Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1250013 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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No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#998777 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Conservative Columnist: Campaign Against Obamacare Is 'Suicide Of The Right'
Conservative columnist John Podhoretz wrote in a New York Post op-ed published Wednesday that Republican lawmakers are doing "significant damage" to their party's already tarnished reputation by assuming the American public supports their campaign against Obamacare.
Podhoretz's column, titled "Suicide of the Right," points out that poll numbers showing Americans disapprove of Obamacare, combined with the data point that twice as many Americans identify themselves as conservative rather than liberal, have incorrectly led the GOP to assume a "silent majority" backs their strategy.
From the op-ed:
If ObamaCare had been as unpopular as conservatives believed, their plan for the shutdown — that there would be a public uprising to force Democratic senators in close races in 2014 to defund it — would’ve worked. It didn’t. Not a single senator budged.
Their tactic failed, and now what they are left with is House Speaker John Boehner basically begging the president of the United States to negotiate with him.
One thing we know for sure is that it’s not an equal fight, this fight between a man who received 65 million votes nationwide and a man who received 246,000 votes in one congressional district in Ohio.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/conserv...
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It's the culture...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#998778 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
which you can't cite.
no matter, when it gets down to the Bush low then you'll have something to talk about. and i don't think we'll ever need to worry about it getting as low as the Republicans in Congress.
Look back through your OWN posts. You cited the AP post and gave the 37% Obama approval.

Maybe you were cutting and pasting so much that this slipped past you as it was not the type of thing you wanted to post-but you did.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

Who's dawn?

#998779 Oct 9, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
you have no clue as to how much hazardous material us used in solar panel manufacturing.
You'll have to take that up with Fenny Bate--he pretends to be the expert on solar energy. Of course, he also pretends to be straight and ambulatory.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#998780 Oct 9, 2013
Suicide of the Right

Every piece of evidence we have so far on the government shutdown shows the public is blaming Republicans most of all for the standoff. On Monday, an ABC poll showed 71 percent fault the GOP; 61 percent fault Congressional Democrats; 51 percent fault President Obama.

Yes, Democrats look bad. Yes, Obama is probably doing himself no favors by saying he won’t negotiate when the public wants politicians in Washington to work together.

But Republicans look considerably worse. And for the Right, the Republican Party is the only game in town.

This is what my fellow conservatives who are acting as the enablers for irresponsible GOP politicians seem not to understand. They like this fight, because they think they’re helping to hold the line on ObamaCare and government spending. They think that they’re supported by a vast silent majority of Americans who dislike what they dislike and want what they want.

I dislike what they dislike. I want what they want. But I fear they are very, very wrong about the existence of this silent majority, and that their misperception is leading them to do significant damage to the already damaged Republican “brand.”(Forgive me for making use of that horribly overused term, but it’s the only one that fits.)

The belief that the public is with them is based on two data points: First, twice as many people say they’re conservative as say they are liberal. And second, ObamaCare is viewed unfavorably by a majority of the American people.

Both are true.

But it has been true for more than 20 years that Americans are twice as likely to call themselves conservative — and in that time Republicans have lost the popular vote in five out of six national elections. The statistic tells us little about how Americans vote or what they vote for.

http://nypost.com/2013/10/08/suicide-of-the-r...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#998781 Oct 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
The Democrats already voted to fund all of this stuff.
Republicans aid they would fund it only if the ACA was defunded & delayed.
You really need to pull your head out of your ass & blame the party that shut down the funding.
You people are beyond pathetic.
Senate Democrats haven't voted on one bill passed by the House to fund anything until this is all settled.

Are they really that stubborn? And why would they rather hurt people than to keep essential parts of government funded in order to spite Republicans?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#998782 Oct 9, 2013
A recent CNN/ORC International survey poll shows:

63% are angry at the Republicans.
57% are angry at Democrats.
53% are angry at President Obama.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/10/...

Not a wide margin against only Republicans.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#998783 Oct 9, 2013
Government shutdown for dummies

Teabaggers:
We think Obamacare is bad for America.
Obama:
I think people without health care is bad for America.
Teabaggers:
If you don't negotiate to stop Obamacare we will shut down the government.
Obama:
You wouldn't do anything that stupid.
Teabaggers:
Oh yes we would.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#998785 Oct 9, 2013
Sorry should read

The Debt ceiling is NOT a winner for Obama's NO negotiations stance
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#998786 Oct 9, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Look back through your OWN posts. You cited the AP post and gave the 37% Obama approval.
Maybe you were cutting and pasting so much that this slipped past you as it was not the type of thing you wanted to post-but you did.
why should i hide it? the poll results are on every news site on the net.

i don't have my head in the sand(GOP blamed for shutdown!) like you guys do. and i don't need to lie(Obama blamed for shutdown!) to make my 'point'. i may get sarcastically disingenuous at times, but not one of you has ever caught me in a lie. can you all say the same about yourselves?

no. the dittoheads and FOXbots have to lie. the truth is not something they want to deal with.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#998787 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Suicide of the Right
Every piece of evidence we have so far on the government shutdown shows the public is blaming Republicans most of all for the standoff. On Monday, an ABC poll showed 71 percent fault the GOP; 61 percent fault Congressional Democrats; 51 percent fault President Obama.
Yes, Democrats look bad. Yes, Obama is probably doing himself no favors by saying he won’t negotiate when the public wants politicians in Washington to work together.
But Republicans look considerably worse. And for the Right, the Republican Party is the only game in town.
This is what my fellow conservatives who are acting as the enablers for irresponsible GOP politicians seem not to understand. They like this fight, because they think they’re helping to hold the line on ObamaCare and government spending. They think that they’re supported by a vast silent majority of Americans who dislike what they dislike and want what they want.
I dislike what they dislike. I want what they want. But I fear they are very, very wrong about the existence of this silent majority, and that their misperception is leading them to do significant damage to the already damaged Republican “brand.”(Forgive me for making use of that horribly overused term, but it’s the only one that fits.)
The belief that the public is with them is based on two data points: First, twice as many people say they’re conservative as say they are liberal. And second, ObamaCare is viewed unfavorably by a majority of the American people.
Both are true.
But it has been true for more than 20 years that Americans are twice as likely to call themselves conservative — and in that time Republicans have lost the popular vote in five out of six national elections. The statistic tells us little about how Americans vote or what they vote for.
http://nypost.com/2013/10/08/suicide-of-the-r...
Obama's government shutdown proves just how brownshirt the USA has become since obama, denying peoples freedom, controlling peoples lives, and denying people their rights..

It's the culture...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#998788 Oct 9, 2013
Pew Research poll shows:

39% blame Republicans.
36% blame Obama.
17% blame both.

http://www.people-press.org/2013/09/23/blame-...

The gap blaming primarily Republicans is quickly narrowing.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

Oklahoma City, OK

#998790 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Conservative Columnist: Campaign Against Obamacare Is 'Suicide Of The Right'
Conservative columnist John Podhoretz wrote in a New York Post op-ed published Wednesday that Republican lawmakers are doing "significant damage" to their party's already tarnished reputation by assuming the American public supports their campaign against Obamacare.
Podhoretz's column, titled "Suicide of the Right," points out that poll numbers showing Americans disapprove of Obamacare, combined with the data point that twice as many Americans identify themselves as conservative rather than liberal, have incorrectly led the GOP to assume a "silent majority" backs their strategy.
From the op-ed:
If ObamaCare had been as unpopular as conservatives believed, their plan for the shutdown — that there would be a public uprising to force Democratic senators in close races in 2014 to defund it — would’ve worked. It didn’t. Not a single senator budged.
Their tactic failed, and now what they are left with is House Speaker John Boehner basically begging the president of the United States to negotiate with him.
One thing we know for sure is that it’s not an equal fight, this fight between a man who received 65 million votes nationwide and a man who received 246,000 votes in one congressional district in Ohio.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/conserv...
If talkingspointsmemo told you to eat a pile of schit would you do it?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#998791 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Conservative Columnist: Campaign Against Obamacare Is 'Suicide Of The Right'
Conservative columnist John Podhoretz wrote in a New York Post op-ed published Wednesday that Republican lawmakers are doing "significant damage" to their party's already tarnished reputation by assuming the American public supports their campaign against Obamacare.
Podhoretz's column, titled "Suicide of the Right," points out that poll numbers showing Americans disapprove of Obamacare, combined with the data point that twice as many Americans identify themselves as conservative rather than liberal, have incorrectly led the GOP to assume a "silent majority" backs their strategy.
From the op-ed:
If ObamaCare had been as unpopular as conservatives believed, their plan for the shutdown — that there would be a public uprising to force Democratic senators in close races in 2014 to defund it — would’ve worked. It didn’t. Not a single senator budged.
Their tactic failed, and now what they are left with is House Speaker John Boehner basically begging the president of the United States to negotiate with him.
One thing we know for sure is that it’s not an equal fight, this fight between a man who received 65 million votes nationwide and a man who received 246,000 votes in one congressional district in Ohio.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/conserv...
Some may recall that John Podhoretz was the idol of our very own fred of Milford.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#998793 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Suicide of the Right
Every piece of evidence we have so far on the government shutdown shows the public is blaming Republicans most of all for the standoff. On Monday, an ABC poll showed 71 percent fault the GOP; 61 percent fault Congressional Democrats; 51 percent fault President Obama.
Yes, Democrats look bad. Yes, Obama is probably doing himself no favors by saying he won’t negotiate when the public wants politicians in Washington to work together.
But Republicans look considerably worse. And for the Right, the Republican Party is the only game in town.
This is what my fellow conservatives who are acting as the enablers for irresponsible GOP politicians seem not to understand. They like this fight, because they think they’re helping to hold the line on ObamaCare and government spending. They think that they’re supported by a vast silent majority of Americans who dislike what they dislike and want what they want.
I dislike what they dislike. I want what they want. But I fear they are very, very wrong about the existence of this silent majority, and that their misperception is leading them to do significant damage to the already damaged Republican “brand.”(Forgive me for making use of that horribly overused term, but it’s the only one that fits.)
The belief that the public is with them is based on two data points: First, twice as many people say they’re conservative as say they are liberal. And second, ObamaCare is viewed unfavorably by a majority of the American people.
Both are true.
But it has been true for more than 20 years that Americans are twice as likely to call themselves conservative — and in that time Republicans have lost the popular vote in five out of six national elections. The statistic tells us little about how Americans vote or what they vote for.
http://nypost.com/2013/10/08/suicide-of-the-r...
O'bama should do himself a favor and quit babbling when he is high on what ever it is he takes. Most think he is high on the wacky weed, but I do not. All sides commented on the president yesterday-he was on something. Do you think the medicated president should really be talking to the people when he is obviously as medicated as he is. I found it to be disgusting. He is not in his right mind. I have heard that he is on anti-depressants, pretty obvious after his talk yesterday. Maybe O'bama is suicidal. It is a side effect you know.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#998794 Oct 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
why should i hide it? the poll results are on every news site on the net.
i don't have my head in the sand(GOP blamed for shutdown!) like you guys do. and i don't need to lie(Obama blamed for shutdown!) to make my 'point'. i may get sarcastically disingenuous at times, but not one of you has ever caught me in a lie. can you all say the same about yourselves?
no. the dittoheads and FOXbots have to lie. the truth is not something they want to deal with.
The longer the government stays shutdown, more the blame falls on our fearless leader, commander and chief obama...

facebook hates obamacare: Read the hate-filled posts and see ads pandering to blacks and hispanics... https://www.facebook.com/Healthcare.gov...

Obama's Selective shutdowns anyone??

Obama: Close all National Parks. All folk or anyone living on federal land needs to pack up and get out. Yeah, that includes you-Obama...
http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/226557661.html

Go Middle Class!! Go Truckers!! Go Bikers!!
https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstituti...

Obama suspend death benefits for America's fallen soldiers and war heroes...

Obama's government shutdown proves just how brownshirt the USA has become since comrade obama, denying peoples freedom, controlling peoples lives, and denying people their rights..

Tear down this Wall Obama...

Where's George Bush when you need him?

When the Tea Party Patriots take back the country, you commies, brown shirts and moochers will need to learn and fish or cut bait...

It's the culture...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#998796 Oct 9, 2013
I see yeah hoo/usmsincenever made it back to Hawai'i in a matter of minutes last night. ROTFLMAO.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#998798 Oct 9, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Nice summary of the closures of this shut down.
Too bad most of it is pure bullshyt.

Ignert right wingers sure love those chain emails don't they???
tell_it_like_it_ IS

Oklahoma City, OK

#998799 Oct 9, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You'll have to take that up with Fenny Bate--he pretends to be the expert on solar energy. Of course, he also pretends to be straight and ambulatory.
Take a child to a museum and he/she will take their child to a museum....
Where did your mommy take you Leosnana?
Where do you take your children leosnana?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#998801 Oct 9, 2013
Associated Press-GFK survey shows only 37% approve of Obama's job performance; 53% disapprove.

Both Republican House Speaker John Boehner and Democrat Senate Majority Leader share a dismal 18% favorability rating.

It isn't over yet. The president's refusal to negotiate over the debt ceiling is right around the corner.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#998803 Oct 9, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Some may recall that John Podhoretz was the idol of our very own fred of Milford.
Realtime all the time bent over and punked by No Surprize someone or something always something stuck in your deranged ass, eating someone elses shit, you looking like an ignorant idiot you dumbass....

The hazards of being a deranged demokRAT you loser...

It's the culture...

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