Skip to comments.President Obama booed during Clemson game
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 colleges Military Appreciation Day at last weekend's game.
During the universitys 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.
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” 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 !
Good for those who booed!!! So now its all about civil discourse huh? Freedom of speech trumps!
Hey zero, you can fool some of the people some of the time...
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?
They cheered the Constitution.....and boo’d Obama. hehehe!
Hail to the Islamist In Chief, eh?
” Whats the problem?”
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How can they boo?
Obama has done nothing but golf since January, 2009.
I have to admit that I dislike Clemson a little less today, just a tiny bit.
Just they’re just giving 0 the same level of respect Bush43 got.
Dear Mr. Barker,
Where is your tolerance? Practice what you preach.
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.
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.
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?
Liberals are only gor free speech if they agree with the words spoken or in this case with their Politcal crap.
Its a Free Country...liberal, bootlicker, puke. The students know a phoney, lying, pontificating, incompetent, failure when they see/hear one.
Obama was probably booing the Hokies defense.
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.
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.
Local dialect: West of the Savannah River...
...& West of the Eastern Divide...
...aka..."Auburn On The Lake"...
SEC humor only...
No offense plz....
Yeah, what ever happened to, Dissent is the highest form of patriotism?
Dear Clemson Prexy:
Seek out the discerning dissidents and give ‘em a Medal of Freedom!
Then bite me.
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.
My daughter is a Clemson alum. She was there and I bet she was booing too!
Same here, but this helped me get over it:
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.
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.
I applaud the students that booed Obama. James Barker can kiss my American backside.
"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...
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!
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!
“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...
Negates the Constitutional protection we had from a tyrannical administration
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!
Clemson is Auburn with a lake.
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.