Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1535244 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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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#844557 Jan 22, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Powell was a good Sec. of State, not a perfect one.
Same goes for Con. Rice and Hillary Clinton.
George Bush boycotted the Republican convention in 2012.
By 2012 the party had move so far to the right that G W B was liberal?
George Bush added prescription drug coverage to Medicare and had a proposed guest worker program.
Republicans no shortage of their own to turn on, Bush, Powell, Scarborough, Snowe, Christie...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#844558 Jan 22, 2013
TSM wrote:
I love how Liberals try to eradicate their racist past!! The facts are the Liberal racists of 60s are today 21st century racists!! Can a Liberal tell me how Blacks have benefited under a Democratic party?
Since the 1960s, blacks have experienced a decline in legitimacy and educational achievement and increases in criminal activity and drug abuse. But they have gained Obamaphones and a token in the White House.

So, what's not to like?

Even the token is shifting his focus from blacks to homosexuals.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#844559 Jan 22, 2013
While you nitwits dwell on the foggy past, the President is moving the nation FORWARD without you.

That's how irrelevant you nitwits have become.

You speak of your party's past support for all Americans, while denying your party's complete dependence on the older, white evangelical voters for the past 30 years.

Your Party stopped representing all of America when Reagan was elected. That's when the 'southern strategy' of racism and divisiveness became the Republiclown mantra.

You are now reaping what you have sown.

I hope it chokes you.
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Again, you don't tell the whole story. Black Americans were already swayed to the Democrat Party by the late 1930s because of the New Deal and the Great Depression. Thousands had already fled the South by the 1960s.
Accusing the Republican Party of being against civil rights based on one Republican who supported the Constitution AND civil rights but believed it to be a states' rights issue instead of the federal government's is just part of the Big Lie and dismisses decades of legislation passed by Republicans precisely to ensure civil rights.
The majorty, if not all, of black Americans had already switched loyalites when big government came on the scene in the 1930s.
That's the problem of why we are where we are today. Not one Republican who has become the liberal's "straw man" to excuse their own sins of the past.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#844560 Jan 22, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Do you somehow think that LGBT has a letter in there for black? I asked you a simple question, but forget about it--what your full of is neither credible not the milk of human kindness.
The preferred acronym, at least in California, is LGBTQ.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#844561 Jan 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Say whatever you want about Bill Clinton, pro or con, but he is clearly an expert politician.
As is Obama with 2 election wins, plus stimulis, healthcare reform, turning Republican party into minority party forevemore, etc.

He has you rightwingers twisting in the wind shouting at the forest.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#844562 Jan 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
There is nothing surrounding Obama that isn't rife with fraud.
Obama is a candidate for the biggest hoax ever perpetrated on human society in the history of civilization.
Hoaxes always cause disaster. We won't be the first nation in the history of civilization to be exempted from that rule.
LOL! Classic!
carol

Orlando, FL

#844563 Jan 22, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Do you somehow think that LGBT has a letter in there for black? I asked you a simple question, but forget about it--what your full of is neither credible not the milk of human kindness.
I know Democrats today do not represent the Southern Democrats in the past.

They are just perpetrating racism as an issue for political gain.

Are they not?
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#844564 Jan 22, 2013
It's tough to take you rightwingers seriously anymore.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#844565 Jan 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Trillions spent on changing the world based on unproven global warming "science."
lol! That's generally how things work in the real world son!
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#844566 Jan 22, 2013
Samboca wrote:
<quoted text> Joe Scarborough... Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahaha...
lily loves him. He's the Rush Limbaugh of the left on qualudes nobofy watches except for lily.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#844567 Jan 22, 2013
Waxturd and his puppets love the stupid card.

It's the only one they ever play!!
Waxturd wrote:
<quoted text> lily loves the race card
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#844568 Jan 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Joe Scarborough should step up to the plate and take an active role in politics instead of schmoozing with his morning menagerie.
lol! I wish fart news as a company would do just that! For once, they can be honest!

Well, it is a dream anyway!
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#844569 Jan 22, 2013
WICHITA, Kan (Reuters)- Closed since 2009 after its doctor was murdered, one of the country's most embattled abortion clinics is scheduled to reopen this spring over renewed objections of abortion opponents.

Controversy over the clinic in Wichita, Kansas is building as the country observes the 40th anniversary on Tuesday of the Roe vs. Wade U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made abortion legal in at least the first three months of pregnancy.

An abortion rights group bought the building where George Tiller was among only a few doctors in the country to do late-term abortions before he was gunned down at a Wichita church. Scott Roeder is serving a life sentence after testifying that he killed Tiller, 67, to stop abortions.

Tiller owned the clinic and his family decided to close it down and withdraw from any involvement there after his murder.

Anti-abortion groups are trying to block or delay the reopening of the clinic through a rezoning petition and complaints to the city that permits haven't been issued as required for the clinic's indoor remodeling.

"Once they get the permits we'll be off to the next thing - we will try to persuade contractors not to work there," said Cheryl Sullenger of the Wichita chapter of Operation Rescue.

The attempted roadblocks cast in front of the clinic before it even opens are not discouraging leaders of the organization that bought the building, where abortions, family planning and other gynecological care would be offered.

"We will continue to move forward to see that women have their rights," said Julie Burkhart, who worked with Tiller's clinic for eight years on political and legislative issues. "It's incredibly important because women in this region need access to good medical care."

Since the clinic closed, women in the Wichita area have had to travel at least 150 miles to Oklahoma City or Kansas City for abortions.

Burkhart directs a non-profit organization called Trust Women Foundation Inc, which now owns the single-story, nearly windowless clinic building that sits between a busy highway and a neighborhood of single-family homes.

Tiller's murder spawned formation of the organization with the goal of reopening a clinic, Burkhart said. It took 2-1/2 years to plan a new clinic, look for possible locations and raise money to buy the building, she said. Burkhart is braced for persistent opposition.

"This is absolutely one of the most difficult things I have had to do in my life," said Burkhart, 46. "I have a lot of brave people working with me."

CONSTANT PICKETING

The clinic was the site of constant picketing. Burkhart's home has also been picketed and she has been referred to as a killer in anti-abortion brochures, she said.

http://news.yahoo.com/controversial-kansas-ab...

Odds some rightwinger guns her down?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#844570 Jan 22, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Powell was a good Sec. of State, not a perfect one.
Same goes for Con. Rice and Hillary Clinton.
George Bush boycotted the Republican convention in 2012.
By 2012 the party had move so far to the right that G W B was liberal?
George Bush added prescription drug coverage to Medicare and had a proposed guest worker program.
lol! bushie was "too busy" in 2008 too!
carol

Orlando, FL

#844571 Jan 22, 2013
I think that the only way to stop the complete takeover of the governement by liberals would be to attack the spending side by other means.

Instead of revamping Social Security perhaps we could simply work to lower prohibitions on tobacco and condom use? If more of these liberals could be encouraged to smoke heavily and rut like wild animals without any sort of protection that would surely achieve the same ends with less fuss.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#844572 Jan 22, 2013
New World Order, nitwit!!

You can't get anything right!!

Except that I agree with you on most music picks!! LOL
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yep. The Bushes are all one world order people. You didn't know this?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#844573 Jan 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
More like an elected officeholder reflecting the opinions of his constituents.
lol! And we can say the same about Obama's election as well.
Lincoln

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#844574 Jan 22, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>As is Obama with 2 election wins, plus stimulis, healthcare reform, turning Republican party into minority party forevemore, etc.
He has you rightwingers twisting in the wind shouting at the forest.
Very true.

Assault weapon ban is most likely not going to pass Congress as too many Democrats from rural states and districts will Not vote for it.

President Obama is working on his legacy.

Republicans feel they did not repeat their losing message often enough.
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#844575 Jan 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
While you nitwits dwell on the foggy past, the President is moving the nation FORWARD without you.
That's how irrelevant you nitwits have become.
You speak of your party's past support for all Americans, while denying your party's complete dependence on the older, white evangelical voters for the past 30 years.
Your Party stopped representing all of America when Reagan was elected. That's when the 'southern strategy' of racism and divisiveness became the Republiclown mantra.
You are now reaping what you have sown.
I hope it chokes you.
<quoted text>
Speaking of dwelling on the foggy past, your buddy/twin sonicfool is making arguments based on people that died in 1913.

As far as Regan goes, imbecile, he won 46 states and had tons of Democrats vote for him.

Do you live under a rock?
carol

Orlando, FL

#844576 Jan 22, 2013
Oops, sorry. the dreaded double post again.

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