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Feckless Obama embarrasses the nation
NY POST ^ | 9/11/13 | JOHN PODHERETZ

Posted on 09/11/2013 4:45:36 AM PDT by Liz

(August) polls showed 3/5's of Americans opposed to military action..... and growing by the minute. This led Obama's secretary of state to assure everyone that whatever the US did would be “unbelievably small,” even as he compared Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to Hitler. Whip counts suggested the House would vote the measure down .....and indications the president could not even get 50 votes in the Senate, controlled by Obama's own party.

And so a roundelay that began with Obama announcing his decision to launch a military strike at a time of his choosing suddenly turned into the president and his desperate acolytes thinking they could take a victory lap! “Thanks to Pres. Obama’s strength,” tweeted House Democratic honcho Nancy Pelosi, “we have a Russian proposal.”

Ah, yes, winning......which is to say, being humiliated, acting weak, behaving in a vacillatory fashion, making a mockery of your office, destroying your country’s credibility, making your own words look desperately foolish, and ceding foreign policy to a gangster regime in Moscow. That’s what Democrats call “winning” ........

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhospeech; podheretz; syria
DRUDGE LINKS

Fournier: Obama Fumbling, Flip-flopping, Marble-mouthing...

NOONAN: 'We've never had a presidential speech like this!'

Milbank: Massive muddle...

AP: Obama's Syria case still lacks proof...

RAND PAUL: CALL OFF VOTE...

Hillary stance raises familiar risks...

1 posted on 09/11/2013 4:45:36 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

and ceding foreign policy to a gangster regime in Moscow
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If there is a gangster regime it isn’t in Moscow.

It’s right here.

Gangster regime threatening to write it’s own laws if Congress does not act as they wish them to.
Gangster regime violating our Constitutional rights.
Gangster regime and voting fraud all over the country.
Gangster regimes ties to Bill Ayres —terrorist— and Tony Resco.
Gangster regime taking over American’s health care, and creating death panels.
Gangster regime sending American dollars and weapons to Al Qaeda.
Gangster regime telling law enforcement agencies to ignore immigration laws.
Gangster regime sending weapons to Mexican Cartels F&F.

If there is a gangster regime it is here in America.


2 posted on 09/11/2013 5:04:47 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Liz

No wonder in the ‘Happy Nations report America is sucking hind tit. Happiness will only return when we’re rid of all RINOs, Democrats/Progressives, Communists, Muslims, Homosexuals and Obamas.


3 posted on 09/11/2013 5:09:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Venturer
The "gangster regime" is here in America.

You got that right.

4 posted on 09/11/2013 5:10:15 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Venturer

Long past time to declare war on government gangsters and their leader.


5 posted on 09/11/2013 5:10:32 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: IbJensen
A "happier" saner country will return only when we’re rid of RINOs, Democrats/Progressives, Communists, Muslims, Homosexuals and the Obamas......

S-o-o-o-o right. This bunch is a black cloud of doom over the good that was America.

6 posted on 09/11/2013 5:14:34 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

Freaking Amateur Hour.


7 posted on 09/11/2013 5:17:56 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Liz
Ah, yes, winning......which is to say, being humiliated, acting weak, behaving in a vacillatory fashion, making a mockery of your office, destroying your country’s credibility, making your own words look desperately foolish, and ceding foreign policy to a gangster regime in Moscow.
8 posted on 09/11/2013 5:18:31 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Liz

Good article. Actually, I went through to Drudge and looked at the article by Peggy Noonan, which was surprisingly good. She correctly described, in advance, just about everything Obama was going to say last night. He’s so predictable!


9 posted on 09/11/2013 5:20:36 AM PDT by livius
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To: martin_fierro

I can’t feel anything other than disgust for this group who is in power.

The only way that they can recover is by offering another massive government give-away, along with depicting conservatives as evil.

It’s coming; you know it.


10 posted on 09/11/2013 5:24:05 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberal: A person who charges their grandchildren for today's party)
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To: livius

Thanks for the report. When I have time, I want to checkout the Hillary article link.

Nice that she’s chained to the Obama foreign policy debacles.....since she has ambitions for 2016.


11 posted on 09/11/2013 5:26:26 AM PDT by Liz
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To: martin_fierro

My feelings exactly——

Ososo never looked more stupid than he did last night-—trying to convince us of his “strength.”


12 posted on 09/11/2013 5:29:07 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Venturer

It is just like Obama’s community organizing successes in Chicago where the gangsters run the streets and the lily livered and incompetent politicians do their bidding.


13 posted on 09/11/2013 5:31:02 AM PDT by PBRCat
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To: Liz
It was the most hyped nothing speech in the history of speeches, filled with empty rhetoric.


14 posted on 09/11/2013 5:34:53 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Liz

Did not watch 0 make a fool trying to sell a war weary nation on yet another ME war. We watched RERUNS of RFDTV Larry’s Country Dinner and Whispering Bill’s Family Reunion, hubby keeps a few episodes for just such emergencies.


15 posted on 09/11/2013 5:36:25 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: Loud Mime; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; sickoflibs; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; thouworm; ...
The only way vote-crazed Obama and the Dems can recover is (1) by another massive government give-away, and, (2) resorting to the old standby, depicting conservatives as evil.

The pundits spouting the conventional political wisdom claim Obumster is mortally wounded....DOA.

His legacy items like O/care and amnesty (which were supposed to elevate the Dems to midterm victory and beyond) are also in the dead letter file.

It does appear the Syrian fiasco has given the Repubs a shot of testosterone----maybe emboldening them to slap this sucker down when he comes begging for redemption.

16 posted on 09/11/2013 5:42:27 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz
And the libs all thought that Obama bowing to other leaders was no big deal...
17 posted on 09/11/2013 5:44:11 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: GailA
Whispering Bill’s Family Reunion

Whispering Bill invented Rap. I'm sure he never realized at the time, what it would turn into.

18 posted on 09/11/2013 5:45:20 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: All
Sounds like a spicy romance novel title....

"Who fathered the baby? The Opthamologist, The Community Organizer, or the Secret Agent."

(That would be Assad, Obama, and Putin.)

19 posted on 09/11/2013 5:47:46 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Venturer

The Obama Foreign Policy: “Move forward” by “leading from behind,” and “stonewall” anyone who claims that Obama looks like an ASS.

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REMEMBER BENGHAZI !


20 posted on 09/11/2013 6:02:40 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Liz
Why so Syrias?


21 posted on 09/11/2013 6:08:50 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

22 posted on 09/11/2013 6:14:26 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

Everything Clown Prince nobama and his commie minions does is intentional. These degenerate anti-American losers are INTENTIONALLY “transforming” (i.e., ruining) America.


23 posted on 09/11/2013 6:23:53 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

Yup-—this was discussed on one of the talkers.

That transformational Ohaha WANTS the US to decline as a superpower.....and has worked toward that goal.

And that lib/progs are “uncomfortable” w/ US as a global power....meandering all over the globe to work its will.


24 posted on 09/11/2013 6:46:10 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz
That transformational Ohaha WANTS the US to decline as a superpower.....and has worked toward that goal.

Just as Dinesh D'Souza predicted would happen in his 2012 documentary, 2016:Obama's America.

25 posted on 09/11/2013 6:55:39 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (If govmt is stockpiling guns, ammo, food, & meds, don't you think it's a good idea to do the same?)
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To: Liz

My title “Feckless Obama embarrasses the nation (again and again)”


26 posted on 09/11/2013 6:57:52 AM PDT by pnz1
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To: pnz1

Better.


27 posted on 09/11/2013 7:09:13 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

Thanks Liz! Yes zer0 is an embarrassment to all of humanity and all which is good. Only evil worships zer0!


28 posted on 09/11/2013 7:40:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Venturer

In 1999 my wife’s cousin opened of all things a strip club in Moscow. He lived in the US for 25 years.

At age 43 he said it was easier to deal with the Russians (he is Hungarian and HATES the Russians), than it was to deal with the folks here at home. There were less payoffs, you knew where you stood, less taxes, and if you just greased the right palms (of which were made perfectly clear to him), you could do well.

He tried to expand into Pizza joints, Chicago style, but was told :”no way”. He appreciated that, the honesty and upfront attitude.

Here in the US, he would get the run-a-round, and have to pay for “community improvements”, “community water improvements”, and “land discretion”. At least he said, in Russia, he knew he was just buying off politicians.

Last year, my wife told me he made about 3 million bucks, and paid 30,000k in taxes. Plus about 50k in bribes.

At least in Russia, you know where you stand.


29 posted on 09/11/2013 9:50:04 AM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: Liz
All this talk of Assad gassing a village of "women and children".... why?

Why bother wasting the weapon on women and children who threaten no one? Why not use them on the rebels? Does anyone, Left or Right, even attempt to answer the question?

30 posted on 09/11/2013 11:28:23 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Liz; John Semmens
“Thanks to Pres. Obama’s strength,” tweeted House Democratic honcho Nancy Pelosi, “we have a Russian proposal.”

John you've got to make these satire pieces a bit more realistic. Nobodys going to be fooled by such an idiotic statement.

Oh wait ---she actually wrote that. How does a human being function without any visible signs of a brain.

31 posted on 09/11/2013 11:35:22 AM PDT by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: esoxmagnum

They call bribes political contributions here, but it amounts to the same thing.


32 posted on 09/11/2013 11:37:27 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: esoxmagnum

By the way did you see the list of companies who wrote and asked Congress to approve of their slave labor wages and illegal slaves to service them?


33 posted on 09/11/2013 11:38:59 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Timocrat

Nancy uses political muscle and her riches to take the place of a brain.

The richest woman in Congress is not worried about Obamacare, If I had her money I wouldn’t worry either, I would do what she will do. Buy my own Doctor.


34 posted on 09/11/2013 11:40:48 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: jeffc
All this talk of Assad gassing a village of "women and children".... Why bother wasting the weapon on women and children who threaten no one? Why not use them on the rebels? Does anyone, Left or Right, even attempt to answer the question?

Good point---we are witnessing the Mideast agit-prop machine in high gear.

There's a reason for this---only THEY know why.

35 posted on 09/11/2013 2:08:30 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Dixie Yooper

No he didn’t, his music writing crosses many fields of music.

But the show on RFDTV features the old and nearly forgotten muscians like Jean Shepard, Skeeter Davis, Grandpa Jones, Roy Clark and recently added Vince Gill in. Both Larry’s Dinner and Family Reunion are worth watching just for the back stories you get. They are doing a looking back series now, and it has many of the greats who have passed on to Glory featured.


36 posted on 09/12/2013 5:48:24 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: GailA
Oh, yes he did invent Rap. This is from 1979, but he was talking his way through songs back in the 50's as well...with rhythm and poetry.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOMEJ82SaAk

37 posted on 09/12/2013 2:21:39 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: martin_fierro
Blah blah blah...


38 posted on 09/12/2013 2:24:08 PM PDT by caww
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To: no-to-illegals

39 posted on 09/12/2013 2:36:39 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

so true caww .... and the press hasn’t figured out yet that obama drown himself.


40 posted on 09/12/2013 9:14:33 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Liz

"I am the president of the worlds oldest constitutional democracy!"

-PJ

41 posted on 09/12/2013 9:18:39 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

I did not doubt it, but not the garbage of today, which is not fit for any one to listen to, I would not doubt that the garbage of today causes road rage and more.


42 posted on 09/13/2013 5:42:56 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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