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Old 06-18-2009, 09:32 AM   #1
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Default Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

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Animal rights group wishes Obama hadn't swatted fly, sends catch-and-release device Module body

WASHINGTON - The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the flyswatter in chief to try taking a more humane attitude the next time he's bedeviled by a fly in the White House.

PETA is sending President Barack Obama a Katcha Bug Humane Bug Catcher, a device that allows users to trap a house fly and then release it outside.

"We support compassion even for the most curious, smallest and least sympathetic animals," PETA spokesman Bruce Friedrich said Wednesday. "We believe that people, where they can be compassionate, should be, for all animals."

During an interview for CNBC at the White House on Tuesday, a fly intruded on Obama's conversation with correspondent John Harwood.

"Get out of here," the president told the pesky insect. When it didn't, he waited for the fly to settle, put his hand up and then smacked it dead.

"Now, where were we?" Obama asked Harwood. Then he added: "That was pretty impressive, wasn't it? I got the sucker."

Friedrich said that PETA was pleased with Obama's voting record in the Senate on behalf of animal rights and noted that he has been outspoken against animal abuses.

Still, "swatting a fly on TV indicates he's not perfect," Friedrich said, "and we're happy to say that we wish he hadn't."

Deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said the White House has no comment on the matter.

You gotta be ****ing kidding me... There's no way I consider a fly an "animal" and there's no way i'd rather buy a device that traps and releases one that's buzzing around my head rather than just swatting at it and then tossing it in the garbage. **** PETA.. This has to be one of the funniest things they've ever done.
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Old 06-18-2009, 09:39 AM   #2
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

I like how PETA thinks that people are actually listening to them.

In America, we hate every type of extremist. every. Animal Rights, Islamic, Environmentalist, you name it.

PETA needs to fuck off. I'm going to go buy some more fur.
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:14 AM   #3
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:19 AM   #4
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

PETA is gimmick . i said it first
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:20 AM   #5
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

You're kidding me right?

Its a ****in fly.

Its not like Obama put Bo in the Buff Blockbuster.
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:24 AM   #6
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Obama = Mike Vick
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:34 AM   #7
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You know you're doing okay as president when this is brought up as the most talked about and controversial thing you've done.
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:55 AM   #8
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Has anyone seen that movie Zohan? After watching that Brian Williams special I can imagine all those staffers kicking Bo around the white house all day to pass the time

Actually that's pretty terrible and not really funny, but I saw Zohan the day before I saw that Brian Williams special, so..
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Old 06-18-2009, 11:40 AM   #9
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Reminds me of a story a buddhist monk told me about a blind monk in Sri Lanka that got reprimanded because he accidently stepped on some ants.
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Old 06-18-2009, 11:56 AM   #10
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Next time a bug interrupts at the White House, all labors will be halted to take out the freakin bug, and then you will have people calling Obama ridiculous (I would).


Seriously, there are animals in serious trouble everywhere, and PETA is b*tching about a f*cking fly just to make the news.
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Old 06-18-2009, 12:29 PM   #11
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Wow. This is what we've come to. Nitpicking about flies.
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Old 06-18-2009, 12:32 PM   #12
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

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"We support compassion even for the most curious, smallest and least sympathetic animals," PETA spokesman Bruce Friedrich said Wednesday. "We believe that people, where they can be compassionate, should be, for all animals."


Wow is all I can say. Are we really talking a ****ing fly?
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:13 PM   #13
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

Save the flies! What is this tyrant gonna do next, rape my dog?
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:17 PM   #14
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Default Re: Obama swats a fly and the humane society frowns upon him! LMAO

that fly would have sold information to the russians.
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:23 PM   #15
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I don't think the PETA guy was seriously saying that Obama shouldn't swat flies. Like, this just seems too ridiculous to be real.
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