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February 11, 2016

Obama Rodeo Clown Gets Invite to Perform From Stockman

Republican Rep. Steve Stockman invited the Missouri rodeo clown who donned a President Barack Obama mask at the state fair to perform at a rodeo in his Texas district.

On Wednesday, Stockman issued a press release supporting the rodeo clown and his right to free speech, saying the “liberal reaction is straight out of Alinsky,” a reference to liberal community organizer Saul Alinsky’s book, “Rules for Radicals.”

“Liberals want to bronco bust dissent. But Texans value speech, even if its speech they don’t agree with,” Stockman said in his release. “Disagreeing with speech is one thing. Banning it and ordering citizens into re-education classes for mocking a liberal leader is another. Liberals have targeted this man for personal destruction to create a climate of fear.”

Stockman subsequently tweeted, “If that rodeo clown had sexually assaulted a San Diego city employee Democrats would be defending him” — an apparent reference to the scandal over allegations of sexual harassment by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. (Many California Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have criticized Filner and others have called on him to resign.)

On Saturday, during a bull riding event at the state fair in Sedalia, Mo., a rodeo clown wore an Obama mask while an announcer whipped up the crowd.

“We’re going to smoke Obama, man!” the announcer said excitedly. “You ready? Obama, they’re coming for you this time!”

The announcer continued: “As soon as this bull comes out, Obama don’t you move! He’s gonna get you, get you, get you, get you!”

The Missouri state fair, which received more than $400,000 in taxpayer dollars, handed down a lifetime ban to the rodeo clown on Monday and ordered the other clowns to complete sensitivity training. The announcer, Boonville School Superintendent and Missouri Cowboy Rodeo Association President Mark Ficken, resigned that same day over the controversy.

  • All4Liberty

    There’s no THERE, THERE!

  • James Michael McDaniel

    Big deal! Yahoos will be yahoos!

  • johnblack45john

    The people in his district must be a bunch of bigots just like him

  • hepette

    these stupid repuke baggers have absolutely no morals or shame. if they think this will win them the potus they better think again

  • Eric_Mc

    The idea that you can’t mock a sitting president is an abomination, inconsistent with the first 216 years of US history. Remember Hillary comparing Bush’s appearance to Alfred E Newman? Harry Reid calling Bush a liar and a loser? Hollywood producing a film in which Bush is assassinated to the plaudits of the press and progressive pundits? And I would bet good money that there were rodeo clowns who made fun of Bush, too, big ears and all. Is Obama such a failure that he can’t endure any mockery without his supporters throwing hysterical fits?

    • hepette

      what is he a failure about??????????????????????obama hater alert

  • BradMorris64

    My hatred of rodeos is only out done by my hatred for conniving, cowardly, snarky, self important liberal democrats who would gladly allow… nay, cause the world to crumble before they would ever take one word of criticism. This is clearly faux outrage designed to strike fear into those who would publicly criticize the real fool that we have in the White House… errr I mean at Martha’s Vineyard (again).

    • hepette

      you are the fool for not showing respect toward the potus even if you dont like him………..respect yourself and then maybe you will learn how to respect others—-

      • Margaret Price

        Like all that respect W got while in office, right?

        • hepette

          no way to compare the two……obama has been denigrated from day one

          • Margaret Price

            So that whole “Bush stole the election!” thing in 2000 (which was before the innauguration) never happened, then? Got it.

          • hepette

            lmao….you are too silly……..of course he stole the election

          • Margaret Price

            No way to compare the two, huh?
            I rest my case.

          • hepette

            you never had a case to begin with lolololol what made you think you did?

          • Margaret Price

            You can’t even see holes in your own argument.

          • hepette

            theres no holes………bush took more vac time than obama that is a fact!!!!!!!!!!!im through trying to talk with you.The study, published in Psychological Science, showed that people who score low on I.Q. tests in childhood are more likely to develop prejudiced beliefs and socially conservative politics in adulthood

  • El Puma

    The more things change, it seems, the more they stay the same. Haven’t we moved beyond this?

  • Jason_L

    Funny how this would’ve been a total non-story had the mask been of President Bush or Reagan, or of H. W. Bush just a scant six or seven years ago.

  • John Allegro

    In fact, many of collectivism’s erroneous arguments are based upon the untenable illusion that private property and free enterprise are responsible for human discontent.

  • Nat Turner 1881

    OKAY…EGYPT, SYRIA, TURKEY, LYBIA, ALL DID NOT RESPECT THEIR SO-CALLED LEADERS…We did not respect them either..SAME PRINCIPLE HERE..SO why should the Muslims, arabs, and other countries respect America’s president.. Small minds like 47% of this country can’t see the forest for the trees.. You idiots can’t think pass tomorrow. BUT the congressman is getting paid and has a healthcare plan, while all the welfare white trash that follows them. So this is such a respected country?lol YOU idiots are killing the country from within with all your hategroups..Then when bombers blow up symbols of freedom..YOU TRASH, wants all americans to unite and Then the minority of this country, just sits back and laugh at you because NOW you want US to ALL blacks captured by Taliban or others have been released. BUT all whites were be-headed…SO WHAT DOES THAT TELL YOU??? IDIOTS

  • bertye brown

    Republicans tap into the ignorance and haltered of bigoted uninformed people to keep the focus off of them and the their politics of self-interest. That way when these people finally do get a clue, they are in no better shape than the very ones they keep pointing fingers at. They (Republicans) will keep spinning the trickle down economic policy, and the rich will get richer and the poor fools who followed will be the poorer.

  • Liberty: Minimized Coercion

    Certainly, centralized control, abolition of private property, or both, are the most effective ways to force people to chase collectivist illusions such as “social justice” and “equality of condition”.

  • Charles Kirtley

    Good for Stockton. He’s poking his thumb in the eye of the perpetually offended weenies who made a big deal out of a harmless skit.

  • Krysta

    hep: you maybe right about the study in Psych Science, I don’t know what focus demographics were used. Given the right factors, “study” results tell you what you want to hear. However, that being said, most of those opposed to the current administrations manipulations, lies, “fake scandals”…..need I go on, are hard working middle class, who pick up your garbage, make sure your plumbing is functioning lest you smell your own stench, teach our children, build our homes & offices, stock the shelves so food is on the table, and watch as the amount of money they bring home diminish, with each hard earned paycheck. Maybe they didn’t attend a prestigious college, or learn to spin words, to deceive others into believing their agendas are in the best interest of middle class America. Yes we want to believe in America, our government and those we have elected to represent our voice. So, if that means, those without an Ivy League education are conservative and believe that respect is earned, then you are correct. So disciplinary action will be taken against all those little ones wearing obama Halloween masks. Then the adults or the parents, of the children, can expect some sort of retribution from the democrats. No violation of freedom of speech going on. Just another attempt to focus attention away from all those fake scandals surrounding obama and his administration. I wonder if the same would have happened, if a mask of the vice president, or speaker of the house was worn…….not likely. Don’t bother to respond, it’s quite obvious that you apparently have blinders on.

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