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Obama wants you to declare your independence.

Over two hundred years ago, a group of patriots wrote a Declaration of Independence to assert their freedom from an oppressive tyrant. Our wonderful country was born. General George Washington would become our first President at 67, followed by 42 men elected by the people to lead the last, best hope for mankind.

But that is not good enough for Barack Obama.

No, he wants you to declare your independence all over again... by donating to his campaign. According to his website, his is the first presidential election truly funded by the people. Here are the screenshots:

I visited Barack Obama's website today to see the new campaign ad. I was greeted with this crap instead. He even has a video to match it:

On the whole, I'd say that this entire decision by the Obama campaign was made for the sole purpose of being able to rub it in John McCain's face. He said himself that he "supports a robust system for the public financing of elections". He just wants to be able to point his finger and use the same old tired smears that Democrats use every election: that Republicans are in the pockets of the wealthy, of lobbyists, of special interest groups, and that it's really the Democrats who work for you.

The smear is nothing new. The tactics are, and I just was in awe of the sheer arrogance of the Obama campaign. It's such an insult to the Declaration of Independence -- the very document that this country was founded upon -- for Barack Obama to even think that he could equate his presidential campaign to it. And it's amazing to me that Obama would be willing to do it for something so pathetic: to spin his way out of breaking campaign pledges.

I especially love the line "the first presidential election truly funded by the people". In that sentence, Barack Obama is smearing every single former President as illegitimate. Amazing. It's as if Obama is actually starting to believe the hype, that he's starting to actually see himself as the Obamamessiah. And I have to wonder, does he really believe that every other President was not funded by the people? Does he really think that? With that sentence, he's painting even our Founding Fathers as swindlers and con-artists who cheated the people to get the Presidency, and himself as the benevolent Savior breaking away from that tradition.

And while he is saying he wants you to declare your independence from a broken system, while he smears our former Presidents, while he insults our Declaration of Independence... he claims to love this country unconditionally. Incredible, isn't it?

God save us if this man actually wins.


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Comments (22)

Well he has already made th... (Below threshold)

Well he has already made the presidential seal his own personal campaign emblem, why not the Declaration of Independence too. I think Obama is all about Obama...I too fear what will come with a President Obama.

"Incredible, isn't it?" Hel... (Below threshold)

"Incredible, isn't it?" Hella incredible! Anyways, thanks for the link, Cassy. I think I'll go make my contribution right now.

Comrade Obama is in your fa... (Below threshold)

Comrade Obama is in your face Marxism. No hiding, no pretense. I doubt many of his teeny bopper followers even know what that means.

Barry has it, you know, the... (Below threshold)

Barry has it, you know, the audacity, in spades. (Sorry for the racism, intentional or consquential, displayed in the previous sentence.) I believe Surfin'Barry O' could get skinheads to drink teh kool-aid. And I want to see Michelle in Daisy Dukes for her white-boy.

I'm going to nuke some popcorn and get a cold Coke, now. This election is saving me a fortune in unbought movie tickets.

Next thing you know he'll b... (Below threshold)

Next thing you know he'll be telling us "work makes you free."

How come you just do... (Below threshold)
dr lava:

How come you just don't say what you are thinking: "They've lynched colored for less than this"

lavaHow come yo... (Below threshold)


How come you just don't say what you are thinking? Anyone who votes against Obama is a racist.

No, Hugh: anyone who makes ... (Below threshold)

No, Hugh: anyone who makes subtly or overtly racist comments while offering unsubstantial criticism of Obama is probably a racist.

OK boyz, now 2 B Men about ... (Below threshold)

OK boyz, now 2 B Men about things you need to be more tolerant of the morally impaired in an indiscriminate manner. When you are generally intolerant of only those that disagree with you, then your prejudice undermines any credibility to your arguments.

And folks have been known to make baiting comments in a prejudiced manner just to draw the ire of those quick to drop the color card. That might make them rude or politically incorrect, but does not make them racist.


Obama States:

Giving me your money makes you free.

You work for your money.

Therefore work makes you free.

Or maybe me free to spread even more pabulum and donkey cakes over the airwaves and media, than if I restrained my campaign to Federal Funding.

And calling him on this makes one what?

Hey Guys...where are the st... (Below threshold)
Gail S:

Hey Guys...where are the statistics on the dollar amount of campaign donations he has received from other countries? I think that his is the first campaign that was funded by enemy regimes. Where are the statistics? Let's ask him.

Best regards,

What a snake oil salesman.<... (Below threshold)

What a snake oil salesman.

Aren't "public funds" for elections just that? Don't we have that option at tax time to contribute "x" amount of dollars to national elections?

I guess people like Oprah just gave him $5 dollars and all her mega-rich supporter's did the same..

And his smug distain for "so called" 527 groups is a friggin' farce. Gee Barry, you gonna denounce Moveon.org now?

What a shallow hypocrite..

No, Hugh: anyone who ... (Below threshold)

No, Hugh: anyone who makes subtly or overtly racist comments while offering unsubstantial criticism of Obama is probably a racist.

No HB:
The very number of qualifying phrases in your comment render it meaningless.

For example:

No, Hugh: anyone who makes subtly or overtly racist comments while offering unsubstantial criticism of Obama is probably a racist.

Wrong. Get used to free and accurate speech.

Next thing you know he'l... (Below threshold)

Next thing you know he'll be telling us "work makes you free."

How about, "when the government tells you to do something... that is something you need to do."

I doubt that anyone of Huss... (Below threshold)

I doubt that anyone of Husssein O's makeup was ever hanged by a racist. First you have to figure out what he is, other than a liar and con man. He's less black than anything else so guess we can't say anything about the sorry whites on welfare, it might offend the white side of him. Political correctness is now out of hand. They call me whitey I'll call them the dreaded 'N' word. That's the grown up thing to do.
The real racist are those who scream racism at every turn, or in other words, the liberals.

Funny since most 527 groups... (Below threshold)
arcman Author Profile Page:

Funny since most 527 groups in the last election were Democrat oriented. He is forgoing public financing because he thinks that he can continue to raise money and be able to outspend McCain. If we elect this man as our president, then I think we are in deep doo-doo and can kiss our butts goodbye.

I declared my independence ... (Below threshold)

I declared my independence when I strode into the voting booth, and pulled the Republican lever for the very first time (Arnie, 2003). After that t'was easy as pie to re-elect Bush in '04 (felt a whole three feet taller that day).

At this point, gotta believe that even Barry doesn't recognise the face staring back at him in the mirror.

Tunnza stories out on the innernut bout the possible damage to Flipper's prez bid. Each re-zeroing the scale to try and predict where the indicator will deflect?

We've got four months to go, I can't but believe it is only going to get worse for Lord Wahfull (in spite of nearly every atomic media engine pegging their rev limiter, in order to get him elected).

I would strongly recommend standing back (even if you employ a scatter shield). Cuz when that baby lets go, and that tranny splodes, and them pistons fly ....

Whoa ^... (Below threshold)

Whoa ^

Why does it seem that Obama... (Below threshold)

Why does it seem that Obama's website has more wackiness then either the DU or Daily Kos?

"the first presidential ... (Below threshold)

"the first presidential election truly funded by the people"

Because you know, the money you paid in taxes never was your money, its the politicians.

The first known Presidentia... (Below threshold)

The first known Presidential campaign to be funded by radical islamo terrorist sypathizing bigots.. And thats just what is clear to see. Who knows what this marxist has in store for us if selected?

By the way, why would this ... (Below threshold)

By the way, why would this idiot need any taxpayer "funds" to run His egomaniacal campaign? Hes already got all the filthy millions He pocketed from His syndicate friends from the middle east and prisons here and there.

Powerline blog has an artic... (Below threshold)
Zelsdorf Ragshaft III:

Powerline blog has an article by a Chicago Prof, who happens to be liberal. He tells the story of who Obama really is. His job as community orgainizer came from Ayers. His early friend Frank (from his book) was a communist. If Obama is elected there could be civil war.






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