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THEY'RE ALL COMMUNISTS (BINGO!)
townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2009 | Laura Hollis

Posted on 10/22/2009 6:10:22 AM PDT by kellynla

Back when people were tippy-toeing around the “s” word (“socialist”), and before he was elected, I called out Obama’s basic political inclinations for what they are - communist.

Though plenty pooh-poohed this, and called it extreme or unsubstantiated, there was ample proof in Obama’s own writings, his interviews, and the political leanings of his mentors (Saul Alinsky, Frank Marshall Davis), his pastor (Jeremiah Wright) and his friends. It’s absurd to hear people say now that Obama is governing differently than he campaigned. If you think that, you weren’t listening.

But those who still harbor any doubts need only look at his team of “advisors.”

White House Communications Director Anita Dunn is the most recent Obamirror. In the address so many have been airing recently, she offered Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong as an inspiration to students who might need to “figure out how to do things that have never been done before.” Well, golly - a man who “figured out” how to murder 70 million Chinese certainly gets points for novelty.

Before Dunn, it was ousted “green jobs czar” Van Jones, a self-admitted communist.

“Science czar” John Holdren has written of the possible need (and constitutionality) of mandatory sterilization and forced abortions to forestall whatever crisis du jour he and his colleagues Paul and Anne Ehrlich were predicting back in the 1970s (The coming ice age! Catastrophic food shortages! Death to billions!)

“Regulatory czar” Cass Sunstein has argued in favor of government regulations banning hunting and eating meat, humans representing animals in court to protect their “rights,” government intervention to ensure that the “constitutional guarantee of free speech is adequately serving democratic goals,” (whatever those are) and “libertarian paternalism,” whereby government controls the choices you make. (Late comedian George Carlin would have had a field day with that oxymoronic suggestion.)

And none of this even mentions the laundry list of tax cheats.

These appointments are routinely characterized as amateurish leadership; examples of poor vetting. This would be laughable were it not so obviously false. How many of Obama’s advisors have to be exposed as communists and Marxists before some of the duller-witted among us admit not only that there is a pattern here, but that it is deliberate, and reflects the leanings of the White House?

Connect the dots, people. It’s not that Jones, Dunn, Sunstein et al were not properly vetted; it’s that they were. It’s not that Obama wasn’t familiar enough with their viewpoints; it’s that he was. These people were not chosen despite their views; they were chosen precisely because their views coincide with Obama’s own. If it walks like a communist, talks like a communist, and espouses state control in the name of “the people” like a communist, it’s a communist.

In February of this year, Newsweek giddily proclaimed, “We are all socialists now!” But Obama is no mere socialist. A socialist just wants your money; a communist wants complete control of your life. Some questioned the tone of my October 2008 column when I wrote it; how temperate it looks now in light of the first nine months of the Obama administration.

Obama has nationalized banks and car companies, fired the chief executive of a major corporation, appointed unaccountable ministers to set salaries for executives in private industry, castigated and threatened secured bondholders and run roughshod over their contract rights in favor of political patronage, spent nearly a trillion dollars in “stimulus” legislation that was loaded with payback and pork, proposed “cap-and-trade” legislation that will confiscate American wealth and transfer it to third world nations, many of whom are run by leftist dictators. And his pièce de résistance would be a government takeover of the entire health care industry in the United States, the crowbar by which government will be forced into every aspect of our lives from birth to death.

All of this has been accomplished by deceit, trumped up indignation, and demonization of private enterprise and business leaders – classic Marxist propaganda. But it is still not enough. Too many Americans still oppose Obama’s attempts to take over the American health care industry (54% according to the latest Rasmussen poll). Over 40% now “strongly disapprove” of Obama’s performance as President. Hundreds of thousands have turned out at “tea parties,” townhalls, and a march on Washington. Resistance is growing.

Obama knows that Americans who favor limited government, personal liberty, free market exchange, and individual responsibility opt to get their news and commentary outside the controlled Pravda press that has cast him as a “god,” and pitches his statist agenda adoringly. Thus, because every good communist knows you must have a stranglehold on the media, he has now launched a full-scale attack on Fox News, and other media that refuse to toe his party line.

This is right out of the Marxist-Leninist playbook, as is Obama’s methodology. In the style of history’s most talented dictators, Obama remains above the fray, having thugs, well-meaning but ignorant “social justice” Christians, leftist theorists, and political hacks to make his arguments and do his dirty work for him.

Still, there are those who cannot square Obama’s admittedly leftist leanings with his reluctance to vocally support the Iranian protestors, his shunning the Dalai Lama, his obsequious bow to the Saudi king, embrace of Hugo Chavez, and defense of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya (whose disregard for the constraints of the Honduran constitution was the reason for his ouster).

Anyone struggling with that perceived inconsistency does not understand the difference between traditional liberalism and communism. The communist – like every other utopian ideologue - is always, at his core, an authoritarian. Professing to love and do all for “the people” is a transparent cover for loathing of “the people” and complete disdain for their choices, as Obama, his comrades in Congress, and his shills in the media have demonstrated toward Americans over and over again. Representative government is a farce and a façade for these people. It doesn’t matter what you want; we know better than you.

Time was, those accused of communist sympathies would deny it. Today’s Marxists brazenly say, “Yes, we can!” Perhaps too much time has passed since the last leftist barbarian starved, imprisoned, or slaughtered millions of his own people in the fruitless pursuit of utopia. Perhaps Obama & Co. are allowed to get away with this because our Pravda press views Obamunism as a “kinder, gentler” sort of communism than that responsible for the deaths of 100 million people in the past 90 years or so. Or perhaps people cannot believe that a fatherless boy from a difficult background, a man willing to reveal all in heartfelt autobiographies, a gifted speaker inspiring such admiration – could possibly pose a threat to the freest nation in the world.

This is foolhardy. The people Obama has handpicked to advise him share his willful ignorance of human nature and his arrogant sense of moral superiority. Those two traits, more so than any others, power the “ends justify the means” ethos that has been behind some of the bloodiest excesses in human history. And that same history is filled with examples where oppression was accompanied by inspiring tales of hardships overcome, ghost-written autobiographies, soaring rhetoric, and a population willing to enshrine the Leader as a godlike figure.

And ultimately, it isn’t – or rather, it shouldn’t be – about Barack Obama the individual. He may be the kindest man one could hope to meet. But the drafters of our Constitution understood something fundamental: that the best protection against oppression lies in a government with limits, not the benevolent personality of whoever happens to be in office at the time. Throwing away our liberty hand over fist because Obama seems like a basically decent guy is precisely what the Founding Fathers warned against. (And for the record, I personally place no confidence in a man who views our Constitution as “flawed,” precisely because it limits his power.)

There were few who remarked with astonishment at a President whose inaugural address was themed around “remaking America.” But millions wondered in breathless anticipation what this “remade” America would look like. Just look at Obama’s role models, and the role models of his appointees and political supporters, and you’ll know. Obama’s remade America would look like Cuba. North Korea. The former Soviet Union. Venezuela. Cambodia. Myanmar. China.

“Communism” is a term that may be outdated. Fine. Whatever you choose to call it – totalitarianism, authoritarianism, liberalism, progressivism, statism, libertarian paternalism – it is the same mindset. Like a virus, the change of name is just a mutation of the same ideas that threaten to destroy the body politic.


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1 posted on 10/22/2009 6:10:22 AM PDT by kellynla
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To: kellynla

BTTT


2 posted on 10/22/2009 6:10:56 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: kellynla

Obammunism ...


3 posted on 10/22/2009 6:13:02 AM PDT by Tarpon (To destroy the people's liberties, you poison their morals ...)
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To: kellynla
Great article...and past time to start calling these leftwing thugs as the Alinsky communists that they are.

Conservatives MUST stop playing "polite & decent" and begin fighting dirty against those that ALWAYS fight dirty. It's life or death time. Literally!

Gun. Knife fight.

4 posted on 10/22/2009 6:16:37 AM PDT by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: kellynla

“We’re all political prisoners now.”

- JP


5 posted on 10/22/2009 6:16:44 AM PDT by Josh Painter ("Government cannot make you happy or healthy or wealthy or wise." - Sarah Heath Palin)
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To: kellynla

I would tend to think he’s more of a fascist, but I’m sure he has no qualms with communism either.


6 posted on 10/22/2009 6:18:10 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Hope....Change...Bullsh*t)
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To: reagan_fanatic
I would tend to think he’s more of a fascist, but I’m sure he has no qualms with communism either.

Potato...Potahto!

7 posted on 10/22/2009 6:19:23 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: kellynla
A socialist just wants your money; a communist wants complete control of your life.

And your death. That's their true ambition. The slaughter of millions. The enslavement of millions more. History is my witness.

8 posted on 10/22/2009 6:19:59 AM PDT by Noumenon (Work that AQT - turn ammunition into skill. No tyrant can maintain a 300 yard perimeter forever.)
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To: kellynla

BTTT


9 posted on 10/22/2009 6:20:12 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: kellynla

You got that right, sister!


10 posted on 10/22/2009 6:20:45 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: kellynla

“It’s not that Jones, Dunn, Sunstein et al were not properly vetted; it’s that they were. It’s not that Obama wasn’t familiar enough with their viewpoints; it’s that he was. These people were not chosen despite their views; they were chosen precisely because their views coincide with Obama’s own.”


11 posted on 10/22/2009 6:21:45 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: kellynla

“Obama is a radical communist and I think it is becoming clear. He is going to destroy this country and we are either going to stop him or the United States of America is going to cease to exist.”

- Alan Keyes


12 posted on 10/22/2009 6:21:51 AM PDT by muddler
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To: reagan_fanatic

The difference between fascism and communism is inconsequential to the individual.

These AUTHORITARIAN COLLECTIVISTS want to make all decisions for you, substitute your goals with their goals, and punish you for disobeying or making any decision that is not “approved”.


13 posted on 10/22/2009 6:23:24 AM PDT by MrB (The only difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Noumenon

A socialist is just someone who is unwilling (yet) to commit mass murder in order to take the fruits of your labor.


14 posted on 10/22/2009 6:24:25 AM PDT by MrB (The only difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: MrB
“Socialism is just Communism sold by the drink.”
P.J.O'Rourke
15 posted on 10/22/2009 6:29:57 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla

Obama and friends are using the Cloward/Piven strategy to crash the economy, rewrite the constitution and remake the US into a Utopian paradise.


16 posted on 10/22/2009 6:30:51 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: kellynla

Obama has perfect cover right now.

I’m convinced, absolutely 100% convinced he’s a communist. Of the people I talk to, there are two reactions:

Older folks tend to look at me like I’m nuts, and consider calling Obama a communist too extreme.

Younger people tend to look at me with a “so what” expression. Younger people have come through a socialist controlled school system, and don’t see anything wrong with communism.

I’m on the back 9 of life, but our kids are in deep do do.


17 posted on 10/22/2009 6:30:55 AM PDT by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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To: kellynla

What’s remarkable is how far behind Free Republic these so-called ‘intellectuals’ are.


18 posted on 10/22/2009 6:36:46 AM PDT by raptor29
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To: MrB
A communist is a socialist with your gun.
19 posted on 10/22/2009 6:40:22 AM PDT by Noumenon (Work that AQT - turn ammunition into skill. No tyrant can maintain a 300 yard perimeter forever.)
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To: kellynla; All
Here's Obama's "Communication Director", Anita Dunn, praising mass-murderer Mao Tse Tung and his communist revolution before an audience of graduating ** high-schoolers**! (St. Andrews Episcopal school at the Washington National Cathedral). A video link is provided at the end of this post.

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Anita Dunn: "The third lesson and tip actually comes from two of my favorite political philosophers, Mao Tse Tung and Mother Teresa. Not often coupled with each other, but the two people that I turn to most to basically deliver a simple point, which is: You're going to make choices. ... But here's the deal: These are your choices; they are no one else's.

"In 1947, when Mao Tse Tung was being challenged within his own party on his own plan to basically take China over, Chiang Kai-Shek and the nationalist Chinese held the cities, they had the army. ... They had everything on their side. And people said 'How can you win? How can you do this against all of the odds against you?'

"And Mao Tse Tung says, 'You fight your war and I'll fight mine.' You don't have to accept the definition of how to do things. ... You fight your war, you let them fight theirs. Everybody has their own path."..."

[The following is NOT from Anita Dunn. It's from the author of the linked CNS News article...]

Policies implemented under Mao Tse Tung, including the civil war, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and persecution in Tibet, among other policies, led to death of an estimated 65 million people, according to The Black Book of Communism (Harvard University Press), which is considered by scholars as one of the best sources on communist atrocities.

Mao also outlawed religion and sent at least 2.5 million people to “re-education camps,” called “laogai,” which were similar to the slave-labor camps in the Gulag of the Soviet Union. An estimated 1,000 laogai reportedly are still in operation today

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/55665
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Beck Plays Explosive Video of WH Communications Director (Anita Dunn) Praising Mao (and his revolution):
http://www.breitbart.tv/beck-plays-explosive-video-of-wh-communications-director-praising-mao/

20 posted on 10/22/2009 6:40:35 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: All
RE: Obama's (former) "Green Jobs Czar", Van Jones

Van Jones became a revolutionary communist following the 1992 L.A./Rodney King Riots (58 dead)
various sources

Posted on Sunday, September 06, 2009 10:19:07 AM by ETL

"Jones was arrested during the L.A. riots and spent a short time in jail. "I met all these young radical people of color," he recalls, 'I mean really radical: communists and anarchists. And it was, like, "This is what I need to be a part of." I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary.'..."

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2333342/posts
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From David Horowitz's FrontpageMag.com /DiscoverTheNetworks.org:

"Throughout its history, one of RCP's [Revolutionary Communist Party] principal objectives has been to foment civil unrest in the United States. The most notable example of such efforts occurred on April 29, 1992, when RCP members looted and trashed the downtown and government districts of Los Angeles, triggering the infamous Rodney King riots. During the days immediately preceding the violence, RCP -- which maintained close ties to the L.A. gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods -- had circulated throughout South Central Los Angeles a leaflet featuring a statement by RCP National Spokesman Carl Dix, titled 'It's Right To Rebel' -- a quote popularized by Mao Zedong.

Encouraged by Dix, RCP activists helped lead the riots that would leave 58 people dead, more than 2,300 people injured, some 5,300 buildings burned, and $1 billion in property damaged or destroyed. On the ten-year anniversary of the rioting, RCP member Joseph Veale fondly recalled the violence as 'the most beautiful, the most heroic civil action in the history of the United States.'"
http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6197

21 posted on 10/22/2009 6:41:38 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: kellynla

The Obama crowd is so narrow-minded, so set in their ways, that they can’t recognize that the policies they espouse failed big time in the last century. They’re in denial.


22 posted on 10/22/2009 6:41:54 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: brownsfan

“Obama has perfect cover right now.”

And anyone who disagrees with him is a “Racist!”


23 posted on 10/22/2009 6:42:49 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: All

For all you'll ever need or want to know about Wright's
RACIST, COMMUNIST "Black Liberation Theology",
see my FR Home page:
http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/

Hint...

"Their founding document [the Weather Underground's] called for the establishment of a "white fighting force" to be allied with the "Black Liberation Movement" and other "anti-colonial" movements[1] to achieve "the destruction of US imperialism and the achievement of a classless world: world communism."..."-Berger, Dan (2006). Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity. AK Press, 95.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weatherman_Underground#cite_ref-Berger_0-0

Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity (Paperback) by Dan Berger
http://www.amazon.com/Outlaws-America-Underground-Politics-Solidarity/dp/1904859410
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Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright and Dr. William Ayers
are greeted by Rebekah Levin with the Committee
for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine.
(Chuck Berman/Chicago Tribune / May 17, 2009)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-ayers_wrightmay18,0,6689521.story

24 posted on 10/22/2009 6:43:12 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: muddler

“Obama is a radical communist and I think it is becoming clear. He is going to destroy this country and we are either going to stop him or the United States of America is going to cease to exist.”

- Alan Keyes

We need to add a substantial number of treasonous congress critters to this statement as well. It’s not just Obama and his Czars that need to be stopped.


25 posted on 10/22/2009 6:44:40 AM PDT by Wolfhound77
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To: kellynla
"But those who still harbor any doubts need only look at his team of “advisors.”"

He claimed to be a Christian, but does he have any
advisors who are Christian?

His America hating Communist advisors are not people
who forced their way in on Obama, he chose them.
That speaks volumes.


26 posted on 10/22/2009 6:44:47 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Never stab a man in the back. Just stab him in the legs a couple of times, he'll turn around.)
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To: All
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From the website of the Communist Party, USA...
(prior to the election)

"The Communist Party USA views the 2008 elections as a tremendous opportunity to defeat the policies of the right-wing Republicans and to move our country in a new progressive direction.

The record turnout in the Democratic Presidential primary races shows that millions of voters, including millions of new voters, are using this election to bring about real change. We wholeheartedly agree with them."

http://cpusa.org/article/articleview/907/1/4/
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After the election....

A Landslide Mandate For Change

Congratulations on an extraordinary history making election!

We can think back with pride to decades of hard work toward our strategic goal of a big enough, broad enough and united enough labor and all-people’s movement that could overcome the ultra-right blockage to all progress. That all people’s movement has come to life, it is dynamic and it has the potential to keep growing.

The election of Barack Obama and a strengthened Congress creates new conditions in our country. There is now the possibility to shift gears and move forward. This new day requires us to further develop our tactics in order to continue to deepen and broaden labor and people’s unity.

There are thousands of experiences that we all have had in these momentous days, some large, some small, all of which express the enormity of change in thinking and readiness for involvement that is underway and that steels us for the battles ahead.

The tears of joy we all shared as crowds gathered to watch the election results here and throughout the world dramatize the new moment we are in.

http://cpusa.org/article/articleview/991/1/154/
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"Barack Obama told supporters that
'change has come to America' as he
claimed victory in a historic presidential election."

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/11/04/election.president/index.html
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July 1, 2009...

Change is Here, Change is Coming

Sam Webb, National Chair, Communist Party, USA:

Let me begin with a simple observation: If the last 30 years were an era of reaction, then the coming decade could turn into an era of reform, even radical reform. Six months into the Obama presidency, I would say without hesitation that the landscape, atmosphere, conversation, and agenda have strikingly changed compared to the previous eight years.

In this legislative session, we can envision winning a Medicare-like public option and then going further in the years ahead.

We can visualize passing tough regulatory reforms on the financial industry, which brought the economy to ruin.

We can imagine the troops coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan while U.S. representatives participate in a regional process that brings peace and stability to the entire region.

In the current political climate, the expansion of union rights becomes a real possibility.

Much the same can be said about winning a second stimulus bill, and we sure need one, given the still-rising rate, and likely long term persistence, of unemployment.

Isn’t it possible in the Obama era to create millions of green jobs in manufacturing and other sectors of the economy in tandem with an attack on global warming?

Can’t we envision taking new strides in the long journey for racial and gender equality in this new era, marked at its beginning by the election of the first African American to the presidency?

And isn’t the overhaul of the criminal justice and prison system – a system steeped in racism – no longer pie-in-the sky, but something that can be done in the foreseeable future?

All these things are within reach now!

http://www.cpusa.org/article/articleview/1054/1/27/
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"We are 5 days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America"
--B.H.Obama, 2008

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YouTube video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-k04caUt84&feature=related

A second video of same in case the first 'disappears' from YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cqN4NIEtOY

Yahoo search results for "Fundamentaly Transforming The United States Of America":
http://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=UTF-8&fr=moz35&p=%22Fundamentally+Transforming+The+United+States+Of+America%22&SpellState=n-2204099546_q-bsN.LA3I3%2F%2FdGaQgkeauogAAAA%40%40&fr2=sp-top
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Election Day 2008...

"Today, Americans decide on whether, in the words of Barack Obama last week, to 'fundamentally transform the United States of America.'

That is really what this election is about, even though most of those voting for Barack Obama do not want to fundamentally transform America. That is Barack Obama’s and the Democratic Party’s agenda."

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=29349

27 posted on 10/22/2009 6:47:18 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: kellynla

“Socialism is just Communism sold by the drink.”
P.J.O’Rourke

Communism is Socialism with a gun to your head.


28 posted on 10/22/2009 6:48:58 AM PDT by Semper Mark (Never stab a man in the back. Stab him in the leg, he'll turn around.)
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To: All
From Accuracy In Media | AIM.ORG...


Frank Marshall Davis

Obama’s Communist Mentor
AIM Column | By Cliff Kincaid | February 18, 2008

excerpt...

"through Frank Marshall Davis, Obama had an admitted relationship with someone who was publicly identified as a member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA). The record shows that Obama was in Hawaii from 1971-1979, where, at some point in time, he developed a close relationship, almost like a son, with Davis, listening to his 'poetry' and getting advice on his career path. But Obama, in his book, Dreams From My Father, refers to him repeatedly as just 'Frank.'

The reason is apparent: Davis was a known communist who belonged to a party subservient to the Soviet Union. In fact, the 1951 report of the Commission on Subversive Activities to the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii identified him as a CPUSA member. What's more, anti-communist congressional committees, including the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), accused Davis of involvement in several communist-front organizations."

Frank Chapman, a CPUSA supporter, has written a letter to the party newspaper hailing the Illinois senator's victory in the Iowa caucuses:

"Obama’s victory was more than a progressive move; it was a dialectical leap ushering in a qualitatively new era of struggle. Marx once compared revolutionary struggle with the work of the mole, who sometimes burrows so far beneath the ground that he leaves no trace of his movement on the surface. This is the old revolutionary 'mole,' not only showing his traces on the surface but also breaking through."
-People's Weekly World (PWW), official newspaper of the Communist Party, USA
http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/12302/1/405

AIM article: Obama’s Communist Mentor
http://www.aim.org/aim-column/obamas-communist-mentor/
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Obama’s Red Mentor Praised Red Army
AIM Report | By Cliff Kincaid | April 30, 2008

Barack Obama’s childhood mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, a member of the Moscow-controlled Communist Party USA (CPUSA), wrote a poem dedicated to the Soviet Red Army. “Smash on, victory-eating Red Army,” he declared. He also wrote poems attacking traditional Christianity and the work of Christian missionaries.

The “Red Army” poem goes beyond hoping for the communists to beat the Nazis in World War II and hails the Soviet revolution. It says:

Show the marveling multitudes
Americans, British, all your allied brothers
How strong you are
How great you are
How your young tree of new unity
Planted twenty-five years ago
Bears today the golden fruit of victory!

http://www.aim.org/aim-report/obamas-red-mentor-praised-red-army/
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Barack Obama, Frank Marshall Davis, Vernon Jarrett - One Degree of Seperation
New Zeal blog ^ | Oct 17, 2008 | Trevor Loudon
"Why did Barack Obama move to Chicago? Why did he choose a city famous for its corruption and distrust of outsiders as a launching pad for his political career? Did Obama's boyhood mentor, life long communist Frank Marshall Davis influence that choice?"
http://newzeal.blogspot.com/2008/10/obama-file-38-barack-obama-frank.html

29 posted on 10/22/2009 6:50:56 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: kellynla

Excellent post.


30 posted on 10/22/2009 6:51:06 AM PDT by jimt
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To: kellynla

He’s a communist. Ever since the 50’s people look at you as you are crazy if you say the word “communist.”
However, that’s the right word. Saying “progressive” “socialist” “democrat” just doesn’t hack it. The right word is communist.


31 posted on 10/22/2009 6:52:20 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Remember the USA when it was a great country?)
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To: kellynla

Those who support the Obamanist movement, have a mental disorder and are willing to suspend disbelief at the expense of the American people, national interest and inalienable rights. For selfishness and narcissistic behavior reign supreme as the importance of life, being the cabal of representatives for crimes against the human spirit, nature and are willing to sell millions of lives off enjoying a instant of convenience. Keep in mind, the only good Socialist, Marxist and Communist, are dead Socialists, Marxists and Communists; for each is party to being un-American!


32 posted on 10/22/2009 6:52:48 AM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: muddler

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DlTgrMCxPg


33 posted on 10/22/2009 6:59:06 AM PDT by danamco
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To: kellynla; _Jim; SE Mom; PLMerite; NoControllingLegalAuthority; guitarplayer1953; sionnsar; ...
Connect the dots, people. It’s not that Jones, Dunn, Sunstein et al were not properly vetted; it’s that they were. It’s not that Obama wasn’t familiar enough with their viewpoints; it’s that he was. These people were not chosen despite their views; they were chosen precisely because their views coincide with Obama’s own.

Important...

34 posted on 10/22/2009 6:59:59 AM PDT by GOPJ (Liberal NFL doesn't think Rush is good enough for them? They feel the same about us-BOYCOTT)
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To: kellynla

If anyone still think rosy about our Republic’s future are very naive and will one day wake up to see the United States of America being ruled like East Germany was !!!


35 posted on 10/22/2009 7:02:36 AM PDT by danamco
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To: kellynla

Bravo! Excellent article. I’m printing it out to share with friends.


36 posted on 10/22/2009 7:04:06 AM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: kellynla

Excellent article.

Except for this - ““Communism” is a term that may be outdated.”.

Not at all.

Communism is alive and well in many parts of the earth today - China, Cuba, North Korea, VietNam, soon in Venezuela, hoped for in Honduras.

And now, sadly, in the highest halls of power in the United States.

It used to be a “scandal” and the communists inside our national government tried to stay hidden.

Now it’s ho hum, so what, for many.

We are finding out with every passing day, just how damaging these “so what” communists are to everything Americans (and all those world over who love freedom) have cared about for this nation’s entire history.


37 posted on 10/22/2009 7:06:01 AM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt (Obama's Deathcare ---- many will suffer and/or die unnecessarily.)
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To: kellynla

Is there anything in the Constitution that would disqualify Obama from the Presidency that could be used as grounds for impeachment? Past political affiliations, abuse of power,etc. I want to start hammering my Congressional representatives (all Democratic here in Pa)with the idea that Obama needs to be impeached.


38 posted on 10/22/2009 7:11:49 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: thethirddegree
Is there anything in the Constitution that would disqualify Obama from the Presidency that could be used as grounds for impeachment? Past political affiliations, abuse of power,etc. I want to start hammering my Congressional representatives (all Democratic here in Pa)with the idea that Obama needs to be impeached.

The Plugs becomes POTUS. Either way, we're screwed. They are both puppets from the money sources that got them where they are now. Just my opinion.

39 posted on 10/22/2009 7:19:38 AM PDT by Jackknife (Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth, and boils his water with his rage)
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To: kellynla
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40 posted on 10/22/2009 7:23:08 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: kellynla

J Edgar Hoover published “Masters of Deceipt” in 1957. This was a book explaining the communist party here in our country. I have watched the dimrat party follow that book for the last 10 years or so. It’s their playbook. It’s really spooky how closely they are following it.


41 posted on 10/22/2009 7:30:46 AM PDT by Texas resident ( Doing my part to piss off the heathen left.)
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To: kellynla

We did see a new political animal emerge from behind the curtain this season:
Volvo Maoists.


42 posted on 10/22/2009 7:45:13 AM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: newfreep

Open season?


43 posted on 10/22/2009 7:49:32 AM PDT by pingman (Recession be damned; I refuse to participate!)
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To: brownsfan

If you get a chance read “The Black Book of Communism”, and suggest it to all the doubters of the failure of communism. It is long (800 pages) but worth your time.


44 posted on 10/22/2009 7:55:45 AM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: MrB; All
The difference between fascism and communism is inconsequential to the individual.

These AUTHORITARIAN COLLECTIVISTS want to make all decisions for you, substitute your goals with their goals, and punish you for disobeying or making any decision that is not “approved”.

We can debate the labels to use amongst ourselves all day but when it comes to communicating this idea to other people, and it is critical to start communicating this idea to others, we need a single label with some variation that illustrate the danger of this man, his associates and his beliefs.

Socialism is not the label to use. There is a reason Newsweek used the term. It doesn't cause much concern among people. What does the average person think of when the term socialism is thrown around? Europe? The French? The French are harmless and by extension so is socialism. It doesn't really work, but then again neither does our system in its current state. The fact that socialism has been creeping into our system since the early 1900s has a lot to do with this, but that is irrelevant to most people.

Fascism. The left spent seven or eight years labeling Bush a fascist. Hitler was a fascist. The fascist label is ineffective when applied to Obama regardless of how close his actions reflect those of a fascist.

Collectivism. Try explaining collectivism / collectivists to people. Their eyes will roll into the back of their heads thirty seconds into the explanation.

Communism. In my opinion the only label to use is communism. Nothing says misery, despair, failure and loss of freedom like communism.

Just my thoughts. Would appreciate any feedback.
45 posted on 10/22/2009 8:09:21 AM PDT by dmartin (Not the 'Change' you were 'Hoping' for?)
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To: dmartin

I still like “fascist” when describing 0bama and the current crop of elitist leftists.

It’s accurate, and I love the “shock value” of having their pejorative shoved back in their faces.


46 posted on 10/22/2009 8:12:12 AM PDT by MrB (The only difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: brownsfan
Younger people tend to look at me with a “so what” expression

communists make all the stuff they buy at Walmart, etc. why would they think communists are bad? American businesses don't seem to have a problem with them either
47 posted on 10/22/2009 8:13:31 AM PDT by houston1
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To: houston1

“communists make all the stuff they buy at Walmart, etc. why would they think communists are bad? American businesses don’t seem to have a problem with them either”

BINGO!


48 posted on 10/22/2009 8:16:18 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla

.....Perhaps Obama & Co. are allowed to get away with this because our Pravda press views Obamunism as a “kinder, gentler” sort of communism than that responsible for the deaths of 100 million people in the past 90 years or so.....

But the obamunists BELIEVE in causing the deaths of at least tens of millions of people. It’s called “age-based rationing” of health care and other resources, as promulgated by Cass Sunstein and Ezekiel Emanuel, among others. Younger people with disabilities or other “defects” will find themselves “rationed” out of life, too, by commissars Sunstein and Emanuel! And the “kind, gentle” (NOT!) obama believes in this type of rationing, too, and that he and his minions are “partners with God in life and death”.

All these goons should be impeached, and then tried and convicted for conspiracy to commit mass murder!!!!


49 posted on 10/22/2009 8:18:56 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: kellynla
Absolutely. Communists have been successful at ridiculing the notion that communists WANT to take over the US. They've been so successful that it's even hard for conservatives to wrap their minds around the fact that Obama IS and ESPOUSES communist idea, theories and governance.

This morning I'm driving along and I hear the reporter on the radio saying "the pay Czar is going to cut in half the salaries of certain positions at AIG, etc. etc.". I started crying. The PAY CZAR????? Cutting SALARIES? WHO gave them the authority? WHO is fighting this?? Did we just GIVE up and let a usurper march into the White House?

It seems that NOBODY is opposing him in government and this makes me think that government has gone so far left, so far into communism that this is the logical last step.

Rest in peace USA....

50 posted on 10/22/2009 8:23:25 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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