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Obama Confuses Veterans Day and Memorial Day Again
Fox ^ | 2/21/12 | Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Posted on 02/21/2012 10:54:41 AM PST by Nachum

Earlier this month, I referenced Barack Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in an Obamateurism a couple of weeks ago, but alert OOTD reader Ken K spotted one I missed in the same speech. The President spoke about the hardship of our men and women in the military who are now leaving the service but not finding jobs in the current economy. Unfortunately, Obama offered a reprise of one of his earliest gaffes on the national political stage, emphasis mine:

Our economy is making progress as we recover from the worst crisis in three generations, but far too many families are still struggling to find work or make the mortgage, pay for college, or, in some cases, even buy food. Our men and women in uniform have made us safer and more secure, and we were eternally grateful to them, but war and suffering and hardship still remain in too many corners of the globe. And a lot of those men and women who we celebrate on Veterans Day and Memorial Day come back and find that, when it comes to finding a job or getting the kind of care that they need, we’re not always there the way we need to be.

Almost four years ago, Obama offered this on the campaign trail as a presidential candidate:

On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes — and I see many of them in the audience here today — our sense of patriotism is particularly strong.

One might have thought that three years in office would have taught Obama the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. On the latter, we celebrate our living veterans, but on Memorial Day, we remember those who died in the service of their country.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: day; democrats; dopeydems; gaffe; kenyanvillageidiot; memorial; nobama2012; obama; veterans
It's not funny any more
1 posted on 02/21/2012 10:54:57 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 02/21/2012 10:58:03 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Obomba is not from the USA; at least not in spirit, anyways.

He doesn’t care for America and that’s why he doesn’t know even the basic things.

And has a good number of idiot leftist liberal supporters.


3 posted on 02/21/2012 10:59:02 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Nachum

If Barack Obama’s name was Dan Quayle the sound of guffaws from the MSM would be ear-splitting.


4 posted on 02/21/2012 11:00:43 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Nachum

It appears he’d have better odds of being correct by flipping a coin than by relying on the contents of his own brain...


5 posted on 02/21/2012 11:04:03 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Nachum

I wonder if Obama saw any Hospital “Corpsemen” in that audience?


6 posted on 02/21/2012 11:04:15 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: Nachum
One might have thought that three years in office would have taught Obama the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

He doesn't know the difference between them because he never observed them before he got into office.

7 posted on 02/21/2012 11:09:33 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Nachum

He wouldn’t know a corpsman from a corpse.


8 posted on 02/21/2012 11:10:56 AM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Nachum

0bama is not from here

Repeat as necessary


9 posted on 02/21/2012 11:11:09 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum
Maybe he believes in ghosts ...

The White House is supposed to be haunted ...

10 posted on 02/21/2012 11:12:26 AM PST by x
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To: Nachum

If he’s talking about either in February, I’m a little worried.


11 posted on 02/21/2012 11:14:20 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: Nachum

This isn’t even about confusing the two. It’s either that he’s not too bright or it’s just not that important to him.

A memorial is used to remember the dead, so it should be obvious it doesn’t honor those who are living. If he doesn’t “get” this he’s not too bright.

I tend to believe Barry’s problem is that he simply doesn’t care about those “other people.” You know, the ones who can’t directly help him get something he wants, like re-election or adulation. To Barry it doesn’t matter what you call the day or which one is which. And, in his mind, if he doesn’t care it really isn’t all that important.


12 posted on 02/21/2012 11:15:55 AM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Nachum

c’m0n, give the clown a break!
how would any of us do in a foreign countree?????


13 posted on 02/21/2012 11:17:56 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Nachum

c’m0n, give the clown a break!
how would any of us do in a foreign countree?????


14 posted on 02/21/2012 11:18:11 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Mr. Wright

“I wonder if Obama saw any Hospital “Corpsemen” in that audience?”

I have noticed radio and TV personalities have started pronouncing it corpse-men on TV and radio.
So to protect their dear leader, the media types are intentionally misspeaking. That way when he speaks incorrectly, no one notices.../S


15 posted on 02/21/2012 11:19:00 AM PST by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: Nachum

Potato, Potatoe....


16 posted on 02/21/2012 11:19:17 AM PST by HollyB
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To: Nachum

This is actually an ISSUE. Supposedly, as in ridiculously so, 0bama came to HAWAII at or about age 10, where he stayed and went through the rest of his K-12. On Oahu, we have several memorials that all Americans should see, especially the Arizona. Every year, there are remembrances of December 7, 1941, in addition to Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day. It has become increasingly important as those veterans still alive are dying off.

When 0bama was in Hawaii, those veterans would have made a big deal of coming, and there would have been no way of avoiding any of the news coverage, as that would/is a fantastic vacation for such a veteran to take his family on. Many of those vets would have been at a high in their earnings potentials, and the some of the guys would have wanted their children to see what dad did in WWII at Pearl, Kaneohe Bay, etc.

In other words, there would be no way to not learn the differences among the three. None.

He went to private school there, SUPPOSEDLY, so he would have had money available to him even to travel to GET AWAY at those times specifically.

No effing way he confuses them when he’s from a major battlefield/military base area. For cry-eyed, the ARNG office is in the crater on Oahu. If you drive up there, well, there you are.


17 posted on 02/21/2012 11:19:46 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum

“One might have thought that three years in office would have taught Obama the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day”

Not celebrated in Kenya, that’s why he forgets!


18 posted on 02/21/2012 11:20:28 AM PST by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: All

And now, this POS posing as president apologizes for the burning of that religious book in Afghanistan!!!!

How can any REAL American vote for this...this...”man”???


19 posted on 02/21/2012 11:20:43 AM PST by Boonie
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To: Nachum

What do you expect from a moron who thinks there are 57 states and thinks Hawaii is in Asia?

This guy has got to go—back where he came from and I don’t mean Hawaii or Chicago.


20 posted on 02/21/2012 11:22:12 AM PST by ponz7
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To: Boonie

Did he give the speech in “Road Island?”


21 posted on 02/21/2012 11:22:26 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Most Conservative in the Primary, the Republican Nominee in the General.)
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To: Mr. Wright

22 posted on 02/21/2012 11:23:36 AM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: skeeter

Oh I don’t know...this makes perfect sense to me.

No matter what people have done during their life - who they voted for - what occupation they engaged in...one thing we do know is that once they are dead they become democrats.

Obama just wants to make sure the dead get plenty of work to help his re-election campaign!


23 posted on 02/21/2012 11:27:17 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Scotswife
Those vets can't be depended upon to vote the right way, so why should they have their own day?

BTW this is especially hilarious after Michelle wished her husband a happy President's Day, saying he was her favorite one.

Problem is there is no such holiday. So presumably she was saying the Obama was her favorite George Washington.

24 posted on 02/21/2012 11:32:15 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Nachum

nobama is the perfect, classic definition of stupidity.


25 posted on 02/21/2012 11:33:23 AM PST by upchuck (Let's have the Revolution NOW before we get dumbed down to the point that we can't.)
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To: Nachum
How much money could he save by merging these two holidays down to one? It worked fine for Washington's Birthday. It's that frog in the warming water thing. More money we waste on Veterans I guess.
26 posted on 02/21/2012 11:35:52 AM PST by chesty_puller (Viet Nam 1970-71 He who shed blood with me shall forever be my brother. Shak.)
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To: skeeter

I heard a rumor Obama was Lincoln reincarnated?
And, like all dead people, despite having been a republican president, he now votes democrat too.


27 posted on 02/21/2012 11:44:10 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Nachum
This is easily explained by the Obama media.

LA Times: Obama is so smart that his mouth can’t keep up with his brain
28 posted on 02/21/2012 11:48:17 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Scotswife
I heard a rumor Obama was Lincoln reincarnated?

Abe or Mary?

29 posted on 02/21/2012 11:48:49 AM PST by skeeter
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To: 9422WMR

You have got to be kidding me . . . tell me this is not true.
Who, if I may ask, is now pronouncing “corpsman” CORPSEMAN?


30 posted on 02/21/2012 11:53:34 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: skeeter

HA!


31 posted on 02/21/2012 11:57:28 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Nachum
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32 posted on 02/21/2012 11:57:56 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Mr. Wright
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33 posted on 02/21/2012 12:00:52 PM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Nachum

Obummer never misses a muslim holiday.


34 posted on 02/21/2012 12:08:00 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (OBUMMER THE MUSLIM ADVOCATE.. = Who knew??)
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To: Nachum

I agree it’s not funny anymore. Wasn’t the first time-but it was more forgivable then. I guess the only day that zipperhead can get straight would be a day related to some Islamic victory—or perhaps the historic Birthday of Vlad Lenin.


35 posted on 02/21/2012 12:09:45 PM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: Nachum
How are his anti-truth spinners spinning this one? Good grief!

Just think how sweet it will be when these fascist are gone.

That alone is worth everything.

Delete the Fascist party once and for all.

fas·cism   [fash-iz-uhm]

noun

( sometimes initial capital letter ) a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.

IMHO

36 posted on 02/21/2012 12:11:43 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected. 0bamao's ANTI-TRUTH & SPIN TEAM is again on the move.)
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To: Nachum
Let's not be too critical -

Heck - none of us know the difference between the Kenya Memorial Day and Kenya Veterans day.


37 posted on 02/21/2012 12:13:04 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Nachum
It's not funny any more

He was raised by America hating, Marxist leaning, Muslim believing, get even with 'Whitey' internationalists. What can you expect?

38 posted on 02/21/2012 12:27:52 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Nachum

F***** idiot.

I cannot WAIT until he is gone!


39 posted on 02/21/2012 12:53:04 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: All

You know damn well that if Bush made the same idiotic mistake the liberals would be all over him like blowflies on a corpse.


40 posted on 02/21/2012 12:55:03 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: ponz7

Wait a minute. He thinks Hawaii is in Asia?

WHAT??


41 posted on 02/21/2012 12:57:09 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

N*gger,is you sick?

James Evans,Sr. in ‘Good Times’.


42 posted on 02/21/2012 1:00:22 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: combat_boots
0bama is not from here

No he isn't.

He didn't get to observe "Decoration Day" when the whole town turned out to clean and brighten the city cemetery.

Or stand in school assembly at 11:00 am each November 11th and observe a moment of silence for Armistice Day.

Some things just make an impression.

43 posted on 02/21/2012 1:03:29 PM PST by Ole Okie
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To: Nachum
On the latter, we celebrate our living veterans, but on Memorial Day, we remember those who died in the service of their country.

So when do we celebrate those who served but died afterwards?

44 posted on 02/21/2012 1:07:12 PM PST by WPaCon
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To: Mr. Wright

A local TV news reader on channel 8 out of Dallas. Very liberal, very pro zero........;-(


45 posted on 02/21/2012 2:01:37 PM PST by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: Nachum

He doesn’t know and he doesn’t care.


46 posted on 02/21/2012 2:22:45 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: F15Eagle

I don’t mind Obama - - he’s been put in a job that’s way over his head.

It’s his voters that I’m disgusted with. May they burn in hell.


47 posted on 02/21/2012 7:51:38 PM PST by gortklattu (God knows who is best, everybody else is making guesses - Tony Snow)
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To: 9422WMR

I wonder when he will start to report that this November their station will be giving General Election results for all “57” States?


48 posted on 02/22/2012 4:09:15 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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