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White House to Release Photo From New York Flyover
FOXNEWS ^ | May 06, 2009 | FOXNEWS

Posted on 05/06/2009 1:06:58 PM PDT by Son House

"We'll release its findings and release a photo," he said.

That was after Gibbs indicated Tuesday that the White House would not release any images.

"I've watched CNN," he said at the time, noting the considerable coverage from amateur footage. "I didn't notice a lack of archival material from that flight."

The flyover triggered panic among New Yorkers as well as the internal review by the Obama administration.

Officials last week sent an Air Force One backup plane to fly over lower Manhattan to capture the presidential plane with the Statue of Liberty in the background. The public was not notified in advance that there should be no cause for alarm.

Some New Yorkers were reminded of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, sparking chaos as employees evacuated office buildings and inundated emergency call centers to raise the alarm.

President Obama soon after denounced the photo-op, which cost $328,835, calling it "a mistake."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: airforceone; bho44; flyover; house; obamaregime; photo; photogate; terrforceone; white
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Wonder which photo they wish to release, I got one
1 posted on 05/06/2009 1:06:58 PM PDT by Son House
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Air Force One in Planet of the Apes Pictures, Images and Photos
2 posted on 05/06/2009 1:07:26 PM PDT by Son House (Make A Bad Situation Worse, Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending, Thanks Øbama)
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To: Son House
Photobucket
3 posted on 05/06/2009 1:07:42 PM PDT by Son House (Make A Bad Situation Worse, Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending, Thanks Øbama)
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To: Son House

I want to see ALL my photos...and I want to see the manifest of who was on my airplane...


4 posted on 05/06/2009 1:08:48 PM PDT by Crim
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To: Son House

Officials last week sent an Air Force One backup plane to fly over lower Manhattan to capture the presidential plane with the Statue of Liberty in the background.

ANG photographer?


5 posted on 05/06/2009 1:08:48 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Son House

$328,835 for one photo? Now that’s a bargain!!


6 posted on 05/06/2009 1:09:13 PM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Son House

I’m willing to bet money that the released “photo” will end up being a professional photoshop...which they probably should have just done in the first place.


7 posted on 05/06/2009 1:09:36 PM PDT by Domandred (Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.)
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To: Son House

Doesn’t pass the smell test.

One photo?

An internal whitewash?


8 posted on 05/06/2009 1:09:55 PM PDT by StAntKnee (I keep thinking I'm gonna wake up from this dream theatre of the absurd.)
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To: Son House

“...and release a photo....”

“A” photo?

Just ONE photo?

Is that all?

Is this called transparency?

What a joke.


9 posted on 05/06/2009 1:10:39 PM PDT by TruthConquers (Delendae sunt publici scholae)
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To: Son House

10 posted on 05/06/2009 1:10:42 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: NMEwithin

Snapfish is always sending me coupons for $0.99 8x10’s.


11 posted on 05/06/2009 1:11:13 PM PDT by retrokitten (Sharing a smile So far from home And we would laugh Laugh till we cried- KoL)
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To: Son House

How many mistakes can this a-hole make before our country goes down the toilet?????


12 posted on 05/06/2009 1:11:14 PM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: Crim

...”I want to see the manifest of who was on my airplane...”...

That is the $64 question. I would be willing to wager friends here a pint or 2 of Guinness that there were large donors on that craft who were being rewarded for their campaign contributions. My guess is that this will be impossible to keep secret. Where is the National Enquirer?


13 posted on 05/06/2009 1:12:54 PM PDT by astounded (The democrat party is a clear and present danger to America.)
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To: Son House
"I've watched CNN," he said at the time, noting the considerable coverage from amateur footage. "I didn't notice a lack of archival material from that flight."

What a douchebag. Hey, Gibbs, we don't need pictures of the plane FROM THE GROUND, we got enough of those. We want to see not only ALL the pictures taken on that little joyride, we want to know who besides the flight crew was onboard that VC-25 enjoying the view!

}:-)4

14 posted on 05/06/2009 1:13:54 PM PDT by Moose4 (Hey RNC. Don't move toward the middle. MOVE THE MIDDLE TOWARD YOU.)
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I’m willing to bet money that the released “photo” will end up being a professional photoshop

Good, lets hope they keep digging that hole deeper. Even the best photoshop leaves a trail.
15 posted on 05/06/2009 1:14:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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“A” photo?

Maybe it is small potatoes for this regime, but for a third of a million dollars, I want ALL of them.

16 posted on 05/06/2009 1:18:14 PM PDT by alloysteel (When the chips are down - the buffalo is empty.)
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To: Son House

Numerous photos were taken of the episode by people all over Manhatten, with cameras, cell phones, etc.

What are the odds that they’ll just release one of those, to cover up what they were really up to?


17 posted on 05/06/2009 1:18:52 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Son House
There was a NY paper that asked its readers to send in photo shopped pics of Air Force One. They received hundreds of them. What do ya wanna bet one of those is the photo they release?

This is one of them....

Photobucket

18 posted on 05/06/2009 1:21:05 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (To understan' the livin' you got to commune wit' da dead.)
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To: astounded

Michelle Malkin has filed a FOIA request for the photos, all correspondence prior to the “escapade” AND a manifest of EVERYONE on board.... we’ll see what they do with that :)


19 posted on 05/06/2009 1:21:08 PM PDT by Momto2
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To: Cicero

Unless those people were in the sky, it won’t fly...the article about this incident clearly stated the AF pilot took the picture.


20 posted on 05/06/2009 1:22:39 PM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: Cicero

At what altitude do most jet planes fly?

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060913153433AAWR1gZ

Most passenger jets fly between around 31000 and 37000 feet depending on their weight and the distance being flown, however the smaller business jets typically operate up to 45000 feet and in the case of Concorde it went as high as 51000. At those kinds of altitudes you can see the curvature of the earth, it is quite spectacular.

The reason is that at high altitudes in thinner air jet engines work more efficiently by burning a lot less fuel and the ground speed of the aircraft is significantly higher than the airspeed the aircraft is measuring,


21 posted on 05/06/2009 1:23:41 PM PDT by Son House (Make A Bad Situation Worse, Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending, Thanks Øbama)
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To: Son House

The reason is that at high altitudes in thinner air jet engines work more efficiently by burning a lot less fuel

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So they were wasting gas too by flying at 1000 feet


22 posted on 05/06/2009 1:24:35 PM PDT by Son House (Make A Bad Situation Worse, Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending, Thanks Øbama)
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To: Diogenesis

That’s very funny! I can imagine a series of postcards depicting Air Force One menacing various NYC landmarks. Hell, why stop there. Menace national landmarks, too!


23 posted on 05/06/2009 1:25:32 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Marysecretary
"How many mistakes can this a-hole make before our country goes down the toilet?????"

Let's hope it's one of those Congressionally-mandated micro-flow toilets, that can't actually flush anything.

24 posted on 05/06/2009 1:26:40 PM PDT by ChicagahAl (Don't blame me. I voted for Sarah.)
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To: Son House

A passenger list please...


25 posted on 05/06/2009 1:27:22 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I agree with Rick..)
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To: Son House

I want a copy of the passenger list.


26 posted on 05/06/2009 1:27:44 PM PDT by donna (Sarah Palin: "...all of us, who consider ourselves progressive...")
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To: Son House

Who can trust this bunch of poll-driven loons with the nation’s business? Apparently, no one is in charge.


27 posted on 05/06/2009 1:29:06 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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Fox forced them to cough up the Photos with a Freefom of Information demand


28 posted on 05/06/2009 1:30:52 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Crucify ! Crucify ! Crucify him!!)
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To: Crim

I agree. We paid for it, we should be able to see it all.


29 posted on 05/06/2009 1:31:48 PM PDT by Jenny217
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To: Momto2
FOIA request for the photos, all correspondence prior to the “escapade” AND a manifest of EVERYONE on board.

Yeah, we'll see where that goes. Into a round file labeled "FUBO."

"Fascism Under Barack 0bama."

30 posted on 05/06/2009 1:31:48 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Lady Liberty has become Kitty Genovese.)
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To: Son House

Single seat Fighters are not usually the Platform used for a Photo Op. Let’s see the manifest.


31 posted on 05/06/2009 1:33:39 PM PDT by mortal19440
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To: Son House

The never-to-be-audited Obama Campaign Fund should be forced to reimburse us for this FUBAR episode.


32 posted on 05/06/2009 1:35:26 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: abigailsmybaby

BTTT


33 posted on 05/06/2009 1:36:21 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit)
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To: mortal19440

Yes,who was on the plane!!!


34 posted on 05/06/2009 1:37:49 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: alloysteel

Didn’t AF chasers fly behind the Jumbo???
How could they take the pictures of Zerojumbo showing it from the side (one would want that, no?) on the front of ...?
Smells more like joyride for bunch of Zero’s hippie community organizers.


35 posted on 05/06/2009 1:38:32 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: Oratam

36 posted on 05/06/2009 1:38:56 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: Son House
This must make NYC flyover country now.
37 posted on 05/06/2009 1:42:02 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: Son House

Release “a” photo? Only one was taken? Of course not. Release them all. We paid for them!


38 posted on 05/06/2009 1:42:11 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Worse than we could have imagined.)
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To: Son House

Could it be, could it possibly be, that “the annointed one” and Michelle were on board?


39 posted on 05/06/2009 1:44:50 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Worse than we could have imagined.)
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To: luvbach1

this is not the passenger list you are looking for...


40 posted on 05/06/2009 1:45:22 PM PDT by WoodstockCat (General Honore: "The storm gets a vote... We're not stuck on stupid.")
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To: Marysecretary

3,450

He is on number 1,680


41 posted on 05/06/2009 1:46:41 PM PDT by Syncro (Obama: the Muslim call to prayer is "one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.")
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To: Son House

In keeping with Zero’s arrogance, he’ll probably release a photoshop.


42 posted on 05/06/2009 1:48:32 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (We've gone from Jefferson to the Jeffersons)
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To: Diogenesis

That’s one terrorized Mickey!


43 posted on 05/06/2009 2:02:47 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Oratam

maybe it was a not too subtle message to wall street investment banks and brokerages


44 posted on 05/06/2009 2:09:30 PM PDT by Citizen Soldier (Made in USA and proud of it.)
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To: Son House

Is it possible to get a radar track of the flight path?


45 posted on 05/06/2009 3:34:09 PM PDT by Voter62vb
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To: Voter62vb

I’d think it possible that something like aircraft over NY city would be traced in a computer data base


46 posted on 05/06/2009 5:40:41 PM PDT by Son House (Make A Bad Situation Worse, Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending, Thanks Øbama)
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To: Syncro

Oh, boy. That’s encouraging, LOL.


47 posted on 05/06/2009 6:05:22 PM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: ChicagahAl

Wouldn’t THAT be a blessing.


48 posted on 05/06/2009 6:05:48 PM PDT by Marysecretary (.GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL)
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To: Citizen Soldier

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the captain speaking. If you’d kindly look out your left side cabin windows, you will see Wall Street, former center of American finance.”


49 posted on 05/06/2009 9:04:27 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Son House

BTTT


50 posted on 05/06/2009 11:15:17 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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