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Obama Draws Fire for Comments on Small-Town America
Fox News ^ | April 11, 2008

Posted on 04/11/2008 4:44:23 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts

Hillary Clinton and John McCain both ripped into Barack Obama Friday for reportedly saying residents of small-town America “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them” out of bitterness over lost jobs, a remark his opponents interpreted as arrogant...

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1 posted on 04/11/2008 4:44:24 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: All

The “uniter” divides America again.

FOR ODINGA’S (Obama’s Cousin) RADICAL MARXIST/ISLAMO-FASCIST PAST SEE THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

The Kenya Connection (Obama Supports Islamo-Commie Cousin’s attempt to overthrow Gov. of Kenya)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1994439/posts

SECRET CABINET PAPERS (OMG!...Obama’s uncle took orders from Soviets/Red Chinese!!!)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1993920/posts

Obama’s Cousin linked to Wanted Child Trafficker

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1996498/posts


2 posted on 04/11/2008 4:47:33 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

He probably just meant the white folk.


3 posted on 04/11/2008 4:47:45 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: GodGunsGuts
Kirsten Powers: “They are things that I think in a liberal world sound totally normal, and outside of that world I don’t know that he appreciates how it sounds."

BINGO! Obama is a leftist and only the real lefties I know would agree with his quote. I don't see how you can run for president and say common people "cling" to religion out of "bitterness". Really extreme.

4 posted on 04/11/2008 4:47:55 PM PDT by Williams
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To: GodGunsGuts

B. Hussein O. is an empty Communist suit, make no mistake about it.


5 posted on 04/11/2008 4:48:06 PM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: GodGunsGuts

This will go down in the history books as the beginning of the end of Obama’s campaign.


6 posted on 04/11/2008 4:48:21 PM PDT by Krankor (kROGER)
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To: GodGunsGuts
Small town America is the God fearing, conservative backbone of this country. To hell with that racist scumbag for denigrating them.
7 posted on 04/11/2008 4:49:25 PM PDT by infantrywhooah (Hold your nose and vote in November. Even McCain is better than the alternatives)
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To: GodGunsGuts; writer33

CNN is rippin’ Obomber a new one - right now.


8 posted on 04/11/2008 4:50:41 PM PDT by Libloather (April is Liberal Awareness Month.)
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To: All

Hell, I cling to my guns because of fear of government loving internationalist NWO scumbags like Obama, Clinton and McCain.


9 posted on 04/11/2008 4:52:15 PM PDT by Rob112586 ("...a decrease in the quantity of legislation generally means an increase in the quality of life.")
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To: GodGunsGuts

Just another reflection on a person that has absolutely no business even near the Presidency. This nut case should not even be a Senator, but as we look hard at the Congress, we find that being a nutjob is almost a requirement to be accepted in Washington.

God help America.


10 posted on 04/11/2008 4:52:47 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: EagleUSA

I wish I had your eloquence. You said it all.


11 posted on 04/11/2008 4:55:16 PM PDT by 353FMG (Vote for the Candidate who will do the least damage to our country.)
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To: 1035rep
Photobucket Yep, Yep!
12 posted on 04/11/2008 4:55:19 PM PDT by xuberalles ("Barack Obama: Change Is A Dime Bag!" http://www.cafepress.com/titillatingtees.225246874)
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To: GodGunsGuts
Ha!! About time Ubama started getting some flack from the media--Image and video hosting by TinyPic

I loved Hil's response (though I've got little use for her): "“Pennsylvanians don’t need a president who looks down on them. They need a president who stands up for them, who fights for them,” Clinton said Friday afternoon at a campaign stop in Philadelphia. She said the Pennsylvanians she’s met aren’t bitter, but “resilient” and “positive.”

And this one: "McCain adviser Steve Schmidt called Obama’s statement “remarkable” and “extremely revealing.”

“It shows an elitism and condescension towards hardworking Americans that is nothing short of breathtaking,” Schmidt said. “It is hard to imagine someone running for president of the United States who is more out of touch with average Americans.”

Schmidt also said it shows Obama views the people he’s trying to relate to with “contempt.” "

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha!! Ubama, you are going down!! Just like a 'typical' elitist socialist! :-)
13 posted on 04/11/2008 4:55:58 PM PDT by pillut48 (CJ in TX --Soccer Mom and proud Rush Conservative with no dog in the presidential race now *sigh*)
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To: Krankor
This will go down in the history books as the beginning of the end of Obama’s campaign.

I think the beginning of the end for his campaign was a while back. All that this nose-diving campaign is doing now is picking up speed.
14 posted on 04/11/2008 4:56:51 PM PDT by fr_freak (So foul a sky clears not without a storm.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Neopresidunce.


15 posted on 04/11/2008 4:57:16 PM PDT by weegee (Obama: small-town America “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them")
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To: GodGunsGuts
sounds like the Christopher Hedges American Fascists line. Leftists eat it up.
16 posted on 04/11/2008 4:57:38 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Don Corleone
B. Hussein O. is an empty Communist suit, make no mistake about it.

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17 posted on 04/11/2008 4:57:47 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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To: GodGunsGuts
Okay, putting political hyperbole aside, this guy honestly scares me. How this guy, so far off the charts, can be a serious contender for the presidency of the United States demonstrates to me how far we have fallen as a nation community.

I believe that outrageous statements like these are likely the tip of the iceberg of what lies in his heart. Further, it clearly demonstrates to me that he really is not philosophically different than Jeremiah Wright. This guy is very scary indeed. That he would be considered presidential material is even more frightening.

18 posted on 04/11/2008 4:57:54 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: Krankor
This will go down in the history books as the beginning of the end of Obama’s campaign.

It really should. Played properly, this could have a breathtaking effect. It reveals Obama's true character in all its glory.

19 posted on 04/11/2008 4:58:05 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: GodGunsGuts

Geez, this guy’s a real peach. Just keep talking, Obama.


20 posted on 04/11/2008 4:58:14 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: EagleUSA

If Osama wins the nomination, McCain better make good use of this statement and others like it and hold his pathetic, racist, head under the water with it until the bubbles stop. Just when you think he cannot show how absolutely blinded with hate and racism he is, he comes up with crap like this.


21 posted on 04/11/2008 4:58:45 PM PDT by infantrywhooah (Hold your nose and vote in November. Even McCain is better than the alternatives)
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To: Cobra64

LOL!!!


22 posted on 04/11/2008 4:58:53 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: GodGunsGuts

Hey democrats.....when are you going to learn?

Obama hates your lily white guts. You are to be dealt with by whatever means.


23 posted on 04/11/2008 4:59:02 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obama has "changed" me. I am now "a Typical White Person”.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

This scampaign will self-destruct. The question is whether the media can prop up their false god until November.


24 posted on 04/11/2008 4:59:37 PM PDT by weegee (Obama: small-town America “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them")
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To: Cobra64

LMAO....You may be responsible for breaking one of my ribs!!


25 posted on 04/11/2008 5:00:45 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obama has "changed" me. I am now "a Typical White Person”.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Barry gets outed by a citizen reporter for the Huffington Post who has the audio. Hey, Barry is the Huffington Post part of the VRWC as is Fox and ABC who broadcast the Wright hate tapes.


26 posted on 04/11/2008 5:01:42 PM PDT by Biblebelter (Barry, let your Uncle Jeremiah speak publicly, so he can set the record straight himself.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Played properly

we've already fouled off the "Typical White Person" comment. "Don't Taze me bro" had a longer street life.

27 posted on 04/11/2008 5:02:00 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: GodGunsGuts

Face it folks.

The guy is just not very smart.

Ivy League educations aren’t what they used to be.


28 posted on 04/11/2008 5:02:37 PM PDT by Crawdad (If you're in a fair fight, your tactics suck.)
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To: Gator113

We know he’s not color blind, but he’s certainly tone deaf.


29 posted on 04/11/2008 5:03:00 PM PDT by Scarpetta (e pluribus victim)
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To: weegee

The Clintoons should be able to grab this fumble and score some points. I’m heading to Sam’s Club for a bulk popcorn stash.


30 posted on 04/11/2008 5:03:35 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Williams
Obama is talking about the United States of You People:

F'in bigot.

31 posted on 04/11/2008 5:03:39 PM PDT by weegee (Obama: small-town America “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them")
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To: EagleUSA
This nut case should not even be a Senator ...

It is a majority of the voters in Illinois who are the problem. That state's other senator stated that our troops are like the Nazis, Stalin and Pol Pot. These 2 jerks are just a reflection of the people of the state.

32 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:10 PM PDT by pnh102
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To: 1035rep

He really pooped in the punchbowl this time - I love it! Gives me faith that more and more, his REAL beliefs and values will be revealed before it’s too late, ala this latest gaffe. Once again his camp issued a lame statement that only tried to change the subject. And they claimed none of them had yet “heard the tape”. Come on. Don’t think he can easily wiggle out of this one, and the timing couldn’t have been better. “Small town America” makes up the heart and majority of this country, not the wine & cheese, latte-land elites such as those flush Californians to whom he pontificated.


33 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:26 PM PDT by llandres (I'd rather be alive and bankrupt than dead and solvent)
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To: Obadiah
it clearly demonstrates to me that he really is not philosophically different than Jeremiah Wright

Indeed. In his book he states he hung out with "marxist professors, structural feminists, and student activists" while in college. He has no problem with anything Wright ever said. Neither does his snot-nosed wife. You are right to be alert to this guy, he is not a good person, but rather a malignant force, hostile to the freedoms Americans take for granted.

34 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:27 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: GodGunsGuts
I think this negro, colored, brown, black, african-american should join his friends in the big city.

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And his terrorist friends:
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35 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:43 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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To: GodGunsGuts

I would tell anyone interested in the MSM and its reaction to Obama to view the Lou Dobbs rerun tonight. They DEVOTED almost the entire show to Obama’s hate speech against small town America. You will not see a better program on Fox or MSNBC.


36 posted on 04/11/2008 5:04:48 PM PDT by Biblebelter (Barry, let your Uncle Jeremiah speak publicly, so he can set the record straight himself.)
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To: Crawdad

Affirmative action is tho! Wanna a AA surgeon doing yer transplant?


37 posted on 04/11/2008 5:05:36 PM PDT by litehaus (A memory tooooo long)
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To: Krankor

I’m not so sure. I know a lot of extremely damning things about Obama. When I share this information with my moderate and liberal friends and family members, they always make excuses for the man and say they will vote for him anyway. This is pretty extreme devotion when you consider that they can still switch their vote to Hillary. Will America snap out of it? I’m not so sure at this point. Of course, it doesn’t help that we have a RHINO running on the Republican ticket. God help America! (and I mean that quite literally)—GGG


38 posted on 04/11/2008 5:07:12 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Biblebelter

Ingraham on FOX is just gettin to it.....


39 posted on 04/11/2008 5:07:30 PM PDT by litehaus (A memory tooooo long)
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To: GodGunsGuts

40 posted on 04/11/2008 5:07:44 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: GodGunsGuts

IIRC, Hillary said things like this while in Arkansas. Just a little more subtle.


41 posted on 04/11/2008 5:08:08 PM PDT by lawnguy (The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil-Cicero)
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To: GodGunsGuts

I Want You To Stop Acting Like A Typical White Person

42 posted on 04/11/2008 5:08:25 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Biblebelter

Thank you!...I’ll be tuning in as sure as I’m sitting here!!!


43 posted on 04/11/2008 5:08:50 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
"...a remark his opponents interpreted as arrogant."

It's not arrogant, it's ignorant.

44 posted on 04/11/2008 5:08:55 PM PDT by Earthdweller (All reality is based on faith in something.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LOL! What a scary thought!!!


45 posted on 04/11/2008 5:09:19 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
Obama doesn't understand America at all. There cannot be a worse possible candidate for President.
46 posted on 04/11/2008 5:10:24 PM PDT by SaveTheChief (Chief Illiniwek (1926-2007))
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To: GodGunsGuts
You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, ...they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment "

That's gonna get him a lot of votes in Fly-Over country...not.

Arrogant, skinny putz.

Hope we get the ads ready and use the sound tape of him saying it.

Whenever, it seems, he's not reading a teleprompter, he opens his mouth and out spills his ignorance and arrogance

47 posted on 04/11/2008 5:10:36 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("...but you can't fool all of the people all of the time" LINCOLN)
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To: hinckley buzzard

He’s a far too brilliant speech writer/deliverer, but thankfully very weak when unscripted. And there will be many more of those situations where he has to be spontaneous and off the cuff, and that’s where his real thoughts and values will be exposed.


48 posted on 04/11/2008 5:10:53 PM PDT by llandres (I'd rather be alive and bankrupt than dead and solvent)
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To: infantrywhooah
Oh, I don't know, I think 4 years of an Obamanation would do wonders to wake up dumb white liberals who've long felt burdened by a past they didn't create for people they didn't know or encounter. They would wake up to find that selling a victim mentality to attain political power and agreeing that they are “the oppressor” won't earn them any love.

Let the white liberals experience naked discrimination (payback for the “white privilege” they agree exists). It's only “fair”.

How much will the reparations be that we get for 4 years of Obama and Co. discriminating?

They are establishing racial division where it did not exist. They are setting the foundation for an "us and them" mentality. God help us all.

49 posted on 04/11/2008 5:10:55 PM PDT by weegee (Obama: small-town America “cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them")
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