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President Obama's first call 'was to President Abbas'
timesonline.co.uk ^ | January 22, 2009 | Tom Baldwin

Posted on 01/21/2009 5:20:49 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

President Obama placed the Middle East at the forefront of his first hours in office yesterday as he sought to make good on his promise of “ushering in a new era of peace”.

In a flurry of telephone calls from the Oval Office, he reached out to leaders in the region and vowed to engage immediately in pursuit of a permanent Arab-Israeli settlement.

The spokesman for President Abbas revealed that Mr Obama had told the Palestinian leader that their conversation was his first with a foreign statesman since taking office. Mr Obama also spoke to President Mubarak of Egypt, Ehud Olmert, the Israeli Prime Minister, and King Abdullah of Jordan.

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1 posted on 01/21/2009 5:20:50 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That’s great. You’d think he would put America first.


2 posted on 01/21/2009 5:23:01 PM PST by RolandTignor
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who else would you expect someone named Hussein to call first?


3 posted on 01/21/2009 5:23:20 PM PST by stockstrader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That’s nice. And our allies can wait their turns?

Canada? England? France? Germany? Japan? I would have thought there were about a hundred heads of state he should have called before Abbas.


4 posted on 01/21/2009 5:23:20 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“peace” as defined by the koran and muslims.


5 posted on 01/21/2009 5:24:05 PM PST by This Just In (Support Christian Homeschoolers)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think I would have called our largest trading partner, and multi-thousand mile border-neighbor Canada first. Then our closest military ally, the U.K. But, that’s just me.


6 posted on 01/21/2009 5:24:15 PM PST by americanophile
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Do these calls count as “terrorist chatter”? Just wondering.


7 posted on 01/21/2009 5:24:23 PM PST by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

is first call is to him, and his first action is to stop the 9-11 terrorist trials so they can get additional rights in the US courts.

Way to go hussien!


8 posted on 01/21/2009 5:24:23 PM PST by icwhatudo
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Somehow, I think I would have felt better if it had been to Gordon Brown. But that's just me, I guess.

ML/NJ

9 posted on 01/21/2009 5:24:28 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: Cicero

THere ya go, thinking the old way again. Friends who have stood by you for decades are just part of the problem.

Do I need a sarc tag?


10 posted on 01/21/2009 5:25:37 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Did he call Castro too?

ML/NJ

11 posted on 01/21/2009 5:26:04 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Muzzie talking to Muzzie?


12 posted on 01/21/2009 5:26:17 PM PST by WellyP
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Boy.. all the various news of Obama’s plans to destroy our country and Israel are coming out fast and furious tonight.

Last one standing..turn out the lights please.. that is if we have any lights left burning after he destroys our energy sector too.


13 posted on 01/21/2009 5:27:08 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Ring...Ring...Ring...

Abbas: "Hello...President Obama...is that you?"

Obama: "Allahu Akbar."

14 posted on 01/21/2009 5:27:17 PM PST by rickmichaels (I feel sick.)
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To: noiseman
Do these calls count as “terrorist chatter”? Just wondering.

It won't when he reverses the Patriot Act.

15 posted on 01/21/2009 5:28:11 PM PST by fanfan (Update on Constitutional Crisis in Canada.....Click user name)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just damn.


16 posted on 01/21/2009 5:29:06 PM PST by NYRepublican72
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To: RolandTignor
That’s great. You’d think he would put America first.

I agree, his first call should have been to the President of the United States.

17 posted on 01/21/2009 5:29:06 PM PST by Doe Eyes
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To: penelopesire
...that is if we have any lights left burning after he destroys our energy sector too.

You nailed that one too,,,,it looks like Hussein is about to stop offshore drilling.

18 posted on 01/21/2009 5:29:29 PM PST by stockstrader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wonder what Israel must be thinking....


19 posted on 01/21/2009 5:32:24 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Free ThinkerNY
In a flurry of telephone calls from the Oval Office, he reached out to leaders in the region and vowed to engage immediately in pursuit of a permanent Arab-Israeli settlement.

Finally we have a leader who gets it and we can soon have peace in the world. /s

ROTFLMAO because of the cool aid drinkers of hope and change.

20 posted on 01/21/2009 5:32:55 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: rickmichaels

21 posted on 01/21/2009 5:33:01 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: RolandTignor
That’s great. You’d think he would put America first.

That's what is knows as "CHANGE"!!

22 posted on 01/21/2009 5:33:05 PM PST by stockstrader
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Maybe they traded bomb recipes.


23 posted on 01/21/2009 5:33:28 PM PST by Dallas59 (Not My President)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
this is change??? Which leader hasn't made that a priority? The trick is actually coming up with something that can work.
24 posted on 01/21/2009 5:34:44 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Confidential to MSM: "Better Red than Read" is a failed business model.)
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To: Cicero
Canada? England? France? Germany? Japan? I would have thought there were about a hundred heads of state he should have called before Abbas.

They're not his people, nor his culture.

Kenya will be his foreign trip. Back to his homeland.
25 posted on 01/21/2009 5:37:07 PM PST by adorno
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To: stockstrader

hey..like Rush...I know these marxists like I know every inch of my glorious naked body...lol

We are so screwed. This was Obama and the dems planned all along. They are going to cram this stuff down Americans throats as fast and furious as they can while Obama is in his ‘honeymoon’ phase. Not sure what he is worried about though, as the media is not going to fall out of love with their messiah ever.....so what’s the big rush?

The republicans in Congress have surrendered too...so there is really no hurry. Very strange when you think about it from a strategic standpoint.


26 posted on 01/21/2009 5:37:24 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: RolandTignor
The spokesman for President Abbas revealed that Mr Obama had told the Palestinian leader that their conversation was his first with a foreign statesman since taking office.

Tell me again why all those Jews in New York and Florida voted for him?

27 posted on 01/21/2009 5:39:57 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Reporting from socialist occupied Amerika: Day 2 of the Usurper 0bama's [failed] regime .....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
If an Arab and Israel agreement is made, have the Arabs ever lied?
28 posted on 01/21/2009 5:40:44 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Wow. His first call is to a terrorist.

Abbas was the financier of the debut act of the modern era of terrorism, the 1972 Munich Massacre of Israeli athletes.

Disgust doesn't even begin to describe how I feel about this.


29 posted on 01/21/2009 5:46:28 PM PST by EternalVigilance (God is watching and listening.)(The Personhood Imperative: www.BanAbortionNOW.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
When this nitwit get finished, America is in deep trouble. He is so naive that it borderlines insane.
30 posted on 01/21/2009 5:46:30 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sure it was. Obama’s first call was to BFF Moqtada al-Sadr just to say what’s up.


31 posted on 01/21/2009 5:50:20 PM PST by exist
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To: stockstrader
Who else would you expect someone named Hussein to call first?

The Imam?

32 posted on 01/21/2009 5:50:54 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Reportedly, his first words were:

"OK, what do I do NOW, coach?"

33 posted on 01/21/2009 5:52:12 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Tell me again why all those Jews in New York and Florida voted for him?
* * * * * * *

As i have told my recently estranged former friends, they are either in denial of reality or are just plain ol’ ignorant.

I have been sending links that continue to demonstrate where Hussein stands on the muzzie-Israeli conflict, and the only response I got close to reality was “so, maybe one day you’ll be able to say I told you so”.


34 posted on 01/21/2009 5:53:57 PM PST by Canedawg (Lincoln freed the slaves, BO will free the terrorists.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Get used to Obama catering to enemies of freedom.


35 posted on 01/21/2009 5:56:14 PM PST by mohresearcher
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Yehuda; SJackson

Well, if he actually DID call Abbas first, let’s pray he told them to lay down their arms and supp[ort the right of Israel to exist.

Sorry, I had to think positive....someone has to think positive about his first phone call TO A TERRORIST!!!


36 posted on 01/21/2009 6:08:43 PM PST by RaceBannon (We have sown the wind, but we will reap the whirlwind. NObama. Not my president.)
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To: RolandTignor

yea middel east got nuthin to do with america


37 posted on 01/21/2009 6:09:13 PM PST by cydcharisse
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To: Cicero
That’s nice. And our allies can wait their turns? Canada? England? France? Germany? Japan? I would have thought there were about a hundred heads of state he should have called before Abbas.

I would have been surprised if the usurper had called any of our friends before calling all of his friends.

38 posted on 01/21/2009 6:11:02 PM PST by MathDoc (Don't blame me, I voted for Governor Palin and the wrinkly white-haired guy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Found a secret video of Obama’s call to to President Abbas:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nligvgv3Rfw


40 posted on 01/21/2009 6:14:42 PM PST by Jim Robinson
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To: cydcharisse

I am laughing at all the crazy Jews who voted for Obama. I wonder if they are starting to worry at all. They should have asked him to name Bernie Madoff for VP...that way they could feel totally secure.

I wonder if my Jewish friends will come with me in 3 years to visit Palestine...I’ve always wanted to see Tel Aviv.

LOL


41 posted on 01/21/2009 6:16:31 PM PST by johnnycap
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You can’t make this stuff up. He is doing all the things we feared he would in less than 24 hours.


42 posted on 01/21/2009 6:23:42 PM PST by edge10 (Obama lied, babies died!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY


43 posted on 01/21/2009 6:26:08 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist -)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So long, Israel.


44 posted on 01/21/2009 6:28:06 PM PST by Kirkwood
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To: This Just In

We’re getting a taste of his agenda...


45 posted on 01/21/2009 6:30:15 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Jim Robinson

I love one of the comments left at youtube for the video: “Somewhere in Kenya, a village is missing it’s idiot.”


46 posted on 01/21/2009 6:50:15 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Cindy; Godzilla; callmejoe; Oorang

Stunning, really. I can’t find the words.


47 posted on 01/21/2009 6:53:56 PM PST by Velveeta
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If Saddam Hussein was still alive, Obama would reinstall him as dictator of Iraq.


48 posted on 01/21/2009 6:55:32 PM PST by Wolfstar (This much I know is true, God blessed the broken road that led me straight to you.)
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To: Velveeta

I can find the right words, but I don’t want to sin and I don’t want to get banned.


49 posted on 01/21/2009 6:55:55 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

I backspaced over some of those words before pinging you to avoid being banned myself.


50 posted on 01/21/2009 7:00:19 PM PST by Velveeta
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