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Home Front: Politix
Film claiming Obama's mother posed for pornographic pictures is sent to a MILLION swing voters
Posted by: tipper || 09/29/2012 20:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So, I read the article. Some quotes:

"There are two motives behind this - racism and money."

They are giving the film away, so the money thing kind of rings hollow. And the racism charge makes a monkey of the author. That's the nonsense you spout when you've got nothing.

"'Dreams From My Real Father' claims that the President's family history is an elaborate lie."

Well, Champ's first act as president was to seal all his personal records. Everything. Makes it kind of hard to prevent people from speculating. It's natural to assume that if it were all good news he would publish it, not seal it.

Then there is the obligatory sidebar with lurid facts about the guy who made the film, because the one thing the press will investigate is anyone who criticizes or embarrasses the Champ.

Article is a complete waste. Haven't seen the DVD, but there are picture posted and people can make up their own minds about whether it's Champ's mom or not.
Posted by: Iblis || 09/29/2012 20:57 Comments || Top||


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Ahmadinejad more popular than Obama among rural Americans, Iranian news agency claims
Most rural Americans would vote for Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over US President Barack Obama, Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency claimed Friday, citing what it said were the results of a Gallup poll.
Once they got those Ahmedinejad phones they were his for life...
According to the Fars report, 77 percent of rural Caucasian American voters would rather spend time with Ahmadinejad than Obama, and would vote for the former in an election.

However,
if you can't say something nice about a person some juicy gossip will go well...
the Fars news agency gleaned its information from a real farce news agency: The Onion.

The Onion, a satirical, fake news outlet that describes itself as "America's finest news source," published the comedic and factually incorrect poll result on Monday.

According to The Onion's report (paywall), a Gallup poll found that 60 percent of Americans "at least respected that Ahmadinejad doesn't try to hide the fact that he's Muslim."

One fictional respondent told the paper that "he would much rather go to a baseball game or have a beer with Ahmadinejad, a man who has repeatedly denied the Holocaust and has had numerous political prisoners executed, than spend time with Obama."

The Fars news report copied the entire report verbatim, but omitted the remark about Holocaust denial and execution of political prisoners, and neglected to mention that the poll and Onion report were a comedic fabrication.

Fars has recently been criticized for publishing reports of questionable authenticity. In June it published "an interview" with Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi in which he claimed to seek a strategic alliance with Iran. Morsi's office said later he had given no interview.
Posted by: Glinesh Craling7938 || 09/29/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Will Tracy, the editor of the Onion, released a statement joking that Fars was a subsidiary of the Onion. "They have acted as our Middle Eastern bureau since the mid 1980s, when the Onion’s publisher, T. Herman Zweibel, founded Fars with the government approval of the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini. The Onion freely shares content with Fars and commends the journalists at Iran’s Finest News Source on their superb reportage."
Posted by: tipper || 09/29/2012 1:09 Comments || Top||

#2  "77 percent of rural Caucasian American voters would rather spend time with Ahmadinejad than Obama"

I might resemble that remark - though I'd rather spend time with my dentist getting a root canal; Dinnerjacket's funnier.
Posted by: Glenmore || 09/29/2012 1:15 Comments || Top||

#3  "The Onion" is a great American news outlet as good as CBS, NBC, ABC or the New York Times. Why shouldn't the Iranians quote it. /sarc off
Posted by: Au Auric || 09/29/2012 2:30 Comments || Top||

#4  I am also on the fence here - whether I would prefer to associate with the anti-American, Israal-hating, narcissistic, annoying, arrogant little prick - or with Ahmadinejad.

If there was a third choice to blow my head off with a .44 Magnum, that would be a welcome alternative.
Posted by: Lone Ranger || 09/29/2012 6:44 Comments || Top||

#5  No difference in the two. Both are helminths, eating away at their hosts.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/29/2012 7:24 Comments || Top||

#6  At least Mahmoud is up front about his hatred. What I dislike most about BHO is his smiling pretense of being on our side.
Posted by: Frozen Al || 09/29/2012 11:18 Comments || Top||

#7  But after listening to Howard Stern interview those morons in New York the other day I'm not at all certain that I doubt this story. Some of those people could probably be convinced that Dinner Jacket our Secretary of State. He probably couldn't be any worse than Hildebeast.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/29/2012 16:19 Comments || Top||

#8  Dinner Jacket is less of a threat to flyover country than Obama and more of a threat to do something that might effect Obama's urban base.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/29/2012 16:45 Comments || Top||


-Election 2012
Biden promotes free colonoscopies to seniors in Florida
In Florida this afternoon, Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
The former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body...
reminded supporters that thanks to President B.O., they could now get colonoscopies without a co-pay.

During his speech, Biden reminded the audience that some of their Republican friends would distort Obama's record on Medicare.

"Everyone knows, everyone in this room knows that President B.O. has increased the benefits available to people on Medicare by the action he took," Biden said. "You are now able to go get a wellness exam, and guys, if you conclude you need a colonoscopy because of the feeling you had or you need a breast health examination, you don't have to pay a co-pay for that."
Posted by: Fred || 09/29/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  if you conclude you need a colonoscopy because of the feeling you had...

Ummmmmm...what "feeling" might that be, Joe?
Posted by: tu3031 || 09/29/2012 2:08 Comments || Top||

#2  Something involving a fist, I bet...
Posted by: Raj || 09/29/2012 2:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Go Lightly on Joe, please.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/29/2012 7:53 Comments || Top||

#4  provided by the IRS. It's part of Obamacare
Posted by: Frank G || 09/29/2012 8:31 Comments || Top||

#5  Government and arseholes seem to be a tautology.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/29/2012 9:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Ramming Obamacare up everyone's ass one voter at a time ....
Posted by: AzCat || 09/29/2012 10:01 Comments || Top||

#7  Rather better than his comment about the Newport (NH) High cheerleaders...
Posted by: Pappy || 09/29/2012 11:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Free phones, free colonoscopies...now if I could get some free marijuana I just might vote for the guy.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/29/2012 15:42 Comments || Top||

#9  Been there, done that. When do the colonoscopies stop?
Posted by: Perfesser || 09/29/2012 19:14 Comments || Top||

#10  But men don't need colonoscopies, right? Like women don't need mammograms or Pap smears.
Posted by: Eric Jablow || 09/29/2012 19:17 Comments || Top||

#11  In that picture, Joe looks like he's getting one...
Posted by: tu3031 || 09/29/2012 19:26 Comments || Top||

#12  well, those that voted for this "statesmen" already proved they received the gubmint funded labotomy...
Posted by: Broadhead6 || 09/29/2012 21:03 Comments || Top||



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Sat 2012-09-29
  Kenyan Army Claims Fall of Kismayo
Fri 2012-09-28
  Iraq militants attack Tikrit prison, freeing 90 inmates
Thu 2012-09-27
  Clinton Sees Link to Qaeda Offshoot in Deadly Libya Attack
Wed 2012-09-26
  Damascus bombers 'hit Syria military HQ'
Tue 2012-09-25
  Syrian President's Sister 'Now in Dubai'
Mon 2012-09-24
  France: 2 Men Plot To Behead Editor Who Published Offensive Cartoons
Sun 2012-09-23
  Violent mobs rule Peshawar
Sat 2012-09-22
  Pakistani gov minister offers $100K reward for death of film maker
Fri 2012-09-21
  Pakistan film protests: 15 die in Karachi and Peshawar
Thu 2012-09-20
  Ex-Gitmo hard boy involved in consulate attack
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  Rally against sacrilege: Ten Lahore rioters injured in clash with police
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  U.S. military suspends joint patrols with Afghans
Mon 2012-09-17
  Libya arrests 50 after US envoy's killing
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  Yemeni official: DNA tests did not prove the killing of Al-Shihri
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