Truth is the beginning of wisdom…


Posted by straight shooter on July 14, 2008 under Political, Social Concerns


Taking a page from the playbook of William Jefferson Clinton, Barack Hussein Obama is moving to the right!  At least that’s what he wants the American public to think!

  • The Chicago Tribune proclaimed, “Obama Moving Toward Center” and TIME magazine pitched, “Obama’s Supreme Move to the Center.”
  • Obama is claiming on his campaign website that he possesses “values straight from the Kansas heartland.”
  • And the Obama campaign recently announced their “Joshua Project” which, according to the Obama campaign, is the “campaign’s outreach to young people of faith.  There’s unprecedented energy and excitement for Obama among young evangelicals and Catholics. The Joshua Generation project will tap into that excitement and provide young people of faith opportunities to stand up for their values and move the campaign forward.”

Do not be deceived.  Make no mistake.  What you are witnessing is the beginning of what will be a coordinated effort by Obama and his allies in the liberal media to fool patriotic Americans into believing that Barack Hussein Obama shares the deeply held values of the people of the United States – values that make this nation great and secure our freedoms.

And before you dismiss this effort, shake your head in disbelief or simply laugh it off, know one thing… IT WILL WORK!  It is a masterful political calculation! It has worked in the past and it WILL work again!

Mark DeMoss, a former chief of staff to the late Rev. Jerry Falwell and an advisor to Focus on the Family, Campus Crusade for Christ and Rev. Franklin Graham recently stated: “If one third of white evangelicals voted for Bill Clinton the second time, at the height of Monica Lewinsky mess – that’s a statistic I didn’t believe at first but I double and triple checked it – I would not be surprised if that many or more voted for Barack Obama in this election… I will not be surprised if he gets one third of the evangelical vote. I wouldn’t be surprised if it was 40-percent.”

And the Obama camp is NOT JUST TARGETING EVANGELICALS! Obama is targeting ALL patriotic Americans!

Obama Values And Your Taxes…

Barack Hussein Obama WILL raise your taxes!  He won’t just raise taxes on the “rich.” He’ll raise YOUR TAXES!  He’ll raise your children’s taxes.  He’ll raise your grandchildren’s taxes!

To paraphrase former-President Ronald Reagan, if it moves, he WILL tax it!

According to CBS News “Obama says he will institute ‘a middle-class tax cut that will provide $1,000 of relief to 95% of workers and their families.’ He also wants to eliminate income taxes for retirees making less than $50,000 per year.”

Remember what happened the last time a Democrat running for the presidency promised a middle-class tax cut?

In his very FIRST campaign ad which aired in January of 1992 Bill Clinton stated: “I’m Bill Clinton and I believe that you deserve more than 30-second ads and vague promises. That’s why I’ve offered a comprehensive plan to get our economy moving again, to take care of our own people, and regain our economic leadership. It starts with a tax cut for the middle class and asks the rich to pay their fair share.”

And he repeated that promise continuously.  In September of 1992 he said: “We will lower the tax burden on the middle class.” In October of 1992 he stated, “I will not raise taxes on the middle class.”

But within DAYS of taking office, Clinton reneged on that promise. On nationwide television he said he ‘tried as hard as he could’ but just couldn’t deliver!  At least he ‘felt our pain’.  You could see the heartfelt agony in his face over breaking that promise!

It only took him a matter of days to decide that he tried as hard as he could… maybe that’s what he meant when he said sometimes you’ve got to “have the courage to quit.”

But amazingly, on January 14, 1993 – suffering from an apparent case of amnesia – he defiantly stated: “From New Hampshire forward, for reasons that absolutely mystified me, the press thought the most important issue in the race was the middle class tax cut. I never did meet any voter who thought that.”

And then it only took him about TWO MONTHS to push the largest tax increase in United States history on the American people through Congress!  It was one of his top priorities!

But Barack Hussein Obama is no Bill Clinton you may say. Well, let’s look at what Obama said when it came to taxes while on the campaign trail:

  • At the Democratic Presidential Debate at Howard University on June 28, 2007, Obama said: “And the Bush tax cuts – people didn’t need them, and they weren’t even asking for them, and that’s why they need to be less, so that we can pay for universal health care and other initiatives.”
  • In his response to the 2008 State of the Union Address, Obama stated: “[W]e know that at a time of war and economic hardship, the last thing we need is a permanent tax cut for Americans who don’t need them and weren’t even asking for them.”
  • When questioned on the issue of taxes at the Democratic Presidential Debate in Los Angeles, California on January 30, 2008, Obama proudly boasted: “I’m not bashful about it.” A middle-class tax cut?

And now that you KNOW THE FACTS, it’s vitally important that ALL AMERICANS KNOW that when it comes to raising taxes, Obama DOES NOT share our values.

Obama Values and Gas Prices…

Last week we produced a hard-hitting television ad in which Barack Hussein Obama said in his own words: We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK…. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.”

In a nutshell, that’s Obama’s solution to the rising price of gasoline at the pump and food at the grocery store and the prospect of your family freezing this winter.

Now what I’m about to say may shock you; BUT THE REAL OBAMA SOLUTION IS A VIABLE SOLUTION. Simply stated, the problem is that we are paying too much for gasoline and food and heat for our homes. And simply stated, there are only TWO possible solutions to the problem:

1)  Increase the supply of oil and other energy resources in order to drive the price down so we can consume as much affordable energy as we want – that’s called “freedom” and “self-determination.” It’s what our Founding Fathers meant by “promote the general welfare and secure the blessing of liberty… .”

2)  Force a change of lifestyle on the American people.  Tax energy and drive the price up so that we have no choice but to consume less; or better yet, give government control over the means of production – that’s called socialism!  The price may go up… the supply may go down… but each of us will spend less for food and fuel… PROBLEM SOLVED!

The Obama solution is viable… it’s just not the solution that people want.  Obama knows that and his allies in the media know it.

That’s what’s behind his sudden move to the right and we must be prepared to remind ALL AMERICANS where Barack Hussein Obama really stands – in his own words when possible.

Obama Values And YOUR Health Care…

Let’s look at one of Obama’s statements on raising taxes again: “And the Bush tax cuts – people didn’t need them, and they weren’t even asking for them, and that’s why they need to be less, so that we can pay for universal health care and other initiatives reiterated.

Obama his support for universal health care at the Democratic Presidential Debate in Cleveland Ohio on February 26, 2008: “Well, look, I believe in universal health care, as does Sen. Clinton. And the point of the debate, is that Sen. Clinton repeatedly claims that I don’t stand for universal health care. And, you know, for Sen. Clinton to say that, I think, is simply not accurate.”

Kenneth Blackwell, chairman of the Coalition for a Conservative Majority, tells us the following about Barack Hussein Obama’s plan for universal heath care: “He wants the central government to make all of those decisions for you and your family. A massive federal bureaucracy will decide what medical procedures doctors can perform, who qualifies for what treatments, and who can perform what services.”

“The price tag for this bureaucratic colossus is a stunning $800 billion, and that is just for starters. And how will he pay for this? He is going to raise taxes. While some might say that would all come from ‘the rich,’ even a quick glance shows ‘the rich’ cannot provide almost a trillion dollars.”

And just in case you don’t believe universal health care will drive up YOUR taxes tremendously and eradicate the quality of care we’ve come accustomed to receiving in this country, consider the following tidbits about the crown jewel of universal health care; Canada.

According to figures and incidents discussed by J. Patrick Rooney and Dan Perrin in their book, America’s Health Care Crisis Solved

  • Ninety percent of Canadian heart specialists say they’ve given preferential treatment to patients for non-medical reasons . Among other things, that means bumping them up to the head of the line… their Aunt Grace… their weekend golf partner… the guy who hands them an envelope containing $10,000 in small, unmarked bills. So the system is routinely violated by doctors in Canada…. SO MUCH FOR EQUALITY!
  • Health-care costs are gobbling up revenues and driving up taxes in the provinces. In 1958, the federal government paid half of the medical bills for Canadians. Today it pays less than one-fourth. In Saskatchewan, for example, health care eats up 40 % of the budget.
  • Dr. David Gratzer of the Manhattan Institute estimates that health care costs each Canadian worker 21 cents out of every dollar earned That would come to over $10,000.00 for a person making $50,000 per year and that’s above and beyond the other taxes you pay.

Is this how you see your future?  Is this what you want?  You’re not powerless.  You can do something about it!

Obama Values And Christian Values…

Since Obama is touting his “Christian faith,” it’s only fair to talk about it and about where he stands on some of the moral and social issues of the day!

It is only reasonable to assume that any man who talks about his “Christian faith” should at least attempt to be sincere in his faith.  Anything less than sincerity would clearly indicate a defect in character… and, yes, CHARACTER DOES COUNT!

The Internet publication,, quotes conservative columnist Cal Thomas and sums it up quite well: “Besides the apparent conflict between Obama’s support for abortion and Christian beliefs, Thomas said there are other legitimate questions that remain unanswered by the Obama campaign regarding the senator’s claim to be a Christian.”

“‘Obama has declared himself a committed Christian. He can call himself anything he likes, but there are certain markers among the evangelicals he is courting that one must meet in order to qualify for that label,’ Thomas said.

“He cites Obama’s expressed belief in ‘many paths to the same place.’

“‘There is a clear requirement for one to qualify as a Christian and Obama doesn’t meet that requirement. One cannot deny central tenets of the Christian faith, including the deity and uniqueness of Christ as the sole mediator between God and man and be a Christian. Such people do have a label applied to them in Scripture. They are called ‘false prophets,’ Thomas wrote.”

But that’s not all:

  • Barack Obama received a 100% rating from NARAL in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
  • In 1997, while serving in the Illinois State Legislature, Obama voted AGAINST SB 230, a bill which would have banned the horrid practice of partial birth abortion – a “procedure” so barbaric that it is even opposed by people who are not pro-life.
  • While serving in the United States Senate, Obama voted against the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (S.403), a bill designed to prevent minors from being taken across state lines without the consent of the parents to have an abortion in circumvention of the laws of 45 states which require parental consent or notification in order for a minor to have an abortion (i.e. that means an adult male would not be able to transport the teen-age girl he impregnated across state lines for a ‘hush-hush abortion’ to cover his crimes)
  • In 2002, while serving in the Illinois State Legislature, Obama voted “No” on the Born Alive Infant Protection Package (SB 1661), a bill which would create a cause of action against a physician if a child is born alive after an attempted abortion and the physician, harms, neglects or fails to provide medical care for the child.
  • In 2003, Obama voted “Yes” on legislation supported by both Planned Parenthood and the ACLU that would allow so-called “age appropriate” sex education to be taught to little children in grade school.

Obama says he possesses “values straight from the Kansas heartland.”

His record indicates he possesses values from the Kansas chapter of the ACLU.

The American people NEED TO KNOW where Barack Hussein Obama really stands.  The American people NEED TO KNOW his REAL RECORD.

Remember, the vast majority of Americans DO NOT listen to talk radio or FOX News.  The majority of Americans – many of whom do not share Barack Hussein Obama’s extreme “values” still get their news from the liberal media!

And Obama’s allies in the liberal media AREN’T GOING TO EXPOSE OBAMA!

Every American needs to know the REAL BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA!

Barack Hussein Obama will spend millions of dollars in an attempt to make millions of Americans believe that he shares their values, and his allies in the liberal media will back his play every step of the way.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “you can fool some of the people all of the time” and – make no mistake – that is ALL that Obama needs to do for his strategy to succeed.  If we don’t take IMMEDIATE ACTION BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA WILL SUCCEED! We can’t let that happen!

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