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Quoting news article from the UK on the Obamas' India escapade:"..Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous RomanEmperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and expensive grandeur asthe President of the USofA



 
 
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Default Quoting news article from the UK on the Obamas' India escapade:"..Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous RomanEmperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and expensive grandeur asthe President of the USofA

Quoting news article from the UK on the Obamas' India escapade:
"..Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous
Roman Emperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and
expensive grandeur as the President of the United States of
America...."

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 3:08 PM on 6th November 2010
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American warships to patrol off Mumbai during visit
Coconuts removed from trees as a precaution
250 U.S. business executives with Obama on 'biggest ever trade
mission'
$200million Asia trip cost denied but the President will have huge
entourage
Forty planes and six armoured cars: Obama visit to India the 'biggest
ever by a US President
Thirty sniffer dogs will be put on service to boost the security
arrangements during Obama's visit.



Read mo

http://preview.tinyurl.com/4zEvleths310b10


Excerpt:

".....While lesser mortals – the Pope, Queen Elizabeth and so on – are
usually happy to let their hosts handle most of the security and
transport arrangements when they venture beyond their home shores, the
United States creates a mini-America on the move to ensure that
nothing is left to chance. ...."
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Old November 8th, 2010, 12:26 PM posted to alt.activism.death-penalty,uk.politics.misc,aus.politics,soc.retirement,rec.travel.misc
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Default Quoting news article from the UK on the Obamas' India escapade:"..Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous RomanEmperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and expensive grandeur asthe President of the USofA

On Nov 7, 5:48*am, PeeJayOdonovan wrote:
Quoting news article from the UK on the Obamas' India escapade:
"..Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous
Roman Emperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and
expensive grandeur as the President of the United States of
America...."

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 3:08 PM on 6th November 2010
Comments (329)

American warships to patrol off Mumbai during visit
Coconuts removed from trees as a precaution
250 U.S. business executives with Obama on 'biggest ever trade
mission'
$200million Asia trip cost denied but the President will have huge
entourage
Forty planes and six armoured cars: Obama visit to India the 'biggest
ever by a US President
Thirty sniffer dogs will be put on service to boost the security
arrangements during Obama's visit.

Read mo

http://preview.tinyurl.com/4zEvleths310b10

Excerpt:

".....While lesser mortals – the Pope, Queen Elizabeth and so on – are
usually happy to let their hosts handle most of the security and
transport arrangements when they venture beyond their home shores, the
United States creates a mini-America on the move to ensure that
nothing is left to chance. ...."


" Probably not since the days of the Pharaohs or the more ludicrous
Roman Emperors has a head of state travelled in such pomp and
expensive grandeur as the President of the United States of America.

While lesser mortals – the Pope, Queen Elizabeth and so on – are
usually happy to let their hosts handle most of the security and
transport arrangements when they venture beyond their home shores, the
United States creates a mini-America on the move to ensure that
nothing is left to chance......"

If he were a Republican, we’d be hearing about the “Imperial
Presidency” in the American press. Instead, such criticism is left to
the British.
 




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