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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 09:29 AM

Obama On Schwarzkopf: ‘We’ve Lost An American Original’

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IGOR BOBIC 7:57 AM EST, FRIDAY DECEMBER 28, 2012

President Obama issued the following statement praising U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf after reports of his death on Thursday night:

With the passing of General Norman Schwarzkopf, we've lost an American original. From his decorated service in Vietnam to the historic liberation of Kuwait and his leadership of United States Central Command, General Schwarzkopf stood tall for the country and Army he loved. Our prayers are with the Schwarzkopf family, who tonight can know that his legacy will endure in a nation that is more secure because of his patriotic service.

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DonViejo Dec 2012 OP
Demeter Dec 2012 #1
amuse bouche Dec 2012 #2
Crowman1979 Dec 2012 #3
Catherina Dec 2012 #4
Gregorian Dec 2012 #5

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:22 AM

1. No great loss, IMHO

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Response to Demeter (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:28 AM

2. Agreed

A company I worked for about 10 years ago, hired him as a keynote speaker and paid him 10K for a very,....very long 30 minute motivational speech

It was the most juvenile, boring speech I ever heard. "be a winner...win...win...win"

I was shocked. There was no there...there

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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:55 AM

4. I can't wait to hear his gushing praise when Bush Sr finally kicks it n/t

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Response to Catherina (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 12:46 PM

5. It seems they only survive if they don't rock the boat.

I would bet money that Obama is saying one thing and thinking another.

Don't rock the boat. That's why nothing good happens in Wash.

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