Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1261684 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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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#891788 Apr 23, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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HEY STUPID! There's a huge difference between providing financial and logistical aid and the presence of individuals like Lafayette, Kosciusko and Pulaski to train our troops and sending in our armed forces invade a country. The French fleet did blockade the English at Yorktown but they never sent in ground troops in large numbers.
You're an idiot!
We would have lost the Revolutionary War without France coming to our "logistic" and financial aid. We were not held hostage by an evil tyrant who buried thousands in mass graves or tortured anyone even suspected of overthrowing their regime.

Who were we going to send financial aid to in Iraq?

Do you support Obama's "right war" and still being in Afghanistan and now Pakistan?
TheIndependentMa jority

Hazard, KY

#891789 Apr 23, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Mass poisonings of schoolgirls in Afghanistan have occurred in the past by those who oppose female education. Up to 74 girls fell ill in the most recent attack.
Afghan women have won back basic rights in education, voting and employment since 2001, but fears are growing that such gains could be traded away as Western forces prepare to leave and the Afghan government seeks peace talks with the Taliban.
http://news.msn.com/world/afghan-girls-school...
Just in case some forget who the enemy is and why.
They gas their own women.
Wonder what would have happened if Obama had not continued and escalated the war in Afghanistan after the war in Iraq ended. Also now in Pakistan.
Not making judgments. Just curious.
Now in Pakistan? Kind of been on the same dark age, barbaric AQ element for awhile there, when it comes to females and education.

(and listen ABL...about your incomplete citation-it needs improvement!)
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#891790 Apr 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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any video of Reagan talking about giving aid to Saddam? how we didn't find those chemical weapons that were clearly labeled 'Made In The USA' is probably no mystery to Don Rumsfeld.
Hahaha! You gotta be kidding, idiot. You are so desperate, you feel the need to deflect so badly you're going back to Reagan?

The truth is, "DemocRATS" sounded off like foghorns about Saddam, including Bill Clinton in "1998" when he told us on December 16th, he ordered military forces to strike "Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs"!!!!!!

You libtards love to be dishonest and deflect.

Watch the video, moron!

Leadville Lou

Denver, CO

#891791 Apr 23, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Doctors are overtreating and overdiagnosing for one of two reasons - to protect their own butts or just because they can and get more money.
According to the World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems last produced in 2000, the United States came it at 37 just behind Costa Rica!!
http://www.photius.com/rankings/healthranks.h...
We have obviously mistaken quality health care for expensive procedures and expensive medication - of which both are many times totally unnecessary.
We're digging ourselves in a hole of ever increasing costs of expensive and unnecessary health care without even realizing it. Obamacare will not solve the real crisis of unaffordable and unnecessary health care.
I don't buy the WHO's health rankings for one moment. When oil sheiks and other extremely wealthy types stop coming here for their treatments, I may worry a bit.

What other country with our variety of people and 320 million of us ranks ahead of us?
Any?

How many of the world's diseased and lame do liberaLS FORCE US TO TAKE IN AND CARE FOR?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#891792 Apr 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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Excellent point. Have you ever seen a program or agenda from Democrats lately that has helped anything?
Democrats have no respect for the Constitution. Connecticut just passed an anti-freedom gun law that does nothing except harass law abiding citizens and does absolutely ZERO to prevent a future act against children at schools.
Your post just pointed out how fake Democrat/Socialist gun laws are.
Democrats are idiots and liberalism is a mental disorder.
Anything from the Republicans in the past 5 years to actually help us recover from the last Republican administration???

Here is the latest right whiner gun thinking.

If we expand background checks, the criminals will just get their guns somewhere else.

You fricken right whiners parade this excuse around like a prostitute with a new boob job.

But do you think of what you are saying?

1) You are saying that criminals currently utilize the loopholes in the current system.

2) Making it harder for criminals to buy guns is a bad thing.

Dumbass right whiner thinking at its best.

Without larger capacity clips & a semi-automatoc rifle. fewer kids would have been killed in Newtown. Something the Right whiners don;t give a sh*t about.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#891793 Apr 23, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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PDuhpont-category-
Idiotoedesperadobigotus-
One who spews Anything to DEFLECT from the FACT-terrorists attacked Boston right under the current Opotus's nose-and there's no "Bush" around to blame on, so must resort to PRIOR years of ignorance in partisan blame, in desperation of anything, anything...not to hold the current potusical administration responsible for the FAILURES while on their watch!!
DemocRATS/Socialists have mental disorders. I see it even when not talking politics. They are dishonest, plastic, cold, fake, hateful people. They always have mental issues.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#891794 Apr 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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though i'm sure you've visited that tea party bastion, re: Townhall, i've only heard of it because you nutjobs are usually too embarrassed to cite your sources and i've done a Google search to see which site you right wing idiots have chosen for your daily propaganda fix.
i can't even go to those kind of sites without suffering a giggling fit. the faux 'anger' posed as 'journalism' makes Jon Stewart look like an amateur. and that despite the fact that the right wing crazies don't even seem to know that they're writing for a satire site.
More myopic leftwing extremist hogwash. Go take a pill weirdo.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#891795 Apr 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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any video of Reagan talking about giving aid to Saddam? how we didn't find those chemical weapons that were clearly labeled 'Made In The USA' is probably no mystery to Don Rumsfeld.
More than a dozen civilized countries provided such materials to Saddam during the Iraq-Iran War. They were intended for medical research.

In spite of the UN Human Rights Committee voting 11 to 8 that the Kurish massacre was not a violation of human rights, Reagan condemned it.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#891796 Apr 23, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> funny how
libs talk of fear and never mention their own. The fear of personal responsibility,the fear of haveing to provide for themselves,the fear of the rights of others , the fear of consequence,and the fear of standing on their own without a nanny goverment to care for them from cradle to grave. Libs cowar in fear over these things and cry for laws to ensure their iresponsibilty will be protected.
the fear of the rights of others?

like conservatives being fearful of someone citing the Constitution when it doesn't fit the right wing fear meme of the day?

i think i just made a joke. most of the time they could care less about the Constitution.
TheIndependentMa jority

Hazard, KY

#891797 Apr 23, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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As much as I supported Bush's decision to take down Saddam and was happy the surge finally put an end to the unexpected resistance, I would have loved to know what the UN's "serious consequences" were after the supposed "final" resolution.
To blame "Bush" for the blisters from thumb twiddling?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#891798 Apr 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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Dumb people love to use the race card.
Your buddy has consistently posted racial slurs & Glenn Beck has made racist comments.

That is not playing the race carrd.

It is pointing out their racism that exists in the right.

But hey, I am sure they appreciate your support in this matter.
Leadville Lou

Denver, CO

#891799 Apr 23, 2013
Cway wrote:
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You think independently of common sense.
That's why you impeached Clinton over a BJ and let Bush off the hook for lying us into a war that killed thousands.

If you didn't think SAaddam was tryin to obtain every weapon known to man, you're woefully ignorant and likely dumb to boot.

Impeach Bush? How about the congress who authorized the war? Including democrats?
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#891800 Apr 23, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Be afraid-Be very afraid
Be ignorant-Be very ignorant

You do that one thing quite well
TheIndependentMa jority

Hazard, KY

#891801 Apr 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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DemocRATS/Socialists have mental disorders. I see it even when not talking politics. They are dishonest, plastic, cold, fake, hateful people. They always have mental issues.
Let's steal one of their pitchfork type torches from them--hold it inches next to them, see if they melt into piles of smelly, lumpy, goo... and see if they emit jetison particles of the same whinedumn noises the spew while in normal state while doing so....
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#891802 Apr 23, 2013
Leadville Lou wrote:
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How about some signs of intelligence from the chimp in chief Oblamer?
Report: Fisker lost $557K per electric vehicle sold
Luxury hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive has spent $660,000 in taxpayer dollars and venture capital funds for each car it sold — totalling $1.3 billion, according to a report. The company’s Fisker Karma sold for about $103,000 per vehicle, meaning the company took a hit of $557,000 every time it…
The Daily Caller
Fisker Automotive
IF you're a taxpayer you paid for it.
Fisker Automotive was founded in 2007 and took advantage of local, state and federal tax incentives and grants that existed at "that" time.

The US department of energy seized $21 million from Fisker just yesterday.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#891803 Apr 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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Hahaha! You gotta be kidding, idiot. You are so desperate, you feel the need to deflect so badly you're going back to Reagan?
The truth is, "DemocRATS" sounded off like foghorns about Saddam, including Bill Clinton in "1998" when he told us on December 16th, he ordered military forces to strike "Nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs"!!!!!!
You libtards love to be dishonest and deflect.
Watch the video, moron!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =FCVZlLBchVEXX
Rumsfeld 'offered help to Saddam'

Declassified papers leave the White House hawk exposed over his role during the Iran-Iraq war

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2002/dec/31/i...

so Bill wanted Our chemical weapons destroyed? must have worked because we never found them. though it may have just been a tip from Don that lead Saddam to move them out of country...to Iran.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#891804 Apr 23, 2013
Oh look. Stupid is back.

What a bunch of crap.

Earth to libtard...

30 round magazines jam and as Boston just proved, criminals & terrorists get the weapons anyways. Take away guns and you just get bombs that kill and maim more efficiently.

Moron

next...
RealDave wrote:
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Anything from the Republicans in the past 5 years to actually help us recover from the last Republican administration???
Here is the latest right whiner gun thinking.
If we expand background checks, the criminals will just get their guns somewhere else.
You fricken right whiners parade this excuse around like a prostitute with a new boob job.
But do you think of what you are saying?
1) You are saying that criminals currently utilize the loopholes in the current system.
2) Making it harder for criminals to buy guns is a bad thing.
Dumbass right whiner thinking at its best.
Without larger capacity clips & a semi-automatoc rifle. fewer kids would have been killed in Newtown. Something the Right whiners don;t give a sh*t about.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#891805 Apr 23, 2013
Only two right whiners here yet the judge its fly.

So Waxman & Carol, which one of you is the fricken idiot with the judgeits?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#891806 Apr 23, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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More myopic leftwing extremist hogwash. Go take a pill weirdo.
great response! you could be a writer for a right wing blog!
TheIndependentMa jority

Hazard, KY

#891807 Apr 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Your buddy has consistently posted racial slurs & Glenn Beck has made racist comments.
That is not playing the race carrd.
It is pointing out their racism that exists in the right.
But hey, I am sure they appreciate your support in this matter.
and your point is...so does partisanism and bigotry?

C'est la vie in the REAL world.

None of it holds a candlestick to the barbaric, dark-age brutality of terrorism though.

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