Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1685547 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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Gauley Bridge WV

#1110649 Apr 4, 2014
Scientists smash barrier to growing organs from stem cells
44 minutes ago by Josh Barney
Sientists Smash Barrier to Growing Organs from Stem Cells
U.Va. scientists Bernard and Chris Thisse have created a zebrafish embryo by instructing stem cells.
( Phys.org )—Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overcome one of the greatest challenges in biology and taken a major step toward being able to grow whole organs and tissues from stem cells. By manipulating the appropriate signaling, the U.Va. researchers have turned embryonic stem cells into a fish embryo, essentially controlling embryonic development.
The research will have dramatic impact on the future use of stem cells to better the human condition, providing a framework for future studies in the field of regenerative medicine aimed at constructing tissues and organs from populations of cultured pluripotent cells.
In accomplishing this, U.Va. scientists Bernard and Chris Thisse have overcome the most massive of biological barriers. "We have generated an animal by just instructing embryonic cells the right way," said Chris Thisse of the School of Medicine's Department of Cell Biology.
The importance of that is profound. "If we know how to instruct embryonic cells," she said, "we can pretty much do what we want." For example, scientists will be able one day to instruct stem cells to grow into organs needed for transplant.
Directing Embryonic Development
The researchers were able to identify the signals sufficient for starting the cascade of molecular and cellular processes that lead to a fully developed fish embryo. With this study came an answer to the longstanding question of how few signals can initiate the processes of development: amazingly, only two.
Sientists Smash Barrier to Growing Organs from Stem Cells
Constructing a vertebrate embryo from two signals.
The study has shed light on the important roles these two signals play for the formation of organs and full development of a zebrafish embryo. Moreover, the Thisses are now able to direct embryonic development and formation of tissues and organs by controlling signal locations and concentrations.
The embryo they generated was smaller than a normal embryo, because they instructed a small pool of embryonic stem cells, but "otherwise he has everything" in terms of appropriate development, said Bernard Thisse of the Department of Cell Biology.
Sientists Smash Barrier to Growing Organs from Stem Cells
The brain of the vertebrate embryo built in vitro.
Their next steps will be to attempt to reproduce their findings using mice. They expect molecular and cellular mechanisms will be extremely similar in mice and other mammals – including humans.
The findings have been published online by Science and will appear in a forthcoming print edition of the prestigious journal.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1110650 Apr 4, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Voter ID laws are simply one more device for the GOP to keep the dummies on board.
According to the Governor of my state there is no voter fraud, yet each year dual residents are caught voting in Florida as well as their other states. Imagine having the wherewithal to own a home in Tampa and Hendersonville NC yet being ignorant enough to vote in each location, by absentee ballot or early voting of course.
It's not large scale and depending on who one asks it's not worth pursuing criminal charges.
Yet to the rightwing jackals__it's a matter of life and death.
what about illegal aliens voting? can that even be tracked? from what i hear that may very well be a problem in many states, especially at the local and state level.

the only problem i have with voter ID laws is that it would be a waste of money as just showing an ID wouldn't stop any fraud. the data bases needed to actually prevent fraud with ID use would be prohibitively expensive.

personally, i think we should have a national ID system in the US. then we can more easily track illegal hiring and other abuses of gov't functions. so many other countries have them and have experienced no problems or loss of liberties or freeedoms with their use.

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Gauley Bridge WV

#1110651 Apr 4, 2014
Networks tell Obama to fcuk off on bloveating on prime time about Obamacare numbers!!! Bwahahahahaha!!!!!

“Stop Child Soldiers”

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#1110652 Apr 4, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Voter ID laws are simply one more device for the GOP to keep the dummies on board.
According to the Governor of my state there is no voter fraud, yet each year dual residents are caught voting in Florida as well as their other states. Imagine having the wherewithal to own a home in Tampa and Hendersonville NC yet being ignorant enough to vote in each location, by absentee ballot or early voting of course.
It's not large scale and depending on who one asks it's not worth pursuing criminal charges.
Yet to the rightwing jackals__it's a matter of life and death.
"Cincinnati, Ohio (CBS CLEVELAND)– An Ohio woman has been convicted of numerous counts of voter fraud and ballot-box tampering.

Longtime Election Day poll worker Melowese Richardson has “pleaded no contest to four counts of illegal voting … in exchange for prosecutors dropping four other illegal voting charges,” the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

One example of voter fraud that the illegal vote generator from Cincinnati admits to includes “voting three times for a relative who has been in a coma since 2003,” reports the Enquirer. Richardson admitted to casting illegal ballots in 2008, 2011 and 2012 elections and she also admitted her motivation to commit the brazen vote tampering by voting for President Barack Obama twice.

“Absolutely, I’ll fight it for Mr. Obama and for Mr. Obama’s right to sit as President of the United States,” Richardson told WCPO-TV in an interview this past February.

" http://cleveland.cbslocal.com/2013/05/31/ohio...

Of course there is VOTER fraud and Dems wear it as an honor to lie and deny other their ballot

“Amor patriae.”

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Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#1110653 Apr 4, 2014
RealDave wrote:
New jobs report out this morning.
Flack & the right whiners now searching for anything they can find they can twist into being bad.
I'll make it easy. Just fill in the blank.
"OMG OMG OMG __________ OMG OMG OMG"
"O"bama "M"ust "G"o!!!

It's a start. You're still going to require extensive deprogramming.

“fairtax.org”

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Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1110654 Apr 4, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Tip number three: Make sure you have health coverage
Flack plugs for the ACA.
They are talking about catastrophic insurance numbnuts not prepaid medical care. Dumbass!!!!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1110655 Apr 4, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Voter ID laws are simply one more device for the GOP to keep the dummies on board.
According to the Governor of my state there is no voter fraud, yet each year dual residents are caught voting in Florida as well as their other states. Imagine having the wherewithal to own a home in Tampa and Hendersonville NC yet being ignorant enough to vote in each location, by absentee ballot or early voting of course.
It's not large scale and depending on who one asks it's not worth pursuing criminal charges.
Yet to the rightwing jackals__it's a matter of life and death.
I almost don't even see the point of voting anymore with this recent Supreme Court decision.
What's the point? That fat old fk Edelson has nothing better to do in his last years than try to buy a Presidency? Is this what we have come to? The Republicans go and kiss the ring of Edelson? Seriously? Justice Roberts is a devil.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1110656 Apr 4, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
"Cincinnati, Ohio (CBS CLEVELAND)– An Ohio woman has been convicted of numerous counts of voter fraud and ballot-box tampering.
Longtime Election Day poll worker Melowese Richardson has “pleaded no contest to four counts of illegal voting … in exchange for prosecutors dropping four other illegal voting charges,” the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
One example of voter fraud that the illegal vote generator from Cincinnati admits to includes “voting three times for a relative who has been in a coma since 2003,” reports the Enquirer. Richardson admitted to casting illegal ballots in 2008, 2011 and 2012 elections and she also admitted her motivation to commit the brazen vote tampering by voting for President Barack Obama twice.
“Absolutely, I’ll fight it for Mr. Obama and for Mr. Obama’s right to sit as President of the United States,” Richardson told WCPO-TV in an interview this past February.
" http://cleveland.cbslocal.com/2013/05/31/ohio...
Of course there is VOTER fraud and Dems wear it as an honor to lie and deny other their ballot
yet all you can do is keep posting that same example...

so you want to waste billion$ to stop one crazy woman from voter fraud? us conservatives do not....
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1110657 Apr 4, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It isn't bad numbnuts. But it ain't good either. 192,000 is just enough to keep up with population growth. This recovery (sic) is a dud just like the president. Real unemployment/underemployment 12.7%. Deal with that.
Hmm, let me see now. It was around 800,000 jobs a month we were losing when Obama took over, hmm and now we have had positive job growth for how many months? Hmm, just think if Obama had a Congress that would actually do their job that they were elected to do. Hmm, I wonder if that would be better for our nation? Actually if they would simply shut up their lying mouths it would be a great help. But unfortunately they are of the same mind set as the morons that post their lies on here daily. Flack you are one of the very worst, yet you claim you aren't even a Republican. LIAR.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1110658 Apr 4, 2014
Patrick wrote:
<quoted text>
Americans shoot each other ... Canadian's have guns and don't shoot.
In Canada; the person has to apply for a permit and wait 30 days; has to have a letter signed by the spouse or exspouse and pass a background check.

In this recent case in TX; 4 people may still be alive. That officer Lopez didn't seem like a criminal, most likely mental illness. It's not good to keep ones eyes closed. People die.

Canadians are by nature more law abiding.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1110659 Apr 4, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
I almost don't even see the point of voting anymore with this recent Supreme Court decision.
What's the point? That fat old fk Edelson has nothing better to do in his last years than try to buy a Presidency? Is this what we have come to? The Republicans go and kiss the ring of Edelson? Seriously? Justice Roberts is a devil.
all the money in the world won't make a difference to an informed, involved voter.

do the TV commercials sway your vote? then turn off your TV or don't vote.

money is not the problem..the problem is an ignorant, complacent electorate that votes for whomever has the most advertising.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1110660 Apr 4, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
<quoted text>
Realtime thinks he knows a lot of things he doesn't really know though. Just like you.
Both of you should research before having to constantly wipe egg off your faces.
Al Qaeda won in Iraq after Obama surrendered.
Hilarious. There was no A lQuaeda in Iraq before we invaded.

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#1110662 Apr 4, 2014
Marlborough city councilor candidate indicted for voter fraud

Mark Evangelous, a candidate for councilor at large in the November municipal elections, was indicted today on voter fraud charges, according tho the Middlesex District Attorney's Office.

http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/x370661961/...
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#1110664 Apr 4, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the flood of government money and lack of any cost control will inflate medical spending dramatically......
just as Medicare did........
Maybe we'll eventually get some leadership that will finally figure out that many parts of this nations healthcare system are already over inflated, over done, out of control, and big pharma pandered to(sic).
If not, I Still think ALL People (!!) should have access to FAIR means, Affordable healthcare-NOT just the fweerider or employer Subsidized sectors, because anything else is just Bullchit...because You, me nor ANYone, is any more "deserving" of it, than anyone else!!!!!!!!!!
(so don't even bother to go to any IGNORANT entitlementalcase debate level w/it, cause I won't be changing my MIND on that..that's for sure.)

Means affordable, fair and proper healthcare for ALL (Especially the struggling, noninsured WORKING CLASS)...NOT just the fweerider or employee Subsidized sectors!!!!!!!!!!

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Gauley Bridge WV

#1110665 Apr 4, 2014
Energy breakthrough uses sun to create solar energy materials
20 hours ago
Energy breakthrough uses sun to create solar energy materials
A new technology uses sunshine directly in the production of solar energy materials. Credit: Graphic by Ki-Joong Kim
In a recent advance in solar energy, researchers have discovered a way to tap the sun not only as a source of power, but also to directly produce the solar energy materials that make this possible.
This breakthrough by chemical engineers at Oregon State University could soon reduce the cost of solar energy, speed production processes, use environmentally benign materials, and make the sun almost a "one-stop shop" that produces both the materials for solar devices and the eternal energy to power them.
The findings were just published in RSC Advances, a journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry, in work supported by the National Science Foundation.
"This approach should work and is very environmentally conscious," said Chih-Hung Chang, a professor of chemical engineering at Oregon State University, and lead author on the study.
"Several aspects of this system should continue to reduce the cost of solar energy, and when widely used, our carbon footprint," Chang said. "It could produce solar energy materials anywhere there's an adequate solar resource, and in this chemical manufacturing process, there would be zero energy impact."
The work is based on the use of a "continuous flow" microreactor to produce nanoparticle inks that make solar cells by printing. Existing approaches based mostly on batch operations are more time-consuming and costly.
In this process, simulated sunlight is focused on the solar microreactor to rapidly heat it, while allowing precise control of temperature to aid the quality of the finished product. The light in these experiments was produced artificially, but the process could be done with direct sunlight, and at a fraction of the cost of current approaches.
"Our system can synthesize solar energy materials in minutes compared to other processes that might take 30 minutes to two hours," Chang said. "This gain in operation speed can lower cost."
In these experiments, the solar materials were made with copper indium diselenide, but to lower material costs it might also be possible to use a compound such as copper zinc tin sulfide, Chang said. And to make the process something that could work 24 hours a day, sunlight might initially be used to create molten salts that could later be used as an energy source for the manufacturing. This could provide more precise control of the processing temperature needed to create the solar energy materials.
State-of-the-art chalcogenide-based, thin film solar cells have already reached a fairly high solar energy conversion efficiency of about 20 percent in the laboratory, researchers said, while costing less than silicon technology. Further improvements in efficiency should be possible, they said.
Another advantage of these thin-film approaches to solar energy is that the solar absorbing layers are, in fact, very thin - about 1-2 microns, instead of the 50-100 microns of more conventional silicon cells. This could ease the incorporation of solar energy into structures, by coating thin films onto windows, roof shingles or other possibilities.

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#1110666 Apr 4, 2014
Michael Collins sentenced for tax evasion, voter fraud

Benton, IL (KSDK)- A 49-year-old Swansea, Illinois man was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in federal prison following conviction on a litany of charges connected to tax evasion and voter fraud, US Attorney Stephen Wigginton said.

http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/254593/3/Swa...
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1110667 Apr 4, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
I almost don't even see the point of voting anymore with this recent Supreme Court decision.
What's the point? That fat old fk Edelson has nothing better to do in his last years than try to buy a Presidency? Is this what we have come to? The Republicans go and kiss the ring of Edelson? Seriously? Justice Roberts is a devil.
That was a shameful episode in American politics to watch. Here you have idiots that actually think that they are qualified to lead the greatest nation on earth. The way they sucked up is far more a reflection on just how un-qualified those moochers really are. Yet the sheepies to the man or woman on here approve such belittling behavior. Proving only what we already knew, lock stepping brown shirts, void of independent self thought. Pretty much proves the Republican party is filled from top to the very bottom like on here, ass kissing is an art that they have perfected.

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#1110669 Apr 4, 2014
Despite the law that prohibits it, documented reports of non-citizen voting have increased. During the June 22, hearing before this Committee, Dan Stein, President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, presented the following documented cases of illegal voting:(1) In the 2000 election,`election observers reported that a `sizable number' of votes may have been cast by ineligible felons, illegal immigrants, and non-citizens' in Florida; (2) In Utah, Legislative Auditor General John Schaff said in a February 8, 2005 report to the President of the Utah Senate that more than 58,000 illegal immigrants had Utah drivers' licenses, nearly 400 of them used their license to register to vote in Utah, and a sampling of that group revealed at least 14 actually voted in an election; and (3) Hawaiian election officials found 543 Oahu residents who were not U.S. citizens had registered to vote. Moreover, an investigation by the Immigration and Naturalization Service into alleged fraud in a 1996 Orange County, California congressional race revealed that non-citizens were registered to vote in the 46th Congressional District in the disputed election between Republican Robert Dornan and Democrat Loretta Sanchez. The Task Force established by the Committee on House Oversight found clear and convincing evidence that 748 invalid votes were cast in that election.

http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/cpquery/... ;
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#1110670 Apr 4, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Hilarious. There was no A lQuaeda in Iraq before we invaded.
You're willfull IGNORANCe is just too Ignorant to even be believable that such exists some days.

Imbecile moron.
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List of Known Terrorist Organizations PT1
IRAQ

NAME: Abu Nidal organization (ANO) a.k.a. Fatah Revolutionary Council, Arab Revolutionary Brigades, Black September, and Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims.

DATE STARTED/FIRST ACTIVE: Split from the PLO in 1974.

GOALS: Establishment of a Palestinian State.

MAIN ANTI-U.S. ACTIVITIES TO DATE: Targets include the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Israel, moderate Palestinians, the PLO, and various Arab countries. Has not attacked Western targets since the late 1980s.

STRENGTH: A few hundred plus limited overseas support structure.

OPERATIONAL LOCATIONS: Its leader, Sabri Al-Banna, relocated to Iraq in December 1998, where the group maintains a presence. Has an operational presence in Lebanon, including in several Palestinian refugee camps. Authorities shut down the ANO's operations in Libya and Egypt in 1999. Has demonstrated ability to operate over wide area, including the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. Has carried out terrorist attacks in 20 countries, killing or injuring almost 900 persons.

AFFILIATIONS: Has received considerable support, including safe haven, training, logistic assistance, and financial aid from Iraq, Libya, and Syria (until 1987), in addition to close support for selected operations.

COMMENTS: Financial problems and internal disorganization have reduced the group's activities and capabilities. A Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) listed as "active" during 2000.
NAME: Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK or MKO) a.k.a. The National Liberation Army of Iran (NLA, the militant wing of the MEK), the People's Mujahidin of Iran (PMOI), National Council of Resistance (NCR), Muslim Iranian Student's Society (front organization used to garner financial support).

DATE STARTED/FIRST ACTIVE: 1960s.

GOALS: The MEK continues to conduct a worldwide campaign against the Iranian government, which stresses propaganda and occasionally uses terrorist violence.

MAIN ANTI-U.S. ACTIVITIES TO DATE: During the 1970s, the MEK staged terrorist attacks inside Iran and killed several U.S. military personnel and civilians working on defense projects in Tehran. Supported the takeover in 1979 of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

STRENGTH: Several thousand fighters based in Iraq with an extensive overseas support structure. Most of the fighters are organized in the MEK's National Liberation Army (NLA).

OPERATIONAL LOCATIONS: In the 1980s, the MEK's leaders were forced by Iranian security forces to flee to France. Most resettled in Iraq by 1987. In the mid-1980s, the group did not mount terrorist operations in Iran at a level similar to its activities in the 1970s. In the 1990s, however, the MEK claimed credit for an increasing number of operations in Iran.

AFFILIATIONS: Beyond support from Iraq, the MEK uses front organizations to solicit contributions from expatriate Iranian communities.

COMMENTS: Formed by the college-educated children of Iranian merchants, the MEK sought to counter what it perceived as excessive Western influence in the Shah's regime. Following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam, the MEK has developed into the largest and most active armed Iranian dissident group. Its history is studded with anti-Western activity, and, most recently, attacks on the interests of the clerical regime in Iran and abroad. A Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) listed as "active" during 2000.

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#1110671 Apr 4, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> I answered the question. Why are you such an idiot. Corporations take advantage of every tax break they can regardless who is President.
I think we all take advantage of every tax break available. The problem is...corporations are allowed to purchase those who represent us in Congress and that hurts all of America.

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