First, listen to Barack Obama in this 2001 audio. Obama was speaking as a law professor and Illinois State Senator about redistributive change through the courts.
Obama is discussing the best way to bring about a Redistribution of Wealth
Then, read Bill Whittle’s piece in the NRO about the Three Circles of Shame.
I happen to know the person who found this audio. It is an individual person, with no more resources than a desire to know everything that he or she can about who might be the next president of the United States and the most powerful man in the world.
I know that this person does not have teams of highly paid professionals, does not work out of a corner office in a skyscraper in New York, does not have access to all of the subtle and hidden conduits of information â€¦ who possesses no network television stations, owns no satellite time, does not receive billions in advertising dollars, and has a staff of exactly one.
I do not blame Barack Obama for believing in wealth distribution. Thatâ€™s his right as an American. I do blame him for lying about what he believes. But his entire life has been applying for the next job at the expense of the current one. Heâ€™s at the end of the line now.
I do, however, blame the press for allowing an individual citizen to do the work that they employ standing armies of so-called professionals for. I know they are capable of this kind of investigative journalism: It only took them a day or two to damage Sarah Palin with wild accusations about her babyâ€™s paternity and less time than that to destroy a man who happened to be playing ball when the Messiah decided to roll up looking for a few more votes on the way to the inevitable coronation.
We no longer have an independent, fair, investigative press. That is abundantly clear to everyone â€” even the press. It is just another of the facts that they refuse to report, because it does not suit them.
Remember this, America: The press did not break this story. A single citizen, on the Internet did.
There is a special hell for you â€œjournalistsâ€ out there, a hell made specifically for you narcissists and elitists who think you have the right to determine which information is passed on to the electorate and which is not.
American voters have a right to know for whom they are voting when they pull the lever for Barack Obama next Tuesday.
Why after all of these months is this information about Obama’s past just NOW filtering into the political arena while there are continuing stories about Sarah Palin’s wardrobe?
Which is the larger shame?
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