Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1403949 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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“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#815601 Dec 3, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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Raising the taxes on the wealthiest is only one part of the equation you simple minded twit.
We also need to invest in infrastructure like roads and bridges that are necessary for commerce. Each $1 invested in infrastructure returns $1.44 to the GDP.
www.newsday.com › Opinion
Investment in education and research also have positive returns on investment whereas tax cuts for the wealthiest are a drain on the economy. At least when you put extra money in middle class workers' pockets which Obama did,they spend it and stimulate demand and growth.
Another moran who thinks the 'rich' keeps there money in a vault in the basement. Where do you people come from?
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815602 Dec 3, 2012
GOPidiotsx wrote:
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College students and young adults have brains.
The Teavangelical GOP message of phoney math and 1950's social issues are anathema to anyone with an IQ over 65. You know, the age of every GOP voter.
Speaking of-a recent refreshing sight to behold this holiday season...

A NON-prepackaged, shipped en masse, little Christmas tree lot.

May they prosper well for the winter-and stick it all in their BOOTS-AWAY from greedy, entitleMENTALed, dolluh grubbing off the backs of OTHERS, robbinghoodie type slackertics!!!
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815603 Dec 3, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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If you ever held a management position (above that of say a fast food restaurant) you would know that especially at the CEO level and similar their bonuses are part of their contract. It’s negotiated at the time they are hired.
Not just CEO's.

Ask any NON-union, non BAILED-out FORD type dept manager that sucked it up and took the LOSSES right in their own pockets--alll the way back down to minimum wage for double and triple time duties--all through the recessive auto economy!
sonicfilter

United States

#815604 Dec 3, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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If you ever held a management position (above that of say a fast food restaurant) you would know that especially at the CEO level and similar their bonuses are part of their contract. It’s negotiated at the time they are hired.
The CEO Bankruptcy Bonus

Firms Sidestep Rule Limiting Rewards for Executives

.....in the past few years, some corporations have found perfectly legal ways to escape federal strictures on bonus pay during bankruptcy cases.

Companies now craft "incentive" plans—rewards that put their compensation programs outside the 2005 law's purview. These plans pay executives if they hit certain performance targets, including exiting bankruptcy protection quickly.

The Justice Department often objects to these plans, as do labor unions angered by the juxtaposition of bonuses for executives with cuts to rank-and-file jobs and benefits.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311...

Try again.
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815605 Dec 3, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Another moran who thinks the 'rich' keeps there money in a vault in the basement. Where do you people come from?
Like there's been any extra dollars in the pockets of the middle class WORKING people since opotus has been prezidink too...the ones that still have jobs anyway.

Yeah, right.

Idiots.
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815606 Dec 3, 2012
GOPidiotsx wrote:
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Just when I think you can't get any more stupid.
The programs you're wailing about equal 5% of the military budget.
Social Security has nothing to do with the budget deficit, you ignoramous.
Really, stay stupid. It's why your Party is headed for the trash heap.
70% of Americans support raising the marginal income tax rate 3%, and raising capital gains rate 5%.
Since you're so obsessed with plans, what's Bonehead's plan, anyway?
We also support CAPPING, CURBING and BUDGETING the overburdened, over-funded entitleMENTAL programs of fweerding handouts for contributing NOTHING!!!!

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#815607 Dec 3, 2012
Liberals want McDonald to pay $20.00/hour to the cash register "hard workers", 401k and paid vacations or else take McDonald to bankruptcy, like they did to Hostess!!!

Welcome to the new America!!!
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815608 Dec 3, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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You got all upset about the Trail of Tears, aren't you going to shed a tear now for Bosnian rape victims?
Can't blame THAT one on the Reupbs!!

Clinton's Debacle in Bosnia
by Marshall Freeman Harris

In December 1995 the Clinton Administration ended the fighting in Bosnia- Herzegovina. Proud of what was perceived as one of his few foreign policy successes, President Clinton announced that, under the US-brokered Dayton Peace Accords,'refugees will be allowed to return to their homes'. He continued:'People will be able to move freely throughout Bosnia, and the human rights of every Bosnian citizen will be monitored by an independent commission and an internationally trained civilian police force. Those individuals charged with war crimes will be excluded from political life.' None of these things have happened. As a result, Bosnia is being partitioned into three ethnically pure mini-states.

The non-implementation of the civilian side of the Accords leaves hundreds of thousands of Bosnia's 2.2. million displaced persons aggrieved. In addition, three major strategic regions of the country are left indecisively addressed or unresolved: Gorazde is left militarily indefensible, Sarajevo militarily exposed, and Brcko subject to a future arbitration agreement. The refusal of US and other foreign troops in the NATO-led International Implementation Force (IFOR) to facilitate the Accords' key civilian aspects - including the return of refugees, the apprehension of war criminals and the conduct of free and fair elections - exponentially increases the risk that one of these potential flash points will ignite.

Serb or Shia?

Principles of enlightennment, civility and humanity of life AFTER Jesus, or dark age barabarianism?

Derrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815609 Dec 3, 2012
martinezjosei wrote:
Liberals want McDonald to pay $20.00/hour to the cash register "hard workers", 401k and paid vacations or else take McDonald to bankruptcy, like they did to Hostess!!!
Welcome to the new America!!!
Degreed persons need not apply--just look fer cans instead LOL
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815610 Dec 3, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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The CEO Bankruptcy Bonus
Firms Sidestep Rule Limiting Rewards for Executives
.....in the past few years, some corporations have found perfectly legal ways to escape federal strictures on bonus pay during bankruptcy cases.
Companies now craft "incentive" plans—rewards that put their compensation programs outside the 2005 law's purview. These plans pay executives if they hit certain performance targets, including exiting bankruptcy protection quickly.
The Justice Department often objects to these plans, as do labor unions angered by the juxtaposition of bonuses for executives with cuts to rank-and-file jobs and benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405311...
Try again.
More DUHMing down of America...of worshiping dolluh bills being pulled on puppet strings...heya some mo' mo'mo' duhmmies...jump...duhmies jump!!

(stoopid gweedy people!!)
the_rac_on_teur

Montgomery, AL

#815611 Dec 3, 2012
Buy a picture of the Liberal Saviour...

15 to 1000 dollars....

http://politicker.com/2012/12/obama-campaign-...
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815612 Dec 3, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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I beg to differ with Nuculer Option, with the exception of the lower 9th Ward New Orleans is anything but a disaster area. I think I even like it better now. We went the first week of June and are planning to go again this month.
You missed a good documentary on the place then this week.
The place is eaten alive by drugs and the daily kingpin pushers there of...WORSE (even more uncontained now) than ever before.
What a disgusting place.
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815613 Dec 3, 2012
GOPidiotsx wrote:
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He borrowed the idea from Bush. Medicare Part D ring a bell? Talk about vote buying with tax dollars!
FOX n Friends can justify the election loss however they like, but it's still a lie...just like when they claimed Romney/Ryan in a landslide...you know, all polls were skewed Democrat LOLOLOLOL
What part of Part D do you dislike---the FACT that people CONTRIBUTE monthly from their checks to it--rather than it just being another "fweeriding handout" for LoserTICS?

There should be MORE program bases like that!!!
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815614 Dec 3, 2012
the_rac_on_teur wrote:
Buy a picture of the Liberal Saviour...
15 to 1000 dollars....
http://politicker.com/2012/12/obama-campaign-...
DO it come wit suction darts to break duh boreDUHM of having to look at cheezy veleteenage idol wanner be a rockstaw level postuhs??

:0)
the_rac_on_teur

Montgomery, AL

#815615 Dec 3, 2012
Nope, no buying votes here...

>...750,000 await a hearing...<

http://m.usatoday.com/article/news/1739327...
the_rac_on_teur

Montgomery, AL

#815616 Dec 3, 2012
Praising idiots OBama style...

"Obama Honors Comedian Who Called Sarah Palin Slutty and Joked About Her 14 Year-Old Daughter Getting Knocked Up"

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/12/obama...
TheIndependentMa jority

United States

#815617 Dec 3, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Not for debil. Women laugh at him when he shows them his shrimp.
Debil IS a bit twisted (just a -cough- tad---) Someone needs to take away his fitty shades of gray book from him--it's definetly warped his poor little piggy brainless worm!
sonicfilter

United States

#815618 Dec 3, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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What part of Part D do you dislike---the FACT that people CONTRIBUTE monthly from their checks to it--rather than it just being another "fweeriding handout" for LoserTICS?
There should be MORE program bases like that!!!
Just to be clear, the Medicare drug benefit was a pure giveaway with a gross cost greater than either the House or Senate health reform bills how being considered. Together the new bills would cost roughly $900 billion over the next 10 years, while Medicare Part D will cost $1 trillion.

Moreover, there is a critical distinction--the drug benefit had no dedicated financing, no offsets and no revenue-raisers; 100% of the cost simply added to the federal budget deficit, whereas the health reform measures now being debated will be paid for with a combination of spending cuts and tax increases, adding nothing to the deficit over the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/19/republican-b...

It must be try again day. Or a 'carol' if you like.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#815619 Dec 3, 2012
April 13 2036
sonicfilter

United States

#815620 Dec 3, 2012
Recall the situation in 2003. The Bush administration was already projecting the largest deficit in American history--$475 billion in fiscal year 2004, according to the July 2003 mid-session budget review. But a big election was coming up that Bush and his party were desperately fearful of losing. So they decided to win it by buying the votes of America's seniors by giving them an expensive new program to pay for their prescription drugs.

http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/19/republican-b...

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