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President Obama To Receive Honorary Green Beret, Induction Into Special Forces Association
Theduffleblog.com ^ | August 30, 2012 | unknown

Posted on 08/30/2012 11:06:49 PM PDT by Daffynition

Fort Bragg, NC – The White House Press Office announced today that President Obama will soon be inducted into the Special Forces Association and receive an honorary Green Beret.

Officials have said the honor will be bestowed in an upcoming September 11th ceremony at Fort Bragg.

The honorary beret comes in recognition of the President’s decisive role in covert operations throughout the world during his term — including the killing of Osama bin Laden last year in Pakistan, and his combat action in Afghanistan months ago.

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1 posted on 08/30/2012 11:07:00 PM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

WHAT A F***ING DISGRACE!!!!!!


2 posted on 08/30/2012 11:10:14 PM PDT by GR_Jr. (No 0bama, no Romeny. Not ever!!!!! Goodbye America!)
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To: Daffynition

Secretary of Defense Allen West will fix this bull**** once he takes charge of the five-sided ‘RAT whorehouse in January. I see a big house cleaning and fumigation coming for that joint.


3 posted on 08/30/2012 11:10:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: Daffynition

Joke? Not funny.


4 posted on 08/30/2012 11:11:57 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Racism is not dead...it is on life support - kept alive by politicians..." - Thomas Sowell)
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To: Daffynition

John Wayne for one is rolling over in his grave...


5 posted on 08/30/2012 11:13:25 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Daffynition

It’s satire.


6 posted on 08/30/2012 11:13:41 PM PDT by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Daffynition
This disgusting article needs a BARF ALERT.
7 posted on 08/30/2012 11:14:20 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne - "Politics ain't beanbag")
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Barf Alert!


8 posted on 08/30/2012 11:14:33 PM PDT by RBStealth
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To: Daffynition

I am gonna hurl...


9 posted on 08/30/2012 11:16:01 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Daffynition
You have to kidding, giving this to an ENEMY of the US is a total disgrace.
10 posted on 08/30/2012 11:17:15 PM PDT by SledgeCS (I will vote for Obama when he admits that his idea of a transparency means "You cannot see it")
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To: Daffynition


During a late afternoon briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fielded questions, including one about the possibility of the President also receiving a Navy SEAL trident.

“The President has in fact already received his Trident from the SEAL community,” said Carney. “He was honored to accept the insignia during a private ceremony in California, a week after his gutsy call where he singlehandedly took out bin Laden.”

When Carney was asked who had initiated the calls for President Obama to be given the illustrious honors, he hesitated before replying, “we’ll dig into it.”

Pentagon officials, taking note of the President’s extensive knowledge and experiences in special operations throughout the world, is also exploring the possibility of making him an honorary member of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, the Air Force 24th Special Tactics Squadron, and Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Company.






11 posted on 08/30/2012 11:19:24 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Daffynition

I cannot think of anyone who deserves it less! Who’s idea was this anyway? A ham-fisted ploy to play up Obama’s “manliness” or his patriotism? He despises the military! I doubt he knows how to fire a gun or even do a pull up. This is about as stupid as him winning the Nobel Peace Prize for talking about peace after a few months in office! I can imagine a lot of REAL Green Berets are even more disgusted by this. What’s next, an honorary bishopric?


12 posted on 08/30/2012 11:25:28 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: Bratch

Will he review a contingent of the Black Panther Honor Guard B4 or after the ceremony?


13 posted on 08/30/2012 11:26:37 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
OK, how many generals will get a 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st star for this farce? And will someone please post that pansy picture of Obama cringing as two guys are showing off their Martial Arts skills.
14 posted on 08/30/2012 11:28:50 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: ScubieNuc

“It’s satire.”

I am guessing the first 10 freepers didn’t read the entire article including comments...but hey, keep quiet! (cough)


15 posted on 08/30/2012 11:29:55 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Bratch

:)


16 posted on 08/30/2012 11:30:51 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Daffynition
LOL! Why do I always fall for this? Ironically, I wouldn't put it past Obama to ask for it - maybe Panetta WOULD do it. That IS saying something about what we already know concerning the narcissist in chief. Lord, please let us be rid of him after January and may we be forever preserved from hearing his voice or seeing his face again!
17 posted on 08/30/2012 11:31:41 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: max americana

Always amazed that so many don’t read the articles~esp. before posting! :)


18 posted on 08/30/2012 11:32:39 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: ScubieNuc; Bratch
Whew!

But I am not amused. : (

19 posted on 08/30/2012 11:33:00 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: Daffynition

He should be ashamed of himself. Nothing can tarnish the Special Forces. It shows what a sham this fool is.


20 posted on 08/30/2012 11:34:45 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: bushwon
Never heard of duffleblog so I didn't hit it. ; )
21 posted on 08/30/2012 11:35:54 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: max americana

I was so disgusted by the blurb that I couldn’t even consider clicking through to the whole thing. My son is at Ft. Bragg and although I’m on the other side of the world, that earthquake I would feel would be his reaction if this were true.


22 posted on 08/30/2012 11:38:45 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: bushwon
In my defense, I remember our Dear Leader receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for his potential of doing something or other. So, don't laugh if Our Dear Leader does receive a SEAL’s Trident come December 2012. : )
23 posted on 08/30/2012 11:42:56 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: Daffynition
"President Obama To Receive Honorary Green Beret, Induction Into Special Forces Association"

WHUT!?!

http://www.duffelblog.com/2012/05/president-obama-visits-afghanistan-shoots-three-taliban/

LOL
24 posted on 08/30/2012 11:43:46 PM PDT by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: Chgogal

Agreed. In this age of malware and viruses,etc., I understand the wisdom of avoiding unknown website. We have our computers loaded with multi-layers of firewall, virus, spyware/malware protection, so I am fairly intrepid in my internet journeying ;)


25 posted on 08/30/2012 11:43:51 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Chgogal

At first I was like...OH-MY-GAWD!!!!!WHAT THE FUDGE!!!!

Then I was like....maybe this is the only way to get a dagger close to Obama, and maybe they’d give it to him...hmmm...how do I say this without getting a visit from some suits......hmmmm....personally. (BTW, suits, if you are reading this, I DO NOT advocate the assasination of our duly elected President.)

Then I went and read the whole article and realized it was humor. In fact I’ve been reading and enjoying the sites other satire articles. There’s a LOT of funny stuff on that site. I’ve also been forwarding them to my son who is in the Army and I’m sure will enjoy them even more.


26 posted on 08/30/2012 11:44:00 PM PDT by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Chgogal

Agreed. Ugh, sadly I do remember...nothing surprises me much anymore...


27 posted on 08/30/2012 11:47:44 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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28 posted on 08/30/2012 11:48:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Daffynition



Smyrgly is ~NOT~ amused.


29 posted on 08/30/2012 11:49:51 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Daffynition

Got a very nice knock-off of the Fairbairn-Sykes - my favorite dagger. Is an honorary Green Beret trained in such weapons?


30 posted on 08/30/2012 11:50:49 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: shibumi

Woah! What kind of kitty is that?!?!...Pretty intimidating!


31 posted on 08/30/2012 11:51:15 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Jemian

No harm done, sir and thank you and your son for watching over our 6.


32 posted on 08/30/2012 11:54:30 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Daffynition

This is not very funny to an OLD “Cold War Warrior”, with a heart condition... Keep up the good work


33 posted on 08/31/2012 12:03:10 AM PDT by ThomasPaine2000 (Peace without freedom is tyranny.)
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To: Daffynition

This is not very funny to an OLD “Cold War Warrior”, with a heart condition... Keep up the good work


34 posted on 08/31/2012 12:03:23 AM PDT by ThomasPaine2000 (Peace without freedom is tyranny.)
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To: Daffynition

This is not a bit funny. Nor is it satire. Satire is clever.


35 posted on 08/31/2012 12:03:44 AM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: ScubieNuc
Did you really say “FIDGE”? My thoughts were just a little more colorful.

I should have caught on when they were talking about Obama fighting off the Talibunnies (I am assuming that) in A-stan. But no, I was too slow on the up take. : )

Thank you for your service (it is pretty tough being a parent of a Soldier) and thank your son for his service. Is he theater?

36 posted on 08/31/2012 12:05:46 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: ScubieNuc

I meant FUDGE not FIDGE. Sorry.


37 posted on 08/31/2012 12:07:53 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: ScubieNuc; Daffynition

Oh, thank God.

I was just about to take my Fairbairn-Sykes out to the shop so hubby could melt it with the oxy-acetylene torch.


38 posted on 08/31/2012 12:09:54 AM PDT by Salamander (Holy muscle of love. I got a muscle of love.)
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To: Chgogal

Fidge was funnier.


39 posted on 08/31/2012 12:11:38 AM PDT by Salamander (Holy muscle of love. I got a muscle of love.)
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To: Daffynition

The Marxist has installed the necessary administrative personnel in the Military to make this kind of thing possible.

It won’t be long before he’s documented bare chested shooting bears, and leveling redwoods with a 24” chain saw.


40 posted on 08/31/2012 12:13:51 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: bushwon
Smyrgly? He's half Cheshire, half Schrodinger and half Norwegian Forest Cat.

I know what you're thinking... "That's three halves!"

Well, we're not completely sure if the Schrodinger half is there at all (nor whether his physical presence is an indication of "life.") And the Cheshire half seems to appear and then vanish for no reason. So in reality(?) we have somewhere between one half cat and a cat and a half.
41 posted on 08/31/2012 12:14:32 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, No! Don’t tell me he’s about to say “I shall return !”


42 posted on 08/31/2012 12:14:45 AM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: Daffynition

That is the SAS knife.


43 posted on 08/31/2012 12:15:35 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: boatbums
Hussein's gonna need a trophy room for all his awards.


44 posted on 08/31/2012 12:21:28 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Gene Eric
For the record, he did *not* bow before the Saudi king. [Carney]


45 posted on 08/31/2012 12:24:59 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: ansel12

88Update: White House press secretary denied reports that in attempting to unsheathe the dagger President Obama managed to kill three Girl Scouts, two of the press pool and wounded Joe Biden. Jay Carney further reiterated that none of the furniture was damaged by the slight mishap with the ceremonial dagger.

Reports that Obama later inadvertently stabbed himself then swallowed the Fairbairn-Sykes while trying to show off with it to his golf buddies are also greatly misrepresented.

When asked for comment Vice President Biden replied, “It’s not a big f*cking deal.**


46 posted on 08/31/2012 12:27:42 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ROFLOLLOL...love the smiley-pin!


47 posted on 08/31/2012 12:30:08 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Chgogal
Yep, I said “Fudge”! I know, pretty extreme, but that's just me. I'm out there. I'm on the cutting edge. I'm a thrill seeker, an adrenelin junkie. I can't help myself sometimes and my language shows it. 8)

As for my son, he just recently returned from Afghaniland, safe and sound. Yes, it was tougher then I imagined, but not as tough as what those front line troops go through. My heart really breaks for those parents who get a visit from the Army telling them that their son or daughter was injured or killed in this prolonged, political quagmire.

While the troops shouldn't hang their head for doing the best they can while having their hands tied, I can't imagine how a parent of a dead or wounded soldier deals with the fact that our political leaders have wasted the lives of this generations bravest. Afghaniland, according to my son who, as an infantryman, saw first hand, is full of corruption, laziness, and stupidity. And this is coming from someone who looks for the glass to be half full.

Are you also a parent of a soldier? If so, thank you for raising a warrior.

48 posted on 08/31/2012 12:34:39 AM PDT by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: Daffynition

Interestingly, I have a friend that earned his Fairbairn as a Commando in 1944/45.


49 posted on 08/31/2012 12:37:26 AM PDT by ansel12
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To: shibumi; Salamander; bushwon; TheOldLady; onyx; Jemian; Daffynition
"President Obama To Receive Honorary Green Beret, Induction Into Special Forces Association"


Words fail me so here's the best I can say about it:




50 posted on 08/31/2012 12:38:41 AM PDT by bd476
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