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Barack Obama: Pretending to Be Presidential
CFP ^ | January 2, 2010 | John Lillpop

Posted on 01/02/2010 8:38:08 PM PST by bogusname

Former Vice President Dick Cheney ruffled a good many elitist feathers recently when he accused the president of pretending that America is not at war. Cheney’s words were immediately challenged by the same fellow who took three days to make a public statement about the terrorist incident on Flight 253 this Christmas Day.

So which one is right? Is Cheney overstating the situation, or is President Obama in denial?

It may be the latter, considering other similar positions taken by President Obama. Namely:

* Islam is a religion of peace: 9.11, the Fort Hood slaughters, and Flight 253 are but isolated examples

* Shutting down GITMO will eventually persuade Muslim fanatics to give up IEDs and suicide bombings

* Janet Napolitano was the most qualified person in all of America to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

* The “Bush Recession” is over, although his sky-high unemployment numbers continue to linger

* Working as planned: The trillion dollar stimulus which was supposed to create or save 3-4 million jobs

* Spending additional trillions of dollars is absolutely essential in order to reduce the federal deficit

* Adding 30 million to the ranks of the insured will cut overall medical costs, reduce the deficit, improve the quality of care and will not result in higher taxes

* 250 million Christians live here; however, America is not a Christian nation...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhochristmas; democrat; flight253; idiot; moron; obama; poseur; unfit; zot

1 posted on 01/02/2010 8:38:11 PM PST by bogusname
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To: bogusname
 The Sultan of Squat
2 posted on 01/02/2010 8:40:12 PM PST by Tawiskaro
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To: bogusname

To be fair - I heard that it took GB 5 days to respond about the shoe bomber. I don’t know if that is true or not.


3 posted on 01/02/2010 8:44:07 PM PST by RushingWater
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To: RushingWater

Heard it was seven ....


4 posted on 01/02/2010 8:48:59 PM PST by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: bogusname

oBoz0 can’t even act presidential, he was and always will be a punk community organizer and a Marxist ACORN lawyer.


5 posted on 01/02/2010 8:51:52 PM PST by YankeeReb (Pray for 0bama Psalm 109:8 ; May his days be short. May another take his office.)
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To: bogusname
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6 posted on 01/02/2010 9:06:05 PM PST by Cyber Ninja (His legacy is a stain OnTheDress)
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To: RushingWater

It’s not about how many days it took to respond. It’s about mindset and clear ideology. That’s one thing I liked about Bush is the mindset was not this namby pamby crap regarding terror.


7 posted on 01/02/2010 9:14:17 PM PST by toddausauras
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To: RushingWater
The difference being recognition of terrorists or combatants....or whatever they call the terrorists.

NObody questioned Bush's stand against terrorists and Obama is going to get a lot of us killed!

8 posted on 01/02/2010 9:14:38 PM PST by lonestar (Obama and his czars have turned Bush's "mess" into a national crisis!)
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To: SkyDancer; RushingWater

Gosh... another Huffpost talking point.

Do you think President Bush was playing golf, basketball, strolling on the beach and eating snow cones during that time?


9 posted on 01/02/2010 9:24:34 PM PST by Balata
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To: bogusname

Well I doubt he is pretending to be at war.


10 posted on 01/02/2010 9:43:15 PM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: Republic_of_Secession.

Nope, he’s not pretending to be at war. This is what he did today.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/02/AR2010010201878.html


11 posted on 01/02/2010 9:46:19 PM PST by Balata
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To: RushingWater

GB 5 days,

I doubt that and lets put that into context

The shoe bomber took place, Dec 2001.
3 months prior was 9/11. Bush was 24/7 dealing with this
and other issues. He wasn’t on a Hawaiian vacation.


12 posted on 01/02/2010 9:49:10 PM PST by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: RushingWater

That was when the war on terror was fresh, much had not been done yet to stop such people, and 9-11 was still seismically shaking the nations psyche.

Now so far from then, and so much work has been done to prevent these incidents, we had a major failure that never should have happened.

Bush caught crap for Katrina. We know that city and state dropped the ball there and the feds were only part of it, but Bush burned for it.

Obama owns this one. The feds should never have let this happen. It’s a major failure on Obama’s part to not address this sooner. It’s a major indicator of failure of systems that were supposed to prevent things like shoe bombers.

In the end we shall see again, political correctness probably protected this terrorist. Just like Fort Hood.


13 posted on 01/02/2010 9:52:24 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: Tawiskaro

Diddly-Squat!


14 posted on 01/02/2010 9:54:11 PM PST by mkboyce
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To: SkyDancer; RushingWater
I'll repeat what I posted a few days ago:

President Bush didn't need to say anything.
We were at war. We expected the enemy to 'attack'. Everyone knew we were at war (9-11 was not that far removed from the minds of our ADD nation).

President Present needed to make a statement because his meme has been that there is no war. There is no terrorism. He and his merry band of gay caballeros have made things right with their worldwide apology tours. They've been acting like all they need to do is just teach the world to sing and then offer them a Coke and a group hug...

That is why their is a big difference between President Bush not speaking immediately about Richard Reid, and President Obama not speaking about the attempt to blow up the plane over Detroit. And the problem is compounded because this has been a consistent theme for the Pennsylvania Avenue bumbler. He stumbled around about before speaking on Fort Hood (and I don't believe he ever used the 'Terrorism' word), he deigned to comment immediately about the US Military recruiters who were assassinated in Little Rock by a muslim, and he's treating 9-11 as a 'civil crime' and not as an act of war (bringing its planner to New York for a civil trial). Altogether 'uninspiring'.

15 posted on 01/02/2010 10:24:35 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: bogusname

Cheney hasn’t overstated and Hussein isn’t in denial.
Hussein just isn’t on our side of the continuing war.


16 posted on 01/02/2010 11:33:47 PM PST by JohnQ1 ("(BHO) can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know." - A Lincoln)
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To: indy_by_choice

ZOT!


18 posted on 01/03/2010 1:01:23 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: indy_by_choice; tina07

IBTZ


19 posted on 01/03/2010 1:07:32 AM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Balata

How come we haven’t seen nor heard of Michelle being with the “family & friends” on these outings? Was she even there? Just curious.


20 posted on 01/03/2010 1:24:08 AM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: indy_by_choice

Are you joking or serious? If serious,then pls. explain how taking a year to go to Iraq is “barging in without any thought”??


21 posted on 01/03/2010 1:27:54 AM PST by jackibutterfly
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To: indy_by_choice

Troll, begone!


22 posted on 01/03/2010 1:35:28 AM PST by Fresh Wind ("...a whip of political correctness strangles their voice"-Vaclav Klaus on GW skeptics)
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To: indy_by_choice

IBTZ


23 posted on 01/03/2010 1:54:39 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media.)
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To: jackibutterfly

Check the born on date and posting history. Hit and run troll.


24 posted on 01/03/2010 1:57:16 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media.)
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To: bogusname

Obama is in denial and confused as hell.


25 posted on 01/03/2010 3:41:34 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: indy_by_choice

And W’s message was clear to the terrorists. Too bad the press is so PC that they favor Obama’s approach. Awww, those poor Muslim terrorists, we need to “understand” them. Not.


26 posted on 01/03/2010 3:52:52 AM PST by toddausauras
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27 posted on 01/03/2010 4:27:21 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Balata

Looks like he is a classic arm chair General / President.


28 posted on 01/03/2010 11:19:12 PM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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