Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1234764 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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Since: Dec 08

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#1007399 Oct 19, 2013
We had to have it...

"Premiums for young healthy people will jump in 45 states under Obamacare"

http://washingtonexaminer.com/premiums-for-yo...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1007400 Oct 19, 2013
Who Lost the Shutdown Matters

The willingness of Cruz to cynically call conservatives to arms this fall on behalf of a strategy that never had a prayer of success calls into question his judgment. Republicans cannot run the government with only control of the House of Representatives. The attempt to defund ObamaCare could not succeed and Cruz knew it. The fact that President Obama had been daring, even begging the GOP to try it, should have tipped off the conservative base that not only could it not work, but that it would materially damage their cause. And, to one’s great surprise (including Cruz), that’s exactly what happened.

But in the aftermath of the disaster, Cruz and some of the conservative talking heads on radio and TV who urged Republicans to go down this path are not taking responsibility for their mistake. Instead, they are blaming the surrender on other conservatives, especially Senate Republicans, for not blindly following Cruz. Others even insist that the GOP should have continued to hold out in the hope that the Democrats would crack, even if that meant extending the shutdown and even brushing up against the danger of a default.

To put it mildly, this is bunk.

Yes, there were plenty of Republican senators that warned that the tactic couldn’t work and urged the House GOP caucus not to try it. And they continued to call for compromise and demand that President Obama negotiate with the Republicans to end the standoff. But to assert, as Cruz and some Tea Partiers do, that it was this factor that enabled Obama to prevail is worse than instant revisionist history; it is an exercise in the sort of magical thinking that conservatives have always associated more with utopian liberals and Marxists than their own movement.

Even if no Republican had dared to mention that Emperor Cruz wasn’t wearing any clothes that wouldn’t have made President Obama any more willing to bend to the GOP’s will. He had no reason to do so since the longer the shutdown and the closer to default the nation got, the more blame his opponents would get for the disagreement.

Yes, part of this is a function of the liberal bias of the mainstream media. Life, especially for conservatives in Washington, is unfair. But it is difficult to blame even a biased media for the fact that some conservatives were willing to play Russian roulette with the economy, even if their motivation was a good cause like stopping ObamaCare.

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/10/18/...

if you economy killing conservatives won't listen to other conservatives, who will you listen to? FOX? Limbaugh? those aren't conservatives, those are entertainers. and what have they done for you today? helped you look the fool? and how's that working out for you? what excuse will you use when the GOP loses the House? voter fraud? polls? MSM? get real. if it happens you have no one to blame but yourself.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1007401 Oct 19, 2013
killtaker wrote:
We had to have it...
"Premiums for young healthy people will jump in 45 states under Obamacare"
http://washingtonexaminer.com/premiums-for-yo...
Heritage?

lol
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1007402 Oct 19, 2013
Captn Morgan wrote:
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Dodd/Frank sent us over the cliff. Two self absorbed leftie socialists. GWB just wasn't swift enough to see through it...
Hah, you're half right__GWB wasn't swift.

Everyone here knows what sent us over the cliff__except your stupid azz I see.

Since: Dec 08

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#1007403 Oct 19, 2013
Liberals are finally free...

dope taxes...equal personal freedom!

"..., these taxes will make the retail cost of cannabis 58 percent higher than it would otherwise be"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacobsullum/2013/...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1007404 Oct 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Heritage?
lol
Well to be fair__those young folks who have never purchased health insurance before will experience an increase.

These tea party clowns will repeat anything even remotely negative won't they?

Since: Dec 08

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#1007405 Oct 19, 2013
Where are Muslims taking their children?

"Muslims Gang Rape 12-Year-Old Norwegian Girl, Get Community Service"

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/musl...
Lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1007406 Oct 19, 2013
killtaker wrote:
I love Science!
.edu!!!!!
"Children Imitate Adult Behaviors"
Whether it is smoking...
Abandonment...
Stealing...
and of course these...
Imagine if we taught our kids these...
"Thou shalt not kill...
Thou shalt not steal...
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house..."
Racism, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny,

Imagine if you taught your children not to be all of the above
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007407 Oct 19, 2013
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Barack Obama

Since: Dec 08

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#1007408 Oct 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Heritage?
lol
You should take the time and read of the comments underneath the articles on Huffpuff/Daily Kos...and then do that at Heritage...read several...

then come back and tell us what you find...

Since: Dec 08

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#1007410 Oct 19, 2013
Lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Racism, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny,
Imagine if you taught your children not to be all of the above
I bet you taught your son how to wear a dress!!!!!!!
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007411 Oct 19, 2013
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
Barack Obama

THE LIES FROM THE PIT OF HELL!!!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1007412 Oct 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Well to be fair__those young folks who have never purchased health insurance before will experience an increase.
These tea party clowns will repeat anything even remotely negative won't they?
ObamaKKKare is based on the young and healthy being forced to support the old and sick...like you....
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007413 Oct 19, 2013
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt.
Barack Obama

Since: May 13

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#1007414 Oct 19, 2013
Teabaggers have maxed out. You'll never even have a majority of your own party. All you can do is sabotage the American economy. You have nothing to offer. All you are even capable of is obstruction. The chances of a teabagger president or holding the majority of either body of congress is ZERO!
You don't matter.
Whine away.

Since: Oct 09

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

#1007415 Oct 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Hah, you're half right__GWB wasn't swift.
Everyone here knows what sent us over the cliff__except your stupid azz I see.
I snicker at your obtuse ignorance, but admire your dedication to it.
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007416 Oct 19, 2013
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don't contract them.
Barack Obama
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007417 Oct 19, 2013
I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.
Barack Obama

Since: Dec 08

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#1007418 Oct 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Well to be fair__those young folks who have never purchased health insurance before will experience an increase.
These tea party clowns will repeat anything even remotely negative won't they?
If a law was passed to make you buy Rush Limbaugh coffee mugs would you do it?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1007419 Oct 19, 2013


SEATAC, Wash.– Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was arrested this week at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after Transportation Security Administration officials found a loaded gun in his luggage.

Russell was arrested Wednesday night as he attempted to go through security. Airport spokesman Perry Cooper confirmed Friday night that Russell was cited for having a weapon in a prohibited area. Russell's gun was confiscated and he was released.

Russell's gun was a .38-caliber pistol and was loaded with six rounds, according to a TSA spokesman. He was turned over to Port of Seattle police and there were no disruptions at the airport.

The 79-year-old Russell has lived in the Seattle area for decades. He was an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and coached the Seattle SuperSonics from 1973-77.

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