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Obama to Cut 131 Million Dollars from Embassy Security (Just Wow)
Front Page Magazine ^ | 9/16/2012

Posted on 09/16/2012 9:17:12 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache

You have to give Obama credit, this is a man who knows how to deal with a crisis. Some nut like Mitt Romney would run around shooting Muslims from the hip, but Obama meets with his advisers and dutifully studies ways to make each and every crisis that much worse. Because that’s what good government is.

Obama’s Sequestration Plan Would Cut $1.084 Billion From The State Department’s Diplomatic And Consular Program, Including $2 Million For The Protection Of Foreign Missions And Officials, And $129 Million For Embassy Security, Construction, And Maintenance. (“OMB Report Pursuant To The Sequestration Transparency Act Of 2012,” Office Of Management And Budget, pp. 135-136, 9/14/12)

Err what do embassies need security for anyway? What are the real odds of a bunch of Muslim Jihadists deciding to carry out a series of embassy attacks timed with September 11? Also who needs 20,000 Marines, let’s cut that money and put it into Solyandra and free condoms for Catholic schools.

But that’s okay. Stop looking at the negative and focus on the positive.

I know the images on our televisions are disturbing. But let us never forget that for every angry mob, there are millions who yearn for the freedom, and dignity, and hope that our flag represents. That is the cause of America – the ideals that took root in our founding; the opportunity that drew so many to our shores; and the awesome progress that we have promoted all across the globe.

There’s a silver lining for every cloud. For every Muslim who is burning an American embassy, there’s a Muslim yearning to move to America and bomb our bars, planes and Christmas tree lighting events.

Who needs security anyway?


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; bachmann; chrisstevens; embassy; gop; islam; marxism; muslims; obama; obamasfault; palin; presidentialelection; sequestration; whitehouse

1 posted on 09/16/2012 9:17:16 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: Nachum

Ping


2 posted on 09/16/2012 9:18:22 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 election.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Insanity.


3 posted on 09/16/2012 9:20:37 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: My Favorite Headache

To be transferred to another entitlement program...


4 posted on 09/16/2012 9:21:30 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Someone once said that “Timing is everything”. Boy, does Obama have good timing, and probably good rhythmn too, according to Joe Biden.

Please send this article to all your friends and enemies.


5 posted on 09/16/2012 9:22:03 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Jet Jaguar

Security, bah! Overrated

I doubt Hillary’s secrity is getting cut.

Makes one wonder what the setup is.


6 posted on 09/16/2012 9:22:20 PM PDT by stanne
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To: My Favorite Headache

Everybody loves and respects us now that we have 0bama to lead us. Who needs security?


7 posted on 09/16/2012 9:23:11 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Obama is sabotaging America. Is there any evidence to dispute that? NO. Assault on two fronts; Weaken our economy by bankrupting us and dispensing entitlements to an extent we’ll never recover from and secondly, lessen our standing in the world and make recovery impossible through ‘destructive’ defense cuts. He’s accomplished both.


8 posted on 09/16/2012 9:23:40 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: My Favorite Headache

FUBO


9 posted on 09/16/2012 9:23:47 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Army Air Corps

Not insanity. Evil.


10 posted on 09/16/2012 9:25:04 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Army Air Corps

How about just getting the hell out of most of these countries ruled by people who believe in a cult of a religion? Good lord!


11 posted on 09/16/2012 9:25:20 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter"you min)
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To: smokingfrog

a vacationing Jarrett...


12 posted on 09/16/2012 9:27:05 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: My Favorite Headache

If he were a Republican the media would have spent 4 years trashing this guy


13 posted on 09/16/2012 9:28:13 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Click Here for this excellent video as Cong. Michele Bachmann explains reality.



As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, Bachmann completes a terrific presentation on the many issues that Obama is pursuing in moving the US under the influence of Islamic radicals. All of this is being completed with the silence and collusion of our major media outlets. This is a heads up presentation for those who care about free speech.

14 posted on 09/16/2012 9:31:27 PM PDT by B-Cause (The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money - Thatcher)
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To: Molon Labbie

Is Zero still planning on giving the Egyptians a billion dollars for two German submarines?
Cutting embassy security and arming the Islamic Brotherhood.
If you didn’t know better, you might conclude from this that the American president’s a Muslim.


15 posted on 09/16/2012 9:32:22 PM PDT by tumblindice (gyp)
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To: Jim Robinson

It’s time to hit the alarm bell...


16 posted on 09/16/2012 9:33:13 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Sad times, just sad times for the USA :(


17 posted on 09/16/2012 9:38:37 PM PDT by yield 2 the right (2012, the election year that stinks!)
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To: tumblindice

People like obama would never even have a chance in politics or leadership if most of America wasn’t enthralled with the BS out of Hollywood or professional sports.

We can quote sports stats and who is shtupping who in reality tv but for Pete’s sake, the average American has no clue about the real life issues; like the ones that are going to ensure their childrens lives as slaves to the government or some damn UN agenda.

We MUST change how we educate our young so they don’t elect someone whose loyalties and identity are suspect.


18 posted on 09/16/2012 9:42:07 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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The Obama Bucks gotta come from some place.


19 posted on 09/16/2012 9:44:40 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Molon Labbie
We MUST change how we educate our young so they don’t elect someone whose loyalties and identity are suspect.

OH I think we are way past that happening. The Commies have been turning America's ed system into a little propaganda machine ever since the 1960s. NOW we reap what was sown, no turning back I am afraid. We have at least two generations of little libtards out there that swoon over this Clown and his "hate America" routine, his support for Gay marriage and gays in the Military, his decimating of the military readiness/budget, his belief that nanny Government is to be your saviour, and all his other social crap.
20 posted on 09/16/2012 9:46:41 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Can we put the Drudge siren on the top of the Latest Articles page?


21 posted on 09/16/2012 9:46:53 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: tumblindice

PS I’m sure Barack has a full agenda for his meeting with Egypt’s Morsi. (Keep in mind Steyn’s rule: If there’s trouble anywhere in the world, look out for a guy named `Mohammed’)

“OK, Mohammed, I understand your concern. http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/16/islamists-step-up-pressure-for-u-s-media-curbs-obama-equivocates/
“But there’s only so much I can do, you know, this whole blasted 1st Amendment thing, and they’re not all in the bag with me—yet. Patience my brother.”

“Now, the submarines.”
Morsi, blank expression.
“The boats that go under the water, Mohammed.”
“Yes yes!”
“You know you can’t rely on the screen windows when you submerge ... “
Morsi, blank expression.
“When you go underwater.”
“Oh yes yes!”
“Now, the front end is called the `bow.’ That’s the end that shoots the things that explode and—
“Yes, explode I know!”

“OK (sigh), let’s take a break, we’ll do the whole banging our heads on the ground thing, then scarf up some camel lumps and goat eyeballs.”
“Yum!”


22 posted on 09/16/2012 9:50:13 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Dare I say...arm the ambassadors?
23 posted on 09/16/2012 9:52:45 PM PDT by danielmryan
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To: My Favorite Headache

I’m almost convinced he’s trying to lose


24 posted on 09/16/2012 10:03:24 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: My Favorite Headache

Let me guess — he’s going to cut off the consular staff’s Netflix accounts.


25 posted on 09/16/2012 10:05:10 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: My Favorite Headache

Can’t.

500 cowards in DC don’t want to be called racist.


26 posted on 09/16/2012 10:10:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: My Favorite Headache

I got interviewed by the State Department, and I can tell you the foreign office people are totally inadequate. THey are pu$$ies and Obama lovers without any relevancy to the job they are ascribed to. All the care about is if they can fly first class and get medical care wherever they are going.

So, it must come at huge shock to them that Obama could abandon them so easily and could not care about their safety.

So now they are pulling all the stops to try to blame it on US citizens, so that the foreign office type people start not asking questions. But they are such idiots, many are also minority women married to foreigners and muslims, and they are so gilded and selected so that way, they will continue believing the lies.


27 posted on 09/16/2012 10:10:28 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Molon Labbie

yeah the buy bullets and scatter them all over the US program.
What do you think he is buying and scattering all the bullets around the country for ?

It’s for his army that is stashed all over the place .
Think about why we have been importing muslims lots of them over the pass few years and then do a yahoo on what they did in Somalia


28 posted on 09/16/2012 10:11:02 PM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Cheerio

Yeah, not to mention family courts which have no jury, just like we have activist judges who could care less about what the legislature legislates, every time it upsets their corrupt agenda.

One day a legislator or a governor is going to straight up ask the government to either side with the judge or America, and the militias will have to be organized along those lines.

What “bifurcates” me the most in this, is... WHERE THE HECK IS THE GOP IN CONGRESS during this foreign crisis?

They are doing nothing! Is it that liberals get to sell high and the GOP buys low?


29 posted on 09/16/2012 10:15:23 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Obama can spend billions on his crony green energy scams that all went belly up but can't find a few million to protect his ambassadors...

I guess US ambassadors lives aren't worth too much these days...

30 posted on 09/16/2012 10:18:49 PM PDT by DB
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To: fabian

I agree. Generate significant savings by pulling out of some of the backwater hell holes.


31 posted on 09/16/2012 10:22:47 PM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: My Favorite Headache

But Egypt will still get $1.4 billion in aid to buy German submarines. Can’t cut everything ya know.


32 posted on 09/16/2012 10:25:20 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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Hey man.......... think of how many more can take vacations and get free stuff!!! Cool! /s


33 posted on 09/16/2012 10:45:11 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: My Favorite Headache

This was going to happen way before the middle east went crazy. The Republican House passed the big spending bill so don’t worry about the additional money borrowed from China.


34 posted on 09/16/2012 11:00:21 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

bump.


35 posted on 09/17/2012 2:42:04 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: My Favorite Headache

That’s actually a misleading headline as I read it. The line in the budget is for embassy construction and maintenance, as well as security.


36 posted on 09/17/2012 2:55:19 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: My Favorite Headache; All
Obama & Clinton's State Department cuts Embassy Security dollars while Uncle Sam Is Uncle Checkbook, Rebuilding Foreign Mosques...PLUS:
"...$770 million program to rebuild Cairo's sewer system, paid for by the U.S. State Department's USAID program."

37 posted on 09/17/2012 3:10:41 AM PDT by drpix
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