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Rouhani tweets inside dish
on Obama phone call

NBC News, by Becky Bratu and Michael O´Brien

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 9/27/2013 5:37:27 PM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had finished his last meetings in New York Friday and was in a car headed to the airport when President Barack Obama called. (Snip) The Iranian press office added: "The Iranian and U.S. presidents underlined the need for a political will for expediting resolution of West´s standoff with Iran over the latter´s nuclear program. President Rouhani and President Obama stressed the necessity for mutual cooperation on different regional issues." For his part, Rouhani took to Twitter to reveal what the two leaders discussed.

Comments:
Tweets are included with article. Sorry but I am underwhelmed.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 9/27/2013 5:44:20 PM     (No. 9540015)

Barry desperately trying to get this mook on the phone before he left U.S. soil is reminiscent of the time Madeline Albright went running after that other terrorist, Yassir Arafat, as he left the negotiating table so she could say they agreed on something.

My country has become an international laughing stock.....thanks again 0bama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/27/2013 5:48:58 PM     (No. 9540025)

Stalker President. Pathetic.

´Talk to me pleeeeeeeease!´

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 9/27/2013 5:49:42 PM     (No. 9540028)

Obama is the world´s biggest sucker. He is going to get a lot of people killed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 9/27/2013 6:06:50 PM     (No. 9540062)

So, Barack Hussein Obama will call the Iranian leader but not the Republican Speaker of the House. Got it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/27/2013 6:10:11 PM     (No. 9540072)

The Secret Service detail escorting Rouhani to JFK surely had instructions to call Obama with the Iranian´s cell phone # (part of security) so that Obama could place a hurried phone call to the limo. Fact that Obama had to call Rouhani is bad enough, but he had to call the Iranian when Rouhani couldn´t say he was "in a meeting" or "having dinner with real world leaders" is a total embarrassment for the US. Obama will allow Iran to develop, test and deploy nuclear bombs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: avital2, 9/27/2013 6:11:42 PM     (No. 9540076)

rouhani senses blood in the water and weakness.......and decides to toy with O. it has to be a game - international sport - for him, for he knows that they have been successful getting delays to buy them time to complete their program without any effort whatsoever.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 9/27/2013 6:20:12 PM     (No. 9540088)

I´m sure Netanyahu would like to tweet something to Barry. You wouldn´t be able to reprint it here.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/27/2013 7:03:00 PM     (No. 9540140)

I suppose that after communicating with Obama, the Iranian leader had some more stuff painted on the side of his missiles. Death to America and Death to Israel were already there so he had ´USA leader is Incoherent Wimp´ added.

I want to object to the first two listed, but agree with the third one. I bet the translator didn´t understand a word the Tele-prompter said.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 9/27/2013 7:16:40 PM     (No. 9540164)

I want to hear a recording of the telephone conversation. Otherwise I don´t believe it happened as ´the won´ says. Rouhani snubbed him before, so why should we believe all of a sudden they are great pals.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 9/27/2013 9:32:07 PM     (No. 9540286)

I´m sorry but these tweet things are so irritating and childish. Reminds me of kindergarteners.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: RoanokeStar, 9/27/2013 11:51:46 PM     (No. 9540377)

Rouhani is just another of those fake Obama followers on Twitter, in my humble opinion.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: seal010101, 9/28/2013 6:54:19 AM     (No. 9540586)

Rouhani
We need to go now.
Obama
OK. Who´s going to hang up first?
Rouhani
What?
Obama
You hang up first.
Rouhani
OK. (Click)
Obama
Did you hang up? Hello? Hello? He hung up. I love you! (Click)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: planetgeo, 9/28/2013 7:08:01 AM     (No. 9540608)

Somebody please run their tweets through a Secret Muslim Decoder Ring. I´m guessing it will come out as: "All is going according to plan. The caliphate is almost here. Nice work, Sheik Obama. And remember: taqiyah, taqiyah, taqiyah. "

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 9/28/2013 7:53:24 AM     (No. 9540652)

I´d like to hear the actual recording of that "conversation". I´m assuming Rouhani speaks Farsi and Obama English. Do either speak the other´s language literally or figuratively?
Beyond that it´s all so pathetically demeaning to the office of POTUS and the country.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Adam, 9/28/2013 8:00:01 AM     (No. 9540659)

Obama chases this weirdo around the U.N. desperate for a handshake and when he doesn´t get one is desperate for a phone call. POTUS is like some love sick adolescent. We are now the pitiful helpless giant Nixon warned we would be. Say what you want about Nixon but we were respected internationally under him. And under Reagan and, yes, under both Bushes. Sometimes hated but respected. We are more of a laughing stock now than we were under Carter and that´s saying something. Clinton --- CLINTON --- engendered more respect than does Obama. Teddy Roosevelt is rolling in his grave.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 9/28/2013 8:01:11 AM     (No. 9540661)

Oh brother.

1. Obama calls Rouhani, not the other way around.

2. Nothing of substance gets said or done.

3. Obama´s 3-time Rouhani snub must have seriously hurt (a) Obama´s ego or (b) his standing in America and across the word, or (c) his already damaged credibility.

I see a light at the end of this dark, dark tunnel and am beginning to hope that the commentators who claim Obama´s reign of terror is coming to an end maybe actually be right.

You don´t let snubs like that go if you are an egomaniacal head of State who wants absolute power over your people and their land and their freedom. Obama couldn´t afford to let the snub stand for his ego´s sake and for his socialist aspirations´ sake.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: guybee, 9/28/2013 8:14:15 AM     (No. 9540677)

I didn´t know you could tweet Farsi and have it translated. Interesting.

Oh, you can´t! Does that mean Learner translated it? Or Hillary? Or who? Obviously trustworthy, just like all the lies about Benghazi, IRS, NSA, etc.

Probably never happened.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable, 9/28/2013 8:15:56 AM     (No. 9540679)

So have they stopped the centrifuges? No more production of weapons grade plutonium? No more long range missile tests? Barry Sotero, not only are you a First Class Traitor, you are a total fool.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: TigerLilly, 9/28/2013 8:20:48 AM     (No. 9540689)

#13, I´m with you, all code. The message all depends on how you read it. I have zero trust in 0bomber.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: strike3, 9/28/2013 8:55:07 AM     (No. 9540745)

Well, it was nice being the greatest country in the world for a short time. Now we are the greatest embarrassment on the face of the earth thanks to a bumbling, childish, third world Marxist who has no clue what he´s doing.

It´s ironic that obama´s greatest concern is his legacy. He trashed that in his first year.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 9/28/2013 9:29:24 AM     (No. 9540799)

New form of Diplomatic Communication:
Twit to Twit.
One twit, tweets
Two twits, Twitter.

How can diplomacy be resolved in 140 characters? Obama cannot say "Hello" in less than 5 minutes. The Iranians are ROFLTAO. While they waltz Zippy around. He has made the USA a global laughingstock.






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Reply 22 - Posted by: Stryker714, 9/28/2013 9:35:21 AM     (No. 9540814)

Oh sure: more of Obama´s bizarro world. As likely to have happened as a stalker announcing that not only did his victim drop charges, she also loves him, wants to date him. lol. The charade sounds like a damage control after thought by Valerie Jarret.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bearcat, 9/28/2013 9:47:21 AM     (No. 9540833)

Just another of Obama´s faux tweeters. I seriously doubt R speaks English well enough to tweet in English.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/28/2013 9:48:45 AM     (No. 9540838)

Aside from the burning question ´´What kind of adult Tweets??´´ I am at a loss to understand what either dictator hopes to accomplish because the Lo-Fos in the US are already licking Obama´s boots (at least boots) and helping media polish his apples. The people in Iran are at the very least wary of their newest dictator straight from Central Casting.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/28/2013 10:03:51 AM     (No. 9540865)

Obama as Brandon deWilde, calling out "Shane! Shane ! Come back!" but instead it´s "Hassan! Come back! At least talk to me!"

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Reply 26 - Posted by: larryp, 9/28/2013 10:09:22 AM     (No. 9540873)

recall when someone leaked that Uxbekustan had hangared israeli war planes? It ruined the plan

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Reply 27 - Posted by: fire_mission, 9/28/2013 10:34:34 AM     (No. 9540915)

Regarding Iran, Israel is now officially on its own.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: tatterdemalion, 9/28/2013 11:09:09 AM     (No. 9540990)

Obama´s message? "Wait until after Obamacare is implemented, then I will have more flexibility."

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms, 9/28/2013 11:25:39 AM     (No. 9541018)

Obama, what a pathetic excuse for a leader! Weak beyond belief. Rouhani probably answered the phone without knowing who was on the line. Barry and the cockroach chorus in the White House decided a phone call would make up for being stiffed at the United Nations. Hardly!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: wsdiego, 9/28/2013 2:26:04 PM     (No. 9541220)

The dog licks the hand!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: William1, 9/28/2013 5:00:52 PM     (No. 9541386)

Zero was probably on "music hold" for the fifteen minutes. He was probably listening to some "Destroy America" Iranian ditty.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: mamabear, 9/28/2013 6:11:34 PM     (No. 9541450)

"In a phone conversation b/w #Iranian & #US Presidents just now: @HassanRouhani: "Have a Nice Day!" @BarackObama: "Thank you. Khodahafez."

Khoda hafez / Khuda Hafiz is a common parting phrase in the Persian language used in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Tajikistan and to a lesser extent, Iraq, Kurdistan, and the Indian subcontinent. Literally translated it is: "May God be your Guardian"

Now, my question is which God might that be? The Christian/Hebrew God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob or Allah, the god worshiped in Iran???? PS, they are NOT the same.

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U.S. Navy destroyer in Black Sea

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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/14/2014 12:49:12 PM     Post Reply
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of

You´re in denial if
you think Steve Israel is
wrong about GOP racism

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Daily Beast, by Michael Tomasky    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 4/14/2014 6:09:58 AM     Post Reply
Some time back, whenever a big racial controversy erupted, I trained myself into the habit of reading about it at FoxNews.com, just for the unbelievable comment threads. Let’s put it this way: If my friends and I went out to a bar and started playing a “let’s write the racist FoxNews.com comment thread” drinking game, our efforts couldn’t begin to approach what I read there.I wasn’t alone. Liberal websites started feasting on these threads. And so, a couple of years ago, Ailes & Co. got wise. Stories about race were, at least in my disheartened experience, closed to comments.


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