Skip to comments.'Global War On Terror' Is Given New Name; Bush's Phrase Is Out, Pentagon Says (24 March 2009)
Posted on 12/28/2009 7:39:00 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
(24/3/09) The Obama administration appears to be backing away from the phrase "global war on terror," a signature rhetorical legacy of its predecessor. In a memo e-mailed this week to Pentagon staff members, the Defense Department's office of security review noted that "this administration prefers to avoid using the term 'Long War' or 'Global War on Terror' [GWOT.] Please use 'Overseas Contingency Operation.' ..."
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newspeak orders recieved..
Can you imagine how many Luncheon meetings it took for the brainless in d. C. to come up with a new name.
I wonder how much they spent on consumer data to test the reaction of the “stupid” public.
Overseas? Overseas??????? Excuse me, but how about a contingency plan for stopping terrorists on the homefront? Oh, never mind, Napolitano said it all worked just fine.
How’s the Hopey/Changey thingee working out?
If by design, then something ELSE.
How about “Overseas Negotiations with Operatives in a Bad Mood”?
And we can call Obama “Kenyan Politician in America” instead of President.
The jihadists are just getting warmed up, I am afraid. It is going to be a rough 2010. Take that to the BANK, America. I wish it were otherwise.
Morons? I assume you mean the U.S. Government (correct) vs. the two mohammedan losers (winners, this round?)in the photo.
DemoLiberals! (spit)...They’re even p*ssies when they talk about killing their enemies...uhhhhhmmmm...”Discontinuing
the functionality of opposing peoples”.
Present Obama’s Sanctions Educating Radicals.
It’s a teaching moment: POSER.
I agree and please remember,
Obama is about to send 90 YEMENI DETAINEES at GITMO
back to YEMEN!
It should be called “war on radical Muslim morons”.
I mean, changing the name of something to dilute its impact, THAT is moronic, yes, and it is by design unfortunately.
Gentlemen, I give you “Operation Cuddly Fluff!”
I was just commenting to another on a different thread how now that it is obamageddon who started a third theater in Yemen the NYT see’s fit to call it the war on terror! Before they all stopped using the term only Fox continued.
The first terrorist that needs to be removed is the one in the WH.
“In an address to Congress nine days after the attacks, President George W. Bush said, “Our war on terror will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated.”
Clearly Obama doesn’t think the same way. He figures if we just pretend there are no terrorists, they will just go away. The recent attack clearly show that it doesn’t work that way.
mmmmmmm, mmmmmm, mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
A war by any other name...
Wait a minute! If it walks like a terrorist, talks like a terrorist, acts like a terrorist, it must be a Duck! Ducks are not inspected at Airports by DHS or overseas departure points. Are there ducks in Nigeria?
Yup, that is pretty much what they are doing!
This was a MAJOR national security breach and an attack (even if failed in part) upon the United States of America, on the day we celebrate Jesus' birth.
And they are asleep at the wheel, either through incompetence or political correct design.
Hey guys, SURPRISE! Wake up and smell the Nigerian coffee, you dingbats!
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