Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1640666 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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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#996953 Oct 7, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Only on the late night Fox program called Red Eye.
Doesn't take an expert to know the difference between satire and serious news commentating.
i know that if you can't see that FOX infotainment is taken as satire by many more than the 2.5 million that are taken in every night by it's non-serious news commentary, than you don't even know that if you want the real story behind FOX myths....just watch the Daily Show.

satire debunking satire. that's where FOX News is at; no one takes it seriously.

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996954 Oct 7, 2013
Here's what a default might look like.

http://news.msn.com/us/what-would-a-us-govern...

Wonder when and if Democrats will ever start slashing the massive waste, fraud and duplication?

And put the country over, perhaps, losing a few votes?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#996955 Oct 7, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
We know what the Republicans and Democrats can't agree on. Let's find something they can agree on.
How about funding the Veterans Administration and servicing veterans?
Nope. Democrats don't like that.
How about funding the National Parks and letting the people use them?
Nope. The Democrats don't like that.
If you want to see a list of everything the Democrats are against, just look at the pile of legislation stacked up on Harry Reid's desk that he won't allow to the Senate floor for a vote.
The Democrats are holding the government hostage and demanding ransom be paid to their Marxist welfare programs.
I guess we didn't finish that war against Marxist communism. Looks like we'll just have to start targetting Marxist communists again.
Communists are like roaches. You just can't kill all of them. They hide in every place they can find.
the GOP shut down the government. when are they going to fund all of the excuses you're making?

“Constitutionalis t”

Level 1

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#996956 Oct 7, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>That's 1 city, not a state. Blue states only have 1 state that received more money from the gov't than they put in. Now on the flip side of things, the statistics are nearly reversed when it comes to red states. So like I said, if it weren't for the blue states, you people would've died off a long long time ago!
How long have Democrat states been so stupid they put up with this and keep electing the people who are doing this?

Perhaps because investment in a red state gives a return, and investment in a blue state is money flushed down a toilet?
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#996957 Oct 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Peter King: GOP Is Responsible For The Government Shutdown
"We are the ones who did shut the government down," he later added. "Charles Krauthammer called it the suicide caucus. The Wall Street Journal said they were kamikazes. You don't take the dramatic step of shutting down the government unless you have a real strategy and it has a chance of working. It's never had a chance of working."
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/peter-k...
Sellou NY Congressman Peter King Threatened to Switch Parties January 2, 2013. You idiot. That worked well for Charlie Christ and Arlen Specter you idiot...

Pete Kings political career is over...

It's the culture..
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#996958 Oct 7, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Obamacare and saving the American Vagina!
ACA Makes man pay for maternity care costs in new insurance policy?
http://www.okcfox.com/story/23543490/letter-r...
As well as women who have no need for the service.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#996959 Oct 7, 2013
Liberal solutions...always cost someone...

"Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak, a critic of Obamacare, said the new policies being offered to individuals in the federal health insurance marketplace will cost 30 percent to 100 percent more than pre-Obamacare policies. He said small group insurance plans will be 10 percent to 25 percent higher."

http://oklahomawatch.org/2013/09/13/exclusive...

“Constitutionalis t”

Level 1

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#996960 Oct 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
the GOP shut down the government. when are they going to fund all of the excuses you're making?
The Democrats are holding the government hostage demanding money be paid to their Marxist welfare programs.

You didn't respond to the post again, dupe. Here it is for your convenient reference, in case you feel like putting content into your post at some point in time:

We know what the Republicans and Democrats can't agree on. Let's find something they can agree on.
How about funding the Veterans Administration and servicing veterans?
Nope. Democrats don't like that.
How about funding the National Parks and letting the people use them?
Nope. The Democrats don't like that.
If you want to see a list of everything the Democrats are against, just look at the pile of legislation stacked up on Harry Reid's desk that he won't allow to the Senate floor for a vote.
The Democrats are holding the government hostage and demanding ransom be paid to their Marxist welfare programs.
I guess we didn't finish that war against Marxist communism. Looks like we'll just have to start targetting Marxist communists again.
Communists are like roaches. You just can't kill all of them. They hide in every place they can find.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#996961 Oct 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
the GOP shut down the government. when are they going to fund all of the excuses you're making?
*rolls eyes*

So far the House has passed funding bills for WIC, NIH, PNS, Border Guards and other agencies.

Try to keep up with the news.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#996962 Oct 7, 2013
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
Have someone explain the contradiction in caring enough about what someone says to say you don't care what they say.
I know your head is spinning, I'm sorry.
If you understand the 3/5th's rule that applies to commie liberals you'll understand Patrick your need for affirmative action and your additional needs for more test score credits you idiot...

If it's ghetto, ignorant, and idiot.. It's illiterate, loser, and Palm Beach commie liberal..

The hazards of being an idiot demokRAT...

It's the culture...
WOW

New York, NY

#996963 Oct 7, 2013
Veteran New York Times Reporter:“This Is Most Closed, Control-Freak Administration I’ve Ever Covered”Seasoned CBS News Anchor:“Whenever I’m Asked What Is The Most Manipulative And Secretive Administration I’ve Covered, I Always Say It’s The One In Office Now”
American constitutional experts say that Obama is worse than Nixon.

The government has taken to protecting criminal wrongdoing by attacking whistleblowers … and any journalists who have the nerve to report on the beans spilled by the whistleblowers.(The government has also repealed long-standing laws against using propaganda against Americans on U.S. soil, and the government is manipulating social media – more proof here and here).

The Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined.

And it goes out of its way to smear whistleblowers, threaten reporters who discuss whistleblower information and harass honest analysts.

Journalism is not only being criminalized in America, but investigative reporting is actually treated liketerrorism.

The government admits that journalists could be targeted with counter-terrorism laws (and here). For example, after Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, journalist Naomi Wolf, Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and others sued the government to enjoin the NDAA’s allowance of the indefinite detention of Americans – the judge asked the government attorneys 5 times whether journalists like Hedges could be indefinitely detained simply for interviewing and then writing about bad guys. The government refused to promise that journalists like Hedges won’t be thrown in a dungeon for the rest of their lives without any right to talk to a judge

After the government’s spying on the Associated Press made it clear to everyone that the government is trying to put a chill journalism, the senior national-security correspondent for Newsweek tweeted:

Serious idea. Instead of calling it Obama’s war on whistleblowers, let’s just call it what it is: Obama’s war on journalism.

Moreover:

The Pentagon recently smeared USA Today reporters because they investigated illegal Pentagon propaganda
Reporters covering the Occupy protests were targeted for arrest
The Bush White House worked hard to smear CIA officers, bloggers and anyone else who criticized the Iraq war
In an effort to protect Bank of America from the threatened Wikileaks expose of the bank’s wrongdoing, the Department of Justice told Bank of America to a hire a specific hardball-playing law firm to assemble a team to take down WikiLeaks (and see this)
And the American government has been instrumental in locking up journalists in America (and here),Yemen and elsewhere for the crime of embarrassing the U.S. government.

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996964 Oct 7, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
We know what the Republicans and Democrats can't agree on. Let's find something they can agree on.
How about funding the Veterans Administration and servicing veterans?
Nope. Democrats don't like that.
How about funding the National Parks and letting the people use them?
Nope. The Democrats don't like that.
If you want to see a list of everything the Democrats are against, just look at the pile of legislation stacked up on Harry Reid's desk that he won't allow to the Senate floor for a vote.
The Democrats are holding the government hostage and demanding ransom be paid to their Marxist welfare programs.
I guess we didn't finish that war against Marxist communism. Looks like we'll just have to start targetting Marxist communists again.
Communists are like roaches. You just can't kill all of them. They hide in every place they can find.
It's like trying to stop a hemorrhage. The more people are made to suffer if Republicans are blamed, the more the Democrats want to bleed us out. It's all about winning to them, remember? Too bad if there are fatalities along the way. It's never their fault because, as Harry Reid once said, "We know what's best." Their goal is a one-party system. Because they know what's best.

The carnage can be cleaned up later as long as they're proclaimed "the winner".
WOW

New York, NY

#996965 Oct 7, 2013
Moreover, while the Obama administration is spying on everyone in the country – it is at the same time the most secretive administration ever (background). That’s despite Obama saying he’s running the most transparent administration ever.

The Washington Post reports:

With the passage of the Patriot Act after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a vast expansion of intelligence agencies and their powers, the aggressive exploitation of intrusive digital surveillance capabilities, the excessive classification of public documents and officials’ sophisticated control of the news media’s access to the workings of government, journalists who cover national security are facing vast and unprecedented challenges in their efforts to hold the government accountable to its citizens. They find that government officials are increasingly fearful of talking to them, and they worry that their communications with sources can be monitored at any time.So what are they doing? Many reporters covering national security and government policy in Washington these days are taking precautions to keep their sources from becoming casualties in the Obama administration’s war on leaks. They and their remaining government sources often avoid telephone conversations and e-mail exchanges, arranging furtive one-on-one meetings instead. A few news organizations have even set up separate computer networks and safe rooms for journalists trained in encryption and other ways to thwart surveillance.

“I worry now about calling somebody because the contact can be found out through a check of phone records or e-mails,” said veteran national security journalist R. Jeffrey Smith of the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit accountability news organization.“It leaves a digital trail that makes it easier for government to monitor those contacts.”

“We have to think more about when we use cellphones, when we use e-mail and when we need to meet sources in person,” said Michael Oreskes, senior managing editor of the Associated Press.“We need to be more and more aware that government can track our work without talking to our reporters, without letting us know.”

These concerns, expressed by numerous journalists I interviewed, are well-founded. Relying on the 1917 Espionage Act, which was rarely invoked before President Obama took office, this administration has secretly used the phone and e-mail records of government officials and reporters to identify and prosecute government sources for national security stories.

***

In addition to ongoing leak investigations, six government employees and two contractors, including fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden, have been prosecuted since 2009 under the Espionage Act for providing information to reporters about, among other subjects, the NSA’s communications surveillance, the CIA’s aggressive interrogation of terrorism suspects and, in the case of Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, diplomatic cables and Iraq and Afghanistan war documents.

***

The Obama administration has drawn a dubious distinction between whistleblowing that reveals bureaucratic waste or fraud, and leaks to the news media about unexamined secret government policies and activities; it punishes the latter as espionage.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#996966 Oct 7, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i know that if you can't see that FOX infotainment is taken as satire by many more than the 2.5 million that are taken in every night by it's non-serious news commentary, than you don't even know that if you want the real story behind FOX myths....just watch the Daily Show.
satire debunking satire. that's where FOX News is at; no one takes it seriously.
You are an extremely boring person.

You fail to know anything beyond your partisan charity websites-TMP, MMfA, Think Progress, MoveOn and OFA or the editorials they link to.

You are extremely ill informed.

How about making some use of the news media. Any news media so you won't look so ignorant when commenting.
WOW

New York, NY

#996967 Oct 7, 2013
“This is most closed, control-freak administration I’ve ever covered.”
EVIL
WOW

New York, NY

#996968 Oct 7, 2013
“Whenever I’m asked what is the most manipulative and secretive administration I’ve covered, I always say it’s the one in office now,” Bob Schieffer, CBS News anchor and chief Washington correspondent, told me.“Every administration learns from the previous administration. They become more secretive and put tighter clamps on information. This administration exercises more control than George W. Bush’s did, and his before that.”
WOW

New York, NY

#996969 Oct 7, 2013
World Bank Whistleblower Reveals How The Global Elite Rule The World
Karen Hudes is a graduate of Yale Law School and she worked in the legal department of the World Bank for more than 20 years. In fact, when she was fired for blowing the whistle on corruption inside the World Bank, she held the position of Senior Counsel.

She was in a unique position to see exactly how the global elite rule the world, and the information that she is now revealing to the public is absolutely stunning. According to Hudes, the elite use a very tight core of financial institutions and mega-corporations to dominate the planet.

The goal is control. They want all of us enslaved to debt, they want all of our governments enslaved to debt, and they want all of our politicians addicted to the huge financial contributions that they funnel into their campaigns. Since the elite also own all of the big media companies, the mainstream media never lets us in on the secret that there is something fundamentally wrong with the way that our system works.

Remember, this is not some “conspiracy theorist” that is saying these things. This is a Yale-educated attorney that worked inside the World Bank for more than two decades. The following summary of her credentials comes directly from her website…

Karen Hudes studied law at Yale Law School and economics at the University of Amsterdam. She worked in the US Export Import Bank of the US from 1980-1985 and in the Legal Department of the World Bank from 1986-2007. She established the Non Governmental Organization Committee of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association and the Committee on Multilateralism and the Accountability of International Organizations of the American Branch of the International Law Association.

Today, Hudes is trying very hard to expose the corrupt financial system that the global elite are using to control the wealth of the world. During an interview with the New American, she discussed how we are willingly allowing this group of elitists to totally dominate the resources of the planet…

A former insider at the World Bank, ex-Senior Counsel Karen Hudes, says the global financial system is dominated by a small group of corrupt, power-hungry figures centered around the privately owned U.S. Federal Reserve. The network has seized control of the media to cover up its crimes, too, she explained. In an interview with The New American, Hudes said that when she tried to blow the whistle on multiple problems at the World Bank, she was fired for her efforts. Now, along with a network of fellow whistleblowers, Hudes is determined to expose and end the corruption. And she is confident of success.

Citing an explosive 2011 Swiss study published in the PLOS ONE journal on the “network of global corporate control,” Hudes pointed out that a small group of entities — mostly financial institutions and especially central banks — exert a massive amount of influence over the international economy from behind the scenes.“What is really going on is that the world’s resources are being dominated by this group,” she explained, adding that the “corrupt power grabbers” have managed to dominate the media as well.“They’re being allowed to do it.”
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#996970 Oct 7, 2013
Journalism students, Idiot Liberal Comics...and then there is Jon Stewart...

"...CNN's Reliable Sources showed Sunday during an interview with a group of journalism students at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, these folks apart from Facebook and Twitter get their "news" from liberal sources such as the Associated Press, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and believe it or not Jon Stewart"
http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/20...
WOW

New York, NY

#996971 Oct 7, 2013
Previously, I have written about the Swiss study that Hudes mentioned. It was conducted by a team of researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. They studied the relationships between 37 million companies and investors worldwide, and what they discovered is that there is a “super-entity” of just 147 very tightly knit mega-corporations that controls 40 percent of the entire global economy…

When the team further untangled the web of ownership, it found much of it tracked back to a “super-entity” of 147 even more tightly knit companies – all of their ownership was held by other members of the super-entity – that controlled 40 per cent of the total wealth in the network.“In effect, less than 1 per cent of the companies were able to control 40 per cent of the entire network,” says Glattfelder. Most were financial institutions. The top 20 included Barclays Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and The Goldman Sachs Group.

But the global elite don’t just control these mega-corporations. According to Hudes, they also dominate the unelected, unaccountable organizations that control the finances of virtually every nation on the face of the planet. The World Bank, the IMF and central banks such as the Federal Reserve literally control the creation and the flow of money worldwide.

At the apex of this system is the Bank for International Settlements. It is the central bank of central banks, and posted below is a video where you can watch Hudes tell Greg Hunter of USAWatchdog.com the following…

“We don’t have to wait for anybody to fire the Fed or Bank for International Settlements ... some states have already started to recognize silver and gold, the precious metals, as currency”

It is easier to fall in love than to be EDUCATED MYSTIFIED
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#996972 Oct 7, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Sellou NY Congressman Peter King Threatened to Switch Parties January 2, 2013. You idiot. That worked well for Charlie Christ and Arlen Specter you idiot...
Pete Kings political career is over...
It's the culture..
King has survived his dumb assery before.

This time he thought the public would love Obamacare once they saw the exchanges.

Hmmm, not too happy over the high cost and high deductibles.

Now he is just being an ass for no other reason than being an ass.

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