Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1315910 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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Bronx, NY

#942922 Jul 12, 2013
Its funny the socialist in the whitehouse feeds the capitalists on WALLSTREET and they funded his SELECTION he takes money from the people(taxes) and gives it to the stockmarket now is that WELFARE or WHAT his BLACK half is for the poor WHITE OR BLACK his WHITE HALF is FOR THE WEALTHY WHITE PURPLE OR BLUE ONE thing for SURE HE! is not have never been and NEVER WILL BE (POOR) OBAMA he is about his WEALTH AND POWER FOR HIM not YOU the fed feeds the WEALTHY ,SUCKERS are still worried about RACE after WHITE BIGOTS POWER COULDNT STOP WHITE BIGOTTED POWER because divide and conquer always work GO ASSAD the rebels are killing each other AAAAAHHHHHHH CHESS

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#942923 Jul 12, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Ghost likes to use gay insults, but becomes outraged if someone doesn't support his anal rimming or gay marriage.
It's the culture...
no kidding, these gay liberals are nutz.

Bronx, NY

#942924 Jul 12, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
Ok leftist phags, I'll leave you with this morning's edition of "learning to spell w trayvon".
The word for this morning is "TOUPEE". Now, let's have little trayvon use it in a sentence:
"Ma ho call me at da bar an tells me when I gits home therea be hell toupee".
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#942925 Jul 12, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>no kidding, these gay liberals are nutz.
I'm not a homophobe. I just don't like perverted queers like ghost...

It's the culture...

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#942926 Jul 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
If you were walking through a housing complex where you didn't live at nighttime when it was drizzling and you knew you probably looked like you didn't belong there and saw a resident watching you who was on the phone and assumed the police was on the other end, would you hang around and wait for the resident get in his car and drive to another part of the complex to ambush him or get the hell out of there?
Why didn't Martin go straight home the minute he saw Zimmerman on the phone while he was still in his house?
Once he left the complex, he would no longer look like he didn't belong there because, technically, he didn't.
Sorry, Batty, but your usual misplaced modifier construction especially present when your getting into your nightly cups makes this impossible to understand. E.G. How did he see Zimmerman on the phone when he was still in his house? If he was new to the complex where his father lived, how would he belong better outside that complex with which he was totally unfamiliar...methinks your just getting in touch with your inner racist.

Indianapolis, IN

#942927 Jul 12, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Over half the country is asking for o'bama to be removed from the White House.
a poll from some obscure right wing site that no one knows about?

Raleigh, NC

#942928 Jul 12, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm an extremely fiscally Conservative Libertarian, you peter puffer puscee.
Oh; and Mitt can buy any moving company he wants. In fact, he could buy your entire shthole neighborhood and raze it (if he were into slums). I thought he was a weak candidate and destined to lose (although he's led a better life than the odumbo's), so dont waste your time trying to connect us.
No need to do any "damage" here (since its just a playground. Your punishment will be the fact that you have to get up every single day of your life knowing full well that you have to be.......... well "you"!!
What dddoouuuccchhheee baaagggggg?

I couldn't read that, I was laughing so hard about Romney!

What a turd.

Gets rich sending our jobs over seas. Yaaayy!

All those right wing fraud billionaires couldn't "get him in" the big chair.


Now Hillary packs the Ritz Carlton with admirers from both parties!

Voters are getting it: rich white male republican frauds are out! For good!

Now be a good little right winger and move those boxes for Mitt! He has to adjust his magic panties!
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#942929 Jul 12, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
I do have a good idea, gay ghost. AZ is just a skip, hop and a jump over from Cali. Stop by the Fenris Chicken Ranch for some viking manhood training. I doubt we can stop you from wanting to cruise colons, but I can guarantee it will stop for the length of your stay.
Oh wait a minute; you didnt SAY you were invited to see your kids, but were going to "Myrtle Beach".
They're sick of your gay ways too, huh....:-)
You're crying aren't you dumbazzed redneck knuckle dragger? Chicken ranch...How appropriate. LMAO winnie breath.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#942930 Jul 12, 2013
The Los Angeles Times reports:

Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually held by an academic. Her appointment also means the 10-campus system will be headed by a woman for the first time in its 145-year history.

Napolitano’s nomination by a committee of UC regents came after a secretive process that insiders said focused on her early as a high-profile, although untraditional, candidate who has led large public agencies and shown a strong interest in improving education.

UC officials believe that her Cabinet experiences –- which include helping to lead responses to hurricanes and tornadoes and overseeing some anti-terrorism measures -- will help UC administer its federal energy and nuclear weapons labs and aid its federally funded research in medicine and other areas.

Indianapolis, IN

#942931 Jul 12, 2013
A little more than half of American voters attribute gridlock in Washington to Republican obstructionism and not President Barack Obama's inability to persuade, a poll released Friday found.

According to the latest survey from Quinnipiac University, 51 percent of voters believe gridlock is mainly a result of the congressional GOP's determination to block any of Obama's initiatives. A mere 35 percent blamed gridlock on Obama's lack of "personal skills to convince leaders of Congress to work together."

so 35% of us are Republicans.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#942932 Jul 12, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Ah! So McCain courting another woman while married....?
Better a woman than Reggie Love.

Bronx, NY

#942933 Jul 12, 2013
THE COMMISSION RUSSIA, AMERICA, CHINA, SAUDI (ARABIA),GREAT BRITIN GOVERNMENTS are more or less THE REAL MAFIA sssshhhhh they have criminals they have soldiers they have hitmen they regulate CRIME ALL CRIME/ BOSTON STRANGLER CONFESSED and STILL WAS NOT CHARGED did you see his HANDS OH SNAP creepy anyway its F it FRIDAY

Indianapolis, IN

#942934 Jul 12, 2013
The Party of No

Self-delusion is a sad spectacle. Watching Republicans convince themselves that killing immigration reform actually helps the GOP is excruciating, and I wish somebody would make it stop.

....Some House Republicans worry openly that giving undocumented residents a path to citizenship would eventually add millions of Democratic voters to the rolls. But they should be more concerned about the millions of Latino citizens who are unregistered or do not bother to vote. Democrats are making a concerted play for these people. Republicans are telling them they’d like to deport their relatives and friends.

Most House Republicans have nothing to worry about for the time being; their districts are safe. But the GOP’s fortunes in national contests — and eventually in statewide races — will be increasingly dim. Maybe they’ll wake up when Texas begins to change from red to blue.

In the meantime, it’s sad to see a once great political party carry on as if whistling past the graveyard were a plan.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#942935 Jul 12, 2013
GOP idiots wrote:
<quoted text>
How does one look like they don't belong there?
He was walking home. HOME.
Incorrect, not his Mommy's home, where he was kicked out of school for vandalism, drugs, theft, intimidation, etc.

Bronx, NY

#942936 Jul 12, 2013
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#942937 Jul 12, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
Disgusting phag. If there was EVER a proven liar and crook, its Sharpton.
You should be beaten until you cry....
One need not go beyond the Tawana Brawley scam, where Sharpton made his name as a race pimp.

Raleigh, NC

#942938 Jul 12, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Why isn't O'bama stepping in to save Detroit? too black for him? the liberal experiment failed? too much bother? Moslems will completely take it over? which is it? why?
Why are the richest on earth: right wing republican frauds refusing to hire?

They make a great depression II, THE BUSHY SEQUEL.

Then wonder: crime went up?

Old white republicans: let's cut food stamps for poor children!

Crime went up?

OWR: let's cut unemployment benefits and welfare and Medicaid!

Crime went up?

These old white republican frauds are stupid!

Tell your richest on earth friends to hire somebody!

(Who sold off stocks? Not poor people! Who causes all the economic problems? Not poor people! Think about that racist righty!)
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#942939 Jul 12, 2013
Lawsuit over old Jeb Bush business venture resurfaces

By Adam C. Smith
Tampa Bay Times

Just as Jeb Bush increasingly generates speculation about running for president, a controversial business venture that has dogged him for years is popping back up in federal court.

United States of America vs. MWI Corp. is scheduled for trial in Washington in October, more than 15 years after the start of a legal fight that has produced allegations of fraud against the U.S. government, bribery of Nigerian officials and plenty of fodder for the former governor’s rivals.

Bush was the 35-year-old son of a man about the become U.S. president when in 1988 he started working with the Deerfield Beach-based MWI Corp. selling water pumps across the globe. Over the next five years until shortly before running for governor in 1994, he earned about $650,000 in a venture that would eventually cause him “unmitigated grief,” as he put it years later

The case centers on a 1992 deal to sell water pumps to Nigeria, financed with $74.3 million from the Export-Import Bank of the United States, or Ex-Im. It was a huge coup for MWI, more than four times the annual sales of the company run by David Eller, a top Republican fundraiser who formed a company with Bush, Bush-El Corp. to market MWI’s pumps.

The government contends that in applying for Ex-Im loans, MWI fraudulently concealed that the deal would include a “highly irregular”$28 million in commissions for the company’s Nigerian sales agent. The Justice Department argues Ex-Im never would have approved the deal had Ex-Im known of that payment.

Even though Nigeria paid the money back plus $33 million in interest and fees, MWI should repay the full $74.3 million in damages, the Justice Department argues, noting that the excessive commission meant less Ex-Im money available to help other U.S. companies and “excess commissions raise the risk of bribes or other illegal activity.”

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#942940 Jul 12, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey....if Bubba Clinton, Weiner and Spitzer can pull it off, there's hope for this slimebag, too.
Filner was able to get away with sexual harassment in Washington while a member of Congress, but San Diego Democrats are more sensitive to sexual abuse.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#942941 Jul 12, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Sorry, Batty, but your usual misplaced modifier construction especially present when your getting into your nightly cups makes this impossible to understand. E.G. How did he see Zimmerman on the phone when he was still in his house? If he was new to the complex where his father lived, how would he belong better outside that complex with which he was totally unfamiliar...methinks your just getting in touch with your inner racist.
It doesn't take much, does it?

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