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America once again shows lack of class

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posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:24 AM
Nice long video of his send off in the helicopter: with loud shouts and cheers!

this one is GREAT!
the person is showing the departure off T.V. with the real song playing in the background. Here is the chance to jam out with the song at the same time of watch his back side!

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:24 AM
Come on, it's all pantomime and theatre at the end of the day!

Wouldn't have surprised me if they held up cue cards "Boo Now"!

It's a production, enjoy it or dont enjoy, but dont get pent up because people boo'd. It's their right to boo ffs, it's an expression of opinion.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:28 AM
Some people give Bush way to much credit positive and or negative,

The real rats are still in charge,

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:33 AM

Originally posted by questioningall
two great videos:

one - about the best moment in history - that I will savor and enjoy watching over and over: Bush getting on the chopper LEAVING! Yeah [edit on 21-1-2009 by questioningall]

I hope somewhere down the line you'll look back on your own posts, and realize just how childish you're acting. I didn't like Bush either, but I honestly feel no great relief at his departure. We've simply replaced one politician with another. Many a revolutionary has fought to overthrow a tyrant only to find they replaced them with someone worse.

[edit on 21-1-2009 by LLoyd45]

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:33 AM
One of the great things about a democracy like we have in the US, is the freedom we enjoy to criticize our own government. In many places around the globe, merely hinting negative thoughts about the government will get you jailed at best, killed at worst.

While it may be a bit disrespectful to boo anyone, at any time, Bush earned his place in peoples minds with his actions. We all saw how, in just one example, he ignored the disaster of Katrina and allowed fellow Americans to suffer while he and McCain ate cake together. If some people choose to Boo the former President, then that is simply a result of his actions and our collective freedom of speech.

In the Uk, Parliament members often Boo while in chamber. It is not unheard of for people to express their extreme displeasure when a political leader caused such wrong as Bush has. If you don't like it, then ignore it. If you wish to whine about it, then express your freedom of speech and whine away. Yet consider that even while at the international summit meeting not long ago, none of the other world leaders wanted to shake his hand. Bush has earned his place in History through his actions. No more, no less.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:36 AM
I can't believe how many people generalized this event. Set aside your political views, seriously, there are bigger more important issues happening right now, you guys should learn to see liberals as humans first, liberals second... Jesus Christ.. I don't know how old you guys are but debating on an internet forum about how George Bush getting booed is a lack of class is pretty immature in its own way. What will this argument bring you at the end of the day? NOTHING! This is coming from a 14 year old canadian.. I mean it's insane how much people generalize on these boards. And by the way, it wasn't only Americans who booed George Bush, Canada, France, United Kingdom, England were all countries who watched with happiness as GWB left in Executive One... Get over it

Let's just wait and see how Obama can run things before dismissing or judging anything...

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:38 AM

Originally posted by questioningall
reply to post by GiantKilr

That is fine, call me immature, call me whatever you want - but also call me HAPPY AND FULL OF JOY for the first time in 8 years!

I forgot what it was like to have hope and a possible bright future!

You are missing the fact.... we all have felt repression and hopelessness for 8 years! We can celebrate now - we can take a step forward - call our JOY immaturiaty - go ahead! I love it! I am going to get my old self back now - one of positive outlook and feeling! I missed myself over 8 years - but under Bush it was ONLY Gloom and Doom!

Wow - the release is enormous the feeling is GRAND!


Yes - celebrate - call me what you want - I don't care!

WOW - I just can't believe the nightmare is ACTUALLY OVER! It will take days for me to completely realize no more Bush!

Oh btw:

did you catch the moment, when Obama turned to Bush and said "Thanks for your honorable service"? You could hear only about 20 claps - otherwise complete SILENCE from the crowd! I loved it!

If you've been that unhappy for the past 8 years I really feel sorry for you. Although you seem to get great satisfaction in bashing Bush.

Now that he is gone what are you going to do? Who will you blame next for a new 4 years of misery? Will you blame Obama when he leads the country into another war? It will happen so be prepared.

You mention that you have felt repressed for the last 8 years. Beware of Obama and his plans for an immense government controlling of every aspect of your life. You will soon hearken back for the days of freedom.

You are in for a massive let down. I hope you can handle it. Gloom and doom is just the beginning from now on.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:44 AM

Originally posted by dooper
jso, just be patient. Those who booed today will taste their own bitterness soon enough.

This nation bought a pig in a poke. We still don't know what we are in for from this completely unknown.

He may be good, and he just may make George Bush look really good by comparison.

I was always taught that the measure of a man is a summation of his actions. Words, style, and promises mean diddly squat. Obama hasn't done one damned thing. Ever. Nothing. Ever. He got elected to the Senate? With Chicago-style politics?

Does that not trouble anyone that other than election, he has never even had a real job?

Today, that was one of the more shameful moments for Americans. But the bulk of Americans today are an embarrassment. Many uneducated in spite of education, many are rude because they lack any polish, and as a group think everything should be done for them.

I think Michael C. Riggs said it best, "A turd, encased in a fine silk sock, at the end of the day, is still a turd."

We shall see.

Very well said! Every time I see this "African", I am reminded of that peanut farmer of Georgia.That administration was a mess. I wonder if Barack will be in charge of scheduling people to use the White House tennis court too?

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:48 AM
Biden is there to keep a close eye on Obama.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:52 AM
reply to post by jibeho

Hey, that is fine keep bashing the people who are celebrating!

Call me what you will, no I will NOT STOP celebrating the most wonderful moment in the last 8 years!

I am still as HAPPY as can be! I will keep posting every wonderful video I can find of the crowds reactions - as I am sure more will be put up on youtube in the next few days.

For the nightmare to have ended - when I was afraid it never would is an absolute release of 8 years of pent up hatred, disdain for a man who shredded our consitution and commited 911!

So for all of you who are bashing us Joyous people - just remember Bush was the one who had the WTC brought down!

So for you to put us down - for being happy - is beyond words!

That piece of dirt - killed all those people in the World Trade Center - he then took our rights away - he listened to our phone calls, read our emails - tortured people, had millions killed with his lies!

How DARE you - put all of us down who are thrilled that the Worst person has now left an office of importance and was suppose to do good for us and the world! Instead he brought us DOWN!

So yes I will CELEBRATE over and over and I will post my excitement over and over!

A MURDERER is NOW OUT of office!

[edit on 21-1-2009 by questioningall]

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:53 AM
reply to post by jibeho

Even Chris Matthews thought it was in bad taste.

Did he now, considering he and the Bush haters at the MSM were major antagonist in perpetuating the situation for years, in order to push their liberal agenda,

That is pretty hypocritical of him.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:55 AM
Oh, good lord, let us not boo and hiss homicidal maniacs. What a total lack of class and judgement...


For many reason I am guessing that was the only reason they even bothered to show up... That and the fact that many african americans wanted a black president, and are now half way there.

American politics saddens me.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:56 AM
I love how people whine that nobody blames Congress, only Bush. One such poster actually - in the same sentence - made reference to Congress' low approval ratings. Sounds like we're blaming them, to me.

Would Congress get booed? Probably not. But then again, most of us don't know the individual voting records of each congressman. Bring any one of them out on stage, and tell the crowd that their voting record backed Bush's policies from start to finish. I'm sure they'll get booed also.

Is it classy to boo somebody? Okay, maybe it's not such a classy thing to do.

Cry me a river.

Sometimes the truth just isn't "classy."

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:57 AM
First, I have to make it clear that I have been profoundly frustrated with President Bush these last eight years, with that said I find myself concerned, and dare I say it frustrated at the joy and celebrations from the Hollywood far left over the election of Obama. Watching all the “We Are One” garbage last night on all the different channels got me thinking. I never heard anything about this country being “one” while Bush was in charge. All we ever heard about was how evil and stupid he was. These “loving” agents for unity were daily plotting his demise and searching for cracks in his armor to bring him down. The really militant left regularly hurled insults against Middle America, the independents, and the Republicans for having a different approach to running this nation, and the “traditional” ideology was deemed offensive and politically incorrect. Now these aging hippies have their day in the sun, and now they demand the conservatives of our country to step in line and accept not only our new President without questions and with open arms, but also, they will demand all to bow to the new philosophy of our country, which was birthed in their drugged induced hazes. Dreams of the perfect utopian society that allows all to act in a manner that seems correct to the individual, even if the actions of the individual will hurt others around them. A clear example is the homosexual agenda. The majority of America does not want homosexual civil unions to be exalted to an equal status of marriage, yet the left in Hollywood and our new leaders would have it that way anyway, and they will use insults and intimidation to force all who may disagree into submission. This was clearly demonstrated by the dear Tom Hanks at a recent appearance where he stated that those who supported California’s prop- 8 as being “un-American”. It all comes down to what we have brought upon ourselves. We all wanted change, and change is what we have gotten. We are living in an interesting time, where all around us if falling down, and we as a nation have put our faith into one man we don’t even know. We have turned our ears to the wisdom of those who claim to carry the torch of progressiveness.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 10:57 AM
reply to post by Zepherian

I don't think that is why they were booing,

Think about it.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:07 AM
Making such a big fuss over some 'booing' is itself childish and shames me as well.

Like somebody else here said, get over it.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:12 AM
reply to post by jsobecky

Look, we really do have no class as a nation, and the people that were actually there to do the booing were also the ones that felt the most alienated and disgusted by Bush. Think about it, the more rational, calm, and collected Obama supporters probably would not go out the this inauguration shindig, but they also wouldn't be the ones to boo.

And seriously, from a rational perspective, booing was not out of the question. If we take everything at face value (no conspiracy angles) and pretend the world is exactly how the media portrays it, and we even ignore issues like the war and economy (due to their complexity and grey area-ness), we still have a clueless, socially uber-conservative douche that believes he talks to Jesus.

What are you gonna do? We are classless asses, and that isn't really here nor there. I'm sure Obama will get booed if he tries to push along some liberal-ness. That's what makes the USA great, we boo instead of throwing shoes.

Let's put that aside, it's this part of the OP that I found really disturbing.

Originally posted by jsobecky
I've been a harsh critic of Obama. But this morning, after listening to pre-inauguration interviews with some conservative voices that I respect, I decided to change my mind and give Obama a chance to prove himself. The people I refer to were full of hope and praise for the man and the day, and I carried that feeling for the rest of the morning.

Now THAT just ain't right. You're letting other people do your thinking for you, and the MEDIA no less?

These are the same people that ran the only great candidate right out of the race early on.

Whatever dude, you've just clued most people on this board in to the fact that every opinion you have should be taken with a grain of salt.

Edit for to spell "shoes" correctly

[edit on 1/21/2009 by Sunsetspawn]

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:15 AM

Originally posted by slicobacon

Originally posted by Wertdagf

As long as secrecy exists we will be in war and plauged with horrors.

[edit on 20-1-2009 by Wertdagf]

You mean secret like Obama's birth certificate?

Sorry - couldn't resist. But the booing of a former President was in bad taste. Period. They didn't even do that to Nixon or Clinton.

I guess the crowd (country) thought perhaps that Bush was even worse then either of those two.

Sorry, but I couldn`t resist.

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:16 AM
reply to post by jsobecky
I dont think this was America showing no class but the people that elected Obama,there is a differance.Bush needs to be ignored for sure but to stand and be apart of a crowed that acts like a child scorned is a true lack of self respect.You retain your dignity by not lowering yourself to that level.

I can only imagine how the Obama people are going to act when this empty suit shows what he is truely capable of,no doubt these people will booooo him to.I am not ashamed of my country but I am embaressed to be an American at this time in history.

[edit on 21-1-2009 by Battleline]

posted on Jan, 21 2009 @ 11:16 AM
Perhaps all conservatives should show a little class and do what they call on all liberals to do and support the President even though he is of a different party.

Or will we have a new class of posters, the "OBAMA HATERS"

I think they already exist as evidenced by this thread.

class indeed......

hypocrisy much....

[edit on 21-1-2009 by whaaa]

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