Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1746291 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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forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1167997 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

'Alabama

4 in Huntsville: Previous record low 5

7 in Birmingham: Previous record low 11

14 in Mobile: Previous record low 18'

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/01...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1167998 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

(Jan)

'Delaware

6 in Dover: Previous record low 10'

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/01...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1167999 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

(Jan)

'Georgia

19 in Savannah: Previous record low 21

11 in Macon: Previous record low 14

6 in Atlanta: Previous record low 10

12 in Augusta: Previous record low 15

7 in Athens: Previous record low 12'

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2014/01...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1168000 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

July 2014

'City sees record low temperature for July 16
Wednesday's low of 50 fell below previous record for date of 54'

http://cjonline.com/news/2014-07-16/city-sees...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1168001 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

July 2014

'Coldest July 16 on record in Grand Rapids'

http://woodtv.com/2014/07/16/coldest-july-16-...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1168002 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

July 2014

'July Chill Brings Record Cold Temperatures '

' So far, Mobile, Alabama has tied their record low of 65 set back in 1886. Record lows also fell in Atlanta, Georgia, Pensacola, Florida and Jackson, Kentucky.

The chilly conditions began to be felt on Monday and record cool highs were set in parts of the Upper Midwest and northern Plains. Minneapolis set a record cool high of 65 degrees, breaking the record set back in 1884.

Over 20 record lows were broken on Tuesday morning. Temperatures dropped into the mid 40s in Rapid City, South Dakota and North Platte, Nebraska, setting new records for the date.

Record cool highs were also quite numerous on Tuesday afternoon, as temperatures did not warm much. Highs only climbed into the 60s for many in the Midwest and Plains.'

http://www.weather.com/news/weather-forecast/...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1168003 Jul 17, 2014
Al Gore is not a scientist...

RECORD low temperatures.....

July 2014

'July Chill Brings Record Cold Temperatures '

'It really felt like fall in Marquette, Michigan, where they set a record cool high on Tuesday of 53 degrees. This broke the previous record by 11 degrees! In fact, 53 degrees is the average high for October 15.

St. Louis also set a record cool high on Tuesday, as temperatures only reached 76 degrees, breaking the previous record of 77 degrees set back in 1891. Average high temperatures for mid-July should be in the upper 80s.'

http://www.weather.com/news/weather-forecast/...
Hey Stupid Democrats

Chicago, IL

#1168004 Jul 17, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Just when I thought there was a glimmer of hope for you Carol you go and post something incredibly ignorant. Farmers don't have to fight the government to survive; they're one of the largest groups of recipients of government subsidies. The U.S. government presently pays about $20 billion in cash annually to farmers and owners of farmland. These subsidies include crop insurance, disaster subsidies and commodity subsidies. The main problem is that the bulk of the subsidies go to large corporate farms which account for 72% of all farm sales. More than 90 percent of agriculture subsidies go to farmers of five crops — wheat, corn, soybeans, rice, and cotton. More than 800,000 farmers and landowners receive subsidies, but the payments are heavily tilted toward the largest producers," per The CATO Institute. Small mom and pop farms are falling by the wayside not due to government but because they can't compete due to economy of scale.
You can stuff that rich liberal elitist crap Carol. The Walton heir's wealth,$144.7 billion is equal to that of the bottom 42% of Americans. The Koch brothers control another $80 billion and Sheldon Adelson whose ring Republican candidates rush to kiss when they need funds controls $38 billion. These eight individuals control about $ 258 billion or more than half of the population and they're not liberal elites by any definition.
By the way Carol, it's largely red rural states that are a drain on the economy, taking in more federal money than they pay out.
How are "liberals" telling you how to live dimwit? As far as we're concerned you can live however you want; just don't try to force your own narrow beliefs on the rest of us.
Republicans have no claim on morality. What's so damned moral about handing out subsidies to big agribusiness and at the same time cutting snap benefits to poor families?
What's so damned moral about denying health coverage to millions of Americans by refusing Medicaid expansion like rick Scott and his Republicans minions have done in Florida?
What's so damned moral about Paul Ryan's budget that cuts taxes on the wealthy and cuts programs that benefit the poor and middle class?
Right wing policies are the epitome of immorality.
How about the Bill Gates? laying off 18 THOUSAND at Microsoft, he could pay them to do nothing couldn't him-he so filthy and rich-oh wait he is democrat, he doesn't care. Right?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1168005 Jul 17, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
So, you are Jesus?
Somebody here got frustrated with Patrick's juvenile responses and began their post with "Jesus, Patrick.....!".

Patrick accepted the name.

But it gets worse.

Patrick went to the Fast-Food Drive-Thru and got a burger. As he fumbled beneath his filthy seat for some spare change, he came up with dried French fries and an old Fishburger.

Bingo. He was now Jesus multiplying the Fishes & Loaves.

It's a Miracle!
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#1168006 Jul 17, 2014
Olive Oil wrote:
<quoted text>
Hi Klem ... Why don't you take a handful or so of these Illegal "children" into your home.
Feed them, clothe them - Keep them off of the streets so they won't fall into running drugs
for the Mexican Cartels or Black street dealers. Have a heart, Kadiddle ...
Course the grey area is over the age of these "children".
17 year olds are not exactly children.
And many are targeted to work for the Mexican Drug Cartels who own the Black drug
dealers in the Inner Cities. And innocent Black Folks living in the Inner City also fall victim
to this insidious problem as well. The Mexican Cartel and Black drug dealers are recruiting their children.
You'd think Baraq would create some jobs for these Inner City Youth who are falling prey to drug dealing - Seduction of the Big Money lures.
Who would want to work at Mickey D's earning an honest pittance?
Course Baraq hasn't done jack-chit to stop the flow of Illegals across The Border, create jobs, in fact just the opposite, the Baraq has killed jobs, and really doesn't give a damn about Inner City youth, or any youth ... Course Eric The Red did help The Mexicans.
Fast and Furious was a great success.
Yes we get it Olive; you're an ignorant racist piece of fecal matter. You don't need to remind us of this on a daily basis.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1168007 Jul 17, 2014
DEATH wrote:
<quoted text>
DEATH bows to your obviously superior knowledge of the matter...
DEATH is perfectly welcome to bow to me often.

Just remove your teeth prior.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1168008 Jul 17, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Al Gore is not a scientist...
'Cold front brings record-breaking temperatures to Oklahoma City on Wednesday'
'Temperatures in Oklahoma City climbed only to 72 degrees Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The record for the coolest high temperature for July 16 in Oklahoma City was 74 degrees, set in 1967, according to National Weather Service records. Although official figures haven’t been finalized, Wednesday’s high appears to have broken that record.'
http://newsok.com/cold-front-brings-record-br...
AccuWeather.com - Autumnlike Chill Sets Records in Central US, South
Hey Stupid

Chicago, IL

#1168009 Jul 17, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes we get it Olive; you're an ignorant racist piece of fecal matter. You don't need to remind us of this on a daily basis.
so let me get this straight, because the illegals from south of the border own the negroes in the cities, that is racist. Illegals controlling Americans, isn't that the liberal plan? If that isn't enough, here in Chicago, the muslims own the illegal trade of food stamps now too. What is the poor negro supposed to do? There is why they are dying in the street, three more shot last night, at least the illegals had target practice thanks to the Fast and Furious Obama and Holder. I bet they sent black targets with those guns too.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1168010 Jul 17, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Al Gore is not a scientist...
RECORD low temperatures.....
July 2014
'July Chill Brings Record Cold Temperatures '
'It really felt like fall in Marquette, Michigan, where they set a record cool high on Tuesday of 53 degrees. This broke the previous record by 11 degrees! In fact, 53 degrees is the average high for October 15.
St. Louis also set a record cool high on Tuesday, as temperatures only reached 76 degrees, breaking the previous record of 77 degrees set back in 1891. Average high temperatures for mid-July should be in the upper 80s.'
http://www.weather.com/news/weather-forecast/...
Al Gore is not a scientist..

Magic Negro is not a leader promoting peace....

The Nobel Committee should be bonded for f*ckups like this.
Hey Stupid

Chicago, IL

#1168011 Jul 17, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
AccuWeather.com - Autumnlike Chill Sets Records in Central US, South
It is freezzzzzzing here:)
WAKE UP VOTERS

Lillington, NC

#1168012 Jul 17, 2014
So-called legal immigrants busted unions and lowered wages. By 1986 millions of “ILLegal” poverty stricken peasants from Third World countries crossed over our borders.

They took jobs at half or one-third the wages paid by corporations. For example, meat packers in the 1980s earned $18.00 an hour with benefits. Construction workers earned $22.00 an hour. American cab drivers earned a decent living. Catastrophic changes descended on working America.

The slave-labor workers decimated our lower- middle-class

All of a sudden, companies found a mother lode of workers in ILLegal migrants. They grabbed jobs from American workers at [a reduced]$6.00 an hour, lived 20 to a trailer or apartment and found they could tap into free medical care and schooling for themselves and their children. They drove cars without licenses or insurance. They worked off the books without paying income taxes.

Voila! The new Robber Barons of the 21st century found their new slave class. These new slaves weren’t African Negroes shackled in chains while being torn from their country. No! These new workers arrived mostly from Mexico where the average worker earned(s)$3.85 per day. Why? Mexico‘s Robber Barons perfected their strangle-hold on slave class dominance.
WAKE UP VOTERS

Lillington, NC

#1168013 Jul 17, 2014
In order to thwart corporate stranglehold on American workers, unions formed to give the common laborer collective power. The AFL—CIO, with such men as Walter Reuther, George Meany and others forced corporations to pay a living wage with decent family benefits.

However, unseen trouble lurked on the horizon.

In 1965, Teddy Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson slipped an immigration bill through Congress that jumped immigration from 175,000 immigrants annually to 1.100,000 each year — a sudden, six-fold increase.
WAKE UP VOTERS

Lillington, NC

#1168015 Jul 17, 2014
There was more bad news for workers’ paychecks in the recent April jobs report. Wages and salaries were flat. No raise at all – not even to keep pace with inflation.

Yet President Barack Obama continues to obsess over raising the minimum wage – as if he holds a magic wand to make American workers better off. Even some Republicans are advocating the same policy as a misguided strategy to help the working poor. Obama says it is time working people “got a raise,” and he’s right. But we’d argue that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 is a clever diversion from the real crisis: falling middle-class incomes.

For the vast majority of workers, the problem isn’t a flat minimum wage; it’s a declining middle-class paycheck. The minimum wage affects, at most, only 6 percent of workers – and almost half of them are in starter jobs or are teenagers. What about the other 95 percent – especially those working parents with children?

These are the people who desperately need a raise. According to statistics from Sentier Research based on monthly Census Bureau data, the median household income in inflation-adjusted dollars is still some $4,000 lower today than it was before the recession began in 2008, and about $2,000 lower than it was since the recovery began in June of 2009.

Usually, periods of recovery from a financial meltdown are years when workers rapidly make up lost ground in income and job opportunities surrendered during the recession. In this case, average workers have continued to lose ground. This explains why more than half of workers think the recession never ended. For them it hasn’t.

This bitter pocketbook reality speaks loudly to the utter failure of Obama’s economic policies – bailouts, stimulus plans,$5 trillion more in debt-financed spending, Obamacare, failed green energy investments, and tax hikes. This president has thrown everything from the liberal playbook at this stagnant economy and, alas, none of it has worked.

To be fair, the wage meltdown really began at the end of the Clinton years when the technology and dot-com bubble burst. The chart below shows the disturbing trend of middle-class earnings. We suspect that a major reason for the lack of progress in the 2000s was a weak dollar that shrunk the real purchasing power of Americans’ earnings. The price of gold has quadrupled from 2000 to 2014, rising from $300 to $1,300 per ounce.
Nostrilis Waxman

Miami, FL

#1168016 Jul 17, 2014
Bwaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Just gave myself 12, count em, 12 brilliant judgits!!! How do you libtards like that,, hmm?? My day is just starting!!
Nostrilis Waxman

Miami, FL

#1168017 Jul 17, 2014
I'm pulling out all of my socks too!! Shinnytinyerection has come out swinging this morning!!! Bwaaaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaa!!!!!!!!!!

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