Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1460334 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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tell_it_like_it_ IS

United States

#1011475 Oct 25, 2013
dem wrote:
fenris is a pusssccceee and floriduh sucks his co ck
The mathematical formulations of quantum mechanics are abstract. A mathematical function known as the wavefunction provides information about the probability amplitude of position, momentum, and other physical properties of a particle. Mathematical manipulations of the wavefunction usually involve the bra-ket notation, which requires an understanding of complex numbers and linear functionals. The wavefunction treats the object as a quantum harmonic oscillator, and the mathematics is akin to that describing acoustic resonance. Many of the results of quantum mechanics are not easily visualized in terms of classical mechanics—for instance, the ground state in a quantum mechanical model is a non-zero energy state that is the lowest permitted energy state of a system, as opposed to a more "traditional" system that is thought of as simply being at rest, with zero kinetic energy. Instead of a traditional static, unchanging zero state, quantum mechanics allows for far more dynamic, chaotic possibilities, according to John Wheeler
You went to a alot of trouble to show us how phrekkin stupid you are...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1011476 Oct 25, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>This is a private thread buddy, GFY
LOL
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011477 Oct 25, 2013
Generally, quantum mechanics does not assign definite values. Instead, it makes a prediction using a probability distribution; that is, it describes the probability of obtaining the possible outcomes from measuring an observable. Often these results are skewed by many causes, such as dense probability clouds. Probability clouds are approximate, but better than the Bohr model, whereby electron location is given by a probability function, the wave function eigenvalue, such that the probability is the squared modulus of the complex amplitude, or quantum state nuclear attraction.[20][21] Naturally, these probabilities will depend on the quantum state at the "instant" of the measurement. Hence, uncertainty is involved in the value. There are, however, certain states that are associated with a definite value of a particular observable. These are known as eigenstates of the observable ("eigen" can be translated from German as meaning "inherent" or "characteristic").[2 2]

In the everyday world, it is natural and intuitive to think of everything (every observable) as being in an eigenstate. Everything appears to have a definite position, a definite momentum, a definite energy, and a definite time of occurrence. However, quantum mechanics does not pinpoint the exact values of a particle's position and momentum (since they are conjugate pairs) or its energy and time (since they too are conjugate pairs); rather, it provides only a range of probabilities in which that particle might be given its momentum and momentum probability. Therefore, it is helpful to use different words to describe states having uncertain values and states having definite values (eigenstates). Usually, a system will not be in an eigenstate of the observable (particle) we are interested in. However, if one measures the observable, the wavefunction will instantaneously be an eigenstate (or "generalized" eigenstate) of that observable. This process is known as wavefunction collapse, a controversial and much-debated process[23] that involves expanding the system under study to include the measurement device. If one knows the corresponding wave function at the instant before the measurement, one will be able to compute the probability of the wavefunction collapsing into each of the possible eigenstates. For example, the free particle in the previous example will usually have a wavefunction that is a wave packet centered around some mean position x0 (neither an eigenstate of position nor of momentum). When one measures the position of the particle, it is impossible to predict with certainty the result.[19] It is probable, but not certain, that it will be near x0, where the amplitude of the wave function is large. After the measurement is performed, having obtained some result x, the wave function collapses into a position eigenstate centered at x.[24]

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1011478 Oct 25, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It's become trimmer during Obama and the deficit is shrinking.
How can you say that? Are you just trying to sound stupid on purpose?

The IRS will need thousands more to implement Obamacare and hundreds of navigators are already being paid to teach people how to even sign up for the darn thing.

Then there's the government employees who need to speak 150 different languages and too numerous to count government employees to keep up with the too numerous to count regulations to dictate to doctors and insurance companies' the decisions about our health care.

What are you talking about? Shrinking the government? Are you just crazy?

This administration is hiring government employees to go door-to-door and telephone solicitors to sign more people up for food stamps and welfare.

Holy mackerel, Andy.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1011479 Oct 25, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It's become trimmer during Obama and the deficit is shrinking.
The deficit was increased ONE THOUSAND PERCENT after the Democrats took control of all the purse strings of government.
The deficit didn't get back down to a relatively constant 1.3 trillion until the TEA Party began to influence the cost of government.

Today, the Democrats' version of government has to borrow 1.3 trillion dollars every year just for its day-to-day existence.
An idiot can tell you that government will collapse.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1011480 Oct 25, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Just like waxman.
you and that pedophile who brags about banging 10 year olds make a cute couple.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1011481 Oct 25, 2013
TSM wrote:
Obamacare is the most reckless/destructive piece of Legislation ever force on the American People!! The probability of ‘Obamacare’ we could wind up with more Americans uninsured than insured!!
Obamakare is creating a demand for insurance, cancelling existing healthcare policies to justify a demand for obamakare and the exchanges..

It's the culture...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1011482 Oct 25, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>What? You will kill the entire wedding industry in the south. You'll wipe out hundreds of years of tradition in West Virginia.
this is what passes as humor for homer these days.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

United States

#1011483 Oct 25, 2013
dem wrote:
In 1896, Wilhelm Wien empirically determined a distribution law of black-body radiation, known as Wien's law in his honor. Ludwig Boltzmann independently arrived at this result by considerations of Maxwell's equations. However, it was valid only at high frequencies, and underestimated the radiance at low frequencies. Later, Max Planck corrected this model using Boltzmann statistical interpretation of thermodynamics and proposed what is now called Planck's law, which led to the development of quantum mechanics.
Among the first to study quantum phenomena in nature were Arthur Compton, C.V. Raman, Pieter Zeeman, each of whom has a quantum effect named after him. Robert A. Millikan studied the Photoelectric effect experimentally and Albert Einstein developed a theory for it. At the same time Niels Bohr developed his theory of the atomic structure which was later confirmed by the experiments of Henry Moseley. In 1913, Peter Debye extended Niels Bohr's theory of atomic structure, introducing elliptical orbits, a concept also introduced by Arnold Sommerfeld.[5] This phase is known as Old quantum theory.
According to Planck, each energy element E is proportional to its frequency &#957;:
Sounds like dem's been watching Star Wars again...
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011484 Oct 25, 2013
The time evolution of a quantum state is described by the Schrödinger equation, in which the Hamiltonian (the operator corresponding to the total energy of the system) generates the time evolution. The time evolution of wave functions is deterministic in the sense that - given a wavefunction at an initial time - it makes a definite prediction of what the wavefunction will be at any later time.[25]

During a measurement, on the other hand, the change of the initial wavefunction into another, later wavefunction is not deterministic, it is unpredictable (i.e., random). A time-evolution simulation can be seen here.[26][27]

Wave functions change as time progresses. The Schrödinger equation describes how wavefunctions change in time, playing a role similar to Newton's second law in classical mechanics. The Schrödinger equation, applied to the aforementioned example of the free particle, predicts that the center of a wave packet will move through space at a constant velocity (like a classical particle with no forces acting on it). However, the wave packet will also spread out as time progresses, which means that the position becomes more uncertain with time. This also has the effect of turning a position eigenstate (which can be thought of as an infinitely sharp wave packet) into a broadened wave packet that no longer represents a (definite, certain) position eigenstate.[28]

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1011485 Oct 25, 2013
WOW wrote:
<quoted text>I would be impressed if you had a advanced degree in PHYSICS STFU DEM
I'd be impressed if he had any degree at all. I'm betting he couldn't even finish a fine arts degree program.
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011486 Oct 25, 2013
dumb carol loves filth and crudeness but only from fellow dumbfk republicans

Some wave functions produce probability distributions that are constant, or independent of time - such as when in a stationary state of constant energy, time vanishes in the absolute square of the wave function. Many systems that are treated dynamically in classical mechanics are described by such "static" wave functions. For example, a single electron in an unexcited atom is pictured classically as a particle moving in a circular trajectory around the atomic nucleus, whereas in quantum mechanics it is described by a static, spherically symmetric wavefunction surrounding the nucleus (Fig. 1)(note, however, that only the lowest angular momentum states, labeled s, are spherically symmetric).[29]

The Schrödinger equation acts on the entire probability amplitude, not merely its absolute value. Whereas the absolute value of the probability amplitude encodes information about probabilities, its phase encodes information about the interference between quantum states. This gives rise to the "wave-like" behavior of quantum states. As it turns out, analytic solutions of the Schrödinger equation are available for only a very small number of relatively simple model Hamiltonians, of which the quantum harmonic oscillator, the particle in a box, the hydrogen molecular ion, and the hydrogen atom are the most important representatives. Even the helium atom - which contains just one more electron than does the hydrogen atom - has defied all attempts at a fully analytic treatment.

There exist several techniques for generating approximate solutions, however. In the important method known as perturbation theory, one uses the analytic result for a simple quantum mechanical model to generate a result for a more complicated model that is related to the simpler model by (for one example) the addition of a weak potential energy. Another method is the "semi-classical equation of motion" approach, which applies to systems for which quantum mechanics produces only weak (small) deviations from classical behavior. These deviations can then be computed based on the classical motion. This approach is particularly important in the field of quantum chaos.
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011487 Oct 25, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
this is what passes as humor for homer these days.
\that as well as when we all bang your fat wife
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011488 Oct 25, 2013
There are numerous mathematically equivalent formulations of quantum mechanics. One of the oldest and most commonly used formulations is the "transformation theory" proposed by the late Cambridge theoretical physicist Paul Dirac, which unifies and generalizes the two earliest formulations of quantum mechanics—matrix mechanics (invented by Werner Heisenberg)[30] and wave mechanics (invented by Erwin Schrödinger).[31]

Especially since Werner Heisenberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1932 for the creation of quantum mechanics, the role of Max Born in the development of QM was overlooked until the 1954 Nobel award. The role is noted in a 2005 biography of Born, which recounts his role in the matrix formulation of quantum mechanics, and the use of probability amplitudes. Heisenberg himself acknowledges having learned matrices from Born, as published in a 1940 festschrift honoring Max Planck.[32] In the matrix formulation, the instantaneous state of a quantum system encodes the probabilities of its measurable properties, or "observables". Examples of observables include energy, position, momentum, and angular momentum. Observables can be either continuous (e.g., the position of a particle) or discrete (e.g., the energy of an electron bound to a hydrogen atom).[33] An alternative formulation of quantum mechanics is Feynman's path integral formulation, in which a quantum-mechanical amplitude is considered as a sum over all possible histories between the initial and final states. This is the quantum-mechanical counterpart of the action principle in classical mechanics.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1011489 Oct 25, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
This leads to a very important question.
When the entire world is laughing at some head of state's continual buffoonery, and that head of state is convinced he is the smartest person in the world and the entire world is wrong, what is the limit of his reactions in his attempt to prevent the population of the country he leads from coming to the same conclusion the entire world came to, that he is an ignorant buffoon and must be gotten rid of?
What tools does this head of state have to force a different conclusion on the population under him than the rest of the entire world has of him?
How extreme will this egomaniac self-ordained messiah become in his attempt to force the people to pay homage to him?
My response to your question is "pretty extreme". He proves it every time we turn around.

He listens only to Valerie Jarrett. And everyone else falls in lockstep right behind him.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1011490 Oct 25, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text> Obamakare is creating a demand for insurance, cancelling existing healthcare policies to justify a demand for obamakare and the exchanges..
It's the culture...
Do you think these dupes will ever notice that this administration is attempting to brainwash them into thinking health insurance is the same thing as health care?
You can have all the insurance in the world. But, if there isn't enough health care to go around, all that insurance you bought isn't worth the paper the contract is written on.
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011491 Oct 25, 2013
emans wife will swallow

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1011492 Oct 25, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
The problem = Obamacare.
The solution = Single-payer universal health care.
Just wait and see. Reid let the cat out of the bag on PBS.
which just goes to show you that ideas originally designed by Republicans don't work.

Single payer, universal health care is the best solution. glad you agree
dem

Chicago, IL

#1011493 Oct 25, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
I'd be impressed if he had any degree at all. I'm betting he couldn't even finish a fine arts degree program.
first you better get a job you drain on our society
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1011494 Oct 25, 2013
The Train Wreck has arrived. Garbage in. Garbage out. The Rats are jumping ship!

Obamakare is creating a demand for insurance, cancelling existing healthcare policies to justify a demand for obamakare and the exchanges..

Healthcare.gov forces people to create an account, a self-incrimination surveillance program requiring detailed personal information selling yourself out before you can shop for obamakare.

Trojan Horse obamakare: The teat that's stuck in the ringer and demokRATs can't back down...

facebook hates obamakare: Read the hate-filled posts and see ads pandering to blacks, losers, and Hispanics...

https://www.facebook.com/Healthcare.gov...

"Carole Pratt facebook:- I have had my own private policy that I will not be able to afford to keep once the rates triple per the letter I received from Humana. I'm not eligible for "affordable" coverage on the exchange, don't qualify for subsidy. I am living, documented proof this is system will not work for me. No propaganda here."

Addie Cola facebook:- I'm 26 and uninsured and I refuse to sign up for this disaster. October 21 at 1:00pm via mobile

Janet King Beckett facebook:- Again, the Affordable Health Care Act is not for everyone. I found that out when I discovered the BRoNZE plan would cost us $6K each in my family. And that's the bottom of the barrel plan. Good luck y'all!!! We are all screwed because of this stupid government program. Another tax on the middle class!!

It's actually better obama got reelected, look like shit, get all the blame for Trojan horse obamakare and failure for the next 3 years than blaming Romney for sabotage...

If not for obamakare, 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...

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