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Obama Greeted At Sioux City Airport With “We Did Build This” Banner…
Weasel Zippers ^ | September 2, 2012

Posted on 09/02/2012 3:42:01 PM PDT by NYer

Heh.

(ABC News) — President Obama received a less than warm welcome and a warning upon arrival at the airport here on the second stop of his Iowa visit, which was aimed at recapturing some of the magic the state gave his run to the White House in 2008.

Greeting Air Force One as it touched down under sunny skies and sultry heat was a hand-painted banner draped across the top of an airplane hangar that reads, “Obama Welcome to SUX – We Did Build This.” “SUX” is the airport code for Sioux City.

The message appeared to be a response President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” remark from a July campaign rally, when he was trying to explain that government — not businesses — constructed public infrastructure on which the economy relies. Republicans have used the four words to attack Obama as out of touch with the realities of owning and operating a small business.

The banner is a reminder that this part of the state remains hotly contested turf for both Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney, just as the campaign enters the home stretch.

Sioux City, which sits on the border with Nebraska in the northwest corner of the state, is territory Obama lost in 2008 to Sen. John McCain, even though he won the state overall. Obama won 49 percent of the vote here to McCain’s 50 percent, a difference of just 500 votes.

Obama also won the Iowa caucuses, an early confirmation that his message was resonating with Democrats.



TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: iowa; obama

1 posted on 09/02/2012 3:42:06 PM PDT by NYer
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To: NYer

Seeing the tiny letters for “welcome to” between the Obama and the SUX gives the story a little more zip. lol. No question about what was really being said here...


2 posted on 09/02/2012 3:44:33 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: NYer
Obama welcome toSUX!
3 posted on 09/02/2012 3:46:55 PM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: NYer

When I first saw the picture I thought it said “Obama sux.” It’s interesting that these words have come back to haunt him, and nothing the news media can do to cover it up.


4 posted on 09/02/2012 3:48:07 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: NYer

That is really clever!

And it is great that SUX the Sioux City Airport was built with 100% Private Funding and is not like most other municipal airports which were build with tax payer money.


5 posted on 09/02/2012 3:48:28 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Uncle Slayton

Obama memo to Transpotation Secretary Lahood: change airport code at Soiux Falls ASAP!!!


6 posted on 09/02/2012 3:52:52 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: NYer

Just for the record, Bambi couldn’t care less what people think about him. That’s why he had a limousine built during his first days in office that can practically withstand a nuclear blast. His peeps are already in the bag (deluded blacks) and brainwashed liberals.


7 posted on 09/02/2012 3:54:29 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: NYer
recapturing some of the magic

LOL .... magic? How about lies!

8 posted on 09/02/2012 3:54:39 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: NYer
Bttt.

5.56mm

9 posted on 09/02/2012 3:54:50 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: NYer

I saw a sign reading “Obama Sucks” on a telephone pole a couple of weeks ago. The word is getting around.


10 posted on 09/02/2012 3:59:28 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: SpaceBar

I disagree. I think he does care about what people think of him. All narcissists do. Ridicule is our best weapon. The Obama (welcome to) SUX sign and the empty chair are getting under his thin skin.


11 posted on 09/02/2012 4:00:39 PM PDT by illinifan (The Left doesn't want you to be upwardly mobile. They want you to be angry and disaffected)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Do you have a link to support this contention about the financing? I tried to find one but can’t (the few articles I found indicated that Branson’s airport is the only one that is privately financed).

I need to verify this so I can win the innernets in a facebook argument!


12 posted on 09/02/2012 4:07:56 PM PDT by bluetick (If you're going to err, err on the side of liberty.)
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To: NYer

that airport will suffer Chicago style payback - oops, forgot “Chicago’ is now a racist word...nothing to do with the decades of corruption and thuggery they’re famous for.

And I’d win a bet on any airports he’s going to in the future are getting a heads up threat that they’d better not allow this...


13 posted on 09/02/2012 4:09:48 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does....)
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To: NYer

The people built the roads with taxpayer,(read employed people) money. And if there were no businesses around we wouldn’t need a road to nowhere.


14 posted on 09/02/2012 4:10:37 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: NYer

LOL! Good one....

I needed that chuckle. :)


15 posted on 09/02/2012 4:10:50 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: shotgun
change airport code at Soiux Falls ASAP!!!

FSD?

16 posted on 09/02/2012 4:11:35 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: SkyDancer

Does anyone know what the deal is with Jerome Corsi and the claim of meetings between Auchi and Obama??

http://illinoispaytoplay.com/2012/09/01/is-president-barack-obama-being-blackmailed/


17 posted on 09/02/2012 4:12:21 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: NYer

Surprised that ABC is reporting this.


18 posted on 09/02/2012 4:21:06 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: illinifan

I understand that the prevailing joe-sixpack diagnosis of the Bam is narcissistic personality disorder, but I’m in the camp that he’s just your garden variety sociopath. His thin “nice guy” put-on is just a means to an end... his end, and that of his handlers.


19 posted on 09/02/2012 4:23:10 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: NYer
"Obama Welcome to SUX – We Did Build This."

Brilliant!

The Kenyan must go.

20 posted on 09/02/2012 4:24:59 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: NYer

21 posted on 09/02/2012 4:53:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: NYer
ABC kinda fudged this...obama wasn't talking about infrastructure at the time he made that comment...he was talking about businesses. He said if you have a business, you didn't build that business alone...

He wasn't talking roads and bridges etc that we all are taxed for in order for all of us to move about.

22 posted on 09/02/2012 5:09:05 PM PDT by Republic (Keep uhbama desperate - seems to force slips of honesty from his angry interior)
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To: Republic

He also was mocking people who think they are soooo smart. And think they work so hard.

Well there are alot of smart people!
Alot of people work hard!

You didn’t build that. You didn’t build that!!!

And it was with the TONE of his....ugggggghhhh!


23 posted on 09/02/2012 5:11:10 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: SpaceBar

Sociopaths are narcissists.


24 posted on 09/02/2012 6:15:09 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: bluetick

“Do you have a link to support this contention about the financing?”

Look at that banner. They say they built that airport themselves without government funding.


25 posted on 09/02/2012 6:17:55 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: NYer

Nice sign.....

Notice in the article ‘they’ have to point out that the plane did NOT land in BO territory, Sarah Palin/John McCain won the district even tho BO took the state....


26 posted on 09/02/2012 6:23:53 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Uncle Slayton

SUX was originally a WWII training facility and is now an Air Guard, Air Force Reserve, and City of Sioux City operation.


27 posted on 09/02/2012 6:29:59 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: MrDem

THAT’s the way I heard it.


28 posted on 09/02/2012 6:33:29 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: shotgun

Sue Sioux City


29 posted on 09/02/2012 6:35:10 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: jjotto

“SUX was originally a WWII training facility and is now an Air Guard, Air Force Reserve, and City of Sioux City operation.”

The Feds built it?


30 posted on 09/02/2012 6:38:38 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: NYer
And here was the car he rode in


31 posted on 09/02/2012 6:40:28 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Pres. Osama mistaken revealed his true opinion that ‘we’ are not the gov’t, that the gov’t is a superannuated thing, the chief god “from whom all blessings flow”.


32 posted on 09/02/2012 6:46:37 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: TurkeyLurkey
When I first saw the picture I thought it said “Obama sux.”

That wasn't an accident. I'm sure that's how the sign's designers wanted it to read. But ABC was careful to avoid that interpretation ... for some odd reason.

33 posted on 09/02/2012 6:56:47 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: NYer

IT'S TRUE!

He's welcome in Iowa.

; D

34 posted on 09/02/2012 6:58:11 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: IronJack
That wasn't an accident. I'm sure that's how the sign's designers wanted it to read. But ABC was careful to avoid that interpretation ... for some odd reason.

Regardless...*chuckle*... given some people's eyesight and attention span, what did the majority see?

35 posted on 09/02/2012 6:59:31 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: IronJack

Yeah...for some odd reason...LOL


36 posted on 09/02/2012 7:54:47 PM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: Scotswife
yeah. Bottom line....OBAMA didn't do it by himself. He is projecting his own self upon everyone who HAS worked hard in order to reap a reward.

He didn't do the hard work of flipping burgers at a restaurant or tossing newspapers at 4:30 A.M. from his bycycle,

HE didn't engage in footwork and paperwork and networking for loans for his start-up business, HE didn't apparently, from what we know, do one damn thing except smoke dope and attend school. (And even his schooling leaves some big questions.) He was simply one KEPT YOUNG MAN....groomed as it were and oh so entitled because of his skin color.

His hardest job has been supporting the great big chip he carries on his shoulder, it must weigh a ton. A chip fed by those who influenced his young life. Now he surrounds himself with those who help keep that chip fed. The slugs in his administration-equally sick.

Obama has NEVER BUILT ANYTHING. His hands are as lilly white and one half of his genetic code.

He has the understanding of a rock and the guilt of every freaking liberal jerk who 'has' and wants to make it known to everyone (who has less) that he is going to take from others (not give sacrificially himself-OF COURSE)and give it to them. (For votes, of course.)

This perverted thinking is how budding dictators woo the populace-and it is how central authorities are born.

Imo-he is a 'core'narcississt as he has demonstrated plenty of symtoms of this personality disorder. And he very well may be sociopathic as well as narcissistic-although I do think he may have a conscience. Maybe. Possibly.

Whichever the case-if either-the man is as manipulative and shallow as saul alinsky and combined with axelrod and others-doomed to fail among a people who deeply understand the sacrifice made to form and maintain freedom.

We own this country. Obama was hired to work for us and he failed. Therefore he is going to be fired.

Besides, we don't need a so called leader who is JEALOUS of those who have done their own 'building'! rant/off

37 posted on 09/02/2012 8:31:25 PM PDT by Republic (Keep uhbama desperate - seems to force slips of honesty from his angry interior)
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To: Uncle Slayton

Sioux Gateway Airport / Col. Bud Day Field is owned and operated by the City of Sioux City. From the airport website.


38 posted on 09/03/2012 2:04:39 AM PDT by rudabaga
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To: Republic

It was an excellent rant.

If he could get away with removing flags from public places and replacing them with his image - is there any doubt he would do it?

Barack Hussein Obama! mmmmm, mmmmm, mmmmm!


39 posted on 09/03/2012 6:58:27 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Scotswife

Oh - ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww......mmmmmmmmmmmmm.............mmmmmmmmm.................MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM! LOL!


40 posted on 09/04/2012 11:00:35 AM PDT by Republic (Keep uhbama desperate - seems to force slips of honesty from his angry interior)
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