Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1524004 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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Huh

Edgerton, WI

#1100839 Mar 20, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Tick, tock... still waiting for those ads supporting your contention that 'Stetchy Pants' are Haute Couture.
ROTFLMAO.
You fat idiot. It's not the PANTS that are the attraction, stoopid. Those are just window dressing.. salad dressing? Anyways it's not the pants...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1100840 Mar 20, 2014
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sorry... I mean I'm REALLY sorry... you DO recognize you will be COMPLETELY underwater by... oh... 2030 or so, right? It's all good by me if that's the way you want to go, I'm just a little unclear as to why it's a "scam?" I'm like you though, I'll pretty much wait until the tide drags my car off before I'll ever even CONSIDER leaving the beach...
Check out Al Gore’s quotes…predictions/factoids… and see how they have held up to fact checking:

#1 In 2008, Al Gore boldly declared to a German audience that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in 5 years.”(Needless to say, that did not happen. In fact, the ice cap in the Arctic actually got larger this year.)

#2 “CO2 is the exhaling breath of our civilization, literally.… Changing that pattern requires a scope, a scale, a speed of change that is beyond what we have done in the past.”(Actually, without carbon dioxide life on earth would not exist.)

#3 “The planet has a fever. If your baby has a fever, you go to the doctor. If the doctor says you need to intervene here, you don’t say,‘Well, I read a science fiction novel that told me it’s not a problem.’ If the crib’s on fire, you don’t speculate that the baby is flame retardant. You take action.”(It sounds like what Al Gore really needs is more cowbell.)

#4 During a speech at NYU Law School in 2006, Al Gore made the following statement:“Many scientists are now warning that we are moving closer to several “tipping points” that could — within as little as 10 years — make it impossible for us to avoid irretrievable damage to the planet’s habitability for human civilization.”

#5 “Here is the truth: The Earth is round; Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11; Elvis is dead; Obama was born in the United States; and the climate crisis is real.”

#6 “The interior of the earth is extremely hot – several million degrees.”(It actually peaks out at about 11,000 degrees.)

#7 “There is an air of unreality in debating these arcane points when the world is changing in such dramatic ways right in front of our eyes because of global warming.”

#8 “It would be an enormous relief if the recent attacks on the science of global warming actually indicated that we do not face an unimaginable calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it.”

#9 “The survival of the United States of America as we know it is at risk. And even more — if more should be required — the future of human civilization is at stake.”

#10 “We ought to approach this challenge [of global warming] with a sense of profound joy and gratitude: that we are the generation about which, a thousand years from now, philharmonic orchestras and poets and singers will celebrate by saying, they were the ones that found it within themselves to solve this crisis and lay the basis for a bright and optimistic human future.”

As time goes by, the scientific evidence continues to mount. It is becoming painfully evident that the theory of man-made global warming simply is not true.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1100841 Mar 20, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
You are forgetting one major factor...subsidies. Those with "low incomes" now have their insurance subsidized by the government. It is costing them little or nothing which leaves them with the funds necessary to, hopefully, save for unforeseen expenses. The whole intent of the Affordable Care Act is to make the health insurance market less volatile.
so how long are the 'subsidies' aka tax payer money, going to go on? I expect they better be saving--they are going to need it to pay for their O'bamacare.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1100842 Mar 20, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Allow me to explain...About 3-4 years ago I came on here for my first time ever on a political forum. I didn't realize it at the time that you never want to tell these people anything ever.but I tried to be cordial and honest. So I revealed a few things about my life, and every since then it all has been twisted and lied about along with being ridiculed about every thing that I tried to be honest about. Now all that have a different political view will bend and twist and call you a liar about everything. Since it bothers you and you seem to be the only one I will no longer referred to you any longer as one. But I've learned the hard way that there is no being nice on here. The only way you can maintain your sanity IS FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE. I apologize if I have offended you. This has absolutely nothing to do with the military...It's me as a fellow American.
that is VERY much like a Captain I would meet in the military....

Don't get into EMOTIONAL arguments with people in here...use LOGIC...over and over and over and over....just like MLK did...just like Ghandi did....repeat....repeat....LOG IC....LOGIC
Mingo

Edgerton, WI

#1100845 Mar 20, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Good morning. If you have been to one Sheraton, you've been to them all. The Fess Parker is a Hilton resort that is like no other. The problem with Santa Barbara is the weather. We may not have snow but we do have what we call the June Gloom when the marine layer rolls in. It can last all summer making a day on the beach very unpleasant and leaving tourists wishing they hadn't dished out that $300 a night for a room.
So.. um.. you're calling me a "tourist" now? How much lower can I go before I'm grinding away at the bottom? Actually, you're right. I would wander through the hotel in Hartford and forget which floor I was on until I found the pool. Surely to GOD there's another color but BEIGE!$300? I thought it was $700? I must've made that up in my mind? Anyways, I got a hotel in La Jolla I always stay at and once you get them trained not to put you in a room near the pool or reeking of mold it's pretty good... ok, it's crap but sometimes I set myself the task of finding female marines in bars and they seem to feel comfortable in these surroundings... where was I?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1100846 Mar 20, 2014
Huh wrote:
<quoted text>
Off in your own lonely world again I see..?
no just wasting time until Paul Ryan shows up.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1100847 Mar 20, 2014
Patriot wrote:
China, Russia, and Iran want a crack at controlling the Internet
http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2014/03/17...
But, but, but...aren't you the people of "less government"? Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a private sector, non-profit corporation. We don't "control" them as Rep. Marsha Blackburn,(R-Tennessee) claims.

"The U.S. Government's current responsibilities to be transitioned include the procedural role of administering changes to the Domain Name System's (DNS) to the authoritative root zone file - the database containing the lists of names and addresses of all top-level domains – as well as serving as the historic steward of the unique identifiers registries for Domain names, IP addresses, and protocol parameters."

"Independent of the U.S. transition, the roles of the Internet technical organizations, including ICANN's role as administrator of the Internet's unique identifier system, remain unchanged. The Internet's Unique Identifier functions are not apparent to most Internet users, but they play a critical role in maintaining a single, global, unified and interoperable Internet."

Republicans should be embarrassed at their stupidity.

https://www.icann.org/en/news/press/releases/...
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#1100848 Mar 20, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Not at all.
They know my SS, employer etc.
You don't need to supply your SS number to apply.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#1100849 Mar 20, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
<quoted text>
Speaking of back in the day, my dad's yearbook had photos showing him and his classmates making new stocks for their hand-me-down rifles - yes, the entire working rifle was allowed in the school - that were in need of repair.
I used to make beautiful baseball bats in wood shop. Wonder if you can even make bats anymore? Bet kids today are limited to ping pong paddles and bird houses. Maybe a pointed wall sconce if the teacher wants to live dangerously.
Do they even offer Wood Shop in schools anymore? Seems AWFULLY dangerous, what with the power tools and all...let alone depleting our forests in another wasteful exploitation of our natural recourses.
I carried an old Model 34, 22 rifle in my gun rack throughout my senior year in high school. I got no flack from the school and nobody ever tried to steal it. Try that today.
Adam 36

United States

#1100850 Mar 20, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>that is VERY much like a Captain I would meet in the military....

Don't get into EMOTIONAL arguments with people in here...use LOGIC...over and over and over and over....just like MLK did...just like Ghandi did....repeat....repeat....LOG IC....LOGIC
Your Teabonics give you away.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#1100851 Mar 20, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
You are forgetting one major factor...subsidies. Those with "low incomes" now have their insurance subsidized by the government. It is costing them little or nothing which leaves them with the funds necessary to, hopefully, save for unforeseen expenses. The whole intent of the Affordable Care Act is to make the health insurance market less volatile.
So it's just another form of welfare?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1100852 Mar 20, 2014
As the Supreme Court gets ready to hear two landmark cases next week about the constitutionality of Obamacare's birth control mandate, a majority of Americans say they oppose allowing employers to opt out of offering contraceptives even under religious objections.

According to a a NBC/WSJ survey released Wednesday, 53 percent of Americans say employers should not be exempt from the mandate, while 41 percent say they should be exempt.

The poll finds some generational differences on the issue. Forty nine percent of seniors say employers shouldn't be exempt, while 40 percent say they should be exempt. Respondents age 18-34, however, say employers shouldn't be exempt by a 62 percent-to-33 percent margin.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/obamaca...

so conservatives are on the right side of what issue?
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1100853 Mar 20, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
<quoted text>
Having to resort to the president sitting between two ferns to promote it probably wasn't a good sign it had any chance of working either.
A good product sells itself. They couldn't even get stupid ads using athletes and celebrities to convince young people they really didn't think they were that stupid to try and get them on board.
Right, only stupid people want to be insured.

What is this all about anyway? Your daughter can't afford health insurance or something?
A good product sells itself? You have be a nitwit to say that; if that's true, then why are we bombarded with advertising every single second of every day? tv, radio, newspapers, mail ads, billboards, popups, etc. You just post nonsense every single day.
Obamacare is here to stay, get with the program.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1100854 Mar 20, 2014
It seems Scott Brown, the once (and future?) U.S. senator, didn't have an answer when confronted with one of his fellow Republicans who has benefitted from Obamacare.

The Huffington Post flagged the Wednesday story from the Coos County Democrat. Brown had met with Herb Richardson, a New Hampshire Republican state legislator, as Brown is exploring a run for the state's U.S. Senate seat.

During the meeting at Richardson's home, Brown called Obamacare a "monstrosity." But Richardson and his wife quickly interjected, according to the Democrat, saying that the law had been "a financial lifesaver."

After being injured on the job, Richardson had been forced to live on workers compensation for a while -- a situation so costly that the couple eventually had to move out of their house. They also had to pay $1,100 a month to keep their health insurance. But now that the Richardsons have signed up for health insurance through Obamacare and qualified for a tax subsidy, they're paying $136 a month for a plan that covers both of them.

"Thank God for Obamacare!" Richardson's wife Rita said, according to the Democrat.

The Huffington Post contacted the reporter, Edith Tucker, who wrote the story. She said Brown didn't interrupt the Richardsons' praise for Obamacare and didn't react when they finished with their story.

"[Brown] did not [respond]," Tucker said. "You could be sure, if he had, I would have written about it."

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/scott-b...

so conservatives are on the right side of what issue?
Mingo

Edgerton, WI

#1100855 Mar 20, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Check out Al Gore’s quotes…predictions/factoids… and see how they have held up to fact checking:
#1 In 2008, Al Gore boldly declared to a German audience that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in 5 years.”(Nelly needs is more cowbell.)
#4 During a speech at NYU Lawble calamity requiring large-scale, preventive measures to protect human civilization as we know it.”
#9 “The survival of the United States of America as we know it is at risk. And even more — if more should be required — the future of human civilization is at stake.”
#10 “We ought to approach this challengunt. It is becoming painfully evident that the theory of man-made global warming simply is not true.
Um... I might need to come at this another way... It's not MY ass that'll be under water in 15 years...
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#1100856 Mar 20, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't you research the information yourself from accreditable sources and provide the answers? Tick, tock.
Why doesn't anyone on your side have the balls to address those questions?
Adam 36

United States

#1100857 Mar 20, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>so let me ask you--if you marry a donkey, is the donkey the slave or are you a slave--nonetheless, one according to you is a slave-so you would only get reparations of 40 acres. I think it would be considered that you already have the mule.
Let me ask you this. If a Jew Kkkhunt is getting fkd by the donkey and a slave is paying the donkey to fk said Jew Kkkhunt, don't you think that Jew Kkkhunt owes a share. I mean you are getting fkd by both the slsve and donkey. Right.
Adam 36

United States

#1100858 Mar 20, 2014
Obama is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>So it's just another form of welfare?
Get lost tea bag azzhole.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Santa Barbara, CA

#1100859 Mar 20, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Be careful. He's been know to offer death threats......
Yes. There is a preponderance of evidence in his posts that confirm he's nothing but a troll who likes to cause discord by telling people to kill themselves. Obama's election pushed him over the edge.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1100860 Mar 20, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>,then show them. There is no voter fraud to begin with. The extent you idiots on the right will go to and then defend is an affliction.
can I ask you a question then...

Do you think EVERYONE that does not have an ID, or does not have the money to obtain one ONLY votes for Democrats?

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