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Politics: Are These Obama Videos Only Creepy To Me?!?


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I didn't make it past 5 seconds of that video and had the same impression you had.




I understand all of that and still think it is creepy. I also think organized cheering at sporting events is creepy. So are memorized calls and responses in religious ceremonies. It was also creepy that "because of Obama..." Any one of those kids can be a doctor or architect or whatever, but it sure isn't because of Obama. If they think it is I am sad for them.
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At the end of Spike Lee's movie about Malcolm X, a bunch of people, including Nelson Mandela, say, "I am Malcolm X." It's a small effort to draw inspiration.

 

Obama isn't going to save these kids. I just see something similar to saying, "I am Malcolm X."

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At the end of Spike Lee's movie about Malcolm X, a bunch of people, including Nelson Mandela, say, "I am Malcolm X." It's a small effort to draw inspiration.


Obama isn't going to save these kids. I just see something similar to saying, "I am Malcolm X."



That part of the movie was creepy too. :mad:

I am Spartacus.

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That's easy. With the economy on the decline right now, chances are it will be on an uptick at the next election cycle. People vote on "Are you better off than you were 4 years ago?: The answer will almost be a guaranteed "yes."

 

 

Possibly, but by that time we should be somewhere around 12 or 13 Trillion dollars in debt. I think we're at (or close to) critical mass. In other words, I'm not sure the economy will be on an uptick in four years. In any event, people seem to think he's going to solve all of their problems. Even if the economy is great in four years, people will still have problems. If I was Obama, I'd be worried.

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But, I will say that I agree with your comment on the second video, I think it's sad that they have made the kids do it. Then again they might have chosen to, I don't know.

 

 

 

Right. We don't know.

 

Personally, I believe that John McCain paid the kids $1000 each, then posted it on YouTube, then he phoned Thunderbroom to give the signal that it was time to dump that video on us. Now Thunderbroom is out collecting $1500 from some shady McCain operatives in a dark secluded parking lot.

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Right. We don't know.


Personally, I believe that John McCain paid the kids $1000 each, then posted it on YouTube, then he phoned Thunderbroom to give the signal that it was time to dump that video on us. Now Thunderbroom is out collecting $1500 from some shady McCain operatives in a dark secluded parking lot.

 

 

 

That McCain sure is a sly old fox, I tell ya - who obviously knows how to get max value out of campaign contributions - hahaha!!!

 

 

 

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With people pledging their allegiance to Obama instead of the flag, which is the basic sickness of these vids, I'm not sure why Obama would be worried.



Fair enough. Anyone who drinks the cool-aid will remain faithful til the end. I'm assuming that most people don't drink the cool-aid.

I could be very, very wrong on that point though. :cry:

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Looks like the teacher responsible for the kids with the gold boots is getting suspended.

 

Middle School Teacher Suspended for 'Obama Frat' Spat

A Kansas City, Mo., middle school teacher was suspended for insubordination after he posted a video of his students chanting Barack Obama slogans on YouTube.

 

By Jennifer Lawinski

FOXNews.com

 

Monday, October 06, 2008

 

A middle school teacher in Missouri was suspended Monday for putting a video on YouTube of his students chanting lines from Barack Obama speeches and wearing military fatigues.

 

The video, called "Obama Youth -- Junior Fraternity Regiment," was posted by a YouTube user named "keepitwildtv" on Oct. 2. The school learned the video was on the Internet and took action against the teacher Monday morning.

 

Click here to see the video.

 

Joyce McGautha, superintendent of the Urban Community Leadership Academy, a charter school for students in fifth through ninth grades in Kansas City, Mo., said that the video was probably taken last May during the Junior Fraternity's morning meeting at the school.

 

She would not disclose the teacher's name. "At this time because of the legal action that we'll probably have to take against the teacher, I'm not going to give his name," McGautha said.

 

Students at the school have 30-minute group sessions four times a week during which they are supposed to work on reading and writing. Once a week they are allowed to have "activities," McGautha said. There are 12 groups at the public charter school.

 

The Junior Fraternity students studied Obama's economic plan with the teacher, and the superintendent did not know whether the teacher or the students scripted the routine. The group should have also studied John McCain's economic plan, the superintendent said.

 

In the video, eighth- and ninth-graders wearing military camouflage pants and navy t-shirts chant and perform a routine in the style of a step show, a dance popular among African-American fraternities at universities.

 

Click here to see photos of the group in action.

 

The students enter the room chanting "Alpha. Omega. Alpha. Omega." Then, one at a time, they state things they were "inspired" to do by Barack Obama, including becoming an architect and a sheriff. At the end of the video, the students make statements about Obama's healthcare plan. "Obama's healthcare plan will be able to provide participants the ability to move from job to job without taking their healthcare coverage," one says.

 

"People are upset that possibly taxpayer money is being used to support one particular candidate," McGautha said, "and now I can understand that. And I didn't condone them. I try very, very hard to remain within the limits of the law. I think this is unfortunate."

 

She said she was aware of the video, and that many of the school's activities are recorded, but that the teacher had been warned in a letter not to put it on the Internet. If he did, she said, he should seek legal counsel.

 

The teacher's fate will be taken up by the charter school's board, she said.

 

"Certain things don't happen in public schools anyway, but there area lot of other ramifications when you take it public," McGautha said.

 

"As far as [the teacher is] concerned, I think he gets what was supposed to come to him. But I don't think the children should be the victims of his stupidity."

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