Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1482009 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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Truth is no SIN

New York, NY

#855563 Feb 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Jane? Give your son his meds fer krissakes, he's having an early meltdown.
LILY YOU ARE ONE OF THE HOS WHO HELPED TO MURDER THE BLACK PANTHERS so don't think because you married to watever you married to you will get a pass when the time comes

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#855564 Feb 7, 2013
Eman wrote:
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You're telling me
"The Billions we spend to provide a military umbrella provide for Saudi Arabia, for starters."
You don't sound anything alike.
I'd go back and look for the post with 50 "treasury Department"s but that would just be "stupid"
That must have been Nuculer. What I said didn't mention Saudi.
So NotSurprizedNutz

Pompano Beach, FL

#855566 Feb 7, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
#56396http://www.topix.com/for um/nyc/T50ESIT30OD77D4FO/p2621 #c56397
Not Surprized
Insane Asylum, USA
Do you own a penthouse in Manhatten lib overlooking CP? I think you and I are very different people.
QUOTE who="Nostrilis Waxman" I'm a mut. Sweedish, Scot, English, Irish, Dutch, French - great grandparents moved to the U.S.
WAXTURDS wrote: Would you like to borrown my Mercedes. Well, now I have three brand new cars. If I told you what I bought for my personal driver, you wouldn't believe it.
WAXTURDS wrote: I'll post from the Caribbean to you lib. As you know, I just came home from the U.K.
I have a job. I can retire now but I have a good job lib - and a pertfolio you would not comprehend garbage man. Sorry lib.
I'll try to post to you from the Caribean next week.
Cheers.
http://www.topix.com/forum/source/lebanon-dai ...
Nostrilis Waxman wrote: Ohhh Booooyyyy! Like Wooowwww! Did you graduate from an Ivy League in 3.5 years with a double major with a level of distinction far above others? I doubt it! Did you turn down a White House internship.
QUOTE who="Waxman/Waxturds
I live in a large house with a lot of rooms and computers and also have redundant communication providers.
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/berwyn-il/T50 ...
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
You are sooo funny liberal.
I'm not "better" than you biologically, but I don't think you sent your kids to prep schools and Ivy League schools like I have. I do not have any failures. I am educated.
http://www.topix.com/forum/source/lebanon-dai ...
QUOTE who="Devin"
ROFLMAO....... You posted that Woman's personal information on this thread....... you were sanctioned by Topix..... That qualifies you as a Topix Stalker, at least the moderator considers you such......
That's not Devin's assessment, I was here when the moderator warned you, it's not like you've forgotten....... ROFLMAO
The other delusional lunatic, Pelosi was kicked off Topix for the same thing...... ROFLMAO
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#855567 Feb 7, 2013
We're not talking about the Russian Constitution, Dweeb.

The American Constitution clearly defines the Treasury as the agency that pays America's Bills.

Alexander Hamilton was the first Sec. of the Treasury, and his first act was to pay off America's debts from the Revolution!!

"Alexander Hamilton took the oath of office as the first Secretary of the Treasury on September 11, 1789. Hamilton had served as George Washington's aide-de-camp during the Revolution, and was of great importance in the ratification of the Constitution. Because of his financial and managerial acumen, Hamilton was a logical choice for solving the problem of the new nation's heavy war debt.

Hamilton's first official act was to submit a report to Congress in which he laid the foundation for the nation's financial health. To the surprise of many legislators, he insisted upon federal assumption and dollar-for-dollar repayment of the country's war debt of $75 million in order to revitalize the public credit: "[T]he debt of the United States' was the price of liberty. The faith of America has been repeatedly pledged for it, and with solemnities that give peculiar force to the obligation." Hamilton foresaw the development of industry and trade in the United States, and suggested that government revenues be based upon customs duties. His sound financial policies also inspired investment in the Bank of the United States, which acted as the government's fiscal agent.""

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You're a lying sack of shit who now lies about the Constitution.

There is nothing in the Constitution that says the Treasury is a repository of money.

If so, how could Hamilton pay off the Revolutionary War debts from the newly created Treasury Dept??

DUH

You're a Constitutionalis t who's never read the document, as I proved here.

You've been caught in another of your marxist communist lies about the USA.

Go back to Russia, commie!!
DBWriter wrote:
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Ok. For the very, very stupid people in the class. You may need to write this down:
The Treasury Department is not (according to the Constitution) a source of money. It is (according to the Constitution) a repository of money that was collected from a source of money.
To answer the question, you have to identify an actual source of money. What's the plan? You clowns do have a plan, don't you?
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#855568 Feb 7, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Then why don't you come on over and explain it in a way we children can understand? Shouldn't be hard for a smart guy like you.
I mean, heck, if we don't eat big macs our economy comes to a screeching halt? Help me out, cliff.
The criticality of oil to our economy is not at issue in this discussion. The question is whether or not the oil industry is subsidized. In this post you're justifying those subsidies not disproving them.
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#855569 Feb 7, 2013
Old Raider brought out Not Surpized again?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#855570 Feb 7, 2013
For the thread liar;

""On this day in 1789, the United States Treasury Department is founded.

The institution's roots can be traced to 1775, when America's leaders were looking for ways to fund the Revolutionary War. Their solution--issuing cash that doubled as redeemable "bills of credit"--raised enough capital to fuel the revolution. but also led to the country's first debt. The Continental Congress attempted to reign in the economy, even forming a pre-Constitutional version of the Treasury. Neither this move, nor the signing of the Declaration of Independence, which enabled the U.S. to seek loans from foreign countries, proved effective. The debt kept mounting, while war notes rapidly deflated in value.

With the ratification of the Constitution in 1789, the American government established a permanent Treasury Department in hopes of controlling the nation's debt. President George Washington named his former aide-de-camp, Alexander Hamilton, to head the new office. The former New York lawyer and staunch Federalist stepped in as Secretary of the Treasury on September 11. Hamilton soon outlined a practical plan for reviving the nation's ailing economy: the government would pay back its $75 million war debt and thus repair its badly damaged public credit."""

HAHAHAHAHA

You lied and you lost, Dweeb.
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok. For the very, very stupid people in the class. You may need to write this down:
The Treasury Department is not (according to the Constitution) a source of money. It is (according to the Constitution) a repository of money that was collected from a source of money.
To answer the question, you have to identify an actual source of money. What's the plan? You clowns do have a plan, don't you?
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
Truth is no SIN

New York, NY

#855571 Feb 7, 2013
Brainwashing and Obama’s War Propaganda: Pentagon Gearing Up to Fight the ‘PR War’
Obama: losing touch with the people, and reality.
How much money does it cost to get populations to think a certain way? Answer: it requires a blank cheque. But can Americans really afford it?g and

Chief among the pitfalls of managing any global empire – persuading the natives overseas that Rome will in fact bring prosperity and open new markets for them, and bring advanced Roman culture. In those days, it can be argued that indeed, Roman civilization had something to offer back then. But it’s unclear today what exactly the Anglo-American Empire has to offer the world at large, aside from taking control of regional markets and resources – and of course, exporting their number one product in the 21st century – war.

In previous years, the Pentagon was tasked with defending the nation from real and potential state actors overseas, but under the new Obama collective, the military arm will continue to focus on ‘managing reality’– by any means necessary, including (in their own words):

“…persuasive and coercive means to assist and support joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational partners to protect and reassure populations and isolate and defeat enemies.”

The tradecraft here is otherwise known as ‘propaganda’, or federally-funded mass-brainwashing to be more precise.

Americans might bother asking in the run-up to the next Obama budget…“Does represent it value for money?”

In a country which is actually bankrupt on paper, Americans can only guess how much this futile operation will ultimately cost them, and ultimately add to the US government’s already bloated budget deficit. Cracks are already beginning to appear in the Federal machine at home this week, with a draft memo being circulated by the White House:

“Based on guidance to federal agencies from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), says the administration may “have to consider placing employees on temporary furlough, or taking other personnel actions, should sequestration occur.”

‘Austerity at home’ we are told, but there seems to be plenty of money available for experimental military propaganda psychological operations overseas, and also at home too.
Truth is no SIN

New York, NY

#855573 Feb 7, 2013
According to the masterminds at the Pentagon the PR managers at the Washington Post:

“As part of planning for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the Pentagon under Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld decided to place reporters with military units. With “embedding,”many reporters who had never been in the military service shared time with troops and essentially became part of the outfit they covered. It mostly worked to the Pentagon’s benefit.

That lesson is key to the new manual’s approach. The best way to keep Americans informed, it says, is “through the actions and words of individual soldiers.” And the best way to do that is through army units that “embed media personnel into the lowest tactical levels, ensuring their safety and security.” There is to be “a culture of engagement in which soldiers and leaders confidently and comfortably engage the media – as well as other audiences,” the manual says.

Embedded reporting was probably the single most negative developments in modern press history. The main target of this opaque effort was not populations overseas, however, it was the American people themselves. What’s more incredible though, is that there are still many who believe that the illegal war and occupation of Iraq was some sort of resounding success. Of course, all this while Bradley Manning sits rotting a military prison cell for allegedly leaking information which the world already knew.

Likewise, Nazi propaganda chief Goebbels probably thought he was doing really well with his state information arm – for a while at least, until it collapsed under the weight of its own self-regarding nature.

Herein lies the ultimate problem with constructing such an iron bubble, who we are told, manages to burn through trillions of US dollars, and cannot even properly account for it….

The U.S. Army has embraced what civilians would call public relations as a key part of military operations for the 21st-century battlefield.

“Combat power is the total means of destructive, constructive and information capabilities that a military unit or formation can apply at a given time,” according to a new Army field manual released publicly last month.

Added to the traditional war elements — among them movement and maneuver, intelligence and firing against an enemy — is the new “Inform

and Influence Activities”(IIA). As the manual states, IIA “is critical to understanding, visualizing, describing, directing, assessing, and leading operations toward attaining the desired end state.”

I’ve written before about the military moving into PR. But this manual shows just how serious the Army has become about it. There’s now a member of a commander’s staff with a G-7 pay level whose job is for “planning, integration and synchronization of designated information-related capabilities,” the manual says.
Truth is no SIN

New York, NY

#855575 Feb 7, 2013
Listed on the Web site of the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea is its assistant chief of staff, G-7, who is “responsible for planning, coordinating and synchronizing Information Engagements activities of Public Affairs, Military Information Support Operations, Combat Camera and Defense Support to Public Diplomacy to amplify the strong Korean-American alliance during armistice, combat and stability operations.”

The G-7 for the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga.,“assesses how effectively the information themes and messages are reflected in operations .&#8201;.&#8201;. assesses the effectiveness of the media .&#8201;.&#8201;.[and] assesses how the information themes and messages impact various audiences of interest and populations in and outside the AO [area of operations].”

Two years ago, Lt. Gen. Robert L. Cashen Jr., commander of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, wrote in Military Review magazine that Army doctrine would adopt words as a major war element, saying it “was validated in the crucible of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.”

With bureaucratic-speak, he described IIA activities as employing “cooperative, persuasive and coercive means to assist and support joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational partners to protect and reassure populations and isolate and defeat enemies.”

Translated: Under the “inform” element, commanders will be responsible for keeping not only their own troops aware of what is going on and why, but also U.S. audiences “to the fullest extent possible,” the manual states. Commanders abroad will be required to inform their foreign audiences, balancing disclosure with protecting operations.

The “influence” part is limited to foreign populations, where, according to the manual, the goal is to get them to “support U.S. objectives or to persuade those audiences to stop supporting the adversary or enemy”…
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855576 Feb 7, 2013
Truth is no SIN wrote:
<quoted text>LISTEN PUT THE COFFE DOWN OUT THE BLACK AND MILD and TAKE A SHAVE come on 4 days without shaving lilly rinse out your mouf get a straight razor and cut thru a few layers of blubber
This is your brain on crack
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855577 Feb 7, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
Bottom line Homer would rather discontinue subsidies to oil companies than give up Saturday mail delivery.
Finishing up that fresh cup of coffee while reading the morning paper, always in the back of your mind the thought of the mail arriving. Then when you know it's time you put on your slippers and take a stroll out to the mailbox, waving at the mail person as they whisk off in the distance with there bounty of letters.
The scent of pine and fresh mown grass greet you as you begin your walk to the mailbox a gentle breeze in your hair and the sun's warmth on your face, each step your pace quickens with the anticipation of finally getting your hands on the morning's correspondence, a smile comes to your face as you finally reach the mailbox.
But alas you have to wait until Monday, as clouds form above you and within a flash the skies open up drenching you as you run back to your house, wet and miserable you think back to days gone by...
LOL! Are you getting the storm that Mass, is getting?
Truth is no SIN

New York, NY

#855578 Feb 7, 2013
STINK ITCH LILY ON HERE F ING WITH FOLKS YOU FING TROLL YOU MUST BE A LIB JIM CROW KKK SCHOOL TEACHER FROM THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY THAT DOESN'T WANT TO TEACH CHILDREN MATH YOU POS ITCH LOWLIFE YOU KNOW THAT MELT DOWN FELT GOOD DINGO MUST LOVE TO SEMEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE AND MOUF MORN, NOON , NIGHT THE WAY YOU TROLL BLACKMEN ONE IS NOT ENOUGH THEN SUCK YOUR SONs *ICK WHILE YOU BLOW DINGO, YOU LIKE THAT FELL BETTER NOW YOU WANT IGNORANCE TODAY OK HO YOU GET WHAT JZ GIVES YOU *ITCH HO,FEEL BETTER NOW BOTTOM *ITCH WANT MORE I KNOW YOU LOVE NASTYNESS TRASH YOU LIKE THAT DONT YOU WANT MORE PAYME *ITCH

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#855580 Feb 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Lanza got his guns from a registered republican.
so let's talk about where all of the above got their guns.
Sources tell ABC News that in August 2009, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan walked into the Guns Galore gun store in Killeen, Texas, and legally purchased the FN Herstal tactical pistol that authorities believe was used to massacre soldiers at Fort Hood.
An FBI background check under the National Instant Background Check System was done when Hasan purchased the pistol -- but that information was never shared with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Washington, which was aware that Hasan had repeatedly contacted a radical imam suspected of having ties to al Qaeda.
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/fort-hood-shoo...
All of the guns that were used in the Columbine High School shooting were purchased at Tanner Gun Shows.
http://dylanklebold.com/columbine-shooting-fa...
In a world where Amazon can track your next book purchase and you must show ID to buy some allergy medicine, James Holmes spent months stockpiling thousands of bullets and head-to-toe ballistic gear without raising any red flags with authorities.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/23/jame...
so we need to fix.....background checks, gun shows, and internet gun sales.
not to forget keeping guns out of the house of someone who has mental problems. a fix that would upset many on the right.
Guns are inanimate objects unless USED by Obama voters. Only a liberal would blame guns for massacres, alcohol for drunk drivers, and homophobia for the AIDS virus.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#855581 Feb 7, 2013
Truth is no SIN wrote:
LIBS no longer ADVOKE FREEDOM for PEOPLE ONLY FOR GAYS AND PEOPLE WHO BREAK THE LAW TO ENTER AMERICA I JUST WONDER IF AMERICANS COULD JUST DO THE SAME IN THE COUNTRIES I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE 3/5 DEMOCRAT DO THE SAME IN MEXICO O NO YOU WON'T THEY KILLING BLACK PEOPLE IN COMPTON USA TELLING BLACK PEOPLE TO GET OUT OF AMERICA ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSERS THE 3/5 DEMOCRAT DOESN'T CARE ABOUT BLACK PEOPLE THEY ARE BIGGOTS
Crack or meth? I sure hope you don't have a gun
SurpriZedNot

Pompano Beach, FL

#855582 Feb 7, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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Not Surprized wrote: Would you like to borrown my Mercedes.
It's DUH Culture!!
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#855583 Feb 7, 2013
Latest mass murderer is a fired black LAPD cop. National media seems to be ignoring this story because it doesn't fit their model, where we should disarm and rely solely on cops.
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#855584 Feb 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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This is your brain on crack
one of lily's many specialties

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#855585 Feb 7, 2013
What a crock.

Repeating lies makes you a liar!!

But we knew that!!
mdbuilder wrote:
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Don't you wish it were so.
Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan was a registered Muslim Democrat.
Columbine shooters Dylan Klebold's and Eric Harris' parents were registered Democrats.
Aurora, Colorado shooter James Holmes was a registered Democrat, he was a staff worker with the Obama campaign and was an 'Occupy' participant.
Newtown, Conn. shooter Adam Lanza was a registered Democrat who hated Christians.
It's liberals who should be forbidden from owning guns, YOU kill people. Whether it's on the streets or in a clinic, blacks kill themselves at an unprecedented rate, and guess what, 95% of you voted for Obama, THE Democrat.
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#855586 Feb 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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LOL! Are you getting the storm that Mass, is getting?
You forgot the apostrophe and the second "s": ma'ass

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