Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1460232 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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Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1001179 Oct 11, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Some urban legends die hard and this is one of them.
Heritage ditched the idea when they found it was unworkable.
A state run program is very different from the Feds grabbing control of the Insurance industry which was previously a state issue.
I didn't think Heritage is considered conservative at this time. Isn't it Libertarian?
I know what I am posting.
lol!

"Refusing to post links to back up your claims contrary to history is not an argument -it is waving the white flag." - whatever
LCNLin

United States

#1001180 Oct 11, 2013
Senate Republicans gathered to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House amid green shoots of optimism that an end to the federal government's shutdown could be within reach.

The Senate GOP met with the president after a late-Thursday meeting between top House Republicans and Obama jump-started hopes of an end to the stalemate that threatened a default on the national debt, and a federal government shutdown that extended into its 11th day on Friday.

The Senate Republicans' meeting included moderates who have been working to craft an agreement to reopen the government, as well as conservative firebrands like Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who delivered an unflinching defense of his role in the government shutdown before a gathering of conservative activists hours before the meeting.

The meeting between Obama and his chief Republican adversaries in the House on Thursday prompted a sharp change in tone from the acrimony that had come to define fiscal negotiations in Washington over the past few months.

According to the latest NBC/WSJ poll, the shutdown has been a political disaster. One in three say the shutdown has directly impacted their lives, and 65 percent say the shutdown is doing quite a bit of harm to the economy. NBC's Chuck Todd reports.

GOP negotiators worked with Obama administration aides through the night to cobble together a short-term agreement to both extend the nation's borrowing authority and reinstate funding for vital government operations. If both of those conditions are met, Obama has said he would then -- and only then -- be willing to engage in broader fiscal negotiations with Republicans.

Republicans were said to be offering a six-week extension of government borrowing, and perhaps a reinstatement of government funding -- the second of which Obama demanded on top of an initial Republican offer on Thursday to only raise the debt limit. Democrats are wary, though, of such a short extension in the debt limit, and Republicans in the Senate may offer their own alternative plan.

The stakes from the talks are high on several fronts. Financial markets have nervously watched Washington for signs of an agreement that would avoid default on the national debt by Oct. 17, the deadline by which Congress must extend the government's borrowing authority.

The fiscal standoff also had broad political implications, as well. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday found that unfavorable opinion of the Republican Party had reached all-time highs, and that 70 percent of Americans disapproved of the way in which Republicans in Congress were handling the budget standoff.

The pressure from Wall Street, combined with sharply changing public opinion against the GOP, has helped prompt Republican leaders' recent work toward reaching an ad

Republican leaders appeared cautiously optimistic late Thursday, saying that a 90 minute meeting with the president was fruitful, even though both sides did not come to an agreement about a temporary hike in the debt ceiling.

"I left thinking I believe it is possible for us to get it all done," House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, said, adding that the overnight negotiations would be "critical to the success" of a deal.

“The president didn't say yes, he didn't say no,” House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told NBC News of the House proposal to raise the debt ceiling for six weeks.“It was a useful conversations. We're now going to negotiate."

Rep. Lynn Jenkins of Kansas, the vice chairman of the House GOP Conference, told CNBC that House leaders hope to have the government reopened by Monday.

The impact of the first government shutdown in 17 years was felt across America as offices were shuttered and workers were sent home after lawmakers failed to come to a deal.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1001181 Oct 11, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
How many people remember the Democrats spewing obvious lies when they vehemently objected to the obvious conclusion that there will be rationing and death panels?
Page 272. section 1145: Cancer hospital will ration care according to the patient's age. AGE 76, YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR ANY CANCER TREATMENTS.
The movie "Logan's Run" comes to mind.
Really? You believe that bull? Why don't you actually READ the act instead of posting lies from 2009? I actually thought you were smarter than that.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1001182 Oct 11, 2013
TSM wrote:
Obama/Reid tried to use the Sequester to apply as much Pain to the American People it failed because nearly 75% of Americans Say Sequester Hasn't Impacted Them!!
So now they moved on to Round Two ‘Shutdown’ their tactic is Clear to maximize the Pain, break the Backs of those whom refuse to Bow at the Altar of Government… It Will Fail!!
The Dems are one point from matching their all time low.

No it isn't working. People will still hate Obamacare.

That maximum pain is causing embarrassment to their party.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1001183 Oct 11, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny thing is, she always thinks what she post something important. Comedy channel, indeed.
She has the indignation to post facts, fiction and opinions all at the same time without distinction.

Only when challenged might she come clean.

It's funny to watch!
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1001184 Oct 11, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Vaginas aren't good at facts. They just spew nasty mucous.
I am absolutely positive that is true of the many you munch in your cell block.....

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1001185 Oct 11, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
Page 425, line 4-12: The government mandates advance-care planning consultations. Those on Social Security will be required to attend an "end-of-life planning" seminar every five years.
The government wants you to completely understand that when you are old and become ill, your life won't be funded for the next year.
Again, the movie "Logan's Run" comes to mind.
The movie Dumber and Dumber comes to mind.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1001186 Oct 11, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
Nobama still in line for food stamps today?
Probably having his pressure sores treated. Sitting for 16 hrs per day is rough business.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1001187 Oct 11, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Dems already have son.
They've already tried reasoning with them...
They've already tried working with them...
And cons keep pushing the boundaries like children...
Then taking credit when a deal is stuck, but being silent when the penalties are implemented.
And I've lost patience with Obama with all this negotiating.... until now.
Cons had the time to work this crisis out.... especially Boehner. Cons have been nothing but obstructionist and now they've molded themselves to be political terrorists.
Regardless of what you claim, it's about time they understand... no negotiating with terrorists!!1
O'bama is going down in flames--you are correct the conservatives and the republicans should not be negotiating. When the contributing members of the Republican party head for the finish line, the old-guard Republicans are lined up near the finish line trying to trip them. They should be trying to trip O'bama and pray he will not get up.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1001188 Oct 11, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
This is a good example of the Alinsky rule in action.
The Dems know that Obamacare cannot be implemented as written --with the exception of Reid and Pelosi probably. They know the exchange website is a train wreck. They know that premiums have increased.
So do they vote to correct the problems or at least delay it for a year.
Nope? They decide to make the shut down the issue idiotically thinking this will help them in a year from now election.
It was a stupid use of the rule as most people will still be unhappy with Obamacare a year from now.
Just like Saul Alinsky instructs, you have to create the problem before you can propose the solution.
Laney F

Jamaica, NY

#1001189 Oct 11, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
It sure got your attention, getting deep inside your hollow head.
That makes you the whining moron!!
No worries. Hollow head? Maybe there's some kind of training center to become a Professional Victim, so I can qualify for all kinds of government handouts including a free cell phone and vote for a racist, divisive, appeasing, community organizer with no experience next election.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1001190 Oct 11, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Some urban legends die hard and this is one of them.
Heritage ditched the idea when they found it was unworkable.
A state run program is very different from the Feds grabbing control of the Insurance industry which was previously a state issue.
I didn't think Heritage is considered conservative at this time. Isn't it Libertarian?
I know what I am posting.
"I know what I am posting." BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Really?? Like your stupidity in saying the Heritage Foundation is Libertarian??

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""How the Heritage Foundation, a Conservative Think Tank, Promoted the Individual Mandate""

""ROMNEY: Actually, Newt, we got the idea of an individual mandate from you.

GINGRICH: That’s not true. You got it from the Heritage Foundation.

ROMNEY: Yes, we got it from you, and you got it from the Heritage Foundation and from you.

GINGRICH: Wait a second. What you just said is not true. You did not get that from me. You got it from the Heritage Foundation.

ROMNEY: And you never supported them?

GINGRICH: I agree with them, but I’m just saying, what you said to this audience just now plain wasn’t true.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/201...

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All you did is prove that a talking vagina doesn't know how to fact check, instead you spew stinky mucous.

And you're so lame, you get caught in your ignorance.

It's the Cato Institute that is Libertarian, Miss Vagina.
LCNLin

United States

#1001191 Oct 11, 2013
For Republicans, the last 10 days have felt like falling down a darkened elevator shaft: You want to hit bottom, but wonder about the odds of survival.

In what has become an almost daily occurrence, Thursday night brought another poll showing the damage the party has suffered as a result of the government shutdown. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that the party’s popularity had dropped and Americans were far more likely to blame them for the goings-on in Washington than their Democratic opponents.

A recap:

--Only 24% of Americans had a favorable view of Republicans, the lowest figure in the poll’s multi-year history and four percentage points lower than last month. Another low: only 21% had a favorable view of the tea party.

--President Obama’s standing was relatively stable, the pollsters said, moving from 45% favorable last month to 47% now, within the poll’s margin of error of 3.5 points. Democrats overall were at 39% positive, with congressional Democrats at 36%.

--70% of Americans said Republicans were putting politics ahead of what was best for the country. A lesser 51% said that about Obama.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1001192 Oct 11, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Gosh, Lily. The challenge to post the craziest things this president has said is hard to pass up. But there's so many, there isn't enough room to post them all without taking up a few pages.
LOL, go for it.

Just kidding! We are all well aware of his blunders.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1001193 Oct 11, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
You need a link to back up that is truly just your opinion.
Unfortunately for you son, you make no such distinctions.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1001194 Oct 11, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Gosh, Lily. The challenge to post the craziest things this president has said is hard to pass up. But there's so many, there isn't enough room to post them all without taking up a few pages.
give it a try, you lying sack of feces.

All you've got is stupid commie crap and 57 states, which you've used for years now.

Go for it, or admit you're a fraud.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1001195 Oct 11, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Vaginas aren't good at facts. They just spew nasty mucous.
You're a talking sockpuppet, a real nitwit. From Wethersfield, Connecticunt here all day, every day, drunk on your ass and smelling of skank lily, repeating the same stupid and smell of nonsense..

It's the culture...
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1001196 Oct 11, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
who started the vagina talk??
Duh, it was you, Miss Vagina.
Deal with it.
Blame someone else because you're the idiot nitwit...

It's the culture...

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1001197 Oct 11, 2013
Injudgement wrote:
The fact that he has two other posters showing, with judgits, that they are as stupid as he is scary. Their desperation is affecting their brains.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1001198 Oct 11, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So his company quit offering him health insurance & its Obama's fault.
If he were better informed he would know he qualified for Medicaid before he even went on line.
Medicaid is a welfare program. It's not for people who work their entire lives.

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