If Obama were Republican, the liberal news media, would by now have investigated and found out connections to shady and terrorist connections and it would have been splashed around the world like a tidal wave! However he is an extreme liberal Democrat, so who cares about his background?
He is black, young, an excellent orator! Isn't that enough?
Well, no, it isn't!
Those do not strike me as being qualifications for leader of the free world.
Those who are love with the idea of Obama, are willfully ignorant of his connections to a weatherman terrorist who got off on a technicality but who wishes he had bombed more and who because he is now a liberal qualifies him to teach other "boys and girls" in university to be rebels as well.
Obama has connections or is friends with shady slumlords who instead of helping the very people Obama says he wants to benefit, the poor and oppressed, has hurt them. Is that change?
Many of the buildings built by these questionable characters are ready to be condemned after only a few years or badly in need of repairs or heat which was never turned on.
Is that change?
Yet Mr. Obama helped direct funding and monthly income flow to these slumlords. Is that change?
He supported known fixed elections in the Chicage area. Is that change?
He supported the current mayor of Chicago whose family has been connected with shady hiring and election practises for decades and turned his back on a reformer. Is that change?
He is more liberal than ALL other democrats in the senate. He is not even in favor of keeping babies alive who were still living after an abortion attempt. He is in favor of letting them die. Is that change?
His greatest mentors were all extremely radical liberals like Saul Alinsky, William Ayers, Jeremiah Wright [should be pronounced "w-r-o-n-g"], "father" Michael Pfleger, and David Axelrod among others.
Questionable relationships and donations from, William Ayers, former Weatherman bomber, his friend and pastor for 20 years, Jeremiah Wright, Superior Bank which used improper risk assessment and lost the savings of many depositors, convicted developer felon, Tony Rezko, who sold Obama his home for $300 000 below market value and bought the lot next door, later selling Obama a strip of it, "father" Michael Pfleger, Robert Blackwell Jr., Killerspin, EKI, Stuart Levine who helped steer over $50 million in teacher's retirement money to investment firm which gave him a $250,000 kickback, Alexi Giannoulias, Michael "Jaws" Giorgango, John Stroger and son Todd Stroger accused of questionable hiring practices for Cook County and Mayor Richard M Daley.
1. Stays and listens to black racist preacher Jeremiah Wright [pronounced "W-r-o-n-g"] for 20 years!
2. Has relationships with suspicious characters and noted felons as listed above.
3. Seeks endorsement and receives endorsement of radical New Party,
4. Obama gets elected the first time by getting his competition thrown off the ballot.
5. Friends with developer Tony Rezko, who cannot afford to turn heat on in one of his slums, but can afford to give $1000 to Obama's campaign,
6. Co- sponsors bill to subsidize affordable housing units and direct money to developers while many of the homes have sewage backing up in sinks and a few years later are unlivable,
7. In 1998, writes to state and city officials to give $14.6 million for low-income housing project outside his Senate district with later problems as outlined previously,
8. Skips votes on key issues or votes "present" rather than commit himself to a point of view,
9. Accepts money from "father" Michael Phleger and later announces large state grants for his "ministry",
10. Retained as lawyer by EKI and Killerspin tournament, owned by Robert Blackwell Jr.,
11. Votes that babies born alive after attempted abortions should be left to die because of "women's right to choose",
12. Writes to Illinois officials requesting funds for Killerspin ping pong tournament, owned by Robert Blackwell Jr.,
13. Against war in Iraq, but removes that information from his website in 2003,
14. 2003 votes for more money for "affordable housing" creating demand for 7000 new units which allows private developers to circumvent local ordinances [in other words, they can lower their standards and make them cheap and incorrectly so that they often become unlivable,
15. 2004 continues to move more money to developers of sub-standard "affordable housing,
16. 2005 - decries short school day, but continues to vote in favor of more funds for teachers already making well above the national average. Teachers return favor by donating funds to his campaign.
17. October 2005 Obama votes to fund "Bridge to Nowhere" instead of sending money to rebuild New Orleans,
18. Endorses Alexi Giannoulias for state treasurer, a man with 'mafia' ties,
19. June 2006 - Obama votes against withdrawal from Iraq,
20. Obama criticized by liberal columnist, Eric Zorn, for endorsing Todd Stroger for President of Cook County Board of Commissioners, an organization which hires unqualified people who vote the right way,
21. November 2006 - Obama announces it is time to withdraw from Iraq, reversing his previous vote from 6 months previous,
22. February 2007 - Obama challenges Republican presidential candidates to pledge to take public financing for 2008 general election,
23. June 2008 - Obama opts out of public financing called for by him over a year earlier,
24. September 2007 - Obama votes to preserve funding for bike paths instead of redirecting it to bridge safety.
There is so much more, it is astounding. All of this is documented in the book,
"The Case Against Barack Obama" by David Reddoso, political reporter for National Review Online.
The author points out that Obama has the most "unlikely rise and unexamined agenda" due to being the mainline media's favored candidate.
I bet you didn't hear of any of this stuff from C-N-N or M-S-N-B-C, or any of the other Caps-Caps-C TV stations did you?
We have a right to ask, "Why not?"
Ask NOT what your country can do for you; but ask what YOU can do for YOUR country! - quoted by the "right wing" John F. Kennedy".
If Kennedy were alive he would be a Republican, since the unwritten motto of the Democratic party of today is "please take care of me and my buddies", as presented by Hilary Clinton to rounds of applause from the Democratic National Convention.
One might ask the question, "Whatever happened to taking care of yourself when you become an adult?"
There are obviously some who need our help, but surely not the majority of able adults.
My wife and I just took a photography tour around Colorado and in ALMOST EVERY RESTAURANT there was a NOW HIRING, sign!
Is Obama a reformer? An agent of change? His record speaks of patronage to the good-old-boys clubs of America.
Change? Yes, the change is, if Obama is elected, he will vote as he always has for every tax bill put forward, for radical amounts of money to projects which help no one except his buddies and sponsors.
If you think that is change, then America needs more prayer than many thought!
Long live the Straight-Shooters, John McCain and Sarah Palin, who HAVE voted for reform and REAL CHANGE!