Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1277693 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Nov 5, 2008, titled Barack Obama, our next President. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...

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Since: Feb 08

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#823449 Dec 16, 2012
dem wrote:
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Isn't everyone?
"dem"
You maybe, not everyone.
Peace
KMA

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#823450 Dec 16, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The visit is symbolic you fkn stooge, to assure the families and town that they're not alone in their sorrow and that the entire nation is mourning along with them.
As an aside crisis is__hah!
The visit is a photo-op, you fcukingass. Who stands to benefit from his grand appearance, the shattered families? Condolences and reassurances would be better served by a personal call. He's there to further his agenda, maybe even squeeze out another phantom tear.

Since: Dec 10

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#823451 Dec 16, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Should the police (our employees) have military-style weapons?
I would rather they didn't. They wouldn't need that kind of firepower if our government didn't engage them in a phony war.
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#823452 Dec 16, 2012
In what way do you believe our Government is engaging Law Enforcement in a phony war?

Border Patrol is certainly a "phony war".

But which were you refering to?
Tenzing wrote:
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I would rather they didn't. They wouldn't need that kind of firepower if our government didn't engage them in a phony war.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#823453 Dec 16, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
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The visit is a photo-op, you fcukingass. Who stands to benefit from his grand appearance, the shattered families? Condolences and reassurances would be better served by a personal call. He's there to further his agenda, maybe even squeeze out another phantom tear.
Blah blah blah. Another right whiner bitching when he goes and would bitch if he didn't.

Since: Aug 11

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#823454 Dec 16, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>In the cockpit? As I said, some do but most don't.
Perhaps you're old enough to recall when the Airline Pilots Assn was "pleading" for guns in the cockpit and were told by congress that they weren't trustworthy enough.
your right, the Airline Pilots Assn was "pleading" for guns in the cockpit and were told by congress that they weren't trustworthy enough.
sonicfilter

Noblesville, IN

#823455 Dec 16, 2012
The Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group known for protesting outside funerals of slain U.S. service members, announced that it will picket a vigil for the victims of Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the second largest mass killing in American history.

Shirley Phelps-Roper, a spokesperson for the group and, like most members of the organization, a relative of the group's founder, Fred Phelps, announced on Twitter on Saturday the group's plan "to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/16/west...
GOPidiots

Hollywood, FL

#823456 Dec 16, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Don't know about "conservatives", but believe that the church folk stayed away because of Romney's religion. Republicans need to stop listening to the evangelicals, who are nothing more than anti-abortion economic liberals.
You can believe what you want, but thanks to Turdblossom, you're stuck with them.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#823457 Dec 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Blah blah blah. Another right whiner bitching when he goes and would bitch if he didn't.
You've got that argument down pat. If someone had shot and killed that idiot, you'd be bitching right now that 'the kids were put in serious danger by a teacher bringing firearms to school'. Don't tell me you wouldn't.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#823458 Dec 16, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>The Bible makes just about as much sense, or lack thereof, as the foreign policy of Obama.

Obama replaced a secular dictator in Egypt with an equally ruthless Islamic dictator.

Good move, Barry. Probably following the wise counsel of Susan Rice.
He is a liberal, everything is about politics under the pretense of "fairness"!!!

And liberals fall for it by the millions!!!

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#823459 Dec 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
After Sandy, Global Warming Should Be the Top Priority in Obama’s Second Term

Americans went into the voting booth yesterday with horrific images of the fallout from Superstorm Sandy fresh in their minds. Pictures of homes ripped from their moorings, stories of children whisked away by rushing waters, reports of elderly people trapped on top floors of buildings — the true cost of ignoring science’s warnings about global warming are now all too vivid.

http://greenpeaceblogs.org/2012/11/07/after-s...
Did Bush caused Katrina or Obama caused Sandy?

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#823460 Dec 16, 2012
Here is evidence liberals are hypocrite mental disorder cases void of reality and common sense:

When Bush did not signed the Kyoto protocol Bush was accused of causing Katrina,

When Obama did not sign the Kyoto protocol he was not accused of causing Sandy.

Therefore, under logical rational reasoning conclusion:

Liberals must be defeated to save the world!!!
Black Wino

Palm Desert, CA

#823461 Dec 16, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
Barack Obama is flying to the Connecticut town devastated by America's second-deadliest school shooting to mourn with relatives of the 20 children and six adults who lost their lives
He sho is....you didn't think he'd pass up on da childun's massacre and milk it....everything he do is politically calculated by Valerie Jarret in order to push da loony left agenda, Barry an his thugs can go put a lip lock on a rotten pud. day is sickening.....

Since: Nov 12

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#823462 Dec 16, 2012
78% of Americans oppose spending cuts to Medicare and 69% of Americans oppose spending cuts to Medicaid.

Most Americans will get very angry if you start coming after their government checks.

Today there are more than 44 million Americans on food stamps. Many that go on food stamps stay on them forever. In fact, the truth is that most Americans will stay on social welfare programs as long as they can.

Not that many of these programs arent necessary. We have an economy that does not produce enough jobs for everyone and that is pushing more American families below the poverty line every single day. The average American family is being absolutely shredded by this economy.

But when you organize a society in such a way that a majority can vote for the wealth of the minority to be transferred into their pockets you are asking for trouble.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to provide them with jobs? No.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to give them dignity? No.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to create more businesses and spur more economic activity? No.

Yes, we always need to help the poor and those that cannot help themselves. However, what we have created is an entitlement society where the majority of Americans now receive direct payments of money from the government.

As millions more Americans climb aboard the safety net each year, it is eventually going to get to the point where all of this government welfare is going to destroy this nation financially.

But our politicians love the current tax system. Why?

It gives them the ability to exert tremendous social control over the rest of us.

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/tax ...

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#823463 Dec 16, 2012
martinezjosei wrote:
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Did Bush caused Katrina or Obama caused Sandy?
Obama is a beneficent god incapable of harm, he only fixes disasters and prevents catastrophes.

Since: Nov 12

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#823464 Dec 16, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
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Obama is a beneficent god incapable of harm, he only fixes disasters and prevents catastrophes.
Please explain the disasters he has "fixed" and the catastrophes he as "prevented".

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#823465 Dec 16, 2012
Republican Honey wrote:
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Please explain the disasters he has "fixed" and the catastrophes he as "prevented".
Don't you want to know how he became a beneficent god?
sonicfilter

Noblesville, IN

#823466 Dec 16, 2012
Conservative Confusion

Only a major intellectual or moral flaw in American conservatism could have made so many susceptible to the neo-Jacobin bug. Many who caught it were myopically preoccupied with practical politics and Republican partisanship. They lacked historical perspective and philosophical discernment. Others dimly recognized what was happening but went along to reap financial rewards and advance careers. They concealed almost from themselves that they had become hired guns advocating the positions expected of them. Both groups made alliances that will prove compromising. Historians will wonder how so many could have been so easily swayed and manipulated.

Today the utopianism, recklessness, cynicism and sheer incompetence of the neo-Jacobins are becoming obvious. Many of their fellow-travelers are trying to save what remains of their reputations by jumping ship. Intellectually challenged supernationalists just raise their voices and call critics unpatriotic. As for the neo-Jacobins themselves, they are blameless. It is those who implemented their policies who should be blamed. They didnt do it right.

The neo-Jacobin virus should have been flushed out long ago.

http://conservative.org/battleline/conservati...

In modern American politics, the term Jacobin is often used to describe extremists of any party who demand ideological purity.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobin_%28polit...
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#823467 Dec 16, 2012
Barack Obama is flying to the Connecticut town devastated by America's second-deadliest school shooting to mourn with relatives of the 20 children and six adults who lost their lives.

The president will attend an interfaith vigil in the evening in Newtown, where he will also visit the families of those who lost children in Friday's massacre, carried out a 20-year-old local man, Adam Lanza. The gunman forced his way into Sandy Hook elementary school on Friday morning and opened fire on children and teachers before killing himself.

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#823468 Dec 16, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
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Don't you want to know how he became a beneficent god?
You can throw that in if you like. LOL

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