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Kosovans short of funds for Bill Clinton statue
http://afp.google.com/ ^ | Oct 2, 2007 | pool writer

Posted on 12/16/2007 5:02:43 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude

PRISTINA, Serbia (AFP) — A group of Kosovo Albanians [muslims] appealed Tuesday for donations after they ran out of money to build a statue of former US president Bill Clinton.

"With this act we will express sympathy, love and respect to president Clinton," Agim Rexhepi, head of the Friends of America association, told reporters.

The three-metre (10-foot) tall monument is still under construction in a studio in the city of Podujevo, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of the Kosovan capital Pristina.

"The main work that remained unfinished is casting the statue in bronze. It can only be done outside of Kosovo," said sculptor Izeir Mustafa.

According to Mustafa's estimates, the work to sculpt the statue and cast it in bronze would cost between 60,000 and 70,000 euros (85,000 and 100,00 dollars).

Pristina already has a Bill Clinton Boulevard, which is graced by a 7.5-metre (25 feet) high mural of the former US leader.

Clinton is admired among Kosovo's ethnic Albanians for his support of their struggle to separate from Serbia.

The project to erect a statue in his honour on one of the squares along the thoroughfare was approved by local authorities earlier this year.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: clintonlegacy; islam; kosovo; libtards; serbia; wrongside; wrongwar

1 posted on 12/16/2007 5:02:46 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Maybe they could get a Robert Reich statue instead?


2 posted on 12/16/2007 5:03:45 PM PST by Paladin2 (Huma for co-president!)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Pants on or off? I’m just sayin’!


3 posted on 12/16/2007 5:04:19 PM PST by aliquando (A Scout is T, L, H, F, C, K, O, C, T, B, C, and R.)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

I betcha if they took up a fund to NOT build the statue, they’d make more $.


4 posted on 12/16/2007 5:06:17 PM PST by NordP (Such tough choices ahead, I'm now a "middle of the road" voter--somewhere between RUSH & Savage ;-))
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To: ThreePuttinDude

I’ll be happy to loan them a quarter if I can find one in the sofa.


5 posted on 12/16/2007 5:06:24 PM PST by claudiustg (You know it. I know it.)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

No... is this Scrappleface?


6 posted on 12/16/2007 5:07:12 PM PST by wastedyears (Duncan Hunter is like a cheeseburger and fries. Simple presentation with no frills.)
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To: ThreePuttinDude; fieldmarshaldj; ExTexasRedhead; clintonh8r; no dems; Kuksool; SandRat; ...

A statue of Clinton? Will there be a kneeling statue of Monica Lewinski aside it?


7 posted on 12/16/2007 5:09:05 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (You can't be serious about national security unless you're serious about border security)
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To: ThreePuttinDude
"The main work that remained unfinished is casting the statue in bronze.

They should leave out the Monica Lewinsky portion of the statue.
8 posted on 12/16/2007 5:09:38 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! Duncan Hunter is a Cosponsor.)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Okay, how hard can it possibly be to cast a ten-foot-tall phallus?


9 posted on 12/16/2007 5:10:14 PM PST by RichInOC (Bill Clinton is a semen stain on the Presidency.)
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To: wastedyears
is this Scrappleface?

No, this is some serious stuff over there. The islamics in Kosovo love the guy.

10 posted on 12/16/2007 5:11:00 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude ()... Cevapi & Slivovitz for everyone....()
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To: ThreePuttinDude
I suggest an animatronic statue....here is an artistic rendering.


11 posted on 12/16/2007 5:14:06 PM PST by Bobalu (I guess I done see'd that varmint for the last time....)
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To: Bobalu

I LOL’ed


12 posted on 12/16/2007 5:15:28 PM PST by wastedyears (Duncan Hunter is like a cheeseburger and fries. Simple presentation with no frills.)
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To: Bobalu

Maybe they would be happy with the real thing.

Bill could undergo cryogenic freezing, be encased in a glass chamber, and put in place of the planned bronze statue.

hilllllary might even quit frowning so much.

It’s a win, win, as far as I’m concerned.


13 posted on 12/16/2007 5:17:25 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Just saying what 'they' won't.)
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To: Bobalu

ha ha ha. that’s a good one...thanks for the laugh


14 posted on 12/16/2007 5:18:28 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude ()... Cevapi & Slivovitz for everyone....()
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To: ThreePuttinDude
With this act we will express sympathy, love and respect to president Clinton," Agim Rexhepi, head of the Friends of America association, told reporters.

BBBBBBBBBBBBBBAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRFFFFFFFFFF!!!

Sorry!! gotta put the 'ol keyboard in the dishwasher now./sigh

15 posted on 12/16/2007 5:19:04 PM PST by PROCON (Merry CHRISTmas!!)
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To: Kenny Bunk; Liz; calcowgirl
Gee, I wonder if THIS THREAD could be related to this one???
16 posted on 12/16/2007 5:19:07 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: Clintonfatigued

And will he be licking a cigar too?


17 posted on 12/16/2007 5:19:55 PM PST by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: Clintonfatigued

18 posted on 12/16/2007 5:21:23 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~~~Jihad Fever -- Catch It !~~~ (Backup tag: "Live Fred or Die"))
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To: Bobalu

You just gave PEZ an idea for a new dispenser.


19 posted on 12/16/2007 5:21:28 PM PST by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: Calpernia

They just need to put the squeeze on the Chinese dishwashers!!!!


20 posted on 12/16/2007 5:23:09 PM PST by Cheapskate ( Celebrate Sept.8 as Pajamatag , the day the pajamahadeem busted Dan Rather!!)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Will the image have the power to speak?

Never mind, that’s the Hillary statue...


21 posted on 12/16/2007 5:25:33 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Clintonfatigued

22 posted on 12/16/2007 5:25:35 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Bobalu

PEZ dispenser?


23 posted on 12/16/2007 5:28:06 PM PST by Paladin2 (Huma for co-president!)
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To: wagglebee

“Mama, what’s that lady doing in the statue with that half-roll of dimes coming out of the man in the statue’s tummy ?”


24 posted on 12/16/2007 5:28:24 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~~~Jihad Fever -- Catch It !~~~ (Backup tag: "Live Fred or Die"))
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To: ThreePuttinDude

>>>> Clinton is admired among Kosovo’s ethnic Albanians for his support of their struggle to separate from Serbia.

http://justwhatithink.com/blog/index.php?y=2006&m=10&d=3
Our Illegal War
*by Congressman Helen Chenoweth*


25 posted on 12/16/2007 5:30:19 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

A tall pile of rich manure should do just fine


26 posted on 12/16/2007 5:32:34 PM PST by madrastex
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To: ThreePuttinDude

I hear that, to save costs, they’re planning to cut off little willie!


27 posted on 12/16/2007 5:36:24 PM PST by Jagman (I drank Frank Rabelais under the table!)
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To: Jagman

LMAO,
now thats funny right there
I don’t care who ya’ are....[Larry the Cableguy]


28 posted on 12/16/2007 5:37:57 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude ()... Cevapi & Slivovitz for everyone....()
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To: Calpernia; Liz; calcowgirl; Bokababe
You can count on Babe and me to help out in this worthwhile project. We shall raise ample funds to drop this statue in place. The more we raise, the higher from which we'll drop it.

I am sure that many will join me in celebrating the friendship between the Clinton Administration and those quaint and colorful Albanian Muslims. BTW, if it turns out that the commemorative Clinton Statue is too expensive in bronze, I suggest lead. Hot lead.

29 posted on 12/16/2007 5:40:55 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (Round up the Dark Horses, boys. This herd of contenders ain't makin' it.)
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Perhaps this is available for purchase...............


30 posted on 12/16/2007 5:48:57 PM PST by mcmuffin (Where'd The Party GO(P)?)
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To: Kenny Bunk

Drop a lead one in China. I think they are short on lead since they ship it to all our countries.


31 posted on 12/16/2007 5:53:36 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: Calpernia

Buy a used one of Saddam on e-bay and have it remodeled


32 posted on 12/16/2007 6:11:28 PM PST by Mojohemi
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To: Mojohemi

::laughing!::


33 posted on 12/16/2007 6:23:02 PM PST by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: ThreePuttinDude

Cast the statue of Bubba as a fireplug and install on a main street.


34 posted on 12/16/2007 6:50:30 PM PST by pankot
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To: Kenny Bunk
BTW, if it turns out that the commemorative Clinton Statue is too expensive in bronze, I suggest lead. Hot lead.

Sounds good to me.....LOL.

35 posted on 12/17/2007 4:32:33 AM PST by Liz (Rooty's not getting my guns or the name of my hairdresser.)
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To: aliquando

Agreed - they could save some money and be more accurate to boot if they cast it with his pants around his ankles..


36 posted on 12/17/2007 6:20:34 PM PST by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the "No Child/Left/Behind" Party)
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