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Obama breaches Marine umbrella protocol
Daily Caller ^ | May 16, 2013 | Mike Piccione

Posted on 05/16/2013 9:19:36 PM PDT by onyx

The commander in chief of the American armed forces today forced a violation of Marine Corps regulations, so he wouldn’t get wet.

According to Marine Corps regulation MCO P1020.34F of the Marine Corps Uniform Regulations chapter 3, a male Marine is not allowed to carry an umbrella while in uniform. There is no provision in the Marine Corps uniform regulation guidelines that allows a male Marine to carry an umbrella.

Nevertheless, during a press conference under a light drizzle with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan this morning, President Obama allowed the First Head to be protected from the elements by an umbrella held by a male Marine corporal.

The relevant portion of the regulation reads, “3035. UMBRELLAS (Female Marines). Female Marines may carry an all-black, plain standard or collapsible umbrella at their option during inclement weather with the service and dress uniforms. It will be carried in the left hand so that the hand salute can be properly rendered. Umbrellas may not be used/carried in formation nor will they be carried with the utility uniform.”


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1 posted on 05/16/2013 9:19:36 PM PDT by onyx
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To: onyx

Koran trumps Constitution.

Whim trumps Regulations.

No more Law. Just Tyranny and NO DOCUMENTATION.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 9:21:21 PM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: onyx

Obama is all wet!


3 posted on 05/16/2013 9:21:22 PM PDT by dodger
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4 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:21 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Diogenesis

You’re right!


5 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:39 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
Something about pinkos. Don't call her ma'am, either.


6 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:48 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: onyx

That Marine should have hung that umbrella in Obama’s ***


7 posted on 05/16/2013 9:22:50 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: onyx

No different than Obama saying....”Kiss my shoes”. He just loves being Massa. Obama is rotten to the core.


8 posted on 05/16/2013 9:23:55 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: onyx
What an ignoramus. And to claim he didn't know if the Turkish President had another suit. How embarrassing! He has no class, no conscience and no core. Eastwood was right.......nothing but an empty suit. (PS-If the flipping press conference had started on time, they wouldn't have been caught in the rain. But Obama has no respect for anyone else's time. Obama Flexible Standard Time is the only time that matters to him)
9 posted on 05/16/2013 9:25:20 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: mylife; everyone

The graphic I wish I could post....LOL.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/970106_10151514031662740_239523334_n.jpg


10 posted on 05/16/2013 9:25:20 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Sacajaweau

BUMP!


11 posted on 05/16/2013 9:25:41 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Heh!


12 posted on 05/16/2013 9:26:13 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: originalbuckeye

You’re so right.


13 posted on 05/16/2013 9:27:41 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

BUMP.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 9:27:59 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Just a wild guess - but that might be Reagan at Normandy, where he gave his great “Boys of Pointe Du Hoc” speech:

http://reagan2020.us/speeches/40th_anniversary_of_d-day.asp

“...These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war.

Gentlemen, I look at you and I think of the words of Stephen Spender’s poem. You are men who in your “lives fought for life...and left the vivid air signed with your honor….”
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My how times, and Presidents, have changed.


15 posted on 05/16/2013 9:28:30 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: onyx

The Marine looks none to happy.


16 posted on 05/16/2013 9:28:52 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died, now Obama covers up the lies.)
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To: mylife

The last line of that joke is: Obama squeals with delight “open it, open it!”.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 9:29:31 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: 21twelve

Thank you so much.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 9:30:52 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
Post #4 pic you distributed.
My old tag line. Honor must be earned. He indeed fits into that category.
19 posted on 05/16/2013 9:31:10 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Michael.SF.

You’re right!
I’m sure he knows the rules and regulations.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 9:31:40 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Marine_Uncle

Yes, I agree with you. Our President Reagan earned honor. God bless and keep you.


21 posted on 05/16/2013 9:33:19 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: GOYAKLA

I was thinking the curved end, so he could hold the darn thing himself while he had his hands free, for the mirror and the I love me gestures.

This guy is the biggest narcissist on the planet.


22 posted on 05/16/2013 9:33:20 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: dodger

Total disgrace!


23 posted on 05/16/2013 9:33:55 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Right up there with Caligula ordering his legions to collect seashells in their helmets as spoils of war in his victory over Neptune.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 9:36:21 PM PDT by Argus
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To: onyx
Likewise you sweet loving mom, wife, and true American Patriot.
Do let HIS tender HAND be upon you for many years to come.
25 posted on 05/16/2013 9:37:23 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: onyx

That Marine was awesome. I felt really bad for him.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 9:37:27 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: mylife
Thia morning I looked at the curved end would be convenient - but not in the same place you're thinking,.
27 posted on 05/16/2013 9:37:43 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: onyx

President Obama feels just terrible about this, and promises to give that Marine a much bigger tip next time.


28 posted on 05/16/2013 9:39:35 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: Marine_Uncle

Thank you so much!


29 posted on 05/16/2013 9:41:33 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: miliantnutcase

I echo your words.


30 posted on 05/16/2013 9:41:58 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: TChad

Yeah, right.
obama is a total disgrace.


31 posted on 05/16/2013 9:42:35 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

That marine regarded the man on his right as a weaker womanly figure in need of protection from the elements.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 9:47:44 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: onyx

Gee...couldn’t he at least have used one of his many giant golf umbrellas so that the Marine wouldn’t get wet, too? And WHY did he hold this OUTSIDE in the rain!!!???


33 posted on 05/16/2013 9:48:54 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: onyx
At this point in time you should not even have to thank me.
Your service at this site has been nothing but honest reporting and response. Long before I signed up.
Someone to respond to in only a very positive way. I dare say, the same form of real honor, that flowed through Ronald's veins and arteries flow through yours.
Now don't get to big of a head over it. :)
34 posted on 05/16/2013 9:49:17 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: everyone

Thank you so much, JoeProBono!




35 posted on 05/16/2013 9:51:38 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Lexinom

LOL. I hope you’re right.
God bless that US Maine and all of our brave, awesome Military.


36 posted on 05/16/2013 9:52:47 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: boatbums

Precisely!

Why hold his media presser outside in the rain?

For the photo op with the US Marine holding an umbrella for him?


37 posted on 05/16/2013 9:54:21 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Marine_Uncle

NO way, but thank you so much, dearest Marine_Uncle.
I love our country and our military; our veterans are very special to me. I love God and family and cherish liberty and freedom. Willing to fight and die for all, even at my age.

May God have mercy on our Republic, that millions of us are trying our level best to save.


38 posted on 05/16/2013 9:58:19 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx; JoeProBono

Beautiful.

Great job JoeProBono!

I didn’t know a Marine couldn’t carry an umbrella.
Since this Marine held one in his right hand, there’s no way he could have saluted the usurper.


39 posted on 05/16/2013 10:02:55 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 1_Rain_Drop; JoeProBono

JPB is the best!

Great observation that this wonderful US Marine couldn’t have saluted the usurper!
Love it!


40 posted on 05/16/2013 10:04:57 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
Your response in post #38 indicates you have the same level of honor Ronald Reagan had. Don't argue with me gentle lady.
You won't win your case. God's gentle HAND be upon you and yours. You could stand in those foot prints at say Paris Island recruit receiving center today.... and the those painted foot prints on that street would turn into American flags.
Your an American patriot within your soul.

Time for me to log off. You take care.
41 posted on 05/16/2013 10:06:23 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: Marine_Uncle

Good night, dearest, soecial man.
God bless and keep you and everyone you love.
XOXOXOXO


42 posted on 05/16/2013 10:08:06 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Likewise wise gentle soul. Nighty night.


43 posted on 05/16/2013 10:13:45 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: onyx
Why hold his media presser outside in the rain?

Holding these in the garden is normal. But this was 48 minutes past the scheduled time. Why?

My tin foil hat self thinks The One was watching a storm front approaching in order to time the event when the skies opened, thereby avoiding the press' questions.

44 posted on 05/16/2013 10:20:49 PM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: llevrok

You could sure be right!


45 posted on 05/16/2013 10:22:42 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
That Marine carried off a bad situation with class, which is more than I can say about whatever it is standing to his right. God bless and Semper Fi.

That pic will, I am sure, follow him throughout his career. Because I've never known a Marine to give another Marine a hard time about that sort of thing. Not me, no, not ever. :-)

46 posted on 05/16/2013 10:27:51 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: ConservativeStatement

She answers to “dummy” though....


47 posted on 05/16/2013 10:28:36 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (A Strong Man Armed who guards his home, lives in peace.)
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To: onyx

Not to mention our proud Marine who’s “class A” uniform got soaked in the process of holding the umbrella.

No doubt he spent his after duty time completely “taking apart” his uniform, cleaning of brass and accouterments and putting all back together again.


48 posted on 05/16/2013 10:29:35 PM PDT by Skybird
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To: Billthedrill

Thank you so much for your comments!

Yes, indeed, God bless and Semper Fi.


49 posted on 05/16/2013 10:30:52 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Skybird

Oh gosh, you’re so right.
God bless him.


50 posted on 05/16/2013 10:31:26 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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