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Posted on 12/26/2008 8:37:48 PM PST by Patrick1
Obama Visits Marine Corps Base for Christmas December 26, 2008 8:34 AM
FROM ABC NEWS' SUNLEN MILLER IN HAWAII:
President-elect Obama stopped by the Marine Corps base in Hawaii Kaneche Bay where servicemen and -women were eating Christmas dinner in Kailua Thursday evening.
Just wanted to say hi, hey guys, Obama said as he walked into the Anderson dining hall which was decked out in Christmas decorations.
The diners represented seven military units -- Marine and Navy -- some of whom were joined by their families for Christmas dinner.
As Obama entered the room, it was absent of the regular fanfare of cheering and clapping. The diners were polite, staying seated at their respective tables and waited for the president-elect to come to them to stand up.
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If he ever came my way, I might accidentally get a bug in my mouth...
(Talk about an after flavor!)
> As Obama entered the room, it was absent of the regular fanfare of cheering and clapping.
The Marines’ absence of “regular” fanfare of cheering and clapping? And why exactly would they start cheering for a lefty anti-military illegal alien president? The nerve of Hussein to ruin their Christmas dinner.
Hope there was plenty of antacids to go around. Or emetrol...
He's gonna screw them. Why should they go nuts when he shows up?
I left the military in 1999, largely because of CLinton.
I expect many more to similarly leave because of Obama.
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I don’t blame the military reaction one bit. They probably remember Obama saying that they were all air raiding villages and killing civilians, that doesn’t hold up too well with the military, ya know, being called murderers when they are busting their asses defending our freedom. They know they will be forced to take orders under Obama but they don’t like it, they see him as a phony, as do I
Lets consider the scenario of Sarah Palin getting the same reception and how ABC would have reported the event:
Gov Sarah Palin today received a cold shoulder from Marines and their families in Hawaii when she attempted to surprise them at Christmas dinner. Their reaction was decidedly cold as they did not clap or show any other outward sign of recognition until she approached each table where she received a cold but polite welcome..........
Now, consider this episode and compare it to President Bush’s Thanksgiving dinner entrance in Iraq some years ago where he brought down the house at a military dining facility when he brought in the turkey. The affection and loyalty shown to Bush contrasts sharply with the disdain and comtempt shown for the next President.
I dont think I have ever heard of a President or President-Elect getting this sort of reaction from uniformed military personnel. And ABC calls it “polite.” I call it a polite way of telling Obama to go to hell and get the ..... away from their Christmas dinner.
We are going to see reductions in enlistments, re-enlistments,etc. Wait till the “Peace moms” get their kids drafted under 0bama! Screw them!
Grunts might not always be smart, but they can smell BS a mile away.
At present, Obama has no authority. He isn’t the President, and he also has resigned as a US Senator.
His associates have already announced most of his proposed cabinet and entourage, and most of them are Clinton appointees, or anti-American socialists.
The Marines stationed in Hawaii also have had enough experience in Oahu to taste racism first hand from Hawaiians, and probably just don’t like being placed in an awkward situation on XMAS day when they aren’t at home but are on active duty.
Until he takes the oath of office, they have more rank than he does.
One of our young warriors, having returned from his third tour, and on his way to LeJune to be become a machine gunner instructor was in church Sunday .. brilliant in his dress blues.
I approached him after church, aside, and asked ..
"Danny .. the way you guys have been treated an' all .. what's going on, the election an' ... "
"We don't like it."
Yeah, I know, but the general attitude of ..."
Serious eyes, signaling ..
"No one likes it"
"Good t'see ya' again, Dan"
Smiles, firm handshake.
Sleep well folks .. we got some Marines on guard.
Under Obamama’s Plan, all non-taxable pay in hostile/hazardous area will be taxed.
He’s lucky no one upchucked
That photo was never shown by the AP & other MSM outlets. After JFnK called them “illiterate”, you’d think they won;t remember? Of course, they are bound to follow the CINC..
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