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Obama's lowball attacks
Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 09/28/08 | Kevin Ferris

Posted on 09/28/2008 5:29:14 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen

What exactly is the change we're supposed to believe in this election year? That Barack Obama represents a new kind of politics? Or is change tied to hope, as in we hope he re-morphs from typical negative-ad-slinging pol back to magical new Obamassiah once he's safely elected president?

Does Obama even know?

In his ad "Plan for Change," Obama decries the "petty attacks and distractions" of the campaign. "Bitter partisan fights" won't solve our problems, he says. What will?

"A new spirit of unity and shared responsibility."

That ad is in English.

In Spanish, he has a very different message, one much closer to sleazy race-baiting than the spirit of la unidad.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: electionads; nobama08; obama

1 posted on 09/28/2008 5:29:14 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen
Killer last line:

"Is that the point of an Obama campaign? To elect the first victim-in-chief and indict the opposition as bigots when the polls are close or when he doesn't get his way?"
2 posted on 09/28/2008 5:32:22 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: Kid Shelleen

hope Smerconish can get off his Obama crush long enough to acknowledge this piece. Last is usually conservative but how about Ferris?


3 posted on 09/28/2008 5:35:52 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Kid Shelleen

Obaaahhhmmaa. Bolshevick in chief.


4 posted on 09/28/2008 5:38:02 AM PDT by screaminsunshine
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To: Kid Shelleen
0bammie the Commie is against partisan squabbling because he wants a one-party state (which is what we will have if he is elected and the Demons control Congress as well), and the "unity and shared responsibility" will be the kind found in the gulag or the collective farm.

The stifling of free speech by his campaign commissars in MO is trivial compared to what we will see once he socializes medicine and controls the military and FBI. He will be America's Robert Mugabe. Although Mugabe was a known Marxist, he talked like a responsible agent of racial reconciliation in order to get the Rhodesian govt. to hand over power to him.

5 posted on 09/28/2008 6:00:13 AM PDT by hellbender
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

One of the few bright spots in the Inky.


6 posted on 09/28/2008 6:01:42 AM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: Kid Shelleen
I'm shocked that this appeared in the Stinquirer. They've been disgustingly Probama from day-one to the point where they simply will not report on the Messiah's many gaffes and foibles at all.

When that newspaper folds, there will be great joy in the universe.
7 posted on 09/28/2008 6:17:13 AM PDT by Antoninus (Ignore the polls. They're meant to shape public opinion, not measure it.)
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To: Tribune7

How do you add all those names to a reply? Do you have to copy each one or is there a way to make your own personal ping/distribution list?


8 posted on 09/28/2008 6:18:26 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: hellbender

It is common for liberals to decry any opposition to their ideas. After all, these are the intelligensia of our nation, annointed to lead the ignorant masses to the promised land of gov’t milk and honey.

The opposition must be crushed on grounds other than debating the issues because everyone who has an iota of intellect knows that liberals are always right.....at least that is what the intellectuals tell them during their parties and meetings.

Obama is no different. He carries himself as if the White House is his right, not his privilege. We all know this by his chair with the word “President” emblazoned on the back and the briefly flaunted seal of the office of Obama.


9 posted on 09/28/2008 6:19:28 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

A very good essay, except that it did not go far enough. This ploy by Obama is not a one-time act of desperation. It is his way, and the way of other leftist, black-nationalists. They feed on discontent and stir resentments, whether from imagined slights, or by hypersensitivity (such as Obama’s own complaints against his “typically white” grandmother, or against his white friends), or by dredging up recollections of slavery days (which is ancient history by now).

These politicians are manufacturing division while mouthing sanctimonious words of unity.

O=ZERO


10 posted on 09/28/2008 6:29:12 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: Kid Shelleen

We may wake up some morning and the country will be Socialist. That is what Change will be! A country full of liberals with Socialism.


11 posted on 09/28/2008 6:31:59 AM PDT by FreedBird (t)
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To: Kid Shelleen
From the article: There have been stupid moves by some conservatives; case in point the Obama Waffles served at a recent "values" summit.

Why is that a stupid move? I think it's creative and funny. As I'm sure many others do. And many others would not find it to be a positive or negative event. But a stupid move? Only by those supremely in the tank for the Obamessiah.

12 posted on 09/28/2008 6:37:03 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (On Free Republic PBD [political bipolar disorder] rules!)
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To: Kid Shelleen
For a ping list, copy the names of those sharing a common interest and save them with a semi-colon between each.

Some save their list to their profile page. I just save it to a text file, open it in a text editor and copy and paste to the recipient line.

13 posted on 09/28/2008 6:37:32 AM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: hellbender

Your nightmare scenario might just come true if enough good people sit out this election. I suspect it may take a while to reach fruition but the Democratic Party has shown itself to be anything but democratic. Over many decades it has shown that it views America as a class system where the poor are victims, the middle class is stupid and the wealthy are evil (unless, of course, said class members are Democratic Party members). As a result, it has been working—always in the name of “the children”, “the poor” or “working families”—to take more and more traditional personal autonomy from individuals and place them in the government through restrictive laws. They have a preference for removing personal freedoms through federal laws but, if need be, state and local laws will do just fine. Government do-gooders now control our births, our deaths, our meals, our vehicle of choice, our job choices, our housing choices, the use of our own property, our recreation, our education, our home heating and more. They are in the process of asserting control over our worship, our fat intake, our rearing of our children, our words and thoughts, and more, much more. We can scarcely breathe without some government authority telling us how to do it properly.

So while an Obama administration might very well include a Nazi-like descent into totalitarianism, it doesn’t have that far to fall, thanks to the Democratic Party and its willing accomplices in the Republican Party and the judiciary.


14 posted on 09/28/2008 6:44:53 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: Tribune7
Thanks; Is this is Philly/South Jersey ping list? I grew up in that area and have lots of relatives living there still.
It would be nice it Freerepublic had a ping list for metro areas as well as states.
15 posted on 09/28/2008 6:49:24 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: Kid Shelleen
seen this? Weird coming from Obama.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzuIHjQYW2c&eurl=http://...

16 posted on 09/28/2008 7:17:59 AM PDT by shiva
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To: Tribune7
The Houston Chronicle, a left wing help site, supposedly printed an article showing a breakdown of the comments from the debate. It listed Nobama's lies and backed up McCain's comments as truthful.

A friend, who for some reason has lost her mind this year and is voting Nobama, commented that although the rag normally leans left, that it leaned right with that article.

I said you mean it posted the truth so you think that is leaning right?

17 posted on 09/28/2008 8:49:04 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Obama prays to himself: "The prayer that I tell myself every night ...")
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To: Kid Shelleen
Mine is just Pa. Somewhere there is a list of ping lists but I don't know if there is a metro Philly one.

You can always start one :-)

18 posted on 09/28/2008 9:22:15 AM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
I said you mean it posted the truth so you think that is leaning right?

LOL. Didn't you know that anyone who refuses to lie about conservatives is a radical right-winger?

19 posted on 09/28/2008 10:03:35 AM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: Tribune7

I will admit I was stunned.


20 posted on 09/28/2008 10:07:52 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Obama prays to himself: "The prayer that I tell myself every night ...")
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To: Kid Shelleen

A Really good article. Surprising coming from and Inquirer columnist.


21 posted on 09/28/2008 12:56:55 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: gusopol3

Smerconish isn’t a conservative. He pretended to be for a while to get his career started, but now even he admits he isn’t one. With his ties to Liberals like Spector and others, I was always suspious. Now he is quite out in the open about it. And he’s one of the biggest opportunists, with one of the biggest egos, there is.


22 posted on 09/28/2008 1:00:06 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
"A friend, who for some reason has lost her mind this year and is voting Nobama, commented that although the rag normally leans left, that it leaned right with that article.

I said you mean it posted the truth so you think that is leaning right?"

Conservatives, who are so accustomed to being lied about, sometimes make the same mistake. : )

23 posted on 09/28/2008 1:04:22 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: TAdams8591

I think he’s at about the 40% line myself, I mean a little more likely to side with conservatives. But I think he’s got a crush on Obama and love is blind.


24 posted on 09/28/2008 1:29:09 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

I’ve been saying it for years, long before Obama. Smerconish, who once bragged on his talk radio show about having an after dinner cigar with Castro while on a trip there with Arlen Specter, and who supported Michael Schiavo and is pro-choice, is no conservative.


25 posted on 09/28/2008 5:49:23 PM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: TAdams8591

not defending him, but elements giving him some conservative cred, pro-military, war on terror vs. police work (I know that makes him no more conservative than Obama), non-p/c stance on profiling, and at least some even-handedness with guests, which is more than you get out of a true leftist. Plus, doesn’t dissociate from his roots with Rizzo, to whatever degree that makes him conservative.


26 posted on 09/28/2008 6:05:46 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Tribune7
>>You can always start one :-) <<<
I think I will; would you like to be on it and can you suggest others who would like to be on it?
Thanks in advance for your time;.
27 posted on 09/29/2008 2:39:15 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: Kid Shelleen

You can put me on it but the list has to kind of grow on its own, I think.


28 posted on 09/29/2008 5:13:34 AM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: Tribune7

OK;;


29 posted on 09/29/2008 6:36:06 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: gusopol3
Smerconish association with Rizzo, as a young teenager, is his claim to fame and what gave him his start. Purely opportunistic, and has nothing to do with his ideology which isn't conservative.

Furthermore, he's the most narcissistic, superficial, unintellectual, talk show host on radio. It is difficult to understand how anyone can stand listening to him. He lost me a long time ago, and yet almost every time there is a sound bite of him on 1210, throughout the day, it's all about Michael.

I don't mean to belabor the point, and no disrespect to you intended, people should understand, he's no conservative and shouldn't be mistaken for one, and that further he used conservatives and conservatism to launch his radio career.

30 posted on 09/29/2008 9:52:45 AM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: Kid Shelleen

You can put me on it also. : ) You might post to others on this thread and see if they would like to be on it, as well, which would give you a start. : )


31 posted on 09/29/2008 9:56:12 AM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: Tribune7; TAdams8591; gusopol3; Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; ..

Hi all I am going to start a ping list for news of Metro Philly/Delaware Valley area; if anybody would like to be on it just e-mail or respond to this post ...


32 posted on 09/29/2008 10:07:49 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: Kid Shelleen

There ya go! : ) Thanks KS!


33 posted on 09/29/2008 10:10:31 AM PDT by TAdams8591 (Senator McCain you did well!! : ))
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To: Kid Shelleen; Tribune7

We’re no longer there, but I still care about the area so sure, add me to the list. I’m on Trib’s list as well


34 posted on 09/29/2008 10:14:01 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Obama prays to himself: "The prayer that I tell myself every night ...")
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