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Obama Delivered On D-Day Speech!

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We sat with our grandchildren (9 and 8) to watch the televised ceremonies at the American Cemetery in Normandy. I explained D-Day (not that they comprehended the depth of the 65th anniversary). I told them about their great-grandmother being12 years old on D-Day in Scotland and how the courageous soldiers died to save Great Britain and Europe from the Nazis. We talked about the red poppies that veteran groups sell. They watched the old movie reels of the u-boats and the soldier’s swimming ashore. They saw the thousands of crosses and even the Jewish soldiers who had died with their Star of David grave markers. I asked them to please remind their own children on 100th anniversary of the greatest battle in history. They laughed at the thought of themselves having children but I will remind them every year I’m alive to remember our heroic veterans and military.
Obama’s speech was shallow and uninspiring. He used the same hand gestures, the same facial expressions reading words off of papers that someone else wrote. It reminded me of the bracelet he wore of the soldier he fumbled with during one of the campaign debates.

But, then I was relieved to hear Barack Hussein Obama work in a few global apologist remarks about his one world agenda. He had to remind the worldwide audience (AGAIN) that:

“We live in a world of competing beliefs and claims about what is true. It is a world of varied religions and cultures and forms of government.”

He was able to remind the world that the United States is not perfect.

The nations and leaders that joined together to defeat Hitler’s Reich were not perfect. We had made our share of mistakes, and had not always agreed with one another on every issue. But whatever God we prayed to, whatever our differences, we knew that the evil we faced had to be stopped. Citizens of all faiths and no faith came to believe that we could not remain as bystanders to the savage perpetration of death and destruction. And so we joined and sent our sons to fight and often die so that men and women they never met might know what it is to be free.”

I could literally hear him thinking “…and remember, we aren’t Christians in the United States, we are all Muslims.”

Obama is batting a thousand in his apologist tours. Next stop: North Korea. Topic of speech: The United States is behind your endeavours to create rockets that can bomb Alaska because we know you just need more self-esteem from having to fight for your right to survive.

BHO’s speech could have been worse: TOTUS Speech on the 65th Anniversary of D-Day [Hot Air]

Written by smalltalkwitht

June 7, 2009 at 4:19 pm

Great Britain And Canada’s Health In Decline

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Obama’s force-feeding Americans nationalized health care while making sure that there will be a limited amount of patients due to abortion and euthanasia, doesn’t bode well for the United States. Looking at the example of Britain, Canada, and Europe, the prognosis for socialized medicine is that it’s a failure.

Let’s pray for the death of nationalized health care. Our lives depend on it dying quickly.

Two Opinions Of Barack Obama

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British ‘Telegraph’ Exclusive: Barack Obama is ‘aloof’ says British Ambassador to US

United State’s response: Exclusive: Barack Obama is “asshole” says US citizen.

H/T to Dave and Bob

Written by smalltalkwitht

October 2, 2008 at 7:07 pm

Bloody Brits For Barack – Who Cares?

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There’s a reason why the United States started the Revolutionary War. We didn’t give a bloody hoot what Brits thought and we wanted them to get out of our lives. John Moody, Executive Vice President of FOX News has this refreshing commentary on the socialist, anti-American Brits that seem to think they can influence our country.

Another fine America-hating British institution, the BBC, paid for a poll of 22,000 non-Americans to ask them who they wanted to be president. Guess what? Nearly one in two prefers Barack Obama. Only one in five wanted John McCain. That leaves 30% who had the right answer: they don’t know who should be president of our –- not their –- country.

The BBC is a socialist government propaganda machine. Until Great Britain can show that their economy, their education system, their health system, and in general, everything they do (Except make a great cup of tea – they do know how to make a great cup of tea.) is better than the United States, they need to sod off.

Written by smalltalkwitht

September 10, 2008 at 11:42 am

The Force Is With Them

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Great Britain’s Guardian has aliens from a galaxy far, far away living right under their noses. Check out their gallery of photographs and stories of real people living the Star Wars fantasy.
Geek Almighty
Yoda Sings

Written by smalltalkwitht

August 11, 2008 at 6:17 pm

Archbishop Apologizes That Christian Faith Is Offensive To Muslims

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Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Episcopal and Anglican leader and controversial apologetic to Muslims, has again thrown his religion under the bus. The Daily Mail reports that he has apologized for his faith.

The Archbishop’s letter is a reply to feelers to Christians put out by Islamic leaders from 43 countries last autumn.

In it, Dr Williams said violence is incompatible with the beliefs of either faith and that, once that principle is accepted, both can work together against poverty and prejudice and to help the environment.

He also said the Christian belief in the Trinity – that God is Father, Son and Holy Ghost at the same time – ‘is difficult, sometimes offensive, to Muslims’.

Trinitarian doctrine conflicts with the Islamic view that there is just one all-powerful God.

Dr Williams added: ‘It is all the more important for the sake of open and careful dialogue that we try to clarify what we do and do not mean by it, and so I trust that what follows will be read in this spirit.’

He told Muslim leaders that faith has no connection with political power or force, and that Christians have in the past betrayed this idea.

‘Christianity has been promoted at the point of the sword and legally supported by extreme sanctions,’ Dr Williams said.

What do other Anglican leaders think about Williams and his pro-Muslim comments?

Britain Wants Bayeux Tapestry Back

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On the 14th of October in 1066, the Battle of Hastings was fought between King Harold II of Britain and Duke William of Normandy. A depiction of the battle of the future British Empire was memorialized forever in the Bayeux Tapestry. Not actually a tapestry but an embroidery measuring 230 inches long and 20 inches wide, its’ historically accurate scenes include an appearance of Halley’s Comet and William the Conqueror’s coronation.

One of France’s national treasures, the return of the famous stitchery to England is now being demanded back by British historians, citing that the Bayeux Tapestry should be brought back to its rightful country of origin, England, not France.

… Yesterday the editor of BBC History Magazine said that the tapestry should be allowed to be displayed in England. Dave Musgrove said most experts were now agreed it was created on this side of the Channel. He said: “There is a pretty good academic consensus that it could well have been made in Canterbury. The Latin script that accompanies the pictorial images shows signs of being written by someone who came from an Anglo-Saxon background. Secondly the imagery in the tapestry is very similar to imagery that we know was in illuminated manuscripts that we know were in Canterbury’s library at the time.” It is an iconic document of English history and wouldn’t it be amazing to have it shown in England where there is a very good chance it was made, and wouldn’t that inspire people to get involved in medieval history? The crowds would come flocking.”

Read the French legend of how the Bayeux Tapestry was created.

Of course, the French response is “Non!”

View an animated version of the Bayeux Tapestry and William the Conqueror’s victory.