Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1497581 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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hahaobama

Waterbury, CT

#992662 Sep 30, 2013
I love how the liberal obama supporter is happy with the destruction of Americans at the hands of the US government headed by the preident with many names and questionable birth this president is the first for everything good or bad and he loves it because the butler will still bring him his meals he doesnt have to worry about healthcare speaking of obamacare I want for all Americans and Illegal Entrants the same care that obama and his family gets thats the obamacare I want is the president better than the people that elected him how much does he pay for health insurance one thing I know republican or democrat the president is still the president hold him to the same standards we hold ball players coaches, managers, General Managers the league sucks president obama politicans keep asking us to do their jobs after the election is over you passed the interview you have the job get busy ok FU we hired you to solve problems i dont care if you smoke i dont care if your are scared of your wife thats a personal problem i dont care about your kids i have my own to admire
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#992663 Sep 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you think individual plans are not going to follow the guidelines set out by the group plans? Good luck with that.
They didn't before, why would they now?

They really need to DROP the COMMIE-Tax and fine parts.

Young, healthy people deserve WAY BETTER than just handing out dollars every month for NOTHING.

And so do the WORKING class folks, AND businesses, that already PAY their fair shares.

Time to CAP and curb the fweeriding sectors.

WAY past due actually.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992664 Sep 30, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow!! I'm looking over the past posts, and the sad fact of the matter is: nobody seems to like you, or value what you're trying to say.
If I were you, I'd seriously reconsider whether I should continue on. Not just on topix mind you, but overall. Go downtown, score some oxy, and take that last final ride on down to chimp heaven....:-)
I have no desire or need to have you Reichtards value what I have to say. Unlike you, I'm not here seeking acceptance. I'm here to be the voice of truth in a sea of Reichtard lunacy. You people really are a pathetic lot.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992665 Sep 30, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! poor wolfie. so afraid... as usual!
Yes, they are afraid. Very afraid. They lash out like cornered animals.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#992666 Sep 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL. NOW, you really are getting desperate. Your immaturity raises its ugly head every time you are boxed into a corner by FACTS.
FACT

It will STILL be cheaper for many to go to a docs-even once a month for a YEAR-and PAY the office fee up front.

NOTHING accomplished equals NOTHING.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#992667 Sep 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
I have no desire or need to have you Reichtards value what I have to say. Unlike you, I'm not here seeking acceptance. I'm here to be the voice of truth in a sea of Reichtard lunacy. You people really are a pathetic lot.
TRUTH

FACT

It will STILL be cheaper for many to go to a docs-even once a month for a YEAR-and PAY the office fee up front.

NOTHING accomplished equals NOTHING.
hahaobama

Waterbury, CT

#992668 Sep 30, 2013
Also mr. president we lived together as racists before and we will still live together as racists long after you are gone please dont turn America into bosnia

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#992669 Sep 30, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
That sounds like DemoKKKrats refused to negotiate.
"John Galt"
Do you know why democrats refused to negotiate on nobamakare? For one reason and one reason only, they fear/know republicans will control both the house and senate in 2014 and they know darn well when it comes up before that congress it will go no where.
Peace
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992670 Sep 30, 2013
Ted Cruz and Other GOP Congressmen Lose by Acting Like Winners

Acting like they won the last election may be fun for Republicans like Ted Cruz, but it’s terrible politics. Just ask the Democrats.

In the days leading up to last November’s election, I remember thinking it odd that, despite the polls, so many Republicans were so certain that Mitt Romney would win. Turns out that wasn’t the strange part. The strange part is that almost a year later, many in the GOP think he actually did.

This March, Ted Cruz told the Dallas Morning News that his “biggest surprise” since entering the Senate “has been the defeatist attitude of many Republicans in Washington.” Cruz found this odd since “I believe we are winning the argument.”

Evidently it didn’t dawn on Cruz that the reason his fellow Republicans seemed “defeatist” was that their party had been, well, defeated. For the second time, Barack Obama had handily dispatched their presidential nominee. Once again, Democrats had held the Senate. Even in the House, where Republicans enjoyed a majority, Democrats had won the popular vote. Cruz may have believed that Republicans were “winning the argument” but he forgot that in our political system, we have a handy way to check. They’re called elections.

The good news, from Cruz’s perspective, is that in the six months since he uttered those words, he and his fellow Tea Partiers have convinced their party’s leaders to stop worrying about trifles like the elections of 2008 and 2012, both of which focused obsessively on Barack Obama’s ideas about health care. Notwithstanding the polls showing that most Americans don’t want Obamacare repealed, especially if it means shutting down the government, today’s Republicans have decided that the American people are on their side.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992671 Sep 30, 2013
What we’re witnessing today in the GOP is not positive thinking. It’s entitlement. As Cruz himself has explained, the young firebrands now dictating the Republican Party’s direction are “children of Reagan.” Having come of age under a popular conservative president, they refuse to believe that “Reaganism” does not sell anymore.(Actually, genuine “Reaganism”--as practiced by the guy who repeatedly raised taxes, preserved social security, appointed pro-choice Supreme Court justices and amnestied illegal immigrants--would be left-wing heresy in today’s GOP). And, so far, no amount of election defeats will dissuade them.

The best precedent for all this is what happened to Democrats in the 70s and 80s. Again and again during those decades, the party suffered crushing defeats at the hands of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. But liberal politicians and activists, having come of age during the glory days of Roosevelt, Truman, and Kennedy, could not accept that they must accommodate themselves to the nation’s new conservative mood. And so liberals ignored the public by switching their focus to the courts—and urging liberal judges to enact the regulatory and cultural agenda that had been repudiated at the ballot box.

It didn’t end well. By refusing to heed the public will, liberals gained a reputation for elitism. And for two decades, the illusion that liberals could push the policy agenda left even as the electorate was moving right kept Democrats from making the ideological compromises necessary to win.

That’s where Republicans are today. Having failed to kill Obamacare in the courts, they’re trying to cripple it with a permanent filibuster in the Senate and a rule that only legislation backed by a majority of Republicans can be allowed to pass the House. Both gambits give legislators who represent a small minority of the electorate the ability to act as if they represent the majority. And both gambits will only solidify the GOP’s image as intolerant, arrogant, and extreme.

Last week, a guy named John McCain remarked that as much as Republicans dislike it, on the subject of health care,“elections have consequences." Another fellow, Mitt Romney, suggested that the GOP pursue a different path.“The other [option],” for eliminating Obamacare, he ventured,“would be potentially working hard to get Republicans elected.” Kill-joys. As Ted Cruz has realized, working hard to make sure Republicans don’t get elected is much more fun.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09...
Democratic USA

United States

#992672 Sep 30, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
NOTHING accomplished equals NOTHING.
just like bush uh fool?

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992673 Sep 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
White House Petition: Designate GOP 'A Terrorist Organization' Over Looming Debt Standoff
"Designate the Republican party a terrorist organization for repeatedly threatening the full faith & credit of the U.S.A.... since repeatedly threatening to default on the full faith and credit of the United States over and over again every time you don't get what you want is essentially economic terrorism,"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/30/whit...
"Arrest and prosecute the House GOP for treason." It's about time!!!

Sign the petition now:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/des...
Nat Turner

Philippines

#992674 Sep 30, 2013
Whats wrong with you crackers? You're the dogs so we threw you the bones so stop barking! If you dont like it go move to Gookville China!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992675 Sep 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
"Arrest and prosecute the House GOP for treason." It's about time!!!
Sign the petition now:
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/des...
done and done.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992676 Sep 30, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"useless4ever"
Did congress and the unions whine and cry to get their exemption?
Peace
KMA
What exemptions would that be?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#992677 Sep 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
What exemptions would that be?
not this one.

The Obamacare Non-Exemption

Congressional employees aren’t receiving a “special handout.”

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/359742/...
READ THE DAMN BILL

Smithfield, NC

#992678 Sep 30, 2013
How many pages of regulations for ‘Obamacare’?

Posted by Glenn Kessler at 06:00 AM ET, 05/15/2013

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell points to a stack of papers representing what he claimed to be the regulations associated with President Obama's health-care law as he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15.(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

“Obamacare is fully implemented January 1st, even though the regulations haven’t been written yet. And Brian, we’ve got 33,000 pages of regulations that they’ve already written. If we stacked it up here, it would be seven feet tall.”

— Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), speaking on “Fox and Friends,” May 13, 2013

“Implementation has also become a bureaucratic nightmare, with some 159 new government agencies, boards and programs busily enforcing the roughly 20,000 pages of rules and regulations already associated with this law.”

— Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), on the third anniversary of the law’s passage, March 22, 2013

This column has been updated

Rep. Richard Hudson this week offered such an astonishing figure — 33,000 pages of “Obamacare” regulations!— that we immediately wanted to know more.

But it turns out that Hudson got a little bit ahead of himself. An aide said that he misspoke and meant to say 13,000 pages.“Whether it is 13,000, 22,000 or 33,000, it is too many,” the aide added.

But then it turns out that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has actually tweeted a photograph of this stack of paper. By his math, the Obama administration has issued 20,000 pages of regulations “associated” with the new law.

I WILL TELL YOU THAT HAS LOST THEIR DAMN MIND IS THE PEOPLE THAT SUPPORT OBAMA CARE,VOTE OUT THE GOP
AND DEM WHO SUPPORTS THIS BILL 20,0000 PAGES!
READ THE DAMN BILL EVERONE!http://www.washingtonp ost.com/blogs/fact-checker/pos t/how-many-pages-of-regulation s-for-obamacare/2013/05/14/61e ec914-bcf9-11e2-9b09-1638acc39 42e_blog.html

LOOK OUT THE PIC AND HAVE A GOOD NIGHT*****
Wow

United States

#992679 Sep 30, 2013
It's crazy how conversations on this site go!!

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#992680 Sep 30, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Obviously the Coast Guard is a navy.
Obviously the Coast Guard is not part of the Navy.
The Constitution states Congress has the authority "To provide and maintain a navy;"
Obviously, Congress used its authority to create the USN and the USCG, with functions as defined by Congress, in accordance with the authority the Constitution granted Congress.
You clowns know as much about what's in the Constitution as Obama. Nothing.
Your ignorance is legendary.

"To provide and maintain a Navy", you take to mean "To provide a Navy and Coast Guard". In what world does that make sense??

That is both stupid and against conservative belliefs: that the Constitution is a 'dead' document, not subject to interpretation, only to be seen thru the actual words of the Founders.

The words say Navy, you idiot. Nothing about anything else.

You think you understand the Constitution, but you're too dumb to comprehend the meaning or intent of the actual verbiage.

You're in way over your head with your lame arguments, as usual.

I expect nothing less from nitwits like you who use the word 'obvious' ad nauseam, yet fail to provide any verifiable support of your silly claims of what is obvious.

What's obvious is that you're a bloviating moron of the highest order. And an admitted 'birfer' to boot!!

A terrifying combination of ignorance and hatredis what you are.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#992681 Sep 30, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>This from a Nation of Islam member--you can't hide behind your burka forever--eventually we will have laws in this country too--you will be unmasked.
No, we (the United States of America) are not going to let you radical zionist dictate our laws.

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