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Red Dawn

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Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
In Corbett's case it's piling the crap higher in hopes of using it to climb out.
 
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I love the voting selections from dailykos
"Was it right for Obama to use a campaign plane?"

Yes, of course, and our thoughts are with him at this difficult time.
86% 966 votes

No, he should have flown commercially, despite the fact that the delays would have taken days away from campaigning.
4% 44 votes

No, he should have booked passage on a slow boat to China and disppeared completely from the campaign.
0% 5 votes

No, he should have designed and built his own sailboat and then spent the next six months drifting in the Pacific.
1% 16 votes

No, because Obama's "the one," so he should have stood around in an empty field in Indiana and waited for his divine powers to transport him, meanwhile allowing McCain and Palin to call him a terrorist baby-killer socialist untill election day.
8% 90 votes

 

Xavier434

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Originally posted by: T2T III
The visit to Hawaii to see his ailing grandmother was just an excuse for him to take a few days off from the campaign trail. His real motive was to "try" to locate his original birth certificate - or any other "actual and factual" birth information from the Honolulu hospital. However, that granny angle was a good diversion.
Talk about a disgusting human being. Face it you cold hearted SOB. The man's grandmother was dieing. Some things in life are simply more important. All that his trip shows is that Obama has his priorities straight when it comes to balancing his life....let me say that again...his "LIFE" which is something that entails much more than his campaign, politics in general, and your bullshit speculative opinion.
 

seemingly random

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Originally posted by: Xavier434
Originally posted by: T2T III
The visit to Hawaii to see his ailing grandmother was just an excuse for him to take a few days off from the campaign trail. His real motive was to "try" to locate his original birth certificate - or any other "actual and factual" birth information from the Honolulu hospital. However, that granny angle was a good diversion.
Talk about a disgusting human being. Face it you cold hearted SOB. The man's grandmother was dieing. Some things in life are simply more important. All that his trip shows is that Obama has his priorities straight when it comes to balancing his life....let me say that again...his "LIFE" which is something that entails much more than his campaign, politics in general, and your bullshit speculative opinion.
T2T III is exposing his softer side. This is a moderate's opinion. Just wait until you read a true right winger's opinion.
 

T2T III

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Originally posted by: seemingly random
Originally posted by: Xavier434
Originally posted by: T2T III
The visit to Hawaii to see his ailing grandmother was just an excuse for him to take a few days off from the campaign trail. His real motive was to "try" to locate his original birth certificate - or any other "actual and factual" birth information from the Honolulu hospital. However, that granny angle was a good diversion.
Talk about a disgusting human being. Face it you cold hearted SOB. The man's grandmother was dieing. Some things in life are simply more important. All that his trip shows is that Obama has his priorities straight when it comes to balancing his life....let me say that again...his "LIFE" which is something that entails much more than his campaign, politics in general, and your bullshit speculative opinion.
T2T III is exposing his softer side. This is a moderate's opinion. Just wait until you read a true right winger's opinion.
Thanks for the compliments. :brokenheart:
 

MaxisOne

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: MaxisOne
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: UberNeuman
It's okay, Corbett. Cus I'm goin' pray for you.... I'm goin' pray so hard for God to forgive you this hateful heart you have against your fellow human.....
Way to address the topic!

Oh we are going to Address this one .. !!

Corbett.. Ive read all your postings regarding this trip and him using his campaign aircraft.
Before we even argue about the merits of the security liabilty of a presidential candidate and the concerns in regards to travel not to mention the merits of visiting his grandmother on her deathbead... No no ..!!! lets skip all of that and get down to one of he primary elements of the assertion you made.

This is my request...

Kindly provide a picture of Barack Obamas 767 twin isle aircraft you claim he used to fly to hawaii..

Please ... be my guest.

Once you do that ill be more than happy to eat crow.


Ill bump this topic daily until Nov 4th awaiting your response

Kind Regards ..
Sorry, its a 757. But are you denying that he took his campaign plane to Hawaii for this trip?
Nope im not denying that he took his campaign aircraft for the trip..

Can you coherently explain to me what was so wrong with him taking his campaign aircraft to Hawaii to visit his grandmother ?

Since you found something wrong with his action
Once you do that can you present a viable option for him, his security detail his entourage and the travelling press considering the time frame involved?

 

seemingly random

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Originally posted by: MaxisOne
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Can you coherently explain to me what was so wrong with him taking his campaign aircraft to Hawaii to visit his grandmother ?
...
He's just mad that his party took a shit on him with palin clothing/makeup thing. You'll never get a logical or reasonable response.

Although, the longer you keep him talking, the more callous he looks.
 

ayabe

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Gotta love the family values oozing from this thread.


Also, I'm sure Palin's, Buck Shot Palin or whatever her name is, really had a legit use for that Vitton handbag, in fact, all 7 year olds should have purses costing hundreds of dollars.
 

Red Dawn

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Originally posted by: SP33Demon
I usually spend $75,000 per trip on 4 months worth of clothes from Neiman Marcus.
Who was in charge of her wardrobe, Cindy McCain?

 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.

And like I said, nobody is claiming that he shouldn't have gone to visit her. What I am claiming is that its just as wasteful for him to use his campaign plane and money to visit her and people like you will give him a free pass on it. However, those same people raise all hell when Palin gets a clothing budget to use during the campaign. Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: Red Dawn
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
In Corbett's case it's piling the crap higher in hopes of using it to climb out.
Troll, troll, troll your boat...
 

Engineer

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
Bullshit. Not even close. How much did the flight to New York to go shopping cost? Was it a commercial flight or a chartered flight? To get to Hawaii, he HAS to fly. To parade around the US, she does not HAVE to have $150,000 worth of clothing and makeup. An elitist pretending to be one of the regular people, period. Obama never claimed to be a middle class person, but based on what I've seen, he might be alot closer than she is.
 

fskimospy

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Originally posted by: Corbett

How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.

And like I said, nobody is claiming that he shouldn't have gone to visit her. What I am claiming is that its just as wasteful for him to use his campaign plane and money to visit her and people like you will give him a free pass on it. However, those same people raise all hell when Palin gets a clothing budget to use during the campaign. Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
One person is campaigning as an 'average joe', the other is not. Hint: This is why one of them spending $150,000 on clothes is hypocritical, and for the other it would not be.

Obama did not suspend his campaign in the same way that you are thinking. McCain stupidly decided to shut his whole deal down, he claimed he was pulling his ads, everything. Obama did no such thing, he just said that he himself was going to step off the campaign trail, and that's what he did. Of course he still needs to direct his campaign, and his staffers are still very useful to have around. He just wanted to spend some time to see a dying old lady, does everything really need to be this low?
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: Engineer
Originally posted by: Corbett
Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
Bullshit. Not even close. How much did the flight to New York to go shopping cost? Was it a commercial flight or a chartered flight? To get to Hawaii, he HAS to fly. To parade around the US, she does not HAVE to have $150,000 worth of clothing and makeup. An elitist pretending to be one of the regular people, period. Obama never claimed to be a middle class person, but based on what I've seen, he might be alot closer than she is.
Wait, so if a middle class person is offered a flight to New York for a shopping spree for clothing they are now NOT considered middle class?
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: eskimospy
Originally posted by: Corbett

How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.

And like I said, nobody is claiming that he shouldn't have gone to visit her. What I am claiming is that its just as wasteful for him to use his campaign plane and money to visit her and people like you will give him a free pass on it. However, those same people raise all hell when Palin gets a clothing budget to use during the campaign. Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
One person is campaigning as an 'average joe', the other is not. Hint: This is why one of them spending $150,000 on clothes is hypocritical, and for the other it would not be.

Obama did not suspend his campaign in the same way that you are thinking. McCain stupidly decided to shut his whole deal down, he claimed he was pulling his ads, everything. Obama did no such thing, he just said that he himself was going to step off the campaign trail, and that's what he did. Of course he still needs to direct his campaign, and his staffers are still very useful to have around. He just wanted to spend some time to see a dying old lady, does everything really need to be this low?
Obama DID suspend his campaign, he even announced he was doing so.
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: BurnItDwn
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: loup garou
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
Smaller plane?
Most smaller planes don't have the range and would sink into the ocean midflight.
This is probably the most honest assessment we have gotten in this thread as to his reasoning. So :thumbsup: to you. Unfortunately, most here can't see the same level-headed reasoning as to why Palin was given the shopping trip for the clothing the left was howling over.
 

loup garou

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Originally posted by: Corbett
How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.
I don't know how many people he needs -- do you? Do you know that the Secret Service would let him pick up some other plane at the spur of the moment to fly to Hawaii? I'd imagine the new charter's employees require some serious vetting and inspection of planes, equipment, etc.
 

buck

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.

And like I said, nobody is claiming that he shouldn't have gone to visit her. What I am claiming is that its just as wasteful for him to use his campaign plane and money to visit her and people like you will give him a free pass on it. However, those same people raise all hell when Palin gets a clothing budget to use during the campaign. Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
You are lost...:confused:
 

Engineer

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Engineer
Originally posted by: Corbett
Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
Bullshit. Not even close. How much did the flight to New York to go shopping cost? Was it a commercial flight or a chartered flight? To get to Hawaii, he HAS to fly. To parade around the US, she does not HAVE to have $150,000 worth of clothing and makeup. An elitist pretending to be one of the regular people, period. Obama never claimed to be a middle class person, but based on what I've seen, he might be alot closer than she is.
Wait, so if a middle class person is offered a flight to New York for a shopping spree for clothing they are now NOT considered middle class?
What the fuck are you talking about? You're bitching about the cost of the flight by Obama to Hawaii and I counter that not only did Palin spend $150,000 on clothes and makeup, she (or someone for her) spent money to fly to New York and back on top of the $150,000. You're the only moron that I've heard anywhere complaing about Obama taking the campaign plane to Hawaii. Get over it. It's a non issue.

If you want to overlook "Oh, I'm Mrs. Middle Class" spending more than most people make in 3 years on clothing for a few weeks, be my guest. That's your business.
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: buck
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
How many people does Obama really need to travel with him to visit his dying grandmother? He suspended his campaign so all he really needed was his family and whatever Secret Service he needed for protection.

And like I said, nobody is claiming that he shouldn't have gone to visit her. What I am claiming is that its just as wasteful for him to use his campaign plane and money to visit her and people like you will give him a free pass on it. However, those same people raise all hell when Palin gets a clothing budget to use during the campaign. Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
You are lost...:confused:
Excellent analysis!
:thumbsup:
 

Red Dawn

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Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Red Dawn
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
In Corbett's case it's piling the crap higher in hopes of using it to climb out.
Ok I'm a desperate troll, what am I suppose to do, accept the fact that my Candidate and my Goddess are going to lose?
Yep.

 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: Engineer
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Engineer
Originally posted by: Corbett
Its hypocrisy, simple as that.
Bullshit. Not even close. How much did the flight to New York to go shopping cost? Was it a commercial flight or a chartered flight? To get to Hawaii, he HAS to fly. To parade around the US, she does not HAVE to have $150,000 worth of clothing and makeup. An elitist pretending to be one of the regular people, period. Obama never claimed to be a middle class person, but based on what I've seen, he might be alot closer than she is.
Wait, so if a middle class person is offered a flight to New York for a shopping spree for clothing they are now NOT considered middle class?
What the fuck are you talking about? You're bitching about the cost of the flight by Obama to Hawaii and I counter that not only did Palin spend $150,000 on clothes and makeup, she (or someone for her) spent money to fly to New York and back on top of the $150,000. You're the only moron that I've heard anywhere complaing about Obama taking the campaign plane to Hawaii. Get over it. It's a non issue.

If you want to overlook "Oh, I'm Mrs. Middle Class" spending more than most people make in 3 years on clothing for a few weeks, be my guest. That's your business.
You missed the entire premise of the thread. I suggest you re-read the OP and start over. The point is, those like you give Obama a free pass on what he spends campaign money on , but given Palin hell and call her fake for using campaign funds to buy clothes for the campaign.

And again, "Mrs. Middle Class" did not spend the money, the RNC did.
 

Corbett

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Originally posted by: Red Dawn
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Red Dawn
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Originally posted by: Corbett
Originally posted by: Sheik Yerbouti
Corbett, it's going to be so hard for you to put your head in the sand when Obama becomes president, because, clearly, you suffer from extreme cranial-rectal inversion. what a sad little man you are. Please explain, oh eco-conscious one, how he should get to Hawaii, walk? swim? helicopter? prius?
You're a sad little troll, and it's clear to everyone but you.
A troll calling someone a troll. Excellent. And considering the source, I'll take that as a complement.

Again, yours, like many others' here, reading comprehension has failed you. I asked why its ok for Obama to use campaign funds for a personal trip, but its not ok for Palin to use campaign funds to buy clothes for her while she campaigns.

Me? Troll? Ok, that's cool. And as for taking a smaller plane, perhaps, as many others of sound mind have said here, the number of people needed to travel with him won't allow a smaller plane.
And trolls like you, especially you, would piss and moan if he took a riverboat to hawaii. My reading comprehension is just fine, it's just your moral compass is in the shitter, you compare a wardrobe to someone visiting a woman who raised him that's very ill.
Good comparison, spot on.
Typical reaction from people like you, you see you're in a hole, and you surmise the only way to get out is to dig faster.
In Corbett's case it's piling the crap higher in hopes of using it to climb out.
Ok I'm a desperate troll, what am I suppose to do, accept the fact that my Candidate and my Goddess are going to lose?
Yep.
Even more trolling! Keep it up! You are justifying your post count!
 

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