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Monday, December 7, 2015

Remembering Dec 7th

It will take a lot of effort to reverse the damage done to the United States by Barack Hussein Obama. He  borrowed (and blew) more money in his terms in office than all American presidents did - combined. Our economy is tepid, and we have seen what socialism can do, first hand. He tasked NASA to make Muslims feel good about themselves and charged the US Military with defeating the weather. Under any other circumstances, he would have been run out of town on a rail. But people wanted to give him a chance because of his mixed race.

In the face of threats both foreign and domestic, Obama's solution has been to work diligently to disarm the American people and systemically make our military less prepared. Where Ronald Reagan had two carrier battle groups assigned to the Sixth Fleet Area of Operations (Mediterranean), Obama disbanded that fleet. That very policy helped lead to the Benghazi Massacre (even though other help was available at the time).

However Barack Hussein Obama does not define who we are as a people or what we have the capacity to do. We simply need to "reverse the curse".

America under Roosevelt left Pearl Harbor vulnerable to attack and we were attacked. History repeats and it's useful to recall that on December 7. The concept of Never Again was floated on September 11, 2001, but we've forgotten that. The Obama Administration's policy of "environmental awareness" has kept us from dismantling ISIL because we didn't want to damage oil trucks or oil wells. At the same time, that nation-state declared war on the USA. Obama blames terrorism on America, not on radical Islamic murderers. Go figure - and riddle me that one.

Our future is in our hands. It's up to us to decide how to deal with things such as energy independence, Islamic terrorism, Iranian nuclear weapons, Chinese expansion and Russian adventurism. We can wait for another "Day of Infamy", or we can exercise some common sense. 






16 comments:

  1. "Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others."

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    1. "Be without fear in the face of your enemies. Be brave and upright that God may love thee. Speak the truth always, even if it leads to your death. Safeguard the helpless and do no wrong."

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    2. Horns of Hattin. What a disaster.

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    3. Hattin was a very interesting battle. The Christian army defending Jerusalem was annihilated and the King of Jerusalem taken hostage. I wonder if somebody would take Barack hostage and -- if they did, would we pay to have him released?

      The remaining defenders of Jerusalem did not ransom the king.

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  2. Barry’s speech last night resembled the press conference a losing coach of a big time football team holds after yet another loss. “If we just stay the course, we can overcome these ‘set backs’ (or ‘losses’, as everyone else calls them), and focus on our overall effort, and we can turn things around.”

    All of these clips of losing coaches trying to assure fans, owners, alumni associations, etc. always end up the same: the coach gets fired. Nobody believes them anymore.

    We need to fire Barry. He’s a cruddy coach with a losing record, and we are used to winning records. It’s been awhile since America has had a winning record. 7 years and counting, right?

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    1. Absolutely. His face, voice and inflection was one of a man who is always wrong and can't figure out why.

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  3. I didn't watch/hear the speech, but I might have to quote "reverse the curse."

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  4. Well summarized, LL. And I appreciate the optimistic idea that our country might still be able to exercise common sense.

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    1. I think that we can. Trump's campaign promise is "to make America great again". No matter which Republican should win, they'd all do a good job. If we get Hillary, all bets are off.

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  5. Reading some accounts of survivors of that day, it is amazing how they do not consider themselves hero's after all they did to fight and save lives. I tend to agree in the respect that training took over and they did their job (though much of it was above and beyond...). Some young, shy types showed immense amount of courage. Some older guys led the youngs ones until the end. God bless all of them.

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    1. They were in an impossible situation and held up admirably. The police responded quickly, professionally and were organized. The terrorists would have escaped if not for that. Now, they'll be pushing up daisies.

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  6. After last night's BS, nothing is changing... Sigh.

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    1. You didn't expect that they would did you? The nasty blue lips spewed forth the same tepid liberal crap that they have been spewing for years. He believes it, but since he's an idiot...well, we can talk more at lunch on Thursday.

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