Skip to comments.Obama commemorates 9/11 with appeal for tolerance
Posted on 09/11/2010 11:19:29 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama appealed to an unsettled nation Saturday to honor the memory of the Sept. 11 attacks by hewing to the values of diversity and tolerance. "We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust," the president declared.
Speaking at the Pentagon, where nine years ago a hijacked plane smashed into the west side of the building and killed 184 people, Obama conjured a solemn remembrance of that horrible day but also spoke strongly in defense of religious freedom.
"As Americans we are not and never will be at war with Islam," the president said. "It was not a religion that attacked us that September day it was al-Qaida, a sorry band of men which perverts religion."
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“I am tired of tolerance.”
And I am equally tired of “diversity”, which is a leftist code word for destroying America by massive third-world immigration, including ragheads and other ner-do-wells.
Its not as controlled an environment as he would like. What if he was booed? How would that reflect on his carefully maintained facade?
IMHO What we need in our White House is someone with the equipment that enables them to tell these butchers that there will be no mosqe there and if they dare to make trouble we’ll take out 10 for every one of ours.
Was Chuckie Schumer around today?...haven’t seen him grabbing the spot light lately...
F U B O !!!!!
AND F ISLAM !!!!
Want to see your blood boil...just watched the burning of our beloved American flag burned at the UK Amican Embassy but Youtube has pulled the burning of the Koran!
This is whats coming your way American. One Bad Ass Mistake America....WAKE THE HELL UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Didn’t Obama blame Bush for the attacks at an earlier speech?
I am already at that point. I should go watch some football and calm down.
right, they are not “immigrating” they are invading and our politicians, elites, etc are aiding and abetting it.
To Hell with Obama. He’s pushing me in the opposite direction of tolerance, with his constant whining and metrosexual attitude.
I am feeling very intolerant today. Don’t push me.
I watched 0’s speech on CNN. If you listen closely, you can hear crickets. Clearly.
I didn’t know Propaganda had a Cabinet position. He truly is beside himself supporting his agenda.
“As Americans we are not and never will be at war with Islam,” the president said. “It was not a religion that attacked us that September day it was al-Qaida, a sorry band of men which perverts religion.”
The White House said Obama began the day by privately observing a moment of silence at 8:46, the time when the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center.
How about hewing to American Values and the celebration of American Exceptionalism?
Nope, sorry Obama, I doubt I’ll ever be able to tolerate you.
He needs to get back on his camel and have it swim back to wherever he came from. FUBO
Since when was it a day of service? I thot it was a day of REMEMBERANCE....
Obama has more love for Islam than he does for his fellow Americans.
By saying it this way, he equates the death of the Muslim terrorists with the victims they killed.
He did not say, "We honor the innocents who were so viciously murdered."
'all that were killed', implies the terrorists as well.
Ever hear of a ‘diversity’ job fair? Essentially this means no Whites allowed.
It is the equivalent of a Black KKK meeting.
You have four dems out in Iowa campaigning for President. Three of them know what to do when the national anthem is played. None of them are loved here—Gov. Richardson, now Sec. Clinton and Mrs. Ruth Harkin, wife of Sen. Tom Harken and one who did a lot of good prosecuting rapists (if she does that, I don't care who she votes for). As much as I disagree with them, I think that they are in their hearts Americans.
Out current President doesn't even know what to do with his hands, let alone his eyes. He's just standing there lost in space, probably thinking about how much arugula he could grow on that great Iowa farmland.
He just simply does not get it.
You may not like Joe Biden, but he has a son who served in the JAG corp in Afghanistan, and I think that Joe has real feeling for what happened at that place nine years ago, despite his political opinions. The White House handlers were smart in sending him instead of the Pres. The handlers probably understand just exactly what they are handling.
1. Feet on the desk of the President indicates extreme disrespect for the office. Since(theoretically) it is not 'his' desk, he should have more respect. It shows extreme arrogance, childishness, and a lack of seriousness about what he is doing. As many people have said, it shows he has no clue about what his station is or what he is supposed to represent. He is a child in a man's job.
2. In the Muslim culture, showing the bottom of your feet to someone is an extreme insult. In fact, over there, doing this could get you killed. So, basically, in his culture(Indonesia), he is literally flipping-off everyone in the room.
The Liberals should be so proud of their choice for "best-of-the-best'. I wouldn't hire this guy to work in my warehouse. Hey, but that's just me.
Exactly and it is especially insidious for him to use his liberal tools on such a solemn occasion.
I agree with many of your comments, but I’d to add that the President doesn’t seem to have a clue as to who he really is. Until he figures himself out, and I don’t consider his writings to have done the trick, he will always seem to be out there somewhere.
And his wife is certainly not helping matters any. She has no clue as to how she looks to ordinary people, and I don’t think that she has a clue as to who her husband really is.
Islam is a dangerous and evil religion that has spread only sorrow in the world, it is contrary to what is healthy for civilization
The teachers of Islam fail to condemn the violence that its fellow radical islam perpetrates.
The trail of blood that follows Islam leads from the site at ground zero, past the innocent millions slaughtered in North Africa in the last decade right back to its evil center in Mecca,
For these reasons, and until its teachers denounce the unjustified violence, Islam deserves no respect, only marginal tolerance for its misguided followers who do what is right in spite of their religion.
We must tolerate terrorism!
Tolerance is necessary to avoid friction, excess tolerance will result in catastrophic failure
But when it happened, it, as they say, 'went to his head'. So he starts thinking, yea, I can do this. This is easy.
Remember, when they asked him what are we going to do for the midterm? We may lose in a landslide. His response was, “No we wont, now you have me!” He was out of his head with megalomania.
Now that the walls are crashing down on all sides, his “head is bloodied however his is bowed(Invictus)”.
And we see from his anorexic appearance, getting promoted beyond your experience and qualifications can cause enough stress and anxiety that they outweigh the perks of office.
Remember Obama’s speech in 2002 at the Dem convention? How the h-e-double hockey sticks did some obscure state senator get the big speech job? Over on a dem site, someone who was a delegate said that Obama had a very well organized and very, very expensive “hospitality suite” ready at the convention hotel after his speech. Very, very, very professionally done, and very, very, very early. Of course, that post went nowhere.
Then there's the lack of any paper from his 7 years in the Illinois senate. He threw it all away. Why would anyone so ambitious have thrown away his legacy?
Also, there's the total wipe of anything the guy has written other than his books. No grades, either. HIs wife's senior paper has surfaced again. It's a tough slog.
Somebody wanted Obama in the White House, but I don't know if it was Kennedy or not.
The rumor is that this so infuriated Kennedy that he did the old, ‘I'll show you’ routine. That is when the Soros, Kennedy, ACORN, ‘Get Hillary’ campaign really kicked in. So as the story goes, it was never a pro-Obama issue. It was a stop Hillary issue.
Kennedy took it a a racial slur whereas Clinton meant it as a rank issue. Of course it was not yet public that Kennedy had brain cancer so, who knows? Maybe it is just a story.
It sounds like Teddy just couldn’t tolerate imposters taking over Camelot.
The Clintons and Carters were just imposters to Teddy.
He really never did get over his brothers’ deaths, and who can really blame him. It was an awful lot for a family to take.
Unfortunately, Teddy was powerful enough to take out his personal demons on the public.
Or, he may have known he was going to die and wanted to go out with some last Opus.
But, yea, word is there was bad blood between Bill and Ted and that one of the factors that put us in this ‘literally’ crazy situation.
By now, even Soros must be thinking he screwed up. I'm sure the last thing Soros had in mind was to crush the Democrat party by installing an imbecile. Kennedy, if he were here, would be working on some political scheme to get rid of Obama. Yep, they screwed up and it is getting worse for them every day.
If the story is true, Clinton was right.
...”al-Qaida, a sorry band of men which perverts religion.”
Wow, so much for his so-called “tolerance...”
Dude, those words are “confrontational.”
Wouldn’t you say if this were George Shrub, those words would be quoted and re-quoted on the MSM just like his “Axis of Evil” comment was????
Don’t you just wish that that chair would just tip over backwards, dumping him into the floor?
From my point of view, what he is doing there is equivalent to spitting on an American flag.
It is like the ground zero mosque. He is gloating, "I won." It is not supposed to be about being victorious. It is supposed to be about serving America. Oh course, he does not see it that way.
The "Tribute in Lights" illuminates the sky over lower Manhattan (L) and Jersey City, New Jersey (R) on the ninth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center as seen across the Hudson River from Hoboken, New Jersey, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
November 4th, 2008, America "acted stupidly"...
The "great divider" will be reviled in his own time.
The War against Islam started a long time ago Obama.
America can ignore a President wannabe that won’t fight for his country.
And we can vote out you mob of supporters as well.
Zero tolerance for those who seek to conquer our nation.
I’m sick of tolerance.
“It was not a religion that attacked us that September day it was al-Qaida, a sorry band of men which perverts religion.”
What a sorry POS for a POTUS, we are on to you, and we are on to that filthy perverted book written by a pervert. Taking a child bride, are you kidding me? You expect us to be tolerate of child molestation because some cave dweller known as mohammed said it was okay to molest children?