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The President of the United States Can't Say If Egypt is an Ally or an Enemy?
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 13, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 09/13/2012 11:53:24 AM PDT by Kaslin

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RUSH: I can't believe this. Obama actually said on Telemundo that Egypt isn't an ally or an enemy. They were an ally! When did they stop being an ally? Egypt and Saudi Arabia, of the Arab countries, were our allies. We give Egypt $1.5 billion a year. This is unbelievable! I brought it here. Let's play it. This is Obama on Telemundo, Noticiero Telemundo. The anchor is Jose Diaz-Balart. He said, "Would you consider the current Egyptian regime an ally of the United States?"

OBAMA: I don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy. They are a new government that is trying to find its way. They were democratically elected. I think that, uh, we are gonna have to see how they respond to this incident. Uh, how they respond to, for example, maintaining the peace treaty with Israel.

RUSH: What is he talking about?

OBAMA: So far, at least, what we've seen is in some cases they've said the right things and taken the right steps. In others, how they've responded to various events may not be aligned with our interests.

RUSH: Uhhhh, I really don't know where to go with this. How they respond to this incident? Maintain the peace treaty with Israel? They've already torn it up, the Muslim Brotherhood has, one of the agreements made at Camp David with Sadat and Carter! The Muslim Brotherhood...

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RUSH: At the beginning of the program, or very near, I played a sound bite of Obama saying that Egypt was not an ally or an enemy, and I couldn't believe it.

I was incredulous.

To say that Egypt is not an ally?

For crying out loud!

Prior to the Muslim Brotherhood business, Egypt had always been an ally. We give 'em $1.5 billion a year. Egypt and Saudi Arabia, of the Arab countries in the Middle East, those are the two strong allies we've always had. The Camp David accords were with Israel. So Obama has "clarified" now. "President Barack Obama didn't intend to signal any change in the US-Egypt relationship last night when he said Egypt is not an 'ally,' the White House told The Cable today."

I don't know what The Cable is. It's a website. Josh Rogin is the reporter. "In an interview with Telemundo Wednesday night, Obama said that the US relationship with the new Egyptian government was a 'work in progress,' ... 'I don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy,' Obama said. ... That comment had Egypt watchers scratching their heads, especially since technically, Egypt was designated as a Major Non-NATO Ally in 1989 when Congress first passed the law creating that status ...

"White House spokesman Tommy Vietor told The Cable Thursday that the administration is not signaling a change in that status. 'I think folks are reading way too much into this,' Vietor said. '"Ally" is a legal term of art.'" So they didn't mean anything by it. They don't know what they're doing, folks. Obama shot first and aimed later. He shot first and aimed later. This guy doesn't know what he's doing.

This is a guy speaking up when he has no idea what he's saying. Some of you may like Barack Obama. I don't know. Some of you may feel sorry for him. I'm telling you: I don't care what you think of him, he's not qualified for this. He just not qualified for this. And in addition to not being qualified, this guy is dangerous. the assumptions and presumptions that he makes about things are so infantile and absent any sense of reality.

You couple that with his belief that the United States can be found to be at fault in most anything, or at least partially to blame for most anything -- and his willingness to say it to the bad guys in the world who hate us -- and it is not helpful. (sigh) Let's see. Oh, grab sound bite 28. This is another one. Michelle Malkin last night on Hannity went on a great rant. She could not believe this. Here's this guy with the big heart, big compassion. He cares more than anybody and has empathy.

And he sounded wooden and unconcerned and unaffected by the deaths in Benghazi. He sounded perfunctory about it, and a lot of people picked up on that. So it's damage control time on that. So this afternoon in Golden, Colorado, at (where else?) a campaign event... A campaign event! He is campaigning while all this is going on. He is fundraising and he's campaigning, and Mitt Romney is accused of politicizing this. Mitt Romney is said to be unqualified and jumping the gun.

Here's Obama trying to walk back this idea that he doesn't care...

OBAMA: What I want all of you to know is that we are gonna bring those who killed our fellow Americans to justice.

FOLLOWERS: (cheer)

OBAMA: I want people around the world to hear me: To all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished.

RUSH: As they quiver in fear around the world. Is he gonna let the Marines put live ammo in their guns now? What does this mean? See, this is supposed to really scare these people. They're supposed to be quaking in their boots now. Ha! This is dangerous.

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1 posted on 09/13/2012 11:53:26 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Total FRAUD.


2 posted on 09/13/2012 11:54:59 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Kaslin

looks very dozy in the first picture


3 posted on 09/13/2012 11:55:22 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Kaslin

IIRC, They already said that the treaty with Israel is null and void.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 11:56:36 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: EagleUSA

This is getting worse. I think Obama is going down in flames.


5 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:09 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Kaslin

And the media plays him up as being better at foreign policy than Romney. He is the biggest foreign policy disaster since Neville Chamberlain. My cat would make a better diplomat.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:21 AM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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To: Kaslin
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7 posted on 09/13/2012 11:59:27 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Kaslin
Obama shows the world how a professional gaff-maker dances around an issue.


8 posted on 09/13/2012 12:00:26 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Kaslin

0bama’s remarks are confusing enough in English. I bet the remarks translated into Spanish will be even more donfusing, assuming that the the translation is honest and not an opinionated paraphrase. Telemundo is an alternate universe.


9 posted on 09/13/2012 12:02:01 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Kaslin
The fag fraud who would be king craps where he eats.
10 posted on 09/13/2012 12:05:28 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Kaslin
Better to ask Obama, "What is Egypt?"

America recognizes Egypt. Obama recognizes the Muslim Brotherhood.

11 posted on 09/13/2012 12:09:36 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: Kaslin

12 posted on 09/13/2012 12:09:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Republican pizza man who only votes for democrats - what's his Freeper name?)
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To: Kaslin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1W9ih09gxU

The POTUS can't even count!!!

13 posted on 09/13/2012 12:11:52 PM PDT by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Kaslin
OBAMA: I don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy.

Yet we give them $1.5 billion/year.

Hey, Obozo, I'll sign a document saying that I'm YOUR ally for $1.5 billion...heck, I'll do it for a measly $150 million. Just have Ben wave his magic wand, and you'll have another ally! I'll even be glad to pay taxes on it at the pre-Bush rate. Pretty please!!!

Actually, I want to barf...but I've felt that way for most of the last 4 years.

14 posted on 09/13/2012 12:12:45 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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At this point, would we consider Egypt an ally? Probably not. He's getting in trouble for speaking honestly, which you can't do when it comes to diplomatic relations.

Compare this to Ford's debate "Gaffe" about Poland not being under Soviet domination. Events showed that he was right, but he shouldn't have tipped our hand.

15 posted on 09/13/2012 12:12:45 PM PDT by vollmond (I'm an issues voter. If you're a Democrat, I've got issues.)
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To: Kaslin; All

16 posted on 09/13/2012 12:16:24 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Kaslin
REVERSE POLAND MOMENT !
17 posted on 09/13/2012 12:16:31 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide

Reverse Polish Notation?


18 posted on 09/13/2012 12:18:38 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Kaslin



19 posted on 09/13/2012 12:18:57 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Kaslin

It’s above his paygrade.


20 posted on 09/13/2012 12:20:23 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Kaslin

I don’t understand the deployment to Libya of 2 Destroyers with cruise missles. What do they intend to fire missles on? If we were fighting a whole town, I could understand, but the AQ trained Libyan hit squad has vanished back amoung the population.


21 posted on 09/13/2012 12:25:10 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: Kaslin

OBAMA: “PRESENT!”


22 posted on 09/13/2012 12:26:11 PM PDT by Twinkie (In whose eyes a vile person is contemned. Ps. 15:4a)
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To: Kaslin
Telemundo? Telemundo?

Isn't that the channel featuring a bunch of Spanish-speaking, fast-talking women with big boobs?

Obama speaks a "fast and loose with the truth" language and has to explain himself whenever he makes a comment off-prompter, and is as big an effiminate boob as you would want to see, fits right in.

23 posted on 09/13/2012 12:26:22 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: baddog 219

BEHOLD (the) MASTER PLAN.

” They are a new government that is trying to find its way. They were democratically elected.”

WORLD SOCIALISM (communism) under the guise of DEMOCRACY.

The only thing DEMOCRATIC about it is that all these (protesters/rioters/murderers) are now known as DEMOCRATS.

Those protesters that burned down our Embassy were Muslim,Christian, and Jewish DEMOCRATS. The MSM isn’t mentioning that little detail, because it might alarm the sheep.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 12:27:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: N. Theknow
Telemundo? Telemundo? Isn't that the channel featuring a bunch of Spanish-speaking, fast-talking women with big boobs?

Si.

25 posted on 09/13/2012 12:28:12 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Kaslin

Anne W Patterson - Ambassator to Egypt:

“Just two months before former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was killed in a terror attack, Bhutto submitted a written request to Ambassador Patterson, asking Patterson for help carrying out an evaluation of the security because she feared for her life, say WikiLeaks cables. The cables also reveal that Patterson and the George W. Bush administration chose to ignore the request, suggesting instead Bhutto work constructively with General Pervez Musharraf’s government — the same organization that she insisted was out to kill her.

Bhutto had made the request to the US Ambassador immediately after a terror strike killed more than 130 people at a rally organized by the Pakistan Peoples Party on October 18, 2007 in Karachi. The rally was organized to welcome her back to Pakistan after her eight years’ exile. According to the Wikileaks cables, Bhutto told Ambassador Patterson that she did not believe that the Pakistan Government was providing the security she needed and she was in danger.”
http://www.marchforjustice.com/content/ambassador-anne-w-patterson-file-part-1


26 posted on 09/13/2012 12:29:30 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: Kaslin

0b0z0 should know better than any one. He turned a 30-year ally to an enemy of the USA.

Where’s the MSM? In the septic tank for communist 0b0z0, as usual.


27 posted on 09/13/2012 12:29:36 PM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: Kaslin

Imagine if the Pres Had Been Republican

Pictures of Ambassador being “Carried to hospital by our allies” (Hillary Clinton) were taken as he was being taken to be gang raped.

President calls Egypt: “Not an ally”.

These guys ARE VERY COMPETENT at destabilizing the world.

And the press is VERY GOOD at covering up these disasters


28 posted on 09/13/2012 12:30:41 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Kaslin

29 posted on 09/13/2012 12:31:46 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

Also Marines not allowed to carry loaded guns.


30 posted on 09/13/2012 12:32:28 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

Also Marines not allowed to carry loaded guns.


31 posted on 09/13/2012 12:32:28 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Kaslin

Yes the death of Americans in an American consulate resulted in Obama having a bad day. Of course not bad enough to cancel a trip to Las Vegas. In the rose garden he condemned free speech, hours later he defended it sort of. Egypt is not our ally, oh yes they are. What was he said about Romney shooting first and aiming later. He also said Romney did not have the facts. In the rose garden he blamed a movie for the attack but officials in Lybia say that is not true and that it was a coordinated attack. What a statesman.


32 posted on 09/13/2012 12:39:26 PM PDT by brightright
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To: Kaslin

“The President of the United States Can’t Say If Egypt is an Ally or an Enemy?”

This is a surprise? He doesn’t know the capital of Israel either, not to mention how many states there are in the US.


33 posted on 09/13/2012 12:40:22 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: swamprebel
The ships could be used to evaculate dead and wounded US personel.

US Navy ships and submarines are equipped to carry SEAL teams.

They have electronic systems to monitor communications, locate and target personel.

34 posted on 09/13/2012 12:48:15 PM PDT by Daaave ("You Nexus, huh? I design your eyes.")
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To: Kaslin
Thus far, the military of Egypt has to some degree kept the islamist from creating full chaos. Thus the military of Egypt is whom zer0 is referencing when saying Egypt is not an ally. The military of Egypt is holding a line, not a perfect line, but holding a line nevertheless. zer0 wants the islamists in complete control. Egypt's military is preventing the islamists from obtaining complete control. If the islamists were in charge, zer0 would have said Egypt is an ally.
35 posted on 09/13/2012 12:58:18 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Kaslin
We give Egypt $1.5 billion a year.

Nice to see we're getting our money's worth...

36 posted on 09/13/2012 1:04:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: dfwgator

Reverse Poland Moment: The reverse of Ford’s assertion in a 1976 debate that Poland was not behind the Iron Curtain, which some say the gaffe cost Ford the election.


37 posted on 09/13/2012 1:07:38 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: henkster

Mitt Romney was already a Commander in Chief when he was Governor of Massachusetts. That arrogant pos still hasn’t learned after 3 years how to be CiC


38 posted on 09/13/2012 1:14:39 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: EagleUSA

100 percent TOTAL FRAUD


39 posted on 09/13/2012 1:15:53 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Viennacon

This is getting worse. I think Obama is going down in flames.


Yes, that would be nice, but he’s planning on us going down in flames first...and with the media’s help and the general stupidity of voters that’s the plan. He’s in the process of our destruction and remains above the fray. Bachmann was right, but it’s worse than thought as we are being infiltrated from the very core of our government = The White House.


40 posted on 09/13/2012 1:19:18 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: Kaslin

He couldn’t find Egypt on a map.


41 posted on 09/13/2012 1:32:23 PM PDT by mom.mom
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To: Kaslin

I am beginning to think that the reason Obama campaigns so much is so he can fly on AF One, smoke crack and have his behavior enabled by the SS.


42 posted on 09/13/2012 1:47:03 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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