Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1250147 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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Realtime

Deltona, FL

#909452 May 22, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Obama's drone attacks has killed four US citizens.
http://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/703181/...
Did any of the names sound familiar?

Did you consider the date of your fkd up link?

Moron!

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Patriot

Boulder, CO

#909453 May 22, 2013
Jesse Jackson wants amnesty for Muslim terrorists who have killed 10,000 in Nigeria

http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2013/05/2...

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#909454 May 22, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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History repeats itself often and I suppose the best we can hope for is that we can dodge the bullet each time Liberals/Media try slipping the noose over America's neck.
Recall when William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer took Americans for fools and got us into the Spanish-American War, for example.
Knowledge of history is critically important toward becoming a good, independent world citizen. That is why Liberal Academia today is focusing in on historical revisionism. Control history and you control the future. This has been done in many countries many times. Stalin, Mao and Hitler are the glaring examples that immediately come to mind.
America's Liberal Media colluding with the Magic Negro is a dangerous mix. One good thing in our favor so far: the World Wide Web. But, even there, the Boy Messiah is making inroads quietly moving FBI, CIA, NSA and who knows who else into spying positions on the Web. The IRS and the AP scandals are just a tip of a dark iceberg.
But, as I said earlier, the Sun also rises. If you see only darkness, you will lose the day. Seize the day.
I have to admit I understand where the liberals are coming from in their denial and blind loyalty to some degree.

If liberal organizations, liberal citizens and liberal donors were being targeted by Republicans using the powerful arm of the IRS, it'd be easy for some conservatives to look the other way too.

If liberal journalists and their families were being targeted by a Republican-appointed Department of Justice, some conservatives would find it easy to ignore that too.

Just by admitting that, I'm hoping the liberals on here will see that it could be them the next time and why this kind of abuse of power to silence the opposition is so dangerous even if it's not them this time.

I'm also hoping they will see that they would be perfectly justified to go after those - all the way to the top - if it were their side being targeted as the enemy the next time.

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Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#909455 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If Homer refuse to answer when his employer questions him about theft from the company, Homer will be fired.
Pleading the fifth would be the quickest way out the door too.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909456 May 22, 2013
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
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Yeah , and you right wingers butt lickers glorified the Wall Street traders who wiped out billions in savings of millions of hard working Americans, making themselves filthy rich in the process.
Like Obama blaming Bush, fools like you blame "Wall Street traders" for your greed and investment mistakes.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909457 May 22, 2013
Patriot wrote:
Jesse Jackson wants amnesty for Muslim terrorists who have killed 10,000 in Nigeria
http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2013/05/2...
Our new wave of immigrants under "immigration reform"?

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Since: Oct 08

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#909458 May 22, 2013
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
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Maybe you're apparent inability to "think" is the issue?
Naw don't believe that is the problem. You're inability to vote for anyone worth a grain of salt, instead of someone who actually ran a going enterprise, shows your inability to think.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#909459 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only demand can create jobs that are viable.
Education is a local function.
Social services are a non-productive drain on the economy.
"Conservatives in Washington and elsewhere insist that we can no longer afford the level of governmental services we’ve become accustomed to. Their call for austerity in public spending is partially right, but for reasons that are wholly wrong: they think that by busting public unions, by reneging on pension agreements for teachers and public employees, by privatizing the production of public goods (streets, schools, even national defense), by cutting regulations and in general shrinking the government, they’ll release the pent-up entrepreneurial energies of business, which will put things back the way they were a few decades ago, when oil was returning a respectable 40:1. That’s simply not going to happen" Check this out: http://steadystate.org/new-austerity-eroi/

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#909460 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Like Obama blaming Bush, fools like you blame "Wall Street traders" for your greed and investment mistakes.
Even Republican President Rutherford B Hayes believed in putting Wall Street bankers in chains, liberating Black-Americans and giving them free land in compensation for enduring the years of slavery under the oppressive Southern agrarian plantation system. Hayes was a one man Occupy Movement before its time.

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Since: Oct 08

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#909461 May 22, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! You should have stopped after the first 5 words of your sentence, son.
You had no argument then.
So you agree with me... Will wonders ever cease??

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#909462 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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and the oceans to rise.....
“President Obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans and to heal the planet. My promise is to help you and your family.”-Mitt Romney Isn't Romney glad now that he didn't have to live up to that promise especially with his errant record as a vulture capitalist.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#909463 May 22, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Yes. Are you (A) really that idiotic or (B) do you prefer to play one by choice?
Choose A or B.
C. None of the above.

Now go play with your musical vibrator.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#909465 May 22, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You are in favor of the Castle Doctrine, correct?
A womans body is her castle.
...and when lily wets her self, she's surrounded by a moat filled with crabs.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#909466 May 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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If an infant is dependent upon the mother for life, what difference does it make where the infant is?
How old does a child have to be before it is illegal to kill them?
Can you tell us when life begins?
For lily, Life begins when the liquor is served.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909467 May 22, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>"Conservatives in Washington and elsewhere insist that we can no longer afford the level of governmental services we’ve become accustomed to. Their call for austerity in public spending is partially right, but for reasons that are wholly wrong: they think that by busting public unions, by reneging on pension agreements for teachers and public employees, by privatizing the production of public goods (streets, schools, even national defense), by cutting regulations and in general shrinking the government, they’ll release the pent-up entrepreneurial energies of business, which will put things back the way they were a few decades ago, when oil was returning a respectable 40:1. That’s simply not going to happen" Check this out: http://steadystate.org/new-austerity-eroi/
Let's take one item, Jean from Queens, and that is teacher and public employee pensions.

Nobody is proposing to renege on pensions for teachers and other public employees who are already retired or near retirement. The taxpayers will need to take a big hit to pay off those pensions.

However, these pension plans are unsustainable in the long run and it is essential to convert such plans into defined contribution plans, the same as virtually all employees in the private sector.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909468 May 22, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Even Republican President Rutherford B Hayes believed in putting Wall Street bankers in chains, liberating Black-Americans and giving them free land in compensation for enduring the years of slavery under the oppressive Southern agrarian plantation system. Hayes was a one man Occupy Movement before its time.
All BS.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#909469 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
Black Muslim Terror Coming to America:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23290...
Magic Negro, repeat after me: "Islamic Terrorism", "Muslim Terrorist", "Allah Kills".

C'mon, Jerk. You can do it.

Put down your Koran, get your hand out from your crotch and focus.

"Islamic Terrorism", "Muslim Terrorist", "Allah Kills".

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Leggy Mountbatten

Broomfield, CO

#909470 May 22, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>You're stuttering so fast that you can't tell you're speaking gibberish.:-D
Coward.

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Leggy Mountbatten

Broomfield, CO

#909472 May 22, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Funny how the Oklahoma Senators voted to tell those in the liberal leaning disaster areas of Sandy to f*ck themselves are now out there begging for Federal help.
We will now see whether the Senators from NY & NJ return the favor.
I
Funny how as usual you're a lying sack of shit ignoramus.

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Leggy Mountbatten

Broomfield, CO

#909473 May 22, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Still blaming Obama for the effects of the Bush recession.
And really, dumbass, the deficits re not spiraling skyward.
Try to get better informed, Moocher Eed.
idiot

The Government-Created Subprime Mortgage Meltdown

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo

The thousands of mortgage defaults and foreclosures in the "subprime" housing market (i.e., mortgage holders with poor credit ratings) is the direct result of thirty years of government policy that has forced banks to make bad loans to un-creditworthy borrowers. The policy in question is the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), which compels banks to make loans to low-income borrowers and in what the supporters of the Act call "communities of color" that they might not otherwise make based on purely economic criteria.

The original lobbyists for the CRA were the hardcore leftists who supported the Carter administration and were often rewarded for their support with government grants and programs like the CRA that they benefited from. These included various "neighborhood organizations," as they like to call themselves, such as "ACORN" (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). These organizations claim that over $1 trillion in CRA loans have been made, although no one seems to know the magnitude with much certainty. A U.S. Senate Banking Committee staffer told me about ten years ago that at least $100 billion in such loans had been made in the first twenty years of the Act.

So-called "community groups" like ACORN benefit themselves from the CRA through a process that sounds like legalized extortion. The CRA is enforced by four federal government bureaucracies: the Fed, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Office of Thrift Supervision, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The law is set up so that any bank merger, branch expansion, or new branch creation can be postponed or prohibited by any of these four bureaucracies if a CRA "protest" is issued by a "community group." This can cost banks great sums of money, and the "community groups" understand this perfectly well. It is their leverage. They use this leverage to get the banks to give them millions of dollars as well as promising to make a certain amount of bad loans in their communities.

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