Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1483134 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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PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1008209 Oct 21, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Remember the song by the Jackson Five, "don't let one bad apple spoil the whole bunch, girl..."?
Same goes for any group of people.
If one charitable organization is accused of embezzlement, does that mean all charitable organizations are thieves?
There are good churches and bad ones.
I've been to both kinds too.
Just pick a good one. If you even want to go to church, I mean.
But don't become a liberal on me, flack, and broad-brush entire groups of people to fit a personal bad experience or agenda.
I'm struggling already with Galt.
Really Carol? It's liberals who broad brush whole groups of people? Maybe in your delusional little world but it's been the posters on the right who've lumped together all Muslims because of the actions of a minority. You yourself have broad brushed those who receive government benefits as lazy when in fact the majority work hard every day at low paying jobs or are disabled, elderly or children.
You're a damned hypocrite Carol.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1008210 Oct 21, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Save your pity for Obama, Reid and Pelosi. They're going to need it more than anyone else about this time next year when everyone's throwing rotten tomatoes at them and their ugly baby.
Only in your delusional, ignorant hate filled mind Carol.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#1008211 Oct 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Liberals: we can fix the world. Honest we can!
Just sit down, shut up and give us your money.
Shiningerection thinks you don't pay taxes under Republican administrations. They just pass unfunded legislation.

When was the last time Republicans passed a bill that was actually funded?
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#1008212 Oct 21, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
To all my real fellow Americans, which would consist of all on the left and in the middle keep up the good fight against ignorance and the sheep afflicted on the right. The lowlifes that continually use abortion, Gays, religion, bigotry and fear as their motives to gain power and control.
There are some very smart and informative lefties on here, I learned right away that wasting my time and energy on them with the facts was a total waste so I assume their level it doesn't prove anything but it makes me feel better. It's the only real way to communicate when you are dealing with their programmed ignorance that is imbedded into their very fiber. So long for a while...Oh yea all of you idiots on the right "Kiss my AZZ".
Each time you leave this thread the IQ average soars!

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#1008213 Oct 21, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Ted Cruz has a good shot at the 2016 nomination.
Cruz is hardly a fool and not afraid of a fight.
Fire away!!!
I hope Cruz runs. He will trash the other Republican candidates giving ammunition to Hillary in the general while forcing moderate Republicans candidates to go right to win the primary that will cause them to lose the general. Another Romney debacle in the making.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1008214 Oct 21, 2013
Study: 15 percent of American youth out of school, work.

Almost 6 million of the nations youth are idle, that's about 15% of those aged 16 to 24.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#1008215 Oct 21, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Democratic Congressman...
Congresscreep Steve Cohen (D-TN) on MSNBC...
"“We [meaning U.S. Representatives] take an oath to support the country against all enemies foreign and domestic, and these [Tea Party Republicans] are the domestic enemies.”
http://moonbattery.com/...
They did threaten the well being of this country. Either we were to defund or delay Obamacare or they would harm America.

Many Tea Party members of Congress said outright they would welcome a default.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#1008216 Oct 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Or it's perfectly ok to parade a number 10 years in the past to Bash Bush.
When the actions ten years affect today's environment, yes. It's called history, dumbass.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1008217 Oct 21, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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I wish Romney hadn't been a Mormon too. But most Christians voted for him anyway.
Romney lost for numerous and various reasons. He simply didn't want it bad enough because it was his for the taking.
The nanny state supporters were also rounded up and driven to the polls in droves.
You can't blame Christians because Romney dropped the ball in two separate debates and Democrats had the unions and ACORN picking up everyone on welfare driving them to the polls.
Pretty sure there were non-Christian conservatives who also didn't make it to the polls in 2012 for whatever reason.
Letting your inner bigot out for air again Carol? Romney lost because he was a smug egotistical plutocrat who showed no concern for the actual needs of the majority of people in this country only for his kind. He was also a bald faced liar.
The majority of Christians voted for him? How would you know that? As a Christian I can't think of a single reason why a follower of Jesus would support someone running on a platform that espoused making the wealthy even richer while balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and the middle class. The majority of Americans voted for the President; their religion has nothing to do with it.
If people were given help in getting to the polls to exercise the right to vote what's wrong with that? Just because someone is on public assistance doesn't mean they can't participate in the democratic process nitwit. By the way stupid, ACORN hasn't existed for a few years now.
A few posts ago you accused liberals of painting groups with a broad brush and you just painted Obama voters as "nanny state" supporters. You're a damned hypocrite Carol and a bald faced liar. I voted for Obama and I've worked all of my adult life. The majority of my coworkers were also Obama supporters.
Stop calling yourself a Christian Carol because your attitudes toward those less fortunate show you to be a fraud in that respect.
Ghay Ghost

South Windsor, CT

#1008218 Oct 21, 2013
To all my fellow pervs:

So long for a while... I've run out of crap to post on Topix. I've got to go back to Loma Linda for further treatment. It seems that those three-a-day Viagra pills I've been taking weren't really suppositories. Once I am unclogged I promise to return with lots of crap to post.
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#1008219 Oct 21, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I hope Cruz runs.
I hope so too, I love the way her boobs jiggle when she runs:

http://www.bing.com/images/search...
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1008220 Oct 21, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
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"pdumb"
President Bush at least served, so did his father. Did not former president Clinton bug off to England to dodge the draft? Maybe you are the stoopid one.
Peace
KMA
Yeah, in a safe stateside assignment that he was able to get due to daddy's influence. George HW did serve honorably in harm's way as did George McGovern and Daniel Enouye. No you goddamned liar Clinton did not dodge the draft. When he resigned from ROTC he made himself available but was lucky enough to have a high enough number so that he got passed by. Romney, a big draft and war supporter in college did manage to dodge the draft with a religious exemption as a Mormon missionary in France.
You're an idiot!
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1008221 Oct 21, 2013
Ghay Ghost wrote:
To all my fellow pervs:
So long for a while... I've run out of crap to post on Topix. I've got to go back to Loma Linda for further treatment. It seems that those three-a-day Viagra pills I've been taking weren't really suppositories. Once I am unclogged I promise to return with lots of crap to post.
Good luck Ghost. Be sure to bone up on narcissistic & racist epitaphs for yourself. Will you be staying in the Bonehead section?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1008222 Oct 21, 2013
Ghay Ghost wrote:
To all my fellow pervs:
So long for a while... I've run out of crap to post on Topix. I've got to go back to Loma Linda for further treatment. It seems that those three-a-day Viagra pills I've been taking weren't really suppositories. Once I am unclogged I promise to return with lots of crap to post.
that will teach you to never take little blue pills from a right wing radio host.

and did Rush tell you to stick them up your ass? and why would i not be surprised?

Since: Nov 11

New York, NY

#1008223 Oct 21, 2013
Obama to blame "technology" for his Obamacare fiasco.

If it were Bush Democrats would be demanding impeachment.

See? Democrats are brain dead hypocrites!

!
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#1008224 Oct 21, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Study: 15 percent of American youth out of school, work.
Almost 6 million of the nations youth are idle, that's about 15% of those aged 16 to 24.
5,995,000 of them have their own facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/YoungDemocratsParty2...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1008226 Oct 21, 2013
The Tea Party, Not Democrats or Republicans, Is the Problem

It’s de rigueur to decry ‘partisanship’ as Washington’s ‘real problem.’ Let’s get real—the most destructive force in American politics today is the Tea Party

So now that our government is open and able to pay its bills, what soon-to-be-forgotten lessons have we learned from this sorry fiasco?

Perhaps most important is the reminder that political temper tantrums in Washington exact a toll that goes far beyond unfavorable headlines and worse-than-dog-poo poll numbers. This decision hurt people. Some families couldn’t pay their bills. Others had nowhere safe to send their children while they worked. Poor women lost vouchers that helped buy food and formula for their newborns. Cancer treatments were put on hold for patients who didn’t have much time to waste.

All told, the shutdown and flirtation with default cost America north of $20 billion. The countries that weren’t busy mocking us were frightened by our behavior, wondering if the world’s wealthiest nation would become the world’s deadbeat nation, taking everyone else down with us in a global collapse worse than 2008.

And for what? For what purpose was this pain and humiliation inflicted upon the American people?

Yes, you, Rep. Marlin Stutzman from Indiana. Do you have an answer?

“We’re not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.”

Oh.

Which brings me to the second shutdown lesson. As a country, we may never get a more revealing, disturbing look at the true source of Washington’s dysfunction than we did over the last few weeks. Together, we endured a 21-hour non-filibuster speech from White Castle enthusiast Ted Cruz that was so devoid of self-awareness I’m not even sure he knew he was giving it. We saw Sarah Palin come all the way back from the small town of Irrelevancy, Alaska, to lead the charge against an open-air memorial that was blocked by a 3-foot barricade, while a few assholes waved Confederate flags outside the White House and reminded each other that Obama’s a Muslim, just for good measure.

We saw the shutdown rationale shift from defunding Obamacare to delaying Obamacare to cutting spending to reforming entitlements to charging congressional staffers more for health insurance to cutting taxes for stethoscope manufacturers to something, anything that would embarrass the president. As we inched closer to the abyss, we witnessed a parade of right-wing mathletes run the numbers and confidently deny the economic catastrophe that would result from America’s first-ever financial default. And as the speaker of the House made one last half-hearted effort to save his caucus from total defeat, we watched Jim DeMint’s Heritage Foundation kill the plan with a press release, a move just about everyone saw coming that only served to remind us who’s really in charge.

In Official Washington, decrying “partisanship” as the “real problem” is the prerequisite for being taken seriously as a smart, unbiased political commentator. But from where we stand right now, partisanship is not the problem. Democrats are not the problem. Republicans are not the problem. The relationship between President Obama and John Boehner is not the problem.

The Tea Party is the problem.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10...
Ghay Ghost

South Windsor, CT

#1008227 Oct 21, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
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Good luck Ghost. Be sure to bone up on narcissistic & racist epitaphs for yourself. Will you be staying in the Bonehead section?
Same as last time, Loma Linda says they only have rooms available in the Psycho Ward.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1008228 Oct 21, 2013
People losing their full time jobs because of ObamaKare and putting the IRS in charge of it was predicted before the bill was passed in Congress.
Guess who predicted this.

"We don’t want the peasants to find out they’ll lose their 40-hour-a-week jobs and health insurance plans. NOBODY, and I mean NOBODY will want the IRS enforcing rules made by medically ignorant, civil service employees.”
Nancy Pelosi

Let's compare that with Obama's statement on ObamaKare at that same time.

"If you like your current health insurance plan you can keep it."
Obama

It looks like Obama didn't have a clue what was in that piece of legislation, a recurring event.

Who wants to fund ObamaKare now?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1008229 Oct 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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I just finished reading a SA article about how researchers are finding a myriad of heretofore unknown reasons for weight gain and especially obesity. Generally, DNA has a lot to do with it but also environment, emotions, addiction(food additives!), etc.
IMHO, Food Technologists are Evil Wizards behind the silent curtain.
That's not to say, though, that personal responsibility in America is something that Magic Negro types would absolve us all of.
It's not your fault. Let Mother(government) make it better for you.
you learn to eat the way your parents eat. As far as DNA goes, I don't buy it. You can look back through history and no one was fat-but they weren't eating processed food, Fat-free food was not the norm- they were not microwaving food, there were no chemicals, or very few. Pharma was running rapid through everyone's blood stream. One antibiotic will screw up your system for life, if not repaired--A fact very few people understand. And there were no vaccines or ultrasounds. Those are all responsible for the onslaught of obesity and sickness today.

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