Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263737 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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Patriot

Boulder, CO

#860187 Feb 16, 2013
NASA says ‘small asteroid’ exploded over Russia: event took everyone by surprise

http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/

I guess they're right using the word "small" when compared to what is coming --

"a huge mountain, all ablaze"

Notice Trumpets 2 & 3

http://niv.scripturetext.com/revelation/8-6.h...

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John Galt

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#860188 Feb 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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But big government solutions for social issues defines your base.
Only a relatively small but vocal portion that are not reliable voters. The base of the Republican Party is the middle class (defined by values of thrift and hard work) and not the religious fundamentalists. We need a fiscally Conservative candidate with the courage to stand up to the religious extremists. Either Rubio or Paul may be that candidate.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#860189 Feb 16, 2013
carol wrote:
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It's not so much about having a thick skin as getting tired of the insanity.
But maybe I'll join the insanity again later. Who knows.
Until then, keep fighting the good fight.
Don't feel obligated if it makes you uncomfortable. These idiots are not worth it.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#860190 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The left is focusing their fire on Marco Rubio and Rand Paul because they are the leaders for 2016. Same old, same old.
the left?

it's not the left that's focusing on the fringe.

which is why democrats aren't much to worried about 2016. the fringe right and the rational right will be splitting the Republican vote.

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#860191 Feb 16, 2013
Words from the expert at stealing others' ID's.

You were the first sockpuppet master here. You hijacked countless screen ID's.

Being personally abusive is your entire purpose in being here.

You gave a good display of it this morning.
John Galt wrote:
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Registering will not deter those determined to be personally abusive.
A thick skin is required.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#860192 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only fools believe that massive debt is not a problem.
Galt is debt-free and so should be our government.
so high and mighty whilst all you do is complain.

while offering up nothing but old stale republican boilerplate.

so only fools believe? prove it. i know you have a catchphrase that should make you feel like the king.

you and the judge-it pervert. i'll bet your arm never gets tired.

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“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Wekweti NT

#860193 Feb 16, 2013
zander714 wrote:
The lambs have all been lead to slaughter
One by one.

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Nuculur obamabortion

Pompano Beach, FL

#860194 Feb 16, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Words from the expert at stealing others' ID's.
You were the first sockpuppet master here. You hijacked countless screen ID's.
Being personally abusive is your entire purpose in being here.
You gave a good display of it this morning.
<quoted text>
You finally found something in common with the intelligent Galt; congratulatiions!

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#860195 Feb 16, 2013
this is the 'base'...

FreedomWorks Is "Freaking Out" Over the Giant-Panda-Hillary-Clinton-Se x Video

The story revealing that FreedomWorks produced a video with an obscene scene featuring a giant panda, Hillary Clinton, and oral sex created quite a stir and, according to former officials of the influential tea party group, had staffers at the conservative advocacy group and super-PAC "freaking out," as one put it. That was to be expected, especially since FreedomWorks is the target of an internal investigation mounted by its board of trustees after board members received "allegations of wrongdoing by the organization or its employees," according to a letter the board sent in December to Matt Kibbe, president of FreedomWorks.

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/02/freed...

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“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

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Wekweti NT

#860196 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only fools believe that massive debt is not a problem.
Galt is debt-free and so should be our government.
Absolutely concur. Neither my firm nor I carry any debt whatsoever.
I am truly free.

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Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#860197 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Lack of opposition to Kerry negates that argument.
It was either Kerry or the Black woman.

I wonder why the Republicans chose Kerry?

You know the guy that sold out the troops & was worthless POS in 2004.

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#860198 Feb 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Lack of opposition to Kerry negates that argument.
You're right, I oversimplified it. Opposition to Hagel shows just how insane the post-Bush Republican "base" has become. The way they viciously turn on their own has banished traditional Republicanism.

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“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Wekweti NT

#860199 Feb 16, 2013
Patriot wrote:
NASA says ‘small asteroid’ exploded over Russia: event took everyone by surprise
http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/
I guess they're right using the word "small" when compared to what is coming --
"a huge mountain, all ablaze"
Notice Trumpets 2 & 3
http://niv.scripturetext.com/revelation/8-6.h...
Until then, Aspire.

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#860200 Feb 16, 2013
The 2010 win was an anomaly.

A combination of racist hatred and fear, well manipulated by the folks who created the Tea Party.

You did see the study proving that the Tea Party was invented by the same folks who told us for decades that cigarettes are not harmful and pollution is nothing to worry about.

""Study Confirms Tea Party Was Created by Big Tobacco and Billionaire Koch Brothers""

""A new academic study confirms that front groups with longstanding ties to the tobacco industry and the billionaire Koch brothers planned the formation of the Tea Party movement more than a decade before it exploded onto the U.S. political scene.

Far from a genuine grassroots uprising, this astroturf effort was curated by wealthy industrialists years in advance. Many of the anti-science operatives who defended cigarettes are currently deploying their tobacco-inspired playbook internationally to evade accountability for the fossil fuel industry's role in driving climate disruption.

The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health, traces the roots of the Tea Party's anti-tax movement back to the early 1980s when tobacco companies began to invest in third party groups to fight excise taxes on cigarettes, as well as health studies finding a link between cancer and secondhand cigarette smoke.

Published in the peer-reviewed academic journal, Tobacco Control, the study titled,'To quarterback behind the scenes, third party efforts': the tobacco industry and the Tea Party, is not just an historical account of activities in a bygone era. As senior author, Stanton Glantz, a University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) professor of medicine, writes:

"Nonprofit organizations associated with the Tea Party have longstanding ties to tobacco companies, and continue to advocate on behalf of the tobacco industry's anti-tax, anti-regulation agenda."

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And they gathered up racist, hate America types like you. Billionaires buying the poor, old, dumb, frightened white preople. People like you. Ancient and ignorant.

You were used, and you ate it up hook, line, and sinker.

The Republiclown Party has been in decline since the TP came on the scene.

Most Americans despise the radical racists of the TP.

You're lucky if you have 8% support. I believe it's more like 3%.

I'm lovin' it!!
John Galt wrote:
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As a Libertarian, you should understand that principles are more important than winning by selling out.
Republicans can win by emphasizing economics and avoiding social issues, as in the 2010 election.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#860201 Feb 16, 2013
Rubio’s Dangerous Idea of What U.S.“Leadership” Should Be

So Rubio believes that America’s biggest foreign policy problem is that the U.S. is not involved enough in the rest of the world and is not “leading” as much as it should be. Most Americans don’t agree with that. For that matter, most Republicans apparently don’t agree with it, either. According to Rasmussen, just 22% of Republicans say the U.S. is not involved enough in the Middle East. Rubio doesn’t speak for a majority of his own party, much less a majority of the country. More important, this claim is simply not true.

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

22%. that's the base.

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#860202 Feb 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Hagel Temporarily Blocked, Paul Permanently Damaged
I should add that it isn’t just the Hagel vote that has alienated Sen. Paul’s potential supporters. Sen. Paul has voted for cruel, ineffective Iran sanctions, and a lot of antiwar conservatives were willing to cut him some slack on the grounds that he was still opposed to war with Iran. He offered an entirely unnecessary security guarantee to Israel, and many of his potential supporters were still willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. Voting to block Hagel was the final straw for a lot of people, but it’s important to understand that this reaction is not limited to dissatisfaction with today’s vote. The decision to vote with his party to block Hagel is part of a pattern of bad calls that Sen. Paul has made in recent months, and in each of these he has ended up siding with people who hate restraint and prudence in foreign policy and who also hate Hagel because he represented some measure of both.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
His father should take him out back and beat the stupid out of him.

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#860203 Feb 16, 2013
You're likely the one that hijacked Carol's screen ID.

Shee has called you a jerk more than a few times.

That's all it takes for Nobraina to have a hissy fit!!
John Galt wrote:
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Don't feel obligated if it makes you uncomfortable. These idiots are not worth it.

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Forum

Hobbs, NM

#860204 Feb 16, 2013
God Be with us.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#860205 Feb 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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all you folks have anymore is boilerplate. no facts in sight for as far as the eye can see.
so here ya go....
Why Government Spending Is Not Out of Control
It is a standard talking point of Republicans and deficit hawks of all political stripes that federal spending is out of control; that major surgery is needed, especially on entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, to get the budget on a sustainable course.
In fact, our long-term deficit situation is not nearly as severe as even many budget experts believe. The problem is that they are looking at recent history and near-term projections that are overly impacted by one-time factors related to the economic crisis and massive Republican tax cuts that lowered revenues far below normal.
Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/01...
tax cuts are bad? yes....
U.S. posts $3 billion budget surplus for January
The budget posted a surprise surplus in January for the first time in five years, as the Treasury likely benefited from a windfall when payroll tax cuts expired.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/12/us-...
and to finish the week blowing up myths....
What explains the sharp decline in U.S. employment from 2007 to 2009? Why has employment remained stubbornly low? Survey data from the National Federation of Independent Businesses show that the decline in state-level employment is strongly correlated with the increase in the percentage of businesses complaining about lack of demand. While business concerns about government regulation and taxes also rose steadily from 2008 to 2011, there is no evidence that job losses were larger in states where businesses were more worried about these factors.
http://www.frbsf.org/publications/economics/l...
Now tell us Mr. Galt, what does it feel like to live a fact free life?
Why cut spending when you can just take more money from the people.

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#860206 Feb 16, 2013
Yes. You're truly free of the thought process.

The most wealthy corporation in America carries over $12 BILLION in debt.

But you're laundromat won't be able to add machines and grow, due to your stupidity concerning debt.

You're so full of shit, it's incredible. But not surprising.

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""Just recently I (Joe) was facilitating a session with employees from a small business that had been acquired by a larger public company. The small business did not have any debt prior to the merger. During the balance sheet discussion, the previous owner of the small business asked, "Why do we have debt in this new company? I hate debt."

Most of us don't care for debt. We hear about the crushing effect of consumer debt on our economy. So why is debt for a business a good thing?

There are two reasons why a company should use debt to finance a large portion of its business.

First, the government encourages businesses to use debt by allowing them to deduct the interest on the debt from corporate income taxes. With the corporate tax rate at 35%(one of the highest in the world) that deduction is quite enticing. It is not uncommon for a company's cost of debt to be below five percent after considering the tax break associated with interest.

Second, debt is a much cheaper form of financing than equity. It starts with the fact that equity is riskier than debt. Because a company typically has no legal obligation to pay dividends to common shareholders, those shareholders want a certain rate of return. Debt is much less risky for the investor because the firm is legally obligated to pay it. In addition, shareholders (those that provided the equity funding) are the first to lose their investments when a firm goes bankrupt. Finally, much of the return on equity is tied up in stock appreciation, which requires a company to grow revenue, profit and cash flow. An investor typically wants at least a 10% return due to these risks, while debt can usually be found at a lower rate.

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Your firm is a figment of your imagination. LOL

You know not of which you speak, nitwit!!
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>Absolutely concur. Neither my firm nor I carry any debt whatsoever.
I am truly free.

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