Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1314109 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

#1010879 Oct 24, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Crooks cashing in on healthcare...
this could end up being a big problem
"Obamacare launch spawns 700+ cyber-squatters capitalizing on , state exchanges"
Trojan Horse Obamacare:

The teat that's stuck in the ringer and demokRats can't back down...

It's the culture...
Laney F

New York, NY

#1010881 Oct 24, 2013
Yep, they called Bush a Cowboy, which is a compliment compared to what is said about the Wuss in Chief, a/k/a Obama Neville Chamberlain--girly-man

No wonder we see headlines such as:

● "Unserious Commander-in-Chief" ("And yet here is Obama, having done nothing yet but hesitate, threaten, retract, and wander about the stage...")

● "How not to run a foreign policy" (Surely this episode will be studied in schools of government for decades, as an example of how foreign policy should never be conducted")

● "The Benching of Uncle Sam" ("Mr. Obama is looking like the dog who ran away from the car.... He is shirking presidential responsibility for the U.S.'s role in the world.")

● "Barack Obama's Staggering Incompetence" ("This latest volte-face by the president is evidence of a man who is completely overmatched by events, weak and confused.... Rarely has an American president joined so much cynicism with so much ineptitude.")

● "The Democrats''Smart Power' Lies in Ruins," (quoting Anthony H. Cordesman: "When Samuel Beckett wrote "Waiting for Godot,' he was not writing an instruction manual on strategy for American Presidents. Unfortunately, however, that seems to be the instruction manual President Obama has read.")

● "Obama's Middle East Disaster Area" (We have an unserious man for a serious time").
This was wholly predictable -- the man arrived in the Oval Office ill-equipped to take on his responsibilities and the electorate simply did not care.

We are continually told that Americans are war weary. I am not convinced. I believe that if Obama had taken to the airwaves and articulated a policy that described a plan to alter the direction of the war in Syria and why it was in the nation's best interests to do so (instead of "cover-my-ass since I really screwed this one up"), the American people might back a military intervention. Great minds may differ but the messaging has fallen short nonetheless.

With comparisons to Hamlet and SNL's Emily Litella and nicknames such as:
Obama's flip-flops, leaks, ineptitude, and
indecisiveness playing out on the world stage
is an embarrassment.

And they have, in just under five years, resulted in a Mideast in flames, Putin and Iran heading toward a regional hegemony in our stead, and the world laughing at us.

This is not only the result of Obama's failures. It is the result of an American people who get their news from Jon Stewart and who did not prioritize national security.

Bronx, NY

#1010883 Oct 24, 2013
Are they RACISTS or JUST STUPID your city sucks and they are worried about race and their own race got their city destroyed they are JUST STUPID like dem Sean Davis said his friends called him a sell-out when he volunteered for Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan in February. After all, Davis is a black man from a city that’s 83 percent black, supporting a white candidate who until last year lived in the suburbs.

Davis didn’t listen. He said Duggan, who led Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon almost 2-1 in a poll last month, offers the best hope to change the trajectory of a bankrupt city where police don’t come, street lights don’t shine and neighborhoods are cut through by swaths of vacant homes and lots.

“I really wanted someone that was not part of the old regime,” Davis, 43, a former nightclub owner, said in an interview at Duggan’s campaign headquarters near downtown.“We definitely need a change.”
Duggan’s lead before the Nov. 5 election shows how smash-mouth racial politics may be giving way as voters look for a leader to assume power after the city emerges from a record $18 billion U.S. municipal bankruptcy and state control.

Recent history features the sentencing this month of ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to 28 years in prison for racketeering, conspiracy, extortion, bribery and tax evasion. That’s the image of Detroit held by many residents outside the city, whose flight has created a generations-long divide with suburbanites who are whiter, richer and more Republican.

Duggan, 55, a former hospital executive and prosecutor, won more than half the vote as a write-in candidate in the Aug. 6 primary after he was kicked off the ballot in a residency dispute. A poll last month by the Detroit Free Press and WXYZ-TV showed him leading Napoleon, 58, whom he outpolled by more than 20,000 votes in the primary.

Duggan said yesterday he was able to get past racial divisions by making a concerted effort to meet with people at house parties and other gatherings.

“When you sit down and talk to people face to face, your differences tend to melt away and what you have in common tends to bind you,” Duggan said in a telephone interview.

If Napoleon, a black candidate, had Duggan’s resume, the situation might have been different, said Joe T. Darden, a professor of urban geography at Michigan State University in East Lansing who has studied Detroit race relations.

“I don’t think it’s just that they want a white mayor,” Darden said in a telephone interview.“I just think they want a change.”

Can you really blame them? The city is in shambles and many folks blame “hip-hop mayor” Kwame Kilpatrick for worsening an already declining economic situation.

There has been some controversy with Duggan’s lead because the candidate wasn’t actually a Detroit resident until recently. His competition has been using that against him heavily in his campaign efforts.

They dont have the power or education to be racists

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1010885 Oct 24, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Random poster...
"Purchasing health insurance with a pre existing condition is like buying fire insurance when your home is fully engulfed in flames.(pre existing condition)
It's NOT insurance at this point, it's charity. Insurance companies are not in the charity business."
Perfect analogy. Like Galt said yesterday-one person can bankrupt an entire exchange. 14 people sign up and one person has a chronic disease-- they will wipe the entire system out and go bankrupt. Let's face it-there are more sick people in this country than healthy people. The New York Times released an article last week that 70% of Americans are at least one long term drug. Let the sick pay for themselves.

Deltona, FL

#1010887 Oct 24, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Loofah anyone?
Good afternoon Homer__it's, you won't believe this, National Balogna Day. And this thread has been pumping it out by the ton this morning.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1010889 Oct 24, 2013
Wind turbines are making people sick...will ObamaKKKare come to the rescue?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1010890 Oct 24, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
"Why did you not test Obamacare before rolling it out"?
>> answer: "There are women with breast cancer."
See? Democrats only fool themselves never Conservatives.
Carney said there are SINGLE women with breast cancer. And guess what they can't get O'bama's care either. This would be funny if it weren't so sad. Incompetent O'bama doesn't care about these people--when are they going to get it?
Laney F

New York, NY

#1010891 Oct 24, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Cite your source so I can laugh at you and it.
It was from your fourth baby mama who is also your sister and was confirmed by your sixth baby mama who is also your niece. It IS the culture.

Bronx, NY

#1010892 Oct 24, 2013
Detroit and OBAMAcare have a lot in common
Laney F

New York, NY

#1010894 Oct 24, 2013
No Wonder Obammy now wants a delay in the Individual Mandate. Oh well, the voting public is like Charlie Brown when Lucy tells him he CAN kick the football and this time she won't pull it away.

The key to stopping Obamacare is for its opponents to win in congressional elections in 2014. Delaying Obamacare only helps the Democrats who support this boondoggle.

Just look at the poll numbers showing widespread opposition to Obamacare. A CNN poll last month disclosed that 57 percent of Americans now oppose the bill, and just 39 percent support it. An earlier survey by a Heritage Foundation affiliate found that 77 percent of respondents opposed Obamacare.

Even the labor unions that backed Obama and had supported his healthcare reform bill have now turned against it over concerns that members could lose their current healthcare coverage, and the powerful AFL-CIO is calling for significant changes in the law.

To top it off, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, the Montana Democrat who helped write the Affordable Care Act, has admitted that the law has become a "huge train wreck."

President Obama maintains that his election and re-election demonstrated support for the bill.

The truth is that neither election was a referendum on Obamacare. In 2008 he ran against the George W. Bush legacy, and in 2012 against Mitt Romney, making Romney the issue.
But the 2014 elections could prove to be that referendum on Obamacare — a vote that produces a Republican landslide.

By Election Day next year, young people who backed Obama will have seen the law's full wrath in skyrocketing insurance premiums or the fines they will have to pay for not carrying insurance.

In fact, Americans who are currently insured and small businesses will see premiums soar, while Medicare recipients will be harmed by $700 billion in Medicare cuts and reduced payments to providers.

So let Obamacare be implemented and allow the voters to decide come 2014.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1010895 Oct 24, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Did you catch the mysterious WH tweeter, Jofi Joseph's, tweet about Valerie Jarrett?
“I’m a fan of Obama, but his continuing reliance and dependence upon a vacuous cipher like Valerie Jarrett concerns me.”
His continued reliance and dependence on an infamous Chicago slumlord and "vacuous cipher" has concerned many of us for a long time.
Some liberals on here had never even heard of Valerie Jarrett or thought we were lying about her power over this president.
Even after posting a quote from the NY Times in 2008 about her "qualifications" to have such influence over this president.
She has always been the real president from day one. Obama's only function has been to read prescripted messages on a teleprompter and signing documents as she orders.

Here's the connection:

Frank Marshal Davis and Vernon Jarrett worked in communist front organizations in Chicago before Davis moves to Hawaii to organize the Communist Party USA there in 1948.
Davis>Ann Dunham>Obama "Sr">Obama "Jr">Vernon Jarrett/William Ayers>Vallerie Jarrett.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1010897 Oct 24, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>I don't think they can-people are waking up to the fact that O'bama and government are to blame for everything.
O'bama couldn't get single payer to begin with--the democrats would not even support it. Incompetent O'bama can't go back to the beginning and start over and move unilaterally to single payer--too many people are on to the democrats scam.
Obama seems very capable of creating legislation by Executive Order...

Bronx, NY

#1010898 Oct 24, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
24 billion dollars later stupid fks are posting the above.
It didnt affect my bank account I still have my home cars are still in the garage and driveway food no problem it didnt cost me a dime and if it did so what I can afford it so screw obama he does make one difference to me if he wins or loses F'm next crisis
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1010901 Oct 24, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Facebook is topix for pussccees.
Your ongoing defense of your ass clown Obama proves you are an ass-clown idiot...

If not for obamakare and facebook hating on obamacare, Ted Cruz and the Tea Party would not have been a great success..

AND... when we Tea Party Patriots take back the country in 2014, you commies, brown shirt liberals and moochers will need to learn and fish or cut bait...

It's the culture...

Bronx, NY

#1010902 Oct 24, 2013
Obamacare have spent Billions so far but whats really the JOKE NOT ONE DIME HAVE BEEN SPENT ON PATIENTS thats how you know its a fraud not one GD patient have been served by this feel good program now thats RACISTS BILLIONS SPENT AND IT DONT WORK THATS FRAUD

Bethlehem, PA

#1010905 Oct 24, 2013
Peppy wrote:
<quoted text>
Hello all. How is everyone doing today? I see Homer is still as bitter as ever. I guess you can take a man out of Jersey but you can't take the Jersey out of the man.
Anybody want any green skittles? Sam's Club had them on sale so I bought a 50 lb bag. They go good with pistachio nuts.
I don't have a bitter bone in my body you pusillanimous pussbucket.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1010907 Oct 24, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Perfect analogy. Like Galt said yesterday-one person can bankrupt an entire exchange. 14 people sign up and one person has a chronic disease-- they will wipe the entire system out and go bankrupt. Let's face it-there are more sick people in this country than healthy people. The New York Times released an article last week that 70% of Americans are at least one long term drug. Let the sick pay for themselves.
not just chronic diseases, but just one premature baby with serious problems...

50% of Americans spend little or nothing on medical care...

5% of Americans account for 50% of medical spending...

Bronx, NY

#1010909 Oct 24, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Diagnosed by the wife of a tea bag douchbag that is against alternative energy. Try reading the article, hillbilly racist.
Still no one leaves with all your filth all your nasty little clown comments we give it to your dumb a$$ like the 8itch you are banshee boy lolololhahahahahahahahah GAS MONKEY GOT A COPO CAMARO hahahahahahaha GET YOU SOME A DAT hahahahahaha dem is a man chick dem is a man chick nanaananananananannaaaalololol o
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1010910 Oct 24, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Good afternoon Homer__it's, you won't believe this, National Balogna Day. And this thread has been pumping it out by the ton this morning.
and Realtime has been swallowing....

Bronx, NY

#1010912 Oct 24, 2013
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Duh yeah.
Detroit and obamacare are failures they have more in common than you think

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