Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1348045 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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“Peace on Earth”

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#956472 Jul 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Depends on how high they are doesn't it. 99.2% off wealthy people have health insurance to protect their families & their fortunes
On;y a dumbass, like Flack, would put their family health & fortune at risk to save a few bucks on health insurance.
42% of all persnal bankruptcies are due to medical expenses.
A

The fact that medical expenses are allowed to be written off in bankruptcy is one of the reasons people are willing to gamble on their health. They don't plan on being stuck with the bill.

The people who choose this path don't have any "fortune" to worry about and since their home and retirement accounts are exempt from bankruptcy proceedings they are willing to gamble.

Change bankruptcy laws and they may give their choice a second look.

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#956473 Jul 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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formerly Inglenook, an old Napa name...
It got me drunk...

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#956474 Jul 29, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>The history of the entire U S West Coast hinged on the immigration of cheap Chinese labor.
that is so 1860ish...

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#956475 Jul 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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sigh
blogs? news?
for example?
yeah. I know...blogs are mostly OPINION...

but you have to read something or one's word usage goes to shit....

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#956476 Jul 29, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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They aren't party leaders just 'cause you say they are, they're up and comers. McConnell, Cornyn, Boehner, and Cantor are your Party Leaders
"dumos"
democrat party leaders; reed, pelousie, nobama and weiner, your party leaders.
Peace
KMA

Since: Dec 08

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#956477 Jul 29, 2013
the laws of man can be changed...

but the laws of Nature....

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#956478 Jul 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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No
The market at present is completely controlled by Ben Bernanke.
"John Galt"
If Bernake shuts down the printing presses the market will crash.
Peace

“Peace on Earth”

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#956479 Jul 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Many very wealthy people are self-insured.
Depends on your definition of wealthy. The mega rich take all the steps necessary to protect their assets ...that means health insurance is a top priority. When one hospital stay can costs hundreds of thousands of dollars, they don't gamble on their health or their assets. They're not idiots.

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#956480 Jul 29, 2013
music I play and forget lots of things...

if you are musician...

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#956481 Jul 29, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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That is just the problem, your perception of the "truth" is far from factual. All you do is parrot what you are told by your handlers.
That is just the problem, your perception of the "truth" & the "Facts" I Repeat the "Facts" are factual and over look them. All you do is parrot what you are told by your Pseudo Liberal Democrat handlers and Remember I am a Registered Democrat not a Pseudo Liberal Democrat and you prove that you take and believe in everything that those Pseudo Liberal Democrat Bigots tell you which are a Useful Idoit for them and Obama wants to Cut Social Secuirty Benefits by associating them with the CPI, The Consumer Price Index so when tanks even more Social Security Benefits will Be reduce drastically and for it in his 2014 Budget better wake up the Federal Government can do anything they want when you choose to be a dependent of the Federal Government so suck it up.

Seniors would see smaller Social Security checks under Obama budget

By Tami Luhby
April 10, 2013: 4:50 PM ET

http://money.cnn.com/2013/04/10/news/economy/...

The Social Security Tax

NOVEMBER 01, 1955 by CLARENCE MANION

U.S. vs. Butler, 297 U.S. 1; Stewart Machine Company vs. Davis, 301 U.S, 548; Helvering vs. Davis, 301 U.S. 619.
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All federal taxes, income taxes, estate taxes, gasoline taxes, and social security taxes, go indiscriminately into the same general fund of the federal treasury. From that general fund, Congress makes periodic appropriations for all the purposes of the federal government, including payments for social security benefits.

Congress could continue to collect the so-called social security pay roll taxes even though Congress discontinued all social security benefit payments. Congress could wipe out the social security pay roll taxes and yet continue to pay all present social security benefits out of the general tax receipts of the federal treasury.

Any apparent connection between the collection of social security pay roll taxes and the payment of social security benefits is purely coincidental. The Supreme Court has held that Congress is without Constitutional power to establish such a connection. For this reason, the so-called Federal Old Age and Survivors’ Insurance Reserve Fund is actually nonexistent. The legal illusion of such a fund was conjured up to dissolve popular resistance to one of the most cruel and unjust systems of taxation ever imposed upon the American people.

The fraud of the great deception is the deliberate and official misrepresentation of social security taxes as payments of insurance premiums for the right to get back specified benefits at a specified time. There is no such right. The government is under no contractual obligation to make any return payment at all. From the very beginning, the Social Security Tax Act has carried this provision:“The right to alter, amend, or repeal any provision of this act is hereby reserved to the Congress.”

http://www.fee.org/the_freeman/detail/the-soc...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#956482 Jul 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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sigh
so what right wing nutjob site do i need to go to get my head filled with that sort of nonsense.
No need to go online, injun joe!! Just ask all the drugged-out soul brothers hangin round the 7-11 when you pick up your evening 12 pack of Schlitz tall boys.....

“Peace on Earth”

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#956483 Jul 29, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>that is the truth and 1960 the Psuedo Liberals on the SCOTUS proved the Conservatives right in their Ruling in 1960 in Flemming v Nestor that individuals have no rights to Social Security.
The Court ruled that no such contract exists, and that there is no contractual right to receive Social Security payments. Payments due under Social Security are not “property” rights and are not protected by the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment. The interest of a beneficiary of Social Security is protected only by the Due Process Clause.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flemming_v._Nest...
Warren Court(Pseudo Liberal Majority, 1953 - 1969)
The Warren Court refers to the Supreme Court of the United States between 1953 and 1969, when Earl Warren served as Chief Justice. Warren led a liberal majority that used judicial power in dramatic fashion, to the consternation of conservative opponents. The Warren Court expanded civil rights, civil liberties, judicial power, and the federal power in dramatic ways.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Court
Besides Obama wants to cut Social Benefits again by tying Social Security Benefits to the CPI(Consumer Price Index) so when economy is in bad shape economically Social Security Benefit will be reduced and it is in Obama 2014 Budget Proposal which Obama is supporting.
Seniors would see smaller Social Security checks under Obama budget
By Tami Luhby
April 10, 2013: 4:50 PM ET
http://money.cnn.com/2013/04/10/news/economy/...
LOL. Did you even look at your cut and paste: "The interest of a beneficiary of Social Security is protected only by the Due Process Clause." That's right. There interest is protected!! Finally you got it right.

By the way, if you haven't heard of a "non-contractural government benefit", you didn't read the Nestor decision.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#956484 Jul 29, 2013
killtaker wrote:
I am calling it...
1855 local...
29 July 2013
Liberals forget about Trayvon Martin...
Who?
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#956485 Jul 29, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Ok
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =UeQsZOQqO6IXX
Well, at least your musical sensibilities are strong.....
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#956486 Jul 29, 2013
killtaker wrote:
music I play and forget lots of things...
if you are musician...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =LEs5sKDXZukXX
Jaco was really a murderer on the bass. Too bad he had so many mental health issues (compounded by drugs)...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#956487 Jul 29, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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We're looking at 2000 miles of pipeline a year in the near term with the current gas boom why are y'all so concerned with piping Canadian oil to LA for export?
What really drives gasoline prices is NOT supply and demand of oil; its how said S & D is affected by refining capacity. Given transpo costs etc for oil to already over-regulated existing refineries, the Keystone could potentially facilitate new construction in more friendly environments......

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#956490 Jul 29, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Jaco was really a murderer on the bass. Too bad he had so many mental health issues (compounded by drugs)...
he had some issues...but he could play...

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#956491 Jul 29, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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That is just the problem, your perception of the "truth" is far from factual. All you do is parrot what you are told by your handlers.
Another thing, Remember Social Security Act of 1935 was legistlated and is a US Federal Law and not a US Constitutional Amendment or Right to Welfare protected by the US Constitution which the Pseudo Liberal Democrats confuse intentionally which no where in the US Constitution does it says Social Security is a Right and which for that you would need an Amendment to the US Constitution so either way the Pseudo Liberal Democrat can reduce or eliminate or make Changes to Social Security as they want just as Obama is promoting & pushing for in his 2014 budget by linking Social Security to the CPI(consumer price index) which right now Social Security benefits would be cut drastically which means reduced and you are going to say obama cant do it you better wake up.

Seniors would see smaller Social Security checks under Obama budget

By Tami Luhby
April 10, 2013: 4:50 PM ET

http://money.cnn.com/2013/04/10/news/economy/...

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#956492 Jul 29, 2013
gotta go...

one more...

another of my favorite bass geetar players...



good night all!

Be safe...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#956493 Jul 29, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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No need to go online, injun joe!! Just ask all the drugged-out soul brothers hangin round the 7-11 when you pick up your evening 12 pack of Schlitz tall boys.....
beer is for rednecks.

Glenlivet.

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