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Obama AWOL on Iran
Flopping Aces ^ | 06-14-09 | Mike's America

Posted on 06/15/2009 6:33:27 AM PDT by Starman417

Where is the President?

A rare moment of opportunity for Iran to rejoin the family of nations is at hand. With millions of Iranians in cities and towns across the country protesting what is clearly a stolen election, the time is ripe for all those who support freedom and the peace that comes with it to stand with the demonstrators.

Curt has a full report here. Among many dramatic scenes, the video below stood out:

[video at site]

Iranians stood in their windows and on their rooftops chanting "God is Great" and "Death to the Dictator." It reminds me of that moment in the film "Network" when citizens run to their windows and shout "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore." In the next few days demonstrations in Iran may grow, or they may fizzle. A moment is at hand that could bring new freedom to Iran and new hopes for peace to the region and the world. So, I must ask the question: Where is the President of the United States?

For years, the United States government, under both political parties, has long sought a positive change in government in Iran that would make it possible to move beyond the Mad Mullahs obsession with terrorism and death. Solving the problem of Iran is a keystone to change throughout the region. Now is the most opportune moment to push forward with welcome statements of support for positive change in Iran.

Thus far, the only official statement from the White House is this:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: awol; bho44; bhoiran; iran; iranviolence2009; obama; votingpresent

1 posted on 06/15/2009 6:33:27 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

PRESENT!


2 posted on 06/15/2009 6:34:49 AM PDT by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: Starman417

Voting “Present” again.


3 posted on 06/15/2009 6:35:10 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Starman417

I expect a “we are monitoring the situation closely” type of answer.


4 posted on 06/15/2009 6:36:27 AM PDT by AbeKrieger (If global warming didn't exist, Al Gore would have had to invent it.)
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To: Starman417

The mullah’s actions have put Obama in a box. Free and fair elections are the bedrock of democracy and the essence of “robust debate”. Will he come out and address the significant issues with the election thereby alienating Ahmadinejad? Will he legitimize Ahmadinejad thereby alienating all democracies and showing his discussion of democracy in Cairo to be worthless?

This could be fun to watch.


5 posted on 06/15/2009 6:36:40 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Starman417

0bama should be demanding to meet unconditionally with the legitimate leader of Iran — Mousavi.
So much for HOPE and CHANGE.
0bama looks like just another timid status quo politician.


6 posted on 06/15/2009 6:36:54 AM PDT by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: Starman417

What do you expect from an empty suit?


7 posted on 06/15/2009 6:37:06 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Starman417

The Appeaser-in-Chief is just waiting for all those protesters to be silenced so he can congratulate the winner and set up a meeting with the elected leader.


8 posted on 06/15/2009 6:37:38 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Don Corleone

I don’t know why Hunter S. Thompson comes to mind...”When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”


9 posted on 06/15/2009 6:41:07 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: Starman417
Where is the President?

Basketball game? Paris? Golfing? Chicago for Pizza? Seems to have kept a low profile this weekend.

10 posted on 06/15/2009 6:44:06 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Starman417
he tends to shun things above his pay grade
11 posted on 06/15/2009 6:46:54 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Starman417
A rare moment of opportunity for Iran to rejoin the family of nations is at hand. With millions of Iranians in cities and towns across the country protesting what is clearly a stolen election, the time is ripe for all those who support freedom and the peace that comes with it to stand with the demonstrators.

Maybe he doesn't want to give anybody over here similar ideas.

12 posted on 06/15/2009 6:47:44 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Starman417

B. Hussein, won’t say a thing, his guy ( Achmadinjhad ) won.


13 posted on 06/15/2009 6:48:19 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Starman417

As one mudslime president / dictator to another, Zero is OK with akmaninutjob.


14 posted on 06/15/2009 6:49:15 AM PDT by 43north (11.04.08: the day America committed voluntary suicide)
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To: Starman417

Now, now....it was because of Obama’s speech that the Iranian people got to have this wonderful election in the first place. Because of his speech everything was fair and above board, and these protesters are merely “purveyors of hate and terroristic activity.” Obama has done all that he can and the only reason it is out of control for the Iranian gov’t is simply a problem that started with the administration before him.

<heavy sarcasm; the thoughts and expressions of this poster are not necessarily the thoughts of other posters. :)


15 posted on 06/15/2009 6:49:57 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: Starman417
Watch!

Obamah will call upon Jimma Carter to validate the Iranian election and ask that we move on and respect the majority of Iran voters election mandate.

16 posted on 06/15/2009 6:49:58 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Starman417

Do you suppose it will *ever* dawn on The One that his way of governing this country and his style of leadership are quite simply wrong?


17 posted on 06/15/2009 6:52:27 AM PDT by paulycy (Liberal DOUBLE-STANDARDS are HATE speech.)
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To: Starman417

Obama has failed. His only usefulness now is to his Marxist friends.


18 posted on 06/15/2009 6:54:39 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: Starman417

This is all above his pay grade. Besides, Pizza Night is just around the corner!!!


19 posted on 06/15/2009 6:54:46 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: thethirddegree

“What do you expect from an empty suit?”

Thus, the sudden rush on health care legislation. Gotta re-direct the headlines onto friendlier turf for zer0.


20 posted on 06/15/2009 6:55:58 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: paulycy

“Do you suppose it will *ever* dawn on The One that his way of governing this country and his style of leadership are quite simply wrong?”

Hell no! He’s convinced that WHATEVER he does must be right because he’s doing it. It is impossible for The One to be wrong. Just ask the sheeple between gulps of Kool-aid.


21 posted on 06/15/2009 6:58:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: Starman417

Hell, Hussein is in favor of fraudulent elections in THIS country. Being in ACORN and coming from Chicago, I’ll guarantee he’s taken part in a few himself. And why alienate a fellow muslim dictator?


22 posted on 06/15/2009 6:59:15 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Starman417
"Obama AWOL on Iran"

I'm not surprise. He always tries to do what's in the best interests of the Russians.

From CBS-News, July 29, 2006:

Chavez Vows To 'Stand By Iran'
After Oil Talks In Tehran, Venezuelan Leader Called 'Brother' By Ahmedinejad

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"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/07/29/world/main1847331.shtml
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President Obama and Venezuela dictator Hugo
Chavez at the 2009 Summit of the Americas in Trinidad

Obama, Chavez shake hands at Americas Summit:
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D97KK2T00&show_article=1
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From National Public Radio (NPR):
August 29, 2006
"Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been visiting countries such as China, Iran and Russia as part of an effort to build a 'strategic alliance' of interests not beholden to the United States. He considers the United States his arch enemy.":
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5729764
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Russia's Medvedev hails "comrade" Obama

Associated Foreign Press (AFP) ^ | April 2, 2009 | Anna Smolchenko

"Russia's Dmitry Medvedev hailed Barack Obama as "my new comrade" Thursday after their first face-to-face talks"

http://www.france24.com/en/20090402-russias-medvedev-hails-comrade-obama

April 1, 2009:
"Obama, Medvedev pledge new era of relations":
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090401/wl_afp/usrussiadiplomacynuclear_20090401152002

23 posted on 06/15/2009 7:00:34 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Starman417

He is very busy planing their next date night.He has no time for this heavy lifting I’m sure someone right now is writing the speech that will fix everything.


24 posted on 06/15/2009 7:00:49 AM PDT by MES401067 (Lenin called them "useful idiots" I for one have no use for them.)
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To: Starman417

Maybe Zero’s teleprompter is on the fritz again.


25 posted on 06/15/2009 7:02:17 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (When you put Democrats in charge, stupid things happen)
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To: Starman417

Q: Where’s Obama on the Iran unrest?
A: Probably sttin’ back quietly and studying how illegitimate usurpers REALLY git ‘r dun...


26 posted on 06/15/2009 7:02:59 AM PDT by Enduro Guy
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To: ScottinVA

Ahh... Pizza night at the Pentagon... it has been a while hasn’t it?


27 posted on 06/15/2009 7:02:59 AM PDT by Enduro Guy
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To: Starman417

He’s eating his waffle. Leave him alone.

Actually, he’s waiting for the dust to clear so he can pull a Neville Chamberlain with the Iran regime.


28 posted on 06/15/2009 7:08:02 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: Principled

Let me eat my waffle!


29 posted on 06/15/2009 7:09:42 AM PDT by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this..")
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To: Bookwoman

Gee I guess all that noble talk and friendly gesture didn’t work, Mr. Obummer. You got a gesture back from Iran only it wasn’t the one you probably wanted. What you got was the middle finger salute from Iran.


30 posted on 06/15/2009 7:18:53 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Bookwoman

I think we should bring waffles to the Tea Parties. “Waffles for Obama”. };>)


31 posted on 06/15/2009 7:22:38 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: Starman417

Maybe he just thinks it’s gay pride month in Iran?


32 posted on 06/15/2009 7:34:49 AM PDT by Catholic Canadian ( I love Stephen Harper!)
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To: Starman417

Credentials count when you vote something Obama doesn’t have


33 posted on 06/15/2009 7:58:10 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Starman417

I have the sick feeling that this whole thing in Iran is nothing more than puppet theater meant for our consumption


34 posted on 06/15/2009 7:58:29 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: thethirddegree

Make that an empty skirt.

And Hillary is an empty pantsuit.


35 posted on 06/15/2009 8:11:48 AM PDT by Judges Gone Wild (Who is this uncircumcised, to oppose the armies of The Living God?)
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To: Judges Gone Wild

If the terrorists want to still destroy America, they better hurry before Obummer beats em to it.


36 posted on 06/15/2009 8:33:04 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: Starman417; MarineBrat; csense; NormsRevenge; jveritas; SandRat; Straight Vermonter; GeronL; ...

Thanks for posting this.


37 posted on 06/15/2009 12:19:57 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
"Where is the President?"
Like I commented elsewhere. The POTUS position has been vacant since January 20, 2009. Tis the way things now sit. Besides. This shit is above zero's pay grade.
38 posted on 06/15/2009 12:52:36 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Obama must be making huge piles of cigarette butts around the WH grounds at this point.)
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