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Report on White House Briefing On Art 12 May 200
white house briefing ^ | 06/03/09 | White House

Posted on 09/21/2009 2:59:33 AM PDT by machogirl

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Pinging to this thread in anticipation of the Breitbart revelation to come later today on the NEA.

51 posted on 09/21/2009 7:36:48 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (ObaMugabe is turning this country into another Zimbabwe as fast as he can with media's help.)
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Sounds good. That briefing is really, really interesting. The plans they have for America. The NEA guy wants to ‘reinvent’ the NEA, of course with lefty agendas.

52 posted on 09/21/2009 7:44:30 AM PDT by machogirl
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To read later

53 posted on 09/21/2009 8:08:39 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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It’s a really mind-blowing read. I don’t think that I’m understating it at all.

54 posted on 09/21/2009 8:15:52 AM PDT by machogirl
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direct link to PDF of meeting on 5-12

55 posted on 09/21/2009 8:32:58 AM PDT by machogirl
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Bump and a h/t to you on Big Hollywood:

56 posted on 09/21/2009 3:18:12 PM PDT by Nickname
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Barf... The Office of Valerie Jarrett has taken over the effort to push this - Mitzi Something (a Valerie Jarrett aide) is fronting.

57 posted on 09/21/2009 3:18:26 PM PDT by PIF
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yes! i might have a shot in a couple years of being in the “royal order of the alpha freeper”.

58 posted on 09/21/2009 3:21:02 PM PDT by machogirl
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Valerie Jarrett has her hands everywhere, and I though Hillary was good. Hill looks like a Girl Scout compared to this.

59 posted on 09/21/2009 3:23:04 PM PDT by machogirl
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Right, but the point is that this time it is not coming from some low level staffer at the NEA, but coming directly from the WH, ie Hussein.
60 posted on 09/21/2009 3:59:19 PM PDT by PIF
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from valerie jarrett’s ear into barack’s.
the WH people told these 60 peeps in May whom to speak to and whom had Barack’s ear.

is valerie jarrett a mother figure to Barack?

(nice sized pdf link)

Mike Strautmanis directed our attention to key people with whom to foster relationships: Kareem
Dale, who was appointed to deal with the arts specifically; and Valerie Jarrett, a close confidante
and advisor to the First Family, who connects directly to the Oval Office.
He also introduced Yosi Sergant, who was instrumental in arranging the briefing. Yosi had just left
the Office of Public Engagement to serve as Communications Director at the National
Endowment for the Arts (NEA), noting that he represents the commitment to bring in people not
traditionally part of the political process to share their talents and skills. He recognized that Yosi’s
efforts had made the campaign soar with arts work beyond what could have happened with
traditional political consultants. With Yosi and Anita Decker (Director of Government Affairs at the
NEA) in place, he explained, people very close to the President are involved in the effort.
“Q: William Cleveland, Center for the Study of Art & Community, noted that he appreciated
Strautmanis’s words about seeking advice, input and connections. He suggested the people in
the room equaled a think tank to serve the administration’s aims, and asked how in practical
terms we could connect to the administration’s policy work.
A: Mike Strautmanis described two paths. First, there are formal, set pieces of work such as the
healthcare debate, efforts to reduce energy costs and the commitment to community service. In
these areas, the administration wants to bring people in informally to advise and offer
perspectives and to receive updates on impact. The administration wants to know what’s missing
or doesn’t make sense, and will reach out periodically as issues come up.
Second, through Kareem Dale, there is a conduit to the White House and the Obama
Administration, to initiate contact and stay in touch via email and phone. The administration has
an agenda, but there are things activists know and are involved in that the administration can’t
know directly, such as ways to communicate with people and how to motivate them culturally.”

***I just noted this little gem that I hadn’t before. Notice the word WHITE.

A: Joseph Reinstein noted that the Office of Legal Affairs has sometimes been annoyed at the
Social Secretary’s office restricting the number of politicos who can come to events to make room
for others. Music students and faculty from Berkeley, Julliard and Oberlin attended the Stevie
Wonder tribute, for instance. Part of delivering on the promise to be the people’s house, he told
us, is to be responsive to the community and public, so inclusion is a major objective and
criterion for every event. The guest list is no longer just VIP and white.

61 posted on 09/21/2009 4:14:46 PM PDT by machogirl
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“is valerie jarrett a mother figure to Barack?”

She's his handler... standing in for the radical Marxist, Chicago elite and just following the program set in motion years ago designed to destroy the USA - it is that just now they are beginning to use the artsy crowd to design the propaganda under implied threat of losing their Federal funding.

There is an upcoming show on TV - I can't remember which channel - maybe Discovery - highlighting the rise of American Fascists and Nazis. Probably will have shots of Tea Parties included.

62 posted on 09/21/2009 4:51:09 PM PDT by PIF
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sort of the puppeteer and the puppet?

63 posted on 09/21/2009 5:03:51 PM PDT by machogirl
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A handler is primarily a go between, but also takes on nursemade duties if necessary. The handlee only does what he has been trained to do, nothing more. The real puppeteer is off stage - the handler merely stands in for the puppeteer. But Hussein is certainly a puppet.

Sunday at 9pm is the “American Nazis” show on Nat. Geo channel.

64 posted on 09/22/2009 2:55:12 AM PDT by PIF
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