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share save 120 16 Obama Campaign Chief Strategist David Axelrod Admits Barack Obama Played Race Card
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Barack Obama: ” ‘Well, you know, he’s got a funny name and he doesn’t look like all the presidents on the dollar bills and the five dollar bills…”

Now, wait a minute.

Barack Obama denied playing the race card today.

“I was in union, Missouri which is 98 percent white – a rural, conservative. and what I said was what I think everybody knows, which is that I don’t look like I came out of central casting when it comes to presidential candidates. But that I think that what people are really concerned about, what they’re looking for is fundamental change on the economy, things that are going to help their families live out the American dream.

‘There was nobody there who thought at all that I was trying to inject race in this. What this has become I think is a typical pattern from the McCain campaign, whether it’s Paris Hilton or Britney or this phoney allegation that I wouldn’t visit troops. They seem to be focused on a negative campaign what I think our campaign wants to do is focus on the issues that matter to American families.”

Yet, Obama’s chief strategist, David Axelrod stated this morning:

But Obama’s chief strategist, David Axelrod, acknowledged on “Good Morning America” Friday that the candidate was referring, at least in part, to his ethnic background.

When pressed to explain the comment, Axelrod told “GMA” it meant, “He’s not from central casting when it comes to candidates for president of the United States. He’s new to Washington. Yes, he’s African-American.”

So, Obama’s remark DID refer to his race.

Glad we got this cleared up……


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share save 120 16 Barack Obama: What I Said is What Everybody Knows

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Barack Obama today denied he played the race card in responding to John McCain’s television ad, “Celeb.”

“I was in union, Missouri which is 98 percent white – a rural, conservative. and what I said was what I think everybody knows, which is that I don’t look like I came out of central casting when it comes to presidential candidates. But that I think that what people are really concerned about, what they’re looking for is fundamental change on the economy, things that are going to help their families live out the American dream.

‘There was nobody there who thought at all that I was trying to inject race in this. What this has become I think is a typical pattern from the McCain campaign, whether it’s Paris Hilton or Britney or this phoney allegation that I wouldn’t visit troops. They seem to be focused on a negative campaign what I think our campaign wants to do is focus on the issues that matter to American families.”

How dare the McCain campaign question what “The One” was saying about race and himself?

Obama is The One!


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share save 120 16 Barack Obama Watch: The Energy Plan
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Political cartoon by John Trever/Albuquerque Journal


Inflate your tires was Barack Obama’s first try at a national energy policy while running for President. This was ridiculed so he has more.

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama proposed a package of measures on Friday to help workers fight rising energy costs, including an immediate $1,000 tax rebate for low- and middle-income families.

Obama, trying to shift the focus of his campaign debate with Republican rival John McCain back to the economy, said he would pay for the $65 billion tax package with a 5-year windfall profits tax on oil companies.

Didn’t “FAILED” President Jimmy Carter try the windfall profits tax on those evil and thieving oil companies?

Yes he did. And, Snerdly, you ask how successful was it?

History has shown that the tax reduces domestic oil production, increases U.S. dependence on foreign oil, and harms consumers with increased energy costs.

“The last time Congress imposed a form of the windfall tax was the final gloomy days of Jimmy Carter, and the result was: a substantial reduction in domestic oil production (about 5%), thus raising the price of gas at the pump; and a 10% increase in U.S. reliance on foreign oil. A windfall profits tax is the ultimate act of economic masochism because it taxes only domestic production, while imports and foreign oil subsidiaries bear almost none of the cost.” (Editorial, “Windfall Accounting Tax,” The Wall Street Journal< /I>, 11/30/05)

And, let’s see. You tax the greedy oil companies more and they cut back exploration because it is costly and then increase the price of the product to quell the rebellion of the companies’ shareholders.

Wow, Obama, is this convoluted reasoning or what? A windfall profit tax is absolutely the wrong play.

Stick with inflating your tires, Barry.

Barack Obama’s answer to meeting energy demands


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share save 120 16 Vice President Ambitions Derailed for Alaska Governor Sarah Palin?
Alaska Governor on Kudlow and Company yesterday discusses her abuse of office investigation and the Vice Presidency

GOP Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, currently tied for third among possible Vice Presidential running mates for John McCain on Intrade, faces a probe into whether she abused her office in order to fire Department of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan.

Will the investigation ordered up on Monday by the Alaska Legislature derail her chances to be named by John McCain?

Probably

The timing could not have been worse for any Palin chance at the Vice Presidency.

John McCain is rising in the latest polls and while Sarah Palin is a rising GOP star she is relatively inexperienced as compared to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and former Governors Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee. Plus, Palin is from Alaska where a GOP United States Senator has been indicted on corruption charges – just this week and their lone Congressman (also a Republican) is under FBI investigation.

John McCain and the national GOP will choose a safer candidate – at least for now.

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share save 120 16 Day By Day by Chris Muir August 1, 2008
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Day By Day by Chris Muir

Zed, not the right analogy.

Sort of like NBC News, you know, the far-left biased MSM outfit, hiring Luke Russert as a correspondent to take his deceased father’s spot.

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