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This weak and timid President talks big...
and does nothing: A devastating attack on
Obama by a top Washington insider

Daily Mail (U.K.), by Clark S. Judge

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/20/2014 3:23:54 AM

At a political event in Wilmington, Delaware, on Thursday, President Obama devoted only 40 seconds to the shooting down of the Malaysian airline, his first statement to the world following the news. His emotionless reference to the attack as ‘a terrible tragedy’ seemed disconnected from the horrific moment, particularly as he immediately reverted to script to praise his administration and criticise Republicans. It was a far cry from President Reagan’s 1983 fierce denunciation of the Soviet shooting down of a Korean airliner as a ‘crime against humanity’. But it only confirmed the chaos into which US foreign policy has descended since the summer


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 7/20/2014 3:41:03 AM     (No. 9932310)

Is it really possible for anyone to doubt anymore that the projection of American weakness is entirely on purpose and, in fact, *is* Dear Leader Barack Hussein´s foreign policy? You know, the kind of apologetic submissiveness every single "progressive" in the world was screaming for the US to adopt during the Bush years?

This is not ineptitude. It is the nuts and bolts of the very intentional American Decline the Left so rabidly desires and has counted on Dear Leader Barack Hussein to deliver. Which he is doing. On purpose. And barring impeachment, the downward spiral will continue, utterly unopposed, for 32 more months.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 7/20/2014 7:38:27 AM     (No. 9932424)

He simply appears weak because the racism card, his only card, is ignored on the international stage.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rustycfc, 7/20/2014 7:38:29 AM     (No. 9932425)

always coming to the red line, but never crossing it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: govlawyer, 7/20/2014 7:38:57 AM     (No. 9932426)

The sad thing is, this is the fundamental transformation that he and "those we´ve been waiting for" so fervently desired.
I wonder if there´ll be anything left to rebuild from once we get rid of Obongo since the GOP for the most part seems to be on the same page of the playbook that the Dems are reading from.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/20/2014 8:06:07 AM     (No. 9932459)

Last line of article...It is not just American interests that a flailing White House threatens. It is that of peoples everywhere.

The day after the election in 2008, I emailed a friend in Canada that 0bama would take the US down and that, when he did, the rest of the world would go with us. She thought I was being arrogant. I wonder what she thinks now.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 7/20/2014 8:11:42 AM     (No. 9932466)

FTA: Perhaps it is time for a key ally like Prime Minister David Cameron to have a friendly talk with the President.

I hate to break it to Mr. Judge, but Barack isn´t going to listen to a "honky" from Great Britain, a country that was so mean to Barry´s peeps in Kenya. It´s a new day in America, and whomever used to be our friends, especially white European countries, will only receive Barry´s middle finger. Get used to it world - it´s payback time - at least in Barry´s small mind.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/20/2014 8:13:15 AM     (No. 9932467)

If the Democcrate had an ounce of integrity they would rein in their President and put a stop to the chaos. They should be ashamed to put party before country. But they have no integrity and will not do so.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/20/2014 8:19:26 AM     (No. 9932471)

Same schtick for 30 years. Just make grand pronouncements that tickle liberals´ ears, then move on to the next gig.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/20/2014 8:20:01 AM     (No. 9932473)

The destruction of the country has always been purposeful. I can´t help but wonder if the "handlers" realized that it would also destroy the bringer of all things destructive for the country. More and more he appears weak mentally and physically. I can´t imagine he and ValJar struggling through the rest of his dangerously flawed administration.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: veritasmatters, 7/20/2014 8:27:46 AM     (No. 9932482)

Re: photos of O in the article. Dead, haunting eyes...no ´there´ there.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/20/2014 8:45:02 AM     (No. 9932506)

And don´t forget that a lot of these foreign policy failures happened under Billary´s watch. Remember her? the Butcher of Benghazi.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: congar, 7/20/2014 8:52:24 AM     (No. 9932514)

One must understand Captain Zero’s intent in order to judge his efforts. Once one understands his intent to be lowering America to third world, banana republic status, then one comprehends that he is doing a magnificent job.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: knarfski, 7/20/2014 8:55:25 AM     (No. 9932520)

Past performance tends to be a good predictor of future performance.

Obama may be a case in point. As editor of a law review, Mr. Obama was not known for outstanding leadership; as a state senator, Mr. Obama
avoided hard choices by voting "present;" as a U.S. senator, Mr. Obama mainly prepared to run for higher office.

Some think this pattern of performance ("weak and timid") is now situated in the White House.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: iamshazzam, 7/20/2014 9:20:33 AM     (No. 9932562)

Why do we keep avoiding the easiest solution? If we all would just REFUSE to buy from ANY of the so-called mainstream media advertisers until the started reporting the real news..........you would see a quick gnashing of teeth towards this inept administration. Plus, the low-fo voters would see the truth!!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/20/2014 9:45:00 AM     (No. 9932599)

WHY can´t someone like Donald Trump put out a National Newspaper that actually reports news instead of opinion?
We hunger for it.
Even our kids would good funnies to read, where good triumps evil..you know, like it used to be.
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims kind of funnies, teaching kids about the Constitution and their rights.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/20/2014 9:57:43 AM     (No. 9932626)

Point of clarification, #14: The current Wanker-in-Chief wasn’t the editor of the Harvard Law Review – a position that traditionally goes to a student who is well within the top 10% of his class academically. Instead, and tellingly, he was the president of the HLR – which, although it certainly dresses up one’s resume, is essentially an administrative position, somewhat akin to that of the managing partner in a law firm.

Although by custom the president is expected to contribute an article or two to the publication, the WiC never did so. His contemporaries have also reported that he lobbied, more or less discreetly but persistently, for the job – and was given it primarily (a) for the liberal cachet of naming the first non-white individual to the post, and (b) to shut him up.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nekochan, 7/20/2014 10:00:45 AM     (No. 9932631)

One must remember that this person does have a Nobel Peace prize. But then so does al gore.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 7/20/2014 10:47:48 AM     (No. 9932681)

Obama may be weak, but not as weak as our congress and we the people. We have a way to save our country and yet we sit by and watch the train wreck.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: M2, 7/20/2014 11:23:53 AM     (No. 9932722)

That third photo of Obama made the hair on my arms stand up. I realize this comment isn´t relevant to the article itself, but the photo is so revealing. There is nothing good there, nothing upbeat, nothing American, nothing elevated. It honestly gives me chills to see that photo.

As for the actual article, I´m not certain Obama would make a tough decision and stick to it if his life depended on it. He doesn´t have risk in his constitution unless someone else it taking it.

He will never make a tough decision unless he, like Sun Tzu, knows in advance that the cards are stacked in his favor. That is why he won´t go through Congress -- he´ll get slapped down again.

No, he wants Republican fingerprints on his decisions so that when they fail, and they always do, he can blame them. Barring their cooperation, he simply writes EOs.

I´d ask what we did to deserve this cretin, but I already know.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: rochow, 7/20/2014 11:33:31 AM     (No. 9932730)

To look active this globe trotting gay man is busy next week flying and meeting with the leaders from Honduras, Guatemala and whatever. These are ´important´ leaders that no one cares about but it makes this timid jerk ´look busy´ as if he is going places on behalf of the US! All these trips will accomplish is selling us further down the river. But the ´toys´ are important. The taxpayer furnishes him with a big plane, a ton of security and vehicles, and like some African chieftan he believes he is hot s..t!
America, you voted this POS into office! Thank your dumb children!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/20/2014 11:58:26 AM     (No. 9932752)

Obama talks loudly and carries a big schtick. (Wish I´d said it first.)

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Butch59, 7/20/2014 1:24:30 PM     (No. 9932824)

The one thing that sticks in the back of my mind is "What is going to happen when Obozo DOES complete in turning the US into a banana republic"? Then what. Do the "progressives" really believe that everything is going to be peaches and cream and that everyone will be equal in all things? And just who or what is going to protect this country from outside attack? Themselves, just by being "nice" to the rest of the world? If so, then we have a country full of people that are mentally ill. NOTHING like that has EVER existed in the history of mankind. And to think it will in this day and age is unbelievable. And I suppose that they think that THEY will run everything simply because they are smarter that we are. And the real outrage is that WE are supposed to like it./rant

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Reply 23 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/20/2014 2:58:31 PM     (No. 9932898)

I associate Obama with municipal leaders who failed miserably. Names like Marian Berry, Davis Dinkins and Ray Nagan come to mind but it sounds so racist.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/20/2014 3:40:13 PM     (No. 9932930)

The most telling fact about this important article is that it was published by a

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 7/20/2014 4:02:34 PM     (No. 9932946)

"One must remember that this person does have a Nobel Peace prize. But then so does al gore. "

And even more tellingly: Yasser Arafat

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Reply 26 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 7/20/2014 9:23:36 PM     (No. 9933176)

The country elected an incompetent fool and the world is paying a price for it. He has NO idea of how global politics work. The personality politics that he employs here aided by the media does not work in the larger world.

Suggesting someone "have a talk" with him is ridiculous. BO has no capacity to learn and his ego and handlers isolate him from anyone who might be helpful.

We are stuck with the dope for now.

Maybe people will start to learn that a presidential election if far more than a popularity contest. The president actually has to run the country and make significant contributions to running the world as well. A community organizer is a completely insufficient preparation for the responsibility as we now can see.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/20/2014 10:20:38 PM     (No. 9933212)

Is his handler on vacay ?

When liberals finally achieve their utopia, where do they think they will reside inside a third world country ? Not in my back yard won´t work any longer.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/21/2014 12:19:47 AM     (No. 9933291)

#24, don´t forget Harold Washington, Colman Young, Kwame Kilpatrick, Thomas Bradley: all democrats who presided over declining cities.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: garyhope, 7/21/2014 1:51:15 AM     (No. 9933332)

And #18, murderous lying weasel thug Yasser Arafat also got a Nobel "Peace" Prize. For what, I don´t know.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: knarfski, 7/21/2014 7:01:30 AM     (No. 9933462)

Thanks #17.

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Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 10/3/2014 1:37:53 PM     Post Reply
The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

Hillary Gets Tocqueville
Wrong By 100 Years

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 10/2/2014 11:31:10 AM     Post Reply
Speaking at a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors event last night, Hillary Clinton decided to talk about Alexis de Tocqueville. The problem? She got it wrong -- by about a hundred years. "There´s a wonderful phrase that was first used by Alexis de Tocqueville, who came to the United States in the very early 1930s and traveled around our country," said Hillary Clinton, a probable 2016 presidential candidate. "And he was so amazed at how Americans organized themselves -- you know, coming from aristocratic Europe, which was totally top-down and hierarchical -- he couldn´t believe how many of us were joiners.

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