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Gods Deciding Obama Is Man For Oval Office (Barf Alert)
IBD Editorials ^ | July 23, 2008 | David S. Broder

Posted on 07/23/2008 7:16:50 PM PDT by Kaslin

It made no sense when Barack Obama left the country on his nine-day overseas tour for some of my fellow columnists to describe it as a high-risk venture.

Foreign leaders, who can read the polls as well as anyone, would go out of their way not to embarrass a man who may, six months from now, be president of the United States.

Obama prepares thoroughly for the big occasions. He is almost always well-briefed, and he was traveling in sharp company — with Sens. Jack Reed and Chuck Hagel — so you knew he would be thoroughly ready for these meetings. The chance of a major screw-up was minimal.

And, as millions of Americans who watched the primary campaign learned, Obama is invariably articulate and well-spoken. There would be no verbal gaffes.

So where was the risk? It existed mainly in the minds of some journalists and, perhaps, in the musings of Obama staffers who wanted to hype the journey.

Acknowledging all that, it is still the case that Obama has pulled it off in great style and thereby enhanced his credentials for the Oval Office.

What he could not have guaranteed was the role that luck played in the surrounding events and the cast of supporting players. When, on the first day of the trip, he stepped onto the basketball court at the air base in Kuwait and sent his first three-point shot cleanly through the basket, you knew the gods had decided to favor him.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008electionbias; barfalert; blueturban; broder; cluelessidiot; davidbroder; foreignpolicy; gotsomeonyourchin; kneepadbrigade; obama; obamagasms; obamaisnotmygod; obamamessiah; obamasbigadventure; obamavisit; polytheism; theantichrist; theobamessiah; thisisyourgod

1 posted on 07/23/2008 7:16:50 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

It’s crap like this from the MSM that might actually push me to vote for McCain.


2 posted on 07/23/2008 7:25:07 PM PDT by SoCar
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To: Kaslin

Eww.


3 posted on 07/23/2008 7:25:30 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Kaslin
"And, as millions of Americans who watched the primary campaign learned, Obama is invariably articulate and well-spoken. There would be no verbal gaffes."

Who knew IBD editorialists smoke pot?

4 posted on 07/23/2008 7:25:39 PM PDT by the anti-liberal (Write in: Fred Thompson)
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To: the anti-liberal

The barf alert wasn’t for IBD, but for Robert S. Broder a big liberal


5 posted on 07/23/2008 7:28:08 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: Kaslin

“And, as millions of Americans who watched the primary campaign learned, Obama is invariably articulate and well-spoken. There would be no verbal gaffes.”

“Acknowledging all that, it is still the case that Obama has pulled it off in great style and thereby enhanced his credentials for the Oval Office.”

Has Broder found a new favorite tobacco substitute? Does he drink to excess? Has he watched Obama off the teleprompter the past few weeks? Has he watched any of the coverage off Obama’s statements and press conferences from the Middle East?

This Broder column is unbelievable.


6 posted on 07/23/2008 7:30:16 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Kaslin

Oh, I get it. Its David Broder, who usually has his lips pressed against the buttocks of any democrat.


7 posted on 07/23/2008 7:30:31 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: KC_Conspirator

No doubt the god the author of this story is referring to is speled s-a-t-a-n.


8 posted on 07/23/2008 7:32:06 PM PDT by efs111 (Hasta La Vista, Baby!)
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To: Kaslin
"When, on the first day of the trip, he stepped onto the basketball court at the air base in Kuwait and sent his first three-point shot cleanly through the basket, you knew the gods had decided to favor him."
 
Military Source Claims Barack Obama missed five three point basketball shots before sinking the one that has been shown all over the media
 

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.

 

The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.

 

 It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”

 
Joseph Goebbels - Nazi (National Socialist Workers Party)  Minister of Propaganda
 
 

9 posted on 07/23/2008 7:32:19 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Please do not put hands or feet near the CrocoStimpy habitat enclosure..)
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To: SoCar

Broder is like a horse on its last legs.

Let the old coot puff up one more liberal for old time sake.


10 posted on 07/23/2008 7:33:04 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Democrats still want to Impeach Pres. Bush and/or VP Cheney; keep your eye on these House hearings.)
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To: efs111

spelled (sorry)


11 posted on 07/23/2008 7:33:30 PM PDT by efs111 (Hasta La Vista, Baby!)
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To: Kaslin

With a nod to the old proverb, allow me to suggest that whom the gods would destroy, they first give great power.


12 posted on 07/23/2008 7:41:28 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Kaslin

“Well briefed” in Obama’s case can only mean that the author has seen and was impressed by the candidates underwear.


13 posted on 07/23/2008 7:44:22 PM PDT by TalBlack
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To: wolficatZ

There Must be video of those 5 shots Obama missed. They wouldn’t know if he was going to make the shot until it was over. Someone needs to get those tapes and Prove what a fake Obama is to the American Public.


14 posted on 07/23/2008 7:49:39 PM PDT by FFranco
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To: Kaslin
Only in the minds of David Broder and his fellow Obama disciples in the MSM. Why, if the election is already over, there's no need to wait til November! Get used to hearing it... its President Obama! Little do they know there's a backlash brewing out there.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

15 posted on 07/23/2008 7:53:05 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: the anti-liberal

8 minutes of ums and uhs in a 40 minute Q&A. Or roughly 1 minute of uh and um per every 5 minutes. Or 12 seconds of every minute for 40 minutes was um and uh.

Yeah, he sounds REAAAAAAAL articulate.

Socialists lie. Always.


16 posted on 07/23/2008 7:54:35 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: wolficatZ

Brak Obama is half-white. Hasn’t he heard it said from Hollywood that White Men Can’t Jump???


17 posted on 07/23/2008 7:56:16 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: Kaslin
you knew the gods had decided to favor him.

Spoken like a true pagan polytheist, though demons might also be possible in this context.

18 posted on 07/23/2008 7:57:54 PM PDT by verklaring (Pyrite is not gold)
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To: Kaslin
And, as millions of Americans who watched the primary campaign learned, Obama is invariably articulate and well-spoken. There would be no verbal gaffes.

Uh uh uh uh uh uh uh...are you sure about that, David? You typical white person.

The man is completely incapable of speaking off the cuff and not embarrassing himself. McCain needs to work tirelessly to force him out from behind the teleprompter.

19 posted on 07/23/2008 8:14:24 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Kaslin
"sent his first three-point shot cleanly through the basket, you knew the gods had decided to favor him"

This is a farcical LIE - it took Obambi SIX tries to hit the 3-point shot - not that there's anything so bad about that for an amateur, but let's have an end to this raging b.s. about "the gods had decided to favor him" in his 3-point shooting.
20 posted on 07/23/2008 8:14:29 PM PDT by Enchante (OBAMESSIAH: "Pay no attention to that pitiful little man behind the curtain!")
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To: Kaslin; FFranco

This posted on David Horowitz’s blog, 7/23/08, on frontpagemagazine.com
____________________________________________________

Obama and the Troops

From a Battle Captain in Iraq:

Hello everyone,

As you know I am not a very political person. I just wanted to pass along that Senator Obama came to Bagram Afghanistan for about an hour on his visit to ‘The War Zone’. I wanted to share with you what happened.
He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof vehicle, got to the area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is the commander here at Bagram.

As the Soldiers where lined up to shake his hand he blew them off and didn’t say a word as he went into the conference room to meet the General. As he finished, the vehicles took him to the ClamShell (pretty much a big top tent that military personnel can play basketball or work out in with weights) so he could take his publicity pictures playing basketball. He again shunned the opportunity to talk to Soldiers to thank them for their service.

So really he was just here to make a showing for the American’s back home that he is their candidate for President. I think that if you are going to make an effort to come all the way over here you would thank those that are providing the freedom that they are providing for you.

I swear we got more thanks from the NBA Basketball Players or the Dallas
Cowboy Cheer leaders than from one of the Senators, who wants to be the
President of the United States. I just don’t understand how anyone would
want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that he was scared to be around
those that provide the freedom for him and our great country.

If this is blunt and to the point I am sorry but I wanted you all to know what kind of caliber of person he really is. What you see in the news is all fake.

In service,
CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
Battle Captain
TF Wasatch
America n Soldier


21 posted on 07/23/2008 8:17:49 PM PDT by mtntop3
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To: Kaslin
you knew the gods had decided to favor him

Whoever these false "gods" are, they're not the American voters, so who gives a d*mn what they have decided. And, BTW, I heard that the military says Obambi took several shots at the basket before he finally sunk one.

22 posted on 07/23/2008 8:17:49 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: goldstategop
Covering for "he who makes no mistakes to begin with..."

The Empty Suit Meme (CBS covering for Obama gaffes, lies) (C'BS 7/23/2008 Kevin Drum)

Obama makes verbal flubs as often as anyone, but he almost never makes genuine gaffes. The reason is simple: he's a very sharp, very grounded politician who's exactly the opposite of an empty suit. As M.J. Rosenberg says today, "He's smart. He reads. He knows his sh*t."

23 posted on 07/23/2008 8:20:08 PM PDT by weegee (Obama loves America like Bill loves Hillary.)
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To: Kaslin

Dear God, please help us, we are going down the rabbit hole. At any minute the red queen will appear. The Earth is truly the insane asylum of the universe and the idiots have taken it over.


24 posted on 07/23/2008 8:27:20 PM PDT by RipSawyer (What's black and white and red all over? Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Kaslin

“Obama prepares thoroughly for the big occasions. He is almost always well-briefed, and he was traveling in sharp company — with Sens. Jack Reed and Chuck Hagel — so you knew he would be thoroughly ready for these meetings. The chance of a major screw-up was minimal.”

Reed and Hagel. The only things remotely sharp about these guys are the knives they use to stab their constituents in the back.


25 posted on 07/23/2008 8:29:42 PM PDT by princeofdarkness (Barack Hussein Obama- The Only Candidate Who Makes John Kerry Look Steadfast and Principled.)
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To: Kaslin
Obama is invariably articulate and well-spoken. There would be no verbal gaffes.

Uh, er,uh, er,um, er, ah, um,er, no verbal what? (rinse repeat.)

26 posted on 07/23/2008 8:36:39 PM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: mtntop3

Captain Porter’s email is very enlightening. Maybe Fox News could get an interview with him where he would restate everything in the email so all of America will have clear evidence of What a Fraud Obama is.

The problem is the Lefties could always claim the email is faked without some proof of who Captain Porter is and that he really wrote it. We know the Left often uses fake soldiers to discredit our efforts in the War on Terror.


27 posted on 07/23/2008 8:50:06 PM PDT by FFranco
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To: Kaslin
When, on the first day of the trip, he stepped onto the basketball court at the air base in Kuwait and sent his first three-point shot cleanly through the basket, you knew the gods had decided to favor him.

Didn't happen, it was his FIFTH shot apparently, the rest were edited out.

28 posted on 07/23/2008 8:51:47 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: Kaslin

Oh, wow, a three pointer on the first shot seals it; I must vote for him since basketball is the one necessity a president must have and McCain can’t even lift his arms. A three pointer president - we are saved. /s/


29 posted on 07/23/2008 9:16:31 PM PDT by Marcella (Will work in my rose garden (with wine) and not listen to McCain.)
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To: princeofdarkness
Reed and Hagel. The only things remotely sharp about these guys are the knives they use to stab their constituents in the back.

Ohmygawsh, that was so rich!

30 posted on 07/23/2008 10:28:13 PM PDT by happygrl
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To: Tut

Ping


31 posted on 07/24/2008 4:05:58 AM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: Kaslin

Yeah I agree, but it is too bad for barack mcgovern that the “gods” aren’t registered to vote anywhere.


32 posted on 07/24/2008 4:41:34 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; txradioguy; beachn4fun; StarCMC; Lady Jag; laurenmarlowe; GodBlessUSA; fatima; ...

Ping to this reply.


33 posted on 07/24/2008 9:23:36 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (A vote for any Democrat from BO on down the ticket is a vote for $10 a gallon gas.)
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To: Kaslin
Maggots like Broder are having Obamaisms 24/7. The MSM has declared Obama is our new ruler with no need of any election in November.

Just stop this stupid and outdated technicality of an Election. Osama/bama is now our FUERHER, er president for 8-10 years for the 57 states.

The graphic below shows, the only difference between o-B-ama and o-S-ama is just a bit of B.S.


34 posted on 07/24/2008 9:44:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Obama gets the special-ed treatment as our untouchable affirmative action candidate)
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To: SoCar; Kaslin

35 posted on 07/24/2008 10:08:53 AM PDT by Lady Jag ( I dreamed I surfed all day in my monthly donor wonder bra - https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: Arrowhead1952
Whose gods are deciding?


36 posted on 07/24/2008 10:36:07 AM PDT by Lady Jag ( I dreamed I surfed all day in my monthly donor wonder bra - https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: mtntop3

This needs to be sent to every talk show host that we know.


37 posted on 07/24/2008 10:47:02 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Kaslin
**Gods Deciding Obama Is Man For Oval Office (Barf Alert)**

God loves the little babies.


38 posted on 07/24/2008 10:58:05 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Kaslin

Could have fooled me. God was never present at the Jeremiah Wright Church of Hate and anti America that Barry attended for over 20 years.

Well...allah may have been.

Could Barack be that sneaky little hidden Imam from the well?


39 posted on 07/24/2008 11:00:52 AM PDT by dforest (I had almost forgotten that McCain is the nominee. Too bad I was reminded.)
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To: mtntop3; Candor7; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; SoldierDad; maine-iac7; Marine_Uncle; epow; PGalt; ...
Mtnop3 thank you for the post. So now we know how Obama really feels about our Troops.

I wish I had the opportunity to go to A-stan to thank our Troops. It would be such an honor to show them my respect and appreciation. It is obvious that Obama has a low opinion of our Military. I only have contempt for Obama. What a pathetic little man who would be “king”.

40 posted on 07/24/2008 8:52:36 PM PDT by Chgogal (Voting "Present" 130 times might be a sign of a smart politician. It is not a sign of a good leader.)
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To: Kaslin

I’m surprised he didn’t have them play ‘The Internationale’ as he came to, and left, the stage.


41 posted on 07/24/2008 8:56:36 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: Chgogal

Bump Dat!...


42 posted on 07/24/2008 10:12:29 PM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: Chgogal
He is little different then Bubba in this case. And he will do his best to work against our military while at the same time appearing in public to support them and their missions.
He is nothing more then a Communist/Marxist neighborhood organizer.
43 posted on 07/25/2008 3:35:40 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Duncan Hunter was our best choice...Now we are left with a bunch of idiots.)
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To: Chgogal

The U. S. troops who have served, and are serving, in Iraq and Afghanistan are simply superb. We can never thank them enough. There are no words adequate. May the fallen and their families be always in our hearts - and in the hearts of all good people in ages to come.


44 posted on 07/25/2008 4:58:01 AM PDT by mtntop3
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To: mtntop3; Chgogal
Thanks for the post from the Horowitz blog. Thanks for the ping, chgogal. CPT Jeffrey S. Porter, America's finest.

The U. S. troops who have served, and are serving, in Iraq and Afghanistan are simply superb. We can never thank them enough. There are no words adequate. May the fallen and their families be always in our hearts - and in the hearts of all good people in ages to come.

BUMP!

45 posted on 07/25/2008 5:51:12 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Kaslin; All

Thanks for posting. FReeper comments BUMP!


46 posted on 07/25/2008 5:53:37 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Chgogal

King? I think he has higher aspirations than that. From where I sit I see him trying to become the Supreme Being. My prayers continue that he will be defeated in November.


47 posted on 07/25/2008 11:26:38 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Soldier soon to be training other Army Soldiers)
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To: SoCar

I will be voting for McCain because to do anything else will place this POS in the White House, and this nation cannot afford him.


48 posted on 07/25/2008 11:28:53 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Soldier soon to be training other Army Soldiers)
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