Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1707763 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: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1003454 Oct 14, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Here's the proof, from Breitbart, no less.
LOL!..."proof" of what, you paranoid blowhard?

*Sampled "97 Republicans who had chosen to leave the party in recent years"

*"affiliation with a new community"--primarily the Tea Party, Sorock says, which offers the kind of "camaraderie" that the GOP itself no longer provides

Nothing in the post proved "millions of republicans are cancelling the membership"...in fact it stated many have joined the Tea Party which is fine by me. Yup, fine by me.

Thanks for the insight!

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#1003455 Oct 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
go piss on someone else leg, I don't give a sht what you think.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

You're like a cheap wind up toy!!

Wind you up and you run around in circles until the spring breaks!!

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Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1003456 Oct 14, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
In the dead of night before the shutdown, the Republicans forced through a rule change, one which effectively handed over control of the government over to one man, Eric Cantor. You see, under the rules of the house, the members of the house had the ability to put the Senate resolution to a vote in the house. Here is the rule, as written:
When the stage of disagreement has been reached on a bill or resolution with House or Senate amendments, a motion to dispose of any amendment shall be privileged.
New Rules, New Leader In Congress.
However, the rule change pushed through in the dead of night without any oversight or debate instead put the authority to proceed into the hands of the majority leader in the house, Eric Cantor. This is the same Eric Cantor who is known for having gutted anti-corruption and bribery legislation. And now, he runs the show. Even House Speaker John Boehner can not bring it up to a vote.
it happens all the time, get over yourself

"The spirit of bipartisan cooperation didnít survive the first day of the 111th Congress as House Democrats pushed through a package of rule changes Tuesday that the furious Republican minority said trampled their traditional rights to affect legislation"

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#1003457 Oct 14, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
Anecdote!
Where is you link?
I foolowed wingnut protocol. I didn't include a link, just like you don't.

But if you can do a search on your own, Mohammed, youll find it.

Hell, even Gunner posted the same list with his link!! Go look at the American Stinker, Mohammed!!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#1003458 Oct 14, 2013
Lunch time over.

Got to make the money so Carol gets her SS payment.

Later.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1003459 Oct 14, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>As usual, you need to work on your definition of terms. SSI is not considered welfare in the rating you use, and it was centered on the amount of extended benefits being paid to the unemployed after Bush's Depression. People like Batty Loo, who've only worked part-time at best, withdrew personal pension funds and spent them (if she is to be believed) is now "retiring" at sixty-two to live the rest of her useless existence on funds she hasn't put in. That's those T-P "Morans" in a nutshell: out there with their misspelled signs demanding that Obammy keep government out of their Medicare. lol
States receiving the most federal funding per tax dollar paid:
1. New Mexico:$2.63
2. West Virginia:$2.57
3. Mississippi:$2.47
4. District of Colombia:$2.41
5. Hawaii:$2.38
6. Alabama:$2.03
7. Alaska:$1.93
8. Montana:$1.92
9. South Carolina:$1.92
10. Maine:$1.78
Putting a Shrimp on a treadmills and nutsack washing is expensive!

"...NIH of $31.331 billion, an increase of $471 million (1.5 percent) over the FY 2012 program level of $30.860 billion."

https://www.aamc.org/advocacy/washhigh/highli...

Since: Sep 10

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#1003460 Oct 14, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
I'm surprised Nobraina/Galt didn't pick this one up, seeing as how he's pretending to be in CA these days
""In Virginia, government shutdown already hurting a GOP candidate
Just weeks fro
m an election for governor, Republican Ken Cuccinelli has seen his poll numbers tumble since federal agencies were closed.
""ICHMOND, Va.ó Ken Cuccinelli is running for governor, not Congress, but the Virginia Republican is struggling to dodge the political fallout from Capitol Hill.
His campaign in this crucial battleground state is in danger of becoming the first political casualty of the federal government shutdown, which Americans largely blame on Republicans.
With the election just weeks away, Cuccinelli's poll numbers have tumbled since federal agencies were closed Oct. 1. The conservative state attorney general was already lagging, but he went from within striking distance of a vulnerable Democrat to trailing by 8 to 10 percentage points in three independent polls.
As the candidate, a tea party favorite, seeks to distance himself from fellow activists in Congress, national Republican leaders are worried that a key office they expected to hold in a closely watched election is slipping away.""
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Thank you, Ted CommieCruz!!
Forgot the LA Times link!!

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-virginia-...

Later!!

“Constitutionalis t”

Level 1

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003461 Oct 14, 2013
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
The Democrats plan to train people for technical jobs is to fund education. Republican plan is to take money from education, give tax breaks for the wealthy, start a war to protect oil profits and send young Americans off to be killed so that they don't need jobs.
Really.
How long have the Democrats been funding education?
Why is it just now the plan is to actually educate people with this funding?

And, related, what makes you think more money will educate people? We already have the most expensive education system in the world that produces the most ignorant workforce in the industrialized world.
Obviously, more money isn't the answer.
Since more money obviously isn't the answer, what is the Democrat plan to educate people? Do the Democrats have a plan to get educational performance back to where it was before the so-called "progressives" led it on a 40+ year decline without a single year of improvement?

To tell the truth, the only thing Democrats have done with education is destroy what was previously the finest education system in the world, and replace it with the most expensive education system in the world that generates the most ignorant workforce in the industrialized world.

The only help Democrats could give to education is stay away from it.
Get rid of the Department of Education. Send that money directly to the states.

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Since: Sep 08

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#1003462 Oct 14, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
No....
Obama built everything...
And he is to blame!!!!!!
He gave us Insurance!!!!
He invented flatulence!
I love logic!
Who is to blame for the USPS being billions in the red?
"The United States Postal Service has run up $4 billion in losses so far this year..."
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dougbandow/2013/0...
You do realize that the USPS is an INDEPENDENT agency don't you? If you want to blame anything...blame electronic messaging.

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Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1003463 Oct 14, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Really? I'm sure there's black trash, Oriental trash, Hispanic trash, Native American trash, etc., as well. It's just the white trash tends to think they're better than other trash just because they're white.
"White trash is a derogatory American English term referring to poor white people, especially in the rural South of the US, suggesting lower social class and degraded standards"

fckn racist.

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Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1003464 Oct 14, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>I'm not only a Republican but a supervoter who actually does occasionally receive polling calls.
There are far more Repubs like me than there are of your loudmouth lying ilk.
Scumbag troll pos.
I just registered as a Democrat. Not really, but anyone can register as either party, its what you think that makes the difference. Go troll that, you democRAT.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1003465 Oct 14, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs was extremely critical Monday of the rollout for the Affordable Care Act, saying that the glitches and delays that have beset the health exchange website should cost some officials their jobs.
Gibbs suggested during an apperance on MSNBC that the Obama administration is lucky that the public's attention has been largely consumed with the government shutdown.
"Can you imagine if we weren't obsessed with the shutdown what would be going on on health care?" Gibbs, now an MSNBC analyst, said. "In fact, Republicans probably would be a lot closer to their goal had they not done that."
"This is excruciatingly embarrassing for the White House and for the Department of Health and Human Services. This was bungled badly," he continued. "This was not a server problem, just too many people came to the website. This is a website architecture problem. I think it's excruciatingly embarrassing. It's not fatal because there are still many weeks and days to go before the enrollment period closes at the end of March."
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/former-...
"a website architecture problem"
so who hired CGI? fire the idiot.
though Indiana didn't fire the guy who hired the company(Xerox. SNAP, TANF, ect...) that got thrown out of Texas and Indiana for incompetence. the GOP just moved him up the ladder.
Whoever decided to have the Medicare and Medicaid agency design the coordination of various agency websites should be top of the list as that is where the errors are located-missing pages, failure to pass information and data base connections.

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1003466 Oct 14, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That's some real funny chit babe.
Only you would think a president sticking a cigar in a young woman's vagina in the Oval Office - a Congressman sending pictures of his "weiner" on his iPhone - and a former presidential candidate using campaign funds to support his mistress and lovechild when his wife was dying of cancer - is "funny chit".

How sad that you do.

Just don't talk about them respecting women just because they don't care if women kill their unborn.

That'd be even more sad.

“Constitutionalis t”

Level 1

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1003467 Oct 14, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
The only thing we "hate" is the ideology held by those in power who have a goal of total control by dividing and conquering.
Why would anyone love or embrace that kind of ideology?
Especially here in America?
An educated population would recognize the Democrats as medieval Machiavellian. Democrats don't even know who Machiavelli is, or what his significance is to governmental philosophy. They are so ignorant they don't know what they promote is right out of Machiavelli's letters that were collected and comprise what is known as "The Prince".
What the Democrats are doing is what Machiavelli described as the "first princedom", the initial organization of a totalitarian governmental structure over newly acquired peasantry.
At the time of the founding fathers, these clowns would have been recognized immediately and laughed out of the room. That is the difference between the education level of the people who founded this country, and the people who are running it today. These clowns today would be the laughingstock in a room with any group of educated people 250 years ago.
That is probably why the United States is the laughing stock of the world today. The world today isn't as ignorant as the Democrats need them to be.... neither was the American population 50 years ago, so they fixed that. Look at us today.

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Since: Aug 11

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#1003468 Oct 14, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>As usual, you need to work on your definition of terms. SSI is not considered welfare in the rating you use, and it was centered on the amount of extended benefits being paid to the unemployed after Bush's Depression. People like Batty Loo, who've only worked part-time at best, withdrew personal pension funds and spent them (if she is to be believed) is now "retiring" at sixty-two to live the rest of her useless existence on funds she hasn't put in. That's those T-P "Morans" in a nutshell: out there with their misspelled signs demanding that Obammy keep government out of their Medicare. lol
States receiving the most federal funding per tax dollar paid:
1. New Mexico:$2.63
2. West Virginia:$2.57
3. Mississippi:$2.47
4. District of Colombia:$2.41
5. Hawaii:$2.38
6. Alabama:$2.03
7. Alaska:$1.93
8. Montana:$1.92
9. South Carolina:$1.92
10. Maine:$1.78
Social Security is Welfare

April 16, 2012 by Don Watkins

http://capitalism.aynrand.org/social-security...

The Origins of Entitlement

By Robert Samuelson - April 9, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Would Franklin Roosevelt approve of Social Security? The question seems absurd. After all, Social Security is considered the New Deal's signature achievement. It distributes nearly $800 billion a year to 56 million retirees, survivors and disabled beneficiaries. On average, retired workers and spouses receive $1,839 dollars a month -- money vital to the well-being of millions. Roosevelt would surely be proud of this, and yet he might also have reservations. Social Security has evolved into something he never intended and actively opposed.

It has become what was then called "the dole" and is now known as "welfare." This forgotten history clarifies why America's budget problems are so intractable.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/201...

By Robert J. Samuelson

Monday, March 7, 2011

Why Social Security is welfare

We don't call Social Security "welfare" because it's a pejorative term, and politicians don't want to offend. So their rhetoric classifies Social Security as something else when it isn't. Here is how I define a welfare program: First, it taxes one group to support another group, meaning it's pay-as-you-go and not a contributory scheme where people's own savings pay their later benefits. And second, Congress can constantly alter benefits, reflecting changing needs, economic conditions and politics. Social Security qualifies on both counts.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/...
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#1003469 Oct 14, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL!..."proof" of what, you paranoid blowhard?
*Sampled "97 Republicans who had chosen to leave the party in recent years"
*"affiliation with a new community"--primarily the Tea Party, Sorock says, which offers the kind of "camaraderie" that the GOP itself no longer provides
Nothing in the post proved "millions of republicans are cancelling the membership"...in fact it stated many have joined the Tea Party which is fine by me. Yup, fine by me.
Thanks for the insight!
It's a large country fkface and plenty of Repubs have resigned. Someone right here on this very thread recently put up some numbers from Maryland that I thought were bogus until I checked. The Republican party is shrinking due to death (a given) but more importantly that young folks can't deal with the obstinate, lying, racist bastards who have taken over the party.

Millions was probably on the conservative side by the way.

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Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1003470 Oct 14, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Only you would think a president sticking a cigar in a young woman's vagina in the Oval Office - a Congressman sending pictures of his "weiner" on his iPhone - and a former presidential candidate using campaign funds to support his mistress and lovechild when his wife was dying of cancer - is "funny chit".
How sad that you do.
Just don't talk about them respecting women just because they don't care if women kill their unborn.
That'd be even more sad.
keep in mind that realtime starts drinking before 10am.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#1003471 Oct 14, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
it happens all the time, get over yourself
"The spirit of bipartisan cooperation didnít survive the first day of the 111th Congress as House Democrats pushed through a package of rule changes Tuesday that the furious Republican minority said trampled their traditional rights to affect legislation"
Every new session opens the floor to new parliamentary rules. Both parties use it to their advantage.

Level 5

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1003472 Oct 14, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>How many times must I point out the fact that, your party wouldn't even exist if it weren't for democrat blue states, paying for republican red states. Your entire political base is full of welfare states! So what are you saying, should the democrats stop paying for you ungrateful bastards?
Since this is the second post like this, it's time someone set some of you straight.

"The income of those living in red states has climbed 4.6% since the recession began in December 2007, a USA TODAY analysis of total increases found. The average income of those living in blue states and swing states saw a much slower increase. The personal income of blue states has increased 0.5%, while in the swing states, income increased 1.4%."

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/st...

Might as well be me.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#1003473 Oct 14, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Well I'm not a republican but I have an answer. Get rid of most of these taxes, cut the size of government till you don't have to borrow money to run it, and then cut it some more. Teach the people, all people, to be self reliant and not depend on government. Why do you libtards think the government is the only answer. My guess is 98% of the people of this country could take care of themselves if the government got out of the way. The first move would be get rid of the income tax, medicare tax, SSI tax. But NOOOOOO we can't have people not needing the federal government. Your democrat's tax and spend policies are what is wrong with this country.
So you would have a nation that is a Repub dreamland? No government and no taxes. There are nations like that. They are referred to as 3rd world countries. How is it that America built all the infrastructure in the 1950s and 1960s when the tax rate on the top was 3 times higher than it is now? How was it that a middle class was formed in America if the top had no money because of taxes? Trickle Down Economics destroyed the middle class.

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