Skip to comments.Obama Denied and Lied, Finally Admits Brits Passed Intel to US on Bomber
Posted on 01/07/2010 5:29:23 AM PST by opentalk
A president who gives shout-outs to native Americans before taking his sweet ass time to respond to the biggest attack on a military base in US history that led to thirteen dead and 21 wounded .......
Fresh on the heels of that unprecedented show of cold blood and contempt for American life........ after initially lying by denying that they had received British intelligence, Obama officials last night finally admitted that they received British intel information on Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, as reported here at Atlas.
The thing is, Americans will be killed, slaughtered in these terror attacks. What is terrifying is that Umar Farouk got on a plane, in the exact seat he wanted, 19A above the fuel tank. That is as precise as 911. And Obama's only concern is that he looks bad.
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After initially denying that they had received British intelligence, senior American sources confirmed last night that they were "reviewing" what British information had been received on Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
The admission is embarrassing for the White House and threatens to provoke a rift with Gordon Brown. The conflicting briefing over the shared intelligence also suggests that the transatlantic relationship may have weakened in recent months.
Confirmation that Abdulmutallab's name was passed to the US in 2008 would be a major blow to Mr Obama, although it could also open up accusations that George W Bush's administration failed to collate intelligence properly.
Why would it open up Bush accusations? Umar didn't strike on Bush's watch, asshats.
The Prime Minister's spokesman disclosed on Monday that MI5 information had been shared with the Americans more than a year ago. Alan Johnson, the Home Secretary, confirmed this in the House of Commons yesterday. The information is understood to have detailed Abdulmutallab's contacts with radical preachers but did not give warning that he might be a terrorist threat.
White House sources are thought to be furious over the British intervention, with Mr Obama already under pressure over intelligence failures concerning the thwarted attempt to blow up the US airliner.
Maybe Pres O should start bowing to the Queen. What a schmuck. Little Lord Fauntleroy is mad at the Brits for exposing his treasonous national security policy.
Yesterday, the Prime Minister's spokesman played down the rift. Both British and American officials insisted the intelligence would not have prevented the attempted attack.
However, there are growing questions as to why Abdulmutalab was granted a US visa and why his name was not on a US watch list.
frankly, I would like to kick some obamaASS! the man is a total failure.
See tag line.
After Obama gave the queen an iPod, this is the thanks he gets.
I hope the security report that comes out today does not deflect responsibility and blame to Bush.
are you kidding me..when has Obamatheclown ever taken responsibility.
next up..fire the dude (bush appointee) who didn’t come back from his vacation..even though the CIC didn’t come back either.
There is no way they can blame Bush on this one. There are reports coming out that they KNEW umar had terrorist ties while the plane was in the air. Yet both obama and napolitano called this an isolated incident. This one is on obama and we’ll make sure of that.
I have been saying all along that most likely everyone on our side was on vacation those last two weeks.
Well, what do you know. Our anti terrorism chief (how many are there FGS) was on vacation and didn’t even bother to come back.
That this is now in the news means he will be the one fired.
If they blame Bush, they better be prepared for a salvo from Dick Cheney.
The kid’s father walked into the Embassy for cripes sakes. Someone was just too lazy to search the data base....and it may be a Muzzie mole.
Common sense that Christmas day would be a target time for Islam terrorists.
It’s not this failed attack that will be the downfall of Obama. This was the warning shot that made him squarely responsible to fix the problem in the public’s mind. Obama’s real problem comes if and when another attack occurs and it is SUCCESSFUL.
Over the coming months, career CIA, FBI and TSA employees are going to leak out that the Obama administration through back channels essentially ordered them all to go soft on Muslim travellers. It will come out that the administration began to dismantle any Bush Administration attempts to coordinate and profile sectors of individuals.
The real problem for Mr. O is that this may all come out before during and after a successful terrorist act and the administration will be left trying to explain why they can’t seem to pronunciate the word terror for starters. The rest of the questions will be decidedly less easy.
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