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Obama hypocrisy: Joplin High School commencement address - "Generosity, Selfishness"
The Obama Report ^ | 5/23/12

Posted on 05/24/2012 9:30:31 AM PDT by Frankusa

Addressing the graduating seniors of Joplin High School during a commencement speech on Monday, President Obama praised the selfless response of the Joplin community, and other kindhearted individuals, in the aftermath of the horrific tornadoes that struck the city last year. But the President cautioned the students that "as you begin the next stage in your journey, you will encounter greed and selfishness; ignorance and cruelty. You will meet people...who believe looking after others is only for suckers."

"But", the President added, "you [the students] are from Joplin. So you will remember, you will know, just how many people there are who see life differently; those who are guided by kindness and generosity and quiet service."

Ironically, the President's response in the immediate aftermath of the tornado clearly fits into the former category of individuals, and not the latter. For indeed, on that very same day, shortly after tornadoes ripped through Joplin Missouri and other parts of the Midwest, the President departed on a week-long trip to Europe. While the victims of the storms were trying to recover from the horrific disaster, Obama had more pressing needs to tend to in Europe - like searching for his Irish roots and finding an authentic Irish pub that serves genuine Guinness ale. [The President knocked down a pint of Guinness ale, but only after he received assurances that the drink was Perfect - the Real Thing.]

161 people died during the tornado, more than 1000 people were injured, and, at the time of the President's getaway, 29 - 40 people were still unaccounted for.

Finally, after returning from his week-long getaway to Europe, the President spoke at a memorial service in Joplin for the victims of the tornado. At the memorial service, the President affirmed his "Love" for Joplin. He didn't need to declare his "Love" for Ireland and for Guinness beer, as, [unlike Joplin], that fact was already well-known.....

City officials estimated at the time that about 8,000 houses and apartment buildings were destroyed by the tornado. That means thousands of Joplin residents were left homeless. And yet, despite all the victims, the injured and the homeless, President Obama departed on his trip to Europe and returned home a full week after the tornado had struck. And of course, not even a peep from the liberal mainstream media; for indeed, the Messiah is above all reproach.....

Yep, the President's commencement address was par for the course; the usual and typical hypocrisy... VIDEO REMIX - LINK


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: commencement; joplin; obama; tornado

1 posted on 05/24/2012 9:30:43 AM PDT by Frankusa
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To: Frankusa

>>You will meet people...who believe looking after others is only for suckers

And later in the speech, Obama said, “In my America, the only suckers are those who work hard for what they want. To suceed in my America, all you need is to be able to put a checkmark next a diversity box on an application and we’ll take care of you from cradle to grave. And to the minority of you graduating today who are white males, I wish you would die.”


2 posted on 05/24/2012 9:35:50 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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3 posted on 05/24/2012 9:38:51 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Frankusa
Words are cheap, taxpayer money is even cheaper.

4 posted on 05/24/2012 9:51:46 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Bryanw92

” And later in the speech, Obama said, “In my America, the only suckers are those who work hard for what they want. To suceed in my America, all you need is to be able to put a checkmark next a diversity box on an application and we’ll take care of you from cradle to grave. And to the minority of you graduating today who are white males, I wish you would die.”

Uh, yeah......that covers it.


5 posted on 05/24/2012 10:00:41 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Frankusa

What a scumbag.


6 posted on 05/24/2012 10:01:03 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: Frankusa

This abomination shows himself every day...multiple times.


7 posted on 05/24/2012 10:01:58 AM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Frankusa

As Obama’s hut brother from another mother can tell us all, Obama isn’t one to give anyone anything that doesn’t involve other people’s money.


8 posted on 05/24/2012 10:06:36 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Frankusa
At my daughter's HS graduation Tuesday the valedictorian gave a similar speech, riffing off the Nashville flood of 2010 to plea for a collectivist utopia. maybe she will grow out of it; at least she is smart.

I liked the salutatorian's speech. His message was, "don't make things worse." All utopians should be forced to write that phrase a million times or more. At least it might give those busybodies something to do other than "improving" things.

9 posted on 05/24/2012 10:11:08 AM PDT by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: Frankusa
...You will meet people...who believe looking after others is only for suckers...

He is quick to realize this because he himself hangs out with so many like this - people like George Soros, Rod Blagojevich, Jon Corzine, etc.

10 posted on 05/24/2012 10:18:56 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: Frankusa

He needs to STFU big time. He was busy sending millions of taxpayer $$ across the globe (Palestinians, Haiti, etc., etc.) while people in the south were suffering after severe weather damage. Oh, that’s right, our own citizens don’t count because we have to take care of the rest of the world first. /s off ... sorta


11 posted on 05/24/2012 10:26:20 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: pallis
As Obama’s hut brother from another mother can tell us all, Obama isn’t one to give anyone anything that doesn’t involve other people’s money.

He couldn't spare $1,000 (or $10) to help poor George, pictured here in front of his roofless hut.


12 posted on 05/24/2012 10:29:33 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: Frankusa
Compare Obama’s utter disinterest in the Joplin disaster with the criticism leveled against Bush for just flying over New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. Obama’s graduation speech was dripping with condescension and filled with class envy.
13 posted on 05/24/2012 10:34:25 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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