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Bush Makes Secret Thanksgiving Visit to Iraq ^ | nov 27,2003 | steve holland

Posted on 11/27/2003 10:48:27 AM PST by AmericanMade1776

Edited on 06/29/2004 7:10:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

I bring a message on behalf of America: We thank you for your service, we are proud of you and America stands solidly behind you," Bush told about 600 soldiers, who were stunned to see the president emerge from a side door inside a military mess hall at Baghdad International Airport.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bush43; iraq; thanksgiving; thanksgivingvisit
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To: At _War_With_Liberals
Makwao- up-country Maui. My neighbors are cows horses goats- very rational creatures compared to DU.
121 posted on 11/27/2003 1:41:55 PM PST by cadmus-maui
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To: PJ-Comix
Thank for the link.

Well, the bunch over there should be very happy about the FCC ruling allowing the F-Word on national TV.

While read their posts I felt as if they invented the word for their own private use.

Inclosing, I have been in the enemies camp and the enemy is pure evil.

122 posted on 11/27/2003 1:42:02 PM PST by Major_Risktaker (Did you have more freedom in the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's or today?)
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To: soycd
The DUmmies are freakin out. I love it. GW comes through again!

I hope the news of the President in Baghdad drowns out the news about Old Crusty in Afghanistan...

123 posted on 11/27/2003 1:44:31 PM PST by COBOL2Java (If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you are reading this in English, thank a soldier.)
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To: buffyt
Did they mention on DU how much it cost for the Hildabeast to fly over there?

Now that shouldn't be a concern to anybody for it's the duty of a Senator to take care of foreign affairs and to be a leader to our troops when overseas. It's the job of the CIC to delegate and stay at home, Right? /sarcasm

124 posted on 11/27/2003 1:59:17 PM PST by EGPWS
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To: the invisib1e hand
your comment : just when I think I can't admire this man more...he totally pushes the envelope on nobility.

I am thankful that he is our president

I know how you feel...:-)
125 posted on 11/27/2003 2:21:45 PM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: At _War_With_Liberals
A few said they cancelled holiday plans because they couldn't stand their families talking about this. Others are physically ill.

It was worth it, then.

126 posted on 11/27/2003 2:40:55 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Chilling Effect-1, Global Warming-0)
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To: AmericanMade1776
See also some of the OTHER threads about this:
GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEnduring Freedom 11/28/03-Baghdad,Pres.Bush
      Posted by Diogenesis
On 11/27/2003 2:36 PM PST with 3 comments

ahoo, AP, Reuters, and the usual suspects | 11/28/03 | President Bush in Iraq with the valiant Armies of Good
U.S. Troops Across Iraq Cheer Surprise Bush Visit
      Posted by Ex-Dem
On 11/27/2003 2:14 PM PST with 7 comments

Wired News ^ | November 27, 2003 | Dean Yates
Reuters: Some Iraqis Welcome Bush, Others Wish Him in Hell
      Posted by Pokey78
On 11/27/2003 2:11 PM PST with 17 comments

Reuters ^ | 11/27/03 | Khaled Oweis
Bush appearance stuns troops gathered at airport for Thanksgiving
      Posted by Maria S
On 11/27/2003 1:25 PM PST with 31 comments

AP ^ | 11/27/03 | JIM KRANE
Bush Iraq text (Full transcript of Bush's Thanksgiving Speech to the troops in Iraq)
      Posted by FairOpinion
On 11/27/2003 12:29 PM PST with 30 comments

Ledger -- AP ^ | Nov. 27, 2003 | President George W. Bush
(President)Bush Iraq Quotes
      Posted by kattracks
On 11/27/2003 11:45 AM PST with 9 comments

AP | 11/27/03
Bush Trip to Baghdad Kept Top-Secret
      Posted by kattracks
On 11/27/2003 11:25 AM PST with 51 comments Wires ^ | 11/27/03 | AP
DFU SONG: Air Force Hymn (Pres. Bush in Baghdad!!!)
      Posted by doug from upland
On 11/27/2003 11:24 AM PST with 11 comments

DFU SONG PARODIES | 11-2003 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
Bush Makes Secret Thanksgiving Visit to Iraq
      Posted by AmericanMade1776
On 11/27/2003 10:48 AM PST with 125 comments ^ | nov 27,2003 | steve holland
Bush Makes Surprise Visit to Baghdad
      Posted by Pro Consul
On 11/27/2003 9:42 AM PST with 14 comments

Fox News ^ | 11/27/2003 | Associated Press
Bush Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq
      Posted by PeteFromMontana
On 11/27/2003 9:42 AM PST with 172 comments

mywaynews via Drudge Report ^ | 11/27/2003 | TERENCE HUNT
President Bush is eating in my undisclosed location (UPDATE: Undisclosed location is IRAQ!)
      Posted by ChiefKujo
On 11/27/2003 7:37 AM PST with 1,137 comments

Eyes on ^ | 271830(C)NOV03 | ChiefKujo

127 posted on 11/27/2003 2:50:18 PM PST by RonDog
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Don't say that! The way the political winds are blowing, that could very well mean a wish for bad tidings to Dubya' voters in '04! : )


128 posted on 11/27/2003 2:51:59 PM PST by solitas (it only LOOKS like I'm pí$$íng on the First Church of 'pillhead'...)
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To: RonDog
Bless you, RonDog. Thank-you. Good list.
129 posted on 11/27/2003 3:01:36 PM PST by ThePythonicCow (Mooo !!!!)
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To: desertcry
Wouldn't you hate to be the GI who was on patrol when the President came in, and ends up having to eat with Hillary?
130 posted on 11/27/2003 3:07:07 PM PST by gitmo (Stability cannot be purchased at the expense of liberty. -GWB)
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To: ThePythonicCow
I personally like ChiefKujo's MONSTER thread the best. :o)
Check the post time - he scooped EVERYONE!
(FReepers rule.)

131 posted on 11/27/2003 3:07:43 PM PST by RonDog
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To: gitmo
...ends up having to eat with Hillary?
What NASTY "leftovers!"

132 posted on 11/27/2003 3:09:55 PM PST by RonDog
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To: COBOL2Java
The goons on DU are saying that GWB did this surprise visit to the troops to upstage Hitlery....gimme me a break....the trip was planned 5/6 weeks ago long before Old Crusty decided to go.

133 posted on 11/27/2003 3:33:17 PM PST by JulieRNR21 (One good term deserves another! Take W-04....Across America!)
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To: gitmo
Yes, but as the saying goes: Timing is everything. However, the President's visit to Iraq was not only for the 6oo or so, who were very fortunate to be at that Thanksgiving diner with W, but it was also for everybody in Iraq and Afghanistan, indeed for all the members of the USA Arm Forces. No doubt about it, President GWB loves his men in the Military. As for hillary it's very well known that she hates our men and women in uniform. She went to Afghanistan
for only one purpose to get a photo oped for political advantage. I feel sorry for our GIs who are used this way, have to share a table with her and still risks their lives to defend America.
134 posted on 11/27/2003 4:14:33 PM PST by desertcry
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To: Jeff Chandler
From DU:

And how many hungry people could have been fed today with that money? Just asking.

About the same amount of people as it cost for Hitlerys trip to Afganistan.

135 posted on 11/27/2003 4:16:54 PM PST by Bommer (Democraps: The New Improved NAZI's)
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To: crz
No joke and this is the greatest thing for those troops for their morale.

No joke this was an enormous boost to my morale, and I'm just a civvy.

136 posted on 11/27/2003 5:13:36 PM PST by the invisib1e hand
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To: AmericanMade1776
137 posted on 11/27/2003 8:01:16 PM PST by ambrose
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AOL couldn't wait to headline Hitlary as "Guess who's coming to dinner?" with a photo of her stuffing her face and chatting with a lady soldier. I kept checking to see how long it would take them to replace it with Bush and it was literally hours before they did. Must have killed them for her to be upstaged. Can you just imagine how furious she is going in behind President Bush and his stealth appearance...God Bless America & our troops...they deserve the best and got it. There were some clips of her with Heraldo on all of the channels. He said the troops were pretty happy to have her but really excited about a Turkey Dinner...he was honest and it showed! She made some cutsie remark to him about being from NY and then said they would chat later...yea right. She's getting exactly what she deserves after all of that Bush-bashing party in Ohio. Wonder sho paid for her trip?
138 posted on 11/27/2003 8:02:21 PM PST by TatieBug
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