Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1535659 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

#1038655 Dec 10, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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lily slinging slurs yet again.
fixed it for ya.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1038656 Dec 10, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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I love how the Progressives always succeed in making asses out of each other.
Another bet: I bet 3 to 1 moronic Nuc will pull another Colonel Klink and claim he saw nothing.
lol! I love how cons do it both to each other and independently....

... and gosh darn it, they're proud of it too!
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1038657 Dec 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Did she buy a gun yet and go for her Oafkeepers training?
She's a biker babe now. Should mention that in Central Florida there are thousands of 60ish women who who actually own/drive motorcycles__not just plop their azzes on the btch seat.

Have you checked out www.flamewarriorsguide.com yet?

Eman is an "enfante provocateur"
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1038658 Dec 10, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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When you posted your in-the-face racist comment this morning, you lost the ability to complain about "boy".
What a hypocrite!
lol! WHAM! And there's that race card again!!!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1038659 Dec 10, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>But... you can as David Duke son!
LIAR (so what else is new)...but but...FACT: the Republican Party never embraced Duke and when he ran for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1992, as a matter of FACT: Republican Party officials tried to block his participation. Hypocritical is the word for how Democrats also ignore Duke’s long participation in the Democratic Party with no efforts by Democrats to block him. Why didn't the democrats block Duke? ah yes because he was a racist democrat just like they all were and continue to be.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1038660 Dec 10, 2013
flack wrote:
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Obama's law days effective but brief
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Senior attorneys at the small firm where he worked say he was a strong writer and researcher, but was involved in relatively few cases -- about 30 -- and spent only four years as a full-time lawyer before entering politics.
Obama arrived in Chicago in 1993 with a degree from Harvard Law School and was hired as a junior lawyer at the firm then known as Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Gallard. He helped represent clients in civil and voting rights matters and wrongful firings, argued a case before a federal appellate court, and took the lead in writing a suit to expand voter registration.
But the firm also handled routine legal matters and real estate. Obama spent about 70% of his time on voting rights, civil rights and employment, generally as a junior associate. The rest of his time was spent on matters related to real estate transactions, filing incorporation papers and defending clients against minor lawsuits.
In one instance, Obama defended a nonprofit corporation that owns low-income housing projects against a lawsuit in which a man alleged that he slipped and fell because of poor maintenance. Obama got the suit dismissed.
In another case, Obama appeared on behalf of a nonprofit corporation that provided healthcare for poor people. A woman who claimed income of less than $8,000 a year had sued Obama's client to obtain a $336 payment for baby-sitting services; Obama's client paid up, and the case was settled.
In 1994, Obama appeared in Cook County court on behalf of Woodlawn Preservation & Investment Corp., defending it against a suit by the city, which alleged that the company failed to provide heat for low-income tenants on the South Side during the winter.
more if needed
One wonders why they coulnd't cite the case.
You'd think there would be more detailed information given IF Obama actually did what the article says (arguing a case before an appellate court). Comparing that to the minute details given of what appears to be cases settled out of court, a logical conclusion would be there is still no evidence anywhere that Obama ever saw the inside of a courtroom as a lawyer.
Argue a case before apellate court: nothing more than a general statement with no details.
Penny ante lawsuits settled out of court: details about who, what, when, where and how it was resolved.
Times staff writer. Election year.
I'll say it again:
Obama has never seen the inside of a courtroom as a lawyer.
Disagree?
Location:
Plaintiff:
Defendant:
Name of judge hearing the case:
If Obama had ever seen the inside of a courtroom as a lawyer, the above information is public record.
For some reason, even that "journalist", who could dig up the details of very unforgetable cases, couldn't come up with any details about Obama ever appearing in any courtroom as a lawyer.
Put this in the category of just another lie about Obama published in our so-called "news" media.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1038661 Dec 10, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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You would have rounded up Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor too. They were, after all, Japanese.
Actually no son. Many were Americans.

They must have left that out of your history books!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1038663 Dec 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oprah's Book Club 2.0 has a new novel to add to its ranks in 2014 -- and it's a book Oprah loved so much, she decided to select it as the third pick for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 before she had even finished reading it.
The Invention of Wings is a powerful novel written by Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Lives of Bees.
"It is going to 'wow' you," Oprah says in the video above. "I think you're going to love this book because it is layered, it is gripping, it's historical and based on the real-life Grimkes from pre-war Charleston, South Carolina."
Supporting Barack Hussein O'bama killed Oprahahaha's career.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1038664 Dec 10, 2013
Anyone hear what the Obama lies are for this week yet?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1038665 Dec 10, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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The Dems did! It wasn't until the Reps gained control of both houses that US citizens of Japanese descent were given retributions for false imprisonment.
Son, many had their businesses and lands and homes taken away and never returned after the war.

And it's not 'retribution' but 'restitution' you twit!
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1038666 Dec 10, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Sargent Shultz
LOL, you can see I do not watch much entertainment. Thanks
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1038667 Dec 10, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Obamacare is screwing with the volunteer fire departments.
Yes it is!!
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1038668 Dec 10, 2013
Eman wrote:
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fixed it for ya.
Post#373324 lily:- Well, next he'll call you Jewish; "cuz, dont'cha know it's all them n---gars 'n kykes causin' all the problems for the white folk, oh yeah, and them queers too...

It's the culture...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1038669 Dec 10, 2013
'I just instantly burst into tears': Medical worker finally gets insurance on Obamacare website
Maggie Fox NBC News

6 hours ago

JoAnn and Eric Smith of Clearwater, Fla., were able to sign up for health insurance on the federal exchange Monday after months of trying.
It took two months, weekly visits to the jammed-up federal website and a half-dozen phone calls, but JoAnn Smith finally got health insurance Monday. It’ll only cost her $3.19 a month to cover herself and her husband.

“I just instantly burst into tears,” she says.

Smith started working on getting insurance even before the federal website, HealthCare.gov , opened Oct. 1, pre-registering to get a headstart on the process. But, like millions of other Americans who tried, she was stymied by the website’s glitches.

She told NBC News her story last week, and as of Friday, a week after the federal website was supposed to have been much improved, Smith still could not get all the way through the process.

Smith, a 60-year-old medical transcriptionist in Clearwater, Fla., must use the federal website to buy health insurance because Florida opted not to run its own. She’s been without health insurance for years and had been looking forward to getting subsidized coverage for herself and her husband Eric, 56, who’s unemployed.

The 2010 Affordable Care Act aims to get health insurance to the 16 percent of Americans who don’t have any by helping some buy health insurance on new websites, and by widening Medicaid benefits to others. People have until Dec. 23 to sign up for health insurance that starts on the first possible day, Jan. 1. They have until March 31 to sign up and avoid paying a tax.

Smith’s employer doesn’t provide health insurance.“They took a vote at the company and people wanted more money in their pockets,” she says. And business has been thin.“I have had four paycuts in one year,” says Smith, who estimates she will earn $23,000 this year for her 40-hour a week job.

This makes her eligible for a hefty federal subsidy.

It wasn’t easy to arrange. Smith says she called the federal call center several times over the weekend, trying to get signed up.“Every day last week I called them,” she says.“Yesterday morning I called early and there was like a 20-minute wait.”

So she waited until Monday morning.

“This morning the most loveliest of helpers answered the phone,” Smith told NBC News later Monday.“She said there was a mistake on original application, in that it said I was eligible for workplace insurance. She re-did the whole thing in record time and I don’t have to copy my paystubs and get a letter from work.”

Smith chose a silver-level plan from Humana, and said it was “totally mind-blowing” to see the $3.19 monthly premium, after a federal subsidy.“So we were just about good to go and the system went down again,” she says.

She called back an hour or so later, and her application took just seconds to complete. All she has to do now is confirm her payment and eligibility with Humana, her new insurance provider.

“I am kind of afraid to call them because I feel like it’s a trick,” Smith confesses.“I am afraid I will call and they will say ‘JoAnn who?’”

Federal health officials say they'll report sometime in mid-December on how many people were able to sign up for health insurance in November. One source has estimated it was only about 100,000.

Smith isn't the only one struggling to get signed up. On Tuesday morning, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she got enrolled. "After 3 days, on and off, of browser glitches & frustration, I believe I'm enrolled in the DC healthcare exchange," she tweeted.

Murkowski, a Republican, is one of several members of Congress signing up for coverage on the exchanges, even though they have employer-sponsored coverage as federal employees, so they can experience what their constituents do.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1038670 Dec 10, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! I love how cons do it both to each other and independently....
... and gosh darn it, they're proud of it too!
Speaking of Colonel Klink, what's up Wilhelm from Germany (AKA, Grey Ghost)?

Are you going to screw up again and post from the mainland like you did last week, clown?

I must admit, your acting like a clown fits better than when you posted as Grey Ghost and tried to make valid arguments.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1038671 Dec 10, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
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"Whatever"
Good points. Take a look at Washington State for instance;
Over 150,000 Washington residents have signed up for Medicaid
About 61,000 have signed up for private insurance but, 43,000 who signed up for private insurance have not completed all the steps to get private insurance and that includes no payments for the insurance. In a nutshell only about 9% of those applying have obtained private health insurance.
Peace
Pretty much the pattern as info isn't being passed on. There will be a lot of unhappy people come Jan 1 when they go to the ER and discover they have no insurance.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1038672 Dec 10, 2013
flack wrote:
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Obama's law days effective but brief
CAMPAIGN '08: RACE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE
....Senior attorneys at the small firm where he worked say he was a strong writer and researcher....
Obama applied for a position as an adjunct and wasn’t even considered. A few weeks later the law school got a phone call from the Board of Trustees telling them to find him an office, put him on the payroll, and give him a class to teach. The Board told him he didn’t have to be a member of the faculty, but they needed to give him a temporary position. He was never a professor and was hardly an adjunct.

The other professors objected to his appointment because he was lazy, unqualified, never attended any of the faculty meetings, and it was clear that the position was nothing more than a political stepping stool. According to my professor friend, he had the lowest intellectual capacity in the building. He also doubted whether he was legitimately an editor on the Harvard Law Review, because if he was, he would be the first and only editor of an Ivy League law review to never be published while in school (publication is or was a requirement).

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1038673 Dec 10, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Since when did George Washington necklaced people or even hinted that this would be acceptable?
We don't know what George Washington's troops did. Terrible, terrible things happen during a revolt/war. Mandela did not necklace anyone nor did he support such mob justice. I would imagine (but, admittedly, don't know)that he would be sickened by it. Your kind did terrible things to southern blacks. Our soldiers massacred 200-500 innocent civilians in the villages of My Lai. It happens and we learn from our mistakes.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1038674 Dec 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>She's a biker babe now. Should mention that in Central Florida there are thousands of 60ish women who who actually own/drive motorcycles__not just plop their azzes on the btch seat.
Have you checked out www.flamewarriorsguide.com yet?
Eman is an "enfante provocateur"
Realtime patronizes, disparages, or otherwise denigrates females. Realtime's attitude is of phoney superiority in the belief that women are inferior to him and thus deserving of less than equal treatment...

Realtime would set up a jihad emirate and establish Sharia law. His goal has never changed...Realtime, Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, Bob Filner, the Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castros answers the question as to which side actually 'wants women barefoot, illiterate, and pregnant'...

Realtime all the time bent over and punked by No Surprize Carol, Galt, Flack, obama, someone or something all the time something in his ass, you looking like an ignorant idiot....

It's the culture...
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1038675 Dec 10, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Supporting Barack Hussein O'bama killed Oprahahaha's career.
Didn't help her much when she decided to call the majority of Americans racist because they didn't support Obamacare.

Oprah had her day and now needs to sell off her tangible holdings before she looses her butt.

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