Skip to comments.Jerk of the Week - Chuck Hagel and Barack Obama
Posted on 03/02/2014 12:19:58 PM PST by rightwingerpatriot
It's that time where we select someone who has been particularly foul and acts against the best interests of the United States. As usual, we had a number of strong contenders for the title of Jerk of the Week. There was a late surge by the federal court in California who ruled that the Live Oak High School could ban t-shirts that had the American flag on them. In a normal week, that would have clinched it, but....we had a strong frontrunner that stayed the course. Our winners for Jerk of the Week are Chuck Hagel and Barack Obama.
This week, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel unveiled his military budget. Many suspected that there would be some budget cuts, but Hagel went on a chopping spree. The overall effect is that the Army will shrink down to pre-World War II levels. In fact, all the branches will be heavily impacted, not only in personnel and equipment but also quality of life. The Air Force is losing the mighty A-10, which has served with distinction for years. The Navy is losing some ships, but will continue to keep the current eleven carriers, but that number is in doubt in the future.
All of this is happening under Obama's watch and has his approval. Like all liberals, Obama hates the military as it is the clearest example of American power and exceptionalism. There has been a clear purge going on over the last few years where senior military officers have been forced out. The reason is that most in the military despise Obama because they know exactly what he is. Obama has handicapped our troops worldwide. He refused to send military help to our ambassador in Benghazi. When the Navy Yard shootings took place, Obama gave a speech where he briefly mentioned the shooting but then went on to spend the vast majority of his remarks attacking his political opponents.
As for Chuck Hagel's budget, the axe will fall hard on the common soldier. Despite the government handing out taxpayer money to themselves and union cronies, they spit on the crumbs that fall to our brave men and women in uniform. The budget for the commissaries is slashed, with the result that the average military family will have to spend $3,000 more per year on groceries. Medical costs will skyrocket as deductibles and co-pays for medical treatment are increased for both active and retired military. The housing allowance will be reduced as well, forcing military families who have to move quite often to pay more out of pocket to have a home.
These actions just show the contempt that Chuck Hagel and Barack Obama has for the military. The men and women who serve sacrifice a great deal in service to our country. I have family and friends who have served, and I have seen the costs of doing so up close. What's even more laughable is that Hagel and Obama talk about having a more lean, responsive military. What a joke. We need boots on the ground, ships on the sea, and planes in the air. The world is getting more dangerous with each passing day. Not only do we have to contend with Islamic terrorism and a nuclear Iran, but we also have the rising threat of China and Russia. After this budget was announced, we have seen Russian troops invade Ukraine as Putin seeks to rebuild the old Soviet Union. Despite a world seeking to bring down America, liberals like Hagel and Obama see that as a great opportunity to reduce our manpower and effectiveness. That is why they are our Jerk of the Week.
Hey! I nominate Sec. of Stupid John Kerry.
Sorry, those two are Jerk of the Year and Jerk of the Century, respectively
I nominate anyone who supported and/or is supporting Clown Prince nobama and his commie minions where ever they may be...as well as the Clown Prince him self.
I agree with the nominees!
As for why they are doing what the are doing to the military? I’m sure they have ideological reasons but what I think are big ones is the desire to bring back the draft. Yes the draft... The volunteer forces are just to darn successful and patriotic.
I believe they want EVERYONE; men and women to be in the service to America for a period of time. Think about it... Service members are outside of the civilian courts of justice for the most part. They can be RFID chipped, DNA scanned at will; the end result is that once that occurs and is accepted, there will eventually be no ‘citizen’ of the United States that isn’t in the data banks and can be tracked at will for the rest of their lives.
What they do with that data is up to you to imagine; for myself I see it as a prelude to the identifying and cleansing from American soil of possible dissidents to future regimes.
“Service members are outside of the civilian courts of justice for the most part.”
Well at least the “lyin’ king” has company this week. Since he tops the list weekly it’s nice for him to have a companion other than moochie.
Week, month, year, century, millenium, eon, it’s still going to be the same guy. For this and all other galaxies, and even for any and all parallel dimensions, no matter how many there are.
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