Skip to comments."Monster" Colorado wildfire rages; Obama plans visit
Posted on 06/27/2012 7:20:51 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
(Reuters) - Firefighters struggled on Wednesday to beat back a fiercely aggressive wildfire raging at the edge of Colorado Springs that has forced at least 35,000 people from their homes and was nipping at the edges of the U.S. Air Force Academy.
The so-called Waldo Canyon Fire, fanned by gusting winds, has gutted an unknown number of homes on the wooded fringes of Colorado's second-most populous city and prompted more evacuations as flames roared out of control for a fifth day.
President Barack Obama plans to pay a visit to the area on Friday to view the damage, the White House said.
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And yet BHO still won Colorado in 2008.
Most likely a fly over on the way to a California fund raiser. Just a publicity stunt but it’ll be disruptive nonetheless.
Think Dear Leader has the strength to start a chain saw or the ability to have water hit him without melting? He won’t be helping.
You got that right. He can’t appear uninterested.
What’s he gonna do, spit on it? Blame Bush?
These fires would be more controllable if 0blaba worked
on getting the EPA out of the forest.
You know, actually did something right.
Hickenlooper is a total bozo he hasn’t even requested a declaration of a disaster area for the state and he thinks Obama is so cool the moment he sets food on Colorado ground .... poof... the fires will all go out.....
with the plane carrying a banner requesting money and a number to call with credit card ready.
“This is a very conservative area.”
I grew up in this area and it was a conservative right to work state. Then the liberals, environmentalist, hippies and wacos moved in and took over. The state is now very liberal in the urban areas and will go Obama in November.
Or a fund raiser with the Hollyweird elite in Vail or Aspen.
We’ll see but I’m afraid you’re probably right.
I’m in S W Colo. (La Plata County) and 0bama is losing ground here.
Same thing has been happening to Texas over the past 15 years or so. This also used to be a great state, but now is getting close to a take over by the Progressives, hippies (Austin, TX), queers (Dallas, Houston, Austin), feminists, marixist supporters, etc, etc, etc....
Great, everywhere he goes disaster follows. What happens when he visits a disaster already happening?
Rahm Emanuel, "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste"
"DENVER President Barack Obama will fly to Colorado Springs Friday to tour the scene of the Waldo Canyon Fire, which continues to ravage homes and forest on the edge of Colorados second most populous city.
The President called Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach on Friday to be updated on the fires burning across the state and to inform them of his plan to visit the fire lines Friday, the White House confirmed.
The President reiterated his administrations focus, through the US Forest Service as well as the Department of Interior and FEMA, on continuing to bring all resources to bear to assist local responders in Colorado and a number of Western States currently being impacted by fires, according to the White House...."
Some men just want to watch the world burn.
Obviously you’ve never lit a fart.
According to my friend who is an air traffic controller in San Jose - yes
Damn is there no end to this?
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