Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1402900 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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WOW

New York, NY

#1023809 Nov 14, 2013
I Want the CIA and the NSA to Be the Next Political Party to challenge the Dumocrats and Retardlicans

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023810 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
not at the record low of 22%.
http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-500160_162-472839...
same as the tea party isn't it? or is it lower?
what are you linking to, my friend?

I don't know, I was hoping you did.

Since: Nov 11

New York, NY

#1023811 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>really?

They spent hundreds of millions on a website that didn't work?

people got cancellation notices from Medicare?

businesses got a waiver?

please, enlighten us.
Obama Democrats in Congress got their subsidies!

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1023812 Nov 14, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
I see. You mean like Obama lying to us so the ACA would become law? Is that how you left wing, thieving morons "win"?
Obama announces 'keep your plan' Obamacare fix:

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-to-make-obamacare...

That's how a winner makes things work. I hope you whining losers learned something from a winner.

Since: Nov 11

New York, NY

#1023813 Nov 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>Are you asking that God send you to hell before you reach the age of Social Security and Medicare? Or are these socialist programs worth living for?
Medicare is the bankruptcy of America!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1023814 Nov 14, 2013
DOW at 15,870 and climbing! Obama is working for wall street and the poor be damned.

Occupy Wall Street liberal Michael Moore: "Wall Street Has Their Man And His Name Is Barack Obama"...

Liberalism is dead!!! democRATs deserve BETTER than a fraud Obama bin Lyin, the Snake Oil salesman who hood winks the ignorant, poor and dupes fools like Realtime...

demokRATs win elections lying, humping the backs of the duped, ignorant and poor.... yet they stay duped, ignorant and poor..

It's the culture..
WOW

New York, NY

#1023815 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Hackers have attempted more than a dozen cyber attacks against the Obamacare website, according to a top Homeland Security Department official.
The attacks, which are under investigation, failed, said the official.
Authorities also are investigating a separate report of a tool designed to put heavy strain on HealthCare.gov through a so-called distributed denial of service. It does not appear to have been activated.
"We received about 16 reports from HHS that are under investigation and one open source report about a denial of service," according to Acting Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Roberta Stempfley of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/13/politics/hacker...
must be baggers. they failed.
Well Barak Bush cant say it was hacked thats why it failed no sonicfool again you are DUMB a Tail not a head you are the Dumb owner of a dog in a car that didnt walk the dog before a long road trip the dog wants to $hit and is running all over the car and dumb you wont pull over because you can think like the dog so the dog $hits in the car right next to you OBAMACARE

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023816 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Hackers have attempted more than a dozen cyber attacks against the Obamacare website, according to a top Homeland Security Department official.
The attacks, which are under investigation, failed, said the official.
Authorities also are investigating a separate report of a tool designed to put heavy strain on HealthCare.gov through a so-called distributed denial of service. It does not appear to have been activated.
"We received about 16 reports from HHS that are under investigation and one open source report about a denial of service," according to Acting Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Roberta Stempfley of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/13/politics/hacker...
must be baggers. they failed.
a ddos would never succeed against healthcare.gov . The site is too fat!

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1023817 Nov 14, 2013
flack wrote:
CBSNEWS
President Obama announced Thursday that his administration will let health insurers extend existing health plans on the individual and small-group markets into 2014. The administrative policy change will let insurers reach out to the millions of Americans being dropped from their plans so that they can renew their insurance for another year while the market adjusts to new Obamacare regulations.
"I completely get how upsetting this could be for a lot of Americans, particularly after assurances they heard from me," Mr. Obama said from the White House briefing room. "To those Americans, I hear you loud and clear."
Insurers that extend existing plans must also notify consumers of what protections these renewed plans do not include. They must also notify customers that there are more options available on the new Obamacare marketplaces that offer better coverage, and that tax credits are available for many consumers. While insurers will be able to let customers keep their existing plans for another year, they will not be able to let new customers buy these existing plans that do not meet new Obamacare standards.
He doesn't realize it but he just made things much worse for democrats next year. Depending on what Congress passes the democrats could be faced not only with the individual market again exploding in their face but the employer mandate will become the disaster it has been said to be.
This sounds like Obama is just rewriting the law to suit the political climate.
The same thing will happen... after the midterm elections, of course.
Is there anyone in Congress that knows the president can't just write his own laws?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1023818 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
really?
They spent hundreds of millions on a website that didn't work?
people got cancellation notices from Medicare?
businesses got a waiver?
please, enlighten us.
A report documenting the history of Medicare Part D was released earlier this year by a group of health policy experts at the Center on Health Insurance Reform at Georgetown University. It highlighted several areas where Medicare Part D struggled in its implementation that sound extremely familiar.

For one thing, the Bush administration faced a difficult political battle to get the bill passed in 2003. That damaged public opinion of the law, making it a challenge to educate 43 million seniors on its nuances.

Enrollment in the law was set to begin in late 2005. In April of that year, a Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that only 27 percent of respondents understood the law, while only 21 percent favored it.(In a comparable Kaiser poll in April 2013, 35 percent viewed the Affordable Care Act favorably and less than half felt they were well-informed of its details.)

The Medicare site, meant to help seniors pick benefit plans, was supposed to debut Oct. 13, 2005, but it didn’t go live until weeks later in November. Even then, "the tool itself appeared to be in need of fixing," the Washington Post reported at the time.

"Visitors to the site could not access it for most of the first two hours. When it finally did come up around 5 p.m., it operated awfully slowly," the Post reported.(Sensing a pattern?)

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#1023819 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
we already know the white man screwed the Indians.
i want to know about the right wing description of how whites screwed the blacks seeing as how most right wing pundits would say something completely different in the defense of why blacks hate conservatives.
Something to do with one group wanting to create jobs for a group that doesn't want to work....

ObamaKare is another liberal program that disincentives getting a job.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1023820 Nov 14, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush served in the Air National Guard reserve unit to avoid being sent to Vietnam. Period. The United States was not involved in any active military conflict when Obama was draft age so there was no reason for him to pursue that line of commitment when his interest was in education.
Joining the Air National Guard reserve unit to avoid military service is not exactly what one would call the honorable course of action.
"uselesssinceforever "
Tell those National Guardsmen and Reservists who served in Nam, some losing their lives, some losing limbs and many wounded that their course of action was not honorable. A close personal friend, we went to high school and college together, that is actions were not honorable. He lost his lower right leg when Viet Cong fire hit his chopper while he was evacuating the wounded. He was a reseervists. At 70 plus years old and with only one leg he would kick your worthless fanny.
Peace
KMA
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1023821 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Hackers have attempted more than a dozen cyber attacks against the Obamacare website, according to a top Homeland Security Department official.
The attacks, which are under investigation, failed, said the official.
Authorities also are investigating a separate report of a tool designed to put heavy strain on HealthCare.gov through a so-called distributed denial of service. It does not appear to have been activated.
"We received about 16 reports from HHS that are under investigation and one open source report about a denial of service," according to Acting Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Roberta Stempfley of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/13/politics/hacker...
must be baggers. they failed.
You know nothing of or how the internet works loser... and your opinions on hacking are worthless and illiterate you dumbass.

Liberalism is dead!!

It's the culture...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1023822 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
same rollout problems other than the opposing political party trying to sabotage.
Oh, no. Another conspiracy nut.
Rahm Jizzbucket Emanuel

Oswego, IL

#1023823 Nov 14, 2013
I thank God everyday that I am not a lying socialist minority chunk of fecal matter!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1023824 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
A report documenting the history of Medicare Part D was released earlier this year by a group of health policy experts at the Center on Health Insurance Reform at Georgetown University. It highlighted several areas where Medicare Part D struggled in its implementation that sound extremely familiar.
For one thing, the Bush administration faced a difficult political battle to get the bill passed in 2003. That damaged public opinion of the law, making it a challenge to educate 43 million seniors on its nuances.
Enrollment in the law was set to begin in late 2005. In April of that year, a Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that only 27 percent of respondents understood the law, while only 21 percent favored it.(In a comparable Kaiser poll in April 2013, 35 percent viewed the Affordable Care Act favorably and less than half felt they were well-informed of its details.)
The Medicare site, meant to help seniors pick benefit plans, was supposed to debut Oct. 13, 2005, but it didn’t go live until weeks later in November. Even then, "the tool itself appeared to be in need of fixing," the Washington Post reported at the time.
"Visitors to the site could not access it for most of the first two hours. When it finally did come up around 5 p.m., it operated awfully slowly," the Post reported.(Sensing a pattern?)
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
So what?? Your lame post will not fix obamcare!!

Liberalism is dead!!

It's the culture...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023825 Nov 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama announces 'keep your plan' Obamacare fix:
http://news.yahoo.com/obama-to-make-obamacare...
That's how a winner makes things work. I hope you whining losers learned something from a winner.
"Considerably more Americans signed a petition to have me deported, than enrolled for Obamacare. I'd start panicking, Mr President..." - Piers Morgan

hahahaha

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023826 Nov 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama announces 'keep your plan' Obamacare fix:
http://news.yahoo.com/obama-to-make-obamacare...
That's how a winner makes things work. I hope you whining losers learned something from a winner.
um...if he were a winner, there's be nothing to fix.

pull yourself together, mini me. You're embarrassing me!!!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1023827 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
a ddos would never succeed against healthcare.gov . The site is too fat!
A ddos ping attack will not take it down by one computer.. It would take hundreds of pingback attacks by hundreds of computers to bring healthcare.gov down......

It's the culture...

Since: Nov 11

New York, NY

#1023828 Nov 14, 2013
Social Security and Medicare: The Twin Disasters That Will "Break the Bank"

Gary North
Here, you get an overview of the looming bankruptcy of the Social Security/Medicare system. Politically, they are one program, which Congress is unwilling to challenge.

Begin here:

The unfunded liability of the two programs is now about $222 trillion. This is the estimate of Prof. Lawrence Kotlikoff of Boston University. This deficit is present value, not future value. It is what the federal government needs today to invest in the private sector in order to generate enough revenue to pay off the obligations.

To pay for Social Security and Medicare, the government would have to raise income taxes by 81%.

By 2005, the year I started this website, the combined programs of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid consumed almost 50% of the U.S. government's budget. For a report on this, click here.

USA Today ran a front-page story on November 15, 2005 on the looming crisis. This was two years before the recession of 2008-9 hit, which created huge federal on-budget deficits of over $1 trillion a year, 2009-2012.

For evidence of how Congress siphons off the trust fund money, refuses to count this massive borrowing as part of the official budget deficit, and then spends the money, read this. It is posted on Social Security's website.

Since the assets in the Social Security trust funds consists [incorrect grammar -- consist] of Treasury securities, this means that the taxes collected under the Social Security payroll tax are in effect being lent to the federal government to be expended for whatever present purposes the government requires. In this indirect sense, one could say that the Social Security trust funds are being spent for non-Social Security purposes.
For a summary article on this accounting trick, go here: Empty Trust Fund

There is no statistical escape from bankruptcy or default, either open or through inflation, yet Congress pretends that this is not inevitable. Why? Because voters will remove from office any Congressman who tells the truth about what is statistically irreversible. The question today is the form that the bankruptcy will take: outright default, mass inflation, or a salami-slicing reduction of benefits benefits.

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