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  • Boehner's style: Why a weak Speaker is just what conservatives need

    05/28/2013 7:49:58 AM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 22 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 5/28/13 | David Freddoso
    ...Right now, conservative members of the House wield far more power than they did before — not only because their ranks have grown, but also because the pressure on them to conform is far less centralized and less effective. If you want proof that this system is better for conservatives, consider this: Some of the conservative members who have pushed back hardest against leadership (and won) during the 112th and 113th Congresses are the very same ones who, in the DeLay era, were co-opted and voted for Medicare Part D under pressure from party leadership. (Think, for example, of Steve...
  • Author Of Book On 2012 Election: ‘Without Media Bias, America Would Vote Like Texas Or Kentucky’

    01/30/2013 7:27:10 AM PST · by Lakeshark · 15 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/29/13 | Noah Rothman
    On Tuesday, David Freddoso, author of Spin Masters, How the Media Ignored the Real News and Helped Reelect Barack Obama, joined the hosts of Fox & Friends to discuss pro-Democratic media bias in 2012 and beyond. The author detailed the case against the media in this interview and in a recent column for the New York Post in which he quotes a political scientist who attributes much of the nation’s support for Democratic politicians to the pro-Democratic coverage of politics in the mainstream media. Without that biased media, the author and the political scientist say, the nation’s voting patterns would...
  • Gangster Government author David Freddoso investigates Obama's 'thugocracy'

    04/04/2011 2:23:50 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3-28-11 | Matt Lewis
    Next week, “Gangster Government: Barack Obama and The New Washington Thugocracy” hits book shelves. (The gangster government term has been popularized by Rep. Michele Bachmann and columnist Michael Barone — who writes the foreword to this book). As the title suggests, New York Times bestselling author David Freddoso has taken an in-depth look at how President Obama has perfected Chicago-style politics in the White House. As Freddoso notes, No one was suggesting that Barack Obama was a government version of Tony Soprano, who sends “Sicilian messages” or sells drugs or moonshine or untaxed cigarettes out of the White House basement....
  • ‘Prepare for war’ on tea partiers, gun owners, says New Black Panther chairman

    05/27/2010 12:12:52 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 210 replies · 4,422+ views ^ | May 27, 2010 | David Freddoso
    When they’re not intimidating voters, the New Black Panther Party also holds conventions. This year’s is in Atlanta. At the risk of giving them attention, here’s an inflammatory quote from their party chairman, Malik Zulu Shabazz, Esq. “With the rise of the Tea Party, the white-right and other racist forces. With gun sales nationwide at an all time high amongst whites, with a mood that is more anti-Black than any time recent, it is imperative that we organize our forces, pool our resources and prepare for war!”
  • David Freddoso: Five things we learned about Obamacare after it passed

    04/06/2010 7:21:12 PM PDT · by pissant · 29 replies · 1,718+ views
    Wash Examiner ^ | 4/7/10 | David Frederroso
    "[W]e have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy." House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., famously said that about President Obama's health care reform package. She was right. We are just finding out what was contained within that Obamacare law that Obama signed weeks ago. Here are five things we've learned so far: One: No sooner had Obamacare passed than the White House discovered that someone goofed. Despite all of Obama's promises and talking points, Obamacare as passed by Congress does not require insurers to cover children...
  • Dems freak out over CBO report, blame Bush for next year's deficit

    01/26/2010 12:36:18 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 18 replies · 1,094+ views
    Washinton Examiner ^ | 1-26-2010 | David Freddoso
    Dems freak out over CBO report, blame Bush for next year's deficit By: David Freddoso Online Opinion Editor01/26/10 2:44 PM EST The CBO has a new report predicting huge deficits, a slow economic recovery, and a $75 billion cost overrun on President Obama's stimulus package.From Stephen Dinan at the Washington Times:The CBO now says the stimulus package, passed by Congress last February, will cost $862 billion over 10 years because of the added unemployment-related costs. The program had originally been estimated to cost $787 billion when Mr. Obama signed it in February...Already, the deficit for fiscal year 2010, which began...
  • New Poll Coming Soon: Could Scott Brown, R, Actually Win In Massachusetts?

    01/16/2010 6:41:54 PM PST · by Steelfish · 38 replies · 2,045+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 16th 2010 | David Freddoso
    New Poll Coming Soon: Could Scott Brown, R, Actually Win In Massachusetts? By: David Freddoso Online Opinion Editor 01/08/10 Public Policy Polling will be releasing numbers this weekend on the Massachusetts Senate special election race. In the meantime, they reveal a few slivers of information that suggest Republican Scott Brown has a fighting chance: At this point a plurality of those planning to turn out oppose the health care bill. The massive enthusiasm gap we saw in Virginia is playing itself out in Massachusetts as well... Scott Brown's favorables are up around 60%, a product of his having had the...
  • Shocking poll: Brown leads in Mass.

    01/10/2010 7:20:17 AM PST · by Scanian · 120 replies · 5,031+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 9, 2010 | David Freddoso
    Don't look now, but Republican Scott Brown leads Democrat Martha Coakley by one point, 48 to 47 percent, in Public Policy Polling's new poll of the January 19 special Senate election in Massachusetts. Brown is benefiting from depressed Democratic interest in the election and a huge lead among independents for his surprisingly strong standing. Those planning to vote in the special election only report having voted for Barack Obama in 2008 by a 16 point margin, in contrast to his actual 26 point victory in the state.
  • DSCC: 'Republican Scott Brown is within striking distance' in Mass.

    01/09/2010 6:43:02 PM PST · by Dayvester · 48 replies · 2,441+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 01/09/10 | David Freddoso
    The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee seems concerned about the January 19 special Senate eleciton in Massahusetts -- or at least they want donors to think so. From an email today from DSCC executive director J.B. Poersch: America's future hangs on getting Martha Coakley elected to Ted Kennedy's seat on Jan. 19...American Future Fund, the guys who brought you the Swift Boat attacks against decorated war veteran John Kerry, are up with a $400,000 buy, smearing Coakley. She's being outspent, and a new poll shows that the right wing money is doing the trick. Republican Scott Brown is within striking distance.
  • Next: Help Obama win the Heisman Trophy!

    10/11/2009 7:29:20 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 16 replies · 937+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/11/09 | David Freddoso
    "Type your nominee here!" field, entered "Barack Obama." The winner of this Nissan-sponsored promotion will actually receive one official vote for the Heisman award as sort of the people's choice. Make it count when it's deserved. Vote here.
  • SEIU boss denounces 'terrorist tactics' of the Right, day after alleged SEIU assault on conservative

    08/07/2009 2:16:21 PM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 109 replies · 4,077+ views
    Wash. Examiner ^ | Aug. 7, 2009 | David Freddoso
    Dennis Rivera, health care chairman of the Service Employees International Union, denounced "radical fringe right-wingers" this afternoon for using "terrorist tactics" to thwart the discussion of health care reform. His remarks came one day after SEIU members allegedly assaulted a conservative protestor outside a town hall meeting in St. Louis County, Mo. The end of the attack and its aftermath were caught on tape.
  • Did Secretary Lahood Lie to Congress?

    08/05/2009 12:23:11 PM PDT · by The Old Hoosier · 5 replies · 1,158+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 8-5-09 | David Freddoso
    ...LaHood had to be asked seven times in a July 24 budget hearing whether anyone in the White House had put him up to writing his letter to [Arizona Gov.] Brewer. After several evasions by LaHood, Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J., finally complained to the chairman: "Mr. Chairman, would the witness please answer the question?" LaHood finally answered "no."
  • Obama's Science Czar: Traditional family is obsolete, punish large families

    07/15/2009 11:57:59 AM PDT · by lifeisacarnival · 71 replies · 2,231+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 07-15-2009 | David Freddoso
    "As United States taxpayers know, income tax laws have long implicitly encouraged marriage and childbearing...Such a pronatalist bias of course is no longer appropriate. In countries that are affluent enough for the majority of citizens to pay taxes, tax laws could be adjusted to favor (instead of penalize) single people, working wives, and small families. Other tax measures might also include high marriage fees, taxes on luxury baby goods and toys, and removal of family allowances where they exist. Other possibilities include the limitation of maternal or educational benefits to two children per family."
  • Specter's Blame Game

    04/28/2009 2:48:46 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 65 replies · 1,780+ views
    National Review ^ | April 28, 2009 | David Freddoso
    The departure of Arlen Specter looks very bad for the GOP. You never want to lose anyone. But could Senate Republicans have stopped it? No, not once it became clear that he was going to be trounced in his primary. Specter's problem is not the party in the sense of its leadership or direction, but rather with the Republican voters in Pennsylvania. Arlen Specter switched from Democrat to Republican in 1965 so that he could win an election. He is now doing the reverse for precisely the same reason. If we take Arlen Specter's word for why he is leaving,...
  • Michelle Malkin: Making War With Words

    03/28/2009 1:39:58 PM PDT · by AuntB · 22 replies · 1,429+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 15, 2009 | DAVID FREDDOSO
    Michelle Malkin, 38, established her combative writing style in her pre-blog career at the Los Angeles Daily News and the Seattle Times. Her old columns from the 1990s attack multiculturalists, moral relativists, teachers unions, Bring Your Daughter to Work Day and apologists for the Rodney King rioters. Michelle Malkin was ready to pounce when a new report appeared last week detailing the Democratic House speaker’s use of military aircraft. “Nancy Pelosi is the Jennifer Lopez of congressional travel,” Malkin wrote. Her March 11 column outlined the nature of Pelosi’s trips and quoted from her staffers’ impatient demands — and from...
  • The Geithner Plan

    03/23/2009 7:08:47 PM PDT · by genghis · 20 replies · 863+ views ^ | 3/23/09 | David Freddoso
    The Geithner Plan [David Freddoso] What to make of Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's op-ed today in the Wall Street Journal, and his plan to save the financial system through a Public-Private Investment Program? Rep. Scott Garrett (R, N.J.), one of the few members of the House Banking Committee who really understands the issues involved and asks pertinent questions during hearings, told me that he has a few concerns with it. Among them: 1) Is a $500 billion to $1 trillion plan large enough to restore confidence for investors, when the size of the problem here is greater than $2 trillion?...
  • Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

    10/13/2008 6:09:19 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 20 replies · 492+ views
    Commentary ^ | Oct. 12, '08 | Jennifer Rubin
    Don Freddoso, who knows more about Barack Obama than not just anyone but everyone combined in the MSM, remarks that it isn't just the fact of Obama's associations with a cast of bizarre characters: McCain must also point to Obama's failures of leadership in connection with these assiociations. As chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, an educational reform project that Ayers founded, Obama presided over a waste of $160 million in donors' money. The project, under his leadership, failed to improve student achievement in the 210 Chicago schools where it operated, according to Annenburg's final report. And to this day,...
  • 'I've lost faith in The Messiah': How EDWARD HEATHCOAT AMORY lost his Obama-mania

    10/13/2008 6:29:50 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies · 1,486+ views ^ | October 14, 2008 | Edward Heathcoat-amory
    Four years ago, during one of the dullest and most depressing American presidential election campaigns in living memory, I happened by chance to watch an obscure senator from Illinois deliver a speech to the Democratic National Convention. It was electrifying. I can still remember the power of his voice, as he said: 'I stand here knowing that my story is part of the larger American story, that I owe a debt to all of those who came before me, and that in no other country on Earth is my story even possible.' Barack Obama was the best political speaker I'd...
  • WRONG FOR THE RIGHT (McCain Blew It for Conservatives)

    10/12/2008 6:21:16 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 186 replies · 2,386+ views
    NY Post ^ | October 12, 2008 | DAVID FREDDOSO
    To the degree that they are engaged in this election, conservatives are motivated entirely by fear of Obama and what he will do as president when backed by a solidly liberal Democratic House and Senate. They are not driven by love of the Republican candidate, and it shows in the anger present at McCain campaign rallies. Most conservatives will probably vote for McCain, but they also realize they are far less likely to persuade others, and they feel a disaster coming. The enthusiasm the Right felt during the 2004 election, which had been framed as a true ideological clash between...
  • Here's looking at you, kid (review of Freddoso's book on Obama)

    09/21/2008 9:59:17 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 3 replies · 106+ views
    Economist ^ | September 18, 2008
    IF YOU find yourself believing that “we are the ones we’ve been waiting for”, [...] chances are that you are suffering from a severe case of Obamamania. ... [A remedy] comes in the form of a new book by David Freddoso, “The Case Against Barack Obama”. Unlike the authors of some of the cruder attacks on Mr Obama, Mr Freddoso works for a well-respected organisation, the online version of the National Review. Although it is a conservative publication and the author makes no secret of where his political sympathies lie, this is a well-researched, extensively footnoted work. It aims not...
  • Obama Camp Slimes David Freddoso

    09/18/2008 7:15:36 AM PDT · by vadum · 9 replies · 280+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | September 18, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    With few exceptions, the mainstream media has fallen down on the job covering the meteoric rise of Senator Barack Obama, so when every once in a while a journalist takes an honest, critical look at Obama, people who believe in the democratic process should welcome the discussion. But instead of welcoming the opportunity, the Obama campaign tries to suppress legitimate debate by engaging in Leninist political theater. If Obama has nothing to hide, what's he so afraid of? The campaign's Obama Action Wire tried to drown out investigative journalist David Freddoso who wrote the New York Times bestseller, The Case...
  • If He Can Make It There . . . McCain shows strength in New York.

    09/17/2008 12:17:20 PM PDT · by neverdem · 20 replies · 344+ views
    National Review Online ^ | September 17, 2008 | David Freddoso
    September 17, 2008, 7:00 a.m. If He Can Make It There . . .McCain shows strength in New York. By David Freddoso ‘Within striking distance in New York . . . ” These words come from a New York Republican party press release, so take them with a grain of salt. But with a new independent poll showing McCain just five points behind Democrat Barack Obama in New York State, the idea is not necessarily as unrealistic as it first sounds. A Siena poll of likely voters, conducted on September 8 and 9, shows Obama with an anemic 46...
  • Audio: The Interview Obama Doesn't Want You To Hear

    09/17/2008 3:08:20 AM PDT · by markedmannerf · 14 replies · 306+ views
    WGN ^ | 09/16/08 | Milt Rosenberg
    Obama tried to silence this interview now you can here it HERE Chicago radio station WGN-AM is again coming under attack from the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama for offering airtime to a controversial author. It is the second time in recent weeks the station has been the target of an "Obama Action Wire" alert to supporters of the Illinois Democrat. Monday night's target was David Freddoso, who the campaign said was scheduled to be on the station from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Chicago time. "The author of the latest anti-Barack hit book is appearing on WGN Radio...
  • It's Just a Matter of Time Before Team Obama Tries to Shut Us All Down

    09/16/2008 5:14:58 PM PDT · by flyfree · 24 replies · 164+ views
    It's Just a Matter of Time Before Team Obama Tries to Shut Us All Down Team Obama targeted our own David Freddoso last night. Guy Benson forwards the attack message: Dear XXXXX, The author of the latest anti-Barack hit1 book is appearing on WGN Radio in the Chicagoland market tonight, and your help is urgently needed to make sure his baseless lies don't gain credibility. David Freddoso has made a career off dishonest, extreme hate mongering, even calling legislation to protect people from hate crimes the "Thought Police."2 And WGN apparently thinks this card-carrying member of the right-wing smear machine3...
  • Best-sellers: September 12

    09/11/2008 10:45:57 AM PDT · by pissant · 9 replies · 186+ views
    Rocky Mountan News ^ | 9/11/08 | staff
    PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - Nonfiction 1. The Last Lecture - Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow. Hyperion 2. sTORI Telling - Tori Spelling. Simon Spotlight 3. The Obama Nation - Jerome R. Corsi. Threshold Editions 4. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea - Chelsea Handler. Simon Spotlight Entertainment 5. The Case Against Barack Obama - David Freddoso. Regnery
  • Following ‘Caribou Barbie’

    09/05/2008 11:09:50 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies · 509+ views
    National Review ^ | September 05, 2008 | David Freddoso
    Why McCain’s acceptance speech worked.St. Paul — On Wednesday, I headed between events from Minneapolis to Saint Paul, driven by a woman named Kimberly. She was white, a mom in her late 40s, with a tattoo on her forearm and a mild Minnesota accent. She did not look like a typical Republican voter. She certainly was nothing like the party faithful who had flocked to her town. I asked her what she thought of the convention, and she complained about the protesters who had come in from outside, breaking things and hurting business. “That’s just dumb,” she said. “There’s a...
  • The Great Lie - America did not see the real Barack Obama last night

    08/29/2008 8:02:38 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies · 254+ views ^ | August 29, 2008 | David Freddoso
    For months, Barack Obama has complained about the poverty his family suffered while earning a mere $200,000 per year. Last night he ridiculed his political opponent for a joke he had made about high-income earners qualifying as “middle class.” Last night, the man who opposed welfare reform bragged that while serving in Illinois he had “moved more families from welfare to work.” The man who misled the public for four years about his vote to let a Chicago-area hospital continue leaving premature abortion survivors to die, and who promised that his first act as president will be to re-legalize partial-birth...
  • The Great Lie - America did not see the real Barack Obama last night

    08/29/2008 6:48:37 PM PDT · by flyfree · 12 replies · 125+ views
    nationalreview ^ | David Freddoso
    For months, Barack Obama has complained about the poverty his family suffered while earning a mere $200,000 per year. Last night he ridiculed his political opponent for a joke he had made about high-income earners qualifying as “middle class.” Last night, the man who opposed welfare reform bragged that while serving in Illinois he had “moved more families from welfare to work.” The man who misled the public for four years about his vote to let a Chicago-area hospital continue leaving premature abortion survivors to die, and who promised that his first act as president will be to re-legalize partial-birth...
  • Obama’s Aim; Despite the rhetoric, the candidate opposes gun rights.

    08/28/2008 6:18:39 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 15 replies · 133+ views
    NRO ^ | August 27, 2008 | David Freddoso
    Denver — In 2007, Senator Barack Obama stood up for a gun owner. He endorsed Chicago Alderman Dorothy Tillman in her Democratic primary. Not only was she a gun owner, but she had even pulled a gun on her colleagues during a contentious 1991 ward redistricting hearing, according to eyewitnesses. Tillman, best known for demanding to be served by black (not white) waiters, and for advocating reparations for slavery, narrowly lost her race despite Obama’s support. It would be only a slight exaggeration to say that this was the strongest effort Obama has ever made to support gun rights. The...
  • Obama’s Aim - Despite the rhetoric, the candidate opposes gun rights.

    08/28/2008 10:55:56 AM PDT · by neverdem · 17 replies · 216+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 27, 2008 | David Freddoso
    August 27, 2008, 8:00 a.m. Obama’s AimDespite the rhetoric, the candidate opposes gun rights. By David Freddoso Denver — In 2007, Senator Barack Obama stood up for a gun owner. He endorsed Chicago Alderman Dorothy Tillman in her Democratic primary. Not only was she a gun owner, but she had even pulled a gun on her colleagues during a contentious 1991 ward redistricting hearing, according to eyewitnesses. Tillman, best known for demanding to be served by black (not white) waiters, and for advocating reparations for slavery, narrowly lost her race despite Obama’s support. It would be only a slight...
  • Read Our Interview with David Freddoso ("The Case Against Barack Obama")

    08/28/2008 11:27:01 AM PDT · by vadum · 2 replies · 28+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | August 27, 2008 | Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger
    Capital Research Center’s James Dellinger and Matthew Vadum interviewed National Review Online’s David Freddoso about his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama on the August 26, 2008, edition of online radio show “Organization Watch.” In the book Freddoso cites the work of Capital Research Center, specifically our June 2008 Foundation Watch article, “Barack Obama: A Radical Leftist’s Journey from Community Organizing to Politics.” Obama is "one of the fiercest guardians of the corrupt status quo," says Freddoso. "He is the problem he describes." The full interview is available here as an MP3 audio file. The following...
  • Investing in Obama: Government favors for Chicago benefactors

    08/25/2008 11:43:54 AM PDT · by mojito · 1 replies · 130+ views
    NRO ^ | 8/25/2008 | David Freddoso
    When state Senator Barack Obama cosponsored legislation creating and increasing subsidies for low-income housing developers in Illinois, and wrote letters to get $14 million specifically for two of them (one was Tony Rezko), his official acts benefited several friends and donors in that industry. A similar thing happened when Obama earmarked $200,000 for Jesse Jackson’s investment fund in Chicago and $225,000 for Father Michael Pfleger’s neighborhood ministry. Those are just a few among dozens of examples of how, when Senator Obama governs, his friends do well. Such arrangements give the lie to Obama’s self-projected image as a reformer who wants...
  • Freeper TexCon's Video Interview with "The Case Against Barack Obama" Author David Freddoso

    08/24/2008 6:30:06 PM PDT · by TexCon · 11 replies · 263+ views
    Thoughts From A Texan Via "YouTube" ^ | August 24, 2008 | Joseph "Tex" Dozier
    Hey Y'all! Below you will find links to my interview with "National Review" political writer David Freddoso whose recent book, "The Case Against Barack Obama", is a must-read! PLEASE COUNTER ALL THE MISINFORMED OBAMA SUPPORTERS WHO AREN'T EVEN WATCHING THE INTERVIEW AND RATE IT 1 STAR. Much Love, TexCon Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Question and Answer Time Line: PART I *Introduction = 0:00-0:49 *Question 1 = 0:50-2:59 (How is your Anti-Obama Book different than all the rest and why did you write it?) *Question 2 = 3:00-5:35 (Counter to Mr. Freddoso' claim that Obama is...
  • Barack's Favors for Corrupt Crony

    08/21/2008 9:26:07 AM PDT · by PhatHead · 7 replies · 188+ views
    New York Post ^ | 21 August 2008 | David Freddoso
    ... It's impossible to know Obama's motives. But several of his official acts benefited Rezko, who in turn raised some $250,000 for Obama's campaigns. In October 1998, Obama wrote city and state officials, urging them to give Rezko $14 million to build an apartment complex outside of Obama's state Senate district. The Chicago Sun-Times noted last year that Obama's request included $855,000 in "development fees" for Rezko and for another developer, Allison Davis, who happened to be Obama's old law-firm boss. Obama's spokesman said it was just a coincidence that the state senator wrote letters to obtain millions of dollars...
  • Obama Played by Chicago Rules

    08/20/2008 6:55:59 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 28 replies · 244+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 20, 2008 | David Freddoso
    Democrats don't like it when you say that Barack Obama won his first election in 1996 by throwing all of his opponents off the ballot on technicalities. By clearing out the incumbent and the others in his first Democratic primary for state Senate, Mr. Obama did something that was neither illegal nor even uncommon. But Mr. Obama claims to represent something different from old-style politics -- especially old-style Chicago politics. And the senator is embarrassed enough by what he did that he misrepresents it in the prologue of his political memoir, "The Audacity of Hope." ... In real life, it...
  • Barack Obama lied about babies ‘Born Alive’ vote then smeared Corsi

    08/19/2008 3:41:09 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 19 replies · 442+ views ^ | August 19, 2008 | Sergeant Tim
    On August 16, 2008, in a CBN News interview with David Brody, Senator Barack Obama said: They're engaging in the kind of politics that I think we've become accustomed to which is you try to tear your opponents down and you engage in sort of slash and burn tactics. And very personal sort of personal character attacks. And one of the challenges for us in this campaign is how do you make sure those attacks are answered quickly and forcefully, but also truthfully and that we don't fall into that same kind of tactic. ... As promised, Mark Levin again...
  • Life Lies: Barack Obama and Born-Alive

    08/18/2008 12:39:46 PM PDT · by mojito · 17 replies · 781+ views
    NRO ^ | 8/17/2008 | David Freddoso
    In 2001, Senator Barack Obama was the only member of the Illinois senate to speak against a bill that would have recognized premature abortion survivors as “persons.” The bill was in response to a Chicago-area hospital that was leaving such babies to die. Obama voted “present” on the bill after denouncing it. It passed the state Senate but died in a state house committee. In 2003, a similar bill came before Obama’s health committee. He voted against it. But this time, the legislation was slightly different. This latter version was identical to the federal Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, which by...
  • Mark Levin to interview Jerome Corsi on Monday

    08/17/2008 3:11:37 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 50 replies · 183+ views ^ | August 17, 2008 | Sergeant Tim
    Mark Levin announced Friday that 'The Obama Nation' author Jerome Corsi will return to his show Monday night. Here is [the audio about] why: One astute observer put it this way: "I suspect the Obama people would like to take a gun to John Kerry's head [for] calling attention to Corsi's book when the Obama campaign was holding its breath, hoping the NY Times story would just quietly go away." So, now that Corsi's book is selling like hotcakes, Barack Obama has set his attack dogs loose: “The reality is that there are many lie-filled books like this in the...
  • Life with Obama: Abortion champion

    08/14/2008 4:12:33 PM PDT · by rhema · 19 replies · 252+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 13, 2008 | David Freddoso
    The tiny newborn baby made very little noise as he struggled to breathe. He lacked the strength to cry. He had been born four months premature. “At that age,” says nurse Jill Stanek, “their lungs haven’t matured.” Stanek is the nurse who found herself cradling this baby in her hands for all of his 45-minute lifetime. He was close to ten inches long and weighed perhaps half a pound. It’s just a guess — no one had weighed or measured him at birth. No happy family had been there to welcome him into the world. No one was trying to...
  • Books Detail Obama's Associates

    08/08/2008 8:34:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies · 270+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 8-08-08 | Herb Denenberg
    Sen. Barack Obama has a long history of close associations with radicals, extremists, socialists, communists, and terrorists. When his long trail of these associates is encountered in bits and pieces, it is more easily dismissed. But when the whole pattern is viewed, it becomes more shocking and more devastating. That's why the three recent books on Mr. Obama are so important. They put all the pieces of the Obama puzzle together. And that's why those three books are must reading for any voter: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, Fleeced; Jerome R. Corsi, Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of...
  • Radical Influences On Obama, And The Turning Tide Against Him

    08/07/2008 12:43:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies · 201+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | August 7, 2008 | Herb Denenberg
    The electoral tide is beginning to turn against the most radical extremist and most inexperienced candidate ever nominated by a major political party. Despite the attempt of the mainstream media to sell Sen. Barack Obama as a virtual Messiah, the truth is finally beginning to leak through to the public. That truth is devastating and should prove to be fatal to his candidacy, showing the would be Democratic Messiah to be a world-class phony and fraud. Four factors started turning the election around: * First, Sen. John McCain shifted to hard-hitting and relentless criticism in the last week, and in...
  • Obama-bashing books are sleeper hits (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    08/05/2008 2:54:54 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies · 221+ views ^ | Aug. 05, 2008 | AP
    Going negative against Democrat Barack Obama isn't just a campaign strategy for Republican John McCain. It's also a good formula for selling books.
  • Anti-Obama books are best-sellers

    08/05/2008 12:56:20 PM PDT · by SmithL · 13 replies · 198+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 8/5/8 | HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer
    NEW YORK, (AP) -- Going negative against Democrat Barack Obama isn't just a campaign strategy for Republican John McCain. It's also a good formula for selling books. Three anti-Obama releases were in the top 20 of's best-seller list on Tuesday, despite little critical attention or mainstream media coverage. "There's a pent-up demand from people on the right side of the aisle who feel that the mainstream media is effusively covering Barack Obama and not critically covering him," . . .
  • Interview with David Freddoso, Author of 'The Case Against Barack Obama'

    08/05/2008 4:20:36 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 6 replies · 267+ views ^ | 08/04/2008 | Michelle Oddis
    Interview with David Freddoso, Author of 'The Case Against Barack Obama'by Michelle Oddis  Posted 08/04/2008 ET Updated 08/04/2008 ET Michelle Oddis: Dave, you’re a reporter, not a columnist. You’ve worked very hard to dig into the Obama story. You've said that you started reporting on Barack Obama in 2004. After all this research, what do you think is the most important thing people should know about Sen. Obama? David Freddoso: The main lesson is that Barack Obama’s record, throughout his career, demonstrates conclusively that he has never been a reformer, that this image of “change and hope” that he projects...
  • Freddoso: Concentrate on Obama’s Leftist record

    08/04/2008 9:58:28 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies · 118+ views ^ | August 4, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    David Freddoso argues against the notion that Barack Obama lacks a track record, and says Republicans have missed the mark in arguing his inexperience. In his new book The Case Against Barack Obama, Freddoso says that Obama needs to run on the notion that he has no track record, because an examination of his actual work would reveal himself as a hard-Left idealogue instead of a reformer. Politico takes a look at Freddoso’s work: The first serious negative biography of Senator Barack Obama casts the Democratic nominee as a fake reformer and a real liberal. “The Case Against Barack Obama,”...
  • 2nd Anti-Obama Best Selling Book In Days Just Released! 'The Case Against Barack Obama'

    08/04/2008 5:30:31 AM PDT · by Jabrown · 5 replies · 84+ views
    PDOP ^ | 08/04/2008 | Jarid Brown
    Today,The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and Unexamined Agenda of the Media's Favorite Candidate by David Freddoso will hit the shelves of book stores nationwide. In The Case Against Barack Obama , Freddoso explores the reality behind the rhetoric, the plans behind the promises, and the faults behind the...
  • Hold on There, Barack

    07/24/2008 5:08:34 PM PDT · by vadum · 3 replies · 130+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | July 24, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    The first book to take a critical look about Barack Obama is hitting the streets in 11 days. * * * * *Talk about presumptuous. Not content to wait for the verdict of the voters, Senator Barack Obama, who is not even the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party yet, has already directed his aides to begin making transition plans for the first 10 years (ha ha) of the Obama administration, Marc Ambinder of the Atlantic reports. Ambinder quotes an Obama campaign official as saying: "Barack is well aware of the complexity and the organizational challenge involved in the...
  • Misplaced Priorities (Harry Reid & Sen. Tom Coburn)

    07/24/2008 10:58:39 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 28 replies · 1,033+ views
    NRO ^ | 24 July 2008 | David Freddoso
    Misplaced Priorities A sweating Harry Reid thinks he's putting Tom Coburn on the hot seat. By David Freddoso While the top priority of most Americans — including a growing number of moderate Congressional Democrats — is legislative action on domestic oil exploration, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) wants the world’s greatest deliberative body to set aside concerns over skyrocketing energy prices to deal with such pressing issues as interstate pet-monkey sales, a botanical garden in Maryland, and the establishment of a committee to encourage celebration of the War of 1812 bicentennial. Reid’s cloture motion on a 35-bill package...
  • Dems’ Doublethink on Drilling

    07/17/2008 6:53:19 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 18 replies · 1,619+ views
    NRO ^ | 08/17/08 | David Freddoso
    Dems’ Doublethink on Drilling Will the oil issue prove a gusher for the congressional GOP? By David Freddoso In the novel 1984, George Orwell used the word “doublethink” to describe the process of believing two contradictory ideas simultaneously. The concept invites an appropriate but superficial comparison to congressional Democrats’ current approach to gasoline prices. Idea Number One: High gasoline prices are good. A high price, imposed through federal carbon taxes or carbon caps, is precisely the mechanism by which Democrats hope to curb carbon emissions. We know that this mechanism works because it is already working: As gas prices rise,...
  • Book to 'dish dirt' on Obama

    06/23/2008 1:25:32 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 6 replies · 116+ views
    Book to 'dish dirt' on Obama From correspondents in Washington June 24, 2008 05:30am Article from: Agence France-Presse THE same publisher who helped to sink John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign plans a follow-up effort to dish dirt on this year's Democratic hopeful, Barack Obama. The Case Against Barack Obama by conservative journalist David Freddoso will offer an alternative to the media's "whitewashed" view of the Illinois senator, Regnery Publishing president Marjory Ross told overnight. Ms Ross said the book was due out on August 4 - the same month in 2004 that he published Unfit for Command, a scathing...