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Author:  Michael J. Gaynor
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Date:  January 11, 2008
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Obama: Snarky, Sadistic Too

Senator Obama became Illinois' junior United States Senator instead of Ambassador Keyes, but Ambassador Keyes' challenge to him induced Senator Obama to demonstrate his willingness to lie to win an election and the record unambiguously shows that as an Illinois state senator Senator Obama was fiercely determined to protect infanticide instead of life by denying "personhood" status to born infants. (The Constitution originally treated a slave as three-fifths of a person, but Senator Obama denied born infants ANY personhood and their God-given right to life.)

Snarky: sarcastic, impertinent, or irreverent in tone or manner.

Sadistic: delighting in cruelty.

It's time to explode the poliotically correct Obama-as-noble-human-being myth.

In the last Democrat debate before the New Hampshire primary, Senator Barack Hussein Obama publicly showed his previously well concealed for the campaign snarkiness. After Senator Hillary Clinton had said HE was very likeable and she didn't think she was so bad in response to a question to her about her likeability problem, the impertinent rookie Senator snarkily volunteered that she was "likeable enough."

A gentleman, he is not.

Not a smart thing for him to have said. Something that those paying attention to the debate noticed, yet something the media did not highlight before the New Hampshire primary. Former President Bill Clinton is right about this: the media has not scrutinized Senator Obama. Instead, it has treated Senator Obama's admitted cocaine snorting as a youthful indiscretion and criticism of him as politically incorrect.

But facts are stubborn things and Terrence Jeffrey recently shared some ugly ones that show that Senator Obama is much worse than snarky when Mr. Jeffrey appeared on EWTN's "The World Over With Raymond Arroyo."

Mr. Jeffreys explained that Senator Obama was WORSE than NARAL on abortion (or should I say infanticide?).

Subsequently, Mr. Jeffreys elaborated in an excellent article titled "Obama is the Most Pro-Abortion Candidate Ever."

It should be required reading for voters, especially those who think of Senator Obama as a rock star.

Mr. Jeffreys:

"Barack Obama is the most pro-abortion presidential candidate ever.

"He is so pro-abortion he refused as an Illinois state senator to support legislation to protect babies who survived late-term abortions because he did not want to concede -- as he explained in a cold-blooded speech on the Illinois Senate floor -- that these babies, fully outside their mothers' wombs, with their hearts beating and lungs heaving, were in fact 'persons.'

"'Persons,' of course, are guaranteed equal protection of the law under the 14th Amendment.

"In 2004, U.S. Senate-candidate Obama mischaracterized his opposition to this legislation. Now, as a presidential frontrunner, he should be held accountable for what he actually said and did about the Born Alive Infants Bill.

"State and federal versions of this bill became an issue earlier this decade because of 'induced labor abortion.' This is usually performed on a baby with Down's Syndrome or another problem discovered on the cusp of viability. A doctor medicates the mother to cause premature labor. Babies surviving labor are left untreated to die.

"Jill Stanek, who was a nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., testified in the U.S. Congress in 2000 and 2001 about how 'induced labor abortions' were handled at her hospital.

"'One night,' she said in testimony entered into the Congressional Record, 'a nursing co-worker was taking an aborted Down's Syndrome baby who was born alive to our Soiled Utility Room because his parents did not want to hold him, and she did not have the time to hold him. I couldn't bear the thought of this suffering child lying alone in a Soiled Utility Room, so I cradled and rocked him for the 45 minutes that he lived.'

"In 2001, Illinois state Sen. Patrick O'Malley introduced three bills to help such babies. One required a second physician to be present at the abortion to determine if a surviving baby was viable. Another gave the parents or a public guardian the right to sue to protect the baby's rights. A third, almost identical to the federal Born Alive Infant Protection Act President Bush signed in 2002, simply said a 'homo sapiens' wholly emerged from his mother with a 'beating heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles' should be treated as a '"person," "human being," "child" and "individual."'

"Stanek testified about these bills in the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee, where Obama served. She told me this week he was 'unfazed' by her story of holding the baby who survived an induced labor abortion.

"On the Illinois Senate floor, Obama was the only senator to speak against the baby-protecting bills. He voted 'present' on each, effectively the same as a 'no.'

"'Number one,' said Obama, explaining his reluctance to protect born infants, 'whenever we define a pre-viable fetus as a person that is protected by the Equal Protection Clause or the other elements in the Constitution, what we're really saying is, in fact, that they are persons that are entitled to the kinds of protections that would be provided to a -- a child, a 9-month old -- child that was delivered to term. That determination then, essentially, if it was accepted by a court, would forbid abortions to take place. I mean, it -- it would essentially bar abortions, because the Equal Protection Clause does not allow somebody to kill a child, and if this is a child, then this would be an anti-abortion statute.'

"That June, the U.S. Senate voted 98-0 in favor of the Born Alive Infants Protection Act (although it failed to become law that year). Pro-abortion Democrats supported it because this language was added: 'Nothing in this section shall be construed to affirm, deny, expand or contract any legal status or legal right applicable to any member of the species homo sapiens at any point prior to being born alive as defined in this section.'

"Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer explained that with this language the 'amendment certainly does not attack Roe v. Wade.'

"On July 18, 2002, Democratic Sen. Harry Reid called for the bill to be approved by unanimous consent. It was.

"That same year, the Illinois version of the bill came up again. Obama voted 'no.'

"In 2003, Democrats took control of the Illinois Senate. Obama became chairman of the Health and Human Services committee. The Born Alive Infant bill, now sponsored by Sen. Richard Winkel, was referred to this committee. Winkel also sponsored an amendment to make the Illinois bill identical to the federal law, adding -- word for word -- the language Barbara Boxer said protected Roe v. Wade. Obama still held the bill hostage in his committee, never calling a vote so it could be sent to the full senate.

"A year later, when Republican U.S. senate candidate Alan Keyes challenged Obama in a debate for his opposition to the Born Alive Infant Bill, Obama said: 'At the federal level there was a similar bill that passed because it had an amendment saying this does not encroach on Roe v. Wade. I would have voted for that bill.'

"In fact, Obama had personally killed exactly that bill."

Senator Obama became Illinois' junior United States Senator instead of Ambassador Keyes, but Ambassador Keyes' challenge to him induced Senator Obama to demonstrate his willingness to lie to win an election and the record unambiguously shows that as an Illinois state senator Senator Obama was fiercely determined to protect infanticide instead of life by denying "personhood" status to born infants. (The Constitution originally treated a slave as three-fifths of a person, but Senator Obama denied born infants ANY personhood and their God-given right to life.)

Should America's first black President be a person who would deny personhood to born infants?

Of course not.

A big thank you to Ambassador Keyes, Jill Stanek, Terrence Jeffreys and Raymond Arroyo.

Michael J. Gaynor

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Biography - Michael J. Gaynor

Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member.

Gaynor graduated magna cum laude, with Honors in Social Science, from Hofstra University's New College, and received his J.D. degree from St. John's Law School, where he won the American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence and served as an editor of the Law Review and the St. Thomas More Institute for Legal Research. He wrote on the Pentagon Papers case for the Review and obscenity law for The Catholic Lawyer and edited the Law Review's commentary on significant developments in New York law.

The day after graduating, Gaynor joined the Fulton firm, where he focused on litigation and corporate law. In 1997 Gaynor and Emily Bass formed Gaynor & Bass and then conducted a general legal practice, emphasizing litigation, and represented corporations, individuals and a New York City labor union. Notably, Gaynor & Bass prevailed in the Second Circuit in a seminal copyright infringement case, Tasini v. New York Times, against newspaper and magazine publishers and Lexis-Nexis. The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, 7 to 2, holding that the copyrights of freelance writers had been infringed when their work was put online without permission or compensation.

Gaynor currently contributes regularly to www.MichNews.com, www.RenewAmerica.com, www.WebCommentary.com, www.PostChronicle.com and www.therealitycheck.org and has contributed to many other websites. He has written extensively on political and religious issues, notably the Terry Schiavo case, the Duke "no rape" case, ACORN and canon law, and appeared as a guest on television and radio. He was acknowledged in Until Proven Innocent, by Stuart Taylor and KC Johnson, and Culture of Corruption, by Michelle Malkin. He appeared on "Your World With Cavuto" to promote an eBay boycott that he initiated and "The World Over With Raymond Arroyo" (EWTN) to discuss the legal implications of the Schiavo case. On October 22, 2008, Gaynor was the first to report that The New York Times had killed an Obama/ACORN expose on which a Times reporter had been working with ACORN whistleblower Anita MonCrief.

Gaynor's email address is gaynormike@aol.com.


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