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Democrats hope Obama 49th birthday events spark funds, turnout for candidates
washingtonpost ^ | Today

Posted on 08/02/2010 2:06:17 PM PDT by jessduntno

By Michael D. Shear and Philip Rucker Monday, August 2, 2010; 2:33 PM

Democrats in Austin are throwing a Hawaiian-style luau Wednesday, complete with "tropical fruit, deserts and side dishes."

There's a "presidential potluck" in Phoenix and a "49 Candles for America" party in Des Moines. And the official Organizing for America iPad app is calling on all Americans to pull out their old 2008 campaign paraphernalia -- "YES WE CAN! YES WE WILL!" the app says -- and wear it proudly Wednesday.

The reason: President Obama turns 49.

In need of an enthusiasm transfusion, the president's political operation is celebrating a year early, betting that the millions of Obama activists who helped him become president won't care that the traditional 50th birthday bash isn't until next year. They're hoping that a frenzy of birthday wishes for the commander-in-chief (Can you believe he's 49? Let's celebrate!) will translate into millions of dollars and thousands of phone calls on behalf of Democratic candidates who face the voters this fall.

Those activists are being deluged with e-mails this week, including one from Michelle Obama, with the subject line: "Will you sign Barack's birthday card with me?"

"Every year, our family tries to come up with a fun way to wish Barack a happy birthday," the first lady writes. "Together with other Organizing for America supporters -- and me, Malia, Sasha, and Bo -- we'll wish him a happy birthday and let him know that we're ready to take on the year ahead alongside him."

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; bho44; bhofascism; democrats; fubo; gotv; liberalfascism; liberalkoolaid; nutroots; obama
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1 posted on 08/02/2010 2:06:19 PM PDT by jessduntno
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To: jessduntno

I thought they didn’t celebrate birthdays...in the Muslim tradition.


2 posted on 08/02/2010 2:08:24 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: jessduntno

Is the dog sleeping in the house? Send him a pork sandwich for his birthday


3 posted on 08/02/2010 2:10:05 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: ronnie raygun

May the fleas of a thousand camels and goats inhabit his armpits for his birthday.


4 posted on 08/02/2010 2:13:10 PM PDT by unkus
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To: jessduntno
In need of an enthusiasm transfusion

Ain't gonna work. That ship done sailed.

By the way, anyone recall the media making a big deal out of any of President Bush's birthdays?

5 posted on 08/02/2010 2:13:13 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: jessduntno

49 going on 19


6 posted on 08/02/2010 2:17:48 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: jessduntno
They're hoping that a frenzy of birthday wishes for the commander-in-chief

The mere fact that this rank amateur is Cinc is motivation enough for me...

...my wishes for Obama will be answered...

in N O V E M B E R

7 posted on 08/02/2010 2:20:27 PM PDT by NorCoGOP (OBAMA: Living proof that hope is not a plan.)
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To: jessduntno

He should visit Lenin’s tomb for his birthday - you know, for some inspiration.


8 posted on 08/02/2010 2:21:29 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: jessduntno

The trouble in buying enthusiasm is, sooner or later you run out of other people’s money.


9 posted on 08/02/2010 2:22:21 PM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: NorCoGOP

Arrogant Dictators? You decide and then forward to everyone you know.

http://www.breitbart.tv/congressman-at-town-hall-the-federal-government-can-do-most-anything-in-this-country/


10 posted on 08/02/2010 2:30:10 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Take back our country on November 2, 2010.)
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To: jessduntno
"tropical fruit, deserts, and side dishes"?

Reminds me of what was said of the Romans: "they make a desert and call it peace."

11 posted on 08/02/2010 2:30:42 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: jessduntno

This makes me laugh. Now really, who gives a damn about Obozo’s birthday?


12 posted on 08/02/2010 2:31:49 PM PDT by dforest
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To: jessduntno

Going to have to bus in some union members for the muslim’s birthday party. Won’t look good in the news with zero people so they need to get a crowd from somewhere! They’re good at that stuff.


13 posted on 08/02/2010 2:32:29 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: jessduntno
There's a "presidential potluck" in Phoenix...

There's also a "presidential potluck" at my house every morning at about 5:30.

14 posted on 08/02/2010 2:34:25 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (The shattered skulls of tyrants should be used for traction under the boots of justice. T. Nugent)
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To: jessduntno

I just think it’s a little creepy for a nation’s citizens to have actual BIRTHDAY PARTIES for the head of state. I expect that in Kim Jong-Il’s neck of the woods, not here.


15 posted on 08/02/2010 2:37:46 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: jessduntno
Best birthday in years for Barry without "Aunt Ester" chewing on his ass for one thing or another.

I pity the poor man for having to live with an Angry Black Woman every day.

"Just cause I'm across the pond, don't mean I'm not watching you!

16 posted on 08/02/2010 2:40:26 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: PalmettoMason

And then the second wave at 6:00


17 posted on 08/02/2010 2:40:28 PM PDT by hkp123
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To: PalmettoMason

Works for me, too!

Just remember the TP.

And, in my case, the assault kitten under foot. Those claws are sharp and fast...


18 posted on 08/02/2010 2:51:55 PM PDT by benewton
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To: jessduntno

Merry Obamamas!


19 posted on 08/02/2010 2:57:04 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: jessduntno
A "49 Candles for America" party in Des Moines.

I thought America has many more candles on its birthday cake.

20 posted on 08/02/2010 3:34:07 PM PDT by TopQuark
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To: jessduntno
Democrats in Austin are throwing a Hawaiian-style luau Wednesday, complete with "tropical fruit, deserts and side dishes."

Don't they know any good Kenyan dishes?

22 posted on 08/02/2010 3:37:06 PM PDT by Marathoner (Depression=I lost my job, Recession=My neighbor lost his job. Recovery=Obama loses his.)
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To: jessduntno

Gullible DU’rs will be sending money to the DNC,
meanwhile here is the card from his wife.

Dear Barrak,
Happy birthday from Marabella.
Having rich time, thinking of you occasionally.
Michele

Ps. send more money.


23 posted on 08/02/2010 3:42:18 PM PDT 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: Marathoner

Heh heh ... WHAT? Goat entrails and Ugali again?

(Ugali is grits)


24 posted on 08/02/2010 3:59:30 PM PDT by jessduntno (I wonder...how will third Manassas turn out?)
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To: jessduntno

These idiots are hurting....and I don’t care how much idiotPelosi and posse wish to spin they are not nervous, etc. I hope they continue to hurt, real hard. =.=


25 posted on 08/02/2010 4:04:04 PM PDT by cranked
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To: unkus

and other private areas!


26 posted on 08/02/2010 4:13:35 PM PDT by elephant
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To: reagan_fanatic

Nice...


27 posted on 08/02/2010 4:24:21 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: jessduntno
The reason: President Obama turns 49.

How do we know that? Lets see the BC!

28 posted on 08/02/2010 4:28:54 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: jessduntno

Sickening. This filth is better than ex-lax to loosen the crap.


29 posted on 08/02/2010 4:40:28 PM PDT by soycd
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To: jessduntno

“Democrats in Austin are throwing a Hawaiian-style luau Wednesday, complete with “tropical fruit, deserts and side dishes...there’s a “presidential potluck” in Phoenix and a “49 Candles for America” party in Des Moines.”

And, just like at certain 30k a plate fundraisers, Obama won’t be having dinner with any of you.


30 posted on 08/02/2010 4:59:32 PM PDT by DemforBush (Serpentine, Shel! SERPENTINE!)
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To: F15Eagle

The Democrats would donate a lot more if 0bama produced that long form birth certificate. They would love stuffing it in our faces. The problem for 0bama is that he can’t produce it. He is a fraud.


31 posted on 08/02/2010 5:34:06 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: jessduntno

I would rather spend my Birthday in the company of friends and family.
I would not want to spend my birthday surrounded by cheering strangers


32 posted on 08/02/2010 5:44:02 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: F15Eagle

“How about a Long Form Birth Certificate showing Kai’polani as the hospital of birth?

Can Obama spend the $12 to get one for himself for his own birthday?”

Stunning that we’re 18 months into this guy’s POTUS term, and we still barely know anything about his past. AMAZING. Pathetic really. How’s the hopey changey thingie workin’ out for ya AmeriKa?


33 posted on 08/02/2010 5:50:39 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: jessduntno

The Demohack left seems to think that America is totally celebrating this losers birthday like some sort of national holiday.

Maybe if they were as big into Washington’s birthday as this guy, they wouldn’t be seen as a bunch of America-hating pricks.


34 posted on 08/02/2010 5:51:12 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: jessduntno

“In need of an enthusiasm transfusion, the president’s political operation is celebrating a year early”

Wow. This is what they’ve resorted to? I don’t recall caring too much about when any modern Prez was born...talk about ‘nothing better to do.’ And of course there’s the whole irony that we still don’t know which hospital - HI, Seattle, Nairobi (Kisumu?) he was born in, and even if we did, we’re still not sure about his NBC status (Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution for all you ‘tinfoil hat’ protaganists...;))


35 posted on 08/02/2010 5:54:00 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: Steven Tyler

“I would not want to spend my birthday surrounded by cheering strangers”

Good point. What and odd life that is - and even more bizarre to *want* that.


36 posted on 08/02/2010 5:55:38 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: jessduntno
Democrats in Austin are throwing a Hawaiian-style luau Wednesday...


37 posted on 08/02/2010 6:01:26 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: jessduntno

http://menciarealty.sef.mlxchange.com/?Page=1117592

Jeremy Bird sent me an email giving the location of the real estate office listed above as the address of a celebration. It would be a terrible tragedy if anyone were to contact the owners of the listed properties and let them know what their listing agent supported. If would be even worse if folks faking Cuban accents made and then later broke appointments due to the political view of the business.


38 posted on 08/02/2010 6:13:00 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: Sacajaweau

They do when they can get 30K a plate from Soros and other communists.


39 posted on 08/02/2010 7:04:11 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: jessduntno

What day was he born? Do any of us know for sure?


40 posted on 08/02/2010 7:14:01 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: jessduntno

By what mechanism do we know that the Moslem is 49 and his birthday is 8/4?


41 posted on 08/02/2010 7:22:47 PM PDT by upchuck (Our margin of victory this November MUST ALWAYS BE greater than their margin of fraud.)
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To: jessduntno

Turnout? Heck! His wife’s not even showing up!


42 posted on 08/02/2010 9:50:22 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: DemforBush
there’s a “presidential potluck” in Phoenix

Served up, no doubt, by a heapin' helpin' of illegals!

43 posted on 08/02/2010 9:52:08 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Sacajaweau
I thought they didn’t celebrate birthdays..

Communist leaders always have HUGE birthday celebrations, ours is no different.

North Korea today celebrated the birthday of its leader, Kim Jong-il, with lavish displays of synchronised swimming, extravagant rallies and the customary paeans in the state-owned media.

44 posted on 08/02/2010 10:01:31 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: jessduntno
I worked side by side for 24 hours this weekend with a black man from south central los angeles who after the election was walking on cloud nine after Obama got elected .

But now he expressed to me how dissalusioned he is with Obama and that he is just another black Bush, and that he had an epiphany about how no politician is worth a pile of dog doo and feels totally stabbed in the back and kicked to the curb, (even though he still likes Obama personally).

...and this from a full blown leftist young black man who worked his way up to a $60,000 a year job from the ghetto

45 posted on 08/02/2010 10:07:06 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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To: jessduntno

“Washington’s 50th birthday: ringing bells, artillery firing, schools out, militia in uniform strutting through the streets. Like Obama Washington made his birthday a gift to the nation.”

Unbelievable. Comparing Obama to Washington....I am speechless. Obama’s birthday is now a gift to all of us. Unbelievable.


46 posted on 08/02/2010 11:33:16 PM PDT by snowflake2428
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To: JennysCool

I don’t recall Dubya pimping his own birthday for a fundraiser.

All the rats care about is money. They view carpet-bombing pubs with negative TV ads as their only chance at hanging onto power.

It might work. The NV senate polls are beyond comprehension.


47 posted on 08/03/2010 12:24:40 AM PDT by chilltherats (First, kill all the lawyers (now that they ARE the tyrants).......)
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To: jessduntno

On the ocassion of that fascist prigs 49th birthday, I demand that he resign from the office he is unqualified to hold, and fraudulently obtained.


48 posted on 08/03/2010 4:44:03 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes......is fascist... ..He meets every diagnostic of history. en get as far as a Ran)
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To: F15Eagle

How can he have a birthday if he doesn’t know when he was born, or even how old he is?

I guess they just arbitrarily picked a day and a year.

The smoke and mirrors around his fake birth continue with a fake “birthday.”

Happy birthday, whoever you are! LOL!


49 posted on 08/03/2010 4:47:55 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes......is fascist... ..He meets every diagnostic of history. en get as far as a Ran)
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To: jessduntno

how does he know he’s 49 without a real birth certificate?

and if they are having a party for him turning 49, can you IMAGINE the “party” when he turns 50?

the narcissist in chief will make it a federal holiday-forever!


50 posted on 08/03/2010 5:59:09 AM PDT by homegroan (Proud member of the Hoi Polloi......ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM..... -that's 4U Dad!))
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