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NBC CHICAGO: Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following Shooting
NBC Chicago ^ | 6 Nov 2009 | Robert A. George

Posted on 11/06/2009 7:11:53 AM PST by FourPeas

Getty Images President Obama didn't wait long after Tuesday's devastating elections to give critics another reason to question his leadership, but this time the subject matter was more grim than a pair of governorships.

After news broke out of the shooting at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, the nation watched in horror as the toll of dead and injured climbed. The White House was notified immediately and by late afternoon, word went out that the president would speak about the incident prior to a previously scheduled appearance. At about 5 p.m., cable stations went to the president. The situation called for not only his trademark eloquence, but also grace and perspective.

But instead of a somber chief executive offering reassuring words and expressions of sympathy and compassion, viewers saw a wildly disconnected and inappropriately light president making introductory remarks. At the event, a Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian affairs, the president thanked various staffers and offered a "shout-out" to "Dr. Joe Medicine Crow -- that Congressional Medal of Honor winner." Three minutes in, the president spoke about the shooting, in measured and appropriate terms. Who is advising him?

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 1term; bho44; bhodod; cair; forthood; islam; islamofascistbastard; jihad; nidalmalikhasan; obama; shoutout
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
"Who is advising him?"

A bunch of radicals that hate America, but you'd think zer0 would at least be able to exercise some judgement without having to be orchestrated.

He's just an arrogant muzzie, usurping POS and should be removed.

51 posted on 11/06/2009 7:47:29 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (FUBO - When 0bama Fails, Freedom Prevails!)
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To: FourPeas
people are surprised by this?

OneBigAzzMistakeAmerica

52 posted on 11/06/2009 7:47:42 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo (That smell of death...be seeing ya big casino)
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To: pollywog

He is much worse than that! He us selling this nation off to the worlds enemies.
The worst thing about all this is that in spite of what this guy is showing of himself, there are still people, like my middle step daughter and her younger sister, who thinks this guy is a water walker ( as we used to say in the service of someone who was clearly above the rest)and refuses to see that the in the case of one, that the impending loss of her home is directly related to the democrat party, ignoring the warnings of the Bush administration about the housing mess, that got us into this situation. We are on the road to hell and they still think this guy is a saviour!.


53 posted on 11/06/2009 7:47:59 AM PST by celtic gal
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To: milagro

I believe what you are saying is correct. Barry is a puppet for something even more evil than him, and when they are through with him, they will eliminate him to REALLY throw the country into turmoil, to finish it off.


54 posted on 11/06/2009 7:49:18 AM PST by Dewey Revoltnow
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
They just don't plan on a 2nd term.

...the normal, legally-elected way, at least. There'll be martial law, actively provoked by the WH in response to some "event" (an unruly march on DC, perhaps, with unruliness brought on by infiltrating leftist poseurs) by then, and the 2012 elections will be postponed, with "nasty ole' conservative" activists (viz. FR types) and talk-show host types being dramatically shut down and (arrested and) sent off for debriefing (and re-education). The violent response from Barry will be short-lived, thankfully, though at great expense, I suspect.

HF

55 posted on 11/06/2009 7:49:40 AM PST by holden
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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo

Great link.


56 posted on 11/06/2009 7:50:04 AM PST by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: milagro

who REALLY wants to destroy this country, and knows that if Obama were assassinated the blame would be placed on the “hate-mongers of the right

I have always thought that his owner: Soro, is out to destroy this country and that once Hussain’s usefulness is over that he would be assassinated and the country would erupt in a civil war.

The US is not supposed to exist at the End of Time. I guess this would be one way...


57 posted on 11/06/2009 7:50:16 AM PST by Chickensoup (Angry about where our country is going with the current regime at the helm.)
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To: Dewey Revoltnow; milagro

I thought this was already determined to be TOTUS.


58 posted on 11/06/2009 7:50:19 AM PST by ican'tbelieveit (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team# 36120), KW:Folding)
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To: FourPeas

Barak Hussein Obama

Mmmmm mmmmmm mmmmmm


59 posted on 11/06/2009 7:50:22 AM PST by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: CSM

I’d like to give a shout out to our President...”You’re a Moron!!!”


60 posted on 11/06/2009 7:52:47 AM PST by teddyballgame
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To: FourPeas

He’s just a street ****** with a law degree.


61 posted on 11/06/2009 7:52:55 AM PST by clintonh8r (My country. Not my government.)
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To: FourPeas

Who’s advising him? Is that a rhetorical question, or a joke?

He needs his advisors to tell him not to act like a clown and give teen-age “shout outs” to his homies after our military people are slaughtered?

If he needs advisors to tell him how to handle the situation he’s obviously incompetent and not fit for POTUS, which he proved in spades.

It’s not his “advisers” fault, it’s his.


62 posted on 11/06/2009 7:54:08 AM PST by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: celtic gal

I hear you celtic gal. They are blindly following their leader to the grave.


63 posted on 11/06/2009 7:55:56 AM PST by pollywog (staying...... " Under His Wings" Psalm 91:4)
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To: FourPeas

I predict a presidential pardon for this guy in 2012.


64 posted on 11/06/2009 7:56:19 AM PST by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: FourPeas

Obama's saluting form before all that practice for the Dover PHOTO OP. He IS saluting, OK? And that is how he was doing it.

65 posted on 11/06/2009 7:56:47 AM PST by gaijin
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To: FourPeas

He has mental health issues on that we can agree.


66 posted on 11/06/2009 7:57:29 AM PST by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: FourPeas

With each tone deaf gaffe by this poseur, ol’ Jimmah Carter has to be doing huzzahs and hand stands, knowing his “Worst President Ever” title is finally being passed on to someone more incompetent than himself.

And here’s a shout-out to all the one-time voters that foisted this POS on our great nation. From now on, please restrict your voting to “Duncing with the Stars” and “American I-dull”.


67 posted on 11/06/2009 7:57:55 AM PST by ssaftler (Borg Queen Obama: Resistance is futile!)
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To: Marty62

Using ghetto lingo preceding a tepid statement regarding this tragedy. What a “president” we have.

I had to force myself to view this charade.


68 posted on 11/06/2009 7:58:01 AM PST by Hilltop (Control the high ground. Control the battlefield.)
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To: FourPeas

EVERYONE I talk to is sick of Obama. They are sick of his speeches and campaign and do nothing and blame Bush game attitude.Everyone knows he is ruining this country beyond words.

WHY are no reps or public figure speaking out and stopping him?


69 posted on 11/06/2009 7:58:44 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: FourPeas

I watched this live. It revealed O’s true self.

His compassion is faked. As faked as his photo op salute to the coffins.


70 posted on 11/06/2009 7:58:56 AM PST by aculeus
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To: holden

They’ve been playing the incremental game for a very long time, and they’ve got very far with that game. America has quite a lot of marxism enacted right now.

I doubt they’ll rock the boat as you say.

There are less obvious ways they can gain more power than that. For example they could make it like some racist white guy or anti-abortionist kills him. Pow, democrat supermajority in both houses & whitehouse for 20 years.


71 posted on 11/06/2009 7:59:06 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
The entire nation is going to turn against the disgrace that is Hussein Obama.

Even better, officials in Hawaii that know truth about Obama's birth might decide to release documents.

72 posted on 11/06/2009 7:59:32 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Marty62
I had FOX News on at the office and was watching as the resident came on.

I was in total amazement.

'Why is he not opening with condolences for the fallen and wounded soldiers at Fr. Hood'

'Does he not know what has happened?'

Then I realized this guy doesn't really give a crap about our military and their families else he would have began with condolences, not shoot outs!

What a F'n Jerk!

73 posted on 11/06/2009 8:00:27 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: gaijin

On election night, I saw a clip of him departing AF1 with Corzine, and it seemed that the salute he gave then was... an inconvenience. Compared to President Bush who was always crisp, smile on his face, relayed respect for those serving.


74 posted on 11/06/2009 8:00:55 AM PST by ican'tbelieveit (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team# 36120), KW:Folding)
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To: TexasCajun

“doesn’t really give a crap about our military and their families “

I’ve been saying that for months.
That is why I want our heros home.
Obviously, we need them here.


75 posted on 11/06/2009 8:02:54 AM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: Dewey Revoltnow

Only one thing comes to mind: LORD HAVE MERCY! And I pray that—with all my heart and soul!


76 posted on 11/06/2009 8:03:03 AM PST by milagro
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To: gaijin

That salute photo speaks volumes on so many topics.


77 posted on 11/06/2009 8:05:00 AM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: gaijin
He is either got his thumb stuck in his ear or it is a disguised way of saying to the dead service personnel, “ kiss my black A**, sucker”.
78 posted on 11/06/2009 8:07:02 AM PST by celtic gal
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To: FourPeas

“Disgrace” doesn’t begin to describe this President. “Disgrace” would mean that at one point he actually garnered any kind of respect.

He is absolutely the worst thing to happen to the country.


79 posted on 11/06/2009 8:07:36 AM PST by JenB987
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To: albie

No he’s going to do the photo op stuff and come up with some committee to look into this crisis at Ft. Hood... and his numbers will actually improve. He loves this kind of thing.

He’s a do nothing president....who likes to act like he’s doing something.


80 posted on 11/06/2009 8:07:40 AM PST by nikos1121 (Praying for -16.)
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To: patriotspride
Obamah makes Jimmy Carter look downright intelligent.

Obamah is hands-down "Worst President Ever!!"

81 posted on 11/06/2009 8:08:12 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: milagro

“alive and well”

GOT THAT RIGHT..NO HERO STATUS FOR THIS GUY.
He need to suffer the Jimmah Carter life. Except HE now gets the label “WORST PRESIDENT IN AMERICAN HISTORY”


82 posted on 11/06/2009 8:08:40 AM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: FourPeas

You did. FR’s search doesn’t include words three letters and under. I bet you searched on “NBC.”

It’s not your fault.


83 posted on 11/06/2009 8:09:20 AM PST by ConservativeMind (I love it every time a criminal dies at the hands of a victim.)
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To: celtic gal

Just heard of FOX..the reporter in at the WH ( not Garrett) say that it was uncertain if 0bama would go to Ft Hood or not as there is so much going on in the world situations. Can you imagine that! President Bush would already be there!!!
I hope all Military Personnel are taking note of just how much this dolt in the WH who is strutting around as CIC cares not one whit about them.
I wish we could have an impeachment of this MAGGOT IN CHIEF.


84 posted on 11/06/2009 8:10:15 AM PST by celtic gal
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To: TexasCajun

I wasn’t born yet when Carter was in office. I asked my mom yesterday if she was this scared and horrified back then when he was President. She said, “No. I knew he was just a moron. This man is evil. How I feel now if completely foreign to me.”


85 posted on 11/06/2009 8:12:17 AM PST by JenB987
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

same here

everyone I know , even those who voted for him are sick of him and how radical they have become but they are fed up of him in another way and that is how he is treating the white hosue like a big laugh,

Many have said how they view him as not taking things seriously and that he is out of touch with average Americans.

More and more are asking about his wife too and why has she not done anything but vacation.

But everyone is fed up of the way he is viewed and views himself as a rock star .

People are losing their jobs and I know quite a few, a couple are being foreclosed and pone elderly has no electricity because she cannot afford her electric bill and this congress keeps going on about health care


86 posted on 11/06/2009 8:13:46 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman, end of. -end racism end affirmative action)
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To: celtic gal

Is this Obama’s Katrina Moment?


87 posted on 11/06/2009 8:17:46 AM PST by RatsDawg (At least we don't have to worry about riding in Ted Kennedy's car anymore...)
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To: JenB987
I know what you mean.

If we can just hold him and Radical Democrats off one more year till the mid-term elections, I think we can take back the congress and senate and put an end to this madness.

I honestly believe there is a lot of buyer's remorse out there. ..those too stupid to realize Obamah was blowing 'moderate' smoke up their butts during the campaign.

88 posted on 11/06/2009 8:23:03 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: FourPeas
It seemed like he had to finish a teleprompter speech first before he could move on. Previous articles on FR have mentioned how a narcissist will not be able to hide it. Eventually it shows through. Lack of empathy is one of the characteristics.
89 posted on 11/06/2009 8:23:59 AM PST by opentalk
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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo

Isn’t it funny that V was originally set to imitate the Nazi’s take over of Germany, and it is considered Right-Wing propaganda?

The liberals always told us that the Nazi’s were Right Wing, so shouldn’t this be liberal propaganda? What are they afraid of? Its very telling...


90 posted on 11/06/2009 8:24:38 AM PST by RatsDawg (At least we don't have to worry about riding in Ted Kennedy's car anymore...)
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To: milagro; neverdem; narses; patton
Color me “tin-foil”—but I have been praying—seriously—that Obama leave office alive and well, BECAUSE I have this awful feeling that behind Obama is a “controller”, who REALLY wants to destroy this country, and knows that if Obama were assassinated the blame would be placed on the “hate-mongers of the right”—and any media personalities (like Rush and Beck) who could be painted with that wide brush. That would be a very effective way to marginalize “conservatives”, and give the Le

That's why “they” are even now hyping the “assination” fears of the left.

3 years to go.

91 posted on 11/06/2009 8:30:29 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: manc

Obama wants to tax us to death.

Tell me what the American reaction will be if he announces global warming NWO with the U.N. on Dec. 10th to save us all supposedly.


92 posted on 11/06/2009 8:32:07 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: FourPeas
Who is advising him?


93 posted on 11/06/2009 8:35:02 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Hope....Change...Food Stamps!)
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To: FourPeas
You know, I don’t think he cares. Were he a proud American it *would* matter, but to Pres Obama the only thing that matters is himself.

It seems like there is another -probably Soros- agenda that he is in office for. Doesn't care or like America and its people and traditions. He has be programed not to.

94 posted on 11/06/2009 8:35:34 AM PST by opentalk
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To: PghBaldy

Being from Cherokee heritage, myself.....that picture is soooooo disrespectful. What an asshole.


95 posted on 11/06/2009 8:51:01 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: opentalk

Oh, I agree. I just don’t think Obama is aware he’s a pawn. He actually thinks it’s all about him which makes him the perfect pawn.


96 posted on 11/06/2009 8:54:25 AM PST by FourPeas (Why does Professor Presbury's wolfhound, Roy, endeavour to bite him?)
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To: FourPeas
Crow did NOT win the MOH. He got the bronze star. To Obozo, I guess they're the same.


97 posted on 11/06/2009 8:55:00 AM PST by pabianice
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To: PatriotGirl827

bookmark for later read


98 posted on 11/06/2009 8:55:51 AM PST by PatriotGirl827 (Pray for the United States of America!)
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To: holden
>>an unruly march on DC, perhaps

Observe the demeanor of the Capitol Police when confronted with the (mythical) "Angry Mob".


9/12/2009

99 posted on 11/06/2009 9:00:14 AM PST by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: All
Obama votes PRESENT in soldier shootings...
100 posted on 11/06/2009 9:01:41 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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