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Obama skips Gettysburg events because of Obamacare (Sure!)
Yahoo News ^ | 11/19/13 | Oliver Knox

Posted on 11/19/2013 9:45:09 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway

President Barack Obama is skipping events marking 150 years since Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. This shouldn't be a huge shock. Yes, Obama has sometimes embraced the opportunity to compare himself to Lincoln. And what a historical opportunity to miss: The nation’s first black president honoring Lincoln’s legacy in person. But parks officials point out that the last sitting president to attend a Nov. 19 event in Gettysburg was Rutherford B. Hayes. No, what’s surprising is the White House's apparent explanation for Obama’s decision to turn down an invitation offered months ago: It’s Obamacare’s fault. Specifically, the HealthCare.gov debacle.

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TOPICS: US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: 150thanniversary; aca; anniversary; gettysburgaddress; snub

1 posted on 11/19/2013 9:45:09 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

It’s OBAMA’S fault!


2 posted on 11/19/2013 9:45:59 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

There are no golf courses in Gettysburg Pennsylvania?


3 posted on 11/19/2013 9:50:12 AM PST by Stosh
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

He does not belong there, anyway.


4 posted on 11/19/2013 9:50:48 AM PST by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway



5 posted on 11/19/2013 9:53:38 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: ryan71
He does not belong there, anyway.

His cloven hooves should never have made imprints there.
6 posted on 11/19/2013 9:54:33 AM PST by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Obama doesn’t belong there. He would desecrate hollowed ground. He would spoil the whole event.


7 posted on 11/19/2013 9:54:38 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Good.


8 posted on 11/19/2013 9:56:20 AM PST by OLDCU
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Pity. It would have been a perfect venue to announce the re-institution of slavery.


9 posted on 11/19/2013 9:58:20 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: laplata

True!...He would say something stupid like: “If I could speak to Lincoln today I would advise him blah blah blah blah!


10 posted on 11/19/2013 9:58:28 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
From 19 days ago:

Obama diss: President snubs historic Gettysburg 150th anniversary ceremony

This has nothing to do with the Website train wreck. Since the roll out, Obama has attended nine political fundraisers and has had six golf outings.

11 posted on 11/19/2013 10:01:58 AM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“If they would have had The ACA, Mary Todd Lincoln would have been able to get mental health treatment.”


12 posted on 11/19/2013 10:06:07 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

lincoln was a republican you know.


13 posted on 11/19/2013 10:07:06 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I for one would not want him there to desecrate that honorable site. He has no honor in him.


14 posted on 11/19/2013 10:13:08 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

It is a very good thing that the Muslim/Communist did not show up.


15 posted on 11/19/2013 10:17:12 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

He would have turned it into a political clownshow. “If Lincoln were alive today, he would advise Americans to sign up for obamacare!”


16 posted on 11/19/2013 10:20:05 AM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

What’s more, Obama was recorded reading the Gettysburg Address omitting the words, “under God”. (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3093077/posts?q=1&;page=51)


17 posted on 11/19/2013 10:21:44 AM PST by fhayek
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Like we’re supposed to believe this lazy arrogant fool is actually working on anything. I wouldn’t be surprised if he hides in his office most of the day, watching tv and trying to look busy.


18 posted on 11/19/2013 10:26:07 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“Obama skips Gettysburg “

He couldn’t memorize the address.


19 posted on 11/19/2013 10:26:35 AM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

He knew he would b booed.


20 posted on 11/19/2013 10:27:49 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Auley)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

If he got booed by a bunch of college students on a liberal campus in Maryland, you can just imagine how the sorts of patriots who would show up to commemorate Gettysburg would greet him.


21 posted on 11/19/2013 10:31:18 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Why is he not going - really?


22 posted on 11/19/2013 10:33:37 AM PST by mom.mom
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To: Hoodat

He probably just found out Lincoln was a Republican.


23 posted on 11/19/2013 10:39:47 AM PST by sportutegrl (Go suck on a slurpee, Obama)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Yes, even the President is so fervently working on the fix, he is in the back room rewriting code 12 hrs a day.


24 posted on 11/19/2013 10:42:19 AM PST by lurk
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To: AngelesCrestHighway


25 posted on 11/19/2013 11:28:13 AM PST by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Obama skips Gettysburg events because of Obamacare

Yeah, because we all know Obozo is the one working on fixing the website./s

26 posted on 11/19/2013 2:24:17 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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