Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1402904 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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Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#933968 Jun 28, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Wrong again carol, you made a statement without even a scintilla of evidence to back it up and your response as well as this post are also totally devoid of any factual basis.
Abortions account for only 3% of the services Planned Parenthood provides as opposed to 41% for STD screening and treatment, 32% for contraception and 12% for cancer treatment and prevention.
Sonograms are an unnecessary procedure whose only purpose in these cases is to introduce shame in an already difficult decision.
Those of us on the left are wholly in favor of legislation that makes abortion unnecessary such as Rosa DeLauro's Preventing Unintended Pregnancies, Reducing the Need for Abortion, and Supporting Pregnant Women Act, comprehensive legislation that pairs prevention programs like increased access to contraception for low-income women and comprehensive sex education with support programs for pregnant women and new moms, including expanded health coverage for pregnant women and children, a national adoption campaign and support for pregnant and parenting students. It aims to reduce the prevalence of abortion by addressing its root causes: unintended pregnancies and the lack of resources and help for women who become pregnant. Each year, roughly 1.2 million women undergo an abortion and approximately one out of every five pregnancies ended in abortion. Nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended and about 60 percent of abortions are had by women with incomes at 200 percent or below of the poverty line.
The only thing that ideologues like you want to do is ban abortions which would not end them but drive them underground and put women into the hands of more Kermit Gosnells.
LOL! You have tons of credibility so everyone takes what you say with a grain of salt.

How's Sweden doing?
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#933969 Jun 28, 2013
Democrats do not support policies the majority of Americans do if you go to the Topix home page and look at the various issues Topix users vote on.

This also holds true with Obamacare. We have seen credible polls over the past couple of years and they are pretty consistent.

Let's hope the Democrats Ministry of Propaganda becomes less effective. More and more people also do not trust this lamestream media.

Liberalism is a mental disorder.
GOPIdiots

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#933970 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Shut the hell up, you dumb cluck.
Bill Clinton built that wall between the FBI and the CIA to save his ass from being caught taking donations from the Chinese.
Why the hell didn't Bill Clinton know what George Bush was supposed to know when the plot was underway for five years - the entire second term of Clinton's watch - and Bush was only 8 months into the job??
Now zip it. You're being a pest.
I get it.
When the President is a Republican...he gets a pass.
But when the President is a Democrat, then that President is responsible for everything that happened before he was elected.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#933971 Jun 28, 2013
Jon Corzine Charged By Regulators In Connection With MF Global Collapse

Jon Corzine former co-chairman of Goldman Sachs and New Jersey's democratic governor, was charged with violating his legal obligations to diligently supervise MF Global.

He was also charged with not acting in good faith as a "control person" at the firm.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/27/jon-...

It's the culture...
LCN Llin

United States

#933972 Jun 28, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>
I get it.
When the President is a Republican...he gets a pass.
But when the President is a Democrat, then that President is responsible for everything that happened before he was elected.
and sock puppets for the one percent
RedHorseRevelati on

AOL

#933973 Jun 28, 2013
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Bible PROOF 1.5 BIL MUSLIMS to die --

http://youtu.be/n7ok0g8iwJI

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PDUPONT

Easthampton, MA

#933974 Jun 28, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
That was a desperate spin on the liberals' part. And you bought it. Were any progressive organizations denied tax exemption?
Did the IRS send the FBI to progressives asking them what they said in their prayers, what books they read or the names and addresses of all the members in their organization and leaked them to a hard rightwing conservative website which they published?
If you don't recognize this as KBG tactics and a gross infringement on civil liberties and that this would have never been tolerated before this administration, you're helplessly lost.
It's not spin nitwit it's actual facts. Yes Carol three progr4essive groups Emerge Maine, Emerge Massachusetts and Emerge Nevada were denied 501(c)(4) status. How many "conservative groups were denied? NONE!
The IRS didn't send FBI agents out to question anybody all groups got the same questions.
But thank you for reminding us that not only are you abysmally stupid but a damned liar as well.
No Surprize

Saint Petersburg, FL

#933975 Jun 28, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text> and sock puppets for the one percent
Talking to yourself sock puppet is one thing...but losing an argument to yourself Patrick? WOW!!

It's the culture...
anonymous

Barberton, OH

#933976 Jun 28, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>
I get it.
When the President is a Republican...he gets a pass.
But when the President is a Democrat, then that President is responsible for everything that happened before he was elected.
That's very debatable..... but under no circumstances should the NSA be given a pass.

End the entitlement of presidents and governors to give pardons. Prosecute appointed officials for doing the dirty work of politicians.

While you're at it, make judges accountable to the people when they overstep their authority and allow the public to bring up charges against Congressmen if they inaccurately report on government spending and the activities of government organizations that operate secretly under the umbrella of security.

Obviously, there needs to be a buffer against impulsive public opinion, but make sure that there is a working process for correcting government abuses.

As far as private lives are concerned, an elected official simply is not entitled to a single thing that the most common citizen isn't. If they feel that they need privacy, then why on Earth doesn't any American also have that right? Is it simply understood that some people aren't presidential material?

Don't get all pious with everyone. You can talk the way you do because you're hiding behind a web site. When the cameras are pointing at you, then you can defend who you want to defend and take your chances for doing so.
Forum

Carlsbad, NM

#933977 Jun 28, 2013
Someone is destroying the next generations
with a new school system.
Special education is a choice. Why would
anyone want their child to be outcast?
It is just another way of brainwashing
children.
Now there are teachers that are monolingual.
Catholic schools teach all of the children
the same. They are all equal. If they need
help they get tutoring. Learning is not that
hard. All children learn. No one is disabled.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933978 Jun 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This from a racial slur slinger. My My My
Dumbass Dave is one creepy-ass cracker.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933979 Jun 28, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>

The only thing that ideologues like you want to do is ban abortions which would not end them but drive them underground and put women into the hands of more Kermit Gosnells.
Kermit Gosnell's abortion clinic had the same licensing as Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. How can you be sure they are any better?
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933980 Jun 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
They did.
The IG report looked at the Tea Party & right wing groups because that is what Darrell Issa wanted.
Proof that Issa is a liar.
That was dumb.

The IG report showed 100% of groups with tea party or patriot was flagged. Still waiting.

Whine as much as you want less than 30% of those with progressive in name was flagged and except for a few most was approved.

But, but ISSA does not change the findings.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933981 Jun 28, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not spin nitwit it's actual facts. Yes Carol three progr4essive groups Emerge Maine, Emerge Massachusetts and Emerge Nevada were denied 501(c)(4) status. How many "conservative groups were denied? NONE!
The IRS didn't send FBI agents out to question anybody all groups got the same questions.
But thank you for reminding us that not only are you abysmally stupid but a damned liar as well.
NAME any who were approved.
Patriot

Longmont, CO

#933982 Jun 28, 2013
America Under Attack

Amnesty Bill’s $3,000 Penalty for Hiring Americans


If it isn’t clear yet that the federal government is hostile to the American population, the fingers poked in our eye by the Schumer/Rubio amnesty outrage should get the point across. Combined with ObamaCare, it actually fines employers $3,000 for hiring Americans rather than foreigners who snuck into the country illegally. Read it and rage:


As I’ve outlined previously, under Obamacare, businesses with over 50 workers that employ American citizens without offering them qualifying health insurance could be subject to fines of up to $3,000 per worker. But because newly legalized immigrants wouldn’t be eligible for subsidies on the Obamacare exchanges until after they become citizens – at least 13 years under the Senate bill – businesses could avoid such fines by hiring the new immigrants instead.…

In a free market, if a new immigrant worker can do a job better than an American worker for a cheaper price, there shouldn’t be a problem with a business hiring the immigrant. But when the immigration bill interacts with Obamacare’s employer mandate, it functions as a reverse tariff against hiring American citizens. It would be like subjecting Americans to a $3,000 tax on purchasing American cars, while allowing them to avoid that tax by purchasing cars from Germany, Japan, or any other country other than America. That’s not free trade. That’s government rigging the game against American citizens.

http://moonbattery.com/...
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933983 Jun 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
THERE ARE NO CUTS IN MEDICARE TO DOCTORS IN OBAMACARE.
My God you people are dumber than sh*t.
The cuts in payments stem from a law passed in 1997 that adjusted payments based "by comparing the percentage increase in Medicare payments to doctors to the percentage increase in the GDP."
In the past, this was overridden in Congress by the "doc fix".
This "doc fix" was originally in the ACA but Republicans ran in circles screaming how expensive it was.
Republicans controlled Congress when this law was passed & had plenty of opportunities to fix it.
Comparing the payments to the GDP during the Bush recession & its effects cut those payments.
But hey, let it up to right whiners to blame Obama for not fixing a problem they created in both writing the law & creating the recession.
Dave, doctors are dropping Medicare patients. Your whine does not explain why this happening.

Try something that doesn't have "but Bush" in the reason.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933984 Jun 28, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
Jon Corzine Charged By Regulators In Connection With MF Global Collapse
Jon Corzine former co-chairman of Goldman Sachs and New Jersey's democratic governor, was charged with violating his legal obligations to diligently supervise MF Global.
He was also charged with not acting in good faith as a "control person" at the firm.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/27/jon-...
It's the culture...
I thought this guy slid under the radar.

How do you "misplace" a couple million of your investors money?
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933985 Jun 28, 2013
Rassmussin

Obama: Strongly Approve: 22%... Strongly Disapprove: 43%... Index:-21… Total Approval: 45%.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#933986 Jun 28, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters)- The father of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said in an interview he is reasonably confident his son will return to the United States as long as certain conditions are met.

Those conditions could include not detaining Snowden before trial, NBC News said on Friday. The NBC report added that he plans to make that point in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to be sent through his lawyer later on Friday.

Snowden's father, in part of the NBC interview that aired on the "Today Show," also said he is concerned his son was being manipulated by others, including people from WikiLeaks.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/28/edwa...
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#933987 Jun 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
THERE ARE NO CUTS IN MEDICARE TO DOCTORS IN OBAMACARE.
My God you people are dumber than sh*t.
The cuts in payments stem from a law passed in 1997 that adjusted payments based "by comparing the percentage increase in Medicare payments to doctors to the percentage increase in the GDP."
In the past, this was overridden in Congress by the "doc fix".
This "doc fix" was originally in the ACA but Republicans ran in circles screaming how expensive it was.
Republicans controlled Congress when this law was passed & had plenty of opportunities to fix it.
Comparing the payments to the GDP during the Bush recession & its effects cut those payments.
But hey, let it up to right whiners to blame Obama for not fixing a problem they created in both writing the law & creating the recession.
Dave, it isn't a case that you don't know the below. You just have a terrible case of thinking just blame on Bush and will keep you from the truth.

The second bunch of money that gets cut from Medicare under Obamacare comes from providers. Hospitals, home health agencies and others will see Medicare payments grow more slowly than they have in the past.

Medicare benefits will not change – in theory. However, providers who get paid less from Medicare in the future may be less inclined to accept Medicare patients, thereby reducing access.

Read more: http://swampland.time.com/2012/08/16/fact-che...

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