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The Most Controversial Quotes from
Obama’s Hampton University Speech

National Review Online, by Eliana Johnson

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/2/2012 8:22:10 PM

Based on the transcript posted by the Chicago Sun Times, here are the 5 quotes from then Senator Obama’s 2007 speech at Hampton University that are most likely to raise eyebrows: Hurricane Katrina “was a powerful metaphor for what’s gone [in America] on for generations.” “It was also there – at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side of Chicago – that I met Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., who took me on another journey and introduced me to a man named Jesus Christ. It was the best education I ever had.” On his run for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Galtoid, 10/2/2012 8:24:18 PM     (No. 8905485)

This, my friends, is nothing. Hannity needs to be fired.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MamaElephant, 10/2/2012 8:33:08 PM     (No. 8905504)

The word "suburbs" is quoted on Drudge, but doesn't appear in the transcript "as prepared for delivery" on the Sun-Times link provided. He may have gone off script. We know how well he does that. Wait and see what's in the tape.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/2/2012 8:34:45 PM     (No. 8905507)

#1. This article is written from the released before delivery transcript..but evidently Obama adlibbed. Wait and listen to the video as spoken.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 10/2/2012 8:36:16 PM     (No. 8905511)

I don't see any eyebrow raising revelations. All Obama ever does is identify a problem and say we need to fix it (duh) but never ventures into how that's supposed to be done. The best he can ever come up with is another government program as he did twice in those 5 statements.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ok state mom, 10/2/2012 8:43:34 PM     (No. 8905524)

Nothing in the script to give me heartburn. Seeing it with body language, voice inflection may prove different.

I tried listening to Hannity today and he almost sounded drunk he was so high off his own ego.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MamaElephant, 10/2/2012 8:43:46 PM     (No. 8905525)

Sorry for double post, but Drudge is tweeting that tape deviates significantly from transcript, which is what this article is based on. Media praetorian guard is smuggling madly to shoot this down before its even aired. Watch and see.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 10/2/2012 8:44:49 PM     (No. 8905527)

...have only caught this story in the last ten minutes, liking to start my run at Drudge...I won't expect these will be his only words, but more importantly, it may be the MANNER in which he delivers...

...guess we all have to wait patiently for a few more minutes...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: wordstress, 10/2/2012 8:56:00 PM     (No. 8905545)

Like others, I don't see anything surprising or unexpected in the transcript.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 10/2/2012 9:10:28 PM     (No. 8905565)

Is Hannity working for Obama. He needs to go away.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: commontater, 10/2/2012 9:25:16 PM     (No. 8905602)

Transcript released before the speech. Actual speech goes 40 minutes. Listen to it, and see race baiting in action.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/3/2012 6:43:26 AM     (No. 8906062)

If Barry was introduced to "Christ" in 2007, then that means he's a died in the wool muslim.

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