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(FReep this poll) Andrew Breitbart ‘bombshell’ video from Barack Obama’s college days released
New York Daily News ^ | March 8, 2012

Posted on 03/08/2012 9:30:18 AM PST by AtlasStalled

The 1991 video shows a younger Obama, then president of the Harvard Law Review, speaking at a peaceful, racial equality rally led by professor Derrick Bell.

The event was in support of Bell, who was angry over Harvard's failure to offer tenure to black professors.

Obama is seen embracing Bell, described by Pollak as the "Jeremiah Wright of academia."

What do you think of the video? It will hurt Obama and propels the notion that he's a radical. 22%

What a joke. Nothing note-worthy happens in the video. 72%

I don't know. 5%

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: breitbart; breitbarttapes; derrickbell; obama; vettingobama
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To: PGR88
"him publicly promoting another loser-leftist 20 years ago certainly won’t."

I agree. I was hoping for more from these tapes.

If they had Obama directly saying racial things or calling for a radical redesign of our government and constitution, then that could call highlight what he stands for and he could be forced to either defend or denounce his prior statements.

But endorsing a speaker who says these things is no different than his current affiliations.

51 posted on 03/08/2012 10:24:22 AM PST by DannyTN
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To: AtlasStalled

It’s a dud. I’m sorry but it is. Also it ruins one of the main talking points we had against him...teleprompter. He did the whole speech with what appears to be little or not notes.

It’s not going to change anyone’s mind and in fact because it appears like a dud may actually garner him some support.


52 posted on 03/08/2012 10:25:09 AM PST by hitchwolf
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Thanks for posting that link. Appears Bell’s theory has filtered down to the streets of Chicago where it is simply expressed as “whitey’s got it...”


53 posted on 03/08/2012 10:25:15 AM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: Jeff Head
Agreed, Jeff.........

Thanks-

54 posted on 03/08/2012 10:26:50 AM PST by Osage Orange (Why do we eat Soylindra Green?)
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To: Yaelle

the mainstream press covers-up five things more damaging to Obama than this every day


55 posted on 03/08/2012 10:30:34 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Question_Assumptions
Andrew...God Love him....his now stock-in-trade was 'metered news'. Yes, this first video is tame by contemporary standards, and, yes, the media will plaint "there's no there there..." Okay. Let's see what comes next, because there are very likely more, each more damaging than the next.
56 posted on 03/08/2012 10:30:45 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: cripplecreek

Can you give a link, or is it a DVD?


57 posted on 03/08/2012 10:30:45 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: RobbyS

Watch the Space Traders here.

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2012/03/07/Space%20Traders


58 posted on 03/08/2012 10:32:18 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: PGR88

In 2008 1) we had an economic crash to worry about, and McCain seemed to be abungling fool, and 2) no pubbies were exercised about this except Hannity and talk radio, because the had no way to countering the race card. So most voters never saw or heard what Wrght said.


59 posted on 03/08/2012 10:34:32 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Um. There must be something better. HE thinks b o is a positive.

After graduating with High Honors from the University of Virginia and Harvard Law School, W. F. Twyman, Jr. worked at a major New York law firm, served on the staffs of Congressmen Barney Frank and Henry B. Gonzalez, and taught as a law professor for seven years. His publications include articles in the South Carolina Law Review, the Virginia Tax Review, the National Black Law Journal, the St. Croix Review, and the Intellectual Conservative.com.


60 posted on 03/08/2012 10:34:56 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: WayneS

The radical left is beyond the reach of reason. They turn logic completely on it’s head. They believe policies based on race are not inherently racist. They believe that when the government forcibly takes $1 from someone, and gives $.50 to another entity to spend it’s more stimulative. They believe allowing people to keep their own money is a subsidy. Try having a rational discussion with an occupier or rabid Omamaist. It’s impossible. I would like to take this opportunity to make my standard pitch. While there are a myriad of problems confronting us no meaningful or lasting change will ever be made as long as there is public schooling. Some people are so far beyond stupid today because of public schools.


61 posted on 03/08/2012 10:35:21 AM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: reasonisfaith
In 2008, the Obama-Wright link was not visual, it was verbal.

I agree with others here - perhaps there is more, and it is being timed for release. its all very good. I am just worried that one more leftist connection won't matter to those who have already dismissed the scores out there already.

62 posted on 03/08/2012 10:39:45 AM PST by PGR88
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To: AtlasStalled

The only ones calling it a ‘bombshell’ are the elite media...who hid from the public for years and years but most importantly the last4 years.

Oh and the video of Michelle Obama in an illegal ‘occupy’ at the Harvard law office....


63 posted on 03/08/2012 10:49:11 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

the mainstream press covers-up five things more damaging to Obama than this every day—

Well that was the whole point Breitbart was making.

The mainstream media were the ‘gatekeepers’ to keep this info and lots more from being reported about the Obama’s. Both of em. Doing the exact opposite of what their job is supposed to be.

Corrupt media.


64 posted on 03/08/2012 10:51:46 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: AtlasStalled
The video is interesting, but what I will find even more interesting will be watching and listening to Obama tell his side of the story as to why he praised Dr. Bell so much during the videotape, especially when he is asked about Dr. Bell over and over in the coming days and weeks of the presidential campaign.

I don't think that there is any way he can avoid the subject of Dr. Bell, who is now deceased and won't be able to discuss his relationship with Obama.

Will President Obama throw the deceased Dr. Bell under the bus like he threw Rev. Wright under the bus during the 2008 presidential campaign?

I don't know, but it will be interesting to watch and find out how President Obama handles this very sensitive subject of Dr. Bell.

65 posted on 03/08/2012 10:58:25 AM PST by john mirse
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To: WayneS

The radical left is beyond the reach of reason. They turn logic completely on it’s head. They believe policies based on race are not inherently racist. They believe that when the government forcibly takes $1 from someone, and gives $.50 to another entity to spend it’s more stimulative. They believe allowing people to keep their own money is a subsidy. Try having a rational discussion with an occupier or rabid Omamaist. It’s impossible. While there are a myriad of problems confronting us no meaningful or lasting change will ever be made as long as there is public schooling. Some people are so far beyond stupid today because of public schools.


66 posted on 03/08/2012 11:00:16 AM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: AtlasStalled

bttt


67 posted on 03/08/2012 11:03:10 AM PST by Dante3
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To: AtlasStalled

Hate to say, but I ‘d have go with “I don’t know.”
I knew Obama was a racist, Communist tool in 2008; it was pretty obvious to the most casual observer.
I don’t think this will make it any clearer to the sheeple now, than it was then.


68 posted on 03/08/2012 11:04:15 AM PST by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Ok never mind then.


69 posted on 03/08/2012 11:04:49 AM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: ncfool
I hope there is more

Breitbart's team says there are more videos coming,starting next week.
70 posted on 03/08/2012 11:05:57 AM PST by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: trappedincanuckistan
Nothing matters to them except ideology and grabbing as much political power as they can. They have no morals other than winning power, and promoting leftist-socialist agendas. So they don't care about any of this stuff about Obama. He's on their side and that's all that matters. In fact, they think this kind of stuff is great, all the more reason to vote for Obama.

We've seen it before. It was made clear how inept and clownish Al Franken is, but liberals didn't care. They thought it was "cute". Sarah Palin has her e-mail stolen, is called every dirty name in the book, the "c" word, the "t" word, but the libs shrug it off. She either "deserves it", or they say those words are no big deal because they are "true". You simply can't make any headway with people whose minds are warped by liberalism.

71 posted on 03/08/2012 11:09:46 AM PST by chimera
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To: AtlasStalled

freeped and bttt


72 posted on 03/08/2012 11:15:08 AM PST by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: AtlasStalled

The average American has no clue who this guy is. I didn’t either until all this came out. While I (and most other political junkies) realize he’s still the same radical today as he was then, I’m not the same person today as I was in college. I don’t think many people are so I bet most people will give him the benefit of the doubt. Hugging some guy before he gives a speech was no big deal. He would’ve had to hug someone like Charles Manson. And then he (and the press) would have just chalked it off as some youthful indiscretion.

Cindie


73 posted on 03/08/2012 11:17:33 AM PST by gardencatz (I'm lucky enough to live, walk & breathe among heroes! I am the mother of a US Marine!)
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To: chimera

I distinguish between the followers and leaders.

The followers are dumb. They can’t follow logic or reason, and have no critical thinking skills. They go with whatever sounds good or looks good.

The leaders on the other hand are pure evil. Not misguided. Not mistaken. For example take the minimum wage. Pick a random leader of the left....Obama is visible. Obama sells the followers the baloney that the minimum wage is about a living wage yada yada yada, and that he cares about them. Obama knows very well the minimum wage kills jobs for low income people. These people end up on welfare, and the government grows. That is his goal. To make people dependent on the government.


74 posted on 03/08/2012 11:25:36 AM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: tobyhill

Yep. Shapiro said a lot more will be coming out next week.


75 posted on 03/08/2012 11:34:47 AM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it doesn't get any better than that!)
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To: AtlasStalled

One more excessively hyped gotcha against the polished turd in the WH that disappoints on so many levels. This seemed like a redux of Judicial Watch and Bill Clinton with every week “we have the smoking gun” only to find out it was a model of a pee shooter.

Ok, we were shown the messiah supporting a radical. So what? To make an impact we had to know exactly what makes his association as dangerous as his associations with the vile rev Wright, Dorn, Bill Ayers, Van Jones, etc. But unless I fell asleep last night watching Hannity I sure did not hear anything.

I admit I know nothing about this person so Breitbart/Hannity include the details of why we should add this to the list of reasons to be disgusted with this president.


76 posted on 03/08/2012 11:36:12 AM PST by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: editor-surveyor

Poll Results
Thanks for your vote.

What do you think of the video?

It will hurt Obama and propels the notion that he’s a radical. 33%

What a joke. Nothing note-worthy happens in the video. 60%

I don’t know. 7%


77 posted on 03/08/2012 12:28:47 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: AtlasStalled; All
This whole 'little deal' was part of such a 'little deal' regarding the 1991-92 HLS year and the preferential treatment of liberal professors at Harvard Law School and the shunning of conservative ones that a book was written about it back in 1994 - Poisoned Ivy: How Egos, Ideology, and Power Politics Almost Ruined Harvard Law School, by the liberal professor Eleanor Kerlow, who herself was involved.

I've owned my copy since 1995. Obama's mentioned in it.

But I'm certain the author knew in 1995 that he was going to be President and it was all a conservative slur put in print eighteen years ago.

78 posted on 03/08/2012 1:11:58 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
I literally had to fight the urge to slap the laptop screen while watching that video.

The left is going to melt down entirely come next fall.
79 posted on 03/08/2012 3:23:46 PM PST by John 3_19-21
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To: AtlasStalled

Wouldn’t matter one iota even if the video showed Obama embracing the devil himself.


80 posted on 03/09/2012 5:31:28 PM PST by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

so basically...it’s the lawerly version of the ice people vs. the sun people?


81 posted on 03/09/2012 5:36:28 PM PST by Scotswife
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