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Obama vacations as the world burns
Washington Post, by Dana Milbank

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/11/2014 10:12:40 PM

President Obama must really be teed off. Hillary Rodham Clinton, his once-loyal secretary of state and his likeliest successor, has gone rogue, criticizing his foreign policy as too timid. Obama responded with not one but two rounds of golf. Clinton, in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg published by the Atlantic over the weekend, offered a withering comment on the Obama doctrine, described in shorthand by White House officials as “don’t do stupid [expletive].” Said Clinton: “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.” As the criticism became public, Obama was doggedly sticking with


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Reply 1 - Posted by: periwinkel, 8/11/2014 10:18:51 PM     (No. 9962293)

I know it´s only temporary, but it really is nice to read Dana Milbank ticked off at the President. Where you been, Dana? About time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shells, 8/11/2014 10:33:24 PM     (No. 9962314)

When you´ve lost Dana, well, you´ve lost Dana.

Until the next IV Kool Aid drip infusion.

FUNNY. Auto correct kept typing kook aid drip infusion.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/11/2014 10:34:03 PM     (No. 9962315)

And just after the 16-daya vacay on Martha´s Vineyard comes the long Labor Day weekend. In the meantime, the world gyrates from one crisis to the next while the USA looks impotent.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 8/11/2014 10:47:05 PM     (No. 9962326)

Oh Dana, Dana, Dana, Dana, Dana, ... rayciss.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 8/11/2014 10:55:26 PM     (No. 9962342)

Wow. This is Dana?

Wow, just wow...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/11/2014 11:03:07 PM     (No. 9962355)

Good to be the king.

Something is up inside the beltway.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/12/2014 12:02:48 AM     (No. 9962400)

BO is a lame duck. Milbank is simply working for his next master and commander.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: agrunt, 8/12/2014 12:27:54 AM     (No. 9962406)

Obama vacations as the world burns

Only because he does not know how to fiddle.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LAW428, 8/12/2014 1:21:59 AM     (No. 9962432)

"Little lord Fauntleroy" is king of the world in his own little mind. I don´t think there is a bigger ego in all of creation. Satan, move over, someone wants your position.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/12/2014 1:53:11 AM     (No. 9962445)

Don´t be fooled by the Hildebeast. She too lies to impunity if it could benefit herself. She would be nothing more than Barry redux.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 8/12/2014 2:02:24 AM     (No. 9962450)

The fact that he quotes Hillary without challenging her lies and arguing that she was a part of his inept foreign policy - -shows you in which direction he is shifting his allegiance.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 8/12/2014 2:11:09 AM     (No. 9962455)

Dana Milbank isn´t worried that The Great Golfer is an inept president. Dana Milbank is worried that The Great Golfer is getting caught looking like an inept president. To the loathsome MSM, keeping up the pretence is everything. If The Great Golfer gets too close to exposing himself, the loathsome MSM are also exposed, and the Milbanks of the world can´t afford that. Back to your desk, Great Golfer!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: provide, 8/12/2014 7:00:58 AM     (No. 9962557)

If there wasn´t the British press, photos of the strutting Caliph and court would not be seen.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sadc, 8/12/2014 7:06:35 AM     (No. 9962562)

I agree with all of the above but point out that even when he was at the White House during the Benghazi crisis, he was NOT in the situation room. He said he could not watch, well, his buddy Love said it, and that they played cards during all of it. I don´t know that any of his choices of where to be suit me except to resign and go play golf.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 8/12/2014 7:07:09 AM     (No. 9962563)

This isn´t a vacation, it´s retirement.
His work is done!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: uno, 8/12/2014 7:21:33 AM     (No. 9962577)

And remember lap-dog journalists, please don’t ask if any U.S. Soldiers were killed while Barry Jong Obama played his 186th round of golf while on his eighty-seventh over-taxed payer funded holiday of the year at a seven-bedroom, 9-bathroom, 8,100-square-foot estate in Martha’s Vineyard (the island destination the wealthy and well-connected American elite) and going out with an entourage of 40 large black vehicles every time he wants to buy some ice cream!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/12/2014 7:24:14 AM     (No. 9962582)

A Republican RINO nominee running against the 0bama legacy in ´16 is going to have his view blocked by the Beast´s ample behind. She and Bubba are already off and running.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Janjan, 8/12/2014 7:27:02 AM     (No. 9962584)

Dana is dumping Obama for Hillary. Time to pimp for a new ho.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/12/2014 7:33:12 AM     (No. 9962590)

Dana: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Jebediah, 8/12/2014 7:48:11 AM     (No. 9962608)

Milbank and his ilk are idiots! You can go to the tape time after time after time and listen and watch Obama´s spectacular rhetoric on what he would do as President, and do the same re: what he is doing now elected, and absolutely NOTHING lines up! Drudge has a wonderful spot right now of Obama in 2008 saying he would never take a vacation, as the post is just too important. But Obama has the last laugh as, as he also said, HE is President (and can do as he d---- pleases.) And Milbank and his "ilk" are running out of excuses for the man. (Who will "retire" wealthy and give speeches to adoring sycophants for the rest opt his days, a la Bill Clinton---who almost looks honest by contrast.)

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/12/2014 7:48:37 AM     (No. 9962609)

FTA "There, half an hour after arriving at his vacation home, he was already on his way to a golf course."

So I´m guessing family time won´t happen this vacay? Did he even step foot inside the house?

In the accompanying pic, Ahmad Rashad is waiting in the golf court. Rashad is Valerie Jarrett´s boyfriend. I am seriously wondering if Rashad was there as The Won´s babysitter/minder?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/12/2014 7:53:55 AM     (No. 9962618)

#14, that wasn´t Benghazi, that was the Bin Laden raid. To this day no one knows where Smidgen was during Benghazi. I think the Reggie card playing story was put out there to make everyone believe that Smidgen was near the situation room, just not in it. But that he was in charge. The first reports said that he was on the golf course and had to be dragged to the WH to watch after others had made the decision to proceed with the raid.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: strike3, 8/12/2014 8:01:01 AM     (No. 9962622)

Whatever excuse he uses to spend time with yet another big black athlete is fine with little barry. I just wish he had worn shorts so we could get a peak at those skinny chicken legs.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 8/12/2014 8:08:47 AM     (No. 9962635)

President Boko Obola goes viral!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/12/2014 8:10:57 AM     (No. 9962639)

No limitation on vacations, golf outings or any other entertainment for this entitlement president. He is there for all the perks he desires. It does not even occur to him that he should deny himself anything because it may be perceived as irresponsible and self-indulgent. Responsibility is for the little people. Remember, he is the one we have been waiting for. Obama is a Caligula-esque. He is without conscience and answers to no one and will do whatever he wants to do. People like that cannot be shamed into right behavior. Criticizing him will never cause him to change. It is, however, a much needed cathartic exercise for us.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Vivi, 8/12/2014 8:42:05 AM     (No. 9962686)

Dana´s just helping Hillary distance herself from Obama. Otherwise I´m sure it´d be crickets. He´s not alone. The liberal opinionati has already made the transition for 2016.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: congar, 8/12/2014 9:20:07 AM     (No. 9962746)

Even, on his knees for Obama, Dana Milbank voices disapproval of His Excellency for puttering around on a high society golf course as the world burns.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: klezmer, 8/12/2014 9:26:52 AM     (No. 9962761)

Dana Milbank must be a racist...

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Reply 29 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 8/12/2014 9:33:47 AM     (No. 9962768)

Hillery would have had us attacking the Assad regime and directly confronting Russia. That would not have stopped ISIL. Unfortunately, the best course of action would have been to coordinate actions with Assad and take out ISIL. The bad guys are running the show in the middle east. The pro-Democracy Syrians should have sued for peace, and try to get a few concessions. In the end that´s what ISIL did, and they immediately went into Iraq.

Unfortunately, the United States is led by Nero Obama who parties and is living large. Don´t expect anything from him.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/12/2014 9:35:49 AM     (No. 9962771)

Just a footnote to Mr. Milbank´s informative article...Mr. Ahmad Rashad, known in the old days as Robert Earl Moore, Barry´s golfing partner pictured seated in the cart at Farm Neck Golf Club, is reported to be presently "dating" America´s 44th POTUS, Ms. Valerie Bowman Jarrett, formerly of Shiraz, Iran and Chicago, Illinois, now residing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation´s capital.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 8/12/2014 10:18:22 AM     (No. 9962819)

´White House press secretary Josh Earnest reminded reporters Friday that Obama was traveling to the Vineyard “with an array of communications” and advisers.´

Thank you very much, Josh, but we don´t need to be reminded that Obama never hesitates to spend millions of taxpayers dollars for his pleasure.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: sherlock1, 8/12/2014 10:43:56 AM     (No. 9962862)

"President Obama must really be teed off."

Milbank got paid to write that?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: sherlock1, 8/12/2014 10:51:23 AM     (No. 9962875)

A little question you might ponder at the next Board meeting, WAPO: Why would anyone pay to read the opinions of a columnist who is evidently the 300,000,001st person in this country to realize that the President is an idiot?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bad-hair, 8/12/2014 11:06:46 AM     (No. 9962897)

You got it backwards #18

Time to ho for a new pimp.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/12/2014 11:10:53 AM     (No. 9962909)

Pssst... blame it all on a video again. It almost worked the first time. For both Butchers.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 8/12/2014 11:18:05 AM     (No. 9962923)

Read the column carefully, folks.

Miz Dana isn´t critical of his messiah - - he only writes that Stinky´s actions "give the appearance" of indifference.

Lady Dana´s fingers are incapable of keying anything truly critical of his hero and savior.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: dbdiva, 8/12/2014 12:58:00 PM     (No. 9963104)

King Putt must think that the world should be grateful that he deigned to spend 4 ~ count em´ ~ FOUR WHOLE minutes of his vacation time making a statement (inane though it was) about the situation in Iraq.
Hmmmmmmm..... maybe leading from one´s anal cavity ain´t all its ´cracked up´ to be. YA THINK??

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Reply 38 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 8/12/2014 5:49:13 PM     (No. 9963472)

Hillary has the incredible audacity to in effect denounce a foreign policy she´s was largely responsible for. I´m no fan of her, but she´s not stupid, she will tack to the center or even slightly right, and if she´s the candidate, the libtards will just fall into line.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/12/2014 6:47:23 PM     (No. 9963520)

The Democrats will soon be using lawn jockey imagery against their token Obama. Just as they invoked pickaninny imagery against Condi Rice.

Because leftists are evil racists.

Nothing is beneath the leftists.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: jayhawk, 8/13/2014 2:38:49 PM     (No. 9964676)

Obamanazi is just like his ´brothas´ in Ferguson, MO, who are looting as Ferguson burns....Obamanazi is looting the U.S. and us while the world burns.

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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?
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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.”

Au revoir, ISIS fighters: French
jets kill dozens of jihadists,
destroy munitions facility

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New York Daily News, by Corky Siemaszko    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 9/19/2014 11:59:30 PM     Post Reply
The French did for President Obama on Friday what they refused to do for his predecessor — they joined the fight in Iraq. Two Rafale fighter planes armed with laser-guided bombs “entirely destroyed” an Islamic State munitions depot and killed dozens of ISIS fighters, making France the first coalition country to make good on its promise to battle the murderous militants. “Other operations will follow in the coming days with the same goal — to weaken this terrorist organization and come to the aid of the Iraqi authorities,” French President Francois Hollande vowed. The French famously said “non” in 2003 when President Bush

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

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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.

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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

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

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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.

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