From the daily archives: Monday, May 19, 2008

There are a lot of Obama attack sites and blogs out there.

But I recently came across one of the worst examples I’ve ever seen:

The link was actually posted in a comment attacking Jill over at WLST by someone claiming to be a Democrat angry at Obama.

Hardly seems likely though given that this site presents false, misleading and outwardly racist material related to Obama.

I already wrote a letter to their hosting company, but I urge you to go to their blog – which is hosted by Blogspot – and click the “Flag As Objectionable” […]

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Byrd Finally Endorses Obama

On May 19, 2008 By

Sometimes the timing of these announcement makes a lot of sense- like when Gore Edwards** endorsed the day after Hillary won in West Virginia.

But I have no clue why Robert Byrd – Senator from WV – waited until a week after their primary to endorse Obama.

For whatever reason, he did.

And I agree with the Hill’s take on it:

Byrd’s endorsement is yet another sign that the long nomination battle between Clinton and Obama is nearing an end.

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From AFP

FRANKFURT (AFP) – Warren Buffett, the world’s richest man, is backing Barak Obama for US president and thinks current US economic policy will push the dollar lower against other global currencies

Buffett told a press conference here Monday he had offered support to both Obama and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton but that since it appeared Obama would win the party’s nomination, “I will be very happy if he is elected president.

“He is my choice,” Buffett said.

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I’ve been doing some digging this morning on a bunch of anti-Obama sites that masquerade as pro-Hillary.

One of the strangest and most poorly designed is

This site has tons of stuff on it that makes me believe it is not being run by Democrats supporting Hillary- which is what they seem to want you to think.

For example, they have a big link to a list of numbers for right-wing radio talk shows (Limbaugh, Hannity, Savage, Schlesinger, etc.) and the times they are on the air.

They also have links to pictures of Obama in African […]

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Days after George Bush attacked Obama in Israel – claiming Barack’s willingness to talk with leaders of Hamas was akin to appeasement of the Nazis in WWII – it turns out that the Israeli’s are actually meeting with Hamas themselves…

Participants at a recent inner cabinet meeting were listening to details of the Egyptian mediation initiative between Israel and Hamas on a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip recently, when a senior minister reportedly reminded those present that Israel does not negotiate, directly or indirectly, with Hamas. Shin Bet security service head Yuval Diskin interrupted, saying there was no […]

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