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It's Smart Diplomacy™, the Muslim-in-Chief way. Taking a page out of progressive nutjob Bill de Blasio's playbook, Barack Obama is distancing the U.S. from any diplomatic contact with Pope Francis and The Vatican, by moving our ambassador to a closet in the Italian Embassy.
The Obama administration is going to close the US Embassy at The Holy See and move the offices over to the US Italian Embassy.
The administration says the Vatican office is unsafe.
It's unsafe. Really. That's their excuse.
Unsafe for those in the grip of devil, that's for sure. Being in the presence of so much holiness must be unnerving for Obama's heathen hordes, because they can't really walk around in their "I had an abortion" T-shirts like they do at the White House.
But unsafe as in "insecure?" Gimme a break.
As a part of the security reviews that followed the attacks on our embassy in Benghazi last year, State Department officials are now claiming that the current U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is no longer safe.
Oh brother. And we can't possibly make it safe, now can we. Nope. Gotta shut it down, and if that pokes a stick in that Francis feller's eye, well that's just icing on the cake, now isn't it. After all, who does he think he is, acting all Catholic by tellin' us enlightened progressives we shouldn't force nuns to pay for birth control. We'll show him!
This afternoon I spoke with former Vatican Ambassador James Nicholson. He wanted me to tell CV readers:
"It's another manifestation of the antipathy of this administration both to Catholics and to the Vatican — and to Christians in the Middle East. This is a key post for intermediation in so many sovereignties but particularly in the Middle East. This is anything but a good time to diminish the stature of this post. To diminish the stature of this post is to diminish its influence.
"The State Department has for a long time wanted to do this. It came up when I was an ambassador. I explained the folly of this and it went away. But now they seem determined to do this. The perception is [with this action] that the United States is showing a lack of appreciation for the relevance of its diplomatic partner in the Vatican."
Diplomatic relations between the United States and the Holy See suffered for generations because of rampant anti-Catholicism in our country. It took until 1984, twenty-four years after the election of a Catholic president, for President Ronald Reagan to officially create the first United States Ambassador to the Holy See.
And of course Obama is determined to undo every single one of President Reagan's accomplishments. Reagan stood up to Iran; Obama is kissing their ass. How did Iran celebrate his appeasement? By chanting "Death To America!" at the site of our former embassy in Tehran. Wanna bet Obama plans to reopen that embassy? "Safety" be damned?
This president is inexorably moving the United States into alignment with the Muslim world and away from our traditional allies like England and Israel. And now he's sending a clear message to the world's Catholics — submit.
The fundamental transformation of America continues…
May Almighty God have mercy on our souls.
Caliph Barack I doesn't like Republicans.
President Barack Obama sounded a nostalgic personal note Sunday night and offered a rare self-assessment while criticizing congressional Republicans as an "impediment" to governing during the start of a West Coast fundraising tour for the Democratic Party.
I think he means impediment to "dictating," not governing. And I'm damn glad to do it! Because someone has to try and stop this Marxist Muslim madman from destroying our great nation.
And get a load of his "rare self-assessment."
"I'm not a particularly ideological person," he said, adding he still is passionate about giving people a fair shake, about the environment, and working for peace and national security. "But I'm pretty pragmatic about how we get there."
Wait, he's not "ideological?"
Have you ever read anything funnier in your life? No? Me neither!
Obama is the embodiment of radical progressive ideology. He spends every waking minute waging class warfare while demagoguing anyone who disagrees with him. His administration lives for "payback" against their perceived enemies. He refuses to compromise. He refuses to negotiate with Republicans, while giving away the store to our enemies. He hates everything the Founding Fathers believed in, because he worships at the feet of Jeremiah "God Damn America" Wright while lapping up the rantings of domestic terrorists Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. His ultimate goal is no less than the destruction of Judeo-Christian Western Civilization.
So yeah, I'm damn proud to impede this president. And his ignorant sycophants. Every chance I get. Because I'm a patriot. And because America is bigger than any pissant little narcissist.
Anyone here remember a guy who ran for president and promised to get us out of Afghanistan? You know, something about undoing all the damage wrought by that evil warmonger Bush? It was in all the papers.
Anyway, yesterday President Dronekiller released the specifics of his new security agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and darn if it doesn't keep U.S. troops in harm's way until after 2024.
You read that right, Two Thousand Twenty Four.
If a draft agreement between the Obama administration and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan is finalized, U.S. troops will remain in that country indefinitely — instead of being withdrawn at the end of 2014, as the administration has said.
This is a confession of failure. America's longest war is nowhere near its end.
This Agreement shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.… It shall remain in force until the end of 2024 and beyond, unless terminated pursuant to paragraph 4 of this Article [requiring two years written notice]. [Emphasis added.]
Under the proposed agreement, the U.S. government would continue to train, arm, and assist the Afghan military. "In addition," the unsigned document continues, "the Parties acknowledge that continued U.S. military operations to defeat al-Qaeda and its affiliates may be appropriate and agree to continue their close cooperation and coordination toward that end."
Oh, and we (ie, the taxpayers) get to keep picking up the tab for the Afghan army too. Because otherwise they might start to hate us, or something.
The only conclusion I can make is, that Obama fellow really likes war. Well, except when he has to use it to protect Americans.
Curiously though, all those anti-war demonstrators who came out against Bush aren't protesting Obama's endless wars. I'm sure there's a rational explanation for that. Oh, right, they're just a bunch of partisan tools.
Barack Obama, the first guy to adorn himself with a Nobel Peace Prize while
perpetually waging war. Yes Toto, we definitely aren't in Kansas anymore.
I don't know how he kept a straight face.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says no deal with Iran is better than a bad deal. And any deal with Iran would not allow them to own a nuclear weapon.
He was addressing a joint press conference with Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister.
"US President Obama is a man of his word," Kerry said. "He said in his speech before the UN that the US will not allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon and this is our policy to which we are committed."
You mean like that "red line" in Syria? Let me guess, Baghdad Bob was unavailable for comment...
But hey, let's take Kerry at his word. "Obama is a man of his word."
Parsing that, I see "word." Singular. As in one single word to define the man.
For Barack Obama, that word is "me."
"Me" is Barack Obama's favorite word.
Every other word out of his mouth is a
lie. Including "and" and "the."
There's big news this morning — Obama knew millions would lose their health insurance due to Obamacare!
NBC is reporting that the Obama administration knew years ago that millions of Americans would lose their health insurance.
President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.
Ah, the Obama Administration knew. But dollars to donuts, President Obama knew nothing. How could he? He doesn't know anything.
Four Americans died in Benghazi. President Obama was blissfully ignorant about the details, but it had something to do with an internet video, right?
Top-level White House operatives spied on AP and Fox News reporters. President Obama didn't know anything about that.
The IRS persecuted Tea Party groups, and funneled their 501c(4) applications through the White House Counsel's Office. President Obama found out about that when he picked up a newspaper.
The Healthcare.gov website crashed and burned. But President Obama was completely clueless. He had no interest in monitoring the launch of his signature legislative achievement.
The NSA is spying on everybody, including our allies. President Obama was shocked, yes Shocked!, to learn about it. And he immediately ordered them to stop. Or not. Depends on who you ask.
ATF passed out guns (and grenades) like candy to Mexican drug lords. Hundreds were massacred with them, including a US Border Agent. The White House wasn't involved, honest!, and they're hiding all the memos regarding it behind Executive Privilege just to be sure.
Candidate Obama had no knowledge of his Auntie Zeituni's immigration status. But he sure did help her beat the system once he was elected president.
All of this would be funny if it wasn't so serious.
And so the obvious question is, who's in charge?
Who is running the government? Why is the president content not to know so many things? At this point one has to conclude he is intentionally ignorant. If he really wanted to be in the loop, people who didn't inform him would be fired and the pace of "I didn't know" excuses would slow. Instead it's ticked up. Perhaps he refuses to hear bad news. Maybe his second-term team is hopelessly incompetent. Whatever the reason, Obama's ignorance is no longer (if it ever had been) a valid excuse. His continual cluelessness is an indictment now of his administration's collapse.
Someone is pulling President Chauncey Gardiner's strings. And I think we all
who that is.
Please do not adjust your set, state-run media will tell you everything you need to know. Bloggers? We're the enemy. Your president said so today.
… now that the government has reopened and this threat to our economy is removed, all of us need to stop focusing on the lobbyists, and the bloggers, and the talking heads on radio …
Hey Barry. Fuck you.
You don't get to supercede the First Amendment. Not today. And not tomorrow.
I don't care how much of a dictator you fancy yourself to be. In the immortal
words of Ronald Reagan, I paid for this microphone. And no pissant
community organizer is gonna take it away from me.
President Barack Obama told House Democratic leaders Tuesday that he would veto debt-ceiling legislation if it includes a provision pushed by Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) and House GOP leaders that would cut health subsidies for congressional and senior executive branch officials, according to sources familiar with the discussion at a private White House meeting.
The version of the provision included in a bill the House is slated to consider Tuesday night would eliminate employer contributions for lawmakers' and Hill staffers' health insurance purchases, and require the president, vice president and political appointees to enter into Obamacare exchanges without a tax subsidy.
We can't have the Obamas enrolling in Obamacare! That's racist, or something.
Oh, about those "subsidies." The text of Obama's Affordable Care Act explicitly prohibits them. It does. You could look it up.
But our Washington panjandrums didn't like the idea of paying for their own health insurance, even as they plotted to make us pay for ours. So Obama issued a dead-of-night Executive Order authorizing the Office of Personnel Management to ignore the law.
That's what Obama is going to the mattresses to protect. He can surely afford to pay for his own health insurance. The law he championed and signed with fanfare requires him to sign up with the insurance exchanges and pay for his own health insurance. But like a spoiled child, he doesn't want to buy and pay for his own health insurance.
And so he demonizes Republicans for daring to expose his mendacity.
A wise man once said, sunshine is the best disinfectant. Well then, here's a little sunshine.
"Unless we raise the debt ceiling, we will default." A lie. The government takes in 10 times more money than is necessary to pay the interest on the debt. We default only if the Treasury Department forces one.
Would Obama force a default? Is the Pope Catholic?
Oh, but he has a good reason. He's protecting his Obamacare exemption. Taking
America down the tubes? That's just icing on his cake.
America, your president is an asshole. A petulant, childish, spiteful asshole.
In what looks like a spiteful move, the NPS even removed handles from water spigots along the Chesapeake and Ohio canal where bikers and joggers exercise as well as along the Great Allegheny Passage, just to ensure people don't get any water from them.
But did he turn off the water fountains he set up for illegal aliens trespassing in Arizona? Hell no!
He actually arrested Vietnam veterans for honoring their fallen comrades.
He denied death benefits to the families of fallen soldiers.
He forcibly removed American citizens from their homes.
And he decreed that Catholic priests are barred from saying Mass.
And Dingy Harry has stymied every attempt by the House to re-authorize funding for these "non-essential" government programs. The House is working for the American people; the Senate, and this president, are not.
Priorities dontcha know.
Barack Obama is not a president. He's a tyrant.
You know what? Americans know how to deal with tyrants. We kicked King George's ass back in the day.
We'll kick Barry's ass too.
Yesterday a group of World War II veterans made Obama look foolish and mean-spirited. What kind of schmuck puts barricades around an open-air park thats normally open 24/7/365? The Obama kind!
So what's a petulant dictator to do? Double down on spite!
Live from the WWII memorial where park officials are setting up more gates and tape to block visitors pic.twitter.com/XkzBTWFMEE— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
7 officials working here today - one carrying wire ties pic.twitter.com/9LEz4WrSg7— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
Some media here as well as one flag bearing protestor pic.twitter.com/dO6LbLsmXr— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
After conferring with each other for a moment, park workers fled after cameras started filming. No wire ties on the gates.— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
Park workers back at WWII memorial using zip ties to put up more "closed" signs pic.twitter.com/q3cK2z7W33— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
Go ahead Obamabots, defend your president now.
He spits on brave men who risked death to defend this nation from fascism.
Does he really think a couple of zip ties are going to keep them from honoring their fallen comrades?
Ah, but what do Obama and his sycophants know of honor?
UPDATE 2 OCT 2013 11:17:
Vets storm the gates!
You can't keep The Greatest Generation down.
Gates breached without incident ; Sen Claire McCaskill already inside pic.twitter.com/QrwNmuX310— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 2, 2013
Afterward they should storm the golf course and give that POS president a
piece of their mind.
A couple of news items caught my eye this morning.
Dear Leader spoke to the U.N. He's apparently buying what Iran's shoveling.
The Supreme Leader has issued a fatwa against the development of nuclear weapons, and President Rouhani has just recently reiterated that the Islamic Republic will never develop a nuclear weapon… I want to be clear we are encouraged that President Rouhani received from the Iranian people a mandate to pursue a more moderate course. And given President Rouhani's stated commitment to reach an agreement, I am directing John Kerry to pursue this effort with the Iranian government in close cooperation with the European Union — the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia and China.
Translation? "I have a Nobel Peace Prize, those terrorist thugs wouldn't lie to me!" Apparently he really does believe his own bullshit.
Unfortunately, nobody else does.
Increasingly the United States is viewed as a paper tiger on the world stage by America's enemies. The Iranians know that Obama doesn't have the stomach for the use of force against Tehran's nuclear programme, and believe he is vulnerable on the sanctions issue, and open to concessions on this front. They don't fear the Obama administration the way they feared the Bush administration. The Ayatollah and his acolytes see Obama as a soft touch, and believe they can buy even more valuable time to advance their nuclear ambitions while Washington dithers.
Dithering, it's what Obama is really, really, really good at. He gives speeches, to tell you what he isn't going to do.
A national address to say he won't invade Syria, red lines or no red lines.
A phone call to John Boehner, to say he won't negotiate on the debt ceiling.
A pledge at the U.N. to meet with Iranian President Rouhani, only to have his lackeys walk that back before he had even left the podium.
Barack Obama, International Man Of Inaction!
You know what else he won't do? Miss his tee time.
Meanwhile, as Obama babbles incoherently, John Kerry is busy nullifying the Second Amendment.
Secretary of State John Kerry plans to sign a controversial U.N. treaty on arms regulation on Wednesday, a senior State Department official told Fox News -- despite warnings from lawmakers that the Senate will not ratify the agreement.
The holy mantra of Gun Control needs another futile and stupid gesture, and John Kerry is just the guy to do it.
Disarm Americans. Arm Syrians and Mexicans. Makes sense to me!
Remember when America was a superpower and world leader? When Teddy Roosevelt's doctrine — Speak softly, and carry a big stick — actually helped keep the peace?
Now we have Barack Obama, eager to speak incoherently and outlaw the big stick.
This is known as Smart Diplomacy.
Obama's knee-jerk reaction to another mass-shooter with severe mental illness? More gun control! Because to a liberal, believing in the Second Amendment is a mental illness.
But when it comes to arming our enemies, Barry sings a different tune.
President Obama waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups to clear the way for the U.S. to provide military assistance to "vetted" opposition groups fighting Syrian dictator Bashar Assad.
Some elements of the Syrian opposition are associated with radical Islamic terrorist groups, including al Qaeda, which was responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., in 2001. Assad's regime is backed by Iran and Hezbollah.
The president, citing his authority under the Arms Export Control Act, announced today that he would "waive the prohibitions in sections 40 and 40A of the AECA related to such a transaction."
So let me get this straight. Guns are good, if they're given to our enemies. But guns are bad, if they're owned by American citizens?
What happened to all those liberal shibboleths on gun control? You know, the common sense stuff that no sane person could ever oppose? They don't apply in Syria?
Registration? Uh, no. All those guys are named Mohammed anyway.
Background checks? Don't make me laugh.
Magazine size limits? Whatchoo talkin' 'bout Willis?
Assault weapons? Automatic weapons? Unlimited ammunition? Sure!
Gun-free zones? Only here, in America. Or our embassies.
Won't anyone think of the children??? Oh, right, we're arming children. Syrian children. So they can grow up to wage war on us!
Hypocrisy, it's the liberal leitmotif.
If you ever wondered why they don't teach logic in the government
schools, this is why. Kids who understand logic can think critically. And
kids who think critically don't grow up to be Democrats.
Wonder of wonders, Obama was on time. There's a first for everything!
Woulda been nice though if he'd hung an American flag anywhere within camera range.
So his argument for maybe, someday, possibly bombing Syria? Dead children.
"Children writhing in pain and going still on a cold hospital floor."
That's his characterization of chemical weapons.
You know, exactly the same as chemical weapons like saline solution, injected into an unforn baby, to celebrate the holy sacrament of abortion. She writhes in pain. Her body lies still on a cold hospital floor.
Whaddaya gonna do about that dickhead, bomb Planned Parenthood?
Here's Brit Hume's take:
"He came in support of a resolution he doesn't want you to vote on."
Russia got a Reset Button. Now he's giving Congress a Pause Button.
You know what America really needs? An Eject Button. To send Barry's
sorry ass into orbit.
His foreign policy, far from a dismal failure, is a brilliant success as measured by what he intended all along to accomplish. The accomplishment would not have been possible if the intention had been too obvious. The skill lies in how effectively he has used rhetorical tricks to disguise it.
The key to understanding what Mr. Obama has pulled off is the astonishing statement he made in the week before being elected president: "We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America." To those of us who took this declaration seriously, it meant that Mr. Obama really was the left-wing radical he seemed to be, given his associations with the likes of the anti-American preacher Jeremiah Wright and the unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers, not to mention the intellectual influence over him of Saul Alinsky, the original "community organizer."
Don't forget Obama's father's strong "anti-colonialism" either. Like father, like son, when it comes to how they view America's place in the world.
As a left-wing radical, Mr. Obama believed that the United States had almost always been a retrograde and destructive force in world affairs. Accordingly, the fundamental transformation he wished to achieve here was to reduce the country's power and influence. And just as he had to fend off the still-toxic socialist label at home, so he had to take care not to be stuck with the equally toxic "isolationist" label abroad.
This he did by camouflaging his retreats from the responsibilities bred by foreign entanglements as a new form of "engagement." At the same time, he relied on the war-weariness of the American people and the rise of isolationist sentiment (which, to be sure, dared not speak its name) on the left and right to get away with drastic cuts in the defense budget, with exiting entirely from Iraq and Afghanistan, and with "leading from behind" or using drones instead of troops whenever he was politically forced into military action.
The consequent erosion of American power was going very nicely when the unfortunately named Arab Spring presented the president with several juicy opportunities to speed up the process. First in Egypt, his incoherent moves resulted in a complete loss of American influence, and now, thanks to his handling of the Syrian crisis, he is bringing about a greater diminution of American power than he probably envisaged even in his wildest radical dreams.
Barack Obama was nurtured as a liberal academic, and the anti-American claptrap which guides his foreign policy is part and parcel of every major university's core curriculum. America is the root of all evil in the world. We created slavery. We perpetuate racism. We exploit the poor and underprivileged. We steal natural resources only to leave behind polluted air and dirty water. We hoard wealth while billions go hungry.
In his presidency our transnational progressive left has achieved the embodiment of their innermost desires — a severely weakened America which fosters a worldwide resurgence of communism. As America loses prestige, Russia and China are held up as Saviors of the underclasses, and they're all too willing to fill the void left by our retreat.
The fact that widespread misery and despair will surely follow is of no concern to the elites in our nomenklatura; their sinecures are secure, their motives pure, they're confident that their smug intellectual superiority guarantees them a seat on the politburo, to sit in perpetual judgment of the racist redneck masses.
Barack Obama, Sr. dreamed of a world without the British Empire.
Walking in his father's footsteps, President Barack Obama is methodically and purposefully creating a world without America.
We can only pray that the hole he will go on digging will not be too deep for his successor to pull us out, as Ronald Reagan managed to do when he followed a president into the White House whom Mr. Obama so uncannily resembles.
I fear Mr. Podhoretz is being far too optimistic. The end of America is already here.
Driving to the beach on Saturday we listened to the radio with trepidation, would Obama take us to war in Syria? 1:15 came and went. No Obama. He was late for his own declaration of war?
And then, Field Marshall Hussein punted! He threw the whole mess into Congress's lap, and went out to play golf. It's Leadership, the Obama way!
So OK Congress. Vote.
No to war in Syria.
And No Confidence in Obama.
The lack of confidence in Barack Obama. There's no doubt the president has been extremely reluctant to take action in Syria. He also showed terrible judgment by painting himself into a corner with his 2012 "red line" comments on chemical weapons. For those reasons, and more, some Republicans will argue that they simply cannot entrust special warmaking powers to a president who they believe is not competent to use them.
Send this megalomaniac an unequivocal message: You're on your own.
Let's see him
bullshit his way out of that.
There's nothing like telling the enemy where and when you're gonna hit 'em, eh?
The United States could hit Syria with three days of missile strikes, perhaps beginning Thursday, in an attack meant more to send a message to the Syrian regime than to cripple its military, senior U.S. officials told NBC News.
The disclosure added to a growing drumbeat around the world for military action against Syria, believed to have used chemical weapons in recent days against scores of civilians and rebels who have been fighting the government for two years.
In three days of strikes, the Pentagon could assess the effectiveness of the first wave and target what was missed in further rounds, the officials said.
It's war, the Obama Way.
I guess it beats some disgruntled NSA contractor posting the plans to YouTube, right? Get out in front of those leaks!
But can you imagine General Obama's Operation Overlord? "I say, Adolph old chap, I thought we'd pop round to Calais on June 6th, see what's what. Cheerio!" And it'd be just like Barry to pull out after 3 days too. That's the longest he's ever gone without a round of golf, and we all know he can't golf and bomb fellow Muslims at the same time!
Anybody here think he'll run this little jaunt past Congress?
"The Founding Fathers were, as in most things, profoundly right. That's why I
want to be very clear: if the President takes us to [war] without Congressional
approval, I will call for his impeachment. ... The Constitution is clear. And
so am I."
— Joe Biden, in 2007.
Must be time for Joe to catch a little R&R at the Undisclosed Location.
Because those Nobel Peace Prizes don't award themselves.
OK all my liberal friends. It's put up or shut up time. Yeah, I'm' talking to you. The Obama supporters. You know who you are.
Simple question. How many dead Christians are "enough?"
Because one dead black thug in Florida put you over the edge.
But barbecued Copts in Egypt are a White House punch line?
The White House's deputy press secretary today downplayed Muslim attacks on Christians in Egypt, joking about the savagery that has left at least six Christians dead.
Press secretary Josh Earnest was asked by Fox News' correspondent, Ed Henry, if President Barack Obama has a "red line" beyond which he would act against Muslim attacks on Egyptian Christians.
"Well, I didn"t bring my red pen out with me today," Earnest joked.
Hardee har har. I guess if they weren't wearing hoodies their deaths don't count.
Not that an Official Obama Red Line is worth all that much anyway.
How to know that Syria is, in fact, using chemical weapons on its people: They did it on the one year anniversary of the "red line" warning. Anniversaries mean things. I don't support a Syrian intervention. I'm not sure a fascist Iranian-Russian puppet is any worse for America than the Al Qaeda superstate that would follow it. In fact it's probably "better." But if you're going to give "red line" warnings, you should kick ass when the line's crossed. We're just taking names. We've gone from the world's policeman to the world's hall monitor.
Go ahead Libs, defend your president. He speaks loudly and carries no stick. He's boxed in by his own Smart Diplomacy™. So golf it is!
Quite frankly I'm sick and tired of every one of you sycophantic shitheads shilling for your Lightworker Unicorn Healer laughingstock of a president.
No wait, I take that back. He's no laughinstock. He's a full-fledged operative for The Other Side. Muslim hegemony and a post-American world are his goals. His brother is The Muslim Brotherhood. He's pretty much the only guy outside of Al Qaeda still supporting Mohammed Morsi in Egypt. And his Secretary of State is committed to the destruction of Israel.
If there's an Islamist anywhere, Barack Obama is his best friend.
And you assholes still stick by him. Hell, you celebrate his subversion. You cheer when wealth is redistributed. Paul Krugman is your prophet. Chris Matthews is your poor excuse for a conscience.
Because White Guilt. Or limousine liberalism. And of course anti-colonialism aka the gospel according to Howard Zinn. It's your bible and your curse. You bought into the lies and you welcome every chance to further America's comeuppance.
When I rant like this my wife says I'm alienating our friends. Too fucking bad.
I am standing athwart History yelling "stop!" I am here ready to defend America against the hordes of liberal dilletantes forsaking real jobs to "give back" by enlisting in the Hitler Youth. I'd ask them to watch The Bridge on the River Kwai but they'd all sympathize with Col. Saito. Their teachers trained them well.
Feh. I am Commander Shears, the reluctant warrior who nonetheless does his duty. And I suffer no illusion that the products of our government schools would ever contemplate "what have I done?" before pulling the lever for yet another progressive democrat.
You gush over Hillary Clinton. But you refuse to remember Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty, or Tyrone Woods. What difference does it make?
You laugh at reports of NSA surveillance — "I have nothing to hide!" — except you forget the DEA routinely vacuums up those NSA intercepts and it's quite likely your pot smoking ass is already on candid camera.
When they come to take away your house listen carefully. That'll be me, laughing.
I'm sick and tired of your preening sanctimony, pretending to care about the less fortunate, so long as it's my tax dollars going to pay for their food stamps because you don't give 5 cents of charity. Why should you? There's a government program for that! You call me "uncaring" because I don't talk about helping the less fortunate, what you don't know is that I just quietly do it.
Oh and by the way, Ronald Reagan said the best social program is a job. I agree with him. And yes there is a distinction between the lazy and the helpless. Sorry, but I've got no sympathy for lazy. But when it comes to your favorite government programs, lazy is the core constituency.
Then of course there is your Holy Sacrament of Abortion. Nothing can prevent your teenage daughter from murdering your grandchild! It's your hill to die on. Well you don't die. An innocent baby dies. And your soul. But no biggie, my Catholicism is another of those things you scoff at, along with religion in general. Except when your kid plays CYO basketball of course.
And so why not laugh along with Obama at dead Christians in Egypt? It's not like someone looked cross-eyed at a Muslim, right? That' a Hate Crime. And opposing Obama is racist. Rachel Maddow said so. And John Stewart told you the news, why read the facts?
Wanna take a stab at defending Fast And Furious? What's that? Bush started it? Yeah, now I know you're an idiot. Border Agent Brian Terry is dead, just a bump in the road, because Eric Holder wants gun confiscation and so do you.
Have you ever seen a gun? Fired one? Can you describe an "assault rifle?"
Didn't think so.
But you've got plenty of opinions about why I can't have one.
You'll find all sorts of emanations of penumbras in our "living Constitution" when it comes to abortion or gay "marriage" or Obamacare but you can't comprehend the 4 simple words "shall not be infringed." You wave the bloody shirt of Columbine or Newtown yet never bothered to learn that throughout history an armed populace is the only guarantee against tyranny.
Hell, you like tyranny. You willfully, and gleefully submit to the TSA. You care not one whit that the federal government is tracking every move you and your children make. They've created a massive database about your children — school records, test scores, homework completion rates, subsidized lunch participation, absences, teachers' evaluations, report cards. You name it, they're storing it. But The Bachelor is on, so you can't be bothered to read about that.
Obama used the IRS to steal the 2012 election. You don't care, because you love Obama. Nixon used the IRS to punish his enemies. You protested, because you hated Nixon.
Logic, it's not your strong suit.
Speaking of logic, remember when you were mad at Bush for Gitmo? It's still open. Yeah, didn't think you'd have anything to say about that either.
How about drones? You OK with President Dronekiller waxing Americans from 30,000 feet? Really? I thought you opposed the Death Penalty? Silly me, the Death Penalty is racist! Obama is The Chosen One, he can never be wrong.
Afghanistan, you used to complain about every American death. Cindy Sheehan was your poster girl for the anti-war movement. What ever happened to her? Do you care? Why isn't she camped out on Martha's Vineyard like she was in Crawford, Texas? For that matter, why aren't you? You're pro-war now?
More than twice as many Americans have died in Afghanistan under Obama then when Bush was president. Care to explain to me why that doesn't matter? Can you tell me why Captain Hope And Change still hasn't gotten us out of there like he promised?
You love Obamacare. You don't bother noticing your president has missed more than half of the statutory deadlines for its implementation. His failure is probably Bush's fault anyway.
Russia laughs at us. China ignores us. Obama's foreign policy is in tatters. But that's a feature, because a strong America in a stable world isn't his goal. And it's not yours either.
Our economy still sucks. That's Bush's fault too, right? Couldn't possibly have anything to do with your president's reliance on unicorns and rainbows instead of actual economic expertise. He's a Harvard man! He's smart! And Detroit? It's the blueprint for the future of your blue social model. Go ahead, try telling me it isn't where Obama wants all of us to live.
Because he's also a socialist, or worse. But you don't care about his demagogy so long as it's not you he's singling about.
I refuse to stand by silently while Obama destroys this nation.
And if that means you taunt me or ostracise my child, so be it. You talk about "tolerance." You just don't practice what you preach.
Aparently their new mission is to protect Obama, and themselves, from congressional scrutiny.
CNN has uncovered exclusive new information about what is allegedly happening at the CIA, in the wake of the deadly Benghazi terror attack.
Four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the assault by armed militants last September 11 in eastern Libya.
Sources now tell CNN dozens of people working for the CIA were on the ground that night, and that the agency is going to great lengths to make sure whatever it was doing, remains a secret.
CNN has learned the CIA is involved in what one source calls an unprecedented attempt to keep the spy agency.s Benghazi secrets from ever leaking out.
Since January, some CIA operatives involved in the agency's missions in Libya, have been subjected to frequent, even monthly polygraph examinations, according to a source with deep inside knowledge of the agency's workings.
The goal of the questioning, according to sources, is to find out if anyone is talking to the media or Congress.
It is being described as pure intimidation, with the threat that any unauthorized CIA employee who leaks information could face the end of his or her career.
In exclusive communications obtained by CNN, one insider writes, "You don't jeopardize yourself, you jeopardize your family as well."
It's the Chicago Way. Intimidation. Threats. Retaliation.
First Obama made the survivors sign non-disclosure agreements.
But he still doesn't trust them. So he's upped the ante. Talk to Congress and he'll hurt your children.
A severely injured Navy Seal was left on the consulate roof for 20 hours, bleeding profusely form his leg, while Dear Leader flew to Las Vegas and back for a campaign appearance. All military assets were ordered to stand down until Hillary Clinton could frame an obscure filmmaker for "inciting" the carnage.
Incidentally, Mr. Nakoula is still in jail.
Baghdad Bob Jay Carney would still have us believe that
"a phony scandal."
Phony scandals don't come home in body bags.
Phony scandals don't need scapegoats.
And phony scandals don't transform the CIA from protectors of Americans around
the world into vigilantes for the regime.
We can't all live in Camden, or Detroit. So the social justice planners at HUD want to bring Camden and Detroit to a neighborhood nearer to us. Because the "affordable housing" scam has worked so well here in New Jersey, right?
To ensure that "every American is able to choose to live in a community they feel proud of," HUD has published a new fair-housing regulation intended to give people access to better neighborhoods than the ones they currently live in.
The goal is to help communities understand "fair housing barriers" and "establish clear goals" for "improving integrated living patterns and overcoming historic patterns of segregation."
"This proposed rule represents a 21st century approach to fair housing, a step forward to ensuring that every American is able to choose to live in a community they feel proud of — where they have a fair shot at reaching their full potential in life," said HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.
Not so fast there Skippy:
Why don't the people pandered to by HUD feel proud of their own neighborhoods? Because they are cesspools. Why are they cesspools? Because the people pandered to by HUD live in them. The solution is obvious: spread the seed of decay to all corners of the country, turn the entire nation into a cesspool, and we will all have equality under our liberal rulers' heels.
Imposing "integrated living patterns" means that if the federal government has its way, no one will have the option of raising their children somewhere safe from crime, violence, and degeneracy.
If the people won't move to Detroit, then by golly the Feds will move Detroit to the people!
This is the New Jersey Supreme Court's Mount Laurel "fair housing" nonsense on steroids. If you're successful, if you've built yourself a nice home in a nice neighborhood, you now have the duty to give a piece of that neighborhood to folks who haven't worked for it.
HUD calls that fairness. I call it "communism." From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
Neighborhoods don't just drop out of the sky. They were built by the people who live in them. And in some cases "built" is a relative term, because when folks don't take pride in themselves, when their interest in education is tangential at best, when their idea of success is sponging off of the government, well let's just say their first priority isn't whether or not their house is well-maintained.
And those kids on the corner selling dope? Suddenly that's a feature.
All that money we've poured into our cities, it's gone somewhere, just not into actually making our cities any better. But hey, when HUD tries the same thing in the suburbs, for sure it'll be great. Obama said so!
"Make no mistake, this is a big deal," Donovan said. "With the HUD budget alone, we are talking about billions of dollars."
Those "billions of dollars" didn't grown on trees. They were plucked from the pockets of those of us whose neighborhoods will now be reduced to slums. Is progressivism great or what?
"I think the best possible social program is a job."
— Ronald Reagan
The American Dream isn't something the government can just legislate into existence. It requires work. It requires effort. It requires desire. And yes, it requires that one conforms to the norms of the society to which he aspires, not the other way around. You don't get to live in Beverly Hills merely because you want to live in Beverly Hills. You have to earn it.
According to Eric Holder, Rosa Parks had a duty to retreat from her seat on the bus. And Martin Luther King had a duty to retreat from the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Because in his speech to the NAACP today our esteemed Attorney General said this:
"But we must examine laws that take this further by eliminating the common sense and age-old requirement that people who feel threatened have a duty to retreat, outside their home, if they can do so safely," Holder said. "By allowing -- and perhaps encouraging -- violent situations to escalate in public, such laws undermine public safety."
Oh, wait. That's probably not what he meant. White People have a "duty to retreat" when confronted by a Son of Obama. But Holder's homies? He's got their back.
Now listen up. I'm going to talk about ideas here, so the Rachel Jeantels of the world might not be fully capable of grasping my arguments. But I'll soldier on anyway.
A man's home is his castle. That's a doctrine enshrined in English Common Law since the days of Magna Carta. So when a thug invades your personal space and starts beating your head into the pavement, there's no "duty to retreat" in your repertoire. Unless you're Eric Holder.
Then again, he warrants Secret Service protection, so his "duty to retreat" is covered by one or more flanking maneuvers. The rest of us aren't so fortunate.
And yet, he'd rather we sat back and enjoyed the beating. Oh, sorry, it's not a "beating." Miss Jeantel described it as a "whoop-assssssssssssss." Some kind of African-American cultural ritual. Totally harmless. And undoubtedly fun for the whole family.
If only our post-racial president had explained these things! Us creepy-ass crackers would know when to retreat and when to just sit back and offer up our skulls as reparations for centuries of racial inequality. Too bad he's busy playing golf.
Did you know that Obama's CIA is actively training Syrian "rebels" to use advanced anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons?
CIA operatives and U.S. special operations troops have been secretly training Syrian rebels with anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons since late last year, months before President Obama approved plans to begin directly arming them, according to U.S. officials and rebel commanders.
The training has involved fighters from the Free Syrian Army, a loose confederation of rebel groups that the Obama administration has promised to back with expanded military assistance, said a U.S. official, who discussed the effort anonymously because he was not authorized to disclose details.
And here's where the Real Fun begins, because by "rebels" I mean, of course, al Qaeda. Or rather, al Qaeda's Syrian branch, known as the al Nusra Front, which is a key player in this so-called "loose configuration of rebel groups."
Al Qaeda with anti-aircraft weapons, what could go wrong?
But wait, there's more!
Marines for Morsi — U.S. soldiers deployed to Egypt so they can help the Muslim Brotherhood "restore order."
A group of soldiers are preparing for their deployment to Egypt with riot training on post.
They're planning ahead for violent protests or riots and the possibility of protecting the country's border with Israel.
Somewhere, Lara Logan is crying.
Trust Obama! Because Syria is "too complicated" for us mere mortals to understand.
As for why we're helping the Muslim Brotherhood beat the living shit out of everyday Egyptians, I guess that's not something we're supposed to understand either.
I'm with Sarah Palin, let 'em kill each other. Allah can sort it out.
But then, if we did that, Obama couldn't pretend he's Caliph.