Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1231621 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930313 Jun 23, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>South and North Dakota are two of the smallest land mass states in the U.S. so if it only takes that little land per population density to produce all electricity needs of the nation then that's a bargain!:-D
1. Your geography sucks.

2. The demand for power in ND and SD is very small.

Cover the Florida beaches with wind turbines if you Bocajews want wind power.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#930314 Jun 23, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Too bad your idiot fellow travelers think abortion and stealing peoples Constitutional rights is a defining issue for them.
This includes Carol, Whatever she is, Flake, MD Bluffer, Moshie, pervy Ed, Dumbwaiter,and others.
In fact, you're in the minority among right wing nitwits.
The right wing is all about suppressing Constitutional freedoms they don't agree with.
Hey numbnuts, I repeatedly said that if you want to kill your baby go right ahead. I'm just not going to pay for it. Pay for it yourself. What constitutional right?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#930315 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Incorrect. There are available technical solutions. The problems are of application, location, scale, and economics.
And they still haven't figured out what they want to do yet....

because they haven't implemented anything.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930316 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Where would you locate the wind turbines to supply power to New York City?
I am not proposing this as a good idea. Why again are you assuming things not stated?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#930317 Jun 23, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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wow, I didn't realize how dense you actually are. I said we should be spending money to develop alternative, clean sources of energy.
they are not perfect yet, but we should DEVELOP the technology to make them viable
according to your thinking we wouldn't have jets, because they weren't around when the Wright brothers first flew....you know the gov't shouldn't have spent money developing
jet engines/jet power
diesel locomotive engines, coal fired was just fine
the types of energy we should work on improving with advances in technology to capitalize on their potential
GEOTHERMAL
SOLAR
WIND
AND as yet to be named.....
It's been named, Helium-3.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#930318 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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I am not proposing this as a good idea. Why again are you assuming things not stated?
It certainly shows how confused you are son.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930319 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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I am not proposing this as a good idea. Why again are you assuming things not stated?
Sorry. The comment was intended for general consumption, not aimed at you.

However, Galt is amused and somewhat disturbed by folks from places like New York and Florida who think it's OK to ruin the Dakotas with wind turbines and the Mohave with solar panels so that they can live in sealed high-rise condos with air conditioning.

Even if the power transmission was feasible, which it isn't.

And then there is the issue of transmission lines.

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“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#930320 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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What I was attempting to point out is all energy sources has their own impacts on the environment.
The myth of clean energy.
For example the number of wind turbines-using the most optimized of these and assuming the blades are what is needed in the different environments- it would take all of North Dakota and South Dakota covered by these to supply the needs of the US according to some estimates.
The actual number and land volume it would take is based on estimates. I could not find a definite number.
Of course, this is not the environmental impact that most Americans would want.
One problem with wind generated eletricity is that you can't push it very far. Wind electricty generated in the Dakotas would never reach californis. You could, however, transport carbon base fueks ftom the Dakotas to California.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930321 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
We have learned Russia's response to the US request to extradite Snowden. Russian officials state that the lack of an adequate passport does not mean Snowden cannot board a plane headed to South America.
Hmmm,

A revoked but "apparently valid [US] passport can be used for travel until officially taken by an arresting officer"
http://travel.state.gov/passport/ppi/info/inf...
LNC Llin

United States

#930322 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Where would you locate the wind turbines to supply power to New York City?
Doubt if coal mine future in NYC either

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#930323 Jun 23, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text>It's been named, Helium-3.
Bingo!
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930324 Jun 23, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>One was the lack of fuel son.
And if the reactor design was sufficient, it wouldn't have melted would it?
It must insulting to you that others here find you of such little importance that Nuc gets more attention?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#930326 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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It must insulting to you that others here find you of such little importance that Nuc gets more attention?
lol! No son. It's actually a compliment that the likes of you obviously know when it's safer to keep your mouth shut instead.

At least it proves you're not completely brainless, just scared.

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#930327 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Where would you locate the wind turbines to supply power to New York City?
"The New Jersey (NJ) Energy Link is an offshore electrical transmission cable, buried under the ocean, linking energy resources and users in northern, central and southern New Jersey. This innovative transmission project will span the length of New Jersey and carry 3,000MW of electricity."
http://atlanticwindconnection.com/

Check this out too:--> http://atlanticwindconnection.com/news/awc-ne...

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#930328 Jun 23, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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""John McCain in Syria, meets rebels""
""Sen. John McCain, one of the Senate’s loudest voices for further intervention in Syria, snuck into the country and met with rebel leaders Monday, his office confirmed to POLITICO.
The Arizona Republican made the trip from Turkey into Syria alongside Gen. Salam Idris, according to The Daily Beast, which first reported McCain’s visit. Idris leads the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army and accompanied McCain as they met with rebel leaders from throughout the country.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/john-mc...
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Thanks for being so stupid, Ed!!
I don't have to make you look like an idiot, you do it all by yourself!!
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA
This is almost as much fun as mocking your stupid ignorance concerning Gitmo!!
"nutsucker"
You are forgetting the red line in the sand president nobama drew. Mc Cain was at least able to talk to the Syrian rebels, nobama apparently is unable to do so.
Speaking of Gitmo, did not president nobama, say his first priority would be to close Gitmo. Just like all of his BS promises no action, 4 1/2 years in office, closing Gitmo was just another of his lies. nobama has nary a clue. Whats up today, another global warming speech. Why does nobama not make positive actions to lower the number of American's on food stamps? Or figure out why household incomes are falling? Or why fewer American's are paying the federal income taxes that support your worthless azz. Or why home values and home sales are at lower than the levels when he took office.
It is always a good day when you show up to spew your left wing garbage, it can be amusing.
Peace
KMA
LNC Llin

United States

#930329 Jun 23, 2013
Grampy wrote:
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I wouldn't mind a cash for cluckers program for golf carts. My gas powered 1989 Club Car has seen better days. Our co-op campground is a bit hilly and having an electric cart 10 to 15 years ago with three teenagers was impractical. An electric cart would never be idle long enough to get fully charged. However, now an electric cart would be more economical.
Wonder if his golf cart is still working and he is healthy
LNC Llin

United States

#930330 Jun 23, 2013
Demos wrote:
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Promoting nuclear energy is (maybe implicitly) a cornerstone to promoting nuclear energy. The big energy producers like Exelon and FENOC will have an incentive to replace fossil generated electricity with nuclear by trading credits within their own production line.
BTW, the guy you voted for ran on a cap and trade platform too.
How is Demos? Miss this poster

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#930331 Jun 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Sorry. The comment was intended for general consumption, not aimed at you.
However, Galt is amused and somewhat disturbed by folks from places like New York and Florida who think it's OK to ruin the Dakotas with wind turbines and the Mohave with solar panels so that they can live in sealed high-rise condos with air conditioning.
Even if the power transmission was feasible, which it isn't.
And then there is the issue of transmission lines.
Power transmission is very feasible and accounts for 22% of South Dakota energy needs and $4 billion in local business and government revenue. It pays to go wind in the Dakotas! "SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(AP)— A new report from the U.S. Energy Department says that South Dakota in 2011 had the capacity to generate about 22 percent of its electricity from wind energy, ranking first among all states.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu says that wind power represented 32 percent of all new electric capacity additions in the United States last year and accounted for $14 billion in new investment.

The department says that the percentage of wind equipment made in America also increased dramatically.

Nearly 70 percent of the wind turbines, towers, blades, gears and generators installed at U.S. wind farms last year come from domestic manufacturers, doubling from 35 percent in 2005."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/15/sout...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930332 Jun 23, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>South and North Dakota are two of the smallest land mass states in the U.S. so if it only takes that little land per population density to produce all electricity needs of the nation then that's a bargain!:-D
Yeah, both are tiny compared to Rhode Island and Delaware.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930333 Jun 23, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Really?
sure. how much time has been spent on the Sunday morning shows talking about Obama's 'scandals'?

and how often do they talk about the economy anymore?

just like the House Republicans, they only care about what most of the rest of us don't, because.....it makes for good tv.

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