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Obama Draws Criticism for Sitting Out Berlin Wall Anniversary
FOX News ^ | 11-8-09 | FOX News

Posted on 11/08/2009 1:46:28 PM PST by STONEWALLS

"The president does not plan to travel to Germany to attend the 20th anniversary celebration Monday of the fall of the Berlin Wall, drawing heated criticism from those who say he's ignoring a shining triumph of American-inspired democracy."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: berlin; obama
....Obama got his panties in a wad when Germany wouldn't let him speak at the Brandenburg gate during his campaign...they said that priviledge was reserved for leaders who had accomplished something...so now the sullen little wimp sulks and refuses to attend the event at The Wall.
1 posted on 11/08/2009 1:46:29 PM PST by STONEWALLS
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To: STONEWALLS
Plus, it's not about him. The POtuS can't handle the spotlight being on someone else.
2 posted on 11/08/2009 1:47:37 PM PST by IMissPresidentReagan (ATTENTION RINOS.: IT'S NOT THAT I'M TOO FAR RIGHT; IT'S THAT YOU'RE TOO FAR WRONG! fubo funp)
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To: STONEWALLS
Erkel be busy!


3 posted on 11/08/2009 1:48:03 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: STONEWALLS

Obama is a Marxist prig, plain and simple.


4 posted on 11/08/2009 1:48:38 PM PST by LIConFem (Defund the Fed. You have the power, USE IT!!)
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

He knows if he goes over there that they will see that he has no clothes


5 posted on 11/08/2009 1:48:46 PM PST by BornToBeAmerican (We the people, ..... never)
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To: STONEWALLS

He couldn’t bring himself to honor an achievement instigated by a Republican.

Not even Clinton was that low, was he?


6 posted on 11/08/2009 1:49:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America.)
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To: STONEWALLS

Obamao has to be true to his convictions.


7 posted on 11/08/2009 1:50:07 PM PST by pallis
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To: STONEWALLS

To 0bama the fall of Communism in Eastern Eurpoe was not a good thing.

But he should be happy as he has been fully successful in turning Ameirca into a Communist country.

Congratulations Dear Leader! (sarc)


8 posted on 11/08/2009 1:50:17 PM PST by AmericanSphinx71 ("Give me Liberty, or give me death"- Patrick Henry)
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To: STONEWALLS
This fraud makes me sick.

Basically, he's doing this to thwart the impetus of Reagan's legacy for posterity. Hopefully his poll numbers in Germany will sink as a result of this.

He's as slimy a politician as they come.

9 posted on 11/08/2009 1:52:40 PM PST by what's up
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To: IMissPresidentReagan

“Plus, it’s not about him. The POtuS can’t handle the spotlight being on someone else.”

...you got that right!....that was the reason he wanted to speak at the Brandenburg gate during his campaign...he wanted to give himself gravitas when all he had ever done was be in the Senate for 150 days.


10 posted on 11/08/2009 1:55:21 PM PST by STONEWALLS
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To: STONEWALLS

Why would a Communist celebrate that?


11 posted on 11/08/2009 1:56:40 PM PST by Three if by government
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To: STONEWALLS

Its only the most significant geopolitcal event in my lifetime and probably that of many others.

Zero can squeeze in a few rounds of golf instead of recognizing it.


12 posted on 11/08/2009 1:59:54 PM PST by rod1
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I pine for the days of Clinton, especially post 1994.

Gridlock, governments shut down, scandals undermining his agenda, impeachment, etc.

Sure, our taxes were higher, but I’d almost take that if the tradeoff was to have Obama on the run the way Clinton was after 1994.

I never liked Clinton, but felt for the most part, that the Republicans kept him contained. I never thought of him as being evil, like I do with Obama. I think Barack won’t rest until America is destroyed.


13 posted on 11/08/2009 1:59:54 PM PST by FLAMING DEATH (Are you better off than you were $4 trillion ago?)
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To: STONEWALLS

Why should Obama be compelled to attend a ceremony for which he does not agree with? The celebration is for something good not evil. He’ll go to shake the hands of Chavez, meet with gays, community organizers, Olympics, baseball or campaign for Corzine but for heaven’s sake don’t ask him to attend a freedom rally cause he’ll be hanging his head low.


14 posted on 11/08/2009 2:01:00 PM PST by eaglestar
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To: STONEWALLS

Very interesting front page of the DNC Times of Los Angeles (the L.A. Times, for those in Rio Linda)

They had the big headline of “Health Care bill Passed in House”, or something like that, but instead of Nazi Pelosi’s grinning mug, and those around her, there was a picture of the Berlin Wall. a GIANT picture.

I doubt that putting those two things together was intentional, as reliably left as that paper is.


15 posted on 11/08/2009 2:01:25 PM PST by Christian4Bush (2010 and 2012 cannot get here soon enough.)
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To: STONEWALLS

Was there any discussion on any news this AM about Obama snubbing Ft. Hood?


16 posted on 11/08/2009 2:04:24 PM PST by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney? (Don't forget to bring your cameras))
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To: TexasCajun

Like Rush said...”a communist wouldn’t celebrate the wall going. Only the wall going back up”.


17 posted on 11/08/2009 2:06:29 PM PST by albie
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To: STONEWALLS
drawing heated criticism from those who say he's ignoring a shining triumph of American-inspired democracy."

He must ignore it. His side lost. He is just being true to his communist friends.

18 posted on 11/08/2009 2:07:17 PM PST by Mark17
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To: FLAMING DEATH

Clinton had moral issues. Obama has no morals.


19 posted on 11/08/2009 2:28:52 PM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: Christian4Bush

i’d suspect they meant WE were the Berlin wall coming down.


20 posted on 11/08/2009 2:29:50 PM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: TexasCajun

Does the POS ever work?!


21 posted on 11/08/2009 2:31:24 PM PST by kcvl
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To: STONEWALLS
The fall of East Germany and the USSR were horrific tragedies for Obama and his communist Czars.


23 posted on 11/08/2009 2:57:10 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (DOE)
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To: STONEWALLS

the fact is, he’s a POS enemy of America, and the sooner we take back the government the better


24 posted on 11/08/2009 4:47:39 PM PST by The Wizard
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