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Obama Decries Racial Rhetoric (NewsMax Breaks Story 3/17/08: Obama Attended Sermon He Says He Didn't
NewsMax ^ | 3/15/08 | Staff

Posted on 03/16/2008 11:24:26 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist

PLAINFIELD, IND -- Sen. Barack Obama on Saturday decried "the forces of division" over race that he said are intruding into the Democratic presidential nomination contest.

... The Illinois senator's comments came a day after he denounced statements appearing on television and on the internet by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor of the Chicago church Obama joined nearly 20 years ago.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2008; barackobama; election; elections; jeremiahwright; maumau; newsmax; nobama; obama; poppa; poppapoppa; poppapoppawhomaumau; trinityucc; tucc
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To: a real Sheila

If this guy loses to Hillary there may be riots!


51 posted on 03/16/2008 12:20:38 PM PDT by Billg64 (LOL ROFL Senator Mccain for what????)
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To: a real Sheila

I am willing to bet the farm that they would not bet for Alan Keyes against any white dem


52 posted on 03/16/2008 12:21:41 PM PDT by Billg64 (LOL ROFL Senator Mccain for what????)
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To: a real Sheila

Stay home after they burn down a few cities.


53 posted on 03/16/2008 12:25:17 PM PDT by TLEIBY308 (I AM PRO CHOICE,I BELEIVE EVERYONE SHOULD CARRY WHAT EVER GUN THEY CHOOSE)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Well, I predicted yesterday-—as did many-—that once this can of worms was opened, and once Barack issued a half-denial, it would bite him in the a$$. This will continue to unravel, and damage him badly. People wanted to believe he was “different” from Jesse Jackson, but in fact he’s only slicker and more articulate, sort of a black Bill Clinton.


54 posted on 03/16/2008 12:34:11 PM PDT by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: ari-freedom

>>the days of ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS and CNN domination are over. We have fox news....<<

I’m not so sure that Fox wants Hillary to lose against McCain. We’ll see.


55 posted on 03/16/2008 12:37:23 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (I want to "Buy American" but the only things for sale made in the USA are politicians)
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To: a real Sheila
THEY WANT TO SEE A BLACK PRESIDENT IN THEIR LIFETIME!

They must have bad memories

Bubba was the First Black president
56 posted on 03/16/2008 12:39:17 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Maybe BO slept through the sermon, won’t be the first nor last time.

That would be fine if it were one sermon. I doubt if the "reverend" checks the house and gives a normal Sunday School sermon when Barack is there, and saves the anti-Whitey, anti-Jew, anti-America crap for when Barack is absent.

57 posted on 03/16/2008 12:40:01 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: ricks_place

RP: That is one of the most brilliant, subtle, witty posts I’ve seen on FR. What a perfect image to describe Obama’s rhetorical jiu jitsu. Bravo!!!


58 posted on 03/16/2008 12:45:32 PM PDT by JewishRighter (Why, oh Why can't it be Hunter???)
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To: Billg64

Let ‘em riot. They only end up burning their own houses
down anyway.
If the beast wins the endorsement, blacks will not vote for
her because of the “injustice” suffered by Hussein O.
Real men won’t vote for her for obvious reasons. Women teachers over 50 aren’t enough votes to elect her.
She’s essentially unelectable. McCain wins easily.


59 posted on 03/16/2008 12:54:15 PM PDT by Fireone (We need the 2nd Amendment to ensure the others. Bobby Jindal for VP in '08.)
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To: LS
Well, I predicted yesterday-—as did many-—that once this can of worms was opened, and once Barack issued a half-denial, it would bite him in the a$$. This will continue to unravel, and damage him badly. People wanted to believe he was “different” from Jesse Jackson, but in fact he’s only slicker and more articulate, sort of a black Bill Clinton.

The only big primary that's left is Pennsylvania. It's got Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, but everything in between is like Alabama without the black people. As conservative as it gets, and very Second Amendment conscious. Obama is in serious trouble in Pennsylvania and this will make it worse.

In Denver, when the superdelegates see whaat happens in Pennsylvania and they see Obama dropping like a rock in the poll match-ups with McCain, they'll vote for Hillary.

60 posted on 03/16/2008 12:55:50 PM PDT by Philo1962 (Iraq is terrorist flypaper. They go there to die.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Well, he's not going to able to use the excuse that he nodded off during the sermon and didn't here it. Those sermons would wake the comatose.
61 posted on 03/16/2008 12:56:56 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

62 posted on 03/16/2008 1:01:26 PM PDT by The_Macallan
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To: Bobkk47
Obama was popular amongst white America because he did not flaunt being a Black candidate but instead a candidate who just happened to be black, and in being a uniter of all Americans and all parties. A non-Jessie Jackson.

The veil has now been lifted and the Nation is seeing him for what he really is. A racist.

63 posted on 03/16/2008 1:03:40 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Clinton said he didn’t have sex with Monica Lewinsky and Democrats took him at his word despite the blue dress. I would think Democrats would take Obama’s word that he wasn’t there despite evidence proving he was. If they don’t, then they’ll be guilty of holding a white man to one standard and a black man to another.


64 posted on 03/16/2008 1:06:45 PM PDT by randita (We're having to cut back to afford gas. When's the government going to cut back!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
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65 posted on 03/16/2008 1:10:00 PM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: LZ_Bayonet

I think you are right about Pelosi trying to make Obambi the nominee. But I think she wants him to win. She figures she can walk all over him. With McCain she would have the problem of the veto pen coming out all the time, preventing the RATS from implementing their socialist agenda.


66 posted on 03/16/2008 1:10:03 PM PDT by freespirited (A government big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it all away.- Barry Goldwater)
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To: Yorlik803

“now he is running like the muslim dog he is away from him.”

Please observe the most basic rules of proper taste: do not compare noble animals, dogs, with Mudslimes, other than to note how superior dogs are to Mudslimes.


67 posted on 03/16/2008 1:10:51 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

video???


68 posted on 03/16/2008 1:10:55 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: freespirited
With McCain she would have the problem of the veto pen coming out all the time, preventing the RATS from implementing their socialist agenda.

Her ego is too big to share with another woman.

69 posted on 03/16/2008 1:11:46 PM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
(NewsMax Breaks Story 3/17/08: Obama Attended Sermon He Says He Didn't

..he intended to skip the sermon! OK? So knock it off, Newsmax.

70 posted on 03/16/2008 1:12:50 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Sure, he MIGHT have attended, but just how many people doze off in church and don’t hear the sermon? Happens all of the time. (/s)


71 posted on 03/16/2008 1:13:44 PM PDT by Mark (REMEMBER: Mean spirited, angry remarks against my postings won't feed even one hungry child.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

With all this now coming out about his pastor, it makes what his wife said about not being proud of America until now a whole lot clearer.


72 posted on 03/16/2008 1:17:02 PM PDT by libs_kma (The land of the free, because of the brave)
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To: libstripper

sorry..didnt mean to insult “Mans best friend”


73 posted on 03/16/2008 1:18:24 PM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Please dont drag your filth into my swamp..................)
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To: purpleraine

You never published a big story on a Friday or weekend if you want it to develop “legs.” Matter of fact, that’s how you bury a story.

Start on a Monday and you’ll have an entire week for the news cycle to develop it.


74 posted on 03/16/2008 1:44:11 PM PDT by toddlintown (On Obama's moral compass, "N" doesn't stand for "North.")
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To: toddlintown

thanx


75 posted on 03/16/2008 1:44:51 PM PDT by purpleraine
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To: a real Sheila

“I can tell you that blacks who support him (basically 99% of the black population), do NOT give a damned what he has done or what is dug up on him.”

Blacks make up 12% of the national popultion. You get the millions of white liberals who back him now to realize that he’s a black nationalist and he’s toast.


76 posted on 03/16/2008 1:47:27 PM PDT by toddlintown (On Obama's moral compass, "N" doesn't stand for "North.")
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To: edcoil
Clinton and Obama - The Democrats have two of their most worthless, inept, inexperienced and notorious members competing for POTUS. What does that say about the rest of their party?

It says: They have no one of any worth amongst all of their leaders.
It says: all they can offer are their two most skilled liars, frauds, cheats, whiners, propagandists,finger-pointing, blame-game playing, criminals, socialist/communist lovers, terrorist supporters, Machiavellian, narcissistic, America-hating, white-blaming, anti-military, big business bashing, controversial and divisive members to stand and represent the Democrat party.

Out of the millions of Democrats and hundreds of Democrat politicians - these two horrid creatures are their top picks to run this country! There is not one good outcome of their primary. Not one of them who is without the seediest of associates, connections and background.

What a sorry, sorry state of affairs for today's Democrats and the U.S. when they can present no better candidate than the two who have no redeeming qualities and the main emphasis for their voters is that one is black and one is a woman. The only thing their candidates are known for is one says is that he will bring "change," (without elaborating that "change") and the other says everyone is being mean and picking on her (and brings her husband to her defense all the time)! Great qualifications!

77 posted on 03/16/2008 1:57:21 PM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

How about contacting Obama through his Senate site and asking about this hatred from his friend?


78 posted on 03/16/2008 2:01:42 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
decries
79 posted on 03/16/2008 3:54:27 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

I could be and hope I’m wrong, but I doubt if this will have any traction with the sheeple. A statement from Oprah, Nancy Pelosi, or whomever that it’s those mean ‘pubbies that are making all of this up will be sufficient.

Some Oregon labor union group just endorsed Obama this weekend, after all of this was breaking.

That said, if Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama continue knee-capping one another, perhaps McCain will win. I also have hopes that it might affect the undecided/non-affiliated folks who are less likely to vote for Hillary.


80 posted on 03/16/2008 4:09:36 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
I doubt if the "reverend" checks the house and gives a normal Sunday School sermon when Barack is there, and saves the anti-Whitey, anti-Jew, anti-America crap for when Barack is absent.

Absolutely, not hardly possible.

This "I went but I never heard anti-Whitey" is a variation of Clinton's famous "I smoked but I didn't inhale" alibi.

81 posted on 03/16/2008 4:11:16 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Wicket
The fact that even the drive-bys are having to cover this now says a lot---that it DOES have great resonance. As a poster above noted, Obama's "street cred" with white people was that he was, as the LA Times called him, the "magic Negro," someone who wasn't threatening to whites as a radical white-hater. He was the non-Jesse Jackson.

Or so it appeared. Now this makes him look like just another slick Al Sharpton. It won't sit well in white America.

82 posted on 03/16/2008 4:37:05 PM PDT by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: NavyCanDo

The veil was lifted a long time ago, but America was too dumb to see it:

From Dreams of My Father, “ I FOUND A SOLACE IN NURSING A PERVASISVE SENSE OF GRIEVANCE AND ANIMOSITY AGAINST MY MOTHER’S RACE”. Barack Hussein Obama

From ‘Dreams of my Father’, “The emotion between the races could never be pure, even love was tarnished by the desire to find in the other some element that was missing in ourselves. Whether we sought out our demons or salvation, the other race (WHITE) would always remain just that: menacing, alien, and apart.” Barack Hussein Obama

From Dreams Of My Father: “That hate hadn’t gone away,” he wrote, BLAMING “WHITE PEOPLE — some CRUEL, some IGNORANT, sometimes a single face, sometimes just a faceless image of a system claiming power over our lives.” Barack Hussein Obama

From ‘Dreams Of My Father’, “There were enough of us on campus to constitute a tribe, and when it came to hanging out many of us chose to function like a tribe, staying close together, traveling in packs,” he wrote. “It remained necessary to prove which side you were on,to show your LOYALTY TO THE BLACK MASSES, TO STRIKE OUT and name names” Barack Hussein Obama


83 posted on 03/16/2008 4:44:31 PM PDT by cyberella
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To: LS

This has profound impact on the country I love and on the world, so your mouth to God’s ears.

Anecdote about PT Barnum that illustrates my concern. He exhibited “500,000 natural and artificial curiosities from every corner of the globe,” and kept traffic moving through the museum with a sign that read, “This way to the egress” — “egress” was another word for exit, and Barnum’s patrons would keep following the signs until they were out of the museum.

If the drive-bys effectively turn on Obama and consistently report this for a long period of time, it may have some traction.

Otherwise, the sheeple will just go keep blindly following in their stupor - Iraq war bad, Republicans racist - made this up to discredit our hero, Bush lied and people died, . . . and considering his admitted charisma, liberal guilt, desire for change - regardless of where it leads, and dislike of Hillary will vote for him anyway.


84 posted on 03/16/2008 4:55:34 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

That only took - what? - two days? Obama isn’t merely a liar; he’s a stupid liar.


85 posted on 03/16/2008 6:25:12 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Obama decries 'forces of division'

RIGHT, like the black racist, anti-Semitic, anti American "spiritual guide and mentor" he has had guiding, leading and advising him for the last 22 years. Obamalama is a FRAUD, who's actions speak louder than his pious platitudes. If he was really concerned about forces of division he would have forsaken Wright and his so called "church".

86 posted on 03/16/2008 6:46:03 PM PDT by Jmouse007
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To: Wicket
Well, I prefer a different maxim, about Russia but we can apply this to the Dems at any particular time: "they are never as strong as they look, and they are never as weak as they look."

Both Obama and Hillary will alienate HUGE numbers of moderate Dems/independents, but for totally different reasons. Hillary brings up all those (bad) memories of Bill and power-lust, plus she's just a (rhymes with itch). Obama terrifies people who are afraid they would be electing a black version of the KKK.

87 posted on 03/16/2008 6:59:32 PM PDT by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: SevenofNine

88 posted on 03/16/2008 7:11:57 PM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: monkapotamus

What wrong Barek you going cry LOL!

Or you tick off that bloggers and Freepers are busting your chop or attending a church that decry WHITEY LOL!


89 posted on 03/16/2008 7:28:48 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: A.A. Cunningham

There’s a whole lot of decrying going on.


90 posted on 03/16/2008 7:37:10 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: LS

I don’t think they’re terrified enough, frankly. He’s just such a nice guy, and he’s going to bring us all together as one big, happy family.

But, I hope you’re right. And you’re very right about Hillary - not a nice lady, to say the least, and her husband is a piece of work . . .

Blessings,


91 posted on 03/16/2008 7:41:44 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: CitizenM

very well put!


92 posted on 03/17/2008 4:49:37 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Just say NObama!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

*bookmark*


93 posted on 03/17/2008 10:27:25 AM PDT by redstates4ever
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To: Wicket

94 posted on 03/17/2008 10:32:20 AM PDT by redstates4ever
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