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Obama's upcoming dishonor of General Norman Schwarzkopf (vanity)
me | 12/28/12 | me

Posted on 12/28/2012 4:42:03 AM PST by lump in the melting pot

Yesterday we lost a true American giant, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Today, I'm starting a betting pool on how many times obama uses the words "I" "me" or "my" in his eulogy to the General. As was noted in the Weekly Standard, Zero used "I","me" or "my" a total of 63 times in a 1,600-word eulogy to the late Medal of Honor recipient and Senator, Daniel Inouye, to whom he referred as "Danny" in the speech. I will donate $50 to FR in the name of the freeper who posts the closest numeric guess, prior to publication of Dear Reader's failure to properly honor a true American. Bonus: if Il Douche calls the General "Norm", I'll donate $50 to the NRA also. I won't have the stomach to read Obi won Nairobi's telepromptered spew, so any respected news site or blog's word count afterwards will suffice.

Fregards, lump


TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Society
KEYWORDS: inouye; schwarzkopf
my guess is 40
1 posted on 12/28/2012 4:42:18 AM PST by lump in the melting pot
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To: lump in the melting pot

I’m in for 53.


2 posted on 12/28/2012 4:45:33 AM PST by Makana
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To: lump in the melting pot

How about how many times he’ll call him “Norm”?


3 posted on 12/28/2012 4:47:17 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: lump in the melting pot

My number is 0. 0bama would never attend the funeral of a military hero.


4 posted on 12/28/2012 4:47:54 AM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: lump in the melting pot

May the good General RIP.

hussy isn’t qual’d to be gum on the bottom of the General’s combat boots. I,I,I. Or aye, aye, aye.

Helping keep humankind warm for 65 years.


5 posted on 12/28/2012 4:48:59 AM PST by rktman
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To: COBOL2Java

I wonder how many times he will get the General’s name wrong or use say it improperly


6 posted on 12/28/2012 4:51:38 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: lump in the melting pot

I go for 39...


7 posted on 12/28/2012 4:51:42 AM PST by jrd (DO AWAY WITH THE EPA)
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To: lump in the melting pot

Why would Obama even be included in the service?


8 posted on 12/28/2012 4:52:23 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: lump in the melting pot

Easy. 63. Obama will give the same speech. /s


9 posted on 12/28/2012 4:54:25 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: lump in the melting pot
On BayNews9 (the local Tampa Bay cable news station) the lead story this morning was basically Obama and Powell send their regrets, oh by the way General Schwarzkopf passed away.
10 posted on 12/28/2012 4:55:18 AM PST by JohnLongIsland
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To: JohnLongIsland

I go with Biden attends and calls him Norman Doomkamph. And the media doesn’t report it.


11 posted on 12/28/2012 4:57:48 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You can't bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: lump in the melting pot

I doubt Obama attends the funeral unless it is in Hawaii or close to a Golf Course.


12 posted on 12/28/2012 5:01:00 AM PST by Venturer
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To: lump in the melting pot

My guess would be 57. (If I were a member of the family I would ask President Bush to do eulogy.)


13 posted on 12/28/2012 5:02:34 AM PST by texson66
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To: lump in the melting pot

I’m going with 27. It’ll be short since Bronco can’t stand the military. Being near that much honor stings Ol’ Bronco like Holy water on a demon.


14 posted on 12/28/2012 5:09:41 AM PST by 762X51
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To: lump in the melting pot

What does Vegas say? What’s the over/under?


15 posted on 12/28/2012 5:10:20 AM PST by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: lump in the melting pot
To Honor Neil Armstrong, Obama Posts Photo of Himself
16 posted on 12/28/2012 5:12:01 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: lump in the melting pot

May the General rest in peace (first things first)


17 posted on 12/28/2012 5:13:45 AM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: lump in the melting pot

27


18 posted on 12/28/2012 5:15:15 AM PST by maineman (BC EAGLES FAN)
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To: lump in the melting pot
How does that Irish saying go?

"May you be in Heaven a half hour before Obama knows you are dead" - is that it?

My guess: 55

19 posted on 12/28/2012 5:16:15 AM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: Venturer
Oh! Obama will be there with bells. Can't miss a good photo op to make him look like one of us. Ya can put lipstick on a pig, but.............
20 posted on 12/28/2012 5:22:01 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: lump in the melting pot

71. The patholgy of unchecked narcissism invariably incraeses over time.


21 posted on 12/28/2012 5:28:44 AM PST by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Mouton
“I wonder how many times he will get the General’s name wrong”

“I can't say Norman Schwarzkopf, so I will call him General Normal George.” Broncho Bamma

22 posted on 12/28/2012 5:34:14 AM PST by Tupelo (I'm an old man and most people hate me, but I don't like them either so that makes it all even.)
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To: lump in the melting pot

Do you really think that he’ll bother to say anything? If he does, I’ll guess 27 because it will be a very short speech.


23 posted on 12/28/2012 5:44:24 AM PST by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: lump in the melting pot
my guess is 40

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I wonder if there isn't a fair-to-midline chance that Zero won't be invited a-tall...??

24 posted on 12/28/2012 5:44:57 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Gen. Schwarzkopf’s family publicly dis-inviting bummer to the funeral would make a great start to 2013. I suspect they are too classy to do something like that, though.


25 posted on 12/28/2012 6:01:49 AM PST by lump in the melting pot (Communism - a social experiment which, for ethical reasons, should not be performed on live humans)
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To: ConservaTexan

I’m down for 0 for Zer0 also. Doubt he’ll attend.


26 posted on 12/28/2012 6:16:18 AM PST by mykroar (BAD-ANON: One Game At A Time)
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To: lump in the melting pot
Bonus: if Il Douche calls the General "Norm", I'll donate $50 to the NRA also.

I'm figuring on him calling the General "Stormin Normie". As to Obama's self-references:


27 posted on 12/28/2012 6:17:49 AM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: lump in the melting pot

I can hear Barry already. “We need to pass a tax cut on ‘the rich’ in honor of General Schwarzkopf.” The boy is sick.


28 posted on 12/28/2012 6:23:21 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: lump in the melting pot
my guess is 40

So, you only expect him to speak for about 5 minutes?

29 posted on 12/28/2012 6:26:55 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: lump in the melting pot

I imagine Obama could pack many I’s and me’s in there as he liked, if they were put in context, such as:

“I know nothing about honor or heroism, like he did.”


30 posted on 12/28/2012 6:41:35 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Pennies and Nickels will NO LONGER be Minted as of 1/1/13 - Tim Geithner, US Treasury Sect)
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To: lump in the melting pot

I’ll match your $50 donation in the FReeper’s name that comes the closest.


31 posted on 12/28/2012 6:53:28 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: lump in the melting pot
Gen. Schwarzkopf’s family publicly dis-inviting bummer to the funeral would make a great start to 2013. I suspect they are too classy to do something like that, though.

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I sm sure they will be classy-- but if Zero "ain't invited" -- it would be without class....
--spelled c-r-a-s-s...
... to "invite himself"--especially to give a eulogy.

I know many if not most-- have instructions /wishes for their funeral services and memorial enfolded in their Will.

Perhaps "Stormin' Norman" left a little easter egg in his testament for the muzzie-in-chief.

We'll see.... in any case.

Happy New Year

32 posted on 12/28/2012 6:56:59 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: lump in the melting pot

I’m guessing he doesn’t go to the funeral...but puts himself in a position to be asked about it on some late night television show. He will give a brief three sentence answer, in which he refers to himself 4 times.


33 posted on 12/28/2012 7:06:19 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Back during Gulf I he was chooming and bathing. I wonder what analogy he will come up with to denigrate the General.


34 posted on 12/28/2012 7:10:52 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: lump in the melting pot
Well it's not a given that Obama will give any eulogy at the General’s funeral and my guess is that the family will opt to have a private service much like Neil Armstrong's did and avoid all of the D.C. hypocritical pomp. And I hope this is the case.
35 posted on 12/28/2012 7:26:54 AM PST by Captain Peter Blood
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To: Captain Peter Blood

I just wonder if Bush43 will attend in place of his ailing father, who was Schwartzkopf’s CinC. Also Cheney.
They ran a great team.

Except Powell who was JCS - he can go bugger himself


36 posted on 12/28/2012 7:36:25 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: lump in the melting pot
My guess is 666.

Leni

37 posted on 12/28/2012 7:40:33 AM PST by MinuteGal (I'm Going to Update the Name That No One Dares to Utter and I'll Use It From Now On......OBAMUNISM !)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I go with 17. Speech will be short, zero never liked him anyway.


38 posted on 12/28/2012 7:53:33 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: silverleaf
When we look back at the original Gulf War in 1990 exactly what was accomplished?
Just think of all the propaganda imposed on this country to justify going to war because Iraq invaded Kuwait.
Remember the tag line "Saving the world for democracy", or something like that and Kuwait certainly was not a Democracy under any circumstances. The real basis for going to war was to save Saudi Arabia from being invaded by Iraq and their oil fields from being taken over by Saddam.
Now given what we know now would really have been a bad thing? Saudi Arabia is the biggest financier or world wide terrorism and either directly or indirectly helped fund bin Laden and 9-11. Read Anthony Summers book, “The Eleventh Day: The Full Story of 9/11”, on this very interesting details not fully made public.
Perhaps if we had let Iraq take out Saudi Arabia a number of problems would have been solved not that a lot of new ones would have been created.
A lot of food for thought.
39 posted on 12/28/2012 8:19:17 AM PST by Captain Peter Blood
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To: lump in the melting pot
Put me in for 45.

And I want to guess on how many times he'll refer to the 'common people' out here in the hinterlands as 'folks.' And he'll use his pseudo-Southern good old boy imitation twang to say it.

I will not listen either. Have to preserve what's left of my sanity.

40 posted on 12/28/2012 8:25:49 AM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: lump in the melting pot
"Normie axed me one time, or many times actually, what I thought of his military career. I have been axed questions along those lines by many people from all walks of life who axe me my opinion on a wide variety of subjects. You'd be surprised by how many people want to know my opinion on so many things. The Normster was one of those people who sought my advice as many people do. He will be missed."

(wipes invisible tear from outside of eye with middle finger, the press collectively swoons and writes a fawning article about Obama's speech rather than the General.)

41 posted on 12/28/2012 8:33:25 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Captain Peter Blood

I was there in “the vault” from the very beginning of the war and it was not “propaganda”.

At least one thing that was accomplished was we worked with a great number of nations as allies and showed that the US would stand with them, our word could be trusted, and that borders and political claims in this modern world would not be changed or resolved by rogues such as Saddam Hussein’s military invasion.

I still remember being so damn proud when Bush41 launched those first missile on his stated deadline. I remember being in the watch when those missiles were launched watching the evening news from Baghdad and waiting for the sky to light up behind CNN.

All that good will has been subsequently squandered by the corrupt morally bankrupt Clinton and now, obama

The great disappointment of DESERT STORM was its sudden end, with Colin Powell prevailing and decidng to stop the slaughter of the fleeing Iraqi army. In retrospect, annihilation as cruel as it might have been, would have saved US, our allies (and the Iraqi people) a lot of lives and trouble. Hindsight is always 20-20

No, in the world of 1990 would not have been a “good thing” for a madman like Saddam Hussein to turn his next territorial claim and his million man army to the Saudi oilfields. Our relations with the Saudi regime were and are twisted and complex but al least then, we had common strategic interests and we the US showed our will and capability to defend them. This is understood, not hated, even by our enemies
Not even food for thought.


42 posted on 12/28/2012 8:46:18 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Coldwater Creek
"Why would Obama even be included in the service?"

I'm hoping that the family will keep it simple. No media, and no politicians. I'm sure that's the way the General would have wanted it.

43 posted on 12/28/2012 8:47:01 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mass55th

Me too!


44 posted on 12/28/2012 8:54:08 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: JohnLongIsland

Reminds me of some of the coverage of the Newtown shootings. It seemed to be all amount 0bama was grieving about it, leading our nation in grieving.


45 posted on 12/28/2012 9:25:37 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: lump in the melting pot

Well here is the White House statement on the General:

For Immediate Release December 27, 2012
Statement from the President on the Passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf

“With the passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf, we’ve lost an American original. From his decorated service in Vietnam to the historic liberation of Kuwait and his leadership of United States Central Command, General Schwarzkopf stood tall for the country and Army he loved. Our prayers are with the Schwarzkopf family, who tonight can know that his legacy will endure in a nation that is more secure because of his patriotic service.”

My guess this all you will hear and Obama will not be attending or speaking at the funeral. Of course he could send that idiot Biden which is just as bad.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/12/27/statement-president-passing-general-norman-schwarzkopf


46 posted on 12/28/2012 4:23:50 PM PST by Captain Peter Blood
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To: mykroar
Mykroar,

You are the winner of the I-me-mine eulogy word count: zero! Looks like TOTUS reigned in the narcissist this time. I've donated the promised $50 to FR in your name. Will donate to the NRA also, just because...

lump

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from FoxNews.com, reactions to the death of Gen. Norman Schrawzkopf:

"With the passing of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, we've lost an American original. From his decorated service in Vietnam to the historic liberation of Kuwait and his leadership of United States Central Command, Gen. Schwarzkopf stood tall for the country and Army he loved. Our prayers are with the Schwarzkopf family, who tonight can know that his legacy will endure in a nation that is more secure because of his patriotic service." -- President Barack Obama.
47 posted on 12/31/2012 1:22:20 PM PST by lump in the melting pot (Communism - a social experiment which, for ethical reasons, should not be performed on live humans)
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To: lump in the melting pot

/flex....thank you.


48 posted on 12/31/2012 2:24:59 PM PST by mykroar (BAD-ANON: One Game At A Time)
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