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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

'Yes we can' - well, actually, no.



"Yes we can, yes we can. Yes we will," chanted Marcy Phillips, from New Jersey, wearing a hand made Barack Obama dress.
Photo by Carrie Cochran.


33 Comments:

at 11:46 AM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Obama the first presidential candidate with groupies? Or only the first I've noticed?

 
at 11:54 AM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know the enquirer has exceptionally low journalistic standards (as evidenced by some of the snarky headlines and colloquial expressions found in its articles), but this is a new low. Go ahead and slam a candidate, that is your job, but how dare you call out a simple enthusiastic supporter of a candidate. For shame, enquirer, for shame!

 
at 12:46 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am much liking Obama! The views of his on America and on economics are the same as mine! Please be good to "be the change"! I just retired, but I will be happy to help!

-Fidel

 
at 1:02 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obama seems to be the political "crack" that his followers just can't get enough of. It makes no never mind to them that he does not have the proper qualifications to be a good president. It makes no matter that he denies his Muslim roots. It makes no matter that he takes socialist/commuist positions on issues that are completely anti-American in nature. It also makes no difference that he says nothing of substance when he speaks: "change...we need change...hope...we need hope...we can..Blah Blah Blah!" The only good thing you can say about his saying nothing meaningful is that he is not currently lying to the American people, but that does not mean he should be president. Wake up people and put your politcial crack pipe down and stop smoking this nonsense. This election can and probably will make or break our nation's future survival in this world.

 
at 2:07 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just say "no, no, no to [Barack]"

Thanks, Amy Winehouse!

Actually: what's up with all the audience applause in Kabaka Oprahbama's commercials? It's like watching a propaganda film. Are we supposed to support him just because he's got a Teenage Fan Club?

Nuh gunnuh doo it- woudn be pruden at this junture.

 
at 2:19 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

~

Where is the turban ?

Oh, we see: you cut her head off !

The natives are rest-less !


 
at 2:40 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your military plans!

-Osama

 
at 2:47 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Osama Hussein Barrack is the most qualified Muslim to ever run for President.

 
at 2:53 PM, March 05, 2008 Blogger Chanda45227 said...

Why is it that Obama supporters are considered groupies? Why is it so ridicululous to actually BELIEVE in your candidate and actually LIKE your candidate? This country has gotten so use to picking the lesser of two evils that people can not see the revival of the American spirit that is standing right in front of them. The racists and ignorant remarks on these blogs proves to me that AMERICA has a long way to go. I hope Hillary thanked the Republican busters that carried her over the top here in OHIO! This race is far from over. He will win Wyoming, Mississippi, and I predict her negativity will get tired and he will take Pennsylvania as well. She so smuggly stated she would consider a Clinto/Obama ticket on the news this morning, well...she needs to chek the delegate count!!! Obama/Edwards 08!!!

 
at 2:54 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If I ever needed a reason to avoid spending time (and dollars) in Ohio...

 
at 2:55 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

On March 4, 1193, Saladin, the Musilm warrior who opposed the Crusades, died. On March 4, 2008, Obama, the Muslim warrior who maquerades as a Christian and opposed Clinton, died at Ohio's polls. History repeats?

 
at 3:13 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aside from all the denigrating comments toward obama and his supporters I, instead, believe the concrete evidence against his nomination. That is his ability to tell the most dangerous of lies:
a half-truth. Obama has consistently eluded to his voting NO on the "war" in Iraq when in reality he was NOT elected to the U.S. Senate until November, 2004 which was a full 2 years AFTER the vote took place. Obama took office 2 years AFTER we invaded Iraq. We all know Senator Clinton did not read the NIE Report before her vote in October, 2002 and she admitted this. Not to mitigate the guilt associated with this failure but, neither did 93 of the other 100 Senators read the report before voting. This is precisely why telling the truth is such an important attribute for our President. Obama has consistently lied about his involvement in the vote. For this reason America should take a second and third long hard look before bestowing our trust to a liar.

 
at 3:29 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Is Obama the first presidential candidate with groupies"

As oppossed to all of the blue eyed True Believers that followed Bush over the cliff. The fanatical Waffen-SS/Hitler Youth 19-percenters. They will follow their Fuhrer to the end.

 
at 3:30 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Guy leaving the Fidel & Turban quotes is the sad little troll called Useless Idiot. He is such a sad little character, leaving comments here day and night, blogging from his ederly parent's basement where he lives.

This is all he has in life. We pity the sad little man.

 
at 3:54 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

the GOP isn't just gong to lose it is going out of business financially as well as intellectually bankrupt.

 
at 5:34 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

The smear attacks on Barack Obama are patently ridiculous. Only a very ignorant person would believe them.

 
at 6:04 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey OB, let me know how you're buddy's trial goes!

-Capone

 
at 7:56 PM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chanda: stop looking for new friends or a surrogate father figure. You should support a candidate for President on the basis of his or her positions on the issues.

The "American peoples' spirit" will not be "revived" by another trillion dollars in socialist programs; it will be revived when government is once again as small as it can be, doing as little as necessary (and possible, and constitutionally-mandated) and you and I are free to live our lives.

Kabaka Oprahbama is a nascent socialist dictator. Nothing racist or ignorant about that, just an assessment of his platform.

If you want to be taxpaying grist for his welfare state mill then knock yourself out.

 
at 9:16 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous anonymouscoward said...

nice to see the press sought out and found Obama's grandma in Kenya to weigh in on "the lies" being told about her grandson...she's on Drudge today.

 
at 9:58 AM, March 06, 2008 Blogger Chanda45227 said...

Anonymous 7:56pm I take particular offense to you eluding that I am looking for a father figure. I HAVE A FATHER THANK YOU. You were way out of line with tht comment. Like it or not his campaign has awakened something in the American people, you would have to be a fool not to see that. Whether it has provoked you to vote for him, or awaken your fear of a black man named Barack Hussein Obama being president, (as evident by all of the IGNORANT AND UNFOUNDED MUSLIM AND RACIST COMMENTS ON THIS BLOG)people are getting involved. That is not the basis of my support for his nomination. Hillary keeps talking about her experience to run this country...the supposed 35 years. She is what 60...61, so is she saying she has been preparing for the White House since she graduated college?! Exacty what was she doing at 25 that should count toward her necessary experience to be POTUS? NO ONE HAS THE EXPERIENCE TO BE PRESIDENT UNLESS YOU HAVE ALREDY BEEN PRESIDENT! Whether you back McCain..Hillary..or Obama...none of them have ever ran anything other than a Senate office. She is counting on nostalgia from her husband's administration to get her into the White House. Hillary keeps talking about her foreign relatioon experience, yet she won't release the paperwork to back it up. Her judgment has been very suspect, and she has flip flopped and lied just like she accuses Obama and McCain. Her ideas of garnishing wages to force people to have healthcare is ridiculous. She whines and crys about media bias. If she can not handle that, how is she going to handle the pressures facing our next president. George W. has this country in a sh$% load of trouble, and I don't think she has the character, composure, or integrity to get us out. I could continue with my list but I am gainfully employed and I have to get back to work. Support whomever you want, but just like you...I am entiltled to my opinion. You don't have to like it or agree with it, but it is what it is.

And to the anonymous blogger that says he did not vote on the war...OBAMA NEVER SAID HE DID NOT VOTE FOR THE WAR. HE SAID HE DID NOT SUPPORT THE WAR FROM JUMP AND SPOKE OUT AGAINST WHENEVER HE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY.

 
at 10:16 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obombus Hussain Barracks saviour of the Muslims,christians,jews, and all americans.

 
at 1:06 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

~

If the African American community would have turned out, in the past elections, the way they have turned out in this primary then, we would have more Dem's in office and a better AMERICA FOR ALL !

Unfortunately, the AA did not come out for the party, but, will come out for an AA candidate !

Additionally, the NAACP will raise money and earmark it for AA candidates only, PERIOD !

Clear signs of racism !

Stay @ home like every other election !

Don't expect the loyal Dem's to support the AA current chosen, entitlement mentality, candidate !

Not going to go there, Not going to placate, It just wouldn't be prudent !

It is about time that AA show some activism, but, for us it is too little, too LATE !

Seems, the AA can GOTV when it appears self-serving !

Lessons to be learned, Politics 101 !

PHONY, PATHETIC, KING Imitator !

 
at 1:38 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Barack Hussein Obama is a smooth-talking nobody with an empty resume, the most liberal voting record in the US Senate and ties to some of the shadiest characters you can imagine. He is pro-abortion, pro-euthanasia, pro-gun control, a leftist coward on the war against the thugs and murderers of Islamic Fascism who advocates bringing an end to the war by retreating and surrendering instead of winning, pro-illegal immigration, pro-homosexual "marriage" euphemistically called "civil unions," pro-BIG government and pro-high taxes in a "soak the rich" approach guaranteed to sink the US economy. He's dangerous. He must be defeated at all costs. And he will be. Watch the Clintons exercise their mastery of the dirtiest political tricks as they literally steal the nomination from Obama who won't know what hit him. The Democrats know it isn't wise to cross the Clintons. Ask Vince Foster, Web Hubbell, Ron Brown and a legion of bimbos who dallied too long with Der Schlickmeister, sometimes against their will. The Democrat national convention will be a riot to watch on C-Span, literally.

 
at 1:57 PM, March 06, 2008 OpenID TheTruthSpeaketh said...

Hillary is SUNK. She cant win even if she wins:

Hillary's New Math Problem

Newsweek explains it pretty well...

 
at 2:18 PM, March 06, 2008 Blogger Hope Lives!! said...

THIS IS WHAT IDIOTS LIKE ANONYMOUS 1:06 DON'T REALIZE...AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE A MINORITY OF THE MINORITIES IN THIS COUNTRY. THERE ARE MORE LATINOS IN THIS COUNTRY THAN AFRICAN AMERICANS. OBAMA IS NOT WINNING STRICTLY BECASUE OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN VOTE. I TAKE YOUR REMARKS PERSONALLY, BECAUSE I ALWAYS WORK ON CAMPAIGNS!!! WHETHER THE CANDIDATE IS BLACK OR WHITE HAS NOTHIGN TO DO WITH IT. THE FACT TAHT YOU CAN SPEW SUCH VENOM AND HATE IS A SIGN OF THE SIMPLE MINDED, UNEDUCTED, MENTATLITY THAT IS HOLDING THIS COUNTRY BACK!!! I BET YOU DID NOT EVEN VOTE. I AM SURE THERE ARE AA WHO VOTE FOR BARACK BECAUSE HE IS BLACK, JUST LIKE THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO DO NOT VOTE FOR HIM BECAUSE HE IS BLACK. HOW MANY AA LIVE IN IOWA AND VERMONT! GET REAL! I HOPE TO GOD THIS BLOG IS NOT A TRUE REPRESENTATION OF THE RACIAL VIEWS OF THIS CITY!!!!!

 
at 4:22 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"...THE FACT TAHT YOU CAN SPEW SUCH VENOM AND HATE IS A SIGN OF THE SIMPLE MINDED, UNEDUCTED, MENTATLITY THAT IS HOLDING THIS COUNTRY BACK!!!..."

Does TAHT = that ?

Does UNEDUCTED = uneducated ?

Does MENTATLITY = mentality ?

One volunteer does not represent the community at large !

However, we would have to agree some are definitely lacking an ed-ju-ma-cake-son !

PATHETIC 'family values'

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 5:22 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

4:22 Grow up and stop making sweeping judgments against an entire race of people. Blacks are divided on Obmama as well. He has a very diverse supporter base. If you truly mean the HAD ENOUGH...VOTE DEMOCRAT, then isn't Obama a democrat? So whats your REAL problem with him? I am an independent, and I think all three of them (Obama, Clinton, and McCain) are the sorriest selection we have had in a while. But I would take Obama before McCain, and I would take ANYBODY before Clinton.

 
at 6:47 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

.
"...So whats your REAL problem with him?..."

Phony !

Trying to make himself something he is not, PERIOD !

If he is the nominee than Mc CoCain gets our vote !

We are PATRIOTS first and Voters second !


 
at 7:50 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ohio:

Drew Carey.

Sausage Queens.

You must be so proud!

 
at 10:06 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you picture the classLESS Michele Obama as first lady ?

 
at 9:18 AM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Michelle is beautiful

 
at 11:22 AM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't wait for you to be president of the Great Satan, Hussein!

- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

 
at 9:33 PM, March 08, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

5:22, agree! >> This a sorry 3some to chose from.
I'll probably hold my nose & vote McCain - only to prevent a repeat of one-party rule, ala W's first term & a half.

 
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