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President Obama Slams Opponents As Members Of ‘Flat Earth Society’
Mediaite ^ | March 15, 2012 | James Crugnale

Posted on 03/15/2012 11:53:04 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

President Obama took a shot at his opponents over their criticism of his energy policy during a speech at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland. “Now, here’s the sad thing. Lately, we have heard a lot of professional politicians, a lot of the folks who were running for a certain office, who shall go unnamed, they’ve been talking down new sources of energy. They dismiss wind power. They dismiss solar power. They make jokes about biofuels. They were against raising fuel standards. I guess they like gas guzzlers. They think that’s good for our future. We’re trying to move towards the future. They want to be stuck in the past!” Obama exclaimed to cheers from the crowd. “If some of these folks were around when Columbus set sail, they probably must have been founding members of the flat earth society. They would not believe that the world was round!”

“They probably would have agreed with one of the pioneers of the radio who said, “Television won’t last. It’s a flash in the pan,” Obama added, and gave a laundry list of people proven wrong for downplaying innovation.

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KEYWORDS: anwr; drillbabydrill; energy; flatearthers; flatearthersspeech; keystonexl; opec

1 posted on 03/15/2012 11:53:10 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A member of the Flat Head Society ridiculing others.


2 posted on 03/15/2012 11:54:29 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: gimme1ibertee

The difference is: it was actually proven the earth was round.


3 posted on 03/15/2012 11:57:10 AM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obummer Flatass, Moochie Fatass


4 posted on 03/15/2012 11:57:18 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Moochie flatulence ?? Who knew?)
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To: gimme1ibertee

No, O’s in the BES (Big Ear Society)

FES (Flat Earth Society)

are open game.


5 posted on 03/15/2012 11:57:18 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No offense to the State Bird of Minniesoda or
Nancy Pelosi,, but this guy is a loon.

If Obama gets beat like a landslide in the forest

would the media make any great hoopla about it?

Probably not, many of them are just as bad off.


6 posted on 03/15/2012 11:57:38 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: edcoil

JES - JUG eared society


7 posted on 03/15/2012 11:58:19 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

BO - member of the stealth muslim commie society.


8 posted on 03/15/2012 12:00:30 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This from president “air in your tires”..........


9 posted on 03/15/2012 12:00:34 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The better analogy would socialism’s believers are the Flat Earth Society except the FES was never so malignant.


10 posted on 03/15/2012 12:09:25 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Romney's judicial appointments were more radical than Obama's)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

People that think you can turn algae into energy are current day Alchemists that thought they could turn lead into gold.


11 posted on 03/15/2012 12:09:25 PM PDT by Texican72
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Still not Presidential material.


12 posted on 03/15/2012 12:12:30 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not a suprising statement, coming from the founder of the Flat Wallet Society.


13 posted on 03/15/2012 12:14:04 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (2012 isn't an election - it's a restraining order.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Can’t this guy talk to grownups??? Why is he always at colleges and high schools????


14 posted on 03/15/2012 12:14:50 PM PDT by klb99 (I now understand why the South seceeded)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I encourage Odumbo to keep this up.


15 posted on 03/15/2012 12:16:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The analogy to Columbus is especially lame, since no one seriously doubted that the earth was round in Columbus’ time, the Greeks knew the world was round, for cripes sake.

The putative doubters thought that the earth was much BIGGER than Columbus thought and they were ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. Columbus sailed about one-fourth of the way to India and called the people he encountered in the Carribean “Indians”. The name stuck, and who was there to contradict him?

So, if Obama wants to call windmills and algae “energy sources”, who are we to call him misguided. For every Thomas Edison or Columbus who is laughed at, there are a thousand crackpot circle squarers and perpetual motion machine inventors, who were equally reviled and for every Martin Luther there are a thousand Rasputins and Reverend Wrights, for every Patrick Henry or Sam Adams there are a thousand Hitlers, Stalins and Mussolinis.


16 posted on 03/15/2012 12:25:25 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

People in 1491 in Europe knew the world was round, they just didn’t know the size, figured it was smaller, and didn’t know about the Americas...

This whole—people back when Columbus began his journey had a flat Earth myth—is false.


17 posted on 03/15/2012 12:30:19 PM PDT by 92nina
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To: klb99
Why is he always at colleges and high schools????

Hey now. He's pretty proud of the fact that he and TOTUS graduated from Kindergarten!


18 posted on 03/15/2012 12:36:27 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama makes Daffy Duck sound like a genius by comparison. What sort of freebies did Obama give the students of Prince George’s Community College to get their applause. Frankly, I wouldn’t walk around the corner to hear his empty lies!


19 posted on 03/15/2012 1:14:53 PM PDT by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: reagan_fanatic
Not a suprising statement, coming from the founder of the Flat Wallet Society.

LOL!

AND the Flat Joke Society.

The laughter that ensued was short and followed by a few seconds of awkward silence...

http://www.politico.com/click/stories/1101/did_obamas_sotu_jokes_fall_flat.html

20 posted on 03/15/2012 1:18:44 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: klb99
Can't this guy talk to grownups??? Why is he always at colleges and high schools????

That is something that scares me more than the man himself, that is the crowds of dummies that cheer wildly at every condescending word and stupid statement that comes out of the man's mouth. Reminds me of listening to the Bill Maher clips, what creeps me out more than Maher himself is the crowd of people cheering and laughing hilariously at every piece of crap that comes out of the man's mouth. I am worried that we are becoming outnumbered by these people.

21 posted on 03/15/2012 1:24:56 PM PDT by Reddon
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To: Free ThinkerNY
they’ve been talking down new sources of energy.

It is the libtard environmentalists and their anti-economic progress policies who are responsible for the energy crisis and the high cost of energy in the first place. They have been responsible for a highly successful campaign against additional oil supplies and other sources of energy such as coal and nuclear energy.

22 posted on 03/15/2012 1:25:11 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thought he was at war with the 1%ers like Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Gates and all the other inventors in America. This sounded like throwing a bunch of sludge against the wall and hoping for the best.

Pray for America


23 posted on 03/15/2012 1:31:52 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George’s_Community_College

“Student life PGCC serves approximately 40,000 students.[7] The student body is 76% African American, 64% female, and has international students from 100 nations around the world. The average age of Prince George’s students is 29.”

I went back to visit my old high school, Friendly Senior high, in Prince Georges county a few years ago, next door to Oxon Hill and Surrattsville. I attended before bussing.
My brother stayed in the car with the doors locked. It was almost all Holders’ peeps. They’d added a nursery annex. The police visited while I was there and hauled someone off. They had gone to a dress code to stop gangs wearing colors. The football teams were still good.

Bro’ Bam Bam was jus’ preachin’ to the celestial choir. Everyone knew it was all just horses***: they would have cheered anything that came out of his north or south end.


24 posted on 03/15/2012 1:41:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who is it who has little to no interest in space? Obama has no interest in setting up shop on the moon. Maybe it is his religion that stopped such. Or his pandering to the moon god worshippers. I hadn’t thought of that before. Obama wants to kill birds and dot the countryside with giant metal windmills.


25 posted on 03/15/2012 1:44:45 PM PDT by petitfour
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