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Obama Punching Bag Causes Controversy

July 23, 2012 by  

Obama Punching Bag Causes Controversy
The Obama punching bag was part of a Republican display at an Indiana fair.

Some Indiana Republicans are taking a hit after displaying at a fair a punching bag featuring President Barack Obama. It was removed after some fairgoers objected to the display.

Even some Republicans complained, believing that the punching bag is disrespectful to the commander in chief.

“I’m retired military and I respect the commander in chief,” said Delaware County GOP spokesman Tom Bennington. “From that perspective it was offensive and we asked to take it down and it was taken down.”

Bennington called it “mildly offensive.”

“We had a lot of people having a good time with it,” he added. “We had a couple who didn’t like it.”

The inflatable bag can be purchased here.

Earlier this year, a town in Utah was criticized when a man appeared in a Fourth of July parade in an Obama costume. He was accompanied by a limo with the sign “Huntsville Welcomes Obama’s Farewell Tour?”

The back of the limo had a sign reading: “Ask About Our Assault Gun Plan! Call Eric Holder.”

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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    • Jim in NY

      Not everyone in this country is a nut job like you Chris. No matter what your political beliefs, the office of the presidency must be respected.

      • the big easy

        @- jim——–Respect HAS to be earned,NOT just given because the flea-infested flea-bagger what’s in charge in the white house,happens to be OCCUPYING the oval CAN respect the office,and still NOT respect the OCCUPIER.This guy has taken our TRIPLE A A A RATING and trashed it,then you have where he sent some SEVERAL THOUSANDS OF HIGH POWERED AUTOMATIC WEAPONS down to the mesican drug cartel so as to get our Border Agents MURDERED,so as to get support for the REMOVAL OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT,STOLEN our AMERICAN TAX PAYERS MONEY,and just given it to ALL the cronies he could find,stimulus,son of stimulus,the banks,insurance co.,solar panel co.,general electric co.,u.a.w.,car co.,s.e.i.u.,wall st.,pubic radio and t.v.,planned parent- hoods,acorn,etc.,etc..Allow the ILLEGAL ALIEN INVADERS to continue to cross into our country as if it was their country,and then take their side of the equation against the AMERICAN CITIZENS,like giving them such as FREE health-care food stamps,welfare,housing,taking jobs from the LEGAL CITIZENS of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.Suing the various states for TRYING to protect their CITIZENS from the ILLEGAL ALIEN INVADERS.———-This flea-bagger that is OCCUPYING the white house has NO respect for the CONSTITUTION or THE AMERICAN CITIZENS.——-What about that ? ? ? ? ? ? ?——-What a puke————-

      • Ted Crawford

        I, respectfully, but strongly disagree ! I believe that the ideaology of ‘ Respect for the Office’ has held, and even now holds, many people in the grasp of servitude! For one to truly be faithful to that ideaology, they would be required, by their own mandate, to hold Hitler, Lenin, Idi Amin, Pol Pot, ETC. in a respectful light!
        I believe that it’s the Man that defines the Office and not the other way around, as a general rule. There are, of course, exceptions to that rule, Anwar Sadat is one example. He went from actually a Terrorist, to a wise and effective World Leader, through the strength of his personal character,and an honest desire to better the lot of his countrymen. He is, however the exception and not the rule !


        “Jim in NY,”


      • Isaac Davis

        Yeah, just like the potus respects you, and every entrepreneur, middle-American, taxpaying, Constitution-conscious conservative. Get a clue. What? That EBT won’t let you buy a clue, eh?

      • TIME

        Dear Jim,

        As Barry OMEN is a CEO – not a POTUS as most are programned to think. let me ask you do you respect ALL CEO’S of Corporations?

        Again as I have stated many times here now, We are living a “BIG LIE” here in the 50 states noted as America.
        We as the Middle class are the very enemy of the United States Inc.

        Yes you did read that. Every alledged Law / ACT that has been passed by the Board of Directors / what you call CON-Gress – since 1878 has been to break the backs of the Middle Class.
        It’s worked out quite well as even the Middle class now hates each other.
        Now thats what I call a clear case of “Divide and CONQUER!”

        Yet you ask for people who are awake to show respect for a JOB that is not even what you think it is.

        So on that note I leave you with this:
        Ignorance can be cured by learning, as well by taking the scales off your eyes, the wax out of your ears, and seeing whats real and whats FAKE.

        But, saddly – Stupidity is Fostered – as such can never be repaired.

        Open your Mind, and – please stop eating waste materials.

        Peace and Love

        PS: On the flip side, the Blow up PB is really a non issue.
        Its just one more worthless political thearter distraction to aid in the destruction of the American Middle Class.

      • Nancy in Nebraska

        I STRONGLY disagree, and NOT respectfully!!! The man occupying the white house is EVIL!!! I will NEVER respect him!!! He is a representative of satan! He is NOT LEGALLY occupying the office and it is his goal to DESTROY our country!!! It amazes me that so many people can be so blind!!! I would love to punch this bag but I would NEVER have a likeness of this man(?) in my home!!!

      • Vigilant

        TIME for a mental check says, “Yes you did read that. Every alledged Law / ACT that has been passed by the Board of Directors / what you call CON-Gress – since 1878 has been to break the backs of the Middle Class.”

        Here we go again, and TIME STILL hasn’t cited anything in the DC Organic Act of 1878 that substantiates his charges.

        Not just obssessed, but stupid to boot.

      • Butch

        Jim, just shut up. The office of President has been a joke now for DECADES. Get over it, and yrself. i’ll respect the President when he respects the Constitution or stops trying to spend us into oblivion. Deal?

      • TIME

        veggie – hey other than your being 100% totaly STUPID, I have no other words that can clearly discribe how worthless you are.

        And Hey – it looks just so damm Good on ya bubba!

        Hey veggie – What ever you do PLEASE don’t procreate, really its for the good of the whole world!
        More useful idiots are not needed! But hey thanks for your words of inspiation once again.

        Peace and Love

      • darrelljr

        Jim , the key word is office- not the man- get it?

      • gunner689AI

        I suppose that if Hitler were our president you’d be first in line to kiss his ass.

      • http://yahoo gator

        i for one greatly respect the OFFICE. the clown in the OFFICE will NEVER get any respect from me. the leaders of other countries don’t even respect him, and see him for the clown he is. he has brought nothing but shame to the OFFICE.
        hussein on a punching bag would be a great gift for my grandaughter, she’s also white/black. now michelle is different, theres a real contender, worthy of respect; bet she keeps little barrack wrapped tight,

      • Carl Manning

        Why would you respect the office of the Presidency when it has become in everything but name only a Communist Dictatorship? The Presidency is just a crime boss of the District of Criminals. Everything about this government in the District of Criminals is pure evil. EVIL MUST NOT BE AFFORDED ANY RESPECT. This man is completely illegitimate to hold the office and therefore doesn’t deserve one iota of respect.

  • tim

    Not with this clown in office, he hasn’t done anything except campaign for the last 2 years. But he did enough damage in the first year and a half to compensate for that!!

    • Wood

      All elected officials are to be respected, even if you don’t believe their policies in total. It’s a clear demonstration of how far off course this country is when the Office of the President of the United States is disrespected. I didn’t like George W Bush, but I respected him for being the President of the United States, no matter how disastrous his policies were. Need proof that you’re supposed to respect governing authorities? Here it is:

      Romans 13:1-7 ” Let every person be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Therefore he who resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves. For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same; for it is a minister of God to you for good. But if you do what is evil, be afraid; for it does not bear the sword for nothing; for it is a minister of God, an avenger who brings wrath upon the one who practices evil. Wherefore it is necassary to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience’ sake. For because of this you also pay taxes, for rulers are servants of God, devoting themselves to this very thing. Render to all what is due them; tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to who fear; honor to whom honor.”

      • Dale

        John the Babtist publicly rebuked Herod for sleeping with his brothers wife.

      • Nadzieja Batki

        Go reread that Bible again because you have no comprehension of what is written. Twisting language to get your Leftist ideology in place typifies you. If you were a believer in God you would be busy living his Word so you wouldn’t bring shame on God.

      • Nancy in Nebraska

        Nowhere in the bible does it say to respect evil! Not even in the verses you quoted! Even at the end it says to give honor to those who are due honor. This evil man(?) who is in the whitehouse deserves NO honor!!! Would you honor satan because his representative is in the whitehouse?!? We need to WAKE UP before its too late!!!

      • teaparty13

        Dale; and look what happened to John The Baptist, he was beheaded…

  • Shorty

    They had to take it down because it was “disrespectful to the commander in chief” … how cockamamie is that? This president is disrespectful to the Constitution, disrespectful to the United States Flag, disrespectful to all 57 states’ rights, disrespectful to citizens and their privacy and their liberty and the list goes on and on and on. The current commander in chief deserves no respect. He has tarnished this once great nation and has us headed down a spiraling funnel to bankruptcy and collapse. Don’t get me started, my blood pressure is rising as I’m typing this, and with obamacare they will be rationing our healthcare.

    • samuel

      Shorty, i suggest you check your geography books before you post your comment.
      UNITED STATES consist of 50 states not 57 states per your comment.. My little advise to you is that the office of the president in our beloved country must be respected because any president of United States is our commander in chief and deserves respect regardless of your party affiliate.
      Likewise me i didn’t like some of President Bush policies but i respected his position as commander in chief and a president of United States of America .
      Beside his presidency, i admires president Bush respected him and still likes him so cool it dont get your blood preasure high.

      • Nancy in Nebraska

        HE DESERVES NO RESPECT!!! And the comment about the 57 states was sarcasm referring to obummer stating that there are 57 states! The man(?) is an abomination!!!

      • Shorty

        Your ignorance regarding the 57 states comment ( proves that you are a kool-aid drinking follower of your messiah Obummer, and you have no idea of the disrespect he has shown our country and Constitution. Due to your ignorance your comments are irrelevant.

    • samuel


  • dan

    does it whine and blame Bush when you smack it ?

    • momo

      Now that’s FUNNY!

    • Jonathan

      No, but it does come with a inflatable teleprompter.

    • Doc Sarvis

      Of course it does not. This thing, like the President is tough and can take a hit. It comes right back up to standing, no complaints.

      • cawmun cents

        I want one like the ayatollah one from the eighties,where you stick it in the bottom of your commode.Its not that a punching bag isnt fun,but it helps if the opponent is worth bashing my fist into.
        I rate this one at a no,so I’ll be waiting for the toilet target to come out.

  • Jonathan

    I want one!

    • http://personalliberty DEAN

      I want one to & another one of jon stewart

    • Nancy in Nebraska

      Do you really want to have this man’s(?) image in your home?!?

  • Ted Crawford

    I think that this type of acting out is petty, immature venting, and more importantly, it is very counterproductive, if winning converts is your goal! If making money is the goal, I suspect that it will definitely accomplish that !

  • Silas Longshot

    I think it’s a perfect item. What could be more discriptive of a typical politician than a bag of hot air? And in 0bama’s case, he’s been punched multiple times by the non MSM with facts like the forged birth certificate and fake ‘draft card’, questions about his SS number, refusal to disclose his daming college records, hanging out with marxists, commies and domestic terrorists, Indonesian muslim childhood, on and on, and just keeps standing there.

  • USA4ever

    He does not deserve any respect -He has done nothing but bash the hard working citizens of this country and now trying to feed them a shovel full of sh*# with odimwit care.
    He is a muslim which by the way we are at war with since 911 but he in the name of United States wishes happy rahamadam. I do not wish any muslims happy anything and he had better check with the citizens first before saying garbage like that.
    Then lets see his total and complete disrespect for the constitution and we could go on and on
    You have to earn respect it is not just given

    • Eric Jones

      The reiigion of the president is NONE OF OUR BUESNESS and we are NOT at war with the whole of islam just the taliban and al-Queda.

  • jopa

    It would be pretty cool to see Mutt Rummy take a swing at that bag.If he connected it would probably bounce back and knock him on his butt.

  • Al

    Samuel, I guess you missed the event where Obama said there were 57 states. I agree that respect is earned. Also, those that demand respect rarely command respect.

    • samuel


  • teaparty13

    I wish I was at the fair, would’ve been in line a number of times to take a “Poke-A-Potus”

  • Carl Manning

    A better idea would be to have toilets with Obama’s face inside the bowl because we all know he’s full of crap every time he opens his mouth.

  • Carl Manning

    Have your fun while you can because soon Obama will be killing Christians when he completely removes his mask. WWIII, Nibiru, economic collapse, and martial law are right around the corner. Huge parts of the world will be flooded and a massive earthquake will hit the upper Midwest. He will not step down from the Dictatorship even if Romney is elected President. Christian prophets have seen this quite clearly. In fact, Christian prophets have recently seen that Obama will sign a secret pact with the anti-Christ unknown to the American People. God has planted Obama firmly as a tool of Judgment on this nation. Nothing we can do can eliminate him. He will enslave all of us because the evil spirit that controls him is the spirit of Egypt. Many of us Christians will be executed just as the Christians were the first to be executed by Lenin, Castro, and Mao Tse-tung. The Communists have completely infiltrated our government, military, and media. They will not let a silly election stop them whatsoever – not when they’ve come this far by the Judgment hand of Almighty God. Any democratic government in the history of Man has never overcome a Communist takeover without immense bloodshed or providence. The odds are highly against reversing a Communist takeover.

  • Juanita Shell

    How despicable! Only a depraved individual would portray the President in that manner. It go to show how low some people will go. I am pleased that some Republicans feel that this is over the line. I now have some respect for some of them. Even if one does not like the President-at least respect the office. There are some people out there who are just evil.
    I would suggest that you treat others as you wish to be treated.

    • cawmun cents

      You mean of course like when the administration decides to urinate on our backs and tell us its raining?
      No need to answer,its a rhetorical question.

    • Carl Manning

      This thug killed Bill Gwatney, Lt. Quarles Harris, Donald Young, Nathan Spencer, and Larry Bland. He has killed hundreds, if not thousands, of innocents with drones based on LIES like 911 and “al Qaeda is our enemy” when now, all of a sudden, al Qaeda is now our beloved friend being supported by the US military in regime change around the Mideast. They really think we’re that stupid. So I ask you: Does a warmongering psychotic murderer deserve RESPECT??? Did warmongering 911 criminal, Bush, deserve RESPECT??? NONE OF THESE GUYS DESERVE RESPECT??? They deserve jail for the rest of their lives!


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