Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1566328 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: Mar 14

Location hidden

#1139198 May 20, 2014
Obama is a joke wrote:
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I admit that Bush left a mess, but Obama has multiplied it.
To be fair, Democrats resisted reining in F&F and curbing the subprime mortgage crisis and a Democratic-controlled Congress controlled the purse strings the last two years of Bush's presidency. So there's enough blame to go around. Blaming Bush solely seems a bit unfair.

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#1139199 May 20, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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No shit. You'd think a school teacher would know better - let alone admit it.
Why, Dufus. I have a duty free lunch...'course when you're as old (and ugly) as dirt you tend to think we get locked up with the pencil sharpener. BTW, found that draft notice with the lottery drawing yet?
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1139200 May 20, 2014
spocko wrote:
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Except the joke is on you, the GOPer party is turning into a smelly corps ... apparently you like that.
Really Moonbat? You can't even spell 'corpse" you frikkin' libtarded moron.

Republicans - A majority in the house.

After the Carter fiasco, Republicans won 5 of the previous 7 presidential elections before Carter Jr.(Obama).

29 Republican governors vs. 21 Democrats.

You call that turning into a smelly "corps"? Hey! Your president the Teleprompter Stooge can't pronounce "corpsman" so I see where you get it!!!!!!

Now run along, brain dead "corpse".

ROTFLMAO!!!

Where do these ignorant liberal Obama voters come from?

You can't make this sh*t up!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#1139201 May 20, 2014
John Galt wrote:
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the Veteran's Administration is a separate Cabinet department and is not part of the defense budget.....
time for the overpaid and underworked slugs at the VA to be made to work harder for their pay.....
or replace them.....
I like the idea that I heard someone on the radio talk about. Just give every vet, if they don't already have one, a VA card and let them go to their nearest hospital, clinic, or doctor for treatment. They can then just bill the VA. Get rid of all of this mess in one clear swoop.
Moniker L

New York, NY

#1139202 May 20, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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exceptionalism? that only works when others want us to play, doesn't it?
the world really doesn't want us to play. the reasons?
The fundamental tenet of the Bush Doctrine isn’t that Arabs desire dignity and freedom. That isn’t what distinguished Bush’s advocacy for democracy promotion from that of his predecessors. No one seriously contested the claim that all people desire these things. Krauthammer did famously dismiss the idea that people might value natural loyalties and religion less than they value abstract freedom, which was badly wrong, but that doesn’t mean that there is no desire for freedom. That has never been the objection to democracy promotion. It isn’t that some people don’t desire such things, but that the institutions and habits of democracy cannot be built up and learned rapidly, especially when they are introduced overnight from outside in the wake of an invasion. There is also the small matter that desiring freedom and desiring a democratic form of government are not the same thing, and can frequently oppose one another.
The heart of the doctrine, as Krauthammer himself defined it in the summer of 2008, is that “the fundamental mission of American foreign policy is to spread democracy throughout the world.” That is indeed the last version of the Bush Doctrine as laid out in Bush’s Second Inaugural, and it is loopy. The Obama administration doesn’t seem to believe that, most Americans don’t believe that, and even a few neoconservatives don’t believe that this is the fundamental mission of U.S. foreign policy. Virtually no one in the U.S. has converted to the “freedom agenda,” because that agenda was a disastrous failure both in the way that it was implemented and in its assumptions about the U.S. role. One nation after the next has been rising up without much in the way of U.S. backing. Each time this happens, Bush’s assumption that it was necessary for the U.S. to be actively promoting democracy in Arab countries is made to look worse, not better. Those nations that have been “liberated” by the “freedom agenda” were mostly subjected to various degrees of semi-authoritarian or authoritarian misrule for years afterwards.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
Blah, blah, blah. Meanwhile, President Draw the Line in the Sand is perceived as weaker than Carter. The man-boy is a joke.
Mr Tibbs

Palm Coast, FL

#1139203 May 20, 2014
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>God what a whiner...you found the time to do that in your busy schedule of being a stolen valor criminal as well?
God what a whiner...you have found the time to do that in your busy schedule of being a fake teacher and a professional illegitimate breeding welfare-leeching baby mama as well? You get an "F" ... as usual ... and often.
John Galt

United States

#1139204 May 20, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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When cancer is present, you operate on it before it kills you. You don't sit back and hope it changes into something beneficial.
to the contrary, ObamaKKKare is based on hope and change, not medical care.....
Moniker L

New York, NY

#1139205 May 20, 2014
Obama's Tweeting Doesn't Scare Anyone

Nigeria’s homegrown, al-Qaeda linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery.

Those terrorists have a long and unapologetic history of murdering kids who dare to enroll in school, and Christians in general. For years, Western aid groups have pleaded with the State Department to at least put Boko Haram on the official list of terrorist groups. But former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s team was reluctant to come down so harshly, in apparent worry that some might interpret such condemnation as potentially offensive to Islamic sensitivities.

Instead, Western elites now flood Facebook and Twitter with angry postings about Boko Haram — either in vain hopes that public outrage might deter the terrorists, or simply to feel better by loudly condemning the perpetrators.

The Obama administration has exhausted the vocabulary of outrage in condemning the aggressions of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. We habitually lecture Mr. Putin that he does not understand it is no longer the 19th century, when blood and arms once settled differences. But Putin has no apologies for his 19th-century worldview of stronger powers dictating to weaker ones as they please.(Nor does Boko Haram have any apologies for slavery.)

Americans go into a frenzy about insensitive language or politically incorrect behavior by some celebrities and public figures — L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the Duck Dynasty TV family, celebrity chef Paula Deen, former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, and Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. But if we are postmodern and sensitive, what do we say or do about premodern racists with nuclear weapons, like the North Koreans?

Nigeria’s homegrown, al-Qaeda linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery.

Those terrorists have a long and unapologetic history of murdering kids who dare to enroll in school, and Christians in general. For years, Western aid groups have pleaded with the State Department to at least put Boko Haram on the official list of terrorist groups. But former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s team was reluctant to come down so harshly, in apparent worry that some might interpret such condemnation as potentially offensive to Islamic sensitivities.

Instead, Western elites now flood Facebook and Twitter with angry postings about Boko Haram — either in vain hopes that public outrage might deter the terrorists, or simply to feel better by loudly condemning the perpetrators.

The Obama administration has exhausted the vocabulary of outrage in condemning the aggressions of Russia’s Vladimir Putin. We habitually lecture Mr. Putin that he does not understand it is no longer the 19th century, when blood and arms once settled differences. But Putin has no apologies for his 19th-century worldview of stronger powers dictating to weaker ones as they please.(Nor does Boko Haram have any apologies for slavery.)

Americans go into a frenzy about insensitive language or politically incorrect behavior by some celebrities and public figures — L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the Duck Dynasty TV family, celebrity chef Paula Deen, former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, and Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. But if we are postmodern and sensitive, what do we say or do about premodern racists with nuclear weapons, like the North Koreans?

VDH, National Review
Mr Tibbs

Palm Coast, FL

#1139206 May 20, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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No school today?
Not for the fake teacher; she's out and about doing field work on reproduction again. You get bonus points for asking a good question.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1139207 May 20, 2014
Obama is a joke wrote:
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If she runs, I'm sure she will win. The dems are not only racist, they are sexist.
So... what do the reich wingers offer son?

Right now your 'candidates' seem to be less visible than Casper the Friendly Ghost!!!
Moniker L

New York, NY

#1139208 May 20, 2014
Americans have become touchy about the reciting of prayers in public places. So what do we think of Saudi Arabia, which just ordered 1,000 lashes for an activist who was deemed to have insulted Islam?

The truth is that much of the world never left the 19th century and is not too worried that it hasn’t. We have forgotten that racism, slave trading, lashings, and stoning are not that rare on our planet.

We should not confuse material progress with moral advancement. Just because Boko Haram members have cell phones and AK-47s does not mean that they have evolved much from their predecessors’ days of whips and chains. And just because the sultan of Brunei flies in private jets does not mean that his worldview is any different from that of his forefathers who on horseback enforced the same sharia law.

We should also reset our notion of multiculturalism. That is the popular campus fad that postulates all cultures are roughly equal and just different from one another — as opposed to any one either being better or worse. Left unspoken is the universal standard by which we judge as evil the enslaving, stoning, or whipping of the innocent. That moral belief system is Western to the core.

From Greece to Jerusalem to Rome to the Enlightenment to the Founding Fathers slowly grew a standard of human rights that could be applied to anyone, regardless of race, creed, or color. But that is still not how most of the non-Western world works today.

The U.N. just appointed theocratic Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, even though Iranian women are stoned for committing adultery and some are punished for being rape victims.

As good multiculturalists, should we say,“Who are we to judge either the U.N. or Iran?” Or should we tweet out that soon-to-be-nuclear Iran better leave the 19th century — or else?

— Victor Davis Hanson
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1139209 May 20, 2014
flack wrote:
Ben Carson Schools NBC’s David Gregory on Slavery, Obamacare and Marxism
May 19, 2014 By Matthew Burke
Dr.Ben.Carson
Dr. Ben Carson educated NBC’s David Gregory on Meet the Press on Sunday, during a segment where Gregory attempted to smear Carson with a “gotcha” question.
Gregory played a clip from 2013 where Dr. Carson said that Obamacare was “the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery. And it is in a way, it is slavery, in a way because it is making all of us subservient to the government and it was never about health care. It was about control.”
Gregory, a mouthpiece for the Obama regime masquerading as a journalist, tried to make that statement stick as Carson’s “legacy,” asking Carson,“People who have health care now that didn’t have it before, I suspect would disagree strongly with you, but I wonder, in addition, is that really how you wanted to be defined, how you wanna put government on trial in effect, in a political way?”
Dr. Carson educated Gregory (see video below) that giving up control of one’s healthcare decisions to government is a loss of freedom and a type of slavery. Dr. Carson said that government takeover of healthcare is a Marxist tactic to take control of the populace and that there is a better way to make sure everyone has access to healthcare:
DR. BEN CARSON: Well, first of all, recognize what I said —“worst thing since slavery.” I didn’t say that it was slavery. People who are well-read…[Gregory interrupts]
DAVID GREGORY:[Interrupting Dr. Carson] Well, you said it is slavery in a way because it makes all of us subservient to the government…
CARSON: Right, and I said,“in a way.” In a way, anything is slavery that robs you of your ability to control your own life, and when you take the most important thing you that you have, which is your health care, and you put that in the hands of government bureaucrats, I think you have done the wrong thing.
And, as I was about to say [before Gregory interrupted], you go back an look at the neo-Marxist literature and look at what they say, you don’t have to listen to what I say, about taking control of healthcare of the populace and making the people dependent.
This is not what America is about.
Do I believe in healthcare for everybody? Absolutely! But, I think they’re much better ways to get there which leaves healthcare in the hands of patients and of doctors.
that from the democrat who voted for Clinton?

he's just another Mitt.

Since: Mar 14

Location hidden

#1139210 May 20, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Never mind the "FACT" that we were 9 months into Bush's appointed position...So he had 9 months to react to not only how the terrorist might attack but ignored repeated warnings before he ignored them all, without doubt history will show that his administration was the most inept one ever. He inherited the best of everything and then left the very worst of everything..It's all there and only the very blind and unwilling cannot see that.
What about the first attack on the Twin Towers under Clinton's watch and the five years of killing Americans overseas in terrorist attacks that virtually were not retaliated and emboldening the enemy to plot 9/11 under Clinton's watch?

You don't think Clinton was receiving threats all those years up until he left office? Why didn't he prevent 9/11 if Bush was receiving the same threats?

Selective memory can make people look foolish.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1139211 May 20, 2014
Incognito4Ever wrote:
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It's just propagandists brainwashing you. Try to resist. History cannot be rewritten.
Do you think an over-bloated bureaucracy at the VA is the precursor to ObamaCare?
But explain your answer - why or why not.
Which is why I'm still waiting for you to show a government that's bribery free so you can prove your point, son.

But for some reason, you made the claim but can't back it up.

Is that you believe Jesus would do?
Mr Tibbs

Palm Coast, FL

#1139212 May 20, 2014
leosnana wrote:
God, lookit how fast that man/woman/neuter can judge! Waxturds fer sure...LOL
God, "lookit" how fast that fake teacher/baby mama can reproduce! You get another "F" for using "lookit" for "look at" and for running your mouth at the wrong time. That should make you happy. Now go back out into the field and sow your aging oats while you still can.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1139213 May 20, 2014
Moniker L wrote:
<quoted text>Blah, blah, blah. Meanwhile, President Draw the Line in the Sand is perceived as weaker than Carter. The man-boy is a joke.
weaker? because he won't invade countries that don't want us there?

pretty sure the rest of the world knows who the joke was. polls will confirm.
Mr Tibbs

Palm Coast, FL

#1139214 May 20, 2014
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>As a matter of fact...but then you're old enough to know that I do sometimes post from my office...just not bright enough to admit it,
If you're just not bright enough to admit it, you shouldn't be posting. So the federal government has even supplied you with a free office... no wonder you are able to reproduce at such an astronomical rate. You get a whole slew of "F's" for that.
Grey Ghost

Bumpass, VA

#1139215 May 20, 2014
Mr Tibbs wrote:
<quoted text> God, "lookit" how fast that fake teacher/baby mama can reproduce! You get another "F" for using "lookit" for "look at" and for running your mouth at the wrong time. That should make you happy. Now go back out into the field and sow your aging oats while you still can.
Ahh did the bad woman pick on your boyfriend Waxturd????Or could this possible be that phony piece of wasted matter.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Hamden, CT

#1139216 May 20, 2014
Here we go again. Yet another Obama voting Democrat liberal goes berserk and kills someone!

ACTOR MICHAEL JACE, best known for playing a gay cop on the FX series 'The Shield,' is charged with murder in the shooting death of his wife, April, in their Los Angeles home.

Like I've always said: Democrats should not be allowed to have guns.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/05/...
Mr Tibbs

Palm Coast, FL

#1139217 May 20, 2014
spocko wrote:
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Clearly you live in a very dark basement laking any sort of clear thought!
The Republican Party is dying from an internal contradiction. On the one hand, it claims to want freedom and individual rights. On the other hand, it embraces fundamentalist religion as the basis for civilization and rejects science as the basis of a modern society!
You get another "F" for misspelling ... "laking" when it should have been "lacking". You get an additional one for running that uncontrollable mouth of yours again.

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