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Ex-UN ambassador: Obama unqualified to lead
cbsnews.com/The Associated Press ^ | March 26, 2011 | cbsnews.com

Posted on 03/27/2011 8:49:46 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

(CBS/AP)

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton said Saturday that President Barack Obama isn't qualified to lead the country.

Bolton was among the featured speakers at a conference of conservative Republicans in Iowa. Bolton was nominated for the ambassadorship in 2005 by President George W. Bush.

Bolton told the crowd that Mr. Obama doesn't care enough about national security issues and doesn't view the world as a threatening place. Bolton also says the U.S. could have made a big difference in Libya, but Mr. Obama couldn't make up his mind on which steps to take.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: bolton; lead; obama; unqualified

1 posted on 03/27/2011 8:49:51 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Captain obvious alert.....


2 posted on 03/27/2011 8:51:38 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I didn’t know John Bolton was a Birther.


3 posted on 03/27/2011 8:51:53 AM PDT by TaxPayer2000 (The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government,)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
You have to be an (ex)UN Ambassador to know that? My 9-year-old grandson knows THAT.

walker leads
4 posted on 03/27/2011 8:53:48 AM PDT by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

5 posted on 03/27/2011 8:54:53 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: illiac

While printed by some media sources the lead headline is; in so many words or less...”Bolton proclaims, Obama unqualed to lead.” When CBS/AP picked up the story they changed the headline to -OVERLY emphasize- “CONSERVATIVE” “EX” UN Ambassador; to make Bolton sound like a hack like they are and belittle his opinion as he is an ‘EX’ UN Ambassador.

Ex-UN ambassador:


6 posted on 03/27/2011 9:00:05 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
If I remember correctly, Amb. Bolton was FOR the no-fly policy and the intervention to get rid of K'Daffy....then the last time I saw him on TV he was backtracking, although in a rational way.

I think he had jumped the gun a little. I admire this man very much and I hope he continues exposing Typhoid Barry for what he is because he seems to be a sought-after public speaker and TV guest, which is important in getting conservative messages out.

Leni

7 posted on 03/27/2011 9:00:14 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Obama....you'll have to pry my incandescent lightbulbs from my cold, dead fingers!)
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To: FrankR

LOL! Good stuff!


8 posted on 03/27/2011 9:04:48 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey thug! I've got your "collective bargaining" right here!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

John we love and trust you, but we all know he dork isn’t qualified to lead..


9 posted on 03/27/2011 9:06:39 AM PDT by PLD
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To: illiac

Hey... it’s a slow start at the gate. Maybe if tea partiers put carrots up the GOP will get a good run right out the gate and the The House Judiciary Committee will announce and act already?
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The House Judiciary Committee decides whether or not to proceed with impeachment. If they do...

The Chairman of the Judiciary Committee will propose a Resolution calling for the Judiciary Committee to begin a formal inquiry into the issue of impeachment.

Based on their inquiry, the Judiciary Committee will send another Resolution to the full House stating that impeachment is warranted and why (the Articles of Impeachment), or that impeachment is not called for.

The Full House (probably operating under special floor rules set by the House Rules Committee) will debate and vote on each Article of Impeachment.

Should any one of the Articles of Impeachment be approved by a simple majority vote, the President will be “impeached.” However, being impeached is sort of like being indicted of a crime. There still has to be a trial, which is where the US Senate comes in.

In the Senate

The Articles of Impeachment are received from the House.

The Senate formulates rules and procedures for holding a trial.

A trial will be held. The President will be represented by his lawyers. A select group of House members will serve as “prosecutors.” The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (currently John G. Roberts) will preside with all 100 Senators acting as the jury.

The Senate will meet in private session to debate a verdict.

The Senate, in open session, will vote on a verdict. A 2/3 vote of the Senate will result in a conviction.

The Senate will vote to remove the President from office.

The Senate may also vote (by a simple majority) to prohibit the President from holding any public office in the future.

Impeachable Offenses

Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution says, “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” According to Constitutional Lawyers, “High Crimes and Misdemeanors” are (1) real criminality — breaking a law; (2) abuses of power; (3) “violation of public trust” as defined by Alexander Hamilton in the Federalist Papers. In 1970, then Representative Gerald R. Ford defined impeachable offenses as “whatever a majority of the House of Representatives considers it to be at a given moment in history.” An excellent definition, Mr. Former President. In the past, Congress has issued Articles of Impeachment for acts in three general categories:

Exceeding the constitutional bounds of the powers of the office.

Behavior grossly incompatible with the proper function and purpose of the office.

Employing the power of the office for an improper purpose or for personal gain.


10 posted on 03/27/2011 9:10:15 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: PLD
John we love and trust you, but we all know he dork isn’t qualified to lead..

He ain't sayin' it for us!

11 posted on 03/27/2011 9:17:54 AM PDT by Pusterfuss (If Obama is the answer, how stupid was the question?)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Obama and “wife” are certainly guilty of all three of those bounds.


12 posted on 03/27/2011 9:19:43 AM PDT by wastedyears (It has nothing to do with safety, and everything to do with control.)
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To: Pusterfuss

Exactly. Gates and Bolton’s statements are pretty serious cue words in the politico world. AT THE VERY LEAST: As we talk Hillary is throwing lamps because Obama effed up and makes her look bad and the big DNC donors have got to be looking to get some one to challenge Obama. Lord knows no GOPer without a tea party forcing their hand and giving them a backbone; will speak up.


13 posted on 03/27/2011 9:22:43 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: TaxPayer2000
I didn’t know John Bolton was a Birther

He said "unqualified" not "ineligible".

14 posted on 03/27/2011 9:36:02 AM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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Posted: just because

15 posted on 03/27/2011 9:48:53 AM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Bolton is crazy smart.

I hope he finds a job in Sarah’s administration.


16 posted on 03/27/2011 9:51:37 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: wastedyears
FOR STARTERS:

-Aiding and abetting terrorists by giving them Miranda Rights.

-Aiding and Abetting known defined terrorists group (s) under the guised name of muslim brotherhood,Hamas (with direct ties to the Imam that wanted a mosque on ground zero)

-Implementing politics in a DOJ case of the NBP’s.

-Promoting a RADICAL MILITANT group (NBP’s) on the official WH web site.Nor conforming to FOIA and abusing their powers by seeing WHO is making the requests for political personal reasons.

-Refusing document requests from Issa.

-Appointing two radical, progressive members to the Civil Rights Committee of the USA in recess appointments; to cease an on going investigation that could implement him, his administration and his AG.

-Firing Walpin when Walpin was investigating a case that could implement him and his administration.

-Inciting riots in WI, Having SEIU influence his powers of the Presidency because of personal gain in large monetary campaign donations.

-Inciting riots leading to war in Cairo and Libya.

Derelict of Duty as CIC in changing ROE’s of US Military.

-Abusing the power of the Presidency by campaigning at a memorial service.

-Derelict of Duty in promoting overseas monetary personal funding in return for monetary political favors.Abusing the power of the Presidency by said influence in Petrabas Brazilian oil deals; benefiting George Soros monetarily all while ordering our troops in harms way;yet denying we are in any act of war or any ‘boots are on the ground’ while marines deploy from NC.

-Derelict of Duty in ceasing drilling of oil that would benefit and protect the USA in national security and economic affairs.

-Derelict of Duty in campaigning and not governing.Serving personal interests in campaigning, vacationing and golfing before the dire interests of the USA

17 posted on 03/27/2011 10:01:10 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: vox_freedom

LOL thanks that was a much needed laugh.


18 posted on 03/27/2011 10:02:21 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

When the horse was asked, “Is Obama qualified to be President?”
he replied, “Nayyyyyyyyyyy.”


19 posted on 03/27/2011 10:09:12 AM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Obama did not roll into Washington with tanks and take over the government. He was elected by soccer moms all over the United States who (It's Twoooo! It's Twoooo!) just had to pull that lever...
20 posted on 03/27/2011 10:16:14 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the Constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: April Lexington

True that, he was elected but that does not mean he is above any law.

There were very questionable tactics used via ACORN that were all over the news documented.People being offered money and laptops to vote a straight D ticket.
When Obama won in heavy military towns i e....Pensacola Fla. Tidewater Va. there is but a hint of foul play at hand.

Thanks for reminding me of ACORN and Obama being an impeachable offense.


21 posted on 03/27/2011 10:29:18 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: vox_freedom

22 posted on 03/27/2011 10:38:26 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Qualifications? The Emperor?

"Weeee don't need no steenking quaaaleeefeeecations!"

23 posted on 03/27/2011 11:03:03 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
You can move down the vocational ladder quite a few rungs from "President", and that statement still holds true.

In fact, down toward "Dog Catcher", "Bell Hop", and "WalMart Greeter", it's still valid...

24 posted on 03/27/2011 11:03:36 AM PDT by Dr. Sheldon Cooper (If Mohammed were alive today, he wouldnÂ’t be allowed to live within 1000 yards of a school.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
DES MOINES, Iowa - Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton said Saturday that President Barack Obama isn't qualified to lead the country.

[Barry isn't qualified to run a Lemonade Stand.]

25 posted on 03/27/2011 12:11:31 PM PDT by Condor51 (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a Congressman. But I repeat myself. [Mark Twain])
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Best summary I’ve seen yet. I don’t think even the fumbling without a clue Carter screwed up as many times or as consistently colossally.


26 posted on 03/27/2011 12:22:00 PM PDT by dools0007world
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To: SunTzuWu

“All we have to do in 2012 is elect a REAL AMERICAN president.”

Amb. John Bolton to Judge Jeanine 3/26

To me this kinda implies that Obama is not a “real” American!

I am waiting for the Obots to pick up on this statement by Bolton...


27 posted on 03/27/2011 1:03:51 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: MinuteGal
I kinda got the feeling that what Bolton was saying is: if your mission is regime change....it better change...

Once you speak after the fact, you're on a new page.

What has Bolton said in the past??

28 posted on 03/27/2011 1:06:54 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Bolton would make a superb secstate.


29 posted on 03/27/2011 1:16:35 PM PDT by biff
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To: MinuteGal

Perhaps he based his first opinion on America leading; after discovering that leadership is up for grabs in an international hot potato game, he’s having to reconsidder.


30 posted on 03/27/2011 1:59:26 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I’m still not sure we won’t see Evan Bayh step up.


31 posted on 03/27/2011 3:15:38 PM PDT by ratsreek
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To: ratsreek

He is too social conservative for the current commiecrats but you may be right.


32 posted on 03/27/2011 3:20:53 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

President Bolton- It just sounds SO RIGHT!


33 posted on 03/27/2011 6:24:57 PM PDT by matthew fuller ( A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh glad the life; and money answereth all things.)
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To: matthew fuller

I am open to most anybody that can beat Obama but the Newt/Romney has beens with the same ole same ole...


34 posted on 03/27/2011 7:09:01 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Obama:If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun (the REAL Arizona instigator))
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To: Sacajaweau

What has Bolton said in the past??

http://www.aei.org/article/103353
http://www.thedaily.com/page/2011/03/14/031411-opinions-oped-libya-bolton-1-2/
http://www.aei.org/article/103279
http://www.aei.org/scholarWorks?scholarId=121&type=article&name=John R. Bolton&title=Senior Fellow


35 posted on 03/27/2011 9:04:26 PM PDT by matthew fuller ( A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh glad the life; and money answereth all things.)
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