Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1521952 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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Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1025397 Nov 17, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
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What a loon!
But your beavaaahhhhh is ok?
Republicans give billionaires $50 million each......each year!
FREE GOV LOOT!
tax cuts for the richest.
a billionaire: one guy with a thousand million dollars!
They think he needs tax help?
REPUBLICANS CRAZY!
Then they cut food aid to poor kids!
REPUBLICANS DISGUSTING!
Then they cut benefits to laid off workers.
REPUBLICANS AZZZZZHOLES!
Republicans going to hell. LOL!
(BEAVAHHHHH BOY!)
Ignore the man behind you with the net. There, there, it will be all okay.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1025398 Nov 17, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Doesn't matter, plenty of those who were drafted re upped__Si retired in 93, he might have served in Panama, Grenada and Desert Storm too__or not.
What's your point troll?
He backed a novice who defeated a TeaParty/Jindall backed candidate.
That's a good thing ahole__did you think that there was a Democrat in the race?
the opponent was a State Senator who was backed by the Republican "establishment"....

as for whether there was a Socialist DemoKKKrat candidate, who cares...

at least Si wasn't a draft-dodging scumbag like you...

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1025400 Nov 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Please stop saying that the Dems "won the election" on Obamacare. They won the election by lying about Obamacare.
Exactly.

I do understand their shame and embarrassment however. Obama is an excellent con man.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1025401 Nov 17, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush did not dodge the draft.
Bill Clinton, liberal hero and coward, did exactly that. IMO that should disqualify ANYONE from becoming Commander in Chief of the armed services.
the past is the past, but...

any form of compulsory national service, including the military draft, is a form of slavery that is inconsistent with a free society...

judge people by what they do voluntarily, not at the point of a gun...

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1025403 Nov 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Someone's photo of the tornado.
https://twitter.com/hollyR_J_N/status/4021666...
Team Algore is ecstatic.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1025404 Nov 17, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Oooh oooh oooh a rare Sunday appearance by the thread software douche Emutt.
Forty Niners have a bye week?
fck off scumbag.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1025405 Nov 17, 2013
PHILADELPHIA (CBSDC)— The Washington Redskins team bus was apparently egged on the way to Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Sunday morning.

Defensive lineman Chris Baker posted a photo of the egg smeared side of the vehicle on Instagram.

“Our bus got egged on the way to the game,” his caption reads,“only in Philly lol.”

Stay classy, Philadelphia.

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1025406 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the opponent was a State Senator who was backed by the Republican "establishment"....
as for whether there was a Socialist DemoKKKrat candidate, who cares...
at least Si wasn't a draft-dodging scumbag like you...
since there hasn't been a draft since 72, that would make SI at a minimum 60 years old.

Hey Johnny boy just when and where did you serve?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1025407 Nov 17, 2013
TSM wrote:
Then you have Oprah saying: Racists Have to Die for Racism to End.... Its older white people that are the problem she must have been referring to White Liberals/Democrats….Right?
bring it on, Oprah, you fat lesbian swine....

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1025408 Nov 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Graph of Obama's 3 week job approval meltdown from RCP.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lCHiB4NifWE/UokLWuw...
He has lost the trust of millions. He is now seen as a liar by millions who thought he wasn't.

IMO, this massive blow to his ego will result in him hopping on the Obamacare campaign trail yet again. He needs adoring crowds and reassurance.

His handlers will somehow see that he gets it.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1025409 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
your argument speaks for itself as to the shallowness of your patriotism and your sense of morality....
besides, Obama was hiding at Harvard while Americans were fighting in Desert Storm....
Fighting? ROFLMAO__the Iraqi's were surrendering to US news crews dumbazz. And on the odd chance that DaBammy had served__it would have been a real safe deal JAG etc.

Not many US troops died in that campaign__interesting that 15 females died while only 8 were KIA* in Vietnam.

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1025410 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the past is the past, but...
any form of compulsory national service, including the military draft, is a form of slavery that is inconsistent with a free society...
judge people by what they do voluntarily, not at the point of a gun...
I have to strongly disagree with that line of BS. In order to live in a free society and enjoy those freedoms, you need to contribute to that society. Sometimes that means contributing some of your time, maybe your life. I can't imagine what this world would be like if my father's generation felt the way you do. would we all be speaking German?

Listen you yellow belly chicken sh!t conservative wimp
NOTHING IN LIFE IS FREE.

FREEDOM COMES AT A HIGH COST.

Gid jerks like you make me sick with disgust. I'm a liberal, but I know that freedom comes with a cost, so I paid that cost with 6.5 years service in the Corps.

BTW, every country in Europe requires some sort of service to their country.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1025411 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the opponent was a State Senator who was backed by the Republican "establishment"....
as for whether there was a Socialist DemoKKKrat candidate, who cares...
at least Si wasn't a draft-dodging scumbag like you...
The opponent, Riser, was an establishment/Tea Party candidate who had been serving in the LA legislature. Additionally he was supported by Gov Jindall.

Learn how to read ahole.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1025412 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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before there can be compromise, there must be inclusion....
the DemoKKKrats refused to include Republicans in any manner in developing the Anti-American Communist Act...
FACT: Republican attempts to gut the legislation or restrict abortion procedures could not have been presented if they had not been included in the process. Republicans could not have voted down amendments if they had not be included in the process. Geez!

Do you really think there were no republicans on the various committees taking up the ACA bill?(Education and Labor; Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Finance committees?) It is well documented that Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus was talking with Republican senators across the aisle who were united in their opposition to Obama.

Where were you when the Republicans were debating the bill on the floor? Sleeping? The only reason there were uniform consent agreements (UCAs) in the first place is because Republicans agreed. Can't do that if your not included in the discussion.

Here, this is a good article that may help you understand the process.

http://www.aallnet.org/main-menu/Publications...

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1025413 Nov 17, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Unlike Bush, there was no draft to dodge. In peace time, the majority of those who join the military are those who are not academically inclined or are underprivileged members of society.
Without a draft, there is absolutely no reason for someone who is academically inclined to join the military in peacetime if he/she has no interest in a military career and can afford higher education without the help of the GI bill or military schools. None.
"uselesssinceforever "
You are a real peach. Now you slur and demean our military. In a word you say those who volunteer or either stoopid or poor, and those that do not choose to serve are the intelligent and the wealthy. You are sick and full of manure.
Peace
KMA

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1025414 Nov 17, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text> And on the odd chance that DaBammy had served__it would have been a real safe deal JAG etc.
Odd chance? How about NO chance. America-hating leftist cowards like Obama don't go within a mile of recruitment centers.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1025415 Nov 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Because you posted a veto instead of a bill which you lied and said existed.
Where is the BILL that gave permission for enhanced integration that you claim existed-uh?
From the horses mouth:

Bush: "The bill Congress sent me would take away one of the most valuable tools in the war on terror. So today I vetoed it. This is no time for Congress to abandon practices that have a proven track record of keeping America safe."

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1025416 Nov 17, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush did not dodge the draft.
Bill Clinton, liberal hero and coward, did exactly that. IMO that should disqualify ANYONE from becoming Commander in Chief of the armed services.
WTF, give me and the rest of the world a break. I was coming of draft age and had an older brother of draft age during the Vietnam war. I and millions of other know exactly what was going on at the time.

why technically Bush did not avoid the draft, he used another tactic
TO AVOID COMBAT DUTY IN NAM.

That tactic was only available to the rich and connected.

Bush avoided combat duty by joining the Texas Air National Guard, commonly known as the CHAMPAGNE GUARD at the time.

without any ROTC experience, Bush jumped over 150 other applicants and got a commission. Further, he became a pilot fot an aircraft that was being phased out F-106 Delta dart and the only jet to never see service in Nam.

Everybody at the time knew that if you had to go in the service, the only way to ensure you weren't deployed to Nam, was to get in the National Guard.

of all my friends, the only one to get into the Guard was connected.

so please, don't insult those of us who lived through Nam.

Funny when Bush got his war, he stayed aware from instituting a draft, lest some of those pro-war republicans may have actually had to see combat. Instead, he relied heavily on national guard units, stop loss orders and multiple combat deployments of units, sometimes those units spent less time stateside between deployments to Iraq than actual deployment

Oh and BTW GFYS

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1025417 Nov 17, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
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she will be back later with the same self pity and rambling unsupported generalizations
Like I have said before, she lives in a parallel universe where truth is viewed as lies.

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1025418 Nov 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the past is the past, but...
any form of compulsory national service, including the military draft, is a form of slavery that is inconsistent with a free society...
judge people by what they do voluntarily, not at the point of a gun...
Like I said earlier, anyone lacking the guts to serve in their country's military has no business commanding it.

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