Archive for May 21, 2008


Posted in obama with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2008 by Ray

John McCain mixes up Sunni/Shiite in two speeches……The main stream media Pounces

Hillary Clinton says she entered Bosnia under sniper fire (keep in mind, it was a war zone)…..The main stream media pounces……..

Barack Obama has made the following Gaffes, outlined beautifully by Michelle Malkin…………..Yes, Michelle Malkin…..Predictably, I will have several children comment to this posting….They will state that Michelle is a conservative…she is a racist…etc….how dare I post her words….guess what?….these are not her words….These are Barry’s words…….words the main stream media, predictably, ignores…….sorry, the truth hurts…I know.

Here are the Gaffes outlined by Malkin:

* Last May, he claimed that Kansas tornadoes killed a whopping 10,000 people: “In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died — an entire town destroyed.” The actual death toll: 12.

*Earlier this month in Oregon, he redrew the map of the United States: “Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.”

*Last week, in front of a roaring Sioux Falls, South Dakota audience, Obama exulted: “Thank you Sioux City…I said it wrong. I’ve been in Iowa for too long. I’m sorry.”

*Explaining last week why he was trailing Hillary Clinton in Kentucky, Obama again botched basic geography: “Sen. Clinton, I think, is much better known, coming from a nearby state of Arkansas. So it’s not surprising that she would have an advantage in some of those states in the middle.” On what map is Arkansas closer to Kentucky than Illinois?

*Obama has as much trouble with numbers as he has with maps. Last March, on the anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march in Selma, Alabama, he claimed his parents united as a direct result of the civil rights movement:

“There was something stirring across the country because of what happened in Selma, Alabama, because some folks are willing to march across a bridge. So they got together and Barack Obama Jr. was born.”

Obama was born in 1961. The Selma march took place in 1965. His spokesman, Bill Burton, later explained that Obama was “speaking metaphorically about the civil rights movement as a whole.”

*Earlier this month in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Obama showed off his knowledge of the war in Afghanistan by honing in on a lack of translators: “We only have a certain number of them and if they are all in Iraq, then it’s harder for us to use them in Afghanistan.” The real reason it’s “harder for us to use them” in Afghanistan: Iraqis speak Arabic or Kurdish. The Afghanis speak Pashto, Farsi, or other non-Arabic languages.

*Over the weekend in Oregon, Obama pleaded ignorance of the decades-old, multi-billion-dollar massive Hanford nuclear waste clean-up:

“Here’s something that you will rarely hear from a politician, and that is that I’m not familiar with the Hanford, uuuuhh, site, so I don’t know exactly what’s going on there. (Applause.) Now, having said that, I promise you I’ll learn about it by the time I leave here on the ride back to the airport.”

I assume on that ride, a staffer reminded him that he’s voted on at least one defense authorization bill that addressed the “costs, schedules, and technical issues” dealing with the nation’s most contaminated nuclear waste site.

*Last March, the Chicago Tribune reported this little-noticed nugget about a fake autobiographical detail in Obama’s “Dreams from My Father:”

“Then, there’s the copy of Life magazine that Obama presents as his racial awakening at age 9. In it, he wrote, was an article and two accompanying photographs of an African-American man physically and mentally scarred by his efforts to lighten his skin. In fact, the Life article and the photographs don’t exist, say the magazine’s own historians.”

* And in perhaps the most seriously troubling set of gaffes of them all, Obama told a Portland crowd over the weekend that Iran doesn’t “pose a serious threat to us”–cluelessly arguing that “tiny countries” with small defense budgets can’t do us harm– and then promptly flip-flopped the next day, claiming, “I’ve made it clear for years that the threat from Iran is grave.”


Posted in obama with tags , , , , , , , on May 21, 2008 by Ray


For the second time in two weeks Barack Obama gets annihilated in an election…………for the second time in two weeks Tim Russert Declares Obama the Candidate.

After being questioned by Chris Matthews (what?..journalism at MSNBC?), whether there is another way to look at it…..Russert Responds…..NO, this is just “intellectual honesty”…….

Really, so Intellectual honesty is not paying attention to the popular vote?….

Intellectual honesty is not telling your viewers that either candidate will get the nomination based on a super delegate push, not from total state delegate votes?

Intellectual honesty is never pointing out that most of these state delegate votes, that Obama won, came from caucus states, hardly the definition of democratic?

Thank god for MSNBC, and their intellectual honesty……what would we do without it…..

What would we do without the objective journalism of part time Daily Kos Blogger, Keith Olbermann, hosting the 2008 election coverage (not to mention debates, and sunday night football)

What would we do without Chris Matthews’ chills running up his leg.

What would we do without Andrea Mitchell showing her poop face every time she talks about Hillary.

Again, thank you MSNBC…..We truly appreciate your intellectual honesty and ethical standards.


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