Developments show dangers of Obama

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Sen. Barack Obama (apparently still tiptoeing through the tulips) has, with the Democratic Party, chosen the Rev. Leah Daughtry, a Pentecostal preacher, to plan the Democratic National Convention. Daughtry is leading the party's new mission to make religious believers view the party and its candidates as receptive to, and often impelled by, the dictates of faith.

In her vocation as Pentecostal pastor, she stands for faith in an elevated form. She is supported by the head of the church: her father, Herbert Daughtry, a prison convert who served time for armed bank robbery and passing bad checks.

While Obama declaims his Christianity and shuns the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, he does not recognize the United States to be the secular state that it is by making comments such as "secularists are wrong when they ask believers to leave their religion at the door before entering into the public square."

This is a dangerous person to be around, let alone someone who could divert the wealth of the United States.

Robert Nazarete

Martinez

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justus4
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justus4 07/29/08 - 06:41 am
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Good grief, another stuck on
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Good grief, another stuck on stupid, religious interpretation of a statement. Secularists should not expect people of faith to "lose their religion" in the public square. Thats a perfectly appropiate approach to respecting all parties. And whats so dangerous? People, you gotta get over this skin color thing and using code words to make a point, while screaming the sky will fall if the white house is integrated. Start using your powers of reasoning and stop associating his associates with an associate. Wow what a stretch...

CH
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CH 07/29/08 - 06:47 am
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Hey Justus4, you start usuing

Hey Justus4, you start usuing power of reason. A junior senator who hasn't even finished one term should be president? Stop looking at McCain's skin color and look at his record, something Obama doesn't have, what he's given to this country.

Actions speak louder than words. That being true, Obama can't even come out with a whisper.

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 07/29/08 - 08:17 am
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What makes you think that

What makes you think that anyone is looking at McCain's skin color, any more than other are looking at Obama's? Where were you when President Bush ran? What made him ready to be President? When you make those type of statement towards Obama, yet never opened your mouth when Bush ran, it makes one wonder why now and not then?

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KSL 07/29/08 - 08:23 am
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What is a streach?

What is a streach?

yak11
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yak11 07/29/08 - 08:23 am
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LOL..Justus would support

LOL..Justus would support Mugabe because he is "one of us" regardless of the starvation. Sadly the threat of a religious THEOCRACY doesn't bother him. Whats even worse is he is unable to see that the eventual THEOCRACY will be run most likely COUNTER to his race.

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mojo 07/29/08 - 08:35 am
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Get past the rhetoric, skin

Get past the rhetoric, skin color and any other prejudice you want to consider. The fact is Obama is a socialist - the wrong man at the wrong time and place.

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I4PUTT 07/29/08 - 08:53 am
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justus is definitely not

justus is definitely not blind.......he is quite colorfull....his insight into race relations is under whelming...his leap to all things being about skin color is quite a streach.... spell check is beyond his grasp.....need I say more?

HYPOCRITES 08
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HYPOCRITES 08 07/29/08 - 09:12 am
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Strong + Reach=Streach

Strong + Reach=Streach

Reality
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Reality 07/29/08 - 09:31 am
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I am sure these people on

I am sure these people on here that are backing Obama are the same ones that backed Charles Walker....

friefighterhammer
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friefighterhammer 07/29/08 - 10:10 am
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You hit the nail on the head

You hit the nail on the head there reality. Barack Hussien is an empty suit, when the campaign really heats up, he will pop like a methane filled baloon!

Fish Out of Water
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Fish Out of Water 07/29/08 - 11:49 am
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"A junior senator who hasn't

"A junior senator who hasn't even finished one term should be president?"

See Abraham Lincoln

North Richmond County
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North Richmond County 07/29/08 - 12:13 pm
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I didn't know charles walker

I didn't know charles walker had 66% of the hispanic vote. And was winning every category in the election with every group. Except for white men and those over 65. How come the chronicle never tells us how great john mccain is. And the chronicle stop sucking up to columbia county in every article. Then trying to bash richmond in every article. Without richmond augusta would be one big suburb. Name one major city in america where the suburbs are the main point in the city. So the chronicle get over it. Evans will be nothing more than a city or area in gwinnett or dekalb. Fulton is still the city just like richmond.

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dani 07/29/08 - 01:37 pm
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The AP has issued a statement

The AP has issued a statement today from the leader of Iran. One paragraph states "The big powers are going down," Ahmadinejad told foreign ministers of the Nonaligned Movement meeting in Tehran. "They have come to the end of their power, and the world is on the verge of entering a new, promising era.."
Sounds kind of like BARACK HUSSIEN OBAMA to me.

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cutty101 07/29/08 - 01:48 pm
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Jeez: Now we have to look

Jeez: Now we have to look over our shoulders every time a conservative enters a room with a guitar cases! I knew some of them were crack pots but to shoot up a church--cause you hate liberals is just way over the top!!

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cutty101 07/29/08 - 01:49 pm
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Jeez: Now we have to look

Jeez: Now we have to look over our shoulders every time a conservative enters a room with a guitar cases! I knew some of them were crack pots but to shoot up a church--cause you hate liberals is just way over the top!!

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RichmondCountyResident1 07/29/08 - 01:55 pm
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Reality, I don't think anyone

Reality, I don't think anyone in Iowa or Colorado, ever voted for, nor heard of Charles Walker. I bet you voted for Linda Scherenko and Robin Williams, huh. Yeah, we need John "Yawn" McCain, he looks so presidential.All Obama have to do, is keep doing what he 's doing and that lose cannon will explode. His temper is readily apparent. He's a mean dude. OBAMA 08 & 12!!!!!

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jack 07/29/08 - 03:33 pm
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FFH, your analogy of GW

FFH, your analogy of GW Bush's experience is really the joke of the day. GW Bush was Gvernor of one of the largest states in the union versus the Chicago neighborhood organizer, not to mention less than two years in the Senate, as he's been campainging for the majority of that time. Speaking of who is looking at skin color-Justusstupid is the prime example on here.

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jack 07/29/08 - 03:38 pm
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RCR, what are you trying to

RCR, what are you trying to say? That McCain ain't some flashy, empty suit (other than the hot air) without the limp wrist of pacifisism?

dani
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dani 07/29/08 - 04:00 pm
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cutty I wouldn't worry about

cutty I wouldn't worry about ordinary liberals or conservatives. The radical elements are the people trying to ruin the country.
They preach about freeedoms but would deny us any freedoms at all. We give thanks that they are out numbered by the middle of the road folks.

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RichmondCountyResident1 07/29/08 - 04:38 pm
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We will have half a trillion

We will have half a trillion dollar deficit next year. The presidents approval is in the teens. And Jack still think he is doing a good job.GET REAL DUDE!!!!

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Georgiais1 07/29/08 - 05:06 pm
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If Obama had been president

If Obama had been president the last 8 years we would not have to worry about a deficit. A lot of us probably would not even be here to worry about one. I am sure we would have been attacked with his views on the military and our freedoms. This guy is scary, man. Of course the dumb down crowd and the brothers love him, but that wont be enough come November, thank the lord...

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CH 07/29/08 - 09:42 pm
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Jack, I was going to respond

Jack, I was going to respond to FFH, but you comment was ten times better than anything I could come up with. Liberals seem to love going through life with blinders on. Obama ready to be president is the biggest joke of 2008!

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KSL 07/29/08 - 10:45 pm
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Fire, evidently the intent

Fire, evidently the intent was not streach since justus changed it. Nice try, though. Hey, you might want to delete that support statement since he did edit his post. Might make you look a little more credible. And I do apologize. I'm not ususally this caustic. I do react to stimuli though.

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convertedsoutherner 07/29/08 - 11:20 pm
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We have the messiah, barack

We have the messiah, barack hussein obama, who got into office by default, joined a church that would promote his candidacy, worked for acorn who is being investigated because of their scams, close contacts with corrupt political machine in chicago, IL and other shady and indicted individuals (including cousin in kenya), been present approx 135 days of his senate position, Il is going bankrupt under his term and he's done nothing for his own state, etc and etc. They will be voting for his global poverty bill within next 2 weeks.

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OUTSELN 07/31/08 - 12:57 pm
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This should make you Shudder

This should make you Shudder in Fear!!!!! What are the American People Thinking??????

Obama's campaign has two powerful things going for it.

We've had a Republican President for 8 years, and it's unusual to have a President of the same party 3 terms in a row.
He's Black, and Obama's come-from-nowhere success as a major-party nominee is evidence that America rightfully wants to have a Black President already. Obama's candidacy is welcomed, not just by those on the Left, but by the majority of Americans. From the Washington Post: "In a Post-ABC News poll last month, nearly nine in 10 whites said they would be comfortable with a black president. [.....] And by nearly 3 to 1, those who think Obama's candidacy will affect race relations said it will have a positive impact."

On every other measure, the facts are massively against him:

He has no experience. Per Rasmussen, "As the general election campaign gets started, 41% of voters nationwide say that Barack Obama is too inexperienced to be President..."
He has a 20-year history of close ties with people who hate America and say so. His official position is that he had no idea what his close friend Reverend Wright was like ("The statements that Rev. Wright made that are the cause of this controversy were not statements I personally heard him preach while I sat in the pews of Trinity or heard him utter in private conversation"), or what his business associate Tony Rezko was like ("this isn't the Tony Rezko I knew"). At times, he'd like us to believe, he doesn't know what his own statements mean. From Reuters: "NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democrat Barack Obama misused a 'code word' in Middle East politics when he said Jerusalem should be Israel's 'undivided' capital but that does not mean he is naive on foreign policy, a top adviser said on Tuesday." In short, his official position of excuse after excuse after excuse, is tantamount to admitting that he had insufficient judgment to recognize who he was associating with, or at times, what he himself was saying.
He wants to pull our troops out of Iraq, and turn victory into defeat, as even the Washington Post now admits. From the Washington Post: "While Washington's attention has been fixed elsewhere, military analysts have watched with astonishment as the Iraqi government and army have gained control for the first time of the port city of Basra and the sprawling Baghdad neighborhood of Sadr City, routing the Shiite militias that have ruled them for years and sending key militants scurrying to Iran. At the same time, Iraqi and U.S. forces have pushed forward with a long-promised offensive in Mosul, the last urban refuge of al-Qaeda. So many of its leaders have now been captured or killed that U.S. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, renowned for his cautious assessments, said that the terrorists have 'never been closer to defeat than they are now.' ..... Still, the rapidly improving conditions should allow U.S. commanders to make some welcome adjustments -- and it ought to mandate an already-overdue rethinking by the 'this-war-is-lost' caucus in Washington, including Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.)."

He was raised from the ages of 6 to 10 in Jakarta, Indonesia, and as a result does not have the deep understanding of America and love for it that an American President needs to have if he is to take every possible action for the good of this country and its citizens.

He claims to have no Muslim background, despite having a Muslim father, a Muslim middle name, and being able to recite the first prayer in the Koran from memory, in Arabic. From the NY Times: "Mr. Obama recalled the opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer, reciting them with a first-rate accent. In a remark that seemed delightfully uncalculated (it'll give Alabama voters heart attacks), Mr. Obama described the call to prayer as 'one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.'" Obama also admitted to the Times that as a child in Jakarta he "studied the Koran". (same link). Video is available of Obama saying "We are no longer a Christian nation - at least not just...."

He wants to meet with Ahmadinejad, giving his support to a world leader who has stated that he wants to destroy America.
He has no backbone: he backed down within 48 hours when this was demanded by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. From the Washington Post: "Facing criticism from Palestinians, Sen. Barack Obama acknowledged yesterday that the status of Jerusalem will need to be negotiated in future peace talks, amending a statement earlier in the week that the city 'must remain undivided.'"
He opposes the things that would bring gas prices down, like drilling.
Obama would leave America open to a future 9-11 style attack. He wants to use the courts only to prevent a future 9-11, somehow missing the fact that those who committed the 9-11 attacks were not deterred by this approach.

He wants to nearly double the capital gains tax, which would result in lowering tax revenue to the U.S. government, not in raising it.

It would be very good for America to have a Black president. But it has to be the right guy. Being Black is a huge plus for Barack, because it would be a great step forward for America to have a Black president - but you can't elect a President based on that alone. Surely even Barack would agree that a job as important as that of President of the United States has to be awarded based on the ability of the candidate to do the job.

Obama has shown that the majority of Americans are comfortable with a Black candidate for President. But he has also shown that he himself, does not have the qualifications to do a good job of being President of this country. He does not have the qualifications to seek out, identify, and to take every action he can for the good of this nation and of its citizens. He is not prepared to be the Commander in Chief of our military forces.

It would be great if America's first Black President does a fantastic job of leading this country, so as to make the way easier for future Black candidates for the office. Obama has neither the experience, nor the qualifications, to do so.

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OUTSELN 07/31/08 - 01:02 pm
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Obama needs to

Obama needs to retire........go sell your big talking speeches to someone who cares...........NOT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE I ASSURE YOU.......GO AWAY.

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