Quotes of the day

posted at 9:00 pm on April 2, 2011 by Allahpundit

“A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters in the battle outside the pivotal oil port of Brega, the rebels said Saturday…

“One rebel fighter who was wounded in the airstrike said a fellow rebel had fired into the air moments before the attack.

“‘I don’t know why,’ the rebel, Ali Abdullah Abubaker, said later from a hospital in Benghazi. ‘Maybe he was scared.’…

“’NATO takes reports of civilian casualties very seriously,’ [a] spokesman said. ‘But for us, exact details are hard to verify because we do not have reliable sources on the ground.’

“The spokesman, who, according to NATO policy, asked not to be identified, added, ‘If someone fires at one of our aircraft, they have the right to defend themselves.’”

***
“U.S. officials are becoming increasingly resigned to the possibility of a protracted stalemate in Libya, with rebels retaining control of the eastern half of the divided country but lacking the muscle to drive Moammar Gaddafi from power…

“U.S. analysts have concluded that Gaddafi will likely not step aside voluntarily, despite recent defections by top aides. Nor is he likely to be driven anytime soon from his Tripoli base, where he has surrounded himself with highly paid fighters and tribal kinsmen who remain fiercely loyal, the officials said.

“A stalemate could mean an open-ended mission for the coalition of NATO and Arab countries now enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya, increasing both the financial and political costs for the participants. But analysts are increasingly confident that Gaddafi can be largely contained within a divided Libya, unable to significantly threaten his neighbors and gradually weakening over time…

“While it is possible that Gaddafi could be assassinated or overthrown, he maintains an elaborate, multilayered personal security system that has protected him for decades. ‘By all accounts he is very paranoid, and he will fend for his own survival,’ the official said.”

***
“Only a handful of the Libyan opposition’s military leaders have been publicly identified by name and it is still unclear whether they are working together or in competition with each other, according to current and former intelligence officials.

“Military leaders include a longtime opponent of Moammar Gaddafi who spent two decades in Northern Virginia and a former general who once helped bring the Libyan leader to power…

“[G]iven the uncertainty within the Libyan opposition camp and the disparate nature of military forces, it is difficult to sort out any leadership structure. Younis and Haftar, for instance, have been on opposite sides for at least 20 years, leaving it uncertain whether they have been able to align their interests.”

***
“Two former Afghan Mujahedeen and a six-year detainee at Guantanamo Bay have stepped to the fore of this city’s military campaign, training new recruits for the front and to protect the city from infiltrators loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi.

“The presence of Islamists like these amid the opposition has raised concerns, among some fellow rebels as well as their Western allies, that the goal of some Libyan fighters in battling Col. Gadhafi is to propagate Islamist extremism…

“‘Our view is starting to change of the U.S.,’ said Mr. Hasady. ‘If we hated the Americans 100%, today it is less than 50%. They have started to redeem themselves for their past mistakes by helping us to preserve the blood of our children.’

“Mr. Hasady also offered a reconsideration of his past approach. ‘No Islamist revolution has ever succeeded. Only when the whole population was included did we succeed, and that means a more inclusive ideology.’”

***
“In the old days, simpletons like President Bush used to say, ‘You’re either with us or you’re with the terrorists.’ This time round, we’re with us and we’re with the terrorists, and you can’t say fairer than that…

“So this isn’t your father’s war. It’s a war with a U.N. resolution and French jets and a Canadian general and the good wishes of the Arab League. It’s a war with everything it needs, except a mission. And, if you don’t have a mission, it’s hard to know when it’s accomplished. Secretary Gates insists that regime change is not a goal; President Sarkozy says it is; President Obama’s position, insofar as one can pin it down, seems to be that he’s not in favor of Qaddafi remaining in power but he isn’t necessarily going to do anything to remove him therefrom. According to NBC, Qaddafi was said to be down in the dumps about his prospects until he saw Obama’s speech, after which he concluded the guy wasn’t serious about getting rid of him, and he perked up. He’s certainly not planning on going anywhere. There is an old rule of war that one should always offer an enemy an escape route. Instead, David Cameron, the British prime minister, demanded that Qaddafi be put on trial. So the Colonel is unlikely to trust any offers of exile, and has nothing to lose by staying to the bitter end and killing as many people as possible.”

***
Via Gateway Pundit.


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A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters

“Did I do that?”
–Barack H. Obama

Emperor Norton on April 2, 2011 at 9:03 PM

It’s all right. It’s all right. Obama is a Democrat and incompetence is a resume enhancement. It’s the intentions that count not the results.

NickDeringer on April 2, 2011 at 9:05 PM

We’ve got to get the job done there and that requires us to have enough troops so that we’re not just air-raiding villages and killing civilians, which is causing enormous problems there.

–Barack Obama 2007

You-Eh-Vee on April 2, 2011 at 9:06 PM

And it’s one, two, three,
What are we fighting for?
Don’t ask me, I don’t give a damn,
Next stop is Libya Man;

And it’s five, six, seven,
Open up the pearly gates,
Well there ain’t no time to wonder why,
Jihad! we’re all gonna die.

Kini on April 2, 2011 at 9:07 PM

2011 A Kabuki Odyssey

singlemalt 18 on April 2, 2011 at 9:09 PM

“Mr. Hasady also offered a reconsideration of his past approach. ‘No Islamist revolution has ever succeeded. Only when the whole population was included did we succeed, and that means a more inclusive ideology.’”

Count me out in supporting “Islamist revolutions.” Their aims are not democratic. Their ideology is inimical to Western values.

BTW Steyn is brilliant.

onlineanalyst on April 2, 2011 at 9:12 PM

…President Bush used to say, ‘You’re either with us or you’re with the terrorists.’

Defining positions. Leadership.

“Say what you like about Barack Obama, but it’s rare to find a leader so impeccably multilateralist he’s willing to participate in both sides of a war.” ~ Mark Steyn

Voting “Present.”

ReagansRight on April 2, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Also, as a side note…

I really, really think it would be a good idea for HA to put the authors name under these quotes.

You-Eh-Vee on April 2, 2011 at 9:15 PM

Whose war is it?

Graph showing contributions of each nation.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/–4CR5R54wsc/TZW1TYQKdlI/AAAAAAAA_38/R49iLjl0_BY/s1600/NewPicture1126.jpg

CWforFreedom on April 2, 2011 at 9:18 PM

killing as many people as possible.”

they make it sounds like he’s a genocidal madman. If he’d spent the past 40 years killing as many people as possible I think he would have long since finished the job by now. Some of these neo-cons are over the top.

FloatingRock on April 2, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Jim Treacher’s latest post…LOL

d1carter on April 2, 2011 at 9:21 PM

1000 people hacked to death by government forces in the Ivory Coast. Humanitarian crisis?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/ivory-coast/8423651/Ivory-Coast-aid-workers-find-1000-bodies-in-Duekoue.html

a capella on April 2, 2011 at 9:22 PM

You have to ask yourself, what fool would open a third front.

At least he hasn’t told the enemy when we were pulling out.
But then, we don’t know if the enemy of my enemy is probably not my friend either.

Kini on April 2, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Also, as a side note…

I really, really think it would be a good idea for HA to put the authors name under these quotes.

You-Eh-Vee on April 2, 2011 at 9:15 PM

I second the motion.

(Oh, You-Eh-Vee? As in, Purple Aces?)

ReagansRight on April 2, 2011 at 9:25 PM

Why is Barry Soetoro terrorizing civilians in the middle of the night? Right, John Kerry?

SouthernGent on April 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM

“It’s a freakin’ quagmire!”

Dandapani on April 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM

Heritage charts the Reagan recovery vs. the Obama recovery.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-0-fUcLeErSE/TZSrw0DE_SI/AAAAAAAA_yM/9c6FQUS6KLM/s1600/2_recoveries.jpg

CWforFreedom on April 2, 2011 at 9:29 PM

FloatingRock on April 2, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Wait, Stein wrote that? Then I retract my comment because he’s been good on the issue that I recall.

FloatingRock on April 2, 2011 at 9:29 PM

a capella -

Only a thousand?

/

Their oil production is too low to care for Obama I guess.

CWforFreedom on April 2, 2011 at 9:32 PM

ReagansRight on April 2, 2011 at 9:25 PM

Hmmm…not sure who the purple aces are. I was thinking more on the lines of this.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle

You-Eh-Vee on April 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM

“Say what you like about Barack Obama, but it’s rare to find a leader so impeccably multilateralist he’s willing to participate in both sides of a war.” ~ Mark Steyn

Voting “Present.”

ReagansRight on April 2, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Place money on all the horses and you a bound to come out a winner. Broke but a winner.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM

“A stalemate could mean an open-ended mission for the coalition of NATO”

Oh, like Clinton’s Bosnia adventure?

But analysts are increasingly confident that Gaddafi can be largely contained within a divided Libya, unable to significantly threaten his neighbors

Uh, was he ‘threatening’ them before this? Sorry, must have missed that in the international news segment.

Barry doesn’t have to worry. He’s already “exited”.

GarandFan on April 2, 2011 at 9:42 PM

OT: Charlie Sheen’s one man show debuted tonight in Detroit. Part of his act focuses on calling Sarah Palin a wh*re. Stay classy, Warlock.

SnarkVader on April 2, 2011 at 9:44 PM

On second thought:

It’s all Hillary!’s fault!

GarandFan on April 2, 2011 at 9:44 PM

Mr. Obama made poo poo on his shoes and called it black bean sauce. Don’t try this recipe, (it’s actually delicious), without wiping your shoes.

Mason on April 2, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Fire into the air with NATO planes overhead, get vaporized. Pretty much common knowledge.

OhioCoastie on April 2, 2011 at 9:47 PM

Oh well…one man’s freedom fighter is another man’s al-Queda. Who knows the difference anyway? The morons were shooting into the air!

joe btfsplk on April 2, 2011 at 9:52 PM

Hmmmm, where is the new Murtha to scream about US Solisrs murdering Libyan babies in their sleep or such?

JFKerry say anything about the horrors that US Troops are doing?

Will Harry Reid chime in on Monday that the Libyan War is “lost”?

NO BLOOD FOR OIL……..Barack!!!

PappyD61 on April 2, 2011 at 9:54 PM

Maybe “simpleton” Bush would’ve said “since there is no clear good guys here, we’re stayin’ out”. Anyone with any brains would be staying out.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on April 2, 2011 at 9:55 PM

Obama counted on Qaddafi to be passive. He counted wrong.

Christien on April 2, 2011 at 9:58 PM

“A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters in the battle outside the pivotal oil port of Brega, the rebels said Saturday…

Don’t worry. AlQ will replace them.

Heckle on April 2, 2011 at 9:59 PM

When will our military fight against Islam instead of for Islam? I want a refund.

Heckle on April 2, 2011 at 10:01 PM

Some of these neo-cons are over the top.

FloatingRock on April 2, 2011 at 9:20 PM

Over the top, but never over there.

Heckle on April 2, 2011 at 10:02 PM

If Gates wants to retain any future credibility, he should resign immediately from this farce of an administration.

Connie on April 2, 2011 at 10:03 PM

“A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters in the battle outside the pivotal oil port of Brega, the rebels said Saturday…
=======================

Accident,or the 13 Rebels were AQ Jihadys,jus sayin!!

canopfor on April 2, 2011 at 10:03 PM

Soldiers.

Tiny keys on dis stinkin iPhone.

PappyD61 on April 2, 2011 at 10:04 PM

Sweet..UnClassified,Airstrike Before/After
Damage assessment thingy!!
===========================

Get Some: Before and After Shots of Air Strikes on Libyan Targets
April 2nd, 2011
*************************
*************************

Check out this before and after image of what appears to be a Libyan weapons storage area that was hit pretty hard by allied airstrikes recently. It’s the after-effects of what might have been JDAMs nearly obliterating a bunch of Gadhafi’s weapons bunkers.

Thanks to USAFA tipster Patrick Casey who found the images on The Boresight blog.

Here’s another shot of some burning G-2 Galeb’s on the ramp at Misurata air base, you know, the same type of jet, likely flying out of this base, that was destroyed by French fighters last week.

Here’s another airfield that was apparently one of the targets hit by Air Force B-2 stealth bombers and Navy Tomahawk cruise missiles a couple of weeks ago.
(More…)

http://defensetech.org/2011/04/02/got-some-before-and-after-shots-of-air-strikes-on-libyan-targets/

Image#1

http://images.defensetech.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Ammo_Depot_OVNo_Disclaimer-.jpg
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Image#2

http://images.defensetech.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/PostStrike.jpg

canopfor on April 2, 2011 at 10:09 PM

It’s April 2nd. Aren’t we supposed to be out of Lybia now? Can’t remember where I read it, but I sure thought American forces were to be finished today.

txhsmom on April 2, 2011 at 10:12 PM

Hmmm…not sure who the purple aces are. I was thinking more on the lines of this.

Unmanned_aerial_vehicle

You-Eh-Vee on April 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM

Roger that. Purple Aces is the nickname for the the University of Evansville (Indiana) – locally refereed to as U of E or sometimes UEV. I’ve got Hoosier basketball on my mind.

ReagansRight on April 2, 2011 at 10:14 PM

Gaddafi is paranoid? Ya think?

GaltBlvnAtty on April 2, 2011 at 10:15 PM

You have to ask yourself, what fool would open a third front.

Kini on April 2, 2011 at 9:22 PM

One that ran against the 1 1/2 wars on-going in 2008.

Now he’s got 3 full-fledged ones.

Re-erection here I come!

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2011 at 10:22 PM

If you cannot define a “mission” or “objective” then all the rest of pretty much makework, guesswork and winging it and most likely to be a waste of time, energy, resources and lives.

A commander worthy of his salt would define the mission first, and everything else would follow to fulfill that mission or obtain that objective.

This is ROTC Military Science 101.

Stalemate? Probable.

You don’t win wars by trying hard to reach a stalemate.

coldwarrior on April 2, 2011 at 10:23 PM

Gaddafi, aka Lawrence of Arabia, circa 2011, has been strengthened by Obama.

Nice going, ‘smart’ one!

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2011 at 10:24 PM

You don’t win wars by trying hard to reach a stalemate.

coldwarrior on April 2, 2011 at 10:23 PM

“Winning wars is so passé” — Obama

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2011 at 10:25 PM

Barack Hussein Obama…suuuuper genius.

kingsjester on April 2, 2011 at 10:32 PM

Barack Hussein Obama…suuuuper genius.

kingsjester on April 2, 2011 at 10:32 PM

ACME approved.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 10:41 PM

I remember the Left actually screaming for Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Tenet, Rice And Gonzales be tried in an International Criminal Court for what Obowma has not only continued…

… but now has engaged in without the approval of Congress.

Where is the outrage…?

(crickets volunteering in the clean up in Japan)

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 10:50 PM

Where is the outrage…?

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 10:50 PM

It seems to come in cycles. Somehow linked to what party has their name on the Oval Office desk.
Sad.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 10:57 PM

Barack’s theme song about warfare circa 2008.

Barack’s 2012 campaign song.

profitsbeard on April 2, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Say what you like about Barack Obama, but it’s rare to find a leader so impeccably multilateralist he’s willing to participate in both sides of a war. It doesn’t exactly do much for holding it under budget, but it does ensure that for once we’ve got a sporting chance of coming out on the winning side. If a coalition plane bombing Qaddafi’s forces runs into a coalition plane bombing the rebel forces, are they allowed to open fire on each other? Or would that exceed the U.N. resolution?

Steyn, you brilliant man!

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2011 at 11:07 PM

ACME approved.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 10:41 PM

Thread Winner!!..ROFL..:)

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:07 PM

Credible people with credentials — just like the president! Lawyers, doctors, just like Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda’s No. 2. Maybe among their impeccably credentialed ranks is a credible professional eye doctor like Bashar Assad, the London ophthalmologist who made a successful mid-life career change to dictator of Syria. Hillary Rodham Clinton calls young Bashar a “reformer,” by which she means presumably that he hasn’t (yet) slaughtered as many civilians as his late dad. Assad Sr. killed some 20,000 Syrians at Hama and is said to have pumped hydrogen cyanide through the town: There wasn’t a dry eye in the house, as the ophthalmologists say. Baby Assad hasn’t done that (yet), so he’s a reformer, and we’re in favor of those, so we’re not arming his rebels.

Mr. Steyn rocks.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Thread Winner!!..ROFL..:)

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:07 PM

When I hear that the some rebels don’t have a clue on how to operate a ACME rocket and point it in the wrong direction, it feels like Saturday morning..in the 70′s.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM

It seems to come in cycles. Somehow linked to what party has their name on the Oval Office desk.
Sad.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 10:57 PM

Don’t forget the half-white guilt…

… Oh, wait!

/

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM

When I hear that the some rebels don’t have a clue on how to operate a ACME rocket and point it in the wrong direction, it feels like Saturday morning..in the 70′s.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM

The Obowma Doctrine…

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 11:19 PM

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I know what you mean..:)

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:20 PM

When I hear that the some rebels don’t have a clue on how to operate a ACME rocket and point it in the wrong direction, it feels like Saturday morning..in the 70′s.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:16 PM

The Obowma Doctrine…

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 11:19 PM

I miss watching those.
But now I can see it played out for real. Thanks Obama.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:25 PM

All jokes aside..It scares me that our brave men and women in the military have Obie as a CiC!..:(

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:29 PM

All jokes aside..It scares me that our brave men and women in the military have Obie as a CiC!..:(

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:29 PM

Amen.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:31 PM

Obama and the lefties—-Winning would be soooo unfair…

tinkerthinker on April 2, 2011 at 11:33 PM

But now I can see it played out for real. Thanks Obama.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Truly…

… Thanks Obowma!

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 11:37 PM

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:31 PM

I miss Dubyah!..:)

Dire Straits on April 2, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Truly…

… Thanks Obowma!

Seven Percent Solution on April 2, 2011 at 11:37 PM

I remember seeing this a long time ago. Now it’s banned. Didn’t know.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:48 PM

Where is “W” now that we need him? Family of US military, I pray for them and for you.

Mason on April 2, 2011 at 11:50 PM

“A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters in the battle outside the pivotal oil port of Brega, the rebels said Saturday…

Let me approach this with the same reason, thoughtfulness and civility demonstrated by the leftist over the past 8 years:

Genocide! Genocide!…No Blood for Oil!…Illegal Undeclared War! Geneva Conventions!….Geneva Conventions! War Crimes!…War Crimes!…Haliburton!

[huff...puff...froth...froth...spittle...spittle]
[i am righteous...you are a warmonger...argument over]

DeathB4Tyranny on April 3, 2011 at 12:10 AM

Our CINC is sinking.

Mojave Mark on April 3, 2011 at 12:22 AM

DeathB4Tyranny on April 3, 2011 at 12:10 AM

You left out “!!!111eleventy!1″

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on April 3, 2011 at 12:58 AM

Weren’t we supposed to be done with that back in March, or am I thinking of the NCAA tournament?

Dr. ZhivBlago on April 3, 2011 at 1:04 AM

Dr. ZhivBlago on April 3, 2011 at 1:04 AM

ROFL!!..Good post!..:)..Sad but true..:(

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:13 AM

Remember after we invaded Iraq the media went on and on about how they should have done more fact checking?

Yeah, I guess they didn’t learn their lesson… they’re practically cheering O’Barry on.

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:28 AM

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:28 AM

And where is Code Pink?!?..

PS..Good to see you!..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:35 AM

And where is Code Pink?!?..

PS..Good to see you!..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:35 AM

Hmmm… Code Pink is probably too busy distributing camel pillows in Afghanistan.

I do think you’re going to see the diehard anti-war lefties break away, but I think you’re also going to see the majority of them were faking all along!

Lefties can’t help but meddle! It’s in their nature. It’s the core of the philosophy.

Great to see you too.

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:40 AM

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:28 AM

You are right..But I am having a hard time forgiving the Code Pinkos for the BS they gave the Bush Administration..They should hide in shame!..

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:45 AM

You are right..But I am having a hard time forgiving the Code Pinkos for the BS they gave the Bush Administration..They should hide in shame!..

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:45 AM

Oh, they’ll hide alright… right behind a tree on the Crawford ranch…

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:46 AM

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:46 AM

LOL!..Doesn’t Cindy Shehan own some land in Crawford TX?..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:51 AM

LOL!..Doesn’t Cindy Shehan own some land in Crawford TX?..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:51 AM

Why do I have the feeling the only thing Shehan owns is a television in a government subsidized housing unit?

Anyway, gotta get going… lots to do tomorrow :D

Later~

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:53 AM

MeatHeadinCA on April 3, 2011 at 1:53 AM

enjoyed it as always!..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 1:56 AM

errrr cause and effect ya dumb *ss.

ColdWarrior57 on April 3, 2011 at 2:12 AM

As much as I love reading Steyn, he should probably be stopped from commenting on Obama, his policies and his statements, for the same reason we don’t let heavyweight boxers get in the ring with lightweights.

It’s just not a fair fight.

Adjoran on April 3, 2011 at 3:30 AM

“‘Our view is starting to change of the U.S.,’ said Mr. Hasady. ‘If we hated the Americans 100%, today it is less than 50%. They have started to redeem themselves for their past mistakes by helping us to preserve the blood of our children.’

Bite me.

davidk on April 3, 2011 at 4:00 AM

OC the light is on!..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 5:43 AM

Wow, and I thought Jimmah was a train wreck!

tbear44 on April 3, 2011 at 5:46 AM

Quicksand… quagmire… albatros…

Take your pick…

Khun Joe on April 3, 2011 at 7:49 AM

Ah yes, but in the meantime the left wing media is touting the millions of dollars he is sucking in at his political fundraisers. If the world was ending tomorrow the dumb ass, pandering media would laud the end of personal income taxes. I hope the Republicans have some viable election strategies . . . if not we’re screwed again.

rplat on April 3, 2011 at 8:03 AM

with kinetic humanitarian aid like this, who needs enemies?

ted c on April 3, 2011 at 8:10 AM

OC the light is on!..:)

Dire Straits on April 3, 2011 at 5:43 AM

I slipped on water and wrenched my back on Friday in the cafeteria. I am on light duty and my hours have changed to 8-4:30. Have to start PT on Monday, so I have altered my schedule.

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2011 at 8:15 AM

There’s Jerry Rivers ducking gunfire at Brega.
Class Clown at his finest…

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2011 at 8:18 AM

I miss watching those.
But now I can see it played out for real. Thanks Obama.

Electrongod on April 2, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Should Sarah Palin’s 2012 campaign slogan be “Meep, meep”?

Or should she draw upon the other great American philosopher, Bugs Bunny, and go with “He don’t know me very well, do he?” or perhaps “Eh, what’s up Barry?”

Good thing we have a moratorium on violent rhetoric, otherwise I’d vote for “Of course you realize this means war.”

turfmann on April 3, 2011 at 8:20 AM

Sounds like this is Carter’s disastrous hostage rescue mission in Iran in slow motion.

eaglewingz08 on April 3, 2011 at 8:32 AM

***
“In the old days, simpletons like President Bush used to say, ‘You’re either with us or you’re with the terrorists.’ This time round, we’re with us and we’re with the terrorists, and you can’t say fairer than that…

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2011 at 8:36 AM

Our CINC is sinking.

Mojave Mark on April 3, 2011 at 12:22 AM

Ja, but vat is he sinking about??

coldwarrior on April 3, 2011 at 8:44 AM

Media flushing Libya down the memory hole…
Yesturday Buffalo News puts Libyan story on A3…
Today Buffalo News puts their first Libyan story on A6…
Libya who?

mjbrooks3 on April 3, 2011 at 8:45 AM

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2011 at 8:15 AM

Ouch! I’m so sorry to hear this… get well, soon, {{{OC}}}!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on April 3, 2011 at 8:46 AM

Is it too early to call this Obama’s Viet Nam.

Kissmygrits on April 3, 2011 at 8:47 AM

As much as I love reading Steyn, he should probably be stopped from commenting on Obama, his policies and his statements, for the same reason we don’t let heavyweight boxers get in the ring with lightweights.

It’s just not a fair fight.

Adjoran on April 3, 2011 at 3:30 AM

LMAO… So true…

Keemo on April 3, 2011 at 8:50 AM

Is it too early to call this Obama’s Viet Nam.

Kissmygrits on April 3, 2011 at 8:47 AM

Not yet.

Perhaps we can call it Obama’s Little Big Horn?

You know, in the words of Custer, “A simple show of force will scare them savage redskins away. Bugler, sound attack!”

coldwarrior on April 3, 2011 at 8:51 AM

I miss President Carter…..…..at least he was just incompetent!!!

PappyD61 on April 3, 2011 at 8:51 AM

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on April 3, 2011 at 8:46 AM

Thanks darlin’
At least I can still get up and walk. That is a blessing.

OmahaConservative on April 3, 2011 at 8:54 AM

I hope the Republicans have some viable election strategies . . . if not we’re screwed again.

rplat on April 3, 2011 at 8:03 AM

We’re screwed.

davidk on April 3, 2011 at 9:01 AM

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