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Obama: We sent Putin a message on gay issue
The Hill ^ | 6 Feb 14 | Rebecca Shabad

Posted on 02/06/2014 4:07:19 PM PST by SkyPilot

President Obama said he “no doubt” wanted to make clear to Russia that the United States doesn’t accept discrimination by sending gay athletes to the Olympics.

Obama sent hockey player Caitlin Kaho and figure skater Brian Boitano to represent the U.S. delegation--both are openly gay.

“There is no doubt we wanted to make it very clear that we do not abide by discrimination in anything, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and one of the wonderful things about the Olympics is that you are judged by your merit,” Obama said in an interview with Bob Costas on Thursday.

The Obama administration has warned Americans who will be in Sochi to be aware of Russia’s law banning propaganda that promotes homosexuality.

An excerpt of Obama’s interview with NBC News was broadcast Thursday evening, and the full interview will air Friday at 8 p.m.

Costas asked how satisfied Obama is with the level of cooperation between Russian and American intelligence in keeping the Olympic games safe.

“Well, I think the Russians have an enormous stake, obviously, in preventing any kind of terrorist act or violence at these venues. They have put a lot of resources into it,” Obama said. “We’re in constant communications with them, both at the law enforcement level, at the military level, at the intelligence levels, and it’s not untypical of every Olympics, whether it’s in Canada or China or anyplace else. We are consistently working with them to make sure that not only our athletes are safe, but everyone who’s attending these Games are safe.”

Asked if he would call his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin “icy,” Obama demurred.

“I wouldn’t call it icy,” he said, adding that Putin has always treated him with the "utmost respect."

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gay; homosexualagenda; obama; obamagay; obamasmallagenda; obamasmallmind; obamasochiolympics; olympics; russia; sochiolympics
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1 posted on 02/06/2014 4:07:19 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

I’ll bet Putin is still laughing his ass off about it. LOL!


2 posted on 02/06/2014 4:09:01 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: SkyPilot

Uhhh....it was discriminatory to choose these representatives based only on their being gay.


3 posted on 02/06/2014 4:09:39 PM PST by grania
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To: SkyPilot

The message being:

“I’ll be on bottom, Puty-Po, if you’ll be on top.”


4 posted on 02/06/2014 4:10:43 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag Fire.)
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To: SkyPilot

There are gay male figure skaters? Who knew?


5 posted on 02/06/2014 4:11:08 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: SkyPilot

Putin and co. are probably still laughing at Obama. What a joke. How can Hussein be allowed to humiliate America in this way?


6 posted on 02/06/2014 4:11:36 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SkyPilot

Came here to see Vladi in all sorts of manly poses . . . left satisfied. /s


7 posted on 02/06/2014 4:11:41 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: SkyPilot

Anyone still doubt that he’s as queer as a $3 bill? Anyone?


8 posted on 02/06/2014 4:12:22 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: SkyPilot
that the United States doesn’t accept discrimination

...unless you're in the Tea Party, pay taxes, are Christian, etc.

9 posted on 02/06/2014 4:12:35 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: SkyPilot

The Clown also sent Janet Napolitano to head the US delegation.

Pathetic.

The so-called leadership of America is beyond laughable.

Weak, navel-gazing, God-hating, freedom-detesting leadership.


10 posted on 02/06/2014 4:13:02 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SkyPilot

A gay male figure skater? I’m shocked.


11 posted on 02/06/2014 4:13:04 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
I'd be more surprised to find out that there are straight male figure skaters.
12 posted on 02/06/2014 4:14:25 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: SkyPilot

ANAL SEX......ANAL SEX.......ANAL SEX IS ALL THE DEMOCRATS THINK ABOUT!!!!


13 posted on 02/06/2014 4:15:07 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: SkyPilot

Dear President Obama,

President Putin specifically said that he didn’t want to see any homosexual proselytizing. And he also specifically said that homosexuals were perfectly safe existing in Russia, and competing in the Olympic Games.

Therefore, as you are (nmoninally) the president of the United States of America, I would urge you not to deliberately misrepresent the president of another nation, especially the president of another nation hosting the Olympics, especially the president of another nuclear powered nation hosting the Olympics, as this might inflame international relations in an extremely negative way that might cost lives, such as the lives that were lost in BENGHAZI.

Sincerely, TALISKER.


14 posted on 02/06/2014 4:15:12 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: SkyPilot

“I wouldn’t call it icy,” he said, adding that Putin has always treated him with the “utmost respect.”

Not a clue.


15 posted on 02/06/2014 4:15:31 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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Obama sent hockey player Caitlin Kaho and figure skater Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano.....I am sure that is who Ronald Reagan would have sent. Boitano must have the Russians quivering in their boots by now.

Oh, and here is the confused lesbian that Obama sent along with him.


16 posted on 02/06/2014 4:15:42 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
“He does have a public style where he likes to sit back and look a little bored during the course of joint interviews. I think that’s where some of these perceptions come up. My sense is that’s part of his shtick back home politically as wanting to look like the tough guy.

Hehehe..I'm sure the Russian people think Putin is acting out trying to look like a tough guy...

U.S. politicians have a different style. We tend to smile once in a while,” Obama added.

The different style is american politicians are for the most part are gutless, craven, lowlife, scum sucking dirtbags...

17 posted on 02/06/2014 4:18:27 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; grania; MeanWestTexan; USFRIENDINVICTORIA; Viennacon; 2ndDivisionVet; 1rudeboy

I heard the Spetznaz were so intimidated that they already surrendered.........well.........not really.

18 posted on 02/06/2014 4:19:59 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SampleMan
A gay male figure skater? I’m shocked.

I am surprised as you are.

19 posted on 02/06/2014 4:22:25 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
Putin Obama

20 posted on 02/06/2014 4:22:25 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: SkyPilot

I can see why he needs to send a message. I remember when Brian Boitano was excluded from the Olympics because of his sexual preference. It was totally unfair. Oh, wait...


21 posted on 02/06/2014 4:24:18 PM PST by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: SkyPilot
Obama Sends Gay Issue Message To Putin

"Yoo-hoo... Mr Pootie..."


22 posted on 02/06/2014 4:24:21 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: SkyPilot
Obama sent

What, an executive order?

23 posted on 02/06/2014 4:24:30 PM PST by DManA
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To: Paine in the Neck

Ha, ha! Jokes on me. I thought when it said Obama “sent Putin a message on gay issues”, it meant he had blown Putin a kiss.


24 posted on 02/06/2014 4:25:53 PM PST by Robwin
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Elvis Stojko, and that’s about it.


25 posted on 02/06/2014 4:27:04 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: SkyPilot

Rumor is Putin is dating an Olympic Rhythmic Gymnast..................................................................................... Oh sorry, my mind wandered for a minute.


26 posted on 02/06/2014 4:27:37 PM PST by DManA
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To: SkyPilot


27 posted on 02/06/2014 4:28:13 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: SkyPilot

Putin must be laughing his head off, seeing how America, his once-formidable Cold War adversary, has become such a farcical joke of a country.

America 1954: standing for freedom and democracy.
America 2014: standing for dope and anuses.


28 posted on 02/06/2014 4:32:27 PM PST by greene66
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To: SkyPilot

“You may feel relaxed and at ease..but please leave the children in peace.”-—V. Putin


29 posted on 02/06/2014 4:32:48 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: SkyPilot

Nobama pushing a homo agenda to Putin won’t go well.
Putin will find a way to pay us back. He is KGB.
Think of this.

An affirmative action Chicago street hustler going up against a major in the KGB. Who is the better chess player?

Our ‘president’ is about to get owned. Count on it.


30 posted on 02/06/2014 4:33:17 PM PST by Texas resident
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To: SkyPilot

obama is a passive-aggressive nancy boy with his “message.”


31 posted on 02/06/2014 4:36:06 PM PST by matt1234 (Hitler blamed the Jews. Obama blames the Tea Party.)
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To: Popman
Right, Hussein, a former KGB officer has to "act" tough, while we all know how tough you really are, with your mom jeans, girly pitching, and Reggie Love.
32 posted on 02/06/2014 4:40:25 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: SkyPilot

Putin is KGB. He kills people. He ain’t impressed by obama in any way.


33 posted on 02/06/2014 4:46:01 PM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

How in the hell does an amateur figure skater make a living? Boitano seems to be loaded. He’s a hell of a decorator, too.


34 posted on 02/06/2014 4:51:58 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: SkyPilot

Every time Obama opens his mouth to these people he drops down a couple more levels in their estimation. He’s probably somewhere below sea-lice and whale sh** at this point.


35 posted on 02/06/2014 4:52:46 PM PST by PGR88
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To: SkyPilot

And now the official yogurt sponsor of the US Olympic team cannot ship over its yogurt to Russia. Sen. Chuck Schrumer is at loss with himself (his state makes the yogurt).


36 posted on 02/06/2014 4:53:37 PM PST by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: SkyPilot

I don’t EVEN want to know what tweaky-boy said to Mr. Putin.


37 posted on 02/06/2014 4:54:53 PM PST by madison10
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To: greene66

ROTFLMAO


38 posted on 02/06/2014 4:56:52 PM PST by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: SkyPilot

Ya, these get ups are pretty gay!

39 posted on 02/06/2014 4:57:33 PM PST by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: 1rudeboy
Came here to see Vladi in all sorts of manly poses . . . left satisfied. /s

Yeah, he's so much cooler than Obama. So what? He's still a tyrant. I don't get why some Freepers try to turn him to some kind of a hero.

40 posted on 02/06/2014 4:58:57 PM PST by Jean S
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To: SkyPilot

He sent you a bigger one on Syria. Our metrosexual CiC conflates queer dorm with foreign policy.


41 posted on 02/06/2014 4:59:43 PM PST by OpusatFR
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To: Jean S

But he’s manly!


42 posted on 02/06/2014 5:01:26 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: SkyPilot

I would love to see Vlad kick the living snot out of the sword swallowing imposter in chief on the world stage!


43 posted on 02/06/2014 5:01:35 PM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: SkyPilot; All

Obama too concerned with folks who plug the poop chute...that he said nothing about Russia not building enough chutes for poop in Sochi


44 posted on 02/06/2014 5:02:04 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Diversity is just racism against white folks)
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To: 1rudeboy

He does have nice boobs...


45 posted on 02/06/2014 5:03:52 PM PST by Jean S
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To: SkyPilot

46 posted on 02/06/2014 5:13:46 PM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Texas resident

Putin plays chess while Obozo plays Candyland.


47 posted on 02/06/2014 5:24:14 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: diverteach
No, these getups aren't gay. They don't have enough style for that.


48 posted on 02/06/2014 5:26:05 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: erod

If O were any closer to that guy, he’d be on his lap (please don’t forward pictures after they’ve had a few drinks).


49 posted on 02/06/2014 5:26:40 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: SkyPilot

When I saw the headline, I figured Hitlery and her “executive assistant” (Anthony Weiner’s wife) were on their way over.


50 posted on 02/06/2014 5:35:13 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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