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  • Obama Advocate Attacks (Sarah Palin Stand In)

    10/20/2008 9:33:11 AM PDT · by TheFourthMagi · 27 replies · 1,116+ views
    YouTube ^ | October 20, 2008 | YouTube
    VIDEO HERE. Obama advocate Terry Tate staged this to illustrate his interest in committing violence against Sarah Palin. What a twisted freak. Vote against Obama!!!
  • The DNC to feature 'Wright in a Dress'

    08/13/2008 1:21:11 PM PDT · by pissant · 29 replies · 304+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 8/13/08 | Helen Cadogan
    Barack Obama threw his pastor Jeremiah Wright under the bus for dissing Obama as just another politician. He will embrace Leah Daughtry, Wright's female liberation theology doppelganger, at the Democratic National convention for, as DNC Chair Howard Dean's chief of staff, he has "commissioned" her to orchestrate the convention. Daughtry is of the same school as Wright, according to the profile the New York Times ran of her on July 20, 2008. As daughter to Herbert Daughtry, Wright's fellow traveler, Leah Daughtry has preached in her father's church with its "simple wooden cross hung on a brick wall in the...
  • Senator Barack Obama Delivers the Democratic Radio Address [tax cut after tax cut for......]

    08/09/2008 8:41:59 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 14 replies · 171+ views
    Senator Barack Obama Delivers the Democratic Radio Address This is Senator Barack Obama. This morning, I’d like to talk to you about why America needs to move in a new direction. In recent days, we’ve seen two stark examples of exactly what’s wrong with Washington, and what’s at stake in this election. First, we learned that the federal budget deficit could reach nearly half a trillion dollars next year. Eight years after we had a record surplus, we’re now faced with record deficits. This mortgaging of our children’s future is a direct result of the Bush Administration’s dangerously failed fiscal...
  • Obama: “America is no longer what it once was”

    08/07/2008 9:28:42 AM PDT · by Fox_Mulder77 · 82 replies · 152+ views
    Hot Air ^ | August 7, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    When presidential candidates answer questions from children about why they want the job, most will give an answer that uplifts the child and the candidate. Not Barack Obama. At a campaign stop in Elkhart, Indiana, a seven-year-old girl asked the Democrat why he wants to be President — and he told her that America has gone downhill:
  • Obama: concussion drove me into White House race [I got hit on the head with a rock....]

    08/06/2008 9:48:59 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies · 100+ views
    Obama: concussion drove me into White House race 22 minutes ago Democrat Barack Obama joked Wednesday that the true reason he entered the White House race was concussion. "Why did I start running for president? I got hit on the head with a rock," the Illinois senator told a seven-year-old girl who questioned him on his motivation at a "town hall" meeting in Indiana. "When I woke up, I'd made my announcement and then it was too late. No, I'm teasing," Obama said to laughs.
  • Obama Campaign Site: “Burn the Zionists” (Also denounces “Uneducated Whites and Zionists”)

    08/04/2008 8:30:56 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 22 replies · 242+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 8/4/08 | Bill Levinson
    We previously reported that a My.Barackobama.com moderator or administrator, i.e. an official staff member who exercises editorial control over the Obama campaign site’s online discussion board, sanctioned the use of the phrase “Israel Lobby”–possibly as code for “Jewish Lobby.” (http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/caitlinharvey/gGBxhk/commentary) Obama’s moderators sanctioned and tolerated the following entry, which has been online for more than four months. Burn something else besides oil By Abdul from Beverly Hills, CA Mar 31st 2008 at 6:23 pm EDT Start with zionists. The following was eventually thrown under the bus, but not until it remained online for six weeks in full view of the...
  • Obama Wants You

    07/31/2008 5:18:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies · 206+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 31, 2008
    Election '08: Barack Obama calls it "Universal Voluntary Public Service." We call it a plan for national involuntary servitude. Kennedy asked us what we could do for our country. Obama has ways to make us volunteer.Sen. Obama's call to public service is quite different from JFK's. JFK knew America was already a nation of givers and volunteers, perhaps the most charitable and altruistic nation on Earth. Entities such as the Peace Corps would give Americans an outlet for their kindness and generosity, an opportunity to share what the freest nation on Earth had given them. Obama will force you to...
  • Obama worried GOP will inject race into campaign at Florida fund raiser in June

    07/31/2008 5:15:47 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 65 replies · 123+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | July 31, 2008 | Lynn Sweet
    The comments presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) made about his race in Union, Missouri on Wednesday--was not the first time Obama talked about his expectation that the Republicans will use race to detail his candidacy. Last June at a Florida fund-raiser Obama--the first African American to have a viable chance of becoming president--said the GOP will go after him because he is black. Obama said then, "The choice is clear. Most of all we can choose between hope and fear. It is going to be very difficult for Republicans to run on their stewardship of the economy or...
  • Landstuhl Clarifies Press Rules for Aborted Obama Visit (Obama Photo-Op Was Planned)

    07/31/2008 5:11:07 PM PDT · by kristinn · 21 replies · 183+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | Friday, August 1, 2008 | Steve Mraz
    LANDSTUHL, Germany – Although news outlets have reported charges that Sen. Barack Obama canceled his trip to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany because the media weren’t allowed to cover the event, U.S. European Command officials say plans were in place to allow limited press coverage. All media, including local press and the more than 40 journalists accompanying the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee on his eight-day international trip last week, would have been able to photograph the Illinois senator entering and leaving the hospital, said Air Force Lt. Col. John Dorrian, a U.S. European Command spokesman. Defense Department public affairs...
  • "McCain don't belong in ANY chair unless he's paralyzed"

    07/30/2008 10:31:41 AM PDT · by HD1200 · 41 replies · 970+ views
    (Jackass) Ludacris Releases Song Attacking McCain, Bush, etc. Rapper and avid supporter of Barack Obama (Obama once claimed to have Ludacris in heavy rotation on his iPod) has released a new song called 'Politics: Obama Is Here'
  • Obama's Favorite Rapper Disses B**** Hillary... Gonna Paint the White House Black!

    07/30/2008 9:26:43 AM PDT · by Fox_Mulder77 · 62 replies · 611+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 30, 2008
    Obama's favorite rapper Ludacris is supporting his boy, Barack. Last November they met and discussed lighting the way for the nation's youth. And, today Ludacris is doing just that with a boomin' beat! "I'm back on it like I just signed my record deal yeah the best is here, the Bentley Coup paint is dripping wet, it got sex appeal never should have hated you never should've doubted him with a slot in the president's iPod Obama shattered 'em Said I handled his biz and I'm one of his favorite rappers Well give Luda a special pardon if I'm ever...
  • If the Republican nominee were like Obama, but opposite...

    07/29/2008 8:23:38 AM PDT · by Feline_AIDS · 6 replies · 1,221+ views
    As I’ve been watching the Obama campaign, which I’ll admit I haven’t been doing very closely because of the feelings of malaise doing so sends over my body in waves, I’ve marveled at the way so many people have been taken in by B. Hussein. And it’s started me on a path of thinking, “What if the non-democratic, presumably Republican candidate had an equal but opposite background, with equal but opposite radical opinions, and an equal but opposite record? What would that look like?”
  • Staunch Hillary Clinton delegate axed by Wisconsin party

    07/28/2008 1:08:50 PM PDT · by redstates4ever · 39 replies · 84+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 7/28/08 | (not provided)
    Well, they got her.Debra Bartoshevich, the duly elected Democratic Party delegate for Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin who vowed undying loyalty to the former first lady, has been dumped by the state party and barred from attending the Democratic National Convention in Denver next month.According to the Associated Press, the state party's administrative committee has officially whacked Bartoshevich from the 92-member delegation.(snip)"No self-respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her," Bartoshevich told a local journalist. "That's by Susan B. Anthony."
  • VOIGHT: My concerns for America Obama sowing socialist seeds in young people (WOW!!!)

    07/28/2008 9:56:59 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 156 replies · 491+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 28 Jul 08 | Jon Voight
    We, as parents, are well aware of the importance of our teachers who teach and program our children. We also know how important it is for our children to play with good-thinking children growing up. Sen. Barack Obama has grown up with the teaching of very angry, militant white and black people: the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Louis Farrakhan, William Ayers and Rev. Michael Pfleger. We cannot say we are not affected by teachers who are militant and angry. We know too well that we become like them, and Mr. Obama will run this country in their mindset.
  • Obama running for president of the world

    07/23/2008 10:41:25 AM PDT · by zimfam007 · 38 replies · 943+ views
    Flopping aces ^ | 07/23/2008 | Curt
    "...This is pretty extraordinary. A candidate for the American Presidency is using flyers printed in German to turn people out for his campaign rally in Berlin on Thursday. This flyer can be found on a bilingual page on BarackObama.com advertising the event: The German flyers bear Obama’s campaign logo and say “Paid for by Obama for America"..."
  • Merkel Chides Obama for 'Electioneering' Abroad

    07/09/2008 10:55:16 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies · 130+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7-9-08 | Jonathan Weisman
    Conservative German Chancellor Angela Merkel today sternly warned Sen. Barack Obama against speaking at Berlin's famed Brandenburg Gate when he passes through Europe later in the month, with her spokesman telling reporters that such "electioneering" would be "inappropriate" at a site of such historical significance. Merkel was responding to a report in the German magazine Der Spiegel, which said "the Berlin state government has reportedly been asked" whether Obama could speak at the columned structure where Ronald Reagan implored Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall and where revelers famously celebrated the wall's demise. Obama is expected to be...
  • Obama rejects charges of flip-flopping

    07/08/2008 12:58:43 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies · 66+ views
    Reuters / Google News ^ | July 08, 2008 | Caren Bohan
    Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama rejected charges on Tuesday that he has shifted positions on Iraq and other issues as part of a move to the center now that he is his party's nominee. As he positions himself for the battle against Republican John McCain, the Illinois senator abandoned a vow to reopen the North American Free Trade Agreement, did not oppose a Supreme Court decision striking down Washington's gun ban and said he would support expanding the government's wiretap authority. Most recently, he signaled more flexibility on his pledge to quickly pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, telling reporters...
  • Obama's Audio Book May Hurt Him

    07/08/2008 12:40:43 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 20 replies · 366+ views
    News Max ^ | 7/8/2008 | Jim Meyers
    Barack Obama's personal recording of the audio version of his memoir could target the Democratic presidential candidate. ... In a passage [Hugh] Hewitt has played on his radio show, Obama mimics Wright's voice and repeats a sermon attacking a society "where white folks' greed runs a world in need." Obama is also heard swearing and quoting others using racial slurs...
  • Vanity Post- Test for comparing your views to the candidates

    07/08/2008 12:14:38 PM PDT · by MissEdie · 12 replies · 90+ views
    WNOK radio ^ | 7-8-2008 | MissEdie
    This is the website for a radio station out of Columbia, SC. If this link: http://www.wnok.com/pages/personality_kelly.html doesn't work, go to www.wnok.com and look for the section titled "Nash Trash". This is a test one of the cohosts put together so you can see where your views are compared to the candidates. The test is about half-way down the page, mind you there are other stories on this page about Hollywood gossip, but the test is kind of interesting.
  • Obama's Lottery , is it legal in Minnesota or any other State that has gambling laws?

    07/08/2008 8:13:18 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 44 replies · 116+ views
    Make a donation of $5 or more between now and midnight on July 31st, and you could be one of 10 supporters chosen to meet Barack backstage and watch his acceptance speech in person. Each of the 10 selected supporters can bring a guest, and will be flown to Denver to spend two days at the convention, culminating in Barack's speech on Thursday, August 28th.
  • Why Leftie Obama Is Right Handed When He Eats

    07/07/2008 9:24:44 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 38 replies · 168+ views
    The Stiletto Blog ^ | July 7, 2008 | The Stiletto
    When The Stiletto was but a little penknife, a family member who was a young child during WWII recounted how easily the locals could pick out American spies: When an Americans eats, (s)he holds the fork in the left hand and the knife in the right hands while cutting food, then puts the knife down and switches the fork to the right hand and eats with the tines facing up. Europeans keep the fork in their left hands - with the tines facing down - and push food onto the fork with a knife that is kept in the right...
  • Flag Pin Just One Symbol Embraced By Obama ( Change )

    07/03/2008 9:40:20 AM PDT · by george76 · 50 replies · 236+ views
    CBS ^ | July 3, 2008 | Brian Montopoli
    Last fall, Barack Obama explained why he hadn't been wearing an American flag pin on his lapel. "I won't wear that pin on my chest," the presumptive Democratic nominee said. "Instead, I'm going to try to tell the American people what I believe will make this country great, and hopefully that will be a testimony to my patriotism." What a difference a presidential campaign makes. Obama, who suggested back then that the flag pin "became a substitute for I think true patriotism" after the Sept. 11 attacks, now regularly sports the patriotic symbol at campaign events. He even briefly employed...
  • Obama Unlike Any Politician, Black or White (Drooling Acolyte Alert)

    07/03/2008 5:41:36 AM PDT · by Eurale · 21 replies · 68+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | July 3, 2008 | Thomas Schaller
    Democratic Sen. Barack Obama is the first nonwhite candidate in U.S. history to win a major-party presidential nomination. That fact alone makes him a tradition-breaking, political pioneer. Much less discussed is that Mr. Obama is an atypical, nontraditional African-American politician, too. I'm not talking about Mr. Obama's rhetorical abilities or personal charisma, which set him apart from the vast majority of American politicians of all races. I refer instead to five aspects of Mr. Obama's biography that make him unique even among America's black political class.
  • 'Obamalicious' launches Gay Pride Website

    07/01/2008 12:00:42 PM PDT · by mbraynard · 20 replies · 138+ views
    pride.barackobama.com ^ | July 1, 2008 | pride.barackobama.com
    “While we have come a long way since the Stonewall riots in 1969, we still have a lot of work to do. Too often, the issue of LGBT rights is exploited by those seeking to divide us. But at its core, this issue is about who we are as Americans. It’s about whether this nation is going to live up to its founding promise of equality by treating all its citizens with dignity and respect.” — Senator Barack Obama
  • Obama's Pro-Gay Flyers (At Pride Festival)

    07/01/2008 12:10:41 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 7 replies · 143+ views
    CBNews ^ | 7/1/08 | David Brody
    Barack Obama may be talking up his Christian faith like he's doing today in Ohio and trying his best to appeal to Evangelicals with a “new kind of politics,” but he’s got a problem. Many of his positions are the same liberal positions that have turned off Evangelicals for years. Obama delivered another speech about faith Tuesday. He’s done a few of these concerning his faith and how it shapes his public policy. But Sunday his campaign and the Democratic Party were handing out pro-gay rights flyers at the Pride Festival in St. Louis. How is that going to play...
  • Webb: McCain Should 'Calm Down' on Using Military Service

    07/01/2008 11:20:13 AM PDT · by Joiseydude · 90 replies · 135+ views
    briefingroom.thehill.com ^ | July 1, 2008 | Walter Alarkon
    Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) waded into the debate over John McCain's military service Monday to say that the Republican should avoid using military service in politics. Webb, a Barack Obama supporter, was on MSNBC's "Countdown" to talk about his G.I. Bill to increase education benefits for returning veterans which is now law. Webb criticized both McCain and President Bush for not supporting the bill. Then, unprompted, Webb weighed in on the debate over retired Gen. Wesley Clark's remark that "riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down" isn't "a qualification to be president."
  • Obama's sister helps reach out to Asian-Americans

    07/01/2008 10:59:48 AM PDT · by SJackson · 29 replies · 41+ views
    WIND560 ^ | 7-1-08 | JULIANA BARBASSA
    The throng of Asian-American donors drew closer, drinks in hand, to hear Barack Obama's sister describe the wide arc of his life: beyond politics and Chicago, into his childhood in Indonesia and Hawaii. To many in this crowd Obama's Asian-American half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, represents yet another aspect of Obama's identity that makes him unique as a presidential candidate, although it has been underplayed amid the excitement surrounding his shot at becoming the first black president. "It would be the first time that the first family is comprised in part of Asian-Americans _ as well as African-Americans, of course," said Keith...
  • President Obama’s First War?

    07/01/2008 7:26:23 AM PDT · by Soliton · 13 replies · 169+ views
    Sources Cited | 7/1/2008 | Soliton
    Cindy Sheehan and Code Pink may be surprised to learn that Barak Hussein Obama has surrounded himself with foreign policy advisors that want the United States Military to preemptively attack a sovereign nation. Wesley Clark, a widely-touted prospect to be Obama’s VP, has publicly called for 5000 American troops to be sent to Darfur in Sudan. Anthony Lake, Secretary of State prospect, and Susan E. Rice, candidate for National Security Advisor, have called not only for the insertion of American troops preemptively, but insist it should be done unilaterally if necessary. The three are ex-Clintonistas who were instrumental in developing...
  • Obama's Emails With Scarlett Johansson (Another one under the bus)

    06/25/2008 11:40:28 AM PDT · by JRochelle · 67 replies · 186+ views
    The Trail ^ | Jun 24, 2008 | Shailagh Murray
    As he headed to a Hollywood fundraiser, Sen. Barack Obama downplayed the idea that he hobnobs with actress Scarlett Johansson. The movie star, who campaigns actively for the Illinois senator, recently told the website Politico, "You'd imagine that someone like the senator who is constantly traveling and constantly 'on' - how can he return these personal emails? But he does, and in his off-time I know he also calls people who have donated the minimum to thank them." snip But speaking to reporters aboard his campaign plane, Obama said the actress doesn't have his personal email address. "She sent one...
  • What Obama Should Say On Iraq (Interesting how the MSM now tells Obama what he should say)

    06/25/2008 12:12:24 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 23 replies · 128+ views
    Newsweak ^ | 6/25/2008 | Fareed Zakaria
    Barack Obama needs to give a speech about Iraq. Otherwise he will find himself in the unusual position of having being prescient about the war in 2002 and yet being overtaken by events in 2008. The most important reason to do this is not political. Iraq is fading in importance for the public and, to the extent that it matters as an electoral issue, most people agree with Obama's judgment that the war was not worth fighting. The reason to lay out his approach to Iraq is that, were he elected, the war would be his biggest and most immediate...
  • Obama says U.S. should lead drive to force fair elections in Zimbabwe or unseat Mugabe

    06/24/2008 9:01:01 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 46 replies · 65+ views
    Japan Today ^ | Wednesday 25th June, 07:00 AM JST
    Presidential candidate Barack Obama says the United States should lead a campaign to postpone Zimbabwe’s planned runoff election for president and sponsor a fair one. Obama, the Democrats’ probable nominee, says U.S. and regional leaders should join to spread word that President Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwean government “is illegitimate and lacks any credibility.” The candidate says the runoff election scheduled Friday should be put off until it can be conducted “under a strong international monitoring presence and, to the extent possible, meaningful civil protection.” If that is impossible, Obama said Tuesday, “regional leaders backed by the international community should pursue an...
  • Scarborough Speaks Out on Obama's Meeting with Christian Leaders

    06/24/2008 9:19:53 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 16 replies · 82+ views
    Christian News Wire ^ | June 23 2008 | Catherine Wyatt
    MEDIA ADVISORY, June 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- Commenting on Senator Barack Obama's recent meeting with a group of prominent Christians, Vision America Action President Dr. Rick Scarborough, a Southern Baptist minister, said the Senator did nothing to reconcile his actions and words with his professed Christianity. "Claiming you're a Christian isn't enough," Scarborough said. "Here's a man who doesn't deviate one iota from the extreme leftwing of his party, when it comes to values issues," the Vision America Action President charged. "He supports partial-birth abortion. As a member of the Illinois State Senate, he had a 100% perfect rating from...
  • Media Excuse Obama’s False Advertising

    06/24/2008 5:07:51 AM PDT · by captjanaway · 10 replies · 106+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | June 24, 2008 | Cliff Kincaid
    What happens when the "fact-checkers" don't check facts and the "watchdogs" don't watch? Consider the case of those who claim to be watching politicians for lies and deceptions and pretend to analyze Senator Barack Obama's new patriotic "Country I Love" television ad, airing in 18 states. The Annenberg Political Fact Check, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, and Washington Post media reporter Howard Kurtz have written analyses of the Obama ad. But they are as flawed as the ad itself.
  • The Great Seal of Obamaland?

    06/20/2008 1:45:29 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 70 replies · 637+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | June 20, 2008 | John M. Broder
    At a discussion with a dozen Democratic governors in Chicago on Friday morning, each of the governors was identified with a small name plate but Senator Barack Obama sat behind a low rostrum to which was attached an official-looking seal no one had seen before.
  • Many Hollywood Celebrities Rally Behind Obama

    06/19/2008 4:49:46 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies · 144+ views
    reuters ^ | June 19, 2008 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    Los Angeles(Reuters) - Many Hollywood celebrities who had supported Hillary Clinton are rallying behind Barack Obama, pledging money and star power to the Democrat's U.S. presidential bid before a big fundraiser next week. Experts say that since Clinton conceded defeat this month after a grueling Democratic nominating contest, celebrities have quickly united behind Obama. The result, they said, could be a campaign cash windfall for the senator from Illinois, but star support doesn't necessarily translate directly to votes. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a senior scholar at the University of Southern California, said that once a politician becomes known, voters look for...
  • Hothouse Flower (How the Chicago press overlooked Obama scandals)

    06/19/2008 6:35:53 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 45 replies · 185+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 19 June 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    The Chicago press mostly overlooked Obama’s worst scandals, instead griping about the trivial. Chicago papers, radio, and television haven’t been hagiographic in their coverage of local-rising-star-turned-Democratic-nominee Barack Obama. They dug deep into Obama’s real-estate dealings with developer/felon Tony Rezko, and provided gavel-to-gavel coverage of Rezko’s trial. But if one were to assemble a list of the revelations that have most damaged Obama’s efforts to win the presidency, two at or near the top would be the video of Obama’s pastor, Jeremiah Wright; and Obama’s long, working relationship with William Ayers, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and...
  • The Inconvenient Truth: Al Gore Exposed (Another shady figure who supports Obama)

    06/19/2008 8:41:22 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 16 replies · 109+ views
    The Post Chronicle ^ | 6/19/2008 | Ross Spencer
    The world must embrace a "carbon-neutral lifestyle." So says Al Gore. To do otherwise, he says, will result in a cataclysmic catastrophe. "Humanity is sitting on a ticking time bomb," warns the website for his film, An Inconvenient Truth. "We have just 10 years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet into a tailspin." Graciously, Gore tells consumers how to change their lives to curb their carbon-gobbling ways: Switch to compact fluorescent light bulbs, use a clothesline, drive a hybrid, use renewable energy, dramatically cut back on consumption. Better still, responsible global citizens can follow Gore's...
  • CBS’s Tough Look at Obama: Loves Scrabble, Doesn’t Like Ice Cream (!!!)

    06/18/2008 1:07:13 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 68 replies · 1,108+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 6/18/2008 | Kyle Drennen
    On Wednesday’s CBS "Early Show," co-host Julie Chen teased an upcoming segment on Barack Obama: "...during the long primary season, we all learned a lot about Barack Obama. He is a Senator. He's a Harvard grad. He's a husband. And he is a father. But this morning, you're going to learn five things you probably don't know about Barack Obama." Later, in David Letterman style, correspondent Jeff Glor introduced the story: "...here are the top five things you likely don't know about Barack Obama." Among those things, were important facts such as "Number four -- in addition to enjoying basketball...
  • Bob Dylan on XM?! You have to hear this!

    06/18/2008 10:00:48 AM PDT · by LS · 25 replies · 219+ views
    self | 6/18/08 | LS
    Ok, so I'm surfing my XM Radio channels and I hear the most amazing thing: "Ring of Fire," sung by Johnny Cash . . . in Spanish ("Anillo de Fuego"). Then I look at the scanner to see what channel I'm on---I thought I picked "Classic Rock"---and indeed, I'm on the right channel. It's the "Bob Dylan Show," where he hosts a show with his personal favorites. Ok, this sounds interesting. Dylan (I'm sure you can here his voice here) then says, "In any language, we don't want to end up in that ring of fire. That leads me to...
  • Muslims barred from picture at Obama event

    06/18/2008 8:30:58 AM PDT · by homeguard · 99 replies · 606+ views
    Politico ^ | 6/18/08 | Ben Smith
    Two Muslim women at Barack Obama's rally in Detroit Monday were barred from sitting behind the podium by campaign volunteers seeking to prevent the women's headscarves from appearing in photographs or on television with the candidate. The campaign has apologized to the women, all Obama supporters who said they felt betrayed by their treatment at the rally. "This is of course not the policy of the campaign. It is offensive and counter to Obama's commitment to bring Americans together and simply not the kind of campaign we run," said Obama spokesman Bill Burton, who added that the volunteers were acting...
  • A Conversation with Controversial Judge James Burge (Obama & Che Guevara supporter)

    06/13/2008 11:56:07 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies · 861+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2008 | Joe Milicia
    ELYRIA -- Framed posters of Barack Obama, Che Guevara and Henry David Thoreau hang in the office of Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge. The judge, who is conducting hearings on the constitutionality of Ohio's method for putting prisoners to death, said he respects those who back up words with action and that Thoreau, the 19th-century philosopher, was his first role model. ''I tend to admire people who in my opinion go beyond their speech -- they actually do what they say,'' Burge said. For Burge, that will mean putting aside personal opinions on the death penalty -- he...
  • Another Obama "Smear"

    The Obama campaign might want to add another "smear" to their web page: the idea that some Obama backers, at least, have an odd affinity for murderous Communists. It started in Houston, and apparently has spread to Ohio. This photo of an Ohio judge (!) appeared in USA Today this morning:
  • LA Times to Readers: Prepare for Michelle Obama Hate-fest from the Right

    06/11/2008 9:45:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 51+ views
    newsbusters.org & latimes.com ^ | June 11, 2008 | Ken Shepherd
    Conservative criticism of Michelle Obama has no merit whatsoever and serves only as an outlet of right-wing hatred. That's the impression that Los Angeles Times reporter Robin Abcarian leaves readers with his June 11 story, "The GOP takes aim at Michelle Obama.": They loved to hate Hillary Rodham Clinton. They loved to hate Teresa Heinz Kerry. And now, it appears, conservative voices are energetically taking on Michelle Obama. "Mrs. Grievance" bellowed the cover of a recent National Review, which featured a photo of a fierce-looking Obama. The magazine's online edition titled an essay about her stump speech "America's Unhappiest Millionaire."...
  • At the Official Obama Site: 57 Flavors of Crazy

    06/10/2008 10:57:05 AM PDT · by OnRightOnLeftCoast · 2 replies · 78+ views
    LGF ^ | 6.8.08 | Staff
    Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In | NEW BLACK PANTHER PARTY -- Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In | Mishal Al-Johar’s Blog: How Barack Obama Learned to Love Israel -- Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Socialists for Obama: An open letter to our next president Barack Obama -- Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In | Marxists/Socialists/Communists for Obama Barack Obama: Change We Can Believe In | ZIONISM IS THE MAIN CAUSE OF ANTISEMITISM [more] ...
  • Obama starts fall campaign on offense...McCain wastes no time in turning negative

    06/10/2008 8:28:23 AM PDT · by Mr. Brightside · 26 replies · 50+ views
    USA Today, UK Ind. | 6/10/08
    Compare the two headlines... Obama seen by msm as going on offense. McCain seen as going negative. This is just the beginning folks.
  • Caption Obama in a Helmet

    06/09/2008 9:12:36 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 60 replies · 529+ views
    Deploy? Is he going to report for duty? Barack Obama campaign manager Steve Hildebrand sent out this quote in a mass e-mail to supporters Monday: “Today, I am proud to announce that our presidential campaign will be the first in a generation to deploy and maintain staff in every single state.”
  • At the Official Obama Site: 'The Israeli Connection to 9/11'

    06/08/2008 6:49:10 PM PDT · by ricks_place · 21 replies · 241+ views
    lgf ^ | 6/8/08 | lgf
    Looks like in their rush to delete the antisemitic post I wrote about earlier, the administrators at my.barackobama.com missed something
  • At the Official Obama Site: 'How the Jewish Lobby Works' (Anti-Semitism at Obama Official Website)

    06/08/2008 11:17:38 AM PDT · by mojito · 93 replies · 569+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 6/8/2008 | Charles Johnson
    Here’s yet another disgusting antisemitic page at the official Barack Obama campaign web site, by a group calling itself “Socialists for Obama.” This group of Jew-haters has apparently been at his site since April, and there are numerous comments from Obama supporters that are indistinguishable from the hate speech you’ll find at neo-Nazi sites: Barack Obama : : Change We Can Believe In | Socialists for Obama: How the jewish lobby works. There’s something deeply wrong with a presidential candidate who attracts so many of these hateful psychotics. Read the comments; you just won’t believe what is allowed to be...
  • Obama's "Not Exactly's"

    06/08/2008 4:42:28 AM PDT · by Man50D · 51 replies · 2,148+ views
    1.) Selma Got Me Born - NOT EXACTLY, your parents felt safe enough to have you in 1961 - Selma had no effect on your birth, as Selma was in 1965. (Google 'Obama Selma' for his full March 4, 2007 speech and articles about its various untruths.) 2.) Father Was A Goat Herder - NOT EXACTLY, he was a privileged, well educated youth, who went on to work with the Kenyan Government. 3.) Father Was A Proud Freedom Fighter - NOT EXACTLY, he was part of one of the most corrupt and violent governments Kenya has ever had. 4.) My...
  • Many Say Coverage is Biased in Favor of Obama

    06/05/2008 7:30:43 PM PDT · by Kleebo151 · 22 replies · 65+ views
    Pew Research Center ^ | June 5, 2008 | Pew Research Center Staff
    Over the course of the primary campaign season greater numbers heard about controversies associated with Barack Obama than heard about other campaign events. Nonetheless, far more Americans believe that the press coverage has favored Barack Obama than think it has favored Hillary Clinton. Nearly four-in-ten (37%) say that in covering the Democratic race, news organizations have been biased toward Obama while just 8% say they have been biased toward Clinton; 40% say news organizations have shown no bias in their coverage. Substantial minorities of Republicans (45%) and independents (40%) say the press has been biased toward Obama; somewhat fewer Democrats...