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Obama: Oprah Helps Me 'Focus on the Big Picture'
Yahoo! News/ABC OTUS News ^ | March 17, 2012 | Devin Dwyer

Posted on 03/16/2012 10:44:10 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

ATLANTA - President Obama opened his Friday of fundraising with a rousing speech to 600 donors in Chicago and closed it with an intimate appeal before 40 "friends" that included talk-show host, business woman and American icon, Oprah Winfrey.

"There's my good friend Oprah, who very early on when I was still running, just decided that she would support this guy with a name that nobody could pronounce," Obama said as he addressed guests seated around five candle-lit tables adorned with bouquets of red roses inside the cavernous Chateau-style home of actor/producer Tyler Perry.

"And just like books, skin cream - whatever she says she likes, then other people like to," he said. "She continues to be not just a friend but somebody Michelle and I seek out in thinking about not just the day to day issues of the day but trying to keep our focus on the big picture. And what she's done for so many people not just in America but around the world is extraordinary. "

Oprah was flanked at her table by Perry, longtime friend and companion Gail King, Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

"We've had a good day," Obama continued. "It's warm every place. It gets you a little nervous about what's happening to global temperatures. But when it's 75 degrees in Chicago in the beginning of March it gets you thinking…"

"Something's wrong," Oprah interjected.

"Yeah," Obama said in passing. "On other hand we really have enjoyed the nice weather."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama2012; obamaoneterm; oprah; oprahislost; vomitvomitvomit

1 posted on 03/16/2012 10:44:12 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So he has to get his digs in about global warming, because it’s been unusually warm as we approach springtime?? Sheesh....................

He wants to stop the rising of the oceans, and allow the planet to heal.

At the time of the Texas wildfires last year, he said that Rick Perry was “governor of a state on fire who denies global warming”.


2 posted on 03/16/2012 10:48:55 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"There's my good friend Oprah, who very early on when I was still running, just decided that she would support this guy with a name that nobody could pronounce"

I never had any trouble pronouncing his name, it's

SOCIALIST A**HOLE!!
3 posted on 03/16/2012 10:52:26 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

...the big picture...

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ for the Obama family.


4 posted on 03/16/2012 10:57:06 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Oprah helps me focus on the big picture”

That’s so sweet.

And it comforts me to know that Oprah is a presidential advisor.


5 posted on 03/16/2012 10:57:45 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You forgot to add the Barf alert. Gack!


6 posted on 03/16/2012 10:58:50 PM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why does Obama continually talk about how people don’t know how to pronounce his name?

We know how to pronounce his name.

Now, Ted Kennedy once called him “Osama Obama”, but that was okay because Ted was a good Democrat, and all transgressions of good Democrats are forgiven. But I haven’t heard anyone else mispronounce it.


7 posted on 03/16/2012 11:04:01 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: berdie

thats what I was going to say....if he needed Oprah, he is and was in worse shape than even we think he is...what a doofus....


8 posted on 03/16/2012 11:08:39 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now we know. Obama’s not a muslim, he’s an New Ager, just like Ophra.


9 posted on 03/16/2012 11:08:49 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama: Oprah Helps Me 'Focus on the Big Picture'

Actually, it's hard to see anything but a big picture when this tub hits the tube!

10 posted on 03/16/2012 11:10:53 PM PDT by Zakeet (Obozo is to competent as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Oprah and Friends” to teach course on New Age Christ

By Warren Smith

November 2007

Oprah Winfrey will be letting out all the stops on her XM Satellite Radio program this coming year. Beginning January 1, 2008, “Oprah & Friends” will offer a year-long course on the New Age teachings of A Course in Miracles.1 A lesson a day throughout the year will completely cover the 365 lessons from the Course in Miracles “Workbook.”

For example, Lesson #29 asks you to go through your day affirming that “God is in everything I see.”2 Lesson #61 tells each person to repeat the affirmation “I am the light of the world.”3 Lesson #70 teaches the student to say and believe “My salvation comes from me.”4

By the end of the year, “Oprah & Friends” listeners will have completed all of the lessons laid out in the Course in Miracles Workbook. Those who finish the Course will have a wholly redefined spiritual mindset—a New Age worldview that includes the belief that there is no sin, no evil, no devil, and that God is “in” everyone and everything. A Course in Miracles teaches its students to rethink everything they believe about God and life. The Course Workbook bluntly states: “This is a course in mind training”5 and is dedicated to “thought reversal.”6

http://www.crossroad.to/articles2/007/smith-oprah.htm


11 posted on 03/16/2012 11:16:09 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oprah also attended Rev Wright’s school of hate early on.......


12 posted on 03/16/2012 11:23:00 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I think it's a shame socialists, like Oprah and Perry, can live in "cavernous" homes and have private jets when so many Americans have it so hard. If, Barry wins reelection, I think a movement should be started to pressure these people to put their money where their mouths are. They could be giving millions to all those programs they claim to care so much about. I know many of them do support some charities, but it's a drop in the bucket to what they could afford. I think their support of the poor is only pretense. They do just enough to keep the heat off them. They back President Obama, and say nothing against him calling for higher taxes on other people because they know their accountants will use every loophole to keep the higher taxes off them. I mean really, how many homes do these people need when there are so many people who are homeless? I'm tired of the hypocrisy.
13 posted on 03/16/2012 11:25:48 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

pResident Obama at fundraiser: Oprah was flanked at her table by Perry, longtime friend and companion Gail King, -— and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

Poor downtrodden blacks!!!! Dontcha feel sorry for them?!?
One, a millionaire, one a pResident, one a million dollar “star” of idiot TV and one a mayor of a major city.

Racism lives only in the liberal minds.


14 posted on 03/16/2012 11:33:50 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Why does Obama continually talk about how people don’t know how to pronounce his name?

On thisdbay particularly the Irish boyo has right to be upset

It's "Bearach Ossian O'Bama"

15 posted on 03/17/2012 12:08:04 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Paparazzi mob senior citizen mistaking her for Lindsay Lohan (True Story))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And she hardly even noticed he was black.....


16 posted on 03/17/2012 12:50:00 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Liberals feel a great debt to mankind that they will pay off with your money. G. Gordon Liddy)
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To: Zakeet

Beat me to it.


17 posted on 03/17/2012 1:16:02 AM PDT by Shady (The undeniable truth of the Obama Administration...The numbers do not lie.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Ted Kennedy once called him “Osama Obama”

Six of one, half dozen of the other ... but if being a damn Marxist Socialist Empty Suit wasn't reason enough to vote him out, how could anyone take seriously a candidate, let alone a (supposed) President who got his focus from Oprah?!
18 posted on 03/17/2012 1:19:23 AM PDT by Category Four (Joy, Fun, the Joke Proper, and Flippancy ... Flippancy is the best of all.)
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To: Zakeet; Shady

Isn't it a little early in the season for The
Great Pumpkin to make an appearance?


19 posted on 03/17/2012 1:22:03 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Liberals feel a great debt to mankind that they will pay off with your money. G. Gordon Liddy)
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To: huldah1776

Maybe it’s her ass the big picture?


20 posted on 03/17/2012 4:48:22 AM PDT by angcat (PLEASE GOD SAVE OUR COUNTRY!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Two words: FUBO and FUOW


21 posted on 03/17/2012 4:55:28 AM PDT by GnL
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To: GnL

Just great...a president who relies on a talk show host for advice. How low can he go??????


22 posted on 03/17/2012 5:00:41 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Iron Munro

She’s got man hands!


23 posted on 03/17/2012 5:05:01 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: hal ogen

Uuuhhh, just check out the Executive Order put out in the middle of the night and you will see a much “lower” level..it’s on this site now.


24 posted on 03/17/2012 5:25:30 AM PDT by jennings2004 (President Hayes, Mount Rushmore, telephone, Dear Leader...what a mix!)
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To: jennings2004

I saw that. You know what you have to do.


25 posted on 03/17/2012 6:24:53 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Razz Barry

You have a great idea. If Obama wins again all conservatives should stop whatever they are doing, put their hands out for gimmes, and start screaming at the top of their lungs.
Just collapse the system and get it over with. If he wins again there really is no use in fighting any longer.


26 posted on 03/17/2012 9:22:54 AM PDT by sheana
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To: sheana
Yep, go on strike. The stupid lazy people have been paid to breed to the point they out number us. I don't think it would take much to convince them to turn on their rich liberal friends. Any fool can see the rich liberals only give lip service to caring about the poor. They've just used the poor to line their pockets and those of their friends. That was what all those green job loans were about. The Obama administration proved how little it cared about poor people when it sent guns across the Mexican border to kill poor Mexicans.
The left may think collapsing the system would be to their benefit, but, it may well collapse them. They should be careful what they ask for, they may get it.
27 posted on 03/19/2012 10:47:35 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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