Video: Rice skipped Netanyahu speech at the UN

posted at 12:01 pm on September 28, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

First, the US delegation decides to stick around for one of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speeches at the UN, and then the highest-ranking US diplomat at Turtle Bay takes a powder when Israel’s Prime Minister gets up to speak.  Instead, UN Ambassador Susan Rice chose to attend a luncheon in which she wasn’t even the highest-ranking American diplomat.  If I didn’t know any better, I’d say there’s a message being sent by the Obama administration, and both Greta Van Susteren and John Bolton agree:

Katie Pavlich puts this in perspective:

At a time when Iran is closer than ever to a nuclear weapon, it seems our U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. doesn’t really care about the only true democracy in the Middle East, Israel. Just like this administration doesn’t seem to care about using the word terrorism to describe the war we are in. This move by Rice came just days after President Obama blew Netanyahu off so he could go party with Jay-Z, Beyonce, the ladies from The View and David Letterman.

I must say that if I’d been told three years ago that the Obama administration’s UN delegation would attend an Ahmadinejad speech and snub Benjamin Netanyahu, I’d have scoffed at the notion.  Not even this administration could be that tone-deaf and arrogant, I’d have said.  And I’d have been wrong.

Update: There seems to be some confusion in the comments.  There were two speeches by Ahmadinejad at the UN — we attended the first and skipped the second, which is why I wrote “one of Ahmadinejad’s speeches.”


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That was a high level meeting, not Ahmi’s speech to the UN.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 12:44 PM

How do you have a high level meeting with low level terrorist scum?

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

I ask them how they can with Obama’s complete lack of respect for Israel, and they just don’t believe that anything will happen. They don’t believe that there is an actual danger. These kinds of “threats” have gone on for years and they don’t (haha) think Iran is serious. And anyway, Barry is cool.

BettyRuth on September 28, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Yeah, well Jews in 1930s Germany didn’t think anything would happen either until it was too late. And let’s be realistic here, Israelis live in a rough neigborhood. Iran wouldn’t be the only attacker should anything start up. The only thing, other than Israel’s defense forces, that have kept the animals from starting anything was the sure knowledge that the United States would stand by Israel. What we see here now is that Obama wants to see the Muslims win.

Happy Nomad on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Obama has taken off the mask, folks.

Obama is a Muslim.

portlandon on September 28, 2012 at 12:43 PM

He is an Atheist, pretending to be whatever the audience in front of him is.

He is a charlatan, with Muslim leanings.

He is Christian when he needs them.

He is Jewish when he needs their votes and contributions.

He is, falsely, of the belief that he is omnipotent and omniscient.

He, the charlatan, called Romney a “sly fox” in Ohio yesterday.

The media gives him a free pass on everything he does, or does not do.

May he and the media lose their jobs and be mocked out of town, for good, so that such hoaxes never be repeated upon the land and the world.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Obama has taken off the mask, folks.

Obama is a Muslim.

portlandon on September 28, 2012 at 12:43 PM

HotAir’s own Jazz Shaw understands enough about Islam to know that the “opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer” are the Shahada, the Muslim confession of faith, and if a person chooses to speak those words in Arabic,

POOF! You’re a Muslim!

If that’s true for “Jeff” on the TLC show, and true for Muslims world-wide, then why wouldn’t it also be true for Barack Hussein Obama?

And guess what? In 2007, Barack Hussein Obama publicly confessed the Shahada in Arabic.

He once got in trouble for making faces during Koran study classes in his elementary school, but a president is less likely to stereotype Muslims as fanatics — and more likely to be aware of their nationalism — if he once studied the Koran with them. Mr. Obama recalled the opening lines of the Arabic call to prayer, reciting them with a first-rate accent. In a remark that seemed delightfully uncalculated (it’ll give Alabama voters heart attacks), Mr. Obama described the call to prayer as “one of the prettiest sounds on Earth at sunset.”

Whether he believes it or not, he said it, and Barack Hussein Obama knows that the Muslim world views him as a Muslim because he recited the Shahada in Arabic.

Barack Hussein Obama publicly confessed the Shahada, the opening lines of the call to prayer, in Arabic. In the eyes of the Muslim world, he is a Muslim.

What he truly believes is anyone’s guess, but Obama deliberately wants Christians to think that he is a Christian, and Muslims to think that he is a Muslim. Again, I don’t know if Obama is a Muslim, or just an atheist who wants the Muslim world to believe that he is a Muslim, but one thing for certain is that he is not a Christian. I believe that a Christian would rather become a martyr than to deny Jesus Christ by confessing the Shahada. You cannot confess the Shahada in Arabic and legitimately call yourself a Christian.

Obama publicly confessed the Shahada in Arabic. The opening lines of the call to prayer IS the Shahada, the Islamic confession of faith, and in the eyes of the Muslim world, anyone who confesses those words in Arabic IS a Muslim.

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 12:49 PM

How do you have a high level meeting with low level terrorist scum?

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

1. That’s a different problem, indeed.

2. The AP reporters called it a “high level meeting” and I forgot the quotes.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 12:49 PM

“Let me see, now how can we p1$$ off our one true ally in the middle east……oh wait! I know! Lets miss his speech!!!”

/sarc

Vntnrse on September 28, 2012 at 12:50 PM

How do you have a high level meeting with low level terrorist scum?

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Keep in mind that this is the United Nations. The organization does not differentiate between despots and statesmen and certainly does not make moral judgements like terrorist scum. It is why the organization is such a sham (and why the Security Council exists). It is a left-wing organization with no moral grounding.

Happy Nomad on September 28, 2012 at 12:51 PM

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 12:38 PM

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Well, one of Adinnerjackets toadies did get the hell beat out of him on the street in New York, that ought to count for something.

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:40 PM

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What was any of them doing on the streets of New York, without a security escort?

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 12:53 PM

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Keep in mind that this is the United Nations. The organization does not differentiate between despots and statesmen and certainly does not make moral judgements like terrorist scum. It is why the organization is such a sham (and why the Security Council exists). It is a left-wing organization with no moral grounding.

Happy Nomad on September 28, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Damned shame we can’t nuke the effing place then…

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:53 PM

What was any of them doing on the streets of New York, without a security escort?

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 12:53 PM

Why, getting his punk ass beat of course….

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:54 PM

Father Muslim? Check.

Step-father Muslim? Check.

Middle name a Muslim hero? Check.

Lived for years in Muslim crap hole? Check.

Inexplicably visited Pakistan? Check.

Rumored to have had a Muslim “friend” in college? Check.

Muslim sympathies? Hmm… I dunno… maybe…

Akzed on September 28, 2012 at 12:54 PM

canopfor on September 28, 2012 at 12:40 PM

Personally I’m betting it has to do with pay checks and the fact that they are all evil and stupider than a bucket of used camel snot.

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 12:41 PM

SWalker:Yup!:)
================

On a side note,Obama has less credibility and experience,
in any form,on Foreign Policy!

H*ll for that matter,a Girl Guide is more experienced than Obama!

I would assume,Paul Ryan at least,has America close to his
heart,than say,Hopey Warrior in Chief does!!

canopfor on June 4, 2011 at 8:09 PM

canopfor on September 28, 2012 at 12:57 PM

Akzed,

Born of a Muslim father? – Check.

Lived in a Muslim nation? – Check. (And not just any Muslim nation, but the world’s most populous Muslim nation, Indonesia)

Registered in school with “Religion: Islam”? – Check.

Studied the Koran in school? – Check.

Publicly recited the Muslim confession of faith, the Shahada, in Arabic? – Check.

Has NOT publicly recited the Christian confession of faith, “Jesus is Lord and I believe in my heart that God has raised Him from the dead”? – Check.

Understands Islamic nationalism (I.E., worldwide Ummah and Sharia)? – Check.

Promoted by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakan? -Check.

As President of the United States, has publicly recited multiple passages of the Koran? – Check.

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM

In a “coded” manner, promotes Islamic Jihad? – Check.

In a “coded” manner, promotes Islamic nationalism, including bringing the U.S.A. into that as the 58th Islamic state? – Check. (“57 states, one left to go”).

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Obama has taken off the mask, folks.

Obama is a Muslim.

portlandon on September 28, 2012 at 12:43 PM

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Obama is a Communist “One Worlder”.
It is currently in the best interests of the One World Government promoters to kowtow to Muslims. Period.

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM

And more.

I’d like to know when, where, and by whom Obooba was baptized.

Akzed on September 28, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Islamist uprisings against secular regimes are to be encouraged and even abetted (Egypt, Libya), while secular uprisings against Islamist regimes (Iran) are to be nipped in the bud, along with the only socially democratic country in the region (Israel) being thrown under the bus. Welcome to the bizarro world of progressive politics everyone, one in where millions of innocents (in addition to those who have already) will soon pay the ultimate price for the insanity being unleashed upon the world today.

JFS61 on September 28, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Of course he’s Muslim. Its been obvious for years given his background and behavior. Even his very own Rev Wright had doubts of his Christan faith. But none of this is very enlightening anymore.
The problem we have is the US guaranteed stability in the Middle East since the 1973 war. Now our guarantee is called into question because of Obama’s policies of allowing radical Islamic governments to come to power while declining to endorse Israeli security interests. We are going back in time to pre-1973 when Arab countries felt free to exterminate the Israelis and now they have the means to do it.

But this is all academic because American Jews, using recent polling, don’t give much thought to Israel while planning on voting in droves for Obama. As a non-Jew I can’t get worked up for Israel when Obama is attacking my economic interests.

richardb on September 28, 2012 at 1:06 PM

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM

Really? Can we cut it out with the Obama-is-a-muslim garbage? He’s a secular humanist. Any affiliation he has had with religion in his adult life has been with an eye toward political advantage. See, e.g., Wright, Jeremiah.

His preference for the Arab world over Israel has more to do with his “citizen of the world” outlook than it does with any specific sympathy for islam.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Obama is a Communist “One Worlder”.
It is currently in the best interests of the One World Government promoters to kowtow to Muslims. Period.

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Indeed. The interests of the Utopian communists/socialist and the Muslims’ coincide – destroy the West and life as it’s known, so that all the masses are equally poor and miserable so long as the rulers live like emperors.

Hate and destroy the, by all means.

Socialism/communism and equality are just for the sheeple, never for those who promote them. They live like kings and queens. See the Obamas.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:10 PM

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

+1

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:10 PM

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM

The connections between radical progressives and Islamists grow stronger

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Obama is not a Muslim. He doesn’t want to appear to be an infidel either. He wants to be the earthly god of the world.

He is clinically NPD’d. Read the symptoms too, top/left.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Calm down, right wing rabble. She missed one inconsequential speech from a Zionist Nazi. She was there to support the ‘international’ small arms grab agreement and she’ll be there to affirm any global taxation plan. That’s all that matters, you peons.

/despair

M240H on September 28, 2012 at 1:12 PM

…they luv da joooooooz!
da joooooooz hear luv da messiah…cuz de won’t dye hear in Amerika!
That grainbrain UN Ambassador Rice wasn’t ashamed to be out in public?…Did she have a security detail at her luncheon?

KOOLAID2 on September 28, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

+1

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:10 PM

Really, I agree. Great comment.

hawkdriver on September 28, 2012 at 1:13 PM

His preference for the Arab world over Israel has more to do with his “citizen of the world” outlook than it does with any specific sympathy for islam.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Presidentin’ for th US is hard work and he’s not done a thing in his life, nothing worth the effort.

Being king of the UN world w/b perfect for him. He’d be the ultimate Utopian potentate, while Michelle, his beard, would continue to live the life of Madame de Pompadour.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:16 PM

But seriously, folks, isn’t it time we bulldoze that international crack-house into the East River and redevelop the property into something more useful, like, say, a parking lot?

M240H on September 28, 2012 at 1:16 PM

I don’t get it, what does this administration have against Jews anyway? And why do Jews keep voting for the guy? Why should folks like me give a crap about Israel after November if Obama gets re-elected and a majority if Jews vote for him again?

rollthedice on September 28, 2012 at 12:14 PM

The proggie left in the USA is in an alliance with radical islam. That’s why they are supporting the Muslim Brotherhood and that’s why they hate Jews. Israel is one of the roadblocks on the path to a new caliphate in the ME and Europe.

slickwillie2001 on September 28, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Obama recited the Shahada in Arabic. In the eyes of the Muslim world, he is a Muslim.

As I said above,

What he truly believes is anyone’s guess, but Obama deliberately wants Christians to think that he is a Christian, and Muslims to think that he is a Muslim.

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM

What he truly believes is anyone’s guess, but Obama deliberately wants Christians to think that he is a Christian, and Muslims to think that he is a Muslim.
ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Agreed on that but he’s a charlatan to all. He laughs at all religions and at all the fools in front of him, so long as they support him. To his fortune he finds myriad.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:20 PM

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 1:00 PM

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The connections between radical progressives and Islamists grow stronger
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ITguy
on September 28, 2012 at 1:12 PM

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For now . . . . . . .

. . . . . eventually the Muslims will figure out they’re just being used by a different group of “infidels”; then LOOK OUT !

listens2glenn on September 28, 2012 at 1:22 PM

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM

It’s one thing to say that he is a muslim “in the eyes of the muslim world.” It is another thing entirely to present a so-called “checklist” of reasons why you believe he is a muslim, as you did here:

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM

You’re walking it back, which is appropriate. But it would have been better if you hadn’t thrown it out in the first place. Calling Obama a muslim is simply an attempt to label him as “other.” He’s a scary boogeyman that we should not support because he is one of “them.”

It’s intellectual softball, and it undermines the real reasons we oppose him.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

The hoax of them all is that Barack Hussein Obama became president of the USA so shortly after 9/11/2001. History will never figure this out.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Obama recited the Shahada in Arabic. In the eyes of the Muslim world, he is a Muslim.

As I said above,

What he truly believes is anyone’s guess, but Obama deliberately wants Christians to think that he is a Christian, and Muslims to think that he is a Muslim.

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Yes, there is no question or doubt that he did that. There is also no question of doubt that he did it intentionally to cause the Islamic world to believe he was really a Muslim practicing Al-taqiyya to deceive the infidels in America.

the only question is as Schadenfreude points out, whether or not Obama believes himself to be a Muslim, or just a uber super smart atheist fooling all those foolish silly little religious people around the world.

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Indeed. ITguy and you are great commenters.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:25 PM

she’ll be there to affirm any global taxation plan. That’s all that matters, you peons.

/despair

M240H on September 28, 2012 at 1:12 PM

I don’t give a damn what “treaties” she endorses. What can the opulent eunuch, also known as the U.N., do to enforce it if a)the Senate doesn’t ratify it or recognize any such global tax and b) the U.S. government ignores it and fails to remunerate “it’s fair share”? Besides, I’d think we’d be paid up in advance of the next millennium, given the amount of money we’ve been sending all over the world as aid for the past 70 years or so. Screw the U.N. As someone said, bulldoze that building and replace it with something useful, like a parking lot or park bench.

totherightofthem on September 28, 2012 at 1:26 PM

the only question is as Schadenfreude points out, whether or not Obama believes himself to be a Muslim, or just a uber super smart atheist fooling all those foolish silly little religious people around the world.

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Anyone who doesn’t already know the answer to this question is not paying attention. Obama’s religious belief is so great, it could dance on the head of a pin, with room to spare.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:26 PM

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

…thus pleasing his ‘elitist’ leftist minions around the world to no end too. He is truly a charlatanic figure, all around.

He fools his own, he fools the Muslims, he fools the Jews, he fools the Christians. He fools the intoxicated media. He fools the PC nuts (I know they are the same as above”.

He only doesn’t fool us.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:27 PM

I must say that if I’d been told three years ago that the Obama administration’s UN delegation would attend an Ahmadinejad speech and snub Benjamin Netanyahu, I’d have scoffed at the notion. Not even this administration could be that tone-deaf and arrogant, I’d have said. And I’d have been wrong.

If I told you he’s a closet Muslim, you’d scoff at that as well. But what would a closet Muslim be doing differently?

And don’t tell me he killed Bib Laden. He scrubbed the mission 3 times. He had no choice but to finally go along with the plan. He’s put the Muslim Brotherhood in charge of Egypt. The look in his eyes in that White House photo with Netanyahu is pure hatred.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Anyone who doesn’t already know the answer to this question is not paying attention. Obama’s religious belief is so great, it could dance on the head of a pin, with room to spare.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:26 PM

Great one, unfortunately so many don’t know this already. It’s a travesty that this charlatan’s poll numbers are not in the 20s. It’s not a sane world, nor a smart one, unfortunately.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:29 PM

He hasn’t freed a single people, to be truly free. Democracy in Libya and Egypt, elsewhere, are jokes.

The ‘Arab Spring’ is all a hoax. I hope it will destroy him. If only the people wouldn’t be out shopping and watching Idol so much.

He likes the schools dumb and the leftists all like modern day plantations. His constituency are two main categories, the few elitists, who ‘succeed’ and live like him, and the modern day plantation dwellers, the truly stupid, kept there by him and his, jsut for votes.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Basil, do you really believe that Obama is a muslim? Does he face mecca 5 times a day? Do you think he believes that there is no god but allah, and mohammed is his messenger?

See, in reality, Obama believes that there is no god but Obama, and his teleprompter is his messenger (or should that be reversed?)

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:33 PM

“Israel? Isn’t that one of our 57 states?”
/Obama Administration

Bitter Clinger on September 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM

It can’t be. Obama already visited all 57 states. So Israel must not be one of the 57 states.

timberline on September 28, 2012 at 1:35 PM

The hoax of them all is that Barack Hussein Obama became president of the USA so shortly after 9/11/2001. History will never figure this out. Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

The attacks of 9/11 worked. The son of a Muslim/Commie father and Atheist/Commie mother, with no record of accomplishment suitable to the job, was elected in the Hope the Muslims would Change and not attack us again.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:38 PM

It can’t be. Obama already visited all 57 states. So Israel must not be one of the 57 states.

timberline on September 28, 2012 at 1:35 PM

And, he never visited Israel.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Israel is one of the roadblocks on the path to a new caliphate in the ME and Europe.

slickwillie2001 on September 28, 2012 at 1:17 PM

The Cordoba (Cliphate) Initiative includes the USA, and is, in reality, a global caliphate plan. They want the entire world to be part of the Ummah.

Israel and the USA are two of the roadblocks in their way. England used to be, but is becomming more Islamicized every day.

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:40 PM

was elected in the Hope the Muslims would Change and not attack us again.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:38 PM

…but it didn’t work. On Sept. 11, 2012, in Obama’s Arab ‘Spring’ Libya, the ambassador and 3 other emissaries died, due to Obama’s idiocy. In Cairo, on same day, the Quida black flag replaced the US one.

May Obama’s ‘Spring’ destroy his reign. It w/b the ultimate irony and Schadenfreude.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:42 PM

And, he never visited Israel.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Well, as President he hasn’t visited Israel, but as a candidate he did, and the narcissist even had signs with his logo and name in Hebrew AT THE WAILING WALL!!

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:45 PM

I would pay to see Netanyahu speak in person. Susan Rice has the opportunity to do it (plus, it’s her job) and she skips it.

What a loser.

LASue on September 28, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Basil, do you really believe that Obama is a muslim? Does he face mecca 5 times a day? Do you think he believes that there is no god but allah, and mohammed is his messenger?

See, in reality, Obama believes that there is no god but Obama, and his teleprompter is his messenger (or should that be reversed?)

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:33 PM

What would a closet Muslim be doing differently? Why would an atheist be so keen to advance Muslim ascendancy?

In The Audacity of Hope, Obama said “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” They have shifted and it’s pretty clear to me that he’s standing with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Do you think an atheist would utter the phrase “my Muslim faith”?

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

He is an Atheist, pretending to be whatever the audience in front of him is.

He is a charlatan, with Muslim leanings.

He is Christian when he needs them.

He is Jewish when he needs their votes and contributions.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 12:48 PM

I’d replace “Atheist” with “Narcissist” (in his mind HE alone is all knowing) but this is Obumbles in a nutshell.

He is one “transparent” panderer (it’s often cringeworthy).

Tim_CA on September 28, 2012 at 1:55 PM

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Anyone who doesn’t already know the answer to this question is not paying attention. Obama’s religious belief is so great, it could dance on the head of a pin, with room to spare.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:26 PM

So, in other words, all the liberals, democrats, Muslims, and a quarter of the independents think he is a seriously religious man…

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Do you think an atheist would utter the phrase “my Muslim faith”?

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

That Obama was raised (for at least a portion of his youth) as a muslim, no one will disagree. But that there are people who insist he still is a muslim is… troubling. And also counterproductive.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:58 PM

So, in other words, all the liberals, democrats, Muslims, and a quarter of the independents think he is a seriously religious man…

SWalker on September 28, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Logic fail. You’ve reversed the order here. To say that “anyone who believes Obama is a religious person is not paying attention” is not the same thing as saying that “anyone who is not paying attention believes that Obama is a religious person.”

Try to keep up.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Message to Netanyahu from Obama: “Don’t attack Iran!…we will not stand with you…and stop the ‘noise’ about this bomb nonsense. It doesn’t help my re-election”

FreeManOtis on September 28, 2012 at 2:04 PM

Really? Can we cut it out with the Obama-is-a-muslim garbage? He’s a secular humanist. Any affiliation he has had with religion in his adult life has been with an eye toward political advantage. See, e.g., Wright, Jeremiah.

His preference for the Arab world over Israel has more to do with his “citizen of the world” outlook than it does with any specific sympathy for islam.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:07 PM

100% First and foremost the only God that Obama kneels to is himself. That’s all that matters and anything he claims to be is only claimed in order to advance his agenda and will be tossed under the bus when the next better opportunity presents itself.

kim roy on September 28, 2012 at 2:11 PM

ITguy on September 28, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Indeed. Thanks for clarification.

Schadenfreude on September 28, 2012 at 2:14 PM

ITGuy, you are correct. I’m a Christian and there is nothing anyone could say or do to me that would make me agree to recite any muslim prayer. Not even the real threat of torture would make me change my mind and give in. Islam is an evil, satanic, false religion.

sherrimae on September 28, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Do you think an atheist would utter the phrase “my Muslim faith”?

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 1:50 PM

That Obama was raised (for at least a portion of his youth) as a muslim, no one will disagree. But that there are people who insist he still is a muslim is… troubling. And also counterproductive.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:58 PM

And longing for someone who’s been dead for 147 years is what? Obama claims to be something he’s not. So since I have to guess, I guess he’s what his actions tell us he is.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 2:43 PM

ITGuy, you are correct. I’m a Christian and there is nothing anyone could say or do to me that would make me agree to recite any muslim prayer. Not even the real threat of torture would make me change my mind and give in. Islam is an evil, satanic, false religion.

sherrimae on September 28, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Sherrimae, that’s all well and good, but I assume you weren’t raised in a muslim household by a muslim father or stepfather. This was the religious culture Obama grew up with. That he has recited a muslim call to prayer (and his calling it one of the most beautiful things he has ever heard) does not mean he believes it now. Obama believes in himself. Not much more.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Add this to the growing list of reasons to vote Obama out of office

Susan Rice and John F. Kerry are being mentioned more frequently as the next Secretary of State if Obama is elected to a second term.

Other than VP Joe Biden, I can’t imagine any two people who would do a worse job as Secretary of State.

Things have gotten so bad even Democrats are demanding further answers. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who is perpetually auditioning for secretary of state (and would relish knocking Susan Rice out of the running) and other Senate Democrats are joining with Republicans to demand further briefings.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/obama-gets-no-help-on-his-libya-debacle/2012/09/27/de3bd51e-08fb-11e2-a10c-fa5a255a9258_blog.html

Elections have consequences! Vote very carefully in November.

And make sure your friends and family are informed and ready to vote properly.

wren on September 28, 2012 at 2:58 PM

The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.

Words of a secular humanist or a closet Muslim?

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM

And longing for someone who’s been dead for 147 years is what? Obama claims to be something he’s not. So since I have to guess, I guess he’s what his actions tell us he is.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 2:43 PM

You presume too much. But thanks for taking a personal shot there. My screen name refers to both to the fact that I think Lincoln was a wonderful present AND to the fact that I am a graduate of the University of Nebraska.

You can go ahead and “guess” that Obama is a muslim, but if he’s a muslim, he’s a non-practicing, non-believing muslim.

The line of thinking that muslims would accept his recitation of the call to prayer as a statement of his faith ignores the fact that those same muslims would consider him an infidel for publicly claiming his Christian faith.

For the rest of us, we know he’s neither, really. He’s just a secular humanist with a god complex.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Words of a secular humanist or a closet Muslim?

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Have you even bothered to read or listen to his remarks there? His quote there was PRECISELY the statement of a secular humanist. He goes on to talk about tolerance toward all religions.

You see, as a man of no faith, Obama cannot understand or sympathize with people who feel territorial about their religious beliefs. For him, religious intolerance is especially stupid, because it’s a fight over made up things.

Combined that with his liberal panty-waist don’t-offend-anyone mindset, and religious intolerance is the worst kind of offensive speech.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Are there Jews anywhere still voting for Obama? (OK, never mind. But I’m with Mark Levin. It’s totally inexplicable.)

Portia46 on September 28, 2012 at 3:17 PM

You presume too much. But thanks for taking a personal shot there. My screen name refers to both to the fact that I think Lincoln was a wonderful present AND to the fact that I am a graduate of the University of Nebraska.

You can go ahead and “guess” that Obama is a muslim, but if he’s a muslim, he’s a non-practicing, non-believing muslim.

The line of thinking that muslims would accept his recitation of the call to prayer as a statement of his faith ignores the fact that those same muslims would consider him an infidel for publicly claiming his Christian faith.

For the rest of us, we know he’s neither, really. He’s just a secular humanist with a god complex.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 3:04
PM

Taqiyya.

1. Bowed so deeply to the person he refers to as the Supreme Leader that he nearly fell over.
2. Stood silent as the Iranian people rebelled against their Islamic theocracy.
3. Paved the way for the Muslim Brotherhood to take over the government of Egypt.
4. Prefers Islamic blasphemy laws to The First Amendment.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Was Rice there for Mahmoud Abbbas, who spoke just before Netanyahu? That’s one thing I want to know.

J.E. Dyer on September 28, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Video: Rice skipped Netanyahu Ahmadinejad speech at the UN

Headline from a more sane universe.

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 28, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Have you even bothered to read or listen to his remarks there? His quote there was PRECISELY the statement of a secular humanist. He goes on to talk about tolerance toward all religions.

I missed it when your secular humanist spoke out against the persecution of the Coptic Christians and the Piss Christ blasphemy.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Yeah, well Jews in 1930s Germany didn’t think anything would happen either until it was too late. And let’s be realistic here, Israelis live in a rough neigborhood. Iran wouldn’t be the only attacker should anything start up. The only thing, other than Israel’s defense forces, that have kept the animals from starting anything was the sure knowledge that the United States would stand by Israel. What we see here now is that Obama wants to see the Muslims win.

Happy Nomad on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

You are completely correct.

Thanks to Obama Egypt and Libya would both attack Israel if Israel takes out Irans nuke plant. Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan would join at a minimum.

The time has passed to attack Iran and not have the the chance of starting a major war.

Steveangell on September 28, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Was Rice there for Mahmoud Abbbas, who spoke just before Netanyahu? That’s one thing I want to know.

J.E. Dyer on September 28, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Please post if you find out.

Tim_CA on September 28, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Are there Jews anywhere still voting for Obama? (OK, never mind. But I’m with Mark Levin. It’s totally inexplicable.)

Portia46 on September 28, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Yes. In my deep blue city, my Jewish friends are still supporting Obama despite my best efforts (over several years!) to help them see the stupidity of voting for Obama.

After multiple conversations, I have concluded that their decision is based on these factors:

1) They don’t trust/like Christians

2) They are afraid that Christians are going to take away their right to have an abortion (even though my female friends are well past child bearing age.)

3) They are heavily influenced by Jewish media like “The Forward” which I have since found out was started by Jewish Socialists, for Jewish Socialists.

4) They say they care about Israel, but they really don’t.

5) They are frighteningly uninformed/uninterested in current events/politics.

6) 2 of my friends have seriously talked about leaving the U.S. if things get too bad here, so they don’t have a long term interest in protecting America.

As mind boggling as these conversations are, I will continue to work on helping my friends to change their minds before election day.

What are you all hearing from your Jewish friends when you discuss the election?

I appreciate any suggestions you may have on how I can be more persuasive with my Jewish friends!

I am generally pretty successful in helping liberals to move a step or two to the political right. But as a non-Jew, I am completely striking out with my Jewish friends. Help!

wren on September 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM

First, your average Obama voter will either never hear about this or won’t care if they do and, second, they already got their free phone, and food stamps, and disabilty checks so why should they care about anything other than getting their gravy train conductor reelected.

natasha333 on September 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM

He is a Muslim. There is no other explanation for what he does and which tribe he props up. The Muslim Brotherhood?? What the heck.
At the very least we know he HATES the American way of life. We know this because he has done everything to destroy our country.

Rice skips the ONLY speech given by the only Democracy in the middle east? What is that?

From the white house to State, to Justice, the enemies of our country have been put in charge and it shows.

We have to get rid of this piece of excrement ASAP

Delsa on September 28, 2012 at 3:50 PM

The plan is for Israel to be attacked and defeated before the USA can formulate a response. Nuclear weapons first, then send in the cannon fodder followed by shock troops.

BHO will dither and go to the UN and never commit forces in time. He might declare Martial law in the USA and delay the elections so as to ease his passage to President for Life.

Bulletchaser on September 28, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Are there Jews anywhere still voting for Obama? (OK, never mind. But I’m with Mark Levin. It’s totally inexplicable.)

Portia46 on September 28, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Many Jews feel Israel was a mistake.

Steveangell on September 28, 2012 at 3:55 PM

First, your average Obama voter will either never hear about this or won’t care if they do and, second, they already got their free phone, and food stamps, and disabilty checks so why should they care about anything other than getting their gravy train conductor reelected.

natasha333 on September 28, 2012 at 3:49 PM

A lot of them won’t bother to vote for the O.

Many millions who will are educated, middle class and gainfully employed.

That’s what really worries me.

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 28, 2012 at 4:01 PM

I just noticed something on this film that I was unaware of. Ambassador Rice is Black!! I thought something was wrong with her! Another Black Obama pawn in a position of foreign relations! No wonder this country is now looked upon by European nations as an “Ex-great nation”. This regime is slowly being turned into a Black Regime thanks to this Chief Racist in the Oval office! We must get rid of this piece of shit in November to save our country!! Americans, WAKE UP!!!

Jersey Dan on September 28, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Many millions who will are educated, middle class and gainfully employed.

That’s what really worries me.

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 28, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Yup. That’s what scares me too!

My liberal friends have degrees from some of the best universities in the world and they are gainfully employed or retired. And they are old enough to have been taught U.S. and world history in high school.

And yet many of my friends are completely uninformed or misinformed on political issues.

We all need to be talking to as many of our friends as possible about the election to make sure they are ready to vote properly.

We cannot assume that our otherwise intelligent friends will vote rationally without some help from us.

Friends don’t let friends vote for Democrats!

wren on September 28, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Calling Obama a muslim is simply an attempt to label him as “other.”
Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 1:23 PM

He is an other. Why do you think it is wrong to point that out?

cptacek on September 28, 2012 at 4:55 PM

1. Bowed so deeply to the person he refers to as the Supreme Leader that he nearly fell over.

I see in this a political protocol failure. You apparently see something far more nefarious.

2. Stood silent as the Iranian people rebelled against their Islamic theocracy.

I agree that he should have shown at least some rhetorical support for the protestors, but beyond that, what should he have done – armed them? Sent in air support?

3. Paved the way for the Muslim Brotherhood to take over the government of Egypt.

That is probably the least honest/fair assessment of how things went down that a person could make. What, precisely, did Obama do that “paved the way for the Muslim Brotherhood?”

4. Prefers Islamic blasphemy laws to The First Amendment.

Basilsbest on September 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Please show a citation for this, other than your own paranoid theory. For every quote you can show me that kinda-sorta hints that Obama is offended by anti-muslim sentiment, I can show you three where he explicitly states his support for free speech.

Now, I must say, I really hate this conversation, as I am not normally inclined to defend Obama. I think he has been an unmitigated disaster as a president. But when I see unsubstantiated claims about his religious beliefs and his supposed affiliation with islam, it undermines the real reasons we oppose him.

Every time someone on our side calls Obama a muslim, it makes it harder to get through to the moderates and independents that he is an amateur, raised by avowed socialists, with a listless foreign policy and NO domestic fiscal policy.

Let’s keep our eye on the ball here.

Longing4Lincoln on September 28, 2012 at 5:12 PM

This is a fundamentally unserious regime.

MarkNY on September 28, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I just noticed something on this film that I was unaware of. Ambassador Rice is Black!! I thought something was wrong with her! Another Black Obama pawn in a position of foreign relations! No wonder this country is now looked upon by European nations as an “Ex-great nation”. This regime is slowly being turned into a Black Regime thanks to this Chief Racist in the Oval office! We must get rid of this piece of shit in November to save our country!! Americans, WAKE UP!!!

Jersey Dan on September 28, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Is the same thing wrong with Alan West?

More likely she is Islamic and that is the problem. That religion teaches that it is fine to lie and required if you live in a minority Muslim country. It also teaches that you can commit any other sin as long as you do something good to balance it. Truly Satanic Religion.

Steveangell on September 28, 2012 at 6:18 PM

The only thing, other than Israel’s defense forces, that have kept the animals from starting anything was the sure knowledge that the United States would stand by Israel. What we see here now is that Obama wants to see the Muslims win.

Happy Nomad on September 28, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Can you or anyone else remind me when is it that Israel needed USA armed forces to help them out?

There is a need for armaments and munitions, of course, but not any other “involvement”. And we do benefit from them lately even more than they from us: they are head and shoulders above us in satellite technology, unmanned drones and Patriot style anti-missile technology.

You also keep forgetting that if it were not for USA stopping Israel in Yom Kippur War (1973) it would have been total annihilation of both Egypt’s And Syria’s armed forces and territories, in both cases Israel’s armies were about an hour’s drive from both Damascus and Cairo, looking at both through binoculars. Only USA’s insistence to stop the advance and “negotiate” averted the marches.

riddick on September 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM

More likely she is Islamic and that is the problem. That religion teaches that it is fine to lie and required if you live in a minority Muslim country. It also teaches that you can commit any other sin as long as you do something good to balance it. Truly Satanic Religion.

Steveangell on September 28, 2012 at 6:18 PM

State Department is nothing but islamic hornet’s nest, they were moving in that direction even under Powell, but these days they are very openly islamic in many ways. Just take a look at Huma, Shillary’s personal adviser/assistant, she has been a higher up in Muslim Sisterhood for a long time now, we have them running our country these days and driving our foreign policy. And she’s just one example, there are others in that so called department.

Until we change our ways internally we won’t succeed externally.

riddick on September 28, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Thanks to Obama Egypt and Libya would both attack Israel if Israel takes out Irans nuke plant. Syria, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan would join at a minimum.

The time has passed to attack Iran and not have the the chance of starting a major war.

Steveangell on September 28, 2012 at 3:35 PM

You really think so?

Only Hizbollah will be stupid enough, or rather paid enough, to commit suicide.

riddick on September 28, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Can’t wait for this Obamanation to be shown the door. Affirmative action incompetents. An administration where race, gender, and fundamentally anti-American outlook trump grace, loyalty, knowledge and skill…Affirmative action is a cancer eating at the heart of America. Our founders rejected bloodlines for courage, skill, and merit. Obama and the left have placed diversity ahead of our founding principles to our national peril.

Nozzle on September 28, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Looks like Michelle O, Rice, and Hillary went to the same fat farm for their wide load arses.

Yep. That’s how much disdain I have for these people. Might as well call them every name in the book.

Sherman1864 on September 28, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Obama just doesn’t want Rice to hear a Jew slandering the prophet of Islam.

profitsbeard on September 28, 2012 at 10:58 PM

It seems to me the president could care less about the perception here. Ambassador Rice didn’t skip this speech without informing people she was going to do it. Barack Obama didn’t not meet with Netanyahu without making the political calculation that he could get away with it. The people calling for Ambassador Rice’s head, for her going on the Sunday shows spewing the administration line, need to rethink that too, she didn’t do that on her own and she may have been told that by her higher-ups and believed what she was saying. If that’s the case, we know people knew the truth about the raid and they sent her out to lie, the shame should be on those who told her the lies.

It’s going to be interesting to see what happens next. The poll numbers already show Romney moving up on foreign policy. If this had been a Republican administration doing the same thing the press would be relentless in their “pursuit of the truth”. We know that isn’t going to happen here, but it could get more attention than this administration is used to.

bflat879 on September 28, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Why is there such a mystery about Muslims? Their Bible says kill all that don’t support the Koran, they murder their own, they claim to be peaceful yet murder Christians and burn their churches. The Muslim nations threaten the United States and we have their representatives in their offices here in the USA and a President that’s a Muslim and claims to be a Christian. What is it going to take to do anything about their eventual take over of our Country? Washington DC is deaf and blind.

mixplix on September 29, 2012 at 8:15 AM

To HOT AIR:

OhMyGosh, look at this…

http://t.co/1u4BTboH

Obama Admin/AmbRice’s “Fact Sheet” on US-UN relations.

“Fact Sheet” as in, Makin’ Stuff Up.

Lourdes on September 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM

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