Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1346249 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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Level 4

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1030239 Nov 25, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
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Right wing is scared of ACA !
No fear = No Brains.

You have no fear.
LCNLin

United States

#1030240 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Flack said he's convinced it's her! As if he knew her. What a couple of nutjobs..
photoshop ?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1030241 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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And Flack is experience the "rebirf of a birfer"
They stay up all night looking at what they are convinced are nude photos of the Presidents late mother. I hope those links are attached to a gay porn site with a virus. They deserve it
Hillary Clinton is, in fact, the original "birther".

It's the culture...
LCNLin

United States

#1030242 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The holidays bring it out in him!
the right wing is divided between "the born agains"
and
the libertarians, who find the fetus disposable.

May patch things up on thread but not in the party?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1030243 Nov 25, 2013
But every single liberal on here will vote for Hillary Clinton and still call the rest of us the "birthers".

It's the culture...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1030244 Nov 25, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
photoshop ?
They'll stop at nothing in their quest to besmirch the President of the United States.
LCNLin

United States

#1030245 Nov 25, 2013
WASHINGTON -- In a time where not much seems to be going as planned in the Affordable Care Act's rollout, it's no surprise that Medicaid enrollment is going as expected and sign-ups outnumber those for private coverage by nearly 4-to-1, experts said Friday.

For one thing, states that have expanded their Medicaid programs are also the same ones doing aggressive outreach, as they generally support the act and its coverage expansions, said Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors.

Furthermore, states have had an easier time enrolling those eligible for Medicaid than they have enrolling people in private health coverage, even when the latter is subsidized, Salo said here at an Alliance for Health Reform briefing on initial results for enrollment in the ACA's exchanges, or marketplaces.

"You know who these people are. You know where they live. You know what their income is. You know they're OK getting government benefits," Salo said. "When you reach out to them and say,'Hey, we've got something we think you might be interested in -- Medicaid,' it's not a surprise they come back in pretty large numbers and say 'Yes, we are interested.' "

Right wing trolls
on topix are
among those signing for Medicaid....
Naah

Palm Coast, FL

#1030246 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
They'll stop at nothing in their quest to besmirch the President of the United States.
But he's so deserving of it; have another drink!

“Often imitated”

Level 6

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1030247 Nov 25, 2013
More good news

"Only four out of 10 Americans believe President Barack Obama can manage the federal government effectively, according to a new national poll."
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1030248 Nov 25, 2013
For the odd files-both the story and the writer

NYC driver whose bikini top was untied cleared in fatal Thruway crash

It’s the breast defense — a young woman can’t be held responsible in a fatal crash because she faced a roadway emergency after a back-seat passenger unfastened her bikini top, exposing her assets....

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-drive...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1030249 Nov 25, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
WASHINGTON -- In a time where not much seems to be going as planned in the Affordable Care Act's rollout, it's no surprise that Medicaid enrollment is going as expected and sign-ups outnumber those for private coverage by nearly 4-to-1, experts said Friday.
For one thing, states that have expanded their Medicaid programs are also the same ones doing aggressive outreach, as they generally support the act and its coverage expansions, said Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
Furthermore, states have had an easier time enrolling those eligible for Medicaid than they have enrolling people in private health coverage, even when the latter is subsidized, Salo said here at an Alliance for Health Reform briefing on initial results for enrollment in the ACA's exchanges, or marketplaces.
"You know who these people are. You know where they live. You know what their income is. You know they're OK getting government benefits," Salo said. "When you reach out to them and say,'Hey, we've got something we think you might be interested in -- Medicaid,' it's not a surprise they come back in pretty large numbers and say 'Yes, we are interested.' "
Right wing trolls
on topix are
among those signing for Medicaid....
You left out your source.

Let's face reality here, if CNN and MSNBC are ignoring ObamaCare it likely means there is no good news out there for them to counter-program with.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1030250 Nov 25, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
WASHINGTON -- In a time where not much seems to be going as planned in the Affordable Care Act's rollout, it's no surprise that Medicaid enrollment is going as expected and sign-ups outnumber those for private coverage by nearly 4-to-1, experts said Friday.
For one thing, states that have expanded their Medicaid programs are also the same ones doing aggressive outreach, as they generally support the act and its coverage expansions, said Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
Furthermore, states have had an easier time enrolling those eligible for Medicaid than they have enrolling people in private health coverage, even when the latter is subsidized, Salo said here at an Alliance for Health Reform briefing on initial results for enrollment in the ACA's exchanges, or marketplaces.
"You know who these people are. You know where they live. You know what their income is. You know they're OK getting government benefits," Salo said. "When you reach out to them and say,'Hey, we've got something we think you might be interested in -- Medicaid,' it's not a surprise they come back in pretty large numbers and say 'Yes, we are interested.' "
Right wing trolls
on topix are
among those signing for Medicaid....
Rick Scott is close to allowing the Medicaid expansion. I thought he didn't meet the deadline?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1030251 Nov 25, 2013
For those who think the Mullahs aren't really that bad, a reminder of how their laws deal with gays.

https://twitter.com/GayPatriot/status/4048314...

Level 5

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#1030252 Nov 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Project Veritas Carol? That’s a really ironic name for a group founded by proven liar James O'Keefe.
The segment was even too much for Fox faux-liberal Juan Williams, who pointed out to O'Reilly that just catching a couple of trainees on video doesn't mean this is going on all across the system. O'Reilly just brushed off the complaints and went on to attack Williams for his belief that everyone should have access to affordable health care... even if they're lazy, having children of wedlock or not terribly smart. I can't imagine just who Billy boy was trying to stereotype there, can you?
O'Keefe has been caught using lies and creative video editing several times like his attempt to discredit the Lifeline program. O’Keefe’s video purports to show O’Keefe’s actors receiving free cell phones after telling employees of a wireless phone company that they plan to sell the phones to pay for drugs, other purchases, or bills. The edited video includes a narration by O’Keefe asking if the employees would tell his actors “to sell the phones and break the law.”
The raw footage that O’Keefe also released doesn’t show any of the featured employees telling the actors to sell their free phones, despite the actors repeatedly saying that they intend to do so and asking about their resale value. As New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait explained, the employees only acknowledged that personal property, in the form of these cell phones, can be sold by their owners to buy other things. The raw footage also shows that none of the actors actually received a free phone—only information about how they could apply for a free phone and the eligibility requirements to receive one, with the actors walking away saying they’d bring their documentation later.
, O’Keefe has wracked up quite a record of ill-repute, including a $100,000 payment to a former ACORN worker smeared in one of O’Keefe’s “sting” videos, an arrest record and a planned sexual “prank” against a female CNN reporter.
Read more at http://www.newshounds.us/o_reilly_whitewashes...
Read more at http://www.newshounds.us/o_reilly_whitewashes...
Anyone who believes anything this punk puts out is an idiot.
But, but, but Lois Loon is clearly a racist idiot...she believes in Jimmy O, Billy O, and any lie any of the other dishonest faux journalists on FNC spread around. Whatever happened to Breitbart re Sherrod?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Level 4

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1030253 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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They'll stop at nothing in their quest to besmirch the President of the United States.
He's already defecated on everything sacred and you're worried about somebody 'besmirching' the Magic Negro?

How does one possibly dignify a walking Colostomy Bag?

Wrap it in Gold Leaf and call it a Golden Calf?

Spray it with Febreze and call it Presidential?

Let's not play Make-Believe, OK?
Naah

Palm Coast, FL

#1030254 Nov 25, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Rick Scott is close to allowing the Medicaid expansion. I thought he didn't meet the deadline?
Please do not "besmirch" Rick Scott. And speaking of "besmirching", Obama hasn't met his Unaffordable ObamaSCARE Act deadline.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1030255 Nov 25, 2013
More Americans say Obama can't manage government: poll

Reuters)- A growing number of Americans doubt President Barack Obama's ability to manage the nation, according to a CNN/ORC poll released on Monday that reflects the possible larger impact of his administration's fumbled rollout of its healthcare law.

The poll also found that 53 percent of those polled said Obama is not honest or trustworthy, marking the first time that the CNN/ORC polling found a clear majority questioning the president's integrity, CNN said.

Forty percent of the 843 U.S. adults surveyed in the telephone poll early last week said Obama can manage the government effectively, down 12 percentage points from June.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/25/us-...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1030256 Nov 25, 2013
Good Luck With That

Sen. Cruz (R-TX) says that killing the filibuster (and that's really what it is) "will poison the atmosphere of the Senate."

All the snark aside (and this deserves plenty of snark), I think this does point to the bad position Senate Republicans put themselves in - namely, that it is just not really credible that any more poisoning is possible in the Senate. And no person captures that more clearly than Sen. Cruz.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/not-credi...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Level 4

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1030257 Nov 25, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Hillary Clinton is, in fact, the original "birther".
It's the culture...
"What difference, at this point, does it make?"

---- Lyingbitch Hillary Clinton
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1030258 Nov 25, 2013
Public Opinion and a Deal With Iran (II)

Two recent polls have found majority support in the U.S. for an interim nuclear deal with Iran. This was from the CNN poll’s findings:

A CNN/ORC International survey released Thursday indicates that 56% of the public would favor an international agreement that would impose major restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program but not end it completely, with 39% opposed to such an agreement.

“Predictably, there is a partisan divide on that issue, with two-thirds of Democrats favoring a deal along those lines but only 45% of Republicans agreeing with that view,” CNN Polling Director Keating Holland said.

The earlier Post/ABC News poll finds even broader support across party lines, but even here almost half of Republican respondents endorse an interim deal. It doesn’t surprise me that there is this much support for an agreement. Earlier this month, I thought that most Americans would be more inclined to support a deal than to prefer the alternatives offered by hard-liners. We all understand that most members of Congress don’t take their cues on foreign policy from public opinion, but it is a bit remarkable that this majority view has so few vocal representatives in Congress. Among Republicans in Congress, there is unfortunately almost total uniformity on one side of an issue despite the fact that there is a significant Republican constituency in favor of a deal. Hawkish members of Congress from both parties are out of step with public opinion on Iran, but so far there are few signs that any of them are adjusting to this reality.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...

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