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  • Thursday: Barack Obama in Prince William County

    06/03/2008 7:47:08 PM PDT · by ReagansRaiders · 11 replies · 885+ views
     From: Obama for America [] Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 5:19 PMTo:Subject: Thursday: Barack Obama in Prince William County  Please join Barack Obama for a Rally in Prince William County, where he'll talk about his vision for bringing America together and creating the kind of change we can believe in.Rally with Barack ObamaNissan Pavilion7800 Cellar Door DriveBristow, VAThursday, June 5thDoors Open: 3:00 p.m.Program Starts: 6:00 p.m. event is free and open to the public. Tickets are NOT required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.For security reasons, do not bring bags. Please limit personal...
  • Obama Says Voters Curious on His Faith

    02/11/2007 3:01:58 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 58 replies · 1,344+ views
    AP ^ | 2/11/07 | HENRY C. JACKSON
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Sunday he does not think voters have a litmus test on religion, whether evangelical Christianity or his childhood years in a largely Muslim country. "If your name is Barack Hussein Obama, you can expect it, some of that. I think the majority of voters know that I'm a member of the United Church of Christ, and that I take my faith seriously," Obama said in an interview with The Associated Press. "Ultimately what I think voters will be looking for is not so much a litmus test on faith as an assurance that a...
  • Obama pledges new generation of leadership

    02/10/2007 10:34:32 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 1,361+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 2/10/07 | John Whitesides
    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record), citing the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, pledged on Saturday to bridge the partisan gridlock in Washington, end the war in Iraq and transform American politics as the first black U.S. president. Launching his 2008 White House campaign outside the building in where Lincoln began his fight against slavery with a famous 1858 speech that declared "a house divided against itself cannot stand," Obama said it was time to "turn the page" to a new politics. "Let us begin this hard work together. Let us transform this nation,"...
  • Obama Related To George Washington?

    02/05/2007 10:04:27 PM PST · by melt · 114 replies · 2,459+ views
    CBS 6-WTVR, Richmond, VA ^ | 2/05/07 | AP via CBS 6- WTVR, Richmond, VA
    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - A Big Island genealogist has discovered presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama has some ancestral ties to the White House and colonial Virginia. Bruce Harrison, founder of the Waikoloa-based Family Forest Project, says he found links between the Democratic senator from Illinois and Presidents George Washington, James Madison, Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter.
  • RICK WARREN: Obama is "amazing" and has "got the stuff" to be Prez...

    12/18/2006 10:33:05 AM PST · by jodiluvshoes · 136 replies · 6,510+ views
    TownHall ^ | 12.18.06 | Kevin McCullough
    Remember back when Rick Warren was adamantly denying that his inviting Barack Obama to his HIV conference had anything to do with politics? Well - if that's the case - why is it that he's now TALKING POLITICS on CNN and sending the message that "Obama's Da Man"?
  • Obama and the Audacity of CNN

    01/31/2007 7:41:38 AM PST · by expatguy · 14 replies · 799+ views
    An American Expat in Southeast Asia ^ | 31 Jan 2007 | expatguy
    "That's the difference between talking about news and reporting it. You send a reporter, check the facts, and you decide at home." Those are the words of CNN's Anderson Cooper described by Fox as the "Paris Hilton of television news". CNN would have you believe that they actually investigated this story and checked the facts in their reporting with their sophmoric attempt to debunk both Fox News and Insight Magazine. On the ground in Jakarta, CNN's John Vause paints a rosy almost pristine picture of Obama's past primary school in Indonesia is like, taking time to note the Western-style clothes...
  • Why White People Like Barack Obama

    01/30/2007 11:08:14 AM PST · by presidio9 · 67 replies · 2,209+ views
    The New Republic ^ | January 30, 2007 | Peter Beinart
    In 1994, two sociologists went to Red Hook, Brooklyn, to solve a mystery. Red Hook abutted the East River, and along the waterfront sat shipping companies and warehouses — all in need of low-skilled labor. Next door sat a housing project teeming with exactly that. But the locals — primarily African Americans — didn't get hired. Instead, the jobs went to workers from outside the neighborhood, often Caribbean immigrants. Employers, wrote The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell in summarizing the sociologists' findings, "had developed an elaborate mechanism for distinguishing between those who they felt were 'good' blacks and those they felt...
  • Is Barack Obama the Messiah? (Ben Shapiro RIPS Obama)

    01/31/2007 5:36:09 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 31 replies · 1,318+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | January 31, 2007 | Ben Shapiro
    Apparently, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-Illinois, is the Messiah. The New York Times reported on Sunday that in Obama's time at Harvard Law School, he "developed a leadership style based more on furthering consensus than on imposing his own ideas. Surrounded by students who enjoyed the sound of their own voices, Mr. Obama cast himself as an eager listener, sometimes giving warring classmates the impression that he agreed with all of them at once." Also on Sunday, the Boston Globe reported, "These days, Obama is the hot new candidate for the White House, trying to end the warring in Washington...
  • Obama: 'The arguments of liberals are more often grounded in reason and fact'...

    01/31/2007 6:01:03 AM PST · by Risha · 55 replies · 1,500+ views ^ | Jan. 31, 2007 | Bill Sammon
    WASHINGTON - Although he frequently makes a point of finding something charitable to say about his opponents’ arguments, Sen. Barack Obama almost always ends up voting liberal. “The arguments of liberals are more often grounded in reason and fact,” the Illinois Democrat wrote in “The Audacity of Hope,” a memoir published last year. “Much of what I absorbed from the sixties was filtered through my mother, who to the end of her life would proudly proclaim herself an unreconstructed liberal.” Obama has a 95 percent liberal rating from Americans for Democratic Reform, a liberal advocacy group that ranks all members...
  • Trinity United Church of Christ Website (Barak Hussein Obama's Church)

    01/30/2007 11:32:03 AM PST · by BnBlFlag · 66 replies · 23,646+ views
    We are a congregation which is Unashamedly Black and Unapologetically Christian... Our roots in the Black religious experience and tradition are deep, lasting and permanent. We are an African people, and remain "true to our native land," the mother continent, the cradle of civilization. God has superintended our pilgrimage through the days of slavery, the days of segregation, and the long night of racism. It is God who gives us the strength and courage to continuously address injustice as a people, and as a congregation. We constantly affirm our trust in God through cultural expression of a Black worship service...
  • The Obama Messiah Watch

    01/30/2007 7:13:12 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 23 replies · 1,047+ views
    Slate ^ | 1/29/2007 | Timothy Noah
    Is Barak Obama—junior U.S. senator from Illinois, best-selling author, Harvard Law Review editor, Men's Vogue cover model, and "exploratory" presidential candidate—the second coming of our Savior and our Redeemer, Prince of Peace and King of Kings, Jesus Christ? His press coverage suggests we can't dismiss this possibility out of hand. I therefore inaugurate the Obama Messiah Watch, which will periodically highlight gratuitously adoring biographical details that appear in newspaper, television, and magazine profiles of this otherworldly presence in our midst. Today's item, from a Los Angeles Times profile by Larry Gordon about Obama's two years at Occidental College (before he...
  • Obama: Who Is He?

    01/30/2007 8:44:05 AM PST · by Froufrou · 3 replies · 957+ views
    Ted Sampley ^ | 12/29/06 | Ted Sampley
    Barak Hussein Obama Who is he? By Ted Sampley U.S. Veteran Dispatch December 29, 2006 After only being a U.S. Senator for a couple of years, Barak Hussein Obama, Democrat Senator from Chicago, has managed to catapult himself to the status of a messiah in the Democrat Party. The result is that, ever since, he's been walking on water toward the White House. Obama says after his visit with friends and family in Hawaii during the 2006 year-end holidays, he'll announce if he's going to run for president in 2008. Bets are that he will. Who is Obama and what...
  • Can a past of Islam change the path to president for Obama?

    01/29/2007 2:36:31 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 99 replies · 3,082+ views ^ | January 29, 2007 | Bill Sammon
    WASHINGTON - Although Sen. Barack Obama is a Christian, his childhood and family connections to Islam are beginning to complicate his presidential ambitions. The Illinois Democrat spent much of last week refuting unfounded reports that he had been educated in a madrassa, or radical Islamic school, when he lived in Indonesia as a boy. “The Indonesian school Obama attended in Jakarta is a public school that is not and never has been a Madrassa,” said a statement put out by the senator’s staff. But the school did teach the Quran, Islam’s holy book, along with subjects such as math and...