Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1601469 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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UncleRastus

Mount Pleasant, AR

#1140787 May 23, 2014
It doesn't matter what Bush did or what Clinton did. The only thing that matters is the incompetence of Obama.
Bernard Forand

Greenwich, CT

#1140788 May 23, 2014
TPRTY wrote:
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Might want to recheck your facts, Zippy.
Good now that I have your attention here is what USA presented to you which you indicate you are not reading the post you reply to.
Army Lt. Gen. Donald Kerrick stated that Clinton Cabinet advisors had anti-terrorism meetings "nearly weekly," and that he "didn't detect" that kind of focus in the Bush administration.

On February 26th, 2001, Paul Bremer (Co-chairman of the National Commission on Terrorism, Head of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq) while speaking at the McCormick Tribune Foundation Conference on Terrorism stated: "The new administration seems to be paying no attention to the problem of terrorism. What they will do is stagger along until there's a major incident and then suddenly say,'Oh, my God, shouldn't we be organized to deal with this?"

On May 5th, 2001, Bush rejected the Hart-Rudman report, a two and a half year study on the threat of terrorism, which recommended many improvements in our defenses (enacted since 9/11), including the creation of a National Homeland Security Agency and concluded "Americans will likely die on American soil, possibly in large numbers."

In the Summer of 2001, warnings of an al Qaeda attack in the United States using multiple aircraft as weapons began pouring in from international intelligence agencies all over the world, including: Germany, Russia, Jordan, Morocco, Israel and Britain.

Four months before the 9/11 attacks, a new 'Visa Express' program is started which is designed to help applicants obtain U.S. visas quickly and easily. In June and July of 2001, three of the 9/11 hijackers use Visa Express to enter the United States.(Five according to the U.S. Senate Committee on Intelligence).

On July 10, 2001, Phoenix FBI agent Kenneth Williams sent a memo to FBI headquarters suggesting that bin Laden might be using U.S. flight schools to train for terror attacks, and that officials should check visas of foreigners at American aviation academies. No action is taken
Bernard Forand

Greenwich, CT

#1140789 May 23, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>You're not making sense pal__are you drunk?__stoned?__bi polar?
What is it with you???
He is not focusing. You have to get his attention first. Think it could be the effects of that whacky tobaccee...
Bernard Forand

Greenwich, CT

#1140790 May 23, 2014
UncleRastus wrote:
It doesn't matter what Bush did or what Clinton did. The only thing that matters is the incompetence of Obama.


Saw your hero saluting our veterans. Thought I would share it with you.
http://youtu.be/O2KU02lsfH8
UncleRastus

Mount Pleasant, AR

#1140791 May 23, 2014
Bernard Forand wrote:
<quoted text>Saw your hero saluting our veterans. Thought I would share it with you.
http://youtu.be/O2KU02lsfH8
No matter how snarky you get Obama is still incompetent. And it certainly don't take a genius to see that because some of the democrats are beginning to see it too. Only the ones that are blinded by liberal ideology refuse to acknowledge it. It's as plain as the ass on a goat.

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1140792 May 23, 2014
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>RealDave Post #873192:- Too bad Republicans didn't give a rats patut about what Sadam or Bin Laden was doing. Because they were more concerned about getting the details of a sexual act between two consenting adults. We wouldn't want anyone to get in the way of that fiasco. Nooooooooooooooo.
Reply: Got one right RealDave.. Lucky guess? Clinton started America's war with Iraq and Bin Laden was made in the USA by Bill Clinton and democrats..
It's the culture...
You are truly one sick f*ck who would track posts made that long ago.

Actually Bin Laden was made by Ronald Reagan. Reagan trained & armed him & got him his cred.

Republican in the late 90's were more interested in a sexual act between consenting adults than anything Bin Laden was doing.Just like they are more interest in trying to win the next election than helping this country.

Bill Clinton did not make up lies to invade Iraq,. That was your hero George W Bush.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1140793 May 23, 2014
UncleRastus wrote:
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No matter how snarky you get Obama is still incompetent. And it certainly don't take a genius to see that because some of the democrats are beginning to see it too. Only the ones that are blinded by liberal ideology refuse to acknowledge it. It's as plain as the ass on a goat.
I wish bushie boy was as incompetent as Obama.

We'd be in much better shape!

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1140794 May 23, 2014
TPRTY wrote:
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We'll see how many people that pushed for and still support the ACA clusterf**k actually use it.
Waiting lists, a panel of government douchebags deciding treatment based on everything but medical issues, corrupt bureaucrats manipulating records for financial gain...Hey, take your pill and STFU.
You and your ignorant, dumbfk pals have been manipulated into believing socialized medicine run by thieving politicians and their minions is good for the country. Want stupid? Find a mirror.
You do realize that theACA is not an insurance company. Right?

I purchased a policy on the exchanges &saved significant money for equivalent coverage.

TheACA dores not have any waiting lists. The ACA does not dictate treatment.

You really are quite uninformed to think the ACA did any of those things.
TheIndependentMa jority

Twinsburg, OH

#1140796 May 23, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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You are truly one sick f*ck who would track posts made that long ago.
Actually Bin Laden was made by Ronald Reagan. Reagan trained & armed him & got him his cred.
Republican in the late 90's were more interested in a sexual act between consenting adults than anything Bin Laden was doing.Just like they are more interest in trying to win the next election than helping this country.
Bill Clinton did not make up lies to invade Iraq,. That was your hero George W Bush.
Then why he name wasn't Usma bin_Reagan???

(talk about dhmfks things to say... Duhhhhhhhm Duh A Vey)
TheIndependentMa jority

Twinsburg, OH

#1140797 May 23, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>I wish bushie boy was as incompetent as Obama.
We'd be in much better shape!
You mutta missed this weeks headlines on duh copies of ozombieTic level Enquiring minduhs wants to know..
TheIndependentMa jority

Twinsburg, OH

#1140798 May 23, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>I wish bushie boy was as incompetent as Obama.
We'd be in much better shape!
Too baduh fer you...it aint on duh web yet lol.
TheIndependentMa jority

Twinsburg, OH

#1140799 May 23, 2014
dr_ kAvorKian wrote:
<quoted text>
Get into your Corvette....
Buckle the seat belt...
Start the ignition...
Put it in any forward gear...
Push the garage door opener...
Drive into your garage...
Stop...
Close garage door...
Rev engine....
Bye bye...
That's not very nice, in fact, it's very INhumane.

SHAME on YOU!

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1140800 May 23, 2014
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>The VA debacle and Veterans dying is on obama's watch. It's Obama's fault..
It's the culture...
The wait under Bush's watch was about five months, the wait under Obama's was almost seven months. Do you know why the wait was longer under Obama's? One reason is increased demand because of Bush's Iraq war, the other was aging baby boomers.

Right wing moron culture= blame Obama for everything.
Right wing moron culture= Facts? What facts. What difference do facts make?
spocko

Oakland, CA

#1140801 May 23, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Time for a recap:
The SOTU address by Barry Bongo, let me summarize.
"Good evening my fellow Americans, blab, blab, blab, wealth disparity, blab, blab, blab, tax the rich, blab, blab, George Bush, blab,blab,blab, lack of opportunity, blab,blab,blab, Rush hates me, blab,bab,blab, Fox News, blab,blab,blab, obstructionist republicans, blab,blab,blab, work with congress, blab,blab,blab, create jobs, blab,blab,blab, year of action, blab,blab,blab, income inequality, blab,blab,blab, Herbert Hoover, blab,blab,blab, George Bush, blab,blab,blab, Bush recession, blab,blab,blab, the rich have too much,blab,blab,blab, globall warming, blab, blab, blab, Bush recession, blab,blab,blab,$480 billion jobs program, blab,blab,blab, Putin, blab,blab,blab, Ukraine, blab,blab,blab lobster and arugula, blab,blab,blab, where's Bengazi, blab,blab,blab, what IRS scandal, blab,blab,blab."
Thank you and good night.
Why don't you go get help? You obviously have considerable mental shortcomings!
Nostrilis Waxman

Simsbury, CT

#1140802 May 23, 2014
Nostrilis Waxmoron wrote:
<quoted text>
The wait under Bush's watch was about five months, the wait under Obama's was almost seven months. Do you know why the wait was longer under Obama's? One reason is increased demand because of Bush's Iraq war, the other was aging baby boomers.
Right wing moron culture= blame Obama for everything.
Right wing moron culture= Facts? What facts. What difference do facts make?
The big difference you North Korean type Obama subjects won't talk about is that under Obama, people are dropped of waiting lists.

How would you like to be dropped Ghost?

Additionally, if Obama & Democrats are worse handling the VA, it does not increase confidence in the UCA.
Nostrilis Waxman

Simsbury, CT

#1140804 May 23, 2014
Bernard Forand wrote:
Mud raking by republicans is to cloud up our vision of their failures. 1929 and 2008. LOL they even muddy up Hilary on her health and the VA issues that they just recently filibustered to deny Obama funds for our VA’s and as they did when Obama and Hilary asked for funds to beef up security at our embassies. Then OH how they holler when it has problems.
Remember how and some still are crying and calling for the destruction of Obamacare. Now as Obamacare is being demanded by their own voters how like sheep they begin to back off.
Obamacare increases; http://www.gallup.com/poll/168968/self-funded...
Bernard Baby! You moved from Lehigh Acres, FL up to NY, eh?

http://www.topix.com/forum/city/center-valley...

Is this you too, Ghost?
Nostrilis Waxman

Simsbury, CT

#1140806 May 23, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>Hey mpron I just proved that you are a liar...Where is the proof that Hillary has brain damage? That's a lie,, And her anger problems... prove it...That's another lie.. You idiots on the right have nothing but lies and hatred. So there LIAR.
Hey moron. Next time you try and call someone else one, spell it properly.
Homer

Reading, PA

#1140807 May 23, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
Bush Claims 'Highest Level of Support' For Veterans in History
It’s not uncommon for presidents to embellish their accomplishments upon leaving office, but George W. Bush, who will exit the White House leaving the country in the worst shape since Herbert Hoover’s tenure, has gone a step further, moving well past exaggeration and straight into the realm of outright lying.
Last month, the White House published two lengthy reports,“Highlights of Accomplishments and Results of the Administration of George W. Bush,” and “100 Things Americans May Not Know About the Bush Administration Record” in an attempt to change the emerging historical consensus about a failed presidency.
What stands out among the combined 90-pages of so-called accomplishments in the reports are the extraordinary claims made by the White House regarding Bush’s record on veterans’ issues.
Bush claims he “provided unprecedented resources for veterans” over the past eight years and provided “the highest level of support for veterans in American history.”
That assertion does not contain even a shred of truth. And the evidence that is publicly available to undercut the president’s outrageous claims is overwhelming.
For one thing, before the U.S. invaded Iraq in March 2003, documents released by the Department of Veterans Affairs said it expected a maximum of 8,000 cases of post traumatic stress disorder.
According to a RAND Institute study published last year, there are now more than 320,000 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars suffering from major depression, PTSD and/or traumatic brain injury, largely due to multiple deployments, and the VA has been and continues to be ill equipped to deal with these cases when soldiers return from combat. In January 2008, an Army task force report found major flaws in the way the VA treated and cared for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury.
The VA’s wildly off-the-mark figures about the number of PTSD cases from the Iraq war followed statements by Vice President Dick Cheney that the war would be a “cakewalk,” promises by former Undersecretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz that the war would be paid for by Iraqi oil revenues, and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's wrong headed claim that the U.S. didn’t need to deploy more than 200,000 ground troops to maintain a post-war Iraq.
Simply put, under Bush’s leadership, veterans’ healthcare has become worse, not better. Of the 84,000 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans officially diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder by VA, only about 42,000 have had their disability claim approved by VA. Instead of streamlining the benefits claims process, President Bush's political appointees at VA actively fought against mental health claims.
Moreover, President Bush's political appointees at the VA also blocked scientific research to understand the causes of Gulf War illnesses and medical research to provide treatments for the 210,000 Desert Storm veterans still suffering 18 years.
http://vets4politics.blogspot.com/2009/01/bus...
Bush is a scumbag, Obama is the Messiah, global warming is a fact, let's move on.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1140808 May 23, 2014
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
You mutta missed this weeks headlines on duh copies of ozombieTic level Enquiring minduhs wants to know..
Sorry son. I have no idea what dialect you're using.

But I would guess it's an extinct one!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1140809 May 23, 2014
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:
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Hey moron. Next time you try and call someone else one, spell it properly.
poor little ruskie.

still trying to be an American...

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