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(The Muslim) Barack Obama: Nasa must try to make Muslims 'feel good'
telegraph uk ^ | 7/7/2010 | Toby Harnden

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]."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 57statesoverusa; dnc4more911s; dnc4terrorists; feelings; goodgrief; nada; nasa; nasa45states; obama4more911s; obama4terrorists; orbitaltech4islam

1 posted on 07/07/2010 3:58:49 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

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.


2 posted on 07/07/2010 4:01:43 AM PDT by RightOnline
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To: tobyhill

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?


3 posted on 07/07/2010 4:01:59 AM PDT by Bernard (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, Three if by Government)
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To: tobyhill
Most obvious way to fell good I could come up if I were a slammite would be to convert to Christianity...

Anybody mentioned that idea to Bork Odinga??

4 posted on 07/07/2010 4:02:36 AM PDT by wendy1946
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To: tobyhill

Now that global warming is grounded they needed a new mission.


5 posted on 07/07/2010 4:04:38 AM PDT by rsobin
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To: All

Background link:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2547345/posts


6 posted on 07/07/2010 4:04:49 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: tobyhill

Unreal.Thats all i can say.


7 posted on 07/07/2010 4:09:48 AM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: tobyhill

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....


8 posted on 07/07/2010 4:10:38 AM PDT by Adder (Note to self: 11-2-10 Take out the Trash!!!)
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To: tobyhill

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.


9 posted on 07/07/2010 4:13:35 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Obama. Chauncey Gardiner without the homburg.)
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To: tobyhill
What could possibly make them feel better than blowing up the ISS?


10 posted on 07/07/2010 4:14:09 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Adder

Soon we won’t even have an operable space shuttle to fly into skyscrapers.


11 posted on 07/07/2010 4:14:32 AM PDT by CDFingers (In God We Trust. Everyone else bring data.)
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To: Adder

Soon we won’t even have an operable space shuttle to fly into skyscrapers.


12 posted on 07/07/2010 4:14:35 AM PDT by CDFingers (In God We Trust. Everyone else bring data.)
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To: tobyhill

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?


13 posted on 07/07/2010 4:15:07 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA
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To: tobyhill

The only technical and engineering contribution made by muslims is the development of the IED, hardly something to be proud of.


14 posted on 07/07/2010 4:17:11 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: tobyhill
their historic contribution to science, math, and engineering.

So what have they done in the last 15,000 years?
15 posted on 07/07/2010 4:19:04 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: tobyhill
Good pic of ole pencil neck at source! Where's his pet fly?


16 posted on 07/07/2010 4:22:32 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Does building demolition count as a Muslim scientific and engineering achievement?)
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To: CDFingers

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.


17 posted on 07/07/2010 4:23:12 AM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: CDFingers

Its pretty dang sad that their big invention: the ZERO turned out to be nothin....


18 posted on 07/07/2010 4:27:01 AM PDT by Adder (Note to self: 11-2-10 Take out the Trash!!!)
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To: tobyhill

Until another Republican sits in the Whitehouse... NASA is dead.

LLS


19 posted on 07/07/2010 4:27:31 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: tobyhill
[T]here is much to be gained by drawing in the contributions that are possible from the Muslim [nations].

If the muslims have so much to contribute, why do we need to make them "feel good" about their accomplishments?

20 posted on 07/07/2010 4:27:35 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Does building demolition count as a Muslim scientific and engineering achievement?)
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To: thethirddegree

The russians showed the persians how to do it... they stole it from us... so did the chicoms.

LLS


21 posted on 07/07/2010 4:30:10 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: tobyhill

Where is the outrage....this clown MUST GO


22 posted on 07/07/2010 4:31:40 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

That is the face of pure hate and evil.

LLS


23 posted on 07/07/2010 4:33:28 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: tobyhill
As the evidence begins to mount up isn't it obvious that Obama is a Muslim?

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)?

Leni

24 posted on 07/07/2010 4:48:47 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Adder
Its pretty dang sad that their big invention: the ZERO

Even "their" concept of Zero was "borrowed" from India.

Pity the mighty Zero, it means nothing now....

25 posted on 07/07/2010 4:55:37 AM PDT by IndianChief
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To: tobyhill


26 posted on 07/07/2010 4:57:19 AM PDT by snowsislander (In this election year, please ask your candidates if they support repeal of the 1968 GCA.)
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To: tobyhill

“: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.


27 posted on 07/07/2010 5:01:38 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: tobyhill

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.


28 posted on 07/07/2010 5:23:20 AM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: tobyhill
This is going to reveal my age, but I remember the electrical shock of the news on 4 Oct 57 of the launch by the Russians of Sputnik. I was in Jr High and interested in science and math. My friends and I vowed to work to get advanced degrees to help America catch up with the Russians in Space. we couldn't stand the idea of anyone being ahead of the US in space.

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.

29 posted on 07/07/2010 5:39:38 AM PDT by texson66 (Congress does not draw to its halls those who love liberty. It draws those who love power .)
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To: tobyhill

NASA: Nothing Anymore Surprises America
,or

Neo-Marxists Are Sabotaging America


30 posted on 07/07/2010 5:55:44 AM PDT by BIG_CARBON_FOOT_PRINT
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To: tobyhill

set off a nuke on top of that damned rock in mecca,
Now that would make ME happy.


31 posted on 07/07/2010 5:56:20 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs. (FUBO))
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To: tobyhill

Sounds like the good general (ret) was of the muslim faith, american brand, to be appointed by the muslim in the whitehouse.


32 posted on 07/07/2010 6:38:58 AM PDT by tillacum (It's the military, not the press, not the politicians, who keep this country free.)
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To: tobyhill

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.


33 posted on 07/07/2010 6:55:36 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: tobyhill
From AsiaTimesOnline
Feb 26, 2008

"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. ..."

Article: Obama's women reveal his secret
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/JB26Aa01.html

34 posted on 07/07/2010 7:41:02 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: tobyhill
Transferring our technology to the people who want to hurt us. Using US citizens tax dollars. -- They are laughing at us.
35 posted on 07/07/2010 7:44:36 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

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.


36 posted on 07/07/2010 7:54:47 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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37 posted on 07/07/2010 7:58:00 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
The Russian spy story broke the day after O was having burgers with Mevdeved - Putin puppet. Seems others are also concerned.
38 posted on 07/07/2010 8:14:10 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk
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39 posted on 07/07/2010 8:39:34 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Russian media is protecting Obama, even put Bill Ayers, New Black Panthers on their Russian TV and spun them as victims.


40 posted on 07/08/2010 2:38:31 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: tobyhill

I’d personally prefer to make Halle Berry feel good.


41 posted on 07/08/2010 2:57:50 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: opentalk
Russian media is protecting Obama, even put Bill Ayers, New Black Panthers on their Russian TV and spun them as victims.

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.

42 posted on 07/10/2010 12:04:32 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: tobyhill

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”?


43 posted on 07/10/2010 12:07:32 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: Rastus
congress needs to defund it. This is not in our best interest.
44 posted on 07/10/2010 7:38:42 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: tobyhill

45 posted on 07/11/2010 8:29:02 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: tobyhill
NASA; politics; satire
46 posted on 07/11/2010 8:31:28 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: tobyhill
"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."

Well, do they feel good yet?

47 posted on 09/26/2012 9:02:03 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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