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Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’
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Posted on 07/28/2012 10:22:00 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’ William Kristol July 28, 2012 10:43 AM

Daniel Halper has called attention to Nancy Pelosi's remarkable interview with Al Hunt on the topic of Barack Obama and Israel. I'd note one comment in particular: Pelosi's claim that President Obama "has been there [Israel] over and over again."

Wow. I'm involved with the Emergency Committee for Israel. We have an ad up in several states calling attention to the fact that President Obama, who's been quite the world traveler, has never visited Israel as president. Did we make a terrible mistake? Were we unjust to President Obama? Do we have to pull down the ad?

No, no, and no. Contrary to Pelosi's apparent claim, President Obama hasn't been to Israel over and over again. He's never been as president, which is certainly what Pelosi implied. Well, maybe he visited Israel "over and over" before becoming president, and that's what Pelosi meant to say? No. When he was senator, Obama went on two trips to Israel, once with several other freshmen members of Congress, and then as a presidential candidate. And he'd never been interested enough in Israel to visit as a private citizen. So much for the notion that Obama's been "over and over again."

So Pelosi is wrong, and the Emergency Committee is right. But Pelosi's resort to a whopper to try to reassure pro-Israel voters does suggest how worried Democrats must be about the reaction to Obama's attempt to create distance between his administration and Israel, as Obama's Israel policy gets more scrutiny.


TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 112th; bho; bho2012; bho44; bhomiddleeast; demlies; gaffes; israel; kristol; nolietoobig; obama; pelosi; pelosilies; pelosimentalillness

1 posted on 07/28/2012 10:22:03 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

The woman is 72 now. Has she ever had her health evaluated . . . ?


2 posted on 07/28/2012 10:24:36 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Sub-Driver

Remember, It’s what is in their feelings. They feel zer0 has been there, So he has.


3 posted on 07/28/2012 10:24:36 AM PDT by reefdiver (Shoeless John Roberts, An American Tragedy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Time for Pelosi to get that psych eval she has needed for a long time. This woman is bonkers. She is dangerous.


4 posted on 07/28/2012 10:26:29 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: Sub-Driver

Through virtual reality or in his dreams?

I honestly cannot recall a single time when Air Force One touched down in Israel during Obama’s term.


5 posted on 07/28/2012 10:27:14 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Now that the election is just a few months away obammy and co. just love Israel. No one will remember all the disses over the last 3.5 yrs. The MSM will give cover. No sweat.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 10:28:05 AM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: Olog-hai
The woman is 72 now. Has she ever had her health evaluated . . . ?

With her gold plated congressional medical plan...I'm sure she is in the best medical hands

Her mental health is quite suspect...personally, I think she went clinically insane when she lost the house gavel

7 posted on 07/28/2012 10:28:42 AM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’

Pelosi: President Obama's Has Made Israel Bend Over ‘Over and Over Again’

There, I fixed it.

8 posted on 07/28/2012 10:28:56 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Sub-Driver
He went over once, then he went over again.

What's the problem?

;-)

9 posted on 07/28/2012 10:30:16 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Popman
Ah yes, the gavel. She did have it shellacked out of her grasp . . .


10 posted on 07/28/2012 10:34:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Sub-Driver

The media has allowed these leftists to get away with lie after lie, and they’ve finally completely lost their minds.


11 posted on 07/28/2012 10:36:14 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver
We are taking this out of context. See, there is a map somewhere in the WH
and every time Obama looks at it he imagines himself there visiting.
So we must determine our meaning of visit before jumping to conclusions.
12 posted on 07/28/2012 10:37:59 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: TangoLimaSierra

Thats why the democrats are so keen to fill Florida up with illegals - they wont have to kowtow to the snowbirds in this key state anymore and then Israel can rot.


13 posted on 07/28/2012 10:39:30 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

I hate to be in the position of defending pelosi, but kristol took her comment completely out of context. She didn’t say he had been ‘to Israel’. She meant FOR Israel. Just as delusional, but kristol blew it.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/pelosi-republican-jews-being-exploited_649077.html

Pelosi responded, “Well, that’s how they’re being exploited. And they’re smart people. They follow these issues. But they have to know the facts. And the fact is that President Obama has been the strongest person in terms of sanctions on Iran, which is important to Israel. He’s been the strongest person on whether it’s Iron Dome, David’s Sling, any of these weapons systems and initiatives that relate to Israel. He has been there over and over again.”


14 posted on 07/28/2012 10:39:37 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Sub-Driver

Huh? She’s making less and less sense.

Of course, the bar wasn’t so high in the first place.


15 posted on 07/28/2012 10:39:48 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Olog-hai
Ahh yes, the first gavel in history to have an on/off switch with a potentiometer control.
16 posted on 07/28/2012 10:39:54 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MaxMax
“The only problem is, Pelosi didn't say that.” (Followed by a clip of her saying exactly that.) Or, “It was taken out of context.”
17 posted on 07/28/2012 10:45:31 AM PDT by sportutegrl (Yeah, that's the ticket.)
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To: MestaMachine
He has been there over and over again.

I see that it was used as a metaphor, as in
"I've visited that issue many times".

This is an important clarification that we need to know.

/salute

18 posted on 07/28/2012 10:46:02 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MestaMachine
He has been there over and over again.

I see that it was used as a metaphor, as in
"I've visited that issue many times".

This is an important clarification that we need to know.

/salute

19 posted on 07/28/2012 10:46:02 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Sub-Driver

“President Obama, who’s been quite the world traveler, has never visited Israel as president.”

Pelosi lied.

Botox died.

Most radical jihadist muslims wouldn’t set foot in Israel.

Just sayin’


20 posted on 07/28/2012 10:47:35 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sub-Driver

Liberals can make things true just by saying so.


21 posted on 07/28/2012 10:48:00 AM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: sportutegrl
See post #14. It seems to have been taken out of context.
Talking heads may be feeding on bad information.
22 posted on 07/28/2012 10:49:12 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: MaxMax; Sub-Driver
So we must determine our meaning of visit before jumping to conclusions.

LOL! A la Bill Clinton, "It depends on what the meaning of 'visiting' is."

Pelosi is a prime example of leftists living in an alternate universe where everything they say is true, even if it contradicts what they said yesterday. In "Nineteen Eighty-four," Winston Smith's job in the Ministry of Truth was to "edit" previous newspaper articles to make them consistent with today's lies from the government.

Leftists seem to believe that that function is already in place.

23 posted on 07/28/2012 10:50:37 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: Sub-Driver

If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes the truth.

Obama is far more interested in Muslim countries than he is in Israel. If he goes now, it’s simply because he’s concerned about the Jewish vote.

But I doubt he will. It’s hard to fit between golf games.


24 posted on 07/28/2012 10:58:14 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: MaxMax
The centerpiece of Obama's strategy for enhancing the security of Israel is to surround it with states under the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood.

He may get interested in overthrowing Assad if it looks like the Muslim Brotherhood would come to power afterwards in Syria.

The DNC just needs to do a better job of explaining to Jewish voters how this is better for Israel.

25 posted on 07/28/2012 10:59:40 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Sub-Driver
NO.

He hasn't Pelosi.

But he's been to Kenya.

Obama Pushed/Bankrolled/Implements Sharia Law in New Constitution in Kenya, Non-Muslim Country

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/kenyas_killing_fields/

Barack Obama actively campaigned for and contributed cash to Kenya’s murderous Raila Odinga in 06-08. Odinga had an agreement with a radical Kenyan Islamic foundation, seeking Odinga’s support in exchange for support of Odinga’s candidacy. Obama knew this yet still raised over $1M of USA money supporting Odinga. This violates the Logan Act.

When Odinga lost the election, he instigated reprisals, killing 700 and displacing 250,000 within a month after the election. By the middle of February 2008, just over six weeks after the election, the death toll had risen to 1,500, with 500,000 homeless.

200 people were burned alive when Odinga supporters torched a church in which they had taken refuge.

Oh, yeah, Pelosi. Why don't you tell America about Obama's vist to Kenya??

Obama rallies mob

Odinga shows off photo of himself with Obama in Muslim garb.

Obama campaigning for the murderous Odinga on the American taxpayer dollar in 2008

26 posted on 07/28/2012 11:03:34 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Sub-Driver
President Barack Obama, who hasn't set foot in Israel since a pre-election trip in 2008, would go there if he wins in November, an aide said Monday. The official, former deputy assistant defense secretary for the Middle East Colin Kahl, scoffed that Republican criticisms of Obama for not visiting Israel since taking office were “a distraction” from real policy issues.

“We can expect him to visit Israel in a second term should he be reelected,” Kahl told reporters on an Obama campaign conference call..

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/obama-visit-israel-reelected-174339171.html

You just can't help yourself can you crazy Nan,lying like an old sow as usual..

27 posted on 07/28/2012 11:07:17 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver

Seeing her odd facial contortions when she tries to put a sentence together, Pelousy is definitely on some sort of medication. Maybe she and Jesse Jr. can be roommates as they dry out together.


28 posted on 07/28/2012 11:10:11 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sub-Driver

One thing Obama has done “over and over again” is LIE to the American public.


29 posted on 07/28/2012 11:22:10 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: txrefugee

Pelosi has had a special relationship with reality for some time now.


30 posted on 07/28/2012 11:22:46 AM PDT by p. henry
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To: Sub-Driver
This isn't new...Pelosi has been making reality challenged statements for quite a while. The press can afford to assign an army of “fact-checkers” to Palin, but Nancee babbles, the press quotes verbatim, republicans are racists and life goes on...
31 posted on 07/28/2012 11:40:43 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Popman

Worse than that, the acid flashbacks are a sign that she cannot discern reality form the chemical induced psychosis she has been dealing with since the early 70s...


32 posted on 07/28/2012 11:41:23 AM PDT by Shady (The Tea Party is the Party of the American People, Working and creating wealth in SPITE of OBAMA!)
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To: Sub-Driver; All
No credibility when it comes to the word of Pelosi Ms. Botox.

I have seen Prez ∅ many times in Israel.


33 posted on 07/28/2012 12:28:58 PM PDT by QT3.14 (We live in an era with Smart Phones and Dumb People)
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To: Sub-Driver
Why can't people call it what it is? A Blatant LIE! It's not because she's 72. It's because she is a LIAR. Did she misspeak? NO! She deliberately LIED to try and protect Obama from losing Jewish votes. She knows that now in the news media it will be reported as .......

“The Emergency Committee for Israel says President Obama has never been to Israel as president, but Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader and former Speaker of the House, and a member of the House for 25 years, in an interview on Bloomberg Television's “Political Capital With Al Hunt”. Al Hunt is an award winning journalist with over 40 years experience. She stated that “President Obama has been there [Israel] over and over again.”

34 posted on 07/28/2012 12:29:55 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: All

35 posted on 07/28/2012 12:40:47 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Olog-hai

Botox is BOTULISM!!!! It,s POISONOUS!!!!!!!!


36 posted on 07/28/2012 2:41:44 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Olog-hai

Botox is BOTULISM!!!! It,s POISONOUS!!!!!!!!


37 posted on 07/28/2012 2:41:55 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Jonty30
“Through virtual reality or in his dreams?”

Israel is a “composite” of Arab nations he has visited.

38 posted on 07/28/2012 2:46:51 PM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus: here, there, everywhere. Join them. Join us.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This statement by Nancy Pelosi shows just how much you can count on anything that woman says. She just talks. What she says means nothing. She is a blabber mouth.


39 posted on 07/28/2012 2:53:11 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: faucetman
Cut here some slack, Pelosi may have a point here.

Just because Obama’s US passport book records document no trips to Israel does not mean there are none.

We have not seen his Indonesian passport records or what ever passport he used to travel to Pakistan and any of the other countries he has claimed extensive travel to.

Well, for that matter, we have not seen his US passport records since they are kept as tightly hidden as his BC, Selective Service registration, Indonesian background history, school records from kinder garden to graduation from Harvard Law, his record in the Illinois Legislature and his past association with all kinds of fun and interesting characters here and abroad.

So lets be serious about this. In reality, no one can say with any informed certainty that he even is who he is, much less where and when he has been traveling. Therefore there is simply no basis to criticize Pelosi

Besides, he could have made side trips to Israel on any one of his trips in his self described extensive travel around the Muslim world.

Last time I checked, Israel was surrounded by quite a few Muslim countries so he would not have had to go very far out of his way.

And who is to say just what Obama considers to be Israel or a visit to Israel anyway.

He certainly does not seem to consider the West Bank, Gaza, the Golan, Jerusalem or even the land inside the currently defined borders of Israel to legitimately be Israel.

I seem to remember that he has had a taken several vacations cruising in the Mediterranean Ocean, so there you have it, from Obama’s perspective, I guess he and Pelosi can say he actually HAS been to Israel on a number of occasions

So lets just lighten up on Pelosi and give her the benefit of the doubt on this one.

40 posted on 07/28/2012 3:21:04 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’

You realize what Pelosi looks like to ET's, right?

Think about it. Imagine you have a few extra arms, green skin, and an eye in the middle of your forehead, and you travel billions of miles at warp speed and come here, and go into orbit, and then tune in CNN.

And there's Pelosi. And you realize she's a high political figure, and has the support of millions, and your forehead eye bulges out and you leap for the transmogrification zapifier and the other Klandozoids have to drag you away from the control panel before you vaporize earth.

And people wonder why the ETs never announce themselves!

41 posted on 07/28/2012 4:31:03 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: reefdiver
Remember, It’s what is in their feelings. They feel zer0 has been there, So he has.

Hmmmmmm...similar to the faux prophet Mohammad, wherein he just dreamed (felt) he flew on a flying horse to Jerusalem....therefore 'they' feel he had been...so he had.

42 posted on 07/28/2012 6:36:26 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Sub-Driver.
43 posted on 07/28/2012 8:26:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MestaMachine
...He has been there over and over again.”

So what she is trying to imply, is that Obama has been for them over and over again. He just has not been with them over and over again. This is a hardcore Marxist brainwashing tactic. Definitely did not come from Pelosi. They are implying that being for someone is as good as being with someone. Unfortunately she did not list all those times Obama has been against Israel (delaying Iran action, creating chaos in Syria, not selling F22, etc. etc.). Far more then he has been for Israel. And I think we can all agree that being against someone is not the same as being with someone.

44 posted on 07/28/2012 9:57:09 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Talisker

“Pelosi: President Obama’s Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’”

That is NOT what she said...and kristol needs to retract what HE said because it is dishonest and unnecessary. We all know where pelosi and i-bama stand on Israel without resorting to distortions.
kristol is going to get called on this.


46 posted on 07/28/2012 10:49:53 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: justa-hairyape

Exactly. And there was no earthly need for kristol to embellish what she said. It was already ridiculous as it stood.


47 posted on 07/28/2012 10:53:22 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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