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Malkin: 'Why Mr. President? Why?'

By Michelle Malkin

Chutzpah overload in full effect: President Obama's sleazy super-PAC, run by his former White House spokesman Bill Burton, just released an ad accusing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney of causing the cancer death of a steelworker's wife.

It's not just a slanderous and false attack. It's a foolish attempt to camouflage the administration's massive jobs death toll, politicized pension plundering and Big Labor bailout cronyism. And it will backfire big time because the thousands and thousands of true victims of Obama's economic wreckage are speaking up and fighting back.

Let's dispense with the "Romney = murderer" meme first. The warped Priorities USA ad features the claims of one Joe Soptic, a former employee at the Kansas City-based GST Steel plant. The plant went bankrupt years after Bain Capital acquired it. Soptic blames Romney for the loss of his job and health insurance -- and for the subsequent death of his wife a "short time after" the plant's closure.

But Romney stopped working for Bain in 1999. The plant closed in 2001. And Soptic's wife died in 2006. Oh, and Soptic admitted to CNN on Tuesday afternoon that the family in fact had health insurance at the time of Soptic's wife's death. But it's still all-powerful, time-traveling, omnipresent Darth Romney's fault.

Obama flack turned super-PAC slime-master Burton shrugged off the facts and doubled down on the campaign's class-warfare bloviation. "Families and individuals had to find new jobs, new sources of health insurance and a way to make up for the pensions they lost," he told Politico. "Mitt Romney has had an enduring impact on the lives of thousands of men and women, and for many of them, that impact has been devastating."

Yet, the Soptic story is the best they could scrape together? Stamp this one "EPIC FAIL."

While Team Obama promotes fables to indict Romney, the incontrovertible stories of the current administration's economic malpractice are finally getting out. In 2010, I first reported on how Obama's UAW bailout threw tens of thousands of nonunion autoworkers under the bus. It's the ongoing horror story of some 20,000 white-collar workers at Delphi, a leading auto parts company spun off from GM a decade ago.

As Washington rushed to nationalize the U.S. auto industry with $80 billion in taxpayer "rescue" funds and avoid contested court termination proceedings, the White House auto team and the Treasury Department schemed with Big Labor bosses to preserve UAW members' costly pension funds by shafting their nonunion counterparts.

In addition, the nonunion pensioners lost all of their health and life insurance benefits. The abused workers -- most from hard-hit northeast Ohio, Michigan and neighboring states -- had devoted decades of their lives as secretaries, technicians, engineers and sales employees at Delphi/GM. Some workers have watched up to 70 percent of their pensions vanish.

"I worked for 34 years at GM/Delphi Corp. When Delphi went bankrupt, we lost everything," Dana Strickland of Michigan wrote me. "Because I was salaried (middle management), we lost our pension and health insurance. I did not belong to the union, so GM/Delphi could have cared less. I have never felt so betrayed. We never hear this brought to the public's attention. People need to know how we were screwed, while the Obama administration kissed up to the union."

"I'm one of the Delphi Salaried Retirees that lost the health care, life insurance and 67 percent of the pension I was promised in retirement after working hard for 40 years," Charles Stone of Michigan e-mailed. "Words cannot describe the frustration and let down these events have thrust on my family's lives, and to have GM's rescue all sugar-coated in the current political environment is like putting lipstick on a pig. ... We will continue to fight to right this grievous wrong."

Tom Rose of Ohio added: "I am one of the 20,000 salaried retirees that lost all of my health care and -- in my case -- a 40 percent pension cut. So I am now paying increased health care costs with fewer pension dollars and contributing what is left to our lawsuit to correct this injustice. Meanwhile, the politically connected union has their full pension and 90-plus percent of their health care. You have hit upon the key question: How can our own federal government pick winners and losers amongst its own citizens?"

Through two costly years of litigation and investigation, the Delphi workers have exposed how the stacked White House Auto Task Force schemed with union bosses to "cherry pick" (one Obama official's own words) which financial obligations the new Government Motors company would assume and which they would abandon based on their political expedience. Obama's own former auto czar Steve Rattner admitted in his recent memoir that "attacking the union's sacred cow" could "jeopardize" the auto bailout deal.

In June, 20 months after a federal judge first ordered the government to cooperate, the Delphi Salaried Retirees Association broke through the administration's information stonewall and dislodged 62,000 pages of documents in their lawsuit to right the administration's wrongs. As The Daily Caller reported on Tuesday, the documents included "internal government emails (that contradicted) sworn testimony, in federal court and before Congress, given by several Obama administration figures. They also indicate that the administration misled lawmakers and the courts ... and that administration figures violated federal law."

Meanwhile, the Delphi workers who got shafted are getting in the faces of the administration and the public with a new web ad produced by conservative advocacy group Let Freedom Ring. They are asking, "Why, Mr. President? Why?" They -- and America -- deserve answers and justice, not more Bizarro World smears and fantastical bedtime stories.

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Michelle Malkin is the author of "Culture of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks & Cronies" (Regnery 2010).

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  1. pagneyComment by pagney
    August 8, 2012 @ 8:50 am

    Why do we asik ‘why’? It is because ‘he is who he is’. Obama is a piece of work (said because I cannot print what he is in actuality). His agenda is to rule the rest of the world and ruin America . If you look at his policies…he is doing a pretty good job….no matter what his togue is saying. He is an evil person, plain and simple.

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    • noveldogComment by noveldog
      August 8, 2012 @ 9:36 am

      Your post is spot on pagney. Their goal is to sling enough mud in hopes that some of it will stick. It is what they have always done. Accuse without any proof. They know some poor fool will believe them although they are habitual liars.

      Obama is evil and his cronies in the Democratic Party are evil. Any one who votes for him, or them, are either evil, greedy, stupid, or ignorant of the truth. Frankly I can’t see how anyone can claim they don’t know that he is a creep, or that he plays the blame game to the hilt. Like his mascot he goes around crying in the wind,”It is he fault, he fault, he fault!” Nothing is ever his fault, not even the lies he is caught in. He simply says his statements were taken out of context.

      Help save our country and restore moral sanity to our government. Vote to end slavery. Vote Republican and send those Democratic demons home!

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    • inluminatuoComment by inluminatuo
      August 8, 2012 @ 11:13 am

      Obama has opened a can of worms which will turn and consume him. The hollow hand of Chicago Democrat politics campaign truths never enlighten and improve life so must degenerate into personal attack and diversion from the real issues. How many times did we hear that having a sexual relation with Monica Lewinsky had nothing to do with Clinton’s ability to run the country and should be ignored? When it comes to the personal perversions of THEIR candidate, character never matters, just results When it comes to the personal successes of OUR candidate, character of integrity never matters nor does results ( Like the ability to create wealth). Liberal political campaigns can never be based on the obvious failures of the not so obvious failed socialist ideology, but must rest on a mantra of “ My fallen politician is less fallen than your fallen politician” ( It’s all they really have to offer at this point) and when their politicians falls, which they who operate against truth always do, they MUST tear down those who fail less and particularly guys like Romney who actually don’t fail but succeed MUST be destroyed with lies and collective calumny. This is what you get these days when you vote Democrat, so why do you continue to choose failure over success?

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    • downdraftComment by downdraft
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:20 pm

      Horror story by horror story blanket our country…pain and destruction of those who earned and deserved better having paid for it with dedication and trust…

      The most dangerous behaviors bringing upon this havoc have come upon most because they TRUSTED their PRESIDENT who openly denied them support or backing of their rights…

      …and he did so by accepting PIECES OF SILVER for his lies, for his dishonesty, for his embrace of criminals, thieves, and those who seek to destroy AMERICA…

      America…ENOUGH IS ENOUGH…

      THIS PATHETIC CRIMINAL who is destroying your families, your father’s hard work as family head, your mother’s dedication, support, and sacrifices and love for her family, your children’s hopes and encouragement…

      ….IS A BOLD FACED LIAR who drains the life-blood out of those who love this AMERICA…

      AMERICA WE CAN DO BETTER

      THIS MAN MUST BE RETURNED FROM WHICH HE CAME…!

      NOW!

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    • win369Comment by win369
      August 8, 2012 @ 1:48 pm

      noveldog….”habitual liars”??? What specifically has Obama lied about? Did he lie about his residency like Romney did when he ran for governor? How can you say, fairly, that Democrats throw issues out there with no proof. The birther crowd still questions Obama’s birth even after he released his long form birth certificate. Romney can’t even release his taxes.

      For you to think that Obama/Democrats are evil is beyond logic. How can we live in a country where its citizens think the others are evil? What is all the people who voted for Obama thought like you. There would be almost 70 million people thinking you were evil. Come on, have some sense of sanity.

      Finally, you talk about how “nothing is ever his fault”. Virtually every republican candidate for Prez blamed him for everything from gas prices to the weather. Gas prices are not his fault, fast and furious is not his fault, the economy losing hundreds of thousands of jobs in the months just after he took office were not his fault.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 2:50 pm

      @win369, Give it a break and take your ignorance elsewhere.

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    • win369Comment by win369
      August 8, 2012 @ 3:19 pm

      AMVOTER…Again, I am not hearing from you what specifically Obama is lying about. I can point out specific instances where Romney lied and continues to lie. On multiple occasions Romney said he saw his father march with Dr. King, when asked if he actually witnessed this, he said “No” and that when he said “saw” he meant he could see how his father would do something like that.

      Clearly the facts don’t matter to you and I again ask you to show specifically where Obama has lied.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 3:28 pm

      @win Here’s a beginning of some of obama’s lies backed up with links:

      http://obamalies.net/list-of-lies

      If you aren’t too lazy you can search it for yourself.

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    • cxComment by genesal
      August 8, 2012 @ 4:38 pm

      hey win3 69er
      truth is truth and lies is lies
      Funny there are 69 lies listed, any relation?
      From “69 Obama Lies” by Eric Odom

      69 Claimed in Feb 08 he got 90% of funds from donors giving $25, $50; fed filings show he got only about a third from donors below $200
      68 Obama rewrites history about what specifically he had said during his October 2002 anti-war speech
      67 Obama claimed in 04 that he had never supported bringing troops out of Iraq; rare video of 03 Teamsters rally shows he’s lying
      66 Obama lied about the softness of the Stack Market to support his false claim the War was being used to distract the public
      65 To justify his move to private funds, Obama claims that McCains campaign is” fuelled” by PACs and Lobbyists; its less than 2% of McCains money
      64 Obama’s “Dignity” ad claims he “worked his way” thru college and law school; campaign admits only two summer jobs
      63 Obama’s “Dignity” ad gives him credit for reducing Welfare rolls by 80%: he’s deceptive as he was opposed to Fed Welfare Reform in ’96
      62 In Obama’s The Country I love ad, he takes credit for passing a healthcare bill he did NOT vote for
      61 Claims he first ran in Chicago as an unendorsed candidate; his ’96 election questionnaire proves he had several
      60 Obama claims he wants a vigorous and open debate on the issues: then goes out of his way to avoid it
      59 Obama omits key details about a false rumor re video of Michelle’s “whitey” rant to justify breaking his public funding promise
      58 Obama tries to deceive about why he voted “present” more than 100 times in the Illinois Senate; Chicago paper reveals the truth
      57 Trying to claim patriotism Obama says his grandad signed up the day after Pearl Harbor; army records disagree
      56 Claims race and party not important to how people vote as they put America first; 93% block vote disproves
      55 On June 5, Obama stated that Israel must remain undivided; June 6 on CNN he reversed his position
      54 To further his own agenda, Obama grossly overstates the number of potential African-American votes in MS, GA, SC
      53 Promise of $2500 reduction in Healthcare premiums needs billions in Admin cost savings by 2012: not possible
      52 Obama omits to mention his 3 week trip to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan until it slips out trying to out-do Clinton
      51 Obama claims McCain wants to wage a lengthy war in Iraq: Video proves Obama’s lying
      50 Obama claimed he never prayed in a mosque; his campaign had to retract that statement
      49 Obama dishonestly used endorsements in ads to pump up his healthcare plan
      48 Claims he never discussed politics with Pastor; rebutted by photo of Obama with team of lobbyists led by Wright
      47 Obama, an expert at parsing words, claimed he wasn’t familiar with the word “Clintonian”; then changed his story
      46 Despite reeking of cigarettes, Obama denied smoking to ABC; now admits smoking on MSNBC
      45 Obama said he’d meet unconditionally with Leader of Iran: now claims he “didn’t have Ahmadinejad in mind”
      44 Obama claims he is using public financing to avoid special interests: WSJ nails his switcheroo
      43 Obama’s rhetoric claims more young black men in jail than college: BoJ Stats disprove
      42 Claims he never said he was a proponent of single-payer universal healthcare; Video proves he did
      41 Obama claims remarks to industrialists were greeted with silence, shows he can deliver tough message: video of ovation
      40 Obamas claim you dont rip opponents & leave on roadside:he did to Alice Palmer
      39 Obama denies saying Indiana could be tie-breaker: he did
      38 Obama omits that Pastor Wright led divestiture campaign from Israel
      37 Obama claims Church not controversial; he lied since 86
      36 Lied about intention of taking US out of NAFTA
      35 Obamas claim poverty growing up: both distort reality
      34 Obama denies meeting Saddam’s Auchi; sworn Fed. witness places Obama at undisclosed party for Auchi at Rezkos
      33 Obama lies about not attacking Clinton over her Bosnia lies
      32 Obama claims he passed ethics reform; ABC News shows he lied
      31 Obama says he’s consistently opposed NAFTA; in October 2007 he supported expansion to Peru
      30 Obama claims he’s above dirty political tricks; Clinton proves he lies
      29 Obama claims his “bitter” remarks were mangled; then repeats attacks on guns religion and angry people
      28 Obama claims never said he wouldn’t wear US flag-pin; video shows he did
      27 Obama says he did no favors for Rezko;untrue; he lobbied for him
      26 Changes story repeatedly re Rezko’s help in buying mansion
      25 Obama claims he never supported a ban on handguns; he has twice
      24 Obama claims stays at UCC as Pastor acknowledged comments were inappropriate; Wright never made this statement
      23 Campaign is beholden to “only the people” as unlike McCain/Clinton he does not take lobbyist /PAC money; LIES!
      22 Claims campaign never called Canada to say Obama not truthful re wanting leave NAFTA; smoking gun memo proves lied
      21 Mrs Obama admits she’s never been proud of America; Video disproves Sen. Obama’s later claim she was misquoted
      20 Claimed would not run for President, as he would not be qualified by 2008: confirmed 3 times to Tim Russert in one 2006 interview
      19 Claims famous in Il. for not letting lobbyists even buy him lunch; took from teachers, trial lawyers, hospital admins
      18 Claims his parents met at Selma civil rights march; Washington Post noted it occurred 4 yrs after Obama’s birth
      17 BO claims courageously opposed war in 2002 during US Senate campaign; He did not announce his senate bid until 2003
      16 Claims he passes tough Nuclear Law; NYT uncovers he took Nuclear Industry pay-off and watered down the bill
      15 Claimed he didn’t know Rezko was corrupt when did a real estate deal with him; Chicago papers prove he lied
      14 Claims does not accept money from Big Oil: Real Clear Politics proves he lied
      13 Denies using his Hopefund PAC to influence endorsers; but the Washington Post reviewed the record and disagreed
      12 Claims his State Chair is not a drug company lobbyist; Time magazine cries ********
      11 Lies about how much he received in campaign funds from Rezko; forced to significantly increase the amount twice
      10 Claims he did not fill out the 1996 candidate questionaire; Politico proves he lied
      9 Took credit for achievement of others in Chicago; resume puffing exposed by LA Times
      8 Claims he kept no State Senate records; now he changes his story
      7 Denies doubling wife’s salary was due to becoming US Senator; omits within months he earmarked $1 million for hospital
      6 Denied meeting Saddam bagman Auchi; now admits he was at his dinner but does not remember talking to him
      5 Denies using his church for politics: IRS disagree
      4 Claims he was unaware of Pastor Wrights 911 comments: NYT proves he lied
      3 Claims his father was a goat-herd; actually he was a man of privilige
      2 Claims not an active muslim as child; Indonesian paper proves he lied
      1 Claims father linked to Kennedys; Washington Post proves he lied

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    • davnkatzComment by davnkatz
      August 8, 2012 @ 5:11 pm

      In reading the article and comments, I kept asking myself, How many of those “screwed” non-union workers voted for Obummer? I was talking to a guy the other day who lost his job and benefits at a Chevrolet dealership (one of those “abandoned” by GM – Government Motors – because of contributions to Conservative politicians).

      I asked him that question – WHO did you vote for? He admitted he voted for the Bum – but .. it wasn’t supposed to be .. etc,etc. I responded, You GOT what you voted for, so you have no right to complain.

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    • nhpollackComment by nhpollack
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:06 pm

      Now genesal, I think you’re being a little harsh, one-sided and implying that he’s a congenital and pathological liar, when in reality he told the truth on two occasions:

      1. He said he wanted to “radically transform America”.
      2. He said that he was just kidding about all those “shovel ready jobs”.

      I mean, really, give him the credit he’s due and let’s run the clown out of town in November.

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  2. horaComment by hora
    August 8, 2012 @ 9:01 am

    That when I read set me very very angry,how lier are Dems,dead wife because plant close?and now how many hundred thousend peoples kill dems?who in last four years loss a house,jobs,and bring illegals Mexican for take that jobs?Dems and liberals no have no more remedie,a only way are after recover a Republic,must reform a US Constitution,eliminate a Democratic Party and ban by Law all Dems and liberals from a politic view.Selling a weapon to a drug Mexican Cartel and kill a border Patrol officer,Dems are and Nobama are a killer,dems and liberals are mental ill,because are NOT normal peoples,are alike Nazi gestapo,won a control all using a false smile.

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    • CharlieComment by vietnamvet
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:45 am

      It’s typical Axelrod campaign strategy.
      His habit is to destroy the reputation of an opponent so there is no one left for Obama to run against.

      It’s worked in every contest Obama has been in.
      That leaves the voter with only one choice, and that candidate has always been incompetent for the post in question.

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    • Comment by AcadGrad81
      August 8, 2012 @ 4:57 pm

      How in the world did Obama checkmate and cripple the Clintons in the run-up to the 2008 election? The Obama/Axelrod destruction machine made the Arkansas mafia look like boy scouts.

      Everywhere we turn on conservative forums and blogs, folks like us are screaming in print that Romney has to take off the gloves and go on offense and show that he’s got some onions, i.e., no tax returns until Obama releases his college transcripts and acknowledges his true birthplace. The jackals in the statist/socialist media had more info on the Aurora, CO shooter in 48 hours than we have ever had on Obama since his initial entry into public service in the Illinois legislature.

      No one transforms from an admitted high school doper to a success at Occidental College, then to Harvard and Columbia without some preferential treatment, likely a combination of aid or quotas for a foreign national and affirmative action, the latter of which has been Obama’s access card everywhere he’s been. I’m white and I don’t have the least bit of guilt in my veins from turning out a half-black (rhymes with the insurance duck mascot) man from the highest office in the land. This grossly inept, unqualified, cunning and evil man and his “insufferable wife” (borrowed from another poster a while back) must be evicted from the People’s House- before Nov. 6 and if not by then they need to be steamrolled at the polls so that any voter fraud can still be overcome.

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  3. allenweimerComment by allenweimer
    August 8, 2012 @ 9:43 am

    I have friends who worked for Delphi in Dayton Ohio that experienced the loss of retirement benefits as a result of the “sweetheart deal” worked out between the unions, GM and the Obama administration. Obama is such a pathetic hippocrite that panders for votes at the expense of real people. He and his Chicago style of bullying has no place in the presidency. The sooner we get rid of this “lemon” of a president the better.

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  4. ccfontenComment by ccfonten
    August 8, 2012 @ 9:43 am

    The fact remains: the dems are lying and trying to smear a good man with these lies and innuendos because they cannot find anything that would even resemble a scandal on a man like Romney who has impeccable morals and a remarkable work ethic. This smear/lie campaign is a classic tactic used by Axelrod and odumbo during the Ill. state senate and the US senate campaigns. They use sealed divorce files (how did they become unsealed?) to personally and professionally destroy any and all opponents.
    This is a warning to any and all who disagree or oppose the obama thugocracy: beware! You too will find yourself the object of his latest smear and destroy campaign.
    Chicago mafia tactics at it’s finest.
    Obama is nothing more than a liar and thug.

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    • inluminatuoComment by inluminatuo
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:03 pm

      Regarding the modern day Democrat Party;

      “The price of admission is a serpent’s tongue and a half-concealed stiletto.” – Groucho Marx

      He also believed it was better to have a “Bottle in front of me” than a Liberal “Frontal Lobotomy”

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  5. RickComment by Rick
    August 8, 2012 @ 9:47 am

    Why do you ask: ‘Why Mr. President? Why?’ when you know that the President doesn’t have any control over a Super Pac? Apparently the brain dead idiots on this blog don’t know that either!

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:17 am

      Obama has already proved he is a lying thug and will stoop to any level to win reelection. Using that old man in his despicable, disgusting lying ad is a perfect example of who obama is.

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    • jimbo999Comment by jimbo999
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:19 am

      “The brain dead idiots on this blog” have one advantage you apparently don’t have. We have our eyes open. The leader of this Super Pac is a “former White House spokesman Bill Burton” who apparently still works for Obama. Anyone who is connected to Obama seems to me to be hired for their stupidity, lack of morals, or their ability to ignore the law. You seem to be in the first group because of the blind trust you have put in the would-be-King. Whether you are in the second or third group is unknown because we don’t know who you are.

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    • nhpollackComment by nhpollack
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:30 am

      In politics, as in corporations, the tone, tactics and leadership start at the top. Anything involving Obama has been exactly the same starting with his early days in Chicago politics. He either actively, or passively, approves of anything done to get him reelected. Ever hear of he word responsibility?

      “Responsibility is a unique concept. It can only reside and inhere in a single individual. You may share it with others, but your portion is not diminished. You may delegate it, but it is still with you. You may disclaim it, but you cannot divest yourself of it. Even if you do not recognize it or admit its presence, you cannot escape it. If responsibility is rightfully yours, no evasion or ignorance, or passing the blame can shift the burden on someone else. Unless you can point your finger at the man who is responsible when something goes wrong, then you never had anyone really responsible.”
      –Vice Admiral Hyman Rickover to Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, 15 June 1961

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    • bna42Comment by bna42
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:43 am

      “. . .President doesn’t have any control over a Super Pac”

      Rick, are you stupid enough to believe that Obama has no influence over “his former White House spokesman Bill Burton” who runs the PAC?

      Do you really believe that if Obama asked his friend and former employee not to run the ad or to cancel the ad that Burton would refuse to honor his request?

      This is a proven Obama tactic where he “claims to remain above the fray” while allowing and even encouraging his minions to get as dirty as necessary while he retains plausible deniability.

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    • 3up3downusmc85Comment by 3up3downusmc85
      August 8, 2012 @ 10:43 am

      You are honestly suggesting that the candidate does NOT have the authority to tell the PAC issuing blatant lies, on his behalf, to remove that advertisement? Apparently your brain requires a bit of electroshock to bring it back to life. That logic suggests your brain has a level of activity that rivals petrified wood.

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    • normComment by norm
      August 8, 2012 @ 11:30 am

      Rick doesn’t know or will not admit that obama is the biggest liar, most corrupt president who is head of the most corrupt administration this country has ever seen. All of his appointees are radical, self-serving America-hating lefties whose main goal is to take this country down and subvert the rule of law and the constitution. Rick, open your eyes and see the light, please, before you vote for this gangster again.

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    • inluminatuoComment by inluminatuo
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:11 pm

      Rick,,,,Brain dead is destroying American wealth on borrowed success of others and then thinking it will end well if given 4 more years of destruction. Rick you are just jealous that Romney’s truths are gathering in more money these days than Obama’s deceptions. Get ready to cry in your Beer come November.

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    • pwpmmpComment by pwpmmp
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:15 pm

      Oh, poor, poor Rick. Obama is well-aware of everything his hateful minions do. He has the ability to stop these ads before they are aired, decry these ads after they occur, or refuse to stoop to this level of deception in the first place. If you support Obama and his politics, fine, that’s your right. But don’t be deliberately obtuse, it just makes you sound silly.

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    • mittenmanComment by mittenman
      August 8, 2012 @ 1:50 pm

      You just come here to sling feces, or do you have something real to contribute?
      The PAC in Question is run by a former Obama staffer. It is Common Knowledge that when Obie’s Kids want to do something off the record there is a coffee shop just down the street.
      So please do not try and express **surprise!**, if
      co-ordination occurs in this case.
      Barry and his Choom Gang has been caught in so many lies,obfuscations and outright lawlessness, that it is now The New Normal For This Bunch to do anything,say anything and lie about anything, in perpetuity.
      Speaking of Brain Dead, who’re you voting for? The guy who wrote, and let stand for over 15 years, he was from Kenya?

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    • 3up3downusmc85Comment by 3up3downusmc85
      August 8, 2012 @ 3:59 pm

      Consider Obama’s stirring tale for the Selma audience about how he had been conceived by his parents, Barack Obama Sr. and Ann Dunham, because they had been inspired by the fervor following the “Bloody Sunday” voting rights demonstration that was commemorated March 4. “There was something stirring across the country because of what happened in Selma, Alabama,” he said, “because some folks are willing to march across a bridge. So they got together and Barack Obama Jr. was born. So don’t tell me I don’t have a claim on Selma, Alabama. Don’t tell me I’m not coming home to Selma, Alabama”Obama was born in 1961, and the Selma march occurred four years later, in 1965. The New York Times reported that when the senator was asked about the discrepancy later that day, he clarified: “I meant the whole civil rights movement.”
      There are more lies than can be posted without filling the thread.

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    • 3up3downusmc85Comment by 3up3downusmc85
      August 8, 2012 @ 5:43 pm

      What is TRULY frightening is that Obamas past is more cloudy and vague than that of a CIA agent.
      No education records available, to include college transcripts or yearbook photos.
      All statements and testimony lending doubt to his nation and/or location of birth are scrubbed out of existence. (The clearly false computer generated “birth certificate” wouldn’t get him any other federal job)
      Scary that a person NO ONE knows, is President of the US.

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  6. tomscComment by tomsc
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:02 am

    Is it possible that Dirty Harry has become the head writter for the DNC campaign???

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  7. KEN RANDALLComment by KEN RANDALL
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:40 am

    Why? The reason is simple! Obama wants to win in November and will stand back and let his storm troopers say and do anything to make that happen. It goes back to the old Marxist mantra that anything that advances the cause of socialism is justified. It is also a mute admission that he cannot run on his failed record, so he must try to destroy Romney by any and all means possible.

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  8. wedeyComment by wedey
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:52 am

    The idiot Pac should at least get their facts straight, Romney left Bain in l999 or so and when the steel factory shut down, he was heading the olympics. His wife had a jobat the time and had insurance. Her employment ended and they had no insurance. To try and frame Romney or Bain for this is unthinkable. What about all the green energy companies that went belly-up after giving them our money. What about their workers. I think we would also hear a lot of heart-warming stories. And as for GM, they got themselves in their mess and the non-union workers got shafted. What about all the dealership all over the country that were closed. The government did not cause their troubles, the unions demanding so much did. The unions cause more trouble physically and emotionally than most companies, governments etc. However, the government has no business subsidizing anything or anyone with money that does not belong to them. It belongs to the citizens. Companies come and go and I guess it would be the presidents fault, as no company ever made it on their own,they had union workers (teachers, firemen and policemen) and government making it happen for them. So I guess it goes back to governments and unions who cause all the problems.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

      Wake up! Obama’s pac knew exactly what they were doing. There are no depths to which Obama will sink, no lies he won’t tell to get reelected. Obama is a socialist thug out to destroy our way of life. The only thing he cares about is himself.

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  9. chumchingeeComment by chumchingee
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:54 am

    King Obama, King Bush, King Clinton. The executive orders of all of these Presidents continue to this day, even though two of three are no longer President of the United States.
    King Romney might be the next in line. He has a long list of Kings in his past presidents.
    The problem is that executive orders do not have an expiration date. Every President in a national emergency should have the power to act. No one argues that. What I argue is that emergencies end. At that point, the Congress should have the power to legislate, not the President. They should not be used to legislate law.
    To change this, the country would have to have leaders willing to stand up for what they believe and vote changes to close this loophole in the law.
    I suggest mandatory expiration dates on emergency orders if not legislated by the Congress in a reasonable amount of time, like 30-90 days from its issuance. No re-issuance of Executive Orders similar to or same as the one before.
    Personally,the Congress has not shown that kind of behavior in the past and I do not see it happening in the future.
    Neither do I see the Supreme Court acting on this matter.
    To do so would show something they seem to lack.

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  10. milt3726Comment by milt3726
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:58 am

    Their utterly desperate actions are an absolute proof that their internal polls are very bad. Obama is losing more than 15% of the Whites Voters who voted for him in 2008 in the swing states and with this he is going to lose the elections… The media polls can oversample democrats in any insane way they want to make Obama looks much stronger than he is but the reality is the opposite to that…

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  11. bobComment by bob
    August 8, 2012 @ 11:01 am

    Obama is a marxist doing what marxists do. We cannot continue to act as if democrats are only Americans with a different viewpoint,they have declared war on our republic.

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  12. Rich MoneyComment by Rich Money
    August 8, 2012 @ 11:28 am

    This ad shows both the depths of desperation that Obama’s teams have reached and just how well he learned the lessons of Chicago politics. Chicago politics say bully, marginalize and demonize your opposition any way possible, facts be damned. With a sycophant media operating more like a liberal lapdog than a watchdog, the administration can get away with offenses like this and Reid’s baseless attack of Romney accusing him of felony tax-evasion. This accusation is based on the “testimony” of an “unnamed source” that Harry is “valiantly protecting” for his lies. We all know that this source really doesn’t exist, except in the Bizarro world mental ruins that pass for Reid’s so-called brain. However, he can attack a vetted presidential candidate without a shred of objective proof and the silence coming from the MSM is deafening. The scariest part is how much Obama’s Chicago-style political machine resembles the Nazis. The Nazi propaganda machine was one of the most effective in history, getting a generally peaceful people to believe enough lies to not only allow the atrocities of the Nazis, but actually help and abet those atrocities. The Nazis learned a lesson very early; if you say something often enough, regardless of whether it is true or not, people will begin to believe it simply because they’ve heard it so much. They used that strategy to great effect in alienating and demonizing the Jews in Germany. Well, what has the Obama propaganda machine selected as their “demon?” The so-called “1%” crowd. It doesn’t matter their attacks on these hard-working, tax-paying, law-abiding citizens are pure fantasy; attack often enough and people start to believe it. It needs to be realized that Obama isn’t inexperienced or misguided. He is actively evil; he wants to destroy America and everything America represents. Pay attention to any speech he makes without a teleprompter, and at some point his disdain for the American economic system and American exceptionalism will slip out, just as it did with the “you didn’t build that” gaffe or the Joe the Plumber “share the wealth” gaffe. We need to make sure this guy is on the unemployment line come January, a fate he’s secured for too many other Americans as it is already.

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    • nhpollackComment by nhpollack
      August 9, 2012 @ 12:37 am

      Saul Alinsky expanded and improved upon Hitler and Goebbel’s methods. William F. Buckley, Jr., a conservative icon said that he was, “very close to being an organizational genius.” Just because he was a Socialist swine, doesn’t mean he wasn’t smart or effective. Anyone who hasn’t read his “Rules for Radicals” should get a copy and read it cover to cover right now as it’s the enemy’s playbook and amazing in its simplicity and effectiveness. Might want to supplement it with Tom Wolfe’s, “Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers” and Sinclair Lewis’ prescient, “It Can’t Happen Here”.

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  13. LAPhilComment by LAPhil
    August 8, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

    AMVoter pretty much said what I was going to say in a nutshell. This ad is the most vile and despicable of the bunch, and while that man may have lost wife it doesn’t excuse his sleazy part in the making of this totally misleading and deceitful propaganda piece. Even though his wife didn’t even die until five years after the plant closed, it’s still Romney’s fault. Unbelievable. Michelle Malkin had it exactly right when she called this “Chutzpah overload”.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:52 pm

      I agree totally, Phil. That man should be ashamed of using his dead wife in such an outright despicable lying ad.

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  14. jstjonComment by jstjon
    August 8, 2012 @ 12:39 pm

    Obama is anything but stupid. He has a socailist agenda and is very very good at spining that into an acceptable position.
    The sad fact is that there is such a large number of voters who buy into his “we have to change” policies.
    I have read everything I could find that Obama has written and I am amazed at the complete turn arounds that come out of his mouth in respect to what he has written.
    I went to hear him speak in Chicago years ago. I found him intelligent, charismatic, great speaker and he scared the hell out of me.
    His lack of business experience, the fact that he never ran anything, never had a responsible position in the private sector, never had to create and be responsible for a budget for a large company (yet alone a nation), but still spoke as though had the experience to do anything, was a shock to my common sense.
    There are so many indications and examples of President Obama’s real agenda and what steps he and his team are willing to take to achieve the final socialist goal.
    Wake up, we are in real danger, not just us but our children and grand children.

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  15. clarkentComment by clarkent
    August 8, 2012 @ 12:47 pm

    This ad was about as low as you can get. But the people behind these ads don’t care, just as long as they can discredit Romney.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 12:53 pm

      Don’t forget these sleazy ads go all the way to the top.

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  16. JDZComment by JDZ
    August 8, 2012 @ 1:22 pm

    The latest attack on Romney is from the Huffington Post who claims that when Romney started Bain in 1983 that the only investors he could find were from Central America who invested 6 million dollars which helped Romney get Bain Capital off the ground. According to HuffPost, some of these investors were also funding “death squads” in Latin American countries during that period of time which was 40 years ago.

    So now, this means Romney was somehow involved in death squads to go along with causing a man’s wife to die of cancer, has shipped thousands of jobs offshore, doesn’t pay any federal income taxes, and is a felon because he lied to the SEC about when he left Bain to take over the Olympics. He must be the sleazeball of all sleazeballs.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 1:33 pm

      I’d say you’re the sleazeball. Go back to Huffypoop where your brain has been wallowing in the cesspool.

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    • LAPhilComment by LAPhil
      August 8, 2012 @ 2:33 pm

      AMV, I think you missed JDZ’s sarcasm.

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    • JDZComment by JDZ
      August 8, 2012 @ 2:40 pm

      She sure did. Obvioously she is new to this commentary website.

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    • AMVoterComment by AMVoter
      August 8, 2012 @ 2:43 pm

      JDZ, I apologize for my comment. I obviously missed your sarcasm but I am not new to the this board, just been taking a break from Obama’s gutter politics.

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  17. wdjincComment by wdjinc
    August 8, 2012 @ 1:31 pm

    The GST steel plant would have been shut down before Bain’s purchase if no buyers had been found. Bain kept the plant open for 8 years prior to its closing down. More than 31 steel plants closed down during that time when steel manufacturing had gone south and China is now the #1 steel manufacturer in the world.

    We can thank the unions for this. With inflated wages and benefits and pensions we no longer could compete with world competition.

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  18. fatfendersComment by fatfenders
    August 8, 2012 @ 3:14 pm

    A warrior always respects a worthy adversary. How can any of us (friend or foe) respect the buffoons who choose stories like this one to put forth their case. What a joke.

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    • davnkatzComment by davnkatz
      August 8, 2012 @ 5:49 pm

      Are you being sarcastic? If so, to whom? OR, are you condemning Michelle for the article? If so, then YOU are the buffoon.

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    • fatfendersComment by fatfenders
      August 8, 2012 @ 6:04 pm

      I would think it was obvious I was speaking to the folks responsible for the ad, Obama’s Super-Pac in general and Joe Soptic specifically for allowing himself to be used in such an absurd stretch of the facts. Maybe Joe’s name, rather than ‘Soptic’ should have been ‘Sophistic”.

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  19. Dingbat36Comment by Dingbat36
    August 8, 2012 @ 4:24 pm

    What on earth do you mean by “why”! It’s what DemoNrats do. Obama opens his mouth and new whoppers fall out. EVERYONE who is a part of this administration does likewise. The truth is not in them……..the why is really easy, there is no record of success on which to base their quest for a new bite at the elective apple. All that is left is to attack the person who wants a chance to fix what they have ruined.

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  20. loriecComment by loriec
    August 8, 2012 @ 5:04 pm

    Boy, this almost leaves me speachless! I’m about as furious with this article as the one about “You did not build that.” Obama and his Super Pac will not stop at anything to win, but this has got to be one that is so far fetched that those who support him should be shaking their heads in disbelief. They seem to finding anything to distort to keep the light away from Obama’s fraud and lies. Anyone who says that Obama hasn’t lied is totaly braindead.

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    • davnkatzComment by davnkatz
      August 8, 2012 @ 5:55 pm

      Did you REALLY mean you are “furious with this article”, or did you mean you are furious WITH THE EVIL MACHINATIONS OF OBUMMER POLITICS REVEALED IN this article?

      Your meaning is doubtful without clarification.

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    • LAPhilComment by LAPhil
      August 8, 2012 @ 6:39 pm

      davnkatz: I feel like I’m playing referee today. Read her last two statements if you’re not clear as to where she’s coming from (I’m assuming it’s a female from the name).

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  21. CharieComment by Charie
    August 8, 2012 @ 10:16 pm

    I do have to point out that PACs are supposed to have absolutely nothing t.o do with the candidate. It is against Federal and state law

    However Obama is very good at getting others to work for him – in Illinois it was the Chicago Tribune that got those court records opened.

    I suggest to the Liberals who have come to throw dirt that they stop in a little longer and read the list of lies posted here and which have sources, too.

    Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi both lie for him as well as for themselves. lol

    “Gee whiz, Meddy old boy, tell my old pal Putin to just hang on until after the election…….. I’ll have more flexibility, then.” Good grief, you leftwingers must be smokin’ the good stuff to believe a word that comes out of his mouth except when he thinks nobody is listening!

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  22. gado184Comment by gado184
    August 8, 2012 @ 11:35 pm

    Romney “stopped working for Bain in 1999″, but he continued as CEO and owner until when? Gotcha!

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  23. RichieComment by Richie
    August 13, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    This is same as me selling a car to someone else 4 years ago and they have an accident and kill someone and they come after me because I owned the car once 4 years ago. Obama, really knows the truth, and not only that, he was the one who okayed this ad. We must vote this mad man out of office.

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  24. horaComment by hora
    August 13, 2012 @ 11:13 pm

    We know Nobama is dawm mad,but a Dems are real Demon,like evil,not only loose a election,dems must loose a party and right for doing any politic activities for ever.

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