Obama Hack Promises October Surprise, Delivers

This will go down in the annals of history as one of the slimiest, dirtiest “October surprises” in history. One that was promised over a month ago by the partisan hack, before one witness had even been deposed.

Sarah Palin, herself, it should be remembered, called for this investigation, demonstrating that she had nothing to hide. She did not abuse her power. But someone did.

Lead investigstor, Senator “Gunny” French, partisan hack, phony soldier, and big Obama supporter.

Why the man wasn’t removed from the investigation when when it became obvious he was not operating in good faith, is anyone’s guess, but perhaps the Palins figured that, having done nothing wrong, nothing bad would come of it.

But they didn’t take into consideration how low the rabid, cult-like dedication of an Obama loyalist could go.

Palin was cleared of any wrong doing in the report:

I find that, although Walt Monegan’s refusal to fire Trooper Michael Wooten was not the sole reason he was fired by Gov. Sarah Palin, it was likely a contributing factor to his termination as a commissioner of public safety. In spite of that, Governor Palin’s firing of Commissioner Monegan was a proper and lawful exercie of her constitutional and statutory authority to hire and fire executive branch department heads.

… yet is charged with “Abuse of power”. Of course. it’s the “abuse of power” that is making the headlines. It’s the “abuse of power” that will make the Obama campaign ad.

It’s the abuse of power finding, that was led by one of his cultists in a partisan witch hunt, instead of the honest investigation that the Governor herself requested, because she knew she had done nothing wrong.

As Bill Dyer (Beldar) says: Branchflower report on Tasergate: Just one guy’s opinion that contradicts itself and ignores the relevant facts and law:

Democratic state senator and staunch Barack Obama supporter Hollis French of Alaska boasted in early September that he would provide an “October Surprise” which would upset the McCain-Palin campaign. Indeed, he originally planned to time it for October 31, four days before the election, for maximum impact, until other legislators forced him to abandon that particular strategy.

Today, however, in an episode of political theater that would make Josef Stalin blush, French gave it his very best shot: The investigator he hired and directed, Steve Branchflower, has labored mightily and given birth to a bloated and redundant 263-page report which boils down, for purposes of the ongoing presidential campaign, to two paragraphs that completely contradict one another. And the one of them that’s unfavorable ignores the most important — indeed conclusive — evidence on point, but goes on to provide Branchflower’s guess as to whether Gov. Palin has done anything improper.

Please understand this, if you take nothing else away from reading this post: The Branchflower Report is a series of guess and insupportable conclusions drawn by exactly one guy, and it hasn’t been approved or adopted or endorsed by so much as a single sub-committee of the Alaska Legislature, much less any kind of commission, court, jury, or other proper adjudicatory body. It contains no new bombshells in terms of factual revelations. Rather, it’s just Steve Branchflower’s opinion — after being hired and directed by one of Gov. Palin’s most vocal opponents and one of Alaska’s staunchest Obama supporters — that he thinks Gov. Palin had, at worst, mixed motives for an action that even Branchflower admits she unquestionably had both (a) the complete right to perform and (b) other very good reasons to perform.

Read the whole thing.

The investigation concluded that Sheriff Whooten, whom Palin tried to have fired, was guilty of:

Three incidents of Unbecoming Conduct
Three incidents of Personal Misconduct
One incident of Failure to Perform Duties Properly, Use of Government Property
Two incidents of Conformance to Laws
One incident Use of Alcohol
One incident Operation to Be Prudent and Lawful

Obama doesn’t try to have the vile characters he comes into contact with fired…he forges long, working relationships with them, and only when the light of truth is shined on them, does he fire them, throw them under the bus, or call their actions “despicable”.

I have no idea if the Republicans have an October surprise waiting in the wings. It really doesn’t matter. Any serious examination of Obama’s life would be an “October Surprise” in a sane world.

12 thoughts on “Obama Hack Promises October Surprise, Delivers

  1. I’m not surprised.

    And the words the belie the headline:
    “In spite of that, Governor Palin’s firing of Commissioner Monegan was a proper and lawful exercie of her constitutional and statutory authority to hire and fire executive branch department heads.”

    Game over. Not even a nice try.

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  2. The real October surprise may come in Berg v. Obama. The pleadings make very interesting reading, and fact that Obama is resisting the discovery requests rather than putting the case and the rumors to rest by producing the requested documents. I didn’t take the rumors seriously when I first heard them, but being an attorney myself, I find Obama’s legal strategy here to be puzzling at the least, especially in light of the allegations that are made.

    http://taxes-stupidity-and-death.blogspot.com/2008/10/interesting-reading.html

    http://taxes-stupidity-and-death.blogspot.com/2008/10/berg-v-obama-update.html

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  3. I bet Sarah’s wishing she’s just shot that bastard Wooten now. If you’re going to go through all this trouble, it should at least be for having actually done something wrong.

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  4. “The real October surprise may come in Berg v. Obama. The pleadings make very interesting reading, and fact that Obama is resisting the discovery requests rather than putting the case and the rumors to rest by producing the requested documents. I didn’t take the rumors seriously when I first heard them, but being an attorney myself, I find Obama’s legal strategy here to be puzzling at the least, especially in light of the allegations that are made.”

    This would present an interesting Constitutional issue, wouldn’t it? It also brings into play Obama’s possible nomination of at least 2 SC Justices who are expected to retire if a Dem is elected.

    If – as it certainly would appear to result in – it is found that Obama is unqualified to hold the office it would be expected that it go to the SCOTUS. With leftists firmly in a majority there … how could we expect they would rule? I’m not familiar enough with federal statutes to make a guess what steps would have to be taken to remove a sitting President later found unqualified by birth, OR if indeed it would be automatic. Anybody have any relevant cites?

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  5. Bruce, it has simply never occurred before.

    However, a lot of ex-millitary I know have postulated that if he is not qualified to be CIC under the Constitution, which they have sworn to defend, then the football doesn’t follow him, and the entire chain of command refuses to follow orders from him. As for Congress, if it wasn’t infested with leftists, I would think that they would simply declare Biden the POTUS and refuse to acknowledge him. However, with Strech Pelosi and Boring Harry calling the shots, I can see them trying to support Obama staying in office because “He was the people’s choice”, and conveniently ignoring that the people did not know he wasn’t elligible. I would then anticipate that persons on the left and right would demand that Biden simply preside over a caretaker government, since the left was denied the opportunity to elect a viable candidate, and the right was denied the change to run against one.

    I don’t believe that it automatically goes to SCOTUS, simply because there would not be a question of his disqualification under the Constitution, and even if it did, I’d fear an open revolt regardless of the ruling.

    I’m not saying that Berg can prove what he is alleging. I’m just finding it curious that the suit is proceeding the way that it is, and not being rendered moot by the production of the requested documents.

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  6. BiW, if your initial osit is correct – which I think it probably is, i.e., trying to ignore the Constitution and keeping sluggo in office – I can see no way it could NOT result in a Constitutional challenge to the SC.

    For certain the lefties in Congress would, as is their wont, try all kinds of chicanery to keep the Messiah in office. Even if the military refused his orders, he would still occupy the Peoples House until it was settled legally and he is removed from office. Understanding that of course it has never happened before … I don’t see how Biden could be sworn in as POTUS until and unless sluggo has been removed entirely, no?

    The “peoples will” doesn’t hold water compared to the Constitution. If they tried it, it would HAVE to result in a Constitutional challenge to SCOTUS. Since when did the law of the law – or indeed ANY law – matter to these cretins?

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  7. I really think that a finding that he is not elligible would eventually result in his removal by the same folks refusing to recognize his authority. But I fully admit that I could be wrong. I just have a hard time believing that they would sit idley by an look on as someone who is not Constitutionally qualified refuses to vacate the office obtained fraudulently, or how such a person, with the backing of some in Congress does not qualify as a domestic enemy of the type targeted in their oath of enlistment.

    I stumbled on this video of Berg this afternoon, outlining it in his own words:

    http://taxes-stupidity-and-death.blogspot.com/2008/10/mr-berg-in-his-own-words.html

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  8. We’re thru the looking glass now.

    Sarah Palin abused her power by exercising her power?

    This campaign is like a bad dream.

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