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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

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51 posted on 05/16/2013 10:32:32 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

Marines suffer greatly when assigned to a Democrat controlled White House. They are treated like house slaves by Democrats. Only in Republican Administrations are they accorded the respect due them.

Is it any wonder that Marine’s vote 95%+ Republican? Or that Democrats always try to suppress their absentee votes?


52 posted on 05/16/2013 10:38:06 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (A Strong Man Armed who guards his home, lives in peace.)
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To: Forty-Niner

Wow, I didn’t know those awesome statistics or about their horrid treatment under demonic-rat presidenices!
God bless our US Marines! IIRC you’re one of them.
Both my father and now my grandson is a US Marine.
Semper Fi!
God bless and keep you and everyone you love.


53 posted on 05/16/2013 10:43:08 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

Obama is such a pansy.
Was he afraid the black would wash off?
Obama is such an embarrassment to the Office of the President and to America.


54 posted on 05/16/2013 10:51:08 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

You’re right and I like your tagline!


55 posted on 05/16/2013 10:53:18 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

56 posted on 05/16/2013 11:38:32 PM PDT by henbane
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To: 21twelve
That was taken on 4 November 1983 at the memorial service at Camp Lejeune following the bombing of the BLT Headquarters at Beirut and the invasion of Grenada.

President Reagan and Mrs. Reagan attending Memorial Service for Lebanon and Grenada casualty victims, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: 11/04/1983

57 posted on 05/17/2013 12:29:14 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: onyx
MCO P1020.34F (sic)

MCO P1020.34G

58 posted on 05/17/2013 12:30:55 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: Skybird
cleaning of brass

Anodized, very little maintenance required.

59 posted on 05/17/2013 12:33:52 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: onyx; All
If you all recall, Zero is unable to operate an umbrella... but he shoots skeet!


60 posted on 05/17/2013 12:36:22 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: 21twelve
(1984)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.

(2013) "WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE???"

61 posted on 05/17/2013 12:51:00 AM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: henbane
B T T T ! ! ! ©

PREFECT ! ©

62 posted on 05/17/2013 1:22:46 AM 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: A.A. Cunningham

Beautiful! Thank you so much, A.A. Cunningham!!

And thank you for the added link in your other post.


63 posted on 05/17/2013 1:24:23 AM 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: Rodamala
Yes! I remember!


64 posted on 05/17/2013 1:28:33 AM 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 picture is an insult to every American and that’s the way the bastard meant it.


65 posted on 05/17/2013 1:32:50 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

I agree. The more I read about it, the madder I get.


66 posted on 05/17/2013 1:33:58 AM 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
In all honesty, I can't say on this forum what I want to say.

It's well beyond mad for me.

67 posted on 05/17/2013 1:37:07 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

I know you well enough to know what you’re telling me.


68 posted on 05/17/2013 1:38:42 AM 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

Should have used a more manly umbrella, like this one:

http://www.tacticalthings.com/Unbreakable-Umbrellas.htm

I’ve got one. :)


69 posted on 05/17/2013 1:50:22 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: onyx

70 posted on 05/17/2013 1:58:44 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: onyx

No one needs to say anything to establish the fact that the Marines are a kind of sacred institution.

People who care about the country can’t help but feel it in their bones.

The president left Marines to die doing their duty in Benghazi, fighting desperately to save the Ambassador. From him or by his neglect a stand down order was sent twice.

Maybe this Marine with the umbrella was thinking the whole time about the Marines left to die fighting at the Embassy.

Obama uses Marines as a shoe shine boy and as a Hollywood party prop for his wife (remember that?).

It doesn’t take any dignity from the Marines, just from him.


71 posted on 05/17/2013 2:00:08 AM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Michael.SF.

72 posted on 05/17/2013 2:01:43 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Mount Athos

Two former SEALs and two diplomats were killed at the Consulate in Benghazi. The Embassy is located in Tripoli. No Marines were killed in Libya.


73 posted on 05/17/2013 2:10:52 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

The initial reports said they were marines, sorry for the bad info I remembered from those:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57511043/assault-on-u.s-consulate-in-benghazi-leaves-4-dead-including-u.s-ambassador-j-christopher-stevens/

“Al-Sharef said two U.S. Marines sent to Benghazi when the clash erupted were shot and killed by the well-armed protesters. It was not immediately clear whether the Marines were part of Stevens’ security detail.”


74 posted on 05/17/2013 2:20:08 AM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: onyx

Hey, at least the poor guy can’t salute him properly. A left handed salute would be more than the POS deserves, too.


75 posted on 05/17/2013 3:10:34 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron. No, they are both.)
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To: mylife

The Marine did exactly the right thing. He performed his duty. It’s Zippy who was in the wrong.

The whole thing makes Zippy look like a total loser. Not that he didn’t already look like a total loser.

It highlights the fact that he is willing to deploy the Marines to keep rain off himself, but not to save lives in Benghazi. That’s going to be the big issue here.

A big thank you to all our Marines who serve. And to the two who were stuck holding umbrellas, in the long run your actions may help bring down this imposter. That would do more for the defense of this country than any combat could. Trust me, you looked honorable and manly. It made Zippy look ever more pathetic and wussy.


76 posted on 05/17/2013 3:37:04 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Michael.SF.

He’s required to obey orders. He isn’t required to be happy about it. He’s doing exactly what he should be doing - and it’s making the Zipster look like a fool.


77 posted on 05/17/2013 3:39:31 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: generally
It highlights the fact that he is willing to deploy the Marines to keep rain off himself, but not to save lives in Benghazi. That’s going to be the big issue here.

Well stated my FRiend.

78 posted on 05/17/2013 3:43:44 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

BTTT


79 posted on 05/17/2013 3:54:12 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: onyx

Picture in your mind.... President Oscandal holding his own umbrella....

He would probably be twirling it in his fingers, and looking like a gay homosexual.

Aren’t you glad he used a real man to hold his umbrella?

Wow, it’s hard to keep a straight face while posting this...


80 posted on 05/17/2013 3:57:20 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: A.A. Cunningham; onyx

Thank you for the actual event, with men just as honorable as those on D-Day.

http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/speeches/1983/110483a.htm

This speech is from that day in 1983 - quite a contrast from what is going on today, esp. with respect to Benghazi. Excerpts:

“If this country is to remain a force for good in the world, we’ll face times like these, times of sadness and loss. Your fellow citizens know and appreciate that Marines and their families are carrying a heavy burden....

...commit our resources and risk the lives of those in our Armed Forces to rescue others from bloodshed and turmoil and to prevent humankind from drowning in a sea of tyranny....”

...The world looks to America for leadership. And America looks to the men in its Armed Forces — to the Corps of Marines, to the Navy, the Army. Freedom is being tested throughout the world....

...As ever, Leathernecks are willing to accept their mission and do their duty. This honest patriotism and dedication to duty overwhelms the rest of us....

...In a free society there’s bound to be disagreement about any decisive course of action. Some of those so quick to criticize our operation in Grenada, I invite them to read the letters I’ve received from those students and their families. They know this was no invasion; they know it was a rescue mission. Marines have a saying — ``We take care of our own.’’ Well, America, with the help of Marines, will take care of our own.”


81 posted on 05/17/2013 4:00:45 AM 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; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

In his defense, I think we’ve all seen the water scene in “The Wizard of Oz”, and the water scene in the movie “Alien Nation”.

Thanks onyx.


82 posted on 05/17/2013 4:03:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: onyx

http://www.elsahefa.com/en/30/10/2012/20323

FUBO

If anyone can tell me how to make it so the pic appears in my post, I’d much appreciate it.


83 posted on 05/17/2013 4:04:56 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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84 posted on 05/17/2013 4:07:34 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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HTML Sandbox 2012
85 posted on 05/17/2013 4:08:54 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: onyx

That’s the posting photo of the week.


86 posted on 05/17/2013 4:14:37 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: onyx
I have to hand it to the Marine. I saw the picture. He is keeping his distance from the president and out from under the umbrella (which actually means that he is getting more wet from the runoff). He must have strong, solid arms to hold his arm outstretched for so long.

Good job, soldier. My apologies about that thing you must salute (and I'm not talking about any flag).

87 posted on 05/17/2013 4:30:48 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: onyx

0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn’t to protect our ambassador in Benghazi


88 posted on 05/17/2013 4:30:53 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Michael.SF.; onyx

“The Marine looks none to happy.”

________________________________________________

No, he does not. Serving in this capacity must be quite challenging at times.


89 posted on 05/17/2013 4:43:21 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (R.I.P., James Helmuth, my nephew who just passed away at ten years old, from cancer, on March 23.)
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To: Diogenesis

The regime showed the world it is so incompetent it can’t conduct an outdoor news conference.

An administration incapable of looking at the weather channel radar to see if it is going to rain is grievously incompetent.


90 posted on 05/17/2013 4:46:34 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Marine_Uncle; onyx

“I dare say, the same form of real honor, that flowed through Ronald’s veins and arteries flow through yours.”

______________________________________

I couldn’t agree more, Marine_Uncle. :) onyx,you contribute so much to FR—and it is appreciated very much. :)


91 posted on 05/17/2013 4:47:57 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (R.I.P., James Helmuth, my nephew who just passed away at ten years old, from cancer, on March 23.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Boxer is one hate filled woman.

5.56mm

92 posted on 05/17/2013 4:58:06 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Tanniker Smith
Good job, soldier.(sic)

Marine not a soldier.

93 posted on 05/17/2013 5:51:11 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Thanks


94 posted on 05/17/2013 6:53:42 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: onyx
Yer doin' it wrong...


95 posted on 05/17/2013 7:09:38 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Thanks. My goof. Too early in the morning, I was still on the first cup of coffee.


96 posted on 05/17/2013 7:52:09 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: proud American in Canada

Agree in full with your statements.


97 posted on 05/17/2013 8:53:50 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: onyx
P.J. O'Rourke once wrote about a trip to the almost bare rock called Iwo Jima. There was a group Marines there at the same time, sleeping in tents in the triple digit heat, and hiking up volcanic Mt. Suribachi before dawn so they could watch the sun rise from its summit. A Marine representative explained that the trip to Iwo Jima was a reward for outstanding young Marines

P.J. wondered, if getting sent to live in a tent on a tropical rock, in the summer, and spending the night climbing a mountain composed of sharp and abrasive volcanic stones, in the dark, in stifling heat, and 100% humidity, was a reward for outstanding service, just what the Marine Corps did to junior enlisted men it was not pleased with...

98 posted on 05/17/2013 7:59:49 PM PDT by Pilsner
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To: onyx
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99 posted on 05/17/2013 8:48:23 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Skybird

Not a class A, summer dress. Still, got to be happy with the extra uniform allowance.


100 posted on 05/17/2013 8:53:15 PM PDT by xone
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