Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1395599 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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paddeyomalley

Bastrop, TX

#1179192 Aug 3, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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No non-server hypocrite,,,, idiots like you are laughed at around the world. The strong can whip the weak, but the smart can whip them all, you morons on the right are only marginally better for this nation than is Al Qaeda, if ever you psychos bagger types were to gain total power then we would be in a heap of doo doo, thank goodness that is not likely to happen...You live by the sword you die by the sword.
GreyTird: You served? I think not. Time Fking up the country in the Occupy gangs is not serving your country.
paddeyomalley

Bastrop, TX

#1179193 Aug 3, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Envy of someone that has a year on you in the education department I see.
More non-sense from an imbecile. I have to say you socialist never give up bragging about your stupidity and advertising your ignorance. You are useless, just like the weasel in the Oval Office.
Nostrilis Waxman

Columbus, OH

#1179194 Aug 3, 2014
I'll be back later. I have a huge box of wine to guzzle and some chickens to hypnotize!

Be back soon, when I'm a couple of chapters more into the ''novel''!!! Bahaaaaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaa!!! !
paddeyomalley

Bastrop, TX

#1179195 Aug 3, 2014
Patrick wrote:
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Bush war policies have turned off Americans.
Another UN school hit per BBC
If the moron ragheads would move their rocket launchers out of the schools, hospitals, apartment buildings and cities altogether, and into the desert this would not happen. However they know their breather, the below 95 IQ American socialists will believe anything that makes America look bad, or any of their allies such as Israel or GB. You're stupid, so shut up.
Nostrilis Waxman

Columbus, OH

#1179196 Aug 3, 2014
paddeyomalley wrote:
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GreyTird: You served? I think not. Time Fking up the country in the Occupy gangs is not serving your country.
Ya coming with me? Hate to leave a sock behind. All socks Aboard The Alcohol Express!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1179197 Aug 3, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Prove it; you just think that being white is an entitlement
http://198.173.245.213/pdfs/UM %20Law%20final.pdf

http://www.princeton.edu/ceps/workingpapers/1...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1179199 Aug 3, 2014
The numbers never lie. Currently, 352 bills that passed the House are awaiting action on Harry Reid’s desk. Of these bills:

- 98% passed with bipartisan support
- Nearly 70% passed with 2/3rds support or more
- Over 50% passed with no opposition at all
- And 55 were introduced by Democrats

And still, Harry Reid refuses to bring them up for a vote.
paddeyomalley

Bastrop, TX

#1179200 Aug 3, 2014
Nostrilis Waxman wrote:
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Ya coming with me? Hate to leave a sock behind. All socks Aboard The Alcohol Express!
Get off the line socialist boy. This is not your party line and you leftists don't drink wine, you snort shyt and smoke horse shyt.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1179201 Aug 3, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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some can, but many who do are accepted in preference to more qualified whites, and that is a problem.....
I wonder how many unqualified "rich kids" get in because their daddies were governors or had lots of money.

Is that a problem too?

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179202 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Says the person who isn't bright enough to stay up with the news and should have KNOWN there is numerous complaints about whistle blowers being punished by the higher ups.
I realize that you have limited comprehension abillities but if YOU had been paying attention to the news, you would know that many of those people who have come forward with their complaints against the VA are complaining about incidents that happened during the Bush administration. They didn't feel safe coming forward under the Bush administration but they do now. Does that tell you anything?

FACT: The IG has issued 18 reports since 2005 identifying “deficiencies in scheduling resulting in lengthy waiting times and the negative impact on patient care.” Where were the whistleblowers under Bush? TICK TOCK

KarlVIIIII

“No Tea for Me”

Since: Nov 13

Centennial, Co

#1179203 Aug 3, 2014
What the U.S. needs a political party committed to ending corporate welfare, getting corporate money out of politics, provide the availability of single payer health insurance, dramatically modernizing our military, stop corporate off-shoring of our jobs, initiate immigration reform, and finally tackling the biggest challenge humans have ever faced—climate change.

Oh' never mind we already have that party.....Democrat's

Carry-on.....

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179204 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Senseless is the one who keeps denying the authority of the Defense panel. She can't get any stupider than that. Good grief--it is part of a law and reports to congress.
So, how is you defending senseless lame post suppose to help your credibility?
Nutcase, I didn't "deny the authority of the Defense panel." I said when you have a panel where the majority of the members are former military officers, you need to take into account their bias when interpreting anything they say. Were you dropped on your head as a baby?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1179205 Aug 3, 2014
e Carbon Tax Scam
July 31, 2014 By Alan Caruba
In a recent appearance before a congressional committee, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told them that the agency’s proposed sweeping carbon-regulation plan was “really an investment opportunity. This is not about pollution control.”
If the plan isn’t about pollution, the primary reason for the EPA’s existence, why bother with yet more regulation of something that is not a pollutant—carbon dioxide—despite the Supreme Court’s idiotic decision that it is. Yes, even the Court gets things wrong.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is vital to all life on Earth, but most particularly to every piece of vegetation that grows on it. Top climatologists tell me that it plays a very small role, if any, in the Earth’s climate or weather. Why would anyone expect a gas that represents 400 parts per million of all atmospheric gases, barely 0.04% of all atmospheric gases to have the capacity to affect something as huge and dynamic as the weather or climate?
When something as absurd as the notion the U.S. must drastically reduce its CO2 emissions is told often enough by a wide range of people that include teachers, the media, scientists, politicians, and the President, people can be forgiven for believing this makes sense.
What Gina McCarthy was demonstrating is her belief that not only the members of Congress are idiots, but all the rest of us are as well.
Faking Climate Data
“The science is clear. The risks are clear. We must act…” Sorry, Gina, a recent issue of Natural News, citing the Real Science website, reported“(in) what might be the largest scientific fraud ever uncovered, NASA and the NOAA have been caught red-handed altering historical temperature data to produce a ‘climate change narrative’ that defies reality.” As reported in The Telegraph, a London daily,“NOAA’s U.S. Historical Climatology Network has been ‘adjusting’ its record by replacing real temperatures with data ‘fabricated’ by computer models.”
The EPA has been on the front lines of destroying coal-fired plants that produce the bulk of the nation’s electricity, claiming, like the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth that coal is “dirty” and must be eliminated from any use.
On July 29, CNSnews reported that “For the first time ever, the average price for a kilowatt hour of electricity in the United States has broken through the 14-cent mark, climbing to a record 14.3 cents in June, according to data released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.”

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1179206 Aug 3, 2014
A Carbon Tax
What the Greens want most of all is a carbon tax; that is to say, a tax on CO2 emissions. It is one of the most baseless, destructive taxes that could be imposed on Americans and we should take a lesson from the recent experience that Australians had when, after being told by a former prime minister, Julia Gillard, that she would not impose the tax, she did. They got rid of her and then got rid of the tax!
As Daniel Simmons, the vice president of policy at the American Energy Alliance, wrote in Roll Call “Australia is now the first country to eliminate its carbon tax. In doing so, it struck a blow in favor of sound public policy.” Initiated in 2012, the tax had imposed a $21.50 charge (in U.S. dollars), increasing annually, on each ton of carbon dioxide emitted by the country’s power plants.” At the time President Obama called it “good for the world”, but Australians quickly found it was not good for them or their economy.
Favored by several Democratic Senators that include New Hampshire’s Jeanne Shaheen, Alaska’s Mark Begich, and North Carolina’s Kay Hagan, the Heritage Foundation, based on data provided by the Energy Information Administration, took a look at the impact that a proposed U.S. carbon tax would have and calculated that it “would cut a family of four’s income by nearly $2,000 a year while increasing its electricity bills by more than $500 per year. It would increase gas prices by 50 cents per gallon. It could eliminate more than a million jobs in the first few years.”
Simmons noted that “It only took (Australians) two years of higher prices, fewer jobs, and no environmental benefits before they abandoned their carbon tax.”
We don’t need, as Gina McCarthy told the congressional committee,“investments in renewables and clean energy” because billions were wasted by Obama’s “stimulus” and by the grants and other credits extended to wind and solar energy in America. They are the most expensive, least productive, and most unpredictable forms of energy imaginable, given that neither the wind nor the sun is available full-time in the way fossil fuel generated energy is. Both require backup from coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy plants.
In addition to all the other White House efforts to saddle Americans with higher costs, it has now launched a major effort to push its “climate change” agenda with a carbon tax high on its list. A July 29 article in The Hill reported that “Obama is poised to sidestep Congress with a new set of executive actions on climate change.”
If we don’t jump-start our economy by tapping into the jobs and revenue our vast energy reserves represent, secure our southern border, and elect a Congress that will rein in the President, the U.S. risks becoming a lawless banana republic. Carbon taxes are one more nail in the national coffin.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179207 Aug 3, 2014
Even Steven wrote:
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If I call Joe Biden a "Magic Caucasian", is that racist??
Yes.

Racism: The belief that all members of EACH race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179209 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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LOL, let me get this straight it is Bush's fault and if it happened during Obama's admin--it isn't his is your claim.
Nothing like shouting your a hypocrite.
We are discussing whistle blowers and it specific those at the VA. The current scandal started when the ex-VA administrator--Shinseki-- offered bonuses for keeping up with requests for appointments. Yes, it happened during Obama's watch
Nutcase. I already said that it is unfair to blame the president, any president, for the violations of the whistleblower act that were committed by the VA officials. This "scandal" did not just happen under the Bush administration. You are dumber than a rock.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179210 Aug 3, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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why should any government jobs be "permanent"???......
LOL. YOU are the one complaining about the "firing" of military officers. As usual, you can't make up your mind where you stand.

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179212 Aug 3, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
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where did she deny it?? Please show me.
What I saw was her saying it was clearly biased in favor of more military. Which it clearly is, being comprised of military people.
You make mountains out of anthills.
Thank you. Nutcase dosn't understand the meaning of "The truth is in the details."

“Depends on the Day”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1179213 Aug 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Nutcase. I already said that it is unfair to blame the president, any president, for the violations of the whistleblower act that were committed by the VA officials. This "scandal" did not just happen under the Bush administration. You are dumber than a rock.
You are the idiot denying what the press is reporting. You have no excuse

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1179214 Aug 3, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! That would be you son!
I notice that Nutcase is always projecting her negative qualities onto others. It's just what she does to deal with her numerable inadequacies.

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