Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1683372 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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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1155134 Jun 23, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
so, what happens when the DemoKKKrats nominate Hillary and she has a stroke in the middle of the campaign???....
Warren.

and if you think you hate Hillary.....

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1155135 Jun 23, 2014
OPINION
In Team Obama's world US workers are 'collateral damage' to green agenda
By Stephen MoorePublished June 20, 2014FoxNews.com

One of the leading leftwing environmentalists last week described the hundreds of thousands of Americans who may lose their jobs due to the Obama administration's new anti-carbon regulations as "collateral damage" in the fight against global warming.

The offensive comments were issued by William S. Becker, the head of the Climate Action Project, a well-funded environmental group.

The job losses in the coal mining, oil and drilling, construction and trucking industries are acceptable to the left climate change zealots, especially if it means the U.S. will take a mostly symbolic step to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
In his piece in the Huffington Post praising the new Environmental Protection Agency regulations to stop climate change, he lamented that "there is nothing explicit in the [Obama] plan to mitigate or adapt to the economic disruption the clean energy transition will cause for coal and oil-country families."

He said that the pain and suffering to the estimated 200,000 families put out of work is an "evolutionary step in technology and the economy" and a move toward "economic progress."

Mr. Becker wants more government programs to help the "disrupted" families, as though yet another government job training program will solve the problem that these workers' lives have been turned upside down. Perhaps this is what the left means by "environmental justice."

The "let them eat cake" attitude may strike readers as unbelievably offensive and cavalier. Imagine the outcry if a Republican referred to middle class job losers as acceptable "collateral damage." The story would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country and if Mr. Becker were the head of an industry group he would almost surely be facing intense pressure to resign.

But Mr. Becker is at least giving an honest assessment of the negative impact of the radical anti-carbon lobby's crusade on middle class families.

The job losses in the coal mining, oil and drilling, construction and trucking industries are acceptable to the left climate change zealots, especially if it means the U.S. will take a mostly symbolic step to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

One study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce finds that the new EPA regulations will destroy 200,000 mostly blue collar energy jobs, reduce the U.S. GDP by about $50 billion a year and cost families thousands of dollars over the next decade in higher energy costs.

The workers who will be harmed live in places like Wheeling, West Virginia and Bakersfield, California and hundreds of energy industry towns in between.

Will voters in these areas tolerate these disruptions to their lives? Will they accept that they are"colletaral damage" to the radical green movement? We will see.

Stephen Moore is a Fox News contributor. He serves as chief economist at the Heritage Foundation.
Billy C

Palm Coast, FL

#1155136 Jun 23, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Another dummy on board. They probably should have asked him about abortion and same sex marriage
How 'bout it Ghost? LOL
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1155137 Jun 23, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
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Yet you stupidly call Saddam a folk hero.
Homer's point flew right over your wheelchair!!
Rightwingers hate America, they prove it every day.
Therefore, right wingers want America to lose!!
You prove it when you root for America's enemies here on a daily basis.
Inclluding the domestic terrorists you support in insurrection against legal authority.
Like Cliven Bundy. Hero of the right, until his racist, anti-American beliefs came out..........
Sorry you had to explain, that Roxlo is an idiot.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1155138 Jun 23, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This is a yet another example of f*cking stupid the right whiners are.
They don't understand the importance of honey bees & pollinators are to our food supply.
My God you are dumber than sh*t.
I sure wish you would learn to read!!!!!
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1155139 Jun 23, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
Still does not explain your comment.
Nuc explained it.
Billy C

Palm Coast, FL

#1155140 Jun 23, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
fking nutjob flo
You must really be drunk, woman... you should be thinking about how your dirty, rotten mouth is affecting your children, as well as everyone else who reads this forum.

“Stop Child Soldiers”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1155141 Jun 23, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I have news, the act that Obama has been President for nearly 6 years does NOT change the fact that Iran grew in strength & influence thanks to George W Bush taking out Sadam for them.
It is you that is running from the history of the Bush administration.
Saddam was no credible threat to Iran during this century. Russia's support of Iran is the source of their influence. Don't be a dunce and claim Saddam had any ability to influence the world's viewpoint of Iran. Saddam was a disgraced dictator beginning in the 1990s with NO political pull.

Obama is the POTUS and his judgments will be evaluated and critiqued no matter how many times you try to divert to "but, but Bush."

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1155142 Jun 23, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
You dumb ass. I repeat again that Saddam was no real threat to Iran during this century.
You said the only threat Sadam had against Iran was the chemical weapons.

George W Bush told the world that Sadam had chemical weapons, mobile chemical weapon labs, the ability to deliver these weapons & was working on a nuclear bomb.

So by your own words, Sadam was a threat to Iran.

A threat that was lifted when Bush killed Sadam

My God you are dumber than sh*t.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1155143 Jun 23, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
no, because it is fundamentally boring.....
agree
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1155144 Jun 23, 2014
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Go suck on a dinobone then yewself, ya old geezer.
Then I must be the one with the dinobone, here sucker..
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1155145 Jun 23, 2014
Billy C wrote:
<quoted text> How 'bout it Ghost? LOL
What's one more Waxman sock, they all sound and smell alike...

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1155146 Jun 23, 2014
flack wrote:
OPINION
In Team Obama's world US workers are 'collateral damage' to green agenda
By Stephen MoorePublished June 20, 2014FoxNews.com
One of the leading leftwing environmentalists last week described the hundreds of thousands of Americans who may lose their jobs due to the Obama administration's new anti-carbon regulations as "collateral damage" in the fight against global warming.
The offensive comments were issued by William S. Becker, the head of the Climate Action Project, a well-funded environmental group.
The job losses in the coal mining, oil and drilling, construction and trucking industries are acceptable to the left climate change zealots, especially if it means the U.S. will take a mostly symbolic step to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
In his piece in the Huffington Post praising the new Environmental Protection Agency regulations to stop climate change, he lamented that "there is nothing explicit in the [Obama] plan to mitigate or adapt to the economic disruption the clean energy transition will cause for coal and oil-country families."
He said that the pain and suffering to the estimated 200,000 families put out of work is an "evolutionary step in technology and the economy" and a move toward "economic progress."
Mr. Becker wants more government programs to help the "disrupted" families, as though yet another government job training program will solve the problem that these workers' lives have been turned upside down. Perhaps this is what the left means by "environmental justice."
The "let them eat cake" attitude may strike readers as unbelievably offensive and cavalier. Imagine the outcry if a Republican referred to middle class job losers as acceptable "collateral damage." The story would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country and if Mr. Becker were the head of an industry group he would almost surely be facing intense pressure to resign.
But Mr. Becker is at least giving an honest assessment of the negative impact of the radical anti-carbon lobby's crusade on middle class families.
The job losses in the coal mining, oil and drilling, construction and trucking industries are acceptable to the left climate change zealots, especially if it means the U.S. will take a mostly symbolic step to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.
One study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce finds that the new EPA regulations will destroy 200,000 mostly blue collar energy jobs, reduce the U.S. GDP by about $50 billion a year and cost families thousands of dollars over the next decade in higher energy costs.
The workers who will be harmed live in places like Wheeling, West Virginia and Bakersfield, California and hundreds of energy industry towns in between.
Will voters in these areas tolerate these disruptions to their lives? Will they accept that they are"colletaral damage" to the radical green movement? We will see.
Stephen Moore is a Fox News contributor. He serves as chief economist at the Heritage Foundation.
Did not that report talk about the new jobs created by the greener actions?

Or did Fox forget to mention that part.
Billy C

Palm Coast, FL

#1155148 Jun 23, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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We could take a drunk out of a bar and beat any of your idiots.
I've been trying, but that damn lily boca raton fl just will not budge!

Since: Mar 14

Location hidden

#1155149 Jun 23, 2014
We do realize Iran is calling the shots?

A senior Iranian Army commander warned the U.S. not to move an aircraft carrier back into the body of water which forms much of Iran's southern border.

Army chief Ataollah Salehi said that Iran would take unspecified action if the carrier returned to Gulf waters.

Israeli officials warned the US of potential US-Iranian cooperation in Iraq as being of utmost concern.

John Kerry is pushing Iraq's prime minister for more inclusive leadership today as al-Maliki's forces abandon the Jordanian border leaving the entire Western frontier beyond government control.

Obama is just busy pulling out the wedgies the rest of the world keeps giving him behind the trees on the golf course.

This doesn't look like a very good outcome folks.
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1155150 Jun 23, 2014
Billy C wrote:
<quoted text> But rumor has it that there is a vile beast in boca raton fl set to expire soon from alcohol poisoning.
Wow, I didn't know Waxmans boy friend was down there. You must be really worried.

“Stop Child Soldiers”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1155152 Jun 23, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This is a yet another example of f*cking stupid the right whiners are.
They don't understand the importance of honey bees & pollinators are to our food supply.
My God you are dumber than sh*t.
LOL, yea we need another task force. The USDA is apparently too incompetent to deal with this.

The obvious continually escapes you.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1155153 Jun 23, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
so, what happens when the DemoKKKrats nominate Hillary and she has a stroke in the middle of the campaign???....
What difference does it make? POOF.
Billy C

Palm Coast, FL

#1155154 Jun 23, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong you incredible twit! John Kerry testified about the atrocities that were being commited in our name. And no he wasn't drafted you DAMNED LIAR, he volunteered, unlike Mitt Romney who despite being pro war and pro draft decided to sit on the sidelines like the war mongering coward he was.
It also wasn't Johnson who escalated the war LIAR; it was Nixon who expanded it into Laos and Cambodia. It was also Nixon who through his intermediaries who convinced the South Vietnamese to step away from peace negotiations and as a result extended the war and cost thousands of more American lives.
You're an idiot Carol; you always have been and always will be!
You forgot to mention that Barack Barry Soetoro Obama never volunteered to serve his nation in the military...in either the USA or his homeland, Kenya. You're an incredible twit and idiot PDUPONT; you always have and you always will be!

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1155155 Jun 23, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Yes dumbass, we. We were discussing if Saddam was any threat to Iran during this century.
Too bad the convo has confused you. But, most do. The way it is with you.
But, hey do not let me interfere with you patting yourself on the back for slaughtering that windmill of yours--it appears that is all you have in life.
Earlier you claimed that it was the use of chemical weapons that gave Sadam his advantage over Iran.

But George W Bush told the world all about Sadam's chemical weapons, his mobile chemical weapon laboratories, his nuclear programs & that Sadam might already have a nuclear weapon.

So your claim that Sadam was not a threat to Iran this century is not true at all.

If Iran believed Sadam had these things then they would take Sadam as a threat & protect themselves.

When Bush took Sadam out & no WMDs were found, then Iran was free to do other things.

You still want to argue about this or are you going to admit you were wrong?

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