Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1395991 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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“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812987 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Obama reformed Medicare saving 716 billion over ten years.
Just because you don;'t like what he did with the savings does not change the reforms.
Saying it is so doesn't make it so. The jury is still out on that one. In ten years, once it is too late, we will know if it saved a dime or not. Personally I've never seen any government project come close to whatever it said it would do.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#812988 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> men can get breast cancer, adopt children & own dogs.
Heart Interesting Helpful Agree

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812990 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> men can get breast cancer, adopt children & own dogs.
Not as likely.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#812991 Nov 28, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yeah ago like they are just going to sit there and leave the gun in the car. Teenager aren't that dumb. All I know is from reading all the news stories down there he thought he saw a gun and feared for his life. Why would he pump 9 shots into a car on his son's wedding day otherwise?
It was at a gas station; there's probably witnesses and video.
That guy is obviously a racist nutcase; he killed that kid in cold blood and fled the scene instead of calling the police. He was in his car; he was the instigator.
The cops use that excuse to kill people all the time; "I thought I saw a gun, knife etc and feared for my life"
The guy is a murderer and you have the need to defend him? Why?
Because he's a white crackasscracka who killed a black boy?
carol

Oviedo, FL

#812993 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
We are talking about man made global warming.
I guess you believe that pumping crap into our atmosphere has no effect.
In the 1970s the big thing was climate cooling. People were all in a tizzy about that back then too.

Can't seem to please some people who can't see the bigger picture.

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#812994 Nov 28, 2012
Not as likely as what?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#812995 Nov 28, 2012
Dunn's girlfriend and the driver of Jordan's vehicle were in Gate Food Post, 8251 Southside Blvd., when the shooting happened. Dunn and his girlfriend took off afterward, and witnesses jotted down their tag number, deputies said.

They were staying in a Jacksonville hotel when they heard a news report Saturday morning indicating someone had died in the shooting, deputies said. They then returned to Brevard.

Dunn, a gun collector, was arrested Saturday at his home in Satellite Beach on charges of murder and attempted murder. He was being held without bail

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/bre...
carol

Oviedo, FL

#812996 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
What do you think a balanced approach is?
It's Obama's way of saying I don't want to cut any entitlements but I will tax the wealthy until their eyes bleed?

Show me his plan - and the cuts - that are on the table.
ra_con_teur

Montgomery, AL

#812997 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
would you be talking about the professional athletes i play hoops with?
i also design and build media rooms for those who have nothing better to spend a $100,000 on. most my clients being the aforementioned. just finished one for Eric Moore. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Moore_%28of...
as usual, we have become fast friends, and once he heard the game lineup he was in.
I'm an Astronaut and
I walked on the moon!

or-

You are full of shit

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#812998 Nov 28, 2012
Boy, it's really grey outside...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812999 Nov 28, 2012
Haven't done this in a while.

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carol

Oviedo, FL

#813002 Nov 28, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Dear stupid phuckface,
Those plant were opened and expanded due to goverment spending as they were the ones buying all the munitions/tanks/planes/ships, etc., think of it like stimulis spending you dumb backwood hillbilly.
Once all that was in place with people making a decent wage they were able to convert to automobiles, home goods etc as the workers could now afford these things and on we went my anal retentive friend.
The bottom line is the goverment made the initial investment, you stupid assclown.
I hope I've made myself clear you complete and total jackass.
Sincerely,
Homer
Now Homer, that wasn't very nice, calling EasyEed all those names.

Say you're sorry.

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#813003 Nov 28, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
It's Obama's way of saying I don't want to cut any entitlements but I will tax the wealthy until their eyes bleed?
Show me his plan - and the cuts - that are on the table.
Do you have any sugar? I need some sugar.
sonicfilter

United States

#813006 Nov 28, 2012
ra_con_teur wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm an Astronaut and
I walked on the moon!
or-
You are full of shit
makes no never mind to me what you think.

or are you having delusions of grandeur?
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#813007 Nov 28, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Brest cancer survivor. Adopted at least 3 children and several dogs.
She's also going to blow off radio for a while__or perhaps permanently while she rediscovers the "true meaning of life."

There will be an enema at FOX national too, right after the first of the year and the right wing talk is already being broomed from Clear Channel stations in the nation's top 50 or so markets.

It's over pal__manifest destiny don't live here anymore, say bye__err adios!

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#813008 Nov 28, 2012
When I was little I remember it was grey outside then too. My mom and dad were grey, my little sister was pink though, until she died. Then she turned grey. I like pork chops, they're grey.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#813009 Nov 28, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
<quoted text>
Tea Party may now be funded by the democrats?
funding by Democrats with an open taxpayer checkbook.

How long can the business model of the Democratic Party last?

The short answer is, not very. Dems are doomed by their success at creating ever bigger government with ever more handouts and entitlements. All the giving can’t go on and the Obama binge has created a crisis.

Deficits exceeded $1 trillion in each year of his first term, and his combined debt is a staggering $5 trillion. It brings the nation’s total to $16 trillion, and the possibility of default already has caused one rating downgrade.

And there is no end to the spending spree. Obama’s last budget, although chock full of rosy scenarios, still projected the debt would grow by $6.7 trillion over 10 years.

Thus, if all goes as planned, he will leave office with a national debt of $20 trillion, and a debt-to-GDP ratio far above 100 percent.

That’s Greece. It is an unsustainable governing model, so we should be asking not just about the demographic destiny of the GOP, but also how soon Dems will be condemned by the fiscal facts.

Clearly, they don’t want to face the numbers. The president has a fetish for hiking taxes on high earners, saying he didn’t care whether they would produce more revenue because “fairness” was more important.

He wasn’t kidding, as his continuing campaign proves. He declared Monday that Republicans would ruin Christmas for millions of families if they didn’t agree with his tax plan, proving again that re-election didn’t soften his “my way or the highway” attitude.

Equally revealing, congressional Dems tell The New York Times they refuse to make major changes to Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare, even though those programs are driving the debt and deficit.

Yet liberal senators, including Tom Harkin of Iowa and Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia, urged Obama to reject changes that “would cut benefits, shift costs to states, alter the structure” of the programs or pare them for deficit reduction.

That stance perfectly captures the party’s contribution to gridlock. Even as Republicans agree to increased revenues through reducing deductions in the tax code, Dems reject any changes to entitlements. So, who is really playing chicken at the fiscal cliff?

That so much attention is focused on whether Republicans will agree to tax hikes reveals mainstream media bias and Obama’s efforts to distract attention from the frightening dimensions of his fiscal folly.

Even if he gets his tax hikes, he would collect at most $90 billion a year, and that assumes growth would not be affected. What spending cuts is he prepared to demand from his party as part of a deficit-reduction deal?

So far, the answer is zero, a number that corresponds to the chances that Dems will govern responsibly.

Read more: Goodwin: Obama taking US down path of Greece - NYPOST.com http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/grecian...

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#813011 Nov 28, 2012
I got excited once but mama came and talked me outta it.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#813015 Nov 28, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>She's also going to blow off radio for a while__or perhaps permanently while she rediscovers the "true meaning of life."
There will be an enema at FOX national too, right after the first of the year and the right wing talk is already being broomed from Clear Channel stations in the nation's top 50 or so markets.
It's over pal__manifest destiny don't live here anymore, say bye__err adios!
You seem to think that I care. Don't watch much FOX, don't listen to much talk radio. So it bothers me not. They will just move to other stations. Happens all the time. Pendulum swings one way. Then it swings the other. This country is going down the tubes. Nothing, I believe, can stop it now. We are past the tipping point. Only crash and burn to rise again like the Phoenix is our future. This was predicted in 1776. Manifest destiny? It is a sad day in what was America.

“"fairfax.org"”

Since: Nov 12

gauley bridge, wv

#813016 Nov 28, 2012
I like to watch football on the TV. It's a great game even though all the men are wearing tight pants that show their bottoms. I never look at their bottoms though, except for the Raiders. They're grey.

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