Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1252485 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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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#829133 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Very few people of the type that you describe would jeopardize their lives and careers by engaging in any illegal activity, most specifically selling drugs. It's just not worth the risk.
If drugs are legalized, they will be licensed and regulated and heavily taxed and Walmart or CVS will become the primary outlet. Personal sales will still be illegal, enforced more than ever, because the government will want the revenue. Just like moonshining is still illegal.
HA! You are truly clueless.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829134 Dec 26, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Technically, the House and particularly the cons are so divided and dis-functional, they clearly cannot come to any agreement.
Besides, can you tell me who really does control the purse strings?
Last I checked, it wasn't the president!
The House has already agreed on and passed both tax and spending bills.

The Democrat Senate can debate these bills or not, as they choose.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829135 Dec 26, 2012
carol wrote:
The sad truth is we will never know if Republicans could have turned this thing around.
Those who wanted an entitlement president got what they wanted. But at what price?
At this point, Boehner and the GOP MUST - absolutely MUST - let Obama own this cliff - lock, stock and barrel.
They are making Obama look like the hero in this bizarre melodrama we're watching unfold in total disbelief. He is now cutting his vacation short to come back and save the day.
Give the darn cliff to him. He's wants it but wants to blame them. Why don't they just give it to him? Let him own it and wear it like a tattoo on his forehead.
Give Obama the tax hikes, the recession, the exploding deficit - all of it - for friggin' cryin' out loud!
Are you French?

Like to surrender at the first sign of trouble?

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SWOSWO

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#829136 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#829137 Dec 26, 2012
carol wrote:
The sad truth is we will never know if Republicans could have turned this thing around.
Those who wanted an entitlement president got what they wanted. But at what price?
At this point, Boehner and the GOP MUST - absolutely MUST - let Obama own this cliff - lock, stock and barrel.
They are making Obama look like the hero in this bizarre melodrama we're watching unfold in total disbelief. He is now cutting his vacation short to come back and save the day.
Give the darn cliff to him. He's wants it but wants to blame them. Why don't they just give it to him? Let him own it and wear it like a tattoo on his forehead.
Give Obama the tax hikes, the recession, the exploding deficit - all of it - for friggin' cryin' out loud!
Boehner is a fool, and your party is self destructing. You are absolutely clueless

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#829138 Dec 26, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Don't worry. Come 2014, the House might shift further left if they continue to act like kids!
Let us hope so! Boehner will be out by next week

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829139 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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HA! You are truly clueless.
If you think that the sale of legalized drugs will not be closely regulated and heavily taxed, then you are the truly clueless one.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829140 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Let us hope so! Boehner will be out by next week
Not likely, but if so his successor will be more conservative and less likely to make a deal with Obama.

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#829141 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Let us hope so! Boehner will be out by next week
I believe Boehner wants to turn the Whole United States into Welfare Society like the Federal 8th district he represents in Ohio and its a sh?thole.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#829142 Dec 26, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's unimaginable the number of homeless and hungry people roaming around after January 1 because of no jobs and expired unemployment benefits.
Especially when even less jobs are on the horizon.
It's unimaginable that Americans let this happen. Voting for this president not once - but twice.
Since when do you give a rats ass about unemployment benefits? I thought they were all lazy bums who not want to work? Let the charities and churches help them, or they can get a job, the government is not their nanny.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#829143 Dec 26, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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If you think that the sale of legalized drugs will not be closely regulated and heavily taxed, then you are the truly clueless one.
If you think illicit drug trade is nothing but the few street level dealers; then you are clueless. Remember Wells Fargo? Laundering billions in drug money? What happened? A slap on the wrist and a fine. You can probably not even fathom how huge this really is, globally.
I say, tax them. Same with the money laundering churches ; like the Calvary Chapel., a front for organized crime and drug money.
You think the only people who take drugs are those junkies on the street? HA! Wake up. This can only go on with cooperation from everyone. The small guys go to jail, the big guys are sailing the world in custom built yachts and flying their own jets, with enough cash to pay everyone off.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#829144 Dec 26, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! I know. No thought was needed to ascertain your state but I thought it sounded better!
Sounded better, eh? You are ALL imagery with no substance.

Liberal, eh?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829145 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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If you think illicit drug trade is nothing but the few street level dealers; then you are clueless. Remember Wells Fargo? Laundering billions in drug money? What happened? A slap on the wrist and a fine. You can probably not even fathom how huge this really is, globally.
I say, tax them. Same with the money laundering churches ; like the Calvary Chapel., a front for organized crime and drug money.
You think the only people who take drugs are those junkies on the street? HA! Wake up. This can only go on with cooperation from everyone. The small guys go to jail, the big guys are sailing the world in custom built yachts and flying their own jets, with enough cash to pay everyone off.
Fine, as soon as unions are taxed on their dues income, which is nothing more than a money laundering operation for the Democrat Party.

Most churches lack sufficient income to pay staff and heat the building.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829146 Dec 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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You think the only people who take drugs are those junkies on the street? HA! Wake up. This can only go on with cooperation from everyone.
I think that the vast majority of people who are able to function in society do not use illegal drugs.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#829147 Dec 26, 2012
The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that the nation would hit the debt limit on Dec. 31, and would then have to take “extraordinary measures” to avoid exhausting the government’s borrowing limit in the New Year.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/fiscal-...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#829148 Dec 27, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Obama is a lame duck, particularly after 2014.
Dick Morris' Terrible 2012

In May, O'Reilly Factor host Bill O'Reilly told Fox News political analyst Dick Morris that because he was "so far out on the limb" predicting a Romney win in the presidential election, if Obama were to be re-elected Morris would be "through" and "selling refrigerators in Topeka." Seven months later, following Obama's comfortable re-election, Morris isn't selling appliances in Kansas (that we know of), but he's the laughingstock of the political pundit class and has temporarily been benched at Fox News.

Like most other years of Morris' media career, 2012 was marked by terribly inaccurate election predictions, habitual dishonesty, and questionable ethical conflicts. Unlike most other years, however, Morris appears to actually be facing consequences and backlash for his role as America's Worst Political Pundit.

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/12/26/dick-...

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PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#829150 Dec 27, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Talk to the Boy Messiah and his boy Eric Holder about guns getting into the hands of the wrong people. Mexico? Chicago? LA? Detroit?
Can't keep illegals out. Can't keep drugs out. But you and your handlers want us to believe you can keep illegal weapons out, eh?
Your PR skills are not just lacking but MIA.
Neither Obama or Holder are "boys" you racist POS. Those guns were going down to Mexico because Bush and the GOP didn't reinstate the assault weapons ban and states like Arizona allow virtually unlimited purchases of these weapons.
You're an idiot!

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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#829151 Dec 27, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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Neither Obama or Holder are "boys" you racist POS. Those guns were going down to Mexico because Bush and the GOP didn't reinstate the assault weapons ban and states like Arizona allow virtually unlimited purchases of these weapons.
You're an idiot!
What a lie!

You're an idiot!

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PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#829152 Dec 27, 2012
Waxman wrote:
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What a lie!
You're an idiot!
Prove what I said was a lie or STFU imbecile.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#829153 Dec 27, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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Well, if you ask Joe BiteMe, he'll tell you that for every government job created, that job costs the economy two jobs lost.
You wouldn't be calling Joe Biden fullofshit, would you?
If you compare your so-called "analysis" with the increase in percentage of the economy occupied by the government, you'll discover that Joe BiteMe is correct. And, considering that the government is actually counted as part of the economy instead of treating it as what it is, an expense, the real-world numbers are even worse. I calculate about 1.5 jobs in the real-world economy lost for every government job created.(A job with a government contractor IS a government job, and we know what the definition of "is" is.) Because the government counts the government as an asset to the economy instead of what it actually is, an expense, then Joe BiteMe's assessment of a government job costing the real economy two jobs is reasonable.
In short, your party's Vice President stated that for every government job gotten rid of equates to two jobs created in the real economy.
So, what's the plan to create jobs in the economy? More government jobs?
Do you people ever listen to yourselves?
Do you have any actual facts or data to back up your "calculations"? Of course you don't you're just pulling it out of your anal orifice like you do in all of your posts.

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