Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1383656 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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“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#1165753 Jul 13, 2014
KarlVIIIII wrote:
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Take another hit, have another drink....You must be high to dream up crazy shit like this!
Show me any country, let alone the most powerful one on earth, who sits back and allows a mass invasion of foreign nationals and throws their hands in the air pleading, "there's nothing we can do." when confronted about it?
You're the one smoking crack - no doubt paid for by the same a**hole who's orchestrating the invasion.

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165754 Jul 13, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
Republicans who attack Obama for not “enforcing laws” now don’t want to enforce Central American refugee laws we have on the books.
Conservatives have accused President Obama of “naked lawlessness” in exercising his constitutional discretion in enforcing our nation’s immigration laws. House Republicans have even threatened to sue President Obama—who has deported more undocumented immigrants than his predecessor—for among other things his alleged failure to “faithfully execute the laws of our country.” But it’s Republicans who don’t want to obey the law.
In 2008, President George W. Bush signed into law the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, which said that unaccompanied minors from countries non-contiguous with the United States (i.e., countries other than Mexico and Canada) are afforded greater legal protections. When a kid shows up at the border from Mexico or Canada, for instance, a Border Patrol agent has the legal authority to decide whether that child may be eligible to stay in the country. If not, the child is immediately handed over to officials from her or his home country. But the Wilberforce law—which was passed unanimously by both houses of Congress—liberalized that requirement to say that after being detained at the border, children from non-contiguous countries be turned over to the United States Department of Health and Human Services to receive care and safe housing and then receive legal counsel, and child advocates who can help determine whether they qualify for asylum.
Republicans backed that law, and now they are the ones who don’t want to enforce it but change it. GOP Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said the administration should “immediately deport” these children and families, which would be an open violation of the 2008 law.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07...
So you are admitting the flow of illegals has remained or increased under Obama.

Thanks

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165755 Jul 13, 2014
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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JAKE TAPPER: So, first of all, what is the latest you can tell us on who these attackers were at the embassy or at the consulate in Benghazi? We’re hearing that the Libyans have arrested people. They’re saying that some people involved were from outside the country, that there might have even been Al Qaida ties. What’s the latest information?
MS. RICE: Well, Jake, first of all, it’s important to know that there’s an FBI investigation that has begun and will take some time to be completed. THAT WILL TELL US WITH CERTAINTY WHAT TRANSPIRED
BUT OUR CURRENT BEST ASSESSMENT, based on the information that we have at present, is that, in fact, what this began as, it was a spontaneous — not a premeditated — response to what had transpired in Cairo. In Cairo, as you know, a few hours earlier, there was a violent protest that was undertaken in reaction to this very offensive video that was disseminated.
We believe that folks in Benghazi, a small number of people came to the embassy to — or to the consulate, rather, to replicate the sort of challenge that was posed in Cairo. And then as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons, weapons that as you know in — in the wake of the revolution in Libya are — are quite common and accessible. And it then evolved from there.
Funny that you would harp on this, but give the Bush administration a complete pass on years of lying, falsifying intelligence and silencing oppostion concerning Iraq, Saddam 9/11 and WMD's
Very funny that you still believe a liar.

Obama said he was going to be transparent and open.

Enjoy…

37 Media orgs: Obama 'stifling free expression'

From the department of important efforts likely to yield little reward, the Society of Professional Journalists and 37 other media organizations sent an open letter to President Obama on Tuesday calling on him to stop stifling the media and provide greater transparency.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2014/07/m...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1165756 Jul 13, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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...or someone who sticks to asskissing networks that ask NO questions? No thanks. We're living the nightmare of what that kind of candidate brings with him.
no questions? kinda like how FOX ignored this nightmare?

The Republican Party's worst nightmare is coming back to haunt it just as it hopes to win the Senate this fall.

Former Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's memoir is due out this month — and Politico reports that he does not apologize for his comments on "legitimate rape" or how the remarks brought victory to Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill or how they hurt the GOP's effort to retake the upper chamber in 2012.

Akin's book — "Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect Our Faith and Freedom" — was immediately slammed by Republicans. It is to be released on July 15, but Politico obtained a copy in advance.

"Todd Akin is an embarrassment to the Republican Party and the sole reason Claire McCaskill is still part of Harry Reid’s majority," Brian Walsh, communications director for the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the 2012 election cycle, told Politico.

Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/akin-legitim...

even FOX knew that asking that right wing idiot any questions on live TV would not be a good idea. how do you softball crazy?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1165757 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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So you are admitting the flow of illegals has remained or increased under Obama.
Thanks
The United States/Mexico border is NOT broken—this crisis actually shows the border is secure.

This one would seem self-evident: The fact that we have a humanitarian crisis of an unprecedented number of unaccompanied children in the custody of United States Border Patrol proves that these kids aren’t “slipping through” our “broken border” but are being stopped and detained.

Republicans are generally accusing otherwise, using the rise in kids seeking asylum here to gin up their perennial insistence that our border is not sufficiently secure—an excuse they’ve used to derail immigration reform in the past and are using to stall humanitarian aid in this crisis.

One would hope simple logic would prevail. We’re not seeing an uptick of unaccompanied undocumented kids from Central America showing up in Iowa. They’re in dreadfully over-crowded and ill-equipped government facilities, deteriorating conditions that are why this is a humanitarian crisis within our own borders. Over the first 8 1/2 months of fiscal year 2014, 52,193 unaccompanied children have been taken into custody by the Border Patrol. Taken into custody. An increase in apprehensions of unaccompanied children is up 92 percent from last year.

Since these kids are being stopped and detained at our southern border, the appropriate question to conservatives calling for even more “border enforcement” is, what the hell would that mean? Armed drones firing on these kids? Big scary Transformer-like robots with heads ablaze that frighten the kids back across the treacherous desert? When they show up, they’re being detained. The border is secure. Stop pretending otherwise.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/07...

KarlVIIIII

“No Tea for Me”

Since: Nov 13

Centennial, Co

#1165758 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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Are you saying Benghazi was due to a video as they did?
They Didn't

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165759 Jul 13, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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The United States/Mexico border is NOT broken—this crisis actually shows the border is secure.
You should do stand up comedy

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165760 Jul 13, 2014
KarlVIIIII wrote:
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They Didn't
Obama One Week After Benghazi Attack: Video Responsible
http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2013/05/08/o...

Hillary Clinton's Big Benghazi Lie
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/201...

WHITE HOUSE TO SUSAN RICE: BLAME THE VIDEO FOR BENGHAZI ATTACK
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/29...

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1165761 Jul 13, 2014
Maddy wrote:
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When the sperm fertilizes the egg it's a zygote everything contained in a zygote creates the offspring of the parents. In this case we are speaking of the fertilized egg of a human female (mother) to destroy the zygote is to destroy everything that creates a human being. For those who believe the beginning of life is conception then you are effectively destroying a human life. For those of the liberal persuasion it's ok to destroy fertilized eggs and even partial birth abortion is ok as long as the female (mother) decides she isn't interested in protecting her offspring.
what's your point? Is it that everyone should think like you? How about everyone think like me instead?

isn't that why we have the 1st amendment, so people can follow their own religious beliefs?

as for your "partial birth" abortions, catchy little moniker there. I believe less than 1% of abortions are the so called late term partial birth abortions. the vast majority of those are because something has gone terribly wrong with the pregnancy, usually a severly deformed fetus.

think about it, if a womharried the pregnancy for 8-9 months, in all probability she wanted the baby

KarlVIIIII

“No Tea for Me”

Since: Nov 13

Centennial, Co

#1165762 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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You should do stand up comedy
You should sit down and shut up!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1165763 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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You should do stand up comedy
and you should stick with comments that have nothing to do with the subject at hand.
Waxman

Miami, FL

#1165764 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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You should do stand up comedy
You should sit up and beg.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1165765 Jul 13, 2014
"The American people should not have to choose between being a welcoming society and a lawful society. We can have both at the same time."

i didn't vote for that guy.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1165766 Jul 13, 2014
EasyEed wrote:
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"pdumb"
In your mind you are the smartest person in the world. You know all. You know ISIS would not be a problem. Tell us old wise one how do you know that?
"pdumb" you are a simple troll, you always have been and always will be.
Peace
KMA
GPUAR
Because Saddam kept these extremists in check you ignorant piece of crap. They didn't start causing problems until after we toppled his government.
You're an idiot Eed: you always have been and always will be!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1165767 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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Obama One Week After Benghazi Attack: Video Responsible
http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2013/05/08/o...
Hillary Clinton's Big Benghazi Lie
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/201...
WHITE HOUSE TO SUSAN RICE: BLAME THE VIDEO FOR BENGHAZI ATTACK
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/29...
all that despite the grief i get for using 'biased' sources.

KarlVIIIII

“No Tea for Me”

Since: Nov 13

Centennial, Co

#1165768 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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Obama One Week After Benghazi Attack: Video Responsible
http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2013/05/08/o...
Hillary Clinton's Big Benghazi Lie
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/201...
WHITE HOUSE TO SUSAN RICE: BLAME THE VIDEO FOR BENGHAZI ATTACK
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/29...
The Benghazi tragedy has been rehashed/investigated 8 times....The conclusion was, there was NO WRONG DOING by the White House and or the State Department

Try to KEEP UP!

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165769 Jul 13, 2014
KarlVIIIII wrote:
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You should sit down and shut up!
projecting
Maddy

United States

#1165770 Jul 13, 2014
KarlVIIIII wrote:
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They Didn't
Wrong again. So Karl Marx are you a convert of Al Gore inventor of the internet club?

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#1165771 Jul 13, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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and you should stick with comments that have nothing to do with the subject at hand.
jealous

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1165772 Jul 13, 2014
scirocco wrote:
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So you are admitting the flow of illegals has remained or increased under Obama.
Thanks
lett let facts get in the way of your opinion

The Pew researchers, for the first time using larger census samples from past years, also went back to revise some of their previous estimates. The new figures, while only slightly different, show an even clearer picture of the surging growth in unauthorized immigrants to a peak of 12.2 million in 2007 from 3.5 million in 1990.

In 2008 and 2009, there was a steep drop, with the numbers falling to an estimated 11.3 million. After 2009, the population leveled off and by some measures might have been gradually growing. The Pew report does not point to any causes of the changes. But Mr. Passel noted that the dates of the decrease matched the deepest years of the economic slowdown, with its high unemployment.

“We don’t know what caused that decline, but it certainly coincides with the recession,” Mr. Passel said.“And we can say that the current enforcement practices have not led to any measurable reduction beyond the 2009 period.”

Looking at Mexico, the report confirms “dramatic reductions in arrivals of new unauthorized immigrants” from there since 2007. The researchers cite Mexican census figures showing that the rate of migration to the United States dropped by two-thirds from 2007 to 2012. From 2007 to 2009, the report says, more undocumented Mexicans left the United States than came here illegally.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/24/us/immigran...

Illegal immigrants reached a peak in 2007,Hmmm I wonder who was President then

http://immigration.procon.org/view.resource.p...

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