Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263713 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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Cway

United States

#870860 Mar 8, 2013
Neutral Party wrote:
I see that Cway approach is to belittle and discredit anything not flattering to government or liberal interests. When pointed out weaknesses in his argument, he plays the spin game remotely linking some conservative conflicting point.
These are how liberals operate. The belittling and name calling because no one can have a different opinion. I believe in the first amendment and those that try to shut me up mentally challenged and afraid of the truth.
Cway believes the government is the answer. I believe the people are the answer. Government suppresses, people achieve.
Your post proves you don't really understand my beliefs.

Face the facts. Your side is packed with extremists who want to see government so whittled down, it won't be able to fulfill its watchdog function.

As for my style of debate, I make no apologies. Try to BS or insult me and I'll make you pay for it.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#870862 Mar 8, 2013
Liberal king Obama sends expensive special delegation for dictator Chavez,
Ignores Americans killed in Benghazi!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870864 Mar 8, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Again, Prouty is clear in his boook the CIA ran black operations against North Vietnam where unmarked U.S. aircraft and ships made unprovoked attacks. When fired upon, the CIA falsely claimed the communists fired first.
The CIA is hardly a liberal organization, and especially during the Cold War era.
Even if Johnson knew and approved, I don't see this as black mark against the mainstream Democrat Party. For the simple reason that it goes against the grain of Democrat philosophy to launch these kinds of wars. You never saw this kind of thing under Roosevelt or Truman.
I believe Johnson likely knew the Gulf of Tonkin was a set-up and likely knew the South Vietnamese government was not the democracy he and the CIA made it out to be.
Which makes him a rightist and a renegade within the Democrat ranks.
For all of which he was kicked out of the party in 1968.
I might add, LBJ was a close friend of J. Edgar Hoover, oil tycoons H.L. Hunt and Clint Murchison, and the Root Brothers of the Construction Giant, H.L. Root, which later received a lucrative contract in Vietnam. There was nothing liberal about Johnson. And his relationship with the Northeast wing of the Democrat party, especially the Kennedys, was strained to put it mildly.
That might make sense except that the Socialist Democrat party replaced LBJ with his flunky toad, Humpty Dumpty.

Besides, LBJ passed more Socialist legislation than all other Presidents combined. If Obama had 10% of the political skills of LBJ, Boehner would be irrelevant, lily would have a single payer system, all firearms would be banned, tax rates would be 90%, and only homosexual marriages would be recognized.

Thank God for the US that Obama is completely lacking in interpersonal skills.

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Cway

United States

#870865 Mar 8, 2013
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But in the spirit of genorosity-since it's Friday night LIVE-
James Stockdale-Commander/Admiral US Navy, 1992 VP candidate (R Perot)
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"Not a ship, not the outline of a ship, not a wake, not a reflection, not the light of a single tracer bullet. Nothing."
Reporting HIS surveillance in regards to statements made on witnessing "torpedo runs" while aboard the U.S.S. Maddox.
Just for the pure sake of History.
Okay. That version could be correct.

In either case, the public was told a lie. There were CIA operatives on at least one of those destroyers as I recall from Mitchener's book, "The Fifty Thousand Day War".

Whether the attack was provoked or dreamed up, the result is the same. And I suspect the CIA was at the bottom of it.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870866 Mar 8, 2013
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Rand Paul is a US senator, you're a hate mongering troll.
Or perhaps Selecia is just a frustrated lesbian, rejected by lily.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870867 Mar 8, 2013
palsiwalsi wrote:
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What are the billion bullets for? To shoot down Americans is my guess.
The redcoats and their hired Hessians had all the weapons, all the ammo, and all the money.

How did that work out?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870868 Mar 8, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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That's what I said. Duhmmy.
Sorry. Sometimes Galt has problems translating Kentucky.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870869 Mar 8, 2013
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Where are the billions the fed is printing going? To corporate America, Wall Street and the big banks.
Wise up.
Given that Obama was installed by Goldman Sachs, what else would you expect?

Lord Obama so loves the poor that he keeps making more of those suckers, spoon feeding them to vote for him.

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World Champion

Brooklyn, NY

#870870 Mar 8, 2013
If peeing on yourself was a sport, you people would be the champs.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870871 Mar 8, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Your post proves you don't really understand my beliefs.
Face the facts. Your side is packed with extremists who want to see government so whittled down, it won't be able to fulfill its watchdog function.
As for my style of debate, I make no apologies. Try to BS or insult me and I'll make you pay for it.
Watchdogs tend to bite your ass, if that's what you want.

Obama's watchdogs are going after individual citizens, not his Wall Street masters.

But keep believing the crap he feeds you.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870872 Mar 8, 2013
Cway wrote:
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Your post proves you don't really understand my beliefs.
Face the facts. Your side is packed with extremists who want to see government so whittled down, it won't be able to fulfill its watchdog function.
As for my style of debate, I make no apologies. Try to BS or insult me and I'll make you pay for it.
Like a Chicago street thug, you keep using the expression "Your side" and then present a list of "Your side" failings.

You spoke about how American involvement began with Eisenhower - A REPUBLICAN!- and more dastardly Republicans like John Foster Dulles. And then you deny JFK - A DEMOCRAT!- escalated the war and, further, you then launch into how it was the CIA that initiated the Tonkin Incident and not the President leaving LBJ as some sort of clueless Right Wing element of the Democratic Party - the same azzhole who pushed for the Great Society!!

You hopscotch like a jackrabbit reading a map through a minefield and, reaching the opposite side, declare loudly "See?!! The Democrats are nice people who never did anything wrong. It's those nasty Republicans that screwed up American history!"

Now, go ahead and tell once again how FDR had nothing to do with Japanese American incarceration. You epitomize the scourge of a Liberal urban brainwashed education indoctrination.

OMG, your head is f*cked up.

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Since: Aug 11

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#870873 Mar 8, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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That might make sense except that the Socialist Democrat party replaced LBJ with his flunky toad, Humpty Dumpty.
Besides, LBJ passed more Socialist legislation than all other Presidents combined. If Obama had 10% of the political skills of LBJ, Boehner would be irrelevant, lily would have a single payer system, all firearms would be banned, tax rates would be 90%, and only homosexual marriages would be recognized.
Thank God for the US that Obama is completely lacking in interpersonal skills.
LBJ's Great Society legacy and affects can be found in every major metro area of the country here in the US.

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Cway

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#870874 Mar 8, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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That might make sense except that the Socialist Democrat party replaced LBJ with his flunky toad, Humpty Dumpty.
Besides, LBJ passed more Socialist legislation than all other Presidents combined. If Obama had 10% of the political skills of LBJ, Boehner would be irrelevant, lily would have a single payer system, all firearms would be banned, tax rates would be 90%, and only homosexual marriages would be recognized.
Thank God for the US that Obama is completely lacking in interpersonal skills.
1. First, the Democrat Party is not "socialist". Helping the poor and elderly doesn't make one a disciple of Marx. Now if we started nationalizing private industry, you'd have a point.

2. Humphrey was not LBJ's "flunky". The two men had discordant views on Vietnam. Second, Robert Kennedy was clearly the Democrat party's choice in 1968. He had the presidential nomination wrapped up after the California primary, only to be assassinated the same day.

Humphrey was a liberal and a satisfatory replacement, but not the first choice.

3. LBJ was a Southern conservative and his strongest ties were with very conservative people. Much of the legislation he passed war crafted furing the Kennedy era. Did he personally agree with it? I have my doubts.

Had he defied the legislation of his party such as Civil Rights, he would have become a poltical pariah within his own party. So I think he went along because he had little choice. He was tossed out just the same for his complicity regarding Vietnam.

Please spare me the cliche dribble over gay marriage, taxes and gun control which isn't relevant.

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Since: Jul 11

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#870875 Mar 8, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Watchdogs tend to bite your ass, if that's what you want.
Obama's watchdogs are going after individual citizens, not his Wall Street masters.
But keep believing the crap he feeds you.
The watchdogs sure were active in the Bush administration. Not only asleep at the wheel, there was no driver at all. They had been cut back so much all what was left of that dept was the cleaner.
A systematic 25 yr dismantle of financial rules starting with Reagan and you wanted it all back and fixed in the first term carrying trillion$ of debt run up by these same so called Wall St masters. So who really ran the country then ? The Bush name may have been on the whitehouse desk but take your pick on who called the shots!

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870876 Mar 8, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>LBJ's Great Society legacy and affects can be found in every major metro area of the country here in the US.
And can also be seen seeping into Urban Political leadership.
Trash In - Trash Out. Great Society, My Azz.

More like The Great Train Robbery.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870877 Mar 8, 2013
Cway wrote:
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1. First, the Democrat Party is not "socialist". Helping the poor and elderly doesn't make one a disciple of Marx. Now if we started nationalizing private industry, you'd have a point.
2. Humphrey was not LBJ's "flunky". The two men had discordant views on Vietnam. Second, Robert Kennedy was clearly the Democrat party's choice in 1968. He had the presidential nomination wrapped up after the California primary, only to be assassinated the same day.
Humphrey was a liberal and a satisfatory replacement, but not the first choice.
3. LBJ was a Southern conservative and his strongest ties were with very conservative people. Much of the legislation he passed war crafted furing the Kennedy era. Did he personally agree with it? I have my doubts.
Had he defied the legislation of his party such as Civil Rights, he would have become a poltical pariah within his own party. So I think he went along because he had little choice. He was tossed out just the same for his complicity regarding Vietnam.
Please spare me the cliche dribble over gay marriage, taxes and gun control which isn't relevant.
"...LBJ was tossed out ... for his complicity regarding Vietnam."

Did you say "complicity"?? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Do you read this stuff off the back of your Breakfast Cereal Boxes?
Does your dog give you instructions and orders?

"Helping the poor and elderly doesn't make one a disciple of Marx."

Of course it doesn't but when governments purchase votes using socialist tactics turning those "poor and elderly" into a growing parasitic segment of society forcing hardworking taxpayers into slaves funding gross theft...then it DOES make itself a disciple of Marx.

Your attempt to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear is pure humor coming out of an innocent child's mouth.

Next, you'll be quoting Jesus' Sermon On The Mount and comparing it to the Boy Messiah's Inauguration Speech.

Like a SNL Skit.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870878 Mar 8, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>LBJ's Great Society legacy and affects can be found in every major metro area of the country here in the US.
The point being that LBJ knew how to get what he wanted from Congress, by personal persuasion rather than empty threats.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870879 Mar 8, 2013
Cway wrote:
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1. First, the Democrat Party is not "socialist". Helping the poor and elderly doesn't make one a disciple of Marx. Now if we started nationalizing private industry, you'd have a point.
2. Humphrey was not LBJ's "flunky". The two men had discordant views on Vietnam. Second, Robert Kennedy was clearly the Democrat party's choice in 1968. He had the presidential nomination wrapped up after the California primary, only to be assassinated the same day.
Humphrey was a liberal and a satisfatory replacement, but not the first choice.
3. LBJ was a Southern conservative and his strongest ties were with very conservative people. Much of the legislation he passed war crafted furing the Kennedy era. Did he personally agree with it? I have my doubts.
Had he defied the legislation of his party such as Civil Rights, he would have become a poltical pariah within his own party. So I think he went along because he had little choice. He was tossed out just the same for his complicity regarding Vietnam.
Please spare me the cliche dribble over gay marriage, taxes and gun control which isn't relevant.
You are completely clueless about history.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870880 Mar 8, 2013
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The watchdogs sure were active in the Bush administration. Not only asleep at the wheel, there was no driver at all. They had been cut back so much all what was left of that dept was the cleaner.
A systematic 25 yr dismantle of financial rules starting with Reagan and you wanted it all back and fixed in the first term carrying trillion$ of debt run up by these same so called Wall St masters. So who really ran the country then ? The Bush name may have been on the whitehouse desk but take your pick on who called the shots!
So, today we have Goldman Sachs sitting in the Oval Office.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#870881 Mar 8, 2013
Iran is drawing ever closer to Nuclear Weapons capability, N. Korea has it and is now threatening us with it while entertaining boobs like Dennis Rodman. Meanwhile the Jerk-In-Chief is still campaigning on AF1 and making the TV Talk Show circuit.

Hair-Plug Joe Biden is making more of his childish speeches about how the President (silence!, hush!) DOESN'T BLUFF!

Iran and N. Korea have long been exchanging data and construction tips.

We need some leadership and less On The Red Carpet Bullshit from a Glam Boy Messiah.

He should travel over to Iran and N. Korea with his Skeet 'Rifle' and kick some butt with Dennis Rodman in tow.

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