Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1395293 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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forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1073632 Feb 3, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i don't like white people so move your ass back to Europe.
How do you know I am white?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1073633 Feb 3, 2014
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
<quoted text>
to a rational, logical person...?
That rules you out.
yet the glaring fact here is you had nothing factual or cogent to add...

as usual....
Emeemammy

Satellite Beach, FL

#1073634 Feb 3, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
If you're independent then name one instance where you supported a Democrat or independent candidate over the Tea Party candidate (Republican affiliate), moron.
And its your convoluted interpretation of the Constitution that's "extreme right wing".
"What DIFFERENCE does it make?" LOL

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1073635 Feb 3, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So your claim is that health insurance was always affordable??
This coming from a person whose premiums are subsidized by the tax payers.
Now that's really funny.
You still have never been able to find proof any subsidy to American oil companies exist, moron.

If you join the economy, yes, it was affordable. If you were a lazy bagofshit that chose to be uneducated and unreliable and nobody wanted to keep you on their workforce, no, you wouldn't be able to afford health insurance with a work ethic like that.

How to afford health insurance before ObamaKare:
1) Don't drop out of school.
2) Study while you're in school.
3) Don't have children before you're married.
4) Get a job and show up for work every day on time.
5) Don't hang out with useless shitbags playing basketball at midnight.
6) Don't engage in criminal activity.

If you did these things before ObamaKare raised the premiums and deductibles, you 'd be able to affore health insurance like every other middle class American throughout the past half century.

The problem with affordability wasn't the price. It was the work ethic of the people who couldn't afford it. If they changed their work ethic, all those "unaffordable" problems would go away, just like it did for every working middle class American who raised a family and provided them with health insurance.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1073636 Feb 3, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Blame the victim. Davis was a high school student who worked part time at Winn Dixie. He had gone Christmas shopping with his friends.
Who in the he11 buys wine at a convenience store?
Dunn is in deep sht.
BTW Charlie Crist's Democratic political benefactor is John Morgan who's group has successfully managed to put medical marijuana on the November ballot. The experts claim that this will bring many younger voters to the polls. We'll see.
marijuana is illegal under federal law, medical or otherwise.....

your ballot measure is meaningless....

the federal statute of limitations is five years, so someone "legally" selling marijuana in Colorado now is subject to prosecution for a felony until January 2019......

only a fool would take that risk.....
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1073637 Feb 3, 2014
angel wrote:
<quoted text>Gotta hand it to you teabagging neo nazis: You have a lotta love for the Classics.
Ill bet the neanderthals who murderd Emmett Till back in the early '50's used that very same witticism frequently.
you need to learn how to handle big boy conversations....

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1073638 Feb 3, 2014
US manufacturing, construction spending slows
Reuters
2 hours ago

Workers assemble built-in appliances at the Whirlpool manufacturing plant in Cleveland, Tennessee.U.S. manufacturing slowed last month as the rate of new orders dropped to a 33-year low.
U.S. manufacturing activity slowed sharply in January on the back of the biggest drop in new orders in years, suggesting the economy had lost steam at the start of 2014.

The economic picture was also darkened by other data on Monday showing spending on construction projects barely rose in December.

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity fell to 51.3 last month, its lowest level since May 2013, from a recently revised 56.5 in December.

"This offers a sobering glimpse on the weakening in growth in recent months, confirming the souring tone in other important economic indicators," said Millan Mulraine, deputy chief economist at TD Securities in New York.

U.S. stocks dropped 1 percent on the data, while prices for U.S. Treasury debt rose. The dollar fell against a basket of currencies.

January's ISM figure was also well below the median forecast of 56 in a Reuters poll of economists, missing even the lowest estimate of 54.2. Readings above 50 indicate expansion.

But some of the weakness could be weather-related.

"Nevertheless, to the extent that much of this weakening in growth momentum has been due to the cold weather conditions nationally, we expect this slowdown to prove temporary and look for a meaningful rebound in activity in the coming months as the weather-effects dissipate," Mulraine added.

The January reading, which marked a second straight month of slowing growth from November's recent peak reading of 57, which had been the highest since April 2011, indicated manufacturing was cooling off from its strong growth in the fourth quarter.

The biggest red flag in the ISM report was the huge drop in the forward-looking new orders index, which fell to 51.2 from 64.4 in December. That 13.2-point drop was the largest monthly decline in the key component since December 1980.

Indicators of employment, production and inventory growth also declined from December. At 52.3, the employment reading was the weakest since June and well below December's 18-month high of 55.8.

In a separate report, the Commerce Department said construction spending rose 0.1 percent in December after advancing 0.8 percent the prior month.

While private construction spending increased 1.0 percent to a five year high, outlays on public construction projects tumbled 2.3 percent. That was the biggest drop in a year and reflected the drag from weak state and local government spending.

The government's advance fourth-quarter gross domestic product last week showed residential investment falling for the first time in three years and spending on non-residential structures falling for the first time since the first quarter of last year.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1073639 Feb 3, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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So who works all those minimum wage jobs that you claim companies can't exist if the minimum wage goes up?
$9.60 an hour makes $20k.
If you're still making minimum wage after a year or two in the work force, that's all you're worth, if that much. That would be a personal voluntary choice. I am not responsible for someone choosing to be a worthless shitbag. They chose to be useless. They have to live with their choice. It's not like we live in a Marxist communist society where you can't make those choices, you moron.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1073640 Feb 3, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Marriage is a legal contract inthe eyes of the State.
How would that contract differ for same sex marriage?
You think the State has the right to sanction "joining"? Where is that the Constitution?
Galt can't wait until these newly married couples find out the ugly truth of higher taxes, reduced eligibility for government handouts, and messy divorces....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1073641 Feb 3, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So who works all those minimum wage jobs that you claim companies can't exist if the minimum wage goes up?
$9.60 an hour makes $20k.
nothing to prevent people of marginal skills and earning power from working two jobs....
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1073642 Feb 3, 2014
More from our moral and intellectual superiors...

Democrats just back from Cuba.....

"Top Democrat On Senate Health Committee Hails Cuban Health Care System"

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/02/top-d...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1073643 Feb 3, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
so they should ignore the other half?
and i'm pretty not every white person is a bigot. you have to remember that there are only 3 million FOXbots and most of them are living in nursing homes.
no reason and no sense to make commercials political at all.....

why offend anybody?

see athletes like Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.....

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1073644 Feb 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text> how did they cover up the attack? did you think it didn't happen? did anything the administration say rule out it being AQ at all? no it didn't. are you really this dense?
again, it sure seems it was AQ but we won't know for sure till we really capture who did it..
perhaps if grave dancers like you hadn't been so busy going after your fellow americans instead of who did the attack, our gov't could have focused on getting them instead of wasting time placating your partisan witch hunt...
You're running away from the question again. But, I'll answer your questions before I point out to you again you're running away from the question.
How? By inventing a lie about some spontaneous demonstration that never happened over some video that didn't even exist when Al Qaeda planned the attack.
What didn't happen? The spontaneous demonstration? Obviously that didn't happen. The video of the entire attack the White House and State Department watched proved that was a lie.
Yes, the Obama lie was "a spontaneous demonstration caused by an anti-muslim video". That rules out Al Qaeda planning and executing an attack, moron.
Want to capture who did it? Disguise yourself as a western news network and just wait until Ahmed Abu Khattala comes to you. CNN was able to find Ahmed Abu Khattala, who was the ringleader in the attack and do a two hour interview.
Now, just why can't Obama find this guy? Maybe because he's not looking.

Since it's very obvious CNN knew what the Obama lie would be before the attack, the lie had to have been generated before the attack. If we look for all the conspirators, I'm sure we'll follow a trail to the White House.

Now, how about you give us your answer for this question:

Why did Obama lie for two weeks covering up the Al Qaeda attack on the United States in Benghazi?
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1073645 Feb 3, 2014
Why Not 1,358 States in the United States....

something about 1789....

http://cafehayek.com/2014/01/why-not-1358-sta...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1073646 Feb 3, 2014
flack wrote:
The Obama administration warned on Monday it could start defaulting on the government's obligations "very soon" after hitting a limit on the national debt later this month.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the federal government should hit the ceiling by the end of February unless Washington raises the nation's limit on public borrowing.
The federal government would then burn through its remaining cash more quickly that it would at other times of the year because the Treasury will be issuing tax refund checks, Lew said.
"Without borrowing authority, at some point very soon, it would not be possible to meet all of the obligations of the federal government," Lew said in prepared remarks at a Bipartisan Policy Center event.
Washington will start scraping up against the debt ceiling by Friday, the day a suspension on the borrowing limit is scheduled to lift. The Treasury will then use accounting measures that will allow the government to keep adding to the debt, but Lew said this strategy would only get the administration to the end of the month.
this story is just like the movie "Groundhog Day"....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1073647 Feb 3, 2014
flack wrote:
The Obama administration warned on Monday it could start defaulting on the government's obligations "very soon" after hitting a limit on the national debt later this month.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the federal government should hit the ceiling by the end of February unless Washington raises the nation's limit on public borrowing.
The federal government would then burn through its remaining cash more quickly that it would at other times of the year because the Treasury will be issuing tax refund checks, Lew said.
"Without borrowing authority, at some point very soon, it would not be possible to meet all of the obligations of the federal government," Lew said in prepared remarks at a Bipartisan Policy Center event.
Washington will start scraping up against the debt ceiling by Friday, the day a suspension on the borrowing limit is scheduled to lift. The Treasury will then use accounting measures that will allow the government to keep adding to the debt, but Lew said this strategy would only get the administration to the end of the month.
It's precisely this kind of uncertainty that makes buying a house now - especially at my age - seem scary as all Haiti.

Even without this uncertainty, it's gonna kill me anyway - or it sure seems that way.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1073648 Feb 3, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
I didn't see an Obama sticker on the way to work again today. But, I ge up at 4 and go to work at 5. I do see Obama stickers on the road at lunch, though.
"slither" - verb; what Obama does when he has to answer real questions.
"lie" - verb; what Obama does when he opens his mouth, except when he shoves fried chicken into it.
"steal" - verb; what the government does when Democrats are running it.
A study showed that people who adorn their cars with bumper stickers, window decals, personalized license plates and other "territorial markers" are aggressive drivers more prone to road rage than those who don't. Seems it's a Republican thing.

It does not seem to matter whether the messages on the stickers are about peace and love — "Visualize World Peace," "My Kid Is an Honor Student" — or angry and in your face — "Don’t Mess With Texas," "My Kid Beat Up Your Honor Student."

"…Drivers who do not personalize their cars get angry, too,....but they don’t act out their anger. They fume, mentally call the other driver a jerk, and move on."

"The more markers a car has, the more aggressively the person tends to drive when provoked." "Just the presence of territory markers predicts the tendency to be an aggressive driver."

I see a lot of Romney bumper stickers out there.

http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolut...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1073649 Feb 3, 2014
more from income equality...er...in..

GM

"As it stands now, Barra will get $4.4 million in total compensation, including a base salary of $1.6 million, in 2014, according to GM's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Her pay currently trails outgoing CEO Akerson’s higher 2013 compensation by 52%. He got an estimated $9 million, with a larger $1.7 million base salary and $7.3 million in stock awards..."

http://www.foxbusiness.com/economy-policy/201...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1073650 Feb 3, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You're running away from the question again. But, I'll answer your questions before I point out to you again you're running away from the question.
How? By inventing a lie about some spontaneous demonstration that never happened over some video that didn't even exist when Al Qaeda planned the attack.
What didn't happen? The spontaneous demonstration? Obviously that didn't happen. The video of the entire attack the White House and State Department watched proved that was a lie.
Yes, the Obama lie was "a spontaneous demonstration caused by an anti-muslim video". That rules out Al Qaeda planning and executing an attack, moron.
Want to capture who did it? Disguise yourself as a western news network and just wait until Ahmed Abu Khattala comes to you. CNN was able to find Ahmed Abu Khattala, who was the ringleader in the attack and do a two hour interview.
Now, just why can't Obama find this guy? Maybe because he's not looking.
Since it's very obvious CNN knew what the Obama lie would be before the attack, the lie had to have been generated before the attack. If we look for all the conspirators, I'm sure we'll follow a trail to the White House.
Now, how about you give us your answer for this question:
Why did Obama lie for two weeks covering up the Al Qaeda attack on the United States in Benghazi?
If woodtick doesn't understand that...or, rather, chooses not to...it's hopeless to expect him to understand much of anything else, sorry to say.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1073651 Feb 3, 2014
A Pennsylvania medical examiner reports more than a dozen people have died in recent weeks from overdosing on laced heroin thought to be sweeping the region.

Allegheny County medical examiner Dr. Karl Williams said Thursday that laboratory tests confirmed that the ultra-potent painkiller fentanyl was present in heroin samples seized in connection with at least 14 overdose deaths in Pennsylvania, according to the Pittsburgh Gazette.

Fentanyl, which is typically prescribed to cancer patients as a last resort, can be 10 to 100 times stronger than morphine, according to CNN. The laced heroin has been sold under street names like "Bud Ice" and "Theraflu."

Williams anticipates further tests will link the laced heroin to other overdose deaths in the state. In six western Pennsylvania counties, 22 people died from heroin overdoses in the past two weeks.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/03/fent...

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