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Beam me up, Yoda: Obama flubs 'Star Trek' term
yahoo.com ^ | 3/1/12 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE

Posted on 03/01/2013 2:42:29 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda

Beam me up, Yoda: Obama flubs 'Star Trek' term By DARLENE SUPERVILLE

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's not a dictator and won't entertain the idea of a "Jedi mind-meld" with opponents. There's no "secret formula or special sauce" he can slip foes to make them see things his way. And not to worry, he says, the situation may look dire but won't be an "apocalypse." So who was the guy in a suit and tie who showed up Friday in the White House briefing room, mixing metaphors and references to "Star Wars" and "Star Trek"? "I am not a dictator. I'm the president," Barack Obama declared as he rejected the idea of using Secret Service agents to keep lawmakers from leaving until everyone agreed on a budget. He answered reporters' questions shortly after an inconclusive, 52-minute meeting with the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate. "So ultimately, if (Senate Minority leader) Mitch McConnell or (House Speaker) John Boehner say, 'We need to go to catch a plane,' I can't have Secret Service block the doorway. Right?" Even if he did bar his office — the oval one — Obama said he wouldn't do a "Jedi mind-meld" with Congress' top two Republicans to persuade them "to do what's right."

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KEYWORDS: dictator; jedimindmeld; obama; obamapresser; sequesterday; sequesterpresser
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OH! OH! Personal this is now! (Screen name, mine you will notice)
1 posted on 03/01/2013 2:42:41 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

If you have to tell people you’re not a dictator...


2 posted on 03/01/2013 2:44:02 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
"Jedi mind-meld"

That's Vulcan.

3 posted on 03/01/2013 2:45:06 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What do you expect from a guy who can’t order a burger without his prompter?

And BTW, where was TOTUS? Sequestered?


4 posted on 03/01/2013 2:46:01 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck it’s a dictator.


5 posted on 03/01/2013 2:47:07 PM PST by funfan
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To: funfan

What an orator; he managed to insult TWO camps of science fiction fans in one phrase.


6 posted on 03/01/2013 2:50:34 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

7 posted on 03/01/2013 2:50:42 PM PST by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

With a wife that appears to be a Wookiee-Klingon hybrid, I’d say the guy is understandably confused.


8 posted on 03/01/2013 2:53:23 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Here it is

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4l_-RxbFPs


9 posted on 03/01/2013 2:53:47 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Oh man, he’s so cool.


10 posted on 03/01/2013 2:54:05 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The Anointed One suffers from a deficiency in his miticlorian count.


11 posted on 03/01/2013 2:55:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: TBP

Obama’s been trying to do a mind-meld with a slowly growing
and slowly retreating “majority” for 49 months now.
He sees it as his mandate.
He’s just not quite smart enough to pull it off.


12 posted on 03/01/2013 2:55:27 PM PST by supremedoctrine ("What thou lovest well , remains. The rest is dross"---Ezra Pound)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Our President is a Vulcan Idiot.


13 posted on 03/01/2013 2:56:14 PM PST by Paradox (Unexpected things coming for the next few years.)
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To: Charles Martel

14 posted on 03/01/2013 2:57:33 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; windcliff

I felt a great disturbance in the Federation, I mean Force.


15 posted on 03/01/2013 2:58:48 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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To: Paradox

Is it really necessary to insult idiots?


16 posted on 03/01/2013 2:59:54 PM PST by animal172 (The weak and uninformed will inherit the Earth.......and they have.)
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To: funfan

I dont know what the Dictator is complaining about,he got his Sequester,you know the Club to bash the republicans with for the Next 2 years,every time we get a Statistic,the GDP,unemployment,take home pays,the Homeless,guess what caused it,the sequester the Republicans caused,kick them out in the Next election so I can finish the Destruction Of the United States of America.
Dont mention that the Republicans offered him the power to do what ever the Hell he wanted without having to deal with the evil republicans,he could solve the problem by himself and save Millions of Americans from this Disaster HE SAID is coming,ButTHe A-hole says he will veto that offer if it got to his desk! What a Psycho! We better Humor this Basket Case or we will all be Fried


17 posted on 03/01/2013 3:00:39 PM PST by ballplayer
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

The gracious way to do this would be for the President and leaders of Congress to sit down together and mutually decide what to cut. But this is politics.


18 posted on 03/01/2013 3:01:05 PM PST by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Obama doesn't know his basic Star Trek lore???

Oh, that's right, Barry Soetero was in Indonesia during that series.

19 posted on 03/01/2013 3:02:55 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: TBP

As someone said before, the destroyer will telegraph what is on his mind every time. He will tell you exactly what he is going to do.


20 posted on 03/01/2013 3:05:16 PM PST by WVNan
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
PrompterTele has to dark side turned.
21 posted on 03/01/2013 3:06:33 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: TBP; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

He didn’t grow up here. What cultural references he got came later in life. Just like his “walk with Christianity”.

Phony as a three dollah bill.


22 posted on 03/01/2013 3:07:24 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: I Drive Too Fast
I felt a great disturbance in the Federation, I mean Force.

Did you mean the Fed? Bernanke is bothered.

23 posted on 03/01/2013 3:07:49 PM PST by stboz
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To: colorado tanker

Bingo! What 50 year old AMERICAN doesn’t know that it’s “beam me up Scottie?!”


24 posted on 03/01/2013 3:08:32 PM PST by Josa
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

25 posted on 03/01/2013 3:08:32 PM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: TBP

He is only trying to undo the mind meld applied by Bush. But he will need another several terms because it is hard work.


26 posted on 03/01/2013 3:08:57 PM PST by certrtwngnut (')
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To: TBP
That's Vulcan.

A Vulcan would say that it racist!

Yoda never met a Vulcan, they were two imaginations apart.

27 posted on 03/01/2013 3:10:45 PM PST by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: coydog

ROFLAO! That is funny. You couldn’t work in a Battle Star Galactica reference?


28 posted on 03/01/2013 3:12:32 PM PST by Tenacious 1 ("The British are Coming (to confiscate weapons)" - Paul Revere (We know how that ended))
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To: colorado tanker

That’s exactly what it is, EXACTLY. This is exactly what you get from foreigners. They get mixed up with different things that come out of the US. I use to drive a taxi about 5 years ago in New York city when I was unemployed, and all day long I would be driving tourists from just about every country on earth, and allll day long it was one mix up after another, combining one thing with another. “I like the Steve Allen who made Annie Hall” or “John Wayne in the Rambo” huh? what? or “Times square in Harlem” Uh say what? This freakin’ putz just gave himself away AGAIN!


29 posted on 03/01/2013 3:17:07 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: KarlInOhio

LOL!


30 posted on 03/01/2013 3:21:09 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

We win every time he has to answer questions, which is why he never does.


31 posted on 03/01/2013 3:24:05 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
At least he didn't say Scarran mind meld...


32 posted on 03/01/2013 3:24:40 PM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
He has an average IQ and a wife with a sub-average IQ. Both have been groomed to take their places in the Democrat hierarchy by extremely liberal financial sources. Neither he nor his wife can speak with any coherence without a teleprompter.

Those who voted for him are useless idiots.

33 posted on 03/01/2013 3:29:54 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You are NOT allowed to photoshop this! https://twitter.com/whitehouse/status/307584535976112128#


34 posted on 03/01/2013 3:31:13 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
I treat animals that are smarter than this poser...

Famous veterinarian quote....

35 posted on 03/01/2013 3:32:46 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Tenacious 1; coydog
Or Doctor Who?
36 posted on 03/01/2013 3:32:47 PM PST by 4Liberty (Some on our "Roads & Bridges" head to the beach. Others head to their offices, farms, libraries....)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What’s scary is not only that a reporter make that statement but that most of the reporters in the room agreed with her. And half of the idiots who voted in the last election want him to be a dictator. It’s just that some of them don’t really know what a dictator is. Hey, if Sean Pean can hang out with dictators they can’t be all that bad.


37 posted on 03/01/2013 3:34:19 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Merry New Year!


38 posted on 03/01/2013 3:44:04 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Obama is a poser in every sense of the word, starting with his birth certificate.


39 posted on 03/01/2013 3:44:34 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: scripter

read the entire article... or watch the vid clip... too funny...


40 posted on 03/01/2013 4:32:21 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Charles Martel

ha!


41 posted on 03/01/2013 4:34:47 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: coydog

excellent!


42 posted on 03/01/2013 4:38:28 PM PST by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

How can he mind-meld without a brain?


43 posted on 03/01/2013 4:39:47 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; neverdem; SunkenCiv; null and void

He is Not an American. He is not even a North American. It’s obvious.


44 posted on 03/01/2013 4:46:18 PM PST by fanfan ("If Muslim kids were asked to go to church on Sunday and take Holy Communion there would be war.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Scottyoda: Engineering to Capt. Kirk!

Kirk: Kirk here.

Scottyoda: Captain, slow down you must! Any more she kenna take, or blow she will!

Kirk: Can’t you try to give me more power?

Scottyoda: Do or do not, Captain, there is no try.


45 posted on 03/01/2013 5:11:04 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: PapaBear3625

“Even though most people believe I’m being reasonable...”

Obama never stops lying. How did he go from being an IL State Senate backbencher to President of the United States in 8 short years?

He’s a Cook County Dem. I cannot believe it.


46 posted on 03/01/2013 5:33:14 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Disambiguator

Yah, but at least he didn’t say something really stupid, like there are 57 States.


47 posted on 03/01/2013 5:34:08 PM PST by littleharbour ("All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. ~ James Madison)
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To: Terry Mross
What’s scary is not only that a reporter make that statement but that most of the reporters in the room agreed with her.

I did find that the the scariest part of the video. Scarier than Obama's total lack of basic geek cultural references.

The reporter starts with "can't you just make them..." The ignorance of that question floors me. This is a reporter who you know would cheer if Obama announced he was assuming dictatorial power "for the good of the country" (and who knows, he may well do so).

48 posted on 03/01/2013 5:49:10 PM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Disambiguator

Fascinating, this is.


49 posted on 03/01/2013 5:50:32 PM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Wow so that is Michelle new hairdo everyone is talking about. That helmet hair.


50 posted on 03/01/2013 5:58:30 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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