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Obama Reportedly Cancels Visit to Indian Temple Over Headscarf Concerns [make him look Muslim]
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Posted on 10/20/2010 2:01:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama Reportedly Cancels Visit to Indian Temple Over Headscarf Concerns

Published October 20, 2010 | FoxNews.com

President Obama has canceled a visit to India's famed Golden Temple following concerns that he would have to wear a headscarf that could make him look Muslim, according to several Indian news outlets.

Though the Golden Temple is a Sikh temple -- and Sikhs are not Muslims -- the Indian Express first reported that the visit was thrown into doubt following an impasse between Obama's aides and temple authorities.

The president would have been expected to wear some kind of head cover, but the White House team ruled out a traditional headscarf. When Obama's team proposed the U.S. president wear a "modified" baseball cap, temple officials said a baseball cap would not be permitted, according to the Indian Express.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamaforeignpolicy; obamatruthfile; photoops; proislamist

1 posted on 10/20/2010 2:01:42 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

They got it wrong. His hindu scarf would be blasphemous to his Black Liberation/Nation of Islam/Muzzie beliefs.


2 posted on 10/20/2010 2:03:19 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

So that’s it? Obama was afraid the image of him in an exotic headgear would go viral and serve as fodder for the like of us?


3 posted on 10/20/2010 2:03:22 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Sub-Driver

This is the competent staff we have running the White House right now? These people really don’t have a clue.


4 posted on 10/20/2010 2:03:36 PM PDT by Wee-Weed Up
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To: Sub-Driver

Pretty much everything he does makes him look muslim.


5 posted on 10/20/2010 2:04:49 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 637 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Wee-Weed Up

Obama carries a pix of Arafat in his wallet.


6 posted on 10/20/2010 2:05:05 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Sub-Driver
you can safely stiff the Indians.

It's the islamists you have to be careful of.

7 posted on 10/20/2010 2:05:05 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (defeat islam.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The president would have been expected to wear some kind of head cover,

What about "Go USA" or "Nuke Iran?"

8 posted on 10/20/2010 2:07:02 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ( Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness)
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To: null and void

Who is next on this guy’s insult list???
I’m Catholic, and would wear the scarf.


9 posted on 10/20/2010 2:07:18 PM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: Sub-Driver
The president would have been expected to wear some kind of head cover,

What about a cap that says, "Go USA" or "Nuke Iran?"

10 posted on 10/20/2010 2:07:52 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ( Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness)
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To: Sub-Driver

Rofl.

Oh wait.

No sarc tag?


11 posted on 10/20/2010 2:08:19 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Obama carries a pix of Arafat in his wallet.


And probably tucks it in his panties at bed time.


12 posted on 10/20/2010 2:09:47 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Sub-Driver

BS, he doesn’t want to offend the Pakistanis.

His wife didn’t accompany him to the Middle East because his wife didn’t want to wrap her head up in scarves the way Hillary and Pelosi had to.

Recall she joined him AFTERWARDS in Europe.

What? Was she “too busy” to go to Egypt et al?

Yeah right.


13 posted on 10/20/2010 2:10:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Sub-Driver

He cancelled it because Muslims hate Sikhs.


14 posted on 10/20/2010 2:11:35 PM PDT by livius
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To: JimmyMc

great point....


15 posted on 10/20/2010 2:11:42 PM PDT by Sub-Driver (Proud member of the Republican wing of the Republican Party)
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To: JimmyMc

Any bets he gets the Indian PM Omaha Steaks?


16 posted on 10/20/2010 2:13:30 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 637 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

really?


17 posted on 10/20/2010 2:14:05 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sub-Driver
In the NYT write up on this they said he had to "cover his head", no mention of a scarf. That being the case, he could have just worn his Fedora:


18 posted on 10/20/2010 2:14:05 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Current count of friends/family who have abandoned Obama: 11)
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To: Sub-Driver

He would then be some mooselimbs beeeeeatch...put on that burka boooooiiieee...


19 posted on 10/20/2010 2:14:50 PM PDT by aces
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To: Sub-Driver
Free Image Hosting This is just begging for Photoshop, and I don't have the time. Dang.
20 posted on 10/20/2010 2:20:28 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Sub-Driver

The Golden Temple

"The Gurdwara, as Sikh temples are called, is the holiest of Sikh shrines. It is not just Sikhs who travel to the Golden Temple to pay homage - the sacred shrine is equally revered by Hindus and people of other faiths who, too, make the pilgrimage to offers prayers at Harmandir Sahib."

21 posted on 10/20/2010 2:21:36 PM PDT by James C. Bennett
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To: Sub-Driver

So he won’t do that, but he’ll bow to every muslim and dictator he can find?


22 posted on 10/20/2010 2:22:16 PM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: Sub-Driver

His temple visit was orchestrated by Sikh Democrat donor Chatwal , who is involved in lot of scam.

Well, inplace of visiting Sikh temple, he can vist Hindu temple in Delhi. Or he can visit grave of two lover -Taj Mahal. Muslim ruler after construction Taj mahal chopped hands of more than 20K labor, so that they can’t replicate Taj.


23 posted on 10/20/2010 2:24:51 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: pissant

It’s not because he didn’t want to wear a head covering. It’s because he hates Sihks. They historically protected India from Obama’s muslim bretheren.


24 posted on 10/20/2010 2:25:57 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: vpintheak
This is what makes him look mooslim.


25 posted on 10/20/2010 2:26:51 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: Sub-Driver
... following concerns that he would have to wear a headscarf that could make him look Muslim...

Which of course is based on the firm liberal belief that "the people" are too stupid to understand.

26 posted on 10/20/2010 2:27:35 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Palin Haley O'Donnell - mmm mmmm mmmmmmmmm)
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To: Sub-Driver

Langar

'Langar' is the term used in the Sikh religion for the free food served in a Gurdwara. At the Langar, only vegetarian food is served to ensure that all people, regardless of their dietary restrictions, can eat as equals. The Langar is open to Sikhs and non-Sikhs alike. The institution of the Langar, or free kitchen, was initiated by the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. It was designed to uphold the principle of equality between all people regardless of religion, caste, colour, creed, age, gender or social status. The tradition of the Langar expresses the ethics of sharing, community, inclusiveness and oneness of all humankind."

27 posted on 10/20/2010 2:30:48 PM PDT by James C. Bennett
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To: Sub-Driver

Sikhs in temple carries knives, CIA can’t disarm them. Some carry 6inch blade knife or full sword.


28 posted on 10/20/2010 2:31:52 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: James C. Bennett
Well, from the looks of this photo, the President could make do with a “do-rag” and go all hip/hop kewl. Some high tops and a White Sox jacket could complete the ensemble and be a win/win for all. I say go for it, Bro! You'll only get a free trip like this once in a lifetime, so make it count.
29 posted on 10/20/2010 2:44:56 PM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: sinanju

Yeah - seems like a ridiculous head-fake. Doesn’t take THAT much knowledge of religion to know that Sikhs AREN’T Muslim. Geez. Are Sikhs committing terrorism around the world? I don’t think so. Are Sikhs persecuted by Muslims? Oh yeah. This isn’t about somehow wrongfully appearing Muslim - if you bow to a Saudi prince and have no intention of showing any sensitivity to Sikhs (or Jews) . . .


30 posted on 10/20/2010 2:45:48 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: Sub-Driver

“— and Sikhs are not Muslims —”

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You can say that again. Obama doesn’t want to be associated with Sikhs because that might offend his Muslim handlers.


31 posted on 10/20/2010 2:51:49 PM PDT by 353FMG (Sooner or later we will have to make the choice between ISLAM or America,)
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To: kbennkc

You betcha!


32 posted on 10/20/2010 2:51:50 PM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Better Question; which Temple is the President going to visit? I’ll buy dinner for any FReeper that can tell me?


33 posted on 10/20/2010 3:53:44 PM PDT by STD (Witnessing Another Greek Tragedy as Our Chief Executive Implodes.)
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To: Sub-Driver
President Obama has canceled a visit to India's famed Golden Temple following concerns that he would have to wear a headscarf that could make him look Muslim, according to several Indian news outlets.

To paraphrase a pithy FReeper concerning Obama's muslimhood:

You walk like a duck, you talk like a duck, yo' mama married two ducks, you went to duck school, you chant duck prayers, you don't let pork in the duck house, you look like a duck, ..., YOU A DAMN DUCK!


34 posted on 10/20/2010 4:24:11 PM PDT by magooey (The Mandate of Heaven resides in the hearts of men.)
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To: magooey

HaHaHa


35 posted on 10/20/2010 9:27:13 PM PDT by STD (You walk like a duck, you talk like a duck, yo' mama married two ducks, you went to duck school, yo)
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To: Sub-Driver
President Obama has canceled a visit to India's famed Golden Temple following concerns that he would have to wear a headscarf that could make him look Muslim, according

Certainly wouldn;t want that to happen


36 posted on 10/21/2010 8:52:00 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (15 October 09: Where were you when America stopped to watch an empty balloon?)
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