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Bill O'Reilly Pens Love Letter to Obama in Parade Magazine (Projectile Barf Alert)
Politics Daily ^ | 08/07/09 | Carl M. Cannon

Posted on 08/07/2009 11:59:04 AM PDT by MissesBush

Fox News commentator and human lightning rod Bill O'Reilly is considered one of the most polarizing and partisan talk-festers on TV – or at least that's been his reputation until now. All that may change on Sunday, when the combative conservative's Parade magazine piece carried in newspapers coast to coast hits front lawns and porches all over America.

Titled "What President Obama Can Teach America's Kids," O'Reilly prefaces his essay with an assertion that few reputable sociologists would quarrel with – that "the disruption of the American family" is adversely affecting millions of the nation's young people. "Our modern age presents vast challenges to children, and they need to learn lessons quickly in order to prosper," O'Reilly adds. "And who better to teach them than the President of the United States?" O'Reilly takes note of Obama's own "tough" childhood, one characterized by a nomadic single parent and bouts of loneliness. He avers that Obama's ability to turn these constraints into a life of singular achievement provides a wonderful lesson for all of America's young people. "His achievement presents five important lessons for all children," Reilly states. The five traits identified by O'Reilly – traits embodied in Obama's life story – are the following: Forgiveness Respect Persistence Hard work The idea that in America, anything is possible. The last lesson is especially applicable. Indeed, the list of examples proving that "anything is possible" in this country might include a certain essay published on Aug. 9, 2009. That will go down as the date when Bill O'Reilly put down his boxing gloves, disarmed his critics, lauded a liberal Democratic president, and did Fox News proud in the process. And it wasn't even Father's Day.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; oreilly
Maybe Obama can teach America's kids to be nasty, mean-spirited, acidically partisan street punks who tell their opponents to shut up and sends union goons to beat up elderly people and blacks who show up to exercise their free speech rights at townhall meetings. What a great role model!

O'Reilly puckering up on Obama's rump can only mean one thing--he's trying to land an interview with Obama again. I can always tell when O'Reilly is trying to land an exclusive interview---he starts his shameless, pathetic and embarrassing sucking up.

1 posted on 08/07/2009 11:59:05 AM PDT by MissesBush
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To: MissesBush

BOR in FULL ass-kiss mode.

You think BOR will buy Odumbo a loofah?


2 posted on 08/07/2009 12:01:18 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON!!!")
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To: MissesBush

O’Reilly is a blowhole. He’s partisan towards whatever party he decides to be in on any given day.


3 posted on 08/07/2009 12:01:40 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: MissesBush

Does he mention a loofah in the letter? Perhaps a nice tongue bathing of the royal jewels?


4 posted on 08/07/2009 12:04:08 PM PDT by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: MissesBush
Time to boycott BOR big time. I say this as a former fan, he lost me the night he did his Obama interview...as McCain was giving his acceptance speech in Minneapolis.
5 posted on 08/07/2009 12:04:11 PM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: MissesBush

Yawn....BO must need some $$$$.


6 posted on 08/07/2009 12:05:28 PM PDT by roses of sharon (It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt: Hoffer)
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To: MissesBush

BOR needs to jump over to CNN. That would improve the average IQ of FOX and CNN


7 posted on 08/07/2009 12:05:51 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there and done that!)
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To: MissesBush

I havent watched O’Reilly since he talked to Obama.


8 posted on 08/07/2009 12:08:47 PM PDT by smith288 (Americans suffer from Stockholm Syndrome with the government)
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To: MissesBush
"Bill O'Reilly Pens Love Letter to Obama in Parade Magazine"

Hey Bill....

Here is your new "word for the day"....:

Idolatry


9 posted on 08/07/2009 12:09:22 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: MissesBush

It’s inexplicable that BOR has the top-rated show. I’d rather watch Glenn or Greta.


10 posted on 08/07/2009 12:10:24 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: roses of sharon

This is a little surprising, as BOR has been cutting BHO a lot less slack on his program ever since he stepped into it with “Gates-gate”. But BOR is also tight with the publisher of Parade Magazine. Very tight. And he knows how to exchange “favors”.


11 posted on 08/07/2009 12:10:39 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: musicman

LOVING that post!


12 posted on 08/07/2009 12:11:09 PM PDT by dadgum (OverjoyedTo Be A Pariah)
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To: MissesBush

BOR wants people to know he’s smart, well-educated and effete. He reminds me of the prissy leftists I am forced into proximity with each and every day. If people don’t, can’t or won’t raise their offspring under two parents there is absolutely NOTHING society MUST do. Charity can help, but why do I need to put $100.00 sneakers, iPods XBox 360s and a full tank of gas into the hands of an “underprivileged youth” who is just as likely to rob me a second time?


13 posted on 08/07/2009 12:11:48 PM PDT by mdk1960
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To: ishabibble

“Time to boycott BOR big time. I say this as a former fan, he lost me the night he did his Obama interview...as McCain was giving his acceptance speech in Minneapolis.”

Me too


14 posted on 08/07/2009 12:12:53 PM PDT by Politics4US
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To: MissesBush

I can’t stand the arrogant BOR! I wonder if he has progressed to text-message sex?


15 posted on 08/07/2009 12:13:44 PM PDT by lonestar (Obama is turning Bush's "mess" into a catastrophe.)
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To: Mr. Jazzy

O’Reilly is wildly successful and will continue to ride high AS LONG AS his ratings are up. If they ever fall he won’t have a friend in the World.


16 posted on 08/07/2009 12:14:07 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: manic4organic

I’d rather watch a tv turned off than BORe.


17 posted on 08/07/2009 12:14:48 PM PDT by chris37
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To: dadgum

18 posted on 08/07/2009 12:15:42 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: MissesBush

http://www.politicsdaily.com/bloggers/carl-m-cannon
Sounds like a man-crush. Chrissie is going to be jealous.


19 posted on 08/07/2009 12:15:59 PM PDT by tumblindice (Americas Founding Fathers--armed conservatives)
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To: MissesBush

I for one, welcome our Socialist overlords. /BORe doing his best Kent Brockman imitation.


20 posted on 08/07/2009 12:16:59 PM PDT by magslinger (Inside every father is a Bryan Mills waiting to get out.)
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To: jesseam

BOR needs to jump over to CNN. That would improve the average IQ of FOX and CNN

Perhaps we could trade him for Lou Dobbs and give Glenn BOs time slot and give Lou, Glenns slot.


21 posted on 08/07/2009 12:18:15 PM PDT by americanmother (2nd Tim chapter 3)
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To: MissesBush

BOR really pulled this one out of his ...

With the economy, corruption, and terrorism all weighing heavily on this nation, BOR decides to compliment the President on his ability to positively influence our children?: the same children that O felt had no rights as fetuses in their mother’s womb? The same children O has burdened with trillions in debt?

Sorry but BOR should think a little before being so quick to kiss O’s butt.


22 posted on 08/07/2009 12:20:58 PM PDT by NotSoModerate (Report dissenters to snitch@whitehouse.gov for a $4,500 tax credit)
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To: MissesBush

Did BOR mention in the article that he went to Harvard? He did, ya know......


23 posted on 08/07/2009 12:22:30 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Seems fishy")
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To: musicman

LOLOL!! Good one!


24 posted on 08/07/2009 12:24:52 PM PDT by gimme1ibertee (Time to CLEAN HOUSE (AND Senate!!!) Kick their butts to the curb!!)
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To: clintonh8r

You can be well educated and still as dumb as a rock. Like Rush said, “He’s Ted Baxter”.


25 posted on 08/07/2009 12:26:05 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: MissesBush
BOR does some things quite well. He tags the media correctly with bias, and he gives some $$ support to the troops (IIRC).

That said, he is sadly ignorant on the topic of macro-economics, and has this left-leaning suspicion of businesses wanting to "stick it" to the little guy.

And, he was unforgivably rude to John O'Neill and the courageous Swift Boat Vets.

As a person who reads and writes, I'm somewhat offended by BOR's condescending "word of the day" segment. (But that's a minor annoyance.)

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26 posted on 08/07/2009 12:28:38 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: MissesBush

well whaddya know.....this Blarney Stone looks exactly like Obama’s ass....


27 posted on 08/07/2009 12:35:10 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MissesBush
Maybe Obama can teach America's kids to be nasty, mean-spirited, acidically partisan street punks who tell their opponents to shut up and sends union goons to beat up elderly people and blacks who show up to exercise their free speech rights at townhall meetings. What a great role model!

*******

Maybe O'Reilly should have written the following letter to Obama instead:

"Dear Obama:

Why won't you release your 1961 Hawaii long form birth certificate and your Occidental, Columbia, and Harvard college records?

What are you scared of?

Sincerely,

O'Reilly"

28 posted on 08/07/2009 12:35:59 PM PDT by john mirse
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To: Rational Thought
You can be well educated and still as dumb as a rock. Like Rush said, “He’s Ted Baxter”.

Ted Baxter

29 posted on 08/07/2009 12:39:20 PM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan (Sarah Palin is our Iron Lady from the North)
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To: thecabal; All

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Did you guys see the description of ‘the royal jewels’ (and other ‘things’) on Larry Sinclair’s blog?

http://larrysinclair-0926.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2009-08-03T12%3A09%3A00-04%3A00&max-results=10

Go to second page, about 3/4 of the way down. LOL- hilarious! That must be a sight.

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30 posted on 08/07/2009 12:54:02 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: Mr. Jazzy
Possibly they can have a loofah summit, with a blue plastic kiddie pool. Photos and all. Biden can hop in and make it a threesome. Just like the beer summit.
31 posted on 08/07/2009 1:07:24 PM PDT by tommyboy
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To: Seaplaner
BOR does some things quite well. He tags the media correctly with bias, and he gives some $$ support to the troops (IIRC).

That said, he is sadly ignorant on the topic of macro-economics, and has this left-leaning suspicion of businesses wanting to "stick it" to the little guy.

And, he was unforgivably rude to John O'Neill and the courageous Swift Boat Vets.

I agree with your comments about

As a person who reads and writes, I'm somewhat offended by BOR's condescending "word of the day" segment. (But that's a minor annoyance.)

I agree with your comments about Bill O'Reilly.

I believe he really does admire and tries to help our military troops serving in the mid-east, often using his own money to do so. O'Reilly has consistently pointed out media bias and for that, he deserves some kudos. I concur with your observation that BIll O'Reilly is woefully ignorant about macro-economics and does seem to consider 'Big Oil' a villain. I'll add that, considering O'Reilly is a self-identified Catholic, his understanding of the basic tenets of Christianity is pathetic. O'Reilly infuriates me when he foolishly calls Jesus Christ a 'philosopher'.

O'Reilly tries too hard to be 'everyman', while mentioning his Harvard degree as often as he can find an excuse to do so. His political leanings seem to be somewhat to the right, but he proudly announces his 'belief' in 'global warming' (now called 'climate change'). He runs away from the 'conservative' label, probably so as not to alienate the independents in his audience. O'Reilly's ego is clearly gigantic, but he appears to realize this and often jokes about it, which tempers my natural revulsion for self-obsessed TV talkers.

I suspect that O'Reilly gives some conservatives a hard time because he wants to be seen as 'fair and balanced' and has mentioned - more than once - that he's a registered independent. I think he goes way too far when he gives demagogues such as Al Sharpton a forum. Worse yet, O'Reilly often agrees with their convoluted arguments.

I read plenty and write a little and I don't appreciate the condescension inherent in his 'Word Of The Day', either. It seems to be based on the concept that his audience needs help with their vocabulary. Many of the 'words of the day' are either arcane or antiquated and the rest are commonly used by anyone who is literate. O'Reilly doesn't appear to intend to be condescending. In my opinion, he should re-think the bit.

Bill O'Reilly is clearly a mixed bag for conservatives but he is with us more often than not so I can tolerate him and, to be frank, there are few alternatives on politically-oriented TV these days. O'Reilly's ratings are excellent, for whatever that is worth. He is justifiably proud of that fact and I can't fault him for that. TV is a tough business and he has a lot of competition, all leftist.

32 posted on 08/07/2009 1:25:31 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Do not go gentle into that good night)
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To: bigbob
But BOR is also tight with the publisher of Parade Magazine. And Parade Magazine is one of the biggest Obama sycophant rags out there. I think they have BHO on the cover once a month and of course their Father's Day issue was dripping syrup and love for BHO. Parade's single digit IQ publication is the perfect vehicle for this kind of simple-minded Obama worship and the dopes still out there who believe in this phony.
33 posted on 08/07/2009 1:38:50 PM PDT by MissesBush
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To: Seaplaner
That said, he is sadly ignorant on the topic of macro-economics, and has this left-leaning suspicion of businesses wanting to "stick it" to the little guy.

Well said. O'Reilly is the world's biggest ratings whore, which means he'll adopt the most braindead populist views on economics and business including his continuing absurd assertions that high gas prices are collusion by the oil companies. The guy will jump and populist bandwagon to appeal to simpletons and to keep his ratings up.

And that's what this Obama butt suckage is about--he's trying to land an interview. Again, it's all about the ratings! Truth and facts be damned!

34 posted on 08/07/2009 1:43:05 PM PDT by MissesBush
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To: Donald Rumsfeld Fan

That’s funny! Thanks...I needed that today.


35 posted on 08/07/2009 1:44:01 PM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: MissesBush
Bill O'Reilly is considered one of the most polarizing and partisan talk-festers on TV

Uh...not really. Not by anyone who watches talk-festers on TV anyway.

36 posted on 08/07/2009 1:45:16 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: MissesBush

Still PROUD to say I have never and will never watch the phony. I pegged him as a phony when he was local in NYC. From what I gather he hasn’t changed. Why people watch him is a mystery to me.


37 posted on 08/07/2009 3:15:38 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Mr. Jazzy

Dear Leader’s numbers are plunging so our fair weathered conservative friend must change gears and save him. Why any Conservative would watch his shows and add to his numbers, I will never understand. We could use a real conservative in that slot.


38 posted on 08/07/2009 5:25:25 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: clintonh8r

That’s what his problem is. All of us here know that “education” is a concept invented by the left and is utterly useless!

BOR must be silenced!


39 posted on 08/08/2009 9:38:03 AM PDT by nolibbers
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To: Rational Thought
Going to Harvard does not mean education. A majority of Harvard students, as in most colleges and universities, go to insignificant liberal arts or humanities majors and do not go into science, medicine, engineering, business, or law,or any major with importance in the real world.

Going to Harvard and getting a degree in humanities or liberal arts is like going to a Giorgio Armani store to buy a pair of socks and then brag about it, you could get a pair of socks from Walmart and no one would give a damn where you get them from because they are just a pair of socks.

40 posted on 08/08/2009 9:48:53 AM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: nolibbers

Brilliant first post! /s


41 posted on 08/08/2009 12:06:01 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Seems fishy")
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To: MissesBush

anybody wanna bet he’s got a Spitzer Problem somewhere...as in on a tape in the desk of the Oval Office?!!!


42 posted on 08/08/2009 12:07:25 PM PDT by mo
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