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WH nixes Obama safari..plan includes SNIPERS take out lions,cheetahs if they threaten 1st couple
dailymail.co.uk ^ | UPDATED: 17:02 EST, 13 June 2013 | By DAVID MARTOSKO IN WASHINGTON

Posted on 06/13/2013 8:04:58 PM PDT by GQuagmire

President and Mrs. Obama are planning a trip to sub-Saharan Africa later in the month, but the White House has scotched a plan to include a Tanzanian safari on the agenda after a reporter revealed that a team of snipers with high-powered military assault rifles would accompany him in the wild. The Washington Post reported Thursday afternoon that the itinerary's dangers 'would have required the president’s special counterassault team to carry sniper rifles with high-caliber rounds that could neutralize cheetahs, lions or other animals if they became a threat.' The newspaper based its report on a confidential planning document leaked from someone in the administration. 'But the White House canceled the safari Wednesday,' the report continued, 'after inquiries from The Post about the trip’s purpose and expense, according to a person familiar with the decision.

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Original title..White House cancels Obama's African safari after plans are revealed to include a military SNIPER team 'to take out lions and cheetahs if they threaten first couple'
1 posted on 06/13/2013 8:04:58 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GQuagmire
plan includes SNIPERS take out lions,cheetahs if they threaten 1st couple

Wouldn't a couple shotgun blasts into the air do enough?

2 posted on 06/13/2013 8:06:35 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: GQuagmire

Is this a joke?


3 posted on 06/13/2013 8:07:20 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Bad Kitty ping


4 posted on 06/13/2013 8:07:45 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: KarlInOhio

Yes, Obama would be soiling himself.


5 posted on 06/13/2013 8:07:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Now playing... [ * * * Manchurian Candidate * * * ], limited engagement, 8 years...)
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To: KarlInOhio

Yeh but the first family is still planning on raping the tax payers for $40-$60 million dollars to cover their African vacay,,,,,sequester you know


6 posted on 06/13/2013 8:07:52 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: volunbeer

Yes it is—along with the first couple.........


7 posted on 06/13/2013 8:08:58 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: GQuagmire

Uh-huh. Just any excuse to bag a trophy.

They’d be in more danger from saw-scaled vipers, honestly.


8 posted on 06/13/2013 8:09:25 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: GQuagmire

Reminds me of the rumor that Benghazi Barry had the military march SANS ammunition during his 2013 inauguration walk.


9 posted on 06/13/2013 8:11:03 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: GQuagmire

Gotta watch that “wound to the head” Biblical thingy.


10 posted on 06/13/2013 8:12:55 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: KarlInOhio

Enough with the first couple crap. These two idiots should be labeled with something that describes them as a reality tv duo. Jersey Shore goes to DC thru a Hollywood set made to look like Harlem.


11 posted on 06/13/2013 8:13:06 PM PDT by free from tyranny
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To: Olog-hai

isn’t he begging for this to be the last draw when we finally go to dc and not let them bck in...isn’t really asking us to do this...that this is the last straws
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


12 posted on 06/13/2013 8:13:34 PM PDT by ldish (The Impeachment process should be getting interesting...but trust me it won't!)
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To: GQuagmire

“You heard me, I want you to take out all the lions and cheetahs that threaten the visitors here.”

“But, Sir. If we take out all the liars and cheaters, we won’t have any of those Democrats left.”


13 posted on 06/13/2013 8:13:56 PM PDT by Southern Magnolia
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To: Olog-hai

If security was forced to shoot a REAL black panther, it would be a public-relations nightmare! /s;)


14 posted on 06/13/2013 8:14:29 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: GQuagmire

Lions and tigers and bears, nuke ‘em.


15 posted on 06/13/2013 8:15:11 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of opression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: GQuagmire

While in Tanzania, maybe he can visit his roots by staying on MAFIA Island. (Yes, it really is named Mafia Island and it’s in Tanzania)


16 posted on 06/13/2013 8:15:33 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: GQuagmire

Torn to pieces and devoured by wild beasts...

We could but hope.


17 posted on 06/13/2013 8:16:45 PM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: GQuagmire

It won’t be a real safari without BWANA taking his elephant gun and claiming a trophy to bring back home.

(Teddy Roosevelt must be rolling in his grave.)

Since it was the SecDef policy that all military disarm themselves when in his presence, will they de-claw the large cats on the Serengeti for his arrival.


18 posted on 06/13/2013 8:19:29 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: GQuagmire

Cheetahs? Ahhh... yeah, right.


19 posted on 06/13/2013 8:20:18 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: GQuagmire
that could neutralize cheetahs, lions or other animals if they became a threat.'

Oh for pete's sake!

Perhaps they could stay in the vehicle? That would take care of the big cats.

If it is a rhino or elephant charge then they can spend their last few seconds saying their prayers.

And I can see it happening.

O-bummer :"Hey can we speed it up a bit? Reggie is waiting for me!"

Guide: "Sorry but there is a herd of elephants crossing the road."

O-bummer: "I know how to deal with elephants! I do it all the time in Washington. You just have to make a lot of noise and they run right off." He leans forward and hits the horn.

Guide: "Oh Shi----"

Splat!

20 posted on 06/13/2013 8:23:50 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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To: GQuagmire

Ah come on. Mallia and Dallia HAVE to be able to pet a lion.


21 posted on 06/13/2013 8:30:29 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Oh, stop it. You guys are killing me! (says the Kenyan)


22 posted on 06/13/2013 8:34:46 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: GQuagmire

23 posted on 06/13/2013 8:37:44 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: GQuagmire
Bad Kitty ping

Bad president ping.

24 posted on 06/13/2013 8:38:00 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: GQuagmire

I wonder what all the furloughed fed workers will think about this?


25 posted on 06/13/2013 8:38:02 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: GQuagmire

IIRC, President Theodore Roosevelt dealt with the same problem by shooting the predators himself.


26 posted on 06/13/2013 8:40:08 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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To: Cvengr

27 posted on 06/13/2013 8:41:41 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: GQuagmire

Wait ... wut?

28 posted on 06/13/2013 8:43:33 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: GQuagmire

Oh for the days when we had real men in the White House.


29 posted on 06/13/2013 8:45:55 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: GQuagmire

Will they be visiting headhunter villages in the Congo?


30 posted on 06/13/2013 8:46:00 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: GQuagmire
A Suitable African Wildlife Greeting for His Highness
31 posted on 06/13/2013 8:49:55 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Liberty Valance

When Obama meets with Chief Badmumbo, he will be wearing the native garb as a good will gesture.

32 posted on 06/13/2013 8:51:09 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Just one little mosquito, loaded with ebola carried to little barry, is all I ask.


33 posted on 06/13/2013 8:51:31 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Gak

34 posted on 06/13/2013 9:04:11 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: GQuagmire

Oddly enough, I was thinking along these lines just the other day....what would the Secret Service do if the President, any president, was attacked by a swarm of bees?

Run away, I suspect....


35 posted on 06/13/2013 9:04:58 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: Noumenon

Aw come on, think of the poor beasties and the hair ballz hey would have to cough up after gagging the Mooch down.


36 posted on 06/13/2013 9:07:20 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: MHGinTN
Mosquitoes don't carry Ebola.
37 posted on 06/13/2013 9:07:35 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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To: JoeDetweiler
what would the Secret Service do if the President, any president, was attacked by a swarm of bees?

They'll be in the village hotel hut, drinking voodoo juice and banging Swahili prostitutes.

38 posted on 06/13/2013 9:09:51 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: GQuagmire

There is nothing like getting away for a while with a trip back home when things start going wrong at work.


39 posted on 06/13/2013 9:11:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Free Stuff, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: free from tyranny

I, too, hate the phrase - “first couple.” It makes me gag. They might be the first couple, but I won’t type what I think regarding the category.


40 posted on 06/13/2013 9:13:05 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: GQuagmire


41 posted on 06/13/2013 9:14:16 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Free Stuff, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: GQuagmire

42 posted on 06/13/2013 9:17:21 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: Catsrus

Well, if we are being watched, I rather spit in their face than on their shoe.


43 posted on 06/13/2013 9:18:29 PM PDT by free from tyranny
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

It’s always sumpthin’


44 posted on 06/13/2013 9:19:15 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: GQuagmire

Its so surreal I feel like I’m living in a perpetual comic book plot. I can barely remember when life used to be normal.


45 posted on 06/13/2013 9:24:54 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Mortrey
Yeah but Obama IS the head of the fedgov beast, and its head has regrown how many times now?

In Greek mythology, the Lernaean Hydra (Ancient Greek: Λερναία Ὕδρα) was an ancient serpent-like chthonic water beast, with reptilian traits (as its name evinces), that possessed many heads — the poets mention more heads than the vase-painters could paint, and for each head cut off it grew two more — and poisonous breath and blood so virulent even its tracks were deadly.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lernaean_Hydra

46 posted on 06/13/2013 9:31:19 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: KarlInOhio
Wouldn't a couple shotgun blasts into the air do enough?

Yupper.


47 posted on 06/13/2013 9:33:17 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: haffast

ROFLMAO...!!!!!!!!!


48 posted on 06/13/2013 9:38:56 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: volunbeer

“Is this a joke?”

No, the Joker is going on safari.

Why is Obama in no danger of a ‘cheatah’ attack?

Answer: Professional courtesy.


49 posted on 06/13/2013 9:39:45 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: GQuagmire

"Any lion caught with a coconut will be shot"

50 posted on 06/13/2013 9:48:18 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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