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Turned away at the door of Obama's speech
KJCT ^ | August 9, 2012

Posted on 08/10/2012 10:22:44 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Eight year old Alana Wenger's dreams were crushed when she was not let in to see President Obama speak at Grand Junction High School.

"When they said that no one could go in I was so frustrated," she said.

Alana has aspergers, and she does not do well in the heat. So, her dad waited until 4:00 p.m. to show up to the event, because his tickets said the president would speak at 5:30p.m.

"I thought what a great historic event to take my daughter to and she'll remember it her whole life," Shannon Wenger said. "And then we got there and they said nope, sorry. No explanation."

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But the part that rubs this father and daughter the wrong way is that after they were told they would not be allowed inside a man was let in.

"That a prominent democrat would get let into the event after we were told the secret service said nobody else is allowed in. it's a security risk, but there was obviously somebody that wasn't," Wenger said.

He says Obama's people are contradicting what his campaign is all about.

"A lot of his campaigning is about people shouldn't be treated special because of who they know or how much money they have and we saw it in action yesterday that somebody did get treated special," Wenger said.

(Excerpt) Read more at kjct8.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: obama

1 posted on 08/10/2012 10:22:54 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

There is something about this that hints of set up.

What gives me the giggles, however, is that this is exactly the type of thing that the Left has done for decades.

And I like it.


2 posted on 08/10/2012 10:26:10 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I think it is very strange that a candidate would be early to any event.

I have limited experience with on-the-ground politics, but in what little experience I’ve had the candidate(s) are ALWAYS late.

And of course, they should honor the tickets, that’s just ridiculous that they wouldn’t.


3 posted on 08/10/2012 10:29:49 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: Noamie
Of course it's a set up....gives Bammie a chance to send chills up the little girls' parents legs when he arranges a private kissy face meeting with her. Democrats everywhere will melt.

Poor little girl's biggest challenge in life is not her aspergers - it's that she has attention-seeking idjits for parents.

4 posted on 08/10/2012 10:30:10 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Whaddaya mean I didn't build this tagline????)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
What is it with liberal idiots? So, she has Aspbergers or whatever. Neither her, nor he 'father' has a clue that under Obamacare of her near future, her value to the collective will be weighed and measured and if it doesn't tip the right way, she'll be given some happy pills and told "go home and die."

I am so damned tired of all this victim crap. "I have special needs, I want, somebody needs to pay....., et al." The only thing that is 'special' about her is that her daddy convinced some bleeding heart liberal reporter to air that pathetic crap. "Little girl, as President, I (Obama) don't care about you - you'll cost us too much for just your one vote. Right now I'm only trying to get your mommy and daddy's vote - so move along and tell someone who gives a crap. There are more people here wanting in that will give me more money than your daddy."

5 posted on 08/10/2012 10:33:50 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
He says Obama's people are contradicting what his campaign is all about.

No, dear. Obama's people are just following orders.

You seriously didn't think His Hineyness would stoop to breathing the same air that you and your child do, did you?

Remember, Wenger - You can tell a lot by someones character by how they treat people that can do nothing for them.

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These clueless idiots almost make you feel sorry for them......almost.

6 posted on 08/10/2012 10:34:32 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

more reports of people fainting.....their falling over like “plants”


7 posted on 08/10/2012 10:34:40 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Noamie

Whoops. No, I was wrong. That Dad is a for reals Obama voter.

The dude is actually posting in the comments section of that link and arguing with people. You don’t see that happen often.

What a bad idea.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 10:37:50 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Gaffer

she has it and obama is one.


9 posted on 08/10/2012 10:43:38 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Gaffer
“So, she has Aspbergers or whatever.”

That is out of season here, ours gets ripe in early spring.

Hard to get good aspbergers in the store, has a ‘woody’ tough stem, and little flavor.

10 posted on 08/10/2012 10:44:22 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Alana has aspergers, and she does not do well in the heat.

I have a kid with aspergers (which simply exists to put a label on smart people who think and act a bit differently than the norm, IMHO) and he does just fine in the heat. I don't really understand how the heat is an issue.

11 posted on 08/10/2012 10:45:06 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“I thought what a great historic event to take my daughter to and she’ll remember it her whole life,” Shannon Wenger said.

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I don’t see the problem here. The kid was screwed over by Obama. Join the club. Hundreds of millions of members.

So yes. She’ll “remember it her whole life”.

Bwa ha haaaa...


12 posted on 08/10/2012 10:46:23 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Grand Junction High School? This event was not held at Mesa University? What’s up with that?


13 posted on 08/10/2012 10:47:43 AM PDT by Helen
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To: KosmicKitty
I wasn't intending to denigrate the disease and its implications. However, like so many victim Democrats, her affliction was only being used to get something they would not have gotten otherwise. I'm sure this father takes every opportunity to obtain some special exemption/treatment because of it. It would not surprise me if all the vehicles in the family have a handicapped sticker should she be in the car. I hope your child thrives, in the heat, or otherwise.
14 posted on 08/10/2012 10:52:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Beagle8U

Never claimed I could spell..... funny, though.


15 posted on 08/10/2012 10:54:45 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Mom needs to reread Animal Farm.


16 posted on 08/10/2012 10:57:15 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen.)
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To: Gaffer

I can’t spell either.


17 posted on 08/10/2012 11:01:14 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This was a very lucky little child, not having to listen to the blathering clown.


18 posted on 08/10/2012 11:05:20 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hi daughter would have enjoyed a trip to Dairy Queen just as much or more.


19 posted on 08/10/2012 11:52:20 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Well, at least someone on the Left knows how every Republican in Congress felt for the first two years of the Obama pResidency. But he figured he would get special treatment as that is what Obama has promised the masses from Day One.
20 posted on 08/10/2012 12:02:58 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

It was the best thing that could have happened to the kid. Why subject her to being in the same room with Marxist liar?


21 posted on 08/10/2012 12:18:35 PM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: Gaffer

Oh, I didn’t take your answer as a denigration. I just believe in my heart that Aspergers syndrome was created to be able to apply a label to people who are different, maybe a bit eccentric, but NOT ill or victims. Those with Aspergers are lacking in some social skills. That is the definition of Asperers. My husband, his father, my oldest son, my youngest son, my father, and I all have, to a varying degree, symptoms of Aspergers. The problem with Aspergers is that there is no test to confirm it. All diagnoses are subjective. I’ve had doctors say the youngest has it and others say no, he doesn’t.

Some famous/well known people speculated to have or have Aspergers, Einstein, Edison, Lincoln, Turing, Benjamin Franklin, Carl Jung, Emily Dickinson, Franza Kafka, Marilyn Monroe, Washington, HP Lovecraft, Henry Ford, Newton, Beethoven, Mark Twain, Michelangelo, Mozart, Alfred Hitchcock, Andy Kaufman, Howard Hughes, Bill Gates, Al Gore, Kevin Mitnick, Adrian Lamo (Famous hackers), Michael Palin (british comedian, no relation to Sarah), John Nash (A Beautiful Mind), Keith Olbermann, Robin Williams, James Taylor, Bob Dylan.......and so on.
Quite a diverse list and not at all handicapped (well, maybe Gore and Olbermann)

The best current cultural character with Aspergers is the physicist, Sheldon Cooper, on the TV show, THe Big Bang Theory. At my house, we joke about my husband and my youngest being just like him. He may be different, but he isn’t a victim.

I just honestly, in all my readings, never saw intolerance to heat in association with the syndrome which was why I posted my comment.


22 posted on 08/10/2012 12:22:12 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Mygirlsmom
Of course it's a set up....gives Bammie a chance to send chills up the little girls' parents legs when he arranges a private kissy face meeting with her.

You are correct. We have a winner!

23 posted on 08/10/2012 12:32:39 PM PDT by TankerKC (Welcome to the age of "I Meant to Do That" Diplomacy)
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