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Four US presidents to attend Nelson
Mandela memorial. Security challenge?

Christian Science Monitor, by Brad Knickerbocker

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Posted By:PChristopher, 12/9/2013 6:45:30 AM

It wasn’t that many years ago – 2008, in fact – that Nelson Mandela’s name was still on the US terrorist watch list (officially, anyway) for having been a leader of the African National Congress, which advocated armed resistance to South Africa’s white minority regime. (Snip) Today, flags around the US are being flown at half-staff in honor of Mandela, a rare honor for a foreign leader that puts him in company with Winston Churchill and Pope John Paul II. This week, President Obama – together with former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter – will travel

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This is a bit of premature, wishful thinking but, to paraphrase a very old joke by Moms Mabley...An old President named Jimmy Carter went to Nelson Mandela´s funeral. After the funeral, the preacher came up and asked "How old are you, Mr. Carter?". Mr. Carter said "89". And the preacher said, "Well shoot...ain´t no need of you goin´ home!"

Sorry...had to get it out of my system.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/9/2013 7:17:03 AM     (No. 9646128)

To paraphrase Moo!chelle: ´All this for a communist?´ Maybe paraphrase isn´t the right word, but you get my idea.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rustycfc, 12/9/2013 8:06:04 AM     (No. 9646174)

whoopee!!! who in the h--l cares. can we all go back to sleep?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/9/2013 8:12:59 AM     (No. 9646188)

What a sickening spectacle.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/9/2013 9:00:34 AM     (No. 9646249)

I wish the Bushes had stayed home.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 12/9/2013 9:17:26 AM     (No. 9646276)

Ain´t no need of any of them coming home, IMHO.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/9/2013 10:54:52 AM     (No. 9646453)

All last Thanksgiving, the liberals were decrying that Thanksgiving celebrates ´genocide´ and we need to remember the negative things about our past. Will they have the same attitude about the negatives of Mandela´s history? The ANC? Winnie´s Necklace Parties?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/9/2013 11:19:44 AM     (No. 9646498)

Talk to whites who have fled SA about how well things are working out there....

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