Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1278824 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

#930795 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt would also like Snowden to return if that would result in an open discussion of Obama's NSA snooping.
I think it would return the focus.

But, we have lame brain reporters like Gregory who is singing the admin tune about reporters being criminals.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#930796 Jun 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>The Irish politician was staunchly anti-British, so it's not surprising that he'd also attack the American President for the strong U.S.-British alliance.
Obama doesn't like the British either due to his father. Are you ever right?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930797 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Need to go to the video to see if Putin flipped the bird to Obama while they were meeting.
Galt apologizes for making jokes about a tragic and dangerous situation where the US is represented by an amateur up against a trained professional.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#930798 Jun 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Rasmussen Shows Collapse In Rubio’s Support Among Republicans
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/r...
see what happens the minute you step out of the FOX bubble?
After 2014 and Obama leaves there will be nothing to hold these lunatics together. DBWriter is a great example, he considers Lindsey Graham a Democrat even though Graham has been beating DB's Benghazi drum louder than him.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#930799 Jun 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Putin is on his way out in his own country. He's barely holding back the huge wave of mass protests against his tyrannical, unlawful rule.
Now Jean from Queens has proven herself to be totally bananas.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#930800 Jun 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Are you blind? It's hardly possible for President Obama 'to leave color out of it' since he is a 'Man of Color'! Besides ,it was the birther /tea party kooks, Obama's enemies, who brought up his 'color'.
Make up your fcking mind.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930801 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Need to go to the video to see if Putin flipped the bird to Obama while they were meeting.
It would be interesting to see Putin's face as he is walking away.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930802 Jun 24, 2013
Obama’s Syria policy is full of contradictions
When asked the U.S. objective in Syria, some proponents of intervention say it is to end that country’s humanitarian nightmare. But in the short term, arming one side will increase the violence and bloodshed. That’s fine if it serves our real objective, which is the ouster of the Assad regime, a nasty and evil dictatorship. But that is a negative objective. The lesson of Iraq is that defeating Saddam Hussein — whose regime was perhaps even worse than Bashar al-Assad’s — was only a stepping stone to an outcome.

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Our goal for Syria is a democratic country where all sects can live in peace. Achieving that would require a lot more than the defeat of Assad; it would require an occupation of sorts to ensure the creation of a suitable political system. We attempted just that in Iraq and, despite a massive, decade-long effort that cost trillions of dollars and thousands of lives, Iraq today cannot be described as either genuinely democratic or multiethnic.(The international intervention in the Balkans was also followed by a decades-long occupation, which continues to this day in Bosnia.) Put another way, we want an outcome in Syria that is even more ambitious than the one in Iraq — yet we intend to achieve it through a “no-fly” zone.

OBAMA does the same as BUSH but HIS SUPPORTERS SAY NO
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930803 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Just as Joe Kennedy hated the British so much that he was pro-Nazi.
obaba and his wife doesnt like the BRITISH

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#930804 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.
Maybe you need to check your assumptions. When a government gets so powerful and has so many "enemies" that it feels compelled and justified in spying on, imprisoning, and assassinating its own citizens and targeting those who would hold them accountable then maybe that government's legitimacy should be called into question.

At least that's what some of those old documents in the National Archive say.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#930805 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt apologizes for making jokes about a tragic and dangerous situation where the US is represented by an amateur up against a trained professional.
Very true. Putin knows exactly what he is doing and has the KGB background to be ruthless.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#930806 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt would also like Snowden to return if that would result in an open discussion of Obama's NSA snooping.
It would be nice if Edward Snowden returned , but he's looking more like a glamor hound like Julien Assange( Assange is advising Snowden on what country that he should request asylum.) In the meantime, President Obama is going forward on an open public discussion of the NSA secrecy revelations. Obama has met with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Watchdog Committee(It's the same committee that republicans have tried to block by refusing to confirm appointments to it)
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930807 Jun 24, 2013
OBAMAS LAME duck presidency

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#930808 Jun 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Putin is on his way out in his own country. He's barely holding back the huge wave of mass protests against his tyrannical, unlawful rule.
Exchange "Obama" for "Putin", same response, same reason.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#930809 Jun 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Funny though that the news media have lost interest in all those FauxNews "crises" as they've been proved to be non-existent.
If you can't answer the man's question, do not panic. You can always call him names or cry FauxNews

It's the culture...
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#930810 Jun 24, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
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We learned all we needed to know about Obama when he first ran for public office. Nothing's changed except the scale of his corruption and the scope of his agenda.
Most presidents, if not all, have a record of past accomplishments in past leadership positions.

Just wish a few liberals on here would point out some of Obama's accomplishments as an Illinois Senator in one of the most politically corrupt cities in the country - and then as a junior Senator in the U.S. Congress where he won unopposed because of a nasty divorce scandal that somehow "leaked" about his opponent...like his other two opponents running for the Illinois Senate where he also ran unopposed and winning by a slim majority.

Most people don't know that. But we certainly knew enough in 2008 and 2012 that should have never gotten him on the ticket - much less win the presidency.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#930811 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt apologizes for making jokes about a tragic and dangerous situation where the US is represented by an amateur up against a trained professional.
Remember Andy Kaufman vs. Jerry Lawler?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#930812 Jun 24, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Real Dave trying to attack people who point out this admin's treatment of reporters and whistle blowers calling them traitors is a mindless Progressive talking point that will divide America.
That talk is coming from Republican quarters as well. Are they now "progressive" too? I've been saying so all along but its neat to get one of y'all to admit it.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#930813 Jun 24, 2013
I thought THIS WAS FOR BLACKS (suckers) Affirmative Action Has Helped White Women More Than Anyone, talk about REPUBLICANS lolololhahahaha hustled over and over but yOUR face is the IMAGE of WELFARE and ALL GOVERNMENT hand out programs their children get the grants that run the programs that your children inherit lolololo not the education no the hand out scraps urban democrats sharpton lovers lolololhahahahah

Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2013/06/17/affirmative-...

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#930814 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Now Jean from Queens has proven herself to be totally bananas. The political conditions in Russia are getting worse under Putin as witnessed by the his resort to greater force and oppression of all dissent.
You're not a Russian expert. "It is not an easy thing to quantify, much less to prove. But among intellectuals and advocates of a democratic Russia in the Western mode, a gnawing concern is arising that the relative freedom from state surveillance and restriction that citizens have relished in the last decade may be drawing to a close.

Supplanting it is a resurgent government obsession with internal security and threats from abroad -- a phenomenon that they say has set off a limited but growing crackdown on supposed challenges to the state."
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/14/world/some-...

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