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Mass To Be Held For Slain US Journalist Foley [No WH Officials To Attend?]

Posted on August 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
 

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Mass To Be Held For Slain US Journalist Foley AAugust 24 2014 ROCHESTER, N.H. James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown.

Foley was kidnapped on Thanksgiving Day 2012 while covering the Syrian uprising. The Islamic State posted a Web video Tuesday showing his murder and said it was in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.

President Barack Obama has called Foley a hero for telling the stories of oppressed people in war-torn regions like Syria and Libya. The U.S. launched a raid this summer to rescue Foley and other hostages, but special forces were unable to locate the captives.

The Mass at 2 p.m. Sunday is in Foley’s hometown church, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary in Rochester.

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All the officials are at the *gentle giant's* funeral...
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Sorry Foley Family.

No political pandering points to be gained...


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Sorry Foley Family.

No political pandering points to be gained...

sad but true

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I was shocked when no White House delegation was at the funeral for  Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene.   
 
When a General officer is killed during time of war, historically it has been WH protocol to attend the funeral. Unless of course you're Obama and you have a tee time.  Bush attended himself  the funeral of Lt Gen. Timothy Maude.
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Perhaps the Foley family told the WH they were not welcome.

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Perhaps the Foley family told the WH they were not welcome.

:)

I was just thinking the same thing.  It is certain the media would not admit it if they knew it to be true. :shrug:
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