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Obama Facing Attacks From All Sides Over Abortion Record
The New York Sun ^ | August 18, 2008 | RUSSELL BERMAN

Posted on 08/19/2008 10:45:11 AM PDT by presidio9

When it comes to his abortion record in Illinois, Senator Obama is taking flak from all sides.

First, Senator Clinton accused him of lacking political backbone in voting "present" on a bill that, according to abortion rights advocates, undermined the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade. Now abortion foes are targeting him from the right over the same question: They say his opposition to legislation aimed at protecting infants born alive after a botched abortion demonstrates his extremism on the flash point social issue.

The conservative attacks have intensified in recent days, with opponents of legalized abortion sending out missives against Mr. Obama and a YouTube video circulating that casts his position on abortion as more extreme than even the most stalwart supporters of a woman's right to choose, including Mrs. Clinton and Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts.

The presumptive Democratic nominee responded sharply in an interview Saturday night with the Christian Broadcast Network, saying anti-abortion groups were "lying" about his record.

"They have not been telling the truth," Mr. Obama said. "And I hate to say that people are lying, but here's a situation where folks are lying."

He added that it was "ridiculous"

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(Excerpt) Read more at nysun.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; abortion; democrats; elections; nobama08

1 posted on 08/19/2008 10:45:11 AM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

Mr. Obama is an abortionist, pure and simple. That’s all you need to know.


2 posted on 08/19/2008 10:46:47 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: presidio9
"They have not been telling the truth," Mr. Obama said. "And I hate to say that people are lying, but here's a situation where folks are lying."

Yep, folks are lying, but what Obama did not say was the folks who are lying are Obama and his campaign.

3 posted on 08/19/2008 10:49:37 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: presidio9

“They have not been telling the truth,” Mr. Obama said. “And I hate to say that people are lying, but here’s a situation where folks are lying.”

He added that it was “ridiculous”

I need to fix that....

“He has not been telling the truth,” They all said. “And we hate to say that he is lying, but here’s a situation where Mr. Obama is lying.”

They added that he was “ridiculous”.

Now then, that’s more like it!


4 posted on 08/19/2008 10:49:51 AM PDT by roaddog727 (BS does not get bridges built - the funk you see is the funk you do)
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To: presidio9

I wish Obama would state specifically what the “lies” are regarding his pro-abortion position.


5 posted on 08/19/2008 10:50:52 AM PDT by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: presidio9

Mr Obama, please tell us..

..When does a baby stop being a fetus and become a “punishment”?


6 posted on 08/19/2008 10:50:57 AM PDT by Wil H
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To: Wil H

when it runs for POTUS and throws its grandmother under “the bus”


7 posted on 08/19/2008 10:52:25 AM PDT by Operation_Shock_N_Awe (I'd rather be a conservative nut job than a liberal with no nuts and no job)
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To: presidio9
using the Ann Coulter definition of Swiftboating: Providing irrefutable proof that a democrat lied”, Barack Obama has just been swiftboated.
8 posted on 08/19/2008 10:53:01 AM PDT by Bernard (If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember exactly what you said.)
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To: presidio9


Penetrating Insights into the Obvious
9 posted on 08/19/2008 10:56:16 AM PDT by MichaelAsher54
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To: presidio9
Sounds like life and death decisions are above his paygrade and should remain so.
10 posted on 08/19/2008 10:56:58 AM PDT by throwback
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To: presidio9
The presumptive Democratic nominee responded sharply in an interview Saturday night with the Christian Broadcast Network, saying anti-abortion groups were "lying" about his record.

Hussein, you are despicable. You're the one that is lying about your abortion position.

BHO is evil.

11 posted on 08/19/2008 10:58:55 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: presidio9
As the first presidential candidate with a pro-infanticide voting record, I certainly hope he is taking flak from all sides.

No one is more deserving. No one.

12 posted on 08/19/2008 10:59:15 AM PDT by Aquinasfan (When you find "Sola Scriptura" in the Bible, let me know)
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To: presidio9

“Obama Facing Attacks From All Sides Over Abortion Record”

POOR BABY!!!!

When you lie, and then lie some more, and then lie again, the chickens WILL “come home to roost” some day; and the liar should NOT be surprised when said chickens defecate on him.


13 posted on 08/19/2008 10:59:31 AM PDT by WayneS (And now I shall return to my hovel and cling to my guns ... until it is time to go to Church)
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To: presidio9

Poor Obie just can’t get a break. LOL


14 posted on 08/19/2008 11:02:18 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: MichaelAsher54

EXCELLENT! LMAO


15 posted on 08/19/2008 11:03:43 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Aquinasfan

I’ve heard this excuse:

“just because he voted against a law requiring care be given to born alive babies, doesn’t mean he favors killing them”


16 posted on 08/19/2008 11:05:13 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: fleagle

I wish Obama would state specifically what the “lies” are regarding his pro-abortion position.
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Not likely ... BO was at a VFW convention in Orlando today ,, called McCains allegations about BO’s war positions lies ,, funny thing though ,, like this BAIPA issue he can never seem to give even a shred of evidence to the contrary.


17 posted on 08/19/2008 11:08:22 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: presidio9

He who tries to make everyone happy, makes everyone mad.

If Confucius didn’t say it, he should have.

Or was it: “Man who stands in front of bus get tired; man who stand behind bus get exhausted.”


18 posted on 08/19/2008 11:08:49 AM PDT by henkster (Politics is the art of telling a bigger and more believable lie more often than your opponent)
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He added that it was “ridiculous”.....

You’re ridiculous, BOZO!


19 posted on 08/19/2008 11:12:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: presidio9

only 2 words.....BABY KILLER


20 posted on 08/19/2008 11:25:00 AM PDT by claymax ("Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all." Alexander the Great)
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To: Neidermeyer

Wow. Mighty ballsey for B. Hussein to tell a VFW crowd that McCain was a liar. Wonder how that went over.


21 posted on 08/19/2008 11:40:46 AM PDT by fleagle ( An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. -Winston Churchill)
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To: presidio9

It’s OK, McCain will help him out by selecting a pro choise VP.


22 posted on 08/19/2008 12:31:53 PM PDT by TonyM (E)
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To: presidio9; antonius

23 posted on 08/19/2008 10:39:48 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: MrB
“just because he voted against a law requiring care be given to born alive babies, doesn’t mean he favors killing them”

Of course. Those babies are perfectly capable of taking care of themselves.

24 posted on 08/19/2008 10:45:52 PM PDT by giotto
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