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Obama Hopelessly Out of His Depth
Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner

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Posted By:Honeybadger, 6/2/2014 8:56:03 AM

Over the course of the last couple of weeks, including today, I’ve heard Barack Obama talk about what we owe our veterans–about how what’s happening to them in the VA scandal is intolerable, how reforms to the system are urgently needed, how the problems need to be fixed, and how we need to do right by our veterans across the board.It’s a scathing criticism of the status quo, really, a harsh indictment of those in power and a powerful them
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Reply 1 - Posted by: WAN2, 6/2/2014 9:02:41 AM     (No. 9869963)

So.....I´m waiting for the big stink. A country without a clue hurtles into oblivion.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Freeloader, 6/2/2014 10:10:05 AM     (No. 9870047)

FTA: "But when it comes to actual, measurable achievements---when it comes to effectively dealing with our problems rather than simply talking about them---Mr. Obama is hopelessly out of his depth."

Is it really that difficult to understand Professor Wehner?...A young man, from the windy mean streets of South Chi-Town, who has never worked a regular job, spent a day in military uniform, met a payroll, punched a time clock or managed anything, to include a neighborhood "firewater" store, suddenly assumes the position of 44th President of The United States of America, "Commander-In-Chief" of our nation´s vast global military forces and "leader" of The Free World?...Were you really expecting another Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, George Washington or Abraham Lincoln?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Arby, 6/2/2014 10:32:53 AM     (No. 9870067)

And, of course, in his next incarnation as a former president, he´ll be flitting around the globe, giving speeches, telling everyone what´s wrong and what needs to be done. If he says it (he appears to believe) the problem will be solved. I wonder if he did this in college--sat up at night discussing the problems of the world--before he rejoined the chum gang and chilled with his homies. Earth to Fauxbama: it´s called follow-through. You never do it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 6/2/2014 11:11:09 AM     (No. 9870116)

...it’s that so many things have, by any reasonable and empirical standard, gotten worse, and often a good deal worse, since Obama took office. Mr. Obama has fallen short on virtually every front and on virtually every issue. He is simply awful when it comes to governing.

He never planned to "govern". He planned to preside over the demise of American freedom and power. In that, he has succeeded. That was his plan from the start, and the plan of all those who surround him, cosset him and pay for him to enjoy the fruits of our labor.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: richwill, 6/2/2014 11:59:48 AM     (No. 9870181)

Hussein is cleverly ding whatever he pleases. There is a archaic term for what he is ding to the system and the country. The first letters S & J.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: peterfleming, 6/2/2014 1:31:05 PM     (No. 9870303)

Have all journalists, bloggers, talk radio hosts, left out the one most terrifying element of obamadeath?
The element of unionizing one giant obamadeath squad into one, single, alone, powerhouse of health control madness?

The Lucianne cartoon today showing the VA as the tip of a MASSIVE underwater iceberg, can add these words, "FORCED, UNIONIZED, OBAMADEATH.

We can thank all the tortured whistleblowers and families
for FINALLY SPEAKING UP en masse! For the first time, it is not just one whistleblower risking death, it´s already many dead whistleblowers and many alive whistleblowers and many grieving families who´ve come out of the shadows of intimidation.

Massive whistleblowing a huge breakthrough for freedom !

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Japanorama, 6/2/2014 8:05:59 PM     (No. 9870792)

Out of his depth?
He´s out of his shallowness.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: smcchk, 6/2/2014 8:52:40 PM     (No. 9870852)

He was and always will be a community activist, nothing more. They don’t solve problems or govern or even lead. They instigate, agitate, incite and aggravate people. Obama is using his activist skills to be President. Such is the result.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bluefindad, 6/2/2014 9:00:52 PM     (No. 9870861)

Instead of reversing course and actually trying to extract us from our malaise, he now intends an ´Operation Chokehold´ on our energy supplies.

It´s not just Obama. All of the Democrats are complicit.

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