Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1264191 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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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#828961 Dec 26, 2012
The statistical reality is that the red-staters are, on average, less prone to pay income taxes, more prone to receive subsidies from the federal government, less physically fit, less responsible in their sexual behaviour, more prone to inflict harm on themselves and on others through smoking, drunk driving and misuse of firearms, and more prone to freeride on the healthcare system, compared to blue-staters.

http://www.voxeu.org/article/which-50-states-...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#828962 Dec 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Red states tend to have a far higher percentage of drug abuse, led by West Virginia with 25.8 percent out of every 100,000 drug abusers dying of drug overdoses, Utah with 18.4 and Alaska with 18.1 in 2008, the last year for which statistics are available.
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_21890127...
West Virginia, Flack's old stomping grounds, go figure.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#828963 Dec 26, 2012
DEBIL HIS DOO wrote:
<quoted text>
NOPE, HOMER, IT DEFINITELY MOUSE. DEBIL KNOW THIS WHEN HE CATCH THE WHIFF OF A 50-ISH WOMAN ABORTIN' HER MISSHAPEN, TRISOMY 13 FETUS IN THE WALMART RESTROOM ONE NIGHT SHORTLY BEFO' THE CLEANING CREW COME IN. THAT OLE' BABY MAKER SMELL LIKE MOUSE I TELL YOU. WHY THIS IS, IS A MYSTERY, EVEN TO DEBIL. AND IT LINGER EVEN AFTER SHE LIMP OUT THE STALL. DEBIL STAY TO PET THE L'IL THING AS IT GO THROUGH ITS DEATH AGONY THOUGH. THAT JUS' THE KIND OF GUY DEBIL IS. OH, AN' TADOW!
(Sorry, REAL DEBIL, but this is so much fun.'K, maybe "fun" not the word; nevertheless, I need some air ...)
DEBIL, you sure do paint some disturbing visuals.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#828964 Dec 26, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>It's not a red herring--by the way, that means false clue--ALL private sellers should be required to do ALL the things that a dealer must do...you know, those things you have to do when you make a private car sale. You wouldn't be required to check into the car buyer's mental health background either. You didn't even refer to the ban on high volume magazines or drums...you think you need a thirty round clip to go bird hunting?
If you are transferring ownership of a rifle that is not registered and is not required to be registered from one person to another, there is nothing to be done.

High volume magazines do not make a rifle an "assault weapon" under the CT law or the expired federal ban. The gun used in CT was not an "assault weapon" as defined by law.

Many people own firearms for purposes other than hunting.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#828965 Dec 26, 2012
Have I mentioned I am ready for the fiscal cliff? Cut spending and raise taxes. Let's do this. Time to bite the bullet.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#828966 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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My thought, perhaps not well-stated, was that their efforts would be diverted to other criminal activities.
But the real money is being made by those who wage this make believe 'War on Drugs'.

That's why is won't end. There's way too many in Gov't that have friends who profit from the stupid War. These friends keep them in office.

The 'War on Drugs' was a joke from Nixon's time right to today.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#828967 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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My thought, perhaps not well-stated, was that their efforts would be diverted to other criminal activities.
In some cases but dealing drugs requires a different skill set than other criminal enterprises.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#828968 Dec 26, 2012
Patriot wrote:
The man who shot the fireman in New York was already barred by law from owning guns, he served 17 years in prison for killing his grandmother with a hammer in 1980. He was convicted only of manslaughter, and was paroled in 1998.
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/...
Proof that guns are way too easy to obtain in America.

Much tighter laws are needed.

We need a 'War on Guns'.
Lincoln

United States

#828969 Dec 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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Liberalism?
Red States Lead the Nation in Divorce
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2011/...
Blame FDR and LBJ for ‘Moocher’ Paradox in Red States
It remains a mystery why places that receive the most per person in federal spending, particularly on welfare programs, vote in presidential elections for the party that wants to cut those programs.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-19/blam...
Republican-Heavy Counties Eat Up Most Food-Stamp Growth
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-05/repu...
Red States Lead the Nation in Divorce!
Maybe Republicans need to divorce each other?
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#828970 Dec 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The statistical reality is that the red-staters are, on average, less prone to pay income taxes, more prone to receive subsidies from the federal government, less physically fit, less responsible in their sexual behaviour, more prone to inflict harm on themselves and on others through smoking, drunk driving and misuse of firearms, and more prone to freeride on the healthcare system, compared to blue-staters.
http://www.voxeu.org/article/which-50-states-...
Does the rest of the country get any benefit at all from these states or are they basically just a drain on the nation?

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#828971 Dec 26, 2012
carol wrote:
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Source please?
I can make up stuff too.
"carol"
Proof from "dumos" You have to be kidding, he just dances, dodges and lies.
Peace

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#828972 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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If someone can prove that they suffered damages specifically as a result of their name and address being pinpointed in the newspaper and associated with the CT shooting, then they may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Just because the information is available from the state does not mean that it should be publicized in mass media.
As usual, your analysis is like that of a petulant child.

An especially dumb, petulant child.
Lincoln

United States

#828973 Dec 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Where Do the 47 Percent Live?
In short, Romney’s geographic base is in states where large numbers of households pay no net federal income tax.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/wh
ere-do-the-47-percent-live/
"R*mney’s geographic base" - right! thats-a-good-one

VP Joe Biden made short work of Ryan in the debate.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#828974 Dec 26, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>It's not a red herring--by the way, that means false clue--ALL private sellers should be required to do ALL the things that a dealer must do...you know, those things you have to do when you make a private car sale. You wouldn't be required to check into the car buyer's mental health background either. You didn't even refer to the ban on high volume magazines or drums...you think you need a thirty round clip to go bird hunting?
Your fixation with "magazine capacity" is also interesting.

A typical .22 caliber lever action Winchester Model 250 has a "magazine capacity" of 16 LR shells. Does this make it an "assault weapon" by your definition?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#828975 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
If someone can prove that they suffered damages specifically as a result of their name and address being pinpointed in the newspaper and associated with the CT shooting, then they may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Just because the information is available from the state does not mean that it should be publicized in mass media.
Bullshyte, the O Sentinel published a list of every CCW permit in Florida years ago and the gun owners went fkn berserk. It's just a list, same as a list of drivers licenses, contractors licenses, occupational licenses. Give it a fkn rest will ya pal?

In my state if you're arrested, your mug shot becomes public record and stays so even if later your case is dropped, or you're found not guilty.

It's a new world old timer__get with it OK?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#828976 Dec 26, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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In some cases but dealing drugs requires a different skill set than other criminal enterprises.
LMAO.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#828977 Dec 26, 2012
Lincoln wrote:
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Red States Lead the Nation in Divorce!
Maybe Republicans need to divorce each other?
No way, they do not want to split their inheritance with anybody, they just keep a concubine on the side.

There I think I've done it, successfully used 'concubine' in a sentence.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#828978 Dec 26, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
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Agreed. It is not the gun show loophole that needs to be fixed, it is the private seller loophole. Why not have all firearm transactions brokered through licensed firearm dealers?
Agreed again - there are both pro and anti firearms posters who seem to have as much contact with reality as a mosquito to an octopus.
What is the point if the gun does not require registration?

Even a leftwing state like California does not require registration or permitting of rifles or shotguns.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#828979 Dec 26, 2012
EasyEed wrote:
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"carol"
Proof from "dumos" You have to be kidding, he just dances, dodges and lies.
Peace
Ha!

I'd ask if you felt stupid now but that'd be a pretty stupid question wouldn't it?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#828980 Dec 26, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
No it wouldn't.
A Flat SALES tax, charged to Everybody (NOT just "some" could be even less than one precent, and STILL generate revenue.
Get your mind outa duh "break duh honest working class contributors" guttter. It's not working now and it won't work in the future either.
Time for EVERYONE to PAY the pipers-not just some!!
Charge Federal SALES tax--ALL across the boards-NO exclusions.
(and charge Nevada double!!)
Although I favor a flat tax, whether on income or sales, the rate would need to be higher than you think.

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