Skip to comments.Obama to deliver rare Oval Office address Sunday on terrorism
Posted on 12/05/2015 4:21:12 PM PST by jazusamo
President Obama will discuss the San Bernardino, Calif., shootings and the broader threat of terrorism on Sunday night in a rare prime time address from the Oval Office.
The address at 8 p.m. will hit on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and how the terror threat has "evolved, and how we will defeat it," according to the White House.
"He will reiterate his firm conviction that ISIL will be destroyed and that the United States must draw upon our values - our unwavering commitment to justice, equality and freedom - to prevail over terrorist groups that use violence to advance a destructive ideology," the White House said in a statement. The speech will come less than a week after 14 people were killed and dozens injured during a shooting in San Bernardino, which is now being investigated as an act of terrorism. It is also less than a month after the terrorist attacks in Paris, for which ISIS claimed responsibility.
Obama called the California shootings an act of terrorism earlier in the day and said it is possible the two shooters were radicalized. But during a briefing with national security aides, Obama was told there were no links yet uncovered to a broader terrorist cell.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has increasingly encouraged lone wolf attacks. Authorities said the female suspect in the shooting pledged her allegiance to the terror group in a Facebook post.
no, just introducing more gun control legislation
I think I’ll watch the Saints game.
That’s WAY, WAY, WAAAAAYYYYY more important than anything this babbling moron has to say.
Zero made it plain and simple.
I’m guessing he Wil be talking more about guns. Maybe new executive order announcement?
Weather must be too bad to play golf?
I hope they don’t interrupt football for this crap.
Obama: I really really really don’t want to be here, Id rather be golfing but stupid Republicans are forcing me out here so here goes..a few days ago I guess there was some kind of attack, I still think its workplace violence, 14 people were killed, I know Im supposed to cry or something, trying, trying, damn not one tear quick someone hit me in the balls..nope nothing..Ok moving on, that’s about it, gonna get back to the golf course with my friend Reggie, yep, we are just friends(HeHe)
Ladies and gentlemen, I am coming to you from the Oval Office with this most serious message and warning. If you see anyone carrying a large leather bound book (called a Bible) or hear them say anything inciteful and disrespectful of common sense, such as ‘God bless you,’ or ‘I’ll pray for you’, or ‘Moslems are dangerous’ . . . I want you to immediately go to the nearest telephone and call Attorney General Lynch.
We must put an end to this scourge against decency in America.
Good night America, and may Allah bless you! Allahu Ahkbar!
You think he reads Free Republic???
I imagine all the networks will cover it. We won’t be able to escape him.
I’m decorating the Christmas tree. It is a wonderful thing I do every year and I also have two amazing (actually several but two are amazing) nativities that I set up. I love this time of year. No Obama for me.
It’s over Barry. No one will be tuning in.
Yep. Won’t be about him bringing terror back to America.
He’s to think skinned to read Free Republic. But I’d guess his people do....
“but remember, the Muslims are the real victims here, cuz of the horrible backlash they’ll have to face ...
and these attacks had nothing to do with Islam ...”
Face saving? He will be blaming us evil right wingers instead.