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Curious comment regarding Obama's "surprise" lunch visit with the veterans
http://www.oregonlive.com/mapes/index.ssf/2012/07/three_portland_area_veterans_a.html#incart_river_default ^

Posted on 07/26/2012 9:09:55 AM PDT by trackman

On Tuesday morning, all three met with a staffer and were driven to the restaurant and arrived shortly before Obama. The three said the restaurant workers and other patrons received notice only a few minutes before the president arrived.

Foeller and Dilley said Obama ate half of a cheese sandwich and skipped the ham in his split pea soup. "He's a pretty tall and slender guy," said Dilley. "Maybe that's why."

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TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: ham; muslim; obama; veterans
I am curious about this last paragraph. Why didn't Obama eat the ham in the split pea soup? I know both Jews and Muslims don't eat ham. I'm quite sure he's not a Jew, so.....
1 posted on 07/26/2012 9:10:14 AM PDT by trackman
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To: trackman

the commie was probably observing ramadamadingdong.


2 posted on 07/26/2012 9:12:32 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: trackman

I think we all know the reason he didn’t eat the ham.


3 posted on 07/26/2012 9:15:27 AM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: trackman

Nice try: The president of the United States doesn’t go anywhere without weeks of advance planning. EVER.


4 posted on 07/26/2012 9:15:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: trackman
Is cheese halal?
5 posted on 07/26/2012 9:17:17 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: trackman

The ham wasn’t Halal compliant?


6 posted on 07/26/2012 9:17:17 AM PDT by davisfh
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To: trackman

Some sects and cultural differences in Christianity and Catholicism avoid pork as well. I know several Peruvian Catholics who don’t touch pork in any way.


7 posted on 07/26/2012 9:19:53 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: trackman

The ham wasn’t split?
zero is a vegetarian?

I don’t get it. If there’s a piece of ham in a soup, wouldn’t the ham “pollute” the rest of the soup? So even if he didn’t eat the physical ham, he ingested ham “juice”.

he sure eats a lot of ice cream for a tall and slender guy.

I’ll go have me some ice cream with bacon bits.


8 posted on 07/26/2012 9:20:33 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: trackman

> I am curious about this last paragraph. Why didn’t Obama
> eat the ham in the split pea soup? I know both Jews and
> Muslims don’t eat ham. I’m quite sure he’s not a Jew, so.....

... must be a Moslem.

My train of thought exactly.

Not sure if that’s exactly the reason, though. The soup could not be Kosher even after removing the ham, since the soup was defiled by the ham. Don’t know if the same applies to Halal.

It’s possible that the Kenyan usurper just doesn’t like ham.

Maybe he would have preferred dog.

Of course, dog is not Kosher, either. Don’t know if it’s Halal, though.


9 posted on 07/26/2012 9:20:33 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: biggredd1

I’m pretty sure you have to fast from sunrise until sunset during Ramadan.


10 posted on 07/26/2012 9:20:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: trackman

That’s why 0bama tells you to “eat your peas”.


11 posted on 07/26/2012 9:21:15 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Old Sarge

Oh, come on, the guy is not a Muslim. I think he’s an smug intellectual atheist who wears a vaguely theistic coat for the gullible masses.

And he doesn’t eat much because he lives on a more rarefied plane than most of us.


12 posted on 07/26/2012 9:22:04 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: 1_Rain_Drop
"he sure eats a lot of ice cream for a tall and slender guy."


13 posted on 07/26/2012 9:24:36 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; trackman
Nice try: The president of the United States doesn’t go anywhere without weeks of advance planning. EVER.

Exactly. From the lead paragraph in the article...

The three veterans who had lunch with President Barack Obama Tuesday in outer Northeast Portland didn't just happen to wander into the Gateway Breakfast House.

All have connections to the Obama reelection campaign and were presumably chosen for good political reasons.

Just another phony photo op and proof that not all veterans have their heads screwed on right.

14 posted on 07/26/2012 9:25:27 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

In any group of over a million people you’re going to find some Democrats. It won’t do him any good. The vast majority of servicemembers, veterans, military retirees and their families hate this fool. It might persuade a few independents that he cares about the troops, if they’re not paying any attention, but that’s about it.


15 posted on 07/26/2012 9:31:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Old Sarge
Is Cheese halal?

Does a Bear adhan in the woods?
16 posted on 07/26/2012 9:31:38 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: heartwood
[Oh, come on, the guy is not a Muslim.]

As a politician Obama is a transthiest. When he visited Egypt he told their foreign minister privately that he was Muslim. If he came around my neighborhood and someone asked him about his faith he would speak in tongues.

17 posted on 07/26/2012 9:32:11 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: trackman

He may not be a Jew but this was probably his way of trying to win back the Jewish vote :-)


18 posted on 07/26/2012 9:33:30 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: trackman

Check Michelle’s Fatwa list. She may issued a Fatwa against ham.


19 posted on 07/26/2012 9:35:19 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: trackman

Pretty sure I’ve seen him eating a hot dog.


20 posted on 07/26/2012 9:35:19 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Westbrook

“Maybe he would have preferred dog.”

I hear Obama loves dogs; he just can’t eat a whole one by himself.


21 posted on 07/26/2012 9:40:57 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (EAT MOR CHIKIN)
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To: heartwood

click on pic...

22 posted on 07/26/2012 9:41:06 AM PDT by BreezyDog (PLAN A: A Peaceful Restoration of the Republic.....PLAN B: A Restoration of the Republic)
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To: trackman

Actually, neither a Muslim nor a Jew would have eaten any of a soup that had ham cooked in it. (Though I do recall Norman Podhortz once citing a rabbinic regulation about maximum levels of non-kosher contamination which are considered innocuous under Jewish law. But it had to be unintentional and I’m sure it’s exceeded even in amount by the ham in any half-decent split-pea soup recipe.)


23 posted on 07/26/2012 9:41:40 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: rarestia

Ah, the voice of reason - - It has been suggested Obama could be from South America.....Peru most likely.


24 posted on 07/26/2012 9:45:12 AM PDT by Duffboy
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To: Duffboy

Wasn’t making a direct correlation here. I personally believe Obama’s a Muslim.


25 posted on 07/26/2012 9:46:38 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; trackman
Correct, we can rely on those who know and appreciate military service to reject Obumbler in far larger numbers than what we'll see in the general population.

But the "surprise lunch visit" may not be about veterans completely or even primarily. More from the article....

After all, Obama had given a speech Monday at a convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Reno, so the Portland lunch reinforced the message that president cares about vets. In addition, the local vets -- Thomas Foeller of Oak Grove and Mark Peterson and Dean Dilley, both of Portland -- are retired white males, a demographic the Obama campaign would certainly like to do better with.

26 posted on 07/26/2012 9:47:56 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In a county where Obama won over 75% of the vote, they were able to find three white male veterans who voted for Obama and still support him. Given that this was a long time in the planning, they probably could have found six white male veterans locally who support Obama if they had tried hard.

The only time the Democrats haven't won Oregon easily from 1988 on was in 2000, when Ralph Nader drew so many votes from Gore (over 77,000) that Gore carried the state by a few thousand votes.

27 posted on 07/26/2012 9:49:56 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tons of libs in the American Legion in WA State. This state is so blue, it’s black. We are the last place in the country where the union pretty much operates as it did ten years ago.


28 posted on 07/26/2012 9:53:02 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: trackman

29 posted on 07/26/2012 10:18:23 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: trackman

Yes, certainly not a Jew! Obama is actually into the religion of Obama, but in his confused mind, I think he is probably draping himself in some sort of Black Muslim garb.

Neither of the main Muslim sects considers the Black Muslims to be orthodox, but Farrakhan said that he had reconciled with them (I’m not sure which one), and I bet Bambi is giving the wink-wink, nudge-nudge to this group and to the “mainline” Muslims as well.


30 posted on 07/26/2012 10:21:35 AM PDT by livius
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To: BreezyDog

Likes dress-up and ceremony. Likes playing nice with the non-Western world.

Christian faith, Muslim faith, what’s the difference to an atheist?


31 posted on 07/26/2012 10:32:47 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: The_Reader_David
it had to be unintentional

Ahh, that's because Judaism is reasonable. Moslems must pick their teeth clean for fear that even a molecule of food might become dislodged during the day thereby breaking the fast. How many ritual oblations that incurs, I have no idea.

32 posted on 07/26/2012 10:36:04 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: All

When he stopped at a famous bbq joint in South Carolina during the 2008 campaign, he ordered chicken. As far as I’m concerned, if you go to a southern bbq joint and don’t order some kind of pig, something’s wrong with you.


33 posted on 07/26/2012 10:36:21 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( To kin and former friends: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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To: trackman

Why mention it? Nothing published by reporters close to the admin isn’t edited by them first. The admin made sure the paragraph was there.

That’s what’s odd about it. Reporters reporting on carefully planned spontaneous events involving high profile liberal politicians is de rigeur. The ham thing though is something the admin wanted in there.

I remember the idiotic footage of Bill and Hillary trapsing on the beach, arm in arm, arranging rocks into messages of love, embracing near a waterfall. I threw up a little in my mouth when I saw that spread. People are that stupid too, to think that was anything but planned.


34 posted on 07/26/2012 10:36:25 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: TornadoAlley3; neverdem; narses

Hmmmn.

Bunch of bald, old fat white guys (several with sparse chin beard/mustache around their mouths) sitting next to Obama at a set-up democratic photo-op supposedly about old white veterans - Obama’s sworn enemies?

Why did did your gaydar suddenly alarm?


35 posted on 07/26/2012 10:38:49 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: trackman

He said “There will be no cut in pay for the military.”

He also said “If you like the insurance plan you have now, you can keep it.”


36 posted on 07/26/2012 10:43:05 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( To kin and former friends: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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To: trackman
He may prefer "bone in".

37 posted on 07/26/2012 11:03:12 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: TornadoAlley3

I noticed those white guys all had their eating utensils on the table.... the hispanics were not allowed their knives and forks when the Won was going to speak at a hispanic event


38 posted on 07/26/2012 11:26:48 AM PDT by JoanneSD (TEA PARTY VERSES TEE TIME)
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To: rarestia

Some sects and cultural differences in Christianity and Catholicism avoid pork as well. I know several Peruvian Catholics who don’t touch pork in any way.


Are the followers schooled in a Madrass? Have the followers publicly promised to “stand by moslems?”

If we were only looking at one or two minor incidents than it would be easy to ignore. Unfortunately, this is just one more of many indicators that he isn’t as “Christian” as he claims.


39 posted on 07/26/2012 12:37:27 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Don’t misunderstand me. I believe Obama is a Muslim. He’s said so himself on numerous occasions and his behaviors point to it.

I’m simply pointing out that more than just Jews and Muslims adhere to the practice of not eating pork.


40 posted on 07/26/2012 12:40:51 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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