Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1348304 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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“Peace on Earth”

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#1087350 Feb 26, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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"recluse himself"???
stretch pants too tight???...
ROTFLMAO.....
It's a typo. Get over it. Try to pay attention to the message not the method of delivery.

FACT: In a criminal court, a judge must "recuse" himself if he has a personal bias or prejudice concerning a party.....

Issa's "court" is a joke and does not deserve to be shown respect.

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#1087351 Feb 26, 2014
all that huffing and puffing....for 10 percent...

"Survey: Less than 10 percent of Army women want to join combat units"

\ http://dailycaller.com/2014/02/25/survey-less...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1087352 Feb 26, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>yet many of mine have , in fact been useful and factual...
why do you have to lie so much?
If I was working a crossword puzzle, they *might* come in handy but, even then, that's questionable.

Maybe your posts could be used to instruct kids on how *not* to write English.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1087353 Feb 26, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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It's a typo. Get over it. Try to pay attention to the message not the method of delivery.
FACT: In a criminal court, a judge must "recuse" himself if he has a personal bias or prejudice concerning a party.....
Issa's "court" is a joke and does not deserve to be shown respect.
When the messenger arrives cross-eyed, babbling and foaming at the mouth, shooting the messenger is definitely in order.

Since: Dec 08

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#1087354 Feb 26, 2014
dodging taxes...lefty style....

"Gawker to Quentin Tarantino: We're Safely Based in the Cayman Islands"

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/gawk...

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087355 Feb 26, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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lol
such a learned response. it's almost intellectually intimidating.
almost.
Obamakare workers are doing "gods work"

Il Duce, Today

is you boy one of them religious nutjobs, Hedgehog?

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087356 Feb 26, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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I retract this post.
I went back & read the article & now understand it was not about Benghazi like I thought the post to which I responded was all about.
It's a start, now confess to the rest of your sins.

My motto:

Being right means never having to say i'm sorry.
GOPidiots

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1087357 Feb 26, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
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You must be playing chess with yourself. The other poster was wrong. The latest number is 3 million and the WH refuses to break down those numbers - but the best guesstimate is 3 out of 4 who have signed up signed up for Medicaid.
Pick up your chess piece. Game's not over.
Try and keep up with the REAL world you twit.
4 million NOT including Medicaid.
This is why you were so SHOCKED Mittens lost...you are totally clueless, like Karl Rove.

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087358 Feb 26, 2014
Realtime wrote:
Hillary in my neck of the woods today__speaking at a medical convention at the O.C.C.C.
I wonder what she's talking about?
Probably lying her ass off to the uninformed, dimwitted and gullible is my guess.

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087359 Feb 26, 2014
For the terminally stupid[you know who you are} Lois Lerner now answers to Il Duce, not the president gone 5 years. She serves at his pleasure.

Since: Dec 08

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#1087360 Feb 26, 2014
So who needs tax revenues....

"“Hundreds Of California Government Employees Are Paid Over $400,000 A Year”

'Consider Redwood City, where three fire captains and one firefighter made between $434,274 and $452,733 in total compensation in 2012. One police officer made $463,690 in total compensation. In all, nine employees made over $400,000 in total compensation with a total of 33, mostly police and fire department employees, making over $300,000 in total compensation in 2012. Those are staggering sums anywhere, but in a city with a population of just 79,009, they’re a recipe for fiscal disaster.'

: http://proteinwisdom.com/...
George K

Babylon, NY

#1087361 Feb 26, 2014
Dems knkow they can't defend how they shoved through ObamaCare, so their new cause is now raising the minimum wage.

As The New York Times explained, Democrats see the minimum wage as an issue that “will place Republican candidates in a difficult position,” and also as a tool “to enlarge the electorate in a nonpresidential election, when turnout among minorities and youths typically drops off.”

(Unlike Republicans, Democrats consider it important to win elections.)

To most people, it seems as if the Democrats are giving workers something for nothing. But there are always tradeoffs. No serious economist denies that increasing the minimum wage will cost jobs. If it’s not worth paying someone $10 an hour to do something, the job will be eliminated — or it simply won’t be created.

The minimum wage is the perfect Democratic issue. It will screw the very people it claims to help, while making Democrats look like saviors of the working class, either by getting them a higher wage or providing them with generous government benefits when they lose their jobs because of the mandatory wage hike.

American workers are suffering as a direct result of the Democrats’ policies on immigration. Republicans might want to point that out.

Since the late 1960s, the Democrats have been dumping about a million low-skilled immigrants on the country every year, driving down wages, especially at the lower end of the spectrum.

According to Harvard economist Jorge Borjas, our immigration policies have reduced American wages by $402 billion a year — while increasing profits for employers by $437 billion a year.(That’s minus what they have to pay to the government in taxes to support their out-of-work former employees. Of course, we’re all forced to share that tax burden.)

Democrats show how much they love the poor by importing a million more of them to America each year. But then they prevent the last batch of poor immigrants from getting decent, well-paying jobs by bringing in another million poor people the next year.

You want a higher minimum wage? Turn off the spigot of low-wage workers pouring in to the U.S. and it will rise on its own through the iron law of supply and demand.

In response to the Democrats’ minimum wage proposal, Republicans should introduce a bill ending both legal and illegal immigration until the minimum wage rises naturally to $14 an hour.

Australia has a $15 minimum wage for adults — more than twice the U.S. minimum wage. Meanwhile, their official unemployment rate is lower than ours: 6 percent compared to 6.6 percent in the U.S.— and that’s with a lousy $7.25 minimum wage.

Sound good? Try immigrating there. Australia has some of the most restrictive immigration policies in the world. Their approach to immigration is to admit only people who will be good for Australia.(Weird!) Applicants are evaluated on a point system that gives preference to youth, English proficiency, education and skill level.

Similarly, New Zealand will soon have an official minimum wage of $14.25 for adults. Even our Democrats aren’t proposing that! New Zealand’s minimum wage hit $10.10 — the Democrats’ current proposal for us — back in 2006. Their unemployment rate is also 6 percent — up from several years of 4 percent unemployment a few years ago.

Like Australia, New Zealand’s immigration laws are based on helping New Zealand, not on helping other countries get rid of their poor people, which is our policy.

Instead of training the citizenry to look at the government as our paternal benefactor, distributing minimum wage laws and unemployment benefits in important election years,

Why don’t Republicans put an end to the artificial glut of low-wage, low-skilled workers being imposed on the country by our immigration laws?

Republicans could guarantee a $14 minimum wage simply by closing the pipeline of more than 1 million poor immigrants coming in every year.

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087362 Feb 26, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>and big boy Obama is n my town right now! we know what he is talking about...
Having you deported to Uganda? LMAO
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1087363 Feb 26, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she has vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed religious beliefs as a defense for denying service to gays and others.

Brewer, who spent several days considering whether to sign the bill, said it had "the potential to create more problems than it purports to solve.It could divide Arizona in ways we cannot even imagine and no one would ever want."

Democrats and civil rights groups opposed the measure backed by social conservatives, saying it would allow discriminatory actions by businesses and hurt the state's economy by driving away business. Several prominent Republicans also had urged Brewer in recent days to reject the bill in recent days.

Among the first to congratulate Brewer for her decision Wednesday was Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, who had urged her to veto the measure.

"I appreciate the decision made by Governor Brewer to veto this legislation. I hope that we can now move on from this controversy and assure the American people that everyone is welcome to live, work and enjoy our beautiful State of Arizona," McCain said in a statement.

The Arizona Legislature passed the bill last week allowing businesses whose owners cite sincerely held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and others. It allows any business, church or person to cite the law as a defense in any action brought by the government or individual claiming discrimination.

The legislation caused a national uproar, with the business community, the state's Super Bowl Committee and both Republican U.S. senators calling for a veto. Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney also weighed in and urged Brewer to veto the bill.

http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/02/26/arizona-...

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087364 Feb 26, 2014
LoisLane59 wrote:
John Kerry said that Russian President Vladimir Putin should “listen carefully to Ukrainians who have voiced their desire for change,” repeating that the United States does not view its relationship with Russia as a “sort of continuation of the Cold War.”
“This is not Rocky IV,” he said.“Believe me. We don’t see it that way.”
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ukraine-cris...
Unfortunately for Barack Obama and John Kerry, that's exactly how Putin sees it. It's why he wears a constant smirk - because of Barack Obama's and John Kerry's gullibility and vulnerability.
Did he draw a red line?

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#1087365 Feb 26, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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only the government would construct one section at a time.....
and try finding something from the real Cornell, not the state labor un ion school....
Think. The Southern portion of the pipeline has already been completed. Did you notice? Do you honestly believe those who worked on that portion aren't going to work on the northern section if approved? Seriously...

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087366 Feb 26, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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The Right’s Putin Problem
The Russian president is an autocratic right-wing nationalist, not a model for American conservatives.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...
He's merely a convenient tool at the moment, to showcase Il Duce's weakness, stupidity and ineffectiveness overseas. Has Il Duce been studying the missile codes?

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#1087367 Feb 26, 2014
income equality....

"Thousands of UC and California State University employees made over $200,000 in 2012, excluding benefits"

http://proteinwisdom.com/...

maybe it is time for us to take up our torches and pitchforks..

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087368 Feb 26, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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so you're another conservative who hates the Constitution.
You loved the constitution when Al Gore was sent packing, didn't you? Il Duce hates the constitution, wise up.

“you know i know”

Since: Oct 07

denver

#1087369 Feb 26, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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veto pen.
Obamaphone..........

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