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Pics show Obama now thinks he is channeling Dr. Martin Luther King
Drudge Pic ^ | 8-28-08 | Republican Extremist (AKA: JLB)

Posted on 08/28/2008 9:32:43 AM PDT by Republican Extremist

Looking at the pictures of Obama's "Temple of Dumb", it struck me that it looked a great deal like the Lincoln Memorial.

Then I heard that Obama's speech is on the anniversiary of Dr. King's speech from 45 years ago today.

Where did Dr. King give that speech? He gave it in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

So we got it wrong. Obama does not think he is a Greek God, he really thinks he is Dr. Martin Luther King!

The sweet irony of a Democrat who divides people on race, speaking on the anniversiary of the Dr. King speech, and in front of a stage modeled after the founder of the Republican Party should not be lost.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2008dncconvention; convention; drking; hubris; obama
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1 posted on 08/28/2008 9:32:43 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Republican Extremist

Could Be...


2 posted on 08/28/2008 9:35:33 AM PDT by bahblahbah
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To: Republican Extremist

The National Black Republican Associaton has posted fifty billboards around Denver saying MARTIN LUTHER KING WAS A REPUBLICAN! Isn’t that great?!!


3 posted on 08/28/2008 9:36:18 AM PDT by trustandhope
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To: Republican Extremist

What next Lance Link secret chimp to cover obamas back?


4 posted on 08/28/2008 9:36:32 AM PDT by Vaduz (and just think how clean the cities would become again.)
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To: Republican Extremist

today is the anniversary of the I have a dream speech


5 posted on 08/28/2008 9:36:36 AM PDT by Soliton (> 100)
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To: bahblahbah

It all fits. The speech was 45 years ago today, and that is the spitting image of the Lincoln Memorial.


6 posted on 08/28/2008 9:37:37 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Republican Extremist

Should we mention that Dr. King was a Republican?

But I think your point is incorrect.


7 posted on 08/28/2008 9:37:48 AM PDT by stockpirate (Be a maverick like McCain. Go against anything he wants us to do.)
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To: Republican Extremist

Oh my, the Obamessiah photoshop pics that will come from that pompous stage setting will be to die for. And we thought McCain was arrogant, imagine him setting up a stage like that and the flak.


8 posted on 08/28/2008 9:39:13 AM PDT by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: stockpirate

Which point?


9 posted on 08/28/2008 9:39:18 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Republican Extremist

I think you are right!


10 posted on 08/28/2008 9:39:33 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Republican Extremist

I made this point yesterday and was told that I was wrong. I still stand by it. The columns will be reminiscent of the Lincoln Memorial. Not exact, but enough to make similarities evident. THere will be tv commercials... Dr King sayb I have a dream... and BHussein say I’ve fulfilled that dream.... similar backgrounds behind them... all tied together in a neat little package.


11 posted on 08/28/2008 9:40:34 AM PDT by RayBob (If guns kill people, can I blame misspelled words on my keyboard?)
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To: Republican Extremist
His speechifying tonight will be hailed by his supporters. He'll get a good bounce manufactured by the MSM. But the short attention span of the sheeple along with the breaking Ayers/Annenberg/WU stuff will eventually bring this Prometheus back down to earth.
12 posted on 08/28/2008 9:41:11 AM PDT by atc23
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13 posted on 08/28/2008 9:42:02 AM PDT by roses of sharon ((Who sent Barack Hussein Obama?))
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To: RayBob

Wow..that’s really going to impress all the white liberals and the black voters.BO will definitely win all of them over to his camp will all this imagery of MLK.
Oh wait!


14 posted on 08/28/2008 9:43:32 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Republican Extremist

The “I Have Esteem” Speech. Maybe Earth, Wind, and Fire can attend, and not just as musical entertainers.

They can double as “The Comprehensive Obama Energy Plan”.


15 posted on 08/28/2008 9:43:32 AM PDT by soxfan
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To: stockpirate

As I stated this is going to be a huge mistake on his part! First he tries to pretend he is JFK and now this....he will come off as the arrogant idiot he is and people are not going to like him recreating the Dream—may piss lots of people off who knows! I don’t like it but then I don’t like the guy AT ALL!


16 posted on 08/28/2008 9:43:38 AM PDT by LYSandra
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To: trustandhope
Those billboards should also mention that Jim Crow was a Democrat, and that every KKK member was also a Democrat. Anti-lynching laws were passed by Republicans, as were the civil rights laws. A majority of Dems voted against the 1964 act, including Al Gore, Sr., and Robert Byrd, Clinton's mentor.

Southern Dems who loved their country and who were willing to adopt the GOP platform of civil rights without quotas were welcomed into the party. The GOP didn't change, its views remained the same. The notion that the GOP is anti-black is one of the truly big lies that the media has managed to foist onto the public consciousness.

17 posted on 08/28/2008 9:47:43 AM PDT by Defiant (The Obamessiah creed: There was a pedophile named Mohammed, and Obama is his messenger.)
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To: LYSandra

Moreover, I am convinced that middle America doesn’t need to hear another “I have a dream”. It’s like everyone says, “yep, we agree, now let’s move on.”

Another national conversation about race will just come across as hectoring middle America.

Of course the aging sixties hippies will love it, but they are already with The One. Bottom line, this is NOT going to work, it is going to further alienate Obama and show that he is in fact, just a liberal, just a Democrat, and just an African American candidate. He has failed to transcend any of those categories.


18 posted on 08/28/2008 9:48:00 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: Defiant

I thought MLK was a Republican.


19 posted on 08/28/2008 9:48:08 AM PDT by Blue Turtle (I)
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To: Republican Extremist

He’s channeling Looney Tunes.


20 posted on 08/28/2008 9:48:51 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE toll-free tip hotline 1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRget!!!)
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21 posted on 08/28/2008 9:49:04 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Republican Extremist
You are exactly right. The papers carried photos of the King speech in their convention coverage. Clearly The Chosen One is going to make this comparison and the Temple is intended to be reminiscent of the Lincoln Memorial.

I wonder how this will go over? Obama isn't really African-American - his ancestors were never slaves here. King is revered in the African-American community - will they resent this rookie who hasn't accomplished anything yet comparing himself to King? How about Jesse Jackson, who considers himself King's heir, and who actually was with King in Memphis?

This whole Sermon on the Temple strikes me as a big gamble that could easily backfire. Can you say hubris?

22 posted on 08/28/2008 9:50:17 AM PDT by colorado tanker (Number nine, number nine, number nine . . .)
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To: Republican Extremist
The Lincoln Memorial doesn't curve like the Obama stage does.

I don't think it was designed to be a replica of the front of the Lincoln Memorial. That doesn't mean that Obama and company can't say that that is what it's suppose to be. I just won't buy their BS.

23 posted on 08/28/2008 9:51:13 AM PDT by Artemis Webb ("The church is near, but the road is icy. The bar is far away, but I will walk carefully.")
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To: Republican Extremist

The windows on the set clearly show that it is NOT the Lincoln Memorial. It is the White House.


24 posted on 08/28/2008 9:53:24 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: trustandhope

25 posted on 08/28/2008 9:55:45 AM PDT by Alice in Wonderland
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To: Republican Extremist

Good catch. I think you’re right.

Instead of “I Have a Dream”, it’ll be “I AM The Dream!”


26 posted on 08/28/2008 9:55:51 AM PDT by Hazwaste (Vote! Vote for the conservative local, state, and national candidates of your choice, but VOTE!)
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To: Republican Extremist
Heheheheh....

Illinois Obama stars in "Raiders of the Lost Party"
Illinois Obama and The Temple of Dumb
Illinois Obama and "The Last Crusade"
Illinois Obama and the Kingdom of the Empty Skull

27 posted on 08/28/2008 9:59:59 AM PDT by KriegerGeist (Lifetime member of the "Christian-Radical-Right-Wing-Kook-Factor")
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To: Republican Extremist

It’s pretty clear to me that it is the Oval Office... Honestly, who give a sh*t. Let this putz give his speach if front of whatever he wants.

Lipstick on a pig.


28 posted on 08/28/2008 10:00:12 AM PDT by NYleatherneck (It ain't a World War until the French surrender.)
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To: FastCoyote
Obama is not anything like Dr. King, the Kingfish, maybe.
29 posted on 08/28/2008 10:00:17 AM PDT by ANGGAPO (Layte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: Republican Extremist
Well, King was a plagiarizer and Obama has a plagiarizer as his running mate. King was a womanizing philanderer and Obama was endorsed last night by a womanizing philanderer. King was a socialist who sought U.S. defeat in Vietnam and Obama is a socialist who seeks U.S. defeat in the WOT.

I can see the similarities.

30 posted on 08/28/2008 10:00:55 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: Artemis Webb
I think it has to curve to visually embrace the stage.

Here is the White House.

It has Ionic columns, where the Lincoln Memorial are Doric, so I don't think that's it.

31 posted on 08/28/2008 10:02:54 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Blue Turtle

I think he was a Republican, although his last few years, I’m not sure if he changed affiliation or not. He definitely was a liberal in terms of social policy and the war, and flirted with the Communist Party for a while. But in the 50s, he was a Republican.


32 posted on 08/28/2008 10:03:45 AM PDT by Defiant (The Obamessiah creed: There was a pedophile named Mohammed, and Obama is his messenger.)
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To: Republican Extremist

So, he’s switching parties? ;-)


33 posted on 08/28/2008 10:04:24 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Republican Extremist

So, he’s switching parties? ;-)


34 posted on 08/28/2008 10:04:36 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: atc23
The term, “Useful Idiots” comes to mind.
35 posted on 08/28/2008 10:04:53 AM PDT by ANGGAPO (Layte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: Republican Extremist

Exterior entrance from the Rose Garden into the Oval Office. Note the doric columns and windows.

36 posted on 08/28/2008 10:07:49 AM PDT by SuperSonic (Bush "lied", people dyed.......their fingers purple.)
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To: SuperSonic

I actually think it is a view from inside. those two large structures on the sides of the windows are the fire places. there is a pic on wikipedia, but i can’t get into my photobucket account to post it here.


37 posted on 08/28/2008 10:10:06 AM PDT by NYleatherneck (It ain't a World War until the French surrender.)
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To: Republican Extremist

Rush really is correct: in a sane world, this 143-day experience of this joker would make him a laughingstock even in the Democrat party.


38 posted on 08/28/2008 10:12:20 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (Just say NObama!)
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To: Defiant

Is there any documentation that you know of that King was a Republican? I’m not disputing it, because it wasn’t uncommon back then for people to register with a party they had almost nothing in common with for various regional or technical reasons. For all I know, Saul Alinsky may have been registered as a Republican.

The thing that bothers me is that people keep saying over and over that King was a Republican as if he was someone like Michael Steele or Clarence Thomas. And as if it’s somehow distorting or perverting King’s legacy for leftists today to invoke King. Sorry, but I see it as perfectly appropriate for leftists to invoke King, since he was a leftist both in his public stances and his less-than-honorable private conduct.

You are quite correct that King was not a conservative, and even had sympathy for Communists.


39 posted on 08/28/2008 10:16:45 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: SuperSonic
Either way is good. If he thinks he is already in the White House, it will go over like those pics of his throne on Obama Force One with the word "President" on it I posted a while back.

If he thinks he is Dr. King, some Republican should say "I knew Dr. King, and you are no Dr. King".

It's Hubris, either way.

40 posted on 08/28/2008 10:17:20 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Republican Extremist

Rush just said that Britney Spears’ set designer is the one responsible for this extravaganza, and McCain already has some ads ready to go!


41 posted on 08/28/2008 10:20:43 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: puroresu

Lots of info here, from the National Black Republicans Association:

http://www.nbra.info/


42 posted on 08/28/2008 10:21:31 AM PDT by rightinthemiddle (The Mainstream Media Controls Our Party. Go, RINOS!)
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To: puroresu

I read that he was a registered Republican in the 50s, I don’t recall the source, but I think it is an undisputed fact. Google is your friend, if you are the seeker of further data.


43 posted on 08/28/2008 10:24:04 AM PDT by Defiant (The Obamessiah creed: There was a pedophile named Mohammed, and Obama is his messenger.)
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To: Republican Extremist
"We've done Britney's sets and a whole bunch of rock shows, but this was far more elaborate and complicated and we had to do it in far less time," said Allen, of RDA Entertainment.

http://www.nypost.com/seven/08282008...pus_126450.htm

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44 posted on 08/28/2008 10:31:39 AM PDT by Republican Extremist
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To: Defiant

Republicans also founded the NAACP


45 posted on 08/28/2008 10:34:40 AM PDT by willyd (Tickets, fines, fees, permits and inspections are synonyms for taxes)
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To: Republican Extremist

Good God, this gets more and more bizarre! Can you just imagine if he wins in November? His inauguration would be more like a coronation. I can just see it being like Emperoror Commodus’ coronation in the film Gladiator, laurel wreath on his head and all.


46 posted on 08/28/2008 10:38:44 AM PDT by dougherty (I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. - Michelangelo)
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To: rightinthemiddle; Defiant

Thanks! I have great respect for Alveda King and I’m willing to take her word on this.

But I still don’t see why anyone thinks it’s effective to tell today’s leftist Democrats that MLK was a Republican. He clearly wasn’t a conservative, no matter how he was registered. Coretta King was a regular presence at Democrat conventions for many years. Other than Alveda, who seems to be something of a maverick within the King family, the rest of the family members seem to be hardcore leftists who support pro-infanticide Obama. Surely MLK would be supporting Obama if he were alive today.

I think we’d do a lot better to highlight today’s black conservatives (including Michael Steele, who’d be a great VP choice) instead of claiming a legacy with a past leftist who may have been technically registered as a Republican, but agreed with the Dems 98% of the time.


47 posted on 08/28/2008 10:45:00 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: Republican Extremist

I just saw the pics at the NY Post and my 2 thoughts were *White House* and *Lincoln Memorial*.


48 posted on 08/28/2008 11:02:13 AM PDT by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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49 posted on 08/28/2008 11:10:06 AM PDT by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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To: Republican Extremist
Does anyone know where I can get a 20 pack of sliders around here???

It's a White Castle.

50 posted on 08/28/2008 11:21:15 AM PDT by Minnesoootan
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