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Obama Knew What His Pastor Was Saying ( Flashback to March 5, 2007 New York Times:)
New York Times ^ | March 6, 2007 | JODI KANTOR

Posted on 03/14/2008 9:54:46 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

CHICAGO, March 5 — The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., senior pastor of the popular Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago and spiritual mentor to Senator Barack Obama, thought he knew what he would be doing on Feb. 10, the day of Senator Obama’s presidential announcement.

After all, back in January, Mr. Obama had asked Mr. Wright if he would begin the event by delivering a public invocation.

But Mr. Wright said Mr. Obama called him the night before the Feb. 10 announcement and rescinded the invitation to give the invocation.

“Fifteen minutes before Shabbos I get a call from Barack,” Mr. Wright said in an interview on Monday, recalling that he was at an interfaith conference at the time. “One of his members had talked him into uninviting me,” Mr. Wright said, referring to Mr. Obama’s campaign advisers.

Some black leaders are questioning Mr. Obama’s decision to distance his campaign from Mr. Wright because of the campaign’s apparent fear of criticism over Mr. Wright’s teachings, which some say are overly Afrocentric to the point of excluding whites.

Bill Burton, a spokesman for the Obama campaign, said the campaign disinvited Mr. Wright because it did not want the church to face negative attention. Mr. Wright did however, attend the announcement and prayed with Mr. Obama beforehand.

“Senator Obama is proud of his pastor and his church, but because of the type of attention it was receiving on blogs and conservative talk shows, he decided to avoid having statements and beliefs being used out of context and forcing the entire church to defend itself,” Mr. Burton said.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blacktheology; dncfalseprophets; falseprophets; jeremiahsmessiah; jeremiahwright; liberationtheology; marxism; nobama; obama; racistobama
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1 posted on 03/14/2008 9:54:48 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

That’ll leave a mark!


2 posted on 03/14/2008 9:56:40 PM PDT by StarCMC (http://cannoneerno4.wordpress.com/2008/02/24/peoples-information-support-team/ -JOIN US!-We're PIST!)
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To: All
From the last part:

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Mr. Wright said that in the phone conversation in which Mr. Obama disinvited him from a role in the announcement, Mr. Obama cited an article in Rolling Stone, “The Radical Roots of Barack Obama.”

According to the pastor, Mr. Obama then told him, “You can get kind of rough in the sermons, so what we’ve decided is that it’s best for you not to be out there in public.”

3 posted on 03/14/2008 9:58:25 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“Rough”...i wonder exactly what that really means to BOH.


4 posted on 03/14/2008 10:00:04 PM PDT by chasio649 (sick of it all)
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To: chasio649

BOH=BHO


5 posted on 03/14/2008 10:00:48 PM PDT by chasio649 (sick of it all)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Who is pushing this?


6 posted on 03/14/2008 10:01:09 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: All
A blog has comments ...:

Obama Knew What His Pastor Was Saying

and is the Title of this thread.....

And also:

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By the way, as we noted at the time the aforementioned Rolling Stone article was a complete steal lift from our January 25, 2007 article about this worthy:

The Radical Roots of Barack Obama

BEN WALLACE-WELLS

Feb 07, 2007


7 posted on 03/14/2008 10:01:58 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

If McCain attended a church that was “Eurocentric” and excluded non-whites, he would be crucified by the DemonRats and their lackeys in the Mainstream Media. Why should the racist Obama get a free pass from CNN, MSNBC and the rest of the Lieberal media?


8 posted on 03/14/2008 10:02:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
which some say are overly Afrocentric to the point of excluding whites.

That is putting it mildly, but accurate.

9 posted on 03/14/2008 10:02:55 PM PDT by Kryptonite (Keep Democrats Out of Power!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
overly Afrocentric to the point of excluding whites

Translation: racist.

10 posted on 03/14/2008 10:03:05 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The hypocrisy that is Barack Hussein Obama is coming to light. He never highlights his white upbringing; he always refers to his experience of growing up as a black in America. The U S of KKKA got to me today. You’ll have to excuse me. I’m overwhelmed.


11 posted on 03/14/2008 10:03:08 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I read this somewhere, I believe on FR, about two weeks ago and have made the point to friends ever since.

Barak is lying through his pearly-whites when he says he was unaware of Wright's inflammatory rhetoric. Give me one other reason he would pull his pastor of 20 years off the announcement program when he planned, as he is now doing, on making his religious affiliation such a big part of his campaign.

12 posted on 03/14/2008 10:03:14 PM PDT by HardStarboard (Take No Prisoners - We're Out Of Qurans)
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To: CindyDawg

Not sure I follow ?


13 posted on 03/14/2008 10:03:24 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Will Hillary (or McQueeg) have the balls to challenge Barack Hussein Obama on this? Is Hell Pond ready for ice skating yet?


14 posted on 03/14/2008 10:03:52 PM PDT by clintonh8r (An Obamanation would be an abomination.)
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To: CindyDawg
Who is pushing this?

You know who.

15 posted on 03/14/2008 10:04:23 PM PDT by Kryptonite (Keep Democrats Out of Power!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Is this when he converts back to islam?


16 posted on 03/14/2008 10:05:06 PM PDT by CJ Wolf (Let Freedom Ping List - Ron Paul - Ron Paul - Ron Paul - Join it.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Why is this all over the news right now? The media must have had these tapes for awhile. What triggered this?


17 posted on 03/14/2008 10:05:46 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg; Para-Ord.45
Para-Ord.45 put a link on the thread linked below which lead to my posting the NY Times article....for this thread.:

As Obama Talks Religion, Questions Surround His Controversial Pastor ( Drudge Recalls ...)

18 posted on 03/14/2008 10:06:56 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I can't imagine what it's like to pray for death to America. Obama knows I guess.
19 posted on 03/14/2008 10:07:23 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Kryptonite

I’m not sure. This could really hurt a VP. If it was from the other side...I would figure Obama would be easier to beat.


20 posted on 03/14/2008 10:07:31 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

21 posted on 03/14/2008 10:07:37 PM PDT by counterpunch (Kick McCain upstairs)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

What did he know and when did he know it?


22 posted on 03/14/2008 10:07:55 PM PDT 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: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“Shabbos”? What, is he Jewish, now, too?


23 posted on 03/14/2008 10:08:04 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: CindyDawg
Who is pushing this?

It's interesting that Alan Colmes all night was asking conservative guests if McCain should distance himself from a pastor McCain liked who said things about homosexuals.

I got the distinct impression that Colmes was trying to imply that these attacks on Obama were Republican Dirty Tricks because McCain wasn't being held to the same standard, when we all know it's the Clintons who have something to gain at this time. McCain is holding his fire until the Democrats settle on a candidate.

-PJ

24 posted on 03/14/2008 10:09:15 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It’s stuff that needs to be discussed but on the other hand...
I don’t like the media trying to manipulate voters.


25 posted on 03/14/2008 10:09:42 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg
Who is pushing this?

Gotta be the one who thinks this sort of thing is "the fun part" - the witch herself.

26 posted on 03/14/2008 10:09:56 PM PDT by Aria (NO RAPIST ENABLER FOR PRESIDENT!!!)
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To: CindyDawg
Not really sure,...but O'Reilly had the Video tapes on his show yesterday...said his audience exploded to 4 times normal viewing....

Tonight he said that ABC news had all of the same material that f\Fox had,...mention was on the Brian Ross Web Blog...but the TV only showed 10 seconds of the Video....

27 posted on 03/14/2008 10:10:56 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: StarCMC

So I’m thinking Hillary and Friends are doing this and they’ll try to blame it on McCain and the “evil Republicans”.

Since McCain is bending over backwards to not say negative things this may not fly.


28 posted on 03/14/2008 10:13:46 PM PDT by Aria (NO RAPIST ENABLER FOR PRESIDENT!!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Blog Reaction Roundup...
29 posted on 03/14/2008 10:14:18 PM PDT by Jay777 (My personal blog: www.stoptheaclu.com)
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30 posted on 03/14/2008 10:14:23 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
“Senator Obama is proud of his pastor and his church...Mr. Burton said.

Is Mr. Burton on the Clinton payroll?

31 posted on 03/14/2008 10:14:46 PM PDT by skr (How majestic is Thy Name, O Lord, and how mighty are Thy Works!)
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To: CindyDawg
Why is this all over the news right now? The media must have had these tapes for awhile. What triggered this?

Geraldine Ferraro's recent flap. This is a Clinton op.
32 posted on 03/14/2008 10:15:59 PM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

bkmk, need for later

Ack, “who is pushing this”?

how about whether it is true or not?


33 posted on 03/14/2008 10:16:31 PM PDT by padre35 (Conservative in Exile/ Isaiah 3.3/Cry havoc and let slip the RINOS)
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To: potlatch; NormsRevenge; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; blam; SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle; allegro; SandRat

ROFL!


34 posted on 03/14/2008 10:16:39 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: CindyDawg
Don't know who is REALLY behind it...but, apparently FNS bought all the tapes from the church and Hannity is hitting it hard, and O'Reilly just a little less.

I suspect the clintons.

35 posted on 03/14/2008 10:17:36 PM PDT by top 2 toe red (Nope. No capital letters for the clintons, bill or hill, ever again.)
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To: potlatch

LOL!

Good post potlatch!


36 posted on 03/14/2008 10:18:10 PM PDT by devolve (------- --------NY Prostitutor-Governor Spitzer? ----------One more FOB is gone!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I don’t think the problem is that his church concentrates on Black people. I would have no problem with that. When he says September 11 was chickens coming home to roost and G-d d—n America I have a real problem.


37 posted on 03/14/2008 10:20:46 PM PDT by freedomrings69
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To: devolve

Thank you!


38 posted on 03/14/2008 10:21:37 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Thank you Ernest!


39 posted on 03/14/2008 10:22:15 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

HAH, that looks accurate.


40 posted on 03/14/2008 10:22:40 PM PDT by MaxMax (I need a life after politics)
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To: StarCMC

Obama’s pastor is a pastor from HELL! Never in my life, have I heard a pastor profane the name of God in a sermon.
This shows that Obama makes very bad decisions. He is in need of much help.


41 posted on 03/14/2008 10:22:42 PM PDT by tessalu
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Mr. Wright did however, attend the announcement and prayed with Mr. Obama beforehand.

Can someone say two faced?

Same as when he was first confronted on this issue - he said: "He's no longer my pastor." - well, in that he had just retired, not because Obama had, after 20 years of listening to these diatribes, left the church.

Obama speaks with a slick tongue.

He 'dis-invites' the rev. to speak publicly, but has him back stage to pray with him -

That speaks volumes - Wright is indeed his mentor - and they have a agenda...and it ain't a good one for this country

42 posted on 03/14/2008 10:24:50 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (",,,but you can't fool all of the people all the time" LINCOLN)
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To: TigersEye; yorkie

Sassy is on to something when she compared the the Rev. Jeremiah Wright to the Pastor Fred Phelps. Both seem to have such hate in them & hate towards this country.


43 posted on 03/14/2008 10:25:16 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (Out, damned spot......OUT)
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To: MaxMax; devolve

Coulda made him even worse but it’s late, lol.


44 posted on 03/14/2008 10:26:12 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: pandoraou812

She has the common sense, sincerity, intelligence, knowledge, and intuitiveness of an Angel - and a future conservative!


45 posted on 03/14/2008 10:28:36 PM PDT by yorkie (The FEW. The PROUD. The MARINES. Semper Fi)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Hardly a surprise. But IMO, this has been in the Hitlery arsenal for some time. She springs the trap before Penna, and perhaps hopes to “run th table”, and then to torture the supers through June.

I’m more than convinced that Hillery will be the Democrat nominee.


46 posted on 03/14/2008 10:29:31 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham ("The land of the Free...Because of the Brave")
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To: yorkie

I certainly hope so. I didn’t even see it until she mentioned it but I agree with her.


47 posted on 03/14/2008 10:30:45 PM PDT by pandoraou812 (Out, damned spot......OUT)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
He who's middle name must not be uttered is in between a rock and a hard place...if he disavows the Rev. and the church - he looses big time with the blacks = if he doesn't disavow, he looses everywhere else.

What to do? What to do?

What was that the good Rev. was saying about chickens coming home to roost?

Looks like they won't have an egg shortage any time soon.

48 posted on 03/14/2008 10:32:35 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (",,,but you can't fool all of the people all the time" LINCOLN)
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To: CindyDawg; Ernest_at_the_Beach

well , ... Cindy , .. .. I think we should all give this some Moving Inertia , no?

Mah’hah Rushie will be proud , .. *smirk*

btw ,.. isn’t it a Good Thing to point-out a Fraud & Liar {???}


49 posted on 03/14/2008 10:33:50 PM PDT by Dad yer funny (FoxNews is morphing , and not for the better ,... internal struggle? Its hard to watch)
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To: potlatch; PhilDragoo; ntnychik; MeekOneGOP

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Notice the DVD videos of Wright

Both hands over the podium -

Moving together

Gang-Banger style

Convict style

Cripes & Bloods style

Wright has a dark background

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Another black Trinity Church “Rev” spewing “the context of the black experience.....” BS

Watching 99% of Wright’s congregation going nuts with him on videos might make most Americans re-evaluate many things

“Tradition” - “Culture”

BS!

David Gergen is on CNN pimping for Obama-Wright now!

Tony Perkins of FRC is giving a (restrained) sane commentary now

Obama was toast

Obama is now burnt toast

Anyone for burnt toast?


50 posted on 03/14/2008 10:34:00 PM PDT by devolve (------- --------NY Prostitutor-Governor Spitzer? ----------One more FOB is gone!)
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