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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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To: Iron Munro
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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To: Iron Munro
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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To: Perdogg

http://www.overstream.net/view.php?oid=n1ronxelmtin


21 posted on 09/13/2008 8:26:53 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Thanks for the assist. Aren't there signs in the desert that say, "Welcome to Iraq. Now go home"? or "Now leaving Kuwait. Don't Drink and Drive Your Camel."

For some weird reason I still think people would be more interested to learn what's in Barry's college records. But that's just me.

22 posted on 09/13/2008 8:27:17 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (What do Barack Obama and a bowl of chili have in common?)
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To: Iron Munro

Hahaha...!
I love the stench of Democrat panic... any time of day.
Smells like.... victory.


23 posted on 09/13/2008 8:29:33 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Perdogg
They are hoping most Americans will only read the headlines and miss the truth. Sadly, for a whole bunch of voters, they will be correct.

Time for us to go back on offense and pull out one of our big guns to blast the RATs back onto the defensive.

24 posted on 09/13/2008 8:31:25 PM PDT by comebacknewt
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To: Iron Munro

Stupidity seem to run in their party.


25 posted on 09/13/2008 8:31:28 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: Texas Eagle
By not commenting on her trip to Kuwait she was actually practicing appropriate OPSEC. It is a serious violation to disclose the location of any US military personnel. It was appropriate that a General confirm the trip and not her.
26 posted on 09/13/2008 8:31:31 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Excuse me. Her trip into Iraq.


27 posted on 09/13/2008 8:32:16 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
"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?"

Is this guy for real? LMAO. She went to visit the troops in Kuwait. What a decent wonderful thing to do. Does Obambi's camp thing attacking her on something like this will work? She went to visit the troops in Kuwait who served in Iraq, and that's all the average American will notice. Btw...I thought they were going to stop focusing on Palin?
28 posted on 09/13/2008 8:33:40 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Thanks for the assist. Bottom line: they got nothin'.

As usual.

29 posted on 09/13/2008 8:33:54 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (What do Barack Obama and a bowl of chili have in common?)
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To: Iron Munro

Ya know, Vietor, with all the incompetent, unqualified used car salesmen with law degrees on Capitol Hill, I’m sure Mrs. Palin is pa-lenty qualified.


30 posted on 09/13/2008 8:33:55 PM PDT by rvoitier ("I'll see you at the debate, bitches!" ~~ Paris Hilton, '08 Campaign)
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To: snarkytart

she did go into Iraq.


31 posted on 09/13/2008 8:35:01 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative (Reagan conservatism is back ! .. Thank God for Sarah.)
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To: Iron Munro
This simple scumbag, Hussein Obama, is running out of feet to stick in his mouth.


32 posted on 09/13/2008 8:37:07 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: snarkytart

You realize of course that Palin DID go into Iraq?


33 posted on 09/13/2008 8:38:33 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Jeff Head

It sounds to me that Sarah Palin went farther into Iraq than did John Kerry go into Cambodia.


34 posted on 09/13/2008 8:38:48 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Iron Munro

Funny or not?

http://i38.tinypic.com/3146zht.jpg


35 posted on 09/13/2008 8:40:05 PM PDT by RacerX1128
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

that’s cause SHE DIDNT LIE......duh


36 posted on 09/13/2008 8:40:36 PM PDT by raygunfan
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To: Lancey Howard

Yes, I read what the general said, but I was just saying so what if she was only on the border. What difference does it make? The point is she was in the region and her intentions were noble...she was visiting our troops.


37 posted on 09/13/2008 8:42:58 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: snarkytart
She went to visit the troops in Kuwait who served in Iraq,...

This is really ticky-tack but it might bend the left's minds a little more if it's worded like this:
She went to visit her (AK NatGuard) troops in Kuwait who served in Iraq,...
It kind of gives the instant impression she has more balls than the two dems put together! lol

38 posted on 09/13/2008 8:44:01 PM PDT by rvoitier ("I'll see you at the debate, bitches!" ~~ Paris Hilton, '08 Campaign)
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To: Iron Munro

At first I was shocked at the over-the-top attacks. Then I was upset and angry. Then amazed at the non-stop lunacy even in the face of virtually instant debunking. But tonight, for the first time, after reading this attack these efforts are starting to become funny in a crude, slapstick sort of way. Kind of like watching the 3 Stooges.

It is rapidly becoming impossible to take any of these people seriously. I guess the next step will be to simply yawn, swat the gnat, and go back to more important matters.


39 posted on 09/13/2008 8:44:49 PM PDT by scory
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To: Perdogg

Who cares. This is much ado about nothing.


40 posted on 09/13/2008 8:45:25 PM PDT by Roklok
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To: Iron Munro

Folks, what we are witnessing is absolute pandemonium in the Obama campaign.
Their internals must be horrendous.
Obama faced his first crisis the past couple of weeks and he flunked with a capital F.
It’s like a Chinese fire drill over at the Obama HQ.


41 posted on 09/13/2008 8:45:33 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: Iron Munro
She went further into Iraq than Kerry went into Cambodia.

Did Palin bring back a lucky hat?
42 posted on 09/13/2008 8:47:48 PM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Pontius Pilate voted "Present")
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Did Palin bring back a lucky hat?

Kevlar and a helmet.

43 posted on 09/13/2008 8:50:27 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: snarkytart

Sure, that’s obvious.

But I think the point is that the scumbag Obama campaign says that Palin lied when in fact she did not. The story is about lying, and it turns out that the scumbag Obama campaign is doing the lying. Naturally.

FRegards,
LH


44 posted on 09/13/2008 8:51:30 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Iron Munro

Sounds pretty binary to me. Is 1/4 of a mile into Iraq in Iraq? Yes/No.......

Is 10 feet into Iraq in Iraq? Yes/no?


45 posted on 09/13/2008 8:51:38 PM PDT by roaddog727 (BS does not get bridges built - the funk you see is the funk you do)
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To: Iron Munro

Let’s put it this way. She got much closer to the TROOPS
than Hussein did!

What a bunch of parsing of words! It won’t work, LOSERS!


46 posted on 09/13/2008 8:52:09 PM PDT by LUV W (McCain/PALIN!!!!--'nuff said! :D)
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To: RacerX1128

The pic in his hand... I can not tell who that is. i would try a different pic.


47 posted on 09/13/2008 8:52:41 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: Republican Wildcat

That was hilarious! Thanks.


48 posted on 09/13/2008 8:52:57 PM PDT by keats5 ("I hope for his sake, Joe Biden got that VP thing in writing."- Rudy)
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To: jim-x

YES YES YES YES!!!!!

The passport issue after he was no longer a minor is very important as are the three, not two, trips to Kenya.

Indonesian Passport? They do not allow dual citizenship, I believe.


49 posted on 09/13/2008 8:57:33 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: goldstategop

50 posted on 09/13/2008 8:58:29 PM PDT by jddqr (White queen checkmates black king: http://palincheckmate.com)
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