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Black Burka Clad Woman Wearing U.S. Military Insignia Booted From Obama Event
Based on Pool, AP and Twitter reports | Saturday, May 5, 2012 | Kristinn

Posted on 05/05/2012 5:58:19 PM PDT by kristinn

A strange happening at the Obama campaign event at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond today. The media pool reports mentioned a woman wearing a black burka who was removed from the event. To make things more interesting, the pool reporter says the person was wearing U.S. military insignia.

From the AP:

VCU police reported that a heckler was removed from the arena, taken outside and released. A police dispatcher didn't know what the woman had yelled.

According to a White House pool report, photographers observed a woman wearing a black burka being escorted out of the gym by Richmond police and other security officials. The woman appeared to be wearing U.S. military pins and was carrying book. She cooperated with police, according to the report.

From Twitter:

Amie Parnes, White House reporter for The Hill:

As I wrote in my pool reports, a woman wearing a black burka was escorted out of the Richmond rally by police during Obama's speech.

7:26 PM - 5 May 12 via Mobile Web

Soon after that Tweet, Parnes retweeted a Tweet by West Wing Report about her pool report:

Pool reporter @AmieParnes studied pool photos of the woman. She "appears to be wearing U.S. military insignia" and "had a book in her hand"

Retweeted by Amie Parnes 7:12 PM - 5 May 12 via web

Nothing more about this so far. I haven't found the photos of the incident.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 20120505; bho44; burka; burqa; heckler; keepowt; militaryinsignia; muslimwomen; obama; obamaspeech; patches; richmond; va2012; vcu
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To: kristinn

nation of islam?


21 posted on 05/05/2012 6:53:20 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: kristinn
A police dispatcher didn't know what the woman had yelled.

"Allahu FUBAR" ?

22 posted on 05/05/2012 7:02:38 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: lightman

How’d they know it was a she?


23 posted on 05/05/2012 7:09:23 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: cripplecreek

Hahahaha, wow!


24 posted on 05/05/2012 7:15:08 PM PDT by hope
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To: MadelineZapeezda

Looks black to me....


25 posted on 05/05/2012 7:30:03 PM PDT by RitaOK (Nevermind, Newt. Forget the convention. I'm trusting God for the rest.)
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To: kristinn

Obama prefers to wear the Burka himself.


26 posted on 05/05/2012 7:39:42 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: kristinn

Would Laz hit it?


27 posted on 05/05/2012 7:52:06 PM PDT by Larry381 ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.")
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To: kristinn
Obama’s in luck - the MSM will pretend this never happened - and if it did happen, that it was too complicated to report on... and if it's not too complicated, then it's ‘old news’... or some such nonsense.
28 posted on 05/05/2012 8:12:05 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: kristinn; TornadoAlley3
Now all of the photogs can release theirs since that one is out.

The second link doesn't work any longer TA3.

29 posted on 05/05/2012 8:26:21 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: mnehring
The Obama campaign event was crawling with media and not one has the guts to report the full details. Get up off of your knees!
OUCH!
30 posted on 05/05/2012 8:30:57 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: kristinn
From UPI...
Obamas campaign in Ohio, Virginia
During Obama's speech in Richmond, photographers observed a woman in a black burka being escorted out of the gym by city police and other security officials. She appeared to have a collection of U.S. military insignia pinned to her garment and a book in her hand.

No pics.

31 posted on 05/05/2012 8:34:17 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: kristinn

whole lotta profilin’ goin’ on


32 posted on 05/05/2012 8:38:06 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: kristinn
This is strange,with all of the media with cameras there and of course all the cell phones there and there's not 1 video of this event.
33 posted on 05/05/2012 9:24:14 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: RitaOK

???? I never questioned its blackness....just said it didn’t look like a woman to me


34 posted on 05/05/2012 10:24:53 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (If You Don’t Look Like Obama’s Son, No One Cares)
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To: TornadoAlley3
I couldn't get the second picture to display, but got the first one to work. I think these might disappear from the internet, since it seems to show the Obama campaign in a bad light.
35 posted on 05/06/2012 6:36:44 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: TornadoAlley3

this picture looks like a man to me
http://cache2.asset-cache.net/xc/143931877.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=77BFBA49EF8789215AB089EE596C6588496564AC7BCBFD85CF9E9CF83D6B39F74F2728C433FB7629E30A760B0D811297


36 posted on 05/06/2012 7:09:28 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: philman_36; TornadoAlley3; RummyChick
By Eva Russo, Richmond Times-Dispatch:


37 posted on 05/06/2012 5:07:24 PM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: All
Local TV news article by WTVR-6 adds that woman not arrested and Secret Service is investigating.
38 posted on 05/06/2012 5:24:42 PM PDT by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

Some rather well developed upper arms for a woman.


40 posted on 05/06/2012 10:15:54 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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