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Sidwell Friendsís surprising Pearl Harbor Day menu (Japanese food for the Obamas)
WaPo ^ | 12/6/11 | The Reliable Source

Posted on 12/06/2011 2:55:50 PM PST by Nachum

A lunch that will live in infamy? That’s what at least one parent at elite Sidwell Friends (yes, Sasha and Malia’s school!) wondered upon seeing what the school cafeteria listed as its “Pearl Harbor Day” menu Wednesday: A heavily Japanese-inspired lineup, including teriyaki chicken and edamame (as well as more generically Asian delicacies like tofu, fried rice, fortune cookies and “oriental noodle salad”). A school rep told us this was just a fluke — not a meal intended to commemorate the 1941 Japanese attack on U.S. forces: The contractor that prepares school lunches randomly assigned an Asian menu to Dec. 7, and the subcontractor that prints the calendars automatically marked Wednesday at Pearl Harbor Day. “It was completely coincidental,” said Ellis Turner, associate head of the school.

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1 posted on 12/06/2011 2:56:04 PM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 12/06/2011 2:58:11 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Falafel on 9-11?


3 posted on 12/06/2011 2:58:39 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum

As the daughter of a prisoner of a Japanese concentration camp, I am not amused.


4 posted on 12/06/2011 3:01:02 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: wac3rd

And humble pie on July 4th.


5 posted on 12/06/2011 3:01:55 PM PST by kabar
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To: wac3rd
Yup.

It's traditional...

6 posted on 12/06/2011 3:02:17 PM PST by null and void (This is day 1050 of America's ObamaVacation from reality.)
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To: Nachum

How appropriate for the traitor-in-chief.


7 posted on 12/06/2011 3:03:18 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Nachum

Well, we ultimately DID eat Japan’s lunch. At a very high price.


8 posted on 12/06/2011 3:03:18 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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Falafel on 9-11?

No, goat anus and a side order of small boy.

9 posted on 12/06/2011 3:05:17 PM PST by twister881
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To: Nachum

After all Hussein claimed it was the Germans who attacked Pearl Harbor. Ole’ Suharto, might want to check on the Japanese invasion of Indonesia, but then again history has never been his strong suit.


10 posted on 12/06/2011 3:05:37 PM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Nachum

That seems to be the way the brains of Obama’s people work ,Pearl Harbor Day , I have a great idea Japanese food


11 posted on 12/06/2011 3:05:42 PM PST by molson209
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To: Nachum

I wonder if he’ll give a “Why can’t we all just get along” speech at the memorial, or offer up apologies for over-reacting to the attack.


12 posted on 12/06/2011 3:07:50 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Nachum

“Random”? “Coincidental”? MY ASS!!! But then again, these subcontractors, etc. might very well be produckts of the publik skool sistum and have NO clue whatsoever!


13 posted on 12/06/2011 3:08:37 PM PST by Frank_2001
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“It was completely coincidental,” said Ellis Turner, whose great-aunt was coincidentally Tokyo Rose.


14 posted on 12/06/2011 3:09:11 PM PST by matt1234 (Bring back the HUAC.)
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To: beethovenfan

“I’m Barack Obama and I approved this menu.”


15 posted on 12/06/2011 3:10:24 PM PST by hometoroost (Frodo lives!)
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To: Nachum

completely random? Because no one GAFF anymore about what Dec 7th means to some Americans?

Halal menu for 9-11.
And sauerkraut on D-day.


16 posted on 12/06/2011 3:10:33 PM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: Nachum
I think it's unfortunate, but not an insult, and we should simply make a note not to have a Japanese-themed lunch on December 7.

By the way, it was -— ... -— ... (TO-RA in kanji Morse) that the Japanese strike force sent... and they picked those syllables so a good radio operator didn't have to go.

17 posted on 12/06/2011 3:10:33 PM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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I believe lil Ellis, nephew of Tokyo Rose is a liar liar pants on fire


18 posted on 12/06/2011 3:11:08 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum

This assumes the person who made the menu even knew Dec 7th which I highly doubt. Also, Japan is a radically different country from 1941 Empirial Japan. Is it wrong to eat a Frankfurter on Dec. 11th?


19 posted on 12/06/2011 3:11:52 PM PST by douginthearmy (Still undecided.)
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To: Nachum

Marxist/Democrats never could lie very well.


20 posted on 12/06/2011 3:11:57 PM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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