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Obama Says 'Here in Asia,' But Where Exactly Is Hawaii?
My Fox Phoenix ^ | 11-15-11 | Fox News Staff

Posted on 11/15/2011 11:11:02 AM PST by Driftwood1

During his press conference in Hawaii, President Obama referenced being "here in Asia." As Americans know, Hawaii is the 50th state, admitted to the Union on Aug. 21, 1959. Mr. Obama also lists Hawaii as his birthplace, which makes his reference even more curious. So, is Hawaii part of Asia?


TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: asia; gaffe; hawaii; obama; polynesia
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1 posted on 11/15/2011 11:11:05 AM PST by Driftwood1
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To: Driftwood1

No doubt, as Messiah, Obama moved the islands with a wave of his mighty hand.


2 posted on 11/15/2011 11:14:16 AM PST by Patrick1 (" Let's all pray Kim Kardashian's divorce won't have an impact on her craft.")
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To: Driftwood1

The 57th state is a long way from Asia.


3 posted on 11/15/2011 11:14:41 AM PST by RexBeach (There is no such thing as a good tax - Winston Churchill)
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To: Driftwood1

Forget it, he’s rolling.


4 posted on 11/15/2011 11:14:50 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: Driftwood1

When you’re a doofus, you say dumbsh!t things.


5 posted on 11/15/2011 11:15:00 AM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar

ha ha ha!!

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/greghengler/2011/11/15/obama_in_hawaii_here_in_asia_world_leaders_teach_me_how_to_spread_out_the_sacrifice

I guess Obama’s home state is no longer part of his 57 states.


6 posted on 11/15/2011 11:17:05 AM PST by Driftwood1
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To: Driftwood1

Could be worse. It could have been one of the Republican candidates. We would have been hearing it for the next 5 days.


7 posted on 11/15/2011 11:17:27 AM PST by kempster
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To: Driftwood1

It’s like “LOST”. The island keeps moving......


8 posted on 11/15/2011 11:17:49 AM PST by Solaia (Ladies and gentlemen take my advice: pull down your pants and slide on the ice.)
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To: Driftwood1
nope

Obummmer is dumber than a fifth-grader. He is the stupidest president this country ever elected.

9 posted on 11/15/2011 11:17:59 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: Driftwood1; All
Oh, come on.....everyone knows this is a conference for the Asian/Pacific Rim. You guys just don't understand nuance.

/s

10 posted on 11/15/2011 11:18:19 AM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Driftwood1

Hawaii is a lot closer to Washington D.C. than it is to Pockeestahn.


11 posted on 11/15/2011 11:18:31 AM PST by NautiNurse (Zot! Cut! Slash! --That's the sound of the men workin' on the Cain gang)
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To: Driftwood1

I’ll take Geography for $500, Alex.


12 posted on 11/15/2011 11:19:07 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Driftwood1
The good news is, if Hawaii is part of Asia then Obama definitley does not meet the minimum requirements to be president of the United States.
13 posted on 11/15/2011 11:19:23 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25 percent more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Driftwood1
This is dumbness an order of magnitude higher than that of the tourists who go to Hawaii and talk about, "back in the States", etc., whereupon the locals roll their eyes and ask, "You mean the mainland?"
14 posted on 11/15/2011 11:19:45 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Driftwood1

Hawaii is physiographically and ethnologically part of the Polynesian subregion of Oceania. Geographically, it’s neither Asia nor North America. Culturally, it’s pan-asian.


15 posted on 11/15/2011 11:19:45 AM PST by Adammon
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To: Driftwood1

Let’s see...

57 States plus two (Alaska and Hawaii) and one more that his staff won’t let him go to.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpGH02DtIws

I bet that 60th one and Hawaii are near Fiji!


16 posted on 11/15/2011 11:20:08 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Driftwood1

You wont be hearing this in the press at all..it will be like it never happened..media gotta protect their baby


17 posted on 11/15/2011 11:20:43 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Driftwood1

A lot of Hawaii is owned by the Japanese and the natives are Polynesian so that could make it a part of Asia!


18 posted on 11/15/2011 11:21:33 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Driftwood1
Hawaii is not part of any continent. As far as global regions, Hawaii is considered part of Oceania, not Asia. Culturally and Ethnically, Native Hawaiians are considered Pacific Islanders, not Asians.

Obama is an idiot.

19 posted on 11/15/2011 11:22:13 AM PST by magellan
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To: Driftwood1
He was born a British Subject. • His father was a British Subject and never was a U.S. Citizen, nor even an immigrant to the USA. • At age 5 or 6, he was a Citizen of Indonesia & living there as Barry Soetoro. • He believes he is a Citizen of the world. • He has never conclusively proven he was born in Hawaii by releasing my original contemporaneous 1961 birth registration documents and amendments of same to see what they reveal. • His paternal family in Kenya, Kenyan government officials, and newspapers in Kenya say he was born in Kenya. • His maternal grandmother in Hawaii likely falsely registered him as born in Hawaii to get him, her new foreign-born grandson, U.S. Citizenship using lax Hawaii birth registration laws in 1961.
20 posted on 11/15/2011 11:22:45 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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LOLOL!!!

Nope, the media won’t even comment on this. They don’t have time - they’ve got Republicans to take out!!!


21 posted on 11/15/2011 11:23:23 AM PST by Driftwood1
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To: Driftwood1

I hope his plane landed in the middle of the island so the island wouldn’t tip over./s


22 posted on 11/15/2011 11:23:54 AM PST by Know et al (The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.)
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To: Driftwood1
His extra chromosome is showing.
23 posted on 11/15/2011 11:24:12 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: Driftwood1

Don’t be distracted by the birth certificate and Indonesian issues. They are irrelevant to Senator Obama’s ineligibility to be President.

Since Barack Obama’s father was a Citizen of Kenya, and therefore subject to the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom at the time of Senator Obama’s birth, then Senator Obama was a British Citizen “at birth,” just like the Framers of the Constitution, and therefore, even if he were to produce an original birth certificate proving he were born on US soil, he still wouldn’t be eligible to be President.” Leo C. Donofrio

The facts are clear, and the law is clear. All it will take is for a judge to issue a ruling. Do you think AKA OBAMA and his lawyers fret about this? They certainly are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to fight this issue. So far, no court or judge has issued a ruling on the merits of any legal case against AKA OBAMA. Cases have been dismissed on legal technicalities, but no actual case has yet been heard.


24 posted on 11/15/2011 11:25:05 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Driftwood1
Has whitey ever made a speech in an American ghetto refering to it as Africa?
Obama is Racist.
25 posted on 11/15/2011 11:25:18 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: Solaia
It’s like “LOST”. The island keeps moving......

Indeed...believe it was part of Africa when he was born.

26 posted on 11/15/2011 11:26:21 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Adammon
Hawaii is physiographically and ethnologically part of the Polynesian subregion of Oceania. Geographically, it’s neither Asia nor North America

Exactly right. Book him, Dano, for not knowing his home state geography!

27 posted on 11/15/2011 11:27:00 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Driftwood1
Geez, what a dumb sh*t he is. The Hawaiian Islands and the Midway Islands form their own land mass, the Hawaiian Archipelago.
28 posted on 11/15/2011 11:27:39 AM PST by pabianice (")
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar
When you’re a doofus, you say dumbsh!t things.... and vice versa.
29 posted on 11/15/2011 11:30:49 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: pabianice

I suppose when you’re a “citizen of the world”..it makes no difference where you believe states and countries really are, does it?


30 posted on 11/15/2011 11:31:50 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Driftwood1
It is in Pawk-Key-Stawn.
31 posted on 11/15/2011 11:32:16 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: Driftwood1

Could it be a veiled reference to the fact that he’s already hocked it to the red chinee?


32 posted on 11/15/2011 11:36:38 AM PST by ichabod1 (Nuts; A house divided against itself cannot stand.)
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To: Driftwood1

THE CATELOG OF HIDDEN DOCUMENTS FROM AKA OBAMA’S PAST

So far most folks have only talked about the original birth certificate, supposedly locked up in Hawaii as are Obama’s draft and college records.

There is a long list of hidden documents, and a story behind every one of them. This list is one of many available I found on a blog:

• Original, vault copy birth certificate - Not released - Lawyers fees - greater than $1,000,000 - birth certificate - $15.
• Certification of Live Birth - Released - Counterfeit - Case and Affidavits
• Admitted British citizenship at birth - Confirmed via FactCheck.org/FightTheSmears.com
• Birth Announcement - Alleged to be a forgery
• Obama/Dunham marriage license - Not released
• Obama/Dunham divorce - Released (by independent investigators)
• Soetoro/Dunham marriage license - Not released
• Soetoro adoption records - Not released
• Fransiskus Assisi School School application - Released (by independent investigators)
• Punahou School records - Not released
• Soetoro/Dunham divorce - Released (by independent investigators)
• Selective Service Registration - Released - Counterfeit - Document Locator Number update - another FOIA request
• Occidental College records - Not released
• Passport - Not released and records scrubbed clean by Obama’s terrorism and intelligence adviser
• Columbia College records - Not released
• Columbia thesis - “Soviet Nuclear Disarmament” - Not released
• Harvard College records - Not released
• Harvard Law Review articles - None
• Illinois Bar Records - Not released.
• Baptism certificate - None
• Medical records - Not released
• Illinois State Senate records - None
• Illinois State Senate schedule - Lost
• Law practice client list - Not released
• University of Chicago scholarly articles - None
• Kindergarten records - this” lost or hidden” incident deserves more detail:


33 posted on 11/15/2011 11:38:26 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Driftwood1
No doubt the messiah thinks he's in part of the co - Prosperity Sphere that Japantried to create in the '30s & '40s.
34 posted on 11/15/2011 11:38:29 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Pock’ ee stonn.


35 posted on 11/15/2011 11:39:22 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: Driftwood1
From Wikipedia:

Hawaii (i/həˈwaɪ.iː/ or /həˈwaɪʔiː/ in English; Hawaiian: Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi) is the newest of the 50 U.S. states (August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United States, southeast of Japan, and northeast of Australia.

36 posted on 11/15/2011 11:39:27 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Driftwood1

Maybe he’s made a secret deal with China to deal with the deficit problems.

If Hawaii is owned by China would it be referred to as Asian or just Chinese? Either way it seems like a pretty understandable mistake to call it part of “Asia”. Four more years and I may only need to travel to New York City to say I’ve been to “Asia”.


37 posted on 11/15/2011 11:42:31 AM PST by LostPassword
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“• Passport - Not released and records scrubbed clean by Obama’s terrorism and intelligence adviser”

Person working with investigators found DEAD in his car.

38 posted on 11/15/2011 11:43:16 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“A lot of Hawaii is owned by the Japanese and the natives are Polynesian so that could make it a part of Asia!”

There’s a LOT of Phillipino’s in Kauai.


39 posted on 11/15/2011 11:47:52 AM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: faucetman

not surprised. a few folks who found dead who went across the Clintons’ grain too, you know?


40 posted on 11/15/2011 11:50:39 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Driftwood1

Maybe Obama sold Hawaii to China.


41 posted on 11/15/2011 11:51:23 AM PST by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: Driftwood1

Maybe Obama sold Hawaii to China.


42 posted on 11/15/2011 11:51:23 AM PST by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: Driftwood1

Had Ricky Perry or Herman Cain made this gaffe the MSM would be running it through the 24/7 news cycles.


43 posted on 11/15/2011 11:51:52 AM PST by montyspython (This thread needs more cowbell)
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To: gitmo

It might be European since Hawaiians tend to speak Austrian with an Asian accent.


44 posted on 11/15/2011 11:56:45 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Driftwood1; All

This is Obama pretending to be dumb so conservatives will beat up on him for being dumb, but in reality he is yet again speaking in code to America’s enemies, pretending to be an American President who “admitted” that Hawaii should belong to an Asian nation instead of the U.S. by an inadvertant “slip of the tongue”.

Obama’s purpose in the WH is about making as many moves as possible - without being seen as an illegitimate leader by the mainstream press - where he furthers the cause of surrendering America to other nations, in this case, giving credence to Asian claims to Pacific islands that are sovereing U.S. territory. Imperialism was part of the thinking of the leadership of WWII-era Japan, now it is circulating through Chinese leadership, which currently tends to look at open oceans near it’s borders as it’s own sovereign territory instead of the international waters that they are.


45 posted on 11/15/2011 12:03:57 PM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: bunkerhill7
The 180 degree longitude is the division between the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. The westernmost part of Alaska (W 179° 06' 31" W) is closer to the Eastern Hemisphere than the westernmost part of Hawaii (W 178° 17' 37.2834"), though not by much in terms of distance from the 180° longitude, but just in the backyard in terms of miles to the major land masses of Asia.
46 posted on 11/15/2011 12:04:52 PM PST by aruanan
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To: ModelBreaker
Never heard of a Phillipino, but I have many Filipino friends. Read the next paragraph for rthe reason.

If you are asking why Filipino instead of Philipino when the Philippines is spelled with a “ph”, the answer lies with the old name for Philippines. When the country was first colonized by Spain, they give the archipelago the name “Las Islas Filipinas” and its inhabitants “Filipinos”. When it was American’s turn to colonize the country, it was renamed “Philippines”. However, the term “Filipino” stuck.

47 posted on 11/15/2011 12:06:19 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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To: Driftwood1

He doesn’t even have to act like he cares anymore. Seriously, he doesn’t even give a sh!t what he says or does.

The fix is in and he will be pres again and

He.

Knows.

It.

And his fat derriered beard will continue to dislocate her monstrous jaw and shovel expensive, taxpayer-funded food in it that would feed an entire village and and be kind enough to tell us how bad we are at parenting and that she doesn’t think our kids should have french fries.


48 posted on 11/15/2011 12:26:58 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: trisham

Take a screen shot of the Wikipedia entry on Hawaii before it changes


49 posted on 11/15/2011 12:29:58 PM PST by Hatteras
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To: Hatteras

No kidding. Facts don’t mean much to him and his cohorts.


50 posted on 11/15/2011 12:39:55 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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