Skip to comments.Oblabla Makes the Thunderbirds Wait
Posted on 06/11/2012 5:15:55 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
Got this from a friend in the Aggie network and it is confirmed. Of course you never heard this from the press. It did appear in one paper.
Received this from a retired U.S.A.F. fighter pilot who flew F-105s in Vietnam with my brother Ted:
From an Academy grad - 204 missions over North Vietnam in an F-4.
I just wanted to pass on a little info in case some of you were not aware of this. Yesterday was the Air force Academy graduation ceremony.
My friend from Texas had just arrived and we drove down the road to watch the Thunderbirds air show after the ceremony was finished. Most of you know President Obama spoke at the ceremony and handed out the diploma's. When this finished it was time for the Thunderbirds to fly. There was one maneuver then they disappeared. A man standing by me called a friend at Peterson Field and found out that the air show was halted because Obama wanted to leave. A helicopter soon appeared and flew around in a circular pattern above where we were - basically doing reconnaissance as Obama's motor-cade was exiting the Air Force Academy. He was going to Denver to do some more campaigning since Colorado is a swing state. After he left the Thunderbirds came back and continued the show for the graduates.
Think about this. Obama comes to a graduation, speaks etc. then decides to leave before the Thunderbirds can complete their air show. They had to fly around, & waste fuel. Thousands of people - the graduating cadets, parents, friends, observers in the vicinity parked in lots waiting to see them fly, inconvenienced, so Obama - his "highness' could leave to go campaign in Denver ! How disrespectful of EVERYONE in attendance. It would have taken only about 20-30 minutes more time to stay until the fly-over was finished thereby honoring the graduates, Thunderbirds and the military in general. However, this narcissistic disgrace of a 'Commander -in-Chief" had to inconvenience everyone and leave interrupting the ceremony fly-over because everything is about him. I was disgusted by this and so was everyone else standing around near us. I hope this info gets passed on so others can learn how disrespectful this President is toward the military. Not too many who witnessed this will be voting for him.
He was offended. Nothing about the national security damage that occurred. More importantly, it's NOT "HIS WHITEHOUSE!!!!!!!!!!" He's just a temporary resident. And the shorter the duration, the better!
Most of the Amish think Hisself should rule by (abuse of) executive order, i.e. decree.
Correct me if I’m wrong. I thought aerial acrobatics teams run their shows at the same time of the day that they practice. They do this to ensure sun glare both direct and indirect isnt an issue. Delaying the show puts the pilots at risk. No problem, everyone on the ground and in the air can eat cake because the Kenyan has a tee time.
It’s “his White House” because he took it, not because he was voted in as a guest for 4 years. They’re “entitled” you know.
If they don't know by now.
Communist Barry the Bastard, Wee Wee salutes our Flag.
President Dumb@$$ is too stupid, shallow, insensitive to realize what an effing jerk he is. IOW, he is a typical ignorant arrogant Dummycrat. Arrogance and ignorance is a dreadful mix in the POTUS.
As mentioned in this regard before...
Leaving early is better than staying late in FUBO’s case...
Better yet, would have been FUBO not attending at all; doubt the Cadets would have minded or even noticed his total abscence...
After watching FUBO in action for 3 1/2 years, the big surprise is anyone still expects manners from the little fairy...
Hes about himself first, last and always...
Agreed, it would have been better if he were not there at all. It was just a lame excuse for fund raising.
He is beyond that now, doesn’t need any reason to jet off in our airplanes at our expense to further his own ambitions.
Personally I think Obama is paranoid around anything from the military that can be used to take him out, even if it meant a suicide mission of an unarmed Blue Angels FA 18.
How many times are soldiers allowed to have weapons when he visits any branch of the Armed Forces?
Not in Colorado Springs! He got 39% in 2008, no way will he get that this time around.
My daughter went home with the kids from their vantage spot, after waiting a very very long time, she deducted that for some reason the show had been canceled.
I am thinking a bit more broadly than Colorado Springs.
More like nationally.
I might buy into your theory.
I mean, who walks out before the ‘Birds do their thing? What a nitwit. I’ve never seen the Thunderbirds but saw the Blue Angels once. Wouldn’t miss a second of either team for any reason short of a heart attack.
“It was just a lame excuse for fund raising.”
Bingo, Obama needed a non-campaign stop on the fund raising trip to be able to bill the whole trip travel to we tax payers. so he scooted down to this AF Academy graduation.