Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1478937 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

#955179 Jul 27, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Federal Government owes nothing to people is the point and it has been that way since 1960 when Pseudo Liberal SCOTUS ruled in the case of Flemming V Nestor and it is legal.
Is There a Right to Social Security?
By Michael D. Tanner
November 25, 1998
You worked hard your whole life and paid thousands of dollars in Social Security taxes. Now it’s time to retire. You’re legally entitled to Social Security benefits, right? Wrong. There is no legal right to Social Security, and that is one of the considerations that may decide the coming debate over Social Security reform.
Many people believe that Social Security is an “earned right.” That is, they think that because they have paid Social Security taxes, they are entitled to receive Social Security benefits. The government encourages that belief by referring to Social Security taxes as “contributions,” as in the Federal Insurance Contribution Act. However, in the 1960 case of Fleming v. Nestor, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that workers have no legally binding contractual rights to their Social Security benefits, and that those benefits can be cut or even eliminated at any time.
Ephram Nestor was a Bulgarian immigrant who came to the United States in 1918 and paid Social Security taxes from 1936, the year the system began operating, until he retired in 1955. A year after he retired, Nestor was deported for having been a member of the Communist Party in the 1930s. In 1954 Congress had passed a law saying that any person deported from the United States should lose his Social Security benefits. Accordingly, Nestor’s $55.60 per month Social Security checks were stopped. Nestor sued, claiming that because he had paid Social Security taxes, he had a right to Social Security benefits.
The Supreme Court disagreed, saying “To engraft upon the Social Security system a concept of ‘accrued property rights’ would deprive it of the flexibility and boldness in adjustment to ever changing conditions which it demands.” The Court went on to say,“It is apparent that the non-contractual interest of an employee covered by the [Social Security] Act cannot be soundly analogized to that of the holder of an annuity, whose right to benefits is bottomed on his contractual premium payments.”
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/i...
For those who have worked for YEARS, and contributed to it, damn straight THEY have a right to it.

For SLACKERTICS and the entitlMENTALly warped who think the givverment "owes" them something for nothing-not no-but hell NO.

http://money.msn.com/now/13-states-rebelling-...

Time for Everyone to start contributing!

A National Flat sales tax ought to help ! NO EXCEPTIONS.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955180 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The voters elected a farmer, one of their neighbors, over a professional political hack.
Shame on them.
lol! And you were complaining about 'better' doctors.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955181 Jul 27, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Dumb Dave is obviously someone who was not successful in life. A lot of problems upstairs with that dude.
if true, it's his right as an American...

I have no idea what YOUR country does.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955182 Jul 27, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Quit humping my leg, libtard.
I don't son. It's just your wish as a foreigner!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#955183 Jul 27, 2013
TSM wrote:
<quoted text>
Let’s not forget about Joe Lieberman He had to switch Party’s!!
Lieberman was a dedicated liberal whose only sin was supporting Israel in the Demo-Palestinian Party.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955184 Jul 27, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Dumb Dave.
What does the word "Abandon" mean?
it doesn't matter son.

Not to a foreigner like you anyway!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955185 Jul 27, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Dumb Dave. What is welfare for losers like you gone wild?
What's welfare in your country like son?

I bet it's not even classified as third world!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#955186 Jul 27, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Blah Blah Blah.
The fund loans its excess to the Federal Government under a law signed by Reagan.
It does not mea that the fund does not exist.
And you still think your bank has a spot in a box with your money in it.
If not for the IOUs, that money would have had to been borrowed from other sources.
The fund may exist on paper, but the money doesn't exist.

Social Security is a tax to pay current welfare benefits, not a retirement plan.
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#955187 Jul 27, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>America's paid, public servants sure are gettin' uppity these days, ain't they?
Nothing is "too" good for Obama.:[
http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2013/03/cbs-news-o...
I wonder how much of that taxpayer-funded, inaugural ball's food was GMO, frankenfood?
I liked you so much better when you were sitting naked and cross-legged thumbs on middle fingers, although a lemon yellow vagina is not unbecoming...
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#955188 Jul 27, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
Without us, mon ami, you would be swilling English beer even now. Be humble.
lol! Shhhhh! There are some people here who still feel the colonies fought the British and won on their own without any 'welfare!'
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#955189 Jul 27, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
"Americans" have always sucked the hind teat of the French, it is your nature. Hind teats that is.
The French are cowardly surrender monkeys.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#955190 Jul 27, 2013
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>America's paid, public servants sure are gettin' uppity these days, ain't they?
Nothing is "too" good for Obama.:[
http://ex-skf.blogspot.com/2013/03/cbs-news-o...
I wonder how much of that taxpayer-funded, inaugural ball's food was GMO, frankenfood?
The government drones know that ObamaKKKare is just for the peasants, not for the government masters.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#955191 Jul 27, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! And you were complaining about 'better' doctors.
Citizen legislators were what the Founding Fathers envisioned, not professional politicians who never worked an honest day in their lives.

People like Obama and Biden, who have never worked a day in their lives.

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#955192 Jul 27, 2013
"The most glaring example of the cognitive dissonance on the left is the concept that human beings are inherently good, yet at the same time cannot be trusted with any kind of weapon, unless the magic fairy dust of government authority gets sprinkled upon them." Moshe Ben-David
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#955193 Jul 27, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Shhhhh! There are some people here who still feel the colonies fought the British and won on their own without any 'welfare!'
Shhhhhh... yourself. What are you wearing? Shoes particularly...
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#955194 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The French are cowardly surrender monkeys.
Seems a bit late for that criticism, non? Say, um, "Galt," if you don't prefer French which language suits you better? Guttersnipe?

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#955197 Jul 27, 2013
I love pictures...

"As the State swells, it ceases to perform any of its functions even marginally well."

http://americandigest.org/mt-archives/america...

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#955198 Jul 27, 2013
Great words from Soviet Style Socialism defined!

nomenklatura

"The nomenklatura were a small elite group within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in all spheres..."

https://www.google.com/search...
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#955199 Jul 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The French are cowardly surrender monkeys.
Perhaps, but your teeth would've been more of a mess without us.
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#955200 Jul 27, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Great words from Soviet Style Socialism defined!
nomenklatura
"The nomenklatura were a small elite group within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in all spheres..."
https://www.gogle.com/search...
Nyet. "Nomenklatura" is a roman terminology (christian) we Russians speak a Cyrillic language. If you wish to discuss our history you must learn it first. Would you like me to teach it to you, gloopie?

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