Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1274388 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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“Seriously Misguided Democrat”

Since: Oct 12

Chicago Thugtown

#908222 May 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Carol's weight has fluctuated throughout the years. Therefore the ten pounds she gained last week could not be due to her consumption last week of 6 family sized bags of potato chips & 30 big macs.
Gee, are you funny, dumb old Geezer. You fellow liberal nerds are snorting.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#908223 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>I knew one of you dummies would jump on this, kudos to you for being the lead dummy, see my follow up post.
BIG fail.

You tried to twist Carol's word and your idiocy was caught and pointed out.

Not as clever as you thought...eh.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#908224 May 21, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> The last I looked it was knocking on 17. It will be well over 20 by the time Obama leaves office. That is double in my book.
In 1981, the supply-siders commandeered the Reagan Presidency and employed their Voodoo economics, as Bush senior had called it in 1980. He was saying that tax cuts would not increase government revenues. As you can see on the graph above (get it on your smartphone app info), the Voodoo failed just as Bush predicted, and the supply-siders turned a 32-year winning streak into a debt disaster that continues to this day. For 20 years, under Reagan and the Bushes, the national debt increased compared to GDP every single year. In most other years it decreased. Twenty years in a row can't be just an accident, but to understand you need to learn the voodoo strategy.(Why graph Debt / GDP ?)

What's causing today's huge deficits? Deficit basics. Top 4 deficit causes.

Bush senior fought against supply-side debt, so the Republicans didn't support him and he lost to Clinton, who put an end to supply-side economics. G. W. Bush brought it back full strength, with V.P. Cheney saying "Reagan proved deficits don't matter." Currently supply-siders are in full control of the Republican party.

What about Obama? Notice how the debt accelerated during Bush's last two budget years. Obama's debt is a continuation of that trend and neither Bush nor Obama are directly responsible for that acceleration. It happened because of the recession. Bush set the all-time record by increasing the debt by $1.1 trillion in 100 days between July 30 and Nov 9, 2008—but that had little to do with his choices.

Recessions cut tax revenues—in this case, dramatically. That accounts for nearly half of the deficit. So blaming Obama for the full deficit is like blaming him for not raising the tax rate to keep tax revenues up. Most of the increased spending is automatic increases in unemployment benefits, food stamps, and social security payments for early retirement. Very little of it is from stimulus spending, and that's over.

The green line shows what would have happened to the national debt if Reagan and the Bushes had balanced their budgets as Reagan claimed he would. G.W. Bush, in all modesty, claimed he would "retire nearly $1 trillion in debt over the next four years. This will be the largest debt reduction ever achieved by any nation at any time."

Republicans are quite embarrassed by this performance, so they have invented a cover story: The Democratic Congress did it. Nice try. But for 12 of the 20 years the Congress was not Democratic. Also, presidents can veto, and when it was Democratic, Congress passed smaller budgets on average than the Republican Presidents asked for. Presidents propose the budget, and they have the most influence. Check it out.

The Election. ZFacts' new Reality App has this graph, amazing facts (e.g. who ran the debt up by more than $1 trillion in 100 days), and much more. To see and install it on your mobile, browse to zFacts.com/vote . If you're on a PC/Mac click here.

If Romney is elected, the debt will continue to rise the same reasons it went up under Reagan — more military spending and tax cuts for the rich. Obama will follow Clinton's path, but will have a harder time of it, because this recession is far worse than the one Clinton faced when he took office.

http://zfacts.com/p/318.html

Interesting read, but you all just keep blaming Obama for all the debt.
America Zechariah 13 3

Holly Springs, NC

#908225 May 21, 2013
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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908226 May 21, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Have You EVER SERVED in the U S Marines or any military service,son? No? I didn't think so.'Col. Jessep: You ever served in an infantry unit son?
DBWriter: No Sir.
Col. Jessep: You ever served in a forward area unit?
DBWriter: No Sir.
Col. Jessep: You ever put your life in another mans hands, and in return, asked him to put his life in yours?
DBWriter: No Sir.
Col. Jessep: We follow orders, we follow orders or people die, it’s that simple. Are we clear?
DBWriter: Yes, Sir.
Col. Jessep: Are we clear!
DBWriter: Crystal.' President Barack H. Obama IS the Commander-in-Chief of ALL U S Armed Forces and no U S Marine or any other American military service member would ignore or refuse an order from the superior , commanding officer. Get it, DBWriter? The President of the United States gives an order and you follow it or people die.'Are we clear?
Colonel Jessup was arrested immediately following this exchange.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908227 May 21, 2013
LiberalsAreHypocrites wrote:
Home Depot helping victims of Oklahoma tornadoes. But since they are Republican Conservatives they are not real in the Liberals mind.
So is Obama's FEMA helping the Oklahoma tornado victims , but republican conservatives don't think that's real and the Government shouldn't help the American people.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#908228 May 21, 2013
LiberalsAreHypocrites wrote:
<quoted text>
You did not address his powerful points. You must be a Liberal because Liberals do not argue ideas but attack people.
Every time a Liberal gets into ideas they lose, every single time.
You seem confused. Not only is your name an attack but so was your entire post. Are you a liberal?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908229 May 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Colonel Jessup was arrested immediately following this exchange.
Yes, but not for his honesty in stating the U S Marine Code of Conduct , by lying about upholding it.

“Seriously Misguided Democrat”

Since: Oct 12

Chicago Thugtown

#908230 May 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
Just in case you right whiners missed this earlier:
President Obama - best economically?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamhartung/2013/...
They are only talking about the stock market, stupid old flock. Get a clue, moron.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908231 May 21, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
He spent $50 million to vote against Obamacare 37 times. What a guy.
Then, he throws a wedding for his daughter at a local restaurant with a buffet and no open bar; go figure that one out.
Easy. Boehner is not particularly wealthy and not everybody needs to throw an ostentatious wedding to impress their friends.

The NYC/Boca culture is not nationwide.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#908232 May 21, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
BIG fail.
You tried to twist Carol's word and your idiocy was caught and pointed out.
Not as clever as you thought...eh.
So Obama is not a facist/socialist/marxist then?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908233 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>So who is denying these things? It's your overall thinking that there is absolutely no chance whatsoever that there is manmade global warming that I find scary.
Absolutley no chance there is man-made global warming but I bet you will state very matter-of-factly that their is a God.
Both are unproven and likely equally unprovable.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908234 May 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> So why do you have a problem with Obama having a umbrella held by a serviceman & not the other Presidents?
To keep Dave occupied?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#908235 May 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Carol's weight has fluctuated throughout the years. Therefore the ten pounds she gained last week could not be due to her consumption last week of 6 family sized bags of potato chips & 30 big macs.
Dave is a misogynist?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#908236 May 21, 2013
LiberalsAreHypocrites wrote:
Home Depot helping victims of Oklahoma tornadoes. But since they are Republican Conservatives they are not real in the Liberals mind.
The Obama Regime resents private assistance.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#908237 May 21, 2013
Sorry I guess I'm confused, you rightwingers claim Obama is a marxist/facist/socialist dictator ready to send out drones on the American people and confiscate businesses and send forth his army to shoot his fellow Americans, set up internment camps etc etc etc. Well I ask you then wtf is he waiting for? He's been in office going on 5 years.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#908238 May 21, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>There's no proof . Lerner has never had any history of 'harassment' at the IRS .[ "NOT found in the IG’s report:
Any evidence that “Tea Party” related groups were identified during this process for nefarious reasons;
Any type of identification, political or otherwise, for the groups whose applications were similarly flagged and delayed (“Tea Party” related groups made up only a minority, approximately 1/3 of the groups whose applications were delayed and held for further examination);
Any indication or evidence whatsoever that the White House, or anybody outside of the IRS units handling these cases, had anything to do with what happened;
Any response to the other question the IG’s office was tasked by Congress to investigate, namely:“whether existing social welfare organizations are improperly engaged in a substantial, or even predominant, amount of campaign activity.”]Check this out: http://www.salon.com/2013/05/16/wheres_the_ir...
Lerner was in charge of the IRS division before Miller took over in November. She has had a history of harassing non-favorable to Progressive organizations while at the FEC making over-the-top demands for information as documented in my previous post.

Your next claim is myth. The IG report clearly states the IRS was targeting conservative groups.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#908239 May 21, 2013
All I know is if a Republican wins the next presidential election the fcking debt better be at zero by his second day in office. Homer will give him the first day to get settled into the White House.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#908241 May 21, 2013
Brad wrote:
<quoted text>
Heres a hint for all you liberals.
Benghazi wasn't a movie and Oblamer isn't a reality star.
Are we clear?
Stay up to speed ,Brad. We were talking about the latest republican non-scandal "scandal",'Umbrella- gate'. Benghazi gate was just another republican waste of tax payer money on a non-scandal "scandal" in the Obama Administration.(After all the money and time spent by Darrell Issa's 'hearings on Benghazi'(twice!?!) the only thing that they concluded was that 'Benghazi' was a 'terrorist act'. Anyone could have learned that fact by listening to President Obama's statement in the Rose Garden one day after the Benghazi attack happened. Republicans sure know how to waste the tax payers money.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#908242 May 21, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>So Obama is not a facist/socialist/marxist then?
Hormer, your pal's -lily-idiotic post, which by the way you cheered on, backfired. Suck it up!

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