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Obama To Preempt McCain Assault
CBS ^ | oct 5, 2008 | Mike Allen

Posted on 10/05/2008 3:38:43 PM PDT by fightinJAG

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Mike Klonsky joined the MDS board in 2006. Klonsky’s father Robert, was a leading activist in the CPUSA. In 1968 Mike Klonsky was the national secretary of SDS and in May 1969 was one of five SDS members arrested when police raided SDS offices in Chicago.

In late 1969, Klonsky founded the October League, a pro-Mao communist organisation which in 1977 became the Communist Party, Marxist-Leninist (CP-ML). Klonsky chaired the CP-ML which was recognised by the Chinese Communist Party as their US fraternal party. Klonsky made several trips to China beginning in July 1977, where he was feted by Communist Chinese officials.

51 posted on 10/05/2008 5:17:46 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: just me
"I don’t think the meida believes their own polls either, because if they did they wouldn’t have to attack Sarah Palin the way they do if she wasn’t a threat to THE ONE"

It has to be understood that Palin is the true threat on this ticket. Her election to the office of Vice President would be the 'foot-in-the-door' to returning control of this country to the people. It would shatter the Washington insider lock on the White House, and place a person that is intensely knowledgable on all the issues in a position of influence.

They can't thak that chance; they'll keep shooting their silver bullets until sunrise.

52 posted on 10/05/2008 5:19:42 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obama isn't just an empty suit, he's a suit-Bomb trying to sneak into the White House.)
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To: fightinJAG
Many (including Karl Rove) are wondering why McCain would telegraph his intentions to roll out a new tactic, giving Obama the opportunity to pre-empt or otherwise counteract it. I can think of only a couple of possibilities.
  1. He is telegraphing a false tactic to flush Obama out, make him "go negative" unilaterally and somehow discredit his poltical image as a messianic healer. If so, I cannot see how this will really help him, Obama has gone negative before and it didnt hurt his image.
  2. He is pressing Obama to reveal his response talking points, as a means of assising in pre-debate prep. Don't want to float something in the debate and not know how Obama will respond.
  3. He hasn't thought this through but just figured it would be good to tell everyone what he's intending to do. God help us if this is the one.
My guess / hope is #2
53 posted on 10/05/2008 5:20:23 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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To: fightinJAG

Mike James left, Franklin Rosemont, Mike Klonsky, Muhammad Ahmad

Bill Ayers as usual was a star, one of the few speakers whose thoughts were committed to video.

Press Here

In Part 2 (above) note Ayers’s chiding of Obama for adopting centrist positions. Note reference to Progressives for Obama founder Tom Hayden’s call for Obama to stay true to his anti-Iraq War position.

54 posted on 10/05/2008 5:22:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: pepsi_junkie
I just thought of a third possibility.

3. He is telegraphing Bill Ayers and Jeremiah Wright will be his new attack and this will have Obama spend time and money preparing a defense against that. Then, unexpectedly, at the debate McCain will instead attack on a completely different line (housing crisis and democrat culpability?) Presumably this will throw Obama off in his preparation and he will have to speak "off teleprompter" without notes in his own defense.

55 posted on 10/05/2008 5:24:19 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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To: ameagle

Just wondering. Does this guy and gal (Ayers and Dorhn) have any children and what are they doing?


56 posted on 10/05/2008 5:26:24 PM PDT by Edgewood Pilot
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To: fightinJAG

Carl Davidson, a former vice president of the Students for a Democratic Society who traveled to Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro and still praises the dictator today, is another proud radical for Barack Obama, serving faithfully as webmaster for “Progressives for Obama.”

‘Progressives for Obama’

Tom Hayden, Bill Fletcher, Danny Glover, Barbara Ehrenreich

The current President of OSI (Soros Open Society Institue) Aryeh Neier founded the Students for a Democratic Society

2007 Nancy Pelosi hired a George Soros activist to be her senior council. Joseph Onek

His more recent work was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Open Society Institute

http://tinyurl.com/4r7orw


57 posted on 10/05/2008 5:27:13 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: fightinJAG

Well, maybe those families who can’t turn the page on things and are homeless can move into the numerous boarded-up housing “developments” that Barry sponsored Tony Rezko in for government money in his district, then looked the other way while this slum lord let them go and deteriorate and be boarded up - while still helping Rezko along. Barry has some detailed answering to do. He’s not as good a liar as Bill Clinton.


58 posted on 10/05/2008 5:27:20 PM PDT by Twinkie (WITH OBAMA - (IT'S PAYBACK TIME IN AMERICA!))
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organization founded by Ayers and run by Mike Klonsky, a former top communist activist.

Michael Klonsky-Son of CPUSA member Robert Klonsky. A former member of SDS, who later led the pro-Chinese, Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist). Mike Klonsky works closely with Bill Ayers on educational projects.

59 posted on 10/05/2008 5:31:51 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Edgewood Pilot; devolve; potlatch
Just wondering. Does this guy and gal (Ayers and Dorhn) have any children and what are they doing?

One of the women from the Weather Underground, Kathy Boudin, became involved with a splinter group that committed a Brinks armored car robbery in New York. Two cops and a Brink's security guard were murdered. Boudin had a son with another former Weather Underground member named David Gilbert, who was also involved in the robbery.

When Boudin went to prison, Ayers and Dohrn took Boudin's son, Chesa, into their home and raised him. Chesa is around 28 years old now. He graduated from Yale in 2002, he's a Rhodes Scholar, and he's just as radical as any of his parents, natural or adoptive. Quoted in a 2002 Slate article about him: "We have a different name for the war we're fighting now — now we call it the war on terrorism, then they called it the war on communism. My parents were all dedicated to fighting U.S. imperialism around the world. I'm dedicated to the same thing."

60 posted on 10/05/2008 8:08:29 PM PDT by Philo1962 (Iraq is terrorist flypaper. They go there to die.)
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To: Philo1962; devolve
I thought I had seen a picture of them with two children but didn't know if they were their own.

Chesa’s idea of terrorists is somewhat different than our own, lol.

61 posted on 10/05/2008 8:23:11 PM PDT by potlatch ("OUR LIVES BEGIN TO END THE DAY WE REMAIN SILENT ABOUT THE THINGS THAT MATTER")
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To: devolve; Philo1962
1982 "their" son Zayd Dohrn


62 posted on 10/05/2008 8:27:25 PM PDT by potlatch ("OUR LIVES BEGIN TO END THE DAY WE REMAIN SILENT ABOUT THE THINGS THAT MATTER")
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To: potlatch

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His hair and clothing sure back up his bragging about being a homosexual


63 posted on 10/05/2008 8:59:56 PM PDT by devolve ( ________never get between a hogleg and a target________)
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To: fightinJAG
So, Obama has been drawn offsides....

Can't wait to see what happens next.

64 posted on 10/05/2008 9:01:04 PM PDT by TexasNative2000 (Obviously, liberals can't handle a strong, independent woman.)
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To: devolve

I believe that’s the very photo of him that the New York Times used on their front page article. They had just him cropped out.


65 posted on 10/05/2008 9:02:01 PM PDT by potlatch ("OUR LIVES BEGIN TO END THE DAY WE REMAIN SILENT ABOUT THE THINGS THAT MATTER")
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To: potlatch

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I know the “ironic” way I would like for them to leave their protected life of luxury


66 posted on 10/05/2008 9:12:08 PM PDT by devolve ( ________never get between a hogleg and a target________)
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To: devolve

I’m sure, but don’t tell me. heh


67 posted on 10/05/2008 9:13:05 PM PDT by potlatch ("OUR LIVES BEGIN TO END THE DAY WE REMAIN SILENT ABOUT THE THINGS THAT MATTER")
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To: devolve

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Ewe gnu Aye gnu ewe gnu!


68 posted on 10/05/2008 9:18:03 PM PDT by devolve ( ________never get between a hogleg and a target________)
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To: fightinJAG

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=S8QcpdUtxNQ

And we will go nuclear with THIS. Let’s see Obama talk his way out of this.


69 posted on 10/05/2008 9:31:14 PM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: pepsi_junkie

Or maybe they are seeing that they need to do something to get their base re-energized and re-contributing?

The statement did in fact sound encouraging to supporters.


70 posted on 10/05/2008 9:41:30 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Fly the flag!)
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To: kcvl

Thomas Emmet Hayden (born December 11, 1939) is an American social and political activist and politician, most famous for his involvement in the anti-war and civil rights movements of the 1960s. He is the former husband of actress Jane Fonda and the father of actor Troy Garity.


71 posted on 10/05/2008 9:47:04 PM PDT by linn37 (Hail Me, Obama or be cast into the fiery pits of eternal damnation!")
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72 posted on 10/05/2008 9:57:02 PM PDT by timestax
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To: ameagle
The sixties began in 1954 and the real news is that they’re not over yet.

That's one thing this is election is all about.

Dohrn's proud pose makes me sick.

And "child advocate"? Maybe when she's not bombing their fathers because they are policemen or praising the murderers of pregnant women.

73 posted on 10/05/2008 10:12:54 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Fly the flag!)
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To: Harry Wurzbach

You know, it does seem like Obambi is stupid on this point (his track record of associations over his adult lifetime).

However, there has been something else about it that has been bothering me for a long time. I finally realized that the problem for Obambi was that he was not really an American.

By that I mean simply this: he never internalized the concept of America that is mainstream, NOR did he internalize the concept of America that Ayers’ had/has. Obambi had no clue how offensive Ayers’ concept of America was to actual Americans, and no clue how offensive Ayers’ concept of America was to Ayers.

In short, Obambi seemed to blithely accept Ayers’ point of view as though IT WAS NOT RADICAL. IOW, not radical to mainstream America, but also not truly radical to Ayers. As if everyone could see America “needed” violent revolution, just, ho hum, let’s bomb the Pentagon-—everyone pretty much will understand, right?

It’s a very strange phenomenon. I don’t think Obambi ever had a sufficiently American point-of-view from which to evaluate how the Weather Underground was perceived by either the mainstream or the radicals. That’s not only weird, it’s scary.


74 posted on 10/05/2008 10:21:35 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Fly the flag!)
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To: kcvl

thanks for this post friend!


75 posted on 10/05/2008 10:22:09 PM PDT by MeekMom (Cubbies let us down again!)
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To: fightinJAG
Or maybe they are seeing that they need to do something to get their base re-energized and re-contributing?

Fair point, I didnt consider that because I figured that would happen when they aired the ads so why announce it?

Quite possibly though the real answer is the simplest: that they got indications that Obama was teeing up the Keating five thing as a means of smearing McCain as in bed with the financial community for decades and how it was really all his fault and so they on the offensive first.

76 posted on 10/06/2008 6:22:23 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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To: AGreatPer
Not one [newspaper] had an ad for "Community Organizer". What the hell is that for a background? McPain should bring that up.

LOL

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77 posted on 10/08/2008 2:32:43 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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