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Chinese greet 'Oba Mao' with flaming statue, fakes
AP/Breitbart ^ | 11/13/09 | CARA ANNA

Posted on 11/13/2009 12:04:51 PM PST by Reaganesque

BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese have learned English from his speeches and celebrated the way he rolls up his sleeves. Now President Barack Obama is finally coming, and he's being greeted with "Oba Mao" T-shirts and a statue of him that bursts into flames. Sunday's arrival of a U.S. president admired for his charisma is already a source of profit and brief fame for some Chinese.

Strangest is the burning Obama, tucked away in a Beijing warehouse. Artist Liu Bolin hopes Obama can take time from his visit to drop by.

"He's so hot right now, so I wanted to translate that through my work," said Liu, who was inspired by the idea of the first black U.S. president.

The bronze Obama bust is modeled on Time magazine's "Man of the Year" cover and is speckled with holes for gas that ignites every couple of minutes.

It's a positive work, Liu said.

"Yes, setting something on fire can have negative connotations, but this piece represents energy and life that Obama has given to the world," said the 38-year-old, who made a similar piece for former revolutionary leader Mao Zedong.

"We're eager to see what he can do for China and U.S. relations."

One Beijing shop owner wanted to see what Obama could do for sales. Liu Mingjie created "Oba Mao" T-shirts, with the president wearing the uniform of the Red Guards, who caused chaos during the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s. ...

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhoasia; bhochina; bhovisit; china; mao; obama; statue; tshirts
I'm not sure where to begin with this one. Such a target rich environment. I just love the ""Oba Mao" T-shirts, with the president wearing the uniform of the Red Guards". I wonder if they had a photo to work from? 'Cause, I can't imagine where they would get the idea to portray Mr. Obama in a Red Guard uniform. (snicker)
1 posted on 11/13/2009 12:04:52 PM PST by Reaganesque
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To: Reaganesque

Such a fitting name.


2 posted on 11/13/2009 12:06:11 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Reaganesque

They can make a burning Obama, but not a burning Bush???


3 posted on 11/13/2009 12:06:25 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 296 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Reaganesque

If it’s the statue I’m thinking of......I call it ‘The Flaming Turd’.


4 posted on 11/13/2009 12:08:31 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Reaganesque
Strangest is the burning Obama, tucked away in a Beijing warehouse. ...It's a positive work, Liu said.

LOL, yeah, positive, that's it - positive.

(pssst...Zero - Hillary got to China first)

5 posted on 11/13/2009 12:10:00 PM PST by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: Reaganesque
Here's one of the t-shirts:


6 posted on 11/13/2009 12:10:15 PM PST by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: Reaganesque

7 posted on 11/13/2009 12:10:43 PM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: null and void

Antibiotics take care of a burning bush.


8 posted on 11/13/2009 12:11:08 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Reaganesque

Oba-Mao says it all.


9 posted on 11/13/2009 12:11:41 PM PST by Paperdoll ( Hunter/Palin or Palin/Hunter 2012)
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To: skr

“Oba Mao”

Perfect.


10 posted on 11/13/2009 12:11:46 PM PST by Rennes Templar (All Hail the Community Organizer -in -Chief)
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To: Rennes Templar

Oba Mao

and his cabinet of “Maosketeers”,

featuring Annetta (Anita) Dunne!


11 posted on 11/13/2009 12:13:11 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: null and void

LOL!


12 posted on 11/13/2009 12:13:43 PM PST by floralamiss
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To: NCC-1701
And some others things as well:




13 posted on 11/13/2009 12:15:24 PM PST by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: null and void

Naaahhh! Obama thinks he’s God, not the Chinese.


14 posted on 11/13/2009 12:17:44 PM PST by Reaganesque ("And thou shalt do it with all humility, trusting in me, reviling not against revilers.")
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To: Reaganesque
Photobucket
15 posted on 11/13/2009 12:19:21 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Reaganesque
"Strangest is the burning Obama"

I wonder is a certain, specific part of the anatomy ignites first.

16 posted on 11/13/2009 12:19:57 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: All

Maybe we should contact the guy who created these t-shirts to see if we could produce them here for next year’s election! Maybe he could even send us a good supply of those Red Books too so we can sell them to Dems so they can wave them around at their rallies!


17 posted on 11/13/2009 12:22:27 PM PST by Reaganesque ("And thou shalt do it with all humility, trusting in me, reviling not against revilers.")
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To: jessduntno

Can’t fool the CHINESE!


18 posted on 11/13/2009 12:22:45 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Reaganesque

Another article that makes it sound as if the Chinese are these childlike noble savages who look to the “Big Black Bro” as a beacon of brilliance and savvy. As if they, if not for his speeches, would never learn English. I can only imagine that they mock him behind his back. As for him being similar to Mao, well, Mao was a brainless bureaucrat who wrecked the country with his exercising his mindless academic theories on the population and ‘great leap forward.’

All in all, they’ll turn out, cheer, openly smile at him, but I believe that the smiles will turn to sneers behind his back and the cheering will be done because the state requires a good turnout for a head of state, even if he (head of state) is a brainless dolt. All this ‘hype’ is the sort of thing done by every country that wants to make a good impression for the sake of diplomacy. It usually means nothing and will die out the minute Zero leaves.

After the Chinese leadership have conned him into signing some mindless treaty that either neuters the military from interfering with ‘internal affiars’ (like Tibet which is considered a part of China to the Chinese) and will effectively gain them some sort of trade advantage. They’ll stroke his ego with the possiblity of being publicly hyped as a ‘historic peacemaker who helped bring America and China together’ and he’ll do whatever they say in order to get it (the hype).

The stupidest president going to one of the cleverest countries with the most skillfully deceitful politicians on the planet. I wonder if he is going to suggest that Chinese student interns help out in the office and literally live in the White House.


19 posted on 11/13/2009 12:22:45 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Reaganesque

lawl


20 posted on 11/13/2009 12:23:16 PM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (There was a hole here. It's gone now.)
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To: Reaganesque

The Chinese got it right about ObaMao and they are speaking the truth because Obama the socialist is very close to Mao evil communist principles. However this is a very bad PR for the White House and Obama and they should not like it a bit that Obama is exposed and depicted as Mao.


21 posted on 11/13/2009 12:24:57 PM PST by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: Reaganesque

The perfect gifts for a flaming fake.


22 posted on 11/13/2009 12:25:16 PM PST by Magic Fingers
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To: happinesswithoutpeace

23 posted on 11/13/2009 12:26:16 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Reaganesque

The bronze Obama bust is modeled on Time magazine’s “Man of the Year” cover

I wonder if Time knows about that?
Although I suppose they only take americans to court.


24 posted on 11/13/2009 12:26:57 PM PST 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: MrB

;)


25 posted on 11/13/2009 12:27:19 PM PST by happinesswithoutpeace (There was a hole here. It's gone now.)
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To: Niuhuru
They’ll stroke his ego with the possiblity of being publicly hyped as a ‘historic peacemaker

How many times can he win the Nobel Peace Price before he has to retire undefeated?

26 posted on 11/13/2009 12:27:27 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Magic Fingers

I guess showing him with only his pants on fire just wasn’t dramatic enough.


27 posted on 11/13/2009 12:27:40 PM PST by Reaganesque ("And thou shalt do it with all humility, trusting in me, reviling not against revilers.")
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To: null and void

I wish obama/osama would burst into flames.

(the Left said far worse about Bush, f**k ‘em.)


28 posted on 11/13/2009 12:28:07 PM PST by Levante
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To: Reaganesque

Is there any way we can get China to keep him? He should fit right in with a socialist, totalitarian dictatorship.


29 posted on 11/13/2009 12:29:36 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Reaganesque

That flaming statue makes me wish that the entire 0bama administration would similarly turn into 1000 points of light.


30 posted on 11/13/2009 12:30:00 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: HIDEK6

Who knows. All I know is that this idiot is dealing with snakes. Nasty people who have literally developed a booklet on winning a war. A five thousand year old civilization for pity’s sake. And this idiot allows himself (along with the MSM) that the Chinese look at him as some sort of savior.

All of us are going to end up paying for his idiocy.


31 posted on 11/13/2009 12:31:09 PM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Reaganesque

Here is the one with Obamao in the guard uniform on e-bay ($10). Hopefully these others will start showing up too.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Anti-obama-funny-OBAMAO-MAO-OBAMA-politics-t-shirt_W0QQitemZ260494428896QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUS_CSA_MC_Shirts?var=&hash=item8262a3b9db


32 posted on 11/13/2009 12:32:11 PM PST by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Antibiotics take care of a burning bush.

Try Vagisil first.


33 posted on 11/13/2009 12:32:28 PM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: MrB

(But very funny!)
34 posted on 11/13/2009 12:33:50 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Joe Wilson speaks for me.)
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To: jessduntno

How apropos!


35 posted on 11/13/2009 12:35:16 PM PST by SoKatt ("Change" is not a strategy!)
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To: Yo-Yo

The asian guy at work thought it was very funny...


36 posted on 11/13/2009 12:37:38 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Reaganesque

Don’t outsource this one. Unless they have a copyright in the USA.


37 posted on 11/13/2009 12:39:55 PM PST by ROTB ("By any means necessary" is evil. See what God thinks of "rising oceans" in Jeremiah 5:22)
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To: Reaganesque

LIAR, LIAR PANTS ON FIRE
38 posted on 11/13/2009 1:00:29 PM PST by SC DOC
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To: Reaganesque
Well, what do you a expect...a communist dictatorships that still worships a dictator who died 33 years ago...of course they're going to worship obama...he fits the bill (except for the dead part).

If they want him...they can have him and drool and make T-shirts all day long.
39 posted on 11/13/2009 1:11:05 PM PST by FrankR (To Congress: You cram it down our throats in '09, We'll shove it up your ass in '10!)
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To: Reaganesque
Obama / Red China

. . . . " . . . birds of a feather tend to flock together . ."

40 posted on 11/13/2009 1:17:48 PM PST by atc23
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To: SC DOC

Yep, a real demon from hell.


41 posted on 11/13/2009 1:18:54 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: SC DOC

That’s very disturbing...

All he needs is a trident and a forked tail.


42 posted on 11/13/2009 1:19:54 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Reaganesque

That buring statue of Obama sounds perfect for his house of horrors presidential library. Can we get a matching one of the devil with his arm around Obama’s shoulder too?


43 posted on 11/13/2009 1:20:32 PM PST by 1776 Reborn (Test kids and politicians (bigger idiots) on the Constitution!)
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To: Reaganesque

Maybe they will keep him? Probably not. I would bet the t-shirts are made and forced onto the people by the government and the crowds are all “demonstrate or die” crowds(can’t call them rent a crowds in China).


44 posted on 11/13/2009 1:36:22 PM PST by calex59
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To: SC DOC
obama really should stop smoking.

This is a disturbing visual. I don't care if this statue is supposed to be positive (according to the artist), but the only place a person should be seen on fire is in a crematorium.

I'm surprised there is no fire in his eyes.

45 posted on 11/13/2009 1:52:09 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Or perhaps when emerging from Hell...


46 posted on 11/13/2009 1:53:45 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: MrB

I can’t atop laughing and it’s been five minutes. ROR


47 posted on 11/13/2009 1:59:12 PM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: MaxMax

Ditto...ROR


48 posted on 11/13/2009 2:01:40 PM PST by imfrmdixie
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To: Reaganesque
ROR

China bans ‘Obamao’ shirt, fearing offense to Obama

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2385978/posts

49 posted on 11/13/2009 4:27:06 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: SC DOC; MrB

Behold Molech, who demands child sacrifice and wroship.

Abortion and the Ancient Practice of Child Sacrifice by Andrew White, M.D. (WARNING - graphic photo at beginning)

50 posted on 11/15/2009 3:31:54 AM PST by SkyPilot
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