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  • Yes, the Never Trumpers will be responsible if they succeed in their sabotage.

    09/20/2016 6:59:07 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 17 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 9-20-2016 | Jeffrey Lord
    Yes, the Never Trumpers will be responsible if they succeed in their sabotage. So. Here we are in the aftermath of yet another terrorist attack in America. Note well that in the earliest stage of the bombing in New York, Pittsburgh talk radio host Rose Tennent had by chance interviewed General Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Rose wrote up her conversation with Flynn this way, bold print for emphasis supplied: While Mayor de Blasio had declared what happened in Chelsea simply an “intentional act,” General Flynn has no doubt about the intent of the explosion...
  • Obama: U.S. responsible for climate change

    03/10/2016 10:45:41 AM PST · by Nachum · 82 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/10/16 | John Siciliano
    The U.S. and Canada are responsible to a great degree for causing the Earth´s temperature to rise and spurring climate change, President Obama said Thursday. "In some ways, as wealthier countries, we can probably adapt and manage better," Obama said in a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "On the other hand, we´re also those responsible for a lot of the carbon pollution that is causing climate change." He added that if the U.S. and Canada are not strong leaders on addressing the issue of climate change, nothing will get done.
  • Trump triples down on George W. Bush’s responsibility for 9/11

    10/18/2015 6:57:51 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 130 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 10-18-2015 | Karoun Demirjian
    Donald Trump says he doesn’t flat out blame former president George W. Bush that the Sept. 11 terror attacks happened on his watch. But he can think of three reasons why one could hold Bush responsible. And, he might add, they are three things a President Trump would do very differently. “You always have to look to the person at the top,” Trump said Saturday in a telephone interview. “Do I blame George Bush? I only say that he was the president at the time, and you know, you could say the buck stops here.” So why might one consider...
  • White House: United States Not ‘Responsible’ for Defending Iraq

    05/29/2015 1:05:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/29/15 | Jordan Schachtel
    The Obama White House made clear on Thursday that the United States is in no way “responsible” for defending Iraq from the Islamic State. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told Fox News: “The United States is not going to be responsible for securing the security situation inside of Iraq.” “Our strategy is to support the Iraqi security forces in doing what we will not do for them,” he added. “The United States is prepared to train them, to equip them, and to back them on the battlefield with coalition military air power as they take the fight to ISIL...
  • 'I got six kids to feed and you are going to get me fired': Angry father of 6 to protestors

    11/29/2014 12:57:09 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 29, 2014 | Wills Robinson
    Father-of-six Tyree Landrum was driving to one of his three jobs when he came across a line of Ferguson protesters blocking the road in the middle of the San Diego rush hour. Furious that the demonstrators might make him late to work and risk him getting fired, he decided to get out of his car on the I-5 in La Jolla to confront the group of students. He then told a photographer for ABC News 10: 'If I don't get there, I'm going to get fired. I've got six f****** kids to feed.' Mr Landrum's reaction on Wednesday has since...
  • New groundwater laws to have ripple effect on agriculture (w/video)

    09/18/2014 5:48:49 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Santa Rosa Press Democrat ^ | September 16, 2014 | Angela Hart
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed historic groundwater legislation Tuesday, imposing new rules in the Golden State that could limit how much water commercial and residential users are allowed to pump from underground aquifers — a move decades in the works, spurred this year by California’s drought. The new laws, which take effect in January, will require local government officials to ensure use of groundwater basins is sustainable, protecting underground reserves and averting other environmental damage. The regulations could have a ripple effect on thousands of farmers and ranchers across the North Coast.
  • US Still 'Can't Determine if Hamas is Responsible' for Murders

    07/01/2014 2:56:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    INN ^ | 7/1/14 | Ari Yashar
    The US State Department on Tuesday commented on the murder of three Israeli teens, on the same day the funeral for the three was held in the attendance of hundreds and thousands of Israelis. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf struck a cautious tone over who was to blame for the kidnapping, asserting that "the investigation of the abduction and murder indicates the involvement of Hamas in the affair, but at this stage we have not determined that Hamas is responsible." The statement was reported by Yedioth Aharonoth's Washington correspondent Yitzhak Ben-Horin. Harf's ambivalent comment comes despite the IDF's announcement last...
  • Obama pledges "responsible end" to Afghanistan war

    05/25/2014 8:37:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies ^ | 5/25/14 | Julie Pace, The Associated Press
    President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America’s longest war comes to a close. “America’s commitment to the people of Afghanistan will endure,” he pledged. Speaking to troops gathered in an airplane hangar on this sprawling military base, Obama said the war had reached a pivotal point, with Afghan forces assuming primary responsibility for their country’s security. But while many of the 32,800 U.S. forces now in Afghanistan will leave in the coming months,...
  • The Man in Bloomberg’s Gun Ad Has His Finger on the Trigger (Video)

    03/26/2013 8:20:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 3-26-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title - "Good Grief… The Man in Bloomberg’s Gun Ad Has His Finger on the Trigger – Never Shot a Gun in His Life (Video)" The name of this Bloomberg anti-gun ad is “Responsible” but the so-called “gun owner” has his finger on the trigger. That’s not so responsible. And, he keeps his finger on the trigger the duration of the ad. (Video) If Mayor Bloomberg was going to blow $12 million on anti-gun ads, he could of at least hired someone whose held a gun before. Good grief… Mayor Bloomberg’s ad campaign if filled with irresponsible firearms behavior....
  • Obama to Defense Contractors: Break Law on Layoffs and We'll Pay Fines

    10/10/2012 1:57:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | October 10, 2012 | Mike Shedlock
    Following the surprise drop in the unemployment rate last Friday, I have seen many conspiracy charges leveled against the BLS. I do not believe any of the conspiracy charges. Had Obama instructed the BLS to juice the numbers, someone in the BLS would surely be yapping. They are not all Democrats. Many were hired under President Bush. Is Obamacare Responsible for Surge in Part-Time Jobs? Some stated the 582,000 surge in part-time workers was a seasonal thing based on teachers going back to work. I do not buy that explanation either because the surge in part-time workers and the decline...

    09/16/2012 10:52:14 AM PDT · by hamboy · 29 replies
    Pat dollard ^ | September 15, 2012 | Pat Dollard
    Maybe if Hillary wasn’t so busy doing God knows what she would have been paying attention to what was going on here, and maybe if Obama would’ve attended more than just 39% of his national security briefings he would’ve as well. Or maybe they both knew, and were SO negligent that they didn’t do anything. One or the other is the case here, because I’ve been on the ground in U.S. military/diplomatic installations in war zones, and intelligence is normally lapped up like mother’s milk as a matter of survival, and whenever threats start trending over a period of time,...
  • McCain: Obama Responsible For Leaks

    06/10/2012 9:54:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    turn 10 23, ABC ^ | 6/10./12 | Ashley KilloughCNN
    (CNN) -- Sen. John McCain continued his blitz against the Obama administration Sunday, saying the president was responsible for the recent national security leaks--whether he knew about them or not. "It's obvious on its face that this information came from individuals who are in the administration," McCain said on CNN's "State of the Union." "The president may not have done it himself, but the president certainly is responsible as commander in chief." His comments came after the president himself forcefully dismissed the idea on Friday that the leaks came as a form of political strategy for the White House -...
  • Obama says he's responsible for economy. "Give it to me."

    07/14/2011 10:51:45 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 14, 2009, | SoThisIsObama
    On July 14, 2009, Obama tells the country that he is responsible for the economy and memorably says, "Give it to me." "My administration has a job to do as well. That job is to get this economy back on its feet. That's my job, and it's a job I gladly accept. I love these folks who helped get us in this mess and then suddenly say, "Well this is Obama's economy." That's fine. GIVE IT TO ME. My job is to solve problems, not to stand on the sidelines and carp and gripe. So, I welcome the job. I...
  • Republicans responsible if country defaults: Geithner

    04/14/2011 10:12:43 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/14/11 | Rachelle Younglai, Glenn Somerville - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Thursday told Republican lawmakers that they would shoulder the blame if the country got too close to defaulting on its debt and roiled markets worldwide by not approving a debt limit increase. In yet another warning about the perils of not allowing the U.S. to borrow more to fund already spending already approved by Congress, Geithner said it would be deeply irresponsible for lawmakers to use debt limit negotiations for political gains. Congress must agree to raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling or the legal amount that the country can borrow. But...
  • Psychologist to educators: Failure of black males to graduate not your fault

    01/26/2011 1:33:23 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 76 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | January 25, 2011 | Jason Schultz
    A noted psychologist told a gathering of teachers, school officials and parents that the reason why black males are struggling to graduate high school has very little to do with the failures of teachers. It has much more to do with the failures of modern society, he said. "I'm unwilling to stand up here and pretend that you are somehow responsible for their failures," Na'im Akbar told teachers Tuesday at a symposium on graduation rates at Atlantic Community High School. The symposium was the second meeting of a task force started by the school district to generate ideas to improve...
  • Americans Finally Blaming The Most Irresponsible President In History

    08/03/2010 5:16:07 PM PDT · by Michael Eden · 16 replies · 43+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | August 3, 2010 | Michael Eden
    One could conclude - based on rhetoric alone - that George Bush never left office, and Obama never actually ascended to the presidency. After all, according to the Obama narrative, only one man is responsible for anything these days. And that man is George Bush. Obama isn't "responsible." He's completely irresponsible. Obama has never once taken the "The Buck Stops With George Bush" sign off of his desk. Since we all know that the buck stops at the highest political office, and since we all know that Obama keeps passing the buck off to George Bush, we can therefore know...
  • Who Will Be Responsible for the American Dead?

    12/30/2009 3:04:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies · 606+ views
    Frontpage mag ^ | 12/30/09 | David Horowitz
    Two Guantanamo terrorists released in November were behind the Christmas Day attack in Detroit. Our security agencies ignored their own security measures and their own intelligence — including warnings from the terrorist’s father that his son was involved with terrorists. The chief of our Department of Homeland Security is preoccupied with covering her ass, and conferring citizenship rights on enemy combatants. Instead of throwing the enemy in the darkest possible dungeon and extracting information on the next terrorist attack, both she and her president are referring to him as an “alleged” bomber and helping him to lawyer up because after...
  • Who's responsible for the Senate's middle-of-the-night vote?

    12/21/2009 9:10:35 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 63 replies · 2,983+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 12/21/2009 | Byron York
    Why did the Senate gather at 1 a.m. Monday for a vote to move ahead on the Reid Amendment to the Democrats' national health care bill? Democrats blame Republicans. "Everyone knows we're here at one in the morning because of my friends on the other side of the aisle," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said moments before the vote. On CBS Sunday, Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said, "We don't have to vote in the middle of the night, but [Republican Sen. Tom Coburn] is the one making us do it -- not Harry Reid, not the Democrats. It is a...
  • 'Islam not responsible' for Fort Hood massacre: US imam (Mohammed Abdullahi)

    11/06/2009 3:09:45 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 53 replies · 1,884+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 11/6/09 | AFP
    SILVER SPRING, Maryland (AFP) – Islam is "not responsible" for the bloodbath at an army base in Texas where Muslim-American army Major Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly gunned down 13 people, the prayer leader at the mosque where the officer regularly worshipped said Friday. "We offer our condolences and prayers to the families that have a person who died," said Imam Mohammed Abdullahi over loud-speakers that carried the weekly Muslim prayer to several hundred worshippers gathered at the mosque. "Islam is not responsible," he stressed. Many of the worshippers who had come to the mosque in this suburb of Washington knew...
  • Society

    03/29/2009 9:36:27 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 1 replies · 232+ views ^ | 03-30-09 | stolinsky
    In the end, we must bail ourselves out. And then we must live so that we won’t need to be bailed out. That’s how responsible adults behave. A nation of teenagers won’t last long in a dangerous world.