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Slouching Toward Damascus
American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman

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Posted By:DW626, 12/9/2012 5:10:44 AM

This was a week of some surprises and some perfectly foreseeable consequences of forces which have been in play for some time. The fiscal cliff talks have gone nowhere, to the surprise of only the most daft who do not realize that the President does not want a pragmatic solution. He´s fixated on soaking "the rich", stirring up class hatred and trying to drive a wedge between his opposition forces. Among the surprises is this: Michigan, long seen as the showplace home of America´s industrialized unions, has voted to become a right to work state.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tocsin, 12/9/2012 7:55:16 AM     (No. 9056145)

FTA:´´ I did not see that it was in our interest to unceremoniously dump Mubarak or aid those who were deposing Gaddafi, both of whom, it seemed to me, were cooperating with us as much as could be expected at the time they were deposed.´´

But then, dear Lady, wasn´t THAT Obama´s point?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judy W., 12/9/2012 8:00:37 AM     (No. 9056155)

In the middle of this piece is the stunning news that a bankruptcy judge is seriously considering voiding the GM bailout. GM calls the consequences of this a "windfall" for the people who were screwed out of their investments in GM, like the Indiana retirees whose interests were trumped by those of the UAW. This should be a must-read for both topics -- the GM bailout and the Middle East commentary.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 12/9/2012 8:23:31 AM     (No. 9056193)

Concerning the possible reversal by a judge of the GM bailout: "he may overturn one of President Barack Obama´s signature achievements."

Combined with the impending implosion of another one of Obama´s "signature achievement," Obamacare, the smug look on the Vacationer-in-Chief´s grinning face will soon disappear when everything for which he has been given lavish credit falls apart.

Clarice strings together a list of wrongheaded moves by zippie that would bury any other POTUS before his in-secret inauguration as President Soetoro.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 12/9/2012 8:52:35 AM     (No. 9056243)

Yo...yo.. Clarice hits another one out of the park!! SMOOCHES!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: privateer, 12/9/2012 9:32:47 AM     (No. 9056305)

Whether or not the judge voids the bailout agreement has a lot to do with how much he enjoys breathing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: starboard, 12/9/2012 10:43:31 AM     (No. 9056397)

#5 Exactly.

Great line FTA: " the Arab Spring, the hope of so many, has been a gigantic flop, a diplomatic Solyndra in which for ill-considered ideological reasons we poured a lot into a cause that was hopeless from the outset.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: krause, 12/9/2012 10:55:34 AM     (No. 9056417)

The WH assault on this judge will begin.

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