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The mosque miscue (Libs panic over Obama and his Victory Mosque...)
The Hill ^ | 8/16/10 | Bob Franken

Posted on 08/16/2010 9:29:38 AM PDT by jimbo123

For President Obama, there is no vacation from vacillation.

By the time he got to the beach this weekend, the controversy over his Friday speech seemingly supporting the proposed mosque at the 9/11 site left him so rattled, he could hardly wait to put on his flip-flops.

Even the hastily arranged Gulf vacation itself was more of a placation, as in placating those who complained his family time off had not included the BP-besieged Gulf shores, making his ringing words of support ring hollow.

Soon after he arrived he hastened to hollow out his words from the evening before, at the White House dinner marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; 911; 911conquest; 911conquestmosque; 911mosque; 911victorymosque; bho44; bhofascism; bhoislamism; crushislam; democrats; dhimmicrats; groundzeromosque; islam; islamofascism; issues; liberals; mosque; obama; obamagroundzero; rop; theprophetobama; victorymosque; zerogroundzero

1 posted on 08/16/2010 9:29:38 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

What would be the reaction of the Democrat Party activists pretending to be “Journalists”, if the Aryan Nation wanted to build an office for their organization next door to the hotel in Memphis where MLK Jr was assassinated?


2 posted on 08/16/2010 9:33:01 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (The problem with Socialism is eventually you run our of other peoples money. Lady Thatcher)
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To: jimbo123

I honestly don’t know if the mosque issue has taken hold with voters on a national level. Sure we at FR and other political sites are talking about it. Certainly it’s an issue in NYC and on talk radio. But I don’t know that Joe Shmoe in Peoria or Topeka has even heard about it.

Does anybody out there know?


3 posted on 08/16/2010 9:33:43 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012)
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To: jimbo123

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2571482/posts


4 posted on 08/16/2010 9:34:36 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: jimbo123

Of course it's a victory mosque. That's how we roll baby!

5 posted on 08/16/2010 9:35:21 AM PDT by Enterprise (As a disaster unfolds, a putz putts.)
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To: Artemis Webb
Measured by the open weeping from Bob Schieffer on CBS this morning, I'd say it opened a nationwide wound.
6 posted on 08/16/2010 9:35:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: jimbo123

The left always gets in a tizzy when the truth gets out about them or their leaders.


7 posted on 08/16/2010 9:36:20 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: jimbo123

Bob Franken can be counted on in a pinch. Here he praises with faint damnation. There are the usual snideway glances toward the enemies of the left to set them up for the fall.


8 posted on 08/16/2010 9:39:09 AM PDT by billhilly
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To: Artemis Webb

At least it put the Kibosh on the planned..’Republicans will take away your Social Security’ Propaganda campaign for the week. I guess the MSM will have to delay that one til next week while they attempt to repair the Mosque damage.


9 posted on 08/16/2010 9:39:37 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: MNJohnnie

I’m reminded of all the outrage and boycotts over the confederate battle flag as well.


10 posted on 08/16/2010 9:41:36 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: screaminsunshine

The rest of the week is all about Obama’s Victory Mosque until the 19th when he and The Wookie are off to another luxury vacation for 2 weeks.


11 posted on 08/16/2010 9:43:12 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I bet the Lib Media has a bunch of pr-recorded News propaganda to go along with the Obama program. They will have to hold off til they can cover up this story.


12 posted on 08/16/2010 9:45:57 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (m)
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To: MNJohnnie
What would be the reaction of the Democrat Party activists pretending to be “Journalists”, if the Aryan Nation wanted to build an office for their organization next door to the hotel in Memphis where MLK Jr was assassinated?
EXCELLENT!!! That question needs to be sent to every e-mail address in America, to Rush, O'Reilly, Beck, VanSusteren, Hannity, Savage, Boortz, YouTube........

That one question could turn the midterm elections and the 2012 Presidential Election, to favor for Conservative candidates and principles. GREAT JOB MNJohnnie.

13 posted on 08/16/2010 9:47:03 AM PDT by no dems (To Every Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate: "Shame, shame. Shame on all your houses.")
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To: no dems; All

Everyone: Please see Post #13.


14 posted on 08/16/2010 9:48:29 AM PDT by no dems (To Every Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate: "Shame, shame. Shame on all your houses.")
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To: jimbo123

“...he could hardly wait to put on his flip-flops.”

LOL!


15 posted on 08/16/2010 9:50:19 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: no dems

...where do I send my check....?


16 posted on 08/16/2010 9:50:59 AM PDT by spokeshave (mess + 0bama = quagmire recession)
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To: jimbo123

intros; “professional left, meet the not so professional left( white house staff), Not so professional left, may I present the professional left. Well, I see you two have a lot to talk about so...”


17 posted on 08/16/2010 9:51:35 AM PDT by jpf (ME in 2012.)
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To: no dems

BTTT


18 posted on 08/16/2010 9:53:27 AM PDT by EdReform (Stop Obamacare - Join the Obamacare Class Action Suit: www.obamacareclassaction.com)
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To: jimbo123
After the Victory flight of air force one over NYC...why is anyone shocked by the victory mosque near ground zero?
(zero...get it?)
19 posted on 08/16/2010 9:56:00 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Artemis Webb

My elderly mother in law in Alabama not only heard of it but was outraged by it - that’s my indicator that this is a pretty well known issue (she doesn’t follow news or politics much)


20 posted on 08/16/2010 9:56:44 AM PDT by justsaynomore (Eventus stultorum magister)
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To: Artemis Webb

It was on every cable news channel this morning so unless people just aren’t paying attention, they know.


21 posted on 08/16/2010 9:58:45 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Artemis Webb

People in Peoria and Topeka know more than you seem to think. Try reading a poll and stop being so condescending.


22 posted on 08/16/2010 10:03:13 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: jimbo123

It just shows how weak this guy is. Reagan would have said ‘it’s legal but it is innappropriate. Next question.’

Obama is a politically correct manager, not a leader. Let’s hope that a leader emerges in this country in then next couple of years. It’s been a long time coming...


23 posted on 08/16/2010 10:03:15 AM PDT by seamusnh
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To: jimbo123

What is sad and disgusting is how every MSM institution is so slanted that they frame the issue as “constitutional rights.” I don’t think anyone has said that a property owner does not have the right to build whatever they want on their property. The issue is one of judgment - is it proper and decent to build a mosque so close to the sight of the worst terrorist act in history that was perpetrated by islamo-fascists? You would think even the moderate Muslim community (is that an oxymoron?) would see the foolishness in this - reminding people every day of what their brothers did in the name of islam.

Ironic that the MSM has never gone out to protect private property rights in any other context, poor Sharon Kelo...

Another question to ask the media: If Islam is so tolerant, why don’t we petition the Saudi government to build churches in Mecca and Medina? Or for that matter to even permit non-Muslims to visit these cities? The hypocrisy is unbelievable.


24 posted on 08/16/2010 10:05:03 AM PDT by KingofZion
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To: jimbo123
I'll be he wishes he'd attended the Boy Scouts Convention now...

Bike Cliff


25 posted on 08/16/2010 10:06:48 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: jimbo123
ground zero mosque; politics
26 posted on 08/16/2010 10:06:56 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: MNJohnnie
What would be the reaction of the Democrat Party activists pretending to be “Journalists”, if the Aryan Nation wanted to build an office for their organization next door to the hotel in Memphis where MLK Jr was assassinated?

Pretty much the same as it is whenever they see a crèche.

27 posted on 08/16/2010 10:07:39 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 569 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: ozzymandus
"People in Peoria and Topeka know more than you seem to think. Try reading a poll and stop being so condescending."

I drew the names of cities off the top of my head. I was simply writing a sentence. Actually what I meant to say was, "I wonder when ozzymandus will come on this thread and show what an obnoxious jerk he is?"

Thanks for letting me know.

28 posted on 08/16/2010 10:08:54 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012)
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To: jimbo123
“Obama expresses support for 9-11 Victory Mosque at White House Ramadan dinner.”

Who would have thought we would ever get to this point.

29 posted on 08/16/2010 10:15:53 AM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: MNJohnnie

Re #2:

That is a great analogy!


30 posted on 08/16/2010 10:17:06 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012)
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13 stories?

How 'bout that imam?
31 posted on 08/16/2010 10:17:26 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Artemis Webb

I’ve been wondering the same thing. My closest friend (who is always politically and intellectually on top of everything) was not even aware of Larry Sinclair’s assertions, the offing of Donald Young, and the existence of Man’s Country. Stuff that is old news here on FR sometimes is totally off the radar of even the average conservative.


32 posted on 08/16/2010 10:22:13 AM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: MNJohnnie
What would be the reaction of the Democrat Party activists pretending to be “Journalists”, if the Aryan Nation wanted to build an office for their organization next door to the hotel in Memphis where MLK Jr was assassinated?

They would be against it, on the grounds that it was insensitive, and that Aryan Nation wasn't a religious organization protected by the First Amendment. I respond that the Ground Zero mosque is insensitive, and Islam is not just a religion.

33 posted on 08/16/2010 10:25:11 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Artemis Webb

A.W., I understood your allusion perfectly. “Peoria” is often used as a synonym for middle America, where decency and logic still count for something. It’s getting where a person can’t write ANYTHING on FR without having to go over it with a magnifying glass lest someone nitpick it to death.


34 posted on 08/16/2010 10:26:51 AM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: no dems
Another analogy similarly good is how this stance on building the mosque is completely at odds with his stance that Israeli Settlement Building in East Jerusalem 'Dangerous'.
35 posted on 08/16/2010 10:31:06 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free ...)
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To: ozzymandus
People in Peoria and Topeka know more than you seem to think. Try reading a poll and stop being so condescending.

I don't see that as "condescending", and it is difficult to trust most polls.

We are something of an echo-chamber where we are all VERY interested in certain topics. Sometimes it is difficult to assess what is important to people who are not FReeping everyday.

36 posted on 08/16/2010 10:31:56 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (For the record, McCarthy was right.)
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To: 1951Boomer

Thank you for that!
Actually I was going to leave it at “Peoria” then I realized Peoria was in Illinois and in the minds of many people is no longer (because of Obama) representative of “middle America” so I threw Topeka on top of it. Anyway I’m digressing but thanks again for your astute comment.


37 posted on 08/16/2010 10:33:02 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012)
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To: Gabrial
“Obama expresses support for 9-11 Victory Mosque at White House Ramadan dinner.”

Who would have thought we would ever get to this point.


The world's gone mad.
38 posted on 08/16/2010 10:37:36 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: 1951Boomer
“Peoria” is often used as a synonym for middle America,

I seem to remember that usage dates back to the Nixon Administration. Some policy question would come up, and somebody would worry how the NYT or WaPo would slice them up over it, and the answer would be, "Don't worry, it'll play in Peoria", meaning, the Silent Majority would like it even if the limousine libs didn't.

Peoria thus got tagged as the archetypal Middle American city, even though it was really Muncie, IN, that was actually defined as such.

39 posted on 08/16/2010 11:07:42 AM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Artemis Webb

You’re welcome, condescending snob. Do you really think people who watch the news don’t know about this? It’s even on the leftist channels.


40 posted on 08/16/2010 11:10:26 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: jimbo123
Obama can OBFUSCATE, "backpedal", LIE, and "Walkback" all he wants but it is too late, Obama is nothing short of satanic. On Friday he told the Muslims he had gathered in the PEOPLES house, along with the entire world which side he is really on in the war on terror = America or Islam. He made his choice and sided with Islam over America and told us all that he approves of the MUSLIM 9/11 VICTORY Mosque, that He DOES NOT OBJECT TO IT and that he wants it built at the site of Islam's victory over America. HIS ADMINISTRATION, HIS STATE DEPARTMENT is spending OUR TAXPAYER MONEY TO SEND THE IMAM WHO IS HELL-BENT ON BUILDING THIS MONSTROSITY ALL OVER THE

I S L A M I C WORLD

TO RAISE MONEY TO BUILD THE 9/11 VICTORY MOSQUE AT GROUND ZERO IN ORDER TO HUMILIATE ALL OF AMERICA!

The words Obama said on Friday in support of this abomination he agreed to and proclaimed before all of those assembled and before the entire world OF HIS OWN FREE WILL. (For him to now be saying that he did not mean what he said is ridiculous.)

Obama is nothing but a liar following Satan, the Father of lies! He is not to be trusted, he is to be opposed and no matter what the "White House" says, we must all remember that according to taqqiya it is completely "kosher" in Islam for Muslims to LIE in order to deceive those who do not follow Islam = i.e., the "infidels", in order to gain your ultimate ends of conquest and total subjugation. That is exactly what Obama the closet Marxist Muslim is doing = lying in order to deceive America and Americans.

The problem is this; with his statement on Friday Obama COMPLETELY and PERMANENTLY BROKE FAITH WITH THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA! He once and for all told America and the World exactly which side he is on: He supports Islam and the enemies of the United States both at home and abroad. We have him speaking these words, on video. He can lie and obfuscate and try to "backpedal" all he wants, but it is too late, he cannot undo what he has done;

Obama didn't just "spit it the eye of America;" he pulled down his pants in front of the entire country and world, squatted on the hallowed 9/11/01 Ground Zero site and took a huge PUBLIC DUMP UPON GROUND ZERO AND UPON ALL OF AMERICA! After he was done, he got up, pulled up his pants, smiled, his narcissistic smile at the camera and said: "This is where I stand regarding America, Islam and Ground Zero."

Obama is Satan's servant = totally anti-American, anti-Semitic and filled with the spirit of antichrist.

41 posted on 08/16/2010 11:10:48 AM PDT by Jmouse007 (Heavenly Father, deliver us from evil and from those perpetuating it, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Flag_This

When the moslems occupied Greece, they took the Parthenon and converted it into a mosque.

TODAY in occupied norther cyprus, the moslems use churches that are almost 2000 years old (ok 1800) as either stables or military baracks or, you guessed it, a mosque.

This is not “just a mosque”, this is conquest.


42 posted on 08/16/2010 2:48:00 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: no dems
My comparison would have been a large Shinto shrine, built next to the Arizona, IN 1951 !!!
43 posted on 08/16/2010 2:52:21 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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