Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1383658 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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Betsy

Orlando, FL

#882650 Apr 1, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> I can agree having seen some first hand abuse situations, but as a majority not! Maybe we should find a happy medium cuz your assertion was biased & stretched the truth a lil bit. As I said, I can agree somewhat, but I also believe white kids don't get whooped enuff. That's why try don't respect them & often end up abusing them if not killing them. Too much wanting to be friends, not enuff actual parenting. Also your assertion that there's too many single black mothers, also agreed to an extent. This is not by choice like they'd love society to believe. Like blackmen just sleep around as a whole. You have some of those types in every race. This was/is part of Americas plan. Arrest the fathers to keep Americas biggest money machine (prison system) pumping. In return that leaves the burden on the mother to not only raise the children, man the home, & work to pay bills. The sacrifice is insurmountable! When your not making enuff to pay for childcare, children often assist in raising children. This is why the scales of justice are tilted in opposition of the black community as a whole. Modern day slavery in the guise of OPPRESSION! They lock us down with intent, skew the statistics & lie so y'all can believe it!
There is far too much permisiveness in parenting nowadays. On that, we can definitely agree. But the number of black on black crimes in inner cities alone is staggering. And the desperation of black men to commit crimes is precisely because of the oppression being imposed on them in the guise of victimization for political advantage.

The breakdown of the family structure significantly contributes to the problems for many blacks. Black leaders remain too silent instead of addressing it directly.

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#882651 Apr 1, 2013
Obama Rewards Those Involved In Covering Up War Crimes .

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NJ raider 1

Jersey City, NJ

#882652 Apr 1, 2013
Betsy wrote:
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He is the only president in my lifetime who has deliberately excluded and demonized the opposing party without offering any viable solutions of his own.
It's virtually unprecedented. Every single Democrat and Republican president at least in the past four decades have made an effort to reach across the aisle and respect the representatives of Americans who didn't vote for them.
Just not this one.
That's total bullshit! Since he was elected the first time he's tried to negotiate with the republicans. Just cuz his negotiations don't include caving in to republicans demands like democrats of the past 4 decades. They tried their form of negotiation EXTORTION! Now that it hasn't worked, y'all start the finger pointing & blaming the president. Politics are a persons ideology. The presidents job is to give the world his ideology giving the fact he was elected twice by the dominate majority. Meaning you only see the glass half full because his ideology doesn't match yours, but you forget YOU'RE THE MINORITY ON THIS ONE! All republicans have done is obstructed the presidents every move & have publicly stated,"the will do whatever it takes to make him a 1 term president, but you overlook that because it fits your ideology. We wouldn't have had the sequester cuts if he refused to compromise. Keep pointing fingers, the clocks a ticking closer & closer to 2014!

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NJ raider 1

Jersey City, NJ

#882653 Apr 1, 2013
Betsy wrote:
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There is far too much permisiveness in parenting nowadays. On that, we can definitely agree. But the number of black on black crimes in inner cities alone is staggering. And the desperation of black men to commit crimes is precisely because of the oppression being imposed on them in the guise of victimization for political advantage.
The breakdown of the family structure significantly contributes to the problems for many blacks. Black leaders remain too silent instead of addressing it directly.
There is no black leaders! The problem with black people is as a race/culture, were what I call piece ofthe ppie type people. We've been starved for so long that we'll accept crumbs & call it progress. Happy with the progress of the few as representation of the many. Somewhere along the line we've developed a selfish mentality. Not worried about anything at all. As long as the individual is doing good, that's how they view the culture. There's no such thing as unity anymore & this is not just a black thing, it's an American thing & it's sickening! Lets not fool ourselves tho. It'll take a compassionate white person to speak to the crowd that turns a def ear to the needs of the black community!

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Treason Public Officials

Gladys, VA

#882654 Apr 1, 2013
Treason by Public Officials

(TO ALL WHO READ THIS: Submit this page URL to all your Congressional Candidates running for office in 2006.)

Based upon the following research and upon researching the plethora of laws on the books today, it is obvious that many current laws and in some cases, the laws they were based on are blatantly unconstitutional. I make no interpretations myself but let the founding documents speak for themselves with highlighting and underlining done for the sake of clarity.

The following excerpts from founding documents will clearly show:

1. The Constitution of the United States is the "Supreme Law of the Land" and any law that strays outside the boundaries enumerated in it are undeniably unconstitutional.

2. The undisputable fact that acts passed by Congress or by State legislatures which do not conform to the Constitution of the United States have been found by the Supreme Court to be "null and void and have no effect".

3. The enactment of unconstitutional laws by legislators clearly violated their Oath to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States".

4. The violation of this Oath by an elected official/public officer must therefore be construed as a "Treasonable Act." http://www.barefootsworld.net/treason_by_publ...
PDUPONT

Florence, MA

#882655 Apr 2, 2013
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>"All major murder-suicide studies in the United States completed since 1950 have
shown that firearms are by far the most common method of committing homicide,
with the offender choosing the firearm for suicide as well.4 Estimates range from
firearms being used in 80 percent to 90 percent of cases, but many other weapons,
including aircraft, have been used."
What about the other 10 percent? I guess that they don't matter.
So since we can't do anything about all methods of suicide we shouldn't have concerns about what causes 80-90% of them?
You're an idiot!

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PDUPONT

Florence, MA

#882656 Apr 2, 2013
carol wrote:
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Easter is the Christian celebration of a risen Christ.
The pagan holiday was probably celebrated by a different version of modern-day liberals creating another distraction.
Happy Easter anyway, Tenzing.
Sure Carol, that's why we call it "Easter" which is derived from the goddess Eostre. It was originally the celebration of the Vernal Equinox and to the ancient Europeans was every bit as religious as the Christian celebration.
You're an idiot Carol.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#882657 Apr 2, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Please tell Sonic former POTUS Carter actually, really did EARN the Nobel prize-and respectably so -no matter what that poliTicky like link sais!!!
so is this about Carter or taking shots at Bush?

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#882658 Apr 2, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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It was pretty well close to unanimous. Own it.
Actual Vote House Actual Vote Senate
Yea Nay Yea Nay
223 23 |246 44 4 | 48
congress voted to give the president the authority to use military force in Iraq.

he didn't have to use it.

but HE did. not that it mattered what congress would have said. HE would have figured out a way no matter what.

Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?

"It was all about finding a way to do it. That was the tone of it. The president saying 'Go find me a way to do this,'" says O'Neill. "For me, the notion of pre-emption, that the U.S. has the unilateral right to do whatever we decide to do, is a really huge leap."

And that came up at this first meeting, says O'Neill, who adds that the discussion of Iraq continued at the next National Security Council meeting two days later.

He got briefing materials under this cover sheet. "There are memos. One of them marked, secret, says,'Plan for post-Saddam Iraq,'" adds Suskind, who says that they discussed an occupation of Iraq in January and February of 2001.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/01/09/60m...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#882659 Apr 2, 2013
Connecticut lawmakers announced a deal Monday on what they called some of the toughest gun laws in the country that were proposed after the December mass shooting in the state, including a ban on new high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the massacre that left 20 children and six educators dead.

The proposal includes new registration requirements for existing magazines that carry 10 or more bullets, something of a disappointment for some family members of Newtown victims who wanted an outright ban on the possession of all high-capacity magazines and traveled to the state Capitol on Monday to ask lawmakers for it.

The package also creates what lawmakers said is the nation's first statewide dangerous weapon offender registry, creates a new "ammunition eligibility certificate," imposes immediate universal background checks for all firearms sales, and extends the state's assault weapons ban to 100 new types of firearms and requires that a weapon have only one of several features in order to be banned.

The newly banned weapons could no longer be bought or sold in Connecticut, and those legally owned already would have to be registered with the state, just like the high-capacity magazines.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/conn...

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American Lady

Danville, KY

#882660 Apr 2, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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congress voted to give the president the authority to use military force in Iraq.
he didn't have to use it.
but HE did. not that it mattered what congress would have said. HE would have figured out a way no matter what.
Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?
"It was all about finding a way to do it. That was the tone of it. The president saying 'Go find me a way to do this,'" says O'Neill. "For me, the notion of pre-emption, that the U.S. has the unilateral right to do whatever we decide to do, is a really huge leap."
And that came up at this first meeting, says O'Neill, who adds that the discussion of Iraq continued at the next National Security Council meeting two days later.
He got briefing materials under this cover sheet. "There are memos. One of them marked, secret, says,'Plan for post-Saddam Iraq,'" adds Suskind, who says that they discussed an occupation of Iraq in January and February of 2001.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/01/09/60m...
Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?

With HELP from a DEMOCRAT Congress
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Why the Democratic Party is backing Bush’s war drive vs. Iraq

By Patrick Martin
11 October 2002

The Democratic Party is moving to provide a comfortable margin of votes to pass resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate authorizing an imminent US invasion of Iraq. The House voted Thursday to give Bush the power to wage war, a week after an agreement between Bush and House Democratic leader Richard Gephardt on the language of the resolution.

A series of top Senate Democrats have endorsed the resolution, including Majority Whip Harry Reid, Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph Biden, and John Kerry of Massachusetts, a prospective presidential candidate and one-time leader of veterans’ protests against the Vietnam War. It is expected that less than a quarter of the Senate will vote against a resolution to authorize Bush to launch a unilateral war of aggression.

...

Why the Democrats endorse war

Apologists for the congressional Democratic leadership claim that quick passage of a war resolution will allow the party turn its election campaign back to discussion of domestic economic and social issues and thus win the November 5 vote.

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/10/dems-...

;~)

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Waxman

Oxford, UK

#882661 Apr 2, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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So since we can't do anything about all methods of suicide we shouldn't have concerns about what causes 80-90% of them?
You're an idiot!
Spoken like a true ignoramus. First of all, moron, guns do not "cause" them. MENTAL CONDITIONS DO! Additionally, if you banned all guns, people would simply find other ways so you are really just full of shit, as usual.

You're an idiot!

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AFF

Oxford, NC

#882663 Apr 2, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So how is advocating for gay marriage promoting coercive government?
You're the ones telling people they can't marry.
Which party panders to the wealthy? Republicans.
The government should not have any thing to do with it. The gays are not looking to get married, they are looking to use the government as a weapon to steal from others.

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AFF

Oxford, NC

#882664 Apr 2, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> You're Hitler argument has been debunked over & over.
You voted in the Criminal obama.

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Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#882667 Apr 2, 2013
AFF wrote:
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You voted in the Criminal obama.
Now the criminal?

Are all you people just nuts?

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“equality for ALL means ALL”

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale FL

#882668 Apr 2, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You do a lot more with dogs and goats while upside down, animal lover.
That would be funny if it was...funny.

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“equality for ALL means ALL”

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale FL

#882669 Apr 2, 2013
Betsy wrote:
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So why would you think a junior senator who never ran or led anything in his entire life be qualified to lead this nation through one of its history's most perilous times?
Because he did.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#882670 Apr 2, 2013
American Lady wrote:
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Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?
With HELP from a DEMOCRAT Congress
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Why the Democratic Party is backing Bush’s war drive vs. Iraq
By Patrick Martin
11 October 2002
The Democratic Party is moving to provide a comfortable margin of votes to pass resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate authorizing an imminent US invasion of Iraq. The House voted Thursday to give Bush the power to wage war, a week after an agreement between Bush and House Democratic leader Richard Gephardt on the language of the resolution.
A series of top Senate Democrats have endorsed the resolution, including Majority Whip Harry Reid, Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph Biden, and John Kerry of Massachusetts, a prospective presidential candidate and one-time leader of veterans’ protests against the Vietnam War. It is expected that less than a quarter of the Senate will vote against a resolution to authorize Bush to launch a unilateral war of aggression.
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Why the Democrats endorse war
Apologists for the congressional Democratic leadership claim that quick passage of a war resolution will allow the party turn its election campaign back to discussion of domestic economic and social issues and thus win the November 5 vote.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/10/dems-...
;~)
WSWS=International Committee of the Fourth International, pretty deep stuff for friendly little topix thread don't you think?

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Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#882671 Apr 2, 2013
American Lady wrote:
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Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?
With HELP from a DEMOCRAT Congress
``````````
Why the Democratic Party is backing Bush’s war drive vs. Iraq
By Patrick Martin
11 October 2002
The Democratic Party is moving to provide a comfortable margin of votes to pass resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate authorizing an imminent US invasion of Iraq. The House voted Thursday to give Bush the power to wage war, a week after an agreement between Bush and House Democratic leader Richard Gephardt on the language of the resolution.
A series of top Senate Democrats have endorsed the resolution, including Majority Whip Harry Reid, Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joseph Biden, and John Kerry of Massachusetts, a prospective presidential candidate and one-time leader of veterans’ protests against the Vietnam War. It is expected that less than a quarter of the Senate will vote against a resolution to authorize Bush to launch a unilateral war of aggression.
...
Why the Democrats endorse war
Apologists for the congressional Democratic leadership claim that quick passage of a war resolution will allow the party turn its election campaign back to discussion of domestic economic and social issues and thus win the November 5 vote.
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2002/10/dems-...
;~)
They voted for it because the President of the United States said thy were close to setting off or selling a nuclear weapon to terrorists.

PERIOD.

When will you dumbass right whiners quit blaming Democrats because they did not believe the President capable of lying to get 40000 soldiers killed over nothing.

My God.

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“equality for ALL means ALL”

Since: Jan 07

Fort Lauderdale FL

#882672 Apr 2, 2013
Betsy wrote:
Did you think one of the most radically left
Since he is nowhere near radically left, you have to be written off as a right-wing wacko. You have zero credibility when you come to the conversation with that.

Have fun playing pretend in the world of your own invention.

Next.

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