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Obama's Been To London To Visit The Queen
The Stiletto Blog ^ | April 1, 2009 | The Stiletto

Posted on 04/01/2009 7:07:38 PM PDT by theothercheek

President Barack Obama met Queen Elizabeth II and presented her with an iPod that was pre-loaded with a video of the first lady’s 30-minute arm-toning routine, complete with the peppy Broadway show tunes that keep MO motivated to go for the burn. Perhaps her expectations lowered by the gift of state presented to PM Gordon Brown, the Queen didn’t exactly go all out either: She gave the Obamas the same signed portrait of herself and Prince Philip that everyone else gets.

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TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: barackobama; bho44; bhouk; bhovisit; boorish; g20summit; lowclass; michelleobama; queenelizabeth; royals; tasteless; thestiletto; thestilettoblog

1 posted on 04/01/2009 7:07:38 PM PDT by theothercheek
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To: theothercheek

Barak Obama went to London riding on a pony, he stuck an IPod in his cap and called it “Purple Kool-Aid”


2 posted on 04/01/2009 7:09:17 PM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: theothercheek

Yes and he made a right muck of it.


3 posted on 04/01/2009 7:09:21 PM PDT by edcoil (Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner Liberty is a well-armed lamb)
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To: theothercheek

Why not just give her a whoopee cushion as well.


4 posted on 04/01/2009 7:09:35 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

That’s what he’s planning to give Kim Jong Il when they finally meet.


5 posted on 04/01/2009 7:11:52 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: theothercheek

A big ol heart-shaped box of chocolates


6 posted on 04/01/2009 7:13:03 PM PDT by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: theothercheek

If i gave my Grandma an Ipod it would either be returned to the store pronto or thrown into the junk draw never to be seen again.


7 posted on 04/01/2009 7:14:02 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: theothercheek

With his collegiate mentality, he prbably figures he and Kim Jong Il, will smoke a few bowls together, go out for some good Korean food, and talk about how best to handle their subjects...ruler to ruler bonding.


8 posted on 04/01/2009 7:16:02 PM PDT by Homer1
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To: mowowie
My mother's the same age and has no idea what an iPod is...nor does she care.
9 posted on 04/01/2009 7:17:50 PM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: theothercheek

If he really wanted to give her something rare or unique, he could have given her a copy of his real birth certificate.


10 posted on 04/01/2009 7:20:45 PM PDT by trustandobey
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To: Miss Didi

I read somewhere that Prince Andrew had given the Queen Mum and iPod a couple of years back. But that doesn’t mean she used it.


11 posted on 04/01/2009 7:21:10 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: theothercheek

zero looked like he had just bagged a trophy—the queen.


12 posted on 04/01/2009 7:21:15 PM PDT by ken21 (the only thing we have to fear is fdr deja vu.)
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To: theothercheek

are the gifts from obama to queen and vice versa listed here for real?

If so, one can bet that the signed photo she gave him was a direct response to the treatment of gordon brown, unless there is precedent for her doing this with US presidents previously.


13 posted on 04/01/2009 7:22:17 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: theothercheek
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14 posted on 04/01/2009 7:23:03 PM PDT by hunter112 (SHRUG - Stop Hussein's Radical Utopian Gameplan!)
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To: WoofDog123

The Queen always gives guests a photo of herself in a silver frame. W & Laura last presented Her Majesty with a sculpture by an American artist and before that letters from the National Archives from FDR to her father.


15 posted on 04/01/2009 7:26:55 PM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: theothercheek
"Obama's Been To London To Visit The Queen"

The kenyan is a "been to, fridge full jaguar"

16 posted on 04/01/2009 7:27:12 PM PDT by spokeshave (homeless people can just buy a share of Citibank instead of a lottery ticket)
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To: hunter112

lol


17 posted on 04/01/2009 7:27:21 PM PDT by txhurl (ralph...history books will read: Lincoln freed the slaves & Obama enslaved the free.)
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To: trustandobey

While Apple is an American company (although they had to struggle to get the name from the Beatles) the ipod itself is made in China.


18 posted on 04/01/2009 7:30:35 PM PDT by xp38
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To: theothercheek

What a dud gift — meechelle arm routine........that is so disgusting


19 posted on 04/01/2009 7:31:00 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: trustandobey

ROTFLMAO


20 posted on 04/01/2009 7:31:53 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: Miss Didi

thanks.

obama giving an ipod is still such an insult in terms of official state visit gifts.


21 posted on 04/01/2009 7:32:29 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: GeronL

A new take on the old nursery rhyme:

Wussy Prez, Wussy Prez, where have you been?

“I’ve been to London to look at the Queen.”

Wussy Prez, Wusy Prez, what did you there?

“I gave her an I-pod and quite a good scare!”


22 posted on 04/01/2009 7:32:53 PM PDT by Palladin (President Obama: "Ich bin eine Kokain Kopf.")
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To: hunter112

Too funny!


23 posted on 04/01/2009 7:32:54 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: WoofDog123

How are the Drive-Bys spinning this one I wonder.


24 posted on 04/01/2009 7:33:59 PM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: WoofDog123

The gift to him is for real. The gift to her is mostly real (clicking on the links will help you figure out what the April Fool’s prank is).


25 posted on 04/01/2009 7:34:34 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: Palladin

Good one!


26 posted on 04/01/2009 7:35:15 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: theothercheek

I didn’t know he was going to visit Elton John...


27 posted on 04/01/2009 7:38:57 PM PDT by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: theothercheek

Arm-toning video? Hey, there, Queen, here’s how to tone your 80+ year-old arms. Why not a video of the cute daughters saying something nice to the Queen instead? Better yet, why not just give a nice family photo? It would’ve been both a bit of history and a personal memento.


28 posted on 04/01/2009 7:41:32 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Clemenza

Who else would it be appropriate to give an iPod to? Queen Elizabeth? What are you, a peasant?


29 posted on 04/01/2009 7:44:46 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: Miss Didi

Somebody in the Bush Administration did their homework. One cannot know what will be appreciated but those gifts sound appropriate.


30 posted on 04/01/2009 7:44:56 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: theothercheek

The first time I heard of this ipod gift, I thought the radio person reporting it was pulling an April Fools Prank. Nope, it’s all true. The Usurper is a first class putz. A little kid could come up with a more appropriate gift for Queen Elizabeth. What must she think of him? She’s been around, she knows good character from bad. How utterly embarrassing for our country to have this moron parading around as president.


31 posted on 04/01/2009 7:45:00 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty ("Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is FORCE." George Washington)
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To: skr

Forgot to check for humor in keywords.

As an only child, I despise April Fools’ Day.


32 posted on 04/01/2009 7:52:46 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: theothercheek
trueview
33 posted on 04/01/2009 7:59:06 PM PDT by Nateman (It's Pres_ent Obama until we see some id!)
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To: theothercheek

Don’t forget, he also uploaded his own speeches on the Ipod.

And no, I’m not joking.


34 posted on 04/01/2009 8:01:19 PM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: Nateman

No wonder Prince Philip has that look on his face ...


35 posted on 04/01/2009 8:15:06 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: autumnraine

No sh*t? Really? Got a link that backs that up - it’s still April 1st in my time zone ...


36 posted on 04/01/2009 8:16:10 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: autumnraine

No you’re not joking - just found the link:

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2009/04/what-does-one-g.html

OMG.


37 posted on 04/01/2009 8:20:40 PM PDT by theothercheek ("Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything." - U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall)
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To: theothercheek

“No sh*t? Really? Got a link that backs that up - it’s still April 1st in my time zone ...”

President and First Lady Obama gave Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II a video iPod with inscription, songs uploaded and accessories, plus a rare musical songbook signed by Richard Rodgers.

Uploaded onto the iPod:

Photos from the Queen’s 2007 White House State Visit
Photos from the Queen’s 2007 Jamestown, Va., Visit
Photos from the Queen’s 2007 Richmond, Va., Visit
Video from the Queen’s 1957 Jamestown Visit
Video from the Queen’s 2007 Jamestown Visit
Video from the Queen’s 2007 Richmond Visit
Photos from President Obama’s Inauguration
Audio of then-state senator Obama’s speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and
Audio of President Obama 2009 Inauguration Address

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2009/04/what-does-one-g.html


38 posted on 04/01/2009 8:21:22 PM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: theothercheek

Yep. Pretty surreal isn’t it? I mean it’s like that movie “How to lose a guy in 10 dates” or whatever and Obama is going out of his way to be a jerk to the UK.


39 posted on 04/01/2009 8:23:22 PM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: autumnraine

It would be interesting to know if he violated any of the onerous copyright laws by giving the ipod with content on it.


40 posted on 04/01/2009 8:23:50 PM PDT by djwright (I know who's my daddy, do you?)
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To: djwright

You make a good point. What news outlet owned the videos he pirated to put on there?


41 posted on 04/01/2009 8:26:25 PM PDT by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: All

The queen should have given him back the bust of Winston Churchill...


42 posted on 04/01/2009 8:42:13 PM PDT by uncle fenders
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