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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama should land at Palm Springs International Airport at about 6 p.m. Friday, straight from a visit to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. Saturday, they’ll jump over to Laguna Beach for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser, followed by the commencement address to UC Irvine’s Class of 2014 at Angel Stadium, which wraps up at 1 p.m.
Work work work. When does Obama ever find the time to pump iron?
That puts the Obamas back in the desert at about 2 p.m. Saturday. They will stay for Father’s Day, before flying home to Washington, D.C., mid-morning on Monday. It’s unclear if their daughters, Malia and Sasha, will tag along.
What is Obama’s plan here in the Coachella Valley? Presumably a short vacation, and likely a round of golf or two – though the details remain fuzzy.
It’s the president’s third desert visit since June, 2013, though the first time accompanied by his wife…
originally posted by: gladtobehere
a reply to: IAMTAT
We already destroyed that country enough.
If history is any kind of a teacher, in all likelihood, the US is funding this latest "insurgency".
And lets not act as though we've left. We have an "embassy" which houses 4,000. Not to mention the 20 or s0 MEGA bases.
Bush Vacations While Soldiers Die
by Bill Gallagher
The worst commander in chief in American history is relaxing, escaping from reality, and enjoying his five-week vacation down on the ranch. Maybe he should spend a little time reviewing his war plan for prevailing in Iraq, thinking of a way to end the carnage and get U.S. troops home safely.
Such a review is clearly in order, but don't count on this commander in chief questioning his own judgments and actually considering the possibility that he's made horrible mistakes and miscalculations.
originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: WhiteAlice
Obama's top Generals DID see ISIS coming...He just chose to ignore them.
There is no way on this Earth ISIS/ISIL takes Baghdad..IF they take the Capital..and leaves THAT city within a city to stand alone. I can't see it, even as a self enlightened interests thing. These terrorists hate us far too much. - See more at: www.abovetopsecret.com...
originally posted by: Wrabbit2000
a reply to: youdidntseeme
Wow.. we're back to "But but but!! What did you say during Bush??" Really??
George Bush *WAS* slammed hard and early on for the appearance of recreation while young men fought and died on a distant battlefield. He WAS called to task on it and he DID adjust his personal routine to be a little less 'in our faces' about the fact he was special and we most definitely are not.
Now Obama can own HIS accomplishments (and there are some) as well as his screw-ups and plain failures by his own leadership limitations or inability to choose the right people to delegate things to. Either way, the buck stops in * O N E * place and that place doesn't have Bush on the mailbox anymore..