Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1275358 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941638 Jul 10, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text>
Congress is blocking legislation. Is that what has to be done?
Has the Supreme Court declared the employer mandate - absolutely "lawless" and unconstitutional or is this a republican Yarn?
Failing to enforce the employer mandate is "absolutely lawless' because the ObamaKKKare bill establishes a firm date, with no provisions for delay.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941639 Jul 10, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>No need for further elaboration, this sums up your post quite nicely -
Just when I thought you couldn't possibly post anything dumber than your last post and you roll this beauty out there.
It's difficult to dodge when you painted yourself into a corner, isn't it?

Here it comes again.

Please elaborate.
There are 30 million illegal aliens here. If you can't find a job, take one of those jobs.
... oh,yeah. You're one of those dupes that pretends to believe the 11 million number when fifteen years ago the official government estimate was 12 million illegal aliens here, which everyone thought was too low of an estimate even then.
Let's repeat:
There are 30 million illegal aliens here. If you can't find a job, take one of those jobs.

Let us know when you feel ready to answer this post.

How can anyone even pretend to believe the government's 11 million lie when the very same government said 12 million fifteen years ago?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941640 Jul 10, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>So true! They exercised their First Amendment rights and it was totally not PC according to right wing crazies!
Look at what you l.l.w. did to paula deen, one of your own, for excercising her 1st amendment rights.

“We doing better...”

Since: Jul 08

we've got to do more

#941641 Jul 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
State Troopers Forcibly Remove Texas Woman During Epic Testimony Against Abortion Bill
I will thank you, though, first. It was destiny that you would discriminate against us and try to force your way inside the bodies of Texas women. Thank you! For finally working against women so publicly, and not in the shadows like you’re used to. Thank you for every single bad press conference with your bad information. Thank you for every hateful statement degrading women and girls to sex objects, and brood mares, and bald eagles, and leather wallets, like your eloquent pro-life supporters have done today.
Thank you for being you, Texas legislature. You have radicalized hundreds of thousands of us. And no matter what you do for the next 22 days, women and their allies are coming for you. Let’s start down the line. Senator Campbell, you’re an ophthalmologist. So I won’t be making you the expert on reproductive health. We can give you all the children with chlamydia and herpes in their eyes, since we don’t have Sex Ed in this state.
As she was taken away, Slamen yelled,“This is a farce. The Texas legislature is a bunch of liars. It’s a low bar that you hold yourself to that you simply allowed us to speak
http://thinkprogress.org/
"When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?" Amen, my sister...Do you think they might win a national election again if forty years or is the Grumpy ld Prick party gone the way of the Whigs?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#941642 Jul 10, 2013
Eman wrote:
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How many have killed themselves with a toy gun? That's what we're talking about,, not irresponsible adults.
Another Day, Another “Accidental” Child Shooting Death

http://www.slate.com/blogs/crime/2013/05/31/t...

so if adults are going to be irresponsible, we need hardline gun control.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#941643 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes.
Capitalism is good, and it is consistent with human instinct.
Communism is bad, and it is diametrically opposed to human instinct. That's why communism fails every goddam time it's been tried in history.
Yup. Capitalism lifted the world out of the stone age it was in in the past century when there were less than a dozen modern economies in the world, and if you had change in your pocket you were among the 10 percent wealthiest people in the world.
That changed after the United States became the most significant influence in the world, defeated the communist global domination agenda, and you can go anywhere in the world and see for yourself the wonderful effects of capitalism.
Or, you can go to North Korea or Vietnam or Cuba and see the effects of communism, the last communist countries on the planet.
And you clowns want to institute communism here. You can't get stupider than that.
Capitalism? War did that son.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941644 Jul 10, 2013
WHEN WILL THE DOWN LOW BROTHERs history be TOLD when will the HOMOSEXUAL RAPES committed by the WHITE SLAVE MASTERS against his property be brought up now that we have a strong BLACK PRESIDENT THAT SUPPORTS HOMOSEXUALITY will the LIBS make a DOCUDRAMA about this

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941645 Jul 10, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>So true! They exercised their First Amendment rights and it was totally not PC according to right wing crazies!
On Mothers' Day, Google puts a photo of Hugo Chavez up, and makes no mention whatsoever about that day being Mothers' Day.
Yes, Google is a RADICAL left site.

They exercised their First Amendment rights to show everyone they thought Hugo Chavez was the most significant person in the world on that day, and mothers had no significance on Mothers' Day.

Yes, google showed everyone who they really are that day. Radical left-wing site.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#941646 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, let's see...
On Mothers' Day, Google puts a photo of Hugo Chavez up, and makes no mention whatsoever about that day being Mothers' Day.
Yes, Google is a RADICAL left site.
That's because it was Easter ya stupid fck, can't you get anything right? I recommend you use Bing they had Easter eggs up, oh wait that's Microsoft, they must be leftists what with MSNBC, maybe you can use yahoo search, nope they gotta be lefties too.

Exactly what search engines do you nitwits use? Maybe that's the issue with all your historical inaccuracies and inane conspiracy theories.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#941647 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes.
Capitalism is good, and it is consistent with human instinct.
Communism is bad, and it is diametrically opposed to human instinct. That's why communism fails every goddam time it's been tried in history.
Yup. Capitalism lifted the world out of the stone age it was in in the past century when there were less than a dozen modern economies in the world, and if you had change in your pocket you were among the 10 percent wealthiest people in the world.
That changed after the United States became the most significant influence in the world, defeated the communist global domination agenda, and you can go anywhere in the world and see for yourself the wonderful effects of capitalism.
Or, you can go to North Korea or Vietnam or Cuba and see the effects of communism, the last communist countries on the planet.
And you clowns want to institute communism here. You can't get stupider than that.
so let's see..... you're comparing capitalism to communism?

Sounds weird to me. I'm sure in your twisted world, you can spin it to make sense.

BTW, you forgot to mention China.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941648 Jul 10, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Just when I thought you couldn't possibly post anything dumber than your last post and you roll this beauty out there.
Every town in Southern California has a designated area where day laborers congregate to be hired...and they are.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#941649 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Sarah Palin would win easily if she decides to run.
lol! Murkowski won as a write in son.

And you think the quitter Palin will win?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941650 Jul 10, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>No need for further elaboration, this sums up your post quite nicely -
Just when I thought you couldn't possibly post anything dumber than your last post and you roll this beauty out there.
"Conservatives teach you how to fish liberals take your fish and give it to someone unwilling to fish"

Then they tell you, you can't fish here, or there, or there...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941651 Jul 10, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes Carol and it's been pointed out to you on numerous occasions that Fannie and Freddie didn't have anything to do with the collapse of the housing market. Private markets caused the shady mortgage boom: The first thing to point out is that the both the subprime mortgage boom and the subsequent crash are very much concentrated in the private market, especially the private label securitization channel (PLS) market. The Government-Sponsored Entities (GSEs, or Fannie and Freddie) were not behind them. The fly-by-night lending boom, slicing and dicing mortgage bonds, derivatives and CDOs, and all the other shadiness of the mortgage market in the 2000s were Wall Street creations, and they drove all those risky mortgages.
In 2004 Republicans held the House, Senate and the White House so your assertion that Democrats are to blame is inane. Also in 2004 the housing market appeared to be going fine, it wasn't until two years later that the market started to collapse because of the toxic loans infecting the system. Fannie and Freddie don't originate loans nitwit, they buy them so that banks have the cash to make more loans. Fannie and Freddie did buy some of the toxic loans in the form of mortgage backed securities but let's not forget that the ratings agencies were rating them AAA and they were in high demand throughout the financial industry.
But go ahead let's keep recycling those lies.
ohhhhh, pleeeeeezzzzz....

We have the Director of OFHEO warning everyone about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac keeping fraudulent books to hide the CRA disaster as early as 2003 when the Democrats supported the war in Iraq in exchange for no effective oversight of institutions like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had everything to do with the economic collapse, dupe.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941652 Jul 10, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>The big business community have been saying for years that their efforts to depress workers wages, keep labor costs low, was keeping the sky from falling when ,in fact, higher wages and worker benefits have created a more educated, well-trained, happy and vibrant work force . Big Business has its fat head up its own shareholders asses.'It's the 50th anniversary of JFK signing the Equal Pay Act. A small start, progress has been made, but we're not there yet. And yes, the business community said the sky would fall.'
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archiv...
Of course, big business cried unnecessarily about President Obama's Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act too.
Legislation that rewards slackers and those prone to litigation just assures that they won't be hired to begin with.

Equal pay for equal work is appropriate, but only if the work produced is truly equal.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941653 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Failing to enforce the employer mandate is "absolutely lawless' because the ObamaKKKare bill establishes a firm date, with no provisions for delay.
Unless you live in a country with a dictator that can just write his own laws to suit his whim...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#941654 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Every town in Southern California has a designated area where day laborers congregate to be hired...and they are.
Good to know the economy is picking up.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#941655 Jul 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Another Day, Another “Accidental” Child Shooting Death
http://www.slate.com/blogs/crime/2013/05/31/t...
so if adults are going to be irresponsible, we need hardline gun control.
So your done defending dumbass liberal educators who suspend kids for playing?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941656 Jul 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
There's robust support for universal background checks on gun buyers even in a Republican stronghold renowned for its hunting culture, according to a poll released earlier this week.
The latest survey from Nielson Brothers Polling found that 62 percent of South Dakota voters support universal background checks, while just 25 percent said they are opposed.
It's yet another reminder of the widespread support for universal background checks, and further evidence that the proposal can be sold to otherwise conservative constituencies. After Senate legislation designed to expand background checks failed in April, Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling found that many Republicans who voted against the measure may pay a political price, even in red states.
The Nielson Brothers poll found that 41 percent of South Dakota voters are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports universal background checks, while 26 percent said they would be less likely to support such a candidate.
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/t...
Bet the poll question didn't say "including background checks for giving your family hunting rifle to your son."

Or mention the fees involved for the background checks.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#941657 Jul 10, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Capitalism? War did that son.
Please elaborate, son. Which war(s) are you talking about?
What war(s) caused the explosion of the number of modern economies in the world in, oh, say, 1970 through 1980?

Let's review:

Capitalism is good, and it is consistent with human instinct.
Communism is bad, and it is diametrically opposed to human instinct. That's why communism fails every goddam time it's been tried in history.
Yup. Capitalism lifted the world out of the stone age it was in in the past century when there were less than a dozen modern economies in the world, and if you had change in your pocket you were among the 10 percent wealthiest people in the world.
That changed after the United States became the most significant influence in the world, defeated the communist global domination agenda, and you can go anywhere in the world and see for yourself the wonderful effects of capitalism.
Or, you can go to North Korea or Vietnam or Cuba and see the effects of communism, the last communist countries on the planet.
And you clowns want to institute communism here. You can't get stupider than that.

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