Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1619989 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

#1078074 Feb 11, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Paul Seems to think attacking Bill will weaken Hillary's chances in any future election...it seems he might be stupid enough to think he could be a viable candidate...
like i stated, Obama knew attacking Bill wouldn't work. people on his campaign were chomping at the bit to use that crap, but he repeatedly said no, knowing it would only lessen him, not her...
he was correct. little Randy doesn't seem to have learned this....not presidential material.
If Al Gore had embraced Bill, he may have won. Rand Paul is a whiner like his father. The only thing I liked that he has said is that he is in favor of restoring voting rights to felons and was in favor of facilitating felons re entry into society without the stigma that prevents them from doing so. I absolutely agree with this. We can't as a society keep wholesale warehousing people. If they have paid their debt to society they should be given another chance to have a life.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1078075 Feb 11, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
According to Flack, it's the water company's fault to think that the river water wasn't polluted with chemicals.
Not the company that kept the chemical in an old tank with a faulty containment system.
It was the water company that didn't shut the intakes for almost a whole day after being informed about the leak. If they had shut the intake and waited till the leak passed by none of this would be much of a story. The decision to not close the valve was the fire department would have insufficient water pressure to fight fires.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1078076 Feb 11, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Facts about Americans defined as “poor” by the Census Bureau, all taken from various government reports and included “Understanding Poverty in the United States”:
—¸ Eighty percent of poor households have air conditioning. By contrast, in 1970, only 36 percent of the entire U.S. population enjoyed air conditioning.
—¸ Fully 92 percent of poor households have a microwave; two-thirds have at least one DVD player and 70 percent have a VCR.
—¸ Nearly 75 percent have a car or truck; 31 percent have two or more cars or trucks.
¸ Four out of five poor adults assert they were never hungry at any time in the prior year due to lack of money for food.
—¸ Nearly two-thirds have cable or satellite television.
—¸ Half have a personal computer; one in seven have two or more computers.
—¸ More than half of poor families with children have a video game system such as Xbox or PlayStation.
—¸ Just under half — 43 percent — have Internet access.
—¸ A third have a widescreen plasma or LCD TV.
—¸ One in every four has a digital video recorder such as TiVo.
As noted, TV newscasts about poverty in America usually picture the poor as homeless or as a destitute family living in an overcrowded, rundown trailer. The actual facts are far different:
—¸ At a single point in time, only one in 70 poor persons is homeless.
—¸ The vast majority of the houses or apartments of the poor are in good repair; only 6 percent are over-crowded.
—¸ The average poor American has more living space than the average non-poor individual living in Sweden, France, Germany or the United Kingdom.
—¸ Only 10 percent of the poor live in mobile homes or trailers; half live in detached single-family houses or townhouses, while 40 percent live in apartments.
—¸ Forty-two percent of all poor households own their home; on average, it’s a three-bedroom house with one-and-a-half baths, a garage, and a porch or patio.
Maybe you were talking about yourself. We know you cut your hours to qualify for ObamaCare.
The Census Bureau counts how many people have tvs? That's a lie.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Satellite Beach, FL

#1078077 Feb 11, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>please replace the flowers on the graves of thoset hat died serving you when you are done dancing on them...
Hillary Clinton to woodtick57-IQ: "What DIFFERENCE does it make?" ... LOL

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1078079 Feb 11, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Facts about Americans defined as “poor” by the Census Bureau, all taken from various government reports and included “Understanding Poverty in the United States”:
—¸ Eighty percent of poor households have air conditioning. By contrast, in 1970, only 36 percent of the entire U.S. population enjoyed air conditioning.
—¸ Fully 92 percent of poor households have a microwave; two-thirds have at least one DVD player and 70 percent have a VCR.
—¸ Nearly 75 percent have a car or truck; 31 percent have two or more cars or trucks.
¸ Four out of five poor adults assert they were never hungry at any time in the prior year due to lack of money for food.
—¸ Nearly two-thirds have cable or satellite television.
—¸ Half have a personal computer; one in seven have two or more computers.
—¸ More than half of poor families with children have a video game system such as Xbox or PlayStation.
—¸ Just under half — 43 percent — have Internet access.
—¸ A third have a widescreen plasma or LCD TV.
—¸ One in every four has a digital video recorder such as TiVo.
As noted, TV newscasts about poverty in America usually picture the poor as homeless or as a destitute family living in an overcrowded, rundown trailer. The actual facts are far different:
—¸ At a single point in time, only one in 70 poor persons is homeless.
—¸ The vast majority of the houses or apartments of the poor are in good repair; only 6 percent are over-crowded.
—¸ The average poor American has more living space than the average non-poor individual living in Sweden, France, Germany or the United Kingdom.
—¸ Only 10 percent of the poor live in mobile homes or trailers; half live in detached single-family houses or townhouses, while 40 percent live in apartments.
—¸ Forty-two percent of all poor households own their home; on average, it’s a three-bedroom house with one-and-a-half baths, a garage, and a porch or patio.
Maybe you were talking about yourself. We know you cut your hours to qualify for ObamaCare.
Go to any auction & buy a window A/C unit for $40, a used microwave for $20, used big screen for $50 or less, Used PC almost free. A VCR $10.

Are you really sure you want to use these as a symbol of well off???

"Understanding Poverty in the United States” The right whiner Heritage people's guide to not feeling guilty as they hand out 4 billion in oil subsidies to companies making tens of billions in profits but want to cut food stamps by 40 billion.

They used farmers as hostages to force a 9 billion cut in food stamps

"OMG we can't have poor people that aren't hungry!!! Starve those children more & maybe their worthless scum parents will find work" This fact that these same Republicans fomented the recession that cost millions of thee people their jobs. But hey, like I said "F*ck poor people", right Mr Stein.

Face it, the Republicans hate poor people. They can't stand them. Republican Congressmen gain favor with their base by cutting aid to the poor.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Satellite Beach, FL

#1078080 Feb 11, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
If Al Gore had embraced Bill, he may have won. Rand Paul is a whiner like his father. The only thing I liked that he has said is that he is in favor of restoring voting rights to felons and was in favor of facilitating felons re entry into society without the stigma that prevents them from doing so. I absolutely agree with this. We can't as a society keep wholesale warehousing people. If they have paid their debt to society they should be given another chance to have a life.
But Al Gore wasn't half black.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Satellite Beach, FL

#1078081 Feb 11, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text> The Census Bureau counts how many people have tvs? That's a lie.
"lie"? Did you say, "lie"? Barack Hussein Obama: "Lie of the Year"!... LOL
new yawk

East Amherst, NY

#1078082 Feb 11, 2014
And the bash goes on ....

Obama still blaming Bush ....

And now Paul bashing Clinton ....

But at least Obama and Bush weren't sexual *predators*....

*Too harsh a word*.... Womanizer is more accurate.
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
I know! As if the American people haven't heard about Bill Clintons escapades before!
He keeps calling him a predator. Whatever.
E23Jer34

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

#1078083 Feb 11, 2014
If there would have been real jews still today - They would still be an cult of secretive, inbreeding individuals who believe they are evil.

Since this myth is 3000 years old, either you would have people dead of genetic diesises - or more likely there are no "real jews".

more likely new "real jews" have later in history taken up the privlegde by calling themselfs gods chosen people.

THINK PEOPLE THINK!!

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1078084 Feb 11, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It was the water company that didn't shut the intakes for almost a whole day after being informed about the leak. If they had shut the intake and waited till the leak passed by none of this would be much of a story. The decision to not close the valve was the fire department would have insufficient water pressure to fight fires.
See, its not the fault of the people that leaked the chemicals. Its always someone else's fault.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Satellite Beach, FL

#1078085 Feb 11, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text> The Census Bureau counts how many people have tvs? That's a lie.
You should just be happy they count and publish how many daily vodkas you have.
E23Jer34

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

#1078087 Feb 11, 2014
whooops - wrong threat LOL sorry
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1078088 Feb 11, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Good news; now vote these aholes out and let the Democrats take the house back.
the hope that Republican s would cave on immigration was the last hope of the DemoKKKrats for the 2014 election......
new yawk

East Amherst, NY

#1078089 Feb 11, 2014
Yep, wrong *threat*...

You're looking for "Messianic Jews ( are ) being persecuted in Israel" thread.

So, who are you on THAT thread ....

Cause it 'aint' E23Jer34!

Troll ...
E23Jer34 wrote:
whooops - wrong threat LOL sorry

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1078090 Feb 11, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
See, its not the fault of the people that leaked the chemicals. Its always someone else's fault.
I'm not excusing the chemical company but it was 7500 gallons. The Elk there is not a big river but it is not a creek either. It has barge traffic which means it is deep. It flows at a good clip. Here, read this.
West Virginia American Water Company believed that its sophisticated filtration system would handle the spill, and only several hours later issued the do-not-use order after it became apparent the chemical was getting through. It’s important to note that had WVAWC stopped the intake it would have dropped pressure in the lines, putting fire service at risk.

The chemical that spilled is not considered toxic or hazardous, and it would take extremely high concentrations to cause any serious health problems. However, once WVAWC made the decision to impose the do-not-use order, it had to establish a process for determining acceptable levels, a time-consuming process requiring hundreds of separate tests throughout the system.

Freedom Industries tank farm does not require any specific permitting, beyond a standard license for rainwater runoff.“There was no environmental framework in place to stop the leak in the tank or the secondary containment,” DEP Secretary Randy Huffman told me.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1078091 Feb 11, 2014
NuculurVodkaOption wrote:
<quoted text> Hillary Clinton to woodtick57-IQ: "What DIFFERENCE does it make?" ... LOL
a grave dancing twelve year old from 2002....

LOL...seriously? my daughters thought you were lame a decade ago.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1078093 Feb 11, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
Well, that ray of sunshine didn't last long. House Republicans' encouraging tilt toward immigration reform, complete with a statement of principles conceding that even immigrants without documents who meet certain criteria should be able to "live legally and without fear in the U.S.," survived for just one week.
It took one week for heated backlash from anti-immigration stalwarts in the House and around the country to prompt Speaker John Boehner into backtracking.[...] Boehner's capitulation to the GOP's die-hards is deeply disappointing. It was also brazenly insincere.[...]
Rarely has a party been so stubbornly in denial about the need to reach out to a wider base.
http://www.denverpost.com/editorials/ci_25088...
"immigration reform" is impossible with a President who refuses to enforce existing immigration law.....
Woodtick57IQ

Satellite Beach, FL

#1078094 Feb 11, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text> a grave dancing twelve year old from 2002....
LOL...seriously? my daughters thought you were lame a decade ago.
You have no daughters; you went lame years ago and can never have children, thankfully.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1078095 Feb 11, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
States who opted out of Obamacare are now going to be forced to comply because of the Obamacare gap.
please explain.....
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1078096 Feb 11, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Go to any auction & buy a window A/C unit for $40, a used microwave for $20, used big screen for $50 or less, Used PC almost free. A VCR $10.
Are you really sure you want to use these as a symbol of well off???
"Understanding Poverty in the United States” The right whiner Heritage people's guide to not feeling guilty as they hand out 4 billion in oil subsidies to companies making tens of billions in profits but want to cut food stamps by 40 billion.
They used farmers as hostages to force a 9 billion cut in food stamps
"OMG we can't have poor people that aren't hungry!!! Starve those children more & maybe their worthless scum parents will find work" This fact that these same Republicans fomented the recession that cost millions of thee people their jobs. But hey, like I said "F*ck poor people", right Mr Stein.
Face it, the Republicans hate poor people. They can't stand them. Republican Congressmen gain favor with their base by cutting aid to the poor.
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