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Plouffe's List and Selling the Stimulus

By Ben Pershing
We're now two weeks into the Obama administration, and two major storylines of his first days -- one policy, one political -- have begun to converge.

Story one: President Obama is in the midst of selling his economic stimulus package to reluctant Republicans, and will follow that by unveiling a new financial rescue plan to a public already tired of bailouts. Story two: Obama is building an unprecedented parallel campaign organization with 13 million email addresses and the power to mount a massive external lobbying offensive.

It is David Plouffe, subject of a new Esquire profile, who assembled and controls the email list, which the magazine calls, disturbingly, "a fulsome pulsing beast" that can be unleashed rapidly. But to what end? The back-to-back fights over the stimulus and the bailout provide the perfect opportunity for Obama and Plouffe to deploy the organization for the first time.

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By Ben Pershing  |  February 3, 2009; 8:16 AM ET
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Is NO ONE at the WaPo still doing investigative reporting [and I don't mean of so-called "directed energy (radiation) weapons"]?! It's O.K. now for "President Barack Obama" to send out 13 million emails: "Paid for by Organizing for America, a project of the Democratic National Committee -- 430 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, D.C. 20003"? Where are Woodward and Bernstein when you need them? Would it have been O.K. for GWB to have done something similar?

Posted by: JakeD | February 3, 2009 12:32 PM | Report abuse

TEAM OBAMA MUST EXCISE THE BUSH-ERA CANCER.

THE BUSH-CHENEY EXTRAJUDICIAL PUNISHMENT NETWORK
CONTINUES TO DESTROY AMERICAN FAMILIES.

• RADIATION WEAPONRY IS SILENTLY DESTROYING LIVES, INDUCING ILLNESS, AND MAKING POSSIBLE "STEALTH WAR" ON UNKNOWING INNOCENTS -- INCLUDING THOSE DEEMED POLITICAL 'DISSIDENTS"


Team Obama must immediately work with GOP defenders of the Constitution to dismantle the nationwide extrajudicial punishment network...

...authoritarian bureaucrats and security/intel officers and their nationwide network of citizen vigilantes fronted by federally-funded volunteer programs.

This nationwide, Gestapo-like "multi-agency action" operation has made a mockery of the judicial system for the past eight years and has claimed many victims from all strata of society.

Crimes against humanity are being committed across the nation via the use of so-called "directed energy (radiation) weapons" which the Bush D.O.J. recently confirmed are being widely deployed to police forces nationwide.

These RADIATION weapons emit silent, pulsed bursts of various forms of radiation -- and are degrading and damaging the health of those on the receiving end as well as their operators.

This weaponry has NO PLACE in civilized society -- much less in the hands of security personnel who interact with the public. It should be BANNED -- and NOT deployed to local law enforcement with the aid, approval and funding of D.O.J.

The widespread deployment of this weaponry virtually assures its misuse. Imagine if rogue actors tried to use its silent, deadly force to induce illness or to disable our political leaders.

Perhaps they already have.

Victims of this extrajudicial punishment network also see their finances and livelihoods expropriated and destroyed by coordinated "multi-agency action" "programs of personal destruction" that deny them due process of law while degrading their lives and destroying their families.

Obama administration officials must address these abuses IMMEDIATELY, before these affronts to the Constitution destroy more American families -- and subvert the Obama presidency.

The bureaucrats and officers behind these "programs of personal destruction" remain entrenched. They cannot be co-opted or rehabilitated. They have threatened and harassed those who demand that they take down their unconstitutional programs.

These programs surely have contributed the nation's economy crisis -- and by extension, the world's.

These betrayers of the Constitution MUST be removed from power and brought to justice.

http://my.nowpublic.com/world/domestic-torture-radiation-weaponry-americas-horrific-shame
http://www.nowpublic.com/world/gestapo-usa-govt-funded-vigilante-network-targets-terrorizes-u-s-citizens

OR (if links are corrupted):

http://My.NowPublic.com/scrivener

Posted by: scrivener50 | February 3, 2009 10:38 AM | Report abuse

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