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Posted on 02/21/2012 7:25:39 AM PST by pgkdan
Barack Obama was unprepared to be president. He had very little record to run on, and his one experience at being an executive was a failure -- his hushed up history running and running through a hundred million dollars as the head of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge in Chicago. He had a record of avoiding tough decisions (the "voting present" issue); he was just a celebrity who was not ready for the 3 A.M. phone call. The presidency was not an "on the job" training program.
Americans should have been alert to the paucity of his own record of accomplishment. As a state senator he showed little interest in learning the intricacies of legislation. Instead, his political mentor, Illinois State Senate President Emil Jones, allowed him to "bill-jack" the legislative work of others and claim it as his own. This was a practice he continued as a U.S. senator. He was unprepared to do the homework and heavy lifting -- that was for others to toil over.
If there is one constant to Barack Obama's life, it is his lack of a work ethic. I never doubted that the Barack Obama had stellar grades in college and law school. He surfed the wave of grade inflation that has probably always been a factor in his success. This is pure speculation, but the reason why he never released his transcripts was probably because they would have revealed that he took easy left-wing courses that would have reflected poorly on his work ethic. The laziness has persisted.
Obama has made a habit of coming across like a man who doesn't know what he's talking about. That's bothersome enough, but what's more worrisome still is how comfortable he is with not knowing what he's talking about...
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Whether the nominee is Newt or Rick...or even God Forbid, Mitt, we need to come together to banish this imposter from our nation's capital.
I always thought he used a Magic Eight Ball.
apparently, he puts little check marks in little boxes on notes that his staff sends to him.
that’s the same way that I found out that jennifer smith (name changed to protect the innocent) “liked me” in 5th grade.
The Jihad Candidate II
by Rich Carroll
Imagine for a few moments that you are the human resources director of a major multi-billion dollar corporation. You are sitting in your large, luxurious office when you receive a phone call from the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
He tells you that the board is considering a candidate for a high-level executive position. He advises you to complete a thorough background investigation and have it to him within 10 days.
You immediately call the private detective agency you have used for years and give them the name and address of the prospective candidate, along with the deadline for a high level security clearance.
Your next move is to call y our assistant to your office, giving him/her the candidate’s personal information along with instructions to ‘do your standard beginning background checks.’
Preliminary findings begin landing in your fax machine on the third day.
* Your candidate has used more than one name.
* His original birth certificate is unavailable, and
* he was mentored during his youth by a high level communist in Hawaii .
* You receive a 3 page ‘dossier’ on Frank Marshall Davis.
* You also learn the candidate was proctored into an elite Eastern private university by a middle eastern Muslim.
* You receive a short dossier on Khalid al-Mansour.
* You learn the candidate has terrorist organization ‘Nations of Islam’ employees on his current staff, and one of his advisers is a member of the global terrorist group ‘Muslim Brotherhood.’
On day four, you receive in the mail from the security agency two books the candidate has written.
You read both books, highlighting the anti-American, anti-white racist passages.
You note the admissions of drug use.
You also receive in the packet a copy of the bitter anti-white thesis his wife wrote as a college undergraduate.
You receive a 4 page fax on the candidate’s relative, Raila Odinga, who is connected with brutal Muslim politics in Africa, and background information on the candidate’s estranged father who was part of Kenya ‘s most corrupt regime.
The fifth day brings to your special delivery mail
* the complete background on Bill Ayers; his association with your candidate, his FBI criminal record, and
* a copy of the book ‘Rules for Radicals’ written by communist Saul Alinsky.
* You are advised your candidate used tactics from ‘Rules for Radicals’ at his previous employment.
* You are advised the candidate’s wife used an excerpt from this book during a recent speech.
You receive by fax, a background on A.C.O.R.N. and an alert
* that this group is being watched by the U.S. Department of Justice and other state and local law enforcement agencies.
* You learn your candidate is endorsed by every Muslim terrorist organization on Earth; that he holds Muslim beliefs.
* His friend, Louis Farrakhan, is head of Nations of Islam.
* You learn that the candidate’s pastor met with global terrorist Mohmmar Gaddafi in Libya , along with their mutual friend and anti-American Louis Farrakhan.
* You receive printed transcripts of his pastor’s anti-White, anti-American ‘sermons’ and are advised your candidate has been close personal friends with this ‘pastor’ for two decades.
* Your candidate has referred to this radical pastor as his ‘personal spiritual adviser,’ and in fact, the title of one of your candidates memoirs was inspired by a line from this pastor’s ‘sermons.’
In your fax machine on the sixth morning is:
* a file on one Tony Rezko; his friendship, associations and business transactions with your candidate, as well as high level ‘people’ of middle eastern origin, and his federal conviction.
You will spend most of day seven compiling a file on the candidate, The Obama File , complete with footnotes and cross references.
Additional information is arriving regarding the candidate’s friends and acquaintances during college, and you learn that
* he did not run with a mainstream crowd, but chose radicals and communist agitators for his social group.
The morning of the eighth day has arrived and you and your assistant have placed a small mountain of background information into manageable ‘piles’ including:
* photographs of the candidate’s family in Africa ,
* he and George Soros (including a brief file on the Soros ‘Open Society Institute’),
* photos of the candidate and Louis Farrakhan and anti-Israel Arafat adviser Edward Said.
You begin to outline and write your ‘Summary Evaluation’ to the Chairman of the Board of Directors:
* This candidate has a tissue thin work experience resume.
* He has not managed large groups of personnel, departments, material, or P&L statements.
* This candidate’s own writing exhibits a deep-seeded anger and resentment towards people of the Caucasian race over the issue of slavery.
* His emotional gravitas is centered upon his African heritage, and his belief that the white man is responsible for global poverty and unequal sharing of wealth.
* The candidate’s personal associations since childhood have been mostly with radical African Americans, Muslims, and communists; those who harbor anger towards The United States of America.
* Particularly disturbing is his lengthy relationship with Bill Ayers, an unrepentant Weatherman radical who bombed government buildings and abdicated the overthrow of the United States .
* Given the current global situation of nearly twelve thousand Muslim acts of terrorism since 911, it is disturbing to find his close associations with Muslim groups http://www.mafo2008.com/
* I have highlighted passages in both books and find one particularly disturbing: ‘Should the political winds shift in an ugly direction I will side with the Muslims.’
* The candidate has surrounded himself with anti-American grievance mongers, and appears to manipulate ‘typical white people’ by appealing to their guilt about slavery.
* He is a socialist, and totally disenfranchised from the history of ‘root America .’
* The candidate refuses to discuss his years at Columbia University , although he lived off campus and made few friends.
* He will not release his application to the state bar notes which raises questions on several issues including the use of drugs.
* Very little is available about his experience with the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, a foundation that spent $100 million with no discernible benefit for the schools and students that it was putatively designed to help
It is therefore my strongest recommendation this candidate not be considered for any position within the corporation.
WITH THIS RECORD, HE SHOULDN’T EVEN BE CLEARED FOR ‘UNCLASSIFIED’- SO HOW CAN HE POSSIBLY BE COMMANDER IN CHIEF?
The Jihad Candidate 1
by Rich Carroll
How long did it take Islam and their oil money to find a candidate for President of the United States ? As long as it took them to place a Senator from Illinois and Minnesota ? The same amount of time to create a large Muslim enclave in Detroit ? The time it took them to build over 2,000 mosques in America ? The same amount of time required to place radical wahabbist clerics in our military and prisons as chaplains?
Find a candidate who can get away with lying about their father being a freedom fighter when he was actually part of the most corrupt and violent government in Kenya s history. Find a candidate with close ties to The Nation of Islam and the violent Muslim overthrow in Africa , a candidate who is educated among white infidel Americans but hides his bitterness and anger behind a superficial toothy smile.
Find a candidate who changes his American name of Barry to the Muslim name of Barak Hussein Obama, and dares anyone to question his true ties under the banner of racism. Nurture this candidate in an atmosphere of anti-white American teaching and surround him with Islamic teachers. Provide him with a bitter, racist, anti-white, anti-American wife, and supply him with Muslim middle east connections and Islamic monies.
Allow him to be clever enough to get away with his anti-white rhetoric and proclaim he will give $834 billion taxpayer dollars to the Muslim controlled United Nations for use in Africa . Install your candidate in an atmosphere of deception because questioning him on any issue involving Africa or Islam would be seen as bigoted racism; two words too powerful to allow the citizenry to be informed of facts.
Allow your candidate to employ several black racist Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan followers as members of his Illinois Senatorial and campaign staffs.
Where is the bloodhound American free press who doggedly overturned every stone in the Watergate case? Where are our nations reporters that have placed every Presidential candidate under the microscope of detailed scrutiny; the same press who pursue Bushs Skull and Bones club or ran other candidates off with persistent detective and research work? Why havent newsmen pursued the 65 blatant lies told by this candidate during the Presidential primaries?
Where are the stories about this candidates cousin and the Muslim butchery in Africa ? Since when did our national press corps become weak, timid, and silent? Why havent they regaled us with the long list of socialists and communists who have surrounded this out of nowhere Democrat candidate or that his church re-printed the Hamas Manifesto in their bulletin, and that his close pastor friend and mentor met with Middle East terrorist Moammar Gaddafi, (Guide of the First of September Great Revolution of the Socialist Peoples Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)?
Why isnt the American press telling us this candidate is supported by every Muslim organization in the world? As an ultimate slap in the face, be blatant in the fact your candidate has ZERO interest in traditional American values and has the most liberal voting record in U.S. Senate history. Why has the American main stream media clammed-up on any negative reporting on Barak Hussein Obama?
Why will they print Hillary Rodham Clintons name but never write his middle name? Is it not his name? Why, suddenly, is ANY information about this candidate not coming from main stream media, but from the blogosphere by citizens seeking facts and the truth? Why isnt our media connecting the dots with Islam? Why do they focus on those bad American soldiers while Islam slaughters non Muslims daily in 44 countries around the globe? Why does our media refer to Darfur as ethnic cleansing instead of what it really is; Muslims killing non Muslims! There is enough strange, anti-American activity surrounding Barak Hussein Obama to peek the curiosity of any reporter.
WHERE IS OUR INVESTIGATIVE MEDIA!?
A formal plan for targeting America was devised three years after the Iranian revolution in 1982. The plan was summarized in a 1991 memorandum by Mohamed Akram, an operative of the global Muslim Brotherhood. The process of settlement of Muslims in America , Akram explained, is a civilization jihad process. This means that members of the Brotherhood must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and sabotaging its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and Gods religion is made victorious over all other religions.
There is terrorism we can see, smell and fear, but there is a new kind of terror invading The United States in the form of Sharia law and finance. Condoning it is civilization suicide. Middle East Muslims are coming to America in record numbers and building hate infidel mosques, buying our corporations, suing us for our traditions, but they and the whole subject of Islam is white noise leaving uninformed Americans about who and what is really peaceful.
Where is our investigative press?
Any criticism of Islam or their intentions, even though Islamic leaders state their intentions daily around the globe, brings-forth a volley of racist from the left-wing Democrat crowd. Lies and deception behind a master plan the ingredients for The Manchurian Candidate or the placement of an anti-American President in our nations White House? Is it mere coincidence that an anti-capitalist run for President at the same time Islamic sharia finance and law is trying to make advancing strides into the United States ?
Is it mere coincidence this same candidate wants to dis-arm our nuclear capability at a time when terrorist Muslim nations are expanding their nuclear weapons capability?
Is it mere coincidence this candidate wants to reduce our military at a time of global jihad from Muslim nations? Change for America?
What change? To become another nation of Islam?
Looking deeply into the status of Joe the plumber Wurzelbacher's trade license.
> I always thought he used a Magic Eight Ball.
He just to himself, “What would Mao do?”
> I always thought he used a Magic Eight Ball.
He just asks himself, “What would Mao do?”
“I always thought he used a Magic Eight Ball.”
My thoughts exactly.
Senior adviser No 1....Very good Mr President
Senior adviser No 2...(thinks)...any your chances of a second term about as good as the coin landing on its edge.
That's all that matters.
Obama's extreme narcissism is on display for anyone to see. This would be an interesting time to be a fly on the wall of Secret Service briefings. These guys put their lives on the line for....what? Obama? As the author puts is:
If there is one constant to Barack Obama's life, it is his lack of a work ethic.
I always thought he used a Magic Eight Ball.
LOL This and he just shows the answer to some else, never looks
That may be a good thing. Can you imagine how much worse things would be if he were a hard working Marxist?
I’m sure part of the WHY that he is a Marxist comes from his laziness. In socialism, your own personal work effort has no effect on your outcome.
This article should be read by every American.
On the seventh day you find your daughter's lost kindergarten lunch box....containing a paper slip of an account number in Switzerland.
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From the article: I never doubted that the Barack Obama had stellar grades in college and law school.
HOW does he know that his grades were *stellar?*
I very much doubt that his grades were good, as he knows almost NADA about American History, economics, philosophy, mathematics....etc...etc..
He HAS learned how to manipulate and to “play the part.”
You just insulted “What Me Worry?”
Ironically, I had a conversation yesterday where the premise of the discussion was worded almost exactly that way.
The difference was that the question was posed to us in terms of capability rather than eligibility. What we found intriguing about the whole Omama experience was subsequent to his recent fund raisers with big dollar donors who are heads of business. We compared his grandiose speech on the Greek Column stage in Denver where he never explained a plan or process but just talked about dreams and ambitions and wondered if any of the CEOs giving him money would have hired him to work in their company as an executive with no idea how to really do anything and no experience at actually doing something.
We don't set our annual projections or project goals by holding hands and chanting that we want the effort to be a success. We lay out a plan with a time line, a hierarchy of responsibility, a method of execution, and a budget.
While a community organizer may be a motivational speaker of sorts, they don't appear to have much in the way of executive skills. - Certainly, this one doesn't.
Nah. Alfie is impervious to insults.
Another mark of a great President is who are his closest advisers and picks for Cabinet positions. In Obama's case his closest advisers are low life political hacks from Chicago and his cabinet picks have either been very inadequate or total failures e.g. Hillary Clinton and Eric Holder.
Obama reminds me of a high school classmate who generally sat in back of or in front of me because our last names were very close alphabetically. I’ll call him Bill. Bill was a good talker who was very prominent in school affairs especially dramatics. One class day sticks in my memory. We were in an English class and instructed to write a critique or essay, one page as I recall, about a certain piece of literature. The teacher collected all the papers but found there was no paper from Bill. When asked why he had not submitted a paper Bill matter of factly just said he wasn’t good at putting words into writing but he could do so by talking. As I recall the teacher let Bill talk his essay but had to cut him off after it went on and on. To this day I’m skeptical of talkers who can’t write the talk.