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Power Line, by Steven Hayward

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/14/2014 2:56:14 PM

Can the killer rabbit be very long in coming? Because this is the headline of the day, if not the year, from the Wall Street Journal: Obama Contends With Arc of Instability Not Seen Since ‘70s And we all remember who was president when the 1970s spun fully out of control? Anyway, in case you don’t have a WSJ subscription, here’s the lede: WASHINGTON—A convergence of security crises is playing out around the globe, from the Palestinian territories and Iraq to Ukraine and the South China Sea, posing a serious challenge to President Barack Obama‘s foreign policy and reflecting a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 7/14/2014 3:34:01 PM     (No. 9924170)

I love the illustration at the end of the article.

The comparisons are certainly there, but this ´malaise´ is the result of outright treason, and not simple fecklessness.

At least Carter loved his country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 7/14/2014 3:35:17 PM     (No. 9924173)

Anyone who believes in communism and central planning as a "the solution" in politics, has a severe disconnect with reality and rational thought, and has developed an simple-minded ability to ignore obvious factual information in favor of their warped fantasy views of human relations, economics, history and geopolitics.

When these mentally deficient fools are given the reins of power, they continuously make clearly wrong choices which are responsible for greater and greater problems and instability.

This subspecies of politicians have a fundamental world view and belief system which makes it impossible for them to direct affairs in a way that would lead to what most rational thinkers would call stability and good results. It is clear that by most standards, they are actually so disfunctional as to be mentally ill.

Jimmy Carter´s increasingly bizarre and irrational public outbursts in the last two decades is proof of his becoming increasingly unhinged. Obama is another of this same class of mentally unstable people that can appear to be rational for a time, but when given actual power, manages to make the exactly incorrect choice at each and every decision point, leading to instability and increasing chaos. I hope we have some great leader rise up soon to direct us back to sanity, the way Reagan did after the unmitigated disaster of Carter.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 7/14/2014 4:41:06 PM     (No. 9924298)

Carter never realized that the Secret Service was constantly stocking his fishing hole to keep him from canoeing further down stream.

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