Lawsuits targeted board, Cain over re...

Lawsuits targeted board, Cain over retirement fund

There are 174 comments on the Rome News story from Nov 21, 2011, titled Lawsuits targeted board, Cain over retirement fund. In it, Rome News reports that:

Republican Herman Cain served on the board of a Midwest utility company that paid $10.5 million to settle claims it failed to protect the retirement savings of its employees and paid another $26.5 million over claims it manipulated gas prices, potentially embarrassing episodes for a candidate running for president on his business experience.

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#25 Nov 21, 2011
rider wrote:
f**king rightwing christians--------- 2 girls from Ethiopia, adopted by Lon and DeAnna Kennard in the early 1990's, were allegedly sexually abused by their adoptive father. The Kennards were founders of the charity/adoption facilitator Village of Hope. At the time the abuse started Lon Kennard was Bishop of the LDS Church.
It's not fair to blame every right wing Christian. It's that rotten 98% that give them a bad name.

Wartime V

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#26 Nov 21, 2011
PlacitasRoy wrote:
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From polifact: Claim: "(Bill) Ayers and Obama ran a radical education foundation together."
Sorry pal, Stanley Kurtz, the respected writer, exposed Obama and Ayers on Annenberg. Read it and weep.
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Obama learned from former terrorist Bill Ayers, where they collaborated on the publicly funded Chicago Annenberg Project, which Obama founded, and was designed to spread radical political thought by essentially feeding it to schoolchildren under the guise of educational reform while funnelling taxpayer funds to ACORN rather than to the schools for which it was intended.

http://hotair.com/archives/2008/09/23/the-oba...

Stanley Kurtz tried to force the University of Illinois at Chicago to open its records on a publicly-funded project, and for his journalistic effort got called a “smear merchant” and “character assassin” by Barack Obama and his campaign. They didn’t want reporters snooping through the records of the Chicago Annenberg Project, Obama’s one claim to executive experience — and the years that belie Obama’s characterization of former domestic terrorist William Ayers as nothing more than a neighbor and an acquaintance. Kurtz discovers a long working relationship between the two on a project designed to spread radical political thought by essentially feeding it to schoolchildren under the guise of educational reform.

CAC translated Mr. Ayers’s radicalism into practice. Instead of funding schools directly, it required schools to affiliate with “external partners,” which actually got the money. Proposals from groups focused on math/science achievement were turned down. Instead CAC disbursed money through various far-left community organizers, such as the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (or Acorn).

Mr. Obama once conducted “leadership training” seminars with Acorn, and Acorn members also served as volunteers in Mr. Obama’s early campaigns. External partners like the South Shore African Village Collaborative and the Dual Language Exchange focused more on political consciousness, Afrocentricity and bilingualism than traditional education. CAC’s in-house evaluators comprehensively studied the effects of its grants on the test scores of Chicago public-school students. They found no evidence of educational improvement.

CAC also funded programs designed to promote “leadership” among parents. Ostensibly this was to enable parents to advocate on behalf of their children’s education. In practice, it meant funding Mr. Obama’s alma mater, the Developing Communities Project, to recruit parents to its overall political agenda. CAC records show that board member Arnold Weber was concerned that parents “organized” by community groups might be viewed by school principals “as a political threat.” Mr. Obama arranged meetings with the Collaborative to smooth out Mr. Weber’s objections.

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Wartime V

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#27 Nov 21, 2011
[continued, part 2 of 2]

The Daley documents show that Mr. Ayers sat as an ex-officio member of the board Mr. Obama chaired through CAC’s first year. He also served on the board’s governance committee with Mr. Obama, and worked with him to craft CAC bylaws. Mr. Ayers made presentations to board meetings chaired by Mr. Obama. Mr. Ayers spoke for the Collaborative before the board. Likewise, Mr. Obama periodically spoke for the board at meetings of the Collaborative.

First off, we should note what this isn’t. It’s not a smoking gun revealing criminal activity, and not a precursor to an armed overthrow of American government, although Ayers has done both in his lifetime and still talks approvingly of at least the latter. The program outlined by Kurtz breaks no laws, and Kurtz never claims otherwise.

However, Kurtz’ report provides a very interesting look at the early political life of Barack Obama. He had already entered politics at the time he joined the CAC, and even at that stage had allied himself with ACORN, which has found itself at the center of more than a dozen voter-fraud investigations. Obama also allied himself with Ayers and helped the former Weather Underground fugitive push forward with his plans to radicalize an entire generation of schoolchildren in the area through the CAC. Note well the parallels to community organizing that play out in the activities of the CAC, and recall again how Obama claims that activity as a major qualification for the presidency.

Ayers wanted teachers trained to instruct against “oppression” and to push schoolchildren towards political beliefs Ayers valued — apparently valuing them higher than actual education. Barack Obama agreed, and for several years worked in close partnership with Ayers to implement that educational policy. Even had Ayers never tossed a single bomb, this kind of educational philosophy would likely raise eyebrows with most parents, who desire a real education for their children and not some sort of political indoctrination camp. With the context of Ayers’ violent radicalism, however, it makes the CAC even worse — a breeding ground for future Weathermen, ready to follow Ayers’ lead when the time comes for the revolution that Ayers and his wife (and co-terrorist) Bernardine Dohrn to this day desire.

Barack Obama not only supported this, he helped run this program for several years. What does that say about Obama’s idea of mainstream, as he has repeatedly described Ayers and Dohrn? What does that say about his own politics, his own ideas on education, and what kind of philosophy he brings to American politics?

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#28 Nov 21, 2011
Deo Vindice wrote:
MUST READ FOR ALL TRUE AMERICANS !!
The democRATS and the U.N. fully support the Hussein Obama agendas.
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The following is a narrative taken from a 2008 Sunday morning televised "Meet The Press."
From Sunday's 07 Sept. 2008 11:48:04 EST, Televised "Meet the Press" THE THEN Senator Obama was asked about his stance on the American Flag.
General Bill Ginn' USAF (ret.) asked Obama to explain WHY he doesn't follow protocol when the National Anthem is played.
The General stated to Obama that according to the United States Code, Title 36, Chapter 10, Sec. 171...
During rendition of the national anthem, when the flag is displayed, all present (except those in uniform) are expected to stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart. Or, at the very least, "Stand and Face It."
NOW GET THIS!!!
'Senator'Obama replied:
"As I've said about the flag pin, I don't want to be perceived as taking sides". "There are a lot of people in the world to whom the American flag is a symbol of oppression.." "The anthem itself conveys a war-like message. You know, the bombs bursting in air and all that sort of thing."
(ARE YOU READY FOR THIS???)
Obama continued: "The National Anthem should be 'swapped' for something less parochial and less bellicose. I like the song 'I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing'. If that were our anthem, then, I might salute it. In my opinion, we should consider reinventing our National Anthemas well as 'redesign' our Flag to better offer our enemies hope andlove.It's my intention, if elected, to disarm America to the level of acceptanceto our Middle East Brethren. If we, as a Nation of warring people, conduct ourselves like the nations of Islam, where peace prevails --- perhaps astate or period of mutual accord could exist between our governments ...."
When I become President, I will seek a pact of agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity, and a freedom from disquieting oppressive thoughts. We as a Nation, have placed upon the nations ofIslam, an unfair injusticewhich is WHY my wife disrespects the Flag and she and I have attended several flag burning ceremonies in the past."
"Of course now, I have found myself about to become the President of the United States and I have put my hatred aside. I will use my power to bring CHANGE to this Nation, and offer the people a new path..My wife and I look forward to becoming our Country's First black Family. Indeed, CHANGE is about to overwhelm the United States of America."
Yes, you read it right.
I, for one, am speechless!!!
Dale Lindsborg, Washington Post
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PASS THIS ON TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW.
EMAIL IT OR WHATEVER.
I'll share this with all my friends who are out of toilet paper.

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#29 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
The only people that are worse than Cain and his madness are these two people:
Wartime V and Le Bimbo.
When it comes to stupidity, You guys take the cake.
LOL! What a joke you are.

Stick around, I'll be happy to burn your already-fried ass with even more facts.

Hey, maybe you could use 'em for show and tell tomorrow!
rider

Marquette, MI

#30 Nov 21, 2011
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>MSNBC: MATTHEWS: WHY HAVEN'T WE HEARD OBAMA'S PLANS FOR A SECOND TERM? WHY SHOULD WE VOTE FOR HIM AGAIN? IS THIS AS GOOD AS IT GETS.
Tie Goes to Loser? Virginia Democrats Lean Towards Yes November 21, 2011Mon, 21 Nov 2011 05:00:00 GMT12:11 AM EST
When Virginia state Senate Republicans picked up seats in its legislative elections, the body moved to a 20-20 split between the parties. With a Republican executive branch, that means Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling gets to break ties in the evenly divided body, a system that Democrats are debating whether to challenge in court.
LIBERAL NEVER WIN ON A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD. IF LIBERALS CAN’T WIN, THEN ITS IGNOR THE LAW, OR GET A LIBERAL JUDGE TO BREAK THE LAW.
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#31 Nov 21, 2011
Wartime V wrote:
<quoted text>LOL! What a joke you are.

Stick around, I'll be happy to burn your already-fried ass with even more facts.

Hey, maybe you could use 'em for show and tell tomorrow!
Hey do me a favor.

Get lost!!

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#33 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
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Hey do me a favor.
Get lost!!
Wartime V is already lost. He just doesn't know it.
rider

Marquette, MI

#36 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
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Hey do me a favor.
Get lost!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Wartime V

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#37 Nov 21, 2011
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>I'll share this with all my friends who are out of toilet paper.
Ah, your tongue finally got tired.

Wartime V

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#38 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
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Hey do me a favor.
Get lost!!
You don't need me to take care of you. Your helpless little libby ass needs your "Gods", Ocommie and the goverment. And they've got you covered! It's their "vision" for plantation slaves like you.

Free diapers, babysitting, and penis washing. You skidmarked little libbies really do need a government nanny to babysit your hapless asses, change your diapers, and wash your filthy penises!

The only thing missing is a union lackey to wipe your asses....and that'll be coming, no doubt.

Hilarious!
________

Nancy Pelosi Wants A Federal Babysitting Service -- 11/18/2011
http://www.businessinsider.com/blackboard/nan...

Senate Dem seeks federal funding for diapers -- 11/02/2011
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/...

Feds Spent $800,000 of Economic Stimulus on African Genital-Washing Program -- September 13, 2010
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/75198
Eleanor

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#40 Nov 21, 2011
Wartime V wrote:
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You don't need me to take care of you. Your helpless little libby ass needs your "Gods", Ocommie and the goverment. And they've got you covered! It's their "vision" for plantation slaves like you.
Free diapers, babysitting, and penis washing. You skidmarked little libbies really do need a government nanny to babysit your hapless asses, change your diapers, and wash your filthy penises!
The only thing missing is a union lackey to wipe your asses....and that'll be coming, no doubt.
Hilarious!
________
Nancy Pelosi Wants A Federal Babysitting Service -- 11/18/2011
http://www.businessinsider.com/blackboard/nan...
Senate Dem seeks federal funding for diapers -- 11/02/2011
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/...
Feds Spent $800,000 of Economic Stimulus on African Genital-Washing Program -- September 13, 2010
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/75198
Gotta love those bleeding heart liberals. They can be so ENTERTAINING, yes??

<can almost hear them cry when they don't get their way> LOL

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#41 Nov 21, 2011
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Wartime V is already lost. He just doesn't know it.
lol..I agree.

He's also very annoying

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#42 Nov 21, 2011
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>They also lead the pack in bigotry.
FLASH: THIS JUST IN………… Obama after just completing a 9 day golf outing, is heading for the Airport again, touting a jobs bill, that has no jobs in it.. It’s a TAX BILL FORRRRRRRRRRRRE.

A $2500 tax credit for hiring a VET. Why not for hiring anybody? More Insanity from the moron in chief. He's not smartest tool in the shed. It takes more than $2500 to hire someone. Jeeeeebeeeebus you loons are stupid.

Wartime V

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#43 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
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lol..I agree.
He's also very annoying
Well, let's see....I post facts, and you attack.

So you hate those who post facts, but you love your commiecrats who do nothing but tell you lies.

Like I said, hilarious.

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Huntsville, AL

#44 Nov 21, 2011
Wartime V wrote:
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Sorry pal, Stanley Kurtz, the respected writer, exposed Obama and Ayers on Annenberg. Read it and weep.
I did a long time ago. And didn't weep....just searched out the FACTS.

Posting that OLD DEBUNKED BULLSH!T simply demonstrates you are either a propagandized sycophant &/or BALD FACED LIAR. Using a right-wing hate site as a source indicates you have the intellectual discernment of a 3rd grader and the intellectual honesty of Herr Goebbels.

From politicfact: John McCain on Thursday, October 9th, 2008:
(BILL) AYERS AND OBAMA RAN A RADICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION TOGETHER. "Not a radical group, and Ayers didn't run it"
PANTS ON FIRE!!!!

"...And though ACORN is considered a liberal organization, the vast majority of the foundation's external partners were not remotely controversial. Here are a few examples: the Chicago Symphony, the University of Chicago, Loyola University, Northwestern University, the Chicago Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Field Museum, the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance and the Logan Square Neighborhood Association.

"Had Kurtz chosen to accuse Obama of carrying water for the conservative Annenberg, he might have written: "CAC disbursed money to various business-friendly entities, such as the Museum of Science and Industry and the Commercial Club of Chicago....

"This attack is false, but it's more than that – it's malicious. It unfairly tars not just Obama, but all the other prominent, well-respected Chicagoans who also volunteered their time to the foundation. They came from all walks of life and all political backgrounds, and there's ample evidence their mission was nothing more than improving ailing public schools in Chicago. Yet in the heat of a political campaign they have been accused of financing radicalism. That's PANTS ON FIRE wrong." http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...

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#45 Nov 21, 2011
Obama tells Mennonite insurer to reverse rate hike... Seig Heil Obama

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#46 Nov 21, 2011
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>They also lead the pack in bigotry.
Woof, Larry, Bigotry? I thought you were "Leader of the Pack"

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#47 Nov 21, 2011
Nia_ wrote:
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lol..I agree.
He's also very annoying
There are some warped, obnoxious, bigoted people, to whom greed, racism, and bitterness are a way of life. Verbal abuse and ignorant self-righteousness are their modus operandi. Wartime V is vying to be their leader. Absurdly enough, he is a big fish in a rivulet.

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#48 Nov 21, 2011
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>FLASH: THIS JUST IN………… Obama after just completing a 9 day golf outing, is heading for the Airport again, touting a jobs bill, that has no jobs in it.. It’s a TAX BILL FORRRRRRRRRRRRE.
A $2500 tax credit for hiring a VET. Why not for hiring anybody? More Insanity from the moron in chief. He's not smartest tool in the shed. It takes more than $2500 to hire someone. Jeeeeebeeeebus you loons are stupid.
It's funny. A halfwit like you trying to demean Obama's intelligence. Try not to be so envious. Learn to live a normal useless life with your minimal allotment of gray matter.

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