Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458751 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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“Is that all you've got?”

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#866339 Feb 28, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Both, I suppose. I get inspired and awed when viewing moonlight through icicles on a cold crisp night of profound silence. Light's journey from the Sun to the Moon, through a clear night sky and then slowed through hanging ice, through my window, through my cornea, bouncing on to my retina , tickling my optic bio-cable and finally performing its magic within the mist of my neurons......reminds me of how much more important is the journey than the destination.
I envy any photon that enters the hallways of your mind.

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PDUPONT

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#866340 Mar 1, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Bush years were FAR too generous-in erroneously allowing for too much credit in lending where lending should NOT have been lent.
We should allow the current oboticeconoy philosophy of
FweeDUHM for everone, to help the POOR WORKING class folks out on that--as tehy are just as ENTITLED to fweeduhm as Anyone else!!
HEY STUPID! The issuers of the shaky loans were unregulated mortgage brokers.
And just what the hell does it have to do with the willful ignorance of warnings that Bush got on what turned out to be the worst attack on US soil?
Typical right wing veering off the topic when they can't respond on facts.
You're an idiot!
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#866341 Mar 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
Well stupid, where did Reagan get the money to fund his ridiculous "Star Wars" and fund right wing murder squads in Central America? Where did Bush get the money to fund two wars and bail out Wall Street banks?
The answer is that we have a fiat currency and the Fed can issue as much as the country needs.
And once again imbecile, it's not Obama's government, it's our government.
You're an idiot DB!
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#866342 Mar 1, 2013
lily waxman raton fl wrote:
<quoted text> Is that why Al Gore lost the 2000 election?
Actually he didn't moron. If the Republican appointees on the Supreme Court had allowed the full recount in Florida Gore would have taken the state and the election.
kollog

Rochester, PA

#866343 Mar 1, 2013
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well a fool and his Job soon departed,dont think Obama will last
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#866344 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
Bob Woodward is being threatened/"warned" by White House officials because of his outspokeness about this president's ineffective leadership.
On CNN, Woodward said a "very senior person" at the White House warned him in an email that he would "regret doing this," the same day he continued to slam President Barack Obama over the looming forced cuts known as the sequester.
Yeah except that the claims of a threat turn out to be a lie. That "very senior official" was in fact Gene Sperling who sent Woodward an email apologizing for raising his voice with him on a previous occasion. here's the part of the message that contains the "threat";
"But I do truly believe you should rethink your comment about saying saying that Potus asking for revenues is moving the goal post. I know you may not believe this, but as a friend, I think you will regret staking out that claim. The idea that the sequester was to force both sides to go back to try at a big or grand bargain with a mix of entitlements and revenues (even if there were serious disagreements on composition) was part of the DNA of the thing from the start."
In other words Sperling was advising his friend that he might want to hang his hat on something that wasn't actually factual and might come back to bite him in the azz later.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#866345 Mar 1, 2013
Aphelion wrote:
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You are incorrect. It stopped being our government 4 years ago when it was usurped by the current administration and the 47% of losers in this country.
The fact that you believe that the Founding Fathers put their lives on the line to support the "government" shows what an idiot you are. They fought and supported the country not the government you imbecile.
There was no usurpation you vomitous cretin, it was an election where the majority of the voters made their choice. And yes it is our government, it belongs to all citizens whatever race, religion, sexual orientation or station of life. It does not belong to the ultra rich plutocrats that the GOP wants to turn it over to.
Also moron if you don't have a government, you don't have a country. This government was built by the Founding Fathers.
You're an idiot!
USA HOLOCAUST

Fayetteville, NC

#866346 Mar 1, 2013
VOA News

March 01, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama is due to meet at the White House Friday with top Republican and Democratic lawmakers to discuss a last-ditch effort to avoid across-the-board budget cuts scheduled to take effect before the day is over.

The meeting is largely viewed as symbolic, after dueling bills to avoid the cuts were defeated in the Senate Thursday, making $85 billion in automatic spending cuts appear inevitable once the Friday deadline passes.

President Obama has said the effects of the cuts on federal agencies - most notably defense, infrastructure spending, public schools and preschool care - will not be felt immediately, but instead will have what he calls a "tumble downward" effect. That means, the longer the cuts remain in place, the worse the damage they will cause.

Defense employees are expected to be forced to take unpaid time off work, while funding for big infrastructure projects will eventually halt.

States also would feel the effects, with fewer federal dollars coming in.

President Obama is blaming Republicans for the impasse, saying they voted to put the entire burden of deficit reduction on the middle class. Obama and many Democrats want to eliminate certain tax breaks for the wealthy to raise revenue along with spending cuts as a way to reduce the budget deficit.

Many Republicans oppose tax increases of any kind and want to focus solely on cutting spending. They accuse Democrats of exaggerating the impact of what is known as the sequester. The effects of the cuts may not be felt for several more weeks.
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President Barack Obama gave a New Year's gift to returning members of Congress, federal workers and Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday, signing an executive order calling for an end to a years-long pay freeze.

As of March 27, 2013, federal employees will see a half-percent to one percent pay increase, marking the end of a pay freeze that has been in place since late 2010. Congress hasn't seen a pay raise since 2009.

According to the order, Biden's pay will increase from $225,521 to $231,900 a year, before taxes. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will see his salary increased to $224,500 and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will take home an annual pay of $194,400 after his raise.

While Obama's order made no mention of merit for such a raise, HuffPost's Amanda Terkel reported on Friday that the 112th Congress is set to end the session as the most unproductive since the 1940s, with only 219 bills passed by the body becoming law. The raise won't take place until the 113th Congress, meaning that outgoing members will see no effect from the order.

Obama ordered the raise as he continues to negotiate unsuccessfully with congressional leaders to find a deal in order to avoid the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. If no agreement is met, over $500 billion in planned tax increases and spending cuts will be implemented.

HOW MUCH PROOF DO YOU NEED THAT OBAMA DOES NOT GIVE A DAMN ABOUT THE MIDDLE CLASS PEOPLE WHO ARE PAYING ALL THE TAXES!!!!!!!!!!
USA HOLOCAUST

Fayetteville, NC

#866347 Mar 1, 2013


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USA HOLOCAUST

Fayetteville, NC

#866348 Mar 1, 2013
The FINAL HOUR Last days - end times news update

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Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#866349 Mar 1, 2013
Republicans are claiming sequestration is Obama's idea. Since sequestration is being welcomed by the tea party will tea baggers finally admit Obama is a leader they can support?

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USA HOLOCAUST

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#866350 Mar 1, 2013


AND THERE YOU HAVE IT, YOU PEOPLE THAT WORSHIP OBAMA!
YOUR LORD HAS SPOKEN!President Obama: I will veto any effort to get rid of the sequester cuts

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Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#866351 Mar 1, 2013
Republican efforts to protect tax breaks for the wealthy will backfire in 2014. The anger created in the aftermath of the sequestration will play out at the voting booth. Obama isn't ever going to run for office again, lots of House Republicans will be though. Once again the loony right has been outsmarted by Obama!

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RUSH10ME

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#866354 Mar 1, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
Republicans are claiming sequestration is Obama's idea. Since sequestration is being welcomed by the tea party will tea baggers finally admit Obama is a leader they can support?
Your lord obama is getting a taste of whats to come ,the next 4 years will not be as easy on him as his first , nor will the media or the public ,he's going into panic mode , I'm lovin it !

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No Surprize

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#866356 Mar 1, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
Republicans are claiming sequestration is Obama's idea. Since sequestration is being welcomed by the tea party will tea baggers finally admit Obama is a leader they can support?
I don't know which is worse?

Clinton's Y2K scam, planes falling out of the sky, the world shutting down or Obama's Sequestration Cut lie bad things will happen signed by Obama to get re-elected?

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#866357 Mar 1, 2013
WILL OBAMA LIE AGAIN wrote:
<quoted text>YOU HAVE GOT TO BE ON FOOD STAMPS OR SOMETHING OBAMA HAS GOT YOU PAID OFF!!!
He's paid off in judgits .

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Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#866358 Mar 1, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Your lord obama is getting a taste of whats to come ,the next 4 years will not be as easy on him as his first , nor will the media or the public ,he's going into panic mode , I'm lovin it !
Obama ran on the promise to force the wealthy to help row the boat, that's just what he's doing.
I'm loving the frantic panic from right wingers who can only sit and watch a strong president lead and not buckle under.

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Waxman

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#866359 Mar 1, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
Republicans are claiming sequestration is Obama's idea. Since sequestration is being welcomed by the tea party will tea baggers finally admit Obama is a leader they can support?
You are such a douchebag. It was Obama's idea, tool.

Guess what? The Sun came this morning. Your lying scumbag president is full of shit, just like you, weasel.

ESA.

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RUSH10ME

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#866360 Mar 1, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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Obama ran on the promise to force the wealthy to help row the boat, that's just what he's doing.
I'm loving the frantic panic from right wingers who can only sit and watch a strong president lead and not buckle under.
Your delusional judge its .

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Since: Nov 09

Mcallen, TX

#866361 Mar 1, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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You are such a douchebag. It was Obama's idea, tool.
Guess what? The Sun came this morning. Your lying scumbag president is full of shit, just like you, weasel.
ESA.
You're actually right on this one waxturd, sequestration was Obama's idea, that's my point. You spent all last night supporting it (just like your teabagger friends) and claiming it was Democrats that feared it. Not me, I think it's a great idea!
Sit back and watch as Obama plays this out and ends up with the revenue he is demanding. Some men have a set of balls. Unlike narcissistic cowards like you.

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