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Obama Tells US Troops at Korean DMZ: 'You Guys Are At Freedom's Frontier'
MSNBC ^ | March 24, 2012 | Shawna Thomas, Alicia Jennings and Kristen Welker

Posted on 03/24/2012 10:28:02 PM PDT by Steelfish

Obama Tells US Troops at Korean DMZ: 'You Guys Are At Freedom's Frontier'

[Pic in URL] U.S. President Barack Obama looks through binoculars on Sunday to see North Korea from Observation Post Ouellette in the Demilitarized Zone, the tense military border between the two Koreas.

Shawna Thomas, Alicia Jennings and Kristen Welker

SEOUL -- President Barack Obama was greeted with cheers from U.S. troops as he visited the dining hall at Camp Bonifas at the start of his tour of the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean peninsula and told them that they were protecting "freedom's frontier."

Obama talked about how proud he was of the troops and joked about the NCAA basketball tournament. While, the president has visited the Republic of Korea twice before, this was his first time observing the 38th parallel and members of North Korea’s military.

At Camp Bonifas, Obama told U.S. troops that they are part of a "long line" of soldiers who have enabled South Korea to prosper. "You guys are at freedom's frontier," he said. Advertise | AdChoices

While at the DMZ, the president spoke to South Korean troops, then went to Observation Post Ouellette, the closest post overlooking the demarcation line on the most heavily guarded border in the world. The observation post is about 25 miles northwest of Seoul inside the DMZ and just 100 yards from demarcation line. The North Korean army is visible from this observation post and it was expected that the North Koreans would jam cell phone signals while the president was visiting the area.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dmz

1 posted on 03/24/2012 10:28:09 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

In other words, “You guys are in my way.”


2 posted on 03/24/2012 10:33:59 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Steelfish
You "guys?"

They're men, obama.

3 posted on 03/24/2012 10:34:57 PM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: Jonty30

Did you see the pic in the URL? It’s so damn odd almost like Dukakis riding in a tank.


4 posted on 03/24/2012 10:36:00 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

You guys is racist I thought. Of course, to Zero, the freedom is on the north side of the DMZ... the freedom of government to do as it pleases.


5 posted on 03/24/2012 10:36:37 PM PDT by Ingtar
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To: Steelfish

Sexist???


6 posted on 03/24/2012 10:37:30 PM PDT by trustandobey (I am Breitbart)
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To: Steelfish

Freedom? What does this jackanapes know of Freedom?


7 posted on 03/24/2012 10:39:13 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

Agenda 21 Language?

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8 posted on 03/24/2012 10:52:23 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Steelfish; Revolting cat!

Obama is going to surrender and finally end the Korean War.

When he pulls all of our troops out of Germany and Japan he will have finally won WWII just like he won the Iraq war.

What a jive turkey.


9 posted on 03/24/2012 10:53:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: HIDEK6

They are his TROOPS and he is their COMMANDER but you wouldn’t know it from this street hustler turned pompous ass.


10 posted on 03/24/2012 10:54:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Ingtar

It’s “you people”.


11 posted on 03/24/2012 10:56:48 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Steelfish
'You Guys Are At Freedom's Frontier'

Was that megaphone pointed to the north or to the south?

12 posted on 03/24/2012 11:05:04 PM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: Steelfish
Election year. I don't think our troops are that gullible. It is probably meant for the general public. He says whatever sounds popular, but watch what he does, because it says a whole lot more, and is almost always the opposite from the lovely, but choreographed lies.
13 posted on 03/24/2012 11:05:41 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Steelfish

He’s trying to say: they “punch above their weight”.

/s


14 posted on 03/24/2012 11:09:32 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Steelfish

Funny you mention Dukakis in the tank. I didn’t see the pic yet, but Dukakis was the thing that immediately popped in my mind when I read “U.S. President Barack Obama looks through binoculars.”


15 posted on 03/24/2012 11:37:01 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: zipper

My thoughts exactly.


16 posted on 03/24/2012 11:41:07 PM PDT by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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To: Steelfish

What a traitorous knucklehead. Anyone should be able to defeat him IF they’d stay calm enough to keep throwing the focus on BHO and not get rattled or distracted into being on the defensive. But Newt is the only one I see as being capable of that.


17 posted on 03/24/2012 11:41:43 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: Steelfish
What Commandante Zer0 is really saying: “If the NorKs come across the DMZ, you Americans are, like, totally screwed while I decide how to surrender.”
18 posted on 03/25/2012 12:06:40 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Steelfish

Wow, Zero is at the DMZ and the Norks are getting ready to launch a “satellite.” Wonder if Zero is having any secret meetings while he’s there.

Mrs. Prince of Space


19 posted on 03/25/2012 2:16:33 AM PDT by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby!)
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To: Steelfish

“Obama Tells US Troops at Korean DMZ: ‘You Guys Are At Freedom’s Frontier’”

Of course this doesn’t mean you guys will be getting your absentee ballots in on time this election year.


20 posted on 03/25/2012 3:42:42 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Bellflower; TigerLikesRooster

How ironic.

It is as if two equal, parallel universes are merging right there on the DMZ.

Just as in the Democratic Republic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), a little dictator steeped in doctrinaire socialism, in way over his head, takes on the spot guidance inspection tours, pointing at people and things and giving the impression of directing orders, the military officers staff are used as props (thinking to themselves "We have to put up with THIS sh*t!?") and have to force Potemkin Village-smiles, and when the inspection area is cleared of the "VIP" and his toadies, back in their barracks they whisper about what a POMPOUS, IGNORANT ASSHAT they just had to receive as a staged-prop visitor who could care less about them.


21 posted on 03/25/2012 4:01:13 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (As I sense a sad, slow, steady "Romnification" of FR, I'll invariably face some tough decisions here)
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To: onedoug

What the “one” meant is that the Norks are looking for freedom and the U.S. soldiers, in his mind, are to keep them from finding it. Obama’s idea of freedom is having govt. control every aspect of your life thereby freeing you from thinking.


22 posted on 03/25/2012 4:16:38 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: raybbr

I bet he is sooooooooo excited. He can wear that “”commander in chief” patch on his jacket. Do they let him use a decoder ring while there?


23 posted on 03/25/2012 4:41:09 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen
**A REAL PRESIDENT, LOVED AND RESPECTED BY THE BOYS, AT THE DMZ*******

And the meal doesn't look to shabby neither. To have been there that day!! ;-)

24 posted on 03/25/2012 4:42:24 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (As I sense a sad, slow, steady "Romnification" of FR, I'll invariably face some tough decisions here)
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To: hal ogen
I bet he is sooooooooo excited. He can wear that “”commander in chief” patch on his jacket. Do they let him use a decoder ring while there?

I think it's so he can remember who HE is. He is just that stupid.

25 posted on 03/25/2012 4:59:22 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: hal ogen
Obama's visit takes place as North Koreans mark the end of the 100-day mourning period for longtime leader Kim Jong Il, who died of a heart attack in December.

How nice of him to honor the mourning period for one of his mentors....

26 posted on 03/25/2012 5:13:08 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Great pic!


27 posted on 03/25/2012 6:01:14 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: AmericanInTokyo

” they whisper about what a POMPOUS, IGNORANT ASSHAT they just had to receive as a staged-prop visitor who could care less about them.”

YES


28 posted on 03/25/2012 10:47:02 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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