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From Human Events:

Only a few decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, all too many Americans have forgotten the horrors that stood behind it. A recent survey found that only 53% of American adults believe that capitalism is better than socialism.

And while progressives, including President Obama, scoff when conservatives denounce what is currently coming out of Washington as “socialism,” socialism it is.

Now, in The Politically Incorrect Guide™ to Socialism, Kevin D. Williamson provides a historical and contemporary analysis of socialist policies — including Obamacare and other up-to-the-minute examples — and explains why they inevitably lead to economic catastrophe and political repression, while benefiting a privileged few.

Get the facts about Socialism now

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A damning indictment of Barack Obama from Our Country Deserves Better PAC (through email):

Barack Obama promised “change we can believe in,” a new “hope” and “transparency in government” in the days leading up to his inauguration. However, his first week in office has been mired by a series of missteps and failures. The following report card by the “Our Country PAC” highlights a week in office that reveals Obama hasn’t changed at all from the liberal he was in the U.S. Senate and Illinois State Senate.

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Taxes and Fiscal Policy
Grade: D-

At a time of staggering deficits that require fiscal responsibility from the President and Congress, Obama and the Democratic leadership in the House & Senate are trying to outdo one another in spending more of your tax dollars.

Obama’s currently pushing for a $1 TRILLION spending plan that is heavy on big government programs with very little tax relief.

Before he even took office, Obama pressed then-President Bush to request the second $350 billion in federal bailout money. This is despite the fact that the first installment of bailout funds failed to loosen up credit markets as anticipated. Instead, many banks kept the money to pad their own balance sheets, and proceeded to cut credit limits on their customers’ bank credit cards.

National Security
Grade: F

Obama has placed a desire to “be liked” and to appease America’s enemies ahead of our national security concerns. He has emboldened America’s enemies and showed a dangerous weakness that some will be sure to challenge or exploit with Obama as Commander in Chief.

First Obama suspended the trials of terrorists being held at GITMO (Guantamo Bay Cuba Terrorist Detention Facility). Then Obama announced that GITMO would be closed altogether within one year – despite not having a plan in place on what to do with the terrorists being held there. Shortly after his announcement a video surfaced featuring two al-Qaida terrorists who had been held at GITMO – but then released. A Pentagon report indicates at least 61 GITMO detainees went on to commit or attempt to commit terrorist attacks after they were released from GITMO. And Obama now foolishly wants ALL detainees released from GITMO.

Obama similarly signed an executive order limiting the interrogation techniques U.S. intelligence officers can use in trying to obtain critical information from terrorists that could save American lives.

Obama also undermined the U.S. War on Terror by appeasing those who have been most critical of the missions of U.S. troops. His first call to a foreign head of state was not to a key U.S. ally (such as Britain or Israel) but instead to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Similarly, Obama’s first official interview since becoming president was with a Middle Eastern television network known for broadcasting anti-American tirades, al-Arabiya television.

Protecting the Unborn
Grade: D-

Barack Obama angered pro-life advocates across the globe when he signed an executive order allowing taxpayer funding of abortions at U.S. facilities around the globe.

While people may differ on abortion policies here in America, it is an affront to pro-life Americans to take their tax dollars and use them to end human life.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week pushed for $200 million in funding for birth control saying, “we have to deal with the consequences of the downturn in our economy.” Astonishingly, the Democratic leadership was arguing that children are too costly for the nation at this time.

To his credit, Obama did ask House leaders to scrap the funding proposal, but he did not denounce Speaker Pelosi’s comments, but instead said it was not the right time for such a proposal – concerned about the backlash from some Republicans on Capitol Hill over the issue,

Appointments
Grade: D

For all the talk of “change” that Obama pledged to bring to Washington, he has instead surrounded himself with the same Washington establishment figures he had said were part of the nation’s problems.

But what’s been worse is seeing the controversies surrounding Obama’s appointments.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has been called a “tax cheat” for having evaded his taxes.

His pick for Commerce Secretary was forced to withdraw his name from consideration after it was announced that he was the target of a federal corruption probe.

Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Eric Holder, advocated clemency for 16 FALN terrorists during the Clinton administration and his law firm represents numerous individuals held at the GITMO terrorist detention facility.

And after Obama pledged not to have lobbyists serving in key posts in his administration he nominated an ex-lobbyist to serve as Deputy Secretary of Defense.

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Source: NRBA

In a powerful video with personal testimonials, key black conservative leaders, including Dr. Alveda C. King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., talk about how their faith influences the policies and politics they support. These black Americans state eloquently why they support Sen. John McCain and cannot, in good conscience, support Sen. Barack Obama. A primary reason cited by these black American leaders is Obama’s radical position on abortion, including the fact that Obama voted four times in the Illinois Senate against the bill that would provide health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion.

Why is the issue of abortion so important to black American leaders? Black communities are being devastated by abortion which is tantamount to black genocide. 35% of abortions in the United States are performed on African-American women, while they represent only 12% of our nation’s female population. According to the 2000 Census, 14 million (17 million as of 2007) African-American children have been killed through abortion. This means that more African-American babies have been killed by abortion during the past 30 years than the total number of African-American deaths from all other causes combined, including AIDS, heart disease, cancer, violent crimes and accidents. This is a crisis in black America that Obama does not care about.

Black Pro-Life Advocate Says Barack Obama Still Misleads on Abortion Votes – This eye-opening website features the words of a leading African-American pro-life advocate who says Obama continues to mislead the public about his votes on an abortion/infanticide bill. Even more troubling is the fact that in July 2007, Obama said: “The first thing I’d do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act.” That bill would make unlimited abortions throughout pregnancy the national law and overturn any abortion limits in all 50 states. The bill would also require taxpayer funding of abortion, eliminate parental notification laws, and end restrictions on partial-birth abortion.

Black Pro-Life Advocate Says Barack Obama Still Misleads on Abortion Votes

View Obama’s Abortion Voting Record – Obama actively opposed the legislation in the Illinois Senate that would have provided health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion. In 2001, he voted “no” in committee, spoke against it on the Senate floor, and voted “present” on the floor. In 2002, he voted “no” in committee, spoke against it on the Senate floor, and voted “no” on the floor. Obama was the sole senator to ever speak against it on the Senate floor. The U.S. Senate passed the federal bill unanimously, with Senators Barbara Boxer and Ted Kennedy speaking in support of it. The pro-abortion group, NARAL, expressed neutrality on the federal bill. On August 5, 2002, President George W. Bush signed it into law.

For four years Obama has said he would have supported the federal version, but that simply isn’t true. In 2003, as chairman of the Illinois Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, Obama voted “yes” on an amendment that made the Illinois version identical to the federal one. However, he then voted “no” on the amended bill.

Senator Obama’s Voting Record

Obama Lied About His Abortion Voting Record During the Third Presidential Debate – An analysis of the third presidential debate shows that Obama lied about his legislative action on abortion.

Obama Lie One: Obama stated that the Born Alive Infant Protection Act “said you have to provide lifesaving treatment and that would have helped to undermine Roe v. Wade.”

Truth: The legislation applied to babies that were born live, living completely outside their mothers’ womb and no longer under any jurisdiction of Roe v. Wade.

Obama Lie Two: Obama stated, “And the Illinois Medical Society, the organization of doctors in Illinois, voted against it. Their Hippocratic Oath would have required them to provide care, and there was already a law in the books.”

Truth: Illinois abortion law to this day only protects babies that survive an abortion who the abortionist deems fit to live. Obama opposed closing this loophole by voting against legislation to mandate a second doctor be present at deliveries of all babies born alive, in order to independently assess their viability.

Obama Lie Three: “I am completely supportive of a ban on late-term abortions, partial-birth or otherwise, as long as there’s an exception for the mother’s health and life, and this did not contain that exception.”

Truth: Note Obama’s slick use of the phrases “late term” and “partial birth” abortions when the issue is about babies “born alive” after a botched abortion. Obama then starts talking about the “mother’s health and life” to deflect attention away from the live baby in need of health care to continue surviving. In 2001, Obama was the only Illinois senator to speak out on the Senate floor against the bill that would provide health care to babies born alive after a botched abortion. What kind of man is Obama who would do that, then lie, straight-faced, about what he had done?

Obama’s Lies

Vatican official attacks U.S. Democrats as “party of death” By Phil Stewart which exposes how the former St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burk who is the head of the Vatican’s highest court, the Vatican’s Supreme Court of the Apostolic Signature, said that the Democratic Party risked “transforming itself definitively into a party of death for its decisions on bioethical issues.” He then attacked two of the party’s most high profile Catholics — vice presidential candidate Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — for misrepresenting Church teaching on abortion. Pope Benedict has been encouraging Catholic bishops to speak out more openly on public policy issues to make the Church’s voice heard.

Vatican official attacks U.S. Democrats as “party of death”

Planned Parenthood: Wanting fewer blacks ‘understandable’ by Bob Unruh uncovers the shocking truth about how Planned Parenthood, the nation’s abortion industry leader, says ‘yes’ when ‘donor’ wants to reduce minorities. The article includes a video showing how a student-run magazine at UCLA revealed an undercover investigation in which representatives of Planned Parenthood admitted willingness to accept a financial donation targeting the destruction of an unborn black baby.

Planned Parenthood: Wanting fewer blacks ‘understandable’

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