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Does Obama hate the military?
Dallas Morning News ^ | 7/29/08 | Mike Landauer

Posted on 07/29/2008 9:27:37 AM PDT by pissant

McCain has a new smear ad out accusing Obama of snubbing injured troops because he couldn't take cameras along to visit them. That smear is gonna sting. If that label sticks, the Democrats could have another candidate like John Kerry on their hands, someone who people think has disdain for the military. That could sink Obama's ship.

There is something he could do, of course, to head off this mounting criticism and to counter John McCain's promise that he is always there for the troops. Name Chet Edwards his running mate.

Chet Edwards, the chairman of the Veterans Affairs committee, is very popular among the military. He could bridge the patriotism gap for an Obama campaign.

Last week, I offered Five Reasons Why Obama Should Choose Chet Edwards, and this week I am wondering if it's not only a good choice, but a political necessity.

(Excerpt) Read more at dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: larrysinclairslover; obama; obamasbigadventure; snub; whokilleddonaldyoung
The Dallas Morning News offering advice to Obama on how to combat the allegation. Nice.

But to answer the question, YES, the marxist hates the military.

1 posted on 07/29/2008 9:27:38 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Does Obama hate the military?

Does a bear dump in the woods?

Does a dog have a butt?

Is Helen Ready?


2 posted on 07/29/2008 9:29:39 AM PDT by Edit35 (.)
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To: pissant
Chet Edwards wouldn't give Obama credibility, Obama would ruin Chet's (if he has any).
3 posted on 07/29/2008 9:29:52 AM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: pissant

....naturally he hates the military....his kind don’t serve and don’t understand real men.


4 posted on 07/29/2008 9:30:41 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: pissant

Smear? Just the facts, mam, just the facts.


5 posted on 07/29/2008 9:31:00 AM PDT by 6SJ7
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To: pissant

If you have to ask the question you haven’t been paying attention.

Just keep in mind:

Hypothetical question and Republican: question always the bad answer

Hypothetical question and Democrat: question always the good answer


6 posted on 07/29/2008 9:31:46 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: pissant

I was in the Military and I wouldn’t know a Chet Edwards from a John Edwards....if it wasn’t for that fabulous silky hair....


7 posted on 07/29/2008 9:32:28 AM PDT by libs_kma (NOBAMA. Keep the change)
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To: pissant

ALL LIBERALS hate the military. Heck, they don’t even like to count their ballots—just ask Al Gore.


8 posted on 07/29/2008 9:33:30 AM PDT by stockstrader (CHANGE--a euphemism for further dividing our country along racial, social and economic lines)
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To: pissant

He hates the US military and it’s servicemen...

EXCEPT when they’re black and from other countries.


9 posted on 07/29/2008 9:33:57 AM PDT by max americana
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To: pissant

Chet Edwards, regrettably my Congress critter, is a dimpled phony who gets elected because he graduated from Texas A&M (the Aggies are a cult) and because he lies about being a “conservative” every two years.
He voted with Nancy Pelosi every chance he got the past two year, including her date-to-surrencer bills.
Of course, it would be great not to have him as my representative, so that would be the upside to this story.


10 posted on 07/29/2008 9:35:38 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: kittymyrib

He voted with Nancy Pelosi every chance he got the past two years, including voting for her date-to-surrender bills.

(It helps to put your glasses on before you type.)


11 posted on 07/29/2008 9:37:38 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: pissant

“Does Obama hate the military?”

Sure he does...why else would he want this national security force (brownshirts) that is as big, as well funded and as powerful as the military?


12 posted on 07/29/2008 9:40:58 AM PDT by Be_Politically_Erect (If I didn't think he'd get emotionally attached to it, I'd tell O-bigears to kiss my A** !)
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To: pissant

All you have to do to answer the question is look at his actions in Berlin. Did he visit the military hospital in Karlsruhe, or go to his rock concert and speech?


13 posted on 07/29/2008 9:41:49 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: pissant

Since you asked....

This comment from a US Marine, does not go along with what we saw on
> national liberal TV. S.

“Hello everyone,
> As you know I am not a very political person. I just wanted to pass along
> that Senator Obama came to Bagram Afghanistan for about an hour on his
> visit to ‘The War Zone’. I wanted to share with you what happened.
> He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof vehicle, got to the
> area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is the commander here at
> Bagram.
>
> As the Soldiers where lined up to shake his hand he blew them off
> and didn’t say a word as he went into the conference room to meet the
> General. As he finished, the vehicles took him to the ClamShell (pretty
> much a big top tent that military personnel can play basketball or work out
> in with weights) so he could take his publicity pictures
> playing basketball. He again shunned the opportunity to talk to Soldiers to
> thank them for their service.
>
> So really he was just here to make a showing for the American’s back home
> that he is their candidate for President. I think that if you are going
> to make
> an effort to come all the way over here you would thank those that are
> providing the freedom that they are providing for you.
>
> We got more thanks from the NBA Basketball Players or the Dallas Cowboy
> Cheer leaders than from one of the Senators, who wants to be the President
> of the United States . I just don’t understand how anyone would
> want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that he was scared to
> be around those that provide the freedom for him and our great country.
>
> If this is blunt and to the point I am sorry but I wanted you all to know
> what kind of caliber of person he really is. What you see in the news is all
> fake.”
>
> In service,
> CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
> Battle Captain
> TF Wasatch
> American Soldier*
>


14 posted on 07/29/2008 9:43:55 AM PDT by jackv
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To: pissant

Glad I’m no longer in the military. I’d have not EVER saluted Clinton, whilst I’d have no choice but to give Obama the one-fingered salute. I have absolutely no respect for most of our congress critters, seeing that few - if any - could come even close to having either the academic or the intellectual qualifications for doing what I had the privilege of doing during my career.


15 posted on 07/29/2008 9:44:57 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: STONEWALLS

Muslims hate the “White Man’s” Army in their 7th century mentality.

I doubt if Obumb0 could have made it through basic training anyway.

Obumbo enjoys doing the lying, while our troops are doing dying.

Just Words,
NSNR


16 posted on 07/29/2008 9:45:24 AM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: stockstrader
"Heck, they don’t even like to count their ballots—just ask Al Gore"

Or fast Eddie Rendell. Who made sure he got every indicted, but not yet convicted criminal to vote for Kerry, but wasn't going to extend the deadline for Pennsylvania soldiers to mail in their ballots from Iraq and Afghanistan after Pennsylvania sent new ballots and invalidated the previous ones.

17 posted on 07/29/2008 9:45:31 AM PDT by libs_kma (NOBAMA. Keep the change)
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To: pissant

Hate may be too strong of a word, but he is, without a doubt not comfortable being around those in uniform. He knows the men and women in uniform can see through his BS.


18 posted on 07/29/2008 9:48:54 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: pissant

This is a rhetorical question.


19 posted on 07/29/2008 9:50:09 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (BHO-The Manchurian Muslim Candidate)
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To: pissant

Anyone else have a very hard time visualizing Obama stepping of the Presidential Helicopter turning and giving the Marine a smart and snappy salute? I just can’t see it.


20 posted on 07/29/2008 9:51:32 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: pissant

He’s a Democrat, a Communist and a Muslim, so he hates the US military, but not the Iranian or Russian or French military, or the military of any of America’s other enemies.


21 posted on 07/29/2008 9:53:20 AM PDT by FFranco
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To: pissant
That smear is gonna sting. If that label sticks,

It's not a smear or an attack if you state the facts.

22 posted on 07/29/2008 9:54:08 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: pissant

Does Obama really hate the military or does he just hate the fact that the military turns young men and women without direction into strong minded people who can see through his b.s.?


23 posted on 07/29/2008 9:54:25 AM PDT by LottieDah (Democrats and liberals never fail to disappoint.)
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To: kittymyrib
Chet Edwards, regrettably my Congress critter, is a dimpled phony who gets elected because he graduated from Texas A&M (the Aggies are a cult)

Sounds like Chet epitomizes the old axiom: "You can always tell an Aggie. Just can't tell them very much."

24 posted on 07/29/2008 10:00:26 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat; but they know what's best for us)
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To: pissant

Of course he hates the military.
Liberals always hate our soldiers.
All of that crap the liberals spouted about supporting our troops but not supporting the mission has been just that...crap.

The fact of the matter is that DEMOCRATS WOULD RATHER SEE A DECAPITATED AMERICAN SOLDIER THAN AN UNCOMFORTABLE ISLAMIC MURDERER AT GITMO!


25 posted on 07/29/2008 10:01:36 AM PDT by Artemis Webb ( OBAMA/HUCKABEE '08)
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To: pissant

Not quite true. Marxist LOVE the military ... when it is being used to oppress the rights of those they want to rule over.


26 posted on 07/29/2008 10:03:33 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (G-d is not a Republican. But Satan is definitely a Democrat.)
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To: pissant

You said it nicely.

Yes, the left starting with Clinton wants to reduce our capability to protect
ourselves.

I wonder why? Actually I know why. I just hope all the kiddies out there come off their toys long enough to actually look, listen and learn about the Marxist who want a world government controlled by the UN, where there will be no currency but ID cards that we have to have to buy anything and will be tracked by the IRS. This will probably include E-Bay, Pay-Pal, etc.

My prediction, we will be nothing but numbers by 2010.


27 posted on 07/29/2008 10:04:16 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U
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To: libs_kma
I was in the Military and I wouldn’t know a Chet Edwards from a John Edwards....

+ 1

28 posted on 07/29/2008 10:05:31 AM PDT by surely_you_jest ( Obamarrhoids are a pain in the ass . . . .)
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To: pissant

I doubt that Obama “hates” the military.

He doesn’t understand the military culture at all, is clueless about military organization and chain of command issues, and has spent his life in the company of liberal marxist/socialists who are contemptuous of any idiots who choose to serve flawed national ideals in the “American” military (just not those of Russia Cuba China Iran Syria et al)

As CINC I predict the first things he will do is open the barracks to flamboyant gays, order everyone in uniform to participate in celebrating diversity, and ban Fox News from the Armed Forces network. Then he will try to figure out how to shut down our nuclear stockpile.


29 posted on 07/29/2008 10:17:45 AM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: pissant
Chet Edwards, the chairman of the Veterans Affairs committee, is very popular among the military. He could bridge the patriotism gap for an Obama campaign.

Never heard of him. Besides, military folks are smarter than that.

30 posted on 07/29/2008 11:15:30 AM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Democrats spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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Does Obama hate the military?

Well, yes, naturally, until it's used under his control to confiscate your guns, monitor activities and arrest your preachers. Then, he'll fund them like crazy.

.

31 posted on 07/29/2008 11:32:17 AM PDT by polymuser (Taxpayers voting for Obama are like chickens voting for Colonel Sanders.)
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To: Edit35
Again, a mistake is made ~ Obama doesn't make such decisions. He makes no decisions at all. He has handlers. It's just like when his mother handled him, then his grandmother handled him, and finally the Reverend Wright passed him off to one of the TCC's "queen bees" to handle.

The guy is dumb as a board. So far he's not expressed one seemingly intelligent word outside of his canned speeches and they're all written by others.

It simply didn't occur to his handlers that it might be advisable for their candidate to visit the wounded at the hospital all by himself, and there's probably a good reason for why they think that way.

(Can you say "uh, duh, uuhh, duiidhuu"? ~ Obama can!)

32 posted on 07/29/2008 11:49:51 AM PDT by muawiyah (We need a "Gastank For America" to win back Congress)
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