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Sunday, September 25, 2016

WATCH: President Obama Mourns Victims Of Colorado Shooting

The Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting “reminds us all of the ways that we are united as one American family,” President Barack Obama said today in a speech mourning the victims of the attack.

Obama had been scheduled to give a campaign speech in Fort Myers, Florida, but instead addressed the crowd with a short speech on the tragedy, telling them that “there are going to be other days for politics.”

“We may never understand what leads anybody to terrorize their fellow human beings like this. Such violence, such evil is senseless — it’s beyond reason. But while we will never know fully what causes somebody to take the life of another, we do know what makes life worth living,” the president said. “The people we lost in Aurora loved and they were loved. They were mothers and fathers, they were husbands and wives, sisters and brothers, sons and daughters, friends and neighbors. They had hopes for the future and they had dreams that were not yet fulfilled. And if there is anything to take away from this tragedy, it’s the reminder that life is very fragile.”

“What matters at the end of the day is not the small things,” Obama continued. “It’s not the trivial things which so often consume us and our daily lives. Ultimately it’s how we choose to treat one another and how we love one another…. At the end of the day, what we’ll remember will be those we loved and what we did for others.”

Watch President Obama’s full speech below, courtesy of NBC News:

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Both Obama and Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns are pulling their political ads from Colorado in the wake of the tragedy.

  • THIS is what a REAL president does. And thank God we have him. Not a fake like mitty boy

    • davia55

      A true compliment is praising someone, then shutting up. That is how it is done. So next time, try holding off on the Mitt bashing.

    • onedonewong

      Really what did he do??? Nutting like always

      • Man

        What did he really do? what have you done for yourself in your life? i am not talking about what you have really done for USA, but you. what have you done for your self. Fool.

        • davia55

          Yes Man….the question was “what has he done”. Obama is an elected official, and it is n honest question.

        • onedonewong

          Never took a dime from the taxpayers and was admitted to college on merit. 2 things barak the messiah won’t ever be able to claim

    • When you thank God that we have Ovomit you are actually honoring your username: IGNORE the FACTS !!!!
      You are pathetic, sir …

    • earlwatters

      your another sorry ass democrat that doenst know crap.you need your sorry ass attack bye a bunch on blacks then asked for help

  • lkreu

    I love our president!

    • Yes I also love our president, people should give the president 4 more years to let him finish what he started. We all should all pray for these family’s. blond3478

      • davia55

        Finish what he started…lol.

      • onedonewong

        So we can be a 3rd world country like Haiti??

        • Man

          A fool will always be one.

      • Yes Our President Is A Great Man And He Hiding NOTHING!!! Obama/Biden 2012!!

    • davia55

      Why?

  • AlesterP

    Bravo, Mr. President. Prayers for the victims and families.

    • onedonewong

      he asked Holder not to proscute this guy since he’s a mooslim just like he is

      • Man

        You are a joke

        • As You Can See The TROLLS ARE BACK!! Trolling Behind Everybody Posting!! Well They Can Be Ready For The Cussing Out Of Their Lives Messing With ME!!

          • cabadas

            you go girl!!!!

  • While we are wasting our time on hate and lying about this person or that one, lets use the time to enhance our lives with the love that GOD wants us to give and receive. It should not matter what your what your POLITICAL view is or what your racial makeup is, the only thing that we should care about is how we treat and react to each other. Lets try to put ourselves in the shoes of the person we are constantly trying to belittle and showing disrespect to , and ask”IS THIS THE WAY I WANT TO BE TREATED?, if you can say yes to this question, then I have no other choice, but to PRAY for you.

    • Amen to this – people are just running around belittle the prsident, saying whatever they chooses, disrespecting him, like it’s the right thing to do, but what most of them do not know is that President Obama is a man of God. This is why so many republicans can’t understand him. You see they say terrible things about him and his family, they will not coorporate with him in any way, and congress shoots down everything he carries to the table, but inspite of it all, Mr President carries on with prayers in his heart for those that treats him wrong. This is why our President is going to be a 2 term president, because he has love in his heart for all.

    • onedonewong

      he’s a mooslim ad they should have been deported

      • Man

        And you are an ass.

        • onedonewong

          Sounds like you love your messiah the moooslim

    • davia55

      I agree, treat your fellow man with respect. God gave us a a heart to guide us, and a brain to use to make choices in life. God gave us free will, to decide the quality of life. Our country is like a major company, who we the people must decide who is best to be president. Ont depend on blogs and gossip, read the newspaper and books. Read both sides!

  • joyscarbo

    A genuine comment from a genuine leader.

    • onedonewong

      This article is about obama not Romney

  • Vote for Obama, let him pave the way for people’s success. we all know how BIG FAT CATS are waiting again to deplete us from everything. We truly need Obama. He has done it all. First of all, he was left with an economy in turmoil, he wisely saved the car manufacturing biusiness which was highly criticised. What republicans or any other president would have done differently? Secondly, meanwhile taking care of hard working people, he has worked very hard to get lagislations passed to protect people’s interests. Just look at his record how he has tried so hard to bring about more stringent policies imposed on credit companies so they disclose fees, charges so that consumers will be protected. There are 100s and 100s of things that Obama has done for this nation. From saving people’s homes to some extent and passing laws to save us from being bankrupt just because we face an illness in the family. . Vote for Obama. I love you Mr. President..

    • davia55

      Have you been asleep for four years? Name one campaign promise he has followed through on! Pave the way to the future? What does that mean? Please tell me another fairy tale that makes me want to believe lol…is that it???

      • Man

        You, davia55 , every sees how little your intelligence is.

    • onedonewong

      Thanks to him and his fellow democarts

    • davia55

      How has this way of thinking been working for you so far?

      • Man

        dont let the hate in your heart ruin your life davia55

        • davia55

          No hate in my heart.

  • davia55

    OMG here is a man showing sympathy to a city who has had a great loss. That is what you call being HUMAN. Lets trying and put both feet on the ground here. We expect the president to be HUMAN. Now, before you fall at his feet and think he is some kind of god, think of what else you expect from a president. His administration has been in charge for four years. Has he improved you life? Has he improved the country? Is your life and quality of life better because he has been in charge? Before you do the happy dance about how wonderful he is, just reflect on those questions.

    • faxt42

      look at yourself and the country situation with the former president on board…bloody hands … before you bombard the present President who has been struggling and working hard to solve the leftover problems

      • davia55

        struggling and working so hard writing checks. I think 4 years later he figured out if he had an ounce of experience, it takes more than a check book to run a country. I’ll give him this, he can be charming, and one heck of a salesman. They just wrote a book about him called “The Amatuer” and they couldn’t have named that book any better.

        • faxt42

          ………..still have checks to write…keep going ..rather to construct one or two books , no one wants to purchase…no time to read now…

          • davia55

            I understand…..you…..probably read….as many….books…..as you are……able to…..construct a….sentence lol

    • rmarqua2921

      I have and the answer resoundingly is YES! Do you even remember where we were four years ago? With Obama we are “a people” not “YOU PEOPLE”!

    • yes he has there is work every where all the people have to do is go on line now day and get off there lazzy ass’s, How can he make things happen when the Republincan try to shut down every thing he dose: So you know what it’s all about race’s I’m so sorry to say that but that what’s it’s all about . because he’s a black man, all you racist people doing is helping him to win?

      • davia55

        Nobody yells racism except black people when they have no good arguments to back them up. Why is it, people seldom pay attention to politics except in an election year, then they spew a bunch of made-up crap. The democrats had a majority government for most of Obamas term of office.

  • Our President Is A Kind Heart President He’s Just What A President Should Be, He Cares For ALL The American People!! 4 More Years!!!

  • This man does not have a heart. He is just looking for vote’s. And there are still moron’s out there with out a brain that will still follow a lier. Not pay any mind to what he’s doing under the sheets.Wake up folk this man is in bed with the muslim brother hood,to name one look at all the low life this man is in bed with.

    • Joseph Hemphill

      you should be ashamed of yourself, If not your momma should.

  • what a tragidy my heart and prayers go to the victims and their familys. May the almighty God himself guide the victims and the familys and help them recover from this event. THANK YOU LORD

  • faxt42

    ……….. still have checks to write…keep going ..rather to construct one or two books , no one wants to purchase…no time to read …

  • Landsende

    My prayers go out to all the victims of the senseless shootings in Aurora, CO. We need to follow the example of President Obama and Mitt Romney and put politics aside and come together to help the victims. The shooter perpetrated this tragedy because he was so filled with hate he took it out on others. Right now we have to much of that whether it’s in politics, religion, or lifestyle and need to become more civil to each other.

  • This is a man to inspire us to all be the best that we are and and to indeed become an American family. And yet, there are those, who even in this moment of great tragedy, can think of nothing else but to attack him for what they imagine to be his failures, yet, not a one of them can come up with a viable solution to the problems. Perhaps that’s because they have none, only hatred. As they say, in Florida, on the fishing scows, ‘fish, cut bait, or get off the boat’.

  • President Obama is a first-class guy and has shown his quality all through his presidency. We’re glad to have him as the leader of the free world. Thanks, President Obama.

  • Our President Barack Obama has stood tall again and shown all Americans his concerns for all of us in the hours of dispair. His reach is heartfelt

    • onedonewong

      He was reaching out to the mooslim that caused this tragedy

      • cabadas

        I guess you missed the picture of the killer you idiot the boy is as white as you are. I guess now we know that you are truly a mooslim

        • onedonewong

          Next you’ll be claiming that bark is white and not a mooslim

          • cabadas

            your as ignorant as you are racist

          • onedonewong

            Just another moronic post from you. Try trolling somewhere else with your childish nonsense

          • cabadas

            It’s only childish if it’s true moron

          • onedonewong

            Thanks for responding in ebonics, do you have the slightest idea what this means??

  • onedonewong

    Of course no mention from barak that a fellow Mooslim caused this tragedy once again

    • rmarqua2921

      You are such a joke like all your buddies, blame Obama for everything! I bet you all have your assault rifles too. What do you use them for? What are they made for? Who makes a ton of money from manufacturing them? THEY ARE MADE FOR KILLING, PEOPLE! The NRA and the Republicans fight against any ban to manufacture them and sell to ordinary citizens, the gun manufacturers make tons of money selling them to kooks in this country! Even Mexico asks us to stop this insanity!

      • onedonewong

        He’s spent his 1st 3 years blaming W for everything and he had no shame. Why do people have assault rifles??/ That’s easy to answer to protect themselves from the like of barak and holder who think the constitution is nothing but a damm piece of paper.
        Mexico’s murder rate is a reflection of their socialist policies, the same place that barak wants to take this country

        • rmarqua2921

          The reason Mexico has a problem is because the guns being produced in the USA, and sold to cartels in Mexico! You can’t buy a gun produced in Mexico! If it wouldn’t be for all the guns bought in the USA and sold in Mexico they wouldn’t have the problems they have!

          • onedonewong

            You can’t buy anything made in Mexico other than Tacos and Surappes. As for their gun problem if it wasn’t for Mexican police and their military along with Obama selling the guns to the cartels they wouldn’t have the gun and drug problem

          • rmarqua2921

            Look all your trying to do is get the black guy out of the White House! You know nothing about the sale of guns to Mexico, Obama sure isn’t doing it. At least you could be a real man and be honest and say, I can’t stand seeing a black man in the White House. I’d have more respect for you then, not much, but more!

          • onedonewong

            I can’t stand seeing an incompetent quota recipient in the WH who’s administration sold guns to Mexico in an attempt to influence the Supreme Courts ruling on the 2nd amendment

  • BARACK OBAMA IS A GREAT PRESIDENT AND WE NEED HIM IN OFFICE FOR ANOTHER FOUR YEARS. HE HAS DONE SO MUCH WHILE BEING IN OFFICE HE KNOWS HOW TO SHOW HIS CONCERNS WHEN TRAGEDY HITS HE DOESN’T JUST MAKE IT ABOUT HIS POLITICS. HE IS A GREAT MAN GO OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • onedonewong

      Great president?? You mean he has wrestled the title of worst president ever from Jimmy Carter

      • cabadas

        as usual your wrong it’s bush he’s worst president ever, I’ll take a carter over bush any day

        • onedonewong

          Sorry every national poll now has barak in 1st place for the worst president ever

  • President Obama’s compassionent words to me mirrows what Jesus tells us: “love yourself and love one another’ as you journey your life’s path!!

    • Man

      how can people like davia55 and onedonewong love themselves?

  • This man loves people, he is a God sent.

  • Gun right harming America.

  • davia55

    Hey rmarqua2921…in answer to your “do you remember where we were 4 years ago?” here we go…Bush’s record on deficit spending was not good at all: During his presidency, the national debt rose by an average of $607 billion a year. How does that compare to Obama? During Obama’s presidency to date, the national debt has risen by an average of $1.723 trillion a year — or by a jaw-dropping $1.116 trillion more, per year under Bush.
    That works out to about $5 billion a day.
    Obama has said the economy made him do it. But the average inflation-adjusted deficits through Obama’s first two fiscal years will be more than ten times higher than the average inflation-adjusted deficit during the Great Depression.
    Now with Obamacare, which the Congressional Budget Office says would increase spending by more than $2 trillion

  • davia55

    and he should be saying “WE the people” making him part of us and responsible.

  • onedonewong

    No question barak is the biggest fool this country has ever had and the worst president ever beating out Jimmy Carter

  • onedonewong

    So true you would think Barak wold man up and apologize to the American taxpayers and refuse to run again. much like LBJ

  • onedonewong

    He only cares about himself and his fellow Mooslims

  • onedonewong

    By Mohammed??

  • cabadas

    it means people like you

  • Linda Williams

    We are a sad nation of people. After reading all of these comments, only five people made any sense. The rest of the comments about the President were very ignorant. I guess when you have a bunch of haters out there, that’s all you get. He is doing the best that he can with the opposition that he has to fight with GOP. Sad Sad Sad. God help us. Some people are so mad because they are really getting ready to become a minority in this country. Now you know how the Indians felt when the Whites kick they butts off their reservations and took their land. Shame Shame Shame!