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World dangers test US
resolve, including Obama’s

Christian Science Monitor, by Brad Knickerbocker

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/20/2014 6:21:01 PM

Politically speaking, the low point in how President Obama’s approach to foreign policy is perceived may have been in 2011 when an advisor described his actions in Libya, where a coalition was trying to oust dictator Muammar Qaddafi, as “leading from behind.” Most Americans aren’t used to hearing that. Even though they’re weary of war, either they want a more assertive United States, it seems, or the kind of non-interventionist approach favored by Sen. Rand Paul. “Leading from behind” sounds so … unexceptional. Today, Obama faces two immediate and potentially very dangerous situations abroad: the downing of a

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The Christian Science Monitor, like all other 0bama driven talking points sycophants, "reports from behind." Rush tried to warn US before he was first elected and we have painfully followed the deterioration of our nation since then. Whether campaigning (money bundling), vacationing, or in the White House, our country, as is the world, is less safer each day 0bama´s in office.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/20/2014 6:30:40 PM     (No. 9933074)

But the GOPhants claim Sarah Palin is an idiot for wanting to shut down Obama´s madness.

The GOP´s thinking appears more in line with Obama´s.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/20/2014 6:44:58 PM     (No. 9933088)

Obama never seems to have a game plan in place when an event occurs. He thought the world would be all unicorns and rainbows if he just gave enough flowery speeches. Instead it´s quickly igniting into regional conflicts that could engulf us all.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/20/2014 6:47:41 PM     (No. 9933094)

0bama´s Resolve is a high oxymoron unless it involves getting to the golf course in time for teeing off.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snakeoil, 7/20/2014 6:59:35 PM     (No. 9933102)

The only test ØDumbø could pass is Teleprompter Reading 101. Resolve? Are you kidding? If Fidel were younger he´d probably invade Florida after watching Emperor Putt Putt in action. I just hope Toronto´s Mayor isn´t embolden enough to invade Michigan. We couldn´t handle it. Even that retarded chimp Biden would be an improvement.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 7/20/2014 7:13:59 PM     (No. 9933113)

The CSM has been one of the liar-in-chief´s biggest cheerleaders, they have also help cover up scandal after scandal too and now acts surprised that obummer is a coward.
The CSM was also one of GWBs biggest critics.
Once again another ´news´ organization is terrible late to the party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/20/2014 8:07:38 PM     (No. 9933146)

Obama is who created all the mess people now want to intervene in. Obama and EU overthrew the Ukraine leader, armed the rebels in Syria, withdrew from Iraq and Iran, overthrew the Egyptian president, and the Libyan leader. Obama has done for the world what he has done for America. Obama and the Democrats are the fifth column in America, calling in foreigners because they can´t get citizen support for the overthrow of America.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 7/20/2014 9:23:42 PM     (No. 9933177)

Leading from behind? He has his head so far up his behind that this is the only way he can lead!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby, 7/20/2014 11:26:59 PM     (No. 9933257)

#7 is exactly right that´s why I call obama an asshat! Look it up in the slang dictionary it fits him perfectly!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/21/2014 5:15:22 AM     (No. 9933390)

Does anyone remember when Obama was first elected President of our country how he bowed to our enemies? Look at how they hate us now? I KNOW it was a plan of Obama´s yes......BEFORE he was elected and I know he´s not working on this alone ..never was. I´m telling you........mark my words .....it was a PLAN for a long time coming. They supported him all along to get to this point and this power to destroy YOU and USA.

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