Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1383653 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

#870558 Mar 8, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Wrong nitwit! We're proud to be liberals. The best statement comes from John F. Kennedy;
“If by a "Liberal" they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people-their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights and their civil liberties-someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a "Liberal", then I'm proud to say I'm a "Liberal.”
Yes you vomitous cretin taxes are revenue, their the price we pay for living in a civilized society. They pay for safe roads and bridges, clean air and water, safe food and drugs and law enforcement .
What's wasteful spending moron? The aforementioned safe roads bridges clean air, water, food, drugs and public saf
You're an idiot Jimmy!
The Democrat Party of 2013 is a Fascist party, not a liberal party.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870559 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
700 lions? Will they all fit on one plane?
no, but there is probably another place they'd fit, right next to the ambulance chaser, the illegal alien with the leaf blower attachment and those probes you obsess about.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870560 Mar 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you buy votes with telemarketers asking for campaign contributions from India?
I don't understand your utter contempt for the American workers.
Indian telemarketers often speak better English than telemarketers based in the US.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#870561 Mar 8, 2013
Well - gotta go.

If anyone can help Nutcracker Option find a "proxy" in Lakeland, FL where Dem Idiot is posting from, let him know.

His lie that I am using a proxy there will then be more believable. The moron obviously has no clue about computers and networking.

Go for it Nutcracker Option. Show us a link to a "proxy" there.

Baaawwwaaahhhhh!!!!

Paranoid moron!

Later, DemoKKKRat losers. Socialist KlusterFuks.

“fairtax.org”

Level 8

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#870562 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is what a group in PA that is pushing single payer has online.
http://www.healthcare4allpa.org/documents/Sin...
They look at the savings for both corporations & individuals & suggest a funding plan.
Flacktard should perhaps STFU & look up stuff & become better informed.
There are other sites pushing for this that have estimates & methods as well as the nay sayers.
Basically, single payer ends the insurance company overhead costs& profits & uses bulk purchasing power.
Currently it costs $18K a year for health insurance (paid by my company) for the two of us plus out of pocket expenses (paid by me).
If our income was $100K, according to the link in PA, my company would pay $10K & I would pay $3K.(Corp wage tax of 10% & Individual wage tax of 3%). That far less that the $20K that is spend now.
Perhaps if you flacktards would so some research instead of running screaming through the streets flailing your arms about, you would discover single payer actually would work much more cost effectively than what we do now.
Dream on Alice! If you believe that then I got a goose that lays golden eggs for sell!

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#870563 Mar 8, 2013
Again, you lie.

Obnama just asked Boehner to close loopholes, and Boehner refused, saying Obama got all the tax increases he will get.

So where you getting this bullshit from?

The House refuses to close loopholes that most Americans support closing. Especially perks for the wealthy and Corporations.

But your Republiclown heroes want to cut YOUR benefits, just when your failing health needs them most, eh smokey??

Never seen someons as dumb as yourself, willing to cut her own throat so you can support multi millionaires!!

No cure for your kind of dumb.
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
No one is trying to avoid taxes. In fact, it's only the republicans talking about tax reform, fairness across the board and closing loopholes. The Democrats just keep wanting to raise them to pay for more government waste, fraud and duplication.
There have been laws on the books for decades protecting children and everyone else from abuses in the work force.
Unions did their job. Now they've become leeches.
carol

Orlando, FL

#870564 Mar 8, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
Even the LIBERAL Rolling Stone Magazine is backing Rand Paul against the Obama Regime:
Why Rand Paul's Filibuster Matters
The Republican senator asked important questions about executive power to kill American citizens without trial
READ THIS socialists/liberal here. Even the whacko left (yes, that would be all of you DemocRat nutjobs here) people need to read this:
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why...
Apparently, quite a few other liberals were upset their fellow liberals didn't join this fight.

But the Democratic Party is no longer about principle. It's about power at any cost, ideology over rationality and demonizing before applying any measure of common sense.

"I didn't leave the Democratic Party. It left me."
Ronald Reagan

Hopefully, at least moderate democrats are starting to think the same thing.
sonicfilter

United States

#870565 Mar 8, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, no, they weren't. The Southern Bloc of Democrats were the most powerful bloc in Washington who voted against civil rights legislation up until and including the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
You can do the "liberal shuffle" all you want and try to deny PBS isn't a credible source and even liberal-leaning, but this is what they reported about the KKK in the South:
"Racist activity in the South often took the form of riots that targeted blacks and Republicans."
If you keep reading the article, they also wrote this:
"Across the South, the Klan and other terrorist groups used brutal violence to intimidate Republican voters."
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/fe...
You apparently aren't old enough to know this part of history.
Or you're so far in denial, you'll believe just about anything you're told to believe.
I hope it's the former.
Southern Democrats are members of the U.S. Democratic Party who reside in the American South. In the 19th century, they were the definitive pro-slavery wing of the party, opposed to both the anti-slavery Republicans (GOP) and the more liberal Northern Democrats.

Eventually "Redemption" was finalized in the Compromise of 1877 and the Redeemers gained control throughout the South. As the New Deal began to move Democrats as a whole to the left (at least economically), Southern Democrats largely stayed as conservative as they had always been, with some even breaking off to form farther right-wing splinters like the Dixiecrats. After the Civil Rights Movement successfully challenged the Jim Crow laws and other forms of institutionalized racism, and after the Democrats as a whole came to symbolize the mainstream left of the United States, the form, if not the content, of Southern Democratic politics began to change.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Democra...

"Southern Democrats largely stayed as conservative as they had always been"

at most any college in America, Political Science 101.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#870566 Mar 8, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Here's Carol with her revisionist views of history again.
Carol hides her ugly racism behind lies.
The simple answer for which Party represents minorities best, look at exit polls.
Democrats won in every ethnic group, balcks and hispanics by huge majorities. Asians, too.
But Carol loves to peddle her juvenile bullshit.
Fact is, the parties switched, led by Texan LBJ.
Most of the bigots in the south switched to Republiclown after the Civil Rights era.
Including Ronald Reagan, Strom Thurmond, Jesse Helms, etc.
But carry on with your nonsense. Maybe it will help Rmoney win!!
HAHAHAHA
<quoted text>
Oh, there you are idiot.

Back up your lie ablout me posting as Dem Idiot.

Easy for a genius like you (Baawwaahhh!!))

Show us a link or IP address where one can use a proxy from Lakeland, FL.

Simple. They you will have an ounce of credibility, you paranoid moron.

Later, weasel.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870567 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is what a group in PA that is pushing single payer has online.
http://www.healthcare4allpa.org/documents/Sin...
They look at the savings for both corporations & individuals & suggest a funding plan.
Flacktard should perhaps STFU & look up stuff & become better informed.
There are other sites pushing for this that have estimates & methods as well as the nay sayers.
Basically, single payer ends the insurance company overhead costs& profits & uses bulk purchasing power.
Currently it costs $18K a year for health insurance (paid by my company) for the two of us plus out of pocket expenses (paid by me).
If our income was $100K, according to the link in PA, my company would pay $10K & I would pay $3K.(Corp wage tax of 10% & Individual wage tax of 3%). That far less that the $20K that is spend now.
Perhaps if you flacktards would so some research instead of running screaming through the streets flailing your arms about, you would discover single payer actually would work much more cost effectively than what we do now.
The Myths of Single-Payer Health Care
By David Hogberg

A single-payer health care system is one in which a single-entity -- the government -- collects almost all of the revenue for and pays almost all of the bills for the health care system. In most single-payer systems only a small percentage of health care expenses are paid for with private funds. Countries that have a single-payer system include Australia, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Single-payer is popular among the political left in the United States. Leftists have emitted tons of propaganda in favor of a single-payer system, much of which has fossilized into myth.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#870568 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Carol, for the umpteenth time.
Look at the vote for the Civil Rights At of 1964.
You will find that Republicans & Democrats outside the Southern Block voted yes & Republicans & Democrats from the Southen Block voted no.
It was regional.
If it was party, then why didn't the Democrats outside the South vote against it.
Carol's been stuck on that piece of stupidity for several years now.

She oscillates between calling blacks stupid for not voting Republiclown to these stupid claims that blacks have been fooled by the Democrats.

Yet she doesn't see the ugly racism and bigotry in her words!!

She's that stupid!!
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#870569 Mar 8, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The Democrat Party of 2013 is a Fascist party, not a liberal party.
How true!
Nuculur octopussy

Pompano Beach, FL

#870570 Mar 8, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Here's Carol with her revisionist views of history again.
Carol hides her ugly racism behind lies.
The simple answer for which Party represents minorities best, look at exit polls.
Democrats won in every ethnic group, balcks and hispanics by huge majorities. Asians, too.
But Carol loves to peddle her juvenile bullshit.
Fact is, the parties switched, led by Texan LBJ.
Most of the bigots in the south switched to Republiclown after the Civil Rights era.
Including Ronald Reagan, Strom Thurmond, Jesse Helms, etc.
But carry on with your nonsense. Maybe it will help Rmoney win!!
HAHAHAHA
<quoted text>
Here's Nuculur option with her revisionist views of history again. But carry on with your nonsense. Maybe it will help the incompetent Obama win a third illegal term.!!
HAHAHAHA
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870572 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is what a group in PA that is pushing single payer has online.
http://www.healthcare4allpa.org/documents/Sin...
They look at the savings for both corporations & individuals & suggest a funding plan.
Flacktard should perhaps STFU & look up stuff & become better informed.
There are other sites pushing for this that have estimates & methods as well as the nay sayers.
Basically, single payer ends the insurance company overhead costs& profits & uses bulk purchasing power.
Currently it costs $18K a year for health insurance (paid by my company) for the two of us plus out of pocket expenses (paid by me).
If our income was $100K, according to the link in PA, my company would pay $10K & I would pay $3K.(Corp wage tax of 10% & Individual wage tax of 3%). That far less that the $20K that is spend now.
Perhaps if you flacktards would so some research instead of running screaming through the streets flailing your arms about, you would discover single payer actually would work much more cost effectively than what we do now.
The cost reductions predicted by this group are a joke.

Costs will increase by more than the projected reduction because of all the added moochers who are not employed and will pay nothing.
Nuculur octopussy

Pompano Beach, FL

#870573 Mar 8, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Again, you lie.
Obnama just asked Boehner to close loopholes, and Boehner refused, saying Obama got all the tax increases he will get.
So where you getting this bullshit from?
The House refuses to close loopholes that most Americans support closing. Especially perks for the wealthy and Corporations.
But your Republiclown heroes want to cut YOUR benefits, just when your failing health needs them most, eh smokey??
Never seen someons as dumb as yourself, willing to cut her own throat so you can support multi millionaires!!
No cure for your kind of dumb.
<quoted text>
Again, you lie. No cure for your kind of dumb. LOL
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870574 Mar 8, 2013
SINGLE PAYER MYTH NO. 1: Everyone has access to health care a single-payer system.

Everyone in a single-payer system has health insurance, not necessarily health CARE.

While the government in a single-payer system will pay for everyone's health care, it limits the access to health care. In a single-payer system, citizens often believe that "the government" is paying for their health care. When people perceive that someone else is paying for something, they tend to over-use it. In a single-payer health care system, people over-use health care. This puts strain on government health care budgets, and to contain costs governments must ration care.

Governments in a single-payer system ration care using waiting lists for surgery and diagnostic procedures and by canceling surgeries. As the Canadian Supreme Court said upon ruling unconstitutional a Quebec law that banned private health care, "ACCESS TO A WAITING LIST IS NOT ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870575 Mar 8, 2013
shovelhead72 wrote:
<quoted text>So is Shovel. Now what?
Let them fail if they screw up.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#870576 Mar 8, 2013
SINGLE PAYER MYTH NO. 2: Claims of rationing are exaggerated.

Jonathan Cohn, author of Sick, wrote that the "stories about [rationing in] Canada are wildly exaggerated." Yet advocates of single-payer never say what they mean by "exaggerated."

The fact is that people often suffering great pain and anxiety while they spend months on a waiting list for surgery. Others spend months waiting for a surgery, only to have it cancelled, after which they will spend even more time waiting for another surgery. Sometimes people even die while on the waiting list.

Media in foreign nations are full of stories about people suffer while on a waiting list. In Canada, Diane Gorsuch twice had heart surgery cancelled; she suffered a fatal heart attack before her third surgery. In Great Britain, Mavis Skeet had her cancer surgery cancelled four times before her cancer was determined to have become inoperable. In Australia, eight-year-old Kyle Inglis has lost 50 percent of his hearing while waiting nearly 11 months for an operation to remove a tumor in his ear. Kyle is one of over 1,000 children waiting over 600 days for ear, nose and throat surgery in Warnbro, a suburb in Western Australia.

These are not mere anecdotes. Much academic literature has examined the impact of waiting lists on health. A study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that 50 people died while on a wait list for cardiac catheterization in Ontario.

A study of Swedish patients on a wait list for heart surgery found that the "risk of death increases significantly with waiting time." In a 2000 article in the journal Clinical Oncology, British researchers studying 29 lung cancer patients waiting for treatment further found that about 20 percent "of potentially curable patients became incurable on the waiting list."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870577 Mar 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Where does the US rank on the VAT tax?
Is that what you advocate?
Jimmy

Hamden, CT

#870578 Mar 8, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Apparently, quite a few other liberals were upset their fellow liberals didn't join this fight.
But the Democratic Party is no longer about principle. It's about power at any cost, ideology over rationality and demonizing before applying any measure of common sense.
"I didn't leave the Democratic Party. It left me."
Ronald Reagan
Hopefully, at least moderate democrats are starting to think the same thing.
I cound't agree more with you Carol. It's ironic you use this as an example. I left the Democrat Party too when Bill Clinto was president! I did it for the very same reason. There is nothing left in that party appealing. Just a bunch of lying, crazy, frustrated and angry anti-American misfits.

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