Skip to comments.Obama ´Disappointingly Complacent´ on Islamic Extremism says Former Australian PM
Posted on 06/18/2014 9:51:39 PM PDT by Nachum
Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard has today referred to U.S. President Barack Obama´s approach to Islamic extremism as ´disappointingly complacent´ in a speech to the Margaret Thatcher Liberty Conference in London. The high-profile event was attended by hundreds of political journalists, activists, writers, legislators and other global stakeholders. Howards comments were met by nods of approval across the room as he took aim at Barack Obama´s West Point commencement speech of last month. Howard said: "Islamic fundamentalism is a far greater threat than many people in their culturally equivocal way believe. "Obama´s West Point commencement speech
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Most Muslims are. What’re you gonna do?
Those crazy Aussies eat vegimite so what can one expect. They say tomatoe, we say tomato. they say Disappointingly complacent, we say actively collaborating.
We truly are one people separated by a common language. and one really bad sandwich spread ;)
Busy elevating the status of the US. Obama is a master at that.
All other countries know he is a muslim goat licker and a marxist fool.
Only progressives refuse to acknowledge the truth.
Remember, one of Obama’s greatest foreign buddies is Turkey’s Erdogan, and Erdogan is backing ISIS.
I have often said I want to come back in 500 years to read the history we are living now. It will, if humanity survives, be brutal on the libs.
And they deserve it.
Aren’t both Mr. Erdogan and Mr. Obama Sunni Muslims? Just like ISIS and Saudi Arabia? Well, there you are.
Must be all about hating a black man again.
They keep dancing around the evidence. “Complacent” is just three letters from “complicit.” Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afganistan...all set up for extremist takeovers.
Don’t be so sure he’s Sunni. It was the House of Saud that funded his early years. The fact he screwed them is simply the Chicago/communist in him asserting his ‘rightful place in the world’.
Progressives really ought to be called regressives. They are statists, or in more medieval terms, tribalists.
They think that 1984 is a blueprint for Utopia.
Because I know the lib version. I want to see how people not dedicated to his power treat Obama when there are no NSA/NYT/CNN/Liberals/Democrats to cloud the view.
And lets face it. Even if they Final Solutioned every VRWC member on the planet, this reign of error will eat itself shortly thereafter. The truth will find a way into the ‘books’.
The House of Saud is Sunni.
Wahabbism is a sub-set of the Sunni faith.
Nonsense! 0bama is passionately for Islamic Extremism.
There ate four works one need consume to understand Liberalism. And I say this seriously and with no jest intended.
1984 George Orwell
Brave New World - Aldus Huxley
Idiocracy - the movie
The 48 Laws of Power - Robert Greene.
ESPECIALLY the 48 Laws of Power. It is an absolute crime for a conservative to draw breath without having read it.
It is a pretty dominant subset.
the Margaret Thatcher Liberty Conference
Therein lies the bottom line: Islamic fundamentalism will be the ruin of politically correct Western civilization. As many politicians have said recently regarding ISIS, "it's not a matter of when, but how they hit us again".
ISIS has a boat load of money from raiding the Mosul bank. Think they aren't making plans to kill us in mass?
As I've said many times, nuke or carpet bomb them all! I just don't give a damn about collateral damage. Start with Iraq and then Aftganiscrap. Better their women and children than ours! Show the world. Bet Russia, China, and others would be relieved if we turned their shitty little countries into glass. And while we're at it, let Iran and Saudi Arabia know they're next if they don't play nice.
We are currently in World War III promoted by a sick cult religion. WWII was about imperialism by the socialist Nazis. They and Japan/Italy wanted the World. So does this sick Islamic culture. I say kill ALL Islamists now. Do a Dresdan or Bremen on them and/or use strategic nukes. I don't care who dies there, as long as it's not my children and grand-children here.
Pushing the collateral damage meme allowed Liberals to make people believe that ‘war’ could be fought just fine thanks without people dying or getting hurt.
The point of was is and always has been brutally fast and violent undertakings that either wipe out the enemy or strip him of the will to fight.
Controlling the education/media of the country allowed the stupid virus to spread. Now most of America thinks that war is best fought with harsh language and even that is considered ‘brutal’.
Unfortunately a city or two, some large number of people will have to die on the nightly propaganda show before the liberalism is horrified out of the modern conscious. Not that I want that. But it will happen eventually. Liberals method of ‘war’ has ensured it.
Read 1984, Animal Farm, Brave New World, Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged, a lot of Wm F. Buckley Jr. ( Up from Liberalism, Quotations From Chairman Bill, etc.) Barry Goldwater “Conscience of a Conservative”, his auto, etc.
Have not seen Idiocracy or the 48 Laws of Power. Will take a look see. Am an avid reader. Thx.
Yup. That's why I say kill them all NOW! As in tactical nukes and/or carpet bombing! Bring back napalm! Bet that would get those cultists' attention. Again, I don't care about collateral damage, as long as we don't have 3,000, 10,000, maybe even 30,000 American citizens killed, and that's not including a smuggled nuke.
I'm sick of this stupid half-assed war against the Middle East Muslims. We lost over 4000 lives to liberate Iraq, and many more injuries and what is the result today? Screw them and kill them all like we did with Germany and Japan. Yes, it could be called "genocide", but they started it and will never stop until they learn a hard lesson and go back to their goat-humping and leave the West alone.
He gave us a lot of hints that he’d sympathize with them. I hope no Democrat, or world leader that cozied up to Barack, is shocked.
Trouble is, it is often like fighting with a herd of cats.
We do not have the munitions to glass over Afghanistan even if we had the stomach to do it. That is a vast, vast place. There isn’t an “emperor” to surrender like there handily was in Japan.
Worldly forces are going to fail here, and God looks at that and says Good! Now maybe you will invite Me back into the picture when all else fails!
48 laws is what Machiavelli would read if he were not such a humanitarian. It is the most in depth look at power that ever existed. And I say that in all honesty. there are plenty of books on the hows of power. This one goes deep into ‘why’. Because he that understands why will always overcome he that knows how. If you understand ‘why’, then ‘how’ is a given.
I have bought it three times. Each time it is lent out and I never see it again. Small price to pay for the spreading of knowledge. Because I am sure each copy has passed through several hands by now for the same reason.
I recommend it often on FR. It really is that ‘important’ a book that ranks up there with the best of them. Want to understand the Dems and GOP and their actions? you will. With clarity.
Sure we do. We have enough to effectively glass that entire area twice over and irradiate any spots the blast misses.
Yes and to pollute the earth with vast bands of radiation that will come around to us?
There is a reason why thermonuclear war is truly considered the very last of last resorts, but that reason seems to be lost on you.
There’s that personality conflict again.
Do some reading about the nukes we tested. We blew off a lot more than it would take to glass them. Are you growing a third arm off your forehead? No? Then explain it.
But I understand because ‘I’ said it, you are forced to reject that out of hand. So let this be your guide
Actually, we do have the nuke munitions - think Trident subs that have some 24 missles with multiple guided nuke warheads. Here is a list of Afghanistan cities that could be nuked into oblivion to make our first point. From there, we continue to carpet bomb every strong hold mountain area where the Taliban tribes live and hide.
First 3 with tactical nuke strikes. After that carpet bombing.
Kabul - 3 million
Kandahar - 450,300
Herat - 349,000
Mazar-i-Sharif - 300,600
Qunduz - 264,100
Taluqan - 196,400
Puli Khumri - 180,800
Jalalabad - 168,600
Charikar - 153,500
Sheberghan - 143,900
Yes, I know that no one has the stomach for such a massive attack. However, once they hit us again, and they will, I won't be surprised if the Country starts yelling to kill them all! Bet if we did the above, the few left would just go back to goat-humping and leave the West alone for decades, providing they don't get their own nukes. Also, as I said above, I have no worries about China or Russia. Again, think Tridents.
MAD works because they know that we will all die collectively and they became attached to breathing. It isn’t likely that we will ever engage each other for that reason. That and dispite the commie ideas, they are not batcrap insane.
Muslims look at breathing as a roadblock for 72 virgins and ARE batcrap insane literally thanks to centuries of inbreeding.
One does not negotiate or try MAD with that as death as they CLEARLY tell us in those very words, holds no meaning. You destroy it.
I would also highly recommend Jonah Goldberg’s book, “Liberal Fascism”, as a primer to modern historical context of the movements of the left.
First, the emperor of Japan didn't "handily" surrender. It took TWO atomic bombs.
I don't believe that the Muslim radicals need a central leadership to give up if we just devastated their nation back to the 7th century. Some remaining few may fight to get their 72 virgins, but once they see a few of their cities go up in a mushroom cloud, bet their tribal leaders say - whoa! WTF?
They'll be thinking about where did the water and food go? The country would be in ruins and few will have the will to fight for allah. Alas, won't happen, and we will get more mass murder on our shores from these savages. Watch.
No one was talking about thermonuclear warheads. There is such thing called "tachtical nukes". Much smaller and more targeted.
Hey, it it’s an act of love to send your kid 2000 miles alone through central America, surely strapping a C4 belt to one and turning them into red mist for Allah (piss be upon him) must be (cue Whitney Crackhead music) The greeeaaaatesttttt loooooveeeee of allll!!!!!”
So in sum, their literal come to Jesus moment isn’t likely happening on anything but a geological timetable. Which of course, you know as well as I do. Once the rest of the country realizes it, we might make progress in dealing with the reality of the situation.
Actually I was. Not opposed to the tacticals at all mind you, but since we have detonated several hundred of the mid to uppers not far from Vegas and give tours of the place not 50 years later, I don’t see the big guns being all that much of an end of humanity eco problem.
Not that Plutonium is a substitute for Brawndo in helping plants grow of course. But I really wouldn’t lose sleep if the poppy fields had a more permanent problem anyway.
I recommend a program of smiting..
They’re all Sh*tites, IMHO..
No surprise since he’s a muslim
I’m glad he had the courage to say it.
However, he’s partially right. It’s not complacent. It’s deliberate support for the members of the religion of ‘peace.’
Obama ´Disappointingly Complacent´ on Islamic Extremism says Former Australian PM
More like complicit than complacent if you look at the recent series of events
Read Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia while you’re at it. It’s a small, quick read. It recounts Orwell’s activities in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, including the events that nearly resulted in his death at the hands of his allies. These events very much informed the writing of 1984 and Animal farm.
The ‘48 Laws’ would seem to be a good look at how high functioning leftist so-called liberals operate.
The 48 Laws of Power would seem to spell out what high functioning liberals are all about. Here is an interesting review that also gives a very succinct summary of the 48 laws : 1.0 out of 5 stars How to lose friends and alienate people, September 24, 2011 By Meeb (New Jersey) -
Or rather, “How to be a Sociopath in 48 Ways”. This hefty tome’s lessons range from the common sensical to the downright wrong. Reading through, you will most likely find an example of someone you despised for each of the laws. If you pick and choose, follow some and not others, you run the risk of following generalized and ill-suited advice, and will most likely have some bad experiences. If you follow the book’s laws moderately, people will point you out and your game will be over. If you follow and digest the entire essence of the book, and live by these “laws” every day, then you surely have crossed the line into the path of evil. The author says the book is amoral, but let’s examine this distinction. Amoral means without the evaluation or characteristics of right or wrong. An amoral view of human nature says that people do things for their own benefit or self-enhancement. Thus, in the process they will not care if their actions result in harm to others. That’s where it crosses the line into immoral. You can ascribe to an amoral lifestyle and live the life of a hermit, and perhaps not hurt anyone in the process. But if you live in the world and interact with people, you have to consider morals. An amoral person would end up hurting someone. And after all, this book is about power. Then you’ll really end up hurting many, many people. As a psychology graduate, I will tell readers that this book is a guide to becoming like a megalomaniacal, paranoid sociopath (antisocial personality disorder). If you already have some of the dark triad traits (psychopathy, Machiavellianism, narcissism), then some of this book comes naturally to you. But for those people out there that respect human beings, do not like manipulation or power games, please spare this book and read something better, like Daniel Goleman’s “Emotional Intelligence”. The author made an offshoot called “The 50th Law”- and guess who co-authored it? 50 Cent, or Curtis Jackson.
Is it a surprise that his work inspires renowned scumbags? Everyone from Bernie Madoff to the guys at Enron has done the type of things that this book describes. And being well versed in WWII history and totalitarianism, I will tell you flatly that this book’s tactics were all similar to those followed by Adolf Hitler in his rise to power. Ask yourself if the hurt the world has caused you warrants turning into someone like that. If you are someone high in Social Dominance Orientation (look it up), this book is for you- although you probably wouldn’t need it. But these are not “laws” of power. Some of the material in this book is okay- but a majority of it is ill-natured. To read this book and employ its tactics, you must lose all senses of empathy, live for yourself only, begin using people as tools, viewing people as objects, living in total deceit, and losing any of that which makes you a mannered and loving human.
Following these rules will make you not want to shave in the morning because you won’t bear to even look at yourself in the mirror. If you want that for your life, please go ahead. This criticism is not based on religious grounds- I am an atheist telling you that this book is wrong. At least Machiavelli said that he’d rather be both feared and loved, but under dire circumstances, feared. This book will make you feared by some, but hated and held in contempt by others. It’s the culmination of American narcissism that leads to a book like this being published. If you’ve read the author’s other book, “The Art of Seduction” you would be similarly disgusted. At least the pick-up artist losers have an air of almost cute simple-mindedness. The author implores you to masquerade and run circles around your “victim” with mixed messages. Exactly what this country needs to bridge the gender misunderstanding. We already have a problem with cutthroats and selfish individuals. To appreciate this book, you must be a certain type of person. You must have lived in an environment that was bleak, hopeless, and filled with traps and treachery. I know two people who accurately embody the material in this book. One left from communist Russia, the other came a few years ago from the Islamic Republic of Iran.
This is a good survival guide in highly-stressful societies where saying the wrong thing or being associated with the wrong person is a ticket to the gulag or being hung from a crane in the middle of Tehran. But this is not useful for people not in those situations.
Here is what the book teaches you, you decide if its worth it: 1. Kiss the boss’s ass. 2. Make enemies, because you learn from them. 3. Hide your intentions. 4. Speak cryptically. 5. Guard your reputation; destroy those who undermine it. 6. Be an attention-seeker. 7. Use other people to do things for you and take the credit. 8. Bait people. 9. Don’t analyze, act (the motto of fascism). 10. People who are hurt are like infectious parasites. 11. Make people depend on you. 12. Be “selectively honest”, disarm your “victim” with generosity. 13. People have no sense of mercy or thankfulness. 14. Pretend to be someone’s friend while gathering information on them. 15. Destroy people, annihilate them. Ruin their lives. 16. Play hookie to make people “want” you. 17. Interpersonal Terrorism 18. Be one in the crowd, use the crowd to shield you from your enemies. 19. Don’t screw over the wrong person. 20. Be non-commital. 21. Pretend to be dumb, so they won’t suspect. 22. Surrender, to stab your enemy in the back. 23. Use every resource you have to defeat an enemy. 24. Flatter people, yield to your boss, and be cruel to those under you. 25. Don’t abide by the social contract. Ally yourself only to your self. Redefine this self to get as much attention as possible. 26. Keep your hands clean- erase any knowledge others have of you messing things up. Never admit to your mistakes. Instead, scapegoat other people. 27. Develop a God complex. Feed people what they want to hear and make them follow you. 28. Be bold in all of your actions. 29. Plan out every little thing. 30. Make your accomplishments seem effortless. Also, never let anyone know how you did them. 31. Control people’s options. 32. Feed people the lies they want to hear. 33. Find out everyone’s button, save this information, and push it accordingly. 34. Act like a member of royalty. 35. Master timing. 36. Show contempt for things (and people) you cannot have. By showing you are upset, you are admitting “weakness”. 37. Create a lot of spectacles. 38. Behave like other people as a mask. 39. Use other people’s emotions; play with them. 40. Free things are dangerous. Instead, pay for everything yourself and make sure people see it. 41. Don’t follow in anyone’s footsteps. 42. Attack someone that bothers you. Don’t bother negotiating or understanding them. Just attack them so they shut up and your reputation remains intact. 43. Seduce people by playing with their emotions. 44. Mirror people so they get annoyed and humiliated. 45. Preach “change” and other vague promises, but never act too much on them. 46. Pretend to mess up once in a while. People will see that you’re not a sociopath after all. 47. Achieve in moderation. 48. Be formless. Form, order, routine= predictability. And those CIA guys following you over your shoulder all this time will spot that and destroy you. There you have it. The 48 Laws of Power. I will say that if you plan on entering politics or illicit trade, this is a must-read. But if you are not a scumbag, please don’t waste your money on this.
Just reading through the numbered list, one should immediately recognize most of the Dems and GOP, as well as many of the world events we see played out.
The 48 Laws of Power is absolutely a handbook for budding sociopaths. And if studied deeply, a manual for doing some truly great evil. That’s why it is so important that people read it. So they can better understand them. Because I promise anyone that takes the time, they WILL understand the left, start to finish, by the time they are done.
One of the most common things I see posted is people describing their confusion. they simply try to ascribe sensical actions to seemingly insane events and situations. This is what they are missing.... The information between the pages of the 48 Laws of Power. This is the ‘why’.