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Obama and First Lady Michelle first international trip. UPDATE

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WASHINGTON--President Obama and First Lady Michelle will make their European debut later this month when they visit the United Kingdom, France, Germany and the Czech Republic March 31 through April 5.

Obama's first foreign visit was a day visit to Ottawa a few weeks ago. Mrs. Obama has not traveled overseas with him. Obama's trip is in connection with the upcoming G-20 meeting and the NATO anniversary celebration.

From the White House......

Visit by President Obama to Europe

President and Mrs. Obama will visit the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Czech Republic March 31-April 5, 2009. In the United Kingdom, the President will continue discussions on important bilateral and global issues with British leaders and work with other G-20 Leaders to address the global financial crisis at the London Summit. On April 3, the President will participate in bilateral programs with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The President then looks forward to participating in NATO Summit events in Strasbourg, France, and Kehl, Germany, April 3-4, where leaders will celebrate 60 years of providing peace and security culminating in a unified Europe, discuss challenges and strategies for success of NATO's mission in Afghanistan and other issues, and commit to preparing NATO to combat the new threats of the 21st century. The President will travel to Prague, Czech Republic, April 4-5 to meet with Czech officials and with leaders of European Union (EU) member states and the European Commission president to build a stronger partnership between the United States and the EU, one which will enable us to better confront our shared challenges together.

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A 'diplomatic' trip? How about the three central bank locations and a false "check" and balance system being perpetrated on an unwary world???? Subtle, but not undectable.

No man can change God's anointing on President Obama and First Lady assignment which was form before the foundation of the world.This is just part of the plan , for such a time as this. There is one thing for sure man not not make nothing to subsutite the Holy Spirit,he is real. He brings all things back to our remember. Can't you see that quite spirit on them. God power is upon them and there children, No weapon form against them will prosper. To God be the Glory. Go go ahead First Lady wear you J. Crew. The Lord is simple and plan to understand. So why can't you be . Presdient Obama continue to hear the voice of God. Let your steps be order by God. The Bible says the steps of a good Man are order by the Lord. We love you . Mr.& Mrs. Ronald T. Moore. God Bless.

Ditto Mr. and Mrs. Moore. America has nothing to be embarrassed about with the Obamas representing this country. Anyone that don't like it, take it up with the Almighty and go do a better job and see what will happen.

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