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Obama mocked in London Times

Original post made by mary, Midtown, on Jul 25, 2008

He ventured forth to bring light to the world
The anointed one's pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a miracle in action - and a blessing to all his faithful followers

And it came to pass, in the eighth year of the reign of the evil Bush the Younger (The Ignorant), when the whole land from the Arabian desert to the shores of the Great Lakes had been laid barren, that a Child appeared in the wilderness.

The Child was blessed in looks and intellect. Scion of a simple family, offspring of a miraculous union, grandson of a typical white person and an African peasant. And yea, as he grew, the Child walked in the path of righteousness, with only the occasional detour into the odd weed and a little blow.

When he was twelve years old, they found him in the temple in the City of Chicago, arguing the finer points of community organisation with the Prophet Jeremiah and the Elders. And the Elders were astonished at what they heard and said among themselves: “Verily, who is this Child that he opens our hearts and minds to the audacity of hope?” Web Link

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Posted by pam
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:32 pm

i just saw's brilliant!! never have i seen a candidate as wishy-washy as obama, and what's even more surprising is that his cult has never called him on the extreme flip-flopping...not even a peep when he voted for the fisa thing that exonerated att from prosecution for spying on us. he basically voted to shred the 4th amendment...he's a pretty scary guy

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Posted by mike
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:43 pm

The thing that makes great satire"great" is when it rings true.

That's what makes this funny but quite scary at the same time.

Perhaps the bright light emanating from Mr Obama has smote the masses blind so they can't see him for who he really is.

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Posted by News Corp Again
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:44 pm

The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times are published by Times Newspapers Limited, a subsidiary of News International. News International is entirely owned by the News Corporation group, headed by Rupert Murdoch.

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Posted by tj
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:48 pm

So this is part of a vast Australian conspiracy?.

Actually, the London Times is middle of the road, unlike the Guardian/ left or the Telegraph/ right

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Posted by The Real Mike
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 25, 2008 at 7:42 pm

Again, someone who is rather cowardly in stature has used my name to sully Mr. Obama. I never get into national politics in this forum.

"mike" is an imposter. I wouldn't trust what he says.

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Posted by What a joke
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 26, 2008 at 3:07 am

He is a laughingstock in the world. He is seen for what he is. Everyone else is trying to imagine a CANDIDATE of theirs flying around the world, basically campaigning in other countries.

Is he running for President of the world? Prom King? What the heck is this? He is an embarrassment to America. At least Carter and Clinton saved their idiocies for when they were already President, and waited to bash America ( the only Presidents to EVER do so) until after their presidencies were done.

Oh, sorry, this is all just a conspiracy by Murdoch, all lies.

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Posted by Michelle
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 26, 2008 at 12:02 pm

What you all don't see is that Barack is a different kind of candidate who will bring together ALL people: not just Americans of diversity, but all peoples of the world.

With Obama as our president and savior, the problems that have bedeviled humanity since the beginning can finally start to be resolved. That's why it is essential to support him: not just as OUR president, but as the leader of a new world and a new way of thinking and resolving problems.

One cannot listen to Barack without being inspired to our higher nature: millions of Americans have found this out, and now the rest of the world has a chance to see what a future of change and enlightened peacefulness can be like.

Those who mock this wonderful man are agents of the past. They bring only war and misery and inequality. But as the reception of Senator Obama in Germany shows, you're all in a tiny minority.

We should be thankful that Obama has appeared to salvage the earth in its hour of greatest need.

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Posted by pam
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jul 26, 2008 at 12:14 pm

"We should be thankful that Obama has appeared to salvage the earth in its hour of greatest need."

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 26, 2008 at 1:09 pm

Barack will bring back the military draft, if elected. I think this is a good thing, but many of his supporters are horrified at the thought.

He wants to surge in Afghanistan, yet his EU friends have no interest in contributing forces that actually fight, or even get in harm's way. He will enforce his will by attacking Pakistan.

He wants to end all major episodes of human suffering in Africa (e.g. Darfur).

He will not withdraw from Iraq, if the conditions are militarily inappropriate to do so (he just lies to his base about that).

He has said nothing about pulling out of S. Korea, Japan, Germany.

Don't be surprised if Scotch-Irish warriors, the backbone of the current U.S. military, are not enthused to re-up, if Barack is elected. He dissed their effort in Iraq, and he attacks their beliefs in guns and religion, so they may decide to seek another path in life.

In short, he is the man who will bring back the draft. This time, let's make sure that there are no exemptions. It will be interesting to see the children of Obama supporters get taken, immediately after high school graduation.

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Posted by antiObama
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 26, 2008 at 1:13 pm

One word is beginning to come to mind - antiChrist

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Posted by scary post.
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm

I assumed Michelle's post was one written in satire, but after looking around the web, it seems there really are people who think like her.

Very scary post indeed, if she really believes that Obama is the Lord and Savior of the world and shouldn't be mocked.

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Posted by pam
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jul 26, 2008 at 11:25 pm

as usual, obama fans don't hear the whole truth from the press. the people gathered in germany were there to hear two well-known rock bands. obama followed them. they were all worked up. they didn't come for obama, they came for the music. the kool-aid keeps flowing. obama lovers might also note that he skipped spending time with injured troops in germany because reporters were not allowed to accompany him. it's a strict policy that injured soldiers not be used as political pawns. as soon as obama found this out, he dicided to go to the gym and work on his abs. shallow.

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Posted by pam
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jul 27, 2008 at 12:02 am

oh, another flipflop Web Link

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Posted by a
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jul 29, 2008 at 3:38 pm

I voted for Obama, now I've changed my mind.
VOTE FOR RON PAUL. Write Ron Paul onto the ballot. That's what I plan to do.

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Posted by pam
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:33 pm

the flip-flops are coming home to roost

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Posted by Peace Through Victory.
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:40 pm

Haaretz reports that "Jerusalem lawyer Shahar Alon asked Attorney General Menachem Mazuz yesterday to order a police investigation into the removal and publication of Obama's note":

"By making the note public," Alon wrote to Mazuz, "Maariv violated the law protecting holy sites, several clauses in the penal code and also infringed upon the basic rights of a person's honor and freedom."

Alon also initiated a boycott of the newspaper. . . .

Maariv's response: "Obama's note was published in Maariv and other international publications following his authorization to make the content of the note public. Obama submitted a copy of the note to media outlets when he left his hotel in Jerusalem. Moreover, since he is not Jewish, there is no violation of privacy as there would be for a Jewish person who places a note in the wall."

Thus, as IsraelInsider puts it, "what initially seemed to be a journalistic scoop of dubious moral propriety now seems to be a case of an Israeli paper being played by the Barack Obama campaign."

Obama's so-called prayer was at best an open letter to God--a sentiment intended for public, not divine, consumption.Web Link

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Posted by Paul
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:43 pm

Let's get some perspective on this thread: Even if Obama is the AntiChrist personified and certified (and he ain't), he is far better for America than Bush or that Bush clone McCain.

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 29, 2008 at 4:54 pm

Barack is neither the Christ, nor the anti-Christ.

However, he will be acting like a lower god, when, if elected, he brings back the draft. Then, his current supporters will be calling him the Devil.

Fun to watch!

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