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Obama pays unannounced visit to Afghanistan
xinhuanet.com ^ | May 1, 2012

Posted on 05/01/2012 10:54:30 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

KABUL, May 1 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday for an unannounced visit, Afghan officials said.

During his trip here, the U.S. president is expected to sign a strategic agreement with Afghanistan, unnamed Afghan government officials were quoted as saying by local TV channels.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bho44; campaigntrip; cicobama; kabul; obama; obamaafghanistantrip; obamacampaign; obamaspeech; surprisevisit; wheresobama

1 posted on 05/01/2012 10:54:33 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s trying, at this late hours to look so...so, what shall e call...so presidential? Like Bush? Doing what Bush did. I bet the MSM does not draw that comparison.

Except Bush did it out of commitment to the troops and the mission whereas Obama is doing it out of commimtnet to...himself.

The Man Who Despises America
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm

America at the Crossroads of History
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm


2 posted on 05/01/2012 10:57:33 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just more ball spiking propaganda from the commie in chief...


3 posted on 05/01/2012 10:59:12 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Just more ball spiking propaganda from the commie in chief...yawn.


4 posted on 05/01/2012 10:59:33 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Jeff Head

He is there for one reason only — to draw attention to Osama Bin Laden’s death...

He is spiking the football (again).

It really is all he has. Everything else of substance works against him.

On Friday, April’s unemployment numbers come out...My guess is the denominator will be reduced, again.


5 posted on 05/01/2012 10:59:40 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: Jeff Head

Obama to Kharzi, Stop shooting our soldiers until after my election and then I ‘ll be more flexible.


6 posted on 05/01/2012 11:00:32 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
Drudge headlines...

OBAMA SPIKES BALL -- IN KABUL?

7 posted on 05/01/2012 11:02:16 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: Jeff Head; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Obama goes to Afghanistan

Gadzooks! And, what is worse, dangnapit... he's coming back!

8 posted on 05/01/2012 11:02:38 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s a twofer.

1. A propaganda move, so he looks seriously concerned about the War on Terror, or whatever he calls it at the moment.

2. He gets to give more money to the Afghan Muslim terrorists.


9 posted on 05/01/2012 11:05:45 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

And maybe it’s a threefer. Good way to do a fundraiser. He tells Karzai, “I’ll give you an extra billion, if you send 10% of it to my campaign bundlers under the name of Mickey Mouse.”


10 posted on 05/01/2012 11:07:35 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LOL. The child is now trying to look like he cares about the troops.

Poser. Nothing but a poser.


11 posted on 05/01/2012 11:07:46 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So Obama’s mouthpieces lied...

White House Denies Reports that Obama Is In Afghanistan for an ... www.theblaze.com

2 hours ago – According to numerous outlets, President Obama arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for an unexpected visit to meet with President Hamid ...


12 posted on 05/01/2012 11:08:14 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Free ThinkerNY
During his trip here, the U.S. president is expected to sign a strategic agreement with Afghanistan...

Let me guess:

Double-secret unconditional surrender document?

What do I get as my prize?

14 posted on 05/01/2012 11:11:51 AM PDT by The Electrician ("Government is the only enterprise in the world which expands in size when its failures increase.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

More money for Muslims, He just opened our coffers for 127 million to Egypt, or Hamas, or Hezballa or what ever their name is at the present...give them money we don’t have..He can’t do away with another space program..cause we don’t have one now.....OMG..


15 posted on 05/01/2012 11:21:15 AM PDT by rxtn41
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To: Free ThinkerNY

is he tendering his surrender...??...


16 posted on 05/01/2012 11:23:30 AM PDT by tatsinfla (obama, 1/2 honkey all donkey.......)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Jeff Head; kcvl

White House denying the report that Obama is in Afghanistan.

The article linked to this thread below has now been removed from the NYPost website.

“That report is not accurate and the president is not in Kabul,” National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor told NewsCore.

ISAF would only confirm that a “high-level delegation” had arrived in the Afghan capital while the US Embassy said reports that Obama was there were “false.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2878542/posts
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The Weekly Standard reports these odd events, but does not name Vietor. Did the NY Post edit the article before they took it down entirely?

“That report is not accurate and the president is not in Kabul,” an Obama administration reportedly said. Instead, only a “high-level delegation” could be confirmed as having arrived....

“But the New York Post has taken down the page—the report no longer appears on their website. And there still has not been definitive word on the current whereabouts of the president of the United States. (A Chinese report suggests that Obama is in Kabul, though, again, that has not been confirmed.)

So the question remains: where is President Obama?”

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obama-afghanistan_643051.html


17 posted on 05/01/2012 11:25:39 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So... will Obama and Karzai do an open-air walking parade down the streets of Khandahar to commemorate the 1st anniversary of Obama’s having killed Osama bin Laden all by himself?


18 posted on 05/01/2012 11:25:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: thouworm
“That report is not accurate and the president is not in Kabul,”

Notice it says "Kabul," not "Afghanistan."

19 posted on 05/01/2012 11:27:19 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: tatsinfla

Gee, who didn’t see this coming. I wonder if the Secret Service has the same Rules Of Engagement as our soldiers? Yeah, right.


20 posted on 05/01/2012 11:27:54 AM PDT by Oregon Coast Conservative
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He doesn’t want to be here when all heck breaks loose tomorrow.


21 posted on 05/01/2012 11:31:32 AM PDT by Crawdad
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To: ScottinVA
lol; I did notice that. The weasels have trained us well. If he is there signing an agreement, I doubt they can hide it for long. Could just be security precautions, I suppose.
22 posted on 05/01/2012 11:33:14 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Oregon Coast Conservative
I guarantee that if OBozo goes to Afghanistan or Iraq, every single U.S. sniper ‘in country’ will have a Secret Service chaperon for the length of his stay.
23 posted on 05/01/2012 11:34:42 AM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Theater, more lies and he’s likely giving away millions/billions of our tax dollars to pay for this politically motivated charade.


24 posted on 05/01/2012 11:40:17 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: harpu
every single U.S. sniper ‘in country’ will have a Secret Service chaperon for the length of his stay.

Well every hooker in country certainly will.
25 posted on 05/01/2012 11:40:31 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

First it is reported that he is there, then that report is denied, now it’s reported he’s there.

At this point, all I care about is that we DO NOT PAY THE RANSOM.


26 posted on 05/01/2012 11:45:52 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

I hear the Afghans serve up some tasty dog...


27 posted on 05/01/2012 11:46:01 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Taliban can expect some one on one butt kicking.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/05/12/article-0-0BFFAD5600000578-799_468x756.jpg


28 posted on 05/01/2012 11:46:32 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is one long victory lap.


29 posted on 05/01/2012 11:47:35 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: harpu

LOL, might not be a bad idea.


30 posted on 05/01/2012 11:52:30 AM PDT by Oregon Coast Conservative
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To: GonzoGOP

LOL, thats probably true,couldn’t have them embarrassing the Emperor two times in a row.


31 posted on 05/01/2012 11:56:49 AM PDT by Oregon Coast Conservative
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I hope he stays there


32 posted on 05/01/2012 12:01:41 PM 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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To: Free ThinkerNY

This should be a real morale booster for our troops...


33 posted on 05/01/2012 12:04:10 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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He just likes flying around in Air Force One...and wasting precious fuel...

so he doesn't have to pay for it...well sorta...he does pay taxes like the rest so guesses he feels he has earned these trips...lol
such a jerk...NO CLASS or CHARACTER...as far as Ben Laden..obama gave the final GO...that was all, Our men and women of the Military does all the labor and work.

34 posted on 05/01/2012 12:18:22 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Bender2

[snicker]


35 posted on 05/01/2012 12:33:15 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I heard Osama was unarmed and carrying a bag of "Skillets candy" when Obama shot him.)
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To: thouworm
So the question remains: where is President Obama?”


Begin by checking all golf courses near his last know location and work your way out in a circular pattern. The only balls Obama has he doesn't spike, he tees them.
36 posted on 05/01/2012 1:07:43 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. II Corinthians 3:17)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Are the poppies in bloom?


37 posted on 05/01/2012 2:17:07 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Idaho_Cowboy; ScottinVA; Jeff Head

Obama in Afghanistan on surprise trip, one year after bin Laden killing
OBAMA TO MAKE SPEECH FROM AFGHANISTAN...7:30 edt

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/05/01/obama_in_afghanistan_on_surprise_trip_one_year_after_bin_laden_killing

Drudge Headlines:

WHITE HOUSE: ‘WE CAN’T DO ANYTHING ABOUT DRUDGE’...
OBAMA TO MAKE SPEECH FROM AFGHANISTAN...
Sen: ‘Clearly, This Trip Is Campaign Related’...
EARLIER: White House denies rumors of secret trip...
FLASHBACK: CARNEY: ‘I never lie’...
SEALS SLAM OBAMA FOR MAKING IT POLITICAL...
Troops are ‘new greatest generation’...
Media ignore year’s bloodiest month...


38 posted on 05/01/2012 3:53:53 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If you want to know if it is campaign based, just ask yourself what it is for. That’ll tell you.


39 posted on 05/01/2012 4:10:30 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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