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DNC Uses Flag Desecration Video to Raise Funds
FoxNews ^ | Thursday, October 29, 2009 | FOXNews.com

Posted on 10/29/2009 8:51:31 AM PDT by MestaMachine

A Democratic fundraising video on President Obama's political Web site shows an American flag mural being covered in graffiti and desecrated with slogans about health care reform.

As a heart monitor beeps ominously in the background, a graffiti artist paints over the Stars and Stripes with phrases criticizing opposition to the Democratic legislation, including "profit over life" and the crossed-out words "death panel." The whole flag is eventually smeared with paint and blacked out.

One of 20 finalists in the Democratic National Committee's "Health Reform Video Challenge," the video shows the Los Angeles-based graffiti artist "Saber" at work, according to a copy of the video posted to YouTube.

The DNC is using the splattered Old Glory to pick up some change, asking for donations to air the winner of its contest. "[T]o put the winning ad on national television, we'll need folks to chip in and help cover the cost of getting the ad on the air," the DNC says on its my.BarackObama.com Web site, which hosts its Organizing for America campaign program.

"I think that most Americans no matter what their political persuasion is will find this pretty obscene and pretty shocking," said Armstrong Williams, a conservative radio host. Williams said it was a bad message to send for the DNC to give "energy and credibility" to an artist desecrating the flag.

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KEYWORDS: desecration; dnc; dncstrategy; flagdesecration; fundraising; obamacare; oldglory; video
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More Marxist FILTH!
1 posted on 10/29/2009 8:51:32 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: MestaMachine
The Republicans should use this as a commercial.
2 posted on 10/29/2009 8:53:53 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Grovelnator Schwarzenkaiser, fashionable fascism one charade at a time.)
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To: LucyT; STARWISE; 444Flyer

PING!


3 posted on 10/29/2009 8:54:11 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1, 4 if by Thread.)
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To: Carry_Okie

This is obscene!


4 posted on 10/29/2009 8:55:24 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1, 4 if by Thread.)
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To: MestaMachine
"I think that most Americans no matter what their political persuasion is will find this pretty obscene and pretty shocking," said Armstrong Williams,

Nope.

5 posted on 10/29/2009 8:57:18 AM PDT by workerbee (If you vote for Democrats, you are engaging in UnAmerican Activity.)
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To: MestaMachine

6 posted on 10/29/2009 8:57:31 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY B***!! - President Obama)
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To: MestaMachine
Liberals have no respect for what our flag represents, nor any respect for the values and freedom it stands for.

10-28-09

“Marblehead gym members say giant American flag is offensive”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2373308/posts

7 posted on 10/29/2009 8:57:41 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: isthisnickcool

8 posted on 10/29/2009 8:58:29 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: MestaMachine

Well, they are ANTI-AMERICAN.

They are working up to COMMUNISM - socialism is just a step in that direction. So CAPITALISM and PRIVATE ENTERPRISE must be DENOUNCED. They are doing this by MOCKING what our country is or WAS about. They are redefining our country.

To be an AMERICAN is also to be a CAPITALIST.

Hope that makes sense ...


9 posted on 10/29/2009 8:59:17 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: MestaMachine

10 posted on 10/29/2009 8:59:27 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: MestaMachine

Keep pushing it socialists!


11 posted on 10/29/2009 9:01:01 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: MestaMachine; rocco55; thouworm; rxsid; GOPJ; Fred Nerks; null and void; stockpirate; george76; ...
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. . . . DNC Uses Flag Desecration Video to Raise Funds

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12 posted on 10/29/2009 9:01:51 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: MestaMachine
The American flag certainly seems to have a lot of significance to this woman.

And to these men...

Soldiers raising American flag at Atsugi Airbase. (1945)


13 posted on 10/29/2009 9:07:18 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: MestaMachine

14 posted on 10/29/2009 9:08:01 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: MestaMachine
Imagine how the left would get "Wee Wee'd up" if the RNC selected THIS as a winning image in an anti-Obamacare contest...


15 posted on 10/29/2009 9:08:12 AM PDT by 24-7Freeper
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To: LucyT

WHY, DNC do you hate our country so much?


16 posted on 10/29/2009 9:08:21 AM PDT by azishot
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To: nmh

To be an American ALSO means FREEDOM. Blacking out the American flag is Freudian. It is the very SYMBOL of American Freedom. This is just one more disgusting perversion in a long line of disgusting perversions that AMERICANS should NOT tolerate.
They are baiting us beyond our tolerance. This is SO in your face I cannot find the words to describe how I feel.
Rage does not even begin to cover it.


17 posted on 10/29/2009 9:14:11 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1, 4 if by Thread.)
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To: MestaMachine

“’O,’ say can you see Obama’s face on U.S. flag?
Readers promise to track down those modifying Old Glory”

http://www.wallstreetsurvivor.com/CS/forums/p/33829/310003.aspx


18 posted on 10/29/2009 9:15:39 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: 444Flyer

I am sitting here with tears flowing down my face. The myriad emotions running though me after the past few days is so overwhelming that I can scarcely control it.
Anger doesn’t cover it. It’s a combination of abject hatred and outrage and helplessness that I have never felt before.


19 posted on 10/29/2009 9:18:35 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1, 4 if by Thread.)
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To: Man50D

“Keep pushing it socialists!”

On the same page as you! (probably more like MOST)


20 posted on 10/29/2009 9:18:47 AM PDT by fujimoh
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To: MestaMachine
:( I know Mesta. I woke up with tears for our Troops after hearing he was surrendering to the Taliban. Tears now, and back to the fight.
21 posted on 10/29/2009 9:21:12 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: MestaMachine
It’s a combination of abject hatred and outrage and helplessness that I have never felt before.

Remember, we are the majority. We are putting increasing and sustained pressure on them, the likes of which they have not experienced. It will only get worse for them as our numbers grow and become more organized.
22 posted on 10/29/2009 9:23:23 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: MestaMachine


23 posted on 10/29/2009 9:27:23 AM PDT by Brown Deer
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To: MestaMachine

Photobucket

24 posted on 10/29/2009 9:29:29 AM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/user/GloriaJane)
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To: GloriaJane

Photobucket
25 posted on 10/29/2009 9:31:53 AM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.last.fm/user/GloriaJane)
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To: MestaMachine

Flag should morph in to a red flag with a hammer and sickle in the corner.


26 posted on 10/29/2009 9:35:05 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: 444Flyer
I have never seen this picture!

Why doesn’t anybody(other than freepers)take notice of these kinds of things.

How can we have a jerk like this running our country? How could people have been so damned jaded?

27 posted on 10/29/2009 9:35:35 AM PDT by Mrs. Frogjerk
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To: Carry_Okie

No doubt! I think this is going to backfire on them. Only the extremist elements will be “energized” by this shameless act. The moderate Democrats (read as non-Communist Dems) aren’t going to like this anymore than us I don’t suppose (although they may hide behind platitudes like Freedom of Expression to avoid conflict)! And the Independent “swing” voters are NOT going to like this at all. Of course, the only ones seeing it at this point are the folks on the DNC mailing list. I do not expect this to be covered by the MSM... SO, I guess WE should be the ones passing this around so the swing voters DO see this! LOL


28 posted on 10/29/2009 9:47:51 AM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: nmh

“We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” Thus spake Barak Hussein Obama, on 31 October 2008. Those words are not without significance, deadly significance for our nation and its Constitution, as we see a future of bankruptcy by design under rule by Obama’s personally appointed Parallel Executive Branch, a shadow government headed by carefully chosen socialist/communist “advisors” and “coordinators.”


29 posted on 10/29/2009 9:49:12 AM PDT by Elsiejay (.)
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To: isthisnickcool

Maybe I’m confused, but why would they put Kennedy, Roosevelt, and Obama’s name along with Death Panels? The message most people will get out of this is NOT what this Democrat Graffiti artist thinks they will get... It looks more like an ANTI-Government health-care “expression” — although the Patriots I know that are against this whole Obamacare debacle would NEVER do this to a flag!

Just thought of something — I wonder if the “artist” is REALLY a Democrat? Perhaps he is an anarchist or something, and sees the DEATH PANELS and the Dems as a DANGER to our nation and the DNC is so stupid they think this supports their initiative simply because they LOVE to see people desecrating our flag! [Wouldn’t THAT be priceless?] Wouldn’t make me love the artist mind you, but his message here isn’t that clear-cut...


30 posted on 10/29/2009 9:56:06 AM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: MestaMachine
Here's a little something to cheer you up.;-)

The U.S. Marine Corps' PR department issued this press release with photos showing Reconnaissance and Sniper Platoons training in Kuwait. Specifically, they're practicing "special purpose insertion/extraction" where a group of Marines is lashed to a rope, then quickly dropped from a helicopter flying 250 feet above the ground. If you look closely at some of the pictures, however, you can see that several of them are taking a little time out from their busy training schedule to see the sights and snap some holiday photos with their DIGITAL CAMERAS (click on the photo to see it full-size).


31 posted on 10/29/2009 10:03:00 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: Elsiejay
Yeah, and Barbara Boxer talking about how the world was seeing a "peaceful transfer of power" right before the (first) oath by Obama was taken wasn't without meaning either. As Axelrod has written for two candidates in their speeches; "Just Words?" - nope! It sent a chill down my spine at least. It was like a prediction that the NEXT time wouldn't be peaceful. And, the way things are currently we will NOT get the government BACK under the thumb of the Constitution peacefully, unfortunately. IMHO, the liberals will push, and push to find out just how much we will accept, then they will push even harder for an excuse to "put down the rebellion" -- a rebellion for FREEDOM, but with the way people are so wrapped up in Obama's Cult of Personality they won't see it that way... I truly hope and pray it won't happen, but that's the way things look to me at the moment...
32 posted on 10/29/2009 10:03:21 AM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: MestaMachine; Saoirise

33 posted on 10/29/2009 10:04:23 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: LucyT
Delegitimize...
Demonize...
Destroy...
DNC
34 posted on 10/29/2009 10:06:52 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("When France chides you for appeasement, you know you're scraping bottom." --Charles Krauthammer)
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To: 444Flyer

"...Reconnaissance and Sniper Platoons training in Kuwait.... practicing "special purpose insertion/extraction"

If you look closely at some of the pictures, however, you can see that several of them are taking a little time out from their busy training schedule to see the sights and snap some holiday photos with their DIGITAL CAMERAS.

mmm, being Reconnaissance and Sniper Marines , the digital photos of the immediate insertion area provide them with critical info not always available in other forms. Being able to review after insertion might show op force locations and other mobile elements.

Your posted photo doesn't enlarge the image. If you posted the source link it might be interesting to view the "rabbit ears" the cameraman is carrying in his pack. Satellite uplink could quickly transfer photo intel to the command post. Beats the heck out of slow sketching in a fast moving situation.

Just sayin' ;>)

35 posted on 10/29/2009 10:29:19 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: MestaMachine

No patriot of this country should think THAT obamanation of our flag is a good idea.

36 posted on 10/29/2009 10:40:05 AM PDT by rxsid (HOW CAN A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN'S STATUS BE "GOVERNED" BY GREAT BRITAIN? - Leo Donofrio (2009))
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To: 444Flyer

Aye Aye Sir!


37 posted on 10/29/2009 10:42:02 AM PDT by Saoirise (Right the wrong and free SGT. Hutchins, NOW!)
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To: Saoirise

He’s major trouble for the enemy. You can see it in his eyes.


38 posted on 10/29/2009 10:48:06 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: Covenantor
Looks like they're just relaxing right before pounding ‘some’ back into the stone age. All in a day's work.;)
39 posted on 10/29/2009 10:56:05 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: LibertyRocks

“but his message here isn’t that clear-cut...”

Revolting & ambiguous -—mixed messages-— maybe that’s why it was chosen. I’m seeing a lot of that lately

Is that an Alinsky rule?


40 posted on 10/29/2009 11:04:45 AM PDT by thouworm
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To: nmh

Don’t worry about Old Glory, Obama is going to replace
it with an all new one, it will be all RED.


41 posted on 10/29/2009 12:02:30 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Covenantor

You don’t take intel photos while strung on rope during insertion or extraction. WAY too late for that.

The guys I’ve seen carry the cameras to document a KICK ASS experience, nothing more.


42 posted on 10/29/2009 1:10:20 PM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: Saoirise; MestaMachine; SJSAMPLE

BTW post #33 is a pic of John Cena, the actor. WWE Champion John Cena posed with Marines at Camp Pendleton at the premiere of his new movie "The Marine" (2006).

Lifting some troop morale from the appearance of the picture, and doing more in a moment than Obama has done in his entire life to support our troops whom highly esteem the Flag of the United States of America.

43 posted on 10/30/2009 9:09:10 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: MestaMachine; Nachum; HollyB; Saoirise; ~Kim4VRWC's~; NoObamaFightForConservatives; mojitojoe; ...
Brace yourselves if you haven't seen this piece of filth yet:

“DNC Uses Flag Desecration Video to Raise Funds”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO6hNnAfXOw

44 posted on 10/30/2009 9:21:35 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: 444Flyer

the way they are promoting obamacare is beyond shameless, they promote as if we will all die if not passed.


45 posted on 10/30/2009 9:49:23 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: 444Flyer

I saw that video on tv last night, hubby turned to me and said something like “why does that not surprise me”..I forget which show it was on, but the gist of the commentary was what if repubs did that, and used kids in that manner. Disgusting! That pic of obama not holding his hand over his heart, while all stood in respect of the flag told us all the truth. He has no respect for it, and neither do his thugs.


46 posted on 10/30/2009 11:04:49 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: 444Flyer

Every single pic on this thread needs to be saved forever. There was a pic on another thread where a little boy (whose griefsticken face made my heart just ache) was at the funeral of his dad (not sure if he was a marine?) Regardless..a serviceman was handing him the flag that had been draped on his dad’s coffin. That should be displayed along with all of the ones above.


47 posted on 10/30/2009 11:13:50 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~
This one says it all:


48 posted on 10/30/2009 1:21:20 PM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; MestaMachine; NoObamaFightForConservatives; All

“There She Stands”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0wr8egTnYw


49 posted on 10/30/2009 1:23:28 PM PDT by 444Flyer ("Permission to engage the enemy Sir! " " Permission denied." (Under CIC Obamao.))
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To: 444Flyer

That’s the pic I’m talkin about!!!!!


50 posted on 10/30/2009 1:39:32 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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