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calendar   Saturday - February 10, 2007

Obama-Rama-Shama-Lama-Ding-Dong!

The man whose middle name is HUSSEIN and whose last name rhymes with OSAMA and who is half-white, half-African and who has been in Washington as a Senator just about long enough to find an apartment and unpack his office has decided that he is the reincarnation of Abraham Lincoln and he wants to be your President. No, really. He seems to be taking himself seriously and the media loves him and he is a Democrat, not one of those E-V-I-L Republicans.

Somebody wake me when this comedy gets to the punch line. I am hereby tuning out all Democratic candidates for President until further notice. My Bullshit Meter™ is already pegged out and I need to give it a rest from all of these “pre-emptive strikes” on the 2008 Election. Besides ... I’m really hoping that all you good people will vote for me in 2008. I promise to be the reincarnation of Ronald Reagan. No, really ...

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Obama Evokes Lincoln to Launch 2008 Bid
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (MYWAY NEWS) - Feb 10, 5:46 PM (ET)

Barack Obama announced his bid for president Saturday, a black man evoking Abraham Lincoln’s ability to unite a nation and a Democrat portraying himself as a fresh face capable of leading a new generation. “Let us transform this nation,” he told thousands shivering in the cold at the campaign’s kickoff.

Obama, 45, is the youngest candidate in the Democrats’ 2008 primary field dominated by front-runner Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and filled with more experienced lawmakers. In an address from the state capital where he began his elective career 10 years ago, the first-term U.S. senator sought to distinguish himself as a staunch opponent of the Iraq war and a White House hopeful whose lack of political experience is an asset.

“I know I haven’t spent a lot of time learning the ways of Washington. But I’ve been there long enough to know that the ways of Washington must change,” Obama said to some of the loudest applause of his 20-minute speech. Obama is looking to cap his remarkable, rapid rise to prominence with the biggest political prize of all - the presidency. His elective career began just 10 years ago in the Illinois Legislature. He lost a bid for a U.S. House seat, then won the Senate seat in 2004, a relatively smooth election made easier by GOP stumbles.

In his speech, Obama did not mention his roots as the son of a man from Kenya and a woman from Kansas, his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia or the history he would make if elected. That compelling biography has turned him into a political celebrity. Instead, he focused on his life in Illinois over the past two decades, beginning with a job as a community organizer with a $13,000-a-year salary that strengthened his Christian faith. He said the struggles he saw people face inspired him to get a law degree and run for the Legislature, where he served eight years.

He tied his announcement to the legacy of Lincoln, announcing from the building where the future 16th president served in the state Legislature. “We can build a more hopeful America. And that is why, in the shadow of the Old State Capitol, where Lincoln once called on a house divided to stand together, where common hopes and common dreams still live, I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for President of the United States of America,” Obama said. His voice rose to a shout as he spoke over the cheers from thousands who braved temperatures in the teens.

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Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 02/10/2007 at 07:02 PM   
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