Skip to comments.Sen. Johnson: 'President Nero' Fiddling 'While World Burns'
Posted on 07/19/2014 7:30:08 AM PDT by markomalley
President Barack Obama is "sitting on the sidelines" in the Ukraine and Gaza crises, making him little more than "President Nero" fiddling "while the world burns," Sen. Ron Johnson charged Friday.
The Wisconsin Republican and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee blasted the president for attending fundraisers in New York on Thursday night, the same day of a "barbaric" attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and Israel's push into Gaza.
Johnson told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV that Obama's priorities are "outrageous."
"I'm hoping Americans are watching as President Nero fiddles while the world burns," Johnson said. "It is outrageous that we have the ground operations conducted in Gaza, we have an airliner knocked out of the sky blown out of the sky over Ukraine, and President Obama takes off for fundraisers in New York."
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Obamao is one scum President
Americans ARE watching because they elected this fool and they have no other choice. They will however get a nasty surprise when this asses failure catches up and manifests itself in more concrete ways. 2 1/2 years might as well be eternity.
Having Obama eating hamburgers and sno cones while he plays pocket pool all day is probably better than the alternative - kind of like a self imposed impeachment with removal. He's sick of it - let him go -
As a general rule, the arsonist only helps put out the fire if it was set accidentally.
If the Republicans were willing to balance the budget, stop increasing the national debt as they have agreed to over and over again, reverse Obamacare instead of “replacing” it as they have repeatedly stated, I might think about voting for Republicans.
The GOP needs to back away from amnesty that is overt and amnesty that is covert through ‘border security’ legislation followed by guest worker-amnesty programs for the illegals.
The GOP wants to amend the Obama presidency, call me back when they decide to reverse it.....
"When it's time to relax...
Miller stands clear...beer after beer...
Miller tastes too good to hurry through...
When it's time to relax..
Time to PAAARTAAAY!!! Woo woooo!"
Bier her, Bier her, oder ich fall um, juchhe! Bier her, Bier her, oder ich fall um! Soll das Bier im Keller liegen Und ich hier die Ohnmacht kriegen? Bier her, Bier her, oder ich fall um!
....and a thief finds stuff before it is lost.
From Obama’s point of view his plans are working to perfection. Why should he interfere? In next to no time the USA will be defunct and the world will slide into a repeat of the dark ages for 1000 years.
barry was never qualified, nor fit for such a job.
At best, he MAY make an ‘okay’ elementary school principal. But that’s probably the limit to his ability as a ‘leader’.
I know, I know... even THAT is stretching things...
Ever notice there are never any blacks in his photo ops....
When some GOP politician complains about Obama and doesn’t include the words, “treason” “traitor,” or “impeach,” then the politician is simply discounted as a gutless coward RINO gelding.
“Ptui” on that politician!
You bet they are, but they are mainly watching these NeoCon republicans, like Sen Johnson
Everytime anything happens around the world, a NeoCon like John McCain steps up and says we have to invade, bomb or escalate.
Or, a couple a weeks, many NeoCons like Cheney, Wolfowitz, Kristol, Bremmer, and numerous others were out saying we have to re-invade Iraq.
My advice to Sen Johnson is he needs to stop worrying about Obama and start worrying Rand Paul because Rand Paul is kicking the NeoCons' ass on foreign policy.
If Sen Johnson is not careful, Rand Paul will get the GOP nomination in 2016 and Sen Johnson will then be forced to vote for Hillary.
"President Zero" fund raises "while the world burns,"
Never happen as Americans have chosen to be anesthetized by "American Idol," "Dancing With the Stars" and a raft of stupid reality TV shows.
I don't own a TV but I suspect a "Jay Walking" episode asking folks about the illegals on the border or the Israel-Hamas conflict would be very depressing.
I totally misread that headline at first. Whew!
soebarkah doing what islamists do.
“...elementary school principal.”????? I’m not to sure I’d want a “guy” like him around me kids. Also, being a principal would require some sense of management. More likely, Clown Prince nobama might be a hobo standing around at the edges of the playground, asking the kids if they want some candy.
The kenyan President is sitting on the sidelines because things are going just swimmingly in his Islamist world.
Obama doesn’t fiddle...
Meanwhile, Putin is committing mass-murder of civilians and getting away with it due to a complete abrogation of authority on the part of the bath house polesmoker who stole the last election...
Sen. Ron Johnson compares Obama to Nero
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Nero, from Suetonius:
Book Six: XX His Musical Education and Debut in Naples
Having acquired some grounding in music during his early education, he sent for Terpnus, on his accession, who was the greatest lyre-player of the day, and after hearing him sing after dinner for many nights in succession till a very late hour, Nero began to practise himself, gradually undertaking all the usual exercises that singers follow to strengthen and develop the voice. He would lie on his back clasping a lead plate to his chest, purge himself by vomiting and enemas, and deny himself fruit and other foods injurious to the voice.
Encouraged by his own progress, though his singing was feeble and hoarse, he soon longed to appear on the stage, and now and then would quote the Greek proverb to close friends: Music made secretly wins no respect.
He made his debut at Naples, where he sang his piece through to the end despite the theatre being shaken by an earth tremor. He often sang in that city, for several days in succession. Even when he took time out to rest his voice he could not stay out of sight, visiting the theatre after bathing, and dining in the orchestra, where he promised the crowd in Greek that when he had oiled his throat a little he would give them something to make their ears ring.
He was thrilled too by the rhythmic clapping of a group of Alexandrians, from the fleet which had just put in, and sent to Alexandria for more such supporters. Not content with that, he chose some young men from the Equestrian Order along with five thousand energetic young commoners who were divided into three separate groups, known as the Bees, Tiles and Bricks, to learn the various styles of Alexandrian acclaim and employ them vigorously whenever he sang. They were easy to recognise by their bushy hair, splendid clothes, and the lack of rings on their left hands. Their leaders were paid four hundred gold pieces apiece.
Why is this even news? Did Johnson do something special to say this?
That las bit sounds like Obama... (bushy haired supporters)
He may be playing the fiddle center stage, but he has his band working overtime to set the world on fire. They are non stop. The attention is on him while the real dirty work goes on behind the scene.
You don’t think he is aggressive? Think again. This admin has been meddling, undermining and lying all over the world. They go in to a place and pour the gasoline, light the match, and run. Then they posture to the world that they had nothing to do with it. They are the good guys out to free all those people
Look what they have done to this country and they way they have done it. Imagine that world wide.
With this bunch, believe nothing they say, give them no support because they are liars and thieves. Obama has filled the whole government with people of no values, morals, or integrity.
One of these days they are going to meddle with the wrong people who are onto them. Our safety is at stake.