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WASHINGTON--In an exclusive interview, Fox's Bill O'Reilly has the most detailed exchange to date with Barack Obama over his relationship with Bill Ayers, the University of Illinois-Chicago education professor who was a member of the radical, violent, "Weather Underground" in the 1970s.

Ayers spent 10 years as a fugitive--and now lives in Hyde Park with wife Bernardine Dohrn--also a Weather Underground fugitive. They faced federal charges when they surfaced, eventually dropped. Ayers and Dohrn--who runs a program at Northwestern's law school--have become well regarded members of Chicago's civic community. I wrote a column in April explaining how the past of Ayers---an urban education specialist embraced by Mayor Daley--did not bother anyone in Chicago by the time Obama showed up on the scene.

Here's O'Reilly.....

MR. O'REILLY: Now for our top story tonight, part three of my interview with Barack Obama. After speaking with him last week, I have a new respect for the man. I believe he is sincere in his beliefs, and his presence has definitely changed politics forever.

click below to continue transcript, courtesy Federal News Service

For our conservative viewers, consider this. Without Obama's dramatic rise, there would be no Sarah Palin, there would be no new blood in American politics. But Senator Obama's associations continue to trouble some voters, and that is where we begin tonight.

(Begin videotaped interview.)

MR. O'REILLY: I'm sitting there, and I'm an American. I'm sitting there in Bismarck, North Dakota, I'm sitting there in Coral Springs, Florida, and I'm seeing Reverend Wright, I'm seeing Father Pfleger, who think Louis Farrakhan's a great guy, I'm seeing Bernadette Dohrm and Bill Ayers, Weather Underground radicals who don't think they bombed enough, I'm seeing MoveOn.org, who says General Betray Us, and I'm seeing you go to a Daily Kos convention -- and this week, Daily Kos came out and said that Sarah Palin's Down syndrome baby was birthed by her 15-year old with no proof -- they put that on there -- and I'm going, gee, that Barack Obama, he's got some pretty bad friends. Am I wrong?

SEN. OBAMA: You are wrong. Let's start from scratch. Number one, I know thousands of people, right, and so, understandably, people will pick out folks who they think they can --

MR. O'REILLY: I don't know anybody like that, and I know thousands of people. I don't know anybody like that.

SEN. OBAMA: Well, hold on a second. Let me make my point now. The Wright thing we've talked about. Look, I joined a church to worship God, not a pastor. This whole notion that he was my spiritual mentor and all this stuff, this is something that I've consistently discussed. I have not heard him make the offensive comments that ended up being looped on this show constantly. And I was offended by them and ultimately --

MR. O'REILLY: You had never heard those comments?

SEN. OBAMA: I hadn't heard those comments.

MR. O'REILLY: He was selling them in the lobby at the church.

SEN. OBAMA: What can I tell ya?

MR. O'REILLY: How many times did you go to church a month?

SEN. OBAMA: You know, I'd probably go twice a month sometimes.

MR. O'REILLY: And he never said inflammatory stuff?

SEN. OBAMA: He didn't say stuff like that, all right.

MR. O'REILLY: Did he say white people were bad?

SEN. OBAMA: No. What he said was racism is bad.

MR. O'REILLY: But not white people are bad?

SEN. OBAMA: There was no doubt that what he said was racism was bad. The relationship was ruptured, I'm not a member of the church.

MR. O'REILLY: Right.

SEN. OBAMA: In both his case and Father Pfleger's case, they've done great work in the community. And I worked in some very poor communities. That's how I got to know these folks because I was working in these neighborhoods.

Now, on this Ayers thing which, you know, you've been hyping, Bill, pretty good --

MR. O'REILLY: Not that much. You know, you were on the Woods Foundation board --

SEN. OBAMA: Here's the bottom line. This guy did something despicable 40 years ago.

MR. O'REILLY: You know, (it was ?) despicable last week when he said he didn't do enough bombings. That's last week!

SEN. OBAMA: I haven't seen the guy in a year and a half.

MR. O'REILLY: But you know who he was. He's on the Woods Foundation board. You know he is there.

SEN. OBAMA: Let me finish my point, all right. Here's a guy who does something despicable when I'm 8-years old.

MR. O'REILLY: Okay.

SEN. OBAMA: All right. I come to Chicago, he's working with Mayor Richard Daley, not known to be a radical. So he and I know each other as a consequence of work he's doing on education. That is not an endorsement of his views. That's not me --

MR. O'REILLY: But you guys partnered up on a youth crime bill. You remember that?

SEN. OBAMA: And it was a good bill.

MR. O'REILLY: No, it wasn't. That bill said that if a youth commits a second violent felony, he does time in an adult prison. That's two shots! You said no. You know the south side of Chicago. You know how many people are hurt.

SEN. OBAMA: Listen, you're absolutely right. My community gets hit by crime more than anyplace else.

MR. O'REILLY: And I'm right on that bill. You were wrong on that bill.

SEN. OBAMA: I disagree with you on that bill. We're getting too far afield here.

MR. O'REILLY: You and Ayers were allied on that bill.

SEN. OBAMA: No, no. Look, he didn't write that bill.

MR. O'REILLY: No, he was supporting it and so were you.

SEN. OBAMA: (Laughs.

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MR. O'REILLY: But you guys were together on it.

SEN. OBAMA: No, no. Hold on a second. Now we're getting --

MR. O'REILLY: It's all right. If that's unfair, I'm sorry.

SEN. OBAMA: That's pretty flimsy. Here's the point, right. This guy is not part of my campaign. He's not some adviser of mine. He is somebody who worked on education issues in Chicago that I know. The problem that your viewers, your guys, your folks, the folks you champion, the problem you're going through, the problems they're going through with trying to pay their bills, trying to keep their job, trying to move up in this world, their problem isn't Bill Ayers. It was Bill Ayers 40 years ago when he was blowing stuff up.

MR. O'REILLY: They want a president who they can identify with.

SEN. OBAMA: They want a president -- and they should be able to identify with me because my story is your story. My story is your story --

MR. O'REILLY: But your associations are not my associations. Moveon -- General Betray Us -- the Daily Kos.

SEN. OBAMA: I was offended by that, and I said that I was offended by it.

MR. O'REILLY: But you said good things about them. You showed up to the Kos convention. You don't get worse than these.

SEN. OBAMA: Hold on a second. I mean, there's a whole bunch of stuff said on Fox about me that is completely biased.

MR. O'REILLY: Correct the record. Correct the record.

SEN. OBAMA: Well, but I still don't mind coming on your show. Just because there are a whole bunch of things that may be said on this network that I completely disagree with, I don't sort of assume that you have to take responsibility for everything that is said on Fox News anymore than I would expect you to take responsibility for everything that's said on Daily Kos. Think about it.

MR. O'REILLY: But that's a hateful thing. Fox News is not hateful.

SEN. OBAMA: (Laughs.)

MR. O'REILLY: Oh, it is.

SEN. OBAMA: Bill, Bill --

MR. O'REILLY: Some of our commentators --

SEN. OBAMA: If you were watching Sean Hannity consistently --

MR. O'REILLY: He's a commentator, though.

SEN. OBAMA: Well, but that's all these bloggers are. I'm not making an excuse for them.

MR. O'REILLY: Whoa. Hannity's never said he wants Dick Cheney to die of cancer.

SEN. OBAMA: Hold on. Hold on a second. Hold on a second. All I'm saying is these guys, they've given me a hard time. You know one of the times they gave me a hard time?

MR. O'REILLY: They're raising a ton of money for you.

SEN. OBAMA: You know one of the times they gave me a hard time was when I went to campaign for Joe Lieberman. Now, Joe didn't mention that in his speech the other night. (Laughs.)

MR. O'REILLY: And they gave you a hard time about voting for the FISA.

SEN. OBAMA: The FISA, exactly. So it's not -- all I'm saying is I expect to be held responsible for the things I say and do. And one of the things that's happened in this campaign -- and I think that you have the power to help correct the record on this -- is not to put me in a position where every tangential relationship --

MR. O'REILLY: There's a pattern of behavior here.

SEN. OBAMA: No, there is not a pattern of behavior. It is classic guilt by association.

MR. O'REILLY: The pattern of behavior is that you feel very comfortable, for some reason, in far-left precincts. That's the pattern of behavior that I see.

SEN. OBAMA: But Bill, I've got friends who are on the far right.

MR. O'REILLY: Who?

SEN. OBAMA: I've got colleagues in the Senate.

MR. O'REILLY: Who? Give me a name.

SEN. OBAMA: Well --

MR. O'REILLY: (Laughs.)

SEN. OBAMA: No, no, no.

MR. O'REILLY: I always do that. I'm sorry.

SEN. OBAMA: No, but here's what happens is if I give a name then the next thing I'll know is people will say, they're comparing this friend of his to Bill Ayers.

MR. O'REILLY: You know what I want to hear? I go golfing with Rush Limbaugh. That's what I wanted to hear there!

(End videotaped interview.

MR. O'REILLY: All right. Tomorrow, the final part of the Obama interview. He says he can get us off oil. We'll explore that in our no-spin fashion again tomorrow night.

END.

33 Comments

there is a pattern with people he associates with,that are anti American. someone should press him on Tony Rezko,this guy is Syrian born and raised,has a reputation for influencing chicago politicians,and is a convicted felon. when the obama's ran into trouble closing the deal on their house,(funny them both being lawyers) they had options,why would they turn to someone like that,to bail them out.these people he seems to migrate to especially Rezko makes me very concerned about him being president,and that story about him not buying his kids Christmas and birthday gifts is to show them limitations doesn't wash when he goes out and rents an NFL stadium when the Pepsi center would have been more than adequate. coincidentally the Muslim religion also do not believe in celebrating Christmas or birthdays makes you nervous don't it

Jake Tapper reported Bill Ayers's statement in full today. Bill O'Reilly should read it:
http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2008/09/in-a-not-remote.html
"From his Chicago home, Bill Ayers responds to the 'We didn't do enough,' statement, a soundbite echoing ad nauseam through the media."

Says the Ayers cartoon: "It's impossible to get to be my age and not have plenty of regrets. The one thing I don't regret is opposing the war in Vietnam with every ounce of my being.

"During the Vietnam war, the Weather Underground took credit for bombing several government installations as a dramatic form of armed propaganda. Action was taken against symbolic targets in order to declare a state of emergency. But warnings were always called in, and by design no one was ever hurt.

"When I say, 'We didn't do enough,' a lot of people rush to think, 'That must mean, "We didn't bomb enough s---."' But that's not the point at all. It's not a tactical statement, it's an obvious political and ethical statement. In this context, 'we' means 'everyone.'

"The war in Vietnam was not only illegal, it was profoundly immoral, millions of people were needlessly killed. Even though I worked hard to end the war, I feel to this day that I didn't do enough because the war dragged on for years after the majority of the American people came to oppose it. I don't think violent resistance is necessarily the answer, but I do think opposition and refusal is imperative."

What is the point of Bill O'Reilly in this interview other than him trying to connect Obama with someone else? I mean, is he going to ask him about his policies or his hopes and dreams for our country? This interview seems to be more about what O'Reilly thinks than it is about what Obama thinks or even about what the American people would want to know. Too bad Fox, you've let Bill blow your chance at coming off as a real news show again. "Fair and balanced" seems even more of a joke after this one.

Why don't right wing neo-con Bill ever ask John Mccain about the Keating five? He always says he asks the tough questions ? This was twenty years ago. Mccain and John Glenn were cleared but were accused of making very poor judgments in the Lincoln Savings and loan scandle. Is Mr. Obama allowed any bad judgments in his life Mr Bill? Does he ever realise how much a persons views can change from the time they are twenty years old to the time they are forty?
Why don't he ask Mrs. Palin why she lies about her Chef/janitor that is at the govs mansion in Alaska? Why don't Fox News ever ask republicans any real questions???
People: Sterling Lewis once wrote that fascism will come to America and it will be a cross wraped in an American flag. The Carl Rove movement has put this country where it is today and people like Bill O, Hannity and Rush are the front men. Look up fascism. It is the surpression of all oposition. If you disagree with these fascist's your not american. Your un-patriotic. John Mccain doesn't believe in all of this crap either. He is standing on this platform so he can appease all of the bible thumping red necks in this country. One thing for certain. Weather Obama,Mcain, Biden or Palin get into the office of president, it has to be better then the idiot we've got right now.

I'm glad that Obama is not affraid to talk to anyone. How come McCain cancelled his interview with Larry King and where the hell is Sarah Palin?

You might not agree with Obama but at least he is
willing to discuss the issues and have interviews with people like Bill who give him a hard time. Thtat a leader that I want in office.


To all concerned undecided Americans. In case it may be not emphasized by the "Drive By Media" Let it be known there are some things the left wish to avoid. Sarah Palin's experience of which Obama has little to noe in comparison.
Sarah Palin - Commander and Chief Alaska's National Guard, a full lt time active unit per Homeland Security. Alaska is the front line defense for this nation's Missle offense/defense. Being so close to Russia she holds clearances that many especially OBAMA never held or heard of and that includes "Biden" another bufoon. Someone ought to take a closer look at Sarah "Wow" No experience????? Really!!!! How absurd. OBAMA Just another wannabee who will neverbeeeeeee. America is not stupid to entrust this nut case with this great responsibility.

I only hope these little items that are avoided by the left are brought out more.

Obama's associates aren't anti-american. They are people who have or know of too many who fall on the short end of the stick or who are victims of the system that has been structured in this country since 1776. What they really want...minus the whole Tony Rezko thing...is just fairness, racial equality, simple justice, equal opportunity under the law. There is a growing number of people who fall under this false slogan of "radical anti-americans". These individuals are truly tired of the good ole boy system that has almost led us to the end of it's manifest destiny...and in hindsight that destiny is something that history will never commend or be proud of. It's time for a change, before it really is to late.

O'REILLY was selectively tough. He had a no BS type approach and did not allow questions to be dodged (as of part 3 - we will see about the rest). But still, he did not ask Obama what I most want to hear about: why Obama stayed in a racist black liberation theology church for 20 years (Oprah left it) and allowed his daughters to be raised in that - nobody is detailing for the american people just exactly what this black liberation theology is. Why? Research it, if you can find a site that has not be sanitized. It's racist!!!

When will Bill O' Reilley interview McCain and Palin? No one has spoken about that. I believe that Fox News is being too harsh on Obama and letting the Republican party get away with murder. Instead of worshipping the Republican Party, they should push for them to focus on the issues and not lipstick. The reason why Palin is so popular is because the media is constantly focusing on her. I believe it is very unfair. Also what about AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN? All I see is the polls on white women. Can you show the poll of African American Women views of John McCain! Fox News just can't do one side in not the other.

republicans hang out with the best of crowds. rumsfeld hung out with sadaam (with pic to boot) when u.s. was financing his war. guilt by association. cheney meeting with oil execs 40 times and environmental group once during consultation for energy bill. mccain hanging out with pastor mcgee who said catholics would cause end of the world.

but then what does that have to do with the $1 trillion deficit, our crumbling infrastructure while we spend 12 billion a month in iraq, or that the dollar is now worth as much as the peso since w took office.

at this rate, frat boy republicans will take us from superpower to banana republic in record time. even though we "feel" (that's all sentimental americans can do these days; thinking is for the elites) if anyone traveled to beijing or berlin airport or train station, compared to anything we have, we're 3rd world.

enough already.

Bill, you disappoint me with all these softballs. I expected tough questions and aggressive string-pulling. Tsk, tsk.

Bill,
What about Rezko? Mahdi Auchi? Al Sammarae? Rashid Khalaidi, Rev Wright? Farrakhan? Obongo Obama? Raila Odinga? Said? Al Mansour? Who Else?????

I thought Bill threw softballs, also. Typical Bill O. would have been constantly interrupting and regurgitating every answer into a different one. I thought he showed Obama an adequate amount of respect and patience. At least more than he normally shows high profile guests. You lefties have been spoiled by the coddling of your candidates by the alphabet networks. I think Hillary's supporters got a bitter taste of the bias of the major networks during the primaries. Conservatives and non-Democratic candidates have almost given up on several of the networks as an accurate venue in which to put forward their ideas without any liberal spin.
Jim, if you want to abandon the Good Ol' Boy politics and running of our government, I would suggest you find a champion of that cause that doesn't have a Donkey or an Elephant lapel pin, because either one is more of the same.

If McCain wins we are all screwed. That's what it boils down to. Wait and see.

Michael Hudson,

What fantasy world do you live in?, The governor of Alaska is not currently in charge of its National Guard, The Guard has been in Federal Service since 2003, because of the War in Iraq, Meaning PALIN Governor since 06" has NEVER been in charge of the Alaska National Guard. NORAD is charge of nation missile defense, The only thing PALIN is in charge of is ripping off federal tax dollars so Alaskans get more per captia than ANY OTHER State. PALIN was elected with only 114,697 votes...in the state with one of the smallest populations in the nation (600K)

OBAMA on the other hand has 18 million votes and counting in the Primary and is the Senator in the 5th largest population in nation. You want to compare resumes? Anyone who can read can see all the amazing things Obama has done with his life..PALIN, Like McCain is a Fraud.

How's that song go...Three blind mice, three blind mice...etc... Republicans and Democrats remind me of that tune. However, put yourself in the place of a manager preparing to hire an individual to perform probably the toughest job in the world, the American presidency. Experience is important to perform the duties, wouldn't you say? Russia acting up again.. who's really in charge of North Korea now..China, Chavez, Cuba? I'm afraid as an Independent, I want someone with a proven resume and the experience to deal with these threats. Well, I finally made up my mind. Keep us safe Mr. McCain...You have my vote...
PS...For those of you saying the economy is our number #1 concern, We may not have an economy as we know it if some of these idiots get their way. Think about it!

I am a Catholic, but don't associate me with all of the priests that molested boys. Everyone knows someone bad or with different views, after all, this is America.
Go OBAMA!

Why no questions on illegal immigration? Isn't this O'reilly's hot button?

This interview was a joke! All he wanted to do was throw out Bill Ayers's name a dozen times or so just so his viewers continue to hear that name. What about KEATING 5? McCain was pretty corrupt back then, and it was HIM, not someone who committed a crime when he was 8 (back in 1854) and worked with later. Bush committed lots of crimes and McCain lives in his pocket. Obama's plan for this country is so much better than McCain's. McCain is a political coward who used to be a Maverick. I don't trust McCain and I'm sure Sarah Palin is really sorry about her choice of running mate.

I too wanted to know why he would choose a church that practiced Black Liberation Theology...which is racist and anti-American.
No one has asked him this and it is the crux of the problem. As for Ayers, bombing is wrong. It is wrong if someone did it when I was six or when I was twenty-one or sixty. It is just wrong. I've see Bill Dailey and others try to say Ayers is mainstream. There is something rotten at the University of Chicago and with the politicians in that city if they associate with unreptent terrorists. Unlike Bill, I don't believe Obama is sincere. I believe he will say or do anything to be elected...if he is we will all be sorry..

hi the article was simply superb.thank u....bye

This gets so silly. If a person was to ask Governor Palin about the people she works with and are in her circle to be responsible for their actions the so called conservatives would be up in arms. Politics may be equal to mud and senators like the gardeners how can you work with out moving dirt?

Stop being so silly

I'm glad that Obama is not affraid to talk to anyone. How come McCain cancelled his interview with Larry King and where the hell is Sarah Palin?

Sarah Palin is an actress she would not go on a show that would ask her questions she doesn't have a script for. She is no Hillary Clinton. Hillary is tough Sarah is an actress.

Michael Hudson on September 10, 2008 1:49 PM
"Being so close to Russia she holds clearances that many especially OBAMA never held or heard of and that includes "Biden" another bufoon."

Oh man! She is the governor of a state with a smaller population than the amount of people Obama organized in Chicago while he was in his twenties! Just because the state is next to Russia doesn't mean the governor has foreign policy experience! I mean man, she just got her first passport in 2006!

I agree with Andy, Fox News is NOT "Fair and balanced" Thus, I don't consider it a credible News Station. Obama is guilty by association, but the Keating Five is OK when it comes to McCain. I was at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. The crowd started a wave. I overhead a guy behind me say, "FOX News will be reporting this as a terorist wave"! It would've been funny if it wasn't sooo true. Additionaly, I was down in Texas (I reside in Co) in mid August and heard much the same thing from a couple of Texans as far as the obvious prejudice exuding from FOX News. Does McCain or has he ever had an orignal thought of his own. Obama is the one that came up with the slogan in regards to "Change." Now, McCain's slogan is "Change we can trust." He also speaks of giving the govt back to the people. This was first put forward by Obama. Additionally, his main jab against Obama was his lack of experience, but yet he picks Palin for VP. He's up there in age and has had cancer four times, so it's NOT inconceivable (if somehting happens to McCain) that we would still have an inexperienced president if we vote McCain/Palin. What is he a copycat? I truly respect McCain for his service to our country and awful experience as a POW, but don't feel he's the best candidate for president. With his connections (both father & grandfather were generals) and his wife that is worth 100 million dollars, I don't believe he can truly understand the plight of the average working class. No wonder he said that you're middle class if you make under $5 million dollars.

Becky in Co

experience: obama has excatly 143 days in the senate as a freshman. liberals like to think that the governor from alaska is not expericenced enough to run this country. Then why did all the liberals fall in love with the governor from my state four years ago. Howard Dean. Vermont is smaller than alaska. Vermont has the same number of delagates as alaska, and a much smaller budget, a small population, and has to idiots in the senate, just like alaska.

The media is driven by demand and it appears that my fellow and sister Americans want more soap operas than civilized, responsponsible, reflective information gathering. Two intelligent, generous, thoughtful men with differing views on how to deal with serious economic and global issues facing our nation have have accepted the nomination for the highest office in the land. Can we stop the trash talking and focus on the future for our children and grandchildren or are we forever condemned to mock the process by attempting to win at all costs by beating down the opponent?

Calling on all Americans � (Regardless of your gender, skin color, sexual or religious preference, etc): I appreciate everyone�s opinions on both sides of the campaign as it gives various viewpoints to look at. However, I have one suggestion for you to do... That is this: Educate yourself! Do your own research of what the office of the President and Vice President are responsible for and the limitations of what they can and cannot do under the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Listen to what others are saying about the candidates; their platforms, beliefs and voting records, and then VOTE (encourage your family and friends to vote) on your own beliefs and what you've learned through your own research. Learn who is financing the candidates, which might also tell you where their allegiance may lie and how they could vote. Finally, hold your elected leaders (Senators, Congressmen, President, Vice-President, Governors, and Mayors) accountable for the way they vote, know what they are voting for (did you know that the Senators and Congressmen can vote themselves a raise without ever bringing it up the people that they are serving and that they have their own retirement plan that they are eligible for after serving only one term in office?) and how they are voting, and finally, communicate with them consistently. Thank you, from a Soldier of the United States!

Americans.....all americans, Save you country, your children , grandchildren from the MC Cain/Palin dissaster that will drive America to its Knees.

Does Bill O'Reilly ever let ANYONE finish a sentence?

At the end of the day, Bill is NOT tough and he is not that good.

In this era where journalism is dead (it's just a democratic party agency), he, O'Reilly may be the least bad. To his credit, he may be by far the least bad.

He didn't tie the undeniably corrupt mayor Daley's machine to Barack?

That's enough right there to spoil any hope that the conman for POTUS is facing serious questions.

Then there is the Jewish question which Bill doesn't touch, as is the case in American m.s.m.

OUR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is being sold out, and at the end of the day, even Bill O'Reilly isn't do much to stop the plundering of our country.

Carl Segvich

Republican Committeeman - 11th Ward, Chicago

www.11thWard.US


"When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
Thomas Jefferson

It is a shame what this election has boiled down to which in a my world race and a cultural war. Barry Obama talks about Change, Change and more Change but yet he is far from it. Just ask the people of Illinois who matter but yet the media is affraid to because they will hear the truth and the truth does not matter in their world.

John Mc Cain on the other hand went out on a limb to pick a running mate who is not a doctor or lawyer. Mc Cain in my opinion has to rise above the childish remarks of the media and the Hollywood left. He needs to press the envelope more on the issues. He will get my vote because of what the Media, George Soros and the Hollywood Left are attempting to do to this country. I absoluting do not want Moveon.org to have any voice in this country because of George Soros who by the way has been kicked out of at least two countries that I know of. I do not want any of the media conducting the debates.Let's take it to the streets and have the working people ask the questions.

"not guilty of associatieon"? I see the pattern starting Rezko, Nahdmi Auchi, Jeremiah Wright, Louis Farrakhan, his wife Michell's outburst of confession of being ashamed of her country for 42 years, and Bill Ayers, planned Parenthood,... all far ultra leftiests. And it's impossible for me to believe that they have not help him to mold his image of America's future.

America should have paid ALOT MORE ATTENTION to Obamas shadiness (and that is putting it very nicely) Of course he is not going to say "yeah me and Bill are like this" He tells untruths, like when he said he was a Christian. Por Favor! ! That Church he supposidely went to with Jeremiah Wright leading the pack?? Whatever America wants to hear. He is a wolf in sheeps clothing, straight out. He kicked off his political career in Ayers home. Ayers had a fund raiser for him. He down plays these things as if it were nothing, but anyone with half a brain can see through all the BS and mark my words, America made a really bad decision. The President has absolutely no credability as far as I and millions of Americans are concerned. Why should he? He has not earned it that is for sure. Has anyone thought that maybe Ayers is heavily influencing certain decisions from the sidelines and that he has an agenda to play out here? That instead of bombing things he would be a bit more clever with his delivery. That Obama is only his charismatic puppet boy. He chose him to swoon the American people. Obama is an Attorney okay. What do Attorney;s do best? His Community Organizing Position and his half hearted, shoddy voting record (NV over 45% of the time. NV by the way means that he was present for the vote and decided not to vote??)
hardly makes him qualified by any means to take on out countries enormous problems. I also speculate as if the Stimulus Package was also part of the plan to put us in a most vulnerable situation for some future scenario. Some radical agenda. Obama is also a Radical and he is no Christian, he is a straight out athiest or a Muslim. What freaks me out is how ignorant America is about him. Like someone put a Stupid SPell on everybody. If you can add and add and add some more than you can figure that this kind of irresponsible spending will not pull us out of trouble and we probubly won't feel the effects until after Obama is just a fleeing memory (and then whoever is in charge then will get blamed) but if your have any basic knowledge of business, accounting then you know we are doomed. You know I cannot completely blame Obama. I blame the duped voters who so blindly and ignorantly voted for someone who they obviously knew NOTHING about. They were blinded to the truth. Seduced by his smile. Some are marveled by his quick call to action and how much he has accomplished so quickly. Well wake up, he didn't do it alone and I am sure it has been in the works for years. . .

Just think about it. Do your homework, some research and be objective and remember things are not always as they appear. . . .

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