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President Obama's speech to students outrages Oklahoma GOP legislators
The Oklahoman ^ | 3 Sep 09 | By Julie Bisbee - Capitol Bureau

Posted on 09/03/2009 8:34:40 PM PDT by PhiKapMom

President Obama's speech to students outrages Oklahoma GOP legislators

Republican state lawmakers are sounding off against President Barack Obama's plan to address school children Tuesday.

The Democratic president plans to talk to school children in an address that will be streamed live over the Internet on the White House Web site.

State Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said allowing Obama to speak directly to students is "indoctrination."

"No president, Republican or Democrat, should interrupt the education process in this manner," Kern said. "Our children should not be exploited this way for partisan purposes."

In 1991, President George H.W. Bush, a Republican, addressed the nation's students, urging them to avoid drugs, study hard and report troublemakers.

State Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso, said he is concerned because Obama is to address such topics as global warming, environmental conservation and other social issues.

"President Obama's topics are best left for parents to talk about with their children, not the president of the United States," said Brogdon, who is running for governor in 2010.

State Sen. Steve Russell, R-Oklahoma City, compared the president's efforts to speak to school children with indoctrination programs seen in communist countries and Nazi Germany.

"I'm concerned parental rights are being usurped by this," Russell said. "This is akin to something you would see in North Korea or under Saddam Hussein's Iraq. It attempts to create a cult of personality and goes directly against our personal liberties."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: angrymob; bho44; bhoeducation; bhospeech; indoctrination
Knew this was not going to go over well in Oklahoma, a state that only voted 34% for ZERO.
1 posted on 09/03/2009 8:34:40 PM PDT by PhiKapMom
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To: PhiKapMom

is there room for more peeps in Oklahoma. Sounds like about the only sane state left in the union.


2 posted on 09/03/2009 8:37:51 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: PhiKapMom

People are carchin on to this Evil bastard.


3 posted on 09/03/2009 8:38:04 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PhiKapMom
State Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso, said he is concerned because Obama is to address such topics as global warming, environmental conservation and other social issues.

This statement sounds like he KNOWS Obama is/was going to discuss these topics. I haven't seen that anywhere.

How talking about staying in school and working hard could take a whole hour is beyond me.

4 posted on 09/03/2009 8:39:19 PM PDT by Dianna (Obama Barbie: Governing is hard.)
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To: unkus

People are catching on to this Evil bastard.


5 posted on 09/03/2009 8:39:40 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PhiKapMom

It isn’t going over here in Georgia, either.


6 posted on 09/03/2009 8:42:09 PM PDT by VRWCRick
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To: unkus

The False God wants the little ones to start nagging their parents about DeathCare.


7 posted on 09/03/2009 8:42:56 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ExTexasRedhead
The False God wants the little ones to start nagging their parents about DeathCare.
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He wants the spoiled brats to make their children give them more candy, a la Hitler/Stalin. 0bama is an evil bastard!

8 posted on 09/03/2009 8:46:12 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PhiKapMom

Even my non political girlfriend
is going to put up a forceful front
to protect her 12yo daughter from this
garbage.
There’s only so much people can take.
That point has passed.
So lets get it on.


9 posted on 09/03/2009 8:47:07 PM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: PhiKapMom

United in purpose let us serve him forever
He is our hope and we are the change
Obama Obama, our glorious leader
Marching onto a new world of peace and free health care for all.


10 posted on 09/03/2009 8:47:15 PM PDT by garjog (Used to be liberals were just people to disagree with. Now they are a threat to our existence.)
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To: PhiKapMom

Oklahoma! The only state in the nation where EVERY voting precinct voted red!


11 posted on 09/03/2009 8:47:47 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: PhiKapMom
I heard a good description today on the radio of the use of children for political gain.........

Political Pedophilia

12 posted on 09/03/2009 8:58:40 PM PDT by o_zarkman44 (Obama is the ultimate LIE!)
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To: PhiKapMom
n 1991, President George H.W. Bush, a Republican, addressed the nation's students, urging them to avoid drugs, study hard and report troublemakers.

I wonder if that's even true. I've read that no president has ever addressed school kids only with a message sent straight into their schools during schools hours. No president should ever do that.

And those Department of Miseducation discussion guidelines sent out (since revised) to go along with the speech told everyone exactly what this was all about - propaganda to win young supporters for Dear Leader.

13 posted on 09/03/2009 8:59:05 PM PDT by Will88
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To: PhiKapMom

bfl


14 posted on 09/03/2009 9:00:20 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: unkus

Now, if someone would just use some photoshop magic to make the face on the screen Zero's...

15 posted on 09/03/2009 9:17:57 PM PDT by TheBattman (Pray for our country...)
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To: TheBattman

Great pic—from my all-time favorite Super Bowl commercial!

The news locals here in Illinois interviewed some parents, one was against it, of course the others were in favor of letting Obama speak to the children. One father even said that people should stop making it “political.” The stupidity never ceases to amaze...


16 posted on 09/03/2009 9:22:20 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: TheBattman

Now, if someone would just use some photoshop magic to make the face on the screen Zero’s...
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Sorry, I don’t delve in the occult.


17 posted on 09/03/2009 9:29:52 PM PDT by unkus
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To: ilgipper

“is there room for more peeps in Oklahoma. Sounds like about the only sane state left in the union”

Your welcome any time. We need all the good folks we can get.

Born and raised in OK and proud of it.

Send me a note if you need some info on where to land :}


18 posted on 09/03/2009 9:31:45 PM PDT by DaveinOK54 (Freedom is not Free and I'll never quit defending it. Join resistnet.com)
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To: ilgipper

We have tons of room in Oklahoma. You can drive miles around here and see nothing. We have ranches, small towns, large towns, cities, and a whole lot of land in between.

We have 68,667.06 square miles; 3,642,361 (2008 estimate); 50.3 people per square mile

78% white; 8% black; 8% Native American and Alaskan; 7.6% Hispanics (2008)

Every County went for McCain in 2008 and for Bush in 2004. Oklahoma has not voted for a Dem for President since LBJ and everyone I have talked to here regretted that vote for LBJ.

Very conservative state with a liberal Democrat Governor who loves Obama and was one of the first Governors to endorse him but he is term limited and we are about to get a Republican Governor. First time in State History that Republicans control both the House and Senate (first time ever for the Senate in 2008)

Conservatives are always welcome in Oklahoma — Liberals need to stay out of OK as they already control enough states.


19 posted on 09/03/2009 9:34:03 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: unkus

Finally they are catching on to ZERO although Oklahoma only gave him 34% of the vote so we caught on before the election.


20 posted on 09/03/2009 9:34:56 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: VRWCRick

Not in TX either.


21 posted on 09/03/2009 9:35:29 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: bossmechanic

Exactly! The Dems I now talk with around here don’t like ZERO any better then we do. But then most of them wanted Hillary not ZERO.


22 posted on 09/03/2009 9:36:26 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: PhiKapMom

Finally they are catching on to ZERO although Oklahoma only gave him 34% of the vote so we caught on before the election.
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Oklahoma is smarter than Illinois.


23 posted on 09/03/2009 9:41:07 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Will88

I couldn’t believe that paperwork that was sent out. Here is the info on the Bush speech about drugs:

President Bush pleaded with young people around the nation today to stop using drugs and ‘’not to look the other way’’ when others do.

In a 15-minute nationally televised plea from the White House library, the President presented the latest round of an anti-drug campaign that began a week ago with another nationally broadcast message announcing a $7.9 billion package.

http://talk.newagtalk.com/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=117965&mid=834225


24 posted on 09/03/2009 9:41:13 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: unkus

Don’t leave out the US Congress. Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Boxer, Feinstein, Rangel, Waters, Dodd, Frank, Murtha, et al. are all as evil and guilty of attempting to destroy this country and steal our freedom. Americans must never allow their plans for Government/Big Brother determining who lives and who dies aka RAT euthanasia. It’s their plan to prop up Social Security by reducing those around to collect.


25 posted on 09/03/2009 9:41:49 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: TheBattman

26 posted on 09/03/2009 9:47:43 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: PhiKapMom
Liberals need to stay out of OK as they already control enough states.

Liberals are like Terminators - they will never stop until you are dead.

27 posted on 09/03/2009 9:48:08 PM PDT by kromike
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Don’t leave out the US Congress. Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Boxer, Feinstein, Rangel, Waters, Dodd, Frank, Murtha, et al. are all as evil and guilty of attempting to destroy this country and steal our freedom. Americans must never allow their plans for Government/Big Brother determining who lives and who dies aka RAT euthanasia. It’s their plan to prop up Social Security by reducing those around to collect.
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They are of the same ilk as Goebbels, Himmler. Goerring, et. al. Evil is Evil and 0bama and his minions are all Evil bastards. They have no souls. I could not rest if I had what they are advocating/implimenting, on my conscience.


28 posted on 09/03/2009 9:54:57 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PhiKapMom

I don’t recall that, but even if GHWB did a 15 minute address during school hours on CNN, I think he had no business doing it. Classrooms were less “wired” in those days so he probably reached only a fraction of classrooms, and such one shot deals aren’t going to accomplish anything even if for the best of causes.

My objection is that no politician should be granted a captive audience, for any purpose. It’s just anti freedom and anti-free choice. That also goes for teachers who use their position to preach personal views, and I know it is all to common, but efforts to fight it should be increased.


29 posted on 09/03/2009 9:55:41 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Prole

did you do that? Great job!


30 posted on 09/03/2009 10:07:31 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Democrat - The new Party of National Socialism. Pelosi and Kosmas - founding members.)
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To: Prole

Yah!


31 posted on 09/03/2009 10:15:17 PM PDT by TheBattman (Pray for our country...)
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To: unkus

They, too, will face God as we all do, however, they will fall way short.


32 posted on 09/03/2009 10:18:26 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: VeniVidiVici
No, it is not mine.

But, there are several throughout the web.

33 posted on 09/03/2009 10:34:26 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: PhiKapMom

If I didn’t have to move back to CA to be with my elderly parents, I’d probably take you up on it. I bet Oklahoma could use 4 highly intelligent conservative children. :)


34 posted on 09/03/2009 10:37:20 PM PDT by Politicalmom (Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government. -- James Madison)
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35 posted on 09/04/2009 12:40:09 AM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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36 posted on 09/04/2009 12:41:08 AM PDT by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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To: PhiKapMom

Yet another good day to be an Oklahoman.


37 posted on 09/07/2009 7:51:09 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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The longer I have lived in Oklahoma, the happier I am we moved here when Kelly AFB, TX, closed. We had several choices but Oklahoma seemed right for the kids and it has turned out to be a wise decision.

Oklahoma is a wonderful place with some of the nicest people I have ever met.


38 posted on 09/07/2009 8:04:03 AM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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The people are definitely great. It reminds me of the summers I spent with family in these parts. There's a cultural difference in this part of the country, a very good cultural difference. I can't imagine a better place to raise kids.

My extended family is originally from Oklahoma, and I've been trying to get back here for many years. It was all a matter of finding a job. Then one dropped into our laps at just the right time — God is good!

39 posted on 09/07/2009 10:12:39 AM PDT by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: FourPeas

That’s awesome! We had a choice of Tinker AFB here in OK or Robins AFB GA. That was a no brainer — Tinker won hands down.


40 posted on 09/07/2009 2:27:51 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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