Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1234293 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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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#934232 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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So, the jobs never happened and the ObamaKare has yet to start.
1.7 million jobs since Obama passed the Economic Recovery Act and rising.
Dont Delete

Hampton, VA

#934233 Jun 28, 2013
ok, so Obama s-u-c-k-s.........why are you people spending time on 800,000 posts that are going in a circle? Do people in CA & PA have jobs or are you at your work computer?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934234 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>We were discussing an avenue for opportunity and income and this is your solution? No wonder blacks feel as if the Republican party has abandoned them. They have.
Why not?

The Bethlehem Steel mill is closed.

But Homer could go to the hood and hire new employees.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934235 Jun 28, 2013
MSNBC to hire Rachel Jeantel to replace ratings disaster Al Sharpton.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#934236 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Missy, "bushie boy" got the same Intel as Senator Weasel Clinton.
Only Senator Weasel left him hanging in the wind just to be popular among all you parrots.
No son. bushie boy gave the intel to everyone else.

Your problem is you still think your opinion overrides reality.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#934237 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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One major obstacle to most people looking for work is their unwillingness to relocate to where the jobs are. The inner city will not be that place any time in the near future because the costs of operating there are simply too high.
That's where Galt is wrong. As gas prices rise, commuter transportation to and from the suburbs becomes more expensive and companies and their younger, more mobile-friendly work force are moving back to complete cities that provide a variety of less-expensive mas transit options, bus, train, bike and car share, etc., affordable mixed-use housing,commercial buildings, entertainment, and pleasure.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934238 Jun 28, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You know as well as I that the Department of Justice is working on getting Snowden back to the United States. The fact that President Obama has placed limits on how far we are willing to go makes common sense. Ecuador needs us. We don't need Ecuador.
And, we certainly don't need Snowden back in the United States. Sure, trying him for espionage, theft of government property, leaking national defense information and revealing classified information about communications intelligence would be ideal but expelling him to Ecuador for the rest of his life is fine with me. At least the tax payers won't be picking up the tab for a lengthy trial and 30+ years of imprisonment.
From everything I have read and heard, we know exactly what information Snowden has in his possession. He has done irreparable damage to our country but the damage has been done. Terrorists now know how to protect themselves from our surveillance programs thanks to traitor Snowden.
Sounds like a plan to encourage more Snowdens.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#934239 Jun 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
The Truthiness Is Out There
OK, this is awesome. Dylan Byers at Politico gets Erick son of Erick to respond to my observation that, although he rants about the rising prices of milk and bread — which somehow has something to do with pundits riding the Acela — the truth is that milk and bread prices have been flat for about five years, and in particular have gone nowhere despite all that money the Fed has printed. And Erickson’s response is, hey, it isn’t true, but people feel that it’s true:
Not everything is academic or chartable and sometimes the accuracy of the chart isn’t as real to people as the perception they have that their grocery store bills are getting more expensive though their shopping habits haven’t changed.

Seriously, Paul’s point is correct, but it is an issue of perception of people versus the reality of his chart. He can certainly go tell people milk prices haven’t gone up, but good luck getting them to believe him.
Notice, by the way, the implication that I don’t appreciate the problems real people (who don’t eat quiche or ride the Acela) are facing; actually, I do, but those problems are lack of jobs and stagnant wages, not rising prices. And if you want to solve problems, getting the nature of those problems right matters.
But then, only elitists want to solve problems; true men of the people just vent, and what matters is perception, not truth.
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/t...
new FOX motto: Perception, not truth.
oh wait. that's the old FOX motto.
"...the truth is that milk and bread prices have been flat for about five years,..."

Gee. What have we here? A LIE? NO-o-o-o-o-o...not from a Liberal!

What is this world coming to?!!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934240 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, U S abortion clinics are held to a higher 'standard' set by the Federal Government.
Are those standards the same as for other outpatient surgery centers, such as for performing colonoscopies?

Are all procedures performed by a licensed medical doctor?

And if there are standards, how did Gosnell continue to operate for so long?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#934241 Jun 28, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
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Who cares?
It's a 'scandal' that proved to be an issue with the IRS, NOT this administration...no matter how loudly FOX talking heads scream otherwise.
Just like Fast and Furious and Benghazi, Issa strikes out once again.
Well, we almost made it through a whole week without a new O'bama Regime scandal, but the good folks at Judicial Watch never rest, and they announced today that they’ve obtained records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) exposing that millions of dollars have been spent by the agency on the warrantless collection and analysis of Americans’ financial transactions

The full extent of the CFPB personal financial data collection program is revealed in a document obtained by Judicial Watch entitled “INDEFINITE-DELIVERY INDEFINITY-QUANTITY (IDIQ) STATEMENT OF WORK.” According to the IDIQ document’s stated Objective:“The CFPB seeks to acquire and maintain a nationally representative panel of credit information on consumers for use in a wide range of policy research projects… The panel shall be a random sample of consumer credit files obtains from a national database of credit files.”

John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934242 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> 1.7 million jobs since Obama passed the Economic Recovery Act and rising.
Prove it, net, not gross.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#934243 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Why not?
The Bethlehem Steel mill is closed.
But Homer could go to the hood and hire new employees.'SteelStacks' will be the centerpiece public space for Bethlehem's inner core town meeting place.
The Mayor of Bethlehem ,Pennsylvania relished the news of the old steel town's revival. "After lying dormant for more than a decade, Pennsylvania’s Bethlehem Steel complex is poised for rebirth with a new public space at its core. Once the second-largest producer of steel in the United States, the plant and its iconic blast furnaces will become the backdrop for a 4.5-acre arts cultural campus that is expected to draw 750,000 visitors to the Lehigh Valley each year. Called SteelStacks, the project is a result of years of planning by local group ArtsQuest and public broadcaster PBS 39 following the plant’s closure in 1995 and its partial conversion into the Sands Casino, open last year."
http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#934244 Jun 28, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Bah, Homer doesn't believe in Global Warming, that's for scientists and smart people.
Scientists in Revolt against Global Warming

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/11/scient...

Top Scientist Debunks CO2 Global Warming

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-439601

NASA and NOAA satellite data show the Earth’s temperature has not risen at all for more than a decade. This has occurred even though global carbon dioxide emissions rose by a third during the past 10 years.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamestaylor/2013/...

NASA experts on global warming myth.

http://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search...

Amazon books on the global warming myth.

http://www.amazon.com/s/...

Pick your source and/or "scientists and smart people".

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#934245 Jun 28, 2013
Emoron wrote:
Galt and Carol are like the toddering aunt and uncle under the spell of FOX. Essentially well meaning, but unable to discern reality.
Waxman, Shinningdumbass, Eman and DBWriter are spaced out no-life losers looking for something to whine about and blame for their miserable lives.
And all the while, Emoron picks lint from his bellybutton and scrapes klingons with the same fingernails he bites daily....

...and tries preaching from his high tower of benevolent intellect

Hee, hee.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934246 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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So blacks shouldn't start at the bottom like millions of others do?
What are you saying here, Homer?
Obama did not focus on jobs and the economy but Obamacare and why we're even having this discussion.
Low wage earners is a reality for low-skilled workers. Always has.
If you want to talk about increasing minimum wage, I'm all ears, because I believe the cost of living has grown and minimum wages haven't kept up.
But without employers willing to hire because of the unknowns of Obamacare, even raising the minimum wage is pointless.
Right?
I'm not suggesting they should, quit acting like you work for Fox News and quit spinning everything.

As for the economy, that's a load of crap, the stimulus was passed almost immediately and healthcare reform was not until a year later.

Why do you whiners rely on the government to provide jobs anyhow?

Rightwing aholes have been sitting around for 4 years waiting for the government to fix the economy. Astounding.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934247 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>That's where Galt is wrong. As gas prices rise, commuter transportation to and from the suburbs becomes more expensive and companies and their younger, more mobile-friendly work force are moving back to complete cities that provide a variety of less-expensive mas transit options, bus, train, bike and car share, etc., affordable mixed-use housing,commercial buildings, entertainment, and pleasure.
Guess that's why the population of large cities is shrinking.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#934248 Jun 28, 2013
Stocks Poised for Best First-Half Since 1999

"Sure the S&P 500 (^GSPC) could snap its streak of six consecutive monthly gains, but few are complaining given the fact that the key equity benchmarks are all up double-digits year-to-date thanks to a rally that saw all ten sectors rising and in many ways defied logic.
So what was the biggest hurdle during the first half of the year?
"Ignoring all of the Congressional dysfunction," replies Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ. "The market kept punching through to establish new highs, just working through the uncertainty of dysfunction."
Of course Stovall is referring to the endless overhang of two fiscal cliffs, a debt-ceiling fight, a budget funding showdown and the implementation of an across the board increase in payroll taxes. It was daunting and scary list of symptoms that left many frustrated bears heckling from the sidelines while the S&P 500 cruised to an all-time high of 1687 on May 22nd."

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All while the Teabagger idiots try to talk down the economy.

The stock market IS the economy, you idiots.

It is comprises of American Corporations like Walmart and GE, and many thousands of others.

As goes the market, so goes the economy.

Bush destroyed it, Obama fixed it.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#934249 Jun 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
One major obstacle to most people looking for work is their unwillingness to relocate to where the jobs are. The inner city will not be that place any time in the near future because the costs of operating there are simply too high.
Most don't have transportation, another expense, plus gas, babysitters, etc. So basically you have no avenue and they are permanently trapped? It's ok to say it most Republicans feel that way and have abandoned the inner cities, at least be honest.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#934250 Jun 28, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Well, we almost made it through a whole week without a new O'bama Regime scandal, but the good folks at Judicial Watch never rest, and they announced today that they’ve obtained records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) exposing that millions of dollars have been spent by the agency on the warrantless collection and analysis of Americans’ financial transactions
The full extent of the CFPB personal financial data collection program is revealed in a document obtained by Judicial Watch entitled “INDEFINITE-DELIVERY INDEFINITY-QUANTITY (IDIQ) STATEMENT OF WORK.” According to the IDIQ document’s stated Objective:“The CFPB seeks to acquire and maintain a nationally representative panel of credit information on consumers for use in a wide range of policy research projects… The panel shall be a random sample of consumer credit files obtains from a national database of credit files.”
Wonderful, more snooping into our private financial affairs.

For our own protection, of course.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#934251 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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You must stay up nights practicing your stupidity routines.
You don't need any practice.

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