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Did Obama Confuse Hanukkah and Kwanzaa?
RushLimbaugh.com ^ | December 9, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 12/09/2011 2:37:27 PM PST by Kaslin

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RUSH: Yesterday Obama celebrated Hanukkah. That means tomorrow is Christmas Eve, and next Wednesday is New Year's Eve in Obamaville. Hanukkah is not for two weeks, and he lit every candle in the menorah! You're supposed to do it over an eight-day period. He did it all at once just to be done with it. As he says: This is to show my devotion to Israel.

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RUSH: Snerdley, what do you think the odds are that Obama confused Hanukkah and Kwanzaa? When was Kwanzaa invented? (interruption) No, '66. I looked it up. Kwanzaa was invented 1966. It was invented by a guy named Ron Karenga. Yeah. Yeah. His name was Ron Karenga but he had an alias, Dr. Maulana Ron Karenga. (laughing)

So he was a doctor. And he invented Kwanzaa, which is a seven-day feast, runs December 26 to January 1st. In 1966 he branded it a black alternative to Christmas. The idea was to celebrate the end of what Ron Karenga considered the Christmas season exploitation of African-Americans. Now, what was that? What was the Christmas season exploitation of African Americans? Was it all the black Santa Clauses that were out there in the department stores? What was it then? What was the exploitation of African-Americans at Christmastime? According to the official Kwanzaa website, as opposed to the Hallmark Cards Kwanzaa site, the celebration was designed to foster conditions that would enhance the revolutionary social change for the -- anyway it also has a candelabra. It was seven days, seven candles instead of eight for Hanukkah, and you light 'em all at once. So Obama had a menorah there and he lit 'em all. I'm sure he thought it was Kwanzaa while talking about loyalty to Israel.

What a day, folks. Now we have Jon Corzine testified yesterday, "I don't know where" -- (interruption) What? He did. He lit all the candles on the menorah. He lit them all. Lit them all. Well, let me tell you something. The White House Christmas party for the media was December 6th. That's about eight or nine days earlier than usual. See, everything is based on Obama getting out of town on December 16th to head over to Hawaii. So that's why he lit all the candles. He didn't have time to wait for Hanukkah to actually play out, he's gotta leave. He can't wait. He doesn't have time to hang around for Kwanzaa. I mean that doesn't start 'til December 26th. He's gotta do that now. He has to get outta here by December 16th, December 17th. That's when vacation starts. So just go ahead and light all the candles on the menorah and talk about how you love Israel and be done with it. (interruption) I know, I know, if Bush had tried that... (laughing) If anybody else had tried that, I know, I understand.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: hanukkah; kwanzaa; limbaugh; obama
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1 posted on 12/09/2011 2:37:33 PM PST by Kaslin
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2 posted on 12/09/2011 2:40:36 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: Kaslin

Imagine for 30 sec. that George W. Bush had done this.


3 posted on 12/09/2011 2:42:02 PM PST by Lysandru
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To: Kaslin

I think the guy is just plain dumb.


4 posted on 12/09/2011 2:44:39 PM PST by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Kaslin

I am sure it was an intentional slap just like I think many of his gaffes are intentional if only to mock americans at how he can get away with saying obvious idiotic things. The rest I think ARE flat idiotic things.


5 posted on 12/09/2011 2:46:27 PM PST by lilyramone (The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary)
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To: Lysandru

The LSM would be day and night on it for weeks, if not month


6 posted on 12/09/2011 2:47:32 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin
And he invented Kwanzaa, which is a seven-day feast, runs December 26 to January 1st. In 1966 he branded it a black alternative to Christmas. The idea was to celebrate the end of what Ron Karenga considered the Christmas season exploitation of African-Americans.

On the first day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
A Marxist in a red tree.

On the second day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

On the third day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Three Dixie Chicks.
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

On the fourth day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Four Lenin busts.
Three Dixie Chicks,
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

On the fifth day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Five fel-on-ies.
Four Lenin busts,
Three Dixie Chicks,
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

On the sixth day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Six Castro jumpsuits.
Five fel-on-ies,
Four Lenin busts,
Three Dixie Chicks,
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

On the seventh day of Kwanzaa Øbama gave to me
Seven Mao pajamas,
Six Castro jumpsuits,
Five fel-on-ies,
Four Lenin busts
Three Dixie Chicks,
Two Jaily birds,
And a Marxist in a red tree.

7 posted on 12/09/2011 2:51:33 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: donhunt

You and I are probably not the only one who does, but he sure fools the left.


8 posted on 12/09/2011 2:52:34 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: baddog 219

I vote for “Evil”.


9 posted on 12/09/2011 2:53:03 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Kaslin

If, as they say, he got confused between the two then why did he say something about Israel and Justice Ginsberg? If he had said something about Africa thinking it was Kwanzaa then he’d still look like the idiot he is by lighting a Menorah instead.


10 posted on 12/09/2011 2:53:53 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: Kaslin

Sometimes I think that Obama, Sheila J. Lee, and Maxine Waters are having a stupid contest.


11 posted on 12/09/2011 2:55:32 PM PST by rightly_dividing (1Cor. 15:1-4)
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To: Kaslin

I believe this was done as a clear indication to
his Islamic supporters that any connection between
Obama and Judaism should be taken by them as a joke.

“A good time for a party...”

Disgusting.


12 posted on 12/09/2011 2:55:32 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Kaslin

Well then, they’re dumb too.


13 posted on 12/09/2011 2:56:02 PM PST by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: Kaslin

has anyone seen a video HOW he lit the candles? did he use the center candle or one of the others?

using any candle besides the center to light the others is strictly forbidden and seen as an affront to Judaism


14 posted on 12/09/2011 2:56:18 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: sten

More than likely he flicked his Bic.


15 posted on 12/09/2011 3:00:16 PM PST by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: lilyramone

I’m sure he impressed Jews everywhere with his ignorance. He would have been much better off never even bringing out the Hanukkia.


16 posted on 12/09/2011 3:05:47 PM PST by richardtavor
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To: donhunt

Ever met someone who was just plain stupid but thought they were a genius?

So stupid that they thought that learning the affectations of greatness actually made them great?

Yeah, that’s the ticket...


17 posted on 12/09/2011 3:06:35 PM PST by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: donhunt

Hey! Obama! What about Festivus?


18 posted on 12/09/2011 3:07:49 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: donhunt

of course


19 posted on 12/09/2011 3:10:35 PM PST by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Hey! Obama! What about Festivus?

Doesn't that holiday include the airing of grievances? He gets that every day from Michelle.

20 posted on 12/09/2011 3:11:30 PM PST by mojito
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I’m challenging you to The Wrestle.


21 posted on 12/09/2011 3:16:58 PM PST by Salamander (I'm Wounded, Old And Treacherous.)
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To: mojito

Yeah, and nobody wants to challenge her to the fetes of strength. She’ll sit on your face and not in the good way.


22 posted on 12/09/2011 3:17:48 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: tet68
I believe this was done as a clear indication to his Islamic supporters that any connection between Obama and Judaism should be taken by them as a joke.

Bingo!

For validation, just compare this to the solemn reverence in which he celebrates Ramadan each year. The guy is a closet Muslim who outs himself by his behavior (you can simply ignore his words) day in and day out.

23 posted on 12/09/2011 3:18:50 PM PST by The Citizen Soldier (I will always remember exactly where I was when Obama made his NCAA picks.)
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To: Kaslin

24 posted on 12/09/2011 3:20:14 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Hey! Obama! What about Festivus?

LOL!


25 posted on 12/09/2011 3:20:19 PM PST by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: Kaslin
Very tacky and weird. He wouldn't celebrate Ramadan ahead, maybe he is disrespecting the Jewish traditions to intentionally send a message to Muslim community.
26 posted on 12/09/2011 3:34:03 PM PST by opentalk
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To: rightly_dividing

A stupid contest? Who is winning? I know Americans are losing.


27 posted on 12/09/2011 4:13:04 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: Kaslin

He be celebratin’ Kwanukkah.


28 posted on 12/09/2011 4:17:57 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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29 posted on 12/09/2011 4:32:30 PM PST by SJackson (Haven't changed the environment, just take a bath. Eat a piece of chocolate. You need one. Michelle)
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To: Kaslin

http://exposingtheleft.blogspot.com/search?q=that+kwazy


30 posted on 12/09/2011 4:39:03 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: Kaslin

Maybe Obama thinks Hanukkah with the Hawaiian tradition of Hookah.

31 posted on 12/09/2011 4:55:58 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: lightman

semi-LOL


32 posted on 12/09/2011 5:02:19 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: rightly_dividing
Sometimes I think that Obama, Sheila J. Lee, and Maxine Waters are having a stupid contest.

You may be right but perhaps someone should tell them Hank Johnson [Democrat - Georgia] has already won.

33 posted on 12/09/2011 5:03:34 PM PST by sjmjax (Politicans are like bananas - they start out green, turn yellow, then rot.)
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To: Kaslin

Zero is a disgusting excuse for a president of the United States. He is disrespectful to everyone except Muslims. Every time I see him or his picture I get literally sick to my stomach.


34 posted on 12/09/2011 5:09:50 PM PST by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: exit82

I´ll see your ¨Evil¨, and raise you an...islamist.


35 posted on 12/09/2011 5:30:32 PM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: Kaslin

Well, he’s planning on going to asia for the Christmas holiday. . . .


36 posted on 12/09/2011 5:35:31 PM PST by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: Lysandru

“Imagine for 30 sec. that George W. Bush had done this.”

Keith Olbermann would have wet himself while demanding that Bush resign.

Oh wait, a second....That already happened.

The leftists would have drawn Hitler ‘staches on pictures of George W. Bush and wrote one unreadable book after another about how “fascism is coming to America”

Oh, wait. They did that, too.

All kidding aside, you have a great point.


37 posted on 12/09/2011 5:50:28 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: lightman

Beyond clever!

+1


38 posted on 12/09/2011 5:52:04 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (Chairman Obama And Ron Paul Are Sure Signs The Republic Is In Serious Trouble. God Help Us All.)
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To: Kaslin

They’re both later in the year. I think he’s an oaf. Either he doesn’t know any better or he doesn’t give a crap.


39 posted on 12/09/2011 6:12:45 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Kaslin

Maybe he did it early cuz he’s going to be in Hawaii?
I have no idea why he lit all the candles. lol. He shouldn’t have lit any


40 posted on 12/09/2011 7:38:25 PM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: baddog 219

Yes.


41 posted on 12/09/2011 8:03:13 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Kaslin

We’ll have to wait and see if he plays with a dreidel during Kwanzaa.


42 posted on 12/09/2011 9:02:12 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Kaslin

When life becomes endless rounds of golf and luxury vacations, the mind goes soft. In Zer0’s mind, keep things simple: to make peace with Israel, just light up some menorah candles and call it Kwanzaa. I can just imagine these words: “Hey, Michelle! Is it true we’re having lobster tonight? I just read it on the teleprompter that we’re having lobster.”


43 posted on 12/09/2011 11:19:10 PM PST by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: lightman

LOL! Lucky I just finished my coffee.


44 posted on 12/09/2011 11:20:22 PM PST by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I know where he should put the pole.


45 posted on 12/10/2011 2:07:17 AM PST by Barb4Bush (God bless Glenn Beck!)
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To: Kaslin

In Obama’s world every traditional holiday must be thought of in a new way —thus Christmas, and Hanukkah Must be thought of in their relationship to Kwanzaaaaaa-that made up holiday for black revolutionaries. Much as our First Amendment must be thought of as including separation of church and state,and school from church much as the Soviet Communist had in their Constitution.Much like Obama thinks Christianity equates to
Black Liberation theology and the Jesus of Christianity equates to the Islamic version.In Obamavill all things are made relative to the State chooses it to mean at the moment.


46 posted on 12/10/2011 4:05:23 AM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: Kaslin

Hussein is a strange person. He has always lived in an isolated fantasy world.


47 posted on 12/10/2011 10:16:21 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Kaslin
He should invite Adam Sandler for an edumacation!
48 posted on 12/10/2011 10:47:00 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, "...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Kaslin
Wait WAIT there's more, we can ALL send this beautiful "How to" to Mr smarty pantsso he can always know how to like the menorrah candles of Chamukah:

Lighting the Candles traditional manner

He just showed the world again how to disrespect Israel as he disrespects alll Americans, all Jews and all our allies. He has no respect a ritual that has such depth of meaning, a way of life( Judaism) that has given us so much morality. Wahts his name( what is his true name??) screws the goose once again( poor goose). He has disrespected a whole people, a whole culture and a REAL LIVING G!D of Hope and Change of heart.

I pray G-D sees he is like the pharoah, the evil pharoah from another country in which Hashem battled with Moses until all of Egypt fell in to the dung heap of scarab worship. Please O Lord pass over our home when your wrath falls upon the evil ones who are tearing America and Israel down to its very core, I stand with Israel.I will die for the God of Israel should it be His will.

49 posted on 12/10/2011 11:40:28 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, "...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Kaslin

A Chanukah (Hanukkah) menorah has nine branches, not seven.


50 posted on 12/10/2011 11:41:52 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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