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The picture that could have changed everything
Flopping Aces ^ | 01-28-18 | DrJohn

Posted on 01/28/2018 7:58:19 AM PST by Starman417

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. It can also be worth several million votes. The above picture was taken in 2005 by Askia Muhammad:

Photojournalist Askia Muhammad released a photo this week showing former President Barack Obama and the controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan from Obama's years as a state senator -- and the photographer revealed Thursday that the Congressional Black Caucus had pressured him for more than a decade to keep it hidden.

Muhammad told the Trice Edney News Wire last week that he believed that the image “absolutely would have made a difference” in the 2008 presidential campaign had it been made public. The image taken in 2005 at a Congressional Black Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill showed then-Senator Obama, a young Democrat from Illinois, smiling side-by-side with Farrakhan.

It was spiked:
Muhammad told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson that the same day he snapped the photo, the CBC contacted him.

“A staff member from the black caucus called me and said ‘we have to have the picture back,’ and I was kind of taken aback. And we talked a couple of times on the phone after that, and I said ‘Okay, I will give the picture back to Minister Farrakhan’s chief of staff,’” he said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

He added that after he gave the original copy to Farrakhan’s staff, he kept his own copy but remained quiet.

It gets worse. obama was thick with the Nation of Islam:
Muhammad also said that Obama had, at some point, people from the Nation of Islam working on his staff and in his offices.

“In fact he had people from the Nation of Islam working on his staff and in his office in the Chicago, his Senate staff. The members of the Nation of Islam helped him in his Senate campaign and on the South Side of Chicago.”

Farrakhan has quite the history of antisemitism:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...


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KEYWORDS: farrakhan; obama; traitor
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To: Starman417

Sorry, but if Jews couldn’t figure out who Obama was without the picture, they still wouldn’t have figured him out with the picture. Their ABJECT HATRED towards Republicans prevents them from objectively assessing ANY Democrat.

(and no, not every Jew, but as a group, they are so far left, it defies any logic - they seem to think every Republican president is about to send them to the ovens, despite 21 years of Republicans, starting with Reagan)


21 posted on 01/28/2018 8:23:31 AM PST by BobL (I shop at Walmart...I just don't tell anyone)
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To: FreedBird

The so-called MSM, CBC, etc need to be sued for libel, for all the perjoratives they used against the people who are now being shown as right. Those who knew we were right - and by “we” I mean a lot of people here on FR and elsewhere who were targeted in Alinsky-ite fashion - need to be held accountable for libel.

I am praying that the truth is revealed so that nobody is deceived or “accidentally” speaks lies about others. Satan is the Father of Lies, and we need to be people of truth, if anything good is to be preserved among us.


22 posted on 01/28/2018 8:24:17 AM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Starman417


23 posted on 01/28/2018 8:26:48 AM PST by Chode (You have all of the resources you are going to have. Abandon your illusions and plan accordingly.)
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To: Starman417

Maybe so, but there was plenty of things that should have prevented 0bama from even running for POTUS, but nobody, save Sheriff Joe, would go there.

He spent millions hiding records and documents that would have shed light on his life, health, history and academic record (if there was really one).

Everyone knows he wasn’t eligible to run. Before he retured, Sheriff Joe and other very competent went through, point by point, why his BC was a forgery. As I remember that was in the middle of December. Should have been explosive, but was ignored by everyone, including our so-called friends on talk radio and FOX and the Republican Congress.

Sure, the msm should not have hidden that information, but that should not have made a difference. Did 20 years association with Jeremiah Wright make a difference?


24 posted on 01/28/2018 8:28:04 AM PST by Paulie (America without Christ is like a Chemistry book without the periodic table.)
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To: butterdezillion

What is right is now wrong in the media. What is wrong is right. How did everything get so twisted and crazy? It makes a grown man cry!


25 posted on 01/28/2018 8:28:22 AM PST by FreedBird
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To: Starman417

The Americans with their heads up their a$$es would not have been swayed. Remember the lies and coverup over rev wright? They told us bam was a “committed Christian”.
So the country elected a muzzy twice


26 posted on 01/28/2018 8:31:02 AM PST by I want the USA back (Doing more of what fails is the definition of liberalism and insanity.)
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To: Starman417

Unless the photo was captioned, few whites would know the identities of the other black individuals. So the picture alone would be less than effective.


27 posted on 01/28/2018 8:32:22 AM PST by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Build the Wall Faster! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)
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To: Starman417

BUT: When will the Black Power establishment authorize the release of Hussein Obama’s REAL Birth Certificate?


28 posted on 01/28/2018 8:36:10 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: I want the USA back

> They told us bam was a “committed Christian” <

Here’s what might have swayed things. In this September 2008 interview, suppose Stephanopoulos hadn’t been so quick to step in and “correct” Obama.

OBAMA: What I was suggesting — you’re absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith, and you’re absolutely right that that has not come …

STEPHANOPOULOS (interrupting): Your Christian faith.

OBAMA: My Christian faith — well, what I’m saying is …


29 posted on 01/28/2018 8:37:11 AM PST by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: Starman417

The very fact that it was so carefully hidden nine years ago is evidence against the conspirators.


30 posted on 01/28/2018 8:37:29 AM PST by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: BobL

Many Ameican Jews are inexplicable politically.

Over the years I have spoken to a number of Jewish-Americans who reflexively support Rats even to detriment of their own financial & personal interests. The explanations run something like this: (For typing brevity Republican = Conservative)

1. Republicans are controlled by the evangelicals. Many American Jews are absolutely convinced of this. They are convinced that GOP/Evangelical government will herd them into camps, introduce Imperial Russian style pogroms or at a minimum put a evangelic into their living room to proselytize to them.

2. Republicans hate the poor and minorities and don’t want a better world.

3. Republican aren’ cool.

Older Jewish Americans go wth 1 & 2, younger ones with 3.


31 posted on 01/28/2018 8:44:25 AM PST by Reily
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To: Starman417

It would have changed nothing, Rev Wright told us as much about Obama as the photo.


32 posted on 01/28/2018 8:47:01 AM PST by dangerdoc
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To: Eddie01

Great minds think alike.


33 posted on 01/28/2018 8:47:55 AM PST by dangerdoc
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To: Starman417

If Rev Wright and the pedo commie mentor had no effect, this picture wouldn’t have done poop.

Does anyone think George Bush or Donald Trump could have won the Presidency after a believable man told a detailed story of a weekend of smoking crack snd blowjobs with either of them?

The media wins elections.


34 posted on 01/28/2018 8:50:43 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Leaning Right

That is Stephenopoulos for you. Always quick to aid with a corrected word, a convenient sink, etc.


35 posted on 01/28/2018 8:53:42 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Starman417

The photo with Louis Farrakhan was not taken in Chicago, it was taken in a meeting room at the Capitol Building.

It didn’t “destroy” the 20 or so black caucus congressmen who brought Farrakhan to the nations Capitol (!), why would it “destroy” Obama?


36 posted on 01/28/2018 8:53:50 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Sybeck1

There was a photo in Internet circulation circa 2008 showing Barry Soetoro with the Louie entourage and Louie in a hallway, but the media, being the fifth column enemy of America did their masters’ bidding and kept it off of the main alphabet networks. ... Guillotines from orbit is the only way to cure such enemies of We The People.


37 posted on 01/28/2018 9:00:09 AM PST by MHGinTN (A dispensational perspective is a powerful tool for discernment)
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To: FreedBird

Do you really think this would make a difference? That voting block would vote for Satan even if they knew who it was.


38 posted on 01/28/2018 9:06:32 AM PST by GingisK
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To: Yaelle

> That is Stephanopoulos for you. <

It says much about the state of American journalism that a Clinton senior advisor is now the chief anchor of a major news outlet (ABC).

He’s not a commentator, but a news anchor! It boggles the mind. I don’t think ABC could have found a more biased person if they tried.


39 posted on 01/28/2018 9:11:19 AM PST by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: Starman417

He bowed to censorship and he dares call himself a photojournalist.he’s merely a propagandist and fellow traveler.


40 posted on 01/28/2018 9:21:06 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Ask a lib if Alger Hiss colluded with the Russians.)
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