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  • What if the President was a FRAUD?

    12/13/2008 3:36:19 AM PST · by IbJensen · 132 replies · 3,911+ views
    email: ConservativeActionAlerts | 12/13/2008 | Gary Kreep
    What if... you woke up one morning and found out that the President of the United States was a USURPER... a FRAUD... a PHONY? What if... the leader of the free world was constitutionally ineligible to be President of the United States, but was simply allowed to take and hold office anyway? It's happening RIGHT NOW! The sad truth of the matter is that President-elect Barack Obama has REFUSED to provide proof that he is constitutionally qualified to hold the office! Article 2, Section 1, of the Constitution of the United States, states, "No person except a natural born Citizen,...
  • Obama and the Cross [Obama trying to court evangelicals]

    05/14/2008 12:22:04 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 45 replies · 164+ views ^ | 14 May 08 | David Brody
    I have been telling Brody File readers for months that if Barack Obama becomes the Democratic nominee he will make a pitch to win over independent/moderate Evangelicals. Well, we now have evidence. In Kentucky, he is making a direct appeal to Evangelicals with flyers that mention his conversion experience and they highlight a big old cross. Remember Mike Huckabee’s supposed subliminal cross in his Christmas campaign ad? Well, the Obama campaign ditches the subliminal and goes for the in your face cross. Look at the flyer here. The Obama campaign has consistently believed that their candidate can compete for the...
  • The Skeletons of Obama

    Here’s a quick run-down of some of Barack Obama’s questionable and disturbing associations: * Rabidly anti-Israel Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi. The Obamas were regular dinner guests at Khalidi’s Hyde Park home for years. * Terrorist sympathizer Ali Abunimah, who runs the viciously anti-Israel web site Electronic Intifada. * Unrepentant Weather Underground terrorists William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. * Reverend Jeremiah Wright. What more needs to be said? * Anti-Israel foreign policy adviser Samantha Power — fired after calling Hillary Clinton a “monster.” * Anti-Israel foreign policy adviser Robert Malley — fired when it was revealed he has been holding...
  • The Mask Slips

    04/14/2008 1:26:06 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 119 replies · 239+ views
    New York Times ^ | 4/14/08 | William Kristol
    I haven’t read much Karl Marx since the early 1980s, when I taught political philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. Still, it didn’t take me long this weekend to find my copy of “The Marx-Engels Reader,” edited by Robert C. Tucker — a book that was assigned in thousands of college courses in the 1970s and 80s, and that now must lie, unopened and un-remarked upon, on an awful lot of rec-room bookshelves. My occasion for spending a little time once again with the old Communist was Barack Obama’s now-famous comment at an April 6 San Francisco fund-raiser. Obama was...
  • Caption Obama 04/05/08

    04/05/2008 4:44:44 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 32 replies · 190+ views
    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., shakes hands at a rally at the Adams Center at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont., Saturday, April 5, 2008 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., right, reaches over the crowd to take Natalie Pankratz-Osborn 8 months, from Missoula, at a rally at the Adams Center at the University of Montana in Missoula, Mont., Saturday, April 5, 2008 Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., grabs some fries at the M & M Cafe in Butte, Mont., Saturday, April 5, 2008. Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., kisses Athena Mayahin-Barrett...
  • Time To Just Say No To Obama

    03/30/2008 2:12:53 PM PDT · by AmericaTalks · 33 replies · 1,310+ views
    America Talks ^ | 03/30/08 | David Zublick
    We at America Talks are launching a concerted effort to see to it that Barack Hussein Obama is not elected the next president of the United States. He is a dangerous individual who would do great harm to this country. Obama's associations with people of questionable character, his friendship with a racist pastor whose comments he claims he disavows, his plans to negotiate with and placate terrorists and terrorist sympathizers, leads us to believe that his not an honorable man who is looking out for the interests of our nation. Obama's questionable past, his embellishment of his father's legacy, his...
  • Obama the Obfuscater

    03/29/2008 6:48:36 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 24 replies · 532+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 03/25/08 | Steven Zak
    If one were to sum up the campaign strategy of Barack Obama in a word, it would be "obfuscation." Obama's well-known empty platitudes, of course, serve to hide the man behind them by revealing no detail. His underlying "black rage" -- expressed more openly by his less politically-cunning wife -- is hidden beneath well-crafted loftiness. Now that he has been exposed as a fellow traveler of the America-loathing anti-Semite Jeremiah Wright, Obama's attempt at damage control relies once again on obfuscation. First, through an attempt to minimize the scope of Wright's hateful rants through such carefully chosen words as "occasionally"...
  • 1 in 10 Believe Obama Muslim

    03/28/2008 6:35:07 PM PDT · by melt · 84 replies · 1,531+ views
    AP via ^ | 3/28/08 | AP
    One in 10 voters believes Barack Obama is Muslim, a mistaken impression that lingers across party lines, a poll showed. Fourteen percent of Republicans, 10 percent of Democrats and 8 percent of independents mistakenly think he is Muslim, according to a survey by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. Just over half of each group correctly identified him as Christian, while about a third said they don't know his religion. The false rumor that the Democratic presidential candidate and Illinois senator is Muslim has been fanned on the Internet and conservative talk radio. It has persisted despite the recent controversy over...
  • Obama suggests ex-pastor is contrite

    03/28/2008 3:54:48 PM PDT · by george76 · 79 replies · 1,158+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 3-28-2008 | CHARLES BABINGTON,
    Democrat Barack Obama seemed to suggest in an interview aired Friday that his former pastor has acknowledged that his controversial remarks were inappropriate and hurtful, although there are no public accounts of the minister having done so. "Had the reverend not retired and had he not acknowledged that what he had said had deeply offended people and were inappropriate and mischaracterized what I believe is the greatness of this country, for all its flaws, then I wouldn't have felt comfortable staying there at the church," ... Obama spokesman Bill Burton said the senator's remarks did not imply that Wright has...
  • Obama Links Effects of War Costs to Fragility in the Economy

    03/20/2008 8:58:22 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 18 replies · 461+ views
    New York Times ^ | 03-20-08 | JEFF ZELENY and MICHAEL COOPER
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Senator Barack Obama on Thursday blamed the fragile economy on “careless and incompetent execution” of the Iraq war, imploring voters in this swing state to consider the trickle-down economic consequences of the war as they choose a successor to President Bush. “When you’re spending over $50 to fill up your car because the price of oil is four times what it was before Iraq, you’re paying a price for this war,” Mr. Obama said to an audience at the University of Charleston. “When Iraq is costing each household about $100 a month, you’re paying a price for...
  • “I can no more disown him…”

    03/19/2008 5:53:33 AM PDT · by bmweezer · 21 replies · 680+ views
    The ^ | March 19, 2008 | The
    Barack Obama’s journey to the White House should end after his speech yesterday on race. It was a speech that the Senator from Illinois certainly did not want to give, but had to thanks to the unending stream of anti-American, anti-White, and anti-Establishment rants by his former (sic) pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright that were (finally) shown the light of day by the mainstream media. These rants - captured on tape - show the good Reverend from the pulpit bashing just about everyone and everything in ‘mainstream’ America as his flock cheers the man on. Including Obama, or so it...
  • Rasmussen: Obama loses five “favorable” points in four days

    03/17/2008 11:37:32 AM PDT · by jdm · 23 replies · 1,179+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 17, 2008 | Allahpundit
    It’s my solemn duty as one of “Hillary’s new conservative friends” to relay these numbers with a salacious mmmm yeah: Most voters, 56%, said Wright’s comments made them less likely to vote for Obama. That figure includes 44% of Democrats. Just 11% of voters say they are more likely to vote for Obama because of Wright’s comments.However, among African-Americans, 29% said Wright’s comments made them more likely to support Obama. Just 18% said the opposite while 50% said Wright’s comments would have no impact… Last Thursday, 52% of voters nationwide had a favorable opinion of Obama. That figure has fallen...
  • Down the memory hole: Wright’s testimonial deleted from Obama’s website

    03/16/2008 11:17:50 AM PDT · by jdm · 98 replies · 3,780+ views
    Hot Air ^ | March 16, 2008 | Allahpundit
    Niiiice catch by Sweetness & Light. Here’s the after and here’s the before, as last cached six days ago. In Obama’s defense, he had no reason to delete it earlier; after all, he you only found out about Wright’s hate sermons this week.
  • 'Fox News Sunday' Prods Obama on No-Show

    03/17/2008 4:38:09 AM PDT · by Renfield · 40 replies · 1,230+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 3-16-08
    WASHINGTON -- Hoping to prod Barack Obama into appearing on its show, "Fox News Sunday" launched the "Obama Watch," a weekly update on the number of days the Democratic presidential candidate has failed to appear on the program. Host Chris Wallace said Sunday that Obama promised him in March 2006 that he would appear, but the Illinois senator has since demurred. Since then, New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Obama's rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, has been a guest at least twice since then, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the likely Republican nominee for president, has shown up at...
  • General Confusion About Obama

    03/13/2008 5:14:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 799+ views
    IBD ^ | March 13, 2008
    Politics: Barack Obama is endorsed by 10 retired generals and admirals who agree with him that Iraq is a "dumb" war. These are 10 good reasons the Founding Fathers made the commander in chief an elected civilian.Obama's readiness for the role of commander in chief has been an issue in this campaign. So at a press conference Wednesday he surrounded himself with retired military officers who agreed with his policies toward Iraq and his competence to lead the military. The officers have served their country honorably and well. Merrill McPeak is a retired four-star general who commanded the air war...
  • BARACK OBAMA (D-IL) Top Contributors (2006)

    03/15/2008 3:07:34 PM PDT · by Parmenio · 28 replies · 1,297+ views
    Open Secrets ^ | NA | NA
    BARACK OBAMA (D-IL) Top Contributors (for 2006) 1 University of Chicago $156,054 2 Kirkland & Ellis $143,138 3 Henry Crown & Co $79,500 4 Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal $74,950 5 Northwestern University $72,930 6 Exelon Corp $71,850 7 Sidley, Austin et al $71,432 8 Mayer Brown $69,960 9 Jenner & Block $62,710 10 Soros Fund Management $61,605 11 Goldman Sachs $61,500 12 Clifford Law Offices $59,550 13 Simmons Cooper LLC $58,500 14 Tejas Securities $57,250 15 JP Morgan Chase & Co $56,600 16 Ariel Capital Management $55,650 17 Skadden, Arps et al $54,071 18 Winston & Strawn $52,450 19 Piper...
  • Barack Obama:Crook

    03/14/2008 4:53:56 AM PDT · by Billg64 · 28 replies · 2,203+ views ^ | 3/13/08 | Leon Wolf
    "...Barack Obama, allegedly decent guy and agent of "change" in Washington, requested an earmark in 2006 for $1 million taxpayer dollars for the hospital where his wife works. Said hospital, by the way, gave Michelle Obama a huge raise (nearly $200,000, more than doubling her salary)...", "...I know that there are lots of ways to talk about transactions like this involving public officials - quid pro quo, etc., but I prefer to call a crook a crook and just say that we're dealing with good, old fashioned, public corruption here. I am having an especially hard time distinguishing Obama's actions...
  • Obama Pastors' Sermons May Violate Tax Laws

    03/13/2008 11:42:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies · 991+ views
    wsj ^ | March 10, 2008 | SUZANNE SATALINE
    On Christmas morning, Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. compared presidential candidate Barack Obama's impoverished childhood to Jesus Christ's. "Barack knows what it means to be a black man living in a country and a culture that is controlled by rich white people," he then trumpeted. "Hillary [Clinton] can never know that." Mr. Wright ...was standing at the pulpit before the mostly African-American congregation of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, where Sen. Obama has worshiped for more than 20 years. Mr. Wright, who will be ending his 36-year tenure as the church's senior pastor in June, has previously been criticized for...
  • Al-Qaida's Fading Victory: The Madrid Precedent

    03/12/2008 4:06:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 788+ views ^ | March 12, 2008 | Austin Bay
    Al-Qaida's terror attacks on March 11, 2004 (just prior to Spain's national elections), sought to establish the "Madrid Precedent," a strategic extension of what al-Qaida's planners in their "Letters to the Africa Corps" had called the examples of Mogadishu, Somalia, and Beirut, Lebanon. Stated crudely, Beirut (U.S. Marine barracks, 1983) and Mogadishu ("Blackhawk Down," 1993) told al-Qaida that if "we kill enough, they will withdraw." Islamists murdered 191 Spaniards and wounded 1,800 on 3-11. Unlike Beirut, the "Madrid Precedent" targeted civilians in Spanish territory -- but on al-Qaida's map of the global caliphate, Spain is "al Andalus," a Muslim domain...
  • A Ferraro flashback ("if Jesse Jackson were not black, he wouldn't be in the race.")

    03/12/2008 4:48:48 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 22 replies · 783+ views
    Politico ^ | Mar.12 ,2008 | Ben Smith
    "If Jesse Jackson were not black, he wouldn't be in the race," she said. Really. The cite is an April 15, 1988 Washington Post story (byline: Howard Kurtz), available only on Nexis. Here's the full context: Placid of demeanor but pointed in his rhetoric, Jackson struck out repeatedly today against those who suggest his race has been an asset in the campaign. President Reagan suggested Tuesday that people don't ask Jackson tough questions because of his race. And former representative Geraldine A. Ferraro (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that because of his "radical" views, "if Jesse Jackson were not black, he wouldn't...
  • Obama's Oil For Food Connection

    03/06/2008 5:14:29 AM PST · by sono · 21 replies · 597+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 3/06/2008 | Andrew Walden
    Out on bail awaiting trial, dual US-Syrian citizen, Antoin ‘Tony' Rezko, was rousted out of bed by police pounding on the doors of his Chicago mansion the morning of Monday, January 28. According to the Associated Press: "U.S. District Judge Amy J. St. Eve jailed Rezko...saying he had disobeyed her order to keep her posted on his financial status. Among other things, he failed to tell her about a $3.5 million loan from London-based Iraqi billionaire Nadhmi Auchi -- a loan that was later forgiven in exchange for shares in a prime slice of Chicago real estate. Rezko gave $700,000...
  • My Solution to Iraq Is to Never Have Gone There

    03/08/2008 1:03:10 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 1 replies · 196+ views
    The Virginian ^ | 2/29/2008 | Moneyrunner
    The "Obasma" solution to Iraq is blindingly simple. "Sherman, set the wayback machine to September 10, 20001" "Iraq continues to be a serious problem, and the Bush administration has done nothing but increase the problem and cause unnecessary deaths. It is a mess, but I have a solution: I would never have gone there. The Iraq War will be a big problem to inherit, but it would not be if we hadn't have gone there. That's why that is my solution. People ask me, "Won't leaving Iraq now be abandoning the Iraqi people?" Well, it wouldn't be abandoning them if...
  • Rep. King: Al-Qaida would celebrate Obama victory

    03/08/2008 5:32:35 AM PST · by indcons · 42 replies · 1,450+ views
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Congressman Steve King says terrorists would celebrate if Democratic candidate Barack Obama won the presidency. King, a Republican, bases his prediction on several criteria: Obama's pledge to pull troops out of Iraq, his Kenyan heritage and his middle name Hussein -- a reminder of Iraq's former leader. King, in an interview today with the Daily Reporter in Spencer, said al-Qaida would -- quote -- "be dancing in the streets in greater numbers than they did on September 11th." King says terrorists would declare victory in the war on terror because Obama would pull troops...
  • Obama: "I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ."

    03/06/2008 6:56:59 PM PST · by van_erwin · 174 replies · 1,142+ views
    Christianity Today ^ | 1/23/2008 | Sarah Pulliam and Ted Olsen
    Q&A: Barack Obama "I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ." Interview by Sarah Pulliam and Ted Olsen | posted 1/23/2008 02:18PM Barack Obama wants to set the record straight. He is not a Muslim, as recent e-mails falsely claim.The Democratic presidential candidate is fighting the e-mails that have been widely circulated. Obama has been continually speaking about the role of faith in politics since his Call to Renewal address in June 2006.In the days before the South Carolina primary, he is driving efforts to speaking with media to emphasize his Christian beliefs. His campaign also sent...
  • Obama's Rezko ties escape national radar

    03/05/2008 10:56:52 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 11 replies · 47+ views
    The Politico ^ | March 5, 2008 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    CHICAGO — Four lonesome television cameramen lounged on folding chairs, read newspapers and idly chatted on cell phones in the sprawling marble lobby of the federal courthouse here, hoping to catch the players in the just-underway trial of former Barack Obama fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko. The scene was quite a contrast from the circus atmosphere they recalled in the same lobby during the early stages of two other recent high-profile trials — those of former Illinois Gov. George Ryan and newspaper magnate Conrad Black. In each case, about three times as many TV cameramen jockeyed for position with sound men,...
  • Obama's grandmother: No more dirty tricks (or you owe me a cow)

    03/05/2008 8:10:28 AM PST · by tobyhill · 51 replies · 871+ views
    msnbc ^ | 3/5/2008 | ap
    KOGELO, Kenya - American shock jocks, dirty tricks masterminds and political bloggers: Beware the wrath of an 86-year-old Kenyan villager. A frown replaces the dimpled beam of Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother of U.S. senator Barack Obama, when asked on Wednesday about recent attacks on her grandson that include the spreading of rumors that he is secretly a Muslim and the repeated use of his middle name — Hussein — by a radio host at rally of the Republican presidential candidate. "Untruths are told that don't have anything to do with what Barack is about," she said in the local Luo...
  • Bizarre: Was a Slain FARC Leader Meeting 'Gringos' About Obama?

    03/04/2008 5:56:14 PM PST · by mgist · 33 replies · 223+ views
    National Review ^ | Tuesday, March 04, 2008 | National Review
    BARACK OBAMA Bizarre: Was a Slain FARC Leader Meeting 'Gringos' About Obama? Dear readers, take this most curious item with appropriate caution and skepticism, until it can be verified. Having said that... for a moment, let's assume this translation of a letter found on FARC terrorist leader Raul Reyes' computer is accurate. The letter is reportedly from Reyes to "members of the FARC Secretariat." The link is to an English-language version of El Universal, a major Venezuelan newspaper based in Caracas, and reportedly the letter was published published in Spanish by El Tiempo, described as the highest circulation daily newspaper...
  • Could Obama Lose One Quarter of Hillary's Supporters in a General Election? YES

    03/04/2008 6:05:50 PM PST · by OnRiver · 43 replies · 276+ views
    National Review ^ | 03/04/2008 | GERAGHTY
    BARACK OBAMA, HILLARY CLINTON, JOHN MCCAIN Could Obama Lose One Quarter of Hillary's Supporters in a General Election? Daniel Larison notes that in the latest Pew poll, "Obamacans" - those Republicans who are supporting Obama — are outnumbered two-to-one by what we would have to call "McCainocrats." A quarter of Democrats (25%) who back Clinton for the nomination say they would favor McCain in a general election test against Obama. The "defection" rate among Obama's supporters if Clinton wins the nomination is far lower; just 10% say they would vote for McCain in November, while 86% say they would back...
  • Ask Tough Questions? Yes, They Can! (Press vs. Obama)

    03/04/2008 10:48:33 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies · 345+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | March 4, 2008 | Dana Milbank
    SAN ANTONIO It took many months and the mockery of "Saturday Night Live" to make it happen, but the lumbering beast that is the press corps finally roused itself from its slumber Monday and greeted Barack Obama with a menacing growl. The day before primaries in Ohio and Texas that could effectively seal the Democratic presidential nomination for him, a smiling Obama strode out to a news conference at a veterans facility here. But the grin was quickly replaced by the surprised look of a man bitten by his own dog. Reporters from the Associated Press and Reuters went after...
  • Is Obama Lying About NAFTAGate? - He certainly doesn’t seem to be telling the whole truth.

    03/04/2008 10:45:52 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 19 replies · 128+ views
    National Review online ^ | March 4, 2008 1:20 AM | Byron York
    For the last several months, the tone of the Democratic presidential debate on the issue of trade has worried government officials in Canada and Mexico. Would a President Barack Obama or a President Hillary Clinton actually pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement? It’s a nightmare scenario in Ottawa and Mexico City — not to mention Washington — and Canadian and Mexican officials have tried as best they can to gauge just how sincere the criticisms of NAFTA coming from Obama and Clinton really are. Those criticisms have been particularly intense in the run-up to today’s...
  • Obama Changed Position on War Funding (Obama funds war that keeps troops in harms way. 3/21/2007)

    03/04/2008 12:34:27 PM PST · by tobyhill · 7 replies · 107+ views
    ABC News ^ | 3/4/2008 | JAKE TAPPER and JONATHAN
    In a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., said that his votes to fund the war in Iraq do not contradict his opposition to the war. Once we were in, we were going to have some responsibility to try to make it work as best we can," the presidential candidate said. "More importantly, you make sure the troops are supported. I don't think there's any contradiction there whatsoever. We should not get in; once we were in, we had to make the best of a bad situation." There isn't necessarily a contradiction in this position; other opponents...
  • Obama's Rhetorical Dictionary

    03/04/2008 12:38:51 PM PST · by bstein80 · 8 replies · 206+ views
    Glamocracy ^ | 3-4-2008 | Amanda Carpenter
    The easy way to remember what "tax reform" means to Obama is this: repeal the Bush tax cuts, tax the "wealthy" and tax corporations. The "wealthy" have lots of money, according to Obama. He says they have enough money to pay for universal healthcare. Obama says they even have enough money to pay for a tax bill for the middle class and the elderly, too. Gee, those wealthy people Obama knows are nice, huh? Some people might call this sort of income redistribution "class warfare" but Obama says that's distasteful. When Obama talks about "tax fairness" he means raising capital...
  • Obama Offers Wild Revision of His Own History

    02/27/2008 4:35:04 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 62 replies · 303+ views
    Human Events ^ | 3-27-08 | Paul R. Hollrah - OP/ED
    Obama Offers Wild Revision of His Own History by Paul R. Hollrah 03/27/2007 Tuning in to C-SPAN recently, I found myself listening to a speech by Illinois Democratic Sen. Barack Hussein Obama. He was standing at the pulpit of a black church in Selma, Ala., and as I studied the body language of the dozen or so black ministers standing behind the senator, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the little head-bobbing dolls that people used to place in the rear windows of their 1957 Chevrolets. If their reactions are any indication, the new Schlickmeister of the Democratic Party...