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Mattwall1 June 5th, 2014 7:28pm

Is President Obama's middle name (Hussein) often used in malice? (If so, please answer why you think this is in the comments)

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Tariq88 Utah
06/06/14 10:04 pm

By the way though it's just a name. His first and middle names are Arabic names, big deal.

Tariq88 Utah
06/06/14 10:00 pm

I heard it more in the first two years of his first term.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
06/06/14 9:28 am

It's used to highlight how out of touch he is with American ideals and values.

arctostaphylos Ankh Morpork, New York
06/06/14 12:59 pm

What would his middle name have to do with that?

Mattwall1
06/06/14 7:41 pm

By that argument, my middle name, which comes from Augustinus, or Augustine, and since that's derived from Augustus, I'm a roman emperor who's out to become emperor in all but name. Except that I'm not, because my middle name and who I am, just like

Mattwall1
06/06/14 7:42 pm

With Obama, are completely separate issues

DavesNotHere where am I
06/05/14 7:52 pm

By the bigots who are anti Muslim.

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suppressedID keep Summer safe
06/05/14 6:44 pm

To scare the white people.

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rbrown Kansas
06/05/14 5:48 pm

Because it stresses his "otherness" even more than the color of his skin does.

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cowboy Doors of Perception
06/05/14 4:37 pm

It's his Muslim name. What's the big deal? He grew up praising Allah in Indonesia.

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Maj Worth Economist
06/05/14 6:39 pm

He also went to Catholic school there. When do we get to point out he loves Jesus?

cowboy Doors of Perception
06/06/14 7:12 am

Well I'd say that his Muslim side shows more. He's been very sympathetic to Muslims and imprisoned a Christian for his incompetence following the planned Benghazi attack. I also don't think that letting his family listen to Rev. "God damn America"

cowboy Doors of Perception
06/06/14 7:12 am

Wright was very Christian of him.

Pauln95klkkk
06/05/14 3:53 pm

As a country, we used to have respect for the office of the President, even if not the man. Now, it seems to be sport to see who can be the most insulting when referring to President Obama.

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Pauln95klkkk
06/05/14 3:54 pm

I have difficulty respecting any opinion when it is presented in a derogatory manner.

SugarShaq
06/05/14 3:43 pm

Barack Hussein Obama...mmm...mmm...mmm

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 3:40 pm

Yes. We use it to remind people that he sympathizes quietly with radical Islamist terrorists, including the "Palestinians," and is demonstrably anti-Israel. I will continue to protest his mistreatment of Israel as long as he is in office.

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akgoat UniversityofAlaska
06/05/14 3:50 pm

Delusional...

Blunderbuss Dont blink.
06/05/14 6:51 pm

Yeah, we should damn Palestine to hell. It's not like it's a real country or real population with any legitimate claims. :-(

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 7:44 pm

BB - It's not a real country and it doesn't have legitimate claims. That's the point. The land was given to Israel officially by Great Britain and the UN in 1948. The indigenous people, who had occupied the land since Israel was dispersed in 70 AD,

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 7:46 pm

were given a choice to relocate to Jordan or to stay as peaceful residents of the legitimate state of Israel. Staying and waging a terrorist campaign against the legitimate government was not an option. Israel's Arab neighbors tried to destroy it in

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 7:50 pm

1967, and were soundly defeated in the Six-Day War, in which Israel legally won back the rest of its original territory from Biblical times. All along, the Israelis have attempted to simply live in peace, but Anti-Semitic individuals and governments

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 7:56 pm

have waged a propaganda campaign, questioning Israel's legitimacy and calling new housing projects within its legal borders "settlements" in "occupied territories." The only occupied territory in Israel is part of the top of Mt. Moriah in the Israeli

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 8:01 pm

capital of Jerusalem, where the Dome of the Rock occupies the legitimate location of the Jewish Temple. The "peacevnegotiations" have always been a sad joke, in which Israel has continually given up pieces of its strategically valuable land in

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/05/14 8:04 pm

exchange for empty, unfulfilled promises from the PLO, now Fatah/Hamas terrorists. That's the truth of the Mideast Conflict. +++

akgoat UniversityofAlaska
06/05/14 8:22 pm

Aside from the other errors in your soap box speech, who gave the the UK and the UN the land? Where did their authority to give land they had no claim to away?

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:18 pm

tlaney you need to read non-zionist sources. Palestine is a people and should be a nation. The people there have been called Palestinian for a thousand years. Other Arabs distinguish this difference as well. The land was taken by the Brits who took

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:19 pm

who took it from the turks who took it from the Arabs who took it from other groups who took it from the romans who took it from the Jews who took it from the Canaanites. True ownership of the land is hard to define. The Palestinians were not given

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:21 pm

the option of Jordan or remaining in Israel. There was a partition plan that divided the land between the two. Jordan was an independent country run by a non-Palestinian that is not a Palestinian homeland. Israel accepted the treaty but the Arabs

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:23 pm

refused because our lands were being colonized (Yes I say our because I'm Palestinian.) The Arab states attacked and failed. They took our land, broke the partition lines and kicked nearly a million of us from our ancestral homes and workplaces.

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:24 pm

Tell me if Mexico decided to retake Texas and kick you out would you not fight back with whatever means you had? There is document evidence that Ben-Gurion was planning to break the treaty regardless because he believed in a greater Israel that would

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:25 pm

of swallowed up much of the Middle East. The 6 day war was initiated as a preemptive strike by Israel. You might be thinking of the Yom Kippur war which was started because Egypt was concerned about Israeli troop movements.

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:27 pm

Those settlements are illegal and they take up the most valuable land. Settlers even go as far as destroying Palestinian crops. You talk about antisemitism but what about the rabid anti-Arabism that Israel and its whores have spread? The peace

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:29 pm

negotiations are a joke because Israel hasn't given an inch of land. Please go read actual sources on the negotiations and you'll see this was a big reason why they all failed. Its a damn good thing the new unified government has formed. The other

monkey678 Towelhead
06/05/14 10:31 pm

Arab states are either too powerless or have whored themselves out to the west to do anything meaningful. Israel is an apartheidesque terrorist government that has been propped up by the US for far too long. If they want to survive they needto change

Blunderbuss Dont blink.
06/05/14 10:50 pm

Tom, I like you, but disagree so many times over...starting with the contention that the indigenous peoples of Palestine didn't have the right to autonomy because colonial interests. The "choice" of being kicked out of your homeland or assimilating

Blunderbuss Dont blink.
06/05/14 10:54 pm

to your new masters is gross. It's a heinous part of the regions history, just as it is ours. Perhaps we sometimes work so hard to legitimize Israel at Palestine's expense to make European colonialism in the Americas seem less self-centeredly

OldLady
06/05/14 3:29 pm

My mother used my middle name when she was pissed at me too

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sadewt Rexburg, Idaho
06/05/14 3:03 pm

yes because thats what middle names are for.

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itsOkay no longer answering here
06/05/14 3:03 pm

If it's interpreted in malice then it's because the listener agrees that it's offensive.

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TeaPartier Dont Tread on Me
06/05/14 2:16 pm

I don't care what his middle name is. His policies are what makes him undesirable. Did Republicans get upset when people called Bush Jr. "George Walker Bush"?

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SugarShaq
06/05/14 3:42 pm

Or W

Maj Worth Economist
06/05/14 5:14 pm

Bush Jr isn't technically a junior because his name isn't George Herbert Walker Bush, it's just George Walker Bush. And the W was added to distinguish between he and his father.

SugarShaq
06/05/14 6:53 pm

So, you are claiming that "W" was never used in a derogatory manner? But, only to distinguish him from his father who had been president 8-16 years earlier...?

Maj Worth Economist
06/05/14 7:03 pm

Nope. I'm explaining how the W got there.

rons WOKE is sick
06/05/14 2:10 pm

I haven't heard his middle name used in years. ruch don't even use it! So this is a non-issue.

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rons WOKE is sick
06/05/14 2:10 pm

I think more people call him "Barry"!

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
06/05/14 2:26 pm

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nicolebliss31
06/05/14 2:04 pm

Its just a name. People overreact

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duey in a fools paradise
06/05/14 1:56 pm

He can't help what his name is, a turds a turd even if it's middle name is Hussein.

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InspectorSpooky Deep Underground
06/05/14 1:41 pm

Are their still people who think he wasn't born here or have they moved on to "He's a Muslim!"

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brisket Illinois
06/05/14 1:39 pm

It's no different than FDR, JFK, or LBJ.

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InspectorSpooky Deep Underground
06/05/14 1:42 pm

Have you ever heard someone say his full name? They act like they're saying Voldemort.

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
06/05/14 2:28 pm

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InspectorSpooky Deep Underground
06/05/14 2:50 pm

Well if you want to have a different president then you will have to find the 7 horcrux that anchor Obama's soul to the presidency. Not that you will ever find them without a patronus spell. Go death eaters!

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
06/05/14 3:03 pm

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InspectorSpooky Deep Underground
06/05/14 3:20 pm

You see things very black and white don't you?

Blunderbuss Dont blink.
06/05/14 6:54 pm

I heard that Democrats are starting to kick puppies and poke the eyes out of babies!!! Despicable 'Murica haters.

Blunderbuss Dont blink.
06/05/14 6:56 pm

And, spooky, BHO only has six horcuxes. The seventh part of his soul still resides in his wicked, twisty corporeal body.

swervin Maryland
06/05/14 1:38 pm

It's a middle name. I don't see malice when people use my middle name. I think it's an overreaction from people who like to see racism/anti Muslim sentiment everywhere.

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Arananthi Literal Ninja
06/05/14 1:27 pm

It's used in malice because lots of people have irrational malice toward him, and it's a easy (read: lazy) way to display your hate.

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jvc1133 61535
06/05/14 1:11 pm

It's difficult to distinguish him from a radical Muslim

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veritas1 Panda
06/05/14 1:22 pm

Difficult for *you* maybe

Burntwaffle VA Politics and Pie
06/05/14 12:59 pm

Its his middle name! If he didn't like it he could change it!

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commonsense America isnt racist
06/05/14 12:50 pm

Of course it's used in malice. It's not a typical American (western world) name.
It reminds us everyday that our leader had a heavy Muslim influence growing up.

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EarlyBird Portland
06/05/14 3:19 pm

Exactly! ⬆️⬆️⬆️

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/05/14 12:48 pm

It's a pretty transparent effort to associate him with something scary and foreign to the good God-fearing white Christians who are the "real" America. We elected him twice anyway, because thankfully most of us see right through that kind of crap.

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commonsense America isnt racist
06/05/14 12:52 pm

Don't forget black, brown, & yellow god feeling Americans....

jvc1133 61535
06/05/14 1:13 pm

Zod your eyes were shut solid

SugarShaq
06/05/14 3:44 pm

I thought you didn't vote for him.

cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
06/05/14 3:59 pm

I don't know if us electing him twice deserves a "thank you"

whitepuppy Happy Birthday
06/05/14 12:43 pm

It just proves hes from Kenya.

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skinner Jersey City
06/05/14 1:45 pm

No, it doesn't. Just like the fact that your username relates to dogs doesn't prove you are from Europe.

whitepuppy Happy Birthday
06/05/14 1:59 pm

How would it? Husain is a Kenyan name.

jvberg Winter has Come
06/05/14 2:27 pm

and Muhammad is the most popular name in the world woopty du

skinner Jersey City
06/05/14 3:08 pm

No, it's not. Hussein is an Arabic name

Pauln95klkkk
06/05/14 3:47 pm

Whitepuppy, this s first time I have ever been the spelling/grammar police, but you don't get away with bad spelling at the same time you spout an ignorant comment. If it was meant sarcasm, it was bad taste but I would apologize.

whitepuppy Happy Birthday
06/05/14 4:17 pm

It was sarcastic, a joke. No need to apologize.

political Georgia
06/05/14 12:38 pm

Mr. Insane Hussein sounds quite appropriate. I get a little rhyme in there. His Mama named him right.

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chickencookie Jihad Joe
06/05/14 3:31 pm

Haha. Love you

cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
06/05/14 4:01 pm

'Who sane??' :PPP not Obama

wlindberg86 congested hell
06/06/14 6:27 am

Hit the nail on the head. Love it!

skinner Jersey City
06/05/14 12:33 pm

Often times yes because people tend to associate Hussein with terrorism, Islam, and antiAmericanism. Of course Obama is an adherent none of those concepts and there is nothing wrong with Islam.

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veritas1 Panda
06/05/14 12:44 pm

There is hope for the future of the GOP yet

skinner Jersey City
06/05/14 12:55 pm

It just doesn't make sense to me from a political science perspective for a political party to insult an entire demographic of people. Of course, Islam bashing does help excite the base but it's just not worth it. Most Muslims agree with Republicans

skinner Jersey City
06/05/14 12:57 pm

on a lot of issues but we shun them and as a result in 2012 they voted overwhelmingly for Obama and other Democratic candidates. I definitely feel Islam bashing is a policy which must be altered by the GOP.

veritas1 Panda
06/05/14 1:22 pm

Preach

Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
06/05/14 1:36 pm

skinner, you're awesome.

Mattwall1
06/05/14 2:29 pm

#skinnergop

Userperson merry passover
06/05/14 12:29 pm

It sounds muslim and Muslims are terrorist unamerican commies. What else could it be?

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