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Obama Gives British PM a Grill…
weasel zippers ^ | 3/14/12 | zip

Posted on 03/14/2012 1:06:57 PM PDT by Nachum

I guess it’s better than the iPod filled with his speeches he gave to the Queen.

(ABC News) — President and First Lady Obama gifted UK Prime Minister and Mrs. Cameron a one-of-a-kind Braten 1000 Series Grill hand made by Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers of Paxton, Ill.

The grill normally retails for $1,895, but this one cost significantly more not only because it was a nicer version, but because the White House insisted that every part of the grill be American-made.

Kyle Bloomstrand, vice president of Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers, tells ABC News that the body of the grill is the same one as is always for sale, but that since normally some of the parts in their upscale grill are made in other countries, that had to change for this official White House gift. Everything in this custom-made grill was “Made in America,” which required some parts – the wheels, for instance – to be custom-made.

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To: Mich Patriot
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So Obama, wanting to give a “made in the US” gift, gives this grill...but first he has to mandate that all the parts of THIS ONE (unlike the others) be made in the US.

61 posted on 03/14/2012 2:32:52 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Limbaugh: Tim Tebow miracle: "He had atheists praying to God that he would lose.")
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To: bert

Is it Ridgewood? I agree that’s good!


62 posted on 03/14/2012 2:40:25 PM PDT by pnz1
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To: PetroniusMaximus

ROFL! You owe me a new keyboard!


63 posted on 03/14/2012 2:43:04 PM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: matt1234

American DVDs are playable ,as long as you ‘unlock’ your player with a code sequence first. i.e. tray open, enter code ,tray shut.
Hardware stores sell all the connecters and plugs needed to convert anything from US to UK specs ,be it gas or electric.
There was a picture a few years ago in a paper of David Cameron operating a grill.

Cheers.


64 posted on 03/14/2012 2:55:26 PM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: Nachum

GADS! are Americans really able, now to make a whole something without the help of other countries???????? WOW!
So why can’t the manufacturer make the whole thing himself?
For Americans.


65 posted on 03/14/2012 3:05:04 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: mass55th
I don't care about paying for official gifts, that has been standard practice for ever. But a grill? From a shiney suited Chicago thug? How incongruous. How absurd. The Brits must be quite sure by now that our "president" is mentally defective.
66 posted on 03/14/2012 3:08:51 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Dixie Yooper
That's it? What a joke. You can find better in the backyards of unemployed steelworkers in Parma Ohio.
67 posted on 03/14/2012 3:15:57 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Nachum
President and First Lady Obama gifted UK Prime Minister and Mrs. Cameron a one-of-a-kind Braten 1000 Series Grill hand made by Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers of Paxton, Ill.

Anyone wanting a fancy grill should check the airport dumpsters after the Prime Minister departs ;-)

68 posted on 03/14/2012 3:17:00 PM PDT by varon (Congress is a sanctuary for political criminals)
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To: max americana
The PM was probably was expecting an “upgrade” from the DVD’s 3 years ago to a Blu Ray player...

The Queen probably wants to trade up to this ...


69 posted on 03/14/2012 3:37:47 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Nachum

Wonder how many Solar Panels it will take to get the grill up to temp? Being as Barry hates anything but “Clean” Energy sources.....


70 posted on 03/14/2012 3:43:56 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: Dixie Yooper
This thread is useless without at least a picture of the type of grill he gave the PM... He might wear mommy jeans, but he did pretty good with the grill.

Cameron woulda liked this one better ...


71 posted on 03/14/2012 3:45:24 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: hinckley buzzard
The Brits must be quite sure by now that our "president" is mentally defective.

"'Ees gone off his bloody rocker, 'eee 'as."

72 posted on 03/14/2012 3:48:10 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Hodar

There is that, and I wonder if the recipient has a known interest in cooking or grilling, too. Looks like a pretty nice unit...I have a couple friends who enjoy culinary adventures and would LOVE one of these.

(He’s still a jug eared jackass, but I have to agree with those who say this is a nice gift.)


73 posted on 03/14/2012 3:53:04 PM PDT by Fire_on_High (WTB new tagline, PST!)
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To: Hodar

“Besides, isn’t there a Protocol Agent that could advise you on these matters?”

You mean one of his donors or Chicago lackeys he hired?

Naaaahhhhh...

I wouldn’t let anyone in his circle wipe my dog’s butt.


74 posted on 03/14/2012 4:00:27 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Dixie Yooper

I just found the pics; didn’t go thru it far enough first time. Thanks, DY.


75 posted on 03/14/2012 4:04:23 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry Obummer and another 4yrs of Hell, anyday!)
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To: pnz1

Yes , Ridgewood


76 posted on 03/14/2012 4:15:26 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: bert

summer before last my kids came from North Carolina and wanted to go to Ridgewood for Bar b q. We went for lunch.

In the room where we were there was a commotion and the Fire Rescue came in with a stretcher and loaded up a man and sirens blaring took him off to a hospital. We was like me, grandad.

His wife accompanied him

The forty something children stayed and finished their Bar B Q.......... it was Ridgewood!!

True story


77 posted on 03/14/2012 4:20:41 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Hodar
Credit where due ...

This is a NICE gift. It’s American made, it’s a quality product, it’s something that the recipient can actually use when he gets home.

I think this is a nice gift. Beats the hell out of the other crap he had given. This shows that he is learning, albeit very late in the game.

I agree that this is a nice and, indeed, an appropriate gift.

I checked the menu for tonight's state dinner, and it is also appropriate.

78 posted on 03/14/2012 5:24:01 PM PDT by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: katana
The British are well known for their love of outdoor cooking. Mary Tudor was especially famed for her marinated flame boiled Protestant.

One of my rare evenings with a generous shot of Hiram Walker Special Old Rye Whisky. I almost choked with laughter at your observation. True, very true nonetheless.

I wonder if the two worthy gentlemen drink whisky? The world situation may well drive them to it.

79 posted on 03/14/2012 6:39:00 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: Fellow Traveler
Should have gone with a big green egg.

I want one!

80 posted on 03/15/2012 3:04:01 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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