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'No Comment' Is Not an Option
The Washington Post ^ | 6/19/09 | Paul Wolfowitz

Posted on 06/19/2009 7:51:33 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey

President Obama's first response to the protests in Iran was silence, followed by a cautious, almost neutral stance designed to avoid "meddling" in Iranian affairs. I am reminded of Ronald Reagan's initially neutral response to the crisis following the Philippine election of 1986, and of George H.W. Bush's initially neutral response to the attempted coup against Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991. Both Reagan and Bush were able to abandon their mistaken neutrality in time to make a difference. It's not too late for Obama to do the same.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoiran; iran; obama; quislings; wolfowitz
The Obama Presidency is a Failure. Unless of course his intention was to prop up dictators and destroy America all along.

If the later is true then it is a Failure of our First Ammendment because the media refused to alert the people to the coming danger and was complicit in our destruction.

1 posted on 06/19/2009 7:51:33 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey
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To: Typical_Whitey
Miserable Failure

Like this:

<a href="www.barackobama.com">Miserable Failure</a>

2 posted on 06/19/2009 7:54:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The University of Notre Dame's motto: "Kill our unborn children? YES WE CAN!")
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To: Typical_Whitey
AMERICANS SUPPORTING IRANIAN LIBERTY
3 posted on 06/19/2009 7:55:28 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Typical_Whitey

By his silence and refusal to support the demonstrators he backing the status quo


4 posted on 06/19/2009 7:55:58 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Oops, LOL!

Miserable Failure

Like this:

<a href="http://ww.barackobama.com">Miserable Failure</a>

5 posted on 06/19/2009 7:56:06 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The University of Notre Dame's motto: "Kill our unborn children? YES WE CAN!")
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To: Typical_Whitey
He is deeply disturbed...
6 posted on 06/19/2009 7:56:59 PM PDT by GSP.FAN
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To: Typical_Whitey

Teleprompters aren’t working for those 3 am calls.


7 posted on 06/19/2009 7:57:01 PM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Typical_Whitey
No Comment = "present".

Those of us who were paying attention last fall already knew B.O. was like this.

8 posted on 06/19/2009 7:57:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out? Are you scared yet?)
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To: Typical_Whitey
Being "very concerned" is even worse than "no comment". The 0 is massive failure.
9 posted on 06/19/2009 7:58:47 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (ESPN MNF: 3 Putzes talking about football on TV while I'm trying to watch a game.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I suggest at least a little originality here and Google Bomb with our own phrase:

Complete Disaster

10 posted on 06/19/2009 7:59:21 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: FlingWingFlyer
No Comment = "present"

Bingo.

11 posted on 06/19/2009 7:59:40 PM PDT by cmj328 (Filibuster FOCA or lose reelection)
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To: Typical_Whitey
No Comment' Is Not an Option

It is if you are a wuss. ;-)

12 posted on 06/19/2009 8:00:06 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: GeronL

Exactly.

And now the head guys are threatening “or else” if the protesters don’t chill. So, Ahmanutjob is going to start opening random fire on these people? Are they sufficiently cowed because the U.S. basically stood silent?

ostammer is the most vile America-hater in this country.


13 posted on 06/19/2009 8:01:26 PM PDT by bustinchops
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To: Typical_Whitey

Yeah, well its above his pay grade ... what do you expect.


14 posted on 06/19/2009 8:01:33 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Typical_Whitey

“Present” is not a Vote


15 posted on 06/19/2009 8:03:12 PM PDT by Sir Beowolf ("We The People")
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To: Typical_Whitey
Tiananmen Square is another example of the neutral stance clearing the way for disaster.
16 posted on 06/19/2009 8:05:39 PM PDT by jpf (Obama's been President for like 15 minutes and I'm a better person already.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

His “jokes” at the Radio & TV Correspondents’ Dinner were pathetic and evil. He’s laughing and making light of very serious issues that are damaging Americans by the thousands, INCLUDING the fact that the press is in bed with him. He thinks he’s funny, but he’s just evil.

And bragging.........typical.


17 posted on 06/19/2009 8:05:48 PM PDT by bustinchops
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To: bustinchops

Once they know that Obama doesn’t care, its almost assured to get more violent.


18 posted on 06/19/2009 8:06:47 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Obama was a pretty good basketball player in H.S. He should be able to handle this Iran and N. Korea thing no sweat. Just keep dribbling...


19 posted on 06/19/2009 8:07:43 PM PDT by Third Person (0bama is a Little Lebowski Urban Achiever)
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To: GeronL

Any doubts they may have had as to ostammer’s positions on the Middle East should have been erased by ostammer’s Egypt speech.


20 posted on 06/19/2009 8:09:59 PM PDT by bustinchops
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To: GeronL
“Once they know that Obama doesn’t care, its almost assured to get more violent.”

He doesn't understand that he's green lighting the Mullahs to do whatever they wish to those demonstrators, or worse yet, perhaps he DOES understand.

21 posted on 06/19/2009 8:10:15 PM PDT by jpf (Obama's been President for like 15 minutes and I'm a better person already.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

How about “we don’t want to appear like we are meddling”... How asinine is that. Freedom and Libery cry out for America... America responds sorry can’t be bothered right now.

I am starting to not like America anymore... Is that strange?


22 posted on 06/19/2009 8:10:45 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (OBAMANATION - Resistance is futile you will be assimilated.)
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To: Typical_Whitey
Paul Wolfowitz on the op-ed page of the WaPo?

What's the world coming to?

23 posted on 06/19/2009 8:11:03 PM PDT by Mariner
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To: Typical_Whitey

Will Obama still talk to Iran with no preconditions,even after the mullahs slaughter the dissidents?

Will it be as though the protests and the ensuing crackdown never happened?

“Come on guys! Cut it out, will ya? I mean it! Really! Don’t make me angry or, or uhhhhh....or...uh...”


24 posted on 06/19/2009 8:14:39 PM PDT by Third Person (0bama is a Little Lebowski Urban Achiever)
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To: GSP.FAN

This is a *clusterfluck* and now I’ve NK in my backyard?

I DEMAND ANSWERS FROM THIS FRAUD OF FRAUDS WHO INHABITS THE WH


25 posted on 06/19/2009 8:15:17 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Mac Conchradha - "Skeagh mac en chroe"- Skaghvicencrowe)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Google Kills Bush’s Miserable Failure Search & Other Google Bombs
26 posted on 06/19/2009 8:16:25 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

I think his actual response was “Present”. /illinois-senator


27 posted on 06/19/2009 8:17:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: GeronL

I agree with you. While I’m not convinced Mousavi is the answer that will bring freedom to the Iranians, clearly any move that would even partially neutralize the mullahs would be a good move.

And while more freedom is not a certainty should Mousavi become a power broker its obvious the status quo is the most untenable position for both Iranians who seek their freedom and for America.

Obama needs to pull his head out for the couple minutes it would take to deliver a forceful address to those democracy oriented freedom seekers in Iran.


28 posted on 06/19/2009 8:21:51 PM PDT by fiftymegaton
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To: jpf
He doesn't understand that he's green lighting the Mullahs to do whatever they wish to those demonstrators, or worse yet, perhaps he DOES understand.

Because he would deal with US citizens protesting against him the same way - with disdain and force.

29 posted on 06/19/2009 8:29:34 PM PDT by Go Gordon
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To: Typical_Whitey
...So, it's a different world. To ensure US sovereignty, we have to build nations like us. So, we have a constitution that we can bend when it suits the purpose, and say it's the law when it suits the purpose? Hypocrisy and bullsh!t from the left and the right!!!
30 posted on 06/19/2009 8:45:14 PM PDT by gargoyle (...66.7% , A good round number...)
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To: GeronL

Ahmadinejad now has a nickname for Obama, “Chump”.


31 posted on 06/19/2009 8:49:25 PM PDT by oyez (To the extent veterans read it as an accusation -- and apology is owed(i.e. not given))
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To: Jeff Chandler

Example missing a w?


32 posted on 06/19/2009 8:57:07 PM PDT by upchuck (In memory of my Hero, my Dad. 08/13/17 - 05-31-96 I miss you every day.)
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To: upchuck
Example missing a w?

Missing an http:// and a w.

Typing in a hurry while waiting for file uploads, PDF's etc.

33 posted on 06/19/2009 8:59:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The University of Notre Dame's motto: "Kill our unborn children? YES WE CAN!")
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To: bustinchops

Despite Obummer’s milque toast comments, I fear that the reason the he does not take a stand against the tyranny is that one day, soon, he may be confronted with those words when he uses similar tyranny against protesters here.


34 posted on 06/19/2009 9:00:34 PM PDT by PuzzledInTX
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To: upchuck

My correction IS missing a w. I give up.


35 posted on 06/19/2009 9:00:34 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (The University of Notre Dame's motto: "Kill our unborn children? YES WE CAN!")
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To: PuzzledInTX

Yeah, heaven forbid his hypocrisy should become obvious to his brain dead fellow travelers.


36 posted on 06/19/2009 9:10:22 PM PDT by bustinchops
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To: Third Person
Obama was a pretty good basketball player in H.S. He should be able to handle this Iran and N. Korea thing no sweat. Just keep dribbling...

The "Shot Clock" is about to run out on the basketball playing 'Community Organizer'.

37 posted on 06/19/2009 9:22:19 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: bustinchops
I thought the very same, chops. The subjects and manner of his “jokes,” followed by an evil and chilling, broad insta-smile made my stomach roll and creeped me out. For what it's worth I believe the audience there felt the same. I think that it was a very enlightening moment for his would-be bunglicks. They for possibly the first time saw a person that they didn't like so well. He quite revealed himself in all his naked, self-centered and ugly evilness. He showed himself as a malicious-intentioned “That Guy.” And I for one am glad for it.
38 posted on 06/19/2009 9:35:36 PM PDT by Miss Behave ("WE WANT FREEDOM!")
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To: fiftymegaton

I don’t think any candidate will. This isn’t really about a candidate anymore. Its about all kinds of freedom. A fake election pushed them over the top.


39 posted on 06/19/2009 9:52:32 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I clicked on he link and for a moment I thought this websight was a joke. Did you see the medical symbol with the Obama bot symbol underneath. Good God these people are creepy.
40 posted on 06/19/2009 10:26:25 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town
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To: Mariner
Paul Wolfowitz on the op-ed page of the WaPo? What's the world coming to?

Obviously, even liberals are being torn apart by Obama's refusal to publicly support the Iranian people's struggle for freedom against the tyrannical mullocracy.

The fact that Obama didn't immediately come out in support of the Iranian people speaks volumes about his lack of a moral center, and his utter bankruptcy of understanding about the concepts of individual freedom and liberty.

He is completely unfit to be the president of a free people. In fact, he's unfit to be a president of any kind.

41 posted on 06/19/2009 11:16:45 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: PuzzledInTX
I fear that the reason the he does not take a stand against the tyranny is that one day, soon, he may be confronted with those words when he uses similar tyranny against protesters here.

You may have a point there, but that would assume that Obama can actually think and extrapolate major events of this magnitude out into the future.

I'm convinced that he can't.

42 posted on 06/19/2009 11:20:18 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Miss Behave

My impression of the audience’s reaction is the same as yours.

Most of what I saw, which I think was most all of his total presentation, did not seem well received. What laughter I heard was, with a couple of exceptions, mostly nervous sounding laughter and very little of it.

The whole situation seemed awkward, as well it should. Had I been there, I’d have heckled him with the question, “Who wrote your material, Hussein? David Letterman?”

He was actually bragging about himself and how the press kisses his ass, and talking about a TV show about the compelling story of the man in the White House, or words to that effect.

Despicable, creepy and evil.

And yes, I agree with you that it was a successful evening for us.


43 posted on 06/20/2009 1:59:43 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: Windflier
You may have a point there, but that would assume that Obama can actually think and extrapolate major events of this magnitude out into the future. I'm convinced that he can't.

You may have a point there. However, narcissists are very intelligent, and clever, and sometimes when acting in their own interest a longer range plan is developed rather than immediate gratification. His history of being on the fence with issues indicates to me that he is watching and waiting for his time to strike - to use crises for his own benefit.

44 posted on 06/20/2009 6:45:50 AM PDT by PuzzledInTX
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To: bustinchops
Bumping your EVERY word, chops. And YES on the frugally sprinkled nervous laughter.

I think you are spot-on on everything.

45 posted on 06/20/2009 7:01:32 AM PDT by Miss Behave ("WE WANT FREEDOM!")
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To: PuzzledInTX

Our prisons are filled with narcissists and sociopaths.


46 posted on 06/20/2009 7:07:13 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: SnarlinCubBear

I have heard a few American Iranians on Fox/elsewhere applaud O for staying out of it.

They seem to think that USA’s support for the protestors will muddy the waters for them.


47 posted on 06/20/2009 8:23:01 AM PDT by SnarlinCubBear (Sarcasma - Comforting relief from the use of irony, mocking and conveying contempt)
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To: Jeff Chandler

LOL!


48 posted on 06/20/2009 9:23:39 AM PDT by upchuck (In memory of my Hero, my Dad. 08/13/17 - 05-31-96 I miss you every day.)
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