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POLAND PAPER: 'Obama goes golfing instead of attending Kaczynskis' funeral'...
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Posted on 04/18/2010 5:52:02 PM PDT by kcvl

US President Barack Obama will not be able to attend Sunday's funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski because of the air traffic over Volcanic Ash ...


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1 posted on 04/18/2010 5:52:02 PM PDT by kcvl
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“I don’t want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief playing golf,” Bush said in an interview with Politico and Yahoo News on May 13, 2008. “I feel I owe it to the families to be in solidarity as best I can with them. And I think playing golf during a war just sends the wrong signal.”


2 posted on 04/18/2010 5:53:58 PM PDT by kcvl
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Obama plays 32nd round of golf during presidency; Bush played 24 over span of 8 years...


3 posted on 04/18/2010 5:54:58 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

I believe the News Paper Headline is Correcto Mundo, and the volcano story is just a cover!
We have a truly destructive (dare I say Evil) man in the WH IMHO!


4 posted on 04/18/2010 5:57:17 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: kcvl

Who did the US send?


5 posted on 04/18/2010 6:01:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Cargo Cult Liberalism isn't going to work.)
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To: GeronL

U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee Feinstein, as President Obama’s representative, attended the State Funeral


6 posted on 04/18/2010 6:04:19 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

no church no embassy just golf and the MSM will cover for him AGAIN


7 posted on 04/18/2010 6:08:31 PM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: J Edgar

Obama skips Polish funeral, heads to golf course -

Washington Times
www.washingtontimes.com

A massive volcanic plume covering most of Europe forced President Obama to cancel a Sunday trip to Poland to attend the funeral of the nation’s president. But the last-minute change left an opening in his schedule, so the president headed to the links for a round of golf instead


8 posted on 04/18/2010 6:08:36 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Far be it from me to defend 0bama, but, it would be a pity to lose Air Force 1 and its crew to volcanic ash.


9 posted on 04/18/2010 6:10:26 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 451 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: kcvl

Thank You


10 posted on 04/18/2010 6:11:15 PM PDT by GeronL (Cargo Cult Liberalism isn't going to work.)
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To: kcvl
I am beginning to really, really hate this man. I do not hate easily.
11 posted on 04/18/2010 6:11:57 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: kcvl

No class, at all.


12 posted on 04/18/2010 6:14:18 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: null and void
The point...Obama could have shown a LITTLE RESPECT by skipping golf! But, we wouldn't want to inconvenience the one by asking him to skip his entertainment for ONE FREAKING DAY.

Obama is about as much a statesman as a whore at Playboy.

13 posted on 04/18/2010 6:14:22 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

no class


14 posted on 04/18/2010 6:14:32 PM PDT by Selmore (Except for ending Slavery, Facism, Communism, and Nazism, War never has accomplished anything)
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To: kcvl

Wouldnt it have shown a little bit of class if he had gone to Chicago and attended a memorial mass for the Polish victims at one of the Polish Catholic churches there?

But nooooo...


15 posted on 04/18/2010 6:16:48 PM PDT by silverleaf (Karl Marx was NOT one of America's Founding Fathers)
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To: kcvl

Mr. Obama has not gone to the Polish Embassy in Washington since the accident..

That says it all. He can't take the time to pay his respects, but he can play golf.

Muslim Marxist pig.

16 posted on 04/18/2010 6:17:33 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: kcvl
Didn't O-Hole skip a visit to US soldiers in a German hospital when he was told no pics would be allowed? Went to play basket-ball in the gym instead.
17 posted on 04/18/2010 6:19:15 PM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: null and void

He didn’t go.

Did he issue a formal statement, the day of the funeral?

Did he offer any prayers for the people of Poland today, their day of official mourning?

Did he send condolences or sign the condolence book at the Polish Embassy?


18 posted on 04/18/2010 6:19:26 PM PDT by EBH (Our First Right...."it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it,")
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To: kcvl

Another Double Bogey for our Hacker in Chief.


19 posted on 04/18/2010 6:19:37 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (i)
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To: silverleaf

Maybe nobody offered him a prayer rug.


20 posted on 04/18/2010 6:19:45 PM PDT by GnL
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To: kcvl
Well, at least it wasn't a Celebratory round of Golf.

After all, even Mr. “Cancel the Missile Defense Shield over Poland” would never do anything like that.

21 posted on 04/18/2010 6:20:12 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Obamunism, the fatal cure for Bush Derangement Syndrome.)
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To: kcvl

Yes, we once had a genuine Commander-In-Chief in the White House . . . How I miss him!


22 posted on 04/18/2010 6:23:08 PM PDT by DrDeb
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To: onyx

That’s disgusting!


23 posted on 04/18/2010 6:24:01 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Nachum

ping.


24 posted on 04/18/2010 6:24:24 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: onyx

“Mr. Obama has not gone to the Polish Embassy in Washington since the accident..”

...but if it had been a Muslim head of state who was killed, he would have moved heaven and earth to get to the funeral and would have declared a national day of mourning in the US!! Any leader, of any kind, would have at least made a cursory attempt to show respect to the leader of a close ally. This guy is a no class, spoiled, narcissistic little boy who thinks everything revolves around only him. Boy is he in for a rude awakening some day soon!!!


25 posted on 04/18/2010 6:25:09 PM PDT by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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To: onyx

Meanwhile, I sent a note of condolence to the Embassy, never thinking I’d get a reply, but I did.

This boob has ZERO class.

Regards,


26 posted on 04/18/2010 6:25:32 PM PDT by VermiciousKnid (Sic narro nos totus!)
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To: kcvl

He’s beyond shameful.


27 posted on 04/18/2010 6:26:47 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Batman11

You’re right, and that day of his reckoning can’t come soon enough.


28 posted on 04/18/2010 6:27:32 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: VermiciousKnid

God bless you.
I am certain they were sincerely appreciative.


29 posted on 04/18/2010 6:28:18 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: null and void

pity for the plane and crew perhaps


30 posted on 04/18/2010 6:35:46 PM PDT by funfan
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To: kcvl; All
"POLAND PAPER: 'Obama goes golfing instead of attending Kaczynskis' funeral'..."

Obama Throw Golf

31 posted on 04/18/2010 6:35:49 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: null and void
it would be a pity to lose Air Force 1 and its crew to volcanic ash.

Some would say the noblest sacrifice for the country.

32 posted on 04/18/2010 6:38:11 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: null and void
Far be it from me to defend 0bama, but, it would be a pity to lose Air Force 1 and its crew to volcanic ash.

Nobody's saying he should fly to Poland. But wouldn't it be nice if he instead spent the afternoon visiting the Polish embassy to express the condolences of the American people, rather than taking the day off and hitting the golf course?

No, that would be too "Bushlike." Too... Presidential.

What a waste of American votes.

33 posted on 04/18/2010 6:42:50 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: EBH

He couldn’t be bothered with going to the Polish embassy or to a church, did he at least call for a moment of silence after the front nine?


34 posted on 04/18/2010 6:45:45 PM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: null and void

To me, that’s not the point ‘ to lose AF 1. I think it’s a HUGE insult to the memory of the souls that went into the earth burning - to play golf. I can understand why he didn’t go. But to play golf when the world is morning 90 some odd people. Obama has no taste, no finesse


35 posted on 04/18/2010 6:51:05 PM PDT by Nodems2000 (Beheadngs are better says atlanta holy man)
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To: kcvl
US President Barack Obama will not be able to attend Sunday's funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski because of the air traffic over Volcanic Ash he is going to play golf instead!

There fixed the headline!

36 posted on 04/18/2010 6:53:15 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: onyx

I can’t say on this post what I would like to say about him. I’ve read he has no friends among his peers worldwide - even Chavez and Castro make fun of him. I guess we have to consider from whence he came.... possibly a thatched roof hut in Kenyan and I think they eat with their hands there. It takes a long time to develop saviore faire - if you’re trainable. To learn all the niceities of the civilized world is probably more difficult than I had ever imagined. He probably insists on eating off melmac when no one is around and tosses his cigarette butts across the west lawn.


37 posted on 04/18/2010 6:56:36 PM PDT by Nodems2000 (Beheadngs are better says atlanta holy man)
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To: kcvl

Considering the respect paid to Ronald Reagan by Lech Walesa, Obama should have shown the same respect for Poland's loss. That picture is so symbolic..It still brings tears to my eyes.

He should have done the appropriate thing: visit the Embassy instead of playing golf.

No class.

No class low-life POS.

38 posted on 04/18/2010 6:59:10 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Just another loony nationalistic egotist.)
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To: kcvl

He keeps letting us know exactly who he is, doesn’t he?


39 posted on 04/18/2010 7:00:25 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

No class low-life POS.

Nothing has changed except his address.

40 posted on 04/18/2010 7:02:19 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Nodems2000

I know. We all have to take caution in what we say. I am going to ping you to a post I requested that I think reasonably explains why I feel certain he’s Muslim.


41 posted on 04/18/2010 7:02:34 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: Nepeta

Absolutely, no question about it.


42 posted on 04/18/2010 7:02:49 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

we should all send this picture to the white house site


43 posted on 04/18/2010 7:03:01 PM PDT by Nodems2000 (Beheadngs are better says atlanta holy man)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

The only thing that could have been worse is for Obama to attend the funeral and talk about his favorite topic - Barack Obama.


44 posted on 04/18/2010 7:03:34 PM PDT by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: kcvl


Real Classy, Carl.


45 posted on 04/18/2010 7:04:34 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SparkyBass

Obama plays more golf than Bush – where’s the outrage?

Media Cheer Obama’s Golf Outings; Criticized Republicans’ Trips to Course

How Good is Barack Obama at Golf? - TIME

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While Poland mourned, Obama golfed

President Barack Obama has projected a solemn demeanor over the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and 95 others, but his actions in the immediate hours after the news broke paint a less reverent picture.

A quick glance at pool reports filed Saturday show that not long after Obama placed a phone call extending his condolences to Polish Prime Minister Tusk, the president traveled to Fort Belvoir in Virginia to play golf with a handful of White House staffers.

On a political level, this was nothing short of stupid. The outing occurred amid mounting criticism from conservatives that President Obama has been neglecting U.S. allies, charges exemplified by the icy relations between the U.S. and Israel in recent months and a tough-love approach to Afghan president Hamid Karzai. Poland, obviously, has long been considered a key U.S. ally and maintains 2,000 troops in Afghanistan.

Additionally, Obama should have realized that golf and somber presidential moments can be a toxic mix.

Obama’s predecessor George W. Bush, whose golf outings Obama surpassed in October, was criticized for his love of the sport. A video of Bush on the fairway jumping from discussing the war on terror to inviting reporters to check out his drive was widely derided.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2010/04/15/while-poland-mourned-obama-golfed/#ixzz0lVYykHUt


46 posted on 04/18/2010 7:11:05 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: VermiciousKnid

I did too and also got a thank-you and a statement about signing the condolace book at the embassy and when it was open. I am so ashamed of our idiot in the WH. There had to be a way to fly in from the south and go the rest of the way by train.Would’ve taken longer but out of respect at least Biden could’ve went.Obama could’ve stayed off the golf course too for the afternoon,what a low rent one he is!


47 posted on 04/18/2010 7:13:03 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: null and void

i do not believe that he could not have flown somewhere over there and then taken a car or whatever.. If the ambassador can go, why can’t he?


48 posted on 04/18/2010 7:23:40 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: kcvl

Lighten up people, Obama suffers from CAD, and there likely is no cure. Compulsive A**hole Disorder is a horrific disease for both the diseased and anyone that gets near them.


49 posted on 04/18/2010 7:45:59 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (END THE WAR ON LIBERTY!)
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To: kcvl
“Obama skips Polish funeral, heads to golf course -

Washington Times
www.washingtontimes.com

A massive volcanic plume covering most of Europe forced President Obama to cancel a Sunday trip to Poland to attend the funeral of the nation’s president. But the last-minute change left an opening in his schedule, so the president headed to the links for a round of golf instead”

Yep I get it! Kid is scheduled to go to events he really doesn't want to go to, it gets canceled, so he goes out and plays, since he has no other publicly visible obligations! Any child psychologist would tell you this is normal behavior!

50 posted on 04/18/2010 7:50:05 PM PDT by J Edgar
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