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OBAMA’S OMNIPRESENT FAN: Who is Ellie Light? (images)

Posted by FactReal on January 25, 2010

THE MEDIA GETS PUNKED BY OBAMISTAS…AGAIN.
Obama has popularized the word ‘fake.’
He brought to us the fake donors, fake voter registrations, fake grassroot groups, fake job numbers, fake congressional districts,…and now the fake Obama defender:
GatewayPundit reports:

At last count Ellie Light has written the same letter defending Barack Obama to dozens of publications across the US, getting them published in at least 42 newspapers in 18 states, as well as Politico.com, the Washington Times, and USA Today. And Ellie has claimed residence in at least 18 of these states.

MORE:
Ellie Light Located?
The Astroturf Presidency: more fake

Obama…the great pretender. That is change!

HOW DOES ELLIE LIGHT LOOK LIKE?

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IS WATERBOARDING TORTURE? CNN Amanpour vs. Marc Thiessen

Posted by FactReal on January 25, 2010

Author confronts those pushing false comparisons between the CIA and the torturers of murderous regimes.
Marc Thiessen, author of Courting Disaster, lectured CNN’s Amanpour how the CIA interrogation techniques DO NOT resemble the tortures used by the murderous regimes as cited so often by the left to promulgate the idea that America does not have moral standing…and to weaken America.

Thiessen confronted CNN’s Amanpour for her misleading reports about the CIA’s waterboarding techniques by comparing them to the Khmer Rouge torturers in Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge did not “simulate drowning” at prison S-21 – they actually drowned their victims. Only 7 of the 14,000 people who entered S-21 emerged alive.

Human Events summarizes the electric exchange of January 20, 2010:

Marc Thiessen directly challenged the CNN’s [Amanpour] with evidence that she had misled her viewers about the CIA’s waterboarding techniques…Thiessen pulled out a transcript from a 2008 CNN broadcast from the Khmer Rouge prison S-21, where Amanpour had stood before a picture of Khmer Rouge torturers drowning an innocent Cambodian in a vat of water, and declared that the CIA had done the same thing to terrorists in its custody.

Thiessen told Amanpour, “There have been so many misstatements told about the enhanced interrogation techniques, comparing them to the Spanish Inquisition and the Khmer Rouge, and I have to tell you Christiane, you are one of the people who have spread these mistruths.”
[snip]

…Thiessen told her, “We did not submerge people in a box of water.”
Amanpour replied, “Excuse me a second, that is called waterboarding.” “No it’s not,” Thiessen replied.

…Thiessen pressed his point: “Christiane you are absolutely wrong. 14,000 people killed in S-21. Seven survivors …” But Amanpour cut him off, “Excuse me, you are trying to obfuscate the debate. That prison was full of images of water torture.” Thiessen responded, “Which is nothing like what the CIA did. Do you have any evidence …”

…Thiessen pressed her: “I want to answer this, because it is very important. What you said was not waterboarding but a barrel filled with water. You have no evidence whatsoever that the CIA did what you said they did.”

Thiessen writes, “In truth, what has harmed America’s moral standing in the world are the false comparisons made by those who declare that America has practiced the same techniques as the most reviled despots and dictators in human history—when in fact we have done nothing of the sort.”

How Obama has made America more vulnerable
Marc Thiessen interview with FoxNews Hannity
ARTICLES BY MARC THIESSEN
The CIA’s Questioning Worked
The West Coast Plot: An ‘Inconvenient Truth’
Obama Versus the CIA
Meet the Real Jack Bauers

WHO IS MARC THIESSEN?
– Marc A. Thiessen is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution
– He served in senior positions at the Pentagon and the White House from 2001 to 2009
– Former President Bush’s speechwriter
Book: Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack
Website | old Blog | Twitter | YouTube

Sister Toldjah reports:

Former senior Bush administration official Marc Thiessen has been a machine over the last couple of years when it comes to setting the record straight on CIA interrogation tactics and how the “EIT”s (Enhanced Interrogation Tactics) like waterboarding, for example, actually did stop terrorist attacks and saved lives. Fortunately for us, he’s still at it this year, both with a new book on the issue and hitting the media circuit to talk about both it and the misinformation being spread by revenge-minded Democrats and their cohorts in MSM about what did and did not happen.

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Log: DEMOCRATS’ RACISM & INTOLERANCE

Posted by FactReal on January 10, 2010

LEFTISTS’ OBSESSION WITH RACE – Here is just a sampling:
Democrat Harry Reid referred to Obama as “light skinned” and “with no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.” (Book Game Change)

The problem with Reid’s comments is that “he was basically giving Obama a stamp of approval for not being one of those black people, with their “Negro dialect” and black skin – and even if he meant it more as an insult aimed at the tolerance of white voters…(Perhaps more damning to Obama is Reid’s implication that Obama would put on a “Negro dialect” when it suited his purposes).”

Why can Reid use the ‘Negro’ reference but Rush Limbaugh is called a racist for making a parody song about the Los Angeles Times article ‘Obama the Magic Negro’?

…more at The Democrat Party As The Party Of The Clean, Light-Skinned, Coffee-Serving Negro
Democrat Joe Biden called Obama first “clean” African-American candidate
Joe Biden proud of “his slave state” (video)
Democrat Senator R. Byrd was in KKK …he confirmed this in his book
Democrat Jimmy Carter calls OBAMA A BLACK BOY (video)
Bill Clinton on Obama: “A Few Years Ago & This Guy Would be Getting Us Coffee”
Bill Clinton honored and praised segregationist senator J. William Fulbright:
Bill Clinton said, “I have long regarded Senator William Fulbright as both a role model and a mentor.”
Clinton dancing with segregationists

Clinton racist comments – Racial tensions roil Democratic race in 2008
Clinton said Obama only appealed to black voters
Sen. Ted Kennedy called President Bush’s judicial nominees “Neanderthals”:
Kennedy was referring to Hispanic lawyer Miguel Estrada and African-American Judge Janice Rogers Brown.
Democrat Rod Blagojevich thinks he is “blacker than Barack Obama.”

“I’m blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment.
My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived. I saw it all growing up.”

DEMOCRATS’ HISTORY OF RACISM AND INTOLERANCE
Democrats’ racist past
Democrats have whitewashed the own party’s horrific and lengthy record of racism
Liberals project onto conservatives their racism like Democrat Senator Whitehouse
Videos: Liberal Intolerance
“It is a Democratic Party obsessed with skin color as a weapon against conservatives that oppose race-based policies,
and a party that uses race to create victim-dependent voters based on imagined bogeymen.”
The Democrat Party: the Party of slavery

DEMOCRATS HURTING BLACKS
Democrats killed an education program that benefited blacks (DC voucher programs)
Democrats & liberals use blacks & want to keep them down
Blacks being hurt by Democrat’s false-goodwill
Democrats lied to blacks: Democrats have transferred their racist record onto Republicans





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MERRY CHRISTMAS: Ancient Writers Prove Jesus Is Not a Myth

Posted by FactReal on December 24, 2009

Evidence: Ancient writers (Non-Christians, enemies, and early Christians) wrote about the birth of Christ, His life, teachings, miracles, crucifixion, and resurrection.

They also wrote about the faith and lives of the disciples and early Christians. Here are the links to some of their writings (most translated).

ANCIENT WRITERS &
THEIR WORKS:

NATIVITY PAINTINGS:

FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS
(37-100 A.D.)
was a first century Jewish historian and soldier

He wrote about life and resurrection of Jesus.
Antiquities XVIII, 3:3

The Adoration of the Magi, Pieter Aertsen, c. 1560

CELSUS
was 2nd century Greek philosopher and opponent of Christianity

Celsus sought to ruthlessly ridicule and disprove Christianity. But in doing so, he left proof of the existence and life of Jesus. He wrote on the Virgin Birth, Jesus’ baptism, Jesus’ Divinity, Jesus’ Miracles, the Apostles, John the Baptist. He bears witness to the antiquity of the apostolic writings – he refers to the Gospels of Matthew, Luke, and John; and makes allusions to quotations from the New Testament.
True Discourse

by Franz Von Rhoden

CORNELIUS TACITUS
(55-120 A.D.)
was a Roman historian

Tacitus verifies the Biblical account of Jesus’ execution at the hands of Pontius Pilate who governed Judea from 26-36 A.D. during the reign of Tiberius:
Annals XV, 44
GAIUS SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS
(69-130 A.D.)
was a Roman biographer

Suetonius records the expulsion of the Christian Jews from Rome (mentioned in Acts 18:2) and confirms the Christian faith being founded by Christ.
Life of Claudius, 25.4

The Nativity (fresco) by Giotto, c.1305-06

LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
(120- ~180 A.D.)
was a Greek writer

Lucian was a noted satirist of the second century, spoke scornfully of Christ and the Christians.
The Death of Peregrinus 11-13
PLINY THE YOUNGER
(62?-113 A.D)
was a Roman magistrate

Pliny the Younger admits to torturing and executing Christians who refused to deny Christ. A recurring theme in the correspondence between Pliny and Trajan is the willingness of the true believer to die for Christ. This would hardly be reasonable if they knew He never existed!
Pliny’s letter to Emperor Trajan,
Epistulae, Vol X, No. 96

(in Latin here)

Nativity with Saints Francis and Lawrence by Caravaggio, 1609

CLEMENT OF ROME
(?-98? A.D.)
was a bishop of Rome

Clement confirms the ministry of the disciples and some of the basic tenets of early Christianity.
Corinthians 42
IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH
(? – ~100 A.D)
was the bishop of Antioch

He reinforces early Christian beliefs in the letters he penned while in prison. Even when execution was imminent, Ignatius refused to recant his faith.
Letter to the Trallians, 9:1
Letter to the Smyrneans, 1
Magnesians XI

The Adoration of the Magi by Peter Paul Rubens, 1634

QUADRATUS OF ATHENS
(126 A.D.)
was an Athenian bishop and direct disciple, 1634 of the Apostles

He is generally regarded as the first Christian apologist. Quadratus points out the fact that a few who were healed and resurrected by Jesus lived until modern times.
Eusebius IV III, 2

The Adoration of the Magi by Da Vinci, 1481-2

ARISTIDES THE ATHENIAN
(126 A.D.)
was a 2nd century Greek Christian author

Aristides describes the treatment of Jesus by His own people, the Jews, and contrasts their beliefs with those of the Christians.
Apology XIV-XV

Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard Van Honthorst, 1622

JUSTIN MARTYR
(~100 – 165 A.D.)
was possibly the most well-known early Christian apologist

He was an educated pagan philosopher who converted to Christianity around 130 A.D. Being a thoroughly educated man, Justin weighed the evidence carefully before accepting his new faith and explains to the reader he made his decision only after careful consideration and research.
First Apology, 34, 46, 50
Dialogue with Trypho, 77 97, 107-8

Mystic Nativity by Botticelli

HEGESIPPUS
(110 A.D. – 180 A.D.)
converted to Christianity from Judaism after extensively researching the Gospel story

Instead of accepting the Gospel story at the word of others, he traveled extensively throughout Rome and Corinth in an effort to collect evidence of the early Christian claims. Hegesippus provides important testimony that the stories being passed around were not watered down, embellished, or fabricated.
The History of the Church

Nativity (in an Antiphonary) by Francesco di Giorgio Martini, c. 1460

MORE FACTS:
NON-CHRISTIANS PROVE JESUS’ RESURRECTION
THE REAL THANKSGIVING STORY – As Written by the Pilgrims
CHURCH & STATE SEPARATION IS A MYTH

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WELCOME TO TYRANNY! Senate approved ObamaCare on Christmas Eve, 2009

Posted by FactReal on December 24, 2009

Despite great opposition from Americans, the U.S. Senate just passed their bill for Obama’s health care.
All while we were sleeping!

Christmas Gift from Government

How the votes went down
Why Americans oppose Obamacare

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Very Barry Christmas: Killer Mao at Obama’s Whitehouse

Posted by FactReal on December 23, 2009

Guess What’s on the Obama’s White House Christmas Tree?

Via BigGovernment.com/ FoxNews:

Ornaments depicting the Chinese communist dictator Mao who killed 65 million people

Killer Mao on Obama's Christmas tree

Mao killed 65 million people. About 4 times more than Hitler!
Would it OK to have Hitler ornament in the White House?
We already know of the Obama’s administration’s attraction to Marxist killer Mao.
Marxist Mao Tse-Tung
Marxist Mao Tse-Tung killed 65 million people

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Another orb shows Obama’s face on Mount Rushmore next to Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson and Roosevelt.

Obama on Mt. Rushmore as Christmas tree ornament

The audacity of Narcissus who fell
in love with his own reflection!
Nar

It’s not like the Obamas didn’t know

Michelle and Barack Obama posed in front of the Christmas tree
with those special ornaments.
Obamas in front of Christmas Tree with Mao

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