Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on May 24, 2012 by Allahpundit

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday denounced as “unjust and unwarranted” the treatment of a Pakistani doctor who was jailed for 33 years for helping in the hunt for Osama bin Laden…

The chief US diplomat said Afridi’s role “was instrumental in taking down one of the world’s most wanted murderers. That was clearly in Pakistan’s interest, as well as ours and the rest of the world’s.”…

Her remarks were stronger than those given Wednesday by State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland who said Pakistan had “no basis for Dr. Afridi to be held.”

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Two Senate committees today took the first legislative steps to cut aid to Pakistan after that country’s conviction of Dr. Shakil Afridi, who aided American intelligence in its mission to kill Osama bin Laden…

The Senate Appropriations Committee cut Pakistan’s assistance by the symbolic amount of $33 million – $1 million for each year Afridi’s sentence

The committee approved the amendment, offered by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., by a unanimous 30-0 vote. The funds would continue to be withheld until Afridi gets released from prison and cleared of all charges relating to his assistance in locating bin Laden.

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“He was not and is not a spy for our country. This was not a crime against Pakistan. It was an effort and locate and help bring to justice the world’s No. 1 terrorist,” [Feinstein] said. “This conviction says to be that al Qaeda is viewed by the court to be Pakistan … I don’t know which side of the war Pakistan is on.”…

“It is Alice in Wonderland, at best, but it is outrageous in itself. If this is cooperation, I would hate like heck to see opposition,” Leahy said…

“Pakistan is a schizophrenic at best ally,” Graham said as he introduced the amendment to cut funding over the Afridi situation. “They are helping the Haqqani network … which is basically a mob trying to take over parts of Afghanistan. And the ISI constantly provides assistance in Quetta on the Pakistani side of the border.”

“The situation with the doctor is a classic example of not understanding the world the way it is,” Graham said. “We need Pakistan, but we don’t need a Pakistan that cannot see the justice in bringing bin Laden to an end.”

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Former U.S. intelligence officers accused the Obama administration of dropping the ball on the case of the Pakistani doctor sentenced to 33 years in prison for helping find Usama bin Laden — with one openly challenging the State Department’s claim that it pressed his case “regularly” with Islamabad…

Peter Brookes, a former analyst and adviser with several intelligence agencies who is now a senior fellow with the Heritage Foundation, told Fox News on Thursday that the U.S. should have had a plan to get him out of Pakistan immediately following the raid…

“From what I’m hearing, we did pretty much nothing,” [former military intelligence officer Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer] said. “We did nothing diplomatically at all, didn’t raise a finger. … From what my sources tell me, we did nothing to try and help this guy.”

He and Brookes expressed concern that Afridi’s plight could make it more difficult to convince foreign sources to work with U.S. intelligence on counterterror missions in the future.

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Pakistan’s clear message to the U.S.: don’t violate our sovereignty. Its message to its own citizens: don’t even think about cooperating with the CIA. To ensure that Afridi would be found guilty and sentenced harshly, Islamabad arranged to have him tried in a government court presided over by a tribal political agent in consultation with a council of elders under the 19th-century Frontier Crimes Regulations that were drawn up by the British colonial power at the time. Under the FCR, the court is not subject to the Pakistani constitution, and its sentences are usually harsher than those handed down by the mainstream Pakistani court system. Nor can the sentences of tribal courts be appealed in normal Pakistani courts. Once sentenced, Afridi was transferred immediately out of the Khyber tribal agency and thrown into the Central Prison in Peshawar.

The government insists it will ensure his safety. But many Pakistanis are not so sure. In the court of public opinion, he is seen as a traitor. Not surprisingly, the Pakistani Taliban praised the sentence. “In my heart I wanted to kiss feet of the political agent for punishing Shakil with a lifelong prison term,” Janfida Wazir, a Pakistani Taliban commander from the South Waziristan tribal agency, tells The Daily Beast. “Our mujahideen, Sheik Osama’s family, and I are very happy with the great judgment of the political agent.”

Wazir also says militants are determined to kidnap or kill Afridi if they get the chance. “Shakil is a dead man already,” he says. “The government can’t build a separate jail for him.” Afghans and Pakistanis who are cooperating with the U.S. eventually will meet Afridi’s fate and be abandoned by the U.S., adds Wazir. “What happened to Afridi is a good lesson for those puppets of the U.S. in Afghanistan and Pakistan,” he says. “They will be thrown away like rubbish after the U.S. has achieved its goals.”

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Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA collect data that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, was convicted of high treason today and sentenced to 33 years in prison. Given the severity of the sentence, it’s worth considering a few of the people who the Pakistani justice system has not seen fit to put behind bars:

Hafiz Saeed

The head of a banned charity widely believed to be a front for the international terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba is wanted by both India and the United States for his alleged role in orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The Lahore High Court dropped all charges against Saeed in 2009. Last month, the U.S. offered a $10 million reward for information leading to Saeed’s arrest, which raised some eyebrows since he’s not in hiding. Saeed held a press conference inviting U.S. authorities to come and get him.

Abdul Qadeer Khan

Despite having admitted to selling nuclear secrets to North Korea, Iran, and Libya, A.Q. Khan was freed from house arrest in 2009. The father of Pakistan’s nuclear program has been officially pardoned and is now immune from further prosecution.

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First!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM

They may need more money….

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 PM

First!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM

:)

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Heh. Allah finally puts up a portrait of himself.

Lanceman on May 24, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Once Obama saw that BL was dead, he was done with those involved in the takedown. The good doctor, and the Seals. Time for him to spike the football for the next 18 months. Cuz it was all him, you know…

beatcanvas on May 24, 2012 at 10:44 PM

The chief US diplomat said Afridi’s role “was instrumental in taking down one of the world’s most wanted murderers. That was clearly in Pakistan’s interest, as well as ours and the rest of the world’s.”…

And you did absolutely nothing to protect him.

$33 million? Chump change.

Cut them off permanently.

JPeterman on May 24, 2012 at 10:46 PM

From what I’m hearing, we did pretty much nothing,” [former military intelligence officer Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer] said. “We did nothing diplomatically at all, didn’t raise a finger. … From what my sources tell me, we did nothing to try and help this guy.”

He and Brookes expressed concern that Afridi’s plight could make it more difficult to convince foreign sources to work with U.S. intelligence on counterterror missions in the future

…yep…the world loves us more because of the Jug Eared Nobel Peace Prize winner!

KOOLAID2 on May 24, 2012 at 10:47 PM

There is a clear precedent for offering guys like this asylum in the US and it should’ve been exercised here. We could’ve snuck that dude outta Pakistan no problem. Why didn’t we? The lawyer that helped us find PFC Jessica Lynch is now working as a lobbyist and consultant in DC and has written a book, but this guy, THIS GUY, is left out there flappin’ in the breeze coolin’ his heels in federal Paki-pound-him-in-the-ass prison???

shameful.

ted c on May 24, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Oops………

US Senate committee cuts aid to Pakistan, after conviction of doctor who helped US track down Osama bin Laden

– @APStory
Submitted 8 hours ago from http://www.google.com

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 10:47 PM

********* Puck EE Stan BlowBack **************************

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 10:48 PM

…yep…the world loves us more because of the Jug Eared Nobel Peace Prize winner!

KOOLAID2 on May 24, 2012 at 10:47 PM

The Nobel isn’t large enough to share it with a doctor…
Seal….
Our military……
Americans….

Well..
You get the point…

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Take their nukes, give the green light to India to “take care” of Pakistan.

Convert them back to Hinduism while they’re at it, obviously islam isn’t working for these people.

Or any people.

Rebar on May 24, 2012 at 10:50 PM

$3 billion a year, well spent.

/neoclown

JohnGalt23 on May 24, 2012 at 10:50 PM

“From what I’m hearing, we did pretty much nothing,”

That’s not entirely true…

… Between Biden, Hillary, and Obowma, et al., a majority of secret operations, intelligence, tactics, and personnel have been compromised all because the Democrats needed a political win for Obowma.

Priorities people, priorities…

*vomit*

Seven Percent Solution on May 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

$3 billion a year, well spent.

/neoclown

JohnGalt23 on May 24, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Pfthbtbt! Peanuts.

Lanceman on May 24, 2012 at 10:52 PM

What is the worth of a man who helped determine the location of Osama bin laden when there is a Hollywood movie to be made pre-election about it.

Bye, guy.

Marcus on May 24, 2012 at 10:53 PM

BILLIONS lost in these two hellholes (Affie and Pakkie).

Thousands of young American heros maimed, mutilated, dead and buried all for what exactly?

Oh yes, for politically correct politicians (of both parties) to fight a “nice war”.

Beautiful, more please.

God help us survive the fools that lead us.

PappyD61 on May 24, 2012 at 10:54 PM

The Nobel isn’t large enough to share it with a doctor…
Seal….
Our military……
Americans….

Well..
You get the point…

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Are you kidding? Oprah gave them away on her last “My favorite things” show. Look under your seats people!

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 10:54 PM

From the Daily Beast article:

Three weeks after the raid, the Pakistani military’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency arrested Afridi in a smugglers’ bazaar on the border between Peshawar city and the Khyber agency. (One big unanswered question: why he didn’t leave the country as soon as bin Laden was killed, and why didn’t the CIA spirit him out of Pakistan?) Within hours, his Pakistani-born wife—an American citizen—and their three children vanished from their house in Peshawar. Their whereabouts are unknown.

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Maybe they saw the handwriting on the wall and are still alive, in hiding… the actions of the “Smart Power Folks of the Obama Administration” are so inept as to be dangerous to everybody.

ExpressoBold on May 24, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Good for you, President Gutsy Call and Secretary Reset Button. You blew it yet again.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Are you kidding? Oprah gave them away on her last “My favorite things” show. Look under your seats people!

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 10:54 PM

I didn’t know that…..

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 10:56 PM

$3 billion a year, well spent.

/neoclown

JohnGalt23 on May 24, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Hmm. No attacks on domestic soil? Check.
No establishment of the caliphate requiring all-out world war? Check.

Seems like a pretty good deal to me.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 10:57 PM

No establishment of the caliphate requiring all-out world war? Check.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Seriously?

When they can park a bicycle straight, you let me know. Until then, I think there are bigger worries than global Muslim conquest.

JohnGalt23 on May 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM

First!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Me too. :)

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 10:59 PM

We don’t need Pakistan – only the land.

OldEnglish on May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

The Senate Appropriations Committee cut Pakistan’s assistance by the symbolic amount of $33 million – $1 million for each year Afridi’s sentence…

Should have made it $330 million. Then somebody might have noticed.

ElectricPhase on May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Another cankle fail?

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Are you kidding? Oprah gave them away on her last “My favorite things” show. Look under your seats people!

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Hi Laura!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Hey AGiT!

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Should have made it $330 million. Then somebody might have noticed.

ElectricPhase on May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

No kidding.

JPeterman on May 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

Smart diplomacy …. feed’n ya sources to the lion so ya can score political points at home and look soooooooooooooooo smart.

who’d of Thunk it

roflmao

donabernathy on May 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Krauthammer just excoriated Obama on O’Reilly for burning two agents, the Pakistani doctor and the Yemen double agent, so he could crow about his achievements. I’d throw Osama’s death in with that, we should have sat on that so as to make maximum use of the intel we got, instead Obama couldn’t wait one minute to get on the air and yell “I got him!”

Rancher on May 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

$33 million cut…our government is completely off the rails.

d1carter on May 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM

AGiT – What have you been up to, Girlfriend?

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM

The Senate Appropriations Committee cut Pakistan’s assistance by the symbolic amount of $33 million – $1 million for each year Afridi’s sentence…

Ron Paul is right, no more foreign aid, most especially to Pakistan.

FloatingRock on May 24, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Who told the Pakis the Doctor was helping the CIA? No one seems to mention that.

BL@KBIRD on May 24, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Rancher on May 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Yeah, that was lip smackin’ good. Poor BOR, always hoping for another POTUS interview, tried to give a feeble rebuttal,….. but CK just rolled right on over him.

a capella on May 24, 2012 at 11:10 PM

As long as you tell yourself that Pakistan is a semi reliable Allie, you’ll do nothing but lose ground to Islam. Maybe it is your fate.

BL@KBIRD on May 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

When they can park a bicycle straight, you let me know.

JohnGalt23 on May 24, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Nice ad hominem attack when you’ve been refuted. Seems to me we spent a lot more than that to prevent the spread of communism against the Soviet Union constellation. What you Paultards cannot fathom is that maybe we learned a lesson in WWII not to let these things spread.

But I bet I know where I can park said bicycle.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

I don’t know which side of the war Pakistan is on.”…

I don’t know which side of the war Obama is on ?

burrata on May 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

AGiT – What have you been up to, Girlfriend?

Laura in Maryland on May 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Same-old-same-old. We really miss you over there. Hope to see you back soon!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

On the bright side…
Chen Guangcheng is free in America…

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM

“Pakistan is a schizophrenic at best ally,” Graham said as he introduced the amendment to cut funding over the Afridi situation.

This. If the USA still had a shred of sanity we would have stopped the aid long ago.

RedCrow on May 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Progressive Foreign Policy Failure!!

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday denounced as “unjust and unwarranted” the treatment of a Pakistani doctor who was jailed for 33 years for helping in the hunt for Osama bin Laden…

Okay, you’re in the clear, Hill. You did what you could. Now sweep it under the rug and move on to the next meaningless order of business.

minnesoter on May 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Who told the Pakis the Doctor was helping the CIA? No one seems to mention that.

BL@KBIRD on May 24, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Who told the taaallhebaaaan the location of SEAL Team 6 , resulting in their deaths ?

burrata on May 24, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Betrayal..this administration has a lot of things coming their way and it isn’t going to be good..you reap what you sow and they’ve sown some terrible things

sadsushi on May 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Another cankle fail?

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

SparkPlug:Lol:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

New Odumbo campaign slogan:
“The Big O — Transparent when it gets folks killed”

RedCrow on May 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I am really ashamed that our government could let this happen.

Here is a guy who risked his life for the US. And nobody in our state department even thought of the idea that we have to get this doctor out of Pakistan asap.

Instead of our idiot in chief bragging about Osama everyday. It would have been useful if he would have spent 10 minutes pressuring the state department to get this poor guy out of there

What massage does this send for all other arabs (or others for that matter) that are willing to give us some intel. That we will abandon you once we have the target?

What a shame

OrthodoxJew on May 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Can’t Wait for another 4 more Years of,

FU BO The Clown,

er,

BO FU The Clown….NOT!!

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

First!

AsianGirlInTights on May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Aren’t you a sock puppet guy?

OmahaConservative on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 PM

This is what you get when you entrust narcissistic intellectuals with power.
To them, everyone else is just an inanimate chess piece to be artfully moved around the board to help them show the rest of the world how clever they are. When the piece is no longer useful, it’s discarded with no more feeling than one would have throwing away an olive pit after the martini is consumed.
The liberals did the same thing at the end of Vietnam, at the cost of 250,000 lives, and they’ll do the same thing at the end of this one.

Lew on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Weak. Weak. Weak.

BHO Jonestown on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 PM

The Senate Appropriations Committee cut Pakistan’s assistance by the symbolic amount of $33 million – $1 million for each year Afridi’s sentence…

I’m sure Hussein and his thugs will find a way around it …..

burrata on May 24, 2012 at 11:25 PM

See what $18,000,000,000 in foreign aid since 9/11 buys? Not much…

Welcome back AGiT!! You are missed!!

Khun Joe on May 24, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Weak. Weak. Weak.

BHO Jonestown on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 PM

More info..please..

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:27 PM

If a President Romney does not choose John Bolton for Sec State, who else could he take?

RedCrow on May 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

The GOP will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

The GOP will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Have done so many times and will continue to do so. Yet here we are. Stuck.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:33 PM

The GOP will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

They did that years ago…

OmahaConservative on May 24, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Well,I’m surprised this hasn’t hit the fan,from yesterday!!

Pakistan official: US drone strike hits mosque; 10 killed
**********************************************************

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/23/11839215-pakistan-official-us-drone-strike-hits-mosque-10-killed?lite

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Well,I’m surprised this hasn’t hit the fan,from yesterday!!

Pakistan official: US drone strike hits mosque; 10 killed
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http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/23/11839215-pakistan-official-us-drone-strike-hits-mosque-10-killed?lite

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Does it help Julia?
No?

It didn’t happen.

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Treatment of Pakistan doctor ‘unjust, unwarranted:’ Clinton
(AFP)

Too bad the State Department did get ahead of this a little faster./ Mismanagement. Perhaps its why 0 had the little chair and Hillary was feigning shock.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Not surprisingly, the Pakistani Taliban praised the sentence. “In my heart I wanted to kiss feet of the political agent for punishing Shakil with a lifelong prison term,” Janfida Wazir, a Pakistani Taliban commander from the South Waziristan tribal agency, tells The Daily Beast. “
=================================

Yuck!!!

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:38 PM

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:34 PM
————————————-
Does it help Julia?
No?

It didn’t happen.

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:36 PM

Electrongod:

Yup,and,that sounds like Elizabeth Warren talky,haha,
(sarc):)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Evenin’.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

The GOP will betray you!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Lol.
As I’m being stabbed in the back, will the assailant say, “God bless the USA”, or “God damn the USA”?

RedCrow on May 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on May 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Good evening. Long time no comment.

RedCrow on May 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Sunlen Miller

Yes, the ultimate weapon, money we borrowed from China. Does China get it back if we don’t send it to Pakistan? Say isn’t there a connection between China and Pakistan? My suspicions are up, LeakyLeahy Feinstein and McCain Grahmnesty? Screw it keep the money we’re broke. Talk about frustrating. Fail!

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

McShame attacks Breitbart and MM on Al Sharpton show…when does she go away?

d1carter on May 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Like father….
Like daughter…

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:43 PM

As soon as they realize Chen is pro life he will lose his audience .
Sad .

Lucano on May 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM

McShame attacks Breitbart and MM on Al Sharpton show…when does she go away?

d1carter on May 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Somebody was saying we need Meghan McCain to get female and young voters. I cringed.

Dr. Tesla on May 24, 2012 at 11:46 PM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday denounced as “unjust and unwarranted” the treatment of a Pakistani doctor who was jailed for 33 years for helping in the hunt for Osama bin Laden…

The chief US diplomat said Afridi’s role “was instrumental in taking down one of the world’s most wanted murderers. That was clearly in Pakistan’s interest, as well as ours and the rest of the world’s.”…

Her remarks were stronger than those given Wednesday by State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland who said Pakistan had “no basis for Dr. Afridi to be held.”

excerpt: Allahpundit

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The U.S. has the basis for going to WAR with Pakistan, for harboring a known international war criminal. They should NOT be let off the hook for this.

listens2glenn on May 24, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Josh Rogin

Compromise. I knew it, my suspicions were correct. Anything we can do together to further destabilize Pakistan I reckon. After all we are all in this together. This what, you say. Yes that too. We need Pakistan to need us needing them so we can need them to need us. Clear? Great FP right there folks.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:47 PM

Obama said nothing?

Schadenfreude on May 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Last month, the U.S. offered a $10 million reward for information leading to Saeed’s arrest, which raised some eyebrows since he’s not in hiding.

Nice way to hand a crony a check for $10M.

pedestrian on May 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM

one of barry’s great talents is to appear as one person yet be another. So being gutsy he agrees to never operate over the af-pak border from af to pak…thus limiting our capabilities. He loudly announces the brand new underwear bomb and exposes a double agent.

there is always the right hand reaching out but that troubling left hand doing something in the shadows that you can’t quite see.

r keller on May 24, 2012 at 11:49 PM

Judson Berger

Suspicions confirmed. Funny thing about managing, you have to manage. Not funny really, just true. Why didn’t we think of that ahead of time. I mean we are the smartest people to ever run this country. Into the ground. Amateurs in over their heads come to mind. What if this had happened on……………….

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:50 PM

McShame attacks Breitbart and MM on Al Sharpton show…when does she go away?

d1carter on May 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

We could have got rid of her 2 yrs ago,
but the people of AZ voted for her dad , again :(

burrata on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

I smell something..Is someone cooking Spam??..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Obama said nothing?

Schadenfreude on May 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM

No…
Obama said…

I am going to Afghan and praise me…[I]….[Won]…..

Electrongod on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Somebody was saying we need Meghan McCain to get female and young voters. I cringed.

Dr. Tesla on May 24, 2012 at 11:46 PM

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We need Meghan McCain to be our new Ambassador to Afghanistan, or maybe Pakistan.

listens2glenn on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

From the U.S. central Command web site -

Gen. Petraeus praised Pakistan’s efforts to confront violent extremists and honored the sacrifices being made every day by the Pakistan military, government and people in their fight to restore peace and stability. He was impressed by the progress Pakistan’s security forces have made throughout the country in places like South Waziristan and Swat to defeat anti-government militants who threaten Pakistan’s way of life. He reinforced the United States’ long-term commitment to Pakistan and expressed his appreciation for the leadership role Pakistan continues to provide in achieving the mutual goals of a peaceful and secure South Asia region.

VorDaj on May 24, 2012 at 11:53 PM

I smell something..Is someone cooking Spam??..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Smells like cow sh#t to me.

JPeterman on May 24, 2012 at 11:54 PM

I smell something..Is someone cooking Spam??..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

“Feed a fever, starve a troll.”

4Grace on May 24, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Ron Moreau

“Before this judgment it was possible for the government to free Shakil, but now it will be next to impossible for the U.S. to get its friend out of Pakistan.”

Too bad we didn’t just talk to them. Talking to them may have remedied all our ills with Pakistan. I mean its not like talking to the Taliban failed, right? Say aren’t there some Taliban in Pakistan? Rock meet hard place. Talk, Talk, Talk, Talk, all you do is Talk, Talk. You could do a tune with that there.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:56 PM

but that troubling left hand doing something in the shadows that you can’t quite see.

r keller on May 24, 2012 at 11:49 PM

speaking of Hussein’s left hand ,
check this out :
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/05/busted-obama-headlined-a-democrat-socialist-of-america-event-in-1996-flier/
I really hope a few trolls will punch in their time cards now ;-)

burrata on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Looks like Tesla was busy on today’s Cupp thread.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

I smell something..Is someone cooking Spam??..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Its just me coating some ammo. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

4Grace on May 24, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Hello..Missed you last night!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

Its just me coating some ammo. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

I hear you..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:58 PM

“Feed a fever, starve a troll.”

4Grace on May 24, 2012 at 11:56 PM

HAHA!

I smell something..Is someone cooking Spam??..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Its just me coating some ammo. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 11:57 PM

All I got is rem oil and Hoppes #9

tom daschle concerned on May 24, 2012 at 11:58 PM

JPeterman on May 24, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Have you moved to the ranch..?

d1carter on May 24, 2012 at 11:59 PM

I can’t wait for the day when I no longer have to see OBL or BHO’s face here on HA again, it’s almost becoming a toss- up as to which one gags me worse.

kg598301 on May 24, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Hmmmmmmmm,from the Pak ISI Forum!!

After jailing Kashmiri lobbyist Fai, US is being fussy over its CIA agent?
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Dr. Afridi on the other hand collaborated on a CIA mission,

that has been termed unlawful even by Amnesty International since it violated Pakistani airspace and despite having the chance to capture OBL alive they shot him. Causing actual violence, several deaths, explosions, mobilization of SSG, Pak Air force, and US Navy seals lied to Pakistan ATCs and Dr. Afridi also lied to various residents of Abottabad that he is giving them vaccines on behalf of the government whereas he was giving them god knows what and to top it all off when he knew where OBL was, he didn’t tell Pak authorities he told CIA.

http://www.defence.pk/forums/world-affairs/182063-after-jailing-kashmiri-lobbyist-fai-us-being-fussy-over-its-cia-agent.html

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 11:59 PM

Its just me coating some ammo. ; )

Keep the powder dry…

Electrongod on May 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Obama said nothing?

Schadenfreude on May 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM

Never does

kenny on May 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Evenin’.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 24, 2012 at 11:40 PM

annoyinglittletwerp:Evening ALT:)

canopfor on May 25, 2012 at 12:01 AM

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