Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1375255 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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870256 Mar 7, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Bingo
Bingo? Hee, Hee.

So,...what did you win? A bottle of Eu De Cologne from WalMart?

Or Skunk Repellent from the Trailer Park Homeowners Association?

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870257 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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No, dikweed. You're the idiot.
The Gulf of Tonkin was set up by the CIA.
This is proven by Fletcher Prouty's book, "The Secret Team" and "The Pentagon Papers".
The CIA consists of ultra-right wingers. So in the final analysis, the right started the Vietnam War.
What are you, stupid? When I mention "The Secret Team" and "The Pentagon Papers", these are UMIMPEACHABLE SOURCES.
In fact, the CIA tried to keep "The Secret Team" from ever being published. Nixon had his attorney general file an injunction against the NY Times to quash further disssemination, and the case went all they way to the Supreme Court.
In both instances, the rightwing screamed that national security was at stake. We now know the only thing at stake was concealment of their guilt.
So...JFK and LBJ had nothing to do with it, eh? It was all CIA Republicans? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HAHA

And the Bay of Pigs invasion wasn't JFK, either, but those damned Republican CIA Operatives!

And, of course, it wasn't SEAL 6 Republicans who got Osama but the Boy Messiah wearing his Superman Leotards and Tummy-Tuck Girdle.

Before you die, will your brain the ABA(American Beekeepers Association). They could auction it off as a beehive for charity.

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Lapeer, MI

#870258 Mar 7, 2013
carol wrote:
Charles Krauthammer once again makes sense. Reminding us the Democrats haven't proposed a budget since the iPad (notwithstanding Obama's two proposals which were summarily rejected by all Democrats in the Senate) and saying it would be nice if the Senate would come up with one just as Ryan and the Republicans have done so they can share some of the scrutiny which they are happy to let the Republicans take while they do absolutely nothing.
That is precisely why Senate Democrats won't come up with a budget. It might come under scrutiny and it's better to do nothing and blame republicans who are trying to do something than risk losing votes.
In other words, they are cowards.
In the Spotlight is a bad place to be when your pants are down.

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carol

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#870259 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Yes, Democrats do cater to corporations to some extent. But I would argue not quite to the same degree. For example, during the Bush years, representatives from the pharmaceutical companies were allowed to stand in at the DEA and participate in the approval process for new drugs.
The Republicans are not committed to a free market. That's pablum for the masses. They're committed to any group that gives them enough money. In reality, Republican leadership is quite comfortable with monopolistic or oligopolistic control of the market as evidenced by GOP legislation which allowed a handful of owners to dominate cable media which before was much more diversified.
And no, minimal government oversight is not enough. There are too many areas in need of policing. The Republican approach is to remove as many regulatory "cops" as possible, which is exactly what the Wall Street wolves want.
Obamacare got passed by a sweet deal with Pharma lobbyists, a very large pharmaceutical company,

Top corporate donors to Obama's campaign in 2008:
Goldman Sachs -$1,013,091
Microsoft Corp -$852,167
Google Inc -$814,540
JPMorgan Chase & Co -$808,799
Citigroup Inc -$736,771

20 lobbyists were working in the Obama administration in 2010.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870260 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Stop whining and trying to tell me what to do, you fckn GOP clown.
Suicide is always an option no matter how bad things get.

Just want to be helpful:>

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NJ raider 1

Philadelphia, PA

#870261 Mar 7, 2013
palsiwalsi wrote:
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Took 2 little Traygone look a likes to kill this poor white kid
Bullying eyed in death of 12-year-old Pennsylvania student - Yahoo ...
news.yahoo.com/bullying-eyed-death-12-old-pen... ...
3 days ago – From Yahoo! News: PHILADELPHIA (Reuters)- Investigators are looking into what role bullying might have played in the death of a ....
Where's your outrage? When will these hate crimes be called hate crimes?
exactly what I'm talking about. you don't have to kill the bully just with his ass like to leave on Martin was doing to Zimmerman but ass is like you sympathize with the bully. no guts no glory for you cowards. pardon all the misuse of words I'm on break talking into my phone

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870262 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Yes, Democrats do cater to corporations to some extent. But I would argue not quite to the same degree. For example, during the Bush years, representatives from the pharmaceutical companies were allowed to stand in at the DEA and participate in the approval process for new drugs.
The Republicans are not committed to a free market. That's pablum for the masses. They're committed to any group that gives them enough money. In reality, Republican leadership is quite comfortable with monopolistic or oligopolistic control of the market as evidenced by GOP legislation which allowed a handful of owners to dominate cable media which before was much more diversified.
And no, minimal government oversight is not enough. There are too many areas in need of policing. The Republican approach is to remove as many regulatory "cops" as possible, which is exactly what the Wall Street wolves want.
Democrats cater to the corporations like a farmer caters to his fattening cows. Until he takes them to slaughter.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870263 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Oh, wow. That is so cutting. You really put me in my place.
You don't have a 'place' because you are scatterbrained.

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carol

Orlando, FL

#870264 Mar 7, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Yes, Democrats do cater to corporations to some extent. But I would argue not quite to the same degree. For example, during the Bush years, representatives from the pharmaceutical companies were allowed to stand in at the DEA and participate in the approval process for new drugs.
The Republicans are not committed to a free market. That's pablum for the masses. They're committed to any group that gives them enough money. In reality, Republican leadership is quite comfortable with monopolistic or oligopolistic control of the market as evidenced by GOP legislation which allowed a handful of owners to dominate cable media which before was much more diversified.
And no, minimal government oversight is not enough. There are too many areas in need of policing. The Republican approach is to remove as many regulatory "cops" as possible, which is exactly what the Wall Street wolves want.
The Democratic Governors Association vacuumed up $11.6 million in contributions -- mostly from corporations and unions -- during the second half of 2009. For the year, DGA raised $23.1 million, a record.

The contributors included hefty checks from nearly every top lobbying firm in Washington and from such multi-national giants as Exxon Mobil which pitched in $50,000.

...Democrats catering to corporations "to some extent" is an understatement.

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#870265 Mar 7, 2013
palsiwalsi wrote:
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Rand Paul, are you really drunken Lily?
Never touch the stuff. I stand corrected.

Would someone tell the jackarse from Kentucky that he is no Jimmy Stewart....nor MR. SMITH either...!~!

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

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#870266 Mar 7, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> exactly what I'm talking about. you don't have to kill the bully just with his ass like to leave on Martin was doing to Zimmerman but ass is like you sympathize with the bully. no guts no glory for you cowards. pardon all the misuse of words I'm on break talking into my phone
Maybe if you brushed your teeth, we could understand what the hell you just said.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870267 Mar 7, 2013
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
<quoted text>Never touch the stuff. I stand corrected.
Would someone tell the jackarse from Kentucky that he is no Jimmy Stewart....nor MR. SMITH either...!~!
Seems that you are the only one making those charges. So why are you asking for help acting like a Jerk?

Stand tall and proud in your ignorance!

Power To The Illiterates!

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carol

Orlando, FL

#870268 Mar 7, 2013
As far as the vote to ban gay marriage in California:

ABC News - "Whites voted very narrowly against the ban, 51-49 percent. Asian-Americans voted the same. Hispanics voted for it by 53-47 percent. Blacks voted for it, overwhelmingly, 70-30. Blacks can be said to have put it over the top. Hypothetically, had no blacks voted, we compute a vote of 50-50," according to an analysis by ABC News Polling Director.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2008/11/...

This is the irony on the part of Democrats. They continually blame Republicans for not supporting gay marriage when it's mostly blacks and Hispanics - who are mostly Democrats.

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new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#870269 Mar 7, 2013
Well ...

Appears Attorney General Eric Holder was TKO'D by Senator
"Rand Paul" .. The White House conceded and answered his question.

So, I'd say he's more like The Slugger, George Foreman.
Paul just kept on Slugging Away to obtain that TKO Victory!

“Mr. President,” the petition begins.”We the people request that you respond to Senator Rand Paul and the citizens of America on the issue of drone strikes on US soil with the potential to kill US citizens without a trial.… We request that you respect our freedoms and our rights as US citizens.”

“Mr. President, as our elected leader, you are accountable to the people and so we ask that you address this important issue”, it adds, signing off ”respectfully” under the name “A Citizen of the United States of America.”

http://dailycaller.com/2013/03/07/dramatic-ra...

Now, We The People need to sign and submit a petition to get an answer, The Truth, about the Benghazi debacle! Stop The LIES!
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
Would someone tell Paul Rand that he is no Jimmy Stewart?

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carol

Orlando, FL

#870270 Mar 7, 2013
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
<quoted text>Never touch the stuff. I stand corrected.
Would someone tell the jackarse from Kentucky that he is no Jimmy Stewart....nor MR. SMITH either...!~!
Liberals came up with the similarity. Almost admired him for it.

ABC News - "Mr. Smith would be proud. That’s how most Americans probably view a filibuster: Jimmy Stewart as Mr. Smith reading aloud for hours and hours in pursuit of righting some wrong."

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#870271 Mar 7, 2013
Rand Paul is empty headed. Atty General Holder...TOLD HIM HELL NO!!!!

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new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#870273 Mar 7, 2013
YOU'RE WRONG!!!! After 13 Hours, The White House capitulated and Eric Holder wrote A Letter stating:

"It WOULD BE Un-Constitutional for Obama to use drones against Americans on American Soil" ... Go Read It!

HERE ~ WATCH ~ LISTEN:

"Eric Holder Admits Killing Americans With Drones on U.S. Soil is Unconstitutional": After much stuttering ... Uh, Uh, Uh



Published on Mar 6, 2013

3/6/13 - Eric Holder informed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in writing that the White House would be within its legal authority to execute an American citizen via drone on U.S. soil if that person was determined to pose a threat to national security.
On Wednesday, testifying before a Senate panel, Holder was prodded repeatedly about this assertion by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).
Holder eventually admitted that it would not be constitutional to execute an American citizen without due process.

Do you liberals LIE or are you just UNINFORMED!? HOT-DAMN!!
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
Rand Paul is empty headed. Atty General Holder...TOLD HIM HELL NO!!!!

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

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#870274 Mar 7, 2013
Selecia Jones- JAX FL wrote:
Rand Paul is empty headed. Atty General Holder...TOLD HIM HELL NO!!!!
That's a nice shit-eatin' grin ya got there.

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new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#870275 Mar 7, 2013
Sen Ted Cruz ( R-TX ) and Sen Rand Paul ( R-KY ) are now singing to Atty Gen Eric Holder:

"And I Caught You With Your Back-Field In Motion"

"Off Side & Holding ... Yeah!
You Outta Be Ashamed Of Yourself":



And just ignore all the baby, lovey-dovey lyrics!

N' Stuff ... ;) Buona Notte A'Tutti ...:)

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Cway

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#870276 Mar 7, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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So...JFK and LBJ had nothing to do with it, eh? It was all CIA Republicans? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HAHA
Shiny, some advice.

When you're a clueless *bastard* who hasn't studied the subject, maybe you should shut your yap and try to rein in your arrogance just a little.

Kennedy inherited Vietnam from Eisenhower.

He engaged in a limited risk gamble, but eventually concluded the majority of Vietnamese did not welcome our presence.

At the time of Kennedy's death, less than two hundred servicemen had died in there. There were no regular Marine or Army combat batallions deployed. There was some combat, but nothing to what would later develop. Most of the approxiamtely 15,000 troops were support personnel.

If you read the transcipts of Joint Cheifs of Staff, Honolulu Conference of October 2, 1963, the language makes clear Kennedy wanted a pull-out of all U.S. personnel by the end of 1965.

Had he lived, there would have been no Gulf of Tonkin and no major war in Vietnam.

What launched the big war was the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. And I have already provided evidence that CIA black operations provoked it.

Now run along, little boy, and let the adults debate the issues.

PS

In 1954, when the U.S. sent its first CIA units into Vietnam, the current DCI, Allen Dulles, was a Republican.

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