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'Barack & Hillary at the movies' ... Mark Steyn
Steyn Online ^ | 22 Sep 2012 | Mark Steyn

Posted on 09/22/2012 4:43:43 AM PDT by Rummyfan

I see the Obama campaign has redesigned the American flag, and very attractive it is, too. Replacing the 50 stars of a federal republic is the single "O" logo symbolizing the great gaping maw of spendaholic centralization. And where the stripes used to be are a handful of red daubs, eerily mimicking the bloody finger streaks left on the pillars of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi as its staff were dragged out by a mob of savages to be tortured and killed. What better symbol could one have of American foreign policy? Who says the slick, hollow, vapid marketing of the Obama campaign doesn't occasionally intersect with reality?

(Excerpt) Read more at steynonline.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911ii; benghazi; marksteyn; obama; obamunism; steyn

No leadership present.....

1 posted on 09/22/2012 4:43:45 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan
Steyn is the best writer out there. He deserves a MUCH larger audience. Unfortunately he is much too far over the head, intellectually, of the average voter.
2 posted on 09/22/2012 4:49:00 AM PDT by prof.h.mandingo (Buck v. Bell (1927) An idea whose time has come (for extreme liberalism))
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To: Rummyfan
The Assistant Attorney General of the United States has said he does not rule out a law against blasphemy, so that's good news, isn't it? Once we've got government commissars regulating movies, and cartoons, and teddy bears and children's piggy-banks and Burger King ice-cream tubs and inflatable sex-shop dolls and non-Sharia-compliant mustaches (just to round up a few of the innumerable grievances of Islam), all the bad stuff will go away, right?
3 posted on 09/22/2012 4:49:27 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan
And where the stripes used to be are a handful of red daubs, eerily mimicking the bloody finger streaks left on the pillars of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi as its staff were dragged out by a mob of savages to be tortured and killed.
4 posted on 09/22/2012 4:51:08 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia
Wow! That graphic is amazing and horrific.
5 posted on 09/22/2012 4:54:47 AM PDT by Casie
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To: Rummyfan

This should be required reading at all colleges and universities nationwide, but unfortunately it requires a vocabulary of more than 500 words.


6 posted on 09/22/2012 5:01:57 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: MissMagnolia

I saw Omuslim referred to as the “Butcher of Benghazi” at another site and it seems appropriate for a ‘leader’ so derelict in his dutes ... sleeping while the whereabouts of America’s Ambassador was unknown, missing his intel briefing the next day while al-Qaeda flags are flying over our embassies, jetting off to Las Vegas, appearing on Letterman and then partying down with Beyonce/JayZ. Looks like a celebration tour to me. He should be seeing this graphic at every campaign stop between now and November.


7 posted on 09/22/2012 5:03:00 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Rummyfan

Obama draws his own flag, makes his own laws, apologises to Muslims and Romney is on the news 24/7 for saying 47% of the vote is locked into Obama because he has bought their vote with entitlements..


8 posted on 09/22/2012 5:17:49 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Rummyfan

BUMP


9 posted on 09/22/2012 5:20:50 AM PDT by kitkat
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To: Rummyfan

Worth a Watch: The best video that I have seen to date that clearly and concisely describes the problem of rioting Muzzies and then lays out the best way to deal with them.

10 posted on 09/22/2012 5:23:40 AM PDT by Zakeet (Calling the Obozo/Bernack economy sluggish is an insult to slugs)
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To: MissMagnolia

Did you photoshop this? It should be a Romney campaign poster!


11 posted on 09/22/2012 5:27:13 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: MissMagnolia

“I built this.”


12 posted on 09/22/2012 5:27:48 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: prof.h.mandingo
Unfortunately he is much too far over the head, intellectually, of the average voter.

That is so true. I don't believe the average American is capable of understanding a Rush monologue, or the simplest Thomas Sowell economics 101 column. And we no longer educate our children, so I have no idea how we get out of this situation. A good indicator of the intellect of our population is to look at the intellectual level of the typical TV ad. The TV ad people know the intellectual level of Americans very well.

13 posted on 09/22/2012 5:35:43 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: Rummyfan

later


14 posted on 09/22/2012 5:37:56 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Rummyfan
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15 posted on 09/22/2012 5:42:49 AM PDT by newheart (At what point does policy become treason?)
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To: Reddon
And we no longer educate our children, so I have no idea how we get out of this situation.

Read this:

(Vanity) Getting the Point on Ayers, or, An Act of War

It's been deliberate; done by the Communists that McCarthy tried to warn us about.

Cheers!

16 posted on 09/22/2012 5:45:15 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Rummyfan; All

HOORAY Mark Steyn and posters! BUMP!


17 posted on 09/22/2012 5:57:10 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: MissMagnolia
He should be seeing this graphic at every campaign stop between now and November.

Excellent point!! This graphic contains so much doesn't it? Mere words could never been as powerful as this picture!!!

18 posted on 09/22/2012 6:04:24 AM PDT by Momto2 (I am praying for Israel...)
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To: Reddon
And we no longer educate our children

Ahem..... I believe you meant to say "some people" no longer educate their children. I certainly did and the majority of homeschool parents are educating their children.... (but I get your point - government schools...)

19 posted on 09/22/2012 6:08:32 AM PDT by Momto2 (I am praying for Israel...)
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To: MissMagnolia

The strips might represent the 5 pillars of the mohamadans.


20 posted on 09/22/2012 6:09:34 AM PDT by healy61
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To: MissMagnolia
Such an appropriate new flag for the regime: five bloody finger streaks with the obama stamp of approval.

I think "666" has some competition for the new mark of the beast.

21 posted on 09/22/2012 6:10:23 AM PDT by GBA
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To: MissMagnolia

Excellent graphic!

It also strikes me that the 0 flag symbolizes both the “dumbing down” of America by using 3rd grade level art, as well as the desire to drive America into the past, losing modern technology and refinement.

BO must GO!

ABO ‘12!!!!!


22 posted on 09/22/2012 6:11:01 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty (Pray for America!!!)
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To: miss marmelstein

I got it from FReeper mkboyce who said to spread it around - a lot of blogs/folks have commented on the O-flag reminding them of the bloody handprint and I think this is the best interpretation of that ‘vision’ that I’ve seen. It is really powerful.


23 posted on 09/22/2012 6:14:10 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

I’ve posted this before and will repeat that I, like numerous others, have fought and some have died for the current U.S. flag, and I will die defending it. I will personally go on the Capital steps and burn that rag Obummer is pushing. They can come after me, shoot me (others have tried) or hang me but I will still defend our flag. At my age (75) I am NOT AFRAID of Obummer and his stupid regime. The problem with our country today is too damn many of our citizens are afraid to stand up for themselves. We (not me) have become a bunch of sheep and will go along with that ever his majesty tells them, well, NOT ME! (I’m down off my soap box now). Bring it on!


24 posted on 09/22/2012 6:23:26 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Rummyfan
WOW! Wake up Romney campaign! This is too easy!

“That's not an “O”... its a ZERO... as in Zero jobs, zero growth, and (fanfare) ZERO LEADERSHIP! Now we know what “leading from behind” means...

25 posted on 09/22/2012 6:28:59 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: Rummyfan; MissMagnolia
I see the Obama campaign has redesigned the American flag,

I saw a reference to this before, but I was preoccupied or something and didn't pursue it -- haven't seen any more until this. What is the whole story on the "redesigned" flag? Is he actually using something like that in his campaign?

Sorry to be so behind the times on this! :(

26 posted on 09/22/2012 6:29:50 AM PDT by maryz
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To: MissMagnolia; mkboyce

I hope you do not mind that I posted the graphic on my FB page.


27 posted on 09/22/2012 6:30:30 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: grey_whiskers

Yes and we got some good exposure to the beautiful people actually implementing this “education of our children” in all the news coverage about the Chicago teachers strike last week.


28 posted on 09/22/2012 6:30:41 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: Momto2
Ahem..... I believe you meant to say "some people" no longer educate their children. I certainly did and the majority of homeschool parents are educating their children.... (but I get your point - government schools...)

Yes that is what I meant to say. Unfortunately, a majority still. We sent our two kids to public school, yet I believe we were still able to "educate" them, after the fact and mostly by example, and I have to say it was because of a Mr. Rush Limbaugh. Now in spite of their public education my grown kids are as conservative as we are and better citizens than I ever will be. Three of my four grandkids are being home schooled, and believe me they are being educated. My 12 year old grandson CAN understand a Tom Sowell column! And I am not worried about my one grandchild who goes to public school, he is getting his real education at home as well. Home schooling parents are true American heroes, and we reward them by making them pay double for the cost of educating their children. It would be great if Romney's proposed voucher program would also address this injustice.

29 posted on 09/22/2012 6:53:19 AM PDT by Reddon
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To: Bigg Red

Not my graphic .... I got it from FReeper mkboyce who said (and I quote) “pass it around” so I have been doing that. It should go ‘viral’ it is so good and “says it all” without words.


30 posted on 09/22/2012 6:55:04 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: maryz

This is being sold at Omuslim’s campaign store - a mere $35.00. He also has one of the United States ... the country in the ‘bloody-looking’ stripes with his cult ‘O’ symbol on the left. The guy’s ego knows no bounds. A lot of people are objecting, saying it is a desecration of the flag.

Here’s a link:
https://store.barackobama.com/obama-2012-store-collections/artists-for-obama/our-stripes-flag-print.html

Country print:
https://store.barackobama.com/obama-2012-store-collections/artists-for-obama/our-stripes-country-print.html


31 posted on 09/22/2012 6:59:20 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Rummyfan
I see the Obama campaign has redesigned the American flag, and very attractive it is, too. Replacing the 50 stars of a federal republic is the single "O" logo symbolizing the great gaping maw of spendaholic centralization.


32 posted on 09/22/2012 7:00:30 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: Progov

My dad is a WWII vet .... he’ll be 90 in December. I cannot begin to tell you how upset he is. He was a medical tech and saw the price our American boys paid in life and limb (they were coming in from the Pacific battles with the Japanese). He’s never talked much about it until recently. If he could still walk well enough (his knees are about gone), he’d probably join you on the Capital steps.

Thank YOU for your service.


33 posted on 09/22/2012 7:04:46 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

It’s shockingly powerful. Oddly enough, I hadn’t seen the terrible photo of the hand prints, only the disgraceful flag. May all the people responsible for this atrocity in Libya burn in hell.


34 posted on 09/22/2012 7:11:15 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: MissMagnolia

Appalling — but you knew that! Are any of the people objecting not of a clear conservative persuasion? I can’t imagine a lot of people know about this; surely the MSM wouldn’t show it!


35 posted on 09/22/2012 7:17:36 AM PDT by maryz
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To: maryz

Hot Air, The Blaze, Twitchy are the main ones I’ve seen commenting & they are definitely conservative. The campaign did pull the image off a tweet after ‘complaints’, but they are still offering it on their website. The claim making the image “ok”: it’s “art” and not a desecration of the flag.


36 posted on 09/22/2012 7:35:06 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

Thanks!


37 posted on 09/22/2012 7:38:29 AM PDT by maryz
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To: MissMagnolia
This is being sold at Omuslim’s campaign store - a mere $35.00. He also has one of the United States ... the country in the ‘bloody-looking’ stripes with his cult ‘O’ symbol on the left. The guy’s ego knows no bounds. A lot of people are objecting, saying it is a desecration of the flag.

Perhaps he is becoming the president formerly known as Obama.


38 posted on 09/22/2012 7:40:43 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: Progov

A person who “leads from behind” requires people who are sheep. Leading from behind is herding.


39 posted on 09/22/2012 7:47:01 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: Rummyfan

bump


40 posted on 09/22/2012 7:50:02 AM PDT by knife6375 (US Navy Veteran)
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To: Rummyfan

Steyn, as usual, does a masterful job of ripping the masks off the real fiends!


41 posted on 09/22/2012 7:53:48 AM PDT by Gritty (After Qaddafi, the post-American world is being born - Mark Steyn)
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To: Zakeet

Who is that guy... does he pastor a church somewhere? can we transplant some of his brain into Romney’s? This is exactly what we need, our souls are dying for this kind of fight and stand-up for our freedoms and beliefs... someone with a brain and the balls to back it up... thank You God for this man...


42 posted on 09/22/2012 8:34:59 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: prof.h.mandingo

Agreed. He also tells the unvarnished truth, and the unvarnished truth about where America is headed isn’t something most Americans want to hear. As long as most are getting their bread and circuses, they just put their fingers in their ears and sing “lalala I can’t hear you”. Optimism is said to be a defining characteristic of Americans, but there’s a point at which unfounded optimism becomes life in a fool’s paradise, and Steyn seems ro know we’ve passed that point.


43 posted on 09/22/2012 12:46:51 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Rummyfan

I wonder which Obozo spokesman gets the happy job of announcing to the sodomites that they’re now subject to arrest and beheading?


44 posted on 09/22/2012 12:49:13 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Reddon

Government schools and universities exist for indoctrination, not education.


45 posted on 09/22/2012 12:51:15 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Rummyfan; ntnychik; FARS; devolve

WE BUILT THIS RIOT

46 posted on 09/22/2012 12:55:06 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Fakistan)
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To: Bigg Red

Not at all! Hope the message sank in for those who saw it. :)


47 posted on 09/24/2012 6:37:43 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: mkboyce

Thanks.

BTW, I heard this morning that the Obamugabe campaign has quietly removed the O “bloodstreaked” flag from their sale merchandise on their website.


48 posted on 09/24/2012 6:55:03 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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