Skip to comments.Obama Praises Indian Chief Who Killed U.S. General
Posted on 11/17/2010 6:21:28 AM PST by USALiberty
A series of two-page spreads asks questions ("Have I told you that you are creative?") across from short tributes. He writes of Georgia O'Keeffe: "She helped us see big beauty in what is small: the hardness of stone and the softness of feather." His most controversial choice may be Sitting Bull, who defeated Custer at Little Bighorn: ("A Sioux medicine man who healed broken hearts and broken promises.")
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C’mon now. Sitting Bull was not a terrorist. Let’s not diminish the word so quickly. Besides, you have to admit Custer had it coming.
I think it’s a stretch to call Sitting Bull a “terrorist.”
Little Big Horn = White Man got what he deserved
Wounded Knee = White man committed atrocities
Ya’ just can’t win if you’re a white man...
Obama will praise anyone that KILLS, TERRORIZES or MAIMS Americans because HE HATES patriotic AMERICANS!
Pet peeve of mine: wasn’t Custer a colonel when he was killed? Or a Lt. Col.?
Obama shares dreams for his kids in book on 13 Americans
President Obama’s picture book for kids, Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Knopf, $17.99), pays tribute to 13 Americans whose traits he sees in his own children.
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The book, out Tuesday, is illustrated with Loren Long’s paintings of the Obama girls and their dog, Bo, as well as the 13 famous Americans as kids and grown-ups.
A series of two-page spreads asks questions (”Have I told you that you are creative?”) across from short tributes. He writes of Georgia O’Keeffe: “She helped us see big beauty in what is small: the hardness of stone and the softness of feather.” His most controversial choice may be Sitting Bull, who defeated Custer at Little Bighorn: (”A Sioux medicine man who healed broken hearts and broken promises.”)
Obama’s publisher says he’s not planning interviews or events for the book. His royalties are to go to a scholarship fund for children of soldiers killed or disabled.
(I’d bet the proceeds if they go anywhere will go in Obama’s pocket. Obama HATES the military.
How come Obama didn’t comment on how the native Inddian SCAPED people and killed WHITE, CHRISTIAN people?
It does seem like there is very little that can go wrong in America that someone can't figure out a way to blame on a white guy.
General Custer had his permanent rank of Lieutenant Colonel restored following the Civil War. It is not uncommon to refer to a Lt.Col. as "colonel." Custer was usually addressed as "General" respecting his Civil War service at that temporary rank.
Yes. He made general during the war, but it was a brevet rank and he returned to the rank of captain when the war ended. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel when he got command of the 7th Cavalry.
Well, we can blame THIS one on a white guy. Custer blundered horribly and paid the price.
Its gotta Kill Obama
Can give the Bust back like Churchill. Little Kenyan is pissed.
Hmmmm, what is the subject of this sentence....?
Custer pretty much commited suicide, too bad he took a bunch of real troopers with him.
Sitting bull was a terrorist. You haven't read your history on the Indians yet, or have the wrong books. I was once a collector of antiquarian books, and you just cannot find better history than when reading the books of the actual times, when "history" was current events. These Indians were trecherous people, with no guiding principles to reign in their human instincts. And they were heartless butchers, routinely slaughtering women and children, asking for everything they recieved in return. They were not one iota different than the Roman Empire barbarians or the women and baby sacrificing Aztecs, both of whom were too base a people to build a real civilization.
You are exactly right - Obama is a hunk-o-crap (duh), but of course Sitting Bull was not a terorist.
It wasn’t exactly a great achievement to kill Custer; he wasn’t much a brain trust. Also, I agree with previous posters, Sitting Bull wasn’t a terrorist.
Actually, there were some very strong parallels between some Native American tribes and today's terrorists. Especially the Comanches (they made lopping off heads look like child's plan).
In fact if we emulated the strategy of the Texas Rangers today we could greatly reduce terrorism worldwide.
I thought it was Crazy Horse that defeated Custer!...............
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