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World welcomes Obama win
ASS press (AP) | 06/04/08 | Jill Lawless

Posted on 06/04/2008 6:14:21 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

LONDON (AP) -- Excitement about Barack Obama emerged as a global phenomenon Wednesday as commentators and citizens around the world welcomed the news that he had sealed the Democratic presidential nomination.

The excitement was less about Obama's foreign policies -- which remain vague on many fronts -- than a sense that the candidacy of a black American with relatives in Africa and childhood friends in Asia marks a historic moment.

Michael Cox, a professor of international relations at the London School of Economics, said Obama's win "has sent out a lot of positive signals around the world."

"He has a very appealing persona -- elegant, fluent, strings lots of sentences together into paragraphs," Cox said. "But in terms of (his) actual policies towards the Middle East, Iraq, Iran, China, Europe -- actually, we don't know."

In Kenya, home to Obama's family on his father's side, the Kenya Times newspaper devoted its front page to Obama's victory, under the headline "Obama makes history."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008electionbias; 4ourenemies; agitprop; apbias; bias; death2america; hussein; liberal; nobama2008
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1 posted on 06/04/2008 6:14:21 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

how about
http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&ct=us/0-0&fp=4846c68f5b937f8f&ei=SpVGSLqYBYzaywT3jtGuBQ&url=http%3A//ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jgyU—y40ALkiQkccvudvkhow7AQD91399J00&cid=0&usg=AFrqEzcD54QLS1cOh_5_tURsJRwTd65D-A


2 posted on 06/04/2008 6:15:53 AM PDT by james500
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To: SoFloFreeper

I thought he was HALF white ? Duh !


3 posted on 06/04/2008 6:16:13 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: james500; moder_ator

thanks James...Mods, can you put the link up?


4 posted on 06/04/2008 6:16:54 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
"The excitement was less about Obama's foreign policies -- which remain vague on many fronts -- than a sense that the candidacy of a black American with relatives in Africa..."

Relatives that are leaders of Islamic extremism which is responsible for the murder of thousands in it's attempt to seize power and establish yet another Taliban-like theocratic dictatorship.

I'd like to know exactly which countries are excited about that.

5 posted on 06/04/2008 6:18:35 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: SoFloFreeper

Question: Do any of these supposedly advanced European nations have a political leader with friends in Asia and relatives in Africa? Of course not. And they probably never will. So they need not lecture Americans about their provincialism.

Go to, say, France, and try to find black people in positions of wealth and power. You won’t.


6 posted on 06/04/2008 6:21:27 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well, good for the world. It ain’t good for America.


7 posted on 06/04/2008 6:25:39 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Excitement about Barack Obama emerged as a global phenomenon

Soon to join other global phenoms like the Macarena and the Spice Girls.

8 posted on 06/04/2008 6:25:49 AM PDT by AHerald ("Be faithful to God ... do not bother about the ridicule of the foolish." - St. Pio of Pietrelcina)
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To: popdonnelly

Africa has had many black leaders who have “made history”


9 posted on 06/04/2008 6:26:28 AM PDT by NewCenturions (I've got a posthumous crush on Dave Guard)
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To: SoFloFreeper
World welcomes Obama win.

World can have him.

10 posted on 06/04/2008 6:26:41 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: SoFloFreeper
World Left welcomes Obama win

There, fixed that.

11 posted on 06/04/2008 6:26:56 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"He has a very appealing persona -- elegant, fluent, strings lots of sentences together into paragraphs," Cox said.

He forgot "clean and articulate."

12 posted on 06/04/2008 6:27:52 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Nathan Zachary
"The excitement was less about Obama's foreign policies -- which remain vague on many fronts -- than a sense that the candidacy of a black American with relatives in Africa..."

If you were hiring a minimum wage worker to do oil changes for Jiffy Lube, would you hire someone who's mechanical experience was "vague on many fronts"?

13 posted on 06/04/2008 6:28:20 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: Non-Sequitur
Last I checked, world don't got a vote.

Torques them off, I know, but hey, that's life.

14 posted on 06/04/2008 6:28:20 AM PDT by thulldud (Congress does not want answers. They want scapegoats. (andy58-in-nh))
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To: SoFloFreeper

I teach school in Japan . The vice principal informed me of the Obama V . The faculty were ecstatically happy and jumping up and down . You would have thought he was going to be PM of Japan . All I did was yawn . The worldwide media has got almost everybody snowed .


15 posted on 06/04/2008 6:29:06 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: AHerald
"Soon to join other global phenoms like the Macarena and the Spice Girls."

I'd be more comfortable with the Spice Girls in the White House than BHO.

Fergie would be even better.

16 posted on 06/04/2008 6:29:40 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Ha,ha this exposes all the foreign libs for what they really are...pie-in-the-sky, reality-challenged ignoramuses. They love Obama, but they don’t have a clue as to what he stands for. Other than, I supposed, they think he’s a Marxist like a lot of them are. That’s the description of a sucker. They’ll get taken, and we’ll get taken if he gets elected.


17 posted on 06/04/2008 6:29:49 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Nathan Zachary

Wow, that’s really something to “excited about.”

Goes to show you how stupid the rest of the world is.


18 posted on 06/04/2008 6:30:26 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: AHerald
Soon to join other global phenoms like the Macarena and the Spice Girls.

Both of which had greater substance than Barry's one-paragraph résumé.
19 posted on 06/04/2008 6:30:59 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“LONDON (AP) — Excitement about Barack Obama emerged as a global phenomenon Wednesday as commentators and citizens around the world welcomed the news that he had sealed the Democratic presidential nomination.”

Hugo Chavez, Vladimir Putin, Ahmahdinejad, Osama Bin Laden, Zawirhi, North Korea, Red China and the rest of the tin horn dictators and commie thugs throughout the world are rejoicing for they have “liberated the US”


20 posted on 06/04/2008 6:32:00 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: SoFloFreeper

World stands poised to see America FAIL.

Socialits and Islamic Imperialists and tyrants of all stripes rub their hands in glee.


21 posted on 06/04/2008 6:32:43 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Oh the AP told it was so?
Then it’s surely true!
It’s surely true that liberal MSM ,muslim and third- world medias wellcomed and emphasized the news.
AP only consider some kinds of “commentators” and “citizens”


22 posted on 06/04/2008 6:33:53 AM PDT by Ulysse
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To: SoFloFreeper

Suggested new Obama slogan: CHANGE YOU CAN’T PAY FOR!!


23 posted on 06/04/2008 6:34:16 AM PDT by catch
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hamas, Iran and Syrai are especially pleased.


24 posted on 06/04/2008 6:35:08 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: weegee

Finally, an America that will do what it’s told to do./sarc


25 posted on 06/04/2008 6:35:17 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: freekitty
Well, good for the world. It ain’t good for America.

Just like good news for America is BAD NEWS for the DNC when they are out of power.

And their party leaders have admitted as much.

26 posted on 06/04/2008 6:36:05 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
June 4, 2008 ... " World welcomes Obama win"


November 5, 2008 ... "World goes into depression as McCain wins U.S. Presidential election."


November 6, 2008 ... "Rioting breaks out on most all Martin Luther King Blvds."


December 10, 2009 ... "Bush promises to give all M.L.K. Blvd. residents money for new homes."


January 18, 2009 ... "World blames McCain for ..." (fill in the blank)

27 posted on 06/04/2008 6:37:34 AM PDT by G.Mason (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: massgopguy

An America that will make them feel superior again.


28 posted on 06/04/2008 6:38:47 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: Ulysse

Hey now... don’t get snippy!< / S>

Was the Ass. Press WRONG when they said that Hillary would concede on the evening of June 2nd, 2008? Huh?

Oops. Nevermind the DNC House Organ that tingles for Obama.


29 posted on 06/04/2008 6:40:53 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: NewCenturions

“Africa has had many black leaders who have “made history””

I agree with you. My point was that Europeans, and admirers of Europeans in this country, seem to believe that Europe is more advanced in race relations than the U.S.


30 posted on 06/04/2008 6:43:27 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The only difference between a leftist in New York and a leftist in Paris is that they speak different languages - they still think, act and smell the same way.

Regardless of who or where they are, they all want the same thing - a weakened America unable to influence world events and unable to come to the aid of those threatened by communism, socialism and islam, and they are confident they’ve found the answer in Obama.


31 posted on 06/04/2008 6:45:41 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Average White Conservative)
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To: weegee

I saw this headline on Yahoo and I was going to post it with a barf alert.

Yes the world’s happy, just like they were happy when lance Armstrong retired from racing. US is the envy of the rest of the world and they would love to see Obama lower the bar for everyone else by bringing America down.

God help us.


32 posted on 06/04/2008 6:48:27 AM PDT by Mr. Dough (I'm all in favor of multiculturalism, especially if it involves funny accents!)
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To: weegee

What the idiots don’t realize is that if we go down they will go down with us.


33 posted on 06/04/2008 6:54:36 AM PDT by waxer1 (What exactly is meant by "we are going to take our country back")
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To: freekitty
Well, good for the world. It ain’t good for America.

You're right. it's axiomatic that the world loves anything that weakens America. So if they love him, it's a sure sign that we need to be wary (not that there aren't enough other sure signs).
34 posted on 06/04/2008 7:00:45 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: waxer1
What the idiots don’t realize is that if we go down they will go down with us.

I think we'd survive an Obama presidency. We just need to prepare for the probable consequences. I think a good rule of thumb would be to find out what the best barter currencies are in Zimbabwe are right now, and start stocking up before he takes office.

35 posted on 06/04/2008 7:04:06 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: tacticalogic

I wouldn’t be so concerned if not for the fact that both houses are democratic. And what we have passing for conservatives do not instill any confidence in me at all. Frankly, and I don’t want to sound negative, but I can see the writing on the wall. I think that the republic is really on the down slope.


36 posted on 06/04/2008 7:13:53 AM PDT by waxer1 (What exactly is meant by "we are going to take our country back")
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To: waxer1
think that the republic is really on the down slope.

The republic's been on the "down slope" since FDR and the New Deal. It's gotten to be like watching an alky self-destruct and waiting for him to hit rock bottom.

37 posted on 06/04/2008 7:22:01 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If I were a tyrant with a good cash-for-thuggery scam going, I would welcome the prospect of an American President who would surrender to me, too. ;)


38 posted on 06/04/2008 7:25:18 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. 'Supernatural' is a null word." -- Robert Heinlein)
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To: SoFloFreeper
He has a very appealing persona -- elegant, fluent, strings lots of sentences together into paragraphs," Cox said.

Duhhh, Heh Mike, ever listen to him without a teleprompter in front of him?????

39 posted on 06/04/2008 7:39:13 AM PDT by OBXWanderer (Rino McCain, attempting to make conservatism irrelevant....www.dontvoterino.com)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The enemies of America pulling for Obama is a real bad sign.


40 posted on 06/04/2008 7:44:15 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (When hopelessness replaces hope, it opens the door to evil.)
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To: waxer1
What the idiots don’t realize is that if we go down they will go down with us.

The socialists in their nations have been hoping for this day for 80 years.

They've wanted to tear down the "establishment" of Western Civilization since the Communist revolution. Some have wanted this revolt since the 1800s.

Recreating 1968 ISN'T just about Chicago. it is about Paris 1968 too. Certianly NOT Prague's rebuke of Communism.

41 posted on 06/04/2008 8:14:49 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: tacticalogic
I think we'd survive an Obama presidency. We just need to prepare for the probable consequences. I think a good rule of thumb would be to find out what the best barter currencies are in Zimbabwe are right now, and start stocking up before he takes office.

Property means nothing in Zimbabwe if your skin color is white:

Zimbabwe Crisis: White Farming Couple Beaten And Kicked Off Land (The Telegraph (UK) 6-4-2008 David Blair)

This type of hate crime doesn't exist in the eyes of the world press.

42 posted on 06/04/2008 8:18:11 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: Ulysse

It aint just the third world. The Euros are ecstatic about this as well.


43 posted on 06/04/2008 8:20:56 AM PDT by Clemenza (No Comment)
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To: tacticalogic

Great comparison. It is hard to watch though.


44 posted on 06/04/2008 8:25:36 AM PDT by waxer1 (What exactly is meant by "we are going to take our country back")
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To: Joe 6-pack
"He has a very appealing persona -- elegant, fluent, strings lots of sentences together into paragraphs," Cox said.

He forgot "clean and articulate."

I'm surprised he omitted "a credit to his race"

45 posted on 06/04/2008 8:25:36 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Society is well governed when the people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law)
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46 posted on 06/04/2008 8:26:50 AM PDT by weegee (Barack H. Obama has been selected, not elected. Way to go Deanocrats.)
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To: popdonnelly

That’s ok, Northerners in the this country have seen themselves as superior regarding race relations for my entire life. They have been dead wrong the entire time.
I am from Mississippi and never experienced segregated neighborhoods until I moved to New York/New Jersey.
It’s easy to be an expert on race relations when no one’s pittbull is biting your kid, but that hasn’t prevented me from hearing how dumb, stupid, backward, and racist southerners are.


47 posted on 06/04/2008 8:47:20 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: popdonnelly
Cuba, which has a large mulatto and black population, is ruled by an elite group of whites. When was the last time you saw a black or mulatto Cuban official? I can say never. I learned that from a radical socialist black muslim I knew. I thought he would be a fan of Fidel and I found out he wasn't.

But of course, racism only exists in the U.S.

48 posted on 06/04/2008 9:42:44 AM PDT by BBell
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To: Clemenza

No no don’t believe that!
That’s only liberal Euros who hold the MSM in WESTERN/old/secularist Europe.Euro citizens have not a lot of information other than given by MSM...So they can really choose with a clear knowledge.

Actually i think that a growing majority of european people are upset by the multiculturalist PC bullshits(have a look on the last elections in Europe where the left is in a big mess and crisis )


49 posted on 06/04/2008 9:49:43 AM PDT by Ulysse
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To: The Toll
You got that right. I have lived all over this Country. I'm amazed at how folks in the North think the South is so racist. I've seen much more segregation and heard the N word much more up North then in the South. I see more rebel flags where my wife is from in Ohio then were I currently reside in Louisiana. I can go on. It amazes me that it is taken as fact that the South is so racist. On the down to earth working class level blacks and whites get along far better here in the South then up North.
50 posted on 06/04/2008 9:50:32 AM PDT by BBell
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