Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251450 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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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#824282 Dec 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
AR-15s are being cleared off the shelves at gun stores.
Seems like Americans are preparing to defend themselves from something.
Any liberal idiot here got any idea what is threatening the population?
They're all a bunch of sickos like you.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#824283 Dec 18, 2012
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
The obama administration is perfectly fine with drug cartels having assault rifles.
If it were illegal for buy assault weapons in the US then the cartels wouldn't have people buying them for them 40 at a time.

If the Obama administration was perfectly fine with Cartels smuggling assault weapons, there would not have been any programs to stop the smuggling, Dumbass.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Conroe, TX

#824284 Dec 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So, how come pregnant women say they are "having a baby" instead of "I have a baby".
What are they"expecting"?
Present perfect, dufus.
Get an education.

While you're at it, tell us which goddam Democrat put money for Cuba in the bill to help victims of Sandy.
Again, you idiots are thinking money grows on trees.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#824285 Dec 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Governments have always had to option to actually cough up some of the money to pay them, too.
Neither happened.
We have the most expensive education system in the world. Don't you think there is some money somewhere to pay for armed protection at our schools?
After all the money goes into the cronies' pockets, I guess there just isn't enough left over to protect the children, right?
... very weak, Dave. Very weak.
We have two local schools working with the local police to have a policeman on site.

If people want guns in the schools, then it should be with trained law enforcement.

Not some teacher or principal who took a weekend course.
Nostrils Henry Waxman

Windsor, CT

#824286 Dec 18, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Really stupid? What did he have a musket? No he was armed with an AR 15 which is classified as an assault rifle.
Not in your state Skippy. proud2bwhite is correct and as usual, moron, you are wrong. Your state calls the "Colt" AR-15 one, but not the Bushmaster which is what Adam Lanza had. The AR-15 is also legal and not classified as an assualt weapon in my state, Connecticut.

God are you a moron!!!!

http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws...

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#824287 Dec 18, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you say c_o_n_d_e_s_c_e_n_d_i_n_g??
But she, for whatever reason, chose to take it all back.
So why are you the sockpuppet, not vice versa??
Trying to understand the inner workings of the zombie brain of Nobraina, you see.
He hates me because I revealed that the reason he'd gone to Bulgaria was to fight bears. Here's Nobama at work:

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#824288 Dec 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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If it were illegal for buy assault weapons in the US then the cartels wouldn't have people buying them for them 40 at a time.
If the Obama administration was perfectly fine with Cartels smuggling assault weapons, there would not have been any programs to stop the smuggling, Dumbass.
http://www.politico.com/p/pages/fast-and-furi...

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#824290 Dec 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
We have two local schools working with the local police to have a policeman on site.
If people want guns in the schools, then it should be with trained law enforcement.
Not some teacher or principal who took a weekend course.
http://www.policemisconduct.net/
http://www.policemisconduct.net/statistics/
This is what "trained LEOs" are capable of.

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#824291 Dec 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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Your so-called "second period of mass murder" coincides with the so-called "progressives" taking control of social norms.
...and you still haven't figured it out.
Earl Warren emphasising individual rights? Give me a goddam break. Among other fascist things, Warren was responsible for the Japanese internment camps and stealing everything they owned after they were interned.... not to mention the Warren Commission which a 6th grader can take apart.
Can you tell us why Congress overwhelmingly rejected the Warren Commission report when it was submitted? And, can you tell us why that very same report was unanimously accepted without by the same institution 20 years later without any changes? Obviously, something changed, and it wasn't the report.
All of our social problems: more murders than the number killed in a full scale war, and drugs in every school in the country, stagnant welfare states in every city, urban blight, exploding crime rates, etc., etc., etc. are all the result of your so-called "progressive" influence.
Sonicfilter left the gate open and look who wandered in ... damn you Sonic!
Nostrils Henry Waxman

Windsor, CT

#824292 Dec 18, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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Sure moron a person with a handgun is going to take out someone in body armor with an assault rifle. That only happens in the movies and in your own delusional Rambo wet dreams.
Mary Lanza was a survivalist who turned her home into an arsenal. Not something liberal Democrats do, it's more a right wing bizzaro world thing.
Moron. Did he have armor over his head and neck? Do you even know what class armor he had or anything about guns? Your previous (WRONG) post, you proves whay an idiot you are. You have no clue about this subject, novice, so STFU, idiot.

She was a Democrat in a lily white town of rich Democrats.

Stop lying Borris.

http://www.city-data.com/city/Newtown-Connect...

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#824293 Dec 18, 2012
Republican Honey wrote:
78% of Americans oppose spending cuts to Medicare and 69% of Americans oppose spending cuts to Medicaid.

Most Americans will get very angry if you start coming after their government checks.

Today there are more than 44 million Americans on food stamps. Many that go on food stamps stay on them forever. In fact, the truth is that most Americans will stay on social welfare programs as long as they can.

Not that many of these programs aren’t necessary. We have an economy that does not produce enough jobs for everyone and that is pushing more American families below the poverty line every single day. The average American family is being absolutely shredded by this economy.

But when you organize a society in such a way that a majority can vote for the wealth of the minority to be transferred into their pockets you are asking for trouble.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to provide them with jobs? No.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to give them dignity? No.

If you raise taxes on the rich and give more handouts to the poor is that going to create more businesses and spur more economic activity? No.

Yes, we always need to help the poor and those that cannot help themselves. However, what we have created is an “entitlement society” where the majority of Americans now receive direct payments of money from the government.

As millions more Americans climb aboard the “safety net” each year, it is eventually going to get to the point where all of this government welfare is going to destroy this nation financially.

But our politicians love the current tax system. Why?

It gives them the ability to exert tremendous social control over the rest of us.

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/tax ...
Socialism is the gospel of greed.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#824294 Dec 18, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Conservative Confusion

Only a major intellectual or moral flaw in American conservatism could have made so many susceptible to the neo-Jacobin bug. Many who caught it were myopically preoccupied with practical politics and Republican partisanship. They lacked historical perspective and philosophical discernment. Others dimly recognized what was happening but went along to reap financial rewards and advance careers. They concealed almost from themselves that they had become hired guns advocating the positions expected of them. Both groups made alliances that will prove compromising. Historians will wonder how so many could have been so easily swayed and manipulated.

Today the utopianism, recklessness, cynicism and sheer incompetence of the neo-Jacobins are becoming obvious. Many of their fellow-travelers are trying to save what remains of their reputations by jumping ship. Intellectually challenged supernationalists just raise their voices and call critics unpatriotic. As for the neo-Jacobins themselves, they are blameless. It is those who implemented their policies who should be blamed. They didn’t do it right.

The neo-Jacobin virus should have been flushed out long ago.

http://conservative.org/battleline/conservati...

In modern American politics, the term Jacobin is often used to describe extremists of any party who demand ideological purity.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobin_%28polit...
Liberal MUMBO jumbo.

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#824295 Dec 18, 2012
When this animal shot himself in the head he cheated capital punishment advocates out of the best argument they ever had. After this I've had to ask myself, Are we really obligated to keep scum like this alive in our penal system? Or, even worse, must we release mentally ill back into society if we find a medication that renders them harmless after they massacre our children?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#824296 Dec 18, 2012
martinezjosei wrote:
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Liberal MUMBO jumbo.
from the American Conservative Union?

The American Conservative Union (ACU) is an American political organization advocating conservative policies, and is the oldest such conservative lobbying organization in the country.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Conserv...

so instead of your weak attempt at deflection let's look at what was said in a rational light....

'The idiots who act like the only opinion that counts is their own are screwing it up for the rest of us conservatives.'

seems to me he hit it out of the park.
Repeal the 2nd Amendment

Virginia Beach, VA

#824297 Dec 18, 2012
ole_47 wrote:
....protect our children...
BAN SWIMMING!
DEMOCRATS....ban pools NOW!!!!!!!!
"There are an estimated 388,000 annual drowning deaths worldwide."
"Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury related deaths"
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs3...
Your idiotic examples simply reflect your low intelligence. Pools, cars, etc. are not specifically designed to kill people. Guns ARE specifically designed to kill people.
Repeal the 2nd Amendment

Virginia Beach, VA

#824298 Dec 18, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The U.S. Constitution is timeless, not to be changed by isolated current events.
However, a ban on military-style weapons may be appropriate, provided that it does not ban commonly used hunting rifles. The legislation should be very specific, with no latitude for bureaucrats to define the weapons.
Wrong! The Constitution is a living, breathing document that was designed to be updated according to the conditions of the times. The right to keep and bear arms was appropriate before we had a standing army and law enforcement, when most Americans were a member of a well regulated militia. The amendment is obsolete now and hopefully will be repealed during President Obama's second term.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#824299 Dec 18, 2012
James Dobson: Connecticut Shooting Linked To Gay Marriage

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/17/jame...

do they think that all of a sudden we'll all go: OH NO, the hypocrites are right!

they're driving people away from religion with their holier than thou rhetoric. as anyone who belongs to the Tea Party knows, if you move your mouth and nothing comes out that anyone wants to hear, no one will pay attention.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#824300 Dec 18, 2012
and it begins.....

Two Democratic senators with top National Rifle Association ratings on Monday started what must be a groundswell for lifesaving gun controls.

Change must echo through the halls of Congress. Not next week, not next month. Now.
As Newtowns families begin the nightmarish task of burying their sons and daughters, give credit to gun-rights stalwarts Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Mark Warner of Virginia for finally entertaining the possibility of limiting virtually unfettered access to assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

And heap shame upon the dozens of others who remain under the spell of the firearms lobby, which time and again has shrugged off mass murder as someone elses business.

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/nra-comeup...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#824302 Dec 18, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the right to bear arms is protected by the Constitution, but what type of weapon and where and how it can (and can't) be used and owned can be regulated. Where do we start? We get the assault weapon ban that sunsetted during the Bush era reinstated. We stop permitting the sale of extended magazines that permit these monsters to fire hundreds of rounds of death just as fast as they can pull a trigger. We unify background checks throughout the nation, and we close the gun-show loophole that permits unlicensed sellers to peddle their wares without so much as showing a driver's license in some states. All of these are just common sense. None of these laws impedes the right of a safe and legal gun owner.

The NRA and the gun lobby are at the core of most of this bloodshed. Not the rank and file. I've spoken to many, many NRA members who share my views on safe and sensible gun laws. It's the gun lobby hierarchy that crafts and distorts the message and conversation to make it all about America, the Constitution and whatever other drivel they can make up to keep their coffers and political influence fat and their paranoid and fear-driven propaganda flying. They are insidiously evil entities that make the tobacco lobby look like the Make-A-Wish campaign by contrast.

http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/artic...

in the last 20 minutes i've read 8 stories that sound similar.

FOX doesn't stand a chance.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#824303 Dec 18, 2012
The National Rifle Association tells elected officials that if they support any kind of restriction on guns, they are doomed to defeat at the polls, and many of them believe it. The truth, however, is that not only does the N.R.A. have virtually no effect on elections, the public is quite open to any number of sensible restrictions on guns.

This year, the N.R.A. spent over $13 million in a failed attempt to defeat President Obama. In the Senate, the group spent over $100,000 in eight races trying to elect their favored candidates. Seven of the eight lost, most by comfortable margins. That pattern is repeated in election after election.

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/12/...

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