Skip to comments.(The Muslim) Barack Obama: Nasa must try to make Muslims 'feel good'
Posted on 07/07/2010 3:58:42 AM PDT by tobyhill
Charles Bolden, a retired United States Marines Corps major-general and former astronaut, said in an interview with al-Jazeera that Nasa was not only a space exploration agency but also an "Earth improvement agency".
Mr Bolden said: "When I became the Nasa administrator, he [Mr Obama] charged me with three things.
"One, he wanted me to help reinspire children to want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand our international relationships; and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science, math, and engineering."
He added: "It is a matter of trying to reach out and get the best of all worlds, if you will, and there is much to be gained by drawing in the contributions that are possible from the Muslim [nations]."
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Gee gosh and golly. Nothing I’d rather see our tax dollars go to than making Muzzies (who delight in beheading innocent Jews and Christians) feel oh-so-good about their little pathetic selves.
Guess Obambi didn’t get the memo that the Muslim world is still stuck in the 12th century. Go figure.
I always thought that the primary way NASA could make people feel good about themselves is to land the space ship right side up. Is there an addition to the mission statement now?
Anybody mentioned that idea to Bork Odinga??
Now that global warming is grounded they needed a new mission.
Unreal.Thats all i can say.
If this is all they have to spend their[our]money on, just don’t bother.
Want to save big bucks? Shut down NASA. Its not like we are doing anything space related....
If muslims want to feel good they could try waking up and joining the 21st century. The 7th century is vastly over-rated from a feel-good, self-image perspective.
Soon we won’t even have an operable space shuttle to fly into skyscrapers.
Soon we won’t even have an operable space shuttle to fly into skyscrapers.
He added: “It is a matter of trying to reach out and get the best of all worlds, if you will, and there is much to be gained by drawing in the contributions that are possible from the Muslim [nations].”
Which contributions are those? Beheading Christians and Jews? Stoning their own women to death for just about anything and everything? Using children to deliver suicide nail bombs? How does Space Exploaration fit in with a society that is mirred in the 7th Century?
The only technical and engineering contribution made by muslims is the development of the IED, hardly something to be proud of.
This story is being reported in a lot of places. Might end up being seen as a real gaffe on the part of the administration. Of course if some member of the GWB team had revealed such an asinine bit of “policy” they would be demanding the administrator resign and the president would be trashed by the elite media.
In any case I say Republicans should run ads with Bolden’s comments in FL and other states where the space industry is big this fall. Just might help them gain some ground, especially in areas that stand to lose a lot of jobs. They should be more incensed now knowing that this administration’s top priority for the space agency is NOT to explore space.
Its pretty dang sad that their big invention: the ZERO turned out to be nothin....
Until another Republican sits in the Whitehouse... NASA is dead.
If the muslims have so much to contribute, why do we need to make them "feel good" about their accomplishments?
The russians showed the persians how to do it... they stole it from us... so did the chicoms.
That is the face of pure hate and evil.
Why is their "religion" singled out for outreach by NASA?
How insane! What an outrage!
Is it because centuries ago they discovered addition.....and since then they've practiced multiplication, division and subtraction (by murder)?
Even "their" concept of Zero was "borrowed" from India.
Pity the mighty Zero, it means nothing now....
“:Charles Bolden, a retired United States Marines Corps major-general...”
Even my Marine Corps is going down the crapper. Next we’ll see the 1st Marine Div weaving baskets and handing them out to illegals to carry babies over the border.
The Clintons used this same tactic and all it encouraged was two attacks on the WTC as well as other attacks and plots against the U.S. Encouraging improved self esteem and self confidence in muslims is like encouraging a tiger to eat at your back door, eventually you will need to walk out the door and the tiger will eat you for dinner.
After getting my BS in physics, I was lucky enough to work as a summer intern at NASA's Johnson center in Clear Lake for two summers. It was an exciting time. I got to work with scientist studying hyper velocity impact on various materials with a HVG apparatus. I got to survey the spacesuits of the Gemini's EVA teams to look for micro meteoroid impacts. Only one was found on a lexan visor. Needless to say NASA was focused and everyone was working to fulfill JFK's promise to get to the moon and return before the end of the 1960's. It was an exciting place to work.
Well, fast forward through graduate school (PhD Solid State Physics) and twenty years of active duty in the USAF, I went to work for a FFRDC (Federally-funded R&D Center). About three years later, I started working with NASA again. However, this was in a program office environment vice laboratory. My observations then clearly led me to believe NASA had been ossified: that is, things were done a certain way and now the legal beagles were everywhere. No innovation and please don't rock the boat.
For the last three years I've worked at another NASA center in DC. The program office where I work is actually a fairly good team balanced between the ground, spacecraft, and sensor segments for future geosynchronous weather satellite systems. However, the campus is now nearly 50 years old and PC has become the LAW of appropriate behavior.
BO came on to the scene and promptly killed Constellation and Mars missions and decided we would chum up with the Russians to fly to the ISS. The lashings continued with more PC directives to add insult to injury:
We now have a MONTH to "celebrate" Gay-lesbian-deviants and their fellow travelers (Thanks to BO). Our URL visits are monitored to prevent visiting "inappropriate" websites: So far Free Republic is still ok, but several of my conservative sites are blocked.
And now, it's let's feel make the muzzies feel good. Are you f'ing kidding?
Today, BO has performed breathtakingly as a Communist destroyer of the USA across the span of nearly all segments of American life and business. We had better have our ducks lined up in November to stop this destruction of Freedom and Liberty. BO makes Jimma Carter almost look like an almost competent president.
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set off a nuke on top of that damned rock in mecca,
Now that would make ME happy.
Sounds like the good general (ret) was of the muslim faith, american brand, to be appointed by the muslim in the whitehouse.
I mean the Obama admin is turning into not merely being a typicaly, awful lib admin, but something out of a SNL skit...that’s if the libs on the show would have the temerity to anger their Beloved Leader in that way.
"Barack Obama received at least some instruction in the Islamic faith of his father and went with him to the mosque, but the importance of this experience is vastly overstated by conservative commentators who seek to portray Obama as a Muslim of sorts. Radical anti-Americanism, rather than Islam, was the reigning faith in the Dunham household. ...
Barack Obama is a clever fellow who imbibed hatred of America with his mother's milk, but worked his way up the elite ladder of education and career. He shares the resentment of Muslims against the encroachment of American culture, although not their religion. He has the empathetic skill set of an anthropologist who lives with his subjects, learns their language, and elicits their hopes and fears while remaining at emotional distance. That is, he is the political equivalent of a sociopath. The difference is that he is practicing not on a primitive tribe but on the population of the United States.
There is nothing mysterious about Obama's methods. "A demagogue tries to sound as stupid as his audience so that they will think they are as clever as he is," wrote Karl Krauss. Americans are the world's biggest suckers, and laugh at this weakness in their popular culture. Listening to Obama speak, Sinclair Lewis' cynical tent-revivalist Elmer Gantry comes to mind, or, even better, Tyrone Power's portrayal of a carnival mentalist in the 1947 film noire Nightmare Alley. The latter is available for instant viewing at Netflix, and highly recommended as an antidote to having felt uplifted by an Obama speech. ..."
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Obama is also bending over backwards to appease his comrades in Moscow on “nuclear disarmament”, missile defense, and various other critical matters. The Russians seek a return of the Soviet Union with Comrade Obama’s hot and eager help.
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Russian media is protecting Obama, even put Bill Ayers, New Black Panthers on their Russian TV and spun them as victims.
I’d personally prefer to make Halle Berry feel good.
All of them are STILL seeking a one-world communist government. Bill Ayers and the Panthers (old and new) were/are openly communist). And the Russian bear has only been hibernating awaiting the collapse of the US. Thanks to that scumbag rat Obama, their "new world order" has never looked more attainable.
Am I the only one who translates this mission directive to “we’ve got to get a delivery system into the hands of the Muslims who would destroy America”?
Well, do they feel good yet?