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Pfleger at his church had called Clinton ''Hilltop" while praising Wright

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WASHINGTON---ABC News Jake Tapper has an audio recording of Father Michael Pfleger delivering another sermon on May 31 were he mocked Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and praised Rev. Jeremiah Wright. To listen to the audio LINK

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I am Catholic and the archdiocese should take away this priest church from him, for he is using it for political purposes. Once again the poor judgement shown by Barack Obama in the type of bigot, racist, radical associates he has had for over 20 years. This is what you want in the White House?

STOP GRASPING AT STRAWS!
LET IT GO!
GET SOME DINNER AND RELAX!

What stuns me is that the remarks of people on Obama's campaign (not just supporters, but longtime campaign officials) that are clearly racist, cleary inappropriate ... are OK with Obama supporters. OK with the press. OK with everyone.

Well, if you elect this idiot, this non-principled doofus, well, you deserve what you get.

But not me. I'm done.

DON'T HATE TRY AND RELATE!
TRY AND MEND FENCES NOT START TROUBLE!
DON'T SEND SPIES TO A CHURCH!
THIS IS WHY THE MAN LEFT THE CHURCH, NOW IF SOMETHING HAPPENS
THERE, IT ISN'T ON HIM, BECAUSE HE ISN'T A MEMBER!

And I am supposed to believe his so-called apologies are sincere?

jp,

This isn't "grasping at straws" - this is racism, hatred, and sexism - pure and simple.

If those comments came from a "white" church, Reverend Al, Jesse Jackson, and the NAACP would be protesting like crazy...AND RIGHTFULLY SO! The double standard in this country is appalling.

Father Pfleger, you say you received 3000 emails of hate and death threats......Well, give them to LAW ENFORCEMENT (police & FBI). Why haven't you if you are telling the truth? Otherwise, I'm skeptical and wonder if you are a liar......BTW, Lynn Sweet, why aren't journalists like yourself challenging Pfleger to turn those emails over?

CONGRATULATIONS TO BARACK OBAMA ON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION!
NOW IT'S TIME TO FOCUS ON MCCAIN, I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE DEBATES!
OBAMA WILL CHEW THIS GUY UP LIKE PAC-MAN!
MCCAIN WE'RE COMING AFTER YOU!
BARACK OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT BEFORE CHENEY MAKES ANOTHER WISECRACK
ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA!

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