Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1262743 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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Since: Sep 10

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#913976 May 29, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
“the politics of ease.” It’s the liberal tendency to blame every hitch in society’s collective gallop on someone or something other than the actual offender.
Guns cause crime.
Freedom causes terrorism.
Wealthy people cause poverty.
Your SUV causes bad weather.
Junk food causes Michael Moore’s waistline.
And criticizing those who hold the aforementioned nonsense to be true is racist.
With the accumulated wisdom of the human tribe available to anyone with even a spark of curiosity, it’s hard to imagine that anyone beyond the creepiest of the tinfoil-behatted basement dwellers actually still believes the above nonsense.
Yet such addled creatures walk among us in numbers large enough to populate an entire “Occupy” riot with enough left over to fill to the local sex offender registries with the sort of people you wouldn’t allow within miles of your children.
Aren't there some homeless men you could be offering your oral services to, Jane?/

The foam from your mouth does you no good here. Only proves your insanity.

Go give the homeless guys a good lickin'!!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#913977 May 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Dr. Michael Ciampi took a step this spring that many of his fellow physicians would describe as radical.
The family physician stopped accepting all forms of health insurance. In early 2013, Ciampi sent a letter to his patients informing them that he would no longer accept any kind of health coverage, both private and government-sponsored. Given that he was now asking patients to pay for his services out of pocket, he posted his prices on the practice’s website.
The change took effect April 1.
“It’s been almost unanimous that patients have expressed understanding at why I’m doing what I’m doing, although I’ve had many people leave the practice because they want to be covered by insurance, which is understandable,” Ciampi said.
Before the switch, Ciampi had about 2,000 patients. He lost several hundred, he said. Some patients with health coverage, faced with having to seek reimbursement themselves rather than through his office, bristled at the paperwork burden.
But the decision to do away with insurance allows Ciampi to practice medicine the way he sees fit, he said. Insurance companies no longer dictate how much he charges. He can offer discounts to patients struggling with their medical bills. He can make house calls.
“I’m freed up to do what I think is right for the patients,” Ciampi said.“If I’m providing them a service that they value, they can pay me, and we cut the insurance out as the middleman and cut out a lot of the expense.”
Ciampi expects more doctors will follow suit. Some may choose to run “concierge practices” in which patients pay to keep a doctor on retainer, he said.
Gordon Smith, a spokesman for the Maine Medical Association, wasn’t so sure, saying most patients either want to use the insurance they pay for or need to rely on Medicare and Medicaid.
Even with the loss of some patients, Ciampi expects his practice to perform just as well financially, if not better, than before he ditched insurance. The new approach will likely attract new patients who are self-employed, lack insurance or have high-deductible plans, he said, because Ciampi has slashed his prices.
“I’ve been able to cut my prices in half because my overhead will be so much less,” he said.
Before, Ciampi charged $160 for an office visit with an existing patient facing one or more complicated health problems. Now, he charges $75.
Patients with an earache or strep throat can spend $300 at their local hospital emergency room, or promptly get an appointment at his office and pay $50, he said.
Ciampi collects payment at the end of the visit, freeing him of the time and costs associated with sending bills, he said.
That time is crucial to Ciampi. When his patients come to his office, they see him, not a physician’s assistant or a nurse practitioner, he said.
“If more doctors were able to do this, that would be real health care reform,” he said.“That’s when we’d see the cost of medicine truly go down.”
We need about a million more just like him. I'm afraid however you have raised the ire of the big government loons on here by posting this!!!

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#913978 May 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>???? Really? How so?
I'll repeat it again. Picking your nose is obviously too tempting.

The Democrats, led by President Clinton, loosened requirements for bank mortgage loans and threatened to prosecute banks who didn't comply with the regulators demands.

They continued to resist every effort to rein it in to avoid the impending crisis of which they were repeatedly warned about all the way up until 2007.

Now let me hear you say "DOH!"
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#913979 May 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Your precious democrats screwed the pooch beginning in the Clinton era loosening requirements for bank mortgage loans and continuing to resist every effort to rein it in to avoid the impending crisis of which they were repeatedly warned about all the way up until 2007.
The Democratic Party, led by President Bill Clinton, threatened to prosecute banks who didn't comply with the regulators demands.
Now go get a tissue. You're not paying attention.
lol! The administration can't loosen requirements. The banks did that to themselves in order to make money.

It's a capitalistic thing.

I thought you people understood that?

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#913980 May 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Congress authorized Clinton to send troops to Bosnia.
Congress authorized Clinton, under the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998, to drop bombs on Iraq for four days.
Congress authorized Johnson to use military force in Vietnam under the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
So if the Iraq War was unconstitutional, so were all conflicts and wars since WWII - all of them authorized by Congress.
Liberals just like to play the "double standard card" when it suits their bias.
All one has to do is read the Iraqi War Resolution to see that it was based on lies. Any document based on lies is invalid. There is no "Double Standard". It's just a matter of recognizing that Bush lowered our standards to further his own personal agenda. Bush's "standard" was far below any set by his predecessors.

Resolution:

"Whereas the efforts of international weapons inspectors, United States intelligence agencies, and Iraqi defectors led to the discovery that Iraq had large stockpiles of chemical weapons and a large scale biological weapons program, and that Iraq had an advanced nuclear weapons development program that was much closer to producing a nuclear weapon than intelligence reporting had previously indicated....." Lies!!!

Section 2 of the Resolution specifically stated:

"The Congress of the United States supports the efforts by the President to--

strictly enforce through the United Nations Security Council all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq and encourages him in those efforts; and

obtain prompt and decisive action by the Security Council to ensure that Iraq abandons its strategy of delay, evasion and noncompliance and promptly and strictly complies with all relevant Security Council resolutions regarding Iraq."

Instead, Bush opted to unilaterally attack Iraq. It's the very reason so many in Congress were upset with his decision. They justifiably felt betrayed.

As an aside, the Resolution did touch lightly on the real reason for Bushy Boy's obsession:

"Whereas the current Iraqi regime has demonstrated its continuing hostility toward, and willingness to attack, the United States, including by attempting in 1993 to assassinate former President Bush...."

http://uspolitics.about.com/od/wariniraq/a/jt...
Florida

Seminole, FL

#913981 May 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Try speaking english.
The Obama folks won the election.
Florida was a Rmoney supporter and got left iin Waxturd's closet for seven months for making such a fool of himself prior to the election.
It's the culture..........
Obama continues to further eroded public trust in government and his administration. Deep shit is on the horizon for obama you moron
The economy still sucks, unemployment is still high, terrorists are becoming bolder, the government is scandal-ridden, and Obama is responsible.

Obama bin Lying doesn't know what the hell is going on anyway. Or so he claims. The Obama bin Lying administration knowing nothing is more terrible than watching the IRS and your ignorance in action you idiot...

It's the culture...
Jane Says

New York, NY

#913982 May 29, 2013
I recently ran across an ABC News report about a 9-year-old girl named Hannah Robertson. Hannah interrupted the annual McDonald’s shareholders’ meeting to “confront” CEO Don Thompson and accuse him of everything except driving past playgrounds and offering Happy Meals to little kids. The story did everything but favorably compare little Hannah to Joan of Arc.

Yet the report omits a central fact:
McDonald’s didn’t invade Hannah’s home; Hannah invaded McDonald’s.
Moreover, McDonald’s doesn’t force-feed anyone.

There’s no doubt that obesity is a health issue in today’s America. Our diets are, to put a fine point on it, as crappy as our fitness regimes.

But we’re the couch potatoes who eat Big Macs while watching the Oprah Winfrey Network. Blaming our flabby midsections on the Chicken McNuggets and large fries we ate for lunch misses the fact that we ate the McNuggets; the McNuggets didn’t eat us. That’s denial, and denial is easy.

When an oversized semi hit a bridge in Washington, the bridge didn’t collapse because the GOP hates infrastructure spending.

When Congressman Darrell Issa interrogated Attorney General Eric Holder, he wasn’t acting out of bigotry; he was expressing outrage over Holder’s arrogant mendacity.

When the Internal Revenue Service deliberately targeted citizens over politics, the victims didn’t bring the harassment on themselves.

Those may be easier explanations for the low-information set to swallow, but they’re not true.

It’s human nature to seek the simplest answers.

Indeed, Occam’s razor, a scientifically fundamental axiom, holds that the simplest explanations are likely the correct ones.

So perhaps we should forgive our liberal friends for their folly.

But the explanations that they consider simple are nothing of the sort. In order to keep their herds in check, the left has conducted logical contortions worthy of Cirque Du Soleil.

The idea that the guns in my gun safe are secretly biding their time for the right moment to shoot up a liquor store is sillier than blaming bad weather on a theory that has required multiple name changes in fewer than 40 years; yet both those inanities are taken as gospel by liberals from Haight-Ashbury to the Hamptons.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#913983 May 29, 2013
The solutions to most of the problems we face as a Nation are, in fact, quite simple:

Blame criminals for crime.

Blame terrorists for terrorism.

Blame the culture of envy for the rise of poverty.

Blame the responsible parties for the problems they create.

That might not be easy, but it is simple.

–Ben Crystal

and in the case of the collapse of the housing bubble, blame government meddling...like what is happening right now with the Obama administration in the name of "racial justice."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913984 May 29, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> The irony is if republicans had accepted even some of Obama's recommendations to streamline and make more efficient the government bureaucracy, namely the Veterans Affairs Department , veterans would be happier in receiving their benefits more promptly without the mess of red tape.
Disability claims are out of control, with 45% of recent veterans claiming disability.

The VA should act quickly on the obviously valid claims and dismiss those that are bogus.
Florida

Seminole, FL

#913985 May 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
You've been on an anti-Obamamission since the day he was elected.
And you're stupid enough to accuse others of your behavior??
Pot.....Kettel......black..... .....stupid??
Nuculur using his "I am an idiot" defense...

It's the culture...
OBAMA the GENIUS

Pittsboro, NC

#913986 May 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Your precious democrats screwed the pooch beginning in the Clinton era loosening requirements for bank mortgage loans and continuing to resist every effort to rein it in to avoid the impending crisis of which they were repeatedly warned about all the way up until 2007.
The Democratic Party, led by President Bill Clinton, threatened to prosecute banks who didn't comply with the regulators demands.
Now go get a tissue. You're not paying attention.
Hey byytch, wrong again!

Bush stood up and took credit for the highest home ownership % in American history well into his 2nd term!

Lie much? Byytch!

Well well: we opened up the China beast: all Americans should eat shiiiiit!

TODAY: China Corp drops $5 billion for USA ham pig producer.

5 billion Chinese eat a lot of ham!

These pigs have to shiiiiit somewhere!

We send China all our factory jobs: they buy millions of pigs to shiiiiit all over our lands!

REPUBLICAN CEO IDIOTS!

SOLD OUT AMERICA!

Enjoy that pig shiiiit in your mouth, byytches!

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#913987 May 29, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
The Politics of Ease
As the civilized world reeled in horror at the savage brutality of the islamofascist murder of British soldier Lee Rigby, our leftward-leaning friends raced out to reassure us that Muslims present no danger.
Even as the Woolwich murder shook our collective sense of security, the blessed socialist paradise of Sweden was rocked by anti-integration riots perpetrated not by xenophobic red-State types (they don’t have those in Sweden) nor even racist Republicans, but Muslim immigrants.
President Barack Obama, who bizarrely declared to the United Nations in the wake of the Benghazi, Libya, massacre that “the future does not belong to those who insult the prophet of Islam,” delivered a speech late last week that condemned terror without acknowledging the religious identity proudly crowed by both the Woolwich butchers and the Stockholm savages.
Not only did Obama take pains to avoid insulting “the prophet of Islam”(presuming the prophet of Islam gives a whit about Obama’s mewling), but he went in the opposite direction:
“But this war, like all wars, must end… the core of al-Qaida… is on a path to defeat.”
I’m guessing the war to which he referred is the war on global terrorism, which will end only after the last terrorist’s passage is booked to the afterlife.
And if al-Qaida’s core is on the path to defeat, that path must be as long as the Quran, and it must detour from Benghazi to Boston and all points in between.
Following the Boston Marathon attacks, the Democratic Party’s hate machine offered naked wishes that the perpetrators would be “white Americans.”
DUH, one of them was a white American, you nitwit.

He recieved his citizenship last year.

Making him as American as you.

Stay stupid, Jane. You been swallowing the offerings from them homeless guys again, I see.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#913988 May 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
If true, Holder is certainly finished. Goldman Sachs will order Obama to fire Holder.
Only if you accept your own erroneous assumptions about Obama Administration and Goldman Sachs. The ties that bind were more closely entangled in the Bush43--Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson was his Treasury Secretary! LOL
Florida

Seminole, FL

#913989 May 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Aren't there some homeless men you could be offering your oral services to, Jane?/
The foam from your mouth does you no good here. Only proves your insanity.
Go give the homeless guys a good lickin'!!
Small is Nuculur who can see with his eyes, but can't think with his brain. His addiction and obsession for idiot is an ardent interest of pursuit you moron

It's the culture...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#913990 May 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
You've done nothing since being on here BUT make everything political.
And still doing it.
lol! As long as you maintain that position son, it would appear that way to you!
SNOTsurpriZed

Lakewood, NJ

#913991 May 29, 2013
waxywaxturd wrote:
Hoping that all my topix "opponents" today are enjoying all the deranged comments and senseless, useless, mindless attacks against them "Homer" and I are creating today!!!!!!!!!! We are also outdoing ourselves in the judgit tournament so far!!! Off to a very good start!!!!!!!!!!
You must admit my newest sockpuppet "Yeah" excels when it comes to that. Show him some TOPIX love!!! He is another of my favorites and by far one of the most demented of all my sockpuppets so far. I am hoping "Nuculur option" or "sonicfilter" will come forth soon. I am channeling him from our wheelchair as I sit in front of our computer today in a fresh pair of industrial strength depends repeating over and over:
"I'M GOOD ENOUGH. I'M SMART ENOUGH. AND DOGGONE IT, PEOPLE LIKE ME.!!!!!!!!!
Please my friends, if "Realtime" or "lily boca raton fl" makes an appearance show them some LOVE!!!!!!
If anyone wants to hook up with me please leave your number in my personal topix mailbox!! The days are long and lonely on the psych ward where I have been condemned to live out the rest of my useless and delusional life.
Call me, please!!!!
Warmest and desperate regards: Not Surprized
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#913992 May 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! As opposed to a president like bushie boy who claims to be in the Bible?
wow.
Ghost drooling again. The cancer isn't growing fast enough.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#913993 May 29, 2013
Florida wrote:
<quoted text>"If you cannot answer a man's argument, do not panic. You can always call him names" - Oscar Wilde
It's the culture...
So... you're following that quote son? Not surprising.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#913994 May 29, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Yes! Now you're talking! But it wasn't a resolution for war. It was an authorization for the use of force as bushie boy saw fit to defend America.
So clearly, bushie had NO Constitutional powers to engage in a conflict!
As for the Bosnian resolution, you'll need to show me that one.
I realize you are a libtard but good grief you can't even understand what you yourself wrote!!!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#913995 May 29, 2013
Florida wrote:
<quoted text>Have you checked the classified ads for "Moron Wanted" you idiot??
It's the culture...
I understand you applied for all the positions and were turned down? Something about it was 'too advanced' for your intellect!

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