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Six Degrees of Barack Obama ... (DRats Mugged by a Con Artist?)
Chicago Daily Observer ^ | Wednesday, August 13, 2008 | Daniel J. Kelley

Posted on 08/13/2008 6:53:26 AM PDT by IrishMike

Are the Democrats and the American People About to be Mugged by a Con Artist?

Some Democrats are beginning to feel pangs of remorse over the candidacy of Barack Obama as they head to Denver. The presumptive nominee appears to be fully capable of snatching defeat out of the jaws of certain victory. Despite heroic efforts by the mainstream media to resuscitate Obama’s candidacy after he was battered by Clinton in the closing series of primaries, Obama is flat lining in the polls. This is not supposed to be happening. Conventional wisdom held that 2008 was supposed to be a Democratic year. How can this sudden reversal of fortune be explained?

Rank and file, blue collar workers seem to be resistant to Obama’s oratorical charms. Some voters find his angry and scary wife to be the political equivalent of the obnoxious reality television personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth.

Watch for the former Michelle Robinson to undergo an extreme makeover in the weeks leading up to the convention. More important, however, are the nagging questions that continue to be asked about Obama’s background and his career experience. Is he qualified to lead this great nation through trying times? Who exactly is this guy and where did he come from?

The Obama campaign is now plagued by his best selling utobiographical books. These exercises in mixing fact, fancy and unadulterated fiction would be problematic if simply available in print to opposition researchers, but, adding to Obama’s woes is the fact that he opted to record audio versions of the same two volumes. Americans can now listen to the presumptive nominee celebrating his enthusiastic drug use, delivering inflammatory rhetoric and reciting a string of racial slurs and profanities in his own voice.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; barackobama; barakobama; democrats; election; electionpresident; elections; nobama; nobama08; obama
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1 posted on 08/13/2008 6:53:26 AM PDT by IrishMike
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To: IrishMike

It is simply astonishing that Mr. Obama is the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party.

I’ll betcha, IF he gets elected that, within 6 to 12 months, everyone who voted for him and the MSM will loathe this fellow. It would be like Jimmy Carter Part Two.


2 posted on 08/13/2008 6:57:54 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: IrishMike

Wow. Is his “Hometown Newspaper” throwing Obama under the bus?

I can’t WAIT to see what Hillary! pulls off in Denver. Well, it will be her “supporters” of course; she’s pure as the driven snow. *SMIRK*


3 posted on 08/13/2008 6:58:15 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: IrishMike
The entire Democrat strategy was based on Bush's unpopularity, a perceived quagmire in Iraq and soaring gas prices.

Well, Bush isn't running, Iraq is so successful the media refuses to discuss it anymore, and gas prices are dropping.

So it really comes down now to Obama - people are kicking the tires and looking under the hood.

4 posted on 08/13/2008 6:59:44 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Two supermarket tabloids who “print lies” like John Edwards had and is still having an affair have also been on Marxist Barack Hussein Obama. The Globe has published explosive allegations about Obama, a homosexual tryst with a man named Larry Sinclair and their nose candy (cocaine) fests back in 1999. Remember: Obama has admitted to using cocaine: ‘”Junkie. Pothead. That’s where I’d been headed: the final, fatal role of the young would-be black man...I got high [to] push questions of who I was out of my mind.” Would-be black man? Obama is a mulatto, but can’t seem to bring himself to be proud of both heritages. Labeling himself as “African-American” gets him more political mileage and makes it harder to attack his Marxist ideology. The Globe has also covered the murder of Donald Young, a sodomite who attended Obama’s church and a friend of Obama. The bombshell allegation is that there is a connection between Young’s murder and Obama. Dead men tell no tales, but after all, it’s just tabloid trash.


5 posted on 08/13/2008 7:01:43 AM PDT by IrishMike (Obama stands for change. He wants to change the subject.)
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To: wideawake

“...angry and scary wife.”


6 posted on 08/13/2008 7:01:50 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: wideawake

So it really comes down now to Obama - people are INFLATING the tires and looking AROUND IN the hood!..................


7 posted on 08/13/2008 7:04:17 AM PDT by Red Badger (All that carbon in all that oil and coal was once in the atmosphere. We're just putting it back.....)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

This is just right for a photoshop............

8 posted on 08/13/2008 7:06:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (All that carbon in all that oil and coal was once in the atmosphere. We're just putting it back.....)
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To: IrishMike

Interesting...


9 posted on 08/13/2008 7:07:52 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: IrishMike

The temptation to sit here in my office and just giggle out loud is very strong!


10 posted on 08/13/2008 7:10:25 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us -nature photography desktop wallpapers)
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To: RexBeach
I’ll betcha, IF he gets elected that, within 6 to 12 months, everyone who voted for him and the MSM will loathe this fellow. It would be like Jimmy Carter Part Two.

I disagree. They would cover up for him time after time.

Lets hope it never comes to that and this hypthetical argument is moot.

11 posted on 08/13/2008 7:10:47 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: IrishMike
More important, however, are the nagging questions that continue to be asked about Obama’s background and his career experience. Is he qualified to lead this great nation through trying times? Who exactly is this guy and where did he come from?

Obama the Post Turtle.

If you drive along country roads, you might catch sight of a turtle balanced on top of a fence post, where it clearly didn't get on its own, where it doesn't belong, and where it has no idea what to do. You'll probably wonder what kind of jackasses put it up there. Most likely you'll want to help the poor dumb thing down.


12 posted on 08/13/2008 7:12:19 AM PDT by cowboyway ("The beauty of the Second Amendment is you won't need it until they try to take it away"--Jefferson)
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To: wideawake
..people are kicking the tires and looking under the hood.

Yes..and coming away with a serious case of Buyer's Remorse.

13 posted on 08/13/2008 7:12:57 AM PDT by evad (.!.)
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To: IrishMike

” Some voters find his angry and scary wife to be the political equivalent of the obnoxious reality television personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth.”

.....the political equivalent of Winnie Mandela is more like it.


14 posted on 08/13/2008 7:16:32 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: IrishMike
Rank and file, blue collar workers seem to be resistant to Obama’s oratorical charms.

He preens like a peacock and is a smug, condescending, arrogant, ass. Those rank & file blue collar workers know when someone holds them in contempt. I'm a white collar cube dwellar & I can see it. He just oozes it.
15 posted on 08/13/2008 7:18:52 AM PDT by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: All

I think Obama has reached the apex of his support level, he can only go down, or stay even from here to the election.


16 posted on 08/13/2008 7:19:15 AM PDT by RDasher (El Nino is climate, La Nina is weather)
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To: evad

Interesting that there are so many articles like this and so much Demo doubt about Obama even as he is *leading* in every poll (if not by much) and is ahead in many key states. It’s like they know something’s going to happen down the road and they are not happy. Now if only the Republicans had nominated someone who could give a more coherent and vibrant stump speech, we’d have been better off.


17 posted on 08/13/2008 7:19:19 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: KC_Conspirator

They’ll turn on him like a cobra. You watch and see.


18 posted on 08/13/2008 7:22:10 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: IrishMike

Obama has promised to raise your taxes, to further socialize your schools and colleges, and a dozen other cradle to grave entitlements all unconstitutional. His Kum-by-ya attitude with foreign thugs and other dignitaries is appalling. Who in their right mind would vote for the vacuous man....only those who are already Socialist/Communist in their thinking....I doubt they realize what they’ve become.


19 posted on 08/13/2008 7:27:08 AM PDT by yoe ( Socialism/Marxism with Obama who is history and geographically challenged about America .)
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To: IrishMike
“How can this sudden reversal of fortune be explained?”

The ‘media’ has reached the limits of its ability to interfere with the nomination process.

AND

Americans have reached the saturation point on on this rah-rah stuff about the media-selected candidate.

Now the real campaign begins. I am certain Obama has NO chance in a head to head contest with McCain or any other REAL politician in this country and the national hysteria over this virtual cipher will not carry him to the WH.

20 posted on 08/13/2008 7:27:27 AM PDT by SMARTY ('At some point you get tired of swatting flies, and you have to go for the manure heap' Gen. LeMay)
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To: IrishMike
“Michelle Robinson to undergo an extreme makeover”

I suppose one could call this a whitewashing. Ironic that Michelle, who contrary to Barak, may be too black for voters would submit to a makeover of her strong black woman demeanor after calling America and Princeton in particular, on it's prejudice.

21 posted on 08/13/2008 7:27:50 AM PDT by dblshot
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To: IrishMike
Watch for the former Michelle Robinson to undergo an extreme makeover in the weeks leading up to the convention.

I imagine her being wheeled around on a hand-truck wearing a mask like Hopkins was in Silence of the Lambs.

22 posted on 08/13/2008 7:30:57 AM PDT by budwiesest
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To: IrishMike
Watch for the former Michelle Robinson to undergo an extreme makeover in the weeks leading up to the convention.

Now if the Hawaii brain reprogramming works....

23 posted on 08/13/2008 7:31:15 AM PDT by They'reGone2000 (And I DON'T want to have to change my name to They'reBack2008!)
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To: IrishMike
The last two lines of this column should be ENOUGH to scare anybody with rational thoughts in their head(s) from voting for Obama:

If we were able to identify the six persons in closest proximity to the candidate in order to better understand Obama, who would they be? Possibly, William Ayers, Rod Blagojevich, Emil Jones, Tony Rezko, Todd Stroger and Jeremiah Wright.

If you are seeking genuine political change and desired reform, why on earth would you look to the Cook County Democratic Machine to deliver a knight in shining armor?

24 posted on 08/13/2008 7:33:13 AM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: kb2614

The culture that has congealed around Obama wants to make voting for McCain a sign of bad taste at best, racism at worst. It is an electoral form of the political correctness that has soured so many people on the campus Left.

NRO 08-01-2008


25 posted on 08/13/2008 7:36:05 AM PDT by IrishMike (Obama stands for change. He wants to change the subject.)
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To: IrishMike

The Dems are in a pickle. They are stuck with a guy who just may lose big come November. But right now (and probably through the convention) he is leading in the polls sufficiently to indicate he could win the election. If they substitute Hillary now, they will lose the black vote and the young voters. How do you pull the nomination away from someone who is leading in the polls? Too many Obama supporters would switch to McCain or stay home for even Hillary to beat McCain. So they are between the rock and the hard place.

Bwahahahaha!


26 posted on 08/13/2008 7:38:19 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts soooo good!)
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To: yoe

...not to mention there’s a video out of him telling the crowd he’ll make abortion the “number one issue” when he’s elected.


27 posted on 08/13/2008 7:38:21 AM PDT by spacejunkie
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I cant wait for the “Dementia in Denver,” either. Start accumulating your popcorn now...while you still can. I hope and pray to God 2008 makes 1968 lok like a third-grade reader.


28 posted on 08/13/2008 7:39:52 AM PDT by xc1427 (It's better to die on your feet than to live on your knees...Midnight Oil (Power and the Passion))
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To: They'reGone2000

I saw the cover at the grocery store this week. Wow! There was a lot of airbrushing done on that photograph!


29 posted on 08/13/2008 7:43:57 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Obamamaniacs idiot's one and all !)
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To: IrishMike

This race would be over by now if only we’d been able to nominate a LEADER! Something sad about only being able to take joy in the other camp’s foibles.


30 posted on 08/13/2008 7:45:26 AM PDT by AT7Saluki
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To: IrishMike

Donald Young ....choir director at Obama’s church. Why the black out on the status of the Chicago Police investigation into this December 23, 2007 murder. Larry Sinclair claims he was contacted multiple times by the now deceased Young and yet there is a blackout in the MSM that covers other unsolved kidnapping/murder stories incessantly.


31 posted on 08/13/2008 7:46:09 AM PDT by proud2beconservativeinNJ ("In God We Trust")
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To: RexBeach

Fauxbama is the nominee for a few key reasons, in any other time in american history he would have been washed out after the first few primaries.

1) (and this is a big one) Anti-Hillary branch of the party. There were so many anti-clinton folks, that they would gravitate toward ANYONE, no matter how inept, as long as they weren’t Hillary. Fauxbama got this vote, by simply being the last non Hillary man standing.

2) Groupthink among the democratic party. The party has so long advocated group think that Fauxbama being black was almost assured to get uniformly the black vote among democrats. Not because he’d done anything, but simply because he was black.

3) A complete failure of public education. Our nation is now full of so many patently ignorant people, something that is unprecidented in the post required education era. That a slick talker done nothing say nothing can shuck and jive folks who in any other time in history would have laughed him out of the arena.

Reality is Fauxbama peaked even before the Democratic primaries were over... he has no chance at the White House. He’s so far over his head, that he could swim straight up, for a year and still wind up drowned.

Here’s the deal folks, Fauxbama is going to lose, and lose handily. Hillary is going to go back to NY.. maybe even take over the embattled governorship, and return in 2012, where the anti-hillary folks will now return to the fold with their tails between their legs from the trouncing defeat they led their party to by backing this schlub. She’ll run virtually unapposed, and lock the D’s behind her quickly having learned from the nonsense of this cycle. And Hillary will be running most likely against whoever is McCain’s VP.

I am not saying don’t fight hard, but I see absolutely no calculous where this radical done nothing gets close to winning the election. I feel he’ll be insanely lucky if he gets 40% of the vote come election day.


32 posted on 08/13/2008 7:48:54 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: RexBeach

I agree- then it will be 1994 all over again- we will get a convervative sweep of congress, if the RINO’s learn their lesson this election (McLame included)


33 posted on 08/13/2008 7:50:16 AM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: They'reGone2000
They both have the weirdest teeth. It's almost like they got them out of a gumball machine.
34 posted on 08/13/2008 7:51:09 AM PDT by Excellence (Why do scoundrels like Ayers gravitate to public education when Plan A fails?)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

The Dems have painted themselves in a corner.. even if FAUXBAMA was polling at 10% they could not replace him at the convention without having riots in the streets as black democrats go insane from “being cheated”. The dems have made their bed... they chose a guy whos resume wouldn’t even fill up a 3x5 index card, and decided to run the schlub for the Presidency... and are going to get their butts handed to them for it.


35 posted on 08/13/2008 7:51:33 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: They'reGone2000

I don’t care what anyone here says. Michelle Obama is a major babe

there- i said it


36 posted on 08/13/2008 7:51:49 AM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: Mr. K

Masochist!


37 posted on 08/13/2008 7:53:37 AM PDT by bannie
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To: IrishMike

Obama, Barack Total spent $267,545,993

McCain, John Total spent $109,829,375

http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/index.php


38 posted on 08/13/2008 7:53:38 AM PDT by listenhillary (Obama - The Wizard of Uhs)
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To: xc1427
When Hill went down, I stopped stockpiling a popcorn supply, and stopped saving for some really good adult beverages.

I figured all the fun I had anticipated, the fist fights, the chair throwing was just not going to happen. I figured that it was just going to be an holy crowning of Obambi and the body both in and out would settle down and sing a few bars of “Kumbaya”.

So, are you now telling me that you think there will be fun and games inside the convention?

If so, be still my heart....heh.

39 posted on 08/13/2008 7:54:34 AM PDT by alarm rider (Peace! through superior fire power....)
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To: Mr. K

Mr. K's right...that Michelle is a MAJOR BABE.

40 posted on 08/13/2008 7:54:56 AM PDT by They'reGone2000 (And I DON'T want to have to change my name to They'reBack2008!)
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To: Excellence

They’re definitely not Chicklettes!


41 posted on 08/13/2008 7:55:29 AM PDT by bannie
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To: They'reGone2000
This is a computer image. Michelle is not that pretty.
42 posted on 08/13/2008 8:02:28 AM PDT by angcat (Obama is Pimping Bushs ride)
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To: alarm rider

I have predicted this since the middle of March. I think the feminists are going to turn their convention into an absolute fiasco. I also think the Clintons will never roll over that easily.

The only reason Hillary has put up with Bill’s nonsense is for this moment...becoming President. We’ll see though. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.


43 posted on 08/13/2008 8:04:41 AM PDT by xc1427 (It's better to die on your feet than to live on your knees...Midnight Oil (Power and the Passion))
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To: angcat
This is a computer image. Michelle is not that pretty.

******************

It's amazing how images can be manipulated these days.

44 posted on 08/13/2008 8:05:32 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: RexBeach
"They’ll turn on him like a cobra. You watch and see."

Yeah...six months after he starts his second term.

45 posted on 08/13/2008 8:05:46 AM PDT by cookcounty ("Yes we can't!!!" ---Gasbag Obama)
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To: cookcounty

Nope, you forget how vicious the media is...especially the MSM. I know, I used to be one of them. One disappointment and they will eviscerate him.


46 posted on 08/13/2008 8:14:00 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: IrishMike

For some “odd” reason....that website seems to be down. Obama operatives at work, perhaps?


47 posted on 08/13/2008 8:15:43 AM PDT by XenaLee
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To: IrishMike

The con artist in “Six Degrees of Separation” is exactly who I thought of the first time I saw Barry O.


48 posted on 08/13/2008 8:16:55 AM PDT by livius
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To: RDasher

“Obama has reached the apex of his support level, he can only go down, or stay even from here to the election.”

That’s because America is still blatantly racist! /sarc


49 posted on 08/13/2008 8:20:19 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: angcat
This is a computer image. Michelle is not that pretty.

Ya think---???

50 posted on 08/13/2008 8:37:33 AM PDT by They'reGone2000 (And I DON'T want to have to change my name to They'reBack2008!)
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