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White House under fire for adding Obama policy plugs to past presidents' bios
foxnews.com ^ | 5/16/12

Posted on 05/16/2012 7:00:19 PM PDT by Justaham

The Obama White House is drawing ridicule for appending the official online biographies of nearly every president over the last century in order to link President Obama's accomplishments to the former commanders in chief.

The Obama team went into the pages of U.S. presidents dating back to Calvin Coolidge to add friendly looking "Did you know?" fact boxes to the end of their bios. Those additions were used to plug a host of Obama administration initiatives, ranging from the health care overhaul to the so-called "Buffett Rule" to his green-energy policies.

For instance, the following line was added to the official bio of the late President Ronald Reagan: "In a June 28, 1985, speech, Reagan called for a fairer tax code, one where a multimillionaire did not have a lower tax rate than his secretary. Today, President Obama is calling for the same with the Buffett Rule."

The White House is coming under heavy criticism from conservatives for the changes, and not just to Reagan's page.

Late Tuesday, the White House defended itself, claiming the staff was merely adding links to other pages.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhowhitehouse; mememe; narcissists; presidentsbios
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1 posted on 05/16/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham


2 posted on 05/16/2012 7:05:14 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Justaham

Nobama looking to his rational base to get the facts out, and burn down a local depository. FUBO you bunch of MoonBat derelicts. Nobama is nothing more than butthurt.


3 posted on 05/16/2012 7:09:59 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Justaham

Says the Malignant Narcissist:

“It’s all about me.”


4 posted on 05/16/2012 7:10:28 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Justaham

That’s inexcusable. These people have no shame.


5 posted on 05/16/2012 7:13:32 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: eyedigress

Sorry, but..........what the hell did you just say?


6 posted on 05/16/2012 7:14:10 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Justaham

Drop the turd in the Jimmy Communist Carter punch bowl, Mayby the gay Johnson unit. Maybe even FDR or the other communist believers. But, don’t mention the Marxist Zerobama in the same sentence with any past presidents who valued freedom for US CITIZENS!


7 posted on 05/16/2012 7:15:11 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: smokingfrog

Those bios are all evolving.


8 posted on 05/16/2012 7:16:25 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (chirping birds + basket weavers who sit + smile + twiddle their thumbs + toes They're coming to take)
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To: Justaham
I went to whitehouse.gov to see for myself, and I found something interesting about the entries in question. The "Did you know?" bullet points were between the actual bio and the author's credits at the very end, giving the impression the biographers wrote the bullet points. My 10th Grade English teacher would have flunked me, for the term, if I did that in ONE term paper for false attribution.
9 posted on 05/16/2012 7:16:54 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: RightOnline

The last six words will do....


10 posted on 05/16/2012 7:17:57 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Justaham

Check this:

https://twitter.com/#!/search/obamainhistory?q=obamainhistory


11 posted on 05/16/2012 7:18:03 PM PDT by Jedidah ("In those days Israel had no king. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.")
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To: Jedidah
You gotta love Michelle Malkin's ‏@michellemalkin Triplegigglesnort.
12 posted on 05/16/2012 7:30:27 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Justaham

Obama created the Earth and the heavens

Obama said let there be light

Obama won the revolutionary war

Obama freed the slaves

Obama completed the transcontinental railroad

Obama invented radio

...

never ends


13 posted on 05/16/2012 7:32:15 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Justaham

In an effort to assist in community organizing, President Barack Obama invented the internet.

Oh wait...


14 posted on 05/16/2012 7:36:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Cyber Liberty
Plagiarize! Let no one else's work evade your eyes . You know that's why the Good Lord made your eyes. So, plagiarize, plagiarize, plagiarize!

Tom Lehrer - "Lobachevski"

15 posted on 05/16/2012 7:37:06 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Justaham

The affirmative action token knows that his reign will be viewed as a non-period between presidents that mattered; he has nothing to distinguish himself (especially if the disastrous ObamaCare is tossed - bad publicity is better than no publicity for this fake).


16 posted on 05/16/2012 7:37:10 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Justaham

At least he hasn’t put his head on all the busts of past Presidents yet.


17 posted on 05/16/2012 7:38:49 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

OMG! He’s a bigger narcissist than Al Gore!


18 posted on 05/16/2012 7:39:19 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Justaham

In a successful environmental marketing campaign, Barack Obama hand painted the spots on a limited number of owls in the Pacific Northwest. Larger owls immediately collected the entire set.


19 posted on 05/16/2012 7:40:26 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: reg45

President Barack Obama has an unknown writing credit for “Love Story” starring Al and Tipper Gore.


20 posted on 05/16/2012 7:42:35 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: RightOnline

His moonbat base is not going to pull his ass out of his record. OWS throwing bricks at banks after Peloso et al; supports that, is not going to help.

I just woke up, thanks.


21 posted on 05/16/2012 7:43:06 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Cyber Liberty
My 10th Grade English teacher would have flunked me, for the term, if I did that in ONE term paper for false attribution.

Of course, that is the way the real world works, but in the Obama world it is OK to pull crap like that..

Cheer up. The Administration knows what its doing.

22 posted on 05/16/2012 7:45:54 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: reg45

This is the opposite of plagiarism, it’s false attribution. This isn’t stealing someone’s words, this is stuffing your words in someone else’s mouth.

But I like your quote. I’m stealing it.


23 posted on 05/16/2012 7:48:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: GeronL

The Four Tops went on to Motown stardom after political ambitions resulted in a young Barack Obama leaving the band.


24 posted on 05/16/2012 7:49:31 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: GeronL
We don't discuss what Obama really invented, created, developed, pioneered, originated, perfected and etc.
25 posted on 05/16/2012 7:50:47 PM PDT by oyez ( Yomomacare going done once, going down twice, going---..)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Albert Einstein was credited with the discovery of the Theory of Relativity after reworking his original equation - Which Barack Obama found offensive to Muslims.


26 posted on 05/16/2012 7:53:23 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Chode
LOL! Goatse Obama!
27 posted on 05/16/2012 7:55:40 PM PDT by 10mm
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To: oyez

Like a stain getting into your tile grout.

Nightmare, please end in Nov.


28 posted on 05/16/2012 7:55:48 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: Norm Lenhart

We can all thank Allah Obama stopped the Mongol Hoard from invading the Americas.


29 posted on 05/16/2012 7:56:02 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Justaham
The caption, "The hidden genius behind Microsoft".

One of the Photoshopped from the RNC's Obama In History site. Funny stuff!!

http://obamainhistory.tumblr.com/

30 posted on 05/16/2012 7:57:12 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you got ta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: Justaham
“Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future.” ― George Orwell
31 posted on 05/16/2012 7:58:39 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

The elders sat around the fire and asked Obama, “Barack, what is best in life?”

He replied, “To Fool the voters, raise the taxes before you and hear the lamentations of de wimmenz”.

This served as inspiration for the famous scene in the Arnold Schwartzenegerr movie, Conan the Barbarian”.


32 posted on 05/16/2012 8:00:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: 10mm
that he is...
33 posted on 05/16/2012 8:02:57 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I thought that was the inspiration to one of the early, early episodes of Red Dwarf.


34 posted on 05/16/2012 8:05:00 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Never forget, Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize just like Henry Kissinger. They probably should have given it to him before Kissinger in fact, at the age of 11.


35 posted on 05/16/2012 8:08:16 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: Cyber Liberty

Could be. Now that I think about it though, Barack Obama also had the original role of Appolo Creed in Rocky. But he had to step down over prior acting commitments. Seems he was scheduled for an Iranian production where he climbed out of a well.

Then the Revolution happened and that gig was postponed.


36 posted on 05/16/2012 8:09:30 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Justaham
Earth, Wind, Fire and...

REIGN!

37 posted on 05/16/2012 8:10:41 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: abigailsmybaby

The new tourist guy. Let’s hope this catches on....


38 posted on 05/16/2012 8:11:09 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Needs a caption. How about “Hi there ;)”


39 posted on 05/16/2012 8:13:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Cyber Liberty
Tom Lehrer was a Harvard mathematician when he discovered that he could make more money writing and singing very funny songs.
40 posted on 05/16/2012 8:14:28 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I sure am glad Obama got that Galileo guy off the hook with the Church. And people scoff at his Harvard education!


41 posted on 05/16/2012 8:14:39 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Ha!


42 posted on 05/16/2012 8:15:22 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Cyber Liberty

The Barack Obama coming announcement was inspired by the Lamar Latrelle role in “Revenge of the Nerds”.


43 posted on 05/16/2012 8:16:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Justaham

Sounds like a clever kid’s civics class school project, maybe. As anything substantive it is a total yawner. Every age has had its follies; why boast of following in those follies’ footsteps?


44 posted on 05/16/2012 8:17:21 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Barack Obama was also responsible for making the earth round solely to discredit uppity white scientists.

His life story also inspired others to write the Magna Carta.


45 posted on 05/16/2012 8:19:33 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: reg45
OMG! He wrote and performed this!

What a treasure I received tonight!

46 posted on 05/16/2012 8:20:17 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Inspired by the fairytale story of Sleeping Beauty, President Barack Obama devoted his adult life to riding the ‘white horse’.


47 posted on 05/16/2012 8:24:15 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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The annointed one landed on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. When his LCM pulled up to the water’s edge, he yelled out “where did you say were are?” Someone replied ‘Omaha Beach’ boy and he yelled back, “oh, I thought we were landing on Obama Beach!”

‘Semper Fi’


48 posted on 05/16/2012 8:24:55 PM PDT by Moose47 (Cooper's photo)
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To: Cyber Liberty

The original draft to President Barack Obama’s inauguration speech began with the words “If Frank Marshall Davis had a son...”


49 posted on 05/16/2012 8:27:10 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Lazamataz

Ping to Laz...more fun to be had here ;)


50 posted on 05/16/2012 8:29:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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