Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1374801 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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Nostrilis H Waxman

Windsor, CT

#932143 Jun 25, 2013
Hey libtards!

How does it feel to be ignorant?
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#932144 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Public libraries are quaint luxuries if the taxpayers can afford same.
Galt has an extensive personal library, probably too much to ever get through.
Galt hates electronic books.
(There are some dandys in electronic format...Galt.)

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#932145 Jun 25, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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It was both of us.
But Flack was the one you responded to.
The charts were accurate and speak for themselves!
You are being stupid or contrite. Which is it?
So the first hour of trading was from 13:00 to 14:00? Galt may have been on to something here. What time zone are you in?

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LNC Llin

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#932146 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Public libraries are quaint luxuries if the taxpayers can afford same.
Galt has an extensive personal library, probably too much to ever get through.
Galt hates electronic books.
The Pope resigned
The Queen abdicated
The sun did not rise in the East

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Nostrilis H Waxman

Windsor, CT

#932147 Jun 25, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Democrats only like women for limited reasons and alienate anyone who doesn't agree with their liberal agenda.
And the Tea Party.."OMG"... "OMG".
lol geez.
Liberal Men are feminine so that is to be expected.

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#932149 Jun 25, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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As I stated before you are being idiotically obstinate.
Everyone knows Obama promised us we could keep our doctors.
Awwww, first time you've been lied to?

How cute.

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TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#932151 Jun 25, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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So people with insurance paid for health care before Obamacare and will pay for health care after Obamacare.
Is this what you mean to say?
and working class people unable to afford the pass-the-buck, backassward, robbinghoodieTic steal more from the working class poor to give more to slackerTics birdcage toilet paper billage, will just be getting gouged even more.

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#932152 Jun 25, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Tenzing thinks just because he doesn't mind changing doctors everyone else should have the same mindset. Obviously changing doctors is a big deal to a lot of americans otherwise obama would not have made the promise. As false as it was.
Must be "socialism" then.

I mean, if you have to pay out of your own pocket because you're so strongly opposed to changing doctors it MUST be socialism right?

Right-wing idiots having to pay their own way is the very definition of socialism isn't it?

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#932153 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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You are totally ignorant or misinformed about the power industry here and in China.
Frontporchazzhole and RealDumb are full of it.

Wiki - Energy Policy of China: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_policy_of...

"On June 19, 2007, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency announced that a preliminary study had indicated that China's greenhouse gas emissions for 2006 had exceeded those of the United States for the first time. The agency calculated that China’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels increased by 9% in 2006, while those of the United States fell by 1.4%, compared to 2005.

Coal is the major source of energy in China....China is the world's top coal producer and ranks third in the amounts of coal reserves. It is approximately self-sufficient in coal, with a production of 2.38 billion ton and a consumption of 2.37 billion tons in 2006. China used to be a major coal exporter, but exports have decreased and China may soon become a net importer.

In 2010 China was second highest hard coal importer (157 Mt).

China consumes more coal than any other country. Its share of the world coal production was 48% in 2009 and 28% in 2000. Coal use in the world increased 48% from 2000 to 2009. In practice, the majority of this growth occurred in China and the rest in other parts of Asia.

China currently generates nearly four-fifths of its electricity from coal-fired power stations. It is progressing with the construction of 562 new coal-fired plants over the next few years. In 2007, John Ashton, of the UK Foreign Office, informed the BBC that China was building about two power stations every week. About 79% of China's electricity was produced with coal between 2004 and 2010. Coal electricity increased from 1,713 TWh in 2004 to 3,273 TWh in 2010.

Approximately 7% of China's energy was from renewable sources in 2006, a figure targeted to rise to 10% by 2010 and to 16% by 2020.[17] The major renewable energy source in China is hydropower. Total hydro-electric output in China in 2009 was 615.64 TWh, constituting 16.6% of all electricity generated. The country already has the most hydro-electric capacity in the world, and the Three Gorges Dam is projected to be the largest hydro-electric power station in the world, with a total capacity of 22.5 GW. It has been in full operation since May 2012."

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#932154 Jun 25, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Tenzing is ok with a health care law that sucks as long as its a liberal plan. Can understand there might be something better. You know how libertarians are all about mandates.
Oh yeah, that's why I don't read or reply to your posts, you're an idiot.

Forgot myself there for a minute.

Carry on.

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Since: May 07

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#932155 Jun 25, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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No, especially since he came out within a day or two calling it an "act of terror". Fox doesn't spin it that way of course but I heard the words come out of his mouth.
So, evidently it DIDN'T effect the outcome of the election since that admission was made nearly two months ahead of the election.
Like I said, your severe partisanship makes you stupid.
You are lying through your missing tooth again, Mr. Partisan Libertarian.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#932156 Jun 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Supreme Court Guts The Voting Rights Act
The decision frees up those jurisdictions to change their voting laws without supervision. But the federal government still has the power to target a voting law in court, after it is passed, if it is suspected of having a discriminatory effect on a particular racial group.
http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/06/su...
now it's just a matter of which southern state gets hit with a federal lawsuit.
Does this mean that Eric Racist Holder is finally going to be forced to crack down on the Black Panthers' racist attacks at polling stations?

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Waxman

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#932157 Jun 25, 2013
LNC Llin wrote:
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Bush won credit for the stock market crash of 2008.
For the world recession?

Explain, idiot.

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TheIndependentMa jority

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#932158 Jun 25, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Must be "socialism" then.
I mean, if you have to pay out of your own pocket because you're so strongly opposed to changing doctors it MUST be socialism right?
Right-wing idiots having to pay their own way is the very definition of socialism isn't it?
No...that sounds more like the results of cronyism lobbying, due to the result of a socialist agenda being pushed, rather than the free market concept.
Did yew go to skool wif Duh a Vey?

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#932159 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Medicare premiums (government plus supplemental) are much higher than most people think, far more than the average person pays toward his employer insurance plan. So, when people retire and go on Medicare, they usually experience a significant increase in cost.
There is no free lunch.
That must be why Medicare runs a surplus huh?

It DOES run a surplus doesn't it?

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Waxman

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#932160 Jun 25, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Must be "socialism" then.
I mean, if you have to pay out of your own pocket because you're so strongly opposed to changing doctors it MUST be socialism right?
Right-wing idiots having to pay their own way is the very definition of socialism isn't it?
Normal, independent & self sufficient people already pay their way.

Libtard.

Then there is you.

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#932161 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If you were still married and told your wife that she needed to change her ob/gyn, you might get a different response.
Same with many other specialists.
Obamacare is anti-choice.
I AM still married, one immediate benefit of Obamacare is that I may finally be able to get divorced.

Ya see, she won't divorce me as long as I provide her health insurance. Once she can get supplemental coverage under Obamacare we should be able to proceed with the divorce.

I want to thank all of you for taking her off my hands.

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#932162 Jun 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Mitt Romney was definitely one of the biggest liars who ever ran for President.
How would you know being stinking drunk through the entire campaign?

Did your propaganda handler tell you this?(over drinks)

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ZaMan

Brooklyn, NY

#932163 Jun 25, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
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MOSCOW — Russia's foreign minister on Tuesday said that U.S. demands to extradite U.S. spy leaker Edward Snowden were "ungrounded and unacceptable."
Interesting how Obama has ZERO influence and is the laughing stock of the world.
Obama has lost all credibility, as the NY Times has said in writing.
Obama said he was against all this spying when he was lying to get elected. Now he is a spying fascist on steroid.
I'm glad Snowden embarrassed the jive-ass punk obama. Obama's policies are so misguided, this really doesn't matter in the big scheme of things. The man is a wimp.
The world is Russia, China, Ecuador, and Cuba? Didn't know that. I Know Obama is not respected in SOME parts of the world, But I won't sit while you claim that EVERY part of the world has the same racist mentality as the racist right of America. They don't!
Let's face it, you have to have gigantic egos if you're going to be a major player in politics. But you have to also have goals and standards. Palin has neither goals or standards. Obama's goals was to get us off that cliff we nearly toppled over into an even greater Depression than the last one. He did it in spite of all the incredible obstruction he has faced every single step of the way. Palin has neither the ability or the passion to do so.
Apology tour - invention of Fox News - accepted as gospel by you and your ilk. I believe you are making my point for me

“Peace on Earth”

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#932164 Jun 25, 2013
The truth raises it's ugly head and Issa strikes again:

The IRS Inspector General's office says the 50 page audit prepared by his office regarding groups targeted by the IRS did not include the progressive groups that were targeted because "that was outside the scope of the audit that was originally requested by Issa." Issa told them to look at Tea Party groups and that is what they did.

Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan, the ranking member on the House Ways and Means Committee:

"I think the failure of the IG to acknowledge this, to address it, created the opportunity for people to politicize this and to try to connect it with the president and to probably help lead to statements that were not true."

Ya think? Issa is nothing but a Republican snake.

http://www.wbur.org/npr/195599362/Democrats-W...

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