Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1233437 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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TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#936398 Jul 2, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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You have repeatedly proved my point.
I am done with your idiotic pissing contest, moron.
Finally see the weirdness and freakishness in the depravity of stalking and pretending huh?

About time.

(because there IS really something OFF-as in -NOT right in the head- in that kind of stuff!!)
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#936399 Jul 2, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
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That's a very strange world you hypocritical paranoid righties reside in where defending the indefensible becomes the norm, and reality is what ever fits your political fantasies.????
As in sick in the head (for real!)!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#936400 Jul 2, 2013
At a time when Washington is extremely concerned about excessive spending, the cost of one congressman's overseas trip has raised eyebrows.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) booked a $19,525 flight to Egypt in November 2012. The ticket was paid for by taxpayers.

Pearce spokesman Eric Layer defended the exorbitant price tag to the Journal, noting the Veterans Day trip was booked with less than two weeks' notice after a congressional delegation trip was canceled. However, the Journal emphasized that an online search for roundtrip airfare leaving for Egypt in less than two weeks found tickets for $2,477, less than 13 percent of what taxpayers shelled out for Pearce's five-day excursion.

Over the past year, Pearce has also traveled to Ghana, the United Arab Emirates and Germany. The travel for those trips was provided by the U.S. military.

Pearce has been known for chastising his fellow elected officials for reckless spending. The Wall Street Journal described him as "a fiscal conservative who has made cutting wasteful government spending a hallmark of his tenure in the House."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/01/stev...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#936401 Jul 2, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Another nonsensical comment-you can't help yourself.
Eh gaw "skanknasty" again.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#936402 Jul 2, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Finally see the weirdness and freakishness in the depravity of stalking and pretending huh?
About time.
(because there IS really something OFF-as in -NOT right in the head- in that kind of stuff!!)
eh gaw "skanknasty"again.
GOPIdiots

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#936403 Jul 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
BERLIN - The German government said on Monday if media reports of large-scale U.S. spying on the European Union were confirmed, it would be unacceptable Cold War-style behavior between partners who require mutual trust.
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/01...
Now Germans know how Americans who oppose this administration feel.
Does anyone still believe Obama is improving foreign relations? Or uniting this country?
You voted for Bush, right? Supported him?
Well he spoke very clearly yesterday about the NSA program and supports our current POTUS [position with respect to protecting Americans.

///Former president George W. Bush criticized Edward Snowden and expressed confidence that the Obama administration would appropriately handle the controversy about its surveillance tactics in an interview filmed Sunday with CNN in Zambia.

Speaking to CNN’s Robyn Curnow, Mr. Bush said Mr. Snowden, the former CIA employee who leaked classified National Security Agency information, had “damaged the security of the country.” Mr. Bush said he was sure the administration would “deal” with the aftermath of the leaks, and said he approved of the NSA’s tactics.“I think there needs to be a balance, and as the president explained, there is a proper balance,” he said. The full interview is airing later Monday////

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/07/01/bush...

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#936404 Jul 2, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
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Are YOU on the glue?
The USA has THOUSANDS OF COMPANIES ready to get it done!
But they picked only one!
NO BID CONTRACTS.
fill in the price later!
would you hire a contractor like that? NO WAY!
$125,000 for a non army truck driver.
think about that!
YOUR USA Army son or daughter was paid $18,000.
THE BIGGEST RIP OFF EVER!!
$6 TRILLION DOLLARS TOTAL COST.
$6 THOUSAND BILLION DOLLARS.
ALL BORROWED BY REPUBLICANS.
EVERY CENT.
Borrowed against your next 40 generations.
for a stupid war.
IRAQ NEVER ATTACKED US, EVER. NEVER.
(it is said the USA provided Iraq with chemical weapons in the first place to use on Iran?)
CHRISTIANS walked the street in peace in Iraq,
Until the Bush Invasion.
Now YOU lose your head if you wear a cross in Iraq.
Thanks Bush: you set back relations a thousand years!
You still haven't written how the government contract bidding system works? All the gobble-de-gook you provided is a smoke screen? Give it up.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#936405 Jul 2, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
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You voted for Bush, right? Supported him?
Well he spoke very clearly yesterday about the NSA program and supports our current POTUS [position with respect to protecting Americans.
///Former president George W. Bush criticized Edward Snowden and expressed confidence that the Obama administration would appropriately handle the controversy about its surveillance tactics in an interview filmed Sunday with CNN in Zambia.
Speaking to CNN’s Robyn Curnow, Mr. Bush said Mr. Snowden, the former CIA employee who leaked classified National Security Agency information, had “damaged the security of the country.” Mr. Bush said he was sure the administration would “deal” with the aftermath of the leaks, and said he approved of the NSA’s tactics.“I think there needs to be a balance, and as the president explained, there is a proper balance,” he said. The full interview is airing later Monday////
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/07/01/bush...
Funny how your name is GOP idiots and you loons always said and still say Bush was an idiot, yet now you quote him to defend your idiot.

Bush the RINO speaketh, you swallow.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#936406 Jul 2, 2013
Liberals/Democrats would have been celebrating Snowden as a Hero if this had happen during the Bush Presidency!! WHAT’S UP?
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#936407 Jul 2, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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lily, continues her fantasy that all who dare question the Supreme POTUS be institutionalized or removed from the country.
Very liberal of you
Questioning the POTUS is what rational people do...Making up your own facts...relying on FOX to program you daily and being against any and every thing that he says or does is what FANATICAL haters do. See, that's what rational sounds like. Confusing to you isn't it?
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#936408 Jul 2, 2013
TSM wrote:
Liberals/Democrats would have been celebrating Snowden as a Hero if this had happen during the Bush Presidency!! WHAT’S UP?
For sure.

The socialists only politicize and do things to support harm to America when it helps Democrats. Remember, Democrat/Socialist Party 1st, Country last...
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#936409 Jul 2, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
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Funny how your name is GOP idiots and you loons always said and still say Bush was an idiot, yet now you quote him to defend your idiot.
Bush the RINO speaketh, you swallow.
I think you "MISUNDERESTIMATE" Bush's stupidity.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#936410 Jul 2, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Chicago used to have Special Ops. But then the community agitators like O'bama decided to start suing the city-costing the city millions of dollars because the same terrorist thugs who were shooting up everyone were the same terrorist thugs mom's, bros, aunties, cousins and uncles that sat on the jury. Now after PDiddy O'bama made a law before he left the Illinois state senate to have every municipality have 10% poor thug housing, it is out of control. The negroes run the city. Al Sharpton is moving to the city of Chicago to run the next riot. It is plain and simple. The blacks have no jobs and nothing better to than shoot their own-and not a damn thing can be done about it-nor do I believe that the democrats that run the city want to do anything about it. It was evidenced by Booby Rush, former Black Panther.
and the limousine liberal mindset of the left helped shape high crime areas:

'…One of the oldest and most dogmatic of the crusades of the left has been disarmament, both of individuals and of nations. Again, the focus of the left has been on the externals -- the weapons in this case.

If weapons were the problem, then gun control laws at home and international disarmament agreements abroad might be the answer.

But if evil people who care no more for laws or treaties than they do for other people's lives are the problem, then disarmament means making decent, law-abiding people more vulnerable to evil people.

Since belief in disarmament has been a major feature of the left since the 18th century, in countries around the world, you might think that by now there would be lots of evidence to substantiate their beliefs.

But evidence on whether gun control laws actually reduce crime rates in general, or murder rates in particular, is seldom mentioned by gun control advocates. It is just assumed in passing that of course tighter gun control laws will reduce murders.

But the hard facts do not back up that assumption. That is why it is the critics of gun control who rely heavily on empirical evidence, as in books like "More Guns, Less Crime" by John Lott and "Guns and Violence" by Joyce Lee Malcolm.

National disarmament has an even worse record. Both Britain and America neglected their military forces between the two World Wars, while Germany and Japan armed to the teeth. Many British and American soldiers paid with their lives for their countries' initially inadequate military equipment in World War II.

But what are mere facts compared to the heady vision of the left?

What if the real problem is the cussedness of human beings?

Rousseau denied this in the 18th century and the left has been denying it ever since. Why? Self preservation.

If the things that the left wants to control -- institutions and government policy -- are not the most important factors in the world's problems, then what role is there for the left?

What if it is things like the family, the culture and the traditions that make a more positive difference than the bright new government "solutions" that the left is constantly coming up with?

What if seeking "the root causes of crime" is not nearly as effective as locking up criminals? The hard facts show that the murder rate was going down for decades under the old traditional practices so disdained by the left intelligentsia, before the bright new ideas of the left went into effect in the 1960s -- after which crime and violence skyrocketed.'

http://townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2...
Jane Says

New York, NY

#936411 Jul 2, 2013
and the middle class will reap what is has sown by re-electing Obammy, the Flexible President.

While Barack Obama is enjoying extravagant parties with Hollywood celebrities and taking opulent vacations, America's middle class is being decimated by his policies.

Certainly Obama deserves to be condemned for the Nixonian corruption and Carteresque incompetence of his administration, but what Obama is doing to middle class Americans is just as despicable.

He's slowly, but surely squeezing them into oblivion.

Sadly, many Democrats are fine with this because they've calculated that a poor voter or better yet in their eyes, a voter dependent on welfare and food stamps, is more likely to support them than a voter in the middle class.

Whatever happened to having a government that tries to make it easier for people in the middle class as opposed to putting harmful policies in place?
Jane Says

New York, NY

#936412 Jul 2, 2013
Obammy's War on the Middle Class

1) Higher Energy Costs: When Barack Obama was running for office, he said, "Under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” Obama seems to have few qualms about lying to the American people when it benefits him, but that is one campaign promise he's working very hard to fulfill. He blocked drilling in ANWR, dramatically slowed offshore drilling and he's blocked the keystone pipeline, which would bring cheap Canadian oil to America. So, when your eyes get big because of how much you have to pay to fill up your car, make sure to say, "Thank you, Obama."

Of course, Obama's also working around Congress to put new regulations on coal and emissions in place that may raise the cost of your energy bills by as much as 60%. So, if your energy bill seems higher this summer, make sure to thank Obama because he's helping to make that happen.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#936413 Jul 2, 2013
Obammy's 5 Step War on the Middle Class

Step 2 of 5

2) Killing The Job Market: Barack Obama has imposed 70 billion dollars in new regulations on American businesses so far, America has the highest corporate tax rate in the world, and Obamacare has caused businesses to freeze hiring and move workers from full to part-time.

As a result, even though there are 31 million more Americans now than there were in 2000, there are FEWER Americans working.

If you don't have a job today, feel free to thank Barack Obama for helping to make that happen.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#936414 Jul 2, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Chicago used to have Special Ops. But then the community agitators like O'bama decided to start suing the city-costing the city millions of dollars because the same terrorist thugs who were shooting up everyone were the same terrorist thugs mom's, bros, aunties, cousins and uncles that sat on the jury. Now after PDiddy O'bama made a law before he left the Illinois state senate to have every municipality have 10% poor thug housing, it is out of control. The negroes run the city. Al Sharpton is moving to the city of Chicago to run the next riot. It is plain and simple. The blacks have no jobs and nothing better to than shoot their own-and not a damn thing can be done about it-nor do I believe that the democrats that run the city want to do anything about it. It was evidenced by Booby Rush, former Black Panther.
You have a bats eyes view looking from the outside in.Smfh! You totally ignored the facts I presented you, only to give me your opinion. No gun measures will work unless it's truly a United States gun law. Cant have some states using statistics to justify their right to retain machine guns &, have no I.D gun flea markets. The ability to sell weapons & ammo online. There's no way anyone can police that. You people are quick to use your right to bear arms as a shield but, the constitution doesn't say felons can't own arms. Yet you're 100% with that because, the laws are so skewed that majority of felons are black. So in your eyes take the guns from the blacks, they're the ones doing the crimes. Totally ignoring the fact that it's you who are so laxidasical with your weapons in your homes, burglars steal your weapons & sell the to the ghettos. Those same burglars are your children & their friend. It is you who sell undocumented guns to the ghettos in bulk. You people are as much the problem as the criminals. So we need gun laws across the nation, not just the ghettos. That helps no one!
Jane Says

New York, NY

#936416 Jul 2, 2013
Obammy's 5 Step War on the Middle Class

Step 3 of 5

3) Higher Student Loan Costs: One of the great aspirations of middle class Americans is sending their kids to college. That takes a lot of money that sometimes needs to be borrowed. Many young Americans who hope to work their way into the middle class have taken out college loans as well.

Because of Barack Obama, those college loans cost considerably more.

After Obama seized the student loan industry, he talked a lot about making college more affordable.

However, what he did was charge higher rates for the student loans so he could take the money and funnel it into Obamacare.

The government borrows money at 2.8 percent and loans it out to students at 6.8%.

Incidentally, those mean old Republicans? They want to cut the rate to 5.3%, but Obama is fighting to make students pay more.

So, if you think you're paying too much interest on student loans, make sure to thank Obama for that.
realDeal

AOL

#936417 Jul 2, 2013
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End Time AMERICA :--2013, 2014 Forewarnings



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Jane Says

New York, NY

#936418 Jul 2, 2013
Obammy's 5 Step War on the Middle Class

Step 4 of 5

4) Amnesty For Illegal Aliens: Granted, about a third of the Republicans in the Senate backed amnesty, but Barack Obama and the Democrats backed it overwhelmingly.

When so many middle class Americans are struggling to find work and can't make ends meet, it's unconscionable to allow 11 million foreigners who are here illegally to take jobs that would otherwise go to Americans.

Worse yet, after the chain migration provisions of the bill go into effect, the numbers would zoom up to 25-30 million foreigners competing with Americans for jobs -- and that's before the new guest worker programs.

It's bad enough that people who aren't supposed to be here in the first place are taking jobs that should be held by American citizens, but many people don't realize that they drive down wages for Americans who are already employed.

You're only worth as much to a business as it costs to replace you and when there's an army of Obama-approved foreigners ready to take your job, it simply doesn't make sense to pay you as much money.

Sadly, this hurts poor Americans even worse than the middle class, but with all the Americans out of work, it's hard to see how any politicians who mean well could want to take away the jobs they need to feed their families.

You can be sure that IF ILLEGALS WERE PRIMARILY TAKING JOBS AS REPORTERS, COLLEGE PROFESSORS AND LAWYERS, Democrats like Barack Obama would ferociously oppose illegal immigration.

However, since that's not the case, if you're out of a job or making less because of illegal immigration, you can thank Barack Obama for it.

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