Obama’s Chickens… Have Come Home… To Roost

After months of race-baiting for political profit, after months of Chicago mud flung upon Hillary Clinton calling her a racist, Barack Obama is getting his just deserts. Obama is getting exactly what he deserves. Obama’s chickens have come home… to roost.

For the greater part of his campaign Barack Obama derided the substantive fights for civil rights in the 1960s as somehow relegated to the distant past. Obama swore he and he alone could “transcend” these important battles. Obama belittled Hillary Clinton and all the “baggage” Hillary would bring as a result of her challenges in trying to better the lives of all Americans. With those challenges Hillary gained experience… and enemies.

Obama promised a future free of fighting. Obama promised a future free of debilitating political fights. Those promises are long forgotten. Welcome to the trivial fight club: The Obama Drama.

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What triggered Obama’s twisted reenactment yesterday of Oedipus Rex? Was Obama’s proxy patricide due to something newly outrageous uttered by “Pastor” Wright? No. Obama’s explained the scolding of his “Pastor” of 20 years by statingAnd what I think particularly angered me was his suggestion somehow that my previous denunciation of his remarks was somehow political posturing.” Obama further whimpered, I don’t think that he showed much concern for me.

Obama, The Great Pretender, was upset because mean ol’ Wright exposed Obama’s lies and because Wright showed “disrespect” for Obama and his pretentious campaign. It wasn’t God Damn America that irked Obama. It was mean ol’ Wright not respecting the new Messiah.

Obama supporters and Big Media (we are being redundant) declare that Obama in yesterday’s whine-a-thon has once again displayed great wisdom and courage. Obama supporters/Big Media declare, once again in error, that Obama’s “divorce” from Wright washes Obama clean. What Obama supporters/Big Media miss is that divorces are bitter, long-lasting, injurious affairs:

“After 20 years of loving Barack like he was a member of his own family, for Jeremiah to see Barack saying over and over that he didn’t know about Jeremiah’s views during those years, that he wasn’t familiar with what Jeremiah had said, that he may have missed church on this day or that and didn’t hear what Jeremiah said, this is seen by Jeremiah as nonsense and betrayal,” said the source, who has deep roots in Wright’s Chicago community and is familiar with his thinking on the matter.

Divorces, like waffles, have 2 sides. We have heard from the Obama side of the waffle. The world awaits “Pastor” Wright’s response. Obama can expect from Wright the same lack of sympathy Wright displayed to the dead of the World Trade Center 5 days after September 11, 2001.

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Barack Obama in his “race” speech tried to drag all Americans into a politically advantageous “debate on race”. Instead of Obama explaining his lack of judgment Obama tried to turn the conversation into a discussion on race. Republicans now see Obama dragging all Democrats, not into a high minded debate on race – but into an electoral debacle.

As we wrote in Barack Obama Destroys the Democratic Party and in Part II and in Part III: Superdelegates Beware.

Republicans will employ Obama to destroy the Democratic Party. Republicans are already mailing literature and now expanding their television advertisments across the country to tie Democrats to Obama’s “bitter” statements and “Pastor” Wright.

The Republican advertisments are having an effect.

Democratic candidate Travis Childers has been tied to Obama:

Travis Childers is now starting to run FROM Obama:

The B.O. stink is spreading to yet other Democrats in other races.

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Why are Republicans tying Democrats to Obama? Because, in Hollywood parlance, he is B.O. Poison. Not Box Office Poison, the term used to describe bad receipts at the Box Office by uncharismatic actors, but – Barack Obama Poison inflicted by a once popular politician at the ballot box.

Even before the latest developments in the Obama Drama, Republicans saw Obama as a wedge in the general election because Obama cannot win white working class voters. In short, Obama is ballot box poison even when he is NOT nominated:

In the Buckeye and Keystone states, she scored 64 and 63 percent, respectively, of the overall white vote and racked up even higher margins among blue-collar Caucasians. Why does this matter? Because for more than 40 years, the ability to capture working-stiff whites has been the sine qua non for Democratic success at the presidential level. Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton did relatively well at this and won; Mike Dukakis, Al Gore, and John Kerry did not. Indeed, the writers John Judis and Ruy Teixeira have calculated that, to win the White House, a Democrat needs to win 45 to 48 percent of lunch-pail-toting white voters in the heartland states.

That Obama is having big trouble with such voters would be bad enough by itself. But making matters worse is his abysmal recent performance among white Catholics: He claimed 34 percent of their vote in Ohio and 29 in Pennsylvania. In the past two elections, according to Brookings Institution scholar Bill Galston, among others, white Catholics have emerged as perhaps the most pivotal constituency in the electorate—one concentrated in midwestern states that Democrats must win and whose dramatic swing toward George W. Bush was arguably decisive in 2000 and 2004. (According to Galston, in fact, that shift alone accounted for Dubya’s victory over Kerry in Ohio and Florida.)

And Obama isn’t merely losing godly ground among white Catholics. Whereas in Maryland and Wisconsin he outpaced Clinton by as much as 30 points among regular churchgoers of all stripes, in Pennsylvania she whipped him by double-digits among the observant, while he did best among those who never attend religious services. At the same time, whereas Obama used to routinely thump Clinton among voters describing themselves as conservative, moderate, and somewhat liberal, in Pennsylvania the only ideological cohort he carried was the self-described “very liberal.” In a flash, a candidate who once was hailed as post-partisan, post-ideological, and post-racial was looking like a typical secular lefty, with a base comprising college students, African-Americans, and upscale “progressives.” No wonder, then, that Judis—but not just Judis—has started to wonder whether Obama might just be “the next McGovern.”

The reasons for Obama’s image transformation aren’t hard to pinpoint. In the minds of more than a few white voters the controversy surrounding his association with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright has helped turn Obama from a candidate who is black into a black candidate. His now-infamous bitter/cling comments went a long way toward cementing a picture of him that was already forming—as a down-the-nose-looking elitist at worst, as a detached academic at best. His association with Bill Ayers, the unrepentant Weatherman turned elder statesman of Hyde Park, has helped his enemies to cast him as a spiritual descendant of old-school sixties rabble-rouserism.

Hopes that African-Americans and college students will come out in such great numbers that they will offset the anti-Obama vote are foolishness. Pennsylvania confirmed our thesis of The Rise Of The Anti-Obama Voter.

It’s would not get any better Superdelegates.

How bad will it be for foolish Democrats that have endorsed Obama? How much poison will Obama inject into the general election?

Remember how, to his credit, John McCain strongly denounced the talk show host who repeatedly used Obama’s middle name at a speech? Well, McCain doesn’t have to denounce that in the future. Wright made it legitimate.

“Please run and tell my stuck-on-stupid friends that Arabic is a language; it’s not a religion,” Wright said at a speech to the NAACP on Sunday. “Barack HUSSEIN Obama. Barack HUSSEIN Obama. Barack HUSSEIN Obama.”

Gosh, that muddled point really helps in a country where 15 percent of voters already mistakenly believe Obama is a Muslim.

How bad would it be Superdelegates? Listen to the voters:

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. – Barack Obama can talk about his childhood years in Kansas and upbringing by his white Midwestern grandparents, but if voters at one small-town Indiana cafe are any indication, he has a long way to go to convince them he represents heartland America.

”Obama has great ideas but his background scares me,” said Chris Leighton, 60, a secretary having lunch at the Chaperral Cafe in Shelbyville, in southeast Indiana. “Everyone talks about him being a Muslim and having ties to terrorism, but how do people really find out?

The incorrect belief that the Illinois senator is a Muslim was shared by half a dozen others in the restaurant — a sign that dirty campaign tactics and Internet innuendo has taken root among some voters in Indiana, the next state to vote.

Construction worker Ron Debaun, 61, said he hadn’t yet decided whether he would support Obama or Hillary Clinton in Indiana’s May 6 primary, noting they both “have good ideas.” But he’s leaning toward Clinton.

What doesn’t he like about Obama?

His Muslim ties,” said Debaun.

Why does he think Obama is a Muslim?

“Let’s just say that he admits it himself,” he said.

Retired locksmith Leslie Hedman, 61, said he doesn’t like any of the three candidates — Clinton, Obama, or Republican John McCain – because none are committed Christians.

Obama is a Muslim,” he said. Where did he hear that?

”He said he was but then he said he’s not,” said Hedman.

Ironically enough, many of the lunchtime crowd said they were also turned off by Obama’s ties to Rev. Jeremiah Wright – the former pastor of Obama’s Christian church in Chicago, Trinity United Church of Christ.

“I definitely don’t like Obama because of the mess with him and his pastor. I don’t think he’s been honest about it,” said Candace Demmin, 37, as she had lunch with her mom.

”How can you go to a church for 20 years and not heard your minister say something off-color? Either he’s heard it and is lying about it, or he’s lying about going to church as much as he does,” said Demmin. “In which case he’s not the Christian he says he is.”

Want to know how bad it would be Superdelegates?

GWEN IFILL: Rob Christensen, let’s go to North Carolina. Is it true that, in fact, that Senator Obama has been losing ground? And do you know — is there any way to know whether this Reverend Jeremiah Wright controversy has played a role?

ROB CHRISTENSEN, The Raleigh News and Observer: Well, the race is tightening a little bit, Gwen. Whether it’s because of the Wright factor, I don’t know.

But this is what I do know. If you go into the rural areas of North Carolina, and the small towns, and you talk to white Democratic voters, you hear them talking about Reverend Wright. They bring it up on their own. You don’t even have to mention it to them.

So just anecdotally we know that it’s hurting some. And, of course, today the state Republican Party ran an ad that Senator John McCain denounced which features — which ties Senator Obama in with Reverend Wright and with two Democratic candidates for governor, both of whom endorsed Obama.

Want to know how bad it would be Superdelegates?

GWEN IFILL: Matthew Tully, let’s move to Indiana now. When we are paying so much attention here to these comments involving Jeremiah Wright, do they resonate at all? Are people really talking about them in Indiana?

MATTHEW TULLY, The Indianapolis Star: Well, sure, they resonate. And more than anything, they’re a distraction.

This is a state that hasn’t seen a primary of note in 40 years. And people are really excited about it. So it’s been pretty positive campaign up until now.

And now you have Obama having to deal with this distraction, when really this was kind of feeding into his message of change and hope, because people are really just showing up at the events and they were excited.

And you couldn’t help but notice the contrast today. Senator Clinton was in our office for our editorial board meeting. And she was kind of playfully toying along with Senator Obama, saying, “Why won’t you debate me? Come on.” She looked into the camera of our Web cast and said, “If you’re watching, come debate me.”

And at the same time, he’s in North Carolina dealing with this very politically sensitive issue. So the contrast really has become clear in the past couple days in Clinton’s favor.

Barack Obama did not have the wit nor the judgment, he says, to see neither through “Pastor” Wright” nor slumlord Antoin “Tony” Rezko.

Pastor” Wright has known Barack Obama for 20 years. “Pastor” Wright clearly does not think much of Barack Obama.

“Pastor” Wright has “flipped” on Obama. Will the slumlord friend of 20 years – Antoin “Tony” Rezko flip too?

Superdelegates, Beware.

For now, only some… Only some of Obama’s chickens… Have Come Home… To Roost.

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425 thoughts on “Obama’s Chickens… Have Come Home… To Roost

  1. Reposted from the previous thread:

    BTW, I LMAO when I saw the “senator” who said Obama had a majority of the SDs in Congress privately supporting him was Claire McCaskill, lol. Yeah, like I’m going to believe a word out of that Obama ass-kisser’s mouth.

    Also, mj, don’t worry about Joe Scarborough. He’s largely fair to HRC, and he’s one of the few.

    And I don’t buy for a minute that this Wright thing was a ploy by the Obama campaign. I think we need to remember the principle of Occam’s razor: The simplest explanation (Wright is pissed at Obama for distancing himself from him) is usually the right one.

  2. Chickens com home to Roost. I have not heard that phase in a long time.

    As I see your recount of the conversations in rurual and small town American, which I was born into, it just re affirms:

    1. Some have computers, and cable, but most get their news from the major channels, and local newspapers.

    2. They are good people who go to church, vote, and enjoy their family and friends.

    3. They believe in loyalty and honesty.

    4. They vote, and take there aging relatives to vote.

    So, I think you are taking the pulse of how they think and feel about what is going on.

    I really don’t see Obama connecting with this group, after his remarks about them, and the recent religious controversy. The election canhot be won without this group. So Super Delegates, are you finished with drinking the Kool Aid, or is that more important than winning the election. The next few weeks will tell.

  3. Great post this morning, ADMIN! I wonder when it will sink in to the SD’s that he is absolute poison? Maybe Sunday morning after Wright gives his next sermon somewhere?

  4. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0408/Flak_for_endorsing_Obama.html

    A little preview of what rough states Kentucky and West Virginia — the working-class white Appalachian heartland — are going to be for Obama comes in reports of friction two of his major endorsers are getting.

    Rep. Ben Chandler endorsed him yesterday, which got the phones ringing.

    Denis Fleming, Chandler’s chief of staff, said that the congressman’s offices in Lexington and Washington had received about 300 phone calls opposing his decision — and only five in favor — by about 2:30 p.m. yesterday.

    Some of the calls, he said, were “racially insensitive,” while other callers simply said that Chandler should have waited until after Kentucky’s May 20 primary or should have endorsed Clinton.

    West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller’s (extremely longshot) challenger is also taking shots at him over the endorsement, in an AP piece:

    Fletcher says the clearest illustration of this disconnect is Rockefeller’s decision to endorse Sen. Barack Obama in the Democratic presidential primary.
    ”It offended people,” she said, and Rockefeller has drawn some criticism over the endorsement, although much of it from supporters of Obama’s rival, Sen. Hillary Clinton.

  5. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0408/Boehners_pitch_Arugala.html

    House Republican leader John Boehner gave a presentation to his caucus this morning titled “Why we can win,” and John Bresnahan sends over a snippet, in which he previews the (familiar) cultural and policy arguments we’ll likely see in GOP campaigns this fall:

    -By November, it will be clear that Obama’s appeal is limited to arugula-eating college professors, hardcore liberal Democrats, and the residents of Nancy Pelosi’s Congressional District.

    -He supports higher taxes on families and small businesses, government?run health care that will drive up costs, leaving Iraq regardless of the disaster it would cause or the gains we’ve made, and a broad philosophy that trusts government, not people.

  6. Every friggin ad she puts out they want to say is “negative” ..

    These new ads are not negative. God, why can’t he grow a spine. He continues to fold like a cheap lawn chair.

    Hillary speaks about the housing and the gas and they want to call it “negative”

  7. Senator Bingamen’s phone lines were shut down when he endorsed Tuesday. I know I got through, and pointed out to his staff that at the NM State Delegate Convention that weekend, there were 138 Clinton vs 107 Obama. Obviously that did not mean anything.

    At a meeting we had later, a women who had worked in his office to get him elected indicated she would never work for him again. I wonder if they even realize the price they are paying.

    Our State Chair thinks that the older people will forgive him when he declares for Obama, he is concerned about offending the Young Vote.

    His IQ must be suspect, as it is the older people who vote, and they do not forgive and forget.

  8. haha, msnbc got messed up and ran Hills ad twice. HAHA.

    damn, I’ve never seen such a whine bag.

    If he can’t take some ads that focus on the fact that he says “no” to everything to help American’s .. he is just a crybaby

  9. so calling him on what he “says” is negative? He said NO to help for the housing .. Hillary calls him on it.

    He says “NO” to help with the gas tax and Hillary calls him on .. if he thinks this is “negative” he will never get past first base with McCain and republicans.

    I can’t believe that the party isn’t telling him to simply GROW UP. He acting like a little whiny brat and nobody wants another wimp in the white house.

  10. good morning hill fans

    so, whats the news,,,,i just logged on

    come on feed me with some good news ..

    i don,t feel like surfing everywhere tday

  11. birdgal, I think it is all part of the Dean/Pelosi plan to take control of our party. Unfortunately they do not seem to care about the core democrat base. They are basically giving us the middle finger .. of which we will reward in November with a finger of our own to them.

    Has it been confirmed that Garin said Hill would have more endorsements today?

  12. Sonia ..one more new superdelegate from PA early this am. Hill is ahead in PA according to average of polls, and NC is looking much better.

    The “matching donation” drive is still going on and we still need phonebankers, bloggers into NC and IN…Indiana more I think to shore up her support and gotv. Also, if you blog into newspapers .. WV and KY can give Hill a HUGE popular vote lead with a strong GOTV effort. Hope they send Ace to southern WV to work both WV and Ky just as soon as he leaves NC.

  13. dot,,thanks ,,,,

    wow,,more superdelegate ,,

    i hope she gets at least 10 more sd,s before nc and indiana,,

    i think hill will win iniana by atleast 5-8% and will loose nc by 5-8%because of aa,s racism to hill or favorism to barack

  14. hillary is a uniter

    she gave interview to one of the newsapers that every dem should vote and should not vote for a rep ,,,while obama is a snob who has said on national tv ,,,that he can get hill,s supporters but hill won,t get his,,

    this is how he feeds negativity to his supporters

  15. rjk1957 Says:

    we can worry for pelosi,s ass later on ,,

    lets put our minds into positive thinking ,,,and lets get more donations to hillary ,,,,,

    i am not embarrased or shy in even telling my neighbors about it ,,,or i even have hill signs in front of my house ,,i am in ca,,,

    lets use our efforts to convice pa,,sd,s endorse hill

    lets use our efforts to make calls

  16. From NBC/NJ’s Carrie Dann
    SANFORD, N.C. — As his wife was spending the morning with an Indiana driver to publicize her plan to fix suffocatingly high gas prices, her husband was in North Carolina, fiercely defending her support of a gas tax holiday.

    “She has been criticized by her opponent and by others, who say, ‘Oh, it is just pandering to people to offer them gasoline relief,'” he said, standing atop a long flatbed truck at an early polling rally. “Well, let me tell you something folks — when people are choosing every week between whether they got enough money to go to work and enough money to put food on the tables for their kids — it is not pandering to try and help them get through the next six months.”

    Clinton has concentrated on the oil issue during his two-day swing through North Carolina. His wife’s proposal to eliminate the gas tax during the summer months has been criticized by rivals who point out that the short-term benefit for many Americans would register at a savings of less than $50.

    Other critics say that the summer solution fails to encourage the responsible seeking of long-term solutions to the energy crisis. The former president took special exception to that claim in Apex this morning.

    “Hillary has got a long record as an environmentalist,” he said. “But to say that giving people a little slack on these gas prices is going to discourage us from switching to higher mileage cars is just factually wrong. We’re dealing with people here that cannot pay their bills.”
    firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2008/04/30/962078.aspx
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    Obama has no heart! His compassion only aplies to dictators.

  17. i cancelled my maid services for today ,,

    instead of giving her 100$ for cleaning ,,i am gonna clean house and use the cash to swipe my friend, s card ,,,,

    i can afford to give ,,,,but i don,t want my hubby or anybody saying ,,i am wasting money ,,,

    so i find ways of getting or saving cash by doing something ,,,bAKING,,,,SELLING OLD STUFF..
    so that way no one in house can say anything ,,and i keep on helping hill

  18. rjk1957 Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 12:43 pm
    MSNBC showing Florida protest at DNC headquarters

    they are not showing anymore….ohhh i missed it

  19. mj Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 12:43 pm
    hill just got an sd from puerto rico.

    give me the link ,,

    i will post it everywhere ,,,taylormarsh,,noquarterusa,,,,hill,s main website,,,fox,,,

  20. Perfect post, admin! You’ve nailed it — what was most stunning about yesterday’s events is that Obama was angry SOLELY because Rev. Wright didn’t accept Axelrod’s earlier invitation to use Axelrod’s public relations firm, and instead spoke honestly and from the heart, thereby bringing negative press to Obama. As always, it’s always about Obama. He has no concern for the racist comments of Wright. His solution? Eh, we’ll just pray in the basement, off-camera. What a fraud.

  21. oh,,,,,,

    i hope she gets 10 more sd,s before indiana,,,

    anyone have links to newspapers in nc,,and ind,,,,,

    i will post them everywhere and encourage hill-fans to e-mail them and blog there

  22. CNN) – Barack Obama’s campaign has filed a formal complaint over a pro-Hillary Clinton group running ads attacking the Illinois senator on jobs and the economy in the critical primary state of Indiana.

    The American Leadership Project, which includes veterans of the Clinton administration and longtime supporters, is a “527,” which means it is not bound by federal campaign finance laws as long as it does not directly advocate on behalf of a particular candidate.

    The group announced earlier this week that it was planning to buy $700,000 worth of airtime in the state leading up to Tuesday’s vote. It has aired other spots in support of Clinton in key primary states like Pennsylvania, Ohio and Texas.

    The Obama campaign planned a conference call this morning with general counsel Bob Bauer to discuss the specifics of the complaint filed Wednesday with the Federal Elections Commission.

    Several weeks ago, the Obama campaign used the group in its own fundraising appeals, sending supporters a plea for donations that pointed to actions by “Swift Boat-style groups and smear campaigns.”

    “News broke yesterday that a few wealthy Clinton supporters are gearing up for a massive spending campaign to boost her chances in the big upcoming contests in Texas and Ohio on March 4th,” wrote David Plouffe in an e-mail message.

    “The so-called ‘American Leadership Project’ will take unlimited contributions from individuals and is organized the same way as the infamous Swift Boat Veterans for Truth,” he added.

    The move marks at least the third time this week that representatives of a presidential candidate or national party campaign committee have filed — or threatened to file — FEC complaints over attack ads.

    From: CNN Associate Political Editor Rebecca Sinderbrand

    obama ,s camp is a like a gang ,,,,

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  24. (April 30, 2008) FOX – Man arrested for “Obama Madness”

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    I was watching FOX News just now, this is the gist of the story. It doesn’t appear to be published yet. I’m improvising the story now till I get a hard copy.

    Michigan man arrested for “Obama Madness”
    Taylor, MI — Police have arrested a man by the name of Joseph Trull (sp.). The man was arrested after neighbours lodged complaints after he deliberately spray painted the facade of his home with Obama graffiti among other graffiti. Trull also spray painted his vehicle. Neighbours stated that the man would often sit outside his home in a toilet watching people walk by and wave at them. It was also noted that Trull is a registered sex offender and may have a history of mental issues. He was arrested last night after dancing in a firefighter uniform.

  25. IOWA PEOPLE WANTED TO FEEL MORE IMP ,,

    SO OBAMA REMOVED HIS NAME FROM BALLOT ,,,,, and got more support in iowa

  26. hey friend u were right ,,,,

    hrc did get a new SD

    I AM GONNA PSTE THE INFO ,,,HERE
    Chelsea Picks Up A Puerto Rico Superdelegate For Her Mother

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    Quote:
    Chelsea Clinton just bagged a superdelegate for her mother. The youngest Clinton is campaigning today in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A few moments ago, at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Luisette Cabanas, an unpledged superdelegate, announced her support for Clinton, giving the campaign the majority of automatic** delegates on the island.

    Chelsea and her entourage are being hosted by superdelegates Fransisco Domenech and Senate President Kenneth Mclintock.)

    ** Obama supporters don’t use the word “automatic” anymore, not even, I’d suspect, in normal conversation. So here’s what I’ll do: when Clinton picks up a superdelegate, I’ll use the A-word. When Obama picks up a superdelegate, I’ll use the S word. The semiotic complexities of the Democratic primary race are confusing.

    http://marcambinder.theatlantic.com/…uerto_rico.php

  27. Considering the FEC does not have and will not have enough members to act on any complaints for quite a while filing complaints is just an attempt at publicity on Obama’s part. Sorry Barack it is not going to work, you still have to deal with Wright and can not change the conversation.

  28. well Im an arugula-eating college professor, hardcore liberal Democrat, and the former resident of Nancy Pelosi’s Congressional District. I drink lattes. Im looking for a support group. 🙂

    But I dont drink the kool-aide, kook-aide or whatever else the cult-like crazies at Obamination are serving.

    I support Hillary Clinton (to the max I might add) because I believe in her centrist rational thinking and I know that is what we need at a time like this.

    Hillary Clinton speaks for me.

  29. Barack is about himself only!

    While i do not agree with Rev Wright’s comments, the fact that he was left in the basement after praying with his protege while BO went upstairs with whitey Dick Durbin when he made his annnouncement shows the “UPSTAIRS/DOWNSTAIRS” mentlity of BO. Talk about that class system!

  30. Excerpt, from today’s NYT:

    ——
    Mr. Obama became a Christian after hearing a 1988 sermon of Mr. Wright’s called “The Audacity to Hope.” Joining Mr. Wright’s church helped Mr. Obama, with his disparate racial and geographic background, embrace not only the African-American community but also Africa, his friends and family say.

    Mr. Obama had barely known his Kenyan father; Mr. Wright made pilgrimages to Africa and incorporated its rituals into worship. Mr. Obama toted recordings of Mr. Wright’s sermons to law school. Mr. Obama titled his speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention “The Audacity of Hope,” and gave his next book the same name.

    As Mr. Wright’s more incendiary statements began circulating widely, Mr. Obama routinely condemned them but did not disassociate himself from Mr. Wright. In his speech in Philadelphia, Mr. Obama tried to explain his pastor through the bitter history of American race relations.

    Five weeks later, the men seem finished with each another.

  31. I SAW THIS ON A PRO-HILL WEBSITE ,,

    SO I AM GONNA PSTE IT HERE

    VERY ENCOURAGING
    Va & NC

    ——————————————————————————–

    I wish you had seen my face during the 11:00 local news report after Hillary had filled our Thomas Wolfe Auditorium here in WNC-very small-at capacity-2500!-and the reporters said at least another 4000 outside listening to the speakers! I would have loved to have been there-but I do good to go grocery shopping with FMS and osteo-also recent colon surgery-or trust me I would have been there! For the 1st time in forever a Presidential runner came to our town! She didn’t care that the civic center was small-she didn’t care how many would come-she showed up to a full house! 3 times over! the only time that has ever happened was way back in the concert days….REO Speedwagon-Emmerson,Lake and Palmer!-Marshall Tucker Band! Peace, Love, Dove!
    I just bawled! There were people from all races there! Lots of them I never dreamed I’d see! supporting Hillary! I cry when the news is bad-but this was wonderful to see and so I bawled and am still bawlin’ if I could catch all these darn tears and turn them into $ we would be way ahead of our goal!

    SOMEONE ELSE WROTE IT ALL ON HER BEGALF ,,BUT VERY TOUCHY AND TOO MUCH LOVE FOR HILL

  32. I just heard on Rush that OBama got a 3rd SD- someone from congress.

    BTW, FWIW, Rush says Operation Chaos is back on.

  33. Contact another Clinton back stabber Rep Lois Capps of CA

    Washington, D.C.
    1110 Longworth House Office Building
    Washington D.C. 20515
    Phone: (202) 225-3601
    Fax: (202) 225-5632
    Santa Barbara
    101 W. Anapamu St., Suite C
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    Phone: (805) 730-1710
    Fax: (805) 730-9153

    San Luis Obispo
    1411 Marsh Street, Suite 205
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    Phone: (805) 546-8348
    Fax: (805) 546-8368

    Port Hueneme
    2675 N. Ventura Road
    Suite # 105
    Port Hueneme, CA 93041
    Phone: 805-985-6807
    Fax: 805-985-6875

  34. obama has praised his new pastor too

    go to noquarterusa,,

    they have videos of new pastor,s nonsense

    i guess obama will be giving one more speech

  35. lets e-mail bill,o,rieley

    e-mails with love for hillary

    and a polite fyi to bill to be nice,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  36. i called miss,,,lois,s washington,s office,,

    spoke to daniel
    and told her that ,,i am in california,,and ca went for hillary so she should have endorsed hillary not barack ,,unless she is black then we all know what heppens,,

  37. Obama Strikes Back With Trio of New Wednesday Superdelegates
    tinyurl.com/5yynzx

    Indiana Rep. Baron Hill
    Iowa rep Bruce Braley
    California Rep. Lois Capps

  38. I don’t understand people who buy this grandiose image of Waffles. There is nothing in his background to suggest, that he has the capacity or capability of achieving unity and a new style of politics.

    Capps is from Santa Barbara, which went to Waffles, so maybe, she is responding to pressure from people in her district. What a wimp.

    There are no friends in politics.

  39. rjk1957 Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 1:14 pm
    Yes that bitch did!!!

    i called

    left message

    alll of u should do that

    block ur number
    and say u r from california,,,sacramento,,,or bakersfield

    and that she is wrong ,,,,,we will protest Phone: (202) 225-3601daniel will pick up

  40. rjk1957 Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 1:19 pm
    No she is a 70 y/o white woman.

    yeah i know ,,,i as being sarcastic ,,,,,to them that r u black too ,,,r u afraid too

  41. mj Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 1:17 pm
    Why on earth would anyone do that now???

    money ,,,,he donates money to them for thier re-election campaign,,,,new politics,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,my f,,ass

  42. Just keep a list of all the delegates, that went to O, it they are running in Nov you know what to do, especially the back stabbers

  43. Just on Fox, republicans want to run against Obama because PA and OH will be the battleground states that determine the winner and Hillary runs much stronger in both states than Obama does. Obama will never win PA, it may sound racist, but PA has NEVER elected an AA in a statewide race. Throw Wright into the mix and Dems will be handing the WH to McCain.

  44. we need to make sure

    that this 70 yr old gets at least 1000 phone calls ,,,,,,,

    nice and gentle ,,but with firm words that she did wrong in doing that

  45. i am gonna go

    i gotta clean the house and shower ,,cook,,,
    then kids be home

    may be i come back on

    pls inform me of any new news,,,then

    but the good news first ,,,,,,,byeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  46. GOOD ONE!

    LOL @

    “I did not have spiritual relations with that man, Mr. Wright.” – Barack Obama

    THANKS I REALLY ENJOYED THIS ONE…

  47. BO:
    “The person that I saw yesterday is not the person I have come to know over 20 years”.

    now, how does that work exactly? 20 years? and then poof! suddenly the clouds part, the light shines down and you finally realize who this guy really is?

    ya right. Americans will tolerate a lot of things in their politicians but they wont tolerate hypocrisy.

  48. Admin:

    More evidence Obama will be a disaster…

    AFL-CIO Desperate to Pre-empt “Defection” of Hillary Voters(Reagan Democrats)

    The AFL-CIO is sending out mail attacking John McCain, according to the Hotline. To whom?

    The piece has been sent so far this cycle to more than 400,000 swing voters, notably those much-courted Reagan Democrats living in OH, WI, MI and MN.

    Note that “Democrats” are swing voters. These “swing voters” are Hillary Clinton primary voters. These are people who have a high likelihood of becoming McCain voters.

    AFL-CIO is terrified that its members are going to vote for John McCain. These are those white working class voters that Barack Obama seems incapable of appealing to. They are going to trash John McCain to their own base for the next 6 months.

    This is not a sign of strength. They are going to spending $53m more on this. That’s a sign of desperation

  49. Capps didn’t switch from HRC to Obama; she hadn’t endorsed anyone. BTW, really dumb move by Baron Hill, who I think represents a swing district.

    Also, here’s what Capps said. This stuff used to bother me, but now I just laugh derisively at how clueless these people are.

    “Barack Obama is the better choice because of something larger and perhaps more important. Simply put, he has made a call to the better angels of our nature. He is challenging us to lift ourselves out of the ugliness that increasingly consumes Washington, where the heat of your argument counts for more than the light it should bring,” Capps said in a statement. “He is asking us to stand together as Americans and transcend the traditional lines that have so often divided us by party affiliation, economic status, gender, or race.”

    Hey, Lois, it’s a little hard to bring “change” when you can’t fucking win in November, lol.

  50. He’sdoing that? Funny, voters who typically vote Republican keep voting for Hill. I am so sick of this. How is Hill not doing that?

  51. Admin:

    politico article :”GOP gives Clinton the silent treatment”…

    The Republican attacks mirror private disdain for Obama that, while still far from Clinton hatred at its zenith, is rapidly intensifying. The view among McCain aides and other Republicans is that Obama has gotten a free ride from the press despite what they see as a record of little substantive accomplishment.

    The GOP focus on Obama also has a strategic component. His image is not nearly as pronounced as that of the former first lady among most Americans, which necessitates further definition.

    “He has a very soft impression, so they’re using this time to define him,” observed Kevin Madden, a veteran Republican operative who recently served as Mitt Romney’s chief spokesman.

    More notably, the view of Obama among Republicans has changed.

    After much trembling about the threat he could pose, the Republican consensus has dramatically shifted: many are now enthused about the prospect of taking on a candidate they see as fatally flawed.

    “The apparatus will be ready for both, but the Barack Obama that a lot of Republican strategists looked at four or five months ago was a lot more formidable than the one stumbling through the last few months,” observed Madden.

    The emergence (and re-emergence) of Obama’s pastor, the candidate’s gaffe about small-town America and his seemingly hardening demographic weaknesses have convinced many in the GOP that he would provide the most vivid opportunities for contrast and caricature.

    “Clearly there’s a sense that she would be a tougher general election candidate,” said one Republican strategist. “So why do we want to acknowledge her and give her more credibility? Attacking her sends a message to the Democratic electorate. If she’s not the person you want to engage, why would you do that?”

  52. Urgent email from Hillary, to supporters, below:

    ——
    Dear Democrats,

    Senator Obama wants to close out this race before every American has a say, but you and I have a different idea — and so do millions of Americans headed to the polls in the next few weeks.

    This race isn’t decided yet, no matter what the Obama campaign would like you to think. After our big win in Pennsylvania, more Americans have voted for me than for any other candidate. And just next week, we’ve got races in North Carolina (where Governor Mike Easley endorsed me yesterday) and Indiana (where we’re in a tight race right next door to Senator Obama’s home state).

    But before those big races on May 6, we’re facing a critical deadline. Tonight at midnight, we close the books on our April fundraising — and the number we report has the power to shape the story of this election. I can’t put it any stronger than this: every dollar we bring in by midnight tonight can make the difference in this race.

    That’s why I need your help today. Will you match a single contribution made by someone who has not given to our campaign before? When you match someone else’s contribution with your own before tonight’s midnight deadline, your gift is worth twice as much — every $50 gift is worth $100, every $100 gift is worth $200.

    Contribute before our midnight deadline, and your gift is worth twice as much.

    Over the course of this campaign, I have relied on you and hundreds of thousands of people just like you. Your time, your hard work, your generosity, and your heart have all sustained me through the ups and downs of this incredible journey.

    Some people, including my opponent, would like to declare this race over. They want you and me to just give up. Why? Because every time they think we’re out of it we come roaring back — and now we have a clear path to victory.

    Our first step on this path is to show that our campaign is as strong as it has ever been. We have until midnight tonight to get every dollar in the door before our April fundraising deadline. And if you give before midnight tonight, you’ll encourage a new donor to contribute, doubling the impact of your gift.

    Double your impact and help us win by contributing before the midnight deadline.

    I want to thank you for your personal and powerful involvement in this race. It makes such a difference to me to know you’re a part of our campaign.

    Sincerely,
    Hillary

  53. I believe more now than ever that the Dem Party really doesn’t care about winning in November. They’re driven by fear of alienating Obama voters more than anything else. To them, Hillary voters can simply go to hell.

    It’s patently obvious to anyone with one brain cell that he’ll lose – and probably badly – to McCain.

  54. the party is ready to accept defeat in November .. they just want to say they were the first to nominate an AA. It’s as simple as that. He has no record, he has no accomplishments, all he says is that he wants to change things. The party is sickening to me right now and I’ve already stated I’m leaving if Hill isn’t the nominee and I’ll never look back.

  55. dot, clearly not everyone in the Party is. She got two SD’s this morning, and two important ones in the last couple of days.

  56. Notice how when Obama gets SDs they never talk about how electable he is, only that he can bring “change.”

    That article kostner posted is telling. The GOP no longer fears Obama and relishes the chance to run against him.

  57. that is why I am saying the party doesn’t care about really getting the White House back. Everybody I know wants to know HOW he plans to change the country. I’ve not heard a thing about how he plans to do this. As Hillary said, and I wish she’d do so again “you can’t expect the heavens to open, the choirs to sing and we’ll just all get along” .. it doesn’t work that way. He is able to compete in the big states and if the party for one minute thinks that we’ll all follow lock step they are stupidier than I ever thought. It’s not about him .. it’s about the fact that he is not qualified to lead the country with the problems we are facing right now.

    Anyone else here a bit peeved though that John Edwards decided to go to Disneyworld this week. I mean, really!!! At least Elizabeth did come on tv and support Hillary. Picking this week to run though (and I’m talking about you John) .. well, I’m disappointed. Elizabeth Edwards would make a great ambassador in Hilary’s administration.

  58. You know how we mostly hate the talking heads? Here’s a funny about one of them:

    “Many people trust Wikipedia for somewhat reliable information, but few would expect that its founder would use it to broadcast the end of his relationship. Jim Wales used his creation to publicly announce that he was no longer seeing former Fox News correspondent Rachel Marsden. After posting the information to Wikipedia, Jim personally gave her the news — via IM. Validating the old adage about a woman scorned, Marsden then leaked some sexy chats between the couple and even sold some of Wales’ stuff on eBay. We can only wonder what other creative ways she could’ve found her revenge with Wales via the Internet.”

    So if she ever pisses you off by being nasty to Hillary, just think how sorry her own life is.

  59. “As Hillary said, and I wish she’d do so again “you can’t expect the heavens to open, the choirs to sing and we’ll just all get along” ”

    I agree with Hillary. People have strong opinions about what they want done, and they have a right to disagree. This talk about magically bringing everyone together is silly.

  60. plural-

    “change” is what you get back from the Barista at Starbucks when you order a latte.

    put it in the tip jar cause it ain’t worth much and the person working the counter needs it.

  61. Someone Please Link The Black Agenda Report Today Important!!..

    ——————————————————————————–

    Please link or paste the black agenda report today. Please send it out to every black radio station, newspaper, and magazine in North Carolina. It bashes Obama from the black community and praises Hillary Clinton. It is written by Glen Ford…
    Here you go

    ——————————————————————————–

    Quote:
    Things fall apart; some things, like an ill-tied shoelace, sooner than others.

    Quote:
    Hillary Clinton, aware that the Sean Bell verdict was an outrage to Black America, issued a prepared statement:

    “This tragedy has deeply saddened New Yorkers – and all Americans. My thoughts are with Nicole and her children and the rest of Sean’s family during this difficult time. The court has given its verdict, and now we await the conclusion of a Department of Justice civil rights investigation. We must also embrace this opportunity to take steps – in our communities, in our law enforcement agencies, and in our government – to make sure this does not happen again.”

    It is difficult not to conclude that Obama distanced himself from the facts of the acquittal – except to counsel against violence and urge folks to “respect” the verdict, whatever that means – while Clinton had the sense to prepare a statement that sounded sensitive to Black anger and on top of developments in the story. The Sean Bell police and judicial atrocity revealed with horrific clarity that Black life continues to be systematically devalued by police in the United States, even when the officers involved are of African descent, as were two of the three shooters in the Bell case. The New York verdict shows that Black lives are devalued by all actors in American society, including Black actors: the essence of institutional racism.

    http://www.blackagendareport.com/ind…d=603&Itemid=1

  62. oh yeah…this shitty dude did not know his pastor for 20 yrs and will sit downn with the dictators and know them right away!

    Pigs will fly in america soon!

  63. is it true that Starbucks cofffee is $28.00 a cup? Someone tell me what is so special about Starbucks? Never been to one and would never give for for a cup of joe

  64. mj, Here’s some: A TM poster said a new Fox poll has Hillary up 3 nationally. Don’t have a link yet.

  65. Here’s some good Bill Clinton, making sense as usual:

    SANFORD, N.C. — As his wife was spending the morning with an Indiana driver to publicize her plan to fix suffocatingly high gas prices, her husband was in North Carolina, fiercely defending her support of a gas tax holiday.

    “She has been criticized by her opponent and by others, who say, ‘Oh, it is just pandering to people to offer them gasoline relief,'” he said, standing atop a long flatbed truck at an early polling rally. “Well, let me tell you something folks — when people are choosing every week between whether they got enough money to go to work and enough money to put food on the tables for their kids — it is not pandering to try and help them get through the next six months.” …

    “Hillary has got a long record as an environmentalist,” he said. “But to say that giving people a little slack on these gas prices is going to discourage us from switching to higher mileage cars is just factually wrong. We’re dealing with people here that cannot pay their bills.”

    firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2008/04/30/962078.aspx

  66. More on the Puerto Rican SD from Marc Ambinder:

    Chelsea Clinton just bagged a superdelegate for her mother. The youngest Clinton is campaigning today in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A few moments ago, at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, Luisette Cabanas, an unpledged superdelegate, announced her support for Clinton, giving the campaign the majority of automatic** delegates on the island.

  67. hillfans, i have said this months ago but remember those so-called 50 delegates obama secretly has? well they maybe being told to hold of thier endorsements until something happens bad for obama or drip out bit by bit. seems to be a pattern here.

  68. Indiananoplis Star says Hill seems to have the momentum going into next weeks primary….

    Also, I hope to God that Hill’s surrogates get on tv tonight and set this “new attack ad” controversy to bed. What do they expect a campaign to do .. oh,I forgot .. sing choirs and just get along.

    If the Obama campaign can’t take a tuff challenge from Hillary then the Republicans are correct in hoping that he is the nominee. He can’t take a punch and they are the biggest bunch of crybabies I ever saw.

  69. it makes me sick w/reps like baron hill comming out for bo. ust so pissed.i just hope we can get these guys to flp to hillary at the end of this

  70. t4t .. they won’t change .. how much shit has to hit the fan against this man in order to wake up these people. They simply don’t care about winning in November, Maybe they think that there is no way to clean up after Bush and they woud just rather have McCain. I mean how many states do we have to have to show them that he cannot win…. Mindnumbing

  71. Dot
    Starbucks also pays there hourly empoyees above the minimum wage, uses fair trade practices and makes health insurance available to even part time workers and a large regular is less than 2

  72. these pundits on tv still honestly think that all will be well with people by November. They have no clue as to how THEY have affected the whole campaign and how their treatment of Hillary is one of the reasons that the race has been so unfair. They still don’t get it.

  73. Ok this is something to watch,

    thepage.time.com/2008/04/30/misissippi-democratic-congressional-candidate-distances-himself-from-obama/

  74. imhoping its rep elsworth. she has been pushing for him. he is the most well known congressman in IN or shiler in nc

  75. It’s so ridiculous, and so typical, for them to say that people will be deterred from buying Priuses if the gas tax is cut. Lordy, how out of touch can they get?

    People who are worried about buying milk aren’t in the market for Priuses.

  76. Oh my god, buying priuses? People who can’t afford gas, can’t afford a prius. That’s stupid anyway. She is talking about a 12 week holiday. It’s extremely short term. It would have no such effect.

  77. Contacted Ellworth office and he says that he plans to vote the way his 8th district votes … he will go with the will of the people. Very nice office staff, matter of fact some of the nicest I’ve talked with,

    HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE FROM INDIANA THEY WILL TAKE A REQUEST FOR SUPPORT

    I expressed my respect for him voting the will of his constituents. If you want to contact them with nice support .. (I have no idea how his district will go)

    Office Locations and Hours
    Evansville District Office
    101 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,
    Room 124
    Evansville, Indiana 47708
    ph: (812) 465-6484
    fx: (812) 422-4761
    Office Hours: 8am-5pm Central Time

    Terre Haute District Office
    901 Wabash Avenue
    Suite 140
    Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
    ph: (812) 232-0523
    fx: (812) 232-0526
    Office Hours: 8am-5pm Eastern Time

    Washington, DC Office
    513 Cannon House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
    ph: (202) 225-4636
    Toll Free: (866) 567-0227
    fx: (202) 225-3284
    Office Hours: 9am-6pm Eastern Time

  78. rjk1957,

    Lots of states have never elected an african american statewide, its not unique to PA. A candidate has to first get nominated. I don’t think many AAs run for the senate or governorships. But I absolutely believe white voters will vote for a black candidate they think is the best and represents his/her interests. Here in TN, Harold Ford got much closer than a lot of the polls predicted he would. He lost by only a few pts and some pundits think he’ll try for statewide office again. I know Lynn Swann ran for PA gov, but I always thought he never stood a chance. Not because he was black but because Ed Rendell seemed pretty popular. I’ve always thought BO would lose the GE because of his inexperience in govt and politics not his race.

  79. mj, that’s the criticism, apparently.

    Here’s the rest of firstread’s report:

    Clinton has concentrated on the oil issue during his two-day swing through North Carolina. His wife’s proposal to eliminate the gas tax during the summer months has been criticized by rivals who point out that the short-term benefit for many Americans would register at a savings of less than $50.
    Other critics say that the summer solution fails to encourage the responsible seeking of long-term solutions to the energy crisis. The former president took special exception to that claim in Apex this morning.

  80. I agree completely with Nikki. It’s the total lack of experience. I don’t think he’s ever even had a fulltime job.

  81. $50 bucks is a lot of money to most people. It may be a weeks groceries. And, what about truckers? They stand to save more.

  82. Heath Shuler .. contact Washington office if outside of North Carolina (talked to them)

    Contact North Carolina office if inside North Carolina

    They seemed interested in phone calls

    512 Cannon House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone:(202) 225-6401
    Fax: (202) 226-6422

    356 Biltmore Ave. Suite 400
    Asheville, NC 28801
    Phone:(828)252-1651
    Fax: 828-252-8734

  83. With all the distractions, the most important reasons for SDs to support Hillary Clinton are being overlooked. Or under a pile of stuff!

    Our goal is to win the White House.

    1. The Clintons are 7-0 against the Republicans.
    2. Barack Obama has promised to take public finance or work out a deal with John McCain. Hillary Clinton has not made such a promise.

    note: If Obama works out a deal the Democratic Party is crippled financially against the Republicans. The ads running against Obama are examples of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxhow the Republicans play to win. It ain’t nice! If Barack Obama reneges on his deal – well, that becomes an ethics and honesty issue that will be exploited heavily versus hero, great american, POW survivor, straight-talk John McCain.

    Feel free to join me in sending this info to all superdelegates, party leaders, commen boards, etc..

    Dear Superdelegate,

    Back a winner.
    Let’s take back the White House!

    * Republicans have won 7 of the last 10 Presidential elections.

    * Bill Clinton (1993-2001) is the only Democrat to win reelection since FDR (1932-1944)

    * Republicans are 0 and 7 against the Clintons. (1982-present)

    Please support Hillary Clinton for President.

  84. nikki .. I’m in Tn as well! A huge Harold Ford supporter (so it shows I would vote for an AA if I thought he was qualified) .. I worked my butt off for Harold. He is such a GENUINE person .. nothing AT ALL like Obama who is so full of himself.

    Harold, I hope, continues his political career. I think Tennesse lost big time by choosing Corker over Ford.

  85. remember that online video on Fort Bragg in NC?

    Clinton seeks probe on conditions of Bragg barracks

    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an interview Tuesday that she will call for a congressional hearing in response to an online video that shows poor living conditions at barracks on Fort Bragg.

    The Fayetteville Observer first reported Friday that Ed Frawley, the father of an 82nd Airborne soldier, uploaded a video to YouTube showing peeling paint, exposed pipes, mildewed ceilings and showers, a broken toilet seat and a bathroom floor covered in sewage because of a clogged drain. Since last week, the video has logged more than 91,000 views on YouTube.

    In a phone interview Tuesday afternoon with the Observer, Clinton said from Indiana that she asked Democratic Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, to hold a hearing on Fort Bragg’s barracks and the broader issue of the conditions troops are returning to on installations across the country.

    “Something went terribly wrong here,” said Clinton, who is a member of the Armed Services Committee. “We’ve asked these young soldiers to risk their lives and bear brutal living conditions … and when they return home, the least we can do is offer them decent, clean living conditions.”

    rest of article: http://www.fayobserver.com/print?id=292763&type=article

  86. Obama’s idiotic stance on the gas-tax holiday shows exactly what’s wrong with his campaign. Once again, Obama is being “too cute by half,” and making bizarre, academic arguments that gas taxes should be increased, to reduce consumption, to protect the environment.

    What a bunch of elitist, out-of-touch baloney. As Bill Clinton pointed out today, there is no evidence that dropping the gas tax will deter consumers from buying eco-friendly cars and hybrids. Second, Clinton pointed out that we’re in an emergency situation here: American workers can’t pay their bills, can’t pay to fill up the car to drive the kids to school and soccer practice, and need emergency help.

  87. Why can’t we put people to work fixing up the barracks for cryin’ out loud!

    On the gas tax rollback, what people don’t understand is that it will help truckers that transport food. It could actually have a little bit of effect in lowering food prices…it is all tied together.

  88. David Mendell says that Jeremiah Wright was “very close” to Obama. This is Obama’s own biographer. He says that Wright WAS Obama’s spiritual mentor and that Obama was agnositic. Rev Wright WAS his spiritual mentor. He says the break off just happened recently .. only when he realized that Wright wasn’t healthy for him politically. Just goes to show .. Obama will do anything to get a vote. Watch out Kerry, Kennedy, McCaskill.

  89. HillBillyLover Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 3:12 pm
    Why can’t we put people to work fixing up the barracks for cryin’ out loud!

    On the gas tax rollback, what people don’t understand is that it will help truckers that transport food. It could actually have a little bit of effect in lowering food prices…it is all tied together.

    Exactly. It’s only for the summer anyway.

  90. dot48,
    What part of the state are you in? I live in Memphis. Oh, you said you still had family in WVirginia. Is the governor leaning towards HRC? I thought he had already given her his support.

  91. Listen peeps .. Hills plan on giving a gas tax holiday is a winner. Obama is so mad cause he can’t Xerox it so he had to say he opposes. He has xeroxed so many of her ideas that people are questioning that he has no ideas of his own.

    anything that helps the working people save as little as $50 bucks will help. Let the big oil companies pitch in some dough to help fix the bridges and such.

  92. nikki, I’m in Decatur. Smack dab between Chatt and Knoxville, on Watts Bar lake area.

    Wva Governor has decided to wimp out and go with his peeps .. who will go with Hillary of course.

    I’d rather he stood firm with her. Rockefeller (big oil man) had to go with the liberal of course and I’m not sure what the other will do.

    Wva is the kind of state who won’t let the elected officials sway them. They are firm, resolute people who work hard and make up their own mind. I’m not worried for Hillary there but we can help her get huge popular vote by calling when the phone call bank for Wv comes up.

  93. nikki .. I actually have just sold my house and I’m moving back to W.Va. Hubby is actually in state now looking for us a house.

  94. what will happen if John McCain actually asks Condi Rice to be his veep? How would that affect the AA vote you reckon.

  95. HillBillyLover Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 3:12 pm
    Why can’t we put people to work fixing up the barracks for cryin’ out loud!

    On the gas tax rollback, what people don’t understand is that it will help truckers that transport food. It could actually have a little bit of effect in lowering food prices…it is all tied together.

    Appalling isn’t it? I sent the video clip to the Clinton campaign over the weekend, but I’m sure other people did the same thing. It was posted on TM.

  96. dot48,

    That’s a good question. McCain would get a bigger % of the black vote than the GOP would normally get. But I have no idea how much bigger. But it could work that way with women voters too. Some women might vote for him w/ Condi on the ticket because they don’t really love Hill but want to see a woman president.

  97. dot48, are they prequalified buyers? If not, be careful about entering in to any purchase agreement unless it is on a contingency. Lots of people having trouble qualifying right now.

  98. do you think that many of the Dems in congress and senate right now resent Hillary because she has shown that she can and will work acrosss the aisle with the republicans? I think there is a high degree of jealousy especially with many of the women and sexism among the men.

    As many have said, there is not a lot of policy difference .. Hillary shows real leadership skill and backbone. Waffles shows zero leadership ability, having to continually let other people tell him when to get on top of the issues and he absolutely is not tuff enough for the job.

    If he is the nominee, I expect a very low turnout in the GE.

  99. yep, contingency and they are prequalified! I have a really good agent and I’m also an agent myself. We are actually closing on May 29 .. got to have the home inspection done and my pest inspection is tomorrow. Appraisal shouldn’t be any problem either.

  100. Great post admin!!! Obama the Liar. Sadly, so many African-Americans have been duped by him and now they can’t take back those votes. Now, it’s up to the rest of the voters to send him packing.

  101. maybe multiple means more than one? I hope we sping another before the evening or perhaps they are holding a few back tomorrow and beyond. I personally like the idea of springing a couple every day.

  102. Sugar,
    SUSA had an Indiana poll with HRC getting a bigger % of the AA vote. It’s so interesting that she has gotten the most black voters in the SC primary.

  103. So many African-Americans that I’ve talked to are visibly ashamed of having voted for him now, but they are still not willing to admit it–still feigning unabashed support of this fraud. But, they know….I can’t wait to do a big I TOLD YOU SO post when he is finally given the boot by the Super delegates.

  104. Wow nikki22!!! That would be music to my ears and yet another bullet point I can add to my I TOLD YOU SO post. What do you guys think? Can she pull of a one or two point upset in N.C.? Gosh, I would LOVE that!!!

  105. I don’t know, Sugar, look at the SUSA NC. He’s way ahead in ealry voting according to their poll. I dount the SUSA Indiana numbers are giht, though I hope they are. Just seems odd that she would suddenly get more AA support. However, given she got 36% of the Philly vote, I sometimes wonder if some AA voters just tokld exit pollsters they voted BO but actually didn’t. It’s possible.

  106. What the dnc fails to recognize is that many have a commitment to the well being of the country far above any loyalty to a party. And so many of us have invested emotionally and financially in this process and will not simply follow them like sheep to the voting booth. I will never vote for obama. The ease of accesss to information via the internet was something bambi capitalized on early, but that may prove to be a double edged sword when it comes to the GE. Here in PA I will canvass door to door in the counties/regions where Hill won commandingly. Sorry Senator Clinton but I respectfully disagree that waffles would be a better alternative than Senator McCain.

  107. 36% overall, clealry. But if he got all but 8% of the AA vote in Philly, she would have had to have creamed him in the non-AA vote there, hence I wonder if she did better than the exits reveal among AA’s.

  108. Paula Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 3:44 pm
    mj, Bill Burton is Obama’s spokesman. Lois Capps is his mother-in-law.

    Oh well, that sort of diminishs the wieght of it then.

  109. Sugar, what is your take on the fallout with Wright. It seems to me that Obama used him to get a leg up in the AA community and political community in Chicago and now that it isn’t healthy politically he will just hatchet him up.

  110. I really wish BC would go ahead and do a little campaigning in the urbans in NC/IN. I think he’d win Hill back a few AA voters. That is primarily the difference between SC and after. Once BO accused him of racism he stopped campaigning much in the cities.

  111. Yes, speaking for myself, an owner of a truck here in Texas, $50 bucks will buy food. Now, thats how the latte liberals are at a loss for what the avg. citizen needs. Most of us were used to $50 bucks for gas a week and $100 bucks for food. Last week I spent almost $200 bucks for gas and you know I had to cut out alot of extras at the food market. I think thats where American is right now and any help in the mean time is better than nothing. We need something to tide us over until these fuel saving ideas come in to play. I guarantee you bambi is going to hit her hard with this. It will have no effect because the avg. person can understand 50bucks in savings a week compared to not having it. Maybe it could mean a movie night, bowling or something like that!

  112. Dot, I personally believe that he used Wright for the exact purpose you stated and I’m almost certain that most of them are now eating a lot of crow, slowly realizing that they’ve been used, but they aren’t going to abandon him just yet. Soon enough though.

  113. I think Bill goes to the places he thinks he can make a difference, convert people, increase turnout, whatever.

  114. mj,

    Thay may not have been Bill’s or HRC’s idea. There was a different team in charge of the campaign back then. But recently Hillary has been to Philadelphia, Gary, and Indianapolis.
    I’m not sure about NC though.

  115. looking at all the money that BO and his hacks have shuffled over to the superdelegates and other elected party officials .. it makes me even sadder. Yes, our party can be bought right out from under our noses.

    Just heard on news that AlQuadea has managed to rebuild to pre 9/11 level in Afghanistan.

    We sure don’t need another lightweight in the white house now.

  116. Well, what this Wright drama does more than anything is opens up the possibility for African-Americans to soften to the idea of supporting Hillary enmasse in the Fall–now that the fever is starting to break in light of the way he has given Wright the boot.

  117. I spoke to some contacts today around AFL-CIO in PA and they have mailed 400,000 anti-mccain mailers today to Reagan Democrats because they are scared that if Obama is the nominee, those voters will go McCain as they are major Clinton backers and will not vote Obama.

    Has anyone else heard this.

  118. Sorry for this long ass rant, but….

    I was thinking about my and Henry’s discussion yesterday about Al Sharpton and the Bell case, the Recreate68 assholes, the Wright Reverend and the youth vote. My brain sorta loops around some of the more giant issues in the background and I usually come up with an epiphany a day or two later. I had it a little while ago (I think).

    I know some folks have been seeing stuff on the Internet and experiencing certain things from 👿 supporters. I think their fears of violence are legitimate. There is a large, seemingly embittered, and more than- completely detached due to an absurd air of superiority- segment of our population that is supporting this empty suit. When pressed about it- confronted with his lack of qualifications, his lack of accomplishments, his lack of bona bide bipartisan connections (Coburn doesn’t count)- they come up with some ethereal bullshit about “the big picture” and forever changing politics. Never mind he doesn’t say how and has no track record of doing anything he claims he can (e.g. he’s the magician who’s never pulled a rabbit out of a hat or a quarter from a kid’s ear promising to make the Brooklyn Bridge disappear).

    One of those fears is realized by the presence of and organizing efforts of Recreate68. These bozos steal every organizational element of the 1960’s SDS folks they can. From organizing meals, and minor healthcare to getting massive funding and pulling demonstration permits. Folks with long memories remember SDS and their spinoff organizations. They remember what they did to the 1968 convention and how badly it harmed the party for decades. The association of radical elements with the Democratic party is not beneficial to anyone. I’d even argue it’s a vanity project.

    Why? Because it does nothing to ensure healthcare for all, good jobs with good wages, safer roads and bridges, more and better trained local law enforcement…in other words, it does nothing to help the Average Joe or Josephine. It just makes some dumbass, spoiled brat think they are “part of the process” when, in point of fact, we all know a little bit better than that.

    Politics has been famously compared to the art of sausage making. It’s a gruesome job. The trading back and forth of favors, the procedural roadblocks, the special interests and zealous one agenda types that keep putting their fingers in your eyes. Then throw in the 24/7 campaign season, the constant struggle to raise funds to keep a job. It’s not pretty and probably is good reason why the naïve youth who go to DC each year usually flee within a year or two. They become disillusioned with the tedium of the process. They think everything will be okay if some magical person shows up with their little silver wand and say “abracadabra” everything will be perfect- their version of perfect.

    They forget there is a rich perfect. A poor perfect. A white perfect. A black perfect. A Catholic perfect. A Baptist….you get my drift. They forget that the process is necessary to arrive at a consensus. You can’t just slam shit down people’s throats. And that’s largely what is wrong with Kos and company. They forget their version of perfect isn’t everyone else’s- even in their own professed party.

    Okay, now let’s get to this primary and 👿 and a different effect we will see due to his speech yesterday. My gut tells me he will lose some of his AA support. Why? Because it was skin deep only. It wasn’t about shared values, shared experience and struggles. He had the right amount of melanin and thick enough lips to pass, but there was always this nagging feeling I suspect for many that he was (to rip off Admin again)- a pretender. He ate arugula, not soul food. He dined with billionaires and toasted $500 bottles of champagne. He wasn’t working two, three jobs to make ends meet like some single mothers do. And while we’re on the subject- his mother worked at an embassy and was an anthropologist. He went to private, multicultural schools, traveled the world. He went to some of the best colleges in the nation. He didn’t have to get an athletic scholarship or apply to the United Negro College Fund. His credit was good enough to get a loan for Harvard Law- he didn’t have to wait 10 years to save up or work two part-time jobs while in school. He rubbed elbows with elites then twisted their elbows with the help of his fiancée’s contacts to get his Law Review presidency. No. He’s no stranger to that.

    In all fairness, he’s a stranger to whites and blacks. He’s too black because he went to a church which taught a message that is largely offensive and racist- a Black Liberation Theology church with an Afro-centric political-religious belief system. He’s too white because he knows what the hell arugula is and doesn’t really understand why many AA’s get upset about Jena 6 or the Bell Case. He didn’t stand up last Summer in defense of those boys who were being mistreated by the legal system, and he called out this week to Sharpton and his followers not to be violent when they haven’t been at all.

    Reverend Sharpton is right to be pissed. He never said anything about violence. He talked about protests, not riots. 👿 showed he was too white by assuming that “the Negros would riot and kill Whitey.” *snark* Of course, he does this the same week he lies and throws his reverend of 20 yrs, his self-admitted spiritual advisor and mentor, under the proverbial bus. In doing so, he disavowed the historical struggles of AA’s in his own community and all over the country. He won’t get political or logistical support from the leaders in that community now. He’s fucked over two leaders in one week. Three if you count Farrakhan. So tell me, who in the AA community is going to put their ass on the line for him to lead protests, let alone violent protests in Denver, when he doesn’t have any backbone and has the loyalty, personal and political, of a two-headed serpent?

    So, let’s get back to the lingering threats out there of violence in Denver- there may be violence, there may not be. If it happens it will be- just like the 60’s- privileged young white males lacking maturity and owning an air of entitlement like Ayers and Flanagan. It will not be the upset AA who sees the possibility of the 1st AA president slipping away. It’ll be the snot nosed brat who wants to do “something,” anything exciting because the real process of changing society- the process Hillary Clinton advocated in her thesis paper wherein she picked apart the organizational principles of Saul Alinsky- is being a part of the whole ugly, brutal, boring and soul killing process of administering and making policies and laws. Real government isn’t West Wing with a photo op followed by a revolution and a fancy dinner every night. It’s so much different than that and that’s why I don’t worry too much.

    The Weathermen, SDS, BLA, BP, etc. did essentially squat. Sure they fucked up the Democratic Party for a while because of the negative associations and now the old farts who linger due to their youthful fantasies of conquest. But the real Democratic Party is who Hillary appeals to. Blue collar workers, union members, first generation college students with massive loan debt, seniors who don’t fall for fads anymore, minorities who realize that the GOP is only on the side of Big Business- those are the backbone of a winning coalition.

    If those limped-dicked assholes want to incite violence in downtown Denver, let them do it. Don’t let them hide behind the 18 yo and 19 yo Brandons and Tylers who now volunteer for the 👿 campaign. By selling them a myth about the heady days of Summer of 1968, they are doing all of us and our party a great disservice. And folks like DB Pooper floating lines like “blood in the streets” and threatening a mass AA defection or implying violence by AA’s (because we all know how violent those Black people can be *snark*), they undermine everything that has been accomplished by blacks and whites alike over the last 50 years. Moreover, they undermine the concept that 👿 ‘s candidacy is historic and will bring forth the Utopia.

    Last time I checked, you don’t create Utopia with the threats of a barrel of a gun or by exploiting racial stereotypes. You do so by appealing to folks’ better angels. Too bad no one on that side of the party has any.

  119. Just got back.

    Don’t know if this has been posted, but:

    MO is gonna be interviewed on CNN tonight!!!!

    WTF!!!!!!!

    Heard it on Rush but don’t know what time.

  120. Sugar, i would love to be a fly on the wall at O’s church right now. I went to that church for a funeral. It was so weird. We went into the the church for the funeral, walked around view the body. Then they took us into another room to eat. After we ate, we went back into the church for the service. It was weird.

  121. Kerry is such a tool. He is attacking Hillary’s gas plan and quotes some unnamed Clinton staffer for saying that they know it’s a gimmick but want to attack Obama.

    He’s a Liberal Effetist piece of shit.

  122. new foxnews poll, Obama’s favorables take a nose dive. Messiah is coming dow to earth.

    Key findings:
    this month(Feb)

    Obama
    Favorables: 47(54)
    Unfavorables: 42(33)

    Head-to-head:
    McCain 46
    Obama 43

    Clinton 45
    McCain 44

    Defection:
    Nearly a third of Clinton supporters — 32 percent — say they would vote for McCain instead of Obama (47 percent) if the general election were held today. Fewer Obama supporters — 21 percent — would defect and vote for McCain over Clinton if she were the nominee.

  123. Some sobering news from Rush and Hannity.
    Skip if not in the mood for this. Posting it only to bring perspective from the enemy side and at this point, Conservative radio is more of an ally that Waffles and his campaign. 👿

    Both said they don’t thin we can get the SD’s coz DEMS are more terrified of losing the rock solid AA vote than of anything else. We’ve heard that before but this is the first time I’ve heard it on conservative radio.

    They both seem shell-shocked that Waffles is still standing. They both are outraged at the media circling-the-wagons and interpreting waffles horrible press conference as an act of courage. They both seem slightly confused by what’s going on.

  124. Kerry is pissed that they asked about the Rev Wright issue and scolded the commentator and said the media has to let this thing go. “Worn out old history…this guy had his narcissistic moment and move on. ”

    I still can’t believe I voted for that guy.

  125. basil: why is that so surprising? she has been interviewed by them before. It is probably to counterbalance the interview with Hillary on Fox.

  126. Basil, the activists are trying to take over the party and take it over a cliff.

    Sorry but the Democratic is not solely the AA party. Its ridiculous.

  127. “this guy had his narcissistic moment” LOL, Kerry would know.

    Gingrich said Monday he thinks Hill wil be the nom, so there.

  128. So, is the rock solid AA vote, greater than the blue collar vote?

    I will never, ever vote for Waffles.

  129. Berkeley,

    Yeah – it’s obviously a ploy to distract from HRC but I am disgusted by it. that’s what i meant.

    🙁

  130. OkieAtty, woman you just put down some truth!!!!! Take that Obamazoids!

    Neetabug, you guys ate before the service? lmao

  131. Guys, please, african americans have said over and over in polls they will support Hill if she is the nom. Just because elite white Dem’s don’t get that, doesn’t make them right.

  132. mj Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 3:42 pm
    I don’t know, Sugar, look at the SUSA NC. He’s way ahead in ealry voting according to their poll. I dount the SUSA Indiana numbers are giht, though I hope they are. Just seems odd that she would suddenly get more AA support. However, given she got 36% of the Philly vote, I sometimes wonder if some AA voters just tokld exit pollsters they voted BO but actually didn’t. It’s possible.

    If the exit polls are taken with the whole familly standing around listening, there could be a big reverse-‘Bradley effect’ — someone tell the pollster what they want their family to hear.

    As to Obama’s numbers in early voting, isn’t Indiana where the bots have some kind of station set up on campus and another that they are shuttling people to “24 hours??” A strong GOTV could be showing support now, just by tapping hard core bot voters.

  133. Someone else mentioned this earlier so I am just repeating.
    Truckers if you give them ease than the cost to deliver to restaurants, grocery stores will not increase and then the prices for your burger or lettuce will not increase.

  134. The problem is that the massive AA vote is only major important in states that go Republican except for NY, NJ and a small part of California. North Carolina and South Carolina will not go Democratic, neither will Alabama and Georgia and Mississippi or louisiana.

    The Hillary Latino and jewish and senior vote is dominant in California and NY and Florida and New Mexico and Texas and Pennsylvania and Ohio.

    I mean it does not take a genius to work out the electoral math coalition here.

  135. okie
    noticed you mentioned me at the beginning of your last post and i read in terror as i feared you were going to wish me ass cancer. imagine my relief. Nice post. I was born in 67 and admittedly know nothing about the 68 riots but I am curious. anything you could recommend?

  136. basil9, don’t fret, actually you can turn that into some good news, bc you know they are going to hit bambi harder and that my friend will work in our favor! 🙂

  137. moon, Hill will get the AA vote in the fall. I have to say it is killing us not to be competitive almost at all in that vote now. Seems BO doesn’t have to even earn the vote. He’s not even campaigning with AA’s.

  138. mj, that sounds horribly gross. The body was still laying up in there and they went back after they’d eaten?! lmao No offense neetabug.

  139. mj and Sugar, I find it more than ironic these elitist assholes, the same guys who started SDS and WU as a means to end racism (HA!) are the ones floating this crap about AA’s rioting or staying home if Hillary is the candidate.

    Really what they demonstrate is that they do not believe in real equality only that which they- the bourgeoisie- allow. Why? Because they are the benevolent masters of society. This isn’t about guilt. Not really. It’s about control and always has been.

    These guys “lower” themselves to fight side-by-side with the BP or BLA because they were so “with it” or “hip” or whatever the fuck they called themselves. Same thing with man of the youth today. Just different terms of art. That’s not equality. Real equality would have never been crying racism- because they would never see it as an issue. Real equality would never calling Hillary horrible names and only looking at the issues. Comparing policies for those that were most sound in helping the lower and middle classes and ensuring a strong future for ALL Americans.

    Not this force fed, Sociology 101 bullshit.

  140. mj, and yet no one says anything about the fact that 92% (well not all but a large majority) of AA’s are supporting Obama because he is black or that they are being forced too but yet Obamabots mention all the time that whites are racist because they don’t vote for Obama, now that pisses me off.

  141. Well, that’s because whites have not been oppressed. I have said before, BO’s AA vote is racial but not racist.

  142. Mass Gov Patrick at record disapproval rating, has only Approval rating of 41% in a liberal state, christ he must be shit.

    No shock there, that was Axelrods last great talent.

  143. OkieAtty Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 4:30 pm
    mj and Sugar, I find it more than ironic these elitist assholes, the same guys who started SDS and WU as a means to end racism (HA!) are the ones floating this crap about AA’s rioting or staying home if Hillary is the candidate.

    Yes, OkieAtty. Once again trying to manipulate them even though they don’t even want to face the reality of it all.

  144. Birdgal, Moon,
    You KNOW I don’t agree with Rush’s apparent conclusion but I do think his point has merit when combined with some of the other issues posters have raised regarding the insanity of Waffles still standing.
    1 – There’s been a get-rid-of-the-Clintons move for years.
    2 – The palace coup is in full swing.
    3 – the left wing liberals want to hijack the party.
    4 – Dems and Deaniac perceive Waffles as bringing in tons of cash – remember the DNC-Obama fund-raising deal struck this week.
    5 – Dems are afraid of being labeled racist.
    6 – No matter what happens, they get to blame HRC.
    * – if Waffles gets the nomination and loses the GE it will be her fault.
    * – if HRC wins the nomination and loses the GE it will be her fault.
    * – if HRC wins the nomination and wins the GE it will be her fault that AA’s and
    young voters feel alienated.

    IT SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I still think she can pull it off but look, there wasn’t a single mention of the FDR protest in DC today. Millions of voters disenfranchised and media doesn’t bother reporting on it. If it were an AA event you can bet your butt it would’ve gotten covered.

    I guess I’m just as shocked as Conservative radio that Waffles hasn’t taken a hit. The closest thing I heard to it is a poll Rush cited that 70% of respondents said Wright had damaged Waffles, but 50% didn’t think it mattered.

    If she loses the nomination and Waffles then lose in the GE, they get to blame her.
    oth

  145. You know what , Gov Patrick was the test run for Axelrod and his Obama plan. We all know thats turned out.

  146. I gotta call bullshit on the whole “the SDs are scared of losing the black vote if BO isn’t the nominee” meme. This is just the excuse being given from some of these gutless SDs to support BO instead of HRC. Notice how none of them can ever sight any actual proof to back up the assertion that AAs won’t vote for Hillary. Question: Since when did black voters become so special to the democratic party? They didn’t seem to care about how AAs felt when NOT ONE SINGLE DEMOCRATIC SENATOR stood with the congressional black caucus to contest the 2000 election. This is after all the controversy about how black and jewish voters in Florida were being disenfranchised. Now we are supposed to believe the dems will committ electoral suicide all to please black voters? NOT! If you count FL and MI HRC has the popular vote lead. Neither one of them has enough pledged delegates to get nominated. The supers will decide this thing one way or the other. So why would black voters have a problem with the person with the most votes winning? They wouldn’t. But hey these spineless wimps have to put the blame on somebody. I’m going back to independent after this election.

  147. basil, eff em and the party. The party is the one who is gonna be shell shocked at the result in how man people leave the party if Hillary is not the nominee and our numbers will show up in November.

    Of course BM will not report on the voter march at the DNC .. it doesn’t play into their “game book” to steal this election

  148. god how much money will it take to remove ted kennedy. i will contibute to any 527 that wants him gone. When does he face re-election.

  149. Good points, Nikki. I just assumed they were out of touch, but yes, I think you are right. It’s a con.

  150. Basil- #5- my point is it is the rich whites who threaten the racism label and AA’s leaving the party. I don’t recall Jackson, Brazile, Sharpton, Wright, Farrakhan, Jackson Lee, Waters or Lewis saying- “Screw you. Blacks aren’t voting Democrat anymore.”

    It’s the inherent racism of the elites that says black people will do it, and the inherent racism of those who buy that bullshit that causes the problems.

    Mj, I agree it’s racial but not racist.

  151. In case anybody missed this little bit of info from yesterday.

    If you want to remove your name from the dnc.org mailing list you can go to their website and go to the second page and there is a place to change your email address.

    Give them a fake new address and they can use their time and energy and money and spam the hell out of that website and you can get your name off the lists.

    I have tried several times and even called. Got one letter that I’d get a special code .. never got it.

    PLEASE give them the fake emails and you can get your name off their list

  152. An interesting point

    Isnt Obama now an “uncle tom” for denouncing Rev Wright and going against his AA brother.

  153. # nikki22 Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 4:38 pm

    I gotta call bullshit on the whole “the SDs are scared of losing the black vote if BO isn’t the nominee” meme. This is just the excuse being given from some of these gutless SDs to support BO instead of HRC. Notice how none of them can ever sight any actual proof to back up the assertion that AAs won’t vote for Hillary. Question: Since when did black voters become so special to the democratic party? They didn’t seem to care about how AAs felt when NOT ONE SINGLE DEMOCRATIC SENATOR stood with the congressional black caucus to contest the 2000 election. This is after all the controversy about how black and jewish voters in Florida were being disenfranchised. Now we are supposed to believe the dems will committ electoral suicide all to please black voters? NOT! If you count FL and MI HRC has the popular vote lead. Neither one of them has enough pledged delegates to get nominated. The supers will decide this thing one way or the other. So why would black voters have a problem with the person with the most votes winning? They wouldn’t. But hey these spineless wimps have to put the blame on somebody. I’m going back to independent after this election.

    Great points, Nikki.

  154. Buchanon on Hannity about Waffles.
    48 hours before Waffles denounced Wright he was supporting him. Buchanon and Hannity haven’t found Waffles credible from the beginning.

    Buchanon says if HRC wins Indiana and comes close in NC SD’s will think they have a McGovern on their hands but the move isn’t strong enough to overturn the pledged delegate count. Going into the Burn Denver burn speech.

    If Waffles wins pledged votes, 90% of AA’s, youth vote, Wilder’s right there will be riots in Denver. No one wants to take the nomination away from an AA.
    of course it’s perfectly OK to do that to a woman.

  155. what needs to be brought out at the end of this-bo’s paying off of sds. for the dnc to allow bribery of sds is an outrage. also-hillary wins the tx vte but doesnt get the most delegates.

  156. Moon, I don’t think he’s so much an Uncle Tom, but more of an opportunistic pig. He’s an equal opportunity offender.

  157. yes, Obama presidency = Carter redux. Seeing this floated in the media a bit .. right down to Obama’s little gem of wanting to meet with the likes of Hamas with preconditions.

    Of course, they’ll blame Hillary LOL

    Isn’t it great to know though that Hillary won’t fold under this pressure? Isn’t it great to know that she has the leadership qualities to be tuff but also recognize the plight of women and children in need

  158. mj,

    There have been MILLIONS of whites who were OPPRESSED!
    Check the history of the IRISH in AMERICA;
    The JEWSISH in AMERICA!
    THE ITALIANS in AMERICA

    Read Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle for a glimpse of POLISH discrimination.

    NOT true that whites haven’t been exploited.

  159. What I’m singing to the Democratic Party leadership right now, as they continue to remain hell-bent on trying to nominate their fraud of a candidate whilst simultaneously smearing and attacking the Clintons:

    “Give Me One Reason” by Tracy Chapman:

    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Because I dont want leave you lonely
    But you got to make me change my mind

    Baby I got your number and I know that you got mine
    But you know that I called you, I called too many times
    You can call me baby, you can call me anytime
    But you got to call me

    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Because I dont want leave you lonely
    But you got to make me change my mind

    I dont want no one to squeeze me – they might take away my life
    I dont want no one to squeeze me – they might take away my life
    I just want someone to hold me and rock me through the night

    This youthful heart can love you and give you what you need
    This youthful heart can love you and give you what you need
    But Im too old to go chasing you around
    Wasting my precious energy

    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Give me one reason to stay here – and Ill turn right back around
    Because I dont want leave you lonely
    But you got to make me change my mind

    Baby just give me one reason – give me just one reason why
    Baby just give me one reason – give me just one reason why I should stay
    Because I told you that I loved you
    And there aint no more to say

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPcjjOrKmJw

    Cause as a resident of Florida, Dean, Brazille, Obama, et al, I am more than ready and willing to turn in my voters registration card and become “unaffiliated.” DO THE RIGHT (not WRIGHT!) THING!

  160. Nikki22

    I can guarantee AA will vote for Hillary. Okieatty is right, it is the rich whites who threaten racism, and saying AA’s will leave the party. The only difference is if O is the nominee this AA will leave the party

  161. nikki22 Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 4:38 pm
    I gotta call bullshit on the whole “the SDs are scared of losing the black vote if BO isn’t the nominee” meme. This is just the excuse being given from some of these gutless SDs to support BO instead of HRC. Notice how none of them can ever sight any actual proof to back up the assertion that AAs won’t vote for Hillary. Question: Since when did black voters become so special to the democratic party? They didn’t seem to care about how AAs felt when NOT ONE SINGLE DEMOCRATIC SENATOR stood with the congressional black caucus to contest the 2000 election. This is after all the controversy about how black and jewish voters in Florida were being disenfranchised. Now we are supposed to believe the dems will committ electoral suicide all to please black voters? NOT!

    Very good point my sister. Very good point. These Obama supporters don’t want to talk about that. Not a peep.

  162. exactly, we need proof that representatives are being bought but i suspect even the accusation that SD’s are being paid off will scare the shit out of a lot of SD’s especially congressmen as they are all up this year.

    I mean an ad like this would send SD’s scurrying for Clinton.

    This for the Republicans would be like golddust.

    You can see the ad

    Obama paid your representative for their vote for his nomination, can you trust them that they can be bought?

  163. Buchanan is wrong. Wilder said, “If the superdelegates intervene and get in the way of it, and say, `Oh, no, we’re going to determine what’s best,’ there will be chaos at the convention…. And if you think 1968 was bad, you watch: 2008 will be worse.”

    At no point did he say it was by AA’s or threaten it as an AA. He said it as an 👿 supporter. Not necessarily the same thing. The assumption by white media and elitists was “Oh, boy. The blacks will burn us like they did Detroit.”

    If I recall, 1968 which Wilder references, was all about rich white boy violence. Not racial violence. Big damn difference.

  164. Sharpton, guys–Sharpton said there would be riots in Denver if Obama doesn’t get the nomination.

  165. when will the Rezco trial resume? Anyone else think that maybe it’s not gonna be the blister we thought it was back in February?

    The only thing left now is what does Jeremiah Wright know and will he share.

    I think if Hill wins Indiana, Wv, Ky, and the majority of these remaining primaries the party will not be able to justify anyone but her.

  166. nikki22
    you would think that the dnc would be more worried about losing the hispanic vote as they are the largest minority. Perhaps in some circles it is perc’d as a last chance now or never. I am white with a small percentage native american(great grandmother was cherokee). And I would have voted never on the base of race but always on the base of experience.

  167. Linfair i will take you up on this. If he responds you have to donate 25.oo to Hillary campaign. If he does not i will donate 25.00 to the campaign.

  168. Perhaps we should be sending letters to SD’s saying,

    if you have been paid for your vote by Obama, we as constituents will find out and we will have you removed for bribery. Think of your career.

  169. I haven’t seen the figures, but this whole thing about ‘average person only saves $50’ is another Obama hoodwink. Where does he get that ‘average’? If it includes the whole population, then maybe it’s technically true, since many people only drive to church on Sunday wearing tennis shoes.

    But we should be looking at people who have to drive a lot, and will be saving enough to matter to THEM.

    Even $50 would be important to a lot of people. Another sign of Obama elitism.

  170. Okie, Nikki, Sugar,

    Great points.

    So if that’s a bogus argument for the SD’s sticking with Waflles (the AA’s will defect) then the only conclusion is there is a huge conspiracy in the Dem party to get rid of the Clintons, which was my first theory oh so many months ago.

    Thoughts?

  171. mj Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 4:21 pm
    SUGAR Says:

    Neetabug, you guys ate before the service? lmao

    Sounds a little gross, no? LOL

    YES, although no one had an appetite

  172. Rev Wright is too much of a performer and egotist to not respond but he will do it when he perceieves it will do the most damage, i think.

  173. So? That’s typical Sharpton.

    I have to disagree with some here. I understand other groups have faced discrimination, but let’s not pretend african americans don’t have a unique history(which BO is coincidently not directly related to) in this country. That’s fool hearty.

  174. BTW- the Chicago Seven were all white. The original group, the Chicago Eight had one black member, Bobby Seale a co-founder of the Black Panthers.

    Tell me that 1968 wasn’t all about bored, know-it-all white boys.

  175. That slate article is encouraging. Seems like the lofty messiah has lost his tough. The message has gotten old with the young just as we said it would. Fads just have short shelf life. Obama is a fad.

  176. 1950,

    yeah. Huge faction in party wants to oust Dems and they got a lotta bread. buying sds, ads, etc. Money ios flowing like water for this purpose.

  177. well while I found Rev Wright disgusting I would welcome some input from him about right now. I just want to know WHO IS THE REAL OBAMA

  178. yeah Dot, the young voters have an attention span of 5 minutes. I bet they dont turn up to vote in great numbers in the election. The next fad will be here and Obama will be boring to them.

  179. “Tell me that 1968 wasn’t all about bored, know-it-all white boys.”

    LOL/ These will be the same “rioters” in Denver. Why are Buchanon and Joe Scarborough suddenly pushing this meme?

  180. It will be interesting to see how Indiana pans out when Obama can’t bring the dead across the illinois border to vote because of the SC ruling.

  181. Hey dot,

    If I put on my psych hat, Obama is who you want him to be.

    He has been all things to all people. There is no there, there.

  182. someone did a chart for Hillary and Bambi back in April and Hillarys chart looked good. Bad period for bambi during the 3rd week.

  183. Linfar, he just may. Pitiful! Alright, I got a tennis game to play with my demographically aligned with the Obamazoids, but wouldn’t vote for that bastard for all of the tea in China self. You guys have a great evening. Hillary ’08!!!

  184. Sharpton didn’t say riots. Limbaugh did.
    http://www.denverpost.com/ci_9043850?source=rss

    Moon, don’t threaten SD’s. Jeebus Christ.

    Basil, the Clintons have always been outsiders. There has been an internal struggle for the last 40 yrs by the SDS mob and blue dogs for the soul of the party, but none of them like the Clintons. Bill was too moderate for the SDS crowd and they’ve never forgiven him. That’s why Kos, et al. hate Hillary. They want retribution for living thru Bush 2 like they wanted it for Reagan and Bush 1. I say tough shit. The Blue Dogs were beholden to values voters and Bill’s sex scandals hurt them down ticket.

  185. basil9 Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    Okie, Nikki, Sugar,

    Great points.

    So if that’s a bogus argument for the SD’s sticking with Waflles (the AA’s will defect) then the only conclusion is there is a huge conspiracy in the Dem party to get rid of the Clintons, which was my first theory oh so many months ago.

    Basil i have known this for a long time. It is the four, Howard Dean, Al Gore, Ted Kennedy and John Kerry.
    They hate the Clintons so much, they would rather lose the election than to have her become president

  186. OKIE,

    SOOOOOO – the SD’s and the DNC and the Dems are blackmailing AA’s by putting the nomination squarely on their heads!!!!!!!

    In other words, using the AA block as justification for the get-rid-of-the-Clinton’s subtext???????

    Fox – HRC poicked up 8 points in the past month.
    70% think Wright has hurt Waffles.

  187. Hypothetical Scenerio
    bunch of losers sitting around a table say how do we stop hillary
    a woman well lets go with a black man
    antiwar sentiment? he has never voted for or against anything’
    PSST lets let Hill think she is presumptive
    PSST lets get a ton of losers to back the weakest nominee ever and then lets hit up everybody who made a shit load of money on the internet boom and lets fund him. don’t worry they won’t react.

    OOps we did. KMABM

  188. okie,

    Just google sharpton and denver riots or similar. It’s all over. Rush story bogus.

    I gotta go.

    Neetabug, we gotta a bet.

  189. The thing is again, the shadow puppetmasters underestimated the Clintons again, they never expected Hillary to be this tenacious and last this long.

  190. LMFAO!!!!!

    Rush is gonna have a FIELD DAY with Tweetie talking about OPERATION CHAOS and the possible impact on the May 6 primaries.

    OMG!!!! This is such a bizarro-world election year!

  191. I’d wager Wright does respond (unless he’s been effectively stifled), maybe twice before the NC election. This is his best window for using his 15 minutes of fame to promote his book.

    He’s burnt his bridges with Obama, what else would he have to lose?

  192. Hi All,

    I was just on an HRC campaign conference call to bring support to a Big Dawg fundraiser luncheon on 5/22. There were a few updates….

    – Polls show her up by 6-8 pts. in IN
    – Polls show her down 10 in NC, but closing strong
    – When FL and MI delegates are seated, the SD will be a 30-40 SD pickup for our girl!!!!
    – Lunch with Bill in Detroit is $500, or $1000 that includes VIP reception and pic w/WJC.

  193. Basil, no. I’m saying the elitist side of the party is lying thru it’s teeth about AA’s. And I agree about Dean, Gore, Kennedy and Kerry- Although I’d substitute Gore with Brazile.

    Linfar, you’re wrong. Absolutely wrong. Google those words yourself and you will see it was Limbaugh. It’s even on his own site.

  194. Rev Wright is the sort of guy who is not going to take being dissed lightly. He kind of says what he thinks and doesnt give a fuck who likes it or not.

  195. basil9,

    I’m out of ideas buddy. Mary Matalin was right when she said if the dems played musical chairs everyone would get a seat. Honestly I think the democratic party doesn’t know how to win and is afraid of a fight, any fight. The only winners/fighters are Bill and Hillary. But the DC cocktail crowd despises both of them. Maybe it is rigged against her. Why would the DNC strip FL and MI, important swing states, of all the delegates instead of just half? Cuz they don’t know diddly about political strategy that’s why. It’s really very simple- make your nomination process winner take all, elimate undemocratic caucus states, and count the votes of every state. And of course if you are going to have superdelegates who help decide the who nominee will be don’t then get upset when they… (GASP) decide the nominee.

  196. 1950- I sense a Wright response first of next week. He’ll get the most airtime then plus he’ll preach somewhere over the weekend. The press will be watching.

    He’ll turn the knife from the pulpit. He has the lord on his side.

  197. Okie, theres an old saying

    “Never back a cobra into a corner” Obama just dumped on a cobra and pushed him into a corner, lets see how that cobra reacts when taunted.

  198. Question: Since when did black voters become so special to the democratic party? They didn’t seem to care about how AAs felt when NOT ONE SINGLE DEMOCRATIC SENATOR stood with the congressional black caucus to contest the 2000 election.

    Excellent point, nikki.

  199. Juan Williams for VP!!!!!!!
    They haven’t heard the end of Jerry! Waffles working his butt off to get rid of Wright but it won’t work. He doesn’t know where the flack is gonna come from, it’s made him vulnerable

    Fox anchor: “Is this the political meteor HRC has been banking on? Juan says there’s probably more out there but the Wrightgate issue is very big.”

    I’ll take ALMOST anything Juan says to the bank. He thinks Wright will come back at Waffles, before May 6. Now I feel better. Just needed my daily Juan fix.

  200. Moon, my money is on Wright. Preachers always know your business. 👿 should have remembered that.

    There are lots of ways for Wright to out his dirty laundry. Let’s see if there are any underlying messages in his sermon’s theme this weekend.

  201. Dot, I stopped listening to Sinclair after wh.org took him out. If he’s got proof, let’s see it.

  202. well whatever margin Hill comes within in NC I hope her surrogates do just like he did in Pa .. tout that big 35% lead he had just a week or so ago and pounce on it. turn it on them

  203. Nikki,

    Me too (the Dem 4) but the extent to which AA’s are being used and exploited by Deaniac, The Pope of Marth’a’s Vineyard, Horseface and Pigosi just dawned on me.

    Whaaddaya think?

    Tweetie playing HRC’s new ads – the Maya one, the gas one, and compliments all around.

    Has tweetie had a deathbed conversion? *LOL*

  204. linfar Says:

    April 30th, 2008 at 4:50 pm
    Sharpton, guys–Sharpton said there would be riots in Denver if Obama doesn’t get the nomination.
    *****************************************************
    Find let them RIOT because that will PROVE OBAMBI is NOT ready to handle the Commander in Chief role for his quest to be POTUS.

    Since OCRYBABY is so WEAK and REMOVED of any LEADERSHIP SKILLS where his people can THREATEN RIOTS EVERYTIME he LOSING, like the AMERICAN PEOPLE will TOLERATE THREATS he has another thing coming.

    THERE BETTER BE NO RIOTS OR THE CURRENT DNC LEADERSHIP BETTER HAND IN THEIR RESIGNATIONS because they are unable to guarantee the safety of Democrats and their families!!!

  205. Big question, folks: If 👿 takes issue with Wright’s beliefs and sermons, then how does he feel about the new pastor at his church? Reverend Moss? He says the same stuff.

    Will he throw his church under the bus now?

    Something tells me if he does, that would be even worse. You are pretty ballsy to turn on a preacher, but a whole congregation?

    Let’s see what happens after BM starts playing Moss’ sermons. I bet you he’ll say he hasn’t been there bc he’s campaigning. ROTFLMHAO.

  206. There may be one saving grace that we thought about though, if Obama is forced to withdraw before the convention, then it cannot be blamed on Hillary.

    The only way to sort this mess out is to have Obama withdraw and back her.

  207. carby, sorry. That makes no sense. I’m lost. Did you not see the actual threats are coming from whites, not AA’s?

  208. Moon, I think you are right. To keep the party together, he must withdrawal. Not suspend his campaign, but actually withdraw. I am certain there is more out there that’s bigger and more offensive than this. I just wish I knew what it was.

  209. Actually one thing that will be interesting is this weeks sermon at Trinity Church, do they back Obama or Wright, I’m guessing Wright.

    Obama cannot walk back into that church, I’m quite sure they are traitors in their eyes.

  210. O’reilly won’t cut Hillary any slack from the interview. He seems peeved that she was so prepared. He evidently couldn’t put a dent in her armour and he seems a little frustrated.

  211. Okie with all the shit thats surfaced in a month about Bambi, i am quite sure, the skeletons are banging at the closet door with Bambi wanting out because of overcrowding.

  212. Rev Wrigth just will NOT go away. The more we hear about Mr. Wright the more people will remember that he sat in the pew for twenty years with his GDing preacher before he finally decided “for political” reasons to throw him out with the bath water.

  213. I WILL JUST POST A SNIPPET ON STUFF FROM THE ‘RIOT’/’PROTEST’:
    from ‘stop obama’;
    ****************************************************
    A picture is worth a thousand words. This from the most openly aggressive R68 coalition member – Unconventional Action. What I am about to present, is incontestable proof that disturbances and violence are being planned for the DNC convention by R68 members. In my next post, I will discuss direct links with the Obama camp.

    The leadership of R68 promises they wont instigate violence, while advocating violence in “self-defense.” Considering the intent to illegally obstruct roads, prevent Super-Delegates from arriving in the Convention Center, erect road-blocks, and cut-off bridges, what kind of velvet gloves does R68 expect from the authorities? Instructing how to put on helmets, when to put on face-masks, how to construct shields, and tens of pdfs on how to behave when under arrest and custody- you get the picture!

    Its fair to say, R68 anticipates a lot of “self-defense”, and is already issuing veiled threats.

    Denver could face a “dangerous situation” on the first day of the Democratic National Convention, war protesters said Thursday, after losing a coveted permit for Civic Center to the convention host committee
    “When things blow up because the police have to enforce a permit that the Democrats got, don’t blame us for that,” said Glenn Spagnuolo, an organizer for the Re-create 68 Alliance.
    “Blame the Democrats for trying to silence dissent in the city of Denver.”
    Re-create 68 – which has promised demonstrations that will rival those at the bloody 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago – will be at Civic Center on Aug. 24, with or without a permit, he said.
    To rival 1968 Chicago, with or without a permit? Recipe for Gandhi’s Salt March?

    In their documents, R68 vehemently denounces expected police brutality and media mistreatment, and issues declarations of the necessity to use violence in self-defense. Parallel declarations by R68 coalition members such as Unconventional Action (UA) advocate an “ecology” of protest tactics, and claim that violence is one such necessary tactic!

    ALL TACTICS WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED!!!
    UA provides a resource page, which link, of all things, to the Anarchist Cook Book, particularly this passage:

    High-confrontational struggle has its own principles: that a high level of confrontation is appropriate in the situations we now face, that people have the right and responsibility to defend themselves against police violence, that many people are already angry and mostly not saintly and a political movement needs room to express that rage, that active self-defense can be empowering and may also win people to our cause, that to bring down an economic and political system that worships property, property must be attacked. [reposted by UA from]
    I consider it an incitement to violence.

    UA also offers advice on how to break the law, and not get caught. Notice the use of the euphemism “autonomous civil disobedience” in the next quote. And keep a sharp lookout for what follows the word “Unless.” It should intrigue Denver authorities:

    If you are engaging in autonomous civil disobedience (not a sit-in) and you don’t plan on being arrested (i.e. you want to get away with it) you should conceal your face using a bandana, or other cloth. Wearing a bandana can make you a target for police, since they associate it with radicals, so only wear one if you are actually doing something illegal and concealing your identity makes sense…. Unless you plan on directly and forcibly confronting the police, I would not recommend wearing a gas mask. (reposted by UA from here]
    Of course such snippets do not amount to a full-blown declaration of war. But what about the following official UA position on violence? (Remember, UA is a core member of Recrate 68 effort):

    Different tactics, applied in conjunction, can complement one another. Just as the more confrontational politics of Malcolm X forced privileged whites to take the non-violent civil disobedience of Martin Luther King, Jr. seriously, a combination of tactics from accessible and participatory to militant and controversial can simultaneously attract attention to a struggle, offer opportunities for people to get involved at their own pace, and provide those who engage in it with leverage on a variety of levels.

    “Militant-” That’s pretty straigh forward. “Leverage on a variety of levels,” sounds like a School of the America’s training manual.

    The Reference to Malcolm X is a bit ambigous. Is it the riots X ordered through the country, or the Black Panthers who followed in his footsteps? A reminder of a common Black Panther Chant:

    “The Revolution has co-ome, it’s time to pick up the gu-un. Off the pigs!”, [wiki]
    and a grim statistic

    From the fall of 1967 through the end of 1969, nine police officers were killed and 56 were wounded in confrontations with the Panthers. [wiki]
    Hopefully, UA was just talking about the riot part. UA elaborates

    …the most dramatic triumphs of militant direct action are only possible thanks to the support of people applying more conventional approaches, and vice versa…Honoring a diversity of tactics means refraining from attacking those whose chosen approaches seem to you to be ineffective, and instead focusing on what missing elements you can add to make their efforts effective.
    This sounds just like a key point in the official R68 Statement of Principles.

    I find the implication of “dramatic triumph of militant direct action,” rather clear. But if for some reason readers are still not convinced that we are talking inevitable violence, there is more.

    From the UA official Denver plans:

    Denver: Disrupt the DNC
    Anarchists and Anti-Authoritarians: join us in Denver, Colorado, August 24th-28th as we engage in coordinated Direct Actions against the Democratic National Convention, its corporate sponsors, and the military/police occupation of public space. Respecting diverse tactics and the autonomy of affinity groups and individuals, Unconventional Action has created the following framework to maximize our impact as we disrupt the DNC.
    …Anarchists and Anti-Authoritarians are urged to engage in a broad variety of tactics to disrupt fundraising events and prevent Democratic delegates from voting for no-choice candidates.
    The above are utterly illegal activities. Just imagine how the Police are going to have to deal with them, without coming to blows.

    Unconventional Action will target a variety of the 1,500 proposed fundraisers, countless delegate hotels, and designated institutions perpetuating global injustice…Using space reclamation, street theatre, direct confrontation, positive action, and a broad array of other tactics..
    -almost slipped by, that “direct confrontation.” But wait, before reading even more details of UA disruption plans, again keep in mind that UA is officially part of R68, and that R68 has officially endorsed “all tactics” that its members plan on using, and will refuse to critize or stand-up against any of them them that may be considered controversial or problematic. So much so is said in the R68 pledge all R68 members, including Code Pink, will adhere.

    The following picture indicates one possible, illegal but non-violent tactic, straight off the UA website.

    If the UA limited itself to such tagging – no riots will be necessary. But the following make it impossible-

  214. Okie,
    “He’ll turn the knife from the pulpit. He has the lord on his side.”
    hahahahaha!
    DOT!
    “I want to know if Wright knows what really happened to the choir director.” 👿
    Hope y’all are right that Waffles could withdraw (for the good of the party – NOT) Saw a clip of him and MO (she was in pink, too) and Waffles talking about never having had any idea that Wright said such anti-American things until he heard the Press club coverage and MO couldn’t even raise her eyes to look at him. She looked pretty unmilitant for a change. Fox talking about HRC’s softer side on disl;pay in the Bill-O interview, her level of comfort, Waffles is gonna be jealous – NC and Ind will be tuning in – it will be the biggest audience either candidate has had . . .

  215. I just can’t wait for some church member to step up and say that you know what .. they were here all the time during those sermons.

    Michelle Obama wouldn’t even answere Meredith’s question…that is telling.

  216. United, it just dawned on me that Recreate 68 has no real stated purpose. None.

    They’re just fuckin’ around to fuck around.

    WTF?

  217. Isn’t there a Ninetendo that needs to be played somewhere?

    Know what, the City of Denver should buy a 100lbs of dope and give it to them. They’ll get too stoned to actually do anything but watch Teletubbies and order mushroom and cheese pizzas.

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  219. OKIE,

    these miscreants show at every world summit to engage in chaos, and it looks like the party is at the dnc convention this year…

    thing is, obama and sharpton and friends can use it to say, see, the people will rise up if obama gets his nomination stolen…
    THESE PEOPLE ARE CRAFTY…

  220. Santorum (on FOX) saying jerrygate will have a devastating effect on Waffles. Look at what happened in PA, he says. Waffles has added 10 points to his unfavoribility ratings. PA reacted BEFORE Wright gate !!.

    Waffles tried turning Wright into a race issue and it’s a judgment issue.

    HRC’s favorability rating is increasing..

    OMG! I loooooove FOX! ( I never thought I’d ever write those 3 words).

  221. Nah, United. I don’t think Reverend Al is on his side anymore.

    And I think it’s just a bunch of bored, rich white boys.

    Somebody ought to get them laid and make them shower.

  222. new ad with Maya Angelou running in NC:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOjD7GrrpC0

    Maya Angelou: Hillary Clinton is a prayer of every American who really longs for fair play.

    Working men and women have had their jobs snatched from underneath them, their homes snatched away from them. And what we need, I think, is a person, a President who can make a difference in our country.

    She intends to help our country become what it can become. She dares to say human beings are more alike than we are unalike.

    I watched her become interested in public health and in education for all the children. And I watched her stand.

    I have found the person I think would be the best president for the United States of America .

    Hillary Clinton: I’m Hillary Clinton and I approved this message.

  223. OKIE,

    YOU ROCK!

    LET ME GET MY COUSIN JOSE OUT THERE WITH SOME REAL STICKY STUFF!!!
    than i’ll get my other cousin ming out there with some ‘cheap’ game boys, straight from beijing.
    oh and my cousin guido, with the fatest deep dish, and than the SD’s will just VOTE HILLARY IN……..

  224. If Waffles wins pledged votes, 90% of AA’s, youth vote, Wilder’s right there will be riots in Denver. No one wants to take the nomination away from an AA.

    At some point, wouldn’t Obama have to squash actual rioting? Otherwise his career would be over, no one would trust him anywhere near a nomination again.

    Playing chicken? You know, drag racers go headlong at each other and see who blinks first.

    Hm, maybe the more the potential rioters threaten, the sooner Obama will have to fold. Thank God for Hillary’s courage.

  225. OKIE,

    hmmmmm
    i guess you missed old rev sharpton on cnn last night ‘waxing adoringly’ or was it admiringly over barrrrrrrrack, and his ‘strength of character’..

    nearly choked on my mohito on that one.

  226. nikki said, If you count FL and MI HRC has the popular vote lead. Neither one of them has enough pledged delegates to get nominated. The supers will decide this thing one way or the other. So why would black voters have a problem with the person with the most votes winning? They wouldn’t.

    As of now, a lot of people are still assuming Obama will have the popular vote at the end. I think they still aren’t accepting FL/MI or ‘the vote of Democrats’ etc.

    At one point iirc Sharpton was threatening ‘marches’ if FL and MI were even seated (in time to vote).

  227. WOW THAT EASLY DUDE IS CHARMING AS HELL…

    (i always wanted to date a southern gentelman… girls, how are they really? anyone know?)

  228. OkieAtty Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 5:43 pm

    Isn’t there a Ninetendo that needs to be played somewhere?

    Know what, the City of Denver should buy a 100lbs of dope and give it to them. They’ll get too stoned to actually do anything but watch Teletubbies and order mushroom and cheese pizzas.

    Maybe they should make the whole convention mail-in. ;-]

    Really from Obama’s side this must be a bluff. Even if he got the nomination, any footage of actual rioting would doom him and the party in November (and set back AAs). But probably there WILL be some disturbances by bored white machos and bored latte nostalgics — and paid GOP moles.

    If Hillary won’t be bluffed, won’t Obama have to blink first? Well before the convention?

  229. how come when Obama was siding all up buddies with Jeremiah Wright it was all just about the “black church” way of having church. All the pundits were ooohhing and aaahhing that this was the way black churches were.

    Now all of a sudden that Obama has dissed Wright .. well, now his views are not representative of the black church.

    You can’t have it both ways.

  230. From the NYT:

    —————–
    CLINTON TWEAKS OBAMA ON WRIGHT

    PORTAGE, Ind. – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said this afternoon that recent comments by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright were “offensive,” “outrageous,” “off base,” and “far out,” and tweaked Senator Barack Obama for making clear his own condemnation of his former pastor’s words on Tuesday – “finally,” she said.

    In an interview to air tonight on Fox News’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Mrs. Clinton at first resists host Bill O’Reilly’s bait to criticize Mr. Wright – but then engages fairly gleefully after Mr. O’Reilly asks what she thinks “as an American citizen” when “you hear a fellow American citizen say that stuff about America?”

    “Well I take offense at it – I think it’s offensive and outrageous,” she said. “But it is part of an, you know, just an atmosphere we’re in today where all kinds of things are being said, and people have to decide what they believe. And I sure don’t believe the United States government was behind AIDS.”

    Mr. O’Reilly said he was disturbed to “see people jumping up and applauding when he says that, among other things, we’re the moral equivalent of Al Qaeda.” Mrs. Clinton replied with the following:

    “Well Bill, that is part of the mosaic and diversity of America. People are free to express their opinions, and the rest of us are free to agree or disagree. And obviously on opinions like that – ”

    “It’s hateful!” Mr. O’Reilly interrupted.

    “Well, you know, I happen to think that it is just totally off base. It is just so far out it is hard to even understand and take seriously. But what people are talking to me about is not that, I’ve gotta tell you. What I hear in all of these communities that I am in Indiana and North Carolina is what’s happening in their lives,” she said.

    Mr. O’Reilly added a moment later that he felt “sorry for Barack Obama on this one,” asserting that “his whole campaign has been derailed by some loony guy.” Then he asked if Mrs. Clinton felt sorry for Mr. Obama.

    “Well, I think he made his views clear, finally, that he disagreed. And I think that’s what he had to do,” she said.

    Mrs. Clinton has never been on Mr. O’Reilly’s show, and is not frequent guest on Fox. Yet both she and Mr. Obama are competing aggressively in Indiana and North Carolina for support from conservative Democrats, independents, male voters, blue-collar workers, and residents of traditionally Republican enclaves – demographic groups that watch Fox in good numbers. The two states hold their primaries on Tuesday.

    After taping the interview, Mrs. Clinton came to a union hall here for a rally, and shared a little of the interview with hundreds of cheering supporters. When she said she had done the interview with Mr. O’Reilly, people applauded and a woman in the crowd shouted “Go Hillary!” – prompting Mrs. Clinton to add, “Hey, I’m running for the toughest job in the world.”

    She also shared this exchange from the interview:

    “He said, ‘hey, you’re going to raise my taxes.’ And I said, ‘I sure am’” – noting that her tax plan would raise taxes on people who earn more than $200,000 a year, but lower taxes for many of the middle-income workers who were in the union hall at the moment. The crowd applauded boisterously then, too.

  231. Dot, how true forgot about that, yeah they were saying this is church in Black america and suddenly now it isnt.

  232. Yep, dot48. The choice is very clear: either we nominate Hillary, and she beats McCain handily, or we nominate Obama, and suffer a humiliating Dukakis-level loss and Dems down-ticket pay a severe price. Plain and simple.

  233. HillBillyLover Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 4:21 pm

    If anyone has the Indiana script, please email it to me at thebuzz at politwix.com

    I don’t have the script, but someone from Indiana furnished a culural tips thing and I posted it at
    h t t p : / / ironmyvote.com/comment-local-papers.htm#tipsforindiana

  234. mj Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 4:21 pm

    Guys, please, african americans have said over and over in polls they will support Hill if she is the nom.

    First I’ve heard of such polls. I wondered why none were being done. BM ignoring them I guess. Do you have any cites?

  235. yes, isn’t it funny that when Hannity first brought Mr. Jeremiah Wright to our tv screens that Anderson Cooper just about cried in having to report on it . Why, he said. Then everyone of their pundits went on to say that Jeremiah Wright was not a kook or even overboard .. he was just expressing what most every black church in American looks like on an average Sunday morning.

    Boy have they turned around. I hope they get reminded of that.

    Wright was right until he was wrong. Obama loved Wright until he found that Americans didn’t want to be associated with someone who GodDamned America. Obama only made the choice then to throw him overboard

  236. Our great Democrat Congress has a whopping 22% approval rating.

    Thanks for everything Nancy and Company. We really love how you made good on all those promises.

    We’ll remember mid term. ByeBye

  237. Speaking of mid term elections .. I hope that we will have a place to meet up somewhere during the mid terms. I will be here until the last dawg dies. I will not be with a dem nominee unless it’s Hill, I will not vote for the party unless Hill is the nominee. I will actively campaign and work for anyone but the unqualified. I hope that we will have a website to meet up at. Maybe some whiz could fix us up one and we could all remember to meet up then. Sorry I’m so down on the party but IMO they deserve it and I will actively work against it in the future. This is not the party I know and I have no desire to help elect anyone.

  238. I love how Hillary indirectly chided Obama during the O’Reilly interview. Very clever — she avoids being overly critical (the entire rest of the country is already doing that), and points out that Obama “finally” did what he had to do: repudiate Wright’s views. That is Politics 101: when an acquaintance makes outrageous and offensive statements, you repudiate them immediately. You don’t let them fester for 20 years, and then go, “oh yeah, hey, actually, I disagree.” You do it quickly, and you do it decisively. The fact that Obama didn’t even have the basic POLITICAL sense to stop the hemorrhaging speaks volumes about his inexperience.

    Basically, Obama got swift-boated. He let himself be swiftboated, by waiting 20 years to respond. Kerry got swift-boated because he waited 3 weeks to respond. If Obama waits 20 years to respond, how can we expect him to beat McCain?

  239. Err, didn’t mean to suggest above that the people were being “overly” critical by slamming Wright — typing too fast today 🙂

  240. DOt,

    That’s exactly what Buchanon was saying earlier (about Waffles) and how it’s a serious credibility problem for him

    Of course, it’s equally serious for BM and i wish someone could write an article that parallels the shifting winds of BM Waffles perceptions and how they take all their cues from the messiah. it’s really obscene. You’d think some brave journalist would go beyond the obvious “the media’s in the tank for Waffles’ remark and analyze, investigate and chronicle the complete and utter collapse of serious news coverage.

    BTW – CONGRATS on the house! :-DSHOW shift accordin

  241. Has anybody decided we may need to organize protest in Denver if our candidate doesnt get the nomination? We will actually have a platform, disenfranchizement of millions of women in all the caucas states as well as Fl. and Mi. I have scheduled my vacation and am planning on going to the convention!

  242. Berkeley,

    Interesting that idiot Ed Schultz was saying HRC is letting a golden attack opportunity slip through her fingers and he didn’t understand why her campaign wasn’t more aggressive on the Wrightgate issue.

    DUH!!!!!!!! It’s coz A$$Holes like him would be all over her for racist remarks. Isn’t it ironic that she was hung out to dry for memory failure regarding a Bosnia incident a decade ago and yet Waffles so obviously LIED about not knowing about Jerry’s anti-Americanism until he saw the tv coverage of the NPC event – and how he didn’t comment until Tuesday coz he hadn’t had a chance to see the entire event until then, and no one says a friggin word about it, except Pat buchanon who says how could Waffles do such a complete 180 degree turn in 48 hours??????!

  243. Basil9, what’s hilarious to me is that all the Big Media shills who are backing Obama rushed to prop up Wright’s zany speeches this weekend, BEFORE Obama repudiated them yesterday. Soledad O’Brien, completely failing to grasp the gravity of what was happening, gushed on and on about how funny Wright’s speeches were, and how the crowd loved him, etc. Then they looked flustered yesterday, when Obama was forced to try and distance himself from Wright, and then finally understood, like slow students, that it was politically necessary for him to do so.

    There are countless reasons to be concerned by the prospect of an Obama candidacy, but one of the biggest is that he’s so politically naive. He can raise money online and deliver a speech off a teleprompter, but other than that, what political skills does he have?

  244. hillbilly: paying for votes is, as old as the ages. Joe Kennedy bought votes for JFK at the convention,

  245. here is the whole difference between Hillary and bambi

    Barack Obama is running for the title, not the job.

    And, in clear-as-day contrast, Hillary Clinton is running for the job, not the title

  246. I wish we could just get over the thought that they will give the nomination to bambi because the AA’s will riot. Since when did this nation allow a riot to decide the welfare of this country. We are a nation of laws. People can not break the law and then think they will get what they want. This can not happen in America!!

  247. Fox has a poll on Obama and Wright, and finds some impact:

    On the surface, a majority of Americans (52 percent) says they care very little or not at all about the relationship between Obama and Wright, and four in 10 say that relationship would have no impact on their vote; however, a look below the surface shows how much this issue is influencing the presidential race.

    Those disinclined to vote for the Illinois senator based on his ties to Wright (44 percent) outweigh those who would be inclined to vote for him (12 percent) by a wide margin. While the margin is somewhat closer among Democrats (36 percent disinclined; 16 inclined), the toll on Obama is still quite severe.

    And, despite that the bulk of independent voters (49 percent) says the issue would make no difference to their vote, the lessened likelihood to vote for Obama outpaces greater likelihood by a nearly 8-to-1 margin (39 percent to 5 percent).
    Related

    African-American voters are closely divided on this question. A slim plurality (21 percent) says the controversy would make them more inclined to vote for Obama, while nearly as many (18 percent) say they’d be less likely.

  248. CONFLOYD,

    sorry, but if they riot and give it to obama, than i’m rioting too for hillary, EVEN IF I HAVE TO DO IT BY MYSELF… 🙂

  249. Berkeley,

    I didn’t see Soledad but that’s a pretty funny story. Was she gushing in her dashiki?

    👿

    As I flicked through cable a while ago what I really noticed was the dazed expressions on the anchorettes faces. It’s like no one knows exactly how to respond anymore. Like they too realize that if the keep being so WRONG about WRIGHT and Barry it could (gasp) reflect on what’s left of their journalistic reputations. It’s like it’s dawning on them that they have been bamboozled!

  250. # OkieAtty Says:
    April 30th, 2008 at 5:18 pm

    Moon, my money is on Wright. Preachers always know your business. 👿 should have remembered that.

    There are lots of ways for Wright to out his dirty laundry. Let’s see if there are any underlying messages in his sermon’s theme this weekend.
    ———————

    You think we can expect some mysterious leaks in the next couple of days?!

  251. confloyd,

    I agree. i don’t give a d@mn who riots, where. It’s not gonna last long, no one will be seriously injured, the National guard and the police will be on full alert, and whoever is charged with starting the rioting, along with their candidate, will be raked over the coals and thrown in jail.

    Inner-city teachers face just such challenges every day from spoiled, hormone-ravaged defiant teenagers and the only solution is not backing down. I have no doubt the law and order people will be on top of the situation.

  252. from ‘no quarter’…
    basically susanpc is saying ‘obamas candidacy is going limp’…
    hhmmmmmmmmmm….

    SOUNDS LIKE A PROBLEM TO ME… lol

  253. Like a fizzy Coke gone flat from sitting out too long with the cap off — or like a souffle sunk by curious cooks opening the oven door one too many times — Obama is not showing the ability to stay “up,” let alone the steely resolve that Hillary Clinton has to keep campaigning. And one has to wonder if this is an indicator that he’s also not made for the presidency, where the long slog never stops and the pressures, indiginities, attacks, and even off-the-reservation associates tend to constantly cause problems. Apparently, Barack Obama just wants to be left to just be president — like he just wants to be the nominee — and eat his waffle and little sausage in peace.

    Many times — Obama is not showing the ability to stay “up,” let alone the steely resolve that Hillary Clinton has to keep campaigning. And one has to wonder if this is an indicator that he’s also not made for the presidency, where the long slog never stops and the pressures, indiginities, attacks, and even off-the-reservation associates tend to constantly cause problems. Apparently, Barack Obama just wants to be left to just be president — like he just wants to be the nominee — and eat his waffle and little sausage in peace.

  254. You know that Obama has to be worried about the “overpolling” factor now. He has been overpolling in the last few contests and now that Indiana has Hill leading and NC has her from -5 and up .. he’s sweating bullets. All Hillary needs to do is stay on her message and take it to the people.

    Of course look for her OReilly interview to be completely twisted out of context .. seems like TweetyBird already had to be corrected .. he was misquoting it already just from snippets it seems and he was corrected.

    Of course O’Reilly will be snide and mean with her They are both using the interview for their own best interests .. OReilly for ratings and Hillary for the audience.

  255. LMAO!!!!

    A Genie Moss segment about candidates on the campaign trail and how they have to do a lot of interesting things and HRC at some event and the announcer says something about her having “TESTICULAR FORTITUDE” and HRC’s eyebrows shooting up to her hairline and trying hard not to burst out laughing and when she takes the mike she says, well I have fortitude although women can have the other kind, too.”

    OMG – what a riot. 😀

  256. Nearly half of Democrats (48 percent) think Hillary Clinton has a better chance of beating John McCain in November — 10 percentage points higher than the 38 percent who think Barack Obama can win, according to a FOX News poll released Wednesday. This represents a significant shift from March, when Democrats said Obama was the candidate more likely to beat McCain.

    Democrats continue to favor Clinton as their party’s leader, albeit narrowly: 44 percent want her to win the nomination and 41 percent want Obama. Last month Clinton was preferred by 2 percentage points.

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,353459,00.html

  257. HOORAY!!!!

    HRC has narrowed the national race so significantly democratic nomination is a virtual tie! yippeeeee! (45-44)

    And showing clips of the DC Florida Demands Representation protest outside the DNC!

    Can’t WAIT to seeHRC in the Bill-O interview.

  258. obama can take his “this is a goodie” offered by politicians and stick it up his arse.

    Truckers and people commuting need that gas tax holiday and we can all use it.

    Let the oil companies pay for a while .. consumers have paid long enough.

    It’s classic with obama though .. he is never about the “little” things.. just like the flag pin .. Obama just can’t connect with people on the small stuff.

  259. Dot,

    NYS has proposed a gas tax holiday and it’s likely to be passed. Why the heck shouldn’t it be enforced nationwide??????

  260. Key excerpt from the Washington Post’s editorial today, re: Wright:

    ——
    Did Mr. Obama climb out of that hole yesterday? It seems to us that the whole sorry episode raises legitimate questions about his judgment. Given the long and close relationship between Mr. Obama and the Rev. Wright, voters will ask: How could Mr. Obama have been surprised by the Rev. Wright’s views? How could he not have seen this coming? Mr. Obama didn’t help matters much by initially seeming to dismiss the furor building over the Rev. Wright’s Washington performance, just as he did with the initial uproar last month. At a media availability at an airport Monday afternoon, he displayed none of the anger and sorrow that etched his face in North Carolina one day later.

  261. ABC’s Tapper did a hit piece on Hillary which aired on the ABC World News.

    He jumped on her for complaining about a company called Magnequench moving from Valparaiso, Indiana to China in 2005 and the loss of hundreds of jobs along with the technology, and that Chimpy did nothing to stop it. Tapper tries to claim it was really President Clinton’s fault, because the company was sold in 1995.

    BUT, the Clinton administration only allowed the sale with the provision that the company, all the workers, and the technology would remain in America. Chimpy did NOTHING in 2005 to stop it.

    Tapper is twisting the story and trying to play GOTCHA.

    w*w.abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2008/story?id=4757257&page=1

  262. 😳

    Add http: // www at begining and h t m l at the end.

    ADMIN!!!!!

    Can you post this video, please???????????????

  263. O’reilly is such a tool. He is acting like he’s some kind of God for giving Hillary a platform. Why doesn’t he just acknowledge they both used this opportunity. Now I know why O’reilly been giving bambi some soft shoeing over the last few weeks .. he is wanting to get him on as well.

  264. This from the Hillary campaign, who – buoyed by North Carolina polls – are pushing hard in Oregon:

    PORTLAND, OR – Hillary Clinton for President today announced that “Travelers for Hillary” will launch a multi-day tour of the south coast and south Willamette Valley tomorrow. The travelers, made up of a rural chamber of commerce president and a rural New Yorker who credits Hillary with saving her job, will reach out to local Oregonians in towns and cities across the state to discuss Hillary’s record of creating jobs in small communities.
    “If you want to see what kind of president Hillary Clinton would be, just look at what she’s done for the two million people living in rural New York State,” said Garry Douglas, president and CEO of the North Country Chamber of Commerce in Plattsburgh, N.Y., and a lifetime Republican. “From her creation of rural trading cooperatives, to her Farm-to-Fork initiative, to her support for broadband in all rural areas, and her efforts to keep VA facilities open, Hillary is committed to helping small towns and rural communities thrive.”

    Douglas praised Clinton as a critical part of the effort to save 800 manufacturing jobs in northern New York when Wyeth Pharmaceuticals decided to close its plant in Rouses Point, N.Y. in 2005. An employee of the plant, Paula Miller, is volunteering her time to tell others how grateful she is to Hillary for saving her job.

    “When news hit that Wyeth was closing, Hillary was the first to respond,” said Miller, a 25-year employee at the plant. “She helped bring in a new pharmaceutical company to buy the plant, and all of our jobs were saved. And it was all thanks to Hillary. She really fought for us.”

    Douglas and Miller are volunteers and part of a larger “Travelers for Hillary” group made up of more than 60 farmers, wine growers, and rural developers in upstate New York. The group has already covered more than 10,000 miles across eight states telling stories of Hillary’s impact as a senator on their towns and communities.
    blog.oregonlive.com/elections/2008/04/bushs_courage_hillarys_rural_t.html

  265. IMO it’s an important point to not blame Bill Clinton for what has happened since Bush took office.

    We KNOW Bill (or Al) would have paid attention and made sure the trade agreements were enforced.

    And worked to improve them based on developing circumstances.

  266. what’s happened? I see news all over different outlets, Obama gains NEW SUPERDELEGATES!

  267. just me .. do you get Fox news .. Hillary is going to do O’Reilly tonight at 8pm and tomorrow night 2nd part.

  268. I forgot to tell you guys that the dr. I am always talking about on here that I worked with had a big smile for me yesterday. He said well looks like she was smart to stay in and stay on message. I told the key word out of your sentence was SMART, you bet your boots the lady is SMART. I loved it!!:)

  269. I just thought things were supposed to fall apart for Obama but yet he keeps on getting superdelegates thats what Im struggling to understand?

  270. On DObbs, Rollins saying whoever Carter endorses will lose the nomination. tee-hee-hee.

    Dobbs and ZImmerman vehement about Florida and Michigan votes counting. The other guy saying it’s not a matter of seating the delegates, it’s HOW!!!! Well, MF, if you wait long enough to make the decision you’re either:
    A) handing the nomination to Waffles by default
    OR
    B) assuring the nomination goes to the convention.
    If Screamiac Deaniac DOESN”T hammer out a plan before June 7 i say let’s go to Denver!
    Dobbs says he wants to air a clip showing how gracefully HRC handles out-of-left-field situations playing the ‘TESTICULAR FORTITUDE” comments. She says:
    I appreciate the endorsement
    I do believe I have fortitude.
    Women can have it as well as men.
    ADMIN!!!! Can you post that CLIP!!!!

    Now Dobbs, Schneider and Zimmerman praising HRC for hitting her stride, the energy, the improvement in her message, her campaigning. It’s an HRC lovefest on CNN!!!! :-DA

  271. Oh, I think those sd’s are the ones he’s had all along and he puts them out when he wants so it looks like he is doing better than hill. 🙂

  272. Confloyd,

    CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!! Way to go!

    Next time you see him just say she has

    TESTICULAR FORTITUDE, like the steelworker’s union prez said today. 😀

  273. Link to the TESTICULAR FORTITUDE remarks!

    hahahahaha. Gonna try and find the video, now.

    firstread.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2008/04/30/965093.aspx

  274. seems Waffles was all for a tax holiday before:

    elections.foxnews.com/2008/04/30/obama-takes-heat-for-opposing-gas-tax-holiday/

    he voted 3 times in Illinois to give a tax holiday to keep gas from going over $2 a gallon.

  275. Yes, next time I see him I’ll say ” not only is she SMART she has testicular fortitude” Wonder what he will say. He irritates me all the time with that Whitewater crap. I told the other day, how about finding some new crap, that was old and we’ve already spent millions looking at it. I just love dismissing his accusations!! He hates McCain too. He says he older than dirt! I believe he was a Ghoulianni or Romney supporter!! Fits doesn’t it?

  276. Well according to this poster over @ the Daily Kooks, two people
    I never heard of are set to endorse Hill.
    Not sure if they’re SD’s, hoping so…
    Rumour, innuendo, or premature fact?

    “I heard it from a Hartford reporter that AFL-CIO President, Liebercrat, and former CT State Chair John Olsen is set to endorse Hillary Clinton.
    This has since been confirmed by an insider and friend of mine who in fact spoke directly with Olsen several days ago.
    From what I understand, people like Senator Dodd and Rosa DeLauro have been in contact with the former State Chair, but Olsen is unmovable. What he has been telling people is that his wife Janine really likes Hillary. Bravo! (sarcastic).

  277. New CBS/NYTIMES poll:

    45% – McCain
    45% – Bambi

    48% – Hillary
    43% – McCain

    (Registered Voters)

  278. Dot48, LEEEEAVe Barrry ALOOONE!! ROTFLMAO! Poor Bambi he has such a memory deficit!!! He and Kerry are birds of a feather. THey were for it before they were against it!! LOL!!

  279. HRC praised for Bell comments.

    Blackagendareport praises Hillary re Bell case

    Quote:
    Hillary Clinton, aware that the Sean Bell verdict was an outrage to Black America, issued a prepared statement:

    “This tragedy has deeply saddened New Yorkers – and all Americans. My thoughts are with Nicole and her children and the rest of Sean’s family during this difficult time. The court has given its verdict, and now we await the conclusion of a Department of Justice civil rights investigation. We must also embrace this opportunity to take steps – in our communities, in our law enforcement agencies, and in our government – to make sure this does not happen again.”

    It is difficult not to conclude that Obama distanced himself from the facts of the acquittal – except to counsel against violence and urge folks to “respect” the verdict, whatever that means – while Clinton had the sense to prepare a statement that sounded sensitive to Black anger and on top of developments in the story. The Sean Bell police and judicial atrocity revealed with horrific clarity that Black life continues to be systematically devalued by police in the United States, even when the officers involved are of African descent, as were two of the three shooters in the Bell case. The New York verdict shows that Black lives are devalued by all actors in American society, including Black actors: the essence of institutional racism.

    http://www.blackagendareport.com/ind…d=603&Itemid=1

  280. Evening hill fans!!

    not sure if anyone here already post these new SD that will be coming out for our girl???

    just got this over at DK

    “Well, that was the positive landscape until today, when I heard it from a Hartford reporter that AFL-CIO President, Liebercrat, and former CT State Chair John Olsen is set to endorse Hillary Clinton. Good Grief!

    This has since been confirmed by an insider and friend of mine who in fact spoke directly with Olsen several days ago.”

  281. NBC/WSJ
    The poll — taken by 1,006 registered voters, with an overall margin of error of plus-minus 3.1 percentage points — was conducted from April 25-28. This was when Wright resurfaced in the news, but before Obama publicly denounced him.

    Indeed, on this background/values question, Obama’s score fell among small-town/rural voters (from 46-43 percent to 31-61 percent), suburban voters (56-32 percent to 49-40 percent) and those 65 and older (52-37 percent to 36-47 percent).

    Still, Obama leads Clinton among Democrats by three points in the poll, 46-43 percent, although that’s within the margin of error on this question. In the last NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, the two were both tied at 45 percent each.

    But it’s clear that the ongoing Democratic battle has had an effect on the candidates. Nearly four-in-10 Obama voters said that they didn’t identify with Clinton’s background and values, while almost five-in-10 Clinton voters say the same about Obama.

  282. Expect to hear more about the rioting from those networks in the bag with bambi and of coarse the republicans, they would love to put fear in the SD’s so they can filet the weaker candidate!

  283. SORRY, NOT TO MAKE ANYBODY FEEL SICK, BUT…
    bill o and hill c, look kinda like they are having fun on this interview…

  284. Barack Obama has been blasting the temporary lifting of gas taxes as political gamesmanship and bad economic sense. He didn’t always. While in the Illinois Senate, he woted for it.

    Available on Lexis.com: Chicago Defender July 1, 2000,

    While Gov. George H. Ryan signed legislation suspending Illinois’ five percent sales tax on gasoline for six months and issued an executive order creating state monitoring teams, Mayor Richard M. Daley Thursday vowed to keep an eagle eye on gas prices in Chicago.

    Some people opposed it. Among their arguments:

    Dr. Quentin Young, chairman of the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group, who said those funds are earmarked for health, education, and human services.

    He called the passage of the state’s six-month gas tax reduction nothing more than a “pre-November election states-manship” saying this will only force the legislature to compensate in other ways while “compromising the health of Illinois residents with future raids of the tobacco settlement funds and other state-funded programs.”

    Where was Obama on the issue?

    Senators Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4th) and Barack Obama (D-13th) said the bill gives customers needed temporary relief from high gas prices. “Gas retailers must post on each pump a statement that indicates that the state tax has been suspended and that this temporary elimination of the tax should be reflected in the price per gallon of gas,” said Obama

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