Barack Obama, our next President

There are 20 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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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#934043 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Secularists who try and interpret the Bible don't have a most basic understanding that part of the Old Testament records the old Jewish Law and contains battles fought between good and evil which is still the battle today. The coming of the prophesied Messiah in the New Testament changed the landscape completely.
Christians refer to the New Testament as living under grace rather than living under the Law.
The hardening of one's heart comes by rejecting compassion, mercy and love. When the scriptures refer to God as hardening one's heart - as was said about Pharaoh ignoring Moses and God's warnings with the plagues in Egypt - it's already happened and there's no hope of it ever changing.
Biblical and historical scholars can interpret history anyway they want to using the Old Testament as a guide. But if they focus on God's saving grace in the New Testament, they'd have to write a different book.
Jesus said "it is written, but I tell you now..." 25 times in the New Testament and said "I say" over 140 times which means listen to me instead.
"The hardening of one's heart comes by rejecting compassion, mercy and love"; hmmmm, interesting. Sounds like the republican mantra.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#934044 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If you want to talk about "political suicide", creating millions of additional Obamabots out of illegal aliens fits the bill.
You have clearly been brainwashed by the media, including your RINO friend Bill.
It's another issue that will energize the Democrat vote and sweep aside the Repugnants.

The proof was in the last election. This issue will ensure Hillary a huge victory in 2016!!

See the way asians and hispanics voted, and weep for your future.

Your only chance is to try to peel off some hispanics from the Democrats. But your side is too stupid to do what makes sense. They're just like you, a hateful old fool.

Your side is in a vice, which squeezes your heads more every day.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#934045 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, too bad that when Bush was President and could really make a difference he banned American women health organizations from receiving government funding to help African women and children improve their quality of life and health prospects. It was called the Reagan 'gag rules' on women health organizations. Some 'class act', most people would call it a 'war crime'.
Wonder if he'll be arrested; can Spain arrest him in Africa?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934046 Jun 28, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Oh, and you might want to point me to the clause in the Constitution that tasks the government with "border security".
Border security wasn't an issue in the colonies. They didn't even know how far the west expanded when the Constitution was written.

Every country in the world secures their borders for very good reasons. Do you have any inkling as to what they might be?
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#934047 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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You talking thru your ass again, or do you have a link to support what you say??
I,m betting on the former.
Ummm, that would be you. There have been numerous links providing data and it's also common knowledge. Clean the mold off the rock you live under.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#934048 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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You talking thru your ass again, or do you have a link to support what you say??
I,m betting on the former.
Oh fer krissakes, she's dumb as a rock. Without Medicare, the doctors here would have no patients!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#934049 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Emaam will now attempt to change the subject..........
Watch and see.
Ever since he snuck across the border, he thinks no one else should. Did his wife go back when she left him with the kids?
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#934050 Jun 28, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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When President Bush took office on Jan. 20, 2001, the S&P 500 stock market index stood at 1,342.54.
The day he left office, it was 805.22, a drop of 40 percent.
Republicans seem to have no ability to aid the economy?
When the lying two-faced president Obama took office their were 33.5 million people on food stamps. Now there are roughly 47.8 million, an increase of 42.7%. Amazing how the Democraps can knock the middleclass folks into poverty.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934051 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Galt wants Big Government to 'spend money it doesn't have' on a huge public works project to hire 20,000 more border agents and build extensions for the border 'Freedom Wall'. Galt only likes 'small government' when it can't go to war against poverty,corrupt big banksters, and catastrophic climate change.
The only way to eliminate poverty is for the poor to get jobs, which becomes less likely when faced by competition from immigrants.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#934052 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A class act, without self-promotion.
The worst President in American history, that's Bush.

Where was the Teabagger outrage over Laura Bush's frequent visits to Africa??

Michelle goes to Africa, you idiots have a fit.

Never mention that Laura went to Africa 3 times while Bush was President. And she took the Bush daughters.

Where's your selective outrage, idiot??
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#934053 Jun 28, 2013
By now, Americans are pretty familiar with filibusters. A few notable ones in the U.S. Senate have changed the procedural math such that most votes require a “filibuster-proof” majority of 60 votes to cut off debate, rather than the regular 51, causing much hand-wringing about our broken legislative process and minority power run amok.

But when state senator Wendy Davis stood up to deploy the same tactic against a bill that would dramatically curtail abortions in Texas, she became a rarity. Only 13 states allow filibusters, and with the exception of Nebraska’s unicameral legislature — where filibusters are at a seven-year high – they’re rarely used. Most come with restrictions on debate, such as a requirement that everything the filibustering lawmaker says must be germane to the subject at hand (unlike in the U.S. Senate, where you can drone on about anything) or that the lawmaker may not receive any assistance.(Under the Texas Senate’s “three-strikes” rule, Davis’s two somewhat off-topic comments and the help she received with a back brace brought her talkathon to an end.)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934054 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Improve border security first and then discuss the issue of illegal aliens already here.
Hiring thousands of extra border guards does not necessarily improve security.
That's what many republicans are also saying - let's see the border guards in place first. No one trusts this government. The democrats made sure their massive immigration bill included "escape clauses" where Napolitano or Obama could decide not to enforce parts of it at their discretion.

Those sneaky democrats...always wanting to put power in the hands of the few.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#934055 Jun 28, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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That was dumb.
The IG report showed 100% of groups with tea party or patriot was flagged. Still waiting.
Whine as much as you want less than 30% of those with progressive in name was flagged and except for a few most was approved.
But, but ISSA does not change the findings.
Link, liar.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934056 Jun 28, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Oh, and you might want to point me to the clause in the Constitution that tasks the government with "border security".
Article I, Section 8, first clause.

"provide for the common defence"...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934057 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Most 'immigrants' wanting to come to America are conservative, Catholic, non-interventionist(for strong defense at home ;''we take care of our own first'), pro-family values people
Galt favors legal immigration of those who can contribute to society and the economy.

Illegal immigration is an entirely different story.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#934058 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, too bad that when Bush was President and could really make a difference he banned American women health organizations from receiving government funding to help African women and children improve their quality of life and health prospects. It was called the Reagan 'gag rules' on women health organizations. Some 'class act', most people would call it a 'war crime'.
bushie boy might be thinking of it as penance for his time in office.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#934059 Jun 28, 2013
From a fossils perspective:
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh fer krissakes, she's dumb as a rock. Without Medicare, the doctors here would have no patients!
how long have you lived in Lala Land?

God! Are you people ignorant.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#934060 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Border security wasn't an issue in the colonies. They didn't even know how far the west expanded when the Constitution was written.
Every country in the world secures their borders for very good reasons. Do you have any inkling as to what they might be?
So... the Louisiana Purchase had fences and barbed wire and guards to separate the French?!?!?!?!

wow

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#934061 Jun 28, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Rassmussin
Obama: Strongly Approve: 22%... Strongly Disapprove: 43%... Index:-21… Total Approval: 45%.
Rassmussin???

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Aren't they the ones who called a landslide for Rmoney?? Of course they were!!

They only sample Teabaggers like you. Y'know, the ones without functioning brains.

Gallup, another Rmoney believer has Obama at 50% approval, 44% disapproval.

Proof that your stupid so called 'scandals' have amounted to nothing. Americans see it as more racism from the Repugnants, the party of racism and hatred for women, gays, blacks, immigrants, asians, etc., etc., etc.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934062 Jun 28, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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"The hardening of one's heart comes by rejecting compassion, mercy and love"; hmmmm, interesting. Sounds like the republican mantra.
I'll refer you to one of my posts last night:

The scamming of America. The bigger the government, the easier to game the system. Liberals perish the thought. They'd have to admit something's wrong with big government and the system.

It's easier for them to believe no one would ever do that and conservatives are just heartless monsters.

I hate to keep saying it, Lily, but you are just too gullible for your own good - as are most liberals. There's nothing virtuous about being gullible. Most people call gullible people "suckers".

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