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Obama: The Affirmative Action President
The American Thinker ^ | August 18, 2011 | Matt Patterson

Posted on 08/18/2011 7:31:42 AM PDT by opentalk

Imagine a future historian examining Obama's pre-presidential life: ushered into and through the Ivy League despite unremarkable grades and test scores along the way; a cushy non-job as a "community organizer"; a brief career as a state legislator devoid of legislative achievement (and in fact nearly devoid of his attention, so often did he vote "present"); and finally an unaccomplished single term in United States Senate, the entirety of which was devoted to his presidential ambitions.

He left no academic legacy in academia, authored no signature legislation as legislator.

...Norman Podhoretz addressed the question recently in the Wall Street Journal:

To be sure, no white candidate who had close associations with an outspoken hater of America like Jeremiah Wright and an unrepentant terrorist like Bill Ayers would have lasted a single day. But because Mr. Obama was black, and therefore entitled in the eyes of liberaldom to have hung out with protesters against various American injustices, even if they were a bit extreme, he was given a pass.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Education; History
KEYWORDS: 2012election; hiddenbackground; noschoolrecord; obama

1 posted on 08/18/2011 7:31:44 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Diogenesis
The BIG question is:
Who is behind propelling this impostor, cheat and liar communist organizer into the commanding position to destroy US???????
3 posted on 08/18/2011 7:40:44 AM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: opentalk

Excellent article and so true.


4 posted on 08/18/2011 7:40:47 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Diogenesis

bump


5 posted on 08/18/2011 7:45:08 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 8/18/11, 446/521 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (Nov 6 2012))
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To: Diogenesis

Trump had alluded to this when he questioned Obama’s lack of grades and school records. The MSM pounced to silence him with a coordinated Race card attack.


6 posted on 08/18/2011 7:48:55 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk
He stole the Democrat nomination, but he was elected because of his skin color.
7 posted on 08/18/2011 7:49:20 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Profit" is a measure of how efficiently an entity utilizes the raw materials at its command.)
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To: opentalk
What an absolutely clear and succinct assessment.

When the book is finally closed on “O” (and that can't be soon enough) no one will know any more about him than they know now.

8 posted on 08/18/2011 7:50:38 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: Leo Carpathian

In no particular order: Communist party USA, Soros, Warren Buffet, Billl Gates, SEIU, IBEW, NEA, AFSCME, AFL-CIO,Code Pink, College professors, the “press”...


9 posted on 08/18/2011 8:02:32 AM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: opentalk

“Did I do that?” - [Steve Urkel] Obama...


10 posted on 08/18/2011 8:04:34 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: opentalk
I have a theory that he is a con artist. Now, I know that every politician is to one degree or another a bit of a con, but what I am suggesting is that Barack Obama is a honest-to-goodness-dyed-in-the wool con artist right from the beginning. He has conned his way along all his life, and somewhere along the way he got the notion that he could con his way into the White House. Look at the signs. He has multiple aliases. He has well covered footprints. He has never actually DONE anything, yet he has been able to talk his way into better and better jobs. And look how he acts now, as president. You con your way into the presidency not for the responsibilities, but for the perks.

I believe that Barack Obama has never wanted to be the greatest President in history. He has wanted to be the greatest Con Artist in history. And, damn, if he hasn't succeeded.

11 posted on 08/18/2011 8:05:37 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: Leo Carpathian

The Democrat party and the main stream media propelled this marxist into the White House.

The CPUSA didn’t run a candidate because they were in agreement with baraq and his party.

The CPUSA won the 2008 election by proxy.


12 posted on 08/18/2011 8:09:40 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: KansasGirl
Main gist of the article:

--Obama doesn't have the skill set or aptitude for the Job and NEVER will, there are no short cuts to develop them.

We are all paying the price.--

Holder's department is pushing affirmative action agenda in Police and Fire Departments instead of hiring the most qualified for the job.

Student loans are to be controlled by this administration.

13 posted on 08/18/2011 8:09:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Leo Carpathian

They stole the tagline I have had for 3 years. Damn!


14 posted on 08/18/2011 8:12:48 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: All

so true...


15 posted on 08/18/2011 8:14:25 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

[ He stole the Democrat nomination, but he was elected because of his skin color. ]

The Ditz Vote is strong in America... ditzy voters elected Obama..
It would be wise for republicans to remember that.. in 2012..

Ditzy voters do NOT require a reasonable logic.. for their vote..
AND {be warned} democrats KNOW THAT... they play the ditz vote like a RubeGoldberg voting machine..

It twirls and spins, makes noise... flashing lights.. political gears flapping and grinding.. spinning dollies.. all manner of nonsense goin on..

Its a lot like the Bill O’Really serious spin show..
And the rubes buy it all...


16 posted on 08/18/2011 8:15:02 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: opentalk

The surest way to get a liberal frothing at the mouth is to call Obama an “affirmative action” president or even a token and yet the evidence is so true.

I would even have arguments with liberals who told me Bush 43 was unqualified to be president after six years as governor of Texas and I would say it was a lot more qualified than someone who was a two-term state senator and a 1/2-term as U.S. Senator where the only experience he had at running anything was running his mouth and being 1/100th of a deciding vote. He’d never had to balance a budget or meet a payroll.

That inexperience chicken has come home to roost.


17 posted on 08/18/2011 8:20:27 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: fhayek
This may be why he was chosen by the progressives. If they were honest about their agenda, Americans wouldn't allow it.

His words and actions don't match, but it serves a purpose of assuring the public, while they advance an anti-Capitalist agenda.

The level of dishonesty, with a straight face is his skill.

Dennis Miller, calls him a Snake Oil Salesman.

18 posted on 08/18/2011 8:22:51 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

AA was supposed to make up for past discrimination for those who were descendants of slaves not slaveowners


19 posted on 08/18/2011 8:29:07 AM PDT by hecht (TAKE BACK OUR NATION AND OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM)
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To: opentalk

Y U P!!!!!


21 posted on 08/18/2011 8:39:12 AM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: opentalk; All

I suspect a tectonic shift is about to happen in the national dialoge questioning as to how WE could have been bamboozled by this know nothing marxist regurgitator.


22 posted on 08/18/2011 11:39:33 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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