Gibbs: Obama spoke up about Honduras so that people wouldn’t think we were behind the coup

posted at 7:21 pm on June 30, 2009 by Allahpundit

Like Wieseltier said, “He is determined to be the un-ugly American,” whether that means agonizing silence while Iranians fight street battles with the Basij or noisy outrage when the Honduran government ejects a would-be Chavez in its midst. It sure does make The One popular internationally, as PIPA’s new world poll confirms, but whether it advances America’s interests is a separate (and more important) question.

In fact, we’re well past the “noisy outrage” stage on this one. We’re actually intervening now on Zelaya’s behalf:

The U.S. co-sponsored a successful U.N. resolution supporting Honduras’ ousted leader Tuesday as Republicans began to speak out against the Obama administration’s condemnation of the overthrow…

“The resolution that the United Nations has just adopted unanmiously … expresses the indignation of the people of Honduras and the people worldwide,” said Zelaya, who began his speech by thanking Venezuela and Ecuador…

“I believe, if he — if he does come [to Washington] either today or tomorrow, that he will likely meet with officials from the State Department, some of whom, as I said, have been in contact,” White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said in Tuesday’s briefing, repeating this when pressed by a reporter about whether Zelaya would meet with Obama.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has urged Zelaya to try to speak with Obama while in D.C., saying the American president’s support would “deliver a major blow” to Honduras’ interim government.

So not only will this turd get a legitimizing photo op with the State Department, he might get one with The One himself. No wonder he feels emboldened enough to try to fly back to Honduras on Thursday and force a confrontation with the new president and the military. Presumably he’ll be arrested — and Obama will once again be forced to declare the action illegal, notwithstanding the minor point that the Honduran supreme court disagrees. The one piece you should really read on this is Alvaro Vargas Llosa’s op-ed in today’s NYT about how shrewdly Chavez gamed out Zelaya’s bogus-referendum maneuver, knowing that if the Honduran government moved to stop it, it would let him and Zelaya play the role of the poor misunderstood democratic populists who are just trying to let the people’s voice be heard. He counted on the fact that Obama, ever eager to prove his un-ugly American-ness, wouldn’t oppose him, especially now that relations between Washington and Caracas have been restored. And sure enough, Obama didn’t. Good work, Barry. You got played. Click the image to watch.


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did barry get played, or is he playing?

homesickamerican on June 30, 2009 at 7:24 PM

Y’know… I was thinking about Iraq’s Victory party and… well.. Dontcha think if it were ANY OTHER PRESIDENT that there would’ve been interviews with Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld talking about what a day this is for America?

Did Matt Lauer even talk about it?

But I bet this will get top billing for the next few days… unless, y’know, Michael Jackson’s monkey was still included in the will or something…

Skywise on June 30, 2009 at 7:25 PM

It sure does make The One popular internationally, as PIPA’s new world poll confirms, but whether it advances America’s interests is a separate (and more important) question.

Did you read the comment section for that link in the headlines? The organization is riddled with left-wing groups, Obama donors, and partners were family members of Obama have served on boards.

amerpundit on June 30, 2009 at 7:26 PM

It’s all about the O.

Sad but very true….

he rather play footsie with these thugs then be a true friend to our allies….

cmsinaz on June 30, 2009 at 7:27 PM

This guy is really scaring me. Does he have a clue at all what he is doing?Didn’t he know that Zelaya was the one who attempted the coup?Is Obama going to go against the laws of a Sovereign nation?Lord help us…

sandee on June 30, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Obama, the guy who got pwned by Chavez and fellated the Camel King supposedly played Latin America? Yeah…

Upstater85 on June 30, 2009 at 7:28 PM

On Drudge right now:

Yahoo

Zelaya accused of drug ties
The regime that ousted Manuel Zelaya in Honduras claimed Tuesday that the deposed president allowed tons of cocaine to be flown into the Central American country on its way to the United States.

“Every night, three or four Venezuelan-registered planes land without the permission of appropriate authorities and bring thousands of pounds … and packages of money that are the fruit of drug trafficking,” its foreign minister, Enrique Ortez, told CNN en Espanol.

“We have proof of all of this. Neighboring governments have it. The DEA has it,” he added.

Skywise on June 30, 2009 at 7:28 PM

Skywise on June 30, 2009 at 7:25 PM

He will never give credit to Bush…..never….

cmsinaz on June 30, 2009 at 7:29 PM

The world seems like one big “The Onion” article.

ThePrez on June 30, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Obama is not about to let some tin pot dictator take the headlines from his historic election. Who do these south American’s think they are? If you want to schedule a coup or uprising you must check with the White House first.

portlandon on June 30, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Though he might think he’s playing, Obama got played. What an ass.

BJ* on June 30, 2009 at 7:31 PM

He will never give credit to Bush…..never….

cmsinaz on June 30, 2009 at 7:29 PM

Bush never cared about credit, he cared about what was best. The fascist fraud cares only about how he is perceived. When there’s no substance, style becomes disproportionately important.

califcon on June 30, 2009 at 7:31 PM

Get a clue, Israel, you are on your own. Act accordingly.

Bishop on June 30, 2009 at 7:33 PM

I keep asking, is anyone in Latin America with the democrats in Honduras? What about Columia, Panama?

ANYONE?

ThePrez on June 30, 2009 at 7:33 PM

So, silence on Iran for several days = not wanting to appear to be meddling

and

Immediatly speaking out in denial of involvement of a coup = not wanting to appear to be meddling.

Don’t worry Obama, no one thinks you’re meddling with their country except for us.

Scrappy on June 30, 2009 at 7:35 PM

If the Honduran Supreme Court disagrees with The One, then the Honduran Supreme Court is wrong.

Cicero43 on June 30, 2009 at 7:36 PM

califcon on June 30, 2009 at 7:31 PM

no argument here….just hope history is a better friend…

cmsinaz on June 30, 2009 at 7:36 PM

So… let me get this straight.

He *wouldn’t* say anything about Iran because he didn’t want them to think we were behind the protests.

He *did* jump up and start blathering about Honduras because he didn’t want them to think we were behind the coup.

My head hurts.

jana on June 30, 2009 at 7:36 PM

Barry says he supports attempted coup leader Zelaya…so that people won’t think he supports a coup?

Okaaaaaaayyyyyy…

Christien on June 30, 2009 at 7:38 PM

My head hurts.

jana on June 30, 2009 at 7:36 PM

Mine’s falling off

blatantblue on June 30, 2009 at 7:38 PM

Is Obama going to go against the laws of a Sovereign nation?Lord help us…

sandee on June 30, 2009 at 7:27 PM
>>>>

All he’s done since he’s been in office is go against the laws of OUR sovereign nation.

My sister posted for me a list I compiled just to remind all of us what we’ve been through in the last (almost) 6 months. It’s at http://veritasbelt.blogspot.com

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Did you read the comment section for that link in the headlines?
amerpundit on June 30, 2009 at 7:26 PM

I did not see any comment section in that article

mothra on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Let me try this again…..

Still got the answer wrong, bitch!

HornetSting on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Third time’s a charm….

Still got it wrong, bi*ch!

HornetSting on June 30, 2009 at 7:41 PM

Bama is lying…he and Clinton were working to keep Zelaya in power before the military sent him packing…no wonder he thought he could pull off his own referendum.

Bama is working with fellow travelers here, envious he can’t handle the US quite as blantantly to his amusement as they can their countries.

Harry Schell on June 30, 2009 at 7:41 PM

We are now a foreign policy basketcase.

myrenovations on June 30, 2009 at 7:41 PM

No one in the administration was equally worried about being seen as an “unconstitutional-banana-republic-style-power-grab-supporting” American?

Nice to know.

29Victor on June 30, 2009 at 7:42 PM

Obama…Lowlife Democrat SCUM backing a tyrant. Makes me want to puke.

Jeff from WI on June 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM

In the words of my great Congressman, Rep. Connie Mack:

“Manuel Zelaya trampled the Honduran Constitution by pushing for his illegal referendum to allow him to rule indefinitely, and by firing the top military official, General Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, when he refused to comply with Zelaya’s unconstitutional orders,” Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) said in a statement to The Hill on Tuesday.

“There is little doubt that Zelaya, in his blatant power grab, has moved Honduras down a dangerous path toward less freedom, less security, and less prosperity. He consistently ignored the checks and balances which are essential to a democratic government.”

http://mobile.thehill.com/leading-the-news/white-house-backing-of-zelaya-starts-to-draw-criticism-2009-06-30.html

And this is the guy Obama is siding with, along with other Marxist dictators in signing a UN resolution against Honduras.

Enoxo on June 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM

I can’t wait until we send Obama back to his peanut farm in Georgia.

Mark1971 on June 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM

“And sure enough, Obama didn’t. Good work, Barry. You got played.”

Interesting how the worlds despots have figured out very quickly what a narcissistic, armature, incompetent, hubris filled, egotistical, self serving, and thin skinned child Obama really is ……

………. and how to play him like a fiddle.

Seven Percent Solution on June 30, 2009 at 7:46 PM

Gibbs: Obama spoke up about Honduras so that people wouldn’t think we were behind the coup

The Precedent supported Zelaya’s coup. They admitted to that when they revealed the secret talks to keep him in power.

The Precedent still supports Zelaya’s coup. … But that doesn’t bother them.

progressoverpeace on June 30, 2009 at 7:46 PM

It sure does make The One popular internationally, as PIPA’s new world poll confirms

Really?

You should read the comments from the headlines. That poll was put out by a bunch of creepy pro-Global Governance folks.

Joe Caps on June 30, 2009 at 7:46 PM

The spin begins…

So, Obama will refuse to let Zelaya hold talks in DC with the State department this coming week?

Obama will publicly inform the Honduran government (the current one) that we will stand beside them, with armed force if necessary, should Chavez send his thugs, i.e., the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement, to help put Zelaya back in the Honduran Presidential Palace?

Nope, didn’t think so.

coldwarrior on June 30, 2009 at 7:46 PM

“We have proof of all of this. Neighboring governments have it. The DEA has it,” he added.
Skywise on June 30, 2009 at 7:28 PM

If Obama has this information via the DEA, then isn’t he an accomplice after the fact to the drug trafficking? After all, he is working to restore Zelaya’s ability to continue that criminal enterprise and avoid prosecution by the local government.

I don’t pretend to know what Honduran law looks like. However I think we should pull a move like that nut-case judge from Spain did when he tried to bring Bush up on war crime charges. Lets just go ahead and indite Obama in this country for crimes against humanity/drug trafficking.

/only partially sarcastic.

Interweb Troll on June 30, 2009 at 7:47 PM

as PIPA’s new world poll confirms

C’mon, it says he has a 70% confidence level here in America. I doubt its THAT high.

Plus it says Kenya is 95% confident in our presi……on second thought, that much I believe.

FontanaConservative on June 30, 2009 at 7:48 PM

It was real nice of Chavez to accuse us Yanks of causing Zelaya’s arrest even AFTER Obama denounced the arrest – gave Obama real nice cover. The two are dancing together like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Gag.

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:50 PM

Joe Caps on June 30, 2009 at 7:46 PM

Could you please give me a link? I’m not saying your lying. I just want to read.

FontanaConservative on June 30, 2009 at 7:51 PM

On Drudge right now:

Yahoo

Zelaya accused of drug ties
The regime that ousted Manuel Zelaya in Honduras claimed Tuesday that the deposed president allowed tons of cocaine to be flown into the Central American country on its way to the United States.

“Every night, three or four Venezuelan-registered planes land without the permission of appropriate authorities and bring thousands of pounds … and packages of money that are the fruit of drug trafficking,” its foreign minister, Enrique Ortez, told CNN en Espanol.

“We have proof of all of this. Neighboring governments have it. The DEA has it,” he added.
Skywise on June 30, 2009 at 7:28 PM

Maybe he is Rahm’s hookup.

It all suddenly makes sense!

Joe Caps on June 30, 2009 at 7:51 PM

these people are sooo incompetent.

Terrye on June 30, 2009 at 7:51 PM

Messiah’s thinking:

Speaking up about Iran = Iran will blame us for meddling = Iran blamed us for meddling anyhow.

Not speaking up about Honduras = Honduras, and others, will blame us for meddling = Honduras and others blamed us for meddling anyhow.

Messiah’s real thinking:

I like these chaps (Marxists), and will support each President (Dictator) in the name of justice and democracy (money, and power).

Enoxo on June 30, 2009 at 7:52 PM

Zelaya accused of drug ties
The regime that ousted Manuel Zelaya in Honduras claimed Tuesday that the deposed president allowed tons of cocaine to be flown into the Central American country on its way to the United States.

Duh One admits to snorting the stuff, so maybe he just needed a fix.

SouthernGent on June 30, 2009 at 7:52 PM

Bush never cared about credit, he cared about what was best.
califcon on June 30, 2009 at 7:31 PM

“Mission Accomplished.”

This is Hot Air’s biggest load of gibberish to date, reacting to and quoting another load of gibberish. Llosa thinks Zelaya “set a trap for the military?” He purposely created the opportunity for a coup so… he could stay in power? What kind of retard believes this crap? I suppose the same kind of people who don’t understand the difference between an flawed election in Iran and a military coup in Honduras.

Constantine on June 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM

The regime that ousted Manuel Zelaya in Honduras claimed Tuesday that the deposed president allowed tons of cocaine to be flown into the Central American country on its way to the United States.

If true, this explains a lot about why the Obama administration is against Zelaya being removed. (Only partially sarcastic)

PappaMac on June 30, 2009 at 7:57 PM

When there’s no substance, style becomes disproportionately important.
califcon on June 30, 2009 at 7:31 PM

And unfortunately, image IS everything to the two dimensional mind.

Patrick S on June 30, 2009 at 7:58 PM

“Mission Accomplished.”

Constantine on June 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM

Come one, that has been explained at least 1.8 trillion times.

myrenovations on June 30, 2009 at 7:59 PM

Constantine on June 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM

What military coup in Honduras?

Zelaya dismissed the head of the Honduran armed forces….contrary to Honduran law…for not distributing ballots for a referendum on Zelaya’s getting another shot at being president…only the Honduran Congress with consent of the Honduran Supreme Court can dismiss the head of the military. Zelaya actually began to distribute ballots, stolen from a Honduran air base where they had been printed and stored, for a referendum on his being allowed to serve another term, in violation of Honduran law and the Honduran Supreme Court.

The military acting under the auspices of the Honduran Congress and the Honduran Supreme Court arrested Zelaya.

The civil Honduran government is up and running, and the military is not ruling Honduras.

So, what military coup?

coldwarrior on June 30, 2009 at 7:59 PM

FontanaConservative on June 30, 2009 at 7:51 PM

Go to the comments in the headlines (link below). Read amerpundit’s comments.

http://hotair.com/headlines/?p=44459

Joe Caps on June 30, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Perhaps this is one of those “deeper truth” situations, AP.

Obama isn’t even going to be reelected in 2012 — but if he were, he’d definitely try to reposition the 22A butt-up.

J.E. Dyer on June 30, 2009 at 8:02 PM

The question that needs to be asked of Gibbs (and The Traito-in-Chief, if possible) is:

Why do you support Zelaya’s coup?

progressoverpeace on June 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM

What the eff is so hard to figure out. President Obama is sympathetic to hard left communist leaders. President Obama has started to normalize relations with Venezuela. He does not respect our constitution so it is not surprising that he does not respect Honduras’ constitution. There is no mystery with his foreign policy and I doubt he is being played. What you see is what you get.

Shtetl G on June 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Constatine: A flawed election in Iran? Are you serious? A FLAWED ELECTION??

Ris4victory on June 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM

OK, take my 8:02 post, imagine it was made at the Rush Limbaugh thread, and enjoy.

Gotta take a break here.

J.E. Dyer on June 30, 2009 at 8:04 PM

Joe Caps on June 30, 2009 at 8:01 PM

Thanks

FontanaConservative on June 30, 2009 at 8:04 PM

Isn’t it odd that the President was more than willing to “respect Iranian sovereignty” by observing the decisions of Iranians and by not interfering with those decisions.

Why is the President just now deciding to abandon his supposed neutrality? Truth is, Obama waffled on formulating a coherent policy on Iran, and yet, now that another leftist world-leader is experiencing serious political trouble, he is enthusiastically ready to abandon any shred of isolationism.

FedFarmer on June 30, 2009 at 8:05 PM

“Mission Accomplished.”

Constantine on June 30, 2009 at 7:53 PM

A lot of mileage out of that one incident (which taken with the text of his actual speach there has a much different context than libs have twisted it into for this kind of comment) but with Obama in 6 months the examples of credit grabbing and blame shifting are piling up faster than Bush can say “nuclear”.

Scrappy on June 30, 2009 at 8:05 PM

I have FB this article since it began. We owe it to the people and the government of Honduras to shine the truth on O’s lies and to MAKE him flip flop just like he had to for the people of Iran. The legacy of the US as a country that supports freedom depends on it.

journeyintothewhirlwind on June 30, 2009 at 8:07 PM

I did not see any comment section in that article

mothra on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

No, I mean the comment section on Hot Air for that article in the headline section.

amerpundit on June 30, 2009 at 8:08 PM

Obama Supports Zelaya Coup

Yanqui, Go Home!

Christien on June 30, 2009 at 8:09 PM

I can’t wait until we send Obama back to his peanut farm in Georgia.

Mark1971 on June 30, 2009 at 7:43 PM

I thought my head would explode while reading about this moronic administration. But this made me laugh. Thanks, I need that.

ReagansRight on June 30, 2009 at 8:15 PM

How does one man consistently look this stupid.

Jeff from WI on June 30, 2009 at 8:15 PM

Gibbs: Obama spoke up about Honduras so that people wouldn’t think we were behind the coup

Pathetic just pathetic.

patrick neid on June 30, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Very selective meddling that the Liberal Party chose’s
to engage in.Complete silence for days on end on Iran,
and immediate responce to Honduras!!

Remember,Carville,along with the full blessing of the Liberal Party went over to Israel,and meddled,and ran
the Lefts election campaign against Bi Bi Netanyahu!!

Again,the left will meddle,when it is advantagous to
their politicalsphere of Lefty influence!!

canopfor on June 30, 2009 at 8:16 PM

Marxists of a feather let slip the truth.

tarpon on June 30, 2009 at 8:29 PM

Had Obama been POTUS during the Cuban Rev, he would have backed Castro.

DrW on June 30, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Drudge has a couple of links up. One says Zelaya’s going to DC to meet with State Dept. officials and the other says he’s been running cocaine up here from Honduras. So my question is, will he be at the barbecue and is he bringing party favors?

califcon on June 30, 2009 at 8:33 PM

Note to Obama and Gibbs in the future:

IT DIDN’T WORK!

If we take them at face value that Obama spoke up so we wouldn’t be accused of being behind the coup, they greatly misjudged things because that’s exactly what Hugo Chavez accused us of doing.

At best, they misjudged it and got accused of being behind it anyway and at worst, they’re lying about why he spoke up so soon.

So, which is it? Are you incompetent or untruthful?

JadeNYU on June 30, 2009 at 8:35 PM

I certainly hope Obama has good reason to fear militaries stepping in to remove tyrants from power, protect constitutions, and restore democratic processes. But somehow I doubt it.

At least it’s informative that he makes it abundantly clear who his friends are.

Blacklake on June 30, 2009 at 8:40 PM

So, which is it? Are you incompetent or untruthful?

JadeNYU on June 30, 2009 at 8:35 PM

You say that like the two are mutually exclusive . . .

califcon on June 30, 2009 at 8:41 PM

One morning recently…

BO: Honey, you awake?
MO: Mmm. What? What time is it?
BO: I gotta make a decision on Honduras today.
MO: I like the Civic…
BO: No, No. I’m gonna have to make a statement about the discords and election process.
MO: Accords? I said I like the Civic!
BO: I gotta explain what I did before the unrest happened so they won’t know exactly what I did cuz it isn’t tomorrow yet and I can’t refer back to the response of the public yet.
MO: Well, what’s the big deal about that?
BO: They claim I have blood on my hands from the post-election process in Iran.
MO: But that was ice cream!

ericdijon on June 30, 2009 at 8:41 PM

Constatine: A flawed election in Iran? Are you serious? A FLAWED ELECTION??

Ris4victory on June 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM

X 10

God help us, we are being led by people who think just like Constantine.

inmypajamas on June 30, 2009 at 8:49 PM

Another Pee-Wee moment from O-man:

“I meant to do that!”

Sapwolf on June 30, 2009 at 8:51 PM

He counted on the fact that Obama, ever eager to prove his un-ugly American-ness, wouldn’t oppose him, especially now that relations between Washington and Caracas have been restored. And sure enough, Obama didn’t. Good work, Barry. You got played

Told ya.

;)

Texas Gal on June 30, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Anyone know what this is about?
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=hj111-5

It’s a bill before the House to repeal Amendment 22 – to remove term limits for our President. Is this a joke?

jusgottabeme on June 30, 2009 at 9:00 PM

coldwarrior on June 30, 2009 at 7:59 PM

It helps to remember that people like Constantine favor rule of man over rule of law. It’s the only way they can justify tyranny.

anuts on June 30, 2009 at 9:15 PM

My sister posted for me a list I compiled just to remind all of us what we’ve been through in the last (almost) 6 months. It’s at http://veritasbelt.blogspot.com

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Thanks, JIC, and to your sister, too.
Sigh.

pambi on June 30, 2009 at 9:38 PM

Further evidence that O’Bonehead is stupid and incompetent. He has aligned himself with Castro, Chavez, and Ortega, and against the democratic government of Honduras.

Or maybe he’s just a garden-variety American Democrat.

Jaibones on June 30, 2009 at 9:46 PM

I suppose the same kind of people who don’t understand the difference between an flawed election in Iran and a military coup in Honduras.

–Constantine

This from a person who equates “flawed election” with outright voter fraud and subsequent forced beat downs of those who dare to exercise their rights and who believe in liberty.

Also let’s look a wikepedia for the definition of a coup

coup d’état— A coup consists of the infiltration of a small, but critical, segment of the state apparatus, which is then used to displace the government from its control of the remainder

Please enlighten us on how a the entire legislative body and supreme court (not to mention the people of Honduras) acting through the military to remove a man who wanted to take over counts as a “small, but critical, segment of the state apparatus”. It looks to me the majority of the people in that country wanted him gone. And a large portion of that government remains intact and is following their constitution as they always had.

There were no democratic processes broken. The man sought to override those very processes and break the country’s own laws.

xax on June 30, 2009 at 9:52 PM

Gibbs: Obama spoke up about Honduras so that people wouldn’t think we were behind the coup

What a crook. I think that Gibbs is really Baghdad Bob.

MB4 on June 30, 2009 at 9:54 PM

We’re actually intervening now on Zelaya’s behalf

Well Hitler intervened on Mussolini’s behalf so naturally Mao Obmama would intervene on Zelaya’s behalf. You know what they say – history may not always repeat but it sure rhymes a lot.

MB4 on June 30, 2009 at 10:00 PM

If only our Supreme court was as wise, and learned about our Constitution, and the laws of this land. Obama’s been shredding the constitution, and violating laws right, and left, and only a few are brave enough to stand up, and try and do something about it.

It’s disgusting!!! He’s broken his oath, promises, and God knows what else.

capejasmine on June 30, 2009 at 10:03 PM

Obama, Ahmadinejad ,Chavez and Zelaya – The Four Amigos.

MB4 on June 30, 2009 at 10:03 PM

And sure enough, Obama didn’t. Good work, Barry. You got played.

I don’t think he “got played” at all. He just followed his natural affinity for fellow tyrants and want-a-be tyrants.

MB4 on June 30, 2009 at 10:09 PM

MB4 on June 30, 2009 at 10:03 PM

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?

coldwarrior on June 30, 2009 at 10:10 PM

My sister posted for me a list I compiled just to remind all of us what we’ve been through in the last (almost) 6 months. It’s at http://veritasbelt.blogspot.com

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Yes, thanks go out to you and your sister! There was even one or two I wasn’t aware of so now I’ve got homework. Really appreciate that she posted links and footnotes. Good work!

jusgottabeme on June 30, 2009 at 10:10 PM

Lest anyone forgets, FARC is a Columbian Marxist group that funds itself with drug money and is largely supported by Chavez. This makes for an interesting tie-in with last years story when the Columbians conducted across border raid into Ecuador and siezed the hard drives from FARC computers.

The hard drives provided conclusive evidence of Chavez’s complicity with FARC and had a startling reference to an unnamed Obama rep assuring Chavez not to worry as therre would be a new man in the oval soon.

Obamam is a Marxist plain and simple. From his parents, his grandpararents, his CPUSA mentor in Hawaii Frank Mardshall Davis, to his innordinant amount support of Marxist SDS/Weathermen in the election.

Bill Ayers was just the tip of the ice-berg, just look at the names, Marilyn Katzhis Chg spokesperson, Carl Davidson & Mike Klonsky of Progressives for Obama, Dale & Wade Rathke founders of ACORN, Paul Booth of AFCSME, Todd Gitlin and Andy Stern of the SEIU who were on the conference call with Arnold threatning Cali’s stimulus funds. All these people are former SDS/Weathermen who organization has been shown to have been financed by the former USSR.

It seems Berzehnev knew of what he spoke when he said it was only a matter of time.

Archimedes on June 30, 2009 at 10:35 PM

did barry get played, or is he playing?

homesickamerican on June 30, 2009 at 7:24 PM

He got played…. like a cheap kazoo.
The evidence has been mounting for 5 mos.

I pray for our president (as I have prayed for them for 25 yrs.) This joker causes me to doubt the efficacy of prayer.

phineas on June 30, 2009 at 10:55 PM

did barry get played, or is he playing?

For God’s sake, he’s a communist. When are you people going to admit it. I can’t tell you how many times in the late ’60s and ’70s I was involved in conversations about “getting inside and working the system”.

Frank Davis, Saul Alinsky, Dr. Khalid al-Mansour, Bill Ayers, Dr. Ogletree; all marxists or “progressives”. Same damn thing. How naive are you people? Most academic liberals are communists. They just don’t use the word anymore. There has been a coordinated effort to spread a doctrine through the universities to the teaching core and throughout the culture. It’s worked. 80% of Americans don’t understand in any way how private property and free enterprise are fundamental to individual liberty. This isn’t an accident fools. It’s the culmination of decades of work by dedicated ideologues.

Obama hasn’t been played by Chavez, he’s a player! We’re the ones who have been played.

My inevitable closing question… So your commie Democrat President has just sided with murderous dictators Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez against the elected legislature and the Supreme Court of a neighboring democracy. What do you as a Republican leader do?

If you said “keep your mouth shut, your head down or change the subject” you WIN. You get the Frum/Douthat Cup for Leading from the Center.

rcl on June 30, 2009 at 11:28 PM

Maybe Obummer is pissed because he was getting in on some of the action?

Zelaya accused of drug ties
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090630/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/lt_honduras_drug_allegations

izoneguy on June 30, 2009 at 11:29 PM

It’s worked. 80% of Americans don’t understand in any way how private property and free enterprise are fundamental to individual liberty.

rcl on June 30, 2009 at 11:28 PM

Exactly. This point cannot be stressed enough.

progressoverpeace on June 30, 2009 at 11:43 PM

It’s worked. 80% of Americans don’t understand in any way how private property and free enterprise are fundamental to individual liberty.

rcl on June 30, 2009 at 11:28 PM

Exactly. This point cannot be stressed enough.

progressoverpeace on June 30, 2009 at 11:43 PM

It cracks me up when a person gets on talk radio talking about how they got layed off and are praying that Obama & the Stimulus will be their salvation.
The reason you were laid off is because of Obama. Until the nutters start making the connection then they keep voting for the job destroyers.

izoneguy on June 30, 2009 at 11:50 PM

For God’s sake, he’s a communist.
Obama hasn’t been played by Chavez, he’s a player!
We’re the ones who have been played.

rcl on June 30, 2009 at 11:28 PM

Obama was getting ready to set-up his secret drug gangs. Hugo is the supplier,
Honduras was the way point and America the biggest market of all. Obama is another Frank Lucas – the American Gangster. Billions in unmarked bills goes a long way to pay off your friends & enemies.

izoneguy on June 30, 2009 at 11:55 PM

My sister posted for me a list I compiled just to remind all of us what we’ve been through in the last (almost) 6 months. It’s at http://veritasbelt.blogspot.com

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

Great work, justincase!

califcon on June 30, 2009 at 11:57 PM

My sister posted for me a list I compiled just to remind all of us what we’ve been through in the last (almost) 6 months. It’s at http://veritasbelt.blogspot.com

justincase on June 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM

35. Appointed as “Terrorism Czar” John Brennan, the CEO of a security company whose employee illegally accessed Obama’s passport files. His employee was the the only one of 3 who accessed Obama’s file who was not fired for doing so. Obama has also put Brennan in charge of changing the computer process for printing passports. Passport records are some of the documents Obama has spent close to a million dollars on lawyers to hide from the American public.

Where are some righteous CIA or DIA agents when we need them?

MB4 on July 1, 2009 at 12:08 AM

izoneguy on June 30, 2009 at 11:50 PM

Yes. Along those same lines, young people have been convinced, not only that individual liberty exists apart from private property rights (which is a bad enough notion in and of itself) but that private property rights actually infringe on individual liberties. It’s just crazy, and very sad.

We have to get these problems taken care of before Man starts colonizing space, because that is going to determine quite a lot for a long time. The world got lucky that Britain colonized with capitalist ventures, instead of how others did, by royal/state action. Otherwise, the US never would have been born. The same will be at stake as we head into space.

Sorry about drifting way out, but I think this is closer than we feel, and when I looked at our space treaties, I was horrified to see how they established an overarching anti-capitalist framework for all of space. But space is where the next race really is. Whoever gets there first, in size, wins.

progressoverpeace on July 1, 2009 at 12:11 AM

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