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Obama Visits Wounded Service Members
abc ^ | 3/2/12 | Mary Bruce

Posted on 03/02/2012 3:47:18 PM PST by Nachum

President Obama spent this afternoon visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, meeting 27 injured troops and awarding eight purple hearts.

During his visit to the hospital the president met with 11 soldiers, 14 Marines, one sailor and one NATO forces member, according to the White House. Twenty-six of the service members that the president met were injured in Afghanistan and one was wounded in Iraq.

The visit comes just two days after the president honored Iraq veterans at a White House dinner, praising those who served as heroes and welcoming them home after nearly nine years of war.

Today marked the president’s 12th visit to the military hospital and his first of this year.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; obamawalterreed; purpleheart; service; visits; walterreed; wounded
Fake or not, I am glad he went.
1 posted on 03/02/2012 3:47:26 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

praising those who served as heroes and welcoming them home after nearly nine years of war

Wonder if he then told them about the increase in their insurance which he wants to put into effect.


2 posted on 03/02/2012 3:51:34 PM PST by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: Nachum

He can check that off the list.....

Go to Church.....check
Go to Walter Reed ........Check
Go kiss a baby............

Enough work......Golf anyone!


3 posted on 03/02/2012 3:51:34 PM PST by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Nachum

Bush visited them all the time and never brought along the press or sent out press releases.

Everything is political with this loser and his minions in the corrupt liberal media.


4 posted on 03/02/2012 3:52:03 PM PST by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: nhwingut
Bush visited them all the time and never brought along the press or sent out press releases. Everything is political with this loser and his minions in the corrupt liberal media.

+1
5 posted on 03/02/2012 3:53:54 PM PST by rockvillem
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To: Nachum

Does he ever got to visit when he isn’t giving Purple Hearts? I mean, does he ever go just to visit, like Pres. Bush did? Or are his visits always tied in with a Presidential duty he’s supposed to perform?


6 posted on 03/02/2012 3:56:47 PM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Nachum

Election coming up?

Is this why his visit is now PUBLICIZED (unlike Bush)?


7 posted on 03/02/2012 4:03:13 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Nachum

I don’t think I could stomach seeing him standing next to a real American hero.


8 posted on 03/02/2012 4:05:41 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum

I’m not. He doesn’t care one wit about anyone in our military and his actions as Commander in Chief prove it. In fact, they have only endangered them.

He’s a phony president and only visited them for political purposes and when I read headlines like this, it makes me sick.


9 posted on 03/02/2012 4:06:33 PM PST by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: Nachum

Did he remember to thank the “corpse-men” who took care of them on the battlefield?


10 posted on 03/02/2012 4:08:58 PM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: nuconvert

My suspicion is that all his visits are for show and that he cares little for the brave souls who are suffering in the hospital.

But, at this point, like I said- I don’t care if it is fake. I am glad he went, if only for a photo op. Better that, than not at all IMHO.


11 posted on 03/02/2012 4:10:09 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I hope some of them questioned him why their counterparts in muzzieland are going to “be held accountable” for the burning of defaced queerans and why the islmist in chief keeps apologizing.


12 posted on 03/02/2012 4:14:17 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

Must be election season. If it wasn’t, BO wouldn’t give a poo about our wounded warriors.

Guess he’s looking for a good photo op


13 posted on 03/02/2012 4:14:25 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Nachum

“Better that, than not at all IMHO.”

Why would anyone desire to be photo-opd with a LIAR, a fake, and an apologist?


14 posted on 03/02/2012 4:16:20 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

Probably, a group he thought he could beat at hoops.


15 posted on 03/02/2012 4:17:52 PM PST by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: freeangel
Why would anyone desire to be photo-opd with a LIAR, a fake, and an apologist?

Because these kids (that's what they mostly are) don't know much about politics. They aren't thinking about in the way we are. They only know that the president has come by. It might improve moral. Even if only for a bit.

16 posted on 03/02/2012 4:20:09 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
And the winner for Best Actor in The You Can't Make This Crap Up category is . . <drum roll> . .

Baraq Channels Potemkin



17 posted on 03/02/2012 4:26:08 PM PST by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: Nachum

Must be campaign time again.


18 posted on 03/02/2012 4:31:45 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Nachum

Let’s see.....12 visits in three years....probably most to give metals

I’m not impressed....


19 posted on 03/02/2012 4:32:41 PM PST by Popman (America is squandering its wealth on riotous living, war, and welfare.)
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To: Nachum

did the commie hussein show everybody his forged selective service registration?


20 posted on 03/02/2012 4:33:47 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Nachum

Photo-op for campaign purposes only.


21 posted on 03/02/2012 4:34:55 PM PST by mardi59 (I'm not looking for MTV, I'm looking for MVP. Newt 2012!)
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To: Nachum

Measuring space for offering up 5 new heads to the Afghans. Or will it just be hands?


22 posted on 03/02/2012 4:37:27 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Nachum

are you kidding me, improve morale? One day after the world saw joe arpaio’s press conference? The commie is doing everything to keep peoples minds off of the fraud and forgery committed by the usurper.


23 posted on 03/02/2012 4:38:30 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Nachum

hussein obama plays the role of frank abignale as the phony visits the troops...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/5870515/Catch-me-if-you-can-10-of-the-worlds-greatest-confidence-tricks.html


24 posted on 03/02/2012 4:41:55 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Nachum

You appear to have a hidden agenda for Zero. You see him as your hero. He is a clown, a fool, and; you think one day with wounded troops make up for years?


25 posted on 03/02/2012 5:36:44 PM PST by Lumper20
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To: demkicker

Yup.


26 posted on 03/02/2012 5:52:01 PM PST by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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To: SoFloFreeper

My son is a Marine who ended up spending 9 weeks at Bethesda last spring/summer, where he received his Purple Heart. He opted not to have the President present it, as did everyone else there at the time. The current President is not very well liked or respected there.


27 posted on 03/02/2012 6:36:54 PM PST by kevslisababy
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To: Nachum

Did they keep from throwing up when he spoke?


28 posted on 03/02/2012 7:02:24 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected. 0bamao's ANTI-TRUTH & SPIN SQUADS is again on the move.)
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To: Nachum

Ah, the Election Year photo-op.

Maybe tomorrow we’ll see him and the family attending a church service, for maybe the tenth visit during the past three years.

Disgusting puke!


29 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:16 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Lumper20

“You appear to have a hidden agenda for Zero. You see him as your hero. He is a clown, a fool, and; you think one day with wounded troops make up for years?”

You got me there! I admit it. I have started this website

http://www.nachumlist.com/

and have been posted to it for over three years to further my nefarious agenda.

The president is many things, but a clown or a fool? I was thinking more of the lines of Al Capone IMHO.


30 posted on 03/03/2012 9:59:01 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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