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"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." - John 8:32
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Author:  Michael J. Gaynor
Bio: Michael J. Gaynor
Date:  June 2, 2008
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Obama’s Lust for the Presidency

What WON’T the overwhelmingly ambitious and calculating Obama do to become President?

Rookie United States Senator Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. is the current frontrunner for the 2008 Democrat presidential nomination because (1) he ran a strategically smart campaign, initially running as a post-race candidate who happened to be black in overwhelmingly white Iowa and New Hampshire and then receiving about 90% of the black vote in the South Carolina Democrat presidential primary (in which the black vote was decisive), (2) the liberal media enthusiastically supported him as the most liberal alternative, ignoring his lies and gaffes and treating his lack of military experience, youth and lack of singificant political accomplishment as advantages, (3) the media did not even really start to subject him to scrutiny until March 2008 (a year after he had begun his presidential campaign and after he had survived Super Tuesday and gone on a long winning streak), (3) both race and gender helped him in his race against Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, as 1984 Democrat vice presidential candidate Geraldine A. Ferraro publicly explained, with the black vote lining up solidly (but not unanimously) behind him as the candidate with some black blood and more men voting for Obama because Hillary is a woman than women voted against Obama because Obama is a man.

What is even more stunning than the shocking success of a naive person who supported infanticide and is patently unprepared to the Presidency candidate, but is young, slender, soft-spoken, well-mannered, half-black and half-white and, as non-partisan National Journal reported, the most liberal of the 100 United States Senators), is how ruthless Obama has been in pursuing the Presidency.

When Obama announced his presidential campaign, Obama “disinvited” Rev. Jeremiah A. “God damn America” Wright, Senior Pastor of Chicago’s Black Liberation Theology Trinity United Church of Christ and the man who Obama claimed brought him to Jesus Christ and inspired him with a sermon from which Obama took the title of his second book (The Audacity of Hope, as well as performed his wedding ceremony, baptized his two daughters and served as his pastor for about a score of years.

Rev. Wright had been invited to speak at the event, but then was not allowed even to appear in public with Obama (they reportedly prayed privately together instead), because, as Obama told Rev. Wright, his sermons could be “rough.”

About a year later, the public finally learned how “rough” those sermons could be and at last Obama was pressed to explain how he could have stayed in Rev. Wright’s church for so many year and to disassociate himself from Rev. Wright.

Obama claimed not to have heard Rev. Wright’s outrageous sermons, but even if that is true, how could he not have heard OF THEM?

Faced with the risk of offending his faithful black base by throwing Rev. Wright under the bus, Obama opted instead to criticize Rev. Wright’s outrageous sermons and to throw his white grandmother under the bus.Obama desperately needed a reason for not throwing Rev. Wright under the bus, so Obama claimed that “disowning” Rev. Wright would be like disowning the black community or his white grandmother and threw his white grandmother under the bus, by disclosing that she had privately made remarks that had made him “cringe” and confided to him that she was afraid to be walking on the street when she ecountered black men whom she did not know.

AS THOUGH GRANNY’S ALLEGED REMARKS (EVEN IF MADE) WERE EQUIVALENT TO THE OUTRAGEOUS THINGS REV. WRIGHT HAD SAID FROM THE PULPIT IN SUNDAY SERMONS!

Ironically, Rev. Wright then dared to say at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. that Obama said the things he said about Rev. Wright's outrageous statements because he (Obama) is a politician, not a pastor, implying that Obama actually agreed with Rev. Wright, so Obama finally threw Rev. Wright under the bus as a matter of political necessity.

Next the Obamas opted to leave Trinity United Church (as a matter of political necessity), but not to denounce Trinity United Church, despite the hateful, racist, sexist, crazed statements made by Rev. Wright, Rev. Otis Mosss and Rev. Michael Pfleger (a visting priest) in sermons enthusaistically applauded at that church (figuring that would be politically hurtful).

What WON’T the overwhelmingly ambitious and calculating Obama do to become President?

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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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