Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263743 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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truman

Boise, ID

#890667 Apr 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Right You were defending Bush's declaration of Bon Laden Being irrelevant & said killing him did nothing. i.e. a waste of time.
First, this shows how dumb you are. The elimination of the Al Qaeda leadership definitely hurt that organization. Secondly, Bin Laden was a fund raiser for the organization.
Taking out the Al Qaeda leadership has been very effective.
But hey, you keep defending your pal & hero George W Bush.
Its typical Repub hypocracy:Back in the day questioning Bushs War would bring accusations of 'lending support to the enemy' now these same dorks see Bin Laden's death as bad news since Obama was responsible.
The only 'waste of time is the toxic rightist hot gas they spew daily on Topix.

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gauley bridge wv

#890669 Apr 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I'm not the one who doesn't know what a pie chart is let alone be able at participate in a discussion about distributions.
The fact that you don't even understand how wrong you are is more than enough proof that you are clueless. Pis charts. PFFFFFT!!! I've drawn more pie charts than I care to have done.Your problem, like all libtards, is trying to put a square peg into a round hole. You will never get it.

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#890670 Apr 20, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> The fact that you don't even understand how wrong you are is more than enough proof that you are clueless. Pis charts. PFFFFFT!!! I've drawn more pie charts than I care to have done.Your problem, like all libtards, is trying to put a square peg into a round hole. You will never get it.
They're easy to draw right? Looking just like a pie with different color slices eh?

Are you old enough to remember when Ross Perot used pie charts and graphs during his presidential bid?

What's a pis chart?

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Boca Raton, FL

#890671 Apr 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>They're easy to draw right? Looking just like a pie with different color slices eh?
Are you old enough to remember when Ross Perot used pie charts and graphs during his presidential bid?
What's a pis chart?
Counting how many pisses be takes a day

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#890672 Apr 20, 2013
Third Party, Gents. The other two have sold us out.

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#890673 Apr 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>They're easy to draw right? Looking just like a pie with different color slices eh?
Are you old enough to remember when Ross Perot used pie charts and graphs during his presidential bid?
What's a pis chart?
Good grief!!!

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#890674 Apr 20, 2013
Will robots create new jobs when they take over existing ones?

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Gettysburg, PA

#890676 Apr 20, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> The fact that you don't even understand how wrong you are is more than enough proof that you are clueless. Pis charts. PFFFFFT!!! I've drawn more pie charts than I care to have done.Your problem, like all libtards, is trying to put a square peg into a round hole. You will never get it.
I posted about a pie chart as a distribution & you had a freakin fit screaming " OMG OMG There is no pie OMG OMG"

WTF was that.

How wealth is distributed in this country has nothing to do with working hard & all that crap.

The wealthy are getting to own more & more of this country.

Do you really think this is because this group worked harder?

Do you think that this group gained so much & the middle class did not was because they worked harder?

Why

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#890677 Apr 20, 2013
New microbatteries a boost for electronics

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#890678 Apr 20, 2013
Critics will claim that no gains could be worth the price we paid [in Iraq]-- over 4,400 lost lives and untold hundreds of billions of dollars. But we paid a far higher price in the Korean War (36,000 dead). Few would have thought in 1953 that this war, which ended with a deadlocked and ravaged peninsula, was a raging success. The outcome looks considerably better nearly six decades later, now that South Korea has become one of the most prosperous and freest countries in the world.

Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

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#890679 Apr 20, 2013
Boston Globe
March 10, 2013

In February and March 2003, Newsweek’s polls showed 70 percent of the public in favor of military action against Iraq; Gallup and Pew Research Center surveys showed the same thing. Congress had authorized the invasion a few months earlier with strong bipartisan majorities; among the many Democrats voting for the war were Senators John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Biden.

Though the Iraq war later became a favorite Democratic club for bashing George W. Bush, Republicans and Democrats alike had long understood that Hussein was a deadly menace who had to be forcibly eradicated. In 1998 President Bill Clinton signed the Iraq Liberation Act, making Hussein’s removal from power a matter of US policy.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/03/19...

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#890680 Apr 20, 2013
Bipartisan harmony was an early casualty of the [Iraq] war. It didn’t matter that virtually everyone — Republicans and Democrats, UN inspectors and CIA analysts, coalition allies, even Hussein’s own military officers — had been sure the WMD would be found. Nor did it matter that Hussein had previously used WMD to exterminate thousands of men, women, and children. The temptation to spin an intelligence failure as a deliberate “lie” was politically irresistible.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/03/19...

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#890681 Apr 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I posted about a pie chart as a distribution & you had a freakin fit screaming " OMG OMG There is no pie OMG OMG"
WTF was that.
How wealth is distributed in this country has nothing to do with working hard & all that crap.
The wealthy are getting to own more & more of this country.
Do you really think this is because this group worked harder?
Do you think that this group gained so much & the middle class did not was because they worked harder?
Why
Are you really that simple? What a good little socialist stooge you are. That's right there is no pie.the chance to make something of themselves in this country. There are many examples. I can think of at least 5 families right now that came to this country with nothing. Nothing but the cloths on their backs. They now all own businesses, own their own homes, and their children are/were going to college. This pie nonsense is just another liberal make excuse for the lazy. You get out of life what you put in it. If anybody on here thinks that working 40 hours a week and then going home is the way to better yourself then you're a damn fool.

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#890682 Apr 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Terrific photos and articles at bostonglobe.com which had a photographer right up front, CNN NBC and of FOX, not so much.
Interesting story about the older brother and boxing

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#890683 Apr 20, 2013
"I do believe and hope that over time some of the angry edge about the debate will recede. Obviously, Americans are angry about this. Those who lost loved ones have a right to be angry. The whole country has felt like this was a far more consequential decision than we were told at the time and that the preparations for this effort were minimal, compared to what should have been done.

"But you can also take a broader perspective, and say that what we were doing was going after one of the most brutal dictators of the late 20th century. And even though this is not necessarily a defense of the Bush administration's decision and not necessarily a defense that it was worth the cost, nonetheless it was not as badly intentioned as some people have wanted to argue."

CBS News correspondent, Cami McCormick, covered the Iraq war from the front lines, and is now based in Washington D.C.

...I'll take the "broader perspective" but, then again, I always do.

Morning everyone. Just some food for thought.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#890684 Apr 20, 2013
Since the Iraq War is what divided us after 9/11, thought a few perspectives on if it was worth it from respectable sources was important.

I know cut and paste post are unpopular but hope everyone read them.

The Boston Globe and CBS News aren't generally considered biased media sources.
Voluntarist

United States

#890685 Apr 20, 2013
truman wrote:
<quoted text>The Right doesnt even try to filter objective reality anymore...they just create their own fantasy narative.
As long as their are 'conservatives' who reject truth in favor of what they WANT to beleive their will always be customers lining up to swear by the lastest 'truther' idiocy and Conspiracy horse-sh*t.
Of course you cant blame them for prefering make-beleive over reality...it hasnt been kind to them.
Are you denying that the police were running a bomb drill there?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#890686 Apr 20, 2013
flack wrote:
New microbatteries a boost for electronics
And pressure cooker bombs.

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#890687 Apr 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I posted about a pie chart as a distribution & you had a freakin fit screaming " OMG OMG There is no pie OMG OMG"
WTF was that.
How wealth is distributed in this country has nothing to do with working hard & all that crap.
The wealthy are getting to own more & more of this country.
Do you really think this is because this group worked harder?
Do you think that this group gained so much & the middle class did not was because they worked harder?
Why
You don't have to use muscles to work hard.

Don Thompson
President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE, MCD), Don Thompson leads the world's largest foodservice company. McDonald's serves 69 million customers everyday in 119 countries and employs more than 1.8 million people across the globe in corporate and restaurant positions.

I bet he makes a lot of money! Earns every penny of it too. Had it handed to him?

After 22 years (joined in 1990) he has gone from electrical engineer to President and CEO.

By the way, he's black.

You're a damn idiot.

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