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Egyptians pelt Clinton motorcade with tomatoes
Reuters ^ | July 15, 2012 | Arshad Mohammed

Posted on 07/15/2012 6:24:04 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

A tomato struck an Egyptian official in the face, and shoes and a water bottle landed near the armored cars carrying Clinton's delegation in the port city of Alexandria after she gave a speech on democratic rights.

A senior U.S. official said neither Clinton nor her vehicle, which was around the corner from the incident, were hit by the projectiles, which were thrown as U.S. officials and reporters walked to the motorcade after her speech.

Protesters chanted "Monica, Monica," a reference to the extra-marital affair conducted by Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton, while in the White House. Others earlier chanted "leave, Clinton" an Egyptian security official said.

It was not clear who the protesters were or what were their political affiliations. Demonstrations have become common in Egypt since former President Hosni Mubarak, long-time U.S. ally, was brought down by mass street protests last year.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; egypt; morsi; soshillary

1 posted on 07/15/2012 6:24:08 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

VRWC has an Alexandria branch, now? Who knew?


2 posted on 07/15/2012 6:27:32 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So heartened to hear that Clinton’s armored car was not actually struck by either a tomato or a shoe. The amount of damage that could have been caused by either is almost incomprehensible.


3 posted on 07/15/2012 6:29:28 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s motorcade


Can you honestly blame them?


4 posted on 07/15/2012 6:34:30 PM PDT by Conservaliberty (25 and conservative. I guess I have no heart, Oh, well, makes shooting the bad guys easier.)
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To: dsrtsage
If had been Obama they would have been catapulting water melons and elephant shoes. ;-)
5 posted on 07/15/2012 6:35:19 PM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; a fool in paradise

Whatta waste of a perfect vegetable (it’s vegetable in Egypt, not fruit!)


6 posted on 07/15/2012 6:36:27 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
They are just expressing their thanks for the administration's help in putting the Islamofacist faction in power. Much as the Iranians did for Jimmy Carter. Now, all they need to do is storm the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and take a bunch of our diplomats hostage.

How many Freepers are old enough to remember the great affection the Ayatollahs had for Jimmy Carter and their gratefulness to him for helping them seize power?

7 posted on 07/15/2012 6:38:20 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Are they picking up those Western values yet?


8 posted on 07/15/2012 6:39:07 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"I want to be clear that the United States is not in the business, in Egypt, of choosing winners and losers, even if we could, which of course we cannot," Clinton said.

This is why the US has lost its credibility abroad. Clinton says one thing and Obama does the opposite.

9 posted on 07/15/2012 6:41:42 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Vigilanteman

Jimmah Cahtah washed his hands and sealed his fate.


10 posted on 07/15/2012 6:41:54 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well they could have thrown cigars as they yelled ‘Monica’..for that special effect.


11 posted on 07/15/2012 6:46:13 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A pox on all of their houses.


12 posted on 07/15/2012 6:48:23 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: citizencon

Neither the ‘Beast, nor 0bama know a damn thing about foreign policy - that’s the root cause.


13 posted on 07/15/2012 6:48:36 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that bastard out of MY White House!")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Isn’t the democracy endorsed by the US great?


14 posted on 07/15/2012 6:48:47 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: dfwgator
My stars!

Hilliary is going to put her foot down with those people who need counseling, and borrow some more money to help them.

It's just not nice.

15 posted on 07/15/2012 7:01:46 PM PDT by oldtimer
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To: Free ThinkerNY; atc23

It may not be clear to Reuters who the protestors were, but from the photos and posts to YouTube it is to me: they were mostly Coptic Christians (with maybe a few modernist nominal Muslims thrown in).

(And I guess they are the Egyptian branch of the VRWC — so conservative they still only use the Divine Liturgy of Basil the Great, that shortened version by John Chrysostom is too modern. . .)


16 posted on 07/15/2012 7:02:50 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How’s that Egyptian ‘Arab Spring’ foreign policy working out, Madam Secretary?


17 posted on 07/15/2012 7:08:03 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: The_Reader_David
It may not be clear to Reuters who the protestors were, but from the photos and posts to YouTube it is to me: they were mostly Coptic Christians (with maybe a few modernist nominal Muslims thrown in).

Their indignation is most understandable but I am nonetheless grieved to see Christians behaving badly on the Lord's Day after Liturgy....some Third and Fourth Commandment issues here.

18 posted on 07/15/2012 7:09:12 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: Conservaliberty

There must be a dung shortage in Egypt.


19 posted on 07/15/2012 7:25:43 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder what variety of Egyptians were doing the pelting? I’ve heard several theories. Did they have beards? What kind of hats? Were they yelling “Olive Snackbar”?


20 posted on 07/15/2012 7:34:09 PM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: Farmer Dean

Media spin will be:

Very rare and valuable heirloom tomatoes that Mrs Rodham /Clinton loves to use in her special Marinara sauce.

Shoes were all handmade from spun gold and were a special gift “from the children”


21 posted on 07/15/2012 7:35:07 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: lightman

‘Indignation’ that the US supported then took out Mubarak and let a Muslim Brotherhood Islamofascist group take power? It might be a whole heck of a lot stronger than indignation. The MB is killing Coptic Christians, CC priests, burning their churches, etc. I’d probably be indignant, even on the Lord’s Day, my very self.

Who the heck do we (I mean, THEY, the Marxist liberal bleeding-hearts in DC) think they are ‘letting (I mean, causing) democracy (I mean, mob rule) reign’ in some other country? They cannot restrain themselves to changing our entire country? They have to meddle in another country without understanding either the history or the politics or the religion?

I’d be tossing tomatoes too.


22 posted on 07/15/2012 7:35:18 PM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: lightman

‘Indignation’ that the US supported then took out Mubarak and let a Muslim Brotherhood Islamofascist group take power? It might be a whole heck of a lot stronger than indignation. The MB is killing Coptic Christians, CC priests, burning their churches, etc. I’d probably be indignant, even on the Lord’s Day, my very self.

Who the heck do we (I mean, THEY, the Marxist liberal bleeding-hearts in DC) think they are ‘letting (I mean, causing) democracy (I mean, mob rule) reign’ in some other country? They cannot restrain themselves to changing our entire country? They have to meddle in another country without understanding either the history or the politics or the religion?

I’d be tossing tomatoes too.


23 posted on 07/15/2012 7:35:19 PM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a waste of good tomatoes.

What’s wrong with camel dung?

Oh! Wait. They use that to cook their meals, don’t they?


24 posted on 07/15/2012 7:39:53 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: dsrtsage

So heartened to hear that Clinton’s armored car was not actually struck by either a tomato or a shoe. The amount of damage that could have been caused by either is almost incomprehensible.

The real roundhouse to Hilary’s chin was the Monica chant. LMAO!


25 posted on 07/15/2012 8:06:11 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Cyman

“The real roundhouse to Hilary’s chin was the Monica chant. LMAO!”

Aye, it must be an extreme blow to the ego to have the most powerful man in the world who could have the hottest super-models at the snap of a finger prefer some stupid fat chick with no fashion sense to her, and then have third world misogynistic rag heads mock her for it.


26 posted on 07/15/2012 8:10:15 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: dsrtsage

“Aye, it must be an extreme blow to the ego to have the most powerful man in the world who could have the hottest super-models at the snap of a finger prefer some stupid fat chick with no fashion sense to her...”

You build Bill Clinton up and put Monica down?

Please explain. Thanks.


27 posted on 07/15/2012 8:41:12 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: bboop
They have to meddle in another country without understanding either the history or the politics or the religion?

Barry the Bastard knows full well what he has done. He planned it this way. Traitor to this nation, hater of Israel, Muzzie sympathizer or worshiper, he serves the father-of-lies.

28 posted on 07/15/2012 8:42:50 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Libs!!

This is what an actual war on women really looks like


29 posted on 07/15/2012 8:44:02 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It sure is nice to see how all the peoples of the world just love and respect us ever since we got rid of that cowboy in the White House. A huge plus, with Dear Leader in the White House they no longer have to fear us. Now there is no fear that Uncle Sugar will cut off their manna.


30 posted on 07/15/2012 9:03:28 PM PDT by Tupelo (TeaPartier ..... but no longer a Republican)
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To: dfwgator

What about the Christian Coptics in Egypt Obama tossed under the bus? We placed their enemies over them! God will punish us for these acts—The Real God—Not Allah.


31 posted on 07/15/2012 9:11:35 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Remember the liberal suck up media was saying that Bush got America hated around the world and how Wonderboy Obama would change everything. Another lie and another hopeless idea bites the dust. Everything they said about this guy turns out to be not true. We are now being egged in Egypt!

Domestic politics are now more divisive.

Obama has pitted the country against one another. Class warfare where the rich will solely provide the housing, medical and educational benefits for the poor. Who could against that?

We are hated more so around the world.

Obama has spit in Canada’s face as well as the UK. He told Canada to sell its oil to China!

Yet the press lauds his foreign portfolio - please! They are probably lobbying for another Nobel to give him!


32 posted on 07/15/2012 9:38:59 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow. These guys can’t feed themselves but they can afford to toss perfectly good food.

We are their largest supplier of food. I say we cut em off and teach them a lesson about biting the hand.

Would have liked to see video of this though.


33 posted on 07/15/2012 11:57:31 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why pick on Monica? Their chant should be “Huma, Huma, Huma,
if they want to pick on an extra-marital affair!


34 posted on 07/16/2012 9:36:15 AM PDT by Fireone (Traitors must be purged from Washington D.C.- Impeach, convict, and sentence!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY, additional:
35 posted on 07/16/2012 7:42:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Scooter100

Olive Snackbar!! LOL... I’m sitting here, waiting for the market to open and plunge, and you made me laugh.


36 posted on 07/23/2012 7:36:36 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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