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Obama speech on counterterrorism--LIVE THREAD
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Posted on 05/23/2013 11:08:19 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie

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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

“My airstrikes abroad are nothing more than practice for HERE” (fantasy 0bama quote) LOL!

*****

He has moved the war on terror here so he can keep a better eye on it. :)


351 posted on 05/23/2013 12:12:32 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: manc

Personally, I can’t imagine watching this crap—and adding to his ratings.

I’ve had one heart attack already-—don’t want to make it 2-—LOL!


352 posted on 05/23/2013 12:12:43 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Did he really say that?


353 posted on 05/23/2013 12:13:06 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

agree this speech was about an hour and it was just rambling until he got to Gitmo which he knows it will not happen and it seems he wants the headlines changing to get the investigations off the TV and then make the GOP the enemy again.

The left needs an enemy so their cult can look the other way and point blame


354 posted on 05/23/2013 12:13:15 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: pax_et_bonum

< It will be interesting to look closely at the phrasing of this speech. >

My thought also. Someone needs to do a speech analysis between this and hitler’s late 1930s rhetoric. Seriously. Keep in mind that sociopaths use projection a lot. If they say one thing or accuse someone of a certain behavior or thought, then you should be ready for the thought/behavior from them themselves.


355 posted on 05/23/2013 12:13:33 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: mardi59

Exactly!

This plant added to the theater and assisted Obama in transitioning to a more passionate, ‘seemingly’ natural closing. All faux, all the time.

Yesterday, the greatest threat we faced was not the terrorists, it was our own federal government..... today remains the same.


356 posted on 05/23/2013 12:14:09 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: basil

I think the main theme is close gitmo capture prisoners....so what do we do with them when we capture them? Give them all our rights here in this country....is this just another part of the immigration reform bill?


357 posted on 05/23/2013 12:14:20 PM PDT by tioga
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To: basil

at 2.00pm I turned the TV on, we watched a program and came back and he was still there and so I watched it for about 20 minutes and it was the most insane speech I have heard.


358 posted on 05/23/2013 12:14:24 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Marcella

do you have a link to that new order?


359 posted on 05/23/2013 12:14:51 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ConservativeMan55

page 261 in his book in his own words.


360 posted on 05/23/2013 12:15:06 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: cookcounty
"So what will he do if he brings them to US soil and then they go on hunger strikes?"

Exactly. This fool does not realize the hunger strikes are happening to embarrass and manipulate the United States. Obama actually believes they are striking because they want to be in Illinois! Stupid.

361 posted on 05/23/2013 12:15:50 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Blue Turtle; ColdOne

It’s a fantasy quote, but I truly believe 0bama’s drone strikes abroad are practice for here. It is totally out of character for 0bama to be aggressive on terrorism in this manner.


362 posted on 05/23/2013 12:16:10 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: AppyPappy

Agreed. Great points.


363 posted on 05/23/2013 12:16:29 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie; LucyT; azishot; All

This speech was clearly to defend himself against the scandals plaguing him!

The shouting woman is a plant. If she asked about Benghazi or the IRS, she would have been thrown out in a second. This was to PROVE what he doesn’t believe in; the First Amendment and what he is doing to the press and James Rosen! Theatrical galore!

He used this to defend himself against all pending scandals.

Here’s the proof: when he was “conveniently” interrupted for the last time, he said that he has to go “off script” and then after a couple of words he carried on from TOTUS about what he wants America to be 10-20 years from now: a bustling street...blah blah blah and last, the clincher read from TOTUS; a woman to “shout, talk to, etc.” to a president!

That was ON THE TOTUS TEXT, no doubt in my mind.

I heard the whole thing and nothing in it was for America. It was all about me me me, as usual from the juvenile 0b0z0.


364 posted on 05/23/2013 12:17:29 PM PDT by melancholy
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To: Zathras

Heh heh heh...


365 posted on 05/23/2013 12:17:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Ax
My condolences, FRiend     :-[
366 posted on 05/23/2013 12:17:44 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

This man (loosely speaking) sounds like a monarch without a parliament.


367 posted on 05/23/2013 12:19:08 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: melancholy

I didn’t watch and it is that obvious to me. Released the story about Americans being killed so he can rush out and give this speech. He is the most cynical politician I have ever seen. Gets harder eveyday not to hate the man.


368 posted on 05/23/2013 12:19:36 PM PDT by CityCenter (Pleading the 5th is just so 1972.)
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To: ColdOne
"He had to drag it out until Rush went off air so that there could be no EIB rebuttal today. Bingo!

I used to think this was a tongue-in-cheek light-hearted poke at Obama....but I am beginning to wonder. Maybe the interrupter jumped in when they realized he wouldn't finish in time?? OK, maybe that's a little crazy

369 posted on 05/23/2013 12:20:23 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Sounds like a desperate man surrounded by scandal and he knows it’s falling down all around him.

Add the implanted liberal heckler— he tries to comfort her and act like he agrees with her— in an attempt to get the radical left to circle the wagons for him.

Didn’t her voice sound like that Jody or whatever her name is chick from code pink? If so his calling her “young lady” was way off base.


370 posted on 05/23/2013 12:20:43 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: melancholy

This is also a speech intended for his leftist supporters. Polling must be very bad for him right now.


371 posted on 05/23/2013 12:21:31 PM PDT by CityCenter (Pleading the 5th is just so 1972.)
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To: manc

We were spared from having to listen to him. City electricity went out for 2 hours.


372 posted on 05/23/2013 12:22:11 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: onyx; RedMDer; All
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373 posted on 05/23/2013 12:24:10 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: All

I couldn’t hear the heckler. What was she screaming about?


374 posted on 05/23/2013 12:24:27 PM PDT by CharlotteVRWC
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

I only caught part of it. How long did he drag that rambling speech out for?


375 posted on 05/23/2013 12:25:44 PM PDT by matt04
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To: LUV W

Nobody wants him there. Just another campaign stop.

By the time he arrives they will have cleaned up and he will take credit for it.

Unlike NJ were they have waited and waited for him to help them, it is not cleaned up and he got credit for cleaning it up?


376 posted on 05/23/2013 12:25:55 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: CharlotteVRWC

Mainly Gitmo and hunger strike.


377 posted on 05/23/2013 12:25:56 PM PDT by melancholy
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To: MacMattico
"Didn’t her voice sound like that Jody ?"

That would be Obama bundler Jody Evans who rushed Palin on the stage, and then was honnored by Obama by having a fundraiser,attended by Obama, at her house......And Candy's Numb News (CNN) made no criticism.

378 posted on 05/23/2013 12:26:04 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: melancholy
That was ON THE TOTUS TEXT, no doubt in my mind.

I thought that too.

379 posted on 05/23/2013 12:26:35 PM PDT by noexcuses
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie; onyx; Jim Robinson
"Journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs. Our focus must be on those who break the law. That’s why I have called on Congress to pass a media shield law to guard against government overreach." –President Obama

Isn't that...like...the 1st Amendment you moron?

380 posted on 05/23/2013 12:27:58 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: MaxMax
Obama: The USA isn't at War with IslamThat might be technically correct though Islam is certainly at war with the USA.What if we had treated German and Japanese malefactors as criminals that needed to be captured and brought in front of a judge in New york in, oh say, 1943?
381 posted on 05/23/2013 12:28:56 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I have always thought it was way our off his character as well.


382 posted on 05/23/2013 12:29:06 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Sequoyah101

Unlike NJ, Okies can think and do for themselves. I would love for no one to show up to his photo op.


383 posted on 05/23/2013 12:32:04 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: musicman

LOL!


384 posted on 05/23/2013 12:32:22 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
Does anyone notice that with this President, the debate or discussion, no matter how it is framed, is always about "me"--even if he uses the words, "best for the country"?

Where is the eloquence of a Washington, an Adams, a Jefferson, or even of a Reagan?

The very nature of the "miracle at Philadelphia" was one of passionate defense of liberty for future generations, selflessness in the face of danger to the personal life and property of the participants, and of a greater interest in the lives and liberties of countrymen than in the careers of themselves.

Oh that Divine Providence would send such leaders for this critical moment in America's history!

Perhaps the President and all elected leaders in Washington today might consider Jefferson's description of how he and his contemporaries in the early days approached matters of interest for the new nation:

Thomas Jefferson:

"Sitting near me on some occasion of a trifling but wordy debate, he asked how I could sit in silence hearing so much false reasoning which a word should refute? I observed to him that to refute indeed was easy, but to silence impossible. That in measures brought forward by myself, I took the laboring oar, as was incumbent on me; but that in general I was willing to listen. If every sound argument or objection was used by some one or other of the numerous debaters, it was enough: if not, I thought it sufficient to suggest the omission, without going into a repetition of what had been already said by others. That this was a waste and abuse of the time and patience of the house which could not be justified. And I believe that if the members of deliberative bodies were to observe this course generally, they would do in a day what takes them a week, and it is really more questionable, than may at first be thought, whether Bonaparte's dumb legislature which said nothing and did much, may not be preferable to one which talks much and does nothing. I served with General Washington in the legislature of Virginia before the revolution, and, during it, with Dr. Franklin in Congress. I never heard either of them speak ten minutes at a time, nor to any but the main point which was to decide the question. They laid their shoulders to the great points, knowing that the little ones would follow of themselves. If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send 150. lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, & talk by the hour? That 150 lawyers should do business together ought not to be expected."

For over four years now, American citizens have been subjected to almost daily lawyerly Presidential lecturing, "explaining," semantic maneuvering, and propaganda intended to convince them that the great and essential principles of liberty underlying their Constitution's strict limits on the size, scope and powers of their government are outdated and should be ignored in favor of trust in government officials who, by their own admission, "know" nothing about anything and are accountable to no one but themselves.

Enough talk, already!

385 posted on 05/23/2013 12:33:02 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx
The below is what Obama signed about using drones yesterday or the day before. I'm looking for a copy of that “newly-codified rule book”. That would also be where he gave a new order not to kill terrorists unless involved in the actual act of terrorism:

“But a newly-codified rule book, administration officials said, would hold U.S. authorities to a tougher standard when deciding whom to kill, where, and under what circumstances.”

386 posted on 05/23/2013 12:33:27 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: onyx
"Only way to avoid him are the shopping and food channels"

Food channels don't show how to cook a dog.

When will the nightmare end. Long after he leaves office.

387 posted on 05/23/2013 12:34:23 PM PDT by hummingbird (So much conspiracy and not enough time.)
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To: ColdOne

“do you have a link to that new order?”

Just found it’s called “newly codified Rule book”. I’m looking for it.


388 posted on 05/23/2013 12:35:20 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: LUV W

He’s also an expert at hanging curtains and at using umbrellas.


389 posted on 05/23/2013 12:38:33 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

390 posted on 05/23/2013 12:39:29 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Marcella

Please let me know the link if you find it.


391 posted on 05/23/2013 12:40:17 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
I started to watch and had to fight boredom. Couldn't believe he went on so long and as far as I could tell, some of the things he said in the end contradicted statements he made in the beginning. The man seems to have a bunch of amatures writing separate paragraphs for him and then they put them all together in one speech not realizing how much nonsense it is when it is all combined. Bunch of trite phrases; attempts at insincere flag waving, and stupid, illogical, false and unverifyable statements (...dangers greater than Al Qaeda); along with his typical back patting.

All in all, a desperate attempt to give the media something different to write about and try and soothe the savage scandal-beast while making the low-information voters think they can keep trusting and adoring him. However, it did provide more insight into just how conflicted his policies are and the huge gap between his idealism and the reality of today.

392 posted on 05/23/2013 12:40:21 PM PDT by CitizenM (Obama - The architect of the decline of the U.S.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
WTF is this about?

393 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:01 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: ColdOne

Bingo. Drone strikes are totally out of character for 0bama. This is how you know there’s an alterior motive for doing them; PRACTICE FOR HERE. Anyone who doesn’t believe this, must also deny that the DHS is buying BILLIONS OF HOLLOW POINT BULLETS NOT USED FOR TRAINING PURPOSES.


394 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:18 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: onyx

No doubt, this is cutting into my soap (Days)....grrrrrrrrrr


395 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:28 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: LUV W; All
"Journalists should not be at legal risk for doing their jobs. Our focus must be on those who break the law. That’s why I have called on Congress to pass a media shield law to guard against government overreach." –President Obama

Mr. President, do you not understand that the First Amendment to the People's Constitution is the supreme law of the land which "shields" the press, excludes it from your purview, and was the Founders' intended way to prevent people like you and your fellow "progressives" from assaulting the Creator-endowed rights of "We, the People"?

No further law is needed. Just respect that Constitution which, according to all who love liberty, and when its principles are respected, will protect and "shield" the freedom of the press and all the other areas excluded from intrusion by government officials.

396 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:37 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: ConservativeMan55

Castro, too. Probably Mao, Staling and Hugo Chavez, too.


397 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:46 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: onyx

Yeah! Went ova to swampmen and watched some alligators get kilt right when his majesty was warned of. Don’t watch it it’s hazardous to health. No I’m not talking to the alligators.


398 posted on 05/23/2013 12:42:32 PM PDT by Recompennation (executive privilege for all. Please pardon O.J and help Tiger win.)
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To: LurkedLongEnough
despotic monarch.

There now, fixed.
399 posted on 05/23/2013 12:44:04 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Nita Nupress

BTTT!


400 posted on 05/23/2013 12:48:12 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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