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Generals skewer Obama for ‘control’ of airstrikes… ~ “Vallely believes Obama should resign. “He has no capability of leading this country at this time,” he said. ‘No clue what to hit’ Vallely, who was deputy commanding general of U.S. Pacific………….”

September 18, 2014 2 comments

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Two retired U.S. generals have blasted a reported plan for President Obama to assert “personal control” over the selection of ISIS targets in Syria.

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William “Jerry” Boykin said the prospect recalls the Johnson administration’s micro-managing of the war theater in Vietnam, when decisions made from Washington often resulted in selecting the wrong targets.

Boykin, an under secretary of defense for intelligence under President George W. Bush, said that while Obama’s reported decision to make all the bombing calls of ISIS targets in Syria were reminiscent of Vietnam, President Lyndon Johnson “at least had some military experience.”

Lt. Gen. Jerry BoykinRet. Lt. Gen. Jerry BoykinBoykin pointed out Obama has never served in the military.“[Obama] is absolutely not serious about strategy or destroying ISIS,” Boykin said.

“There is no way we can destroy ISIS with the strategy he’s laid out, and it’s more problematic if he selects the targets.”

The Wall Street Journal reported Obama said he would exert “a high degree of personal control” over military strategy against ISIS in Syria in an effort to avoid getting too involved in the country’s three-year-old-plus civil war.In testimony on Capitol Hill, however, Secretary of Defense

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Media Mantra: “The Reluctant Warrior”

September 11, 2014 2 comments

Media Mantra:

“The Reluctant Warrior”

Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 11, 2014 |

Rush LimbaughPosted on 9/11/2014, 1:57:00 PM by Kaslin

BEGIN TRANSCRIPTRUSH: Do you remember, ladies and gentlemen, when George W. Bush — some of you new to the program, if you’ve not heard this, it’s amazing.

When George W. Bush was looking for a vice presidential candidate to run with him he appointed Cheney to head up the search committee, and Cheney said, “I don’t need to look.

I’m your guy.” And Bush said, “You know what, you’re right. You don’t need to look. You are my guy.”

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So Bush chose Cheney and the media went out, and we had an audio montage put together, had to be 25 different media people all explaining how Bush had chosen Cheney because he needed gravitas. I

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Ex-senator Zell Miller gives split-ticket endorsement in Georgia… | OnPolitics

August 26, 2014 1 comment

135 sharesSHARETWEETEMAILDemocrat Zell Miller was the keynote speaker at the 2004 GOP convention. Jeff Haynes, AFPShare this image:Democrat Zell Miller was the keynote speaker at the 2004 GOP convention. Jeff Haynes, AFPFormer Georgia senator and governor Zell Miller continues to confound partisans, a decade after the Democrat enthusiastically backed George W. Bush’s second term as president.Miller has endorsed Democrat Michelle Nunn for the U.S. Senate, calling the first-time candidate a “bridge builder not a bridge burner” who can help end partisanship in Washington. But Miller is standing by Gov. Nathan Deal, as the Republican seeks a second term.

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No, America Is Not Turning Libertarian………….

August 7, 2014 1 comment

No, America Is Not Turning Libertarian

New York Magazine ^ | August 7, 2014 | Jonathan ChaitPosted on 8/7/2014, 7:30:50 PM by nickcarraway

Barack Obama’s first term provoked the Republican Party’s most libertarian moment since the Goldwater campaign, or perhaps even the advent of the New Deal.

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Obama preps next border action……..

August 2, 2014 1 comment

Obama preps next border actionThe Hill ^ | August 2, 2014 | Alexander BoltonPosted on 8/2/2014, 3:33:03 PM by jazusamoPresident Obama is expected to take executive action to help illegal immigrants stay in the country while Congress is away on a five-week recess, pro-immigrant advocates said Saturday.

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Caesar Obamus – LewRockwell.com… By Andrew Napolitano…

July 31, 2014 1 comment

 

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Is the President Incompetent or Lawless?By Andrew P. Napolitano

 

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It has been well established under the Constitution and throughout our history that the president’s job as the chief federal law enforcement officer permits him to put his ideological stamp on the nature of the work done by the executive branch.

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SHOCK POLL: 40% STILL NOT SURE OBAMA IS AMERICAN CITIZEN…

July 21, 2014 1 comment

 

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SHOCK POLL: 40% STILL NOT SURE OBAMA IS AMERICAN CITIZEN…Rasmussen Reports ^Posted on 7/21/2014, 1:27:56 PM by BJ1Just as many 23% say the theory that Obama is not an American citizen is true, with another 17% who aren’t sure. Sixty percent 60% reject that theory as false.

 

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