Barack Obama, our next President

There are 20 comments on the Nov 5, 2008, Hampton Roads Daily Press story 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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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#898252 May 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Krauthammer Whitewashes Bush's History To Bash Obama Over Embassy Attack
On Fox News, Charles Krauthammer suggested that "under other presidents, particularly Bush," there was "no storming of the U.S. embassy in Cairo." In fact, there were seven attacks on U.S. embassies and consulates during the Bush years, and numerous other such attacks have happened under recent presidents.
http://mediamatters.org/research/2012/09/14/k...
How much does he get paid to spew nonsense ?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#898253 May 7, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The US should not be involved in Syria regardless of the nature of the opposition.
The rightwing war mongers disagree with you; they're pushing for involvement.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#898255 May 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The only goal of the republicans is to obstruct. All one needs to do is look at Speaker Boehners record and approval rating, and, that of congress.
Then, look at the record of Speaker Pelosi and the approval rating of congress when she was Speaker.
I doubt the republicans will win the presidency for many years to come; but, their goal is to maintain control of congress and obstruct, obstruct, obstruct. This is incredible that these paid officials are getting paid to do nothing. They'd have been fired in a day in the private sector. There are over 80 federal judgeships not filled, why? Take a guess.
Many Congressional democrats are distancing themselves from the Obama administration’s explanation of the Benghazi, amid mounting evidence that suggests the information was revised by the obama administration to intentionally mislead Americans lily..

The lame stream media will sooner or later along with other democrats, eventually throw obama under the bus to save Hillary from Benghazi and get her elected.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#898256 May 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Krauthammer Whitewashes Bush's History To Bash Obama Over Embassy Attack
On Fox News, Charles Krauthammer suggested that "under other presidents, particularly Bush," there was "no storming of the U.S. embassy in Cairo." In fact, there were seven attacks on U.S. embassies and consulates during the Bush years, and numerous other such attacks have happened under recent presidents.
http://mediamatters.org/research/2012/09/14/k...
MedIa Matters *rolls eyes*. This is the internet answer to lily's National Enquire
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#898257 May 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The rightwing war mongers disagree with you; they're pushing for involvement.
Myths, lies and complete stupidity.. that's lily... Go Hillary!!
Whatever

Gering, NE

#898258 May 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, you've got how many prisoners in Gitmo? What did that solve?
They haven't even been charged, they have to be let go.
Are you saying that you and the rightwingers are opposed to the use of drones?
Would Mitt Romney have dismantled the drone program? for what? more invasions of ground troops resulting in more American casualties?
President Obama is the President; he's not a dictator. The surviving brother is a U.S. citizen, committed a crime in the U.S. and has been arrested and will never be out of prison.
Are you saying that you would like the President to be a supreme dictator and decide who is subjected to the justice system?
You rightwingers just spew more and more nonsense everyday.
What does Gitmo have to do with the Boston bombing? That was the topic of the post you responded to.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#898259 May 7, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Many Congressional democrats are distancing themselves from the Obama administration’s explanation of the Benghazi, amid mounting evidence that suggests the information was revised by the obama administration to intentionally mislead Americans lily..
The lame stream media will sooner or later along with other democrats, eventually throw obama under the bus to save Hillary from Benghazi and get her elected.
They are running from Obamacare too
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#898261 May 7, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
MedIa Matters *rolls eyes*. This is the internet answer to lily's National Enquire
doesn't change the facts.

If diplomatic attacks are a sign of weakness, Bush was the weakest of all

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/12/1130...

we all know that FOX started the lies being told about Benghazi and how no one has paid attention to the lies because they came from FOX, so attacks of those who expose those lies is to be expected.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#898262 May 7, 2013
June 14, 2002, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Suicide bomber kills 12 and injures 51.

February 20, 2003, international diplomatic compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Truck bomb kills 17.

February 28, 2003, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Gunmen on motorcycles killed two consulate guards.

July 30, 2004, U.S. embassy in Taskkent, Uzbekistan
Suicide bomber kills two.

December 6, 2004, U.S. consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Militants stormed and occupied perimeter wall. Five killed, 10 wounded.

March 2, 2006, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Suicide car bomber killed four, including a U.S. diplomat directly targeted by the assailants.

September 12, 2006, U.S. embassy in Damascus, Syria
Gunmen attacked embassy with grenades, automatic weapons, and a car bomb (though second truck bomb failed to detonate). One killed and 13 wounded.

January 12, 2007, U.S. embassy in Athens, Greece
A rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the embassy building. No one was injured.

July 9, 2008, U.S. consulate in Istanbul, Turkey
Armed men attacked consulate with pistols and shotguns. Three policemen killed.

March 18, 2008, U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen
Mortar attack misses embassy, hits nearby girls' school instead.

September 17, 2008, U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen
Militants dressed as policemen attacked the embassy with RPGs, rifles, grenades and car bombs. Six Yemeni soldiers and seven civilians were killed. Sixteen more were injured.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/12/1130...

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#898263 May 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL, you've got how many prisoners in Gitmo? What did that solve?
They haven't even been charged, they have to be let go.
Are you saying that you and the rightwingers are opposed to the use of drones?
Would Mitt Romney have dismantled the drone program? for what? more invasions of ground troops resulting in more American casualties?
President Obama is the President; he's not a dictator. The surviving brother is a U.S. citizen, committed a crime in the U.S. and has been arrested and will never be out of prison.
Are you saying that you would like the President to be a supreme dictator and decide who is subjected to the justice system?
You rightwingers just spew more and more nonsense everyday.
They are prisoners of war. They don't need to be charged with anything.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#898264 May 7, 2013
What Benghazi Tells Us About the GOP Brand

The GOP is now in the position that Carter’s party was in, and in contrast Obama has acquired something like Reagan’s “Teflon” coating—as the Benghazi episode illustrates. Benghazi was a national humiliation, caught the administration in a tangle of its own words, and should have raised serious questions about why we were in Libya in the first place. Americans, including an ambassador, had died, and Obama’s signature foreign-policy intervention was the strategic backdrop. It happened shortly before an election, yet Obama took no damage from it. Instead, Republicans who insisted that this was a great scandal came off looking like unpatriotic kooks to non-Republicans. Why?

It’s a simple matter of trust: the nation now trusts Democrats more than Republicans on foreign policy, and Iraq is largely the reason for that. This gives Obama and his party a margin for error: his Benghazi screw-up is seen as an aberration, much as Reagan’s Lebanon humiliation was. It doesn’t fit the brand’s reputation for leadership, and that reputation is stronger in the public mind than the impression made by an incident even as gruesome as the Beirut barracks attack or the murder of an ambassador.

Coca-Cola knows how this works. If a customer gets one flat bottle of pop, he won’t flee from Coke to Pepsi or RC. He may be unhappy with this particular experience, but the brand is strong enough that it shapes a storyline even for the dissatisfied customer: this was a one-off mistake; you trust the brand, and that counts for more than what you see with your eyes or taste with your tongue. Trust trumps experience, up to a point.

The point beyond which trust doesn’t trump experience? A failed war, for one thing.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/mccart...
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#898265 May 7, 2013
Ricky F wrote:
<quoted text>
Jewtard?
That you?
Both Liberals or Neo-Nazis opposed the invasion of Iraq. Basically the Neo-Nazi liberals support any Arab country, Syria, Iran because they all oppose Israel and support exterminating the Jews... Yes Hitler was a liberal...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#898266 May 7, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
The only reference I could find to the CIA base which wasn't even relevant was protecting the names of those who might be in covert operations.
So what does that have to do with Hillary telling one of the victims's families at the funeral they would find who was responsible for "that video"?
"That video" is just the top layer of many layers of the entire coverup controversy. The CIA base had nothing to do with lying to the American public and the timing of an upcoming election.
The referenced CIA base was irrelevant? Honey, that was the sight of the second attack, the one where Ty Woods and Glen Doherty died. You might be confused because it's been referred to as the CIA annex rather than base.

Basically__what you're saying is that you don't have a fn clue what happened so you'll just go with the FOX rewrite.

BTW the CIA base was right around the corner from the Benghazi embassy compound and may have housed over two dozen CIA military contractors and God knows what else. Petreaus's squeeze Broadwell stated that it had been used to house prisoners. OH MY__who might have shared that info with her. Whatever__the base can be found on google earth where it's clearly Identified as the CIA annex.

Moron!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#898267 May 7, 2013
the turning of the screw.....

In Turnaround, Flake Says He’s Open To Expanding Background Checks

Flake recently took a beating in the press after obfuscating his position on background checks with the mother of a shooting victim who was slain in Aurora, Co. He admitted his vote against the bill harmed his poll numbers.

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/i...

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#898268 May 7, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Well "flake", until I find myself spending my entire day, week after week, year after year discussing my marital and child-rearing problems, and various other details of my personal life here, as you and Waxturds do, it's not a problem. While we're on the subject of getting a life, seriously dude, when are you getting your's?
Who can tell how much you are on here with all your different socks. So, whatever you say Nutsack.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#898269 May 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
June 14, 2002, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Suicide bomber kills 12 and injures 51.
February 20, 2003, international diplomatic compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Truck bomb kills 17.
February 28, 2003, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Gunmen on motorcycles killed two consulate guards.
July 30, 2004, U.S. embassy in Taskkent, Uzbekistan
Suicide bomber kills two.
December 6, 2004, U.S. consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Militants stormed and occupied perimeter wall. Five killed, 10 wounded.
March 2, 2006, U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan
Suicide car bomber killed four, including a U.S. diplomat directly targeted by the assailants.
September 12, 2006, U.S. embassy in Damascus, Syria
Gunmen attacked embassy with grenades, automatic weapons, and a car bomb (though second truck bomb failed to detonate). One killed and 13 wounded.
January 12, 2007, U.S. embassy in Athens, Greece
A rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the embassy building. No one was injured.
July 9, 2008, U.S. consulate in Istanbul, Turkey
Armed men attacked consulate with pistols and shotguns. Three policemen killed.
March 18, 2008, U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen
Mortar attack misses embassy, hits nearby girls' school instead.
September 17, 2008, U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen
Militants dressed as policemen attacked the embassy with RPGs, rifles, grenades and car bombs. Six Yemeni soldiers and seven civilians were killed. Sixteen more were injured.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/12/1130...
Troll: A deranged liberal who continually posts deliberately provocative cut-n-paste delusional spam shit to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption.

Sonicfiller, a mind without matter, a jew hating nazi liberal causing a delusional argument, running on complete empty.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#898270 May 7, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The referenced CIA base was irrelevant? Honey, that was the sight of the second attack, the one where Ty Woods and Glen Doherty died. You might be confused because it's been referred to as the CIA annex rather than base.
Basically__what you're saying is that you don't have a fn clue what happened so you'll just go with the FOX rewrite.
BTW the CIA base was right around the corner from the Benghazi embassy compound and may have housed over two dozen CIA military contractors and God knows what else. Petreaus's squeeze Broadwell stated that it had been used to house prisoners. OH MY__who might have shared that info with her. Whatever__the base can be found on google earth where it's clearly Identified as the CIA annex.
Moron!
Life isn't about how to survive the storm you idiot, but for you Realtime how to dance in the rain LOL... you moron!!...
YTube

AOL

#898271 May 7, 2013
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http://youtu.be/n7ok0g8iwJI

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TSM

El Paso, TX

#898272 May 7, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The rightwing war mongers disagree with you; they're pushing for involvement.
Lily who drew the’ Red Line? Who said if Syria used Chemical Weapons that was a ‘Game Changer’? Help me out, what did he mean by ‘Game Changer’ another Red Line or More Empty Words?
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#898273 May 7, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I grouped a segment of Christians that are overly aggressive in pushing their religion.
This is not bigotry.
This is " I don't like people that try to shove their religious beliefs down my throat.
I don't like Muslims who use violence in the name of their religion.
I don't like "Tea Party" Republicans.
I don't like people that abuse animals.
Note that I describe actions, not attributes such as race, creed, sexual orientation, religion, skin color, etc.
ACTIONS
During the 2012 Presidential race, Romney's religion was a factor. Some members of the religious right stayed home. My saying that does not make me a bigot.
Now, I can understand your desire to pin that label on me because I have pointed out your use of racial slurs over & over. So why does a racist POS like you care? To you, being a racist f*ck is fine but OMG don't talk about a certain group of Christians? Really?
Wahwahwahwahwah....duh a vey can't handle it when evewything isn't herdpacked together into a wittle 1x1x1 box for limited NON-thought.

Get back into the corner of stupid ignorance chair, you ointy tin-foil hat wearing worm. You just abused the consideration of giving you the benefit of the doubt of possessing some actual underlying intelligence.

Oooooooooooooooo, poor jack-boot heel-licking duhmmy doesn't like the party of INDEPENDENT voters-aka the TEA Party.

TOO BAD toad, get used to REALITY.

Not everyone is an empty bobble headed heel-chit licker that just votes based on stupid labels and/or grease palms!

Check yourself worm- the tip of your pointy little hat has been crunched down- for excessive DUHMiness!

Wahwahwahwah.

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