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News Conference By President Obama [says "Austrian" is a language]
Talking Points Memo ^ | April 4, 2009 | Talking Points Memo

Posted on 04/06/2009 12:58:42 PM PDT by 4Liberty

“There’s a lot of -- I don’t know what the term is in Austrian -- wheeling and dealing, and people are pursuing their interests, and everybody has their own particular issues and their own particular politics,”

he said in response to an Austrian reporter’s question.


TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: austrian; bho44; bhovisit; gaffe; incompetence; obama
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To find passage, search "Austrian." Sorry - no 'Austrian' language Mr. Pres__ent: Austrians speak German. If President G.W. Bush had said this... nonstop unrelenting ridicule about how 'STUPID' he is.
1 posted on 04/06/2009 12:58:43 PM PDT by 4Liberty
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To: 4Liberty

Anybody in the Administration have a copy of “U.S. Presidency for Dummies” handy?

This dipshit’s gonna accidentally start WW3....


3 posted on 04/06/2009 1:01:15 PM PDT by prismsinc (A.K.A. "The Terminator"!)
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To: edcoil

That n word is not allowed here either you better have them take it down


4 posted on 04/06/2009 1:02:54 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: 4Liberty

I think the TOTUS is toying with him!


5 posted on 04/06/2009 1:03:09 PM PDT by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: 4Liberty

The gaffe magnet continues to shine.


6 posted on 04/06/2009 1:03:54 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: 4Liberty

Colombia, Harvard, you just have to love affirmative action.


7 posted on 04/06/2009 1:04:14 PM PDT by mortal19440
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To: 4Liberty

This from the smartest man in the world. Folks I have feeling at some point the MSM is going to find this ground is too fertile not to cultivate! This guy is totally inept without the teleprompter!


8 posted on 04/06/2009 1:05:15 PM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: 4Liberty

Austrian?? Well Gidday Mate, let’s put another shrimp on the barbie???


9 posted on 04/06/2009 1:05:27 PM PDT by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: al baby

You got a dictionary?


10 posted on 04/06/2009 1:06:09 PM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: rednesss
Obama????


11 posted on 04/06/2009 1:06:57 PM PDT by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: 4Liberty

obama is dumber that a sack full of rocks. One of these days he is going to say something and the whole world will be at war.


12 posted on 04/06/2009 1:07:04 PM PDT by An Old Man (Use it up, Wear it out, Make it do, or Do without.)
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To: ontap

Yes Bone head I have posted that word here and it promptly got yanked


13 posted on 04/06/2009 1:07:42 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: 4Liberty

Obama is a joke.


14 posted on 04/06/2009 1:07:57 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY BITCH! - President Obama)
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To: 4Liberty

I guess the TOTUS didn’t know that there is no Austrian language. Had George Bush said this, Leno and Letterman would spout “stupid George” jokes for the next three months.


15 posted on 04/06/2009 1:08:38 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: edcoil

Ed, you can’t say that here. This is Mr. Robinson’s private salon and you just walked in with muddy boots.


16 posted on 04/06/2009 1:08:41 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: ontap

I do, and I think you might want to get one and check it.


17 posted on 04/06/2009 1:09:00 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: rednesss
This is the second time I've heard Austria compared to Australia lingo ‘shrimp on the barbie’ “funny stuff”.

Austria speaks German.
Australia officially English with the exception of the Native tribes and those who sailed from other Island Nations.

Oh, nevermind...

18 posted on 04/06/2009 1:10:19 PM PDT by poobear (a 2-iron is best for killing Cottonmouths, Copperheads, and Water Moccasins...)
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To: 4Liberty

The very next person that tells me this clown is brilliant, I’m going to choke out with my bear hands.. while I growl, foam at the mouth and make all kinds of spooky scary noises. You know, kinda what you see at a lib protest group- orgasmic function.


19 posted on 04/06/2009 1:10:24 PM PDT by Gator113 (For America to Survive, Obama Must Fail..... Obama=Failure in Chief with the Audacity of Dope.....)
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To: ontap
Apparently several people here (including yourself) do not have a dictionary...

Niggardly is a word meaning, essentially, stingy.

The original post (now removed #2) used a word that does not mean anything.

Words mean things - Rush Limbaugh's been saying this for years, and now the Obamassiah agrees. But you must use the right word to start with!

20 posted on 04/06/2009 1:11:02 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the sting of truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: prismsinc

accidentally?

like he’s “accidentally” destroying the economy of the USA?


21 posted on 04/06/2009 1:11:17 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: CJ Wolf

So he misspelled it. You do know what he means don’t you?


22 posted on 04/06/2009 1:12:16 PM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: edcoil

Neither are politically correct, and one is completely misspelled...real sharp.


23 posted on 04/06/2009 1:12:25 PM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: ontap

an a or an e seems to make a difarnce.


24 posted on 04/06/2009 1:13:10 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: poobear

25 posted on 04/06/2009 1:13:40 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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To: 4Liberty

How feakin sad. Never been to Austria nor Germany and never went to college but I knew that the Austrians spoke German.
Our Resident is an idiot......
Save America. Make Obama a one termer if there is still an America left 3 years from now....


26 posted on 04/06/2009 1:14:24 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Coming to You From the Front Lines of Occupied America)
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To: poobear

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/au.html#People

Germany -
Languages:
German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3%. (2001 census)


27 posted on 04/06/2009 1:14:36 PM PDT by 4Liberty (End of civilization. 'Who cares about a little pork?' - Senator Schumer.)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
The original post (now removed #2) used a word that does not mean anything.

It may not be in the dictionary but it is a commonly used slang term meaning that something or someone is screwed up or messed up.

28 posted on 04/06/2009 1:15:13 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY BITCH! - President Obama)
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To: CJ Wolf

Obviously!


29 posted on 04/06/2009 1:15:22 PM PDT by ontap (Just another backstabbing conservative)
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To: Cuttnhorse

My apologies on the misspelling. I missed the “d”.


30 posted on 04/06/2009 1:16:42 PM PDT by edcoil (Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner Liberty is a well-armed lamb)
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To: 4Liberty

Hmm I’m surprised he doesn’t call Afghans Afghanese.


31 posted on 04/06/2009 1:17:27 PM PDT by exist
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To: 4Liberty

He may also thing Austria is one of the 57 states...


32 posted on 04/06/2009 1:17:47 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

That was a very funny controversy, and not just because of the ignorance of the students who were protesting.

The prof involved is VERY liberal. I know him personally.

Out of respect for the commands to respect your elders, I haven’t given him [much] guff about the ordeal.

Leviticus 19:32 ‘Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the LORD.’


33 posted on 04/06/2009 1:19:06 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, Bowman later)
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that's gaive maybe we should see if we got any pics of Obama with the effiel tower!
34 posted on 04/06/2009 1:19:34 PM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: 4Liberty

And Africa is a country.


35 posted on 04/06/2009 1:22:40 PM PDT by newcats (Natural Born Skeptic)
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To: rednesss
Austrian?? Well Gidday Mate, let’s put another shrimp on the barbie???

My sediments exactly! Anyone with half a brain knows Austrians speak Australian! And Latinos speak Latin--yeah that's the ticket!

36 posted on 04/06/2009 1:23:47 PM PDT by Auntie Dem (Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Terrorist lovers gotta go!)
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To: CJ Wolf

You won’t see Obama doing that. He is either pretty much gay or bi-sexual. He’d be the guy in the middle in that scenerio with two guys on each end.


37 posted on 04/06/2009 1:27:01 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY BITCH! - President Obama)
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To: 4Liberty

Ich bin ein goober.


38 posted on 04/06/2009 1:32:12 PM PDT by Corin Stormhands ("Failed Obama Administration" (TM))
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To: poobear; Auntie Dem

Lloyd: That's a lovely accent you have. New Jersey?
Lady at bus stop: Austria.
Lloyd: Austria! Well, then. G'day mate! Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!
Lady at bus stop: Let's not.

From "Dumb and Dumber" (1994)

Just to clarify why I said that.

39 posted on 04/06/2009 1:35:07 PM PDT by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: edcoil

LOL!! Understood...it is an unfortunate word to botch.


40 posted on 04/06/2009 1:35:23 PM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: Auntie Dem
"My sediments exactly!"

Sediments??

Let me offer you my sentiments. :)

41 posted on 04/06/2009 1:37:02 PM PDT by rednesss (fascism is the union,marriage,merger or fusion of corporate economic power with governmental power)
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To: 4Liberty
Well....

I think that I'd have said something along the same lines.

But then again, it ain't my job to know that sort of thing. If I was a diplomat, I'd parse my phrases a bit better.

However, the point is a good one. Press would be all over W for a "mistake" such as this.

42 posted on 04/06/2009 1:39:29 PM PDT by wbill
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To: isthisnickcool
Obama is a joke.

One might say "an off-colored joke".

43 posted on 04/06/2009 1:45:36 PM PDT by dearolddad
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To: MrEdd

Wonder if he gave a gift to their Head of State also? If so, it was probably a dozen Austrian crystals.


44 posted on 04/06/2009 1:49:28 PM PDT by IceAge
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To: MrB

rotflmao!


45 posted on 04/06/2009 1:50:42 PM PDT by prismsinc (A.K.A. "The Terminator"!)
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To: newcats
And Africa is a country.

I assume you're referring to the Palin rumor. You may not realize that no actual person has been willing to go on the record about that. The "Martin Eisenstadt" who was named as a source for this rumor is the figment of a hoaxer's imagination.

I have seen no hard evidence whatsoever that Obama is more intelligent than Gov. Palin. Perhaps if he released his college records to squash the rumor that he is an affirmative action case whose only talents are reading from a Teleprompter and mau-mauing white liberals. . .

46 posted on 04/06/2009 1:56:21 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: 4Liberty

He should take a quick course in Latin in case he visits Latin America.


47 posted on 04/06/2009 2:03:08 PM PDT by Natural Law
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To: mortal19440; 4Liberty

Now the TOTUS gave the Queen an Ipod with sound tracks from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. A really big one, the Sound of Music should have been included. Now has Obama never seen the movie? Where does it take place and what language do they refer to? My 4 year old granddaughter knows where TSOM takes place and knows what language Austrians speak. Rent the DVD whenever you get back Mr. O you will learn a lot!


48 posted on 04/06/2009 2:25:47 PM PDT by janee (janee)
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To: 4Liberty

I can’t wait to see this on the 6:00 news tonight!
It will be on all the networks! This is gonna be great!!!

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/sarc


49 posted on 04/06/2009 2:33:51 PM PDT by CapnJack
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To: newcats

Always trolling aren’t you? Want to explain your post?


50 posted on 04/06/2009 2:47:16 PM PDT by ansel12 (Romney (guns)"instruments of destruction with the sole purpose of hunting down and killing people")
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