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Obama Decries Racial Rhetoric (NewsMax Breaks Story 3/17/08: Obama Attended Sermon He Says He Didn't
NewsMax ^ | 3/15/08 | Staff

Posted on 03/16/2008 11:24:26 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist

PLAINFIELD, IND -- Sen. Barack Obama on Saturday decried "the forces of division" over race that he said are intruding into the Democratic presidential nomination contest.

... The Illinois senator's comments came a day after he denounced statements appearing on television and on the internet by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor of the Chicago church Obama joined nearly 20 years ago.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2008; barackobama; election; elections; jeremiahwright; maumau; newsmax; nobama; obama; poppa; poppapoppa; poppapoppawhomaumau; trinityucc; tucc
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Newsmax - which dug up the tapes of Rev. Jeremiah Wright's "inflammatory rhetoric" from the pulpit - will be breaking a story on Monday, 3/17/08, that Obama was in attendance during at least one of the sermons that he said he was not present at.

Saw this on Fox News - I believe it was Friday or Saturday - but decided to wait until now...

1 posted on 03/16/2008 11:24:29 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: All

Saw a big wig from NewsMax on Fox News talking about this story coming out tomorrow.

What will happen, say you?


2 posted on 03/16/2008 11:25:51 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist (Keep working! Welfare cases and their liberal enablers are counting on you!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

The guy is a lying sack of crap. He never would have dump this racist thug minister if nobody found out about him, now he is running like the muslim dog he is away from him.


3 posted on 03/16/2008 11:26:45 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Please dont drag your filth into my swamp..................)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
I've authored a couple of stories at Newsmax regarding barack Obama and his links to the Chicago Mafia Democratic political machine. One of my Newsmax stories from last summer, about Obama attending a Dr. Wright sermon at Trinity United, is being reviewed here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1986607/posts

4 posted on 03/16/2008 11:28:34 AM PDT by Philo1962 (Iraq is terrorist flypaper. They go there to die.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
He attended the ceremony before he didn't attend?

They are probably polling that statement as I post.

5 posted on 03/16/2008 11:29:33 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
The proletariat will believe anything..
The Bourgeoisie is more discerning..
6 posted on 03/16/2008 11:29:50 AM PDT by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole....)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
"It reminds me: We've got a tragic history when it comes to race in this country. A lot of pent-up anger and mistrust and bitterness. This country wants to move beyond these kinds of things."

So Obama you attended services by this man for 20 years and never heard this type of rhetoric?

I say BS!

7 posted on 03/16/2008 11:30:30 AM PDT by rocksblues (Tagline on hold)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Obama may go to a "hate Whitey" church, but it's going to be one big multi-cultural boot that comes down on him in the polls.
8 posted on 03/16/2008 11:30:54 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Philo1962

Why would they wait until tomorrow to post the story? What’s the purpose of leaking the story and then publishing it. Is it a publicity technique?


9 posted on 03/16/2008 11:33:00 AM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist


10 posted on 03/16/2008 11:33:30 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
"Obama Decries Racial Rhetoric...."

Yep, and MOST of it was coming from HIS church's pastor!"

Now we must conclude - Obama is a racist, Marxist, America hater, anti-Semitic, pro-Islamist and a Liar... who smiles sweetly and reads his script well.

Now I'm waiting for someone to reveal that the fainting whores at his speeches were in fact "props" provided by the DNC casting couch.

11 posted on 03/16/2008 11:33:35 AM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Caipirabob

This is too early, need to get clinton out first. This will only get clinton to run against and she will destroy mccain.


12 posted on 03/16/2008 11:33:42 AM PDT by edcoil (Go Great in 08 ... Slide into 09)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
I though we already knew this. Is this a different story than the one they published last August?

(http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2007/8/8/194812.shtml?s=lh)

13 posted on 03/16/2008 11:33:45 AM PDT by tsmith130
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

They should wait until the piece of dirt has the nomination to release this. If he loses the nomination, then we face the Arkansas mafia.


14 posted on 03/16/2008 11:34:01 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Philo1962
Thanks.
Obama has scared the living daylights out of my usually apolitical sisters.
They are big social butter flies and have spread the Obama/Wright story far and wide thru out the soccer Mom crowd.
15 posted on 03/16/2008 11:34:13 AM PDT by ncalburt
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To: tsmith130; All

Not sure...have to wait until tomorrow. I imagine that it isn’t the same story.


16 posted on 03/16/2008 11:35:28 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist (Keep working! Welfare cases and their liberal enablers are counting on you!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Saw a big wig from NewsMax on Fox News talking about this story coming out tomorrow. What will happen, say you?

At least one of the authors on that Newsmax story will be Jim Davis. It was written at least a month ago, but there was insufficient confirmation of the facts at that time. Now the editors have all the proof they could ever hope for.

17 posted on 03/16/2008 11:38:25 AM PDT by Philo1962 (Iraq is terrorist flypaper. They go there to die.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Obama Decries Racial Rhetoric

Obama threatens to stop "the forces of division"

18 posted on 03/16/2008 11:38:54 AM PDT by ricks_place
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

What will happen?
Not a damned thing!
The MSM will do the usual
“Nothing to see here.”
There will be screams of racism.


19 posted on 03/16/2008 11:41:25 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Obama will denounce the Rev. and create as much distance between them as possible with the intention of bringing him back into his fold as soon as he has won the Presidency. He has proven to be untruthful and his actions and words should not be trusted.


20 posted on 03/16/2008 11:43:13 AM PDT by WesternPacific (I am tired of voting for the lesser of two evils!)
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To: purpleraine
Why would they wait until tomorrow to post the story? What’s the purpose of leaking the story and then publishing it. Is it a publicity technique?

If they put it out over the weekend, especially palm sunday, they run the risk of it not getting exposure or having the media claim its old news by monday.

This way, it hits the airwaves when more people are paying attention, not to mention those political junkies ( like us ) will be telling people to look for it!

21 posted on 03/16/2008 11:43:59 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: ricks_place

I keep that movie on my iTouch - which I use for travel..
I never tire of watching that film....
It’s funny on so many levels....


22 posted on 03/16/2008 11:45:20 AM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
What will happen, say you?
 
Let's see, on the 17th?
 
O'Bama  will denounce the good pastor's comments and preach a bloody good message O' hope.
 
Good day.
 
 

23 posted on 03/16/2008 11:45:50 AM PDT by littlehouse36
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Just a prediction....this thing with the Rev. Wright will blow up in Obama’s face, it will come out that OB was indeed present for many of the racist sermons. Hillary will ask Obama to step aside for the good of the party and country.


24 posted on 03/16/2008 11:48:01 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
EXPSED
Thank you, Newsmax

25 posted on 03/16/2008 11:49:23 AM PDT by littlehouse36
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

“If Barack gets past the primary, he might have to publicly distance himself from me,” Mr. Wright said with a shrug. “I said it to Barack personally, and he said yeah, that might have to happen.”

Somehow that quote seems relevant today, with the news that Barack Obama has distanced himself from Jeremiah Wright”

going to be hard to say he was ignorant with this quote out there.


26 posted on 03/16/2008 11:49:58 AM PDT by Billg64 (LOL ROFL Senator Mccain for what????)
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To: river rat

“Now we must conclude - Obama is a racist, Marxist, America hater, anti-Semitic, pro-Islamist and a Liar... who smiles sweetly and reads his script well.”

Exactly, does anyone now doubt that the Cuban Commie flag up in that Houston office was a mistake? Those “volunteers” knew who Che Obama was, and what he was all about, mainly a Socialist International struggle type.


27 posted on 03/16/2008 11:50:08 AM PDT by padre35 (Conservative in Exile/ Isaiah 3.3/Cry havoc and let slip the RINOS)
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What nonsense! He's played the race card every time he's addressed a Black audience. If he doesn't leave his Church, he has no right to ask loyal Americans for their votes. Because it wasn't just Wright: Wright's bizarre, ignorant ravings—Hillary is a “rich white woman”, America created AIDS, America jailed Nelson Mandela, America got what it deserved on 911—were greeted with cheers and applause by the parishioners, who acted more like a racist America-hating mob than a community of Christians. If Obama continues to associate with this hate-filled racist gang masquerading as a Congregation, he deserves the vote of no loyal American.
28 posted on 03/16/2008 11:50:14 AM PDT by Godwin1
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To: Kakaze

makes sense


29 posted on 03/16/2008 11:51:31 AM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not biggest lier - he is the most pathetic one. Most pathetic already, though at this point his performance is still far from over...


30 posted on 03/16/2008 11:53:13 AM PDT by alecqss
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To: rocksblues
So Obama you attended services by this man for 20 years and never heard this type of rhetoric?

You people can be so insensitive.

Why not just forgive the man and move on?

It's like when Eliot Spitzer used prostitutes for 10 years and spent a fortune on them. Well, wasn't that Eliot being human and committing "mistakes"? To err is human, you know. And forget that he was a hypocrite in the grandest of scales. He is after all human.

Same with Barack. Sure he attended the Jeremiah sermons for 20 years. But, he must be forgiven for not recalling the contents of the sermons. You know, he's only human? And even if it's not true that he didn't recall the sermons, hey, he was just human and he made a 20 years mistake. You know, to err is human.

And besides, Eliot and Obama are both democrats and in the media world that we live in, all of their mistakes must be either forgiven or dismissed or disregarded or even overlooked. The American people need their "services" and nothing should stand in the way of those two "otherwise" good men. It's for the good of the people.
31 posted on 03/16/2008 11:56:08 AM PDT by adorno
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To: edcoil
"This is too early, need to get clinton out first. This will only get clinton to run against and she will destroy mccain."

Pelosi will try to stop Clinton. I think she'd really prefer McCain win anyway. She'd get most of what she wants and she'd be the top Dem dog.

32 posted on 03/16/2008 11:56:38 AM PDT by LZ_Bayonet (There's Always Something.............And there's always something worse!)
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To: a real Sheila

the days of ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS and CNN domination are over. We have fox news, blogs and talk radio and the liberals can’t get away with their stupidity anymore.


33 posted on 03/16/2008 11:59:55 AM PDT by ari-freedom (McCain must pick a conservative VP if he wants conservative support)
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To: alecqss

http://laotze.blogspot.com/2008/02/obama-and-cnn-black-white-or-yellow.html


34 posted on 03/16/2008 11:59:56 AM PDT by expatguy ("An American Expat in Southeast Asia" - New & Improved - Now with Search)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Newsmax - which dug up the tapes of Rev. Jeremiah Wright's "inflammatory rhetoric" from the pulpit - will be breaking a story on Monday, 3/17/08

Hopefully complete with videotape. ...of Obama nodding at Wright's racist rhetoric.

35 posted on 03/16/2008 12:00:41 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Godwin1
"Wright's bizarre, ignorant ravings—Hillary is a “rich white woman”..."

Not to be defending Wright, but this seems like he spoke the truth with this statement.

36 posted on 03/16/2008 12:02:39 PM PDT by BwanaNdege
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To: LZ_Bayonet
Pelosi will try to stop Clinton. I think she'd really prefer McCain win anyway. She'd get most of what she wants and she'd be the top Dem dog.

You mean the Queen Bee.


37 posted on 03/16/2008 12:02:44 PM PDT 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: Godwin1

it’s a cult. he can’t get away with belonging to a hate cult just because now he says he denounces it. yeah of course. He was caught.


38 posted on 03/16/2008 12:03:21 PM PDT by ari-freedom (McCain must pick a conservative VP if he wants conservative support)
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To: edcoil

At this point, I don’t think she will destroy McCain.
If Obama loses to her, blacks WILL stay home or vote for McCain (most likely stay home).


39 posted on 03/16/2008 12:03:21 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Philo1962

I can tell you that blacks who support him (basically 99% of the black population), do NOT give a damned what he has done or what is dug up on him.

THEY WANT TO SEE A BLACK PRESIDENT IN THEIR LIFETIME!

That is all that matters.
They will examine the dirt and talk about him after he is inaugurated.


40 posted on 03/16/2008 12:06:02 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Godwin1

I think it was the cheering crowd that offended me more than the sermon.


41 posted on 03/16/2008 12:08:53 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Seems to me like Obambi and his bride are the ones who are pushing race in this election.


42 posted on 03/16/2008 12:09:52 PM PDT by cinives (On some planets what I do is considered normal.)
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To: adorno

“It’s for the children.”


43 posted on 03/16/2008 12:09:59 PM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: a real Sheila

McCain has 20 years of voting that will divide everyone. It is why so few senators get to run for President and won.


44 posted on 03/16/2008 12:10:21 PM PDT by edcoil (Go Great in 08 ... Slide into 09)
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To: adorno

You are correct. I forgot, it’s only Republican hypocrites that must be held accountable.


45 posted on 03/16/2008 12:11:13 PM PDT by rocksblues (Tagline on hold)
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To: edcoil

Unless there’s some real dirt that comes to light on McLame, I think Shrillary’s negatives are so great that McLame will win that matchup.


46 posted on 03/16/2008 12:11:33 PM PDT by cinives (On some planets what I do is considered normal.)
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To: a real Sheila

Not true. It was, believe it or not, Brian Ross of the MSM who got this story into the mainstream. Obviously a Hillary supporter.


47 posted on 03/16/2008 12:12:45 PM PDT by cinives (On some planets what I do is considered normal.)
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To: adorno
bottom line, Mr. Obama, one question please ?...
why be a member of a church which has tenets you don't espouse ?
48 posted on 03/16/2008 12:12:53 PM PDT by stylin19a
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To: a real Sheila

There seems to be two schools of thought re: Obama being knocked out of the race.

1. Black Americans will be so ticked off at the Clinton mafia that they will stay home, in droves, on election day. Clinton can’t win without them.

2. Clinton will promise the Blacks the moon if she is nominated. Everyone will kiss and make up by election day.

Of course, this whole issue may not be enough to affect Obama’s lead in the delegate count and he may get the nomination anyway. To me, this is the best option as there is so much that can be used against him now, I don’t think he could win.


49 posted on 03/16/2008 12:13:10 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Maybe BO slept through the sermon, won’t be the first nor last time. Little guilty of that myself.


50 posted on 03/16/2008 12:19:41 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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