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President Obama booed during Clemson game
WYFF ^ | 10/24/12 | Staff

Posted on 10/24/2012 10:20:59 AM PDT by DFG

The president of Clemson University is chastising those who booed President Barack Obama during the college’s Military Appreciation Day at last weekend's game.

During the university’s annual event that was held this year during the Clemson vs. Virginia Tech game on Saturday, a ceremony was held to induct ROTC cadets into the military.

The ceremony was disrupted by booing from some fans in the stands.

In an email with the subject line, “Dear Clemson Family: Focus on Positive Dialogue and a Civil Discourse,” Clemson University president James Barker addressed the behavior at the football game.

(Excerpt) Read more at wyff4.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: South Carolina; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: barker; bho44; booed; cicobama; clemson; clemsonu; collegefootball; obama; rotc

1 posted on 10/24/2012 10:21:00 AM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

” In an email with the subject line, “Dear Clemson Family: Focus on Positive Dialogue and a Civil Discourse,” Clemson University president James Barker “

Dear Mr. Barker. Bite me !


2 posted on 10/24/2012 10:23:55 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: DFG

Good for those who booed!!! So now its all about civil discourse huh? Freedom of speech trumps!


3 posted on 10/24/2012 10:24:52 AM PDT by Catsrus (Ma)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

c-l-e-m-s-o.........................N!


4 posted on 10/24/2012 10:25:34 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: DFG
piss off, sanctimonious twat !


             

5 posted on 10/24/2012 10:27:13 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: DFG

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dziLqefrLi8


6 posted on 10/24/2012 10:27:59 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: DFG

Hey zero, you can fool some of the people some of the time...


7 posted on 10/24/2012 10:28:36 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: DFG

8 posted on 10/24/2012 10:28:46 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I’m quite confused. I thought the liberal college system was ALL about “free speech” and “expressing one’s self. Booing is free expression. What’s the problem?


9 posted on 10/24/2012 10:30:48 AM PDT by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: DFG

They cheered the Constitution.....and boo’d Obama. hehehe!


10 posted on 10/24/2012 10:31:58 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: DFG

Hail to the Islamist In Chief, eh?


11 posted on 10/24/2012 10:33:36 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: sevinufnine

” What’s the problem?”

HYPOCRISY : )


12 posted on 10/24/2012 10:34:00 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: All

Here's a little ps Barker, you mewling gutless puke:



Those Who SUPPORT Traitørs, ARE Traitørs

13 posted on 10/24/2012 10:34:15 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: sevinufnine

” What’s the problem?”

HYPOCRISY : )


14 posted on 10/24/2012 10:34:27 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: stephenjohnbanker
" Dear Mr. Barker. Bite me ! "

I 2nd that.... Dear Mr. Barker. Bite me !

As the fans of that one Baltimore Ravens game a few weeks ago said when the temp ref. blew a call: BS !
15 posted on 10/24/2012 10:35:23 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: DFG

How can they boo?

Obama has done nothing but golf since January, 2009.


16 posted on 10/24/2012 10:36:53 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Gamecock

I have to admit that I dislike Clemson a little less today, just a tiny bit.


17 posted on 10/24/2012 10:43:32 AM PDT by Chong
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To: Catsrus

Just they’re just giving 0 the same level of respect Bush43 got.


18 posted on 10/24/2012 10:43:50 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: DFG

Dear Mr. Barker,

Where is your tolerance? Practice what you preach.

Signed,
lesko


19 posted on 10/24/2012 10:44:54 AM PDT by lesko
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To: DFG
I was at Death Valley this past weekend for this game! Great day.

But, umm..I, uh, barely recall this moment. It was just a split second of dissent - more growling than booing.

Clemson students are The Most Well-behaved of any college kids I've known. And excellent beer pong players.

20 posted on 10/24/2012 10:45:22 AM PDT by corkoman (Release the Palin!)
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To: DFG

Sheep are not supposed to boo their masters. Free people have free speech, however. This should be explained to Clemson’s president, who is obviously doesn’t get this distinction.


21 posted on 10/24/2012 10:46:51 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: DFG

So you can’t free speech-it by expressing displeasure by booing.....but it’s ok for university personnel to “X” out Christian crosses in photographs?


22 posted on 10/24/2012 10:46:52 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: sevinufnine

Liberals are only gor free speech if they agree with the words spoken or in this case with their Politcal crap.


23 posted on 10/24/2012 10:50:11 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: DFG
The president of Clemson University is chastising those who booed President Barack Obama during the college’s Military Appreciation Day at last weekend's game

Its a Free Country...liberal, bootlicker, puke. The students know a phoney, lying, pontificating, incompetent, failure when they see/hear one.

24 posted on 10/24/2012 10:51:16 AM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: DFG

Obama was probably booing the Hokies defense.


25 posted on 10/24/2012 10:58:13 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: DFG

I went through ROTC and served during the cold war. I did not put nearly as much on the line as anyone today who goes into service - office or enlisted. Those who do deserve our respect and our support. They deserve a swearing in ceremony they can be proud of.

They did not have any control over who their Commander in Chief would be. They may not have even asked for him to be at the ceremony. But the ceremony was about them, not about him.

I wouldn’t have suggested that the students not boo because of a need for “civility,” but I would have suggested that the students not bring politics into an a-political event, and show respect and support for those who will soon be putting their lives on the line to defend Clemson’s freedom.


26 posted on 10/24/2012 10:58:21 AM PDT by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: DFG

I doubt there is a stadium he could go to and not get booed.
Football, baseball, hockey games I would bet he would get booed. Basketball probably not.


27 posted on 10/24/2012 11:01:59 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: DFG
REMEMBER BENGHAZI!
28 posted on 10/24/2012 11:06:02 AM PDT by Red Badger (Why yes, that was crude and uncalled for......That's why I said it..............)
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To: DFG

29 posted on 10/24/2012 11:06:15 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (If Obama is an empty chair, then Biden is the whoopee cushion.)
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To: massgopguy
c-l-e-m-s-o.........................N!

***************

C-L-E-M-(p)-S-O-N....
Local dialect: West of the Savannah River...

...& West of the Eastern Divide...
...aka..."Auburn On The Lake"...

SEC humor only...
No offense plz....

30 posted on 10/24/2012 11:11:18 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: sevinufnine

Yeah, what ever happened to, Dissent is the highest form of patriotism?


31 posted on 10/24/2012 11:19:35 AM PDT by kevao (Is your ocean any lower than it was four years ago?)
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To: DFG

Dear Clemson Prexy:

Seek out the discerning dissidents and give ‘em a Medal of Freedom!

Then bite me.


32 posted on 10/24/2012 11:23:52 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
The article says they booed the part about obeying the President. I don't see that in the oath of office.
I (state your full name), having been appointed an officer in the Army of the United States, as indicated above in the grade of Second Lieutenant, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter, so help me God.

33 posted on 10/24/2012 11:33:54 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: corkoman

My daughter is a Clemson alum. She was there and I bet she was booing too!


34 posted on 10/24/2012 11:41:29 AM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Chong
just a tiny bit.

Same here, but this helped me get over it:


35 posted on 10/24/2012 11:48:31 AM PDT by Gamecock
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To: DFG; SpinnerWebb
Photobucket

just sayin' ....

36 posted on 10/24/2012 12:05:38 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

I’m not from your part of the country, but, looking it up on a map, I wonder why you said west. isn’t Clemson in South Carolina? Wouldn’t that make Clemson east of the Savannah River? You said west of the Savannah River.


37 posted on 10/24/2012 12:14:50 PM PDT by sasportas
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To: DFG

Gee - if Zero can mock and make fun of those whom he disagrees with, why can’t citizens do the same to folks they disagree with? I guess Chrissy Matthews might be onto something - it’s “un-Constitutional” to offend the big Zero.


38 posted on 10/24/2012 12:38:49 PM PDT by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: DFG

I applaud the students that booed Obama. James Barker can kiss my American backside.


39 posted on 10/24/2012 12:41:16 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: sasportas
Clemson is indeed EAST of the Savannah River--
...where the name of the South Carolina city & school is usually spelled and pronounced correctly...

"West of the Savannah River" is GEORGIA....
Many here often (mis-)pronounce it Clem(p)son...

"West of the Eastern Divide" is Alabama... (Roll Tide!)
Where we tease Auburn & Clem(p)son by familiar comparison...

SEC (mainly football) humor only... plz...

Hope this helps...

40 posted on 10/24/2012 12:55:37 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Andy'smom

Clemson is such a great place. I am so happy that my daughter is there and bugs me to come up for at least one game a year. And This past Saturday was a gloriously crisp sunny day it was just picture-perfect. And this article is an indication of their values. Go Tigers!


41 posted on 10/24/2012 2:22:41 PM PDT by corkoman (Release the Palin!)
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To: Doogle; All
WT??? - LISTEN to the ADDED sentences in the OATH!!!

and I will obey the president!!!!!

That is NOT in the original OATH!

How many knew it had been changed???? back in the 1960’s!!!

This must not stand!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dziLqefrLi8

“The wordings of the current oath of enlistment and oath for commissioned officers are as follows:

“I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.” (Title 10, US Code; Act of 5 May 1960 replacing the wording first adopted in 1789, with amendment effective 5 October 1962).

“I, _____ (SSAN), having been appointed an officer in the Army of the United States, as indicated above in the grade of _____ do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office upon which I am about to enter; So help me God.” (DA Form 71, 1 August 1959, for officers.)”

the reason it was not in the regional oath was to keep a despot president, which we have now, from ordering the military to turn on US...

http://www.history.army.mil/html/faq/oaths.html

Negates the Constitutional protection we had from a tyrannical administration

42 posted on 10/24/2012 2:52:46 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does)
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To: Gamecock

I first saw that drawing as a black and white fax that was going around 20 or so years ago.

I laugh every time I see it!


43 posted on 10/24/2012 2:55:36 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind
Where we tease Auburn & Clem(p)son by familiar comparison...

Yup.
Clemson is Auburn with a lake.

44 posted on 10/24/2012 5:53:32 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: corkoman

Just saw this thread after I searched for Clemson. I find the best information about colleges by search on FR.

Anyway, my daughter is thinkng of going to Clemson. We live in California, and she wants a conservative school. I’m from Texas, and went to A&M. My son is at A&M now, but my daughter thinks it’s way too big for her. Plus, she wants to be near mountains.

Clemson seems like a smaller A&M.

I’m just wondering how a California girl would do there. She is a white, cnservative, Christian, but she has some Cali thrown into the mix.


45 posted on 02/17/2014 7:54:23 PM PST by luckystarmom
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