Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1279007 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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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#869872 Mar 7, 2013
Demidiots wrote:
<quoted text>Honesty is a very expensive gift. I don't expect it from cheap, deranged, and dangerous liberals like sonicfilter.
here's some honesty...

Are Republicans the New Democrats?

Who would have guessed last year that the GOP would be endorsing a litany of previously unthinkable positions? Elections have consequences, and this time, an identity crisis seems to be one of them.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03...

seeing as how you're the poster child for identity crisis.

“searching myself”

Since: Sep 09

In Charming CA

#869874 Mar 7, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You may have misunderstood the poster; he's one of the good guys.
Carol, Galt, Flack, Emam et al are the corporate water carriers. They're still waiting for trickle down!
I understood him just fine, and disagreed with his opinion on the subject at hand.

That's still allowed, right?

Just checking.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#869875 Mar 7, 2013
If you had predicted back in October 2012 that significant portions of the Republican Party would soon be OK with gay marriage, supportive of citizenship for illegal immigrants, accepting of Obamacare, and cool with defense cuts, many observers would have called you crazy. But as of March 2013, that’s the direction the GOP is heading. As generations of politicians have reminded us, elections have consequences. This time around, a major Republican identity crisis appears to be one of them.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03...
Pale Dago

Saint Peters, MO

#869876 Mar 7, 2013
How do you like your home grown now?
carol

Orlando, FL

#869877 Mar 7, 2013
So here's what we have.

We have a president who wanted sequestration instead of solving the deficit crisis to scare people so he can blame the opposition.

We have a president who sends emails to government departments telling them to make sure things look as bad as he said they would be.

We have a president who closes the White House doors to the public but hosts lavish dinners and a weekend golfing with Tiger Woods costing taxpayers over a million dollars which could have saved 341 federal workers from furlough.

We have a president who promised a balanced approach but reneges on fulfilling his part of the bargain and instead wants even more taxes.

We have a president whose former press secretary was told to deny the drone program even existed but appoints a CIA director who will give him sole authority to use them against "suspected" Americans here at home.

We have a president whose priority is winning back the House even to the detriment of the country for the "greater good" of fulfilling his progressive agenda during the last two years of his administration to succeed in fundamentally transforming the nation to match his vision. The economy and jobless Americans be damned.

Now, if anyone on the left is tempted to provide a knee jerk blanket response, please try to resist and address any or all of the above with facts that disprove them.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#869878 Mar 7, 2013
Leave 1/4 bottle of Mountain Dew in bottle. Add a tiny bit of baking soda. Add three caps of peroxide. Replace cap and shake. Homemade glow stick!!!
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#869879 Mar 7, 2013
Earlier Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who supports Paul's filibuster, was able to pressure Attorney General Eric Holder into saying that targeting a U.S. citizen not engaged in active combat would not be constitutional.

Paul has reiterated that point. Yet it is not quite so clear-cut--especially for terrorists, who try to blend into the rest of the population.

Israel's highest court wrestled with the same issue in 2006, ruling that it was legal for the military to kill a terrorist even if that terrorist was engaged in ordinary, everyday activity, though that power was carefully circumscribed and not to be used if other means are available.

It is the function being performed by a person, not their physical distance from the battlefield (e.g. in a café), that defines that person as a combatant.

The U.S. government wants the power to target people, including U.S. citizens, who are unlawful combatants disguised as civilians. It likely has that power under the Constitution.

Sen. Paul is confusing the issue somewhat by suggesting that the government wants the power to target people who are definite non-combatants. He is right that the Constitution does not grant that power, and that individual liberties come first regardless. But he is wrong about the distinction between combatants and non-combatants, which is really the core of the problem.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/...
carol

Orlando, FL

#869880 Mar 7, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Not exactly.
Al-Awlaki's 16-year old son was targeted separately and killed in a separate attack, not as collateral damage in the father's assassination.
Yet, Obama would be first in line to argue against capital punishment for a 16-year old serial killer.
I didn't know that about Al-Awlaki's son. Good point about the glaring hypocrisy once again.
Ohwell

Carmel, IN

#869881 Mar 7, 2013
carol wrote:
So here's what we have.
We have a president who wanted sequestration instead of solving the deficit crisis to scare people so he can blame the opposition.
We have a president who sends emails to government departments telling them to make sure things look as bad as he said they would be.
We have a president who closes the White House doors to the public but hosts lavish dinners and a weekend golfing with Tiger Woods costing taxpayers over a million dollars which could have saved 341 federal workers from furlough.
We have a president who promised a balanced approach but reneges on fulfilling his part of the bargain and instead wants even more taxes.
We have a president whose former press secretary was told to deny the drone program even existed but appoints a CIA director who will give him sole authority to use them against "suspected" Americans here at home.
We have a president whose priority is winning back the House even to the detriment of the country for the "greater good" of fulfilling his progressive agenda during the last two years of his administration to succeed in fundamentally transforming the nation to match his vision. The economy and jobless Americans be damned.
Now, if anyone on the left is tempted to provide a knee jerk blanket response, please try to resist and address any or all of the above with facts that disprove them.
It just proves how stupid really are. If they can support a dirt bag like oscumma, what can you say?
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#869882 Mar 7, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Calling a black man "boy" is a racial slur.
defending it just paints you with the same brush.
"Racial slurs" seen as incitements are often in the eye of the beholder too though, Duh A Vey, BOI.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#869883 Mar 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
here's some honesty...
Are Republicans the New Democrats?
Who would have guessed last year that the GOP would be endorsing a litany of previously unthinkable positions? Elections have consequences, and this time, an identity crisis seems to be one of them.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03...
seeing as how you're the poster child for identity crisis.
Are you starting to understand, in a round about way, that there are progressives in both parties as well as conservatives? Be careful you may blow your world view!!!
BusyBody Alert

Seymour, CT

#869884 Mar 7, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You may have misunderstood the poster; he's one of the good guys.
Carol, Galt, Flack, Emam et al are the corporate water carriers. They're still waiting for trickle down!
MYOB - What, are you his/her mother? It's a free country intolerant lily. You don't have the right to force others how to think, even though it's what you socialists try and do all the time. With you extremists, it's always about us vs. them. Butt out!
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#869885 Mar 7, 2013
Rand Paul is wrong about drones, but he’s right about most of his filibuster speech.

Look, I think we are at war and that means enemy combatants on US soil, regardless of their original citizenship can be targeted as soldiers in a war. Rand Paul invoking the 5th Amendment for enemy combatants is batty to me.

http://www.redstate.com/the_invisible_hand/20...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#869886 Mar 7, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Are you starting to understand, in a round about way, that there are progressives in both parties as well as conservatives? Be careful you may blow your world view!!!
LMAO

no worries mate. i've been trying for years to explain to the Topix racists that the KKK Dems were conservatives.

thank you.

“searching myself”

Since: Sep 09

In Charming CA

#869887 Mar 7, 2013
Pale Dago wrote:
How do you like your home grown now?
I'll let you know, after I've applied several quality control measures...

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LOLoftheday

Somerset, KY

#869888 Mar 7, 2013
One of the many problems with the American demoncrat jackboots has been its image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring.
(Original quote--pre-edited version by Christopher Hitchens
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#869889 Mar 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
LMAO
no worries mate. i've been trying for years to explain to the Topix racists that the KKK Dems were conservatives.
thank you.
Peeyew---delusional supremacy anything chit stinks lol.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#869890 Mar 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Rand Paul is wrong about drones, but he’s right about most of his filibuster speech.
Look, I think we are at war and that means enemy combatants on US soil, regardless of their original citizenship can be targeted as soldiers in a war. Rand Paul invoking the 5th Amendment for enemy combatants is batty to me.
http://www.redstate.com/the_invisible_hand/20...
You "think" we're at war"? What a revelation!

Very interesting that you leftists have "evolved" from demanding GITMO detainees have civilian trial in New York (that was a PR disaster and backed off on by Obama & Holder). But that was when you were politicizing the war andtrying to drag our former president through the mud.

Now you leftists are wishy washy on killing American on their own soil and no lobger treating things like criminal matters? Quite a departure for sure.

The hypocirisy is stunning.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#869891 Mar 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
LMAO
no worries mate. i've been trying for years to explain to the Topix racists that the KKK Dems were conservatives.
thank you.
you're wrong but that is for another day.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#869892 Mar 7, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
"Racial slurs" seen as incitements are often in the eye of the beholder too though, Duh A Vey, BOI.
Bullsh*t.

Every time you call Obama "Boy" you are slinging slurs.

Something you evidently like to do.

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