Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1234501 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

#948927 Jul 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>My post is accurate, the projects to reform that commercial as well as residential areas of the city began in the later 70's. Are you saying that the people who live in that area all work in that area?
The redo in Detroit will take awhile but first they need Rome plows, lot's of them.
First they need responsible government.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#948928 Jul 19, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Okay, let's pretend for a minute.
President Romney, his Republican Secretary of State and his Republican Ambassador to the UN start a lie about a terrorist attack on 9/11 right before an election leaving four Americans dead and continue to perpetrate that lie for weeks afterwards.
President Romney asks survivors of this terrorist attack to sign a Nondisclosure Agreement to remain silent about what they know.
President Romney says in front of a conservative crowd "punish our enemies" and almost immediately the IRS targets liberal citizens, donors and organizations en masse interrogating them in a manner that clearly violates their constitutional rights.
President Romney, after targeting his political enemies using the IRS, is discovered to also have access to his political enemies' personal data as well.
If we weren't pretending, you know as well as me, a President Romney would be fighting to remain in office because the liberal media would have crucified him a hundred times over already.
May I call you "oh, clueless one" from now on if you still don't get it?
We already played that scenario but the names were changed. Nevertheless, Bush went on to serve two full terms.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#948929 Jul 19, 2013
So I went back to the Republican Party office, told them I was anti-choice, believe men are the superior gender, all for vaginal probing, I do not like <whisper> blacks or gays <whisper>, think we should stop feeding the poor because they all have money and big screen TV's and fancy cars etc., worship God on a daily basis and agree Obama is a Communist who's main goal is to destroy America.

They welcomed me with open arms.

Please sign here, here, and initial here.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#948930 Jul 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Well if you really do believe that I expect Republicans will be pouring into Detroit, they do know how to follow the government money and suck on that teat.
I know a company with a Republican/tea bagger as a CEO making tons of money through the recession and pissing and moaning about Obama the entire time. Turns out he has been making a ton of money because his clients were getting federal grants to buy his product as part of the stimulus package.
I do not begrudge him, he made money, he hired more people, his suppliers made money, the local area benefitted, it was win win.
But the hypocrisy.
Republicans and Democrats are all feed from the same system.
lol! Yes... Detroit now becomes very interesting.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#948931 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Correct. Stronger municipal unions with higher pay, more benefits, and guaranteed pensions are the key to the financial future of Detroit.
That plus purging the few remaining white people.
Unions cut their own throats and, when it happens, they blame it all on a conspiracy to break unions and attack the Middle Class.

This happened with the PIIGS in Europe and it is now happening here.
Socialism doesn't work but creative blame tactics can be very effective amongst clueless Liberals/Socialist media boobs.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#948932 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt is not all that interested in Florida law.
Then maybe Galt should avoid making statements specific to FL law if he's just making it up as he goes along.

I'm just sayin'...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#948933 Jul 19, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
It really doesn't look all that different than what we have now. You pay for services you use directly like water, trash, and school. The highways and interstates are owned by the State and Fed respectively, city roads could be paid for out of fees applied to some sales or property and/or vehicle fees and so on. Its not that difficult, we've only relied on government for these services for less than a century in some parts of the US.
Take water for an example, assuming they have a municipal water system. Would you continue that system, or sell the system to a private company?

What about all the city employees?
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#948934 Jul 19, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
You couldn't get passed the call screener. With all the diseases you carry, you're considered a WMD.
Really? Come on, you're better than this.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#948935 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt has no use for moochers and those who demand special privileges.
Oil companies?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#948936 Jul 19, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Good luck on your new Fall Show.
The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.
With a strong emphasis on the headless and hollow.
You still got that beat son...

... yours is a vacuum!

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#948937 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Correct. Stronger municipal unions with higher pay, more benefits, and guaranteed pensions are the key to the financial future of Detroit.
That plus purging the few remaining white people.
Remember we are talking Detroit here. Not California. Don't confuse the two. Just because California's unions have been allowed to ramrod through high salaries and rich pension benefits doesn't mean Detroit unions have done the same.

FACT: "Detroit is ranked 50th on the list of pay for the biggest 50 cities in the Unites States."
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#948938 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
EMS is a prime candidate for privatization, which is the case in many places.
lol! Talk about poor medical care!

You really do play both sides of the line.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#948939 Jul 19, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> President Barack Obama's news conference illustrated his brilliance and compassion for all parties involved in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman tragedy.
His racist diatribe hit home with non-black Americans.

We recognize what a jerk looks like.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#948940 Jul 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Galt has no use for moochers and those who demand special privileges.
"And suddenly, 35 posters disappeared from the chat room"....
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#948941 Jul 19, 2013
tell_it_like_it_is wrote:
<quoted text>
My definition of scandal is lame....
we want to hear what you think is scandalous!
and...
tell us about any current democrat/liberal-politician/at hlete/mbroiled in scandal.....
You're just lame son.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#948942 Jul 19, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
The city government of Detroit is bankrupt, the community of Detroit shouldn't be laden with the government's debt.
Bankruptcy will not burden the community with the city debts, except to the extent that their services will be reduced and their property may be worth even less than at present, at least in the short run.

Galt agrees with you that this is a great opportunity if the residents are willing to make some scarifies along the way.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#948943 Jul 19, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
The city government of Detroit is bankrupt, the community of Detroit shouldn't be laden with the government's debt.
In fact, not declaring bankruptcy would burden the community with the city debts.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#948944 Jul 19, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
How about that Rolling Stone Magazine cover?
Terrorism with a celebrity flair brought to you by Valerie Jarret and her boy?
Do you have a problem with capitalism now?

wow. you idiots are just all over the place when your politics are involved!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#948945 Jul 19, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Clearly Galt wants everyone to rely on government for everything from cradle to grave.
I know, they all do.

I don't suppose re-naming Detroit "Galt's Gulch" would help?
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#948946 Jul 19, 2013
OK folks, its time for the lunchtime edition of "learnin ta spell with NJraider1".

The word for this edition is "LOCKET".

Now, let's have little NJ use it in a sentence:

"ah slams the door so hard, I locket".....

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