Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1403878 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: Jan 11

Hackettstown, NJ

#1111335 Apr 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
providing ID is one thing, fingerprinting prior to arrest entirely different.....
The only time the electronic fingerprinting would be used is after an arrest. Otherwise, your ID isn't required. You don't have to identify yourself if you're not committing any law infractions.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1111336 Apr 5, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
uh....problem.
A February 2013 Pew Research poll, for instance, found that while Americans were six points more likely to say that Republicans have “strong principles” than Democrats, they were 16 points more likely to call the GOP “out of touch with the American people.” A CNN poll this February found that while Americans were six points more likely to say Democratic policies favored the middle class than the rich, they said Republican policies favored the rich over the middle class by a whopping 46 points.
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...
part of the reason Mitt lost.
While Cruz says the image of Republicans as the party of the rich is a Democratic lie, it is also widely believed by Americans. The 2012 exit poll found 53 percent said GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s policies generally favored the rich, 34 percent the middle class and 2 percent the poor; for Obama, just 10 percent thought his policies favored the rich, 44 percent the middle class and 31 percent the poor.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-chec...
just admit it....the GOP is the party of the rich. might as well. Middle Class America has already figured out that you hate them. seems right wing lies need more than a say so nowadays.
It isn't 2012. As far as we know they asked the same democrat that voted 35 thousand times for his input in this poll.
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111337 Apr 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
thank you for confirming that voter fraud is a serious problem.......
And it appears a serious solution for it already exists... right?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1111338 Apr 5, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
My state passed a law that liquor merchants may use the same equipment as other qualified merchants (such as insurance or car dealers) BUT it must be programmed so the only info they may obtain is the card number(check to see if valid) and birthdate.
Not that complex of a system, protects privacy, and legal.
NEVER said it would read your card-limited to this state's cards. That is something you added.
Really cannot understand why this is blowing you out of the water.
sorry pal, you sho have read that law...again, they are just scanning the mag strip on the back not accessing the data base of your state..

LOOOOser!

http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnolo...

read the part where the director of the DMV says" the only information on that strip is what is on the front of the card...."

when you try to bullshit, it is only making you look more foolish!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1111340 Apr 5, 2014
killtaker wrote:
<quoted text>
'woodentick' is an idiot...
He's just here to argue....he's an internet message board/blog 'FLUFFER'...
and yet i am right about these issues.

i don't argue with people who don't post bullshit.(i can see why you are unaware of that...)

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1111341 Apr 5, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
any idea of when you guys are going to start talking about taking back the WH?
though with the American people possibly having to watch total crazy from a republican Congress the WH is going to be a lock for any dem who runs in 2016.
The Veto Candidate. Americans: Please make it stop!!
well that 's great you are looking to 2016? What happens when Joe Biden is your nominee?
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111342 Apr 5, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yes
Yes, there's nothing like the feel of a precisely 1 1/2 lb hatchery "trout" on the end of the line as he feels the unfamiliar hook and begins flailing around in the water with his tiny, clipped fins looking for an explanation that doesn't conflict with his, "go along to get-along" world view...

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1111343 Apr 5, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
uh....problem.
A February 2013 Pew Research poll, for instance, found that while Americans were six points more likely to say that Republicans have “strong principles” than Democrats, they were 16 points more likely to call the GOP “out of touch with the American people.” A CNN poll this February found that while Americans were six points more likely to say Democratic policies favored the middle class than the rich, they said Republican policies favored the rich over the middle class by a whopping 46 points.
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...
part of the reason Mitt lost.
While Cruz says the image of Republicans as the party of the rich is a Democratic lie, it is also widely believed by Americans. The 2012 exit poll found 53 percent said GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s policies generally favored the rich, 34 percent the middle class and 2 percent the poor; for Obama, just 10 percent thought his policies favored the rich, 44 percent the middle class and 31 percent the poor.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-chec...
just admit it....the GOP is the party of the rich. might as well. Middle Class America has already figured out that you hate them. seems right wing lies need more than a say so nowadays.
It's because the American people are 16 points more like out of touch with reality.

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#1111344 Apr 5, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
In Gay Rights Fights, Bullies Love to Play the Victim
In Andrew Sullivan’s assessment of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation, the former exec was “hounded” from his job by gay rights “fanatics.” But this was a business decision—and a revealing one.
Gay people didn’t hound Eich from his job. Eich resigned presumably because he and his company figured the bad publicity they were getting from this, and the financial knock-on on their business, would be adversely affected by the revelation of his Prop 8 donation.
While Mozilla went out of its way to emphasize its belief in inclusivity this week, Eich did not. Mozilla made the decision to fire Eich, gay people did not. The volubility of gay activists isn’t the point here, it’s the immense shift in corporate culture that means even a whiff of homophobia can be bad for business.
While there is nothing to celebrate in somebody losing their job, we should be celebrating that we have reached a time where homophobia is being questioned and challenged. Instead—please laugh or cry at this point—people bitch about their right to be homophobic being constrained.
This conflation of the bully-turned-to-victim neatly clouds the admirable baseline mainstream America is edging towards: the “shame” axis around homosexuality has positively shifted from those who are gay to those who are anti-gay.
Perhaps those conservatives bemoaning the fate of Eich will take a moment to consider the gay men and women, and those who are transgendered, who have lost jobs or been discriminated against because of their sexuality and sexual identity in the workplace. There is an almost laughable irony observing their defense of Eich’s homophobia, set against the inability of our policymakers to pass ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, into law.
After years of discriminating against gay people, after turning a blind eye to the violence inflicted upon them, to the inequality foisted upon them; after doing all they could to ensure all those bulwarks of prejudice remained firmly in place, the conservative right wing has decided the only remaining course of action is to play the victim.
The last argument that the opponents of equality are attempting to drive is an exhausted one: that gays are too loud, too demanding. Enough already. The right wing’s traditional anti-gay arguments—that homosexuality isn’t normal, that gay people are family-destroying freaks—now seem, to a broad mass of voters, what they always seemed to gay people: dangerous, insidious nonsense. A judge in Michigan stated that their arguments against marriage equality were irrational and absurd.
Now that the law, belatedly and slowly, is beginning to treat gay people as equal citizens, the only recourse opponents have is that they—the real bullies—are themselves being bullied. Of course,“bullying” is an over-used word, an overplayed accusation, and it is most galling when used by those who know historically how to wear their knuckledusters with pride.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04...
Obama held the same opinion back in 2008

Maybe he should resign too?
Patrick

United States

#1111346 Apr 5, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Where are those.........Centipede.
Try to read carols posts, often off the wall...... your attempts must embarrass your family and friends.
-
Angela
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111347 Apr 5, 2014
The reason people follow the hatchery truck around is because in america it's quantity that matters. Who cares that the fish you catch taste like meal worms and corn-flower... the main thing is to get a lot of them... more than the other guy at least...

I lived on the river most of my life and what a joy it was to see a poacher you saw earlier with his limit and more of mealy hatchery trout as he slips back into the river for a second round... and I'll walk the wardens right in on him... and then they put him in the back of the truck and head back to his hotel room where they'll find the others, then take his gear, his car, his life if I'm lucky... I never lose my taste for it... and americans never cease doing it... a win/win...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1111348 Apr 5, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
In Gay Rights Fights, Bullies Love to Play the Victim
In Andrew Sullivan’s assessment of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation, the former exec was “hounded” from his job by gay rights “fanatics.” But this was a business decision—and a revealing one.
Gay people didn’t hound Eich from his job. Eich resigned presumably because he and his company figured the bad publicity they were getting from this, and the financial knock-on on their business, would be adversely affected by the revelation of his Prop 8 donation.
While Mozilla went out of its way to emphasize its belief in inclusivity this week, Eich did not. Mozilla made the decision to fire Eich, gay people did not. The volubility of gay activists isn’t the point here, it’s the immense shift in corporate culture that means even a whiff of homophobia can be bad for business.
While there is nothing to celebrate in somebody losing their job, we should be celebrating that we have reached a time where homophobia is being questioned and challenged. Instead—please laugh or cry at this point—people bitch about their right to be homophobic being constrained.
This conflation of the bully-turned-to-victim neatly clouds the admirable baseline mainstream America is edging towards: the “shame” axis around homosexuality has positively shifted from those who are gay to those who are anti-gay.
Perhaps those conservatives bemoaning the fate of Eich will take a moment to consider the gay men and women, and those who are transgendered, who have lost jobs or been discriminated against because of their sexuality and sexual identity in the workplace. There is an almost laughable irony observing their defense of Eich’s homophobia, set against the inability of our policymakers to pass ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, into law.
After years of discriminating against gay people, after turning a blind eye to the violence inflicted upon them, to the inequality foisted upon them; after doing all they could to ensure all those bulwarks of prejudice remained firmly in place, the conservative right wing has decided the only remaining course of action is to play the victim.
The last argument that the opponents of equality are attempting to drive is an exhausted one: that gays are too loud, too demanding. Enough already. The right wing’s traditional anti-gay arguments—that homosexuality isn’t normal, that gay people are family-destroying freaks—now seem, to a broad mass of voters, what they always seemed to gay people: dangerous, insidious nonsense. A judge in Michigan stated that their arguments against marriage equality were irrational and absurd.
Now that the law, belatedly and slowly, is beginning to treat gay people as equal citizens, the only recourse opponents have is that they—the real bullies—are themselves being bullied. Of course,“bullying” is an over-used word, an overplayed accusation, and it is most galling when used by those who know historically how to wear their knuckledusters with pride.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04...
Criminals and Perverts aka the Democrat Party.
The Radical Homosexuals are your pet projects. Less that 2% of the entire population: embrace them.
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111349 Apr 5, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
<quoted text>
It's because the American people are 16 points more like out of touch with reality.
mmmm.. pretty broad statement even for you.... what's "reality" carol? What's real? Disneyworld? Is that real or not? Is Mickey real? Well, I assume a girl in your line of work could answer THAT one...
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111350 Apr 5, 2014
What's "real," carol... define your terms so we can get on with it all...
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1111351 Apr 5, 2014
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>Brought to you by the Virginia COMMUNIST PARTY & the Virginia charter of NAMBLA.
Morning whiner, still smarting from the azz whuppin we administered last November I see. That makes Virginia the winner, we are in charge now, you bigoted women haters are a dying breed, Full body this time instead of just from the neck up. YAHOO. America is waking up.

Adam 36

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#1111352 Apr 5, 2014
Obama's war on Women...

180,000 More Women Unemployed in March

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer...
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111353 Apr 5, 2014
Does "real" refer to man-made things or does it apply only to things that are natural? Both? Neither? What's "real" carol?

“Depends on the Day”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1111354 Apr 5, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>i'd love to see that legislation...are they tapped into my state's DMV? do they only sell to people from your state?
how bout the guy at the circle K? the the target store? they all access that system?
Visually checking the card was NEVER excluded as an option-you just don't have the verification the card is legit.

NEVER said it was used for out of state cards-that was you

Anyone who is a licensed liquor merchant may purchase and use the merchant system. They are mandated to program the equipment so it only obtains the card number and birthdate.

Any motel has the equipment that can modify magnetic strips so these are no longer on the cards. The cards now has a QR code.

Any other questions?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1111355 Apr 5, 2014
Col Corker wrote:
<quoted text>
And it appears a serious solution for it already exists... right?
yes, it took these fools all of yesterday to find four or so cases of voter fraud across the nation...

none of which would be prevented by voter ID at the polls...

galt just likes to prove what a liar he is...
Col Corker

Anchorage, AK

#1111356 Apr 5, 2014
....<reality> dangles in front of carol's eyes... tantalizingly close but... just out of reach... ok, quite a long way out of reach but that's not the point... it's out there... somewhere... lurking....

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