Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1510110 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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Since: Feb 13

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#919505 Jun 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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No doubt about it. Obama did what was necessary to avoid a war with North Korea. Even Republican Congressman Peter King has been praising Obama and giving him "full credit" for doing the right thing in his handling of North Korea.
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/peter-k...
Of the 33 nations the US has bombed and/or invaded since 1946 to "protect our Freedom" none have ever had a nuclear weapon. It's the only protection a nation has from the US.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#919506 Jun 6, 2013
Injudgement wrote:
<quoted text>When you say bring it down are you talking about the 5.5 million Americans that lost their jobs in the last months of the Bush days or the near economic collapse of 2008 due to Bank and Wall St. scams? It would be near impossible to bring it crashing down past those levels. As a matter of fact there is no economic leading indicator today that has NOT improved since the last dark days of Bush. If Obama is trying to destroy America he's moving in the wrong direction to do it since everything is better today than when he started.
Barack Obama is the worst jobs president since the Great Depression.

The economy sucks, unemployment is high, terrorists are becoming bolder, IRS is Gestapo, the government is scandal-ridden with criminal and Fascist democrats, and Obama bin Lying is responsible...

Young graduates are in debt, out of work and on their parents couches. People in their 30s and 40s can't afford to buy homes or have children. Retirees are earning near-zero interest on their savings.

AND... The obama administration seems to be going out of the way to prove the republican conspiracies about them are true.

First Benghazi was a coverup, the Fascist Obama administration has criminalized the news-gathering process, the IRS has become a gestapo agency, next we will be finding obama's real birth certificate...

AND... Your addiction and obsession for dumbass is an ardent interest of your pursuit you idiot... I wish someone had an answer to your deranged addiction to fool.

https://www.youtube.com/watch...

It's the culture..

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#919507 Jun 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Paris Jackson taken to hospital; attempted suicide
If we wanted to know this sht, we'd read the national enquirer ourselves.
NJ raider 1

Newark, NJ

#919509 Jun 6, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
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Yes, we know. We heard the same talking points (propaganda) already that you are repeating.
So typical, that you don't provide any specifics, just innuendo.
If you do get specific, we will learn the comparison is not even close or pertinent, but please, feel free to continue on with your misleading propaganda without any specifics.
Do what you fascists socialists (AKA Democrats) do best. Lie & spin.
LOL!
God forbid you to backup a single thing you say!
The embassy attack, Obama's 1 to Bush's countless attacks. Radical terrorist had a fields day under Bush's watch.

Drones, Bush killed the first American with the drone program, Obama's scrutinized. Write tapping, the CIA so called scandal targeting conservatives but, vice versa &, the list goes on.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#919510 Jun 6, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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The original Patriot Act was simply to monitor the chat between terrorists to break up another plot.
The Democrats extended the Patriot Act under Obama and now this administration thinks Americans are the enemy confiscating our private information without our knowledge.
Sorry, Homer. Can't blame this overreaching abuse of power on anyone but Obama. He drew the line dividing us up into either his "friends" or his "enemies" category.
Obama's actually managed to make us forget we still have real enemies.
"Now that he's in charge of keeping America safe, President Obama sounds a bit less strident. His attorney general, Eric Holder, has asked Congress to renew three controversial provisons of the Patriot Act that expire in 2010, disappointing liberal Democrats and civil liberties groups who say the provisions endanger civil liberties and foster inappropriate government spying. At the top of this list is the so-called "lone wolf" provision, which allows the government to track and monitor a suspected terrorist with far less evidence than typically required.

However, the Obama administration is backing a Senate bill that would increase congressional and judicial oversight over government eavesdropping, while preserving most of the eavesdropping options granted by the Patriot Act. That bill, S. 1962, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 8, 2009, and Holder endorsed it in a letter dated Nov. 9. It keeps the lone wolf provision intact, as Holder requested, but with new requirements for showing such monitoring is necessary" Check this out: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promi...
WOW

New York, NY

#919511 Jun 6, 2013
Racial Diversity Efforts Ebb for Elite Careers, Analysis Finds
The share of the nation’s lawyers who are minorities and women, which had been growing slowly but steadily for years, fell in 2010 for the first time since NALP, the National Association for Law Placement, began keeping statistics in 1993. The deep recession not only disproportionately hurt African-Americans in many fields, but it also led businesses to make diversity programs less of a priority. And a growing number of states — including Arizona, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire and Oklahoma — have moved to ban race-based affirmative action in recent years. California, Florida and Washington did so in the 1990s.

Such numbers raise the question of whether the private sector’s commitment to affirmative action and diversity programs is eroding, even as the Supreme Court again considers a high-profile case involving a public university.

“We’re at a precipice,” said John Page, the president of the National Bar Association, an 88-year-old group representing black lawyers and judges.“There is diversity fatigue. We could fall backwards very quickly.”

Even more worrisome to some people than the small number of African-Americans at the upper echelons of many organizations is a lack of progress at entry levels. In Texas legal circles, there have been some notable symbolic gains for black lawyers at the top of the profession; both the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association just elected their first black presidents. But many black lawyers said they worried that there were fewer young black lawyers in the pipeline for future leadership roles.

While blacks made up only 2.65 percent of the partners at Houston firms last year, that figure represents progress as the share of black partners more than doubled over the past decade, according to statistics kept by NALP, the law placement association. At the lower levels of firms, black lawyers have lost some ground, however. Houston firms reported that 4.74 percent of their associates last year were black, down from 4.96 percent in 2002, the association said.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#919512 Jun 6, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Just type in her name.
I did. Found websites and articles but couldn't find anything that was all that condemning.

But it was late when I started doing the research last night. So I'll try again today.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#919513 Jun 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Meanwhile back at the ranch; the city of Delray Beach incurred millions keeping the public away from his daughters wedding.
No Boehner No Cry.
Liar

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#919514 Jun 6, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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He's black
"silly"
One more time your racism shines thru.
Peace
KMA
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#919516 Jun 6, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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You may not have agreed with Bush's policies to protect all Americans from our mutual enemy. But at least he didn't divide this country to the point where you were considered the enemy.
I am now the enemy, Homer.
That is a very dangerous place to be in a free country when those in power use powerful agencies to punish the opposition.
Bush would have never dreamed of doing such a thing. Big organizations are always audited under any administration. There were 3, I believe, under the Bush administration.
Clinton not only went after big organizations but specific individuals. O'Reilly was audited 3 times during the Clinton administration. He is just one example.
This administration has crossed the line. We are in unchartered waters and the Constitution, it seems, no longer protects all of us.
Carol, turn off Fox News, quit reading rightwing blogs and opinion, unplug for a bit. We are not enemies and you are not considered the enemy. Now knock it off.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#919517 Jun 6, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Interesting, most decent people are offended by jokes about murdered people.
Homer now taking the libtard kool aid by IV in both arms and his feet.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#919518 Jun 6, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> This is the same lie that Mitt Romney tried to pull over the American people. Actually, Obamacare provides tax credits and incentives to small businesses to establish employer coverage .
Can you SHOW me where?
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Didn't THINK so ...

BET you haven't READ it ...

I have!

Wouldn't do YOU any good to, tho.
You would NOT understand the "context" ...
Like the REST of your ILK on these libTARDED boards!

Lazy people online ...
with their obamaphone ...

Woot woot ...

By golly WE got online NOW ...
WE can "go to town" ...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#919519 Jun 6, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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God forbid than any poor people will receive medical care.
You must hate the American People.
Another post to weaken your own country.
They receive medical care now.
WOW

New York, NY

#919520 Jun 6, 2013
"Obama's Appointments Aren't In America's Best Interests""The appointment of Susan Rice as National Security Advisor and the nomination of Samantha Power as Ambassador to the U.N. are part of President Barack Obama's endless quest to push his left-wing ideology, says media and political strategist Ron Christie.'[It's] in your face, but most importantly not in the best interests of the United States the new Donald Rumsfeld
are you stupid or joking

Coffeyville, KS

#919521 Jun 6, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Take it up with Fox, according to Fox -
'Neither Fox News nor the Associated Press could not authenticate the report as of early Thursday.'
What do you want from me? I didn't write that, note the ''
move the rock! It has been all over the news, MSM included all morning. Hell even MSNBC had quit a discussion about it this morning on Morning Joe. Don't know where you get your "news" from but it does explain your lack of knowledge of a little thing called "reality". Geesh, can you get less aware?

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#919522 Jun 6, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Latest figures say U.S. deficit declining, economy improving
http://www.pri.org/stories/politics-society/g...
for some reason all the polls indicate that Americans are much more concerned about that then they are the FOX generated faux scandals.
but since only 3 million 'Americans' watch FOX, what do you expect?
"sonic"
A little fibbing on your part. The deficit is not declining, it is growing, growing at a rate lower then predicted, but the deficit is still growing.
Peace
KMA

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#919523 Jun 6, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Actually if you pay attention and read what I posted she spanked Fox News and the AP
Wrong. You said fox was reporting. She put you over her knee and spanked you for that lie.
proudredneck

Peoria, AZ

#919524 Jun 6, 2013
Take a long hard look at Chicago...Detroit...Newark...L .A....Philly...and EVERY liberal state/city...everyone of them is a TOTAL FAILURE !...Liberalism is a cancer that needs to be excised...before it kills America.
WOW

New York, NY

#919525 Jun 6, 2013
Will his agenda help Given his calculated fanaticism, Obama is just the type to deploy the heartless bureaucratic, police, and military forces of government against citizens whose only crime is to exercise the rights that are their birthright, under God and the Constitution. Today, public attention focuses on the IRS, abused to attack the resources and curtail the political activity of those who oppose the design for despotism. Soon and very soon, it will be the IRS and the police, abused to attack free speech and the free exercise of religion. Then it will be Homeland Security and local police forces, under the guise of anti-terrorist martial law, abused to arrest and detain evangelical Christians, Catholics, homeschoolers, and those who exercise their 2nd Amendment rights. Then it will be Obama's fondly imagined domestic army, as large and well-funded as the military, moving against states whose officials refuse to acquiesce in the unconstitutional abridgment of the residual sovereign rights guaranteed to the states, respectively, and to the people, by the U.S. Constitution's 10th Amendment."

“Peace on Earth”

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#919526 Jun 6, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>with most of the MS Media on the side of progressives and/or being card carrying liberals, information regarding any Republican candidate will be taken out of context, only promoted when it is negative and downplayed if it is positive.
Is that why Rethugs listen to FauxNews and other Murdoch owned sources? Because it promotes only the negatives regarding Democrats and downplays anything positive? That explains why you people have such closed minds and tunnel vision.

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