The Obama Lies


We should all remember these words spoken by Obama just a few days ago about the Blagojevich scandal:

“I had no contact with the governor’s office. I did not speak to the governor about these issues. That I know for certain.”

Problem is, it’s a lie.

Another source said that contact between the Obama camp and the governor’s administration regarding the Senate seat began the Saturday before the Nov. 4 election, when Emanuel made a call to the cell phone of Harris. The conversation took place around the same time press reports surfaced about Emanuel being approached about taking the high-level White House post should Obama win.

Emanuel delivered a list of candidates who would be “acceptable” to Obama, the source said. On the list were Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, Illinois Veterans Affairs director Tammy Duckworth, state Comptroller Dan Hynes and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Chicago, the source said. All are Democrats.


Sometime after the election, Emanuel called Harris back to add the name of Democratic Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan to the approved list, the source said.

Oh sure, its political doublespeak….but no matter, it’s clear that Obama gave the list to Emmanuel who then delivered it. He may not have spoken with Blago directly, but through his Chief of Staff he most certainly communicated with him. Hell, according to this article it appears he had veto power over who would get the seat:

Schakowsky also spoke of a conversation she had with Emanuel shortly after he was named chief of staff. She said she called Emanuel “to get some intelligence” on whether Obama might approve of her selection as senator.

“He indicated that the president-elect would be fine with certain people and I was one of them,” Schakowsky said, adding that he did not share the identities of others on the list.

He had veto power but did not communicate with Blago? Come on!

This is the “change we can believe in”?

Could he have just told the American people that yes, he did communicate with Blago about who he would like to see take his seat but he did not know anything about this pay to play scheme Blago was running? Most certainly. I’m sure he would have been taken at his word. But instead he lied to the American people, and he hasn’t even been sworn in.

Can’t say I’m surprised. We have long been saying this guy is deep in the muck of Chicago politics but I did not think the guy would screw this up so quickly.

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Obama is going to ruin this country.

Personally, I did not think he would screw up so fast either. But since he did, I am truly enjoying myself. Now will this wake up the American people. I hope. But I think not. Sad!

Does this make it pretty clear that Jesse Jackson Jr. is NOT one of Obama’s buds?

Interesting that the article suggests that it was Emanuel who made the first contact with Blago’s office. Did Emanuel really think he could just hand Blago a list and dictate the selection from that without any quid pro duo? Highly unlikely considering that Emanuel has been part and parcel of the Chicago machine for decades and knows the game.

He would know that to get a candidate on that list Obama would have to return the favor in some way.

All the more reason we need a special prosecutor who is not beholden to Obama to keep his job.

“Obama is going to ruin this country…”


And yes, Obama’s a liar, but we knew that aleady.

Ya know, David Axlerod (Obama’s campaign manager) was expected to be his Chief of Staff. I wonder if Axlerod (who got snubbed) made his little faux paux on purpose to get the media sniffing around Rahm Emanuel? Both Axlerod and Emanuel are hard core, no holes barred players, and the Chief of Staff job is arguably the most important shy of being President. I wouldn’t put it past him & in a perfect world MSNBC would ask him, but we live in a real world.

Before you say it’s a lie, I think you have to underscore the way he changed “we” (regal or otherwise) to “I”. Then he says, “I had no contact,” and “I have not spoken to,” and I’m sure that that’s true. His go-betweens–Rahm in particular (and there’s but one “m” in Emanuel) did so, but not The One himself. So it’s Clintonesque parsing, but the question is, why not come right out and say that?

It seems most likely that Rahm didn’t play ball, but didn’t turn over any evidence of offered quid pro quo, either. Emanuel and Axelrod don’t want to shake the political tree in Chicago, for fear of what might come out regarding Obama’s prior involvement with Blago and the activities of such people as Emil Jones, his political mentor and patron. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s dad is also a Chicago machine boss, and she was on Emanuel’s list as a supplementary pick after he’d submitted O’s first three picks, with Jesse Jackson, Jr, candidate 5, not on it. Why was she added? Now she’s trying to get the IL judiciary to throw Blago out of office, thus circumventing any nasty revelations during impeachment hearings–and the provisions of the State Constitution, as well.

Lisa Madigan also started the Blago investigation, Fitzgerald took it from her, odd that her name was even put into it.

And Jan Schakowsky, heaven forbid! Obama must think he owes her something if only a mention that she’s on the list. She’s dreadful, so is her husband who got out of prison just in time to train up young Obamabots:

Robert Creamer, the husband of U. S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill) who was sentenced to jail for running a community group and paying himself big bucks while banks held the bag, has been teaching a group of young (mostly) volunteers for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama, I am exclusively revealing today.

Nothing wrong with Creamer earning a living. Indeed not long ago he surfaced as a registered lobbyist working against the Senate confirmation of UN ambassador John Bolton, paid by the George Soros-funded “Open Society Policy Center.” But the idea of a convicted felon who kited checks lecturing the supposedly idealistic Obama campaign on how to raise money and get elected is a bit much.

Creamer taught at “Camp Obama,” a week-long summer camp last month held at the presidential candidate’s office in Chicago for campaign interns and volunteers-just a few blocks away from the federal court where on August 31, 2005 he pleaded guilty to charges of bank fraud and failure to pay federal taxes…on charges brought by U. S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald

Seems pretty obvious to me that it is NOT a lie.

He says that HE had no contact. TRUE
He says his campaign had no involvement in deal making – obvously True (see Blago’s “f**k them”).
He implies some people on his staff may have had contacts with Blago’s office because he explicitly pledges to gather all information about that and to make it public in a few days.

So where is the lie?

The lie is that he’s going to make it all public in a few days.

He’s going to wait until he’s forced to make it public. Meanwhile, icebergs are melting! And, teh health! And, teh CHANGE!

Obama comes from the slick Willie school, why tell the truth when a lie will do. Compulsiveness is a sickness that seems to run rampant in Democrap circles.

We saw this same behavior throughout the campaign season. Obama has a reflex to say “I don’t know anything” as soon as the slightest trouble appears. He did it, what, 8 times? 9? about associations he didn’t want to be made public. It was clear to anybody watching closely that Obama is a habitual liar.

I’m a little surprised it’s coming out so clearly before he’s even taken office, but it had to come out sooner or later. The guy’s as corrupt as the day is long.

I really believe this time it is deeper and worse than anything else BHO has had to hide behind. The MSM will do their best to cover up for him, but as these drips continue to come out, I expect there to more and more questions about what did Obama know and when did he know it.

It is a felony to not report a crime if you have information that a crime is being committed. We will see where it goes, but I think we have the potential to bring down a large number of Chicago and DC Democrat deal makers – Obama, Rahmbo, Axelrod, JJJ, maybe even Pelosi and others.

Don’t forget, the phone conversations documented in the affidavit represent 3 minutes out of 300 hours a wire tapped calls. Also, the affidavit left a 3-week gap between mid November to early December. What are on those calls? I would imagine the whole group – Obama, Rahmbo, etc. are all wondering – what have other people said, what deals are people making behind closed doors, where there other phones wire tapped, etc. My prediction – this goes all the way to Obama and he is not allowed to take office on January 20.

A quick question – does there even have to be an impeachment hearing if he never takes office?

Free America, not to be a party pisser, or anything, but I think that Fitzy’s timing argues against everything that you’re predicting.

Mike, I think Rahm DID think they could tell Blago what to do. After all, HE is with the PRESIDENT now. Some little state level pissant better know his place and bow down accordingly. That seems to be in line with Rahm’s arrogance.

I will only cite a quote attributed to Galileo “And yet, it moves”…

Of course, Galileo was just a “furriner”, an Italian, for God’s sake… some of you will say, forgetting that the world existed and was in no better or worse condition before 1776.

Good grief, you gotta be kidding me. Dayum…you people are so out of touch it’s sad. This periodic circle jerk has gotten old, don’t you think?