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Michelle Obama: name Hussein is 'the fear bomb'
Chicago Tribune ^ | February 28, 2008 | Mark Silva

Posted on 02/29/2008 9:51:36 AM PST by kingattax

Michelle Obama, who often has decried "the fear bomb'' that opponents have used against her husband for his middle name -- Barack Hussein Obama -- said in Canton, Ohio, today that it is happening again and shows why it's so important that he wins election as president.

"They threw in the obvious, ultimate fear bomb," Obama said today of her husband's 2004 Senate race. "We're even hearing [that] now. … 'When all else fails, be afraid of his name, and what that could stand for, because it's different.'"

The senator's wife said that rivals use innuendo to play on fears. "Just as they're saying it now," she said.

But, she told about 200 supporters this morning at a restored theater in Canton, Obama won despite that "climate of negativity and doubt" in 2004. "We learned, number one, that when power is threatened by real change they will say anything to stop it," she said. "But we also learned that the American people can handle the truth."

What America needs, she added, is a "fundamentally different kind of leadership," one that challenges people to be different, and better to one another. And that, she said to critics who say it is not his time, cannot wait.

"Barack Obama will be the kind of leader we need right now, not in four years or eight years or 12 years," she said. "We can't wait to get this right. We need it to happen today."

(Excerpt) Read more at weblogs.chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: husseinobama; michelleobama; obama; theblackhillary
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mrs hussein obama, when it comes to your husband, his name is the LAST thing we are concerned with concerning a person who is imminently UNQUALIFIED to be president of OUR country.
1 posted on 02/29/2008 9:51:37 AM PST by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Brarak Hussein Obama....gotta nice ring to it. I’m going to say it ALL THE TIME.


2 posted on 02/29/2008 9:52:48 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: kingattax

Barack FearBomba Obama


3 posted on 02/29/2008 9:55:02 AM PST by rightinthemiddle (The Mainstream Media Controls Our Party. Go, RINOS!)
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To: Blue Turtle

If you don’t like your name, and you stand for change, then change your name.


4 posted on 02/29/2008 9:55:19 AM PST by shineon
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To: kingattax

Touchy touchy. We didn’t name him.


5 posted on 02/29/2008 9:55:20 AM PST by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light..... Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Blue Turtle

Democrat presidential candidate whose name shall not be mentioned???
You can’t say Hussein well because it sounds like Hussein.
You can’t say Obama cause it sounds like Osama.
I guess I’ll just call him Barry!!??!!

This has gotten beyond ridiculous.


6 posted on 02/29/2008 9:55:48 AM PST by griswold3 (Al queda is guilty of hirabah (war against society) Penalty is death.)
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To: kingattax
I would say that about 95% of the time his middle name is mentioned, it's mentioned by a Democrat who supports him and is outraged that people keep bringing up his middle name.

Pretty darn funny.

7 posted on 02/29/2008 9:55:48 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: kingattax

Why does he act as if he were an islamist?


8 posted on 02/29/2008 9:56:47 AM PST by onedoug
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To: griswold3

“...I guess I’ll just call him Barry!!??!!”

Let’s all just call him what he is B.O. He is going to stink as President.


9 posted on 02/29/2008 9:57:11 AM PST by LottieDah (Democrats and liberals never fail to disappoint.)
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To: beer
F-BOMB!

10 posted on 02/29/2008 9:57:46 AM PST by evets (beer)
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To: kingattax

Yeah, when people are acting too nervous about “Hussein”, throw the word “bomb” into the mix.

That’ll soothe them.


11 posted on 02/29/2008 9:58:18 AM PST by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent......)
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To: kingattax

I love how the dem candidates always end up getting buried by their own spouses. Keep talking, Ms. Obama. We love you!


12 posted on 02/29/2008 9:59:11 AM PST by jennyjenny
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To: kingattax
Actually, Mrs. Obama, the worst thing for your husband's presidential bid is YOU. The press is throwing him softballs, so why all the self-pity and whining?

Subconsciously, she must be fearing failure and setting up for it now. If she doesn't shut her cake hole, it's going to be a self-fulfilling prophecy.

13 posted on 02/29/2008 9:59:24 AM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberals: can't live with them, can't ship them to Canada.)
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To: kingattax
His wife needs to STFU. She wears the pants in that family. Democrat men are whipped, in general.
14 posted on 02/29/2008 9:59:32 AM PST by Redgirl (Obama - all hat, no cattle)
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To: kingattax
Mr. and Mrs. Muslim are very sensitive to slights. Name names, show photos, talk about the Dumbo ears and it's like you drew a picture of him wearing a bomb as a turban.

15 posted on 02/29/2008 9:59:45 AM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: kingattax

‘When all else fails, be afraid of his name, and what that could stand for, because it’s different.’

Keep it up, Michelle! This kind of condescending talk is going to get you NO where.


16 posted on 02/29/2008 10:00:34 AM PST by Melinda
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To: Redgirl

Michelle Obama wears the testes in the family, not just the pants.


17 posted on 02/29/2008 10:00:36 AM PST by LottieDah (Democrats and liberals never fail to disappoint.)
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To: griswold3

I don’t think he’ll get in if the ‘pubs play their cards right...


18 posted on 02/29/2008 10:00:39 AM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001
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To: shineon

If you like your name, then don’t treat us like Spanish subjects who have to lisp to make you happy.

Just say, “Hello - my name is Barak Hussein Obama. My middle name is spelled the same as Saddam Hussein. I have chosen to keep it because I am 45% Arab and that is the name I was born with.”


19 posted on 02/29/2008 10:00:39 AM PST by shineon
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To: kingattax

Hearing a lot more from Mrs Obama than the candidate.
That’s fine, but irrelevant.


20 posted on 02/29/2008 10:01:08 AM PST by RightWhale (Clam down! avoid ataque de nervosa)
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To: Excuse_My_Bellicosity
Actually, Mrs. Obama, the worst thing for your husband's presidential bid is YOU

Shhhhhhhh! I want her to keep flappin' her gums.

21 posted on 02/29/2008 10:01:12 AM PST by Zevonismymuse
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To: Redgirl

No no no!

Let her talk!

She put “Hussein”, “fear” and “bomb” all in the same sentence.

People’s subconscious minds just went into warp drive!


22 posted on 02/29/2008 10:01:54 AM PST by Salamander (And don't forget my Dog; fixed and consequent......)
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23 posted on 02/29/2008 10:02:25 AM PST by evets (beer)
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To: kingattax
The fear bomb I have is when he guts the military and gives our nuclear arsenal away. The bomb hussein will then bring to us will be in the form of a mushroom cloud over one of our cities from one of “his muslim” friends....
24 posted on 02/29/2008 10:02:32 AM PST by The Forgotten Man (He works, he votes, generally he prays--but he always pays....)
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To: kingattax

Someone set us up the bomb
All your Hussein are belong to us.


25 posted on 02/29/2008 10:02:40 AM PST by NeoCaveman (El Conservo Tribe, tribal name "Avoids Fort Marcy Park")
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To: kingattax
"We can't wait to get this right. We need it to happen today."








Order yours TODAY!
26 posted on 02/29/2008 10:02:55 AM PST by macamadamia ("The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity." Yeats)
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To: LottieDah

LOL. Yeah she keeps them hidden on a shelf in their mansion.


27 posted on 02/29/2008 10:03:22 AM PST by Redgirl (Obama - all hat, no cattle)
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To: rightinthemiddle
We are apparently victimizing him with his own middle name. Nevermind all the names the left hurls at Republicans, no one should call Barack Hussein Obama by his legal name.

While we are laying down rules, lets be clear. This requirement should end every rude title and name twist spoken by a leftist as well. Let's keep these rules evenly applied. McCain must stop with the a-hole name calling. Leftists must stop with the Hitler, Dubya, Bushie, idiot, racist names. On and on. While we are inhibiting people from expressing their views and even lack of respect for politicians, lets be sure we apply this evenly.

28 posted on 02/29/2008 10:03:41 AM PST by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light..... Isaiah 5:20)
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To: evets

LOL


29 posted on 02/29/2008 10:04:08 AM PST by The Forgotten Man (He works, he votes, generally he prays--but he always pays....)
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To: kingattax

Rush played this clip...what a nasty woman!


30 posted on 02/29/2008 10:04:11 AM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: kingattax

Crap! The Muslims have a fear bomb? Those insidious bastards.


31 posted on 02/29/2008 10:04:49 AM 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: kingattax
Michelle Obama: name Hussein is 'the fear bomb'

Funny, I thought it the factual bomb.

32 posted on 02/29/2008 10:05:13 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: kingattax

Thing with fear mongering is that if you overdo it, it numbs people and seizes to have desired effect.


33 posted on 02/29/2008 10:05:19 AM PST by The_Republican (You know why Chelsea Clinton is so Ugly? Because Janet Reno is her Father! LOL! - Mac is Back!)
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To: rightinthemiddle
Barack FearBomba Obama

That has a nice sound to it, kind of like that Richie Valens song, La Bamba. I bet someone could do something with that.

34 posted on 02/29/2008 10:05:39 AM PST by Eva (Benedict Arnold was a war hero, too.)
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To: Salamander

You do have a point! She is making him appear weaker...


35 posted on 02/29/2008 10:05:58 AM PST by Redgirl (Obama - all hat, no cattle)
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To: NeoCaveman

Badabing...badaBOOM!


36 posted on 02/29/2008 10:06:31 AM PST by EternalVigilance (With "Republicans" like these, who needs Democrats??)
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To: kingattax

Somebody help me out here:
We want a President whose name is Hussein?
We want a President who is (supposedly) an Ex-muslim?
We want a President who is willing to cut and run from Iraq?
We want a President who is wanting to cut down our military?
We want a President who wants to cut our military budget?
We want a President who is willing to talk with our enemies?

Are we nuts or something? What the hell has happened to our people?


37 posted on 02/29/2008 10:06:51 AM PST by RC2
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To: Blue Turtle

“Brarak Hussein Obama....gotta nice ring to it. I’m going to say it ALL THE TIME.”

Barak Hussein Obama was his father.

Barak Hussein Obama Jr. is his full name.

He is a junior.


38 posted on 02/29/2008 10:06:58 AM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: kingattax

I don’t think I’m alone in my deep dislike of Michelle Obama. She’s looks (and sometimes acts) too much like the black female activist that’s such a turn-off (think Cynthia McKinney or Maxine Waters or others). I have nothing against black women, but I do have something against radicalized black women who are actually racists.


39 posted on 02/29/2008 10:07:27 AM PST by No Dems 2004 (No Dems in 2008 either)
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To: Eva
That has a nice sound to it, kind of like that Richie Valens song, La Bamba. I bet someone could do something with that.

The white comedian, Paul Shanklin needs to get a hold of this thought....

40 posted on 02/29/2008 10:07:28 AM PST by The Forgotten Man (He works, he votes, generally he prays--but he always pays....)
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To: griswold3

Or, as Teddy Kennedy famously called him, “Osama Obama.”

And, if Kennedy, even while drunk, can’t get it straight, how does Michelle expect the rest of us to re-act to it?


41 posted on 02/29/2008 10:07:46 AM PST by kitkat
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To: kingattax
MATTHEWS: Rush Limbaugh's playing this game of saying, what's wrong with bringing up his middle name, what's wrong with playing that name? Is this going to be a vicious, almost ethnic fight going after the guy because of his heritage, his name, and saying he's going to sell us out. Is that what's coming?...

RUSH:…By the way, hey, Chris, who was it that released that picture of Obama in the Ayman al-Zawahiri garb? Chris, I think it was the Clinton campaign who put that picture out, was it not? And who first really made a big deal of Obama's middle name? Was it not Senator Bob Kerrey, a Democrat from Nebraska? And who, I might add, was it that ran around and talked about him selling drugs, and maybe being a coke dealer, could that have been Bill Shaheen, another Democrat in New Hampshire? And who was it, Chris, who started playing the race card? What of Bob Johnson, the guy from BET, what did he say?

RUSH: Who Pushed Hussein Angle First?
42 posted on 02/29/2008 10:08:08 AM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: jennyjenny
I get a kick out of watching the angry Mrs Obama. She starts with those hand movements & her face twists up & I laugh like h-ll. When I heard she was being compared to Jackie Kennedy I was a bit disgusted. She will never ever be in the same class as Jackie IMHO.
43 posted on 02/29/2008 10:08:31 AM PST by pandoraou812 (Out, damned spot......OUT)
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To: NeoCaveman
Someone set us up the bomb All your Hussein are belong to us.

-crying laughing here-

44 posted on 02/29/2008 10:08:55 AM PST by frogjerk
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To: griswold3

Political correctness runneth amuck....


45 posted on 02/29/2008 10:09:10 AM PST by tcrlaf (VOTE DEMOCRAT-You'll look great in a Burka!)
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To: kingattax
Not only is Hussein Obama unqualified and inexperienced, but, as the past few weeks have shown, most autocratic. Can't criticize (the left cannot defend their ideas from reason). Can't use the middle name. Can't call him a lib (I prefer communist or marxist, myself). No, you can't!
46 posted on 02/29/2008 10:09:16 AM PST by ducdriver ("Impartiality is a pompous name for indifference, which is an elegant name for ignorance." GKC)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...

Mrs. Barack Hussein Obama ping!


47 posted on 02/29/2008 10:09:47 AM PST by nutmeg (Obama supporters: Drink the Kool-Aid? Yes we can!)
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To: kingattax

How did he get the name?
He was named after his father a devote muslim.
Why hasn’t he legally changed his name if it is so offensive?

Within the muslim faith, what happens when a muslim born a muslim and raised a muslim converts to Christianity?

Any devote muslim who knows of such a situation has the responsibility of killing that person. They are considered evil and must be eliminated.


48 posted on 02/29/2008 10:10:33 AM PST by ODDITHER
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To: RC2

“Are we nuts or something? What the hell has happened to our people?”

Simply put?
$4 Gas....
And it won’t matter that the Democrats want to RAISE the price with taxes, either...


49 posted on 02/29/2008 10:12:09 AM PST by tcrlaf (VOTE DEMOCRAT-You'll look great in a Burka!)
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To: kingattax
RUSH: If Obama becomes president his biggest problem is going to be her mouth! (now discussing the “don’t go into hedge funds” story...isn’t that what Chelsea does???)
50 posted on 02/29/2008 10:12:17 AM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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