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October 15, 2008

Obama flag conspiracy theory

Oh, wow...via folo:

John Cole spotted this on a comment thread at Townhall:

At an Ohio campaign stop last week Obama gave a speech with a background of American flags which is quite common. However, if you look closely some of the flags are not American flags. The blue field has been changed to show an Obama seal. Yes, there are also stars but have no pattern and they do not add up to 50.

With Obama making his own seal and now this it looks like maybe he is putting some credence to the recent article by Stanley Kurtz in the National Review. Is he planning on creating an African county within the US.

I think the presence of these flags should be viewed with alarm. And I don’t want to hear any looney left comments that they are only decoration. They ARE a modification of the American Flag.

And on down a few comments, this:

the flag you’re asking about is the state flag of ohio.

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I'm glad that someone else besides me notices all these goings on. If elected, Obama will fly his stinking rag over the White House!

Obama and his Elitist Muslim Latte Sipping Street Gang brotherhood obviously went back in time and changed the flag so it would have is logo later.

Or maybe synchronicity is real and appearing behind obama in 2008 caused the ohio flag to be designed that way in 1902. Besides 9-1=8 and 8002 and 2008 are mirror images so it makes sense that barack obama used synchronicity and backwards causation to alter the flag so it matched.

You just don't see these plausible explanations because of liberal bias and confirmation bias.

(Snicker)

Wonder what they'd make of Hawaii's flag? It has a Union Jack in one corner! Them Limeys, they's conspirin' ta take over!

Yes, these people are for real. And they aren't all morons. Some of them are actually organized, which I don't like to think about...

This is too perfect. I thought for sure it was an urban legend, spoofing the "Flag Pin" nonsense. But it's here, and Michelle Malkin has a post on her site saying that she's received several e-mails complaining about the "Obama flag." (She does recognize that it's in fact the Ohio flag.) In the thread following Malkin's post, one of the commentators responds by linking (supportively) to a claim that Obama's logo is inspired by that of the Weather Underground, and possibly even designed by William Ayers. If you follow the link, the resemblance is indeed uncanny, in that both the Obama logo, and the Weather Underground logo, um, have arcs in them. The claim in the link is followed by a thread in which they discuss various "interesting" theories about Obama, and Obama's secret Presidental seal. Seriously, no satire could be more ridiculous than this.

Newsflash! Enormous rodents have established a beachhead on the West Coast!

The folks at Sadly, No! are right. If you look at it in a certain way, this really is the Best Election Ever.

Ah yes, once again we are focusing on the crucial issues like flags! Love it! Just like making fun of Sarah Palin's accent! Top level issues! Those pesky issues like taxes and schools and infrastructure can take a back seat while these two parties and discuss the important issues. This whole thing is a joke now. Let's just vote and speed up the swearing in so Bush can go. That's the ultimate goal anyway.

BTW, anyone have a number on how many hundreds of millions these two parties are wasting running ads and campaigning while the country rots financially? yeah, these people live in the real world! Joke! They nothing about what it is like to be middle class or live paycheck to paycheck yet we have to vote for one of them. UGH!

Not long ago, the Obama cult produced a fake presidential seal

It wouldn't have surprised me if they had indeed produced an "Obama flag"

Enormous rodents have established a beachhead on the West Coast!

Rodents Of Unusual Size ?
I don't think they exist.

I tell you, these folks are just dumber then a bag of hammers.


And on down a few comments, this:

the flag you’re asking about is the state flag of ohio.

And so? That just proves that Obama plans to turn the state of Ohio into an African country within the U.S.

That's African county,, parse, not country.

Tch tch tch. You of all people. 8^)

Mea culpa, Uncle Kvetch

Ah yes, once again we are focusing on the crucial issues like flags!

Like it or not, five-alarm stupid naturally attracts attention.

No argument here cfrost! This is clearly 5-alarm stupid.

speaking of flags (but taking great liberty going off on a tangent): isn't the right always grousing about Obama's lack of patriotism for not wearing the flag lapel pin? I've noticed that Obama has worn one at each debate but McCain has not. Is Johnny trying to tell us something?

Radio host Bob Grant:

"But really folks, did you notice Obama is not content with just having several American flags, plain old American flags with the 50 states represented by 50 stars? He has the "O" flag. And that's what that "O" is. That's what that "O" is. Just like he did with the plane he was using. He had the flag painted over, and the "O" for Obama. Now, these are symptom -- these things are symptomatic of a person who would like to be a potentate -- a dictator."

If you think it's bad now, wait till November 5th. I'm confident Free Republic and Red State will say Obama won just because of ACORN and voter fraud, and he's not the legitimate winner of the election.

Alon, that's a given that they will say that. I look forward to them making the accusations; it means that they will be bleeding and anguished. Last thing I want from Team Wingnut is mature resignation and class. Gimme my goddamn howler monkeys.

OHIO STATE FLAG

See it here: http://www.50states.com/flag/print/ohflag.htm

Ohio's state flag was adopted in 1902. The Ohio burgee, as the swallowtail design is properly called, was designed by John Eisemann. The large blue triangle represents Ohio's hills and valleys, and the stripes represent roads and waterways. The 13 stars grouped about the circle represent the original states of the union; the 4 stars added to the peak of the triangle symbolize that Ohio was the 17th state admitted to the union. The white circle with its red center not only represents the "O" in Ohio, but also suggests Ohio's famous nickname, "The Buckeye State."

I am always impressed with how much the great patriots of this nation do not know about the individual states. I am an Ohioan and that flag represents our state. There seems to be quite a few people who are not as smart as a fifth grader!

I love it when someone goes on a spite fest and ends up getting slapped back because of it!

The whole thing is no less that hilarious!

Um...hello--as has been pointed out- that is th state flag of ---OHIO!!!!!!!!! He was in---OHIO!!!!!!!

Here--something else to think about---seriously---
Subject: WHAT IF THINGS WERE SWITCHED AROUND?
>
> This is one of the most thoughtful "WHAT IF" scenarios I have
read.
> It was from a comment opportunity after people voted on who
> won the debate in a Colorado Springs newspaper. >
>
> Obama/Biden vs McCain/Palin, what if things were switched
> around?..... think about it. Would the country's collective point of
> view be different? (10/8/08)
>
> Ponder the following:
>
> What if the Obamas had paraded five children across the stage,
> including a three month old infant and an unwed, pregnant teenage
> daughter?
>
> What if John McCain was a former president of the Harvard Law Review?
> What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his graduating
> class?
>
> What if McCain had only married once, and Obama was a divorcee?
>
> What if Obama was the candidate who left his first wife after a severe
> disfiguring car accident, when she no longer measured up to his
> standards?
>
> What if Obama had met his second wife in a bar and had a long affair
> while he was still married?
>
> What if Michelle Obama was the wife who not only became addicted to
> pain killers but also acquired them illegally through her charitable
> organization?
>
> What if Cindy McCain graduated from Harvard?
>
> What if Obama had been a member of the Keating Five?
> (The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of
> corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the
> larger Savings and Loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s.)
>
> What if McCain was a charismatic, eloquent speaker?
> What if Obama couldn't read from a teleprompter?
>
> What if Obama was the one who had military experience that included
> discipline problems and a record of crashing seven planes?
>
> What if Obama was the one who was known to display publicly, on many
> occasions, a serious anger management problem?
>
> What if Michelle Obama's family had made their money from beer
> distribution?
>
> What if the Obamas had adopted a white child?
>
> You could easily add to this list. If these questions reflected
> reality, do you really believe the election numbers would be as close
> as they are?
>
> This is what racism does. It covers up, rationalizes and minimizes
> positive qualities in one candidate and emphasizes negative qualities
> in another when there is a color difference.
>
> Educational Background:
>
> Barack Obama:
> Columbia University - B.A. Political Science with a Specialization in
> International Relations.
> Harvard - Juris Doctor (J.D.) Magna Cum Laude
>
> Joseph Biden:
> University of Delaware - B.A. in History and B.A. in Political
> Science.
> Syracuse University College of Law - Juris Doctor (J.D.)
>
> vs.
>
> John McCain:
> United States Naval Academy - Class rank: 894 of 899
>
> Sarah Palin:
> Hawaii Pacific University - 1 semester North Idaho College - 2
> semesters - general study University of Idaho - 2 semesters -
> journalism Matanuska-Susitna College - 1 semester University of Idaho
> - 3 semesters - B.A. in Journalism
>
> Education isn't everything, but this is about the two highest offices
> in the land as well as our standing in the world. You make the call.

Consider this:
1. Obama has no administrative or executive experience
2. He never had to meet a budget
3. He has never had to account for administrative decisions
4. He has never managed a business or group of employees
5. He has never had to hire and fire
6. He has never had to be accountable for public decisions
7. He has never introduced or sponsored a major piece of legislation in the U.S. Senate
8. He has announced present 149 times but never did a single thing in the Senate, except to accept his $175,000 salary
9. He has never released his medical records
10. His wife has never released her college thesis
11. He cannot name one national white or hispanic leader who supports him and who he would put on his cabinet
12. He will not disclose who gave him the $2,000,000 for his campaign in September.
13. He wants to increse taxes on Ameican corporations. We now pay
22% federal taxes in everything we buy. Whatever redistribution of wealth (socialism) Obama wants to do, that taxation will be paid by the American consumer as everything his. He wants you to believe he will tax corporations, but Americans pay all taxes, in everything you buy.
Bill Harper

i hate to sound harsh but i couldn't be as harsh as some of my american family when i say "when do we do what we preach and not as we want"? i'm refering to our american maverick and hero JOHN MC CAIN.like john kennedy and general eisenhouer, MC CAIN has been a A student in american life.how can anyone in his right mind not reward the patriot with the presidency ? no, hes not a commy democrat of today. he represents our country and its republic. i don't know obama but i know his association by his own choice with radicals. i know he also is first hand responsible for the recent fanny mae and freddy mac downfall that ruined the lives directly of thousands of our fellow americans who thought obama was great in helping them to buy what they would soon lose.imagine how they feel.hood winked by a half breed american who is racist by calling himself one race over another just for the free ride.what a man to be our commander in chief.many times last week he refeered to his muslim religion taught him!!! how to be invisable and lie his ass off to gain control of this country and use our military against US.SO DON'T BE FOOLED BY A WOLF IN SHEEPS CLOTHING. go with the experienced one with the white hair he has kept up with every debate even correcting the host on ocassion.Give him his request and a woman her next level in service to her country.two clean americans that won't stand for the bull on the hill.GOD BLESS.

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