Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1432266 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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Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#927709 Jun 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Look, squirrel is an interesting term, do you know where it came from?
There's another poster that uses that term frequently, not to mention a few other terms that you use. Are you also a dog lover?
Think it started when liberals became so easily distracted.

I'm a lover of all animals. But I do love dogs.

Are we going to start being nice to each other now?
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#927710 Jun 19, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Fox is on cable/satellite. Most of the country doesn't receive either but is growing. Something the brain dead libtards fail to understand. A guess would be that a majority of the population knows nothing of the 24/7 news channels.
It's actually syndicated to many countries worldwide.

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#927711 Jun 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That's a fkn lie that didn't need to be told.
Looks like you wasted a nother lie John.
Yeah, Faux News almost monopolized a place on Basic Cable really early on. Of course, the average age of their viewer is 66, so I'm not sure if the "future" is looking all that bright for them.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927712 Jun 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Probably the Hoffa family, as well as lot of others are curious.
On a side note Fox News is just awful, this is one of top stories on their website - Columbia's Cons: Ivy League social work program run by team of former prisoners
Now I ask you have they paid their debt to society? What is the story here?
Homer probably thinks Charles Manson has paid his debt to society and deserves parole. Or Sirhan Sirhan. Kathy Boudin is in the same class.
Homer

Mahanoy City, PA

#927713 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Less than 5% of the population.
Any racial breakdown?
Only a rightwinger would ask for a racial breakdown. Looks like most were of the human race.

The Surge of the NBA's International Viewership and Popularity

Nearly six months after the NBA lockout ended, NBA fans across the world and the league’s executives have much to celebrate. Tonight the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat will face off for Game 2 of the 2012 NBA Finals. Although the 2012 NBA season was shortened as a result of the lockout, fans have not turned their back on the league. In fact, fans in 215 countries from Iceland to Madagascar and Afghanistan to Sri Lanka, will watch as The Finals are streamed in 47 different languages. Additionally, the NBA expects that 278 million fans will follow The Finals through social media networks.

The large surge in international viewership of The Finals is driven in part by the vast number of networks and online outlets that are televising the event. This year, 90 international television, radio and online outlets will air The Finals. Notably, this season, fourteen international networks are airing The Finals for the first time. These networks are located in: Cameroon, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Mexico, Mongolia, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa and Turkey. The growth of international interest in the NBA is further demonstrated by the amount of international media that will converge upon Oklahoma City and Miami to cover The Finals. 1,800 media members total have been credentialed to cover The Finals. 12.6 percent of all media covering The Finals are international media members, as 227 media members representing 34 countries other than the United States are credentialed to cover The Finals.

Social media networks have also increased the NBA’s worldwide fan base. According to the NBA, the league has built one of the largest social communities in the world, with more than 278 million likes and followers. The official NBA, team and player pages combined across Twitter and Facebook have accumulated more than 226 million likes and followers. In China, the NBA is the number-one sports league across social media with 52 million fans on the league’s official accounts. The NBA has enjoyed over 883 million videos viewed on YouTube since 2005. Much of the NBA’s social media success is driven by international fans, as nearly 50 percent of the league’s followers on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are international.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/aliciajessop/2012...

I hadn't realized the NBA was so popular.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#927714 Jun 19, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Bill Ayers never shot a cop or blew anyone up.
You are either a liar or a dumf*ck.
It is far past your time to grow up, boy. Hurry, before it's too late.

This is the Magic Negro's pal:

http://voices.yahoo.com/who-bill-ayers-210214...

"In the 2003 DVD production of The Weather Underground, Bill Ayers admits, "Whenever we put a bomb in a public space, we had figured out all kinds of ways to put checks and balances on the thing and also to get people away from it, and we were remarkably successful." Still there were injuries to people as well as destruction to property.

In his book, Fugitive Days: A Memoir, Ayers details his experience of planting bombs and living on the run from the FBI. He shows how the pacifism of his youth turned into more militant behavior."

Wiki - Bill Ayers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Ayers

"Ayers had previously been a roommate of Terry Robbins, a fellow militant who was killed in 1970 along with Ayers' girlfriend Oughton and one other member in the Greenwich Village townhouse explosion, while constructing anti-personnel bombs intended for a non-commissioned officer dance at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Two major decisions came out of the "War Council." The first was to immediately begin a violent, armed struggle (e.g., bombings and armed robberies) against the state without attempting to organize or mobilize a broad swath of the public. The second was to create underground collectives in major cities throughout the country."

http://sayanythingblog.com/entry/a_timeline_o...

"October 20, 1981 – Brinks robbery in which several members of the Weather Underground stole over $1 million from a Brinks armored car near Nyack, New York. The robbers murdered 2 police officers and 1 Brinks guard. Several others were wounded.
1981 “Guilty as hell*. Free as a bird. America is a great country,” Ayers said when interviewed by David Horowitz."
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#927715 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
BS.
"Basic cable" typically includes about 20 to 30 stations, including the broadcast networks, PBS, and some independent stations. It is essentially lifeline service.
The old fart used car dealer apparently thinks basic cable includes everything except premium channels.
Well, dang Johnny, there's another lie shot in the twt.

I'm done on the subject pal, time is money eh?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927716 Jun 19, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
It's only because you're used to that culture coming from the urban areas in the northern blue states.
Anywhere else in the country, calling a woman you don't know "babygirl" is both presumptive and inappropriate. Trust me on that.
You don't show your underwear by wearing your pants below your butt, do you? Please tell me you don't.
Galt knows of a biker bar where NJraider should try out his act.
Homer

Mahanoy City, PA

#927717 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
A terrorist like Kathy Boudin, who should have been executed for her role in a bank robbery that left three people dead, can never pay her debt to society.
So this is no longer a free country? According to the law, she paid her debt to society. Are we no longer a nation of laws. Can I ask, what is wrong with you rightwingers?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#927718 Jun 19, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>MSNBC host and Obama sycophant Chris Matthews blamed the sun for spoiling the president’s speech in Berlin today.
*Sure Matthews I was hoping that is was going to thunder and lightening also. It would have been much better. O'bama is an idiot. The whole world is laughing at us because of this idiot.
Yes, that's why Germans love President Obama and gave him a standing ovation and loudly cheered his call on Putin's Russian Federation to join the U S in making deep reductions in their nuclear weapons arsenals.
Homer

Mahanoy City, PA

#927719 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Homer probably thinks Charles Manson has paid his debt to society and deserves parole. Or Sirhan Sirhan. Kathy Boudin is in the same class.
Well, I do not know much about her but apparently she was released where as the other two were not.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#927720 Jun 19, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
More homoerotic fantasy from the forum closet queen. Quel surpris.
My, My...a trailer park psychologist.

I'll give Dr. Oz a call.
Homer

Mahanoy City, PA

#927721 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
BS.
"Basic cable" typically includes about 20 to 30 stations, including the broadcast networks, PBS, and some independent stations. It is essentially lifeline service.
The old fart used car dealer apparently thinks basic cable includes everything except premium channels.
What part of rural bumfck do you live in where basic cable is 20-30 stations?
forks_make_us_fa t

Montgomery, AL

#927722 Jun 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Probably the Hoffa family, as well as lot of others are curious.
On a side note Fox News is just awful, this is one of top stories on their website - Columbia's Cons: Ivy League social work program run by team of former prisoners
Now I ask you have they paid their debt to society? What is the story here?
How do you pay a society back for killing someone?

You have a table or something you check?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927724 Jun 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Well, dang Johnny, there's another lie shot in the twt.
I'm done on the subject pal, time is money eh?
Shove it, old fart

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/...
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#927725 Jun 19, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, Faux News almost monopolized a place on Basic Cable really early on. Of course, the average age of their viewer is 66, so I'm not sure if the "future" is looking all that bright for them.
Hey__easy does it on the old timer stuff eh?

But__I can't imagine a basic cable, or satellite menu that doesn't include FOX National. Otherwise it would be a premium package option and there would be a foooking revolt.

Galt thinks everyone is as ill informed as he is.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927726 Jun 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>What part of rural bumfck do you live in where basic cable is 20-30 stations?
Guessing that Homer has Comcast?

http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#927727 Jun 19, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>But you and carol don't count anything you're receiving? "conventional wisdom that the poor, and especially more minorities, get the most out of America's "safety net." But recent data shows the reverse is true. Most entitlements are received by the elderly, disabled, or working white households, and minority households receive disproportionately little from the public purse.
Analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reveals that the poorest fifth of American households received 32% government benefits distributed in 2010. The top fifth of income earners receive 10% of benefits - most likely through social security.
The study also found that poor African Americans receive disproportionately less welfare than poor whites. Black Americans make up 22% of the poor, but overall receive 14% of government benefits.
The elderly received around half of benefits paid out. Nonelderly disabled people received 20% of the 2010 entitlements pot, while 18% of government benefits go to working people on lower incomes.
http://politix.topix.com/homepage/5070-poor-b... ;
I see you're tying to muddy the water again. Take you and your dmned bidet outta here....
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#927728 Jun 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP)- Already reeling from a pair of scandals, the Internal Revenue Service is drawing new criticism over plans to hand out millions of dollars in employee bonuses.

The Obama administration has ordered agencies to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts, but the IRS says it's merely following legal obligations under a union contract.

The agency is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, said Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a senior Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over the IRS.

Grassley says his office has learned that the IRS was to execute an agreement with the employees' union Wednesday to pay the bonuses. Grassley says the bonuses should be canceled under an April directive from the White House budget office.

"The IRS always claims to be short on resources," Grassley said. "But it appears to have $70 million for union bonuses. And it appears to be making an extra effort to give the bonuses despite opportunities to renegotiate with the union and federal instruction to cease discretionary bonuses during sequestration."

http://money.msn.com/business-news/article.as...

How nice for them. I'm sure Obama is okay with it since the sky is no longer falling.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#927729 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
All good points.
No,they're not Galt. DBWriter talks horsesh*t. The many good reasons for opening talks with the Taliban includes the very crucial one that it back up our main ally Afghanistan led by President Karzai who has staked his political career on opening successful talks with the Taliban--what the majority of Afghanistan's people see as the only way to stop the war .

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