Skip to comments.Obama's hand over heart for Russian national anthem, not US?
Posted on 07/08/2009 1:25:38 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
Can this possibly be true? An anti-Obama website, The Obama File, posts a photograph purporting to show President Obama putting his hand over his heart during the playing of the Russian national anthem, during his visit to Moscow.
How can it possibly be a genuine photograph, when we know that the President didn't put his hand over his heart during the playing of the American national anthem, as demonstrated in this now-infamous photograph taken during the campaign?
Please, let the purported Moscow photograph be a fake. Or, even better, someone point me to the time when President Obama noted that he has reconsidered putting his hand over his heart for our national anthem.
So to Obama, the Russian anthem is probably one of the "prettiest sounds on Earth," after the muslim call to prayer of course.
Never, in the history of this nation have we had such a POS for POTUS.
Of course he does...I’m sure his buddies like Ayers would never stomp on a Hammer/Sickle flag....Just the way they were “Educated” Brain Washed into the Leftist Socialist way of thinking.. Comrade!! He probably has “Back in the USSR” in his IPOD as well...and will start wearing one of the stylish Mao/Hillary outfits...LOL
Since obozo is a marxist, he did what any marxist-loyal person would do.
And 'O, Canada' is a far better tune than ours, too.
and it was written in Boston.
Spent his first 4th of July weekend as President.... in Moscow.
Thank you,I’ll be using that from now on.
A big “hell no” to Canada’s anthem being better than ours.
It’s nice. It ain’t better by a long shot. Not when you actually listen to what ours says.
This is still the last place where the few remaining “home of the brave” live.
In fact, it’s my new tagline.
Someone should inform Obama that you don’t put your hand over your heart when the HOST NATION’S ANTHEM IS PLAYED. HOW STUPID IS THIS GUY?
Come back to Earth sometime.
Sorry for the mixup. I gueses I still don’t think the O Canada tune is so easily counted the winner. I mean, I have heard it, and it’s pretty, but it just sounds too european and kind of limpy at times.
Does post #16 answer your question?
I guessing that most likely they were playing the American national anthem when picture #1 was taken. Maybe someone can find a video.
He also did so for the Saudi anthem when he was in Riyadh.
I would like to get confirm on whether or not Obama did this. Does anyone know of any video of the event? This would seem easy to find but nothing turned up in my searches.
A far better tune than 'To Anacreon in Heaven', with its note stretch of 13 (13?!? Less than 1 person in 10 has such a range!).
Garbage Rat Garbage nothing more!!!!!!!!!
Musically speaking, the relative quality of these 3 tunes is absolutely inarguable, and, sadly, our tune ‘To Anacreon in Heaven’ comes in dead last. And behind ‘Le Marselliase’, as well.
what a great idea for a bumper sticker...
“You can’t spell POTUS without POS”
Your welcome; knock yourself out! ;) I came up with that one during my election night suicide watch, if I remember correctly. Zero certainly puts the POS in POTUS.
Aaaargh, should be “you’re.” How embarrassing!
Spent his first 4th of July weekend as President.... in Moscow.
Actually no. He spent the Fourth of July entertaining 1200 military service connected folks on the South Lawn of the White House, after he played golf in the afternoon.
He flew to Moscow on Monday.
LOL! The Obama remake of Mt. Rushmore!
Thank you sir/ma’am. Add this to the list of why FR is invaluable to me.
Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama visit the Kremlin
The Telegraph | 7/6/2009
Posted on 07/06/2009 8:45:24 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
Anyone else notice the fat dwarf on the limo security detail? Standards, people, jeez...
Maybe he thought it was the US Anthem. You can’t expect him to know these things.
They HAD to be playing our anthem.
Not for me! I’m pretty fond of the one we have.
Stupid enough to bow to the Saudi king...
Turns out it was taken during the playing of the American National Anthem.
The strange thing about obi-one not having his hand over his heart is that he does appear to be singing our National Anthem. Check out the video. It’s a bit blurry.
It is most noticeable from “oh, say does... “ to the end.
HOW STUPID IS THIS GUY?
If the situation weren’t so real, I’d think it was a parody.
The problem is that Obama is a real life parody of an American. The stupid and ridiculous things he says and does are in such stark contrast to how people perceive him (smart and suave) that they think we're making things up to make him look bad.
The most common response to my attempts to inform people about Obama's sordid past and connections to unsavory characters is, "If that's true how come we haven't all heard about it?" Between the MSM burying Bad News About Barry and Barry's proactive management of his "image" by his marketing staff people are totally unaware how badly they've been lied to and since they've become emotionally invested in Obama's mythos they regard all attempts to show them the truth as "Right Wing Fabrications".
The Left has won a great victory over the Right, and the Right has squandered our chance to counter them because we spend more time fighting each other than we do combatting the Left.
Maybe he thought they actually did change the lyrics to “All hail the Messiah, Obama, Obama...”
I hate that SOB, his witch and his spawns from hell!!
Funny he had his hand over his heart then. ;’)
And the tune is not outside most people's vocal range. Even garden-variety mezzos and contraltos have almost two octaves, and a soprano is expected to have over two. I'm just an old church choir singer with zero formal training and I have two octaves and a sixth (C3-A5) when I'm not even warmed up (I just went and checked). Anybody who can sing at all can cover an octave and a fourth with no trouble. Borrow a piano and try it yourself.
The whole trick with the SSB is where you start. People tend to set the first note in the middle of their range, but the tune starts low. If you hum the third note to yourself at the absolute bottom of your range and back up a third to begin, you'll find you don't run out of room at the top.
As for the merit of the tune, jettisoning almost 200 years of history and heroism because we think we could find a better tune is just silly.
My thanks to SOLTC for the following:
Here are my reasons why it should stay.
1. Go to Fort McHenry and hear the NPS guides tell the story. Its about a free people defending their home.
2. If you are at a ceremony where several anthems are played, you will realize how majestic ours is.
3. Those words are a challenge to us from all who created, built, and defended the country. Does it still wave?
4. Have you ever heard of Capt. Humbert Roque Rocky Versace, 5th SFGA? He was awarded the MOH on 12/21/01. He was executed by the Viet Cong in 1965. He sang the Anthem when ever he could, even when they beat him into the ground.
Our Anthem is special!
I see You Tube is now censored. So it begins. I wondered how long it would take before the odumbo team accomplished that. I know it drove the manbeast michel crazy when they used the n word on there. I’m sure Odumbo got tired of being called a fag too.
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