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Have A Look At What Obama Is Reading As He Comes Off His Plane

Posted on 10/15/2008 9:53:01 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache

He is reading "The Post-American World" -- "This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else." So begins Fareed Zakaria's important new work on the era we are now entering. Following on the success of his best-selling The Future of Freedom, Zakaria describes with equal prescience a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhelm cultures. He sees the "rise of the rest"—the growth of countries like China, India, Brazil, Russia, and many others—as the great story of our time, and one that will reshape the world. The tallest buildings, biggest dams, largest-selling movies, and most advanced cell phones are all being built outside the United States. This economic growth is producing political confidence, national pride, and potentially international problems. How should the United States understand and thrive in this rapidly changing international climate? What does it mean to live in a truly global era? Zakaria answers these questions with his customary lucidity, insight, and imagination.

Just something to ponder as Election Day 2008 rapidly approaches!


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election2008; obama; oneworld; socialism

1 posted on 10/15/2008 9:53:01 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

Small wonder Fareedazzacka whatever is dumping on the GOP every chance he gets.


2 posted on 10/15/2008 9:54:25 AM PDT by Harry Wurzbach (Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is my hero.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Do you have an original shot of this from a news source. I believe it. I’d just look to have a different copy.


3 posted on 10/15/2008 9:55:24 AM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: cdga5for4

Okay, I have an aversion to question marks.


4 posted on 10/15/2008 9:55:59 AM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: My Favorite Headache
I've seen this email going around. Sorry, but this criticism is stupid. It sounds like an interesting book. Its not Anti-American. Truth is, the rest of the world is doing fairly well these days, BECAUSE of the leadership of the USA since WWII.

I'll bet GWB has read this book, or is planning too. A bunch of conservatives and republicans have probably read or planned on reading it as well I bet.

There is ALOT to criticize Obama for, but is rather desperate.

5 posted on 10/15/2008 9:58:31 AM PDT by Paradox (Obama, the Audacity of Hype.)
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To: cdga5for4

http://papercuts.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/what-obama-is-reading/


6 posted on 10/15/2008 9:59:59 AM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: My Favorite Headache

Figures.

It is Obama’s agenda.


7 posted on 10/15/2008 10:00:58 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: My Favorite Headache

If anyone doubts that Obama has been groomed by overseas interests to be their Manchurian candidate, you live in a fantasy world.

This man is not running to be President of the US, he running to bring America to the table for assimilation into world government.


8 posted on 10/15/2008 10:01:12 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! (You can vote Democrat when you're dead)
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To: cdga5for4

http://bagnewsnotes.typepad.com/bagnews/images/obama-world.jpg

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/images/2008/05/27/obama_post_america.jpg

http://www.sajaforum.org/images/2008/05/22/obamapost_american_2.jpg


9 posted on 10/15/2008 10:02:06 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: Paradox

It’s more about agenda than anything else to knock him down for.


10 posted on 10/15/2008 10:02:51 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: Paradox

“there is ALOT to criticize O’Bama about.”

I agree with you that with so many targets, there are too many stupid distractions...

Fundamentals, people, waiting for confirmation that O’Bama was born in North Korea is NOT a rational strategy.


11 posted on 10/15/2008 10:03:26 AM PDT by Natchez Hawk (What's so funny about the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Amendments?)
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To: My Favorite Headache

WE MUST BURN ALL THE BOOKS WE DON’t AGREE WITH!!! /s

Man get a grip.


12 posted on 10/15/2008 10:03:57 AM PDT by Eyes Unclouded (We won't ever free our guns but be sure we'll let them triggers go....)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Wouldn’t be surprised if Obama, Bush, Barney Frank and McCain are all in the same book club.


13 posted on 10/15/2008 10:04:44 AM PDT by Swordfished
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To: Harry Wurzbach

You do realize that US foreign policy, and the stated goal of pretty much every international organization has been the development and economic strength of the rest of the world?


14 posted on 10/15/2008 10:05:54 AM PDT by buckeye12
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To: My Favorite Headache

This is the author’s column on Governor Palin:
Palin Is Ready? Please.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/161204


15 posted on 10/15/2008 10:07:09 AM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: Paradox
“Truth is, the rest of the world is doing fairly well these days, BECAUSE of the leadership of the USA since WWII.”

I almost completely agree (I would completely agree, but I would like to leave room for Canada to have some of the credit).

In fact, the strongest opposition to the growing economies in (most) of the rest of the world is coming from self-annoited saviours of the planet (eco-fascists, global warming alarmists, and their ilk).

16 posted on 10/15/2008 10:08:07 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Who said anything about burning books? Are you an idiot? Don’t start posting that crap on this thread and attributing it to me. I pointed out the fact that this man is reading this particular book, its agenda, its focus, and the words that come out of Obama’s mouth are all globalism, socialism,and down talking America period.

Get a grip man. R.I.F.


17 posted on 10/15/2008 10:08:29 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

It’s a good book. (I haven’t read it.) The issue is not worth pursuing. However the news that Zero was born in North Korea, oughta lead us to a good strategy (or tactic? John McCain will explain the difference tonight.).


18 posted on 10/15/2008 10:09:11 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Don't let me interrupt your prayers for a suffering celebrity!)
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To: cdga5for4

I remember reading that. He also has a garbage program on CNN. A socialist circle jerk that comes on during the weekend.


19 posted on 10/15/2008 10:11:22 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

No problem with the Canadians, its the North American alliance at work. You might even want to broaden it out to the Anglo-American alliance. The Brits and Aussies have done a damn lot too.


20 posted on 10/15/2008 10:15:42 AM PDT by Paradox (Obama, the Audacity of Hype.)
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To: cdga5for4
Do you have an original shot of this from a news source.

My thoughts exactly. I am always skeptical of photoshopped pics. I would love to pass this along, but I do have my credibility to worry about.

21 posted on 10/15/2008 10:18:25 AM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: Retired Greyhound
It is Obama’s agenda.

It was the Clinton administrations agenda as well. They *want* America to be "humbled" by her enemies and lose her leadership role. You *can* lift others up without cutting yourself off at the knees but that's exactly what Democrat political thinkers want as a foreign policy.

I suspect they don't know about the scorpion and the frog.

22 posted on 10/15/2008 10:22:02 AM PDT by newzjunkey (**CA** YES on Prop 4. NO on 1A-3 & 5-12 **San Diego** NO on A, B, C & S)
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To: mlocher
NY Times (photo credit to one of their fotogs)
23 posted on 10/15/2008 10:23:10 AM PDT by newzjunkey (**CA** YES on Prop 4. NO on 1A-3 & 5-12 **San Diego** NO on A, B, C & S)
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To: Paradox

And so you are one of those who believes that when troubles loom the world will no longer look to America as the saviour.

They’ll call China or Brazil to fix it?

someone needs to get a grip!


24 posted on 10/15/2008 10:26:33 AM PDT by Carley (she's all out of caribou.............but does have a bracelet!!!!)
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To: Free Vulcan

This man is not running to be President of the US, he running to bring America to the table for assimilation into world government.

Post of the day.

25 posted on 10/15/2008 10:27:13 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: newzjunkey

Thanks much! I am not surprised that he would be reading this. Reagan read Wealth and Poverty and look what happened. Guess what we are now in store for?


26 posted on 10/15/2008 10:27:20 AM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: My Favorite Headache

He skims a lot of books to pick out catch-phrases to use in media soundbites.

He’s too stupid to read a matchbook cover.


28 posted on 10/15/2008 10:35:56 AM PDT by mrsmith
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To: My Favorite Headache

First time I’ve checked Snopes.com Obama page, and you’d think the O man himself was the editor! Nothing bad is true about this man (photo real, but book is not really bad). Surely he can walk on water!


29 posted on 10/15/2008 10:39:09 AM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Yeah...that should tell us alot about him! Also don’t you just love that he carries his own bag and book and oh...I don’t know...it reminds me sooo much of Jimmy Carter. He used to do all that too. Look what that got us!!! Poor, Poor America. The people in this country have become so dumbed down that they can’t see a fraud is being committed on them!


30 posted on 10/15/2008 10:51:19 AM PDT by Cricket24 (Just one of those Conservative women!)
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To: My Favorite Headache
The tallest buildings, biggest dams, largest-selling movies, and most advanced cell phones are all being built outside the United States.

I blame the communist democrats, and lilly-livered republocants who have allowed them so much power for this. We have turned from a nation of winners to whiners.

31 posted on 10/15/2008 1:07:08 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: My Favorite Headache

http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/postamerican.asp


32 posted on 10/15/2008 2:28:38 PM PDT by Notoriously Conservative
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