Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1433645 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#990659 Sep 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It's a phone poll of just over 1000 persons__get a life.
just like all polls...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#990660 Sep 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>In these dinky phone polls, the term Affordable Care Act results are rating 10-15% higher than the term ObamaCare.
In Kentucky, were the state exchange is being called Kynect, many potential enrollees see it as an alternative to ObamaCare. Hah!
because very few know ObamaKKKare by its alternate and misleading name...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#990661 Sep 27, 2013
The ethics of those who love ethics...

"Two other studies found that ethicists behaved no more courteously than nonethicists and were as likely to avoid paying registration fees as nonethicists at conferences of the American Philosophical Association."

http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/15056

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#990662 Sep 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
force someone to buy something then claim you're providing it to them.
Clueless Fools

A precedent was established by the SCOTUS, one that says the government can force us to purchase a product. In law, precedent is everything. Why? Because it then becomes PRACTICE.

Why, after the democrats have gone this far, stop at health insurance? Does anyone think the government, no matter which side is in power, will stop with health insurance? Ask yourselves this - has the gov't ever once, having expanded its authority, not expanded upon that authority?

So, what's next, life insurance? Solar panels for your home? Electric cars?

You folks who wanted the Supreme Court to side with Obama have no idea as to the can of worms you've opened and dumped down an already slippery slope.

Thanks a lot, clueless fools.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#990663 Sep 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
force someone to buy something then claim you're providing it to them.
There's NO GUARANTEE that doctors and hospitals won't be stiffed for the bill the a loser does pay. Lower premiums mean HIGHER DEDUCTIBLES for all.

A liberal who doesn't want to pay $2,000 deductible (or doesn't have it) isn't going to pay the bill when their health INSURANCE doesn't pay. So much for a bad credit risk...

If it's ghetto, ignorant, and idiot, it's illiterate, loser, and liberal..

It's the culture...
It's the culture...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#990664 Sep 27, 2013
Political Science teaches but does not act?

"...political science professors voted at the same rate as did nonethicist philosophers and professors in departments other than philosophy."

http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/15056

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#990665 Sep 27, 2013
Microsoft says it fielded more than 37,000 requests for information about its customers from law-enforcement agencies in the first half of this year - roughly consistent with the pace of such data demands in 2012.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#990667 Sep 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Bureaucrats run the government, not politicians.
Appointed and anointed by the elected bureaucrats.

Small town mayors earning $7K hand out $100K jobs to city managers/economic development managers/ the popo and fire chiefs__shall we go on???

So__I had a piece of land once that the city wanted to buy for a good deal of money, make that a great deal of money, so they bought it from me and just after closing but before the check was cut it was learned that the grant money had never even been applied for and the city couldn't complete the transaction.

I retained the land along with a handsome legal settlement.

Ya gotta love city hall__and the higher the elected, appointed and anointed go the more distracted they get__until they're totally worthless.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#990668 Sep 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
just like all polls...
Realtime always bent over and punked by something or someone..

It's the culture...

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#990669 Sep 27, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>American born Citizens do not take the oath that you illegals do. We are given our G-d given rights upon birth in the great nation called the United States of America.
The United States and Israel are not one Nation--but we share the same G-d given values as two separate countries. You liberals hate G-d...why are you propagating your love for G-d now?
Tick tock, tick tock. Just because you are an American born citizen who isn't required to take an oath of allegiance to the United States does not mean you shouldn't. Let's hear it.....where does your allegiance lie...with the United States or Israel? It's a pretty straight forward, simple question.

I'll make it even easier: You can answer with a Yes or no. Do you pledge your allegiance SOLELY to the United States of America?

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#990670 Sep 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Republicans announced that they would obstruct every single thing President Obama wanted to accomplish and they did. It's disgusting and shameful.
To bad they failed, he's wreaked havoc with both domestic and foreign policy.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#990671 Sep 27, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
Republicans fighting republicans in the senate,
what a wonderful day to enjoy
You ally are two bricks short of a full load, aren't you? By 'fighting' to use your word, how much money was allocated in that 'fight'? None... That's what they are sent there to do. According to the U.S. Constitution.
OBAMA the GENIUS

Fayetteville, NC

#990672 Sep 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
force someone to buy something then claim you're providing it to them.
Hey crazzzzy!

Who does not want medical insurance?

Get sick, 5 days in the hospital: owe over $200,000?

Hospital: pay up! take your house, take your bank account, force bankruptcy...etc.

That is the old way of Republican rule!

New way: Come get insurance, guaranteed affordable by law.

The democrat way.

YOU can't be turned down for any reason!

All 50 states. Obamacare....it's everywhere.

BY FEDERAL LAW.

Republicans: so afraid and it shows!

Citizens: who needs a Bhoener to mess up my med ins?

Who needs a Cruz to spew madness and hate?

50 million finally get medical insurance in the USA!

Republicans hate that?

LOSERS!

no more votes for you. this thing is huge, going to be a great success in the USA......

REPUBLICANS HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!!

ALL DEMOCRATS BABY!! FOR THE PEOPLE!! AGAINST THE GREEDY!
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#990673 Sep 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
because very few know ObamaKKKare by its alternate and misleading name...
The folks are happily signing up for the ACA. Mission accomplished!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#990674 Sep 27, 2013
It's only a little lie and how bad is the bad?

"For instance, religious individuals and political conservatives tended to say that lying was never acceptable under any circumstances, while political liberals tended to say that lying was permissible or even obligatory if it resulted in greater good than bad"

http://www.psypost.org/2013/06/liberals-and-c...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#990675 Sep 27, 2013
Adam 36 wrote:
<quoted text>
Glad you admitted defeat. Well done.
lol! Keep thinking that son.

Keep trying to convince yourself.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#990677 Sep 27, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
So lower premiums if preferable over quality doctors.
BTW, I googled your quote, here are the results
No results found for "lower by as much as 25% by limiting the number of doctors and hospitals in the network."
Care to cite your source?
Here you go sweetie:

"Anthem Blue Cross, the only company that will sell plans in New Hampshire's marketplace in 2014, says it was able to lower prices by as much as 25% by limiting the number of doctors and hospitals in the network."

http://nhpr.org/post/nh-marketplace-will-have...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#990678 Sep 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>In these dinky phone polls, the term Affordable Care Act results are rating 10-15% higher than the term ObamaCare.
In Kentucky, were the state exchange is being called Kynect, many potential enrollees see it as an alternative to ObamaCare. Hah!
It's a way for cons to con people to swallow the same pill!

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#990679 Sep 27, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey crazzzzy!
Who does not want medical insurance?
Get sick, 5 days in the hospital: owe over $200,000?
Hospital: pay up! take your house, take your bank account, force bankruptcy...etc.
That is the old way of Republican rule!
New way: Come get insurance, guaranteed affordable by law.
The democrat way.
YOU can't be turned down for any reason!
All 50 states. Obamacare....it's everywhere.
BY FEDERAL LAW.
Republicans: so afraid and it shows!
Citizens: who needs a Bhoener to mess up my med ins?
Who needs a Cruz to spew madness and hate?
50 million finally get medical insurance in the USA!
Republicans hate that?
LOSERS!
no more votes for you. this thing is huge, going to be a great success in the USA......
REPUBLICANS HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!!
ALL DEMOCRATS BABY!! FOR THE PEOPLE!! AGAINST THE GREEDY!
All that had to be done for all that waste of bandwidth and money was catastrophic insurance, tort reform and selling across state lines.

The rest is nothing but an attempt to create a single payer system run by the government.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#990680 Sep 27, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The folks are happily signing up for the ACA. Mission accomplished!
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>
The glut of baby boomers circa 1946-1964 has been known about but misunderstood since 1965 when MediCare was signed into law. As predicted the economic models are skewed as are many other statistics."

What makes you think obamacare will be any different?

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