Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263757 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

#930746 Jun 24, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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My point exactly. If this was so important and effective why all these missed targets who had left their fingerprints all over the exact places PRISM was watching? How about Snowden, Manning et. al.? I find it hard to swallow that the program performed as they're claiming it did, I wouldn't expect them to come out and say it was a flop.
Galt thinks there may be two reasons.

First, the NSA is casting too wide a net instead of focusing on the most likely problems.

Second, the NSA is spending only a fraction of its time and effort on terrorism and instead directing assets to snooping for other purposes.

Or, maybe you are correct and the program is totally ineffective.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#930747 Jun 24, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Your reply says absolutely nothing; yer gonna have to be more specific.
lol
translation:

That went right over my head!
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930748 Jun 24, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Obama is going after those that leak classified Information. It is a crime.
I guess you want our secrets published on line.
Leaking a classified military operation putting soldiers at risk. Yep Whatever is for it.
Leaking how we track potential terrorists & break up plots, yep Whatever is for it.
You have no special skills at mind reading. In fact you are a doofus at it.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930749 Jun 24, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
Putin sees right through limp-wristed Obama, he knows him better than you liberals do.
Snowden is another liberal gone 'rogue'. We see a lot of that, don't we? He proves liberals don't need guns to kill innocent Americans.
like MOST surburban LIBERALS it didnt take long for their true colors to show they dont like YOUR B AS* lololohahahaha its what they can hustle because they cant pull that crap on WHITE People but because you thought you had something with obaba that made you EQUAL lololohahahah you were not OBAMA he doesnt fit into the profile of URBAN DEMOCRATS not in the least he has nothing in COMMON with the UPBRINING OF URBAN DEMOCRATS AND MICHELLE IS NOT THE PRESIDENT ALL THAT PHONY LOVE STUFF lolololohahahahaha reggie is the true LOVE OF OBABAb

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#930750 Jun 24, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Some good news...for me anyway.
Florida is opting out of spending approximately $1.9 billion taxpayer dollars to implement a massive entitlement expansion of the Medicaid program. Also, the governor is exercising flexibility in the "exchanges".
As Governor Scott said,“Floridians are interested in jobs and economic growth, a quality education for their children and keeping the cost of living low. Neither of these major provisions in ObamaCare will achieve those goals, and since Florida is legally allowed to opt out, that’s the right decision for our citizens.”
I'm proud to be a Floridian.
(Florida already has health care safety net programs for those with the greatest need including assistance for families with incomes up to 133% of the poverty line and Florida KidCare to ensure no child goes without health care in Florida.)
LOL. Of the fourteen states that have opted out of the Medicaid expansion and the six that have expressed that they are leaning in that direction, all have Republican governors. Duh.

http://www.advisory.com/Daily-Briefing/2012/1...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930751 Jun 24, 2013
Former National Security Agency analyst Russ Tice, a Bush-era whistle-blower, recently made startling claims that the federal government’s wiretap endeavors targeted high-ranking government officials, including military officials, lawmakers and diplomats.

One of those target wound up being elected president. In appearance on “The Boiling Frogs Show” on Wednesday, Tice made the astonishing claim that the NSA had ordered wiretaps on phones connected to then-Democratic Senate hopeful Barack Obama in 2004, weeks prior to his breakout speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention in Boston.

“Now, here’s the big one,” Tice said.“I haven’t given you any names. This was in summer of 2004. One of the papers that I held in my hand was to wiretap a bunch of numbers associated with a 40-something-year-old wannabe senator for Illinois. You wouldn’t happen to know where that guy lives right now, would you? It’s a big white house in Washington, D.C. That’s who they went after, and that’s the president of the United States now.”

In 2006, Tice was a whistle-blower revealing other indiscretions of the Bush administration NSA, claiming that revealing details about government spying on citizens was an effort to clear his conscience.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/20/bush-era-wh...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930752 Jun 24, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
Putin sees right through limp-wristed Obama, he knows him better than you liberals do.
Snowden is another liberal gone 'rogue'. We see a lot of that, don't we? He proves liberals don't need guns to kill innocent Americans.
Putin is an ex-KGB agent who is using Obama as a soccer ball. To bad Obama cannot be as tough with World Leaders as he is on his political opponents in the US
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930753 Jun 24, 2013
*Too*
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930754 Jun 24, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Not sure what you mean. Every power plant, even base providers, shut down periodically for maintenance. These outages are planned ten years out and the grid is managed to support them. The reason good supplemental sources like wind and solar can't be used for base load generation is 'cause the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine 24/7. Its possible to store the energy from solar and wind but then you add the inefficiency of storage on top of the inefficiency of generation and it quickly becomes unfeasible.
Not to mention the feasibility of transmission from often remote locations where wind and solar are feasible and the locations where the power demand exists.

If you want a challenge sometime, try explaining grid management to the masses. Or the massive amount of planning and effort that goes into an outage.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930755 Jun 24, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama is going after those that leak classified Information. It is a crime.
I guess you want our secrets published on line.
Leaking a classified military operation putting soldiers at risk. Yep Whatever is for it.
Leaking how we track potential terrorists & break up plots, yep Whatever is for it.
LISTEn to the BUSH SUPPORTER lololohahahah FRAUD lololololhahahah
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930756 Jun 24, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>The obama administration seems to be going out of the way to prove the republican conspiracies about them are true.
It's the culture...
now if only the sane folks were paying attention to republicans conspiracy theories....
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#930757 Jun 24, 2013
Scarlet Pimpernel wrote:
<quoted text>YOU look FOOLISH because you support everything you were against just because you are a bigot DOESNT MATTER IF YOU ARE black or white purple or blue you are a bigot because you didnt support bush with the same that you support obaba AND THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS race BETWEEN bush and obaba
RealDave now believes obama is the reincarnation of Dick Cheney...

The obama administration seems to be going out of the way to prove the republican conspiracies about obana are true.

It's the culture...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930758 Jun 24, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Dwight Eisenhower ran as a Republican on the Republican ticket so however you want to slice it he was a Republican.
The GOP is dooming itself to minority status by pandering to the extreme right and wasting time and taxpayer money pushing legislation in the House that has zero chance of going anywhere.
Both parties made overtures to Eisenhower to run on their ticket in 1952.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#930759 Jun 24, 2013
Mindless Robot Propaganda Post # 6 for today! ROTFLMAO!!!
sonicfilter wrote:
Former National Security Agency analyst Russ Tice, a Bush-era whistle-blower, recently made startling claims that the federal government’s wiretap endeavors targeted high-ranking government officials, including military officials, lawmakers and diplomats.
One of those target wound up being elected president. In appearance on “The Boiling Frogs Show” on Wednesday, Tice made the astonishing claim that the NSA had ordered wiretaps on phones connected to then-Democratic Senate hopeful Barack Obama in 2004, weeks prior to his breakout speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention in Boston.
“Now, here’s the big one,” Tice said.“I haven’t given you any names. This was in summer of 2004. One of the papers that I held in my hand was to wiretap a bunch of numbers associated with a 40-something-year-old wannabe senator for Illinois. You wouldn’t happen to know where that guy lives right now, would you? It’s a big white house in Washington, D.C. That’s who they went after, and that’s the president of the United States now.”
In 2006, Tice was a whistle-blower revealing other indiscretions of the Bush administration NSA, claiming that revealing details about government spying on citizens was an effort to clear his conscience.
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/06/20/bush-era-wh...
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930760 Jun 24, 2013
Anti-Obama protests in South Africa ahead of US leader’s visit South African groups critical of US President Barrack Obama’s global leadership will this weekend begin week-long protests against the US leader, whose visit to their country is scheduled to start on June 29.

The groups, who plan to start the protests on Saturday, say they are unhappy with US foreign policy under the stewardship of Mr Obama.

During Mr Obama’s three-day visit, the US leader is scheduled to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Johannesburg at its Soweto campus.

However, criticism and opposition to the decision to honour Mr Obama has grown in the run-up to his visit to South Africa, with several organisations forming a protest coalition named,‘UJ, no, you can’t honour him’.

Local reports say the protests, led by the Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Johannesburg, will start on June 21 and go on throughout the week. They are expected to end only after Mr Obama, who will be accompanied by his wife Michelle, has left South Africa.

The SRC president at the University of Johannesburg, Levy Masete, told The New Age newspaper that the students’ council had unanimously voted against the institution’s decision to award Mr Obama a doctorate.

“Obama is guilty of human rights violations and he does not strike us as the black president African-Americans have been waiting for,” said Mr Masete.

Innocent civilians

More influential organisations like the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the Young Communist League have thrown their weight behind the protests.

Cosatu’s International Relations secretary Bongani Masuku said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining “the millions of people and workers the world over, particularly on the African continent and in South Africa, who are outraged at the horrifying record of US foreign policy in the world.”

Mr Masuku said Cosatu was particularly disappointed by the Obama administration record in continuing “the appalling US foreign policy performance”.

BLACK PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD KNOW OBAMA IS A FRAUD
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930761 Jun 24, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Didn't hear this one.
Google it.

i did. got nothing.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930762 Jun 24, 2013
OBAMA DOES THE WHITEMANS WORK WELL lolololololBELIEVE IT OR NOT lolololoThey include the militarisation of international relations for the multinational companies and their profit-seeking classes in the US, the involvement of US military operations in scores of countries across the five continents, presence of Special Forces in different countries, as well the direct and indirect military-to-military relationships with 54 African countries.

“We call on all workers, communities and activists, particularly working with our alliance partners, the SACP and the ANC, as well as the various progressive civil society formations, to join the announced activities throughout the country, to demand an end to US warmongering and for a new foreign policy based on respect for human dignity and justice for the people of the world, including the people of the US itself,” said Mr Masuku.

Since the US announced that Mr Obama would visit South Africa as part of his three-country tour of Africa, the US leader has generated controversy around the country.

Early this month, the Muslim Lawyers’ Association in Johannesburg called for the arrest and prosecution of President Obama for war crimes when he arrives in the country.

The group submitted a 600-page document to the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions on June 7, saying they wanted an investigation into the use of drone strikes in the Middle East that killed innocent civilians.

THATS A GOOD BOY
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930763 Jun 24, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
Mindless Robot Propaganda Post # 6 for today! ROTFLMAO!!!
<quoted text>
only 6?

i need to step it up.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930764 Jun 24, 2013
IS this a script CIA outing the government the government outing the CIA lolololOBAMA is not BRANDO MARLON BRANDO STOOD FOR something wether he was making a movie that already had a script or not no matter what the studio or director had planned BRANDO MADE IT HIS OWN THATS WHAT A person WITH REAL TALENT does obama has no political TALENT AND his writtent speeches dont work anymore because he now sees no one pays attention to him NOT EVEN HIS SUPPORTERS IN CHICAGO
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#930765 Jun 24, 2013
Where Crazy Conservative Memes Are Invented

Liberals talk a lot about Fox News and Rush Limbaugh and other conservative media that are on the mainstream radar. But liberals and mainstream journalists tend to forget that there is a fever swamp of crazed conspiracy theories and shockingly offensive rhetoric that exists in obscure right-wing websites and viral e-mail chains. As David Frum recently noted on his Daily Beast blog, it is impossible to understand the dog whistles you hear on Fox News if you aren’t familiar with the viral e-mail smears their audience believes in.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/170154/where-cr...

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