Skip to comments.Obama Greeted At Sioux City Airport With “We Did Build This” Banner…
Posted on 09/02/2012 3:42:01 PM PDT by NYer
(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 Obamas you didnt 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 McCains 50 percent, a difference of just 500 votes.
Obama also won the Iowa caucuses, an early confirmation that his message was resonating with Democrats.
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...
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.
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.
Obama memo to Transpotation Secretary Lahood: change airport code at Soiux Falls ASAP!!!
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.
LOL .... magic? How about lies!
I saw a sign reading “Obama Sucks” on a telephone pole a couple of weeks ago. The word is getting around.
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.
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!
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...
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.
LOL! Good one....
I needed that chuckle. :)
Does anyone know what the deal is with Jerome Corsi and the claim of meetings between Auchi and Obama??
Surprised that ABC is reporting this.
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.
He wasn't talking roads and bridges etc that we all are taxed for in order for all of us to move about.
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!
Sociopaths are narcissists.
“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.
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....
SUX was originally a WWII training facility and is now an Air Guard, Air Force Reserve, and City of Sioux City operation.
THAT’s the way I heard it.
Sue Sioux City
“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?
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”.
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.
He's welcome in Iowa.
Regardless...*chuckle*... given some people's eyesight and attention span, what did the majority see?
Yeah...for some odd reason...LOL
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
Sioux Gateway Airport / Col. Bud Day Field is owned and operated by the City of Sioux City. From the airport website.
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!
Oh - ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwww......mmmmmmmmmmmmm.............mmmmmmmmm.................MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM! LOL!