Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1252390 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: Dec 12

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#925661 Jun 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The IG report did not call any targeting illegal.
Whatever's just makin' it up as he goes along, typical right-wing hack.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#925662 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A perfect description of the Obamabot Party.
And yet, cons in Congress prove how hard headed they are.

Since: Dec 12

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#925663 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Difficult to answer, because the Constitution does not specify a format for declaring war. What is clear is that only Congress has that authority.
Right, so which was the last country[ies] the US Congress issued a declaration of war against? Not passed funding legislation cooked up by the Executive.

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#925664 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Great, but how about someone with national stature who would have a chance.
Mackey does deserve a look He does not identify as a skeptic of scientific opinion on climate change; rather, he believes that "climate change is perfectly natural and not necessarily bad."
Mackey is also anti-union and anti-Obamacare.
The Demopublican machine stacks the rules in their favor. It will take a conscious electorate to affect change. Most people never heard of Barrack Obama or Mitt Romney 'til their parties chose them to run for King.

Since: Dec 12

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#925666 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Highly publicized, many years after the fact, but not necessarily widespread.
???

You Catholic?

I mean, you're taking it kinda personal. Seems like only a Catholic would defend such horrific behavior, especially the institutionalization of it. What about your whole "law and order" stance? Church authorities aiding and abetting felons?

So unlike you.

Since: Dec 12

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#925667 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The Constitution does not specify a format for a declaring war, and in fact does not include the phrase "declaration of war."
Article I, section 8 states (among the enumerated powers of Congress):

"To declare War"

Your equivocation is decidedly weak.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#925669 Jun 16, 2013
Document: Major resources needed for Obama Africa trip

The first family is making back-to-back stops from June 26 to July 3 in three countries where U.S. officials are providing nearly all the resources,

rather than

depending heavily on local police forces, military authorities or hospitals for assistance.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obamas...

10600
4:59 PM EDT
Africa. Hope they all get stranded there. That's where they need to go anyway and stay. America is tired of these cockroaches.

VirginianforFreedom
6/13/2013 4:44 PM EDT
Now we know why Obama closed down the White House tours. He was saving the money for this $100,000,000 boondoggle to Africa.

worriedmom1
3:58 PM EDT
He will wave at us with his middle finger as he boards Airforce One. Just as he did during the election season of 08..it's on you tube.

Mike ...
3:57 PM EDT
I love this trip, it sends the right message. You see WP, Bush didn't go to Africa after totaling up 7 trillion in new debt, with 49 million on food stamps with 12 million on disability, with workforce participation rates at 33 year lows, under the worse post recession recovery in history while claiming sequester was going to kill old people.. Joke is you koolaid drinking fools, 2014 is just around the corner..

worriedmom1
3:56 PM EDT
I've given up my whole life, lifestyle, livelihood, vacations for the Obama's! All of us should... for he is the King!!!
We must give our lives and fortune for him!!!

twoiron1
3:21 PM EDT
Meanwhile, do you suppose Obongo is giving even $20 a month to support his brother who lives in a one-room hut in Kenya on income of $240 per year? Don't bet on it.

Observer001
3:59 PM EDT
mom, you're delusional. Seriously.[don't think so]

Observer001
3:59 PM EDT
mom, you're delusional. Seriously.[you're the delusional one]
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925670 Jun 16, 2013
Birthers -
another reason for the 47%
LOL
American Lady wrote:
WHY was THIS deleted?
AFRAID of the TRUTH, I presume.
Because it makes TOO much sense!
American Lady
Danville, KY
Reply »|Report Abuse|Judge it!|#Reply »|Report Abuse|Judge it!|#925640 - minutes ago
THIS CRAP is JUST WRONG!
No REASONing to it!
EDUCATION IS BADLY NEEDED ...
along with some "soul searching" ...
Postings from Sanford: The Trial of Trayvon's Killer, The People's Demand for Justice
Storm Brewing in Sanford
On the day that we arrived, we talked with two men outside a barbershop here in Sanford. One of the men described the situation here—the police harassment and the years of dehumanization faced by Black people.
He talked about the police stopping and
---harassing his white boss for driving him home from work.---
"I'm Black and he's white. <<--<<<
He's in a Black neighborhood, so they assume he's buying drugs, but even when they know he's not, they f***ed with him."
These are the types of stories you hear around here. There is so much still simmering under the surface.
http://www.revcom.us/a/307/storm-brewing-in-s...
George Zimmerman trial wrap-up, Day 1
Seminole County is a suburb of the Orlando metropolitan area and many in the community are very disturbed by the previous presence of protesters ranging from Black Panthers to White Supremacy groups. Different groups from all forms of agendas have flooded Sanford, Florida (where the shooting happened) and areas all over central Florida.
Famous figures such as Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are a few celebrities among many who have traveled to this area to voice their opinion. The media circus has caused just about everyone in the area to worry about what is going on and begs the question, "Can George Zimmerman get a fair trial from an impartial jury in Seminole County?" If the defense feels that they cannot find an impartial jury in this area, they may ask the judge for a change of venue to somewhere they can.
http://www.firstcoastnews.com/georgezimmerman...
Don't they REALIZE ...
THIS IS a "tragedy"
waiting to happen???????
where is 'their dear leader' in ALL this ...
TRYING to "soothe" the nation?
Hiding and/OR on vacation!
HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925671 Jun 16, 2013
OBAMA is a more POPULAR BUSH
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925672 Jun 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So, when the CIA went to Congress & said that the Benghazi statements made directly following the attacks were accurate based on CIA information at that time, you f*cking right whiners STFU about it?.
"Then-CIA Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points the Obama administration used after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more details revealed to the public, according to emails released Wednesday by the White House.

Under pressure in the investigation that continues eight months after the attacks, the White House Wednesday released 99 pages of emails and a single page of handwritten notes made by Petraeus' deputy, Mike Morell, after a meeting at the White House on Saturday, Sept. 15. On that page, Morell scratched out from the CIA's early drafts of talking points mentions of al-Qaida, the experience of fighters in Libya, Islamic extremists and a warning to the Cairo embassy on the eve of the attacks of calls for a demonstration and break-in by jihadists.

Petraeus apparently was displeased by the removal of so much of the material his analysts had proposed for release. The talking points were sent to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to prepare her for an appearance on news shows on Sunday, Sept. 16, and also to members of the House Intelligence Committee.

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130516/N...

Enough with your Think Progress Talking points
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925673 Jun 16, 2013
HAHA OBAMA LOL wrote:
OBAMA is a more POPULAR BUSH
Actually, in latest polls he isn't.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925674 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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???
You Catholic?
I mean, you're taking it kinda personal. Seems like only a Catholic would defend such horrific behavior, especially the institutionalization of it. What about your whole "law and order" stance? Church authorities aiding and abetting felons?
So unlike you.
I find it strange that equal disdain is not payed to teachers molesting students by the Left.

Why is that?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925675 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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The Demopublican machine stacks the rules in their favor. It will take a conscious electorate to affect change. Most people never heard of Barrack Obama or Mitt Romney 'til their parties chose them to run for King.
Not true
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925676 Jun 16, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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what treaty allowed the U.S. to provide arms to the French for their involvement in a war with one of their colonies??
what treaty allowed the U.S. to provide aid to England for the Falklands war?
what treaty allowed the U.S. to provide aid to Saddam in his war with Iran?
what treaty allowed the U.S. to provide aid to the Muhajjdeen Afghanistan?
what treaty allowed the U.S. to provide aid to the Contras?? Oh wait a minute, Congress actually enacted legislation to prevent the U.S. from providing aid to those terrorists known as the Contras. That's why the Reagan administration sold weapons and munitions to the terrorist state of Iran and the Revolutionary Guard.
I don't know where you are getting your talking points from but they are not factually correct. Cite a link

Was Iran/Contra legal? The fact that you do not even know the history of this event leaves all your other claims highly questionable.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925677 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Gary Johnson was/is a good candidate. John Mackey, CEO of Wholefoods is worth a look.
Wasn't the Left mad at Whole Foods
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925678 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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What does that have to do with the IG IRS report?
I responded to a post about the Libyan war.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925679 Jun 16, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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"Then-CIA Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points the Obama administration used after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more details revealed to the public, according to emails released Wednesday by the White House.
Under pressure in the investigation that continues eight months after the attacks, the White House Wednesday released 99 pages of emails and a single page of handwritten notes made by Petraeus' deputy, Mike Morell, after a meeting at the White House on Saturday, Sept. 15. On that page, Morell scratched out from the CIA's early drafts of talking points mentions of al-Qaida, the experience of fighters in Libya, Islamic extremists and a warning to the Cairo embassy on the eve of the attacks of calls for a demonstration and break-in by jihadists.
Petraeus apparently was displeased by the removal of so much of the material his analysts had proposed for release. The talking points were sent to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to prepare her for an appearance on news shows on Sunday, Sept. 16, and also to members of the House Intelligence Committee.
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130516/N...
Enough with your Think Progress Talking points
Benghazi the republican last hope while the country has moved on
HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925680 Jun 16, 2013
Obamas last Hurrah no change n
just like two chains no chains obama lol
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#925681 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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As long as you give them permission to spy on you to "find the bad guys" its ok 'cause you can trust them, they're from the government.
That's the problem. This administration can't be trusted. We'd like to think these agencies are autonomous from political influences and the "political climate", but I'm more concerned about PRISM than NSA.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925682 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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That's not what the Constitution says.
Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002

No matter how you attempt to spin it, the Congress authorized military force (war).

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hjr...

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