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Posted on 11/30/2008 8:59:50 PM PST by koraz

I am interested in seeing if the full-page Open Letter to Mr. Obama that will be published in the Chicago Tribune on both Monday, December 1, 2008 and Wednesday, December 3, 2008 will be picked up by the MSM.

I googled "Chicago Tribune""Obama""ad""December 1, 2008" to see how many hits there were. My search returned 672 hits.

I then thought that if all the freepers started googling this over the next week it might be interesting. I have no idea how to drive internet traffic but perhaps all the searching on the same topic will raise the issue on google's search. Just a thought!

p.s. Sorry if this vanity is off base.


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KEYWORDS: ads; birthcertificate; certifigate; chicagotribune; google; googlebomb; googleconscensor; googledems; googlessp; obama; stbc; thekenyan
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1 posted on 11/30/2008 8:59:50 PM PST by koraz
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To: koraz

2 posted on 11/30/2008 9:02:37 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: koraz
An Open Letter to Barak Obama: Are you a Natural Born Citizen of the U.S.? Are you legally eligible to hold the Office of President?
3 posted on 11/30/2008 9:05:13 PM PST by smokingfrog (If it's to be a bloodbath, let it be now. Appeasement is not the answer. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: All

Here’s your search:

http://www.google.com/search?&rls=en&q=chicago+tribune+%2B+obama+%2B+ad&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

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Here’s an additional search in the Google News section:

http://news.google.com/news?rls=en&oe=UTF-8&um=1&tab=wn&scoring=n&hl=en&q=chicagotribune+%2B+obama+%2B+ad&btnG=Search+News


4 posted on 11/30/2008 9:05:26 PM PST by Cindy
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To: koraz

Koraz, post 4 is for you.


5 posted on 11/30/2008 9:05:53 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Freeped!

Er. Googled. :)


6 posted on 11/30/2008 9:09:29 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (PALIN 2012: No more RINOS... Ever!!)
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To: LucyT; Calpernia

Can either of you get a copy of the Tribune?


7 posted on 11/30/2008 9:10:07 PM PST by hoosiermama (Berg is a liberal democrat. Keyes is a conservative. Obama is bringing us together already!)
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To: koraz
If you have an individual web page. You usually get one when you sign up for internet (att, charter, etc.) or if you own a web page, put a link to it then go to google and submit the page for crawling.

It's called Google Link bombing.
Google Bomb If a lot of people do this, it can migrate to the top of the searches.

8 posted on 11/30/2008 9:10:49 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: smokingfrog

This is going to be in the Trib???

Wow! I can’t wait. It’s about time.


9 posted on 11/30/2008 9:25:30 PM PST by berdie
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To: koraz

A better search than the ones I posted:

http://www.google.com/search?&rls=en&q=ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8


10 posted on 11/30/2008 9:35:35 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

I clicked on both links and don’t see anything in the list about the letter. One asks in red do you mean ObamaLtr and if you click it, you don’t find it. There is endorsement of O and an article about the letter, but can’t find the letter.


11 posted on 11/30/2008 9:55:25 PM PST by Marmolade
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To: Marmolade

http://wethepeoplefoundation.org/update/misc2008/chicagotribune-obamaltr-nov-2008.pdf


12 posted on 11/30/2008 10:01:04 PM PST by freespirited (Honk to indict the MSM for treason.)
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To: Marmolade

This search as listed above is a great search to watch who’s connecting (linking) to the letter and or posting it:

http://www.google.com/search?&rls=en&q=ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

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The letter link itself was posted in post no. 3 of this thread by Smoking Frog:

http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/misc2008/ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr-Nov-2008.pdf


13 posted on 11/30/2008 10:03:12 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Marmolade

Sorry, its late. The goal is the search, not the letter.
OK, got it.


14 posted on 11/30/2008 10:06:43 PM PST by Marmolade
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To: smokingfrog; All; Spunky; ~Kim4VRWC's~; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; 1035rep; 1curiousmind; ...

Thanks for your pdf file link for the Open Letter to Obama. Now posted on AntiMullah

http://noiri.blogspot.com/2008/11/chicago-tribune-dec-01-lopen-letter-to.html


15 posted on 11/30/2008 10:13:53 PM PST by FARS (If time permits, visit http://antimullah.com after reading all of FR posts)
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To: FARS; abb

LOL,,,In Louisiana we call that “Kickin’ the Stump.”

Runs out the Wabbit ya’ know...;0)


16 posted on 11/30/2008 10:43:03 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: koraz
I am interested in seeing if the full-page open letter to Mr. Obama that will be published in the Chicago Tribune ... will be picked up by the MSM.

The Chicago Tribune is part of the MSM. Let's hope that they actually do publish it!

17 posted on 11/30/2008 10:45:25 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: FARS

Much thanks for the ping, FARS!


18 posted on 11/30/2008 10:46:23 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: FARS

Mr. Obama: Don’t Miss Next Week’s Chicago Tribune
Full-Page Citizenship Challenge To Run Twice,
December 1st and 3rd

D.C. National Press Club Event: Dec 8th

Our full-page Open Letter to Mr. Obama will be published in the Chicago Tribune on both Monday, December 1, 2008 and Wednesday, December 3, 2008. It will appear in the main news section. Click here to view a copy of the final ad.

Chicago is Mr. Obama’s hometown. His transition team is operating out of the Kluczynski Federal Building in downtown Chicago. He is known to be a regular reader of the Tribune, Chicago’s principal newspaper, with a daily circulation of over a half-million readers.

The Open Letter to Mr. Obama is a formal Petition for a Redress (Remedy) for the alleged violation of the “natural born citizen” clause of the Constitution of the United States of America.
Mr. Obama is respectfully requested to direct the Hawaiian officials to provide access to his original birth certificate on December 5-7 by our team of forensic scientists, and to provide additional documentary evidence establishing his citizenship status prior to our Washington, D.C. press conference on December 8.

A First Amendment Petition to any official of the Government for Redress of a violation of the Constitution is substantially different from the garden-variety political petitions frequently received by government officials. This Petition demands it be given the highest priority for an expedited review and official Response by Mr. Obama.

As a formal “Notice of a Constitutional Violation,” the Petition naturally includes the People’s inherent Right to an official Response. As a time-sensitive, election related Petition involving the Office of the President, failure to Respond as requested would constitute an egregious breach of the public trust and confirm the certainty of a Constitutional crisis.

For the D.C. press conference the WTP Foundation has reserved the Edward R. Murrow Room at the National Press Club from 1-4 pm on Monday, December 8, 2008. We are hopeful that C-SPAN may cover what could be a pivotal, historic event.

The Petition for Redress/Open Letter to Mr. Obama is also expected to have a significant impact on the deliberations of the Electoral College as it proceeds toward selection of the U.S. President as provided for by the Constitution.

Many, many thanks to the many individuals who donated the money needed to cover the costs of publishing the Open Letter and conducting the Washington press conference.

We are now in the process of selecting the forensic scientists who would travel to Hawaii to examine Mr. Obama’s original birth certificate (assuming he responds to the Petition for Redress by directing the Hawaiian officials to provide access to the birth certificate). The budget for this task is currently estimated at $20,000. We need to raise the money quickly. Unfortunately, we are starting from zero and we have but one week before the scientists would need to be in Hawaii.

http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/Update2008-11-28.htm


19 posted on 11/30/2008 11:20:13 PM PST by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, ( member NRA)
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To: FreeAtlanta
It's called Google Link bombing.

Google Bomb If a lot of people do this, it can migrate to the top of the searches.

You do it like this:
Obama citizen

That would be for anyone who enters the words

Obama citizen
into Google.

Here is the HTML you would need to put on your webpage to help do this:

<a href="http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/misc2008/ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr-Nov-2008.pdf">obama citizen</a>

Copy and paste all the text highlighted in yellow to put a link on your page.


20 posted on 12/01/2008 12:26:36 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: FreeAtlanta

Improved Version

Google Bomb

Here is a better Google bomb. I've added a "title" tag, which will help with the SEO. Hold your mouse over the link below to see the 'tooltip' appear. It also contains some useful 'keywords'. :)


Obama citizen

That would be for anyone who enters the words

Obama citizen
into Google.

Here is the HTML you would need to put on your webpage to help do this:

<a href="http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/misc2008/ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr-Nov-2008.pdf" title="is obama a US citizen?">obama citizen</a>

Copy and paste all the text highlighted in yellow to put a link on your page.


21 posted on 12/01/2008 12:29:44 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: FreeAtlanta

Don't have a webpage?

How to Google Bomb if you do not have a webpage

There are other places you can put it quite easily!

Do you have an account at LinkedIn? Put it there. If you do not have an account, open one and put this link up as your 'homepage'.

Do you have an account at Facebook?
Same thing.

How about MySpace?

Another thing you can do is to visit some blogs, and whenever you see the form to submit a comment, put your name as "Obama Citizen", and then your home page as this:
http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/misc2008/ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr-Nov-2008.pdf


That's about all there is to Google bombing! If you wanted to actually spend money on this, you can go to Backlinks.com and buy some backlinks to the page using the keywords we are using to Google bomb Obambi.


Once more, the "how to":

Obama citizen

That would be for anyone who enters the words

Obama citizen
into Google.

Here is the HTML you would need to put on your webpage to help do this:

<a href="http://www.wethepeoplefoundation.org/UPDATE/misc2008/ChicagoTribune-ObamaLtr-Nov-2008.pdf" title="is obama a US citizen?">obama citizen</a>

Copy and paste all the text highlighted in yellow to put a link on your page.
22 posted on 12/01/2008 12:36:57 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

BTTT


23 posted on 12/01/2008 12:38:50 AM PST by DollyCali (Don't tell GOD how big your storm is -- Telhttp://aycu12.webshol the storm how B-I-G your God is!)
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To: koraz

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/29/technology/29google.html?_r=1


24 posted on 12/01/2008 2:17:17 AM PST by Mojave (http://barackobamajokes.googlepages.com/obama_funny)
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To: LucyT

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2140648/posts

#19


25 posted on 12/01/2008 2:35:51 AM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM)
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To: DollyCali
Here's a whole thread on how to Google-bomb Obama and push this issue to the top of the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs).

Google Bomb Obama

26 posted on 12/01/2008 3:28:40 AM PST by Bon mots
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I just checked and there are now 3,000 hits on google. This thread is the first hit. Are we making progress?


27 posted on 12/01/2008 4:33:01 AM PST by koraz
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To: koraz
Hmmmm... this THREAD shouldn't be the first hit, but the articles about Obama's birth certificate should be, preferably the advert!

It usually takes some time for it to work. We'll know for sure in a week.

I'm in the process of putting a whole slew of Google Bombs in my profile, in fact, we should all do that!

Anybody have other ideas for good Google bombs?

I'm putting in the Obama BC one and the Hillary Shrew bomb I just made up above - just for fun.

28 posted on 12/01/2008 4:43:27 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: FARS; AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Thanks FARS.


29 posted on 12/01/2008 8:25:34 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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like this?

"Chicago Tribune""Obama""ad""December 1, 2008"
Google

30 posted on 12/01/2008 8:28:30 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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To: Bon mots; LucyT
Thanks Bon Mots.
obama citizen

31 posted on 12/01/2008 8:30:22 AM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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To: SunkenCiv; Calpernia; Fred Nerks; null and void; pissant; george76; PhilDragoo; Candor7; Polarik; ..

Thanks SunkenCiv.

Ping.


32 posted on 12/01/2008 8:47:25 AM PST by LucyT (.......................Don't go wobbly now.......................)
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To: LucyT; SE Mom; Bahbah; penelopesire; Miss Didi; rodguy911; Grampa Dave; gpapa; pissant; Velveeta; ..

~~DING .. MSNBC board ..title obviously is
incorrect, but there’s 31 pages of comments
on a site whose network refuses to discuss it.

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Obama must provide birth certificate by 12-1

370 messages - 51 authors - last updated 12/01/08 11:02 AM

http://tinyurl.com/5gd5t3


33 posted on 12/01/2008 9:32:45 AM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: LucyT; SE Mom; Bahbah; penelopesire; Miss Didi; rodguy911; Grampa Dave; gpapa; pissant; Velveeta; ..

Obama Fomenting A Constitutional Crisis: Constitutional Lawyer Discusses Ramifications Of Controversy

By John P. Connolly, The Bulletin
12/01/2008

http://www.thebulletin.us/site/news.cfm?newsid=20210273

Excerpt:

Controversy continues to surround President-elect Barack Obama’s eligibility to serve as president, and a case involving his birth certificate waits for its day before the U.S. Supreme Court. A constitutional lawyer said were it to be discovered that Mr. Obama is not a natural-born U.S. citizen, it would have grave consequences for the nation.

According to the Constitution, a president must be a natural born citizen of the U.S. Mr. Obama’s critics have failed to force him legally to produce his original birth certificate, and Mr. Obama has resisted any attempt to make him do so. Currently, only Hawaii Department of Health officials have access to Mr. Obama’s original records.

Some of Mr. Obama’s critics have said he was born in Kenya and have claimed he is a citizen of Kenya, Indonesia, or even a British subject.

Edwin Vieira, a constitutional lawyer who has practiced for 30 years and holds four degrees from Harvard, said if it were to be discovered Mr. Obama were not eligible for the presidency, it would cause many problems. They would be compounded if his ineligibility were discovered after he had been in office for a period of time.

“Let’s assume he wasn’t born in the U.S.,” Mr. Vieira told The Bulletin. “What’s the consequence? He will not be eligible. That means he cannot be elected validly.

The people and the Electoral College cannot overcome this and the House of Representatives can’t make him president. So what’s the next step? He takes the oath of office, and assuming he’s aware he’s not a citizen, then it’s a perjured oath.”

Any appointments made by an ineligible president would have to be recalled, and their decisions would be invalidated.

“He may have nominated people to different positions; he may have nominated people to the judicial branch, who may have been confirmed, they may have gone out on executive duty and done various things,” said Mr. Vieira. “The people that he’s put into the judicial branch may have decided cases, and all of that needs to be unzipped.”

Mr. Vieira said Obama supporters should be the ones concerned about the case, because Mr. Obama’s platform would be discredited it he were forced to step down from the presidency later due to his ineligibility, were it to be discovered.

“Let’s say we go a year into this process, and it all turns out to be a flim-flam,” said Mr. Vieira. “What’s the nation’s reaction to that? What’s going to be the reaction in the next U.S. election? God knows. It has almost revolutionary consequences, if you think about it.”


34 posted on 12/01/2008 9:38:19 AM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: STARWISE; potlatch; SE Mom; LucyT; pissant; devolve; PhilDragoo; Kevmo; Fred Nerks
No problem with the exception of these nervous twitches, I have everything under control!


35 posted on 12/01/2008 9:43:53 AM PST by Grampa Dave (This is the link to Leo Donofrio's new website: http://thenaturalborncitizen.blogspot.com)
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To: koraz; Cindy

Maybe the Mods can amend your post to the search links in #4.

Your link did not get to the ChiTrib ad.


36 posted on 12/01/2008 9:44:20 AM PST by dervish (an armed citizenry would have helped in Mumbai)
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To: STARWISE
He's been a constitutional lawyer for 30 years and he says that "The people and the Electoral College cannot overcome this?"

The Electoral College would not be bound by any laws to cast their votes for Obama. Basically, they have a "Gentlemen's agreement" to vote for OBama, but by no means do they have to do so. PLUS, the courts can enjoin them from ever voting.

37 posted on 12/01/2008 9:54:49 AM PST by Polarik
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To: STARWISE

“Obama must provide birth certificate by 12-1”

Don’t think so. Just has to respond to the Court per Justice Souter’s order. Believe his response is to deal with “why Berg’s case should not be heard”. Please correct me if I am wrong. Thanks!


38 posted on 12/01/2008 9:56:15 AM PST by seekthetruth
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To: koraz; Cindy; STARWISE; Enchante; Ernest_at_the_Beach; PhilDragoo; nutmeg; neverdem

This is the search link in Yahoo. Easy to use and easy to “light up links”.

http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=utf-8&fr=slv8-hptb5&p=Chicago%20Tribune%20Ad%20demands%20Obama%20prove%20citizenship&type=


39 posted on 12/01/2008 10:00:53 AM PST by Grampa Dave (This is the link to Leo Donofrio's new website: http://thenaturalborncitizen.blogspot.com)
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To: seekthetruth

That’s what I said in my ping:

“MSNBC board ..title obviously is
incorrect”


40 posted on 12/01/2008 10:11:31 AM PST by STARWISE ((They (Dims) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author)
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To: STARWISE

Thanks, STARWISE

Ping


41 posted on 12/01/2008 11:11:08 AM PST by Iowan
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To: Polarik

I think you misuderstood. He meant that the electoral college cannot overcome Obama’s ineligibility and vote him in anyways.


42 posted on 12/01/2008 12:03:23 PM PST by piytar
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To: koraz

“Chicago Tribune””Obama””ad””December 1, 2008” it came up 6th on the list.

“Chicago Tribune””Obama””ad””open letter” it came up first.


43 posted on 12/01/2008 5:59:14 PM PST by Ellendra (Most eco-freaks wouldn't know nature if it bit them on the butt . . . and it often does!)
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To: Ellendra

Yes, it moved throughout the day! And, there are now over 21,000 hits — up from 620 last night.

It looks like the story got some legs today. I wonder if it is enough.


44 posted on 12/01/2008 6:58:11 PM PST by koraz
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To: Cindy

Thanks for posting the link. From 700 hits to 4.15M in one day. That’s hitting the radar!

Results 1 - 10 of about 4,150,000


45 posted on 12/01/2008 10:24:46 PM PST by Kevmo (Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: Kevmo

You’re very welcome Kevmo.


46 posted on 12/01/2008 10:47:12 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Unfortunately, it appears that your link includes articles where that publication endorsed Obama. It probably didn’t generate what you intended...


47 posted on 12/01/2008 10:50:45 PM PST by Kevmo (Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: Kevmo

I wasn’t intending anything...just trying to help you all out.


48 posted on 12/01/2008 10:52:15 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy; SunkenCiv

Looks like SunkenCiv already came to the rescue on post #30. Civ is easily one of my favorite freepers.

Results 1 - 10 of about 3,230 for “Chicago Tribune””Obama””ad””December 1, 2008”. (0.21 seconds)


49 posted on 12/01/2008 10:55:57 PM PST by Kevmo (Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: Kevmo

Well, just delete any of my posts on this thread that doesn’t work for you.

Just hit the abuse button and let the moderator know.

You have a good evening.


50 posted on 12/01/2008 11:03:47 PM PST by Cindy
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