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President Obama Shuns Lech Walesa
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/301474/president-obama-shuns-lech-walesa-rory-cooper ^

Posted on 06/01/2012 6:10:02 AM PDT by bryan999

According to the Wall Street Journal, Polish officials requested that Walesa accept the Medal of Freedom on behalf of Jan Karski, a member of the Polish Underground during World War II who was being honored posthumously this week. The request makes sense. Walesa and Karski shared a burning desire to rid Poland of tyrannical subjugation. But President Obama said no.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; jankarski; karski; lechwalesa; lechwalesajankarski; obama; obamatruthfile; obmamateur; poland; sourcetitlenoturl; walesa

1 posted on 06/01/2012 6:10:08 AM PDT by bryan999
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To: bryan999

Obama turned down a community organizer and big union leader? Imagine that.


2 posted on 06/01/2012 6:15:02 AM PDT by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: bryan999

Gad, I pray that this national nightmare will be over come November. Please let us take back all three branches of government.


3 posted on 06/01/2012 6:16:02 AM PDT by basil (it's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

What a typo! I meant my prayer to be to God—not Gad.

More coffee, please!


4 posted on 06/01/2012 6:17:59 AM PDT by basil (it's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: bryan999

Lech was mean to the Communists. O’s priorities are clear.


5 posted on 06/01/2012 6:18:04 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: bryan999
Shuns a champion of basic human rights who suffered for the cause of freedom but honors a socialist rabble rouser like Dolores Huerta.

Obama is despotic minded commie scum.

6 posted on 06/01/2012 6:18:14 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: bryan999

Walesa deserved his Nobel Peace Prize. obama did not.

For this reason, obama was embarrassed to be in Lech Walesa’s presence. obama is not even good enough to shine Walesa’s shoes!!!!

Let’s vote the muslim communist puppet obama OUT this November!!!!


7 posted on 06/01/2012 6:19:56 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: bryan999
Piss off communists, this is the treatment you get:


8 posted on 06/01/2012 6:20:04 AM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: csmusaret
Obama turned down a community organizer and big union leader? Imagine that.

I guess Walesa is still offensive to the Communists. Congrats to Lech - his hair may be gray but he still has his mojo.

9 posted on 06/01/2012 6:24:07 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: bryan999
Walesa and Karski were patriots
They fought to boot the Nazis and Commies out of Poland.

Obama is a traitor - He is bringing his fellow Commies into the White House.


10 posted on 06/01/2012 6:26:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If you want total security go to prison. The only thing lacking is freedom. D. D. Eisenhower)
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To: Honorary Serb

While I understand the sentiment the only current replacement, ORomney, is more of the same fail. Hes the same train wreck just happening in a different place. As i see it our nation is bereft of leaders.


11 posted on 06/01/2012 6:26:38 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: bryan999
Michelle says: No polacks in the White House. I've seen enough of them in Chicago.


12 posted on 06/01/2012 6:29:31 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: csmusaret
Obama turned down a community organizer and big union leader? Imagine that.

Very astute observation. This is material for a campaign commercial as devastating as Willie Horton.

13 posted on 06/01/2012 6:29:58 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (There has not been a conservative American government for 90 years.)
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To: Honorary Serb
obama is not even good enough to shine Walesa’s shoes!!!!

zer0 is not even good enough to be stinkily stuck to the bottom of Walesa's shoes.

14 posted on 06/01/2012 6:32:31 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: bryan999

By the day, Obama is making it easier for me to accept voting for Romney.


15 posted on 06/01/2012 6:32:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: bryan999
Lech Walesa defeated Polish Communism.

Obama is a Communist.

You expected Obama to be friendly to his bitter ideological enemy??!?

16 posted on 06/01/2012 6:33:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: PGR88

Re: post 12...

... Looks like her Hula-Hoop is too small.


17 posted on 06/01/2012 6:37:16 AM PDT by meyer (Fluke - the new "F" word)
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To: basil
It would be such a great honor to meet Lech Walesa, I can't imagine that Obama figuratively spat on him.

The people alive in my lifetime that I would have loved to meet are; Reagan, Lech Walesa, Margaret Thatcher, and Rush Limbaugh.

18 posted on 06/01/2012 6:46:42 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: bryan999

Yeah, but.............

Back in Realityville where the rest of us live, Weren’t Barry and Lech on OPPOSING SIDES???

Why give him an award?


19 posted on 06/01/2012 6:46:50 AM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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To: PGR88

What an American disgrace these people are. How sad! I hope the 2008 voter slavery shame has been sufficient repayment and America can now get back to our better purposes.


20 posted on 06/01/2012 6:49:45 AM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: bryan999

Thanks for the post.

Very revealing article. Exposes the Commie Bastard in chief.


21 posted on 06/01/2012 6:50:03 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: bryan999

Obama’s s against freedom loving people are never ending. November cannot come fast enough


22 posted on 06/01/2012 6:51:13 AM PDT by jesseam
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To: bryan999
While I would prefer a different GOP candidate, a President Romney would not shun Lech Walesa.

There is VAST difference between Romney and 0bama.

23 posted on 06/01/2012 6:56:57 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: bryan999
I recall Walesa was going to meet with Obama for a photo op in Warsaw a few years ago, until he was informed of Obama's ideological bent.

I guess the Petulant Won finally gets his revenge.

24 posted on 06/01/2012 6:57:06 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: bryan999

Lech Walesa is a long time friend of America. He loved Ronald Reagan.

Obama is an enemy of America. He hated Ronald Reagan.

Any further questions?


25 posted on 06/01/2012 7:02:00 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: bryan999
Sometimes NRO writers say some really dumb things. FTA:

Few observers are suggesting that President Obama’s written remarks noting “Polish death camps” were intentionally malicious. The comment was more likely a result of historical ignorance and careless inattention. This is the same ignorance and carelessness that would cause a president to turn away Lech Walesa and label him as “too political.”

The Hell if "Polish death camps" wasn't intentionally malicious. The deliberate snub to Walesa, one of the four great heroes of freedom, along with Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and John Paul II, who did more to destroy the Evil Empire than anyone else, shows how utterly he resents that victory, America, and anyone who contributed to that victory and how much he's committed to helping our enemies, domestic and foreign, to destroy the United Staes. That snub also shows that he deliberately used "Polish death camps" to insult our allies, the Poles, just as he deliberately insulted the Brits by returning the Churchill bust. He's an utterly contemptible subhuman anti-American traitor, communist, and secret Muslim that must be flushed out of the presidency ASAP.

26 posted on 06/01/2012 7:03:52 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: PGR88; Carry_Okie
Michelle says: No polacks in the White House. I've seen enough of them in Chicago.

A lot can be made of this. There are a lot of Proud Polish people in Illinois and Wisconsin. Romney and the 501s should run target newspaper, magazine, radio and tv ads in those areas showing Obama's treatment of the legendary Polish leader.

This could unbelievably put Illinois in play and put Wisconsin over the top.

27 posted on 06/01/2012 7:04:38 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: PGR88

Just looking at that picture makes my stomach hurt.


28 posted on 06/01/2012 7:05:03 AM PDT by Gosh I love this neighborhood
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To: bryan999

“...President Obama Shuns Lech Walesa...”

Well, of COURSE he would...

Lech Walesa fought AGAINST communists.


29 posted on 06/01/2012 7:07:30 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: C210N

Thanks for not insulting dog shit by calling it Obama. He’s a lot lower and more toxic.


30 posted on 06/01/2012 7:07:30 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: libstripper

Obama is OAD. OAD = OAnalDischargula


31 posted on 06/01/2012 7:11:17 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Carry_Okie; FreeAtlanta
This is material for a campaign commercial as devastating as Willie Horton.

It would send a very powerful message! But there is no way that the Romney team would use it, or allow it to be used.

Romney's team is like McCain's team in 2008. They won't attack Obama where he's really vulnerable.

32 posted on 06/01/2012 7:18:26 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: bryan999

The day “O” got a Nobel prize was the day that all prior and future recipients ought to be given 10 each!!!


33 posted on 06/01/2012 7:23:21 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Leaning Right
After seeing Romney at Solyndra yesterday, I have to disagree with you on his willingness to fight and hit Obama where it hurts.

I think Obama and Axelrod were expecting another withering McCain, too, but they are reeling with Romney's punches and counter punches.

34 posted on 06/01/2012 7:23:53 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: FreeAtlanta

As a commenter on the original article said, Walesa should take Obama’s snub as a badge of honor. Among those Obama has insulted are Winston Churchill, The Queen of England, Benjamin Natanyahu and the Dalai Lama.

I would join that group any day!


35 posted on 06/01/2012 7:34:08 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: 556x45

Maybe so.

But Romney is not likely to insult the Polish nation TWICE in the same week!!

And his chances of getting a Nobel Peace Prize merely for being elected President are zero. That will give him a lot less temptation to be arrogant than obama.


36 posted on 06/01/2012 8:14:53 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: bryan999

Fascism and Socialism are both forms of Hegelianism, a belief that society can best be governed by combining legislative, executive, and judicial powers under one central committee.

Both forms reject an omniscient, omnipotent God.

In so doing they reject God’s authority and morality including the unalienable-inalienable rights of all free peoples and embrace the morality of a Dear Leader, e.g Stalin, Hitler.


37 posted on 06/01/2012 8:25:27 AM PDT by jody2
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To: bryan999

Makes sense. Walesa and Maobama are on opposite sides(Walesa being good and Maobama being bad of course).


38 posted on 06/01/2012 9:40:21 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: bryan999
Just found this:

But on Friday (May 2011), Walesa once again answered the call to duty and announced he would not accept fellow Nobel Peace laureate President Obama's invitation to meet with him in Poland after the G-8 Summit in France.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2726286/posts

This may be part of the reason Obama dissed him.

39 posted on 06/02/2012 6:56:51 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next scoop about Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren)
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