Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1431363 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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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#896624 May 2, 2013
Check this out: http://www.nationalmemo.com/obama-needs-to-ho... — "If a president finds himself in the role of a political scientist, he has a problem — even when his political science lesson is 100 percent accurate.

When President Obama was asked by Jonathan Karl of ABC News at his Tuesday news conference whether he still had “the juice” to get his agenda through Congress, I wish he had replied,“Lighten up. This is the country where hope lives.”

He could have used the flow of the news to make this case. For example, many of the senators who sided with the gun lobby against the vast majority of Americans who favor background checks — particularly Kelly Ayotte, Jeff Flake and Rob Portman — are taking enormous grief from their constituents.

This shows that one defeat on one vote is not a permanent setback when the tally in question reflects an old reality (that only hardcore gun owners care about the issue) and ignores a new reality (that supporters of gun sanity are finally mobilized, and angry). On guns, the times are changing.

They are changing on other issues, too. Obama’s warm praise for the decision of the NBA’s Jason Collins to come out as gay was uncontroversial. If you think back just a decade or two, this is astonishing. And if immigration reform is no slam-dunk, the politics have shifted sharply toward action.

Add to this a New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday showing that while 46 percent of Americans believe the sequester cuts will hurt the economy, only 1 in 10 thinks they will help it. The austerity Republicans champion has few takers."

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lily boca raton fl

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#896625 May 2, 2013
$240 million awarded in 'landmark' Atalissa workers case

http://qctimes.com/news/local/crime-and-court...

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lily boca raton fl

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#896626 May 2, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Cumberland county KY is way past WBFE__someone interviewed the uncle and his dialect is barely discernible.
It was a little kids rifle lily__a starter model but still 5 yrs seems a tad young imo.
Unreal.

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lily boca raton fl

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#896627 May 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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What's actually ironic is many liberals think it's conservative churches preaching hatred and bias from the pulpit.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Just look at Rev. Wright. He preached white people were to blame for all of the ills in the black community even in the present day and time, justifying a deep and profound hatred for America - nothing about forgiveness and relying on God's amazing grace.
He was Obama's spiritual mentor.
Oh please

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Diane Sawyer

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#896628 May 2, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Unreal.
... that anyone would re-elect Obama to an additional term of incompetence
Diane Sawyer

Pompano Beach, FL

#896629 May 2, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh please
...too late, Obama's already into his second term
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#896630 May 2, 2013
Emaam wrote:
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You call Lily a moron for buying into the story AND you provide a link to prove her correct.
Your stupidity never ceases to amaze us!
LOL!

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Since: Dec 08

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#896631 May 2, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> my kids had air guns at that age and moved up as they got older . I don't agree that they were idiots for buying the gun but dam fools for not controling the gun.
Got my first .410 on my 6th birthday. But had already been taught that every gun was considered loaded even if you just unloaded it. Never point it at anything you don't plan on shooting and never put your finger on the trigger till you are ready to pull it.

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Diane Sawyer

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#896632 May 2, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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LOL!
Lots Of Liquor

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#896633 May 2, 2013
'Superlattice' unleashes oxygen to improve fuel-cell efficency

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lily boca raton fl

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#896634 May 2, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
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Liberals like PDUPONDT are fake hypocrite Christians. I used to go to a church where they were all Democrats and could not believe what I was hearing. That was enough to turn me off from going to church.
Tell us what you were hearing, what church and what did they say that turned you off from going to church.

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lily boca raton fl

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#896635 May 2, 2013
Pope Compares Bangladesh Factory Workers To 'Slave Labor'

Pope Francis has equated the wages paid to Bangladeshi workers who died in last week's building collapse to "slave labor."

More than 400 people were killed in the April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza building outside Dhaka; the building housed several garment factories that made products for Western brands.

News reports say that workers at the factories housed in the building were paid about 38 euros a month (about $50).

"This was the payment of these people who have died," the pope said, according to Vatican Radio. "And this is called 'slave labor!' "

Francis' comments came at a Mass Wednesday to mark the feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

"Not paying a just [wage], not providing work, focusing exclusively on the balance books, on financial statements, only looking at making personal profit. That goes against God!" the pope added, according to Vatican Radio

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/0...

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#896636 May 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou, "Christians have a voice. It's how we use it and if we are standing behind the truth in speaking out." Nothing says "I love Jesus" quite like killing his pets and puking on his furniture.'Research by David C. Barker of the University of Pittsburgh and David H. Bearce of the University of Colorado uncovered that belief in the biblical end-times was a motivating factor behind resistance to curbing climate change.

“[T]he fact that such an overwhelming percentage of Republican citizens profess a belief in the Second Coming (76 percent in 2006, according to our sample) suggests that governmental attempts to curb greenhouse emissions would encounter stiff resistance even if every Democrat in the country wanted to curb them,” Barker and Bearce wrote in their study, which will be published in the June issue of Political Science Quarterly.'..." You want to make it even grimmer, add the further religious presumption that God doesn't mind if His true believers leave the place a wreck, no skin off anybody's nose, not like anybody or anything is going to be using the place after he picks his chosen us up on his holy charter bus to the big casino in the sky. Now that's narcissism. " And the one thing everyone can agree on about Jesus--he was no narcissist. Check this out: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/01/1206...

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lily boca raton fl

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#896637 May 2, 2013
A US jury has awarded $240m (£154m) to 32 mentally disabled men who suffered decades of abuse while working at a turkey processing company in Iowa.

Jurors in Davenport heard how the men had been kicked, verbally abused and denied toilet breaks by their employers from Henry's Turkey Service.

One expert said the disabled workers - who were each paid only $65 per month - had been "virtually enslaved".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-223...

Since: Nov 11

Marengo, OH

#896638 May 2, 2013
Obama to prosecute Benghazy whistle blowers.

Imagine if it were a Republican president!!!

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#896639 May 2, 2013
Emaam wrote:
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You call Lily a moron for buying into the story AND you provide a link to prove her correct.
Your stupidity never ceases to amaze us!
Yes, I called you a moron, lily. Nowhere in the credible articles does it say the gun was a "gift" to the five year old, moron.

Where'd you get your story, lily? Raw Story or Muddy Matters?

Baawwwaahhhh!!!!

Dope!
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#896640 May 2, 2013
Patriotism, Jobs Primary Motivations for 'Buying American'

Six in 10 say they would pay more to buy U.S.-made products

PRINCETON, NJ -- Forty-five percent of Americans say they recently made a special effort to buy products made in the United States. When asked why, these shoppers mainly cited patriotic or altruistic goals related to the national economy, including creating and keeping jobs in the U.S., rather than product-specific considerations such as quality, safety, or cost.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/162110/patriotism-...

Good stuff. Let's get that number higher, to 80-90%.

Come on rightwingers get in the game.

Quit buying all the Chinese made crap from Walmart, especially you Flack.
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#896641 May 2, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Tell us what you were hearing, what church and what did they say that turned you off from going to church.
The liquor store will be closed by the time I list everything. You can't wait that long.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#896643 May 2, 2013
Scientists starting to wonder if we are headed into a mini ice age. Mini is not defined.

Or like I've said all along just the normal climate cycle.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#896644 May 2, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
Patriotism, Jobs Primary Motivations for 'Buying American'
Six in 10 say they would pay more to buy U.S.-made products
PRINCETON, NJ -- Forty-five percent of Americans say they recently made a special effort to buy products made in the United States. When asked why, these shoppers mainly cited patriotic or altruistic goals related to the national economy, including creating and keeping jobs in the U.S., rather than product-specific considerations such as quality, safety, or cost.
http://www.gallup.com/poll/162110/patriotism-...
Good stuff. Let's get that number higher, to 80-90%.
Come on rightwingers get in the game.
Quit buying all the Chinese made crap from Walmart, especially you Flack.
Got a WalMart Neighborhood Market being built a mile from where I sit. Be able to walk there. Even better, I will finally be able to buy my golf cart!!!

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