Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1263793 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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WOW

Bronx, NY

#974891 Sep 3, 2013
1.The US and its allies are supporting Al Nusrah, an Al Qaeda affiliated entity which is on the State department list of terrorist organizations. Al Nusrah is financed and trained by the US and its allies including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Israel. Al Nusrah is the main fighting force of the so-called “opposition”.

2. Al Nusrah is responsible for countless killings of civilians and atrocities committed as part of a US sponsored intelligence operation. These atrocities have been documented. most of the Al Nusrah terrorists are foreign mercenaries.

3. Israel is also supporting the Al Qaeda affiliated terrorists out of the Golan Heights.

4. The US has unleashed Al Qaeda death squads inside Syria. The Obama administration is responsible for having ordered the killing of civilians, while placing the blame on the government of Bashar al Assad.

5. US, British, French Turkish, Qatari and Israeli Special Forces have integrated the opposition terror brigades in derogation of international law.

6. Confirmed by mainstream media reports, Turkish police reports and statements of UN observers, the rebels are in possession of chemical weapons; confirmed by CNN, the Pentagon has trained the Al Qaeda “revolutionaries” in the use of chemical weapons.

7. America’s Al Qaeda affiliated brigades have been defeated. The ground war in May was virtually over.

8. The US-NATO-Israel is now actively contemplating the next stage: an all out air campaign as well as “boots on the ground”. They have deployed a naval force in the Eastern Mediterranean.

9. They need a pretext to intervene on humanitarian ground. They are accusing the government of Bashar al Assad of using chemical weapons against the Syrian people, a nonsensical proposition.

10. Bear in mind that the same Western governments which are accusing the Bashar Al Assad government of killing its own people have been providing the “revolutionaries” with chemical weapons.

11. The crimes committed by al Nusrah were ordered by the Western military alliance. By supporting the terrorists, Western leaders are responsible for crimes against humanity. They have supported and financed Al Qaeda affiliated death squads.

11. President Obama is now saying that a retaliatory strike against Syria is “needed … to protect U.S. security,” a totally absurd and criminal proposition emanating from a Nobel Peace Laureate.

Does that means that each time Obama orders the drone killing of innocent civilians in a far away country that the international community should retaliate militarily against the United States of America.

Obama “Power Lies in your Ability to Prevent Wars, not in Igniting Them”

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#974892 Sep 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>Bush joined Iran to help dump Sadam. Does that count?

If the rebels win, you are telling us Al Qaeda will run Syria?

Really.

Is Al Qaeda running Libya?
Al Queda is running Libya, Egypt, and other countries.

Let me explain this to you:

The Muslim brotherhood is the POLITICAL face/arm of radical Islam.

Al Queda is the MILITARY face/arm.

CAIR is the political correctness face. Used to subjugate you as.shole.

MSA-Muslim Student Association is the RECRUITING arm/face.

ACLU is the suing legal face/arm.

And Obama is their puppet!

Obama owes them a few things, so he is expected to assist them, over Congress head.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#974893 Sep 3, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing Shares $3.25 Million Bonus With Employees

For the second consecutive year, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing plans to give away at least $3 million of his bonus to roughly 10,000 of his company's workers, Bloomberg News reports. Employees across 20 countries will take part in Yuanqing's wealth with 85 percent of payout recipients working in China.

The average payout per worker of $325 is nearly equivalent to a monthÂ’s pay for an employee in China.

Luckily, Yuanqing is not alone in sharing his company's success with every employee. Lord Wolfson, CEO of the U.K. retailer Next, gave away his entire annual bonus of $3.6 million to his employees in April. Similarly last year, tech CEO Markus 'Notch' Persson decided to give away an extra $3 million to his employees.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/02/leno...

Nice!!
Socialism?

Or a real business move?

Hint: Socialism hurts everyone, business moves help everyone.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#974894 Sep 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
My point was the headline was misleading. Breitbart style.
The headline was accurate as it reflected the letter.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#974895 Sep 3, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>Only an amateur who has no idea of how the real works would have made such a statement. That statement immediately painted the US into a corner, and an idiot could have predicted a trap would be set for us to blunder into just to preserve an image in the world.

The real world pays no attention to image. The real world responds to substance.
The substance of the matter is Obama is promoting the US Armed Forces help Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood take over a country and acquire chemical weapons.

The most likely outcome of Obama joining Al Qaeda in the war in Syria is the world will be divided into two categories:
Wahhabist terrorists and the United States;
and everyone else in the world.

Congress will not allow Obama to join the Suni - Shi'ite war in Syria and help Al Qaeda acquire chemical weapons and a country to use as a base for international terrorism.

What will Obama do then?
Will Obama obey the Constitution? Or, will Obama obey the Muslim Brotherhood?
Obama will allow Iran to get the nuke!

Obama is the most incompetent president in international affairs!!!

I guess Obama can not see Syria from his house.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#974896 Sep 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Bush joined Iran to help dump Sadam. Does that count?
If the rebels win, you are telling us Al Qaeda will run Syria?
Really.
Is Al Qaeda running Libya?
Aren't you the moron that said Bush "abandoned" Afghanistan?
Now you say "Bush joined Iran"?
You are an idiot DumbDave/Waxywaxturd/2008bill!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#974897 Sep 3, 2013
TOKYO — The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it will spend $470 million on a subterranean ice wall and other steps in a desperate bid to stop leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear station after repeated failures by the plant's operator.

The decision is widely seen as an attempt to show that the nuclear accident won't be a safety concern just days before the International Olympic Committee chooses between Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid as the host of the 2020 Olympics.

The Fukushima Dai-ichi plant has been leaking hundreds of tons of contaminated underground water into the sea since shortly after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami damaged the complex. Several leaks from tanks storing tainted water in recent weeks have heightened the sense of crisis that the plant's owner, Tokyo Electric Power Co., isn't able to contain the problem.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/03/fuku...
WOW

Bronx, NY

#974898 Sep 3, 2013
The destruction of Libya
It was Italy who invented the air raid in 1911. That year the Royal Italian Air Force dropped on the Libyan capital Tripoli a few bombs, just before attached to airplanes made &#8203;&#8203;of wood and cloth. The Turkish army that garrisoned the city was annihilated by this display of military superiority and Libya in short changed hands, passing from the Ottomans to the Savoy. The Italians pursued the memory of ancient imperial splendor, not realizing that those days would never return, and that other nations had begun to build new empires.

What better than another bombing campaign to celebrate the centenary of that invention? It was 2011 and Italy returned, not alone, not as a protagonist, but returned.

Libya was attacked by the West well before the February 17, 2011, the date to which the first riots in Benghazi go back. Such an operation must be planned well in advance and with great care. You need to choose carefully the people to bribe, blackmail or murder. You have to have large amounts of money, weapons and puppets to use publicly while others pull their ranks. Above all, you must find out who is suitable to govern after.

Tweet Print version Font Size Send to friend Someone who does not propose later unwelcome surprises like that young colonel who in 1969 overthrew the old Idris, king puppet and coward, and that instead of ensuring the Western domination over the huge oil wealth of Libya, thought to be a friend of the Soviets. Someone who does not put counters on oil wells to always know how much is extracted and taken from the Country all the money raised from the sale of that black gold. Someone that does not drive out American and British from their bases in Libya. Someone that does not wake up one morning thinking of giving Africa a single currency based on gold and that does not endanger the global dominance of the U.S. dollar.

Someone who is not Mu&#703;ammar al-Qadhdh&#257;f&#299; , Gaddafi.

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Libya too opened gradually to the West allowing foreign investment in a more consistent and diverse way than before. It could be an opportunity for a different future of peace and tranquility but the West had other ideas and establishing normal diplomatic relations to do business was not exactly the real purpose. Here the West are the United States, England and France, main components of the coalition that bombed Libya for many months. There was Italy too, bombing like the others, but it does not count, if not as a servant and as a dishwasher.

The riots began in Libya after analogs in Egypt and Tunisia, forcing a sudden change of local governments.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#974900 Sep 3, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
Socialism?
Or a real business move?
Hint: Socialism hurts everyone, business moves help everyone.
You're an idiot, go away
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#974901 Sep 3, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Please keep telling me how brilliant Obama is after an "off-the-cuff" remark he never meant will make him bomb Syria to avoid being mocked.
Idea fer Obama and his U.N. nobel "peace" butt buddies-

Since Syria's a rather large country, maybe they should draw red lines half way through it and around it.

Hezobollah, Hamas, PLO, al qeader and all other thugs of anarchy to the north (closest to Russia). Continue on bombing and maiming each other. Rename it it Thugandpalsistani.

Syrian military and those who can abide by government codes, to the south--have an election and choose whether Assad stays or goes. Assad doesn't like it, he can go live in Thugsandpalsistani.

Red lines on each of and around the borders. All Thugs will trying to illegally migrate out of Thugandpalsistani back to civilized existance will be dealt with accordingly.

A permanent Red X target marker will be placed on the maps of the world, honoring the newest failed statehood of Thugsandpalsistani, as well as doubling as a "in case of terrorizing other violations precision bomb lobbing back" marker.

That oughta do it.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#974902 Sep 3, 2013
The Tunisian President Ben Ali and Mubarak of Egypt will be very surprised at the way in which they were shown the door by their American master but the main objective was Libya and Syria, not Tunisia and Egypt: regime change in the latter two States were to serve as a justification for those in Libya and Syria. They were, that is, the forerunners.

Again, as in the past, the facts followed the protocols of regime-change prepared by Gene Sharp and his associates: street demonstrations, provocation, days of rage, events on social networks, fierce stigma of government responses.

The news that Western newspapers and television reported about the atrocities attributed to Gaddafi in suppressing the revolt were for the benefit of Western audiences. The Libyans soon discovered the truth: Gaddafi didn't bomb Benghazi with the air force in retaliation for the riots, causing twenty thousand deaths in one day. The satellite photos provided to the UN by Russians proved it, showing the absence of craters, but in vain. Nor is it true that stimulant and aphrodisiac drugs were administered to the loyalist troops and that under the effect of those drugs mass rapes and other atrocities against the uprising people were then carried out.

The Libyan government was initially taken aback by the riots, insurrections and by a number of defections in the armed forces, especially in Cyrenaica. It was also forced to withdraw from some of its positions, but it never lost completely the control on the territory. Although some people detested Gaddafi, the majority of the Libyan people loved him and Libyans were still willing to support him. There is, indeed, a profound difference between hating a government to the point of an armed revolt against it, and belief that the time has come to turn the page, passing the baton to a new leadership.

A few insurgents do not make a revolution. Especially if they were hens scratching between jailbirds, disgruntled various types and foreigners. The militias who fought against the army were composed by Libyans but also and especially by foreigners, coming from the most disparate parts: Saudis, Qataris, Chechens, Jordanians and anyone else who was willing to fight for money or for love of war, holy or secular as it was.

This jumble of people and international pressure should have to be enough, according to plan, to force Gaddafi to escape and destroy his power system. Aerial bombardment? Maybe, but limited. Milosevic gave it up after two months and Libya is basically a desert.

The situation began, however, to change rapidly in favor of the government forces and among the Westerners began to spread the fear that their plan could fail, with all the consequences. It was proposed the creation of a no-fly zone that would have forced Gaddafi's air force to remain on the ground. For humanitarian purposes, of course. The resolution of the conflict would thus achieved only with clashes between opposing infantry forces.

Russia also agreed, in an excess of kindness and trust towards the Americans. And the March 19, 2011 resolution number 1973 was approved by the UN. A huge mistake for Russian diplomacy: NATO planes were not limited to fly in Libyan skies, forcing down those government aircraft, but took an active part in the fighting, taking the side of the rebels and taking them to victory.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974903 Sep 3, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
The headline was accurate as it reflected the letter.
Say I listed the reasons why I chose to eat at a certain restaurant "Billy Bob's.

My reasons might be,

Good service
Good food
relaxing atmosphere
Good location
Traffic free travel route
Good wine selection

You would run screaming thru the streets " OMG OMG OMG RealDave picks his restaurants based on how much wine he can drink. OMG OMG OMG"

The headline implied 40,000 quit the union because of Obamacare.

That is a lie. They are still in a union & Obamacare was not the primary reason.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#974904 Sep 3, 2013
COngressional voting.

Hmm.

Which band of thugs to support and give arms to?

Al qeada et al or al qeada et al.

HELL NO. NO arms or boot on the ground to Syria.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#974905 Sep 3, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Quote the law.
Go do your own research dummy; and it won't be found on Breitbart news. Do you rightwingers know anything?
WOW

Bronx, NY

#974906 Sep 3, 2013
Libya is destroyed, divided and corrupted. It is not the Country it was before the war. The rebellious militias have never been loose and fought against each other and against a partisan movement for liberation on which the Western media have drawn a veil of silence. The traitors, of which intentionally we do not report here the names because they offend those of loyalists, have proved themselves incapable of governing, as was widely expected. Who trusts in fact a traitor who does not represent anyone but himself? Who trusts a puppet when you see the ropes that hold him and who pulls them?

Gaddafi had no chance of escape. This Bedouin, who has held a family of quarrelsome people for forty years, loved his country, all of it. King Idris' Libya was underdeveloped, inhabited by starving people, mostly illiterate and under colonial rule. Gaddafi was able to instill a dream and make it real, despite its political mistakes.

He managed to give dignity to a family of people who unfortunately knew askance. But what Nation in the world does not live at times this situation? If the goal had been democracy and not oil and gold deposits in Libya, there would not be riots artfully prepared or there would not be a bombing campaign lasting eight months.

Gaddafi lived in remembrance and veneration of a great Libyan man, Omar al-Mukthar, which had opposed the fascist rule. As Omar al-Mukthar, even Gaddafi was killed by a traitor's hand. Ironically, even he who betrayed him was then eliminated, by his own principals.

So Gaddafi inevitably had to die in Libya, his native country: it was a matter of dignity. Escape would have meant denying his past and what he tried to accomplish. It would have meant betraying his people, his Libya.
LCNLin

United States

#974907 Sep 3, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
TOKYO — The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it will spend $470 million on a subterranean ice wall and other steps in a desperate bid to stop leaks of radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear station after repeated failures by the plant's operator.
The decision is widely seen as an attempt to show that the nuclear accident won't be a safety concern just days before the International Olympic Committee chooses between Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid as the host of the 2020 Olympics.
The Fukushima Dai-ichi plant has been leaking hundreds of tons of contaminated underground water into the sea since shortly after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami damaged the complex. Several leaks from tanks storing tainted water in recent weeks have heightened the sense of crisis that the plant's owner, Tokyo Electric Power Co., isn't able to contain the problem.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/03/fuku...
Difficult problem for Japan and a warning to others
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#974908 Sep 3, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Idea fer Obama and his U.N. nobel "peace" butt buddies-
Since Syria's a rather large country, maybe they should draw red lines half way through it and around it.
Hezobollah, Hamas, PLO, al qeader and all other thugs of anarchy to the north (closest to Russia). Continue on bombing and maiming each other. Rename it it Thugandpalsistani.
Syrian military and those who can abide by government codes, to the south--have an election and choose whether Assad stays or goes. Assad doesn't like it, he can go live in Thugsandpalsistani.
Red lines on each of and around the borders. All Thugs will trying to illegally migrate out of Thugandpalsistani back to civilized existance will be dealt with accordingly.
A permanent Red X target marker will be placed on the maps of the world, honoring the newest failed statehood of Thugsandpalsistani, as well as doubling as a "in case of terrorizing other violations precision bomb lobbing back" marker.
That oughta do it.
Sure enough Flo, I'll buy you a ticket to Syria so you can tell them your plan. Fken delusional mental case tic.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#974909 Sep 3, 2013
Is this Tard Tuesday? Kerrrist. I'm out of here.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#974911 Sep 3, 2013
Short site of vision is obscuring what lays ahead, if this chemical attack goes without reprimand.
Allowing Syria to ignore their obligations to humanity by using,“out of prohibition.” lethal chemical weaponry, without reprimand, will send a negative message. Perforation of chemical aggression would be entertained by less than scrupulous organizations will arise and increase. A limited demonstration to suppress the use of chemical weapons is required.
Obama has demonstrated his ethical responsibilities in answering to conflicting issues of violence by corrupted organizations. Some accuse Obama of some tyrannical conspiracy and yet the facts do not support their accusations.
Yes I see a pattern; Is it conspiracy?
Capture of Osama without archaic torture tactics.{Mathematical algorithms} No invasion of Pakistan with hundreds of $Billions for the military industrialist.
Libya’s war, without one American solider dying in its entire operation and objective. Completed within months.
Obtains a water downed Health Care system for our nation in spite of the most dysfunctional congress in our nations history.
Returned economic stability in record time, from the brink of the abysses of a Great Depression. Faster economic recovery, than Clinton, Reagan and F.D.R.
Seeking to expand our ruined higher education of which we are no longer the “best in the world”.
I have a dream that some day our nation will discover the benefits of Universal Education. Some Western Industrious Nations have, for years, proven its necessity and its benefits generating returns to their industrious nation for increase progress.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#974912 Sep 3, 2013
I’m not sure who used these Chemical Weapons Assad/Rebels!! Syria Rebels have tried without success to get US Involved! After 1, 00,000 dead Obama still hesitant to act so did the Rebels use Obama own words ‘Red Line’ and Gas these People?

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