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Ad in Battleground Michigan Exposes Barack Obama's respect and admiration for felon Kwame Kilpatrick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SODIFZXIPA ^

Posted on 09/05/2008 2:47:27 PM PDT by WilliamReading

WASHINGTON, DC – One day after Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obstructing justice by committing perjury and no–contest to one count of felonious assault for shoving a sheriff’s deputy, The Freedom's Defense Fund (FDF) launched an ad in Macomb County, Michigan.

The ad calls into question Senator Obama’s judgment and takes issue with the praise Obama lavished on Kilpatrick at the Detroit Economic Club in May 2007. The tag at the end of the ad asks the viewers, “Do you know who Barack Obama’s friends are?”

To view the ad please visit: http://www.freedomsdefensefund.com/videos.html

“For years, Kwame Kilpatrick has been considered among the most ethically challenged Mayors in America,” said Todd Zirkle, Executive Director for the Freedom's Defense Fund. “We believe Obama's comments praising Mr. Kilpatrick as a ‘great mayor’ and ‘a leader not just here in Detroit, not just in Michigan, but all across the country’ calls into question his judgment and is relevant to voters across Michigan and throughout America.”

The ad is scheduled to run a saturated one-week schedule on cable news networks in Macomb County, Michigan.

“We chose Macomb County for very strategic reasons,” explained Zirkle. “We believe it is difficult for liberal Democrats to win Michigan without Macomb County and we know it is extremely difficult for a Democrat to win the White House without carrying Michigan. We plan to extend this buy as resources and donations permit.”


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Michigan; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: ads; corruptdems; electionads; kwamekilpatrick; mccainpalin; mi2008; obama; obamabiden; swingstates

1 posted on 09/05/2008 2:47:27 PM PDT by WilliamReading
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To: WilliamReading
“Do you know who Barack Obama’s friends are?”

That's a great title for a GOP ad.

2 posted on 09/05/2008 2:50:40 PM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: LucyT; Jeff Head; forkinsocket; Fred Nerks; Candor7; Beckwith

Obama/Kilpatrick

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SODIFZXIPA


3 posted on 09/05/2008 2:51:25 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: WilliamReading
PWNED.....

Hey Obama, as Roy Orbison sang...


4 posted on 09/05/2008 2:52:25 PM PDT by taildragger (The Answer is Fred Thompson, I do not care what the question is.....)
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To: WilliamReading

Double thumbs up!! Play it nationwide. Start a series that includes all his sleazy ‘friends’.


5 posted on 09/05/2008 2:52:48 PM PDT by Doug TX
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To: WilliamReading

Beautiful.
The “clinging to their guns and religion” comment HAS to be made into an ad and ran in OH, PA, and MI. ASAP.


6 posted on 09/05/2008 2:52:59 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: WilliamReading

Nice.

Can’t wait to see the response that’s dreamed up for this one.


7 posted on 09/05/2008 2:53:31 PM PDT by CriticalJ
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To: SunkenCiv

http://www.freedomsdefensefund.com/videos.html


8 posted on 09/05/2008 2:54:25 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: grellis

http://www.freedomsdefensefund.com/videos.html


9 posted on 09/05/2008 2:55:16 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: taildragger

It is not over. It is just beginning.


10 posted on 09/05/2008 2:55:35 PM PDT by ColdWater
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To: Doug TX

Macomb County has also been having some high profile problems with gangs from Detroit. In several instances, large groups of black teenagers have blocked major roads and pulled innocent bystanders out of their cars and beat them. Some have been caught on security tape at nearby convenience stores. Macomb County is ripe for this type of advertisement against Obama. Problem is there are lots of union types that live there..auto workers and teachers.


11 posted on 09/05/2008 3:23:19 PM PDT by crymeariver (Good news...in a way)
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To: WilliamReading
"That's not the Kwami I knew."

"Get him under that bus!"

12 posted on 09/05/2008 3:26:58 PM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: polymuser

Would be interesting to for someone to compile all the crimes all of obama’s friends have been convicted / charged / admitted to.

Could be a entire ad series.


13 posted on 09/05/2008 3:32:49 PM PDT by Zothen123
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To: WilliamReading

Good ad. And up quick, too. The McCain team has been really on the ball the last month or so.


14 posted on 09/05/2008 3:33:06 PM PDT by goldfinch
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To: Zothen123

It’s coming, though certainly not from any MSM reporters. But then, the MSM needs investigating as well.


15 posted on 09/05/2008 3:35:12 PM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: goldfinch

For the record, this is not affiliated with McCain’s campaign.

www.freedomsdefensefund.com/videos.html

It is a 537c organization that takes donations.


16 posted on 09/05/2008 3:38:26 PM PDT by WilliamReading
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To: WilliamReading
I have yet to here of anyone of Obama’s friends, partners or acquaintances that have not been involved in corruption, shady dealings, criminal activities, racism or terrorism.
This is a man we want in Washington?
17 posted on 09/05/2008 3:38:45 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: Zothen123
Could be a entire ad series.

Yes. Number them. Then people will want to have seen the whole series.

18 posted on 09/05/2008 3:41:59 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: WilliamReading

This will probably help OBAMA in Michigan


19 posted on 09/05/2008 3:53:22 PM PDT by wildbill
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To: wildbill

1) I just sent this group some $$$.
2) McCain or RNC could not run this ad because they would be accused of “racism”....

of course, it’s ok for the Messiah to run ads with McCain and Bush together.

This will cost Barry Michigan as it should

To quote his hero the Reverend, “the chickens are comm’n home to roost


20 posted on 09/05/2008 3:58:02 PM PDT by samkatz (yes! allen jumps into the lead!!)
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To: george76

I am getting a lot of youtube pings for myself great


21 posted on 09/05/2008 4:17:08 PM PDT by mel
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To: wildbill
This will probably help OBAMA in Michigan

(First post!!! ... ahem.)

assuming your reply is sarcasm...

Can someone from Michigan shed some light on this? If Obama doesn't jump-in to support KK, will turned-off black voters stay home? Is there a real chance McCain/Palin could take MI?

22 posted on 09/05/2008 5:42:05 PM PDT by ar15cz75
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To: george76

My goodness and Obama “friendly” ad....Wow!


23 posted on 09/05/2008 5:59:53 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: WilliamReading

bump


24 posted on 09/05/2008 7:23:04 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: snarkytart
Beautiful. The “clinging to their guns and religion” comment HAS to be made into an ad and ran in OH, PA, and MI. ASAP.

You've got that right, especially since all the hunting gear is hitting store shelves!!

25 posted on 09/05/2008 7:25:30 PM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: ar15cz75
Can someone from Michigan shed some light on this? If Obama doesn't jump-in to support KK, will turned-off black voters stay home? Is there a real chance McCain/Palin could take MI?

I think it's already been posted that Obama said Kilpatrick should step down...AFTER the plea deal was entered. Courageous of him, wasn't it? / sarc

There's a huge cleanup that needs to be done in the next two weeks. All of Kwamilla Gorilla's appointees have to leave office and it'll be up to incoming mayor Cockrel to reappoint them, if he wants.

The wild card in this mess is truly wild -- Monica Conyers. She who has called the incoming mayor "Shrek," she who threw a tantrum at the Democratic convention, Lady Voldemort who spits venom at "the little people" for fun and profit, will now be president of the City Council.

Outstate Michigan and even most Detroiters are sick of this, but I don't think they're going to tie it to Obama. What really needs to be hammered home is that Barry BOYCOTTED the state, didn't want our primary votes and voluntarily pulled his name from the ballot. Barry needs his nose rubbed in THAT.

26 posted on 09/05/2008 7:32:36 PM PDT by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: WilliamReading

That needs to be played in October.


27 posted on 09/05/2008 7:37:41 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Palin in 08)
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To: WilliamReading

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZNvC_-RW2Q&NR=1


28 posted on 09/05/2008 7:39:29 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: snarkytart
For anyone that needs a refresher, here's the full quote in context from his speech at a fund raiser in San Francisco:

So, it depends on where you are, but I think it’s fair to say that the places where we are going to have to do the most work are the places where people feel most cynical about government. The people are mis-appre…I think they’re misunderstanding why the demographics in our, in this contest have broken out as they are. Because everybody just ascribes it to ‘white working-class don’t wanna work — don’t wanna vote for the black guy.’ That’s…there were intimations of that in an article in the Sunday New York Times today - kind of implies that it’s sort of a race thing.

Here’s how it is: in a lot of these communities in big industrial states like Ohio and Pennsylvania, people have been beaten down so long, and they feel so betrayed by government, and when they hear a pitch that is premised on not being cynical about government, then a part of them just doesn’t buy it. And when it’s delivered by — it’s true that when it’s delivered by a 46-year-old black man named Barack Obama, then that adds another layer of skepticism.

But — so the questions you’re most likely to get about me, ‘Well, what is this guy going to do for me? What’s the concrete thing?’ What they wanna hear is — so, we’ll give you talking points about what we’re proposing — close tax loopholes, roll back, you know, the tax cuts for the top 1 percent. Obama’s gonna give tax breaks to middle-class folks and we’re gonna provide health care for every American. So we’ll go down a series of talking points.

But the truth is, is that, our challenge is to get people persuaded that we can make progress when there’s not evidence of that in their daily lives. You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton administration, and the Bush administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. So it’s not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.

Um, now these are in some communities, you know. I think what you’ll find is, is that people of every background — there are gonna be a mix of people, you can go in the toughest neighborhoods, you know working-class lunch-pail folks, you’ll find Obama enthusiasts. And you can go into places where you think I’d be very strong and people will just be skeptical. The important thing is that you show up and you’re doing what you’re doing.

If you really want to twist the knife, here's Senator Clinton's response the next day:

Senator Obama’s remarks are elitist and they are out of touch. They are not reflective of the values and beliefs of Americans. Certainly not the Americans that I know - not the Americans I grew up with, not the Americans I lived with in Arkansas or represent in New York.

29 posted on 09/05/2008 7:52:12 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (All gray areas are fabrications.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Boy, he mentions PA specifically. No wonder Clinton kicked his arse all over the place in PA.
lol
Yes, this needs to be in an ad all over the counties in PA to remind people just in case they weren’t paying attention.
If McCain can win PA and OH I think he’ll in the presidency, correct?


30 posted on 09/05/2008 8:02:40 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: george76; grellis; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...

Thanks geo.


31 posted on 09/05/2008 9:53:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile hasn't been updated since Friday, May 30, 2008)
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To: WilliamReading

Judgement


32 posted on 09/06/2008 3:39:03 AM PDT by Beckwith ('Typical White Person')
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To: samkatz

Actually, it is: “The chickens are comm’n home . . . to roost.”


33 posted on 09/06/2008 4:01:42 AM PDT by WilliamReading
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


34 posted on 09/06/2008 9:45:15 AM PDT by grellis (McCain/PALIN 08)
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To: WilliamReading

One wonders why his mother is never mentioned.
Congress woman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolyn_Cheeks_Kilpatrick


35 posted on 09/06/2008 9:48:23 AM PDT by sweetiepiezer (Osama and Obama both have friends that have bombed the Pentagon.)
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To: grellis

Mom thinks that NoBammessiah makes a greater “figure” of “statesman” than anybody else.

You do understand that this argument will continue until BIG TUESDAY Novemve 2008, yes?


36 posted on 09/07/2008 1:26:30 AM PDT by raygun
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To: WilliamReading

OBAMA HUSSEIN-—

You live by the race card, you die by the race card. And whatever gave you the idea that America would vote for some punk named Hussein? What were you smoking or snorting?


37 posted on 09/07/2008 1:40:25 AM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! ::::::::::: Never bet on Islam!)
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To: WilliamReading

It’s just hard to believe that Barack is a saint when all his friends are crooks and thugs.

You know what they say...the company you keep around you defines who you really are.


38 posted on 09/07/2008 1:43:53 AM PDT by jerry557
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