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Michelle Obama: 'This President Has Brought Us Out of the Dark and Into the Light'
http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/michelle-obama-president-has-brought-us-out-dark-and-light_640374.html ^

Posted on 04/17/2012 6:19:58 PM PDT by TigerClaws

Michelle Obama made a remarkable claim when talking up her husband, President Barack Obama, at a campaign event earlier today in Nashville, Tennessee.

"I am so in," Michelle Obama said toward the end of her remarks. "I am going to be working so hard. We have an amazing story to tell. This president has brought us out of the dark and into the light."

The crowd of nearly 450 folks applauded as the first lady likened her husband to a Jesus-like figure.

In the book of Matthew, we read, "the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up." (Matthew 4:16) The phrase is used to describe the words Jesus preached. 

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1 posted on 04/17/2012 6:20:05 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

With these people just about everything means the exact opposite of what they say.


2 posted on 04/17/2012 6:21:53 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: TigerClaws

3 posted on 04/17/2012 6:22:38 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: TigerClaws

What darkness would that be, and what light is she talking about? These people are scary.


4 posted on 04/17/2012 6:23:17 PM PDT by pallis
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To: yarddog

Yup. Up is down and down is up. Good is bad and bad is good. Must be the last days.


5 posted on 04/17/2012 6:24:04 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: TigerClaws
The crowd of nearly 450 folks applauded as the first lady likened her husband to a Jesus-like figure.

21And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.

22And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man.

23And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

--Acts 12:21-23 KJV

6 posted on 04/17/2012 6:24:35 PM PDT by ExcursionGuy84
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To: ClearCase_guy

Resemblence is rather striking.


7 posted on 04/17/2012 6:24:35 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: pallis

These anti-Free-America grifters must go. How irritatingly disgusting. Please...Americans...vote these clueless destructive bums OUT!


8 posted on 04/17/2012 6:25:43 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TigerClaws

Hence my tagline.


9 posted on 04/17/2012 6:26:42 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: hal ogen

Rick Perry said “a dark cloud...” which made him racist. What does this make Michelle?


10 posted on 04/17/2012 6:27:53 PM PDT by Carlucci
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To: TigerClaws

False messiahs were predicted to appear.


11 posted on 04/17/2012 6:29:49 PM PDT by Brownie63
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To: TigerClaws

What beetlebrain is actually saying is that Obama has taken us out of a relatively safe, but dark cave right into the path of an oncoming train. That’s the light at the end of the tunnel - comng at you at neckbreak speed.

Next: Obama lowers the ocean levels, calms Popo volcano in Mexico, and single-handily disarms nuclear Iran with soothing words and hamburgers.

Tomorrow’s LSD Trip: Obama begins to understand Obamacare is a disaster.


12 posted on 04/17/2012 6:29:56 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: ExcursionGuy84

Speaking of “arrayed in royal apparel”, the picture on Drudge has Ms. Obama in bright purple pants, a bright red shirt, and a bright yellow sweater.

It’s like this woman sets out to look as bizarre as possible. She dresses like a clown.


13 posted on 04/17/2012 6:32:04 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: ClearCase_guy

#3: Great photo of Michele. Is that the official White House photo or one from the Smithsonian’s Insect Zoo collection?


14 posted on 04/17/2012 6:32:04 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Linda Frances

I like your tagline very much.


15 posted on 04/17/2012 6:32:41 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: TigerClaws

Contemporary liberalism is a false religion as well as a mental disorder.


16 posted on 04/17/2012 6:33:23 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: TigerClaws

They really think we’re stupid. These words drip of contempt for America.
Nothing has been fixed. If anything our debt crisis is worse.


17 posted on 04/17/2012 6:33:55 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: TigerClaws

What are the odds of two malignant narcississts hooking up and together winding up in the White House? The odds should be staggering, that it happened says so much about the indoctrination of the American electorate, and the percentage of “gibsme” voters in this country


18 posted on 04/17/2012 6:34:33 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: TigerClaws

Does “’This President Has Brought Us Out of the Dark and Into the Light” mean the same thing as “unmitigated disaster”?


19 posted on 04/17/2012 6:36:43 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: TigerClaws
This president has brought us out of the dark and into the light."

Once you understand who the "us" are that she is talking about, then you will understand the statement.

20 posted on 04/17/2012 6:37:06 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: JudyinCanada
She dresses like a clown

Not being kind to clowns.

21 posted on 04/17/2012 6:40:45 PM PDT by ExcursionGuy84
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To: TigerClaws
This president has brought us out of the dark and into the light.
I know that I am going to take some heat for this, but I agree with her!

The anti-American, Socialists used to live in the shadows and hide their true hatred for this country, but Obama has actually brought these thugs and parasites out into the light and have put them on display for America to see!

The big question: will America wake up and see this wanna-be despot and his Marie Antoinette wife for what they really are?
22 posted on 04/17/2012 6:41:11 PM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: TigerClaws
"We have an amazing story to tell."
"This president has brought us out of the dark and into the light."

More "Obama-Cliche-Speak", which is the only way Michelle and Barack communicate.

Everything they say sounds as if it was written by a sophmore with a Thesaurus and Dictionary of Overused Phrases in hand.


23 posted on 04/17/2012 6:42:27 PM PDT by Iron Munro (If Repub's paid as much attention to Rush Limbaugh as the Dem's do, we wouldn't be in this mess)
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To: TigerClaws
Nothing creepy about these people........


24 posted on 04/17/2012 6:43:10 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Linda Frances

Linda, love your tagline. We can only hope that these reprobates, see the light, Amen.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight! Isaiah 5:20,21


25 posted on 04/17/2012 6:46:44 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: TigerClaws

Didn’t the communists in se Asia use such references?

By the way

FFFFUUUMMMOOO!!!!!

had to get it out.


26 posted on 04/17/2012 6:48:16 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: TigerClaws

I think of the light as a reference to God’s gift of salvation from our sins. His light is the truth. Mr. Obama is far from truth. These claims by the first lady are an abomination (imo).


27 posted on 04/17/2012 6:52:20 PM PDT by MulberryDraw (He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind;)
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To: Iron Munro
More "Obama-Cliche-Speak", which is the only way Michelle and Barack communicate.
Everything they say sounds as if it was written by a sophmore with a Thesaurus and Dictionary of Overused Phrases in hand.


Actually, they are speaking to the dumbed-down, brain-washed of America. The Americans with whom they communicate have only heard the peripheral words of great orators and "key" phrases from the Bible. They were told these were great people who said these things, so when they hear these words and phrases from these two clowns, they have an automated response that it is good! I bet you couldn't find five people in that crowd that could name ONE actual, legal, Constitutional, pro-American things that Obama has done for America! But, DAMN IT they FEEL GOOD when they hear them talk!
28 posted on 04/17/2012 6:53:07 PM PDT by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: TigerClaws

A Lightbringer.

Yes.


29 posted on 04/17/2012 6:54:06 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: TigerClaws

30 posted on 04/17/2012 6:55:38 PM PDT by Third Person
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31 posted on 04/17/2012 6:59:54 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: TigerClaws

Gag me.


32 posted on 04/17/2012 7:00:48 PM PDT by madison10
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To: TigerClaws

They don’t make a toilet big enough for the puke from reading this.


33 posted on 04/17/2012 7:01:06 PM PDT by dforest
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To: TigerClaws

Paul warned the Corinthians of such men when he wrote:

“For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And do not marvel for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.” ” (2 Cor. 11:13-15).


34 posted on 04/17/2012 7:02:11 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: TigerClaws
The crowd of nearly 450 folks applauded as the first lady likened her husband to a Jesus-like figure.

The Antichrist would look like a Jesus-like figure.

Just sayin'.

35 posted on 04/17/2012 7:06:44 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: TigerClaws
The crowd of nearly 450 folks applauded as the first lady likened her husband to a Jesus-like figure.

The Antichrist would look like a Jesus-like figure.

Just sayin'.

36 posted on 04/17/2012 7:06:56 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: TigerClaws

Barack Obama of Chicago, have mercy on me!

Have you all prayed to receive Obama in your hearts as Lord and Savior?


37 posted on 04/17/2012 7:11:32 PM PDT by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: TigerClaws
BS
38 posted on 04/17/2012 7:12:20 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
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To: TigerClaws

450 people is a big draw at a campaign rally? Knowing how the press always blows these figures up, I wonder how many real paying donors were there?


39 posted on 04/17/2012 7:15:39 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: griswold3
SPIRITS CLEAN-2sm
40 posted on 04/17/2012 7:18:09 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: TigerClaws

I’m out of comments..........braaaaaaap!
Yep, out.


41 posted on 04/17/2012 7:27:40 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: TigerClaws

Unfortunately, the “light” is from an oncoming locomotive.


42 posted on 04/17/2012 7:27:57 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: TigerClaws
"This president has brought us out of the dark and into the light."


43 posted on 04/17/2012 7:28:53 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (2012 isn't an election - it's a restraining order.)
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To: JudyinCanada

Judy those are the clothes MO wore on the White House Easter Egg Roll..
Drudge must have used an old photo..

she dresses as most African American women do...every thing a size to small and skin tight no matter the body size!!! JMO..


44 posted on 04/17/2012 7:29:08 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: TigerClaws

The Obamas are proof that there is no earthly salve for a sinful conscience. Those that blame others will continue to blame others even when they get the brass ring. Michelle Obama once suggested that most of us only want a piece of the pie, not the whole pie. This was before she buried her face in the whole pie and found even after that her empty soul craved MORE!

These two empty beings, devoid of any spiritual Reality, have never touched me except on one point: I like arugula, too. Thank you, Lord, for arugula!


45 posted on 04/17/2012 7:32:29 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: TigerClaws

Who talks like that?


46 posted on 04/17/2012 7:37:39 PM PDT by gotribe
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They really think he’s the messiah. Wow.


47 posted on 04/17/2012 7:37:50 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: TigerClaws

Obama’s obvious deep hatred of America could have only come from his childhood.

Since there are no known networks of childhood friends from Obama’s past, Obama was probably a member of a Marxist sleeper cell funded by wealthy men with a Marxist view of the World.

The lack of credible evidence that has NOT been forged requires a long-term, highly skilled and well-funded support group.

Who the key members of Obama’s probable support group and probable sleeper cell were and are is well known to the CIA and the FBI.

Will the “Citizen Journalists” such as Breitbart Editor Joel Pollack be able to out-spy these two tax-funded spy entities?

BTW, forget about the LAM, (Liberal Agenda Media), as they are saving their notes to write their tell-all Obama books after Obama has SAFELY retired back home in Kenya.

BTW, BTW, to all the doubters of the above speculation: what does your gut tell you?


48 posted on 04/17/2012 8:02:53 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: TigerClaws
No, like life, liberty, rights, light and enlightenment are derived from the Creator.

America's early Presidents and defenders of the light of liberty understood their roles as representatives of "the People's" trust. They understood that under "the People's" written Constitution, they were temporary servants whose powers were limited by time and scope.

A few years ago when thousands of citizens attended a rally in Washington, D. C. to celebrate and honor America's Constitution and to urge for a restoration of its principles, this President said, “It’s not surprising that someone . . . is able to stir up a certain portion of [the American people]. … "

Hundreds of thousands of peaceable, well-informed, independently knowledgeable citizens of the United States voluntarily assemble themselves in their nation's capital, and their President views them as being "stir(red) up" by "someone"?

How arrogant and insulting!

Does he view them, as he must have viewed the thousands who attended his campaign rallies, as just ignorant puppets who can be yanked around by "someone" like himself or, in that case, Glenn Beck?

What does this say about the honor and sincerity of the man who sought and holds the office of President of the United States?

Can anyone imagine any one of the first four Presidents holding such a view of a peaceable assembly of 300-500,000 of his fellow citizens?

Informed citizens are the bulwark of liberty for a nation, and they should be considered a treasure. Here are quotations from two Founders and former Presidents. Note the tone of their comments regarding the need for the kinds of citizens who attended Saturday's event in Washington:

"I do not think it for the interest of the General Government itself, and still less of the Union at large, that the State governments should be so little respected as they have been. However, I dare say that in time all these as well as their central government, like the planets revolving round their common sun, acting and acted upon according to their respective weights and distances, will produce that beautiful equilibrium on which our Constitution is founded, and which I believe it will exhibit to the world in a degree of perfection, unexampled but in the planetary system itself. The enlightened statesman, therefore, will endeavor to preserve the weight and influence of every part, as too much given any member of it would destroy the general equilibrium." --Thomas Jefferson to Peregrine Fitzhugh, 1798. ME 10:3

"I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." --Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820. ME 15:278

"If Caesar had been as virtuous as he was daring and sagacious, what could he, even in the plenitude of his usurped power, have done to lead his fellow citizens into good government?... If their people indeed had been, like ourselves, enlightened, peaceable, and really free, the answer would be obvious. 'Restore independence to all your foreign conquests, relieve Italy from the government of the rabble of Rome, consult it as a nation entitled to self-government, and do its will.' But steeped in corruption, vice and venality, as the whole nation was,... what could even Cicero, Cato, Brutus have done, had it been referred to them to establish a good government for their country?... No government can continue good but under the control of the people; and their people were so demoralized and depraved as to be incapable of exercising a wholesome control. Their reformation then was to be taken up ab incunabulis. Their minds were to be informed by education what is right and what wrong; to be encouraged in habits of virtue and deterred from those of vice by the dread of punishments proportioned, indeed, but irremissible; in all cases, to follow truth as the only safe guide, and to eschew error, which bewilders us in one false consequence after another in endless succession. These are the inculcations necessary to render the people a sure basis for the structure of order and good government. . . . --Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 1819. ME 15:233

"An enlightened people, and an energetic public opinion... will control and enchain the aristocratic spirit of the government." --Thomas Jefferson to Chevalier de Ouis, 1814. ME 14:130

"I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." --Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820.

"Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories. And to render even them safe, their minds must be improved to a certain degree." --Thomas Jefferson: Notes on Virginia, 1782.

"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. Enable them to see that it is their interest to preserve peace and order, and they will preserve them. And it requires no very high degree of education to convince them of this. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." --Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 1787.

"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government." --Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, 1789.

"Whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, the people, if well informed, may be relied on to set them to rights." --Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, 1789.

From James Madison:

"Although all men are born free, and all nations might be so, yet too true it is, that slavery has been the general lot of the human race. Ignorant – they have been cheated; asleep – they have been surprised; divided – the yoke has been forced upon them. But what is the lesson?... The people ought to be enlightened, to be awakened, to be united, that after establishing a government they should watch over it."

"A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people."

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations."

"To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea."

49 posted on 04/17/2012 8:26:43 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: ExTxMarine

Exactly. We even have West talking about the Commies in Congress (CIC) now we need to talk about the Commander in Chief.


50 posted on 04/17/2012 8:37:27 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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