Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1498171 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 ...

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Hampton Roads Daily Press.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#962790 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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In the 2000 Consensus:
"White" - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa and include people who indicate their race as "white" such as Irish, German, Scottish, Italian, Near Easterner, Arab or Polish.
Jews are considered "white" too.
It most definitely is time African-Americans walked side-by-side with whites as equals.
But Republicans don't want that. An educated and prosperous black community might start thinking for themselves and won't need the free stuff anymore. That's how they keep their votes.
Republicans are the ones cutting social programs that benefit whites, blacks, and hispanics, but support increased spending for the elite 1% of mostly white , male, wealthy Corporate CEO's.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#962791 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Blacks would rather have high unemployment because of a lack of a real education in some of the worst schools without a choice and don't want to be treated like all Americans but stereotyped and voting blocs instead? Is that why they voted for Obama?
I think you ought to take this comedy show on the road in black neighborhoods.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#962792 Aug 12, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! And it's the liberal education that you idiots demean.
It's hysterical how you people attempt to use the sources you demean as being valid as you see fit.
Its incredible how you idiots denounce those same sources when they don't fit your agenda.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#962793 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Go back and read the posts from last night.
You couldn't be more wrong.
Better yet, read the article written by a liberal columnist, Mark Shields, after his interview with William Franklin "Burgie" Burghardt, one of the two black teammates on Reagan's college football team who he had invited to his parents' home when they were turned away from a hotel.
Burghardt eloquently testified: The Gipper was free of racial prejudice in his personal life."
http://www.noozhawk.com/article/112710_mark_s...
If you do read this, you either like being wrong or don't care if you are.
Reagan played football with one black player at Dixon HS and two black players at Eureka College (1929), Reagan was the product of progressive parenting and a progressive region of the US which likely explains his liberal thinking and lifestyle throughout the first half of his life.

By contrast, the first black player at Alabama was John Mitchell in 1971, well after Namath and Stabler had moved on to the NFL. BTW Namath often fought with his Alabama teammates over their disparaging remarks about black players on other teams.

Funny thing Carol, as much as you admire Reagan, he likely wouldn't have cared much for you

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#962795 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Worst schools in Democrat-run districts.
Democrats against school vouchers and choice.
Unemployment highest among black young men.
High percentage of black children without a father in the home.
Highest dropout rate among blacks.
Lowest test scores among blacks.
Is this why they keep voting Democrat?
Because Republicans don't care. They want more spending cuts for schools , no public-private investment jobs creation programs or tax credit incentive programs for businesses to hire more workers and offer job training , cuts to family planning and health services for poorer , African-American, White, Hispanic , and elderly families,.. Does turning their back on the problems of the poor really the Republican solution?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962796 Aug 12, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Jeeeesus kerrrriiist
I know doing your own research and thinking for yourself is not as easy parroting your liberal daily talking points.

So here. If you even care to learn anything.

The Great Migration
http://www.blackpast.org/...

Dixiecrats
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/166...

"A Democratic splinter group in the 1948 U.S. presidential election organized by Southerners who objected to the civil rights program of the Democratic Party."

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#962797 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Blacks would rather have high unemployment because of a lack of a real education in some of the worst schools without a choice and don't want to be treated like all Americans but stereotyped and voting blocs instead? Is that why they voted for Obama?
You got it backwards again. Big employers love high unemployment because it keeps workers desperate to keep what paltry jobs that they can get , or accept too low wage jobs rather than risking a walk-out for better working conditions and a livable wage (until conditions get so bad that they're forced to strike.) The problem is that Big employers refusing to negotiate now with workers for better wages and working conditions only make the future more violent and chaotic.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962798 Aug 12, 2013
Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own – a backlash to anti-spending tea party shrillness as budget cuts begin to significantly shrink defense and domestic programs.

Tea party forces may have dominated the House GOP's approach to the budget so far, but pragmatists in the party have served notice they won't stand idly by for indiscriminate spending cuts to politically popular community development grants, education programs and even Amtrak.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/12/paul...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962799 Aug 12, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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So why don't blacks vote Republican? The answer is simple. Black people are not crazy. Being not crazy, they understand a simple truth about conservatives: They have never stood with, or up for, black people. Never.
Forget modern controversies like mass incarceration. Social conservatives, then based largely in the Democratic Party of the early to mid-20th century, opposed the Voting Rights Act. They opposed the Civil Rights Act. They opposed school integration. They opposed the Montgomery Bus Boycott. They opposed a law to crack down on lynching.
These are the people for whom African-Americans are now supposed to vote? To make the argument is to betray a stunning contempt for the intelligence — and memory — of black voters.
In talking about race, conservatives have all the moral authority of a pimp talking about women's rights. Granted, "their" blacks might disagree.
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-11-07/n...
Because they were promised to be taken care by the federal government under the New Deal.

Do some research, man. You can even learn how it harmed blacks more than helped them - like I just did.

http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/w...

Since: Jun 13

Location hidden

#962800 Aug 12, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Scary how personal you guys take criticism if obama. Thats not normal.
Normal????? What do you know about "normal"? Now, "scary", that's something you cowards on the right know lots about.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#962801 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Hasn't your dumb azz been camped out here as long as mine?
Bush didn't proclaim half of the country his political enemies or try to censor news organizations.
You sure are slow on the uptake for being so smart.
I can't help but wish Bush's IRS had targeted and interrogated your dumb azz too.
Bush didn't try to censor the news. he just tried to buy it.

Bush administration payment of columnists

The Bush administration payment of columnists refers to the payment of public funds to right-wing media commentators by several U.S. executive departments under Cabinet officials to promote various policies of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were paid to at least three commentators to promote Bush administration policies.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bush_administrat...
Harry Reid

United States

#962802 Aug 12, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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We're learning how to play your game while still being above board.
You lie...cheat...steal...whatever .
To the winner belong the spoils is the only rule of politics. While you t-p fools prattle on about abortion, we reap the profits of a government-funded industry.

Joke is on you, sucker!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962803 Aug 12, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Reagan played football with one black player at Dixon HS and two black players at Eureka College (1929), Reagan was the product of progressive parenting and a progressive region of the US which likely explains his liberal thinking and lifestyle throughout the first half of his life.
By contrast, the first black player at Alabama was John Mitchell in 1971, well after Namath and Stabler had moved on to the NFL. BTW Namath often fought with his Alabama teammates over their disparaging remarks about black players on other teams.
Funny thing Carol, as much as you admire Reagan, he likely wouldn't have cared much for you
"I didn't leave the Democratic Party. It left me."
Ronald Reagan

I more than likely would have even leaned more Democrat at one time. But radical progressive secularists, Marxism and communism ideologies polluted the party.

Your party, I believe. Despite what you say.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#962804 Aug 12, 2013
Homer wrote:
Good morning folks. What has the rightwing retard's dander up on this fine morning?
Oh and BTW Homewr-Since you ASKED-

Ever heard of dimwit author by the name of Krakauer?

Quick comment on-he ought to be SMACKED in the head with a three day old carp.

What a DIRTBAG. Makes anyone wonder who probably PAID him to DISCREDIT an actual WORTHY Nobel Prize candidate-

ie: GREG MORTENSON-C.A.I. Stones into Schools project(S!)..emphasis on MANY wonderful PROJECT(S)!!!!--- aka author of Three Cups of Tea.

People like that (sell out no doubt) Krakheadauer pizz me off. Jealous Dirtbag. Probably a UN jacboot licking suck or something too.
Harry Reid

United States

#962805 Aug 12, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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HEY STUPID! There were witnesses on the ground in Benghazi that said they heard the group that attacked the consulate, Ansar al-Shariah, reference the video. This is the same group that destroyed an Italian consulate because of a perceived insult to the prophet.
No nitwit the producer of the video Nakoula Basseley Nakoula wasn't sent to jail for making the video, he was sent for violating the conditions of his parole.
So where has the President lied nitwit?
You're an idiot Carol!
Good to hear that our CIA guys fooled you. Old Harry told Barack that the trick would never work, but Barack was right in never underestimating the stupidity of the media and the American public. That's why Barry is President and Harry is stuck with shaking down casinos.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#962806 Aug 12, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Scary how personal you guys take criticism if obama. Thats not normal.
I think optus should give his unearned Nobel Prize to the C.A.I. Stones into Schools projects,..to heck with he unearned dolluhs that went alog with it.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962807 Aug 12, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Because Republicans don't care. They want more spending cuts for schools , no public-private investment jobs creation programs or tax credit incentive programs for businesses to hire more workers and offer job training , cuts to family planning and health services for poorer , African-American, White, Hispanic , and elderly families,.. Does turning their back on the problems of the poor really the Republican solution?
We've been throwing millions upon millions of dollars at the public school system and the war on poverty for five decades.

All we see in return is progressive liberalism taking us down in keeping up and competing with other countries' test scores because of a piss poor education system and poverty at its highest level since the great depression.

Money doesn't educate. Good teachers and a disciplined classroom educates.

Money doesn't help people who don't want to be helped.

Time to look past your limited horizons.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#962808 Aug 12, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush didn't try to censor the news. he just tried to buy it.
Bush administration payment of columnists
The Bush administration payment of columnists refers to the payment of public funds to right-wing media commentators by several U.S. executive departments under Cabinet officials to promote various policies of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration. Hundreds of thousands of dollars were paid to at least three commentators to promote Bush administration policies.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bush_administrat...
Oh, and you don't think George Soros is funding liberal news outlets on behalf of Obama and democrats?

Time to see past your limited horizons.
LCNlin

United States

#962810 Aug 12, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Good Morning Homer,
I like this new approach:
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department will avoid charging certain low-level and nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that carry mandatory minimums, Attorney General Eric Holder will announce Monday. The policy shift will allow certain defendants -- those without ties to large-scale organizations, gangs or cartels -- to avoid what Holder called "draconian mandatory minimum sentences."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/12/eric...
Good morning,
Foxtalk rather minor tooday
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#962811 Aug 12, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Okay dumbass, when you break a bone and you get an X-ray , where do you think the technician got their training? If you get blood drawn where did the person doing it get theirs. At a Community College! If you're in the hospital there's a good chance that the nurse taking care of you at least got her initial degree at a community college.
Community Colleges are useless? Don't tell that to Mike Kittredge who founded Yankee Candle who attended Holyoke Community College and now has a business center named after him there.
No my son doesn't go to a community college he's starting his senior year at a four year college in Washington DC and he also works as a congressional staffer.
Yeah Sweden had a riot. So did Great Britain also in response to a police killing. The US has had them too. Anyone familiar with this country's history would know that we've had some really significant ones going all the way back to the War of 1812.
Want to see an idiot? Look in the mirror.
Idiot liberal waters down his argument. Weasel.

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