Skip to comments.Vice President Biden a bit off course saying he heard Nickel Mines gunshots?
Posted on 01/25/2013 3:38:42 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee
When trying to verify Joe Biden's recent story that he was golfing within earshot of the Oct. 2, 2006, shooting at Nickel Mines, one thing is clear.
There are a lot of places to enjoy a round of golf in the region.
But whether the 70-year-old vice president was playing at any of the courses on the day of the one-room schoolhouse massacre still remains a mystery.
If he was in the area, he wasn't at Moccasin Run Golf Club in Atglen.
Curt King, the owner of the club, said there is no record of Biden then a U.S. senator visiting the golf course that day.
"When someone of that stature comes to your business, you don't forget something like that," he said.
Moccasin Run, the closest club to the Nickel Mines community, is about six miles away.
King said he has combed through his club's database, which records the name of every player who uses the course, to double-check the claim.
"We have no record of him being here that day, or that he has ever golfed here," he said. . .
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Didn’t Hilary say something a few years ago about coming under fire while landing in some third world country?
Biden is such a liar there is reward out for his Archmere Academy HS yearbook 1961.
Theory is since biden lied about playing college football, he is lying about being the senior high school football and baseball star as he says in his book.
He’s a plagiarist, too. So lying seems to come naturally to him.
Maybe he was a participant ~ worth investigating this further.
Yes, she claimed her and her daughter came under “sniper fire” when they landed in Bosnia, then recanted her statement by saying she “misspoke”.
This is not a Biden misstatement, a gaff, an inadvertent slip of the tongue, or a mistaken memory.
BIDEN IS A DAMN LIAR. Sure, he’s a rambling and crazy old man, but Obama’s house boy is a damn liar..... just like Obama and the rest of the filthy democrats.
Lies, lies and more damn lies.... I am so damn sick of it.
Our country, and our way of life, has never been in this much jeopardy.
Shades of Geraldo
Bill said he remembers black churches burning in Arkansas. No black churches were ever burned in Arkansas. It was reported that he made it up. But no one in the press ever questioned him about it.
“I remember landing under sniper fire. There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base.”
—Hillary Clinton, speech at George Washington University, March 17, 2008.
Hillary Clinton has been regaling supporters on the campaign trail with hair-raising tales of a trip she made to Bosnia in March 1996. In her retelling, she was sent to places that her husband, President Clinton, could not go because they were “too dangerous.” When her account was challenged by one of her traveling companions, the comedian Sinbad, she upped the ante and injected even more drama into the story. In a speech earlier this week, she talked about “landing under sniper fire” and running for safety with “our heads down.”
There are numerous problems with Clinton's version of events.
As a reporter who visited Bosnia soon after the December 1995 Dayton Peace agreement, I can attest that the physical risks were minimal during this period, particularly at a heavily fortified U.S. Air Force base, such as Tuzla. Contrary to the claims of Hillary Clinton and former Army secretary Togo West, Bosnia was not “too dangerous” a place for President Clinton to visit in early 1996. In fact, the first Clinton to visit the Tuzla Air Force base was not Hillary, but Bill, on January 13, 1996.
Had Hillary Clinton's plane come “under sniper fire” in March 1996, we would certainly have heard about it long before now. Numerous reporters, including the Washington Post's John Pomfret, covered her trip. A review of nearly 100 news accounts of her visit shows that not a single newspaper or television station reported any security threat to the First Lady. “As a former AP wire service hack, I can safely say that it would have been in my lead had anything like that happened,” said Pomfret.
According to Pomfret, the Tuzla airport was “one of the safest places in Bosnia” in March 1996, and “firmly under the control” of the 1st Armored Division.
Far from running to an airport building with their heads down, Clinton and her party were greeted on the tarmac by smiling U.S. and Bosnian officials. An eight-year-old Moslem girl, Emina Bicakcic, read a poem in English. An Associated Press photograph of the greeting ceremony, above, shows a smiling Clinton bending down to receive a kiss.
“There is peace now,” Emina told Clinton, according to Pomfret’s report in the Washington Post the following day, “because Mr. Clinton signed it. All this peace. I love it.”
The First Lady's schedule, released on Wednesday and available here, confirms that she arrived in Tuzla at 8.45 a.m. and was greeted by various dignitaries, including Emina Bicakcic, (whose name has mysteriously been redacted from the document.)
You can see CBS News footage of the arrival ceremony here. The footage shows Clinton walking calmly out of the back of the C-17 military transport plane that brought her from Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany. . .
B from T
Thank you for the details.