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Obama Thinks America Invented The Automobile
Jalopnik ^ | 2/25/2009 | Ray Wert

Posted on 02/25/2009 1:04:35 PM PST by mojito

In tonight's mini-State of the Union, President Obama said the "nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it." One problem. We didn't. That would be Karl Benz, in Mannheim, Germany. Just sayin'...


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abovemypaygrade; automakers; automobiles; bho44; detroit; gaffe; gaffemachine; karlbenz; macacamoment; obama; obamagaffes; obamican; revisionisthistory
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What a stooooooopid chimpy McHitler.

Oh sorry. I forgot myself. Only Bush was stoopid, a chimp, and a McHitler.

To call Obama those things is racist. Very racist.

And I'm so very very sorry.

Obama is the greatest, most inspiring, most brilliant man in the history of the world.

1 posted on 02/25/2009 1:04:35 PM PST by mojito
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To: mojito
At least he didn't call himself a jelly donut.
2 posted on 02/25/2009 1:05:47 PM PST by colorado tanker ("I just LOVE clinging to my guns and my religion!!!!" - Sarah Palin)
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To: mojito

LOL. He who fights and runs away will live to fight another day. Fight on, Mojito.


3 posted on 02/25/2009 1:05:56 PM PST by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: mojito

He’s also going to cure cancer, isn’t he?


4 posted on 02/25/2009 1:06:26 PM PST by SandWMan (While you may not be able to legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: mojito

Maybe one of his college intern speechwriters read it on Wikipedia or Facebook or on some blog.


5 posted on 02/25/2009 1:06:32 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: SandWMan

Maybe he’ll make Christopher Reeves get up and walk again.


6 posted on 02/25/2009 1:06:59 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: mojito

Hey, the One don’t need no stinkin’ facts!


7 posted on 02/25/2009 1:07:08 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: colorado tanker

Ich bin ein Behlinah.


8 posted on 02/25/2009 1:07:17 PM PST by SandWMan (While you may not be able to legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: mojito
I caught that too.

Those who will not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

Apparently Obomba was sleeping during history class.

9 posted on 02/25/2009 1:07:31 PM PST by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: mojito

I thought Gottlieb Daimler also had something to do with it. Am I wrong?


10 posted on 02/25/2009 1:08:07 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: mojito

That’s false. Al Gore invented the automobile. Much to his later chagrin.


11 posted on 02/25/2009 1:08:16 PM PST by nickcarraway (Are the Good Times Really Over?)
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To: mojito
Do not question Obama. Obey him. Hang on with breathless anticipation to his every word. He's never wrong.

You must have incorrectly understood what you believed to be historical fact. Should you continue to espouse these falsehoods, as deemed by the Obama Ministry of Information, you will be subject to fines and imprisonment.

12 posted on 02/25/2009 1:08:25 PM PST by Mengerian
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To: mojito

I don’t believe Obama was taught American History at his Indonesian muslim school.


13 posted on 02/25/2009 1:08:36 PM PST by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: mojito

What is amazing is you know this was a pre-written comment in a speech that must have been reviewed by several top aides.

Right up there with the 57 states comment.


14 posted on 02/25/2009 1:09:12 PM PST by Brookhaven (Until the three traitors are removed from the Republican Party, I am no longer a Republican.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Maybe one of his college intern speechwriters read it on Wikipedia or Facebook or on some blog.

Actually Wikepedia says the automobile was invented by Karl Benz

15 posted on 02/25/2009 1:09:48 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for Obma: One Bad Ass Mistake America)
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To: mojito

Stupid moron. No one invented the automobile. It was an assembly of different technologies into a logical horseless carriage. Ford just made them affordable through mass production.


16 posted on 02/25/2009 1:11:11 PM PST by yazoo
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To: Kaslin

Tomorrow it may say something else. Stalinists revise history all the time.

Fearless leader will not be questioned or mocked.


17 posted on 02/25/2009 1:11:13 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: mojito

It’s ok, he thinks we invented the VW as well....


18 posted on 02/25/2009 1:11:14 PM PST by usmcobra (Your chances of dying in bed are reduced by getting out of it, but most people still die in bed)
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To: Brookhaven
I hope someone is saving all of Obama’s malapropisms, to make a mockery out of him with calendars, books, etc. like they did to President George W. Bush.
19 posted on 02/25/2009 1:12:18 PM PST by Mengerian
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To: mojito
Obama the Dunce.


20 posted on 02/25/2009 1:13:43 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberalism is Communism, and both are a mental disorder. Grow up.)
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To: mojito

I have heard him say this in a previous speech, so his handlers have had the chance to correct him on it, but didn’t. I guess the focus groups marks on the line have been high, so just keep saying it. The zombies won’t be smart enough to figure it out.


21 posted on 02/25/2009 1:15:11 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: mojito

We thought that everyone knew that the auto was invented in one of the 57 states.


22 posted on 02/25/2009 1:15:13 PM PST by AmericanVictory
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To: mojito

This news is earthshaking, thanks.


23 posted on 02/25/2009 1:15:35 PM PST by stuartcr (If the end doesn't justify the means...why have different means?)
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To: ConorMacNessa

“I thought Gottlieb Daimler also had something to do with it.”

Daimler invented the ten-cent piece. It’s not widely known, but Karl Benz was also the inventor of the auto accident, where it was once remarked “that’s the way the Mercedes Benz” after he wrapped his invention around a tree.


24 posted on 02/25/2009 1:16:53 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Mr. Bernanke, have you started working on your book about the second GREATER depression?")
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To: Mengerian
I hope someone is saving all of Obama’s malapropisms, to make a mockery out of him with calendars, books, etc. like they did to President George W. Bush.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/obamagaffes/index

25 posted on 02/25/2009 1:17:33 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: Mengerian; All

Who was the Mercedes Benz named after?


26 posted on 02/25/2009 1:17:44 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for Obma: One Bad Ass Mistake America)
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To: mojito; SpinnerWebb
Obama is the greatest, most inspiring, most brilliant man in the history of the world.

I heard that Obama kicked Chuck Norris's ass.

27 posted on 02/25/2009 1:17:45 PM PST by tx_eggman (I own two rare photos. Houdini as he locks his keys in his car and Norman Rockwell beating a child.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

He may have invented the auto accident but I don’t think he invented the trial lawyer. Shakespeare was not a fan of the lawyers.


28 posted on 02/25/2009 1:18:27 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: Kaslin

The lovely Mercedes, of course.


29 posted on 02/25/2009 1:19:13 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Maybe he’ll make Christopher Reeves get up and walk again.

After raising him from the dead, presumably.

30 posted on 02/25/2009 1:19:16 PM PST by LambSlave
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To: CodeToad
That is a very fitting picture


31 posted on 02/25/2009 1:19:36 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for Obma: One Bad Ass Mistake America)
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To: mojito

I thought that same thing - Henry Ford may have perfected the assembly line, but it was the Germans who invented the automobile. Or perhaps it was the English.


32 posted on 02/25/2009 1:20:22 PM PST by Professor_Leonide (I said to the young man who showed me a photo, "Who can ever be sure what is behind a mask?")
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To: ConorMacNessa

No, you are correct


33 posted on 02/25/2009 1:21:56 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for Obma: One Bad Ass Mistake America)
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To: colorado tanker
At least he didn't call himself a jelly donut.

Obomba and Obiden are both paczkis

34 posted on 02/25/2009 1:21:58 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: colorado tanker
At least he didn't call himself a jelly donut.

Obomba and Obiden are both paczkis

35 posted on 02/25/2009 1:21:59 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: Paladin2

Yeah, but who was she?


36 posted on 02/25/2009 1:23:26 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for Obma: One Bad Ass Mistake America)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
"“that’s the way the Mercedes Benz”"

I thought that was the first porno flick.

37 posted on 02/25/2009 1:24:24 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: mojito

Scary part was this was written in advance and on Barry’s telepresidenter.


38 posted on 02/25/2009 1:24:57 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: mojito

That’s OK, he thinks we bombed Pearl Harbor, too


39 posted on 02/25/2009 1:25:20 PM PST by silverleaf (Freedom's just another word for "nothing left to lose")
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Daimler invented the ten-cent piece. It’s not widely known, but Karl Benz was also the inventor of the auto accident, where it was once remarked “that’s the way the Mercedes Benz” after he wrapped his invention around a tree.

Your comments have been noted and passed on to the appropriate authorities. Just relax when they show up. The stun grenades and the tasers don't hurt as much if you're relaxed...

40 posted on 02/25/2009 1:25:56 PM PST by Tennessee_Bob (Save the Hispaniolan Solenodon!)
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To: LambSlave

He IS the Obamessiah...


41 posted on 02/25/2009 1:26:20 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: Kaslin

42 posted on 02/25/2009 1:26:26 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: mojito

That’s OK, he thinks one bomb fell on Pearl Harbor, too

Probably thinks we nuked it


43 posted on 02/25/2009 1:27:05 PM PST by silverleaf (Freedom's just another word for "nothing left to lose")
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To: silverleaf

“...from the bomb that fell on Pearl Harbor, to the threat of nuclear annihilation. Americans have adapted to the threats posed by an ever-changing world.” - B.Obama


44 posted on 02/25/2009 1:27:47 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: mojito

Maybe the invention was in the 52nd state.


45 posted on 02/25/2009 1:28:04 PM PST by momincombatboots (The last experience of the sinner is the horrible enslavement of the freedom he desired. -C.S. Lewis)
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To: mojito
Actually it is his youngster speech writer who doesn't know his history ... then it is all the staff who reviewed the speech and then finally it would be Obama himself ... they are so silly. They just make stuff up.
46 posted on 02/25/2009 1:29:35 PM PST by zeaal
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To: mojito

Hey, he was confused since he didn’t have his breathalyzer.. err inhalator..err. um.. HOPENCHANGE, DAMMIT!


47 posted on 02/25/2009 1:30:55 PM PST by LimaLimaMikeFoxtrot ("If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir"-Gen.Sherman)
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To: Kaslin
Or this one. Obviously not R. Diesel's daughter:


48 posted on 02/25/2009 1:31:15 PM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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To: zeaal

~LOL~ that’s fine, but someone else read the speech and Obama delivered the speech; clearly NONE of them knew Henry Ford didn’t invent the automobile.


49 posted on 02/25/2009 1:31:18 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Paladin2
Wow, that one sent me to Google! LOL!
50 posted on 02/25/2009 1:31:24 PM PST by colorado tanker ("I just LOVE clinging to my guns and my religion!!!!" - Sarah Palin)
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