Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1431406 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

New York, NY

#987982 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so Heritage does have a black person on the payroll?
so do you think he invented Obamacare?
and you might want to lay that screed on carol.
Listen you racist you do not know or do you speak for all Black People its the Libs Like you who destroyed the REAL BLACK MOVEMENT dont fool yourself into believing you are welcomed in all circles you might catch a BAD one thats All you dont know or speak for all Black Americans so check your bigotted self,you dont know the level of all Black Peoples education and their belief systems and their morals you and your kind do not use Bs politics to think you know or controll our thoughts some of us view Racists Suburban Liberal Democrat husslers as we see the poverty pimps revrends in our communities as a cancer to be destroyed

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#987983 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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omg a FOX catfight. i would watch that. who do you think would win? the FOX bimbo who tried to twerk on air? that was worth watching about 50 times. the wife thought i'd lost my mind.
but who knew FOX was so entertaining?
Don't watch, so did not see that...maybe Palin could take on the most appropriately named Faux Morning Blond, Douchey (sic)? Personally, I think I'd like to see a Malkin/Coulter death match: two walk into the cage; neither one comes out.

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#987984 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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yes. the insurance exchange is going to allow a choice from thousands of insurance companies across the country. somewhat different then being stuck with who your employer picks for you, which doctors you can see mandated by that insurance, and having to find a new job if you want to change it.
Uh no sorry. Each sate will have its own exchanges. No insurance will be sold across state lines. What if you move to another state?

Try harder

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#987985 Sep 23, 2013
As the Oct. 1 launch date for healthcare exchanges nears, the Obama administration is continuing to tout lower premiums and more coverage for all Americans. But a new report from the Government Accountability Office indicates the Affordable Care Act is going to be anything but affordable for Millennials.

The report details insurance premiums paid nationwide in 2013 and was conducted in response to a request from Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Though the GAO’s findings could be altered based on a number of variables, one finding remained constant: rates are going to rise for young people.

As The Washington Examiner’s Philip Klein noted, a 30-year-old male with a yearly income of $35,000 would have to pay close to $3,000 to purchase the Affordable Care Act’s cheap “bronze plan.” That amount, Klein said, is more expensive than any state’s rates in the current system.

And though the Obama administration comforts wary citizens with the hope of subsidies, premiums for young people will still more than they are now,even after receiving those subsidies. Klein reports that a 30-year-old earning $25,000 in 2014 would have to pay $1,142 annually for the bronze plan — a rate more expensive than that currently paid in 45 states, as the GAO’s report shows.

In an effort to entice young people to purchase healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, the White House has engaged in a multi-million dollar marketing campaign, attempting to enlist the help of sports teams, singers and actors to promote it. Additionally, states operating their own exchanges are getting creative with ways to reach Millennials, purchasing advertisements on portable toilets and cell phone charging systems.

But in order for Obamacare to work and premiums for the elderly to remain at low costs, the administration needs to convince 2.7 million 18- to 35-year-olds to enroll in the exchanges. Even with rates holding steady at current levels, not enough young people are covered to subsidize coverage for those with pre-existing conditions — namely senior citizens.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987986 Sep 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Nobody goes without medical care now.
"Healthcare" is a political slogan.
lol! Then cons should all stand in a line and shout it at the top of their lungs!

Heck, they can do that in chambers!

When can we expect it son?

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#987987 Sep 23, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Back on March 1, I noted that according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released February 26, ObamaCare will increase the long-term federal deficit by $6.2 trillion.
$6.2 trillion.
Considering the growing instability of the U.S. financial house of cards, one might wonder if the costs associated with universal health coverage won’t be the straw that eventually breaks the camel’s back.
By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
My God, Flack. Get a f*cking grip.

The GAO answered the question of what would happen if the cost saving measures were no longer valid.

You people are just plain dumber than sh*t.

What wouldn't add to the debt if you continues spending but cut the funding.

"OMG OMF OMG Obamacare adds to the debt wen we eliminate the funding OMG OMG OMG.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987988 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so you're saying that the FOX take down of Cruz was orchestrated by Obama?
pretty slick Barack.
lol! Just like how Obama got his name in the birth section of the newspaper when he was born.

Damn! He's incredible based on con reports!

Since: Nov 11

United States

#987989 Sep 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>Like the government has not done stimulus efforts in the past.

Where is this inflation you have been predicting for the past 5 years.

Where the f*ck is it.

All we get is " OMG OMG OMG inflation inflation" for 5 GD years.

Where is it???
Where are the million jobs promised by the Liberal's stimulus?

Did not work out as every single Liberal idea.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#987990 Sep 23, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Back on March 1, I noted that according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released February 26, ObamaCare will increase the long-term federal deficit by $6.2 trillion.
$6.2 trillion.
Considering the growing instability of the U.S. financial house of cards, one might wonder if the costs associated with universal health coverage won’t be the straw that eventually breaks the camel’s back.
By Christopher E. Hill, Editor
More rightwing lies, propaganda, misinformation, Flack buys into all the rightwing crappola -

GOP Senator Knowingly Distorts GAO Report He Commissioned To Launch Most Dishonest Attack On Obamacare To Date -

Last week, the right-wing blogosphere gleefully erupted in response to Senator Jeff Sessions’(R-Ala.) disclosure of a new Government Accounting Office report that, according to the Senator, reveals that the Affordable Care Act will increase our national debt by a stunning $6.2 trillion.

Speaking at a Budget Committee meeting, Sessions announced—

“According to GAO, under a realistic set of assumptions, the health care law will increase the deficit by…roughly $6.2 trillion over the next 75 years.”

Take note of the Senator’s statement that the finding is based on ‘a realistic set of assumptions’ as this is, as you will see, at the very heart of Senator Sessions’ extraordinary deception—one designed to purposefully and cynically mislead the American public.

The first track assessed the impact Obamacare might have on the long-term national debt should the law be carried out exactly as it is written and currently exists.

In response this question, the GAO study reported,“The primary deficit declined 1.5 percentage points as a share of GDP over the 75-year period in this (GAO’s Baseline Extended) simulation.”

That is a very good and highly encouraging number—and one that Senator Sessions somehow forgot to mention during his media blitz. Go figure.

The second analysis required the GAO to project what might happen to the long-term national debt under the following circumstances; (a) Congress acts to end each and every one of the tax provisions that are a critical part of the financing mechanism for the law,(b) each and every cost cutting measure in the law fails completely, and (c) every dollar of spending under the law remaining completely untouched.

In other words, Senator Sessions constructed the absolute “worst case” scenario for the second part of the study.

It was the result of this second line of inquiry that produced the projected deficit in the $6.25 trillion range—not, by the way, a projection of what the GAO believes is going to happen but rather the projection based on the data the GAO was required to use in conducting this part of the study.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2013/03...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987991 Sep 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Obama is a Communist...his skin color is irrelevant.
lol! And yet, it's the cons who are supporting Russia over Obama!

Talk about a confused bunch!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#987992 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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pretty sure there aren't any black folks working for the Heritage Foundation.
racist pig...

WOW

New York, NY

#987993 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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but no doubt you do from watching blacks on FOX reciting BillO's talking points.
Like I said MF Im Black I dont need to pretend and YOUR CREEPY a** dont decide who is Black or Black enough FU clown
tell_it_like_it_ is

United States

#987994 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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yes. the insurance exchange is going to allow a choice from thousands of insurance companies across the country. somewhat different then being stuck with who your employer picks for you, which doctors you can see mandated by that insurance, and having to find a new job if you want to change it.
Who pays for your employees insurance?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987995 Sep 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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There is no such think as a credit against something not paid to begin with, regardless of the label.
Hmmmm..... I seem to recall a 'refundable credit' in tax law.

But then, I am talking about America!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#987996 Sep 23, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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So, you believe that people who have income taxes held from their paychecks when they don't make enough to pay taxes shouldn't receive refunds? Typical Reslug. Always trying to steal everyone else's money and put it in their pocket.
What part of illegal don't you understand?

Any refund should go toward the costs of deportation.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987997 Sep 23, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Only fools like you care more about media than about real people.
lol! I wonder who coined the term msm?

Since: Nov 11

United States

#987998 Sep 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>How would a person get a tax refund unless they paid into the system.
Illegals get it all the time! Up to 3 million last year!

It is called: Earned Income Tax Credit for income NOT earned!!! Hey, Liberals had to call it that to fool other Liberals.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#987999 Sep 23, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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The UN gave this dictator 15 resolutions to prove he no longer had WMDs. After every resolution, they got the Iraqi finger. So the last time they threatened "serious consequences" when they can't even fight themselves out of a wet paper bag.
In other words, the UN is impotent and pointless. Only Obama thinks they have any credibility and waits for them to tell him what to do.
Powell turned out to be a big disappointment in more ways than one.
So which resolutions are you referring to that bushie boy used to invade iraq, son?

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#988000 Sep 23, 2013
TSM wrote:
The only two accomplishments Obama can point to happen because of Bush {Bin Laden) Putin (Syria) and the outcome of Syria is still questionable!!
http://youtu.be/-xGPwB_dvMg http://youtu.be/-xGPwB_dvMg

Since: Nov 11

United States

#988001 Sep 23, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
Sep 23, 8:06 AM EDT

EGYPT BANS MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD GROUP


CAIRO (AP)-- An Egyptian court has banned the Muslim Brotherhood group and ordered its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt state TV said the court issued its ruling on Monday.

The Brotherhood was outlawed for most of its 85 years in existence. But after the 2011 ouster of autocrat Hosni Mubarak, it was allowed to work openly, formed a political party and rose to power in a string of post-Mubarak elections. In March, it registered as a recognized non-governmental organization.

*The United States should follow Egypt's example, O'bama would have to go.
That happens when you are nice to Muslims.

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