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Syria: Barack Obama hands
the world to Vladimir Putin

Telegraph [UK], by Janet Daley

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 9/10/2013 7:34:54 AM

When I wrote in my last but one column that the only winner in the shambles that the West was making over its response to Syria would be Vladimir Putin, I had no idea how prescient that snide comment would turn out to be. So incompetent has the Obama White House been in its on-again, off-again action against the criminal despot Assad, and so eager is Barack Obama himself to find an exit from his own impasse, that Russia is being absurdly elevated to world saviour in a crisis which it has helped to create. Thanks to an ironic aside

Read through a safety screen--the torrent of well-deserved vitriol hurled at the White House might splash on you.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 9/10/2013 7:40:27 AM     (No. 9513940)

"...fundamentally changing America..."

Everything is going according to Obamas sick far left plan, this president is taking America down even faster than he thought was possible.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 9/10/2013 7:47:11 AM     (No. 9513954)

This is BO´s master plan all along!

Quote BO to Putin: "I will have more flexibility after the election"

I am outraged. How come OUR media refuses to see this?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NancyD, 9/10/2013 7:49:12 AM     (No. 9513956)

Isn´t this grounds for impeachment?

BO needs to step down now.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 9/10/2013 7:50:52 AM     (No. 9513957)

I guess in the end this is all going to be good for employment. All of the arms and armament manufacturing facilities, ship building and airplane factories, etc. are going to have to gear up and start producing to get us back up to a level where we can start defending ourselves again. The Leftists has given away the store --and not just 0bama, and the spineless RINOs has sat with their thumbs in their mouths, hiding under their beds in the fetal position and watched it happen.

It will take another combination of Reagan and Thatcher to pull us out of this mess.

There is no limit to the countries as well as fringe groups who now believe America is a weak sister and disfunctional, and totally incapable of fending off a serious attack or take over.

It will happen, and it won´t just be al quaeda looking to bring us down this time.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 9/10/2013 8:00:21 AM     (No. 9513975)

The United States has acted as a "weak sister" since August 1945, willing to involve itself almost anywhere on the globe, unwilling to win victory...Truman, Ike, JFK, LBJ, Nixon...Bush41, Clinton, Bush43 and BHO. What we have is a quagmire, never leave military strategy...and we can no longer afford it by any measure of cost. The world has changed, US foreign and military policies have not responded well.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mrduc, 9/10/2013 8:11:56 AM     (No. 9513999)

How that ´leading from behind´ thang bamster promised working out for ya?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: saryden, 9/10/2013 8:47:06 AM     (No. 9514055)

How was Ozero re-elected no matter he was destroying our economy, credit in the world, jobs, the military... Remember him stating, "I will win" before the 2012 Election? Go to votersdna.org and read Ghost Voters to know why he was so smug.
How many key states had this phenomenon? Who will "bell this cat?"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: reilly, 9/10/2013 8:52:46 AM     (No. 9514061)

Why would Pootie want to help Wimpington Ditherer I?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: swarfer, 9/10/2013 8:56:30 AM     (No. 9514069)

Is there anything Obama cannot screw up?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nightvision, 9/10/2013 8:59:28 AM     (No. 9514079)

FTA: "Maybe Mr Obama should offer to give Mr Putin his Nobel Peace Prize?"


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Reply 11 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 9/10/2013 9:07:56 AM     (No. 9514095)

The one world government people are moving right along and 0our skinny-armed commie loving little girl CIC is leading the way by helping to destroy America every chance he gets

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trust No One, 9/10/2013 9:17:56 AM     (No. 9514115)

This will be spun on MSM as "he Won". Lookie, Assad turned over his weapons Because dear leader threatened him.

Big loss --- the Petro Dollar. IMHO

That will be asshat´s legacy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/10/2013 9:27:52 AM     (No. 9514141)

The spin will be this is what Obama planned all along. He nuanced his way to a solution. The part of the story that will be omitted is the part where the United States becomes a back bencher while the bad guys play the game.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/10/2013 9:44:04 AM     (No. 9514166)

In Zippy´s case, "I will have more flexibility after the election", means ´Feet´s don´t fail me now´.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: trapper, 9/10/2013 9:46:22 AM     (No. 9514177)

Well deserved vitriol, OP? I´ll give you well deserved vitriol.

To all our Euroweenie "allies" whose response to American leadership that (I can´t believe they still need reminding) singlehandedly saved Europe from a thousand year Reich was a continuous feast of hand wringing, second-guessing, backbiting, betrayal, and effete commentary, and who were beside themselves at the prospect of Citizen Of The World Obama replacing that (sniff) cowboy Bush: choke on it.

To all the libertarians and "conservatives" and single-issue Republicans who couldn´t possibly compromise their superior high ideals by voting for Romney, let alone make any attempt to persuade anyone else to: choke on it.

To the rest of the free world who could do nothing but find fault with the way America led, I hope you like your life now that the eagle standing guard outside your door has been replaced by the Russian bear that just climbed into your bed.

And we still have 3 1/2 more years of this crap to look forward to. Thanks for nothing.

Yup. STILL angry.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby, 9/10/2013 10:10:56 AM     (No. 9514238)

We won the cold war thanks to Ronald Reagan. Now we´re into it again on a smaller scale, but losing it dramatically because our panty-waist ´president´ clutching his putter is being outmaneuvered by the KGB vet, Vladimir.

Lordy, lordy, when an American president needs the help of a conniving Russian like Putin . . . we should all be embarrassed.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: OhMy, 9/10/2013 10:18:14 AM     (No. 9514258)

That was an excellent suggestion near the end of the article that Obama give his peace prize to Putin! O the Ironies....

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 9/10/2013 10:29:20 AM     (No. 9514279)

Remembering the looks of disdain for each other on their faces at the summit, I just can´t believe this was a cooked up Putin/Obama plan. Putin simply out maneuvered Obama....and Obama is letting the fox be in charge of the hen house.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/10/2013 10:31:02 AM     (No. 9514281)

Putin whips out an aluminum foil condom and uses it on Obama.

Frankly, I approve.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JudithC, 9/10/2013 10:42:56 AM     (No. 9514300)

All the rest of the posters have said it well. Just one point missing: Zippy himself has now told us that if one were to ask Michelle about Syria and taking any action, she´d say, "No." Not a surprise, just confirmation of the fact that this hideous woman and the commie shadow president, Valerie Jarrett– raised in Iran as a muslim– have this weak, cowardly, noxious, liar in their full control. Second point: His statement also let the world know that he consults the bow-legged amazon. Although I´m not surprised, I´m astonished that even this male pretender would announce it. We´ll probably find out next that the red phone to Putin is on her side of the bed.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/10/2013 10:55:20 AM     (No. 9514320)

Now we know what his flexibility comment meant. Is Obama on Putin´s payroll?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/10/2013 11:03:15 AM     (No. 9514336)

#3 NancyD Impeachment for Barry? Only a President can be impeached. If he’s not President, he cannot be impeached ….. only arrested swiftly for forging his birth certificate. Arrested for treason

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Reply 23 - Posted by: badrad, 9/10/2013 11:06:07 AM     (No. 9514341)

C´mon, don´t you secretly admire Putin and envy the Russian their dictator sans black and gay power problems tearing at our society? just a smidge of grudging admiration?

Was it all a set-up to be played on the world stage? Obama the white socialist in blackface. Don´t yell! How many black friends does obama have? How many culturally black? How many liberals, socialists and one avowed communist--until the pop media DID do its job and gently hound Van out?

But, grudging admiration or not, wouldn´t trade our soon to be deposed socialist front man for the accomplish dictator and democracy killer Putin. He doesn´t mind killing his opponents.

Putin does what he does best and obama gives the inevitable speech. (Groan) I haven´t listened to any since the first one of the 2008 campaign. Having missed his prancing and dissembling, continual campaign harangue, I think I´ll pass another of the great I won´s self praise and propaganda.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 9/10/2013 12:21:22 PM     (No. 9514461)

# 20 I had the exact same thought.
Barry blurted out that Michelle is in charge.
He even added this eyebrow raiser -
"My own family members...
they´re very wary and suspicious,."
Suspicious ????
Could anyone 12 years ago on September 11 , 2001 have imagined that the POTUS
would be planning on using US military might to arm and support Al Queda ?
Or that Vladimir Putin would have to
pry President Dr ReggieStrangeLove´s hands off the nuclear button and become
the international peacemaker ?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/10/2013 12:35:24 PM     (No. 9514484)

At last, "Hope and Change" has come home to roost. I´m sad about that. America weeps.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 9/10/2013 1:38:20 PM     (No. 9514582)

Obama has made it embarassing to be an American.
And I despise not only him but the millions of Americans who voted for him for bringing us to this state.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 9/10/2013 2:17:08 PM     (No. 9514638)

As appalling as all this is, you can´t criticize it or else you´ll be labeled a racist. s/o

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 9/10/2013 2:43:53 PM     (No. 9514679)

#15, I have no idea why you are so angry over my support for Janet Daley´s opinion of the Obama White House. Let´s start with the short bio of the author:

Janet Daley was born in America where she began her political life on the Left as an undergraduate at Berkeley. She moved to Britain (and to the Right) in 1965 where she spent nearly twenty years in academic life before becoming a political commentator: all factors that inform her writing on British and American policy and politicians.

And what I heartily agree with is her statement about the Obama White House:

So incompetent has the Obama White House been in its on-again, off-again action against the criminal despot Assad, and so eager is Barack Obama himself to find an exit from his own impasse, that Russia is being absurdly elevated to world saviour in a crisis which it has helped to create.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 9/10/2013 2:59:54 PM     (No. 9514712)

Barry is doing his post-election flex.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Currach, 9/10/2013 4:04:58 PM     (No. 9514801)

Poll results: WRKO, Boston

Who is the more powerful world leader?

Putin: 91% Obama: 9%

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns, 9/10/2013 6:57:15 PM     (No. 9514977)

Putin 2016 - Let a Real Man Lead.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: trapper, 9/10/2013 7:03:29 PM     (No. 9514987)

Sigh. I agree with the OP and the article. My anger is not with either of them, but with everyone who had a hand, directly or indirectly, in saddling America with this buffoon for another term, and all the foreign backstabbers who cheered him on. I am still angry over the election, and just when it seems it will subside, we get nonsense like this fiasco. Russian and American ships facing off in the Mediterranean? Seriously? That´s quite a remarkable screw up.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: rsgonner, 9/10/2013 9:06:27 PM     (No. 9515100)

FOTUS (Fool of the United States) backed the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, Egypt and now Syria....anyone see a pattern here?? How many Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers are in the White House??

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Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
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Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
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WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.

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