Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458232 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832535 Jan 2, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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Being a hypocrite is asking someone to do something you are not WILLING to do yourself. I have never endorsed a complete gun ban but would be WILLING to accept one if such a law was passed.
Regarding hunting, meat doesn't grow on trees. It comes from killing animals. It is hypocritical to criticize others for killing the animal they eat while you eat meat that you paid someone else to kill for you.
Congress (and the Chosen One) lack the ability to pass a "complete gun ban."

This is a non-issue.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832536 Jan 2, 2013
carol wrote:
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Hopefully, it will make it a lot easier in 2014 and 2016 to bring back some sanity.
But it could have been worse, granted.
However, the worst is yet to come over the next 60 days. Obama has to deliver on his "balanced approach" and either put up or shut up and spending cuts.
Problem is, he doesn't care about the deficit. He only cares about extracting revenge against the wealthy.
Yes. So there will be no spending cuts.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832539 Jan 2, 2013
Jack Ching Botta Bing tax wrote:
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Some of these Marxist Obama lovers forget that we use oil for many other things!Electric cars need oil too.
Obama would need help plugging in his new plastic electric car!
Maybe,Obama's Chicago limo and the Marine helicopters will run on huge heavy 12v battery banks.
There is nothing wrong with all-electric cars if they are functional and cost-efficient.

Problem is, they are neither.

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Cindy

Ottawa, Canada

#832545 Jan 2, 2013
Luke on the Lam wrote:
Unless you want to throw in $50k on the price of the house in which case the furnishings convey?
Troll!

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#832547 Jan 2, 2013
SHADOW wrote:
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Are you trying to be serious or are you just a liar?
"Obama in a statement yesterday blamed the shocking new round of subprime-related bankruptcies on the free-market system, and specifically the "trickle-down" economics of the Bush administration, which he tried to gig opponent John McCain for wanting to extend........
No one is lying except those right wing blogs and crap you guys post. In courtcases in Europe,Ireland, England , Australia all found these blue chip "good as gold" companies you are speaking for to be GUILTY of fraud & ordered to pay compensation to investors. The down side of that is , they can only seize the assests owned by these companies in the country were the court action took place. So it usually means an abandoned bldg somewhere worth next to nothing which never covers the loses. Why because they BROKE the laws of Financial investments in the countries they fleeced money from. Unfortunately in America all those rules were dropped by Reagan and co and yes Clinton had a part in it too. In the end leading to the GFC the Bush admin even stripped down the sherrif's dept watching Wall st to a night watchman & a cleaner. But it was THESE companies behavour not the Clinton admin, that mitigated this fraud. So what if Clinton said they wanted more loans to minorities etc it was NEVER enforced. It could have never been enforced by any law. So don't come down this BS road that Wall street sings about trying to direct blame away from the real culprits. Its the same as blaming Saddam for 9/11 everyone knows otherwise.

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#832553 Jan 2, 2013
Bruce Bartlett on Where the Right Went Wrong

Bill Moyers talks with conservative economist Bruce Bartlett, who wrote "the bible" for the Reagan Revolution, worked on domestic policy for the Reagan White House, and served as a top treasury official under the first President Bush. Now he's a heretic in the conservative circles where he once was a star. Bartlett argues that right-wing tax policies -- pushed in part by Grover Norquist and Tea Party activists -- are destroying the country's economic foundation.

http://vimeo.com/36529531

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#832555 Jan 2, 2013
maddmaxx7 wrote:
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That our president is a lying SOS failure intent on bankrupting us would be my guess. What do you think? About our lying SOS failure of a president intent on bankrupting us?
Bush already did that.

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Lincoln

United States

#832556 Jan 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The "job search" can consist of a few clicks on the internet, no "pavement pounding" required. That is, if anybody even checks.
With smaller govrenment, as conservatives wish, fewer regulators - ironic

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Lincoln

United States

#832557 Jan 2, 2013
The plain-speaking governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, embarked on an extended tirade against his own party members in Congress on Wednesday, raging against what he described as the "toxic internal politics" of House Republicans.

Christie, a high-profile Republican who is among the potential candidates for a run at the presidency in 2016, used invective against his own party usually only heard in attacks from Democrats.

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JEB

Pompano Beach, FL

#832559 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
The plain-speaking governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, embarked on an extended tirade against his own party members in Congress on Wednesday, raging against what he described as the "toxic internal politics" of House Republicans.
Christie, a high-profile Republican who is among the potential candidates for a run at the presidency in 2016, used invective against his own party usually only heard in attacks from Democrats.
Which is why he will never win the nomination, but will easily be re-elected governor.

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#832560 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
The plain-speaking governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, embarked on an extended tirade against his own party members in Congress on Wednesday, raging against what he described as the "toxic internal politics" of House Republicans.
Christie, a high-profile Republican who is among the potential candidates for a run at the presidency in 2016, used invective against his own party usually only heard in attacks from Democrats.
Just proves the Republican Party is on Life Support.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832561 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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With smaller govrenment, as conservatives wish, fewer regulators - ironic
No documentation of job search activities need be submitted unless specifically requested.

If unemployment benefits are extended indefinitely, many will not bother to look for work.

With unemployment benefits in some states almost $600 per week, why bother?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832562 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Christie, who is among the potential candidates for a run at the presidency in 2016....
Has Christie switched to the Democrat Party?

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Lincoln

United States

#832564 Jan 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Has Christie switched to the Democrat Party?
Do you feel this is a possibility?
McCain seems the leader of the GOP at the moment.
Scott Brown set to run in Mass.

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Lincoln

United States

#832565 Jan 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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No documentation of job search activities need be submitted unless specifically requested.
If unemployment benefits are extended indefinitely, many will not bother to look for work.
With unemployment benefits in some states almost $600 per week, why bother?
Unemployment is difficult to gage as many work part time in the cash only economy.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832566 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Do you feel this is a possibility?
McCain seems the leader of the GOP at the moment.
Scott Brown set to run in Mass.
Christie has no chance in either party, except in New Jersey politics.

Probably re-elected Governor in 2013, then run for US Senate in 2018.

Republican Party has no leader at present.

Economic failure of Obama Administration will likely make 2016 a Republican year.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#832567 Jan 2, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Unemployment is difficult to gage as many work part time in the cash only economy.
If such people choose to violate the law and risk prison, that is their choice. Most likely their employers face a larger risk.

Honest people believe in ethical behavior instead of abusing the system.

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dem

Chicago, IL

#832568 Jan 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If such people choose to violate the law and risk prison, that is their choice. Most likely their employers face a larger risk.
Honest people believe in ethical behavior instead of abusing the system.
go fck yourself

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PDUPONT

Westfield, MA

#832569 Jan 3, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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.. dufusses....
Because it was her job to verify that intel. She took money from you with the understanding that she would verify intel about Saddam Hussein's WMD program.
What she did was, she falsified the analysis. Valerie Plame was a critical piece in the ploy to keep the UN's oil-for-food scam going. She falsified intel so the 18 UN sanctions being ignored would remain in place, and the oil-for-food scam would continue.
You can't verify what doesn't exist imbecile. Your allegation that she falsified intel is a total lie otherwise you'd have some proof.

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NAPPY DUGOUT

Ukraine

#832570 Jan 3, 2013
dem wrote:
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go fck yourself
WHAT'S THAT GONNA ACCOMPLISH? THEN THERE JUS' BE MO' OF HIM.

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