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CLIMATEGATE: Inhofe & Issa Investigate

photo by Associated Press

The media seems to be lagging somewhat behind on the “Climategate” story.  Although the internet is full of information, both broadcast and print media appear to be focusing more on either health care reform and/or the upcoming decision by the POTUS with respect to troop deployment and strategy in Afghanistan.

With the “Cap and Trade” bill still looming in the Senate, I believe that this story deserves much more exposure.  The Wall Street Journal is one news outlet that continues to carry the “Climategate” story forward.  If this house-of-cards is to utterly collapse, it will take Congressional investigations like the ones that Rep. Issa and Sen. Inhofe have announced, and these will also need continued coverage by the media.  Should you doubt this, look at the recent subdued responses to the outrageous behavior of ACORN.  Once the media spotlight was turned elsewhere, we have been minimally updated about its final disposition.

Indeed, it would be beyond imagining if the risks taken by those working to expose both the IPCC and their adherents, as well as ACORN were somehow swept into a dark corner, only to re-emerge to our future destruction.

BTW, for the more technically inclined Sparrows out there, Watts Up With That, has a great analysis of the code that appears in the CRU hacked files.  To me, this code is the best authentication of the files, as well as the best explanation of what CRU has been up to.  More on the code and what it could mean for the future of GW-driven carbon cap and trade is here.  Commentary on the time-line of the hack and analysis of file content is here.  Keep reading.  Keep this issue alive!


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American Thinker Blog: Obama: ACORN? What’s that?

American Thinker Blog: Obama: ACORN? What’s that?

Okay, so I was a little off about Obama’s reaction to ACORN. Remember that I predicted, in my husband’s words, that he would say something like, “these aren’t the nuts I knew”, instead he is saying something like, “I never knew these nuts”. I can admit when I’m wrong.

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There is an article on World Net Daily today that describes the links between ACORN and Obama, ones that he has previously denied. I had been researching these very things early on in the 2008 election cycle, and was planning to post that research here. However, their article is an excellent summary and contains much of the same information.

I would direct you to the complete videos of Obama addressing the Community Change groups. The attendees included many community organization groups, including ACORN. The video is in two parts.

An article from Thursday by Stephen Spruiell at National Review Online, provides a good insight into how the theories that underpin ACORN also can lead to other policies, for example reversing welfare reform, all of which drag our Nation more leftwards.

Read, digest, learn and act!

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The last paragraph of this Wall Street Journal Article really says it all!

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Obama Profile

Obama so mastered the workshops on power that he later taught them himself. On his campaign website, one can find a photo of Obama in a classroom teaching students Alinskian methods. He stands in front of a blackboard on which he has written, “Power Analysis” and “Relationships Built on Self Interest,” an idea illustrated by a diagram of the flow of money from corporations to the mayor.

For any “sparrows” out there who missed the information concerning ACORN that was published during the Presidential campaign, (possibly because you were relying on the mainstream media for your information?), check out the reprise of Stanley Kurtz’s article. Be sure to take the time and read the two articles he links to within his article. Read them CAREFULLY, especially the first one, because it details how far the reach of ACORN goes–truly scary.

Lest we forget, the POTUS worked to train these folks, defend these folks and promised them a “place at the table” in his administration! (More on that in the coming days). Above are the Obama/ACORN pictures that I first stumbled upon back when I was researching Obama. They are difficult to find now, since they have been “scrubbed” off of the pro-Obama sites where they used to be, but I persevered, because a picture IS worth a thousand words!

I think that it is important to realize that ACORN has been under scrutiny for a while, but it finally took these undercover videos to have it removed from census work, and to have the Senate vote against funding for it. We can hope that the House will follow suit!

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Obama on ACORN?

I can hardly wait for Obama to throw ACORN “under the bus” by commenting:

“These aren’t the nuts I knew!”

(Hat tip to my hubby for this one).

Read about and watch the excellent expose here.

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"His eye is on the sparrow, and He surely watches me." --Mrs. Doolittle, 1905