Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1433239 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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Patriot

Longmont, CO

#1128514 Apr 29, 2014
Climate Change Hoax Exposed By Harvard Author

Lead author claims U.N. climate change report was rewritten for political reasons..........
Where is the media on this? Our electricity is "necessarily skyrocketing" because of this global hoax.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1128515 Apr 29, 2014
I call him the little boy in the big pants but Mike Snopes calls him an ‘empty suit’. I like that, too.

"And Mike Snopes, a former police detective from a counterterrorism unit, said,“This once again shows that the lives of four Americans took a backseat to making an ‘empty suit’ look presidential and I still want to know: Where was President Obama that night?”"

New documents reveal Benghazi cover up emanated from White House: http://tinyurl.com/lbhf4p5

If this sitting azzhole was Republican, there would be immediate calls for impeachment inside the Ultra Left Wing Progressive Socialist Democrat Liberal Media.

As it is, we sit here cursing the owner of a basketball team.

Nice going, eh? The Liar-Of-The-Century slides again like shitonashovel
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1128516 Apr 29, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
<quoted text>
¨[The Clinton] administration went to ridiculous lengths to increase the national homeownership rate. It promoted paper-thin downpayments and pushed for ways to get lenders to give mortgage loans to first-time buyers with shaky financing and incomes. It’s clear now that the erosion of lending standards pushed prices up by increasing demand, and later led to waves of defaults by people who never should have bought a home in the first place.
President Bush continued the practices because they dovetailed with his Ownership Society goals, and of course Congress was strongly behind the push. But Clinton and his administration must shoulder some of the blame.¨
http://www.businessweek.com/the_thread/hotpro...
some. just not all. the documented record reflects.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1128518 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
20% of american families have NO ONE working, That's what the boy blunder has accomplished, 47 million still on food stamps.
You must be soooo proud of this lying failure, god only knows why.
That's only off by 2.2% from when Bush left office. Considering the economic disaster he created, I'd say that's certainly acceptable.

EMPLOYMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF FAMILIES —2013
"The share of families with an employed member was unchanged at 80.0 percent in 2013. The likelihood of having an employed family member rose in 2013 for Asian families (to 88.8 percent) and for Hispanic families (to 85.1 percent). The likelihood for white and black families showed little or no change (80.1 percent and 75.7 percent, respectively). "

EMPLOYMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF FAMILIES IN 2008
"The share of families with an employed member was lower in 2008 (82.2 percent) than in 2007 (82.6 percent). The likelihood of having an employed family member declined over the year for white, black, and Hispanic families and was little changed for Asian families. Asian families remained the most likely to have an employed member (89.7 percent) in 2008, followed by Hispanic families (87.0 percent), white families (82.3 percent), and black families (78.4 percent)."

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/famee.pdf

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/fame...
Patrick

United States

#1128519 Apr 29, 2014
A federal judge on Tuesday issued an injunction barring the enforcement of Wisconsin's voter ID law for violating the Voting Rights Act and the U.S.
Patrick

United States

#1128520 Apr 29, 2014
A federal judge in Wisconsin has struck down that state's Voter ID law.

District Judge Lynn Adelman ruled that the state didn't make a compelling case that voter fraud exists and needs to be combated. He also ruled that it's not clear that it would be easy for people without valid photo ID to obtain it and said the law unduly targets minority voters.

"The evidence at trial established that virtually no voter impersonation occurs in Wisconsin," Adelman wrote. "The defendants could not point to a single instance of known voter impersonation occurring in Wisconsin at any time in the recent past."

The decision comes a week after an Arkansas judge struck down that state's new Voter ID law. The Justice Department is also challenging such laws in North Carolina and Texas.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128523 Apr 29, 2014
dem wrote:
Wonder when the militia groups, that defend Bundy, will surround the staples center.
I hear they're organizing one now.

It's called Task Force 'Al' with reserve unit 'Peggy'
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128524 Apr 29, 2014
dem wrote:
Wonder when the militia groups, that defend Bundy, will surround the staples center.
The unit from Colorado is called Task Force 'Bud.'
Patrick

United States

#1128528 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Let's see some proof, Run a Mug
A fisherman in Brazil's Amazon region has found a large piece of debris from a European space launch.

The man said he found the metal object floating on a remote river in the municipality of Salinopolis.

The debris has been confirmed as coming from a satellite launched from the Kourou base, in neighbouring French Guiana, last July.

The piece bears the logo of the UK Space Agency and Arianespace - the European satellite company.

A spokeswoman for the UK Space Agency, Julia Short, confirmed that the debris was from the launch of Europe's largest telecommunications satellite last year.

"It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year. It probably landed in the Atlantic and then floated inland,"

Alphasat, described as Europe's most sophisticated telecommunications satellite, was launched from the Kourou base on 25 July.

Brazilian authorities in northern Para state said they would contact the UK Space Agency and ask them to collect the object.

According to local reports, it took more than 10 people to retrieve the panel from the riverbank.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1128529 Apr 29, 2014
Patrick wrote:
<quoted text>
A fisherman in Brazil's Amazon region has found a large piece of debris from a European space launch.
The man said he found the metal object floating on a remote river in the municipality of Salinopolis.
The debris has been confirmed as coming from a satellite launched from the Kourou base, in neighbouring French Guiana, last July.
The piece bears the logo of the UK Space Agency and Arianespace - the European satellite company.
A spokeswoman for the UK Space Agency, Julia Short, confirmed that the debris was from the launch of Europe's largest telecommunications satellite last year.
"It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year. It probably landed in the Atlantic and then floated inland,"
Alphasat, described as Europe's most sophisticated telecommunications satellite, was launched from the Kourou base on 25 July.
Brazilian authorities in northern Para state said they would contact the UK Space Agency and ask them to collect the object.
According to local reports, it took more than 10 people to retrieve the panel from the riverbank.
Was Robert Parker present?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1128530 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Let's see some proof, Run a Mug
too easy.

Last June, I issued a challenge to everyone involved in the housing industry to help increase the number of minority families to be home owners. And what I'm talking about, I'm talking about your bankers and your brokers and developers, as well as members of faith-based community and community programs. And the response to the home owners challenge has been very strong and very gratifying. Twenty-two public and private partners have signed up to help meet our national goal. Partners in the mortgage finance industry are encouraging homeownership by purchasing more loans made by banks to African Americans, Hispanics and other minorities.

Representatives of the real estate and homebuilding industries, through their nationwide networks or affiliates, are committed to broadening homeownership. They made the commitment to help meet the national goal we set.

Freddie Mae -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- I see the heads who are here; I want to thank you all for coming --(laughter)-- have committed to provide more money for lenders. They've committed to help meet the shortage of capital available for minority home buyers.

Franklin told me at the meeting where we kicked this off, he said, I promise you we will help, and he has, like many others in this room have done......

Freddie Mac recently began 25 initiatives around the country to dismantle barriers and create greater opportunities for homeownership. One of the programs is designed to help deserving families who have bad credit histories to qualify for homeownership loans.

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/ne...

and so.....

..... both Paulson and his predecessor, John Snow, say the housing push went too far.

"The Bush administration took a lot of pride that home ownership had reached historic highs," Snow said during an interview. "But what we forgot in the process was that it has to be done in the context of people being able to afford their house. We now realize there was a high cost."

For much of the Bush presidency, the White House was preoccupied by terrorism and war; on the economic front, its pressing concerns were cutting taxes and privatizing Social Security, a government retirement and disability benefits program. The housing market was a bright spot: Ever-rising home values kept the economy humming, as owners drew down on their equity to buy consumer goods and pack their children off to college.

Lawrence Lindsay, Bush's first chief economic adviser, said there was little impetus to raise alarms about the proliferation of easy credit that was helping Bush meet housing goals.

"No one wanted to stop that bubble," Lindsay said. "It would have conflicted with the president's own policies."

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/21/business/wo...

any other questions?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128531 Apr 29, 2014
Notrilis Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
You give me way too much credit.
I have no time or interest in being a sock like you do retired old moron Democrat.
Feris makes a fool out of you. I simply ignore you, moron Commie (AKA DemoKrat).
lol! You're a ruskie son!

That's all the credit you can handle!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128532 Apr 29, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
More Democrat racists... Let's see how fast the Sterling story disappears now.
L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whom commentators tried to tie to the Republican party immediately after his alleged racist statements became public, has in fact only given money to Democratic candidates, according to campaign-contribution records.
And yet, he's a conservative.

Oh well. I hate to tell you this but you're late to the dance son!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128533 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Prove Bush destroyed one single job, Dopey.
by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
The thousands of mortgage defaults and foreclosures in the "subprime" housing market (i.e., mortgage holders with poor credit ratings) is the direct result of thirty years of government policy that has forced banks to make bad loans to un-creditworthy borrowers. The policy in question is the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), which compels banks to make loans to low-income borrowers and in what the supporters of the Act call "communities of color" that they might not otherwise make based on purely economic criteria.
The original lobbyists for the CRA were the hardcore leftists who supported the Carter administration and were often rewarded for their support with government grants and programs like the CRA that they benefited from. These included various "neighborhood organizations," as they like to call themselves, such as "ACORN" (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). These organizations claim that over $1 trillion in CRA loans have been made, although no one seems to know the magnitude with much certainty. A U.S. Senate Banking Committee staffer told me about ten years ago that at least $100 billion in such loans had been made in the first twenty years of the Act.
So-called "community groups" like ACORN benefit themselves from the CRA through a process that sounds like legalized extortion. The CRA is enforced by four federal government bureaucracies: the Fed, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Office of Thrift Supervision, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The law is set up so that any bank merger, branch expansion, or new branch creation can be postponed or prohibited by any of these four bureaucracies if a CRA "protest" is issued by a "community group." This can cost banks great sums of money, and the "community groups" understand this perfectly well. It is their leverage. They use this leverage to get the banks to give them millions of dollars as well as promising to make a certain amount of bad loans in their communities.
lol! poor baby. you can only go back to a source of one person who can't say I told you so.

And yet, you can't figure out when CRA was repealed.

Why is that my little dweeb?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128534 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
20% of american families have NO ONE working, That's what the boy blunder has accomplished, 47 million still on food stamps.
You must be soooo proud of this lying failure, god only knows why.
What was Romney's plan? Oh yes, let them fail!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128535 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
You're confused, mistaken, dishonest and ignorant, the demorat authored mortgage meltdown caused the recession. But feel free to tell us how Bush caused the recession. If you can, or will.
lol! Poor baby. You're in denial.

I'm sure insanity isn't that far off your path if you have yet reached it...
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1128536 Apr 29, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Let's see some proof, Run a Mug
poor hammy.

He still has a problem with CRA he can't fix because his explanations make no sense.

See folks. This is what happens when you spit into the headwind called 'facts.'

Problem for hammy is he keeps trying!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1128537 Apr 29, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
During an April 28 interview on The Lars Larson show, Fox News’ Juan Williams told a story about his wife’s car being stolen and her saying,“I wish I had a gun.”
Williams said that his wife “went to the gas station” this past weekend to fuel her car. He said that “while she’s trying to put the credit card in some guy rushes by her, gets in the car and drives off with the damn car.”
Williams said his wife’s response was,“I wish I had a gun.”
*Poor Mrs. Williams, if she wasn't married to a liberal she would have had a gun. I wish that Mrs. Williams gets a gun.
never leave the keys in the ignition when you leave the car.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1128538 Apr 29, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i would say that stopping cars, which they have no right to do, to check the identity of the people in the car is a violation of the Forth.
those same actions would fulfill the Fifth and the Sixth.
you're only half right.....

guess which half....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1128539 Apr 29, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL. You are saying "wrong" while agreeing with me. You said Pfizer was moving their headquarters overseas and I said that was nothing but a republican conspiracy theory. You have now acknowledged I was right while claiming I was wrong. Silly Nilly.
This is their official statement:
"The transaction, if consummated, is expected to result in the combination of the two companies under a new U.K.-incorporated holding company. As a global corporation, Pfizer would expect the combined company to have management in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and to maintain head offices in New York and list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.... the currently contemplated structure under a new U.K.-incorporated holding company would not subject AstraZeneca’s non-U.S. profits to U.S. tax, which would be in the best interests of the combined company’s shareholders."
http://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/pres...
you are becoming as OCD as dumbass Dave, which is forgivable at your advanced age.....

the point is that Pfizer will be a foreign corporation for tax purposes.....

time for a realistic US tax policy, instead of the highest corporate taxes in the world.....

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