Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1264683 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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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#913494 May 28, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Libtard women don't care they will return to being treated worse than cattle. They will say it's their religion what can we do but if it was Christians doing it the screaming would be deafening. Libtards are hypocrites.
Why do you assume that it's any of our business? You don't really give a damn about Afghani women, look at how you treat American women. Please spare us the hypocrisy.

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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#913495 May 28, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Especially low inventories...they are bull-dozing liberal utopias. What a shame. I own a house, but not in the United States. Who knows the way O'bama is going, it is a safe bet to be in a third world country that is up and coming, instead of an Exceptional country that once was.
yeah right, tell us another one

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Jane Says

New York, NY

#913496 May 28, 2013
To the Slaughter
British lions come up lambs in Woolwich.
By Mark Steyn

…Not a lot of Muslims want to go to the trouble of chopping your head off, but when so many Western leaders have so little rattling around up there, they don’t have to. And, as we know from the sob-sister Tsarnaev profiles, most of these excitable lads are perfectly affable, or at least no more than mildly alienated, until the day they set a hundred cars alight, or blow up a school boy, or decapitate some guy. And, if you’re lucky, it’s not you they behead, or your kid they kill, or even your Honda Civic they light up.

And so life goes on, and it’s all so “mundane,” in Simon Jenkins’s word, that you barely notice when the Jewish school shuts up, and the gay bar, and the uncovered women no longer take a stroll too late in the day, and the publishing house that gets sent the manuscript for the next Satanic Verses decides it’s not worth the trouble....

But don’t worry, they’ll never defeat our “free speech” and our “way of life.”

This passivity set the tone for what followed. In London as in Boston, THE POLITICO-MEDIA CLASS IMMEDIATELY LAPSED INTO THE PNEUMATIC MULTICULTI TOURETTE’S THAT SEEMS TO BE A CHRONIC SIDE EFFECT OF EXCESS DIVERSITY-CELEBRATING: No Islam to see here, nothing to do with Islam, all these body parts in the street are a deplorable misinterpretation of Islam.

The BBC’s Nick Robinson accidentally described the men as being “of Muslim appearance,” but quickly walked it back lest impressionable types get the idea that there’s anything “of Muslim appearance” about a guy waving a machete and saying “Allahu akbar.”

A man is on TV dripping blood in front of a dead British soldier and swearing “by Almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you,” yet it’s the BBC reporter who’s apologizing for “causing offence.”

To David Cameron, Drummer Rigby’s horrific end was “not just an attack on Britain and on the British way of life, it was also a betrayal of Islam.... There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act.”

That’s why it fits so harmoniously into famously peaceful societies like, say, Sweden. For the last week Stockholm has been ablaze every night with hundreds of burning cars set alight by “youths.” Any particular kind of “youth”? The Swedish prime minister declined to identify them any more precisely than as “hooligans.”

But don’t worry: The “hooligans” and “youths” and men of no Muslim appearance whatsoever can never win because, as David Cameron ringingly declared,“they can never beat the values we hold dear, the belief in freedom, in democracy, in free speech, in our British values, Western values.”

Actually, they’ve already gone quite a way toward eroding free speech, as both prime ministers demonstrate.

The short version of what happened in Woolwich is that two Muslims butchered a British soldier in the name of Islam and helpfully explained,“The only reason we have done this is because Muslims are dying every day.” But what do they know?

They’re only Muslims, not Diversity Outreach Coordinators. So the BBC, in its so-called “Key Points,” declined to mention the “Allahu akbar” bit or the “I”-word at all: Allah who?

One in ten Britons under 25 is now Muslim. That number will increase, through immigration, disparate birth rates, and conversions like those of the Woolwich killers, British-born and -bred. Metternich liked to say the Balkans began in the Landstrasse, in southeast Vienna.

Today, the Dar al-Islam begins in Wellington Street, in southeast London. That’s a “betrayal” all right, but not of Islam.

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/349308...

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#913497 May 28, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>didnt you know? the only War on Women is being fought in NYS with Democrat politicans harrassing women and breaking laws, but don't worry they'll make sure you can get a free abortion.
Spitzer, Weiner, Monserate, Smith...
Romneycare in Massachusetts already guaranteed women could get a free abortion and women loved the idea.

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Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#913498 May 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Any rapid rise in the price of homes will encourage people to once again use their home as a piggy bank, repeating the cycle when home values fall.
Buy a home if that's what you want as a place to live, but not as an investment.
I agree, I prefer a slow and steady growth, we do not need to repeat of the Bush years. My comment about buying now was more towards renters and people looking to buy as you suggest and people renting condos such as Carol.

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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#913499 May 28, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Because you buttholes voted against Obama's preemptive efforts to make it harder to obtain illegal firearms &, you buttholes would only be in favor of law enforcement that would further target the ghetto even more than you buttholes ignore them financially! It's the case of the haves & the have nots. The haves don't understand a thing because they don't have a worry in the world &, the have nots have very little & are crammed in a small circumference where they have to fight to keep the little they do have. Kinda like the definition of hell!
Answer this question. Why are guns so easily accessible & even cheaper in the ghettos of America, where the majority of felons are from? Nobody in the ghettos own cargo ships to import them, yet they somehow find themselves in the hands of gang bangers & children 12yrs old in the ghettos! Meanwhile, you butt holes buy your children guns like toys & they eventually blow their own brains out. The balance of karma at it's finest!
It is 'have' a brain, and the 'have nots a brain'(democrats)...with the open border of Mexico-drugs and guns come in. No one wants Mexicans running drugs and weapons except O'bama and Holder. I am waiting for one of those guns that O'bama released into Mexico to be found on a city street in the United States-don't doubt me-it will happen.

P.S. I find using the word 'butt holes' to be very uncouth--do you know what they means 'have not'(a brain)?

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Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#913500 May 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Any rapid rise in the price of homes will encourage people to once again use their home as a piggy bank, repeating the cycle when home values fall.
Buy a home if that's what you want as a place to live, but not as an investment.
At least you, unlike your rightwing brethren agree that housing prices are going up which is the bellweather of a growing, strengthening economy. Kudos to you.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913501 May 28, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>WRONG--Saddam Hussein was a Sunni. Where do you pull this stuff out of? your ass?
PBS would be a trusted site for idiot liberals right?
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2011/10/m...
IRAQ
"If you don't interfere with politics, then you are provided with a good life."
Muslim: 97 percent (60-65 percent Shiite, 32-37 percent Sunni)
Christian or other: 3 percent Total Population: 30.4 million (CIA World Factbook, July 2011 est.)
The Christian community in Iraq is one of the oldest in the region, dating back about 2,000 years, well before the introduction of Islam.
Since the start of the Iraq war in 2003, however, much the community has fled the country, diminishing its population within Iraq's borders by about half.
Under Saddam Hussein, Iraq was ruled by the Baath party, a secular government. Hussein himself was a Sunni Muslim; Sunni Muslims comprise about 35 percent of Iraqis.
Since Hussein's government was a minority government. Other minorities, including Christians, "felt much more protected under the Hussein regime than they do currently," says Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress.
Now be a good Chap, Chump.... and tell the board you made up a whole post.
Take it easy on Jean from Queens. She is lucky to be breathing at her age.

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NJ raider 1

Washington, DC

#913502 May 28, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>the white kids are doing heroin brought in by the moslems. Didn't you know? I290 in O'bama's Chicago is now called the Heroin Highway. Another great moslem story of how they damaged the fabric of America.
Well you've just proved my point. The alternative name for heroin is "dope" &, you've just admitted that the white kids are doing dope. A product that has to go through a process to be made. Meanwhile, the black kids smoke weed. A natural plant grown from the earth. Even your forefathers smoked bud. That's not a good example, they did coc too!

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“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#913503 May 28, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Built in Kentucky and Ohio...what's your point?
That we're good subordinates?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913504 May 28, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Especially low inventories...they are bull-dozing liberal utopias. What a shame. I own a house, but not in the United States. Who knows the way O'bama is going, it is a safe bet to be in a third world country that is up and coming, instead of an Exceptional country that once was.
The local housing market here is almost completely driven by low inventories.

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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#913505 May 28, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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And the billionaires at Perdu Pharma are getting richer everyday hooking more people on oxycodone; legally.
and Pharma funded O'bama more than any other candidate in history. Where do opiods come from? Afghanistan-some from India. When did the policy to secure the poppy fields change? under the O'bama administration. O'bamacare will get more people addicted-why? because American people are stupid. Women are the most medicated--there is the real war on women=O'bamacare.

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SNOTsurpriZed

Lakewood, NJ

#913506 May 28, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
I will forever reign as "THE REJECTED QUEEN OF THE NOT SURPRIZED TROLLING SOCKPUPPET SHITSHOW"
Therefore, I will continue to be rejected by all of the following superior intellectuals:
Nostrilis Waxman/Floriduh/No Surprise,
Masama Muhfugger, Joey Bidewide, "Buroc Millhouse Obama",Fenris the Big Bad Wolf, LiberalsAreHypocrites, SHADOW,Borat Hussein Ovomit, Bonnie, OBAMANATION, Diane Sawyer, opo, lily uses US IP, NuculurNutsurpriZed, moshx, shinningelectr0n, Forum, Takeisha, moshx, Nat Turner,TheIndependentMajority, fake nucular option, lily waxman raton, Natty Bumppo, nobamaredux, NeverNOTsurpriZed, Jimmy, St Black Pope, leosanusbama, Demidiots, 0h-Rea11y, Big Bubba BLackCock, TSM, Forum, Old Crazy Goober, Proud2bewhite, No Surprise, Jimma Carter, Impeach Obama, Anyone from Temacula, Arguingwithidiots, loulee rat mouth fl, Barney Frank , fake Dem, Lt Dan, LOL, lily's children, LOL, Floriduh, fukutu, Ignoramus, Liberals Eat Feces, DEM idiots, Billy Carter,, Warturds, CAE, Fetch N Stepinit, Rectal Liberal, Commie DemocRATs, Wartime, Billy C, Subversive Barry, Groucho, FUBO, King George, Patrick, Democrats are Fascists, Gay Ghost, VAGITARIAN, Jimmy, Bronach, Pete, King George, PTBW Forever, The Real Truth, WorthlessWhore, Louise, Cheryl
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#913507 May 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>You hate California, besides California is not indicative of the rest of the country(29% domestic, rest of US 44%, a simple web search will find this)
California was the very first test case on whether Obamacare was going to be a success and with the preliminary results in it looks like it was a very big SUCCESS!:-D "No doubt there will be problems, as there are with any large new government initiative, and in this case, we have the added complication that many Republican governors and legislators are doing all they can to sabotage reform. Yet important new evidence — especially from California, the law’s most important test case — suggests that the real Obamacare shock will be one of unexpected success." ... "Obamacare is a deeply conservative reform, not in a political sense (although it was originally a Republican proposal) but in terms of leaving most people’s health care unaffected. Americans who receive health insurance from their employers, Medicare or Medicaid — which is to say, the vast majority of those who have any kind of health insurance at all — will see almost no changes when the law goes into effect.

There are, however, millions of Americans who don’t receive insurance either from their employers or from government programs. They can get insurance only by buying it on their own, and many of them are effectively shut out of that market. In some states, like California, insurers reject applicants with past medical problems. In others, like New York, insurers can’t reject applicants, and must offer similar coverage regardless of personal medical history (“community rating”); unfortunately, this leads to a situation in which premiums are very high because only those with current health problems sign up, while healthy people take the risk of going uninsured.

Obamacare closes this gap with a three-part approach. First, community rating everywhere — no more exclusion based on pre-existing conditions. Second, the “mandate”— you must buy insurance even if you’re currently healthy. Third, subsidies to make insurance affordable for those with lower incomes. " Check this out: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/opinion/kru...

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Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#913508 May 28, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Built in Kentucky and Ohio...what's your point?
His point is that the economy under the stewardship of President Obama is starting to seriously heat up. Every one of his stocks is up from record lows under Bush to record highs under Obama. Galt finds himself in a bit of a conundrum, how to bash Obama but keep his stocks from going down.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913509 May 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Where have you been in a coma since March 23,2010? Check this out: http://www.whitehouse.gov/healthreform/health...
Nobody has been taxed yet and nobody has been forced to buy insurance against their will.

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Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#913510 May 28, 2013
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>You are talking in lockstep with the Obama care facists and their death panels.
Anyone who believes in "death panels" is beyond comprehending even basic facts. You are the type of person Voltaire was referring to when he said "Common sense is not so common.”

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913511 May 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>You hate California, besides California is not indicative of the rest of the country(29% domestic, rest of US 44%, a simple web search will find this)
Californians are just smarter consumers than the rest of the US, but a majority everywhere reject the crap from Detroit.

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#913513 May 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The medical loss ratio is a trivial issue, a little red meat for fools like you.
And it hurts insurance company shareholders.
You are not an Insurance company. The medical loss ratio WAS a big thing to them and they drove a hard bargain on Obama to accept the individual mandate before they'd agree to the ACA.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913514 May 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>You hate California, besides California is not indicative of the rest of the country(29% domestic, rest of US 44%, a simple web search will find this)
http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1084425_...

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