Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1279009 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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pens_make_us_dum

Oklahoma City, OK

#834351 Jan 5, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
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It still comes down to one thing, the denser the population base its best if none of them have guns. Look at England and Japan, two good examples of high density populations on a small land mass that ban guns. The countries that don't, such as some of those high density living South American countries end up with simular stats.
This is the point that gets lost with the gun lobby and this freedom to carry arms BS. When it was drafted, there was no police force, or high tech army and a population that was just a bit over 1% of what it is now on the same size land mass. This is a no brainer to anyone who is not clouded by misinformation & emotional connections to something that puts everyone at a higher risk. That is the real statistic not NRA bs.
No...look at the PI...

You have a criminal record don't you...

And cannot LEGALLY own a firearm.
Is that it?

Since: Dec 12

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#834352 Jan 5, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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New Libertarian platform..."debt does not matter"
No, that was your party that said it doesn't matter.

Since: Dec 12

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#834353 Jan 5, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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If minimum wage were 11$-12$ an hour, people (with some SENSE anyway) would be a lot better off...providing the economy DEflated some (as is now) in (some)price areas along with it.
(and then the rest could just be adjusted accordingly)
It doesn't work that way, minimum wage just drives inflation. You'll never catch up.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#834354 Jan 5, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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If minimum wage were 11$-12$ an hour, people (with some SENSE anyway) would be a lot better off...providing the economy DEflated some (as is now) in (some)price areas along with it.
(and then the rest could just be adjusted accordingly)
If you were already making $11-12 per hour, how would you feel about being demoted to minimum wage.

Increasing the minimum wage by that much would be grossly inflationary.

Even rich folks would want more to cover the higher cost of their Big Mac.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#834355 Jan 5, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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No, that was your party that said it doesn't matter.
You just said the same.

Since: Dec 08

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#834356 Jan 5, 2013
Obama can't balance a budget...

Here is one possible explanation...

"The Federal Election Commission has just fined President Obama’s 2008 campaign to the tune of $375,000 for basically not having their books in order..."

http://dougpowers.com/

BONUS: Who pays this fine?
really

Virginia Beach, VA

#834357 Jan 5, 2013
John Boehner....I can't believe how he is treating the residents of New York. There is nothing christian or morally acceptable about him.
brown eyes

Hardy, VA

#834358 Jan 5, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Obama can't balance a budget...
Here is one possible explanation...
"The Federal Election Commission has just fined President Obama’s 2008 campaign to the tune of $375,000 for basically not having their books in order..."
http://dougpowers.com/
BONUS: Who pays this fine?
The NRA said they liked President Obama so much they would pay for this oversight.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#834359 Jan 5, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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It doesn't work that way, minimum wage just drives inflation. You'll never catch up.
Don't believe in the myth of the "living wage"?
brown eyes

Hardy, VA

#834361 Jan 5, 2013
really wrote:
John Boehner....I can't believe how he is treating the residents of New York. There is nothing christian or morally acceptable about him.
He's too busy bar hopping and chasing women.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#834362 Jan 5, 2013
really wrote:
John Boehner....I can't believe how he is treating the residents of New York. There is nothing christian or morally acceptable about him.
How about New York (and New Jersey) increasing their own taxes to pay for their own storm relief?

Part of the package is to pay for overtime for local government employees. Why should taxpayers in Kansas or Idaho or California pay for that?

This is about money, not religion.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#834363 Jan 5, 2013
really wrote:
John Boehner....I can't believe how he is treating the residents of New York. There is nothing christian or morally acceptable about him.
"christian" without a capital "C" is totally disrespectful.

Since: Dec 08

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#834364 Jan 5, 2013
Guns in S Korea!

not so much!

1.1 per 100

http://www.gunpolicy.org/firearms/region/sout...

Not stopping them from killing themselves...

33.5 per 100,000 (listed as Korea)

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/sites/suicide-ta...
really

Virginia Beach, VA

#834365 Jan 5, 2013
c' For the same reason that we all pay when earthquakes, wildfires and mudslides happen in California.
RUSH10ME

Emporia, VA

#834366 Jan 5, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>He's too busy bar hopping and chasing women.
He can at any time in your life buy you for twice what you have ever been worth and sell you for half price all day long and never go broke .
really

Virginia Beach, VA

#834367 Jan 5, 2013
c' for the same reason as when there are mudslides, earthquakes and wildfires in California.

Since: Dec 08

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#834368 Jan 5, 2013
Irony...

"CalSTRS reviews investment in co. that bankrolls maker of Newtown rifle

Pension giant has invested $461M in Cerberus Capital Management"

(CalSTRS-The California State Teachers’ Retirement System)

http://www.kcra.com/news/local-news/news-sacr...
brown eyes

Hardy, VA

#834369 Jan 5, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Guns in S Korea!
not so much!
1.1 per 100
http://www.gunpolicy.org/firearms/region/sout...
Not stopping them from killing themselves...
33.5 per 100,000 (listed as Korea)
http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/sites/suicide-ta...
With neighbors like North Korea do you expect them to carry bow and arrows.

Since: Aug 11

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#834370 Jan 5, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Obama can't balance a budget...
Here is one possible explanation...
"The Federal Election Commission has just fined President Obama’s 2008 campaign to the tune of $375,000 for basically not having their books in order..."
http://dougpowers.com/
BONUS: Who pays this fine?
Either can Joe Biden even his own personal budget and he has been in Washington DC since 1973 and 36 of those years as Senator of Delaware, funny the News Media talk about his personal finances.

2013 Net Worth for Vice President Joe Biden

Average Net Worth:$-534,990*

Minimum Net Worth:$-1,260,972
Maximum Net Worth:$190,993

Average 2011 Income:$273,205**

Min. Gross Income:$250,710
Max. Gross Income:$295,700

http://www.davemanuel.com/pols/joe-biden/

Since: Dec 08

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#834371 Jan 5, 2013
really wrote:
c' For the same reason that we all pay when earthquakes, wildfires and mudslides happen in California.
Wildfires...California...

"Hollywood actor Rob Lowe has described his family's dramatic escape from an "Armageddon-like" wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes in a celebrity-studded enclave in California."

So helping Hollywood Millionaires rebuild their homes is something we must "all pay" for?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/nor...

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