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Obama Hits Back at Bush for ‘Appeasement’ Remarks (Update McCain responds and punks Obama)
Fox News ^ | 05-16-08 | John McCain

Posted on 05/16/2008 12:14:59 PM PDT by jrooney

McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds fired back that Obama’s retort was a “hysterical diatribe in response to a speech in which his name wasn’t even mentioned.”

(Excerpt) Read more at elections.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: appeasement; israel; knesset; mccain; obama; presbushknesset08; presidentbush
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1 posted on 05/16/2008 12:14:59 PM PDT by jrooney
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To: jrooney

Oh YEAH?? how DARE he call me “FAT” ?!! I oughta...

...oh, wait.

Nevermind.


2 posted on 05/16/2008 12:17:57 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: jrooney

Well-played, Senator McCain.

Just convince me that the gobaloney warming nonsense is just campaign bamboozlement of frailminded “moderates”, and I might be willing to get back on board.


3 posted on 05/16/2008 12:18:53 PM PDT by A Balrog of Morgoth (QMC(SW) USN........ CG21 DD988 FFG34 PC6 ARS53)
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To: jrooney

Mike Huckabee on Fox & Friends this morning was making the point that the Democrats should have pretended that Bush’s remarks didn’t have anything to do with them. He said that if you throw a rock over the fence, it’s the dog that gets hit that lets out a howl.


4 posted on 05/16/2008 12:21:30 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: jrooney

McCain’s remark is blatantly racist...(or so we will hear on the evening news).


5 posted on 05/16/2008 12:22:30 PM PDT by tips up
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To: jrooney

LOL. Thats a priceless response.


6 posted on 05/16/2008 12:23:14 PM PDT by contemplator (Capitalism gets no Rock Concerts)
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To: jrooney

All you Jewish democrats out there ought to be wary of electing a self-professed appeaser to the White House. Never forget what that meant to Jews across Europe when appeasers governed democracies. What will it mean to Jews in Israel today?


7 posted on 05/16/2008 12:23:33 PM PDT by henkster (Obama '08: A 3rd world state, here & now!)
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To: jrooney
This guy is an absolute idiot, or an absolute quisling. My vote is on the latter.

There are 50 million people in Iraq and Afghanistan who differ with Obama...they are free to do so nowq because of Bush.

There has not been a major terror attack on our soil since 911, because of Bush and taking the fight to the enemy on their turf.

...and in the process, Iran, who is the chief sponsor of terror, is surrounded by our forces now, who are ready to attack should we need to.

Obama would have the world still living with Saddam Hussein, and an inabaility for us to respond to either him or Iran...and he calls that world safer.

I pray the American people will have the wisdom to see the difference.


BARACK HUSSEIN CHAMBERLAIN

8 posted on 05/16/2008 12:23:34 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: jrooney

“Appeaser?!!! Hey, he’s talking about ME! Hey, ME! OVER HERE, he’s talking about ME!!!”


9 posted on 05/16/2008 12:24:40 PM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: Jeff Head
Awesome photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Very true to life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10 posted on 05/16/2008 12:24:54 PM PDT by Prole (Pray for the families of Chris and Channon.)
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To: jrooney

The rats outsmarted again by the dumbest man to ever be a US president.


11 posted on 05/16/2008 12:26:02 PM PDT by telebob
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To: Prole

This guy as president has the very real possibility to be the worst disaster in the history of this nation.


12 posted on 05/16/2008 12:26:52 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: telebob

love the response....me thinks Bush and McCain may have had shared a cigar recently.


13 posted on 05/16/2008 12:27:45 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: A Balrog of Morgoth
VOTE OBAMA IN 08' OR DIE You Infidels!
14 posted on 05/16/2008 12:28:08 PM PDT by Holicheese (Hillary deserves the CMoH for her time in Tuzla!)
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To: jrooney

The problem is that the average Joe voter cannot define appeasement much less care about who calls who one. This little quip is lost on most voters. Hussein needs to be attacked on his liberal domestic issues and lack of experience and character.


15 posted on 05/16/2008 12:28:48 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: jrooney
I would like to hear McCain say that.

Tucker had best watch it before John tosses him out...

16 posted on 05/16/2008 12:29:11 PM PDT by bill1952 (I will vote for McCain if he resigns his Senate seat before this election.)
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To: jrooney
...Obama’s retort was a “hysterical diatribe in response to a speech in which his name wasn’t even mentioned.”

DOWN GOES OBAMA! DOWN GOES OBAMA!

17 posted on 05/16/2008 12:30:03 PM PDT by McGruff
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To: jrooney

Hey Barrack Hussein Obama: Shakespeare...”Me thinks thoust doth protest too much”! If the shoe fits, and it obviously does, wear it.


18 posted on 05/16/2008 12:30:24 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Kill 'em til they're dead, then kill 'em again!)
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To: Jeff Head

I agree , he can do much more harm then then the current holder of the worst president in history , Jimma Carrta and in a lot less time .


19 posted on 05/16/2008 12:30:51 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 (LIBERALISM ,,, the greatest threat to AMERICA ,,, not terrorism .)
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To: henkster
I was running an errand in my little town and was cut off by a little Honda. I looked at the bumper sticker and behold an Obama 08 written in HEBREW! YIKES the jews that vote for their own suicide. Unbelievable.
20 posted on 05/16/2008 12:31:40 PM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: jrooney

This is SOOOOO GOOD for McCain after the global warming disaster.


21 posted on 05/16/2008 12:31:41 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: tips up

“hysterical” is sexist ... and as used in in this case accurate and hilarious.

from L. hystericus “of the womb,” from Gk. hysterikos “of the womb, suffering in the womb,” from hystera “womb” (see uterus). Originally defined as a neurotic condition peculiar to women and thought to be caused by a dysfunction of the uterus. Hysterics is 1727; hysteria, abstract noun, formed 1801. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=hysterical


22 posted on 05/16/2008 12:32:23 PM PDT by EDINVA (Proud American for 23,062 days.... and counting!)
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To: jrooney
"McCain spokesman Tucker Bounds fired back that Obama’s retort was a “hysterical diatribe in response to a speech in which his name wasn’t even mentioned.”"

LOL! This statement offers some hope that McCain will not be a doormat for the Demagogues despite his usual preference for civility -- this should be one of the main talking points of every R. over this issue of Obama and Bush's speech -- the Demagogues are in hysteria when President Bush did not even mention any of them. If anything the statement might have been directed most at Jimmy Carter, but since Obama is in effect running for "Jimmy Carter's 2nd Term" it's not surprising that Obama took such offense.
23 posted on 05/16/2008 12:32:43 PM PDT by Enchante (Obama: My 1930s Appeasement Policy Goes Well With My 1960s Socialist Policies!)
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To: A Balrog of Morgoth
Hussein is showing signs of serious mental stress. This rant has an agitated, paranoid flavor. If he is coming unwrapped over this, then he is not fit to deal with the demands of national office. BoyOBoyObama is clearly not ready for prime time.
24 posted on 05/16/2008 12:33:40 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Retired Greyhound

McCain should never have said anything about the global warming disaster. But even if he does travel down that road, his take on global warming is still better than either of his rivals.


25 posted on 05/16/2008 12:35:43 PM PDT by twigs
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To: MrB

LOL

Good one.


26 posted on 05/16/2008 12:38:27 PM PDT by fire and forget
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To: jrooney

Weeell, maybe our Bulldog does have some teeth.


27 posted on 05/16/2008 12:39:54 PM PDT by McKayopectate
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To: jrooney
I'm sorry I'm just laughing my $ss off...PUNKED...this is too funny! McPycho better take this wonder gift and run with it!!
28 posted on 05/16/2008 12:41:14 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: Verginius Rufus

“Mike Huckabee on Fox & Friends this morning was making the point that the Democrats should have pretended that Bush’s remarks didn’t have anything to do with them.”

Exactly right. It was like Goldwater’s reaction to the daisy ad of 1964. Analysts later said it would have been better for Goldwater not to consider the ad an attack on him but rather to have said something like I join Mr Johnson in working to avoid the possibility of nuclear war.


29 posted on 05/16/2008 12:43:05 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: jrooney

Democrats: The Party of Sissies.


30 posted on 05/16/2008 12:46:12 PM PDT by DGHoodini ("I never did believe you much, anyway...")
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To: Jeff Head

Palestinians in Gaza Are Phonebanking for Barack Obama

Phil Klein calls our attention to an al-Jazeera news report that sounds like a parody, but is genuine: A report on Palestinians in Gaza who are phonebanking in support of Barack Obama’s campaign.

I transcribed the most jaw-dropping parts:

REPORTER: It may be hard to believe, but working in this tiny Internet cafe in Gaza City may just be one of Barack Obama’s biggest fans.

Before every U.S. primary, 23-year-old Ibrahim Abu Jayyab gathers 17 of his friends to try and rally support for Obama’s campaign in the U.S.

So why does a young Palestinian living in Gaza spend so much of his time and money on an election thousands of miles away?

ABU JAYYAB: [translated] It all started at the time of the U.S. primaries. After studying Obama’s electoral campaign manifesto, I thought, ‘this is a man that is capable of change inside America.’ As for potential change in the Middle East, he can also do that. I think he can bring peace to the area, or at least this is what we hope.

REPORTER: And the game plan? Ibrahim and his friends call random numbers in the U.S. before every primary to deliver one simple message:

ABU JAYYAB: [in English] Elect Senator Obama. I will change. I will achieve... the justice in the Middle East.
The rest of the report is about Bush failing to achieve peace in the Middle East, the U.S. “unwillingness to apply pressure on Israel over illegal settlements,” a professor who says his students are following the election but

A potttery maker says, “unless you support Israel, you won’t get in the White House.”

The report concludes by showing graffiti in Gaza depicting a monstrous Bush, lips dripping with blood, clutching the world and drinking blood through a straw from a pile of skulls. The caption is, “Good bye Mr. Bush, we wont’ miss you.”

The reporter’s voice over of the graffiti: “There does to be one thing people here agree on.”

05/13 02:54 PM

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31 posted on 05/16/2008 12:47:33 PM PDT by roses of sharon ( (Who will be McCain's maverick?))
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32 posted on 05/16/2008 12:52:53 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Jeff Head

Fantastic edit. I can’t wait to send it to my lib son who voted for the empty suit.


33 posted on 05/16/2008 12:54:11 PM PDT by mortal19440
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To: lionheart 247365

From the article:

“That’s the Bush-McCain record on protecting this country. Those are the failed policies that John McCain wants to double down on, because he still hasn’t spelled out one substantial way he’d be different from George Bush when it comes to foreign policy.”

REALLY,Barry Hussein? If so, please enlighten us on how many attacks on U.S. soil have happened since 9/11. What an idiot. Unfit to hold ANY office.


34 posted on 05/16/2008 12:55:58 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: jrooney
PWN3D!!!
35 posted on 05/16/2008 12:56:13 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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To: Resolute Conservative

The average Joe voter doesn’t know what an appeaser is because our public education system sucks.

This being an erudite crowd, I’m sure you all remember the Monty Python skit “The Funniest Joke in the World” where the comedian wrote a joke so funny it was lethal. The Brits translated it into German and unleashed “joke warfare” on the Germans. The FUNNIEST part of the skit was the quip that the new joke was “20 times deadlier that Britain’s pre-war joke.” Cut to clip of Chamberlain waiving his scrap of paper around. Now, THAT was hilarious! I got it. Today, how many high school seniors would?


36 posted on 05/16/2008 12:56:27 PM PDT by henkster (Obama '08: A 3rd world state, here & now!)
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To: A Balrog of Morgoth

This will keep happening again and again throughout the campaign season if Fauxbama does get the D nomination. He’s beyond a beneath bush league shrub who is completely in over his head.

McCain will be making him look like the childish schoolboy he is repeatatively.

I for one can’t wait for the debates, if you thought Cheney b$tchsl@pped Breck Girl, just wait until McCain gets a hold of Fauxbama.

Fauxbama has absolutely ZERO chance of winning a national general election... and if he’s the nominee, I think he’ll be lucky if he even gets 40% of the popular vote.


37 posted on 05/16/2008 12:57:32 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Resolute Conservative

Appeasement, literally: calming, reconciling, acquiring peace by way of concessions or gifts (the verb ‘to pay’ also goes back to the Latin ‘pax’ = peace). Most commonly, appeasement is used for the policy of accepting the imposed conditions of an aggressor in lieu of armed resistance, usually at the sacrifice of principles. Usually it means giving in to demands of an aggressor in order to avoid war

Appeasment... them’s fightin words


38 posted on 05/16/2008 12:57:40 PM PDT by cwamember
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To: jrooney
Obama should stick to subjects he's clearly forthcoming on, like gay marriage, and stop being sooooooo sensitive on the possible inference that he was the appeaser Bush was warning against.
39 posted on 05/16/2008 12:58:32 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (If you liked Carter and you like Kennedy, you'll love Obama.)
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To: mortal19440
Thanks. Point him to all of the following web sites:

AUDACITY OF TRUTH-BARACK OBAMA

AUDACITY OF TRUTH-OBAMA'S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

AUDACITY OF TRUTH-BLACK LIBERATION THEOLOGY

AUDACITY OF TRUTH-BARACK CHAMBERLAIN

40 posted on 05/16/2008 12:59:39 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: jrooney

Muslims certainly take offense over the most innocent slight. Thank God Bush didn’t use any cartoons to illustrate his speech.


41 posted on 05/16/2008 1:05:29 PM PDT by anoldafvet (To liberals, building a wall across the Mexican border is a violation of the Voting Rights Act.)
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To: jrooney

Not only has Obama revealed himself as an appeaser he has clearly demonstrated his total inability to win an argument with his adversaries in this exercise.

What a LOSER!


42 posted on 05/16/2008 1:07:54 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: jrooney

Is this Obama-lama-ding-dong’s “Jump The Shark” moment?


43 posted on 05/16/2008 1:21:59 PM PDT by mkjessup
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To: henkster
All you Jewish democrats out there ought to be wary of electing a self-professed appeaser to the White House.

Voting Democrat is a profession of faith.

44 posted on 05/16/2008 1:51:59 PM PDT by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: jrooney
If you read the article, Obama tried changing the subject by ticking off all kinds of things Bush supposedly did wrong, none having to do with the issue of appeasing terrorists.

I think Obama made a major league horse's ass of himself on this one.

45 posted on 05/16/2008 1:53:48 PM PDT by Williams
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To: jrooney

Keep baiting that Jimmy Carter clone.


46 posted on 05/16/2008 2:08:47 PM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right.)
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To: jrooney
Vote Bolton for President!

“I think that the president hit the nail on the head yesterday in Jerusalem. And today, the nails started to complain,” said former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton.

47 posted on 05/16/2008 2:12:51 PM PDT by avacado
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To: Holicheese

Infidel. It’s a great cell phone ring tone. I have it on my phone and I still laugh at it when it rings.

Some sources might spell it Infedel.


48 posted on 05/16/2008 2:15:17 PM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: jrooney
OBama needs to be asked in public if he is repudiating his words that say when he is president he will talk to the current enemies of the US without preconditions. And also why did he think Pres Bush was targeting him specifically in his Israel speech. Republicans should not let this drop and should not let the other RATS off the hook either since they have decided to make a big deal about it. Actually, I believe the RATS see this as an opportunity to get their base fired up over a perceived slur as they know most will not listen beyond what OBama says to hear the truth. At least we see McCain fighting back this time.
49 posted on 05/16/2008 2:16:30 PM PDT by mountainfolk ( God bless President George Bush)
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To: McKayopectate
Weeell, maybe our Bulldog does have some teeth.

He has said all along that he would let hitlery and obamama fight each other and keep out of their way - and then engage the one left standing =

I think that's a good strategy...

50 posted on 05/16/2008 3:04:14 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Typical Gun-Toting, Jesus-Loving Gramma)
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