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Could You Pass Obama's Background Check?
The Indy Channel ^ | 11/13/08

Posted on 11/13/2008 11:04:40 AM PST by Abathar

President-Elect Tries To Weed Out Controversial Candidates

Applicants for President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet get ready to chronicle your life story.

Those interested in joining Obama's administration have to pass an extensive background test.

The questionnaire, the New York Times reported, includes 63 requests for personal and professional records, some covering applicants’ spouses and grown children as well, that are forcing job-seekers to rummage from basements to attics, in shoe boxes, diaries and computer archives to document both their achievements and missteps, the Times said.

Obama wants applicants to “list all aliases or ‘handles’ you have used to communicate on the Internet,” and asks people to include any e-mail that might embarrass the president-elect, along with any blog posts and links to their Facebook.com pages.

Hoping to weed out anyone with ties to companies at the center of the $700 billion bailout, question 18 of the Obama application asks whether “you, your spouse or any member of your immediate family” have been affiliated with Fannie, Freddie, American International Group, Washington Mutual and any other institution getting a government bailout.

“President-elect Obama made a commitment to change the way Washington does business, and the vetting process exemplifies that,” Stephanie Cutter, chief spokeswoman for the Obama transition office, told the Times.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abatharsfault; background; backgroundcheck; bho2008; cabinet; cantseetheposts; friendlyfascism; headjackass; hypocrite; obama; theone; threadfrozenintime; whatthehellisgoingon; wth
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Too bad this man wasn't vetted with similar questions before he was elected, the whole Freddie/Fannie thing would have sunk him alone.

1 posted on 11/13/2008 11:04:40 AM PST by Abathar
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To: Abathar

No I could not.

My gun ownership would disqualify me.


2 posted on 11/13/2008 11:07:23 AM PST by WayneS (HELP! My beloved Commonwealth is becoming MARYLAND!)
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To: Abathar

I posted a comment. FReep this!


3 posted on 11/13/2008 11:07:42 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Abathar
Could You Pass Obama’s Background Check?

Question is, could obamaboy pass his own background check?

4 posted on 11/13/2008 11:07:50 AM PST by onlylewis (libs want a two class system, one rich one poor)
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To: Abathar

I was thinking the same thing. Could Obama pass his own background questionnaire?


5 posted on 11/13/2008 11:07:51 AM PST by KJC1
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To: Abathar

I posted a comment...let’s all join in.


6 posted on 11/13/2008 11:08:35 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Abathar

“asks whether “you, your spouse or any member of your immediate family” have been affiliated with Fannie, Freddie, American International Group, Washington Mutual and any other institution getting a government bailout.”

I guess that sinks Jamie Gorelick...


7 posted on 11/13/2008 11:08:59 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Abathar
“Hoping to weed out anyone with ties to companies at the center of the $700 billion bailout, question 18 of the Obama application asks whether “you, your spouse or any member of your immediate family” have been affiliated with Fannie, Freddie, American International Group, Washington Mutual and any other institution getting a government bailout.”

What a crock. It's these people he's bringing into his staff.

8 posted on 11/13/2008 11:09:32 AM PST by ConservativeMind (Concerning Larry Sinclair: It is strange when you can be thankful for having a pervert on your side.)
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To: Abathar

Obama himself couldnt pass a background check for the local dog catcher.


9 posted on 11/13/2008 11:09:37 AM PST by Long Island Pete
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To: Abathar

Ask any of us veterans with security clearances. The answer is “Yes!”


10 posted on 11/13/2008 11:10:21 AM PST by pabianice
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To: Abathar

Ask any of us veterans with security clearances. The answer is “Yes!”


11 posted on 11/13/2008 11:10:38 AM PST by pabianice
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To: Abathar
Could You Pass Obama's Background Check?

No. I own guns, none of which have been registered (not required in Alabama).

12 posted on 11/13/2008 11:10:48 AM PST by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Abathar

No.

My gun ownership disqualifies me.


13 posted on 11/13/2008 11:10:59 AM PST by WayneS (HELP! My beloved Commonwealth is becoming MARYLAND!)
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To: Abathar

Obama can’t even pass his own background check.


14 posted on 11/13/2008 11:11:27 AM PST by Loyalist (Tory! Tory! Tory!)
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To: Abathar

Could he????????????????


15 posted on 11/13/2008 11:11:27 AM PST by Pit1
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To: Abathar

Considering that I have consistently attacked statism regardless of the party I’d say I’d last about 2 milliseconds. And item #59 is particularly chilling - get ready for the mass confiscations boy and girls.


16 posted on 11/13/2008 11:12:06 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Abathar

What about if someone got drunk one night and registered on the “Fat Chicks in Party Hats” website message board? Would they have to reveal their username?


17 posted on 11/13/2008 11:12:14 AM PST by King of Florida (A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.)
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To: Abathar

I would have been happy with ANY vetting of Obama.


18 posted on 11/13/2008 11:12:22 AM PST by RedCell (Honor thy Father (9/6/07) - Semper Fi)
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To: Abathar

Considering that I have consistently attacked statism regardless of the party I’d say I’d last about 2 milliseconds. And item #59 is particularly chilling - get ready for the mass confiscations boy and girls.


19 posted on 11/13/2008 11:13:02 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Abathar

Ya have to worked in the former clintoon admin to pass. That’s the caliber of people on all of osama’s transition teams.


20 posted on 11/13/2008 11:13:22 AM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Abathar

I wouldn’t pass.

1. I’ve talked to Sean Hannity.
2. I post on FR.
3. I own guns.
4. I’ve smoked AND enhaled.

Oh, wait. So did he. Nevermind #4.


21 posted on 11/13/2008 11:13:47 AM PST by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Abathar

There were some in the WH of Clinton who never did fill out the paperwork for clearances - after 8 years!

Doesn’t this take Gorelick out of the picture for AG?


22 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:14 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Abathar
He doesn’t pass MY background check.....he might be somebodies President but he sure ain't mine.
23 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:19 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Abathar

The Obamaloon couldn’t pass the basic quals for a mere secret level clearance.

Anything coming out of that clown camp regarding background checks should be considered MSM-level drivel.


24 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:33 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Abathar

There were some in the WH of Clinton who never did fill out the paperwork for clearances - after 8 years!

Doesn’t this take Gorelick out of the picture for AG?


25 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:33 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Abathar

Then there is the question of his ‘origin of birth’.


26 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:43 AM PST by Parmy
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To: Abathar

I could pass, but Obama couldn’t.


27 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:47 AM PST by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: Abathar

The Obamaloon couldn’t pass the basic quals for a mere secret level clearance.

Anything coming out of that clown camp regarding background checks should be considered MSM-level drivel.


28 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:49 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Abathar

“Do you or any members of your immediate family own a gun? If so please provide the complete ownership and registration information. Has the registration ever lapsed? Please also describe how and by whom it is used and whether it has been the cause of personal injuries or property damage”

Again with the gun questions.. these people have a freakish fear of guns and those that own them.

I’m willing to bet if you answer that you DID own one, that would automatically disqualify you for the job.


29 posted on 11/13/2008 11:14:58 AM PST by eXe (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: Abathar
He doesn’t pass MY background check.....he might be somebodies President but he sure ain't mine.
30 posted on 11/13/2008 11:15:20 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Abathar

This is a test


31 posted on 11/13/2008 11:15:29 AM PST by autumnraine (Churchill: " we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall never surrender")
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To: Abathar

He will hire them, but his dossier on each will be impressive. Makes for loyal “associates”.


32 posted on 11/13/2008 11:15:45 AM PST by listenhillary (No representation without taxation! ~~ Mark Steyn)
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To: Abathar

There were some in the Clinton WH who never did fill out the paperwork for clearances - after 8 years.

Doesn’t this take Gorelick out of the running for AG?


33 posted on 11/13/2008 11:15:58 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Abathar

Obama’s buddy Bill Ayres would probably pass his test while Sarah Palin would flunk so bad she’d have to emigrate to Korea to escape his wrath.


34 posted on 11/13/2008 11:16:27 AM PST by Tamar1973 (Riding the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon drama at a time!)
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To: Abathar

Obama’s buddy Bill Ayres would probably pass his test while Sarah Palin would flunk so bad she’d have to emigrate to Korea to escape his wrath.


35 posted on 11/13/2008 11:16:37 AM PST by Tamar1973 (Riding the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon drama at a time!)
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To: Abathar

Obama’s buddy Bill Ayres would probably pass his test while Sarah Palin would flunk so bad she’d have to emigrate to Korea to escape his wrath.


36 posted on 11/13/2008 11:17:04 AM PST by Tamar1973 (Riding the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon drama at a time!)
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To: Abathar

He couldn’t pass his own background check. Nor could I. FR would raise red flags.


37 posted on 11/13/2008 11:18:02 AM PST by DemonDeac
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To: Abathar

It seems hypocritical for Obama to guard his own secrets while demanding complete disclosures from all others.


38 posted on 11/13/2008 11:18:15 AM PST by PBRCat
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To: Abathar

Would that be anything like passing gas?


39 posted on 11/13/2008 11:18:20 AM PST by G.Mason
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To: Abathar

Obama’s buddy Bill Ayres would probably pass with flying colors while Sarah Palin would flunk so bad she’d have to emigrate to Brazil (or some country without an extradition treaty with the USA) to escape the “messiah”’s wrath.


40 posted on 11/13/2008 11:18:45 AM PST by Tamar1973 (Riding the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon drama at a time!)
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To: Abathar
Could You Pass Obama's Background Check?

My question, is why would I want to?

41 posted on 11/13/2008 11:18:49 AM PST by razorback-bert (Save the planet...it is the only known one with beer!)
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To: Abathar

Would that be anything like passing gas?


42 posted on 11/13/2008 11:19:01 AM PST by G.Mason
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To: Abathar

The title should be changed to “Can Obama pass Obama’s Background Check?”


43 posted on 11/13/2008 11:19:06 AM PST by GYPSY286 (Politicians must USE their heads or Americans will LOSE their heads.)
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To: Abathar

The real question is could BHO pass a security background check?


44 posted on 11/13/2008 11:19:14 AM PST by Welcome2thejungle
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To: Abathar
Coming to an employment agency or recruitment office near you...

I swear by God this sacred oath that I shall render unconditional obedience to Barack Obama, the Leader of the United States and people, supreme commander of the armed forces, and that I shall at all times be ready, as a brave soldier, to give my life for this oath.

Sounds catchier in the original german though.
45 posted on 11/13/2008 11:19:17 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Abathar

Well Im an American that thinks the Middle East should be turned into a shiny piece of glass, so that would negate me from being hired. Hes got lots of friends over there.


46 posted on 11/13/2008 11:19:17 AM PST by Edizzl79 (you want my guns..come and get em...I dare ya....)
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To: Abathar

Does it require an original Birth Certificate?


47 posted on 11/13/2008 11:21:56 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (SARAH *** JOE *** 2012!)
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To: Abathar

Obama can’t pass Obama’s background check


48 posted on 11/13/2008 11:22:08 AM PST by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: Abathar

Is he checking to make sure that they have as many shady associates in their past as he does?

I wouldn’t measure up.


49 posted on 11/13/2008 11:23:56 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Abathar
I wouldn't even consider working for him until I see a copy of his birth certificate, his grade school documents, high school documents, the income-expense statements for all of his college and post-grad education. If he produced all of those documents, then I could say “No thanks” with a clear conscience.
50 posted on 11/13/2008 11:24:02 AM PST by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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