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Obama Incorporated: The presidentís left-wing network continues to expand
The Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 8, 2013 | Matthew Continetti

Posted on 02/08/2013 7:41:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Three years ago, midway through his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama took on the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

“With all due deference to the separation of powers,” the president said, “last week the Supreme Court reversed a century of law that I believe will open the floodgates for special interests—including foreign corporations—to spend without limit in our elections. [Applause.] I don’t think American elections should be bankrolled by America’s most powerful interests, or worse, by foreign entities. [Applause.]”

Justice Samuel Alito, by mouthing the words “not true” as Obama read these sentences off of the TelePrompTer, delivered, with all due deference, one of the most memorable and public rebuttals of our time. The Citizens United decision to which Obama referred did not actually reverse “a century of law.” The idea that the court had opened a door through which “foreign corporations” and “foreign entities” could influence U.S. elections was false. What evidence exists of illegal foreign contributions to political campaigns actually points in the direction of none other than President Obama. Would Obama recant?

Obama would not. His ritual denunciations of the court and Citizens United and the secretive “powerful interests” continued. The leaders of that “other party,” he said in an August 2010 weekly address, “want to keep the public in the dark. They don’t want you to know which interests are paying for the ads. The only people who don’t want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide. Well, we cannot allow the corporate takeover of our democracy.”

That takeover would come in the form of “front groups,” he said on the campaign trail that October, “running misleading negative ads all across America...

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TOPICS: Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: alito; citizensunited; democrats; obama; obamafrontgroups; obamainc; scotus

1 posted on 02/08/2013 7:41:31 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

0bama spat on SCOTUS and Roberts liked it.


2 posted on 02/08/2013 7:52:46 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a convoluted piece, if you can click on the links provided and put all of this in your head, you are what we need.
Nice work, nice links.


3 posted on 02/08/2013 8:20:02 PM PST by Haddit
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To: Haddit

Oddly enough, unions are okay but corporations aren’t. Wonder how THAT works? LOL!


4 posted on 02/08/2013 9:22:55 PM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Thousands of Marxists working together to destroy our Sacred Republic.
5 posted on 02/08/2013 10:25:47 PM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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