What Moammar Khadafy said about Obama, ‘a Muslim. . . All the people in the Arab and Islamic world and in Africa applauded this man’

What Moammar Khadafy said about Obama, ‘a Muslim
. . . All the people in the Arab and Islamic world and in Africa applauded this man’

Steve Gilbert at Sweetness-Light.com yesterday sent out a story: “Moammar Khadafy says Barack Obama is a Muslim,” and there’s video of this. I can’t listen to video on computers because I can’t hear it, but fortunately there’s a transcript here. These are excerpts of a public address delivered by Libyan strongman Moammar Khadafy, marking the anniversary of the US air raid on Libya. This is from June 11th of this year.”It has been proven that there is no democracy in [the US]. Rather, it is a dictatorship no different than the dictatorships of Hitler, Napoleon, Mussolini, Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, and the rest of the tyrants. In the days of crazy Reagan, the American president issued a presidential order to launch a war against Libya, for example, a presidential order to besiege Libya, a presidential order to boycott Libya, and so on. Is this a democracy or a dictatorship? … There are elections in America now.” This is Khadafy, still speaking. “Along came a black citizen of Kenyan African origins, a Muslim, who had studied in an Islamic school in Indonesia. His name is Obama. All the people in the Arab and Islamic world and in Africa applauded this man.

“They welcomed him and prayed for him and for his success, and they may have even been involved in legitimate contribution campaigns to enable him to win the American presidency. But we were taken by surprise when our African Kenyan brother, who is an American national, made statements that shocked all his supporters in the Arab world, in Africa, and in the Islamic world. We hope that this is merely an elections ‘clearance sale,’ as they say in Egypt — in other words, merely an elections lie. As you know, this is the farce of elections — a person lies and lies to people, just so that they will vote for him, and afterwards, when they say to him: ‘You promised this and that,’ he says: ‘No, this was just elections propaganda.’

“This is the farce of democracy for you. He says: ‘This was propaganda, and you thought I was being serious. I was fooling you to get your votes’ Allah willing, it will turn out that this was merely elections propaganda. Obama said he would turn Jerusalem into the eternal capital of the Israelis. This indicates that our brother Obama is ignorant of international politics, and is not familiar with the Middle East conflict.” I am suppressing an allergy-related sneeze, ladies and gentlemen. So Obama now has Moammar Khadafy out there saying, “Yeah, he’s a Muslim, a black brother with origins of Kenya and so forth, lying about Jerusalem.” . . .

Biden: Hillary a Better Pick Than Me

Biden: Hillary a Better Pick Than Me

September 10, 2008 5:17 PM

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Natalie Gewargis

–>ABC News’ Matthew Jaffe Reports: Barack Obama’s vice-presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Wednesday said that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, might have been a better pick for the position than him.

At a rally in Nashua, New Hampshire, a man in the audience told Biden how glad he was that Obama picked him over Hillary “not because she’s a woman, but because look at the things she did in the past.”

“Make no mistake about this,” Biden responded. “Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Let’s get that straight. She’s a truly close personal friend, she is qualified to be president of the United States of America, she’s easily qualified to be vice president of the United States of America and quite frankly it might have been a better pick than me. But she’s first rate, I mean that sincerely, she’s first rate, so let’s get that straight.”

Spokesman Ben Porritt  offered this response from the McCain camp: “Barack Obama’s most important decision of this election and Biden – the candidate he selects – suggests himself that he wasn’t the right man for the job and that Hillary Clinton would have been a better choice. Biden certainly has a credible viewpoint on this.”

DEMS WORRY OBAMA MAY BE BLOWING IT…

Obama And Biden Voted For “Bridge To Nowhere”

Foreign Columnist Bemoans Imminent Obama Demise

Foreign Columnist Bemoans Imminent Obama

Demise

Rick Moran
If one needed any more convincing that Barack Obama is not the man to lead America, this Jonathan Freedman article in the left wing Guardian will do the trick.

It seems that Mr. Freedman is depressed because the rest of the world is about to be denied their champion: Barack Obama:

But what of the rest of the world? This is the reaction I fear most. For Obama has stirred an excitement around the globe unmatched by any American politician in living memory. Polling in Germany, France, Britain and Russia shows that Obama would win by whopping majorities, with the pattern repeated in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. If November 4 were a global ballot, Obama would win it handsomely. If the free world could choose its leader, it would be Barack Obama.
The crowd of 200,000 that rallied to hear him in Berlin in July did so not only because of his charisma, but also because they know he, like the majority of the world’s population, opposed the Iraq war. McCain supported it, peddling the lie that Saddam was linked to 9/11. Non-Americans sense that Obama will not ride roughshod over the international system but will treat alliances and global institutions seriously: McCain wants to bypass the United Nations in favour of a US-friendly League of Democracies. McCain might talk a good game on climate change, but a repeated floor chant at the Republican convention was “Drill, baby, drill!”, as if the solution to global warming were not a radical rethink of the US’s entire energy system but more offshore oil rigs.
If Americans choose McCain, they will be turning their back on the rest of the world, choosing to show us four more years of the Bush-Cheney finger. And I predict a deeply unpleasant shift.
Make no mistake. Freedland is saying that the reason the rest of the world wants Obama is because he will defer American interests in favor of bowing to the wisdom of “international institutions” (why liberals always use the plural when they mean one institution – the UN – is a mystery). Freedland – and the rest of the world – sense correctly that Obama would subsume American interests and allow the demonstrably anti-Americans at the UN to determine when it is alright for America to act in its own interests.

What Freedland and the rest of the world is tired of is America standing up for itself. Certainly international cooperation is important and McCain has made it more than clear that he wants to work with NATO and other organizations to advance the cause of freedom and support and defend America with the help of our friends.

And McCain is no dummy. He recognizes the importance of our relationship with China and Russia – two nations who we will be at odds with in some international arenas and cooperate in others.

But what McCain evidently won’t do and what Obama promises is that the rest of the world gets a say in what is in America’s vital interest. I have news for Freedland and the rest of you who might agree that this is a good thing; Americans don’t elect presidents to look out for other nation’s vital interests. They elect a president to defend our own. And if you don’t like it, I suggest you come over here, become a citizen, and vote for someone who reflects your views. Do not sit in your comfy chair – a place made comfy by American power and benificience – and try and lecture us about what “the world” needs.

Finally, Freedland warns America that if we don’t elect Obama, the rest of the world will throw a tantrum:

For America to make a decision as grave as this one – while the planet boils and with the US fighting two wars – on the trivial basis that a hockey mom is likable and seems down to earth, would be to convey a lack of seriousness, a fleeing from reality, that does indeed suggest a nation in, to quote Weisberg, “historical decline”. Let’s not forget, McCain’s campaign manager boasts that this election is “not about the issues.”

 

Of course I know that even to mention Obama’s support around the world is to hurt him. Incredibly, that large Berlin crowd damaged Obama at home, branding him the “candidate of Europe” and making him seem less of a patriotic American. But what does that say about today’s America, that the world’s esteem is now unwanted? If Americans reject Obama, they will be sending the clearest possible message to the rest of us – and, make no mistake, we shall hear it.

Ignorance of American politics is no excuse for this liberal. Presidential elections are never about issues. The reason Democrats lose consistently is that they are stupid enough to think so. The vote for president is the most personal civic decision any citizen makes. It is based much more on shared values and the ineffable quality of “comfort” that no one can define but nevertheless plays a big role in how people vote. People see a candidate’s positions on the issues through this prism and make a determination of where they stand accordingly.

It is Obama’s own fault that he is aloof and not as likable as McCain or Palin. It is his own fault that he has flip flopped so much on so many issues that no one trusts him. I suppose Obama can’t help his own far left liberalism but to think that the American people don’t take that into account is absurd. Obama has proven himself his own worst enemy in this campaign and for Freedland and other foreigners to imbue him with some kind of superhuman or out of the ordinary abilities only shows their towering ignorance of who Obama truly is and what he represents.

It is distressing that the world will be disappointed if we elect McCain as president. But it is the rest of the planet that must adapt to the situation and not the other way around. We should not and will not abandon our soveriegnty to please a bunch of elitist lefty twits with no more understanding of America and her politics than a three toed sloth.

And at least the sloth knows when to keep its mouth shut.

Obama knocks press on ‘made-up controversy’

Lipstick jungle: Team McCain responds

Kossified congressman: Obama was a “community organizer like Jesus”

Jesus Christ Was NOT a Community Organizer!

Cohen: Jesus was community organizer

WASHINGTON — Shortly after U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen’s 17-second House floor speech this morning comparing Barack Obama to Jesus, Ben Smith’s blog on the Politico web site had counted 224 responses.

Cohen said that he believed that the political parties have differences “but if you want change, you want the Democratic Party. Barack Obama was a community organizer like Jesus, who our minister prayed about; Pontius Pilate was a governor.”

The minister Cohen referred to had just made the daily prayer.

The Obama-Jesus comparison has been made by several others in the past several days, including former Al Gore campaign manager Donna Brazile and a caller to the Diane Rehm radio show on NPR on Monday.

It is a response to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s comment ridiculing Obama’s early work with displaced workers in Chicago in her speech accepting the vice presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention last week.

“I guess a small town mayor is sort of like a community organizer,” said Palin, the former mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, “except that you have actual responsibilities.”

On the ABC News blog “Political Punch,” national correspondent Jake Tapper wrote, “Prediction: the Democrats will soon put him (Cohen) in a sack and throw him in a basement.”