Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1232452 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

#932135 Jun 25, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So, if you get a condition that lasts years with expensive treatments, you think that catastrophic policy will just cover it forever.
You still have the balls to post here? I've read your posts.

You really need help, Dave.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932136 Jun 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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There is no free lunch.
Not for the working class, NON slackerTic sectors anyway.

And they should limit the fweeriders too.

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LNC Llin

United States

#932137 Jun 25, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>It was more or less "handed" to his highness.
And then he proceed to ruin the country.
Bush won credit for the stock market crash of 2008.

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Nostrilis H Waxman

Windsor, CT

#932138 Jun 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Al didn't lose.
the Court won.
and a cow jumped over the Moon too, right Libtard?

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#932139 Jun 25, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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What are you mumbling about?
We are talking about people with insurance
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?

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Nostrilis H Waxman

Windsor, CT

#932140 Jun 25, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>It was more or less "handed" to his highness.
And then he proceed to ruin the country.
what was handed to your lowness?
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932141 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.
Ohhhhh poor Galt.

Get out the way.

lol.

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LNC Llin

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#932142 Jun 25, 2013
Senators engaged in last-minute jockeying and horse-trading Tuesday as they barreled toward the finish line for the Gang of Eight bill – an effort that could secure a handful of additional Republican votes for immigration reform this week.

New voters and their families

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Nostrilis H Waxman

Windsor, CT

#932143 Jun 25, 2013
Hey libtards!

How does it feel to be ignorant?
TheIndependentMa jority

London, 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

London, 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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

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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