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Friday, March 14, 2008

Hillary, News Media and Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Obama Is Rolling In Superdelegates, While Hillary and Media Stuck On Color Arousal Politics

AAPP: Here is an interesting story about American Politics. As Barack Obama takes the high road, Hillary and her surrogates take the low road, all the while Obama continues to gain on the superdelegate front. I guess, Obama has his "eye on the prize," while Hillary and major media outlets have their eyes on their own color aroused ignorance. But then again, should Barack be held accountable for his pastors comments?

Obama Cuts Into Clinton's Delegate Lead Among Elected Officials

Source: Bloomberg -- Barack Obama has pulled almost even with Hillary Clinton in endorsements from top elected officials and has cut into her lead among the other superdelegates she's relying on to win the Democratic presidential nomination.

Among the 313 of 796 superdelegates who are members of Congress or governors, Clinton has commitments from 103 and Obama is backed by 96, according to lists supplied by the campaigns. Fifty-three of Obama's endorsements have come since he won the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses, compared with 12 who have aligned with Clinton since then.

``That's not glacial, that is a remarkable momentum,'' Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, a superdelegate and Obama supporter, said in an interview. ``I don't think there is anything that will slow that down.''

Democratic elected officials have the most at stake in the nomination because the candidate at the top of the ticket in November will have an impact on state and local races.

In the overall race for superdelegates -- elected and party officials who automatically receive votes at the Democratic National Convention that will choose the nominee -- Clinton leads Obama in commitments by 249 to 212, according to an Associated Press tally.

The trend, though, is running against the New York senator. Since March 5, the day after she won primaries in Texas, Ohio, Rhode Island and Obama took Vermont, the Illinois senator has won backing from nine superdelegates and Clinton one, according to the campaigns and interviews.

Obama's Lead

Both sides agree her chance to win the nomination rests on winning a significant majority of superdelegates because Obama is likely to maintain a lead of at least 150 pledged delegates - - those won in primaries and caucuses -- after the last contest is finished. If he does, Clinton, 60, would have to snag more than 70 percent of the remaining 334 or so superdelegates.

Clinton also has suffered defections, notably Georgia Representative John Lewis, a prominent civil-rights leader and early backer of the New York senator, who switched to Obama.

Underlying the movement to Obama, 46, is some politicians' calculation that he'll be the strongest candidate to face Republican Senator John McCain in November.

``All along he has been the one person McCain does not want to run against and that is still true,'' said Senator Jay Rockefeller, a West Virginia Democrat who endorsed Obama last month. More HERE

AAPP: Meanwhile, The Washington Post is following the remarks made by Obama's pastor. OK, I don't get this, is Obama's pastor running for President?

Check out the report by Washington Post writer, The Sleuth: The Sleuth who writes:

Obama Disavow's Pastor's Remarks

She writes: Looks like Barack Obama is kicking his crazy uncle out of the basement.

The Democratic presidential hopeful has compared his longtime pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, to an "old uncle" with whom he doesn't always agree. But with the controversial preacher's racially inflammatory remarks and sermons burning up the Internet over the past 24 hours or so, the Obama campaign had to respond with some tough love.

In a posting on Huffington Post, Obama called Wright's statements "inflammatory and appalling" and said, "Let me say at the outset that I vehemently disagree and strongly condemn the statements that have been the subject of this controversy. I categorically denounce any statement that disparages our great country or serves to divide us from our allies. I also believe that words that degrade individuals have no place in our public dialogue, whether it's on the campaign stump or in the pulpit. In sum, I reject outright the statements by Rev. Wright that are at issue."

Among his most controversial statements, Wright said African Americans should sing "God Damn America" instead of "God Bless America." And he suggested that the Unites States invited the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with its own "terrorism."

Wright just retired from Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, where Obama, his wife, Michelle and their two young daughters attend. But Wright's sermons have been immortalized on the Internet -- unfortunately for Obama.

In one, Wright told his congregation the reason why "so many folks are hating on Barack Obama" is because he doesn't "fit the model: He ain't white, he ain't rich and he ain't privileged."

"Hillary [Clinton] fits the mold," Wright said, delivering a fiery tirade on how "Hillary never had a cab whiz past her and not pick her up because her skin was the wrong color," and how "Hillary never had to worry about being pulled over as a black man driving" and how "Hillary was not a black boy raised in a single parent home."

He also said Hillary has never been called the "N word." (Wright used the actual word.)

On Huffington Post, Obama wrote, "The statements that Rev. Wright made that are the cause of this controversy were not statements I personally heard him preach while I sat in the pews of Trinity or heard him utter in private conversation. When these statements first came to my attention, it was at the beginning of my presidential campaign. I made it clear at the time that I strongly condemned his comments. But because Rev. Wright was on the verge of retirement, and because of my strong links to the Trinity faith community, where I married my wife and where my daughters were baptized, I did not think it appropriate to leave the church. "

As you can see in this mocked-up YouTube video, which came from Fox News, Republicans could have a field day using Wright as ammunition in a general election contest against Obama.

Todd Harris, a veteran GOP political strategist, tells us, "There are hundreds of churches in Chicago to choose from but Obama picked the one with a racist preacher who is anti-American and anti-Israel. This guy makes Louis Farrakhan look like Hello Kitty and we're going to have a field day with this."

AAPP: Its interesting that the media has nothing on Barack Obama, so it keeps trying to dig-up dirt on his former pastor. As reported by the Washington Post; ABC News reviewed dozens of Rev. Wright's sermons and found "repeated denunciations of the U.S. based on what he described as his reading of the Gospels and the treatment of black Americans."

What do you think about the pastors comments?

Read more HERE

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Washington Bound

OK, live about 45 -1 hour away from D.C.

I'm joining a group of bloggers from the New Organizing Institute this weekend for a bloggers summit in Washington, DC. A number of
Afrospear and other black bloggers, are going to attend as well. They include, The Field Negro, Gabriel, from the Color of Change.org, Oliver - Like Kryptonite To Stupid - Willis, Brandon Q. White, The Super Spade, Baratunde Thurston, from Jack & Jill Politics, Pam Spaulding from Pam's House Blend, and Faye Anderson from the blog, Anderson@Large and many others.

I have to give it to the New Organizing institute. Unlike some groups like the DailyK... and Netroots, they have aggressively made attempts to be inclusive and outreach into the black blogger community. So if your in the area, stop in. like The field Negro and others, I will be reporting on the summit.


Everyone is talking Politics: Should Clinton or Obama Be First?

Here is some great political conversation and Analysis from NPR. Kimberle Crenshaw joins Farai Chideya to discuss her response to Gloria Steinem's controversial op-ed and this ongoing debate. Crenshaw is a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia University. More HERE

Should Clinton or Obama Be First?

Listen Now [6 min 22 sec]

News & Notes , March 11, 2008 · A multi-racial group of female activists, journalists, and educators have been debating who should get to be America's "first" in the Oval Office — a black person or a woman.

Gloria Steinem on Gender, Race in Election 2008

Keith Olbermann's special comments - The Hillary Clinton David Duke Style Campaign Strategy

All I can say is please watch this video. As usual Keith Olbermann's on point!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Ashley Alexandra Dupré

Ashley Alexandra Dupré' She is the star of the seamy drama that is the downfall of Gov. Eliot Spitzer of New York.




Geraldine Ferraro, Hillary Clinton, Philadelphia Kitchen Sink Strategy, Election 08

It's the new Clinton "Kitchen Sink Strategy" now the Geraldine Ferraro strategy. Get Geraldine
to make some bigoted and color aroused statements, and twist the script on the Barack Obama campaign. There are many people who see through Geraldine Ferraro. As RJ Eskow has noted,
Geraldine Ferraro, once a beacon of hope for the possibility of a new era in American politics, has now disgraced herself for a second time. Today's 'clarifying' comments regarding last week's racist remarks were, if anything, even more offensive. They, and now Ms. Ferraro herself, symbolize a dark and ugly political era that belongs firmly in the past. And by allowing her to remain with her campaign in an official capacity, Hillary Clinton has brought the shadow of Ms. Ferraro's disgrace upon herself. Read More

Clearly, Clintons' "Throw the Kitchen Sink at Obama strategy" is a strategic and deliberate.


(Photo: U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton chats with longtime-friend Geraldine Ferraro before commencement exercises for Marymount Manhattan College in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center May 20, 2005 in New York City. By Chris Hondros/Getty Images.)

AAPP: These old throw backs from days gone bye, need to just... go away. There plan is to bloody Obama up and have white women and white men hate Obama for attacking Geraldine and Hillary.

Did Hillary get a face lift? Look at her pictures in 2005 versus 2008. Speaking of looking, lets have a look at
Hillary Clinton’s Tax Return

Check out Andrew Sullivan and The Daily Dish:

The Clinton campaign's decision not to reject or denounce Geraldine Ferraro's racial gaffe strikes me as a conscious and deliberate one. The Obama campaign saw Samantha Power resign for a less offensive remark. But Ferraro is now on the networks and airwaves amping up the volume, and Clinton, in classic passive-aggressive mode, is merely "disagreeing." Isn't this obviously about Pennsylvania? Isn't this classic Rove-Morris politics - to keep designating Obama a beneficiary of affirmative action and Clinton a victimized white woman in order to racially polarize a primary where Clinton needs white ethnic votes?

Ferraro's original gaffe was an accident. The compounding of it is a strategy. A reader comments:

I'm willing to bet damn near anything Bill thought this up himself. As a white male Bill realized he couldn't push Obama into the ghetto box, but what a brilliant strategy! - let's have another "disadvantaged group" lambaste Obama through an elderly white female surrogate to divide and conquer in the victimology sweepstakes. Since whites outnumber blacks, and white females in particular outnumber black voters, it's an incredibly audacious gambit to win the nomination. Throwing the kitchen sink apparently means turning the Democratic Party into an all out race versus gender war, ultimately allowing Bill and Hillary to either emerge on top or for Obama to be so badly damaged that the Superdelegates will fear he's lost the white vote in the general election. That's exactly the game the Clinton's have set in motion here.

(Photo: U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton chats with longtime-friend Geraldine Ferraro before commencement exercises for Marymount Manhattan College in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center May 20, 2005 in New York City. By Chris Hondros/Getty Images.)

Thoughts anyone?

Why Do Male Politicians like Prostitutes and Young Interns?

My Question: Why Do Male Politicians love to have sex with prostitutes, and why would a Governor or Presidents ' wife, like Silda Spitzer or Hillary Clinton, put up with it ?

Are they weak women?

Eliott Spitzer, who was on Hillary Clinton short list as a running mate, and his wife Silda don't look to happy. She looks like she would love to hit him in the head with a bat. Anywho, Eliott Spitzer has announced his resignation, which will take effect on March 17. Only the lord knows how long it will take before Silda divorces her husband, who likes to play with young prostitutes. Reports are the FBI Watched Spitzer Before February Incident. Interesting the hypocrisy of this man. I wonder if she will stand by her man, like Hillary? it reminds me, how the hell can Hillary want to be President when she cannot take care of her house, let alone the White House.

The Washington Post has a list of interesting/Top 10 Sexual Politician Scandals, including:

10. “Gropegate.” Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Cali.) admitted groping women early in career (2003).

9. Gary Hart's affair with model Donna Rice, ruining his very promising run for the Democratic nomination for president (1988).

8. Alexander Hamilton-Maria Reynolds affair (1797).

7. The Petticoat Affair or Eaton Affair involving a sex scandal and the resignation of much of Andrew Jackson's cabinet (1831).

6. Rep. Mark Foley; (R-Fla.) accusations of sexual harassment of underage congressional page (2006).

5. The Wayne Hays-Elizabeth Ray scandal. The Washington Post broke the story quoting Elizabeth Ray, Hays's (D-Ohio) former secretary, saying that Hays hired her on his staff in order to serve as his mistress. (1976).

4. The 1983 Congressional Page sex scandal – the House Ethics Committee recommended that Rep. Dan Crane and Rep. Gerry Studds be reprimanded for having engaged in sexual relationships with minors, specifically 17-year-old congressional pages (1983).

3. Chandra Levy scandal, involving Rep. Gary Condit’s (D- Cali) affair with Levy and then her mysterious murder (2001).

2. Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) – Bathroom sex solicitation scandal (2007).

1. Monica Lewinsky, a scandal involving a President Clinton's affair with an intern (1997). Larry Craig Special Report: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/linkset/2007/08/30/LI2007083000829.html "Clinton Accused" Special Report: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/clinton/clinton.htm

Geraldine Ferraro Is Trying to Divide Democrats Along Color Lines

AAPP: Well the former closet bigot, now out of the closet bigot, racist Surrogate and Fox News contributor, former 1984 vice presidential candidate who helped Walter Mondale lose 49 states, Geraldine Ferraro stood by her controversial and racist comments about Sen. Barack Obama's presidential candidacy today. to this AAPPundit It appears that Ferraro and Hillary are working to divide the Democratic party along racial lines.

"I am sorry that people think this was a racist comment," Ferraro said in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America."

The white female Affirmative Action candidate of the 1980's declined to apologize for the firestorm she created when she told a newspaper last week that "if Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position."

Get this, She told Sawyer she was "absolutely not" sorry for what she said.

Obama Ferarro
(Getty Images/AP Photo)

Hillary Clinton and her token
negro has ignored Geraldine Ferraro's bigoted and racist statements saying to a reporter in an interview with ABC News affiliate WHTM, "Well, I don't agree with that and I think it's important that we try to stay focused on issues that matter to the American people."

I guess racial hatred and bigotry within her campaign organization is not important to Hillary Clinton. I'm in agreement with Pam Spaulding, when she wrote,
has the Clinton team gone stark raving mad? I also wonder Since When Has It Been Lucky To Be Black In America? get this now Ferraro says: “They’re attacking me because I’m white!” Hey, I'm also beginning to wonder why do (some) feminists hate Barack Obama? But, guess what, one of my favorite bloggers just might be right when he wrote, Oh, She Just Hates Black Men. Ferraro's has a long history of this crap.

Speaking of long history, Look at the long campaign history of Hillary and Company
playing the race card through racial hatred towards Obama specifically and black folks in general:

Shuck and Jive

Clinton Supporter Andrew Cuomo, Referring To Obama, Said "You Can't Shuck
And Jive At A Press Conference. All Those Moves You Can Make With The Press
Don't Work When You're In Someone's Living Room." Clinton-supporting New
York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said the thing that's great about New
Hampshire is that you have to go out and meet people rather than "shuck and
jive" through press conferences there. Cuomo said of New Hampshire on an
Albany radio station: "It's not a TV-crazed race. Frankly, you can't buy
your way into it. You can't shuck and jive at a press conference. All those
moves you can make with the press don't work when you're in someone's living
room." [Newsday, 1/11/08]

Martin Luther King/Lydon Johnson Comparsion

Clinton, Criticizing Obama For Promising "False Hope" Said That While MLK Jr. Spoke On Behalf Of Civil Rights, President Lyndon Johnson Was The One Who Got Legislation Passed: "It Took A President To Get It Done." Clinton rejoined the running argument over hope and "false hope" in an interview in Dover this afternoon, reminding Fox's Major Garrett that while Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on behalf of civil rights, President Lyndon Johnson was the one who got the legislation passed. Hillary was asked about Obama's rejoinder that there's something vaguely un-American about dismissing hopes as false, and that it doesn't jibe with the careers of figures like John F. Kennedy and King. "Dr. King's dream began to be realized when President
Johnson passed the Civil Rights Act," Clinton said. "It took a president to get it done." [Politico, 1/7/08; Video]

Clinton Introducer Said JFK Gave Hope, But Was Assassinated. Clinton introducer: "If you look back, some people have been comparing one of the other candidates to JFK and he was a wonderful leader, he gave us a lot of hope but he was assassinated and Lyndon Baines Johnson actually did all his work and got the republicans to pass all those measures." [HRC, Dover, NH,

Nelson Mandela

Bill Clinton Implied Hillary Clinton Is Stronger Than Nelson Mandela. "I have been blessed in my life to know some of the greatest figures of the last hundred years. [...] I go to Nelson Mandela's birthday party every year and we're still very close. [...] But if you said to me, 'You've got one last job for your country but it's hazardous and you may not get out with life and limb intact and you have to do it alone except I'll let you take one other person, and I had to pick one person whom I knew who would never blink, who would never turn back, who would make great decisions [...] I wouldpick Hillary.'" [ABC News, 1/7/08; Audio]

Drug Use

Clinton's NH Campaign Chair Raised The Youthful Drug Use Of Obama And Said It Would "Open The Door To Further Queries On The Matter." Clinton's Campaign Issued A Statement Distancing Themselves From Shaheen's Comments And Shaheen Issued A Statement Saying That He "Deeply Regret[s] The Comments." The Democratic presidential race took on a decidedly nasty and personal turn, with the New Hampshire co-chair for Clinton, raising the
youthful drug use of Obama. Shaheen said Obama's having been so open -- as opposed to then-Gov. George W. Bush, who refused to detail his past drug use during his 2000 presidential campaign -- will "open the door to further queries on the matter. It'll be, 'When was the last time? Did you ever give drugs to anyone? Did you sell them to anyone?'" Shaheen said. "There are so many openings for Republican dirty tricks. It's hard to overcome." By the end of the day, Clinton campaign spokesman Phil Singer had issued a statement asserting that "these comments were not authorized or condoned by the campaign in any way." And Shaheen himself issued a statement: "I deeply regret the comments I made today and they were not authorized by the
campaign in any way." [ABC News, 12/12/07]

Mark Penn, In Trying To Defend His Campaign Over Bill Shaheen's Obama Drug Use Comments, Used The Word "Cocaine," Drawing A Rebuke From Edwards Adviser Joe Trippi. Mark Penn, defending the Clinton campaign in light of Bill Shaheen's comments about Obama's drug use, repeatedly referenced Obama's cocaine use. Edwards adviser Joe Trippi accused Penn of dropping the word "cocaine" deliberately. Mark Penn said "Well, I think we have made clear
that the -- the issue related to cocaine use is not something that the campaign was in any way raising. And I think that has been made clear. I think this kindergarten thing was a joke after Senator." Joe Trippie responded and said "I think he just did it again. He just did it again. ...
This guy's been filibustering on this. He just said cocaine again." [Politico, 12/13/07; Video]

Fairy Tale

Donna Brazile Lashed Into Bill Clinton For Comparing Obama To A "Fairy Tale" And Said "It's An Insult... As An African-American" And That His Tone And Words Are "Very Depressing." Donna Brazile lit into Bill Clinton over his insulting comments of Obama, where he called him a "fairy tale" and said "I could understand his frustration at this moment. But, look, he shouldn't
take out all his pain on Barack Obama. It's time that they regroup. Figure out what Hillary needs to do to get her campaign back on track. It sounds like sour grapes coming from the former commander in chief. Someone that many Democrats hold in high esteem. For him to go after Obama, using a fairy tale, calling him as he did last week. It's an insult. And I will tell you, as an African-American, I find his tone and his words to be very depressing. ... I think his tone, I think calling Barack Obama a kid, he is a United States senator." [Politico, 1/8/08]

Cross posted on African American Political Pundit


Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Hillary Clinton's - Scorched-Earth Tactics

Her scorched-earth tactics are absolutely reprehensible.

At best, she doesn't seem to care whether her attacks on Obama now are recycled by the GOP in the fall if Sen. Obama is the Democrats' nominee, and at worst, she seems to be signaling her supporters to vote for McCain if she isn't.

Sen. Clinton's tactics have pretty much convinced me - my previous service in her husband's administration notwithstanding - that I can never vote for her, come hell, high water or John McCain!

- Steve Shender,

Steve Shender served in President Bill Clinton's administration from 1993-1995 as senior speechwriter for HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros. I am appalled by Sen. Hillary Clinton's repeated insinuations that presumptive GOP presidential nominee John McCain is better qualified to be commander in chief than Sen. Barack Obama. More HERE

AAPP: I guess Nancy Pelosi is right. The Dream Ticket is "Impossible."

Then again, was it ever possible?

Hat Tip: Blogger My Brown Eyed View

Mississippi Live Blogging - Election 08

Hillary Clinton Election Fraud - The Number 1 Reason not to Vote For Hillary Clinton

Barack Obama needs to stop being nice, and talk about one of the largest election law frauds in the United States history.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Hillary Clinton is a Color Aroused, Ignorant, Arrogant, Illogical and Condescending Race Baiter

AAPP: I get what Hillary Clinton and her surrogates, including, NBC are doing and saying to Obama: Get on the back of the bus! Boy!

Hillary and company are saying, Black folks have not payed their dues. Obama, you may be leading in the number of delegates, the number of votes, and the number of state primaries won, but your only able to be
Vice President Obama, and I Hillary Clinton, make the decision if you will be President of these here United States - Not The American People! I am so glad Obama is not hearing that get to the back of the bus conversation. She is illogical.

Check out the article by Mike Downing on
How Clinton camp justifies Obama as VP

Does Hillary Clinton believe Barack Obama is good enough to be a heartbeat away from the presidency but still a second-rate choice for commander-in-chief?

As Clinton’s campaign simultaneously questions Obama’s readiness to be commander-in-chief and enthusiastically promotes him as a vice-presidential choice should she win the nomination, a Clinton surrogate this morning made the unusual argument that Obama is “qualified” to be a heartbeat away from the presidency but still falls far short of Clinton’s readiness for the job.

Tim Russert, moderator for “Meet the Press,” bored in on the seeming inconsistency in questioning Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell, a surrogate who appeared on behalf of the Clinton campaign.

While the Clinton campaign’s recent rhetoric suggests that Obama may not meet the standard of readiness voters would expect in a commander-in-chief, Rendell argued that Obama is in fact “ready” for the job.

Still, according to Rendell, his candidate’s "dream" vice-presidential pick is “not nearly as ready as Hillary Clinton is, there's no question about that.”

Here is the exchange:

RUSSERT: Would--do you think that Barack Obama would be acceptable as vice president?

RENDELL: Acceptable? I think it would be a dream to Democrats all over this country. Personally, for me, it would be a great ticket. I mean, I'm going to fight hard for Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama, whoever the candidate is. But put them together and I think it would give America a rare opportunity to experience something just incredibly wonderful.

RUSSERT: So, if you believe he's acceptable as vice president, one heartbeat away from the presidency, you believe that Barack Obama is qualified to be commander in chief.

RENDELL: I think he's qualified. I don't think he's as good a potential commander in chief right now as Hillary Clinton is. But I certainly think he's qualified. And I will work my heart out for him if he's our nominee, just as I know Tom will work his heart out for Senator Clinton if she's our nominee.

RUSSERT: It--that seems to be in conflict with some things that you have said and what Hillary Clinton has said. On Wednesday you sent out a statement from the Clinton campaign that says, "We want a president who's ready, not one we hope will one day be ready," suggesting Barack Obama is not ready. Hillary Clinton said this on Monday. Let's listen.


CLINTON: I think that I have a lifetime of experience that I will bring to the White House. I know Senator McCain has a lifetime of experience that he will bring to the White House. And Senator Obama has a speech he gave in 2002.

(End videotape)

RUSSERT: And she went on to offer these observations about a threshold for commander in chief. Let's listen.

(Videotape, Thursday)

CLINTON: I think it's imperative that each of us be able to demonstrate we can cross the commander in chief threshold, and I believe that I've done that. Certainly Senator McCain has done that. And, and you'll have to ask Senator Obama with respect to his candidacy.

(End videotape)

RUSSERT: So, Governor Rendell, if Barack Obama's qualified to be vice president, he has crossed the commander in chief threshold. Correct?

RENDELL: Well, I, I think he's ready. He's not nearly as ready as Hillary Clinton is, there's no question about that. But, look, make no mistake about it, he's a talented, dynamic politician and, and a, and a good senator, and I think he would make a fine president. Again, is he as experienced and as ready as Hillary Clinton? Nobody is. Tim, I've been talking to Democratic candidates since 1980, and Hillary Clinton is the best-prepared candidate I've ever talked to. Far better prepared than Bill Clinton was in 1992.

RUSSERT: But if, in fact, there's a possibility Obama may be the Democratic nominee, would it be better, in the interest of the Democratic Party, that the Clintons not suggest that he hasn't passed the threshold to be commander in chief?

RENDELL: Well, sure. Look, there, there's rhetoric in a campaign on all, on all sides, and I, I think the, the issue should be framed as ready compared to Hillary Clinton. And, and that's the way I would frame the issue going forward. To me, there's no contest. I don't think--it's not Barack Obama's fault. I think almost any of the other candidates would have fallen into the same category, ready but not as ready as Hillary

AAPP: No matter how many votes a black man has, Hillary would rather have us get to the back of the bus. Thank God Obama is having none of this color aroused nonsense and has told Hillary to dream on.

Link: sevenload.com

Personally I seriously wonder why Hillary and her surrogates seem to want America to go back to this period in American history (pictured below).

Ku Klux Klansmen beat black bystander George Webb in the Birmingham Trailways station, May 14, 1961.Ku Klux Klansmen beat black bystander George Webb in the Birmingham Trailways bus station, May 14, 1961. The man with his back to the camera (center right) is FBI undercover agent Gary Thomas Rowe. Oxford University Press

Hillary Clinton Supports NY Prostitution King, Gov. Elliott Spitzer

It appears NY Governor Elliott Spitzer is engaged in a prostitution ring. Hillary Clinton is a close friend of Gov Elliot Spitzer (D-N.Y.) Spitzer, was apparently on Hillary Clinton's short list for running mate, has acknowledged in a very brief statement today that he was involved in a prostitution ring. Spritizer who recently endorsed Clinton, saying, the nation in ‘crisis’ has been urged to resign.

Hold up, but Hillary
Clinton seems to be supporting Spritzers' prostitution ring, saying, she had no comment on New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's possible involvement in a prostitution ring.

OMG, the "woman" who wants to be president of the United States supports a Governor who is involved in a prostitution ring. Check ou what she said:

"I obviously am sending my best wishes and thoughts to the governor and to his family," she told reporters after visiting with reporters in a local pizza parlor.

When asked whether Gov. Spitzer could survive politically she said "let's wait and see what comes out of the next few days. Right now I don't have any comment. I think it's appropriate to wish his family well and see how things develop."

I thought Hillary was a protector of women? oops it could be male prostitution right?

The good News:
Spitzer's Successor Would Be NY's First Black Governor

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Hillary Clinton lies about the part she played in bringing peace to Northern Ireland

AAPP: It appears Hillary Clinton is a Liar!

Hat Tip:Joyeta

You see a Nobel winner has said it would be 'silly' to believe her Irish peace claims. As reported in a London newspaper, "Hillary Clinton had no direct role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland and is a "wee bit silly" for exaggerating the part she played, according to Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former First Minister of the province."

Hillary Clinton with the Rev Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness

"I don’t know there was much she did apart from accompanying Bill [Clinton] going around," he said. Her recent statements about being deeply involved were merely "the sort of thing people put in their canvassing leaflets" during elections. "She visited when things were happening, saw what was going on, she can certainly say it was part of her experience. I don’t want to rain on the thing for her but being a cheerleader for something is slightly different from being a principal player."

Mrs Clinton has made Northern Ireland key to her claims of having extensive foreign policy experience, which helped her defeat Barack Obama in Ohio and Texas on Tuesday after she presented herself as being ready to tackle foreign policy crises at 3am.

"I helped to bring peace to Northern Ireland," she told CNN on Wednesday. But negotiators from the parties that helped broker the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 told The Daily Telegraph that her role was peripheral and that she played no part in the gruelling political talks over the years.

Lord Trimble shared the Nobel Peace Prize with John Hume, leader of the nationalist Social Democratic and Labour Party, in 1998. Conall McDevitt, an SDLP negotiator and aide to Mr Hume during the talks, said: "There would have been no contact with her either in person or on the phone. I was with Hume regularly during calls in the months leading up to the Good Friday Agreement when he was taking calls from the White House and they were invariably coming from the president." Read more: David Trimble: Hillary Clinton mere "cheerleader" in Ireland

Saturday Night LIVE, SNL, Barack on SNL, Hillary on SNL, Racist Saturday Night Live, Color Arousal, and Barack Obams' Blueprint To Win The Nomination

Look out Barack Obama, NBC and MSNBC are "coming at you" with Saturday Night Live (SNL), creating Sambo-Obama skits, Cartoons, and other negative articles.This is the second time in which SNL have run negative skits on Barack obama, and there will be some who will watch the recent weeks of fairly brutal comedy skits towards Barack Obama, and love it. There are others that see SNL as hitting a new low, as a Hillary Media Puppet.

The fact of the matter is SNL saved Clinton's campaign. 'Saturday Night Live' has been stumping for Hillary for a third week in a Row.

It would be great to see how many of the NBC writers contributed to Hillary Clinton.

I'm thankful that Billary's Saturday Night Live (SNL) Strategy didn't work in
Wyoming as Barack Obama kicked team Billary's butt in the Wyoming Democratic presidential caucuses.

As reported in The Washington Post, the Clinton campaign painted the Wyoming results as a better-than-expected showing for the New York senator.

Check out Chris Cillizza at the Washington Post. He has it down on a Obama's Blueprint for Victory. Earlier in the week, he laid out the blueprint Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) could follow to win the nomination. Today he offered a nomination-winning blueprint for Sen. Barack Obama. I Agree with his assessment.

The Obama Blueprint

1. Math Matters: The stark reality of the remaining contests is unless Clinton can win 60 plus percent of the vote in each, she is unlikely to overtake Obama in the battle for pledged delegates. That means that at the end of the nominating season (Montana and South Dakota on June 3 now that Puerto Rico has moved to June 1), it will take a significant majority of the superdelegates for Clinton to wind up as the nominee. Those are the hard numbers and they ain't likely to change. The mistake the Obama campaign made in the runup to the Ohio-Texas Two-Step is mistaking the math for a message. The math can be a compelling argument when it comes to superdelegates ("To choose Clinton is to subvert the will of voters") but average people are not swayed by the fact that the Illinois Senator has a nearly impenetrable lead among pledged delegates.

2. Fight Back (Politely): Although Obama said on Tuesday that he was happy with his campaign's strategy leading into the Ohio-Texas elections, it's clear that Clinton's decision to hit him hard on national security paid dividends. While Obama's message of hope and transformational politics has served him well to date, the endgame in the Ohio-Texas Two-Step suggests that it may be time to fight more of a trench warfare battle from here on out. The issue for Obama, of course, is that he has promised a different sort of campaign and runs the risk, if he is perceived as going negative, of losing some of the support he has built to date. The solution? Fight back in the most polite terms possible -- praising Clinton as an able public servant and the questions being raised as legitimate avenues of inquiry that Obama himself has had to answer. Asked about the campaign's new strategy on a conference call earlier this week, chief Obama strategist David Axelrod said: "This is not a decision to go negative. This is an attempt to see to it that both campaigns are held to the same yardstick."

3. What Are You Hiding?: The first e-mail from the Obama campaign that arrived in The Fix inbox following the Ohio-Texas Two-Step called on Clinton to release her tax returns. But, on a conference call later Wednesday, Axelrod broadened the argument -- and in the process provided a window into the wider Obama strategy in the race. Axelrod called Clinton a "habitual non-discloser" and then later said that she has a "history on non-disclosure." Axelrod never mentioned Whitewater, the controversy over the Clinton White House travel office or the behind-closed-doors health care commission that Clinton chaired in the 1990s. He didn't have to. Expect Obama and his surrogates to trumpet the message of Clinton as secretive over the coming weeks -- using her unwillingness to release her tax returns as a symbol of a broader pattern of non-disclosure during her years in political life. Clinton's campaign has effectively leveraged the good times of her husband's presidency to their benefit; Obama will now seek to convince voters that not everything was rosy during the 1990s.

4. Guilt the Press: Clinton effectively argued with the press over the final week before March 4, repeatedly suggesting that Fourth Estate was going easy on Obama. In politics, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery; by Wednesday, the Obama campaign was urging the media to more closely examine the claims of the Clinton campaign. "We are going to ask you guys to do your jobs," said Axelrod. Will this reverse-guilt tripping of the press work for Obama in the coming months?

5. Electability is Essential: With Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) as the official Republican nominee, Obama and his campaign will urge voters to think about the remainder of the primary race through the frame of the November election. In his speech on Tuesday night, Obama briefly congratulated Clinton but then devoted a considerable chunk of his speech to the differences between him and McCain -- a subtle signal that Obama is still preparing for a general election race. In the days following Tuesday's votes, his campaign also sought to re-invigorate the storyline that Republicans so hate Clinton that they will be motivated -- regardless of the national political environment -- to turn out and vote against her in the fall. "There's a reason Rush Limbaugh was urging Republicans to cross over and vote for Hillary Clinton in Texas," said Axelrod earlier this week.

As we wrote in the Clinton blueprint, the greatest fear among Democrats is that they will somehow miss a golden opportunity to take back the White House in 2008. Clinton is pushing hard on the idea that Obama's relative dearth of foreign policy experience makes him a risk. Obama will counter with the idea that Clinton is so divisive that nominating her represents the far greater risk.

AAPP: Sounds like a winning blueprint for Barack Obama to me. I had some of the same thoughts in my recent post, An Open Letter To Barack Obama What do you think? Is it a good blueprint?

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