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Obama to deliver Coast Guard commencement address
YahooNews ^ | May 18 2011 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE

Posted on 05/18/2011 2:25:43 AM PDT by Daffynition

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is delivering his final commencement address of the season at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: commencements; obama; uscg
Anyone FReeping the Obamination today?
1 posted on 05/18/2011 2:25:48 AM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Makes you wonder why the US Coast Guard would invite this idiot.


2 posted on 05/18/2011 2:31:15 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: maddog55

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ted Kennedy weren’t available.

How many victory laps do you think he will take by mentioning his *courageous decision*?


3 posted on 05/18/2011 2:35:36 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Daffynition

Is this address being televised? If so, I’ll have to arrange to watch paint drying instead.


4 posted on 05/18/2011 2:40:46 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: maddog55

I think the Coast Guard Academy recently embraced affirmative action. It was the last service academy to do so.


5 posted on 05/18/2011 2:47:07 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (HM2/USN M/3/3 Marines RVN 66-67)
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To: Daffynition

For me this is worst than an adverse weather advisory. I have to pass the Coast Guard Academy each way to my place of work. I bet right around the time I am leaving for work, is when all traffic in New London will be stopped by the Secret Service.


6 posted on 05/18/2011 2:55:58 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: Daffynition

For me this is worst than an adverse weather advisory. I have to pass the Coast Guard Academy each way to my place of work. I bet right around the time I am leaving for work, is when all traffic in New London will be stopped by the Secret Service.


7 posted on 05/18/2011 2:56:01 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: Daffynition

“final commencement address?” I think it’s his only commencement address this year.


8 posted on 05/18/2011 3:01:34 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Daffynition
They say the only difference between going offshore in small boats and going to jail is you can't drown in jail. God bless the US Coasties. Semper Paratus! They deserve better.
9 posted on 05/18/2011 3:08:03 AM PDT by NamVet71MP
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To: Daffynition

....just once I’d like to see the silent protest.......where people stand with their backs to the speaker.
Of course, it won’t happen, but the loons would go absolutely ape ****.


10 posted on 05/18/2011 3:13:57 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Daffynition


"Save the bales, dudes."
11 posted on 05/18/2011 3:19:06 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since 'e Colts.91.)
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To: Daffynition

Those poor bastards. I bet Hussein invited himself.


12 posted on 05/18/2011 3:25:41 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: maddog55

I’m sure he invited himself after failing to mention the Coast Guard while in Afghanistan. Yes, the Coast Guard is here also, hazmat.

I guess he has to make amends.....


13 posted on 05/18/2011 3:32:19 AM PDT by Puckster
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To: NamVet71MP

Semper Paratus! Indeed!

The unofficial motto is “You have to go out....you don’t have to come back”!!

Coast Guard....1970-1975.


14 posted on 05/18/2011 3:35:13 AM PDT by Puckster
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To: Thrownatbirth
"Save the bales, dudes."

there you go...AF1 out trolling for some square grouper

15 posted on 05/18/2011 3:47:17 AM PDT by sternup
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To: maddog55

I suspect that Valerie Jarret told Janet Napolitano to arrange for it to happen. So, it happened.


16 posted on 05/18/2011 4:11:19 AM PDT by Pecos (Constitutionalist. Liberty and Honor will not die on my watch.)
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To: Daffynition
Those poor guys - all of that hard training and studying and their reward is they have to listen to that blow-hard for an hour.
They probably wished they had gone to agriculture school like Keith Olberman.....
17 posted on 05/18/2011 4:12:32 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Daffynition

I wonder what speech the teleprompter is cooking up for him...


18 posted on 05/18/2011 4:37:07 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Daffynition

President Bush addressed the Coast Guard in 2007

Anyone think the reception will be equally respectful?


19 posted on 05/18/2011 5:05:47 AM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: Daffynition

I didn’t know he gave any yet... Funny how in the past years, his commencement addresses were big news. Now, they are a collective yawn to the media.


20 posted on 05/18/2011 5:47:42 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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Ah- he DID do at least one this year... at Miami-Dade College (?!?) http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/04/29/background-president-obamas-commencement-address-miami-dade-college

I guess no one wants him?


21 posted on 05/18/2011 5:50:53 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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There will be live coverage here (starts at 11am ET): http://www.uscga.edu/display4.aspx?id=17929 Here is the schedule: http://www.uscga.edu/display3.aspx?id=17745


22 posted on 05/18/2011 5:59:43 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: Daffynition

Tonk, we’re sorry.


23 posted on 05/18/2011 6:09:26 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (I asked the bartender for a bin Ladin, she said 'what's that? I said 'two shots then a splash.')
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