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Obama Says 'Catastrophic Breach' Led to Bomb Plot
The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12-29-09 | ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON

Posted on 12/29/2009 4:49:53 PM PST by GOP_Lady

Edited on 12/29/2009 4:53:26 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

HONOLULU -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday said a "catastrophic breach" of security led to the Christmas Day attempted bombing on a Detroit-bound airplane.

"A systemic failure has occurred and I consider that totally unacceptable. There was a mix of human and systemic failure that contributed to this catastrophic breach of security," he said.


(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhochristmas; flight253; securitybreach; wot
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President Obama gave a statement at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, Hawaii on Tuesday.
1 posted on 12/29/2009 4:49:55 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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2 posted on 12/29/2009 4:50:31 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: GOP_Lady

System Worked <> Catastrophic Breach


3 posted on 12/29/2009 4:51:01 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (There is no amount of work you can perform that they can't steal from you.)
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To: GOP_Lady

the catastrophic breach occurred last November . . . . .


4 posted on 12/29/2009 4:52:11 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: GOP_Lady

Very very late to the realization that national security should have been a top priority.

Fighting with FNC, snubbing Great Britain, and other European leaders was a devastating mistake in judgement.


5 posted on 12/29/2009 4:52:11 PM PST by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: GOP_Lady

Imagine what is going to happen to you when there is a “catastrophic breach” in Obamacare.


6 posted on 12/29/2009 4:52:14 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Remember in November! Throw all of the bums out!)
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To: GOP_Lady

The catastrophic breach in security began on Nov 4, 2008.


7 posted on 12/29/2009 4:52:22 PM PST by samtheman
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To: GOP_Lady

As usual, he’s got it bassakwards. A bomb plot led to a ‘Catastrophic Breach’....


8 posted on 12/29/2009 4:52:27 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Merry Christmas, FReepers!)
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To: GOP_Lady

Barry Catastrophe Soetoro is a failure. Resign now.


9 posted on 12/29/2009 4:53:24 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: GOP_Lady
Catastrophic Breach almost caused a man caused disASSter.
10 posted on 12/29/2009 4:53:34 PM PST by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: GOP_Lady

Trying to think of which world leaders appear without a tie while speaking in an official capacity.

Anyone? Anyone?


11 posted on 12/29/2009 4:54:54 PM PST by capecodder
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To: GOP_Lady
For the first three days, he delegated public statements to subordinates before giving a statement Monday.

...as he's been known to do...he called it in. The fact that he's going public may be an indication that the intelligence people finally convinced the boy wonder,that HE'S ON THE HOOK FOR THIS......AND ALL THAT'S COMING DOWN THE PIKE!

12 posted on 12/29/2009 4:55:15 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: GOP_Lady

“catastrophic breach”

More like a catastrophic DENIAL of reality.....and the will to FACE it!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 12/29/2009 4:57:10 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: GOP_Lady

This guy is going to get us killed!

14 posted on 12/29/2009 4:57:10 PM PST by notaliberal (Palin supporter)
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To: Doogle

And it could happen again tomorrow. Nothing has changed, except they may have a better idea of how to ignite the bomb.


15 posted on 12/29/2009 4:57:47 PM PST by Oldexpat
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To: GOP_Lady

Is Janet Nepolitano fired yet?


16 posted on 12/29/2009 4:59:33 PM PST by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: GOP_Lady

Napolitano has got to be hearing the bus approaching quickly...


17 posted on 12/29/2009 5:00:09 PM PST by bigbob
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To: capecodder

18 posted on 12/29/2009 5:03:54 PM PST by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: GOP_Lady

19 posted on 12/29/2009 5:04:30 PM PST by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: GOP_Lady
“obama’s muslim sympathies cause another catastrophic and systemic failure that his administration has come to be known for”

LLS

20 posted on 12/29/2009 5:05:40 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: bigbob

I was thinking the same - stick a fork in her....she’ll be shown the door soon......I hear the strains of that diesel bus ‘a comin’.....to have her sound off so confidently that the system worked, and then to have him so clearly state it didnt was astounding


21 posted on 12/29/2009 5:05:52 PM PST by Revelation 911 (How many 100's of 1000's of our servicemen died so we would never bow to a king?" -freeper pnh102)
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To: GOP_Lady

“Hi, I’m Barack Hussein Obama, and I’m not going to take responsibility for ANYTHING! Right now I’m having a blast golfing in Hawaii, and frankly I’m not coming back! I don’t give a flying F*** what you peasants do for the next three years. I’m gonna get drunk, smoke some crack, and chase some poontang! If the f***king country blows up I couldn’t care less! Eat me!”


22 posted on 12/29/2009 5:08:07 PM PST by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: GOP_Lady

Does he still think he deserves a “B+”? (Rhetorical question, I’m positive he thinks he deserves a grade higher than any grade known to mankind.)


23 posted on 12/29/2009 5:12:56 PM PST by KJC1
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To: Revelation 911

That ain’t gonna happen. The fix is in. This administration (regime) is in for the FULL count and no matter what his SS troops do, he will just brush it aside. Obamanation’s goal is to DESTROY this country ASAP.


24 posted on 12/29/2009 5:15:21 PM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: GOP_Lady

The “catastrophic breach” occured in the last presidential election!


25 posted on 12/29/2009 5:17:50 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: GOP_Lady

Mi stai prendendo in giro? The dems screwed up again yet President Bush will be blamed...geez


26 posted on 12/29/2009 5:18:53 PM PST by FreeperFlirt
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To: GOP_Lady

The POOT-IS always knows who or what to blame, doesn’t he, and in the process, trash: Secret Service, CIA, FBI, the military, the NJ policeman who was “stupid,” etc.


27 posted on 12/29/2009 5:20:15 PM PST by La Enchiladita (The Light shines in the darkness.)
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To: GOP_Lady; All
Red in Blue PA to Obama: You're the 'Catastrophic Breach'
28 posted on 12/29/2009 5:22:13 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: GOP_Lady

Yeah, the breach was puttin’ you in charge of national security. Moron.


29 posted on 12/29/2009 5:23:23 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Carley
The buck still stops on BOzo’s desk.
30 posted on 12/29/2009 5:24:43 PM PST by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: GOP_Lady

You are a “catastrophic breach”, elbumbo


31 posted on 12/29/2009 5:24:52 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS... taxes, pain and slow death. Is this what you want?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
It also caused a catastrophic breech for the Nigerian bomber.
32 posted on 12/29/2009 5:31:21 PM PST by hellbender
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To: GOP_Lady
OK Obama, congrats for recognizing there is a problem.

Start by firing HS Secretary Janet Icomplitano. Then step down yourself.

33 posted on 12/29/2009 5:31:31 PM PST by HardStarboard ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule - Mencken knew Obama)
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To: HardStarboard

Hey barry or was that Harry? Whatever happened to ‘The buck stops here’?


34 posted on 12/29/2009 5:38:40 PM PST by yorkie01
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To: GOP_Lady

Epic Fail


35 posted on 12/29/2009 5:39:16 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("'Diversity' is one of those words designed to absolve you of the need to think." Mark Steyn)
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To: Doc Savage
Doc, I'll take that as an exact quote. He is the biggest scumbag we could have elected in the last 200 years. This lying POS takes the cake. The man is a walking piece of crap.
36 posted on 12/29/2009 5:40:53 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: Red in Blue PA

PA-RIVER to RED in Blue PA, direct hit, you sunk my LYING DIRTBAG MUSLIM PRESIDENT.


37 posted on 12/29/2009 5:45:18 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: GOP_Lady

Mohammed Obamam, Calling Mohammed Obamma, we have a security alert. The country has figured out your a lying Islamo dirtbag. Man the spin machine and start the lies....


38 posted on 12/29/2009 5:52:03 PM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: GOP_Lady

“If success has many fathers, then Obama is a catastrophic son of a breach.”


39 posted on 12/29/2009 6:58:11 PM PST by mikrofon (How's that system workin' for ya?)
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To: GOP_Lady

Mr. Obama, pantywaist that you are. No one is listening to your dribble anymore you wasted piece of muslim sh*t mother F’r.


40 posted on 12/29/2009 7:10:19 PM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Oldexpat

It clearly hasn’t occurred to anyone in the government that restricting people from going to the restroom during the last hour of flight means the terrorist will blow up the plane in mid flight instead of during the landing approach.


41 posted on 12/29/2009 7:25:08 PM PST by Soul of the South (When times are tough the tough get going.)
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To: GOP_Lady
"Either you are with us
 or you are for the terrorists."
~~George W. Bush

42 posted on 12/29/2009 7:27:23 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

43 posted on 12/29/2009 7:41:26 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: Uncle Miltie

Didn’t a catastrophic breach occur when Katrina breached the retaining walls. Bush waited a couple of days. Obama waited 3 days to remark...then he, in essence, said initially, “Nice job, Brownie, er, Janet.”


44 posted on 12/29/2009 7:48:33 PM PST by Texas Songwriter
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To: capecodder

Trying to think of which world leaders appear without a tie while speaking in an official capacity.

Anyone? Anyone?
+++++++++++++++

Maggie Thatcher didn’t used to...oh, you mean *men*?


45 posted on 12/30/2009 1:54:43 PM PST by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773!)
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To: GOP_Lady
"A systemic failure has occurred"

LOL! Gotta love it when the left eats their own.


46 posted on 12/30/2009 1:58:37 PM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Doogle

The fact that he’s going public may be an indication that the intelligence people finally convinced the boy wonder,that HE’S ON THE HOOK FOR THIS......AND ALL THAT’S COMING DOWN THE PIKE!
+++++++++++++++++

What’s amazing is that the RAT press and to some degree the public itself continues to blame Bush for *everything.*

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/december_2009/51_say_bad_economy_bush_s_fault_41_blame_obama

It’s *stunning* in it’s denial of reality. What has this country come to, when people are allowed stupidly to blame an non-seated president for the faults, blemishes and gaping open wounds of a sitting president? What amazes me, like the Climategate story, is how GULLIBLE the public really seems to be...

That’s what the commie RATS bank on... and a huge reason why our fight is so difficult currently.


47 posted on 12/30/2009 1:59:54 PM PST by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773!)
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To: SeattleBruce
What’s amazing is that the RAT press and to some degree the public itself continues to blame Bush for *everything.*
+++++++++++++++++++++

This hasn't been said in a while. Imagine the feeding FRENZY the idiot boys and girls in the RAT press would be on today, if Bush had this happen on his watch? The RAT press are traitorous sick jokes.

48 posted on 12/30/2009 2:01:58 PM PST by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773!)
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To: capecodder

couldn’t find a clip-on.


49 posted on 12/30/2009 2:02:04 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Beware the Green Menace, the socialists warning you of global warming under your bed are hysteric.)
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50 posted on 12/30/2009 2:03:56 PM PST by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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