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Obama, Alinsky, and Scapegoats
American Thinker ^ | April 24, 2009 | James Lewis

Posted on 04/24/2009 6:08:59 PM PDT by neverdem

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To: CaptRon
Mskes me wonder how our side can take advantage of this. Only thing holding us back is our decency and lack of duplicitousness.

Alinsky's technique plays to the "have nots". People who have nothing and will do anything to change the situation. Alinsky gains the sympathy of his audience by expressing antipathy against a target within the bounds of experience of his audience. He is careful never to offend the intended audience. Alinsky had no moral objection to violating the law...if it achieved his objectives.

The technique doesn't work well with the "haves" or the "have some, want some more". They have something to lose. They understand that violating the law will cost them.

61 posted on 04/26/2009 8:57:04 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: neverdem

Wow. That is an awesome article.


62 posted on 04/26/2009 9:50:18 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: GOPJ

That is an awesome articles


63 posted on 04/26/2009 9:50:53 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: GOPJ

Notice that Obama is keeping GWB in the news even now and it’s working. The public is not asking where all those stimulus jobs Obama prtomised are.


64 posted on 04/27/2009 5:01:11 AM PDT by sickoflibs (RNC Party Theme : "We may be socialists, but they are Marxists!")
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To: sickoflibs
Notice that Obama is keeping GWB in the news ...

You're giving Obama credit where no credit is due. The MSM is keeping GWB in the news.

If GWB had tried to keep Clinton "in the news" it wouldn't have worked. Reporters don't carry water for Republicans.

In short - it takes two to tango - and the MSM does NOT dance with us...

65 posted on 04/27/2009 8:31:20 AM PDT by GOPJ (We sleep safe..because rough men stand ready..to visit violence on those who would do us harm-Orwell)
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To: GOPJ

I agree with you on the MSM -Obama love-in, BUT it is still somewhat of a “conservative” cop-out used on talk radio to let GWB off the hook. GWB purposefully was kind to Clinton(Remember the Sept 11 commission hearings???) , but Obama is strategically blaming GWB for everything bad now, to make republicans guilty by association. Example, the media will ask how ANY republican can oppose deficit spending after GWB and TARP. Any job losses are defined as republican economy job losses, but government jobs are created Obama jobs. Keeping GWB alive keeps Obama popular. Republicans/we are paying a steep price for anything they/we may have got out of GWB, especially the past two years.

BTW : republicans complaining about Clinton in 2008 was lame and could NEVER work. By then any bad deals GWB cut with Pelosi on wasteful big government deficit spending was going to be GWB legacy, not Clinton or Carter.


66 posted on 04/27/2009 8:55:57 AM PDT by sickoflibs (RNC Party Theme : "We may be socialists, but they are Marxists!")
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To: GeronL; kellynla; Tennessee Nana; ForGod'sSake; HiJinx; bcsco; kristinn
That is an awesome article...

You're right. Ping.

67 posted on 04/27/2009 9:00:57 AM PDT by GOPJ (We sleep safe..because rough men stand ready..to visit violence on those who would do us harm-Orwell)
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To: GOPJ; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

Ping!


68 posted on 04/27/2009 12:00:37 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support Our Troops ~ www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil ~)
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To: neverdem

BTTT...


69 posted on 04/28/2009 12:30:34 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Life is but a big granola bar.)
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To: neverdem

I’d sure like to find a copy of that book...but I will NOT buy a new one...


70 posted on 04/28/2009 12:34:27 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Life is but a big granola bar.)
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To: DeweyCA
Anyone who is a Christian and doesn’t see the devilish methods that BO uses is really naive.

Yep!!!!

71 posted on 04/28/2009 1:04:04 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Life is but a big granola bar.)
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To: DeweyCA
I have told some of my Sunday School students that BO purposefully incites envy, jealousy and hate, the very antithesis of Christian virtues. Anyone who is a Christian and doesn’t see the devilish methods that BO uses is really naive.

Dead on.

Self-absorbtion is the antithesis of Godliness and in many ways synonymous with sin. The devil's primary tool is the exploitation of self-absorbtion and its corollaries: hate, jealousy, envy, xenophobia, class, identity politics, etc.

Political liberalism is likewise rooted in the exploitation of self-absorbed class envy, masked under a cloak of compassion. Clinton was good at this. Obama its master. Feminism. Race-baiting. Immigrant-pandering. Rich-bashing. All these are rooted in vile victim politics.

Jesus Christ was disinterested in any form of these things. He didn't give a whit whether you were free or slave, rich or poor, black or white, oppressed or oppressor, suffering or healthy. He was interested solely in your devotion to God and the fate of your soul. Never your class or status or moving you from one category to another.

Christ spoke often of kings, rulers, rich men, the oppressed and the poor, but never saw individuals in terms of class relationships. Christ never advocated any form of political or social tranformation.

72 posted on 05/05/2009 2:12:22 PM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: Foxbatx

PING))))))


73 posted on 05/05/2009 2:46:45 PM PDT by Canedawg (Support and defend the Constitution, and fight back against the Idiocracy.)
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To: EternalVigilance
Republicans are nothing but a big pile of mush.

This is exactly right. Thanks.

I told the RPV caller today, "I'm not supporting the Republican Party -- until further notice."

74 posted on 05/05/2009 3:23:00 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: neverdem

Great article. Bump.


75 posted on 05/05/2009 3:38:59 PM PDT by Emile ("If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything" -- Unknown)
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To: neverdem

bookmark for later.


76 posted on 05/05/2009 5:16:58 PM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: MHGinTN

I managed to watch Idol and read this... ;) CHILLING reading but it is all there. The thing that really turned me was when I heard about his work against infanticide, not “just” abortion. He is so much worse than the average Dem it is frightening. It does not help that he is young and black and speaks well at times. He fools so many people and he is doing evil.


77 posted on 05/05/2009 6:55:23 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama/Bush rules: http://www.hhs.gov/pandemicflu/plan/pdf/HHSPandemicInfluenzaPlan.pdf)
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To: PghBaldy

He worked to—on four occasions—protect infanticide, not work against it. Obowma has a very wicked soul, a rotted soul that will do anything, tell any lie, or use anything to empower himself. Truly ‘the father of lies, a murderer from the start’ is his father now. It breaks my old heart to see so many black people taken in by this wicked man, supporting him regardless of what they are shown of his evil.


78 posted on 05/05/2009 7:48:48 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: neverdem

May bump - this is an all time great one!


79 posted on 05/05/2009 7:54:30 PM PDT by GOPJ (Pinch Sulzberger,it so predictably turns out,is only a liberal with other people's money.Howie Carr)
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To: neverdem

The fact that the President is:

1.) A disciple of an astoundingly and incredibly amoral and immoral author like Saul Alinsky who dedicated the pinnacle of his life’s work (Rules for Radicals) to, amongst other thngs, Satan. This was widely known before the election, but seemed to make no difference to voters. If there was ever an indication of moral rot, it is his admiration for this evil man and his book.

2.) A close personal friend with a Black Theologian racist “Reverend” Wright who thinks the white people in this country invented AIDS to kill black people, donated thousands of dollars to this man’s “church” as he sat in the pews nodding with agreement all those years before the light of the public shined for a fleeting instant on that rathole.

3.) A is a close associate of a terrorist like Bill Ayers and his like in the Weathermen who thought a reasonable price to pay would be to kill millions of Americans who wouldn’t buy into their radical plans once they took power, not to mention Bernadine Dohrn who thought the sticking of a fork by murderers into the slain body of a pregnant woman was a fabulous thing. Do any of YOU out there have friends like this? Do you even KNOW anyone like this? THESE people are close friends and associates of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Think about that for a minute.

4.) Has vowed on recorded film to gut our military

5.) Has cravenly and subordinately bowed at the waist a la POW Dick Stratton (who did his heroic bow for patriotic reasons) to a Saudi King, something NEVER before done by a US President.


80 posted on 05/05/2009 9:11:47 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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