Barack Obama, our next President

There are 20 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

London, KY

#947810 Jul 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Flo git yer gin
It's already "locked and loaded" kkkhunt.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#947811 Jul 18, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Its a line out of "Friends", you old fossil. That series ended in 2004, so you must be 106 years old. Dont worry though; I dont discriminate on age (because everyone gets there eventually if they're lucky).
If I ever catch someone voluntarily harming an animal near me, they will disappear forever...
Aren't you the "fossil" who hasn't had a tv since 1970?

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#947812 Jul 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Zimmerman jury deliberated for 15 hours, with no evidence.
OJ jury deliberated for 15 seconds, with tons of evidence.
Zimmerman killing Martin was a given.

OJ killing his ex was not.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#947814 Jul 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You are the one in favor of mob rule. The majority of the population does not condone violent protests or looting. Unfortunately; that image remains in the psyche of the simple minded and justifies racism. One black commits a crime; all blacks are guilty.
More like one Zimmerman and one Martin-BOTH flunk out of common sense...and it all duh white racist people fault.

Because the IGNORANCE of Race baiters SUCKs too.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#947816 Jul 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>But white racism makes the world go round? Gee, Galt, didn't you just say something about the advantages of "embracing different cultures" before you called Lily's daughter a drug addict? Irony, and so much else, is just lost on you GOP socks.
Double IGNORANT stamp on your feral libuhrulTic hate filled forehead-for
Bigotry AND Race baiting!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#947818 Jul 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If you are satisfied with the second team, knock yourself out.
Time in school means squat if the schools suck and the course material is watered down. Where did your physician assistants go to school?
Galt is done with this subject.
P.S. Real doctors often don't wear white coats any more to avoid being mistaken for physician assistants.
And just to be clear before completely dropping the subject, they aren't "my" physician assistants. But they ARE everywhere - especially in specialized clinics and hospitals in cities - but also in clinics and hospitals in smaller towns across the country.

Nurse Practitioners - "glorified nurses" who I called "wannabes" when transcribing their dictations - are becoming more and more prevalent too in some specialties.

Okay, the subject is now dropped.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#947819 Jul 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Flo git yer gin
I'm beginning to think that Methmouth is Flo as well. Maybe "they're" all the same psycho. Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean no one's out to get you. Loved Fenny Bate's not getting network TV, not knowing that True Blood is not network (also a book series), yet knowing "Friends" last season. Ain't them just some pitty peaches?
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#947821 Jul 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Meltdown!!!! Oh my effing word.
The truth too much for you to handle?

"Quel Surprise".

NOT.

You PHONY, lamed azzed, parrot brainless bobbleheadho.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#947823 Jul 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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So, in your opinion, when should one be permitted to use deadly force in self defense?
When you're not the instigator , stalking & hunting the eventual victim. If you want to claim self defense, you do everything possible to remain innocent of any infraction. I said stalking because, it should've been the underlining felony of the 3rd degree charge the prosecutor so stupidly tried to use child abuse to insert the charge &, the judge so rightfully rejected.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#947824 Jul 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Actually, the last part is true.
But PAs and NPs are now part of the medical profession's landscape and they will be growing in numbers over the next few years. There won't be enough physicians to go around.
Sorry, but that's just the way it is.
Those who can afford to pay will still be treated by the real thing, not a clerk.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#947825 Jul 18, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
LMAO after googling leospamdra's newest avatar theft, Anna Pacquin.
She's supposedly married (w multiple kids) to her male costar in some goofy vampire series, yet is a proud, self-proclaimed "bisexual". I can just imagine the normalcy of their family life, as they explain to their poor kids that "mommy is going to do a little pssylcking tonight, so Daddy has to sleep in the upper bunk with you".....
LMAOAU freaks.....
Oh, Fennysock, please just give it up. Even I'm beginning to feel a little uncomfortable at the level to which you're embarrassing yourself. Bring out Meth/Flo to fight your battles for awhile--no one expects them to speak English.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#947826 Jul 18, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>So, you agree that it is despicable that Big Banks are attempting through their greater clout and money power to convince Congress to deny smaller American credit unions equal tax exempt status."WASHINGTON Credit unions have been snatching customers from banks amid consumer frustration over rising fees and outrage over Wall Street's role in the financial crisis.
Now banks are fighting back by trying to take away something vital to credit unions their federal tax exemption.
With fast-growing credit unions posing more formidable competition to banks, industry trade groups are pressing the White House and Congress to end a tax break that dates to the Great Depression."
http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jul/06/busin...
Congress needs to get off their asses and pass a tax reform law...ASAP!

The IRS now looks like a dinosaur.

There wouldn't be an issue of raising or cutting taxes with tax reform and the IRS could move to Russia and join the KGB.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#947828 Jul 18, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Its a line out of "Friends", you old fossil. That series ended in 2004, so you must be 106 years old. Dont worry though; I dont discriminate on age (because everyone gets there eventually if they're lucky).
If I ever catch someone voluntarily harming an animal near me, they will disappear forever...
Bless your heart--there's nothing worse than POS's that harrass (except those with actual intent to harm) the DUHm of of the animal kingdom.
LCN Llin

United States

#947829 Jul 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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And just to be clear before completely dropping the subject, they aren't "my" physician assistants. But they ARE everywhere - especially in specialized clinics and hospitals in cities - but also in clinics and hospitals in smaller towns across the country.
Nurse Practitioners - "glorified nurses" who I called "wannabes" when transcribing their dictations - are becoming more and more prevalent too in some specialties.
Okay, the subject is now dropped.
Christians might worry about this and the care given to poor Americans?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#947830 Jul 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Those who can afford to pay will still be treated by the real thing, not a clerk.
This is true.

But if you have to get a referral to a specialty by your primary physician, don't be surprised if you see a PA at some point - especially during follow-up visits or at your first appointment to get a history and physical.

Not trying to be argumentative. Just a heads up. But maybe it's different where you live.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#947831 Jul 18, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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For those who want nothing more than to actually LEARN and EARN for themselves, of their own merit and ability- a wonderful idea.
For cheaters, maybe not as much-not quite the same actual feeling of personal satisfaction (and the ability to PROVE that) of doing the learning and earning themselves!
Too bad for them!
Leaving home and learning to live independently as an adult is a valuable part of the college experience.

We have far too many young adults still living at home.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#947832 Jul 18, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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A bipartisan group of senators reached a tentative agreement on a student loans package Wednesday night, multiple aides from each party said.
Sen. Tom Harkin, Democratic chairman of the committee that oversees federal education programs, agreed to the deal, one of those sources close to the negotiations told CNN.
The Iowa senator's support is key because it would likely persuade most Democratic senators to vote for the bill.
Harkin has resisted for weeks agreeing to a plan unless it included caps on how high the interest rates on the loans could rise. The tentative plan includes caps on loans to undergraduate students at 8.25%, graduate students at 9.5% and parents at 10.5%.
Student loan rates doubled July 1 from 3.4% to 6.8% after Congress failed to reach a deal averting the increase.
Rude awakening for grads
Harkin also pressed to ensure the government would not profit from the loans. A final cost analysis, which would determine that, was not completed as of Wednesday night, a Democratic leadership aide said.
The White House, which has been heavily involved in negotiations, backs the agreement, a Senate Democratic leadership aide said.
Still, one word of caution came late Wednesday from an aide to a Democratic senator deeply involved in negotiations. That aide said final details were still being worked out.
This same group of negotiators had previously announced a tentative agreement, but it fell apart after the Congressional Budget Office estimated the costs were high.
The agreement, if approved by the full Senate, would tie interest rates on a variety of government-backed loans to 10-year Treasury notes and would lock in surcharges paid to the government for administrative costs.
Student loans - the next bubble to burst.

No one can find jobs because of Obamacare.

Would have been nice if you had elected someone who knew what the hell they were doing.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#947833 Jul 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, Fennysock, please just give it up. Even I'm beginning to feel a little uncomfortable at the level to which you're embarrassing yourself. Bring out Meth/Flo to fight your battles for awhile--no one expects them to speak English.
Might want to see a nice nurse practitioner about that penis envy you seem have going on there snotta, it's really quite vile to have to watch you stoop so low trying to deball anyone all the time.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#947834 Jul 18, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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It's already "locked and loaded" kkkhunt.
Is this language really appropriate? This being a family site and all.
LCN Llin

United States

#947835 Jul 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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President Obama is the Big Kahuna!
Head on a platter? Hmmm, getting pretty violent in your descriptions aren't ya Batty?
..... seems to have dropped the Christian phony identity.

Still trading books and notice a resurgence of people reading the real thing as well as Kindle and Nook.
Portability of e-books is impressive but others need real illustrations.

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