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"Barack Will Never Allow You to Go Back to Your Lives as Usual." (YES IT CAN get creepier)
The Campaign Spot at NRO ^ | 20 February 2008 | Jim Geraghty

Posted on 02/20/2008 11:49:06 AM PST by SE Mom

"Barack Will Never Allow You to Go Back to Your Lives as Usual."

Last night I appeared on Hugh's show, and his producer Duane mentioned a Michelle Obama speech at UCLA. Captain Ed talked about this a bit, but I hadn't seen anyone transcribe the part of the speech where it gets a little... unnerving. It starts at about 8:41 in the audio.

Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.

I'm sorry, nowhere in the Constitution does it authorize the President of the United States to demand anyone shed their cynicism. And I'm all for people pushing themselves to be better, but I don't think the President demanding it is the way to go about it.

And what if we kind of like our lives as usual? What about Americans' freedom to be uninvolved and uninformed?

Darleen at Protein Wisdom transcribed what follows:

"You have to stay at the seat at the table of democracy with a man like Barack Obama not just on Tuesday but in a year from now, in four years from now, in eights years from now, you will have to be engaged."

Ah. Apparently apathy will be criminalized, then?

Does anybody on the left side of the aisle find this rhetoric a little creepy? Isn't this describing an authoritarian presidency way beyond anything George W. Bush has done or proposed?

Do the powers of the presidency really encompass everything Michelle says Obama wants and plans to do? Based on this rhetoric, isn't he actually running for messiah?

02/20 02:26 PM


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Barak finishes EVERY speech with " we will change America...and we will change the WORLD"...

The WORLD???

1 posted on 02/20/2008 11:49:08 AM PST by SE Mom
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To: SE Mom

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK


2 posted on 02/20/2008 11:49:40 AM PST by JaneNC (I)
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To: SE Mom

So who’s moving to Montana?


3 posted on 02/20/2008 11:50:40 AM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: SE Mom

He also says he’s going to change the planet. If I were him I would first change speechwriters.


4 posted on 02/20/2008 11:50:56 AM PST by jdm (The traffic lights turn blue tomorrow.)
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To: SE Mom

what irony; he is going to demand the masses be informed and engaged; if they were informed and engaged now, he would never have the opportunity to come to power and demand the masses be informed and engaged.


5 posted on 02/20/2008 11:51:56 AM PST by Billg64
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To: SE Mom

Saul Alinsky... Hillarys mentor
http://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a39a1bb090251.htm

Antonio Gramsci... another Hillary mentor
http://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a3a4c610569be.htm

Frank Marshall Davis... Obamas mentor
http://www.rantburg.com/poparticle.php?D=2008-02-20&ID=228129


6 posted on 02/20/2008 11:52:11 AM PST by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole....)
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To: SE Mom
The WORLD???

And we were worried when it was all just about the Clintons' Legacy. Yikes...these two are uber ambitious.

7 posted on 02/20/2008 11:52:12 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Michelle Obama: this seasons Teresa Heinz.)
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To: wastedyears

Seriously. Though Mark Levin mentioned some spots in the Gulf of Mexico last week :)


8 posted on 02/20/2008 11:52:25 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Wherever, as long as we have land.


9 posted on 02/20/2008 11:53:17 AM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: SE Mom
"You have to stay at the seat at the table of democracy with a man like Barack Obama not just on Tuesday but in a year from now, in four years from now, in eights years from now, you will have to be engaged."

Translation: You have to keep paying attention to him all the time, or he'll have a tantrum and throw his blocks across the room.

10 posted on 02/20/2008 11:53:54 AM PST by Tax-chick (If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't shoot! It might be a lemur!)
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To: SE Mom
They better pray that people stay uninformed or else he's toast.
11 posted on 02/20/2008 11:54:17 AM PST by tsmith130
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To: hosepipe

Thanks for links.


12 posted on 02/20/2008 11:54:35 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

If Barak becomes president, will we all have to committ mass suicide down the road or take a ride in a flying saucer. This cult thing is getting out of hand. Sheesh


13 posted on 02/20/2008 11:55:04 AM PST by TheThinker
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To: SE Mom
Sounds like he running for Warden-in-Chief.

I wonder what television shows I'll be allowed to watch, if any. At least I'll get in shape during workouts in the yard.

14 posted on 02/20/2008 11:55:04 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SE Mom

Do you people see who is talking about when he says “We”????? Do you know what city he was in when he said “We will rebuild this city. We will rebuild this county. We will rebuild this state. We will rebuild this country.” He was in New Orlean and you can guess who he was talking to and who he meant when he said “We”.


15 posted on 02/20/2008 11:55:20 AM PST by RC2
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To: SE Mom

>>Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed. <<

Wow! So he wants to abolish Welfare, food stamps and section 8 housing?!

He’s got my vote!

Or am I somehow missreading that...?


16 posted on 02/20/2008 11:56:56 AM PST by RobRoy
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To: SE Mom
When Barry speaks of healing the world, community service, and change, he really means establishing a whole generation of liberal dominance.
17 posted on 02/20/2008 11:56:59 AM PST by Kuksool (Obama will Change America for the worse.)
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To: SE Mom

I am waiting for him to make the pronoucement “You know, the Quran has some good points in it, it should be required reading in our schools for balance”.


18 posted on 02/20/2008 11:57:09 AM PST by HD1200
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To: tsmith130
They better pray that people stay uninformed or else he's toast.

So far, so good:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgXPVmlXKQI&feature=related

19 posted on 02/20/2008 11:57:34 AM PST by AbeKrieger (There is a special place in Hell for Lyndon Johnson.)
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To: Billg64

“..... he is going to demand the masses be informed and engaged; if they were informed and engaged now, he would never have the opportunity to come to power and demand the masses be informed and engaged.”

The money quote on the entire disgusting ObamaPhenomena


20 posted on 02/20/2008 11:57:39 AM PST by EyeGuy
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To: TheThinker

Yes- it IS getting out of hand. That is the whole idea, isn’t it...

NUMBERS...mob mentality in the voting booth.


21 posted on 02/20/2008 11:57:50 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

Creepy indeed. Hubris is the classic element of tragedy.


22 posted on 02/20/2008 11:57:51 AM PST by tennteacher (Hunter Conservative)
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To: RC2

“Do you people see who is talking about when he says “We”?????”

He’s talking about people who don’t pay taxes, don’t have jobs, suck off the system, spend daddy’s money or are here illegally


23 posted on 02/20/2008 11:58:31 AM PST by wilco200
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To: RC2
“We will rebuild this city....

On what, Rock and Roll?

24 posted on 02/20/2008 11:58:43 AM PST by dfwgator (11+7+15=3 Heismans)
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To: HD1200

Yeah, especially that part about being required to conduct war until the whole world is converted or subjugated.


25 posted on 02/20/2008 11:59:03 AM PST by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: SE Mom

I’m keeping my cynicism.

They can have it when they pry it from my cold dead hands.


26 posted on 02/20/2008 11:59:09 AM PST by NeoCaveman (El Conservo Tribe, tribal name "Avoids Fort Marcy Park")
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To: SE Mom
The WORLD???

He's leaving the outer planets to be changed by Michelle when she becomes president after eight years of Barack.

27 posted on 02/20/2008 11:59:40 AM PST by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: SE Mom

This man must not become president. As detestable as McCain is, Obama simply must not sit in the oval office.


28 posted on 02/20/2008 11:59:47 AM PST by JamesP81 ("I am against "zero tolerance" policies. It is a crutch for idiots." --FReeper Tenacious 1)
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To: generalissimoduane

It is a horse race.

Who is scarier: Obama or Hillary?


29 posted on 02/20/2008 12:00:05 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: Tax-chick
Translation: You have to keep paying attention to him all the time, or he'll have a tantrum and throw his blocks across the room.

Or it means you have to keep paying attention to his words about change, or you might notice that it never got past that stage.
30 posted on 02/20/2008 12:00:34 PM PST by vastrightwing
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To: SE Mom

The Imperial Obama. If we are a Capitalist society what does this mean for us?

Is there a re-education summer camp in your future? Will we all be sent out in solidarity with the farmers to help with the beet harvest? When will you need to convey your summer home to the “collective” for the good of workers?


31 posted on 02/20/2008 12:00:45 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: SE Mom

Socialism is premised on the assumption that only the government should decide what’s in the best interests of every citizen, even if that involves micro-managing every citizen’s political, economic and personal choices. And he says it like it’s a good thing.


32 posted on 02/20/2008 12:01:29 PM PST by Spok (Ignorance is no excuse-it's the real thing.)
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To: SE Mom

Creepy, indeed. Hubris is the stuff of which tragedies are made.


33 posted on 02/20/2008 12:01:38 PM PST by tennteacher (Hunter Conservative)
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To: SE Mom

Smiley Fascism


34 posted on 02/20/2008 12:02:02 PM PST by bahblahbah
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To: wastedyears
I already tried that...there’s plenty of liberal freaks out here to (west side of the state. You’re all welcome to join the vast right-wing conspiracy in eastern Montana. ;)
35 posted on 02/20/2008 12:02:32 PM PST by the lastbestlady (I now believe that we have two lives; the life we learn with and the life we live with after that.)
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To: SE Mom
Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.


36 posted on 02/20/2008 12:03:11 PM PST by Greg F (Do you want a guy named Hussein to fix your soul? Michelle Obama thinks you do.)
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To: AbeKrieger
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgXPVmlXKQI&feature=related

Un-friggin-believable, isn't it?

37 posted on 02/20/2008 12:03:18 PM PST by tsmith130
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To: JamesP81

I’m finding it’s not necessary to read between the lines with Barak and Michelle. It IS, however, necessary to READ the lines.


38 posted on 02/20/2008 12:03:18 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

There is a clear need for a few banana cream pies to put things into the proper perspective.....


39 posted on 02/20/2008 12:04:04 PM PST by tracer
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To: SE Mom; All

40 posted on 02/20/2008 12:05:21 PM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: SE Mom
Republican dirty tricksters, if you're out there, here's a suggestion: Tap into the control booth at the Dem National Convention, and just as Obama is set to speak, and the hall is quiet, douse all but the podium lights, hit the thunder button, and have a bass voice say from above for all to hear: "This is my other beloved son, in whom I am well pleased."

No, wait a minute. The Obamaniacs and God-fearing leftists will think it really was Him putting His mark of approval on the New Messiah. Back to the drawing board .

41 posted on 02/20/2008 12:05:22 PM PST by sagmanagain ("The only difference between a grave and a rut is the dimensions.")
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To: tracer

LOLOL! Bless you:) I really needed that!!


42 posted on 02/20/2008 12:05:22 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: TheThinker

“If Barak becomes president, will we all have to committ mass suicide down the road or take a ride in a flying saucer. This cult thing is getting out of hand. Sheesh”

The scary thing about Obamas supporters is that they seem to be proud to considered cult members. I’m sorry that’s way outside the creepy band of OK.


43 posted on 02/20/2008 12:05:40 PM PST by snarkybob (')
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To: SE Mom
The WORLD???

Yes... the World.

44 posted on 02/20/2008 12:06:04 PM PST by Charles Martel (The Tree of Liberty thirsts.)
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To: BenLurkin
Who is scarier: Obama or Hillary

Yes.

45 posted on 02/20/2008 12:06:42 PM PST by Mygirlsmom (Clowns to the left of me, fakers to the right-here I am-what's a Right Winger to do?)
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To: tsmith130

Have to change all the maps to read USSA


46 posted on 02/20/2008 12:06:43 PM PST by Billg64
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To: wastedyears

“So who’s moving to Montana?”

Wyoming or Idaho might be a better bet. Old Ted Turner and his liberal buddies have bought up a lot of land in MT.


47 posted on 02/20/2008 12:06:49 PM PST by Minn. 4 Bush
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To: SE Mom

Obama is 3 years removed as a hack in the Chicago democrat machine and is now challenging Al Gore as Messiah.


48 posted on 02/20/2008 12:06:57 PM PST by AU72
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To: wilco200

LOL, absolutely.


49 posted on 02/20/2008 12:07:14 PM PST by WildcatClan (Try new Zen-Xanax McCain! Now with 80% fewer tantrums.)
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To: the lastbestlady

(west side of the state. You’re all welcome to join the vast right-wing conspiracy in eastern Montana. ;)

How do the moonbats always manage to takeover the most beutiful geographic regions?


50 posted on 02/20/2008 12:07:50 PM PST by wilco200
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