Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1406465 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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Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061743 Jan 13, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>In Great Britain, which as you already know, single payer health insurance (some say socialized medicine) is the rule many citizens also purchase individual health care plans. The plans are expensive and the thinking is that "I'll get to the front of the line__a private room__a better specialist etc etc.
There you go.
Americans living in GB can purchase acceptable plans through HumanaGlobal and others__I'm not sure where the Brits shop. It's likely regional and dependent on illness__kinda like here.
Yeah, yeah, yeah; my American friend in Canada who lived in Alberta used to say the same shyt. I lived there for 12 years and never bought a policy and never had a problem. People make shyt up every day. She also used to say stuff like "they hate Americans here"; well I never experienced that sentiment at all; it was her, she's a Republican from Indiana and when she opened her mouth the Canadians all said "uggghhhhh"
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061744 Jan 13, 2014
A Florida man is in custody on Monday after police said he shot and killed a man who was texting and causing a disturbance at a movie theater. A second person was also shot.

Authorities in Wesley Chapel said that the shooting happened during a matinee showing of the movie “Lone Survivor” at around 1:30 p.m. ET.

Sheriff Chris Nocco told CNN that the suspect was sitting in the row behind the victim, and began arguing because “the victim was using his cellphone, he was texting, he was making a lot of noise

This led to a verbal altercation, the verbal alternation escalated to where the suspect pulled out a .380 and he shot the [victim],” Nocco explained.“I can confirm that the victim died of the injuries. There was another person injured

According to WSTP, the second victim was a woman who was there to see the movie with the first victim. Her injuries were described as non-life threatening.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/theater...
Lnc

United States

#1061745 Jan 13, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, yeah, yeah; my American friend in Canada who lived in Alberta used to say the same shyt. I lived there for 12 years and never bought a policy and never had a problem. People make shyt up every day. She also used to say stuff like "they hate Americans here"; well I never experienced that sentiment at all; it was her, she's a Republican from Indiana and when she opened her mouth the Canadians all said "uggghhhhh"
Dow down the today
the Hate American First posters are silent..maybe shopping
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061746 Jan 13, 2014
Not even a day after he was released from jail for allegedly fire-bombing his ex-girlfriend’s parent’s house, Fellowship Baptist Church Pastor Mike Lewis was leading a service in his rural California church.

The Vacaville, California pastor is accused of encouraging three homeless people in his church’s care to throw a Molotov cocktail through the front window of his ex-girlfriend’s parents’ house.

According to Sarah Nottingham, after she broke off her relationship with Lewis, he has been “trying to hurt” her and her family. She took out a restraining order against him last year.

“That’s the sickest part about it, is that this man claims to be a man of God,” she told CBS 13. She also alleges that Pastor Lewis vandalized her car and set fire to her shrubbery earlier this year.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/pastor-...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1061747 Jan 13, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>i have nothing to prove. you made this ridiculous assertion (yes, ill wait while you look that word up...) yes, i'll wait while you try to understand it...)(....) it would be up to you to prove what you claimed...
did you even understand what is it you claimed when you parroted a proven idiot? you mean you can'[t even understand what a proven idiot says?!? oh man, you are making a total ass of yourself...
And you fart in elevators, too.

Tsk, Tsk, Tsk...
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061748 Jan 13, 2014
Lnc wrote:
<quoted text>
Dow down the today
the Hate American First posters are silent..maybe shopping
In thrift stores!!!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061749 Jan 13, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>do you even understand the links you post?
I can't believe anyone reads them!!! After awhile, you'll realize that most of them are totally crazy and you'll scroll on down the list!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1061750 Jan 13, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
That is just another personal opinion not backed up by facts. So, tell me, when was the last time Federal prosecutors tried a case involving the illegal use of marijuana for medical purposes?
Better, more pertinent question: why do you ask such stupid questions?
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1061751 Jan 13, 2014
Flack
It is here the hamburger making robot. It can make up to 360 custom hamburgers from start to finish including making patty, frying it, slicing and adding tomatoes, onions and pickles. The machine delivers a finish hamburger ready for the customer.
http://momentummachines.com/#product
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1061753 Jan 13, 2014
Mikhail Kalashnikov repented for creating the AK-47 rifle:‘My spiritual pain is unbearable’

Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, turned to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in the months before his death to express remorse for those killed by his invention.

Kalashnikov, who died in December at the age of 94, in April wrote a lengthy emotional letter to Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, Izvestia, a pro-Kremlin daily, reported on Monday.

The Soviet-era legend and Russian national hero had visited an intensive care unit with heart problems only months earlier, and he was spending more and more time in hospital at the time he sent his letter to the Church.

“My spiritual pain is unbearable. I keep having the same unsolved question: if my rifle took away people’s lives, then can it be that I… am guilty for people’s deaths, even if they were enemies?” Kalashnikov asked.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/mikhail...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1061754 Jan 13, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Since you Limbaugh leg humpers claim his show is satire, that must mean that we are not the greatest country on Earth & Obama is making it better.
Right?
Rush loyal listeners can distinguish between his moments of satire and those moments of straight talk.

Idiots like you can't.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1061755 Jan 13, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>that;s not what this poor idea of his was talking about...if all ailments are taken care of why would one need a better policy?
Marketing? It really does depend on where one lives and what ones medical needs are.

Here the ACA exchanges offer different grades of coverage__but some may want to shell out more to opt completely,t choosing a private plan tailored to their personal needs/ailments etc..

As one for instance I've a friend who visits a dermatologist monthly for time consuming and very costly melanoma scans/inspections. There is no alternative__it's a must do. My friend doesn't need his medical care sent askew. Fortunately, beyond Medicare, he has a continuing plan through his former employer and a small military supplemental plan which he pays for.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1061756 Jan 13, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
And you fart in elevators, too.
Tsk, Tsk, Tsk...
I guess this is how a no-life moron racks up 39,000+ posts.
Lnc

United States

#1061757 Jan 13, 2014
Interesting

Monday’s expected confirmation of Robert Wilkins to the D.C. Circuit Court will be the latest judicial win for the White House — not just because he’s the third of the three nominees the president announced in June to increase pressure on Senate Republicans, but because he’s the 41st African-American Obama’s gotten confirmed for the bench.

President Barack Obama has talked a lot about increasing diversity on the bench. A year ago, shortly after Obama’s second inauguration and fresh on the job himself as the new chief of staff, Denis McDonough decided to actually make it a West Wing priority.

The White House is eager to talk about its record of success, despite its complaints about long waits on confirmations that led Democrats to the nuclear option in the Senate. Obama has nominated, and the Senate has confirmed, more women, more African-Americans, more Latinos, more Asians and more openly gay judges than any previous president.

The Senate has confirmed 93 women to the bench thus far during Obama’s tenure, compared to 71 during George W. Bush’s full two terms. Bill Clinton got the first and only openly gay judge confirmed before 2009. Obama’s gotten seven confirmed so far.

Much of that has to do with the emphasis McDonough’s put on the effort. Late in the week, every week, he hosts a special judicial nominations meeting in his office which he and White House counsel Kathy Ruemmler co-chair — where there are openings, whom they want in the spots, and how they’re going to get those people confirmed.

Obama’s attention to judicial diversity is “incredible legacy matter,” Ruemmler said.“He has always stated that he wants to make sure that we raise the bar for the next president and the president thereafter.”

(PHOTOS: Scenes from SCOTUS during Prop. 8, DOMA arguments)

“The president is holding my feet to the fire to make sure that we’re continuing to drive judicial nominations, both in terms of numbers, but also in terms of diversity,” Ruemmler added.

Together with staffers from the political, legislative, communications and public engagement offices and senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer, McDonough and Ruemmler go through the status of pending recommendations from senators and candidate vets, which nominees are coming up on the floor and when, and who’s going to take which senator for the necessary lobbying phone calls.

The meetings are about external strategy, but they’re also meant “to drive the judicial agenda within the White House, to get everyone motivated and to let everybody know internally at the White House how much of a priority it was to the president to make a big push with respect to judges,” Ruemmler said.

The president’s been roundly criticized for not paying enough attention to diversity in his administration, and Democrats complained that he hadn’t spent nearly enough time on judicial nominations in his first term.

“The reality is they started slowly on judicial nominations, which had he not been reelected would have created a real problem,” said Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.).

A year later, the situation looks very different, Leahy said.“When President Obama finishes his term, here’s what’s going to be important: he will leave a federal judiciary more diverse — gender, racial — than it ever has been.”

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, attributed the change in nominees in part to a legal community that’s grown more diverse over the years.“It’s a whole societal attitude that they’re benefiting from, and I’m glad that they’re taking advantage of it, but they’ve got qualified people,” he said.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/01/barack-...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1061758 Jan 13, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Ahmed Abu Khattala is not Al Qaeda.
All Muslim terrorists are the same breed of filthy dogs...

only you people make excuses for them...

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#1061760 Jan 13, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>why would you need a better level of care if any ailment you have is treated?
seems you have some problems left to solve...like logic.
Like everything else in society health care also caters for the rich & famous. They might like a nurse beside their bed 24/7 so you have to pay for that, along with a private room in a private hospital. or would you expect the government to pay for that as well ?
For those people that want that then let them pay for it, that's how it works in other countries.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1061761 Jan 13, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It's been done old timer__what fking planet are you living on?
My original post to your dmbazz said that Christie's screw up would be revived with each law suit filed___well guess what pal?
You're a stooge.
Christie is your guy, pal...live with it...
Lnc

United States

#1061762 Jan 13, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess this is how a no-life moron racks up 39,000+ posts.
39 thou trolls
Lnc

United States

#1061764 Jan 13, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
Mikhail Kalashnikov repented for creating the AK-47 rifle:‘My spiritual pain is unbearable’
Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, turned to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in the months before his death to express remorse for those killed by his invention.
Kalashnikov, who died in December at the age of 94, in April wrote a lengthy emotional letter to Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, Izvestia, a pro-Kremlin daily, reported on Monday.
The Soviet-era legend and Russian national hero had visited an intensive care unit with heart problems only months earlier, and he was spending more and more time in hospital at the time he sent his letter to the Church.
“My spiritual pain is unbearable. I keep having the same unsolved question: if my rifle took away people’s lives, then can it be that I… am guilty for people’s deaths, even if they were enemies?” Kalashnikov asked.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/mikhail...
Carol vs Galt continues as the party divides on abortion and other issues.
Gov. Christie seems still the one for 2016
Lnc

United States

#1061765 Jan 13, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Marketing? It really does depend on where one lives and what ones medical needs are.
Here the ACA exchanges offer different grades of coverage__but some may want to shell out more to opt completely,t choosing a private plan tailored to their personal needs/ailments etc..
As one for instance I've a friend who visits a dermatologist monthly for time consuming and very costly melanoma scans/inspections. There is no alternative__it's a must do. My friend doesn't need his medical care sent askew. Fortunately, beyond Medicare, he has a continuing plan through his former employer and a small military supplemental plan which he pays for.
The very wealthy will not be impacted by ACA?
Those with tough medical problems will continue to have issues.
The whiners will be on later to announce the sky is falling

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