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Obama removing presidential portraits from White House
Illinois Republican Assembly -- An Affiliate of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies ^ | 5-23-2009 | Illinois Republican Assembly

Posted on 05/23/2009 8:05:13 AM PDT by obamaisandrogynous

President Hussein and Mrs. Hussein are reportedly removing portraits of presidents past from the White House and replacing them with abstract art.

Remember, in Cambodia, when the Khumer Rouge took over, they declared it to be "year one," and removed all references to the past.

Abstract art rather than pictures of Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln? Yes, those oppressors, in Obama's mind, represent the stale US past

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


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KEYWORDS: abstract; art; bho44; bhowhitehouse; obama; second100days; whitehouse
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To: ExTexasRedhead

According to Gary Aldrich, Hillary put condoms on the White House Christmas tree in 1994, so I doubt the people will get very stirred up over this


51 posted on 05/23/2009 8:36:05 AM PDT by Popman
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To: Sudetenland
"I hear he's also having Shakespeare rewritten in ebonics: To be or not to be, Dat be da question..."

yup and they are going to bail out Toys r us and rename it We be toys and shi+

52 posted on 05/23/2009 8:40:01 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: gidget7
Is ANYONE surprised by this?

Does anyone BELIEVE this? That's a better question.

53 posted on 05/23/2009 8:40:26 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: obamaisandrogynous

He wants the W/H to resemble his pad in Chicago. He has already been throwing parties and drunken Liberal bashes in record proportions.

Besides, since he plans on being there for decades to come, he is going to make a home out of it. Those past traditions and honorable portraits of past Presidents no longer apply now that he is our Premier Dictator.


54 posted on 05/23/2009 8:41:09 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Give me LIBERTY or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: Red_Devil 232
Peeps from twits ain’t news!

Can not be said enough!

55 posted on 05/23/2009 8:42:11 AM PDT by Dust in the Wind (Lord protect us from our overseers)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

56 posted on 05/23/2009 8:43:39 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Hey, Obama! Where's my check?)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Why replace the portraits with abstract art? Just put up mirrors. We have the TOTUS and now there will be the MOTUS.


57 posted on 05/23/2009 8:47:00 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: PAR35

Go to the WSJ link and read about the art stuff there. It’s true——sad, but true.


58 posted on 05/23/2009 8:48:59 AM PDT by CHATTAB
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To: obamaisandrogynous
The evil in the act of lying or knowingly provide misinformation is that it wastes everyone's precious time.
59 posted on 05/23/2009 8:51:32 AM PDT by Musketeer
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Just removing republicans.


60 posted on 05/23/2009 8:52:31 AM PDT by nufsed (Release the birth certificate, school and passport records.)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Reportedly removing portraits of presidents past from the White House and replacing them with abstract art,everyone chech the pawn shops for portraits of presidents.


61 posted on 05/23/2009 8:57:34 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: CHATTAB

No, the WSJ article does NOT support the garbage in the post at the top of the page. Nothing about removing the portraits of prior presidents. Read the WSJ article, not just the excerpt.


62 posted on 05/23/2009 8:58:39 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: khnyny

Thanks, I will.

I’m on my way to a Ground breaking ceremony for an new Medal of Honor Memorial in Farmington, NM. It will be good to mingle and hear what people are saying.


63 posted on 05/23/2009 9:04:15 AM PDT by unkus
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To: cranked

Don’t be surprised if we see a “Saddam Hussein’ or ‘Castro’ result.

Free and honest elections ended last year.


64 posted on 05/23/2009 9:07:11 AM PDT by RetSignman (DEMSM: "If you tell a big enough lie, frequently enough, it becomes the truth")
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To: obamaisandrogynous

The WSJ article didn’t say he removed the portraits.

Any other real sources?

There is enough real problems with Obama to be upset
about without getting upset about unproven internet rumors


65 posted on 05/23/2009 9:15:08 AM PDT by skyman
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To: conservative cat

Pesonally, I have thought that there should be NO presidential palace at 1600...!!!!!
Nor all the other minor gubmint palaces right down to community level.

An abandoned strip—mall with chain link fence surrounding it and those concrete barriers now so commonly seen all over— seems appropriate enough!


66 posted on 05/23/2009 9:15:12 AM PDT by gunnyg
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To: obamaisandrogynous

“The People” voted for “change!” I don’t think that many of the voters realized that by voting for “The Divine One” they were totally replacing Anglo American Society with black tribalism. Enjoy!


67 posted on 05/23/2009 9:24:09 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Its frightening, during the Clinton years, i’d hear people talk or write how they wouldnt give up their guns. I agreed, but in all honesty, i think Clinton just viewed it as a method of attacking street crime. I never felt it would lead to a second “Concord”.

There is something deeply unsettling about Obama. I think he is actually trying to end America as we knew it. He is a Socialist revolutionary every bit as much as Castro, Lenin, Hitler, or Hugo. He is nationalizing everything he sees, moving to consolidate power, and trashing everything about the true America. The path he is on ultimately leads to Dictatorship. The BEST we can hope for is a British-style totalitarian government.

Ive never seen a man so determined to end America. Ive never seen so many people on our side so determined not to lose it. We are armed, they want us to accept the revolution as a Fait Accompli.

I fear this will not end peacefully. It makes me very sad for our children. The only thing sadder is if we do nothing. Obama should listen to the Teaparties.


68 posted on 05/23/2009 9:38:21 AM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I agree.


69 posted on 05/23/2009 9:41:59 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: PAR35

oops; I stand corrected


70 posted on 05/23/2009 9:44:06 AM PDT by CHATTAB
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To: All

Ok, I really can’t see a “tweet” as a source.

Come on people!


71 posted on 05/23/2009 9:49:06 AM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson)
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To: gidget7

I predicted it, too....Even predicted “The White House” will henceforth be called: “The President’s House”..Very PC...


72 posted on 05/23/2009 10:06:26 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: obamaisandrogynous

the WH is not a portrait gallery ,a museum nor a public space express the Obama’s personal choices to be displayed as such and any art is not hung in such public spaces unless approved by the committee that oversees the hanging of ANY art in the WH. The oblubbo’s may choose various artists’ work to hang in their private residence and Oval Office in the WHT


73 posted on 05/23/2009 10:09:30 AM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Mac Conchradha - "Skeagh mac en chroe"- Skaghvicencrowe)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

I suppose we’ll soon see portraits of Lenin, Marx, Stalin, Mao, Castro and the ubiquitous Che hanging on the walls in their stead.


74 posted on 05/23/2009 10:17:56 AM PDT by Zman516 (socialists & muslims -- satan's useful idiots.)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Maybe he will replace the Presidential Seal with one that “Office of the One Present”


75 posted on 05/23/2009 10:24:41 AM PDT by Vendome
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To: obamaisandrogynous

I soon expect that pictures of Marx, Engles and Lenin will be prominently displayed and Kwanzaa rather than Christmas will be celebrated at the White House. Note in his recent speech Obama pointedly had his back to the original copies of the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution...the symbolism was inescapable.


76 posted on 05/23/2009 10:25:27 AM PDT by The Great RJ (chain.)
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To: gitmo

It was in the WSJ yesterday with pictures of the art being hung on the wall by Michelle. It is pretty crappy stuff. At least one of the pictures removed was Dolly Madison’s portrait. Another was a beautiful landscape of I believe Yosemite. The stuff be put up it their place were “paintings” by noted “60’s” afro-centrist artists.

Yes it’s true.


77 posted on 05/23/2009 10:25:28 AM PDT by redangus
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

bump


78 posted on 05/23/2009 10:32:31 AM PDT by Freee-dame
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To: Zman516

“I suppose we’ll soon see portraits of Lenin, Marx, Stalin, Mao, Castro and the ubiquitous Che hanging on the walls in their stead.”

Actually I think Obama will replace them mostly with portraits of himself.


79 posted on 05/23/2009 10:50:28 AM PDT by mombi
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Don’t tweet me bro!


80 posted on 05/23/2009 11:10:09 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

I agree. #80


81 posted on 05/23/2009 11:10:50 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

btt


82 posted on 05/23/2009 5:40:34 PM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Joann37

I dont know about the presidential portriats but I do know there was a thread earlier today saying that they were getting works of arts from minorities to be displayed at the WH.


83 posted on 05/23/2009 5:45:44 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: autumnraine
Ok, I really can’t see a “tweet” as a source. Come on people

How about the Wall St Journal???

84 posted on 05/23/2009 5:53:55 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: autumnraine

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203771904574175453455287432.html


85 posted on 05/23/2009 5:55:09 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

He’d rather have art that more resembles aborted babies.


86 posted on 05/23/2009 6:08:25 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: obamaisandrogynous

DRUDGE should be all over this!


87 posted on 05/23/2009 6:38:46 PM PDT by citizen (Fascism: All persons, capital & activities exist to support the will & best interests of the State.)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

bttt


88 posted on 05/23/2009 7:45:03 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: obamaisandrogynous
Obama removing presidential portraits from White House
Here's some of the new stuff..

No offense to Elvis, BB King & Jimi Hendrix meant, nor implied.
Barry and the mrs are just tacky - period.

Especially BB King!

89 posted on 05/24/2009 6:05:48 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Turnabout’s fair play. I imagine that future Presidents will be taking down at least ONE pres_ent portrait. He was just trying to set an historic precedent; it’s his MO.

I wouldn’t those eyes watching ME if I were him doing what he’s doing, either. In his shoes, those portraits would be creepy, or at least, accusatory.


90 posted on 05/24/2009 6:13:36 AM PDT by ziravan (FReeper for Congress: www.TimothyDelasandro.com)
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To: mware

Thanks for that confirmation.


91 posted on 05/24/2009 6:14:06 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced.)
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To: obamaisandrogynous

Michelle paints herself as the queen of arts


92 posted on 05/24/2009 6:21:01 AM PDT by deport
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To: tiredoflaundry
Morning TOL, as I mentioned in an earlier post. I do not know if some of the presidential portraits have been removed but I do know that they are replacing some of the art work with work from minorities.

It will be very sad if he took the painting of Dolly Madison off the wall because she is the one who rescued the portriat of Washington when the Brits burned down the building.

That git has no sense of history.

93 posted on 05/24/2009 6:21:20 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: Popman

94 posted on 05/24/2009 6:26:32 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
Please DO NOT EVER AGAIN post an “article” that is just a bunch of 140 character rambling inanities

AMEN !!

95 posted on 05/24/2009 6:34:28 AM PDT by TheRightGuy (I want MY BAILOUT ... a billion or two should do!)
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To: mware
That git has no sense of history.

Exactly! It is like they want to "erase" our American history.

96 posted on 05/24/2009 6:35:38 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced.)
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To: TheRightGuy
If the reports of Michele removing Dolly Madison's portrait are true, they absolutely have no sense of history.

Dolly Madison's formidable social skills were a huge asset during the War of 1812 when she gave innumerable parties to keep up morale. But she is credited with an even moire significant achievement. Immediately before the invading British burned the White House, Dolly saved the original draft of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, along with Stuart's portrait of George Washington.

97 posted on 05/24/2009 6:36:27 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: mware
If the reports of Michele removing Dolly Madison's portrait are true, they absolutely have no sense of history

Dolly Madison totally aside for the moment, my comment reflects only on the practice of posting "tweets" for ANY reason ... if the quality of postings on FR continues to sink that low, we're doomed.

98 posted on 05/24/2009 6:43:23 AM PDT by TheRightGuy (I want MY BAILOUT ... a billion or two should do!)
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To: jessduntno

“XCatchy...put some music to it and call it....ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...Rockin Robin!”

Nahh... it’d never sell.


99 posted on 05/24/2009 7:33:37 AM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Jesus said, "I am THE way, THE truth and THE life." Any questions?)
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To: cranked
2012 can not come soon enough...

2010 is the first step and it's coming a lot sooner!

100 posted on 05/24/2009 10:15:09 AM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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