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Monday, September 05, 2016

Obama's unwitting recruiting for the Islamic State

America chose poorly in making its first black president Barack Obama. He is weak, vain, and intellectually lazy. His performance at the G-20 summit is his latest catastrophe.
President Obama shared a tense exchange with Russian premier Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in China this morning as the two failed to agree over a ceasefire in Syria.
They were pictured shaking hands in an icy encounter at the gathering of leaders from the world’s twenty biggest economies in Hangzou.
It comes after weeks of talks between US and Russian diplomats have failed to turn up an agreement on bringing peace to the war-torn country.
Russia is firmly backing barrel-bombing dictator Bashar Al-Assad, providing military assistance and war planes.
America is on the side of what it calls “moderate” anti-Assad rebels and Kurdish forces leading the ground fight against ISIS.
The Kurds and Assad have a common enemy: the Islamic State. However, Obama has worked to undermine and even throw leaders in Arab countries including Mubarak in Egypt and Gadhafi in Libya. The chaos the United States aided and abetted has destabilized nations, helped the Islamic State rise, and unleashed an invasion of Europe by Arab Muslims, many of whom are refugees and many of whom are infiltrators.

Oddly enough, lefties made the destabilization helping terrorists argument against removing Saddam Hussein. In retrospect, they were correct. A more diplomatic approach may have ended Hussein's sponsorship of terrorism against Israel, and helped contain Iran. At any rate, Obama's withdrawal of troops from Iraq paved the way to Iran's rise as a super-power.

A generation ago, the United States was the last remaining super-power. Fools in the Bush and Clinton administration declared the End of History, and talked about the Peace Dividend. We piddled away our lead. Now Russia, China, and Iran have risen and may surpass us someday in might. Certainly under Obama's chinless regime, they surpassed us in influence.


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  1. "The chaos the [President of the] United States aided and abetted has destabilized nations, helped the Islamic State rise, and unleashed an invasion of Europe by Arab Muslims, many of whom are refugees and many of whom are infiltrators."

    The rise of the BLM movement in the US parallels the rise of ISIS, Iran, Russia, and China on the world stage and is owed to the practiced ineptness of Barack Hussein Obama. His inability and unwillingness to bring people together and his pig-headed insistence on his own policies, which reflect an uninformed, mistaken view of the world, are the root cause of all. He leaves behind for the next president a country that is more polarized and a world that is in worse shape than what he inherited from his predecessor. The motto of presidents, as with physicians, should be "Do No Harm."

    1. You cannot legislate the values your policies have destroyed.

    2. Good point about practiced ineptness. It's a major factor, but you also need to do the "follow the money" check and also ask what groups or individuals benefit from the given situation.
      It was amazing (not really) that after the Soviet Union fell apart, liberationists and revolutionaries worldwide seemed to run out of steam (Sandinistas and IRA pop immediately into mind). Until they found new sugar daddies, they were pretty much moribund.
      So, as far as all the crap going on in the world today (China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Soros, Islamofascists, Obama, Merkel, Clinton (any/all of the thrree), who benefits?

    3. Brutal takedown of Obama by Richard Fernandez:

      The Era of Hope and Change has been one prolonged act of suicide. If anyone had said that Obama would manage to alienate Israel and the Philippines, lose Turkey, pay Iran a hundred billion dollars, preside over the loss of a won war in Afghanistan, lose billions of dollars in military equipment to ISIS, watch a consulate burn, restart the Cold War with Russia, cause Japan to re-arm and go the knife's edge with China would you have believed it? If someone had told you in 2008 millions of refugees would be heading for Europe and that the UK would leave the EU after Obama went there to campaign for them to remain would you not have laughed?

      He promised "smart diplomacy" and the restoration of American prestige in the world. How did it come to this?

  2. Barry the Commie Organizer probably regards IS as a feature, not a bug, but it's gotta hurt that the 2 big Commie leaders bitch-slapped him on his last big trip.

  3. Now, Don, I don't think it's fair to attribute the zero-level "unwitting" description to President Rainman.

    Surely he has enough brainpower to reach the "halfwit" status so coveted by Leftist commentators.

  4. But..but..but he is the first black president. How cool is that? Now let's elect the first woman president. That will fix everything. Then after that, we can elect the first transgender president. So many firsts left to destroy the country. It's not Obungler, it's a populace that would elect an unqualified man on the basis of skin color and the ability to read a teleprompter. This is what national suicide looks like.