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Wounded war hero’s powerful open letter calls President Obama an ‘elitist rich thug’
Rightwing News ^ | 2/26/14 | John Hawkins

Posted on 02/27/2014 8:39:50 PM PST by Impala64ssa

For a warrior’s view of the Iraq war, it would be tough to beat the perspective of Brian Kolfage – a retired Air Force senior airman who lost three limbs in a rocket attack.

Kolfage’s perspective on President Obama: He looks like an “elitist rich thug,” not the leader of the free world.

In an open letter to Obama released on Presidents Day, Kolfage talked about attending public high school in Hawaii, bicycling past Punahou School, which Obama attended on a scholarship two decades earlier. He wrote:

Every morning I would ride past Punahou, the exclusive private school you attended and I would notice all of the Bentleys, Maseratis, and fancy foreign cars that all the kids were dropped off in; wow it must have been extremely rough in Hawaii living that life, right?

Kolfage also talked about the two men’s different experiences after high school, with Kolfage joining the military and the future president attending Occidental College in Los Angeles and Harvard University.

But the letter isn’t about the different opportunities life offers. It’s about what happened to Kolfage in Iraq, and what he sees happening now, under the leadership of a president who built his political career opposing a war that his party leaders helped launch. The wounded warrior wrote:

I volunteered to go to Iraq on both of my deployments, and the second time I begged to go even after I wasn’t selected. During that second deployment, I was ultimately placed on the team where I would lose both legs and my dominant arm. Even though many Americans were against the war in Iraq, I’ve never asked myself if it was worth it after losing 3 of my limbs.

While I was in Iraq, our mission was to liberate the Iraqi citizens from a tyrant and that’s what we did. Never forget, it was your people who sent us there, like the Clintons, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi & Carl Levin.

But the American mission in Iraq was always secondary to Obama’s mission to become president – and remain president in 2012, Kolfage wrote, saying:

It clearly means nothing to you, because the only thing that you’ve personally invested in that country was a promise to bail on them. However, people like me gave limbs, friends have died, and we’ve watched families destroyed by war’s aftermath.

The Arizona resident, an outspoken Obama critic for years, has been assailedon his Facebook page by Obama supporters and even tangled with the Department of Veterans Affairs over disability-payment disputes that some Kolfage supporters suspect are aimed at keeping him silent.

It’s important to note here that the libs can’t dismiss Kolfage as some disaffected vet who, no matter what his service to the country, can be dismissed as a bitter partisan stewing in ideological hatred.

Besides being an architecture graduate from the University of Arizona, in 2012, he was a member of the Veterans Advisory Council for former Rep. Gabbie Giffords, D-Ariz. He was even Giffords’ invited guest to Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address — the night Giffords was being honored for her return to the House after being wounded in an attack by a crazed gunman.

Kolfage ended his letter to the president by saying:

You’re just another elitist rich thug who’s pretended to live the rough life growing up in the inner-city. You’re only worried about your own agenda and furthering your party instead of taking care of Americans. Your inability to be a leader at some of the most critical points has caused both of our wars to fail. You’ve been a joke to most of our veteran community and we have no faith in your ability to lead.

You can read Kolfage’s letter in its entirety here.

Since its release, it’s attracted considerable Twitter attention.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Arizona; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0b0ma; iraqiwar; woundedvets
This guy's cruisin' for a bruisin'. It ain't good to badmouth the thin-skinned Kenyan. He'll be audited for sure.
Seriously:


Let's give it up for Mr. Kolfage!!

1 posted on 02/27/2014 8:39:51 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa
Obama = "elitist rich thug"

I LIKE it.
It has a certain RING to it!!
(The Quiet Man)

2 posted on 02/27/2014 8:42:33 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: cloudmountain

Is that kinda like a mongrel? Bless you Uncle Ted.


3 posted on 02/27/2014 8:43:39 PM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Impala64ssa
Obama was NEVER an American.
Americans, even Democrats, salute the US flag.

Obama has NEVER acted as an American.


4 posted on 02/27/2014 8:45:42 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Impala64ssa

Or worse.


5 posted on 02/27/2014 8:49:41 PM PST by funfan
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To: Impala64ssa

Or Breitbarted.


6 posted on 02/27/2014 8:51:22 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Impala64ssa

My wife and I think that it was the Muslim world that got Obabble Lips re-elected along with cheating in his second term.


7 posted on 02/27/2014 8:52:59 PM PST by TEARUNNER14 (A machine more deadly than the drone is coming and it will be ungodly war ready.)
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To: Impala64ssa

That was an eloquent letter. God Bless and Protect him.


8 posted on 02/27/2014 8:55:14 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: TEARUNNER14; BuckeyeTexan; ConorMacNessa; Republicanprofessor

Always remember that both Hitler and Obama were elected to absolute power by their adoring voters.


9 posted on 02/27/2014 8:56:16 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Brian Kolfage knows about fighting the battle. And, the battle here is our freedom in the hands of the Marxist King and his Communist sympathizers. I say, call him every name in the book. You don’t mince words when you are at war.


10 posted on 02/27/2014 8:57:24 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Impala64ssa
cruisin' for a bruisin'


11 posted on 02/27/2014 8:57:26 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: CPT Clay
Is that kinda like a mongrel?

OXFORD DICTIONARY mulatto


noun (plural mulattoes or mulattos)
A person of mixed white and black ancestry, especially a person with one white and one black parent.

Origin
late 16th century: from Spanish mulato 'young mule or mulatto', formed irregularly from mulo 'mule'.
12 posted on 02/27/2014 8:58:47 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Impala64ssa

“elitist rich thug,”

Now theres a man who thinks highly of Obama...


13 posted on 02/27/2014 9:02:02 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Graewoulf

You suppose they both sold their souls to the devil for the power.prestige, and wealth and then the devil gets their souls?


14 posted on 02/27/2014 9:10:38 PM PST by TEARUNNER14 (A machine more deadly than the drone is coming and it will be ungodly war ready.)
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To: Impala64ssa

bttt


15 posted on 02/27/2014 9:12:55 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Graewoulf
Exactly right Graewoulf! I was thinking about this earlier today. I watched Star Wars Episode 3 and thought it was a total jumble, but one quote stays with me - I doubt the creators of the film thought it up:

"This is how Freedom ends - to thunderous applause!"



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

16 posted on 02/27/2014 9:24:27 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 <center> <tab - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m sure the only thing the msm will report is that this ungrateful veteran accosted the prezdent with the new N word. /sarc


17 posted on 02/27/2014 9:28:34 PM PST by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Impala64ssa

Eh. What can they do to him? He hinted there were families torn apart, meaning...

He’s got one arm.

That’s it.

It’s the story of the enlisted kid, assigned to latrine duty...On an air refueler...on the night shift...At Minot AFB (Nodekodey (ND))...It’s 60 f below wind chill

He shows up late and the commander says he’s going to be reprimanded and punished. He asks, really, what can you do to me?


18 posted on 02/27/2014 9:34:06 PM PST by stanne
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To: Impala64ssa

I say this Marxist thug needs to be drug tested.

I mean, doesn't Zer0 remind one of a crack head?

19 posted on 02/27/2014 9:37:08 PM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: cloudmountain

Elitist rich thug: That’s the CHICAGO WAY!


20 posted on 02/27/2014 11:03:18 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Impala64ssa

We need to keep an eye on the treatment of Brian Kolfage.
Any move against him must be the ember that begins the enlightenment.
On a side note, there isn’t one muslim worth sacrificing an American toe nail for.


21 posted on 02/27/2014 11:14:53 PM PST by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: TEARUNNER14
My wife and I think that it was the Muslim world that got Obabble Lips re-elected along with cheating in his second term.
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Yes, and much, much more than just his second term. They have been and continue to be the financiers behind the entire Obummer charade.

22 posted on 02/28/2014 3:36:25 AM PST by iontheball
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To: Impala64ssa

I couldn’t have said it better myself.Good job.


23 posted on 02/28/2014 3:50:55 AM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: cloudmountain

“Obama = “elitist rich thug” “......

Is that the same as being “Ni&&er Rich”?


24 posted on 02/28/2014 4:38:19 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: stanne

He asks, really, what can you do to me?

The speed with which America is falling may actually be a plus for our side. When so many have lost it all and have nothing left to lose...then those who rule have a problem on their hands.


25 posted on 02/28/2014 5:02:37 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Impala64ssa

OH SNAP!


26 posted on 02/28/2014 6:13:40 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Graewoulf; TEARUNNER14; ConorMacNessa; Republicanprofessor

I don’t know about “elected” - I think it was more hook & crook at the polls, but yeah, adoring, boot-licking, ignorant, gimme-mine congregants.


27 posted on 02/28/2014 7:53:50 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: ConorMacNessa
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Four good Americans died.

Obama and Hillary lied.

. Just think, Hillary becomes president, Americans get killed and she says, "What difference does it make"! Or the famous lines from "Gone With The Wind"; "Frankly my dear I don't give a damm"!

28 posted on 02/28/2014 8:22:32 AM PST by TEARUNNER14 (A machine more deadly than the drone is coming and it will be ungodly war ready.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’ve followed him on FB for about a year now. Even before posting the letter he has been harrassesd incessantly by trolls/libs including hideous attacks on him for his military service and his injuries.


29 posted on 02/28/2014 8:32:56 AM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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