Skip to comments.Bam Blows Off D-Day Again
Posted on 06/06/2012 12:45:39 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: Today is D-Day. How many people do you think know what D-Day is? Do you think, over 40 years old, only half know what D-Day is? Wow. D-Day, of course, the invasion at Normandy, World War II, the Allies invading France and getting it back from the Nazis. I was there. Not when it happened. I went later. Omaha Beach, it's an amazing place. If you ever get a chance, go to France, Omaha Beach, Normandy. Go to Pointe-Du-Hoc. It's spelled, for those of you in Rio Linda, Pointe-Du-Hoc. This is where the Army Rangers climbed 200 feet straight up being gunned down by German machine gunners. It's down the road from Omaha Beach.
Reagan made his speech, his famous Normandy speech at Pointe-Du-Hoc. (imitating Reagan) "These are the boys of Pointe-Du-Hoc," he said. It's an amazing place. Obama is not commemorating it, second time in a row, second year in a row. No, he's fundraising in California. Not even a brief event to mark the 68th anniversary of D-Day. Obama already on his way to San Francisco. He'll have a couple 'raisers there before going on to Beverly Hills for two more.
Normandy Speech: Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day
Let’s be glad. In Obama’s house D-Day is probably the day dog shows up on the menu.
You know, like when normal folks have pizza night.
Obama HATES AMERICA and Her HEROS!!
Bam is a corrupt Dirtball and a total Fraud!
Why should we be surprized about his silence on the Anniversary of D-Day!!
I hope Rush gets hold of tanscripts of Obama’s Rants in Kenya where just six months before running for U.S. President, he was illegally campaigning in Kenya on foreign soil as a sitting U.S. Senator for a Dirtbag running for President of Kenya and allegely Obama’s Cousin who promised to institute Shria Law and require all kenyans to become Muslims! Then after horrible burnings of Christians and the Churchs alive, Obama had his “Cousin” Odinga sit in a place of Honor in a Heated Suite at Obama Hussein’s Coronation in D.C.!
Not too many of those precious old WWII veterans left. My Daddy said he had doubted that he would live to be 70 when he first got out of the Army after WWII; he was in such a horrible and depleted shape. He made it to 81, though.
Obama WHO?! I never want to hear his name again after he and Michelle are shown the back door. Such contemptuous gadflies! Not worth the little fingers on any of these brave men!
I thought he said once his dad was a Bastogne soldier or something like that.... odd...maybe it was the other dad, or his grandfather or just something he dreamed about his father.
So did Google. They’d apparently rather pay homage to the first drive in theater.
You mean 0bama? No he said his uncle from his mother’s side supposedly liberated the Jews from Auschwitz. (It was the Russians who did)
Visualize the reaction if some Republican executive blows off MLK Day.
Or maybe it was just one more lie, one more to add to the thousands he's told in his career. I despise this turd.
It was a composite relative.
No surprise in this.
Obama HATES AMERICA and Her HEROS!!
We don’t NEED President Token to acknowledge our military heroes. In fact, as far as I’m concerned, I don’t WANT him to either. Everyone knows that the libs would love to go back to spitting on “baby killers” as they called them, when they make shows of patriotism it is fake and every non-gullible soldier and citizen knows it. The same way they treat religion too. I’d rather they be honest about their hate then try to hide it.
From a close friend of mine, a true American patriot and warrior.
Remembering D-Day, June 6, 1944
When in 1998 I saw the movie Saving Private Ryan, it moved me to tears. Since I was born in 1935, I was only a kid during World War II, but not so young that I didnt realize what was going on. Growing up during that era forever left me with an abiding admiration for a generation of Americans who not only endured the Great Depression, but also unflinchingly stepped forward to do their duty when our country called.
As a young United States Air Force officer I was stationed in France only a few hours driving time from the beaches at Normandy. Early on a June morning in 1961, I drove to the site where seventeen years earlier the Allied Forces of Operation Overlord had landed. As the sun rose over Omaha Beach, the hair on the back of my neck literally stood on end as I gazed in awe at the utterly devastating field-of-fire commanded from a crumbling German bunker. Some nineteen years later, I would experience this same profound sensation as I stood atop the hill, Little Round Top, at the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania.
Later in 1962, while flying along the Normandy coast at low altitude, I was presenting what I thought to be a noteworthy historical tour to my navigator, a major who looked pretty old to me. Flying west from the British and Canadian beaches of Sword, Juno and Gold, I pointed out a 100 foot cliff named Pointe du Hoc that lay between the American beaches of Omaha and Utah. After describing the remarkable D-Day assault up its near vertical face by U.S. Army Rangers, I said something to the effect, Can you imagine how tough that must have been? My navigator replied, Yes, I can, then simply added, On June 6, 1944 I was nineteen years old. I was a private in the 2nd Ranger Battalion, and I went over the top. Realizing that the man with whom I now flew was one of only ninety Rangers who survived the hand-over-hand climb up the shear rock face, my historical rhetoric suddenly seemed pitifully inadequate while my navigator no longer seemed old, but somehow about two feet taller.
Only the men who were on those beaches over a half-century ago are truly qualified to comment on the authenticity of the movie. Those with whom I have spoken say that it is pretty damn close. It is a film without joy that bluntly depicts the documented horrors of a single nine-day period of combat as it really happened. If nothing else, perhaps it will help to dissuade the utterly silly notion that women should be placed in combat.
I was openly touched by this movie not only because of the profound sadness of the situations portrayed, but also because of a nostalgic remembrance of a time when duty, honor and country came first. When dodging the draft was a disgrace, character was a cherished virtue, and individuals took personal responsibility for their actions.
If you never thanked a WW II veteran for what they did, now might be a good time. There are still a lot of them among us, but they are a dying breed, and when theyre gone America will be a lesser place. We shall not likely see their likes again.
He does, but see post# 14 by dragonspirit, and I agree with the Freeper