Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1276647 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

Indianapolis, IN

#983630 Sep 16, 2013
MOM wrote:
<quoted text>the most powerful man in the world today looks to be Vlady I wonder who has a better education and more expierience oh and dont forget to say its the republicans fault even though our allies and most of his party voted no confidence obama lolololololololol
so Obama threatens a country supported by Russia and Russia goes 'Hey wait a minute. We can't have that. We've got too much money wrapped up in supporting Mideast dictators.' and you think Obama is the one who's weak?
MOM

Waterbury, CT

#983631 Sep 16, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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So, what you're saying is, the current trend in what you label as "income inequality" beginning in the 70s is roughly coincident with the so-called "progressives" beginning a 40-year decline of our education system without a single year of improvement, right?
Why don't you complete your essay with a description of how income is more evenly distributed in countries with higher education levels.
And, it seems the trend you referenced only got worse since Obama took office.
What's the connection there?
the libs destroyed education inorder to have power with poverty without poverty mike stivic mearhead has no use
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#983632 Sep 16, 2013
Eman wrote:
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You anti-racist rants might actually have some merit if you didn't over react 33% of the time. Your credibility might also increase if you attacked the racists/bigots on your side of the isle, but for some reason you give them a pass.
Aww, be fair, there are no racists on his side of the isle.(end of sarcasm)
MOM

Waterbury, CT

#983633 Sep 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Bush Is Back!(And Iraq War Was A Huge Success)
Debating Syria, GOP Pundits Polish The Bush Presidency
Missing from the collective rewriting of history? Facts. Like the acknowledgement that more than 3,000 Americans died from terror attacks while Bush was in office, and that his Iraq War ranks among the most costly U.S. foreign policy blunders in recent history.(A decade later, Iraq remains besieged by violence.)
Indeed. What's most amazing about the brash rewriting of history is how conservative commentators boldly hold up the Iraq War (!) as an example of the success President Obama should try to emulate when searching for a solution to the Syria crisis. Not only did Bush apparently win the Iraq War, it was a masterful victory.
"By the time Bush left office," wrote William McGurn in the New York Post this month, "he'd handed Obama a war in Iraq that had been won." (Mission accomplished!) Like lots of conservatives, McGurn insists he misses the "decisive" Bush, while quietly ignoring the fact that Bush's decisiveness led to a $1 trillion dollar-plus war that claimed the lives of approximately 4,500 Americans, more than 100,000 Iraqis, and helped wipe out America's budget surplus.
But forget about those pesky facts. The Iraq War stands as "the most magnificent United States foreign policy success in 50 years," according to Ann Coulter. And Rush Limbaugh assured listeners last week the war "was not a mess" until the media "convinced people it was a mess." (Liberal bias!)
You don't have to search long to find even former Bush allies who demolish that kind of Limbaugh spin. "[T]he Iraq War was a disaster," noted Bush's chief re-election strategist, Matthew Dowd while appearing on ABC's This Week earlier this year. "We spent over $1 trillion. We lost thousands of lives."
If you'd prefer a the perspective of a career military man who spent 15 years in the Middle East, recall that retired General Anthony Zinni famously referred to the Bush administration's war strategy as a "brain fart."
But if, as conservative claim, the Iraq War ended with a stirring U.S. victory, it stands to reason that the intelligence used during the run-up to the war was also airtight, right? It was if you're Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens, who recently asserted that "The case the Bush administration assembled on Iraqi WMD was far stronger than what the Obama administration has offered on Syria."
Yikes.
To refute that whopper, look no further than Colin Powell, who as Bush's Secretary of State famously shared the evidence marshaled by the administration to wage war with Iraq. Since then, Powell has been quite clear that "the evidence was deeply flawed," as he wrote in his 2012 autobiography.
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/09/16/bush-...
hahahahahalolololololbush obama is now syria libya drones
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#983634 Sep 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt will henceforth refer to Obama as a girl (which may be appropriate).
Hahahaha
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#983635 Sep 16, 2013
Eman wrote:
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isn't that a good litmus test for water boarding? Ask questions that we already know the answer to?
a litmus test for Bush administration truth telling.

Cheney claim that torture foiled LA terrorist plot now proved false

The claim that water boarding Khalid Sheik Mohammed led to information that foiled the Los Angeles attack in 2002 is now shown to be clearly false since both Bush and CIA documents claim the attack was foiled in 2002 and Kahilid wasn't even captured until March of 2003.

Undermining even further any claim that the illegal torture saved lives, in a December 2008 article in Vanity Fair, FBI Director Mueller was asked point blank in an interview by writer David Rose if he knew of any instance where any terrorist attacks had been thwarted as a result of water boarding or other forms of torture.

Mueller's answer was," I don’t believe that has been the case.”

http://www.examiner.com/article/cheney-claim-...
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#983636 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I get it. If we did not elect a black President it wouldn't have brought out all you racists.
Wrong again, Dumb Dave. To the contrary, it actually brought out all you race baiting racists.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#983637 Sep 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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That is highly debateable, given what is shown of his swing.
It's got to be better than his ability to act like a president.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#983638 Sep 16, 2013
OBAMACARE MYTH

The more you know about it, the more you like it: 34% say they don’t understand the law very well and another 35% say they understand it only “some.” Compared with 30% who understand it either "very well" or "pretty well."

The White House has tried to start health-care education campaigns a few times, but to no avail. Interestingly, to show how uneasy the White House is about making pro-health care arguments, look at this new OFA TV ad. It’s a health care one-off that simply targets House GOPers on the budget. No effort is made in this ad to explain or sell health care.

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/16...

OFA TV ad:



Can anyone say to Obama "enough already"??
TSM

El Paso, TX

#983639 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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How abut you people quit blaming & cutting thee programs or an economic situation created by the greedy wealthy.
RealDave the problem with your argument ‘Redistribution’ is the Wealthy have gotten Wealthier and the Gap between Have and the Have Not’s have grown wider under this President!! Liberalism doesn’t Work!!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#983640 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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How about when you trash the military career of a US Congressman who lost multiple limbs in Vietnam to win his seat in Congress.
See Karl Rocv & George W Bush.
Maybe you should just post a source instead.
LCNLin

United States

#983641 Sep 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so Obama threatens a country supported by Russia and Russia goes 'Hey wait a minute. We can't have that. We've got too much money wrapped up in supporting Mideast dictators.' and you think Obama is the one who's weak?
a troll with f*x talking points
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#983642 Sep 16, 2013
Yet another terror act on USA soil under Obama.

I thought the Teleprompter Stooge was going to fix everything?

Instead, the stooge now owns a legacy of failure.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#983643 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Calling a black man "boy" is a racist slur Eed & you know it.
There are other terms to describe a young person.
You just like posting slurs because you are a lowlife racist f*ck.
Maybe if Obama acted like a man and took responsibility for his actions people wouldn't refer to him as a boy.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#983644 Sep 16, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Americans Are About to Discover That the GOP Not the ACA is Hazardous To Their Health http://www.politicususa.com/2013/09/15/americ... via @politicususa
We already know how Romneycare has worked out in Massachussetts which was the model for Obamacare and not good either so what does that tell you about Obamacare and remember to the Conservative Hertiage Foundation for Romenycare was modeled after and so was Obamacare.

Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans

by Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D

http://www.heritage.org/research/lecture/assu...

The Hertiage Foundation's

Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans PDF

http://thf_media.s3.amazonaws. com/1989/pdf/hl218.pdf

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#983645 Sep 16, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
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Film at 11?
Notice Carol off thread except for repeat yarns
Carol has been very busy. Things have slowed down a bit. At least for now.

Miss me, did ya'?
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#983647 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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If I say "you people" to refer to those using racial slurs, then it makes me a racist?
I didn't know "ignorant, uneducated racist" is a race.
Hey if you can call "boy" a racial slur, he can call "you people" a racial.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#983648 Sep 16, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
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So who is the leader of the Republican Party in 2013?
Elite media types from faux?
The elite Harvard types are in power.

The elite wealthy who share your letter, "D", are also in power.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#983649 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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If I say "you people" to refer to those using racial slurs, then it makes me a racist?
I didn't know "ignorant, uneducated racist" is a race.
no, I suspect your life experience is what made you a racist.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#983651 Sep 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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If I say "you people" to refer to those using racial slurs, then it makes me a racist?
I didn't know "ignorant, uneducated racist" is a race.
You are an ignorant, uneducated racist.
Notice how I did not refer to your race in that statement.

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