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Obama's bizarre and frightening response to the shoot down of MH17
American Thinker ^ | July 18, 2014 | Rick Moran

Posted on 07/18/2014 5:28:42 AM PDT by maggief

President Obama was in Delaware on Thursday when a Malaysian airliner went down near Ukraine's border with Russia. The president was scheduled to give a speech on transportation issues, but began his remarks talking about what, at that time, was thought to be a shoot down of a passenger jet.

Daily Mail:

President Barack Obama provoked fury in the U.S. on Thursday by casually devoting less than a minute to the deaths of 295 people aboard a Malaysian airliner, as he began an often jokey 16-minute speech about the need to expand America’s transportation infrastructure.

There are no confirmed American dead and the White House issued a statement on Thursday evening which said they were still seeking any 'information to determine whether there were any American citizens on board'.

An earlier Reuters report claimed that it was feared that as many as 23 U.S. citizens had perished.

Obama declared in Wilmington, Delaware that 'it looks like it may be a terrible tragedy,' but not before enthusiastically declaring that 'it is wonderful to be back in Delaware.'

Before I begin, obviously the world is watching reports of a downed passenger jet near the Russia-Ukraine border. And it looks like it may be a terrible tragedy. Right now we’re working to determine whether there were American citizens on board. That is our first priority.'

'And I've directed my national security team to stay in close contact with the Ukrainian governemnt. The United States will offer any assistance we can to help determine what happened and why. And as a country, our thoughts and prayers are with all the families and passengers, wherever they call home.

Obama then jarringly quickly returned to his prepared remarks.

'I want to thank Jeremie for that introduction' he said. 'Give Jeremie a big round of applause.'

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


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1 posted on 07/18/2014 5:28:42 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Voiceover artists and newscasters regularly go from a grim/somber tone one second to happy/excited the next. They have no emotional involvement with their subject matter as they are merely acting out lines on a prepared script.

Same thing here.


2 posted on 07/18/2014 5:33:25 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: maggief

A corrupted microchip installed that morning in his head? Reprogramming on the fly is tough.


3 posted on 07/18/2014 5:35:06 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: maggief

this isn’t the first time. Remember his initial response to Fort Hood incident


5 posted on 07/18/2014 5:37:46 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: maggief
Obama then jarringly quickly returned to his prepared remarks.

Who the Hell is teaching journalism classes in colleges these days? In what cosmos is it acceptable to use back-to-back adverbs in formal writing?

My 8th grade cousin could write a better article.

6 posted on 07/18/2014 5:38:23 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: maggief

Reminds me of this bit from comedian Russell Peters when he goes from serious to idiot to cut the tension.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1TZoMK93ao


7 posted on 07/18/2014 5:38:33 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: maggief

Obama is incapable of empathy. He’s a psychopath.


8 posted on 07/18/2014 5:38:33 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

And, it wasn’t about him.


9 posted on 07/18/2014 5:40:21 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Rope. Tree. Politician. Some assembly required.)
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To: maggief

As I watched, it reminded me of the scene at the hotel where Whitney Houston died. As her body was still in the tub, celebrities were downstairs smiling and laughing and enjoying their party downstairs. It was a perfect example of narcissism on display.


10 posted on 07/18/2014 5:42:07 AM PDT by optiguy (If government is the answer, it was a stupid question.)
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To: maggief

The schedule is etched in stone. There can be no departure from the schedule for any reason

The schedule is the President of the United States and therefore more important than any other event in the world.


11 posted on 07/18/2014 5:42:51 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. NEgypt.C. GOPc.+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: Arm_Bears

Exactly...there was no “I” moment about the plane. I’m sure there were plenty of “I” moments about how “I’m” going to give you money for your bridges in Delaware, though.

This guy is just a mouthpiece anyway.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 5:44:56 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Norm Lenhart

He has the Devil’s luck in distractions coming in the midst of scandals.

The laughter comes off as something more than bizarre......


13 posted on 07/18/2014 5:46:00 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: bert

Yeah...especially when he’s on his way to a fund-raising event!


14 posted on 07/18/2014 5:46:02 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: maggief
And, of course, the fact that he then went merrily on his way to a fundraiser while what amounts to an act of war was committed against US citizens is just one more indication how out of touch this president is.

Regardless of the comments on this post, he is not out of touch. He knows exactly what he is doing. He does not care one bit for this country, for the people, for anyone but himself and his goal - to destroy this nation.

15 posted on 07/18/2014 5:46:42 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: maggief

I really believe he’s on drugs.


16 posted on 07/18/2014 5:47:22 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: maggief
hey, it's great to be in Delaware
17 posted on 07/18/2014 5:50:11 AM PDT by JPG ("So sue me". OK, we will.)
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To: rarestia
Who the Hell is teaching journalism classes in colleges these days? In what cosmos is it acceptable to use back-to-back adverbs in formal writing?

"Jarringly" was used quite properly in this case as an adverb to modify the adverb "quickly".

This is clearly commonly acceptable grammar.

Now go back to elementary school.

18 posted on 07/18/2014 5:51:26 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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19 posted on 07/18/2014 5:52:02 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: skeeter

+1


20 posted on 07/18/2014 5:52:03 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

It translates, I think, to “You people are so freaking stupid it amazes me”.

The only real question for me is wondering if he is doing this to satisfy his Muslim side, His ego or sees it as forwarding Cloward Piven. Granted, all three apply, but I’m sure he favors one.

I fully buy that he is mentally ill with a variety of issues on top of it all, though I’m not sure which takes precedence. The narcissism or the sadism. I am starting to lean sadism because he really seems to enjoy the misery he inflicts on people globally.


21 posted on 07/18/2014 5:53:41 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

He is enjoying the pain he is inflicting on us...


22 posted on 07/18/2014 5:56:06 AM PDT by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: maggief

Yup. The eyes of the world are not on you, DimBulb, so it’s no big deal, right? Perhaps we should outsource your next overseas flight to Malaysia Airlines instead of Air Force One.


23 posted on 07/18/2014 5:56:30 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (OBAMA ..IMPEACH, REMOVE, AND IMPRISON. WHAT THE HECK ARE WE WAITING FOR - CHRISTMAS?)
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To: 7thson

Absolutely


24 posted on 07/18/2014 5:56:31 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Norm Lenhart

~~~It translates, I think, to “You people are so freaking stupid it amazes me”~~~

Absolutely. The stupidity of his acolytes amazes me.

Then again, I’ll say I believe the strong delusion has begun. It will only get worse.


25 posted on 07/18/2014 5:57:46 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: maggief

http://nypost.com/2014/07/17/obamas-fundraising-on-hold-after-mh17-crash/

Obama then attended a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the home of venture capitalist Deven Parekh on the Upper West Side, before heading east to the Fifth Avenue pad of philanthropists and conservationists Amy Goldman and Cary Fowler to address guests invited by the Democratic House Majority PAC.
Like his wife, Fowler is avid horticulturist. He’s the executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust that helps run a global seed vault program. The duo also grow heirloom vegetables at their 200-acre farm in Rhinebeck upstate

Wiki:

Sol Goldman

In 1941, he married Lillian Schuman.[3] They had four children: Allan H. Goldman, Diane Goldman Kemper, Amy P. Goldman, and Jane Goldman.[2] Upon his death at the age of 70 in 1987, he owned New York’s largest private real estate portfolio with more than 600 properties valued at $1 billion.[3]

http://therealdeal.com/issues_articles/looking-back-sol-goldman-a-mogul-surrounded-by-turmoil/

Looking Back: Sol Goldman, a mogul surrounded by turmoil


26 posted on 07/18/2014 5:58:14 AM PDT by maggief
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To: P-Marlowe

Regardless of whether it’s proper English, it’s still clumsy and poor writing.


27 posted on 07/18/2014 6:01:42 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: ilovesarah2012
I really believe he’s on drugs.

He has become Valarie Jarrett's circus monkey.

But then again, maybe he always was.

28 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:07 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: maggief

Pure sociopath. Every thing this clown, Clown Prince nobama, does is intentional. Many have difficulty accepting the truth of that because of its implications.


29 posted on 07/18/2014 6:02:10 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: just me

But that’s just it. Is he? And by that I mean does he even function at a level high enough to enjoy it for real or is he literally a manchurian candidate that someone just turns on and off?

I would bet the pharmacy that keeps him ‘regulated’ could supply a mental institution. And there are plenty of examples of him looking like he’s coked up one day and thorazined out of his mind the next. Take for example the devates/Day 1 and the famous ‘Possessed” pic.

there were stories making the rounds about him walking around in a fog backstage at various events then like someone flipped a switch, suddenly going into a manic state onstage.

So is he medicated to extremes, nuts, both or is it all psyops?

With this crew anything that would normally be considered ‘ridiculous’ is completely believable.


30 posted on 07/18/2014 6:03:57 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: maggief
The problem here — well, one of the many problems — is that Obama is not capable of speaking naturally, without teleprompters and a prepared (by someone else) script. When a leader is first informed of some catastrophe, there may not be enough info to dictate a condign, specific remark about that catastrophe. However, any leader besides Obama would have been able to say something along the lines of, “This is obviously a very serious development, so I am going to wrap this up quickly...” and then spend a couple of minutes on the original topic, but without making jokes or lighthearted remarks.
31 posted on 07/18/2014 6:05:28 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: optiguy
It was a perfect example of narcissism on display.

Absolutely correct. His personality flaw was fully on display again! He doesn't have an empathetic bone in his body. He is more likely thinking about how he is going to get blamed for this tragedy too, rather than displaying some sort of appropriate emotional connection.

Lack of Empathy: The Most Telling Narcissistic Trait

32 posted on 07/18/2014 6:05:47 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
This is your president on drugs.


33 posted on 07/18/2014 6:06:03 AM PDT by McGruff (If you are foul mouthed troll don't expect a reply to your rants.)
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To: caver; rarestia
Are you going to take grammar lessons from rarestia? The point is that at least the Daily Mail reported on this and their journalists, unlike ours here in the US, are shocked by the president's extremely bizarre behavior.

You may not like their writing style, but they did say what no one at NTYLATWPCT or any of the other media outlets said. The MSM was not concerned about his statement or the context in which it was stated. They seem unconcerned that our president is acting like a circus monkey putting on a show for all the big donors while the world around him burns to the ground.

But you guys prefer to just criticize the words these journalists use rather than comment on the substance of their article.

34 posted on 07/18/2014 6:09:35 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Norm Lenhart

He was raised to hate America. He hates everything we once stood for... I believe he is on drugs, drugs of his own choice..


35 posted on 07/18/2014 6:11:41 AM PDT by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: hal ogen

yes


36 posted on 07/18/2014 6:14:25 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: just me

Oh don’t get me wrong. I don’t doubt or deny that. At all. I just think there is a lot more to it.

The guy obviously doen not want to be there. He wants to simply speak and have his words manifest themselves like a Star Trek Replicator. Or like God...

But he’s obviously on the lower end of the IQ scale so SOMEONE/S put him there to capitalize on his blackness. And since he is as stupid as he is, and as prone to childish outbursts as his history shows, he has to be closely ‘managed’. Chemically.

The guy is such a creation his hair changes colors to match the speech/situation like a mood ring. So much so that no one even comments on it anymore. And I think the special FX are more than simply external.


37 posted on 07/18/2014 6:18:33 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

In other words he is a like a post turtle.


38 posted on 07/18/2014 6:22:16 AM PDT by just me (GOD BLESS AMERICA Amen)
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To: maggief
CUP
39 posted on 07/18/2014 6:32:44 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Norm Lenhart
"I fully buy that he is mentally ill with a variety of issues on top of it all, though I’m not sure which takes precedence. The narcissism or the sadism. I am starting to lean sadism because he really seems to enjoy the misery he inflicts on people globally."

Agreed. There's no doubt in my mind that he watches the chaos he causes and sits there, laughing, in sheer delight.

40 posted on 07/18/2014 6:48:12 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Norm Lenhart

And there are people who know. I am not talking about Valarie Jarrett and those of her ilk. I am talking about reporters. They know and are saying nothing. They are just as guilty of his evil as he is.


41 posted on 07/18/2014 6:50:46 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: Norm Lenhart; All
Please read the article carefully. From the following points it's clear the Mahdi knew or had to know that the atrocity occurred more than 3 hours before he spoke:

1) The Ukrainian government announced the incident at 9:52 a.m. EDT;

2) The AP reported the Mahdi's remarks at 1:38 p.m. EDT, more than 3 hours after the atrocity; and

3) Regime spokespersons, speaking on background, reported the incident more than three hours before the speech.

42 posted on 07/18/2014 6:51:15 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: maggief

How can this country survive two and a half more years of this man?


43 posted on 07/18/2014 6:52:25 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: maggief

The WH must be getting a lot of flack.

Obama does a ‘do over’ at 11:00 a.m. ET [or thereabouts] this morning — new remarks regarding the Malaysian airliner.

==

Maybe, he has been practicing in front of a mirror on how to bite his lower lip and look concerned.


44 posted on 07/18/2014 6:54:58 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: maggief

Not only is mac daddy a world class liar he is also a world class coward.


45 posted on 07/18/2014 6:57:29 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: skeeter

The books that will be published by WH staffers and SS should be very entertaining when he leaves office. Mark my words, he will leave the WH.


46 posted on 07/18/2014 7:02:28 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: maggief

I continue to be amazed that people still don’t get it. 0bama isn’t upset over the multiple crises now unfolding around the world and here at home. In fact, things are going just great, better than even he had hoped for. His success at fundamently changing our country and, by extension, the world has, I think, far exceeded his expectations.


47 posted on 07/18/2014 7:19:44 AM PDT by lakecumberlandvet (Appeasement never works.)
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To: lakecumberlandvet
I continue to be amazed that people still don’t get it. 0bama isn’t upset over the multiple crises now unfolding around the world and here at home. In fact, things are going just great, better than even he had hoped for. His success at fundamently changing our country and, by extension, the world has, I think, far exceeded his expectations.

According to Rasmussen; 47% are perfectly comfortable with that...

48 posted on 07/18/2014 7:25:21 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: maggief
We got the bubble-headed-bleach-blond who comes on at five
She can tell you 'bout the plane crash with a gleam in her eye
It's interesting when people die
Give us dirty laundry
49 posted on 07/18/2014 7:31:31 AM PDT by Hoffer Rand (Bear His image. Bring His message. Be the Church.)
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To: maggief

Russia’s propagandists want everyone to believe this atrocity was some kind of conspiracy devised by Obama to make Russia look bad, but the truth is Obama couldn’t care less! He can’t wait to get back to the golf course!


50 posted on 07/18/2014 11:02:18 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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