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Obama eat your heart out, Now this, this, is a message...

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posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:04 PM
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edit on 1-6-2014 by OpinionatedB because: (no reason given)




posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:07 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: intelligenthoodlum33
What does this have to do with Obama?


I think what Slayer is saying, and you need to watch the video to understand, is that McRaven sounds genuine during his speech, Obama, not so much.


Up coming threads:

Race car driver wins NASCAR.....Obama eat your heart out!
Tennis player wins Wimbleton....Obama eat your heart out!
Cat uses the litter box for the first time......Well you get the message.



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:10 PM
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a reply to: LarryLove
The latter but add massive money and murder.
We just haven't figured out how to fix it since this voting thing is getting kind of moot.
When we do you'll sure know it.



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:23 PM
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originally posted by: intelligenthoodlum33
a reply to: SLAYER69


What does this have to do with Obama?




EDIT Haven't watched the video. Only read the excerpt, so maybe spoke too soon. Will watch when I have time.



I think he’s trying to say Obama is a superficial, soulless, platitude producing and pedestrian cheap politician that never speaks from his heart.

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posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:33 PM
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what's the business with the hand sign???

is he a gangster rapper bad boy???

or is he the spawn of satan signalling to his minions???

he's just missing the baseball cap on back the front....



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:41 PM
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www.businessinsider.com.au... h-at-ut-2014-5


But, YOU are the class of 2014 — the class that can affect the lives of 800 million people in the next century.


Why only 800 million?



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 06:42 PM
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originally posted by: intelligenthoodlum33

originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: intelligenthoodlum33
What does this have to do with Obama?


I think what Slayer is saying, and you need to watch the video to understand, is that McRaven sounds genuine during his speech, Obama, not so much.


Up coming threads:

Race car driver wins NASCAR.....Obama eat your heart out!
Tennis player wins Wimbleton....Obama eat your heart out!
Cat uses the litter box for the first time......Well you get the message.



It's more like this ....

Obama gets icy reception at West Point

Obama is a -zero zilcher- compared to Adm. McRaven.



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 07:28 PM
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originally posted by: DaRAGE
www.businessinsider.com.au... h-at-ut-2014-5


But, YOU are the class of 2014 — the class that can affect the lives of 800 million people in the next century.


Why only 800 million?


The reason is made clear in the video.

He said that if each of the graduating class changed the life of 10 people, which effects their children's, and their children's lives after a century they could have effected 800 million people.

The math may be questionable but I'm not sure what that has to do with the meaning of it.



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 07:30 PM
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a reply to: tri-lobe-1

I agree about the finish of the speech. To me this wasn't all that GOOD of a speech to begin with. It wasn't bad by any means, but it certainly was and IS on some level or another, just a recruitment tool for the military - this guys story...in front of 8000+ 20 something year old's, who will likely have no choice but to enlist when the step into the job market to pay back those student loans. Not that any of it was bad advice, but seriously....the "rock on"/ devil Satan worship salute? What's that crap all about? What's wrong with using the USN salute to end a speech about the USN SEALS? Why the weird one?

Odd...very odd.



posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 07:30 PM
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originally posted by: tri-lobe-1
what's the business with the hand sign???

is he a gangster rapper bad boy???

or is he the spawn of satan signalling to his minions???

he's just missing the baseball cap on back the front....



originally posted by: Sparkymedic
a reply to: tri-lobe-1

but seriously....the "rock on"/ devil Satan worship salute? What's that crap all about? What's wrong with using the USN salute to end a speech about the USN SEALS? Why the weird one?

Odd...very odd.


The speech he is making is at the University of Texas at Austin, which is also where he graduated from.

en.wikipedia.org...


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posted on Jun, 1 2014 @ 08:04 PM
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SLAYER is a veteran of these boards, and knows a secret or two about how to get your threads starred to the top.

Kudos for that



posted on Jun, 2 2014 @ 07:37 PM
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I listened to the whole thing a few days ago, my cousin was in the crowd and sent it out to everyone.

@Admiral McRaven vs Obama, an unscripted conversation between them would probably go down like that of congressman Hank Johnson and Admiral Robert Willard.



Too bad Admirals are too honest of men to be successful politicians, or even interested in that muckfest.

The plus side is hopefully they are smart and honorable enough to disobey orders when SHTF.
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posted on Jun, 2 2014 @ 09:30 PM
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a reply to: SLAYER69

many Stars & Flags to ya Slayer !!

This SO hit me like a tone of bricks!

thanks, I truely needed the inspiration



posted on Jun, 3 2014 @ 03:16 PM
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a reply to: TheLegend




The plus side is hopefully they are smart and honorable enough to disobey orders when SHTF.


this is the foremost thought in my mind ...

and has been since 9/11/01



posted on Jun, 3 2014 @ 03:35 PM
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well.. since the external text is broke ...and limited ..being a ....*******


here's the transcription link
Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World



posted on Jun, 5 2014 @ 07:13 PM
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Thanks for posting. Great stuff overall to live by.



posted on Jun, 19 2014 @ 03:05 PM
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a reply to: SLAYER69

When you are trying to make comparisons between any two, or more, entities you need to find a common denominator.
I think you are trying to make leadership as this point.
The backgrounds and points of view of Obama and McRaven are very far apart. About the only thing they would seem to have in common is that they are both adult males.
Obama grew up in a world of multiple races and in various areas of the world. I don't know about McRaven, but I would guess he did not. So their points of perspectives are very far apart.
McRaven has had the "benefits" of the toughest traing in the world, while Obama went to law school. Again far different lives which they have lived.
However, when it comes to the finer points of "leadership" I think you missed one very important aspect.
It does not matter who you are or how well you have been trained, some people would rather die than be lead by anyone.
I was a leader of a team of men, while in the military, and was very fortunate to have men who took orders and did their jobs. I saw other units which were not so well blessed. They always had trouble with discipline and covering their position.
As some would say,"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink."
You can only lead those willing to follow.
edit on 19-6-2014 by teamcommander because: spelling



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