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VIDEO: Obama Rained Out Of Memorial Day Ceremony In IL
RealClearPolitics ^ | May 31, 2010 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 05/31/2010 11:50:13 AM PDT by i88schwartz

FOX News reports President Barack Obama canceled a Memorial Day event in Illinois due to rain.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: barackobama; ceremony; day; illinois; memorial; memorialday; obama; rain; rained; video
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1 posted on 05/31/2010 11:50:13 AM PDT by i88schwartz
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To: i88schwartz

...and the FAIL continues ...


2 posted on 05/31/2010 11:52:37 AM PDT by Lurking in Kansas (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down their level, then beat you with experience.)
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To: i88schwartz

Zer0 should have been on the Mall last night and at Arlington Today. On the other hand, karma has a way of making things work out.


3 posted on 05/31/2010 11:53:36 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: i88schwartz

It’s kind of funny, but he probably was happy about it as I’m sure he didn’t want to be messing up his 4 year vacation with trivial commemorations in the first place.


4 posted on 05/31/2010 11:54:24 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Paladin2

Hmmph! Where would we be if our troops didn’t fight in the rain and snow.

Was the whole thing canceled or just our water sensitive pres.


5 posted on 05/31/2010 11:54:26 AM PDT by cajungirl
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To: Lurking in Kansas
Huh.

My Dad fought in the wet season in Korea. Don't remember him wimping out over the rain.

Figures.

6 posted on 05/31/2010 11:54:45 AM PDT by TheWriterTX (-)
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To: i88schwartz

Proving that God does indeed have a sense of humor.


7 posted on 05/31/2010 11:55:39 AM PDT by jazminerose
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To: i88schwartz

The less I see of Obama pretending to care about our troops, the better. To him I say: Stay home, wannabe.

As for our troops, particularly our wounded and departed, I say, thanks again. We remember you.


8 posted on 05/31/2010 11:55:44 AM PDT by Persevero (If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?)
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To: i88schwartz

Somehow, that seems appropriate.

For myself, I have come to think many things about Obamao, his skipping out on the Arlington Ceremony is the first time I’ve been honestly disappointed in the man, I used to have some modicum of respect for him, now, he is the dude who skipped out on beloved Grandmother’s funeral because “it’s a drag”


9 posted on 05/31/2010 11:56:19 AM PDT by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: TheWriterTX

BHO claimed he was worried about “the children” being hit by lightning.

If anyone was going to be struck by lightning . . .


10 posted on 05/31/2010 11:56:24 AM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose
BHO claimed he was worried about “the children” being hit by lightning.

Or TOTUS
11 posted on 05/31/2010 12:00:00 PM PDT by Delphster
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The a-hole in chief should have been issued an umbrella with a long copper spike attached to the top......


12 posted on 05/31/2010 12:00:33 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: i88schwartz

I think the veterans in heaven got together and said “not today moron, we’re not in the mood.”


13 posted on 05/31/2010 12:00:42 PM PDT by Enterprise (Katrina was rough. The BP blowout is Katrina on steroids. Deal with it libs.)
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To: i88schwartz

I got the impression in Summer, 2008 that the Big-O could part the clouds and bring back the sun.

Guess I was wrong.


14 posted on 05/31/2010 12:00:55 PM PDT by RangerM (A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel - Robert Frost.)
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To: padre35
"...his skipping out on the Arlington Ceremony is the first time I’ve been honestly disappointed in the man..."

You should read FR more. Seriously? That's the only beef you have with this Marxist?

15 posted on 05/31/2010 12:01:30 PM PDT by manic4organic (Obama shot hoops, America lost troops.)
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To: Persevero

I agree.

NOT a combat vet, I still remember those I had to collect as a medic...

But those who never served are in charge, and I can’t see things getting better any time soon.

So it goes.


16 posted on 05/31/2010 12:02:00 PM PDT by benewton (Life sucks, then you die)
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To: i88schwartz

Can we arrange a similar storm when he comes to Pittsburgh on Wednesday?

Alas, I think the b-s event he is starring in is indoors. Still, lightning can strike indoors too....


17 posted on 05/31/2010 12:02:38 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: i88schwartz

EPIC FAIL thy name is 0bama.


18 posted on 05/31/2010 12:03:55 PM PDT by Lou Budvis
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To: padre35
For myself, I have come to think many things about Obamao, his skipping out on the Arlington Ceremony is the first time I’ve been honestly disappointed in the man,

What size rock have you been hiding under?

19 posted on 05/31/2010 12:04:52 PM PDT by RVN Airplane Driver ("To be born into freedom is an accident; to die in freedom is an obligation..)
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To: i88schwartz

Bless his little pea picking heart. . . . . . . (NOT)


20 posted on 05/31/2010 12:06:32 PM PDT by DeaconRed (Memorial Day. Thank you to our fallen Veterans for this great Country. We owe them to save IT.)
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To: cajungirl

Is he afraid his colors will run?
Doesn’t want to show the yellow streak down his back? Or is it the “pinko” color of his inner core?
We all know he doesn’t show respect to the Red, White and Blue of our country.


21 posted on 05/31/2010 12:08:56 PM PDT by IceAge
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To: Delphster

Oh, yeah, it’s always about “the children” with these leftist pinkos.


22 posted on 05/31/2010 12:10:53 PM PDT by IceAge
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To: i88schwartz

My father one time told myself and my brother that it didn’t rain in the Army when we came in from working outside because of a little rain shower. We really didn’t want to be out there anyway.

When my brother was drafted he went through boot camp and then to Korea. He wrote back that my Dad was right. It didn’t rain, snow, sleet or hail in the army.

Maybe someone should have told The One.


23 posted on 05/31/2010 12:12:55 PM PDT by georgiabelle
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To: i88schwartz

Could have been worse, he could have been stuck in the Gulf.

Pray for Our Vets


24 posted on 05/31/2010 12:13:19 PM PDT by bray (No You Don't!)
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To: i88schwartz

He claims that electing him would lower the sea levels. He should be able to make the rain stop. Ha ha


25 posted on 05/31/2010 12:13:50 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: jazminerose
Proving that God does indeed have a sense of humor.

Absolutely!

26 posted on 05/31/2010 12:13:54 PM PDT by Wonderama Mama (Socialism is great until you run out of someone elses money - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: IceAge

Thru rain,sleet and snow the mail must go but not odumbo FUBO


27 posted on 05/31/2010 12:14:26 PM PDT by italianquaker (obama all hat no cattle)
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To: i88schwartz
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28 posted on 05/31/2010 12:14:56 PM PDT by GitmoSailor (AZ Cold War Veteran)
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To: Enterprise

That is the quote of the day! Best news of the day that he couldn’t speak and dishonor our veterans with his meaningless words that he spouts.


29 posted on 05/31/2010 12:17:02 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: PhiKapMom

Thank you.


30 posted on 05/31/2010 12:19:16 PM PDT by Enterprise (Katrina was rough. The BP blowout is Katrina on steroids. Deal with it libs.)
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To: GitmoSailor

On February 27th, 2009, I stood out in the snow while organizing the tea party in Omaha.

On April 15th, 2010, I stood out in the pouring rain while at the tea party in Lincoln.

Obama, afraid the teleprompter might short out and leave him speechless, cancels his Memorial Day celebration.

If I were the one that needed to honor our fallen, I’d have been out there, damn the weather.

Obama is a disgrace.


31 posted on 05/31/2010 12:19:41 PM PDT by Lightfinger (Twitter: @ltfngr)
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To: i88schwartz

HA HA HA...rained out!!!


32 posted on 05/31/2010 12:21:02 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: Lightfinger

As Dugh Moe would say...No Hoper


33 posted on 05/31/2010 12:22:42 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: jazminerose

Are you serious or are you joking? Did these socialist fools really come up with this lamest excuse in history?


34 posted on 05/31/2010 12:24:12 PM PDT by jveritas (God bless our brave troops)
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To: i88schwartz

EPIC BABY FAIL!!!!!!!!!

LLS


35 posted on 05/31/2010 12:25:07 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Lightfinger

You golf in lightning storms.


36 posted on 05/31/2010 12:28:26 PM PDT by cydcharisse (`)
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To: i88schwartz

From the video, you will see that there are brief moments where he looks straight ahead when he is talking. This is something he never does when reading from a teleprompter. I am willing to bet that at some point he lost power and his teleprompters when blank, and it was only at that moment that he decided to delay his address. As you notice, there was no Secret Service agent stepping forward to protect the President. Instead, Obama called it off on his own.


37 posted on 05/31/2010 12:36:42 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: jazminerose
BHO claimed he was worried about “the children” being hit by lightning

Leave 'em at home, stupid! Isn't that why you dragged mother-in-law to the White House at taxpayers expense? To baby sit?

38 posted on 05/31/2010 12:38:23 PM PDT by shiva
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To: i88schwartz

Bush’s fault.


39 posted on 05/31/2010 12:42:47 PM PDT by Uncle Hal
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To: i88schwartz

“Just plug the damn hole in the clouds!”


40 posted on 05/31/2010 12:44:49 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: jveritas

Yup. He said it. A little rain never hurt anybody but we we gotta worry about “the children”. They could get hit by lightning.

Maybe he was worried MO would melt.


41 posted on 05/31/2010 12:50:38 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose

He’s worried lightning could hurt the children, he who launched the economic and medical care equivalent of a nuclear attack on the those same children, their children, and their grandchildren.


42 posted on 05/31/2010 12:53:28 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: aruanan

It’s always about “the children” with libtards. They are completely shame proof.

Remember when Granny Pelosi surrounded herself with little kids?

They use “the children” they way Hamas uses “the Palestinians”.


43 posted on 05/31/2010 12:57:26 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: jveritas

Here it is:

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/maybe-he-should-have-gone-to-arlington-storm-washes-out-obamas-memorial-day-speech-95265114.html


44 posted on 05/31/2010 1:05:43 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: i88schwartz
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Comment #6: I hope it rains where ever he goes for vacation.

Sometimes I even scare myself.

45 posted on 05/31/2010 1:07:29 PM PDT by LoveUSA (What are we waiting for?)
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To: Persevero

The only thing, I believe he “wannabe,” is respected. That will NEVER happen with me and I believe a lot of you out there.


46 posted on 05/31/2010 1:08:36 PM PDT by Tucson Jim
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To: manic4organic

Spare me, Obamao has been the leftist neo Commie I knew he was, however I did not consider him irresponsible, if anything events that Glorify the State would be right up his alley.

Instead, he punked out, went to IL, and now was rejected even by the weather.


47 posted on 05/31/2010 1:09:19 PM PDT by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: i88schwartz

Some gave all ... and some stayed inside because it was raining. (POSPOTUS)


48 posted on 05/31/2010 1:09:37 PM PDT by black_diamond
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To: i88schwartz

did not show at Arlington, let a little rain drive him away in Illinois, but made time to record a statement that was played at 3PM on the scoreboards of all Major League Baseball parks, in order to get free TV face time.

Somehow the phrase “piece of human excrement” just does not quite capture it.


49 posted on 05/31/2010 1:17:29 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: padre35

Man... stay away from the “hillbilly heroin”. The first time you say????


50 posted on 05/31/2010 1:18:19 PM PDT by hal ogen ($10 (I think) amounts through the internet from all over the world.)
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