Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1252780 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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RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#846021 Jan 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
...Clinton’s appearance on the Hill, expected to be her last before she is succeeded by John Kerry, provided a broader vindication of the one-time (and probably future) presidential candidate. There had been concern among Democrats that the Benghazi episode would mar her otherwise successful tenure at State — but in fact she is leaving the post more popular than ever.
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds that 67 percent of Americans view her favorably, a career high and roughly double the popularity congressional Republicans have. So when Clinton clashed with GOP lawmakers Wednesday, it had the feeling of a Hummer colliding with a Smart Car.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-m...
Thats an acurate comparison , hummer Hillary I like it ,ya mind if I use it later ?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846022 Jan 24, 2013
you have to love it.....

In malpractice case, Catholic hospital argues fetuses aren’t people

...when it came to mounting a defense in the Stodghill case, Catholic Health’s lawyers effectively turned the Church directives on their head. Catholic organizations have for decades fought to change federal and state laws that fail to protect “unborn persons,” and Catholic Health’s lawyers in this case had the chance to set precedent bolstering anti-abortion legal arguments. Instead, they are arguing state law protects doctors from liability concerning unborn fetuses on grounds that those fetuses are not persons with legal rights.

As Jason Langley, an attorney with Denver-based Kennedy Childs, argued in one of the briefs he filed for the defense, the court “should not overturn the long-standing rule in Colorado that the term ‘person,’ as is used in the Wrongful Death Act, encompasses only individuals born alive. Colorado state courts define ‘person’ under the Act to include only those born alive. Therefore Plaintiffs cannot maintain wrongful death claims based on two unborn fetuses.”.

http://coloradoindependent.com/126808/in-malp...
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#846023 Jan 24, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> That's mob rule. We don't govern by mob rule. This is a republic not a democracy. You'll seem to get that confused all the time.
The Tea Baggers are as close to a mob as it gets. By the way what do we mean when we continue to say that we are spreading democracy. You seem to show a preponderance to make things up as you go.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846024 Jan 24, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> That's mob rule. We don't govern by mob rule. This is a republic not a democracy. You'll seem to get that confused all the time.
the confusion stemming from having lived through Republican rule.

i'm sure i'll be in the right the next time, if ever, we get another Repub in the WH.

i can wait. can you?
AFF

Roxboro, NC

#846025 Jan 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
the Court interprets the Constitution.
right wing blogs don't.
Like the Court did on April 19th 1775. You better rethink and remember Natural Law.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#846026 Jan 24, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Thats an acurate comparison , hummer Hillary I like it ,ya mind if I use it later ?
Sure be yourself woman hater. Just because they have always ignored your fat retarded azz. Wonder why??????
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#846027 Jan 24, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Going through life this deranged and stupid has to be a real burden for the few remaining family members that will admit to knowing your lame azz.
You fell right into that one Bumpass Hillbilly.
Jiminy Cricket

Orlando, FL

#846028 Jan 24, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Their beaten down and unlikely to ever escape W's, cough, legacy. Even Jeb's handsome Latino youngun has taken his show to Texas rather than give it a go in Florida where he'd have to compete for votes against Cuban and Ruerto Rican pols.
McCain's robust attack on madame secretary was likely all theater as he let it slip, again, that he too had prior knowledge of under staffing at certain embassies.
That it's up to McCain to lead the party shows what sorry condition the GOP is in.
What was Bush's, cough, legacy? Warning Congress of the dangers ahead unless Fannie and Freddie were more closely monitored and regulated?

Getting rid of a tyrant who both Democrats and Republicans knew was a threat even before 9/11?

Beginning and ending that war before leaving office?

Misjudging the reaction from the resurgents and al Qaeda after the initial mission was accomplished?

Getting both domestic and foreign economies off the ground again after 9/11?

Having more minorities in his cabinet than any other president?

To which legacy are you referring?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846029 Jan 24, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
Carry?
Sure about that?
no. i'm wrong.

lifted a ban and got rid of trigger locks.

http://loc.gov/law/help/second-amendment.php
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#846030 Jan 24, 2013
Jiminy Cricket wrote:
<quoted text>
Not one tough question from the bunch of them.
They care more about protecting their party than us.
It's just that simple. And sadly true.
More of your party doing what they do best...Cutting their own throat...At Americas expense..Power above all.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846031 Jan 24, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
<quoted text>
But completely stupid
it's the white half. the other half is pretty frickin' smart.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846032 Jan 24, 2013
AFF wrote:
<quoted text>
Like the Court did on April 19th 1775. You better rethink and remember Natural Law.
better tell the court that their interpretation that the Court is the final word in interpreting the Constitution is subject to 'natural law'.

i'm sure they'll get right on it.

and i think your natural law thing is a failed birther screed. maybe you should be more specific so we can ascertain as to how you came up with that one.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#846033 Jan 24, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure be yourself woman hater. Just because they have always ignored your fat retarded azz. Wonder why??????
OK Ghost, resume taking your Prozac.
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#846034 Jan 24, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure be yourself woman hater. Just because they have always ignored your fat retarded azz. Wonder why??????
Morning Margaret , how are things in "bumpass" ?
Brown Girl in the Ring

London, UK

#846036 Jan 24, 2013
carol wrote:
Oh God help me, I just can't do this anymore ....
You could always shoot yourself if it really becomes too unbearable?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846037 Jan 24, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Thats an acurate comparison , hummer Hillary I like it ,ya mind if I use it later ?
right up your alley Rush. have at it ya sexist pig.
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#846038 Jan 24, 2013
8 Things You Didn't Know about Roe v Wade.

http://news.msn.com/us/unmasking-norma-mccorv...

Isn't it ironic that both Norma McCorvey "Roe" became a Christian and an anti-abortion activist and Madylan Murray O'Hair's son, the woman who single-handedly removed prayer in schools, also became a Christian and turned against his own mom?

And two women changed the course of this nation?

I do.

(Like lower case letters better in my present topix name)
forks_make_us_fa t

Oklahoma City, OK

#846039 Jan 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
wanna point those out in the Constitution?
but we do know how the Court feels about abortion.
You took a swing and missed....

You spout off some law blog about guns rights are limited...

How about 'life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness'?

If we can limit guns then why not foodstamps?
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#846040 Jan 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
right up your alley Rush. have at it ya sexist pig.
Hey Red cloud wanna play cowboys and indians ?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#846041 Jan 24, 2013
Why the GOP Could Be in the Wilderness For a Long Time

The problem for the GOP, as it is for all defeated, flailing parties, is that its leaders are sometimes oblivious to the party’s most serious weaknesses, or else they mistake those weaknesses for strengths. Hard-line foreign policy is one example of a clear liability for the party that its leaders believe to be one of their great advantages, which is one reason why it never even occurs to them that they are losing current and possible future supporters by hanging on to failed policy ideas.(Another is that they can’t or won’t acknowledge that the policies failed.) Far more politically damaging for Republicans are the national party’s lack of any relevant economic policy agenda and its cynical, selective interest in fiscal responsibility. This is the “pro-growth” party that presided over wage stagnation and anemic job growth in the 2000s, and this is the party supposedly horrified by deficit spending while being historically far worse at running up deficits when in power.

The weaknesses don’t stop there. The GOP wants to be perceived as the party of limited, constitutional government, but it just went through the better part of a decade expanding the size and intrusiveness of government, and it supported practices of illegal detention and illegal surveillance to boot. With depressingly few exceptions, the party hasn’t repudiated any of the latter, and there appears to be no urgency in reversing or undoing any of the damage done by these things. Having trashed almost everything that their party was supposed to represent, many Republican leaders act as if the worst thing that ever happened during the Bush years was a profusion of earmarks. Until they stop kidding or lying to themselves about what happened the last time there was unified Republican government, it’s doubtful that the public will be willing to entrust them with that much power.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...

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