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Mohammed versus the Mountain
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 2/4/2014 12:39:21 AM

The first quarter of 2014 is shaping up like this: the Obama administration is going entirely on the defensive. Its domestic goal will be to stave off the emerging counterproposals to Obamacare, which is clearly in trouble. Internationally the administration will try to save its Iran nuclear nonproliferation deal, together with its linked handmaiden, the Syria policy. (Snip) The administration is finally coming to the realization that the glory days of “fundamentally transforming America”, of rolling victoriously across the steppe runnng down Republicans in its path are over. The consequences of its errors are now hemming it in on every

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Obama and practically everyone in his Administration are at best born ideological fools, wrong about everything and too obstinate to reverse course even after wall to wall failures on every front. At worst, we have a president and a few close advisors who are implacable enemies of freedom, prosperity, and morality. But to change courses to policies that will benefit America and her allies is tantamount to an admission of categorical failure. Better political strategy for Democrats is to tell copious lies until November and hope the Lofo contingent stampede the polls. The day of reckoning approaches.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/4/2014 3:49:19 AM     (No. 9718409)

Destruction and ruination everywhere. That´s the libtard way.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/4/2014 7:01:49 AM     (No. 9718463)

Anyone with half a brain saw this fiasco coming years ago. Why it has taken so long to dawn on the American public is a tribute to the American public education system designed by Mr Bill Ayers, et al.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/4/2014 2:54:05 PM     (No. 9719262)

Once the run up to the November election starts rolling look for Obama and the Democrats to finagle what amounts to an amnesty for themselves from all the issues on which they have been snowing the American people. Obviously they will again blame the Republicans just as they did when the housing bubble burst.

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