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Obama Responded Faster to Ebert's Death Than He Has to Thatcher's
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Posted on 04/08/2013 7:24:00 AM PDT by chessplayer

(CNSNews.com) - Hours after the BBC reported the death of conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Monday, President Barack Obama still had not issued a statement on her passing.

But last week, within half an hour of film critic Roger Ebert's death, the White House tweeted a statement from the president.

As of 10:00 a.m. EDT on Monday, there was still silence from the White House on Thatcher's death, which the BBC tweeted at 4:49 a.m.

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KEYWORDS: bhofascism; democrats; ebert; obama; obamathatcher; thatcher
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1 posted on 04/08/2013 7:24:00 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

OMG!!


2 posted on 04/08/2013 7:25:03 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: chessplayer

Effing weasel.


3 posted on 04/08/2013 7:26:29 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: chessplayer

More his type of thinker.


4 posted on 04/08/2013 7:26:41 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: chessplayer

...it’s a wonder he didn’t call out an Indian chief.......


5 posted on 04/08/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: chessplayer

Of course.

No explanation needed, is there?


6 posted on 04/08/2013 7:27:06 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: chessplayer

Margaret who? He’s waiting for his speech writers to load his teleprompter.


7 posted on 04/08/2013 7:27:41 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: chessplayer

Does anyone here honestly think he knows who she was let alone care?


8 posted on 04/08/2013 7:27:51 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron. No, they are both.)
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9 posted on 04/08/2013 7:28:07 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: chessplayer
Did George Stephanopoulos ever report her death this morning?

45 Mins after her death, he had not when I learned of it on FOX News.

10 posted on 04/08/2013 7:28:46 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: chessplayer

Good grief has it come to this. I’m all for legitimate criticism of the president but this is ridiculous


11 posted on 04/08/2013 7:29:55 AM PDT by slumber1 (Don't taze me bro!)
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To: FES0844

My thoughts exactly. Sorry to see Ms. Thatcher go but she’ll be in good company. Unlike king hussein. (Roger who?)


12 posted on 04/08/2013 7:30:21 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: chessplayer

Since he wouldn’t have anything {authentically} nice to say, he should just keep quiet. Great Britain doesn’t need his phony condolences.


13 posted on 04/08/2013 7:31:19 AM PDT by MissTed ( Private Tagline - Do Not Read!)
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To: onedoug

That’s unfair to weasels. This one’s a jackal.

A totally classless one. This is right up there I mean right down there with returning Churchill’s bust.


14 posted on 04/08/2013 7:31:49 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: chessplayer

Checked WhiteHouse.gov, twitter, and facebook, and still no statement. He is, however, still exploiting Newton on all of those.


15 posted on 04/08/2013 7:32:03 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: chessplayer
There is a simple explanation for any delay for Maggy...

Ø first task was to search thru the White Hut for a bust of Thatcher that he could send back to Britain, as a sincere sign of condolances and grief.

16 posted on 04/08/2013 7:33:09 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: mnehring

President George W Bush, Bibi and others released statements within the last hour - FNC read them. Crickets from the current pResident.


17 posted on 04/08/2013 7:34:54 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: chessplayer

Checking around and George W Bush and Tony Blair have already released statements. So far nothing from anyone in this administration or any of the Clintons either which I find surprising because they are usually better at protocol for these type of events.


18 posted on 04/08/2013 7:35:37 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: chessplayer

I don’t want his stinkin’ lyin’ phony statement. I’d rather he not say anything. Of course, he’ll do some lame insulting attempt.


19 posted on 04/08/2013 7:37:12 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: chessplayer

Zero knows he is not worthy to speak her name. Mrs. Thatcher stands with President Reagan right now. Zero will never know the privilege...never.


20 posted on 04/08/2013 7:38:23 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: elcid1970

He’s a hybrid...real mother is a jackal. And we know where his true daddy comes from.


21 posted on 04/08/2013 7:38:55 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: stuartcr

Well over five and a half hours now.


22 posted on 04/08/2013 7:39:25 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
Because he hates Britain with every fiber of his being, and he's all about the grievance industry.

Just when you think he can't get any lower, he digs another basement level . . .

23 posted on 04/08/2013 7:42:52 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: mnehring

So far nothing from anyone in this administration or any of the Clintons either which I find surprising because they are usually better at protocol for these type of events.


Yup. This is deliberate and meant as an insult.


24 posted on 04/08/2013 7:44:00 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
Maggine Thatcher is not part of Obama's world...in fact she was a part of his enemy's world.

Hollywood (even to include Ebert) is part of the Communist machine. They are comrades to Obama.

25 posted on 04/08/2013 7:44:57 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: chessplayer

2 X OMG!!!


26 posted on 04/08/2013 7:45:02 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: slumber1

You’re not supposed to say that kind of stuff here...


27 posted on 04/08/2013 7:45:56 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: slumber1

He’s saying F-U to you...and to Reagan...but apparently you can’t read between the lines.....


28 posted on 04/08/2013 7:47:05 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: slumber1

So it’s OK with you for the president to show more respect for a Chicago film critic than to the former head of state of our closest ally in the world???


29 posted on 04/08/2013 7:47:05 AM PDT by Bob
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To: chessplayer

He’s still working on a way to get increased taxes in the speech.


30 posted on 04/08/2013 7:47:56 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: AnAmericanMother

Within moments of the death of Hugo Chavez, obama made a statement.

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2013/03/president-obamas-statement-on-the-death-of-venezuelan-president-hugo-chavez/


31 posted on 04/08/2013 7:52:08 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Don’t want any ‘flowry words’ from this turd.

His belief and his action speak louder than any statement he could have released.


32 posted on 04/08/2013 7:52:25 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: chessplayer
Comparing to Roger Ebert is certainly valid. I think Obama is consciously insulting Thatcher.

But if anyone is skeptical, I suppose they can wait a short while until Nelson Mandela dies. I think Obama will issue a statement on that event about as fast as he did with Ebert.

Some foreign politicians are more equal than others.

33 posted on 04/08/2013 7:53:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

He couldn’t get out a statement of condolences fast enough for Chavez.


34 posted on 04/08/2013 7:54:07 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: ClearCase_guy
When Mandela dies, Obama will declare it a National day of mourning.
35 posted on 04/08/2013 7:54:16 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: chessplayer

Well of course. The newly deceased “film critic” was a liberal. Thacher was a normal person.


36 posted on 04/08/2013 7:54:28 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: chessplayer

The teleprompter has to be loaded first and the person preparing the speech called in sick today.


37 posted on 04/08/2013 7:55:21 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: chessplayer

Obamagabe is not fit to be mentioned in the same sentence
with Margaret Thatcher. She was a great intellectual, one of the greatest, bravest politicians of the 20th Century. He’s a paperhanging, coke-snorting nothing.


38 posted on 04/08/2013 7:56:29 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("The only glory in war is surviving")
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To: chessplayer

All you need to know of Obama’s feelings toward Great Britain is clearly explained in Dinesh D’Souza’s book, The Roots of Obama’s Rage. Obama keeps his hatred of colonialist GB alive through the dreams of his father, communist Obama Sr.

This all goes back to Obama’s appalling act of returning the bust of Winston Churchill back in the early days of his presidency. He hates the British and probably celebrates Lady Thatcher’s death.


39 posted on 04/08/2013 7:56:53 AM PDT by untwist
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To: chessplayer

Obama is busy.... it takes time and effort to destroy a country.


40 posted on 04/08/2013 8:00:06 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: stuartcr

Don’t know about that. Seem to see more and more Obama defenders here.


41 posted on 04/08/2013 8:00:43 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Can’t people read just about anything they want, in between the lines?

That’s like saying silence speaks volumes...it really doesn’t, it only says what one wants to hear.


42 posted on 04/08/2013 8:02:55 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: John W
Seem to see more and more Obama defenders here.

You noticed that, too?

43 posted on 04/08/2013 8:03:35 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: John W

Maybe it’s because some of the things that are said, are just getting more ridiculous sounding.


44 posted on 04/08/2013 8:04:19 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: stuartcr

Maybe it’s because some of the things that are said, are just getting more ridiculous sounding.


True, but this isn’t one of them. His delay is well thought out and is meant as an insult.


45 posted on 04/08/2013 8:11:54 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Of course it is


46 posted on 04/08/2013 8:15:17 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: chessplayer
Even the lamestream media has noticed the delay...

Alexander Mooney/CNN ✔ @AWMooneyCNN Surprised the White House hasn't put out a Thatcher statement yet

I guess CNN is just being 'ridiculous', as well...

47 posted on 04/08/2013 8:18:00 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: stuartcr

If you can’t read between the lines on Obama, then you ain’t payin attention.


48 posted on 04/08/2013 8:20:30 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: chessplayer

he has a deep-seated hatred of the British because they tried to put a stop to the slave trade in their colonies.

Just as Democrats hate America because we freed their slaves, some Africans will always hate the British for that.


49 posted on 04/08/2013 8:31:36 AM PDT by fnord (My life is like the movie Willard, except with hummingbirds)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

right, I don’t read between the lines with anyone because what I read, may not be correct.


50 posted on 04/08/2013 8:33:02 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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