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  • Valerie Jarrett Blasts Republicans from the Pulpit

    01/16/2012 4:12:06 PM PST · by originalbuckeye · 35 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 1/16/12 | Daniel Halper
    On the Sunday before the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett visited Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to give a political speech, in support of her boss (Barack Obama) and congressional Democrats: "Teachers, and firefighters, and policemen, whose jobs are now in jeopardy because Congress--well let me be specific--because the Republicans in Congress," Jarrett told the crowd. According to the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, at this point, "Before she could finish her sentence, people in the congregation were laughing, and applauding." At the Sunday service, Jarrett also brought up Osama bin Laden's death in order...
  • Obama adviser (Jarrett) tells worshippers at King's church: 'Change is hard.' (Channels MLK)

    01/15/2012 11:22:12 AM PST · by maggief · 17 replies
    AP ^ | January 15, 2012
    ATLANTA — A top White House adviser delivered a message of hope at Martin Luther King's church in Atlanta. Valerie Jarrett spoke at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Sunday and told worshippers that she believed King would "join with us in celebrating the progress we've made" if he were still alive.