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Obama reaffirms his patriotism
suntimes ^ | 4/7/08 | AP

Posted on 04/07/2008 10:01:43 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey

BUTTE, Mont. -- Barack Obama wants to make something clear: He loves America.

After a series of incidents that prompted questions about his patriotism, the Democratic presidential candidate is peppering speeches with explicit statements on his love of country.

"I love this country not because it's perfect but because we've always been able to move it closer to perfection," he told an audience in North Dakota.

And in Montana: "It's a country where ... I've seen ordinary Americans find justice, where I've seen progress made for working families who need leaders who are willing to stand up and fight for them. That is the country I love."

Obama also stirs crowds into a frenzy of cheering and clapping when he talks about treating military veterans with respect, of giving them the best possible equipment, of providing top-notch health care for the wounded.

"They have earned our respect," the Illinois senator exclaims.

Such patriotic statements could be an effort to reassure voters wondering about whether he truly loves the country.

First came questions about why he doesn't wear a flag lapel pin. Obama said he thinks true patriotism is demonstrated by a person's actions, not his lapel.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2tepid; goddamnamerica; manchuriancandidate; michele; nobama; notpatriotism; obama; tepid; thatsnotpatriotic; wrightwinconspiracy
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If you have to reaffirm it, then you never had it. Sadly this manipulator will say anything to get votes. He has not one single principled stand on any issue.

The hypnoiss he uses is that he makes it appear that he respects your position and sympathizes with your concerns even as he is taking away your freedom.

Very Dangerous.

1 posted on 04/07/2008 10:01:43 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey
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To: Typical_Whitey

Obama wants to make clear that he loves America...unlike his wife and pastor and almost all of his relatives.


2 posted on 04/07/2008 10:02:49 AM PDT by PeterFinn (I am not voting for McCain. No way, no how.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Obama can ‘reaffirm’ his patriotism all he wants. He will never convince me he does not hate this country.


3 posted on 04/07/2008 10:03:55 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Typical_Whitey
The man's a lyin' sack of Marxist... well, you know...


4 posted on 04/07/2008 10:04:14 AM PDT by LIConFem (Thompson. Lifetime ACU Rating: 86 -- Hunter Lifetime ACU Rating: 92 (any combo will do, fellas))
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To: PeterFinn

Obama loves the USKKK of A.


5 posted on 04/07/2008 10:04:37 AM PDT by MtnClimber (Not liking my choices in this election!)
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To: Typical_Whitey

“Reaffirms” ,huh?
When exactly did he affirm it, MSM?


6 posted on 04/07/2008 10:04:49 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (Building Code Under Fire)
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To: Typical_Whitey
Sure, just like he sat in Church for 20 years and didn't hear a thing Wright said... BS

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7 posted on 04/07/2008 10:04:57 AM PDT by geo40xyz (McCain, Obama or Hillarybeast possibility of 4 Supreme Court Justices, Gore @UN. The WINNER is?)
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To: Typical_Whitey

He probably put his hand over his heart finally, but to G.. D.. America.


8 posted on 04/07/2008 10:06:07 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

He makes Bill Clinton look like a patriot.


9 posted on 04/07/2008 10:06:20 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass
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To: Typical_Whitey

Methinks Hussein doth protest too much.


10 posted on 04/07/2008 10:07:29 AM PDT by Argus (Obama: All turban and no goats.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Go To Hell Barack!


11 posted on 04/07/2008 10:07:37 AM PDT by albie
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To: Typical_Whitey

12 posted on 04/07/2008 10:08:32 AM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

There are some questions the msm will never ask him.
Why haven’t you visited the troops in A and Iraq?
Have you ever visited the wounded at Walter Reed?
Have you attended a funeral for a soldier, sailor or marine?
Why not?


13 posted on 04/07/2008 10:08:55 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Typical_Whitey

I think that Obama may have hit a good theme here. This kind of talk is what got Reagan elected.


14 posted on 04/07/2008 10:09:09 AM PDT by expatpat
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To: Always Right

That picture about says it all.


15 posted on 04/07/2008 10:10:05 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Truth : Liberals :: Kryptonite : Superman)
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To: Typical_Whitey

“I love this country...”

Now if we can only change it because it’s so terrible.


16 posted on 04/07/2008 10:10:08 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: geo40xyz

that second cartoon is PRICELESS!!!


17 posted on 04/07/2008 10:10:12 AM PDT by righting-wrongs
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To: Typical_Whitey

Quote of the Week - maybe the Century!

“My friends, we live in the greatest nation in the history of the world. I hope you’ll join with me as we try to change it.”

— Barack Obama

Guess this is flying around the internet today, I got it this morning, haven’t had a chance to check if BHO said this, but it’s pretty funny.


18 posted on 04/07/2008 10:10:38 AM PDT by acw011 (Texan livin Up North.)
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To: geo40xyz

Yep it is the new meme ... blah blah I didn’t know about redzko... blah.. blah.. I didn’t know about Wright... blah blah ..I didn’t know about my wifes anti-Americanism... blah blah... I didn’t know it would be bad for my daughters to go to TUCC.... blah blah... I didn’t know... Its all Bush’s fault... America sucks if I am not the President.... Vote for my or you are a racist, typical white scum bag bigot, Conservative.


19 posted on 04/07/2008 10:11:00 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey ( Obama will keep Black Americans on the Democrats Economic Plantation.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

I love this country not because it’s perfect but because we’ve always been able to move it closer to perfection. When I am elected I will make it finally prefect by installing sharia law and invalidating the Constitution.


20 posted on 04/07/2008 10:11:49 AM PDT by Robert DeLong
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To: Typical_Whitey
"I love this country not because it's perfect but because we've always been able to move it closer to perfection,"

We could be headed closer to perfection if we could get rid of the RATS & people like Obama who want to tear this country down & turn it into the socialist utopia they want it to be.

21 posted on 04/07/2008 10:12:48 AM PDT by LADY J
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To: Typical_Whitey

He loves his country but where does he say he’s a patriot? Of course he loves his country because he knows he would have not gotten this far in any other country...but calling him a patriot?....No way!


22 posted on 04/07/2008 10:13:27 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Typical_Whitey

“It’s a country where ... I’ve seen ordinary Americans find justice, (OJ SIMPSON)

where I’ve seen progress made for working families who need leaders who are willing to stand up and fight for them (JESSE JACKSON)

“They have earned our respect,” (NOW PUT DOWN YOUR WEAPONS AND GO HOME)

Yea, sure... ok..


23 posted on 04/07/2008 10:14:27 AM PDT by VastRWCon (loss is a matter of degree vote McCain)
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To: Typical_Whitey

“”I love this country not because it’s perfect but because we’ve always been able to move it closer to perfection,” he told an audience in North Dakota.”

Gotta love those progressives.

Always “progressing” towards “perfection.”


24 posted on 04/07/2008 10:14:57 AM PDT by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your tax dollars)
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To: Typical_Whitey

25 posted on 04/07/2008 10:15:51 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (feh)
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To: Typical_Whitey
"I love this country not because it's perfect but because we've always been able to move it closer to perfection,"

How about a more definitive "I love this country, which, despite the fact there is room for improvement, IS THE GREATEST COUNTRY ON EARTH AND HAS BEEN FOR 100 YEARS.

26 posted on 04/07/2008 10:16:34 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great...(until it happens to YOU).)
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To: Typical_Whitey

He can’t reaffirm something he hasn’t affirmed in the first place.


27 posted on 04/07/2008 10:16:55 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Typical_Whitey

Yes, he probably recied the “shahada” and finished with “Allahu akbar!”


28 posted on 04/07/2008 10:17:13 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Typical_Whitey

‘..Obama said he thinks true patriotism is demonstrated by a person’s actions,...’

hmm, ACTIONS like attending a Church, for 20 yrs, where the Pastor says ‘God Damn America’ or where a divisive philosophy is promoted?

I agree....very dangerous. Why aren’t more Americans attuned to this???


29 posted on 04/07/2008 10:17:13 AM PDT by 4integrity
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To: geo40xyz

Is there any evidence in any of Wright’s “sermons” that he actually said “Kill Whitey!”? I have heard excepts of his hate speech where he shows he truly despises whites but not those direct words. If the cartoon is indeed true, bad for Obama but if Wright never said those words, the power of the cartoon is greatly diminished, unfortunately.


30 posted on 04/07/2008 10:17:24 AM PDT by CedarDave (John, When will you respect conservatives the way you do fellow senators Barack, Hillary and JohnK?)
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To: Typical_Whitey
Obama reaffirms his patriotism....?????....To Whom.
31 posted on 04/07/2008 10:18:19 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (just b/c your paranoid, doesn't mean "they" aren't out to get you...our hopes were dashed by CINOs :)
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To: Typical_Whitey

We could move “closer to perfection” if we could deport and/or exile at least 10 million Demagogues right away.

The Ancient Greeks had a very good idea (even if they didn’t always use it wisely), to be able to exile people harmful to the state. They should have left Socrates alone, but if they’d had lying huckster charlatans like Obambi and Shrillary it would have been a very good idea to send them into exile for 10 years (or more).


32 posted on 04/07/2008 10:18:19 AM PDT by Enchante (Hillary: I brought peace to Northern Ireland, I dodged sniper bullets in Bosnia....... HUH???)
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To: 4integrity

It’s amazing. I see stupid people everywhere.. Dumbing things down for decades didn’t help..


33 posted on 04/07/2008 10:19:20 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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34 posted on 04/07/2008 10:21:58 AM PDT by WakeUpAndVote (Typical white man.)
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To: 4integrity
How about this?

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35 posted on 04/07/2008 10:23:25 AM PDT by geo40xyz (McCain, Obama or Hillarybeast possibility of 4 Supreme Court Justices, Gore @UN. The WINNER is?)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Obama’s Pledge: I refuse to pledge allegiances to any flag of any God damn country of KKK America populated with typical racist white guys. And to the socialist welfare programs from which I intend to create, one nation under the godless UN, with taxes for the rich and justice for us blacks and half-blacks.


36 posted on 04/07/2008 10:25:00 AM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: Typical_Whitey

I agree with your assessment.

He has been exposed as the stinkin’ commie, rehashed-campaign-speech-speakin’, baby-terminator, buddy-buddy-with NOI rat that he is.

And his enabler Oprah is busy with a fruity religion she’s pushing all over TV.

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Barack Obama: There Will Be Bamboozling

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuB_W8o_UsU


37 posted on 04/07/2008 10:25:01 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 1 John 4:15, John 11:25, John 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13)
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To: Typical_Whitey
It's just his friends that hate America





38 posted on 04/07/2008 10:26:15 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (All things shall be well; You shall see for yourself that all manner of things shall be well)
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To: Typical_Whitey

I can only agree, he IS dangerous. I can’t imagine our country under this angry but very charismatic mulatto. It’s scary to me.


39 posted on 04/07/2008 10:28:28 AM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: Typical_Whitey
If I wanted to change everything about my wife, that prolly means I don't love her.
40 posted on 04/07/2008 10:30:30 AM PDT by ryan71
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To: Typical_Whitey

He’s a stinking lying Muslim Marxist who doesn’t love anybody or anything but himself.


41 posted on 04/07/2008 10:32:20 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Typical_Whitey
Is he al-taquiya or is he murtadd? Only his iman knows for sure.

Has been my tagline for monthes.

42 posted on 04/07/2008 10:33:58 AM PDT by fella (Is he al-taquiya or is he murtadd? Only his iman knows for sure.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Excellent Point there Typical_Whitey. Obuma has no love or allegiance to America. Here is a Long Legged Mack Daddy pimping blacks and whites for his BLT Agenda.

My question to him is why he never served in the military, if he is so patriotic. My feelings are he did not wish to serve in the “White Mans Army” because of his true muslim beliefs.

Obuma is nothing more than a “Candy Ass” old school for sissy trying to fool people to vote him in office, so he can have a Zimbawe type movement here in America.

Any person who would vote for that POS is either a mad man or woman or a complete fool.

Obuma is a divider not a uniter and a perfect example is his church, Rev, congregants, family and ideaology.

Obuam will never respect America, our laws, the constitution and our GOD.

The Bum needs to resign his seat from the senate and drop out of the POTUS race. His conduct, integrity, associations and patriotism are examples of why he is unfit for any public office or position of trust in America.

Obuma, just another name for a “Jive assed fool.”

For God and Country,
NSNR


43 posted on 04/07/2008 10:43:35 AM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat (Xin Loi My Boy!!!!)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

You are correct, Bill is a better man than Obuma the SSMF’er.
Just The Facts,
NSNR


44 posted on 04/07/2008 10:45:23 AM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat (Xin Loi My Boy!!!!)
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To: Typical_Whitey

“The louder he spoke of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.” (Emerson)


45 posted on 04/07/2008 10:46:45 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: No Surrender No Retreat

Obama is a wuss its only a matter of time before we see him grabbing a woman or a baby to protect himself if threatened.


46 posted on 04/07/2008 11:05:50 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey ( Obama will keep Black Americans on the Democrats Economic Plantation.)
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To: Always Right

I wonder why that picture, which is itself SO DAMNING has not been plastered all over everywhere-—whatever the ‘interpretation’ he could come up with, none of it would be good. WHat? “I just don’t believe in the hand on the heart thing”, (like the flag lapel pin controversy), or “I was thinking of something else”/ OR “ I didn’t know that at those moments and in those ceremonies
you were supposed to do that”.
ALL OF THEM MAKE HIM LOOK LIKE AN IDIOT>\
THE FIRST ONE MAKES HIM LOOK LIKE A TRAITOR-in-TRAINING.


47 posted on 04/07/2008 11:06:52 AM PDT by supremedoctrine ("Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length" Robert Frost)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Did he mention which country?


48 posted on 04/07/2008 11:08:04 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_____________________Profile updated Saturday, March 29, 2008)
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To: SunkenCiv; Grampa Dave; BIGLOOK; LucyT

49 posted on 04/07/2008 11:20:04 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Typical_Whitey

The Sun-Times is Obama’s bitch.


50 posted on 04/07/2008 11:31:23 AM PDT by steve8714 (I can't believe I rooted for KU- but only against Roy Williams.)
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