Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1232004 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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Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#933414 Jun 27, 2013
I'm baaaack!

(Aunt Bettie Lou)

So bite me name stealer.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#933415 Jun 27, 2013
WOW wrote:
Two-year-old Adam Kirby joins Mensa with IQ higher than both David Cameron and Barack Obama A two-year-old from south London with an IQ higher than David Cameron's has become the youngest member of British Mensa.
Adam Kirby, from Mitcham, is not even speaking in full sentences yet, but according to The Daily Mail the 29-month-old whizzkid can spell 100 words, knows most of the times tables up to 10, and has learned the periodic table.
After he scored 141 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test - higher than both Mr Cameron and US president Barack Obama - he was invited to join British Mensa, the society for people with outstandingly high IQs.
Maybe it would have been better to say -higher than either- rather than both?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933416 Jun 27, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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That's nostril, millhouse or 'whatever' he's calling himself.
gunner aka jimmy? Yeah, he's pretty steamed up about that gay marriage thingy. I thought he'd be glad that he and eman could finally hookup.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933418 Jun 27, 2013
Emoron wrote:
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These NEO-patriots are phony hypocrites that drape themselves in the flag and then spout hate for the government.
Emoron! Phenomenal!
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#933420 Jun 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
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No it didn't. Did I ever tell you the forest service used to pay me to count spotted owls?
Well, I thought it did. I'm sure you've mentioned it in passing. Peppy once had a job counting porcupine needles.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933421 Jun 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I have not read a thing about these panels posing a danger to "animals". For example, great care is taken to protect desert turtles and the newer panels are designed so that they do not attract insects.
In the overall picture, solar energy is far less ecologically damaging than coal fired power plants. One adversely affects human life, one does not. Your argument lacks common sense.
You lack a basis in reality

"Swardenski told CBS 5 the disposal process is going smoothly in Fremont, but what about nearby Milpitas? Solyndra leased a building on California Circle for the final assembly of its solar panels. But the cleanup at the leased building in Milpitas is in limbo, because Solyndra doesn’t want to pay.CBS 5 found the building locked up, with no one around. At the back, a hazardous storage area was found. There were discarded buckets half filled with liquids and barrels labeled “hazardous waste.”The building’s owner, a company called iStar, claimed in court documents,“there may be serious environmental, health and safety issues” at the premises. According to the documents, they include,“numerous containers of solvents and chemicals…and processing equipment contaminated with lead.”“Essentially it looks like they left a pretty big mess behind,” San Jose State Assistant Professor Dustin Mulvaney told CBS 5. Mulvaney has written a white paper (.pdf) on solar industry waste for the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition."
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#933422 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Redhawk, one of the top public courses in California, costs $23 including cart.
Cheap.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933423 Jun 27, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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We need to think for ourselves.
Try it sometime.
How ironic coming from an impersonator.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933424 Jun 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>John Galt lives in PA, doubtful he has ever left the state.
Exactly! He pretended to be in Houston, TX once too. Then, there was the Bulgarian bear fighting story which was questionable till Demos/Tenzing found this video:

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#933425 Jun 27, 2013
Whatever wrote:
The IRS commissioner said today at a Capitol Hill hearing that the IRS's internal review doesn't contradict the inspector general's report that says progressives weren't targeted by the federal agency
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =zVIyj0LGcEUXX&feature=pla yer_embedded#action=share
Right, except the IG's report doesn't say progressives weren't targeted because the IG was directed to ONLY investigate conservative applicants. IG George has stated that they did find left organizations on watch lists but that they were outside the scope of their investigation.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#933426 Jun 27, 2013
WOW wrote:
Two-year-old Adam Kirby joins Mensa with IQ higher than both David Cameron and Barack Obama A two-year-old from south London with an IQ higher than David Cameron's has become the youngest member of British Mensa.
Adam Kirby, from Mitcham, is not even speaking in full sentences yet, but according to The Daily Mail the 29-month-old whizzkid can spell 100 words, knows most of the times tables up to 10, and has learned the periodic table.
After he scored 141 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test - higher than both Mr Cameron and US president Barack Obama - he was invited to join British Mensa, the society for people with outstandingly high IQs.
100 words? He's got most rightwingers beat.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933427 Jun 27, 2013
Former Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Wednesday that Congressional Democrats are planning new legislation to render ineffective Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision on Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the historic 1965 legislation that guaranteed equal access to the vote for all Americans, regardless of race or ethnicity. According to The Hill, Pelosi is already considering naming the prospective bill after civil rights icon and Georgia Rep. John Lewis (D).

“It’s really a step backward, and it’s not a reflection of what’s really happening in our country in some of these places,” Pelosi said of Tuesday’s decision, in which a 5-to-4 majority ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Section 4 established a metric for states that have discriminated racially in the past, qualifying them for Section 5, which mandates that these states receive clearance from the federal government before making changes to election law.

“I would like to see something…called the John Lewis Voting Rights Act,” she continued, saying that Congress could follow Chief Justice Roberts’ recommendation and re-write Section 4&#8242;s criteria.

Nice!

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/27/pelosi-...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933428 Jun 27, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
No, I am not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker,” Obama said, at a media conference in Senegal.
The US leader also said that he had not called the Chinese or Russian presidents to plead with them to hand Snowden over, because his government was using regular legal channels for an extradition case.
“I have not called President Xi (Jinping) personally or President (Vladimir) Putin personally. The reason is, number one, I shouldn’t have to. This is something that routinely is dealt between law enforcement officials in various countries.”
Obama said that the US and China relationships were broad and ranged over many issues and that he would not get down to “wheeling and dealing” with Russia and China over one extradition case
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/06/27/obama-p...
It might interfere with his vacation. Why should he care that a nsa contractor is in russia with a number of nsa laptops.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933431 Jun 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Cheap.
In fairness, that is the twilight rate starting at 1 pm, but for an excellent golf course.

http://www.redhawkgolfcourse.com/

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#933432 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Solar power is viable only in the Southwest. Power supply for Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, not much else.
What about the rest of the country, nights, cloudy days, etc.?
Oh, ye of little knowledge:

Plants are located throughout the United States. There are four more plants planned in Colorado and three more in Utah.

New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Pennsylvania have all passed Renewable Energy laws.

Just for the record, the Long Island Solar Farm is "the largest photovoltaic array in the eastern U.S. It earned the Best Photovoltaic Project of Year Award from the New York Solar Energy Industries Association. The LISF is made up of 164,312 solar panels, which provide enough electricity for roughly 4,500 households. Additionally, the project will cause the abatement of more than 30,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year."

http://archive.longislandpress.com/2011/11/21...

List of five BEST states for solar energy:

BEST

1. Massachusetts – With an impressive 4.4 out of 5, Massachusetts is one of only a handful of states where homeowners have the option of leasing solar panels for rather than buying them outright. As you might imagine, this puts a residential solar system within the financial reach of many who might otherwise not be able to purchase one. Massachusetts also offers several tempting rebates and tax incentives for choosing solar.

2. Maryland – With a 4.3 out of 5, Maryland was only narrowly edged out of the top spot by Massachusetts. With good background energy policies, strong financial incentives, and the availability of solar leases, the only thing holding Maryland back is a high threshold for earning those incentives. Currently, only systems of at least 20 kilowatts (much bigger than the average home system) qualify.

3. New York – Although it ties Maryland with a 4.3 out of 5, New York has blazed its own trail when it comes to state rebate and tax credit programs designed to help those who go solar achieve even faster payback time frames.

4. Delaware – A score of 4.05 out of 5 is nothing to sneeze at, especially because it doesn’t adequately show how far Delaware has come in just a few short years. Since 2010, all of the state’s renewable energy policies, from tax incentives to the Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS), have matured significantly. One of the only things holding it back is the lack of a property tax exemption to save homeowners even more money on an annual basis.

5. Colorado – As the home of one of the first Renewables Portfolio Standards in the country, it’s no surprise that Colorado is in the top five. With a score of 3.7 out of 5, Colorado recently strengthened its successful RPS, mandating 30 percent renewable energy by 2020. Although financial incentives are available from the handful of utility companies operating in the state, Colorado’s solar future would benefit from state rebates and tax credits that could bring the sticker price of installation way down for residents.

Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/5-best-and-worst-...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933433 Jun 27, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Maybe it would have been better to say -higher than either- rather than both?
Oh stfu fer krissakes.

Mensa

Interestingly, the Spanish use of the word mensa (female) or menso (male)generally denotes someone who is crazy or stupid.

"No seas menso".... Don't be crazy. Or, "mensa, yo te dije que no lo hicieras"... stupid, I told you not to do it.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#933434 Jun 27, 2013
Market up again, sheesh this is becoming an almost every day event with Obama as president.

Up over 15,000

Flack/Galt/Whatever officially on suicide watch.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933435 Jun 27, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Exactly! He pretended to be in Houston, TX once too. Then, there was the Bulgarian bear fighting story which was questionable till Demos/Tenzing found this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =mX60S8r1FQwXX
The locations that appear with posts mean nothing.

For example, log on at Barnes and Noble and your address will show up as Austin, TX.

And that's without trying to deceive.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933436 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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In fairness, that is the twilight rate starting at 1 pm, but for an excellent golf course.
http://www.redhawkgolfcourse.com/
When do you play golf?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#933438 Jun 27, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Cheap.
He's lying as usual. That price is member afternoon (when it's a 100 and eight fkn degrees in the shade) It is however a decent public course other than when it's loaded up with ancient fks and those pesky Marine wives from nearby Camp Pendleton.

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