Quotes of the day

posted at 10:39 pm on April 30, 2012 by Allahpundit

“A serving SEAL Team member said: ‘Obama wasn’t in the field, at risk, carrying a gun. As president, at every turn he should be thanking the guys who put their lives on the line to do this. He does so in his official speeches because he speechwriters are smart.

“‘But the more he tries to take the credit for it, the more the ground operators are saying, ‘Come on, man!’ It really didn’t matter who was president. At the end of the day, they were going to go.’…

“Brandon Webb, a former SEAL who spent 13 years on active duty and served in Iraq and Afghanistan, said: ‘Bush should get partial credit for putting the system in place.’…

“‘My friends that work in Special Operations Command (SOCOM) that have been on video teleconferences with Obama on these kill or capture situations say that Obama has no issue whatsoever with making decisions and typically it’s kill. He’s hitting the kill button every time. I have a lot of respect for him for that.’”

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“The Obama campaign’s bin Laden ad, which has stirred a fierce debate, looks to some like a hit below the belt, using a questionable premise to make a political argument that Democrats can be just as tough in dealing with the nation’s enemies as Republicans…

“The Obama campaign’s grounds for doing so are one Romney quote that has nothing to do with how he would have handled the bin Laden operation, and another that appears to show Romney had a policy position that would have prevented him from approving the strike, but that crumbles under further inspection of its context…

“Edelman, a top Pentagon official during the presidency of George W. Bush, added a jab at Clinton for not catching or killing bin Laden during his presidency, despite the opportunity.

“‘Interesting choice of messenger since Clinton declined to ‘make the tough choice’ when he had the chance,’ Edelman said.”

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“While contemplating how the killing of bin Laden reflects on the president, consider the way he emphasized his own role in the hazardous mission accomplished by SEAL Team 6:

“‘I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority . . . even as I continued our broader effort. . . . Then, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community I was briefed . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . And finally last week I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . .’

“The man from whom President Obama has sought incessantly to distance himself, George W. Bush, also had occasion during his presidency to announce to the nation a triumph of intelligence: the capture of Saddam Hussein. He called that success ‘a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq.’ He attributed it to “the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the dictator’s footprints in a vast country. The operation was carried out with skill and precision by a brave fighting force. Our servicemen and women and our coalition allies have faced many dangers. . . . Their work continues, and so do the risks.’…

“He did mention himself at the end: ‘Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them.’”

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“That summer, Gillespie turned the Republican National Convention into a martial victory parade. Speaker after speaker bragged that Bush had defeated, deposed, and captured Saddam—and that Kerry couldn’t be trusted to make such tough calls. ‘We have captured or killed hundreds of al-Qaida,’ Vice President Dick Cheney crowed. ‘In Iraq, we dealt with a gathering threat and removed the regime of Saddam Hussein. … Tonight he sits in jail.” Cheney went on: ‘Time and again, Sen. Kerry has made the wrong call on national security. … America needs and America has a president we can count on to get it right.’

“Introducing Bush at the convention, New York Gov. George Pataki reminded voters of the hole in which Saddam had been found: ‘President Bush understands we can’t just wait for the next attack. We have to go after them, in their training camps, in their hiding places, in their spider holes.’ The convention’s keynoter, Sen. Zell Miller, D-Ga., used Saddam’s capture to smear Kerry: ‘As a war protester, Kerry blamed our military. As a senator, he voted to weaken our military. … President Bush is committed to providing the kind of forces it takes to root out terrorists, no matter what spider hole they may hide in.’

“McCain, the main speaker on the convention’s opening night, hailed Bush’s courage: ‘He ordered American forces to Afghanistan and took the fight to our enemies, and away from our shores, seriously injuring al-Qaida and destroying the regime that gave them safe haven. … President Bush made the difficult decision to liberate Iraq. … We need a leader with the experience to make the tough decisions and the resolve to stick with them.’ Romney, in his speech, argued that Kerry lacked this toughness: ‘I don’t believe Sen. Kerry is the leader our country needs. … He’s campaigned against the war all year, but says he’d vote yes today. I don’t want presidential leadership that comes in 57 varieties.’ And Bush, in his acceptance address, described the loneliness of making the call to take down Saddam: ‘I faced the kind of decision that comes only to the Oval Office.’”

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“It’s true that by explicitly bringing Romney into the ad, the Obama campaign veers from the subtle to the unnecessarily heavy-handed. Yes, Romney said the things Obama says he said in the ad, like ‘It’s not worth moving heaven and earth spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person.’

“Here, however, is the issue. Since at least 1968, Democrats have traditionally been more circumspect than their Republican foes in presidential politics. The lesson of the Clinton years and of Obama’s win of both the nomination and the general election in 2008 is that Democrats need to be as tough as JFK was (tough was a favorite Kennedy term). Is the bin Laden ad fair to Romney? No, not really. But politics is not for the faint of heart…

“The way to put oneself in a position to take the harder, more honorable political path is to argue for one’s virtues in a vigorous way. That’s what Obama has done, and is doing. There’ll be more punches coming.”

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“In this 2007 interview from National Public Radio’s ‘Diane Rehm Show’ then Senator Joe Biden attacked candidate Obama’s tough talk on Pakistan as ‘naïve.’”

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“‘I say any president, Jimmy Carter, anybody, any president would have, obviously, under those circumstances, done the same thing. And to now take credit for something that any president would do is indicative of take over campaign we’re under — we’re — we’re seeing…So all I can say is that this is going to be a very rough campaign,’ McCain told Fox News in an interview set to air Monday night. ‘And I’ve had the great honor of serving in the company of heroes. And, you know the thing about heroes, they don’t brag.’”


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Madrid? I thought it was Rio?

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Rio was eventually chosen to host, but Madrid was still in the competition to host after the first round while Chicago was eliminated after the first round.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:25 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:19 PM

That’d put it about nine months prior to August 1961.

Or at least that’s the date on the photocopy/computer image of a certain certificate of live birth.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Jan. 2013..
Obama is seen leaving the White House with a life size dummy of Osama…

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Obama is wearing only one white glove….

Just to add…

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Obama has no issue whatsoever with making decisions and typically it’s kill. He’s hitting the kill button every time. I have a lot of respect for him for that.’”

Why doesn’t Pontius (“My hands are clean!”) Obama want to gather intel?

onlineanalyst on April 30, 2012 at 11:20 PM

He has no place left to put them.

Gitmo is “full”.

The “black sites” are closed.

No one wants them in American cells.

Obama forced himself into a partisan dead end and has to kill his way out.

Intel included.

profitsbeard on April 30, 2012 at 11:26 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Awesome video Canopfor! Awesome!

SauerKraut537 on April 30, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Sour grapes.

Uppereastside on April 30, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Jerks like you would attack a rightie if they dared challenge a soldier who said something about Bush like that.

Now you disrespect real soldiers doing the real work. You’re a serious POS.

CW on April 30, 2012 at 11:27 PM

I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority . . . even as I continued our broader effort. . . . Then, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community I was briefed . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . And finally last week I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . .’

What is wrong with this nitwit?

onlineanalyst on April 30, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Narcissistic sociopath.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Yep little Obama arse sniffing lefties sooo quiet about his war crimes. So predictable.

CW on April 30, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Obama: The Lone Ranger

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Show us the death photos or it never happened.

Osama Bin Who?

profitsbeard on April 30, 2012 at 11:12 PM

profitsbeard:Exactly,rumoured to be deep sixed!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:16 PM

I think that approach would be a big mistake, to be honest.

Obama’s victory dance is absurd on it’s face. He is digging his own grave. Romney said nothing beforehand to criticize him on this issue, denying Obama the chance to brag. Obama bragged anyway and tried to shove it in Romney’s face and now looks like a complete tool.

If Obama has pictures and is dumb enough to bring them out after his victory dance, he will look even less classy than he does now.

If Republicans demand to see the body the electorate will see us as morbid jackass conspiracy-theorists. And quite frankly, if we really were delusional enough to think he faked the thing, then they’d be right.

But much worse, we will have given Obama the excuse he needs to show off the photos without looking classless and morbid himself.

Never ever interrupt your opponent while he is destroying himself.

RINO in Name Only on April 30, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Obama’s OctoberFest Foto Fling?

profitsbeard on April 30, 2012 at 11:20 PM

The yokel will jodel in Texan German towns, if he has a remote chance of winning there.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Show us the death photos or it never happened.

Osama Bin Who?

profitsbeard on April 30, 2012 at 11:12 PM

profitsbeard:Yup!:)
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http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/04/judge_denies_request_for_release_of_bin_laden_deat.php

canopfor on April 27, 2012 at 11:38 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:32 PM

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: I want to see a complete breakdown by Obama on TV with tears, finger pointing & screaming. Between the Romney campaign seemingly being willing to engage (unlike McCain) and things like Treacher’s #obamadogrecipes, I’m thinking I might get my wish.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:21 PM

We will get our wish when he loses in November. It will be a concession speech of epic proportions……………
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………….and then the riots start.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:28 PM

I find myself in agreement with Jesse Jackson…back in July 2008.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

We will get our wish when he loses in November. It will be a concession speech of epic proportions……………
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………….and then the riots booing start.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

I have money stashed away for that day……

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Zero being called “naïve” by Slow Joe Biden.

Man, that has gotta hurt.

viking01 on April 30, 2012 at 11:34 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:19 PM
That’d put it about nine months prior to August 1961.

Or at least that’s the date on the photocopy/computer image of a certain certificate of live birth.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:25 PM

coldwarrior:Gotcha,..ugh,I need a brain rebooty,right,Kenya/Hawaii
SNAFU!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Zero being called “naïve” by Slow Joe Biden.

viking01 on April 30, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Joe is somewhat on the level….
Somewhat…
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Did I say somewhat?

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:36 PM

………….and then the riots start.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Checkout Loser FairyKhan ‘s plan :
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/farrakhan-unleashed-obama-will-be-assassinated-by-hardcore-racists-tea-party-zealots-in-his-second-term-plus-they-have-already-found-the-muslim-to-do-it/
Watch the other hand :(

burrata on April 30, 2012 at 11:37 PM

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/ff/Bush_mission_accomplished.jpg

Dave Rywall on April 30, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Dave…!

… I see you have more lotion.

Thanks for the memories of the USS Abraham Lincoln crew hanging a banner on their way back to San Diego…

… It was THEIR mission that was accomplished, and if you would actually listen to President Bush’s speech, it was marking the end of major combat ops in Iraq, but he said we had a very long road ahead of us.

… Oh, and he gave all of the credit to the troops.

Quite the contrast from what Obowma is doing…

Seven Percent Solution on April 30, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Joe is somewhat on the level….
Somewhat…Did I say somewhat?

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:36 PM

“Stand up Chuck !”

viking01 on April 30, 2012 at 11:40 PM

conservatives are acting like typical bullies when someone finally punches back. pathetic. but deeply satisfying as well.

sesquipedalian on April 30, 2012 at 10:55 PM

sesquipedalien Quotes of the Day:

imbecile.

sesquipedalian on October 20, 2011 at 2:21 PM

you’re living in fantasy land.

sesquipedalian on April 26, 2011 at 5:26 PM

who looks pathetic now?

sesquipedalian on August 31, 2011 at 5:42 PM

you can skip the head exam, the diagnosis is ready. #ods

sesquipedalian on November 3, 2011 at 11:11 PM

trust me, the year-long heartburn you’ll feel while campaigning for romney will please me to no end.

sesquipedalian on November 3, 2011 at 11:16 PM

the anarchists don’t represent any party or movement, just like the racists at the tea party events were not representative of the movement as a whole.

i wonder though why you ever thought that the john birch society revival you’ve been putting on in the guise of the tea party would ever produce electable candidates.

sesquipedalian on November 3, 2011 at 11:24 PM

i’m glad to see you believe the “obama is toast” hype, but don’t bet your house on it just yet.

sesquipedalian on November 7, 2011 at 3:13 PM

yawn.

sesquipedalian on March 8, 2012 at 11:17 AM

clown.

sesquipedalian on February 22, 2012 at 2:20 PM

you bore me.

sesquipedalian on February 22, 2012 at 2:27 PM

why are you wasting my time?

sesquipedalian on February 22, 2012 at 1:44 PM

B+ for Effort!

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Joe is somewhat on the level….
Somewhat…
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Did I say somewhat?

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Electrongod:And lets not forget,that GaffeBiden,has assured,that,
Obama,carries a Big Stick!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

and they “already have somebody in mind that they working on.”

burrata on April 30, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Is Farrakhan making an admission?

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

There have been at least two radical-left publications named “Vorwaerts” (the German word for “Forward”). One was the daily newspaper of the Social Democratic Party of Germany whose writers included Friedrich Engels and Leon Trotsky.

Yikes!

Welcome to America, JPeterman, circa 2012.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Dick Chaney is a War Criminal

Uppereastside on April 30, 2012 at 11:02 PM

THE HAGUE — A United Nations-backed court convicted former Liberian president Charles Taylor of war crimes and crimes against humanity, the first time a head of state has been found guilty by an international tribunal since the Nazi trials at Nuremberg.

You must be so proud.

D-

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:43 PM

This whole incident should be viewed through the prism of one word:

Couth.

September 11th is the dark room in our house. It has been a long ten years of war, bloodshed, spoil, and loss. That day set into motion an era of surveillance, suspicion, and federal overreach. Outside of our revolutionary inception, and the civil war, it was the most transformative day in American history.

Since 9/11, there has been a global effort involving millions of individuals working together to prevent another event like that. There has been miles traveled, people killed, minds broken, bodies torn apart, and what does this President do?

He takes the mantle for himself. He got Bin Laden.

Forget the ten years that led up to it, he got Bin Laden.

How tasteless.

blatantblue on April 30, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Vladimir Lenin founded the publication “Vpered” (the Russian word for “forward”) in 1905. Soviet propaganda film-maker Dziga Vertov made a documentary whose title is sometimes translated as “Forward, Soviet” (though also and more literally as “Stride, Soviet”).

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2012 at 11:43 PM

And lets not forget,that GaffeBiden,has assured,that,
Obama,carries a Big Stick!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Carries it as in “carries it in his breast pocket” ,
right ?

burrata on April 30, 2012 at 11:44 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Which explains why Biden has been banned from the shower room at the White House gym.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:44 PM

What a steaming pile of spiteful partisan cherrypicking shite.

Dave Rywall on April 30, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Expert on same checks in.

So when is Men’s Night On The Mountain, Uncle Red?

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:45 PM

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/ff/Bush_mission_accomplished.jpg

Dave Rywall on April 30, 2012 at 11:04 PM

“Wikimedia”, she says. Bwahahahahaha……

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Is Farrakhan making an admission?

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

I look at it this way :
Who benefits if that happens ?
Blacks and muslims
Who loses if that happens ?
Whites and Christians
So who has the incentive to do it ?

burrata on April 30, 2012 at 11:48 PM

………….and then the riots start.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

True story.

Personally, I’m planning to stay away from public places that night — but I’ll have my rifle ready, just in case. I’m not going down without taking a good many with me.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:50 PM

Alone Again

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:52 PM

And don’t forget this one either!!
___________________________________

Lets see,oh and then there was that unofficial Mason University
Democrat Student pep rally that pitted the American Flag,against
Four more years….of Obama,at the W.H.front Gates!
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As lefties gloat over the political implications of Osama bin Laden’s demise, and the media ramp up an “Obama bounce” meme,
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Its Politics baby,like the Wh Gates Cheering GMU Liberal
Students Groups,try’n to Over-Scream the GMU Republican
Students..on OBL’s demise announcement!!
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as College Democrats and liberal students led chants in favor of reelecting President Barack Obama shouting, “Four more years!” and “Yes we can!”
(More…….)

http://dailycaller.com/2011/05/02/thousands-spontaneously-gather-in-front-of-white-house-to-celebrate-bin-laden%E2%80%99s-death/
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Well,hot d*mn,it was a 2012 Election Campaign Pep Rally
kick-off,and not a Celebration of Snuffing Out OBL!!

WH-HQ. must of text,and twitted,Hopey Mini Million Security
Forces,to mobilize,with bonus exam time off,like the Wiscon
sin Students Educational Protest Field Trips!

And flooded the WH Gates to fire up the Narration!(sarc).

canopfor on May 5, 2011 at 7:40 AM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Electrongod:And lets not forget,that GaffeBiden,has assured,that,
Obama,carries a Big Stick!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Thank God we have Sandra Fluck….

Biden…being un-plugged.

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Yikes!

Welcome to America, JPeterman, circa 2012.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Those were some of the things that I was taught in school. I’m glad someone took the time to do that research.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:54 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM
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Which explains why Biden has been banned from the shower room at the White House gym.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:44 PM

coldwarrior:Oh crap,no wonder Rahm Emanuel high-tailed it back to
Chicago!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:54 PM

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………….and then the riots start.

JPeterman on April 30, 2012 at 11:33 PM

Haven’t the OWSers (Commie symps and anarchists) set tomorrow (May 1) as their day of infamy?

onlineanalyst on April 30, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Otay peeps,I’m bugg’n out,

GoodNight Everyone!:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:55 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:55 PM

C ya

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:41 PM
Thank God we have Sandra Fluck….

Biden…being un-plugged.

Electrongod on April 30, 2012 at 11:52 PM

Electrongod:Oh gawd,a FemLibBot!:)

Night EG:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM

All of a sudden, I am having strong feelings of empathy for Kerensky, right before the perfect storm swept all semblance of civilization from Russia…

Should Obama lose in November;

Should anything at all look out of place on Election Eve or Day…

That crisis no one should let go to waste?

When was the last time Martial Law was declared across these once united States?

One bad reaction away from dictatorship.

Brought on by ignorance and fear.

We are not immune.

Not any more.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:55 PM
C ya

jaime on April 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM

jaime:———————————:)

canopfor on April 30, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Yea. Mission accomplished.

Uppereastside on April 30, 2012 at 11:19 PM

So sad…

Bush’s Job Approval after that carrier landing stayed right where it had been before. Around 70%.

Has your Puppet ever had a 70% job approval? No.

Unless you include The Mother of All Biased O’bama Fluffer Polls, namely the one done by CNN in February of 2009, which had him at a 76% Job Approval.

At the same time Gallup had him 14 points lower, and most of the other polls said likewise.

Just 6 months later, that very same CNN poll had O’bama at 56%, or 20% less than their Fake Poll from just a few months earlier.

Right after O’bama killed bin Laden with his bare hands, that very same CNN poll showed his Job Approval had jumped a huge 2 points, from 52% to 54%.

And their very next poll less than a month later had him at 48%

You must be so proud.

Incomplete.

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Haven’t the OWSers (Commie symps and anarchists) set tomorrow (May 1) as their day of infamy?

onlineanalyst on April 30, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Why yes they have — they are calling for a day of “no banking, no buying, no work, and no chores” in protest.

I guess moms across the country are going to have to take their own garbage out.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:58 PM

I noticed slugs like Upper still ignore the issue of calling Bush a war criminal and letting Obama not only slide but his celebration of an assassination. You’re a bunch of sad little lackey pukes.

CW on April 30, 2012 at 11:24 PM

No, Lowereastside has regularly called Dick “Lon” Chaney a War Criminal here.

Del Dolemonte on April 30, 2012 at 11:59 PM

We are not immune.

Not any more.

coldwarrior on April 30, 2012 at 11:56 PM

We should not let that deter us. The left have been working for a very long time to reshape this country, and they will do what they think they have to do. We can’t acquiesce. We have to stand our ground.

jaime on May 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM

I guess moms across the country are going to have to take their own garbage out.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Ya see, that’s the trouble right there. Those OWS mom’s should tell their kids if they want to go out do it on their own.

coldwarrior on May 1, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Socialists, don’t forget to unite and lean forward. Tomorrow is May day.

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2012 at 12:02 AM

Sweet Child of Mine

jaime on May 1, 2012 at 12:05 AM

True story.

Personally, I’m planning to stay away from public places that night — but I’ll have my rifle ready, just in case. I’m not going down without taking a good many with me.

Dark Star on April 30, 2012 at 11:50 PM

I was thinking about booking a flight to my home country for the night of the election to start Christmas holiday early.

JPeterman on May 1, 2012 at 12:06 AM

“He did mention himself at the end: ‘Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them.’”

Bush had his flaws and his “compassionate conservatism” killed our hold of the House and Senate.

But you always knew that he loved this country and he held our military men and women in the highest regard. He was also humble and more than willing to give credit to the people who actually did the work.

The current narcissist in chief could take a lesson or two from W.

AZfederalist on May 1, 2012 at 12:06 AM

Because I am in real life a nice guy…

Mr. President Obama…this one is for you.

Happy May Day.

[God help us all…]

coldwarrior on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Obama’s favorite video.

I have to admit, it is good.

jaime on May 1, 2012 at 12:10 AM

He’s hitting the kill button every time.

Those were for plans that cut government spending and measures that would improve the economy.

galtani on May 1, 2012 at 12:11 AM

J Peterman
I intend to stay right here and stand my ground, and don’t think any that cross my path have a chance. I personally can’t wait………hehe……:)

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Mr. President Obama…this one is for you.

Happy May Day.

coldwarrior on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Forward !!

galtani on May 1, 2012 at 12:14 AM

“A serving SEAL Team member said: ‘Obama wasn’t in the field, at risk, carrying a gun. As president, at every turn he should be thanking the guys who put their lives on the line to do this. He does so in his official speeches because he speechwriters are smart.

“‘But the more he tries to take the credit for it, the more the ground operators are saying, ‘Come on, man!’ It really didn’t matter who was president. At the end of the day, they were going to go.’…

This sums it up perfectly…..
There is such a stark contrast in how the Soldiers that actually carry out missions handle themselves with such honor and humility compared to Obama and the MSM that can’t wave their pom pom’s hard enough in their zeal to proclaim this “mission accomplished.”

How anyone with at least a 5th grade education can celebrate Obama spiking the ball over having Osama’s head blown off while losing the Afghan war is beyond comprehension.

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:17 AM

When George W. Bush announced the capture of Saddam Hussein, he got a 15 point jump in his poll approval ratings that lasted 7 weeks.

At the beginning of the Gulf War, George H. W. Bush received one of the highest boosts in the polls ever enjoyed by a President, 28 points, a boost that lasted 41 weeks. He lost re-election.

The average presidential approval rating bump is 13% for 22 weeks.

By comparison, Barack Obama got a 6 point bump that lasted about 2 weeks following the killing of Bin Laden.

And he expects a one-year anniversary to boost him to re-election?

de rigueur on May 1, 2012 at 12:18 AM

“‘My friends that work in Special Operations Command (SOCOM) that have been on video teleconferences with Obama on these kill or capture situations say that Obama has no issue whatsoever with making decisions and typically it’s kill. He’s hitting the kill button every time. I have a lot of respect for him for that.’”

…..you can blow them up with civilians from the sky or blow their heads off in their bedrooms…… just don’t pour water on their faces.

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:20 AM

I intend to stay right here and stand my ground, and don’t think any that cross my path have a chance. I personally can’t wait………hehe……:)

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:14 AM

An oak tree is a nut which stood its ground :)

Schadenfreude on May 1, 2012 at 12:20 AM

And he expects a one-year anniversary to boost him to re-election?

de rigueur on May 1, 2012 at 12:18 AM

…no..
………he’s planning on a lap dog media and ignorant voters to pull him over the finish line.

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:22 AM

I intend to stay right here and stand my ground, and don’t think any that cross my path have a chance. I personally can’t wait………hehe……:)

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:14 AM

Meh, I won’t be going anywhere until the week before Christmas. I have a feeling that King Obama is going to go out with a bang of executive orders and the Presidential silverware and china.

JPeterman on May 1, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Obama, Biden, Jarrett, Carney. Four little swans.

jaime on May 1, 2012 at 12:23 AM

And he expects a one-year anniversary to boost him to re-election?

de rigueur on May 1, 2012 at 12:18 AM

…no..
………he’s planning on a lap dog media and ignorant voters to pull him over the finish line.

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:22 AM

In 2008 O’bama set a new record with 70% of the High School Dropout Vote.

He will need the other 30% this time to even have a chance.

Del Dolemonte on May 1, 2012 at 12:26 AM

“‘I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority . . . even as I continued our broader effort. . . . Then, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community I was briefed . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . And finally last week I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . .’

…I…I…I…I…good God what a narcissistic twit.

Nations debt doubled…..deficits over a trillion dollars….highest unemployment since the depression…..more Americans on food stamps….pathetic GDP…..Jihadist gaining more power every day…..losing the Afghan war……Housing at all time lows…..Obamacare/Stimulus/cash for clunkers/green job initiatives…..selling assault weapons to Mexican drug cartels….lobbyist/K-Street making more money than ever on the Hill…..
…...Obama = It’s not me!!!
……………….It’s not me!!!
………………….It’s not me!!!!
………………………it’s not me!!!!

Killing Osama

Obama = It’s me!!!
…………………It’s me!!!!
……………………..it’s me!!!!!
…….me….me….me….me….me!!!

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:33 AM

“He did mention himself at the end: ‘Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them.’”

The difference between class and crass!

davo on May 1, 2012 at 12:33 AM

Happy 79th Willie.

RickB on May 1, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Expect Obama to start having his picture taken in swim trunks just as some as he get a fitted chest piece.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&item=300674641088&nma=true&rt=nc&si=lp%252FO9V1EVHRQbLGmVT%252BqDGiytVY%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:34 AM

In 2008 O’bama set a new record with 70% of the High School Dropout Vote.

He will need the other 30% this time to even have a chance.

Del Dolemonte on May 1, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Yea…
……….he can always hope that they are pulling a government check….that will lock up a vote for him.
Obama and the democratic party are counting on it.

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 12:35 AM

The difference between class and crass!

davo on May 1, 2012 at 12:33 AM

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Forward off the cliff and into the abyss (Reelect Barack Obama in 2012) !!

galtani on May 1, 2012 at 12:14 AM

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:40 AM

“Venceremos!” was one of the slogans used by ‘murderer and psychopath’ castro to whip up his mobs to genocidal frenzies. Means something like ‘onward’.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Shouldn’t that be “Forewarned”? Doesn’t anyone in the Obama campaign know how to spell?

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:46 AM

first the republicans say O is not running on his record and now O is running on his record and the idiots on the right get pissed

conservatives= hypocritical a-holes

DBear on May 1, 2012 at 12:47 AM

The only thing Obama can point to as a success of his and he managed to screw it up.

Messaging.

Spliff Menendez on May 1, 2012 at 12:47 AM

From Wikipedia — The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left wing newspapers and publications. For example, Vpered (Russian language for ‘Forward’) was the name of the publication that Lenin started.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:48 AM

If there is to be a party on election night, we cannot count on Zero to calm the masses, only insight them. We had better be ready………

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Means something like ‘onward’.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:43 AM

Great, that and the fact that Stalin apparently used “Forward” as his slogan.

After the Faery poster, the political officer in California leading the children in their singing praises to Obama during the 2008 election, and these kinds of slogans from the progressives, does anybody besides me get the feeling these folks think they are leading the second Bolshevik revolootion? (misspelling deliberate)

AZfederalist on May 1, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Dbear
it isn’t his record, it’s the seals record………. Of coarse you don’t understand that do you……….

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:51 AM

If Obama loses, and he probably will, you don’t want to go near “certain” neighborhoods for a while, not that doing that is ever a particularly good idea.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Yawn…….hasn’t three days of “outrage” over this been enough?

What choice did Obama have?

PappyD61 on May 1, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Obama only looks like a communist. He’s really more of a fascist, although there isn’t much difference.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:56 AM

it isn’t his record, it’s the seals record…

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Of course it isn’t his record. His records are sealed.

AZfederalist on May 1, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Obama’s favorite video.

I have to admit, it is good.

jaime on May 1, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Like it. nice beat, easy to dance to—-or get fired up to go out and eff someone up. Damn conservatives.

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2012 at 1:00 AM

“My my my my I I I I”

After the check I just wrote the IRS I was under the impression that it was OUR intelligence community and OUR military.

ellesar04 on May 1, 2012 at 1:00 AM

The Bin Ladin boost did nothing for Obama a year ago, it isn’t going to help him now. Besides, we’re fast coming up on another important Obama anniversary: the Cinco de Cuatro! ¡Que raro!

de rigueur on May 1, 2012 at 1:00 AM

I don’t want presidential leadership that comes in 57 varieties.

Awww, c’mon. One for each state!

nukemhill on May 1, 2012 at 1:01 AM

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 12:49 AM
You know what I am doing election night. ;)

I need you and DHC here pronto. lol

bazil9 on May 1, 2012 at 1:02 AM

If Obama loses, and he probably will, you don’t want to go near “certain” neighborhoods for a while, not that doing that is ever a particularly good idea.

VorDaj on May 1, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Let em burn. The rest of America will be dancing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-IXJLgRnvs

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Pappy
He had a choice of telling the ppl that the seals did a great job FOR him, instead he acts like he was with them and gave the signal to enter the building………. pretty simple if you ask me………

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 1:03 AM

conservatives= hypocritical a-holes

DBear on May 1, 2012 at 12:47 AM

That’s hilarious coming from a liberal that now celebrates blowing the head off of unarmed terrorist with Bush’s assassination teams.
Good thing they didn’t pour water on his head right “Mr. give peace a chance”.

…tell us liberal…which oil rich country that poses no imminent threat to us is your hero Sgt. Barack going to wage a war against next.

…talk about hypocrites…. what the he!! are you liberals going to do with all of those “war is not the answer” and “no blood for oil” signs you use to carry around all the time????

Baxter Greene on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 AM

conservatives= hypocritical a-holes

DBear on May 1, 2012 at 12:47 AM

How’s yours, still OK?

arnold ziffel on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 AM

Bazil
I’ll be armed with a camcorder and a M4, and will use what ever I need……………;-)

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 1:06 AM

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 1:06 AM

Let me get in the gym first then..gotta look good. ;)

bazil9 on May 1, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Hello Arnold
how’s it hanging?………

angrymike on May 1, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Then mike..we will eat Fl stone crab, lobster and grilled grouper. Beers a flowing. :)

bazil9 on May 1, 2012 at 1:09 AM

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