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Obama as a Boy Ate Dog Meat
ABC NEWS ^ | 4/17/2012 | Jake Tappert

Posted on 04/17/2012 10:17:28 PM PDT by JRochelle

Much has been made about Mitt Romney, in 1983, putting his family dog Seamus in a kennel on top of his roof and driving from Boston to Canada, with said canine Seamus making his displeasure known in a rather scatological way.

Democrats have signaled they have every intention of making sure the American people — especially dog-lovers — know the tale. In January, senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod tweeted a photo of the president and Bo in a car, with the snide observation: “@davidaxelrod: How loving owners transport their dogs.”

The Romney campaign signaled tonight that they are not about to cede any ground when it comes to a candidate’s odd past with man’s best friend.

And the Obama campaign shot back, with a spokesman suggesting the Romney team was attacking a child, since the Obama act in question took place when he was a kid.

The Daily Caller noted that in President Obama’s best-selling memoir, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” the president recalls being fed dog meat as a young boy in Indonesia with his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro.

“With Lolo, I learned how to eat small green chill peppers raw with dinner (plenty of rice), and, away from the dinner table, I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher), and roasted grasshopper (crunchy),” the president wrote. “Like many Indonesians, Lolo followed a brand of Islam that could make room for the remnants of more ancient animist and Hindu faiths. He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate: One day soon, he promised, he would bring home a piece of tiger meat for us to share.”

After his mother married Soetoro, Obama lived in Indonesia from 1967 until 1971, from roughly the age of 6 through 10.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: animalcruelty; barkobama; dogmeat; husseinobama; obama; obamafamily; obamalovesrover; soetoro
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1 posted on 04/17/2012 10:17:34 PM PDT by JRochelle
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To: JRochelle

....and he was forced to eat it from the roof of a rich man’s car.


2 posted on 04/17/2012 10:27:35 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walk into a bar. Bartender says "what'll it be, Mitt?")
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To: JRochelle

And he married one too!


3 posted on 04/17/2012 10:28:53 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: JRochelle

And he married one too!


4 posted on 04/17/2012 10:28:53 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: JRochelle

My dogs ain’t riding on Romney’s roof, and they ain’t gonna be Obama-feed.

What the hell happened to this country?

Newt is still in the race.


5 posted on 04/17/2012 10:30:17 PM PDT by KJC1 (Go Newt!)
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To: JRochelle
twitter is having roudy fun with this right now. Check out #ObamaDogRecipes for such jewels as:
Eggs rover easy
Fast and Furriest
German Shepherd's Pie
Chow Chow Mein
6 posted on 04/17/2012 10:35:21 PM PDT by BAW (I'll be back as fast as you can say "furious.")
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To: JRochelle

I’m betting he’s had more than dog meat...


7 posted on 04/17/2012 10:39:19 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: JRochelle

That explains why Bo always looks a bit nervous.


8 posted on 04/17/2012 10:41:30 PM PDT by Redcloak (Mitt Romney: Puttin' the "Country club" back in "Republican".)
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To: JRochelle
Obama as a Boy Ate Dog Meat
Isn't that what all the rich kids in Kenya eat?
9 posted on 04/17/2012 10:42:10 PM PDT by lewislynn ( What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in commom? Misinformation)
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To: JRochelle

I wonder how many libs have Obama’s books on their shelves as decoration without ever reading one page?

This story is just another reminder that our president is not “one of us”.


10 posted on 04/17/2012 10:43:24 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: JRochelle
Obama as a Boy Ate Dog Meat

And now he's trying to force everyone in America to eat it.

11 posted on 04/17/2012 10:47:03 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: JRochelle
"Obama lived in Indonesia from 1967 until 1971, from roughly the age of 6 through 10."

Isn't it nice we have such specifics about our President's past?? /hurl

12 posted on 04/17/2012 10:50:00 PM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: JRochelle

@davidaxelrod: "How loving owners transport their dogs."
@EricFehrn: "In hindsight, a chilling photo." --Romney strategist Eric Fehrstrom

LOL. Look again where the hands are!

13 posted on 04/17/2012 10:50:23 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: JRochelle

Dog meat? Did his transvestite nanny’s gay butcher freind supply it?


14 posted on 04/17/2012 10:51:49 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: JRochelle

“He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate...”

Dog and snake. It worked.


15 posted on 04/17/2012 10:54:26 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: JRochelle
What is Romney talking about here? This is the most bizarre charge against Obummer ever. I ate dogs when I was a kid and they were delicious. As a matter of fact, I am going to have one now.


16 posted on 04/17/2012 10:57:05 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

17 posted on 04/17/2012 11:02:34 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: JRochelle
Photobucket
18 posted on 04/17/2012 11:02:52 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

That’s not a dog. It’s an animated prop.


19 posted on 04/17/2012 11:05:25 PM PDT by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: 21twelve

“I don’t eat dog! Scavs eat dog!” - Molly Ringwold in SPACEHUNTER, ADVENTURES IN THE FORBIDDEN ZONE.


20 posted on 04/17/2012 11:05:56 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: JRochelle

This is stupid (although the recipes are hilarious). There is no moral equivalence between a young Barry eating what was given to him in a culture where it was accepted (in Italy, you can buy rabbit at the grocery store, and horse is a delicacy......with rumors about cat in the Veneto region after the first snow) and Romney making a dumbass choice. He did not realize that the dog would not fit in the car until the moment they left? Seriously? That is what kennels are for.

This is yet again another distraction from IT IS THE ECONOMY, STUPID.


21 posted on 04/17/2012 11:07:57 PM PDT by Explorer89 (And now, let the wild rumpus start!!)
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To: 21twelve
Photobucket He's got a way with animals, too!
22 posted on 04/17/2012 11:11:08 PM PDT by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
And he married one too!

That was so profound it was worth repeating.

23 posted on 04/17/2012 11:20:45 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: JRochelle
Obama as a Boy Ate Dog Meat

The truth be told: Obama ate $hit and barked at the moon.

24 posted on 04/17/2012 11:25:46 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: GVnana
"Look! Daddy caught dinner!


25 posted on 04/17/2012 11:29:46 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

“Next time, can we get one with more white meat?”


26 posted on 04/17/2012 11:31:31 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: VideoDoctor

27 posted on 04/17/2012 11:36:35 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: JRochelle

I may give him a pass on this, as a kid there he may not have had the option to say no.


28 posted on 04/17/2012 11:40:56 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Explorer89

When I was 10 I would not eat dog! No matter what!

With an adventurous spirit, I’ve tried Moose, Elk, Wild Turkey, Venison, Squirrel, Pheasant, Grouse, Rabbit, Black Bear, Aligator, Escargot, chocolate covered Ants, every type of fish, and more.... all as a kid and girl! The Venison, Pheasant, Grouse and once in a great while escargot are the only one’s that stuck.

I feel bad for Romney’s poor dog and his stupid choice, but at least he didn’t eat it. And did Obama say in his book that it was wrong to eat dog? The book was written as an adult. He also mentioned they were going to eat endangered Tiger. Call the Enviromentalists!


29 posted on 04/17/2012 11:40:57 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: JRochelle

So does that make him non-halal?


30 posted on 04/17/2012 11:42:18 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: JRochelle

Yuck.


31 posted on 04/17/2012 11:59:37 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world and I love you <3)
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To: JRochelle

"....just as long as he stays off the couch, and licks himself out in the yard, the runt of the litter might get adopted by a Chinese family.....hopefully"

32 posted on 04/17/2012 11:59:58 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Lazlo in PA

Uhhh,get the Alka-Seltzer...


33 posted on 04/18/2012 12:00:41 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world and I love you <3)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Uhhh,get the Alka-Seltzer...


34 posted on 04/18/2012 12:00:47 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world and I love you <3)
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To: ltc8k6

LOL. Poor dog.


35 posted on 04/18/2012 12:01:37 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: JRochelle

Well, apparently of all of the things that he ate...Lolo’s prediction of his taking on the characteristics of the food source came true....with the grasshopper. He is the ultimate leader of the grasshoppers!

The Ant & the Grasshopper

In a field one summer’s day a grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. A group of ants walked by, grunting as they struggled to carry plump kernels of corn.

“Where are you going with those heavy things?” asked the grasshopper.

Without stopping, the first ant replied, “To our ant hill. This is the third kernel I’ve delivered today.”

“Why not come and sing with me,” teased the grasshopper, “instead of working so hard?”

“We are helping to store food for the winter,” said the ant, “and think you should do the same.”

“Winter is far away and it is a glorious day to play,” sang the grasshopper.

But the ants went on their way and continued their hard work.

The weather soon turned cold. All the food lying in the field was covered with a thick white blanket of snow that even the grasshopper could not dig through. Soon the grasshopper found itself dying of hunger.

He staggered to the ants’ hill and saw them handing out corn from the stores they had collected in the summer. He begged them for something to eat.

“What!” cried the ants in surprise, “haven’t you stored anything away for the winter? What in the world were you doing all last summer?”

“I didn’t have time to store any food,” complained the grasshopper; “I was so busy playing music that before I knew it the summer was gone.”

The ants shook their heads in disgust, turned their backs on the grasshopper and went on with their work.


36 posted on 04/18/2012 12:17:37 AM PDT by garandgal
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To: Lazlo in PA
LOL!!!

The comments on the ABC News site are a hoot! A few gems:

Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.Or canine.Whatever.Enjoy this one, Team Obama. You’ve earned every tasty morsel.

That Romney better watch out! The Obama political organization is very effective and they will stop the GOP lies! Why just now Axelrod is preparing to unleash the political dogs of war on….what? Ah – great….. Obama ate them.

Michael Vick: “Damn Obama, you is crazy. At least I didn’t eat the dogs after I killed ‘em.”

Obama would never put a dog on top of a car. Dries out the meat.

“@davidaxelrod: How loving owners transport their dogs.” In their bellies?

When they serve ‘Hot Dogs’ at the White House, you get the real thing! LOL!

Obama is probably wondering how Bo would taste with some flava beans and a nice chianti…

I especially like how Jake Tapper ends his column with this little zinger:

The Seamus story was discussed again Monday when Ann Romney told Diane Sawyer that “the dog loved” traveling that way. “He would see that crate and, you know, he would, like, go crazy because he was going with us on vacation. It was to me a kinder thing to bring him along than to leave him in the kennel for two weeks.”

Certainly kinder than eating him.

Jake's comment about knocked me out of my chair. Team 0dogmeat can't be all too pleased with that little jab. I wonder if he'll now be banished to the back of the Press Room, lol.

37 posted on 04/18/2012 12:34:35 AM PDT by Nasher
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To: Joe 6-pack

Does this count as a “Doggie list” ping?

[just when you think you can’t detest that freak more]


38 posted on 04/18/2012 12:43:44 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: shibumi; TheOldLady
I was introduced to dog meat (tough), snake meat (tougher)

Aaaaaack!

Demon spawn! Outcast! Unclean!

39 posted on 04/18/2012 12:46:22 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: KJC1
Newt knows how to treat snakes right!

Go Newt!

40 posted on 04/18/2012 12:49:02 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

WHO did That in that bun?


41 posted on 04/18/2012 12:52:35 AM PDT by Safetgiver (The predator class is upset because they are being shot.)
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To: 21twelve
Watch it, bub...:-P


42 posted on 04/18/2012 12:53:07 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: JRochelle
He explained that a man took on the powers of whatever he ate:

Great. He has the power to lift his leg on everything and chew up slippers...

43 posted on 04/18/2012 12:56:19 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Nasher
Been following the hilarity on twitter. Twitter erupts in Operation Fast and Furryous:

Rush is going to have a field day with this!

44 posted on 04/18/2012 12:56:26 AM PDT by Nasher
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To: MacMattico

While visiting Amish land in PA, I ate chocolate covered ants, once.

I thought it was some kind of clever euphemism or joke name.

Imagine my surprise.

[imagine the Amish lady’s surprise when I spat them out at her feet]

Oh, to be 10, again.

:)


45 posted on 04/18/2012 12:57:37 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: JRochelle
When I was a teenager I had an old Ford Pickup. We used to put our Boxer in the bed and drive places. The Dog loved it.

I guess I can't run for President now.

46 posted on 04/18/2012 1:10:29 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: JRochelle

I call BS on this.

Taqiyya.


47 posted on 04/18/2012 1:11:16 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Salamander

Proves my point.
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He’s a gun grabber too.

Although I guess yours looks more like a gun hugger!


48 posted on 04/18/2012 1:12:23 AM PDT by 21twelve
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
And he married one too!"

Which is why, when I saw this article, I thought it was something about his marriage to Mooch the Pooch.

49 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:44 AM PDT by Rashputin (Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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To: 21twelve

We had to take him *and* the Mossberg down just to get him unwrapped.

He -really- loves that thing.

[but he also enjoys looking through the AR’s scope...crazy snake]

;D


50 posted on 04/18/2012 1:28:33 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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