Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1394891 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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TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107717 Apr 1, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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I received an E-Mail last night from Democratic headquarters in Richmond informing me that the Senate Finance committee will be meeting today to address passing a budget that includes closing the health care coverage gap for 400,000 Virginians while bringing 5 million dollars a day back home to the commonwealth, Americans for prosperity, a national Koch brothers funded organization and they are busing people into Richmond to protest.
Obama care is here to stay and the whining has to be a bit more painful for all you un-Americans on the right especially since your collective heads are up a couple billionaires asses. Why any normal person would be against healthcare is a mystery to me. Once again we see the Republican party on the wrong side of something good and revolutionary for our nation. Now we can hopefully get on with kicking the Pugs to the curb and then listen to the daily whining and crying on topix. Sometime in the night I hear the coyotes howling inn the mountains surrounding my place in the Jefferson forest and I cannot help but think just how they sound like the righties on here, continuous. I love it, So howl on losers.
5 mil from where ...the EMPTY cookie jar ????

Federal Taxation and Spending by State

Rank State Dollars (millions) Ratio to GSP[4]
Revenue[5] Spending[6] Net Revenue Spending Net

42 Virginia 64,297 112,114 -47,816 14.4% 25.1%-10.7%

When is Congress going to CAP duh abundunce of abuses of duh baby mammer fweerider type programs, and implement some torte reform on the rest of the ambulance chaser types?

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1107718 Apr 1, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
The parents of those kids are the ones to blame...not the Republicans...
Stop having kids you cannot take care of....
So Republicas create the Great Recession & continue to blame those who lost their jobs because f it.

Not only that, The Republicans want to punish their children by taking food off their table & their healthcare because, evidently they picked out dead beat parents.

This is why Republican assh*les like you are dumber than sh*t.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1107719 Apr 1, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
I received an E-Mail last night from Democratic headquarters in Richmond informing me that the Senate Finance committee will be meeting today to address passing a budget that includes closing the health care coverage gap for 400,000 Virginians while bringing 5 million dollars a day back home to the commonwealth, Americans for prosperity, a national Koch brothers funded organization and they are busing people into Richmond to protest.
Obama care is here to stay and the whining has to be a bit more painful for all you un-Americans on the right especially since your collective heads are up a couple billionaires asses. Why any normal person would be against healthcare is a mystery to me. Once again we see the Republican party on the wrong side of something good and revolutionary for our nation. Now we can hopefully get on with kicking the Pugs to the curb and then listen to the daily whining and crying on topix. Sometime in the night I hear the coyotes howling inn the mountains surrounding my place in the Jefferson forest and I cannot help but think just how they sound like the righties on here, continuous. I love it, So howl on losers.
I hope that happens in Florida; but I doubt it. The legislature is controlled by Republican hardliners. I hope it causes Rick Scott to lose his re election bid.
They think they are winning something; they're not. People want to have health insurance.
There were reported lineups all over Florida yesterday, however that won't help those that fall in between the cracks because of the non acceptance of the Medicaid expansion.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1107721 Apr 1, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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do you want the wives of government officials to stay home and bake cookies????....
she is the wife of a Supreme Court Justice; I don't think it's appropriate for her to make these types of statements; but she's a stupid fool anyway, drunk dialing
Anita Hill proved it. Her and her husband are insufferable.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107722 Apr 1, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
What world do you live in Carol? Bush ignored the warnings of an imminent attack on American soil and did nothing to prevent it. And just what did Bush do to get the country back on its feet Carol/ Try to come up with something specific.
We didn't win anything in Iraq nitwit. It was Iran who benefited from that conflict. And once again you damned liar it was George W Bush who signed the withdrawal agreement. The American people didn't want us there and neither did the Iraqis.
You obviously occupy some alternate universe.
"Duh 80's cawrled, they wants they foereen policy back".

Still cringing.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1107723 Apr 1, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
$17 trillion in debt...
50 million on foodstamps...
46 million can't afford insurance...
yet we had $700K available for Climate Change: the musical!
http://www.jammiewf.com/2014/great-national-s...
So you're back to spending all day regurgitating the phony propaganda you've been fed by your wealthy handlers. Have you ever had an original thought?

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1107724 Apr 1, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>If this was the year for Obammy's 2nd run for President, he'd lose no matter who ran against him.
What you call "baseless delusions, hate warped, ignorant"--is a growing collective opinion of those who knew and those who were formerly uninformed or naive. As many of us predicted back in 2008, Obama is a complete failure on all fronts. Unfortunately, that failure is also recognized by despotic regimes and terrorist organizations and the world is far more dangerous now than when Bush the Cowboy was president.
Thomas Sowell sums up Obama's failure:
Many people are lamenting the bad consequences of Barack Obama's foreign policy, and some are questioning his competence.
There is much to lament, and much to fear. Multiple setbacks to American interests have been brought on by Obama's policies in Libya, Egypt, Syria, Crimea and -- above all -- in what seems almost certain to become a nuclear Iran in the very near future.
The president's public warning to Syria of dire consequences if the Assad regime there crossed a "red line" he had drawn seemed to epitomize an amateurish bluff that was exposed as a bluff when Syria crossed that red line without suffering any consequences. Drawing red lines in disappearing ink makes an international mockery of not only this president's credibility, but also the credibility of future American presidents' commitments.
When some future President of the United States issues a solemn warning internationally, and means it, there may be less likelihood that the warning will be taken seriously. That invites the kind of miscalculation that has led to wars.
Many who are disappointed with what seem to be multiple fiascoes in President Obama's foreign policy question his competence and blame his inexperience.Such critics may be right, but it is by no means certain that they are.
Whether ObamaCare, for example, is a success or a failure, depends on whether you think the president's goal is to improve the medical treatment of Americans or to leave as his permanent legacy a system of income redistribution, through ObamaCare, and tight government control of the medical profession.
Much, if not most, of the disappointment with Barack Obama comes from expectations based on his words, rather than on an examination of what he has done over his lifetime before reaching the White House.
His words were glowing. He is a master of rhetoric, image and postures. He was so convincing that many failed to connect the dots of his past life that pointed in the opposite direction from his words. "Community organizers," for example, are not uniters but dividers -- and former community organizer Obama has polarized this country, despite his rhetoric about uniting us.
Like those who are disappointed with Barack Obama's domestic policies, critics of his foreign policy may be ignoring the fact that you cannot know whether someone is failing or succeeding without knowing what he is trying to do.
Its pretty easy for a Thomas Sowell to complain about Obama's foreign policy when he offers no plan of his own. What would he have done?
Then the guy outright lies. Syria was forced to give up their chemical weapons.
Community organizers go into sections of the city & gets the community to unite to help itself.
Thomas Sowell is a joke. He stands on the sidelines & throws stones without offering any suggestion as to what the great leader Sowell would have done.
Besides leaving millions of American uninsured.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107725 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So Republicas create the Great Recession & continue to blame those who lost their jobs because f it.
Not only that, The Republicans want to punish their children by taking food off their table & their healthcare because, evidently they picked out dead beat parents.
This is why Republican assh*les like you are dumber than sh*t.
DUHHH A Vey-remember resmguglicans were barred from the back room UNconstitutional penmanships of the bulky birdcage liner worthy robbinghoodieTic marxist manifesto known as the A(merican) C(ommunist) A(ct).

Duhmmy.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107726 Apr 1, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
So you're back to spending all day regurgitating the phony propaganda you've been fed by your wealthy handlers. Have you ever had an original thought?
THIRTY now broke back states and counting.....
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1107727 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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No deficit, The bill was fully funded. Im guessing this is confusing to alt after all those years Republicans passing bills & not caring about funding them. Like Galt's prescription plan under Medicare. Galt gobbles pills & up goes the deficit.
You are so gullible. Whatever the Dems say has to be true despite all evidence to the contrary

CBO and JCT Estimate That the Coverage Provisions of the ACA Will Have a Net Cost to the Federal Government of $1.5 Trillion Over the 2015–2024 Period

http://cbo.gov/publication/45159

These are REAL figures from actual stats and NOT gin up numbers provided by the Dems.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1107728 Apr 1, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh look, my little stalker has her hackles up. That's what happens everytime she feels insulted. She can dish it out but can't take it. Pathetic.
poor poor usmsince1948-an uneducated fool for April and every month here after or is that an ignorant tool?

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1107729 Apr 1, 2014
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
5 mil from where ...the EMPTY cookie jar ????
Federal Taxation and Spending by State
Rank State Dollars (millions) Ratio to GSP[4]
Revenue[5] Spending[6] Net Revenue Spending Net
42 Virginia 64,297 112,114 -47,816 14.4% 25.1%-10.7%
When is Congress going to CAP duh abundunce of abuses of duh baby mammer fweerider type programs, and implement some torte reform on the rest of the ambulance chaser types?
The ACA is fully funded. It funded the expansion of medicaid 100% which tapered down to 90% in 5 years. The revenues generated out of Virginia to cover the costs of expanding Medicaid will just leave the State of Virginia. The funny part is that as Republicans opted out of that expansion because they thought it would show support just cut costs of the ACA making it even more financial revenue plus.

I laugh at your tort reform. We could have had tort reforms years ago if Republicans did not insist on caps.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107730 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Its pretty easy for a Thomas Sowell to complain about Obama's foreign policy when he offers no plan of his own. What would he have done?
Then the guy outright lies. Syria was forced to give up their chemical weapons.
Community organizers go into sections of the city & gets the community to unite to help itself.
Thomas Sowell is a joke. He stands on the sidelines & throws stones without offering any suggestion as to what the great leader Sowell would have done.
Besides leaving millions of American uninsured.
CRINGE...as Duh A Vey's post permeates the point to the very origins from which it arises.

Promoting jack boot, lock step, lemming givverment dependency...forced fed ala communism.

Duhmmy.

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#1107731 Apr 1, 2014
Whatever wrote:
there not their
No, you were right the first time, Jason-Jay. Just keep broadcasting all the bullshit--you're converting no one.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1107732 Apr 1, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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she is the wife of a Supreme Court Justice; I don't think it's appropriate for her to make these types of statements; but she's a stupid fool anyway, drunk dialing
Anita Hill proved it. Her and her husband are insufferable.
Then you should be 10x shocked that the three female justices repeatedly read from a Dem prepared document during the Hobby Lobby hearing. A document that was riddled with fallacies including the biggest whooper of all -free birth control is the LAW

No, free birth control is NOT in the Obamacare law it is a regulation written by the HHS.

The three female totally destroyed their credibility by overtly acting like political hacks.
Patrick n Angela

United States

#1107733 Apr 1, 2014
Emeem wrote:
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At last you have taken a logical position, I assume you are now promoting the birth control mandate of Obamacare.
European Nations using TV to promote a rise birth rate.
Abortion "some times" an indication of a throwaway society of materialism
Peace

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1107734 Apr 1, 2014
Kerry runs to Israel again--for the 12th time: "The U.S. is trying to force Israel to release Arab terrorist murderers — including Israeli Arab terrorists — from its prisons in order to maintain a peace process whose phoniness is exposed by the very request.

Let's hope Kerry allows the terrorists to go to Santa Barbara, California. Joan never met a terrorist she didn't like: so I suggest she sponsors a few.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107735 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So Republicas create the Great Recession & continue to blame those who lost their jobs because f it.
Not only that, The Republicans want to punish their children by taking food off their table & their healthcare because, evidently they picked out dead beat parents.
This is why Republican assh*les like you are dumber than sh*t.
"mandates of robbinghoodieTicking MORE off already broke back TAX paying lower range working class people vs CHOICE"

This is why commie type DUHMbocRats are even duhmer than sh!t.

(and how it is, that they can lay down and sleep at night, knowing they are plunging the working class even FURTHER down the economic ladder rungs w/that UNConstitutional commie type robbinghoodoeTic TAX and FINE, is just unbelievable.)
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1107736 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
The ACA is fully funded. It funded the expansion of medicaid 100% which tapered down to 90% in 5 years. The revenues generated out of Virginia to cover the costs of expanding Medicaid will just leave the State of Virginia. The funny part is that as Republicans opted out of that expansion because they thought it would show support just cut costs of the ACA making it even more financial revenue plus.
I laugh at your tort reform. We could have had tort reforms years ago if Republicans did not insist on caps.
That is WRONG and a Dem myth

CBO and JCT Estimate That the Coverage Provisions of the ACA Will Have a Net Cost to the Federal Government of $1.5 Trillion Over the 2015–2024 Period

http://cbo.gov/publication/45159
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107737 Apr 1, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
The ACA is fully funded. It funded the expansion of medicaid 100% which tapered down to 90% in 5 years. The revenues generated out of Virginia to cover the costs of expanding Medicaid will just leave the State of Virginia. The funny part is that as Republicans opted out of that expansion because they thought it would show support just cut costs of the ACA making it even more financial revenue plus.
I laugh at your tort reform. We could have had tort reforms years ago if Republicans did not insist on caps.
Can you read-charts specifically??

Get a CLUE idiot.

There is NO self sustainable FUNDING-Virginia is ALREADY BROKE and pandering from the givverment.

And there should be some CAPS.

Start with some fweeriding baby mammer type reform!

How many damn cases of pop can babies/kids drink in a damn month.,

IDIOT.

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