Quotes of the day

posted at 9:00 pm on January 30, 2011 by Allahpundit

“In the streets of Cairo, many protesters are now openly denouncing the United States for supporting President Hosni Mubarak, saying the price has been their freedom. They say the Obama administration has offered only tepid criticism of a regime that has received billions of dollars in U.S. aid…

“‘We believe America is against us,’ said Emad Abdel Halim, 31. ‘Until now, Obama didn’t talk to the Egyptian people. He didn’t support the Egyptian people.’

“‘Tell Obama to forget about Mubarak,’ said Islam Rashid, 26. ‘He is done.’”

***
“‘The USA does not support democracy, they’re supporting Israel, which is like their baby,’ said Ahmed, a 26-year-old Cairo resident. ‘They think Egypt is functional because it’s in favor of their considerations.’…

“Demonstrators are relying on the foreign press to get their message to Obama. ‘Isn’t this democracy?’ they asked me over and over when I said I was a journalist from America, incredulous that the country held as the pinnacle of world democracy could ignore such widespread popular sentiment.

“‘Obama has to be on our side, where is your democracy?’ asked Osam L, who works at a foreign bank in Cairo.”

***
“Now, a final word about America’s power in this situation. We haven’t got any power to shape events. But that does not mean we are without influence. We have influence by virtue of the billions in aid we provide annually, by dint of years of positive contacts with the Egyptian government and business people, and the like. This means something. If the Obama administration leans to the protesters, that would embolden the protesters and demoralize Mubarak supporters. And mind you, those Americans screaming to support ‘the people’ should understand that no matter how much President Obama sides with ‘the people,’ few of them will thank him or America for it. And our soothsayers should also understand that when our other Arab friends watch us help remove Mubarak from power by not backing him, they’ll believe that they’ll be next on the list if they run into trouble. U.S. power would crumble in the region.”

***
Pew, June 17, 2010:

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“One former senior administration advisor said he had spoken to his old colleagues inside the Obama administration in recent days about the unrest in Egypt. As early as last Wednesday, the Obama administration recognized that they would not be able to prop up the Mubarak regime and keep it in power at all costs, the former official said.

“‘They don’t want to push Mubarak over the cliff, but they understand that the Mubarak era is over and that the only way Mubarak could be saved now is by a ruthless suppression of the population, which would probably set the stage for a much more radical revolution down the road.’”

***
“While President Obama is publicly shying away from specifics, the Obama administration is behind-the-scenes conveying to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak some specific steps President Obama feels he needs to take, administration officials tells ABC News…

“a. Dialogue between the government and opposition groups as well as ‘Civil Society’ (democratic reform groups, human rights organizations and so on) needs to begin immediately.

“b. Freedom of information needs to be fully respected — cell phone service is back but access to the internet is still sporadic, and satellite access for Al Jazeera has been blocked.

“c. The emergency law, in place since 1967 — which gives the government far-reaching powers at the expense of judicial review and civil liberties — needs to be lifted.”

***
“By far, the Brotherhood represents the most powerful force, but Mr. Beltagui and another Brotherhood official, Mohamed el-Katatni, said the group understood the implications of seeking leadership in a country still deeply divided over its religious program.

“‘We’re supporting ElBaradei to lead the path to change,’ Mr. Beltagui said as he joined Mr. ElBaradei in Liberation Square. ‘The Brotherhood realizes the sensitivities, especially in the West, towards the Islamists, and we’re not keen to be at the forefront.’…

“‘We’re trying to build a democratic arena before we start playing in it,’ he said.”

***
“‘We’re not advocating any specific outcome,’ she said…

“We have been very clear that we want to see a transition to democracy, and we want to see the kind of steps taken that will bring that about. But we also want to see an orderly transition,’ she said [on Fox News Sunday]. ‘There are many, many steps along the journey that has been started by the Egyptian people themselves.’”



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Its 3:00AM……………………………

do you know where your childr..er,Jihadys are!!(sarc)

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:06 PM

So where was the outrage when we failed to support the protesters in Iran?

The Won is going to side with the Muslims every time!

Old Dog on January 30, 2011 at 9:07 PM

Explain to me again why it is the responsibility of the United States to install a democracy in Egypt?

Wasn’t that one of the arguments the left hated Bush so much for so long?

Why is everyone looking to the United States for another bail out?

Skandia Recluse on January 30, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Democracy for a Muslim means the freedom to vote for Sharia Law for themselves.

Dandapani on January 30, 2011 at 9:09 PM

I was under the impression that the Gettysburg Address Part Deux Cairo Speech was supposed to keep things orderly and relatively quiet in the middle east.

Maybe PBHO could appease the Egyptians by bowing individually to every citizen, how long would that take?

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 9:10 PM

Repeal Obamacare and forget about distractions overseas.

Where are the Republicans hammering away about gas prices that have soared above 3 per gallon?

Where are the Republicans?

rickyricardo on January 30, 2011 at 9:11 PM

The media loves the Egyptian Tea Party. Who knew?

faraway on January 30, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Incompetence writ large!
3 A.M. call came with the Iraian Freedom fighters and the call went unanswered as The “Cousin Eddie” Presidente was busy Partying and his Secretary of State was busy holding hands with Soros and getting his help with a wedding!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Gee all the “We are the world” leftie talk proves useless.

Smart power didnt move the world either.

What I dislike about the left and the Paultards is their utter focus on America’s role in the world as if that is in a vacuum. Yeah we control what we do but then do does every other nation.

America could play no role in the world and you know what ? We would still get targeted. Because world politics is about power and the ability to use it. We would be demonized just for being different. That is human nature.

Russia uses its power and the KGB or whatever it is called today. China is fast developing its reach. Islam sees weakness in the west and is pushing its Agenda/

Yet the idiot left still believes that America is the problem in the world. Hey Left Obama is in charge of foreign policy and you know what ? The world still points fingers at us.

In the 1970s when Carter was President there was a arabic oil embargo due to the 1973 war between Arab states and Israel. There was debate then to use what was called “The food Weapon”.

The US creates and exports a lot of food. Most Arab countries have to import the food they need. The idea was to increase the price of food until OPEC cried uncle.

Carter in his infinate wisdom didnt use this weapon on the arabs but did a grain embargo on Russia who could easily replace what we sold them.

If Egypt goes Islamic then maybe its time to dust off the “Food Weapon” idea.

William Amos on January 30, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Muslim Brotherhood brazen power grab,under the
Hopey/Changey Community Organizational Sh*T-Dist
rubing Social Justice,under the Progressive theme,

of Freedom/Democracy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Perhaps many are not so democratic. Perhaps many [Egyptian protesters] are Egyptian Tea Partiers who want every Egyptian to have Islamic guns like the Founding Pharaohs.

Leslie Gelb, if you don’t understand the opposition in your own country, why should we listen to your opinion on the opposition in Egypt?

topdog on January 30, 2011 at 9:13 PM

Looks like we picked the wrong week to stop drilling for our own oil…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on January 30, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Something I hadn’t considered. Wretchard describes the bonanza of intelligence available to the victors. Egypt was used for rendition of terror suspects back in the day. All that info is available to be used as blackmail or mob inflammatory material, as the new owner desires. The husband of our present SoS may have reason to worry about his legacy, since the practive started in 1995. Dubya will be blamed anyway.
http://pajamasmedia.com/richardfernandez/2011/01/30/the-race-for-the-keys/#more-12433

a capella on January 30, 2011 at 9:14 PM

“‘Obama has to be on our side, where is your democracy?’ asked Osam L, who works at a foreign bank in Cairo.”

Our democracy is the same place it was for the youth of Iran. It is voting “PRESENT”. What more did you expect from our Community Organizer in Chief?

petefrt on January 30, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Who lost the Middle East?

Four words: Progressive Barack Hussein Obama.

PappyD61 on January 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM

It seems dear hillary thinks the U.S. still needs to put money into haiti to give their gov. more graft! When is enough, enough? The poor people of haiti are probably worse off now than they were before disasters happened. I am so sick of funding cr@p governments that use us.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/01/30/clinton-says-plans-suspend-aid-haiti/?test=latestnews
L

letget on January 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM

Lets review,

snubs Israel,

doesn’t care about Turkey,

Georgians were on their own,
with USSR Goons,

The Green party in Iran,got done tossed
under da bus…

ditto for …Lebanon

and now Egypt!!!

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM

As early as last Wednesday, the Obama administration recognized that they would not be able to prop up the Mubarak regime and keep it in power at all costs, the former official said.

Oh, please.

This started months ago and the only “propping up” that is apparent is reaching out to the Muslim Brotherhood and “Nobel laureate” Elbaradei.

Cindy Cooper on January 30, 2011 at 9:19 PM

Leaflet drops, we’re with you, call 1-800…

Speakup on January 30, 2011 at 9:20 PM

God, I am so tired of watching Obama support Islam everywhere in the world, and at the same time destroy freedom in the US.

We have it so good, and people vote for a man who is trying his best to wreck everything we have built for over 200 years, and who empowers our enemies at every turn.

Rush calls him a wrecking ball. I think he underestimates the man.

hachiban on January 30, 2011 at 9:20 PM

“We have been very clear that we want to see a transition to democracy, and we want to see the kind of steps taken that will bring that about. But we also want to see an orderly transition,’ she said [on Fox News Sunday]. ‘There are many, many steps along the journey that has been started by the Egyptian people themselves.’”

Uh huh

And some analysts say if there are elections the Muslim Brotherhood would win.

Obama knows this. Hillary knows this.

Cindy Cooper on January 30, 2011 at 9:22 PM

It started with the young and the “social media” spreading the word wanting freedom and basic human rights…

… and how soon the usual suspects crawl from under rocks, out of caves, and bureaucracies to lay their filthy hands upon the prized virgin.

Listening to Hillary babble on, using political correct terms like “diversity” makes me want to throw up…

… Before it is papered over,

This is worth one more look…

Seven Percent Solution on January 30, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Who lost the Middle East?
Four words: Progressive Barack Hussein Obama.

PappyD61 on January 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Perhaps he would say he and his “Muslim Brothers” saved the middle East from Americas Imperialism and decadence!

As he Partays his ass off on others dime and vacations endlessly also on ohters dime!

He did say he would side with his “Muslim Brothers”!
Chris Mathews, Karl Rove, Charles Sauerkraut and John “never fight” McCain forgot to tell us this!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 9:23 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM

You forgot that missle shield thingy in Europe that Obowma said…

“Never mind….”

Seven Percent Solution on January 30, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Leaflet drops, we’re with you, call 1-800…

Speakup on January 30, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Speakup:Lol,with an added,please send a campaign contrib
ution/Obama/2012!!!(sarc).

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Explain to me again why it is the responsibility of the United States to install a democracy in Egypt?

Wasn’t that one of the arguments the left hated Bush so much for so long?

Skandia Recluse on January 30, 2011 at 9:08 PM

Don’t go choken’ on yer snoose quite yet, Skandy.

I have this theory that the Left is a tad bit disingenuous about this whole deal…

Bruno Strozek on January 30, 2011 at 9:33 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:18 PM
=========
You forgot that missle shield thingy in Europe that Obowma said…

“Never mind….”
Seven Percent Solution on January 30, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Seven Percent Solution:Hey,I was thinking of adding that,
but,I wasn’t sure,if the Start Trea
ty,added it back in,or left it out!
:)

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:34 PM

‘Until now, Obama didn’t talk to the Egyptian people. He didn’t support the Egyptian people.’

Hey, he doesn’t support the American people, either.

We are with you – our leader is not, however.

Sorry and best of luck. :(

RedNewEnglander on January 30, 2011 at 9:37 PM

Four words: Progressive Barack Hussein Obama.
PappyD61 on January 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM

“Uh, that’s three words.”

-Biden

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 9:40 PM

PappyD61 on January 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM
“Uh, that’s three words.”

-Biden

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 9:40 PM

Bishop:lol!:)

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Hey,I was thinking of adding that,
but,I wasn’t sure,if the Start Trea
ty,added it back in,or left it out!
:)

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:34 PM

In all likelihood, neither are the people who voted for it.

predator on January 30, 2011 at 9:44 PM

Redstate has a very persuasive article documenting the likelihood that the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt were fostered by our government using unions and social networking. This is why Obama and Clinton specifically requested the Egyptian government turn the internet back on so the union members/organizers could communicate with eachother. The article also talks about meeting at Columbia Univ. in December of 2008 between social networking gurus and a union organizer who was either from or was going to Tunisia.

I am concerned that if our government did spur these uprisings then we will have problems with other governments trusting us in the future.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Re Pew poll – gee, with a little work we’ll be up there with Kenya. Rah Rah!!

Buy Danish on January 30, 2011 at 9:50 PM

Redstate has a very persuasive article documenting the likelihood that the uprisings in Tunisia

unions

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 9:45 PM

KickandSwimMom:Yup:)
==================================================

Tunisia purges government, wins union endorsement
*************************************************

The powerful UGTT labor union, which has a large membership and played an important role in organizing the protests, will not join the new government itself but would approve the new lineup, a union source told Reuters.

http://www.newsmeat.com/news/meat.php?articleId=90223748&channelId=2951&buyerId=newsmeatcom&buid=3281

canopfor on January 27, 2011 at 9:41 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:54 PM

“‘Obama has to be on our side, where is your democracy?’ asked Osam L, who works at a foreign bank in Cairo.”

Did Alinsky plagiarize Mohammed?

It is almost comedic to hear the empty boilerplate platitudes
emanating from the mouths of fools…legitimate grievances….orderly steps to open democracy….economic reform….

Egyptian Diversity“? Who knew?

BL@KBIRD on January 30, 2011 at 9:59 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:54 PM

This is scary. Basically we have union mobs overthrowing governments.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Redstate has a very persuasive article documenting the likelihood that the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt were fostered by our government using unions and social networking.

Whats a “Community Orgaizer” to do?
SEIU?

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Oops, Organizer! Orgaizer? oh well “Cousin Eddie”

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:02 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:54 PM

This is scary. Basically we have union mobs overthrowing governments.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Try England, 1945.

OldEnglish on January 30, 2011 at 10:03 PM

Of course, the International Left uses union goons to achieve its enda. They have formed an “unholy alliance” to achieve their grasp of power. Wait until the caliphate imposes sharia on their nefarious deeds. It won’t be pretty. The Left are dupes.

onlineanalyst on January 30, 2011 at 10:07 PM

The Muslim Brotherhood has even met with the Obama Administration over the past year as reported by Richard Pollock at pajamasmedia.com:

Last month [January 2010], U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and her senior staff privately met in Washington, D.C., with a select group of Muslim, Arab, and Sikh organizations. Among the mix were three organizations directly associated with an outlawed terrorist entity — the Muslim Brotherhood.

Secretary Napolitano spent an hour and a half briefing them on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) counter-radicalization and anti-terrorist programs. The intensive briefings spanned two days (January 27 and 28) and were called by the DHS.

kingsjester on January 30, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Carter loses Iran. Obama loses Egypt. Bush gives Iraq a chance at governing themselves while the democrats fight him tooth and nail to withdraw with vitriole and hate never before seen. Is there a pattern here? It will be interesting to see how the MSM continues their propaganda. CNN has already shown their colors.

volsense on January 30, 2011 at 10:09 PM

I’m concerned about the anti-government rhetoric.

mankai on January 30, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Secretary Napolitano spent an hour and a half briefing them on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) counter-radicalization and anti-terrorist programs. The intensive briefings spanned two days (January 27 and 28) and were called by the DHS.
kingsjester on January 30, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Briefing a known terrorist organization on our anti-terrorist programs? In a just world that would be considered treason.
If this crap keeps up there will be war right here in our own streets. Get ammo, gun oil, and gird your loins folks.

predator on January 30, 2011 at 10:14 PM

Israel and the US are not Egypt’s problem, Islam is Egypt’s problem.

Kini on January 30, 2011 at 10:15 PM

onlineanalyst on January 30, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Thanks for the link. I really respect Horowitz and his article really explains the unholy alliance between the left and islamists. I feel very uneasy about the middle east. My gut is telling me that we won’t see any sort of democracy there with these astro-turfed uprisings.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 10:17 PM

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:54 PM

This is scary. Basically we have union mobs overthrowing governments.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Andy Stern, ex capo of SEIU and the fella who started Acorn, (name escapes me at the moment), both spoke of and have made huge inroads in “organizing labor” internationally. These thugs cut their teeth here, but they too are working toward destabilization in nation after nation until the chaos allows them to install that “ole black magic that they weave so well” – a one world government…soros has ‘em all on speed dial.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:19 PM

This looks like Obama’s WTF in America. It’s just Egypt’s now….

sandee on January 30, 2011 at 10:19 PM

I’ve also noticed that we have not seen any MSM stories about our government’s involvement as disclosed by Wikileaks even though it is all over the U.K. media.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 10:19 PM

Note that Marxists are behind protests in USA and other countries favoring the rioters in Egypt: MARXISTS & LEFTISTS RALLY to Overthrow Tunisian, Egyptian & American Regimes

Just further evidence of the link between the international socialist movement and islam. Recall that Socialists of America were also behind the protests in New York City favoring construction of the 9/11 mosque.

slickwillie2001 on January 30, 2011 at 10:20 PM

so the guy that soft-shoed the Iranians to the precipice of nuclear weaponization is now going to takeover in Egypt. How perfect// is that? I mean this is like a prophecy or something. El Baradei calls dinnerjacket and says, “Hey, how about some of them missiles that I didn’t help the UN find but knew you had anyway?”….

partners.

ted c on January 30, 2011 at 10:20 PM

An outtake of an interview K-Lo has with Barry Rubin at NRO’s “The Corner”:

Lopez: If a Muslim Brotherhood government rises, what might the repercussions be regionally?

Rubin: If I believed that Egypt would become a moderate, stable, democratic state I would be quite happy. Yet there are many reasons that the possible result — and that’s a strong possibility — is that a new regime would be anti-American, either Islamist or Islamist-radical nationalist, threaten regional stability, stop opposing the Iran-Syria bloc, and go back to war with Israel. Those are pretty high stakes!

Lopez: Why is the Muslim street so anti-American?

Rubin: That is a long answer. Of course, some will say it is purely because of Israel but that’s nonsense. The shortest answer is this: On one hand, they have been indoctrinated by schools (where it is still taught that the United States attacked Egypt in 1967 and destroyed its air force), mosques, and media into anti-Americanism for decades. But it is not all passive, of course. As Arab nationalists, their worldview says America is the enemy, and as Islamists the same point applies. They blame the United States for the existing order — including the current regime — yet they were also anti-American when, before the mid-1970s, the government was also anti-American. The United States is an all-purpose scapegoat.

onlineanalyst on January 30, 2011 at 10:21 PM

Oops, Organizer! Orgaizer? oh well “Cousin Eddie”

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:02 PM

I remember obama telling all of his homeys to get out and vote for him and to even get cousin pookie off of the couch and take him to vote. But I don’t know where the cousin eddie reference comes from. Could you enlighten me?

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I find the date of this deployment interesting.

SHERPA UNIT TO DEPLOY TO SINAI PENINSULA
Unit’s Fourth Deployment Since 2003
January 15, 2011

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 10:22 PM

I’m concerned about the anti-government rhetoric.

mankai on January 30, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Which government?

unclesmrgol on January 30, 2011 at 10:23 PM

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 10:17 PM

And like you, I wholly distrust the weasel ElBaradei. He is the camel under the tent.

onlineanalyst on January 30, 2011 at 10:24 PM

So where was the outrage when we failed to support the protesters in Iran?
The Won is going to side with the Muslims JIHADIS every time!
Old Dog on January 30, 2011 at 9:07 PM

antisocial on January 30, 2011 at 10:26 PM

Get ammo, gun oil, and gird your loins folks.
predator on January 30, 2011 at 10:14 PM

Don’t forget gauze pads and ball bearings, everything runs on ball bearings these days.

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 10:28 PM

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:19 PM

…the Rathke brothers. After they embezzled millions from ACORN, one of them left to form International ACORN.

slickwillie2001 on January 30, 2011 at 10:28 PM

But I don’t know where the cousin eddie reference comes from. Could you enlighten me?

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:22 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I9qmpe3eHA

Cousin Eddie Endless Vacation!

We have the Cousin Eddie President and yep his sh..ter is full!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:29 PM

We have the Cousin Eddie President and yep his sh..ter is full!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:29 PM

Oh and he emptied some of it on us in the “wTF” sotu address!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:31 PM

…the Rathke brothers. After they embezzled millions from ACORN, one of them left to form International ACORN.

slickwillie2001 on January 30, 2011 at 10:28 PM

Wow, it just keeps going from bad to worse. If only the conservative right was as organized. I feel very threatened by what the future may hold.

KickandSwimMom on January 30, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Secretary Napolitano spent an hour and a half briefing them on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) counter-radicalization and anti-terrorist programs. The intensive briefings spanned two days (January 27 and 28) and were called by the DHS.
kingsjester on January 30, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Briefing a known terrorist organization on our anti-terrorist programs? In a just world that would be considered treason.
If this crap keeps up there will be war right here in our own streets. Get ammo, gun oil, and gird your loins folks.

predator on January 30, 2011 at 10:14 PM

obama shouldn’t have been able to commit this or hundreds of other felonious acts. The House should be making lots of noise as they draw up the papers for hearings on a multitude of WH offenses which should lead to impeachment.

But because the gop establishment, led by a good but very weak man, will never do their constitutionally sworn duty, then the People should rise up and peacefully and constitutionally demand obama’s removal.

What if the same amount of people showed up in D.C. demanding obama’s removal from office as showed up in D.C. for the Glenn Beck rally? What if from this day forward, the only aim of the TP and all conservatives was to beat the drum for obama’s removal, providing a coordinated, brief and cogent accounting of the most egregious of high crimes and misdemeanors that must be accounted for by this “president”? Again, peacefully and constitutionally.

The time for handwringing and sage prognostication is over.
WE the People need to actually form a peaceful and highly developed strategy and carry it out ourselves.
Our “representatives” are frozen in the face of the raw, personally destructive power obama can wield over their lives. He has abused the power of the office and gotten away with it many, many times.

For example, we all may remember the attorney who represented the bondholders who were robbed by obasoros in the GM/Chrysler takeover; who was going to sue on their behalf, but was told by the WH that his life would become unlivable if he proceeded. The attorney dropped the suit.

The bondholders were robbed by obama in the GM/Chrysler buyout and their rightful disbursement given to the unions.
This was a multi-billion dollar theft of the citizenry, in violation of 150 years of U.S. bankruptcy law, without a peep from the judiciary or the Congress.

The Left is ever and always on the move and on the offense. We the People continue playing defense and whining about how awful it all is at our own peril. We will not prevail once obama has called off the 2012 elections due to “convenient” terrorist threats and/or incidents at polling places nationwide just days before the elections. He’d have to have Nappy “postpone” the elections for the safety of the people, dontcha know. Add a dash of rioting and voila, no elections and martial law. Obama is like cancer. You fight aggressively and offensively or you die. Sometimes you die anyway. But at least you have done all you could do.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:42 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I9qmpe3eHA

Cousin Eddie Endless Vacation!

We have the Cousin Eddie President and yep his sh..ter is full!

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:29 PM

Thanks for hippin’ me, dhunter!

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:43 PM

Who lost the Middle East?

Four Eight words: ProgressiveS (both of them) Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton!

PappyD61 on January 30, 2011 at 9:17 PM

Sorry Pappy: FIFY

Vntnrse on January 30, 2011 at 10:48 PM

Thanks for hippin’ me, dhunter!

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:43 PM

(<:)

dhunter on January 30, 2011 at 10:49 PM

I can’t but think that the Obama Administration was behind this whole thing to begin with.

From earlier, pay special attention to #5.

El Baradei has
1. Acted as tool of Iran during his near 12 years as head of IAEA
2. Memri reports El-Baradei accepted $7 million from Iran to fund his opposition movement in Iran
3. Spoken out against nuclear non-proliferation
4. Named Israel as the most dangerous country in the Middle East
5. Partnered with the Muslim Brotherhood in 2009 to form an opposition political movement that had at the top of its to-do list repeal of the Constitutional Amendment disallowing religious based political parties
6. Most recently refused to answer a question on what would happen with Israel should the Muslim Brotherhood take power, but instead simply called for the state to legalize the Brotherhood.

Wolf Howling on January 30, 2011 at 12:42 PM

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 10:49 PM

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:19 PM

…the Rathke brothers. After they embezzled millions from ACORN, one of them left to form International ACORN.

slickwillie2001 on January 30, 2011 at 10:28 PM

Yes, that’s it. I can see his crazy looking face in my mind’s eye, but for the life of me I couldn’t remember the name.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:51 PM

The isolationist Libertarians are (of course) not going to blmae Islam. Even generally intelligent guys like Jason Lewis are spending all their time blaming US policy for “otherwise peaceful” Islamists.

Such naivete will eventually prove fatal.

mankai on January 30, 2011 at 10:53 PM

OT – Local news here in Michigan hinting at trouble in Dearborn Mosques. Including something found in some dude’s trunk. Do not know what yet. News at 11.

mechkiller_k on January 30, 2011 at 10:55 PM

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 10:42 PM

Well put. I saw the Hillary interview. Two things stood out almost unbelievably. They’ve already been brought up but it was the contrast to the riots in Iran that were ignored by this admisitration AND worse, how is ElBaradai and the MB anything even close to a democracy?
It doesn’t even make sense and looks like a set up.
This administration needs a little bright light and a strong, very strong fight.

ORconservative on January 30, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Leaflet drops, we’re with you, call 1-800…

Speakup on January 30, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Speakup:Lol,with an added,please send a campaign contrib
ution/Obama/2012!!!(sarc).

canopfor on January 30, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Not a job for the NRSC.

Speakup on January 30, 2011 at 10:59 PM

mechkiller_k on January 30, 2011 at 10:55 PM

The Viet Nam Vet Bradley Manning fan?

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 11:00 PM

ORconservative on January 30, 2011 at 10:56 PM

But Obama says, “We Nobel Peas Prize winners gotta stick together!”

Yes, Peas was deliberate. ;)

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Visualize whirl’d peas.

Speakup on January 30, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Americans standing up to their government: Domestic terrorists, Nazis, astroturfers…

Muslims usurping Egyptian government: Good, pure as the driven snow…

SouthernGent on January 30, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Statements from probably uneducated, obviously easily manipulated , totally un-worldly, prone to violence young Muslim men who seem to have little to do but run the streets, rant and jihad would be better left unquoted–here and everywhere. We shouldn’t give these even a moment of credence. Whether Egyptians have legitimate greivances or not–it’s becoming obvious that this situation has been and is being orchestrated. Other Mulsim countries over there need to batten down the hatches and prepare for the worst. This is more than likely a vanguard. It’s called, I think, destruction from within.

jeanie on January 30, 2011 at 11:11 PM

Excuse: It should have read:”..other moderate Mulims countries over there..”

jeanie on January 30, 2011 at 11:17 PM

ORconservative on January 30, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Of course, it’s a set up. Do you think the democracy activist names have been leaked by wikileaks was a coincidence? The fix is in. They are handing over Egypt to Islamists in the name of “democracy.”

promachus on January 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Where are our “intelligent” people like Kraut on this issue? I thought this was right up their alley.

promachus on January 30, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Well put. I saw the Hillary interview. Two things stood out almost unbelievably. They’ve already been brought up but it was the contrast to the riots in Iran that were ignored by this admisitration AND worse, how is ElBaradai and the MB anything even close to a democracy?
It doesn’t even make sense and looks like a set up.
This administration needs a little bright light and a strong, very strong fight.

ORconservative on January 30, 2011 at 10:56 PM

If our Republic was healthy and strong and not unraveling due to the blood of 50 million abortions, we would have seen Bill and Hillary to the ash heap of history, not into the WH. As for obama, he and his minions would never have been heard of as anything more than fringe liars and kooks. Instead, we have promoted this trash to the top of the heap. That they hold ultimate power in their hands is the symptom of a very sick nation. Are enough of us well and strong enough to remove them?

We must start demanding obama’s removal as per our Constitution, loudly, strongly and daily. Together as one voice, one loud, non-stop roar.

This will empower Sarah and delegitimize obama, if outright removal doesn’t happen. Public sentiment can move mountains.

The TP power must be harnessed to go on offense before it’s
too late.

I’m going to start signing off every one of my posts with three simple and necessary words for our nations survival:

Impeach obama now.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:26 PM

SouthernGent on January 30, 2011 at 11:09 PM

From 2001 to 2009 it was ok to stand up to the U.S. federal government because it was staffed mostly by Nazis and warmongering thugs. Then something happened, but I’m not sure what, and such actions became bad.

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 11:29 PM

Americans standing up to their government: Domestic terrorists, Nazis, astroturfers…

Muslims usurping Egyptian government: Good, pure as the driven snow…

SouthernGent on January 30, 2011 at 11:09 PM

THIS

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:31 PM

“‘We’re supporting ElBaradei to lead the path to change,’ Mr. Beltagui said as he joined Mr. ElBaradei in Liberation Square. ‘The Brotherhood realizes the sensitivities, especially in the West, towards the Islamists, and we’re not keen to be at the forefront.’…


Egypt
…Lebanon
……Iran
………Sadr gets hero’s welcome in Iraq with Iran now taking the lead there.
………….Yemen
…………….Afghanistan/Pakistan on the brink of radical Islamic control
……………….Somalia
…………………..radicalized Islam gaining power from Britain to France
…the Saudi’s financing and support of terrorism still may not keep it’s oil emperor’s in power

The modern day Caliphate is full steam ahead while the West stands flat-footed trying to figure out the right “Political move” to make.

Baxter Greene on January 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM

I find the date of this deployment interesting.

SHERPA UNIT TO DEPLOY TO SINAI PENINSULA
Unit’s Fourth Deployment Since 2003
January 15, 2011

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 10:22 PM

Wow. That’s interesting, in a coincidentally interesting kind of way, an anticipation based on foreknowledge perhaps?

Geochelone on January 30, 2011 at 11:40 PM

Am I the only one bothered by the lack of women involved in the Egyptian protests?
In Iran women were out in droves and the cost of Iranian tyranny was brought home to us by brave ‘Neda’. It was truly a ‘democratic’ uprising.
As a woman-the lack of sister-in-arms in Egypt says to me that this ‘revolution’ isn’t democratic…it’s Islamic.

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM

‘Until now, Obama didn’t talk to the Egyptian people. He didn’t support the Egyptian people.’

It takes Barack’s training wheels a long time (see Iran demonstrators/BP Oil execs) to figure out which way the political winds are blowing.

TN Mom on January 30, 2011 at 11:44 PM

We must start demanding obama’s removal as per our Constitution, loudly, strongly and daily. Together as one voice, one loud, non-stop roar.
tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:26 PM

Waste of time and energy. Better to spend it working towards the 2012 primary elections to make sure we have a candidate who will defeat him.

a capella on January 30, 2011 at 11:45 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM

That’s a mighty fine observation alt. Its not called the Muslim BROTHERHOOD for nothing.

Geochelone on January 30, 2011 at 11:46 PM

From 2001 to 2009 it was ok to stand up to the U.S. federal government because it was staffed mostly by Nazis and warmongering thugs. Then something happened, but I’m not sure what, and such actions became bad.

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 11:29 PM

lol. And This.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:48 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on January 30, 2011 at 11:42 PM

I noticed when the protests began, there were unscarfed women in the crowds, but as it continued, there were more scarfed women…although to be sure, males were prevalent.

Connie on January 30, 2011 at 11:49 PM

Americans standing up to their government: Domestic terrorists, Nazis, astroturfers…

Muslims usurping Egyptian government: Good, pure as the driven snow…

SouthernGent on January 30, 2011 at 11:09 PM

uhhh….not so fast there.
You mean “Conservative Americans” are nazi’s for standing up against their government….

…but when leftist…

MARXISTS & LEFTISTS RALLY to Overthrow Tunisian, Egyptian & American Regimes
(Video)
Posted by Jim Hoft on Sunday, January 30, 2011, 2:13 PM

http://gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com/2011/01/marxists-rally-to-overthrow-tunisian-egyptian-american-regimes-video/
…..call for the assassination of a President or the overthrow of our government…
they are called “citizens expressing their patriotic dissent”…..

Baxter Greene on January 30, 2011 at 11:50 PM

Impeach obama now.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:26 PM

I like this program. I think I’ll add that to my email’s signature.

Mirimichi on January 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

I like the quote

Obama will go down in history as the president who lost Egypt

From Haaretz.com — the most linked story on the web today.. BTW

http://conservativeblogscentral.blogspot.com/2011/01/obama-will-go-down-in-history-as.html

Nearly Nobody on January 30, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Geochelone on January 30, 2011 at 11:46 PM

There were lots of women on the streets during the Iranian and Tunsian affairs. Tunisia, I can understand, Iran not so much, although the spontaneous nature of it may have played some role. I’ve noticed several comments on other blogs confirming our own atp’s observations regarding this one.

a capella on January 30, 2011 at 11:54 PM

It makes sense for more liberated Egyptian women to keep a low profile, enraged jihadis are known to be…unpredictable in their seething hate.

I would also stay far away from any Cairo KFC’s, the chicken shacks of the middle east always seem to go up in flames eventually when there is civil unrest.

Bishop on January 30, 2011 at 11:54 PM

As deleterious as the Carter administration was to our nation it is hard to imagine any mortal surpassing that standard of incompetence. But there is nothing like the extrapolation of actualized reality to lead one to believe that Carter will go down as hapless piker compared to our malevolently intentioned President WTF.

Geochelone on January 30, 2011 at 11:55 PM

Waste of time and energy. Better to spend it working towards the 2012 primary elections to make sure we have a candidate who will defeat him.

a capella on January 30, 2011 at 11:45 PM

I’d say we’re capable of doing more than one thing at a time. It’s not an either/or propostion but a both/and, with the legitimate and constitutionally necessary overwhelming calls for impeachment resulting in distracting and weakening the obama regime at the very least and “softening up the ground” for Sarah Palin. Without doubt in my mind and in terms of watching her capabilites and studying her record, she is the only candidate who can beat him and wouldn’t throw the match, like McCain did, and any other gop candidate will.

tigerlily on January 30, 2011 at 11:55 PM

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