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Douglass K. Daniel of the AP Is Not a Journalist [UPDATE: Sarah Palin Responds]

[UPDATE] Sarah Palin responds to race baiting AP reporter Douglass K. Daniel::

“The Associated Press is wrong,” Palin said. “The comments are about an association that has been known but hasn’t been talked about, and I think it’s fair to talk about where Barack Obama kicked off his political career, in the guy’s living room.”

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Douglass K. Daniel of the Associated Press is not a journalist; he is a venal operative who serves as mindless stenographer of the Obama campaign. Let us read the article he filed today at 10:43 am EST in full, beginning with its slanderous title. A revised version is available at this URL.

I quote paid pamphleteer Douglass K. Daniel with embedded commentary:

Analysis: Palin’s words carry racial tinge

[This is not "analysis;" this is a tendentious misinterpretation of Palin's words. And besides, what is a "racial tinge?" Does everything have a racial tinge? Should we brace ourselves for another Bob Herbert moment? ]

WASHINGTON (AP) – By claiming that Democrat Barack Obama is “palling around with terrorists” and doesn’t see the U.S. like other Americans, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin targeted key goals for a faltering campaign.
And though she may have scored a political hit each time, her attack was unsubstantiated and carried a racially tinged subtext that John McCain himself may come to regret.

[Sarah Palin's discussion of Obama's deep and controversial ties to Bill Ayers is not "unsubstantiated," and it is certainly not an "attack." Indeed, she offers a factual analysis of the available data, data Steve Diamond and others have made available to readers of No Quarter. And nothing about Sarah Palin's words contain a "racially tinged subtext," unless, of course, you are a compromised journalist who must project racism on everything you encounter in order to repress the racist impulses you compulsively disavow in your vain attempt to conceal your racism. I challenge Douglass K. Daniel to cite one sentence Sarah Palin utters that mentions or even alludes to race. Too bad he will fail, as she does not mention Obama's race at all.]

First, Palin’s attack shows that her energetic debate with rival Joe Biden may be just the beginning, not the end, of a sharpened role in the battle to win the presidency.

[Yes, this is just the beginning. Besides, she is a Vice Presidential candidate, and O'Biden, to be sure, has been waging a very negative campaign against John McCain.]

“Our opponent … is someone who sees America, it seems, as being so imperfect, imperfect enough, that he’s palling around with terrorists who would target their own country,” Palin told a group of donors in Englewood, Colo. A deliberate attempt to smear Obama, McCain’s ticket-mate echoed the line at three separate events Saturday.

“This is not a man who sees America like you and I see America,” she said. “We see America as a force of good in this world. We see an America of exceptionalism.”

Her reference to Obama’s relationship with William Ayers, a member of the Vietnam-era Weather Underground, was exaggerated at best if not outright false. No evidence shows they were “pals” or even close when they worked on community boards years ago and Ayers hosted a political event for Obama early in his career.

[I refer Obamabot Douglass K. Daniel again to the work of Steve Diamond and others at No Quarter on Bill Ayers and Barack Obama. And yes, Douglass, friends tend to hold political fundraisers for friends, especially when those friends were engaged in philanthropic projects since 1988. And no, Douglass, a discussion of the facts is not a "smear." Go "fight the smears" at an Obama campaign office and not in the office of the Associated Press.]

Obama, who was a child when the Weathermen were planting bombs, has denounced Ayers’ radical views and actions.

[Thank you for repeating the prevarication Obama uttered during the Philadelphia debate when questioned about his relationship with Ayers by ABC News, Douglass.

Did the Obama campaign send you this statement in a memo you read before typing the article? ]

With her criticism, Palin is taking on the running mate’s traditional role of attacker, said Rich Galen, a Republican strategist.

[Yes, she is, and that is perfectly acceptable.]

“There appears to be a newfound sense of confidence in Sarah Palin as a candidate, given her performance the other night,” Galen said. “I think that they are comfortable enough with her now that she’s got the standing with the electorate to take off after Obama.”

Second, Palin’s incendiary charge draws media and voter attention away from the worsening economy. It also comes after McCain supported a pork-laden Wall Street bailout plan in spite of conservative anger and his own misgivings.

[Nothing about her charge is "incendiary." Incendiary are the acts of Bill Ayers. Incendiary, properly speaking, is bill Ayers. Incendiary is a person who commits arson or a person who incites sedition. And an incendiary agent is usually a bomb. Bill Ayers is the one who incited sedition with his bombs. Read the reports, and learn the English language. And no, this is not a distraction, unless, of course, you are an Obamabot who only views discussions of the economy as tried and true manners whereby voters in states such as Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado, Michigan and Minnesota can be terrorized into voting for candidates who refer to them as bitter and xenophobic. And by the way, Obama also voted for the bill you characterize as a "pork-laden Wall Street bailout." But thank you for reiterating all the claims made in the memo you received from the Obama campaign.]

“It’s a giant changing of the subject,” said Jenny Backus, a Democratic strategist. “The problem is the messenger. If you want to start throwing fire bombs, you don’t send out the fluffy bunny to do it. I think people don’t take Sarah Palin seriously.”

[Thank you for revealing that all Democratic operatives must resort to sexism and misogyny when referring to Sarah Palin, Jenny Backus. Perhaps you are jealous of Sarah. Or perhaps you are just another mindless Obamabot. And by the way, it was Ayers who threw "fire bombs," not Sarah Palin.]

The larger purpose behind Palin’s broadside is to reintroduce the question of Obama’s associations. Millions of voters, many of them open to being swayed to one side or the other, are starting to pay attention to an election a month away.

For the McCain campaign, that makes Obama’s ties to Ayers as well as convicted felon Antoin “Tony” Rezko and the controversial minister Jeremiah Wright ripe for renewed criticism. And Palin brings a fresh voice to the argument.

[Yes, she does. And why is it that you and your colleagues refuse to discuss any of this, Douglass? Why must we repeat this again and again? Are you simply derelict in your duties as journalist, or do we have to send you memos you can simply reproduce in Sunday news articles in order for us to finally convince the traditional media to discuss Obama's problematic affiliations? You have time to accuse Sarah Palin of racism, but somehow you do not have time to investigate Obama's ties to Rezko. I guess you have priorities.]

Effective character attacks have come earlier in campaigns. In June 1988, Republican George H.W. Bush criticized Democrat Michael Dukakis over the furlough granted to Willie Horton, a convicted murderer who then raped a woman and stabbed her companion. Related TV ads followed in September and October.

The Vietnam-era Swift Boat veterans who attacked Democrat John Kerry’s war record started in the spring of 2004 and gained traction in late summer.

“The four weeks that are left are an eternity. There’s plenty of time in the campaign,” said Republican strategist Joe Gaylord. “I think it is a legitimate strategy to talk about Obama and to talk about his background and who he pals around with.”

[Because Obama's deep and controversial ties to Ayers are demonstrable, Palin's discussion of that relationship will be effective. To try to compare Palin's desire to analyze the record with the advertisements of the Swift Boat veterans reveals once again that you are simply regurgitating the bilge submitted to you by the Obama campaign. Those ads were false, while Palin's discussion of Obama is based on rigorous research. And no, these are not "attacks;" these are facts to be considered. Or is any attempt to vet Barack Obama a "smear" and an "attack?"]

Palin’s words avoid repulsing voters with overt racism. But is there another subtext for creating the false image of a black presidential nominee “palling around” with terrorists while assuring a predominantly white audience that he doesn’t see their America?

[And what evidence do you have that "Palin's words avoid repulsing voters with overt racism?" Quote someone who attended Palin's event, please. Or cite a specific passage from Palin's speech in which overt racism is couched in metaphorical terms. Because you lack evidence for this slanderous claim, I recommend you strike it from the article. And no, a predominantly white audience does not serve as evidence for racism.]

In a post-Sept. 11 America, terrorists are envisioned as dark-skinned radical Muslims, not the homegrown anarchists of Ayers’ day 40 years ago. With Obama a relative unknown when he began his campaign, the Internet hummed with false e-mails about ties to radical Islam of a foreign-born candidate.

Whether intended or not by the McCain campaign, portraying Obama as “not like us” is another potential appeal to racism. It suggests that the Hawaiian-born Christian is, at heart, un-American.

[While Americans may or may not visualize terrorists as swarthy, this has no bearing on Sarah Palin' words. Besides, she is not responsible for Obama's Muslim problem. And regarding Obama's status as a "Hawaiian-born Christian," I refer you to this document. And by the way, Palin stated Obama does not share the audience's version of patriotism; nowhere did she state that he "is not like us" as a result of his appearance. I recommend you read and reread the transcript of her speech until its full import and significance is comprehended. And no, I will not hold my breath.]

Most troubling, however, is how allowing racism to creep into the discussion serves McCain’s purpose so well. As the fallout from Wright’s sermons showed earlier this year, forcing Obama to abandon issues to talk about race leads to unresolved arguments about America’s promise to treat all people equally.

[Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are largely responsible for inserting the politics of race into the Presidential campaign. Just read these articles, Douglass K. Daniel. And no, Americans did not react adversely to Wright and Father Pfleger as a result of "unresolved arguments about America's promise to treat all people equally;" they recoiled when they discovered that Obama aided and abetted the activities of a man who damned America, claimed America deserved to experience 911 and claimed white politicians could never empathize with African-Americans. Exacerbating racial tensions in order to benefit Barack Obama, Reverend Wright alienated white voters who would have otherwise embraced Barack Obama. And please do not tell me that Father Pfleger helped us resolve America's legacy of race with these statement he made in the God Damn AmeriKKKa church in inner city Chicago:

And please explain how Obama's use of the phrase "typical white person" helped heal racial divides.]

John McCain occasionally looks back on decisions with regret. He has apologized for opposing a holiday to honor Martin Luther King Jr. He has apologized for refusing to call for the removal of a Confederate flag from South Carolina’s Capitol.

[And what relevance does this have to Sarah Palin's discussion of Obama's ties to Bill Ayers? Or did the Obama campaign ask you to cite this in the article? We know Obamabot Jonathan Alter mentioned everything you cite in this paragraph on Charlie Rose's 11 SEPT 2008 television program. Will the Obama campaign issue a memo accusing McCain of racism that rivals the one they issued about the Clintons during the South Carolina primary? Will anyone mention how that exacerbated racial tensions, or will we excuse it as a result of Obama's putative racial status?]

When the 2008 campaign is over McCain might regret appeals such as Palin’s perhaps more so if he wins.

[In other words, McCain will only win as a result of racism. Thank you once again for repeating what you and many other news organizations have been repeating in their vain attempt to coerce voters with allegations of racism. And yes, your latest article is just another installment of this endless series of racial blackmail you and other journalists are deploying on behalf of the flawed candidate you shamelessly support.]

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Contact the AP, and ask them to retract the article and to issue an apology to Sarah Palin. Also ask them to fire Douglass K. Daniel immediately. One may write Douglass K. Daniel at ddaniel@ap.org, and one may contact his editors at info@ap.org

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Reaction to Douglass K. Daniel’s yellow journalism can be tracked at Memeorandum.

  • Ron

    Sorry for the typo in my last comment. I sent my e-mail to ddaniel@ap.org, not pa.org.

  • Ron

    I just sent an e-mail to both ddaniel@pa.org and info@ap.org. The one to Douglass Daniel came back with a message that said something like “permanently undeliverable”. Apparently, his Inbox is over his limit or he has his e-mail turned off.

    I doubt I will get a response from AP but I have at least sent them my opinion on this ridiculous “analysis.”

  • T

    [ADMINISTRATOR: Comment removed for inappropriate content.]

  • Carol Davis

    This attack is really not a good way to go. It’s not news and comes across too much like the McCarthy witch hunts of the 50′s. No one wants to revisit that era because it was not a shining moment for America. McCain must remember the aftermath of the witch hunts and it was not good. I don’t know why he is trying it now.

  • Kelvin Hearts PUMAs
    • imustprotest

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      Kelvin Hates PUMAS, you crack me up!

  • Cathy in Ks.

    Yeah, can’t talk about Obama – “their baby” – no matter how nefarious his friends have been.

    Wow, this just motivates my husband and I to work harder to make certain that McCain/Palin ticket wins come November.

    Just who is “stupid” and “ugly” here? Could it be the MSM who thinks that we buy the “garbage” that they spew is newsworthy? It’s not even good entertainment, let alone intelligent commentary.

  • http://lesstalkmoreactivism.blogspot.com/ whoframedrudy

    “‘The more they attack her, the better she looks.’

    Yeah, that must be why her “positives” are tanking in the polls, down double-digits in the last two weeks. Brilliant analysis there.”

    No, that’s why when she talks she gets monster media attention to nail Obama. But look at the bright side (from the anti-American POV). Bill Ayers’ book sales are probably booming on Daily Kos.

  • Alvin Grimes

    The more they attack her, the better she looks. Take THAT you MSM freaks.

    Yeah, that must be why her “positives” are tanking in the polls, down double-digits in the last two weeks. Brilliant analysis there.

    By the same token, the squealing & outrage here must, by your logic, be proof that the MSM is “getting to you.”

    Get used to it. Memorize this acronym: BOHICA.

  • notodisenfranchisement

    I hope Mac & Palin do such damage to the race-baiting ploys of the Obama campaign and the media they collude with that the guy can never run again. Like sarainitaly, I do believe the whitey tape exists too – when it’s leaked, it’ll be interesting to see this same non-journalist AP writer defend that as not racist.

  • Mike S

    I want to thank DKD for his inflaming article. It made me mad enought to get on line and discover this fine site. Anyone with a taste for the truth HAS to be ticked about this. Hopefully this idiot will cause the backlash necessary to bring about a McCain / Palin win. Maybe it should be Palin McCain.

    Finaly who is this moron Jenny Backus with her sexist comment about Palin “Fluffy Bunny”. Go ahead, bite her Sarah!

  • Uigi

    Soooo,

    Does anyone know contact info for this ball of ear wax “author”? AP damned sure doesn’t show it. Cough it up if you know.

    Uigi

    • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/ Truthteller
      • athena

        Thanks – sent mine again directly to him….

        Wow –

        Can you see up there? I mean really. You have your head shoved so far up the rectum of Obama that it must be getting difficult to even breathe. You must not know that you are helping McCain and Palin with your continued bias, in-the-tank-for-the-ONE “news” coverage. American’s are much, much smarter and aware than you give us credit. I have never ever voted for a Republican. Never. But, when the media outlets continue to push Obama on us like they did WMD’s it makes us stop and go “hmmmm?”. Keep it up. No really. We want McCain/Palin to win by a landslide, a fricking landslide. This election is about two things now, thank you very much, a referendum on Obama and a protest against the media. You checked the mass media’s ratings lately? Mmm-kay so then you know all cable networks ratings have fallen below number 19, except for FOX news. FOX was rated number 2. Hmmm. Wonder who is watching FOX? Newsweek’s subscribers fell by how much? NYT’s circulation, what is that these days? Yes, please, please keep it up. You are a joke and a has been and after this election hopefully non-existent.

        Gotta go set my TIVO for Hannity tonight. He is having a special show on Obama’s “special” friends. I guess I am a racist too because I don’t trust a man who could not pass a basic security clearance based on his past let alone be POTUS. Put the bong down man and do your job.

        McCain/Palin – Country First!

  • fif

    this endless series of racial blackmail you and other journalists are deploying on behalf of the flawed candidate you shamelessly support.

    Any & all criticism of Obama is considered racist. It has gone beyond absurd. It really is racial blackmail. The only way to fight it is to confront it directly. McCain & Co. should call them on it and point out that it has been Obama’s M.O. since the primaries. I’m sick of it.

  • Brendy

    “It also comes after McCain supported a pork-laden Wall Street bailout plan in spite of conservative anger and his own misgivings.”

    ***

    Uh, excuse me, Mr. AP writer – but Obummer ALSO supported the ‘pork-laden’ Wall Street bailout. In fact it was MCCAIN who helped GET RID of some of the pork that was originally in the bill and THAT is HOW and WHY the bailout passed – BECAUSE of McCain REDUCING THE PORK!

  • Steve1

    Soetor got punked by Palin!

  • Dee-frauded

    fox repoting that Macain and Obama in a statistical tie according to realclearpolitics – margin of error 6% yeah……… fight, fight fight

    • TruthSquad

      Bring it home MacDaddy and SaraCUDA!

      I saw yesterday that SUSA has McPalin up 1.

  • hootnannie

    Claiming that a statement is “tinged” with racism appears to me to be a way to embue almost any declaration of opinion with a socially unacceptable bias. The holier-than-thou critic can then behave as if the commentator is beneath contempt, and no counter argument need be made. Any criticism of a person who happens to be black can occasion the charge. But I don’t know where the Obama camp is going with all this, because if a voter truly is racist, he surely doesn’t care what bleeding hearts think. Ayers is an admitted, unrepentent terrorist who looks more like Timothy McVeigh than bin Laden, and Axelrod himself said Bobo and Bill have a “friendly” relationship. So, if Palin interprets that to mean “palling around”, then is that any sort of a stretch? And BO’s other associations make it all too easy to believe. It’s not like someone accused McCain of belonging to a S/M club! Camp Obama, the chickens have come home to roost, and you’re getting splatted with their droppings!

  • Maverick

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    Yes, Mr. Obama knows a great deal about the mess. He is a central figure in the left-wing ACORN exploitation of financial institutions and pressuring them to make high risk loans. The very same left-wing ACORN was guilty of voter fraud in the last presidential election.
    Now these same Democrats want to do another high risk “community service,” social engineering experiment. They want to elect a high-risk, low experience, socialist one of the same community organizers that created the mess to be our next president. We cannot experiment with the office of president and learn as we go. Barack Obama is not qualified and has no history of success as a leader in government or business.
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    Fannie and Freddie acted in response to Clinton administration pressure to boost homeownership rates among minorities and the poor. However compassionate the motive, the result of this systematic disregard for normal credit standards has been financial disaster. ONE key pioneer of ACORN’s subprime-loan shakedown racket was Madeline Talbott – an activist with extensive ties to Barack Obama. She was also in on the ground floor of the disastrous turn in Fannie Mae’s mortgage policies.

    Obama Trains ACORN Staff in Shakedown Tactics
    It would be tough to find an “on the ground” community organizer more closely tied to the subprime-mortgage fiasco than Madeline Talbott. And no one has been more supportive of Madeline Talbott than Barack Obama.
    When Obama was just a budding community organizer in Chicago , Talbott was so impressed that she asked him to train her personal staff.
    He returned to Chicago in the early ’90s, just as Talbott was starting her pressure campaign on local banks. In those years, he also conducted leadership-training seminars for ACORN’s up-and-coming organizers. That is, Obama was training the army of ACORN organizers who participated in Madeline Talbott’s drive against Chicago ‘s banks.
    Obama Funds ACORN
    More than that, Obama was funding them. As he rose to a leadership role at Chicago ‘s Woods Fund, he became the most powerful voice on the foundation’s board for supporting ACORN and other community organizers. In 1995, the Woods Fund substantially expanded its funding of community organizers – and Obama chaired the committee that urged and managed the shift.
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    More, the Obama-supervised Woods Fund report acknowledges the problem of getting donors and foundations to contribute to radical groups like ACORN – whose confrontational tactics often scare off even liberal donors and foundations.
    Indeed, the report brags about pulling the wool over the public’s eye. The Woods Fund’s claim to be “nonideological,” it says, has “enabled the Trustees to make grants to organizations that use confrontational tactics against the business and government ‘establishments’ without undue risk of being criticized for partisanship.”
    Obama Aware of Intimidation Tactics
    The Woods Fund report makes it clear Obama was fully aware of the intimidation tactics used by ACORN’s Madeline Talbott in her pioneering efforts to force banks to suspend their usual credit standards. Yet he supported Talbott in every conceivable way. He trained her personal staff and other aspiring ACORN leaders, he consulted with her extensively, and he arranged a major boost in foundation funding for her efforts.

    And, as the leader of another charity, the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, Obama channeled more funding Talbott’s way – ostensibly for education projects but surely supportive of ACORN’s overall efforts.
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  • alan

    Poor Obamabots…

    They must be having a “Heart Smear” after finding out their latest operative has been exposed.

  • Brendy

    How in the WORLD does one get ‘racist’ out of stating that Obama has had meetings and/or a friendsihp with a known WHITE American terrorist???? Ayres is an AMERICAN, a bomber and he’s WHITE – how is THAT ‘racist’???

    I read that article on Yahoo! and I was enraged! This guy needs to be FIRED!

    Obama and his supporters ARE SCARY – be VERY AFRAID.

  • Abeck

    WHOA; was this ever a stretch! You know, I wondered when the Obama campaign (and not just the punks I have had to deal with) would begin the racist garbage in referring to McCain or Palin, and here we go (and, hey, douglass even inserted his own sort of sexist remarks in the same breath!).. It’s just disgusting that this election has devolved to this. I’ve been called racist and my children, who are of mixed heritage, do disagree. Yet, the idiots banter on and on, with no proof of anything; out of thin air.
    Just awful!

  • OBAMA IS A FRAUD

    Well I emailed AP, that idiot Doug Daniel, and I left a message on their comment line. This just sux. I do think that the GOP has something up their sleeve though. I mean, you gotta give McCain credit for the timing of the Palin announcement. It totally deflated that 100 Million Dollar Toga Party that [DELETED BY ADMIN]

  • wodiej

    The AP can kiss my ass. I could care less what they think. Palin is saying the truth. Scared? They should be. All I can say is when the dust settles and all of the shit really comes out about Obama, there is going to be an awful lot of people that look stupid at best and unAmerican to say the least.

  • Bev

    Wow this was the most fair reaction to an article I have seen in a while. GREAT JOB! Loved the break-down paragraph by paragraph

    I have been so repulsed by the CNN team and MSN, I was so angry and made that statement in conversation and was told they were all Democrats. Well go figure.

    Fox news has 100% of my attention from now on. Would love to see this author on Bill O’Reily’s show or Greta’s as some people only watch T.V. and don’t have access to the internet.

  • http://www.deathofthedemocraticparty.com xax

    “And nothing about Sarah Palin’s words contain a “racially tinged subtext,” unless, of course, you are a compromised journalist who must project racism on everything you encounter in order to repress the racist impulses you compulsively disavow in your vain attempt to conceal your racism.”

    THANK YOU!!! This is dead on.

  • Karen4McCain/Palin 08 Country first not terrorist buddieds!

    Oh poor Barky can’t take the truth of who he is.When the truth is told of Barky he runs “Help me please”Well he doesn’t even say please he DEMANDS.

    Barky thinks he can shoot his nasty mouth off in all the lies and attack but can’t take Palin or Mccain or anyone else for that matter telling nothing but the truth and the whole truth of Barky’s bad judgements.And yes Bill Aryes is a terrioist who hime and Bill Ayers worked together 2004 as Bill Ayers help funded poor Barky’s campaign and yes many othe terrorist barky has.What I said to dam bad if we tellthe people what a scum bucket-liar-A a friend to manmy terrrorist Obama holds near.

    Obama Barky stop you srying.You are nothing bur a liar and a waste of fleash!Period!

    NO OBAMA EVER!

    McCain/Palin08
    Country First.

  • Nicole

    This webpage is racist because the background color is white. It means you like white people better, and that they are the foundation of the United States, since that’s the main color of the page. And then the type is black, but no matter how much we type, there will always be more white than black. We can’t cover up the white. You are saying that there will never, ever be more black people than white people. Racist.

    ^^^
    LOL, jk. that’s probably what Obama and his peeps would say if he came to this page :P

    • tampagurl

      And when you write anything angry, it is black on white aggression! :)

  • Soldier of Christ

    Okey, Sarah….you got their attention. Now on your next stump….tell the people how they forced Mccain to show his birth certificate- ask Obama to show his….get down in the mud and roll with him, girl!Come back everytime with an answer- CBS is reporting now…..and is getting on board….they awoke from the slumber sleep…….and writing articles….get the other main streams- awaken them…Sarah….

    • vinnie

      hee hee, I thought the same! Go Sarah Go. Americans are counting on you!

  • 30yrdem-not any more

    I talked to someone in my family who is in Georgia (US) and he said that every time people hear the racist thing more and more people go out and register to vote, and they aren’t voting McCain. That is why Obama continues to play the race card.

    • Soldier of Christ

      You must be talking about the 99% blacks in Georgia who are voting for him. Because the whites know Ayers is ‘white”. oops……try again…doesn’t work here, child.

      • 30yrdem-not any more

        I am telling you they weren’t registered and were not going to vote, these people don’t care about politics and it is causing them to go register and they get mad when they here it reported on television.

        My family member has been trying to get the truth out on Obama.

        • snosandy

          That surprises me because I thought it would backfire on Obama since people get very offended for falsefully being accused of being racist. I know I was extremely offended, and it sure isn’t going to make me vote for Obama.

          • snosandy

            Geez I guess I’m overly tired…..

            falsefully=falsely

  • You people

    are still crazy.

    • jwrjr

      Refusing to be assimilated reveals us as intelligent, not crazy.

  • Dr. Kate

    Thank you, TT. Articulate and brilliant as ever. I have made calls and sent an email. We have to keep telling it like it is, like you are.

    • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/ Truthteller

      Thank you, Dr. Kate. I too wrote the AP, and I intend to telephone them during business hours tomorrow.

  • Linda

    Obama sure has turned our media in to apologists for him, and being seen as the SAPS they’ve turned in to.

    Our media has turned in to a laughing stock.

  • Deep Truths

    Thank you Truthteller, your updated analysis and comment is a CLASSIC thread. You and Sarah are winners, champions.

    • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/ Truthteller

      Thank you, DT. I am glad you enjoy reading No Quarter.

      • 30yrdem-not any more

        You do a great job Truth :!:

        • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/ Truthteller

          Thank you for your kind words and accolades, 30yr. Dem.

      • athena

        I am addicted to NQ. I send everyone that questions BO here.

  • http://www.hillaryorbust.com Hillary or Bust

    You know, I posted an article on my website about how I thought Obama looked really mean and evil in the debates. I said he had “serial killer eyes.” So some dumb ass from Blog Her posts this lengthy analysis of Obama not falling prey to the “angry black man stereotype” and links to my comment about the serial killer eyes as an example.

    I was like, um, excuse me, but all famous serial killers are WHITE MEN. What the f!@$!????

    These people will read racism into everything. We could say that Obama likes his coffee black and that would be a racist comment. Pathetic.

  • http://none Jessie Britton

    You need to go to the riverdaughter post. It is the most powerful of all that I have read to date. I was starting to become fairly discouraged and she has not only renewed my hope, but has me back on the phone again to talk to my friends and neighbors.

    • http://noquarterusa.net/blog/ Truthteller

      How does the article at the blog you mention relate to MY essay?

  • georgia

    I’m am sick to death of racism being used as the new dismissive “F” bomb! When facts don’t support ideology, just drop the “R” bomb and keep going. It reminds me of the OJ Simpson trial. While any rational thinking person knew this man was a double murderer, race was injected into the trial and presto, he’s free for the next 13 years. In fact, his appeal will be based on the premise he was not tried by a jury of his peers. (There were no AA on the jury)

    While clear thinking legislators warned about the pending doom for Freddie and Fanny and the ultimate meltdown that would follow, others implied the “R” bomb. They insisted the books were not cooked and what we had here was a conspiracy to deny minorities’ affordable housing. The “R” bomb has been the brass ring for ill-gotten riches, fame, pandering, corporate shakedowns and yes incredible human suffering. I shudder to think of the huge divide in this country regardless who wins.

  • mimorees

    This is my first time posting here. I’m so afraid for our country. The media, the millionaires, the terrorists, they’re all going to make sure that Obama is our next president and there’s nothing we can do about it. After what they did to Bill and Hillary I can’t believe so many people are being brainwashed, or are they?

    • Dr. Kate

      yes, they are unfortunately.

      But fortunately you’ve landed on a blogsite with Americans totally concerned for our country. Dems, independents, republicans, all dedicated to stopping this man.

      Keep reading and posting here, it will help, and do what you can. Links and archives key.

      • http://JohnMcCain.com Galt, Master Thrall of Planet Triskelion

        I found out about NQ when Obama first pulled the race card. NQ has been a godsend.

    • 30yrdem-not any more

      I hope people are seeing through all of Obama’s lies and the media’s lies, it is like the voters are being brain washed by the MSM.

    • workingclass artist

      Welcome to the ” deadenders racist/racetraitors ” fringe party…very good writers and smart folks…Xcellent troll spanking is an xtra…Have fun and avoid aisles 3 and 6 as Trollheads are quite fragile today…chuckle…Cause JohnnyMac is in The HOUSE & BEING RIGHTEOUS…

    • athena

      This was email that a friend of mine received.
      I think it is good enough to pass to everyone you know.

      “To All My Friends, this is very important, please take the time to read it.

      This election has me very worried. So many things to consider. About a year ago I would have voted for Obama. I have changed my mind three times since than. I watch all the news channels, jumping from one to another. I must say this drives my husband crazy. But, I feel if you view MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News, you might get some middle ground to work with. About six months ago, I started thinking ‘where did the money come from for Obama’. I have four daughters who went to College, and we were middle class, and money was tight. We (including my girls) worked hard and there were lots of student loans.

      I started looking into Obama’s life.

      Around 1979 Obama started college at Occidental in California. He is very open about his two years at Occidental, he tried all kinds of drugs and was wasting his time but, even though he had a brilliant mind, did not apply himself to his studies. ‘Barry’ (that was the name he used all his life) during this time had two roommates, Muhammad Hasan Chandoo and Wahid Hamid, both from Pakistan. During the summer of 1981, after his second year in college, he made a ’round the world’ trip. Stopping to see his mother in Indonesia, next Hyderabad in India, three weeks in Karachi, Pakistan where he stayed with his roommate’s family, then off to Africa to visit his father’s family. My question – Where did he get the money for this trip? Nether I, nor any one of my children would have had money for a trip like this when they where in college. When he came back he started school at Columbia University in New York. It is at this time he wants everyone to call him Barack – not Barry. Do you know what the tuition is at Columbia? It’s not cheap to say the least! Where did he get money for tuition? Student Loans? Maybe. After Columbia, he went to Chicago to work as a Community Organizer for $12,000 a year. Why Chicago? Why not New York? He was already living in New York.

      By ‘chance’ he met Antoin ‘Tony’ Rezko, born in Aleppo Syria, and a real estate developer in Chicago. Rezko has been convicted of fraud and bribery this year. Rezko, was named ‘Entrepre neur of the Decade’ by the Arab-American Business and Professional Association’. About two years later, Obama entered Harvard Law School. Do you have any idea what tuition is for Harvard Law School? Where did he get the money for Law School? More student loans? After Law school, he went back to Chicago. Rezko offered him a job, which he turned down. But, he did take a job with Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland. Guess what? They represented ‘Rezar’ which is Rezko’s firm. Rezko was one of Obama’s first major financial contributors when he ran for office in Chicago. In 2003, Rezko threw an early fundraiser for Obama which Chicago Tribune reporter David Mendelland claims was instrumental in providing Obama with ‘seed money’ for his U.S. Senate race. In 2005, Obama purchased a new home in Kenwoood District of Chicago for $1.65 million (less than asking price). With ALL those Student Loans – Where did he get t he money for the property? On the same day Rezko’s wife, Rita, purchased the adjoining empty lot for full price. The London Times reported that Nadhmi Auchi, an Iraqi-born Billionaire loaned Rezko $3.5 million three weeks before Obama’s new home was purchased. Obama met Nadhmi Auchi many times with Rezko.

      Now, we have Obama running for President. Valerie Jarrett, was Michele Obama’s boss. She is now Obama’s chief advisor and he does not make any major decisions without talking to her first. Where was Jarrett born? Ready for this? Shiraz, Iran! Do we see a pattern here? Or am I going crazy?

      On May 10, 2008 The Times reported, Robert Malley, advisor to Obama, was ‘sacked’ after the press found out he was having r egular contacts with ‘Hamas’, which controls Gaza and is connected with Iran. This past week, buried in the back part of the papers, Iraqi newspapers reported that during Obama’s visit to Iraq, he asked their leaders to do nothing about the war until after he is elected, and he will ‘Take care of things’.

      Oh, and by the way, remember the college roommates that where born in Pakistan? They are in charge of all those ‘small’ Internet campaign contributions for Obama. Where is that money coming from? The poor and middle class in this country? Or could it be from the Middle East?

      And the final bit of news. On September 7, 2008, The Washington Times posted a verbal slip that was made on ‘This Week’ with G eorge Stephanapoulos. Obama on talking about his religion said, ‘My Muslim faith’. When questioned, ‘he made a mistake’. Some mistake!

      All of the above information I got on line. If you would like to check it – Wikipedia, encyclopedia, Barack Obama; Tony Rezko; Valerie Jarrett: Daily Times – Obama visited Pakistan in 1981; The Washington Times – September 7, 2008; The Times May 10, 2008.

      Now the BIG question – If I found out all this information on my own, Why haven’t all of our ‘intelligent’ members of the press been reporting this?

      A phrase that keeps ringing in my ear – ‘Beware of the enemy from with in’!!!”

    • Brendy

      mimorees – please tell everyone you know who is concerned about our country and our futures about this site. Please tell them to watch FOX NEWS – all of the anchors are good; I especially love Cavuto at 4:00 EST and Brit Hume and ESPECIALLY Hannity at 9:00 pm – I love Greta, also, at 10:00. Hannity is the one who gets ALL the info out there.

  • Annie Oakley

    “It’s a giant changing of the subject,” said Jenny Backus, a Democratic strategist. “The problem is the messenger. If you want to start throwing fire bombs, you don’t send out the fluffy bunny to do it. I think people don’t take Sarah Palin seriously.”

    So, Sarah Palin should be back in the bedroom/kitchen. She should not have a message, as that is the problem. She is just “a fluffy bunny” whom people don’t take seriously. (Not playing the female sexist card here. Wink, wink.) BUT, she’s also a racist bomb thrower and giant subject changer. Hmm. Which is it?

    • http://JohnMcCain.com Galt, Master Thrall of Planet Triskelion

      Annie as I already pointed out the worst of it is:

      “It’s a giant changing of the subject,” said Jenny Backus, a Democratic strategist. “The problem is the messenger. If you want to start throwing fire bombs, you don’t send out the fluffy bunny to do it. I think people don’t take Sarah Palin seriously.”

      Oh my god what a moron! Using the term “fire bombs” when defending Obama’s relationship with a terrorist bomber?

    • Soldier of Christ

      You know Jenny Buckus can kiss my ass.! Palin was in the kitchen, dropped five children, kept her great shape, kept her beautiful face at (her age-we all wish we look like her)ran a state, hunt, kill moose, climb, flys a plane, etc., and now this Jenny person is comparing her to fuzzy bunny? What a stupid individual!

      • Kal

        Fluffy bunny, not fuzzy bunny. Important difference!

    • oowawa

      There is a “fluffy bunny” in one of Monty Python’s movies (I forget which) that is billed as a horrible man-killer. Everybody laughs when they see the little bunny hopping around. But suddenly the bunny rockets from throat to throat ripping out their arteries. Blood is everywhere . . . .

      Go Sarah Barracuda!

      • jwrjr

        That was Monty Python and the Holy Grail. They use the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch to kill it.

  • 30yrdem-not any more

    Video: Former Obama adviser on invading Israel

    This is from HotAir
    [snip]

    This should give us some insight into the foreign-policy objectives of Barack Obama, who had Power as an adviser from 2005 until the “monster” comment in March of this year. He didn’t bounce her from his team over her views on Israel and … well, let’s recall how she described the pro-Israel lobby:

    Putting something on the line might mean alienating a domestic constituency of tremendous political and financial import.

    For those who may not catch the reference, Power means the Joooooos. And why would that alienate the Jewishcabalthatsecretlyrunseverything? For one thing, Power wants to spend billions on bolstering Palestinian military strength, instead of spending it on helping the Israelis to defend themselves. Bear in mind that this interview takes place about seven months after 9/11, when people supposedly still knew how dangerous radical Islamist groups like Hamas and al-Qaeda were. Power wanted to send them money and stop funding Israeli efforts to fight them.

    Even more ridiculously, Power’s ultimate aim is to send a massive American or Western force into Israel to stop what Power apparently sees as an Israeli genocide against the Palestinians. She specifically states that the force has to be “massive”, not like a Srebrenica- or Bosnia-sized force. Why would it need to be so large? In order to neutralize the Israeli Defense Force, and protect the forces of Fatah and Hamas.

    Had Barack Obama kicked her off of his advisory panel (rumored to number 300) after making remarks like this, it could have assuaged fears about his intentions towards Israel. Instead, he invited Power to advise him after making these remarks. She resigned only after calling Hillary a monster and after insinuating that Obama may not retreat from Iraq in 16 months if the ground situation changed — which Obama later adopted as his own position after the primaries.

    This is the same Barack Obama who served in a board that gave a $75,000 grant to Rashid Khalidi, Yasser Arafat’s toady in the PLO. This is the same Barack Obama who had Robert Malley as another of his advisers on the region — and who conducted meetings with Hamas. Obama’s church used its bulletins to give voice to Palestinian activists. How much more clear can this get?

  • http://www.anvp.typepad.com soldier4hillary

    “The New Definition of Racism in America”
    with Examples
    By: soldier4hillary
    Book Comes out Nov 1st to a blog near you

    Racist: Someone who will not vote for Barack Obama

    You are a racist if:

    1. You choose to not vote for Senator Barack Obama
    2. If you use spell out his middle name without just using the initial despite the fact that is what his mother named him
    3. If your black and vote for someone other than him
    4. If you ask questions on his stance on the issues and his policies when they clearly told you they are “Just like Hillary’s”
    5. If you didn’t do what Senator Clinton told you to do.
    6. If you watch Fox because they seem to be the only one who will occasionally mention something every blue moon about a certain candidates past associations.
    7. Your racist if you ask a question about a flip flop made by Obama
    8. Your racist if you dont believe the reporting on CNN, MSNBC, NBC on Obama is the gospel truth
    9.Your racist if you only watch CNN when Lou Dobbs show comes on
    10. Your racist if you dont blog on Pro Obama websites like Daily Kos, Taylor Marsh, & Huffington Post
    11. Your racist if your white and you dont vote for Obama
    12. Your racist if you believe the media should vet Obama like how they were in garbage cans in Alaska in regards to Gov Palin
    13. Your racist if you want to see the original birth certificate of Senator Obama when it is SOOOO clear to his supporters, CNN, and the Democratic party that he was born in a manger.
    14. Your racist if you think they should let the American people know about the current investigation of Obama and the DNC on his citizenship just because they report on Trooper Gate
    15. Your racist if you think Gov Palins brother in law was wrong to taser his son and threaten her father when in the back of your mind you said if it was your brother in law. That you would of hunted him down to the same cave bin laden was in to get your retribution. Country First-Family Always
    16. Your racist if you believe they should throw Nancy botox betty Pelosi out of the Democratic party.
    17. Your racist if you believe Donna Brazile might need to find a better daytime job.
    18. Your racist if your a Puma
    19. Your racist if you love hanging out on No Quarter
    20. Your racist if your black, occasionally have stories posted on No Quarter, Female, In the military, and would rather go through the Great Depression times ten with Dr Manning then to vote for BO.

    You can download the new definition of racism under the “download” tab on

    http://www.soldier4hillary.com

    • http://www.anvp.typepad.com soldier4hillary

      FYI this is snark for anyone new to NQR.

      • workingclass artist

        Xcellent Soldier4hill…fringe humor classic

      • karen for Clinton – 2012

        lmao, very clever.

    • Kal

      This is outstanding, soldier. I love it!

      And btw, I guess I’m racist!

  • Toby Hono

    contact him at ddaniel@ap.org and his editors at info@ap.org