Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1433807 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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sonicfilter

United States

#982150 Sep 13, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
LCN, if Republicans had controlled both houses of Congress in 2009, Obamacare would be nothing more than a footnote in this administration's legacy.
But Democrats had the power in the Senate to push it down our throats with Obama's blessing.
See how it works now?
i see how it works.

Bush screwed you so now we have the law of the land called Obamacare.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#982151 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you once again left out who was actually to blame.
US Sponsored Genocide Against Iraq 1990-2012. Killed 3.3 Million, Including 750,000 Children
In an address last Nov. 22 to The International Conference on War-affected Children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Boyle tallied the death toll on Iraq by U.S.-U.K. actions as follows:
# The slaughter of 200,000 Iraqis by President Bush in his illegal 1991 Gulf War I.
# The deaths of 1.4 million Iraqis as a result of the illegal 2003 war of aggression ordered by President Bush Jr. and Prime Minister Blair.
# The deaths of 1.7 million Iraqis “as a direct result” of the genocidal sanctions.
Boyle’s class-action complaint demanded an end to all economic sanctions against Iraq; criminal proceedings for genocide against President George H.W. Bush; monetary compensation to the children of Iraq and their families for deaths, physical and mental injury; and for shipping massive humanitarian relief supplies to that country.
- See more at: http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-sponsored-gen...
so during this time you were hiding on the reservation, smoking a peace pipe?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#982153 Sep 13, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> You STILL won't answer. What is your plan in response to the use of chemical weapons. Lily had the guts to post her ideas, why won't you?
Obama's ignorance and buffoonery have put us in a position where we have to start a war with Syria to have any input. The world gave Obama a vote of no confidence, so anything we do, we will be doing without any support from any other country... which is like you used to say was the case with Bush when you lied about what was happening during that administration.

Because this administration is so ignorant, and walked bumbling stumbling into a trap a blind person could see, we cannot assert ourselves without starting a war with Syria.

What the world did was shut Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood out of the process. Now, Obama has to sabotage the process to satisfy Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Way to go, Mr. Nobel Peace Prize Idiot President.
sonicfilter

United States

#982154 Sep 13, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
The Congress is to use health exchanges per the original Obamacare bill.
Prior to going to break, Congress voted an exemption for themselves.
Try to keep up with current events.
first paragraph nerd-breath. another GOP fail that ended in Congress having to cover their own ass.

Since: Aug 13

waianae'hi

#982155 Sep 13, 2013
Bomb's away
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#982156 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yes, something is false.
Deflecting the Dream: Right Wing Lies About Black America (and the Facts to Counter Them)
http://www.timwise.org/2013/08/deflecting-the...
can't change the facts FOXbot.
facts don't have to change...they

can evolve...Like Obama!
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#982157 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
In defense of Obama’s drone war
By Charles Krauthammer
http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-02-14...
So?

Krauthammer blasts the Justice Dept claim of imminent treat as justification for the drone attacks.

Krauthammer is discussing the legal basis for drone strikes and in no way implies all drone strikes are verified strikes on al-Qaeda -which according to Krauthammer is covered under the Congress’s Authorization for Use of Military Force — against al-Qaeda and those who harbor and abet it.(Such resolutions are the contemporary equivalent of a declaration of war, as evidenced in the 1991 Persian Gulf War and the 2003 Iraq War.)

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#982158 Sep 13, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
All Hail Ronald Reagan!!!!!
Every Republican Presidential candidate must take the journey to vist Reagan's grave & bow down in reverence.
Consider this.
If the Democrats who ran Congress under Reagan acted like the Republicans under Obama, Reagan would have done NOTHING.
Reagan had decent ideas...obama, not so much

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#982159 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
http://gawker.com/heres-a-glimpse-into-americ...
a perfect argument for abortion.
so why is it you never mention that most of that hate and racism is directed towards white racists?
Who...lily or leo?
sonicfilter

United States

#982160 Sep 13, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
so during this time you were hiding on the reservation, smoking a peace pipe?
better then dying in Iraq in the Bush 1 run up to the Bush 2 Big War for Oil. or WWIII as i call it.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#982161 Sep 13, 2013
Obama fallen back on his Chicago Days, creates a Mess and Move On!! After ‘Obama’s’ self-imposed Syrian debacle and being embarrass by Putin/Assad decides to leave the issue to Secretary of State John Kerry, and is shifting his focus to domestic issues what a Wimp!!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#982162 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yes, something is false.
Deflecting the Dream: Right Wing Lies About Black America (and the Facts to Counter Them)
http://www.timwise.org/2013/08/deflecting-the...
can't change the facts FOXbot.
'facts can't change'

Hear what one publisher says about that...

"... One of my first publishing jobs was as the college paperback editor for New American Library, which is now part of Penguin. NAL had a long list of Signet Classics, which included classroom versions of public domain classics — Dickens, Thackeray, Austen, et al. These books were solidly profitable, but we noticed that the sales of our Signet Shakespeare series had begun to flatten out in the face of new competition. So we made the decision to revise the books: new introductions and bibliographies, new covers, and in some instances changes to the texts in light of modern scholarship."

http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2012/10/10...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#982163 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i see how it works.
Bush screwed you so now we have the law of the land called Obamacare.
ObamaKKKare is an empty shell that will fail of its own weight.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#982164 Sep 13, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Thank you for proving how Republican obstructionism is killing this country.
Yeah, that's what it proves...if your head is up obamas ass. Your man-crush on obama is more than obvious.
sonicfilter

United States

#982165 Sep 13, 2013
Worthington wrote:
A site of interest to all White persons. Hourly updates:
https://www.facebook.com/AmericanWhiteHistory...
every month is white history month.

how about 1 month where we just forget about white history. and seeing as how there's a lot that you all should want to forget....

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#982166 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you lost when you had to change your Topix name.
and why did you do that? oh that's right, because you lost.
so you're a verified loser notwithstanding the meth lab.
You could be talking about nuc and tenzing.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#982167 Sep 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
Dumbass dave towing the liberal line as usua l.
You know what I posted was true but you are just too small to admit it.

All those thongs you Reagan worshipers claim he did could not have been done without the support of the Democrat controlled congress.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#982168 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yes, something is false.
Deflecting the Dream: Right Wing Lies About Black America (and the Facts to Counter Them)
http://www.timwise.org/2013/08/deflecting-the...
can't change the facts FOXbot.
I was attempting to point out to you that your logic sucks big time.

But, anything short of blunt statements you fail repeatedly to comprehend.

There is an increase of black on black crime. To counter claim there is white on white crime fails to address the issue.

To be BLUNT it is illogical!

It is like saying there is butter on toast. Yes, but is there are major change in this?
Bernard Forand

Cape Coral, FL

#982169 Sep 13, 2013
America’s inequality;
“Rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.”
Illumination of this can be viewed within our USA. Increasing wealth, disproportional to the impoverished who are unable to maintain an
equitable ratio in gains. Impoverished, at their best, stagnation of their share in laborers productivity. Increasingly eroding of their portions of share to their labors productivity. Increasing to the inequality and accelerating negatively to the impoverished.
Three decades of low wages, to the 90%, with a growth of 15%. Earnings increase to the 1% have been cruising at 150% increases as to the 0.1% are racing at 300% Greater acceleration of wealth accumulation has affected the wealth at the bottom.
Middle class bastion of secured wealth accumulation has been severely oppressed. Homes lost their values. Top 1% lost wealth but it was soon recovered. Middle class years later are just now experiencing a strangulated loss gain to their investments if not a total loss. Typical 1% held 225 times the wealth of the typical middle class household. Doubling the ratio experienced as they were in 1962 and 1983.
Prior to 2007 the 1% enjoyed accumulating 57% of the nations wealth. Producing an increase in capital income after 1979 some 7/8 while those in the 95% received less than 3% of the increment.
Consider for an example; Walton’s family of the Wal-Mart empire commands a wealth of 69.7 Billion. Compare this to the total wealth of the 30% of the entire population, of the impoverished within the USA.
“Good” middle class jobs have been eviscerated that required moderate skills, like autoworkers’ jobs, in ratio to the unskilled laborers. Where in at the top greater skill levels were required.
Polarization of the labor force. Collapse of good jobs has been in affect for the last 25 years. Wages have gone down, increasing disparity of inequality in favor of the 1%. Creating a downward spiral for the middle class laborer.
Presently as an example; Single earner of family of two children, in good health, manages to work 40 hours per week,{Presently Average working hours for Americans is at 34 hours} at a wage above minimum {$8.50/hr} Pays S.S. which reduces his earnings to $8.00. Yearly income is $16,640 for 2080 hr’s of labor.
Pays no income tax but his employer charges him $200 a month for health insurance, to cover entire family and employer picks up remaining $550 cost per month of the cost to health insurance. This results in a take home pay $14,240 a year. Luck on his side, finds an apartment for $700 month with all utilities included. Now this reduces yearly earnings to $5,840 to cover all family cost for the year. Add in a car with fuel, insurance and maintenance at $3,000 per year and what remains is $2840. Under $3.00 per individual per day. No entertainment and no buffer zone for accidents or lost of wages.
One Example of nets being cut and their affect; Many states cut child care. Average monthly child care for two children $1,433 per month to be subtracted from the $2,840 a month families income. Results in $1.30 per, person per day!
sonicfilter

United States

#982170 Sep 13, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
facts don't have to change...they
can evolve...Like Obama!
evolve? oh please. like Bush didn't end up having various different reasons for attacking Iraq. would you like them in chronological order?

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