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Biden's Brain Scan
Townhall.com ^ | October 23, 2008 | Emmett Tyrrell

Posted on 10/23/2008 3:32:23 AM PDT by Kaslin

WASHINGTON -- So intense have the Republicans' suspicions of their Democratic rivals become in the last weeks of this presidential race that they now are accusing the delightful Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Joe Biden, of withholding the results of his brain scans from his recently released medical records. Their charge is false. The results of those brain scans are spread across several pages of the senator's records for all to see. Admittedly, those pages appear to be blank, but what did the Republicans expect? Have they not been listening to the great man's solemnities on the campaign trail?

In an interview with his fellow airhead CBS' Katie Couric late in September, the senior senator from Delaware expressed his firm belief that Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president of the United States in 1929 and that in that illusory year, FDR had at his command a large and apparently receptive television audience. Ha, ha, ha -- and the mainstream moron media insist that Sen. Biden's opponent, Gov. Sarah Palin, "stumbled" when she was interviewed by CBS' cutie. Stumble Gov. Palin might have, but Sen. Biden fell head over heels, and he has continued to do so.

There have been his repeated bold intimations that while flying over Afghanistan in a helicopter he was forced down by enemy fire. Actually, the threat was from inclement weather. Or savor this: Despite being caught years ago plagiarizing a British Labour leader's public recollections of life in the Welsh coal mines, Sen. Biden again has rather incautiously recalled being a coal miner himself. His recollection is in error. Most deliciously, this month he yawped: "The No. 1 job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs, J-O-B-S, jobs." Possibly the senator's handlers have told him to avoid four-letter words on the campaign trail. At any rate, for those of us who enjoy a laugh, Sen. Biden's campaign has been a picnic.

Now he apparently is collaborating with the McCain-Palin campaign in stressing Sen. Barack H. Obama's inexperience. "We're going to have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy," Sen. Biden warned, referring to his running mate, Sen. Obama, the least experienced presidential nominee in more than 100 years. Oh, wait. I forgot Wendell Willkie, "the barefoot boy from Wall Street," who ran against FDR, the television pioneer.

That the gaffable Sen. Biden has not become the laughingstock of this campaign is astonishing. Equally astonishing is the fact that Sen. Obama's inexperience -- though there have been a few beautiful gaffes from him, too -- has not become an issue. Instead, the members of the media and their fellow Democrats have made a vexed issue out of the perfectly normal -- albeit abnormally charming -- Gov. Palin. The claim is that she lacks the experience to be president. So, too, does the Prophet Obama.

The media's coverage of this election has been the shoddiest I ever have seen. The country has been walloped by a financial crisis almost wholly created by the Democrats' relaxation of mortgage lending to low- and moderate-income borrowers. It is a matter of record that the Republican nominee attempted to tighten those regulations. The Democrats' intrusion into the markets began in 1977, with their vaunted Community Reinvestment Act, which encouraged bank loans to low- and moderate-income families. In 1995, the law was expanded, leading to an 80 percent increase in such loans.

Along with this, beginning in 1992, Congress imposed on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to purchase what we now know as subprime mortgages -- that is to say, risky mortgages. In 1996, the Clinton administration's Department of Housing and Urban Development, enthralled as ever to the Democrats' urge for social engineering, ordered Fannie and Freddie to assist home purchases by low-income earners seeking homes in higher-income neighborhoods -- more subprime mortgages! HUD expanded this project in 2000. Also in 1996, HUD began targeting the number of such mortgages, requiring that 12 percent of Fannie's and Freddie's mortgages assist low-income home purchasers in higher-income neighborhoods. In 2000, the number was increased to 20 percent.

The consequence of all the Democrats' meddling with real estate markets and with established regulations was that these subprime mortgages were secreted into bundles of mortgage packages and sold all over the world. Now we see a crisis, and magically it is blamed on Sen. McCain's party. The answer is to elect Sen. Obama and his lovable sidekick to the White House. Yet, as readers of this column read last week, the chairwoman of Sen. Obama's finance committee, Penny Pritzker, gutted her own bank with subprime loans and has had to pay $460 million in penalties. Moreover, Wall Street abounds with Obama supporters who prospered on these subprime dealings.

What? What is this? Change the subject to Sarah Palin -- you betcha!


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; bidensbrain; bo; brain; democrat; democrats; liberalmedia; littlejoe; obama

1 posted on 10/23/2008 3:32:23 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Deja Vu. Didn’t i just write something like this in the Guardian Tina Fey exposé thread. Cool.


2 posted on 10/23/2008 3:41:24 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/)
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To: Kaslin

The MSM has been absolutely shameless in this campaign. I predict a huge backlash is coming.


3 posted on 10/23/2008 3:41:57 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Kaslin
....The results of those brain scans are spread across several pages of the senator's records for all to see. Admittedly, those pages appear to be blank, but what did the Republicans expect?.........

........"The No. 1 job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs, J-O-B-S, jobs." Possibly the senator's handlers have told him to avoid four-letter words on the campaign trail...........


LOLOLOL. Spot on.
4 posted on 10/23/2008 4:02:55 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Kaslin



5 posted on 10/23/2008 4:05:07 AM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote, http://falconparty.com/)
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ONE NEWS NOW.com: "GLSEN FOUNDER PART OF OBAMA'S TEAM" by Jim Brown (October 22, 2008)

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "JOE BIDEN'S NON-GAFFE" by Michael Reagan (October 23, 2008)

IBD EDITORIALS.com: "BIDEN'S WARNING" by Investor's Business Daily (October 22, 2008)

Video: "OBAMA PLEDGE ON IRAQ & ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS" (Added May 13, 2008)

A Look at ACORN

IBD EDITORIALS.com: "OBAMA's RED SHIRTS" by Investor's Business Daily (October 22, 2008)

NATIONAL REVIEW.com: "SOMETHING NEW HERE Radical? Check. Tied to ACORN? Check. Redistribution? Check." by Stanley Kurtz (October 20, 2008)

FreeRepublic.com - Discussion Forum (NATIONAL REVIEW Online): "ANOTHER COMMUNIST IN OBAMA's ORB -- MICHAEL KLONSKY, OBAMA's 'SOCIAL JUSTICE' EDUCATION EXPERT." by Andrew McCarthy (October 22, 2008)

ZOMBIE TIME.com: "WILLIAM AYERS' FORGOTTEN COMMUNIST MANIFESTO: PRAIRIE FIRE" (Posted October 22, 2008)

stepping back in time...Video: "WEATHER UNDERGROUND PLOTTED TO KILL CAPITALISTS" (Added October 21, 2008)

Link

RUSH LIMBAUGH.com - Transcript (Includes audio): "Bill Ayers Audio Unearthed" (October 22, 2008)

SWEETNES & LIGHT - blog: "AYERS: The Day I Bombed The Pentagon" (Posted October 9, 2008, 12:00 am)

FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "WOULD OBAMA PASS A STANDARD SECURITY CLEARANCE?" by Daniel Pipes (October 21, 2008)

DANIEL PIPES.org - blog: "BIBLIOGRAPHY: My Writings on Barack Obama's Early Years as a Muslim" by Daniel Pipes (August 25, 2008)

FreeRepublic.com - Discussion Forum (NEW YORK POST): "JOE BIDEN WONDERS WHETHER BARACK OBAMA IS QUALIFIED TO BE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF" (October 21, 2008)

PUMA08.com - blog: "As Rezko starts to sing... Barack Obama might be days away from an indictment..." (October 10, 2008)



[Post no. 5] - ARCHIVES - Topic: BIDEN & OBAMA (aka B & O) (October 22, 2008 -- Click Here.)

JEFF HEAD.com - Videos: "THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH - Obama In His & His Supporters Own Words"

6 posted on 10/23/2008 4:05:13 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Kaslin

Biden brain scan reveals nothing. Film at 11:00.


7 posted on 10/23/2008 4:06:30 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: familyop

That’s funny! That there is......


8 posted on 10/23/2008 4:06:34 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Sara Palin; The Orca in a bay of Democrat Belugas!)
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To: Rummyfan
The MSM has been absolutely shameless in this campaign. I predict a huge backlash is coming.

I really hope so, because they really have it coming to them. They're pretty much out of control now. And when you get out of control, you get reckless and make big mistakes.

9 posted on 10/23/2008 4:10:14 AM PDT by Allegra (NO giving up, NO quitting, NO doom and gloom, NO drama queens...Keep up the faith)
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To: Kaslin

10 posted on 10/23/2008 4:11:40 AM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Kaslin

What? No “Stand up Chuck”???


11 posted on 10/23/2008 4:16:05 AM PDT by JennysCool (There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and the polls.)
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To: familyop

12 posted on 10/23/2008 4:16:33 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup ( To that, the crowd struck up the chant “We want pie! We want pie!”)
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To: Kozak

All of that inside of sometinng the size of a pea . Amazing !


13 posted on 10/23/2008 4:17:15 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 ((Socialism . . . a catalyst for apathy on the road to communism ))
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To: Kaslin

14 posted on 10/23/2008 4:18:01 AM PDT by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging! ~ I am Joe!)
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To: Kaslin
Biden has a brain. It's just protected by a tin foil hat, hidden beneath the hair plugs.
15 posted on 10/23/2008 4:37:03 AM PDT by .cnI redruM (Change is not always good, and Hope is not a plan.)
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To: Kaslin

16 posted on 10/23/2008 4:44:26 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Kaslin

I have said it before....I love Joe Biden. I am so glad he is on our side! He is the best friend McCain ever had!

http://www.wimp.com/stupidbiden/

I must watch this every single day:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ&eurl=http://www.moonbattery.com/


17 posted on 10/23/2008 5:04:30 AM PDT by tuckrdout (~ 'Daily example is the most subtle of poisons.' ~)
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To: tuckrdout

Joe Biden is God’s gift to John McCain and the republicans


18 posted on 10/23/2008 5:12:42 AM PDT by Kaslin (If 0bama wants to spread the wealth around, let him start with his own)
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To: Kaslin

Biden has a brain? Who knew?


19 posted on 10/23/2008 5:31:38 AM PDT by anoldafvet (Barack Obama, the "Platte River Politician", a mile wide and a quarter inch deep.)
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To: Kaslin

Brain scan?? You mean they found one?


20 posted on 10/23/2008 5:40:39 AM PDT by capn dino (I"m smarter than you! Joe Biden)
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To: Kaslin

Joe Biden is everything the media tried to make Dan Quayle out to be.

Yet there is no double standard.

Pitchforks and torches. It’s time to take this country back.


21 posted on 10/23/2008 5:46:12 AM PDT by IncPen (Pitchforks and torches.)
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To: Kaslin

LOL! Tyrell really sandbagged me with his “blank page” bit... ‘-)


22 posted on 10/23/2008 6:05:07 AM PDT by TXnMA (To anger a conservative: lie about him. To anger a liberal: tell the truth...)
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To: Kaslin

Well, at least the opponents are entertaining....

Joe “Plugs” Biden plugs for THE VILLAGES retirement community....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ


23 posted on 10/24/2008 8:37:03 AM PDT by RasterMaster (DUmocrats - the party of slavery, sedition, subversion, socialism & surrender)
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To: Kaslin
The media's coverage of this election has been the shoddiest I ever have seen.

It has been absolutely appalling. Blatant double standards, outrageous sexism, and worst of all the Cone Of Silence with respect to anything that might be regarded as derogatory to The One. This is what it was like in the Soviet Bloc countries - one source of "truth" and a deliberate attempt to ensure that it was the only one.

That's to come.

24 posted on 10/24/2008 8:58:59 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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