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Forkless Friday at Obama event (Secret Service confiscates forks at Latino event!)
The Politico ^ | June 22, 2012 | Josh Gerstein and Reid J. Epstein

Posted on 06/22/2012 2:43:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. --Does a fork or dinner knife pose an unacceptable danger to President Barack Obama?

One wouldn’t think so, given the hundreds of lunches and dinners he’s attended ranging from state dinners to political fundraisers to run-of-the-mill stops on the rubber-chicken circuit.

However, at one such lunch Friday afternoon, guests heard an unusual announcement that they needed to hand over their silverware for security reasons.

“It’s very important that you use your utensils as soon as possible,” National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials board member Raquel Regalado told about 1000 delegates at the group’s annual conference.

Regalado hurried the diners to finish up their salads and pre-cut chicken breasts, saying that the Secret Service required that there be no knives at the tables and that the forks be rounded up before Obama entered the room.

“As you know, we’re having another speaker and there is some Secret Service involved. So there’s a reason why there’s no knives at your table and the forks will be collected…..And I’m not joking,” Regalado told the audience in a ballroom at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World. “So, like the good Hispanic mother I’m here to tell you to please, eat your lunch.”

A Secret Service spokesman confirmed that the agency made the request, but said such requirements are common at large events where the president speaks at about the same time people are dining....

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Florida; Campaign News; Issues
KEYWORDS: event; fork; forkless; forklessfriday; forks; forkyou; friday; gayassinchief; hispanics; latinos; muslimterrorist; obama; racism; skinnygayass; ultimatefraud; zero
PRICELESS!!!
1 posted on 06/22/2012 2:43:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OBAMA DOESN’T TRUST LATINOS!!! RACISM!!!! RACISM!!!!!


2 posted on 06/22/2012 2:47:09 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One commenter at the link says....

“Stick a fork in him, he’s done!”.


3 posted on 06/22/2012 2:47:16 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WOW, JUST WOW, if bush did this we wouldn;t hear an end to it,....


4 posted on 06/22/2012 2:50:49 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Don't know where these "latinos" learned about "respect" (being one myself, officially) but if I find myself at a similar "dinner" with a classless host, I would walk out...

Immediately!!
Without apologies, or even explanation

Don't these idiots know they are being treated as "tolerated" inferiors?

Good grief!!

5 posted on 06/22/2012 2:51:02 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

” - - - such requirements are common at large events where the president speaks at about the same time people are dining - - - “

Is this SS code for “with Obama in Office, we will all be eating from hand to mouth?”


6 posted on 06/22/2012 2:51:02 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It may be true but the dialog sounds like satire.


7 posted on 06/22/2012 2:51:30 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Racist! Mexico isn’t real happy with Obamy for Fast and Furious. He might just tick all the ‘hispanics’ off before he’s done.


8 posted on 06/22/2012 2:52:38 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

9 posted on 06/22/2012 2:55:02 PM PDT by traumer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cue “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath!


10 posted on 06/22/2012 2:55:02 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did this ever happen during the Bush Years, either one? or even the Clintoon Years? I dare say, “NOT!”
WTFIGO? Is this the New Dictator? the new Stalin? the new Chairman Mao?, no, the dirt ball couldn’t shine their shoes, but he can expect to be the new Hugo Chavez, the Mentor of his “DREAMS” Fictional bullshit book, Mr. William Ayers, self confessed Pentagon Bomber and Terrorist Extrodinaire! When are Americans going to rise up and throw this fraud out on his skinny gay ass???


11 posted on 06/22/2012 2:55:27 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In only 44 Presidents we've gone from a man who led an Army in the field against the world's most powerful military, to a guy who's afraid to be in the same room with people with silverware.
12 posted on 06/22/2012 2:56:18 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

13 posted on 06/22/2012 2:57:04 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
“Stick a fork in him, he’s done!”

I've been hoping to live long enough to say the equivalent about 0bama's dear friend, Bernardine Dohrn.

14 posted on 06/22/2012 2:57:31 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Spork Prez

15 posted on 06/22/2012 2:57:40 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: True Republican Patriot

He associates with murderous scum. The left tend to project their worst drives and behaviors on others.


16 posted on 06/22/2012 2:57:49 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fork you, Obama


17 posted on 06/22/2012 2:58:41 PM PDT by jrg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

"...my guess is he had a premonition about forks, just like the coconuts....by the time he gets up to the G's..H's..I's...and J K's....he'll be fun to watch"

18 posted on 06/22/2012 2:58:51 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He wants their vote but doesn’t trust them enough to have dinner with them. You said it...Priceless!


19 posted on 06/22/2012 3:00:05 PM PDT by rightly_dividing (We are Scott Walker.)
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To: True Republican Patriot
Did this ever happen during the Bush Years, either one? or even the Clintoon Years? I dare say, “NOT!”

20 years ago, I attended a Pavarotti concert ... in DC. There was a slightly higher than I expected security presence, but they weren't searching people or doing anything I thought was onerous. I had a knife in my pocket (as always), a fact of which officialdom was completely unaware and unconcerned. I cannot have been the only person so equipped.

Turns out GHW Bush and the Prime Minister of Japan were both in attendance.

0bama's paranoid arrogance is astonishing.

20 posted on 06/22/2012 3:03:39 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder how many of these Hispanics actually realize the incredible disrespect shown them?


21 posted on 06/22/2012 3:03:52 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Hunton Peck

chain the witch to Jane Fonda first, it’d be a twofer. :)


22 posted on 06/22/2012 3:10:40 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: ArrogantBustard
0bama's paranoid arrogance is astonishing.

The truly frightening part is this : in his mind, and the mind of his army of flying monkeys, the requirement was both reasonable and justified.

He must assume that most of us know more about his hidden agendas than we actually do!

Think about it.

23 posted on 06/22/2012 3:15:47 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Does a fork or dinner knife pose an unacceptable danger to President Barack Obama?

In the hands of the right person, yes

24 posted on 06/22/2012 3:21:02 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: smoothsailing

I’m so stealing that.


25 posted on 06/22/2012 3:21:48 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: publius911
Think about it.

OK ... So what is there that we don't know, but that Bam-Bam thinks we might know ... or is afraid we might know ...

Is there something even worse than his complete hiding of his past? Worse than his past claims to be Kenyan? His association with communist terrorists? Larry Sinclair? Choom Gang? Worse than "Fast and Furious"? Worse than 0bamacare?

26 posted on 06/22/2012 3:33:30 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, my, I didn’t know spoons, forks, and case knives were weapons. I went to visit a friend in the Texas hill country over the weekend. How do I know she wasn’t going to kill me with a spoon? I survived with my life even though we used knives, forks, spoons.

Beware of these weapons in your houseand watch for anyone coming in the door with a plastic spoon - don’t be a statistic! Maybe put a sign on your front door - DANGEROUS SPOONS, FORKS, CASE KNIFES, METAL OR PLASTIC, MUST BE LEFT OUTSIDE! THIS MEANS YOU!


27 posted on 06/22/2012 3:35:02 PM PDT by Marcella (God wouldn't vote for Romney so I won't, either.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I can understand the SS wanted the knives used to be collected before our king enters the room...

Seriously how much damage can a fork do to a person...even if they got close enough to lunge at the dork...

I can only imagine how much the threat level has gone up with the antics of this asshat president...but forks...come on..


28 posted on 06/22/2012 3:39:56 PM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus...)
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To: SandyInSeattle

:o)


29 posted on 06/22/2012 3:49:38 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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How could they have confiscated forks and there not be a word about drinking straws? What if someone blew a pea from the salad through a straw aimed at the President and it killed or maimed him?
“Cowards die many times, heroes die but once..” - or something like that.


30 posted on 06/22/2012 3:55:03 PM PDT by Coyote Choir
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Maybe they were serving hot dogs.
31 posted on 06/22/2012 3:59:17 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Wonder if they asked themselves:

"Were the forks and knives taken away from the Hollywood elite at their $30,000 meals?"

32 posted on 06/22/2012 3:59:44 PM PDT by jmax (Be warned....I'm armed. Round is chambered, full magazine is inserted, safety is off.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Guess he oughta stick to fried chicken and watermelon.

What??

33 posted on 06/22/2012 4:02:53 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: 4Liberty
Or tacos.
34 posted on 06/22/2012 4:03:08 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did they drink from paper cups? Obviously no one thought that a glass, coffee cup or bottle of taco sauce could be broken and used like a straight razor? DUH !!


35 posted on 06/22/2012 4:05:41 PM PDT by jmax (Be warned....I'm armed. Round is chambered, full magazine is inserted, safety is off.)
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To: jmax

That one question, driven hard, could end this. There it is...not only racist overtones but class warfare.

Obama rode the OWS crap and here he is not only kissing their tail, but showing them blatant preference over security? I hope the Superpacs are paying attention.


36 posted on 06/22/2012 4:09:22 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Joe 6-pack

Wow, well said.


37 posted on 06/22/2012 4:09:31 PM PDT by j_tull (Massachusetts once lead the American Revolution. Under Mitt Romney, it lead the demise.)
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To: Doogle

about the coconuts...

that time he was in Hawaii didnt they have to strip the trees of cocnutgs along the route he took..

or am I wrong ???

something like that ...


38 posted on 06/22/2012 4:10:47 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Popman
I swear, this is a true story:

Some years ago, my husband and I were having lunch at a Pizza Hut. Midway through our meal, some guy comes rushing in the door, obviously upset and angry, yelling and making a scene towards the cashier and cooks behind the counter. The restaurant was semi-full, and as you can imagine, everyone had stopped eating and talking to watch what was clearly a tense (and possibly dangerous) situation.

After a minute or so of yelling and cursing, the "intruder" rushes behind the counter and grabs a utensil out of a canister sitting near the pick-up station. There's an audible gasp from everyone in the restaurant! Oh my gosh... what's he gonna do?!? Then, from the cashier's stand comes a sarcastic voice: "Dude... it's a spatula!"

Moments later, the angry guy exits the restaurant. Needless to say, hubby and I have not returned.

39 posted on 06/22/2012 4:11:50 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: Tennessee Nana

trip to India


40 posted on 06/22/2012 4:16:41 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Joe 6-pack

Sad doesn’t quite cover it. Washington must be spinning.


41 posted on 06/22/2012 4:20:09 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Tennessee Nana

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/barackobama/8109295/Coconuts-removed-from-trees-in-preparation-for-Barack-Obamas-India-trip.html


42 posted on 06/22/2012 4:20:56 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Diddle Diddle,
The Cat and the fiddle,
The Coward jumped over the moon,
The little Dog laughed to see such fun,
And the Dish ran away with the SSpoon!


43 posted on 06/22/2012 5:06:35 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (???`?? Who knew?)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Is there something even worse than his complete hiding of his past? Worse than his past claims to be Kenyan? His association with communist terrorists? Larry Sinclair? Choom Gang? Worse than "Fast and Furious"? Worse than 0bamacare?

All of the above has been laying the groundwork for the REAL change.

If you believe it can't get any worse, that is truly scary.
The Great Uniter is continuing to stonewall the Congress, the Supreme Court and the American people and getting away with it!

44 posted on 06/22/2012 5:26:07 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911
All of the above has been laying the groundwork for the REAL change.

OK ... so what do you think the "REAL change" is supposed to be?

45 posted on 06/22/2012 5:29:07 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

yeah , but they were all white latinos.


46 posted on 06/22/2012 6:08:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I trust Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney, Cain, Perry, Bachman : I trust their judgment on their 2012 pick.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; ntnychik; potlatch; dixiechick2000; onyx; bitt

FORK YOU BARRY OBOZO

47 posted on 06/22/2012 6:26:38 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Next event, they’ll just serve “disciplinary loaf.”


48 posted on 06/22/2012 9:32:05 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: True Republican Patriot
WTFIGO? Is this the New Dictator? the new Stalin? the new Chairman Mao?

Dictator's do not trust anyone with even the most basic implements. They are constantly paranoid and do everything in their power to control their environment. Obama is starting to show his colors. He KNOWS the jig is up.

Let this serve as a warning, folks. When someone with narcissistic personality disorder starts to become paranoid, you run the risk of violence. Obama is going to start getting violent. He's going to start casting aspersions at large groups of people in the country, labeling them as dangerous "fringe groups."

I predict another Waco or Ruby Ridge. He's becoming very unstable, and it should be a concern for Americans.

49 posted on 06/23/2012 9:21:25 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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