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Monday, May 09, 2011

Obama to Honor Controversial Rapper Known for Cop-Killing, Misogynistic Lyrics

Obama to Honor Controversial Rapper Known for Cop-Killing, Misogynistic Lyrics
The Blaze ^ | 9 May 2011 | Emily Esfahani Smith

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 9:08:56 PM by mandaladon

WASHINGTON (AP/THE BLAZE)

— President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will celebrate American poetry and prose with a gathering of poets, musicians and artists at the White House next Wednesday night. Professionals Elizabeth Alexander, Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Kenneth Goldsmith, Alison Knowles, Aimee Mann and Jill Scott will read, sing and highlight poetry’s influence on American culture.

And there is another poet whose works will be honored: as NH Journal points out, “One of the poets who will attend is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. who goes by the name ‘Common.’”
“Tell the law my Uzi weighs a ton … I hold up a peace sign but I carry a gun,” raps Common in one appearance that was posted onto YouTube. The performance, you’ll see, is full of racially-tinged language. According to NH Journal, Common is an acolyte of Rev. Jeremiah Wright: 

It is likely Obama met Common at the Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Trinity United Church of Christ where both men were members. Several of Wright’s sermons caused a firestorm of controversy during the 2008 presidential campaign due to their caustic, racially charged, anti-American tones. One sermon in particular caused Obama a severe headache – the one in which he blamed America for Osama bin Laden’s terrorist attacks. “America’s chickens are coming home to roost,” he said. 

Obama at first tried to defend Wright. But when that strategy became untenable, he disavowed him. Not so Common. In fact, Common defended his minister.

Juan Williams: Ron Paul driving Republicans' White House campaign

Juan Williams: Ron Paul driving Republicans' White House campaign
The Hill ^ | May 9, 2011 | Juan Williams

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 9:10:17 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s a news bulletin — it is becoming increasingly clear that we are living in a time when Republican politics are being shaped by a 75-year-old, 12-term Texas congressman with a son in the Senate. And incredibly, it is no longer out of the realm of possibility that this outcast of the GOP establishment may win the party’s presidential nomination.
If you have not been paying attention, it is time to look around and realize that we are living in the political age of Rep. Ron Paul. 

A CNN/Opinion Research poll released late last week shows Paul faring the best against President Obama of any potential Republican candidate. He trails the president by only 7 points, 52-45 percent, in a head-to-head matchup. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee trails by 8 points, with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney down 11 points to Obama.
In February, Paul won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Action Conference for the second straight year.

Last Thursday, the day of the first GOP debate, one of Paul’s fabulously-labeled “money bombs” exploded with the announcement of $1 million in contributions for the Paul campaign.

The Tea Party, which drove the GOP to claim a majority of the House in the mid-term elections, grew largely out of the ashes of his 2008 presidential campaign, which emphasized limited government and a return to constitutional principles. Since then, the Tea Party has bullied the Republican leadership in the House to force budget cuts at the risk of shutting down the government and collectively become the most persistent critic of the Obama presidency on financial regulatory reform and health care.
The roots of all of this are in the libertarian mind of Rep. Paul. 

At last week’s debate, put on by my other employer, Fox News Channel, I was struck by the libertarian flair the iconoclast injected into the evening. First, his presence along with another libertarian Republican — former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson — allowed for Republicans nationwide to witness a debate in which strong arguments for immediate U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan came from the right. But that was just the start. There are instances where Paul’s views make the Republican establishment want to scream.

For example, I asked him about his stated concern that Israel will launch a unilateral military strike against Iran. He replied that Israel had become too dependent on U.S. military and foreign aid and that it should be responsible for its own security and sovereignty. In the past he has blasted the “neoconservatives” and their influence on U.S. foreign policy. 

He has been adamantly opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since the beginning and has called for an immediate pullout of all U.S. troops. He rails against the American “empire” and argues that U.S. spending on a global military presence should be cut.
Paul’s thinking is also having an impact on conservative views about domestic policy.
Even when he called for legalization of marijuana, cocaine and heroin at the debate it did not elicit hooting but cheers from South Carolina’s famously right-wing Republicans.

Bombshell: U.S. government questioned Obama citizenship Said it lacked documents to determine birth country

Bombshell: U.S. government
questioned Obama citizenship

Said it lacked documents
to determine birth country

--WND

 






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Was Obama an Indonesian citizen? Breaking News
Evidence raises concerns over presidential qualification

 

Do Liberals Really Think Osama bin Laden's Death Erases ALL of Obama's Failures?

Do Liberals Really Think Osama bin Laden's Death Erases ALL of Obama's Failures?
The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-9-11 | Jared H. McAndersen

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 8:47:03 PM by The Looking Spoon


In these tough times we live in it's really cute how Alexander Burns over at Politico is trying his hand at comedy. He wrote this wildly hilarious piece about how Obama has "dashed" his Jimmy Carter label because he got Osama bin Laden.

That's a knee slapper, right? Oh wait, that was just the setup. Here's the punchline.

Peter and Jack Cashill talk about the latest question in the Obama nativity story

Peter and Jack Cashill talk about the latest question in the Obama nativity story
KHOW 630 am ^ | Monday, May 09, 2011 | The Peter Boyles Show

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 6:06:28 PM by Hotlanta Mike

PODCAST:

Cashill mentiones that he read Corsi's book this past weekend.
He was never focused on the bc issue. But now he has real doubts about the bc itself.
One fact contained in Corsi’s book:

From the date of the purported marriage of SAD & BHO I in Maui to the date of birth of the "annointed one", there is NO evidence of SAD’s physical presence in Hawaii.

Obama’s past is being covered up by both Parties.

Obama’s past is being covered up by both Parties.
Israpundit ^ | May 9, 2011 | Ted Belman

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 5:22:33 PM by Never A Dull Moment

"Obama used a Connecticut social security number for a number of year’s. His application to get it, apparently was fraudulent. Apparently this is a felony."
This is an interview of Susan Daniels, a licensed private investigator. Here’s what she said, 


1) This number (042684425) was issued in 1977 to Obama. It was originally given to someone born in 1890. He used it as a US Senator.
2) the application for this number is a forgery. 
3) Ayers in one of his books bragged about how he could construct an identity for anyone. 4) to get this number one had to have a Connecticut address. Obama never lived in Connecticut. 
5) She gave this information to people in power on both sides of the aisle and no one wanted to run with it. Nor would any public prosecutor. Even Limbaugh and Beck didn’t follow up. 
6) she has now given it to Donald Trump. 
7) She also said his name was changed to Barry Soetoro and never changed back."

James Edwards: When Will This Garbage Ever End...(The Political Cesspool)

First of all, I'd like to offer some final thoughts on the Osama bin Laden story.
I'm not at all convinced Obama is telling the truth. And how convenient that they "buried him at sea."
So far, I ain't buyin' the story, folks. Osama bin Laden may have been dead for years. He may still be alive.
It's possible that he was killed yesterday just as Obama claims.
You can believe what you want, but it's likely that last night's announcement was intended to shore up the public's waning support for our insane military misadventures in Iraq and Afghanistan, and to build support for even further wars with Libya and Iran, and now we should probably add Syria to the list.
But it's all moot.
Because Osama bin Laden won. Period.
If you accept the establishment version of 9/11, a rag tag bunch of ragheads, led by Osama bin Laden from a cave at the end of the earth, and armed with nothing more than a few pairs of box cutters, pulled off the most astonishing and effective terrorist attack in world history. In response, we destroyed American liberties with the USA PATRIOT act. We bankrupted ourselves to the tune of several trillion dollars attacking and destroying two countries who had never done anything to us, and couldn't have been a threat to us if they wanted. We sent our economy down the toilet to finance these wars, which only caused most of the world to hate us. And now we're on the verge of attacking Libya, and/or Syria, and a full blown all out war with Iran has never been off the agenda since 9/12/01.

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Murder Appeal Raises Confederate Flag Issue

Murder Appeal Raises Confederate Flag Issue
Wall St. Journal ^ | By NATHAN KOPPEL And ASHBY JONES

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 12:08:22 PM by DeaconBenjamin



A Confederate monument outside the courthouse in Shreveport, La.
The Louisiana Supreme Court is expected to hear a novel argument Monday in the long-standing debate over the legacy of the Confederate flag: Is it so prejudicial that its presence at the courthouse justifies overturning a murder conviction?
The case involves an attempt to overturn a 2009 death sentence against a black defendant on grounds that flying the flag outside a state courthouse was prejudicial to his case.

Felton Dorsey was sentenced to death in Shreveport, La., for killing Joe Prock, a white firefighter, during a robbery of Mr. Prock's mother's home.
Mr. Dorsey claims he is innocent and seeks to overturn the conviction on numerous grounds, including that prosecutors used unreliable accomplice testimony. But race is a central part of the appeal. Mr. Dorsey contends that prosecutors improperly removed most of the prospective black jurors from the case, resulting in a jury of 11 whites and one African American.

White House working to court Blacks for Obama (nothing racist about that)

White House working to court Blacks for Obama (nothing racist about that)
Philly Trib ^ | 4/08/11 | Zack Burgess

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 12:09:39 PM by Libloather
White House working to court Blacks for Obama

President’s poll numbers could use a boost among African Americans
Written by Zack Burgess Tribune Correspondent
Sunday, 08 May 2011 15:05

When President Barack Obama was elected into office, the pride felt in the African-American community was indescribable. The nation’s first Black president could do no wrong. A savior had arrived. And while he won the presidential election in 2008 with the help of a collection of liberal whites and independents — it’s safe to say it was Blacks who felt as if they were going to benefit the most.
Amazing how things change. 


As Obama prepares to run for re-election, he faces a daunting task, as his poll numbers with African Americans seem to be slipping, which has some believing that the president could be a little concerned. Considering he has launched a website — whitehouse.gov/africanamericans. It appears that the White House is putting forth a concerted effort to address the needs of African Americans ahead of the 2012 presidential election.


“The president knows his base in Black America is shaky,” Tavis Smiley recently said on his radio show. “You can’t play that history card more than one time.”

**SNIP**


But Blacks aren’t the only group sniffing at Obama. Among Latinos, it’s worse. Obama typically averages an approval rating of 65 percent – but, in March, Latino approval of Obama dipped to just 54 percent — almost 10 points. The poll results were based on interviews with more than 15,000 Americans.


“I’m very critical of the way that this president seems to be borrowing from the George Bush playbook."

10 Facts That Prove The Bin Laden Fable Is a Contrived Hoax

10 Facts That Prove The Bin Laden Fable Is a Contrived Hoax


Merely a week after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden, there is literally a deluge of evidence that clearly indicates the whole episode has been manufactured for political gain and to return Americans to a state of post-9/11 intellectual castration so that they can be easily manipulated in the run up to the 2012 election. Here are ten facts that prove the Bin Laden fable is a contrived hoax….

Terror Alert Overload Leads To Call For “No Ride List”

Terror Alert Overload Leads To Call For “No Ride List”


In the wake of rampant and escalated fears over terror attacks on transport systems in major US cities, and a spate of false alarms, a US Senator is leading the call for a government “no ride list”, that would see potential suspects banned from boarding trains.

Is Obama a Serial Liar?

Is Obama a Serial Liar?
American Thinker ^ | May 9, 2011 | Nancy Morgan


Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 11:42:39 AM by jazusamo

Accusing someone of lying is a serious matter. Especially when that someone is the President of the United States. Charges of that nature should be leveled based only on absolute proof of a deliberate statement, intentionally made, whose sole purpose is to deceive. Based on this criterion, President Obama is a liar. Demonstrably so. And a disturbing pattern is emerging that allows for the possibility that our president is a serial liar. Consider:

In just the last month,
Obama has made several statements that are just not so. Statements made to the American public that were in direct conflict with known facts.
In April, Obama flatly stated that implementing ObamaCare will reduce the deficit by $1 trillion. A day later, the Congressional Budget Office reported that statement was 'incorrect,' pegging the "deficit savings" at $210 billion over 10 years.
In the same April 15 speech, Obama stated that the tax burden on the wealthy is the lowest it has been in 50 years. A simple fact-check proves him wrong. Obama did not correct his false statement and the media didn't either.

Gasoline Prices: The biggest market rigger is government itself.

Gasoline Prices: The biggest market rigger is government itself.
The Journal Inquirer ^ | 05/08/2011 | Chris Powell

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 12:06:35 PM by SeekAndFind

As gasoline prices passed $4 per gallon in Connecticut, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Joseph D. Courtney joined President Obama in denouncing "speculators" and urging investigation of manipulation in the oil market. There are a few problems with this.
First is that such investigations have been undertaken before, including investigations by Blumenthal himself during his 20 years as Connecticut's attorney general, and they never found anything more than the OPEC oil producer cartel's public but uneven efforts to support the oil price. 

Anti-competitive as its activity is, OPEC's formation a half century ago was only a defensive response to the rigging of the currency markets by Western central banks and particularly by the U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve, which were manipulating the value of the world reserve currency, the dollar, the international means of payment for oil, long before OPEC began to try to manipulate the oil price.
The second problem is that there are always speculators in all major markets.

Flashback: Obama Energy Secretary Chu Says We Must Get Gas Prices “to the Levels in Europe”

Flashback: Obama Energy Secretary Chu Says We Must Get Gas Prices “to the Levels in Europe”
The Right Sphere ^ | April 29, 2011 | Brandon Kiser

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 12:10:49 PM by george76

Read what President Obama’s Secretary of Energy Steven Chu had to say about gas prices back in December: 

In a sign of one major internal difference, Mr. Chu has called for gradually ramping up gasoline taxes over 15 years to coax consumers into buying more-efficient cars and living in neighborhoods closer to work.
“Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe,” Mr. Chu
... 

the best route for raising gas prices for Chu is to increase taxes and then demonize the oil companies for *gasp* making a profit. And if you don’t think government makes enough in taxes on gasoline, look here: 

Exxon makes an average of 2 cents per gallon in America, while government takes in an average of about 50 cents depending on your state.

Remember this the next time you fill up. Obama and his administration don’t want to lower costs, they want to raise them.
(Excerpt) Read more at therightsphere.com ...

Barack Obama’s Seven-dollar-a-gallon Gas Ambitions

Barack Obama’s Seven-dollar-a-gallon Gas Ambitions
The New American ^ | Monday, 09 May 2011 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 12:47:53 PM by Paladins Prayer

“Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe,” said Steven Chu — the man Barack Obama would ultimately tap to be energy secretary — in September 2008. 


He was explaining to The Wall Street Journal that higher energy prices are the centerpiece of the Left’s energy overhaul. Well, I don’t know if they’ve figured out the Euro-boost yet, but we are halfway to Vienna.

Now, while I’m sure Barack Obama would love it if gas prices declined until November 6, 2012, there’s every reason to believe he shares Chu’s sentiments. 

And if the fact that he hired such a man in the first place isn’t enough for you, consider his campaign-trail implication that he wouldn’t have a problem with four-dollar-a-gallon gas (hey, it won’t cramp his lifestyle. 

Golf, anyone?). 

Consider also that he’s quite willing to subordinate the satisfying of energy needs to symbolic environmental deeds. For example, in 2008, he told the San Francisco Chronicle that his policies would bankrupt the traditional coal industry and said “Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket [emphasis added].” 

It’s amazing what comes out of his mouth — even on the campaign trail — off Teleprompter.
Given this attitude, it’s not surprising that oil rigs, denied permits to drill by the Obama administration, have been leaving the Gulf of Mexico for foreign shores. 

And don’t expect to see them back anytime soon, either. After all, moving a Walmart-size rig is no small feat, and not all countries have a national death wish that causes the afflicted to kill the golden goose like ghetto criminals who ensure that businesses will leave their neighborhoods.

Obama Administration planning $1 billion debt relief for Egypt

Obama Administration planning $1 billion debt relief for Egypt
The Washington Post ^ | May 7, 2011 | Mary Beth Sheridan

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 11:09:36 AM by justlittleoleme

The Obama administration has decided to provide about $1 billion in debt relief for Egypt, a senior official said Saturday, in the boldest U.S. effort yet to shore up a key Middle East ally as it attempts a democratic transition.

FEMA Denies Assistance For Virginia Tornadoes

FEMA Denies Assistance For Virginia Tornadoes
WCYB.com ^ | May 7, 2011 | Preston Ayres

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 11:24:30 AM by Virginia Ridgerunner

FEMA says no to Virginia. The Federal Emergency Management Agency denies Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's request for federal assistance with the tornado destruction.
(snip)

The storm facts for April show the state was slammed by more than two dozen tornadoes. Killing 10 people, four of those were in Glade Spring. 212 homes were destroyed statewide and more than 1,000 were damaged.

OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE CONTROVERSY ON C-SPAN

OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE CONTROVERSY ON C-SPAN
C-SPAN ^ | 5/9/2011 | C-SPAN

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 10:10:14 AM by jdoug666

Obama birth certificate and constitutional eligibility controversy discussed on C-SPAN

Too Hot to Handle! »

Editorials Too Hot to Handle!

Too Hot to Handle! »

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF “NATURAL BORN CITIZEN?” by Tracey M. Grissom, blogging at Pushing Back (May 8, 2011) — As you might or might not know by now, before the US Constitution was finalized,...

‘Bin Laden dead long before US raid’

‘Bin Laden dead long before US raid’


Iran’s intelligence minister says the country has reliable information that former head of the al-Qaeda terrorist group Osama bin Laden died of disease some time ago.

Osama and the Ghosts of September 11: "Proof that Obama is Lying" By Michael C. Ruppert

Osama and the Ghosts of September 11: "Proof that Obama is Lying"

By Michael C. Ruppert
Global Research, May 7, 2011

 

[photo: Baker Company via Wikimedia Commons]  
May 5, 2011, 1400 PST, SEBASTOPOL – I have personally interrogated underage criminal suspects who could lie better than White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. It has been four days since the P.T. Barnum proclamation of the death of Osama bin Laden (OBL). 

Three Forgeries Created by the Hawaii Department of Health? »

Three Forgeries Created by the Hawaii Department of Health? »

Three Forgeries Created by the Hawaii Department of Health? PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR:  OBAMA’S LONG-FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE BASED ON ONE OF THEM by Sharon Rondeau (May 8, 2011) — WorldNetDaily is reporting that a private...

Gas prices will stay high until U.S. stops dreaming and starts drilling

Gas prices will stay high until U.S. stops dreaming and starts drilling
washington Examiner ^ | 5/9/2011 | Mark Tapscott

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 6:49:50 AM by tobyhill

Remember when you were a kid and your mother told you to eat your brussels sprouts because "they're good for you." That's exactly the attitude we get today from President Obama, Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar concerning high gas prices. This is no surprise, of course, because Obama clearly said during the 2008 presidential campaign that his environmental programs would cause energy prices to "necessarily skyrocket."

The Osama Deception

The Osama Deception


James Corbett breaks down the Osama raid hoax and the “home video” footage.

Devvy's Email Alerts: "I wonder what new distraction or "crisis" will emerge from the White House this coming week."

Breaking: Hawaii detective charges: 'Birth certificate' a fraud


I wonder what new distraction or "crisis" will emerge from the White House this coming week.



Hawaii detective charges: 'Birth certificate' a fraud

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=295369



Obama birth certificate linked to 'Kenya forgery'?


http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=295109


Scrubbed again! Obama's hospital doctor changed


http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=295265


The birth certificate debate - it's not over


http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=296293#ixzz1LohJwigB



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Hatch's website 'fiasco' — simply updating old site (RINO pushed bill for a foreign-born president)

Hatch's website 'fiasco' — simply updating old site (RINO pushed bill for a foreign-born president)
Deseret News ^ | 2011-05-03 | Jamshid Ghazi Askar

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2011 5:56:23 AM by rabscuttle385

Several national publications recently speculated that Sen. Orrin Hatch was purposely deleting pages from his official website in an attempt to preserve his conservative bona fides. Hatch's office, however, squashed the rumors by thoroughly clarifying that the elimination of certain web pages was an "internal decision" related to the launch of "a brand new website."

Here's a timeline of what transpired: Darren Elliot wrote a piece for Salon on Thursday revisiting the Presidential Eligibility Amendment, a 2003 bill introduced by Hatch that would allow foreign-born American citizens to run for president — a stance which at the time was primarily aimed clearing the path for the political ascendancy of Arnold Schwarzenegger but that today would almost certainly be anathema to "birthers" and a majority of tea partiers. 


The very next day Elliot followed up with another article, this time stating: "Less than 24 hours after the (Thursday) piece went up, a tech blogger discovered that the section of Hatch's website that mentioned the 'Presidential Eligibility Amendment' had mysteriously disappeared."