Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1460465 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021955 Nov 11, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
A Comprehensive List Of Progressive Victories On Election Day
On Tuesday, Bill de Blasio won a landslide victory to become the mayor of New York City, voters in New Jersey and SeaTac, Wash. supported minimum wage hikes and the Illinois legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage. These are among the progressive victories that swept across the country.
Despite a few setbacks, progressives had much to cheer about, sensing that the tide is turning against the unholy alliance of big business, the Tea Party and the religious right. Growing protests -- such as the "Moral Monday" movement in North Carolina, militant immigrant rights activism, battles to protect women's health clinics from state budget cuts, local challenges to Wall Street banks that are foreclosing on "underwater" homeowners, strikes by low-wage workers, civil disobedience actions to challenge voter suppression and student campaigns against global energy corporations -- reflect a burgeoning progressive movement that is beginning to have an impact on elections.
By far the most impressive symbol of this rising tide is de Blasio's landslide win, which the New York Times called "a sharp leftward turn for the nation's largest metropolis." De Blasio campaigned on a bold progressive platform, promising to address the city's widening income inequality, gentrification, and hollowing out of the middle class. De Blasio, the city's public advocate, trounced Republican Joe Lhota (a transportation official and long-time advisor to former Mayor Rudy Giuliani) by a 73 to 24 percent margin. His victory represents a rejection of 20 years of business-oriented municipal policies under Giuliani and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/a-comprehen...
businesses can move across the river in a flash if De Blasio gets too greedy...

just as the middle class left NYC years ago...

put a tax on stock transactions and the NYSE will be in Hoboken on Monday...

the De Blasio rap act will disappear in a sea of Chicago-style gang crime....
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1021956 Nov 11, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Tyson exported $6 billion worth last year__was Carol your math teacher?
Hah, albumen
Realtime all the time bent over and punked by No Surprize Carol you looking like an ignorant idiot you dumbass....

It's the culture...
Reverend Al

Chinese Camp, CA

#1021957 Nov 11, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>My ghetto conservatism is the consequence of having no brain, wealth or redeeming social value. No doubt the inbred family which produced me hailed from carnival barkers, rooftop clowns, and escaped asylum inmates.
WOO HOO HOO

You've told us that before, but I never get tired of hearing it!
Reverend Al

Chinese Camp, CA

#1021958 Nov 11, 2013
Hey, NO SURPRIZE!

Better known as FLORI-DUH!

Glad you ain't losing your cool.

WOO HOO HOO HOO !!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1021959 Nov 11, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah you Gilligan, our little hitler and local radical islamist apologist.
It's the culture...
Factually son, you appear to be an idiot of the first order.

Be proud!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021960 Nov 11, 2013
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!

"The United States is a net importer of fresh grapes (imports minus exports), importing more than 588,000 MT of grapes in 2010, a slight decrease from 2009 (FAS 2010). While the value of U.S. exports has increased substantially since 1989, the value of imports has increased at a greater rate, widening the trade gap between imports and exports of fresh grapes. Through imports, the United States is able to maintain a supply of fresh grapes year-round."

We cannot grow grapes in the US?

o
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1021961 Nov 11, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!
"The United States imports 91 percent of its seafood, about half of which is from aquaculture. This results in a large and growing annual seafood trade deficit of more than $10.4 billion..."
We have to import fish?
http://www.fishwatch.gov/farmed_seafood/outsi...
Darden Corp. is partnering with various nations in aqua-culture. Amazing eh? WalMart sells millions of lbs of seafood from Asia and the South Pacific.

All while the Japanese have huge tuna fleets working the Caribbean.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021962 Nov 11, 2013
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1021963 Nov 11, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Realtime all the time bent over and punked by No Surprize Carol you looking like an ignorant idiot you dumbass....
It's the culture...
Somehow, no matter what party you represent, I suspect you're the result of generations of inbreeding!

Be proud son!

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1021964 Nov 11, 2013
Finally!

Obama: "I’d like to apologize for lying to your faces several hundred times about keeping your plan and doctors if you liked them..."

What?

I'm dreaming?

Oh...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1021965 Nov 11, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
businesses can move across the river in a flash if De Blasio gets too greedy...
just as the middle class left NYC years ago...
put a tax on stock transactions and the NYSE will be in Hoboken on Monday...
the De Blasio rap act will disappear in a sea of Chicago-style gang crime....
And the reich wingers could have not held America and Americans hostages son.

It only proved to show their terrorist colors!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1021966 Nov 11, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Factually son, you appear to be an idiot of the first order.
Be proud!
Yeah you Gilligan, factually our little hitler and local radical islamist apologist of the first order you idiot.

It's the culture...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021967 Nov 11, 2013
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!

Helpless Americans...

Have to import Apricots...

"In 2012 apricots valued at nearly $51.9 million were imported. Nearly 90 percent, or $46.5 million, of the imported apricots were dried apricots from Turkey..."

http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fr...

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1021968 Nov 11, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
businesses can move across the river in a flash if De Blasio gets too greedy...
just as the middle class left NYC years ago...
put a tax on stock transactions and the NYSE will be in Hoboken on Monday...
the De Blasio rap act will disappear in a sea of Chicago-style gang crime....
Skyrocketing crime rates and tax increases to fund entitlements will doom NYC.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021969 Nov 11, 2013
dont snow me wrote:
<quoted text>
Fat idiot, I'm an atheist.
not a problem, but there are also many Christians that reject the fundamentalist approach and deeply resent their arrogant approach to Christianity...
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1021970 Nov 11, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Somehow, no matter what party you represent, I suspect you're the result of generations of inbreeding!
Be proud son!
When posting on Topix you idiot, there is a fine line between what's on your deranged mind you inbred moron and and "You should probably see a therapist about this you retard??"

It's the culture...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021971 Nov 11, 2013
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!

Holy Guacamole!

"The United States is a net importer of avocados with negligible exports. Between 1995 and 2008, the gap between imports and exports widened substantially."

http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fr...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021972 Nov 11, 2013
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!

Holy Blackberry!

"n 2010, the U.S. imported 95.7 million pounds of fresh blackberries and 21.1 million pounds of frozen product..."

http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fr...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1021973 Nov 11, 2013
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!

Why so Blue?
Because of this:

"The United States is a net importer of fresh blueberries. In 2012, the nation imported fresh blueberries valued at nearly $419.8 million..."

http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fr...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021974 Nov 11, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Signs the Progressive Economy is on fire!
"The United States imports 91 percent of its seafood, about half of which is from aquaculture. This results in a large and growing annual seafood trade deficit of more than $10.4 billion..."
We have to import fish?
http://www.fishwatch.gov/farmed_seafood/outsi...
when the government bans fishing and makes aquaculture prohibitively expensive through environmental regulations...what do you expect???...

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