Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1376213 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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“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992034 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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That is one school of thought.
The other is that very few will enroll unless forced to, demonstrating the unpopularity of the program, and the lack of enrollment by those who don't need medical care will increase the program deficit.
Yes, it demonstrates the unpopularity of the program to the cretins in America. The lack of enrollment by these people will NOT increase the program deficit. It MAY increase costs for those who are insured because the more that enroll the lower the costs but it won't affect the funding.

The only way someone who doesn't obtain health insurance affects funding of the Affordable Care Act is with the payment of penalties...that actually increases the programs surplus.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#992035 Sep 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>In Florida the penalty for non participation is $95 in year one. That's about $8 per month.
The penalty increases each year.
That's $8 too much a month for NOTHING but subsidizing the already bloated fweeriding masses.

What's the average premium cost?

270$ a month is NOT affordable (it is actually LAUGHABLE if it wasn't so damn Pathetic!!) for the lower to mid range working class sectors-already being GOUGED daily by taxes, taxes, taxes.

And "exchange markets" should NOT, NOT, NOT tie in ANY way-to the IRS KGB commie "pool of gestapo fools"!!

ANY subsidies should be handle through state health care agencies respectively.

NOT flipping IRS KGB commieTic "agents".

SO many parts of this bill still just STINK- like the half empty rotten apple barrel cart before the broken back mule mess that it is!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#992036 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Bullshit.
The tax is national, and is the greater of $95 or 1% of income in 2014.
Te tax is $695 or 2.5% of income in 2016.
After that, it is indexed to inflation.
However, the SCOTUS decision makes clear that the tax cannot be increased to the point where it becomes a penalty.
DISgusting!

(Thieves!)

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#992038 Sep 29, 2013
Lenore Phillips wrote:
So many body bags, so little time. Remember that long ago movie, Primary Colors? Tip of the iceberg. But, what difference does it make?
THE FOLLOWING PERSONS HAD NFORMATION ON THE IVES/HENRY CASE:
28 - Keith Coney - Died when his motorcycle slammed into the back of a truck, 7/88.
29 - Keith McMaskle - Died, stabbed 113 times, Nov 1988
30 - Gregory Collins - Died from a gunshot wound January 1989.
31 - Jeff Rhodes - He was shot, mutilated and found burned in a trash dump in April 1989.(Coroner ruled death due to suicide)
32 - James Milan - Found decapitated. However, the Coroner ruled his death was due to natural causes"? WHAT!?!?!?
33 - Jordan Kettleson - Was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup truck in June 1990.
34 - Richard Winters - A suspect in the Ives/Henry deaths. He was killed in a set-up robbery July 1989.
THE FOLLOWING CLINTON PERSONAL BODYGUARDS ALL DIED OF MYSTERIOUS CAUSES OR SUICIDE
36 - Major William S. Barkley, Jr.
37 - Capt. Scott J . Reynolds
38 - Sgt. Brian Hanley
39 - Sgt. Tim Sabel
40 - Major General William Robertson
41 - Col. William Densberger
42 - Col. Robert Kelly
43 - Spec. Gary Rhodes
44 - Steve Willis
45 - Robert Williams
46 - Conway LeBleu
47 - Todd McKeehan
And this list does not include the four dead Americans in Benghazi that Hillary abandoned!
HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT?
SURELY YOU JEST!!
Just how many coincidences (and suicides) can happen in two people's lives???????
Makes Obammy and Moochelle look absolutely outstanding. They only had to pretend they didn't know people like Rezko, Ayers and Wright.
Dumbass

http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/bodyc...

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#992039 Sep 29, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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It MAY increase costs for those who are insured because the more that enroll the lower the costs but it won't affect the funding.
Obamacare, the most sweeping health care program created in a half century, will still leave a projected 31 million people without insurance by 2023.

So, when will the cries for socialized medicine start?

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#992040 Sep 29, 2013
Captn Morgan wrote:
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As soon as the Dem controlled govt agrees to limiting medical lawsuits. That's the single biggest cause of the outrageous medical expense and abuse in our country. A large number of congress Dems are shyster ambulance chasers, and you clowns keep supporting them ......
I find it extremely funny that the "small government" bozos want Government to tell them what that arm is worth when the doc cuts it off my mistake.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992041 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If Obama wants to shut down the government rather than delay the individual mandate, that's his choice.
But note that this does not in any way stop ObamaKKKare from going into effect for those who want to purchase the insurance.
So, what's your problem?
News Flash!!! By delaying the individual mandate, fewer people would sign up which in turn would force premiums to go up. That is exactly what Republicans want to happen. They want to make the exchanges less desirable so the Affordable Care Act will fail. They are not fooling anyone.

If Republicans want to shut down the government rather than allow the Affordable Care Act to proceed as legislated, that is their choice but it is not a good one and it will cost them dearly come the next election.

Patriot

Brighton, CO

#992042 Sep 29, 2013
Romans 8 http://biblehub.com/nlt/romans/8.htm

"Therefore, you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do. For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit of GOD you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature, you will live. For all who are led by the Spirit of GOD are children of GOD." vs 12-14

http://biblehub.com/niv/revelation/18.htm

http://biblehub.com/niv/revelation/14.htm

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History reveals that the advancement of truth comes at a high price, and a majority of people are unwilling to pay the price. It is much more comfortable to remain within the social and religious comforts of fellowship than to follow the Spirit into the desert of rejection where often, you are alone with GOD. The Bible represents people as sheep for good reason. They prefer to flock together. They also tend to follow their leaders (political and religious) without thinking or thoroughly studying matters for themselves. Consider the total sum of religious thought that Hindus, Moslems, Catholics, Jews, Protestants, atheists and pagans believe today. All of these different ideas about GOD came from spiritual leaders who are as blind as the lay people they guide.(Matthew 23:16)

Humanity’s diversity in religious beliefs proves that people are capable of believing anything and everything. Our diversity also proves that our belief systems have nothing to do with Eternal Truth. Even though Catholics and Protestants insist their views come directly from Scripture, a cursory review of Scripture can demonstrate otherwise. Truth is not determined by a majority vote or acceptance. Thoughtfully consider these words: "Truth is not what I believe. Truth is not even what I know. Truth is fact. I may not believe it. I may not know it. That does not change it. It is there nevertheless, waiting to be discovered and believed. Truth does not depend on the unsettled and changing opinions of men. It was truth before it was believed. It remains truth whether it is believed or not. Reason does not originate or create it. It merely discovers it. Consequently, reason is not a source. Truth goes back beyond reason. Others would have us believe that the church is the source of authority, particularly in matters of theology. They are wrong. The church is the product of Truth. It does not originate it. It came into being by accepting Divine Revelation. It is not the source of that revelation. Truth goes beyond the church, it is antecedent to it."
(When a Man Dies, Carlyle B. Haynes (1882-1958); p.5)

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#992043 Sep 29, 2013
Pathetic Obama Tactics

A US internal revenue service official who was a key figure in the controversy over the tax agency's scrutiny of conservative groups retired on Monday just as an IRS review board was poised to recommend she be fired.

Lois Lerner was at the centre of an uproar that shook the IRS for weeks starting in mid-May after she apologised in public for the tax agency's treatment of political groups with "Tea Party" and other conservative terms in their names.
OBAMA the GENIUS

Fayetteville, NC

#992044 Sep 29, 2013
Ohhhhhhhhhh looky:

According to these crazy nooks on here:

Blue Cross is communist?

Nobody wants medical insurance in the USA?

Taxes are thievery?

Wow!

What a bunch of Republicans!

Stupid to the core.

It's fun watching them implore.

The voters will never forget or forgive this crazy gov shutdown the Republicans are hellll bent on having.

Afraid of Blue Cross?

They provide OBAMACARE!

Next week!

Everywhere!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#992045 Sep 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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The individual mandate is an idea from the Heritage Foundation.
Works real well in MA, Rmoney thought it a great idea.
He was right. You just whine.
Ah Yes...the FIRST thing that was shoved to the trash bins on floor (as in to ell with the working class -they don't need no stinkin insurance) when the bill first started across the table.

And now we have this NOT READY for prime time MESS.

(The individual mandate, which Barack Obama opposed during the 2008 Democratic primaries, has never been popular. And the Obama administration's decision to delay the employer mandate by one year handed opponents of the individual mandate an obvious argument to make: If you're going give corporations and big businesses a special break, shouldn't families and individuals get a reprieve, too?)

HELL YES THEY SHOULD receive the SAME damn twinkie dancing WAIVERs too!!!
TrIG

Florence, OR

#992046 Sep 29, 2013
yOH rEPUkLIKaNS mAKe Me aND MoMmY LOk SMeRT!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992047 Sep 29, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
Pathetic Obama Tactics
A US internal revenue service official who was a key figure in the controversy over the tax agency's scrutiny of conservative groups retired on Monday just as an IRS review board was poised to recommend she be fired.
Lois Lerner was at the centre of an uproar that shook the IRS for weeks starting in mid-May after she apologised in public for the tax agency's treatment of political groups with "Tea Party" and other conservative terms in their names.
Lois Lerner Shows Why Obama Needs to Get Rid of All Remaining Bush Appointees

http://www.politicususa.com/2013/05/22/lois-l...

no doubt.

Since: Oct 09

over here <-------->

#992048 Sep 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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That's a really stupid statement.
It will not stand up to any scrutiny, you moron.
Medical technology is the biggest driver in costs.
Fixing old people with hearts, hips, knees, lungs, kidneys, etc.
Advanced imaging and surgical tools make medicine more effective, but far more expensive than ever before.
Tort reform is a stupid idea from another time that was based on pure bullshit. It is a minor contributor to health care costs. People have a right to redress, you commie freak.
You need to pull your head out of a very dark place of unreality and denial ....
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992049 Sep 29, 2013
House Republicans may appear to observers to be pushing the government toward a shutdown, but that's not even remotely how they see it.

The GOP rank-and-file still believe that the Senate might accept and the White House might sign a one-year delay of Obamacare in exchange for two months of sequester-level spending to briefly stave off a government shutdown.

"How dare you?" Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said when reporters asked how the House would respond when the Senate rejected its offer. He grew angrier as he continued to question how one could assume the bill was dead on arrival in the Democratic-controlled Senate.

"I have never foreseen a government shutdown and I continue not to see a government shutdown," said Rep. Rob Woodall (R-Ga.), who was a senior Hill staffer before being elected to Congress in 2010. "The Senate has plenty of time to deal with this. This is good, common middle ground that is in this package. I think we're gonna get a big bipartisan vote in the House. I think we're gonna get a big vote in the Senate too."

Voters in survey after survey overwhelmingly say Republicans will be to blame for any shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has repeatedly said that all GOP attempts to attach Obamacare changes to a government funding bill will be rejected out of hand. President Barack Obama has consistently promised a veto.

Yet it hasn't penetrated. House Republicans' inability to recognize the same reality as voters and their opponents has made it virtually impossible to come to a deal.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/29/hous...

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#992050 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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KMA?
"real dumb"
You are dense are you not. One more time the meaning of KMA"
K indly
M ontana University
A lum
Peace
KMA

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#992051 Sep 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Lois Lerner Shows Why Obama Needs to Get Rid of All Remaining Bush Appointees
http://www.politicususa.com/2013/05/22/lois-l...
no doubt.
"[T]he tougher scrutiny meted out to conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status [was] the result of overworked employees struggling to cope with a flood of applications, rather than a partisan effort." - Outgoing IRS chief Steven Miller

LOL...no doubt.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#992052 Sep 29, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, it demonstrates the unpopularity of the program to the cretins in America. The lack of enrollment by these people will NOT increase the program deficit. It MAY increase costs for those who are insured because the more that enroll the lower the costs but it won't affect the funding.
The only way someone who doesn't obtain health insurance affects funding of the Affordable Care Act is with the payment of penalties...that actually increases the programs surplus.
Are you calling the poverty-stricken uninsured "cretins"?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#992053 Sep 29, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, it demonstrates the unpopularity of the program to the cretins in America. The lack of enrollment by these people will NOT increase the program deficit. It MAY increase costs for those who are insured because the more that enroll the lower the costs but it won't affect the funding.
The only way someone who doesn't obtain health insurance affects funding of the Affordable Care Act is with the payment of penalties...that actually increases the programs surplus.
There are only taxes...penalties have been ruled unconstitutional by SCOTUS.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#992054 Sep 29, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
Obamacare, the most sweeping health care program created in a half century, will still leave a projected 31 million people without insurance by 2023.
So, when will the cries for socialized medicine start?
...very soon...

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