Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1523414 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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Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#905260 May 17, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>You're really much too stupid to post on subjects involving math Carol.
Or history, geography, the military and apparently non profit businesses/organizations.
Except what she posts is getting under your skin and your repeated failures to disprove her comments combine to make this comment nothing more than projection.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#905261 May 17, 2013
Emaam wrote:
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Why aren't you concerned that Karl Rove hasn't been put in jail for tax fraud for claiming his American Crossroads organization was non-partisan and then spending millions on political attack ads?
The IRS SHOULD have been profiling these criminal groups.
Has this even been mentioned on FOX?
it was but it was the same night that MSNBC wrote about the years and years of tax evasion by Charlie Rangel and Nancy Pelosi's "cleaning of the swamp." coincidentally, this was being reported around the same time as the Geithner tax evasion story.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#905262 May 17, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, there certainly is - and was. I've been screaming the loudest for at least the past 3 decades that our health care system is a big friggin' joke.
The health care industry is raking everyone over the frikkin' coals by abusing health care insurance as a flow of money and a personal cash cow.
And no one should be denied basic health care needs in this country - especially this country.
Unfortunately, when logic and reason finally emerged to LOWER THE COSTS of health care by cost free and practical steps, the Democrats loaded up the Obamacare crap machine and it's going to start flinging everywhere as soon as they turn on the fan in January.
Got your tarp ready?
'cost free and practical steps,' Name one. You can't because as Milton Friedman said,'There are no free lunches' "What does it mean to say that the corporate executive has a 'social responsibility' in his capacity as businessman?" asked Friedman in his 1970 article."... ""The difficulty of exercising 'social responsibility' illustrates, of course, the great virtue of private competitive enterprise -- it forces people to be responsible for their own actions and makes it difficult for them to 'exploit' other people for either selfish or unselfish purposes. They can do good -- but only at their own expense.".. We know better now. For example, we understand that ignoring environmental and social issues can be bad for business. Companies that pollute their local communities risk poisoning their customers. Ignoring the state of the local school system risks depleting the pool of qualified workers. Abusing workers risks higher turnover and training costs, not to mention greater difficulty attracting the most qualified candidates.

It's never that simple, of course. In a globalized world, companies are free to exploit or pollute a local community, then move on to the next place. Unfettered markets and exploitation-friendly tax schemes reward companies for acting in their own interests in the name of economic growth and competitiveness. So, Friedman's philosophy still reigns supreme.

Friedman's philosophy is far from universally shared, even in the business community. In 1979, for example, Quaker Oats president Kenneth Mason, writing in Business Week, declared Friedman's profits-are-everything philosophy "a dreary and demeaning view of the role of business and business leaders in our society." Wrote Mason: "Making a profit is no more the purpose of a corporation than getting enough to eat is the purpose of life. Getting enough to eat is a requirement of life; life's purpose, one would hope, is somewhat broader and more challenging. Likewise with business and profit."

Mason went on:

"The moral imperative all of us share in this world is that of getting the best return we can on whatever assets we are privileged to employ. What American business leaders too often forget is that this means all the assets employed -- not just the financial assets but also the brains employed, the labor employed, the materials employed, and the land, air, and water employed." Check this out: http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/005373....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#905263 May 17, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You're responding to a woman who makes $15.00 an hour and just applied for Social Security. She's totally delusional, a water carrier for the rich.
Your disdain for those who work for an honest living instead of mooching of others is appalling.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#905264 May 17, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
I love that. Obama bin Lying. Wish I'd thought of it first.
So now the unAmerican brain dead hillbilly wishes for a thought process?
do your homework

Flushing, NY

#905266 May 17, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Great! Keep it up. Why bother?
Go sit on your thumb.
Is that how you comfort yourself in these trying times?
Do you svck your thumb before or after you sit on it?
Do tell, "slimeyrejectiOn"!!!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#905267 May 17, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>You have to admit - Obama bin Lying, Hillary, Susan Rice and Carney do what they do best is LIE.
Lying is perfectly OK as long as it's done for Allah.

--- found inside the Koran.

...or done for any Progressive movement, event, Administration or cause.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#905269 May 17, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
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As the whining has now reached the epidemic stage.
Sonic's whine was laughed off the stage. He can be very stubborn like you.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#905270 May 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Except what she posts is getting under your skin and your repeated failures to disprove her comments combine to make this comment nothing more than projection.
To align ones self with carol is to put on your own dunce hat...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#905271 May 17, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
OK leftist phags, remember that "a hard beginning maketh a good ending". Begin by ramming your head on the concrete, and dont stop until you see strawberry jam.....:-)
Fergit the strawberry jam....they'll only see chocolate pudding...

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#905274 May 17, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>You're really much too stupid to post on subjects involving math Carol.
Or history, geography, the military and apparently non profit businesses/organizations.
I've had to prove you wrong so many times I've lost count.

You want everyone to believe you know everything about everything but it's just you wearing your veteran status on your sleeve and acting like that entitles you to look down your nose on everyone else.

I used to respect you just because of your dedication to veterans and your service to our country. But you've even managed to take that away.

You're the reason someone came up with the phrase "Better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and prove it."

There wasn't even anything in my post that required a mathematical equation. But if it makes you happy, the fact the Feds are printing money to keep us afloat: 1 + 1 = 2.

It's now back in your court, professor.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#905275 May 17, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Well well well.
The shit flinging desert chimp chimes in.
Fresh from raping and murdering a young Mexican boy we can assume.
Hey Dem what's up. About time we got some sanity around here.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#905276 May 17, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Well well well.
The shit flinging desert chimp chimes in.
Fresh from raping and murdering a young Mexican boy we can assume.
It's official: The Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro is a registered Democrat. This answers the question, which side actually 'wants women barefoot, illiterate, and pregnant' you qweer....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#905278 May 17, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
As the whining has now reached the epidemic stage.
Second 'house of horrors' abortion clinic where doctor 'twisted heads off fetus' necks with his bare hands' is investigated in Texas
Houston doctor Douglas Karpen is accused by four former employees of delivering live babies during third-trimester abortions and killing them
Witnesses said he would either snip their spinal cords, stab a surgical instrument into their heads or twist their heads off with his hands
Texas Department of State Health Services is using in its investigating of the doctor
Accusations come days after Dr Kermit Gosnells was found guilty of murdering newborns at his Philadelphia abortion clinic

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23257...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#905279 May 17, 2013
There are usually four Marines detailed to the White House at any given time. They volunteer for what is considered the exclusive duty. Their main duty is to act as (mostly ceremonial) guards outside the West Wing lobby, where they open and close the door for White House officials.

They work in 30-minute shifts for as long as the president is working in the West Wing, finishing when he retires to his private quarters. They are familiar sight to people who visit the White House and visible to tourists outside the gates on the Pennsylvania Avenue.

They aim to be solemn an unflinching. Colleagues lauded a Marine who didnít react when a Christmas tree feel next to him in 2006 as example for successors.

The Marines work while the President is at work in the West Wing, and finish he retires to his private quarters.

Attending events like Obamaís Rose Garden presser with Erdogan Thursday is another part of the Marinesí duties.

NYDailyNews

(The President is the Commander in Chief and, if he asked them to hold the umbrellas, then they do it. Period.)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#905280 May 17, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, there certainly is - and was. I've been screaming the loudest for at least the past 3 decades that our health care system is a big friggin' joke.
The health care industry is raking everyone over the frikkin' coals by abusing health care insurance as a flow of money and a personal cash cow.
And no one should be denied basic health care needs in this country - especially this country.
Unfortunately, when logic and reason finally emerged to LOWER THE COSTS of health care by cost free and practical steps, the Democrats loaded up the Obamacare crap machine and it's going to start flinging everywhere as soon as they turn on the fan in January.
Got your tarp ready?
Another anti-abortion Socialist who wants someone else to pay for her medical care?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#905281 May 17, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
So now the unAmerican brain dead hillbilly wishes for a thought process?
You should try it sometime. It can be exhilarating.

Of course, you'd need an organ transplant first.

Hold on. Obamacare's comin':]

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#905282 May 17, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
So now the unAmerican brain dead hillbilly wishes for a thought process?
Obama bin Lying....brillant.

Did you have to look up the definition of thought process?

I wouldn't go there...
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#905283 May 17, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
So now the unAmerican brain dead hillbilly wishes for a thought process?
Admit ghost - Obama bin lying, Hillary, Susan Rice and Carneuy are liars. Admit it you balless piece of shit... Or do what they do best LIE, you senile idiot.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#905284 May 17, 2013
do your homework wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that how you comfort yourself in these trying times?
Do you svck your thumb before or after you sit on it?
Do tell, "slimeyrejectiOn"!!!
You are getting smaller and smaller....

pipsqueak.

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