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New gaffe: Obama hails America's historic building of 'the Intercontinental Railroad'
LA Times ^ | 9/23/11 | Andrew Malcolm

Posted on 09/23/2011 6:01:20 AM PDT by Libloather

New gaffe: Obama hails America's historic building of 'the Intercontinental Railroad'
Andrew Malcolm
September 23, 2011 | 5:24 am

"We’re the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad," Barack Obama.

That's what the president of the United States flat-out said Thursday during what was supposed to be a photo op to sell his jobs plan next to an allegedly deteriorating highway bridge.

A railroad between continents? A railroad from, say, New York City all the way across the Atlantic to France? Now, THAT would be a bridge!

It's yet another humorous gaffe by the Harvard graduate, overlooked by most media for whatever reason. Like Obama saying Abraham-Come-Lately Lincoln was the founder of the Republican Party. Or Navy corpseman. Or the Austrian language. Fifty-seven states. The president of Canada. Etc.

If you talk as much as this guy likes to talk instead of governing, if you believe you are a Real Good Talker as much as this guy does, you're gonna blow a few lines. But this many?

No doubt, we'll see a collection of Obama's Best Bombs on 'Saturday Night Live' this weekend, one right after the other. No doubt.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; democratsarelosers; gaffe; intercontinental; kenyanvillageidiot; nobama2012; obama; railroad; transcontinental; unfitforcommand
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Community agitators don't need to study no history lessons.
1 posted on 09/23/2011 6:01:30 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

M O R O N


2 posted on 09/23/2011 6:02:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change. " Robert Anthony)
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To: Libloather

He also said yesterday that Warren Buffet’s secretary shouldn’t have to pay a lower tax rate than Buffet.


3 posted on 09/23/2011 6:02:53 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Libloather

it went to all 57 states


4 posted on 09/23/2011 6:03:45 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Libloather
2+ syllables, if it isn't "reparations," or "betrayal," or "Anglo-Saxon" or some such, probably can't be put into TOTUS.

***

Anyway, what's he proposing, reparation to the Chinese?

5 posted on 09/23/2011 6:03:54 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Libloather

You’d think he’d be familiar with trannys.


6 posted on 09/23/2011 6:03:57 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Libloather

Is TOTUS loaded with Babel fish?


7 posted on 09/23/2011 6:04:25 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Heavy the head that wears the tiara.)
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To: Libloather

From Kenya to the 57th state?


8 posted on 09/23/2011 6:04:28 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Libloather

The LA Times is reporting this?

Wow.


9 posted on 09/23/2011 6:04:50 AM PDT by WPaCon
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To: Libloather

It’s the train that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs!!


10 posted on 09/23/2011 6:05:07 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Libloather

Probably the schools in Indonesia didn’t teach this.


11 posted on 09/23/2011 6:05:38 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: Libloather

Yep, built that damn thing to a county that speak Austrian.

What a moron.


12 posted on 09/23/2011 6:05:38 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (For God and country - Geronimo, Geronimo, Geronimo!)
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To: Libloather

his way out is to say its his new jobs plan, to build an intercontinental railway.


13 posted on 09/23/2011 6:06:11 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Libloather
so the LA times has switched flags, has it?

opportunistic media whore.

14 posted on 09/23/2011 6:07:08 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: WPaCon; Libloather

probably web-only reporting


15 posted on 09/23/2011 6:07:54 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: SMARTY

It’s yet another humorous gaffe by the Harvard graduate,

He is sait to be “brilliant”. Does anyone have his grades from Harvard? I don’t find him brilliant at all - devious, angry, anti American, and a liar but never brilliant.


16 posted on 09/23/2011 6:08:43 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: SMARTY

It’s yet another humorous gaffe by the Harvard graduate,

He is said to be “brilliant”. Does anyone have his grades from Harvard? I don’t find him brilliant at all - devious, angry, anti American, and a liar but never brilliant. They sure as $ell turned over every rock to find GWB’s grades.


17 posted on 09/23/2011 6:09:43 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: Libloather

We don’t need no stinkin’ bridges...

...not when our President walks on water.


19 posted on 09/23/2011 6:11:05 AM PDT by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Their flag blows whichever way the wind takes it.


20 posted on 09/23/2011 6:11:12 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Ping.


21 posted on 09/23/2011 6:11:51 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Libloather

I’m so glad, I hate to fly and would love to go to Rome.


23 posted on 09/23/2011 6:13:06 AM PDT by tiki
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To: Libloather

Still not as bad as “potatoe”. /sarc


24 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:05 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Libloather

The intercontinental railroad connects all 57 states, some of which are the size of small continents in Obama’s lame excuse for a brain.


25 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:18 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: WPaCon

Andrew Malcolm is the lone conservative at the LA Times.


26 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:27 AM PDT by Montanabound
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To: Libloather

We’re also the country that built the Jupiter 2. And if it wasn’t for Dr. Smith (R), we would all be living in the Alpha Centauri system while our planet healed itself.


27 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:27 AM PDT by ILS21R (Don't give up the ship.)
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To: Libloather
Little Zero thinks “Trans Atlantic Tunnel” (1935) was real...
28 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:53 AM PDT by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: Vaquero
Give Barky a break, he needs a vacation. </s>
29 posted on 09/23/2011 6:16:53 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: Libloather
That must be the railroad that connects the lower 48 with the others to make up the 57.

Those extra states must be on the continent of MU, because they aren't on the continents of North or South America -- thus intercontinental.
30 posted on 09/23/2011 6:17:16 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Libloather

“We’re the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad”

To be fair, that depends by what he means by “we”. I think the Trans-Siberian would qualify.


31 posted on 09/23/2011 6:17:16 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: Libloather
Who can name the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad?


32 posted on 09/23/2011 6:18:03 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Bitsy
I detest the , uh, whatever he is. Do have to admit though that he has been brilliant- destroying our economy and our Nation, he has caused the most division amongst parties and races that I have ever experienced. He did set out and proclaimed that he would, *fundamentally change America* in that regard ,he has proven to be quite brilliant. Also pretty good at hiding his whole life record. We have no idea who or what he is! ~Brilliant traitor, dictator,and socialist creep~
33 posted on 09/23/2011 6:18:47 AM PDT by charlene4 ("The only people who d("on’t want to disclose the truth are people with something to hide.” BHO)
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awwwrrrruuuuuuuughhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmpppmmmmppmmmpppphhhhh!

Chewbacca?! The surrounding cubicals must be wondering why I am physically ROTFLMAO. If they knew I would be sent to the re-education office

34 posted on 09/23/2011 6:19:07 AM PDT by Calusa (The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles. Quoth Bob Dylan.)
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To: Montanabound

That’s an unenviable position.

Frankly, I’m ignorant on papers like the LA Times, because I don’t want to give their websites any hits.


35 posted on 09/23/2011 6:19:41 AM PDT by WPaCon
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To: Bitsy
Ain't it the truth!!

ANYTHING anyone claims about “O’s” intellectual capacity has to be regarded as a howling lie until or unless his actual academic record is verified.

I am still in shock that the MSM thought this was an incidental detail about “O’s” background WHILE calling Bush (and ALL “O’s” opposition) ‘stupid’, etc. REALLY????

There went your credibility, MSM

36 posted on 09/23/2011 6:22:27 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change. " Robert Anthony)
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To: LRS

Paging Richard Dix! Ha, it’s been thirty years since I saw that film on a late-show, but I still remember it.


37 posted on 09/23/2011 6:22:47 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Libloather

I’d love to give the anointed one a vocabulary test.


38 posted on 09/23/2011 6:22:51 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Libloather

Obama is a walking example of people being advanced throughout life with no basis of intellect or knowledge.


39 posted on 09/23/2011 6:22:52 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Libloather

The oceanic rails were REALLY difficult. Lay a rail, come up for air, lay a rail come up for air...


40 posted on 09/23/2011 6:24:03 AM PDT by tal hajus ("Thank you sir. May I have another?" GOP)
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To: luvbach1
I’d love to give the anointed one a vocabulary test. On what? a teleprompter? I've never seen the guy read anything else.
41 posted on 09/23/2011 6:27:14 AM PDT by Loud Mime (AJM - 1 Mar 1924 - 17 Sept 2010 - - Thanks Dad!)
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To: greene66
Paging Richard Dix! Ha, it’s been thirty years since I saw that film on a late-show, but I still remember it.

Last time I saw it (A couple of years ago), I was thinking"Sheesh! This hasn't aged well!"...

42 posted on 09/23/2011 6:27:39 AM PDT by LRS ("This is silly! It can't be! It can't be!!" "Oh yes it is! I said you wouldn't know the joint.")
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To: Bitsy
No one has his grades from Harvard Law School, but he was handed the Law Review Presidency, and a Magna Cum Laude (top 10% of class) just for being Obama.

Obama would sooner reveal he frequented bathhouses than he would his LSAT's.

43 posted on 09/23/2011 6:28:13 AM PDT by Plutarch
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To: Libloather
This further supports the suspicion that many have that he truly is "The Affirmative Action President." I think he was passed through in college and Harvard Law School based solely on his race and his backers support.

There is no way a person can graduate "Magna cum Laude" from HLS without knowing that one says ". . . an economic . . ." rather than ". . . a economic . . ." or that one says ". . . the problem is . . ." rather than ". . . the problem is, is that . . ." or any of the other myriad of grammatical errors he makes on a routine basis.

The fact that he doesn't know American history doesn't surprise me, he wasn't raised here--never mind the citizenship issue--he was raised in a foreign culture, how could he possibly know what we Americans know almost intuitively?

Obama's "brilliance" is just another part of the con-job that the MSM sold to the American voters.
44 posted on 09/23/2011 6:28:29 AM PDT by Sudetenland (There can be no freedom without God--What man gives, man can take away.)
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To: Libloather

That surely much be one of the worst presidential gaffes ever? That must have been pretty wet work building that sucker. Does a ticket come with an automatic swimsuit?


45 posted on 09/23/2011 6:29:57 AM PDT by rod1
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To: WPaCon
The LA Times is reporting this?

The honeymoon is over. Divorce to follow.

46 posted on 09/23/2011 6:31:33 AM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: Reeses

Presumably not to Mongolia after he blocked out their leader’s face with his “classy” hand waving gaffe.


47 posted on 09/23/2011 6:32:17 AM PDT by rod1
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To: Libloather

i know plenty of libs who can blab like they kissed the Blarney Stone and think they are making a difference but all they are doing is exercising their tongue.

If they wanted to make a difference they, like the wise old owl, would zip the lips.


48 posted on 09/23/2011 6:33:12 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sudetenland

At least he may know rudimentary Indonesian history.


49 posted on 09/23/2011 6:33:22 AM PDT by rod1
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To: Libloather

And his great great grandfather Mogobo Atumbo Obama swung one of the sledges at the golden spike.


50 posted on 09/23/2011 6:33:30 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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