Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1510373 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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“Stop Child Slavery”

Since: Apr 14

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#1133939 May 9, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You can't "discredit" the cloture votes.
You don't get to make the rules.

"Since 2007, there have been 527 cloture motions that have been filed, according to Senate statistics. This is apparently where Obama got his figure. But this tells only part of the story as many of those cloture motions were simply dropped, never actually voted on, or “vitiated” in the senatorial nomenclature.

Indeed, when you go through the numbers, there have just been 133 successful filibusters—meaning a final vote could not take place–since 2007.

But, even if you accept the way Senate Democrats like the frame the issue, the president is still wrong. He referred to “legislation”—and most of these cloture motions concerned judicial and executive branch nominations. In the 113th Congress, for instance, 83 of the 136 cloture motions so far have concerned nominations, not legislation.

Even then, while Obama referred to “500 pieces of legislation,” the same bill can be subject to as many as three cloture motions, further inflating the numbers. For instance, there may be cloture to get on the bill, cloture on the substitute bill (if lawmakers are simply using an unrelated bill as a vehicle for passage), and cloture on the underlying bill. All of these votes might take place on the same day, but it creates the illusion of the same bill being “filibustered” three times. It certainly does not mean there were three pieces of legislation. So far in the 113th Congress, 36 pieces of legislation were subject to a cloture motion—and 12 were actually filibustered. That’s a far cry from the 136 that Obama is counting in order to tally up 500."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-chec...
Simon Templar

Chicago, IL

#1133940 May 9, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
¨Democ have been hyperventilating over an NRCC fundraising letter that mentioned the Benghazi investigation, calling it 'disgusting' and claiming it undermines the legitimacy of the inveg them of their behavior respecting Iraq.
*When I was leading troops in Iraq in 2006, men and women who were being shot at and blown up by al Qaeda, where was the outrage as they fundraised endlessly off the Iraq war?
*Where was the outrage as they viciously attacked people deserve the truth.
One other lesson I learned in the Army is that we leave no man behind. And we will not leave these four men behind.¨
Ok, don't worry about it. I'll go ahead and leave them behind because, for all your pathetic hand-wringing, 4 people do not even constitute a classified ad let alone a front page story. Who cares who they were? They were hired hands of the israelis, nobody's going to miss them... they got what they deserved...

Since: Sep 10

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#1133941 May 9, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
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A terrorist - or terrorist group - by any other name....
They're all terrorists. But please excuse the brain fart on my part.
NOW can we talk about Obama and Hillary covering up a terrorist act for personal and political gain?
You have 'brain farts' 24/7.

Your entire posting history is comprised of brain farts and saying things you have to walk away from when the lies are proven.

I figure your hubbee has about 6 months left. Enjoy the time with him.

Stay off Topix.

“Stop Child Slavery”

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#1133942 May 9, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>no we can't as it never happened. it was not covered up.
dear, all you have is brain farts as you don't understand what you read or parrot.
yesterday you stated Hillary took Boko Haram off the terrorist list. they were never on it..
you are just stupid dear...too stupid to discuss these issues.
The issue is Hillary --despite DOJ, CIA and FBI encouraging her to include Boko Haram on the terrorist list--she refused.

Since: Sep 10

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#1133943 May 9, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
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46,000+ posts calling people stupid and typing your opinions on world and political events 'proves' nothing apart from the fact you can use a computer.
Sorry lawn mower ma'am, but you're neither better nor worse than anyone else posting on Topix despite your high opinion of yourself.
140,000 posts from th eWaxman sock family.

You're a Waxman sock.

Anyone is a lot better than you, and you know it.

That's why you change socks about 40 times a day.
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1133944 May 9, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
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This from the genius who thinks women getting the right to vote is a new law.
This from the narcissistic daily whiner that graces our little forum every day. We all look sooo forward to your daily diatribe of glorious wisdom....You pathetic piece of elephant crap.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#1133945 May 9, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! You were asking about complaining son.
Try to stay on your own point!!!
LOL
squatty, you're known for being silly, but do try a little harder not to be hilariously stupid.
when you entered the conversation it was about the subprime crisis and its perps.
you bring up corzine....and tell me to stay on point???
exactly how did mf globals bankruptcy play into the housing bubble, kid?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1133946 May 9, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Latest survey has only 8% of the journalist as Reps.
still no unanswered questions?

wow, you mouth got WAY ahead of your brain there, didn't it?....again....

maybe you are pregnant and someone sold you alcohol illegally? what a tool!
Simon Templar

Chicago, IL

#1133947 May 9, 2014
"George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama, and he wrote more than 60 plays. He was also an essayist, novelist and short story writer. Nearly all his writings address prevailing social problems, but have a vein of comedy which makes their stark themes more palatable. Issues which engaged Shaw's attention included education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege.

He was most angered by what he perceived as the exploitation of the working class. An ardent socialist, Shaw wrote many brochures and speeches for the Fabian Society. He became an accomplished orator in the furtherance of its causes, which included gaining equal rights for men and women, alleviating abuses of the working class, rescinding private ownership of productive land, and promoting healthy lifestyles. For a short time he was active in local politics, serving on the London County Council." Wiki

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#1133948 May 9, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
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Just one of those words...don't write it very often. And have a lot on my mind today.
Have to go now though. Later.
Run away from your lies again, Carol.

You hope I won't be here later when you return.

Maybe..........but something to ponder..........

Why did Bush surrender to the Shiites of Iran??

Since: Oct 08

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#1133949 May 9, 2014
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Condi Rice claimed bushie boy had them at battle stations in August 2001, the entire month he was on vacation.
And yet, 9/11 occurred and bushie boy acted lost.....
Yeahoo, as lost as you are, when you post on these threads?? When you write a post, eyes roll.....

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1133950 May 9, 2014
Eleanor Beaver wrote:
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46,000+ posts calling people stupid and typing your opinions on world and political events 'proves' nothing apart from the fact you can use a computer.
Sorry lawn mower ma'am, but you're neither better nor worse than anyone else posting on Topix despite your high opinion of yourself.
and yet i show you have no idea what you are talking about daily...yes, i am better than you..in every way possible.

“Stop Child Slavery”

Since: Apr 14

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#1133951 May 9, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>no one was left behind in Benghazi...
man the stupid is overflowing today...do you fools get even more stupid when cornered by your own idiocy?
Post 40,261 calling people stupid and typing your opinions . Proves nothing
Simon Templar

Chicago, IL

#1133952 May 9, 2014
Hey, electro, why not just quote Lenin the next time you're trying to pull something germane out of your crippled white ass... What a genius you are, no wonder that volunteer nurse likes to clean your diapers for you...
Simon Templar

Chicago, IL

#1133956 May 9, 2014
Nuculur option wrote:
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You have 'brain farts' 24/7.
Your entire posting history is comprised of brain farts and saying things you have to walk away from when the lies are proven.
I figure your hubbee has about 6 months left. Enjoy the time with him.
Stay off Topix.
This is very good, very good indeed...

“Stop Child Slavery”

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#1133960 May 9, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
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A terrorist - or terrorist group - by any other name....
They're all terrorists. But please excuse the brain fart on my part.
NOW can we talk about Obama and Hillary covering up a terrorist act for personal and political gain?
Carol, if you haven't noticed, all woodtick has done all morning is call other people stupid. He has No intentions to add the discussion.
Aphelion

Palm Bay, FL

#1133961 May 9, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>and yet i show you have no idea what you are talking about daily...yes, i am better than you..in every way possible.
Quite sure that is what the voices in your head are telling you.

“Stop Child Slavery”

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#1133962 May 9, 2014
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>and yet i show you have no idea what you are talking about daily...yes, i am better than you..in every way possible.
Calling people stupid and liars are personal opinions and proves nothing. Carol should have just ignored you.

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#1133963 May 9, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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They are just variations on the same theme. The reason they are polar opposite is not clearly delineated other than the Communist kept calling those who opposed them fascist. They were actually in competition with each other for the same audience.
That is sssoooo typical of your ignorance.

You have no idea what you're talking about, and prove it on a daily basis.

Communism and fascism are two completely different philosophies, the audience is not remotely the same.

How did you get so old and still be so stupid??.

Here, you moron, educate yourself:

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Communism_vs...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1133964 May 9, 2014
Hey gang, happy Friday. What's the latest?

Have they turned Benghazi into a verb yet? A noun?

Benghazi/Benghazied - definition:

1. To search and find nothing
2. Searching for the truth under false pretense
3. To flail about as if struck by a stick

Too soon? Too callous? Off limits?

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