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Barack Obama's knife in the back over the Falklands should be a wake-up call for David Cameron
Telegraph ^ | April 19th, 2012 | Nile Gardiner

Posted on 04/19/2012 3:07:38 PM PDT by george76

Barack Obama has no interest in standing with Britain over the Falklands

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Barack Obama's latest knife in the back for Britain – and there have been many - should be a wake-up call for David Cameron, whose recent trip to Washington was an undignified exercise in hero-worship toward a Left-wing president who doesn't even like the British. The prime minister should understand that Barack Obama is no friend of Britain and never will be. And nor is his Secretary of State, who has actively backed Argentina's calls for UN-brokered negotiations between London and Buenos Aires over the sovereignty of the islands.

The Obama presidency has beeen the most anti-British US administration of modern times. No amount of photo-ops at college basketball games, glamorous flights on Air Force One, or lavish state dinners stuffed full of Democrat fundraisers and donors will change that. To Mr Obama, the Prime Minister is little more than a convenient campaign prop: a compliant figure to roll out to the US media to give the impression he actually has friends on the world stage. It is time for David Cameron's reckless adulation of the Obama White House to come to an end.

President Obama doesn't believe in the Special Relationship, and this was clearly on display in Colombia. Britain's true friends in America are on the Right, not the Left. It is American conservatives who are the natural allies of Britain, not the big-government liberals currently occupying the White House,

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: argentina; cameron; davidcameron; falklands

1 posted on 04/19/2012 3:07:41 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

The Brits are properly pissed off, as am I.


2 posted on 04/19/2012 3:10:30 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (The only flaw is that America doesn't recognize Cyber's omniscience. -- sergeantdave)
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To: george76
ah...the ‘Maldives’

he may send the Marine ‘Corpse’ to help the Argentinians.

3 posted on 04/19/2012 3:11:49 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: george76

Las Islas Malvinas?

Was this part of counting up to 57 states? I’m surprised a dog-eating Indonesian half-Kenyan wouldn’t know the difference between Maldives and Malvinas.


4 posted on 04/19/2012 3:15:29 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: george76

Hey, you would have thought they got the message when BO threw out that bust of Churchill that has been given as a gift to the Whitehouse!


5 posted on 04/19/2012 3:21:29 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: george76
Oh no! These boys are the best of friends! Didn't Bammy tuck lil Davie into beddy when Davie was having a sleep-over a month or so ago?

Lil Bammy would never be a double-crossing SOB, would he? Especially to his very best British friends. Bammy has always liked the British so much, and has always gone out of his way to show it.

6 posted on 04/19/2012 3:23:27 PM PDT by mojito
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To: OldNewYork

Yup, and while the media raked Dan Quayle over the coals for weeks (months?) for adding an ‘e’ to the end of ‘potato’ during an impromptu moment,’ I have heard nary a hue nor cry from the media regarding Obama’s criminal lack of knowledge about geography in a prepared speech.


7 posted on 04/19/2012 3:25:02 PM PDT by missycocopuffs
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To: george76
I agree with the major theme of comments on the Telegraph article

"Pull our troops out of Afghanistan next week, and tell Obama they are needed to reinforce the Falklands garrison."

Obama is an ass.

8 posted on 04/19/2012 3:25:12 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: george76
Best friends forever!
9 posted on 04/19/2012 3:29:26 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: Vaquero

Or the national guard units from all fifty states


10 posted on 04/19/2012 3:31:19 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: missycocopuffs

Very true. Most here know why. I hope we all live long enough to laugh about this.


11 posted on 04/19/2012 3:31:45 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: george76

Very interesting blog. I lost all interest in Cameron when he was rude to Bush the Younger during his last months in office. And the fact that my socialist/old labour friends in England like him makes me uncomfortable. Now Ken the Red Livingstone is running for mayor of London again!


12 posted on 04/19/2012 3:32:44 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: george76

The Brits should check back with us in 2013 before writing us off.


13 posted on 04/19/2012 3:37:59 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Vaquero
To Barack Obama from the children of the Falklands....
14 posted on 04/19/2012 3:40:52 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: muir_redwoods

I meant all fifty-seven states

Old habits die hard for me I guess


15 posted on 04/19/2012 3:46:13 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: george76
Many of my husband's British relatives LOVE Obama. But then, they are Soxilaists so it is understandable.
16 posted on 04/19/2012 4:00:13 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: george76

*Socialists*


17 posted on 04/19/2012 4:00:54 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: george76

Will Cameron be willing to risk being tossed under 0bungle’s bus and miss out on the chance of getting an I-pod loaded with The Won’s speeches?


18 posted on 04/19/2012 4:05:45 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Dogbert41
Can only think that Cameron believes the old adage "keep your friends close and your enemies closer".

Obama is no friend to Britain.

19 posted on 04/19/2012 4:06:59 PM PDT by Churchillspirit
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To: missycocopuffs
...while the media raked Dan Quayle over the coals for weeks (months?) for adding an ‘e’ to the end of ‘potato’ during an impromptu moment...

I read that Dan was handed cards with the words printed on them. He was reading what some teacher spelled. I truly hate the left and the MSM.

20 posted on 04/19/2012 4:18:28 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks Right-Wing.)
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To: muir_redwoods
TO: Comrade muir_redwood
FROM: Comrade Obama_Noid, USS of A(United Socialist States of Americaan) ReEducation Specialist 3rd Class
RE: Misapplication of USS of A history

Comrade muir_redwood,

It has come to our attention that you have misapplied one of the immutable tenets of USS of A history by only referring to the 50 lesser states of the
USS of A that were reluctantly granted membership to the USS of A at the time of the accession of our Supreme Commander, Barack Obama to his lifetime position.

In reviewing our records, we note that you are in year four of your seven year re-education series. This serious lapse of your faithful knowledge to our divine history will require you to return to year two, week five of your studies.

Your instructors have been notified of your changed status and this will be reflected in your new seat assignments when you return next week to ReEducation Camp Kenya so that your studies may be continued.

In order to show your contrition over this lapse in devotional memory, you will only be allowed to drive your Obama Volt 7 miles per day instead of your allotted 20 miles per day until you have shown the proper improvement in your attention to USS of A history.

Thank Obama for all that we have,

Comrade Obama_Noid, USS of A ReEducation Specialist 3rd Class

21 posted on 04/19/2012 4:37:09 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Recon Dad

Not to be a stickler, but this kid is Dutch. His finger is pointed at the Ajax fans.


22 posted on 04/19/2012 4:54:01 PM PDT by gusty
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To: Delta Dawn

It seems almost normal that there is no sarc tag. It rings almost true.


23 posted on 04/19/2012 4:59:47 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: george76

The Brits are committing national suicide quite fine all on their own. I guess Obama would still prefer to hurry it along.


24 posted on 04/19/2012 5:01:31 PM PDT by wrencher
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To: gusty

Not to be a stickler, but this kid is Dutch. His finger is pointed at the Ajax fans.

Picky,picky.....it’s the thought that counts. (do you know how hard it is to find a kid from the Falklands giving the finger to anybody)!


25 posted on 04/19/2012 5:07:34 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: TangoLimaSierra

You are so right. I had forgotten that part of the story...must be that the MSM hammering of the Quayle-as-dummy narrative warped my recollection of the whole affair! Thanks for the correction :)


26 posted on 04/19/2012 7:41:29 PM PDT by missycocopuffs
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To: george76
>I?The Obama presidency has beeen the most anti-British US administration of modern times since James Madison's.
27 posted on 04/19/2012 8:30:32 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: george76
(Art.) It is American conservatives who are the natural allies of Britain, not the big-government liberals currently occupying the White House,....

"Big-government liberals" are longtime friends and supporters of the "Special Relationship" .... people like Hubert Humphrey and "Scoop" Jackson.

The people the author is talking about aren't liberals at all. They're "progs": neo-Communists, Stalinists. They're no friends of the West at all, neither Britain nor the U.S.

28 posted on 04/20/2012 6:50:17 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Recon Dad
Sorry, but the kid's team blazon makes him a little Dutchman from Rotterdam.
29 posted on 04/20/2012 6:51:45 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: gusty
His finger is pointed at the Ajax fans.

How did you infer the name of the opposing team?!

30 posted on 04/20/2012 6:57:20 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: miss marmelstein
Now Ken the Red Livingstone is running for mayor of London again!

What, the poofty Red guy? That would be fascinating .... why, he'd qualify, if he's buff and cut, for bunking-in privileges at the White House (no Blair House exile for our new BFF's!) .... which would make Reggie very sad and jealous. We'd have the makings of a real soaper for the Fleet Street boys!

31 posted on 04/20/2012 7:02:36 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: OldNewYork
I’m surprised a dog-eating Indonesian half-Kenyan wouldn’t know the difference between Maldives and Malvinas.

Is that why two carrier battle groups turned up riding at anchor in the Maldives?

32 posted on 04/20/2012 7:05:21 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus

The anti-semite Red Ken is not to be confused with anti-semite traitor George Galloway who enjoys wearing a cat suit on tv. We have some weird pols here in the West!


33 posted on 04/20/2012 7:22:10 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: lentulusgracchus
Is that why two carrier battle groups turned up riding at anchor in the Maldives?

Well, I understand that Bush and Kearsarge are listed as being in the Atlantic, but only one of 'em is CVAN/part of a Battle Group and none of those guys like to spend too much time "riding at anchor".

Real hard to conduct Flight Ops, y'know. Which makes everybody tense. They're just too big a target if they sit still for too long.

You wouldn't care to share where you got that tidbit, would you?

34 posted on 04/20/2012 9:56:08 AM PDT by Unrepentant VN Vet ((273 and a wakeup) Truth, I know, always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition.)
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To: OldNewYork
I’m surprised a dog-eating Indonesian half-Kenyan wouldn’t know the difference between Maldives and Malvinas.

Why should he? The Falklands do not have any Obama voters among the people who live there. They are White People, therefore Bad People.

What is going unreported is that our fearlessly ineligible leader was openly mocked at this Conference. Left-wingTyrants he adores, like Fidel, Chavez, and Morales think he is an unmitigated idiot.

35 posted on 04/20/2012 4:03:16 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (So, Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out if Obama is a Natural Born Citizen?)
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To: Vaquero
ah...the ‘Maldives’

that's Malvinas, las Islas Manvinas to the Argentinians

36 posted on 04/20/2012 6:18:52 PM PDT by webheart
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet
You wouldn't care to share where you got that tidbit, would you?

It was a joke, old son, and an extension of the other guy's joke about Oblivet confusing the "Malvinas" (Falklands) with the Maldives, which are in a different ocean.

37 posted on 04/20/2012 6:45:59 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: webheart

Yes it is the Malvinas

But NO ...zer0bama (Buttwad that he is) speaking in Argentina called them the Maldives...hence my comparison using the word corpse rather than corps(another recent screwup from the messiah)


38 posted on 04/21/2012 5:07:11 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: lentulusgracchus

“Is that why two carrier battle groups turned up riding at anchor in the Maldives?”

Haha. Maybe.


39 posted on 04/22/2012 2:54:35 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Kenny Bunk

“Left-wingTyrants he adores, like Fidel, Chavez, and Morales think he is an unmitigated idiot.”

Interesting...

They should know, of course.


40 posted on 04/22/2012 2:56:30 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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