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The Truth About Barack Obama

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  1. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Pow! Pow!

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    The Truth About Barack Obama
    Rumors the Obama campaign shouldn't try to correct.
    By Christopher Beam
    Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at 5:47 PM ET

    The Barack Obama presidential campaign introduced a new site last week, FightTheSmears.com, that it hopes will debunk persistent myths about the senator: that he's a Muslim, that he won't say the Pledge of Allegiance, etc. As we have argued before, restating the myths often reinforces them, no matter how persuasively they've been refuted.

    Rather than restate untruths about Obama, the campaign would do better to start some rumors of its own. Here's a template e-mail the Obama campaign might consider disseminating.

    From: [Redacted]
    To: [Redacted]
    Subject: WHO IS BARACK OBAMA?

    There are many things people do not know about BARACK OBAMA. It is every American's duty to read this message and pass it along to all of their friends and loved ones.

    Barack Obama wears a FLAG PIN at all times. Even in the shower.

    Barack Obama says the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE every time he sees an American flag. He also ends every sentence by saying, "WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL." Click here for video of Obama quietly mouthing the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE in his sleep.

    A tape exists of Michelle Obama saying the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE at a conference on PATRIOTISM.

    Every weekend, Barack and Michelle take their daughters HUNTING.

    Barack Obama is a PATRIOTIC AMERICAN. He has one HAND over his HEART at all times. He occasionally switches when one arm gets tired, which is almost never because he is STRONG.

    Barack Obama has the DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE tattooed on his stomach. It's upside-down, so he can read it while doing sit-ups.

    There's only one artist on Barack Obama's iPod: FRANCIS SCOTT KEY.

    Barack Obama is a DEVOUT CHRISTIAN. His favorite book is the BIBLE, which he has memorized. His name means HE WHO LOVES JESUS in the ancient language of Aramaic. He is PROUD that Jesus was an American.

    Barack Obama goes to church every morning. He goes to church every afternoon. He goes to church every evening. He is IN CHURCH RIGHT NOW.

    Barack Obama's new airplane includes a conference room, a kitchen, and a MEGACHURCH.

    Barack Obama's skin is the color of AMERICAN SOIL.

    Barack Obama buys AMERICAN STUFF. He owns a FORD, a BASEBALL TEAM, and a COMPUTER HE BUILT HIMSELF FROM AMERICAN PARTS. He travels mostly by FORKLIFT.

    Barack Obama says that Americans cling to GUNS and RELIGION because they are AWESOME.
  2. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    That made me chuckle
  3. silverbear

    silverbear Semi-Official Loose Cannon

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    Pure genius... I was deeply moved...
  4. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Why does it matter if Barack Obama is Muslim or not?

    Oh wait...
  5. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    He isnt, so it's irrelevant

    However, I would not want a Muslim President right now. It would be a foreign policy disaster.
  6. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    FIFY :rolleyes:
  7. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Not until we get a handle on world terrorism and don't have to worry about being perceived as a haven for Islam, no
  8. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Pow! Pow!

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  9. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    This post is the awesome.
  10. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    :laugh2:

    I nearly spit out my lunch. Funny stuff.
  11. ConcordCowboy

    ConcordCowboy Mr. Buckeye

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  12. SuspectCorner

    SuspectCorner Bromo

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    Great post Ozzu.

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