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Biden: ‘My Image of the Military Commander' Was 'Slim Pickens...on the Back of an Atom Bomb'..
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Posted on 04/27/2012 3:43:11 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Biden: ‘My Image of the Military Commander' Was 'Slim Pickens...on the Back of an Atom Bomb' 'Yelling Yippee-Ki-Yay' By Michael W. Chapman April 26, 2012

(CNSNews.com) - Vice President Joe Biden said that when he was first elected to the U.S. Senate back in 1972, his view of U.S. military commanders was epitomized by actor Slim Pickens in the movie “Dr. Strangelove,” riding an atomic bomb like a cowboy and “yelling yippee-ki-yay!”

In a campaign speech focusing on foreign policy, delivered at New York University on Thursday, Biden said he ran for the Senate in 1972 “because I thought the policy we had in Vietnam, I didn't argue it as immoral, but I thought it just didn't make sense, the notion of dominoes and so on and so forth."

“And I came to Washington as a 29-year-old kid," said Biden. "I got elected. Before I was eligible to serve, I had to literally wait to be sworn in because I wasn’t eligible under the Constitution. You must be 30 years old. And my image of the military commanders at the time was, if you ever saw that old movie, if you ever rented it, where Slim Pickens is on the back of an atom bomb, dropping out of an aircraft, yelling, yippee-ki-yay! And 'Dr. Strangelove' was the movie.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: biden; dopeydems; slimpickens
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To: Sub-Driver

Poor Biden’s got slim pickens between his ears.


21 posted on 04/27/2012 5:35:37 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Something is happening and it's widespread


I think you're on to something, it's like the world is getting so upside down now, you know nothing good is coming around the next corner...
22 posted on 04/27/2012 5:38:23 AM PDT by dagoofyfoot
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To: Doogle

Damn Joe,you sure are simple....


23 posted on 04/27/2012 5:45:50 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Vaquero
Mental image of an editorial cartoon:

"Slim" Biden astride a bomb suspended beneath a dilapidated, green fueled, bus driven by Obama. The bomb has as nose art, "Debt."

The cartoon's title is "The new Air Farce B-2012 Debtofortress"

24 posted on 04/27/2012 5:49:12 AM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Obama been Liberal. Hope Change!)
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To: Sub-Driver
...Biden said he ran for the Senate in 1972 “because I thought the policy we had in Vietnam, I didn't argue it as immoral, but I thought it just didn't make sense, the notion of dominoes and so on and so forth."

One, is Biden incapable of speaking in complete sentences?

Two, maybe Joe should ask some Cambodians about that silly dominos theory.

As Mark Levin says, Biden was once The Dumbest Man in the Senate. Now he's The Dumbest Vice President.

25 posted on 04/27/2012 5:49:24 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I see the same thing. It is scary. This is the fruit of the encroaching welfare state. Indoctrination for education, conformity of PC thought under the guise of critical thought, the acquiescence of serfdom and the almost complete lack of focused ambition for anything other than government handouts. They own the schools. It won’t change until they do.


26 posted on 04/27/2012 5:49:32 AM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: 98ZJ USMC

“...blithering weapons-grade doucherocket.”

LOL! Adding that to my vocabulary, today.


27 posted on 04/27/2012 6:17:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Cincinatus

Curly! My favorite of The 3 Stooges.


28 posted on 04/27/2012 6:18:56 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Sub-Driver

29 posted on 04/27/2012 6:19:12 AM PDT by sunny48 (America, home of the offended)
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To: Sub-Driver
“And I came to Washington as a 29-year-old kid," said Biden.

You were a "kid" at 29????

Joe ... quit trying to impose your personal deficiencies on the rest of us.

30 posted on 04/27/2012 6:23:05 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Sub-Driver

and my liberal friends will STILL talk about how relieved they are that the “idiotic” Sarah Palin is not Vice President.

sigh


31 posted on 04/27/2012 6:26:01 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Sub-Driver

Name: Lt. j.g. George H. W. Bush.

Age: Much less than 29.

Not a "kid".

32 posted on 04/27/2012 6:30:08 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
“And I came to Washington as a 29-year-old kid," said Biden.

Sandra Fluke's just one year older, still in school, and begging Uncle Sam to pay for her contraception.

That sums up one of the major problems this country has today: adolescence now continues into the thirties, and it's acceptable to society.

By the time I was 29, I was:

In my seventh year of active duty service, having served in such roles as Platoon Leader, Battalion Supply Officer, and Battery Commander.
Would complete my master's degree within a year, while completing my tour as a battery commander.

My favorite nickname? "The Old Man", of course. Not for my prematurely graying hair, but the nickname ascribed to a unit commander.

33 posted on 04/27/2012 6:43:59 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: Sub-Driver
That is—oops—was his image because he had and has never been anything except a career politician. And a liar. And a buffoon. And an idiot.
34 posted on 04/27/2012 7:11:30 AM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: Night Hides Not
I won't be quite that specific as to what I was doing at age 29, but it shall suffice that I was head of a family, and had long since embraced the responsibilities of adulthood. I didn't (and don't) think I was particularly unusual or precocious. Neither were you.

Little Joey Biden, in his self-admitted abject 29 year old immaturity, was weird.

35 posted on 04/27/2012 7:32:07 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“And I came to Washington as a 29-year-old kid," said Biden. "I got elected. Before I was eligible to serve, I had to literally wait to be sworn in because I wasn’t eligible under the Constitution. You must be 30 years old.

Then how did the sumbitch even GET IN THE SENATE!?

Ineligible. Just like his eventual running mate.

I bet this is why they picked Biden.

36 posted on 04/27/2012 10:16:38 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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