Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1566595 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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Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#993043 Oct 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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it's overrun with republicans wanting to be democrats.
get a clue.
The "glitch" we're talking about is the inconsistent costs and some of them being too hard to believe.

Keep up.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#993044 Oct 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Perhaps they need to recover the cost of insuring the hospitals that are forced to provide free medical care to people who refuse to work and 30 million illegal aliens here? They raise both your and the hospital's premiums to cover that loss.
Because the government is incompetent, there were no oversight and controls implemented, and this situation had no governing audits.
And, you clowns promote putting this same incompetent government in control of all health care to fix that problem.
You're a special kind of stupid, aren't you?
So, you want to see people without proof of insurance or enough available credit on their credit cards to be locked out of hospitals & die in the street

If you like living in a third world country, move to one. Don't make this country one.

What makes you think all illegals are uninsured? Im thinking since many are working & paying taxes that some would at least be covered under their employers benefit package.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993045 Oct 1, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>AND... We're suppose to care what you ignorant ghetto folk "think?" LMAO..
It's the culture...
lol!.... and that's why the cons shut down American!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993046 Oct 1, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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"their healthcare costs have went down"!! You're an idiot.
tell us again, how without obamacare, in time people will die.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#993047 Oct 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Obamacare Marketplaces Overwhelmed With Traffic
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/obamaca...
i wonder how FOX will spin that?
What spin? We tried to warn you..."overwhelm the system"...just wait until you go to the doctor or the ER again.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#993048 Oct 1, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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O'Reilly's "Killing Jesus" is an historic account of a man named Jesus, his life and death based on Roman history and ancient documents, and the political and economic environment of those times.
Did you ask the clerk if Killing Lincoln was also in the fiction section?
O'Reilly has taken all kinds of heat for writing about Jesus from an historic viewpoint and not a spiritual one.
But you libs get so confused so easily.
historical? you have to be kidding.

so Jesus was killed because of taxes?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993049 Oct 1, 2013
Grampy wrote:
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Every few years some idiot posing as a journalist declares the Republican Party is near dead. Liberal rag space filler's wishful thinking.
lol!... and this time, the party is being eaten alive from the inside by a parasitic tea!

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#993050 Oct 1, 2013
I see the bulk of the clown act is here now. Let's run this by them again:

In case anyone is wondering why the United States has exactly zero credibility in the world today, here is an example of a sequence of events that cause every country in the world to think the United States if fullofshit:

The Secretary of State of the United States tells the president of Russia there are no Al Qaeda soldiers in Syria.

The president of Russia addresses the population of the world and calls the Secretary of State of the United States a liar, using that exact word.

Then, this headline appears:
"Al-Qaida spokesman claims rival rebel group in Syria 'stealing' group's battlefield successes"

Obama is the laughing stock of the world. Thus, the United States is the laughing stock of the world. Nothing Obama says is believed by anyone in the world. Nothing anyone in this administration says is believed by anyone in the world.
Zimbabwe has more credibility in the world than the United States. Any country you can name has more credibility in the world than the United States.

All of you dupes that made this happen, give yourself an applause. You have accomplished something that has never happened before in the history of civilization. You have reduced the credibility of the leading nation in the world from top to the very bottom in just one 4-year term of a president. This has never happened in the history of civilization before you Democrats made it happen here.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993051 Oct 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Obama was born in Kenya.
The "birth certificate" shown on the White House website is obviously fraudulent.
Obama was a college dropout at Occidental.
Obama never attended classes at Columbia.
Obama was admitted to Harvard because of high level connections with the Communist Party USA.
Someone who worked and made all the sacrifices to be admitted to Harvard was denied so some communist with connections high in the Communist Party USA could get another fraudulent line in their fraudulent resume.
lol! You must get the warm fuzzies when you have this recurring nightmare!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#993052 Oct 1, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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The "glitch" we're talking about is the inconsistent costs and some of them being too hard to believe.
Keep up.
i'm trying to keep up. the Fed site has fully explained to me the options and is letting me sign up right now.

Gold for me baby.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993053 Oct 1, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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I'd rather live here with a strong American leader who isn't manipulated by Communists, the UN or terrorist dictators.
lol!.... and since you're claiming we don't, why don't you move?

Seems to me you're reluctant to see the truth when it's right in front of you!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993054 Oct 1, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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No, Lily. I have no patience with willful ignorance due to dogged blind loyalty. I want a leader who is decisive without waffling and has convictions other than stroking his own ego and reaches across the aisle to unite us all instead of thinking fellow Americans are his enemy.
But you were anti-American when Bush was president. So you have no room to talk.
you must really hate yourself then!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#993055 Oct 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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i went into a bookstore yesterday and at the front door was a pile of O'Reilly's Jesus meme. the counter girl hit the floor laughing when i asked her if that was in the fiction section. she then said no, but she'd get right on it.
Editorial Reviews

From Barnes & Noble

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's 2011 Killing Lincoln and 2012 Killing Kennedy have been on coast-to-coast bestseller lists, often simultaneously. Now the emphatically opinionated O'Reilly Factor star and history specialist Dugard combine their talents to recreate arguably the most fateful killing of all time: the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. For nearly two thousand years, that history-changing event has been discussed and debated. Now its story is retold in telling detail. Certain to be a bestseller.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/killing-jesus...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#993056 Oct 1, 2013
In Killing Jesus: A History, Bill O’Reilly and writing partner Martin Dugard bring us their long-awaited “accurate account of not only how Jesus died, but also the way he lived.” This should settle two millennia of Christian debate. Although it lacks suspense (SPOILER ALERT: he dies), it’s a pretty good read and it’s fleshed out with tidbits about the ancient world.

But it should have been called The Gospel of Bill O’Reilly.

Here are some of the reasons why.

The methodology of this book is impossible to divine. O’Reilly says he wants “to separate fact from myth” but then never tells us how he does this. The rationale seems to be: include everything until you can’t, then plump for the good bits.

Sometimes O’Reilly includes two versions of the same story so that Jesus repeats the same action or says the same thing twice. In this book, Jesus overturned the moneychanger tables twice, for example. He really doesn’t like bureaucrats. On other occasions O’Reilly picks one particular Gospel (usually the longest version, rather than the earliest) and we never find out why.

To be fair, this isn’t just a problem with O’Reilly. In 1906 Albert Schweitzer observed that when people write lives of Jesus they inevitably end up describing themselves. It’s the key reason that some Biblical scholars think this whole project is bankrupt.

But without a method, Killing Jesus has all the critical rigor of your local church’s Nativity play.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09...
OBAMA the GENIUS

Fayetteville, NC

#993057 Oct 1, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Obama was born in Kenya.
The "birth certificate" shown on the White House website is obviously fraudulent.
Obama was a college dropout at Occidental.
Obama never attended classes at Columbia.
Obama was admitted to Harvard because of high level connections with the Communist Party USA.
Someone who worked and made all the sacrifices to be admitted to Harvard was denied so some communist with connections high in the Communist Party USA could get another fraudulent line in their fraudulent resume.
OBAMACARE by Blue Cross!

Yeah...that Blue Cross communist company?

Hey look!

DB doouucchheee bagggg says anyone who voted for the President is a commie!

YOU. <---- A disgrace to my country! USA.

USA

USA

USA

RULED BY DEMOCRATS!

MAJORITY RULE!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993058 Oct 1, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
Its a beautiful day in the neighborhood, now that the fed is shutdown. I think I'll celebrate by taking a ride in the national forest...:-)
There you go!

All cons should be celebrating outside, shooting their guns into the air and declaring a new independence day.

howl at the moon little doggie!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#993059 Oct 1, 2013
Here you go a typical person under Obamacare.

The twenty-somethings and those in their early 30s who are most coveted by the insurance industry have a difficult decision to make as the health-insurance exchanges begin accepting enrollment in October: Should they pay the $100-or-so annual penalty for not having insurance or pay monthly premiums for coverage that might have high deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses?

The Congressional Budget Office projects that 6 million people of various ages will pay the tax penalty for not having insurance next year, the Affordable Care Act's first full year of implementation.

Some younger people argue they don't need insurance and will opt to pay the penalty, although by 2016 the fine jumps to $695 a year or 2.5 percent of taxable income, whichever is more.

Gudger said she is not in that category. A student at two-year Phoenix College who hopes to eventually earn a four-year environmental science degree, she just started a $13-an-hour, part-time job for a company selling solar panels. She has spoken with her mother about how the law will help her get insurance.

But she has little information about how the new federal marketplace — Arizona chose not to run a state program — will work, let alone the exact coverage the plans might provide. And while she may qualify for insurance through her employer in six months, that's a long way off for her and she wants to know her options now, and for the future.

"What I know is pretty much I believe in the next year or so everybody's going to have health care, whether you have kids or not," she said. "Everybody needs to have health care in some form or another."

Based on her income, Gudger will qualify for federal subsidies that will pay nearly half the premium for a midpoint "silver" plan, which covers 70 percent of costs and includes co-pays. An online calculator created by the Kaiser Family Foundation estimates her annual premium at $3,163 and the federal subsidy at $1,434, leaving her with a premium of $1,729, or $144 a month.

Even with the federal subsidies, that estimated cost is higher than what she hoped to see. And because she wants a decent insurance policy, not the bare-bones coverage cheaper plans offer, she's still not sure just how she'll proceed.

"If I was to be able to be offered affordable health insurance, I would say I would probably afford anywhere between $60 and $100 a month," Gudger said. "I wouldn't want to pay more than $75, considering I'd have to pay for prescriptions and copays if I have to see a doctor."
WOW

New York, NY

#993060 Oct 1, 2013
Tiny white elite dominates US political donor landscape – study
A tiny wealthy male elite is behind most of the biggest contributions to the 2012 election cycle in the US, a new study shows. The report comes as US Supreme Court considers whether it should strip a ceiling on political donations.

In a case the Supreme Court will begin hearing next Thursday, Shaun McCutcheon, a wealthy donor backed by the Republican National Committee, is challenging this aggregate limit on how much an individual may donate overall to candidates, parties and political action committees (PACs) over an election cycle. If the court strikes down the limit, it could prompt bigger contributions from those who already reached or were about to reach it, argues Public Campaign, a Washington-based advocacy group. Such a move would “put power even further into the hands of Wall Street bankers, billionaires, and K Street lobbyists,” it says.

The group analyzed campaign finance records and census demographic data to paint a likely portrait of those limit-restricted donors. The study included only individuals and not corporations, unions and other groups. The resulting portrait is that of a wealthy white male, possibly a billionaire from Wall Street or an influential lobbyist from K Street, the group says.

The Public Campaign says that 1,219 individual donors gave at least $105,300 – within 10 percent of the $117,000 aggregate limit – in 2012 campaign. Three of the five richest Americans – Larry Ellison, Charles Koch and David Koch – and one in every six US billionaires gave up to the contribution limit. Their donations totaled more than $150 million, with 56 percent going to Republicans and 41 percent to Democrats and the rest to independents and PACs, the study showed.

More than 80 per cent of the elite donors come from America’s richest 10 percent of neighborhoods as measured by per capita income. Wall Street and the financial sector dominate the ranks, accounting for 28 percent of the donors, the study says. One tenth of them are lawyers or lobbyists.

Less than one-in-50 of the top donors live in communities which are predominantly African-American or Hispanic, the study showed. Only about one quarter of the elite donors are female.

SO who put Obama in Office again and what changed

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993061 Oct 1, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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That is because of the overwhelming need of the people you moran.
overwhelming need of the people? Lmao! People generally are law abiding, stupid. Next you'll tell us the increase in traffic to the irs website around April 15 is because of the overwhelming need of the people. You are one stupid liberal.
WOW

New York, NY

#993062 Oct 1, 2013
"You're going to end up having politics be e-Bay for millionaires and billionaires," said Nick Nyhart, president and chief executive of Public Campaign in a reference to the popular online shopping service.

But former Federal Elections Commission Chairman Brad Smith said worries about a small group of people having disproportionate influence are unfounded.

"Historically, this is how campaigns have always been funded. A handful of people, from their personal fortunes, kept the revolution going," he told Reuters.

Smith’s Center for Competitive Politics has filed an amicus brief in the case arguing against the contribution limits.

The 2012 election cycle was the most expensive on record, according to Washington research group The Center for Responsive Politics. It featured more than $6 billion in spending across federal campaigns.

In other words NO CHANGE YALTA

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