Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1460430 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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carol

Orlando, FL

#877546 Mar 21, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
After seeing what O'Reilly did, how can you support him??
First he sexually harasses a young woman on his staff.
Then he tries to get the policeman who his wife was dating in trouble, using his influence.
Now he tries to go after his wife thru the Catholic Church!!
Talk about a sore loser and woman hater!!
And you admire this man??
You're beneath contempt.
"Bill O'Reilly Divorced His Wife Then Begged The Pope To Send Her To Hell?"
"Going after the frequent flier miles is one thing, but trying to get your children's mother excommunicated from her church is another thing all together!
Bill O'Reilly and Maureen McPhilmy, the woman who divorced him and then remarried another man, aren't exactly getting along when it comes to raising their kids.
A man and his ex-wife disagreeing on parenting styles isn't exactly unprecedented, but when it gets so bad he starts a one man crusade against his ex-wife's soul?
Yikes!!
Marueen has been officially reprimanded by the Catholic Church for continuing to (1) receive communion at her local church after getting divorced and remarried — Mmm, but the body of Christ is so delicious! And who can turn down a free snack?— and (2) telling her kids that marriage numero dos is valid in God's eyes!"
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As a woman on her second marriage, this should appalling to you!!
Likely you're too ignorant to see the similarities.
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There's a lot of things I don't agree with or understand about O'Reilly.

But like, with anything, you have to weigh the good with the bad.

~He gives every penny of his factor gear profits to charity.
~He worked tirelessly to get Jessica's Law passed in all but 6 states to protect the children in this country and he's still working on those 6.
~He does more for the Wounded Warriors Project than anyone with a microphone on television.
~He looks out for the folks with viewpoints from both sides on every issue.
~He really doesn't like spin and isn't afraid to say exactly what he thinks when the left tries to get away with it.

He's not perfect. I've known that from the very beginning.

But neither are you. And neither am I.
carol

Orlando, FL

#877547 Mar 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The entire premise is ridiculous because Obamacare will result in huge tax increases and budget deficits if not stopped.
Well, I for one don't see how it can be stopped, do you? When that traitor, Ro___ts (I can't bring myself to spell his whole name) gave his stamp of approval didn't that clinch the thing for the liberals? I think we're probably doomed, and, if not doomed, then we should all be very scared indeed about the future of this once great nation.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#877548 Mar 21, 2013
carol wrote:
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Wouldn't the better solution be to save as many innocents in both Iraq and Iran?
Remember the students in the streets in Iran a few years ago - when they were risking their very lives in protest and it took Obama 9 days to comment?
Why would you want them to be blown up?
Obama knows as much as anyone, the easiest and most probable end to the Iranian crisis is getting rid of another threat.
He as much as said so.
The Iranians would probably be cheering in the streets this time.
The Iranians will solve their own problems; they have a young highly educated population that does not want to die in a stupid war. Amininejad will be out soon; I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't a revolution there as well.

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lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#877549 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Why do Americans call themselves Irish when they are 4th generation American and have never even been to Ireland? Same with Italians. People want to identify with an origin and through the Human Genome Project people can discover that we all come from Africa!!
That ought to send you straight over the edge!!
lily identifies with vodka

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#877550 Mar 21, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>So you are surrounded by white trailer trash, same here Flack.
The nearest trailer park is about 4 miles away. Full of Obama voters.

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lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#877551 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You got no response because it's a stupid question.
Can you spell dummy?
l-i-l-y

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#877552 Mar 21, 2013
You're lying again.

Kennedy voted for the Iraq War?? In what world?? You filthy little liar.

Gore?? He wasn't even in the Senate in 2002, you filthy little liar!!

82 (40%) of 208 Democratic Representatives voted for the resolution.

217 of 223 Republican Representatives voted for the resolution.

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21 of 50 Democratic senators voted against the resolution.

1 of 49 Republican senators voted against the resolution.

Bush stampeded the nation to war with lies. Proven lies. State of the Union speech lies.

Even Colin Powell denounced Bush as a liar.

And you're so full of cigarette smoke and candy that you can't even think straight!!

All of America blames Bush for the Iraq War. Proven over and over in polling. It's why Bush hides in TX.
carol wrote:
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It's actually an idiom in the English language meaning in an argument or a case, to have no support thinking you're in the right.
Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi, Al Gore and Ted Kennedy along with the majority of democrats in both the House and Senate supported Bush. They knew Saddam had WMDs even before 9/11 and were privy to the same intelligence.
40 countries stood behind Bush.
So when it comes to blaming just Bush, you have no leg to stand on.

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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#877553 Mar 21, 2013
carol wrote:
I've always respected the things you write, Homer. I may not have agreed with them, but I respected your right to say them. We agree then that right up until Obama took over Iraq we were winning?
No, we lost as soon as we set foot in their country. Ok technically we won as far as a military campaign, and that did not change when Obama took over. Any president would have done what Obama did with regards to withdrawing troops and most of that was already part of Bush's plan. What did you want to keep our troops their forever?

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lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#877554 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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I give you purpose in life, you should be greatful
leosanus is going to be terribly upset, once again, with your incorrect spelling of "grateful". It's a good thing you can plead inebriation, once again.

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carol

Orlando, FL

#877555 Mar 21, 2013
I don't know why Nuc, but I feel closer to you and Homer today than I have in years. It gives me hope to think that, one day, we can all just be Americans and not at each others' throats all the time. Hope and change, hope and change!
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#877556 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Not to mention the liability; a few years ago a boy was beaten to death in the street by party goers, the family was held liable for allowing alcohol to teenagers.
How much did you have to pay?

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#877557 Mar 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So, increased revenue do lower the deficit when coupled with spending cuts - a balanced approach like Obama wants & the Republicans reject.
Would you please quit putting words in my mouth. Why must you constantly change people words to fit your point of view. It makes you seem the idiot.

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carol

Orlando, FL

#877558 Mar 21, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
You're lying again.
Kennedy voted for the Iraq War?? In what world?? You filthy little liar.
Gore?? He wasn't even in the Senate in 2002, you filthy little liar!!
82 (40%) of 208 Democratic Representatives voted for the resolution.
217 of 223 Republican Representatives voted for the resolution.
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21 of 50 Democratic senators voted against the resolution.
1 of 49 Republican senators voted against the resolution.
Bush stampeded the nation to war with lies. Proven lies. State of the Union speech lies.
Even Colin Powell denounced Bush as a liar.
And you're so full of cigarette smoke and candy that you can't even think straight!!
All of America blames Bush for the Iraq War. Proven over and over in polling. It's why Bush hides in TX.
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Well, maybe not close... but less distant certainly.
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#877559 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Was he another disgruntled 65 yr old white guy?
lily loves the race card

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#877560 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You should see the Asians at the Baccarat tables placing minimum $1000 bets!! It's a riot.
I bet. All we have here is the lottery and Colonial Downs off track betting. I go there once in a while for a change of pace. WV lottery allows slot type machines in bars. Wish we had those here. I use to enjoy those.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#877561 Mar 21, 2013
You said that before,I called you on it,and you ran off.

Show us the proof that wheat prices had anything to do with the onset of the Depression.

You can't, because it didn't. More of your truck driver ignorance.
flack wrote:
Who would have thought a week ago that a tiny island country (Cypress) could have the ability to possibly bring down the world economy? Of course most of you didn't know the price of wheat started the ball rolling in 1929.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#877562 Mar 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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They didn't forfeit a thing. It would be the same if we kicked the Indians out and didn't let them return.
Nothing will ever be settled without a Palestinian State and the right of return.
Let the Palestinians have Syria, or Lebanon.
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#877563 Mar 21, 2013
carols minge wrote:
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Um, no you're apparently BAD enough at it -- which is what I actually TOLD you. As to your already having a job, I suppose you do, if your job is sitting around in a smeg- and sh!t-stained housecoat waiting for the oaf to bring home what's left of his minimum-wage salary, after he's done blowing it at the local strip club for the blind.
We're not talking about "congress," you stale wh*re, we're talking YOU. Quite changing the subject; you have the attention span of a rat terrier -- just not cute.
Great w*ore -- the old "I know you are but what am I" sh1t is just so fresh and original -- like your well-bored out old, drippy minge.
You two libtard "partners" really should see a lawyer about a separation.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#877564 Mar 21, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>December 16,1998 WASHINGTON (CNN)-- From the Oval Office, President Clinton told the nation Wednesday evening why he ordered new military strikes against Iraq and starts war with Iraq.
"Saddam (Hussein) must not be allowed to threaten his neighbors or the world with NUCLEAR ARMS, poison gas or biological weapons," Clinton said.
Our mission is to attack Iraq's NUCLEAR, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors," said Clinton.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ENAV_UoIfgcXX&feature=rel ated
Only Waxturd could be this stupid.

Difference being, Clinton bombed Iraq, but only Bush was stupid enough to invade and lose the war.

Did you bail your wife out of the drunk tank yet, Waxturd??

Or did you leave her there to teach her a lesson, as you did a few months back??
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#877565 Mar 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Obama has said that growing the economy was the best thing to reduce the deficit.
You mean like STIMULATING the economy? You mean like several plans that Republicans refused?
Republicans say no to any new spending.
I mean you certainly aren't dumb enough to push for more tax cuts, are you?
Government stimulation of the economy is like being on drugs, a temporary high followed by a crash.

Exactly the wrong way to do things.

Obama should just simply say that the government will stay out of the way. If not tax cuts, at least no new taxes.

Even so, Obamacare will likely kill the goose.

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