Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1264817 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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“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023829 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 didnít 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...
in other words, its nothing like obamacare

Since: Nov 11

New York, NY

#1023830 Nov 14, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
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.
However, Congress can lower benefited but can not heal the elder therefore...

Medicare is the one that will bankrupt America!

No Social Security, no food stamps (directly), no the military, no forelegs loans, no government salaries!

Medicare that great social( as in socialist) program!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023831 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.
have you seen the new studies that suggest pre Clovis people may have actually been Europeans?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1023832 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
in other words, its nothing like obamacare
sonicmoron trying to blame something or some else because he's been duped and he's the idiot...

It's the culture..

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1023833 Nov 14, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>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...
I'll bet you a dollar this so called "open source" ddos attack was some punk using loic. What a joke to even bring it up.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1023834 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 didnít 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...
Why do you keep TEABAGGING disastercare the balloon has a big hole in it stop trying to inflate it stupid when you pass out it will cost ME money go BLOW YOUR DAY LABORS from the Hood and tell them your Lies tell them How BLACK you are compared to Blacks on this post how much you love obama and how much you wish you were not white

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1023835 Nov 14, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
How did Georgie Porgie get into Yale? "Affirmative action for the son and grandson of alumni. Affirmative action for a member of a politically influential family. Affirmative action for a boy from a fancy prep school." And, since "the class of wealthy, influential children of alumni of top universities is disproportionately white" it is also Affirmative Action based on race.
"Intelligence, hard work and the other qualities associated with the concept of merit had almost nothing to do with Bush's life and success."
"George W. Bush, in fact, may be the most spectacular affirmative-action success story of all time. Until 1994, when he was 48 years old and got elected Governor of Texas, his life was almost empty of accomplishments."
http://edition.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/01/20...
"uselesssinceforever "
president nobama is 50 plus. What are his accomplishments;
- Evader of military service
- Doubling of the national debt
- Using Fast and Furious to supply arms to supply weapons to the Mexican drug cartels, arms used to kill American's
- Helping to grow by millions the number of American's needing food stamps
- Gutting the American military
- Forcing nobamakare, a disaster a majority of American's do not want or need
- Promising the murders in Benghazi that they would be punished, to date they do not even know who or where they are
- Over seeing the decline of the number of American's in the work force
- Pissing away 600 millions dollars plus on a program to try and sell nobamakare
- Pissing away a near trillion dollars on his porkilus program
- Pissing away billions of dollars on failed green programs
- Trying to rein in the economic restrictions on his iranian muslim friends
Liberal loons, like you, love those accomplishments.
Peace
KMA
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1023836 Nov 14, 2013
Off topic but interesting as this guy showered mega bucks on Republican politicians.

USNVA (United States Navy Veterans Assoc) was created and operated by Harvard lawyer John Donald Cody aka Bobby Thompson.

He was convicted today in Cleveland on numerous fraud counts related to his nonprofit organization.

It's said that he scammed in the $100 million range from___hmmmphh__those who donate to anyone that comes along on the phone or by mail.
Forum

Carlsbad, NM

#1023837 Nov 14, 2013
WOW wrote:
<quoted text>hahahahahahahaah that term fits the OBAMA supporters Circle jerk lolololo Clinton said this disastercare crap cluster foch lololololololololol i cnat Lie no more for this guy the WAITER wow
At least we are not drowning in dirty water.
Those people are scavengers looking for whatever
they can steal. When do they learn?
They never try to make their lives better.
Maybe He gets sick of the filth and just
bathes them in it.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1023838 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.
When you promote racism and BIGOTRY as a WHITE PERSON how do you feel about yourself seeing you Must Appear white if you are as YOU SAY HALF EUROPEAN HALF NATIVE INDIAN when you push self do you think you aree respected by decent people of any race, in my camp you would be the first to go because YOU DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS TO BE BLACK FRAUD LIBERAL HUSTLER GTFOH
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1023839 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
I'll bet you a dollar this so called "open source" ddos attack was some punk using loic. What a joke to even bring it up.
I agree... or ping attacks with mIRC.. or IRC and such...

Protocol Attacks Ė includes SYN floods, fragmented packet attacks, Ping of Death, Smurf DDoS and more. This type of attacks consumes actual server resources...

It's the culture...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1023840 Nov 14, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
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.
Who is Gary North???
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1023841 Nov 14, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Off topic but interesting as this guy showered mega bucks on Republican politicians.
USNVA (United States Navy Veterans Assoc) was created and operated by Harvard lawyer John Donald Cody aka Bobby Thompson.
He was convicted today in Cleveland on numerous fraud counts related to his nonprofit organization.
It's said that he scammed in the $100 million range from___hmmmphh__those who donate to anyone that comes along on the phone or by mail.
The CROOKED HAVAD LIAIRS one in the whitehouse
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1023842 Nov 14, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
However, Congress can lower benefited but can not heal the elder therefore...
Medicare is the one that will bankrupt America!
No Social Security, no food stamps (directly), no the military, no forelegs loans, no government salaries!
Medicare that great social( as in socialist) program!
How come we never hear about Welfare running out of money?

What's interesting, the working man "worked for" their money and paid into Social Security... The welfare group didn't!!!

It's the culture...
LCNLin

United States

#1023843 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 didnít 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...
not popular with the trolls - interesting.

Romney seems to have left the tea party pack
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1023844 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
a ddos would never succeed against healthcare.gov . The site is too fat!
seems the baggers figured it out the hard way.

like most everything else.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1023845 Nov 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
have you seen the new studies that suggest pre Clovis people may have actually been Europeans?
It's conclusive the Native Americans in the eastern half of North American were European. The dividing line seems to be the Mississippi River, for the most part.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1023846 Nov 14, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, no. Another conspiracy nut.
takes one to know one?

nonetheless, Obama was born in Hawaii.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1023847 Nov 14, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
It all goes back to a disconnect. He has a long past of un-American influences and an ivory tower belief system that put him at odds with an understanding of what makes this country tick.
When he won, he mistook his victory as confirmation that everything he believed was right. It never crossed his mind that he represented all of the people or that the majority would not accept his personal vision instead of ours.
He never had to deal the realities of the real world in his cocoon of academia and community organizing in Chicago. He believed his spiritual mentor when he damned white America. His unorthodox childhood and background of Marxist and socialist influences on the part of his parents and friends as well as his angst in coming to terms with his place in the black community having been raised in a white community left him with a great disadvantage of having a healthier perspective outside of his own world.
This is how he leads. From a disconnect. Always has. Doesn't know another way.
And his disconnect is now America's disconnect.

Impeach the bas turd and reconnect.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1023848 Nov 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
seems the baggers figured it out the hard way.
like most everything else.
Sonicmoron can fake his smiles and laughter, but can never fake his paranoia and stupid..

Liberalism is dead!!

It's the culture...

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