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What If McCain Had Been Palling Around With a Terrorist? [MUST READ!]
Townhall ^ | October 16, 2008 | Diana West

Posted on 10/16/2008 11:34:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

We interrupt regular column writing to ... imagine John McCain ahead in the polls.

Imagine that McCain had spent the last 20 years in the pews of a white supremacist church that supported an apartheid-like separationism from black people, and also that, until a few months ago, McCain had proudly claimed the church's white racist pastor as his "friend, mentor and pastor" -- even taking the title of his best-selling 2006 memoir from one of this man's sermons. Imagine further that, in the 1990s, McCain had directed foundation funding toward a white-separatist educational program supported by this same pastor.

Now imagine McCain -- this same imaginary McCain whose polls indicate imminent victory -- had only lately left this church, brushing off his relationship with the racist pastor by pleading ignorance of the man's vile views.

All of these McCain hypotheticals, of course, are mirrored in Barack Obama realities related to his relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah "G-- d--- America" Wright. The foundation funding I refer to, detailed in a recent scoop by Stanley Kurtz, is the $200,000 that Obama, as chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge foundation, approved for a local organization that promoted black separationism as taught by such Afrocentric theorists as Jacob Carruthers, who, Kurtz writes at National Review Online, sought to use "African-centered education to recreate a separatist universe within America, a kind of state-within-a-state." Carruthers, and many others from his organization, the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC), which, Kurtz writes, "takes as its mission the need to `dismantle the European intellectual campaign to commit historicide against African peoples,' were featured speakers at Wright's church.

Interesting, no? Worth a question or two into Obama's more or less political relationship with Wright, no? Or views on Afrocentrism, no? Or into his media-honed reputation as the candidate of post-racial integration, no?


Let me demonstrate why not by harkening back to our McCainian world of pretend for an unreality-check.

Imagine -- and this may be the hardest thing to swallow -- that the press corps (panting adjunct to this imaginary McCain campaign), assorted pundits, politicians and practically anyone else with a microphone or blog, say none of this matters. Or say it is "racist" to discuss these shocking facts. Weirder still, imagine that Obama, imaginary McCain's trailing opponent, says the very same thing -- more than passing strange given the happenstance that Obama is black and thus a key symbol of the imaginary pastor's vicious animus.

It is mind games like these that we need to play on ourselves to puncture the bubble of complacency and conditioning that has swathed and protected Obama not merely from the consequences (as in voter-rejection) from his Jeremiah Wright relationship, but from his relationships with a veritable pantheon of anti-American extremists. A partial list includes the racist Jeremiah Wright, the radical William Ayers, the former PLO spokesman Rashid Khalidi, the redistributionist and voter-fraud-perpetrating ACORN, and the out-and-out socialist New Party. These are the people and groups, from the farthest reaches of the anti-American left, that have shaped and driven this man who would be president.

Obama's association with the New Party is probably new to most readers. Despite person or persons unknown having engaged in the Stalinist technique of "scrubbing" (erasing) online New Party records that claim Obama as a New Party member, the blog has recently located documentation indicating Obama was indeed a member of the Chicago branch of this socialist party.

This may come as a big yawn to big media, but it is, as our little game of pretend shows, outrageous. Just imagine if McCain had once belonged to a far-right extremist party, and, naturally enough, had had his 1995 political coming-out party in the living room of the likes of Timothy McVeigh. Imagine, like ex-Weatherman William Ayers, that McVeigh's treasonous goals to destroy the U.S. government hadn't diminished over the years -- indeed, that he called himself a "radical, rightist, small "f" fascist" the same year McCain's political career was launched in his home -- but that he had merely abandoned violent means to revolution in favor of "educational reform."

(Ayers, of course, in real life, called himself a "radical, leftist, small `c' communist" in 1995, the same year Obama debuted as a political candidate in Ayers' home. In 2006, with Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez looking on, he declared, "La educacion es revolucion.")

Now imagine that McCain had also served as the first chairman of McVeigh's foundation, distributing money to radical, rightist, small "f" fascist causes. (Again, this mirrors Obama's real-life gig as chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge foundation that Ayers co-founded.)

Would the media and political consensus insist none of this mattered to voters? That it was "racist" or "negative" even to bring it up? And, further, that such a candidate's comfort with and receptivity to anti-American extremists was not an automatic disqualifier for the presidency?

The answer to all of these questions is "no." Indeed, it's a sure thing that a reflexive, righteous and widespread consensus against my imaginary candidate would have formed among the media and political establishment, thus disqualifying him from becoming his party's presidential nominee, let alone the next president of the United States....

We now return to regular programming.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2008; acorn; ayers; dianawest; domesticterrorism; doublestandard; election; elections; mccain; obama; obamatruthfile
And there's an 80% chance that this socialist/communist will be the next president of the United States!
1 posted on 10/16/2008 11:34:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 10/16/2008 11:37:08 PM PDT by Cindy
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3 posted on 10/16/2008 11:37:55 PM PDT by nutmeg (Sarah Palin/Joe the Plumber 2008)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’ve already called McCain a traitor in Vietnam. Of course it was Bill Ayers’ Weather Underground that met with the North Vietnamese military and waged war in America for over 5 years. THey didn’t mind when Jean Kerry lied to Congress about witnessing warcrimes and met with North Vietnamese officials in France either.

4 posted on 10/16/2008 11:40:05 PM PDT by weegee (My wealth is not to be spread like Country Crock Senator Obama!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“... imagine John McCain ahead in the polls”

Racist B@st@rd!

5 posted on 10/16/2008 11:40:16 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Liberal anti-US Obama win would be the first time I am ashamed of my country.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Earlier this week, Charles Krauthammer aptly described the media's double standard on shady political supporters:

"Obama’s political career was launched with (Bill) Ayers giving him a fundraiser in his living room. If a Republican candidate had launched his political career at the home of an abortion-clinic bomber — even a repentant one — he would not have been able to run for dogcatcher in Podunk."

6 posted on 10/17/2008 12:04:43 AM PDT by Skibane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McCain did pal around with Terrorists for 6 years. He was their guest at the Hanoi Hilton where they nurtured him and brought him back to health after the unfortunate airplane accident in the skies over North Vietnam. They gave him unprecedented access to their educational system. It could be said that were it not for them, his political career wouldn’t even have been started. He owes a lot to those terrorists and he will never be able to repay them.


7 posted on 10/17/2008 12:43:10 AM PDT by Kevmo (I love that sound and please let that baby keep on crying. ~Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeremiah Wright the David Duke of the Democrate party. Why the hell won’t anyone say it.

8 posted on 10/17/2008 2:08:53 AM PDT by Anti-Christ is Hillary (If Moreen Dowd can call herself a journalist then so can I.)
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Okay, lets imagine John McCain doing the same things Obama has done, and having some of the same associations. Feel free to help me out...what if:

He attended the “Westboro Baptist Church” for 20 years; But he never heard any hate filled speeches. He did hear some pretty outlandish stuff, but never the most horrible things.

When questioned on his association with WBC and Pastor Phelps, he stated that Pastor Phelps was his good friend, mentor who married him, and baptized his children...and that he could no more disown Pastor Phelps, than his Dark Skinned Daughter, who loves him, but even so, has used White/elderly epithets that made his skin crawl.

Then, we find out that McCain has been in an organization with, served on two boards with, was neighbors with Eric Rudolf. Then said, “well, I didn't know him when he set off those bombs; he was just a guy I know, and other people trusted him, so did I....”

Then, we find out that McCain was a member of the John Birch society when he first ran for office.

He had on his staff former Enron executives.

Children sing and March to songs about the great McCain!

David Duke calls him a ‘prophet of God’ and tells everyone to listen to him and follow him.

He is endorsed by Pat Buchanan, Slobadan Milosevic; Kim Jong IL; and Charles Taylor.

He attended a conference by Adriaan Vlok, who also tells anyone who will listen what a wonderful leader McCain is, and how he will fix the world.

Then, remember, McCain's father and grandfather were members in good standing of the KKK. His sister, and his brothers are still members...but despite some old documents to the contrary, McCain says he never was a member. We must believe him, take him at his word.

McCain did unfortunately make one small remark about people from New Orleans being “typical black folks, clinging to their welfare checks and unable to read them!” It was an “unfortunate choice of words”...

9 posted on 10/17/2008 4:15:32 AM PDT by tuckrdout (~ 'Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who don't.' ~)
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10 posted on 10/17/2008 5:28:41 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Cindy


11 posted on 10/17/2008 6:42:18 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (Country First*****McCain/Palin 08*********vs. CountryWIDE First [obama and the donks])
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Thank you Christian4Bush.

12 posted on 10/17/2008 2:11:14 PM PDT by Cindy
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