Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1643731 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1130893 May 3, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Link it__ahem__link your, cough, article..
ARTICLE 13

TERMINATION OF OWNERSHIP OR MEMBERSHIP

The Membership of a Member or the interest of any Owner may be terminated by a vote of three fourths (3/4) of the Board of Governors if the Member or Owner shall do or suffer any of the following:

(a) Willfully violate any of the provisions of the Constitution and By-Laws, resolutions, or agreements of the Association.

(b) Transfer or attempt to transfer a Membership or an interest in a Member without complying with the provisions of Article 5.

(c) Fail to pay any dues or other indebtedness owing to the Association within thirty (30) days after Written Notice from the Commissioner of default in such payment.

(d) Fail or refuse to fulfill its contractual obligations to the Association, its Members, Players, or any other third party in such a way as to affect the Association or its Members adversely.

(e) Wager or countenance wagering by its officers or employees on any game in which a Team operated by a Member of the Association participates.

(f) Willfully permit open betting, pool selling, or any other form of gambling upon any premises owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the Member or an Owner, except, subject to Article 8(a), for gambling activities that are lawful in the applicable jurisdiction and do not involve in any way, directly or indirectly, gambling with respect to any aspect of the Association’s games, events, property, players, or other personnel.

(g) Offer, agree, conspire, or attempt to lose or control the score of any game participated in by a Team operated by a Member of the Association, or fail to suspend immediately any officer or any Player or other employee of the Member who shall be found guilty, in a court of law or in any hearing sanctioned by this Constitution and By- Laws, of offering, agreeing, conspiring, or attempting to lose or control the score of any such game or of being interested in any pool or wager on any game in which a Team operated by a Member of the Association participates.

(h) Disband its Team during the Season, dissolve its business, or cease its operation.

(i) Willfully fail to present its Team at the time and place it is scheduled to play in an Exhibition, Regular Season, or Playoff Game.

(j) Willfully misrepresent any material fact contained in its application for Membership in the Association.

...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1130894 May 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>you are looking at article 35. try 35A as i stated..
idiots are fun too!
I will repeat because it bears repeating:

You are hilariously stupid.

wait...make that a capital "S", Stupid.

You came to your legal understandings on a playground at the age of 6 and stayed there forever..
Patrick n Angela

United States

#1130895 May 3, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Wrong again!!1
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NBA Can't Legally Terminate Sterling's Ownership
Breitbart's Sports ^| April 30, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
Posted on 5/1/2014 12:23:25 AM by 2ndDivisionVet
(VIDEO-AT-LINK)
On Tuesday, the National Basketball Association released its Constitution and By-laws – and the release of the text demonstrates clearly that despite media reports, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling cannot be voted out of ownership of his team by colleagues for his racist statements.
Yesterday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver fined Sterling $2.5 million and suspended him for life from the league. He certainly has that power under the Constitution and By-laws. Under Article 24(l), the commissioner has the power to do that which is in his best judgment with regard to remedies not covered by the Constitution or By-laws:
Where a situation arises which is not covered in the Constitution and By-laws, the Commissioner shall have the authority to make such decision, including the imposition of a penalty, as in his judgment shall be in the best interests of the Association. The penalty that may be assessed under the preceding two sentences may include, without limitation, a fine, suspension, and/or the forfeiture or assignment of draft choices. No monetary penalty fixed under this provision shall exceed $2,500,000.
Provision 35A(d) spells this out further:
The Commissioner shall have the power to suspend for a definite or indefinite period, or to impose a fine not exceeding $1,000,000, or to inflict both such suspension and fine upon any person who, in his opinion, shall have been guilty of conduct prejudicial or detrimental to the Association.
In other words, Silver’s peremptory power is limited to Sterling’s suspension from the NBA and a fine of $2.5 million. It does not extend to booting him from ownership of his team. Furthermore, the association by-laws do not grant the power for owners to force Sterling to sell his team. Termination provisions can only be initiated for violation of specific rules....
"NBA Can't Legally Terminate Sterling's Ownership" - in theory may be valid

Will the old boys club of owners decide that they have had enough and that his ownership threatens their bottom line?
Brad

Bolton, CT

#1130896 May 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, as usual you have it wrong..the report states that "800,000 people stopped looking for work OR QUIT WORKING." That's actually good news. People are confident enough in the economy to retire, quit work because of a disability or attend school full-time. You are still stuck on stupid.
Sounds familiar.

"The people who lost their jobs now have time to explore new options."

Guess who?

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1130897 May 3, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
"Economy soars"????
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.. ..
Pull your head out from your crotch, brutha...
Correction, the US economy is soaring for sane educated Americans. Apparently right wing morons are really having a tough go of it in their whiney miserable lives.
My condolences shinningmoron.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1130898 May 3, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
revocation of franchise not included in penalties under this section.....
it is a breach of the bylaws...for which the remaining owners can vote for expulsion.
how long do you think the other owners will sit by while this bigot lessons the worth of their investment?
do you really think he will drag his name through the courts exposing his paid whore and bigotry and prejudice daily?
why are you defending this idiot...first the cattle man thief and now a prejudicial bigot...man, you back some real winners, galt.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1130899 May 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>such as 35A (c)...
(c) Any person who gives, makes, issues, authorizes or endorses any statement having, or designed to have, an effect prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball or of the Association or of a Member or its Team, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $1,000,000 to be imposed by the Commissioner. The Member whose Owner, Officer, Manager, Coach or other employee has been so fined shall pay the amount of the fine should such person fail to do so within ten (10) days of its imposition.

no forced sale here.....

and fine limited to $1,000,000......

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1130900 May 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>a buck cheaper here...you CA freaks are just stupid..
Yea, California's tax on a gallon of gas is 71.3 cents (including the Federal tax of 18.4 cents). With all the automobiles we have, it is the price we have to pay to have cleaner air. Galt knows full well that Obama doesn't not control the price of gasoline. He just can't seem to escape the rut he is in of blaming Obama for everything, no matter how ridiculous.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1130901 May 3, 2014
Tinka wrote:
<quoted text>
So CIA the central agency that is specialized to protect is it?
Central to what and if you could place yourself in that MUSLIM placed on terrorism frame of mind...
You think it is to them fun in torture or would they plan if they so had need I mean an attack which would be precise I would think by now I mean they have been around how long???
It's a much of much so according to you or let me phrase it un personad what about 9/11???
To you who did what that day?
Anyway they centered and who's covering the rest?
Central to an area? How's your Neighborhood? I mean what is your Neighborhood like? Lot's of flow traffic stores places to keep busy etc?
Will you please learn how to speak English.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1130902 May 3, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
Correction, the US economy is soaring for sane educated Americans. Apparently right wing morons are really having a tough go of it in their whiney miserable lives.
My condolences shinningmoron.
Keep squeaking louder. Maybe somebody will believe you:-)

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1130903 May 3, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
Correction, the US economy is soaring for sane educated Americans. Apparently right wing morons are really having a tough go of it in their whiney miserable lives.
My condolences shinningmoron.
no shit...my life rocks..

you should have heard the fools earlier moaning about grocery prices and gas like the unemployed welfare queens they are...
Gilad

United States

#1130904 May 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>Well, as usual you have it wrong..the report states that "800,000 people stopped looking for work OR QUIT WORKING." That's actually good news. People are confident enough in the economy to retire, quit work because of a disability or attend school full-time. You are still stuck on stupid.
Poor income students think this: You have to pay to go to college, and you have to work hard to get in! Or you can get paid to do nothing. Umm they are not that stupid! Their mentality is "my mom got paid to do nothing why would I work harder- it's a free income! Some one knock me up!! That's more money from the government!"

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1130905 May 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Will you please learn how to speak English.
he can. he just hides his lack of any intelligence by trying to be deep and mystical and shit with this non poetic crap of his...

if you piss him of enough, the real tinka comes out...sounds like a jersey Teamster...

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1130906 May 3, 2014
Yeah wrote:
lol! Reich wing cheese heads!!!!
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05...
"Wisconsin’s GOP Secession Panic
Wisconsin Republicans are set to vote on a measure this weekend that would affirm the state’s right to secede from the union. Goodbye, U.S. of A., Hello U.S. of Cheese.
Fear not, America. There will be no import taxes on Leinenkugel. There is no reason to stock up on cheese. Brett Favre does not need to get a new passport.
Wisconsin is not going to secede from the union.
This, despite the fact that at the Sixth Congressional Republican Caucus in the northeastern part of the state, delegates in April passed a resolution reaffirming Wisconsin’s right to secede from the union should it choose to do so. The measure passed through the GOP convention’s Resolution Committee last week, and is set to be voted on (up or down) at the Republican State Convention this weekend.
But since the measure passed the caucus, Wisconsin Republicans of even the most Tea Party-ish, states’ rights variety have been quickly distancing themselves from it.
“This has been totally blown out of proportion,” said Michael Murphy, vice chairman of the 4th District Republican Party and a former chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus, a Ron Paul-affiliated outlet.“This is one sentence in one resolution out of 23 that were passed, it is one tag line out of a larger resolution discussing state sovereignty. At no point are we going to the convention and debate that we want to secede from the union, even though some paint that as the case.”
To be clear, the text of the resolution reads, in full,“BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we strongly insist our state representatives work to uphold Wisconsin’s 10th Amendment rights, and our right to secede, passing legislation affirming this to the US Federal Government.”..."
I say, let them secede after reimbursing the Federal government for all the infrastructure improvements. They are one of those red states that receives more in Federal Spending than they pay in. Making them a drain on our economy.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1130907 May 3, 2014
Patrick n Angela wrote:
<quoted text>
"NBA Can't Legally Terminate Sterling's Ownership" - in theory may be valid
Will the old boys club of owners decide that they have had enough and that his ownership threatens their bottom line?
try that reason on a judge.......

in fact, the only way that it "threatens their bottom line" is if they keep talking about it.....

should Micky Arison's franchise be revoked because of his Zionism and exploitation of Third World workers????.....

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1130908 May 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yea, California's tax on a gallon of gas is 71.3 cents (including the Federal tax of 18.4 cents). With all the automobiles we have, it is the price we have to pay to have cleaner air. Galt knows full well that Obama doesn't not control the price of gasoline. He just can't seem to escape the rut he is in of blaming Obama for everything, no matter how ridiculous.
ummm...cleaner air? hello? i;ve been to CA....
cleaner than what... bejing?

crap, we could see the tendrils of exhaust fumes reaching all the way out to Catalina when we were there for buccaneer days.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1130909 May 3, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
(c) Any person who gives, makes, issues, authorizes or endorses any statement having, or designed to have, an effect prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of basketball or of the Association or of a Member or its Team, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $1,000,000 to be imposed by the Commissioner. The Member whose Owner, Officer, Manager, Coach or other employee has been so fined shall pay the amount of the fine should such person fail to do so within ten (10) days of its imposition.
no forced sale here.....
and fine limited to $1,000,000......
and yet he was find 2.5 mil.

he will be forced out...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1130910 May 3, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>it is a breach of the bylaws...for which the remaining owners can vote for expulsion.
how long do you think the other owners will sit by while this bigot lessons the worth of their investment?
do you really think he will drag his name through the courts exposing his paid whore and bigotry and prejudice daily?
why are you defending this idiot...first the cattle man thief and now a prejudicial bigot...man, you back some real winners, galt.
Galt is not defending Sterling at all, just noting that he is an extremely litigious lawyer, has an extensive fortune, and has the law on his side in this case.....

bottom line is, Sterling doesn't give a shit.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1130911 May 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yea, California's tax on a gallon of gas is 71.3 cents (including the Federal tax of 18.4 cents). With all the automobiles we have, it is the price we have to pay to have cleaner air. Galt knows full well that Obama doesn't not control the price of gasoline. He just can't seem to escape the rut he is in of blaming Obama for everything, no matter how ridiculous.
the difference in taxes is only a small portion of the difference in gas prices between states.....

and California has absolute one-party DemoKKKrat control...
TheIndependentMa jority

Elyria, OH

#1130912 May 3, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
I'll bet you hear that a lot especially from your boyfriend.
SHAME-SHAME ON YOU!

You Goober anti American representative nasty smog breather!

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