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April 28, 2011 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Economy, Family values, Health care reform, immigration reform, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Obama academic records, Obama birth certificate, Oprah Winfrey, Valerie Jarrett | 2 comments
Bush did it, John Kerry did it (after much prodding) so why not Obama? It’s a legitimate question.
WASHINGTON — White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said President Obama will not release his academic records, commenting a day after Obama put out his “long form” birth certificate and Donald Trump decided to press his luck by demanding Obama’s college transcripts.
“We know this is nonsense,” Jarrett said in an interview on The Joe Madison Show on SiriusXM on Thursday morning.”He is almost 50 years old. And he is president of the United States and I don’t think anybody will debate his intelligence and so now we do need to get serious . . . let’s just get serious . . . get back to focusing on what’s important.
Still, we should be focusing our energy on hammering him on the economy, ObamaCare, deficit etc., that’s going to win the election.
JAMES agrees with the last line. I even agree with the Empty Suit’s statement that we have important issues facing us and we do not need these distractions. The President is so thoroughly committed to that thought process that as soon as he finished releasing his birth certificate, he jetted off for important work—- the OPRAH WINFREY SHOW and several fundraisers!!
Columbine– the word, the name, synonymous with school attacks. It is the first thing that we think of when we hear a news story today of violence at a school. Columbine, while not of the magnitude of 9-11 or JFK’s assassination, it is one of those things that most of us remember vivdly.
That fatal April day was a decade ago. Ten years.
During the ensuing years, there were the tears and memories of the families of those killed and injured at Columbine High School. But as in any tragedy, there are people that are hurting that are linked to the tragedy, but from the other side — that of those related to the perpetrator.
So, while still refusing interviews, Dylan Klebold’s mother, Susan, hsa written an essay that will appear in Oprah Winfrey’s “O” Magazine. Mrs. Klebold shares her anguish at not having seen the pain and depression that her son was enduring. She reveals her daily pain at having to live with what her son and his friend Eric Harris did in the halls of the high school.
“For the rest of my life, I will be haunted by the horror and anguish Dylan caused,” she wrote. “I cannot look at a child in a grocery store or on the street without thinking about how my son’s schoolmates spent the last moments of their lives. Dylan changed everything I believed about myself, about God, about family, and about love.”
For the news story on Susan Klebold’s essay: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091010/ap_on_re_us/us_columbine_mother_s_essay;_ylt=AtdK6mz8dtLwFmTu7.7rQ6Ss0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNkbWY2bjVzBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMDkxMDEwL3VzX2NvbHVtYmluZV9tb3RoZXJfc19lc3NheQRjcG9zAzUEcG9zAzIEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl9oZWFkbGluZV9saXN0BHNsawNjb2x1bWJpbmVraWw–
October 8, 2009 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, CNN, Obama care, Oprah Winfrey, Ron Clark Academy | 2 comments
Willie obviously did not get the Memo!!, but….
Ron Clark Kids sing but only Willie gets it
Just about every blog out there has now posted this video from CNN yesterday from the “Ron Clark Academy kids” … but other than Allah at Hot Air … most failed to post the best part. It comes about 20 seconds in. Once again it’s little Willie who stands apart from the rest. Remember Willie is the young man, the only one in the group, who last fall said he would be voting for McCain
March 31, 2009 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tags: Angie Harmon, Barack Obama, conservatives, Eric Holder, FOXNews, Michelle Obama, Obama birth certificate, Oprah Winfrey, Racism, socialism, Timothy Geithner, US Supreme Court | 1 comment
Actress Angie Harmon is finding out what many have encountered throughout the campaign: voiced opposition to the Messiah, the chosen One (or as Oprah proclaimed “THE ONE”), Pres. Barack Obama equates to RACISM:
Angie Harmon: I’m Not Racist Because I Disagree With Obama
“Here’s my problem with this, I’m just going to come out and say it. If I have anything to say against Obama it’s not because I’m a racist, it’s because I don’t like what he’s doing as President and anybody should be able to feel that way, but what I find now is that if you say anything against him you’re called a racist,” Harmon told Tarts at Thursday’s Los Angeles launch of the new eyelash-growing formula, Latisse. “But it has nothing to do with it, I don’t care what color he is. I’m just not crazy about what he’s doing and I heard all about this, and he’s gonna do that and change and change, so okay … I’m still dressing for a recession over here buddy and we’ve got unemployment at an all-time high and that was his number one thing and that’s the thing I really don’t appreciate. If I’m going to disagree with my President, that doesn’t make me a racist. If I was to disagree with W, that doesn’t make me racist. It has nothing to do with it, it is ridiculous.”
For Full Article: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,511470,00.html
November 26, 2008 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Donald Young, Larry Sinclair, Oprah Winfrey | 7 comments
In the newest edition of the Globe magazine that is hitting the newstands today (Friday in some markets), the Larry Sinclair story is front page news, and sources are saying that the “protectors” of the President-elect, and even Obama himself, are fuming.
The Globe is reporting that a book by Larry Sinclair will be detailing his relationship with Barack Obama, the President-elect’s drug usage with Sinclair (and perhaps even more recent), Obama’s ties to Donald Young (TUCC’s Choir Director) and his subsequent murder, and the attempts by the Obama team to stop Sinclair’s story during the campaign. Reports of the tell-all book have made their way to Obama, and he is said to be seething that this matter has not been “resolved”.
From the Globe:
THE Barack Obama gay sex scandal has exploded as the man at the center of the controversy levels the shocking new accusation he’s been marked for death by people who want to silence him. Larry Sinclair, who claims he was the candidate’s lover – and witnessed him smoking crack – also levels other shocking charges. This week’s GLOBE tells Sinclair’s sensational story, reveals new gay rumors – and how Obama’s friend Oprah Winfrey is reacting to the controversy.
PRESIDENT-elect Barack Obama is furious over a shocking new book that claims to reveal his sex and drug secrets – and link him to a murder – political insiders say in a stunning GLOBE world exclusive. Find out who is blowing the whistle on America’s next commander-in-chief and why the author’s bombshells could wreck the inauguration. It’s must reading for every American!
October 27, 2008 in Campaign 2008, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tags: Campaign 2008, CBS3, Gov. Sarah Palin, Oprah Winfrey, Sen John McCain, Sen. Barack Obama, Sen. Joe Biden | 5 comments
It seems like Sen. Biden, on behalf of the Obama campaign, is making sure the media knows that anti-Obamanism will not be acceptable ( as if the bulk of the media has uttered one word against Oprah’s “The One”):
October 25, 2008 in Uncategorized | Tags: ACORN, Democratic Socialists of America, Donald Young, Fannie Mae, Father Michael Pfleger, FOX News, Freddie Mac, Gen. Colin Powell, Larry Sinclair, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Sen John McCain, Sen. Barack Obama, socialism, Stuart Levine, Tony Rezko, William Ayers, WordPress, ZachJonesIsHome | 5 comments
The following is a recent post from Zach Jones on the WordPress blog www.ZachJonesIsHome.wordpress.com . Zach Jones’ posts are always well written and informative, so much so that they are followed routinely by newspaper oulets across the globe.
Americans Might Want To Heed the Admonitions of The Past
We are quickly approaching the day when the direction of America will be decided. Will America follow a course steeped in ideology tempered by history or will she follow a course steeped mainly in ideology? Will the electorate be aware that these are America’s choices? Probably not, looking at the current polls, it appears that this election will be based mostly on faith and hope for change. If informed reason were being applied, the poll results would most likely be different.
One can easily draw the distinction between Senators McCain and Obama based on ideology tempered by history verses ideology alone by looking closely at their lives.
A person I admire, Oprah Winfrey, once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” I think this is sound advice that proves true 99 percent of the time. America has seen Sen. McCain through many years and he has remained a consistent and dedicated public servant. Early in his career in the military he probably held strongly to some sort of ideology that grew out of the cold war. Maybe it involved the concepts of good forces prevailing over unjust forces. Just as the Vietnam War grew out of the cold war and threw light on the realities of conflict; the Vietnam War experience threw light on Sen. McCain’s own view of life.
When I look at Sen. McCain, I see a man who understands that core principles are what you are and they must not change simply because a situation changes. A severely battered John McCain had had an opportunity to leave his prison in Vietnam before other prisoners who were more senior, but he refused. Sen. McCain looked the immigration issue in America with compassion and tried to find a practical solution, an action that brought him condemnation by many. Sen. McCain warned of the financial nightmare that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac abuses were causing; but the Democrats in charge chose to ignore his advice. Many times Sen. McCain has reached across the aisle, pragmatically, to try to find solutions to America’s problems.
Sen. John McCain is a man of core principles and the one he holds most dear is “Country First”. I believe him because as Oprah said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Whatever ideology Sen. McCain may have held as a younger man has been tempered by his own history and America’s history into a commitment to put the interests of America above his own. This is the America voter’s choice of ideology tempered by history.
When I look at Sen. Obama, I see a man who has burst on the scene and captured the imaginations of millions. Surprisingly, supporters seem to have developed an incredibly strong attachment to the idea of Obama and what they perceive that means; so strong, in fact, that it boarders on religious faith. Many issues that would have sunk any other politician have disappeared in the mist. The Senator’s backers appear more preoccupied with his rhetoric of the future than anything about the past, any past, including Sen. Obama’s. The past is cliché, boring, out of date, damaged goods with no place in today’s world. However, Albert Einstein might have a little different view of the past. He has said, “The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion”. I think Albert Einstein would consider Sen. Obama’s past just as important as the man being presented today.
Given the relative lack of leadership experience of Sen. Obama, reason would seem to dictate that his past should be even more important as a predictor of his future actions. However, in the politics of the day, the Media has assumed the role of advocate and obscurer for Sen. Obama’s campaign. Americans, who are trying to make a reasoned decision, are therefore having a very difficult time discerning what information is truthful and accurate; and what is not. What are the facts? This is a very real question in the minds of many voters. Quills drawn, the Media’s theory is that Obama is the one who must lead America. To support their vision, the Media does as Einstein, in a different context, counseled; “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.”
Sen. Obama has been relentlessly pounding the theme that McCain equal four more years of George Bush, a narrative that has been sold in lockstep with the Press and Democratic Party leadership. One would think that common sense could see through the sales pitch, but it hasn’t. The Press has been constantly bashing President Bush for going on eight years. (I suspect mostly because they think he’s stupid, inarticulate and beneath them.)
Many of the America’s newly registered voters are younger; and therefore, they may be more susceptible to the myths of the Media. Apparently, their minimal life experience hasn’t given most of them much of an accurate barometer or enough common sense to judge fact from fiction. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen” another truism from Einstein’s repertoire that is at play here. The anti-Bush prejudice is raging, gathering steam, and Sen. McCain has been unjustly caught up in it web.
One other fact that the Media has attempted to distort is that somehow the current financial crisis was the result of the mean old Republican attempts to deregulate everything in sight. This is just another collection of prejudice reinforced by the Media that it is untrue, especially for Sen. McCain. He was one of the leaders in the efforts to rein in Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac; unfortunately, his efforts were blocked by the Chris Dodds and Barney Franks of the Democratic Party.
Where does Sen. Obama stand on the economy? He has stated and restated a desire to redistribute the wealth in America. This is exactly the wrong approach. Even a basic level of understanding about economics would act as a bar against trying to tax our way out of the current financial crisis. You don’t damage (over tax) those who are creating jobs and wealth for America and Americans. Regrettably, somehow too many Americans today have become accepting of the notion that the world (well the Federal Government) owes them a living and that wealth should be redistributed more ‘fairly’ to them.
The history of the ‘Great’ Depression clearly reveals that the measures implemented by government to overcome it were the reasons that the Depression became ‘Great’. Almost everyone recognizes that a thorough knowledge of the past is critical if we are not to repeat the mistakes of yesterday. However, I don’t think Sen. Obama understands it quite that way. Higher taxes and too much Federal intervention are not what the American economy needs today. As much as he hates to hear it, Sen. Obama’s economic ideas reek of socialism. We need to get back to the ideas of American innovation and personal responsibility.
Sen. Obama has been hailed as a superior intellect and amazing orator. But, who is he? What is his past? Who were those that stimulated and helped to form his thinking and beliefs? Sal Alinsky? Is he the same person today that he has been for the past 20 years?
A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
How much has the Media allowed us to know about the depth of the relationships with Father Michael Pfleger, Minister Louis Farrakhan, and Rev. Wright? Aren’t these all company Obama’s mind kept? Are the ideologies encapsulated by many of Sen. Obama’s past associates very far from those espoused by Socialists and Marxists?
A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
How much has the Media allowed us to know about the relationship with Tony Rezko and his associates? Are the ideologies encapsulated by Tony Rezko’s actions those of corrupt politics?
A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
How much has the Media allowed us to know about the alleged relationship with Larry Sinclair?
To date, Sen. Obama has disavowed most of these people and/or their statements and actions. How much weight should Americans give to such a disavowal?
Should we accept the revelation of Rev. Wright?
“He’s a politician. I’m a pastor. We speak to two different audiences. And he says what he has to say as a politician. I say what I have to say as a pastor. Those are two different worlds. I do what I do, he does what politicians do.”
Or should we follow Oprah’s direction?
“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”
Common sense and reason tell me to listen to both Oprah and Rev. Wright in Sen. Obama’s case. Sen. Obama, at the very least, has shown an incredible naiveté concerning his past associations and their impact on his reputation.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.
Common sense and reason also implies that if Sen. Obama were the man he is portrayed as, there would be a line of people from his past standing, waiting to tell his story. The story of how Sen. Obama became such a partisan divide bridge builder, such a healer, such a patriot, such a reconciler, such an economist, such a negotiator, such a defense strategist would all be stories I would like to hear.
Who from Sen. Obama’s past is standing or waiting to tell his story?
What is the Media not telling America about Sen. Obama’s relationship to ACORN?
How many other scandals and allegations are there just from our view? Are there some yet unknown scandals being hidden by the Media? What about the Berg v. Obama lawsuit that is challenging Sen. Obama’s eligibility to hold the Office of the Presidency? What about the other lawsuits is several states? What about the validity of Sen. Obama’s birth certificate? What about all the allegations set forth in Berg v. Obama? What about the allegations that Sen. Obama was born in Kenya? Why is that not news? What would happen should he win the election and then be found to be ineligible to hold office? What about the questions about the allegations about Obama’s past and/or current Indonesian citizenship? What about Sen. Obama’s alleged membership in a Socialist organization, New Party? What about Sen. Obama’s extreme views on abortion? What about the allegations that Sen. Obama violated provisions of the Logan Act during his last trip to Iraq and during the run-up to the Kenyan elections?
There is so much about Sen. Obama that Americans don’t know. Some people are choosing to ignore the reasonable inferences from Sen. Obama’s past, some people don’t care and some people are not informed or misled by Obama’s campaign and the Media. The mainstream Media has done a grave disservice to America in 2008. The full consequences of Sen. Obama becoming President, under so many clouds as are set forth above, cannot be fully predicted or prepared for.
Therefore, it is critical that Americans take this election seriously and start considering the numerous allegations facing Sen. Obama before November 4th.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
In conclusion, America needs to take a breath and give another American voice a few moments of consideration.
The words spoken by Benjamin Franklin:
To follow by faith alone is to follow blindly
Hear reason, or she’ll make you feel her
What else is there to say?