Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251085 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

#1013933 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Are you saying that a Mormon man with several wives and several children who are all on welfare and foodstamps is okay with you?
I will clarify this to you; I don't think people should have children unless and until they can afford to support them. If you are able bodied and can work; you should be working.
My chiropractors wife said to me last week: "all these young women are having their babies on Medicaid; they're getting free or low priced section 8 housing; and......they're white!"
I said to her; "Imagine that, and you thought it was only blacks who did this stunt"?
Had to chuckle.
Welfare and foodstamps are a temporary measure; there is no more long term welfare. If there was universal single payer healthcare paid through taxation, then everyone would be covererd. Period.
That is the only solution.
i realize there are more whites on welfare. Never said there wasn't. Welfare and food stamps for a lot of people are a way of life for generations. Perhaps getting rid of the oppressive tax code and allowing people to keep their money and grow wealth is a better idea than socialism.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1013934 Oct 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Mother used cloth diapers. what is the big deal? It's called a washing machine. You would think they would be happy with less diapers going to the landfill!
I've read/seen where cloth diapers are making a comeback. The annual cost advantage of cloth vs disposable is mind blowing.

Cloth Diaper manufacturers have designed some really neat stuff to compete with the disposable industry like elastic edges to seal leakage, color designs, water-proof fabric linings, etc.

And it's all re-usable.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1013935 Oct 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Teach your kids not to threaten people just because they appear to be old and helpless.
If these clowns had behaved in the same manner to a car full of Trayvons, they would all be dead.
What are you talking about? The old man followed after them and shot them. If he felt threatened, he should have driven off.
That guy wasn't old or helpless. What a travesty; and if we are going to reward this type of behavior; it will never end.
BTW, that other killer who murdered that boy in Jacksonville because those kids were playing loud music is charged with first degree murder.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1013936 Oct 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Every municipal course operated by the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County allows walking at any time...most whites and Asians walk...almost any course will allow walking, although some will require payment of the cart fee regardless....even your Bocajew courses...
the security argument is ridiculous, as Obama uses an open golf cart...
The President isn't playing on municipal golf courses; most private golf courses make you use a cart; I agree that walking is better, I don't know why it isn't allowed; unless it's changed again.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1013937 Oct 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> i realize there are more whites on welfare. Never said there wasn't. Welfare and food stamps for a lot of people are a way of life for generations. Perhaps getting rid of the oppressive tax code and allowing people to keep their money and grow wealth is a better idea than socialism.
I am not in favor of long term welfare; I am in favor of a society that provides a safety net for those who fall on hard times to help them get on their feet.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1013938 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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What are you talking about? The old man followed after them and shot them. If he felt threatened, he should have driven off.
That guy wasn't old or helpless. What a travesty; and if we are going to reward this type of behavior; it will never end.
BTW, that other killer who murdered that boy in Jacksonville because those kids were playing loud music is charged with first degree murder.
Punks who pick fights are sometimes surprised when the victim stands up to them...in this case they (maybe) learned a lesson without serious consequences...

the jury obviously disagreed with you...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1013939 Oct 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Me too. She even (gasp) hung the clothes out on a line to dry!!!
We all came from that generation; those were the days when most of our mothers didn't work outside the home. Although I used cloth diapers on my first child; hanging them out in the sun bleaches them. The problem with cloth diapers is that they retain moisture and keep the skin wet which causes more skin irritations like diaper rash.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1013940 Oct 29, 2013
Emeem wrote:
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Try taking this smart pill. Smart people align themselves with those that try to make things better. Mistakes are part of progress, you learn from them, adjust and forge ahead. Only losers let mistakes deter them. Progressives make things happen, they change the world.
Cowards are afraid to try anything new, they expect failure because they have failed so often. These whiners offer nothing. They have no ideas and try to pull themselves up by dragging others down.
Learn from Obama, don't be a loser all your life.
"Mistakes are part of progress, you learn from them, adjust and forge ahead.......Learn from Obama".

I have. Obama is the mistake and I am learning from it.

I suggest that you do the same, Pollyanna.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1013941 Oct 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The trucks looked like the the milk home delivery trucks of the day and many had a little baby-kewpie on the roof.
It was a good sized industry back in the day and a very common shower gift.
Amazing the conveniences and comforts of an era when men earned a bit over a hundred bucks per week while their wives stayed home and diddled the Fuller Brush men.
3 cent postage stamps back then and when they jumped to a nickle you'd have thought the fkn world was going to end.
And our mothers ordered from the Sears catalog!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1013942 Oct 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Good afternoon Homer__the rightie tighties are uncomfortable again today for they don't like green, as in stock market green. As the DOW marches towards another all time high and the analysts are now talking 16,000 by the end of the year while gasoline prices continue to slip__the tea party gibberish continues to get sillier by the day.
The economy really is on fire!!! And it's national oatmeal day!
It's National Defecation Day. Go get yer fill, boy!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1013943 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The President isn't playing on municipal golf courses; most private golf courses make you use a cart; I agree that walking is better, I don't know why it isn't allowed; unless it's changed again.
Most private golf courses absolutely do not require you to use a cart, although they may charge the cart fee regardless....

The best private courses still use caddies instead of or in addition to golf carts.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1013944 Oct 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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ObamaKKKare is committing suicide....we are watching as the plan comes together...
Wishful thinking. We are only hearing from a couple of disgruntled people who were under-insured and are ignoring the FACT that they may very well qualify for tax subsidies to offset premium increases. Rethug tactics are laughable.

The ACA will survive just as Bush's Medicare Part D prescription plan did. You remember..the one with the confusing mess of a website that wasn't up and running upon implementation?

FACT: Most Democrats voted against Medicare Part D. However, they did not turn around and sue the Bush administration or go to the Supreme Court to get it invalidated.

Hillary Clinton at the time: "I voted against it, but once it passed I certainly determined that I would try to do everything I could to make sure that New Yorkers understood it, could access it, and make the best of it." That is a rational adult response. You people need to grow up.

Glitches Mar Launch Of Medicare Drug Plan

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1136336...

President Tells Insurers to Aid Ailing Medicare Drug Plan

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/16/politics/16... ;
Ray

United States

#1013945 Oct 29, 2013
Homer wrote:
"It's going to be tough moving forward as a civilization with rightwingers constantly holding us back" - Homer 2016
"As long as rightwingers continue to hope for failure we will never colonize planets and fulfill the dreams put for by our ancestors" - Homer 2016
"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned.
He must have know rightwing idiots would try and hold the country back at every turn.
There must be a reason your mama named you "Homer" her next choice would have been "Elmer".

Let me guess...wait just a minute, hmmmm.....your last name is FUDD?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1013946 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The President isn't playing on municipal golf courses; most private golf courses make you use a cart; I agree that walking is better, I don't know why it isn't allowed; unless it's changed again.
It is a time factor. However no course requires you to drive that I know of. Even Kings Mill and the TPC Virginia Beach allow you to walk.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1013947 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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What are you talking about? The old man followed after them and shot them. If he felt threatened, he should have driven off.
That guy wasn't old or helpless. What a travesty; and if we are going to reward this type of behavior; it will never end.
BTW, that other killer who murdered that boy in Jacksonville because those kids were playing loud music is charged with first degree murder.
It's funny this BIGOT LIBERAL LOSER didnt read the story about the 2 young eagle scouts who MURDERED the THE WW2 VETERAN I guess they were teaching him how to tie Knots the LIBERAL RACISTS BIGOTS LOVE RACE BAITING see where sharpton is
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1013948 Oct 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Nobody was seriously injured, and the so-called victims were looking for trouble:
It started when Tover, heading north on Judge Winikoff Road, steered his silver Cadillac XLR convertible with the top down in front of Alexandra Nisall's black Hyundai Accent.
Nisall testified Tover was going too slow so she honked at him three times. Tover came to a complete stop, opened his door and began to step out, she said.
Tover said: "They literally tried to run me off the road."
Papero said Nisall braked, then drove around and past Tover, while Perriello made a gesture with his arms. Nisall made a right turn from Winikoff to Glades Road, and headed east.
While Nisall was stopped in the left lane for a red light at Diego Drive, Tover pulled up next to her in the right lane.
Perriello was cursing and "started coming out of the window,'Dukes of Hazzard' stuff," Tover told the detectives. "I didn't hesitate to squeeze off a few rounds."
Sounds wonderful. Expect a lot more of these incident with these 'Stand your ground laws' and what have you. Whatever ever happened to common decency? I blame rightwing talk radio, Fox News, Tea Baggers in general.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1013949 Oct 29, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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I've read/seen where cloth diapers are making a comeback. The annual cost advantage of cloth vs disposable is mind blowing.
Cloth Diaper manufacturers have designed some really neat stuff to compete with the disposable industry like elastic edges to seal leakage, color designs, water-proof fabric linings, etc.
And it's all re-usable.
Washers and dryers are the difference now versus then__actually versus Pamper$ cloth makes sense.

I wonder where one buys diaper pins these days.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1013950 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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And our mothers ordered from the Sears catalog!
My mom use to go out of her way for green stamps. There was another stamp but don't remember the name. Seems I remember them being gold colored.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1013951 Oct 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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And our mothers ordered from the Sears catalog!
Now everybody(Flack) buys cheap disposable crap from Walmart, first for his kids now for himself.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1013952 Oct 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
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you believe wrong. And you need to quit trying to force your values on others.
"Eman"
You equate values with "uselessforever"? That is a definite oxymoron.
Peace

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