Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1509957 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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Brattleboro, VT

#958623 Aug 2, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
It does not cost you sh&*t to send your kids to public school to get a basic education.
It costs you tax dollars to support that school whether you send a kid or not.
aaaaahh daavey. I pay taxes. So it does cost me. Are you realy that stupid?

Honolulu, HI

#958624 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
My horoscope says:
"Try not to get sucked into petty squabbles or time-wasting arguments over ridiculous details because these will make you feel very unsettled and leave a bad taste in your mouth for the rest of the day. Try to see the funny side in what's happening."
So guess I'll read the same speech about the economy Obama has given since 2009 and watch the liberals behind him absorb every word like it's the first time they ever heard it.
That should keep me amused for a while.
Really leaving now. Bye-bye.
Does that mean you're not coming back?

.... just to be clear.

Cape Canaveral, FL

#958625 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Just a quick news update.
Five CIA agents connected to Benghazi are being kept even more silent after being instructed to sign yet another nondisclosure agreement with explicit instructions not to talk to Congress or the media before talking to their "bosses" under threat of lie detector tests which are being done already.
This is unconstitutional and unprecedented.
This administration should have no reason to worry about top classified information being disclosed.
Nondisclosure agreements are to prevent CIA agents from writing books and leaking classified information.
We just want to know what happened over there. This administration has not been forthcoming.
This administration just doesn't want the truth and their cover up to be exposed.
Silence on all fronts about four Americans' deaths, why they were killed and not one arrest after 10 months should raise even sonic's and LCN's eyebrows.
Are they agents? Operatives? Contractors?

Maybe the CIA doesn't want you to know what was going on over there.

Did you know that only the CIA director reports to the POTUS?
Julius Rosenberg

Meridian, MS

#958627 Aug 2, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Snowden is a damn fool who made the choice to be a traitor to his country. His passport has been revoked and he has been given refugee status in Russia after having spent some months at the airport. Who is funding him?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#958628 Aug 2, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Hi dem!
Lily gets all wet when the self described child molester shows up.

Denver, CO

#958629 Aug 2, 2013
An EMP Missing By TWO WEEKS Is NOT a Near Miss

Friday, August 2, 2013

As some of you will know I report on the space weather regularly when there is something going on…or something might be going on in the hours following the article.

I was shocked yesterday to see reports of a ‘Carrington-class event’ that occurred two weeks ago. I trawled the NASA and NOAA sites looking for what I had missed. I had missed nothing, there was no such event. A report on this morning says:

"Many readers are asking about a report in the Washington Examiner, which states that a Carrington-class solar storm narrowly missed Earth two weeks ago. There was no Carrington-class solar storm two weeks ago. On the contrary, solar activity was low throughout the month of July. The report is erroneous. The possibility of such a storm is, however, worth thinking about: A modern Carrington event would cause significant damage to our high-tech society."

I am all in favor of alerting the public of both the United States and the wider world of any incoming event but throwing out spurious reports serves no purpose.

Here’s what Jim Woolsey has to say -

Cape Canaveral, FL

#958630 Aug 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Again, I'm not a doll. Only sexists use that term repeatedly.
But apparently you didn't read my post to LCN, but I'll be glad to summarize it for your benefit.
I taught in local schools in smaller towns in Central Florida. I was one of two teachers in my school asked to be a "supervising teacher" for student interns from a nearby college. I was also accredited as a "peer teacher".
Liberal politics drove me out of the teaching profession. The good teachers like myself were itching to get out. And I've never looked back. Not once.
Liberalism and political correctness in smaller school districts was alive and well even two decades ago.
But I'll ask you like I asked LCN, have you ever taught in a public school? Do you have any firsthand experience to offer any meaningful contribution to the subject?
You've got a real shtty memory doll, I answered that question for you once and you forgot.

Your problem is that you're so caught up in yourself that you ignore others. There's a word to describe that condition.
Vested Interest

Meridian, MS

#958631 Aug 2, 2013
Julius Rosenberg wrote:
<quoted text>Israel
"Chertoff Group" co-founded by former "United States Secretary of Homeland Security" "Michael Chertoff"

Greg Oslan is a Senior Advisor at The Chertoff Group. He is also the Managing Director at OSG Consulting, a company he founded, that provides strategic business and operations guidance to technology, analytics, telecommunications, and cybersecurity companies. OSG’s consulting services focus on business planning, product and service strategies, and organizational design.

Prior to founding OSG, Mr. Oslan was a "Boeing" "Executive" and "President" and "Chief Executive Officer" of "Narus, Inc". Under his leadership, Narus served commercial customers and governments around the world, providing real-time traffic analytics for cyber security, lawful intercept and business optimization. He led the successful sale of "Narus" to "The Boeing Company" in 2010.


Denver, CO

#958632 Aug 2, 2013
If mankind won't put an end to Monsanto, Monsanto will put an end to manking.

US Military and Monsanto Tracking Anti-GMO Websites, Activists and Independent Scientists

Denver, CO

#958633 Aug 2, 2013
Excuse error. It should read:

If mankind won't put an end to Monsanto, Monsanto will put an end to mankind.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#958634 Aug 2, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Even if true, it still doesn't discount the capitalism aspect. Because there was no redistribution of any funds people made.
Besides, CRA had nothing to do with the types of loans banks and mortgage companies created on their own.
So again, another fact that defeats your personal position.
However, if we do follow your logic, then it does support the position that the military is a socialistic organization. The same can be said for those who have a religious fervor in government.
the CRA was used to redisbute Tax Payer Dollars and Federal Government was taking the risk out for Banks too which was the deal since the Federal Government was forcing banks to lend under the CRA to high risk individuals and would assume the losses if any were involved with Tax Payer Dollars and it started in 1995 with changes to the CRA under the Clinton Adminstration and in 2008 the Federal Government ended up having to pump billions of Tax Payer Dollars into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac because of all the bad mortages that where given to people because of Pseudo Liberalisms version of Socialism that forced the banks to give loans to people who couldnt afford the houses anyways and the bailout of Fannie Mae & Freddie Max was part of the 2008 financial crisis bailouts and your right about military is Socialistic Organization and not Capitalistic and if it was the military would privately controlled by a Plutocracy.

12/07/2012 @ 11:43AM

FHA Will Cost Taxpayers $150 Billion
Children of Babylon

Meridian, MS

#958635 Aug 2, 2013
The Monsanto family ... good ol' "Sephardic" slave traders
State the Obvious

Meridian, MS

#958636 Aug 2, 2013
"They've gotcha by the balls".

Indianapolis, IN

#958637 Aug 2, 2013
Charlie Rangel: Tea Party Is ‘Same Group’ Of ‘White Crackers’ Who Fought Civil Rights

Indianapolis, IN

#958638 Aug 2, 2013
John Oliver raked Fox News over the coals on Thursday's episode of "The Daily Show," mocking the network's parade of conservative commentators for their opposition to striking fast food workers who are demanding higher wages.

After running a clip of Greg Gutfeld suggesting that raising wages for low-income workers will make things a little too cushy, Oliver mockingly elaborated on the argument.

"If you raise the minimum wage, people will never stop working in the fast food industry," Oliver said. "They'll get so comfortable in those hot kitchens and in their acrylic uniforms, relaxing in that grease fog, smelling like processed meat no matter how many showers they take."

Next up for Oliver's wrath was Gutfeld's co-host of "The Five," Andrea Tantaros, who said that if the "Obama economy" was stronger, the striking fast food workers would surely already be receiving higher wages.

"Yes, because that's how capitalism works," Oliver observed. "Companies always pass on higher profits to their lower-level workers. That's a fact."

But the interim host saved his most stinging blow for Wall Street cheerleader Neil Cavuto, a Fox News financial analyst who waxed nostalgic about his days earning $2 an hour as a 16-year-old fast food worker. Oliver pointed out that the current median age of fast workers is 28, much different than "a 16-year-old Neil Cavuto getting his first job to earn money for beer and porn." Moreover, Oliver highlighted the fact that when the $2 wage Cavuto earned in 1974 is adjusted for inflation, it comes out to $9.47 per hour —$2.22 more than the current federal minimum wage.

"It's incredible that he had the incentive to leave that for his high-paying job on television right now," Oliver said. "He really pulled himself up by his bootstraps."

Denver, CO

#958639 Aug 2, 2013
Our government along with European governments have gone to incredible lengths in the region in order to ensure Egyptian compliance. In the 1940s and 1950s, Britain sought to dominate the country through force of arms. The U.S. set out to buy Egypt with massive foreign aid as well as military subsidies for leaders that held pro-western views.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Is Egypt On The Verge Of Engineered Civil War?

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#958640 Aug 2, 2013
Saw my first Hillary for President bumper sticker today:

"Monica Lewinsky's
X-Boyfriend's Wife
for President"
Reasonable Doubt

Meridian, MS

#958641 Aug 2, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Charlie Rangel: Tea Party Is ‘Same Group’ Of ‘White Crackers’ Who Fought Civil Rights

I thought the "Koch brothers" were "jewish".

United States

#958642 Aug 2, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>And we thought that Tea Party Republicans could not get any crazier. They have expanded the war on women to include the American worker. "More than three-quarters of the Senate Republican caucus signed onto legislation introduced Wednesday by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Rand Paul (R-KY) that could render it virtually impossible for Congress to enact any legislation intended to improve working conditions or otherwise regulate the workplace. Had their bill been in effect during the Twentieth Century, for example, there would likely be no nationwide minimum wage, no national ban on workplace discrimination, no national labor law and no overtime in most industries."
Front you’re proof that Mediamatter/Thinkprogress has succeed in keeping Liberals Dumb Down and on the reservation or like Biden said in Chains!!
American Lady

Danville, KY

#958643 Aug 2, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Charlie Rangel: Tea Party Is ‘Same Group’ Of ‘White Crackers’ Who Fought Civil Rights
MLK Fought for Civil Rights and Against Democrats

First, Dr. King was a Republican until the day he died because he knew that the Republican Party, from its founding in 1854 as the anti-slavery party, championed freedom and civil rights for blacks. For details on the history of civil rights, see the NBRA Civil Rights Newsletter posted on the NBRA's website.

Second, the nemesis of Dr. King's valiant and historic campaign to end discrimination and gain equality for blacks was the Democratic Party, the party of slavery, segregation and the Ku Klux Klan. Led by former Klansman Robert Byrd, Democrats launched a despicable crusade to smear and undermine Dr. King. This relentless disparagement of Dr. King resulted in his being physically assaulted and ultimately to his tragic death.

When Dr. King left Memphis, Tennessee in March of 1968 after riots broke out where a teenager was killed, Byrd called Dr. King a "trouble-maker" who starts trouble, but runs like a coward after trouble is ignited. A few weeks later, Dr. King returned to Memphis and was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

QUIT drinking the White House "beer" ...

Inspired by home brewers from across the country, last year President Obama bought a home brewing kit for the kitchen. After the few first drafts we landed on some great recipes that came from a local brew shop. We received some tips from a couple of home brewers who work in the White House who helped us amend it and make it our own. To be honest, we were surprised that the beer turned out so well since none of us had brewed beer before.

Inside the White House: Beer Brewing
Published on Sep 1, 2012

Go behind the scenes in the white house kitchen and see the brewing of President Obama's homemade beer.


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