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EXCLUSIVE: Agenda disappears from Obama Web site
Wash Times ^ | 11/10/08 | Steve Dinan

Posted on 11/10/2008 11:51:40 AM PST by pissant

Over the weekend President-elect Barack Obama scrubbed Change.gov, his transition Web site, deleting most of what had been a massive agenda copied directly from his campaign Web site.

Gone are the promises on how an Obama administration would handle 25 different agenda items - everything from Iraq and immigration to taxes and urban policy - all items laid out on his campaign Web site, www.BarackObama.com.

Instead, the official agenda on Change.gov has been boiled down to one vague paragraph proclaiming a plan “to revive the economy, to fix our health care, education, and social security systems, to define a clear path to energy independence, to end the war in Iraq responsibly and finish our mission in Afghanistan, and to work with our allies to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, among many other domestic and foreign policy objectives.”

“We are currently retooling the Web site,” said Obama spokesman Nick Shapiro.

The site went active on Wednesday and was available to the public Thursday. The agenda items, which were active for at least part of the weekend, appear to have been deleted by late Saturday.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; bho2008; elections; government; larrysinclairslover; marxist; obama; purge; website
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1 posted on 11/10/2008 11:51:41 AM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

I sent them a response off of their site the other day regarding their “service” page. I told them that they serve us and that they shouldn’t use the word “require.” That site has also changed.


2 posted on 11/10/2008 11:54:00 AM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: pissant
I guess Michael Jackson was brought in to teach Obie

the moonwalk.

3 posted on 11/10/2008 11:54:13 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: pissant

The mask is coming off


4 posted on 11/10/2008 11:54:32 AM PST by Def Conservative (Palin, Jindal, Pence, Sanford, Steele= the new GOP...out with the old)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

He had the moonbatwalk down pat...


5 posted on 11/10/2008 11:55:11 AM PST by null and void (This isn't an election, it's a manifestation of a Salvador Dali painting. [Persistence of Division])
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To: pissant

They’ll just sneak the forced “service” through on a defense appropriations bill.


6 posted on 11/10/2008 11:55:13 AM PST by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: pissant

You can get saved websites here March 2008 copy:

http://web.archive.org/web/20080222011526/http://www.barackobama.com/index.php

Download his plan for america pdf for old promises


7 posted on 11/10/2008 11:56:26 AM PST by sickoflibs ( Those who don't learn from (real big) mistakes are losers forever)
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To: pissant

Ministry of Truth


8 posted on 11/10/2008 11:56:57 AM PST by BenLurkin (Pray for gridlock.)
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To: pissant

One of his lackeys slipped today and said he’s ready to “rule” over us


9 posted on 11/10/2008 11:57:01 AM PST by 1000 silverlings (Everything that deceives also enchants: Plato)
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To: pissant

LOL, the back peddling has already begun.

Obama aka Sotoro got himself in a bit of a fix. He had this great left-wing agenda and then has been saddled with the Trillion Dollar plu$$$$ bail-out and suddenly his advisers are telling him that there’s not enough money in the world to do all the things he planned. Even if he decimates the Military and Taxes Big Business out of the USofA.

Bush and Congress Screwed the Obamatron’s Agenda.

How poetic is that, justice wise?

Can’t fix something if it doesn’t exist.


10 posted on 11/10/2008 11:57:13 AM PST by HighlyOpinionated (The Court is very jealous of its power - even over presidents, even over presidents-elect.”)
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To: pissant

change.gov.

So there is an Office Of Change now?

He should NOT have been able to buy a .gov website.

Seriously. This internet is screwed.


11 posted on 11/10/2008 11:57:21 AM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: pissant

Somebody needs to find cached copies if they exist (WayBackMachine?) and put up a similar website (can’t be .gov though). That would be interesting.

Funny how stuff around Obama “disappears”.


12 posted on 11/10/2008 11:57:41 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: pissant
http://www.dotgov.gov/help_qualify.aspx

How does "www.CHANGE.gov" qualify for a "DOT-GOV" URL when it is a 501(c)4?

How is a 501(c)4 allowed to solicit jobs at the email address: "jobs@PTT.gov"?

Just curious.

13 posted on 11/10/2008 11:58:46 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: weegee
With Libs everything is for sale.

How soon before Mrs. O starts selling advertising on her ...?

14 posted on 11/10/2008 11:59:21 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: F15Eagle

At least one of our fellow Freepers already has.

A fellow Freeper also posted it on a thread.

I’ll see if I can find it, if you’d like.


15 posted on 11/10/2008 12:00:12 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: pissant

I read through that website Friday and was amazed at the amount of work he had planned. We’d all have to be turned into slaves a la Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge to get it all done. It was all based around community organization work, too. You know the saying—If all you have is a hammer, the whole world looks like a nail.


16 posted on 11/10/2008 12:01:34 PM PST by randog (What the...?!)
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To: pissant

In the old USSR they used to just airbrush people out of pictures like they never existed.


17 posted on 11/10/2008 12:02:03 PM PST by Frantzie
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To: pissant
Over the weekend President-elect Barack Obama scrubbed Change.gov, his transition Web site, deleting most of what had been a massive agenda copied directly from his campaign Web site.

They also took away all of the myobama points I'd accrued! I was totally in 580th place too!

Owl_Eagle

“When the stock market crashed,
Franklin Roosevelt got on the television
and didn’t just talk about
the princes of greed, he said,
‘Look, here’s what happened.’"
-Slow Joe Biden

18 posted on 11/10/2008 12:02:30 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: pissant

This administration will be four years of ‘retooling’. Man the lifeboats folks because we are headed for the bottom!


19 posted on 11/10/2008 12:03:19 PM PST by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT)
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To: GOP_Lady

The only reason to “take it down” would be that they seek to conceal their agenda,

like all leftists have to do.


20 posted on 11/10/2008 12:03:21 PM PST by MrB (The 0bamanation: Marxism, Infanticide, Appeasement, Depression, and Thuggery)
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To: pissant

It was pointed out by a caller to the Limbaugh show that lots of ideas on the original change.gov that were in Rahm Emanuel’s 2006 book.


21 posted on 11/10/2008 12:06:06 PM PST by Brian S. Fitzgerald
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To: All
http://www.amazon.com/Plan-Big-Ideas-America/dp/1586484125/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1226347533&sr=1-1


22 posted on 11/10/2008 12:07:54 PM PST by Brian S. Fitzgerald
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To: weegee
They did not have to buy it. It is on the GSA servers. I think there was a law passed some time ago which requires the existing POTUS to cooperate with the president-elect. However, it looks like they just cut and pasted their campaign website materials into the .gov website. I think they may have gotten some flak from the GSA for doing this. There should be real information on the change.gov website, not just rehashed campaign promises.

You can still see the google cache.

23 posted on 11/10/2008 12:08:42 PM PST by smokingfrog (<|- The .44 magnum = 1,500 fps |=|=| The 44 Obama = 186k $ps -|>)
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To: F15Eagle

speaking of disappearing

he had to go to HI for his granny, she came out of the hospital for a broken hip but died of cancer just before he got his nomination

Now why hasn’t he gone to her funeral, or has the funeral gone?

surely you would think one person in the media could actually find out if granny has been buried by now


24 posted on 11/10/2008 12:10:08 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: pissant

http://www.politicallore.com/images/change.jpg


25 posted on 11/10/2008 12:10:41 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: HighlyOpinionated

I kept wondering when reality would hit this group. By the time you figure up the car industry, the banking folks, and this stimulus package here in Dec (and likely another in April, I’m betting)...there really isn’t alot of extra cash laying around.

The health care package? He’ll appoint some folks to do the research...but their final report won’t come until Nov 2009, and he’ll likely delay his final program until May 2010....making it a political topic for the house races.

The internal security apparatus he discussed? He’ll have a committee studying this...but no results until May 2010...same as health care.

He’ll concentrate on the little things that he can do for free...dump the Cuba Embargo, downsize the Iraq war by summer 2010, and make speeches where he’s up on the stage by himself and looking “marvelous”.


26 posted on 11/10/2008 12:11:18 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: F15Eagle

Wayback usually takes a while to archive, as in months.

http://www.bizzyblog.com/
has some examples of changes.

Scroll down to section that says
Obama’s Change.gov Site Undergoes Severe Scrubbing; $40/Hr. Plan Remains at Another Page

or go here

http://www.bizzyblog.com/2008/11/09/obamas-changegov-site-undergoes-severe-scrubbing-40hr-plan-remains-at-another-page/


27 posted on 11/10/2008 12:12:39 PM PST by Sparko
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To: Frantzie

and send them to mental institutions


28 posted on 11/10/2008 12:16:45 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (Everything that deceives also enchants: Plato)
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To: 1000 silverlings
I don't think he knows what he is going to do. He'll let the Rev. Wright handle everything. God Damn America! Piece of crap.

RightWingIt.com

29 posted on 11/10/2008 12:18:48 PM PST by GaryLee1990 (www.RightWingIt.com)
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To: pissant

just musing: I wonder how soon before he opens the prisons and frees all the “political prisoners”


30 posted on 11/10/2008 12:19:24 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (Everything that deceives also enchants: Plato)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

“...saddled with the Trillion Dollar plu$$$$ ...”

Perhaps he and his cronies should have stayed in town and worked on putting some rules and boundaries on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae instead of letting it run amok with the money.

Now the Democrats have to fix their big mess. It doesn’t matter if Pelosi says it’s not the Democrats’ fault. Read the time line of history there, Pelosi, and you’ll see all your left wing buddies’ fingerprints all over this mess.

It’s the Democrats’ fault.


31 posted on 11/10/2008 12:21:54 PM PST by quintr
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To: pissant

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2128052/posts?page=133#133


32 posted on 11/10/2008 12:23:02 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: GOP_Lady
"I’ll see if I can find it, if you’d like.

I would like to see it. Ping me if you find it.

33 posted on 11/10/2008 12:25:26 PM PST by Spunky ((You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences))
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To: Spunky

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2128052/posts?page=133#133


34 posted on 11/10/2008 12:26:16 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: pissant

Obviously Obama wants this information to disappear, but from WHOM?

In my opinion it makes more sense that he would want it to disappear from his liberal constituents than from conservatives.

Obama said during his acceptance speech that he would have to do things that his liberal constituents would disagree with.

He has also said that many of his economic proposals would have to wait since they would not be good for this economy.

Most of his policies are so far leftist that it makes no sense that he would be hiding them from US- OUR trust would not be breached, the support of his leftist supporters WOULD if he failed to implement every looney tenant of his campaign platform.


35 posted on 11/10/2008 12:27:11 PM PST by Seven Minute Maniac
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To: GOP_Lady; pissant

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=80539


36 posted on 11/10/2008 12:27:17 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: Spunky

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=80539


37 posted on 11/10/2008 12:27:44 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: pissant

That’s okay. His fanatical followers have never know anything Obama ever said except “change”.


38 posted on 11/10/2008 12:30:26 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Obama is the Antichrist.)
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To: GOP_Lady; pissant

I saw the service page as originally released and with the changes. I’ve seen both of them. I confirm it. I even printed out the original service page, but threw it out.


39 posted on 11/10/2008 12:37:09 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: pissant

Heh wow I am so suprised.

(not really)


40 posted on 11/10/2008 1:21:21 PM PST by modest proposal (Now is the time to take a stand against the left....)
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To: manc

yes ... that was all so ... strange


41 posted on 11/10/2008 1:25:02 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: manc
"Now why hasn’t he gone to her funeral, or has the funeral gone?"

IIRC she was cremated and Maya, Obama's sister, spread the ashes out into the ocean from Grandma's favorite spot.

42 posted on 11/10/2008 1:25:51 PM PST by Spunky ((You are free to make choices, but not free from the consequences))
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To: Sparko; GOP_Lady

thanks


43 posted on 11/10/2008 1:33:07 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: pissant

Wow!
Magic!

He’s magic I say!


44 posted on 11/10/2008 1:37:09 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: F15Eagle

You’re welcome.


45 posted on 11/10/2008 1:58:33 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: 1000 silverlings

“One of his lackeys slipped today and said he’s ready to “rule” over us.”

Thats funny. A local newscaster in L.A. slipped today and called Osama bin Laden—”Obama Osama bin Laden”— on a newscast. TRUE story. Talk about your Freudian slips. I’m sure his job is toast after that.


46 posted on 11/10/2008 2:01:02 PM PST by 444Flyer (Purge ALL RINOS!)
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To: 444Flyer
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47 posted on 11/10/2008 2:09:05 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: Spunky

would have thought obama would have gone to her funeral seeing as he had to leave quickly when she came out of hospital

very strange he never went


48 posted on 11/10/2008 2:17:23 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Brian S. Fitzgerald; All
Emmanuel and Obama...whose Good Cop and whose Bad Cop I wonder?

11/9/08

“Obama Requires Community Service And Removes His Agenda From Website After Scrutiny”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2128883/posts

49 posted on 11/10/2008 2:22:51 PM PST by 444Flyer (Purge ALL RINOS!)
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To: SERKIT
You may want to check out this post regarding the 501(c)4:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2128193/posts

50 posted on 11/10/2008 2:47:08 PM PST by BossLady (Remember, Remember the 4th of November.....)
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