Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1252672 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

Newington, CT

#1108562 Apr 2, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Bill Clinton had 42 conflicts going on around the world during his presidency-the liberals were oblivious. They were drinking cheap wine, screwing cheap women and buying houses they couldn't afford.
ROTFLMAO!!!!

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1108563 Apr 2, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
Says the dope who kept insisting Obamacare grandfathered in ALL policies.
You are a little slow there. We would save 9 billion by not forcing people to get insured. Free choice. I know this would reduce government as we would need fewer employees and that panics you-but the reality is NO one is rushing in to sign up.
Let's take a look at Table 2 here
http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofil...
I find very interesting the numbers after 10 years-remember we started with 30 million uninsured added 15 million insured people that lost their insurance due to the law and in 10 years and all the cost we end up with 30 million uninsured.
Also read my above post which shows the alleged revenues falls short of the est cost
Don't forget that many of the alleged savings is from reducing Medicare payments to doctors which the Congress suspends ever year.
This like all bills is going to come at a high cost.
The alleged savings never pans out!
1) There was a clause that grandfathered policies that met certain guidelines. If Insurance companies wanted to continue to offer those policies they could as long as they made no major changes.

2) The major costs of the ACA is insuring the uninsured & you are surprised that a bill reducing the number that would be insured reduces cost. No sh*t Sherlock.

3) Read who those 30 million would be? Resident Aliens, People falling in the crascks due to state medicaid rules, & people who preferred to pay the fine.

4) The CBO said the ACA is filly funded & reduces the deficit.

5) The Doc Fix has nothing to do with the ACA.

You are dumber than sh*t.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108564 Apr 2, 2014
Tolerant Left...

"LAWSUIT: Student Talking About Jesus Told To Shut Up"

http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/16918/

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1108565 Apr 2, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Another dumbass uninformed ignorant loud mouthed right whiner who has no clue.
1) The ACA actually increased medicare payments to doctors.
2)_ The Doc Fox has nothing to do with the ACA. It has to do with a bill passed in the 90's.
3) The CBO aid the ACA reduces the deficit which means it is fully funded.
You people are dumber than sh*t.
Liberals believe everything-your house is probably on fire and someone yelled fire and yet you are still sitting there. You your big head Davey, why are hospitals and doctors refusing to see medicare and medicaid patients-because they are going to receive more money? stupid fool.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillmatthews/2...
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#1108567 Apr 2, 2014
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
So ummm...how come we're now up to THIRTY broke back states, sucking the givverment dry of MORE than what is paid, over the past three years...than less than ten, as what was PRIOR to this *cough * "admin".
The numbers don't lie Duhpont (unless of course your a bawl licking..I mean bawl washing..parrot peabrained bagger empty bobblehead..living in denial of de real world of reality!)
And just what does this have to do with;
A. Carol not knowing the difference between the debt and the deficit and;
B. the fact that the deficit is dropping?
Answer: Nothing.
For your information the states that take in more money than they pay in federal taxes are more likely to be red states like Mississippi and Alabama and Republican controlled blue states like Wisconsin and Michigan. Blue states like Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut are more likely to take in less than they pay.
You're an idiot!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108569 Apr 2, 2014
Polls and it's all in how you phrase the questions...

"Q: Overall, do you support or oppose the federal law making changes to the health care system?"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/...

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1108571 Apr 2, 2014
Adam 36 wrote:
GAO Report: Obamacare Adds $6.2 Trillion to Long-Term Deficit
Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), who requested the report, revealed the findings this morning at a Senate Budget Committee hearing. The report, he said,“confirms everything critics and Republicans were saying about the faults of this bill,” and “dramatically proves that the promises made assuring the nation that the largest new entitlement program in history would not add one dime to the deficit were false.”
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/341589/g...
The report was in response to what would happen if major cost containment aspects of the ACA were taken out.

From the GAO report:

"The Fall 2010 Alternative simulation assumed cost containment mechanisms specified in PPACA were phased out over time while the additional costs associated with expanding federal health care coverage remained."

You people remain dumber than sh*t.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108572 Apr 2, 2014
Comparing what a Liberal and Conservative see...

Liberals think standing in line for insurance: GOOD...

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142...

and then we have this...

'Venezuelans Are Marked With Numbers To Stand In Line At Government Supermarkets'

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/venezuelans-ma...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108574 Apr 2, 2014
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
1) There was a clause that grandfathered policies that met certain guidelines. If Insurance companies wanted to continue to offer those policies they could as long as they made no major changes.
2) The major costs of the ACA is insuring the uninsured & you are surprised that a bill reducing the number that would be insured reduces cost. No sh*t Sherlock.
3) Read who those 30 million would be? Resident Aliens, People falling in the crascks due to state medicaid rules, & people who preferred to pay the fine.
4) The CBO said the ACA is filly funded & reduces the deficit.
5) The Doc Fix has nothing to do with the ACA.
You are dumber than sh*t.
Fully funded from where?
Grey Ghost

Berryville, VA

#1108575 Apr 2, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Here's a clue demwit!!! The defense of the country is in the constitution. All your libtard socialist trash is not. Learn something for a change!
Really, and just where does it say that it is our duty to police the whole world? Your problem is obvious from your posts, you have programmed fear that is transposed into political beliefs. We had our own civil war. So, was Korea, Vietnam, Iraq our obligation and why would it be. You gun mentality freaks that actually believe that we are the earths peace keepers are basically "NUTS". We are bound by the constitution to defend our borders and our people not to butt into every one else's problems. One would have thought by now we would have learned to mind our own business. Our defense of Israel has proven to be a big mistake. If we had taken a neutral stance back then we would have millions more alive today and trillions more in money. You idiots on the right think and promote war...You prove it even today after all of our mistakes, with Syria and now Russia, yet most all of your hero's were either draft dodgers or cowards, kinda like you FLAKE.

Since: May 11

Carlisle, PA

#1108576 Apr 2, 2014
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Liberals believe everything-your house is probably on fire and someone yelled fire and yet you are still sitting there. You your big head Davey, why are hospitals and doctors refusing to see medicare and medicaid patients-because they are going to receive more money? stupid fool.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillmatthews/2...
I stated facts. Why don't you look up in the ACA & tell me where medicare payments to doctors were cut.
Medicare always paid less than than docs could get from insurance companies & private individuals. With the expansion of medicaid, there will be more medicaid patients. This is their concern, not lower payments.
Your article talks about the doc fix which has nothing to do with the ACA.
You people are dumber than sh*t

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1108577 Apr 2, 2014
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Tolerant Left...
"LAWSUIT: Student Talking About Jesus Told To Shut Up"
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/16918/
So you support a student's right to preach about Allah in schools?
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#1108578 Apr 2, 2014
M Stein wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of fools, I'm going to use the N word for Obammy: Narcissistic. He is so self absorbed, he has no idea of what a failure he is.
But Obama’s got game — and that goes a long way to explaining why he said Tuesday that he’s more worried about a “nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan” than about Russia’s aggression in the Balkans.
Yes, he was confronting the buzz over the prescience of Mitt Romney, who in a 2012 debate told Obama (to much derision) that Russia is a top adversary that must be confronted.
But Obama was also likely recalling the simulation game he’d played with world leaders earlier in the day.
The simulation featured actors playing a band of terrorists who’d obtained a nuke.(To avoid political-correctness problems, the scenario didn’t mention the bad guys’ goals, affiliation or religion.) The play-terrorists were about to bomb the downtown of some city (again, no specification).
So Obama and other real leaders of the world’s top powers punched out choices on their tablets, indicating what they’d do as the crisis intensified.
Obama loved it.
Simulation is a hot trend for academics, business executives, military planners and political war-roomies. In other words, it’s something 21st century leaders do.
But as the world’s top leaders maneuvered their tablets through a simulated crisis, the guy who was disinvited — Russia’s Vladimir Putin — amassed real tanks and well armed-troops on the eastern border of Ukraine, which Russia hints it may yet invade.
That, Obama & Co. keep reminding us, is 19th century behavior.
As the president told young Europeans Wednesday,“Russia’s leadership is challenging truths that only a few weeks ago seemed self-evident, that in the 21st century the borders of Europe cannot be redrawn with force.”
Question is, how does a 21st century sophisticate answer a 19th century brute? So far the answer seems to be, mainly by Obama wagging a finger or talking about red lines he has no intention of really dealing with. He's like the parent who tells the kids "if you do that one more time, you're gonna get it." And the kids know he's all talk and no action. Obama like an ineffective parent, is a non-leader.
Obama rescinded Putin’s invitation to the Hague summit. He threatened Russia with more sanctions (if, that is, Putin crosses the next red line). On Thursday, the UN General Assembly is expected to pass a non-binding resolution that declares the Russian annexation of Crimea null and void.
But mostly, Obama OPINES that Putin is yesterday’s man living in today’s world.
But Putin is who he is, and he’s playing his weak hand quite well, thank you very much. He just annexed Crimea without firing a shot, and he’s yet to feel any downside for it (other than not getting a tablet to play at The Hague, that is).
And while Putin maximizes Russia’s assets (or, rather, those of his oligarch cronies), our president models, simulates and theorizes.
As our economy recovers, albeit too slowly, Obama’s poll numbers are in the low 40s. As Russia’s economy sinks, Putin’s popularity soars at home — polls up to the 80s.
Maybe Putin’s 21st century model isn’t all that new — but since Obama, late to the game, has yet to respond adequately, Russia’s weak hand is beating America’s strong one.
But oh that Bammy is SO "FLEXIBLE," as he promised the Russians for, "AFTER THE ELECTION"
If you're going to copy and paste an entire article you should at least say where it came from. In this case it came from an opinion piece published by the New York Post, another one of Rupert Murdoch's right wing propaganda outlets.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108579 Apr 2, 2014
Remember....Obama slammed owning Private jets....

then we have this...tax dollars used to finance them....

'Ex-Im Bank Tops $1 Billion in Financing for American Business Aircraft and Helicopters'

http://www.exim.gov/newsandevents/releases/20...
Grey Ghost

Berryville, VA

#1108580 Apr 2, 2014
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
<quoted text>
ROTFLMAO!!!!
That's pretty much what pigs do isn't it?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1108581 Apr 2, 2014
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
And just what does this have to do with;
A. Carol not knowing the difference between the debt and the deficit and;
B. the fact that the deficit is dropping?
Answer: Nothing.
For your information the states that take in more money than they pay in federal taxes are more likely to be red states like Mississippi and Alabama and Republican controlled blue states like Wisconsin and Michigan. Blue states like Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut are more likely to take in less than they pay.
You're an idiot!
Blue states like Illinois and New York are spending money that they think they will collect in taxes three years from now--one problem there PD--people are escaping the plantations and running for states that value them as human beings. Carol is lucky to live in Florida, many people from NY are escaping to Florida with their money. How about that da Blasio commie from NYC-he was booed off the stage the other day--another reason schools should have continued to teach Communism, instead of being taught by Communist teachers.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108582 Apr 2, 2014
Obama is all over the place...

Romney and Lear Jets...

"Two months after Obama's 2011 press conference about tax breaks for corporate jets, the Ex-Im board approved a $75.8 million loan to help a Chinese company called ICBC Financial Leasing buy “business aircraft” from U.S. manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft."

http://washingtonexaminer.com/timothy-p.-carn...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1108584 Apr 2, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Really, and just where does it say that it is our duty to police the whole world? Your problem is obvious from your posts, you have programmed fear that is transposed into political beliefs. We had our own civil war. So, was Korea, Vietnam, Iraq our obligation and why would it be. You gun mentality freaks that actually believe that we are the earths peace keepers are basically "NUTS". We are bound by the constitution to defend our borders and our people not to butt into every one else's problems. One would have thought by now we would have learned to mind our own business. Our defense of Israel has proven to be a big mistake. If we had taken a neutral stance back then we would have millions more alive today and trillions more in money. You idiots on the right think and promote war...You prove it even today after all of our mistakes, with Syria and now Russia, yet most all of your hero's were either draft dodgers or cowards, kinda like you FLAKE.
Our relatives did not die in the US wars for the rest of us to be run by a bunch of criminals and perverts. Criminals and perverts have taken over our society and you sit there applauding. Disgusting.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108585 Apr 2, 2014
Emeem wrote:
<quoted text>
So you support a student's right to preach about Allah in schools?
I support things that are American...and Islam is not American...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1108586 Apr 2, 2014
OH boy...

"Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters"

http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/04/01/study-...

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