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Obama visits grandfather's grave in Hawaii
Associated Press ^ | Jan. 3, 2011 | JULIE PACE

Posted on 01/03/2011 7:42:52 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama ended his nearly two-week Hawaiian vacation on a somber note Monday, taking his daughters to visit his grandfather's grave.

The president's motorcade wound through the island of Oahu's mountainous terrain late Monday afternoon on its way to National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.

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1 posted on 01/03/2011 7:42:54 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Any ‘Clinton on the beach’ moments to be seen?


2 posted on 01/03/2011 7:45:22 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Biting my tongue in light of recent threads


3 posted on 01/03/2011 7:46:30 PM PST by moodyskeptic (Cultural warrior with a keyboard)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
That's weird. I thought Chairman Mao was his grandfather. Isn't this the grave he went to?


4 posted on 01/03/2011 7:47:47 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Will he visit his other relative’s graves in Kenya?


5 posted on 01/03/2011 7:49:25 PM PST by rbosque (12 year Freeper!!! Combat Economist.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Will he visit his other relative’s graves in Kenya?


6 posted on 01/03/2011 7:49:40 PM PST by rbosque (12 year Freeper!!! Combat Economist.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I visited Punchbowl National Cemetery on my way to Japan in 1958. Our ship docked in Honolulu for a day and a half. Took a Gray Line Tour, which included Punchbowl. There are many heroes buried there, including Ernie Pyle. Can’t imagine why a Dunham would be buried there. Is that cemetery open to just anyone?


7 posted on 01/03/2011 7:50:04 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: ReneeLynn

*SNORT*


8 posted on 01/03/2011 7:51:37 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

U.S. President Barack Obama points while waiting in line at a shave ice shop in Kailua, Hawaii January 3, 2011.… Read more » REUTERS

REUTERS

9 posted on 01/03/2011 7:52:39 PM PST by maggief
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There were so many corpses spinning in that place that it’s a wonder the whole graveyard didn’t just flip over.


10 posted on 01/03/2011 7:52:48 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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To: maggief

There’s common and then there’s dead common, common.


11 posted on 01/03/2011 7:54:53 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gramps was a honky commie.


12 posted on 01/03/2011 7:55:14 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: ReneeLynn

leave it to the AP Obama jock-sniffers to humanize this POS president. He’s probably having an ice cream summit at the graveyard.


13 posted on 01/03/2011 7:57:49 PM PST by max americana
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m currently reading “With The Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa” by Eugene B. Sledge. And watching the HBO
Mini-Series “The Pacific”, which the producers used Sledges book as source material for.

The thought of O’Mama sliming the Punchbowl makes me want to wretch. The battle scenes in the the mini-series are utterly
horrific.


14 posted on 01/03/2011 7:59:53 PM PST by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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To: max americana

It’s a wonder he could be bothered to give up his golf long enough to drive by the grave. I wonder what movie they were watching in the limo?


15 posted on 01/03/2011 8:00:15 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sigh....
Cap the entire debacle off with a tearjerker.


16 posted on 01/03/2011 8:07:43 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: NeverForgetBataan

For the Americans, the Pacific was by far the most vicious war and the toughest on the men.


17 posted on 01/03/2011 8:07:43 PM PST by calex59
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why is this news?

If released by the White House, then it is self-serving drivel not worth publishing.

If not released from the White House, then it is a moment of respect that should be private. This is still America and even communists should be allowed to offer their respects in private.

Either way, it was very out of bounds (agenda driven) for the press to report on this.


18 posted on 01/03/2011 8:09:19 PM PST by ziravan (Are you better off now than you were 7 Trillion Dollars ago?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

never misses a moment to splash his regime in front of us. The “look at me, aren’t I just like you?” crap......

he is a traitor and a liar and his activities are slated to make people see WHO he isn’t, not who he is! I can hardly wait until “what goes around.....”


19 posted on 01/03/2011 8:11:27 PM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Very “touching” photo-opp there Barry...where were you when your grandmother died a couple of years ago...I hear you kept her on ice for a month or two before she was finally buried. Didn’t hear about you attending the funeral. I mean, she only RAISED your sorry, heartless ass.


20 posted on 01/03/2011 8:12:09 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Tucker39

The Punchbowl is open to all veterans. While most of the burials are of veterans of the Pacific War, Korea, and Vietnam; other conflicts are represented. Stanley Dunham served in the European Theater, not in the Pacific in a non combat job, but a WWII veteran nonetheless.


21 posted on 01/03/2011 8:12:53 PM PST by centurion316
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To: Paladin2

What do the black liberation commies plan to do to the white commies? I have a quess. The job holdinwhites will be first in line.


22 posted on 01/03/2011 8:15:16 PM PST by MtnClimber (Osama and Obama both hate freedom and have friends that bombed the Pentagon)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I thought his grandfather had been cremated. Has anyone ever seen the death certificate?


23 posted on 01/03/2011 8:17:51 PM PST by Walts Ice Pick
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To: MtnClimber
I swear I see Eric Cartman in there:

;-)

24 posted on 01/03/2011 8:18:44 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

25 posted on 01/03/2011 8:21:59 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

PFL


26 posted on 01/03/2011 8:29:16 PM PST by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; GQuagmire; wintertime; Fred Nerks; null and void; ...
Wonder why Grandma Dunham wasn't interred with Grandfather Dunham, since there is a place reserved for her, beside him, in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Was it to destroy her DNA?

I've always thought Grandma's alleged ashes that 0hbumma poured into the Ocean looked like five pounds of baking flour.

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27 posted on 01/03/2011 8:29:16 PM PST by LucyT
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To: Walts Ice Pick
I thought his grandfather had been cremated. Has anyone ever seen the death certificate?

If your final resting place is a national cemetery like Punchbowl, your remains can be buried, or if cremated..interred. Are you speaking ill of the dead here? If his grandfather is buried in a national cemetery, then he earned that right through his service.

28 posted on 01/03/2011 8:33:18 PM PST by ExtremeUnction
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Obama Family Crypt...

29 posted on 01/03/2011 8:33:57 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: Tucker39
I visited Punchbowl National Cemetery on my way to Japan in 1958. Our ship docked in Honolulu for a day and a half. Took a Gray Line Tour, which included Punchbowl. There are many heroes buried there, including Ernie Pyle. Can’t imagine why a Dunham would be buried there. Is that cemetery open to just anyone?

No, just veterans. And Dunham was a veteran. He's not Obama, let him rest in peace.

30 posted on 01/03/2011 8:39:02 PM PST by ExtremeUnction
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bush Derangement Syndrome is now the Obama Derangement Syndrome.


31 posted on 01/03/2011 8:43:53 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: Paladin2

Hopefully he is a little dot falling from somewhere near the top! About 3,000 ft top to bottom.


32 posted on 01/03/2011 8:52:12 PM PST by MtnClimber (Osama and Obama both hate freedom and have friends that bombed the Pentagon)
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To: maggief

I have never seen him order food without pointing. I think somebody has coached him to do that, to look ‘in charge’.
He should hire a new coach.


33 posted on 01/03/2011 9:11:01 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: cydcharisse

Making fun of a socialist President on a ridiculous extended vacation manufacturing media spin is akin to accusing a President of collapsing the Twin Towers to start a war for Halliburton? You puzzle me.


34 posted on 01/03/2011 9:29:58 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: LucyT

I’ve always thought Grandma’s alleged ashes that 0hbumma poured into the Ocean looked like five pounds of baking flour.

***************

I have to agree. That was not an urn but a sack of flour. Hmmm, Hmmm, Hmmm. They are very bad people and may it come back to bite them in the a$$.

If nobody else will say it, I will. God Bless Grandma!


35 posted on 01/03/2011 9:57:51 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

AP thinks Obama is a saint sent down from heaven

and we are evil to oppose him.

Wonder who is in charge at AP that makes them write this sh*t ???


36 posted on 01/03/2011 9:58:15 PM PST by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: maggief

That’s some real class right there.


37 posted on 01/03/2011 10:01:59 PM PST by smokingfrog (Do all the talking you want, but do what I tell you.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Grandfather? I thought Stanley was his father and some Honolulu ho’ was his mother. a little bit of /s


38 posted on 01/03/2011 11:26:30 PM PST by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama ended his nearly two-week Hawaiian vacation on a somber note photo op Monday, taking his daughters to visit his grandfather's grave
39 posted on 01/03/2011 11:30:32 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: ExtremeUnction
"If your final resting place is a national cemetery like Punchbowl, your remains can be buried, or if cremated..interred. Are you speaking ill of the dead here? If his grandfather is buried in a national cemetery, then he earned that right through his service."

This is the columbarium in which his ashes were placed.


40 posted on 01/04/2011 2:56:55 AM PST by Mila
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I suggest renting the latest movie “Salt”, if you get the Bluray version it will have three different endings, I don’t know if the regular DVD does but it gives an insight into just how long ranged the KGB were at introducing trained agents into the American society.

I particularly enjoyed the Extended Directors Cut. Way better ending than shown in the theaters.


41 posted on 01/04/2011 3:15:42 AM PST by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: LucyT

Are we sure grandma is dead? And are we sure she wasn’t interred and maybe the grave not marked? We aren’t even sure his mother is dead are we?


42 posted on 01/04/2011 5:17:17 AM PST by YellowRoseofTx (Evil is not the opposite of God; it's the absence of God)
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To: LucyT

There was an actual picture of this? Who in there right mind allows a picture of such an event?

LOL to the flour I LOL.


43 posted on 01/04/2011 5:23:04 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The “best” part was that it was illegal for Obama to dump the ashes into the ocean along the shore like he did, he then proceeded to throw the empty container into the ocean as well.


44 posted on 01/04/2011 5:29:28 AM PST by usmcobra (.Islam: providing Live Targets for United States Marines since 1786!)
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To: isthisnickcool
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45 posted on 01/04/2011 5:32:34 AM PST by RetSignman ("It's about saving our Republic, STUPID")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Did he say to his grandpa, like he did to the troops, “You make a great photo op”?


46 posted on 01/04/2011 6:17:24 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009

It is sickening huh? I saw on TV that initially the media were drooling over Obama so badly that they described his glistening muscles of his stomache six pack in detail!

Oh and don’t forget the SOB went to church he went to church did you hear he went to church?


47 posted on 01/04/2011 6:17:54 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: LucyT

Are ashes usually that white?


48 posted on 01/04/2011 6:20:17 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: LucyT

Meant to add: looks as if they are pouring Grandma out of a KFC bucket. :-)


49 posted on 01/04/2011 6:23:35 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is getting sick photo ops to drudge up support, he visits his grandfathers grave while in Hawaii. he dumps his grandmothers flour from the flour canister and claims it is her ashes (come now I have seen the ashes from an urn - they are not that white nor are they so massive in quantity an uncle passed away in Arizona and he was delivered in a quart size baggie). Plus ice cream and slurpies. gee what great photo ops to get for the campaign. Obama visits the grave of his grandfather whom served in the WWII European theater. Obama honors his grandmothers last wish her ashes to be dumped into the ocean. he takes his daughters to see the palces of his misspent youth in Hawaii. Come now I am not buying this crap anymore. he lived in Hawaii liked I lived in New York State so brief of a time it makes little sense to say I was really ever in New York (summer job).


50 posted on 01/04/2011 6:34:23 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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