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FlashBack: Why is Obama skipping more than half of his daily intelligence meetings?
washingtonpost.com ^ | September 10, 2012 | Marc A. Thiessen,

Posted on 04/19/2013 9:33:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone

President Obama is touting his foreign policy experience on the campaign trail, but startling new statistics suggest that national security has not necessarily been the personal priority the president makes it out to be. It turns out that more than half the time, the commander in chief does not attend his daily intelligence meeting.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonbombings; bostonmarathon

1 posted on 04/19/2013 9:33:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Yeh, Obama is part of the process. Right.

He’s off having tickle fights with Reggie.


2 posted on 04/19/2013 9:35:08 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: NoLibZone
Why is Obama skipping more than half of his daily intelligence meetings?

Possibly because they are not held on the golf course? Another reason is with all the liberals that claim he is the smartest man ever he likely doesn't think he needs any more intelligence.

3 posted on 04/19/2013 9:36:01 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: NoLibZone

Because he is a half-wit. Badda-bing.


4 posted on 04/19/2013 9:36:59 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: NoLibZone

The President gets daily state department briefs, and in general...historically....tend to believe that’s all they need to view the world.

I will note this. By the time you get state department briefs, FBI briefs, Homeland Security briefs, CIA briefs, DIA briefs, and even agricultural briefs....you probably are inundated with information and unable to balance what to remember or how to use the info. Imagine watching CNN, CSPAN, ESPN, Fox News, and the Oprah Channel....all on a continual hour-by-hour basis, and then trying to decipher what is important.


5 posted on 04/19/2013 9:38:11 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: NoLibZone

Because he is Great Leader and he knows no one will hold him accountable.


6 posted on 04/19/2013 9:40:41 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: NoLibZone
Never let them forget that the Obama administration has SLASHED budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45 per cent…

Hmmmmm half the meetings and half the money.

What a weird coinky-dink!

7 posted on 04/19/2013 9:45:50 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression and Democrats use them. Gun confiscation enables tyranny.)
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To: NoLibZone

Because he’s not intelligent?


8 posted on 04/19/2013 9:46:38 PM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely expressed as advice)
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To: NoLibZone

Because he doesn’t care. That’s an easy answer


9 posted on 04/19/2013 9:48:53 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: pepsionice

I will note this. By the time you get state department briefs, FBI briefs, Homeland Security briefs, CIA briefs, DIA briefs, and even agricultural briefs....you probably are inundated with information and unable to balance what to remember or how to use the info. Imagine watching CNN, CSPAN, ESPN, Fox News, and the Oprah Channel....all on a continual hour-by-hour basis, and then trying to decipher what is important.

****
That’s why you have a staff,,and you take notes..it’s not supposed to be theater


10 posted on 04/19/2013 9:49:54 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: austinaero

Because he is feckless, limp and flaccid.


11 posted on 04/19/2013 9:52:56 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: NoLibZone

I could say something stereotypical but, I won’t besides, he’s not really
Black.


12 posted on 04/19/2013 9:54:16 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: NoLibZone

Put Reggie Love in the meeting, or any other important meeting he needs to be at.


13 posted on 04/19/2013 9:57:30 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: pepsionice

The President gets daily state department briefs, and in general...historically....tend to believe that’s all they need to view the world.

I will note this. By the time you get state department briefs, FBI briefs, Homeland Security briefs, CIA briefs, DIA briefs, and even agricultural briefs....you probably are inundated with information and unable to balance what to remember or how to use the info. Imagine watching CNN, CSPAN, ESPN, Fox News, and the Oprah Channel....all on a continual hour-by-hour basis, and then trying to decipher what is important.


Other presidents have done it. Obama is going to get a bunch of Americans killed right here in CONUS.


14 posted on 04/19/2013 9:58:05 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals will never get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: NoLibZone

16 posted on 04/19/2013 10:05:45 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: NoLibZone
This is being reported by the Washington Post???

(somewhere, pigs are flying)

17 posted on 04/19/2013 10:05:50 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: NoLibZone

How about the truth about Benghazi???


18 posted on 04/19/2013 10:12:20 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Huskrrrr

Because he is too stupid to understand what they are talking about?


19 posted on 04/19/2013 10:28:36 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: Huskrrrr

Because he is not smart enough to find the room where the meetings are held?


20 posted on 04/19/2013 10:33:58 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: Windflier

It was election time.


21 posted on 04/19/2013 10:37:03 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: NoLibZone

His handlers go to those meetings, write a script, put it into the teleprompter, and then the idiot gives a speech. He’s a sock-puppet who does and says what they tell him to do.

We are being run by unelected, unconfirmed communists who hate this country. And Obambi is their puppet.


22 posted on 04/20/2013 3:18:14 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: NoLibZone

Because he only has half his reported intelligence?


23 posted on 04/20/2013 3:36:34 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: laweeks

“Why is Obama skipping more than half of his daily intelligence meetings? “.....

Seems pretty simple to me. If he doesn’t understand what is going on and/or is unable to grasp the situation(s), why show up? There’s more golf yet to be played.


24 posted on 04/20/2013 3:38:23 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: NoLibZone
Because Intelligence and Obama are diametrically opposed.
25 posted on 04/20/2013 4:02:25 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: NoLibZone

Because reality bites when it doesn’t conform to his worldview. He hates that so many know how bad his policies are and gets this creepy feeling when all their eyes are on him as they talk about things he’d rather ignore.


26 posted on 04/20/2013 4:58:31 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: NoLibZone

Because he’s just a meat puppet and not really in charge.


27 posted on 04/20/2013 6:42:46 AM PDT by dljordan (Voltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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