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New Obama Missile Defense Logo Includes a Crescent
Big Government ^ | Frank Gaffney

Posted on 02/24/2010 1:44:42 PM PST by Mount Athos

The Obama administration’s determined effort to reduce America’s missile defense capabilities initially seemed to be just standard Leftist fare — of a piece with the Democratic base’s visceral hostility to the idea of protecting us against ballistic missile threats. A just-unveiled symbolic action suggests, however, that something even more nefarious is afoot.

The former would be bad enough, starting with Candidate Obama’s pledge to block “unproven missile defenses.” Once in office, he cut over a billion dollars from the Missile Defense Agency’s budget. He cancelled the deployment of interceptors and radars in Eastern Europe designed to defend this country, as well as our allies over there.

Among other reprehensible actions, Team Obama terminated the nation’s only program capable of providing a near-term ability to intercept ballistic missiles early in their flight (i.e., the boost-phase). This Airborne Laser Program nonetheless was successfully tested earlier this month — destroying not one but two missiles similar to those arrayed against us and our friends today and making the case that such systems should be operationalized and deployed as a matter of the utmost urgency.

Then, there are the persistent reports that President Obama is going to accede to Russian demands to reinstitute bilateral restrictions on missile defenses as part of the new START follow-on treaty now being finalized with the Kremlin. Moscow lost its effective veto over such U.S. systems when George W. Bush withdrew from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2001 and the Russians have been as anxious as its American fellow-travelers to be able to exercise it again.

Now, thanks to an astute observation by Christopher Logan of the Logans Warning blog, we have another possible explanation for behavior that — in the face of rapidly growing threats posed by North Korean, Iranian, Russian, Chinese and others’ ballistic missiles — can only be described as treacherous and malfeasant: Team Obama’s anti-anti-missile initiatives are not simply acts of unilateral disarmament of the sort to be expected from an Alinsky acolyte. They seem to fit an increasingly obvious and worrying pattern of official U.S. submission to Islam and the theo-political-legal program the latter’s authorities call Shariah.

What could be code-breaking evidence of the latter explanation is to be found in the newly-disclosed redesign of the Missile Defense Agency logo (above). As Logan helpfully shows, the new MDA shield appears ominously to reflect a morphing of the Islamic crescent and star with the Obama campaign logo. (For a comparison, the previous logo is below.)

Even as the administration has lately made a show of rushing less capable sea- and land-based short-range (theater) missile defenses into the Persian Gulf in the face of rising panic there about Iran’s actual/incipient ballistic missile and nuclear capabilities, Team Obama is behaving in a way that — as the new MDA logo suggests — is all about accommodating that “Islamic Republic” and its ever-more aggressive stance.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhodod; gaffney; husseinobama; logo; missiledefense; obama
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1 posted on 02/24/2010 1:44:42 PM PST by Mount Athos
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To: Mount Athos

Kinda looks like it’s shooting down a crescent.


2 posted on 02/24/2010 1:45:58 PM PST by Darteaus94025
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To: Mount Athos

...everyday - it keeps getting more and more worst with this “Siege of the Republic” by this illegal president...


3 posted on 02/24/2010 1:46:10 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com)
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To: Mount Athos

what the bloody hell


4 posted on 02/24/2010 1:46:12 PM PST by mancini
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To: Mount Athos

This piece of excrement can’t be gone soon enough.


5 posted on 02/24/2010 1:47:25 PM PST by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: mancini

This has to stop. Dear reader wants to be a king. Do they think we don’t notice?


6 posted on 02/24/2010 1:48:29 PM PST by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messiah. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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To: Mount Athos

I have read several articles on this, but have yet to read who designed it. Was it someone on the Pentagon’s staff? I assume the Pentagon has an in-house graphics group. Or did they farm it out to a contractor? If so, who or what? If it was farmed out, how much did it cost? What was wrong with the old one? Inquiring minds want to know.


7 posted on 02/24/2010 1:50:46 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: Mount Athos

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2456423/posts

lots of action on this...


8 posted on 02/24/2010 1:51:19 PM PST by RaceBannon (OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE IS SHOVEL READY...FOR SENIORS!!:: NObama. Not my president.)
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To: La Lydia

Missile Defense Agency says the person to call about this is Rick Lehner. 703-697-8997; richard.lehner@mda.mil.


9 posted on 02/24/2010 1:52:00 PM PST by RaceBannon (OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE IS SHOVEL READY...FOR SENIORS!!:: NObama. Not my president.)
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To: La Lydia

Good point. Repeat often: Who designed this thing?


10 posted on 02/24/2010 1:53:07 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: Mount Athos

Up on Drudge too.


11 posted on 02/24/2010 1:55:30 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: La Lydia
but have yet to read who designed it

In most military organizations, they get a committee together, solicit suggestions from members (sometimes they make it a fun contest), and then the committee gets some designs from the graphics shop or they outsource that part, then everyone votes on which one they like best.

That said, MDA is far from what I'd call a "fun" organization and it wouldn't surprise me at all if it is rife with obamabots.

12 posted on 02/24/2010 1:56:23 PM PST by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: Mount Athos
Logos for units within Major Air Commands are approved at the command level not by congress or the Commander in Chief. I am no fan of 0bama but neither do I want to attribute power to him that he does not exercise.
13 posted on 02/24/2010 1:56:24 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Ben Mugged

Who commissioned a redesign?

I would think we have better things do with our taxpayer dollars than retrofit a logo.


14 posted on 02/24/2010 2:00:39 PM PST by not2worry (WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND)
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To: Mount Athos

I’ve been looking at this for the past couple of days and it sort of reminds me of the picture where the sun was coming up ove the earth’s horizon and it was taken from the shuttle .... but then, it sure does look very Islamic though ...


15 posted on 02/24/2010 2:02:14 PM PST by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: Mount Athos

I want more threads on the Islamification of Space Emblems!!!!

I want more threads about whales eating people!!!!

I want more threads about Arizona requiring proof of citizenship (sic) for Federal Candidates!!!


16 posted on 02/24/2010 2:03:23 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Liberal Massachusetts says: "FUBO!")
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To: not2worry
Who commissioned a redesign?

Logos are redesigned all the time to bring them more in line with current morays.

17 posted on 02/24/2010 2:03:29 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Mount Athos

$#@%$ jerks.


18 posted on 02/24/2010 2:06:00 PM PST by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Ben Mugged

“Logos are redesigned all the time to bring them more in line with current MORONS”.

Sorry couldn’t resist.


19 posted on 02/24/2010 2:07:47 PM PST by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messiah. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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To: bicyclerepair
This piece of excrement can’t be gone soon enough.

You mean Frank Gaffney? I agree.

20 posted on 02/24/2010 2:16:16 PM PST by Romulus (The Traditional Latin Mass is the real Youth Mass)
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To: Mount Athos

Best I’ve heard is that it is signifying a nuclear missile hitting the “heart of the crescent”, Mecca.

(Of course, Muslims would find this deeply offensive, so would demand that the logo be changed. heh.)


21 posted on 02/24/2010 2:18:59 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: La Lydia
I've spent many a sleepness night wondering when, oh when they were going to redesign that logo. /s

Mrs. Prince of Space

22 posted on 02/24/2010 2:27:23 PM PST by Prince of Space ("Hi Mom!")
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To: Mount Athos
and just exactly WHO is the scumbag useless eater that decided that the logo needed changing???

and how much did it cost and who got the contract???

prolly a cool mil tooo...

23 posted on 02/24/2010 2:53:41 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Mount Athos

24 posted on 02/24/2010 3:32:09 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: Ben Mugged
Logos are redesigned all the time to bring them more in line with current morays.


25 posted on 02/24/2010 3:34:58 PM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: AndrewB
At least I pronounced it right.

Mores (English pronunciation: /ˈmɔreɪz, -iz, ˈmoʊr-/, singular mos) is the Latin term for societal norms, customs, virtues or values. Mores derive from the established practices of a society rather than its written laws. They consist of shared understandings about the kinds of behavior likely to evoke approval, disapproval, toleration or sanction, within particular contexts.

26 posted on 02/24/2010 5:09:37 PM PST by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Mount Athos
This sort of thing has been part of space iconography for a long time, as past NASA patches indicate:


27 posted on 02/24/2010 5:18:03 PM PST by x
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To: Mount Athos

I’ll bet the Muslims will bitch about mocking their symbol.


28 posted on 02/24/2010 7:37:47 PM PST by Mike Darancette (You know Obama is in trouble when the MSM mentions that he is half white.)
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To: Mount Athos

obumpa


29 posted on 02/25/2010 2:24:40 PM PST by Dajjal (Obama is an Ericksonian NLP hypnotist.)
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