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Obama Bows Down to Saudi King
The American Thinker ^ | 4/02/09 | clarice feldman

Posted on 04/02/2009 9:35:37 AM PDT by the Real fifi

Picture of Obama bowing to Saudi King

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: bho44; bow; g20; houseofsaud; husseinobama; obama; protocol; royals; saudis
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American Presidents should not bow to foreign monarchs.
1 posted on 04/02/2009 9:35:37 AM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: the Real fifi

Must be a muslim thing - one muzzie to another.


2 posted on 04/02/2009 9:36:41 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (FUBO Kenyan Usurper - AntiCHRIST baby killing muslim !)
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To: the Real fifi

Folks got on to President Bush for the hand holding picture with the Saudi King, not understanding that this was a cultural sign of equals, like brothers. I’m sure the same media that mocked president Bush for his sign of equality with world leaders will not give Bambi an iota of criticism for his sign of subservience to the king.


3 posted on 04/02/2009 9:37:39 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: the Real fifi

“What is your bidding, my master?”


4 posted on 04/02/2009 9:38:15 AM PDT by Freedom_Fighter_2001 (When money is no object - it's your money they're talking about)
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To: the Real fifi

He probably bows to Soros as well.


5 posted on 04/02/2009 9:38:20 AM PDT by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: the Real fifi

Fist Bush...then Obama. What is wrong with American Presidents now a days. Metrosexuals big time (at least at that moment).


6 posted on 04/02/2009 9:38:40 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: the Real fifi

George Washington is likely cursing a blue streak over this.


7 posted on 04/02/2009 9:39:16 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (Conservatives see untapped potential. Liberals see Tapped-out hopelessness.)
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To: the Real fifi

8 posted on 04/02/2009 9:39:25 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obama's next program: Kopechne Care)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Can’t take this guy anywhere...


9 posted on 04/02/2009 9:39:32 AM PDT by y6162
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To: the Real fifi

He looks like he could also be kissing his ring.


10 posted on 04/02/2009 9:39:37 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
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To: the Real fifi

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2220709/posts


11 posted on 04/02/2009 9:40:25 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: the Real fifi

12 posted on 04/02/2009 9:40:50 AM PDT by doodad
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To: the Real fifi

0bama bows to his king of kings.


13 posted on 04/02/2009 9:41:02 AM PDT by partyright
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To: the Real fifi

First, they have to be American Presidents. The TOTUS really shouldn’t count here or abroad. President has always been way above his pay grade.


14 posted on 04/02/2009 9:41:23 AM PDT by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Wish I could have been there to put my boot in his subservient butt.


15 posted on 04/02/2009 9:41:59 AM PDT by MWestMom (Tread carefully, truth lies here.)
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To: partyright

He’s probably thanking him for the college funds.


16 posted on 04/02/2009 9:42:06 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: the Real fifi

Great! Our pres. bows down to the sand monkey who holds us hostage at the gas pump. Hey OBozo!...maybe you wouldn’t have to bow so much if did more domestic oil drilling!
Please stay away Odinga!


17 posted on 04/02/2009 9:42:12 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: the Real fifi
Grovel Pictures, Images and Photos
18 posted on 04/02/2009 9:42:28 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: doodad

Just stealing a glance at his Dick Tracy teleprompter-watch.


19 posted on 04/02/2009 9:42:51 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Charter Member, 58 Million Club)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

And why wouldn’t he bow to the Queen?


20 posted on 04/02/2009 9:43:02 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Jeff Chandler

This is absolutely disgusting! If the GOP has any guts at all they will make hay with this!


21 posted on 04/02/2009 9:43:51 AM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: the Real fifi

Look at the guys in the back laughing at this idiot fool. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA. This is too funny.


22 posted on 04/02/2009 9:44:02 AM PDT by partyright
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To: mnehring

Never did understand why people criticized GWB for holding the king’s hand. The man was past 80, it’s only human to offer a hand or an arm to someone who could be seriously injured by a single misstep, and more likely than a young person to make one.
Not to mention how common it is for people his age to have arthritis or other ailments that affect their getting-about.

Bowing is quite another matter. Hopefully 0bama is only vomiting or something else involuntary, but I wouldn’t put it past him to show undue respect.


23 posted on 04/02/2009 9:45:18 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: RummyChick

I just pray that someone gets a video of this on Youtube. Pass this on to everyone you know. Was there ever any doubt that it was no slip when he spoke of “my Muslim religion?”


24 posted on 04/02/2009 9:45:32 AM PDT by WVNan (Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.: Sun Tzu)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Saudi king looks like he has a hard-on.


25 posted on 04/02/2009 9:46:27 AM PDT by partyright
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To: the Real fifi

He wasn’t bowing. He was showing...Moments earlier he had said to the king...”Barney Frank likes me in this position.”


26 posted on 04/02/2009 9:46:29 AM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: RummyChick

And why wouldn’t he bow to the Queen?

Because she’s not a Muslim with 20 yachts.

Seriously, he’s making all this up as he goes. There is no protocol for him, the great wonder of Obama.


27 posted on 04/02/2009 9:46:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Islander7

“... If the GOP has any guts ...”

Is it even a question anymore???


28 posted on 04/02/2009 9:47:19 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy (No greater friend, no worse enemy -The United States Marine Corps.)
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To: the Real fifi
Since this disaster became official (January, 2009), I have been wracking my brain trying to think of what this situation reminds me of. It's there in my thoughts, but just below the surface.

Well...upon reading that idiot michelle grabbed the Queen of England around the waist and barry is out there falling all over himself to show how fawning he is to other world leaders...it finally hit me.

This is a case of two chosen highschool kids who each wrote a 50 word "essay" on why they want to be "governor for a day" (yes, of course they each cheated and took most if not all of their text from the internet). So...barry and michelle won the contest and were appointed as "governor for a day".

Then the dream becomes reality when we all realized that it wasn't "governor for a day", but president of the US, and that it wasn't for a day...but for four long years!!

These two idiots would be absolutely hillarious if it were not for the fact that they are bumblingly, ineptly, incompentently, stupidly, and wastefully ruining this country!

Somebody, please, send these two children back to highschool where they belong!

29 posted on 04/02/2009 9:47:44 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (Welcome, one and all, to the islamo-muslim states of obamica!)
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To: RummyChick

The thing no one is seeing is his yokel behavior insults Americans. He doesn’t care what anybody thinks of him. He’s going to act as he sees fit. This guy is way beyond his own vanity.


30 posted on 04/02/2009 9:49:49 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Logic n' Reason

Funny I also felt that way about the clintons. Green Astro turf and all....


31 posted on 04/02/2009 9:49:59 AM PDT by WVNan (Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.: Sun Tzu)
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To: the Real fifi

Zero isn’t worthy of bowing down and kissing my *ss. Period.


32 posted on 04/02/2009 9:53:09 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear ("The smallest minority on earth is the 'individual'." ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Drango

LOL.


33 posted on 04/02/2009 9:53:26 AM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: Islander7

Reminds me of that scene in Shogun with Richard Chamberlain, where Toranaga and his cronies had Chamberlain bow, then Toranaga stepped over him and urinated on his back.


34 posted on 04/02/2009 9:54:49 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Jeff Chandler

King Abdullah looks tickled pink at Obama’s submission...


35 posted on 04/02/2009 9:54:54 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin is a smart missile aimed at the heart of the left!)
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To: the Real fifi
The British invented a Saudi monarchy..
They have a soft spot for monarchy and oligarchy..

Before the british the saudis were Sand Pirates/thieves..
Still are by culture and life style..

36 posted on 04/02/2009 9:55:12 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: the Real fifi

"Shine your shoes dere, boss?"

37 posted on 04/02/2009 9:56:16 AM PDT by Kenton (Packing my hollowpoints with pig fat since 2001...)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

He bows down to Hodgie but gives the American people the finger...


38 posted on 04/02/2009 9:56:22 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: the Real fifi
"The Naval Officer, as an Officer of the United States under Title X, USC, is prohibited from bowing to any head of state or member of a foreign royal family. The proper way to render respect in such a situation is to remain covered and render the hand salute in a sharp manner from the position of attention before moving on."

Rules of Naval Courtesy, Aviation Officer Candidate School, US Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, FL, 1968

39 posted on 04/02/2009 9:56:51 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: mnehring

I hated to see President Bush holding hands with them, but this one makes me ill..good gawd


40 posted on 04/02/2009 10:02:53 AM PDT by alaskamomma
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To: the Real fifi

From Getty Images:
US President Barack Obama (3rd L) bows to Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (2nd R) as French President Nicolas Sarkozy (3rd R) and South Korean President Lee Myung -Bak (L) look on before a family picture with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II (not pictured) at Buckingham Palace, in London, on April 1, 2009. World leaders wrangled Wednesday on how a London summit could fix the global economy as demonstrators attacked a bank in an anti-capitalist riot in the British capital. Demonstrators laid siege to the Bank of England and smashed the windows of a nearby bank that has become a symbol of the financial crisis rescue carried out by the British government which will be discussed at Thursday’s Group of 20 summit in the city. AFP PHOTO/John Stillwell/WPA POOL (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)


41 posted on 04/02/2009 10:02:56 AM PDT by roses of sharon (Pray Hussein fails!)
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To: pissant; Tennessee Nana; greyfoxx39; Jeff Head; SolidWood; euram; AuntB; indcons; Old Sarge; ...

Check THIS out! Unbelievable!


42 posted on 04/02/2009 10:03:55 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin is a smart missile aimed at the heart of the left!)
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To: the Real fifi

Hell, he got on his knees for a coke snorting gay guy.


43 posted on 04/02/2009 10:09:26 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
The thing no one is seeing is his yokel behavior insults Americans.

Exactly. Clearly everyone here seems to understand the "wrongness" of this, but can't see this in historic context. Ironically, anti-Monarchism is the root of America's sympathy for calls to soak the rich, for Populism.

An American President to bow to any monarch is akin to burning a flag.

At the opening ceremonies to the Berlin Olympic Games in 1936 the American team refused to follow the protocol of dipping the U.S. Flag as they passed in review by Adolf Hitler. Instead, they brought a disapproving frown from the Chancellor by merely removing their straw hats. There was a lot of frantic discussion about what American should do, since each had been raised to understand such basic protocol. When told what was expected, and what every national team was going to do, the team was in a real quandary.

Dipping the flag below that of any other, let alone allowing it to drag the ground, just was not an option.

A few decades ago this would have resulted in the sacking of the White House and an impeachment, and in short order.

The anti-monarchism in the Constitution is clear and deep and basic. The President's "no-big deal" gesture, in bowing to a foreign monarch, shows his ass to his real king - the American People. You can do one or the other but not both.

44 posted on 04/02/2009 10:12:11 AM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: the Real fifi

At least they are not holding hands.


45 posted on 04/02/2009 10:15:20 AM PDT by Hacklehead (Liberalism is the art of taking what works, breaking it, and then blaming conservatives.)
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To: the Real fifi

Wonder if that smarmy jerk Jon Stewart will mention this on his “show’?


46 posted on 04/02/2009 10:18:17 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: WVNan

A video of Obama’s obeisance won’t be run once, let alone ad infinitum, on Letterman.


47 posted on 04/02/2009 10:20:56 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: RummyChick

“And why wouldn’t he bow to the Queen?”

Because the Queen does not rule over the holy places of Islam.


48 posted on 04/02/2009 10:23:47 AM PDT by lady lawyer
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To: the Real fifi
American Presidents should not bow to foreign monarchs.

No American bows down to foriegn monarchs: we are born free and are their equals, by God. BO doesn't understand this. I wonder whose passport he's traveling under.

49 posted on 04/02/2009 10:28:07 AM PDT by Skid Marx
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To: the Real fifi

With those pistol grip ears, he should be very carful about bowing to anyone.... especially a guy that wears a dress.


50 posted on 04/02/2009 10:33:42 AM PDT by Gator113 (For America to Survive, Obama Must Fail..... Obama=Failure in Chief with the Audacity of Dope.....)
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