A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


The Obama Presidency Unravels
Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/4/2014 11:14:11 AM

The Obama presidency has unraveled. The man who liberal political commentators once said was the rhetorical match of Lincoln is now considered by one-third of Americans to be the worst president since World War II, according to a new Quinnipiac University National Poll. (The span covers 69 years of American history and 12 presidencies.) The same poll found that 45 percent of Americans say the nation would be better off if Mitt Romney had won the 2012 presidential election, while only 38 percent say the country would be worse off. Another poll–this one from the Gallup organization–finds that in his sixth

Comments:
I just don´t understand commentators such as Wehner saying his presidency is unraveling. Unravel definition: to fail or begin to fail. Obama is anything but failing to accomplish his evil deeds. Wehner is right about one thing, this won’t end well.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: bassman, 7/4/2014 11:24:41 AM     (No. 9910907)

I guess to use the word unravel depends on one´s perspective. I promise you Obama does not see this way at all.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 7/4/2014 11:32:27 AM     (No. 9910920)

Yes, yes, another cataloguing of the sins of the president. Has anyone noticed? He is still with us, be he ever so much as a tattered book mark.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/4/2014 11:40:34 AM     (No. 9910936)

Wehner seems surprised. Who among us is?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/4/2014 11:44:25 AM     (No. 9910941)

Resignation is past due. His farewell address will be brief:
"Confusion, rancor, loathing and chaos. My work here is done!"

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/4/2014 11:52:41 AM     (No. 9910951)

Unraveling???? Congress won´t do squat. I would say he´s just hitting his stride. The half-liberal Supreme Court is putting the John Boehner to shame.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/4/2014 12:00:08 PM     (No. 9910960)

If Obama is surprised about anything I think it is that he hasn´t been able to goad us into an uprising so he could use all the toys his administration has collected to put us in our place, ( bullets, guns, tanks etc.).

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Olderyzer, 7/4/2014 12:15:33 PM     (No. 9910979)

#5 I agree - He is just hitting his stride.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


   

 

R-VAR_AD
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/4/2014 12:39:07 PM     (No. 9911003)

One ending is, he destroys the Democrat Party for 30 years.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 7/4/2014 12:59:02 PM     (No. 9911026)

Just when you think it can´t get worse it does

This won´t end well indeed

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 7/4/2014 1:42:09 PM     (No. 9911065)

"The same poll found that 45 percent of Americans say the nation would be better off if Mitt Romney had won the 2012 presidential election"

Didn´t Romney receive more than 45% of the vote in 2012? Why do I think poll numbers for Obama would be much worse without slanted questions and cherry picked respondents?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 7/4/2014 2:50:50 PM     (No. 9911124)

Narcissists don´t do well when people stop fawning over them.

I dislike the implication that BO presidency is "unraveling", like there was something there to begin with. It is more like his façade is crumbling. As each event proves that he has no leadership ability, is an ideologue who proceeds against the face of reality, and is massively incompetent, his carefully crafted image has been stripped from him piece by piece until all but his most delusional supporters KNOW he is a failure. Even the hard left is unhappy with him because he isn´t able to push their nutty agenda hard enough or fast enough.

Conservatives who questioned his credentials from the beginning KNEW the fool had no experience to lead the country. There never was a presidency, only a bunch of dudes on an awesome adventure.

Once he is gone the gory details of his dealings will be exposed and people will be shocked to know how corrupt this administration was. How did the media not know this? How did the people not know? Willing ignorance and self delusion are the reasons. Understandable in individuals. Disastrous in the media, who we now know cannot be trusted to do their jobs.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 7/4/2014 3:05:06 PM     (No. 9911139)

If this group were truly unraveling we´d be much happier on these boards. They are on track to having total destruction of the USA.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 7/4/2014 3:11:33 PM     (No. 9911146)

We have as president a man who is dogmatic, arrogant, vexed, increasingly embittered and feeling under siege.

This won’t end well.


When does any dictatorship end well?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 7/4/2014 3:35:07 PM     (No. 9911164)

I think Wehner is right about the unravelling, not because he´s failing at his original intent to hurt America, but because he can´t hide it anymore. People are going to come out of the woodwork to get rid of this guy over the next few months because of the damage he´s doing, and all the intimidation techniques he´s been using will backfire. In that way his carefully constructed illusions are being shattered; all along this has not gone well for America, why should it end well? The only happy ending will be when this long national nightmare is over.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: danvillebill, 7/4/2014 3:50:14 PM     (No. 9911173)

ya gotta ravel before ya UNnravel...

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/4/2014 4:22:13 PM     (No. 9911204)

#13.

Italy. 1945.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    6 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 790972




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "KarenJ1"



Dem Rep: 40 American ISIL Fighters Have
Already Returned to the United States
Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/21/2014 10:20:02 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Tim Bishop (D., N.Y.) warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist threat. Bishop claims that of the 100 or so Americans who have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIL’s ranks, some 40 have returned and are currently being surveilled by the FBI, according to his remarks, which were filmed and uploaded to YouTube last week. “One of the concerns is the number of U.S. citizens who have

Megyn Kelly Responds to
Bill Ayers ‘Cyborg’ Diss
Mediaite, by Eddie Scarry    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/18/2014 10:00:59 PM     Post Reply
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly shot back Thursday at former U.S. domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, who in a recent interview said that Kelly was has “very cold” eyes and that she’s “like a Cyborg.” “Only when I’m looking at a man who bombed the USA and home of a little boy, Bill!” Kelly wrote on Twitter. Kelly also took a jab at Salon, the online publication that printed Ayers’s remarks, calling it a “left-wing rag.” Kelly conducted an uncomfortably tense interview with Ayers over the summer. Ayers told Salon that the interview itself wasn’t “a big deal,” but that Kelly is “like a

“Megyn Kelly’s eyes are very cold”:
Bill Ayers on his Fox News appearance,
education “reform” and the problem
with the Ivy League
Salon Magazine, by David Masciotra    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/18/2014 9:57:51 PM     Post Reply
Bill Ayers, according to the right, is Barack Obama’s terrorist trainer and ghostwriter. Upon further inspection, Ayers is nothing quite as dramatic or fearsome. While more famous for his anti-war activities as a founder of the Weather Underground in the 1960s and ‘70s, he is now a committed educator. Retired from his education professorship at the University of Illinois in Chicago, Ayers continues to give lectures to teachers in training, speak at education conferences and agitate against America’s two-tiered educational system – one for rich, one for poor – on behalf of low-income parents, students and instructors. I recently had

US to Assign 3,000 From
US Military to Fight Ebola
Associated Press, by Jim Kuhnhenn    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/16/2014 9:11:49 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa´s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. President Barack Obama planned to announce the stepped up effort Tuesday during a visit to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta amid alarm that the outbreak could spread and that the deadly virus could mutate into a more easily transmitted disease. The new U.S. muscle comes

WH Can´t Define Victory: ´I Didn’t
Bring My Webster’s Dictionary´
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 10:18:31 PM     Post Reply
White House spokesman Josh Earnest couldn´t define what victory against ISIS will look like. "I didn´t bring my Webster´s dictionary," he told a reporter. "What does victory look like here?" asked a reporter. "I mean, you´ve talked about destroying ISIL. I honestly don´t know what that means. What does it mean" "I didn´t bring my Webster´s dictionary with me up here," Earnest said.

   

 



 
Obama travels for briefings
on Ebola, Islamic State
Washington Examiner, by Brian Hughes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:48:30 PM     Post Reply
President Obama next week will hit the road to receive updates on bombings against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and efforts to contain the Ebola virus in Africa. White House press secretary Josh Earnest Friday said Obama would travel to Atlanta Tuesday for a briefing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on both Ebola and a respiratory virus in the Midwest. The president on Wednesday will conduct a meeting with U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla., to review the administration’s efforts to eliminate the Islamic State. The White House has said that Americans should not fear

Tavis Smiley on CNN: ´Racism, Poverty
and Militarism´ Behind Ferguson Shooting
NewsBusters, by Matthew Balan    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:29:41 PM     Post Reply
PBS´s Tavis Smiley shamelessly invoked Dr. Martin Luther King on Thursday´s CNN Tonight, as he commented on the ongoing controversy surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown: "It underscores that Martin [Luther] King was right about what he called the ´triple threat´ almost 50 years ago....He said what´s threatening our very democracy is what he called the triple threat of racism, poverty, and militarism. What we saw in Ferguson was racism, poverty and militarism." [MP3 audio available here; video below] Smiley added that this apparent "triple threat" is a "burden that all of us in this country bear, and we´ve got

The Obama Bomb
PJ Media, by David Solway    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:18:12 PM     Post Reply
In a recent interview with Fox 25 TV in Oklahoma City, Senator Jim Inhofe, the ranking GOP member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, worries that the terror consortium that goes by the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is developing a megabomb to blow up an American city. “We’re in the most dangerous position we’ve ever been in as a nation,” he warns; ISIS is “rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major U.S. city, and people just can’t believe that it’s happening.” What kind of megabomb that might be, its precise components, and how

Pro-Life Group Won’t March in
St. Patrick Parade But Gay Group Will
Cybercast News Service, by Michael W. Chapman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:08:26 PM     Post Reply
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, said he will not march in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City because he was repeatedly misled by parade committee officials that a pro-life group would be allowed to march, along with a pro-gay contingent, as part of an alleged rules change agreement. “My reasons for withdrawing from the parade have nothing to do with Cardinal Dolan or with gays,” said Donohue in a Sept. 11 statement. “It has to do with being betrayed by the parade committee. They not only told me one thing,

Third Time’s the Charm
Politico, by Robert C. O´Brien & Hugh Hewitt    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 9:04:52 PM     Post Reply
In early June 1964, a group of Republican governors sought to wrestle control of their party from Barry Goldwater, the Arizona conservative who was about to lead the GOP to one of the most crushing defeats in its history. The governors saw a disaster in the making, and sought a moderate candidate who could capture the imaginations of grassroots Republicans—but also beat President Lyndon Johnson in the general election. Led by Ohio’s James Rhodes—the Republican Governors Association was meeting in Cleveland, and Rhodes was a legendary vote counter—the group included Pennsylvania’s William Scranton and later New York’s Nelson Rockefeller. When

´Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?´
Hits Theatres This Weekend
Breitbart Big Hollywood, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 8:51:07 PM     Post Reply
For those of you waiting for the final chapter of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy, the wait ends today, Friday, when "Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?" lands in 254 theatres this weekend. You can use this site to find a theatre close to you. Naturally, if the film does well, it should expand in the coming weeks. Here´s the official trailer: Box Office Mojo expects Shrugged fans to bring in a cool $1 million this weekend, which lines up with the openings of the previous chapters. Part 1 (2011) opened to 1.69 million. Part two (2012) bested that with $1.75

Obama Rejected "Best Military Advice"
Real Clear Defense, by Dustin Walker    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/12/2014 8:34:43 PM     Post Reply
As he laid out his strategy to combat the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria, President Obama rejected the “best military advice” of his top military commander in the Middle East. Quoting two U.S. military officials, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), said “that his best military advice was to send a modest contingent of American troops, principally Special Operations forces, to advise and assist Iraqi army units in fighting the militants.” Austin’s recommendation was taken to the White House by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



After Declaring War on Tea Party,
Karl Rove Frets GOP Estab Candidates
Not Getting Enough Donations

52 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/20/2014 10:02:02 AM     Post Reply
After declaring war on the Tea Party and often showing nothing but contempt for grassroots conservatives that powered Republicans to record gains in the 2010 midterm elections, Karl Rove whined that the GOP may not take back the Senate this year because of the lack of enthusiasm for his establishment-approved candidates. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Rove notes that even though Obama´s "job approval numbers are lousy, no Democrat in a competitive Senate race polls regularly above 50%, GOP enthusiasm is high, and independents are trending Republican... each passing day provides evidence as to why a GOP Senate majority is

ISIS fighters terrified of being
killed by female troops

47 replie(s)
New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/20/2014 5:10:13 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Kurdish fighters battling ISIS desperately want more guns and armor, but they already have a secret weapon: The fanatics they’re fighting fear that if they get killed in combat by a woman, they won’t go to heaven. “They have many female battalions, as you know who fought very bravely,” Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), who chairs the House International Relations Committee, told The Post of the Kurds. Royce, who met this week with the foreign minister of Kurdistan, cited recent reports of young female Kurdish troops “laughing” at ISIS forces they had turned back. “These ISIL soldiers apparently believed that if

Retired Head Of Marine Corps: Obama’s
ISIS Strategy Doesn’t Have ‘A Snowball’s
Chance In Hell Of Succeeding’

44 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Jamie Weinstein    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/20/2014 5:31:37 AM     Post Reply
The man who was the top Marine general from 2006 until his retirement in 2010 says President Barack Obama’s strategy to defeat the terrorist group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is doomed to fail. “I don’t think the president’s plan has a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding,” retired Marine General James Conway, who served as the 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps during the end of the Bush administration and the beginning of the Obama administration, said at the Maverick PAC Conference in Washington, D.C. Friday, according to a source in attendance. Maverick PAC has described itself

´My kids´ defense of my family makes
my heart soar´: Sarah Palin finally speaks
out about Alaska brawl and proudly
defends ´straight-shooter´ Bristol accused
of punching a man in the face

39 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Ashley Collman & Mia De Graaf    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/21/2014 12:04:21 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin has come out in defense of her daughter Bristol who allegedly punched a man in the face during a family brawl. The former Vice President candidate hailed her child as a ´straight shooter´ in a Facebook which appears to be her first veiled reference to the fight two weekends ago. The 23-year-old is said to have repeatedly hit the owner of a home in Anchorage, Alaska, during an outburst in which her brother Track broke four ribs and her father Todd was left with a bloody nose. (Tweet) It came after Willow Palin´s ex-boyfriend allegedly engage in some

Budget Chief: Denying Climate Change
‘Makes You a Member of the Flat
Earth Society’

34 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2014 12:06:12 PM     Post Reply
Shawn Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said on Friday that if you don’t believe in climate change and support federal spending to fight it, you believe the earth is flat. “The failure to invest in climate solutions and climate preparedness doesn’t get you membership in a fiscal conservatives caucus,” Donovan said at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. “It makes you a member of the Flat Earth Society.” Donovan, who formerly ran the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, is now in charge of the arm of the executive branch

Ouch! NY Times TV Critic Says
CBS´s Version of Secretary of State
Hillary Is ´Hillary With a Human Face´

33 replie(s)
Newsbusters, by Tim Graham    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/20/2014 4:29:34 PM     Post Reply
CBS is putting its Hillary-inspired drama "Madam Secretary" on Sunday nights next to "The Good Wife." In Friday´s New York Times, TV critic Alessandra Stanley discussed the two shows and slammed Hillary. "Hillary Rodham Clinton is the obvious inspiration, but this is Hillary with a human face," she wrote. During the Cold War, reporters would suggest a kinder, gentler Marxist regime was "communism with a human face." Stanley continued: "Téa Leoni, who has a husky voice and a loose, engaging manner, is an unusually likable beauty. As Elizabeth McCord, she has all the brains and determination of the original and none

Four teachings from Jesus
that everybody gets wrong

29 replie(s)
CNN, by Amy-Jill Levine    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/21/2014 3:52:29 PM     Post Reply
It was once said, “religion is designed to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable.” Jesus’ parables – short stories with moral lessons – were likewise designed to afflict, to draw us in but leave us uncomfortable. These teachings can be read as being about divine love and salvation, sure. But, their first listeners – first century Jews in Galilee and Judea – heard much more challenging messages. Only when we hear the parables as Jesus’ own audience did can we fully experience their power and find ourselves surprised and challenged today. Here are four examples of Jesus’ teachings that everybody gets wrong: 1.

Democrats Are Poised To Hold The
Senate, And It´s Conservative´s Fault

28 replie(s)
Townhall, by Derek Hunter    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 9/21/2014 12:25:17 PM     Post Reply
I know a lot of people are giddy at the prospect of Republicans taking the Senate this November, but that’s becoming less and less likely. It’s not because Democrats are rallying around a particular mission or set of candidates; it’s because Republicans and conservatives aren’t. It seems like I’m always writing on issues no one wants to hear are mistakes, such as messaging or social issues. But I don’t care. These things have to be said. If these columns are received like a gaseous cousin on a long car trip through the desert, so be it. Crack a window… If things continue on their current course, the GOP will not retake the Senate.

Security breached:
Intruder gets into White House

26 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Josh Lederman    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/20/2014 7:41:42 AM     Post Reply
Washington - The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. President Barack Obama and his daughters had just departed the White House on Friday evening when an intruder scaled the north fence, darted across the lawn and into the presidential residence, where agents nabbed him. The security breach triggered a rare evacuation of much of the White House, with Secret Service officers drawing their guns as they rushed staffers and journalists out a side door.

Is Obama whitewashing a traitor?
26 replie(s)
New York Post, by Paul Sperry    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/20/2014 3:36:13 PM     Post Reply
Three and a half months have come and gone and the Pentagon has offered no clarity on what happened to alleged Army deserter and Taliban collaborator Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Fellow soldiers and other critics fear the military’s now-delayed investigation is shaping up to be a whitewash. The case has become a political powder keg for President Obama. Since he traded five imprisoned Taliban leaders for Bergdahl, the US Government Accountability Office has declared the swap illegal, and nearly two dozen House Democrats have joined Republicans in officially condemning the move for making “Americans less safe.”

Petition Urges Obama To Let Border-
Jumper Stay In The White House

26 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Neil Munro    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/21/2014 5:26:31 AM     Post Reply
The man who jumped the White House railing Sept. 19 deserves the right to live in President Barack Obama’s home, just as the president is allowing hundreds of thousands of border-jumping Central Americans to live in Americans’ homeland, says a new tongue-in-cheek petition posted at the White House website. “We urge President Obama to immediately and publicly recognize that Mr. Omar J. Gonzalez, an oppressed migrant, was merely looking for a better life when he entered the White House after going over the classist, divisive and needless fence,” says the petition, which was authored by D.A. King, founder of the Georgia-based

Scott Brown riding an
anti-Obama wave in N.H.

24 replie(s)
Boston Globe, by Joshua Miller    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/20/2014 12:51:40 PM     Post Reply
SALEM, N.H. — Voters have soured on President Obama. National and statewide trends favor Republicans. And here in his new home state, Scott Brown’s truck is gaining speed. Analysts and recent polls have found Brown closing in on US Senator Jeanne Shaheen, the Democratic incumbent he is vying to unseat, in a race that has become increasingly nasty and expensive. Once largely dismissed by critics as an unlikely second act in a state he moved to only last year, Brown’s Senate bid is increasingly seen as a plausible path back to the US Capitol. Observers see a race that may be largely determined

   

Post Reply   Close thread 790972





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS