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Posted on 03/10/2011 10:08:27 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Obama shares tales of childhood bullying
* From correspondents in Washington * From: AFP * March 11, 2011 4:35AM
US President Barack Obama has confessed to being taunted as a kid over his "big ears" and unusual name, as he opened a White House summit on preventing bullying.
"Bullying isn't a problem that makes headlines every day, but every day it touches the lives of people all across the country," Mr Obama said overnight, noting a growing movement among young people to combat youth harassment.
"If there is one goal of this conference, it is to dispel the myth that bullying is just a harmless rite of passage or an inevitable part of growing up," he said as he opened the conference. "It's not. Bullying can have destructive consequences for our young people."
The White House said nearly a third of schoolchildren or 13 million students are bullied each year.
It said targeted students are more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol and have mental health issues.
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Kids made fun of the name Barry Soetero?
Dunham would have been weird in Indonesia, I guess.
Dumbo Hussein is now taking it out on the rest of us.
Yeah, those Indonesian kids can be pretty mean
He's just upset everyone assumed his name must have been Massengil.
Yeah, I guess the name Barry was a tad unusual in Indonesia.
Meanwhile, Big Ears’ thugs are subjecting Madison, Wisconsin to anarchy. Ironic, ain’t it?
and now he’s being bullied by grannies on oxygen tanks. Poor poooor Barry!
So Barry is a funny name?
The president as victim. Just what Libya, Iran, North Korea and China want to hear.
Yeah, there are only Smiths, Adams and Joneses in Hawaii. Did Frank Marshall Davis never teach him to hit a bully right in the nose, they are cowards everytime?
I’m willing to bet more men have ‘held’ them than females . . .
Hence my screenname.
>He’s just upset everyone assumed his name must have been >Massengil.
Best post ever!!!!
So, big deal, kids made fun of his ears and his name. What did he DO about it?
“Mr Obama said overnight, noting a growing movement among young people to combat youth harassment.”
So if the young people are effectively dealing with it themselves, why does the federal government need to do something about it?
So now we know why Barry is who he is, because 2.5 manufactured auto-biographies just aren't enough to explain why you're a high-functioning psychopath with a broad-spectrum drug addiction.
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