Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251922 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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Whatever

Gering, NE

#927672 Jun 19, 2013
The FBI once again was sent on a wild goose chase for the body of Hoffa.

This whole thing is getting macabre.
Homer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#927673 Jun 19, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>How can anyone hire any black people when they refuse to apply? here's a great example for you. I was part of a job fair last Friday. There were over 200 stores and businesses hiring. It was held in a big suburb on the border of Chicago. I saw three black people all day and one was doing the hiring for PACE. Illinois has a true umemployment rate of over 20%--and those collecting unemployment at this time of 11%, one of the highest, if not the highest unemployment rates in the country. These were not low level jobs. But the applicants were sparse. For two days there were 20 applicants for 45,000 a year jobs, even less for 30,000 dollar a year entry level. And still even less for 10-12 dollar an hour entry level jobs. NOW you tell me what is wrong here? you can't give jobs to people who will not apply. I would have thought with all the blather from the liberals that people would have been lined up around the Convention Center fighting to get in. Over 1200 jobs needed to be filled and there were never more applicants than recruiters. O'bama socialism has taken hold-and you liberals are too stupid to see that these people DO NOT want to work when they are getting an O'bama check, an O'bama phone, an O'bama food card. and O'bama housing.
You had me until you started blaming Obama and the liberals, that is a red herring. I doubt the word gets out to the inner city black folks and doubtful companies are actively marketing to or recruiting them.

Seems to me this would be a perfect opportunity for the Republicans to step in and say here we have an avenue for you to find jobs, hmmm I wonder why they don't?

Maybe we need more community organizers.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927674 Jun 19, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Those were the rules in my high school after Columbine...do please try to keep up.
Sounds like a reform school or a prison.

Guess the students didn't need to carry any books.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927675 Jun 19, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>so how did that work out. 123% in one district in Florida-110% in another district in Florida--and they voted for O'bama. Geez this is like Al Gore reporting fraud in the districts that he was winning in. O'bama was going to win this last election no matter if the votes were there or not. He cheated and corrupted the elections. Even Maxine Pad Waters said 'you can't believe the technology that the O'bama campaign has'. Well now we can--O'bama was never legally elected by the American people.
Galt has the same suspicions, but why was there no investigation or protest?
Homer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#927676 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Next time Galt encounters a monk or a snowmobiler on a city street at night, Galt will be particularly vigilant.
Go back to the used car thread, you sick old fart.
Peppy was run over by a crazed monk on a snowmobile, dunno if it was in an alley or not.
forks_make_us_fa t

Oklahoma City, OK

#927677 Jun 19, 2013
Shrimp on treadmills revisited...

"A $509,840 grant by the National Institutes of Health will pay for a study that will send text messages in "gay lingo" to methamphetamine addicts to try to persuade them to use fewer drugs and more condoms. The study began in February."

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/509k-federal-... #
Homer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#927678 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Very, very few with sufficient qualifications, and those who qualify want to become management almost immediately.
So lack of schooling is the problem then?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927679 Jun 19, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Listen, I'm in the liquor store the other say getting the drinks for a BBQ. I walk up to the line, there's a white dude, then QB old black dude &, a white woman (I say woman because she was a little older than me). The white dude pays for his stuff & leaves. The black dude pays for his stuff but, doesn't leave because, he, the white woman &, the cashier are all talking! Make a long story short, the white woman turns to me & says "he (the white dude) scares me." She goes on to tell me that she grew up in a neighborhood full of Blacks & Puerto Ricans &, that she feels more comfortable around Blacks & Puerto Rican men blah blah blah! The point she wasn't you typical white woman so, when I said "not all but, typical" that's just what I meant! Again you try to box me in & paint me as the character you want me to be. As for the never being on real city streets before lol! I won't go into depth but, yes I have, plenty of times. It was in my job description!
Californians have the luxury of buying liquor, wine, and beer in supermarkets and warehouse clubs, avoiding ghetto liquor stores.
Homer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#927680 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
What up, babygirl*?
Uh, not much butterbean. Just checking to see if any of you rightwingers have a decent bone in your body. So far you all are 0 for the last 5 years.

*Reminder this is not a dating site.
Homer

East Stroudsburg, PA

#927681 Jun 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Shirley you gest Flacko__you do know that such stats can easily be found online.
Presently, about 60% of US households subscribe to basic cable but that number is beginning to shrink due to newer-faster-cheaper technologies.
So, there ya go tubby__MOST of the country has cable. You're wrong once more.
Would you like to learn about pickled gherkins today? Sandwich stackers? How about pickles n peppers? Fried pickles? Sandy loam soil?
Flack is still stuck in the Reagan years.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927682 Jun 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Shirley you gest Flacko__you do know that such stats can easily be found online.
Presently, about 60% of US households subscribe to basic cable but that number is beginning to shrink due to newer-faster-cheaper technologies.
So, there ya go tubby__MOST of the country has cable. You're wrong once more.
Would you like to learn about pickled gherkins today? Sandwich stackers? How about pickles n peppers? Fried pickles? Sandy loam soil?
"Basic cable" usually does not include FoxNews (or other cable news channels).

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#927683 Jun 19, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
.
I posted some of their platform, not their slogan.
You do realize everyone can go back and see that you're lying, right?

This was all of the slogan you posted

"Bringing a Message of Hope and Deliverance to White Christian America!"

This is the full slogan

"Bringing a Message of Hope and Deliverance to White Christian America! A Message of Love NOT Hate!"

Dishonest.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927684 Jun 19, 2013
Whatever wrote:
The FBI once again was sent on a wild goose chase for the body of Hoffa.
This whole thing is getting macabre.
Why does anybody care about Hoffa?

“We doing better...”

Since: Jul 08

we've got to do more

#927685 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like a reform school or a prison.
Guess the students didn't need to carry any books.
The fact that a teenage girl is forced to carry a clear plastic, if any, purse, does not mean she doesn't carry books--just not in a bookbag. Really...just how old are you? It was a very nice suburban school in an affluent area, but after Columbine, we had closed circuit tvs in the parking lots, metal detectors, a resource officer and locked entries...are there really a lot of schools anywhere that still don't?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#927686 Jun 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>You had me until you started blaming Obama and the liberals, that is a red herring. I doubt the word gets out to the inner city black folks and doubtful companies are actively marketing to or recruiting them.
Seems to me this would be a perfect opportunity for the Republicans to step in and say here we have an avenue for you to find jobs, hmmm I wonder why they don't?
Maybe we need more community organizers.
There is nothing in Chicago city proper but democrats-there isn't a Republican alderman in the city of Chicago. NOTHING. Illinois General assembly has been democrat controlled for over 40 years. This is what you get. The fricking job fair notice was on every Job site, the umemployement office's job site, in the papers and on bulletin boards in grocery stores. WTH they can't read. You are so stupid giving a pass to lazy liberals. It is not my job to actively force people to apply for a job. People no longer want to work when the government supplies them with other people's money--but socialism will end in the Chicago area. The mass exodus will continue. Then it will be as comfortable as Detroit.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#927687 Jun 19, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Listen, you Bettie Lou, Galt, DB, & whoever has a problem with a man calling a female "babygirl" are just old & stuck in the past. Anyone from my era knows it's not said with derogatory intent. What kills me is you take just the word babygirl from what I said. laid out the entire scenario. My cousin from down there didn't say,"yo, don't call her babygirl." He told me to chill because they don't play that down here meaning, " chill boy, they don't play black dudes talking to white girls in public like that." You can't change the meaning of what someone said in a story I told to fit your theory. That is completely stupid!
No worries, nj. It's ok to be sexist if you're a liberal. Don't pay any attention to these right wingers. And keep calling anyone you like "boy", only these right wingers will be called racist.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#927688 Jun 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>So lack of schooling is the problem then?
Lack of high performance in sufficiently rigorous higher education from quality schools.

For example, law school graduates have great difficulty landing a position in "Big Law" unless they graduate in the top 20% of their class in one of the top 20 law schools.

Others will not even get an interview, may find jobs as ambulance chasers, public defenders, or community organizers.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#927689 Jun 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt has the same suspicions, but why was there no investigation or protest?
Instead of the government being afraid of the people, people are now afraid of the government. This is not what America was built on. But this is what it has turned into.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#927690 Jun 19, 2013
Still, nobody has given any reason for the US to have any kind of talks with the Taliban... other than to help them sabotage the Karzai government.

If Obama wants to surrender, just get out. We could be packed up and out of Afghanistan in less than a month. Why is Obama waiting?

We don't need to wait for two years to leave Afghanistan. We can leave now.

Or, someone please tell us what the hell we'd have to talk about with the Taliban.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#927691 Jun 19, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Never end a sentence with a preposition, Loser...I would explain why that old axiom is actually true, but your GED (maybe) level wouldn't allow you to understand.
That's legitamate!

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