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(FReep this poll) Andrew Breitbart ‘bombshell’ video from Barack Obama’s college days released
New York Daily News ^ | March 8, 2012

Posted on 03/08/2012 9:30:18 AM PST by AtlasStalled

The 1991 video shows a younger Obama, then president of the Harvard Law Review, speaking at a peaceful, racial equality rally led by professor Derrick Bell.

The event was in support of Bell, who was angry over Harvard's failure to offer tenure to black professors.

Obama is seen embracing Bell, described by Pollak as the "Jeremiah Wright of academia."

What do you think of the video? It will hurt Obama and propels the notion that he's a radical. 22%

What a joke. Nothing note-worthy happens in the video. 72%

I don't know. 5%

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: breitbart; breitbarttapes; derrickbell; obama; vettingobama
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1 posted on 03/08/2012 9:30:23 AM PST by AtlasStalled
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To: AtlasStalled

On Bell’s Critical Race Theory;

http://www.intellectualconservative.com/article4783.html


2 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:03 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: AtlasStalled

If it’s isn’t a big deal, why did they try so hard to hide it, hmmmmm?


3 posted on 03/08/2012 9:32:12 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: AtlasStalled

bttt


4 posted on 03/08/2012 9:33:23 AM PST by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: AtlasStalled

Sorry, but if Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayers, and all Obama’s hidden history didn’t make an impression with the 53% who voted for him, him publicly promoting another loser-leftist 20 years ago certainly won’t.


5 posted on 03/08/2012 9:33:54 AM PST by PGR88
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To: AtlasStalled

I hope there is more as this is not quite what I was expecting. It would be good to get the Rashidi Kahlidi tape.


6 posted on 03/08/2012 9:34:30 AM PST by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: AtlasStalled

Nothing about Obama’s past matters or else he never would have been elected.

But Democrats will be delighted to have as many conservatives as possible hopping down this bunny trail because they can paint them as extremists and it keeps the focus off the bulls eye which should be the economy.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 9:34:54 AM PST by randita
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To: AtlasStalled

The premise of the question is wrong. Andrew Breitbart said that he had videoS of Obama’s college days. That’s plural. Clearly, the MSM didn’t learn anything from the earlier info releases from Breitbart. Even in death, he’s playing with them.


8 posted on 03/08/2012 9:35:14 AM PST by Question_Assumptions
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To: AtlasStalled

Hey, at least it proves he was actually ON the Harvard campus (at least once).

Prior to this video I was not even sure whether to believe THAT...


9 posted on 03/08/2012 9:36:30 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: PGR88

Agreed.

Obama’s acolytes either do not care about his past, or are actually IMPRESSED by his radicalism.


10 posted on 03/08/2012 9:38:13 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: AtlasStalled

I hope breitbart had more than this. Seriously, in obama’s book he admitted he favored the commie extremists in academia.

No one cares outside of us. Plus Obama can say he changed and that is good enough for the liberal media.


11 posted on 03/08/2012 9:40:00 AM PST by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - we need a STEADY conservative President)
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To: AtlasStalled

If the people Andrew Beitbart left behind are as smart as Breitbart himself, this is just the opening shot.

Andrew usually opened an issue with something the opposition jumped on as weak and meaningless.

Then - he released the rest of the story and knocked them back on their heels.


12 posted on 03/08/2012 9:40:04 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: AtlasStalled

The suggestion is that leftists might be shocked by leftist behavior.

They aren’t.

Better stick to bashing his policies and anti-Constitutional behavior.

Seeking the sensational is a waste of time.


13 posted on 03/08/2012 9:40:06 AM PST by G Larry
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To: JaguarXKE
If it’s isn’t a big deal, why did they try so hard to hide it, hmmmmm?

Agreed, the video itself isn't such a big deal, the media reaction to its release is the real issue in my opinion.
14 posted on 03/08/2012 9:42:21 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: AtlasStalled

This video just adds more to the documentation of Obama as a leftist radical. But, sadly, it is not up to the threshold of a “bobshell,” unless there are more parts yet to aire showing him doing violent or illegal things, or smoking dope and doing crack, or something like that.

He had leftist, maxisitic radical friends his whole life and he embraced it.

This video further punctuates that, along with his associations with Frank Davis, Bill Ayers, Tony Rezko, Jeremiah Wright, Farakahn, his cousin Raila Ordinga, and now Errick Bell.

I’m sure there are a lot more.

His own Marjiuana and Cocane and other hard drug use, hsi admitted disdain for the US Constitution and his admitted racism.

This man is and always has been a divider and one who despises America. The news nedia has willfully let all of this and more (like his ties to Acorn and the housing crash, his voting record, and his experience/affair with Sinclair) simply slide and go unreported, or barely touched upon.

The Audacity of Truth about Barack Hussein Obama
http://www.jeffhead.com/audacityoftruth.htm

America at the Crossroads of History
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm

The man who Despises America
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm


15 posted on 03/08/2012 9:42:49 AM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: AtlasStalled

It’s not over yet. They are building the case drip by drip. They didn’t show the video of what Derrick Bell actually said during the speech but they will.
First you make the connection and then you slam that connection.


16 posted on 03/08/2012 9:43:08 AM PST by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: AtlasStalled

Dots need to be connected. It needs to be shown point for point how “this” belief has been implemented by “that” policy or czar or statement currently and also where it ultimately goes and how it hurts those who otherwise just brush it off. People seem to only care when something hits them directly.


17 posted on 03/08/2012 9:43:17 AM PST by Anima Mundi
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To: AtlasStalled

If they want to have an effect, they need to release it all at once. They are already losing when it comes to countering the racial diversity rally description.


18 posted on 03/08/2012 9:43:17 AM PST by Politics4US
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To: PGR88; WayneS

What we must do is think very carefully about this.

Visual links that can be seen with the naked eye are the most powerful.

In 2008, the Obama-Wright link was not visual, it was verbal.

See? (A picture is worth how many words?)


19 posted on 03/08/2012 9:46:11 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Good find.


20 posted on 03/08/2012 9:47:35 AM PST by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: Yaelle; All

It’s hard to say even if I care. Obama led a protest? Wow! How evil.

I was hoping to get a tape with Obama saying something truly radical/Communist etc. or supporting someone who was.

All this tape was some relatively non-eventful comments at a rally expressing liberal ideology. That’s not going to turn anybody away from voting for him!

I hope all the other alleged videos are better than this.


21 posted on 03/08/2012 9:50:57 AM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: AtlasStalled

The video showed Obama for what he is... the velvet voice for the tyranny of the Left. It was shown on the local Fox News last night with little explanation. It was presented as a clean articulate Black guy praising his Black professor.....


22 posted on 03/08/2012 9:52:31 AM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: All

Can’t believe how little faith you guys have.
Do you really think Breitbart would have hyped it this much if this is all he had?


23 posted on 03/08/2012 9:53:07 AM PST by Maverick68
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To: randita
"Nothing about Obama’s past matters or else he never would have been elected."

You're correct, in 2008 after an 8 year fatigue with GWB Obama hit a sweet spot with that election. That being said he isn't looking at anything like the same atmosphere now, and people have had a chance to see what he really is made of now.

He will be toast, and Romney will be our next President.

*sigh*

24 posted on 03/08/2012 9:54:18 AM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: PGR88

Of course, no one knows much about Bell. They should have warmed up by bringing in Tom Sowell to fill the public in about this fanatic Bell.


25 posted on 03/08/2012 9:56:17 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Maverick68

Agree, in the past Breitbart has released info, then people respond, then he releases more to disprove their response


26 posted on 03/08/2012 9:56:36 AM PST by NoDRodee (U>S>M>C)
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To: WayneS

or are actually IMPRESSED by his radicalism.

There is a reason that Calypso Louie sells out the Rosemont Arena each year.


27 posted on 03/08/2012 9:57:16 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: cripplecreek
Talk about Media reaction Soledad O'Brien was practically hysterical. This really hit a nerve.

The Vetting: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart's Obama/Bell Video

28 posted on 03/08/2012 9:58:05 AM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: G Larry

Leftists no.They are like millenarians who can always find an excuse to stay with their prophet after Doomsday has come and gone.


29 posted on 03/08/2012 9:58:50 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: AtlasStalled

Nothing noteworthy happens in the video. Unless you hate people who play “pocket pool” all day long.


30 posted on 03/08/2012 9:59:16 AM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
...and it ain't his musical 'talent'...
31 posted on 03/08/2012 10:00:16 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: JaguarXKE

How did they try to hide it, exactly? It’s always been available to license from the Boston station that originally aired it, and PBS’s Frontline aired at least parts of it during the 2008 campaign.


32 posted on 03/08/2012 10:00:35 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: AtlasStalled

What’s interesting about that video is The Kenyan born Marxist isn’t using a teleprompter and his voice sounds oddly different. Ventriloquism?


33 posted on 03/08/2012 10:01:49 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: AtlasStalled

What’s interesting about that video is The Kenyan born Marxist isn’t using a teleprompter and his voice sounds oddly different. Ventriloquism?


34 posted on 03/08/2012 10:01:58 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (How ironic that Ann Coulter should write a book called Treason.)
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To: AtlasStalled; 2ndDivisionVet; 21twelve; stefanbatory; fideist; Batman11; Lily4Jesus; Spunky; ...

This poll needs attention from a few intelligent people.

http://www.freerepublic.com/%5Ehttp://www.nydailynews.com/news/election-2012/andrew-breitbart-bombshell-video-barack-obama-college-days-released-falls-flat-article-1.1035322


35 posted on 03/08/2012 10:03:34 AM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: AtlasStalled

now

It will hurt Obama and propels the notion that he’s a radical. 28%

What a joke. Nothing note-worthy happens in the video. 66%

I don’t know. 5%


36 posted on 03/08/2012 10:04:30 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: AtlasStalled
Americans voted willing to destroy this Republic.

See the Harbinger


37 posted on 03/08/2012 10:04:32 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: G Larry

“The suggestion is that leftists might be shocked by leftist behavior.”

The presidential contest is for independents, moderates... the squishy middle. A hardcore lefty would never, ever vote against Obama. While I don’t consider myself a “hardcore” righty, I’d never vote for him.

This video if fully explained would lose many in the middle for Obama. However, they’ll never see it, and if they do, the full implication won’t be explained. It will just look like Obama at some protest event.

The enemedia will strike again.


38 posted on 03/08/2012 10:05:57 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: rwfromkansas

Do a little research on Bell. You will care. He makes Wright seem moderate.


39 posted on 03/08/2012 10:06:16 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Maverick68

Can’t believe how little faith you guys have.
Do you really think Breitbart would have hyped it this much if this is all he had?


Holding onto faith. I love Breitbart. I hope this is shot one a la acorn.


40 posted on 03/08/2012 10:10:33 AM PST by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - we need a STEADY conservative President)
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To: editor-surveyor

Thank you for your faith in my intelligence!


41 posted on 03/08/2012 10:10:36 AM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Jeff Head
Good post........

Totally agree.......

But I think Pollack's point is correct. The MSM didn't vet Obama, if anything they shielded him..and turned a blind eye.

In a nut shell the MSM focused on tearing down the Republicans, lying about Palin, doing disgusting "reporting"....to a point where the avg. dumb ass voter...didn't REALLY know who was who, and what was what.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm1KOBMg1Y8

42 posted on 03/08/2012 10:10:40 AM PST by Osage Orange (Why do we eat Soylindra Green?)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
From the article on Breitbart.com;

"More than that, a close associate of the Obama campaign, Harvard Law School’s Professor Charles Ogletree, admitted on our exclusive tape, “We hid this throughout the 2008 campaign."

43 posted on 03/08/2012 10:14:45 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

You are kidding right?


44 posted on 03/08/2012 10:14:53 AM PST by Osage Orange (Why do we eat Soylindra Green?)
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To: RobbyS

I’m watching Bell’s movie now and I’m cracking up. Ronald Reagan is the alien overlord. LOL


45 posted on 03/08/2012 10:15:04 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Osage Orange

I agree with Pollack’s point and stated that same point in my post.

Most people are wholly unaware of just how radical and anti-American Obama’s background is.

But, most Americans are also very unhappy with his performance as President...people are clearly hurting in today’s economy and they know its gotten a lot worse under Obama.


46 posted on 03/08/2012 10:17:03 AM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: AtlasStalled
The film left me thinking "So What!" I believe most people who follow politics have already concluded "The Divine One" is a leftist flake.

I'm hoping there are more films. Breitbart implied more than one film.

47 posted on 03/08/2012 10:18:28 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: JaguarXKE

But it was aired (parts of it, at least) during the 2008 campaign. It’d be one thing if the video itself was a bombshell, but it’s not. If the most important point about this video is that it was hidden, the fact that it was broadcast seems to undermine that point.


48 posted on 03/08/2012 10:20:05 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Iron Munro

“If the people Andrew Beitbart left behind are as smart as Breitbart himself, this is just the opening shot.”

I do agree with you and hope there is MUCH more than this little bit... I actually thought there was something for October? Maybe that was wishful thinking...


49 posted on 03/08/2012 10:21:42 AM PST by Barney59 ("It's not that liberals are stupid, it's just that they know so much that isn't true." - RR)
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To: PGR88

“Sorry, but if Jeremiah Wright, Bill Ayers, and all Obama’s hidden history didn’t make an impression with the 53% who voted for him, him publicly promoting another loser-leftist 20 years ago certainly won’t.”

Sadly, you are 100% correct.

Speaking of percentages, I would expect Obama to get -at least- 45-47% of the vote this time around, and that constitues only his “guaranteed starting point”. His final total may be several percentage points higher.

We’ve become a “divided nation” now. And a large minority of the population are predisposed to vote for the socialists. There’s almost nothing we can do (short of “separation”) that will change that, or persuade them to do otherwise. Even in the event of a total national collapse, they would STILL be blaming the evil capitalists and conservatives to their last breath.

What could possibly change their minds?


50 posted on 03/08/2012 10:21:47 AM PST by Road Glide
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