White House Denies NASA Muslim Outreach Remark: Throws Boldon Under The Bus.

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    Looks like Obama has been taking so much heat on this that the Nazi Joseph Goebbels propaganda machine has gone into denial mode. This is clearly a move to save Obama's character and to make Boldon look like a inept fool who mispoke which was clearly not the case. Deep down this was Obama's intentions for NASA and it was clear Boldon had his orders defined.


    White House denies NASA remark on Muslim outreach - Yahoo! News

    White House denies NASA remark on Muslim outreach

    WASHINGTON – The White House is contradicting the NASA administrator's claim that President Barack Obama assigned him to reach out to Muslims on science matters.

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden recently told Al-Jazeera network that one of the charges Obama gave him was "to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science and engineering."

    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday that such activities are not among Bolden's assigned tasks.
     
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    We can ask: Is it more believable that the director made something like that up, or that the administration is lying to cover up what they did in fact say?
    My money is on the second.
     
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    Mine too, especially since it took a few months for them to say it.
     
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    I can't believe they are denying this.
     
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    Why? You are dealing with the most incompetent administration in history. They are so afraid of their own incompetence that they wont make a move. So they will not release Obama's birth certificate or school records because they aren't sure how to spin them. THe result is they look worse than they need to.
     
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    While it is of course theoretically possible that Boldon simply fabricated the alleged "policy" to do a "feel good" outreach to Muslims, and that in making that stuff up entirely out of whole cloth he also attributed the touchy-feely "policy" to the President (possibly thinking that nobody would take much notice of his assertion anyway), it does seem much more probable that he spoke the truth and that the Administration denial was itself the lie. After all, that President Obama is a frequent liar is not exactly a new insight.

    On the other hand, the Arab history of developing major advances in the world of math is sufficient to accord Arabs (as opposed to Muslims) due credit for the scientific progress of humanity.

    What Boldon said may have lacked subtlety, but it is a far cry from being an insult to the Arab (or Muslim) world.

    I wonder why the White House felt it necessary to outright deny the claim made by Boldon?
     
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    The adminstration is using word play. It was not an assigned task as it is not written down in his assignment description. It was however, a stated goal by the President.

    You can't believe they are denying this? Seriously? I see nothing out of character at all. Sad, but true.
     
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    So... are they lying now or were they lying back when they supported his comments? Crooks.
     
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    To add to the OP, there is cctv footage from 1987 of obama paying for 13 items in the "12 Items or Fewer" check-out lane and sources close to the situation have confirmed Blockkbuster has official records proving that during the period from 1988-1993 he personally returned four (yes that is 4!) videos where the tapes were not fully rewound.

    (I like it when we find silly shit to bitch about)
     
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    How do you expect to be taken seriously when in your first sentence you actual make a Nazi comparison?

    What's more likely, Obama is a Nazi or you're a lunatic who will hate anything that he does? Be honest.
     

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