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Obama's 'Delayed Empathy' over Fort Hood Massacre
American Thinker ^ | 11-7-2009 | Rick Moran

Posted on 11/07/2009 6:42:13 AM PST by no-llmd

This hasn't gotten half the play it should have and for good reason; President Obama's weird, off-putting introduction to his remarks about the Fort Hood massacre reveal him to be something of a cold fish. Shocking insensitivity.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: forthood; forthoodarchive; nobama
barry is a dithering idiot and an Anti-American-African who has no regard for America's Men In Uniform.
1 posted on 11/07/2009 6:42:13 AM PST by no-llmd
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To: no-llmd
Hasan openly opposed America's foreign policy, on multiple occassions. He was appalled at being called up to Aghanistan, believing it was wrong for Muslims to be killing Muslims (as if though that has ever stopped them in their own lands). He spoke of more Muslims needing to rise up against America after the Little Rock Arkansas recruiter killing. He posted on the internet likening Islamic suicide bombers to American GIs that jump on a grenade to save their friends.

I do not blame other officers and soldiers for ostracizing the man or calling him on his open comments where he was siding with the enemy. I blame Hasan himself, and the system that kept him in place after he so openly opposed his own and sided with the enemy. The man should have certainly been nowhere near soldiers returning from or shipping out to the war zone...and should have been drummed uncerimoniously and without honor out of the service.

This was a case of Jihad within the ranks plain and simple, like Sgt. Akbar's despicable actions in 2003.

Hopefully this Jihadist will get the same sentence as Akbar got and they both will be more quickly carried out.

Obama's response (or more appropriately named, non-response) has been disgusting, but not surprising, IMHO.

THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ABOUT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA'S UPBRINGING

2 posted on 11/07/2009 6:45:09 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: no-llmd

Obama doesn’t give a crap about our brave men and women.


3 posted on 11/07/2009 6:46:39 AM PST by library user
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To: no-llmd

What really torches my tushie is hearing more on the news about how “fearful” other Muslims are about “backlash” and NOT hearing anything about investigation into this guys connections.

I’m really hoping Glenn Beck can get on this next week.


4 posted on 11/07/2009 6:47:41 AM PST by nascarnation
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To: no-llmd
Obama's 'Delayed Empathy' over Fort Hood Massacre

It was his Narcissistic personality on full display.

5 posted on 11/07/2009 6:50:21 AM PST by Dustbunny ("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. " Ronald Reagan)
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To: no-llmd

It isn’t so much that he is a “cold fish” or a dithering idiot, but that his responses are inappropriate and he is unable to understand what is important to other people. These behaviors all seem to be part of his personality disorder. But, worse, his advisors seem to inhabit the same mental nether world that he does or how could these inappropriate behaviors be seen so often?


6 posted on 11/07/2009 6:51:31 AM PST by chickadee
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To: no-llmd
Obama? Not so much.

No, not much at all.

barry is a dithering idiot

No, not an idiot; a narcissistic, self-important, boor who truly believes everyone lives to see and hear him. It's a show, you know...

7 posted on 11/07/2009 6:55:00 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The Little Engine that Could is coming to New York ...)
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To: chickadee

You are correct, and you can add in the compliant “news” media, who refuse to see the obvious.

Obama is a commie sympathizer, in line with every demonstration that Code Pinkos have done - demonstrated in his behavior with various national leaders, ranging from Chavez to Gordon Brown.

His ideology is on display, and too many Americans refuse to see it.


8 posted on 11/07/2009 6:55:29 AM PST by maica (Freedom consists not in doing what we like,but in having the right to do what we ought. John Paul II)
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To: library user

“Obama doesn’t give a crap about our brave men and women.”

Correct. This episode if like Clinton laughing while leaving the funeral for whatshisname. The Kenyan only cares about himself.


9 posted on 11/07/2009 6:57:53 AM PST by y6162 (uish..)
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To: no-llmd

This idiot does not respond unless it is all about him ... period.


10 posted on 11/07/2009 6:59:10 AM PST by fujimoh
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To: Jeff Head
Lt. Col. Ralph Peters was on BOR last night and was livid over the politically correct way that the military treated Hasan before the shooting on Thursday--very strongly put. Ten times the emotion Obama showed in his comments Thursday afternoon.

(I hope I've given Peters the correct rank.)

11 posted on 11/07/2009 6:59:41 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: no-llmd
This is surprising and unexpected. I thought that everyone knew Bambi was a tin man...no heart.
12 posted on 11/07/2009 7:06:42 AM PST by JPG (Sarah Palln Rocks.)
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To: no-llmd
Since one does tin hat dictator wannabe have empathy ? < / s >

I think it's pretty obvious Obama did not want to step too deep into the Ft Hood mess for fear of offending his brothers in Islam.

I'm positive we can find verses in the Koran that will explain his actions for almost everything he does

13 posted on 11/07/2009 7:11:57 AM PST by Popman (Am I still a racist if I disgree with Obama white half ???)
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To: y6162
This episode if like Clinton laughing while leaving the funeral for whatshisname.

You beat me to it; this is what came to mind for me also. Obama couldn't care less about what just happened.

14 posted on 11/07/2009 7:12:12 AM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: library user

This was the attitude of Czar Nicholas II towards the Russian military in WWI which led towards extreme disgust with the man. Czar Nicky abdicated the throne with pistols from his military officers aimed at his head.


15 posted on 11/07/2009 7:13:29 AM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: no-llmd

Even worse than this “shout-out” bureaucratic goodtime
address, were the obviously scripted words that came much later, delivered in the most unconvincing ‘stentorian’ monotone that has become his trademark ‘sound’. SO obviously the work of a scriptwriter, with all that patented high-sounding political ‘purple prose’
I heard it on the radio, wish I had a copy of the actual words/


16 posted on 11/07/2009 7:13:31 AM PST by supremedoctrine ( A, you're a-dor-a-ble, -------B, you're bus-ted.........)
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To: no-llmd

Imagine watching his cold response from a FOB in Iraq or Afghanistan. I feel so helpless watching this man show such disrespect for our troops and our country.

Pray for our troops.


17 posted on 11/07/2009 7:16:28 AM PST by panthermom
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To: no-llmd
Obama AGREES with the terrorists!

Obama is a Muslim and AGREES with this “devout Muslin” that slaughtered our military men and women.

18 posted on 11/07/2009 7:17:54 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: library user

None of the elite give a dang about any American - military or non military. They care about social and economic marxism and “progressing’ that agenda through the dismantling and distruction of the US. The elite’s culture of death is not a joke and it is not limited to abortion.


19 posted on 11/07/2009 7:23:48 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: no-llmd
This comment by a YouTube poster captured my impression of the Assclown-In-Chief perfectly:

"I'd like to give a shout out to Dr. Joe. Wow, what a productive conference. Native Americans are cool. Oh yeah, a bunch of soldiers were murdered and injured today at Fort Hood. Okie dokie, I'm headed to the links."

20 posted on 11/07/2009 7:25:25 AM PST by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Dustbunny
It was his Narcissistic personality on full display.

Yes! One cannot delay that which he does not have. It looks like some members of the press are beginning to see the hoodwink. Any supposed empathy that obummer displays is tightly scripted to give the illusion of caring. As time goes on, experience will show his true colors, and his disguise is wearing very thin right now.

21 posted on 11/07/2009 7:27:34 AM PST by PuzzledInTX
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To: no-llmd

“reveal him to be something of a cold fish”

Let’s see, a baby is a ‘punishment’, and a baby who survives an abortion should not be given medical care and allowed to live, but the Ft. Hood incident REVEALS that Dear Leader is a “cold fish”.

Well, g-o-l-l-e-e-e-e-e-e, what a surprise!


22 posted on 11/07/2009 7:39:54 AM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: Verginius Rufus

O’Reilly was particularly disgusting last night.


23 posted on 11/07/2009 7:43:09 AM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: bcsco

“not an idiot; a narcissistic”

I thought it was very telling when Michelle O was recently interviewed and asked to describe the Big Zero and she immediately said, “He’s perfect” and then hastily went on to blather about tennis or something.

I suspect that at times he makes her crazy with his superior attitude and the fact that he is convinced he is God.

I once knew someone similar to the Big Zero and, over the years, he gradually went rather nuts.


24 posted on 11/07/2009 7:45:59 AM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: no-llmd

Obama was raised a moslem. He would not care if a bunch od non believers are killed by a fellow moslem. He does not care what happens to any non believer and that is why he is killin America.


25 posted on 11/07/2009 7:47:36 AM PST by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY B***!! - President Obama)
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To: no-llmd

The issue is deeper than empathy.

President Obama is Commander-in-Chief. The buck stops at his office. That means President Obama is liable for those crimes, unless he enforces the law and holds his officers accountable for the events to occur.

The worst possible state of affairs between officer and enlisted is for an officer to draw a weapon on an enlisted man. Nothing else causes more damage to trust faith and confidence in the chain of command.

What has the Commander-in-Chief done as a leader, a commander, or even a public figure whi is in the direct chain of command of the perpetrator of this crime?

Empathy doesn’t mean crap.


26 posted on 11/07/2009 7:54:53 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: y6162

That was the Ron Brown funeral.

There is also the famous photo of Clinton and Walter Mondolt in full raucus guffaw at the Wellstone Memorial Fune-O-Rama and Monster Truck Rally.


27 posted on 11/07/2009 7:56:03 AM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Pray for our leaders: Rush, Levin, and Beck)
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To: Happyinmygarden
The man is a socio/psychopath: Sociopath definition...

Antisocial Personality Disorder is also known as psychopathy or sociopathy. Individuals with this disorder have little regard for the feeling and welfare of others. As a clinical diagnosis it is usually limited to those over age 18. It can be diagnosed in younger people if the they commit isolated antisocial acts and do not show signs of another mental disorder. Antisocial Personality Disorder is chronic, beginning in adolescence and continuing throughout adulthood. There are ten general symptoms:

not learning from experience
no sense of responsibility
inability to form meaningful relationships
inability to control impulses
lack of moral sense
chronically antisocial behavior
no change in behavior after punishment
emotional immaturity
lack of guilt
self-centeredness

Obama fits the mold perfectly. And this is not a good thing for someone in the Presidency of the United States.

28 posted on 11/07/2009 7:56:34 AM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The Little Engine that Could is coming to New York ...)
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To: no-llmd

I think this was intended to be lighthearted and flippant and disrespectful.

I think it was the equivalent of putting his middle finger to the side of his nose in that speech talking about Hillary.

He could never disown the Muslim shooter, any more than he could disown the Muslim community.


29 posted on 11/07/2009 8:02:27 AM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Pray for our leaders: Rush, Levin, and Beck)
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To: no-llmd

Great Post!

3 friggin minutes before he gets to “Oh, Yeah... FT Hood” ?


30 posted on 11/07/2009 8:10:58 AM PST by Dryman ("FREE THE LONG FORM!")
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To: Tallguy

I only watched bits and pieces of O’Reilly last night (”The March of the Penguins” was being shown on the Weather Channel), but the Peters segment was worth watching. I must have missed the disgusting parts of the program.


31 posted on 11/07/2009 8:13:18 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

O’Reilly was waffling so much it was disgusting. That may have been because Geraldo Rivera was sitting in the studio with him. Rivera is always ready to read-into the mind of a criminal, and quick to excuse a minority.


32 posted on 11/07/2009 8:16:21 AM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: nascarnation

Yep. The minute a muzzie commits an act of terrorism, the “muslim community” automatically becomes the victim.

Zero and his ilk hate the military and think they are a useless waste of money that would be better spent on “social programs”.


33 posted on 11/07/2009 8:17:14 AM PST by Zman516 (socialists & muslims -- satan's useful idiots.)
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To: no-llmd

I posted my outrage at The Won’s Thursday “shout out” at the American Indian Panderfest and Multi-Culti Photo Op thusly...

The first thing that came to my mind was the near “sprint” to the microphone our Dear Leader did to express his OUTRAGE over the STUPID actions of the OBVIOUSLY RAAAACIST Cambridge Police Officer for arresting (what videp tapes proved) the mouthy, beligerant, (though by Obama’s claims he was a dear, profoundly educated leader in this field) Prof. Gates. THAT was importantly race baiting and agenda fitting.

Some “profoundly educated leader in his (military psychiatric) field, dear Muslim (obviously, like Prof. Gates a victim of RAAAACISM) shooting up a bunch a soldiers in Texas...well...what is there to find outrage in that?
Will Hasan be invited over for a beer?


34 posted on 11/07/2009 8:21:02 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: DarthVader
Czar Nicky abdicated the throne with pistols from his military officers aimed at his head.

I could live with that were it to happen in current times ;)

35 posted on 11/07/2009 8:21:11 AM PST by CAluvdubya (Palin 2012...YOU BETCHA!.)
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To: CAluvdubya

A probable view of what could happen.


36 posted on 11/07/2009 8:23:12 AM PST by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: nmh

“Obama AGREES with the terrorists!

Obama is a Muslim and AGREES with this “devout Muslin” that slaughtered our military men and women.”

I’m afraid you’re right. This is going to be a rough 38 months till the sob is gone from office


37 posted on 11/07/2009 8:32:35 AM PST by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: Cvengr
Empathy and sincerity are valuable traits in a leader, at least in a democracy. If you don't have them, it's almost as good if you can fake them convincingly. Clinton could fake them, which was a big part of his political success (notably after the Oklahoma City bombing). Obama is too cool and detached--he doesn't try to fake them.

Clinton is also a sociopath, but probably did less long-term damage in two terms than Obama will do in his first term.

38 posted on 11/07/2009 9:27:00 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: bcsco

Totally agree.


39 posted on 11/08/2009 6:38:10 AM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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