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Air Force One Flies overhead...Raspberry given.
My twisted brain | 8/17/10 | Me

Posted on 08/17/2010 11:33:32 AM PDT by hoagy62

I was outside mowing my lawn this morning. As I shut the mower off and was putting it away, I heard a jet overhead. Since we're fairly close to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, it's usually nothing spectacular. I just happened to look up. It was not one of the usual C-17's that come over head.

It was a 747, headed to the north-east....and you could just make out a very distinctive paint job.

I said to my youngest son, "Look...it's Air Force One!". I then did what I felt was necessary for the situation.

I stuck out my tongue and gave Obama a big juicy raspberry.

It meant absolutely nothing in the grand scheme of things, but that is probably as close to this President as I will ever get, and it was the only form of protest I could think of at the time.

He's now in Seattle, stumping for the Mom-In-Tennis-Shoes, Patty Murray. In a few hours, he'll be gone.

On a side note, I've seen AF1 fly overhead three times. The first was when President Carter visited Spokane after Mt. St. Helens erupted. The second was when President George W. Bush visited Seattle back a few years ago. When HE flew over, I felt a sense of pride in our country. And this time...I felt the need to stuck my tongue out at the President.

*sigh*


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoairforceone; obummer; seattle; usaf; visit

1 posted on 08/17/2010 11:33:36 AM PDT by hoagy62
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To: hoagy62

Secret Service will be paying you a visti shortly. No one mocks the One!


2 posted on 08/17/2010 11:34:42 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: hoagy62
Should’ve given him a Blackberry, I hear he likes those almost as much as golf.
3 posted on 08/17/2010 11:34:42 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: al_c

And not only a “visti” but a visit too! (stoopid keyboard)


4 posted on 08/17/2010 11:35:28 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: hoagy62
but that is probably as close to this President as I will ever get,

Hopefully.

5 posted on 08/17/2010 11:36:06 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: hoagy62

Aren’t there several planes with that paint job? Not that I don’t appreciate the sentiment.


6 posted on 08/17/2010 11:36:10 AM PDT by gundog (Why is it that useful idiots remain idiots long after they've exhausted their usefulness?)
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To: hoagy62

That’ll fix Obama’s wagon, fer sure!


7 posted on 08/17/2010 11:36:25 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: hoagy62

I would fart in his general direction.


8 posted on 08/17/2010 11:37:47 AM PDT by TSgt (And the war came.)
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To: hoagy62

9 posted on 08/17/2010 11:38:44 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: hoagy62

Since you had your younest son with you, it is better that you gave the “raspberry” rather than the well deserved universal signal indicating “Number One”.


10 posted on 08/17/2010 11:40:59 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November from my house.)
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To: hoagy62

Saw the three Marine white tops often enroute from JFK to downtown Manhattan during Clinton’s admin. Never failed to throw him the bird.....usually from atop the wheelhouse of a fishing boat in Jamaica Bay.


11 posted on 08/17/2010 11:42:05 AM PDT by Roccus (......and then there were none.)
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To: hoagy62
I was invited to be on the rope line when Bush took off from Boeing Field in Air Force One when he was up here a few years back. He skipped walking the rope line though, because during his trip from Fort Lewis to Boeing Field, it was announced that a captured American was beheaded. So when he landed in the Marine One he took a beeline to the reporters to make a statement, and then right to the Air Force One steps.
12 posted on 08/17/2010 11:42:12 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Kartographer

outstanding.


13 posted on 08/17/2010 11:42:28 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free ...)
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To: TSgt

Only sunburn and skeeters keeps me from mooning him as he passes over Idaho on his way back.

14 posted on 08/17/2010 11:42:58 AM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: hoagy62

Every little bit helps!

Semper Fidelis

Dick G
**********


15 posted on 08/17/2010 11:44:00 AM PDT by gunnyg (WE ARE BEHIND "ENEMY WITHIN" LINES, SURROUNDED, Our 'Novembers' Are Gone, If Ya Can "grok" that.)
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To: hoagy62

He may not hear a raspberry over engine noise, but he might be able to make out a bird. I’m near Norfolk Va airport, and have seen AF1 come in when “W” came to town. I waved. But when O came to town he landed elsewhere, so I was unable to display my disdain for him.


16 posted on 08/17/2010 11:45:55 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: hoagy62
photo op


17 posted on 08/17/2010 11:46:29 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: TSgt

I had the privilege of seeing George W drive by in his motorcade. He was reading. I had my hand over my heart. It was an emotional moment for me, but that is not unusual.

I was also thinking about the next state of the union address and gleefully imagined that when the liar began his speech, the conservatives would just stand, turn their backs to him, and stay that way through the speech. No emotion, no reactions, just disdain. Especially after the way he was so rude to the SC Justices.


18 posted on 08/17/2010 11:47:53 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: hoagy62

I applaud your rasberry of AF1, and I second the motion!


19 posted on 08/17/2010 11:49:17 AM PDT by chris37
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To: hoagy62

Only time I saw AF One (and it wasn’t official during this particular flight) was when it left Palm Springs with President Ford’s casket.....it was about 10,000 feet overhead.


20 posted on 08/17/2010 11:52:08 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: hoagy62

Was that you?


21 posted on 08/17/2010 11:58:21 AM PDT by Mobties (I yield back the balance of my time)
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To: Vaquero
Someone needs to Photoshop this picture with the Statue of Liberty giving the 'won' the finger, instead of holding up the torch.


22 posted on 08/17/2010 12:02:23 PM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: hoagy62

He’s just down the street from my office, mucking up lunch hour traffic. I hope he doesn’t come any closer, although it would be fun if he stopped by and chatted with the protesters gathered in front of the federal building.

Ah, I can dream.


23 posted on 08/17/2010 12:02:30 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: Vaquero

Ok. I know he wasn’t really on the plane, but it’s the thought that counts..

:)


24 posted on 08/17/2010 12:03:00 PM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: hoagy62

I see that plane land and take off everyday. I should keep track..sometimes it takes off goes in a few circles then lands. My back yard just happens to be Andrews Air Force Base. I should put a go home Kenyan sign on my roof.


25 posted on 08/17/2010 12:08:19 PM PDT by Jessica2677 (S.O.S.)
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To: hoagy62

If there were no kid there, I would have given a salute. The one that can be given with either hand. The one that requires the use of only 1 finger.


26 posted on 08/17/2010 12:11:23 PM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

And THAT is exactly what came to mind when I saw the plane. If my little son is going to learn THAT gesture, it isn’t going to be from me.


27 posted on 08/17/2010 12:15:19 PM PDT by hoagy62 (.)
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To: hoagy62

My husband gave a raspberry to Clinton’s motorcade in DC back in 1995. We saw George W.’s motorcade several times on Andrews AFB. The closest I came was when the motorcade was pulled into Dunkin’ Donuts on base.


28 posted on 08/17/2010 12:29:00 PM PDT by ivoteright (Sooner born, Sooner bred)
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To: hoagy62

Maybe it’s party time at Camp David, saw 3 white top Marine One’s flying over this afternoon. At least we know who’s not there. Happy days are here again!


29 posted on 08/17/2010 12:38:18 PM PDT by conservativesister
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To: huldah1776

“I was also thinking about the next state of the union address and gleefully imagined that when the liar began his speech, the conservatives would just stand, turn their backs to him, and stay that way through the speech. No emotion, no reactions, just disdain. Especially after the way he was so rude to the SC Justices.”

It’s called “shunning” which is what I would do if I ever was confronted with Barry. I think that is exactly what the tea party should have done when Pelosi and crew marched up with gavel to vote on healthcare. The crowd should have turned there back on them, stood at attention and maybe sang Yankee Doodle or some other song meant to be derogatory to the opposition.


30 posted on 08/17/2010 12:39:41 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: ivoteright

I was in Clintons motorcade in ‘93. I had to behave myself though.


31 posted on 08/17/2010 12:40:37 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: hoagy62

You should have dropped trout and mooned him. But we would be reading about you getting arrested on FR and laughing at you. Slow news day here.


32 posted on 08/17/2010 12:42:26 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Roccus
Last time AlGore was running for Prez I was in San Jose, KA during one of his visits. I was in a business park with a road that paralled the freeway and went to several large corporate campuses. As I can out of the business I was at I noticed a motorcade coming down the street on my side. I immediately realized it was AlGore so I marched to the curb and extended my finger of happiness. Got a full shot at him as the limo passed. Immediately two of the motor cops at the rear of the motorcade peeled off and stopped in front of me. At first they were all uppity and asked my why I had flipped the Veep off. I responded “That was Al Gore? Geez I just hate limos and I didn't know it was him.” One of the cops (the older one) said “What would you have done if you had known it was Gore?” I said “ I would of flipped him off with both fingers!” They both laughed and drove off. Good day.
33 posted on 08/17/2010 12:49:30 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: huldah1776
I was also thinking about the next state of the union address and gleefully imagined that when the liar began his speech, the conservatives would just stand, turn their backs to him, and stay that way through the speech. No emotion, no reactions, just disdain. Especially after the way he was so rude to the SC Justices.

Check out my tagline, and you'll imagine what I hope happens to every one of those librats wherever they go, whoever they are.
34 posted on 08/17/2010 12:50:01 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: hoagy62

I give Bubba Clinton the finger soon after his impeachment hung jury result.


35 posted on 08/17/2010 12:51:15 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: mad_as_he$$

Well played!


36 posted on 08/17/2010 12:52:21 PM PDT by Roccus (......and then there were none.)
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To: Jessica2677

You’d be on MSNBC and the rest of the enemedia for weeks afterward if you did that.
Attention like that you do NOT need.


37 posted on 08/17/2010 12:54:42 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: RandallFlagg

Ears covered with hands and instead of “la la la la la”, it’ll be “you lie, you lie, you lie.” Kind of has a ring to it, eh? LOL


38 posted on 08/17/2010 1:06:33 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Owl_Eagle

He should have mooned AF1 and given it the Red Eye!


39 posted on 08/17/2010 7:33:32 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: RandallFlagg

I agree but it would be sooo funny!


40 posted on 08/18/2010 8:30:55 AM PDT by Jessica2677 (S.O.S.)
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To: This I Wonder32460

Shunning is very effective, but the shunners have to be silent. Imagine pelosi and her gang wandering throught the tea party folks only to be met with absolute silence.
obama deserves such treatement. Silence and backs.
As to AF1, I would hate to be a crewman on that aircraft.


41 posted on 08/18/2010 8:38:21 AM PDT by Texas resident (Outlaw fisherman)
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