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Will Obama Stand Up for U.S. and Our Allies?
Real Clear Politics ^ | May 25, 2010 | Ed Koch

Posted on 05/25/2010 11:45:30 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

We are at war with radical Islam, and that war will go on for many years.

For me, the question is this: will the secular Western civilization shared by America and Europe, which allows us to enjoy life and its creature comforts, still be standing at the end of that war? Or will radical Islam, with an aggressive culture that treasures martyrdom and death over life, prevail?

The vast majority of Muslims, of course, are peace-loving. The fanaticism found among the Wahhabists of Saudi Arabia is not found in many of the countries where a billion, 400 million Muslims live. Nevertheless, we know that radical Islamists want to convert us to their faith, either voluntarily or, if necessary, by force.

--snip--

Speak softly and carry a big stick, Teddy Roosevelt said. President Obama speaks apologetically and carries no stick at all. No wonder North Korea torpedoed that South Korean warship, something they would not have done in all probability if China had not quietly approved. No wonder Brazil and Turkey thumb their noses at us. We have become a laughingstock.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: allies; islam; obama
I disagree with him about the NYC mosque, but Koch really slams Obama at the end.
1 posted on 05/25/2010 11:45:30 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Obummer will only stand with Islam and the House of Saud.


2 posted on 05/25/2010 11:46:34 AM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

No. Next question.


3 posted on 05/25/2010 11:47:30 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Bwahahahahahaha, obama stand up for the US? Hahahahahaha, seriously?? In a word >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> NO!
4 posted on 05/25/2010 11:47:34 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Obama will stand AGAINST America at EVERY opportunity!


5 posted on 05/25/2010 11:48:05 AM PDT by G Larry
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Why, in the name of Allah, would he start now?


6 posted on 05/25/2010 11:49:17 AM PDT by RedCell (Honor thy Father (9/6/07) - Semper Fi / "...it is their duty, to throw off such government...")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Liberals and muslims have many things they agree on and, at last, they have a single leader who represents them BOTH!

Obama!!!

7 posted on 05/25/2010 11:49:37 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Obama: "Lawless...with all power, signs and lying wonders")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

...the Muslim in your face America attitude is just what Odumbo wants.....SO he could appease even more and stand up for diversity and understanding..*cough cough*...
The useless POS.


8 posted on 05/25/2010 11:49:41 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Is this a joke?


9 posted on 05/25/2010 11:49:53 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: G Larry
Obama will stand AGAINST America at EVERY opportunity!

Agree. The question is "How long will America put up with it?"

10 posted on 05/25/2010 11:50:15 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (The 0bama regime represents an "Clear and Present Danger" to the US - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: ncfool; mkjessup; sickoflibs; DoughtyOne; AuntB

” Understandably, but nevertheless wrong, there are those who object to the construction of this mosque, believing its presence would insult the memory of the victims of the terror. In my opinion, and I believe the opinion of many others, including the local community planning board and the local elected political leaders, it would sully the good name of the United States and New York City were the members of the mosque which is permissible under existing zoning laws, prohibited from constructing it. While no one can be sure what activities will take place there, that is true of any religious institution. It also follows that none may violate the law with impunity. “

Anyone who likes or respects this Obama-voting MALLOT-HEADED MORON ought to be horsewhipped!!!!


11 posted on 05/25/2010 11:50:46 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Silly question. Why would he start now?


12 posted on 05/25/2010 11:50:58 AM PDT by jazminerose
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The vast majority of Muslims, of course, are peace-loving.

Even now, he hasn't learned a thing. Braindead. The jihadis will have these useless creatures.

13 posted on 05/25/2010 11:52:26 AM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: ncfool
I agree. The INFERIOR Obama will NEVER stand FOR the United States.





Didn't our Heavenly Father, through our Savior tell us...

How well we deserve this curse (~so shall the LORD bring upon you all evil things~) God has given us,
through the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF, the FASCIST Obama.

Someone once ask, "When is violence for political purposes justified?"...

I recommend the following for your valuable time, to ponder... (all 37 pages)

Violence, Nonviolence, and the American Revolution

All things written in the Bible must come to pass,
and we WILL get to the day worse than has ever been.

And this too shall pass...

Can you remember reading about "a thorn in their side"?

The command I await is...

Obama, and his Marxist minions, SHALL be gathered and bound.

14 posted on 05/25/2010 11:52:30 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

What a dunce. Its like letting a group of pedophiles into a neighborhood of young boys and ASSUMING that we won’t know what happens.

How very LIBERAL of you.

OR stupid.


15 posted on 05/25/2010 11:53:08 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Will Obama Stand Up for U.S. and Our Allies?

Based on his actions over the last 16 months, I think the answer is, and will continue to be: No, he will not.

Most of the people in his administration, including Obama himself, won't even say the words "radical" and "islam" together in the same sentence.

Since he is unwilling to recognize the problem, he is unlikely to stand up and propose and/or execute any solutions.

16 posted on 05/25/2010 11:54:26 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Speak softly and carry a big stick, Teddy Roosevelt said. President Obama speaks apologetically and carries no stick at all.

That just about sums it up, right there. Thank you mayor Koch.

17 posted on 05/25/2010 11:55:42 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

He bows to our enemies. He is our enemy.


18 posted on 05/25/2010 11:56:19 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The real question is will the U.S. and it’s allies stand up for 0bama.


19 posted on 05/25/2010 11:57:30 AM PDT by gdzla
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To: ncfool

“The vast majority of Muslims, of course, are peace-loving.” Only if they have things their way. If they follow their religion the way it is demanded, they will try and control the world. No matter what we think.


20 posted on 05/25/2010 11:57:59 AM PDT by RC2
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Unfortunately, given Koch’s fellatio of Obama during the campaign, whatever he says now is completely irrelevant.

He can slam Obama all he wants, but Koch, among so many others, put him in the White House.

And now he whines. STFU, Eddie.


21 posted on 05/25/2010 11:58:01 AM PDT by swarthyguy (KIDS! Deficit, Debt,Taxes!Pfft Lookit the bright side of our legacy -Ummrika is almost SmokFrei!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Long answer... No.


22 posted on 05/25/2010 11:59:02 AM PDT by random_user_827
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Silly question.

Of course not.

Who hasn’t been paying attention?


23 posted on 05/25/2010 12:02:19 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bummer calls opponents "Teabaggers". So we can call Kagan "Carpet Muncher." Right?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Koch is right about Obama and wrong about Islam. Why, as he says would the reader believe that of course most Muslims are peace loving? Islam is a fusion of religion and a political system of conquest and subjugation of non believers. Muslims that are not active terrorists are largely quiet supporters of their assertion of the supremacy of Islam. If the
west does not quarantine Islamists,the infection will kill pluralism, multiculturalism and democracy, after Islam uses those channels to fatally infect its host.
24 posted on 05/25/2010 12:03:58 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I don’t fear the US becoming Islamic because it is totally outside of our nature. As long as there is a strong liberal party, moral relativism, our love of individualism and personal freedom, our unquenchable thirst for drugs, sex, alcohol, base desires, the second amendment and same-sex marriage, Islam will never get more than a toehold in our culture. The American people just won’t put up with anyone telling what they can or cannot do, believe or feel. I believe these are Americas greatest weapons against any sort of totalitarian regime taking over.


25 posted on 05/25/2010 12:11:43 PM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different)
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To: RC2

Luckily, history has shown that the majority of people never really follow their religions the way it is demanded of them.


26 posted on 05/25/2010 12:13:33 PM PDT by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"Or will radical Islam, with an aggressive culture that treasures martyrdom and death over life, prevail? The vast majority of Muslims, of course, are peace-loving."

If you really believe this then what is there to worry about? And if you don't really believe it why say it? The repitition of a lie doesn't make it true. The historical truth is that islam is anything but peaceful. Islam isn't a 'people', it's a religion, a culture and a system of government that devours people. And as such it is inherently evil; it will destroy the peace and prosperity of all those who place their faith in it, and it will conquer all those who are too blind see the danger in it, or too weak to defend against it. What muslim majority nations have hope, freedom and prosperity? Syria? Iran? Saudi Arabia? Afghanistan? Egypt? Nigeria? Indonesia? Kenya? Somalia? Iraq? Kosovo?

And where is there a sense of peace and joy amongst muslim minorities in democratic nations? The Philippines? France? England? Australia? America? Why be self deceived? Islam is an abomination and a danger to all free people, especially to all those who suffer under its barbaric "laws". It is the embodiment of evil.

A common occurance in the 'predomently peaceful' islam.

27 posted on 05/25/2010 12:22:58 PM PDT by jiminycricket000
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The vast majority of Muslims, of course, are peace-loving.

As long as he continues to believe this, the more probable the chance we will lose this war. Islam delenda est.

28 posted on 05/25/2010 12:34:32 PM PDT by Excellence (Meet your new mother-in-law, the United States Government.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Will Obama Stand Up for U.S. and Our Allies?

Obama himself has already given a resounding NO in answer to that question!


29 posted on 05/25/2010 12:45:08 PM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
No because they are not his allies. When you're a narcissist, it's all about me, me me....
30 posted on 05/25/2010 12:45:52 PM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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