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Obama warns Republicans about critical ads
Bay news9 ^ | May 16, 2008 | CHARLES BABINGTON

Posted on 05/16/2008 2:24:33 AM PDT by Red Steel

CHICAGO (AP) -- Perhaps no one took greater comfort in the Republican Party's third straight loss of a long-held House seat this week than Barack Obama, who says the results point to clear limits in the effectiveness of attack ads he expects this fall.

The Democratic presidential candidate played a prominent role in all three special elections to fill vacant GOP seats, and he landed on the winning side each time.

In recent contests in Louisiana and Mississippi, Republicans or their allies ran TV ads linking the Democratic House nominees to Obama, warning that a vote for them was a tacit endorsement of Obama's agenda, which the ads described as very liberal. In Mississippi, ads against Democrat Travis Childers also tied him to Obama's former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

The efforts failed, putting Democrats in House seats the GOP had considered safe, and sending waves of panic through Republican circles nationwide.

In the third race, in Obama's home state of Illinois, Democrat Bill Foster ran ads showing the senator endorsing him, and he claimed the seat long held by former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, a Republican.

Obama said the outcomes bode well for his expected race against Republican John McCain this fall, although he acknowledged the power of rumors that are spread mainly through the Internet about his faith and patriotism. He told reporters this week that he can overcome the falsehoods if he has enough time to campaign in battleground states and let voters get to know him better.

Meanwhile, Obama practically dared Republican congressional candidates to keep linking their Democratic opponents to him.

"The same kinds of tactics that the Republican Party has been employing over the last several election cycles just aren't going to work this time," he told reporters on his charter plane after receiving former rival John Edwards' endorsement Wednesday. "I mean, they did everything they could, right? They ran Wright. They ran Obama. In Louisiana, they ran Pelosi. The same way that in previous election cycles they had run Hillary or other folks they thought would scare off voters. It didn't work."

Obama said Americans want "change in this election," and they especially care about health care, jobs, gasoline prices, college affordability and the Iraq war.

"The Republican Party better be prepared to debate issues," he said, "because that's what people are focused on right now."

Still, Obama faces several challenges, including the need to attract working-class voters who sided heavily with Hillary Rodham Clinton in many states. She beat him by 41 percentage points in West Virginia's primary this week, a shellacking that Obama tried to explain to reporters.

"Part of the issue with West Virginia was, we just didn't have a lot of time to get there" to campaign, he said. "I'm not well-known there. You know, some of these e-mails and rumors that we talked about have penetrated in West Virginia more deeply than they have in some other states. Debunking that stuff is relatively simple if you are on the ground talking to people. If you're not, then it's tough."

Obama said his primary losses to Clinton in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other places do not mean he cannot carry such states in November against McCain.

"I would just take a look at where the national polls are right now," he said. "We're beating McCain handily, we're doing really well among independents. There may be concerns among some voters because they don't know me that well. And I think that the longer we campaign, and the better they get to know me and my agenda, the better we'll do."


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; ads; audacityofdope; audacityofmendacity; barackhusseinobama; delusions; lendmeyourears; obama; obambi
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1 posted on 05/16/2008 2:24:33 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

So, if Republican attack ads lead to Republican defeats, why wouldn’t Hussein Obama welcome them? What’s he worried about?


2 posted on 05/16/2008 2:27:26 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.)
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To: Fresh Wind

LOL. Indeed!


3 posted on 05/16/2008 2:29:48 AM PDT by SolidWood (Refusal to vote for McCain is active support for Obama.)
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To: SolidWood
Does Obama really expect us to believe that we should suddenly back off him now?

The nerve of this guy!!!!

That nasty racist he calls a "spiritual guide" is reason alone why Obama is terrible for America.

Obama obviously missed the lesson about how a man is the company he keeps.

Looks like those cigarettes and campaign problems are catching up with him.


4 posted on 05/16/2008 2:38:18 AM PDT by Prole (Pray for the families of Chris and Channon.)
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To: Red Steel

Obama precriticizes... about not criticizing.

“We want to make Obamy daddy happy, now, don’t we? After all, Hitler was made happy by white boy, so now white boy must make sick Obamy happy”


5 posted on 05/16/2008 2:45:38 AM PDT by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Red Steel

Let me add a LOL! Barry Mohammed’s arrogant attitude is going to be only a part of his political downfall and slide into total irrelevance. Obamarosa will play another role as well.


6 posted on 05/16/2008 2:45:42 AM PDT by whatshotandwhatsnot
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To: Red Steel
Still, Obama faces several challenges, including the need to attract working-class voters

Hillary already defined the working class as white Americans...but not a peep out of Obama or the working people who are not white...this presidential race is entertaining...more pop corn....

7 posted on 05/16/2008 2:53:23 AM PDT by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: Red Steel

O.K. Sweetie


8 posted on 05/16/2008 3:01:03 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: Red Steel
There are a fair number of Conservatives who are staying home during this cycle. What is there to support? If you send money to a specific campaign, they cash your check, then cash the check of the campaigns they sell you name and address to. Memememecain doesn't need conservatives. These three people who lost are probably good people who deserve to win, but the blame for their defeat is at the feet of the party that doesn't need us.

I've been urging all my friends to look carefully down ballot from the presidential race and get out for good candidates on the "farm team". I've stated before that if Mememecain picks a strong conservative for VP, I'd look at him again, but I'm not so sure. He hates us and such a VP pick would be window dressing.

9 posted on 05/16/2008 3:04:29 AM PDT by RushLake (Democrats/MSM have never met a terrorist they didn't like.)
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To: Red Steel
"The Republican Party better be prepared to debate issues," he said, "because that's what people are focused on right now."

Obama's in good shape there because the Stupid Party wants to agree with the RATS not debate them.

10 posted on 05/16/2008 3:08:37 AM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Red Steel

There is so much ammunition against this guy that you could run 30 minute attack ads and never repeat yourself and never utter an untruth.

If McCain just runs a few ads that tell the truth then Obama will be toast.

There are some short videos on youtube where Obama’s own words are incredibly damning...McCain should just run the youtube vids.


11 posted on 05/16/2008 3:30:27 AM PDT by Bobalu (What do I know, I'm a Typical White Guy)
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To: RushLake
I am sorry to sound fatalistic about all this but when one looks back at how conservatives squandered their power, one has to develop some kind of hopelessness. Something about going to Washington perverts people. In a very short time, most begin to compromise their values and ideals. I believe some politicians begin to realize the power which now resides in the media, higher academia, and in a few very, very rich individuals who are as wealthy as nations on their own, and they begin to fear any kind of fight which might be required for a confrontation about the real problems. They also have to focus almost all their energy on the next election. The recipe for the downfall of Western Society is being followed. I, for one, am ready for the far left and their minions in the media, which is what we will have in Washington next year, to be forced to take responsibility for the policies they hold. And, by the way, the only way to get along with our enemies is to hand our nation over to them. They will accept nothing else. Americans, weep for the children of the 21st Century.
12 posted on 05/16/2008 3:33:45 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: jazzlite

Sorry, but I didn’t spend 4 years in the Air Force serving the country I love and working most of my adult life to educate my sons, just to “hand the country over” to the forces of evil. My family’s efforts are being directed toward getting good, solid conservatives elected to office, no matter what the office.


13 posted on 05/16/2008 3:42:39 AM PDT by anoldafvet (To liberals, building a wall across the Mexican border is a violation of the Voting Rights Act.)
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To: Red Steel
"...Barack Obama, who says the results point to clear limits in the effectiveness of attack ads he expects this fall."

What is it about the Democrat Party, that it throws up one narcissistic, power-mad creep after another? With Clinton, Gore, Obama; it's all about them. The Earth revolves around them. Why and how can people vote time after time for these nutcases?

14 posted on 05/16/2008 3:43:11 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (I'm just a typical bitter, white, heteronormative space worm clinging to guns and God.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Read Friederich Hayek’s “The Road to Serfdom”. In that fairly short book he tells us why socialism will always fail, and points out specifically that people who want power are almost always the very ones you don’t want to get it. They want power because they have a view of how life and society should be, and they intend to make us all hew to that vision, no matter how wrong or destructive it may be.


15 posted on 05/16/2008 3:48:38 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (I have Zero Tolerance for Zero Tolerance policies.)
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To: Red Steel

Obama’s own attack ad...all in his own words.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl32Y7wDVDs


16 posted on 05/16/2008 3:54:42 AM PDT by Bobalu (What do I know, I'm a Typical White Guy)
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To: Red Steel

What is the big deal about losing these races??? Wasn’t the fact that there is so much more interest in the Democratic race that more Democrats were voting and thus the Democrat won these elections? What am I missing?


17 posted on 05/16/2008 4:11:27 AM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: Jabba the Nutt
I think the news and entertainment media has much to do with what happens at the polls. The good people in this nation are too busy trying to make a living to go out there and research all sides of the issues so they get their view from the media. I am now a senior citizen and I have watched the use of fear and envy succeed in electing politicians time after time. That is what built class warfare in America. Remember the influence of the Johnson ad against Goldwater which showed the little girl picking daisies and then the nuclear explosion? Obama knows the powerful influence of political ads and that is why he made this statement. The one thing I fear most as I watch what is going on is the inexperience of youth. I think back to my own self before my late forties and I listen to the young 30 something pundits on the news talk programs on television and I fear. They feel immortal and they have never known huge tragedy or war or famine or disease pandemics. Many do not believe in God and I read this a.m. where a new “study” links obesity to global warming. This is the kind of insanity we have to contend with folks. The video game population has taken over before it's time and the old gray heads who wore out Dr. Spock when they reared the parents of these grandchildren do not have enough fire left to fight a generation who grew up on fantasy and who seems bereft of basic common sense.
18 posted on 05/16/2008 4:17:36 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Red Steel

Obama is beginning to morph into that other neighborhood organizer, Al Sharpton.


19 posted on 05/16/2008 4:22:21 AM PDT by syriacus (30,000 US deaths in Korea in 2 1/2 years, because Truman first withdrew troops from Korea in 1949.)
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To: anoldafvet

“Part of the issue with West Virginia was, we just didn’t have a lot of time to get there” to campaign, he said. “I’m not well-known there.”

This is the biggest BS lie I’ve ever heard this clown utter. Who in America doesn’t know this bonehead? My 70 year old mother who despises politics knows of Obama, and she told me she’s going to be the first one in line to vote for McCain in November. As to the Repub defeats in Illinois, Louisianna and Mississippi:

Illinois - Oberweis was a terrible candidate for our side, he is our perenial loser in that State, plus that district had Hastert burnout.

Louisianna - Another horrible candidate for our side, he ran one of the worst non-existent media campaigns I’ve ever seen. The dem ran as a pro-life, pro-gun right wing conservative, and he did all he could to distance himself from Obama and Pelosi, he convinced the locals he was not a left wing idealogue in the mold of the aforementioned, and it worked.

Mississippi - We had a great candidate in Mississippi in Davis, but he emerged bloodied after a bitter primary contest. His dem opponent, Childers, ran as far away from Obama and Pelosi as he could, in addition to being as pro-life and pro-gun as Davis. But, in Mississippi Childers was better able to connect with Bubba because after he successfully distanced himself from the lefties we tried to wrap around his neck, he talked about jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs and jobs. It worked well.

We need to go forward nationally connecting all dem candidates to Obama and his radical policies and friends, but we also need to talk about the economy and jobs and how we’re going to fix it, because if we don’t we’re up sh*t creek without a paddle.


20 posted on 05/16/2008 4:29:33 AM PDT by moose2004
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To: Jabba the Nutt
What is it about the Democrat Party, that it throws up one narcissistic, power-mad creep after another? With Clinton, Gore, Obama; it's all about them. The Earth revolves around them. Why and how can people vote time after time for these nutcases?

The best way to explain it seems to be the old story about the turtle and the scorpion, and I may have the players wrong, but the principle stands. As I recall it, the scorpion needs help getting across a creek, and so it asks the turtle if it would help it cross the creek.

The turtle says, "But you'll sting me, and I'll die a painful death." The scorpion says that he will not sting the turtle, and after a few more rounds of doubts by the turtle and reassurances by the scorpion, the turtle agrees to carry the scorpion across the water.

Well, right before the turtle finishes crossing the creek, the scorpion stings the turtle. As he is dying a painful death, and sinking in the creek, he says to the scorpion, who has since jumped to safety, "You promised me you wouldn't sting me!"

The scorpion said, "I'm a scorpion...that's what I do."

The answer to "what is it about the Democrat Party?" is that they're Democrats, and that's what they do, that's what they are, that's how they work. For all this talk about change that the Rats spew, one good series of ads can finish them, and all related to two items over which they claim superiority. "change" and the price of oil.

When the Democrats "took power" in 2006, the price of a barrel of oil was $58. Less than 18 months after that election, and less than 16 months after this pathetic Congress was sworn in, the price of a barrel of oil has more than DOUBLED.

I don't think that's "change" America believes in, and she sure doesn't like it.

21 posted on 05/16/2008 4:41:38 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (Listening to this year's crop of presidential candidates makes me envy the dead.)
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To: Red Steel

Barry Snobama can kindly STHU and go sit on an air hose.


22 posted on 05/16/2008 4:46:19 AM PDT by Convert from ECUSA (Hillary, Obama, McCain. Curley, Larry, Moe. Decisions, decisions,)
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To: jazzlite
I think part, just part, of the reason conservatives failed when they took over in '94 is that there were still too many RINOs in place who immediately set about undermining the new majority. If you recall, it was the Senate Republicans who declared the Contract with America as DOA. They said it was not binding on them, just the House.

There was also quite a bit of deferral to the RATS as if they were still running things. If you watched committee hearings, you saw Republicans deferring to the RATS both in manner and substance. Most Republican chairmen would let their RAT members take over hearings lest they be accuesed of being oppressive, and when it came to witnesses, they bent over backwards to bring in fair-minded folks while the RATS brought in their lackeys. Worse, there were multiple stories that a lot of Republicans continued to refer to their individual ranking members as Mr. Chairman.

Nevertheless, they did squander their power. They could have stood up to the RATS and the MSM, but they ran and hid most of the time, starting with The Gingrich Who Stole Christmas which was even before Newt took over. That signaled they could be rolled with no opposition. (Of course, Gingrich was doing his best on his own to roll over as much as he could for his man crush, Bildo Klintoon.) By the time the following December came with the budget showdown that they flubbed so badly when they held all the cards, their demise was begun. Meanwhile, most of the RINOs stayed in place and here we are today.

23 posted on 05/16/2008 4:52:08 AM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Red Steel
Meanwhile, Obama practically dared Republican congressional candidates to keep linking their Democratic opponents to him.

Republican congressional candidates might do better by linking their democratic opponents to John McLame

24 posted on 05/16/2008 4:55:04 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: RushLake

And Huckabee isn’t it.


25 posted on 05/16/2008 5:02:06 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (<===Non-bitter, Gun-totin', Typical White American)
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To: Labyrinthos

“Meanwhile, Obama practically dared Republican congressional candidates to keep linking their Democratic opponents to him.”

Ah the old reverse psychology.

The Dem in MS won on repudiating Obama, Pelosi, abortion, and by supporting guns. Davis, the Rep., lost because he is the mayor of the most northern town in MS, essentially a Memphis suburb, not because of anything he said about the Dem.


26 posted on 05/16/2008 5:15:03 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: moose2004
"Illinois - Oberweis was a terrible candidate for our side"

You would think Oberweiss would realize by now that he doesn't have the temperament or personality for politics. He comes across as arrogant and condescending and manages to make enemies by mistake.

27 posted on 05/16/2008 5:58:46 AM PDT by cookcounty (Obama reach across the aisle? He's so far to the left, he'll need a roadmap to FIND the aisle.)
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To: Red Steel

Barack is so stupid that he does not need to do any debates. His stupid sheeple will follow him right off a cliff. Do not say anything about his big ears or call him Hussein. He does not like that.


28 posted on 05/16/2008 6:10:53 AM PDT by Piquaboy (22 year veteran of the Army, Air Force and Navy, Pray for all our military .)
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To: Red Steel
I think Barry's hittin' the Bong again.

And I wouldn't get my panties in a bunch of these special election loses, as come November they do it all over again. Same candidates but now with more time to organize and raise money (at least in IL).

That being said here in IL, Hastert's old district the 14th is one really screwed up district. Take a a look at this mess. From the outer Chicago metro area, across the state nearly to the Mississippi River..

That's one mixed bag of constituents. But I also think come Nov 'Obie' can and will pull it off and put the 14th back in the 'R' column (1). He owns a Dairy Farm (has great milk) and there's a lot of Farm land in that map.

(1) Caveat: that is unless the IL GOP stabs Obie in the back on orders of 'The Combine'. Making illegal money (bribes) is more important than party loyalty.

29 posted on 05/16/2008 6:19:10 AM PDT by Condor51 (I have guns in my nightstand because a Cop won't fit)
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To: Dahoser

Thank you for this information. You have reminded me of just how much I have forgotten about those days. The outcome of any confrontation does not bode well for the group playing by the rules if the other side is constantly breaking or distorting them. And, groveling never works with those people.


30 posted on 05/16/2008 6:35:31 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Red Steel
of attack ads he expects this fall.

Dude... you are doing that all on your own! Poor choices of friends... poor choice of political wife...

The truth of the matter is this... if you don't know how to surround yourself with good characters... how the heck do you expect us to believe you are capable of governing U.S.?

31 posted on 05/16/2008 6:52:26 AM PDT by John123 (Obama said that he has been in 57 states. I will now light myself on fire...)
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To: Bobalu
Welcome to the AmeriKa that socialists crave for.
32 posted on 05/16/2008 7:00:45 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: FreedomPoster
I didn't think any of them were "it" except perhaps Duncan Hunter and he didn't stand a chance. Fred Thompson might have had the credentials, but not the fire in his belly. I'm not sure if you were trying to insult me, no big deal, but if you were, I'd like to know what I wrote that might have led you to believe that I was a fan of the Huckster. I may need to examine my approach if I gave that conception.

Take care!

33 posted on 05/16/2008 7:06:24 AM PDT by RushLake (Democrats/MSM have never met a terrorist they didn't like.)
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To: Red Steel

Doe this mean the President can not longer use the term “traitor,” because Obama will take offense?


34 posted on 05/16/2008 7:26:14 AM PDT by keats5 (tolerance of intolerant people is cultural suicide)
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To: jazzlite

You’re welcome. The worst is yet to come if history is any guide because the Stupid Party seems intent on heading back to the bad old days of permanent minority status when they were content with the status quo so long as they weren’t bothered. That’s how there was a group of long-serving Republicans amidst the continuous RAT majorities. Pretty much the deal was don’t make trouble, don’t try becoming the majority and you guys can keep your seats. It’s hard to see how they aren’t trying to go back to that.


35 posted on 05/16/2008 7:38:11 AM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: RushLake

No insult intended. I brought his name up because it has been in the news in the last couple of days as a possible McCain VP choice. If McCain and his people think that will get conservatives back in the fold, they’re missing it completely. Huckabee is another “compassionate conservative”. We don’t need more of that.


36 posted on 05/16/2008 7:56:30 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (<===Non-bitter, Gun-totin', Typical White American)
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To: Red Steel

“Obama said Americans want “change in this election,” and they especially care about health care, jobs, gasoline prices, college affordability and the Iraq war.”

FYI Osama, we want GOOD change.


37 posted on 05/16/2008 7:58:05 AM PDT by RWB Patriot
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To: RushLake

Look at the last several stories here:

http://tinyurl.com/6rvh9e

(FR title search on “Huckabee”)


38 posted on 05/16/2008 8:22:32 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (<===Non-bitter, Gun-totin', Typical White American)
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To: Red Steel

Warn this, Barry

Copying (not linking, it uses my bandwidth) and circulation is encouraged.


39 posted on 05/16/2008 8:33:44 AM PDT by Winged Hussar (http://moveonpleasemoveon.blogspot.com/)
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To: Red Steel
I think that the longer we campaign, and the better they get to know me and my agenda, the better we'll do."

Guess again

40 posted on 05/16/2008 8:35:45 AM PDT by RightWhale (You are reading this now)
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To: Red Steel

The problem the GOP has had for the past 4 years is that they won’t attack the Rats even if they’re right.


41 posted on 05/16/2008 8:55:22 AM PDT by tobyhill (The media lies so much the truth is the exception)
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To: tobyhill
Yeah, you are right.

I feel like I am beating a dead horse because I find myself so often here on FR saying, “We need leadership...”.

Why in times like these can't we seem to find one man, or woman willing to stand up to the toxic left in this country?

The American left is driving us into economic disaster, into weak National security positions, into the cultural wasteland. The Republican party has all but surrendered.

I am not a pessimist by nature, but I am getting the feeling that we are truly doomed.

42 posted on 05/16/2008 9:07:03 AM PDT by alarm rider (Peace! through superior fire power....)
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To: tobyhill
Yeah, you are right.

I feel like I am beating a dead horse because I find myself so often here on FR saying, “We need leadership...”.

Why in times like these can't we seem to find one man, or woman willing to stand up to the toxic left in this country?

The American left is driving us into economic disaster, into weak National security positions, into the cultural wasteland. The Republican party has all but surrendered.

I am not a pessimist by nature, but I am getting the feeling that we are truly doomed.

43 posted on 05/16/2008 9:07:18 AM PDT by alarm rider (Peace! through superior fire power....)
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To: Jabba the Nutt; All

The same way that the same type of people voted Adolph Hitler into power...Ignorance is expensive...and will cost this country dearly if these people get back in power.

I don’t like McCain. But I will hold my nose and vote, because I don’t believe in surrendering to the enemy. And make no mistake - the Dems and Liberal Repubs ARE the enemy.

I know McCain is a “moderate”. He will buck us on some issues and piss us off mightily. However - I cannot in good conscience stand idly by and do NOTHING (i.e., not vote) and let the likes of B. Hussein Obabma and the long line of letfy/socialist/communist scum behind him, propping and propelling him forward, get control of the country.

He/they will control the military and the coercive force that it represents. Remember Waco? Remember Ruby Ridge? That’s what you get with Dems in control. Murdered American Citizens.

He/they will control local and state law enforcement, and the coercive force that THAT represents (witness what is going on in Philly right now with DEM mayor Thugnutter and DEM police Chief Thugramsey and the DEM controlled City Council - hell, pick ANY Dem-controlled city/state). Want to exercise your Constitutional, Civil, and basic HUMAN RIGHT to keep and bear arms and defend yourself? Forget it. That’s what you get when Dems get in control.

He/they will have a criminally-collusive Congress to tax the middle class right out existence. Want to keep what you earn, so you can better your own family? Forget it.

He/they will have Treaty-making power to bind us to the UN and other international socialist global-control organizations. Want to be dragged before a World Criminal Court for publicly critizing Hugo Chavez (like in here?) or some other commie thug dictator? You’ll get it.

If anyone wants this, then stay home. Don’t vote. You’ll get it. Maybe not immediately, but then again, we really don’t know what kind of timetable they have, do we? They may want to strike while the iron is hot. They’ve been building their little revolution for the last 50 years now.


44 posted on 05/16/2008 9:32:00 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By any means necessary.)
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To: All
Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting


45 posted on 05/16/2008 9:42:47 AM PDT by cyberella
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To: anoldafvet
Bravo to you sir! And thank you for your service to this country. We should turn out even if there is one good conservative running for any office down ticket. And if there is not, we should turn out anyway and vote third party or write-in. The enemy needs to know how many of us there are who will not roll over for them. So do we!
46 posted on 05/16/2008 2:56:31 PM PDT by Vigilanteman ((Are there any men left in Washington? Or are there only cowards? Ahmad Shah Massoud))
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To: Red Steel
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47 posted on 05/16/2008 3:05:40 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Phodopus campbelli: household ruler since July 2007.)
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To: Red Steel
"Part of the issue with West Virginia was, we just didn't have a lot of time to get there" to campaign, he said. "I'm not well-known there."

Barry, if you had been well-known there you would have lost by about 80%.
48 posted on 05/16/2008 3:09:58 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: FreedomPoster
Thanks. I know rabid democrats who go to fundamentalist churches and amen the loudest on Sunday who were going to vote for Huck. That told me all I needed to know about him. I thought that if MememeCain were to recruit a real conservative I could see my way clear to vote for him, but I'm not so sure even that will work. The man is all about the man and has demonstrated no one else really counts.

He did bitc# slap Ackbar around real good on the issue of kissing up to the terror masters. Bush has his good days too.

49 posted on 05/16/2008 5:34:57 PM PDT by RushLake (Democrats/MSM have never met a terrorist they didn't like.)
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To: Red Steel
Obama said his primary losses to Clinton in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other places do not mean he cannot carry such states in November against McCain.


Bring it. Just bring it. We're a bunch of God-fearing, gun-toting rednecks...even some in the city.
50 posted on 05/16/2008 8:21:49 PM PDT by combat_boots (She lives! 22 weeks, 9.5 inches. Go, baby, go!)
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