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Posted on 06/10/2014 6:38:25 AM PDT by don-o
The ever-shifting maze of lies and evasions billowing out of the Obama Administration over the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange hits an astonishing new low, as Obama has apparently decided its time to hide under his desk and blame Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for the whole thing. Thus does a triumph become a disaster in the span of less than ten days. By the end of the week, Obama will be claiming he didnt learn about the Bergdahl swap until he saw people talking about it on a TV news show.
One of the reasons President Hagel is taking so much heat for this deal is that even Democrats in Congress are anywhere from miffed to furious that they were kept in the dark. That does give them room to distance themselves from the Hagel Administration, which most of them are doing. News reports claim Hagel still has staunch defenders in his caucus, but the only ones who ever seem to get quoted are Sen. Reid, Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois (whos still running White House talking points from last week, in which all criticism is partisan, and Republicans who criticize the deal are insufficiently concerned about Sgt. Bergdahls fate) and Rep. Louise Slaughter, who thinks keeping Congress out of the loop was okay because I wouldnt tell 435 people a secret either. Presumably she draws the line at 90.
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Child’s Play — Chuckie did it
Well, at least this time the community organizer didn’t blame Bush. Let Transgender Chuckie take the heat.
Don, you can ask the moderator to correct/add an article link, if necessary.
But, I'll add my comment from the last one:
Obama never misses an opportunity to blame the Republicans. After all, Hagel was a Republican.
ping. Again I apologize for flubbing up the other one. We could use a little tweak on the preview function.
On Obama's desk is a sign that reads, "The Bus Stops Here".
John Hayward has done some fine writing about this.
Hagel’s titanic ego drove him and his infinitesimal intellect allowed him to fully meld with these traitorous scum. He deserves whatever misery they heap on him - and then some.
The Emperor has no clothes. The only question is when the media will acknowledge that fact. The most disgusting, lawless, lying, sleazy administration ever, including Grant, Harding and Carter. It doesn’t get any worse than this, except we have to endure two more years of horrible decisions.
Staff Sergeant Hagel as Secretary of Defense may be a bit over his head.
2. Previously consulted with congress 3. Swiftboating 4. It was an oversight, sorry 5. Platoon full of psychopaths 6. Taliban threated to kill 7. "What difference does it make?" 8. Stockholm Syndrome 9. PTSD 10. No evidence converted to Islam, fraternized with Taliban, and declared jihad 11. Physically abused, confined in cage 12. Racism 13. Moderate Taliban 14. Raggedy" platoon 15. "No matter what, to leave an American behind in the hands of people who would torture him, cut of his head, do any number of things" 16. Obama broke unconstitutional law (that he signed) 17. Wasn't only soldier to 'walk off' post 18. Only tenuous link to U.S. deaths 19. PR campaign by Republicans ... to muddy the waters
20. Hagel, NOT Obama, made the final call on #Bergdahl swap, (see also #16)
But when the SHTF ... um ... uh ... um ...... Stand Up Chuck!
Everything, but everything, but everything, you hear or read from the government (including active duty military people) about this Bergdahl business from now on will be a FABRICATED, BS, LIE...Guaranteed!!!
Obama was as mad as hell when he heard about this dreadful Hagel decision on the news—and he won’t stand for it!
The media is thinking (collectively) that the republicans are going to bring impeachment charges.
The republican establishment might be stupid, but they’ll never impeach this guy. The media overplayed its hand with the Clinton impeachment, and they are stuck with this guy
This is what they wanted
ALINSKY RULE 8:
Keep the pressure on. Never let up. Keep trying new things to keep the opposition off balance. As the opposition masters one approach, hit them from the flank with something new. (Attack, attack, attack from all sides, never giving the reeling organization a chance to rest, regroup, recover and re-strategize.)
So Hagel has been designated to quiet down Feinstein....
Glad to see someone at Human Even read m post from five days ago.
Just who IS running the store in D.C.?
But soebarkah said he - not Hagel - would do it again if he got the chance.
Correctly handled, impeachment is THE investigation. It sets wheels in motion - flushes out the chumps who look to save their own skin.
So .... why wasn’t Hagel running the Rose Garden ceremony then? Oh, that’s right .... Obama has a case of narcissism that precludes giving any credit to those REALLY responsible for decisions someone else makes (Hagel? .... yeah, riiiiight) unless and until they go bad like this cr@p weasel traitorous negotiating with terrorists for a deserter. Another whopper LIE we’re supposed to choke down and say “thank you so much - more please” from the cowardly fop in the WH.
Yeah, I guess Chuck, much like his buddy Senator McVain, is finding out bipartisanship and reaching across the aisle isn’t all that great after all. I wonder if there are any DC area dry cleaners who specialize in removing bus tire track marks off of suits. I think Chuck will need their services soon.
Doesn’t Hagel testify this week?
Mental midget UpChuck as SecDef is not authorized to make any of these decisions EXCEPT at the bidding of der Fuehrer.
They’ve effectively said that Hagel broke the law by deciding on and implementing this without consulting congress, which he has not authority to do anyway. Throw him in a dark prison hole so he can never come back to Nebraska, we don’t want him back.
It’s another incredible lie from an administration and party with no credibility other than the credentials of avowed anti-constitutional socialists.
Yes he does. Won’t that be fun. Hegel isn’t exactly known for his eloquence.
Obama let’s five terrorist bigwigs go, and now there are attacks on the main airport in Pakistan and Al-Qaeda is taking over cities in Iraq.
The Democrat Party hitched their wagon to Obama and the dumbass has pulled them over a cliff.
EVERY terrorist attack now belongs to the Democrat Party.
I don’t see how anyone in govt can handle anything correctly even if they were equipped to do so, which only two of them are, with the media running thing- which they do
I propose that Boehner be ousted and Allen West installed as Speaker of the House. That is hope and change I can believe in.
I lost that great post. I’m not recreating it. :(
Good list and spot on. That’s exactly the growing litany of excuses.
Again....excellent list you’re keeping, maggief. Keep up the good work!
Profiles in Courage; the 0bama edition.
1) The "Hagel decided" thing will come down to the press misunderstanding / misreporting what was meant. It will turn out that Hagel decided not to tell Congress, not that he decided the release. That insulates Øbama from the legal exposure. The Chuckster goes under the bus.
2) That Bergdahl was indeed a traitor. There are fringe reports in the news now that the search parties had "shoot on sight" orders. It will turn out that Bowe gave material aid to the Tali-man, teaching about IED's, etc. To his defense, dad will say that his son just wanted to protect the poor peasants from the big, bad army.
3) and because of 2, Øbama thought it was definitely worthwhile to trade 5 not-so-bad-guys-after-all. Already we're hearing reports they were just provincial officials, political, not military. Barry thought is a good trade to give them up for the more dangerous turncoat so that ...
4) Øbama can bring a traitor to justice as part of his grand wrap-up of "the just war."
I impart no sense of truth to the above, it is just the way I see the reporting headed. The 10 days of lies will be passed off as necessary stalling tactics while the gubermint sorted things out, get the debrief from Bowe, etc. and it was all in the name of national security.
What if Bowe has indeed gone full Muslim? I think there is a very good chance that is the case and explains perhaps why he has not communicated with Mom and Dad.
For all his foibles, I believe that Dad is still a Christian. This was asserted by associates of his who claimed to have recently spoken with him.
I hope the DoD has swords earmarked on its budget. Ol’ Chuck may need one to fall on.
BREAKING: Durbin: Bergdahl deal reached day before prisoner swap, US learned location hour before pickup.
Little Dick trying to get in on the act.
Retro...fits in perfectly...and funny!
Very kind of you to notice and comment! Thank you.
Best gaffe ever - still makes me chuckle...
God help us!!!
That is why every Democrat administration has a token Republican in it.