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Obama: The Man in His Own Words

In Obamarama on 06/04/2010 at 06:43

Not a Socialist?

I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.
Obama to Joe the Plumber Oct. 14, 2008 (Source ABC News)

Second Quote:

I want to be sure that everybody is as enthusiastic as I am that [Bernie Sanders] ends up back in Washington. …
Obama endorsing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the only admitted socialist in the U.S. Senate on August 31, 2006. (Source Obama Campaign Speech YouTube)

He’s For Equality Regardless of Race, Creed, or Color

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. Obama’s memoir, “Dreams From My Father.

Not for Socialized Health Care?

If I were designing a system from scratch, I would probably go ahead with a single-payer system,” Obama told some 1,800 people at a town-hall style meeting on the economy. A single-payer system would eliminate private insurance companies and put a Medicare-like system into place where the government pays all health-care bills with tax dollars. Many liberals have long embraced the coverage plan, saying it would cover everyone, take the profit out of health insurance and allow for greater efficiencies. Michael Barone, Video Proof: Obama Wants a Single-Payer SystemWashington Examiner, Aug 9, 2010.

Believes in Equality Regardless of Race, Creed or Color?

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 . . . It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names. Obama’s Memoir, “Dreams From My Father.”

Determined to Prevent a Nuclear Iran?

Our aim is not incremental sanctions, but sanctions that will bite.” Thus did Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seek to reassure the crowd at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee two weeks ago about the Obama Administration’s resolve on Iran. Three days later, this newspaper reported on its front page that “the U.S. has backed away from pursuing a number of tough measures against Iran” in order to win Russian and Chinese support for one more U.N. sanctions resolution. Unserious About Iran (Source Wall Street Journal April 5, 2010)

ObamaCare Does Not Include Death Panels?

President Obama calls talk of a government-run “death panel” a, quote, “extraordinary lie,” … Let’s put up this page 21. It’s called “What makes your life worth living?” and it asks the veteran to check off whether a variety of situations are difficult but acceptable, worth living but just barely, or not worth living. Chris Wallace interview with Chris Towey on Fox News Sunday. Aug 23 2009 (Source Fox News)

ObamaCare Will Not Cover Illegals?

In what he called the “first myth” being spread by critics of his proposal for a government-run health care system, Obama said they are wrong in claiming illegal immigrants will be covered: “That is not true. Illegal immigrants would not be covered. That idea has not even been on the table.” Obama said.
Well, Mr. President … H.R. 3200 does not contain any restrictions on noncitizens—whether legally or illegally present, or in the United States temporarily or permanently—participating in the Exchange.”
Washington Examiner Obamacare Won’t Cover Illegal Immigrants? Yes It Will, Says Congressional Research Service

Most Americans have heard many of these quotes and statements from Barack Obama over the past year and a half. The question is, When has Barack Obama ever told us the truth?

Well, Here We Are: We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America. Obama Campaign Speech October 31, 2008, (Source YouTube)

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