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President Obama says the loss of Polish President Kaczynski is ‘devastating’
Thaindian News ^ | April 10th, 2010

Posted on 04/10/2010 7:16:00 AM PDT by lizol

President Obama says the loss of Polish President Kaczynski is ‘devastating’

April 10th, 2010 - 8:15 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — President Obama on Saturday released the following statement after Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and other senior government figures were killed in a plane crash in western Russia.

“Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my deepest condolences to the people of Poland on the tragic deaths this morning of President Lech Kaczynski, First Lady Maria Kaczynski, and all who were traveling with them to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Kaczynski family, the loved ones of those killed in this tragic plane crash, and the Polish nation.

Today’s loss is devastating to Poland, to the United States, and to the world. President Kaczynski was a distinguished statesman who played a key role in the Solidarity movement, and he was widely admired in the United States as a leader dedicated to advancing freedom and human dignity. With him were many of Poland’s most distinguished civilian and military leaders who have helped to shape Poland’s inspiring democratic transformation. We join all the people of Poland in mourning their passing.

Today, there are heavy hearts across America. The United States cherishes its deep and abiding bonds with the people of Poland. Those bonds are represented in the strength of our alliance, the friendships among our people, and the extraordinary contributions of Polish-Americans who have helped to shape our nation.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoeurope; bhostatement; kaczynski; lechkaczynski; poland; presidentkaczynski

1 posted on 04/10/2010 7:16:00 AM PDT by lizol
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To: lizol

Nothing good seems to happen when Poles and Russians interact.


2 posted on 04/10/2010 7:18:02 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: lizol

Yeah.... right. Not buying his feigned concern for one minute. Obama is the one that stripped Poland of the missile defense that would protect them from Russian expansion.


3 posted on 04/10/2010 7:18:34 AM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: lizol

All talk, he has craped on our Polish allies like he has all of our other true friends.


4 posted on 04/10/2010 7:19:05 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan
Accidents do happen, but then, this is Russia.


5 posted on 04/10/2010 7:19:47 AM PDT by mainsail that
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To: lizol
Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my,/b> deepest condolences to the people of Poland

Just sayin...

6 posted on 04/10/2010 7:22:02 AM PDT by GregNH (Re-Elect "No Body")
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To: lizol

Is it actually the case that the plane didn’t have land by instrument capabilities??


7 posted on 04/10/2010 7:22:07 AM PDT by wendy1946
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To: GregNH
Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my deepest condolences to the people of Poland

Just saying....take II

8 posted on 04/10/2010 7:24:11 AM PDT by GregNH (Re-Elect "No Body")
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To: lizol
<Obamao>
    The loss of Polish President Kaczynski is devestating.
    Now, back to Nuclear Disarmament, Amnesty, and Healthcare Reform...
</Obamao>

9 posted on 04/10/2010 7:24:23 AM PDT by ct_libertarian (Movie with a story or another Hollywood Marxist sermon? Find out at http://www.HollywoodSTFU.com)
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To: lizol
FUBO YOU LIE!!!
10 posted on 04/10/2010 7:26:30 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: wendy1946

We will hear so many variations of the truth we will never really know how this plane came to crash.


11 posted on 04/10/2010 7:27:13 AM PDT by Carley (Are you better off than you were four trillion dollars ago?)
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To: lizol

Maybe I’ve just become a total cynic, but with Russia being involved, I can’t fully accept that this is just an accident.


12 posted on 04/10/2010 7:27:50 AM PDT by NoKoolAidforMe (1-20-09--The Beginning of an Error..............1-20-13--Change we can look forward to)
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To: Carley

Just like they got General Sikorski.


13 posted on 04/10/2010 7:28:32 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: wendy1946

Yes, it has also been reported that NONE of the cell phones worked when found in the wreckage. One Freeper is (rightly so IMO) speculating it might have been an mini EMP used which would have fried the plane’s electronic equipment necessary to land in such heavy fog which would also account for the cell phones not working.


14 posted on 04/10/2010 7:30:50 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: NoKoolAidforMe

Anticipating doubts, the Russians wanted to put everyone’s mind at ease: “Putin to head investigation into Polish president’s death” http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/04/10/2869413.htm?section=world

Yeah, I’m convinced!


15 posted on 04/10/2010 7:34:11 AM PDT by mainsail that
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To: autumnraine
Yes, it has also been reported that NONE of the cell phones worked when found in the wreckage. One Freeper is (rightly so IMO) speculating it might have been an mini EMP used which would have fried the plane’s electronic equipment necessary to land in such heavy fog which would also account for the cell phones not working.

Another manufactured crash like the Ron Brown captive-bolt murder incident?
16 posted on 04/10/2010 7:37:14 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: lizol

To bad it was them.


17 posted on 04/10/2010 7:39:06 AM PDT by bikerman (Impeachment ! Has a nice ring to it dont you think?)
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To: lizol

To bad it was them.


18 posted on 04/10/2010 7:39:24 AM PDT by bikerman (Impeachment ! Has a nice ring to it dont you think?)
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To: lizol

That statement makes me think he had something to do with it.


19 posted on 04/10/2010 7:43:54 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: ct_libertarian

How satirical. Anyway, that characterizes the narcissistic attitude of the Kenyan-born American Antichrist toward leaders of the free nations alike.


20 posted on 04/10/2010 7:45:22 AM PDT by myknowledge (B.H. Obama's just a frontman. A frontman for who? The globalist elite, stupid!)
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To: lizol

21 posted on 04/10/2010 7:56:23 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: autumnraine

“..mini EMP..”

Agree. I’m no aviation expert, but don’t planes land at night? Not to worry, though. Ex-KGB boss V. Putin will fill us in on all the details.


22 posted on 04/10/2010 8:28:09 AM PDT by panaxanax (The time has come (3-21-2010) for TEA Party Patriots to turn up the volume.)
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To: Bulldawg Fan

Sounds like a KGB (putin) hit.


23 posted on 04/10/2010 8:38:50 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: mainsail that

putin: “Nothing to see here, move along.”


24 posted on 04/10/2010 8:41:51 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: lizol

the kenyan must be laughing about this. One of the few foreign leaders he didn’t bow down to.


25 posted on 04/10/2010 9:08:57 AM PDT by max americana
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To: autumnraine
On the other hand, the plane had already made 3 aborted attempts at landing - so why didn't they just EMP it the first time?

My gut feeling is that this is a tragic accident. Even my Polish wife thinks it's unlikely the Russians were involved, though she's usually deeply suspicious of them.

26 posted on 04/10/2010 9:09:25 AM PDT by Da_Shrimp
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To: GregNH

Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my deepest condolences to the people of Poland

Yes: Most Presidents would call and offer the Condolences of the country, not themselves.

The narcissist in Chief actually believes someone in Poland actually cares what he and the wookie feel.


27 posted on 04/10/2010 9:37:23 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: lizol
Yes, and Obama was 'praying for a miracle' yesterday re lost miners.

Obama is as inauthentic as one can get; when it comes the truth behind his words.

28 posted on 04/10/2010 9:44:34 AM PDT by cricket (We cannot allow t he 'man who would be king' to be one!)
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To: lizol
“Today, I called Polish Prime Minister Tusk to express Michelle’s and my deepest condolences...

I hope he at least had the decency to wait until AFTER the crash to call.

29 posted on 04/10/2010 9:47:12 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: lizol

Hey Zer0, why do you care?

He wasn’t a fellow muzzie!


30 posted on 04/10/2010 10:12:50 AM PDT by Noob1999 (LOOSE LIPS, SINK SHIPS)
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To: Texas Eagle
Remember this? Hillary hitting the reset "button" on US/Russia relations?


31 posted on 04/10/2010 10:18:06 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Texas Eagle
Remember this? Hillary hitting the reset "button" on US/Russia relations?


32 posted on 04/10/2010 10:18:07 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: RatRipper
Remember this?


33 posted on 04/10/2010 10:19:23 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55
Remember this? Hillary hitting the reset "button" on US/Russia relations?

Hmmmmm. My tinfoil hat began tingling immediately upon hearing the news of the crash but this has little reminder has pegged my meter.

Which makes me wonder; are there digital tinfoil hats available yet?

34 posted on 04/10/2010 10:36:52 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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I’m just wondering..

Exactly what were the new conditions of this “reset”

Obama made all these backroom deals for Healthcare.

What kind of backroom deals is he making with international relations?


35 posted on 04/10/2010 10:39:00 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55
Exactly what were the new conditions of this “reset” Obama made all these backroom deals for Healthcare. What kind of backroom deals is he making with international relations?

I'm guessing we'll find out AFTER they've been implemented.

Just like "health care".

Oh, and by the way, I also believe that most, if not all, the money collected in taxes by our President/Citizen Of The World in the name of health care will end up in the slimy palms of our international "relatives".

36 posted on 04/10/2010 10:51:22 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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