Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1395959 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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“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#826085 Dec 20, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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I don't have to guess that he chose an unguarded school and attacked the most defenseless crowd he could find. Then, instead of waiting to fight it out with the armed people that would inevitably blow him into the next dimension, he kills himself.
Case closed. His target was the most defenseless victims he could find, and the prospect of him actually having to fight it out with people equally well armed caused him to kill himself before the fight started. So, any body armor he may have worn was just part of his costume. He had no intention of putting it to its intended use.
Just the presence of an armed guard at that school would have prevented this.
A suicide mission against an armed guard or an armed self ended in suicide.
According to reports, he had been in a conflict with 4 teachers at the school the previous day, and that was far more likely to play the major part in his choices than just selecting a nice venue for a day's outing of recreational mass murder.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#826086 Dec 20, 2012
Some friends of Nancy Lanza are saying she was attempting to have him committed to a pcychiatric facility, she was away in New Hampshire for two days before the murders. She left him home alone with the weapons! The question is this: is it possible to commit a person to such a facility?
Someone else posted this horrid story about such a mother who was trying to commit her son too and he murdered her before she could find a place:

http://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/dankovich-chr...

The discussion is about guns, which I agree that the assault weapons ban should be reinstituted; however, the underlying issue is mental illness.
Should we begin institutionalizing those that we a deem a danger to society before they do anything?
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#826087 Dec 20, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Hehe. I will do my best to have them banned. ;)
Don't forget the terrific smack down artist and early bird P DuPont.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#826088 Dec 20, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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If a bunch of Marxists begin disappearing people, do you think anyone is going to make themselves visible?
If a bunch of radicals go on a rampage, do you think anyone is going to make themselves visible?
You need to get in touch with reality.
... hmmmmmmm. Now, where was that the problem in recent events?
Looking for a last-minute Christmas present for that special person on your list? How about Freedom Group, the maker of the Bushmaster rifle used in the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut? Cerberus Capital Management, a major New York private equity firm, announced today that it is putting its controlling stake in Freedom Group up for sale. The Cerberus executives are no squeamish liberals. Its founder and CEO, Stephen A. Feinberg, is an avid hunter. Its executives have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years to Republican candidates, including Ben Quayle, whose father, the former vice president, serves on Cerberus' board. But apparently, the firm decided that the elementary-school massacre was just too large a blot on Freedom Group. It surely doesn't help that Feinberg's father lives in Newtown.

A sale under these circumstances presents a perfect investment opportunity. Herewith, then, is a helpful buyer's guide to some important features about Freedom Group, based on official company filings. In addition to Bushmaster, the company makes the storied Remington rifle and several other major brands. It sells more than 1 million rifles and shotguns per year. It employs 3,000 people and its manufacturing facilities are in upstate New York, Kentucky and Missouri; only the New York plant is unionized. In 2011, the company registered $775 million in sales -- still down from its pre-recession peak, but a $30 million increase over the year prior. Some other features to consider:

2. Men are as insecure as ever. On the upside, though, firearms makers such as Freedom Group have in recent years managed to offset the decline in demand from bona fide hunters by marketing military-style guns to men more interested in impressing their dears than tracking deer. The euphemism for this category is the "modern sporting rifle," and Freedom Group is all over it. From its 2011 annual report: "The Bushmaster and DPMS brands, established in 1973 and 1986, respectively, represent the largest and second largest designers and suppliers of modern sporting rifles, components and parts for the commercial market. Bushmaster was one of the first companies to introduce modern sporting rifles to the consumer market, a market that is growing faster than the general firearms industry." This shift away from the hunting market to the self-image market is what led Freedom Group to produce an ad campaign which casts buying the Bushmaster .223 as restoring one's "man card." Most unfortunately, the campaign includes one ad that defines "unmanliness" as being a man who "avoids eye contact with 5th graders."

http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/111237/buyers-g... #

reality.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826089 Dec 20, 2012
Jean wrote:
<quoted text>You're such a gullible unthinking lemming. It's not Obama who is playing this terrible tragedy bobo. It's the county, the world...decent normal caring outraged human beings unlike you righties.
Is "Yepperz" dead?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#826091 Dec 20, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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A suicide mission against an armed guard or an armed self ended in suicide.
According to reports, he had been in a conflict with 4 teachers at the school the previous day, and that was far more likely to play the major part in his choices than just selecting a nice venue for a day's outing of recreational mass murder.
Nancy Lanza was most likely trying to protect her son; and although there are some reports that she knew he was deteriorating; perhaps the only recourse would have been for her to call the police to say she was afraid of him. But, then, could they have done anything? Nevertheless, the weapons were provided by her; what was she thinking? Leaving him alone with the weapons for two days? Two days to plan and plot.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826092 Dec 20, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text> Doesn't President Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act cover gender reassignment surgery? I think it does. If it doesn't it should.
Creatures like you are certainly interested, and Obamacare would be discriminatory if it failed to offer this critical medical procedure. For free, of course.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#826093 Dec 20, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Obama is using the gun control issue as another diversion from his rotten economy and his unwillingness to engage in meaningful deficit reduction.
Obama knows this is a losing issue in the long run, but then he doesn't need to worry about that.
Diversion? 28 people murdered and you think it's a diversion?
You're out of your mind. The entire country is in an outrage.
You are right in that he doesn't have to worry about getting re elected; therefore, he can try to do something about this and be a hero; be the one who has the guts to stand up to the NRA. Enough is enough.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#826094 Dec 20, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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A suicide mission against an armed guard or an armed self ended in suicide.
According to reports, he had been in a conflict with 4 teachers at the school the previous day, and that was far more likely to play the major part in his choices than just selecting a nice venue for a day's outing of recreational mass murder.
Then why the children?
He knew the teachers weren't armed, and there was nothing protecting them. The mere prospect of him facing an armed adversary caused him to kill himself.
If there was an armed guard at that school, this would have never happened. He was fixated on attacking defenseless people, just like the video games he spent his life playing.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826095 Dec 20, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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We need a new Speaker.
Nancy Pelosi asked Boehner to change the way things are done and have the 112th Congress select the Speaker for the 113th Congress. Boehner agreed to this and unconstitutionally made himself the Speaker for the next session.
When the Speaker and that nut case Pelosi are in agreement on ANYTHING, we need to run that Speaker out of town. He's the problem.
The Speaker, as well as any other leader of either party, can be changed at any time by the party caucus.
TSM

United States

#826097 Dec 20, 2012
One thing for sure is Liberals/Democrats will protect their Holy Grail today Hollywood yesterday Fannie/Freddie!! We know the weapon of choice now less deal with the Root Cause (Hollywood/Violent Videos) Does Liberals believe neither had an influence on Adam than explain Fans obsessed with celebrities in some cases Killing them!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826098 Dec 20, 2012
Jean wrote:
You bobos still thinking the old party is looking out for the middle class? Must be something in the Bible about moving heaven and earth to protect millionaires. Right?
To the contrary, Yepperz/Jean, the Republicans understand who is a millionaire and who is not.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826099 Dec 20, 2012
Jean wrote:
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Convenient you righties are all mising the memory gene. 57% approval for Obama. Tsk tsk.
Lots of people like lame ducks.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#826100 Dec 20, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Don't forget the terrific smack down artist and early bird P DuPont.
He's great!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#826101 Dec 20, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The Speaker, as well as any other leader of either party, can be changed at any time by the party caucus.
And, here comes.... Eric Cantor!
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#826102 Dec 20, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Don't forget the terrific smack down artist and early bird P DuPont.
Duly nominated. Cheers.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826104 Dec 20, 2012
Jean wrote:
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That is outrageous...outrageous.
Miss Hillary will just faint whenever the subject of Benghazi comes up.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826105 Dec 20, 2012
Homer wrote:
I suppose it's time for the annual Topix awards.
I nominate the following:
Best new poster: THE DEBIL
Ghost in drag.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#826106 Dec 20, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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To the contrary, Yepperz/Jean, the Republicans understand who is a millionaire and who is not.
Congrats JG! Winning ahole of the month every month this year has culminated in you winning ahole of the year.

Gonna be tough to top that in 2013 but Homer wishes you the best of luck. I'll be rooting for you.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#826107 Dec 20, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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No, dipshit, it meant that the killer had access to a more powerful killing weapon.
My God,you people are dumb.
If his mother did not own those guns, where would he have obtained them???
Where do all the urban gangbangers get their guns?

Many are illegal aliens who can't even produce ID.

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