Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1478399 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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“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#855291 Feb 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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To point out how crazy you are, first you ask where the money will come from.
Answer: the Treasury Dept.
if the money comes from the treasury department, can I stop paying federal income tax? It seems to me the government has their own source of money, they don't need mine.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855292 Feb 6, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
Menendez’s cronies
Beyond senator’s prostitute woes
Put on your shocked faces: Since my bipartisan call last week for Democratic women to join the Ladies Against Sen. Sleaze-Bob movement, not a single Democratic woman in Washington has signed up. Here’s the thing. The brewing scandal involving Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), the new chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is not just a “sex scandal.” It’s a crony-corruption scandal of sordid, soap-operatic proportions.
Shady Menendez campaign contributor and best-friend-forever Salomon Melgen is the high-flying eye doctor at the center of the senator’s ills.
Melgen is owner of the Casa de Campo resort home, where he and Menendez reportedly engaged in sexual romps with a bevy of Dominican escorts, including at least one minor girl. In his latest statement on the matter Monday, Menendez repeated his blanket denials of any wrongdoing, recycled his attack on conservative media reporting the story and labeled accounts of the alleged island sex parties “smears.”
While his lips keep denying, his actions smack of lying. Last week, he sheepishly disclosed that he’d just reimbursed Melgen in January of this year for nearly $60,000 in expenses tied to two of three private jet trips to the Dominican Republic in 2010 — trips he had never admitted taking before.
Senate rules require prior approval of such private jet travel and luxury lodging. Senate rules also require financial disclosure of such gifts after approval.
Menendez ignored all the rules, blamed his staff and now wheedles that the matter simply “fell through the cracks.”
But you know what didn’t fall through the cracks? A special multimillion-dollar port-security contract Melgen wanted with the Dominican Republic. The politically connected ophthalmologist — who forked over $700,000 to help Menendez and other Democrats get re-elected last cycle — has zero experience in port security. But Menendez used a Senate hearing last summer to lobby for enforcement of the contract Melgen’s company has with the Dominican government.
Menendez also met with officials from the Obama State and Commerce departments on the matter, though he was careful not to mention Melgen by name.
One of Menendez’s longtime senior legislative aides, Pedro Pablo Permuy, will be in charge of operations, according to Melgen’s cousin and legal mouthpiece Vinicio Castillo Seman. The contract is estimated to be worth up to $1 billion over the next 20 years, according to The Miami Herald. How do you say “crony government” in Spanish?
Know-nothing Menendez denies any knowledge of his veteran aide’s involvement with the company, of course. Or rather, his lips have issued another in a long line of denials.
Wait, there’s more. While Melgen shelled out millions to Menendez and the Democratic Party over the years, he is a serial tax evader. The jet-setting doc incurred liens of $1.3 million before 2002,$6.2 million in 2011, and a still outstanding $11.1 million lien between 2006 and 2009.
And the FBI and US Department of Health and Human Services are now sifting through boxes of documents they carted away during last week’s raid of Melgen’s offices as part of a Medicare fraud investigation.
The feds finally acted after a document shredding truck was spotted outside Melgen’s clinic. I think it’s safe to say a “right-wing blog” didn’t send it.
Well, Michelle Malkin is an expert on prostitution, so this must all be true!!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#855293 Feb 6, 2013
Waxman wrote:
Anyone hear how the capitalist Al Jazera Gore is doing? Does he have more rmoney than John Heinz Kerry yet or Nancy Pelosi?
WTH do you have against right white old guys?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855294 Feb 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Then why is it, with regard to the PATRIOT Act et. al. that I hear right wingers say you don't have anything to worry about as long as you're not doing anything wrong but I don't hear that from the left? Am I just not hearing them? Can you provide examples?
Oh, now they're all "sceered" that the Black Panthers are going to come and take away their dycks, Oops! I meant guns.
The location of the drone airport in Saudi Arabia was supposed to have remained a secret; till someone thought everyone in the world had the right to know.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855295 Feb 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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if the money comes from the treasury department, can I stop paying federal income tax? It seems to me the government has their own source of money, they don't need mine.
Dumber than a rock
HILTER CUOMO

New York, NY

#855296 Feb 6, 2013
Across the nation, states are looking to create even more gun regulations. In January, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after violating the NY legal process and rushing the legislation through under dark of night, signed into law the New York Safe Act. Essentially turning law-abiding American gun owners into felons overnight simply by possessing any magazines that hold more than 7 rounds. On Sunday, January 6th, 2013, Staff Sgt. Nathan Haddad, a highly decorated combat veteran, was driving through Jefferson County New York when he was randomly pulled over for a vehicle check. Haddad, who had five 30 round empty magazines in his possession, was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department and charged with five felony counts. He is now facing 35 years in prison, seven years for each empty magazine. This attack on Hassad is seen for what it is, an attack on every law abiding citizen in America. The Second Amendment clearly states: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, "Shall Not Be Infringed.""

Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#855297 Feb 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Dweeb is trapped in his own web of lies.
It's either admit he's an idiot, or keep up the web of lies.
You know which he chose.
I especially liked it when he said there were no oil subsidies until I showed him where Rmoney was talking about eliminating oil subsidies!!
He's not mentioned it since!!
<quoted text>
On the oil subsidies, he'll wait a week and then bring it back up again. I hope you saved your response. Not because he'll acknowledge that he's wrong if he sees it again, but each time he posts something dumb it should be followed by the real facts so others visiting this site won't think we're all morons.
That's why I feel compelled to keep answering the other right wing loonies here.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855298 Feb 6, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Does it hit you that the timing on this drone bullsht has something to do with John Brennan's upcoming hearing?
It has everything to do with it. Why did the NYT reveal the location of the drone airport? This is totally irresponsible.
Pooballs

Bronx, NY

#855299 Feb 6, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If there are no other black candidates, Sharpton will get 95% of the black vote in the Democrat primaries, which might be enough.
ya its funny how black people only vote for black people. They dont hear any policy or plans just oh hes black done lol. The repubs should spray tan Christie and call him jerome jenkins and they def win next election by a fecal landslide.
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#855300 Feb 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Meltdown in progress. Btw, "methmouth pillbilly" IS middle school name calling.
Hag face must've been talking about herself, to herself again?
Sorry I missed the anTICS lol.(NOT)
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855301 Feb 6, 2013
A woman was arrested for allegedly trying to kill two school officials in South Carolina.

Alice Boland, 28, was taken into custody after she allegedly pointed a handgun at two staff members and tried to fire at them outside Ashley Hall private school in Charleston, S.C., on Monday, according to the Post and Courier.

The gun didn't go off and nobody was injured.

Boland gave what the Courier described as a "rambling statement" during a bond hearing on Tuesday.

“I wanted to make a political demonstration about problems in my life relating to the fact that racist feminists, including institutions like that where I was demonstrating ... have been causing me these alleged mental problems ever since I met a lesbian professor,” Boland said.

She is charged with attempted murder, two counts of pointing a firearm, unlawful carrying of a firearm and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855302 Feb 6, 2013
A gun shop owner in Pittsburgh is protesting President Barack Obama’s gun safety proposals by giving away an AR-15 assault rifle and 1,000 rounds of ammunition. According to Pittsburgh’s KDKA 1020 AM, citizens need to be armed with the high caliber weaponry as a means to “defend themselves against a tyrannical government
Raw Story ( http://s.tt/1zsXe )
forks_make_us_fa t

United States

#855303 Feb 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
A gun shop owner in Pittsburgh is protesting President Barack Obama’s gun safety proposals by giving away an AR-15 assault rifle and 1,000 rounds of ammunition. According to Pittsburgh’s KDKA 1020 AM, citizens need to be armed with the high caliber weaponry as a means to “defend themselves against a tyrannical government
Raw Story ( http://s.tt/1zsXe )
How much do you get for your EBT card at the chicken and waffles on the corner?
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#855304 Feb 6, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If they don't have a layoff as a result, there will be no real savings.
The Postal Service needs to be free to charge rates as necessary, terminate unprofitable services as necessary, and to deal with their employees the same as any other business.
If that fails, nobody needs them anyway.
Read somewhere it could mean ANOTHER 22k jobs on the tables for scrutiny.

I for one, LIKE the US Postal Service still. They're like books, sometimes, they just cannot be beaten, for good, old fashioned, REAL service.

You're a younger whippersnapper aren't you. Tell ya a little story...there was a time, when like the "value" of an American dollar, a BOOK of stamps was a highly regarded item, most especially in the working class sectors,rather than an assumed, unapppreciated "entitlement"

And they are STILL one of the most cost effective means, of trasnmitting effective communications,@ 46 cents per regular parcel envelope...or approx one dolluh 40 cents for 3 or 4.
Why, because ya cannot touch internet for 9 dolluhs a month, just to send email.

And now a days, y'all don't even have to lick 'em-even THAT'S done for ya buncha sorries.

Mo'Power to the US POSTAL Service and the employees of-long may they exist and survive!!(the half eway decent ones anyway).

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#855305 Feb 6, 2013
*sigh*
forks_make_us_fa t

United States

#855307 Feb 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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It has everything to do with it. Why did the NYT reveal the location of the drone airport? This is totally irresponsible.
Do you believe in UFOs too?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

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#855308 Feb 6, 2013
Waxman wrote:
Can a libtard spell impeach for corruption?
TOP “OBAMA PHONE” PROVIDER IS ALSO A BIG OBAMA DONOR
http://www.humanevents.com/2012/10/08/top-oba...
That's nothing new...

In 2008, JP Morgan Chase was in Obama's Top 5 donor list with $808,799

"In 2010, President Obama signed into law the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act...

...The bill mandates that “all state agencies implement Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems by October 1, 2020” for those receiving money through the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. And which company administers nearly half of all states’ EBT programs? You guessed it: JP Morgan Chase..."

Suckers!! <Wait, that would be us, the American tax payer. Doh!!>
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#855309 Feb 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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WTH do you have against right white old guys?
Boycott entitlements-DON'T pay any tax anyone doesn't have to!!!

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Since: Jul 07

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#855310 Feb 6, 2013
So let's recap, Bush and Co were in the business of promoting big oil. Obama and Co are in the business of promoting poverty.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#855312 Feb 6, 2013
Nj raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> 1st off, dont put me & ugly in the same sentence, that is an oxymoron! Why does it feel like you only responded so I can continue schooling your kind. Some things you' ve gotta do on your own!
You've got a face that only a rabid Warthog could love.

When you are looking for love, a Burqa is your best friend.

...and a power outage...

Some things you've gotta do on your own! Being ugly demands it.

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