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Obama blames modern technology for making voters overly informed.
Conservative Fun House ^ | 05/10/2010 | Damon Rexroad

Posted on 05/10/2010 8:53:46 AM PDT by conservativefunhouse

US President Barack Obama lamented Sunday that in the iPad and Xbox era, information had become a diversion that was imposing new strains on democracy...

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TOPICS: Education; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhofascism; democrats; distraction; ipad; liberalfascism; obama; technology

1 posted on 05/10/2010 8:53:46 AM PDT by conservativefunhouse
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To: conservativefunhouse

Yeah, its a real bitch for tyrants when the truth gets around.....


2 posted on 05/10/2010 8:54:28 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: conservativefunhouse
"We'll tell the peasants what they need to know."
3 posted on 05/10/2010 8:55:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (FYBO: Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: conservativefunhouse

Barry: “I miss the days of the old Pravda”


4 posted on 05/10/2010 8:57:36 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: conservativefunhouse
You know, I read this piece in the Post. I actually agree with him. Betty White can say the same thing on Sat Nite Live and they get the highest ratings of the year on it... - OH, maybe that's why he said it!

I thought this was a remarkably bold line:

"Let's face it -- even some of the craziest claims can quickly gain traction. I've had some experience with that myself.
...considering how well the masses were manipulated by the media during his campaign and presidency thus far.

And when he starts talking about things that "threaten democracy," I start thinking the worst about what his brain-trust might come up with to solve the "problem."

5 posted on 05/10/2010 8:57:37 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (the three of the five is the two of the one.)
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To: conservativefunhouse

Maybe it’s time for a Hugo Chavis like fairness Doctrine ... :)


6 posted on 05/10/2010 8:58:55 AM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: conservativefunhouse
Obama is just ticked off that 40% to 50% of the American people question his eligibility. That they even know about has been entirely due to the Internet and word of mouth.

The mainstream Marxist media the conservative weenie media have been silent on his natural born status.

7 posted on 05/10/2010 8:59:24 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: conservativefunhouse

It’s getting harder and harder to dupe those of us who make an effort to stay informed. Drats!


8 posted on 05/10/2010 8:59:47 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Enjoy nature - eat meat, wear fur and drive your car!)
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To: conservativefunhouse
Obama and his regime is imposing new strains on democracy...

Fact is, his intention is to destroy our Republic.

9 posted on 05/10/2010 9:00:00 AM PDT by BARLF
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To: conservativefunhouse

Now what?!? 0 is preparing us for the theft of information and the freedom thereof by his administration. Lucifer is their hero.Guess I’d better get out my stationery and pen.

New methods need to be invented now!


10 posted on 05/10/2010 9:00:26 AM PDT by madison10
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To: sickoflibs
Or some Hillary-style "Gatekeeper" for the internet. Some civil servant (read as "civil master") will have the authority to approve or disapprove your internet post before the world is allowed to see it.
11 posted on 05/10/2010 9:00:52 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (I am so immune to satire that I ate three Irish children after reading Swift's "A Modest Proposal")
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To: conservativefunhouse

The Technology is not the problem. The problem is the belief is that “Everything is politics”.

When you insert your unwelcome self into people’s lives they become rapidly educated and then start to act to disable the government’s interference.


12 posted on 05/10/2010 9:01:43 AM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: conservativefunhouse
“All of this is not only putting new pressures on you, it is putting new pressures on our country and on our democracy.”

Hey, Mr. "Constitutional Scholar", the United States is NOT a democracy - we are a Republic.

13 posted on 05/10/2010 9:02:54 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: the invisib1e hand
“Let's face it — even some of the craziest claims can quickly gain traction. I've had some experience with that myself. (Obama)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Yeah! Those crazy claims just won't go away!

Uh?...Like where's your long form birth certificate?

Hm?...No one remembers you being in classes at Columbia?

Or?...Gee! Your dad was a British and Kenyan citizen and never a naturalized American?

14 posted on 05/10/2010 9:04:16 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: conservativefunhouse

free speech is not for tyrants is it

We are going to see a frontal assault on free speech real soon now. First the FTC overruling the SC and attacking the Internet with their lies, and next up FNC and then talk radio.

Tyrants do not like in your face opposition.

The history of Chavez and Venezuela’s media is a good research project if you need more. Frontline did a starter video some time back called “The Hugo Chavez Show”

It’s morphing into the Barcky Obama Show.


15 posted on 05/10/2010 9:04:17 AM PDT by Tarpon (Obama-Speak ... the fusion of sophistry and Newspeak. It's not a gift, it's just lies.)
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To: conservativefunhouse

“Obama, who does not like just how informed the masses have become.”.....

Just a damn shame that it isn’t the streets of Chicago where you’re shuck and jive community orginizing routine seems to fool everyone....right, Obongo?


16 posted on 05/10/2010 9:04:34 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: conservativefunhouse

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. And a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with power, which knowledge gives.” ~ James Madison - “The Father of the Constitution”.


17 posted on 05/10/2010 9:08:06 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (Obama: Let's Pursue Reparations Through Legislation Rather Than the Courts)
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To: KarlInOhio
RE :”Or some Hillary-style “Gatekeeper” for the internet. Some civil servant (read as “civil master”) will have the authority to approve or disapprove your internet post before the world is allowed to see it.

That would create many-many government jobs reviewing all the posts. Would the rest of the world buy a crazy idea like this? Or would the same SCOTUS allow this that just threw out McCain-Feingold censorship bill?

18 posted on 05/10/2010 9:10:28 AM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: conservativefunhouse

only a communist could think or say such rubbish


19 posted on 05/10/2010 9:11:00 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: conservativefunhouse

This is how free elections are stopped and the voice of the opposition shut down.

I see no way out of this. It’s as if we’ve been check-mated by the devil.


20 posted on 05/10/2010 9:16:55 AM PDT by madison10
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To: conservativefunhouse

So says the man who refused to give up his Crackberry when he got elected.


21 posted on 05/10/2010 9:18:29 AM PDT by elc
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To: conservativefunhouse

Regarding the title of the thread, Barry Soetoro will soon change that ... he is now the ruler and his appointed csars will clean up that loose end sooner rather than later, because November elections are looming.


22 posted on 05/10/2010 9:19:48 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: conservativefunhouse

Hey Obama, ya kenyan communist asshole!

Kim Jong Il doesn’t allow his citizens to own a cell phone or camera, and contact with the outside world is forbidden. Violation of such totalitarian laws yields time in the gulag or public execution.

Obama has taken his mask off again, and shown us that he is nothing more than a tin-pot wearing tyrant.


23 posted on 05/10/2010 9:19:48 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Clearly his ability to manipulate the MSM is central to his ability to rule. Alternative media are mucking up his well oiled machine. Too bad.


24 posted on 05/10/2010 9:24:44 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (He is the son of soulless slavers, not the son of soulful slaves.)
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To: Tarpon
We are going to see a frontal assault on free speech real soon now. First the FTC overruling the SC and attacking the Internet with their lies, and next up FNC and then talk radio.

We shall soon find out if Rush, Beck, Hannity...(and the other yappers)....are phonies or cowards.

If they are are phonies Rush, Beck, Hannity, and the rest, will sell their talents to the fascist oligarchy. They will spit shine the boots crushing our necks.

If they are cowards they will not assist the oligarchy but they will rue the day that they failed to report on Obama's eligibility early in his run for president. There is still time to do this. The time to oppose evil is NOW! Why? Because:

**The fascist oligarchy will throw them off the air anyway.

**The fascist oligarchy will carry out their threats against them anyway.

**The fascist oligarchy will reveal their deepest darkest secrets anyway.

**The fascist oligarchy will steal their money anyway.

Personally,...Words don't exist in the English language that can convey my level of disgust and contempt for Rush, Beck, Hannity, ( and the other yappers) for having ignored Obama's eligibility. They are hypocrits when they claim to hold the Constitution in esteem and then report nothing about Obama's natural born status.

Rush in a tongue in cheek manner says, "Talent on loan from God!" Well...There is true in that. He will be held accountable before God for having hidden his talent under a bushel and allowed Obama's eligibility to go unreported. Also..It complete possible for God to raise up and even greater talent to challenge Rush and put him out of business.

25 posted on 05/10/2010 9:26:12 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: wintertime
Imo, Rush Limbaugh is doing a FANTASTIC JOB of informing us and offering a forum for us to debate current issues. His knowledge of history astounds me and I do not believe our Father has any special punishment in mind for Rush regarding uhbama's ineligibility.

He is smart enough to know what to attack and what to allow others to attack.

He walks a tight rope and is subject to being criticised by the PRESIDENT. Imagine, the president of our country has stuped to throw barbs at Rush, at Hannity, etc. Pretty pathetic on uhbama's part. But expected.

26 posted on 05/10/2010 9:32:45 AM PDT by Republic (Stop the horrific liberals from spending ONE MORE DIME before they destroy our nation.)
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To: conservativefunhouse
“You’re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us with all kinds of content and exposes us to all kinds of arguments, some of which don’t always rank all that high on the truth meter,” Obama said

Hussein shouldn't talk about truth meters.

27 posted on 05/10/2010 9:38:55 AM PDT by bgill (how could a young man born here in Kenya, who is not even a native American, become the POTUS)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry
"It’s getting harder and harder to dupe those of us who make an effort to stay informed"

Unfortunately, there is a large segment of our population which does not care to be informed. Perhaps that is why Soap Operas and "Reality " shows are so popular.

28 posted on 05/10/2010 9:43:26 AM PDT by verity (Obama Lies - Obongo must go!)
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To: conservativefunhouse

Yes, the DUMBER voters are, the more apt they are to vote for a dumb *ss like you, Obimination.

Sometimes the truth isn’t pretty, *ss*ole!


29 posted on 05/10/2010 9:43:40 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: libertarian27
Barry: “I miss the days of the old Pravda”

"There is no Izvestiya in Pravda, and there is no Pravda in Izvestiya."

30 posted on 05/10/2010 9:46:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: the invisib1e hand

“Let’s face it — even some of the craziest claims can quickly gain traction. I’ve had some experience with that myself.

Yeah....like “You can keep your healthcare...” and “No tax increases for anyone making less that $250,000...”

Amazing how that disinformation gets around....


31 posted on 05/10/2010 9:50:43 AM PDT by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09! WTFU!)
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To: conservativefunhouse

Apparently technology failed in November 2008, because there are a lot of voters who would now like to change their votes.


32 posted on 05/10/2010 9:53:51 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The 0bama regime represents an "Clear and Present Danger" to the US - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: conservativefunhouse
"Obama blames modern technology for making voters overly informed"

He's paving the way for future suppression of the internet, ala Red China. My bet is that he already has plans in the making for that. This is a man who really does want to be CEASAR Obama.

33 posted on 05/10/2010 9:57:08 AM PDT by jiminycricket000
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To: Republic
Imo, Rush Limbaugh is doing a FANTASTIC JOB of informing us and offering a forum for us to debate current issues.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Ultimately, there are too many people in America who are praying with all their might that the Constitution will be upheld and restored to its original meaning. God will raise up people with the talent ( and courage) to do that, if people like Rush, Beck, Hannity, ( and the other yappers) refuse to do it.

Really...The talent that Rush, Beck, Hannity,( and the other yappers) hold really is “talent on loan from God.”

34 posted on 05/10/2010 9:57:29 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: wintertime

Not sure what you mean by yapper but it reads kind of insulting like. I thank God these good men are on the talent marker using their God given skills to inform all of us of the details the main stream press ignores. The information we get from the talk show hosts makes all the difference in our knowledge base. None of us have the time or the research capacity that these men or women (thinking of Laura Ingraham, in particular) have.


35 posted on 05/10/2010 10:04:42 AM PDT by Republic (Stop the horrific liberals from spending ONE MORE DIME before they destroy our nation.)
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To: conservativefunhouse

He means can’t make any secret moves no more!


36 posted on 05/10/2010 10:07:08 AM PDT by Always Independent
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To: texmexis best
This poser knows nothing about this country or her people. WE will not go quietly into the night.

Obama was raised among communist sympathizers,Marxist, socialist or whatever.

He was never taught what made/makes this country great.

We will have elections in 2010, and in 2012 he will be voted out.

37 posted on 05/10/2010 10:17:27 AM PDT by BARLF
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To: BARLF

I agree. Tomorrow is November and it is going to be incredibly ugly for the rats.

2012? Possible fifty state sweep for the Repubs with monster coat tails gaining us more seats in Congress.


38 posted on 05/10/2010 10:31:30 AM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: libertarian27
Barry: “I miss the days of the old Pravda”

Up next, the launch of Obavda - all the news that The Regime approves for you to know.
39 posted on 05/10/2010 10:32:24 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: conservativefunhouse
That's right, Obama! You want the USofA to live in the 7th Century when it comes to being informed. You and all your Muzlum Marxist Pond Sucking Scum.
40 posted on 05/10/2010 10:32:32 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: texmexis best

Tomorrow is November!


41 posted on 05/10/2010 10:37:29 AM PDT by BARLF
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