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Obama Salute

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Rodney Dill
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Rodney is an IT Implementation Consultant in the Motor City and working within the Automotive Industry. He contributed to OTB from November 2004 until retiring in July 2017, hosting some 1200 OTB Caption Contests.


  1. Mikey says:

    Hey, you guys like my new earring? It’s kind of big, but it doubles as a cup holder!

  2. jd says:


  3. jd says:

    Heard on his Starbucks Store #1 cup: “NO! Don’t salute! Only cheap showmen salute.”.

  4. OzarkHillbilly says:

    You guys are doing it wrong, where’s your coffee cups?

  5. OzarkHillbilly says:

    If you think this looks funny, just wait for Michelle’s salute.

  6. jd says:

    Hmmm. What secret signal can I send to the Outrageous Right to let them know I really am a Kenyan-born, Muslim-loving, America-hating, gay-exalting, Democracy-destroying anti-Christ? I know!! “How-dee-doo”.

  7. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Hey, at least my coffee cup isn’t full of dog sh!t.

  8. OzarkHillbilly says:

    George tried starting a new tradition when he was President, but when I tried saluting with Bo on the last flight, I couldn’t even pick him up.

  9. bill says:

    “good mocha chai latte”, boyz.

  10. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Here we are, guarding yet another President who couldn’t even get thru boot camp.

  11. Surreal American says:

    “Hey, it’s National Coffee Day today! You’re supposed to salute the cup!”

  12. Surreal American says:

    “Hey, it’s National Coffee Day today! You’re required to salute the cup, Marines!”*

    *grammatically correct resubmission

  13. al-Ameda says:

    “Hey guys, I forgot my American Flag lapel pin too!”

  14. Tillman says:

    Today, we salute Starbucks! The greatest American coffee company!

  15. Guarneri says:

    What do I care, you’re just the JV team……

  16. Guarneri says:

    Are you guys sure the NSA won’t know there’s a phone hidden in here?

  17. Guarneri says:

    And tonight on World News, the talk that has Washington a-buzz. Did the President have cosmetic surgery on his ears?

  18. Guarneri says:

    Of course I saw the poll numbers. You think I like hiding behind this damned cup?

  19. For the record, it’s a classified Starbucks’ cup from the one inside CIA headquarters.

  20. CSK says:

    Okay, now I get why Apple users are having problems with the iPhone 6.

  21. CSK says:

    “Hey, guys, it’s my new Obamaphone!”

  22. John425 says:

    Obama thought bubble: “Damn military. Here’s my chance to flip ’em off.”

  23. Mu says:

    “If we time it just right he might pour some coffee in his ear”

  24. John425 says:

    Obama thought bubble: “I thought I was going to get another Nobel prize but all I got was this cheap coffee cup.”

    Obama: “Jeez! Doing two things together is hard.”

    Obama: “Hey, the Marine on my right is saluting with his middle finger! What’s that all about?”

  25. RockThisTown says:

    The few and the proud. And the Queen.

  26. RockThisTown says:

    Two Marines and one bitter coffee clinger.

  27. RockThisTown says:

    “Is that peaberry coffee, sir, or are you just a peabrain?”

  28. RockThisTown says:

    “If you like your official salute, you can keep your official salute. . . as for me, I can do whatever I want! I’m the President!”

  29. charles austin says:

    Sir, it is an honor and our duty to protect you. And your latte.

  30. charles austin says:

    Just don’t ask him what time it is.

  31. charles austin says:

    “I’m going to miss this in a couple of years. The free lattes, I mean.”

  32. charles austin says:

    The few. The proud. And two Marines.

  33. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Nothing says America more than a Starbucks salute!

  34. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Obama: “Any White House jumpers today?”

    Marine: “Only a couple, sir”.

    Obama: “Things are getting better…”

  35. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Great Presidential Salutes In American History:

    Obama, the latte salute, 2014

    W. Bush, the Barney the dog salute, 2001

    Clinton, holding a bikini barista salute, 1997

    Nixon, the holding a whole bunch of White House tapes salute, 1973

    LBJ, the holding a bunch of cowboy hats salute, 1966

    Lincoln, the holding a can of beard wax salute, 1861

    Millard Fillmore, the holding a whole bunch of kittens and housecats salute, 1851`

    Washington, the holding a bunch of wooden false teeth salute, 1790

  36. Pinky says:

    “Bush left this cup.”

  37. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Obama: “Any White House intruders today?”

    Marine: “One, sir?”

    Obama: “He didn’t make peanut butter sandwiches again, and use all my peanut butter, did he?”

  38. PAUL HOOSON says:

    “Let this cup pass from me….to Hillary…”

  39. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Walking down steps with hot coffee. Saluting with coffee. Nothing can possibly go wrong there…

  40. Tillman says:

    The marines continued standing at salute long into the evening, each silently daring the other to go at ease first.

  41. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Marine: “Mr. President, you have my support, and anything else you can find in my gym locker…”

  42. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Obama:”Any White House intruders today?”

    Marine: “Yes, but he’s very tired, and asked that no one bothers him while he sleeps in the Oval Office…”

  43. PAUL HOOSON says:

    “The Secretary Of State is right behind me. We were conferencing and the string to the other cup broke…”

  44. PAUL HOOSON says:

    “Can you hear me now? Can you hear me now? Huh, I’m not getting good foam cup and string reception around here…”

  45. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Pilot: “What a cheap fare! He didn’t even tip me for the ride. And we had to even make an extra stop at Starbucks to top it off!”

  46. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Obama: “Let me know when the next guy hops the fence. I’m making him the new Attorney General”.

  47. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Obama: “Darn cup phones! Remind me to cancel that communications equipment contract with McDonalds”.

  48. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Marine to another Marine: “Who did we have to sleep with to get this gig?”

  49. PAUL HOOSON says:

    Parent: “Hey son, I think you need to scale back your Halloween costume. Dressing like the president drinking a cup of coffee is one thing. But, having two of your friends dress like Marines and then having a crew carry around a prop helicopter that you bring door to door is just way too much….”

  50. PAUL HOOSON says:


  51. RockThisTown says:

    Our Commander-in-Chief . . . distorting for duty.

  52. Mark Ryan says:

    “Quick guys, play the song ‘Kiss Me’ by Sixpence None the Richer, smirck!”

    (Watch Not Another Teen Movie Trailer)

  53. Mark Ryan says:

    Somehow the imposter Barack got by the all mighty Marines!

  54. Mark Ryan says:

    “Uh Sir, you just dropped a banana peel on the…..”
    “Quiet soldier. Let’s enjoy.”

  55. Jeremy says:

    Cut the president some slack. He was latte to his meeting.

  56. Jeremy says:

    Many conservatives think the president is full of beans. They just don’t realize that half of those beans are espresso.