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Obama adjusts Iraq narrative, now
blames Bush for troop withdrawal

Washington Times (D.C), by Ben Wolfgang

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/12/2014 6:09:26 AM

The president who spent years touting the withdrawal of all U.S. forces from Iraq suddenly has had to distance himself from that action. At the White House on Saturday morning — less than 48 hours after authorizing airstrikes against Islamist militants and humanitarian air drops to save the lives of trapped Iraqi civilians — President Obama blamed his predecessor, George W. Bush, for the absence of American troops in Iraq and rejected the assertion that he could have left a small peacekeeping force in the war-torn nation. He uttered those after three years, and a successful re-election campaign, in which


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Reply 1 - Posted by: osprey21, 8/12/2014 6:11:52 AM     (No. 9962513)


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/12/2014 6:16:59 AM     (No. 9962517)

He lies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Policom, 8/12/2014 6:20:54 AM     (No. 9962520)

Captain Blame lies again. Real leaders know how to lead. Pulling out of Iraq to be left to his beloved Mus-Bro was a mistake and any person with half a brain could have figured it out. IMPEACH.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steveW, 8/12/2014 6:33:52 AM     (No. 9962530)

Our First Historically Shameless President

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 8/12/2014 6:42:07 AM     (No. 9962541)

Complete psychofreaking babble.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 8/12/2014 6:57:16 AM     (No. 9962551)

Obama needs a new scapegoat. Barney the dog is still available.

Does anybody care what Obama says these days? He´s talking to himself.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: bmw50, 8/12/2014 6:59:26 AM     (No. 9962556)

"Pathetic" would be an euphemism to describe him... and the people who voted for him.
Hope and change has turned into despair and collapse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 8/12/2014 7:28:37 AM     (No. 9962585)

I think Obama believes his own crap.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: privateer, 8/12/2014 7:32:39 AM     (No. 9962588)

0´s protestations remind me of Flip Wilson´s Geraldine character, to wit: "The Devil made me do it!" He has been "running" the show for five and a half years.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rsgonner, 8/12/2014 7:33:42 AM     (No. 9962591)

Harry Truman: "The buck stops here"

Barry: "When´s my tee time?"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/12/2014 7:44:34 AM     (No. 9962603)

Whiny, finger pointing, crybaby does not deserve to be called, president.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: saryden, 8/12/2014 7:44:35 AM     (No. 9962604)

Schoolteachers and former schoolteachers will recognize that Ozero will soon be in tears.. of sorrow for himself for getting caught at his evil doings. Such is always the way with bullies. He looks near already.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jmrrausa, 8/12/2014 7:49:52 AM     (No. 9962611)

To paraphrase the First Lady, "For the first time in my adult life, I am ashamed of my country". The majority elected him twice. Now we have to live with it for another year and a half.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Jebediah, 8/12/2014 7:52:26 AM     (No. 9962613)

And the worst part is that there are people, some of them intelligent (and some just dolts) who BELIEVE this, after almost 6 years.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: msjena, 8/12/2014 7:52:57 AM     (No. 9962616)

It looks like the terrorists--and Putin--were just waiting for Obama to get reelected, so they would have more "flexibility."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: krause, 8/12/2014 8:01:23 AM     (No. 9962624)

Obama apparently has never learned how to deal with adversity. Getting mad, lashing out and blaming others is unbecoming.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JimS, 8/12/2014 8:05:35 AM     (No. 9962628)

This is a bald lie.
The US was unable to get a Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) with Iraq because Obama didn´t want one.
Maliki offered to sign the SOFA, but Obama insisted it be approved by the Iraqi Parliament to be legal-- knowing full well they would never approve it because they couldn´t ever agree on anything with all the factions infighting. This gave Obama the " cover" he needed to pull the troops and please his base.
Obama is a scummy liar

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/12/2014 8:05:44 AM     (No. 9962630)

It´s time to start calling him President Queeg. A man this detached from reality should be in a rubber room, not the WH. He has access to our nuclear codes. If that doesn´t make you lose sleep, nothing will.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 8/12/2014 8:08:22 AM     (No. 9962633)

President Boko Obola goes viral!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: strike3, 8/12/2014 8:12:07 AM     (No. 9962642)

I watched the movie, "Air Force One" again last night. I wonder if the network did it on purpose, reminding America of the time when we had a real man in the White House. If chicken$#%@ obama had been on that plane, he would have abandoned his family and jumped into the escape pod.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: LouD, 8/12/2014 8:28:35 AM     (No. 9962670)

Now I know what CIC actually stands for: Crybaby In Charge.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Analyn, 8/12/2014 8:36:49 AM     (No. 9962677)

What. Is. Wrong. With. This. Man??!!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: M2, 8/12/2014 8:37:48 AM     (No. 9962680)

It is too easy to call him a liar because that is common knowledge by now.

What worries me is his magical thinking; he believes the things he lies about. There seems to be an amorphous puff of smoke between his brain and reality.

Apparently, it is contagious, too, because the media and Congressional Democrats are doing the same thing. Or worse, they are watching his demolition derby with stunned admiration.

Whatever Obama´s mental illness is, do the Democrats really want this looney-tune running the country? No one else does.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/12/2014 8:40:15 AM     (No. 9962684)

Your damn idea, BHO. Like everything else you dream up, it was a flop.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: knarfski, 8/12/2014 8:46:15 AM     (No. 9962693)

Of course Obama lies. But a more serious issue may be that he actually believes many of the "lies." If so, does the greater fault rest on the shoulders of those who strengthened his deceit and self deception by laying low and accepting his "lies," in one way or another?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/12/2014 8:51:48 AM     (No. 9962701)

#´s 23, 25 and 26 follow a similar theme: None of us - not one - has ever seen a man this disturbed. Have yet to see a psychological profile of a man that fully encompasses the spectrum of behaviors Smidgen exhibits. Until we see one, I would not exclude demon possession.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/12/2014 8:56:28 AM     (No. 9962707)

Memo To: Barry Soetoro

From: The Desk Of Harry S. Truman, America´s 33rd POTUS

"The Buck Stops Here!"---Just why is this so difficult for you to understand young man? Didn´t they teach you anything about basic, common sense "leadership" at H-a-r-v-a-r-d?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: congar, 8/12/2014 9:31:59 AM     (No. 9962766)

Now that we are on the precipice of a newly formed Caliphate Captain Zero pretends someone else withdrew from Iraq, while earlier he took every credit for it.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Grampy, 8/12/2014 9:35:02 AM     (No. 9962769)

Romans 1:28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. 29 They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 8/12/2014 9:39:19 AM     (No. 9962774)

Obama always gives the same answer. Blame Bush and the Republicans. Its great for fundraising. I would say Obama is tiresome, but his actions go far beyond that. He is habitual liar with no respect for law, he is impeachable. He is so corrupt.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 8/12/2014 9:59:07 AM     (No. 9962790)

I think I´ve had enough of President George W. Bush´s "turning the other cheek". Obama is nothing more than a bully who thinks he is cool because everyone around him tells him he is cool.

Just remember, a guy with a funny mustache rose to prominence in Germany because he also had a lot of people surrounding him who told him he was great and wonderful. That guy´s inflated ego led to more than six million deaths, because no one had the courage to punch him in the nose when he lied.

I mean no disrespect to George W. Bush, I enthusiastically voted for him twice; but sometimes the only way to stop a bully is to hit him where it hurts when he doesn´t expect it. Barry has become accustomed to making up excuses for his failures by blaming "tar baby" George W. Bush and has gotten away with it. George W. Bush, IMHO, needs to find a way to pull the rug out from under Barry by shining the light of Truth on every lie that comes out of Barry´s mouth.

"W" do it for the millions of us who respect and admire you and who voted for you. I, for one, would do it again without hesitation.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Arby, 8/12/2014 10:15:30 AM     (No. 9962813)

Bush lives in Texas. Texas produces oil. Oil causes global warming. It´s harder to play golf in heat and humidity. Therefore, it´s Bush´s fault when Fauxbama slices and four-putts.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: bad-hair, 8/12/2014 11:15:04 AM     (No. 9962918)

The Civil War was Bush´s fault.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/12/2014 11:22:33 AM     (No. 9962938)

Bush won that war, and the incompetent bozo in office now has totally wasted a great victory for our people, and the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

He isn´t even a good liar, he is a traitor and should be treated as such.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: dbdiva, 8/12/2014 12:21:41 PM     (No. 9963040)

Reading and keeping up with his ´pronouncements´ simply gives me whiplash!
OT ~ His picture on Drudge shows a lot of gray hair. How in the world did THAT happen? Are his vacations/golf games THAT stressful? Something tells me that we taxpayers may be on the hook for a truckload of hair dye.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Butch59, 8/12/2014 12:59:11 PM     (No. 9963107)

It´s really mind boggling that this idiot can turn on a dime about anything he has said or done in the past, things and speeches that are on video for all to see, and actually think that people will believe him. I know that a percentage of lo-fo´s and dims will, but the average individual cannot and will not.

And, does anyone realize that we STILL have American troops in Germany and Japan? I do. I´ve been to both countries. As a military member.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 8/12/2014 1:33:07 PM     (No. 9963172)

The kids elevator has quit running to the top.

Time for his medical evaluation.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 8/12/2014 2:24:32 PM     (No. 9963281)

The MSM will lie with him and most of the nitwits will believe him.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Mr Smart, 8/12/2014 3:47:25 PM     (No. 9963377)

I think it is time to wonder if it is lies
or a mental problem. Bush had nothing to do
with US forces making the exit and that is fact so it is cause to wonder how Obama could
say that.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: rochow, 8/12/2014 6:48:39 PM     (No. 9963522)

This creep is so full of horse manure he needs a doctor urgently! Pathetic does not begin to describe this POS!

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WASHINGTON — Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland was at the grocery store the other day when he ran into an elderly black woman who expressed growing concern about President Obama’s safety. Why, she asked, wasn’t he being better protected by his Secret Service agents? The furor that led to this week’s resignation of the director of the Secret Service resonated deeply among blacks, outraged that those supposed to be guarding the first black president were somehow falling down on the job — and suspicious even without evidence that it may be deliberate. “It is something that is widespread in

White House says it has
Ebola virus under control

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Sarah Ferris    Original Article
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Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which was first diagnosed in the U.S. on Tuesday. Top White House officials on Friday worked to reassure the American public that the national response to Ebola is under control. Leaders of the country’s health, defense and military branches stressed that they are taking the right steps to contain the spread of the deadly virus, which

Most Texas abortion clinics shut down
as abortion rights recede in South

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Christian Science Monitor, by Patrik Jonsson    Original Article
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ATLANTA — Texas, America’s second-most populous state behind California, saw 13 of its last abortion clinics turn away women on Friday, after a federal appeals court upheld a law that practically guarantees that only a handful of clinics will remain open in the state. The strictest-of-its-kind Texas law requires abortion providers to build hospital-grade facilities and obtain sometimes impossible-to-get hospital admitting privileges. After signed into law last year by Gov. Rick Perry (R), the law forced most of the 41 clinics operating to close. Thursday’s ruling wiped out a brief victory this summer for abortion rights proponents,

California’s next big political fight:
Plastic grocery bags

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Washington Post, by Reid Wilson    Original Article
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Go to a grocery store in California and buy all the milk, eggs and vegetables you want. But there’s one thing you won’t find at the checkout line, beginning July 1, 2015: Plastic bags to carry your stuff home. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Tuesday signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, making California the first state to prohibit stores from using the ubiquitous carry-alls. Shoppers will be charged 10 cents for every paper bag and heavy-duty plastic bag they use. “This bill is a step in the right direction,” Brown said in a press release announcing his approval. “It

Lindsey Graham Mulling White House Run
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Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas    Original Article
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The hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he is thinking about running for president in 2016. In an interview with Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard, the senator, running for re-election to the Senate this year, said: “If I get through my general election, if nobody steps up in the presidential mix, if nobody’s out there talking — me and McCain have been talking — I may just jump in to get to make these arguments,” Graham said. Graham, 59, also dismissed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 43, as a presidential candidate, saying he is too young. “He’s a good

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