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Barack Obama 'too tired' to give proper welcome to Gordon Brown
Telegraph.Co,UK ^ | 10:03PM GMT 07 Mar 2009 | Tim Shipman in Washington

Posted on 03/08/2009 5:27:07 AM PDT by TexasCajun

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To: TexasCajun

he’s such a martyr


51 posted on 03/08/2009 7:07:44 AM PDT by woollyone (I believe God created me- you believe you're related to monkeys. Of course I laughed at you!)
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To: agere_contra

Our last real journalist was Russell Baker, who won the Pulitzer Prize for autobiography in 1982. Baker credited his writing style to having read the reporting of UK newspapers.


52 posted on 03/08/2009 7:08:04 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: TexasCajun

This is truly an insult to our greatest and staunchest ally.


53 posted on 03/08/2009 7:09:47 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (Fides et Audax)
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To: TexasCajun

Perhaps Obama should have spent a little more time actually *working* as a senator (rather than voting “present” so often), before running for an office where the Peter Principle is so clearly defined by his presidency.

Too late now.


54 posted on 03/08/2009 7:09:52 AM PDT by angeliquemb9
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To: TexasCajun

I feel like writing a letter to the British newspapers apologizing for the lack of respect that baboon in the WH has for anything and anyone who does not bolster his image.


55 posted on 03/08/2009 7:10:07 AM PDT by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: TexasCajun
Whine, whine, whine, excuse, excuse ad infinitum, funny to me that President Bush seemed TIRELESS when it came to greeting and honoring foreign dignitaries, ESPECIALLY our allies. I was involved in protocol in the Navy (not planning, just being a part of ceremonial protocol) and Pres. Bush (to me) had outstanding manners and his timing was excellent. That points to outstanding staff and gives much credit to the President also.

Sure, there were times that you wondered if Pres. Bush was not going to be able to complete the thought while speaking but he always did and one thing for sure, compared to this ZERO, he was a giant in dignity and manners and let's make sure we add Laura Bush to those kudos also!

56 posted on 03/08/2009 7:11:23 AM PDT by brushcop (SFC Sallie, CPL Long, LTHarris, SSG Brown, PVT Simmons KIA OIF lll&V, they died for you, honor them)
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To: TexasCajun
He said that on several occasions the president has had to hurry back from eating dinner with his family in the residence and then tucking his daughters in to bed, to conduct urgent government business. Matters are not helped by the pledge to give up smoking.

Oh goodie. Not only is Obama folding under the pressure, since he's unqualified, but he's going through nicotine withdrawal too. That'll make him real cool in crisis.

We are so screwed.

57 posted on 03/08/2009 7:19:53 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (Atlas Shrugged Mode: ON)
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To: Puppage

“So, does this mean if terrorists attack us, he won’t be able to handle it?”

-Apparently not if he’s tired after yet ANOTHER White house party.


58 posted on 03/08/2009 7:20:51 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: lefty-lie-spy

BO picked the wrong people to piss off.


59 posted on 03/08/2009 7:50:30 AM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Democrats still want to get Pres. Bush and/or VP Cheney; there might be show trials in 2009.)
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To: agere_contra

They said the office of President had gotten to big for any one man during the Carter era.

Reagan changed that. :)

Now they’re already saying it again......


60 posted on 03/08/2009 7:53:27 AM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Democrats still want to get Pres. Bush and/or VP Cheney; there might be show trials in 2009.)
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To: tajgirvan
utter lack of Class and Dignity of this Administration is appalling

It is all a freaking redistribution scheme with a teleprompter conceived by college professors and entertainers. He might not even RUN for another term. His efforts to change will waste him as if he was on a sinking ship in a hurricane.

61 posted on 03/08/2009 8:27:01 AM PDT by alrea (4% profit on a gallon of gas is obscene but over 15% tax isn't)
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To: alrea

Jimmy Carter diplomatic incompetence.


62 posted on 03/08/2009 8:28:05 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: JudyinCanada

Somehow I don’t see the UK Press Corp. apologizing and spewing Obamah propaganda in support of the “First Black” US President.


63 posted on 03/08/2009 8:42:04 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
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.

Erm ... pardon me, but isn't the State Department headed up by *the smartest woman in the world* -- you know, the one who has *thiry-five years of experience, counts eight years as the wife of a president as qualification to hold the position*?? HILARY CLINTON AND HER MINIONS don't know what the expectations that surround a major visit by a British prime minister are??

As we would put it when we were kids, "Smooth move, Ex-lax."

64 posted on 03/08/2009 8:53:33 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: KosmicKitty

My first biggest fear - President Biden

My next really biggest fear - President Pelosi!!!!


Well, not much comfort further on down the line. Here’s the current order of presidential succession, according to Wikipedia, in case it makes you feel better:


This is a list of the current presidential line of succession[1], as specified by the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 (3 U.S.C. § 19) and subsequent amendments to include newly created cabinet officers.

# Office Current Officer
1 Vice President and President of the Senate Joe Biden
2 Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
3 President pro tempore of the Senate Robert Byrd
4 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
5 Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner
6 Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
7 Attorney General Eric Holder
8 Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
9 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke (confirmation pending)
10 Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius (confirmation pending)
11 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan
12 Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
13 Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
14 Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
15 Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki
16 Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano


65 posted on 03/08/2009 8:55:09 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: MozarkDawg
"Sorry MD, I've been busy shopping. How ya like it? "

"Damnit, I must've left that Russian translation book in the car. ...Oh well."

66 posted on 03/08/2009 9:00:30 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Well, Hello Doily!


67 posted on 03/08/2009 9:13:29 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism.)
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To: monocle
The truth is.... obama to tired
68 posted on 03/08/2009 9:15:41 AM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRIUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: kabar

I agree - marijuana was my first thought - he’s been cooling back with a hit or two and can’t handle the pace demanded.

What a sham the guy is.


69 posted on 03/08/2009 9:25:21 AM PDT by imintrouble
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To: imintrouble

I think he is doing more than MJ. In his book, he admitted to cocaine or “blow.”


70 posted on 03/08/2009 10:17:13 AM PDT by kabar
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To: odin2008

Obama can do that for nothing but partying with lots of top shelf liquor or the finest vintage wines, paid for by you the taxpayer, makes the spirits even more enjoyable. The socialist dream come true.


71 posted on 03/08/2009 10:23:37 AM PDT by monocle
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To: TexasCajun

I had to click on the article—I thought you might have been joking, or that this was actually from the Onion or Scrappleface. My apologies for doubting you.

When I think that this guy can’t get any worse, he does.


72 posted on 03/08/2009 10:59:48 AM PDT by Mac from Cleveland (Mister, we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again---and J. Edgar, too)
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To: TexasCajun

Yeah he’s too tired, but not from working. It is called being hung over from all the parties...


73 posted on 03/08/2009 5:02:14 PM PDT by piytar (Obama = Mugabe wannabe. Wake up America.)
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To: TexasCajun

BTTT


74 posted on 03/08/2009 8:26:23 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: NeoCaveman; xsmommy

OMGosh........theOne has a REAL job. LOL


75 posted on 03/09/2009 3:56:14 AM PDT by tioga
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To: TexasCajun

If he is so damn tired you would think he could cut the partying and campaigning and get serious about his freaking job.


76 posted on 03/09/2009 3:58:57 AM PDT by dforest
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To: TexasCajun
They concede that Obama aides seemed unfamiliar with the expectations that surround a major visit by a British prime minister.

Alternate explanation----- BHO (Aitch) was miffed that on Brown's first visit, Sir Tedward was knighted.

Surely, Obama has an Office of the Chief of Protocol

77 posted on 03/09/2009 6:18:26 AM PDT by syriacus (Barack's legacy - record breaking spending resulting in record breaking waste.)
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To: KosmicKitty
My first biggest fear - President Biden My next really biggest fear - President Pelosi!!!!

Those possibilities are so scary that I'm actually hoping that Biden steps down and Obama asks Hillary to be his VP.

78 posted on 03/09/2009 6:21:01 AM PDT by syriacus (Barack's legacy - record breaking spending resulting in record breaking waste.)
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To: TexasCajun
Obama Chic: President Forges New Path in Protocol
Like his predecessors, Obama must master the presidential protocol that has long ruled the White House. From military salutes to the presidential march to the customs by which foreign visitors are welcomed, every commander-in-chief must respect the traditions that have come to define the office.

79 posted on 03/09/2009 6:28:21 AM PDT by syriacus (Barack's legacy - record breaking spending resulting in record breaking waste.)
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To: TexasCajun; All
Folks wonder why comrade Obama shipped the bust of Churchill back to Britain? Consider the following:

"How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity.

The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property, either as a child, a wife, or a concubine, must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men. Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities, but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it.

No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilization of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome." -- Winston Churchill

Who did comrade Obama give his first interview to upon becoming President? Arab television network Al Arabiya.

80 posted on 03/09/2009 6:41:43 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Economists predicting a quick recovery are like the band that continued playing on the Titanic.)
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To: Jemian

Gordon Brown and his wife obviously took the time to get gifts for Obama and his family.

Too bad Obama’s staff isn’t on the ball. DVDs? Probably came in a basket with a few bags of microwave popcorn. Marine One helicopters? Must have been straight from the White House gift shop.

And then there is Hillary!. No one on her staff speaks Russian? Or knows someone who could have translated that stupid gag gift better?

I didn’t think it would be this bad, but one month into this so-called presidency, this is BAD.


81 posted on 03/09/2009 11:25:16 PM PDT by Utah Girl (John 15:12, Matthew 5:44)
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To: TexasCajun

0bama was hitting the bong with Michelle a little too much?


82 posted on 03/09/2009 11:26:37 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: TexasCajun
snip.....Matters are not helped by the pledge to give up smoking.

"People say he looks tired more often than they're used to," the strategist said. "He's still calm, but there have been flashes of irritation when he thinks he's being pushed to make a decision sooner than he wants to make it. He looks like he needs a cigarette."

BWAHAHAHAAAAAAA!! Obama isn't going to quit smoking. In the meantime that is what will be blamed for his upcoming angry outbursts.

83 posted on 03/10/2009 1:10:12 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: wally-balls
“Barack Obama’s offhand approach
to Gordon Brown’s Washington visit last week
came about because
the president was facing exhaustion
over America’s economic crisis
and is unable to focus on foreign affairs,
the Sunday Telegraph has been told."

uh-huh bump as we continue into devastation. (did the dog eat the homework as well?)

84 posted on 05/29/2009 1:58:44 PM PDT by cyn
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