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Old 12-16-2008, 11:09 AM
 
Location: Land of 10000 Lakes +
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Men in strait jackets coming for you soon.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Still think it's counting on a negative emotional response more then arguing a point, what names in common can attempt to associate with the negative visceral response.

They're coming to take me away ho ho, they're coming to take me away ha ha.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:40 AM
 
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Michelle Obama made a huge deal about his name during the senate run and in the primaries:
"They threw in the obvious, ultimate fear bomb," Obama said today of her husband's 2004 Senate race. "We're even hearing [that] now. 'When all else fails, be afraid of his name, and what that could stand for, because it's different.'"
True.
Michelle and Barack are the ones who made the big deal over his name not being used and now they are making a big deal that his name is OK to be used. So if Barack Hussein Obama is OK now, why wasn't it OK during the election????

Barry and Michelle.....you can't have your cake and eat it too. You are about to be under millions of watchful eyes. Buck up and take it....quit passing blame....quit whining.
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Why do the Obama haters always make a big deal about his middle name Hussein? It is just a name, and has no bearing on the person, their beliefs, their goals, or their capabilities.

Using this method, wouldn't everyone with the name George now suffer the stigma of being thought of as less than intelligent, incompetent, and a liar?
When did you go to Yale and what's the highest position you ever attained?

John Kerry and George Bush both went to Yale. Bush went to Yale from 1964 to 1968; his highest grades were 88s in anthropology, history, and philosophy according to The New Yorker. He received one D in his four years, a 69 in astronomy. Kerry got 4 D's just in his freshman year. He got a 61 in geology, a 63 and 68 in two history classes, and a 69 in political science.

It's not anyone's fault what their parents name them. They have no control over it.
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Old 12-16-2008, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Center of the universe
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Gosh.

I didn't think anyone else knew.

Does this mean he can't turn the Senate Chamber into a mosque? He already has prayer rugs on order and everything.

And the Washington Monument will make such a cool minaret...
The Washington Monument is a minaret.
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Old 12-16-2008, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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The Washington Monument is a minaret.
Maybe that's why it would make a good one. It has the right look for it...

OK. Trivia time. When the Washington Monument was built it had a special cap installed which is not visible from the ground. The cap is made of a precious metal.

What kind of metal is the cap made of?
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Old 12-16-2008, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Here
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Maybe that's why it would make a good one. It has the right look for it...

OK. Trivia time. When the Washington Monument was built it had a special cap installed which is not visible from the ground. The cap is made of a precious metal.

What kind of metal is the cap made of?
Aluminum shingles and they are still on it today.
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:43 AM
 
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Michelle and Barack are the ones who made the big deal over his name not being used and now they are making a big deal that his name is OK to be used. So if Barack Hussein Obama is OK now, why wasn't it OK during the election????

Barry and Michelle.....you can't have your cake and eat it too. You are about to be under millions of watchful eyes. Buck up and take it....quit passing blame....quit whining.
quoted for truth.
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Old 12-17-2008, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Aluminum shingles and they are still on it today.
You must have cheated. Nobody ever gets that one right.

Congrats!
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:29 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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You laugh, but he IS going to do all that and more. I really believe that.
Time will tell.
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