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Obama Puts Feet Up on Museum Piece Desk
Flopping Aces ^ | 06-11-09 | Mike's America

Posted on 06/11/2009 7:49:02 AM PDT by Starman417

No class! No class!

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Obama puts his shoes up on the Resolute Desk as he speaks by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu June 8, 2009 [Official White House Photograph]

In the Middle East, it's deemed offensive to show the soles of one's shows to a person and the fact that this is an official White House photograph, not a candid press shot, was thought to be a sign of disrespect.

As Don Surber points out, the Israelis have a lot more to worry about from Obama than just this photograph. Obama appears ready to toss them under the bus as he cozies up to the crazies in Iran and elsewhere.

The bigger issue for me is Obama's attitude towards the office of President, which he shows in the Oval Office by putting his shoes up on the Resolute Desk, a certified museum piece and part of the history we share with Great Britain.

A brief history of the desk is here. In short, it was made from timbers of a British ship that Americans rescued in the Arctic and refitted as a gift to Queen Victoria. When the ship was decommissioned the desk was made and presented as a gift to the President of the United States by Queen Victoria in 1888.

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: bho44; democrats; desk; feet; obama

1 posted on 06/11/2009 7:49:02 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Is that a hole in his shoe? And his wife is serving pork and beans to homeless people in $500 shoes?


2 posted on 06/11/2009 7:50:40 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Starman417

Ghetto trash.

Hussein and Mao-shelle desecrate the sacred place that is the White House just by their very presense there.


3 posted on 06/11/2009 7:51:32 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: Starman417
Obama Puts Feet Up on Museum Piece Desk

I'm not defending Obama, but I'm sure worse things were put there during Clinton's term.

4 posted on 06/11/2009 7:52:17 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG, Chrysler and GM are what Marx meant by the means of production.)
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To: Starman417

He is a pig. The self described ‘gifted’ one, our own blue lipped special.


5 posted on 06/11/2009 7:53:12 AM PDT by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: Starman417

If I didn’t need talk radio and the blogs/internet to get the truth about what was going on with the Boy King, I swear I’d turn them off altogether, because every day, a new outrage that will NEVER be reported.

He is a narcissic, ignorant, affirmative action piece of crap who has never possessed anything that resembles class and that goes for his wife Angela Davis, too.


6 posted on 06/11/2009 7:53:52 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: Starman417

This is a pretty obvious signal to Obama’s mussie buds about what he really thinks of the Jews.


7 posted on 06/11/2009 7:55:05 AM PDT by stop_fascism (Georgism is Capitalism perfected)
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To: AppyPappy

“Is that a hole in his shoe”

Is that a-hole in the oval office? ;)


8 posted on 06/11/2009 7:55:38 AM PDT by beefree
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To: beefree

LOL


9 posted on 06/11/2009 7:57:33 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: patriot08

Obama deserves to do what he wants since it is racist to suggest otherwise. The “brotha” has got to get what is due to him. 400 planes, 150 million dollar inauguration, appointments to all his friends as “czar” of this and that, Broadway shows...


10 posted on 06/11/2009 7:58:11 AM PDT by lormand (Austin - Texas lil' piece of California)
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To: Republic

“blue-lipped special”

Here’s another: http://www.chowchow.at/en/breed/the-blue-tongue.shtml


11 posted on 06/11/2009 8:06:29 AM PDT by tumblindice (OK, they shaved an ape. But how did they get `Joy' to talk?)
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To: lormand

agree, lormand. The libs have everyone cowering and afraid to criticize either Zero or Sotomayor for fear of being branded as racists: White Guilt is a powerful deterrent that the left covets.


12 posted on 06/11/2009 8:08:01 AM PDT by Mountain Mary
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To: tumblindice

LOL-—very cute but the ChowChow is WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY to wondrous to be compared to the big eared blue lipped liar.


13 posted on 06/11/2009 8:08:02 AM PDT by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: AppyPappy

Is that a hole in his shoe?

No it’s an a-hole wearing shoes.


14 posted on 06/11/2009 8:09:29 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Starman417

> “In the Middle East, it’s deemed offensive to show the soles of one’s shows[sic]...”

I was under the impression that this was an artifact of Muslim/Islamic society rather than the Middle East in general. No?


15 posted on 06/11/2009 8:10:20 AM PDT by mquinn (Obama's supporters: a deliberate drowning of consciousness by means of rhythmic noise)
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To: beefree

Beat me to it! Funny!


16 posted on 06/11/2009 8:10:25 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: AppyPappy

Looks like he stepped in gum to me.


17 posted on 06/11/2009 8:16:23 AM PDT by kalee (01/20/13 The end of an error.... Obama even worse than Carter.)
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To: AppyPappy

That hole in the shoe is not in a normal spot you’d normally see. Most normal people will have one on the heal or ball of the foot.

His appears by the big toe. Either from putting out too many cigarettes or a flaming twirling ballet session.


18 posted on 06/11/2009 8:22:46 AM PDT by billygoatgruff
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To: Starman417

oh c’mon! do you honestly think that no other president has ever in the history of that desk proped his feet up on it. it is a desk...just a desk. antiques are only valuable (imo)if they are used for the purpose for which they are designed. what is the point of owning a 200 yr. old chair if you never sit in it. that isn’t a chair its a dusting dammit and should be in a museum. the resolute desk is a DESK where someone works. some guy sits behind that desk and does his job (hopefully) and i bet every one of the guys who have sat there have propped their feet on the thing.


19 posted on 06/11/2009 8:24:08 AM PDT by madamemayhem (there are only two places in the world: over here and over there.)
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To: Republic

One’s a mangy mutt, one’s not.


20 posted on 06/11/2009 8:26:26 AM PDT by tumblindice (In this school of war called life,)
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To: patriot08
Hussein and Mao-shelle

I've recently heard them referred to as TOTUS and FLATUS

21 posted on 06/11/2009 8:33:17 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Obama: "Enough about me, let's talk about you...what do you think of me?")
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To: AppyPappy
Is that a hole in his shoe?

Nah, just a wad of gum spat out by little Sasha.

22 posted on 06/11/2009 8:39:39 AM PDT by IbJensen (If Catholics voted based upon the teachings of the church, there would be no abortion and no Obomba.)
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To: Starman417

Obama needs to go back to his barn he acts like a animal.


23 posted on 06/11/2009 9:07:02 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Saw the dog refered to as DOTUS
(not Michelle, the actual dog)


24 posted on 06/11/2009 9:51:24 AM PDT by patriot08
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To: Starman417

25 posted on 06/11/2009 10:00:54 AM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

Where did you get this picture from?


26 posted on 06/11/2009 10:04:03 AM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: Starman417

27 posted on 06/11/2009 10:04:32 AM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

Where did you get this picture from?


28 posted on 06/11/2009 10:05:24 AM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: KarlInOhio
I'm not defending Obama, but I'm sure worse things were put there during Clinton's term.

But they could all be wiped off.
29 posted on 06/11/2009 10:06:20 AM PDT by BikerJoe
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To: jveritas

I did a Google image search. One is from The Economist site and the other’s from Photobucket.


30 posted on 06/11/2009 10:07:15 AM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

OK. You won.


31 posted on 06/11/2009 10:08:43 AM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: BikerJoe

“I’m not defending Obama, but I’m sure worse things were put there during Clinton’s term.”

Amen. Think of the disgusting sanitation lurking in the Oval office during the SinkEmporer’s regime. :0(


32 posted on 06/11/2009 10:10:32 AM PDT by RooRoobird20 (1/20/2013: "Change We Can Believe In")
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To: Starman417

I wonder where Dumbo put the pen holder that was made out of the desk’s sister slave ship, Gordon Brown gave him?


33 posted on 06/11/2009 10:12:52 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

As soon as I saw Dumbo’s picture yesterday on Drudge, I knew someone would find one of Bush.


34 posted on 06/11/2009 10:16:28 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Bubba Ho-Tep
I commented on this the other day:

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:56:46 PM · 79 of 90
Protect the Bill of Rights to Piranha
I have a serious issue with Obama in that picture. IIRC, it is the desk Bush used, JFK’s desk. It was given to President Hayes from Queen Victoria 1879.

It is a valuable desk.
It has great historical significance
It does not belong to him.
He is “borrowing” it from the American public.
I would not walk into someone’ home or office and put my feet on the furniture.

It is just one more example of how clueless this man is about the reality of life, good manners and common sense.

He has no class. He is trash.


I will hold Bush to the same standards (except the part about being trash and clueless. This isn't the determining factor.) It is not appropriate to put your feet on an historical piece of furniture if you do not own it.
35 posted on 06/11/2009 10:19:24 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Starman417
Both Bush and Obama should keep their freaking feet off the desk.

I wouldn't put my feet up on this plastic piece of crap I'm sitting at right now, because I don't own it. They certainly shouldn't do that to a historic object like that.

36 posted on 06/11/2009 10:33:23 AM PDT by dead
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To: Starman417; SumProVita; HardStarboard; BradyLS; Ernest_at_the_Beach; dervish; Twotone; ...

The list, ping


37 posted on 06/11/2009 10:44:20 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: AppyPappy
Is that a hole in his shoe?

Nah, just the Constitution.

38 posted on 06/11/2009 10:53:02 AM PDT by AZ .44 MAG (A society that doesn't protect its children doesn't deserve to survive.)
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To: beefree

or is that a hole in his head?


39 posted on 06/11/2009 11:20:09 AM PDT by peace with honor
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To: AppyPappy; beefree; kalee; billygoatgruff
Is that a hole in his shoe?

Probably.
Here is an older pic:
Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

40 posted on 06/11/2009 12:12:07 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Huskrrrr
Is that a hole in his shoe?

No it’s an a-hole wearing shoes.

You said it, not me! :)

41 posted on 06/11/2009 12:15:59 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Bon mots

My daddy always said you can tell a gentleman by his shoes.


42 posted on 06/11/2009 12:47:17 PM PDT by kalee (01/20/13 The end of an error.... Obama even worse than Carter.)
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To: AppyPappy
“Is that a hole in his shoe?...”

No. It's probably his cigarette put outing shoe.

43 posted on 06/11/2009 4:50:46 PM PDT by 444Flyer (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.--Orwell)
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