Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1644142 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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Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#989195 Sep 25, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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So, monopolizing the agenda of the Senate and not allowing any other business to be conducted by the Senate isn't a filibuster?
Can you clowns kindly share with us the dictionary you use. You obviously don't use words as they are defined in the English language.
I have a thought. Why don't you read the news reports & maybe you won't be so uninformed.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#989196 Sep 25, 2013
flack wrote:
A man came over and offered his services as a painter to a female who was putting gas in her car and left his card. She said no, but accepted his card out of kindness and got in the car. The man then got into a car driven by another gentleman. As the lady left the service station, she saw the men following her out of the station at the same time. Almost immediately, she started to feel dizzy and could not catch her breath. She tried to open the window and realized that the odor was on her hand; the same hand which accepted the card from the gentleman at the gas station.
She then noticed the men were immediately behind her and she felt she needed to do something at that moment. She drove into the first driveway and began to honk her horn repeatedly to ask for help. The men drove away but the lady still felt pretty bad for several minutes after she could finally catch her breath.
Apparently, there was a substance on the card that could have seriously injured her.
This drug is called 'BURUNDANGA' and it is used by people who wish to incapacitate a victim in order to steal from or take advantage of them like REPEATED GANG RAPE. This drug is four times more dangerous than the date rape drug and is transferable on simple cards.
So take heed and make sure you don't accept cards at any given time alone or from someone on the streets. This applies to those making house calls and slipping you a card when they offer their services .
PLEASE SEND THIS ALERT TO EVERY FEMALE YOU KNOW.
Urban legend began to appear in e-mails in 08 and was quickly debunked.

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#989197 Sep 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Only in your hate twisted delusional mind Carol. You Tea Partiers on the other hand want to turn this nation in to an Ayn Rand wet dream of corporate plutocracy with the ultra rich getting all of the benefits and the rest of us as wage slaves with no voice or ability to challenge our conditions.
You're an idiot Carol!
That actually sounds much better than the looney left's idea of Food Stamps as stimulus, Section 8 housing and perpetual welfare and high unemployment.

At least under the Tea Party, anyone can get rich, under Obama everyone is poor
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#989199 Sep 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Only in your hate twisted delusional mind Carol. You Tea Partiers on the other hand want to turn this nation in to an Ayn Rand wet dream of corporate plutocracy with the ultra rich getting all of the benefits and the rest of us as wage slaves with no voice or ability to challenge our conditions.
You're an idiot Carol!
And, she's a wage slave; go figure that one out.
Michelle

Jamaica, NY

#989200 Sep 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
A staff member for the speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives reportedly left a loaded gun in a men's bathroom in the state capitol building last week.
A Kahr CM9 9 mm gun belonging to Dave Evans, House Speaker Tim Jones's (R-Eureka) legislative assistant, was found on top of a toilet paper dispenser in a bathroom stall last Friday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Monday. A police report obtained by the Post-Dispatch noted that the gun had one hollow point bullet in its chamber and six bullets in its magazine. The gun was found in a stall by another state legislative staffer and was secured by capitol police.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/24/dave...
A staff member for the US Senate reportedly found a fully loaded 1967 Oldsmobile left in the water off a bridge near Chappaquiddick Island in 1969.

The fully loaded 1967 Oldsmobile belonged to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and when it was pulled from the water while he was not in it, his dead secretary was. A police report about the 1-car mishap said it was Teddy Kennedy's fault, of course, no one disputes that. And his actions that followed – not summoning emergency personnel who might have saved her life, the cover-up of the facts, not even reporting the accident until the following morning – likely would have landed a man without political connections in prison and prove that two standards of behavior exist: One for liberal Democrats and another for conservative Republicans. Along with sweeping changes in immigration law, soaring oratory, and strengthening the nation's social safety net, this reservoir of class resentment is also part of Kennedy's legacy. Liberals in the media pretend not to see this. Or rather, they blame those who feel aggrieved.

http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/08/26/mary-...
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#989201 Sep 25, 2013
Grampy wrote:
Iran's Hasan Rouhani refuses to meet Obama.
Spineless-in-Chief shunned, returns to Washington with his olive branch poking out of his butt.
Poor Barak, cancelled last weekend's golf outing just to hone up on his humble bowing.
Nice rewrite Gramp's too bad it's just bs.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#989202 Sep 25, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
There was no spontaneous demonstration in Benghazi. Obama said there was a spontaneous demonstration in Benghazi.
Obama lied. Everyone who repeated the Obama lie lied.
In Egypt, on the ame day, there was no spontaneous demonstration. That demonstration had been planned for months. Noted speakers for this "spontaneous demonstation" included the sons of the blind sheik jailed in the United States for attempting to murder 30,000 people in the first WTC attack by the Arabs. This "spontaneous demonstration" was planned before the video even existed.
NOTHING that happened on 9/11/2012 was the result of the video.
Everyone in the administration knew this.
Everyone who made the statement that the results were a reaction to the video lied.
It seems the Al Qaeda attack in Benghazi wasn't intended to kill Stevens. It was intended to kidnap him. When that plan went wrong and Stevens was killed, the White House didn't have a plan B, and just continued with what they were assigned to do, and lied about the attack to divert attention away from the facts that the White House was involved in a conspiracy with Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood to kidnap a US ambassador and later pretend to be negotiating with Al Qaeda to exchange him for the blind sheik held here in prison.
Everyone in this administration lied.
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Why would anyone believe a liar like you?

We know there were riots in several cities about that video.

It is entirely feasible that the attack in Benghazi was spurred by this video. To assume Benghazi was immune from this video is ridiculous. It made perfect good sense to consider that possibility immediately following the attack.

There was no lie. Only a bunch of people who would use the deaths of 4 Ameicasns political fodder.
Michelle

Jamaica, NY

#989203 Sep 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Only in your hate twisted delusional mind Carol. You Tea Partiers on the other hand want to turn this nation in to an Ayn Rand wet dream of corporate plutocracy with the ultra rich getting all of the benefits and the rest of us as wage slaves with no voice or ability to challenge our conditions.
You're an idiot Carol!
Which group has benefited most in Obama's so-called "recovery?"
Michelle

Jamaica, NY

#989205 Sep 25, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
Why would anyone believe a liar like you?
We know there were riots in several cities about that video.
It is entirely feasible that the attack in Benghazi was spurred by this video. To assume Benghazi was immune from this video is ridiculous. It made perfect good sense to consider that possibility immediately following the attack.
There was no lie. Only a bunch of people who would use the deaths of 4 Ameicasns political fodder.
We can only thank God that the death of 4 Americans did not interfere with The One's campaigning in Vegas the next day. That would have been a real tragedy.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#989206 Sep 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
And, she's a wage slave; go figure that one out.
If it's ghetto, illiterate or idiot, it's plantaion, loser, and liberal..

It's the culture...

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#989207 Sep 25, 2013
richardIII wrote:
<quoted text>
For you, Chickenfeathers:
1. California
% of pop. on assistance: 3.30%
2007 spending:$3.28 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 1,212,893
% Change in past 12 months: 10.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 11.5%
2. Maine
% of pop. on assistance: 2.37%
2007 spending:$61.73 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 31,148
% Change in past 12 months: 5.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.3%
3. Tennessee
% of pop. on assistance: 2.15%
2007 spending:$91.28 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 133,505
% Change in past 12 months: 5.7%
Unemployment (May 2009): 10.7%
4. Massachusetts
% of pop. on assistance: 2.09%
2007 spending:$295.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 136,033
% Change in past 12 months: 5.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
5. Vermont
% of pop. on assistance: 2.02%
2007 spending:$30.92 milliion
Total recipients (July 2008): 12,543
% Change in past 12 months: 7.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 7.3%
6. District of Columbia
% of pop. on assistance: 1.99%
2007 spending:$18.67 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 11,806
% Change in past 12 months:-6.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 10.7%
7. New York
% of pop. on assistance: 1.92%
2007 spending:$1.47 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 373,305
% Change in past 12 months: 1.2%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
8. Minnesota
% of pop. on assistance: 1.88%
2007 spending:$106.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 98,028
% Change in past 12 months: 5.9%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
9. Washington
% of pop. on assistance: 1.86%
2007 spending:$265.88 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 121,864
% Change in past 12 months: 18.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 9.4%
Tie-10. New Mexico
% of pop. on assistance: 1.83%
2007 spending:$58.87 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 36,322
% Change in past 12 months:+20%
Unemployment (May 2009): 6.5%
Here’s a list of the top 10 states that got the most back in terms of federal benefits,

Top Ten (Source: Tax Foundation):

1. New Mexico Indian reservations, military bases, federal research labs, farm subsidies, retirement programs

2. Mississippi Farm subsidies, military spending, nutrition and anti-poverty aid, retirement programs.

3. Alaska Per capita No 1 recipient of federal benefits; infrastructure projects, DOT and pork projects.

4. Louisiana Disaster relief, farm subsidies, anti-poverty and nutrition aid, military spending.

5. W. Virginia Farm subsidies, anti-poverty and nutrition aid.

6. N. Dakota Farm subsidies, energy subsidies, retirement and anti-poverty programs, Indian reservations.

7. Alabama Retirement programs, anti-poverty and nutrition aid, federal space/military spending, farm subsidies.

8. S. Dakota Retirement programs, nutrition aid, farm subsidies, military spending, Indian reservations.

9. Virginia Civil service pensions, military spending, veterans benefits, retirement, anti-poverty aid.

10. Kentucky Retirement programs, nutritional and anti-poverty aid, farm subsidies.
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#989208 Sep 25, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Nice rewrite Gramp's too bad it's just bs.
Rewrite? I haven't been on topix in over a week....

You got to admit; Obama was made to look the FOOL yesterday!

So, how many years did you waste searching for 'BURUNDANGA'?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#989209 Sep 25, 2013
On the night of the Emmy awards, actor Michael Douglas used his win for his performance in Behind the Candelabra to speak out against the U.S. prison system.

His son Cameron is currently serving nine and a half years of hard time for a nonviolent drug conviction and is being punished because of his drug addiction. Cameron, who has struggled with drug abuse, got caught with a small amount of drugs for personal use while in prison and the judge in his case brought additional charges which resulted in adding on an additional four and a half years to his five-year sentence.

District Court Judge Richard Berman whacked Cameron with additional time for what is essentially Cameron's bad drug habit. Along with additional charges that resulted in more time, Cameron was also thrown into solitary confinement and many privileges were taken away, including phone calls and visits with his family.

Cameron appealed his new sentence as excessive and unjust. The Drug Policy Alliance agreed and convened a wide array of leading medical and substance abuse treatment authorities to support Cameron's appeal in a friends-of-the-court brief. But on April 15, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied his appeal that challenged his additional 54-month sentence for possessing drugs while imprisoned. The federal appeals court found that the federal trial court had not abused its discretion in sentencing Mr. Douglas to the increased prison time (see decision). The 34-year-old Douglas is now scheduled for release in 2018.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anthony-papa/mi...

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#989210 Sep 25, 2013
richardIII wrote:
<quoted text>
For you, Chickenfeathers:
1. California
% of pop. on assistance: 3.30%
2007 spending:$3.28 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 1,212,893
% Change in past 12 months: 10.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 11.5%
2. Maine
% of pop. on assistance: 2.37%
2007 spending:$61.73 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 31,148
% Change in past 12 months: 5.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.3%
3. Tennessee
% of pop. on assistance: 2.15%
2007 spending:$91.28 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 133,505
% Change in past 12 months: 5.7%
Unemployment (May 2009): 10.7%
4. Massachusetts
% of pop. on assistance: 2.09%
2007 spending:$295.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 136,033
% Change in past 12 months: 5.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
5. Vermont
% of pop. on assistance: 2.02%
2007 spending:$30.92 milliion
Total recipients (July 2008): 12,543
% Change in past 12 months: 7.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 7.3%
6. District of Columbia
% of pop. on assistance: 1.99%
2007 spending:$18.67 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 11,806
% Change in past 12 months:-6.3%
Unemployment (May 2009): 10.7%
7. New York
% of pop. on assistance: 1.92%
2007 spending:$1.47 billion
Total recipients (July 2008): 373,305
% Change in past 12 months: 1.2%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
8. Minnesota
% of pop. on assistance: 1.88%
2007 spending:$106.29 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 98,028
% Change in past 12 months: 5.9%
Unemployment (May 2009): 8.2%
9. Washington
% of pop. on assistance: 1.86%
2007 spending:$265.88 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 121,864
% Change in past 12 months: 18.4%
Unemployment (May 2009): 9.4%
Tie-10. New Mexico
% of pop. on assistance: 1.83%
2007 spending:$58.87 million
Total recipients (July 2008): 36,322
% Change in past 12 months:+20%
Unemployment (May 2009): 6.5%
The ones that give more to the federal government in taxes than they get in return. From 1 to 10, they are:

New Jersey, Nevada, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Illinois, Delaware, California, New York, Colorado.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#989211 Sep 25, 2013
Michelle wrote:
<quoted text>
A staff member for the US Senate reportedly found a fully loaded 1967 Oldsmobile left in the water off a bridge near Chappaquiddick Island in 1969.
The fully loaded 1967 Oldsmobile belonged to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and when it was pulled from the water while he was not in it, his dead secretary was. A police report about the 1-car mishap said it was Teddy Kennedy's fault, of course, no one disputes that. And his actions that followed – not summoning emergency personnel who might have saved her life, the cover-up of the facts, not even reporting the accident until the following morning – likely would have landed a man without political connections in prison and prove that two standards of behavior exist: One for liberal Democrats and another for conservative Republicans. Along with sweeping changes in immigration law, soaring oratory, and strengthening the nation's social safety net, this reservoir of class resentment is also part of Kennedy's legacy. Liberals in the media pretend not to see this. Or rather, they blame those who feel aggrieved.
http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/08/26/mary-...
Poor Jane has got alzheimers, still thinks its 1967.
Michelle

Jamaica, NY

#989212 Sep 25, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
Why would anyone believe a liar like you?
We know there were riots in several cities about that video.
It is entirely feasible that the attack in Benghazi was spurred by this video. To assume Benghazi was immune from this video is ridiculous. It made perfect good sense to consider that possibility immediately following the attack.
There was no lie. Only a bunch of people who would use the deaths of 4 Ameicasns political fodder.
A strong case was made that the 10:00 PM phone call on September 11 last year between Hillary Clinton and President Obama may be the conversation that led to the bogus story of an anti-Muslim video setting off "demonstrations" in Benghazi that led to the deaths of Americans.

Fraud flows from the top down, not the mid-level up. Mid-level officials in the White House and the State Department do not call the shots -- they carry out orders. They also were not running for reelection in 2012 or positioning themselves for a campaign in 2016. The people doing that were, respectively, President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton.

Obama and Clinton had been the architects of American foreign policy. As Election Day 2012 loomed, each of them had a powerful motive to promote the impressions (a) that al-Qaeda had been decimated; (b) that the administration's deft handling of the Arab Spring -- by empowering Islamists -- had been a boon for democracy, regional stability, and American national security; and (c) that our real security problem was "Islamophobia" and the "violent extremism" it allegedly causes -- which was why Obama and Clinton had worked for years with Islamists, both overseas and at home, to promote international resolutions that would make it illegal to incite hostility to Islam, the First Amendment be damned.

All of that being the case, I am puzzled why so little attention has been paid to the Obama-Clinton phone call at 10 p.m. on the night of September 11.

Even in the conservative press, it has become received wisdom that President Obama was AWOL on the night of September 11, after first being informed by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in the late afternoon, that the State Department facility in Benghazi was under attack.

You hear it again and again: While Americans were under attack, the commander-in-chief checked out, leaving subordinates
to deal with the crisis while he got his beauty sleep in preparation for a fundraising campaign trip to Vegas.

That is not true ... and the truth, as we've come to expect with Obama, is almost surely WORSE.

There is good reason to believe that while Americans were still fighting for their lives in Benghazi, while NO military efforts were being made to rescue them, and while those desperately trying to rescue them were being told to stand down, the president was busy shaping the "blame the video" narrative to which his administration clung in the aftermath.

Jay Carney first revealed the existence of the phone call and the time in February. Hillary Clinton confirmed she spoke to Obama "later that evening."

What was said between the two?

We now know from the e-mails and TV clips that, by Sunday morning, the White House staff, State Department minions, and Susan Rice were all in agreement that the video fairy tale, peppered with indignant rebukes of Islamophobia, was the way to go.

How do you suppose they got that idea?

The theory makes sense. What's more, there may be a phone log of the conversation and what was discussed in the records of both principles.

That would be a fascinating document to discover.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#989213 Sep 25, 2013
Michelle wrote:
<quoted text>We can only thank God that the death of 4 Americans did not interfere with The One's campaigning in Vegas the next day. That would have been a real tragedy.
gfy Jane, we know it's you, same shyt, different name. You're not fooling anyone

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#989214 Sep 25, 2013
tell_it_like_it_IS wrote:
Obama exempts himself from Obamacare!
Dumass Liberals!
Sure he does, he is covered by a different plan. Only dumb Democrats and ill-informed 'Obama Money' voters think this guy is doing it for them... Whata Country....
OBAMA DO NOT CARE

Smithfield, NC

#989215 Sep 25, 2013
ATTORNEYS PLAN TO CHALLENGE OBAMACARE UNILATERAL REWRITES



By NWV News Writer Jim Kouri
Posted 1:00 AM Eastern
September 17, 2013
© 2013 NewsWithViews.com

An "Inside the Beltway" group of public-interest attorneys stated this week that they are exploring a legal challenge to President Barack Obama’s rewriting of Obamacare, a/k/a the Affordable Care Act.

According to Judicial Watch, President Obama has unilaterally rewritten the law -- without congressional approval -- to delay the so-called “employer mandate,” which was scheduled to go in effect on Jan. 1, 2014, for at least a year. The employer mandate stipulates that companies with over 50 full-time employees must provide healthcare plans for their workers that comply with Obamacare standards.

If they do not, they will be forced to pay a penalty "tax" for each employee not receiving an Obama-approved healthcare plan. The temporary waiver allows companies to save millions of dollars.

However, Judicial Watch notes that the President did not rewrite the Affordable Care Act so that Americans would be eligible for a delay in the implementation of the “individual mandate,” which requires nearly all Americans to have Obama-approved health insurance by that same date or pay a tax penalty.

"Many Americans are caught in the middle. They are obligated to have Obama-approved health insurance, but their employers are not obligated to provide it, at least for another year. As a result, these Americans will be forced to purchase Obama-approved health insurance on an Obamacare-created health insurance exchange or pay the tax penalty. Either way, they’re out-of-pocket," stated officials at Judicial Watch.

In it's press statement on Monday, Judicial Watch noted: If you are going to have to purchase Obama-approved health insurance through an Obamacare-created health insurance exchange or pay a tax penalty because your employer, which would have been covered by the employer mandate, is dropping or does not provide health insurance, you may have a claim to challenge President Obama’s unilateral rewriting of the law.

"We obviously object to the employer mandate, the individual mandate, and the entire Obamacare law, but we understand that, under the U.S. Constitution, the law can only be changed by legislation passed by Congress and signed by the president. President Obama evidently wants to delay at least some of the ill effects of his health care scheme until after the 2014 congressional elections. But politics do not trump the Constitution or the rule of law," according to Judicial Watch.

If you believe your circumstances are fit Judicial Watch's criteria for legal action, and would be interested in being "a plaintiff in a challenge to Obama’s unconstitutional power grab," then contact Judicial Watch by using this special email address: [email protected] ch.org

Meanwhile, the Treasury Department reported that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service -- an agency under the direction of Treasury Secretary -- would hire upwards of 10,000 more agents to enforce several provisions of the far-reaching health care program, according to a government report.

With the IRS set to take a significant role in the new health care law signed by President Barack Obama on national television, that part of the Obamacare plan continues to worry those who have little faith in government efficiency, especially when Americans' privacy issues are involved, according to the American Society for Effective Healthcare.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Madrid, Spain

#989216 Sep 25, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I have a thought. Why don't you read the news reports & maybe you won't be so uninformed.
I have a thought. Why don't you compare what you're being told with the real world and the definitions in the English language, then determine if:
A) What you're being indoctrinated with makes sense in the English language; and
B) If you're being lied to.

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