Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1602571 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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Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872193 Mar 11, 2013
palsiwalsi wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe you to be the liar. Along with Obama.
Dave is right.

One of the most constantly whined refrains out of the economic crisis is that banks were forced to make bad loans to low income groups because of federal regulations requiring them to loan money to minorities.

That’s hooey, of course. Just enough to convince those who really want to believe the housing crisis was the result of some liberal plot.

Check the June 12, 2012 Washington Post. A Wells Fargo executive describes in detail how she led the team that eagerly sought out minorities and people with bad credit or no credit and hoodwinked them into loans they couldn’t handle.

She was making loans people couldn’t pay under the certainty that she would make her loan fees while the loans themselves would be sold and resold. She was one cog in a giant machine that was spinning out money as the housing hyper-inflationary bubble inflated.

When borrowers defaulted, as banks knew they would, the banks got the property (which was going up in value) and kept the payments. And then bundled the bad loans to Wall Street as "investment grade".

It was a great scam while it lasted. Blame the banks for what happened. And the GOP Majority in Congress and the White House who did nothing as the situation spun out of control.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#872194 Mar 11, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The US is still in a period of "significant decline in activity across the economy, lasting longer than a few months, visible in industrial production, employment, real income and wholesale-retail trade."
The federal government has sucked so much money out of the economy that growth is impossible.
...and just wait until Obamacare starts making that giant sucking sound. The economy will begin experiencing a vacuum.

I guess we could call the Jerk-In-Chief another Hoover!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA..
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#872195 Mar 11, 2013
new yawk wrote:
I noticed right after the election, the liberals became rabid reptiles. Working off of their Reptilian Brains while the higher Brain Functions and Processes have been suppressed.
I don't know where ***she comes up with this crazy stuff, LIES.
And for what purpose. I believe there really is something ***Mentally Disordered in leo's brain.
I'm not being facetious.
Like you ( have ), I've also observed it.
***Applicable to The Others as well.
<quoted text>
Dementia maybe? Ignorance for sure. I command thee oh ISP...umm not quite...wouldn't even bother lol.
UNlike the rest of the birdbrains of a feather-not every gasps in awe at the concrete nasty jungle of New Yawkshitty...that's for sure!

(but I might be a little prejudice with childhood recollections of loud and obnoxious!!)

If NYC is the armpit.....
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#872196 Mar 11, 2013
Cway wrote:
<quoted text>
Dave is right.
One of the most constantly whined refrains out of the economic crisis is that banks were forced to make bad loans to low income groups because of federal regulations requiring them to loan money to minorities.
That’s hooey, of course. Just enough to convince those who really want to believe the housing crisis was the result of some liberal plot.
Check the June 12, 2012 Washington Post. A Wells Fargo executive describes in detail how she led the team that eagerly sought out minorities and people with bad credit or no credit and hoodwinked them into loans they couldn’t handle.
She was making loans people couldn’t pay under the certainty that she would make her loan fees while the loans themselves would be sold and resold. She was one cog in a giant machine that was spinning out money as the housing hyper-inflationary bubble inflated.
When borrowers defaulted, as banks knew they would, the banks got the property (which was going up in value) and kept the payments. And then bundled the bad loans to Wall Street as "investment grade".
It was a great scam while it lasted. Blame the banks for what happened. And the GOP Majority in Congress and the White House who did nothing as the situation spun out of control.
Shouldn't you be running along now, before one of us adults decides to take your hash pipe from you?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#872197 Mar 11, 2013
How much staying power is there in a political stance that requires waxing semihysterical about the imminent threat of Obama-ordered drone strikes against Americans sitting in cafés? And as for the other Republican senators who rushed to the floor to cheer Paul on, won’t they soon be entertaining second thoughts? Is patting Rand Paul on the back for his fearmongering a plausible path to the presidency for Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz? Is embracing kookiness a winning strategy for the Republican party? We doubt it.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/sound-...
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#872198 Mar 11, 2013
Cway wrote:
<quoted text>
Parasite? I'll give you a parasite.
How about a political party that launches a war by lies, gets 4,000 of our people killed, while making big profits off the stock market from it.
You are a giant, blood-sucking lamprey stuck on America's azz.
Only parasiTic scum make up lies of information on purpose to try and divide and start wars with others.

Kinda like the people of the USA were about Benghazi

Bush wasn't lying-just confused...who wasn't after such hienous acts of terrorism against a nation.

Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872199 Mar 11, 2013
TSM wrote:
<quoted text>
CWay since it’s about your IQ I think I can get a 5th to explain it to you!!
It appears you "captains of industry" are such lazy fckn slobs at the keyboard, you don't have the energy to write so much as a clear paragraph in support of your half-baked thoughts.
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872200 Mar 11, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Shouldn't you be running along now, before one of us adults decides to take your hash pipe from you?
That's it? That's all you have have, Wax Head?

Just a snotty, dismissive remark and a quick retreat with your tail between your legs?

Reminds me of Nixon's "peace with honor" in Vietnam. He ran like a whipped mutt, too.
GOPidiots

United States

#872201 Mar 11, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Only parasiTic scum make up lies of information on purpose to try and divide and start wars with others.
Kinda like the people of the USA were about Benghazi
Bush wasn't lying-just confused...who wasn't after such hienous acts of terrorism against a nation.
Benghazi wasn't a war, dumbass.
It also didn't last a decade.
That's a long time to be 'confused'
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872202 Mar 11, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Only parasiTic scum make up lies of information on purpose to try and divide and start wars with others.
Kinda like the people of the USA were about Benghazi
Bush wasn't lying-just confused...who wasn't after such hienous acts of terrorism against a nation.
Bush wasn't lying? So where are the WMDs?

Oh, another point of confusion.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#872203 Mar 11, 2013
How Not to Stop a War

My cover story for this month’s American Conservative argues that Iraq has done for the GOP what Vietnam did to Lyndon Johnson’s Democrats—that is, it not only has wrecked the party’s reputation but has tainted the cultural values proclaimed by the party.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/mccart...
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872204 Mar 11, 2013
palsiwalsi wrote:
<quoted text>
so you're only 98% hopeless. Obama , the liar, has created zero private sector jobs. His Wall Street handlers are doing extremely well, however with the newly printed billions.
Those printed billions didn't just materialize on Obama's whim.

More like your side created the mess which necessitated it.

As in two unfinished wars, one of which was unnecessary. That raised expenditures. And tax breaks for the wealthy which gutted federal revenues.
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872205 Mar 11, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
How Not to Stop a War
My cover story for this month’s American Conservative argues that Iraq has done for the GOP what Vietnam did to Lyndon Johnson’s Democrats—that is, it not only has wrecked the party’s reputation but has tainted the cultural values proclaimed by the party.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/mccart...
I don't understand.

According to Waxman, Bush was simply confused. Due to the destruction and loss of life on 9-11. He was in a cloud thereafter.

And come to think of it, he was in a cloud before 9-11 as well. As evidenced by ignoring Tenet's warning six weeks before the attacks struck.
Mr Ming

Chinese Camp, CA

#872206 Mar 11, 2013
GOPidiots wrote:
<quoted text>
Benghazi wasn't a war, dumbass.
It also didn't last a decade.
That's a long time to be 'confused'
Ah, yes. GOP grasshoppers.

Very confused bunch.
new yawk

Buffalo, NY

#872207 Mar 11, 2013
Depends on where you live in New York City.
Some beautiful, expensive areas.

I wouldn't want to be land locked in The Mid-West.
leo also lives in KINtucky, btw.( Used to be on her ISP ).
In or Near Drip Rock. Or so she said.

No, KINtucky 'aint' my thing. Or Mid-West living.
Neither is West Coast.
And East Coast is becoming very expensive.

Wouldn't retire in Europe. Australia is awesome.
Island Life Calls ... Some Day.

I don't see why anyone should gasp in awe of anything or anyone.
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Dementia maybe? Ignorance for sure. I command thee oh ISP...umm not quite...wouldn't even bother lol.
UNlike the rest of the birdbrains of a feather-not every gasps in awe at the concrete nasty jungle of New Yawkshitty...that's for sure!
(but I might be a little prejudice with childhood recollections of loud and obnoxious!!)
If NYC is the armpit.....
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#872208 Mar 11, 2013
GOPidiots wrote:
<quoted text>
Benghazi wasn't a war, dumbass.
It also didn't last a decade.
That's a long time to be 'confused'
Get back to us when you learn to read with some comprehension, herd pack, brainless jackboot.

(as we see, confused for you is obviously a lifetime!)
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872209 Mar 11, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
...and just wait until Obamacare starts making that giant sucking sound. The economy will begin experiencing a vacuum.
I guess we could call the Jerk-In-Chief another Hoover!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA..
Sorry to pop your dream bubble, but the water burst over that dam back in 2008-2009 and Obama has been trying to contain it ever since.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#872210 Mar 11, 2013
Cway wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't understand.
According to Waxman, Bush was simply confused. Due to the destruction and loss of life on 9-11. He was in a cloud thereafter.
And come to think of it, he was in a cloud before 9-11 as well. As evidenced by ignoring Tenet's warning six weeks before the attacks struck.
Bush Sought 'Way' To Invade Iraq?

And what happened at President Bush's very first National Security Council meeting is one of O'Neill's most startling revelations.

"From the very beginning, there was a conviction, that Saddam Hussein was a bad person and that he needed to go," says O'Neill, who adds that going after Saddam was topic "A" 10 days after the inauguration - eight months before Sept. 11.

"From the very first instance, it was about Iraq. It was about what we can do to change this regime," says Suskind. "Day one, these things were laid and sealed."

As treasury secretary, O'Neill was a permanent member of the National Security Council. He says in the book he was surprised at the meeting that questions such as "Why Saddam?" and "Why now?" were never asked.

"It was all about finding a way to do it. That was the tone of it. The president saying 'Go find me a way to do this,'" says O'Neill. "For me, the notion of pre-emption, that the U.S. has the unilateral right to do whatever we decide to do, is a really huge leap."

And that came up at this first meeting, says O'Neill, who adds that the discussion of Iraq continued at the next National Security Council meeting two days later.

He got briefing materials under this cover sheet. "There are memos. One of them marked, secret, says,'Plan for post-Saddam Iraq,'" adds Suskind, who says that they discussed an occupation of Iraq in January and February of 2001.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-592330....

not so confused.
Cway

Chinese Camp, CA

#872211 Mar 11, 2013
new yawk wrote:
Australia is awesome.
Island Life Calls ... Some Day.
<quoted text>
Send Galt an Eastern Brown snake. They make wonderful pets for conservatives.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#872212 Mar 11, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
How much staying power is there in a political stance that requires waxing semihysterical about the imminent threat of Obama-ordered drone strikes against Americans sitting in cafés? And as for the other Republican senators who rushed to the floor to cheer Paul on, won’t they soon be entertaining second thoughts? Is patting Rand Paul on the back for his fearmongering a plausible path to the presidency for Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz? Is embracing kookiness a winning strategy for the Republican party? We doubt it.
http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/sound-...
Who cares what you doubt, lets' switch modes this week.

Pick a Pope Papal placement dibs-

1. What cowor will the first round of smoke be, gray or whituh?
2. If not whituh on duh fiwrst ronduh-pick a day.

Dis stuff way better than listening to all dat prance and dance elecshuneering...no numbers, no whining, just picking duh leaduh of duh largest denomination in WORLDuh via smoke signals!

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