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Barack Obama
A portrait shot of a serious looking middle-aged African-American male looking straight ahead. <a name=.He has short black hair, and is wearing a dark navy blazer with a blue striped tie over a light blue collared shirt.^ Obama had a Bud Light, Gates chose Red Stripe, a Jamaican lager, and Crowley picked Blue Moon, a wheat beer.
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^ Obama divides white against black, black against Hispanic, black against Asian, men against women, and elitists and affluent suburbanites against blue-collar workers.
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In the background are two flags hanging from separate flagpoles. .An American flag, and one from the Executive Office of the President."^ We have elected an African American President and have most definitely scored one for the history books.
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^ REUTERS If elected president, Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama said one of the first things he wants to do is ensure the constitutionality of all the laws and executive orders passed while Republican President George W. Bush has been in office.
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^ If RL Wellman had a brain he would know that the laws of the land do not permit anyone to hold the office of president unless they are American citizens.
  • Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - Interviewing President Obama in Ghana « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC ac360.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

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Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 20, 2009
Vice President Joe Biden
Preceded by George W. Bush

In office
January 3, 2005 – November 16, 2008
Preceded by Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Roland Burris

Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 13th district
In office
January 8, 1997 – November 4, 2004
Preceded by Alice Palmer
Succeeded by Kwame Raoul

Born August 4, 1961 (1961-08-04) (age 48)[1]
Honolulu, Hawaii[2]
Birth name Barack Hussein Obama II[2]
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michelle Obama (m. 1992)
Children Malia Ann Obama(b. 1998)
Natasha (Sasha) Obama (b. 2001)
Residence The White House (official) Chicago, Illinois (private)
Alma mater Occidental College
Columbia University (B.A.)
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Occupation Community organizer
Lawyer
Constitutional law professor
Author
Religion Christianity[3]
Signature Barack Obama
Website The White House
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Barack Obama
.Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/  ( listen); born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States.^ For as proud as I am to have Barack Hussein Obama as my President…what the bloody hell.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" .
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^ Barack Hussein Obama [69 words] .
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.He is the first African American to hold the office.^ Having the first African American as president will strengthen american as a melting pot and you racists will become the minority.
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^ I hold the distinct honor of being the first African-American to earn the Ph.D degree in African Studies from the University of Ghana, at LEGON. I am so glad that you had the opportunity to visit Ghana, and Elmina Castle.
  • Anderson Cooper 360: Blog Archive - Interviewing President Obama in Ghana « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC ac360.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ In February 1990, he was elected the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review, and received a first wave of positive publicity in the New York Times.
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Obama previously served as the junior United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned after his election to the presidency in November 2008.
.Originally from Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review.^ Obama graduated from Harvard Law magna cum laude in 1991.
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^ In 1991, Obama graduated from Harvard Law School where he was the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review."

^ (Oct 2006) First black president of the Harvard Law Review.
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.He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree.^ The federal government funneled community action money to Chicago gangs—posing as neighborhood organizers—who then continued to terrorize their neighbors.
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^ (Aug 2007) Community organizer on Chicagos South Side.
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^ He worked as a community organizer among low-income residents in Chicago’s Roseland community and the Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the city’s South Side.
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He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004.
Obama served three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Following an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, he ran for United States Senate in 2004. Several events brought him to national attention during the campaign, including his victory in the March 2004 Democratic primary and his prime-time televised keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He won election to the U.S. Senate in November 2004.
.Obama's presidential campaign began in February 2007, and after a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won his party's nomination.^ Hillary Clinton, Madame President 2008!!!
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^ My campaign is the real Democratic Party.
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^ PUMA DEMOCRATS MOBILIZE AGAINST OBAMA During June 2008, the Democratic Party split.
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.In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican nominee John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Obama is also the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.^ Obama is not president until January 20th.
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^ The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama.
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^ January 20, 2008 .
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Early life and career

Barack Obama was born at Kapi'olani Maternity & Gynecological Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States,[4] to Stanley Ann Dunham,[5] an American of predominantly English descent from Wichita, Kansas,[6] and Barack Obama, Sr., a Luo from Nyang’oma Kogelo, Nyanza Province, Kenya Colony. .Obama is the first President to have been born in Hawaii.^ CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Obama was born in Hawaii.
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^ Obama born in Hawaii [65 words] .
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^ December 24th, 2007 10:30 am ET Barack Obama was born in Hawaii.
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[7][8] .Obama's parents met in 1960 in a Russian language class at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, where his father was a foreign student on scholarship.^ Obama's mother, Ann Dunham, and his father, Barack Obama, Sr., met at the University of Hawaii in 1960 in a Russian-language class.
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^ Obama’s parents met when they were both students at the East-West Center of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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^ Koran class : In his autobiography, Dreams of My Father , Obama relates how he got into trouble for making faces during Koranic studies, thereby revealing he was a Muslim, for Indonesian students in his day attended religious classes according to their faith.
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[9][10] .The couple married on February 2, 1961,[11] and Barack was born later that year.^ Obama and apostasy from Islam : Barack Obama was born to Muslim father, married to an American atheist.
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^ But Trombino would survive that day, only to perish years later in another terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001."

^ She said: “I was married to Barack’s father for seven years so, yes, you could say Barack is my stepson.
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.His parents separated when he was two years old and they divorced in 1964.[10] Obama Sr.^ His parents met in college and were divorced by the time Obama turned two.
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^ Obama's mother and her child when the senator was two years old.
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^ This can't have been easy on a 10-year-old boy.
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remarried and returned to Kenya, visiting Barack in Hawaii only once, in 1971. He died in an automobile accident in 1982.[12]
.After her divorce, Dunham married Indonesian student Lolo Soetoro, who was attending college in Hawaii.^ Ann Dunham met and married the Kenyan economics student Barack Obama, Sr, at the University of Hawaii in 1960, and in 1967 married the Indonesian student Lolo Soetero.

^ After Ann Dunham’s divorce from Lolo Soetero, she went back to live in Hawaii, where she began the graduate study of anthropology.
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^ He has spent $1,600,000+ to conceal the fact that when he attended college, he did so on aid for foreign students!
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.When Suharto, a military leader in Soetoro's home country, came to power in 1967, all Indonesian students studying abroad were recalled, and the family moved to the island nation.^ When he was almost 50, he decided to move to Alego, the family’s ancestral home.
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^ This country needs a leader who will encourage the expression of all citizens' experiences and ideas to guide its governance.
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^ When he returned, it was to a country that gave him the chance to go to college on the GI Bill; to buy his first home with a loan from the FHA; to move his family west, all the way to Hawaii, where he and my grandmother helped raise me.
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[13] .They lived in the Menteng area of Jakarta.^ It is THEY who hate us & want to rid America of US. I live in an area of the country that has a very high % of blacks & hispanics & I hear their talk.
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[14] From ages six to ten, Obama attended local schools in Jakarta, including Besuki Public School and St. Francis of Assisi School.[15][16] In Indonesia, he was known as Barry Soetoro. [17]
In 1971, Obama returned to Honolulu to live with his maternal grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Armour Dunham, and attended Punahou School, a private college preparatory school, from the fifth grade until his graduation from high school in 1979.[18]
.Obama's mother returned to Hawaii in 1972, remaining there until 1977 when she relocated to Indonesia to work as an anthropological field worker.^ Dunham left Indonesia in 1972, returning to Hawaii with her son.
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^ Obama's mother, Berg asserts, later flew to Hawaii to register the birth.
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^ (Apr 2008) Mother home-schooled Obama in English while in Indonesia.
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.She finally returned to Hawaii in 1994 and lived there for one year before dying of ovarian cancer.^ She died of ovarian cancer at the age of 53.
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^ Obama’s mother Ann Dunham died in 1995 of ovarian cancer, a few months after the publication of Dreams from My Father.
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^ Now, as it becomes increasingly clear to all of America that your CHRISTIAN church is really rather "out there," you now resign from the church you lived in for 20 years.
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[19]
A young boy possibly in his early teens, a younger girl (about age 5), a grown woman and an elderly man, sit on a lawn wearing contemporary circa-1970 attire. The adults wear sunglasses and the boy wears sandals.
Barack Obama and half-sister Maya Soetoro, with their mother Ann Dunham and grandfather Stanley Dunham, in Hawaii (early 1970s).
.Of his early childhood, Obama recalled, "That my father looked nothing like the people around me—that he was black as pitch, my mother white as milk—barely registered in my mind."^ Makes black people look idiotic.
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^ Yes Obama's father is/was a Muslim and his mother an American White female.
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^ Don’t blame the black or minorities for not liking the White people.
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[20] .He described his struggles as a young adult to reconcile social perceptions of his multiracial heritage.^ They struggle with how the world sees them, their heritage and reconciling that with how they (should) see themselves.
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[21] .Reflecting later on his formative years in Honolulu, Obama wrote: "The opportunity that Hawaii offered—to experience a variety of cultures in a climate of mutual respect—became an integral part of my world view, and a basis for the values that I hold most dear."^ "For 108 years, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has sought to stimulate precisely that international policy and those attitudes for which Obama is now the world's leading spokesman.

^ That is the role of CPUSA member Frank Marshall Davis in mentoring Obama during his formative high school years in Hawaii.
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^ VALERIE JARRETT, FRIEND OF BARKY Michelle Obama had in fact been an integral part of the Illinois Combine even before Barky.
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[22] Obama has also written and talked about using alcohol, marijuana and cocaine during his teenage years to "push questions of who I was out of my mind".[23] At the 2008 Civil Forum on the Presidency, Obama identified his high-school drug use as his "greatest moral failure."[24]
.Following high school, Obama moved to Los Angeles in 1979 to attend Occidental College.^ Obama's politics were tinged with nihilism during his undergraduate years at Occidental College outside Los Angeles.
  • Chicago Reader | Obama-rama: What Makes Obama Run? Lawyer, teacher, philanthropist, and author Barack Obama doesn't need another career. But he's entering politics to get back to his true passion--community organization. December 8, 1995 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.chicagoreader.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Wolffe reflects the same cone of silence encountered by other researchers into Obama’s lost years at Columbia, about which he reports virtually no facts and few lies: Obama, alleges Wolffe, ‘enrolled at Columbia in part to get far away from his past; he'd gone to high school in Hawaii and had just spent two years "enjoying myself," as he puts it, at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
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^ Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by developing a plan to require 50 hours of community service in middle school and high school and 100 hours of community service in college every year.
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[25] .After two years he transferred in 1981 to Columbia University in New York City, where he majored in political science with a specialization in international relations[26] and graduated with a B.A. in 1983. He worked for a year at the Business International Corporation,[27][28] then at the New York Public Interest Research Group.^ Seeking a fresh start, he transferred to Columbia University in New York City.
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^ He barely mentions Columbia, training ground for the elite, where he transferred in his junior year, majoring in political science and international relations and writing his thesis on Soviet .
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^ Wayne Madsen Report - WMR has obtained additional details on Business International Corporation, the CIA front company where President Obama spent a year working after graduating from Columbia University in 1983.
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[29][30]

Chicago community organizer and Harvard Law School

.After four years in New York City, Obama moved to Chicago, where he was hired as director of the Developing Communities Project (DCP), a church-based community organization originally comprising eight Catholic parishes in Greater Roseland (Roseland, West Pullman and Riverdale) on Chicago's far South Side.^ In four years he'll do the same to Obama.
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^ (Feb 2008) 1980s: Director of the Developing Communities Project.
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^ (Aug 2007) Community organizer on Chicagos South Side.
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.He worked there as a community organizer from June 1985 to May 1988.[29][31] During his three years as the DCP's director, its staff grew from one to thirteen and its annual budget grew from $70,000 to $400,000. He helped set up a job training program, a college preparatory tutoring program, and a tenants' rights organization in Altgeld Gardens.^ May 29, 2008 15:31 .
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^ Community Organizer, 1985 .
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^ May 31, 2009 - June 6, 2009 .
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[32] .Obama also worked as a consultant and instructor for the Gamaliel Foundation, a community organizing institute.^ FYI Acorn is a group Obama worked for and was a “community organizer for.
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^ OBAMA’S WORLD: THE FOUNDATIONS We have already seen Obama in his role as a community organizer for the Gamaliel foundation.
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^ Suggest removal Obama's work as a community organizer: .
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[33] .In mid-1988, he traveled for the first time in Europe for three weeks and then for five weeks in Kenya, where he met many of his paternal relatives for the first time.^ The first time I came to Kenya was in 1987.
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^ But today's gathering isn't the first time workers have met in Philadelphia at a pivotal moment.
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^ So, the cargo plane flies at 518 m/h, which is 11 hours of travel time costing $76,560 for the week.
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[34] .He returned in August 2006 in a visit to his father's birthplace, a village near Kisumu in rural western Kenya.^ Obama's "grandmother", whom he visited at Nyangoma-Kogelo, Kenya, as recently as August 2006, is actually his step-grandmother, a different one of the several polygamous wives of his grandfather Onyango.
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^ He side tracked the question by saying that his father lived in Muslim Dominated village in Kenya but didn't practice Islam.
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^ "He told them his father had lived in a Muslim-dominated village in Kenya, but “didn’t practice Islam."
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[35]
.In late 1988, Obama entered Harvard Law School.^ But Obama went to Harvard Law, eh?
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^ HARVARD LAW SCHOOL: ANOTHER WALL OF SECRECY, 1988-1991 Obama then entered Harvard Law School in 1988.
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^ She received her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1988.
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.He was selected as an editor of the Harvard Law Review at the end of his first year,[36] and president of the journal in his second year.^ (Oct 2006) First black president of the Harvard Law Review.
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^ While in law school, Patrick was elected president of the Legal Aid Bureau; Obama would top that by becoming the editor of the law review.
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^ In some ways it resembles other crises that have occurred since the end of the Second World War at intervals ranging from four to 10 years.
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[37] .During his summers, he returned to Chicago, where he worked as a summer associate at the law firms of Sidley Austin in 1989 and Hopkins & Sutter in 1990.[38] After graduating with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) magna cum laude[39] from Harvard in 1991, he returned to Chicago.^ Obama graduated from Harvard Law magna cum laude in 1991.
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^ Interestingly, after his first year in law school Obama returned in the summer of 1989 to work as a summer associate at the prestigious Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin.
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^ She received her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1988.
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[36] .Obama's election as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review gained national media attention[37] and led to a publishing contract and advance for a book about race relations,[40] which evolved into a personal memoir.^ In 1991, Obama graduated from Harvard Law School where he was the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review."

^ An Obama Presidency will destroy what progress we have made in race relations in this country.
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^ (Oct 2006) First black president of the Harvard Law Review.
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.The manuscript was published in mid-1995 as Dreams from My Father.^ Obama in Dreams from my father , p.
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^ Obama published his autobiography in 1995; this was Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.
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^ As he recalled in his 1995 autobiography, Dreams from My Father, Obama idealized the Kenyan economist who had married and dumped his mother, and was saddened to learn that Barack Hussein Obama, Sr, was a sullen, drunken polygamist.
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[40]

University of Chicago Law School and civil rights attorney

.In 1991, Obama accepted a two-year position as Visiting Law and Government Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School to work on his first book.^ According to at least one account, Obama already knew that he wanted to get elected in the Hyde Park neighborhood, a region of great sensitivity to the University of Chicago, and thus to the Rockefeller family and to the US intelligence community in general: When Judson H. Miner invited a third-year Harvard Law School student named Barack Obama to lunch at the Thai Star Cafe in Chicago before his 1991 graduation, Mr. Miner thought he was recruiting the 29-year-old to work for his boutique civil rights law firm.
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^ More recently Klonsky has been a professor of education at the University of Illinois, Chicago;[6] his academic work focused on small school size as a solution to the problems of inner city schools.

^ Two key points–First, the Obama campaign is admitting the tape exists by ponying up a bogus explanation.
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[41] .He then served as a professor at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years; as a Lecturer from 1992 to 1996, and as a Senior Lecturer from 1996 to 2004 teaching constitutional law.^ He taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama has been a “Senior Lecturer (on leave of absence)” at the University of Chicago Law School, which is controlled by his backers and controllers.
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^ More recently Klonsky has been a professor of education at the University of Illinois, Chicago;[6] his academic work focused on small school size as a solution to the problems of inner city schools.

[42]
.From April to October 1992, Obama directed Illinois's Project Vote, a voter registration drive with ten staffers and seven hundred volunteer registrars; it achieved its goal of registering 150,000 of 400,000 unregistered African Americans in the state, and led to Crain's Chicago Business naming Obama to its 1993 list of "40 under Forty" powers to be.^ Obama is the literal definition of African American.
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ This reporter, a longtime and former Chicago community and political organizer, had worked with Obama in 1992’s highly successful Project VOTE Illinois registration drive.
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^ Obama besides because he is African American.
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

[43]
In 1993 he joined Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland, a 13-attorney law firm specializing in civil rights litigation and neighborhood economic development, where he was an associate for three years from 1993 to 1996, then of counsel from 1996 to 2004, with his law license becoming inactive in 2002.[44]
.From 1994 to 2002, Obama served on the boards of directors of the Woods Fund of Chicago, which in 1985 had been the first foundation to fund the Developing Communities Project, and of the Joyce Foundation.^ Obama was a director of the Woods Fund board from 1999 to Dec.
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^ Obama went to Chicago in 1985.
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^ Barack and Ayers also served on the board of the Woods Fund.
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[29] He served on the board of directors of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge from 1995 to 2002, as founding president and chairman of the board of directors from 1995 to 1999.[29]

Political career: 1996–2008

State Senator: 1997–2004

.Obama was elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996, succeeding State Senator Alice Palmer as Senator from Illinois's 13th District, which at that time spanned Chicago South Side neighborhoods from Hyde ParkKenwood south to South Shore and west to Chicago Lawn.^ In 1996, he was elected to the Illinois state Senate.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Hyde Park is located on the South Side of Chicago, about seven miles south of the Loop.
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^ He was on the verge of challenging longtime state Senator Alice Palmer for her job.
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[45] .Once elected, Obama gained bipartisan support for legislation reforming ethics and health care laws.^ As to health care, once again, it's not at all sure that Obama will get things right.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ By the way, Glenzilla's post today about the White House & health care "reform" is absolutely spot-on.
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ While in law school, Patrick was elected president of the Legal Aid Bureau; Obama would top that by becoming the editor of the law review.
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[46] .He sponsored a law increasing tax credits for low-income workers, negotiated welfare reform, and promoted increased subsidies for childcare.^ It's not just about the income tax increases.
  • The Superficial - Barack Obama is the President of the United States 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He was a chief sponsor of a law enhancing tax credits for the working poor, played a central role in negotiations over welfare reform and successfully pushed for increasing child care subsidies.’(Janny Scott, “In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd,” New York Times, July 30, 2007) The measures sponsored by Obama, we sense, were simply acts of window dressing designed to festoon his brag sheet later on as he moved up the ladder.
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^ He wants to build more low income housing..just what we want and need..to rebuild ghettos and give them a bigger welfare check..great idea.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

[47] .In 2001, as co-chairman of the bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, Obama supported Republican Governor Ryan's payday loan regulations and predatory mortgage lending regulations aimed at averting home foreclosures.^ Payday loans, predatory lending, asbestos, lead.
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^ I hope it keeps the Obama supporters home.
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^ RNC Chairman Michael Steele The Republican National Committee is up in arms over a Washington Times report that the Obama administration is allegedly using access to the White House as a fundraising tool for the Democratic National Committee, and the RNC is now calling for an investigation .

[48]
.Obama was reelected to the Illinois Senate in 1998, defeating Republican Yesse Yehudah in the general election, and was reelected again in 2002.[49] In 2000, he lost a Democratic primary run for the U.S. House of Representatives to four-term incumbent Bobby Rush by a margin of two to one.^ Obama is now fighting in the Democratic primaries.

^ In 2000, Obama made a bid for election to the US House of Representatives, but in this case he had an actual opponent, the incumbent Democrat Representative Bobby Rush.
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^ It bodes well for Obama in a general election.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[50]
.In January 2003, Obama became chairman of the Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee when Democrats, after a decade in the minority, regained a majority.^ Illinois State Senator Barack Obama later became the nominee.
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^ Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005.
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^ Wilhelm had been implicated for some years in shady activities in which Obama had also been a protagonist: Obama was chairman of the Senate Health & Human Services Committee in January 2003.
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[51] .He sponsored and led unanimous, bipartisan passage of legislation to monitor racial profiling by requiring police to record the race of drivers they detained, and legislation making Illinois the first state to mandate videotaping of homicide interrogations.^ He brought law enforcement groups around to back legislation requiring that homicide interrogations be taped and helped bring about passage of the state’s first racial-profiling law.
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^ Another of his bills requires police in Illinois to videotape interrogations of suspects.

^ But state GOP chairman Andy McKenna said the political climate could shift by fall, and noted that Illinois Republicans won tough races in 2006 -- a big year for Democrats when they snagged control of Congress.

[47][52] .During his 2004 general election campaign for U.S. Senate, police representatives credited Obama for his active engagement with police organizations in enacting death penalty reforms.^ It bodes well for Obama in a general election.
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^ A police apparatus that prevents, controls, and represses dissidents and opposition, even by using organized terror.” Obama’s successful Senate campaign in Illinois in 2004 was based entirely on the timely intervention of domestic police state forces to eliminate his Democratic primary opponent, Marson Blair Hull, and then his Republican general election opponent, Jack Ryan.
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^ On top of this, the largest recipients of Fannie Mae campaign contributions were Senators Chris Dodd, John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Barck Obama, in that order.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

[53] .Obama resigned from the Illinois Senate in November 2004 following his election to the U.S. Senate.^ Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004 .
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ That call was made to then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama to set up an introduction between me and Senator Obama.
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^ Most startlingly, for a professed humanist, Obama — in the Illinois Senate — also voted against the Born Alive Infant Protection Act.
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[54]

2004 U.S. Senate campaign

.In May 2002, Obama commissioned a poll to assess his prospects in a 2004 U.S. Senate race; he created a campaign committee, began raising funds and lined up political media consultant David Axelrod by August 2002, and formally announced his candidacy in January 2003.[55] Decisions by Republican incumbent Peter Fitzgerald and his Democratic predecessor Carol Moseley Braun not to contest the race launched wide-open Democratic and Republican primary contests involving fifteen candidates.^ If the democratic candidate was white, the republicans wouldn't be in the race.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama is now fighting in the Democratic primaries.

^ Obama has returned thousands of dollars that Rezko raised for his political fund.

[56] .In the March 2004 primary election, Obama won in an unexpected landslide—which overnight made him a rising star within the national Democratic Party, started speculation about a presidential future, and led to the reissue of his memoir, Dreams from My Father.^ But Obama, in his book, Dreams From My Father, refers to him repeatedly as just 'Frank.'

^ Obama is now fighting in the Democratic primaries.

^ It's all about how the press has decided Obama has won the election!
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[57]
.In July 2004, Obama delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts,[58] and it was seen by 9.1 million viewers.^ Barack Obama’s political career has been in overdrive since he gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 2004.
  • Patterico's Pontifications » Barack Obama Sucks 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC patterico.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention .
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^ Keynote speaker at the Democratic convention.
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.His speech was well received and elevated his status within the Democratic Party.^ MSM did NOT mention anymore the GREAT DIVIDE within the Democratic Party.
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^ Well, that’s almost 2 mil and I am of the second group that did not leave the Democratic party that they may be counting as a BO vote…on the lam in silence until tomorrow.
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^ Unlike the former speech no one, from democratic or republican party could criticize its contents.
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[59]
.Obama's expected opponent in the general election, Republican primary winner Jack Ryan, withdrew from the race in June 2004.[60] Six weeks later, Alan Keyes accepted the Illinois Republican Party's nomination to replace Ryan.^ It bodes well for Obama in a general election.
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^ In the end, his Republican general election opponent was a carpetbagger and buffoon, Allan Keyes from Maryland.
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^ Obama won the general election with the biggest margin ever in an Illinois Senate race.
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[61] .In the November 2004 general election, Obama won with 70% of the vote.^ And I voted for Obama in the caucus and I will vote for him in the general.
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^ In the November 2004 general election, Obama received 70% of the vote to Keyes’s 27%, the largest electoral victory in Illinois history.
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^ Chuck Todd Writing Obama Book - Posted November 11, 2008 NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC's elections director Sheldon Gawiser will co-write, "How Obama Won," according to Leon Neyfakh of The New York Observer.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[62]

U.S. Senator: 2005–2008

.Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005,[63] at which time he became the only Senate member of the Congressional Black Caucus.^ ET he will be meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.

^ Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005.
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^ During his visit to Florida yesterday, Obama praised Grayson, calling the freshman representative "outstanding" in a speech praising other members of the state's Democratic congressional delegation.

[64] .CQ Weekly characterized him as a "loyal Democrat" based on analysis of all Senate votes in 2005–2007. The National Journal ranked him among the "most liberal" senators during 2005 through 2007.[65] He enjoyed high popularity as senator with a 72% approval in Illinois.^ "Most of you covered me, all of you voted for me.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Neither are most who voted for him.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ I am a Democrat but would gladly vote for him.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[66] .Obama announced on November 13, 2008 that he would resign his Senate seat on November 16, 2008, before the start of the lame-duck session, to focus on his transition period for the presidency.^ November 5, 2008 7:13 PM .
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^ Obama - November 7, 2008 5:49 PM .
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^ May 13, 2008 16:31 .
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[67]

Legislation

.
A man with glasses and Obama sit and hold a sheet of paper.</span><span class=^ Barack Hussein Obama must not become President of the United States.
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^ Barack Obama's claim to United States citizenship.
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^ The bill passed the state Senate 52-1.
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.Obama points at the paper and talks.^ Basically, all that anyone knows about Obama are his talking points .
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^ The only thing we really know as voters is what we've heard Obama say in his talking points rhetoric.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Some more thoughtful victims of Obama Disease point to detailed position papers on the candidate's website.
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Senate bill sponsors Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Obama discussing the Coburn–Obama Transparency Act[68]
Obama cosponsored the Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act.[69] .He introduced two initiatives bearing his name: Lugar–Obama, which expanded the Nunn–Lugar cooperative threat reduction concept to conventional weapons,[70] and the Coburn–Obama Transparency Act, which authorized the establishment of USAspending.gov, a web search engine on federal spending.^ At 2:30 in the White House Rose Garden Obama will sign the measure authorizing 2010 spending of $680 billion .

^ For god sakes “Barack Obama Muslim” is the third most popular Google search for the presidential candidate’s name.
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^ Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, with whom he created a website that tracks all federal spending.
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[71] On June 3, 2008, Senator Obama, along with Senators Thomas R. Carper, Tom Coburn, and John McCain, introduced follow-up legislation: Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Federal Spending Act of 2008.[72]
.Obama sponsored legislation that would have required nuclear plant owners to notify state and local authorities of radioactive leaks, but the bill failed to pass in the full Senate after being heavily modified in committee.^ The Legislative Branch doesn’t have the authority to require that.
  • Patterico's Pontifications » Barack Obama Sucks 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC patterico.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The bill passed the state Senate 52-1.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The Obama staffer pointed out that the senator pushed for legislation that would require nuclear companies to "inform state and local officials if there is an accidental or unintentional leak of a radioactive substance," according to an office press release.
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[73] .On the issue of tort reform, Obama voted for the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 and the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, which grants immunity from civil liability to telecommunications companies complicit with NSA warrantless wiretapping operations.^ I will be voting for Obama in 2008.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Operations Research on Obama is not a racist action but part of legitimate politics and campaigning.
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^ The injunctive relief must be granted because failing to do so, this inaction defrauds everyone who voted in the Democratic Primary for a nominee that is a fair representation of the voters.
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[74]
Gray-haired man and Obama stand, wearing casual polo shirts. <a name=.Obama wears sunglasses and holds something slung over his right sholder."^ Obama is RIGHT THERE (in Time magazine) holding his hands at his pockets during the playing of our anthem.
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^ Yes, as an American, Obama has the right to do it “sometimes” but, as the President of the United States of America, you must hold a higher standard and set presendence for your followers.
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^ Obama should get to the bottom of why gas prices appear to be rising for no reason right now, and do something towards reversing that.
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Obama and U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) visit a Russian mobile launch missile dismantling facility in August 2005.[75]
.In December 2006, President Bush signed into law the Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act, marking the first federal legislation to be enacted with Obama as its primary sponsor.^ Obama signs said bill into law .
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The Patriot Act; Bush signed into law after overwhelming bipartisan support.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ FISA was passed in 1978 by the Congress and signed into law by the President.
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[76] .In January 2007, Obama and Senator Feingold introduced a corporate jet provision to the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act, which was signed into law in September 2007.[77] Obama also introduced Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act, a bill to criminalize deceptive practices in federal elections[78] and the Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007,[79] neither of which has been signed into law.^ Obama signs said bill into law .
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005.
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^ January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 .
  • Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" - Ben Smith's Blog - Politico.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

.Later in 2007, Obama sponsored an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act adding safeguards for personality disorder military discharges.^ PAUL STREET - Obama voted to re-authorize the repressive PATRIOT Act.
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^ December 14, 2007 at 12:15 pm (142) Military Family Member says: One might say he shows “strong character” by his personal convictions.
  • Barack Obama Refuses to Salute Flag, Anthem? 6 February 2010 10:32 UTC urbanlegends.about.com [Source type: Original source]

^ To make matters worse, Congress’ 2008 Defense Authorization Act created two new and redundant every four year analyses.

[80] .This amendment passed the full Senate in the spring of 2008.[81] He sponsored the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act supporting divestment of state pension funds from Iran's oil and gas industry, which has not passed committee, and co-sponsored legislation to reduce risks of nuclear terrorism.^ The bill passed the state Senate 52-1.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The official said once it passes through the committee, White House analysts will pore over it as senators merge it with what passed the HELP committee earlier this year.

^ At this point, the bill will then have to go to a House-Senate conference committee, which will negotiate the differences between the House and Senate versions, with the goal being to get something passed by the next weekend.

[82] .Obama also sponsored a Senate amendment to the State Children's Health Insurance Program providing one year of job protection for family members caring for soldiers with combat-related injuries.^ Obama cares about the education, health and welfare of ALL children.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama cares and wants to protect the Constitution.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama has obviously calculated that sacrificing the rule of law and the Fourth Amendment is a worthwhile price to pay to bolster his standing a tiny bit in a couple of swing states.
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[83]

Committees

.Obama held assignments on the Senate Committees for Foreign Relations, Environment and Public Works and Veterans' Affairs through December 2006.[84] In January 2007, he left the Environment and Public Works committee and took additional assignments with Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.^ He's helped homeless veterans, other veterans, he's on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for goodness sakes!
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ December 30, 2007 - January 5, 2008 .
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[85] He also became Chairman of the Senate's subcommittee on European Affairs.[86] .As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Obama made official trips to Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.^ Barack Obama's trip to the Middle East was fair.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ That call was made to then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama to set up an introduction between me and Senator Obama.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But Johnson is not the only member of Obama's vice presidential vetting committee that Republicans have targeted.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]

.He met with Mahmoud Abbas before Abbas became President of the Palestinian Authority, and gave a speech at the University of Nairobi condemning corruption in the Kenyan government.^ SOME FINAL EXAMPLES: On March 2, 2007 Obama gave a speech at AIPAC, America's pro-Israeli government lobby, wherein he disavowed his previous support for the plight of the Palestinians.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]

^ Although much of this was planned long before he became President.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ That gulf became even wider this past week, when President Obama's administration asked Georgetown University to remove all signs and symbols from their hall before the President delivered his speech to the assembly.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

[87]

2008 presidential campaign

.
Obama stands on stage with his family.</span><span class=^ Barack Hussein Obama must not become President of the United States.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Presidential candidates – United States.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This article on Barack Obama is extremely revealing.
  • Chicago Reader | Obama-rama: What Makes Obama Run? Lawyer, teacher, philanthropist, and author Barack Obama doesn't need another career. But he's entering politics to get back to his true passion--community organization. December 8, 1995 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.chicagoreader.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.
Obama stands on stage with his wife and two daughters just before announcing his presidential candidacy in Springfield, Illinois, Feb.
^ I just bet his wife and daughter are so proud!!
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Wife and two daughters.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Everything he was supposed to stand for was thrown overboard, and Obama’s contempt for his own voters was now center stage.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

10, 2007.
.On February 10, 2007, Obama announced his candidacy for president of the United States in front of the Old State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois.^ February 10, 2007 .
  • Organizing for America | BarackObama.com | Barack Obama Speeches | In His Own Words 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC origin.barackobama.com [Source type: General]

^ February 1, 2007 10:51 PM .

^ February 1, 2007 10:06 AM .

[88][89][90] .The choice of the announcement site was viewed as symbolic[88][91] because it was also where Abraham Lincoln delivered his historic "House Divided" speech in 1858.[90] Throughout the campaign, Obama emphasized the issues of rapidly ending the Iraq War, increasing energy independence and providing universal health care.^ Thursday to call for an end to the war in Iraq.

^ We do not get universal health care, we don’t get better schools because somebody else is in the White House.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I approve his choice of replacement – Abraham Lincoln.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

[92]
.A large number of candidates entered the Democratic Party presidential primaries.^ Blacks have voted for white democrat candidates in large numbers.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ The Democratic Party does not exist for the primary purpose of obeying its own rules; it exists for the purpose of winning elections, and the goal of such winning is that the interests of the people may be served and defended.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And in the first city-wide victory for a New Party candidate in Little Rock, member Paul Kelly won an at-large City Council seat.

.The field narrowed to a duel between Obama and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton after early contests, with the race remaining close throughout the primary process but with Obama gaining a steady lead in pledged delegates due to better long-range planning, superior fundraising, dominant organizing in caucus states, and better exploitation of delegate allocation rules.^ Even Senator Hillary Clinton supported it.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If Hillary Clinton was a man, Barack Obama wouldn't be in the race.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Hillary Rodham Clinton out of the presidential race.
  • He Made Them an Offer They Couldn’t Refuse — puma pac 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.pumapac.org [Source type: Original source]

[93] On June 3, with all states counted, Obama was named the presumptive nominee[94] and delivered a victory speech in St. Paul, Minnesota. Clinton ended her campaign and endorsed him on June 7.[95]
.Obama proceeded to focus on the general election campaign against Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican nominee, in the lead up to the Democratic National Convention.^ John McCain and Barack Obama directly to spokesmen for each campaign.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama can do what his opponent in the Democratic race Senator Hillary Clinton, and Senator John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, cannot do.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain ( Ariz.

.He announced on August 23, 2008, that he had selected Delaware Senator Joe Biden as his vice presidential running mate.^ August 23, 2008 .
  • Organizing for America | BarackObama.com | Barack Obama Speeches | In His Own Words 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC origin.barackobama.com [Source type: General]

^ August 17, 2008 - August 23, 2008 .
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ Joe Biden his running mate late last night.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[96] .At the convention, held August 25 to August 28 in Denver, Colorado, Hillary Clinton called for her delegates and supporters to endorse Obama, and she and Bill Clinton gave convention speeches in support of Obama.^ Even Senator Hillary Clinton supported it.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ No wonder Bill Clinton calls Obama the thug from Chicago.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ If Obama was calling Palin a pig, then McCain was calling Hillary Clinton one.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

[97] .Obama delivered his acceptance speech to over 75,000 supporters and presented his policy goals; the speech was viewed by over 38 million people worldwide.^ Downloads: 165 Text of President Barack Obama’s Speech to Students.pdf Views: 1040 .
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ ENERGY POLICY: On energy policy, it turns out Obama is a big supporter of corn-based ethanol which is well known for being an energy-intensive crop to grow.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]

^ I’m just tired of people spreading lies to support their point of view.
  • Barack Obama Refuses to Salute Flag, Anthem? 6 February 2010 10:32 UTC urbanlegends.about.com [Source type: Original source]

[98]
Obama meets with Bush in the Oval Office. <a name=.Both sit at a distance in front of the presidential desk with their legs crossed and their backs on an angle toward the camera.^ They monopolize the networks, the newspapers, the talk shows — both radio and TV. They are crossing their legs for fear of castration.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ With cameras rolling and both candidates sitting at the same table, Oberweis began to stutter out, "I'm so nervous," apparently poking fun at his opponent's speech.

.They sit at right angles to each other."^ Cheney was on O'Reilly the other night and when he asked her about this, she said "[they] believe what they are doing is right".
  • Kevin's Ramblings: Politics Archives 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.kevinmeltzer.com [Source type: Original source]

^ An individual may also think the way that they choose, believe spiritually the way that they choose, with many other freedoms which are in the Bill of Rights of the Constitution.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

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President George W. Bush meets with President-Elect Obama in the Oval Office on November 10, 2008.
.During both the primary process and the general election, Obama's campaign set numerous fundraising records, particularly in the quantity of small donations.^ It bodes well for Obama in a general election.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ "During the campaign, Barack Obama voiced plans to invest in infrastructure, advance energy efficiency and sustainable buildings, and to develop a...
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Given widespread unease and prejudice against Muslims among Americans, especially in the wake of 9/11, the Obama campaign was perhaps understandably very sensitive during the primaries and general election to downplay the candidate's Muslim roots.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

[99] On June 19, 2008, Obama became the first major-party presidential candidate to turn down public financing in the general election since the system was created in 1976.[100]
.After McCain was nominated as the Republican candidate, three presidential debates were held between the contenders spanning September and October 2008.[101] In November, Obama won the presidency by winning 365 electoral votes to 173 that McCain received,[102] in the process capturing 52.9% of the popular vote to McCain's 45.7%,[103] to become the first African American[104] to be elected president.^ That is why Obama should not win the nomination.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ November 5th, 2008 at 8:45 am .
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ With a strong candidate we could have our first African American President but it is not going to be Mr Obama.

.Obama delivered his victory speech before hundreds of thousands of supporters in Chicago's Grant Park.^ Barack Obama was using or delivered in his speech before congress.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama on Saddam Hussein, October, 2002 (before the war began) Senator Barack Obama (D-Il), then an Illinois state senator, delivered these remarks in October 2002 at the Federal Plaza in Chicago.

^ Does Obama support the American scourge of racially disparate mass incarceration on the grounds that it provides work for tens of thousands of prison guards?
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]

[105]

Presidency

Barack Obama takes the oath of office as president of the United States.

First days

.The inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President, and Joe Biden as Vice President, took place on January 20, 2009. In his first few days in office Obama issued executive orders and presidential memoranda directing the U.S. military to develop plans to withdraw troops from Iraq,[106] and ordered the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp "as soon as practicable and no later than" January 2010.[107] Obama also reduced the secrecy given to presidential records[108] and changed procedures to promote disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.^ Obama's first name IS NOT "Barack" in the original ?
  • Was Barack Obama a Muslim? :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: General]

^ Obama has selected Joe Biden as his Vice President.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Barack Obama: November 2009 » .

[109] .The president also reversed George W. Bush's ban on federal funding to foreign establishments that allow abortions.^ You didnt know, you have to be in the same bloodline as all the other 43 Presidents in order to be President..Thats right Obama is the cousin of George Bush and ***** Cheaney!
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Kilberg, as an aide to President George H.W. Bush in 1990, promoted White House overtures to gay activists.

^ Scientists Await Action On Stem Cells The Washington Post reports that scientists are awaiting White House action to reverse the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research -- and some are disappointed that it hasn't happened already.

[110]

Domestic policy

.The first bill signed into law by Obama was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, relaxing the statute of limitations for equal-pay lawsuits.^ Obama has obviously calculated that sacrificing the rule of law and the Fourth Amendment is a worthwhile price to pay to bolster his standing a tiny bit in a couple of swing states.
  • GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS OF BARACK OBAMA 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC prorev.com [Source type: News]

^ So, the Obama/Biden ticket doesn't think that SHOWING simple signs of patriotism is patriotic, you have to pay more taxes for that.
  • Kevin's Ramblings: Politics Archives 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.kevinmeltzer.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Counter Rambles (0) February 04, 2009 Obama signs kids' health insurance bill: Tax increase #1 Link...
  • Kevin's Ramblings: Politics Archives 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.kevinmeltzer.com [Source type: Original source]

[111] .Five days later, he signed the reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to cover an additional 4 million children currently uninsured.^ Counter Rambles (0) February 04, 2009 Obama signs kids' health insurance bill: Tax increase #1 Link...
  • Kevin's Ramblings: Politics Archives 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.kevinmeltzer.com [Source type: Original source]

^ University of Illinois president B. Joseph White said a lack of funding from the state will cost the school $4 million this year to cover the program, even after state money is figured in.

^ Obama has abandoned his plans for a government-run health insurance program in his so-called health car "reform" plan.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

[112]
.In March 2009, Obama reversed a Bush-era policy which had limited funding of embryonic stem cell research to only a small number of lines.^ The embryonic stem cell debate is over.
  • Brad Warthen's Blog: Barack Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC blogs.thestate.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Being a tool precludes comparing Bush’s 2009 budget with Obama’s plans?
  • Patterico's Pontifications » Barack Obama Sucks 19 January 2010 8:48 UTC patterico.com [Source type: Original source]

^ One of Obama’s favorite themes is that the international prestige and power of the United States have sharply declined because of the reckless and incompetent policies of the Bush administration.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Obama stated that he believed "sound science and moral values...are not inconsistent" and pledged to develop "strict guidelines" on the research.^ I can do all things in Christ that streghthens me” I truly believe that Barack Obama was destined to be the first black President of the United States.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ You are an idiot to believe that Obama will bring GOOD change to the United States.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The United States and Great Britain don’t share common objectives, morals, and values by accident.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

[113]
.Sonia Sotomayor, nominated by Obama on May 26, 2009 to replace retiring Associate Justice David Souter, was confirmed on August 6, 2009,[114] becoming the first Hispanic to be a Supreme Court Justice.^ His first application was denied by Justice David Souter on Nov.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Supreme Court may hear Obama citizenship suit .
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ LogicalSC Says: May 14th, 2008 at 2:26 pm Obama’s “religion” is a sham.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

[115]
.On September 30, 2009, the Obama administration proposed new regulations on power plants, factories and oil refineries in an attempt to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to curb global warming.^ August 30, 2009 - September 5, 2009 .
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ Nuclear plants can cut greenhouse gas emissions, he says.
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^ OBAMA: Regardless of what I say about whether coal is good or bad, because I’m capping greenhouse gases, coal power plants, you know, natural gas, you name it, whatever the plants were, whatever the industry was, they would have to retrofit their operations.
  • Puma Prairie Fire, Day 3 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC pumapac.org [Source type: General]

[116][117][118]
On October 8, 2009, Obama signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a measure that expands the 1969 United States federal hate-crime law to include crimes motivated by a victim's actual or perceived gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.[119][120][121]

Economic management

.On February 17, 2009, Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a $787 billion economic stimulus package aimed at helping the economy recover from the deepening worldwide recession.^ Barack Obama: February 2009 .

^ Obama signs said bill into law .
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ February 17, 2009, 12:52PM .

[122] .The act includes increased federal spending for health care, infrastructure, education, various tax breaks and incentives, and direct assistance to individuals,[123] which is being distributed over the course of several years.^ The cut taxes but still increased spending.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ If you're paying attention you will know that Obama's latest big idea is to levy a tax on what he calls "Cadillac Health Care Plans."
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Counter Rambles (0) February 04, 2009 Obama signs kids' health insurance bill: Tax increase #1 Link...
  • Kevin's Ramblings: Politics Archives 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.kevinmeltzer.com [Source type: Original source]

.In June 2009, unsatisfied with the pace of economic stimulus investment, Obama, called on his cabinet to accelerate the spending.^ Opponents of Obama's stimulus spending.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ After calls to Obama’s campaign office yielded no satisfactory answers, we published an article in the June 5, 2003 issue of Black Commentator effectively calling Barack Obama out.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mar 4th, 2009 at 4:44 pm Report comment There is a movement in the U.S. to revolt against Obama and Congress’s socialist/communist economic and social policies.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

[124]
.
President Barack Obama signs the ARRA into law on February 17, 2009 in Denver, Colorado.
^ Barack Obama for president.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama signs said bill into law .
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Barack Obama: November 2009 » .

Vice President Joe Biden stands behind him.
.In March, Obama's Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, took further steps to manage the financial crisis, including introducing the Public-Private Investment Program, which contains provisions for buying up to $2 trillion in depreciated real estate assets.^ Even if it were not preoccupied with private interests to the exclusion of public interests, would a McCain administration even possess the basic vocabulary necessary to head off further economic disaster?
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ ET with Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner, and at 3:45 p.m.

^ Obama should really learn to stand up like Mitt Romney, and not act like a chicken.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

.On March 23, The New York Times noted that "(i)nvestors reacted ecstatically, with all of the major stock indexes soaring as soon as the markets opened."^ Indeed, Obama still retains knowledge from that class: Nicholas D. Kristof of the New York Times , reports that Obama "recalled the opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer, reciting them [to Kristof] with a first-rate accent."
  • Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Even more important, as time went on, Obama moved towards the Wall Street financier line on all major issues, while Clinton moved in the New Deal direction.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As recently as March 2007, he published an article in The New York Times pointing out the virtues of subprime mortgages.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[125] Along with spending and loan guarantees from the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department, about $11.5 trillion had been authorized by the Bush and Obama administrations, with $2.7 trillion actually spent by the end of June 2009.[126]
.Obama intervened in the troubled automotive industry[127] in March, renewing loans for General Motors and Chrysler Corporation to continue operations while reorganizing.^ General Motors & Chrysler .
  • [VIDEO UPDATES, including a NEW Obamaism] Listening to Obama’s “Speech” on CNN, I am stunned by his flat affect : NO QUARTER 20 November 2009 20:40 UTC www.noquarterusa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Over the following months the White House set terms for both firms' bankruptcies, including the sale of Chrysler to Italian automaker Fiat[128] and a reorganization of GM giving the U.S. government a temporary 60% equity stake in the company, with the Canadian government shouldering a 12% stake.^ Ben Smith is reporting that Barack Obama's White House staff has been informed they will have to give up instant messaging once they enter the White House.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Last month he became White House correspondent as well.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ And they worked together to give money to some other folks, including a group with ties to the PLO. […] Look at the beating that John Kerry took for tossing his medals over the White House fence.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[129] He also signed into law the Car Allowance Rebate System, known colloquially as the "Cash for Clunkers" bill, on August 7, 2009.[130]
In the third quarter of 2009, the U.S. economy expanded at a 2.8% annual pace.[131] .Obama has claimed that the stimulus package helped stop the economic downturn.^ But a reader points out that nominating Gregg could have another upside: a reliable Republican vote for President Obama's stimulus package.

^ But this one is the biggie: Before the speech, only 35% thought Obama's economic plans would personally help them.

^ He's been facing increasing criticism from Florida's GOP base over Obama's February visit to Florida, when Crist joined the president on stage at a rally in support of the stimulus package.

[132] .Various economists have credited the stimulus package with helping to create economic growth.^ The ONLY way Government can "help" the economy is to LEAVE IT THE HELL ALONE. It can only hurt the economy with idiotic solutions like "Stimulus packages" and tax increases.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ "I am supporting the economic stimulus package for one simple reason," Specter says.

^ DCCC Targeting House GOP's Opposition To Stimulus The DCCC has announced a new round of radio ads against 28 House Republicans, targeting them for their votes against the economic stimulus package.

[133][134] .However, unemployment continued to rise to 10.1% (the highest in 26 years),[135] and the "underemployment" rate rose to 17.5%.^ Their ratings have continued to tank month after month, as Fox News have continued to rise.
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ Rated 2 out of 10 September 01, 2009 (5 months 10 days ago) I remember something similar in Catholic school when I was about six years old.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ Let the unemployment rate rise!!!!!!
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

[136] .In mid-November, Obama said he was concerned that the excessive deficit spending could cause the economy to slide into a "double dip" recession.^ November 14th, 2007 1:24 am ET > "We were not saying the Pledge of Allegiance,” Obama said.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama Supporter said, on November 5th, 2008 at 7:38 pm .
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ November 14th, 2007 8:53 am ET > > > Has Obama ever come out and said publically that he is a Christian or that Jesus is his Lord and Savior?
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[137][138]

Foreign policy

.
President Barack Obama meets The Rt.
^ For as proud as I am to have Barack Hussein Obama as my President…what the bloody hell.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama : Election Night .
  • Organizing for America | BarackObama.com | Barack Obama Speeches | In His Own Words 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC origin.barackobama.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted November 26, 2008 FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin reveals Fox News goes 0-4 at President-elect Barack Obama news conferences.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

Hon Gordon Brown in 2009.
.In February and March, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made separate overseas trips to announce a "new era" in U.S. foreign relations with Russia and Europe, using the terms "break" and "reset" to signal major changes from the policies of the preceding administration.^ Obama has selected Joe Biden as his Vice President.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Hillary Clinton, Madame President 2008!!!
  • He Made Them an Offer They Couldn’t Refuse — puma pac 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC blog.pumapac.org [Source type: Original source]

^ After all, he has Joe Biden, foreign policy sooper-genius.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

[139] .Obama's granting of his first television interview as president to an Arabic cable network, Al Arabiya, was seen as an attempt to reach out to Arab leaders.^ It will be Obama's only television interview from Iraq.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ And now — in a gesture to the Muslim world — he has not only granted the first sit-down interview of his presidency to a pan-Arab television network, but uses the occasion to gush about his Muslim ties.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ President Barack Obama gave his first formal television interview as president to an Arabic cable TV network, telling Al-Arabiya that when it comes to Middle East matters "all too often the United States starts by dictating."
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

[140]
.On March 19, Obama continued his outreach to the Muslim world, releasing a New Year's video message to the people and government of Iran.^ "For 108 years, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has sought to stimulate precisely that international policy and those attitudes for which Obama is now the world's leading spokesman.

^ In fact, as Obama's half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng explained to Jodi Kantor of the New York Times : "My whole family was Muslim, and most of the people I knew were Muslim."
  • Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On Thanksgiving eve, Obama issues special Hajj message to world's Muslims .
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

[141] This attempt at outreach was rebuffed by the Iranian leadership.[142] .In April, Obama gave a speech in Ankara, Turkey, which was well received by many Arab governments.^ In November in a speech he gave, Obama had this to say: .
  • Puma Prairie Fire, Day 3 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC pumapac.org [Source type: General]

^ Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the DNC was the top rated program on all of television, beating all broadcast networks as well as cable channels.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama gave a speech that was not a best and not his worst…why does it need to be anything more than that.
  • [VIDEO UPDATES, including a NEW Obamaism] Listening to Obama’s “Speech” on CNN, I am stunned by his flat affect : NO QUARTER 20 November 2009 20:40 UTC www.noquarterusa.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[143] .On June 4, 2009, Obama delivered a speech at Cairo University in Egypt calling for "a new beginning" in relations between the Islamic world and the United States and promoting Middle East peace.^ I wonder if next year Keith Olbermann would get the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to expose and hopefully subdue the growing Republican menace in the United States?
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ Obama reiterated his desire to mend relations between the United States and Muslim countries that have historically suffered, an effort he began with a major speech in Cairo in June designed to reach out the Islamic community.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ [Obama's] speech in Cairo was like a coming out announcement by a Muslim debutante.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

[144]
.On June 26, 2009, in response to the Iranian government's actions towards protesters following Iran's 2009 presidential election, Obama said: "The violence perpetrated against them is outrageous.^ We concluded the dialog by printing Obama’s response on June 26, 2003.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He concludes that Obama's election "would compromise the ability of governments in Muslim nations to cooperate with the United States in the fight against terrorism, as well as American efforts to export democracy and human rights abroad."
  • Was Barack Obama a Muslim? :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: General]

^ On election eve 1980, even old democrats like me realized that the public had said no to government spending, said no to government meddling and no to more regulations.
  • Brad Warthen's Blog: Barack Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC blogs.thestate.com [Source type: Original source]

We see it and we condemn it."[145] On July 7, while in Moscow, he responded to a Vice President Biden comment on a possible Israeli military strike on Iran by saying: "We have said directly to the Israelis that it is important to try and resolve this in an international setting in a way that does not create major conflict in the Middle East."[146]
.On September 24, 2009, Obama became the first sitting U.S. President to preside over a meeting of the United Nations Security Council.^ Obama September 8th 2009 .
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ Barack Obama: September 2009 .

^ Obama: I'm An Optimist -- But Not A Sap In an interview with National Journal , President Obama said he is open to reaching across the aisle, but policy results matter.

[147]

Iraq war

.During his presidential transition, President-elect Obama announced that he would retain the incumbent Defense Secretary, Robert Gates, in his Cabinet.^ Question: Obama will be elected President?
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ President Elect Barack Obama will be her eighth.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Vice President Biden will be meeting with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and at 4:45 p.m.

[148]
.On February 27, 2009, Obama declared that combat operations would end in Iraq within 18 months.^ Barack Obama: February 2009 .

^ February 27, 2009, 12:02PM .

^ Rated 3 out of 10 September 01, 2009 (5 months 10 days ago) Perhaps Reichsfurher Obama can teach the little tykes the "Horst Wessel Lied."
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

His remarks were made to a group of Marines preparing for deployment to Afghanistan. .Obama said, "Let me say this as plainly as I can: By August 31, 2010, our combat mission in Iraq will end."^ Obama should have said [31 words] .
  • Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ October 31, 2007 at 5:39 pm (21) jammer says: I don’t like Obama, but this whole picture is blown way out of proportion.
  • Barack Obama Refuses to Salute Flag, Anthem? 6 February 2010 10:32 UTC urbanlegends.about.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Now let's get Barack Obama in office and get our country back from rich, corrupt businessmen, Bush, Cheney, McCain, etc.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[149] .The drawdown is scheduled to be completed by August 2010, decreasing troops levels from 142,000 while leaving a transitional force of 35,000 to 50,000 in Iraq until the end of 2011. The plan is to transition the mission of the remaining troops from combat operations to counter-terrorism and the training, equipping, and advising of Iraqi security forces.^ It was still operational, but over $50,000 in damaged.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The plan will involve the withdrawal of combat troops by August 2010, with a residual force of 30,000-50,000 troops to continue training the Iraqis through December 2011.

^ But the speeches of its candidate carefully limit the application of all his troop withdrawal statements to “combat troops” and “combat brigades,” omitting the six figure number of armed mercenary contractors in Iraq, along with “training,” “counterinsurgency” and other kinds of troops.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[150]

War in Afghanistan

.Early in his presidency, Obama moved to bolster U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan.^ October 19th, 2008 9:35 am ET President Obama is going to need Powell's experienced when he moves into the white house.:-) .
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ President Barack Obama An administration official tells TPMDC President Obama heard from 18 members at the meeting today on Afghanistan in the State Dining Room.

^ Some officials believe that Obama will send somewhere in the ballpark of 34,000 additional troops to Afghanistan.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

[151] He announced an increase to U.S. troop levels of 17,000 in February 2009 to "stabilize a deteriorating situation in Afghanistan", an area he said had not received the "strategic attention, direction and resources it urgently requires".[152] He replaced the military commander in Afghanistan, General David D. McKiernan, with former Special Forces commander Lt. Gen. .Stanley A. McChrystal in May 2009, indicating that McChrystal's Special Forces experience would facilitate the use of counterinsurgency tactics in the war.^ Reagan was a great President although he too failed to get the defecit under control but perhaps he would have done if he could have served the terms after forcing the Soviets to abandon the cold war.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Who would be mad at Cross, at Munson, or at Schmitz if one of them had won the primary, used lots of robocalls, and lost the special election?

^ Brzezinski would always claim that his intention was to accomplish all this using proxies, surrogates, and pawns, and without embroiling the US in war with Russia and China.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[153] .On a December 1, 2009, Obama announced the deployment of an additional 30,000 soldiers to Afghanistan.^ There are 68,000 troops there already, thanks in part to the change in strategy Obama announced in March.

^ Soldier balks at deploying; says Obama isn't president .
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Anthony set up the page 3 years ago and got more than 30,000 friends--before Obama even announced he was running.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

[154] .He also proposed to begin troop withdrawals 18 months from that date.^ On the other, he says he will start withdrawing them in 18 months.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

[155][156]

Health care reform

.Obama has called for Congress to pass health care reform, a key campaign promise and a top legislative goal.^ By the way, Glenzilla's post today about the White House & health care "reform" is absolutely spot-on.
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Two key points–First, the Obama campaign is admitting the tape exists by ponying up a bogus explanation.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ My worry is it's far more likely that if they kill the bill, it'll die, and so will health care reform for the next considerable time period.
  • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

[157] .He has proposed an expansion of health insurance coverage to cover the uninsured.^ But that doesn't mean the Progressives are staying silent as the Senate proposes stimulus cuts to education and health insurance for the unemployment.

.His proposal would spend $900 billion over 10 years and include a government insurance plan (option) to compete with the private sector.^ We're spending $10 billion a month in Iraq.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ That money would have to be matched by contributions from the private and public sector 2:1 for a total amount over the life of the project of approximately $150 million dollars to be disbursed in Chicago.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This plan spends money now on things that we would have to pay for in the future anyway, so the net cost over time is much less.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

.It would also make it illegal for insurers to drop sick people or deny them coverage for pre-existing conditions, and require every American carry health coverage.^ The petition reads, "Every day, insurance companies deny care and let people die.

^ Get to the bottom of this and you will not find any true concern for the health of the American people; you will just find an intense desire to control our health care.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ What could he possibly do that would make all rational people hate blacks if they don’t already?
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.The plan also includes medical spending cuts and taxes on insurance companies that offer expensive plans.^ That is McCain's plan for cutting spending.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Jim DeMint (R-SC) offered an alternative stimulus plan that would replace all government spending in the stimulus with a series of tax cuts, 36 Republican senators voted for it .

^ Obama (and the incoming congress) has no plan to continue those tax cuts.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

[158]
Obama gestures from the podium while campaigning.
.
President Barack Obama's signature on the memorandum expanding funding for health clinics across the country.
^ Barack Obama will be the next president..get over it .
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I believe Barack Obama is that president.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The top four recipients of their lobbying funds are Chris Dodd, John Kerry, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, all liberal Democrats.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

December 9, 2009.
.On July 14, 2009, House Democratic leaders introduced a 1,017 page plan for overhauling the US health care system, which Obama wanted Congress to approve by the end of 2009.[157] Obama supported a public health insurance option as a main component to lowering costs and improving quality in the health care sector.^ Though the public supports elements of Obama's health care proposal, only 40 percent approve of his health care plan, while 47 percent disapprove.

^ They want to control health care.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ "Our health care system is broken ...

[159] .After much public debate during the Congressional summer recess of 2009, Obama delivered a speech to a joint session of Congress on September 9 where he addressed concerns over his administration's proposals.^ Tonight Barack Obama will address a joint session of Congress to talk about healthcare.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Next Wednesday he is going to address a joint session of Congress .
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Further, Mr. Brown will be addressing a joint session of Congress today.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

[160]
.On November 7, 2009, a health care bill was passed in the House after the inclusion of an amendment written by Republican Joseph R. Pitts and Democrat Bart Stupak that would disallow insurance companies from covering abortion for women who pay their premiums with their own money if other people pay for the same plan with any government subsidies.^ And so it will be with government health care.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ That Americans who do have health insurance should get a better deal from insurance companies."
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ People are responsible for their own actions, and not for the actions of others.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[161][162] On December 24, 2009, a version of the bill was passed in the Senate on a party-line vote of 60-39.[163]

Political positions

.During his Senate service, Obama had a lifetime average conservative rating of 7.67% from the American Conservative Union[164] and a lifetime average liberal rating of 90% from the Americans for Democratic Action.^ Between the polling sample from January 21-25, compared to February 9-15, Obama's ratings went from 90% to 94% among self-identified liberal Democrats, from 87% to 88% among moderate Dems, from 80% to 84% with conservative Dems, and from 47% to 50% among independents.

^ Obama approval ratings is strong in NJ but dropped 5 pts im sure it will be lower by November and ill bet you cap and trade fails in the senate even with 60 Democratic votes .
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ During his visit to Florida yesterday, Obama praised Grayson, calling the freshman representative "outstanding" in a speech praising other members of the state's Democratic congressional delegation.

[165]
.In April 2005, Obama defended the New Deal social welfare policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and opposed Republican proposals to establish private accounts for Social Security.^ Liebman, the partial privatization of Social Security.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She had evolved in the direction of the Franklin D. Roosevelt New Deal on a number of issues.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Blackburn touts Social Security privatization.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

[166] .In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Obama spoke out against government indifference to growing economic class divisions, calling on both political parties to take action to restore the social safety net for the poor.^ If Obama turns out to be a good president (which I both hope and anticipate), then this ridiculous “plan” will backfire spectacularly.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ What we choose to do with it make up our destiny.Obama found his calling in the political arena just any other politician.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ One of his favorite tricks in the Illinois Senate was to constantly vote present when he needed to take evasive action: These seemingly unusual votes wherein Obama aligns himself with Republican Party interests aren’t new.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[167] .Obama said in 2007 that he supported universal health care in the United States.^ Universal health care?
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ ILLINOIS STATE SENATE: A RACE OF BETRAYAL Of course, it was not just the old Weathermen who were mobilized to support Obama’s bid for public office.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I guess Obama just thinks it's not fair if one person has a health care plan with greater benefits than someone else.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

[168] .He has proposed rewarding teachers for performance from traditional merit pay systems, assuring unions that changes would be pursued through the collective bargaining process.^ Obama now openly supported the death penalty, more of Bush’s faith-based boondoggles, and the “merit pay” assault on teachers.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was more likely that a black local group would fight a white one, with unemployed or parents fighting the teachers’ union, or some other futile clash.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1995 a new law would pass in Springfield re-centralizing power, but this time in the hands of the mayor (Richard Daley) through a new CEO for the school system.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[169]
.Obama has supported eliminating taxes for senior citizens with incomes of under $50,000, and raising taxes on income over $250,000, on capital gains, and on dividends.^ Obama wants to raise their taxes.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ He will raise the capital gains.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Exactly what tax did Obama raise?
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[170] He has also supported simplifying tax filings and removing loopholes.[171]
.As an environmental initiative, Obama proposed a cap and trade auction system with no grandfathering to restrict carbon emissions and a ten year program of investments in new energy sources to reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil.^ I am a huge Obama supporter, however my personal biggest issue that I focus on the most is energy and alternative fuels, primarily to reduce global and eliminate pollution.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In April, as part of its Renaissance 2010 new schools program, the district will put out a formal request for boarding school proposals.

^ Poll: Big Majority Of Americans Support Cap-And-Trade A new CNN poll finds 60% of Americans supporting a cap-and-trade proposal to control carbon emissions, with only 37% against it.

[172][173]
.In foreign affairs, Obama was an early opponent of the George W. Bush administration's policies on Iraq.^ Obama’s Foreign policy advisorZibgniew Brezinski .
  • Puma Prairie Fire, Day 3 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC pumapac.org [Source type: General]

^ Bush on Iraq, supports Obama.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ I don’t know.” He added: “There’s not much of a difference between my position on Iraq and George Bush’s position at this stage.” (“Meet the Press,” 2004, MyDD, Nov.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[174] .On October 2, 2002, the day President Bush and Congress agreed on the joint resolution authorizing the Iraq War,[175] Obama addressed the first high-profile Chicago anti-Iraq War rally,[176] and spoke out against the war.^ More recently, he helped organize the 2002 rally in which Obama first spoke out against the Iraq War and now serves as the webmaster of Progressives for Obama.

^ The war in Iraq that he has promised to end featured prominently in Obama's first day as well.
  • Brad Warthen's Blog: Barack Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC blogs.thestate.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Cadilla President Obama's address to students .
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

[177] .He addressed another anti-war rally in March 2003 and told the crowd that "it's not too late" to stop the war.^ Here below is a photo from the WWP's own website of W&Ms chairman Rangel at the podium of a March 19, 2005 WWP/TON "anti-war" rally in NYC. The date marked the 2nd anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.

^ The speech was given at an anti-war rally on Oct.
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^ I’ve been very blessed,” Mr. Obama told the crowd assembled in March 2006.
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[178]
.In a March 2007 speech Obama said that the primary way to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons is through talks and diplomacy, without preconditions, but not ruling out military action.^ Perhaps this is a way to discourage Obama from taking military action against Iran.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ All Obama did was get out of their way.
  • Brad Warthen's Blog: Barack Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC blogs.thestate.com [Source type: Original source]

^ But realistically, as I watch how this thing has evolved, I’d be surprised if Iran blinked at this point.” As for Pakistan, Obama said that if President Pervez Musharraf were to lose power in a coup, the United States similarly might have to consider military action in that country to destroy nuclear weapons it already possesses.
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[179] .In August 2007, Obama remarked that "it was a terrible mistake to fail to act" against a 2005 meeting of al-Qaeda leaders that U.S. intelligence had confirmed to be taking place in Pakistan.^ It was a terrible mistake to fail to act when we had a chance to take out an al Qaeda leadership meeting in 2005.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I think he portrayed us as barbaric that we ran behind CHA officials beating on the car, and that didn’t take place, because I was in that particular meeting” Cheryl Johnson said.’ Perhaps Obama thinks that the masses are after all a great beast.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gates had also been active in Brzezinski’s mujahedin operations against the Soviets, operations which had been given birth to the CIA Arab Legion, Al Qaeda.
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[180]
.Obama stated in 2007 that he would enact budget cuts in the range of tens of billions of dollars, stop investing in "unproven" missile defense systems, not weaponize space, "slow development of Future Combat Systems", and work towards eliminating all nuclear weapons.^ Second, I will cut tens of billions of dollars in wasteful spending.

^ I will cut investments in unproven missile defense systems.

^ I will slow our development of future combat systems.

.Obama favors ending development of new nuclear weapons, reducing the current U.S. nuclear stockpile, enacting a global ban on production of fissile material, and seeking negotiations with Russia to reduce the pressure on both sides for intercontinental ballistic missiles to be on high-alert status.^ To seek that goal I will not develop new nuclear weapons.

^ I will seek a global ban on the production of fissile material...

^ To seek that goal, I will not develop new nuclear weapons; I will seek a global ban on the production of fissile material; and I will negotiate with Russia to take our ICBMs off hair-trigger alert, and to achieve deep cuts in our nuclear arsenals.

[181]
.Obama has called for more assertive action to oppose genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan.^ One more reason to oppose Obama.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ America may judge Mr. Obama’s actions as presidential or not but heaven help him when he has to stand in front of the real judge when he is called to account.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

^ What is the robo call more than an excellent opertunity to smear both Obama and Clinton at the same time?
  • Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" - Ben Smith's Blog - Politico.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

[182] .He has divested $180,000 in personal holdings of Sudan-related stock, and has urged divestment from companies doing business in Iran.^ To prohibit the expenditure of amounts made available under this Act in a contract with any company that has a business presence in Iran's energy sector.
  • U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Votes > Roll Call Vote Summary - 111th Congress, 1st Session 12 October 2009 10:16 UTC www.senate.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ We discussed the future of Abrams Research as well as the first survey released by the company, relating to business journalists.
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile on Wall Street, executive compensation has been limited to $500,000 with at least half of that in the form of company stock.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

[183]

Family and personal life

Barack and Michelle Obama, their children, and her mother, along with the Easter Bunny, on a balcony waving.
Barack Obama together with his family and the Easter Bunny, as they wave from the South Portico of the White House to guests attending the White House Easter Egg Roll.
.In a 2006 interview, Obama highlighted the diversity of his extended family: "It's like a little mini-United Nations", he said.^ Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker are capable people who have been given an impossible assignment," Obama said in a telephone interview.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama: I'm An Optimist -- But Not A Sap In an interview with National Journal , President Obama said he is open to reaching across the aisle, but policy results matter.

^ But if those measures fall short, the United States should not rule out military strikes to destroy nuclear production sites in Iran, Obama said.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

"I've got relatives who look like Bernie Mac, and I've got relatives who look like Margaret Thatcher."[184] Obama has seven half-siblings from his Kenyan father's family, six of them living, and a half-sister with whom he was raised, Maya Soetoro-Ng, the daughter of his mother and her Indonesian second husband.[185] .Obama's mother was survived by her Kansas-born mother, Madelyn Dunham[186] until her death on November 2, 2008[187] two days before his election to the Presidency.^ There's still a day before the election.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama's Day Ahead President Obama will sign at 11:50 a.m.

^ Obama Supporter said, on November 5th, 2008 at 7:38 pm .
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

.In Dreams from My Father, Obama ties his mother's family history to possible Native American ancestors and distant relatives of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.^ Civil war in the US is a distinct possibility.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Yes Obama's father is/was a Muslim and his mother an American White female.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ My fathers mother was German and His father was black.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

[188] .Obama's great-uncle served in the 89th Division that overran Ohrdruf,[189] the first of the Nazi concentration camps to be liberated by U.S. troops during World War II.^ The left wing folks could easily be called Nazis since this stunt is similar to what the Nazis did in the 1930s and during World War 2, but no one is seriously using that term.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ There is also the problem of fascist movements in countries like Great Britain and France, who had been among the winners of World War I. These fascist movements did not take power, but might have done so .
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^ The Obama administration should be the first in thirty years to not scoff or mumble at the premise that a public interest actually exists and it's Washington's job to serve it.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

[190]
.Obama was known as "Barry" in his youth, but asked to be addressed with his given name during his college years.^ Obama's politics were tinged with nihilism during his undergraduate years at Occidental College outside Los Angeles.
  • Chicago Reader | Obama-rama: What Makes Obama Run? Lawyer, teacher, philanthropist, and author Barack Obama doesn't need another career. But he's entering politics to get back to his true passion--community organization. December 8, 1995 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.chicagoreader.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Website obamamessiah.blogspot.com asks “Is Obama the Messiah?” and boasts a “transfiguration” scene of the Christ-like candidate addressing supporters from a staircase.
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^ YOUTHFUL ENERGY AND LOFTY IDEALS: THE DRAFT AND FORCED LABOR Obama has issued a “Call to Serve,” announcing his intent to impose some kind of peacetime national service; in a major policy address at Cornell College in Mt.
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[191] .Besides his native English, Obama speaks Indonesian at the conversational level, which he learned during his four childhood years in Jakarta.^ That registration meant that during the third and fourth grades, Obama learned about Islam for two hours each week in religion class.
  • Was Barack Obama a Muslim? :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: General]

^ What rankles some is what Obama did not do even as he expressed solidarity four years ago with workers mounting a desperate fight to save their jobs.
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^ That is the role of CPUSA member Frank Marshall Davis in mentoring Obama during his formative high school years in Hawaii.
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[192] .He plays basketball, a sport he participated in as a member of his high school's varsity team.^ That is the role of CPUSA member Frank Marshall Davis in mentoring Obama during his formative high school years in Hawaii.
  • Puma Prairie Fire, Day 3 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC pumapac.org [Source type: General]

^ ET, Obama will play basketball with cabinet secretaries and members of Congress.

^ (The Chicago local school councils each consisted of the principal, two teachers, six parents, two community members, and a student representative in the case of high schools.
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[193]
Obama holding a basketball above his head in midair while four other players look at him. <a name=.He looks toward the camera over his right shoulder."^ This meant that he was either looking 45 degrees to the left or right, but never directly into the camera.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

src="http://images-mediawiki-sites.thefullwiki.org/07/3/8/5/03441151395539707.jpeg" width="170" height="238" class="thumbimage" />
Obama playing basketball with U.S. military at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti in 2006[194]
Obama receiving a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey from Steelers owner Dan Rooney, who campaigned for Obama in 2008.[195]
.Obama is a well known supporter of the Chicago White Sox, and threw out the first pitch at the 2005 ALCS when he was still a Senator.^ He has solidified my decision to support Senator Obama as well.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Well, I’m not surprised that Germans are supporting Obama.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I am a white American supporting Obama.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

[196] .In 2009, he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the all star game while wearing a White Sox jacket.^ First Obama wanted a fixed schedule for getting out of Iraq, but Samantha Power revealed that this was not the case at all.
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^ McCain has had first hand experience on this death and money trap that we need to get out of, without showing the white flag and running with defeat out of desperateness.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ All those folks out there casting the first stone — and the second stone — and the third stone.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

[197] .He is also primarily a Chicago Bears fan in the NFL, but is known to also support the Pittsburgh Steelers,[195] and openly rooted for them in their victory in Super Bowl XLIII 12 days after Obama took office as President.^ Obama's Day Ahead President Obama will have lunch at 12 p.m.

^ Obama's Day Ahead President Obama will meet at 12:40 p.m.

^ Obama's Day Ahead President Obama is speaking at 9 a.m.

[198]
.In June 1989, Obama met Michelle Robinson when he was employed as a summer associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin.^ Interestingly, after his first year in law school Obama returned in the summer of 1989 to work as a summer associate at the prestigious Chicago law firm of Sidley & Austin.
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^ After graduating, she became a junior associate, specializing in intellectual property law, at the Chicago firm of Sidley & Austin.
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^ "The media has been very gentle on Michelle Obama, but one blogger asks a very interesting question about Bernardine Dohrn's possible mentoring of Michelle at Sidley Austin in Chicago, where Dohrn worked as a paralegal [her felony conviction meant she couldn't pass the Illinois bar exam] while Michelle was an intern during summers while in law school.

[199] .Assigned for three months as Obama's adviser at the firm, Robinson joined him at group social functions, but declined his initial requests to date.^ Obama told the reporter, “I wear jeans, and I’m the director.” Michelle and Barack met at Sidley & Austin, when she was assigned to advise him during a summer job.
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^ The records of the Catholic school Obama/Soetoro attended for three years identify him as a citizen of Indonesia.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Send Obama back to Kenya and have him live with his brother in the one room hut on a $1.00 a month.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

[200] .They began dating later that summer, became engaged in 1991, and were married on October 3, 1992.[201] The couple's first daughter, Malia Ann, was born on July 4, 1998,[202] followed by a second daughter, Natasha ("Sasha"), on June 10, 2001.[203] The Obama daughters attended the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.^ And they became a huge thorn in the side of school administration in Chicago.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004.
  • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Obama is married to Michelle Robinson and they have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

.When they moved to Washington, D.C., in January 2009, the girls started at the private Sidwell Friends School.^ Rated 2 out of 10 September 01, 2009 (5 months 9 days ago) School doesn't start here untl September 9th.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ Rated 5 out of 10 September 01, 2009 (5 months 10 days ago) I dont have kids of school age, but if I did, I'd start a "national Hookie Day" for September 8th.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ This is why my kids are in private school, where they are NOT doing the Obama indoctrination next week.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

[204] .The Obamas have a Portuguese Water Dog named Bo.^ When a HIGHLY respected Republican endorses Obama, to me, check mate...as James Carvell said 'throw water on the fire, call the dogs in, it's time to go home'.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[205]
.Applying the proceeds of a book deal, the family moved in 2005 from a Hyde Park, Chicago condominium to a $1.6 million house in neighboring Kenwood, Chicago.^ Then it became known that Wright was about to move into a newly constructed $1.6 million mansion in the Chicago suburbs in a gated community where the black population was less than 2%.
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^ In 2005, “the Obamas moved to a $1.65-million Georgian Revival mansion in Hyde Park, which features a thousand-bottle wine cellar and bookcases made of Honduran mahogany.” .
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^ There were rumors that the university was considering moving its campus out of Hyde Park.
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[206] .The purchase of an adjacent lot and sale of part of it to Obama by the wife of developer, campaign donor and friend Tony Rezko attracted media attention because of Rezko's subsequent indictment and conviction on political corruption charges that were unrelated to Obama.^ Tony Rezko was Obama’s political Godfather.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "During the campaign, Barack Obama voiced plans to invest in infrastructure, advance energy efficiency and sustainable buildings, and to develop a...
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ OBAMA: “THIS ISN’T THE TONY REZKO I KNEW” Rezko was then convicted just after the last primary elections were held: One-time Barack Obama political fundraiser Tony Rezko has been convicted in federal court in Chicago of corruption charges in a kickback scheme involving the Illinois state government.
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[207]
.In December 2007, Money magazine estimated the Obama family's net worth at $1.3 million.^ By mid-2008, it was estimated that the Obamas were worth about $7 million overall.
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^ December 24th, 2007 5:38 pm ET Jose from California says, "I am Hispanic and I would love to see Obama my president and my children.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ December 23rd, 2007 11:00 am ET Right on Obama.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[208] .Their 2007 tax return showed a household income of $4.2 million—up from about $1 million in 2006 and $1.6 million in 2005—mostly from sales of his books.^ First Obama wanted to help the lower income brackets, but now he is talking about cutting the corporate income tax.
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^ The Meet the Press spokeswoman emailed us about the booking, then followed up wondering when we'd write the...
  • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

^ The record turnout in the Democratic Presidential primary races shows that millions of voters, including millions of new voters, are using this election to bring about real change .

[209]
.Obama is a Christian whose religious views developed in his adult life.^ It is mainly this third approach which we will implement in this section, seeking to assemble what is known about the life of Obama with a view to extracting clues about what kind of a president he might be.
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^ Obama Nation's Low View of Christianity : Over the past three years, Obama has made it his business to insist that "we are no longer a Christian nation."
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ I find Senator Obama’s thoughts on living the Christian life very humbling.
  • race42008.com » Blog Archive » Barack Obama’s Pitch in Kentucky 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC race42008.com [Source type: Original source]

.In The Audacity of Hope, Obama writes that he "was not raised in a religious household". He describes his mother, raised by non-religious parents (whom Obama has specified elsewhere as "non-practicing Methodists and Baptists") to be detached from religion, yet "in many ways the most spiritually awakened person that I have ever known". He describes his father as "raised a Muslim", but a "confirmed atheist" by the time his parents met, and his stepfather as "a man who saw religion as not particularly useful". Obama explained how, through working with black churches as a community organizer while in his twenties, he came to understand "the power of the African-American religious tradition to spur social change".[210] He was baptized at the Trinity United Church of Christ in 1988 and was an active member there for two decades.^ Obama from BLACKNESS… how the HELL can you alienate a man with his BLACK AFRICAN FATHER’S NAME from BLACKNESS???
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Yes Obama's father is/was a Muslim and his mother an American White female.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Barack Obama may be a secular Muslim, but he was still fathered and stepfathered by Muslims.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Voter asks Obama about ‘Muslim background’ « - Blogs from CNN.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

[211] Obama resigned from Trinity during the Presidential campaign after controversial statements made by Rev. Jeremiah Wright became public.[212] .After a prolonged effort to find a church to attend regularly in Washington, Obama announced in June 2009 that his primary place of worship would be the Evergreen Chapel at Camp David.^ Now, in an unexpected move, Obama has told White House aides that instead of joining a congregation in Washington, he will follow in George W. Bush's footsteps and make his primary place of worship Evergreen Chapel, the nondenominational church at Camp David.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ Obama told reporters from religious news outlets on Thursday [7/2/2009] that he hasn't yet selected a place to worship in Washington but has attended services at the presidential retreat at Camp David.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ SMALL DONORS AS A SCREEN FOR FATCAT BUNDLERS In June 2008, after the Democratic primaries were over, and Obama had less need of the petit bourgeois good government activists who are so important for winning Democratic caucuses, he announced with consummate cynicism that he would not accept the restrictions inherent in public funding for his fall campaign.
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[213]
.Obama has tried to quit smoking several times over the years and currently uses nicotine replacement therapy, though he has acknowledged that he has not quit entirely.^ Obama has no "home" church in Honolulu from his youth, and the Obamas have only attended church services in Washington three times in the past year.
  • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

^ After all, Obama is already sitting in Jeremiah Wright?s church for several years at this time.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ We have seen the reports from an FBI mole at various times in recent years that Obama was meeting Rezko once a day and more than once a day.
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[214][215][216]

Cultural and political image

Group portrait of five presidential men in dark suits and ties
President George W. Bush invited then-President-elect Barack Obama and former Presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter to a meeting in the Oval Office on January 7, 2009.
.Obama's family history, early life and upbringing, and Ivy League education differ markedly from those of African-American politicians who launched their careers in the 1960s through participation in the civil rights movement.^ Barack Obama is the most divisive politician in modern American history.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Obama is the literal definition of African American.
  • Bitter Words for Barack Obama | Bossip.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Chicago started a civil rights movement.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

[217] Expressing puzzlement over questions about whether he is "black enough", Obama told an August 2007 meeting of the National Association of Black Journalists that "we're still locked in this notion that if you appeal to white folks then there must be something wrong."[218] Obama acknowledged his youthful image in an October 2007 campaign speech, saying: "I wouldn't be here if, time and again, the torch had not been passed to a new generation."[219]
Obama is frequently referred to as an exceptional orator.[220] .During his pre-inauguration transition period and continuing into his presidency, Obama has delivered a series of weekly Internet video addresses.^ Cadilla President Obama's address to students .
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ I am VERY disappointed to see former President Clinton continually bashing Obama for any statement that doesn't agree with the Clinton worldview.
  • Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" - Ben Smith's Blog - Politico.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s obvious that a lot of idiotic whites have been brainwashed by the left wing media and Hollywood into believing scum like Obama would make a good president.
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

[221]
20090124 WeeklyAddress.ogv
Obama presents his first weekly address as President of the United States on January 24, discussing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
.According to the Pew Research Center, Obama's approval ratings dropped from 64% in February, 2009 to 49% in December, a trend similar to Ronald Reagan's and Bill Clinton's first years.^ TrackBacks (0) Barack Obama's approval ratings have been dropping, big time.
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Rated 10 out of 10 September 02, 2009 (5 months 9 days ago) The emergency bill currently going through the congress is eerily similar to the "State of Emergency" that Mrs. Indira Gandhi passed in the 1970's.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

^ Poll: Obama's Approval Rating Going Back Up The new AP/GfK poll finds that President Obama has a 56% approval rating, up from 50% in September -- and the first time that his approval rating has increased in the AP/GfK surveys.

[222]
.Obama's international appeal has been described as a defining factor for his public image.^ If I had to give one adjective to describe him, it is mature,” said William Araiza, who took an international politics class with Obama.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ President Obama's Executive Order 12425 , "Amending Executive Order 12425 Designating Interpol as a public international organization entitled to enjoy certain privileges, exemptions, and immunities."
  • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Instead, they're sticking with the bullet points on OFA's website , which describes Obama's plan as one that includes a public option.

[223] .Polls show strong support for Obama in other countries,[224] and he has met with prominent foreign figures including then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair,[225] Italy's Democratic Party leader and then Mayor of Rome Walter Veltroni,[226] and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.^ The President did not show the respect that is due the Prime Minister.
  • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Obama and his supporters in the Democratic party and the media are sexist pigs.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

^ Hussein Obama, and the democratic party, is imploding.
  • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

[227]
.According to a May 2009 poll conducted by Harris Interactive for France 24 and the International Herald Tribune, Obama was rated as the most popular world leader, as well as the one figure most people would pin their hopes on for pulling the world out of this economic downturn.^ Silly Joe, Obama is the hope of the world!
  • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

^ The American people will eventually figure this out.
  • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

^ I hope that more people speak out.
  • President Obama’s Address to Students Across America September 8, 2009 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: General]

[228]
.Obama won Best Spoken Word Album Grammy Awards for abridged audiobook versions of Dreams from My Father in February 2006 and for The Audacity of Hope in February 2008.[229] His "Yes We Can" speech, which artists independently set to music, was viewed by 10 million people on YouTube in the first month,[230] and received a Daytime Emmy Award.^ Gitlin had endorsed Obama on February 4, 2008.
  • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Koran class : In his autobiography, Dreams of My Father , Obama relates how he got into trouble for making faces during Koranic studies, thereby revealing he was a Muslim, for Indonesian students in his day attended religious classes according to their faith.
  • Barack Obama's Muslim Childhood :: Daniel Pipes 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.danielpipes.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But it got me thinking of what other places people sing the anthem and my first thought was NASCAR races.
  • Barack Obama Refuses to Salute Flag, Anthem? 6 February 2010 10:32 UTC urbanlegends.about.com [Source type: Original source]

[231] In December 2008, Time magazine named Barack Obama as its Person of the Year for his historic candidacy and election, which it described as "the steady march of seemingly impossible accomplishments".[232]
On October 9, 2009 the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that Obama had won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples".[233] Obama accepted this award in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2009 with "deep gratitude and great humility."[234] The award drew a mixture of praise and criticism from world leaders and media figures.[235][236] .Obama is the fourth U.S. president to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and the third to become a Nobel laureate while in office.^ What has Obama done to win the nobel peace prize?
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ Fox had two sentences about President Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

^ The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama.
  • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

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References

  • Mendell, David (2007). Obama: From Promise to Power. New York: Amistad/HarperCollins. .ISBN 0-06-085820-6. 
  • Obama, Barack (1995, 2004).^ The grant application was successful and in early 1995 Barack Obama was named chairman of the board of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge .

    ^ Though Illinois was not one of the states that permitted electoral fusion, in 1995 Barack Obama nonetheless sought the New Party's endorsement for his 1996 state senate run.

    ^ Barack Obama is listed as the author of two books: Dreams from My Father: a Story of Race and Inheritance (1995), and The Audacity of Hope (2006).
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    .Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.^ Obama is an anti-America marxist who hates white people (read his book “Dreams of My Father”).
    • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Obama’s mother Ann Dunham died in 1995 of ovarian cancer, a few months after the publication of Dreams from My Father.
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    ^ But Obama, in his book, Dreams From My Father, refers to him repeatedly as just 'Frank.'

    .New York: Three Rivers Press.^ As Ann Dunham later told her son Barack: ‘“He received two scholarships, one in New York, which paid enough to support all three of us.
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    ^ The slave system was maintained by a three-cornered cooperation among southern planter oligarchs, New York City bankers and cotton brokers, and City of London interests.
    • Webster Griffin Tarpley - Barack H Obama the Unauthorized Biography 10 February 2010 10:24 UTC www.scribd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And Sir Paul Harvey, The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (New York: Oxford University Press, 1984).
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    .ISBN 1-4000-8277-3. 
  • Obama, Barack (2006).^ AP Makes Copyright Infringement Claim On Obama "Hope" Poster The Associated Press is claiming copyright infringement on the iconic "Hope" poster of Barack Obama, which appears to have been modeled after a photo of Obama from 2006.

    ^ Barack Obama dressed in traditional local garments during a visit to Kenya in 2006 is causing a dustup in the presidential campaign over what constitutes a smear.
    • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

    ^ In fact, you may be curious to hear how Barack Obama wanted to see KSM put to justice back in 2006.
    • http://boortz.com/blogging/cxr-search.cgi?tag=barack%20obama&blog_id=65&IncludeBlogs=65 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC boortz.com [Source type: Original source]

    .The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.^ Dreams is designed to mislead about the candidate himself, while The Audacity of Hope seeks to muddy the waters concerning his political ideas and policies.
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    ^ I hope it serves as a reminder to you and the American people that diplomacy and thoughtful dialog are the way of peace, not threats and intimidation.
    • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Barack Obama is listed as the author of two books: Dreams from My Father: a Story of Race and Inheritance (1995), and The Audacity of Hope (2006).
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    .New York: Crown Publishing Group.^ The Syracuse, New York CAP published a remedial reading manual that declared: “No ends are accomplished without the use of force.
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    ^ As recently as March 2007, he published an article in The New York Times pointing out the virtues of subprime mortgages.
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    ^ The New York Times published an article on the pastors to whom Barack Obama has reached out.
    • Questions asked about Barack H. Obama 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.akdart.com [Source type: News]

    ISBN 0-307-23769-9. 

Further reading

  • Curry, Jessica. ."Barack Obama: Under the Lights", Chicago Life, Fall 2004. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • Graff, Garrett.^ Barack Obama, Virginia, 2008 .
    • The Superficial - Barack Obama is the President of the United States 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ With Barack Obama's 2008 run just...
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    ^ January 19, 2008 Read More:   Barack Obama .
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    ."The Legend of Barack Obama", Washingtonian, November 1, 2006. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • Koltun, Dave (2005) "The 2004 Illinois Senate Race: Obama Wins Open Seat and Becomes National Political “Star”" in "The Road to Congress 2004" Editors: Sunil Ahuja (Youngstown State University) and Robert Dewhirst (Truman State University), Nova Science Publishers, Haupauge, New York, Binding: Hardcover Pub.^ It simply isn’t a major improvement over gasoline when it comes to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions.” A 2006 University of Minnesota study by Jason Hill and David Tilman, and an earlier study published in BioScience in 2005, concur.
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    ^ While the stated intent was to give Obama encouragement for his agenda, what it’s more likely to do is strengthen the resolve this nation’s political right.
    • Think Progress » President Barack Obama awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: General]

    ^ "Barack Obama's experience with this bill and also with his leadership on the ethics reform bill, which he also helped pass in the state Senate, showed him that real change comes not by dividing but by bringing people together to get things done," Psaki said.
    • Daily Kos: Barack Obama, Inc. 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.dailykos.com [Source type: Original source]

    Date: 2005, ISBN 1-59454-360-7
  • Lizza, Ryan. ."Above the Fray", GQ, September 2007. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • MacFarquhar, Larissa.^ January 19, 2008 at 03:14 PM      .
    • Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" - Ben Smith's Blog - Politico.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

    ^ September 10, 2008 at 07:14 PM .
    • Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Lipstick on a pig' - Politico.com 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

    ^ January 14, 2008 at 3:51 pm (166) G. Mitchell says: This is not the Pledge of Allegiance, where it is customary to place your hand over your heart every time.
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    ."The Conciliator: Where is Barack Obama Coming From?", New Yorker, May 7, 2007. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • Mundy, Liza.^ October 19th, 2008 9:47 am ET I am very impressed with this endorsement, he has now solidified my vote for Barack Obama.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This is the domineering Michelle Obama we have come to know; a supermarket tabloid story claims that she controls everything that husband Barack does.
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    ^ The TV news last night said that McCain has raised less than half of what Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have raised.

    ."A Series of Fortunate Events", The Washington Post Magazine, August 12, 2007. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • Wallace-Wells, Ben.^ Morning Reading List, 11.05.07 - Posted November 5, 2007 Good morning Washington.
    • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Posted By Chris, Porum Oklahoma : November 14, 2007 8:37 am I do not believe he is muslim first of all.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Obama defends himself against attacks « - Blogs from CNN.com 10 February 2010 11:56 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Three Cable News Nets To Air Saturday's Presidential Forum - Posted August 14, 2008 MSNBC has announced it too, will air Saturday's Saddleback Forum with Sen.
    • Barack Obama - mediabistro.com: jobs, classes, community and news for media professionals 9 February 2010 16:016 UTC www.mediabistro.com [Source type: General]

    ."Destiny's Child", Rolling Stone, February 7, 2007. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.
  • Zutter, Hank De.^ January 27, 2008 - February 2, 2008 .
    • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

    ^ December 30, 2007 - January 5, 2008 .
    • President Barack Obama will headline July 16 rally in N.J. for Gov. Jon Corzine - NJ.com 18 September 2009 14:30 UTC www.nj.com [Source type: General]

    ^ January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 .
    • Robocall trashes "Barack Hussein Obama" - Ben Smith's Blog - Politico.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC www.politico.com [Source type: General]

    "What Makes Obama Run?", Chicago Reader, December 8, 1995. Retrieved on January 14, 2008.

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This audio file was created from a revision dated January 13, 2010, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article.^ Why does Barack’s “certification of birth” say “Date Filed” at the bottom, when the other Honolulu birth certificate on the same form that we found says “Date Accepted”?
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    ^ The shrillest of the effete snobs that evening was probably Tom Shales, the television critic of the Washington Post, which had long since joined in the swoon for the new messiah.
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    ^ Mar 4th, 2009 at 10:10 am Report comment If you want to gauge the effect of McBroonshirt’s visit to the USA check the coverage in the Washington Post and the New York Times.
    • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

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    • President Obama? Many White Supremacists are Celebrating | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC www.splcenter.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ October 29, 2008 at 7:30 pm (334) FraudACORN says: DON”T VOTE FOR OBAMA!!
    • Barack Obama Refuses to Salute Flag, Anthem? 6 February 2010 10:32 UTC urbanlegends.about.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ October 19th, 2008 12:29 pm ET this is huge for those in the military community.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell endorses Barack Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 1 February 2010 1:13 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

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    ^ See this: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7207808.stm - Gates espoused a broader philosphy at Davos.
    • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If so, there was an error in the code and this is the site you should have linked to: http://www.spectator.co.uk/melan..
    • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

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  • "In pictures: Election result reaction". BBC News. November 5, 2008. .http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7709830.stm.^ Very sorry for my post., new year , [url="http://members.lycos.co.uk/jnbjqpfy/newa09.html"]new year[/url], http://members.lycos.co.uk/jnbjqpfy/newa09.html new year, 8[[[, .
    • 歡迎光臨 南方領袖學院 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC eysc.tw-npo.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ See this: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7207808.stm - Gates espoused a broader philosphy at Davos.
    • Why I Support Barack Obama - O'Reilly Radar 1 October 2009 4:39 UTC radar.oreilly.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ If so, there was an error in the code and this is the site you should have linked to: http://www.spectator.co.uk/melan..
    • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

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  • "In quotes: US election reaction". BBC News. November 5, 2008. .http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/us_elections_2008/7710020.stm.^ Very sorry for my post., new year , [url="http://members.lycos.co.uk/jnbjqpfy/newa09.html"]new year[/url], http://members.lycos.co.uk/jnbjqpfy/newa09.html new year, 8[[[, .
    • 歡迎光臨 南方領袖學院 22 September 2009 11:42 UTC eysc.tw-npo.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If so, there was an error in the code and this is the site you should have linked to: http://www.spectator.co.uk/melan..
    • President Barack Obama just plain rude to Britain. Don't call us in future. – Telegraph Blogs 10 February 2010 11:25 UTC blogs.telegraph.co.uk [Source type: General]

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  • FACTBOX: Barack Obama, Democratic President-elect (Reuters, November 5, 2008)
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