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Barack Obama 'too tired' to give proper welcome to Gordon Brown
The London Telegraph ^ | March 7, 2009 | Tim Shipman

Posted on 03/07/2009 12:16:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

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To: 2ndDivisionVet

President Bush must have been in better shape physically and mentally ‘cause he took on 9/11, war, economy, the MSM, and everything else seemingly without effort.

(Blessings on GW and his family)


51 posted on 03/07/2009 12:26:43 PM PST by madison10
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

I’d bet this guy has a meltdown well before his term is up.

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I forecast this quite a while ago. Which event will give us either President Biden or President Pelosi.

IOW, we are screwed, no matter what!


52 posted on 03/07/2009 12:26:59 PM PST by maica (Barack Obama is a Communist Party Project.)
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To: Chet 99
Anyone miss George W. Bush yet???

Hell, I'm even starting to miss this guy.


53 posted on 03/07/2009 12:27:08 PM PST by Polybius
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To: Former Proud Canadian

The presidency is above his pay grade.


54 posted on 03/07/2009 12:27:13 PM PST by bgill
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To: mojito

But he writes such lovely prose.


55 posted on 03/07/2009 12:27:13 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: anniegetyourgun

I guess, but, is it just leaking to be leaking or is there a motive? No one in their right mind would think letting this out would generate anything other than ridicule given his relative youth.


56 posted on 03/07/2009 12:27:35 PM PST by John W
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To: mojito

They aren’t doing so great on relations with Russia.


57 posted on 03/07/2009 12:27:47 PM PST by madison10
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sweet Mary and Joseph, that’s not the excuse they gave, is it??? Holy carp, even if it was true - and the cure is to stop jetting across the country for every 25 jobs “created” - don’t put that weakness on display for our sworn enemies with a track record of miscalculation to see. That’s just plain reckless.


58 posted on 03/07/2009 12:28:05 PM PST by NonValueAdded (May God save America from its government; this is no time for Obamateurs. Emmanuel = Haldeman?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Well if is to tired to give a proper welcome maybe he is too tired to be President..


59 posted on 03/07/2009 12:28:32 PM PST by KevinDavis (No one should question our "Dear Leader"!)
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To: Chet 99

“Anyone miss George W. Bush yet???”

I wonder if any of those, who liked to spell his name wrong, would like to learn to spell George right now.

What a “o” moron! Can’t find it in himself to treat a VIP with respect due him...


60 posted on 03/07/2009 12:29:22 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (I think, therefore I am conservative.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sources close to the White House say Mr Obama and his staff have been "overwhelmed" by the economic meltdown and have voiced concerns that the new president is not getting enough rest. British officials, meanwhile, admit that the White House and US State Department staff were utterly bemused by complaints that the Prime Minister should have been granted full-blown press conference and a formal dinner, as has been customary. They concede that Obama aides seemed unfamiliar with the expectations that surround a major visit by a British prime minister.

But Washington figures with access to Mr Obama's inner circle explained the slight by saying that those high up in the administration have had little time to deal with international matters.

Translation: They are incompetent and overwhelmed. Doesn't seem as they care, either.
As each day goes by, I get more worried about our nation. And the question remains: How long until the MSM realizes how bad he is and turns on him? Will the Chicago homies then go after the MSM? Something's gonna give sooner or later, we just can't stay on this course.

61 posted on 03/07/2009 12:29:43 PM PST by jeffc (They're coming to take me away! Ha-ha, hey-hey, ho-ho!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

John McCain could have handled it and his age is equal to all the times Obama says “uhhh” without a teleprompter.


62 posted on 03/07/2009 12:29:52 PM PST by I Hate Obama
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barack Obama is quickly reducing himself to a figurehead. The President’s executive functions and policymaking is all going to be delegated to people we don’t really know while Obama signs bills and does photo-ops.

That actually might not be such a bad thing. Woodrow Wilson’s stroke slowed down executive business, but it also kept him from fighting to have the U.S. join the League of Nations.


63 posted on 03/07/2009 12:30:15 PM PST by Loyalist (Barry Barack Hussein Obama Soetoro Dunham Pumski! A man of many talents! A man of many names!)
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To: EggsAckley

Only temporarily, while he vacations and recuperates in HI...Biden will look competent in comparison, don’t you think?


64 posted on 03/07/2009 12:30:20 PM PST by ducdriver
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To: ETCS

“the president’s surprise at the sheer volume of business that crosses his desk”

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Has he even had one Cabinet meeting yet? I remember the media chronicling Bush’s lack of meetings, press conferences, speeches, etc, starting about the day after his inauguration.


65 posted on 03/07/2009 12:30:36 PM PST by maica (Barack Obama is a Communist Party Project.)
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To: AD from SpringBay
After all that experience at community organization and that half-term as a senator, who knew we were electing a lightweight, unprepared, puppet?

You are being unfair.

Puppets don't need Tele-Prompters.

66 posted on 03/07/2009 12:31:01 PM PST by Polybius
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To: Yardstick

“But he writes such lovely prose.”

And speaks so well while using a teleprompter!


67 posted on 03/07/2009 12:31:17 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (I think, therefore I am conservative.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm surprised he didn't say, "I'm BUSHed!".

If he's tired, it's no doubt it is over the midnight "Earth, Wind, and Fire" concerts at $100/lb steak dinners at the white house.

Did someone not sit this clown down and explain the job of the Presidency to him? This job is 24/7, with every minute filled with world shaking events and responsibilities. This is not a "community organizer" job, or a voting "present" job; there is no going home to MaBelle Michelle and the kids at 5pm.

I'm sure glad HE didn't have to shoulder the responsibilities of the Vietnam War or 911 as the President...he would have never made it. It would be like, "Can't we wait until Monday to bomb Hanoi...I'm tired."

I don't recall any President every publicly saying the he "was too tired" to represent our country to Foreign Leaders. I mean Daddy Bush puked in their lap, but at least he didn't call in "tired".

Did CommieBama say, "I'm too tired to choose a respectful gift for Gordon Brown, just call Ronco and order him a DVD set."? Too tired to be classy and nice?

Maybe this guy is just not up to the job...physically as well as mentally. So far, all of his financial decision suck, he has been rude, crude, and infantile with his decisions and astoundingly stupid with cabinet appointments.

I think Mr. Silver Tongue and his teleprompter got elected by mistake. Maybe it was a black power thing. But, CommieBama ain't acting like a President.

I never thought I'd see a "low rent" White House in our country...even with hillary hanging porno-ornaments on the White House Christmas Tree...at least it wasn't as tacky as the ObamaCommies.

I want to propose a helpful cure for our young president...I think each as every American should run out and buy him a bottle of GERITOL and send it to the White House with a card reading..."Mr. President, So you won't be too tired to treat our Allies with the proper respect in the future, please accept this complimentary bottle of GERITOL. Maybe by the time you reach 49 it will have cured you."
68 posted on 03/07/2009 12:31:28 PM PST by FrankR (We are only enslaved to the extent of charity (bailout) we receive...think about it.)
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To: madison10

I saw GWB in church two Sundays ago. He looked tanned, fit, relaxed and smiling broadly as well-wishers gathered to welcome him back. It was so good to see him like that as I wondered how these last few years had aged him.


69 posted on 03/07/2009 12:31:56 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: KansasGirl

Burdock Hinsane Obama just wants to be “the idea guy.”


70 posted on 03/07/2009 12:32:09 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He has time to destroy the economy, and attack ordinary citizens like Rush Limbaugh. If he slept for the hours he has spent dissing Rush he would be in good enough shape to deal with foreign affairs.

What if there is a crisis that he isn't purposely making worse (the economy) that comes along and he has to be Presidential?

Oh that's right, he is PRESENT Obama.

All he needs to be is Presential

71 posted on 03/07/2009 12:32:19 PM PST by Syncro ("Play by the rules and you miss all of the fun"---Broken Bridges)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yup. Obama is a post-turtle. Someone put him in a high position, and now he doesn't have any idea what to do.


72 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:01 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Graybeard58
He’s in way over his head, we’ve known this all along, the rest of the world is finding out.

I'm surprised he didn't just call Joltin' Joe to fill in for him..

73 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:10 PM PST by pray4liberty (Always vote for life!)
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To: dinodino
My favorite quote from the piece:

“The Sunday Telegraph understands that one of Mr Obama’s most prominent African American backers, whose endorsement he spent two years cultivating, has told friends that he detects a weakness in Mr Obama’s character.”

“The one real serious flaw I see in Barack Obama is that he thinks he can manage all this,” the well-known figure told a Washington official, who spoke to this newspaper. “He's underestimating the flood of things that will hit his desk.”

And just who could this mystery “African-American backer” be?

0 is being trashed in a foreign newspaper by his new best friend forever Colin Powell.

74 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:14 PM PST by mojito
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


Early to bed, early to rise ...
75 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:15 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: KansasGirl; fieldmarshaldj
Ditto! Who would have thought. Just like the Israelites pining for their life of slavery in Egypt.
76 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:32 PM PST by stayathomemom (Cat herder and empty nester)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Hell, this incompetent jackass is making me miss Bubba Clintoon.

Same here, the lovable old scaliwag.

While he may have been seen as the reason people dig up drains in some quarters, at least he would not destroy the economy, because the bigger it was, the bigger pieces he could nibble off it.

I'll take a good ol' Dixie Mafia crook any day over this THING(PBUH) we have now.

77 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:32 PM PST by Gorzaloon (Roark, Architect.)
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To: EggsAckley; ducdriver
Heck he doesn't make any decisions himself anyway


78 posted on 03/07/2009 12:33:49 PM PST by Syncro ("Play by the rules and you miss all of the fun"---Broken Bridges)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well the Jackass wasn’t staying UP LATE READING the Stimulus, was he ?

I don’t think so. Plotting the overthrow of the American Constitution is Exhausting.


79 posted on 03/07/2009 12:34:27 PM PST by 4Speed
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To: FrankR
Maybe this guy is just not up to the job

LOL, understament of the decade!

80 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:10 PM PST by Syncro ("Play by the rules and you miss all of the fun"---Broken Bridges)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYiuikq9ujY&feature=related


81 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:12 PM PST by GoLightly
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To: Loyalist

I’ve thought all along this clown is just a front man for his white extreme leftist puppeteers.


82 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:14 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: NonValueAdded

****Holy carp****

I’m going to adopt this expression, and will remember that it originated here discussing The One. It will stand with many other immortal phrases that began on the internet.


83 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:16 PM PST by maica (Barack Obama is a Communist Party Project.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But not tired enough for Wednesday parties?


84 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:29 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: AD from SpringBay
After all that experience at community organization and that half-term as a senator, who knew we were electing a lightweight, unprepared, teleprompter dependent puppet?


Yes, You Are!

85 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:32 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Glittering prizes, and endless compomises, shatter the illusion of integrity. Yeah!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Time to appoint a Czar of Tucking In and Bedtime Stories.


86 posted on 03/07/2009 12:35:43 PM PST by matt1234
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To: AD from SpringBay

The man has never worked a day in his life.


87 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:00 PM PST by gitmo (I am the latte-sipping, NYT-reading, Volvo-driving, no-gun-owning, effete, PC, arrogant liberal. -BO)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“He’s only 48 years old!! These people are in way over their heads, already!!”

He’s too young to use that excuse. We are all sitting out here in the boonies having our retirement funds decimated are in much more pressure and, at four score and more in age, hope I never fail to show hospitality to anyone who comes to my door in friendship..


88 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:05 PM PST by elpadre (nation)
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To: madison10

President Bush had faith and character.

0 has neither.


89 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:11 PM PST by mojito
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So America, WE TOLD YOU SO.......

How do you like eating hope and change so far?


90 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:26 PM PST by Gator113 (For America to survive, Obama must fail.....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a LIE, he’s just a EFFIN MORON!

Soon most folks that supported the commie SOB will start admitting it, and lame azz excuses like these only help.

BTW, too tired sounds like an excuse a gay man would use, I’m just saying. So he COULD be telling the truth.


91 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:51 PM PST by American_Centurion (No, I don't trust the government to automatically do the right thing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mussolini might try not throwing so many lavish million dollar parties at night, on the taxpayer expense. He might try to focus on his job, instead of spending his time on an enemies list. He might even take time out of his busy day to even try a little thing those of us in the private sector call, work. I know it is an ugly four letter word to people in governmet, but it is what it is.

then again, I want this fascist to fail, so what the heck, coke it up every night, moron.


92 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:56 PM PST by rigelkentaurus
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To: 4rcane

If this were Bush, they’d say he was back on the sauce, intellectually incurious, or both. They would, however, not DARE to utter any criticism of the man leading us into Great Depression #2/s


93 posted on 03/07/2009 12:36:58 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What bull! 0bammay is out partying with Earth Wind and Fire and out politicking to pass mega-pork stimulus bills


94 posted on 03/07/2009 12:37:07 PM PST by dennisw (Archimedes--- Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum to place it, and I shall move the Earth)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve been hoping that Obama would suffer a mental/emotional/physical breakdown that could not be concealed, and would force him to resign. Could this actually happen? Please, please, please.


95 posted on 03/07/2009 12:37:10 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: sinanju
sleeping
96 posted on 03/07/2009 12:37:46 PM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Sources close to the White House say ...

Washington figures with access to Mr Obama's inner circle...

Allies of Mr Obama say...

A well-connected Washington figure, who is close to members of Mr Obama's inner circle, expressed...

Good grief. Was there a single named source in this entire article? Wonder what kind of credibility this forum would lend this tabloid publication if they were bashing Palin.

97 posted on 03/07/2009 12:38:02 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde (America: Home of the Free Because of the Brave)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Of course he's tired

Every Wednesday night is Conga Line Dance Party Night!!!
And every Friday night is Date Night with Michelle.

So stop the partying and get to WORK!
And if that's too much --- resign.

98 posted on 03/07/2009 12:38:05 PM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: 4rcane

He’s just a ‘suit’. A token. A puppet.
No ‘there’ there.
Big noise-no action.
Les incompetant!


99 posted on 03/07/2009 12:38:07 PM PST by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thank God for Free Republic and thanks so much for posting this story. It’s interesting to see how the Brits are giving us the real story illuminating Obama’s gross incompetency. Members of this forum are not surprised by any of this, we saw it coming. When, if ever will America wake up?


100 posted on 03/07/2009 12:38:28 PM PST by nicksaunt
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