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‘In God We Trust’—Are You Serious?
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 2/22/2014 8:31:26 PM

Michael Ledeen notices something curious. Regimes which have long shrugged off the best efforts to overthrow them are reeling on their foundations. What’s going on? (Snip) Incompetence has a quality all of its own. Even when unnoticed it works to bring down down error, tirelessly, relentlessly and completely, like a colony of termites gnawing on some seemingly invincible pillar of wood. In late 2013 I suggested that president Obama had “single-handedly trashed the Arab world”, commenting on how many of his policies had the exact opposite effect of his stated intentions. They had that effect because they were wrong policies,

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A chastened population will sometimes do what´s right after having exhausted all the permutations of what´s wrong. Up until now, Obama has done everything of substance not just wrong, but diametrically, one hundred eighty degrees opposed to what would produce good results for our countrymen and our friends overseas. If his efforts are indeed enemy action instead of coincidence, the Democratic Party will eventually pay with its political lifeblood, and Obama will become a pariah. But in the meantime, let´s hope our suffering won´t be too prolonged.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/22/2014 9:29:03 PM     (No. 9742785)

Back in the 50s, in public school, the children sang the fourth stanza of the Star Spangled Banner, as well as the first, then recited the 23rd Psalm.

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