Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1275000 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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“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

United States

#1083352 Feb 20, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Read the latest on Emperor Zero, their leader, the one who apologizes and weakens America and has succeeded in destruction from within, where Al Qaeda has failed. I guess it isn't enough that the mainstream media lackeys still carry Obammy's water and act as though his promise to walk on it, came true:
The Federal Communications Commission's plans to put government monitors in TV and radio newsrooms to assess their coverage of eight "critical information needs", and "underserved populations".
The FCC, like much of the alphabet soup in Washington, is an FDR creation that, as with many others, used the cover of "interstate commerce" to turn a federal government into a central government: Radio stations' signals often crossed state lines, and so they supposedly fell within the feds' jurisdiction. In the usual boundlessly expansive way of Washington, that's somehow evolved into a regulatory authority over how local stations serve local communities.
Now it's evolving again, into MICRO-REGULATION OF THE NEWS.
What are the eight "critical information needs" - or CINs, in the regulatory jargon - actually are. You can find them listed by googling a report, from something called "Social Solutions International" of Silver Spring, Maryland:
SOCIAL SOLUTIONS HAS BEEN TASKED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RESEARCH DESIGN THAT CAN BE USED TO IDENTIFY AND UNDERSTAND THE CRITICAL INFORMATION NEEDS (CINS) OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC (WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON VULNERABLE/DISADVANTAGED POPULATIONS).
Let's look at a possible scenario:
How about that "the environment" has been identified as a Critical Information Need. So the government monitor in your local newsroom will be tracking how the station covers "the environment", what resources it devotes, the prominence it gives to stories, etc.
But what if you're a news editor and you happen to disagree that "the environment" is one of the eight most Critical Information Needs.
What if you happen to think that "runaway public debt" or "the vulnerability of US diplomatic facilities in Libya" is a more Critical Information Need than "the environment"?
What government bureaucrat do you go to to see about getting the federally-mandated Critical Information Needs changed?
Or does it require a constitutional amendment?
THE STATE HAS NO BUSINESS DETERMINING WHICH NEWS STORIES HAVE PRIORITIES OVER OTHERS, and certainly no business sending monitors into newsrooms to ensure compliance
- because the essence of a functioning press is not what the state decrees the citizen has a "critical need" to know but what it doesn't think he needs to know.
Why should "Social Solutions International" get to determine "the critical information needs of the American public"? And why should the government get to enforce them?
FREE SPEECH IS THE WHOLE THING, THE WHOLE BALL GAME.
Because without free speech you can never be quite sure whether the ball game is even real.
Is the Channel 7 News covering that dreary speech by Michael Mann because the news director thinks it's one of the vital stories of the day?
OR are they covering it because it fills their QUOTA for one of the government-mandated categories of news and they don't want to lose their license?
The Government of the United States under BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA is increasingly CORRUPT.
Covering that story is the "CRITICAL INFORMATION NEED".
http://www.infowars.com/justice-group-warns-o...
Is this more Orwellian Obama Newspeak for STATE CONTROLLED BROADCASTING?
Will the Obamatrons on here claim this is mere right wing nonsense, or FOR ONCE acknowledge The One is not a fan of Democracy?
Go ahead. Start spinning. We're waiting.
Thanks.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1083353 Feb 20, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
more taxpayer dollars down the drain for airfreight to New York for that hog.....
At least it's not L.A.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083354 Feb 20, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
so, if a foreign company has an international business model that doesn't include hiring homosexuals, you're OK with that?????.....
Isn't that what the Church does son?

Or does that only apply to insurance?
Frank M Stein

New York, NY

#1083355 Feb 20, 2014
If you like me you already picked the number of posts which'll trigger the burst router. May the bes' woman win, y'all... It like buyin' a pair of shoes on ebay...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083357 Feb 20, 2014
M Stein wrote:
The UAW reportedly spent $5 million in the course of a campaign that lasted two years, and lost by a 712 to 636 vote.
The motto of the old American Federation of Labor was “a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work.” VW workers felt they already had it.
WAGES IN CHATTANOOGA ARE COMPARABLE TO THOSE OF NEW HIRES OF THE DETROIT AUTOMAKERS, ROUGHLY $20 AN HOUR.
The unionization of the workforce would make it possible for VW to form a European-style “works council” of management and workers to make decisions about the plant. But workers already felt amply consulted by management. Even UAW Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams attested,“Volkswagen’s a class act.”
This is hardly the “Battle of the Overpass,” when company thugs beat UAW officials trying to organize Ford in the 1930s. This is a car company putting out a welcome mat for UNION ORGANIZERS WHO STILL COULDN’T MANAGE TO ORGANIZE.
Bob King, the head of the UAW, thinks they’re guilty of false consciousness. If only they weren’t so viciously misled by outside agitators, like Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the former mayor of Chattanooga who helped to woo VW to the city in the first place. He rightly said that the UAW is in a “death spiral,” and more controversially, that the automaker would make a rapid decision to invest further in the plant if the UAW lost the vote.
King alleges that Corker’s comments violated “the spirit” of labor law, which is nonsense. The senator doesn’t work for VW, and he has the First Amendment right to say whatever he wants.
IF CORKER IS GUILTY OF DIRTY POOL, WHAT ABOUT PRESIDENT OBAMA, WHO TOLD A GROUP OF DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS THAT NO ONE OPPOSED THE UAW ORGANIZING THE CHATTANOOGA PLANT EXCEPT PEOPLE “MORE CONCERNED ABOUT GERMAN SHAREHOLDERS THAN AMERICAN WORKERS”? THAT’S NOT INFLAMMATORY.
The only law that will satisfy King is one that forbids anyone from saying a discouraging word about his union, which was found alone in a room in 2009 with two nearly dead car companies.
After the UAW did so much to chase automaking out of Detroit with unsustainable labor costs and ridiculous work rules, it’s no wonder that workforces haven’t welcomed it into the South, where right-to-work states have become alluring destinations for foreign car companies.
FOR THE LONGEST TIME, THE BUSINESS MODEL OF THE UAW HAS BEEN TO TAKE ITS MEMBERS’ DUES AND FUNNEL THEM TO FRIENDLY DEMOCRATIC POLITICIANS.
Unless it breaks into the South, the union knows it’s all but doomed. It may feel this institutional imperative keenly, but workers in good manufacturing jobs who owe nothing to this self-serving dinosaur from the 20th century don’t. They can be forgiven for wondering which side the union is on.
Isn't it interesting how Corker's plan to give people jobs in a private plant is to threaten to take them away?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1083359 Feb 20, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>There are a large number of Sikh's here in Central Florida, one Sikh man was recently shot while driving with his son in the car by someone driving an older model pick up truck. I know a few in the landscape business__those little daggers identify their family lineage, sort of like a coat of arms.
Shot at because of racism? What happened to the shooter? I don't know about the population of Sikhs here, but don't seem to see too many around.
We have a muslim population though; they recently built a mosque and community center, right near a Temple!!

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1083360 Feb 20, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
can't dispute what they say, so let's just try to discredit.
no FOX faux economist to quote? no doubt.
If you want a piece of music written you hire a composer...

I have always preached about knowing your audience...

Here is why Social Scientists are important:

Stephen Hawking writes a paper that only a couple hundred people in the world can understand. And he's considered a genius and it soon fades into obscurity....

WHILE....
A Social Scientist MAKES this paper accessible to the general public by explaining it in lay terminology and he/she changes the course of history.....

What do I know....its just facts and figures....

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

United States

#1083361 Feb 20, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, clearly the mark of marxists at work!!!!
Read the latest on Emperor Zero, their leader, the one who apologizes and weakens America and has succeeded in destruction from within, where Al Qaeda has failed. I guess it isn't enough that the mainstream media lackeys still carry Obammy's water and act as though his promise to walk on it, came true:
The Federal Communications Commission's plans to put government monitors in TV and radio newsrooms to assess their coverage of eight "critical information needs", and "underserved populations".
The FCC, like much of the alphabet soup in Washington, is an FDR creation that, as with many others, used the cover of "interstate commerce" to turn a federal government into a central government: Radio stations' signals often crossed state lines, and so they supposedly fell within the feds' jurisdiction. In the usual boundlessly expansive way of Washington, that's somehow evolved into a regulatory authority over how local stations serve local communities.
Now it's evolving again, into MICRO-REGULATION OF THE NEWS.
What are the eight "critical information needs" - or CINs, in the regulatory jargon - actually are. You can find them listed by googling a report, from something called "Social Solutions International" of Silver Spring, Maryland:
SOCIAL SOLUTIONS HAS BEEN TASKED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RESEARCH DESIGN THAT CAN BE USED TO IDENTIFY AND UNDERSTAND THE CRITICAL INFORMATION NEEDS (CINS) OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC (WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON VULNERABLE/DISADVANTAGED POPULATIONS).
Let's look at a possible scenario:
How about that "the environment" has been identified as a Critical Information Need. So the government monitor in your local newsroom will be tracking how the station covers "the environment", what resources it devotes, the prominence it gives to stories, etc.
But what if you're a news editor and you happen to disagree that "the environment" is one of the eight most Critical Information Needs.
What if you happen to think that "runaway public debt" or "the vulnerability of US diplomatic facilities in Libya" is a more Critical Information Need than "the environment"?
What government bureaucrat do you go to to see about getting the federally-mandated Critical Information Needs changed?
Or does it require a constitutional amendment?
THE STATE HAS NO BUSINESS DETERMINING WHICH NEWS STORIES HAVE PRIORITIES OVER OTHERS, and certainly no business sending monitors into newsrooms to ensure compliance
- because the essence of a functioning press is not what the state decrees the citizen has a "critical need" to know but what it doesn't think he needs to know.
Why should "Social Solutions International" get to determine "the critical information needs of the American public"? And why should the government get to enforce them?
FREE SPEECH IS THE WHOLE THING, THE WHOLE BALL GAME.
Because without free speech you can never be quite sure whether the ball game is even real.
Is the Channel 7 News covering that dreary speech by Michael Mann because the news director thinks it's one of the vital stories of the day?
OR are they covering it because it fills their QUOTA for one of the government-mandated categories of news and they don't want to lose their license?
The Government of the United States under BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA is increasingly CORRUPT.
Covering that story is the "CRITICAL INFORMATION NEED".
http://www.infowars.com/justice-group-warns-o ...
Is this more Orwellian Obama Newspeak for STATE CONTROLLED BROADCASTING?
Will the Obamatrons on here claim this is mere right wing nonsense, or FOR ONCE acknowledge The One is not a fan of Democracy?
Go ahead. Start spinning. We're waiting.
I hear ya.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1083363 Feb 20, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text> no need to check every worker. just start a serious program of finding illegal worker and shutting down those businesses violating the law. word will get out quickly. even the employees will push their employers to get rid of illegals as the won't want to lose their jobs....
We already have that. it's called e-Verify.
By the way, Obama's Social Security number doesn't pass the e_Verify test.
What should we do?

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

United States

#1083365 Feb 20, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Curious how you have the same feelings on the issue as communists and nazis.....
Same but opposite. I have the same feelings for American principles as stated in our nation's constitution.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1083366 Feb 20, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Wow, you're fast (and probably have very little else to do.)
l
Spin much?
Gov't Monitors in Newsrooms? FCC to Look Into Media Decision-Making
http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/02/19/govt-mon...
In a move that is raising First Amendment concerns, the Obama administration is looking to send the FCC into news organizations to investigate how the media chooses stories. Judge Andrew Napolitano was fired up this morning on Fox and Friends, explaining to Elisabeth, Brian and Steve why the American people need to be aware of this plan.
As we've said before, the other networks will reluctantly and belatedly report on this BUT (as usual) ONLY WHEN THEY HAVE TO.
Or, maybe The One is upset that his popularity has declined so and a few minions other than Fox News are actually reporting on this.
when i go Google a right wing assertion and i can only find right wing sites that are spreading that 'information', you can bet that whatever the subject it's overblown to the max.

so yeah, i lol.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1083367 Feb 20, 2014
Hey rightwing morans and normal people, Homer has been busy too comment lately, hope everyone is doing well.

"So rigthwingers whine? What else are they supposed do?" - Homer
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083368 Feb 20, 2014
You know? Christie creating the traffic deadlock holding his state hostage is reminiscent of reich wingers creating dead lock in Congress.

The similarities are astounding!

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

United States

#1083369 Feb 20, 2014
Frank M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>
Ummmm,'your own social scientists?' Ummmmm... so, ummm, what you're suggesting is that "you" can just... look around until you find a "social scientist" who agrees with your worldview? Ummmm... doesn't that sort of defeat the notion of.. um.. science? Maybe what you meant was you were going to hire an actor like Ronald Reagan for instance to read your script out loud while wearing a white lab coat and horn-rimmed glasses? For "science" to work honey, it kind of has to be impartial... otherwise it's just another advertisement...
No, OUR own.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083372 Feb 20, 2014
killtaker wrote:
<quoted text>
If you want a piece of music written you hire a composer...
I have always preached about knowing your audience...
Here is why Social Scientists are important:
Stephen Hawking writes a paper that only a couple hundred people in the world can understand. And he's considered a genius and it soon fades into obscurity....
WHILE....
A Social Scientist MAKES this paper accessible to the general public by explaining it in lay terminology and he/she changes the course of history.....
What do I know....its just facts and figures....
Funny. Tesla was in a similar boat. And Edison 'created' electricity.

And to this day, most people can't explain to you what electricity is other than by flipping a light switch!
Frank M Stein

New York, NY

#1083373 Feb 20, 2014
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Germany has the best economy in Europe. And the strongest unions.
That only cause in Germany they already kill off the Nazis. We still got quite a bit of work to do here at home, which is obviously where they all came when they got thrown outta there.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083374 Feb 20, 2014
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>Same but opposite. I have the same feelings for American principles as stated in our nation's constitution.
You hate teachers... so do nazis and communists....
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1083376 Feb 20, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
We already have that. it's called e-Verify.
By the way, Obama's Social Security number doesn't pass the e_Verify test.
What should we do?
lol! When you figure out what to do, let us know.

Do your own work for a change son. Otherwise you're not looking anything like a 'real' conservative... just a lazy moocher!!!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1083379 Feb 20, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
I hope they do that
i wonder how many jobs in that plant. and what kind of BS the conservatives will use to blame Obama when they're lost.

just one time i'd like to seeing a lying Republican blame the fallout on himself.
Frank M Stein

New York, NY

#1083380 Feb 20, 2014
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>No, OUR own.
Hmmmmm... what I missin' here? Maybe a better question be, what're YOU missin'? Other than all those brain cells you toasted when you was a crack dealer in the Army, you seem to be missin' the ability to create a lucid post of more than 3 words. You want help? Remember: "The least of these (you,) shall be the worst," Somethin' like that...

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