Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1235964 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

#929973 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
Why isn't America furious over the NSA leaks? I mean in the right way in that we should never be comfortable with the government routinely spying on us.
Maybe its because we've been numbed by the endless stream of nonsensical conspiracies that always end up to be much ado ...
Roger Aisles' and his right-wing brethren's relentless pursuit of BS has provided this President with the cover he desperately needs right now.
58 percent majority disapproves of this type of data collection in the case of ordinary Americans
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588748/...

53% of Americans disapprove of the NSA spying
Gallup

59% of Americans are opposed to the current NSA spying
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_conten...

In another poll NSA was named as number one most concerning.
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#929974 Jun 23, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
"Bush". You're obstinance is pathetic.
How can higher taxes, less disposable income, all-encompassing bureaucratic intrusion, and dependence on foreign oil, possibly invigorate an economy? It's ridiculous on it's face and impossible under any circumstances.
What helps more:

One billionaire handed $50 million dollars per year as a bush/cheney tax cut,

Or 500,000 avg income folks getting a thousand bucks each. <---- these guys need stuff! Will spend it now.

Billionaire: one guy! With a thousand million dollars.

Already has everything. Does he take the $50 million and buy 300,000 bags of groceries? Does he go out and buy 50,000 new cars? NO. JUST HOARDES IT!

word association:

Republican. Greedy.

Republican. Selfish.

Republican. Hypocrite.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#929975 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Your running mates here are all on board for intervention in Syria.
Do they ever learn?
It's really not too late to just say "never mind" and avoid disaster.
Well. We really don't have a vote on it do we? It's the republicans who are pushing fir this; McCain met with the rebels
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929976 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Wonder how many Republicans didn't turn out last year 'cause Fox was assuring them that Romney was a slam-dunk?
Who does Fox really work for? They've done a hell of a job making a joke out of the Republican Party and so-called "conservatives".
Its either one of the most elaborate, clever conspiracies ever or they're a bunch of idiots leading idiots.
Galt is still trying to understand why Republicans stayed home.

The immediate suspicion is anti-Mormon bigotry by fundamentalist Christians, a worthless fringe cult that should not be pandered to. They are the problem, not Fox. The anti-abortion crowd turns off Conservative women voters who are not part of their religious cult.

Republicans should focus on tax and budget issues, where they had great success in 2010.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929977 Jun 23, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Amman denies that CIA and US special forces have been training Syrian rebels in Southeast Jordan.
The F-16's and Patriot missile batteries used in recent training operations in Jordan will be staying however.
Talk about sending mixed messages eh?
There are currently over a half million Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Another faux-war veteran idiot who thinks the US should poke our noses where nobody but Islamic terrorists want us.

The American people have a clear message for Obama and his Muslim brothers: "WTF are you thinking"?
Patriot

Brighton, CO

#929978 Jun 23, 2013
IRS scandal expands: Now EPA accused of selectively targeting Conservative groups

June 23, 2013

As bad as it was that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative and Tea Party groups filing for tax-exempt status, it appears now that the IRS wasn’t the only federal agency doing so.

According to June 4 Fox News report, the (UN-Constitutional thus Unlawful) Environmental Protection Agency - itself used by successive administrations to harass and punish Americans – was also targeting conservative groups:

The allegations concern the [EPA], which is being accused of trying to charge conservative groups fees while largely exempting liberal groups. The fees applied to Freedom of Information Act requests – allegedly, the EPA waived them for liberal groups far more often than it did for conservative ones.

‘This cannot be tolerated’

http://www.infowars.com/irs-scandal-expands-n...

http://www.libertyroundtable.com/2011/02/04/e...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#929979 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Your running mates here are all on board for intervention in Syria.
Do they ever learn?
It's really not too late to just say "never mind" and avoid disaster.
My "running mates"?

Meanwhile, the most prominant voices in your Party can't get into a Syrian Civil War fast enough!
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#929980 Jun 23, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Afghanistan, not Iraq, is becoming another Vietnam - an unwinnable war.
The Iraq War ended before Obama took office.
Some people get so confused.
You're the confused one. The Iraq war ended in 2011, escalated by President Obama
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#929981 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Another Soros-Communist website not worthy of a response.
How many of these junk sites exist?
junk in...junk out.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#929982 Jun 23, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Newscorp is Rupert Murdoch
the FOXbot double standard.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#929983 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Ya mean like in Iraq (twice), Iran and Honduras?
Damned Democrats!
... or Nicaragua ... whatever.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929984 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
Why isn't America furious over the NSA leaks? I mean in the right way in that we should never be comfortable with the government routinely spying on us.
Maybe its because we've been numbed by the endless stream of nonsensical conspiracies that always end up to be much ado ...
Roger Aisles' and his right-wing brethren's relentless pursuit of BS has provided this President with the cover he desperately needs right now.
Your post is unclear.

Are you disturbed by the "NSA leaks" or by the NSA spying on American citizens?

Or are you trying to cover for the NSA by a ridiculous diversion to Fox?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#929985 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The New York gun confiscation law exempts cops and retired cops.
What justification is there for retired cops to have special privileges?
As for Ms. Feinstein/Blum, if she is opposed to any exemptions for veterans she should just say so and not accuse them of being less mentally healthy than society in general, which is what she implied. Not really a big deal, and could be resolved with a simple apology.
Spin maestro, spin!
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#929986 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Debunk if? How 'bout somebody citing the Feinstein quote, not just re-quoting the misquote?
I know, y'all are lazy. That's why you love spoon-fed opinions.
Here ya go:
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/0...
The inner city ghettos and projects of modern America and Detroit's urban preserves, Chicago and Philadelphia are the breeding ground 'Blue Magnets' of hate-filled, low intelligence liberalism, racism, ignorance, bigotry, poverty, intolerance, abortion, America's liberal killing fields of blacks you bigoted racist.

Ghetto is not a Republican invention you dumbass.... Ghetto is a man made demokratic party urban disaster...

It just bothers people when you project ghetto on people when the demoKrats still have you in chains you idiot.

It's the culture...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#929987 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
58 percent majority disapproves of this type of data collection in the case of ordinary Americans
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57588748/...
53% of Americans disapprove of the NSA spying
Gallup
59% of Americans are opposed to the current NSA spying
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_conten...
In another poll NSA was named as number one most concerning.
Yeah, roughly the same number of people who watched the final episode of America's Got Talent "disapprove" of being spied on.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929988 Jun 23, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
"Bush". You're obstinance is pathetic.
How can higher taxes, less disposable income, all-encompassing bureaucratic intrusion, and dependence on foreign oil, possibly invigorate an economy? It's ridiculous on it's face and impossible under any circumstances.
Obama plans a government program to develop a magic fuel that will save the environment and make oil obsolete.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#929989 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt is still trying to understand why Republicans stayed home.
The immediate suspicion is anti-Mormon bigotry by fundamentalist Christians, a worthless fringe cult that should not be pandered to. They are the problem, not Fox. The anti-abortion crowd turns off Conservative women voters who are not part of their religious cult.
Republicans should focus on tax and budget issues, where they had great success in 2010.
Their number. One issue is abortion, then gay marriage. Even though those issues buried them, they have continued even stronger than before. Nothing on jobs, Boehner is ineffective as Speaker.
Issa spending millions on bogus hearings so he can see himself on tv
The people are sick of obstructionism, you'll never get the Presidency for a long time, your party will have to get rid of the teaparty
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#929990 Jun 23, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
My "running mates"?
Meanwhile, the most prominant voices in your Party can't get into a Syrian Civil War fast enough!
McCain and Graham
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929991 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
No, the words used in the poll data was "limited circumstances" that does not apply 'most'.
It means legal in limited circumstances or illegal in most.
Galt is bored by the abortion discussion and by Conservatives that allow themselves to get dragged down by this losing issue.

No change will ever occur except by SCOTUS.

Let's focus on something that we can actually change.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#929993 Jun 23, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Galt believes his elected representatives should be forced to take healthcare ,but not himself. Galt only believes in freedom of choice for him.
Yes, Galt believes that elected representatives should not be exempted from the pile of dogshit called Obamacare that they forced on America.

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