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Rains wash away Mount Obama in Charlotte, N.C
Washington Times ^ | 9/1/2012 | Stephan Dinan

Posted on 09/01/2012 2:17:49 PM PDT by KansasGirl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A torrential downpour that struck Charlotte Saturday afternoon damaged the Mount Rushmore-style sand sculpture bust of President Obama — an ominous beginning to what many fear is a plagued convention.

Workers were trying Saturday afternoon to reform the base of the sculpture, built from sand brought in from Myrtle Beach, S.C., pounding and smoothing out the sand that had washed off the facade.

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1 posted on 09/01/2012 2:17:50 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

Keep building your false idols Dems and you aren’t going to like what GOD does next!


2 posted on 09/01/2012 2:19:21 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: KansasGirl

Messiah made of sand


3 posted on 09/01/2012 2:20:03 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: KansasGirl

Really??? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA


4 posted on 09/01/2012 2:20:18 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 97+% of the black vote)
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To: KansasGirl

5 posted on 09/01/2012 2:21:08 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: KansasGirl
ROTFL!!!! Isaac's REVENGE!

Presenting Obama as a mound of sand was a stroke of symbolic brilliance by the 'RATS!!! I love it!

6 posted on 09/01/2012 2:21:21 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: KansasGirl

Waiting for the next Tweet from Samuel L. Jackson.


7 posted on 09/01/2012 2:21:48 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: KansasGirl

Flags at half staff now?


8 posted on 09/01/2012 2:21:58 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: KansasGirl

And we have more severe storms building to the west. Chance of severe weather every day this week...50%.

I am LMAO.


9 posted on 09/01/2012 2:23:30 PM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: KansasGirl

So much for a Big Tent approach.

Oh well.. reckun this ought to serve as just one more reminder of the chill winds of change that are whistling thru the nation.. this is symbolic of his agenda,, built of and on sand.


10 posted on 09/01/2012 2:23:55 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: smoothsailing

Did they really make a sand telepromptor too?

Side note - looks like some more rain showing up on the radar in the Charlotte area. Let’s hope it’s a real “gully-washer”!


11 posted on 09/01/2012 2:24:09 PM PDT by meyer (It's 1860 all over again - the taxpayer is the new "N" word)
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To: GeronL

The Sandman Crumbleth

2016: The Revealing


12 posted on 09/01/2012 2:25:00 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: KansasGirl

Rain Flushes Mt o-Bummer!


13 posted on 09/01/2012 2:25:34 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Dallas59

They are ... isn’t it for Neil Armstrong?


14 posted on 09/01/2012 2:25:37 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Now a hit television series starring Judi Dench!)
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To: smoothsailing

LOL! Good stuff!


15 posted on 09/01/2012 2:25:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: smoothsailing
Well, at least the TOTUS is unharmed.

Rather prophetic, I would hope, that his base is washing away.

16 posted on 09/01/2012 2:26:07 PM PDT by Bob
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To: KansasGirl
Schedenfruede

You know they were ecstatic when Isaac was headed towards Tampa.

17 posted on 09/01/2012 2:26:44 PM PDT by tiki
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To: smoothsailing

Looks like Master Bratek in Stargate SG1 in a business suit


18 posted on 09/01/2012 2:26:44 PM PDT by lucky american (The Democrats will follow the big "D"even if it means going over a cliff.)
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To: KansasGirl

And so castles made of sand fall in the sea, eventually


19 posted on 09/01/2012 2:26:46 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: smoothsailing
ROTFLMAO!! I love it!!!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

20 posted on 09/01/2012 2:27:18 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: KansasGirl
You have to be joking. Is there an alter for sacrifices?
21 posted on 09/01/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: KansasGirl

Wish I’d have known, I’d be happy to pound down a few beers and help wash it away...


22 posted on 09/01/2012 2:28:13 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: KansasGirl; null and void; bitt; LucyT; STARWISE; onyx; maggief

So are the days of our lives...

23 posted on 09/01/2012 2:29:57 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: KansasGirl

A house built on sand....


24 posted on 09/01/2012 2:30:50 PM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: KansasGirl
The Wise and Foolish Builders

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. 26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. 27 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.”

25 posted on 09/01/2012 2:31:46 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: KansasGirl

Just set an empty chair out there instead. Everyone will know it’s Obama.


26 posted on 09/01/2012 2:32:11 PM PDT by Hattie
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To: KansasGirl

Some of this shite you could not make up!


27 posted on 09/01/2012 2:32:30 PM PDT by X-spurt (It is truly time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: KansasGirl
rains
28 posted on 09/01/2012 2:34:19 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: KansasGirl

What a horrible sculpture anyway...looks more like Bill Cosby


29 posted on 09/01/2012 2:35:11 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: smoothsailing

30 posted on 09/01/2012 2:36:39 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: KansasGirl
"The large Rushmore-style sculpture drew comparisons to Mr. Obama's 2008 convention in Denver, when he accepted his party's nomination on a stage that looked like a Greek temple."

It's all rather disturbing for me. It takes me back to my time in central Africa. Strutting petty dictators. Grandiose statuary. Crumbling monuments to kleptocrats. Soaring Greek revival crap housing a central bank completely gutted by corruption, incompetence, and malice of forethought...and it's all happening here.
31 posted on 09/01/2012 2:36:44 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: jakerobins

Something quite symbolic about the sand washing away. On Christ the solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand. Doubt the dems get the symbolism.


32 posted on 09/01/2012 2:36:58 PM PDT by illinifan (The Left doesn't want you to be upwardly mobile. They want you to be angry and disaffected)
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To: KansasGirl

You know if they had something like that for Romney - the Vaginas would have been all over it.


33 posted on 09/01/2012 2:37:58 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (I used to want to change the world. Now, I want to stop the world from changing me.)
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To: KansasGirl

Just when it seemed he couldn’t get more conceited, he has them build this. It’s almost unbelievable. You can’t make this $hit up.


34 posted on 09/01/2012 2:38:18 PM PDT by Rider on the Rain
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To: KansasGirl

God speaks in many ways. After Hurricane Isaac drifted west and avoided Tampa, I’ll be watching for a message from the sky when the Dems gather in S.C.


35 posted on 09/01/2012 2:40:10 PM PDT by DNME (Something wicked this way comes ... between now and January 20. Dig in deep.)
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To: illinifan
Can't they do something? Pretty Please? With Arugula on top?

I had so looked forward to watching the convention with the Obama edifice as a backdrop to President Obama's Nobel Prize Presidential Nomination acceptance speech.

36 posted on 09/01/2012 2:41:07 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: smoothsailing

His ears aren’t big enough.


37 posted on 09/01/2012 2:41:10 PM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: Rider on the Rain
I like the looks of it, though.

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38 posted on 09/01/2012 2:41:28 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Point of clarification.)
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To: KansasGirl

Jake Tapper just tweeted about O’s arrival in Souix City IA

Banner on hangar at Sioux City (airport code SUX): ‘Obama welcome to SUX, and We did build this’

LOL


39 posted on 09/01/2012 2:41:53 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: KansasGirl
First the sand sculpture at the Ritz and now this! Just read that it hasn't been confirmed if he will stay over after Thursday's acceptance speech at Bank of America Stadium, but locals are hinting that road restrictions are scheduled next week near the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge in south Charlotte.

The Ballantyne Hotel

40 posted on 09/01/2012 2:42:06 PM PDT by Rona_Badger (Heeds the Calling Wind)
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To: KansasGirl

Matthew 7:24-27
New International Version (NIV)
The Wise and Foolish Builders

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. 26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. 27 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.”


41 posted on 09/01/2012 2:42:28 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: KansasGirl

Is anyone else really creeped out by this? These minions built a statue for their messiah. Ive only seen this in Communist countries, they do this in North Korea, never thought I’d see the day where I see this kind of insanity here


42 posted on 09/01/2012 2:42:36 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: fhayek; All

Matthew 7:24


43 posted on 09/01/2012 2:43:18 PM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: KansasGirl

God did that.

Is the white sand racist?


44 posted on 09/01/2012 2:43:25 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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Photobucket

Rain and snow doesn't seem to bother these guys.

45 posted on 09/01/2012 2:45:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: KansasGirl

That proves God’s racist. /libthink


46 posted on 09/01/2012 2:45:10 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Qwackertoo
Jake Tapper just tweeted about O’s arrival in Souix City IA

Banner on hangar at Sioux City (airport code SUX): ‘Obama welcome to SUX, and We did build this’

LOL

Obama and SUX--perfect together!

47 posted on 09/01/2012 2:46:37 PM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: KansasGirl
Perfect!

It is suppose to rain all week here,

48 posted on 09/01/2012 2:47:59 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: smoothsailing

is it even LEGAL to remove 1.5 tons of sand from Myrtle beach? what about beach erosion and protection?


49 posted on 09/01/2012 2:49:52 PM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: Bob

God is funny sometimes!


50 posted on 09/01/2012 2:50:40 PM PDT by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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