Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458229 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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TSM

United States

#865295 Feb 27, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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I can hardly wait until 2016 Republican primary blood bath. Christie is despised by conservatives, Jindal calls you loony fanatics on the far right stupid, money man Rove is kicking idiots like you to the curb and all of the other clowns from 2012 will be back!
Eight more years of Democrat rule!!!!
OldRaider I think the real question in 2016 if Hillary runs and another Black guy in the race will the Democrats Toss Her like in 2008?

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#865296 Feb 27, 2013
Corporations urge Supreme Court to embrace gay marriage

WASHINGTON (Reuters)- More than 200 businesses will urge the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to strike down a federal law that restricts the definition of marriage to heterosexual unions.
Lawyers representing the businesses said they would file a brief in the case.
Companies including Microsoft Corp, Google Inc, Starbucks Corp and Pfizer Inc are among those that joined the brief. Others included Aetna Inc, Amazon.com , Inc and Citigroup Inc.
Thomson Reuters Corp is another signatory. The Reuters news agency is part of Thomson Reuters.
The companies want the Supreme Court to strike down a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Separately, lawyers representing another group of employers, including some of the same companies, had said already that they planned to file a brief on Thursday in a related case that questions a California law that bans gay marriage.
The two cases are to be argued before the Supreme Court on March 26 and 27.
In the brief filed on Wednesday, attorney Sabin Willett wrote that DOMA "requires that employers treat one employee differently from another, when each is married, and each marriage is equally lawful."
DOMA does not create any uniformity nationwide, Willett said, because 12 states in total either authorize same-sex marriage or recognize marriages that have been performed in other states.
That creates a burden for employers, particularly those who do business nationwide, he added.
Willett also wrote that the law forces companies to discriminate, sometimes in contravention of their own internal policies and local laws, when dealing with healthcare plans and other benefits.
"We must do all of this in states, counties and cities that prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and demand equal treatment of all married individuals," he added.
In briefs already filed in support of marriage being restricted to heterosexual unions, business interests have not been represented. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has not taken a stand on the issue.

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Another major hate issue is about to be taken away from the evangelical nitwits, as gay marriage is accepted in America and the Supremes will strike down right wing DOMA.

Social conservatives lose again!!

Gotta love it!!

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Vladamire

Moscow, Russia

#865297 Feb 27, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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All this to protect tax loop holes for the wealthy. It will be fun watching all you Republican lemmings diving off the cliff when the economy tanks.
Da Boris, must send wealthy to gulag with you so you can steal their rubles.

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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#865298 Feb 27, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I play Texas Hold'em on line all the time. Not, however, for real money. But it is good practice for when you do.
What else you going to do in that hellhole you live in. Actually is it a hole or still just a ditch?

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Vladamire

Moscow, Russia

#865299 Feb 27, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
So why are the Republiclowns falling all over themselves to craft an Immigration Bill??
HAHAHAHAHAHA
Oh yeah, after getting their asses handed to themselves in the last election, they've changed course. Too little , too late.
Now Republiclowns support gay marriage and immigration reform.
And they laugh at you Teabagger pucsies!!
Well,at least the polluted oysters don't argue with your stupidity.
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Da, Yuri - we really winning now!

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#865301 Feb 27, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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What a load; pun intended.
Christie would not be capable of physically going through a Presidential campaign.
Bookmakers currently see a Clinton-Rubio race.

Second choices are Andrew Cuomo and Jeb Bush.

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Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#865302 Feb 27, 2013
carol wrote:
Homer, it's very much the opposite republicans refuse to meet with the president. The president rarely meets with republicans.
He sends someone out with briefings but rarely asks for input. He doesn't take questions from the press and insulates himself from any potential criticism.
The republicans met him halfway with his "balanced approach". He reneged on his half of the bargain. Now he wants to raise taxes yet again without addressing spending cuts.
This is not acceptable leadership.
He has employed every scare tactic in the book to convince you the world is coming to an end on Friday to get his way.
This is not acceptable leadership. And you know it isn't.
Obama met with Lindsay Graham and John McCain just this morning Carol change the the TV channel once in a while.

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#865303 Feb 27, 2013
Polls show Obama winning and Republliclowns taking the blame!!

You're just whining again, as your Party goes down in flames.

Maybe Rmoney will save them!! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I'm lovin' it!!
TSM wrote:
This is Obama’s crisis so his solution to avoid it…Nothing!! Because of the President’s failure to deal with this Crisis he’s reverting back to what he was Nurture On ‘Activism’ continuous campaigning and Fear Mongering the Trade Mark of Obama’s Presidency….Blame the other Guy!!!

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#865304 Feb 27, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> So you are saying that we are still losing 750,000 jobs a month & an economy shrinking at a rate over 6%?
What you fail to realize, as usual, is the job loses would have stopped without the stimulus once all the deadwood was cut loose. Most companies used the crisis to rid themselves of the slackers. Notice productivity went up.

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SapphireBlue

Orlando, FL

#865305 Feb 27, 2013
It's 53% who want more cuts, not 51%.

So how is it possible only 29% agree with republicans who have tried to pass bill after bill of reasonable cuts and reforms while 40% agree with democrats who want to spend more?

How could so many people be this confused?

Can someone please explain this to me?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#865306 Feb 27, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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All this to protect tax loop holes for the wealthy. It will be fun watching all you Republican lemmings diving off the cliff when the economy tanks.
Tax loopholes like mortgage interest deductions, state and local tax deductions, charitable deductions, etc?

If you know of any tax loopholes for those middle class folks who Obama considers wealthy, as compared to his super-rich buddies, please let me know so I can take advantage.

Will not file yet pending your response.

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Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#865307 Feb 27, 2013
Democrat Rep. Keith Ellison schools Hannity on FOX:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/ellison-ha...

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FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE

Fayetteville, NC

#865308 Feb 27, 2013
Washington, DC
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the proposed "assault weapons ban of 2013."

U.S. Attorney for Colorado John Walsh and Milwaukee Police Department Chief Edward Flynn testify on the first panel.

A second panel will include: Neil Heslin of Newtown, Conn.; Western Connecticut Health Network EMS Medical Director Dr. William Begg; Fordham Law School Professor of Law Nicholas Johnson; Attorney David Hardy of Tucson, Ariz.; former Republican Florida Rep. Sandy Adams; and Mayor of Philadelphia Michael Nutter.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) presides.
- See more at: http://www.c-span.org/Events/Senate-Judiciary...

THE DOG AND PONY SHOW IS ON!
THESE PEOPLE DO NOT GIVE A DAMN ABOUT YOUR KIDS GETTING
KILLED?WHY?BECAUSE YOU HAVE GOT TO FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE!
IF THEY TAKE GUNS AWAY FROM PEOPLE THAT OBEY THE LAWS OF
THE LAND THEN YOU WILL NOT HAVE GUNS TO FIGHT THE OUTLAWS TO PROTECT YOUR KIDS!!!2014 VOTE OUT MOST DEM!!!!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#865309 Feb 27, 2013
Vladamire wrote:
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Da, Yuri - we really winning now!
Communists until you get rich. Feminist until you get married. Anti-gun until you get robbed, family member killed or mugged by a deranged democrat. Nazi until you are accused of a crime. Atheist until the airplane starts falling. That's liberal.

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#865310 Feb 27, 2013
I can see why your head's spinning around!!

Obama is winning the tax/spending battle!!

Your Party is at war with itself, Obama's approval is over 50%, Republiclown House -20%.

Your side has been on a losing streak since Rmoney went down in flames and fled the scene!!

I'm lovin' it!!

And now they've pissed off Christie,their only viable candidate for 2016!!

The Republiclowns are destroying the Republiclown Brand!! How fitting!!
carol wrote:
Homer, it's very much the opposite republicans refuse to meet with the president. The president rarely meets with republicans.
He sends someone out with briefings but rarely asks for input. He doesn't take questions from the press and insulates himself from any potential criticism.
The republicans met him halfway with his "balanced approach". He reneged on his half of the bargain. Now he wants to raise taxes yet again without addressing spending cuts.
This is not acceptable leadership.
He has employed every scare tactic in the book to convince you the world is coming to an end on Friday to get his way.
This is not acceptable leadership. And you know it isn't.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#865311 Feb 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Obama met with Lindsay Graham and John McCain just this morning Carol change the the TV channel once in a while.
When does Obama plan to meet with Republicans?

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No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#865312 Feb 27, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Polls show Obama winning and Republliclowns taking the blame!!
You're just whining again, as your Party goes down in flames.
Maybe Rmoney will save them!! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA
I'm lovin' it!!
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A deranged rumor goes in your ear, then out of your mouth. You are a delusional idiot, Polly Parrot.

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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#865313 Feb 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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When does Obama plan to meet with Republicans?
So you're not a Republican unless you are a complete ahole?

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#865314 Feb 27, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>What else you going to do in that hellhole you live in. Actually is it a hole or still just a ditch?
Actually I have a very nice home here. Best one on the street.

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No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#865315 Feb 27, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
I can see why your head's spinning around!!
Obama is winning the tax/spending battle!!
Your Party is at war with itself, Obama's approval is over 50%, Republiclown House -20%.
Your side has been on a losing streak since Rmoney went down in flames and fled the scene!!
I'm lovin' it!!
And now they've pissed off Christie,their only viable candidate for 2016!!
The Republiclowns are destroying the Republiclown Brand!! How fitting!!
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Perhaps a road show president obama, complete with carnival barkers, deranged fish in a barrel, and obnoxious rooftop clowns?

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