Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1417387 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1184647 Aug 12, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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The rioting savages will carry your torch. I hear some of them were driving in from surrounding areas to partake in the festivities. Did you manage to snag a new big screen?
"free stuff" always draws a big crowd....
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1184648 Aug 12, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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government programs are designed to keep people in poverty, but alive on the plantation and voting.....
they don't get that concept...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1184649 Aug 12, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
Hillary Clinton is gunning for a third George W. Bush term
Like other hawks, Clinton has faith that beggaring rebel groups are composed mainly of tolerant liberal democrats — or at least enough of them to be worth some material support. Taken at face value, it's a conviction so imbecilic it should all but disqualify her from the presidency. Though of course, Clinton's response to Goldberg on ISIS and Syria is all about empty opportunistic signaling.
What would have happened if America had gone all in with the Syrian rebels? The black-flag-flying beheaders would have shot any of Syria's tolerant liberal democrats in the neck, taken their U.S. weapons, and made off at double-speed into western Iraq, where they have been capturing more U.S. materiel (that which was supplied to Iraq) to fire at the soon-to-be-coming U.S. fighter jets. The turnaround time on American-supplied arms being turned against U.S. interests used to be about a decade or two. Think early '80s Iraq or Afghanistan's mujahideen. Now it is more like 10 months. If Clinton had her way, we'd be closing in on 10 weeks from the time the CIA delivers weapons to the time they are pointed at U.S. clients and airplanes.
Clinton's strategy of trying to say that she would have embraced Obama's foreign policy — but harder! And bigger!— amounts to admitting she would double down on failures, engage in drive-by wars, and get America stuck in confusing entanglements with gun-wielding losers and child-beheaders. Will some Democrat with an ounce of sense speak up and try to defeat Clinton before we get George W. Bush's third term?
http://theweek.com/article/index/266147/hilla...
Warren 2016!
Chief Cut-n-paste throws Hillary under the bus in a fist bump to soul brother Obama.....

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1184650 Aug 12, 2014
Official cause of death of Robin Williams - suicide by hanging using a belt tightened around his neck while seated with the other end of the belt wedged in a closet door. He was slightly suspended in the chair according to the official report. Rigamortis had already set in when found by assistant.

Very sad loss. He had a rare gift to make us all laugh.

Ironically, it was the pressure he put on himself to always be "on" is what some say contributed to his depression and ultimate suicide.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

New Britain, CT

#1184651 Aug 12, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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I earned every penny I have and receive, loser, unlike you. I have lots to be proud of, you however are an obvious under achiever, with few if any redeeming qualities. I sit and dine with important people, while your miserable life is posting hate and lies with similar trash.
Bunk you did.

You are a net drag on society, taking more money that you contributed in value or cash.

You are part of the gimmie crowd that doesn't help anyone else with you own money.

Go calculate what you contributed and then what you receive.

You are a taker for sure.
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1184652 Aug 12, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
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what was your rank...
brag....boast....
And that would be a concern to you how? Tell me yours.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1184653 Aug 12, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
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Obama apparently never learned the art of interacting. Some of his fellow Democrats admitted he didn't like interacting even with fellow Democrats when he was a junior Senator - much less reaching across the aisle to interact.
When he announced "I won!", he obviously had no plans to interact with anyone as president either.
Somewhere along the line he confused politics and interacting with ego building.
Why any liberal would be surprised Republicans don't like being ignored and demonized at every opportunity is the real mystery.
The first and best test for a POTUS is getting himself elected.

Himself__as there hasn't been any herself's. Yet!

I forget who said that__maybe one of your overnight buds knows.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

New Britain, CT

#1184654 Aug 12, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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Chief Cut-n-paste throws Hillary under the bus in a fist bump to soul brother Obama.....
The Chief cut & paster is an extremist, but right now Hillary is worried about her general poll numbers so she will be a moderate, however she will chameleon over to a far left loon before long so she can with the primary for the radical leftwing Democrat Party, then she will change back to a "moderate" for the election.

A Democrat can change like a chameleon. They have no principles.
Obumbles the Zero

New York, NY

#1184655 Aug 12, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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I earned every penny I have and receive, loser, unlike you. I have lots to be proud of, you however are an obvious under achiever, with few if any redeeming qualities. I sit and dine with important people, while your miserable life is posting hate and lies with similar trash.
When do you sit and dine with important people? Whether I log on at 8am, 4pm or 8pm, you are always here posting every day.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1184656 Aug 12, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
Official cause of death of Robin Williams - suicide by hanging using a belt tightened around his neck while seated with the other end of the belt wedged in a closet door. He was slightly suspended in the chair according to the official report. Rigamortis had already set in when found by assistant.
Very sad loss. He had a rare gift to make us all laugh.
Ironically, it was the pressure he put on himself to always be "on" is what some say contributed to his depression and ultimate suicide.
Yep__and that's really gonna fk up the workforce participation numbers.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1184658 Aug 12, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That's correct__it's also correct that most 16 year old's don't work these days.
So why continue to make use of skewed or bogus figures to prove some irrelevant point?
Galt knows a 59-year old baby boomer computer programmer who was making $150K after working 30 years for a large company.....and was laid off and now works at his local Ace Hardware store......

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1184659 Aug 12, 2014
Huffington Post
July 26, 2014

Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House — six years in — still doesn't get it when it comes to working with Congress.

House and Senate lawmakers in both parties plus several senior congressional aides said this past week that the handling of the proposal [request for millions of dollars to deal with migrant children] by Obama and the White House is emblematic of the administration's rocky relationship with Congress: an ad hoc approach that shuns appeals to opponents and doesn't reward allies.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/26/obam...

Maybe the Democrats didn't understand the implication of his announcement, "I won!"

It was going to be all about him where they were concerned too.
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1184660 Aug 12, 2014
Obumbles the Zero wrote:
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When do you sit and dine with important people? Whether I log on at 8am, 4pm or 8pm, you are always here posting every day.
Your concern for my personal life is troubling...Under how many names loser??? I dine out at least 6 times a week. I already had breakfast this morning for about three hours..My Wife plays with you idiots from time to time. She thinks you are all stupid and I agree...By the way would you like to compare the number of posts?

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1184661 Aug 12, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yep__and that's really gonna fk up the workforce participation numbers.
You're just a grumpy gus, aren't you?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1184662 Aug 12, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
Official cause of death of Robin Williams - suicide by hanging using a belt tightened around his neck while seated with the other end of the belt wedged in a closet door. He was slightly suspended in the chair according to the official report. Rigamortis had already set in when found by assistant.
Very sad loss. He had a rare gift to make us all laugh.
Ironically, it was the pressure he put on himself to always be "on" is what some say contributed to his depression and ultimate suicide.
in the final analysis, a pathetic loser.....

time to move on....

by the way, where was his wife while he was hanging overnight......
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1184663 Aug 12, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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just one more diversion from the failures of Obama....
Tony Stewart ain't bichin.
Obumbles the Zero

New York, NY

#1184664 Aug 12, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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Chief Cut-n-paste throws Hillary under the bus in a fist bump to soul brother Obama.....
Hillary is trying to distance herself from Zero's failed presidency

Posted today--LOL:

The lefties are going to start spinning in circles and walking into walls now that EVEN HILLARY is attacking Obama’s uselessness in Syria, which pretty much allowed the creation/expansion of ISIS.

I like her statement “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.”

Considering the horrible results of Obama’s "foreign policy," its no wonder she is distancing herself.

Let’s review-

Obumbles appeased Russia by not installing the missile shield and now Russia is attacking the Ukraine.

Obumbles appeased China by not selling 150 F-16&#8242;s to Taiwan and now China is dissing the US over talks on the S China sea.

Obumbles told Mubarak and Assad to leave and both are now in civil wars.

Obumbles attacked Libya and targetted and killed Ghadaffi and now they are in civil war.

Obumbles left Iraq early and now they are in civil war.

We haven’t even started about Iran, Yemen and Pakistan relations after all we have done there.

Need we go on?

We are getting exactly what was predicted by many when Obumbles was first nominated for 2008: He has no executive experience and was being elected for his detached, cool factor. Now even Hillary is admitting that there is no substance. Obumbles has weakend the US, created a leadership void, and made the world far more dangerous, as he allows an invasion here in the US to destroy us domestically at the same time.
Obumbles the Zero

New York, NY

#1184665 Aug 12, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Your concern for my personal life is troubling...Under how many names loser??? I dine out at least 6 times a week. I already had breakfast this morning for about three hours..My Wife plays with you idiots from time to time. She thinks you are all stupid and I agree...By the way would you like to compare the number of posts?
Other than wondering how anyone could be so stupid as to spend their entire day defending a pathetic excuse for a president--who himself is busy golfing,while your pasty self is bent over a keyboard--i have no concern for your personal life.

Oh, but it isn't you on here all the time, now its the wife.

Sure....

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1184666 Aug 12, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
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The President does not have the authority to exempt anyone from any law. At least in the United States of America, the President doesn't have that authority. In the United States of America, the President is commanded by the Constitution to "take care the laws are faithfully enforced".
If you live in a country where the President can write his own laws because he doesn't like the laws written by the people, you do not live in the United States of America. You live in a dictatorship. The Constitution of the United States of America prohibits a dictatorship. In the United States of America, the laws are written by the people, and the President is commanded to "take care the laws are faithfully enforced".
So, what country are you talking about when you say the President is exempting some people from some law? Can't be the United States of America. Sounds like a village in the middle of the jungles of Africa.
Actually the law allows for exemptions under certain circumstances & it would be up to the Executive Branch to determine those exclusions.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1184667 Aug 12, 2014
Restaurant Gets Grilled After Adding a Minimum Wage Fee to Checks

Written By : Cassy Fiano
August 11, 2014
Voters beware: your actions have consequences. That’s what angry restaurant patrons are learning the hard way after a restaurant decided to add a minimum wage fee to their customers’ checks.

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A Stillwater, Minnesota, restaurant is under fire after it passed on a recent minimum wage hike by adding part of the extra 75 cents an hour to customers’ checks.

The state ordered a mandatory wage increase effective August 1, but Oasis Cafe owner Craig Beemer reacted by adding a 35 cent ‘minimum wage fee’ directly to diners’ tabs, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Members of the community were outraged and took to Facebook to voice their fury. The phone was also reportedly running hot with complaints.

However, Oasis Cafe manager Colin Orcutt defended Beemer’s decision claiming they were only being upfront with their customers.

He said that in order to keep their doors open they needed to pass on the increase, and that doing it indirectly through raising prices of their menu items would have been ‘a lot more backhanded.’

Plenty of (usually liberal-minded) people think raising the minimum wage is a fantastic idea, but the Oasis Café shows exactly why it’s ludicrous. Here’s a hint: raising business costs also means raising prices, and if you’re not happy with that, then maybe you should rethink this whole idea about raising the minimum wage.

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