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Obama leaves signed copies of several of his speeches in MLK memorial time capsule
The Daily Caller ^ | October 16, 2011 | Stacy A. Anderson - AP

Posted on 10/16/2011 10:33:02 AM PDT by matthewreporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama saluted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday as a man who “stirred our conscience” and made the Union “more perfect,” rejoicing in the dedication of a monument memorializing the slain civil rights leader’s life and work.

“I know we will overcome,” Obama proclaimed, standing the 30-foot granite monument to King on the National Mall. “I know this,” the president said, “because of the man towering over us.”

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The dedication has special meaning for the Obamas. The president credits King with paving his way to the White House. Before his remarks, he left signed copies of his inaugural speech and 2008 convention address in a time capsule at the monument site. The first couple and daughters Malia and Sasha made a more private visit to the site on Friday night, before the crowds and the cameras arrived.

In his talk, he focused on King’s broad themes — equality, justice and peaceful resistance — as the nation confronts, 48 years later, some of the same issues of war, an economic crisis and a lingering distrust of government in some quarters.

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KEYWORDS: martinlutherking; mlk; obama; race

1 posted on 10/16/2011 10:33:09 AM PDT by matthewreporter
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To: matthewreporter

Well, I’m sure archeologists from the future will need toilet paper.


2 posted on 10/16/2011 10:36:08 AM PDT by Levante
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To: matthewreporter

A communist leaving some of his scribblings under a statue made by commies in China.The whole thing makes me ill.


3 posted on 10/16/2011 10:37:10 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: matthewreporter

MLK is rolling over in his grave.


4 posted on 10/16/2011 10:37:23 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: matthewreporter

Definition of narcissism

http://www.bing.com/search?q=definition+narcissism&FORM=AWRE


5 posted on 10/16/2011 10:38:34 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: matthewreporter

Something for the great grandkids to sell.


6 posted on 10/16/2011 10:38:56 AM PDT by blam
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To: matthewreporter

Obama’s desecration of the memorial.


7 posted on 10/16/2011 10:39:06 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: matthewreporter

Something for the great grandkids to sell.


8 posted on 10/16/2011 10:39:06 AM PDT by blam
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To: matthewreporter

Only slightly less self aggrandizing as giving the Queen of England an iPod filled with your speeches.


9 posted on 10/16/2011 10:40:09 AM PDT by steelyourfaith (If it's "green" ... it's crap !!!)
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To: matthewreporter

Why doesn’t Nobama mention that because of Democrats, King had to hold marches and protests? That 80% of Republicans voted for the Civil rights act as compared to 60% of Democrats? Because as we know, Democrats are here to protect blacks from evil Republicans like Ronald Reagan who made MLKs birthday a National holiday.


10 posted on 10/16/2011 10:41:55 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: matthewreporter

Whaaaa? Did the Queen of England return her iPod?


11 posted on 10/16/2011 10:43:36 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: matthewreporter
“I know we will overcome"

Who is 'we' and what will be overcome?

12 posted on 10/16/2011 10:44:59 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: steelyourfaith

The only redeeming feature of this is that in fifty
years, the children of the OWS will be spraying
graffitti on it and protesting for the same thing
as their parents.


13 posted on 10/16/2011 10:45:18 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: matthewreporter

What, no movie DVDs?


14 posted on 10/16/2011 10:45:24 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: matthewreporter; All

Ok, but why is MLK’s statue white?


15 posted on 10/16/2011 10:46:14 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: matthewreporter

He buried a teleprompter??


16 posted on 10/16/2011 10:46:25 AM PDT by Krodg
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Also... I believe MLK was a Republican. Wonder if anyone mentioned that today?


17 posted on 10/16/2011 10:47:24 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: patriot08

Why does he also look like Mao??????????


18 posted on 10/16/2011 10:47:36 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: matthewreporter

Some dogs gotta poop in every yard.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 10:47:43 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Farmer Dean
A communist leaving some of his scribblings under a statue made by commies in China.The whole thing makes me ill.

Seeing the monument on the news, they did make MLK look strangely like Mao.

The toilet paper dispenser in the nearby porta-potty would be a much better place for Hussein to leave his dribble. In fact he should serve out the rest of his term from there.

20 posted on 10/16/2011 10:49:34 AM PDT by YankeeReb (No matter what, AB0 in 2012.)
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To: matthewreporter

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21 posted on 10/16/2011 10:51:37 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Cain/Rubio?)
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To: matthewreporter

Too bad Michelle didn’t leave one of her boob belts in there. It would be nice to think the FReepers of the future could share a laugh with us.


22 posted on 10/16/2011 10:52:04 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: matthewreporter

Locking up and burying his “speeches” is a nice touch but the “I (Heart) Me” stickers applied to them was a bit much.


23 posted on 10/16/2011 10:52:45 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Greed" is wanting everything and demanding that somebody else pay for it.)
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To: matthewreporter

I don’t see why people have a problem with obama burying his speeches there. Burying trash releases less carbon dioxide than burning it.


24 posted on 10/16/2011 10:52:51 AM PDT by christx30
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To: matthewreporter
I wonder if Lincoln was ever conceited enough to do something like that?

How about Stalin, Lenin, Churchill, Reagan, Kennedy? (I chose the political spectrum to point out Obama is truly nuts.)

Obama, you are definitely one for the books. And NOT in a good way?

25 posted on 10/16/2011 10:52:51 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol,Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: matthewreporter

Obama is not fit to tie MLK’s shoes! His “oratory” is nowhere fit to be compared to MLKs. What an arrogant piece of work!

First of all, he has no basis of comparison of his background to MLK. Obama is 1/2 white and 1/2 African (if you can believe him.) He is no half African-American. He has no Souther African American culture to share with MLK.


26 posted on 10/16/2011 10:53:46 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Why doesn’t Nobama mention that because of Democrats, King had to hold marches and protests? That 80% of Republicans voted for the Civil rights act as compared to 60% of Democrats? Because as we know, Democrats are here to protect blacks from evil Republicans like Ronald Reagan who made MLKs birthday a National holiday.

Because that is going to be Cain's crowning unity speech when he accepts the nomination.

27 posted on 10/16/2011 10:55:44 AM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: patriot08

Maybe because there are no native blacks in China?


28 posted on 10/16/2011 10:57:09 AM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: Incorrigible
Definition of narcissism


29 posted on 10/16/2011 11:04:16 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: matthewreporter; mickie
How about an autographed golf ball putted by Obama into the time capsule opening?

A Wilson-brand golf ball, of course, as in Woodrow Wilson, one of the premier fascist/socialist presidents in the past century of our country's history.

To be succeeded and surpassed shortly by Barack Hussein Obama, a ditto of Wilson and a ditto destroyer of our Constitution.

Leni

30 posted on 10/16/2011 11:04:42 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: matthewreporter

I hope the author signed them too.


31 posted on 10/16/2011 11:06:02 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (I'll follow an eloquent Allen West out of hell.)
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To: matthewreporter

I watched the dedication on Fox. I thought it was a disgrace and an insult to much what MLK stood for during his short life.

The Arrogant Bastard Obama gave a campaign speech, occasionally trying to sound Black.... it was sickening.

If I were Black, I would be proud of MLK’s civil rights accomplishments, but Flim Flam Man Obama, not a true Black man, would be one of my greatest embarrassments.

This dedication SHOULD have been about MLK, his accomplishments in the civil rights movement of his time, NOT anther self promoting batch of lies for Obama’s political and country destroying purposes.

Today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should have been rolling over in his grave.


32 posted on 10/16/2011 11:07:00 AM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~)
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To: matthewreporter

Inflated ego.


33 posted on 10/16/2011 11:07:29 AM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: matthewreporter

This guy is unreal.


34 posted on 10/16/2011 11:08:16 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: matthewreporter

“he left signed copies of his inaugural speech and 2008 convention address in a time capsule at the monument site.”

Along with his college records, social security cards and his birth certificate.

Obama made the MLK memorial all about himself and his campaign for reelection..


35 posted on 10/16/2011 11:13:11 AM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~)
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To: MinuteGal

Bk.


36 posted on 10/16/2011 11:16:14 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Rebelbase

LOL. You left out, “Uh.” About thirty times interspersed in your speech.


37 posted on 10/16/2011 11:31:18 AM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: matthewreporter
If Mubarak puts some of his stop ocean raising comments and such they may think he is a comedian.
38 posted on 10/16/2011 11:43:48 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: matthewreporter

Other things that need to go into the time capsule: A copy of every picture taken of HIM; a mural size copy of HIS picture staring at HIMSELF in the mirror; one of HIS empty suits; a sweaty T-shirt HE wore while playing basketball in HIS gym; a picture of HIS new jet; a picture of HIS new limo; the last bite of one of HIS ice cream cones; HIS golf calendar; HIS totally redacted visitors log; the empty hard drive where HIS incriminating emails used to reside; a copy of HIS broken campaign promises snuck in by one of HIS many enemies. I want to continue, but I have things to do.


39 posted on 10/16/2011 12:25:00 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: matthewreporter

Did they stuff a teleprompter in there?


40 posted on 10/16/2011 12:28:41 PM PDT by dforest
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To: matthewreporter

He should have thrown himself in there too.


41 posted on 10/16/2011 12:30:18 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: matthewreporter

This morning Fox & Friends had that creep Andrew Young on to talk about MLK. He said that MLK teachings mirrored those of the Wall Street protestors.

Nobody challenged how ludicrous that statement was.


42 posted on 10/16/2011 12:31:46 PM PDT by dforest
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To: matthewreporter

Hope he didn’t forget to include the TelePrompter!


43 posted on 10/16/2011 12:39:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama's secret: "Once you learn to fake sincerity you've got it made")
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To: unkus

I doubt it. Martin was a Commie too.


44 posted on 10/16/2011 12:40:57 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Levante

LoL!

Narcissist-in-Chief!


45 posted on 10/16/2011 12:56:51 PM PDT by sarah palin rocks
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To: matthewreporter

Who signed them?


46 posted on 10/16/2011 2:46:36 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: Krodg

I don’t think he’d give up the almighty teleprompter. No way, no how!


47 posted on 10/16/2011 3:51:36 PM PDT by matthewreporter
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To: Trillian

To my knowledge, Obama did. But he probably used an autopen to do so!


48 posted on 10/16/2011 3:52:46 PM PDT by matthewreporter
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