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"Barack Will Never Allow You to Go Back to Your Lives as Usual." (YES IT CAN get creepier)
The Campaign Spot at NRO ^ | 20 February 2008 | Jim Geraghty

Posted on 02/20/2008 11:49:06 AM PST by SE Mom

"Barack Will Never Allow You to Go Back to Your Lives as Usual."

Last night I appeared on Hugh's show, and his producer Duane mentioned a Michelle Obama speech at UCLA. Captain Ed talked about this a bit, but I hadn't seen anyone transcribe the part of the speech where it gets a little... unnerving. It starts at about 8:41 in the audio.

Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.

I'm sorry, nowhere in the Constitution does it authorize the President of the United States to demand anyone shed their cynicism. And I'm all for people pushing themselves to be better, but I don't think the President demanding it is the way to go about it.

And what if we kind of like our lives as usual? What about Americans' freedom to be uninvolved and uninformed?

Darleen at Protein Wisdom transcribed what follows:

"You have to stay at the seat at the table of democracy with a man like Barack Obama not just on Tuesday but in a year from now, in four years from now, in eights years from now, you will have to be engaged."

Ah. Apparently apathy will be criminalized, then?

Does anybody on the left side of the aisle find this rhetoric a little creepy? Isn't this describing an authoritarian presidency way beyond anything George W. Bush has done or proposed?

Do the powers of the presidency really encompass everything Michelle says Obama wants and plans to do? Based on this rhetoric, isn't he actually running for messiah?

02/20 02:26 PM


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; barackhusseinobama; barakobama; chebama; elections; michelleobama; nobama; obama; obamatruthfile
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To: RobRoy

Maybe she was referring to the Canadiens . . .


201 posted on 02/20/2008 5:27:07 PM PST by BraveMan
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To: SE Mom

"isn't he actually running for messiah? "

202 posted on 02/20/2008 5:35:46 PM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: SE Mom

Have y’all seen obamawill.com....very funny


203 posted on 02/20/2008 5:51:14 PM PST by Pinetop
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To: stylecouncilor

ping for later read.


204 posted on 02/20/2008 5:56:34 PM PST by stylecouncilor (I'm a loner Dottie; a rebel.)
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To: SE Mom

“Get out! Link, please?? 500% INCREASE in gun/ammo tax? Eeeegads..”

http://volokh.com/posts/1203389334.shtml

Stock up while you can.


205 posted on 02/20/2008 7:03:30 PM PST by Kirkwood
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To: SE Mom

Where has Obama been? America has been changing the world since the Declaration of Independence!


206 posted on 02/20/2008 7:29:01 PM PST by skr (How majestic is Thy Name, O Lord, and how mighty are Thy Works!)
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To: SE Mom

She hasn’t said one thing about the US before the year 2007 that would make her proud to be a citizen of the greatest nation in the history of mankind that has placed her amongst the most privliged of the elite in this country.

I never thought that I would see a spouse of a presidential candidate who was more of a narcissistic, arrogant, hubristic, self-entitled, and maddening solipsist than Hilary Clinton. To the nation’s dismay, I think we have found her.


207 posted on 02/20/2008 7:33:29 PM PST by DMZFrank
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To: SE Mom

ohhhhhhh


208 posted on 02/20/2008 9:26:43 PM PST by AnimalLover ( ((Are there special rules and regulations for the big guys?)))
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To: jdm
He also says he’s going to change the planet. If I were him I would first change speechwriters.

Why? So far, it's working.

That's what's scary.

209 posted on 02/21/2008 1:15:58 AM PST by L.N. Smithee (There's NOTHING About Barry!)
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To: mwl1
"If the adult politicians in the Democratic Party are paying any attention, they have to be unnerved by this social psychology nonsense, which is a dry hole politically... buyers remorse has got to be setting in. Borderline kooks."

There are a few, and they're beyond alarm right now. This is going viral very quickly today.
It hit Day By Day for tomorrow (a conservative webcomic, pretty popular) and this one is gonna leave a mark.
http://www.daybydaycartoon.com/2008/02/21/#004510

Once this cartoon hits Digg, it's going to spark a lot of people to talk about this quite blatant socialistic and totalitarian outlook. It's completely unacceptable.

210 posted on 02/21/2008 1:37:18 AM PST by Republicanus_Tyrannus
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To: Kuksool

Amnesty for illegals will do that just fine- specifically Democrat Party dominance. The Republicans will keep some senators for as much as 6 more years.


211 posted on 02/21/2008 2:08:22 AM PST by arthurus
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To: longtermmemmory

I would worry more if he were accompanied by gangs of “operatives” who would chivvy the crowds and lead the cheers. I worry about him a lot anyway.


212 posted on 02/21/2008 2:15:05 AM PST by arthurus
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To: beefree

I expect that either the Clintons or Hussein as President and a Democrat Congress will give us the FD expanded to include the Internet. It will stifle communication among Conservatives.


213 posted on 02/21/2008 2:17:15 AM PST by arthurus
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To: hinckley buzzard

The Clintons are just a crime family. Obama is potentially something much worse.


214 posted on 02/21/2008 2:19:46 AM PST by arthurus
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To: Brett66

McCain will put off the Democrat Century for four years, anyway. If he manages to bring in a few more Republicans to the Congress maybe they will have the backbone to avoid Amnesty and avoid prohibiting the state measures that are getting a handle on wetbackery bit by bit.


215 posted on 02/21/2008 2:23:30 AM PST by arthurus
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To: wastedyears

I am between there and Idaho.


216 posted on 02/21/2008 2:33:30 AM PST by John Robie
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To: RobRoy
They are running an ad here that talk has him talking about all of us being our brother’s keeper...

It makes my skin crawl more than that whole compassionate conservative rhetoric ever did. Why is no one jumping all over him for quoting from the Bible? You know if a repub did the press would be all over it! His inaccurate use of Biblical ideals is offensive! He is really twisting things into that "highly intellectual virtue" described in Atlas Shrugged.

Just what the heck does he mean? Is he going to take away my money and distribute it charitably in my name to his own agenda(you can bet that is exactly what he means)?

All his nuanced language scares the heck out of me. Our ship may be a bit lost with McCain or even sunk with Hillary, but our nation is extinct with Obama.

217 posted on 02/21/2008 2:34:53 AM PST by EBH ( ... the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. --Alculin c.735-804)
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To: Bruinator

He could be one of many “antichrists” that have gone out into the world already...but I don’t think he is the big AC.


218 posted on 02/21/2008 5:56:00 AM PST by mdmathis6
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To: SE Mom
The "Black Clintons".

Just when you thought Bill and Hill could not possibly be outdone.

219 posted on 02/21/2008 6:25:56 AM PST by montag813
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To: EBH

Yikes- is the phrase “brother’s keeper” really in the ad, or is it implied?


220 posted on 02/21/2008 6:29:00 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: oblomov
No, this means they will force us all to live in communal housing projects. It takes a village, after all.

Historically, his type (Stalin, Mugabe, Mao, Pol Pot, etc.) are big into "land reform" which means that Evil Land Owners are beaten into oblivion and ruined, while shiftless minions from the cities are put into a boxcar, hauled out to the boonies, dumped in a field, handed a stick, and ordered to poke potatoes into and out of the ground.

Santayana was soooooo right...

221 posted on 02/21/2008 6:43:54 AM PST by Don Joe (We've traded the Rule of Law for the Law of Rule.)
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To: EBH

>>...but our nation is extinct with Obama.<<

I think it is extinct with any of them.

Literally.


222 posted on 02/21/2008 7:46:04 AM PST by RobRoy
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To: RushLake
Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuehrer. Tomorrow belongs to me.

The branch on the linden is leafy and green
The Rhine gives its gold to the sea
But somewhere a glory awaits unseen...

Creep me right out...

223 posted on 02/21/2008 8:05:38 AM PST by Don Joe (We've traded the Rule of Law for the Law of Rule.)
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To: SE Mom

Sounds like he’s running as the anticrist.


224 posted on 02/21/2008 8:50:22 AM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: mdmathis6

It was a bit tongue and cheek, however, I believe the Anti-christ will appear and who knows, this could be it.


225 posted on 02/21/2008 8:57:13 AM PST by Bruinator (It's the Media.............Stupid)
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To: Bruinator

But I wasn’t being toungue in cheek, Barak may very well be an example of what our Lord was talking about. Look at the almost unreasoned frenzy that surrounds his speeches...the swoonings, the statements of absolute devotion from such as Halle Barry(”I will literally sweep the ground of all paper cups and such from the path in which he walks” as near as I could remember the statement).

Yet when you ask anybody from these rallies what Obama has actually done, they stare blankly as if coming off a spiritual date rape drug....some mumble comments about “change” but are other-wise incoherent.

The effect aforementioned was often observed when Hitler spoke to crowds!


226 posted on 02/21/2008 10:05:22 AM PST by mdmathis6
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To: SE Mom

Praise Obama.


227 posted on 02/21/2008 10:07:24 AM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: dfwgator
On what, Rock and Roll?

The city was built on Rock and Roll. It will be rebuilt on the jazz fusion stylings of Herbie Hancock. Rockit will be our new national anthem.

228 posted on 02/21/2008 10:14:41 AM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: Republicanus_Tyrannus
It hit Day By Day for tomorrow (a conservative webcomic, pretty popular) and this one is gonna leave a mark.

No, sorry. That cartoon will not have any effect. You can't tell people who are in a cult, "You are in a cult! You are brainwashed!" That's what that cartoon does. It's like Chinese finger cuffs.

229 posted on 02/21/2008 12:05:16 PM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: SE Mom

I believe his name is Obango Obama. I heard Mike Gallagher talking about him the other night on his midnight-3 am radio show on KTIE here in Riverside, CA. Mike is not one to be alarmist or to make things up. Haven’t had time to research Obango or other members of the Obama clan, but the little I’ve heard is not good.


230 posted on 02/21/2008 1:29:55 PM PST by attiladhun2 (Obama is the anti-Reagan, instead of opposing the world's tyrants, he wants to embrace them)
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To: Brett66

I’m waiting for McCain to pick a solid conservative VP,I’ll vote twice if he does that.


231 posted on 02/21/2008 2:49:33 PM PST by Minnesoootan
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To: SE Mom

Yes, it is really in the ad.

Brother’s and Sister’s keeper...

Why are they not all over this snake oil salesman?!


232 posted on 02/21/2008 4:52:47 PM PST by EBH ( ... the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. --Alculin c.735-804)
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To: sagmanagain
"...God-fearing leftists...."

Oxymoron. No such thing.

233 posted on 02/21/2008 11:48:45 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist (Stop calling them "liberals," they're Bolsheviks!)
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To: evangmlw
"Judgment day lies at the door of the U.S."

Yep.

234 posted on 02/21/2008 11:51:38 PM PST by oprahstheantichrist (Stop calling them "liberals," they're Bolsheviks!)
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To: SE Mom

Obama will force me to vote for McCain....America cannot tollerate this socialist pig....I listen to him and I think of ORWELL


235 posted on 02/21/2008 11:55:20 PM PST by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: jackibutterfly
"No, I think he's running for the anti-Christ."

Time to change my screen name....

236 posted on 02/22/2008 12:02:44 AM PST by oprahstheantichrist (Stop calling them "liberals," they're Bolsheviks!)
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To: 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ...

PING!


237 posted on 02/25/2008 9:07:03 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Cloverfield 2008! Why vote for a lesser monster?)
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To: SE Mom

The cult of personality for a twit or the fascist agent of change, you choose.


238 posted on 02/25/2008 9:55:19 PM PST by rmlew (Grievance politics is a mental illness)
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To: oprahstheantichrist
It's an oxymoron if their god is the same as your God and my God. But it's not, so it isn't.
239 posted on 02/26/2008 3:37:30 PM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: oprahstheantichrist
It's an oxymoron if their god is the same as your God and my God. But it's not, so it isn't.
240 posted on 02/26/2008 3:37:32 PM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.

241 posted on 05/27/2008 9:54:58 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______________________Profile updated Monday, April 28, 2008)
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To: SE Mom
This is ALL from the Black Liberation Theology writings, all the buzz words, change, cynicism, hope. It's straight from Jeremiah Wright. You need to read this, 'Context' you say? A guide to the radical theology of Jeremiah Wright.
242 posted on 05/27/2008 10:02:16 AM PDT by Eva (CHANGE- the post modern euphemism for Marxist revolution.)
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To: SE Mom

Danger Will Robinson, DANGER!!!!!!!!!!


243 posted on 05/27/2008 10:08:47 AM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (Tag line under construction Please watch your step, not responsible for any accidents)
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To: Eva

Sigh- I know- read the piece by Kurtz a few days ago- he’s (Obama) chilling and scary and worries me more than anything I can remember.


244 posted on 05/27/2008 10:12:56 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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