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Obama to attend memorial service for victims of Texas explosion (Bush Library)
Yahoo News - The Ticket ^ | 4-22-2013 | Holly Bailey

Posted on 04/22/2013 7:12:41 PM PDT by haffast

WACO, Texas—President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Thursday for victims of last Wednesday’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

The service is scheduled to take place at 2 p.m. CT at Baylor University in Waco. A city official in West said the president is also expected to visit the site of the blast.

The Obamas were already scheduled to be in Dallas for the opening of former President George W. Bush’s presidential library Thursday morning. White House press secretary Jay Carney said Monday the first couple will fly to West after the library opening to meet with victims of last week’s explosion, which killed 14 people and injured more than 200.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bush; library; west; westtexas
Hey! They'll be in the area. Never let a crises go to waste.
1 posted on 04/22/2013 7:12:41 PM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast

I have family in the area.........and they are pissed he is showing up.


2 posted on 04/22/2013 7:13:47 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: haffast

I wonder what nonsensical glarb his teleprompters will tell him to say this time.


3 posted on 04/22/2013 7:13:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: haffast

Yet another opportunity to promote his worthless self.


4 posted on 04/22/2013 7:18:53 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: haffast
Can't we just send Bammy on a permanent HI vacation?

Please?

5 posted on 04/22/2013 7:20:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: penelopesire; mylife; haffast

Dear Lord.

Like he gives a rip.


6 posted on 04/22/2013 7:23:13 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: haffast

This will take the news focus off the Boston terroist bombing for a day or two.

Plus he can schlep some more 0FA money from his azzwipe supporters.


7 posted on 04/22/2013 7:23:30 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: onyx

He was in town smoozing money so he is doing this for PR


8 posted on 04/22/2013 7:24:44 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: mylife

Yep, he’s counting on a democrat Texas once immigration reform passes.


9 posted on 04/22/2013 7:25:44 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: haffast

Still looking for his ‘Oklahoma City moment’. Move on, Obama.


10 posted on 04/22/2013 7:25:58 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: haffast

He must’ve found another fundraiser in the area and needed the government to pick up his travel costs.


11 posted on 04/22/2013 7:26:49 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: haffast

Hopefully he can buy a feeling from a real human before he shows up.


12 posted on 04/22/2013 7:26:55 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: onyx

Rand Paul might derail his highness’s dreams.


13 posted on 04/22/2013 7:26:58 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: a fool in paradise

Hew has a fund raiser in Dallas.


14 posted on 04/22/2013 7:27:35 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: mylife

Filibuster?


15 posted on 04/22/2013 7:27:47 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: haffast

Those poor people are going through enough and don’t need to be subjected to the presence of the POS.

I feel badly for them.


16 posted on 04/22/2013 7:28:10 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: onyx

He is tying the Boston Bombers to the issue of immigration.
No more open door policy.


17 posted on 04/22/2013 7:31:45 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: mylife

Oh.
How about NO immigration at all for 5 years?


18 posted on 04/22/2013 7:37:27 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

That’s gonna muck up some Americans that married overseas.


19 posted on 04/22/2013 7:41:05 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: haffast

Please stay out of Texas.


20 posted on 04/22/2013 7:41:26 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: haffast

Can he be disinvited? Who wants him?


21 posted on 04/22/2013 7:41:43 PM PDT by Empire_of_Liberty
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To: haffast

Maybe we should hire the Westboro freaks to protest against this.


22 posted on 04/22/2013 7:44:53 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: haffast

FOAD; Texas takes care of its own


23 posted on 04/22/2013 7:48:54 PM PDT by harwood (Ann Coulter: Future SCOTUS nominee!)
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To: haffast; mickie
W must have invited Obama to the Grand Opening of the Bush Library.

Sometimes George carries "compassionate conservatism" too far.

Leni

24 posted on 04/22/2013 7:56:31 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: haffast

I’d prefer that blue-lipped son of a Kenyan monkey stay out of my state. All he does is foul things up whereever he goes.


25 posted on 04/22/2013 8:00:12 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: haffast

Read that Bambi’s got fundraisers to go to afterwards.


26 posted on 04/22/2013 8:03:57 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: haffast

27 posted on 04/22/2013 8:05:13 PM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: onyx

Just another campaign stop. He is going to Bush Library and is in area anyway. Otherwise..he would not bother.my guess is not many people will be there unless they are paid and bused in....lol.


28 posted on 04/22/2013 8:16:24 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: MinuteGal
Obama, Clinton, Carter, and the Bushes. Sounds like a rollicking, back-slapping good turn-out for Conservatism. I'm not planning to attend. God might smote them.

As George W. Bush library opens, a rare meeting of presidents and rivals

"But when they have a rare meeting in Dallas on Thursday for the opening of former president George W. Bush's library and museum, there will be smiles for the cameras and friendly chatter by President Barack Obama and former presidents Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter."
http://news.yahoo.com/george-w-bush-library-opens-rare-meeting-presidents-221602096.html

29 posted on 04/22/2013 8:25:01 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

Talk about adding insult to injury—————

Stay the hell out of my state!

We don’t want you here. You defile everything you touch.


30 posted on 04/22/2013 8:37:29 PM PDT by basil
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To: mass55th

Read that Bambi’s got fundraisers to go to afterwards.


He goes to west, TX and then on to the fund raisers. That way the tax payer picks up the tab for the fund raisers.


31 posted on 04/22/2013 8:57:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: haffast

"Presidents Together: HW Bush, Obama, W Bush, Clinton, Carter In 2008"

32 posted on 04/22/2013 9:01:29 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: penelopesire

He’s a pig. I wish he weren’t going to the opening of President Bush’s Library.


33 posted on 04/22/2013 9:07:22 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Empire_of_Liberty
Can he be disinvited? Who wants him?

Lets face it, if he DIDN'T go there would have been a long thread here savaging him for not going, showing he doesn't care about flyover country, etc.

34 posted on 04/22/2013 9:16:00 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: onyx

Yes, it’s disgusting. They should decorate the whole area with Christian symbols and watch him squirm and sweat.

What a vile and evil creature.


35 posted on 04/22/2013 9:28:28 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: svcw

I’m sure it will cause all kinds of headaches for the people of the area just so mac daddy can pretend that he gives a crap about what the people are going through.


36 posted on 04/22/2013 11:35:45 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: svcw

The only reason Obama and his wife Michelle are going to West, Texas is because they will be in Dallas to attend the opening of the GW Bush Library and attend a fund raiser (What else?). Since Obama and his wife, Michelle could care less about the devastated folks in West, Texas....I would suggest that the citizens of West and the surrrounding towns, turn out in large numbers to greet Obama and his Ilk, not with boo’s & catcalls, but simply turn their backs on Obama and his wife in silence. Booing & Catcalls demeans the Office of the POTUS, but back turning and silence is much more dignified and sends a powerful message to the rest of the nation as to how incompetent and cold hearted these anti-American two people (Obama & Michelle) are!!!


37 posted on 04/23/2013 1:59:39 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: haffast

Just another photo op.


38 posted on 04/23/2013 4:19:13 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I have family in the area.....and that is just what they are going to do.


39 posted on 04/23/2013 6:33:24 AM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: svcw

I really hope this tactic of folks out in West, Texas turning their backs on POTUS Obama and his wife works and many folks do it. There is, however, a “kinder way” for folks to show their disgust for the POTUS and his cold-hearted ilk. Face it...Obama could care less about West, Texas. He just about totally ignored it & the people killed, injured, with their lives changed forever. And....this may yet prove to be another terroist attack on USA soil!!! We’ll see.

When the POTUS arrives and is announced & introduced....people should give Obama a gentle round of applause, out of courtesy to the office. Then, no matter what he says afterward, they should not not applaud after any his his given remarks. When Obama concludes his remarks.....there should be no applause whartsoever!!! Just thinking out loud.


40 posted on 04/23/2013 7:27:15 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: mylife

That’s his money for coming to Texas while he “visits” the GW Bush library opening.

The explosion was elsewhere which affords him another opportunity to pick up money from Texas trial lawyer Democrats (the top donors in the state, hands down).


41 posted on 04/23/2013 9:25:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Yup.


42 posted on 04/23/2013 4:32:44 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50c)
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To: onyx

He doesn’t give a rip.

I just heard on the radio that fema will not be helping out West because it didn’t quality as a big enough disaster for them.

Just another poke in our eyes.

“Reward your friends and punish your enemies”. bho.


43 posted on 06/12/2013 1:05:27 PM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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