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>Blow The Lid Off What Obama Will Do

>November 6, 2008
Here are two articles that tell what Obama has said, the best indicator of what he will do. Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker, said today that we don’t have enough money to do all the wiz-bang things Obama has in mind for us–not until the economy recovers. But the first thing they will do is take the lid off stem cell research.
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I quote Russian General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika, New Thinking for our country and the World:

“Once, they say, order has been restored then we shall advance to a market economy, democracy and all sorts of liberties. This point of view is gaining in popularity because the people are tired and worn out by the lack of order in life, the shortages, the uncertainty, and long just to be able to take a breather and would not object if someone turned up to put things in order from above.” (pages 98,99)

Is Obama Communist Or Populist?

Either Way, He’s Dangerous For America

by Don White

(617 words)


Get a copy of The August Coup by Mikhail Gorbachev: He talks about the danger of populists, which Obama has become, that is a member of a political party claiming to represent the common people (Democrats).

Speaking of Russia and the leftists and neo-Stalinist persuasion plaguing Peristroika in the 1990s Gorbachev said:

Doesn’t that sound like Louis Faarakhan’s description of Barak Obama? In fact, Faarakhan calls Obama “the Messiah.”

There’s more from Gorbachev:

“Quite a lot of people might be ready to respond to that kind of appeal.

“That is the soil that populism grows in. It is eagerly fertilized by would-be dictators and the apologists for Stalinism. Some of the media working on their behalf encourages this narrow-minded nostalgia for the period of stagnation when there was allegedly everything needed for daily life, not much and not the best but it was there; and as for freedom and democracy, who wants it when we’ve got poverty and unemployment looming? Praise for Pinochet and Franco is being offered up in earnest and publicly: just a few short years of real dictatorship, they say, and then there will be the market and democracy and prosperity and full stomachs.

The disease of populism has infected even many of the new democrats, including those who are sincere in their convictions. They too accuse the President of inconsistency, of indecision, of being too soft, and insist that ‘measures must be taken’. But when the President proposes some really decisive measures for stabilizing the economy and improving our finances, the populists on the political platforms and in the corridors of power, in the towns and the republics, shy away in fright at the possibility of discontent in the population and warn of the danger of social unrest. But many of them are involved in politics and know the real possibilities and the actual state of affairs; they ought to understand that if we do not now take a number of drastic and unpopular measures aimed at achieving stabilization, then from1 January we shall have to raise prices again by two or three times. And inflation will enter a new and even more dangerous round that will condemn the country’s economy to even greater disorganization.”

Gorbachev then called for making constitutional law changes to put teeth into his programs:

”After all, in our country everything was always decided ultimately by the use of force. Political life was conducted on this basis: if you are my opponent and I am in power you must at the very least be sent to prison. But now we have recognized the legitimacy of pluralism in the economy, in politics and in the whole of public life.”

Like Putin and his henchmen are studying legal ways to remove Georgia’s president Mikheil Saahkashvili for his part in invading two rebel Georgian territorys, Abkhasia and Ossetia, Obama has promised a George Bush witch hunt if he is elected. He has promised that at American taxpayer expense he would have his attorney general study the law and see if he has grounds to prosecute Bush for war crimes and ultimately put down Bush and the entire Republican party that supported him. Like it or not, that’s what the socialist, communist, Messiah Barak Obama is about.

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Second Article: 827 words

Obama: Another Putin?

Russia’s Peristroika and Revanchism

by Don White

I’m a prodigious reader, enjoying more than 100 books a year, I have a dozen books I’m reading

simultaneously at all times.Two were about Russian General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, The August Coup, The Truth and the Lessons, and Perestroika, New Thinking For Our Country and the World. A third was Russian Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze’s wonderful book, The Future Belongs to Freedom.

In each I soaked up the personalities and character of these fine men and feel I know them as well as some men I have rubbed shoulders with for years. I learned much about how they turned the tide of Soviet central control government, creating a revolution that constituted real changes in attitudes, ideas, and practice, a new wave of thought that radically altered both domestic and foreign policy. Something had to be done—the Soviet Union economy was stagnant and the country was suffering from lack of growth and prosperity. Naturally they would look to the West for ideas on how to implement a capitalistic free enterprise economy in a country where Communism almost became a dirty word and that had divested itself of surrounding states in 1991, including the Balkans and the Caucasus states that are in the region of SE Europe between the Black & Caspian seas, divided by Caucasus Mountains such as Georgia and Ukraine.

But that was before the revanchist Vladimir Putin took power and began making moves to reclaim these nations, those he calls his “near abroad.” He has already reclaimed part of Georgia, two territories known as Ossetia and Abkasia and no one seems to be doing anything to reverse this brazen move.

Perestroika is a Russian word meaning restructuring. It took place despite resistance from hard line Communists who created “The August Coup.” It also is a policy of economic and governmental reform instituted by Mikhail Gorbachev and others in the Soviet Union during the mid-1980s. Gorbachev and Shevardnadze are courageous men. If you knew them, you would immediately like them. Gorbachev won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 and runs an international consulting firm, living and teaching in the U.S.


Russia rose from the depths of implosion thanks to the work and example of men like Boris Yeltsin, Shevardnadze, Gorbachev and, yes, indirectly, even men of different nationalities like Martti Ahtisaari,
tenth President of Finland and 2008 Nobel Peace Prize winner, George W. H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, John Kennedy, and the great Lech Walessa of Poland who won a peace prize in 1983. However, Russia’s current leader, Vladamir Putin, has slowly taken back some of the basic freedoms Russians enjoyed under Perestroika–especially in the private enterprise realm. People can still “own” stocks and businesses, but it is tightly controlled by the central government. For example, Putin nationalized oil, which he sees as his power point in enforcing European compliance when he takes back another country. It is hard to call Russia anything but a Capitalistic Communist nation today, similar to China.


Underscoring this truth are Putin’s recent foyer into South American politics with his arms deals and joint military maneuvers with Venezuelan Communist leader Hugo Chavez and his ties to Cuban dictators Raul and Fidel Castro.

Does Barak Obama know how to stop him? Does he care? The answer is a clear “NO.” He hasn’t the slightest idea of what to do, and and after January 20th when he becomes president he will go into a four-year training period. We pray to God he doesn’t try to emulate Putin as a way of bringing about his own “restructuring” which he has promised—“spreading the wealth around.” Does that sound like Communism? Where I come from we give freely to poor people directly and through polities, but we choose the times and amounts according to what we can afford. Obama wants government to make those choices for you.

It would be ironic and sad that even as Russia moved away from communism, America, the finest example of free enterprise in the world, would now choose to go to a form of communism under this incredibly naive and unaware young man named Barak Obama. Why were Americans so vain or vapid to vote for this kind of a leader, one who defies everything both Republicans and Democrats of the past believed in? Heaven forbid! Or is it the electorate that is naive?


Now Putin uses oil as a tool to bring repression on neighboring countries like Ukraine and Georgia. His master plan is to gain back the Baltic and Caucasus states Russia lost in 1991. And beyond that, I believe Putin may have designs on taking more countries. If I lived in any of his “near abroad” nations such as Finland, Latvia, or Estonia, I would be leery, even afraid, of having him around doing Hitler-like mischief. He is evil personified. Without a John McCain in the White House, he will be even more emboldened in his aggressive, acquisitive ways and who in the Obama administration will stop him?


Don White

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>Only McCain Has The Answers!

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Some people are confused. McCain and Palin are not going to just slip into the conventional mold of president/vice president. They are mavericks and it won’t be business as usual in Washington. Washington is broken and these two atypical politicians are out to fix it by cutting spending, wiping out expensive earmarks, taking away the Democrat’s Mae and Mac slush funds, eliminating corruption in Washington, and moving us forward in job creation like at no other time. Yes, you can have a conventional Washington experience with Obama in the White House–higher taxes, spreading your wealth, bigger government, and sit-downs and close ties with communists like Chavez, Castro, Putin, and others. We would become a socialistic and populist nation under Obama. But that’s not what most Americans want. And Americans don’t want Washington assuming their 401k accounts, merging them with a defunct Social Security System. Obama sold himself as the candidate of change, but with all the favors and hidden agendas he’s not capable of cleaning up the mess in Washington. McCain, and only McCain, is! The only CHANGE Obama sponsors is change in his promises from week to week. He has proven that without a doubt he is the biggest flipflopper since Shamu the killer whale but the best is yet to come if he emerges victorious. Then we’ll see the real “change” artist as he dumps all the promises and rules with an iron hand with Barney, Chuck, Harry, and Nancy at his side. It will be a disaster!
Don White

>Brown Trying To Stabalize Gas Prices

> November 1, 2008

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Gordon Brown is due to urge Gulf states to do more to stabilise oil prices as he kicks off a visit to the region.

The Prime Minister will stress that the countries must maintain production levels to avoid “spikes” in prices like those which contributed to the recent global financial turmoil.

He will also insist they have a duty to use some of their massive oil wealth to help ease the impact of the credit crunch on the world economy.

Mr Brown’s four-day tour comes amid fears that the International Monetary Fund’s £155 billion reserves may not be enough for future bail-outs of struggling states.

The fund has already allocated about £18.6 billion in emergency loans to Iceland, Hungary and Ukraine, and Pakistan has signalled it may request aid in the next fortnight.

While Europe and the US face recession, Opec members are estimated to have more than £311 billion in foreign exchange reserves stashed away.

The growing importance of Middle East capital was emphasised on Friday when it emerged that Barclays raised £7.3 billion from investors in the region to shore up its position.

Mr Brown will be joined for parts of his visit by Business Secretary Lord Mandelson, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband and a delegation of senior executives from UK firms.

Downing Street said the PM would be emphasising the importance of “transparency and stability” in the oil price, and calling for “dialogue” between oil consumers and producers.

He will also urge Gulf states to invest in renewable energy sources “over the longer term”, according to a spokesman.

>Obama Doesn’t Measure Up

>Compare McCain and Obama–You’ll Vote For McCain

2008 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE COMPARISON:
ISSUE

M= JOHN McCAIN

O= OBAMA

Favors new drilling offshore US

M Yes

O No

Will appoint judges who interpret the law not make it

M Yes

O No

Served in the US Armed Forces

M Yes

O No

Amount of time served in the US Senate

M 22 YEARS

O 173 DAYS

Will institute a socialized national health care plan

M No
O Yes

Supports abortion throughout the pregnancy

M No

O Yes

Would pull troops out of Iraq immediately

M No

O Yes

Supports gun ownership rights

M Yes

O No

Supports homosexual marriage

M No

M Yes

Proposed programs will mean a huge tax increase

M No

O Yes

Voted against making English the official language

M No

O Yes

Voted to give Social Security benefits to illegals

M No

O Yes
CAPITAL GAINS TAX

McCAIN

0% on home sales up to $500,000 per home (couples).

McCain does not propose any change in existing home sales income tax.

OBAMA

28% on profit from ALL home sales.

How does this affect you? If you sell your home and make a profit, you
will pay 28% of your gain on taxes.

If you are heading toward retirement and would like to down-size your
home
or move into a retirement community, 28% of the money you make from your
home sale will go to taxes.

This proposal will adversely affect the elderly who are counting on
income
from their homes as part of their retirement income.

DIVIDEND TAX
McCAIN

15% (no change)

OBAMA

39.6%

How will this affect you? If you have money invested in stock market,
IRA, mutual funds, college funds, life insurance, retirement accounts,
or anything that pays or reinvests dividends, you will be paying nearly
40% of the money earned on taxes if Obama becomes president. The experts
predict that ‘Higher tax
rates on dividends and capital gains would crash the stock market, yet
do absolutely nothing to cut the deficit.’

INCOME TAX
McCAIN
(No changes)
Income Tax
Single, 30K $ 4,500
Single, 50K $12,500
Single, 75K $18,750
Married, 75K $18,750
Married, 125K $31,250

OBAMA
(reversion to pre-Bush tax cuts)

Single, 30K $ 8,400
Single, 50K $14,000
Single, 75K $23,250
Married, 60K $16,800
Married, 75K $21,000
Married, 125K $38,750
Under Obama, your taxes could almost double!

INHERITANCE TAX

McCAIN

– 0% (No change, Bush repealed this tax)

OBAMA

Restore the inheritance tax
Many families lost businesses, farms, ranches, and homes that have been
in
their families for generations
because they could not afford the inheritance tax. Those willing their
assets to loved ones will lose them to these taxes.

NEW TAXES PROPOSED BY OBAMA

New government taxes proposed on homes more than 2,400 square feet.
New gasoline taxes (as if gas weren’t high enough already)
New taxes on natural resources consumption (heating gas, water,
electricity)

New taxes on retirement accounts, and last but not least….

New taxes to pay for socialized medicine so we can receive the same
level
of medical care as other third-world countries!!!

You can verify the above at following web sites:

http://money.cnn.com/news/specials/election/2008/index.html
http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/issues/issues.taxes.html

http://elections.foxnews.com/?s=proposed+taxes
http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/politics/articles/mccain_ob
http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/politics/articles/mccain_ob%20ama_off
er_
different_visions_on_taxes.html
ama_offer_different_visions_on_taxes.html

http://blog.washingtonpost.com/fact-checker/candidates/barack_obama/
http://blog.washingtonpost.com/fact-checker/candidates/john_mccain/

IT JUST SEEMS THAT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA WANTS TO CHANGE THE FORM OF
GOVERNMENT WE HAVE TO A SOCIALISTS ONE (RE-DISTRUBUTION OF WEALTH) AND
STRIP AWAY OUR FREE ENTERPRISE (CAPTIALISTIC) CURRENT FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
THIS IS A SCARY THING AND THAT IS WHY WE FEEL THE NEED TO SEND THIS.

>Fidel Castro Predicts Obama’s Death

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Obama Under Threat, Castro Says

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4:07pm UK, Sunday October 12, 2008

Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has claimed it is a “pure miracle” that US presidential candidate Barack Obama has not been assassinated.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro weighs in on presidential race

Most of the following is from Sky News, http://www.blogger.com

It is ironic that the very man whose name came up so much after the assasination of President John F. Kennedy should now be predicting someone’s out to get Barak Obama.

In those days, many thought Castro had something to do with the president’s death near the Texas Book Depository in Dallas. It has never been proven, but still the erie spector of Cuban antipathy for America exists. Lee Harvey Oswald was in Cuba and Russia prior to the assasination and he is credited with shooting Kennedy. Who set him up, the Mitchell report did not say, and left it with a very non-conclusive ending. Read what Castro now says about the people he hates, Americans, and about the gloomy road Obama must walk, in Fidel’s opinion, even if he is elected.

Mr Castro also accused American society of being marked by “profound racism”, as he revealed his thoughts on the race for the White House ahead of the election on November 4.

He wrote: “Millions of whites cannot reconcile in their minds with the idea that a black man with his wife and children would move into the White House, which is called just like that – White”.

He added that it was a “pure miracle” the Illinois senator, who became the first black politician to win the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, has not been the target of an assassination attempt.

Barack Obama

Obama leading in the polls

The ailing Cuban communist leader described Mr Obama as a politician who “has the habit of looking at his opponent with serenity and laughing at his rhetorical attacks.”

Mr Castro also mocked Republican candidate John McCain for his apparent poor grades at a naval academy and said the party’s vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin “knew nothing at all about anything”.

Mr Castro, who handed power to his brother Raul earlier this year, made his remarks in a commentary that appeared on the website Cubadebate.

His comments came as the White House race was hit by a war of words.

>Voter Registration Fraud Aids Obama

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John Fund Interview: Voter Registration Fraud Like ‘Icebergs in the Ocean’
Even though ACORN is under investigation in over a dozen key states for voter registration fraud, John Fund tells Newsmax TV we’re only seeing a very small part of overall voter fraud. Hear his analysis and predictions of what could happen on election day and beyond and why.
Why Sen. Lieberman Strongly Backs McCain
In an exclusive interview with Newsmax TV, Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman tells Newsmax correspondent Ashley Martella his reasons for strongly supporting John McCain for president and his fears of what a Barack Obama presidency might mean.
An American Carol
Now playing in theaters.
Jewish Community Accepts Obama as Friend of Israel
Former New York Mayor, Ed Koch, a Barack Obama supporter, tells Newsmax that despite Obama’s long association with the controversial Reverend Jeremiah Wright, he thinks Jewish voters accept him as a friend and supporter of Israel. Hear his views on Obama’s association with terrorist William Ayers. The former New York mayor explains why Sarah Palin “scares the hell” out of him. Koch also shares his thoughts on the Freddie and Fannie bailouts and how he thinks the government can help people secure jobs.
Gaffney Interview: Ahmadinejad ‘More Dangerous Than Most of Us Can Comprehend’
Foreign policy and defense expert Frank Gaffney tells Newsmax TV the threat that Iran poses to the United States and details the weapons it’s developing for an attack. In this compelling interview, the former Reagan administration assistant secretary of defense explains how Iran’s planned use of “electromagnetic pulse” could cause catastrophic disaster for the U.S. Gaffney also gives his take on the presidential candidates’ readiness to be commander in chief.
Gov. Sanford: If South Carolina Falls, Game Over
South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford tells Newsmax TV he expects the McCain/Palin ticket to carry his state and warns of dire consequences if that doesn’t happen. Hear his prediction for the re-election of Sen. Lindsey Graham. He also explains why eliminating earmarks alone isn’t enough in the battle against wasteful government spending. About off-shore oil drilling, Sanford rejects the idea of all royalties going to the federal government
Jim Hirsen: ABC’s Breach of Ethics With Palin Interview
Hollywood insider and Newsmax contributor James Hirsen tells TV correspondent Ashley Martella that the actual transcript of ABC’S interview of Sarah Palin does not match the broadcast itself. He suspects ABC substituted other Palin answers for questions that she had good answers for in an effort to make her look bad. Hear his detailed explanation of what ABC did after the Charlie Gibson interview.
Lynne Cheney Interview: ‘The Single Most Amazing and Important Intellectual Achievement in the History of the World.’
Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, tells Newsmax TV the importance of our Constitution, which she’s just written a children’s book about. She also talks about Sarah Palin, their plans after her husband leaves office, and whether she’ll pursue a political career of her own.
Carville: ‘Too Much Reassurance, Not Enough Passion’
Democratic strategist James Carville tells Newsmax TV how he feels about the big swing of white women toward John McCain. He’s also asked if Barack Obama has become more aggressive, as he recommended in the previous Newsmax interview, and whether Obama made a huge mistake in not choosing Hillary as his running mate.
Terrorism Expert: Al-Qaida Remains Committed to Spectacular Violence
In an interview with Newsmax TV, Brian Jenkins, a renowned expert on terrorism and transportation security assesses the chances of another terrorist attack on U.S. soil, gives his take on anti-terrorism efforts around the world and lays out the monumental tasks facing the new president

>Late News

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Today’s Opinion and News: Monday October 20, 2008
  • photo Kevin McCullough: Why The Left Always Resorts To Brute Force
    After Barack Obama got rhetorically bludgeoned this week with the consequences of his own words to a working class guy from Toledo, the nation got a peek into his soul.
  • photo Austin Hill: Governor Palin, “Joe The Plumber,” And The Real Middleclass
    Why has a guy named Joe from Holland, Ohio, been a hot topic among the two dominant presidential campaigns?
  • photo Salena Zito: John McCain fights on
    Never give up, never give in, and never let the pundits decide when your campaign is over.
  • photo Paul Jacob: Whistling past Wahkiakum
    Worried about the federal budget? Our post-constitutional government? The upcoming national election? Add a tiny county to your list.
  • photo George Will: The Upper Crust of Progressive Episcopalians
    The Rev. Robert Duncan, 60, is not a Lutheran, but he is a Luther, of sorts. The former Episcopal bishop of Pittsburgh has, in effect, said the words with which Martin Luther shattered Christendom and asserted the primacy of individual judgment and conscience that defines the modern temperament.
  • photo Doug Giles: How to Never Need the Cash Obama Intends to Take from Joe the Plumber?s Pocket
    Boy, the blood sucking entitlement toads are hoping and praying that Obama will win this election because they are smellin? free candy!

    Gun Ban No Bama

  • photo Steve Chapman: Right and Wrong on Gay Marriage
    When you set out to do something important, it doesn’t matter just whether you achieve it — it also matters how.
  • photo Jackie Gingrich Cushman: Waking up and Walking
    Elevator conversations can be intriguing ? sometimes they are extreme in nature, either light or profound. Yesterday?s was profound.
  • photo John McCain: John McCain’s Weekly Radio Address
    Good morning, this is John McCain, speaking to you a couple of days after the final presidential debate.
  • photo David R. Stokes: What Is To Be Done – To Us?
    The final debate between John McCain and Barack Obama was primarily about the economy. That was appropriate and understandable.

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