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Bolton: World Has Descended
Into Chaos Under Obama

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/6/2014 7:41:35 PM

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton warned of the perilous new age our world has sunken into under President Obama’s leadership. Bolton appeared on Fox Business Wednesday and hammered the president for his failure to effectively lead. “The world is descended into chaos,” Bolton said. He referenced a new WSJ/NBC poll that found Americans are panicking over the uncertain, dismal state of our country. The poll found that only 36 percent of Americans surveyed approve of President Obama’s foreign policy. The former Ambassador warned that if America cowers from a position of power, “you are going to have

Yes it certainly has, just the way Obama likes it and wants it. What else would you expect from a tyrannical dictator in power who despises the nation he rules?


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bobn.t, 8/6/2014 7:47:38 PM     (No. 9955989)

Yes sireee
Thank you low information voters
Thank you blacks
Thank you libnuts
Thank you takers
Thank you America-haters

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/6/2014 7:48:29 PM     (No. 9955990)

Yes. He did build that. Chaos.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/6/2014 7:49:24 PM     (No. 9955991)

In the scheme of things, it didn´t take long. When the US isn´t strong and outspoken, bad things happen fast.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Emerson, 8/6/2014 7:50:31 PM     (No. 9955994)

And thank you to the Republican voters who didn´t find the candidate quite perfect enough so admitted that they were sitting 2012 out. Our last best chance to rid our country of this scourge before he could do more damage without having to worry about another election.

But no...they stubborned it out. This is their legacy, too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/6/2014 7:50:35 PM     (No. 9955995)

It is long past time to stop using the term "leadership" when referring to the miscreant Obama.
"Judas Goat" would be more appropriate, leading the livestock to the slaughter.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: teufelshunde, 8/6/2014 7:54:39 PM     (No. 9955998)

#2 - good bumper sticker or signature block. heh

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 8/6/2014 7:57:27 PM     (No. 9956005)

excellent, OP. ...sadly true.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/6/2014 8:28:38 PM     (No. 9956030)

The AP reported this week that in 2009 Barry instituted the covert surveillance program known as
ZunZunzeo .
The plan was to send youths from South American countries
into Cuba , under the guise of educating on AIDS .
They were supposed to use Twitter and social media ,
to foment civil unrest and a " Cuban Spring ".
BTW-Barry paid the youths $5/ hour -less than minimum wage.
The program eventually fell apart.
Kind of makes you wonder how many other failed
ZunZunzeo like programs Barry dispatched
all over the world to foment unrest.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 8/6/2014 8:44:46 PM     (No. 9956053)

clarity for adults

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BillW., 8/6/2014 9:14:11 PM     (No. 9956080)

FTA: The former Ambassador warned that if America cowers from a position of power, “you are going to have anarchy increasing."

We all saw it coming long ago.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 8/6/2014 9:19:16 PM     (No. 9956087)

36% approve? Who are these people???

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Reply 12 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/6/2014 9:26:37 PM     (No. 9956102)

Sage words that fall on so many deaf ears. The list begins with Congress.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: StuartL, 8/6/2014 9:28:21 PM     (No. 9956105)

"... has sunken ..."???


LDotters cut each other grammatical slack in our postings, for any number of reasons -- wonky keyboards, imperfect speech-to-text apps, undercaffeinated fingers, bloody-minded AutoCorrect -- but there´s no excuse for subliterate English from people who are purportedly in the business of clear communication.

And while we´re at it, one doesn´t "cower" "from a position of power." Or needlessly split infinitives.

So there.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/6/2014 9:30:35 PM     (No. 9956110)


He referenced a new WSJ/NBC poll that found Americans are panicking over the uncertain, dismal state of our country.

When our times are fraught with anxiety over the future of our country and our world, we see Obama entertaining the leaders of 50 African countries, promoting the great business opportunities in that continent and ignoring the brutal nature of many of those individual countries.

US corporate taxes are now close to the highest in the world and many companies have moved and are still moving their headquarters and whole businesses to other countries. "Offshore" is rarely heard any more and we´ve given up protesting those countries who have left--because we understand why. At the same time, US businesses (here and abroad) are using cheap foreign labor in the US, from agricultural workers and building laborers to medical workers, engineers and computer professionals. (I missed out quite a few.)

In short, the government is making us poorer and other countries richer.

Of course panic is creeping into the world´s populations, including ours.

I fear the moment when panic turns from insecurity to looting.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/7/2014 1:03:13 AM     (No. 9956276)

So goes the USA, so goes the world.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: galloglass, 8/7/2014 6:51:54 AM     (No. 9956409)

From the OED:

Historically, the past tense of sink has been both sank and sunk ( the boat sank; the boat sunk), and the past participle has been both sunk and sunken ( the boat had already sunk; the boat had already sunken). In modern English, the past is generally sank and the past participle is sunk, with the form sunken now surviving only as an adjective, as in a sunken garden or sunken cheeks.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/7/2014 7:49:54 AM     (No. 9956491)

Time to go on another emergency food stash shopping spree.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 8/7/2014 8:05:19 AM     (No. 9956514)

#11 The 36% that approve of Obama are the unwashed mass of our country that have never known what it is like to think rationally.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Felixcat, 8/7/2014 8:16:27 AM     (No. 9956536)

Until that chaos reaches these shores, actually, the interior of this country - the southern border already in chaos, most people will not care.

As for the 36% - unwashed masses living off the largesse off of the government and very wealthy liberal elites who can afford to emigrate when the chaos reaches the US.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/7/2014 8:20:57 AM     (No. 9956541)

Well, it´s not without purpose. When one wants to "fundamentally transform" something, one must first break down what is currently there. Then chaos presents desperation and a willingness to make dramatic changes.

No he´s not disinterested, distracted, or lazy. The correct term is "cunning." And the worldwide chaos he has methodically created is actually staging for his final act of transformation.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Jebediah, 8/7/2014 8:22:34 AM     (No. 9956544)

What is it that Bob Beckel and Juan Williams say: the job is just so HARD for one man, and anyway, it all goes back to Bush."

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Jebediah, 8/7/2014 8:24:25 AM     (No. 9956548)

And I am still waiting for ANYONE in the Press to ask Obama why, midst the chaos, we are still cutting our military to pre WWII levels. This HAS to be on purpose!!!!!!!!!!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: mulhaven, 8/7/2014 8:32:43 AM     (No. 9956564)

The punk in the White House is a miscreant, as are the rest of his gang. But so are the Gang of Eight and those who supported unconscionable borrowing and spending. Those who held the power over spending, but had no interest in exerting it, are the ones who are responsible for chasing away potential voters who want accountability for the irresponsibility. None of the opposition ever spoke up against government support for the evil "Brotherhood", showing the opposition will not deviate from the narrative presented to them. They are unable or, more likely, unwilling to challenge either words or acts of the perpertrators. Who wanted more politicians in power who are willing to follow the same self-destructive path? The gas baggers are less vociferous but heading in the same revolting direction as the fascists who are in power. The chaos is the consequence of all parties involved, including those who allowed themselves to be impotent and, of course, those who voted for the guaranteed chaos.

The killer problem has been long in the making. The metaphorical arrow has been shot. The Democrats got the arrow head, while the Republicans got the shaft.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: steveW, 8/7/2014 8:33:17 AM     (No. 9956565)

Imagine if Condi Rice were president. There would be absolutely none of this constant bleating from the MSM about “our historic first black president” nor “our historic first female president” nor even “our historic first black female president”. Instead, there would be constant denunciation, blaming her for every little problem on the planet. But our historic first black president Barack Hussein Obama - because he is a Leftist like the MSM - can make an utter shambles of American foreign policy (albeit intentionally) and garner nothing but adoration in the “free" press. Who dare contemplate what two more years of this can wreak, especially now that nothing Barack Hussein can do, no matter how egregious, will ever be eligible for impeachment?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Paperpuncher, 8/7/2014 8:50:53 AM     (No. 9956579)

#4 I am with you 100%. I have stated the same many times before. We may not be in this mess if it were not for those that stayed homr because Romney was not perfect enough for them.

I believe this is going to get ugly. I fear for the future of my children and grandchildren for they will have to pay the price of what we have done.

Keep your powder dry!

Love, Honor, Truth

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/7/2014 9:52:56 AM     (No. 9956642)

Anyone surprised? Of course not. Anyone who has had a conversation with a liberal knows they are unreasonable, irrational ideologues. They ignore the lessons of history in favor of how they "see things". Obama´s arrogance of omniscience trumps everything else even lessons of history and facts on the ground. Even worse, this President does not believe in the ability of this country to lead and do the right thing. Therefore, chaos ensues.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/7/2014 10:37:04 AM     (No. 9956706)

Those of us with our eyes open 6 years ago knew what we´d get. There isn´t a major Democrat city that´s hasn´t already slipped into chaos or about to.
Add in the armor of black skin and we´re not even supposed to notice it.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Arby, 8/7/2014 10:45:52 AM     (No. 9956725)

Who else can lead? The Europeans want to retire at 55 and enjoy 6-week vacations. They have no interest in countering the bullies on the playground. Someone better go to Martha´s Vineyard and wake up Fauxbama or President Jarrett.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/7/2014 12:44:57 PM     (No. 9956870)

Thank you #4 for stating something again that you have no way of knowing or proving. Conservatives always vote, it is the American way and we always do so even if the Republican candidate is the lesser of two bad choices.

If the GOP is going to support and offer up such sterling moderates as Dole, McCain and Romney who run bad, inefficient and uninspiring campaigns time after time, then we are all doomed in the end.

Even in the House of Representatives, the Majority leader spends more time hammering Tea Party incumbents and candidates than doing his job of leading the country out of the mess we are in. The candidates mentioned above are good people, but have no idea how to run political campaigns.

Blaming Conservatives is the new excuse by the GOP for their own incompetence.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/7/2014 2:22:53 PM     (No. 9956988)

Anyone who does not know that fact is really ill-informed. 5 years late and $17T short.

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) tsk-tsked conservative media for "coarsening our debate" and vowed to "do my small part" to keep things civil before spontaneously praising President Obama´s recent foreign policy decisions. In an interview for Meet the Press´s "Press Pass" segment, Ryan and new host Chuck Todd might have been mistaken for being on a "No Labels" panel discussion as they both lamented how politicians are rewarded in "advocacy media outlets" for bold rhetoric and standing firm in their positions. Todd lamented that "members of both parties" often "get standing ovations for the rhetoric," to which Ryan replied, "I don´t

Obama Must Get Congress’s
Backing for the Fight Against ISIS

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New York Times, by Tim Kaine    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/15/2014 9:38:38 PM     Post Reply
Washington - The current threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, will test not only the resolve and strategic judgment of America and its allies, but also our nation’s fidelity to a basic constitutional principle. Our Constitution reserves to Congress the power to declare war and designates our president as the commander in chief, but our recent history has been characterized by executive overreach and legislative abdication in the initiation of military action. The current crisis gives us an opportunity to restore the proper balance between the branches. America’s history since 2001 should compel us to fix the way

US to send 3,000 troops to Ebola
danger zone as Obama administration
shuffles military´s mission in Africa

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 9/16/2014 12:09:40 AM     Post Reply
The United States government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of Liberia as part of the Obama administration´s Ebola virus-response strategy, the White House said late Monday night. [Snip] ´A general from U.S. Army Africa, the Army component of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), will lead this effort, which will involve an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces.´ Liberia is the hardest-hit of the four west African nations that have confirmed Ebola cases, accounting for more than one-half of the fatalities. The others are Sierra Leone, Guinea and, to a lesser extent, Nigeria.

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