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Obama orders review of crashers
Politico ^ | 11-26-2009 | Nia- Malika Henderson

Posted on 11/27/2009 9:16:22 PM PST by BAW

President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into how a Virginia couple managed to make their way into the White House for last week's state dinner without an invitation, even getting so far as to meet the president in the official receiving line, according to a White House official.

Three days after a pair of Virginia socialites and reality TV wannabes crashed the administration's first state dinner, the White House acknowledged for the first time Friday that they met Obama himself at the event – raising even more questions about whether the breach could have posed a security risk.

“The men and women of the Secret Service put their lives on the line everyday to protect us, they are heroes and they have the full confidence of the President of United States,” said White House spokesman Nick Shapiro in a statement issued Friday evening. “The White House asked the United States Secret Service to do a full review and they are doing that. The United States Secret Service said they made a mistake and they are taking action to identify exactly what happened and they will take the appropriate measures pending the results of their investigation.”

The White House and the U.S. Secret Service offered few details about how Tareq and Michaele Salahi, managed to end up in the receiving line.

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Zero orders full review of White House crashers, but not of Fort Hood terrorist. What a guy!


1 posted on 11/27/2009 9:16:23 PM PST by BAW
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To: BAW
Look, it's pretty clear by now that Obama let these two in personally, and he knew all about Major Hasan BEFORE he murdered 14 human beings.

No escaping the clear implications of his actions in these cases.

2 posted on 11/27/2009 9:18:10 PM PST by muawiyah (Git Out The Way)
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To: BAW

Will I be visited by the Secret Service if I admit that I really don’t care?


3 posted on 11/27/2009 9:18:44 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: BAW
0bama will commit 40000 of our troops to getting to the bottom of this.

I have to admit I am impressed, it took him only a few days to make up his mind on this, meanwhile he continues to dither on that war we're supposed to be fighting.

4 posted on 11/27/2009 9:19:41 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: muawiyah

He seems to be a leader in this instant, but wobbles on his commitment to out troops. Wuss.


5 posted on 11/27/2009 9:20:49 PM PST by doc1019 (Obama, not so much.)
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To: BAW
Well, first off, I've never seen an Adam's Apple like that on a guy..
and second, where are the ta tas??

Wasupwitdat?

6 posted on 11/27/2009 9:21:42 PM PST by evad (It's A Mont Thing)
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To: BAW

Yeah, the ‘Bamsters on the case! Judas Priest this f’ing idiot sure has his priorities straight, doesn’t he? God help me I hate his guts.


7 posted on 11/27/2009 9:22:36 PM PST by JoeMac (''Dats all I can stands 'cuz I can't stands no more''. Popeye The Sailorman)
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To: BAW

Imposter guests meet the imposter President!

Can the Secret Service do a full review of ALL the imposters who attended the state dinner?


8 posted on 11/27/2009 9:22:46 PM PST by devere
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To: BAW

Bush’s fault, no doubt.


9 posted on 11/27/2009 9:23:52 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: BAW
 Our Leader
10 posted on 11/27/2009 9:24:51 PM PST by Tawiskaro
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To: BAW

The Obamao organization better get this straightened out. The very last thing we need now is the martyrdom of Obamao. Biden is an idiot who will follow down Obamao’s course of destruction, and nothing could stand in his way with the nation deifying Obamao. Keep Obamao alive and showing the world the catastrophic failures, manipulations and lies of the American left.


11 posted on 11/27/2009 9:25:42 PM PST by pallis
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To: BAW

i have to say im suspicious of the media’s interest in this case. frankly, it’s not a big deal. they were screened like everyone else in the metal detector. so why does the media care? it’s almost like a red herring. trying to divert attention away from other stuff. obama is most likely not to blame here (or so the media hopes). so therefore it’s ok to make it look like they’re being critical of the president by investigating this.

i think the media were so thoroughly jealous that some non-elites got into the party so easily that they’re lashing out at everybody involved because they didnt receive an invite and these two nobodys did.

just my thoughts.


12 posted on 11/27/2009 9:27:46 PM PST by GodfearingTexan
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To: BAW

With Obama constantly going here and there, the protective details must be working massive overtime. Wherever he goes, advance teams have to secure and capsulize the area where he will be. I would imagine that will contribute to some of the problem.


13 posted on 11/27/2009 9:28:12 PM PST by WVKayaker (www.wherezobama.org / Obama's Excellent Adventure ...)
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To: BAW
“We don’t know all the answers yet. And I would caution against jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts."

Oh, but that was just about some of our service people being killed by a Muslim terrorist.

THIS we have to nail down ASAP!

14 posted on 11/27/2009 9:29:07 PM PST by Darkwolf377 (Godspeed, T, on your fourth tour of duty in Iraq.)
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To: BAW

Everything about this administration seems dysfunctional.

America’s First Affirmative Action Amateur Hour Administration


15 posted on 11/27/2009 9:34:30 PM PST by two23 (You're paying for that)
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To: BAW

Just be done with it and fire the Social Secretary and the the Secret Service agents that let these people in without credentials.


16 posted on 11/27/2009 9:38:27 PM PST by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: BAW
Remember Richard Weaver? He's the minister from California who walked right past security checkpoints at President Bush's first inaugural, then casually strolled right up to him on the street as he was preparing to get in his car for the parade. He gave the president a medallion and a message (he said) from God.
Weaver also managed to be seated at a table close to Bush at the 2003 Prayer breakfast, although he was not invited.


17 posted on 11/27/2009 9:42:46 PM PST by Deo volente (Sarah Palin was right. There ARE death panels.)
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To: BAW

Barack Obama is a media whore who surrounds himself with media whores. The woman who got in was being filmed for an upcoming reality tv show. I would not be surprised if someone in the White House was in cahoots with these folks to help them out with their show. They can’t help themselves.


18 posted on 11/27/2009 9:42:57 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: BAW

bump


19 posted on 11/27/2009 9:43:17 PM PST by fso301
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To: Tawiskaro

lmao— i just noticed the little acorns on his collar


20 posted on 11/27/2009 9:45:28 PM PST by chicken head
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To: BAW

they got in easy because of the moslem last name , plus the scenario of a beautiful blond white woman married to a muslim appeals to the clique in power .

I hope they throw the book at them , and especially her for marrying a muzzie man


21 posted on 11/27/2009 9:45:54 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: BAW

LOL! Just a tetch twitchy, lil’ Barry?


22 posted on 11/27/2009 9:46:43 PM PST by Psalm 144 (What did you think NEW WORLD ORDER meant? The Constitution? States' rights? Individual liberty?)
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To: evad

Well, first off, I’ve never seen an Adam’s Apple like that on a guy..
and second, where are the ta tas??
Wasupwitdat?


Good points. The Obamas both make me think of post-op transexuals TBH.


23 posted on 11/27/2009 9:48:58 PM PST by Psalm 144 (What did you think NEW WORLD ORDER meant? The Constitution? States' rights? Individual liberty?)
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To: BAW

It sure would be funny of the Party Crashers were Black, don’t you think?


24 posted on 11/27/2009 9:54:58 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (All Democrats weren't Slave Owners, but all Slave Owners were Democrats)
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To: Junior_G

Here’s the thing...this likely has charged up 500 folks around the DC area to make a reality show themselves...with political dimwits of both parties, lobbyists, generals and all the other DC players. Frankly, I could take Hulk Hogan, Brigitte Nielsen, and Paris Hilton...but I really don’t want to watch some nutty congressman with a trophy wife who is all doped up or some lobbyist who is meeting with Pakistani warlords as his new customer to represent. I believe, my limit has been met.

And you can already imagine the name of this show: Shades of “O”.


25 posted on 11/27/2009 10:08:06 PM PST by pepsionice
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To: Tawiskaro

Superb graphic! Is it original?


26 posted on 11/27/2009 10:08:39 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

PhotoShopped from several sources, then repainted.


27 posted on 11/27/2009 10:09:50 PM PST by Tawiskaro
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To: BAW

Eyewash! Obama has no intention of going after them. Tareq Salahi, an Arab American has been a Pro-Palestinian activist for years. He was on the board of directors until just recently of the American Task Force on Palestine, an Anti Israeli group whose founder is Ziad Asali who was Yassar Arafat’s old buddy. Among it’s members are the illustrious Prof. Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University a former PLO official when it was a terrorist organization and a close friend of William Ayers, the very same people that launched Barack Obama’s political career in Chicago from Khalidi’s home. I guess Tareq Salahi was “Just another guy in the neighborhood” as Obama once said about Ayers and Khalidi and boy what a large neighborhood that is!


28 posted on 11/27/2009 10:10:04 PM PST by Ptriot1
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To: Tawiskaro

You are very, very good. I wonder what the lefties would do if we blew it up poster size and marched them around to nazi music? I’ll bet they’d salute!


29 posted on 11/27/2009 10:11:54 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: muawiyah

Why doesn’t he :wait for the facts to come out” before complicating the investigation ala Ft Hood.


30 posted on 11/27/2009 10:12:16 PM PST by omega4179 (0 is an embarrassment to us all.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Feel free.


31 posted on 11/27/2009 10:13:51 PM PST by Tawiskaro
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To: Tawiskaro

Great photo-


32 posted on 11/27/2009 10:24:55 PM PST by Pavegunner72
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To: BAW; dennisw; Yehuda
how Tareq and Michaele Salahi, managed to end up in the receiving line

Ask the BlackBarry.

33 posted on 11/27/2009 10:27:53 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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Wow! They sound just like folks who would be friends of the usurper.

Rashid Khalidi of Columbia University a former PLO official

That name sounds familiar...didn't he pay for -- or arrange payment -- for obama's education?

NO WAY these two were gate crashers. This is a set up...what is the usurper up to now?

Tareq Salahi married Michaele in 2003 in a lavish ceremony at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington DC with 28 bridesmaids, 28 groomsmen, and, according to a video posted on YouTube and her Facebook page, enjoyed a reception at the Tareq family winery prepared by 46 chefs hosted in a 36,000 square-foot tent, capped off with a 30-minute fireworks display and an eight-foot wedding cake. The guest list included 1,836 guests featuring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Sen. Mark Warner, and former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Margaret Heckler. The wedding originally scheduled for October 2002 was postponed numerous times prompting Kennedy to quip that he needed to issue "subpoenas" to the bride and groom.

The Salahis are the co-chairs of America's Polo Cup and been involved in numerous controversies over the years including allegedly running a bogus charity, numerous fights with their neighbors, a bitter and protracted legal battle for control of the family winery, and allegedly failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills for the America's Polo Cup.

34 posted on 11/27/2009 10:48:23 PM PST by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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To: BAW

COULD HAVE been a security risk?


35 posted on 11/27/2009 11:08:18 PM PST by tinamina
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To: BAW

Shh, shh! Everyone QUIET DOWN. Let us take a moment to appreciate this rare and shocking event. Obama...made a decision! And it even appears he did it without a committee to back him up.

Isn’t it glorious? Absolutely magnificent? Such statesmanship.

Oh, wait, wait, wait.. That’s right, he’s ordering an investigation of the people who operate under his orders, just like those SEALS who supposedly ‘roughed up’ a terrorist by giving him a fat lip, rather than shooting him in the streets like the dog he is.

Nevermind, false alarm, it’s just business as usual in the White House.

As for those who are ‘upset’ that these two didn’t have ‘credentials’ to enter the White House - the only credential that should be required is proof of citizenship, as it’s our house, and Obama’s only a guest, who hasn’t even bothered to prove he’s legally qualified to be president.


36 posted on 11/28/2009 12:28:42 AM PST by kingu (Party for rent - conservative opinions not required.)
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They're his kind...

"The family has been trying to sell the business because, his parents said, Tareq ran it into the ground, piling up as many as 50 creditors and almost $1 million in debt while he was its president.

Among its creditors are the Washington Redskins, for whom Michaele used to be a cheerleader. The couple owes the team $224,000 for season tickets. They also had a $57,000 Carver Mariner yacht, an $80,000 Aston Martin and an Audi that were repossessed.

There is also a $3.5 million fraud suit against the company, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit-card debt and legal fees.

A catering company has sued Tareq Salahi for more than $300,000, claiming he never paid the bill for food for a polo-charity event.

Meanwhile, a purported nonprofit run by the Salahis -- Journey for a Cure, which has claimed to raise millions for research on multiple sclerosis -- was flagged in May by Virginia consumer-affairs officials for failing to apply for tax-exempt status.


37 posted on 11/28/2009 12:43:11 AM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: two23

Everything about this administration seems dysfunctional.

America’s First Affirmative Action Amateur Hour Administration

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hE’S never run a 7-Eleven. How do you expect POTUS to be do-able?


38 posted on 11/28/2009 1:43:18 AM PST by ROTB ("By any means necessary" is evil. See what God thinks of "rising oceans" in Jeremiah 5:22)
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To: BAW

They are innocent, I tell ya! They were obviously suffering from post traumatic press syndrome and cannot be held responsible.
And bam got a pic with a doe eyed ditzy blonde instead of mozilla. He is a very happy camper.


39 posted on 11/28/2009 1:49:44 AM PST by MestaMachine (The First Thanksgiving was to THANK GOD, not the government. Thats my story and Im sticking to it)
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To: MestaMachine

Anyone know if the VRWC Bill & Hill Clinton were at this WH shindig?


40 posted on 11/28/2009 1:58:39 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: BAW

Paranoia will destroy ya. Obama probably has more to be paranoid about than we can imagine.


41 posted on 11/28/2009 2:50:19 AM PST by Bellflower (If you are left DO NOT take the mark of the beast and be damned forever.)
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To: evad

I assume you are talking about the chick, not Obama? If so, the lack of boobies caught my attention from another photo of her. I didn’t notice the adam’s apple right away but something rang an alarm bell in my brain when I looked at her. Now I know what it was for. It’s a ladyboy.


42 posted on 11/28/2009 3:12:04 AM PST by GnL
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To: BAW

President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into how a Virginia couple

It’s simple. The secret service providing security to the president, is a government agency. Nothing more need be said.


43 posted on 11/28/2009 5:00:09 AM PST by chainsaw (If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free! -- P.J..)
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To: pallis

Biden is an idiot

And don’t forget who follows the idiot.


44 posted on 11/28/2009 5:04:37 AM PST by chainsaw (If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free! -- P.J..)
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To: TigersEye
..............Washington Redskins, for whom Michaele used to be a cheerleader.

I have my doubts about that after seeing pictures of her. I've yet to see a cheerleader for a professional team that is skinny and flat as a cheese cutting board. Perhaps it was another delusion of grandeur after visiting a try-out session and being disqualified.

45 posted on 11/28/2009 5:31:23 AM PST by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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It’s a ladyboy.

BINGO!

Time for the Crocodile Dundee chick check.

46 posted on 11/28/2009 5:35:59 AM PST by evad (It's A Mont Thing)
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To: BAW

It takes one to know one. Our Usurper-in-Chief wants to see these usurper’s birth certificates! What a joke this jerk is!


47 posted on 11/28/2009 7:07:56 AM PST by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: doc1019
This is important. This concerns Mullah Obama's partying. NO ONE causes a ruckus during Obama's party-time!
48 posted on 11/28/2009 7:47:08 AM PST by PghBaldy (James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed Martin Luther King Jr.)
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To: GodfearingTexan

It also makes Obama an object of derision. This fools made a mockery of his first state dinner. THEY are the topic of conversation. Not the splendid affair. Two reality TV idiots upstaged Obama.


49 posted on 11/28/2009 7:49:41 AM PST by PghBaldy (James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed Martin Luther King Jr.)
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To: varon

I’m less concerned and impressed that she might have been a Redskins cheerleader than I am that they might have defrauded the franchise of a quarter million dollars.


50 posted on 11/28/2009 11:31:59 AM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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