Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1784524 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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Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1085751 Feb 24, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text> do you understand what that actually means, dear?
lets test!
please explain what that meant in your own words...
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You first. Maybe I just missed something in between the lines and you can explain it to me.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1085752 Feb 24, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The bottom line is, there are more people receiving benefits than paying for them.
The village idiot can tell you that will fail. Just ask everyone living in Venezuela watching Chavez's support burn the cities because Chavez bankrupted them and there's no more money to give everything to everyone.
Obama is turning things around!!!

After the Bush tax cuts, the portion of the population who did not pay federal income taxes jumped to 35.8% immediately and stood at 40% when Obama took office. After hitting a high of 49.6%, the current percentage is now 43% and declining. That's a sure sign that Obama's programs have been successful.

"Tax dodging costs the U.S. about $300 billion per year. Much of that lost revenue is from individuals, rather than corporations. The country is cracking down on individual tax dodgers and striking deals with countries like Switzerland and the Cayman Islands that will help identify tax cheats starting in 2014." FINALLY!

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/10/25/2...
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1085753 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
What a liar.
I got a cancellation letter (just like many I had received before). It was followed by a list of 10 - 12 policy options. This from my agent. Then I could also shop the exchanges.
Who sent that letter to that doctor??? Aetna. Which last time I looked was a private insurance company.
I would suggest that dumbass doctor blame the right people.
That doctor co-founded americandoctors4truth.org she's a fkn loon.

I wonder if that outfit is a 501 (c4) nonprofit?
HillaryWhaDifMak e

Satellite Beach, FL

#1085754 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
What a liar.
I got a cancellation letter (just like many I had received before). It was followed by a list of 10 - 12 policy options. This from my agent. Then I could also shop the exchanges.
Who sent that letter to that doctor??? Aetna. Which last time I looked was a private insurance company.
I would suggest that dumbass doctor blame the right people.
"liar"? Did you say, "liar"?... LOL ... Barack Hussein Obama: "Lie of the Year" ... LOL

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1085755 Feb 24, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Q: Are You Sure That CBO’s Current Estimates of the Labor Market Effects of the ACA Are Accurate?
A: No, we are not sure that our current estimates are accurate, because our estimates are always uncertain. As we emphasized in the report:“CBO’s estimate of the ACA’s impact on labor markets is subject to substantial uncertainty, which arises in part because many of the ACA’s provisions have never been implemented on such a broad scale and in part because available estimates of many key responses vary considerably. CBO seeks to provide estimates that lie in the middle of the distribution of possible outcomes, but the actual effects could differ notably from those estimates.”
For example, if fewer people obtain subsidized insurance coverage through exchanges than we expect, then the effects of the ACA on the labor market would probably be smaller than we estimate, whereas if more people obtain subsidized coverage through exchanges, the effects on the labor market would be larger. In addition, we noted in the report that our estimates did not incorporate several potential effects of the ACA on labor markets, including possible changes in workers’ productivity and in the cost of employment-based health insurance. We did not include those effects because, given the existing evidence, we were uncertain about their direction or thought that other effects would probably operate in an offsetting way. Altogether, we view the risks that our current estimates are too large or too small as substantial—but roughly equal.
http://www.cbo.gov/publication/45096
The CBO sounds just as stumped by the uncertainties and unknowns as everyone else. Which is kind of the problem, isn't it?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1085756 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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I love it when an article comes out & how the way right whiners misinterpret it reverberates through their masses.
The models would have included typical volcanic activity including release of greenhouse gases & particulates.
If we have amore than normal/larger than normal activity, then the increased particulates can offset some of the greenhouse effects. But it is temporary.
My God you people are dumber than sh*t.
Here numbnuts try and understand what you read for a change!

According to a study in the US, models for predicting the rate at which temperatures around the world would rise from 1998 onwards did not take into consideration the measurable impact volcanoes can have.

Rather than contributing to global warming, eruptions release particles into the air that reflect sunlight – causing temperatures to drop.

Experts from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California said this phenomenon was not taken into account when predictions were made – offering an explanation for why the world seemed to stop heating up.

“We show that climate model simulations without the effects of early 21st century volcanic eruptions overestimate the tropospheric warming observed since 1998,” wrote Dr Benjamin Santer in the journal Nature Geoscience.

“To reduce these uncertainties, better observations of eruption-specific properties of volcanic aerosols are needed, as well as improved representation of these eruption-specific properties in climate model simulations.”

By the way they will stop having an effect when they stop erupting. Since there are, on average, 20 eruptions going on in any given year that would be never.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1085757 Feb 24, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Real funny chit babe__do you understand that it's 2014? And no longer 2010?
Or doesn't that matter?
ROFLMAO
Pretty sure you need to read it again. The latest report puts a shadow over the 2010 report. That's what this report was all about.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#1085758 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
"Means tested" was the stat presented by another poster.
So, tell me why millions lost their jobs, lost income so as to become eligible for these programs that were not eligible before?
Could it be the FAST that Bush & the Republicans took us from a balanced budget to the worst recession in 80 years,a housing collapse, a near financial meltdown????
But according to dumbass you, its all Obama's fault.
What more should I expect from a whiney little sh*t who can't even admit his own party screwed the pooch & nearly killed this country.
LOL.........OK, for the sake of argument, let's say your cop-out excuse is accurate. The last 6 years of ineptitude has illustrated one glaring inescapable truth: It'll take the Republicans or any party that's non-democrat, to lead us out of this WORSENING disaster. You idiots couldn't fix a burned out environmentally harmful mercury bulb.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1085759 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
What a liar.
I got a cancellation letter (just like many I had received before). It was followed by a list of 10 - 12 policy options. This from my agent. Then I could also shop the exchanges.
Who sent that letter to that doctor??? Aetna. Which last time I looked was a private insurance company.
I would suggest that dumbass doctor blame the right people.
I keep telling you to pay the premiums and they won't cut you off!!!! FYI, I have never had any policy cancelled that I didn't stop myself.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1085760 Feb 24, 2014
John McCain's recent comment that Vladimir Putin "wants to restore the Russian empire” is typical war mongering that I have come to expect from members of the Republican party. What is it with Republicans that makes them want to stick a needle in the eye of our adversaries to see if they flinch? I thank my luck stars everyday that John McCain lost his presidential run for the White House. Diplomacy escapes him.
sonicfilter

Greenwood, IN

#1085761 Feb 24, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
The CBO sounds just as stumped by the uncertainties and unknowns as everyone else. Which is kind of the problem, isn't it?
a problem for anyone trying to state certainties that pertain.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1085762 Feb 24, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
You first. Maybe I just missed something in between the lines and you can explain it to me.
yeah...just as i thought..

thanks for playing...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1085763 Feb 24, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I keep telling you to pay the premiums and they won't cut you off!!!! FYI, I have never had any policy cancelled that I didn't stop myself.
so you didn't have any insurance before the ACA took effect?

insurance plans are often changed by either the company or laws...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1085764 Feb 24, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL.........OK, for the sake of argument, let's say your cop-out excuse is accurate. The last 6 years of ineptitude has illustrated one glaring inescapable truth: It'll take the Republicans or any party that's non-democrat, to lead us out of this WORSENING disaster. You idiots couldn't fix a burned out environmentally harmful mercury bulb.
Hey lying scum!! find that fictional draft card yet?

our economy is sure better than when Obama took office...

but then facts or the truth don't really matter to lying scum like you..do they?
DEBIL

Norman, OK

#1085765 Feb 24, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>yet i noticed you couldn't counter it with any facts...why is that?
why can you never do that, again?
run along now...scamper quickly and quietly away...
AAAAHHHH!!!!!
THERE YOU GO AGAIN. ACTUN ALL HI AND MIGHTE.
YOU SHOULD GO TO THE TERLET AND CRAP OUT SOME MORE FACTS AND BE SURE AND EAT THEM.

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1085766 Feb 24, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Here numbnuts try and understand what you read for a change!
According to a study in the US, models for predicting the rate at which temperatures around the world would rise from 1998 onwards did not take into consideration the measurable impact volcanoes can have.
Rather than contributing to global warming, eruptions release particles into the air that reflect sunlight – causing temperatures to drop.
Experts from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California said this phenomenon was not taken into account when predictions were made – offering an explanation for why the world seemed to stop heating up.
“We show that climate model simulations without the effects of early 21st century volcanic eruptions overestimate the tropospheric warming observed since 1998,” wrote Dr Benjamin Santer in the journal Nature Geoscience.
“To reduce these uncertainties, better observations of eruption-specific properties of volcanic aerosols are needed, as well as improved representation of these eruption-specific properties in climate model simulations.”
By the way they will stop having an effect when they stop erupting. Since there are, on average, 20 eruptions going on in any given year that would be never.
"The models’ ability to simulate any possible abrupt response of the climate system to volcanic eruptions seems conceptually similar to their ability to simulate the climate response to future changes in greenhouse gases in that both produce changes in the radiative forcing of the planet."
2007 IPCC.
So don't try to tell me models never considered volcanic activity.
In your link, they are discussing the amount of SO2 released in volcanic activity the past 10-12 years which was more than typical.
Certainly, your link does not disprove global warming at all, but merely states that the net effect of the greenhouse gas can be offset by other happenings.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1085767 Feb 24, 2014
OH Oh oh--I can hardly wait: 20 million more Americans are probably going to lose their insurance. Way to go O'bamacare! just remember not one Republican voted for this crap. Democrats are the ones that gave you O'bama and his care. LOL
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1085768 Feb 24, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
OH Oh oh--I can hardly wait: 20 million more Americans are probably going to lose their insurance. Way to go O'bamacare! just remember not one Republican voted for this crap. Democrats are the ones that gave you O'bama and his care. LOL
The Democrats did this mostly for control, socialism & dependency/votes. Patient care seems like an afterthought!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1085769 Feb 24, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
"The models’ ability to simulate any possible abrupt response of the climate system to volcanic eruptions seems conceptually similar to their ability to simulate the climate response to future changes in greenhouse gases in that both produce changes in the radiative forcing of the planet."
2007 IPCC.
So don't try to tell me models never considered volcanic activity.
In your link, they are discussing the amount of SO2 released in volcanic activity the past 10-12 years which was more than typical.
Certainly, your link does not disprove global warming at all, but merely states that the net effect of the greenhouse gas can be offset by other happenings.
I knew it! I knew it!!! You can't friggin' read!!!!! No wonder you are a libtard!!!!

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1085770 Feb 24, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I keep telling you to pay the premiums and they won't cut you off!!!! FYI, I have never had any policy cancelled that I didn't stop myself.
Climb out of your little sheltered life & look around.

Insurance companies change policies all the time to adjust to changing demographics & changes in the healthcare industry. When they make significant changes, they create new policies.

Several times, my agent has informed me that the policy I had is no longer available.(i.e. cancelled) and a list of new options presented.

This is especially true for employer based health insurance.

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