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Palin to Iraq: Did She or Didnít She?
FOX News ^ | September 13, 2008 | Shushannah Walshe

Posted on 09/13/2008 8:15:29 PM PDT by Iron Munro

"In response to a Boston Globe article today, the Palin camp has been forced to clarify exactly where Sarah Palin traveled in her July 2007 trip to the Middle East to visit Alaskan National Guard troops"

"Last summer, Governor Palin traveled to Kuwait where she visited Alaskan National Guard troops deployed to the war in Iraq at Camp Arifjen.

While she was there she traveled to the K Crossing on the Kuwait-Iraq border, and a quarter mile into Iraq. According to the General who traveled with her, while she was there she presided over a re-enlistment ceremony of an Alaskan National Guard soldier.

En route back to the United States, she traveled to the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. While in Germany, Governor Palin visited wounded soldiers at the Landstuhl military hospital."

"Tommy Vietor, Obama campaign spokesman responded strongly to the initial report that Palin did not cross the border into Iraq:

"They said she visited Iraq, but today we learned that she only stopped at the border. Americans are starting to wonder, is there anything the McCain campaign isn’t lying about?"

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska
KEYWORDS: election; iraq; mccainpalin; nothingburger; palin; palinattacks; palinping; palinrecord
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"While she was there she traveled to the K Crossing on the Kuwait-Iraq border, and a quarter mile into Iraq."

Remember that "Reading Comprehension" line on grade school report cards?

Understands what he reads?

I bet Tommy Vietor got straight "F" grades on that one.

1 posted on 09/13/2008 8:15:30 PM PDT by Iron Munro
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To: Iron Munro

This is desperation now.


2 posted on 09/13/2008 8:16:37 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Robert Byrd - Ex community organizer)
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To: Iron Munro
Its much ado about nothing. The Democrats' message is being drowned out in their bitter attacks on Sarah. She's in their OODA loop and they can't shake her out of it. A plus for our side!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

3 posted on 09/13/2008 8:17:34 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Iron Munro
"Last summer, Governor Palin traveled to Kuwait where she visited Alaskan National Guard troops deployed to the war in Iraq at Camp Arifjen.

Ummmmm....I'm sorry....what was the question again?

4 posted on 09/13/2008 8:19:10 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (What do Barack Obama and a bowl of chili have in common?)
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To: Iron Munro

Good point. I think this whole thing is absurd


5 posted on 09/13/2008 8:19:19 PM PDT by markedmannerf
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To: goldstategop
Even so, she has spent more time in Iraq that Obie has.
6 posted on 09/13/2008 8:20:01 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: Iron Munro
Palin has faced criticism for her limited travel outside of the United States and for obtaining her first passport last year.

At least her first passport is an AMERICAN passport!

7 posted on 09/13/2008 8:20:50 PM PDT by jim-x (God help America survive its enemies within.)
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To: markedmannerf

Typical Glob story... all BS all the time.


8 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:05 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: Iron Munro
Keep the baseless attacks comin'. Lord knows it's worked so well for you guys thus far.
9 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:21 PM PDT by cybervyk (How I see it, he can't ACT much more reasonably than choosing Palin. He's got my vote.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Arifjen is in Kuwait.


10 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:21 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: Iron Munro

She NEVER stated that she went to Iraq... she said that she visited wounded troops in GERMANY and then troops in KUWAIT waiting to HEAD TO Iraq


11 posted on 09/13/2008 8:21:28 PM PDT by zimfam007 (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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These idiots are completely desperate and it is obvious to everyone watching. All of it will only enhance Palin in the eyes of most of the public.

That's because of something the left and the elite in the MSM and DNC cannot comprehend and are blind to.

Sarah connects with everyday people. She was mother who wanted to make a difference in her community and joined the PTA and it went from there. She didn't need an ivy league degree in Political Science, she didn't need a law degree, she didn’t need rich connections, she just needed honesty, integrity, her faith, and a desire to serve.

She didn't seek wealth, power, or high position...it just happened and that connects with most Americans of all stripes (outside of the leftists and elitists whom she threatens) who in their hearts want to try and help their communities and improve things for their kids.


SARAH PALIN TRUMPS OBAMA-BIDEN

12 posted on 09/13/2008 8:22:20 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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While in Germany, Governor Palin visited wounded soldiers at the Landstuhl military hospital."

Which is more than Obama did. He was too busy making out with that German babe in the fitness center.

13 posted on 09/13/2008 8:22:35 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

But 1/4 mile inside Iraq is not.


14 posted on 09/13/2008 8:23:36 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: zimfam007

Stuck-on-stupid. Is this the change Obama is talking about?


15 posted on 09/13/2008 8:23:37 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: Iron Munro

LOL! Reading comprehension. I remember those tests.


16 posted on 09/13/2008 8:23:43 PM PDT by rabidralph (She shoots, she scores!)
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To: Jeff Head

That picture just makes me proud to be an American.


17 posted on 09/13/2008 8:24:13 PM PDT by nobama08
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To: zimfam007
While she was there she traveled to the K Crossing on the Kuwait-Iraq border, and a quarter mile into Iraq. According to the General who traveled with her, while she was there she presided over a re-enlistment ceremony of an Alaskan National Guard soldier.

Looks like the General confirmed that she went a quarter mile into Iraq to preside over a re-enlistment ceremony. Is Obama calling the General a liar now too?

18 posted on 09/13/2008 8:25:25 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: Jeff Head
Agreed. I would guess that reenlistment ceremony puts her in Iraq longer than Obie was.
19 posted on 09/13/2008 8:25:33 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: Iron Munro

Ok lets open up Obamas passport and Palins RFING NOW I am so sick of this shit


20 posted on 09/13/2008 8:25:36 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom)
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