Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458249 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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Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#954880 Jul 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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not trying to deny anything.
i'm just pointing out the epidemic of white on white violence.
not going to deny that are you?
A scumbag dead is a scumbag dead (and its all good); ethnicity need not even enter into it. Its only a tragedy when a decent, innocent is the victim.

The fact there is a higher percentage of negro scumbags per capita is undeniable (nice try though)....:-)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954881 Jul 27, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>African -American auto workers helped BUILD the American powerhouse multi-national auto industry giants, Ford Motor Company, GM, and Chrysler!
Not really, but they did help drive it into bankruptcy.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954882 Jul 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Sorry it took me so long to reply but I didn't have much time for Topix. I'm not overly fond Paris but my son is a professor at a university in Madrid and it really is a short flight away. Always seems like a MUST to fly there...if for not other reason than to have brunch at a little place called Koff's.
Please take your on-line dating elsewhere.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954883 Jul 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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they're never going to repeal it as long as Obama is in office.
so no, it's not a jobs bill beyond the House GOP hiring more aides to help with the propaganda campaign.
ObamaKKKare is a job-killer.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954884 Jul 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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like i'm worried about proving anything to someone who ignores proof on a daily basis. oh, excuse me, on an hourly basis. no wait, on a minute by minute basis.
and here we go with another who wants to talk about per capita when it suits their narrative, but when it doesn't....
So, you have no proof?
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#954885 Jul 27, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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and Caucasians are?
what's your point?
That only non whites should be happy to do those jobs
Galt has no earthly idea why Mexicans first came to the US for seasonal work or why the were able to move along with the harvests while the nations traditional farm workers, blacks and Southern whites were not.

Galt has no understanding of contract growers, or contract harvesting crews. Galt doesn't get that 10,000 completely unknown, undocumented persons are welcome to harvest tomatoes, apples and such but a black guy showing up with an ID has no prayer of being hired and might end up being quizzed by the police.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954886 Jul 27, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
"The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
another example of putting country first over politics
Exactly.
sonicfilter

Greenwood, IN

#954887 Jul 27, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
A scumbag dead is a scumbag dead (and its all good); ethnicity need not even enter into it. Its only a tragedy when a decent, innocent is the victim.
The fact there is a higher percentage of negro scumbags per capita is undeniable (nice try though)....:-)
there ya go with per capita.

so how does that explain away all of you white folks killing each other?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954888 Jul 27, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Oh I always got higher pay for declining the insurance. Just sign a paper saying I wouldn't demand it later. The higher pay went a long ways towards paying my premium. So basically I got the insurance I wanted (catastrophic) at very little cost.
Most companies do not offer that choice.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#954889 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Most of what you talk about here is exactly what drives companies away.
Bob or any other libtard will never understand that.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954890 Jul 27, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> 'Government debt' has never proved to be the cause of recessions---for example Ronald Reagan claimed that government deficits were not the problem, the growth and expansion of government bureaucracy was a problem --and what drove that unprecedented growth in government bureaucracy was the unregulated growth and expansion of globalization --Rein in the disastrous effects of globalization , like President Barack Obama has wanted to do by reducing our global military over reach and rewarding American companies who stayed loyal to their social obligations at home , follow the rules against off-shoring capital and labor costs,refuse to do business with countries who subsidize businesses that exploit the cheap poorer labor pool in third world countries, make safe, environmentally beneficent products , and protect their American labor force with livable wages and benefits .
Recessions are a natural part of the business cycle, unavoidable and best left to resolve themselves.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#954891 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Most companies do not offer that choice.
More than you think if you ask.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#954892 Jul 27, 2013
Maher: No matter what Obama says on race, Republicans hear ‘Kill Whitey!’
sonicfilter

Greenwood, IN

#954893 Jul 27, 2013
Crime, Race and the Politics of White Deflection

...the mere fact that the term “black-on-black crime” is used (while “white-on-white crime” is never used the same way), suggests that the phrase is more about reinforcing stereotypes of black people as inherently dangerous, than actually addressing the phenomenon of intra-group violence. The term is not benign or merely descriptive, for if it were intended as such, we would use “white-on-white” crime to describe the crime that mostly affects white people, but we don’t. And not because it’s a minor occurrence. According to the most recent comprehensive data from the Justice Department (in that it tallies crime estimates by race, for offenders and victims, and not merely for crimes reported to police, but also those that are not reported):

In 2008:

There were 2,788,600 white victims of violent crime involving a single offender.

In 67.4 percent of these cases, the offender was known to be white.

So, in 2008 there were at least 1.9 million white-on-white single offender violent crimes.

This, compared to roughly 369,000 black-on-black single offender violent crimes.

So, in 2008 there were more than five times as many white-on-white violent crimes involving a single offender as there were black-on-black violent crimes involving a single offender.

Oh, and, importantly: the rates of white-on-black and black-on-white violent offending here were virtually identical, contrary to common perception. 15.4 percent of white victims were victimized by blacks, while 15.9 percent of black victims were victimized by whites.

Additionally in 2008, there were 726,530 white victims of violent crime involving multiple offenders. Although large numbers of these crimes involve offenders with indeterminate racial identities, or a mix of such identities, in 42.4 percent of such incidents the offenders were both (or all) known to be white. Meaning there were at least 308,000 white-on-white multiple offender violent crimes.

This, compared to about 117,500 black-on-black multiple offender violent crimes.

So, in all, there are roughly 2.2 million white-on-white violent crimes annually, compared to fewer than 500,000 black-on-black violent crimes, meaning that there are about four times as many of the former as the latter.

http://www.timwise.org/2013/07/crime-race-and...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954894 Jul 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Galt has no earthly idea why Mexicans first came to the US for seasonal work or why the were able to move along with the harvests while the nations traditional farm workers, blacks and Southern whites were not.
Galt has no understanding of contract growers, or contract harvesting crews. Galt doesn't get that 10,000 completely unknown, undocumented persons are welcome to harvest tomatoes, apples and such but a black guy showing up with an ID has no prayer of being hired and might end up being quizzed by the police.
Realtime has a racist viewpoint of the work performed by Mexicans.
sonicfilter

Greenwood, IN

#954895 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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So, you have no proof?
you have no proof that the Affordable Healthcare Act is a job killer.

i'm far from worried about proving anything to you.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#954896 Jul 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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you have no proof that the Affordable Healthcare Act is a job killer.
i'm far from worried about proving anything to you.
Here are the welfare statistics for Parke County, Indiana,(pop. 17,000), far less than for one block in a major city. Make your point, if you have one.

http://www.stats.indiana.edu/fssa_m/index.htm...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#954897 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Most companies do not offer that choice.
But then you have to remember the last time I worked the economy was booming, at least around here. Companies were begging for good employees.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#954898 Jul 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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there are only 3 million FOXbots. 60,932,152 Republicans voted for Mitt.
4.9%.
very impressive.
so it's eating me alive why?
Obama 26 states.
Romney 24 states.

Obama 65,899,000.
Romney 60,932,000.

Obama 51.1%.
Romney 47.2%.

Obama won the liberal states with the larger populations by the biggest margins - by approximately 2 million in New York and 3 million in California.

He barely won Florida and other states by a slim margin.

So I wouldn't call it a mandate or anything like that.

Guess if you keep promising everybody everything even if you don't deliver and lie enough about your opponent and run enough smear campaign ads, you're bound to win over a lot of liberals.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#954899 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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African-Americans are either unable or unwilling to perform the work performed by Mexicans.
I know it and its the same everywhere I have been and it was the Blacks that were unwilling to perform the work that destroyed Detroit too since most of them refuse to work besides the Blacks are the Majority of Detroit and have been for years and that is what they called Black Power and I agree with Rand Paul that the Federal Government shouldnt bailout Detroit either, let them learn to work & provide for themselves first.

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