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‘We Knew Exactly Who
We Had to Go Get’

PJ Media, by Michael Ledeen

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/11/2012 5:05:37 AM

I’ve been getting a lot of fascinating correspondence about the presidential election, much of it dealing with the technology used by the Obama campaign. It documents a remarkable degree of precision that the Obama foot soldiers and cyberwarriors brought to bear on the American electorate, right down to identifying potential voters who might, if approached in the proper way, go to a voting booth and support their candidate. (Snip)“We knew exactly who we had to go get.” Instead of an American political manager, put those words in the mouth of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/11/2012 5:19:18 AM     (No. 9058905)

Big difference n the cost of buying an election here compared to Iran. Adinnerjacket handed out potatoes before his last election to win,we have to give away Obamaphones and big screen TV´s to buy ours.

When Obama gave Mark Penn $6 million in stimulus,people shrugged it off as paying of Hillary´s debt to him. But Penn has become a master at so called micro polling and could have possibly given Obama the target areas to reap voters. Even still,we´ve won elections before with 96% black turnout for the dems. Latinos gave that a boost but I still think it came down to Obama simply stealing the election and all this other crap is to cover that up.

Romney simply being a Mormon could have cost him enough votes to win if you consider Huckabee type evangelicals that think Mormonism is a cult. They´d rather have a self destructive president than cave in on their principles over Mormonism.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 12/11/2012 6:02:27 AM     (No. 9058934)

The Zero campaign had to get the three usual suspects: the politically illiterate, the economically illiterate, the functionally illiterate. Toss in some vote fraud for good measure.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/11/2012 6:58:41 AM     (No. 9058969)

And the prissy white shoe country club and cocktail leaders in the Republican party didn´t have a clue. It is enough to drive me to drink.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LZK, 12/11/2012 7:33:05 AM     (No. 9059003)

I too -- believe some fraud gave obama the election. WE need to go back to paper ballots. No machines that mal/function...

AND -- perhaps a purple finger to insure no "extra" votes being cast....

Sooooo -- republicans -- there´s an honorable quest. Work on voter IDs and the border....

LZK

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 12/11/2012 7:47:40 AM     (No. 9059030)

0bama has always been King of the Dummies

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Judith, 12/11/2012 8:16:16 AM     (No. 9059071)

I know of at least two well-educated (just credentials)women who voted for obama and insisted that the people who were against him were uneducated and unpatriotic. Neither woman had read his books, researched his background or his voting record while in public office, or his record as community organizer (all 2? years), or his associations with highly questionable people. They had zero knowledge about prior tax cuts(even jfk´s tax cuts) and their effect on our economy and no knowledge about how his social liberal policies destroy the very soul of this country. But they do have college degrees and consider themselves superior in every way. And both will vote for hillary.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 12/11/2012 8:39:36 AM     (No. 9059114)

I still say it was all of the districts/counties in the swing states that had 141% voter turn-out........176K registered voters and 276 votes for zero. That is what won the election for the Fraud in the WH. \

Back to paper ballots and NO early voting!
Register a minimum of 30 days prior to election with proof of citizenship and stop ´motor voter´ applications!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lifelonghuman, 12/11/2012 8:43:12 AM     (No. 9059120)

What enuf8 said. I think early voting is becoming totally fraudulent. End it. Vote in person on election day. If you can´t read a calendar, you can´t vote.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 12/11/2012 8:49:28 AM     (No. 9059131)

If, as an obedient marionette beholden to your inner circle of string-pullers, you ever thought handing out pamphlets while standing on street corners in Chicago wasn’t a strategy to eventually win the American Presidency, think again! Oh, and if you had the overwhelming majority of America’s Mainstream Media as your complicit combination backup force and rooting section, enthusiastically willing and able to invent, omit or distort rather than report the news, that would be of significant assistance as well.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 12/11/2012 8:49:57 AM     (No. 9059132)

´´the ... regime, for example, blocked communications when things got hot. Internet was blocked, satellites were jammed, cell networks were shut down. Then, the tyrants got smarter. They learned to track down the users of the social media, with deadly results. They soon knew who they had to go get.´´

Who, and where. THIS is why I stay away from those technologies. Not that I do anything illegal... I just object to being tracked like herd cattle.

Communication is everything, though. Have you ever really thought about what you would do, could do, if TV broadcasting, internet, and cell service all QUIT? Strategic EMP´s could effectively even incapacitate your CAR.

Cut communication, then cut supply lines, and you have total subjugation. We then become Wolverines, at best.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 12/11/2012 8:59:09 AM     (No. 9059150)

As night follows day, one knew that analysis of how and why Odama (my spelling) won, was going to go on and on. I suppose if it helps some to grieve better, it´s all worth reading. I personally have to eschew it. Reasons don´t change the result.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: garyhope, 12/11/2012 9:28:42 AM     (No. 9059207)

"Reasons don´t change the result."

#11 Holeymoses is right.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/11/2012 9:39:10 AM     (No. 9059235)

Someone has mentioned that many evangelicals had a problem with voting for a Mormon. This is so stupid. No one asked them to abandon their principles. If they had a leak in their faucet would they ask the religious beliefs of a plumber? If they employed an accountant would he have to be evangelical? We needed someone with Romney´s abilities. What difference did it make if his religion believes the moon is made of green cheese? He did not try to evangelize MA. He left it with a surplus. He improved the schools. He was a superior businessman. We had his record to go on. There are not many like him, if any, and we lost our chance to let him save our Republic. He was willing to do the work we needed done. He will never run again.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/11/2012 9:49:38 AM     (No. 9059273)

Campaigns are easy to run in the tech era. You can buy all of the voter information you need from companies who specialize in gathering voter data from government agencies who conduct elections.

For instance, this data includes people who are registered, voted in each election, party affiliation, and so on. Put this data together along with census and current residential data and you have a plethora of information that tells you who the cheaters are, votes are cast from each residence and you get the picture. Expand this to a national level and you are in business. I would also put a proposition on the ballot in each border state setting out penalties against people who illegally vote and make it applicable to present and future elections. Jail time should be included for stealing and canceling out your vote.

The voting trends also change from local to county to state to national elections. Some people always vote in federal elections, but don´t bother with local ones. If you have a local issue don´t put it on the ballot in a Presidential election year because people who don´t vote local normally will sway your election with ignorance. That also works the other way around. One thing to remember is that most politicians get their start at the local level and go up the election ladder from there. Elect your own people locally and cut the opposition off before they get started.

All I am saying is politics is a tough business and you have to look for all advantages where you find them. Not using all of the data out there is criminal. I don´t think the GOP is on board yet.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/11/2012 9:51:36 AM     (No. 9059279)

#13, that is the saddest part: Romney would have been a superb executive and neither he or we will get the chance to experience that.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/11/2012 10:28:30 AM     (No. 9059371)

There were a lot of missing voters in his election, who if they had showed up should have voted for the Republican candidate.

Nobody knows for sure, but it looks like a lot of narrow minded conservatives just could not vote for a Mormon, especially one who the liberal Democrats successfully demonized for months without any effective response coming from him.

In a way Romney was just like G. W. Bush, who also would not defend his actions and policies, in the end both gave the country Barack Obama and his progressive actions and policies.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 12/11/2012 10:46:02 AM     (No. 9059426)

#4 and #7 have my vote for the biggest reason why Romney lost the election. Also Romney should never have hired the McCain people to run his campaign. If it didn´t work for McCain, why would he think they would be more successful for him?

I just pray that in 2016 the Republicans stop trying to be nice and will call a spade a spade (and I´m not being a racist using that phrase). In addition whomever our candidate hires to run the campaign, they need to quit handcuffing or duck-taping their VP candidate. If a good VP candidate fits then let him/her be what they are good at doing.

I will never be convinced that Obama really won the election. Why on earth the Republicans ever agreed to not question the possibility of fraud a couple of decades ago is a huge mystery and they need to cancel their pledge. This is war - now damn it go out an win it!


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Reply 18 - Posted by: Clover, 12/11/2012 10:51:26 AM     (No. 9059441)

The following is quoted from Pravda the Russian newspaper:"Obama Was Re-Elected by "illiterate Society".
The last paragraph reads: " Recently, Obama has been re-elected for a 2nd term by an illiterate society and he is ready to continue his lies of less taxes while he raises them. He gives speeches of peace and love in the world while he promotes wars as he did in Egypt, Libya and Syria. He plans his next war is with Iran as he fires or demotes his generals who get in the way."





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Reply 19 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 12/11/2012 11:00:28 AM     (No. 9059469)

Judging by our history, a cynic might well determine that neither Party wants honest elections in this country...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: steveW, 12/11/2012 11:14:11 AM     (No. 9059510)

The election of Barack Obama, 2008: a Celebration of Ignorance
The reelection of Barack Obama, 2012: a Celebration of Ignorance and Revenge

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Reply 21 - Posted by: gpau, 12/11/2012 11:14:16 AM     (No. 9059511)

The only technology that mattered was the technology that counted the votes in swing states.

The collective denial about this fraudulent election is mind-blowing. Good people know without a doubt this was a fraudulent result, but NOBODY will do anything about it.

Here´s how it was done: "Master Plan to Steal an Election" at www.brushfires-of-freedom.com/steal-an-election.html

Let´s see the source code for the vote aggregating machines in every swing state.

And no, we´re not beating a dead horse. We are awakening a sleeping giant.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: chicodon, 12/11/2012 11:50:18 AM     (No. 9059616)

I´d look to absentee voters. They don´t even have to leave the house to be bought off. Then there´s the Voter ID fiasco. Hustlers have a knack of being able to exploit our weaknesses. The Constitutional Right to Vote that we hold so dear is bent into a pretzel to support their voter shenanigans. I blame the Republicans for not exposing the deceit on the left.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: knarfski, 12/11/2012 12:42:49 PM     (No. 9059761)

gpau has it..but who will get it done..who will investigate vote counting in the swing states?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: redink, 12/11/2012 2:20:16 PM     (No. 9059987)

Romney´s nomination ensured an ABO vote. Yes, there was enthusiasm towards the end because we were assured an end to a dictatorship. But I never felt Romney would put an end to big government, so I voted ABO. That and voter fraud gave us Obama.
If we had a candidate who was considerably different (aka: conservative) than Obama, or tougher voting practices...either of those things would have done the job.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: loveitorleaveit, 12/11/2012 2:55:33 PM     (No. 9060045)

There is an answer as to why the Republicans never challenge any election when voter fraud is suspected.

Here are the links if you care to read them:

http://beforeitsnews.com/obama-birthplace-controversy/2012/11/more-on-the-dnc-and-rnc-treasonous-agreement-that-plunged-this-nation-into-elections-fraud-of-unbelievable-magnitude-2449556.html

http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/dnc_v_rnc_consent_decree/

http://brennan.3cdn.net/fa103ed231e8e48256_0zm6i6gff.pdf

These articles will tell you all about a long ago case brought by the Dems vs Republicans and the Judge who ruled on that case and why the Judge comes out of retirement every year to renew the consent decree. Very interesting.


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Reply 26 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 12/11/2012 3:46:52 PM     (No. 9060116)

We shouldn´t kid ourselves. Obama´s victory was far too large to be explained by voter fraud or even by previously uninterested "low information" voters.

The fact is, a huge percentage of our fellow Americans now judge our government based on whether they get "free stuff." And most of them are not poor.

Our country´s in trouble.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: shurnuff, 12/11/2012 4:26:46 PM     (No. 9060193)

He bought HIS election with OUR taxes.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: cincinnati whig, 12/11/2012 5:59:57 PM     (No. 9060336)

Very few posters on this thread seem to have read the entire article. Everybody, please do so now. And recall that at least twice, the White House asked true believers to rat out their friends family & acquaintances who expressed dissent from Obama Ben Ghazi´s new order.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/11/2012 7:17:28 PM     (No. 9060455)

I was gonna say.... this article is about how the new totalitarians can use the social media, your fancy phones and your blogs against you. It´s a warning telling you about what has happened in countries like Iran.

Sure, there´s the stuff about really organized get-out-the-vote at the beginning but the line ´We Knew Exactly Who...´ is totally scary in the contact of the bottom half of the article.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/11/2012 10:00:26 PM     (No. 9060631)

What, Republicans who didn´t vote? No one came to get you on election day? No one reminded you it was election day?

I am embarrassed to share this planet with you. You should have yourselves neutered and committed.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ilovedogs, 12/11/2012 10:38:44 PM     (No. 9060672)

Bottom line: Repubs KNEW about voter fraud with Bush and Gore. When we had the chance to do something, we didn´t. Will we now?

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met Thursday for the first time at Vatican City, offering a chance for a reset of sorts between the administration and Catholic leadership following years of strained relations. The two world leaders greeted each other with a smile and a handshake, and posed for pictures before sitting down across a table from each other. The goal of the meeting: Focus on areas where two of the world´s most influential men agree and gently tread ground where they differ. The President and the Pontiff will, as the White House said in a statement, focus on "shared commitment

One Doctor’s Viral Letter Exposes the Harrowing
Reality of Obamacare’s ‘War Against Doctors’

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Independent Journal Review, by Emily Hulsey    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/28/2014 5:42:18 AM     Post Reply
In an address to the House on Wednesday, Alabama Representative Mo Brooks read aloud a letter sent to him by Dr. Marlin Gill of Decatur. The letter holds nothing back while detailing the excessive costs and regulations that Dr. Gill calls Obamacare’s “war against doctors.” Here is the full text of the letter, courtesy of Rep. Brooks’ office: Dear Congressman Brooks, As a practicing family physician, I plead for help against what I can best characterize as Washington’s war against doctors. The medical profession has never before remotely approached today’s stress, work hours, wasted costs, decreased efficiency, and declining ability to focus on patient

AP poll: Disapproval of
Obama hits 59 percent

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mario Trujillo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/26/2014 7:13:35 PM     Post Reply
Nearly six in 10 people disapprove of President Obama´s job performance in a new poll by the Associated Press, the highest rating recorded by the newswire. According to the AP-GFK survey released Wednesday, 59 percent disapprove of Obama´s job performance while 41 percent approve. A similar poll released by the news outlet in January found 45 percent approved of him while 53 percent disapproved. Other recent polling has found Obama´s disapproval rating slightly lower, remaining in the low 50s. A CBS News poll Tuesday showed 50 percent disapproval, while Gallup has his disapproval at 52 percent. In the AP poll,

President Obama got elected
on competency. Now people
are starting to wonder.

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Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/26/2014 4:57:05 PM     Post Reply
On Tuesday night two things happened. 1. A trio of Secret Service agents were sent home from Amsterdam after one was found passed out drunk in a hotel hallway. 2. The Obama Administration announced (another) extension of the enrollment deadline for Obamacare signups. At first glance, these two events have little in common with one another. But, modern politics is all about narratives and storylines. And, both of these events confirm a growing concern from the public about President Obama: That he´s just not up to governing his administration and, by extension, the country, effectively.

The Individual Mandate Goes Poof
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Wall Street Journal, by Abby McCloskey and Tom Miller    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 3/26/2014 9:11:56 PM     Post Reply
One by one, the myths of the Affordable Care Act have been revealed. When the curtain on open enrollment falls on March 31, the last remaining big myth of ObamaCare will be fully exposed: The individual mandate has failed. After a last-ditch effort with President Obama himself encouraging "young invincibles" to sign up before the deadline, the administration is scrambling to boost enrollment. On Tuesday, the White House announced that people who applied for coverage on the federal health-insurance exchange will have until mid-April to finish the paperwork. The mandate was supposed to be the administration´s magical elixir for the assorted shortcomings

More than 6 million Americans
enrolled under the ACA, WH says

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Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/27/2014 3:39:18 PM     Post Reply
More than six million Americans have now signed up for private insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to the White House, with just four days to go until the end of its first open enrollment period. While traveling in Italy on Thursday, President Obama shared the news in a conference call with thousands of health-care navigators and volunteers helping enroll people on state and federal marketplaces. As the volume of consumers seeking health plans has surged -- there were over 1.5 million visits to HealthCare.gov Wednesday and more than 430,000 calls to the marketplaces´ call centers -- Obama urged those on

As Obama meets the pope,
Francis´ smile masks a serious message

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Los Angeles Times, by Doyle McManus    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/27/2014 3:45:00 PM     Post Reply
When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis a little more than a year ago, the first thing that struck those who knew him well was his unexpected, beatific smile. “In Argentina, he didn’t smile like that,” Sergio Rubin, the pope’s biographer, said this week at a conference sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center. “That was the big surprise.” Since then, the pope has mostly kept on smiling — in homilies, in audiences, in meetings with the homeless and the poor. If you look at the pictures from Francis’ meeting with President Obama on Thursday, though, the smile is there only some of the time.

The New Republican Reformers
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Wall Street Journal, by Karl Rove    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 3/27/2014 7:56:35 AM     Post Reply
Their target is the GOP, but they are not angry liberals bent on destroying it. They are reform-minded Republican leaders intent on strengthening it. These Republicans are applying conservative principles to 21st-century challenges, focused on middle-class concerns like lowering costs and improving access to college, modernizing health care and reforming the tax code. They aim to broaden prosperity´s reach through markets and merit, not government and corporate cronyism. They´re also concentrating on helping the poor by changing Washington´s dizzying assortment of antipoverty programs to emphasize work and make the safety net more effective and sustainable. The reformers´ success in providing


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