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SOTU 2016 Open

by coldwarrior ( 130 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, Open thread at January 12th, 2016 - 5:50 pm

The unqualified racial hire who ran the company into the ground speaks to the shareholders tonight, So what is the over/under on the use of I/me/my?

 

Remember, you are not allowed to disparage or disrespect the racial hire in any way or you WILL be sent to HR for retraining!

Looking back, the numbers aren’t pretty. From 2009 through 2015, Grabien counts 140 promises that remain unfulfilled.

We should note that many of these promises are duplicated from one year to another. For example, almost every year he has pledged to pass comprehensive immigration reform, overhaul corporate taxes, reduce regulations, and close Guantanamo Bay.

Don’t have time to read all 140? Here are some of the most notable:

  • Curing cancer (promised 2009, 2010, 2015)
  • Freezing government spending for three years (2010) and five years (2011)
  • Colonizing outer space (2015)
  • Going “line by line” through the budget, eliminating needless programs (2009, 2010)
  • Inventing “material thinner than paper but stronger than steel” (2014)
  • Passing health reform that will let Americans keep their insurance (2010)
  • Converting sunlight into liquid fuel (2015)
  • Passing comprehensive immigration reform (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Closing Gitmo (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (2014)
  • Passing a law that will prevent mass shootings (2014)
  • Keeping earlier promises he’s already made (2013)

The full list is below (at the above link).

 

 

The Left is, In Fact, A Collective Moron; Update Female shooter pledged to ISIS

by coldwarrior ( 167 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Islam, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Multiculturalism, Open thread, Terrorism at December 4th, 2015 - 4:29 am

They aren’t Morons, really. They know exactly what they are doing.

 

Giuliani: Anyone Who Thinks Shooting Wasn’t Terror Is ‘a Moron’

 

The California massacre at a county complex was unquestionably “an act of terror” – and any law enforcement official who thinks otherwise is a “moron,” former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says.

In an interview on Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom,” Giuliani, who was mayor at the time of the 9/11 attack on New York City, said the only question was the motivation for the Wednesday slaying of 14 people at a health department complex in San Bernardino, Calif.
“The question here is not, is it an act of terror? We’re beyond that,” he said.

“When you’ve got two assault weapons, two handguns, you’re in body armor, you got a home that’s booby-trapped, you’ve been practicing to do this….”

Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, presumably his wife, shot up a conference room where Farook’s employer, the county health department, was hosting a holiday party on Wednesday, killing 14 people.

“Sure it may have been motivated by some argument in a party,” Giuliani said, noting officials have said Farook left the party angry before returning on a murderous rampage.

“This is pre-meditated,” Giuliani said. “If you can’t come to a conclusion at this point that this was an act of terror, you should find something else to do for a living than being in law enforcement. I mean, you’re a moron.”

“This is an act of terror without any question.”

Giuliani said the motivation is less clear, whether the slayings were part of an ISIS “plot, some other plot, homegrown jihadism or just insanity.”
But he noted Farook’s behavior, including traveling to Saudi Arabia to bring home a bride, is “encouraged by the Islamic State.”

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Rudy gives us the definition, the Dems provides the proof:

 

(CNSNews.com) – In a statement made from the Oval Office this morning, President Barack Obama told the nation that it “is possible” that the mass murder in San Bernardino on Wednesday was “terrorist-related” but that it also could have been “workplace-related.”

Later in his statement, he suggested it might have been a mix of both.

“We don’t know at this point the extent of their plans,” Obama said of the killers. “We do not know their motivations.”

“It is possible that this was terrorist-related, but we don’t know,” Obama said. “It’s also possible that this was workplace-related.”

…My Muslim Faith…he said.

Phantom Ace Update:

The female shooter pledged allegiance to ISIS.

One of the two people accused of killing 14 at a holiday party in California apparently pledged allegiance to a leader of Islamic State militant group, two U.S. government sources said on Friday.

Tashfeen Malik, 27, and her husband, Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, were killed in a shootout with police hours after the Wednesday massacre at the Inland Regional Center social services agency in San Bernardino, about 60 miles (100 km) east of Los Angeles. The attack was the deadliest mass shooting the United States has experienced in three years.

U.S. investigators are evaluating evidence that Malik, a Pakistani native who had been living in Saudi Arabia when she married Farook, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, two U.S. officials told Reuters. They said the finding, if confirmed, could be a “game changer” in the investigation.

Pakistani intelligence officials have contacted Malik’s family in her homeland as part of the investigation, a family member said.

 

Realpolitik and The Racial Hire

by coldwarrior ( 60 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, History, Open thread, Politics at September 30th, 2015 - 7:00 am

While the rest of the world plays Realpolitik America wallows in with it’s HR-izational, least qualified man in the room, racial hire the rest of the world is eating out lunch. YAY! We ticked the African-American Box! We are soooo virtuous!

Back in the day, when real qualified men ran the joint, we would have propped up Assad versus ISIS and done other things that are in our national interest. However, our racial hire is bringing down our organization. It’s funny, I watched the same thing happen at a former management job I had years ago. Budgets go out the window, debt is pilled up and the organization becomes weaker vis-a-vis the competition…but the Racial Hire box got ticked!

 

Taking the podium as the morning’s second speaker (after Brazilian president Dilma Roussef), Barack Obama described a turbulent world, balanced precariously between stability and chaos. At this critical juncture, the nations of the world had a choice to make. Would they rededicate themselves to the principles upon which the United Nations was founded seventy years ago, seeking shared security, prosperity, and human dignity through international cooperation? Or would they follow the siren song of those who still believe that “might makes right,” both at home and abroad? Implicitly referring to Russia and China, the President Obama castigated oppressive regimes that seek the illusory order of tyranny, the “strongmen” who refuse to trust their people, who seek vainly to strangle the idea of freedom, and by their actions simply spark the “revolutions of tomorrow.” Abroad, those same governments too often abandon the international rule of law for the law of the jungle, ignoring that power politics inevitably backfires in an “integrated world.” Consider, for example, Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, which had brought such economic pain (in the form of sanctions) to Russia itself. How much better would Russia have fared, the president asked, had it simply pursued its goals through diplomatic means? Not for the first time, Obama seemed genuinely perplexed that Putin-or any other world leader-would regard realpolitik as a legitimate form of statecraft, rather than an atavism no longer appropriate in a world of shared transnational threats like climate change, Ebola, and uncontrolled migration.

The problem, of course, is that Putin never got the memo that power politics is obsolete. In recent days the Obama administration has repeatedly warned that Russia’s use of the UN Security Council (UNSC) veto in Syria threatens the credibility of that body. In his own speech from the UN podium, Putin reminded listeners that the postwar international order agreed at Yalta was founded explicitly on big power privilege. Each of the five permanent members (the P5) was endowed with a veto precisely to prevent a subset of the P5 from using the UNSC’s enforcement power contrary to the will of one of its members. Putin also suggested that the United Nations should think long and hard before undermining or infringing upon state sovereignty through military interventions or the “export” of democratic revolutions. As evidence, one need look no further than the Middle East and North Africa. According to Putin, “instead of the triumph of democracy and progress we got violence, poverty and a social disaster,” as outside interventions in Iraq, Libya and Syria had created “power vacuums” filled by “extremists and terrorists,” most notably the Islamic State. Implicitly addressing the West, he asked: “Those who have caused this situation: Do you realize now what you have done?” Rather than continuing down this path, the time had come for the international community to form “a broad international coalition against terrorism,” akin to the one that defeated Hitler seventy years ago. The government of Syria, he insisted, must be part of this coalition against the Islamic State.

Putin’s realpolitik was also on display in his discussion of the Ukraine conflict (a topic that caused the Ukrainian delegation to the UN to walk out). It was NATO’s expansion into the post-Soviet space, he claimed, had created a “logic of confrontation” between “West” and “East.” Indeed, he implied, the West had engineered the coup against Yanukovich that set off Ukraine’s turmoil, seeking to force its exclusive alignment with the West. This was clearly too much for Moscow. As he made clear in his 60 minutes interview with Charlie Rose on Sunday evening, Putin is determined to protect the rights of the twenty-five million Russian compatriots that the collapse of the Soviet Union left outside of Russia’s borders. In sum, Russia will insist upon some degree of sphere of influence over its “near abroad.”

Debt and destroyed power is the legacy of this racial hire President.

The Pantheon of Hipster icons

by Phantom Ace ( 186 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Hipsters, Humor, Progressives at June 17th, 2015 - 7:00 am

Since its rise in the late 90’s as a result of the Tech boom, the Hipster movement has reshaped the popular culture and the politics of this nation. Like all movement, they have a pantheon of heroes who in other times would have been considered losers or evil men.

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FILE - This Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" in New York. The 18th edition of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations," has just been released, the first for the electronic age and a chance to take in some of the new faces, events and catchphrases of the past 10 years. General editor Geoffrey O'Brien says he has expanded upon the trend set by his predecessor, Justin Kaplan, of incorporating popular culture into an anthology once known for classical citations. Shakespeare and the Bible still reign, but room also has been made for Steve Jobs, Madonna and Michael Moore, Justin Timberlake and Jon Stewart. (AP Photo/Brad Barket, file)

FILE – This Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in New York. The 18th edition of “Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations,” has just been released, the first for the electronic age and a chance to take in some of the new faces, events and catchphrases of the past 10 years. General editor Geoffrey O’Brien says he has expanded upon the trend set by his predecessor, Justin Kaplan, of incorporating popular culture into an anthology once known for classical citations. Shakespeare and the Bible still reign, but room also has been made for Steve Jobs, Madonna and Michael Moore, Justin Timberlake and Jon Stewart. (AP Photo/Brad Barket, file)

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©Lou Jones/ZUMA Press/MAXPPP – Jun 01, 1995; Somers, CT, USA; Inmates waiting for execution on Death Row. Prisoner MUMIA ABU-JAMAL formerly Wesley Cook, conviced of shooting a Police Officer in a controversial trial. December 18, 2001 Federal judge threw out the death sentence, citing problems with the jury charge and verdict form. The judge upholds the conviction. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Lou Jones/ZUMA Press. (©) Copyright 1994 by Lou Jones

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Victor Davis Hanson warned about the Hipster movement and despite defeats in the culture and 2 Presidential losses, many on the Right do not take the Hipsters seriously. Underestimating this movement has enabled it to spread its tentacles into many facets of American society.

People who laugh at Hipsters, do so at this nation’s peril.

Update: How could I have forgotten to add a picture of one of the most beloved martyrs in the Hipster pantheon, St. Pancakes!

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Update II: How could have I forgotten the ultimate Hipster icon for the ages, the original cool and hip Latin revolutionary, Che Guevara!

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