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Posted on 04/17/2010 12:11:14 PM PDT by lizol
Obama cancels Poland trip due to volcano fallout
The Associated Press Saturday, April 17, 2010; 2:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has canceled plans to travel to Poland for the funeral of President Lech Kaczynski (lekh kah-CHIN'-skee).
A White House statement Saturday cited hazardous flying conditions posed by the ash cloud from the erupting volcano in Iceland.
The cloud has forced huge portions of European airspace to be closed. The fear is that microscopic particles of highly abrasive ash could endanger passengers by causing aircraft engines to fail.
Obama was to leave Washington on Saturday night for Sunday's state funeral of Kaczynski in Krakow, Poland. The Polish president, his wife and 94 others died in a plane crash last Saturday.
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The event will be better withouth that man there, but it is too bad the President of the United States of America can not find a way to attend.
You wouldn’t want him there anyway. He isn’t worthy to represent us.
May God be with you and may God continue to be with Poland.
His absence will make Poland a better place.
The Kenyan could get there if he wanted. This is just a convenient excuse. He never wanted to attend the funeral anyway. He hates Poland and everything she stands for.
“You wouldnt want him there anyway. He isnt worthy to represent us.
May God be with you and may God continue to be with Poland.”
My thoughts as well.
What a wuss. Afraid to scuff up AF1.
I seriously doubt the Poles want him there anyway. It’s not like He and Michelle were close to the Polish President and the 1st Lady of Poland. The whole world dislikes Obama. (except some select Islamic leaders)
Yeah. And I’m sure it just broke his little heart.
The government needs to do something about volcanoes.
Of C’mon. What’s a little ash in the ole engine. I say he goes. Suck it up for world unity!! Bring nancy, barney snoop dog and the rest of the circus creatures with you too!
I agree. He would hijack the event & force a terrible speech on the people who have suffered quite enough. No doubt he’d focus on his brilliance in negotiating with our good friends in the Kremlin.
If he had the capacity for shame, he’d know better than to show his face in Poland after what he did to those people on missle defense.
You are so right. Kaczynski and the others were on their way to commemorate victims of Communism. To have the Commie 0bammie there would have been an obscenity. God bless Poland. Western civilization owes you an enormous debt.
Plans are already under way to create a VOLCANO TAX, which will help BAILOUT the airlines and provide SHOVEL-READY jobs to clean up the ash on the ground. (/sarcasm ....maybe)
Sometimes a volcano can be your friend.
I think the Chinese like him for actively destroying the US and then proceeding to move out of the way and let them take the Superpower ring from us.
Damn, I wish he would go.
What about the jobs that Zero will create to plug the volcano? Speak about “shovel-ready”!
I can’t figure this guy out. He thinks he can part the seas but can’t fly through a little dust?
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