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Old 07-27-2008, 10:34 AM   #1
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Obama email from a soldier,anyone else get it?

I received this email and was wondering if anyone else had seen it and i wonder if its true or not.I checked snopes.com but I couldnt find anything.
Heres the email:

Hello everyone,
>
> As you know I am not a very political person. I just
> wanted to pass
> along that Senator Obama came to Bagram, Afghanistan for
> about an hour on his
> visit to 'The War Zone'. I wanted to share with
> you what happened.
>
>
>
>
> He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof vehicle,
> got to the
> area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is the
> commander here at
> Bagram. As the soldiers were lined up to shake his hand,
> he blew them off and
>
> didn't say a word as he went into the conference room
> to meet the General.
>
> As he finished, the vehicles took him to the ClamShell
> (pretty much a big
> top tent that military personnel can play basketball or
> work out in with
> weights) so he could take his publicity pictures playing
> basketball. He
> again shunned the opportunity to talk to Soldiers to thank
> them for
> their service.
>
>
>
>
>
> So really he was just here to make a showing for the
> Americans back
> home that he is their candidate for President. I think
> that if you are going
> to make an effort to come all the way over here you would
> thank those that
> are providing the freedom that they are providing for you.
>
>
>
>
>
> I swear we got more thanks from the NBA Basketball Players
> or the Dallas
> Cowboy Cheerleaders than from one of the Senators, who
> wants to be the
> President of the United States. I just don't
> understand how anyone would
> want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that
> he was scared
> to be around those who provide the freedom for him and our
> great country.
>
>
>
>
>
> If this is blunt and to the point I am sorry but I wanted
> you all to
> know what kind of caliber of person he really is. What
> you see in the news is all fake.
>
>
>
>
>
> In service,
> CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
> Battle Captain
> TF Wasatch
>
> American Soldier
>
>
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Old 07-27-2008, 10:56 AM   #2
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Re: Obama email from a soldier,anyone else get it?

snopes.com: Barack Obama in Afghanistan
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:42 AM   #3
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thanks,I did a search for Obama and this didnt come up,feel free to delete this thread
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