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May 9, 2013 - 7:21 am

Christian Adams has a story that’s so outrageous it makes my teeth hurt. For the low-information liberals who may be reading this, the moon is that large gray orb that dominates our night sky most nights. Buzz Aldrin was the second human to walk on the moon. Yes, humans going to the moon and walking around on it actually happened. America used to do big things like putting humans in space and achieving things that appeared to be impossible. Now we have a celebrity president who kills human space flight, when he isn’t leaving Americans to die in the hellholes he assigns them to work in.

Barack Obama is not a low-information liberal. He’s just a nasty piece of work who intentionally mistreated an American icon.

On April 15, 2010, President Obama delivered his central speech on space policy at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  Aldrin was given a ride on Air Force One to the speech.  Aldrin said tonight in front of a packed house in a National Geographic auditorium in Washington D.C. that he presumed he might have a chance to speak with the President about options for space during the flight to Kennedy.

But it didn’t happen. President Obama had nothing to say to the moonwalker and didn’t seem to want to hear anything from Aldrin on the long flight to Florida.  So Aldrin sat in the back of Air Force One and never saw Obama – until it landed.

When it landed, Aldrin said he was summoned to the front of the plane. But he found out it was not to talk about space policy.  Instead, President Obama wanted Aldrin to emerge from Air Force One next to Obama for a photo op.  The moonwalker was to be a mere prop.

Here’s the photo that Obama got for kicking moon man Buzz Aldrin to the back of the plane.

And here’s another.

The look on Aldrin’s face speaks for itself. Aldrin believes that Obama’s current space priorities are a waste of the nation’s time, and after that flight, he knew that his own personal time had been wasted, too.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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The President growing up and then working in a left wing environment, knows all he needs to know that is why he did not speak with Buzz.
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Obama will use them for props in photos, but he doesn't really like to talk to old white men who have actually accomplished something besides winning elections. Besides which, he knew he'd sound like a moron trying to talk space policies with Buzz Aldrin.
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This article misses another point: How in the world do you have a long flight with Aldrin and NOT want to talk to him about spaceflight? Or about anything? How can you be so incurious? Geez!
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Buzz Aldrin has been known to punch people that treats the moon landing, him, and his dead friends, like a piece of dirt for their personal aggrandizement.

For anyone that wants to see what SHOULD have taken place, just imagine some big ears on this guy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wptn5RE2I-k

49 weeks ago
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So now we know Obama thinks he knows more about the space program than the second man who set foot on the moon.
Is there really no limit to Obama's ego?
And more incredulous, what is that galaxy-sized ego based on?
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Well, I can't do orbital rendezvous calculations in my head. I have to use paper.

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Back in the 90's, I twice met Mr. Aldrin -- and shared local AM radio air time with him on one of those occasions -- in a professional capacity.

Yes, he's a national hero; it is said he was chosen for 11 because he could do orbital rendezvous calculations in his head should the computers fail.

Obama should not have disrespected him in such a way.

My first take on the picture was, "Finally, Aldrin sees his own reflection and doesn't like it very much."
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Gary M.

Back in the 90's, I twice met Mr. Aldrin -- and shared local AM radio air time with him on one of those occasions -- in a professional capacity.

Yes, he's a national hero; it is said he was chosen for 11 because he could do orbital rendezvous calculations in his head should the computers fail.

Obama should not have disrespected him in such a way.

My first take on the picture was, "Aldrin sees his own reflection and doesn't like it very much."
50 weeks ago
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Buzz (and others) would do the nation a big favor by writing frankly about this experience with Obama for the WSJ, NYT, LAT, and WaPo, inter alia.
50 weeks ago
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America's Race Program: ensuring we'll never get to the Moon ever again, and instead pay immigrants welfare so insane mother's can shoplift while their mischievous li'l kids make improvised claymores to blow legs in half cuz we're all Vietcong or whatever crazy Muslims dream up in their extremely thick craniums from banging their heads on cement five times a day while getting angry cuz they think Brillo pads are toilet paper.
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Too bad Aldrin wasn't related to a kid killed in a school. Obama could have gotten a "twofer".
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your a grown man
JUST SAY NO
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Aldrin is enthusiastic about our future in space, so I'm sure he wanted to seize the opportunity to have the President's ear to share his ideas, and hopefully influence him.
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Both pictures above can be summarized as : the hero on the left and the zero on the right.
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