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  • Obama says he inherited economic problems

    08/08/2011 5:51:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 133 replies
    reuters ^ | Aug. 8, 2011 | Jeff Mason
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday he inherited much of the country's problems with high debt and deficits when he entered the White House, sounding a theme likely to dominate his 2012 re-election campaign. Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser, Obama also defended his economic record and noted that problems in Europe were affecting the United States.
  • Breaking: Dow Tumbles 75 Points as Obama Speaks

    08/08/2011 11:28:07 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 45 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 8/8/11 | Thomas Ferdousi
    UPDATE: Dow down 460 at 2:00 est. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is taking a beating as President Obama continues to speak. Towards the beginning of his speech, the index was down 375 points. As I write now it is down 450. Obama's blaming of everyone else and trotting out the same old "solutions" are not helping. The S&P average is down a total of 5% on the day. The NASDAQ is also down 5% on the day. This is becoming a run. We need leadership now. In addition, between the time he announced the speech and gave it, the...
  • Nuclear rabbit birth sparks mutant baby concern [Japan]

    06/07/2011 12:54:29 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 17 replies ^ | June 7th, 2011 | unknown
    Is this the beginning of a new wave of deformed animals which could take over the world? An earless bunny born Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant could be the start of lots of strange goings-on in the land of the rising sn. Amateur footage posted on Youtube shows an earless mutant rabbit, and the person who made the video claims it was shot just outside the exclusion zone near Japan's crippled Fukushima plant. The development has given rise to fears that the nuclear radiation leak is worse than expected and human babies with mutations may be next on the list....
  • Ears provide new way of identifying people in airports

    10/12/2010 11:36:57 AM PDT · by rfp1234 · 19 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10/12/2010 | Richard Gray, Science Correspondent
    Forget fingerprints or the colour of your eyes, airport security could soon be looking at the shape of your ears when deciding whether to allow you into the country Researchers have discovered that each person's ears have a unique shape and have created a system that is able to scan them. The scans can then be compared with a database of ear shapes to identify whose they are.
  • Obama gets an earful in clash with GOP senators (Kenyan Usurper lunches with GOP)

    05/25/2010 4:07:43 PM PDT · by USALiberty · 14 replies · 1,162+ views
    Associated Press - via ^ | May 25, 2010 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    If President Barack Obama thought having a private lunch with Republican senators would ease partisan tensions in Congress, he grabbed the wrong recipe. The president walked into a remarkably contentious 80-minute session Tuesday in which GOP senators accused him of duplicity, audacity and unbending partisanship. Lawmakers said the testy exchange left legislative logjams intact, and one GOP leader said nothing is likely to change before the November elections. Obama's sharpest accuser was Bob Corker of Tennessee, a first-term senator who feels the administration undermined his efforts to craft a bipartisan financial regulation bill.
  • Tooth and Nailed: Hawks' Mikita Lost an Ear Lobe

    05/24/2010 4:46:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies · 303+ views
    Chicago Breaking News ^ | May 24, 2010 | Fred Mitchell
    Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith hopped back onto the ice Sunday after losing seven teeth when he was hit in the mouth with a puck. But now hear this: Hall of Famer Stan Mikita not only lost teeth playing hockey, he once returned to action after losing an ear lobe. "I got one (puck) glance off my eyeball and my nose that nailed me pretty good. I couldn't see good for two or three days," the former Blackhawks center (1958-80) recalled Monday. "I got hit three or four times with the puck. If you're skating across the line of fire and...
  • Northfield teacher admits biting off piece of ear in St. Paul cafe(MN ear biter update)

    04/13/2010 10:57:59 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 33 replies · 1,329+ views
    star tribuine ^ | 4-10-10 | paul walsh
    A Northfield middle school teacher admitted in court Wednesday that she bit off a chunk of a stranger's ear while in a St. Paul cafe last month, severing a piece of flesh that police presume she swallowed. Susan M. Mwarabu, 30, of Rochester, pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court to third-degree felony assault. She remains free pending sentencing May 20.
  • White House: Failed plane attack an attempted act of terrorism(Obama told 3 HOURS AFTER PLANE LANDS)

    12/25/2009 6:01:47 PM PST · by Brytani · 640 replies · 18,876+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 25, 2009 | Scott Butterworth and Spencer S. Hsu
    A White House official said the incident was an attempted act of terrorism. The FBI is investigating and President Obama, celebrating Christmas in Hawaii, was told of the incident about three hours after the plane landed, officials said. Obama has told White House officials that all appropriate measures be taken to increase security for air travel, a spokesman said. Nevertheless, officials said, they are not prepared to raise the terrorism alert level, currently at orange -- or the second-highest of five levels -- for domestic and international air travel.
  • Barack Obama to release up to 2,000 photographs of prisoner abuse (Details on Photos)

    04/24/2009 6:42:50 PM PDT · by GOPGuide · 264 replies · 7,888+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | 24 Apr 2009 | Toby Harnden
    President Barack Obama is to release up to 2,000 photographs of alleged abuse at American prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan in a move which will reignite the scandal surrounding Abu Ghraib prison in 2004. The decision to make public the images sought in a legal action by the American Civil Liberties Union comes amid a political firestorm over alleged torture of detainees under President George W. Bush. Some of the photographs, which will be released before May 28, are said to show American service personnel humiliating prisoners, according to officials. The images relate to more than 400 separate cases involving...
  • President Obama declares turning point on earmark reform

    03/12/2009 11:15:36 AM PDT · by cc2k · 21 replies · 1,096+ views
    White House Web Site ^ | Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 at 7:28 pm
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 at 7:28 pm President Obama declares turning point on earmark reform Today President Obama signed the final version of last year’s budget, as posted here on Friday while it was making its way through Congress, in order to keep the government functioning. As he explained, there was much to speak well of in the bill: “Now, yesterday Congress sent me the final part of last year's budget; a piece of legislation that rolls nine bills required to keep the government running into one, a piece of legislation that addresses the immediate concerns of the American people by making needed investments in...
  • [President] Obama's New Spending Bill Has 9,000 Earmarks

    02/23/2009 2:03:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies · 1,717+ views
    Newsmax / McClatchy Newspapers ^ | February 23, 2009 | William Douglas and David Lightman
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, candidates Barack Obama and John McCain fought vigorously over who would be toughest on congressional earmarks. "We need earmark reform," Obama said in September during a presidential debate in Oxford, Miss. "And when I'm president, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely." President Barack Obama should prepare to carve out a lot of free time and keep the coffee hot this week as Congress prepares to unveil a $410 billion omnibus spending bill that's riddled with thousands of earmarks, despite his calls for restraint and efforts...
  • Mortgage Fallout has ACORN Roots to Presidential Candidate (Ears Obama)

    10/09/2008 4:11:08 PM PDT · by pissant · 7 replies · 734+ views
    Wired News ^ | 10/9/08 | Jason Meeks
    Barack Obama has strong ties to the group that pressured banks into making high-risk loans.Fort Worth, TX ( ACORN, which stands for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, pressured banks into making mortgages to those who would otherwise not qualify for them, according to an October 7, 2008 article by Stanley Kurtz, which appeared on the website for National Review. As all Americans are footing the bill for the $700 billion bailout to prevent the collapse the financial market, ACORN leader Madeline Talbotwho has close ties to Senator Obamapersonally strong-armed banks into making mortgage loans to low income minorities...
  • Earmarks: A Weak Issue?

    09/10/2008 12:57:38 AM PDT · by Yankee Sailor · 4 replies · 114+ views
    The Royal Savage ^ | 9/9/2008 | Holden Des Montsverts
    There's an interesting detail in September 4th's ABC News poll that speaks directly to the effectiveness of the current skirmish over earmarks. Here’s the question: For each item I name, please tell me if it makes you think more favorably toward Palin, less favorably, or if it doesn't change your opinion of her one way or another...As mayor she obtained 27 million dollars in federal funding for projects in her town of about 7,000 people The responses are more than a little surprising. 32% of respondents thought it made her more favorable, 19% thought it made her less favorable, and...
  • Obama: Lipstick on a Pig (Did he just call Sarah Palin a pig and a stinky fish?)

    09/09/2008 3:36:33 PM PDT · by kristinn · 1,565 replies · 3,561+ views
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Amie Parnes reports from Lebanon, VA: Obama poked fun of McCain and Palin's new "change" mantra. "You can put lipstick on a pig," he said as the crowd cheered. "It's still a pig." "You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It's still gonna stink." "We've had enough of the same old thing." The crowd apparently took the "lipstick" line as a reference to Palin, who described the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull in a single word: "lipstick."
  • Obama: Surge Succeeded Beyond Wildest Dreams

    09/04/2008 1:53:28 PM PDT · by Joiseydude · 93 replies · 203+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, September 4, 2008
    The troop surge in Iraq has been more successful than anyone could have imagined, Barack Obama conceded Thursday in his first-ever interview on FOX News. As recently as July, the Democratic presidential candidate declined to rate the surge a success, but said it had helped reduce violence in the country. On Thursday, Obama acknowledged the 2007 increase in U.S. troops has benefited the Iraqi people. I think that the surge has succeeded in ways that nobody anticipated, Obama said while refusing to retract his initial opposition to the surge. Ive already said its succeeded beyond our wildest dreams. Speaking on...
  • Surprise!... Obama's Invesco Tickets Picture Upside Down US Flags

    08/19/2008 6:29:51 AM PDT · by Fox_Mulder77 · 150 replies · 750+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 19, 2008
    Rightwing fodder-- Barack Obama Invesco Field convention tickets picture upside down US flags- an international symbol of distress. The DNC tickets printed for Barack Obama's acceptance speech at Invesco Field show an upside down US flag on both sides. This is the international symbol of extreme distress. FOX 9 reported: Some viewers contacted 9NEWS Saturday, questioning the design of the credentials to see Sen. Barack Obama accept the Democratic Party's presidential nomination at INVESCO Field at Mile High. The viewers say with the stars and blue field in the lower left corner, it looks like an upside down American flag....
  • Obama says pointed abortion query above his pay grade POTUS then is certainly above

    08/16/2008 11:12:47 PM PDT · by · 112 replies · 187+ views
    <p>DALLAS - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama side-stepped a pointed query about abortion on Saturday by mega-pastor Rick Warren during a televised forum.</p> <p>Asked at what point a baby gets human rights, Obama, who strongly supports abortion rights, said: whether youre looking at it from a theological perspective or a scientific perspective, answering that question with specificity is above my pay grade.</p>
  • Obamas Answer to Drilling Debate: Inflate Your Tires (Video clip)

    07/30/2008 1:08:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 175 replies · 822+ views
    CNN ^ | July 30, 2008
    "We could save all the oil that they're talking about getting off drilling if everybody was just inflating their tires and getting regular tune-ups. You could save just as much."
  • Obama Says He's On Senate Banking Committee: They've Never Heard of Him

    07/23/2008 7:00:18 PM PDT · by Bill Dupray · 43 replies · 1,737+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | July 23, 2008 | Bill Dupray
    Video. This one is a little unnerving. Either were missing something, or Obama needs medication and some quality time with a psychiatrist.
  • Obama's Blatant Exploitation of Wailing Wall for Political Purposes

    07/23/2008 6:09:12 PM PDT · by Notwithstanding · 147 replies · 348+ views ^ | 4/23/2008 | Drudge
  • Obama to speak near Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

    07/20/2008 11:41:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies · 123+ views ^ | July 20, 2008 | Melissa Eddy
    Barack Obama's campaign said Sunday he will give a speech on the future of trans-Atlantic relations in front of a Prussian war monument in downtown Berlin _ in view of the historic Brandenburg Gate. The announcement that he will speak at the Victory Column, or Siegessaeule, ended weeks of speculation here. It also triggered criticism that the 226-foot column built in 1873 to celebrate Prussian war victories over Denmark, Austria and France was an inappropriate choice. One of Berlin's best-known monuments, the column is topped by a golden, winged figure representing Victoria, the Roman goddess of victory. It stood in...
  • Obama Will Be Forced Far Left

    07/09/2008 9:46:01 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 23 replies · 159+ views ^ | July 9, 2008 | Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
    The list of issues on which Barack Obama has flipped now that the primaries are over is long and growing rapidly: # He says he believes in a Second Amendment right to bear arms. # He now opposes late-term abortion. # He suddenly is a devotee of using faith-based institutions to deliver public services. # He now says that he wont raise Social Security taxes on anyone making less than $250,000 a year. In the primary, he said hed eliminate the threshold entirely, including on people making as little as $100,000. # He recently opposed the Fairness Doctrine for talk...
  • Obama to lead economic discussion at CMU Thursday (*NOT open to the public*)

    06/24/2008 10:18:35 AM PDT · by steel_resolve · 13 replies · 159+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | By James O'Toole
    Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama will appear at Carnegie Mellon University Thursday, hosting a round-table conversation on competitiveness and the world economy. The morning panel discussion, which will be closed to the public, includes speakers from industry, labor and the academic world.The participants are to include: Lael Brainard, vice president of the Brookings Institution; Eli Broad, founder of the Broad Foundation; Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of Harlem Children's Zone; Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution Health and former chairman and CEO of America Online; Susan Hockfield, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Federico Pe??a, former U.S....
  • Obama Foreign Policy Adviser:Winnie the Pooh seems to be a fundamental text on national security.

    06/17/2008 9:06:07 AM PDT · by JRochelle · 54 replies · 1,849+ views
    Campaign Spot ^ | 06/17/2008 | Jim Geraghty
    A runaway metaphor is not the worst sin in the world. But if former Navy Secretary Richard Danzig really is a potential national security adviser under President Obama, he's doing his potential future boss no favors when he talks like this: Richard Danzig, who served as Navy Secretary under President Clinton and is tipped to become National Security Adviser in an Obama White House, told a major foreign policy conference in Washington that the future of US strategy in the war on terrorism should follow a lesson from the pages of Winnie the Pooh, which can be shortened to: if...
  • Obama Talks of Family's Military Service (Family liberated Auschwitz...Yeahhhhh)

    05/27/2008 11:48:44 AM PDT · by PA Engineer · 189 replies · 492+ views
    Cbs News ^ | May 26, 2008 | Maria Gavrilovic
    My grandfather marched in Pattons army, but I cannot know what it is to walk into battle like so many of you, he told a small group of veterans here Obama also spoke about his uncle, who was part of the American brigade that helped to liberate Auschwitz.
  • Obama Grilled on Ties to Pro-Palestinian Professor

    05/22/2008 8:40:30 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 60 replies · 630+ views
    Obama Grilled on Ties to Pro-Palestinian Professor by Thursday, May 22, 2008 A persistent questioner at a campaign stop Thursday grilled Barack Obama on his ties to a professor with pro-Palestinian views, prompting Obama to speak at some length against guilt by association and about his support for the Jewish community. The at-times heated exchange occurred during a town hall event held at a synagogue in Boca Raton, Fla. The questioner focused on Obamas relationship to Rashid Khalidi, a professor of Arab studies at Columbia University who has drawn fire for some of his criticisms of Israel. Obama responded...
  • Obama: Iran is Just a Tiny Country

    05/19/2008 12:10:54 PM PDT · by kathsua · 92 replies · 673+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 5/19/08 | Amanda Carpenter
    Likely Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama told supporters Iran is just a tiny country at a campaign stop in Oregon Sunday evening. "Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, these countries are tiny compared to the Soviet Union. They don't pose a serious threat to us the way the Soviet Union posed a threat to us, Obama said. Obamas rivals, including his fellow Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton, have criticized Obama for his willing to meet with Iran, a state sponsor of terrorism. Presumptive GOP presidential nominee John McCain issued a strong retort to Obama's assessment at a stop in Chicago on Monday. "The...
  • Obama tells Tenn.'s GOP: 'Lay off my wife' [Barf Alert]

    05/19/2008 8:38:48 AM PDT · by indcons · 93 replies · 271+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Yahoo News
    Democrat Barack Obama has a message for Tennessee's Republican Party: "Lay off my wife." ADVERTISEMENT Obama, his party's presidential front-runner, and his wife, Michelle, were asked in an interview aired Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America" about an online video last week by the state's GOP taking her to task for a comment some considered unpatriotic. "The GOP, should I be the nominee, can say whatever they want to say about me, my track record," Obama said. "If they think that they're going to try to make Michelle an issue in this campaign, they should be careful because that I...
  • Ding! Round one goes to the dove with the dodgy name - Obama Vs. McCain - Foreing Policy Tussle

    05/18/2008 10:34:22 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 17 replies · 197+ views
    Guardian ^ | May 19th, 2008 | Michael Tomasky
    So, round one of the 2008 foreign policy debate goes to ... Barack Obama? Improbable as it seems, in the first direct rhetorical showdown of the general election campaign - over a question, foreign policy "toughness", that's been a perceived Democratic weakness since Vietnam - it was the guy with the thin foreign policy rsum, suspected by some of his compatriots of being a Muslim, who out-punched the war hero with the extensive rsum. And shall I add that the one with the thin rsum and the strange name has a dodgy position on the question at hand, and yet...
  • Obama warns Republicans about critical ads

    05/16/2008 2:24:33 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 58 replies · 185+ views
    Bay news9 ^ | May 16, 2008 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Perhaps no one took greater comfort in the Republican Party's third straight loss of a long-held House seat this week than Barack Obama, who says the results point to clear limits in the effectiveness of attack ads he expects this fall. The Democratic presidential candidate played a prominent role in all three special elections to fill vacant GOP seats, and he landed on the winning side each time. In recent contests in Louisiana and Mississippi, Republicans or their allies ran TV ads linking the Democratic House nominees to Obama, warning that a vote for them was a...
  • Obama: "I Will Raise Taxes"

    05/08/2008 6:06:06 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 250 replies · 432+ views ^ | May 8, 2008 | Amanda Carpenter
    By Amanda Carpenter Thursday, May 8, 2008 Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama flatly promised to raise taxes in a television interview Thursday afternoon. I will raise CEO taxes, Obama told CNNs Wolf Blitzer on The Situation Room. If youre a CEO in this country youll probably pay more taxes, Obama said. Obama speculated his CEO tax rates wont be prohibitively high, youll pay roughly what you did in the 90s when they were doing fine. Obama also said he would eliminate the Bush tax cuts and install what he called a middle class tax cut. Blitzer asked Obama to define...
  • Obama Says Teamsters Need Less Oversight (More Fraud, Less Feds Barry?)

    05/05/2008 9:33:44 AM PDT · by milwguy · 60 replies · 1,190+ views
    wall st journal ^ | 5/5/2008 | Brody Mullins and Kris Maher
    Sen. Barack Obama won the endorsement of the Teamsters earlier this year after privately telling the union he supported ending the strict federal oversight imposed to root out corruption, according to officials from the union and the Obama campaign. It's an unusual stance for a presidential candidate. Policy makers have largely treated monitoring of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters as a legal matter left to the Justice Department since an independent review board was set up in 1992 to eliminate mob influence in the union.
  • BREAKING-Obama Throwing Rev. Wright Under The Bus!-LIVE THREAD!

    04/29/2008 11:02:16 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 702 replies · 1,413+ views
    ME | 4-29-07 | TCRLAF
    Live NOW on FOX, CNN, and MSNBC! The Holy Messiah Obama is throwing Rev, Wright under the Bus!!
  • 'That boy's finger does not need to be on the button'(Rep. Geoff Davis)

    04/14/2008 1:15:10 PM PDT · by RDTF · 144 replies · 260+ views
    Politico ^ | April 14, 2008 | Ben Smith
    U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, a Hebron Republican, compared Obama and his message for change similar to a "snake oil salesman" [at a Northern Kentucky Lincoln Day dinner]. He said in his remarks at the GOP dinner that he also recently participated in a "highly classified, national security simulation" with Obama. "I'm going to tell you something: That boy's finger does not need to be on the button," Davis said. "He could not make a decision in that simulation that related to a nuclear threat to this country." -snip-
  • Obama, Now on the Defensive, Calls Bitter Words Ill-Chosen

    04/12/2008 9:09:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 128 replies · 685+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 13, 2008 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JEFF ZELENY
    Senator Barack Obama fought back Saturday against accusations from his rivals that he had displayed a profound misunderstanding of small-town values, in a flare-up that left him on the defensive before a series of primaries that could test his ability to win over white voters in economically distressed communities. For a second day, Mr. Obama sought to explain his remarks at a recent San Francisco fund-raiser that small-town Pennsylvania voters, bitter over their economic circumstances, cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who arent like them as a way to explain their frustrations. Acknowledging Saturday that I didnt...
  • Obama on small-town PA: Clinging religion, guns, xenophobia

    04/11/2008 1:08:33 PM PDT · by JRochelle · 411 replies · 1,663+ views ^ | 04/11/08 | Ben Smith
    <p>You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them...And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not.</p>
  • Pinocchiobama

    04/08/2008 1:25:58 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 2 replies · 97+ views
    Human Events ^ | 04/08/2008 | Erick Erickson
    Barack Obama seeks to portray himself as a new type of politician. He wants to lead us, he says, with hope for the future, change in the present and repudiation of the past eight years so that America can exchange the failed policies of the last eight years for those of the past one hundred years, He seeks, if you will, to transcend politics. But if you were to take an objective look at Obama, you could reasonably conclude that Obama transcends politics by making the typical politician appear more honest. With each passing day, a new lie springs forth...
  • Delegate for Obama quits over remark

    04/08/2008 4:43:39 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 187 replies · 1,144+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 8, 2008 | BY ABDON M. PALLASCH
    Delegate for Obama quits over remark CARPENTERSVILLE, IL Says when she called black kids 'monkeys,' she was asking them to get out of tree April 8, 2008 BY ABDON M. PALLASCH Political Reporter/ Moving to nip in the bud some potential bad press, White House hopeful Barack Obama's campaign persuaded a delegate to step down after she was ticketed for calling her neighbor's African-American children "monkeys." Linda Ramirez-Sliwinski, a Carpentersville village trustee, was elected as an Obama delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She sports an Obama sign in her front yard. On Saturday, two neighbor children were playing in...
  • Obama church published Hamas terror manifestoCharter calls for murder of Jews

    03/20/2008 1:34:29 PM PDT · by GVnana · 47 replies · 1,623+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/20/2008 | Aaron Klein
    Obama church published Hamas terror manifesto Compares charter calling for murder of Jews to Declaration of Independence ________________________________________ Posted: March 20, 2008 12:45 pm Eastern By Aaron Klein 2008 WorldNetDaily JERUSALEM Sen. Barack Obama's Chicago church reprinted a manifesto by Hamas that defended terrorism as legitimate resistance, refused to recognize the right of Israel to exist and compared the terror group's official charter which calls for the murder of Jews to America's Declaration of Independence. The Hamas piece was published on the "Pastor's Page" of the Trinity United Church of Christ newsletter reserved for Rev. Jeremiah...
  • Rev. Wright reprints Hamas Stand in church bulletin! (Another "Smoking Gun"?)

    03/20/2008 12:03:01 PM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 75 replies · 2,461+ views
    The Avid Editor ^ | 3-19-08 | ???
    Rev. Wright reprints "Hamas' Stand" in church bulletin!: Finding an article written by the deputy leader of Hamas, a globally designated terrorist organization, in Trinity Church of Christs bulletin on Rev. Jeremiah Wrights Pastors Page is beyond shocking. This is just another troubling insight into Barack Obamas friend and spiritual mentor and, of course, Barack Obama himself who said in his speech he could never disown Wright as he is a part of himself. This is unbelievable: The July 22, 2007 Trinity United Church of Christ bulletin reprinted an article written by Mousa Abu Marzook, deputy of the political...
  • Obama: I trusted Rezko

    03/15/2008 2:37:00 PM PDT · by libstripper · 29 replies · 782+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 15, 2008 | David Jackson
    Trying to put his past with Antoin "Tony" Rezko behind him, presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday said he never thought the nowindicted Chicago businessman would try to take advantage of him because his old friend had never asked for a political favor. But in a 90-minute interview with Tribune reporters and editors, Obama disclosed that Rezko had raised more for Obama's earlier political campaigns than previously known, gathering as much as $250,000 for the first three offices he sought. Obama also elaborated on previous statements about his private real estate transactions with Rezko, saying they were not simply mistakes...
  • Barak Hussein Obama=Mohammed's Pony

    03/13/2008 9:29:49 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 19 replies · 3,421+ views
    None ^ | Today | None
    A buddy of mine calls Obama Mohammed's Pony and I believe that is a good nickname for him. Barak was indeed the name of the horse that the prophet Mohammed supposedly leapt into heaven on. It is sometimes spelled Buraq. So Obama is named after Mohammed's horse. He is called Mohammed's Pony out of recognition of his total lack of qualifications and experience to be seeking the office of president of the United States.
  • Ben Affleck, Matt Damon & John Legend Join MoveOn to Announce 'Obama in 30 Seconds' TV Ad Contest

    03/13/2008 9:55:51 AM PDT · by bahblahbah · 41 replies · 1,082+ views
    PRNewswire ^ |
    Contest Profiles Real People's Creativity and Enthusiasm for Barack Obama Winner Will Run On National Television WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- joined forces today with Academy Award-winners Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Oliver Stone, multiple Grammy-winner John Legend and author Naomi Wolf to announce a new ad contest, "Obama in 30 Seconds." The contest provides a platform for Obama supporters to show in 30-second spots what inspires them about the Senator's candidacy. MoveOn will buy time to run the winning ad on national television. "After eight years of President Bush campaigning on fear and war, people are feeling hopeful...
  • Obama's Pastor's Other Comments on 9/11 (more race pimping)

    03/13/2008 11:05:29 AM PDT · by pissant · 13 replies · 746+ views
    National Reveiw ^ | 3/12/08 | Jim Gerahty
    Apparently Jeremiah Wright has offered controversial analysis of 9/11 more than once. Courtesy Sweetness & Light, a column from Wright: In the 21st century, white America got a wake-up call after 9/11/01. White America and the Western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just disappeared as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring Black concerns. The hundreds of thousands who have been killed in Rwanda, in Angola, in Zimbabwe, in Mozambique and in Kenya are still invisible. There has been no international uproar about the...
  • Obama criticizes McCain on taxes ('He was against Bush's tax cuts and now he is for them')

    03/13/2008 11:35:34 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 477+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/13/08 | Charles Babington - ap
    CHICAGO - Democratic Sen. Barack Obama said Thursday that Sen. John McCain reversed his position on President Bush's deep tax cuts in order to win the Republican presidential nomination, one of his sharpest criticisms yet of the Arizona senator he hopes to face this fall. Criticizing GOP efforts to extend major tax cuts from Bush's first term and to eliminate the estate tax, Obama said: "These are all steps that John McCain rightly said were irresponsible when they first came up." "He made a decision to reverse himself on that," Obama told reporters as he flew from Chicago to Washington...
  • Jeremiah Wright - Hillary Clinton ain't never been called...(MUST LISTEN)

    03/13/2008 12:04:49 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 94 replies · 3,303+ views
    YouTube ^ | Jeremiah Wright
    This must be heard, several times, to be believed. Then, consider the influence your minister, rabbi or priest has had on you for the last TWENTY YEARS. This is the man who presided over their wedding, who christened their children...
  • Fawning Chicago Trib Profile of the Obama/Wright (the vile racist) Relationship

    03/13/2008 12:55:28 PM PDT · by pissant · 17 replies · 865+ views
    NRO ^ | 3/12/08 | Andy McCarthy
    This report, from January 2007, is worth reading as we learn more and more of what Jeremiah Wright is all about. It fawns over the principals (Wright, for example, is described as "a straight-talking pragmatist"), but it's illuminating about the regard Obama has for Wright and his views. Did you know, for example, that the Reverand is the inspiration for Obama's memoir The Audacity of Hope the title is evidently taken from a Wright sermon called "Audacity to Hope." (I didn't until I heard Rush mention it a few minutes ago.) Some excerpts: Wright, 65, is a straight-talking pragmatist...
  • 13 Percent of Registered Voters Think Obama Is a Muslim

    03/13/2008 12:53:06 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies · 1,068+ views
    13 Percent of Registered Voters Think Obama Is a Muslim The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC poll asked respondents what Barack Obama's religion is. Among registered voters, 37 percent said Protestant. Two percent said Catholic, two percent said "other," two percent said "none." Forty-four percent said they weren't sure or refused to answer. Thirteen percent answered "Muslim." When the same pollster asked the question in December, 18 percent said Protestant, 2 percent said Catholic, 8 percent said Muslim, and 70 percent didn't know or refused to answer.
  • Trumpet Gala 2007 (Obama's church giving Farakhan a Lifetime Achievement award)

    03/13/2008 1:02:03 PM PDT · by pissant · 9 replies · 633+ views
    Youtube ^ | 2007 | staff
    The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan received the "Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright,Jr. Lifetime Achievement Trumpeteer" Award at the 2007 Trumpet Gala held on November 2, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
  • Clinton Campaign (Penn)-Obama "Can't Win a General Election"-(With AUDIO, And Denial!)

    03/13/2008 2:06:48 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 52 replies · 2,482+ views
    ABC NEWS ^ | 13 March 2008 | Jake Tapper
    On a conference call today, Mark Penn -- the senior adviser to Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, declared that Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, can't win the general election. Penn says that Obama can't win Pennsylvania, a primary which is key to the general. "We believe fundamentally it provides a very test of who can really win the general election," Penn says. "We believe this will again show Hillary is ready to win and Senator Obama really can't win a general election." After a reporter presses for clarification, the Clinton campaign denied Penn made the statement and Penn clarifies, saying: "I think...