Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1315910 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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Honolulu, HI

#926063 Jun 17, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Care to explain why it is necessary to post an obviously fraudulent birth certificate on the White House web site?
Care to explain why the White House lawyers reach into the Stratosphere to come up with reasons why that obviously fraudulent birth certificate can't be submitted as evidence in any case?
Do you think it might be because even they know it's fraudulent?
Because it's not?

You know, you're free to sue them.

Why don't you exercise your rights for a change instead of waiting for someone else to do it for you, son?
LCN Lincoln

United States

#926064 Jun 17, 2013
In honor of of Medicare recipient Ann Rand
and Galt, why don't we all post in the third person on Tuesday?

Honolulu, HI

#926065 Jun 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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There you go again. Why are you claiming it has nothing to do with Iraq when a resolution was passed based on that bill?
And it's still not a declaration of war, son.

Honolulu, HI

#926066 Jun 17, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
Americans think Bush was a president than Obama.
Did you ask dead Americans son?


Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#926067 Jun 17, 2013
Homer wrote:
A gallon-sized jar of whole pickles is something to behold. The jar is the size of a small aquarium. The fat green pickles, floating in swampy juice, look reptilian, their shapes exaggerated by the glass. It weighs 12 pounds, too big to carry with one hand. The gallon jar of pickles is a display of abundance and excess; it is entrancing, and also vaguely unsettling. This is the product that Wal-Mart fell in love with: Vlasic's gallon jar of pickles.
Wal-Mart priced it at $2.97--a year's supply of pickles for less than $3! "They were using it as a 'statement' item," says Pat Hunn, who calls himself the "mad scientist" of Vlasic's gallon jar. "Wal-Mart was putting it before consumers, saying, This represents what Wal-Mart's about. You can buy a stinkin' gallon of pickles for $2.97. And it's the nation's number-one brand."
Therein lies the basic conundrum of doing business with the world's largest retailer. By selling a gallon of kosher dills for less than most grocers sell a quart, Wal-Mart may have provided a ser-vice for its customers. But what did it do for Vlasic? The pickle maker had spent decades convincing customers that they should pay a premium for its brand. Now Wal-Mart was practically giving them away. And the fevered buying spree that resulted distorted every aspect of Vlasic's operations, from farm field to factory to financial statement.
Indeed, as Vlasic discovered, the real story of Wal-Mart, the story that never gets told, is the story of the pressure the biggest retailer relentlessly applies to its suppliers in the name of bringing us "every day low prices." It's the story of what that pressure does to the companies Wal-Mart does business with, to U.S. manufacturing, and to the economy as a whole. That story can be found floating in a gallon jar of pickles at Wal-Mart.
I wonder how many gallons Flack has at his house?
I'm begging you all please stop shopping at Wal-Mart and slowly killing the U.S.A.
Two. One sliced and one whole. They make great snacks. The sliced ones are good not only on burgers nut roast beef and pepper jack sandwiches with a good spicy mustard. By the way Homer Vlasic Doesn't have to sell their pickles to WalMart.

Honolulu, HI

#926068 Jun 17, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Because Congress authorized the war in Iraq.
Next question?
No they didn't son.

You're just not smart enough to know that.

Honolulu, HI

#926069 Jun 17, 2013
Red State Sucker wrote:
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Your kind are a gift to the Democratic party. Calling Republican moderates RINOs and spouting fanatic psychobabble will drive rational thinking people into the arms of the Democratic party. Spout on crazy person!
Shhhhh! I love his stupidity!

Honolulu, HI

#926070 Jun 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Dems have their own problems with Progressives and other far left individuals. Americans are getting fed up with the looney squirrel chasing and the LIES.
Not as tired as they are of the ludicrous right wingers, son.

They're the real threat to America.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#926071 Jun 17, 2013
LCN Lincoln wrote:
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Well, actually his father was Kenyan. But Obama spent his young life growing up in Indonesia from 1967 to 1971...his "impressionabe" years.

His father was definitely Muslim. And didn't Obama write in his book that his Indonesian step-father followed "a brand of Islam"?

And isn't Islam the dominant religion in Indonesia which also has the largest Muslim population than any other country in the world?

I believe he did and, yes, it is.

But I'm sure Obama was not influenced by his father's or his step-father's or his Indonesian Muslim roots.

Bethlehem, PA

#926072 Jun 17, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Two. One sliced and one whole. They make great snacks. The sliced ones are good not only on burgers nut roast beef and pepper jack sandwiches with a good spicy mustard. By the way Homer Vlasic Doesn't have to sell their pickles to WalMart.
Thanks to people like me they don't. But eventually all the good people will die off and the only place left to shop will be Walmart.

Honolulu, HI

#926073 Jun 17, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Darrell Issa's IRS Investigation Is Falling Apart
When Republicans won control of the House of Representatives in 2010, Representative Darrell Issa of California was supposed to become a star. Issa, who made no secret of his ambition, took over the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, vowing to use the power of his chairmanship to stage hundreds of hearings and hold the Obama administration to account. Anticipating what he promised would be “constant battle,” the White House hired extra lawyers and braced for the onslaught.
But Issa wasn’t the force people expected him to be. His biggest investigation, into the botched anti-gun smuggling operation that left a Border Patrol agent dead, incited right-wing talk radio listeners. Beyond that, though, it barely registered. After two years in power, Issa seemed more bark than bite.
Then came last month’s revelation that IRS agents had singled out Tea Party groups for special scrutiny. Here was an issue that seized public attention and posed a legitimate threat to Obama. Since then, nobody in Congress has pushed harder than Issa to pin the scandal on the White House.
But after a burst of attention, Issa’s investigation appears to have stalled. Although he turned up embarrassing material—has any government official been humiliated quite like the IRS commissioner in the dorky video dressed up as Spock?—Issa hasn’t made the all-important connection to the White House. And he may not be able to. The news this week that he won’t release the full transcripts of his interviews with IRS officials—interviews he selectively quoted from to imply White House complicity—suggests that what they contain may in fact exonerate the administration of the very charge Issa is laboring so hard to prosecute.
He's looking more like an insignificant idiot wasting time and money on his politics.

Honolulu, HI

#926074 Jun 17, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Well, first of all, I was an elementary teacher who taught history as one part of the public school curriculum.
Second, every fact I post about history is backed up with a source, and I try to find the most credible source to satisfy most liberals. Not saying I always succeed.
And third, there's only one way to teach American History. I wasn't teaching political science to fifth graders.
However, it was the politics in the educational system combined with my desire to work from home in order to raise my child which led me to leave the teaching profession.
Every teacher I worked with - with few exceptions - wanted to get out too. I was just one of the lucky ones.
Even the most liberal teachers knew the public school system was a politcally correct nightmare. So you know it had to be pretty bad.
ROTFLMAO!!!!!! Son, you apparently also taught lying.

Bethlehem, PA

#926075 Jun 17, 2013
The Supreme Court announced Monday it has struck down an Arizona law that required voters to provide documentary proof of citizenship before registering to vote.

In Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council, seven justices agreed that the Arizona law oversteps the state's authority by essentially invalidating the federal voter registration form. The form, established by a 1993 law, lets people register to vote by sending in a uniform document accepted by all states. Voters must swear they are citizens on the form.

In a 2004 ballot initiative, Arizona voters decided they wanted to go beyond that federal requirement, by asking for proof of citizenship--such as a birth certificate, passport, or tribal ID card--at the point of voter registration.

U.S. Constitution/Freedom - 1
Arizona/Government Overreach/Voter suppression - 0
American Lady

Danville, KY

#926076 Jun 17, 2013
Eric Holder needs to GO
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#926077 Jun 17, 2013
LCN Lincoln wrote:
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Without the 47% video tape who knows ?
Biden walked all over the GOP VP in the debate
Like Obama didn't screw up or run a deplorable smear campaign.

Biden looked like an eccentric old fool during the VP debate. He couldn't stop himself from being obnoxiously condescending with a ridiculous smirk to save his life.

But I do like ole' Joe when he's not pretending to be something he's not - like a credible leader - like his boss.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#926078 Jun 17, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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guesses don't count unless you're a right wing guest on a FOX.
so as soon as FOX can get more than 3 million nutjobs to watch the nightly circus....
Yes. Obvious.
The IRS used its authority to obstruct certain political orientations (coincidentally opposed to the current administration) while passing those same application from another political orientation through.
That is a criminal offense.
That is a felony.

So, since the FBI says the IRS case is "solved", and it is obvious a felony was committed, tell us who went to prison.

Well? Who went to prison for the crimes the IRS committed?
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926079 Jun 17, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>You keep threatening to take your belt off son.
Just do it already.
You're talk is simply getting boring.
YOU ALREADY GOT SONNED SELL YOUR SOUL FOR TRICKS Many of the same social problems highlighted in a landmark 1965 study on black family structure have only worsened over the last 48 years and are now causing similar hardship for white and Hispanic families.
That’s a major finding of a new report by the Urban Institute, a liberal think tank, which re-examines the circumstances of black families nearly five decades after former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan authored the controversial report,“The Negro Family: The Case for National Action.”
Moynihan was an assistant secretary in the Department of Labor in the 1960s when his report cited the breakdown of the nuclear family as the main cause of problems in the black community.
The so-called Moynihan Report looked at societal disparities between white and black families and the need for government action to address them. It focused on high rates of unemployment, crime, poverty, unwed parenting and other social ills that formed a “tangle of pathologies” that steered many black families into a continuing cycle of poor education, limited job prospects and dysfunctional long-term poverty.
The report argued that the rise of female-headed black households diminished the authority of black men within their families, leaving them unable to serve as responsible fathers and providers, partly because of their limited job prospects.
Many African-American leaders criticized the report at the time, saying it was ripe with stereotypes and played down the effects of institutional discrimination and racism. Others said the report “blamed the victim” for the causes and consequences of poverty.
While African-Americans have made substantial progress in high school graduation rates, college enrollment, income and home ownership rates since the 1960s, vast disparities still remain in comparison to whites on a multitude of social measures, said Gregory Acs, director of the Urban Institute’s Income and Benefits Policy Center.
And while many social problems are still disproportionately centered in the African-American community, they have also increased in the larger non-black society.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#926080 Jun 17, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Maybe on the agendas of twisted and warped-but I don't think that'd work in the legal world.
No perversion is too extreme for some people.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#926081 Jun 17, 2013
proud2bwhite wrote:
6 dead /41wounded in chicago weekend shootings.Hmmm , how's them restrictive gun control laws working out for you chicago ? How longs it gonna take for the liberal mind to understand that criminals don't obey laws? Logical thought would make one think that thug control rather than gun control is needed,but then again liberals don't think logically .
Will we ever hear obama say that if he had sons they would look like the shooters?
That's usually the number for just Friday night before midnight in Chicago.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#926082 Jun 17, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Did you ask dead Americans son?
Good question, son. Do you mean we should ask:

- Brian Terry
- Ambassador Stevens
- Sean Smith
- Glen Doherty
- Tyrone S. Woods
- the 575 that died in Afghanistan during Bush's presidency
- the 925 that died in Afghanistan during Obama's presidency
- the thousands that died in the Iraq War Democrats voted for during Bush's presidency
- the hundreds that died in Afghanistan during Obama's presidency
- the 50,000+ that died in Vietnam during Johnson's (D) War

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