Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1261868 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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jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847752 Jan 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Here's some data:
http://www.globalhealthfacts.org/data/topic/m...
Look at Cuba sitting in the sweet spot in the third graph:
http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/spend.php
You got something besides hand wringing speculation?
Remember, data not op-eds.
If Cuba is such a paradise, wonder why so many people risk their lives leaving it?

Dr. Jaime Suchlicki of the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies explains the three levels of health care in Cuba:

First is for foreigners known as “medical tourism” who pay in hard currency and get First World treatment of clean, well supplied and state-of-the-art medical care.

(Cubans speak of “tourism apartheid”- separate hotels, separate beaches, separate restaurants, separate everything - causing widespread resentment in the general population.)

The second is for Cuban elites — the Party, the military, official artists and writers, etc. Their system, like the one for medical tourists, is top-notch.

The real Cuban system that ordinary people must use is wretched. Conditions are so unsanitary, patients have to bring their own bedsheets, soap, towels, food, light bulbs and even toilet paper. Basic medications are scarce. Finding an aspirin can be a chore and an antibiotic will fetch a fortune on the black market.

http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/cuba/heal...

http://www.nationalcenter.org/NPA557_Cuban_He...

http://www.global-politics.co.uk/issue9/hanna...

You scare me sometimes.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#847753 Jan 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Danica is married. Unless she got divorced and I didn't hear about it.
Divorced the physical therapist a few months ago.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#847754 Jan 26, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Food stamps help feed people moron, guns especially assault weapons kill them.
You're an idiot!
So you propose that we use guns to reduce the number of food stamp recipients ... I like it. Carol's gonna love it as long as you only reduce the number of brown food stamp recipients.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#847755 Jan 26, 2013
North Korea getting set to off a nuke so it seems.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#847756 Jan 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Doesn't matter which progressives did it control of the people is the goal.
You're going to have to point out that "control of the people" part of the bill. I must have missed it.
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847757 Jan 26, 2013
Cloward-Piven Strategy and Orchestrated Crisis.

Radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven.

The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The Cloward-Piven Strategy hastens the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.

Some of you really can't be so blind as to not see this is actually happening?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#847758 Jan 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong answer but thank you for playing. ACA was the resulting compromise to GOP opposition of the originally proposed single payer option. So, in effect the GOP authored the ACA.
Thank you
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847759 Jan 26, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Food stamps help feed people moron, guns especially assault weapons kill them.
You're an idiot!
Food stamps - like all welfare assistance - is meant to be a temporary hand up. Not a way of life.

When half of the country is on welfare - you better think twice about the reality of an orchestrated crisis.

How long can working Americans support the other half?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#847760 Jan 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
In the face of facts you retreat into mumbling rhetoric.
"What if"
"Maybe"
"Stands to reason"
SOP for the right.
I didn't say any of those things. Deny that they refuse people healthcare because the expense for the procedure is not worth it for some people. You hear abouton the news all the time. Again better watch what you wish for.
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847761 Jan 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
You're going to have to point out that "control of the people" part of the bill. I must have missed it.
You don't think they're going to come right out and tell you the objective is control, do you?

It's like innoculations - given in little amounts - until you're immune to being controlled.

Hello?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#847762 Jan 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Doesn't matter which progressives did it control of the people is the goal.
The idea of a mandate was a Republican plan. Yes, everyone should be insured, but having to buy it from private for profit insurance companies is not ideal. The public option, opening up Meicaire to all is the ideal.
In addition, the government could negotiate the cost of drugs on behalf of the American people. That's how it is done in Canada.

Our largest underlying problem in this country is corporate lobbying. Did you read about the recent gift given to AGM.? This will cost Medicare $500 million.

Take the money out of politics
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#847763 Jan 26, 2013
jiminy cricket wrote:
Cloward-Piven Strategy and Orchestrated Crisis.
Radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven.
The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The Cloward-Piven Strategy hastens the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
Some of you really can't be so blind as to not see this is actually happening?
Oh yes, carol is caroling glen beck again. Horowitz is a nut job

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#847764 Jan 26, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> This just proves you are simply a brainwashed libtard who has no clue about medical care, why costs are increasing, and the real reasons Obamacare was passed. Get a clue! Obamacare is not about lowering health care costs. In fact it accelerates the expense.
The CBO said it bends the curve to lessen the rate of increase..

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#847765 Jan 26, 2013
jiminy cricket wrote:
Cloward-Piven Strategy and Orchestrated Crisis.
Radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven.
The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The Cloward-Piven Strategy hastens the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
Some of you really can't be so blind as to not see this is actually happening?
I'm afraid they are.
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847766 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! The intelligence came from bushie son. So yes, they did have the same intelligence that bushie crafted.
As for Fannie / Freddie, in case you haven't noticed lately, they're forcing banks to pay a penalty and take back loans.
You people need to get the facts straight son. Instead of just listening to yourselves!
Intelligence comes from the CIA, son.

Did you see Pelosi looking like a deer caught in headlights when the press almost ate her alive for accusing the CIA of lying to her?

It wasn't a pretty sight. Want me to find the news clips on video?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#847767 Jan 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
You're going to have to point out that "control of the people" part of the bill. I must have missed it.
Was wondering if those smart meters had cameras in them and recording devices?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#847769 Jan 26, 2013
jiminy cricket wrote:
<quoted text>
You don't think they're going to come right out and tell you the objective is control, do you?
It's like innoculations - given in little amounts - until you're immune to being controlled.
Hello?
Lol
jiminy cricket

Orlando, FL

#847770 Jan 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Well gee son. In the case of the USSR, it as the military that killed the country.
So by your "logic," it's the military we need to go after.
The USSR collapsed under an economic crisis.

We're next.

Wonder why.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#847771 Jan 26, 2013
jiminy cricket wrote:
Cloward-Piven Strategy and Orchestrated Crisis.
Radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven.
The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The Cloward-Piven Strategy hastens the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
Some of you really can't be so blind as to not see this is actually happening?
The Mad Tea Party and the Cloward-Piven Conspiracy Theory

Leftists like to say that another world is possible, but I was never quite sure of that until I started reading tea party websites. There, a government of leftists is not only possible, it's on the cusp of seizing permanent power, having broken American capitalism and replaced it with a socialist state. Down that rabbit hole, Barack Obama and Rahm Emanuel are communists, and "The Left"--which encompasses everyone from the Democratic Leadership Council to Maoist sectarians--is a disciplined and near omnipotent army marching in lockstep to a decades-old master plan for domination called the "Cloward-Piven strategy" or, as of January 20, 2009, "Cloward-Piven government."

https://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/03/26-...

Why does the Cloward-Piven conspiracy theory hold such appeal? And what, if anything, does it accomplish? On one level it's entertainment. It allows believers to tease out the left's secrets and sinister patterns. Since none of the evidence that supposedly confirms the existence of the Cloward-Piven strategy is, in fact, secret, this proves rather easy to do, and so the puzzle is both thrilling and gratifying.

On another level, the theory is an adaptive response to the tea party's fragmentation. As Jonathan Raban pointed out in The New York Review of Books, the tea party is an uneasy conclave of Ayn Rand secular libertarians and fundamentalist Christian evangelicals; it contains birthers, Birchers, racists, xenophobes, Ron Paulites, cold warriors, Zionists, constitutionalists, vanilla Republicans looking for a high and militia-style survivalists. Because the Cloward-Piven strategy is so expansive, it allows tea party propagandists to engage any one--or all--of the pet issues that incite these various constituencies. For some, the left's "offensive to promote illegal immigration" is "Cloward-Piven on steroids." For others, it is the Cloward-Piven "advocates of social change" who "used the Fed, which was complicit in the scheme" to "engineer" the 2008 fiscal crisis. In his speech at the tea party convention in Nashville, WorldNetDaily's Joseph Farah notes that Obama was just 4 when the Cloward-Piven strategy was written. "We think," Farah said. He paused dramatically before adding, "Without the birth certificate we really just don't know," as a sizable portion of the audience broke into applause.

sorry about the birther putdowns.

ROTF!

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#847772 Jan 26, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The idea of a mandate was a Republican plan. Yes, everyone should be insured, but having to buy it from private for profit insurance companies is not ideal. The public option, opening up Meicaire to all is the ideal.
In addition, the government could negotiate the cost of drugs on behalf of the American people. That's how it is done in Canada.
Our largest underlying problem in this country is corporate lobbying. Did you read about the recent gift given to AGM.? This will cost Medicare $500 million.
Take the money out of politics
Come on Lily, you've never been to Canada to see how their system doesn't work..

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