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New Poll: McCain/Palin Will Win 50 States!–Obama/Biden Will Win 57 States?

Posted on September 9, 2008. Filed under: Blogroll, Climate, Comedy, Economics, Immigration, Life, Links, People, Politics, Rants, Raves, Religion, Resources, Reviews, Taxes, Video, War | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A new secret poll shows that if trends continue, the Republican ticket of McCain/Palin will beat the late President Ronald Reagan’s win in 1984 and carry all 50 states!

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:ElectoralCollege1984.svg

Compare this with the 2004 Presidential Election map:

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Obama would need to win at least one other state to win in 2008.

The Republican Party has a very good chance right now of picking up Pennsylvania and Michigan in addition to those carried by Bush in 2004.

The Democratic Obama/Biden ticket will according to Senator Barack Obama carry 57 states.

Obama Claims He’s Visited 57 States

When Senator Joe Biden pointed out to Barack that there was only 50 states, Barack, the Harvard University law school graduate said, “Joe there are 57 states, trust me on this!”
 

I guess Barack thinks that ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio, and the New York Times would have corrected him by now on this if he were wrong.

 

Joe gave Barack this map to show him there were 50 states in The United States of America:

“The United States is a federal union of fifty states. The original thirteen states were the successors of the thirteen colonies that rebelled against British rule. Most of the rest have been carved from territory obtained through war or purchase by the U.S. government. The exceptions are Vermont, Texas, and Hawaii; each was an independent republic before joining the union. Early in the country’s history, three states were created out of the territory of existing ones: Kentucky from Virginia; Tennessee from North Carolina; and Maine from Massachusetts. West Virginia broke away from Virginia during the American Civil War. The most recent state—Hawaii—achieved statehood on August 21, 1959. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the states do not have the right to secede from the union.

The states compose the vast bulk of the U.S. land mass; the only other areas considered integral parts of the country are the District of Columbia, the federal district where the capital, Washington, is located; and Palmyra Atoll, an uninhabited but incorporated territory in the Pacific Ocean. The United States possesses five major territories with indigenous populations: Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean; and American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific. Those born in the territories (except for American Samoa) possess U.S. citizenship. …”

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States 

 Barack said, “Joe, did you not get the word, there are 57 states in the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)”.

BARACK OBAMA 57 STATES OF ISLAM MUSLIM OIC FREUDIAN SLIP?

“Besides Joe, Minister Farrakhan said I was The Messiah!”

Farrakhan calls Barack Obama the Messiah

 

 

Barack gave Joe this list:

List of Organisation of the Islamic Conference member states by population

This is a list of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) countries sorted by their estimated population. It is sourced from the global list of countries by population page, as of July 2008.

Rank  ↓ Country  ↓ Population  ↓
1 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 231,627,000
2 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 163,707,000
3 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 158,665,000
4 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 148,093,000
5 Flag of Egypt Egypt 75,498,000
6 Flag of Turkey Turkey 70,586,256
7 Flag of Iran Iran 70,495,782
8 Flag of Sudan Sudan 38,560,000
9 Flag of Algeria Algeria 33,858,000
10 Flag of Morocco Morocco 31,224,000
11 Flag of Uganda Uganda 30,884,000
12 Flag of Iraq Iraq 28,993,000
13 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 27,372,000
14 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 27,170,000
15 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 27,145,000
16 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 24,735,000
17 Flag of Yemen Yemen 22,389,000
18 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 21,397,000
19 Flag of Syria Syria 19,929,000
20 Flag of Côte d'Ivoire Côte d’Ivoire 19,262,000
21 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 18,549,000
22 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 15,422,000
23 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 14,784,000
24 Flag of Niger Niger 14,226,000
25 Flag of Senegal Senegal 12,379,000
26 Flag of Mali Mali 12,337,000
27 Flag of Chad Chad 10,781,000
28 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 10,327,000
29 Flag of Guinea Guinea 9,370,000
30 Flag of Benin Benin 9,033,000
31 Flag of Somalia Somalia 8,699,000
32 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 8,467,000
33 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 6,736,000
34 Flag of Togo Togo 6,585,000
35 Flag of Libya Libya 6,160,000
36 Flag of Jordan Jordan 5,924,000
37 Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 5,866,000
38 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 5,317,000
39 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 4,965,000
40 Flag of the United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 4,380,000
41 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 4,099,000
42 Palestinian flag Palestinian Authority 4,017,000
43 Flag of Albania Albania 3,190,000
44 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 3,124,000
45 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 2,851,000
46 Flag of Oman Oman 2,595,000
47 Flag of The Gambia Gambia 1,709,000
48 Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1,695,000
49 Flag of Gabon Gabon 1,331,000
50 Flag of Qatar Qatar 841,000
51 Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 833,000
52 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 760,168
53 Flag of Guyana Guyana 738,000
54 Flag of the Comoros Comoros 682,000
55 Flag of Suriname Suriname 458,000
56 Flag of Brunei Brunei 390,000
57 Flag of the Maldives Maldives 306,000
  Total  1,468,119,824

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_OIC_countries_by_population

 Barack added, “Joe, check out their web site:

Organisation of The Islamic Conference

http://www.oic-oci.org/oicnew/

“…The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voice of the Muslim world and ensuring to safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony among various people of the world. The Organization was established upon a decision of the historical summit which took place in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco on 12th Rajab 1389 Hijra (25 September 1969) as a result of criminal arson of Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem.

In 1970 the first ever meeting of Islamic Conference of Foreign Minister (ICFM) was held in Jeddah which decided to establish a permanent secretariat in Jeddah headed by the organization’s secretary general. Prof Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu is the 9th Secretary General who assumed the office in January 2005 after being elected by the 31st ICFM.

The present Charter of the Organization was adopted by the Eleventh Islamic Summit held in Dakar on 13-14 March 2008 which laid down the objectives and principles of the organization and fundamental purposes to strengthen the solidarity and cooperation among the Member States. Over the last 38 years, the membership has grown from its founding members of 30 to 57 states. The Organization has the singular honor to galvanize the Ummah into a unified body and have actively represented the Muslims by espousing all causes close to the hearts of over 1.5 billion Muslims of the world. The Organization has consultative and cooperative relations with the UN and other inter-governmental organizations to protect the vital interests of the Muslims and to work for the settlement of conflicts and disputes involving Member States. In safeguarding the true values of Islam and the Muslims, the organization has taken various steps to remove misperceptions and have strongly advocated elimination of discrimination against the Muslims in all forms and manifestations. …”

http://www.oic-oci.org/oicnew/page_detail.asp?p_id=52

Joe said “Barack, these 57 states do not count!”

Barack replied, ” you are wrong Joe, their votes count where it really matters in the United Nations!”

Joe said,” I see your point .”

“Yes Joe, that is why I am on the top of the ticket and you are not; I am the Messiah!” shouted Barack.

Barack calmly explained to Joe that he plans to appeal the United States election results of McCain/Palin winning all 50 states to the United Nations, where the fix is in–just like Chicago.

Barack said, “The Republicans are not going to steal this election like Bush did in 2000 in Florida!”

Joe replied, “We are going to roll them.”

Barack said, “That is the Chicago way–remember the movie–The Untouchables.”

Joe replied, “You know Barack that I’ll never gonna give you up?”

Barack said, “I know you won’t Joe, if you want to keep your head and all that hair!”

Barack added, “My religious mentors Reverend Wright and Supreme Minister of the Nation of Islam Farrakan have guaranteed that I will win. The Messiah always wins Joe. The fix is in. Yes we can!”

  

Obama: “My Muslim Faith”


 

Never Gonna Give You Up

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI

 

Background Articles and Videos

 

 Michelle Malkin on the Obama/Muslim smears

 

Poll time: Are you pumped?

By Michelle Malkin

 

“… know a large number of michellemalkin.com readers have shared my deep-seated reservations about John McCain. Those reservations — especially regarding border security, the environment, campaign finance, and his Soros flirtations — remain. And you know I will not hesitate to pound on them. But the Palin VP choice appears to be a huge step forward for movement conservatism. She is the real deal.

Today’s poll question: Are you on board with McCain/Palin? …”

http://michellemalkin.com/2008/08/29/poll-time-are-you-pumped/

 

Barack Obama: Gaffe machine

By Michelle Malkin

“…But what about Barack Obama? The guy’s a perpetual gaffe machine. Let us count the ways, large and small, that his tongue has betrayed him throughout the campaign:

* Last May, he claimed that Kansas tornadoes killed a whopping 10,000 people: “In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died — an entire town destroyed.” The actual death toll: 12.

*Earlier this month in Oregon, he redrew the map of the United States: “Over the last 15 months, we’ve traveled to every corner of the United States. I’ve now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.”

*Last week, in front of a roaring Sioux Falls, South Dakota audience, Obama exulted: “Thank you Sioux City…I said it wrong. I’ve been in Iowa for too long. I’m sorry.” …”

http://michellemalkin.com/2008/05/21/barack-obama-gaffe-machine/

 

Louis Farrakhan

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Louis Farrakhan (born Louis Eugene Walcott, May 11, 1933), is the Supreme Minister of the Nation of Islam (NOI) as the National Representative of Elijah Muhammad. He is also well-known as an advocate for African American interests and a critic of American society. Farrakhan currently resides in Kenwood, an affluent neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, and part time at a Nation of Islam farm in New Buffalo, Michigan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Farrakhan

 

Jeremiah Wright, Jr.

“Jeremiah Alvesta Wright, Jr. (born September 22, 1941) is the former Senior Pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ (TUCC), a megachurch in Chicago with around 10,000 members.[1] In early 2008, Wright retired after 36 years as the pastor of his congregation and no longer has daily responsibilities at the church.[2][3] Following retirement, Wright’s beliefs and manner of preaching were scrutinized when short segments from his sermons were publicized in connection with presidential campaign of Barack Obama.[4] Obama addressed the issues raised by the Wright controversy in his speech entitled “A More Perfect Union” .[5] To explain more fully his actual positions on these issues, Wright gave a speech before the NAACP on April 27, 2008, in which he stressed that he was not “divisive”, but “descriptive”, and that the black church experience, like black culture, was “different” but not “deficient”.[6] …”

 “…Barack Obama, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President, first met Wright and joined his church in the 1980s, while he was working as a community organizer in Chicago before attending Harvard Law School.[24] Wright officiated at the wedding ceremony of Barack and Michelle Obama, as well as their children’s baptism.[5] The title of Obama’s memoir, The Audacity of Hope, was inspired by one of Wright’s sermons.[24][5]

Wright was scheduled to give the public invocation before Obama’s presidential announcement, but Obama withdrew the invitation the night before the event.[25] Wright wrote a rebuttal letter to the editor disputing the characterization of the account as reported in an article in The New York Times.[26]

In 2007 Wright was appointed to Barack Obama’s African American Religious Leadership Committee, a group of over 170 national black religious leaders who supported Obama’s bid for the Democratic nomination;[27] however, it was announced in March 2008 that Wright was no longer serving as a member of this group.[28]…” 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremiah_Wright

 

The Chicago Way

The Untouchables – Baseball

 

 

Rickrolling

Rickrolling is an Internet meme involving the music video for the 1987 Rick Astley song “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The meme is a bait and switch: a person provides a Web link they claim is relevant to the topic at hand, but the link actually takes the user to the Astley video. The URL can be masked or obfuscated in some manner so that the user cannot determine the true source of the link without clicking (and thus satisfying their curiosity). When a person clicks on the link given and is led to the web page he/she is said to have been “Rickrolled”. By extension, it can also mean playing the song loudly in public in order to be disruptive.[1]

Most believe the practice began as a variant of an earlier prank originating from the imageboard 4chan called duckrolling,[2] in which a link to somewhere (such as a specific picture or news item) would instead lead to a thread or site containing a photoshopped picture of a duck with wheels. The user at that point, is said to have been “Duckrolled”. The first instance of Rickroll occurred on the site’s video game board, where a link to the Rick Astley video was claimed to be a mirror of the first trailer for Grand Theft Auto IV (which was unavailable due to heavy traffic).[3] The joke was confined to 4chan for a very brief period.

By May 2008,[4] the practice had spread beyond 4chan and become an Internet phenomenon, eventually amassing some coverage in the mainstream media.[5][6][1] An April 2008 poll by SurveyUSA estimated that at least 18 million American adults have been Rickrolled.[7]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rickroll

 

McCain Surges In National Polls

“…There are five new national polls out in the last 24 hours, and four of them show Sen. John McCain opening a lead over Sen. Barack Obama, while the fifth shows the race tied.

McCain Up 2 In ABC/WPost Poll An ABC News /Washington Post poll of 1,133 adults, including 961 registered voters, taken September 5-7 shows Obama leading McCain 47%-46% among registered voters but McCain topping Obama 49%-47% among likely voters. In a similar survey completed August 22, just before the start of the conventions, Obama led 49%-43% among registered voters and 49%-45% among likely voters.

McCain Up 2 In CBS Poll A CBS News poll of 655 registered voters taken September 5-7 shows McCain leading Obama 46%-44%. The same group, interviewed prior to the start of the conventions, had Obama leading McCain 45%-42%.

McCain Up 5 In Gallup Tracker The Gallup daily presidential tracking poll of 2,733 registered voters taken September 5-7 shows McCain leading Obama 49%-44%.

McCain Up 1 In Rasmussen Tracker The Rasmussen Reports automated daily presidential tracking poll for September 8 shows McCain leading Obama 47%-46%, and 48%-47% including leaners.

Race Tied In CNN Poll A CNN /Opinion Research poll of 942 registered voters taken September 5-7 shows Obama and McCain tied at 48% apiece. With third party candidates included, McCain and Obama are tied at 45%, with Nader pulling 3%, Barr taking 3% and McKinney with 1%. …”

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/politics/bulletin/bulletin_080909.htm

 

The Rasmussen Reports

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

“The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows the race for the White House is tied once again. John McCain and Barack Obama now each attract 46% of the vote. When “leaners” are included, it’s McCain 48% and Obama 48%.

One week ago today, Obama’s bounce peaked with the Democrat enjoying a six-percentage point advantage (see recent daily results). Now, for the first time in Election 2008, Rasmussen Markets data shows the race to be a toss-up. …”

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/election_20082/2008_presidential_election/daily_presidential_tracking_poll

LOL

Barack Obama says there are 57 states…

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Obama Changes Religion Again!–Marxist–Christian–Moslem–Socialist!

Posted on September 9, 2008. Filed under: Blogroll, Economics, Links, People, Politics, Quotations, Rants, Raves, Religion, Resources, Taxes, Video, War |

Barack Obama is actually a socialist that changes churches and religions as the need arises.

He picked a church lead by Reverend Wright that practiced black liberation theology–marxist socialism–for the simple reason it agreed with his political philosophy and would help him get support and votes in Chicago.

When Reverend Wright’s words became inconvenient, he just changed churches.

Religion is simply a means to an end–political power.

Barack Obama is the candidate of change, changing his story all the time to placate the audience he is speaking before.

Obama is the masked marxist messiah of socialism–sometimes the mask slips:

 

Obama Blooper!! OMG!!!

 

Barack Obama v Jesus: Abortion, Gay Rights & Jeremiah Wright!

 

Barack Obama’s Black Liberation Theology

 

Hannity on Obama & Wright’s Controversial Black Liberation 

 

Obama The Racialist Socialist

 
 

Glenn Beck – The Obama Socialist Agenda

 

A Conversation with James Cone 

 

Farrakhan calls Barack Obama the Messiah

 

 

Background Articles and Videos

 

Say Goodbye to the Glowbama Mystique
From behind the mask of moral salvation peeks self-serving racial rationalization.By Michelle Malkin

“…For two decades, Obama tethered himself to a fire-breathing pastor peddling bitter Marxist “black liberation theology” in the name of God. Behind the “audacity of hope” was a grievance-mongering preacher animated by the voracity of hate. And understand this: The Reverend Jeremiah Wright and Barack Obama were not merely passing “associates.” They were mentor and mentee, guru, and student, with fates and fortunes intertwined.

For two decades, while using the church to build his Chicago power base and credibility in the black community, Obama turned a deaf ear to Wright’s AIDS conspiracy theories, class-warfare rants, anti-Israel and anti-white raves, and “God damn America” diatribes. These weren’t occasional outbursts. They were the bread and butter of the Trinity United Church of Christ. Now, Obama blames “talk show hosts and conservative commentators” for exposing Wright’s race-based rancor. Audacity, indeed.

On Friday, Obama attempted to minimize the extent to which he had been exposed to Wright’s poisonous politicking from the pulpit. “None of these statements were ones that I had heard myself personally in the pews,” he told Major Garrett of Fox News. “The other statements were ones that I just heard about while we were — when they started being run on FOX and some of the other stations. And so they weren’t things that I was familiar with.” …”

http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=Y2NjOTA1YzIxNTIxYWFmNTVkOGE0ZDVhMDNlYzg4ODc=

Barack Obama Running on his Religion

By Thomas Lifson

“…Barack Obama was not raised as practicing Christian, and in the pamphlet, he draws on a speech he gave last June, in which he identifies Pastor Jeremiah Wright, Jr. as the man who “introduced” him to Jesus Christ. Barack Obama in the past has openly spoken of his respect and attachment to Pastor Wright, getting married by him in his church and calling him his “spiritual mentor” offering many other signs of respect.


In his writings and sermons, Pastor Wright has left a trail of evidence that paint a picture of a radical activist, a man practicing a version of liberation theology, in which Jesus is not seen simply as a redeemer, but as a liberator of the oppressed. The portrait painted in Wright’s own words by John Perazzo at Front Page Magazine depicts a deeply radical man, convinced that racism is endemic in America,

“Racism is how this country was founded and how this country is still run!… We [Americans] believe in white supremacy and black inferiority and believe it more than we believe in God.”

His views on capitalism are, if anything, even less benign:

“Capitalism as made manifest in the ‘New World,'” says Wright, “depended upon slave labor (by African slaves), and it is only maintained by keeping the ‘Two-Thirds World’ under oppression.” 

http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/02/barack_obama_running_on_his_re.html

 

 

Black Liberation Theology

“James Cone published the seminal work that systemized black liberation theology, Black Theology and Black Power in 1969. In the book, Cone asserted that not only was black power not alien to the Gospel, it was, in fact, the Gospel message for all of 20th century America.[1][2]

This theology maintains that African Americans must be liberated from multiple forms of bondage — social, political, economic and religious. In this new formulation, Christian theology is a theology of liberation — “a rational study of the being of God in the world in light of the existential situation of an oppressed community, relating the forces of liberation to the essence of the gospel, which is Jesus Christ,” writes Cone. Black consciousness and the black experience of oppression orient black liberation theology — i.e., one of victimization from white oppression.Liberation by NPR This liberation involves empowerment and seeks the right of self-definition, self-affirmation and self-determination. Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago is the one church frequently cited by press accounts, and by Cone as the best example of a church formally founded on the vision of Black liberation of theology.[3] This theology has recently become a matter of national debate as intense condemnation of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, the most visible exponent of the theology[4], by the U.S. mainstream media forced Senator Barack Obama to distance himself from his former pastor.[5] …”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_liberation_theology

Saul Alinksy

Saul David Alinsky (January 30, 1909, Chicago, Illinois – June 12, 1972, Carmel, California) is generally considered the father of community organizing.

In the 1930s, Alinsky organized the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago (made famous by Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle on the allegedly horrific working conditions in the Union Stock Yards). He went on to found the Industrial Areas Foundation while organizing the Woodlawn neighborhood, which trained organizers and assisted in the founding of community organizations around the country. In Rules for Radicals (his final work, published one year before his death), he addressed the 1960s generation of radicals, outlining his views on organizing for mass power. The documentary, “The Democratic Promise: Saul Alinsky and His Legacy,”[1] claims that “Alinsky championed new ways to organize the poor and powerless that created a backyard revolution in cities across America.”

In his Rules for Radicals, Alinsky outlines his strategy in organizing, writing,

“There’s another reason for working inside the system. Dostoevsky said that taking a new step is what people fear most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution. To bring on this reformation requires that the organizer work inside the system, among not only the middle class but the 40 per cent of American families – more than seventy million people – whose income range from $5,000 to $10,000 a year [in 1971]. They cannot be dismissed by labeling them blue collar or hard hat. They will not continue to be relatively passive and slightly challenging. If we fail to communicate with them, if we don’t encourage them to form alliances with us, they will move to the right. Maybe they will anyway, but let’s not let it happen by default..”[2]

Alinsky is often credited with laying the foundation for the grassroots political organizing that dominated the 1960s.[3] Later in his life he encouraged stockholders in public corporations to lend their votes to “proxies”, who would vote at annual stockholders meetings in favor of social justice. While his grassroots style took hold in American activism, his call to stock holders to share their power with disenfranchised working poor only began to take hold in U.S. progressive circles in the 1990s, when shareholder actions were organized against American corporations.

Alinsky was a critic of a passive and ineffective mainstream liberalism. In Rules for Radicals, he argued that the most effective means are whatever will achieve the desired ends, and that an intermediate end for radicals should be democracy because of its relative ease to work within to achieve other ends of social justice. In 1969, he was awarded the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award.

Saul Alinsky shows his dark, mischievous sense of humor in his dedication to his own book, Rules for Radicals: “Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins — or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom — Lucifer.”[4] …”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_Alinsky 

Obama’s Alinsky Jujitsu

By Kyle-Anne Shiver

“…Alinsky considered himself a realist above all, the ultimate pragmatist.  As a confirmed atheist, Alinsky believed that the here and now is all there is, and therefore had no qualms about assorted versions of morality in the pursuit of worldly power.  He didn’t coddle his radical acolytes or encourage their bourgeois distinctions between good and evil when it came to transferring power from the Haves to the Have Nots.  Alinsky saw the already formed church communities as being the perfect springboards for agitation and creating bonds for demanding goods and services.

When Obama first undertook his agitating work in Chicago’s South Side poor neighborhoods, he was un-churched.  Yet his office was in a Church and most of the folks he needed to agitate and organize were Church people — pastors and congregants — who took their churches and their church-going very seriously.  So, this became a problem for the young agnostic, who had been exposed to very little religion in his life.  Again and again, he was asked by pastors and church ladies, “Where do you go to Church, young man?”  It was a question he dodged for a while, but finally he relented and joined a church.

Not just any church, but a huge black nationalist church with a pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who unabashedly preaches a “black” gospel.  Rolling Stone Magazine ran with a story on Obama and his church, entitled, “Destiny’s Child,” which included this excerpt from one of Rev. Wright’s sermons:  …”

http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/01/obamas_alinsky_jujitsu.html

 

Obama, Black Liberation Theology, and Karl Marx Part 1

By Kyle-Anne Shiver

“…Having been a practicing Christian for more than 40 years now, and a practicing Catholic for 26 of those years, I have visited perhaps 100 various Christian bookstores, both Protestant and Catholic.  In all of those places, one thing tied together the books for sale:  Christianity.

Not so in Obama’s church bookstore.
I spent more than an hour perusing available books, and found as many claiming to represent Muslim thought as those representing Christian thought.  Black Muslim thought, to be specific. 
And the books claiming to support Christianity were surprisingly of a more political than religious nature.  The books by James H. Cone, Wright’s own mentor, were prominent and numerous.
Now that I have read a number of the books that presumably Wright’s congregants (including Barack Obama) have also read, I can only conclude that the thing tying these volumes together is not Christianity, nor any real religion, but the political philosophy of Karl Marx. 
“Freeman and slave, patrician and plebeian, lord and serf, guild-master and journeyman, in a word, oppressor and oppressed, stood in constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight, a fight that each time ended, either in a revolutionary reconstitution of society at large, or in the common ruin of the contending classes.”  (emphasis mine)
  –
Marx and Engels; The Communist Manifesto; 1848
If Marxism can be summed up in only a couple of phrases, now familiar to nearly every modern person, they would be “class struggle” and “oppressed vs. oppressors.”
James H. Cone, the unquestioned modern-day mentor of all the black power preachers, claims to have created a new theology, uniting the Muslim black power tenets of Malcolm X and the Christian foundations of Martin Luther King, Jr.
All he has really done, in my opinion, is take original liberation theology from Latin America, developed in the early 1960s by Catholic priests, and painted it black. …” 

http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/05/obama_black_liberation_theolog.html

 

Obama, Black Liberation Theology, and Karl Marx Part 2

By Kyle-Anne Shiver

Religion and revolutionaries

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people.
  – Karl Marx

We need to take faith seriously not simply to block the religious right but to engage all persons of faith in the larger project of American renewal.
  – Barack Obama; The Audacity of Hope; p. 216

Karl Marx seemed to regard religion as one of the toughest roadblocks to mounting and sustaining a proper revolution by the proletariat.  That the masses would continue to stubbornly cling to their religions, placing their hope in God rather than man, was evidently one of the more prickly thorns in ole Karl’s side.

Both Lenin and Stalin concurred with Marx, and one of the most stringent and murderous thrusts of Soviet Communism was its campaign against religion, especially Judaism and Christianity.  Mao and other eastern communists went this route as well, and never pretended to have any faith whatsoever in anyone or anything but the material world. 

But Barack Obama, the student of Saul Alinksy, sees the necessity of reeling in those of faith, and making them part of the class struggle, while avoiding the harsher approach of demanding that the people give up their faith as a consequence of their commitment to revolutionary change.  Americans have proven much more stubborn in the religious realm than the Europeans, who fell hook, line and sinker for Marx, Lenin and Stalin.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/06/obama_black_liberation_theolog_1.html 

 

 

 

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