President Obama treats the truth the way Bill Clinton treated blue dresses on interns. In our raucous political system, it’s natural for a president’s policies to insult our beliefs. But only the most arrogant president insults our intelligence on a near-daily basis. This how-dare-you-criticize-me? president expects us to believe: * That intelligence professionals watching the Benghazi attack in real time and reading flash messages from the scene weren’t sure an obvious terrorist attack was a terrorist attack. A Cub Scout watching that strike go down would have recognized a planned terror operation.
Now be honest, do you think all those black citizens jumping up and down with glee over free cell phones are going to care about this? How about Sandy´s victims? American Idol fans? Jobless? Mush head college students? Illegal immigrants? Saturday Night Live viewers? The Jimmy Kimmel crowd? They either live in another reality, or are just trying to survive.The tide is not on our side.
Last night I had a conversation with a recently reelected county official, whom I congratulated (though I did not vote for her). She said something about "at least the national race turned out well," meaning of course that Pat McCrory as NC Governor (and a GOP legislature) will hold the counties´ feet to the fire. I could not hold my tongue, and said, "Well, actually, I´m not an Obama fan." She looked a little shocked, and dug herself deeper by saying that maybe in his second term he will take a stronger leadership role. "I hope not -- I already feel sorry for our children." Ever the politician, she sound to ameliorate by talking about (Sen) Richard Burr (R-NC) and how "responsive" he is. And this happens to be a Jewish woman. It´s incredible around the universities. Not a friendly place for conservatives.
RE. the last paragraph You rememder Ralph, that the first thing they did in the Nixon affair was to destroy Spiro Agnew. The Key sign in this affair will be when Joe Biden resigns for health reasons. Then we can have President Pelosi.
Absolutely everything is political with these people. If you search around the internet for Susan Rice, she does not come up with the same kind of radical socialist ties and background that the rest of the Obama crew has. Oh, he has had some Clinton holdovers, but the rest are pure DSA marxist. Not Rice. By all accounts she is an aggressve, self-interested Washinton bureaucrat who clawed her way up, but she´s not a Chicago marxist. Not part of the club. And she appears to think she is ENTITLED to the Sec State position.
So ... did the Obama crew set her up to get rid of her? Get her out of the way? And how do you get rid of a black woman ambassador without taking the heat? Easy. Bait McCain and Graham into doing it for you. It appears she was set up before she ever went on those talk shows, and none of us, including her, ever saw it coming.
Now let´s get back to the real question: when did the Obama crew find out that there were going to be demonstrations in Cairo on 9/11 (embassy issued apology BEFORE they began), from whom, and who participated in prefabricating the whole video narrative prior to 9/11? Or did the American left actually help stage the 9/11 demonstrations? Remember the Gaza blockade demonstrations in Cairo? Remember who was there?
Thank you all for being here and especially Miss Lucianne. You all are our life line.
We live in Santa Rosa, CA where 80% here voted for Obamanism. We live with brain dead idiots who are totally lost. It will take a miracle to change California so would you all please pray for us here. We feel like missionaries in a strange foreign land that worships idols. (Obama)
Rice loves to play basketball ,which is a prerequisite for serving in the Obama administration. Her nickname is " Spo " for sporting. And she´s married to a white guy who happens to be a producer at ABC.
Number 6, there are none also all of the media support anything and everything they do including every immoral concept the democrats and the Obama white house employs. Our country will not last long with this happening, sad very sad.
Susan Rice goes under the bus to make way for the John Kerry nomination as SOS, which he wants. Rice can´t get nominated for SOS and Kerry would never get nominated for SOD. No matter who becomes SOS it´s Obama´s agenda all the way and that includes a loud and clear message that you can kill Americans without impunity.
re #1 -- That´s my favorite observation in his piece, too. Where has his outrage been over the loss of these American men? He acts like it´s just an unfortunate, well . . . bump in the road about sums it up.
I shudder to think how he would have reacted to 9/11. He would´ve been even worse than Gore. Can you see either one of them jumping up on a fire truck & taking the bullhorn, addressing the rescue workers with: "Rest assured -- we´re gonna go after the guys who did this!" ??
I also wonder why Biden was so sure Obama would be "tested" during his administration? Did he realize we had another Carter -- a sitting duck for terrorists to take all the punches they want? He´s been in congress since he was 28 -- so he´s seen all types & how the international community responds to them.
FTA ~ "Does the president really believe we’re all that stupid?"
"Yes. And he’s got his re-election to prove it, the establishment media to support it, and his White House goodfellas to enforce it. (National Security Adviser Tom Donilon and counterterrorism chief John Brennan make Nixon’s Haldeman and Ehrlichman seem like Fred and Ethel Mertz.)"
Making Hillary go away. Making Petraeus go away. Panetta? Donilon? Rice? Holder? Just can´t seem to make the story go away by erasing the players. That´s because the real player is still around and his only excuse is that everyone in four different agencies at every level ignored his commands and were constantly and irrationally stupid and disobedient over the entire period of time - and yet he thought every thing was fine, that the video was obviously the cause, and that he should show the muslim world that terrorists with black flags of Al Queda can force an apology from him for America while knowingly threatens the protected speech of Americans. It´s not going away because it can only add up in one way - he and his entire administration chosen for similar belief and under his direction acted as if this American enemy is America´s fault and that American principles should be attacked by its own President if they offend that enemy.
Outrageous, but simple and consistent with all of liberal narrative and specifically with Barack Obama 2001 through September 2012. They saw it coming and intended to use the crisis against opponents at home. The ambassador? Just happened to be one of the eggs in the "I killed Bin Laden, but I told you to stop making these enemies" omelette.
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#18 -- That would be President Boehner, NOT Pelosi. Boehner is third in succession for the presidency.
The best way to deal with this administration is for the Electoral College to refuse to meet, which would put the election in the hands of Congress. The House would elect the president and the Senate would elect the Vice-President.
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