Skip to comments.NY Times: White House declines to deny Obama lied about his mother (& her medical insurance)
Posted on 07/17/2011 5:58:26 AM PDT by Libloather
NY Times: White House declines to deny Obama lied about his mother
July 15, 2011
by Jonathan S. Tobin
In other words, Obama lied in order to make a political point.
The early death of the presidents mother was a tragedy for her family, but Obamas manipulation of the narrative about her life was utterly unscrupulous. While her battle for disability coverage probably was stressful, that has nothing to do with her sons subsequent efforts to impose a government health care plan on the nation. Moreover, it should also be pointed out the president is in no position to claim his untrue account of his mothers problems was the result of a misunderstanding about a matter in which he was not involved. According to Scott, the correspondence says his mother referred to her son as her attorney in these matters.
For those with short memories, its important to recall that Obama has used this story repeatedly, including during one of the presidential debates with opponent John McCain. During that debate he said:
For my mother to die of cancer at the age of 53 and have to spend the last months of her life in the hospital room arguing with insurance companies because theyre saying that this may be a pre-existing condition and they dont have to pay her treatment, theres something fundamentally wrong about that.
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Politicians will say ANYTHING to get their way.
besides, that may cause people to begin asking: "What other parts of his life has Obama lied about?" And that is a HUGE can o' worms.
Period. Ann Coulter's new book? "DEMONIC" -- pretty much says it all.
The NYT would save reams of paper and gallons of ink if they would just print things that obama DOESN’T lie about...it would be blank,basically.
I don’t feel confident that any GOP candidate will bring this up in any upcoming debate with him.
No surprise here.
The Bullsh*t light on my computer goes off every time Obama is mentioned.
BUt just the fact that the NYT printed this at all is telling. It was one of our founders that coined the phrase that facts are stubborn things.
Now a followup on his assertion that 80% of Americans want taxes to be increased would be in line to follow a theme, but then again maybe it has as I didn’t give the NYT the web hit to find out.
Oh, hell no. They’re primarily spineless, they’re meek, and they want the press to like them, to not call them “mean-spirited” or “racist”. Same as always. Here’s my news to them: The Press hate you, they always will, and they’ll call you “mean-spirited” and “racist” and a hundred other vindictives throughout your life. Deal with it and fight hard!
Yeah, really. He has lied about everyone else in his family.
Ah, you fall for the MSM trickery again!
During Clinton we had all sorts of stories (after the fact) about his lies. The MSM must expose these lies after they have made their impact just to say that the media is fair.
In Clinton's case, the lies were so numerous that the media started marveling at how good he was at lying.
So, just because the NYT runs a story --- 2 years late -- about Obama lying is not a victory for us in any way!!!!!
Not falling for the trickery if they had the smarts to devise such a brilliant plan, if I had then I would have clicked onto their site.
I have no illusions this is a crack in the veneer, just amazed it got past the editorial staff.
Ann Coulter's new book? "DEMONIC" -- pretty much says it all.
And they can easily hold two totally opposite opinions in their alleged minds at the same time without seeing any conflict. It is a mental disease.
that lie served it’s purpose, the new lie being shouted is how the GOP wants to destroy the economy, social security, medicare, medicade, push granny off a cliff. and the press is going to help the donks in everyway they can.
yeah........he threw his granny under the bus in his “civil rights” speech... the granny that fed him and took care of him. looks like he took a page from the Al Gore book when he milked his sister’s (?) cancer to a fare-thee-well.....O is beginning to rank with Casey Anthony in terms of making things up.
Why all this the fuss over one of Obama's lies?
I've read articles and blog sites devoted to listing Obama's lies. I dont recall seeing articles or blog sites refuting the fact that Obama's lies repeatedly.
Although I do recall several insinuations, that Obama is awesome. Perhaps that meant Obama is an awesome liar. However, I would think an awesome liar would be a liar whose lies werent so often exposed, a stealthy liar if you will.
My first recollection of an Obama lie was when he announced he was a constitutional law professor. This got my attention. I remember saying to myself, any candidate who understood the Constitution is one I could vote for.
Obama is a constitutional activist who ignores the founders vision for America provided by the Constitution and conducts an administration that supports his Socialist agenda.
The early death of the presidents mother was a tragedy for her family.
Why was it such a tradgedy? When she was alive and well she never spent that much time with them anyway.
An early death is a tradgedy in any family. My father died at 51, but he was with his family his whole life, not roaming around Indonesia, while others in the family raised his children.
Those aren't exactly "new" lies, just a new liar telling them. I remember similar lies being told about Eisenhower and republicans in general, that's as far back as my personal, political memory goes, I'm sure that those lies go back even further than that.
Wow! This is the final straw that is gonna make the Liberals and the mainstream media turn on him and assure his defeat in 2012.
(Do I really need the sarcasm tag here folk?)
Obama forgets his birthday! Or was he just lying about that too?
Obama’s Senior Moment: ‘I’ll be turning 50 in a week.’
Actually hell be turning 50 in three weeks. His birthday is August 4, two days after the debt ceiling deadline. Senior moment?
It’s called “doublethink.”
ST. LOUIS TEA PARTY COALITION ANNOUNCES RALLY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
In acknowledgement of the Presidents landmark 50th birthday, the St Louis Tea Party Coalition has announced they will be throwing a Tea Party for Obama Rally. The event will take place on President Obamas actual birthday, August 4th, from 6-8 pm at Keiner Plaza in downtown St. Louis.
President Obama has been formally invited as the keynote speaker, along with a host of several celebrity speakers across the political spectrum. The point is to unite as Americans explained St Louis Tea Party Coalition Co-Founder Bill Hennessy. The organization will be providing birthday cake at the event, and a special musical guest will lead participants in singing Happy Birthday to the President.
For More Information:
Jen Ennenbach: Jen.Ennenbach@stlouisteaparty.com
This should have everybody worrying.
dick gephardt perfected this form of the lie.
Maybe August 4 ISN'T his birthday.
When your entire life is based on lies, it's hard to keep them straight sometimes.
“What other parts of his life has Obama lied about?” And that is a HUGE can o’ worms.
Well we can assume “Dreams from my Father” is one huge lie. Ironically, his supporters treat it like the Bible.
(Do I really need the sarcasm tag here folk?)
I’m not so sure. Thing are piling up for Zero. Another crack in the dam will only help.
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I hold owebama (sounds like AlaBAMA) in utter disdain. He is nothing but a huge POS. Turn the dung beetles loose. JMHO of course.
Liberals Lie About Everything All the Time
Yes. And that he never heard Rev Wrights black supremacist teachings on the pulpit. That he didn't know jack about Operations "Gunrunner" and "Fast and Furious". That he was unaware of GE's not paying taxes... that Van Jones and many of his other czars have marxist leanings... that Tony Rezko in Chicago (from whom he bought real estate at far under market value) was a career criminal... etc etc etc.
Obama’s entire life is a lie, from the beginning to the present. He is a fabrication of Soros, the Democratic Party, and the MSM.
“Yes. And that he never heard Rev Wrights black supremacist teachings on the pulpit. That he didn’t know jack about Operations “Gunrunner” and “Fast and Furious”. That he was unaware of GE’s not paying taxes... that Van Jones and many of his other czars have marxist leanings... that Tony Rezko in Chicago (from whom he bought real estate at far under market value) was a career criminal... etc etc etc.”
Let pretend he isn’t lying about his knowledge or lack of knowledge of the mentioned subjects. Why would anyone want such an oblivious President? I was always taught, that ignorance was never excuse for problems when your in a position of authority and responsibility. I really wonder why the media tries to play just as ignorant/oblivious as Obama is pretending to be. Why do so many people have such low standards for their leaders? Nothing good will ever come from embracing such people for leaders, other than reviewing the lessons learned from the destruction created for such poor decisions. Obama lacks, tact, integrity, and courage, and it is obvious to anyone who has ever taken a lesson in basic leadership principles (which is nearly the entire military).
Obama lying isn’t even news anymore .. it is expected.