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Obama irritated by Internet photo (STILL ignorant of flag etiquette!)
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode36/usc_sec_36_00000301----000-.html ^

Posted on 11/07/2007 4:53:49 PM PST by HD1200

Obama irritated by Internet photo

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Barack Obama complained on Wednesday about an Internet photo that claims the Democratic presidential candidate didn't hold his hand over his heart during the Pledge of Allegiance.

"This is so irritating," Obama said when asked about the photo in Muscatine, Iowa.

The photo, which has circulated widely on the Internet, was taken in September during Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual Democratic fundraiser. A message accompanying the photo claims Obama didn't observe the pledge.

Obama said the photo was taken during the singing of the national anthem, not the pledge.

"My grandfather taught me how to say the Pledge of Allegiance when I was 2," Obama said, his annoyance obvious. "During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

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Sorry Osama, I mean Obama, maybe you just don't know American flag etiquette:

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TITLE 36 > Subtitle I > Part A > CHAPTER 3 > § 301Prev | Next § 301. National anthem (a) Designation.— The composition consisting of the words and music known as the Star-Spangled Banner is the national anthem. (b) Conduct During Playing.— During a rendition of the national anthem— (1) when the flag is displayed— (A) all present except those in uniform should stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart; (B) men not in uniform should remove their headdress with their right hand and hold the headdress at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart; and (C) individuals in uniform should give the military salute at the first note of the anthem and maintain that position until the last note; and (2) when the flag is not displayed, all present should face toward the music and act in the same manner they would if the flag were displayed.

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode36/usc_sec_36_00000301----000-.html

1 posted on 11/07/2007 4:53:51 PM PST by HD1200
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To: HD1200

LOL wonder how irritated he will be now?
Shows how ignorant he is of simple things..what is he going to do interacting with other countries?
This guy needs to go back to school period.


2 posted on 11/07/2007 4:56:50 PM PST by donnab (saving liberals brains....one moron at a time.)
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To: HD1200

3 posted on 11/07/2007 4:57:49 PM PST by Mike Bates (Irish Alzheimer's victim: I only remember the grudges.)
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To: HD1200
"This is so irritating," Obama said when asked about the photo in Muscatine, Iowa.

Grow a spine.

4 posted on 11/07/2007 4:58:19 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Mother of the Bride here, treat me with respect for once, will ya? ;))
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To: HD1200
Obama, grow a set of cajones, will ya?
It was obvious that's what you were covering.
5 posted on 11/07/2007 5:00:03 PM PST by Tanniker Smith ("I got a rock." -- Charlie Brown. "I got Iraq." -- George W. Bush)
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To: HD1200
I'm a lot more concerned about Barack Hussein Obama political ideology than his lack of American flag etiquette.

Seems like we are swatting at the gnats rather than breaking out the can of Raid to kill off these socialist cockroaches

6 posted on 11/07/2007 5:01:40 PM PST by Popman
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To: donnab

So his Grandfather didn’t teach him everything patriotic correctly—what do you expect, he was probably some sort of Arab goat humper...


7 posted on 11/07/2007 5:01:50 PM PST by johnandrhonda (have you hugged your banjo today?)
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To: HD1200

Osama, ops, Obama, ops Hussein Obama, You DONT hold your hands over your CROTCH when the National Anthem is sung!
We dont care if you are irritated, We are sickened and angered by your shananegans and hypocracy! Good day iritating one!Osama, ops Obama.


8 posted on 11/07/2007 5:02:13 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (God Bless America and The Republicans)
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To: HD1200
During the national anthem you sing.

Did he even sing? Hard to tell for sure in the youtube version, but it looks to me like he wasn't singing either. I don't mind him not singing, but I do mind him saying he was if he was not.

9 posted on 11/07/2007 5:03:45 PM PST by C210N
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To: johnandrhonda

From what Ive seen his grandfather didnt teach him much of anything, except how to flounder and pander.


10 posted on 11/07/2007 5:04:01 PM PST by donnab (saving liberals brains....one moron at a time.)
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To: C210N

He was giving testimony. You know where you hold your testicles to affirm or swear that your “testimony” is true. Or so Latin class taught me.


11 posted on 11/07/2007 5:05:26 PM PST by boop (Who doesn't love poison pot pies?)
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To: HD1200

Nice ears, Hussein!


12 posted on 11/07/2007 5:07:44 PM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "P" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: HD1200

He's got a little problem with basic human anatomy, it would seem.

13 posted on 11/07/2007 5:10:13 PM PST by Redcloak (The 2nd Amendment isn't about sporting goods.)
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To: HD1200
"My grandfather taught me how to say the Pledge of Allegiance when I was 2," Obama said, his annoyance obvious. "During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

Get a thicker skin, Barack, you maroon. You're wrong and you don't even know it.
14 posted on 11/07/2007 5:10:27 PM PST by aruanan
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To: HD1200
Interesting. When I was young and in school I was taught the same way as Obama. Hand over the heart for the Pledge but not the National Anthem.

I see from looking in my handy copy of the United States Code Annotated that 36, section 301 a & b were revised in 1976 and 1998.

I wonder if this was what they changed?

15 posted on 11/07/2007 5:10:49 PM PST by Walvoord
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To: HD1200

Do you have a link to the story? Your links all point to the excellent Cornell University Law page.


16 posted on 11/07/2007 5:12:48 PM PST by Yo-Yo (USAF, TAC, 12th AF, 366 TFW, 366 MG, 366 CRS, Mtn Home AFB, 1978-81)
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To: HD1200

The dumb bastard doesn’t know or respect American tradition, this person cannot win this election or even be Vice-Pres. I can hardly see straight.


17 posted on 11/07/2007 5:13:44 PM PST by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: HD1200
Ears Osama is irritated at a photo?

Toughen up, Ears. You are starting to sound whiny.
18 posted on 11/07/2007 5:13:55 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: HD1200
It sounds like osama obama is trying to act like the other anti-American candidate, cut and run Paul.
19 posted on 11/07/2007 5:15:57 PM PST by rideharddiefast
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To: HD1200

He would have been better off to have claimed, “I’m so patriotic that the sight of Old Glory stirred my manhood...I covered my chubby for the sake of the children.” Clintonesque fabrication meets AlGore on Rolling Stone cover imagery.


20 posted on 11/07/2007 5:17:17 PM PST by Battle of Tours
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To: HD1200

Hussein could score in the upper 90% on every poll from now till the convention and still lose the nomination to Sir Hitlery.

He’s Arkenfodder.


21 posted on 11/07/2007 5:17:19 PM PST by JoeSixPack1
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To: Redcloak; Drumbo

Harrumph, well, consider it a refreshing bit of honesty on *his* part. ;o)


22 posted on 11/07/2007 5:22:07 PM PST by Titan Magroyne ("Shorn, dumb and bleating is no way to go through life, son." Yeah, close enough.)
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To: donnab

We sure don’t need anyone that doesn’t know or understand American custom.


23 posted on 11/07/2007 5:25:21 PM PST by freekitty ((May the eagles long fly our beautiful and free American sky.))
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To: HD1200
Image hosted by Photobucket.com

24 posted on 11/07/2007 5:29:59 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist)
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To: Redcloak
He's got a little problem with basic human anatomy, it would seem.

Maybe a heart-on?

25 posted on 11/07/2007 5:31:18 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Mike Bates; All
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
26 posted on 11/07/2007 5:34:15 PM PST by Bronzewound
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To: HD1200

As an American, Military personnel should salute the flag during the National Anthem, civilians should remove their hats and place their right hand over their heart.


27 posted on 11/07/2007 5:37:51 PM PST by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: Walvoord

You must be my age, Walvoord, because that’s the way I was taught in a Chicago public school back in the 50s. Pledge - Heart; Anthem - Sing.


28 posted on 11/07/2007 5:46:01 PM PST by Mad-Margaret (Remember I'm a kook, scammer, or troll the next time you want money.)
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To: Yo-Yo

google news on obama.....or go to this web site:

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OBAMA_PHOTO?SITE=CONGRA&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT


29 posted on 11/07/2007 5:55:16 PM PST by HD1200
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To: HD1200

It’s an even trade off, Hillary knows how to place her hand over her heart, but she doesn’t know the words to the national anthem, youtube had a copy of it for a while, she screeched it while thinking the mic was off or turned down.

I remember Obama referring to the President of Canada back early in his campaign.


30 posted on 11/07/2007 6:19:55 PM PST by BerryDingle (Illegitimi Non Carborundum (Don't let the bastards wear you down))
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To: HD1200

It’s an even trade off, Hillary knows how to place her hand over her heart, but she doesn’t know the words to the national anthem, youtube had a copy of it for a while, she screeched it while thinking the mic was off or turned down.

I remember Obama referring to the President of Canada back early in his campaign.


31 posted on 11/07/2007 6:25:28 PM PST by BerryDingle (Illegitimi Non Carborundum (Don't let the bastards wear you down))
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To: Redcloak

The strangest thing about that picture is that either Obama is 10 ft tall, or Hillary is 4 ft tall. ;-)


32 posted on 11/07/2007 6:39:55 PM PST by SampleMan (Islamic tolerance is practiced by killing you last.)
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To: SampleMan

Ya.....but who is the little hobbit on the far right?


33 posted on 11/07/2007 6:44:38 PM PST by Godebert
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To: Godebert

A muslim apostate will cause a civil war


34 posted on 11/07/2007 6:55:50 PM PST by Mojohemi
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To: HD1200
"During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

So why does he figure the other three have hand over heart?

35 posted on 11/07/2007 7:00:12 PM PST by freespirited (I'm voting for the GOP nominee.)
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To: HD1200
"During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

Perhaps I'm the doofus here but I ALWAYS put my hand over my heart when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited or the National Anthem is played !

36 posted on 11/07/2007 7:09:44 PM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: SampleMan

She’s 5X5.


37 posted on 11/07/2007 7:14:07 PM PST by Redcloak (The 2nd Amendment isn't about sporting goods.)
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To: HD1200

Obama said, his annoyance obvious. “During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing.”

I’m guessing the man’s never watched a ball game in his life then?


38 posted on 11/07/2007 7:14:16 PM PST by Gum Shoe
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To: HD1200
I wonder if MoDo will write about Obama Hussein's hurt feelings, like she did regarding his '68 Mustang convertible's open car door looking ears?

5.56mm

39 posted on 11/07/2007 7:21:27 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: HD1200
"This is so irritating," Obama said when asked about the photo in Muscatine, Iowa.

Then why did you do it, Obama? Why didn't you just put your hand on your heart during the pledge? You can't bitch about something if you gave it reason to exist in the first place. Let's see how irritated he is when he doesn't get the nomination.
40 posted on 11/07/2007 7:27:56 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (Pelosi--pissed off Turkey, supported SCHIP, really jerky, and full of sh|t)
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"My grandfather taught me how to say the Pledge of Allegiance when I was 2," Obama said, his annoyance obvious. "During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home, swing low, sweet chariot, comfing for to carry me home.

41 posted on 11/07/2007 7:39:08 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (No buy China!!)
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To: HD1200

Ossamma Obama, don’t know American flag etiquette

WOW you think maybe they don’t teach that in those ROP midrassas he went to school in??


42 posted on 11/07/2007 7:43:02 PM PST by dusttoyou (FredHead from the git go)
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To: All

It seems the answer lies in Public Law 99-344 which became law on July 7, 1976. It states in part:

“(18) by striking out section 6 and inserting in lieu therof the following: “SEC. 6. During rendition of the national anthem when the flag is displayed, all present except those in uniform should stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart....””

Hand over the heart was not required until 1976. Obama and others like me were taught hand over heart for pledge and no hand over heart for anthem. Obama, it seems, was just going with what he had been correctly taught many years ago.

Since then it is a requirement.


43 posted on 11/07/2007 7:44:02 PM PST by Walvoord
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To: Redcloak

The “bothers” must have their heart down there.


44 posted on 11/07/2007 7:45:40 PM PST by dusttoyou (FredHead from the git go)
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To: Walvoord

LOL, yeah, he’s only had 31 years to catch up. Give him time.


45 posted on 11/07/2007 7:46:42 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Redcloak

>> He’s got a little problem with basic human anatomy, it would seem.

Don’t assume they were saluting the U.S. with the Flag at their back.


46 posted on 11/07/2007 7:49:32 PM PST by Gene Eric
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To: johnandrhonda
So his Grandfather didn’t teach him everything patriotic correctly—what do you expect, he was probably some sort of Arab goat humper...

Obama's American grandfather was a furniture salesman and WWII Army veteran.

47 posted on 11/07/2007 7:55:36 PM PST by wideminded
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To: Gene Eric

What’s the guy in the middle looking at?


48 posted on 11/07/2007 7:55:50 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (- Attention all planets of the solar Federation--Secret plan codeword: Banana)
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To: Lancey Howard

You’re right, he should know, especially being a senator, but frankly, I didn’t know it was a requirement until I did some research tonight. For many years now I’ve been thinking that all these people with hand over heart for anthem were doing it wrong.

So I learned something myself tonight.


49 posted on 11/07/2007 7:56:17 PM PST by Walvoord
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My grandfather taught me how to say the Pledge of Allegiance when I was 2," Obama said, his annoyance obvious. "During the Pledge of Allegiance you put your hand over your heart. During the national anthem you sing."

Simple f*ckwad. This is what you get with turd-worlders.

50 posted on 11/07/2007 7:57:35 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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