Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1582519 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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Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977031 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The new president of Iran recognizes Israel.
Not a big surprise. I have posted before that Israel was meeting with Russia.

As the US weakened its position in Mid East with bumbled Hilary and Obama Foreign diplomacy, countries there became nervous and turned to Russia for protection.

None of this changes the fact that there is targeting of US interests through out the Mid East.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977032 Sep 6, 2013
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>They've got to play the Romney card, like they've had to play the Bush card, because they've got nothing else. The empty suit is looking more and more like Clint Eastwood's empty chair skit at the RNC every day.
All I know is if Romney were sitting in the WH, all that time and money spent on investigating Obama's ineptness and incompetency would have been saved, three Americans and an ambassador would still be alive today, bin Laden would still be dead, and there would be a collective sigh of relief from the unemployed and the employers because Obamacare would already be history.

It's also pretty safe to say President Romney would have put a little fear into Russia, Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood because he, too, knew strength is the only thing they understand and respect. And China's arrogance and manipulation would have been put to task.

But this country voted for what we have now and we're getting just what we deserve, unfortunately.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977033 Sep 6, 2013
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>LOL, yes because they were all well paying jobs and not retail minimum wage and mostly made up. Right?
Worse, 320,000 more people have dropped out. Leaving job participation at 1978 levels.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977034 Sep 6, 2013
Uh-oh...I can do this all day.

(Just have to apologize for having to do it again.)

He gave that man in a wheelchair his undivided attention and listened to his every word bending down to his eye level until he heard the entire story about his condition. He exchanged dialogue with him showing obvious empathy for his illness even though many other people were standing around waiting to shake his hand.

The issue of medical marijuana was not as understood or accepted in 2007 as it is today. Romney was put in a position of either having to spend a considerable amount of time debating this controversial issue with this one man or stating his stance on legalizing marijuana - medical or otherwise - while expressing his empathy and leaving it at that. It was not the time or place for anyone to ask a politician such a loaded question.

A lot of people at that time thought using marijuana for medicinal purposes was just an excuse to legalize it. Politicians "working a room" rarely, if ever, get into a political debate over a controversial issue with one person in the room.

Romney, I'm sure, considered it a "gotcha" question and wasn't going to tell the man something he couldn't promise or back up after being put in that compromising position.

If he was against legalizing marijuana, he couldn't very well say he personally would not have anyone arrested for breaking the law.

People's opinion about medical marijuana have changed with more information and education over the years. If asked the same question today, Romney might have had a completely different answer.

Romney responded no differently than any other politician when asked a "no win" question working a crowded room. For all we know, the man in the wheelchair could have been a plant.

In California, using marijuana for medicinal purposes had become a farce. Everyone had some kind of medical issue and prescriptions were being handed out like candy. Marijuana stores were on every street corner.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#977035 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You are a Jew and are against Israel? Aren't you supposed to be celebrating the New Year? This Syria invasion is prompted by Israel and Saudi Arabia
So you want to blame Israel again also. Yes Lily it is Rosh Hasanah-are you wishing me Happy New Year? Believe it or not we don't celebrate Yom Teruah 24/7.
If the O'bama war on Syria is prompted by other countries, why is O'bama taking orders from them? O'bama looking for excuse to blame anyone-he hates Israel like most leftists--back to the 1967 borders. No one is looking to the United States now. O'bama is a doofus.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977036 Sep 6, 2013
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>They've got to play the Romney card, like they've had to play the Bush card, because they've got nothing else. The empty suit is looking more and more like Clint Eastwood's empty chair skit at the RNC every day.
Obama isn't even funny anymore. He is a walking disaster.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977037 Sep 6, 2013
Iran didn't invade Kuwait and didn't rape, torture and kill Kuwaitis. We hadn't gone to war with Iran to drive them out of that country.

Iran didn't unleash chemical weapons on 5000 of his own people.

Iran didn't have mass graves with hundreds of its own citizens buried all over the country.

The UN hadn't given Iran 15 resolutions to come clean about a WMD program with threats of "serious consequences".

The Democrats hadn't passed legislation in 1998 to depose of Iran's leader as a clear and present danger.

Bill Clinton just kissed their butt and they farted in his face.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#977038 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
I did, there are plenty. You're a liar. So you're against the drone program?
Would a Republican president dismantle the drone program? If Mitt Romney won, we'd be bombing Iran.
You're just a racist. The drone program has be enormously successful.
Romney didn't win-is doesn't matter. Hypothetically speaking you could say if Romney won the world would have taken notice and stopped enriching. They would have been afraid--but noooo we got the skinny guy who no one is afraid of. O'bama is the worse speaker in history. O'bama is a doofus-are you listening to his er well um so ah well ah ah I um well if if as ah well um?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977039 Sep 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
My personal little ankle biters were busy last night. It's comical how my posts went from fans to rotten tomato throwers overnight.
Did I just say fans? Meant to say adoring fans.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977040 Sep 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Well, someone went and done it again. So here's the same post just to annoy my little judge-it.
He gave that man in a wheelchair his undivided attention and listened to his every word bending down to his eye level until he heard the entire story about his condition. He exchanged dialogue with him showing obvious empathy for his illness even though many other people were standing around waiting to shake his hand.
The issue of medical marijuana was not as understood or accepted in 2007 as it is today. Romney was put in a position of either having to spend a considerable amount of time debating this controversial issue with this one man or stating his stance on legalizing marijuana - medical or otherwise - while expressing his empathy and leaving it at that. It was not the time or place for anyone to ask a politician such a loaded question.
A lot of people at that time thought using marijuana for medicinal purposes was just an excuse to legalize it. Politicians "working a room" rarely, if ever, get into a political debate over a controversial issue with one person in the room.
Romney, I'm sure, considered it a "gotcha" question and wasn't going to tell the man something he couldn't promise or back up after being put in that compromising position.
If he was against legalizing marijuana, he couldn't very well say he personally would not have anyone arrested for breaking the law.
People's opinion about medical marijuana have changed with more information and education over the years. If asked the same question today, Romney might have had a completely different answer.
Romney responded no differently than any other politician when asked a "no win" question working a crowded room. For all we know, the man in the wheelchair could have been a plant.
In California, using marijuana for medicinal purposes had become a farce. Everyone had some kind of medical issue and prescriptions were being handed out like candy. Marijuana stores were on every street corner.
(It's more fun to re-post the longer ones.)
Meh, one way the other it makes it easier to find posts to read.

But, joining the parade.

Stocks fall sharply on reported Putin comment

Putin Says Russia To Assist Syria In Case of External Attack

Russian war ships moving toward Syria

China sending 1000 marines
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977041 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't you go and join the Russian army you traitor. Favor or not favor, you should still be an American.
News headlines/reality challenges lily's fantasy world.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977042 Sep 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
We owe our allegiance to our country and NOT to any leader -Ted Roosevelt
America First
We have no idea what kind of country we own our allegiance to anymore.

The liberals' allegiance is to Obama's fundamentally transformed progressive liberalist nation.

The conservatives are still trying to figure out what happened to our fellow countrymen.

We can only hope the present insanity is only temporary.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#977043 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The new president of Iran recognizes Israel.
TEHRAN — In an unusual press conference Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, was shown unlabeled maps of Cyprus, Iceland, Israel, and Kansas and asked if he could pick out Israel.

"Its that one, the third from the left" said Rouhani pointing at the correct map of Israel.

The event has sparked interest in the new president as it provides further contrast with his predecessor who once mistook a shoe for the nation of Israel ...

Read more:

Imjustmakingshitup.com

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#977044 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The point is this: if Romney wanted to intervene in Syria; you'd all be waving the flag; if he wanted to bomb Iran, you'd be orgasmic.
You're too simple minded to understand the whole concept of the Middle East. You all whined and justified the Iraq invasion; basing it upon his gassing of his own people. What's different now?
You all became doves? or Russian sympathizers?
Uneffing believable.
I am not in support of any war; however, I don't think that we are privy to all of the intel either, nor should we be.
McCain and Graham have met with the rebels; they are pushing for this; they are Republican. So what's the deal?
I am of the mind that if there is to be war, then it should be paid for first and not stick the American people with the bill for years to come.
Israel and Saudi Arabia,Turkey, are pushing for this intervention.
I was too young when the Iraq war happened to know about Sadaam gassing anyone. I had no idea. I wanted our government to bomb any and all moslems after I experienced 9-11. I wanted to get even and wipe them out. Linsay Grahamnesty has been a joke to me. I voted for McCain because of Sara Palin.
Whatever

Scottsbluff, NE

#977045 Sep 6, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>So you want to blame Israel again also. Yes Lily it is Rosh Hasanah-are you wishing me Happy New Year? Believe it or not we don't celebrate Yom Teruah 24/7.
If the O'bama war on Syria is prompted by other countries, why is O'bama taking orders from them? O'bama looking for excuse to blame anyone-he hates Israel like most leftists--back to the 1967 borders. No one is looking to the United States now. O'bama is a doofus.
Have a sweet Rosh Hasanah

lily is having a tough time with headlines/reality that is in conflict with her idealized world.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#977046 Sep 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Iran didn't invade Kuwait and didn't rape, torture and kill Kuwaitis. We hadn't gone to war with Iran to drive them out of that country.
Iran didn't unleash chemical weapons on 5000 of his own people.
Iran didn't have mass graves with hundreds of its own citizens buried all over the country.
The UN hadn't given Iran 15 resolutions to come clean about a WMD program with threats of "serious consequences".
The Democrats hadn't passed legislation in 1998 to depose of Iran's leader as a clear and present danger.
Bill Clinton just kissed their butt and they farted in his face.
Oops...meant to say Clinton kissed "North Korea's" butt...and then say they farted in his face.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#977047 Sep 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama isn't even funny anymore. He is a walking disaster.
his speaking is horrifying. No wonder every one thinks Americans are stupid.
Bernard Forand

Cape Coral, FL

#977048 Sep 6, 2013
In the past I have provided numerous numbers of our Inequality within the USA . Numbers can lack visualizing the extent of what they represent Today I will seek to stimulate your visual apprehension of the problem with “The Price Of Inequality” in the USA.
Here we can attack say a tree which we want to dispose of. Many attack the branches where in one attacks at the roots.
Similar to what we have here on this thread. Lets go to the root of the problem. Inequality of our labors productivity.
Price of Inequality is far more expensive to one and all. Inequality properly addressed that would benefit, yes even the lone hermit in the woods, to his majesty on the throne, if inequality were to be more justified in its distributions.
Now I will provide a video chart which may be more helpful in comprehending inequality as it is presently exist within the USA. We take care of that problem and the might of the USA would be undisputable through out the world and its Free Markets.
Yes even here in the USA, Austerity has taken its toll. Diminishing our strengths to compete effectively, on the Free Markets Of the World. http://neweconomy.net/content/wealth-inequali... video chart USA wealth Distributions..



“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#977049 Sep 6, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't you go and join the Russian army you traitor. Favor or not favor, you should still be an American.
O'bama is threatening our very way of life in the United States--but hey follow that monkey off the vine.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#977050 Sep 6, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Romney didn't win-is doesn't matter. Hypothetically speaking you could say if Romney won the world would have taken notice and stopped enriching. They would have been afraid--but noooo we got the skinny guy who no one is afraid of. O'bama is the worse speaker in history. O'bama is a doofus-are you listening to his er well um so ah well ah ah I um well if if as ah well um?
Does this one need to be reminded that N. Korea tested its first nuke while quaking in fear of GW Bush and that Iran's nuclear program continued also under dread of the dreaded (dreadful) GW Bush?

Yes, its not us rational Americans who fear the GOP, its the whole world!

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