Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1276167 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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Whatever

Gering, NE

#939000 Jul 6, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Total bullshit! You're beginning to see things the way you've wanted to see them all along. Because Rachel Jeantel has a deficiency in reading & comprehension, her testimony is null & void? Bullshit! Her timeline of the events from that night syncs perfectly with the time span of the phone calls. When Jeantel's story has inconsistencies, she's lying! When Zimmerman's story has inconsistencies, he was filling in the blanks, huh! Zimmerman has already been proven a liar numerous times. The prosecutor's witnesses seem to be trying to blow the case. The medical examiner was led straight into a lie. You get shot in your heart, trust me you're not moving at all &, you won't live for longer than 2 mins tops. He recanted on his statement that you can't move after being shot and the heart. You claim Trayvon should've kept going home. He was caught 20-30 yards from his house, proof he was on his way but, if someone stalking me got too close, I'm going to confront them too. You're not going to catch me with my back turned. Like I've always said," I hope Zimmerman gets off. He got a price on his head & the streets is hungry. Justice will be sought whether, the streets or the system. Either way it's gon be a life sentence!
Jantel stated Trayvon told her that he was in the backyard of the house his father was staying at which was at the other end of sidewalk.

Why did he go back down to the junction?

Get over the race thing. Trayvon's parents ditched it when no racist remarks from Zimmerman was noted; however, Jantel stated that Trayvon called Z a "crazy ass cracker."

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939001 Jul 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
The God of the Christian Bible is the one true God, Christians know this because the Bible tells them so.
And isn't that their prerogative in a free country?

It's okay with you if Muslims believe Allah is the one true God though based on your selective tolerance, right?

Jiminy Cricket, Tenzing. You really are blind as a bat. And your intolerant bias is quite concerning.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#939002 Jul 6, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>If you had a brain you deranged idiot, you would NOT be assliçking...Waxman you stupid dumbass...
LMFAO... Itasca, IL
It's the culture...
Thanks. The idiot thinks everyone is Waxman! Can you imagine having that person in your family?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#939003 Jul 6, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Clearly... it's your opinion.
This is an opinion.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#939004 Jul 6, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
...and in the Senate?
Addressed in a subsequent post.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#939005 Jul 6, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxturds meltdown in progress.
No, I am not "No Surprise" either, however his describing you as deranged, might be a word I will begin using for you, idiot. It fits well!

Everyone's a Waxman!

Baawwaaahhhh!!!!

You are an idiot.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#939006 Jul 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
At 9 years old, those are his parents opinion.
How many times has the LEFT been caught hiding behind the kids to make political statements now?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#939007 Jul 6, 2013
Funny How Intolerant Right-Wingers Leap to Decry Intolerance

http://crooksandliars.com/david-neiwert/funny...
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#939008 Jul 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess teabagger favorite Scott Walker hasn't been Taxed Enough Already either:
Scott Walker signs abortion bill; providers quickly sue
http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/ab...
You still here telling your "half" truths? Go outside and do something. No wonder you on the left are so miserable. You do nothing but sit at your computer all day "fighting for your cause" (to mooch off others).

At least you seem more sane than the others who are also paranoid idiots.

Go outside. Leave the computer!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939009 Jul 6, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text>
Post again this this should be interesting :-)
Better yet, I'll just let that be your homework today.

I always taught my students research skills were much more important than memory skills or someone else doing the research for them.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#939010 Jul 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
I once got a lot of flack from my fellow conservatives for blaming Zimmerman at the onset for leaving his house with a gun and was the sweetheart of the liberals for doing so.
Now, there's more evidence and my only concern has always been it went to trial.
Even if Zimmerman left his house and his car, it was Trayvon who approached and attacked Zimmerman. He could have stayed hidden or went home as fast as he could.
That part simply can't be ignored.
lol! Talk about advocacy for syg in reverse!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#939011 Jul 6, 2013
Right-wing rips Colin Powell for exposing GOP’s ‘dark vein of intolerance’

Conservatives have begun bashing former Secretary of State Colin Powell over his comments that the Republican party seems to “look down on minorities” and has a “dark vein of intolerance.”

Florida Senator Marco Rubio was the first to counter Powell’s claims, pointing to the two Republican Hispanic Senators (including himself) and one Republican African-American Senator currently serving as proof. He neglected to mention that that sole African-American Senator, Tim Scott, used to be the party’s only African-American Congressman, and his appointment leave them with no black members of Congress.

Bill O’Reilly and Brit Hume slammed Powell’s comments on Monday as well. O’Reilly kicked off a segment of his show by questioning Powell’s party affiliation, even though he clearly affirmed during his Sunday Meet the Press appearance that he still considers himself a Republican. Hume argued that calling President Obama lazy, which Powell took issue with,“need not be considered a racial comment.”

He also tried to argue that Powell’s success within the Republican ranks proves that the party isn’t racist.“I think the case that he makes is weak, and it is an odd thing for a man who declares himself to be a Republican—and has done so well under Republican presidents—to say.”

Former aide to George W. Bush, Brad Blakeman simply rejected Powell’s premise entirely without any argument.“I reject it,” he said Monday on a Fox News panel.“If our party was like that, why would you consistently call yourself a Republican?”

Blakeman turned the issue back on Powell, asking what he has “done to change it?”

Laura Ingraham tried to turn the issue away from Republicans entirely.“Liberalism has been an utter disaster for black America,” she said.“The weapon of mass destruction has been found. The Democrats found it. It’s Colin Powell. He’s blowing up on Republicans.”

Another Fox panel went so far as to suggest Powell might be unhinged for his comments.

What conservatives still haven’t done, is directly address the myriad of racially-charged lines we’ve seen from Republicans of all stripes. Beyond Sarah Palin’s “shuck and jive” and John Sununu’s “lazy” comments, many other Republicans have made questionable statements. From the Republican primary we saw Rick Santorum refer to “blah people” and Newt Gingrich call Obama “the food stamp president.” Even Mitt Romney nearly stepped over the line when he joked that no one had ever asked to see his birth certificate.

Regardless of what conservatives believe about the matter, minorities clearly do not feel well aligned with the Republican party. African American voters choose Obama over Romney at the ballot box by a nearly 80-point margin, and Latino voters did split for the president by a 44-point margin.

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/01/15/right-wing-rip...
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#939012 Jul 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
This is an opinion.
Clearly that's all you ever offer son.
LCN Llin

United States

#939013 Jul 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
My intense interest in history didn't blossom until my college years.
How many history books did you read when you were 10 years old?
You are too judgmental for your own good.
1. Good you have interest. Now attempt to avoid hasty historical generalizations.

Your post-"Hollywood made us believe the Indians were the bad guys the entire time we were growing up.
Turns out, we were the bad guys. Nowadays, you'd think Hollyweird would be falling all over themselves to set the record straight just to promote their "blame America first" herd-like mindsets."

Who is "We" ?
Sounds more like you?

Hollywood did not make us believe anything :-)
"Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" by Dee Brown was published in 1971.

Your Post -"We were the bad guys"
Are you speaking for all Americans?
Doubt if we share a collective guilt for events of the 1870s.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#939014 Jul 6, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama publicly called for Mubarak to step down.
That's meddling, particularly when it comes from the biggest bully on the block.
That's BS to be filed along with the myth that Gorbachev took down the Berlin Wall 'cause Reagan told him to.
LCN Llin

United States

#939015 Jul 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
It's based on simple perception and observation. The liberal media more than likely would have vilified a white man after being killed as the perpetrator because they slant the news in the direction of their bias every single time - just like they did in this black on "white" Hispanic case.
And Lily tags right along every single time.
Surely, you can see this even with blurred vision.
Impressed that you can read Lily's mind.

Generalizations seem your last refuge ?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#939016 Jul 6, 2013
America’s Christian hypocrisy

The Bible preaches tolerance and liberal economics. So why do its proponents embrace right-wing politics?

The good news is that this may be starting to change. In recent years, for instance, Pew has found that younger evangelicals are less devoutly committed to the Republican Party and its Tea Party-inspired agenda than older evangelicals. Additionally, surveys show a near majority of evangelicals agree with liberals that the tax system is unfair and that the wealthy aren’t paying their fair share. Meanwhile, the organization Faith in Public LIfe has highlighted new academic research showing that even in America there is growing “correlation between increased Bible reading and support for progressive views, including abolishing the death penalty, seeking economic justice, and reducing material consumption.”

Of course, many Americans who cite Christianity to justify their economic conservatism may not have actually read the Bible. In that sense, religion has become more of a superficial brand than a distinct catechism, and brands can be easily manipulated by self-serving partisans and demagogues. To know that is to read the Sermon on the Mount and then marvel at how anyone still justifies right-wing beliefs by invoking Jesus.

http://www.salon.com/2012/04/20/americas_chri...
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#939017 Jul 6, 2013
Emoron wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxman you're a clown. Everyone here merely tolerates you. You are such a joke your name could be used as a verb, e.g. that post was Waxmaned. Guess what that means.
How funny! The thread name stealer & E-Moron is lecturing me.

Bawaaahhh!!!
NJ raider 1

Elizabeth, NJ

#939018 Jul 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
I once got a lot of flack from my fellow conservatives for blaming Zimmerman at the onset for leaving his house with a gun and was the sweetheart of the liberals for doing so.
Now, there's more evidence and my only concern has always been it went to trial.
Even if Zimmerman left his house and his car, it was Trayvon who approached and attacked Zimmerman. He could have stayed hidden or went home as fast as he could.
That part simply can't be ignored.
Do what evidence do you have pointing to Trayvon not walking home & approaching Zimmerman. I watched the trial. From where the stalking began to where the shooting happened, is a very long way for Zimmerman not to be following Martin. Zimmerman said he was looking for a street sign but, the altercation happened in the back of the townhouse complex. If you were watching the trial, you would've saw that, just line in any apartment complex, there is no street signs in the back. The fact Zimmerman didn't tell police the names of the streets when there's only 3 streets &, he lives there is a clear indication that he's been lying from the beginning. What evidence do you have that states that Zimmerman didn't stalk, & approach Trayvon? Just because Trayvon confronted Zimmerman doesn't mean Zimmerman didn't approach Martin! But your bias is oozing out like you're on your monthly. Can't be that!
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#939019 Jul 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
I once got a lot of flack from my fellow conservatives for blaming Zimmerman at the onset for leaving his house with a gun and was the sweetheart of the liberals for doing so.
Now, there's more evidence and my only concern has always been it went to trial.
Even if Zimmerman left his house and his car, it was Trayvon who approached and attacked Zimmerman. He could have stayed hidden or went home as fast as he could.
That part simply can't be ignored.
Hey byytch!

What can't be ignored:

The gunman was told by the police during the gunman's call to the police:

"Do not follow the suspect"

"We have it from here"

"Stay in your vehicle"

"Police are on the way"

But the armed gunman did not comply!

He ultimately shot the boy! Killing him!

All the while stalking him.

He went against neighborhood watch guidelines.
He went against the police orders.
He murdered that kid?

An unarmed kid!
Walking in the neighborhood where he was living.
In the USA.

carol really cares about kids?
She hates food stamps for poor hungry kids too?

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