Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1225038 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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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941505 Jul 10, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>The big Junk Food companies are the real culprits behind the slow starvation of our children. They spend billions on advertising the increased sales of their junk food products that have reduced nutritional value and force children into obesity addictions. Read more about it here-->
http://crywolfproject.org/commentary/junk-foo...
Perhaps we should be teaching children that television will lie to you. We can use MSNBC as an example, then show clips of Dan Rather to emphasize the point.

How about the parents control what their children eat, dumbass?
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941506 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The jobs sare there. The problem is, your "poor" people are "poor" because they don't qualify themselves for these jobs.
But, I've got a solution.
Stop all welfare. Stop paying people to not work.
If you can't find a job, there are 30 million illegal aliens here doing the work the government is paying people to not do. Take one of those jobs.
Work or starve. That's the solution to the so-called "poor" problem.
Get off your ass and get a job.
the other advice that is not said often enough, is keep your legs closed if you can't support your children without government help. because the result is generational poverty, promoted by liberals in the form of welfare and social promotion:

'As if more evidence were needed about the tragedy of black education, Rachel Jeantel, a witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, put a face on it for the nation to see. Some of that evidence unfolded when Zimmerman's defense attorney asked 19-year-old Jeantel to read a letter that she allegedly had written to Trayvon Martin's mother. She responded that she doesn't read cursive, and that's in addition to her poor grammar, syntax and communication skills.

Jeantel is a senior at Miami Norland Senior High School. How in the world did she manage to become a 12th-grader without being able to read cursive writing? That's a skill one would expect from a fourth-grader.

Jeantel is by no means an exception at her school. Here are a few achievement scores from her school: Thirty-nine percent of the students score basic for reading, and 38 percent score below basic. In math, 37 percent score basic, and 50 percent score below basic. Below basic is the score when a student is unable to demonstrate even partial mastery of knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work at his grade level. Basic indicates only partial mastery.

Few Americans, particularly black Americans, have any idea of the true magnitude of the black education tragedy. The education establishment might claim that it's not their fault. They're not responsible for the devastation caused by female-headed families, drugs, violence and the culture of dependency. But they are totally responsible for committing gross educational fraud.

It's educators who graduated Jeantel from elementary and middle school and continued to pass her along in high school. It's educators who will, in June 2014, confer upon her a high-school diploma.

It's not just Florida's schools. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, nationally most black 12th-graders test either basic or below basic in reading, writing, math and science. Drs. Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom wrote in their 2004 book, "No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning," "Blacks nearing the end of their high school education perform a little worse than white eighth-graders in both reading and U.S. history, and a lot worse in math and geography." Little has changed since the book's publication.'

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941507 Jul 10, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
YOUR MOM IS A MOOCHER!
fckn dirtbag!
<quoted text>
You never commented on Michelle Obama having to surrender her law license because she got busted scamming insurance companies.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941508 Jul 10, 2013
The educational system and black family structure and culture have combined to make increasing numbers of young black people virtually useless in the increasingly high-tech world of the 21st century.

Too many people believe that pouring more money into schools will help. That's whistlin' "Dixie." Whether a student is black or white, poor or rich, there are some minimum requirements that must be met in order to do well in school:

Someone must make the student do his homework,
see to it that he gets a good night's sleep,
fix a breakfast,
make sure he gets to school on time
and make sure he respects and obeys his teachers.

Here are my questions:

Which one of those requirements can be achieved through a higher school budget?

Which can be achieved by politicians?

If those minimal requirements aren't met, whatever else is done is mostly for naught.

I hope Rachel Jeantel's court performance is a wake-up call for black Americans about the devastation wrought by our educational system.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941509 Jul 10, 2013
BAM BOO ZLED = OBAMA wow in their faces and they cant see it RICHARD PRYOR ON SNL AND THE RP SHOW WAS A BETTER BLACK PRESIDENT, hell DAVE CHAPPELL WAS A BETTER BLACK PRESIDENT THAN OBAMA THE GIECO MAN WAS A BETTER IMAGE, MORGAN FREEMAN WAS A BETTER IMAGE AND THEy were as FAKE as OBAMA in the WHITEHOUSE is FAKE,he cant remember his lines his marks where to stand just like BUSH HIS SLAVE OWNING COUSINS
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941510 Jul 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh hi vile beast from hell; I thought you were the woman who was stabbed to death on the subway last week by a homeless person.
Guess you escaped this time.
is it true you draw large crowds at the beach? i read whale watching in FL is at an all time high.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#941511 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You never commented on Michelle Obama having to surrender her law license because she got busted scamming insurance companies.
We al know it is a lie that you believe because you think those spammed emails are a valid source of information. You really are a true Tewa Party moron.
LCN Llin

United States

#941512 Jul 10, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Women killing the human life they created at any phase of development because of irresponsible sexual behavior is saying two wrongs make a right. The apathy surrounding the killing of human life in later phases of development is barbaric.
Your post is also barbaric. To assume other human beings wouldn't care about children because of their political persuasion on the size and role of government is moronic and uncivilized.
Are you barbaric and uncivilized?
Soon Republicans will care about poor children ...no sign so far by the teabaggers

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941513 Jul 10, 2013
Truth Hunter wrote:
<quoted text> Florida who has at least 20 or more sockpuppets can be counted as one, even though he is going to post under No Surprize, DBwritter and a bunch of more other socks, we know that, that's where he fails. ;-))
"Truth hunter" is a sock puppet. You l.l.w. crack me up.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941514 Jul 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
there comes a point where the failing doctor gets run out of town.
To be replaced by those who put leeches on the patient to suck out all the evil spirits....

Marxism has never worked. It will never work. It is an impossibility because humans are genetically programmed in a way diametrically opposed to Marxism.

But, like you posted, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

Since it's obvious Marxism has failed in every attempt ever, why do you idiots insist on trying it again?

... you'd have to actually be able to define "Marxism" to know ObamaKare is just another Marxist program from the Democrats that is doomed to failure, just like every other Marxist program attempted in history.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941515 Jul 10, 2013
leosnana wrote:
Have you ever posted a link correctly? I don't know why you keep trying...oh wait, you're insane.
LCN Llin

United States

#941516 Jul 10, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>cause O'Blamer would have to take the blame for an even HIGHER unemployment rate right before the elections?
O'Blamer taking the blame...who EVER thought he'd be accountable FOR ANYTHING?
finally.
Bush expanded entitlements with Prescription Drugs under Medicare.
Good Move on his part.

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 led us into the current Great Recession which voters remember

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941517 Jul 10, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>the other advice that is not said often enough, is keep your legs closed if you can't support your children without government help. because the result is generational poverty, promoted by liberals in the form of welfare and social promotion:
'As if more evidence were needed about the tragedy of black education, Rachel Jeantel, a witness for the prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder trial, put a face on it for the nation to see. Some of that evidence unfolded when Zimmerman's defense attorney asked 19-year-old Jeantel to read a letter that she allegedly had written to Trayvon Martin's mother. She responded that she doesn't read cursive, and that's in addition to her poor grammar, syntax and communication skills.
Jeantel is a senior at Miami Norland Senior High School. How in the world did she manage to become a 12th-grader without being able to read cursive writing? That's a skill one would expect from a fourth-grader.
Jeantel is by no means an exception at her school. Here are a few achievement scores from her school: Thirty-nine percent of the students score basic for reading, and 38 percent score below basic. In math, 37 percent score basic, and 50 percent score below basic. Below basic is the score when a student is unable to demonstrate even partial mastery of knowledge and skills fundamental for proficient work at his grade level. Basic indicates only partial mastery.
Few Americans, particularly black Americans, have any idea of the true magnitude of the black education tragedy. The education establishment might claim that it's not their fault. They're not responsible for the devastation caused by female-headed families, drugs, violence and the culture of dependency. But they are totally responsible for committing gross educational fraud.
It's educators who graduated Jeantel from elementary and middle school and continued to pass her along in high school. It's educators who will, in June 2014, confer upon her a high-school diploma.
It's not just Florida's schools. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, nationally most black 12th-graders test either basic or below basic in reading, writing, math and science. Drs. Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom wrote in their 2004 book, "No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning," "Blacks nearing the end of their high school education perform a little worse than white eighth-graders in both reading and U.S. history, and a lot worse in math and geography." Little has changed since the book's publication.'
Excellent case-in-point.
LCN Llin

United States

#941518 Jul 10, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
The educational system and black family structure and culture have combined to make increasing numbers of young black people virtually useless in the increasingly high-tech world of the 21st century.
Too many people believe that pouring more money into schools will help. That's whistlin' "Dixie." Whether a student is black or white, poor or rich, there are some minimum requirements that must be met in order to do well in school:
Someone must make the student do his homework,
see to it that he gets a good night's sleep,
fix a breakfast,
make sure he gets to school on time
and make sure he respects and obeys his teachers.
Here are my questions:
Which one of those requirements can be achieved through a higher school budget?
Which can be achieved by politicians?
If those minimal requirements aren't met, whatever else is done is mostly for naught.
I hope Rachel Jeantel's court performance is a wake-up call for black Americans about the devastation wrought by our educational system.
another republican Yarn

LOL
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#941519 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The jobs sare there. The problem is, your "poor" people are "poor" because they don't qualify themselves for these jobs.
But, I've got a solution.
Stop all welfare. Stop paying people to not work.
If you can't find a job, there are 30 million illegal aliens here doing the work the government is paying people to not do. Take one of those jobs.
Work or starve. That's the solution to the so-called "poor" problem.
Get off your ass and get a job.
This is just dumb. You are beyond clueless.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941520 Jul 10, 2013
leosnana wrote:
www.lex18.com/news/six-arreste d-on-meth-charges-in-pulaski-c ounty&#8206;
Like Methmouth majority the link is usually incoherent.
You fckd it up again. Too damn funny!
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941521 Jul 10, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text>
Soon Republicans will care about poor children ...no sign so far by the teabaggers
republicans could take a page from the left and support abortion for convenience up to age 10. would that make you feel better?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941522 Jul 10, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
SO leave it to a methhead like yourself to post the incoherency-eh -you walking, LYING, delusional piece of trash.
That's some funny sht. She is the definition of insanity.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941523 Jul 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Why Whites Will Abandon the GOP
As you are certainly aware, the new consensus among most Republicans and conservatives is that they donít need no stinking Latinos (donít get huffy on me; this is OK, because itís a clever movie reference, and in any case itís aimed not at Latinos, but at stupid Republicans) and will soar to victory on the strength of the white vote. People like me have spent a lot of airtime and ink these past couple of weeks arguing over whether this can work. But whatís interesting is this. Thereís an assumption embedded in the argument that no one disputes: namely, that whites will always be as conservative as they are now and will always vote Republican in the same numbers they do now. This assumption is wrong. White peopleóyep, even working-class white peopleóare going to get less conservative in coming years, so the Republicansí hopes of building a white-nationalist party will likely be dashed in the future even by white people themselves.
We already know all about the creative-class white voters, the well-educated and higher-income people who have shifted dramatically to the Democratic column over the past generation. Those voters are increasingly lost to the GOP. True, Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama among college graduates (of all races) 51 percent to 47 percent, but Obama won going away among postgrads. Combine that with a Democratic lock on a huge chunk of a growing minority vote, and thatís why the Democratic Party goes into presidential elections now with a massive presumed Electoral College advantage (in recent elections, Democratic candidates have regularly won states totaling 263 electoral votes, just seven shy of the magic number).
Everyone knows and concedes all this. And everyone counters it by saying that the Republicans will just goose the less-educated white vote. As I noted above, everyone agrees that that vote is theirs for the goosing. But what if it isnít?
Back in March, the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute released a big poll on immigration. Those findings are interesting as far as they go, but the questions and results went beyond that. Itís the first poll Iíve seen that breaks the white working class into four distinct age groups (65-plus, 50 to 64, 30 to 49, 18 to 29) and asks respondents attitudes about a broad range of social issues. And guess what? White working-class millennials are fairly liberal!
Click on the above link, scroll down to page 44, and look at the charts. On most questions, white working-class respondents in all three other age groups yielded results that were pretty similar to one anotherís, but the youngest cohort was well to their left.
White working-class young people back gay marriage to the tune of about 74 percent. Another 60 percent say immigrants strengthen the United States (the totals for all three other age groups are below 40 percent). About 56 percent agree that changes immigrants have brought to their communities are a good thing. Nearly 40 percent agree that gays and lesbians are changing America for the better (more than double the percentages in the other three age groups).
They have different views because theyíre different people: only 22 percent of white working-class millennials are evangelical, compared with 32 percent as a whole and 42 percent of seniors. And an amazing 38 percent of the group call themselves religiously unaffiliated.
All in all, not your fatherís white working class.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/07...
And they will rejoin the PARTY OF BIGOTS WHERE THEY CAME FROM now that their plans have worked out destroy the party of freedom get 3/5 back in check give SAMB0 and quinb0 their whips and its the good ole days in blackface look what they did to HERMAN CAINE MORE BLACK AMERICAN THAN BAMBOOZLE but they had DEMOCRATS CALLING THE BLACKMAN UNCLE TOM AND ALL KINDS OF RACISTS NAMES THEY USED TO CALL OUR GRANDPARENTS
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#941524 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You never commented on Michelle Obama having to surrender her law license because she got busted scamming insurance companies.
She never surrendered her law license, provide proof of this or shut the hell up already.

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