Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1509156 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

#1005705 Oct 16, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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It's funded on a wish and a prayer. And the hope enough young people will sign up and pay up to make "the pool" bigger for everyone else.
The House also has control of the purse strings and they get to say whatever they want about where money is going.
We're not Obama's fundamentally transformed one-party system yet.
LOL. How's that working out for them?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005706 Oct 16, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Republicans are licking their wounds and are not likely to go down this road again. As John McCain said, "An attempt to defund Obamacare is a fool's errand."
The defunding tactic was solely on principle.

Demanding Congress abide by the same law as the rest of us and delaying the individual mandate another year like corporations was common sense.

Democrats wanted nothing to do with common sense.

But, again, the Republicans were fighting on principle and can hold their heads high in 2014 because they didn't shy away from it.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

Blanchard, OK

#1005707 Oct 16, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Republicans are licking their wounds and are not likely to go down this road again. As John McCain said, "An attempt to defund Obamacare is a fool's errand."
You are cavalier aren't you?

History tells us about your type...

They rot and return to the earth....

;)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1005708 Oct 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Yeah, I'd like it too if it weren't so stupid. There is no funding for Obamacare in the CR that was given to the House, its already funded.
only if the ObamaKKKare taxes are sufficient to cover the program costs.....
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1005709 Oct 16, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Still whining, I see.
Enjoy yourself, I'm gone.
11:00 EST = "lights out" for convicts.

Not a surprise....:-)
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1005710 Oct 16, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Republicans are licking their wounds and are not likely to go down this road again. As John McCain said, "An attempt to defund Obamacare is a fool's errand."
You really believe everything you red, huh aunt jemimah?

BTW Johnny Mccan IS a fool (and we in AZ will be unloading him soon)......
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1005711 Oct 16, 2013
Lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Let us hope Wendy Davis becomes the next Gov. Of Texas!! She's phenomenal! Cruz is an opportunist. He used this crisis to raise money for himself. Good. Let him run. The republicans hate him. He can't win a general election.
Hahahah!@! PLEASE hold your breath until this comes to fruition, swilly!

That two-time divorce' skank doesnt stand a chance....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005712 Oct 16, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Good for you Lily. You can never go wrong investing in your children.
Mothers everywhere no matter what letter is beside their name agree with you and Lily.

Even fathers.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1005713 Oct 16, 2013
Ever wonder why "Ted" Cruz has chosen to go by "Ted" instead of Rafael? Is he ashamed of his heritage?

There is one person crazier than "Ted" Cruz...his dad.

Rafael Cruz: "One of the things in Obamacare is that for the elderly, every five years you must have end-of-life counseling. Translation: suicide counseling," he said.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1005714 Oct 16, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Abstract:
There was a military plan for an overthrow of the government and that except for one or two general officers, all were in agreement. The plan consists of a military ruler advised by a committee of three. The reason for the military takeover was that President Diem had failed to act in the best interests of Vietnam on the occasion of the 8 May Buddhist incident in Hue. The entire Ngo family must be eliminated but the plan did not specify whether they would be killed or merely exiled from Vietnam. When the military group assumes power over the government, elections will be announced immediately and will be held from three to six months following the takeover of power.
Next: Compareand contrast the differences between ADVISERS and actual combat personel.
NO wiki rewrites/twist and distorts of the already written wheels of TRUTH!!
some feel that the JFK assassination was payback for Kennedy ordering the Diem assassination...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1005715 Oct 16, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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I only wish Romney hadn't been a Mormon because it is out of the mainstream of what most people believe and it hurt him politically.
I voted for him twice.
So did I step on your foot by accident or something?
Or are you just cranky today?
most people do not believe in literal interpretation of the Bible, including just about everybody with at least high school education...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005716 Oct 16, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Norquist: Defund Obamacare Pushers Owe Fellow GOPers 'A Big Apology'
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/norquis...
They did exactly what they were elected to do by their constituents.

They also were looking ahead knowing Democrats will soon have to defend what can't be defended. They can at least say, "Don't look at us. We were the ones looking out for you."

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005717 Oct 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Representative Raul Ruiz (D-CA) voted to delay the individual mandate and is running for his political life away from ObamaKKKare.
That's one smart Democrat.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1005718 Oct 16, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I didn't wonder at all. They knew it would be a losing battle to compete against California's biggest insurers Kaiser Permanente, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California.
Kaiser is not an insurance company....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005719 Oct 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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most people do not believe in literal interpretation of the Bible, including just about everybody with at least high school education...
If you really read the scriptures in Genesis and Ezekiel, it's hard not to interpret that UFOs took people in biblical times "up into the clouds".

After Moses returned from "the clouds" after 40 days, his face was so "luminous" and glowed that he had to cover it just to keep from frightening the people.

The description of Ezekiel seeing a "wheel within a wheel" in the sky that "shown like polished brass" is so detailed, it's amazing to me so many Christians simply deny it was a UFO.

So if you're talking about literal interpretations when it comes to what I personally believe, you're probably talking to the wrong person. Because I interpret some scriptures so literally, most Christians would think I was crazy.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005720 Oct 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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most people do not believe in literal interpretation of the Bible, including just about everybody with at least high school education...
But maybe if you gave me a specific example of what you wouldn't necessarily consider a literal interpretation...

Because I could give you several myself where symbols, parables and metaphors are not necessarily to be taken literally.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1005721 Oct 16, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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If you really read the scriptures in Genesis and Ezekiel, it's hard not to interpret that UFOs took people in biblical times "up into the clouds".
After Moses returned from "the clouds" after 40 days, his face was so "luminous" and glowed that he had to cover it just to keep from frightening the people.
The description of Ezekiel seeing a "wheel within a wheel" in the sky that "shown like polished brass" is so detailed, it's amazing to me so many Christians simply deny it was a UFO.
So if you're talking about literal interpretations when it comes to what I personally believe, you're probably talking to the wrong person. Because I interpret some scriptures so literally, most Christians would think I was crazy.
tin-foil hat brigade...

the Bible is allegorical, not historical...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005722 Oct 16, 2013
Galt, just one last comment on the subject of literal interpretations.

Love is the single most important message of the New Testament. Christ said the two greatest commandments are "love God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind" and the second "love your neighbor as yourself."

He went so far as to add "All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."

So it's really not important to get caught up and distracted by what is or isn't necessarily to be taken literally.

So that's all I have to say.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005723 Oct 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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tin-foil hat brigade...
the Bible is allegorical, not historical...
Don't be hatin' and gettin' all mad about it.

We're good.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1005724 Oct 16, 2013
Okay, let's get back to Obama's failed policies.

Just to be clear...I love the stuffin' out of him as a fellow human being. But I hate his radical ideology of total government control.

Again, just to be clear on that.

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