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Does anyone else find it strange that when our media refers to the president they call him MR. OBAMA

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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:03 PM
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I"m am over 50 years old and I do not recall ever in my 50 years where the current president was ever refereed to as anything but Mr. President
or President _________________ Bush, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Kennedy ... I was taught that not using a title like President or Her Majesty or King was just bad manors and poor educate.

It's almost like the JOKEs on us. They have known since day one that this current president is not a true legal president and that is why you constantly hear Mr. Obama from our news reports... Does anyone else seem to find this odd or do I just have a bad memory?




posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:07 PM
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a reply to: Terims

Yes, very strange.



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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:10 PM
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a reply to: Terims

What's strange about not wanting to refer to a black man as Mr. President?


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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:10 PM
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I"m am over 50 years old and I do not recall ever in my 50 years where the current president was ever refereed to as anything but Mr. President

Apparently memories can be selective. A quick sample:



“I consider it a tragedy that the party of Abraham Lincoln let go of its historic ties with the African-American community,” said Mr. Bush

www.nytimes.com...


After television cameras showed a box-shaped bulge on his back during the first presidential debate, Internet bloggers wondered whether Mr. Bush had been wired to receive help with his responses from aides such as White House communications director Dan Bartlett and senior adviser Karen Hughes.

www.cbsnews.com...


In his televised, prime-time address, Mr Bush described the nation's dependence on imported oil as "a serious problem".

news.bbc.co.uk...
 

Cut and past this URL. Change the name. Change the date.
www.google.com...

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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:14 PM
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originally posted by: AgentShillington
a reply to: Terims

What's strange about not wanting to refer to a black man as Mr. President?


Way to bait...

Keep it up you can become a Master.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:18 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere

originally posted by: AgentShillington
a reply to: Terims

What's strange about not wanting to refer to a black man as Mr. President?


Way to bait...

Keep it up you can become a Master.


Please. This entire thread is a bait. I just decided to play along. Every president is referred to as "Mr. ______" Phage nailed it, as per usual, but that won't keep Mr. Quixote from slaying giants. I simply offered the windmill.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:20 PM
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Better than a lot of other names people might prefer I guess.

Peace



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:24 PM
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a reply to: AgentShillington

I was just playing along...

However, you are known for slinging it around. And, I'm just as guilty.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:31 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere
a reply to: AgentShillington

I was just playing along...

However, you are known for slinging it around. And, I'm just as guilty.



Well, even as I was baiting, I was drawing a larger connection to why someone would notice this president is called "Mr. ______" to the exclusion of the others. Why is that, you wonder? Other presidents in recent history have had their elections marred by much more damaging evidence than anything "The Birther" movement has ever been able to piece together (Bush). Other presidents in recent history have been Democrats (Clinton). Others have used the military in a fashion that many seem as illegal (Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush II).

So, we have to look for something that sets them apart.

Could it really be something as basic as racism?

I'm not saying no.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:36 PM
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It bothered me when they did it to President Bush. Possibly, I was hyper sensitive because the left was so openly disrespectful to the president... not sure.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:39 PM
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a reply to: onthedownlow


Mr. Reagan would like to see the AIDS test applied to immigrants, Federal prisoners, patients at veterans' hospitals, people getting married and those attending sexual disease clinics. Apart from prison populations containing drug addicts, these are not the groups at highest risk for AIDS.

www.nytimes.com...


Mr. Reagan had good reason for his omission: The superpower positions are now reversed. The President called at Glassboro - to a resisting Soviet leader

articles.philly.com...



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:42 PM
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Mostly right wing media, but it's been starting to drift into left wing media as well.

The right wing media aren't smart enough to realize that when they refer to the President as "Mr." they're disrespecting the OFFICE of the Presidency, not the person who holds that office.

FOX NEWS still calls the half term Governor and failed VP candidate "Governor Palin" to this day, and refers to every other President correctly (even "President Clinton") but refuse to refer to a second term President as "President Obama".

Even leaders of North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela and Iran all get called by their official titles by FOX, but not their own President.

In the Middle Ages, FOX NEWS anchors would have been tried for HIgh Treason and faced some of the worst penalties ever devised by any legal system in history.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:47 PM
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a reply to: babybunnies



from Fox....



President Obama received medical treatment Saturday for a persistent sore throat that his doctor said is being caused by acid reflux.

The president was treated in the morning by an ear, nose and throat specialist from Fort Belvoir Medical Center, under the supervision of his physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson. He said the specialist conducted a fiber optic exam, based on the president's sore throat symptoms over the past couple weeks and that the results showed soft-tissue swelling in the back of the throat.

story






President Obama and the Ferguson controversy

Hmmm.



Boyng ing ing




posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:50 PM
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a reply to: babybunnies
Christian Science Monitor:
Headline:


Mr. Nice Guy: Why Reagan remains effective



Mr. Manatt is a leading critic of the President. He thinks Mr. Reagan's ''conservative ideological impact'' is wearing out. And he cites national polls that show the President's job rating dropping to the low 40 percent range.



State Democratic chieftains are quite critical of the President. And they appear to see the President's decline in the polls as promising for Democratic prospects next fall. But invariably, these leaders concede - without much relish - that Reagan still commands personal affection and trust. This makes him a potent force.

www.csmonitor.com...



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:52 PM
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a reply to: AgentShillington
I am, I could give two S##TS about what the moron is covered with.
That would be ,because we regard him as an incompetant ,sociallist,threat.
WE being NON P.C. deluded packmules of a failed philosophical effort, can see such things based on what HISTORY has shown us.
Both RECENT and old.
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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:56 PM
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WE being NON P.C. deluded packmules of a failed philosophical effort

Ah. You mean "We" being the ones that are right when everyone that doesn't agree with us is wrong.

To clarify, I don't particularly like the current administration but please don't include me in your "we."


The premise of this topic is absurd.
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posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 07:57 PM
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a reply to: babybunnies

I think, instead of taking the opportunity to rail against FoxNews, you probably could've just said "the media." I've seen it across the bored, left and right leaning, to both democrats and republicans.

I have to ask though, if you despise FoxNews so much, why you do watch them? I mean, the only way to really know how they refer to people is by watching them so...

edit on 7-12-2014 by Shamrock6 because: Typo



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 08:01 PM
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a reply to: whyamIhere


To the OP though...no, not really! I've more commonly seen/heard "President Obama," and the Phage gave plenty of examples of "Mr. President" and the like otherwise.
edit on 12/7/2014 by Praetorius because: Incompletitude



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 08:05 PM
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a reply to: Phage

I didn't, YOU just inserted yourself into the definition.
"WE" are who agrees in nominal debate.



posted on Dec, 7 2014 @ 08:05 PM
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originally posted by: cavtrooper7
a reply to: AgentShillington
I am, I could give two S##TS about what the moron is covered with.
That would be ,because we regard him as an incompetant ,sociallist,threat.
WE being NON P.C. deluded packmules of a failed philosophical effort, can see such things based on what HISTORY has shown us.
Both RECENT and old.


Yeah, yeah, I've heard this before, not really sure what it means though. You don't like Obama because he is a Socialist. Well, guess what, I don't like him because he ISN'T a Socialist.



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