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The Obama Spell Is Broken
The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 31, 2010 | FOUAD AJAMI

Posted on 02/01/2010 2:42:07 AM PST by Puzzleman

The curtain has come down on what can best be described as a brief un-American moment in our history. That moment began in the fall of 2008, with the great financial panic, and gave rise to the Barack Obama phenomenon.

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There had been that magical moment—the campaign of 2008—and the true believers want to return to it. But reality is merciless. The spell is broken.

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoanniversary; enoughalready; fouadajami; fourth100days; obama; obamamessiah; obamasfault; socialism; wsj
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Oh, please, let it be so.
1 posted on 02/01/2010 2:42:07 AM PST by Puzzleman
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To: Puzzleman

Maybe the moonbats will finally start to snap out of it!


2 posted on 02/01/2010 2:44:30 AM PST by sneakers
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To: Puzzleman
Mr. Obama was smitten with his own specialness.

Turns out, the only thing special about him is his 'blackness'.
3 posted on 02/01/2010 2:50:27 AM PST by ComputerGuy
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To: sneakers

If you take the latest Rasmussen polls, the Kool-Aid has been redistrubuted and he has seen a bump since seeming so agreeable to work with the unagreeable, mean, do nothing Republicans who were cut out of everything and have no power to stop him anyway.

Or maybe it was his statement about ending Don’t ask, don’t tell.


4 posted on 02/01/2010 2:51:10 AM PST by mazda77 (Rubio for US Senate - West FL22nd - Dockery for Gov. - JD Hayworth - US Senate)
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To: Puzzleman

You mean the Magic Negro ain’t magic after all?


5 posted on 02/01/2010 2:56:30 AM PST by DeaconRed (I see some REAL change Coming . . . . . . REAL CHANGE...I can hardly contain my Joy.)
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To: Puzzleman

Reminds me of a theory that the Russians were researching, of using a source of power that may have been extraterrestrial in origin for a nationwide mind control.

And as is often in life this very real rumor was incorporated into an Indiana Jones movie.

I don’t think Obama or his puppetmasters actually used an alien device but I do believe they took advantage of key astrological timing much the same as the Chinese forecast marriages, its a not so advertised secret that Washington DC has used astrology in many political decisions as do most tyrannical leaders of history past.

The most noted recent example was Hitler, in Obamas case its his fixation upon his natal sun sign the house of Leo, the sign of the Sun, Rome was aspected as having the aspects of that house and his wordage is “I will”.

Whithout getting into doing an astrological anylisis of Obama because his real birthplace and time is in dispute he used all the strengths of his natal sign at a time when the general part of America were easy to be oooh and awed by lofty dreams and promises.

We are now in a new period of time, its a year later and what Pied Piper tune he used back then is just an off note disjointed noise now and yes indeed the spell has broken.


6 posted on 02/01/2010 2:56:36 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Phobos, kerdos, and doxa, said the Time Traveler. “Fear, self-interest, and honor.”)
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To: Puzzleman

Well hopefully America has rid itself of this racial absolution B.S.
This “Magic Nigro” has set back race relations in America.
I have come to beleive that nearly all blacks support socialism.


7 posted on 02/01/2010 2:59:03 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Get out of the peoples house and take that shelf ass ugly woman with ya.)
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To: sneakers

“Maybe the moonbats will finally start to snap out of it!

They can’t. Leftish is inherently delusional. They will simply “move on” to their next fantasy.


8 posted on 02/01/2010 2:59:08 AM PST by pelican001
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To: Puzzleman
Perhaps ... but (God forgive me) I watched the "Grammys" last night.

At least two performers (Black-eyed Peas and most egregiously Bon Jovi) were full of 0bamorrhoid Hopey-Changey Bullcrap.

9 posted on 02/01/2010 3:03:21 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: pelican001

In my younger years when I did an undercover expose upon Reverend Moons Unification Church in Northern California for a San Jose newspaper I saw up front the techniques used in subtle brainwashing, if I had been in that “camp” for more than a couple of days I to would have been subjugated I think, its not easy to “de-brief” a cult follower.

Usually the most effective way at least the one I approve of is shock, not electrical shock but constant and continuous exposure to the truth.

So its my perspective that the only way to “de-brief” America is to never relent in the efforts of exposing the truth of the Obama usurpation.


10 posted on 02/01/2010 3:05:43 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Phobos, kerdos, and doxa, said the Time Traveler. “Fear, self-interest, and honor.”)
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To: Puzzleman

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.........


11 posted on 02/01/2010 3:10:44 AM PST by red tie
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To: Puzzleman

All I can say is.......WOW..


12 posted on 02/01/2010 3:11:16 AM PST by nikos1121 (Praying for minus 24 today....at least minus 23...)
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To: Puzzleman
The SPELL may be BROKEN...

But... the NIGHTMARE GOES ON!!!!


13 posted on 02/01/2010 3:11:55 AM PST by gwilhelm56 (OBAMA ... Orwell's 1984 was a WARNING ... NOT a TEXTBOOK!!!)
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To: sneakers

Not likely. They are insane.


14 posted on 02/01/2010 3:13:47 AM PST by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: Puzzleman

We have had stylish presidents, none more so than JFK. But Kennedy was an ironist and never fell for his own mystique. Mr. Obama's self-regard comes without irony—he himself now owns up to the "remoteness and detachment" of his governing style. We don't have in this republic the technocratic model of the European states, where a bureaucratic elite disposes of public policy with scant regard for the popular will. Mr. Obama was smitten with his own specialness.

There is something intrinsically evil about anyone (man or woman) who would allow themselves to be repeatedly referred to a "The One" or "The Messiah."

God hates the prideful, but His heart is with the broken and humble. Obama (and his wife Michelle) are walking caricatures of power gone mad.

I pray that Obama's rapid fall has not even begun, and that his rock bottom has not even begun to emerge. Perhaps then, only then, would it even be possible for him to come to this Jesus that he claimed to worship for those 21 years in Rev Wright's Black Liberation Theology cult.

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.

Obama, his enablers, his worshipers, and the media attempted to mock God.

May it be so that Obama and his henchmen realize the bitter fruit of that unwise path.

15 posted on 02/01/2010 3:16:42 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Puzzleman

The order of events is not exactly as this author has stated. First came the attempted attack on Christmas day
Then in January the MA miracle.

I find it curious that the Senate pushes through the deathcare bill in Christmas Eve and the panty bomber is allowed to waltz aboard a jetliner to attempt a horrific terrorist attack on Christmas day. He is the held for as little as 45min to be marandized and moved beyond any meaningful questioning? Is there a tinfoil coincidence there? Imagine if that attack had been sucsessful!

At any rate the American people have been shocked out of their complacency. But!! and it is a big but! I believe the squishy middle remains malleable to the Kool-Aid pushers!!


16 posted on 02/01/2010 3:19:19 AM PST by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: gwilhelm56
But... the NIGHTMARE GOES ON!!!!

That's right. The spell may be broken, but Obama still holds the most powerful position in the world, and he is hell-bent on using that power to enslave us.

17 posted on 02/01/2010 3:23:15 AM PST by giotto
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To: shibumi

Order one tank of holy water and 25 tons of salt, please.


18 posted on 02/01/2010 3:23:59 AM PST by Salamander (No witty "tagline" for now....All I ask is forr God to show mercy to my husband and let him live.)
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To: Eye of Unk

I can sum it up easily.

Don’t elect ~Leos~....EVER.

We *will* try to take over the world.

[it’s just our nature]....:)


19 posted on 02/01/2010 3:26:37 AM PST by Salamander (No witty "tagline" for now....All I ask is forr God to show mercy to my husband and let him live.)
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To: Eye of Unk
Interesting analysis. He is definitely off note and missing his beat/stride horrifically. Normally he could hide and vote “present”. That isn't an option anymore.
20 posted on 02/01/2010 3:26:56 AM PST by poobear
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To: Eye of Unk
You're right, the Nazis immersed and bathed in the occult.

Hitler, Himmler, Goering, Hess, etc were also. So were the SS. The runes, ceremonies, phrases, and teachings were occult.

Meaning, they were Satanic.

Before Germany awoke from its spell, its nation was smashed, lying in ruins, and millions were dead. Its children were maimed, and its cities in rubble. One quarter of its people then fell into Soviet slavery for 44 years.

Let us pray that Americans turn their back on evil, and turn back to God soon, lest we suffer a similar fate.

I would not be surprised at all to learn that the Obama's are into occult practices. Astrology is definitely evil (and yes Nancy Reagan was playing with evil too). The Obama race Black Liberation Cult was also massively evil.

It was joined at the hip with the Nation of Islam, and a quick study of the two "churches" find they are almost identical in every core belief.

21 posted on 02/01/2010 3:27:14 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Salamander

If a person believes in a so called protective amulet or mantra against evil one can evolve a self faith and the will to not be led astray, think its BS? then what of the crucifix, or Star of David?

There is right in front of us the object in some form that we can anchor our faiths against this evil that has glided in like a dark vague spirit.


22 posted on 02/01/2010 3:28:33 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Phobos, kerdos, and doxa, said the Time Traveler. “Fear, self-interest, and honor.”)
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To: SkyPilot

Amen and amen!


23 posted on 02/01/2010 3:30:22 AM PST by Grandma Pam
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To: Eye of Unk

Stay out of that stuff. Evil is dark but it ain’t vague. Satan is its name.


24 posted on 02/01/2010 3:33:28 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Salamander

I like Leos, my half brother if I remember right has the same supposed birthday as Obama, same year as well.

He was always like a big ox, not the brightest but liked by everyone, his strong points were that he would never stop at something if he had his heart in it.

In looking at my sibling brother I see a similar thing with Obama, and a weakness...

We as patriots do have a way to drive a figurative stake in his heart, we must hammer home the hopelessness of his ill fated decisions, every day we must re-hash his mistakes, his blurbs, his stumbles. Every day make it “Obamas fault”


25 posted on 02/01/2010 3:35:08 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Phobos, kerdos, and doxa, said the Time Traveler. “Fear, self-interest, and honor.”)
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To: Puzzleman

Campaign= the magic days. So lets hire Ploufe and go back to those magic days where O was worshiped. (But it’s not about me)


26 posted on 02/01/2010 3:40:41 AM PST by listenhillary (FU Cass Sunstein - You are the embodiment of evil)
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To: Puzzleman

Name each president who said the following:

“I am not a crook.”

“I did not have sexual intercourse with that woman.”

“I am not an ideologue.”


27 posted on 02/01/2010 3:46:52 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: SkyPilot

The guy is a veritable Mulligan Stew of psychological pathologies. Even a shrink as bright at Charles Krauthammer has trouble finding enough words to adequately describe what’s going on in the guy’s head.

My take is that he is a rare form of idiot savant whose “gift” is an urge to engage in mindless and continual eloqution and public oratory. His egocentrism and narcissism — probably resulting from having been abandoned first by his father then his mother — found in ALL politicians has reached a far higher level in him than in others and requires him to be “on” and the center of attention at all times.

Couple that with the problem described by microbiologist P.B. Medawar that

“(…) the spread of secondary and latterly tertiary education has created a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought”

and you have a formula for the creature known as Obama.

He is as lacking in the ability to think critically as are the voters who put him in office and who now bear full responsibility for the possibly irreparable damage now being done to this country by Obama and his minions.


28 posted on 02/01/2010 3:52:27 AM PST by Dick Bachert (THE 2010 ELECTIONS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT IN OUR LIFETIMES! BE THERE!!!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Believe me I do know of the magnetic pull the occult can have, for many years I allowed it to control my actions and decisions.

But in doing so I also am aware of others that throughout history embrace it as a focal point of gaining absolute power over the people. And there is no denying that those in power never stop at a certain level, absolute powers corrupts absolutely.

We as individuals that are for the most part still Free Men and Women and are capable of viewing ideology as just that and are not weak willed or likely to follow the Judas goat to slaughter can use this as a tool to ultimately erode the powers of evil.

I guess its ultimately a good vs. evil war mantra we must adopt but never the less we do know that evil exists in many disguises. Myself I trust my instincts right now, doubt can be our weakness.

What kind of weapon to use against evil? Beats me but I have faith and thats all I want right now.


29 posted on 02/01/2010 3:58:45 AM PST by Eye of Unk (Phobos, kerdos, and doxa, said the Time Traveler. “Fear, self-interest, and honor.”)
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To: Puzzleman
I'm not an ideologue! I'm not! The president said. The Democrats murmured and shifted from foot to foot scratching their heads. They thought to themselves "so why did we vote for this man again?"
30 posted on 02/01/2010 4:02:34 AM PST by listenhillary (FU Cass Sunstein - You are the embodiment of evil)
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To: Dick Bachert

“Even a shrink as bright at Charles Krauthammer has trouble finding enough words to adequately describe what’s going on in the guy’s head.”

The description “egomaniac” works for me, and the delusional king obuma wears the description well.

I fully expect that soon, king obuma will make a public utterance that will leave no doubt in anyone’s mind that he’s a psychopathic maniac.


31 posted on 02/01/2010 4:18:18 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Puzzleman
2012 - "O" needs to go!
32 posted on 02/01/2010 4:21:40 AM PST by LZ_Bayonet (There's Always Something.............And there's always something worse!)
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To: SkyPilot
Acts 12:

21And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.
22And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man.
23And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
24But the word of God grew and multiplied.

33 posted on 02/01/2010 4:34:28 AM PST by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.)
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To: SkyPilot

Rev. Wright ( but so wrong ) The Chickens are coming home to Rooooooostssssss


34 posted on 02/01/2010 4:45:44 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: sergeantdave

Nimrod, Ramesses II, Nebuchadnezzar, Herod, were examples of that.


35 posted on 02/01/2010 5:13:12 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (There is no civility in the way the Communist/Marxist want to destroy the USA)
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To: Eye of Unk

I'll stick with the tried and true, thanks...:)

36 posted on 02/01/2010 5:17:44 AM PST by Salamander (No witty "tagline" for now....All I ask is forr God to show mercy to my husband and let him live.)
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To: Puzzleman

Sorry, there will still be devotees of the Anointed One...to wit, my three very lib sisters who know practically nothing at all about what’s going on in the world much less how they and their country became very well off. Two of my sisters have become very rich working for a major corporation. Neither of them has the slightest idea why capitalism is the best system in the world and why Obama is a threat to it. There’s lots more like them. Our hope is in persuading independents of the ineptness of Obama. It appears to be working.


37 posted on 02/01/2010 5:19:08 AM PST by driftless2 (for long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion)
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To: Dick Bachert

“He is as lacking in the ability to think critically as are the voters who put him in office”
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I am placing your name in nomination for the ‘You done said a mouthful” award.


38 posted on 02/01/2010 5:26:10 AM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Mussolini and Napoleon were Leos.

[and you’d all be my fearful, loyal subjects if I got the chance]....LOL

A lot of people love Leos.

“High” Leos are noble, generous, loyal born leaders; charming and charismatic and people willingly follow them.
“Low” Leos are base, selfish, manipulative tin horn petty dictators.

We, however, usually can’t stand each other.

Having too many “Kings and Queens” in one room can become...um, “strained”....LOL

[The astrological “key phrase” of Leos is “I WILL”, not surprisingly...just look at dear reader’s blatant ignoring of the will of others]


39 posted on 02/01/2010 5:28:07 AM PST by Salamander (No witty "tagline" for now....All I ask is forr God to show mercy to my husband and let him live.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Mussolini and Napoleon were Leos.

[and you’d all be my fearful, loyal subjects if I got the chance]....LOL

A lot of people love Leos.

“High” Leos are noble, generous, loyal born leaders; charming and charismatic and people willingly follow them.
“Low” Leos are base, selfish, manipulative tin horn petty dictators.

We, however, usually can’t stand each other.

Having too many “Kings and Queens” in one room can become...um, “strained”....LOL

[The astrological “key phrase” of Leos is “I WILL”, not surprisingly...just look at dear reader’s blatant ignoring of the will of others]


40 posted on 02/01/2010 5:28:47 AM PST by Salamander (No witty "tagline" for now....All I ask is forr God to show mercy to my husband and let him live.)
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To: Dick Bachert

profound quote- thanks for sharing. Hits the “affirmative action” issue head on, I think. It was a great gamble by the guilty white liberal left and the selfish short sighted underclass, to see if America could be governed by an affirmative action POTUS.


41 posted on 02/01/2010 5:47:30 AM PST by silverleaf
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To: ComputerGuy
"Turns out, the only thing special about him is his 'blackness'. "

No, no, no...don't forget his uncanny ability to turn the "negro dialect" on and off, at will...oh, and he's clean too.
42 posted on 02/01/2010 6:08:40 AM PST by FrankR (The ones of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: Puzzleman

Barack Obama, the One, The Messiah, has become the last Black President


43 posted on 02/01/2010 6:13:25 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Tax the poor. Taxes will give them a stake in society)
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To: Puzzleman

Excellent article.


44 posted on 02/01/2010 6:15:22 AM PST by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: giotto
"Obama still holds the most powerful position in the world, and he is hell-bent on using that power to enslave us. "

If we are going to sit back and let the role of "president" morph into that of a "king"...then yes, he might enslave us.

However, this is America, and the Constitution says "We, the PEOPLE"...we are in charge. If we sit back and LET HIM take us into involuntary servitude, then shame on us.

His "power" is limited by what the PEOPLE will tolerate.

Americans - even black Americans - do not know how to NOT BE FREE. We will not take it lying down, and it will not sit well with anyone...even the liberals.

It's a nightmare, for sure, but I wouldn't cry "uncle" just yet...there are a lot of pissed off people in the country right now and the obamaTATOR knows it. He's shuckin', jivin' and weavin' right now to try to revive his healthcare bill, his cap and trade, his KSM Trials, and other stuff...that WE, THE PEOPLE have recently slam-dunked.

REMEMBER NOVEMBER...without his pelosi/reid congress, he will be neutered.


45 posted on 02/01/2010 6:20:26 AM PST by FrankR (The ones of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: Puzzleman

Later


46 posted on 02/01/2010 6:31:10 AM PST by I_be_tc
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To: ArrogantBustard

LOL - rappers’ views on politics. Very profound, I’m sure.

Fortunately I didn’t even know the grammy’s were on.


47 posted on 02/01/2010 6:37:39 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: Joe Boucher
I have come to believe that nearly all blacks support socialism.

Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" accomplished its goals.

70% illegitimate births leading to total dependence on govt welfare programs.

What a sad chapter in American history.

48 posted on 02/01/2010 6:38:48 AM PST by nascarnation
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To: Puzzleman

Puff the Magic Negro
Lives in Washington DC
Pirate ships won’t lower their flag
when puff says his name
Now terrorists have Miranda Rights
Just like you and me.


49 posted on 02/01/2010 6:45:02 AM PST by safetysign
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To: SkyPilot
to this Jesus that he claimed to worship for those 21 years in Rev Wright's Black Liberation Theology cult.

Where did you hear they worshiped Jesus in that alleged church? I've seen nor heard no proof of that.

50 posted on 02/01/2010 7:04:29 AM PST by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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