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Obama Warning: Coakley Must Win Or My Social Experiment With America Is Finished (Video)

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  • Obama Warning: Coakley Must Win Or My Social Experiment With America Is Finished (Video)

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 8:10:09 PM · by Justaham · 24 replies · 534+ views

    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-17-10 | Jim Hoft
    Obama warned Boston voters today that Martha Coakley must win or his socialist experiment to remake American banking, energy, and health care, etc. will be doomed. President Barack Obama: “We’ve got so much work left to do. And, as much progress as we’ve made, I can’t do it alone. I need leaders like Martha by my side so that we can kick it into high gear; so that we can finish what we’ve started.” FOX News analyst Carl Cameron: For what’s at stake. President Obama himself has now said that he needs this win because the country’s ability to move…
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Gunny G: Old Sea Stories…

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Well, here it is a slow, quiet  Sundy nite–in-between-obama big sh!tties, I guess. I ran across some real old (1999) posts from one of my old forums.

Thought I would go ahead and post it here.

Dick G

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Gunny Gaines,
Looking for some info on an incident that reportedly happened in about 1954 or so at MCAS CPNC when some enlisted Marines flew an R4Q from Cherry Point to New Orleans. Not NAP’s but perhaps a Crew Chief and a Radio Operator. Did it on a dare or something.
Any info.

Thanks,
Big Al

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No score for this post April 26 2003, 1:36 PM

I was at 2dMAW, CPNC from 1958-59.

I do recall–vaguely–the story, but little of the deatils.

I was reminded of that story lately when I picked up some used books by WEB Griffin (novels) where he has a T/Sgt (NAP, I think) flying a plane from either San Diego or Hawaii, against orders, to a carrier at sea.

At CP, I recall also an R4Q going down short of the runway, one stormy nite.

Regret I recall very little of the story you ask about.

Best,
DickG

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R.W. “Dick” Gaines
GySgt USMC (Ret.)
1952-72
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Obama Speaks From Pulpit, Noting Progress And Difficulty In America ["Speaking...Like A Preacher"]

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Obama Speaks From Pulpit, Noting Progress And Difficulty In America ["Speaking...Like A Preacher"]
LATimes ^ | January 17th 2010 | Mark Silva

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2010 6:07:46 PM by Steelfish

Obama Speaks From Pulpit, Noting Progress And Difficulty In America The president visits a church founded by freed slaves and where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sometimes spoke.

By Mark Silva January 17, 2010

Reporting from Washington – President Obama, speaking today from the pulpit of a church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sometimes spoke, called on the congregation to rally around the spirit that had helped their ancestors pursue a long road to freedom. “It’s that progress that allowed me to be here today,” said Obama, the first African American president.

The president, who doesn’t frequently attend Sunday church services in Washington and has not found a permanent congregation for his family in the capital, joined in the services this morning at the Vermont Avenue Baptist Church. The president arrived with First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha.

The church, founded in 1866 by seven freed slaves, originally was known as the Fifth Baptist Church of Washington, D.C.

“It feels like a family,” Obama told the congregation. There are at least a couple of occasions that might have prompted today’s outing: the deaths of tens of thousands of Haitians in an earthquake that has shaken all of the Americas, as well as the birthday of the slain civil rights leader King, which is celebrated on Monday with a national holiday.

“We gather here on the Sabbath at a time of extreme difficulty for our nation and the world,” the president said, speaking much like a preacher from the pulpit. “We are not here just to ask the Lord for his blessing. We’re also here to call on the memory of one of his servants, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.”

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Gunny G: Now, About All That Brouhaha Regarding The New USMC Trademark and Licensing Program…

January 17, 2010 1 comment

Gunny G: Now, About All That Brouhaha Regarding The New USMC Trademark and Licensing Program…

For example:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2398969/posts

The above thread would show that many of us had read the new directive and understood, or misunderstood, the licensing requirements to pertain to both commercial and personal cases; Marines as well as merchants.  I do recall mention of “DOD employees” being excluded, but no mention of anyone else specifically. Perhaps I missed that.
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“We know who have abused us…The time is coming when they shall lick the dust and melt away”

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“We know who have abused us…The time is coming when they shall lick the dust and melt away”

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2010 1:16:00 PM by cotton1706

A quote from Samuel Adams

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The Supreme Court’s Attacks on Freedom

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The Supreme Court’s Attacks on Freedom

Posted By admin On January 15, 2010 @ 4:36 am In Prison Planet | 8 Comments

George C. Leef
Campaign For Liberty [1]
Friday, January 15th, 2010

The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom by Robert A. Levy and William Mellor (Sentinel, 2008); 299 pages.

Americans like lists. Most often, we get “Top Ten” lists, but this book is a top dozen list, a list of the most damaging Supreme Court decisions during and since the New Deal era. The authors, two lawyers with strong libertarian philosophies, set out to show which decisions have had the most detrimental impact by expanding the realm of government coercion and depriving people of their liberty. This, they correctly observe, is a target-rich environment. The Supreme Court has been blundering along a statist/collectivist path for many decades and each passing term brings new decisions that make constitutionalists hang their heads in despair. “Seldom,” Levy and Mellor write, “has the ratchet of the Court’s decisions turned toward greater individual liberty. To the contrary, the Court has further and further restricted the freedoms that Americans should enjoy as a birthright.”

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Flashback: Obama Regulation Czar Advocated Removing People’s Organs Without Explicit Consent

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Flashback: Obama Regulation Czar Advocated Removing People’s Organs Without Explicit Consent

Cass Sunstein, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), has advocated a policy under which the government would “presume” someone has consented to having his or her organs removed for transplantation into someone else when they die unless that person has explicitly indicated that his or her organs should not be taken.

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Under Barack Obama, US is obsessed with race but can’t talk about it

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  • Under Barack Obama, US is obsessed with race but can’t talk about it

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 11:03:20 AM · by Labour-Watch · 38 replies · 581+ views

    Telegraph ^ | Jan 16, 2009 | Toby Harnden
    Barack Obama’s election did not usher in a post-racial America. Instead, speaking honesty about race is taboo, writes Toby Harnden in Washington. A year ago, Americans were basking in what many believed was a post-racial new dawn. The United States was just about to inaugurate its first black President. Across the world, those who had pronounced the country too mired in its past to elect an African-American were being forced to reassess. Fast forward to last week and the American chattering classes were engaged in the kind discussion about race that makes one despair. I use the term “discussion” but…
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Who was Chairman Mao, Lionized by Obama’s White house?

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  • Who was Chairman Mao, Lionized by Obama’s White house?

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 11:35:54 AM · by IbJensen · 19 replies · 339+ views

    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/17/2010 | Kelly O’Connell
    When a member of Barack Obama’s administration recently praised China’s Marxist Chairman Mao as a “favorite political philosopher,” confusion followed. So, who was Mao and why does Obama’s administration publicly praise him? It’s easy to briefly describe Mao Zedong. He was a radical progressive who fought for a Marxist revolution in his native China, prevailing to lead the country for 27 tumultuous years. Despite boasting he fought “for the People,” Mao’s Great Leap Forward, Cultural Revolution, and other progressive policies resulted in the killing of 77 million people, according to genocide expert Professor J.R. Rummel. Mao’s Background and Personality Mao…
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America’s mainstream media will be Obama’s downfall

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  • America’s mainstream media will be Obama’s downfall

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 12:11:59 PM · by Schnucki · 9 replies · 387+ views

    Telegraph Blogs (U.K.) ^ | January 17, 2010 | James Corum
    I went back to the US for a few weeks during Christmas, just before the Detroit bomber incident. When the attempted bombing was foiled, America’s major news networks and newspapers – almost all in the solid liberal/left column, went to work to help the hapless Obama administration mange its damage control. Right after the bombing, the Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, stated on a national news programme that in the case of the Detroit bomber, “the system worked”. Obama’s press secretary, Robert Gibbs, also stated that “the system worked”. Of course, it was blatantly obvious that when the system to…
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Listen Up Congress! The Sound of Drums & Fifes are coming from the direction of Detroit By Judi McLeod

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Listen Up Congress! The Sound of Drums & Fifes are coming from the direction of Detroit
By Judi McLeod

imageWhen the brave drummers and fifers were the front line at the 9.12 project in Washington DC last September, patriots from the State of Michigan sent up the loudest cheer.  Culled by Internet Email, the drummers and fifers made people’s eyes tear over when they were forced to march on toward the Capitol one hour and a half earlier than scheduled.  Not knowing what was ahead, it was their moment of unforgettable pride when they saw a million people cheering them on,  and more people still pouring into the streets for the protest that put Tea Parties on the American map.

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Add A Sarcasm Mark to That Email

January 17, 2010 1 comment

Add A Sarcasm Mark to That Email
My Fox Network ^ | 13 Jan 2010 | FRANK CARNEVALE

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2010 10:29:05 AM by Young Werther

(MYFOX NATIONAL) – Have you ever wanted to send an email or document with a little sarcasm, but didn’t want to risk being misunderstood? The solution to this very real problem was announced through a press release Tuesday: Enter the sarcasm mark or “SarcMark,” available under for $2.

Sarcasm Inc. of Washington Township, Mich., has released software for computer systems and Blackberry devices that can be downloaded for $1.99. The software provides a mark that looks like an open circle with a dot in the center; or an upside down “g” or “@” symbol. UPI posted a image of the mark .

The company Web site states the reason they developed the sarcasm mark was that “the written word has question marks and exclamation points to document those thoughts, BUT sarcasm has NOTHING!”

Paul Sak, of Sarcasm, explained in an email that the company is serious about the mark. “The SarcMark is a punctuation mark, designed with that in mind,” wrote Sak. “It is roughly the size of other characters and with the SarcMark font downloaded, it behaves like any other font character. It specifically has a point or period incorporated in it, just like all other main punctuation marks: question mark ?, exclamation point !, colon :, semi-colon ; and of course the period.”

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A Question Of Authority – U.S. Judges Cast Doubt On FCC’s Power To Regulate Internet

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  • A Question Of Authority – U.S. Judges Cast Doubt On FCC’s Power To Regulate Internet

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 9:31:14 AM · by La Lydia · 63+ views

    Multichannel.com ^ | January 17, 2010 | John Eggerton
    Washington — Comments on the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed expansion and codification of network-neutrality rules flooded the agency last week against a new backdrop: the suggestion that the oral argument in the BitTorrent case could call into question the commission’s authority to regulate Internet access. While Comcast argued in federal court that the case should be decided on more narrow grounds than a referendum on that issue, Internet regulatory authority — and how much of it the FCC has — was a topic of sufficient conversation from the three-judge panel to throw a scare into fans of network-neutrality regulation. On…
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To Survive, the Democrats Must Throw Obama, Pelosi and Reid under the bus before Nov. 2010

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  • To Survive, the Democrats Must Throw Obama, Pelosi and Reid under the bus before Nov. 2010

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 9:33:37 AM · by bestintxas · 3 replies · 224+ views

    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/14/10 | Marion Valentine
    It is highly doubtful Obama will finish out his first term, things did not work out so he could declare martial law, and even though he still thinks he can get away with it, America has woken up, and before even the most liberal in Congress allow Obama’s policies to start a shooting war they will join with us in calling for Obama to resign, or be impeached. 1. H1N1 even though a national emergency was declared did not prove to be dire enough to declare martial law. 2. Delays on the health care bill and cap and trade are…
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Is Teaching American History Unconstitutional?

January 17, 2010 1 comment
  • Is Teaching American History Unconstitutional?

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 9:36:21 AM · by RightSideNews · 57+ views

    Right Side News ^ | January 17, 2010 | David Barton
    writing teams of Texas teachers drafted the 2010 proposed standards…The writing teams had recommended the removal of Nathan Hale, Daniel Boone, and General George Patton; they eradicated Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Day, and Christmas (but they did add Diwali as a holiday). They also declared that to say there was “an American love of individualism, inventiveness, and freedom” was to express inappropriate “value language,” and they also rejected the concept of identifying specific beliefs that contributed to ou “national identity.”
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Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2009 | Judicial Watch…

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FBI withdraw Osama ‘wanted’ photo… as it’s really a Spanish MP

January 17, 2010 1 comment
  • FBI withdraw Osama ‘wanted’ photo… as it’s really a Spanish MP

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 4:48:56 AM · by JoeProBono · 7 replies · 244+ views

    mirror ^ | 17/01/2010 | Tom Worden
    Red-FACED American officials have withdrawn a photofit mugshot of terror chief Osama bin Laden – after admitting they used a Spanish politician’s face. The “wanted” image of the al-Qaeda leader as he might look now without his trademark long beard and turban was posted on the internet by the FBI. But it was based on a photograph of Communist MP Gaspar Llamazares found on Google by an FBI technician who was dissatisfied with his collection of photofit facial features – and launched a web search, keying in “faces” with “Islamic names”.
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Video: Glenn Beck Says Sarah Palin is Suspicious of Everything and Has Her Shields Up

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  • Video: Glenn Beck Says Sarah Palin is Suspicious of Everything and Has Her Shields Up

    Sunday, January 17, 2010 5:09:58 AM · by Suvroc10 · 59 replies · 1,569+ views

    Associated Content (AC) ^ | January 17, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Glenn Beck says that Sarah Palin is suspicious of everything and has her shields up more than anyone he’s ever known or met. The opinionated FNC commentator whose show has taken Fox News by storm in the last year pronounced Palin as such while appearing on the O’Reilly Factor just before the weekend, on the show’s weekly feature entitled “At Your Beck and Call.” During an analysis of his interview with Palin which occurred earlier in the same week, Beck was prompted by Bill O’Reilly to give his memorable impression of what kind of a woman Palin was, and he…
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Lest We Forget: TWO PHOTOS: One Well Known…The Other, Not So Well Known…

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WTC Flag
Lest We Forget!

 


Of the two photos above, the one of the NYC firemen raising the flag  at the site of the WTC after the 9/11 attack is now well known.

The other photo, however, is not so well known. That photo is one of the photos by Leatherneck magazine photographer, S/Sgt Lou Lowery, taken on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima on 23 February 1945, of the actual flag raising there at about 1020 on that morning.

 

Lowery had accompanied 1/Lt. Harold G. Schrier and his 40-man combat patrol (Easy Company, 2ndBn, 28th Marines), up the hill to raise our national colors; this was the first time in 2,000 years that a foreign flag had been raised on the Japanese homeland.

 

Later that same day, a larger, “replacement” flag was substituted for  the original, and was photographed at that time by Joe Rosenthal; and it was that photo that soon became famous as The Iwo Jima Flag Raising.

 

The WTC Flag picture, above, has recently appeared many times displayed  together with Rosenthal’s photo, but I have never seen it in combination with the genuine article by Lowery, therefore, I think that this combination of photos above is more appropriate, and each photo complements the other most fully…

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Buffoonish Robert Gibbs Tries to Fend of White House Press on Lack of Transparency – Video

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Buffoonish Robert Gibbs Tries to Fend of White House Press on Lack of Transparency – Video
Freedom’s Lighthouse ^ | January 17, 2010 | Brian

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2010 7:46:20 AM by Federalist Patriot

Here is video of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs being peppered with questions from the White House Press Corps about the lack of “transparency” in the way President Obama and the Democrats have conducted their fashioning of Health Care legislation.

One reporter after another chimed in that Obama promised transparency during his campaign, but has not delivered as President.

Fox News’ Major Garrett reacted to Gibbs’ defense that they have issued summaries of what has been done by saying, “That wasn’t the standard that we heard in the campaign.”

Gibbs was his typical buffoonish self, laughing like a hyena at one point, and trying to calm the reporters with an extended “Hooooooooooold Onnnnnnnnnn.”

The bottom line is that “transparency” served Obama as a campaign slogan, but it does not serve his interests as President, because he knows the light of day will reveal things he does not want the American people to see. . . . (VIDEO)

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