Skip to comments.Obama's turning point has arrived
Posted on 06/25/2013 2:17:29 PM PDT by libstripper
There is a turning point in every presidency that people point back to and say, you know, nothing was ever the same after that. Sometimes it is the point where presidents go on to greatness. Sometimes, it is when a presidency unravels.
For Jimmy Carter, it was when a group of students seized the American Embassy and took more than 100 American diplomats hostage in November 1979. Carter could do nothing right after that. His attempt to rescue the hostages was a pathetic, feeble failure. During the oil crisis Carter went around the White House in a cardigan sweater turning down the thermostat and turning out the lights, while the American people endured gas rationing and long lines at the pumps because some third-rate petro powers decided to punish us.
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Obama is hiding, talking climate change.
It might be a stretch to suggest he’s bing blackmailed by the Russians. It could be that the rest of the world is smarter than he gives them credit for, and understands that he is dishonest and incompetent (at best).
I don’t think the Russkies have to blackmail him, although that’s their M.O. I think 0bama is just a craven narcissistic coward. An empty suit. A puppet who thinks he’s the puppet master. Putin is humiliating 0bama for one simple reason.
Because he can.
Yea, but with the current crop of politicians in DC, his hiding will cost us trillions and punish the USA for years.
“Carter went around the White House in a cardigan sweater turning down the thermostat”
0bama keeps it at 78.
I do not think Obama is calling any of the shots. I think his job is to stand and read what is on the prompter. And for that... he and his family get to live “the dream”..... He is nothing more than a figurehead.
I thought it was bad graduating into JimmahLand, and it was, especially in farm country.
But we've got nothing on this generation. And besides, for us, along came Reagan and up, up and away we went!
This time, we got round two. "And if you thought the first was bad..."
Obama jets around the world treating himself like the Sun King on the taxpayer dime.
I agree 100% with your “nothing more than a figurehead’ comment. He nor his handlers care about a “turning point”. They also don’t care about reputation or legacy. Get the job done of eliminating freedom and liberty and everything else will fall into place.
Well said, libstripper. Personally, I have suspected that the Snowden incident was by design. From my understanding, Snowden did vote for Zero, and Zero does have an obvious disdain for the US. It’s seems to me this is what Zero wants: A weakened, humiliated US in par (supposedly) with the rest of the world.
I think he should enlist Aunt Esther to go kick Putin’s ass. That’ll show him!
A top con has real contempt for a punk because he knows the punk’ a punk. Same for Putin & Obama.
If every coal-fired power plant owner announced they are shutting it down on Monday. THAT would be a turning point for his Presidency.
He was just the candidate they could sell. Part black, part white, christian, muslim, etc... all rolled into one empty suit. And he reads off a prompter well. That’s all he does good that I’ve ever seen. He has no basketball game.... he is lousy at golf (despite playing all the time). He’s not smart. He’s a nothing, but he was smart enough to accept the deal. He and MOOshel get to travel the world and live first class for 8 years.... and all he has to do is what he’s told to do.
100% agree with your assessment. He’s definitely some organization’s figurehead doing as he is told to do period. An enemy organization that is international I believe. Unknown to us at this time. We can speculate all we want, but we don’t know who.
When we find out we better start the military tribunals, ‘cause this is an act of war against this sovereign Nation.
If he is being controlled from outside then snowden has the answers
I would argue that Jimmy Carter’s turning point was the “malaise” speech of July 15, 1979, in which he stated that a “crisis of confidence” that strikes at “the very heart and soul and spirit of our national will” is manifest in “the growing doubt about the meaning of our own lives and in the loss of a unity of purpose for our nation.” Carter had spent a week at Camp David with his top aides hoping to come up with a barn burner of an address that would recharge his administration, but the somber and pessimistic speech that they finally came up with had the opposite effect.
He is not done and fallen until the media says he is. The low information voters follow the media narrative.
If you really want to see how bad Obama has been and the left is then check out these sites tracking him and tracking the left:
http://www.commieblaster.com/index.html -This site gathers up links from many sources on various topics related to Obama and has categories of things Obama and the left have done.
http://www.exposeobama.com/ - A blog tracking Obama and the left. It was one of many links Commie Blaster linked to.
http://keywiki.org/index.php/Main_Page - A site with info on the left in the format of Wikipedia. It has its own bio of Obama.
http://discoverthenetworks.org/ - A site detailing the left. A reference guide.
http://gulagbound.com/ - A news site and a guide on marxism.
http://dissectleft.blogspot.com/ - Blog I found through Key Wiki that has some interesting links and synopsis of articles from sites I never heard of that sounds worth reading.
http://www.homelandsecurityus.com/ - Site of a blog talk radio program that also has commentary.
Yep. Those are our kids. I too graduated college in the midwest at the time of gas lines and double digit inflation and unemployment. I worry about our sons, even more when I consider that they are prime draft age in a nation which is being set up on so many levels. A time for prayer, certainly.
Absolutely. In addition, he's almost certainly ineligible (depending on what his true origins narrative turns out to be) for the office he currently enjoys, and the other global ptb certainly know it, which means he's completely compromised and therefore a breathtaking security breach.
I hope this guy's history is part of what Snowden has, and that it's released very publicly and irrefutably.
Well if “doing nothing right” is the criteria, then Obama hit it about 5 years ago
” just look to Moscow. “
I don’t buy conspiracy theories often, but that raises a very interesting point. If anyone knows Obamas secrets outside the US government, it would logically be the KGB, or a similar state-level intelligence network. Putin’s attitude certainly conveys a sense of absolute control and untouchability.
That point came in mid January 2009. Disaster then, disaster now.
That’ll happen on the 12th of Never.
You got it.
I agree that Obama is just an icon. He is around for the branding.
“I think 0bama is just a craven narcissistic coward. An empty suit. A puppet who thinks hes the puppet master.”
Your assessment is spot on. Your statement also describes his fearsome “army” that some number of people here are afraid of. It’s all kabuki theater.
Russia has asked that George Soros be extradicted. Trade?
It sounds like Alexander is the puppet master
The only reason he's being protected is because it currently benefits those that hold the cards. The NSA/CIA rake in untold multi-billions to pay perks & salaries, with the remainder going to gear from Silicon valley (by way of China).
The Russians benefit because they're watching the US implode as fear & distrust of fed.gov overwhelms patriots. If Putin was to ok a release of information, the US would be thrown into an uproar, and potentially avert a coup.
It is much preferable, at least from a Russian long-term strategic perspective, to keep the Obama cancer eating @ the American body politic. If Putin really wanted to put the knife in our back, he'd send Snowden directly to DC.
That would break all possible resistance by any potential whistleblower(s), and fast track us straight to outright, in-your-face, tyranny.
Not the Sun King, the Mahdi.
Jimma Carter has to be the happiest exPOTUS in the world knowing how Barry Hussein Soetoro has arrived.
I know, and for me it’s so hard to see why 2012 wasn’t a repeat of 1980. Oh yeah, no conservative running for the GOP.
President Vladimir Putin confirmed on Tuesday a former U.S. spy agency contractor sought by the United States was in the transit area of a Moscow airport but ruled out handing him over to Washington, dismissing U.S. criticisms as “ravings and rubbish.”
In his first public comments since the fugitive flew in on Sunday, he appeared to make light of the affair around Edward Snowden, whose flight from U.S. authorities is becoming an increasing embarassment for President Barack Obama. Asked by a journalist about the affair, he smiled fleetingly.
“I myself would prefer not to deal with these issues. It's like giving a baby pig a haircut: there's a lot of squealing, but there's little wool,” he told a news conference in Finland.
His refusal to hand back Snowden risked deepening a rift with the United States that has also sucked in China and threatens relations between countries that may be essential in settling global conflicts including the Syrian war.
Putin said the 30-year-old American was in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and, not having gone through passport control, was free to leave.
“The sooner he chooses his final destination, the better it would be for us and for himself,” Putin said.
Snowden has applied for asylum in Ecuador but Quito has said it is still considering the application and the United States is trying to persuade the governments of countries where he might head to hand him over. His plans remain unclear.
“He has not crossed the state's border, and therefore does not need a visa. And any accusations against Russia (of aiding him) are ravings and rubbish,” Putin said in response to a question at a news conference during a visit to Finland.
Washington has gone to great lengths to try to ensure Snowden has nowhere to go to seek refuge. But Putin said Russia had no extradition treaty with the United States and suggested Moscow would expel Snowden only if he were a criminal.
“Thank God, Mr Snowden committed no crimes on the territory of the Russian Federation,” Putin said in the garden of a presidential residence, with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto beside him.
0bama keeps it at 78.
I heard that he keeps it at 66.6
I agree. It’s amazing that anyone believes they’re actually voting for him instead of the puppet masters.
The turning point for President Reagan was March 30, 1981. I just watched “Saving Ronald Reagan” on the Military Channel. President Reagan thought that his near-run survival from the assassin’s bullet was God’s will. It supercharged his administration early on, and it was all uphill to greatness from there.
Zero thought he was doubling down with climate policy, but instead he just jumped the whale.
Ah for the good old days when we thought Clinton could be blackmailed for getting a BJ in the oval office.
Just more proof that the fringe is on the left side of the spectra.
Obama fall? Are you kidding? If you add minorities, moonbatshit liberals, entitlement junkies, and low info-low IQ voter numbers together it adds up to near 40% of the voting population. Add a complicit MSM, and this imcompetent fool is set until January 20, 2017.
You mean he’s going to turn his ass back around and head back to Kenya?
Anything but Benghazi or the other failures/scandals that he presided over.
He’s in way over his head. Can’t believe we have the bball playing, boy king dealing with Putin. Putin just laughs at him while he waves his background info in poor BO’s face.