Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1278220 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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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#907631 May 20, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you know, the first time i heard that was January, 2009. still waiting.
Love it. His poll number have been dropping like a stone since then. lol

Level 1

Since: May 13

Miami, FL

#907632 May 20, 2013
subject Obama a 3rd term.
thethirdrail

Don't laugh---there are several ways this horrible
event can happen:
one--after the 2014 elections Obama supporters can
file a brief with the Supreme Court on the grounds
that the Supreme Court has already ruled(remember
the contract with America)that term limits for
members of Congress are unconstitutional and that
this ruling should be applied to the Pres.
two--If Obama gets control of both houses and the
Supreme Court-He can push through a constitutional
amendment to run again.Remember how Obamacare was
rammed down our throats.
Bswerdloff
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907633 May 20, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Unions are not 501(c)(3) like churches for which there are political restrictions upon things they can do (like supporting or donating to candidates, or even comparing candidates.) Unions are under 501(c)(5) which does not include any of the same restrictions. Both are non-profits, and unions have a number of functions that are entirely apolitical.
Unions are very political.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907634 May 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, this is rich.
Your hypocrisy? I know. It is, isn't it?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907635 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>I love how you left out this part - According to the survey, which was conducted Friday and Saturday, 53% of Americans say they approve of the job the president is doing, with 45% saying they disapprove. The president's approval rating was at 51% in CNN's last poll, which was conducted in early April.
Super smackdown Homer.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907636 May 20, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Yes, the Obama administration has been shutting up opponents at a breakneck pace. That's why you don't see any opponents. They're all squelched. Barack Obama personally goes out to all the individual government offices and says, "Hi there, can you make life slightly more irritating for some random guy in Texas who doesn't like me? I'm thinking maybe have him fill out an extra form or something. Yeah. Yeah, that'll do it. Take that, you tea party bastard."
Yes, these bozos in the branch office shouldn't have done it. That's why the IRS made them stop, and had an investigation, and apologized, and why heads are probably going to roll and then some. On the other hand, it's not exactly hard to see why any person of average human intelligence would note that there have been a metric bucketload of organizations cropping up these last few years with oddly partisan names like "Tea Party Wankers" or "Anti-Tax Patriots for Electing Republicans On The Sly" and claiming to be tax-exempt, nonpartisan organizations and think to themselves that there were likely to be a considerable number of scammers mixed in with that lot. Mind you, Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS is one of these 501c4 outfits that gets somehow deemed sufficiently unpolitical, making the whole category into something of a scammer's paradise from the get-go; again, thoughóbad IRS bureaucrats. Bad.
Still, I find it difficult to get too worked up with world-shattering apoplectic outrage over it, which makes me a bad person, or possibly (even worse!) just not a conspiracy theorist. That's the problem; from McConnell down to the Kings and Gohmerts and Stockmans, all of conservatism has devolved into one big conspiracy theory. It's Breitbartism, all the way down. It's writ right into the movement now, and defined as synonymous with patriotism. You can go from Agenda 21 to ACORN to United Nations gun-grabbers to the powerful solar panel lobby to Benghazi all in one sweeping step; what the precise conspiracy is supposed to be or whether there is f--k-all worth of evidence to support your pet theory is unimportant; it's all about the theater, the very important and very politically motivated and very career-enhancing performance art of presuming everything to be connected to everything. Some IRS officers in a branch office screwed up? For real? Good GodóDarrell Issa was probably rendered near-unconscious on his office floor when he heard it, breathing into a paper bag and waving off staffers asking him whether they should call for an ambulance.
Yes, yes, I should be more outraged. Sorry. I already have outrage fatigue, and I've had it for 10 years.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/19/1208...
Daily Kos? The political Progressive site?

Hormer was just paranoid about something originating from a political site and then you post this.

Use credible sources
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907637 May 20, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Put down that "cup of bitterness and hatred", Lily.
MLK would be begging you. I'm begging you too.
Get lost, you didn't know Martin Luther King, nor do you know what he would be thinking posthumously. You're sickening.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907638 May 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
lily wanted to bang Justin Beiber when he was 11 and still in training to become a Fireman.
This is your true confession.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#907639 May 20, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Lady, you're full of shit & it's seeping through your pores! You don't, you can't overthrow this administration. IT'S UNAMERICAN! You will do what we had to do for 8yrs as Bush demolished this country, wait on the next election & pray you find a conservative qualified enough to take out Hillary. Fat chance! I will continue to do what the average American does when you bring up these b/s scandals, deflect everything back to the master of disaster, George W. Bush! Democrats can run on that for the next 4 elections & no matter how much you ignore it, you can't deny it!
yeah, wasn't Bush awful? and to think those are already the good old days. obama and his lack of leadership are ruining this country. unless you can tell me one thing that has improved since he took office. besides his golf game that is.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#907640 May 20, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Let me see, the post Carol responded to contained a link. In the link it says Turner Broadcast and CNN. None of the sites you paranoia mentioned.
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2013/images/05/1...
Do a google search all the rightwing sites have latched onto this poll. Apparently CNN is now the stand bearer for polls lol. It's funny how they all omit the fact that Obaam's numbers have gone up in this same poll. Besides you all hate CNN, you hypcrites kill me.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907641 May 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, maybe Pete's on to something. We've all been smelling a fish in the Magic Negro's administration during his reign.....
So, you're one of his fans?

Quel surpris.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Level 4

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#907642 May 20, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Wall Street Journal: Obama's Counsel Was Told of IRS Audit Findings Weeks Ago.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788...
A 5-year-old could connect the dots.
Why would Obama's counsel deliberately keep him out of the loop?
The buck stops at President Barack Hussein Obama.
And all this combined means that the Boy Messiah is once again lying.

"I read it in the newspaper like you did" is getting old real fast.

The only time the Magic Negro pulls his finger out of his butt is to check the wind direction.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#907643 May 20, 2013
thethirdrail wrote:
subject Obama a 3rd term.
thethirdrail
Don't laugh---there are several ways this horrible
event can happen:
one--after the 2014 elections Obama supporters can
file a brief with the Supreme Court on the grounds
that the Supreme Court has already ruled(remember
the contract with America)that term limits for
members of Congress are unconstitutional and that
this ruling should be applied to the Pres.
two--If Obama gets control of both houses and the
Supreme Court-He can push through a constitutional
amendment to run again.Remember how Obamacare was
rammed down our throats.
Bswerdloff
They are coming out of the woodwork today. This should scare your fellow rightwingers, I say run with it.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#907644 May 20, 2013
Torrential rain, thunder and lightening in South Florida : (

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907645 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Show me something besides partisan politics aka a witch hunt, false accusations, hyberbole and rightwing hysteria...
I did. Post #907319.

Did you go back and see it? A CBS article?

There was also a New York Times article I posted just a page or two later...maybe 3 or 4.

You'll have to go back and look for it.

Since when did the liberal media become partisan politics and go on "witch hunts"?

Level 4

Since: Jun 08

Louisville, KY

#907646 May 20, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> You do realize that your assertion of pedophiles is false & aimed at the wrong party. Believe what thou wilt, doth the same! Nothing will become of any of the"scandals"the right is pushing so hard for. You can only block Obama's ideology until mid term elections. Then your asses will be booted into purgatory, where your voices will really be irrelevant. No amount of"scandals,"rumors, or lies will change that fact!
NAMBLA is a Democrat supported group. You did know that, right?

In the mid term elections the House and Senate will be even more Republican, even the gerrymandered Democrat districts like Louisville will go red.

Level 2

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#907647 May 20, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes they are there to serve the President.
"silly"
The marines are there as guards. Not as personal servants of the president.
Peace
KMA
Whatever

Gering, NE

#907648 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Ok, let me know when you can pin it to Obama. This kind of crap has gone on all the time under every administration.
Not really, Homer.

Nixon wanted the IRS to harass his enemies, but it never happened.
Obama's IRS did harass his political enemies and it is documented.

The DOJ harassing of reporters is unprecedented.

Obama is just collateral damage at this point. The Progressive mindset that drug us all into the mud is to me the real target.

I want everyone to KNOW that this mindset has been out there in full view where Obama's enemies were targeted for harassment.

I want discredited the whole Progressive establishment that creates and promotes such outrageous behavior.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#907649 May 20, 2013
I can't look my old liberal friends in the eye after Benghazi. Most partisan disagreements are forgivable, and I try hard not to lose dear friends over politics. Benghazi is different. Benghazi isn't political for me. Benghazi is about Americans fighting jihadis for their lives and BEING ABANDONED TO DIE BY POLITICIANS.

Watergate took a President for oh so much less. and we know that if such a situation occured today while Obama is president, his lapdog media enablers would sweep it under the rug.

But Benghazi-- It is about Obama and Clinton calculating what the headlines would look like if they tried to save them or if they did nothing. They chose nothing, and they almost got away with it.

David Gelernter points out on Powerlineblog.com that,

It was the radically partisan Edward Kennedy who proposed that a senate select committee investigate Watergate-but in February 1973, the Senate voted unanimously to create that committee. Republican Senator Howard Baker was vice chairman, and asked the key question: "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

Which Democratic senator will ask that question today...?

ANSWER: NONE

So how do I look my friends in the eye?

This is the question that haunts me. Do Democrats - not the party leaders, not mainstream journalists whose job depends on Democratic Party loyalty - would ordinary, real people, all those regular Democrat voters - would they care if they did pay attention?

That is the heart of my curiosity. Because I care so viscerally about Americans serving our country being betrayed for political gain.

There's something truly awful about Obama and Hillary sacrificing men's lives because attempting to protect them would be inconvenient to his election campaign, to her political ambition.

Surely ordinary Democrats understand that underlings don't decide to withhold military or emergency assistance to 34 Americans under attack from jihadis on 9/11?

I'd like to understand. Do Democrat voters truly think these actions by a President and Secretary of State are not important? I know we are different on many questions of war and peace and diplomacy. But this is a small, human story.

A handful of men, attacked by Islamists, fighting for their lives, ABANDONED for election politics. We don't do that in America and pretend it's okay, do we?

OR,as the libots here have posted, its made up BS.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#907650 May 20, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>A link to a PDF? Did CNN pull the poll down? No mention of this poll on CNN. It's funny how you can only find this poll on rightwing blogs/sites and World Net Daily.
Gee, Homer. Don't you look at any posts on here?

I posted the CNN website and even quoted the article and the poll results. The majority support the GOP's handling of the scandals.

Now you have to go back and look for that one too.

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