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Has anyone seen this on Obama???

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posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 10:39 AM

Did anyone else catch this?? Why haven't the "mainstream" media targeted this statement??? But Palin's wardrobe has....

By the way, there ARE 57 Islamic states

The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is an international organisation with a permanent delegation to the United Nations. It groups 57 member states, from the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, Caucasus, Balkans, Southeast Asia, South Asia and South America. The official languages of the organisation are Arabic, English and French.

As an AMERICAN (that isn't running for Pres), even I know there are 50 states....but why did the number of ISLAMIC STATES come to his mind FIRST?????

[edit on 30-10-2008 by scrubsnstuffkim]

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 10:55 AM
Are you serious?
Why would you even post this, you know you are just gonna get torn apart by the other members here. I'd be happy to start.
This has been hashed out by the MSM and ATS, it's not an issue. The man misspoke, it was not some Freudian slip.

Look, I'm not the biggest fan of Obama either, but this is just grasping for straws to try and make the guy look as bad as the other 2 candidates, pretty pathetic if you ask me.

You can't defend Palin or McCain so you attack Obama on the dumbest most meaningless little thing. Why can't you just man up, show some integrity and admit, that McCain/Palin is a horrible ticket, the republicans blew it, and only a fool would vote for or defend them.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 10:58 AM
Man this is getting sadder every day. Pretty soon I guess we'll see McCain claim Obama is a reptilian with compressed video on youtube that plainly shows vertical pupils. I can't wait for next Tuesday.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:02 AM
reply to post by liquidsmoke206

Am I supposed to be scare of "being torn up by the other members"? Or you, for that matter? Obama has "mis-spoke" about A LOT of things (i.e. "my Muslim faith" with George Stephanopoulos) that don't make sense. Are you ready to give up that gun for Obama that you show so proudly???

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:04 AM
People on here seem to go hysterical if you say something even remotely negative about Obama. It's pretty pathetic.

Since I've been visiting this site I've seen more McCain bashing threads but the second somebody says something even remotely negative about Obama it's like you've insulted them personally. It's really odd (or the defensive folks are just odd). C'mon folks, all these politician are screwing us. Wake up!

The fact is that if McCain had said it he would have been lampooned in the media and right here on ATS.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:06 AM
reply to post by damwel

Does it make it more plausible for you if it is not in a "YouTube" video? Does it then make it real?

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:11 AM
reply to post by scrubsnstuffkim

Should you be scared? I don't know. I'd imagine that someone who is obsessed with gun ownership probably lives with a lot of fear.

It just seems pointless to start another trash Obama thread, by not bringing anything to the table except some old quote of his that really doesn't prove anything at all.

I mean, you'd rather have a 72 year old guy who can't use a computer run the country with a 150,000 outfit as a running mate, all because Obama misspoke once, and you love guns. Which Obama wouldn't be able to take away anyways. Think about it.

For the record, the gun is a BB gun we used in a short film we were making. You should try doing something creative sometime, oh wait you can't, you're a republican.

PS I'm NOT voting for Obama.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:13 AM
Has anyone seen this? Yes. We've seen it. Do a search on it and you'll find that it's already been discussed ad nauseam. Remember the search function for your next thread,

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:16 AM
The gun crap is phoney too. Hang it up. Limbaugh, O'Reilly and the boys have been feeding you lies and garbage for years. People aren't scared anymore and not enough of them are going to believe you. As far as youtube goes I have no idea what you are talking about.

Edit to add: I didn't say he didn't say it. I said SO WHAT IF HE DID! Since you are so concerned about one statement then if I were you I would be more concerned with McCain's Corporate Socialism and the fact that he doesn't know who's fighting who in the middle east.

[edit on 30-10-2008 by damwel]

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:21 AM
reply to post by liquidsmoke206

Who said I am a Republican? I am party needed. Look, I did not post this to start a "verbal battle of wits" here. I don't know you, and you don't know me. To be honest, I think both candidates suck....they both scare me. Obama just scared me's a trust issue. Do I think if McCain wins that on Nov 5th we will wake up to butterflies and flowers? NO....I do not... I think the Republican party picked a sh***y candidate to run, almost like they were making sure Obama wins...
As far as the gun, I don't even own a gun, so I don't know about "gun-loving".....I'm more of a "rights-lover". So, I apologize for the backhanded statement about the gun to you, I don't want to come across as some Annie Oakley, which I surely am not. I just merely wanted to see if anyone else had seen or been told about the statement(s) he made, and if not, then WHY not......

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:23 AM
reply to post by Benevolent Heretic

Fairly new to this, finding out rather quickly that people are pissy

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:33 AM

Who said I am a Republican?

I did, why else would you start a nitpick about Obama thread? Come on fess up, you're a republican, just admit it and stop being such a fair weather fan.

Look, I did not post this to start a "verbal battle of wits" here.

No duh, with the kind of ammo you're carrying a verbal battle of wits would be a total suicide mission.

To be honest, I think both candidates suck....they both scare me. Obama just scared me's a trust issue.

So you do live with a lot of fear, how'd I know that? Hmmmmmm

I'm more of a "rights-lover"

Great, so why are you sticking up for the party that has systematically repealed your civil rights over the past 8 years?

I just merely wanted to see if anyone else had seen or been told about the statement(s) he made

Yes, a million times, and everyone agrees that he misspoke. You could have answered your last question by doing a simple little search.


posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:37 AM
Neither Obama or McCain should be trusted! McCain is a puppet and so is Obama. With McCain it is extremely obvious, with Obama it isn't so much because he is a much better orator and makes far fewer gaffes.

PS I am Canadian and neither Republican or Democrat. It's just common sense.
NO ONE should be voting for EITHER of these ass clowns.


posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:37 AM
reply to post by Gemini27

You'll find this is more pronounced because of the need people nurture for political 'loyalty.'

Essentially, this statement is no more than 'a statement.' We may never know if he was referring to Islamic states, or simply in a foggy state of mind at the time. It may come to pass that the point will become moot.

There are many here who are 'fixed' on a point of 'getting their man/party' in power; nothing short of catastrophe will shunt their zealotry.

But I will tell you this. Since It is unfair to criticize the positions of others without giving them proper credit. If they are at least paying attention, even they must have some 'benefit of the doubt' questions on their candidate. Everyone should have a lot of that kind of mental reservation going on - regardless of their party or candidate. Neither is what I would call, the next 'great' American.

But the media does a great job of creating heroes for us doesn't it? History is a great teacher, just unforgiving. Dole, Gore, and all the others, were also America's hope for the future. All it takes is money. You could be one too.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 11:41 AM
reply to post by scrubsnstuffkim

Again, I wish there was a big BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO button or a negative dark star option.

This is a pathetic attempt to rehash something that has been brought up.

He could have easily have been to 57 locations within the states (amazingly, this may come as a HUGE shock to you, there are some fairly big states that could require two or three stops) meaning that it was a simple slip.

He was talking about the states and I have caught myself doing this at times. I will replace a word like 'stops' with 'states' if I am talking. Haven't you ever been talking and then you see a word on a sign and say that word instead of what you meant to say? Haven't you ever called someone by a different name on accident?

You see, it happens. It means you are HUMAN.

So, as I have stated above. Here is my BOOOOOOOO button.


[edit: removed excessive "O"s skewing the page]

[edit on 30-10-2008 by 12m8keall2c]

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 12:12 PM
Viewing the election from canada i am really surprised that these two men are the actual candidates. Obama reminds me of a furniture salesman ,i dont trust him.Macain is a war hero etc. but what the States needs is someone with attitude to take over and not look back,America needs strong, hard direction.

posted on Oct, 30 2008 @ 12:21 PM
To anyone with a brain, it's clear that it's just another example a politician flubbing words. Have you ever listened to Bush speak off script??? I am sure he meant 47 states with one left to go, and then he states that his advisors were against him going to Alaska and Hawaii, that adds up to 50. I know this is a conspiracy site, but come on, not everything is a conspiracy, sometimes it's just silly coincidence!

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