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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 ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: farrakhan; obama; traitor
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1 posted on 01/28/2018 7:58:20 AM PST by Starman417
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To: Starman417

There is lots of news ignored and hidden for political reasons. Lots of it could have made a difference!


2 posted on 01/28/2018 8:01:03 AM PST by FreedBird
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To: Starman417

What was, was, what is, is...

This is a soft start to the unveiling of the true Barack Hussein Obama. Umm Umm Umm.


3 posted on 01/28/2018 8:01:49 AM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust Sessions. The Great Awakening is at hand...MAGA!)
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To: Starman417

With McCain the 2008 crisis and Bush’s Iraq war I wonder this picture would have changed anything


4 posted on 01/28/2018 8:02:04 AM PST by Sybeck1
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To: Starman417

Look at the bright side. If Hillary was President in 2008 I think the world would have been worse off today. Obama behaved as a communist academic would have. Hillary made the Gambino family look like the Von Trapps.


5 posted on 01/28/2018 8:03:23 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Death of the MSM - "Because it is my show and I don't want to do that." Jake Tapper)
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To: Starman417

It would have changed nothing. His minister screaming G— Da— America while he sat there didn’t hurt Obongo and neither would this picture. The Power of having the MSM totally behind can keep you protected from almost anything.


6 posted on 01/28/2018 8:03:41 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: Starman417

Nothing new here. Just a textbook example of how the Media protects Dems.


7 posted on 01/28/2018 8:04:43 AM PST by rbg81 (Truth is stranger than fiction)
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To: Starman417

We knew back then they were butt brothers

Didn’t they even live in the same hood with Billy and Bernie?


8 posted on 01/28/2018 8:04:50 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Another Islamic terrorist event, and no “outrage” from the “Muslim community”. Again)
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And let us not forget the infamous Khalidi tape long suppressed by the LA Times:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3338570/posts

9 posted on 01/28/2018 8:06:11 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Starman417

Farrakhan has quite the history of antisemitism:

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He calls non-blacks white devils. He’s much more than anti-Semitic.


10 posted on 01/28/2018 8:06:21 AM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: Starman417

Everyone knew Hussein was a Marxist, America-hating, racist piece of s*** and over half the country voted for him anyway.

America got exactly what it deserved.


11 posted on 01/28/2018 8:07:24 AM PST by TTFlyer
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Would have changed nothing.

If Reverend Wright couldn’t sway anyone, this picture certainly couldn’t.

Waste of time.


12 posted on 01/28/2018 8:07:34 AM PST by Eddie01
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To: gibsonguy

You are right. If his middle name didn’t stop anyone after 9/11, neither would anything else.


13 posted on 01/28/2018 8:08:29 AM PST by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: Starman417

Wouldnt have made a bit of difference. Just look at “reverend” Wright.


14 posted on 01/28/2018 8:10:31 AM PST by DouglasKC
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To: Eddie01

If anything, this pic would have turned out MORE voters, especially the anti-Semites. White people wouldn’t have cared, they were desperate for someone to [LOL] heal race divisions and [LOL] end all wars and [LOL] give them the virtue-signaling gesture of their [LOL] non-racist lives.


15 posted on 01/28/2018 8:11:06 AM PST by txhurl (Banana Republicans, as far as the eye can see)
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To: Starman417

When I saw obama in Providence, RI, before the ‘RAT convention, he was surrounded by, and being protected by, the fruit of islam thugs. Media was completely silent on this.


16 posted on 01/28/2018 8:11:49 AM PST by Salvey
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To: Starman417

Would have changed nothing.


17 posted on 01/28/2018 8:13:21 AM PST by Husker24
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To: Eddie01

YEP!


18 posted on 01/28/2018 8:15:48 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: EQAndyBuzz

> Look at the bright side. If Hillary was President in 2008 I think the world would have been worse off today. <

I certainly agree with that. Obama was mostly lazy. Given the choice between pushing hard for an agenda and golfing, Obama mostly chose golfing. And I can’t see Obama ordering anyone wacked for standing in his way.

But Hillary is a different animal. She is ruthless, and entirely corrupt.


19 posted on 01/28/2018 8:16:26 AM PST by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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