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Obama Not Scheduled to Commemorate D-Day

It’s D-Day and President Obama is hitting the beaches – of sunny California!

Instead of scheduling a brief event to mark the 68th anniversary of America’s brutal landing on the shores of Normandy, Obama is already on his way to San Francisco, where he will hold two fundraisers before moving on to Beverly Hills to stage two more.

Obama failed to mark D-Day with either a speech or a written proclamation both last year or the year before. He did give a speech in 2009, the 65th anniversary of the event.

First Lady Michelle Obama, who has made much of her “Joining Forces” campaign to support military families, also has nothing planned for D-Day. She’ll be in New York City for a fundraiser and then in Philadelphia to meet with campaign volunteers.

Obama’s failure to mark D-Day in any significant way is both a shame and a political mistake.

According to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, two critical swing states – Florida and Pennsylvania, are among the top five states in terms of veterans’ population. Within the top twelve are four others – Michigan, Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina – all states Obama desperately needs to carry.

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723 Responses to Obama Not Scheduled to Commemorate D-Day

    • and starting january 21, 2013 he’ll ignore you. I can’t wait. Because I’m a homosexual coastal elite! Stupid moron.

  1. For the record, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush did not mark the non-major anniversaries of DDay. I’ll tell you what those terrified boys didn’t die for: your racist, ignorant un-American hate-mongering. Shame on all of you.

  2. Forget the total disregard for anyone but his 1% friends and donors… It just shows no class.

    But looking to Obama for class is like looking for an honest politician in. Chicago… ***crickets***

  3. Someone should have told him they were going to be giving the muslim call to prayer during the ceremonies there…

    He would have attended for sure…. He is such a POS moronic clown…

  4. Obama is a disgrace to his family and Country. He has nothing but contempt for this Country and it is seen in his action and the words of his wife. I can’t wait for them to return to IL

  5. Really? The race card? Still?

    What does Obama’s disdain for the military and it’s veterans have to do with his ghoulish obsession with drone strikes that have killed more civilians than W did in 7 years?

  6. So wrong in many ways! He disrupts Memorial Day for vets wanting to pay respects at the Vietnam Memorial in DC to hold a 15 minutes speech (one of the busiest days of the year in DC too) but he can not pay tribute to our fallen soldiers who died for our freedoms along with others 70 years ago? What, was his audience not big enough? President Obama is an arrogant, immature, attention seeker. Hope and Change can not come soon enough for me, when he is voted out of office.

  7. How about some context in the piece? Has every President during the first 64 anniversaries noted the day with some sort of public address? Is Obama the first to ignore the day, or is he in-line with previous Presidents? At least tell us if Bush and Clinton noted the anniversary every year they were in office.

  8. This just shows how much the United States has changed. Whilst in the past events from the 18th century were honoured and cherished, today there is little that unites or ties Americans, divided as they are by background. As someone who would choose Obama over Romney, I find this decision to ignore the D-Day anniversary deplorable and with incredulity. But then, the first thing President Obama did upon entering the Oval Office was to summon the British ambassador to take back the bust of Churchill.

  9. Does this come as a surprise to anyone? It’s just the usual. Our veterans are watching and so are the patriotic people of our country. He is so out of touch with the real world.

  10. No surprise in this, since Obama has no respect for military personnell beyond the lip service needed to get their cooperation to act as a backdrop for his political campaign. Obama has no respect or consideration of these people he considers to be “stupid underlings.”

  11. What a piece of crap. I’ll admit, ‘W’ made some bailout mistakes a good president does not make in a second term. But this total Douche Bag is a waste of skin, isn’t a good person–and could therefore never be a good president.

    Obama – Impeach Him before he does more Harm to America and her People.

  12. The entire Leftist cabal that runs the WH, including POTUS, hate vets, hate the US involvement in any war, hate the West, and unfortunately, most young people in this country are being taught the same disrespect or total lack of knowledge of what we fought for or the meaning of D-Day, so Barry thinks it doesn’t matter. Sadly, he might be right, but for vets….there shouldn’t be a single one who votes for this commie creep.

    Also it should be noted that a few days ago, Barry kept the Vest away from the Vietnam War Wall so he could have his photo-op, the first time on Memorial Day that Vets were forcibly kept from going to the Wall. Barry is repugnant, end of story.

  13. thats because the bilderburgers who made obama president are rooted in the SS. now if you were an old SS wannabe would YOU commemorate the greatest generation? hello we have built fema concentration camps here in the US and pedophiles and defrocked preists are in charge of the TSA. Flouride was in the nazi death camps AND its in OUR water too. See any similarities???

  14. Obama closed down and cleared people away from the Vietnam Memorial on Memorial Day for seven hours so he could give a 15 minute photo-op / campaign speech. ……….

  15. F R O M T H E N E T H E R L A N D S

    Dear readers,

    The famous American 101st Airborne Division opened the terrible battle of Normandy by a dropping and landing (gliders) BY NIGHT on a partly flooded area!!!.
    So many were happy they survived, EXCEPT 822 men – only from that division — were killed in action and 3 times more were wounded in action (too many till today).
    The brave guys of that division who survived did liberated me in Operation Market Garden (A bridge too far or the Battle of Arnhem). This time 853 men were KIA and many, many were WIA. Too many were MIA or became POW.
    And then came the battle of the Ardennes (the battle of Bastogne) by the Battered Bastards of Bastogne; the 101st.
    Again almost 900 men were killed in action, but this time six times more wounded because the winter was cruel, terrible (frozen legs).

    Can you believe that I don’t go to Normandy (in June), own country (end May) and Bastogne (Dec) on Memorial Ceremony to commemorate the guys who did liberated me; who took my parents, my older brother and my twin brother and me out of an air raid shelter when I was almost six.

    So when this is true about your President I only can say this (one of the vets did send me that):
    *** “While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old rancher, whose hand was caught in the squeeze gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up a conversation with the old man. Eventually the topic got around to Obama and his role as our president.
    The old rancher said, ‘Well, ya know, Obama is a ‘Post Turtle”. Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him, what a ‘post turtle’ was. The old rancher said, ‘When you’re driving down a country road and you come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that’s a ‘post turtle’.
    The old rancher saw the puzzled look on the doctor’s face so he continued to explain. “You know he didn’t get up there by himself, he doesn’t belong up there, he doesn’t know what to do while he’s up there, he’s elevated beyond his ability to function, and you just Wonder what kind of dumb ass put him up there to begin with.” ***

  16. F R O M T H E N E T H E R L A N D S

    Dear readers,

    The famous American 101st Airborne Division opened the terrible battle of Normandy by a dropping and landing (gliders) BY NIGHT on a partly flooded area!!!.
    So many were happy they survived, EXCEPT 822 men – only from that division — were killed in action and 3 times more were wounded in action (too many till today).
    The brave guys of that division who survived did liberated me in Operation Market Garden (A bridge too far or the Battle of Arnhem). This time 853 men were KIA and many, many were WIA. Too many were MIA or became POW.
    And then came the battle of the Ardennes (the battle of Bastogne) by the Battered Bastards of Bastogne; the 101st.
    Again almost 900 men were killed in action, but this time six times more wounded because the winter was cruel, terrible (frozen legs).

    Can you believe that I don’t go to Normandy (in June), own country (end May) and Bastogne (Dec) on Memorial Ceremony to commemorate the guys who did liberated me; who took my parents, my older brother and my twin brother and me out of an air raid shelter when I was almost six.

    So when this is true about your President I only can say this (one of the vets did send me that):
    While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old rancher, whose hand was caught in the squeeze gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up a conversation with the old man. Eventually the topic got around to Obama and his role as our president.
    The old rancher said, ‘Well, ya know, Obama is a ‘Post Turtle”. Not being familiar with the term, the doctor asked him, what a ‘post turtle’ was. The old rancher said, ‘When you’re driving down a country road and you come across a fence post with a turtle balanced on top, that’s a ‘post turtle’.
    The old rancher saw the puzzled look on the doctor’s face so he continued to explain. “You know he didn’t get up there by himself, he doesn’t belong up there, he doesn’t know what to do while he’s up there, he’s elevated beyond his ability to function, and you just Wonder what kind of dumb ass put him up there to begin with.”

  17. I too take a bit of pleasure in the satirical comments here, but I would like to ask all of you to get in touch with everyone you know and beg them to vote this year. With close to 50 percent of the country on the public dole, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that he can easily win re-election. The vast majority of those on the dole are in places with high electoral counts. If moderates and republicans do not vote him out, it’s our own fault. I’m a 32 year vet, still on active duty asking all of you to do YOUR duty and vote this year.

  18. Even the French have enough sense to celebrate their salvation by the yanks…. Obama would rather block the repatriation of M1Garands (the rifle that helped get the “boys ashore and down the road” than commemerate their heorism!…

    vote the bum out. He and Michelle have traveled enough at our expense!

  19. What is there to say. He doesn’t understand what this day in history meant; when you become a “constitutional scholar” that means you are too stupid to become anything else…..arogant, foolish, and deeply resents America and what we stand for. The guy is an idoit.

  20. White House archives of June 6 for each year President Bush was in office only show Bush commemorating D-Day in 2001 and 2004. In 2001, Bush dedicated a D-Day memorial in Virginia, and in 2004, he went to Normandy to mark the 60th anniversary of D-Day. There are no “news” references to D-Day in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, or 2008.
    In addition, conservatives want people to forget that in 2009, Obama traveled to Normandy to take part in a ceremony honoring the 65th anniversary of D-Day.” Forgot to mention that when he gave that speech in ’09 he happened to be standing IN Normandy? Barking dogs, all of ya. Well, keep it up, it’s the only chance you’ve got.