Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1383526 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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forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1107707 Apr 1, 2014
the IPCCs report on warming is so good that people are having their named taken OFF IT...

"An author of the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change has asked for his name to be removed from a summary document because of its "four horsemen of the apocalypse" rhetoric."

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/201...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1107708 Apr 1, 2014
Good article on who the 'taxpayer' really is...

http://pc.blogspot.co.nz/2014/03/just-who-exa...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107709 Apr 1, 2014
Garmr wrote:
You know, cause you can look at it from pretty much any angle and it still makes absolutely no sense. Satan himself is no more than a metaphor and is typically depicted as wearing nothing at all but his red suit and a pitchfork. So his metaphorical description as arriving dressed as a gentleman is based on nothing... it's a pure fabrication by an idiot, not a metaphor in any sense. Secondarily, hypocrisy is simply claiming to hold a particular belief or viewpoint while, in reality, holding another. For instance, supporting an invasion of Iraq while at the same time professing to be christian... as you can clearly see, hypocrisy has no particular dress code and there are millions of examples to prove that.
So what, then, does the "metaphor" you identified mean? Or did you mean to suggest that it was a metaphor, just not a very good one?
Satan in a tuxedo.

Iran just wants nuclear in case duh oirl runs out.

Dhmfk.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1107710 Apr 1, 2014
Signs the Progressive 'you don't need to make that much money because we will subsidize your lifestyle' economy is on fire!

'Obamanomics in Action: 260,000 College Graduates in Minimum Wage Jobs'

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/03/obama...

Since: May 11

Blain, PA

#1107711 Apr 1, 2014
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> "Republicans can take heart on this sad Obamacare enrollment good news day because they've achieved something in their relentless war on health insurance: They've kept millions of children off of the health care coverage rolls.
The majority of children not covered by any kind of insurance are in red states, and in those states that refused to take Medicaid expansion. In those states, the Kaiser Family Foundation finds,
75 percent of the uninsured are children." Take heart Republicans. You've kept millions of kids from getting health coverage http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/03/31/1288... via @dailykos
Uninsured & uneducated. Tom Corbett has slashed education spending here in PA. Schools are cutting programs &cutting teachers and he has also slashed spending in the state universities.

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Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1107712 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....
At last you have taken a logical position, I assume you are now promoting the birth control mandate of Obamacare.
M Stein

Jamaica, NY

#1107713 Apr 1, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
More baseless delusions from a hate warped and ignorant mind.
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.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1107714 Apr 1, 2014
$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...
M Stein

Jamaica, NY

#1107716 Apr 1, 2014
Thomas Sowell on Obama--continued

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.

Many were so mesmerized by both the man himself and the euphoria surrounding the idea of "the first black president" that they failed to notice that there were any dots, much less any need to connect them.

One dot alone -- the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, whose church the Obamas attended for 20 years -- would have been enough to sink any other presidential bid by anyone who was not in line to become "the first black president."

The painful irony is that Jeremiah Wright was just one in a series of Obama's mentors hostile to America, resentful of successful Americans, and convinced that America had too much power internationally, and needed to be brought down a peg.

Anti-Americanism was the rule, not the exception, among Obama's mentors over the years, beginning in his childhood. When the young Obama and his mother lived in Indonesia, her Indonesian husband wanted her to accompany him to social gatherings with American businessmen -- and was puzzled when she refused.

He reminded her that these were her own people. According to Barack Obama's own eyewitness account, her voice rose "almost to a shout" when she replied:

"They are not my people."

Most of Barack Obama's foreign policy decisions since becoming president are consistent with this mindset. He has acted repeatedly as a citizen of the world, even though he was elected to be President of the United States.

Virtually every major move of the Obama administration has reduced the power, security and influence of America and its allies. Cutbacks in military spending, while our adversaries have increased their military buildups, ensure that these changes to our detriment will continue, even after Barack Obama has left the White House.

Is that failure or success?
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#1107717 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.
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:
<quoted text>
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:
<quoted text>
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?

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