Skip to comments.Obama reaffirms his patriotism
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.
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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.
Obama wants to make clear that he loves America...unlike his wife and pastor and almost all of his relatives.
Obama can ‘reaffirm’ his patriotism all he wants. He will never convince me he does not hate this country.
Obama loves the USKKK of A.
When exactly did he affirm it, MSM?
He probably put his hand over his heart finally, but to G.. D.. America.
He makes Bill Clinton look like a patriot.
Methinks Hussein doth protest too much.
Go To Hell Barack!
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?
I think that Obama may have hit a good theme here. This kind of talk is what got Reagan elected.
That picture about says it all.
“I love this country...”
Now if we can only change it because it’s so terrible.
that second cartoon is PRICELESS!!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
“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..
“”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.”
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.
He can’t reaffirm something he hasn’t affirmed in the first place.
Yes, he probably recied the “shahada” and finished with “Allahu akbar!”
‘..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???
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.
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).
It’s amazing. I see stupid people everywhere.. Dumbing things down for decades didn’t help..
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.
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.
He’s a stinking lying Muslim Marxist who doesn’t love anybody or anything but himself.
Has been my tagline for monthes.
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,
You are correct, Bill is a better man than Obuma the SSMF’er.
Just The Facts,
“The louder he spoke of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.” (Emerson)
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.
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.
Did he mention which country?
The Sun-Times is Obama’s bitch.