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Barack Obama’s daughter uninjured in Mexico earthquake
boston globe ^ | 3/20/2012 | Callum Borchers

Posted on 03/20/2012 5:12:53 PM PDT by tobyhill

The White House said Tuesday afternoon that President Obama’s older daughter Malia was unharmed by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake that shook Mexico, where she was traveling on a school trip.

“In light of today’s earthquake, we can confirm that Malia Obama is safe and was never in danger,” said Kristina Schake, communications director for First Lady Michelle Obama.

The quake struck the Oaxaca region of Mexico at 12:02 local time, according to the US Geological Service, and spread over roughly 10 miles.

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


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No personal attacks on the children.
1 posted on 03/20/2012 5:12:57 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
Mahlia + 20 other young girls...and 25 secret service men....plus escorts....plus....

I assume the other folks were also in no danger.

2 posted on 03/20/2012 5:16:07 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tobyhill
as were millions of Mexican residents.

feed the poor child to the media.

3 posted on 03/20/2012 5:16:27 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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To: tobyhill

I wouldn’t ever allow my 13 year old daughter to go on ANY spring break period. So how does one allow their daughter that young to go on a spring break to MEXICO of all places? Spring breaks are for college students... not 13 year olds.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 5:20:51 PM PDT by cubreporter (Happy New Year R ush and we look forward to 2012 with you and the EIB Microphone.)
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To: Sacajaweau
It's funny how the article never mentions that it's the Obama administration that issued the travel advisory that they just ignored themselves.
5 posted on 03/20/2012 5:21:24 PM PDT by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: tobyhill

First the press reported she was in Mexico.

Then news accounts that she was in Mexico were scrubbed from the internet.

Now that there has been an earthquake, the WH announces that she is safe.

Who is in charge of the message at the WH? Morons!


6 posted on 03/20/2012 5:21:24 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife ("For the sake of our party we must stand united, whoever our nominee is."-Sarah Palin)
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To: tobyhill

Glad she and others are safe.


7 posted on 03/20/2012 5:21:44 PM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: the invisib1e hand
Coast To Coast is reporting that Aum Shinrikyo was behind the disasters in Japan a year ago. They supposedly released something like Stuxnet onto the internet to infect the nuclear power plant management software and disable it. Then they used some stuff they learned from Tesla to generate a massive earthquake to generate the tsunami.

Maybe they heard about the O's daughter's trip to Acupulco?

8 posted on 03/20/2012 5:22:27 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: cubreporter
Its not 'spring break'. Its a 'school trip'.

Doncha know.

9 posted on 03/20/2012 5:24:06 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: tobyhill

Story scrubbed from Globe in 5...4...3


10 posted on 03/20/2012 5:24:47 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: tobyhill

I was unharmed, too. That’s every bit as much news as this article is.


11 posted on 03/20/2012 5:25:38 PM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: tobyhill

Yesterday’s spring break is now a school trip?


12 posted on 03/20/2012 5:25:52 PM PDT by anathemized (cursed by some, blessed in Jesus)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
The story of the kid's trip on our dime was a negative - the human interest story of the President's child being safe is a positive. So WHO is using the kids inappropriately? I'd say the White Crib, not the eeeevil news organizations who had their stories scrubbed.....

We're all Chumbalones now!

13 posted on 03/20/2012 5:27:48 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: tobyhill

Hussein is planning on using his spawn as part of his campaign to become permanent dictator - when he starts, they’re fair game!


14 posted on 03/20/2012 5:28:01 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: tobyhill
Let's guess that we paid for this trip and it's ridiculous....They're 13 & 14....and MEXICO SUCKS!!

Wonder if the kids noticed the open sewers and policia with machine guns running around.

I'd never go back to the hell hole.

15 posted on 03/20/2012 5:28:50 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: cubreporter
You don't understand the difference between "Spring break" and "school trip?"

Eight graders at our local Junior Hi go to D.C. on a school trip during Spring break every year.

16 posted on 03/20/2012 5:33:33 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: anathemized
Now, wait a minute.

The State Dept. has been telling all of us NOT to go to Mexico, yet the POTUS' teenage daughter goes?

Sumpin' just ain't quite right about that.

17 posted on 03/20/2012 5:33:50 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: CodeToad

I try to not eat any chicken left legs or left wings!

But watch them, they will try to sneak the lefts in!


18 posted on 03/20/2012 5:34:15 PM PDT by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: cubreporter

Poor judgement on the part of “The President”. Actions speak louder than words. Allowing a prominent person like that to go to a war zone country, is nothing short of INSANE. That guy has some loose marbles.


19 posted on 03/20/2012 5:35:39 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (If Free Republic morphs into a supportive site for Romney, I'll conclude my 13 year participation.)
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To: LetMarch
I try to not eat any chicken left legs or left wings!

But watch them, they will try to sneak the lefts in!

And eat everything. OR You will have LEFT-overs!

20 posted on 03/20/2012 5:38:42 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: tobyhill

21 posted on 03/20/2012 5:39:36 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: tobyhill
Barack Obama’s daughter uninjured in Mexico earthquake

Is the headline meant to imply she was at the epicenter? Talk about using their kids....(shaking my head).

22 posted on 03/20/2012 5:42:50 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: LetMarch

If they sneak the left wings in on you, you will imediately know by the knife in your back and the fist on your wallet.


23 posted on 03/20/2012 5:46:47 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: tobyhill

When we were kids ‘Spring Break’ was like Good Friday off and then maybe the Monday after Easter. As for taking any exotic travel trips that was totally out of the question.


24 posted on 03/20/2012 5:48:14 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: tobyhill

I was also uninjured. How about you guys? Anyone here uninjured?

If you are uninjured it is HUGE news.


25 posted on 03/20/2012 5:52:22 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: cubreporter

1. Obama admin mails free condoms to 12 year olds

2. What is the age of consent in Mexico?

3. You know what happens at Spring Break...


26 posted on 03/20/2012 5:54:00 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: cubreporter

Apparently the trip was organized by the exclusive school she goes to. The school trips have been to other countries as well, but Mexico. Hmmm.


27 posted on 03/20/2012 5:54:49 PM PDT by wita
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To: cubreporter

I wouldn’t allow my COLLEGE kids to go on spring break. They took part time jobs during their break.


28 posted on 03/20/2012 5:57:28 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: elkfersupper

“Sumpin’ just ain’t quite right about that.”

It’s just 0bama doing whatever he can to secure the Mexican vote.


29 posted on 03/20/2012 6:04:31 PM PDT by panaxanax (0bama >>WORST PRESIDENT EVER.)
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To: napscoordinator
Me, too, genuinely.

Besides, if anything had happened to that child, we'd never hear the end of the tsunami of sympathy the MSM would use to wash Duh Won back in.

30 posted on 03/20/2012 6:05:43 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: LetMarch

Yeah, but the left wings cost more and have no meat.


31 posted on 03/20/2012 6:05:57 PM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: tobyhill
It's funny how the article never mentions that it's the Obama administration that issued the travel advisory that they just ignored themselves.

Well, the average american traveling to Mexico doesn't get to go with 25 guys whose only job is to keep them safe at any cost yet stay out of the way of fun, you know, blend into the background

It's good to be King.

32 posted on 03/20/2012 6:06:27 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: cubreporter
Oaxaca city was a pretty neat adventure for a couple of Midwest gringos when we visited there about 15 years ago. We flew in on a sparkling silver Air Liberdad DC-3 from Huatulco.

Oaxaca's airport features a thatched roof terminal building.
The city resembles Spain in the 1600s because it can trace Spanish influence from those years. It was peaceful when we were there, just after Christmas. We found out later that we had just missed the Oaxaca Radish Festival.

33 posted on 03/20/2012 6:06:37 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: tflabo
African Safaris, Spain vacations, trips to Brazil, Hawaii Christmas getaways, Marthas Vineyard, Skiing at aspen ...

These people go on vacation every 8 weeks. We'll probably run budget surpluses a few weeks after they leave.

34 posted on 03/20/2012 6:10:59 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: tobyhill

How about no more personal stories about the kids, Barry or his wife- I am sick of them all.


35 posted on 03/20/2012 6:11:17 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Smokin' Joe

Oh I can’t even imagine how they would use that.....I don’t advocate that at all but they would use it politically and the World stage would be front and center. Besides the fact that I never want anything to happen to that family at all, I just know how they are they would use it to an advantage.


36 posted on 03/20/2012 6:11:45 PM PDT by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I wouldn’t allow my COLLEGE kids to go on spring break.

LOL

37 posted on 03/20/2012 6:17:15 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: afraidfortherepublic

When you are King or Queen of America, you think differently.


38 posted on 03/20/2012 6:23:19 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: CodeToad

I try to not eat any chicken left legs or left wings!

But watch them, they will try to sneak the lefts in!


39 posted on 03/20/2012 6:26:17 PM PDT by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: Pan_Yans Wife

“Who is in charge of the message at the WH? Morons!”

Well, look who’s #1 in charge of EVERYTHING at the WH.

Leading by example.


40 posted on 03/20/2012 6:26:37 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: tobyhill
Mikrofon's PC on Earth Uninjured in March 6.4 X-Class Solar Storm
41 posted on 03/20/2012 6:27:12 PM PDT by mikrofon (That is all....)
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To: tobyhill
Sounds a little like Chelsea Clinton not injured on 9/11.
42 posted on 03/20/2012 6:30:32 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: tobyhill

Are the 25+ SS guys okay?
Will the vacation be cut short?


43 posted on 03/20/2012 6:30:40 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: cubreporter

“I wouldn’t ever allow my 13 year old daughter to go on ANY spring break period.”

Yes, guess the criticism got to the WH media, so they’re now calling it a “school trip”.

Wonder what the purpose was and how the destination was chosen. Think we’ll hear that?


44 posted on 03/20/2012 6:30:46 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: tobyhill

Why would a parent send there child to a country that you had declared dangerous
Travel Warning
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Print Email Mexico
February 08, 2012
The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens about the security situation in Mexico. General information on the overall security situation is provided immediately below. For information on security conditions in specific regions of Mexico, which can vary, travelers should reference the state-by-state assessments further below.

This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Mexico dated April 22, 2011 to consolidate and update information about the security situation and to advise the public of additional restrictions on the travel of U.S. government (USG) personnel.


45 posted on 03/20/2012 6:31:16 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: N. Theknow

Good Point! No LEFT Overs!


46 posted on 03/20/2012 6:31:29 PM PDT by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: tobyhill

Another watch what I do not what i say moment.
While America watches TV
And the media sleeps.

Maybe she’ll be on dancing with the star next.
I heard the president sings. Saw it live on my TV;)


47 posted on 03/20/2012 6:33:59 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: tobyhill
I agree. No attacks on children.
Plus I certainly hope she enjoys her multi million dollar spring break. On the taxpayer’s dime.
48 posted on 03/20/2012 6:34:04 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: elkfersupper
Now, wait a minute.

The State Dept. has been telling all of us NOT to go to Mexico, yet the POTUS' teenage daughter goes?

Sumpin' just ain't quite right about that.

The world has gone insane...remember when everyone flushed all unused drugs down the toilet?

We are now seeing the results.

49 posted on 03/20/2012 6:39:59 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: skeeter
Its not 'spring break'. Its a 'school trip'. Doncha know.

Didn't your school organize spring break trips?

ML/NJ

50 posted on 03/20/2012 6:40:27 PM PDT by ml/nj
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