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Bagram G.I.: Troops Waited While Hillary Chowed Down
NewsMax.com ^ | 12/02/03 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff

Posted on 12/01/2003 10:39:22 PM PST by kattracks

New York Sen. Hillary Clinton forced U.S. troops stationed at Bagram air base in Afghanistan to wait for their Thanksgiving dinner last Thursday, while she and her entourage arrived late, then cut in line and were served first.

A soldier who witnessed the scene tells NewsMax:

"Thanksgiving Dinner started at 3 p.m. that day, so the line was forming around 2:30 p.m. She didn't show up until around 3:30 p.m.

"Once she got there," our source maintains, "Clinton and her entourage bumped everyone in line, forcing them to wait almost an extra hour."

The brass at Bagram apparently had a hard time rounding up New Yorkers who wanted to have dinner with Mrs. Clinton. Only six G.I.'s responded to an email sent out last week that stated, "Looking for military members from New York and Rhode Island interested in meeting their Senator/Congressman."

People Magazine was on hand to cover the event and wanted to interview the troops for reaction to Mrs. Clinton's visit.

"But they were getting declined left and right," our source said. "People were actually telling the reporters 'You don't want to print what I think about her and her visit.'"

After Clinton and her entourage departed, the only topics G.I.s wanted to talk about were "how great the food was and how fantastic they thought George Bush's visit to Iraq was."



TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hillary; iraq; thanksgivingvisit; tokyohillary
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1 posted on 12/01/2003 10:39:23 PM PST by kattracks
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To: kattracks
Typical Clintonism...
2 posted on 12/01/2003 10:40:47 PM PST by Poohbah ("Beware the fury of a patient man" -- John Dryden)
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To: kattracks
Heh heh heh :o)
3 posted on 12/01/2003 10:41:16 PM PST by McGavin999
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To: kattracks
bttt
4 posted on 12/01/2003 10:41:30 PM PST by farmfriend ( Isaiah 55:10,11)
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To: kattracks
Good find! Bookmarking!
5 posted on 12/01/2003 10:41:30 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("There are worse things than crucifixion...There are teeth.")
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To: kattracks
Most excellent treatment of her Royal Heinous.
6 posted on 12/01/2003 10:41:39 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (Tag line produced using 100% post-consumer recycled ethernet packets,)
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To: kattracks
I take it Hillary won't be getting the military vote in her presidential run
7 posted on 12/01/2003 10:43:45 PM PST by WackyKat
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To: McGavin999
Bet she didn't leave a tip, either.

Heh, heh, heh, heh....
8 posted on 12/01/2003 10:45:03 PM PST by Ronin (Qui docet discit!)
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To: WackyKat
She'll probably see to it that military absentee ballots are somehow "lost".
9 posted on 12/01/2003 10:46:18 PM PST by kattracks
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To: kattracks
Of course this report will never see the light of day outside of Newsmax and FreeRepublic.
10 posted on 12/01/2003 10:46:34 PM PST by Bullish
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To: kattracks

Afghan hero in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving: "Look!!!! Quickly. At the monitor.
Its our President Bush in Baghdad. He is soooo GREAT!!!!!

Her Royal Highness (D,NY): " [scheming] Damn $@#^%@^%^%$#%$#%@$%
At least I still have a thousand FBI files to manipulate.
"

====== O == O ====== MONITOR ========

11 posted on 12/01/2003 10:47:29 PM PST by Diogenesis (If you mess with one of us, you mess with all of us)
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To: kattracks
bump
12 posted on 12/01/2003 10:48:53 PM PST by mcenedo (lying liberal media - our most dangerous and powerful enemy)
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To: Diogenesis
That's my president!
13 posted on 12/01/2003 10:49:33 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: kattracks
Quote of the Day by Will_Zurmacht
14 posted on 12/01/2003 10:50:49 PM PST by RJayneJ
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To: kattracks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1031106/posts

For a contrasting opinion from the soldier that sat next to Bush in Baghdad.
15 posted on 12/01/2003 10:51:55 PM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (Since when did calling someone a cowboy become an insult?)
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To: kattracks
..the troops know the difference.

When I was in the Infantry, 'lo 20 years ago, the Officers knew that the quickest way to garner the detestation of the soldiers was to eat before the last man was served. An exception could be granted to the Officers who elected to serve the troops their meals for a while.

Here we see the perfect contrast; the Commander in Chief serves the troops and then sits down for chow, resulting in respect. The bearer of Old Crusty shoves into line, forcing the common troop to delay a holiday meal, resulting in contempt.

The elitist Dems just don't get it.

16 posted on 12/01/2003 10:52:25 PM PST by Thommas
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To: Poohbah; MeeknMing; Mia T; PhilDragoo; potlatch; donna; ladyinred; Ragtime Cowgirl; Alamo-Girl; ...


CLICK TO RELOAD HILLARY:






17 posted on 12/01/2003 10:53:16 PM PST by autoresponder (<html> <center> <img src="http://0access.web1000.com/BooDat.jpg"> </center> </html> HILLARY!)
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To: Poohbah
typical bump
18 posted on 12/01/2003 10:54:30 PM PST by gipper81
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To: kattracks
""Once she got there," our source maintains, "Clinton and her entourage bumped everyone in line, forcing them to wait almost an extra hour."

Compared to Bush who shows up makes his speech, and then the only one he cuts in front of is one of the chow slingers so he can serve troops their dinner and say hi.
19 posted on 12/01/2003 10:55:08 PM PST by DeepDish (Depleted uranium and democrats are a lot alike. They've both been sucked dry of anything useful)
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To: kattracks
Bookmarked!
20 posted on 12/01/2003 10:55:15 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (I'm goin' to LoganLand!)
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To: autoresponder
See how they're all looking away as much as possible? There's no love here...
21 posted on 12/01/2003 10:57:02 PM PST by coydog (Goodbye Chretien! Don't let the door hit your @## on the way out!)
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To: kattracks
unsurprising BUMP
22 posted on 12/01/2003 10:58:28 PM PST by Texas_Jarhead
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To: Thommas
"The elitist Dems just don't get it."

I disagree. They get it but they just don't care.
23 posted on 12/01/2003 10:59:38 PM PST by Texas_Jarhead
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To: Texas_Jarhead
Her contempt for the military, expressed early in her husbands first term, continues. It appears that there may be some contempt for her from the military.
24 posted on 12/01/2003 11:01:01 PM PST by billhilly (If you're lurking here from DU, I trust this post will make you sick)
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To: Bullish
That's the sad part.
25 posted on 12/01/2003 11:01:22 PM PST by squidly
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To: coydog
It's bad enough when you get to Thanksgiving chow late and have to eat the leftovers. But to have to eat looking at Hillary's face, with that pink eyeshadow on, that would make everything come back up.

"Last one in line has to eat across from Hillary."

I read where the troops in Iraq wiped a personal item of Geraldos on their "private Johnsons" before they gave it to him. I wonder what the mess crew had in store for Hillary? I hope she had her Hepatitis shots before she flew out.

Actually, I hope she didn't.
26 posted on 12/01/2003 11:04:33 PM PST by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (Since when did calling someone a cowboy become an insult?)
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To: kattracks
Only six G.I.'s responded to an email sent out last week that stated, "Looking for military members from New York and Rhode Island interested in meeting their Senator/Congressman."

Gay/Bi Curious?

LOL, it sounds like a personal add you'd read in a porn mag.

27 posted on 12/01/2003 11:07:53 PM PST by Prodigal Son
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To: Prodigal Son
personal add

Make that: personal ad.

28 posted on 12/01/2003 11:10:29 PM PST by Prodigal Son
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To: kattracks
"But they were getting declined left and right," our source said. "People were actually telling the reporters 'You don't want to print what I think about her and her visit.'"

ROFL

29 posted on 12/01/2003 11:13:43 PM PST by yonif ("If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem, Let My Right Hand Wither" - Psalms 137:5)
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To: Bullish
People Mag will write a glowing report of the love the troops showed for her.
30 posted on 12/01/2003 11:14:37 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Chilling Effect-1, Global Warming-0)
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To: kattracks
Hitlery: A legend in her own mind.
31 posted on 12/01/2003 11:15:30 PM PST by Howie66 (Lead, follow or git the hell out of the way!)
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To: Poohbah
It's typical for people to have to wait for a VIP as snags always occur, but it isn't as common for the VIPs to bump people from a food line. She is gaining some weight of late....
32 posted on 12/01/2003 11:19:09 PM PST by DeuceTraveler ((wedgie free for all))
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To: kattracks

33 posted on 12/01/2003 11:19:47 PM PST by happydogdesign
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To: Chad Fairbanks; deport; Amelia; Scenic Sounds; Howlin; justshe; Southflanknorthpawsis; ...
Don't miss this. (Not a surprise, but awfully fun to read.)

Ping!
34 posted on 12/01/2003 11:20:45 PM PST by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet ("Does this holster make me look fat?" - Conspiracy Guy)
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To: kattracks
Anyone have a link the the story of When Hillary’s delegates were at the NY convention. As the color guard passed them they were spitting on them.
Need to add this to the never forget list
35 posted on 12/01/2003 11:31:29 PM PST by quietolong
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To: DeepDish
Hillary is a master of deception. Let's trade her for Osama? We can do to Osama what I'd like to see done to Hillary!
36 posted on 12/01/2003 11:37:44 PM PST by Indinsumer
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To: Indinsumer
I'd rather see her defeated in 2006. Humiliatingly so.
37 posted on 12/01/2003 11:42:45 PM PST by DeepDish (Depleted uranium and democrats are a lot alike. They've both been sucked dry of anything useful)
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To: kattracks
Still trying to figure out the purpose of her visit.????!!!
38 posted on 12/01/2003 11:44:59 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Ronin
I'll bet the Queen left a tip; something Clintonian like:

"Plant your corn early."
39 posted on 12/01/2003 11:46:35 PM PST by gatorgriz ("The world is full of bastards - the number ever increasing the further one gets from Missoula, MT")
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To: DeepDish
I'd rather see her defeated in 2006. Humiliatingly so.

You'd better get some padlocks and chains and secure those cemetaries.

Ya know? The "Zombie Vote?"

40 posted on 12/01/2003 11:47:06 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("There are worse things than crucifixion...There are teeth.")
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To: DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet
THanks!
41 posted on 12/01/2003 11:47:27 PM PST by Chad Fairbanks (Friendship is like peeing your pants, everyone can see it, but only you can feel it's true warmth!)
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To: kattracks
NM. Dishing the dirt on the Clintons 24/7!

Carl from Oyster Bay...
42 posted on 12/01/2003 11:48:26 PM PST by At _War_With_Liberals
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To: kattracks
NO-ONE HAD TO BALLS TO SMACK HER!

that is all.

43 posted on 12/01/2003 11:52:07 PM PST by RIGHT IN LAS VEGAS (i)
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To: Thommas
Exactly!!
44 posted on 12/01/2003 11:55:04 PM PST by CyberAnt (America .. the LIGHT of the World)
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To: Keith in Iowa
SOME prefer

her unroyal lowness, her hideous heinous.

Perhaps the GI's are among the SOME.
45 posted on 12/02/2003 12:02:40 AM PST by Quix (Choose this day whom U will serve: Shrillery & demonic goons or The King of Kings and Lord of Lords)
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To: quietolong
Anyone have a link the the story of When Hillary’s delegates were at the NY convention. As the color guard passed them they were spitting on them.

Hillary's delegates spit on and taunt Police Honor Guard at her Convention

46 posted on 12/02/2003 12:05:10 AM PST by backhoe (The 1990's? The Decade of Fraud(s)... ( Clintons, Dot-Bombs, Oslo, Global Warming...)
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To: Howie66
. . .

a legend in her own mind . . .

which means it rattles around like a beebee in the Epcot dome.
47 posted on 12/02/2003 12:08:47 AM PST by Quix (Choose this day whom U will serve: Shrillery & demonic goons or The King of Kings and Lord of Lords)
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To: Indinsumer
What a wonderful, patriotic idea!
48 posted on 12/02/2003 12:11:02 AM PST by Quix (Choose this day whom U will serve: Shrillery & demonic goons or The King of Kings and Lord of Lords)
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To: RIGHT IN LAS VEGAS
She and all her cohorts together are not 1/100th worth a career of a buck private.
49 posted on 12/02/2003 12:12:17 AM PST by Quix (Choose this day whom U will serve: Shrillery & demonic goons or The King of Kings and Lord of Lords)
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To: Chad Fairbanks
You're welcome. Cool, huh? : )
50 posted on 12/02/2003 12:14:34 AM PST by DaughterOfAnIwoJimaVet ("Does this holster make me look fat?" - Conspiracy Guy)
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