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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Realtime

Deltona, FL

#891115 Apr 21, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I bring the above post forward with the hope that at least one of you brain dead libtards will read it and understand that you are wrong! Read it!!!
And then we invaded Iraq?

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Drummond

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#891116 Apr 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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I was simply mimicking your primate behavior as a source of poignant humor. Imitation is the highest form of flattery:)
But I can take my talents only so far. I could never imitate your being a dogpile. You are King of the Hill, Dood.
Speaking of dogpiles, I'm addressing one right now.

Buddy, here's a clue. You're about as funny as a corpse. You can't stand your ground and debate because you have no brain to debate with.

Cway just kicks the crap out of you and you end up looking like the chattering fool you are.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#891117 Apr 21, 2013
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Once again stupid, the massacre of the Kurds occurred during the Reagan administration and we didn't do a goddamn thing about it because he was our ally against Iran. The Kurds were being protected by the no fly zone in the north when we invaded so what happened in the past had no bearing on anything.
The ironic fact is that the real victor in the Iraq war that Bush initiated was Iran and they didn't have to lose one soul to achieve that victory but we lost over 4000.
You're an idiot Carol!
Just as the real benefactor in the Korean conflict was Japan who enjoys one of the finest trade arrangements in history. Mitsubishi alone manufactures over 250 products in S. Korea including the massive power plants that power ships, drilling platforms etc.

The Deepwater Horizon was built in S. Korea.

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Cway

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#891118 Apr 21, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I bring the above post forward with the hope that at least one of you brain dead libtards will read it and understand that you are wrong! Read it!!!
I read it.

Now show us the WMDs.

You can't? What a surprise.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#891119 Apr 21, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I bring the above post forward with the hope that at least one of you brain dead libtards will read it and understand that you are wrong! Read it!!!
Therefore we should invade Russia, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen .......he'll, lets just bomb the world. You're an idiot

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#891120 Apr 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Flack clings to this lame excuse even though George W Bush never cited it.
Just how far will right whiners go to provide excuses for their President's lies to go to war & kill over 4,000 of our sons & daughters soldiers?
Have you no shame?
I wonder how many countries supported terrorists groups & why haven't we decided to invade each & every one of them. They provided far more support in allowing these groups to take shelter in their countries.
George W Bush said Sadam likely had nukes & were going to sell them to Al Qaeda
George W Bush said Sadam had links to Al Qaeda
George W Bush said he was spreading democracy.
George W Bush never said we invaded Iraq because Sadam sent some families of suicide bombers $25K.
Our invasion and destruction of Iraq gave way for increased AlQuaeda activity in Iraq.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#891121 Apr 21, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Wrong nitwit! Water boarding is torture and we prosecuted its use as a war crime after WWII. There's nothing "up in the air" about it. Yes we do use it on intelligence trainees to teach them how to resist it. You obviously don't see the difference between participating voluntarily in a training regimen and being involuntarily tortured.
Panetta never implied that water boarding or in right wing PC parlance "enhanced interrogation" ever contributed to information that ultimately tracked down Bin Laden. John McCain who is on the Senate Intelligence Committee stated;
“It was not torture, or cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of detainees that got us the major leads that ultimately enabled our intelligence community to find Osama bin Laden,”
He also stated;
“Ultimately this debate is about far more than technical or practical issues. It is about far more than whether torture works or does not work. It is about far more than utilitarian matters. Ultimately, this is about morality.”
“We are America, and we hold ourselves to a higher standard,”
And yet you keep insisting you're some kind of Christian.
Brilliant, interesting, agree!

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“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#891122 Apr 21, 2013
A bunch of brain dead morans!

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TSM

El Paso, TX

#891123 Apr 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Another uneducated right whiner speaks.
Are all you people this stupid?
Dave some advice: It’s "Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt"… Fool!!

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nobamaredux

United States

#891124 Apr 21, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Tighter VISA regulations AND routine followups on.
Russia for 6 mths? Really?
Now we applaud the same federal flunkies who screwed up to begin with because they caught the guy after the fact. This guy was probably on a short list of subjects within an hour of the bombing. Then it was just a matter of finding him on (private) surveillance cameras.

Good job, FBI.

Now, how about rounding up the rest of his kind and deporting them?

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nobamaredux

United States

#891125 Apr 21, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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President Obama sent no one to the funeral.
Conservative Party removed Maggie
Obama has a history of dissing the British, including presenting the Queen with an inappropriate gift.

Low class ghetto trash, movin' on up.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#891126 Apr 21, 2013
anyone figure out yet where the bombers got their guns?

so what right wing lie will need to be told so it looks like they bought them from a 'Liberal'? out with it nutjobs. i know by now you've received the required propaganda to make the stupid/conservative Americans further ignore our gun problem.

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Voluntarist

United States

#891127 Apr 21, 2013
Brothers Tsarnaev
Inspired by Chechen
Warlord on State
Department Payroll
Kurt Nimmo
Infowars.com
April 21, 2013
The Daily Mail reports today that
despite the fact the FBI had Tamerlan
Tsarnaev under surveillance for five
years, the agency discounted the
possibility he was in direct contact
with Doku Umarov, a man described as
“Russia’s Bin Laden,” and thus posed a
threat to the United States.
From the Daily Mail:
According to an intelligence source,
Russia remained convinced that
Tamerlan, an ethnic Chechen, was in
‘direct contact’ with Islamist militants,
most likely based in the strife-torn
southern Russian region of Dagestan,
where he lived for two years with his
family prior to moving to the US.
During a six-month visit to Russia last
year – a trip US investigators are
investigating – it is understood
Tamerlan visited Dagestan, which is
now regarded as more unstable than
Chechnya.
One theory is that Tamerlan and
Dzhokhar, who was in thrall to his
older brother, may have been
‘inspired’ by a rebel leader known as
Russia’s Bin Laden.
Doku Umarov, like the Tsarnaev
brothers, is an ethnic Chechen from
the war-torn Caucasus region that lies
between Europe and Central Asia.
The Daily Mail’s explanation, however,
omits a few crucial details – namely
that Doku Umarov, like his supposed
mentor Osama bin Laden, works in the
interest of U.S. intelligence and the
State Department.
http://www.infowars.com/brothers-tsarnaev-ins...
Voluntarist

United States

#891128 Apr 21, 2013
Intelligence Claim: The Tsarnaev
brothers were double agents who
decoyed US into terror trap
DEBKAfile
April 21, 2013
The big questions buzzing over Boston Bombers Tamerlan
and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have a single answer: It emerged
in the 102 tense hours between the twin Boston Marathon
bombings Monday, April 15 – which left three dead, 180
injured and a police officer killed at MIT – and Dzohkhar’s
capture Friday, April 19 in Watertown.
The conclusion reached by DEBKAfile’s counterterrorism
and intelligence sources is that the brothers were double
agents, hired by US and Saudi intelligence to penetrate
the Wahhabi jihadist networks which, helped by Saudi
financial institutions, had spread across the restive
Russian Caucasian.
Instead, the two former Chechens betrayed their mission
and went secretly over to the radical Islamist networks.
By this tortuous path, the brothers earned the dubious
distinction of being the first terrorist operatives to import
al Qaeda terror to the United States through a winding
route outside the Middle East – the Caucasus.
This broad region encompasses the autonomous or semi-
autonomous Muslim republics of Dagestan, Ingushetia,
Kabardino-Balkaria, Chechnya, North Ossetia and
Karachyevo-Cherkesiya, most of which the West has never
heard of.
Moscow however keeps these republics on a tight military
and intelligence leash, constantly putting down violent
resistance by the Wahhabist cells, which draw support
from certain Saudi sources and funds from the Riyadh
government for building Wahhabist mosques and schools
to disseminate the state religion of Saudi Arabia.
The Saudis feared that their convoluted involvement in
the Caucasus would come embarrassingly to light when a
Saudi student was questioned about his involvement in the
bombng attacks while in a Boston hospital with badly
burned hands.

http://www.infowars.com/intelligence-claim-th...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#891129 Apr 21, 2013
The Politicization of the Boston Bombings Has Begun

The attacks have nothing to do with immigration reform, but partisans are rushing to exploit them anyway.

From the moment the first suspect in the Boston bombing was killed in a shootout, I was counting the minutes until the Beltway types started trying to score political points.

I didn’t have to wait long.

The bogus cry of this-raises-serious-concerns was soon heard throughout the land.

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley rushed to say that in hearings he wants to examine immigration reform,“particularly in light of all that is happening in Massachusetts over the last week.”

Never mind that what happened in Boston has relatively little to do with the issues being debated on the immigration front. Many politicians and pundits do whatever they can to hitch their wagon to any news bulletin might give them a rhetorical edge.

Sometimes this is legitimate—the Newtown massacre clearly convinced President Obama to mount a passionate push for gun control—and sometimes it’s a stretch.

If a shoe bomber tries to blow up a plane, we need to debate airline security. If an oil spill erupts in the ocean, we need to check on whether there were adequate federal inspections.

But as tragic as the Boston Marathon bombing was, it doesn’t lend itself to a huge policy revamp, unless someone wants to ban fertilizer, or stop holding marathons.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/04...

[and] President Obama is fair game, having made two televised statements about the bombings in the first 48 hours, attended an interfaith service in Boston and appeared before the cameras after the second suspect was nabbed late Friday night. But even Mitt Romney praised the president’s speech in Boston, and what could the administration have done to prevent what happened at a marathon in which local police were in charge?

The carnage in downtown Boston was a shock to us all. Too bad some pols and pundits are already attempting to exploit it.

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nobamaredux

United States

#891130 Apr 21, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Apparently, Fairy-bait Obama doesn't need evidence since he still has our troops and drones in the Middle East....well, except at the Benghazi embassy, of course.
Unfair of you to insinuate that Obama is a homosexual just because he throws like a girl, wears Mom jeans, and acts like a wimp.

Have some respect for the Supreme Campaigner.

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nobamaredux

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#891131 Apr 21, 2013
Voluntarist wrote:
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But alas law enforcement wasnt responsible for his capture, a citizen was.
Law enforcement also had a bomb drill that day at yhe finish line with bomb sniffing dogs, bunch of bafoons.
And yet the media celebrates their "triumph."

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Voluntarist

United States

#891132 Apr 21, 2013
US Turns Away 1000&#8242;s of
Cancer Patients, but has
$123 Million for
Terrorists in Syria
Tony Cartalucci
Infowars.com
April 21, 2013
The US has announced that it will
provide militants in Syria, now openly
admitted to being Al Qaeda terrorists,
with $123 million in military aid –
while thousands of cancer patients at
home are being turned away from
clinics because of budget cuts.
Compounding the the criminal
negligence of telling sick people to
seek help elsewhere, is the fact that
the military aid the US is providing
terrorists in Syria will be used to
perpetuate an already 2 year
long, sectarian-driven humanitarian
disaster.
RT recently reported in their article,
“US to give $123 million military aid
package to Syrian rebels ,” that:
The US$123 million defense aid
package, announced by Kerry at the
meeting in the Turkish capital on
Sunday, includes body armor, armored
vehicles, advanced communication
equipment and night vision goggles.
In an April 3, 2013 Washington Post
article titled,“Cancer clinics are
turning away thousands of Medicare
patients. Blame the sequester ,” it was
reported:
Cancer clinics across the country have
begun turning away thousands of
Medicare patients, blaming the
sequester budget cuts.
Oncologists say the reduced funding,
which took effect for Medicare on
April 1, makes it impossible to
administer expensive chemotherapy
drugs while staying afloat financially.
When one considers that the conflict in
Syria was premeditated by the US,
Saudi Arabia, and Israel, as early as
2007, simply to overthrow the Syrian
government and weaken neighboring
Iran, the mind-numbing criminality of
America’s current foreign and
domestic policy becomes even more
obscene.
It was reported by Pulitzer Prize-
winning journalist Seymour Hersh in
his 2007 New Yorker article,“ The
Redirection: Is the Administration’s
new policy benefiting our enemies in
the war on terrorism?” that:
To undermine Iran, which is
predominantly Shiite, the Bush
Administration has decided, in effect,
to reconfigure its priorities in the
Middle East. In Lebanon, the
Administration has coöperated with
Saudi Arabia’s government, which is
Sunni, in clandestine operations that
are intended to weaken Hezbollah, the
Shiite organization that is backed by
Iran. The U.S. has also taken part in
clandestine operations aimed at Iran
and its ally Syria. A by-product of
these activities has been the bolstering
of Sunni extremist groups that espouse
a militant vision of Islam and are
hostile to America and sympathetic to
Al Qaeda.

http://www.infowars.com/us-turns-away-1000s-o...

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#891133 Apr 21, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I bring the above post forward with the hope that at least one of you brain dead libtards will read it and understand that you are wrong! Read it!!!
Thanks for the reminder Flack. Well done.

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nobamaredux

United States

#891134 Apr 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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The internet is ablaze with this story and not just on conservative sites. Check out Yahoo, for example. Check out Janet Napolitano's having a hissy fit when a Republican Senator asked her about it.
She REFUSED to answer.
There is all kinds of confusing statements coming out of the Boy Messiah's shithouse in the last few days and you can expect a helluva lot more to come. The FBI is fuzzy on this with no solid statements but cryptic BS.
ImaginaryDave, you will eat anything the Boy Messiah shits on your plate.
Everything coming from the Obama administration and the lapdog media is pure propaganda.

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