Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1346267 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#873312 Mar 13, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Might as well quote Rush Limbaugh.
Better Rush than a buffoon like you....or a liar like Obama.
carol

Orlando, FL

#873313 Mar 13, 2013
Insecure men... If an insecure man... Men are insecure... curses!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#873314 Mar 13, 2013
carol wrote:
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That's because no one reads your stuff, Sam. You could ask the same question (whatever it is) for the rest of your life and literally no one will answer you, much like when you were in school.
LOL
carol

Orlando, FL

#873315 Mar 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Send your thank you note to Ben Bernanke.
But be ready to sell fast when the bubble bursts.
That's right, Homer, or when the meteor hits!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#873316 Mar 13, 2013
The Ryan Budget’s Sigh of Resignation

The Ryan budget has two overarching policy objectives: 1) Entitlement reform: specifically, putting a limit on Medicare’s annual budget and giving states a lot more flexibility over their Medicaid rolls; and 2) radically simplifying the tax code.

Ryan is no fool; he knows there is no chance the Obama administration will accept Medicare premium support or Medicaid block-granting. But it’s what he believes should be done, and so he’s proposing it as a matter of course. There is, however, a sliver of hope that Republicans will reach an agreement with Obama on tax reform. As Ezra Klein has noticed, Ryan’s budget is vaguer in this area than it had been. A top tax rate of 25 percent is not a hard plank, but rather a “goal” he’d like Congress to “achieve.”

Add that wiggle room to Ryan’s remark yesterday that he has no desire to relitigate the fiscal cliff battle over revenue, and you have a white smoke signal that says,“On taxes, we might be able to do some business.”

Some of my favorite Ryan-watchers, like Ross Douthat and James Pethokoukis, had clearly been hoping that Ryan would produce something fresher and less straitened than he did. I appreciate where they’re coming from, and yet, perhaps too charitably, I’m reading in the Ryan Budget 3.0 a Chait-like sigh of resignation—of resignation to, as he has put it more than once since losing in November, the “reality of divided government.”

Aside from its base-stroking unrealism about a balanced budget in 10 years, there is a subtle sort of realism about this new Ryan budget. In its very lack of creative “new ideas,” there is an admission that “The Path to Prosperity” no longer has the magic-rabbit power it had after the 2010 midterm election. It’s a budget document scarcely worth more than the PDF pixels in which it’s displayed.

I think Ryan knows this, and expended very little effort to hide the fact.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/the-ry...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#873317 Mar 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
Fannie Mae pushing low downpayment loans again.
Disaster looms!
Another Barack plan working to perfection!
Obama revived the Bush plan?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#873318 Mar 13, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Really Both
Social Security’s Sham Guarantee
How many times during the recent debate over Social Security reform have you heard someone refer to Social Security’s “guaranteed benefit”? The AARP says “Social Security is the guaranteed part of your retirement plan.” Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the House, touts the system’s “guaranteed retirement benefit.” The liberal activist group ProtectYourCheck.org , headed by former Clinton chief of staff Harold Ickes, is running ads calling Social Security “a guarantee you earned.”
But Social Security benefits are not guaranteed.
They are not guaranteed legally because workers have no contractual or property rights to any benefits whatsoever. In two landmark cases, Flemming v. Nestor and Helvering v. Davis, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Social Security taxes are not contributions or savings, but simply taxes, and that Social Security benefits are simply a government spending program, no different than, say, farm price supports. Congress and the president may change, reduce, or even eliminate benefits at any time.
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/s...
All true, just as Obamacare is a tax program with no guarantee of medical care.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#873319 Mar 13, 2013
carol wrote:
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Have to stay long enough to ask you if you even looked at the friggin' photo on that website - 20,000 pages of Obamacare so far!
It's making headlines.
Look at the friggin' picture or find another website that suits your fancy. The photo is still the same.
Can you actually defend this kind of insanity?
Anyone can take a photo of a stack of papers with a red ribbon on it, bfd. You're so gullible it's pathetic.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#873320 Mar 13, 2013
carol wrote:
Ok, I couldn't leave without saying once again that I WIL NOT BE POSTING IN HERE FOR A WHILE SO DON'T MAKE THE MISTAKE OF THINKING I'M ME!
Don't worry, we can tell when a Democrat/Loser posts and it's not you or any of the other mature/good people here.
carol

Orlando, FL

#873321 Mar 13, 2013
Those Texans all seem to have a lot of questions they don't seem to be able to answer themselves? Are we absolutely sure no child was left behind?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#873322 Mar 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Send your thank you note to Ben Bernanke.
But be ready to sell fast when the bubble bursts.
In a couple of weeks or in April if the last three years are any indication. Course if Ben shuts off the presses it could happen fast. Interest rates should be watched with a sharp eye right now too.
carol

Orlando, FL

#873323 Mar 13, 2013
None of that is me.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#873324 Mar 13, 2013
Hecate wrote:
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I just typed a whole sh!tload, and it got zapped. Anyways, I'm shooting for end of March, early April. All preps are done, and now the permit process ... blah, blah, blah. And, really, there's no real escape from "christianland," it has to die a natural death, either through paradigm shift or litigation. Whatever works.
Jesus, you do a great carol, honey ...
Jesus, you do a great spongebob, libtard.
NUT surpriZed

Pompano Beach, FL

#873325 Mar 13, 2013
waxywaxturd wrote:
One more thing folks before my doctor whisks me away for my psychiatric treatments. I have to admit I posted as "Sonicfilter" today and then used another one of MY sockpuppets (Cway)to respond to myself!!! How's that for a great trolling manuveur? I had you all bamboozled and very confused didn't I?
BWaaaaaahahhaaaaa!!!!
Hugs, Not Surprized.
Remember!!! Phones numbers!!!!!!!!!!
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#873326 Mar 13, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Anyone can take a photo of a stack of papers with a red ribbon on it, bfd. You're so gullible it's pathetic.
So says the hypocrite gullible Obamabot...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#873328 Mar 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> In a couple of weeks or in April if the last three years are any indication. Course if Ben shuts off the presses it could happen fast. Interest rates should be watched with a sharp eye right now too.
Nothing will stop Bernanke except inflation.

Ben is in the tank for Obama and knows that the stock market is the only positive in a sea of economic disaster.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#873330 Mar 13, 2013
Obamacare ‘Nightmare ‘coming soon to your City/State… Rationing Begins: States Limiting Drug Prescriptions for Medicaid Patients!! Doctors Shortages will lead to “A shortage of primary-care and other physicians could mean more-limited access to health care and longer wait times for patients," Your relationship between you and your doctor will now become Nurse/ practitioners relationship! WoW
carol

Orlando, FL

#873331 Mar 13, 2013
Don't you think Paul Ryan reminds you of someone? Who could it be?...

http://www.google.com/imgres...

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#873332 Mar 13, 2013
carol wrote:
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Have to stay long enough to ask you if you even looked at the friggin' photo on that website - 20,000 pages of Obamacare so far!
It's making headlines.
Look at the friggin' picture or find another website that suits your fancy. The photo is still the same.
Can you actually defend this kind of insanity?
The guy you quoted is a liar.

If you read that page you referenced, it said Obamacare was projected to add 6.2 trillion to the deficit.

This is a blatant lie. He refers to a report requested by Sessions that asked the GAO to look at the ACA numbers if certain revenue generating aspects were NOT included. The GAO said if that was the case, then the ACA could run deficits at that number.

But the ACA does include those revenue generating aspects.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#873333 Mar 13, 2013
carol wrote:
None of that is me.
can you be more specific?

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