Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1459884 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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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870947 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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But marriage does have legal bearing in things such as tax law.
The entire problem could be solved by eliminating the use of the word "marriage" & substitute "civil union" in all references to licenses & legal matters.
People would have a "civil union" aspect & a "marriage" aspect (if they so desire) to their weddings.
Married's married...be in the civil courts or be it in the churches.

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870948 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The homosexual community faces a problem here. If science could isolate the "homosexual gene", would potential parents pass on reproducing if faced with a homosexual child? Or would they opt for gene therapy to eliminate homosexuality.
Just wondering if science might end homosexuality, unless it is a lifestyle choice and not genetic?
Listen Mr, this world does not need anymore vile, self serving, power hungry dictators like that Hitler freak, and his genetic mutations of ego-maniacal, deranged and depraved mad scientific type adulterations and abominations to humanity.

Talk about children of the corn. Ewe.

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870949 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Republicans from the Southern Block also opposed it. Now what?
Jump ahead forty years OUT of the dark ages, and step into the light of 2013. Dude, we are already the Hienz 57 nation of the worlDUH. So you might as well get used to reality lol.

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Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#870950 Mar 9, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> How about a mosquito?
Israel's mosquito is much larger than the hummingbird which only weighs an ounce and a half and actually looks like a small yard bird.

Maybe one day someone will find a way to shrink the technology even further.

Those micro UAV's aren't what's being discussed by the likes of Curly Paul__he's talking about hunter killer drones with advanced guidance weapons systems such as the Reaper. Those weapons won't be made available to law enforcement agencies.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870951 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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It helps prevent another near financial collapse. A near collapse that sent the Dow plunging.
If another bail out would be needed, it wouldn't come from the individual taxpayers.
How does this legislation help prevent a financial collapse?

Far from preventing future bailouts, the legislation institutionalizes "too big to fail."

If another bailout is needed, who the hell do you think would pay?

PS: The "plunging Dow" presented a great investment opportunity. We could use another (and may get it).

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870952 Mar 9, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>In context as originally posted: No longer is racism a word, racism like born gay is now a push button word, a natural occurrence in the DNA of liberals, a deranged convience, racist, now a class status of democrats.
Edit: now a deranged class status of racist, bigoted, stereotyping hateful inciting type demoNcRats.

"OMG OMG OMG"

What shall we use for a soap-scum box to preach narcissistic ignorance from now?

lol

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Since: May 11

Waynesboro, PA

#870953 Mar 9, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Jump ahead forty years OUT of the dark ages, and step into the light of 2013. Dude, we are already the Hienz 57 nation of the worlDUH. So you might as well get used to reality lol.
Don't tell me, tell you right whiner buddies.

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870954 Mar 9, 2013
Who wants a lemon poppy seed muffin?

Mmmm mmmm mmm.

Get it yerself lol.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870955 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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But marriage does have legal bearing in things such as tax law.
The entire problem could be solved by eliminating the use of the word "marriage" & substitute "civil union" in all references to licenses & legal matters.
People would have a "civil union" aspect & a "marriage" aspect (if they so desire) to their weddings.
Marriage should be a private contract between individuals. They can call it whatever they choose.

"Marriage" should have no bearing on tax law. Why should anyone pay higher or lower taxes based on their marital situation, including the "marriage penalty."

Get the government out of our bedrooms by getting the government out of the marriage business.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870956 Mar 9, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Listen Mr, this world does not need anymore vile, self serving, power hungry dictators like that Hitler freak, and his genetic mutations of ego-maniacal, deranged and depraved mad scientific type adulterations and abominations to humanity.
Talk about children of the corn. Ewe.
If homosexuality is genetic, sooner or later someone will do exactly what you fear.

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TSM

United States

#870957 Mar 9, 2013
I love Liberals/Democrats how they attempt to erase their Racist Past!!
Here’s a Short Quiz: whose party attacked civil right marches with Fire Hoses and K 9 Dogs, the party that blocked access to Blacks Students from entering an Alabama University, the party that Wire Tape Martin Luther King’s office?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870958 Mar 9, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Israel's mosquito is much larger than the hummingbird which only weighs an ounce and a half and actually looks like a small yard bird.
Maybe one day someone will find a way to shrink the technology even further.
Those micro UAV's aren't what's being discussed by the likes of Curly Paul__he's talking about hunter killer drones with advanced guidance weapons systems such as the Reaper. Those weapons won't be made available to law enforcement agencies.
Don't be so sure. Police departments around the country are already armed to the gills with military weapons and vehicles that have no sane use against civilians.

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870959 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Marriage should be a private contract between individuals. They can call it whatever they choose.
"Marriage" should have no bearing on tax law. Why should anyone pay higher or lower taxes based on their marital situation, including the "marriage penalty."
Get the government out of our bedrooms by getting the government out of the marriage business.
Being penalized for being married AND honest, while loserTics, cheaters and life long slacker and/or moochers grease by like the scum they chose to act like, off the backs of others, do sucketh for many!!!

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TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870960 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If homosexuality is genetic, sooner or later someone will do exactly what you fear.
I for one, do not believe that all instances of are genetic, but rather just another form of leverage being used as rebuttal. for those who choose alternative lifetyles outside the realms of what is perceived as the "norm", in defending the chosen lifestyle of.

Selective genetics via scientific alterations, is warped.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870961 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Don't tell me, tell you right whiner buddies.
Listen DUHM Duh A Vey--I tend to lean (in equal parts) toward left wingers.

It's in the genetic balance.

So get back in your pointy tin foil hat, just want to whine corner of wormDUHMness...at least till you figure THAT out lol.
carol

Orlando, FL

#870962 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Tomorrow, let's drop ancient history and move on to the current economic disaster of the Obama administration, particularly its devastating effects on poor blacks.
Sometimes you just have to try and prove a point. But you're absolutely right. The present is much more pressing in terms of the future than the past.
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#870964 Mar 9, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
The DNA of the demokratic party is inbred with FDR Jim Crow racism, hate and ignorance.
Edit: and years of O'Kennedy rumrunning via mesh screen doors of wide open, unconstrained immigration poliTics.
Lincoln

United States

#870965 Mar 9, 2013
carol wrote:
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Sometimes you just have to try and prove a point. But you're absolutely right. The present is much more pressing in terms of the future than the past.
Economic disaster was created under President Bush.
Stock market at all time high under President Obama.

Tough for a GOP divided between
Christians "against abortion"
and Libertarians "who favor abortion".
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#870966 Mar 9, 2013
Depends on the potential parents. And that's where Science would have a problem IF it wants to continue the Born Gay DNA Argument and Research.

The "Born Gay" theory/hypothesis was put forth by a Homosexual Scientist. Not exactly unbiased. And certainly not hard Science or Scientific Fact, at present.

If Science did isolate the "homosexual gene", potential parents wouldn't necessarily have to pass on reproducing or opt for gene therapy to eliminate homosexuality.

They could just terminate the pregnancy through abortion.

PS Ever see the movie "Gattaca" ?( 1997 ~ With Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Uma Thurman ).
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The homosexual community faces a problem here. If science could isolate the "homosexual gene", would potential parents pass on reproducing if faced with a homosexual child? Or would they opt for gene therapy to eliminate homosexuality.
Just wondering if science might end homosexuality, unless it is a lifestyle choice and not genetic?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#870967 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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But marriage does have legal bearing in things such as tax law.
The entire problem could be solved by eliminating the use of the word "marriage" & substitute "civil union" in all references to licenses & legal matters.
People would have a "civil union" aspect & a "marriage" aspect (if they so desire) to their weddings.
The 'problem' could be solved by getting government completely out of the marriage business. Because it is none of their business. Just like how much I make or my wealth. It's none of their business. FairTax.org

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