Barack Obama, our next President

There are 20 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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NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#878141 Mar 22, 2013
lily waxman raton fl wrote:
<quoted text> lily loves the race card so intently, that she carefully dodges the actual population/welfare percentage issue like she's Obama, himself
So do tell, what are the actual numbers?
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#878142 Mar 22, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You're totally delusional.
Obama voters
carol

Orlando, FL

#878143 Mar 22, 2013
Thank you, Sonic. And, no, I'm not a racist. I do believe, however, that the two races cannot live together peacefully and should be some form of separate but equal. I don't know what form this will take, perhaps they could come out at night and us in the daytime or vice-versa. Americans are clever people and I have faith we'll figure this out in a way that does not involve inter-marriage or cross-breeding.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878144 Mar 22, 2013
new yawk wrote:
<quoted text>
That's what they will do. Next stop, Grand Cayman National! Woo-hoo!
The Russians called Mitt for advice! "Allo? Mittsky? Vat bank you use in Cayman Islands"
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878145 Mar 22, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of Sunni's, that central Damascus mosque that was blown to sht yesterday was Syria's main Sunni mosque. The mosque sat right next door to Assad's ruling Baath Party headquarters and several other government buildings.
Forty five died including a notable Imam and over 80 were injured in a blast that no one has yet taken credit for. The main opposition has denied any involvement.
Where is Ahmed Chalabi now anyway?

Syria is going to be total rubble. The whole country is being smashed to smithereens. A friend is trying to get his son out of there; but no luck yet. Where he lives has not seen the destruction yet, but it seems inevitable. The Syrians are stubborn people, no one will ever give up so it will be a fight till the finish.
carol

Orlando, FL

#878146 Mar 22, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of Sunni's, that central Damascus mosque that was blown to sht yesterday was Syria's main Sunni mosque. The mosque sat right next door to Assad's ruling Baath Party headquarters and several other government buildings.
Forty five died including a notable Imam and over 80 were injured in a blast that no one has yet taken credit for. The main opposition has denied any involvement.
Old joke but, the Sheite is about to hit the fan. I suppose the U.S. can always revise its mission statent in Iraq retroactively to something like, "We went in to bring more and cheaper oil to Iran!"
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#878147 Mar 22, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The Russians called Mitt for advice! "Allo? Mittsky? Vat bank you use in Cayman Islands"
lily finds all her advice in a vodka bottle
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#878148 Mar 22, 2013
new yawk wrote:
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Aw screw it, man, who cares? There are too many people and people are filthy dirty greedy things. There's no need to try and determine a formula that satisfies everyone. STOP MAKING MORE PEOPLE! It is NOT brain surgery. Even the goddam chinee woke up one day and said, "Hold the phone, homer! They too damn many of us! We gotta stop!" But here we are in bumfuck 25 years later sloggin' along like God gonna pop out an' solve the penis shortage. GIVE - IT - A - REST!
The experiment in China is backfiring; the rule of one child had couples aborting females and giving birth to males. What has happened is an inbalance male female ratio, no one to breed with. Maybe they'll become gay.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#878149 Mar 22, 2013
new yawk wrote:
<quoted text>
Aw screw it, man, who cares? There are too many people and people are filthy dirty greedy things. There's no need to try and determine a formula that satisfies everyone. STOP MAKING MORE PEOPLE! It is NOT brain surgery. Even the goddam chinee woke up one day and said, "Hold the phone, homer! They too damn many of us! We gotta stop!" But here we are in bumfuck 25 years later sloggin' along like God gonna pop out an' solve the penis shortage. GIVE - IT - A - REST!
That's part of the problem! 8 billion people really is nothing to a planet this size. The problem lies more on the fact of the human entitlement emotion. When people feel like they deserve the best things in life & look down apon the less fortunate & scrutinize the little they have, there's a real problem!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#878150 Mar 22, 2013
Good harvests had built up a mass of 250,000,000 bushels of wheat to be 'carried over' when 1929 opened. By May there was also a winter-wheat crop of 560,000,000 bushels ready for harvest in the Mississippi Valley. This oversupply caused a drop in wheat prices so heavy that the net incomes of the farming population from wheat were threatened with extinction. Stock markets are always sensitive to the future state of commodity markets and the slump in Wall-street predicted for May by Sir George Paish, arrived on time. In June 1929 the position was saved by a severe drought in the Dakotas and the Canadian West, plus unfavorable seed times in Argentina and Eastern Australia. The oversupply would now be wanted to fill the big gaps in the 1929 world wheat production. From 97c per bushel in May wheat rose to $1.49 in July. When it was seen that at this figure the American farmers would get rather more for their smaller crop than that of 1928, up went stock again and from far and wide orders came to buy shares for the profits to come.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878151 Mar 22, 2013
carol wrote:
Thank you, Sonic. And, no, I'm not a racist. I do believe, however, that the two races cannot live together peacefully and should be some form of separate but equal. I don't know what form this will take, perhaps they could come out at night and us in the daytime or vice-versa. Americans are clever people and I have faith we'll figure this out in a way that does not involve inter-marriage or cross-breeding.
phffftt. in a couple hundred years we're all going to have a permanent great tan. then we can start picking on the pale folks.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#878152 Mar 22, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you see her on the floor yesterday? Perhaps she should look into acting; in B movies!
During a floor speech Thursday, Bachmann called on the House to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, passed three years ago.
"Repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens," Bachmann said.
Bachmann suggested Washington should stop the carnage before it's too late.
"Let's love people, let's care about people, let's repeal it now while we can," she said
Addressing CPAC on March 16, Bachmann also called conservatism "the movement of love."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/21/mich...
(Send in the white coats, she's totally delusional)
No but I watched her running away from Dana Bash the other day.

Anna Navarro took a swat at Limbaugh and the other rw loudmouths the other day and they're ganging up on her. Hah, looks like the (R) talking heads are at war with each other.

Not sure if you caught it but a Q poll puts Crist well ahead of Scott for 2014, Sink too.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#878153 Mar 22, 2013
flack wrote:
Good harvests had built up a mass of 250,000,000 bushels of wheat to be 'carried over' when 1929 opened. By May there was also a winter-wheat crop of 560,000,000 bushels ready for harvest in the Mississippi Valley. This oversupply caused a drop in wheat prices so heavy that the net incomes of the farming population from wheat were threatened with extinction. Stock markets are always sensitive to the future state of commodity markets and the slump in Wall-street predicted for May by Sir George Paish, arrived on time. In June 1929 the position was saved by a severe drought in the Dakotas and the Canadian West, plus unfavorable seed times in Argentina and Eastern Australia. The oversupply would now be wanted to fill the big gaps in the 1929 world wheat production. From 97c per bushel in May wheat rose to $1.49 in July. When it was seen that at this figure the American farmers would get rather more for their smaller crop than that of 1928, up went stock again and from far and wide orders came to buy shares for the profits to come.
from your original post?
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#878154 Mar 22, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The experiment in China is backfiring; the rule of one child had couples aborting females and giving birth to males. What has happened is an inbalance male female ratio, no one to breed with. Maybe they'll become gay.
lily would love that, as long as they're not white ones
carol

Orlando, FL

#878155 Mar 22, 2013
I'm just curious, if the entire world just exists so greedy assholes have someplace to wreck, why in hell did God even have to waste time making so many attractive women? He could've just made them all dumpy looking Russian women with their flabby breasts hanging down over their stomachs like watermelons, and saved everybody a LOT of time and effort! St. Barts is now full of the fat, doughy Russians too. Where once there were hoards of semi-nude tall thin Nordic beauties now you're just as likely to round a corner and see a herd of walrus lying there naked, thereby burning out your eyeballs.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#878156 Mar 22, 2013
Obama Ammunition Purchases Strip Police Departments and Jeopardize Safety of Unarmed Citizens

The nationwide shortage of ammunition has left many police departments scrambling to get their hands on the necessary rounds - with some even bartering among each other.

Meanwhile, Rep. Timothy Huelskamp (R-Kansas) says the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has failed to respond to multiple members of Congress asking why DHS bought more than 1.6 billion rounds in the past year.

Police Chief Cameron Arthur of Jenks, Oklahoma says, "Ammunition and assault weapons in general have skyrocketed...In addition to the fact, not only is it a lot more expensive, but the time to get it could be six months to a year, or in some cases even longer."

Arthur says he is waiting on an order placed last October and that many departments have begun to trade and barter with each other because of the high demand.

"Most police departments are having a very difficult time even getting the necessary ammunition for handguns, shotguns and especially rifles," Arthur said.

"With the delay in ammunition, some departments are limiting the number of rounds they carry in their handgun because of the shortage of ammunition. We get to the point where it is difficult to have enough ammo to train and also equip the officers."

Chief Pryor of Rollingwood, Texas says of the shortage:

"We started making phone calls and realized there is a waiting list up to a year. We have to limit the amount of times we go and train because we want to keep an adequate stock."

"Nobody can get us ammunition at this point," says Sgt. Jason LaCross of the Bozeman, Montana police department.

LaCross says that manufacturers are so far behind that they won't even give him a quote for an order.

"We have no estimated time on when it will even be available," LaCross says.

He worries that when ammunition is finally available the high price will squeeze the department's budget.

"The other options are to reduce the amount of training and things like that," he said.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department has also cut down on firearm training due to the high cost and low supply of ammunition.

"The concern over firearms availability and ammunition availability and potentials of gun control certainly has impacted the availability of ammunition purchased locally," Sgt. Jody Mays says.

He says the department has cut a third of their normal in service firearm training:

"It's forced us...to use ammunition more economically."

Police Chief John Mabry in Marinette, Wisconsin says, "Ammo is expensive and lot tougher to get. People don't have it in stock and it's back-ordered."

His colleague, Menominee Chief, Brett Botbyl agrees: "We're looking at a four to nine-month wait."

Some departments have even applied for grants to pay for the high-priced ammunition.

"The Florence Police Department is looking for some help filling its clips," reports Cincinnati.com

Chief Tom Szurlinski says the grant would go a long way given the price and limited supply of ammunition.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#878158 Mar 22, 2013
Joe Biden and his posse racked up a hotel bill of $585,000 for a one-night stay in Paris.

Nothing too good for good old Joe from Scranton.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#878159 Mar 22, 2013
flack wrote:
Good harvests had built up a mass of 250,000,000 bushels of wheat to be 'carried over' when 1929 opened. By May there was also a winter-wheat crop of 560,000,000 bushels ready for harvest in the Mississippi Valley. This oversupply caused a drop in wheat prices so heavy that the net incomes of the farming population from wheat were threatened with extinction. Stock markets are always sensitive to the future state of commodity markets and the slump in Wall-street predicted for May by Sir George Paish, arrived on time. In June 1929 the position was saved by a severe drought in the Dakotas and the Canadian West, plus unfavorable seed times in Argentina and Eastern Australia. The oversupply would now be wanted to fill the big gaps in the 1929 world wheat production. From 97c per bushel in May wheat rose to $1.49 in July. When it was seen that at this figure the American farmers would get rather more for their smaller crop than that of 1928, up went stock again and from far and wide orders came to buy shares for the profits to come.
Flack, if you type in__great depression wheat facts__you'll find dozens of accurate explanations regarding the role that wheat prices, the dust bowl and even livestock played in the depression.

Wheat prices definitely did not cause the depression but did add to the misery.
carol

Orlando, FL

#878160 Mar 22, 2013
Anyways, I'm pretty sure the one-child rule was a matter of desperation because, THEY WAITED TOO LONG TO STERILIZE THESE GODDAM IDIOTS WHO RELY ON GROWTH DESPITE THE OBVIOUS CONSEQUENCES!!! They are managing to export a healthy crop of female babies to the U.S. and everywhere else, nonetheless, so maybe there's a buck to be made selling them back to those horny guys back home?

How you gonna keep 'em down in Guailong, after they've seen Mar-ie!
Demidiots

Seminole, FL

#878161 Mar 22, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Do you mean pink a in a white person blushing, because last I've checked suburban white folks in welfare red states were the dominate contributing factor to the welfare crisis in America? The fact still remains, there are more white people on welfare than any other race! Add in corporate welfare & the numbers go up by a 2/1 margin. Your rebuttal!
democrats invented welfare and obama invented corporate welfare. What part of welfare do you not understand NJ raider?

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