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  With the exception of some background entries at the top, this page is organized alphabetically, by political issue.
  Background


  
Barack Obama was born of Marxists; mentored by a communist writer and activist; spent his college days hanging around radical activists; worked as a radical community organizer, learning the radical tactics of the communist, Alinsky; attended a radical church; was introduced to Chicago politics by a communist in the home of another communist; and today lends his political skill to the international goals of radical activists, and had radicals working on his campaign and in his administration.

The fact is, Obama has been around Marxists, of one kind or another, since the age of 12.  Before that, it was Muslims.  Barack Obama is no Jack Armstrong.
  Frank Marshall Davis


      
Obama had an admitted relationship with Frank Marshall Davis, who was publicly identified as a member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).  The record shows that Obama was in Hawaii from 1971-1979, where, at some point in time, he developed a close relationship, almost like a son, with Davis, listening to his "poetry" and getting advice on his career path.  In his book, "Dreams From My Father," Obama refers to Davis repeatedly as just "Frank."
  At Occidental It Was Marxist Professors


    

In his first memoir, "Dreams," Obama included a description of black student life at Occidental College in Los Angeles in 1979, writing, "There were enough of us on campus to constitute a tribe, and when it came to hanging out many of us chose to function like a tribe, staying close together, traveling in packs," he wrote.  "It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names." -- he added -- "To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully.  The more politically active black students.  The foreign students.  The Chicanos.  The Marxist professors and structural feminists.

  At Columbia It Was Marxist Conferences


    
During Obama's Columbia period, he regularly attended the Marxist-Socialist conferences at Cooper Union and African cultural fairs in Brooklyn and started lecturing his relatives until they worried he'd become "one of those freaks you see on the streets around here."
  At Work It Was Marxist Tactics


    
Obama answered a help-wanted ad for a position as a community organizer for the Developing Communities Project (DCP) of the Calumet Community Religious Conference (CCRC) in Chicago.   Obama was 24 years old, unmarried, and according to his memoir, searching for a genuine African-American community.
  1st Amendment -- Obama Uses It


   
"St. Louis County Circuit Attorney Bob McCulloch, St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce, Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer, and Obama and the leader of his Missouri campaign Senator Claire McCaskill have attached the stench of police state tactics to the Obama-Biden campaign."
  2nd Amendment -- Obama's Against It


   
"Any sportsman who counts Barack Obama as one of his friends is seriously confused," said ISRA Executive Director Richard Pearson.  "Throughout his tenure in the Illinois Senate, Obama served as one of the most loyal foot soldiers in Mayor Daley's campaign to abolish civilian firearm ownership.  While a state senator, Obama voted for legislation that would ban and forcibly confiscate nearly every shotgun, target rifle and hunting rifle in the state.  Obama also voted for bills that would ration the number of firearms a law-abiding citizen could own, yet give a pass to the violent thugs who roam our streets.  And, inexplicably, Obama voted four times against legislation that would allow citizens to use firearms to defend their homes and families."
  Abortion -- Obama's For It


    
The entire issue of abortion involves determining when a baby becomes a person.  If Obama thinks this is above his pay grade, then he probably shouldnít be running for political office.  If a baby is a person at conception, then abortion is murder.  If Obama doesnít believe that abortion is murder, then he canít believe in the personhood, the humanity, of an embryo or fetus -- not unless heís some kind of monster.
  Affirmative Action -- Obama's For It


   

April 29th -- Obama says, "I still believe in affirmative action as a means of overcoming both historic and potentially current discrimination ..."
  Alinsky -- Obama's A Fan


  
Through a process combining hope and resentment, the organizer tries to create a "mass army" that brings in as many recruits as possible from local organizations, churches, services groups, labor unions, corner gangs, and individuals.  Alinsky provides a collection of rules to guide the process.  But he emphasizes these rules must be translated into real-life tactics that are fluid and responsive to the situation at hand.
  Change -- Euphemism For Socialism


    
Yup, Obama isn't done with his personal fable.  He's got another novel on the way.  Youíll never guess the what the title is.


"Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obamaís Plan to Renew Americaís Promise" is a recycled collection of talking points and speeches.  It attempts to explain all the gaffes and lies he's uttered over the past years.

Barack Obamaís plan to renew America -- yeah!  In the image of Karl Marx.

  China -- People's Republic Of


       
Yup, Obama sold $700 billion in treasuries to China.  China now holds the mortgage to the United States of America.
  Crime and Punishment -- Light On The Punishment, Please


    
Obama doesn't talk much about his views on crime and punishment -- at least not in front of general audiences -- and for good reason.  While his Web site says he's "a strong proponent of tougher measures to fight crime," his record tells a different story.  As an Illinois state senator, for example, he acted more as a friend to criminals than to cops,
  Defense -- Obama's Against It


      
According to the new strategy, the U.S. will not use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against nonnuclear members that sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, known as the NPT, and comply with its terms.  For strategic deterrence purposes, in the case of extreme provocation, the U.S. keeps the right to use or threaten to use nuclear arms against nuclear states and NPT signatories for failing to abide by its terms.
  Demagoguery -- Obama's For It


    
Demagogues use dishonesty to shape opinions.  Webster defines one as "a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power."  But, does it matter if our leaders deceive us?  After all, everyone knows politicians lie -- so why not just adjust expectations?
  Egypt -- Obama Hasn't A Clue


    
Under Obama's leadership, the US has voluntarily ceded its authority as the world's super power.  After all, according to Obama, all countries and cultures are equal.  America's voice should be but one of many.  This is now becoming a reality.  Egypt continues to burn.  And Obama parties and Twitters by proxy.  Welcome to the new world order.
  Elections -- Obama Prefers Them Rigged


      
The Democrats in Congress are pushing for a new law that would allow nearly 4 million people currently banned from voting to cast their ballot, and most of those millions, studies show, will vote Democrat.  And where will these new voters come from?  Why, from the ranks of convicted felons.
  Energy -- Obama's For Windmills


    
Obama is lying.  There is no "clean energy future" when he talks of solar and wind energy. America needs oil, but the policies of previous administrations from the 1970s onward have stymied production, shut down existing wells, driven oil companies to seek it anywhere but here!  Instead, he devoted the thrust of his address to tell Americans they must "embrace a clean energy future", must "transition away" from so-called fossil fuels, and that the nation must, in fact, "accelerate" that effort.  Obama is lying.  There is no "clean energy future" when he talks of solar and wind energy.
  Globalism -- Obama's For It


    
"Tonight, I speak to you not as a candidate for president, but as a citizen...a proud citizen of the United States...and a fellow citizen of the world."  Barack H. Obama II
  Government Pharma -- Obama Loves It


    
The Obama administration says it has become so concerned about the slowing pace of new drugs coming out of the pharmaceutical industry that officials have decided to start a billion-dollar government drug development center to help create medicines.
  International Relations -- Obama Treats Enemies As Friends And Friends As Enemies


     
Calling for a new direction when it comes to Cuba, Obama today said as president he would allow unlimited family travel and remittances to the island.

"It's time for more than tough talk that never yields results.  Itís time for a new strategy," he said. "It's time to let Cuban Americans see their mothers and fathers, their sisters and brothers.  Itís time to let Cuban American money make their families less dependent upon the Castro regime."
  Homosexual Agenda -- Obama's For It


   
"The gay press may feel like I'm not giving them enough love, but basically all press feels that way at all times," Obama told The Advocate.  He said he's frequently spoken out against homophobia and in support of gay rights.

Asked what he could reasonably accomplish for the gay community as president, Obama said he can "reasonably see" repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy as well as signing legislation to ban workplace discrimination against gays.  He said he'd like transgendered people to be covered by the law, but thinks it would be tough to get such legislation through Congress.

Obama also said he's interested in ensuring that same-sex couples in civil unions get federal benefits.
  Illegal Immigration -- Obama's For It


    
"The system isnít working when 12 million people live in hiding, and hundreds of thousands cross our borders illegally each year; when companies hire undocumented immigrants instead of legal citizens to avoid paying overtime or to avoid a union; when communities are terrorized by ICE immigration raids -- when nursing mothers are torn from their babies, when children come home from school to find their parents missing, when people are detained without access to legal counsel." -- Barck Obama
  India -- Obama's For It


    
While Obama and his entourage were jetting off to India on what is believed to be a $200-million-a day junket, he was silent about the one year anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting in which jihadi Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan murdered 13 Americans and injured 30 others.
  Iran -- Obama's For It


    
Obama offers a policy of dialogue and accommodation to Iran.  He has opposed listing Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization and proposed a grand bargain with Syria's rulers.  He is even prepared to ignore two UN Security Council resolutions that require Iran to stop its uranium-enrichment program as a precondition for talks at the highest level.  He has campaigned for a formal congressional move to prevent Bush from taking any military action against Tehran.
  Iraq-- Obama's Against It


    
Obama finally abandoned his dangerous insistence on an unconditional withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by making clear that for the foreseeable future, troop levels in Iraq will be "entirely conditions based."   This latest shift in Obamaís  position is welcome, but it is obvious that it was only a lack of experience and judgment that kept him from arriving at this position sooner.
  Israel -- Obama's Against It


  
Obama has refused all Israeli military requests since entering office in 2009, reminding us that last week Obama refused to have his picture taken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. There were reports that he refused to dine with Netanyahu, too. But, his angst against Israel does not stop there.
  Korea -- Obama Ignores It 


     
That tiny light in North Korea Is Pyongyang, its capital. The rest of the country has no electricity.
 
Seoul, on the other hand...
 
A testament to capitalism v. communism/socialism.
  Libya -- Obama's Thinking


  
James Lewis says some great powers talk big and act big.  Some do big things quietly.  But you can't talk big and do nothing and still expect to be taken seriously in a world of ruthless power players.  That's what Obama is doing in Libya today, following in the pathetic footsteps of Jimmy Carter and Lyndon B. Johnson.  Obama is the ditheriest of them all.  He has absolutely no experience making difficult decisions.  He is the "vote present" guy who talks big and does nothing.
  National Security -- Huh?


   
Mind you, Commander-in Chief Obama has never even been a boy scout, but now he's second-guessing the combined wisdom of the Department of Defense, the Pentagon, the Joint Chiefs, the Central Command, and the Presidents National Defense Team.
  Oddities -- Obama's Got 'Em


  
Political odds and ends. 
  Patriotism -- Obama's Ambivalent


    
Obama defends his commitment to patriotic ideals by telling a town hall meeting in North Carolina that "I always have the flag in my heart."

He just won't wear one on his lapel or salute it during the National Anthem.
  Pushback -- Obama Hates It


    
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and 28 other House Republicans introduced legislation to do away with the informal, paid advisers Obama has employed over the past two years.
  Taxes -- Obama Loves Them


     
Barack Obama's never met a tax or a fee he didn't like.  Of course, his money is in a tax-exempt trust.
  Technology -- Obama Loves It


          
Obama says it's the answer to all the world's problems -- as long as it's powered by windmills.
  Third War -- Obama's On Mexico's Side


          
More civilians were killed last year in Ciudad Juarez, the Mexican city across the border from El Paso, Texas, than were killed in all of Afghanistan.  There were 3,111 civilians murdered in the city of Juarez in 2010 and 2,421 in the entire country of Afghanistan.  On a per capita basis, a civilian was 30 times more likely to be murdered last year in Juarez, where there are 1,328,017 inhabitants according to Mexicoís 2010 census, than in Afghanistan, where there are 29,121,286 people according to the CIA World Factbook.
  Yemen -- Obama's Not Talkin'


          
The Obama administration has intensified the American covert war in Yemen, exploiting a growing power vacuum in the country to strike at militant suspects with armed drones and fighter jets, according to American officials. 
   

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