Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1235964 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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Leadville Lou

Broomfield, CO

#896890 May 2, 2013
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Leadville Lou, "you don't have any concerns about who will pay the bill. " and also George W Bush and Ronald Reagan had no concerns about who would pay for trillion dollar national deficits when Bush was running up the debt with two unpaid for overseas wars ,an unpaid for prescription drug plan entitlement program for seniors and even large tax cut entitlements to the wealthiest Americans. Have to wonder if Bush W. and Reagan were not really 'geldings' or neutered eunuch's of the U S Imperial State. "I am not worried about the deficit."-President Ronald Reagan.
For starters, you're an ignoramus and a liar.

Where to start, Bush had democrat support for virtually everything he did, including the 2 wars and Medicare part "D".

Douchebag liar Oblamer has had NO republican support for anything he's done.

Senior citizens pay app.$890 million a year for their medicine, Oblamers moochers pay NOTHING. Fat Teddy Kennedy proposed an even more expensive medicine program for seniors. If Bush would have vetoed Kennedy's plan, idiotic libs like yourself would have accused him of hating seniors and wanting them to die.

Who's paying for the food stamps, welfare, section eight housing, free schooling, illegal immigrants, etc.?

Why someone else, of course.

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Leadville Lou

Broomfield, CO

#896891 May 2, 2013
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Okay, I'm leaving the Democrat's history in the past from here on out. Unless someone on the left needs to be reminded again.
We could discuss how Wilson and FDR got us into 2 world wars.

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Leadville Lou

Broomfield, CO

#896892 May 2, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
Leadville Lou, "you don't have any concerns about who will pay the bill. " and also George W Bush and Ronald Reagan had no concerns about who would pay for trillion dollar national deficits when Bush was running up the debt with two unpaid for overseas wars ,an unpaid for prescription drug plan entitlement program for seniors and even large tax cut entitlements to the wealthiest Americans. Have to wonder if Bush W. and Reagan were not really 'geldings' or neutered eunuch's of the U S Imperial State. "I am not worried about the deficit."-President Ronald Reagan.
"tax cut entitlements"? What a bozo, you don't even know what yur talking about.

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896893 May 2, 2013
There was never a southern bloc of Republican racists in this country's history.

The NAACP was started by black republicans. All blacks were republicans in 1909.

In fact, blacks elected to public office from the late 1800s to 1935 were republicans. Every single one.

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#896894 May 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou, "one Republican, Goldwater, strongly believed in states' rights." 'Barry Goldwater appeared to have no personal animus toward African-Americans, or any personal preference for a segregated society. He was not a Southerner committed to keeping a system of racial apartheid in place for the benefits of economic exploitation, or nostalgia for the "good old days" of slavery. He didn't fear-monger among white Southerners with the specter of black people "in our swimming pools" like Strom Thurmond did in his 1948 Dixiecrat segregationist presidential campaign.' The racist southern democrats ran back to their own party when their attempt backfired.(No, racist southern democrats allowed themselves to be co-opted by Republican Presidential candidate Richard Nixon with his 'southern strategy'--Nixon's held out promises to them that if elected he would block all civil rights legislation on equal housing , integration of public schools, implementing the voting rights act in the south.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896895 May 2, 2013
The NAACP was founded by black Republicans. All blacks were Republicans in 1909.

Every elected black public official from the late 1880s to 1935 were all Republicans.

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896896 May 2, 2013
Double post...oops.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#896897 May 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou, "It was another Democrat, FDR, and his New Deal " There can be little doubt, however, that the New Deal in many instances was a boon to African Americans. In one sense, this was a question of degree. Aid to African-Americans prior to 1933, especially in the South, had been nearly non-existent; the federal help that did come with the New Deal, therefore, was significant. In addition, New Deal agencies like the WPA, the Public Works Administration (PWA), and the Farm Security Administration (FSA) grew more sensitive throughout the 1930s to the needs of African-Americans, largely because of the leadership of Roosevelt appointees at those agencies. Indeed, African Americans found significant allies in the administration, from Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes to the First Lady herself, Eleanor Roosevelt. Enough blacks, like Mary McLeod Bethune, found themselves in leadership positions that there was even talk of a "black Cabinet" of FDR advisers." ... during the summer of 1941, A. Philip Randolph threatened the Roosevelt administration with a 100,000 person "March on Washington" if discrimination was not ended in the military and the defense industries. Roosevelt capitulated and issued an Executive Order creating a Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC).

Roosevelt's performance, then was deeply flawed, but blacks rendered their own verdict when in 1936 they abandoned their historic allegiance to the Republicans, the party of Abe Lincoln, and moved in large numbers over to the Democrats, the party of FDR, where they have been ever since. One of Roosevelt's severest critics, Ralph Bunch, said the FDR era "represented a radical break with the past," and W.E.B. Du Bois concluded that Roosevelt "gave the American Negro a kind of recognition in political life which the Negro had never before received." And FDR's Democrat successor Truman ended segregation in the U S armed forces. Check this out: http://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt...

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#896898 May 2, 2013
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And we shall overcome. " Yes, indeed dear Aunt Bettie Lou, you can not 'rewrite history' It's there for all to see. Lyndon B Johnson used the sweet words of liberty from the lips of the great Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. "We Shall Overcome"!
LBJ was a stone-cold racist and warmonger who used black boys as cannon fodder.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#896899 May 2, 2013
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Limbaugh: "It Might Be Said That I Have Succeeded In Stigmatizing" Feminism http://mediamatters.org/video/2013/05/02/limb...
The feminist movement was created to give ugly women an equal chance in society.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#896900 May 2, 2013
Leadville Lou wrote:
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Because California is firmly in the democrat control and votes? No need to pander and patronize. Just keep the border porous and the welfare checks coming.
Plus the fact that the fires tend to be in Republican areas of California, not the vote-rich urban ghettos and barrios.

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frontporchreacti onary

Wilmington, DE

#896901 May 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou, "Not all democrats were racists. Only the southern democrat bloc." 'There is no Negro problem. There is no Southern problem. There is no Northern problem. There is only an American problem.'...'The great phrases of that purpose still sound in every American heart, North and South: "All men are created equal." "Government by consent of the governed." "Give me liberty or give me death." And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories. In their name Americans have fought and died for two centuries and tonight around the world they stand there as guardians of our liberty risking their lives. Those words are promised to every citizen that he shall share in the dignity of man. This dignity cannot be found in a man's possessions. It cannot be found in his power or in his position. It really rests on his right to be treated as a man equal in opportunity to all others. It says that he shall share in freedom. He shall choose his leaders, educate his children, provide for his family according to his ability and his merits as a human being.

To apply any other test, to deny a man his hopes because of his color or race or his religion or the place of his birth is not only to do injustice, it is to deny Americans and to dishonor the dead who gave their lives for American freedom. Our fathers believed that if this noble view of the rights of man was to flourish it must be rooted in democracy. This most basic right of all was the right to choose your own leaders. The history of this country in large measure is the history of expansion of the right to all of our people.'President Lyndon B. Johnson (southern democrat) Check this out: http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/johnson....

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896902 May 2, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
Aunt Bettie Lou, "Not all democrats were racists. Only the southern democrat bloc." 'There is no Negro problem. There is no Southern problem. There is no Northern problem. There is only an American problem.'...'The great phrases of that purpose still sound in every American heart, North and South: "All men are created equal." "Government by consent of the governed." "Give me liberty or give me death." And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories. In their name Americans have fought and died for two centuries and tonight around the world they stand there as guardians of our liberty risking their lives. Those words are promised to every citizen that he shall share in the dignity of man. This dignity cannot be found in a man's possessions. It cannot be found in his power or in his position. It really rests on his right to be treated as a man equal in opportunity to all others. It says that he shall share in freedom. He shall choose his leaders, educate his children, provide for his family according to his ability and his merits as a human being.
To apply any other test, to deny a man his hopes because of his color or race or his religion or the place of his birth is not only to do injustice, it is to deny Americans and to dishonor the dead who gave their lives for American freedom. Our fathers believed that if this noble view of the rights of man was to flourish it must be rooted in democracy. This most basic right of all was the right to choose your own leaders. The history of this country in large measure is the history of expansion of the right to all of our people.'President Lyndon B. Johnson (southern democrat) Check this out: http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/johnson....
You just said some very powerful words. "The dignity of man cannot be found in a man's possessions. It cannot be found in his power or in his position. It really rests on his right to be treated as a man equal in opportunity to all others."

That is exactly what conservatives stand for - preserving the dignity of all people.

Is dependency on others preserving dignity? Is envy and coveting what others have and not being content with what you have earned yourself preserving dignity?

Dignity is not defined by possessions or wealth or power. It's defined by being treated equally with equal opportunities. You just said so yourself.

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896903 May 2, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
Aunt Bettie Lou, "Not all democrats were racists. Only the southern democrat bloc." 'There is no Negro problem. There is no Southern problem. There is no Northern problem. There is only an American problem.'...'The great phrases of that purpose still sound in every American heart, North and South: "All men are created equal." "Government by consent of the governed." "Give me liberty or give me death." And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories. In their name Americans have fought and died for two centuries and tonight around the world they stand there as guardians of our liberty risking their lives. Those words are promised to every citizen that he shall share in the dignity of man. This dignity cannot be found in a man's possessions. It cannot be found in his power or in his position. It really rests on his right to be treated as a man equal in opportunity to all others. It says that he shall share in freedom. He shall choose his leaders, educate his children, provide for his family according to his ability and his merits as a human being.
To apply any other test, to deny a man his hopes because of his color or race or his religion or the place of his birth is not only to do injustice, it is to deny Americans and to dishonor the dead who gave their lives for American freedom. Our fathers believed that if this noble view of the rights of man was to flourish it must be rooted in democracy. This most basic right of all was the right to choose your own leaders. The history of this country in large measure is the history of expansion of the right to all of our people.'President Lyndon B. Johnson (southern democrat) Check this out: http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/johnson....
The economic crisis could have been a wake-up call to all Americans. We had become a nation where the Almighty Dollar was all that mattered.

It was sure to be our undoing sooner or later.

But before we even had time to regroup and rethink our priorities, we got Obamacare. We got bigger government. We got a "vision" from one man who wants to radicalize this nation beyond recognition.

Now we just have to hope we avoid another Great Depression that will make the first one seem like a walk in the park.

We would have learned our lesson had we been given the opportunity. I fear that golden opportunity has now come and gone.

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#896904 May 2, 2013
Okay, it's late. Night.
The Dude Abides

Montréal, Canada

#896906 May 2, 2013
"... ain't it funny... how time.. slips away.."
The Dude Abides

Montréal, Canada

#896908 May 2, 2013
Kinda like 120 grit sandpaper, huh? Don't you worry about it, hubby said he was ok with painful intercourse after menopause and now here you are! Painful intercourse all around. Kinda like I'm readin' your mail, isn't it?
The Dude Abides

Montréal, Canada

#896909 May 2, 2013
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#896911 May 2, 2013
Leadville Lou wrote:
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"tax cut entitlements"? What a bozo, you don't even know what yur talking about.
To the contrary, once someone believes that all resources belong to the government, it is easy to believe that any tax cut is an "entitlement."

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OBAMA GOOD CHRISTIAN MAN

Kissimmee, FL

#896912 May 3, 2013
y Ken Klukowski 1 May 2013 9842 post a comment
The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted for promoting their faith: "Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense...Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis...”.

The statement, released to Fox News, follows a Breitbart News report on Obama administration Pentagon appointees meeting with anti-Christian extremist Mikey Weinstein to develop court-martial procedures to punish Christians in the military who express or share their faith.

(From our earlier report: Weinstein is the head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and says Christians--including chaplains--sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in the military are guilty of “treason,” and of committing an act of “spiritual rape” as serious a crime as “sexual assault.” He also asserted that Christians sharing their faith in the military are “enemies of the Constitution.”)

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