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Today, 7:17 pmFriends...
I have to ask you all if you can answer this question: what is a "very significant counter-terrorism operation with many moving parts that will be done over a period of time?"
I have no idea either.
Our immediate task is to defeat ISIS. And I can sum up that strategy in eight words: We shoot, they die. We win, they lose.
Yesterday, 12:37 pmIndian Mating Season...
Two Indians and a Tennessee Hillbilly were walking through the woods. All of a sudden one of the Indians ran up a hill to the mouth of a small cave.
"Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!" he called into the cave and listened closely until he heard an answering,
"Wooooo! Wooooo! Woooooo!
He then tore off his clothes and ran into the cave.
The Hillbilly was puzzled and asked the remaining Indian what it was all about. "Was that Indian crazy or what?"
The Indian replied "No, It is our custom during mating season when Indian men see cave, they holler 'Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!' into the opening. If they get an answer back, it means there's a beautiful woman in there waiting for us."
Just then they came upon another cave. The second Indian ran up to the cave, stopped, and hollered,
"Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!"
Immediately, there was the answer. "Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!" from deep inside. He also tore off his clothes and ran into the opening.
The Hillbilly wandered around in the woods
alone for a while, and then spied a third large cave.
As he looked in amazement at the size of the huge opening, he was thinking, "Hoo, man! Look at the size of this cave! It's bigger than those the Indians found.
There must be some really big, fine women in this cave!"
He stood in front of the opening and hollered with all his might, "Wooooo! Wooooo! Wooooo!"
Like the others, he then heard an answering call,
"WOOOOOOOOO, WOOOOOOOOO WOOOOOOOOO!"
With a gleam in his eye and a smile on his face,
he raced into the cave, tearing off his clothes as he ran.
The following day, the headline of the local newspaper read...
NAKED HILLBILLY RUN OVER BY TRAIN!!
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September 12, 2014, 7:17 pmFoley's brother...
In reacting to President Obama's speech earlier this week, Foley said he wanted to see a more involved strategy put on the table to stabilize the region. Further in reaction to a question posed by Kelly about whether the Obama administration did everything it could to bring James Foley home, especially after the Bowe Bergdahl swap and comments by Obama saying Americans leave no man behind, Michael Foley said his family is "appalled" by the situation. Foley also talked about how he was threatened directly by the State Department and said that when the family tried to get information from the U.S. government or from other allies, they were stonewalled.
Read the rest of this Patriot Update article here: http://patriotupdate.com/2014/09/brother-beheaded-american-journalist-james-foley-state-department-threatened-us/#E35DyJXxg2PfTqtO.99
September 12, 2014, 12:13 pmLucky Me...
Thought I should share this wonderful news with you! I won a Kenyan lottery according to an email from a Nigerian prince. He holds the sum of ONE MILLION DOLLARS in my name and he wants to send it to me FREE!
All I have to do is give him my bank account numbers and send him $500.00 US dollars cash, to show my good faith so he can transfer the money!
And then I got ANOTHER email.
It's from a KENYAN prince who wants to give me FREE healthcare for life!
All I have to do is give him:
* MY BANK ACCOUNT NUMBERS,
* MY SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
* MY CONFIDENTIAL HEALTH INFORMATION
* and pay $700 per month for a policy with only a $10,000 deductible
Then he can make it happen!
Am I lucky or what?
September 11, 2014, 7:22 pmObama and Facts...
WASHINGTON � It's not as clear as President Obama made it sound Wednesday night that he has the authority to go after Islamic State militants in the manner he plans, with sustained airstrikes and associated military actions designed to neutralize the foe. What is clear, though, is that he's going ahead with it anyway.
In his speech to the nation, Obama also said his strategy against militants operating in Iraq and Syria calls for no U.S. troops in the fight, but it's not that simple.
A look at some of his claims and how they compare with facts:
OBAMA: "I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL."
THE FACTS: Obama didn't elaborate on his claim of authority to conduct a potentially yearslong campaign against the Islamic State group, or ISIL, without new congressional approval. But administration officials briefing reporters before the speech said it is grounded in two authorizations passed by Congress, in 2001 and 2002. Obama himself criticized the 2001 authorization in the past and his administration called the 2002 resolution outdated. But now, both are being cited to support his action in Iraq and Syria.
The 2001 authorization supported President George W. Bush's war against al-Qaida and the then-Taliban government of Afghanistan. In a May 2013 speech, Obama said he wanted to "refine and ultimately repeal" it because "we may be drawn into more wars we don't need to fight." The Islamic State group was once tied to al-Qaida but has broken those links and now considers it a rival.
The 2002 authorization supported the invasion of Iraq. Last year, Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, asked House Speaker John Boehner to repeal it, calling it "outdated."
In short, it's in dispute whether Obama has the authority he claims. The ability of presidents to launch sustained military action on their own is questioned whenever it happens, but it tends not to stay their hand.
The administration does acknowledge it needs approval from Congress to conduct one part of its strategy � training and equipping Syrian opposition forces.
OBAMA: "We will send an additional 475 service members to Iraq. As I have said before, these American forces will not have a combat mission � we will not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq. ... It will not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil."
THE FACTS: That's splitting hairs. It's true that the troops he is sending, in addition to the approximately 1,000 already there, are not intended to get into a shooting war. But some will be advising Iraqi army commanders in the field so they can advance more decisively against Islamic State forces under the cover of U.S. bombs. And under standard military rules of engagement, they will be allowed to defend themselves if shot at.
Obama said he wants Americans to understand that this will be "different from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan," where hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops fought extended battles. To make his point he termed his Iraq-Syria action a "counterterrorism campaign" to "take out" Islamic State forces using American air power and "support" for "partner forces" on the ground.
Even so, it will be a shooting war and no one can say that U.S. troops will not engage in combat and possibly get killed. Obama acknowledged that any military action involves risk to those who carry them o
September 9, 2014, 6:32 pmThat's how they get even...
The company that runs the conservative Breitbart.com news site says the IRS has selected the network for an audit, in a move company executives suggest is politically motivated.
Breitbart News Network, a California-based company which runs several conservative websites, says the IRS recently audited its 2012 financial information.
"The Obama administration's timing on this is exquisite, but try as they might through various methods to silence us, we will only get more emboldened," Stephen K. Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News Network, said in a written statement.
The audit comes as the agency faces sustained complaints that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny as they sought nonprofit status, before the agency ended the practice last yfrom Drudge.com
September 7, 2014, 1:48 pmThe Confessional...
An Irishman goes into the confessional box after years of being away from the Church. Inside he finds a fully equipped bar with Guinness on tap.
On one wall there's a row of decanters with fine Irish whiskey and Waterford crystal glasses.
On the other wall is a dazzling array of the finest cigars and chocolates.
Then the priest comes in.
"Father, forgive me, for it's been a very long time since I've been to confession, but I must first admit that the confessional box is much more inviting than it used to be."
The priest replies: "Get out, you moron, you're on my side".
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September 6, 2014, 8:33 pmSad headlines...
RECORD 92,269,000 AMERICANS NOT WORKING...
Black Unemployment Hits 11.4%...
September 5, 2014, 9:51 amSpeech by Bush...
"I know some in Washington would like us to start leaving Iraq now. To begin withdrawing before our commanders tell us we are ready would be dangerous for Iraq, for the region, and for the United States. It would mean surrendering the future of Iraq to al Qaeda. It would mean that we'd be risking mass killings on a horrific scale. It would mean we'd allow the terrorists to establish a safe haven in Iraq to replace the one they lost in Afghanistan. It would mean increasing the probability that American troops would have to return at some later date to confront an enemy that is even more dangerous."
Once he became President, Obama did just what Bush warned against. He over-ruled his military advisors and ended our presence in Iraq. Since then, as predicted, there have been mass killings at the hands of al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists, those terrorists have had a safe haven, the future of Iraq has been surrendered and is now on the verge of becoming a radical Islamist state. And, also as predicted by Bush, American troops are slowly and incrementely creeping back into Iraq preparing to confront our enemy. An enemy that has grown stronger and deadlier in the six year vacation America has taken from the Global War on Terror under our current Commander-in-Chief.
September 4, 2014, 7:40 pmWhatever Leftists say...
'm Andrew Klavan and this is the Revolting Truth.
Hurrah! It's Opposite Day � the day when everything is exactly the opposite from what we were told it would be.
For instance, remember in 2011 when Barack Obama told us "the tide of war is receding?" Remember during his re-election campaign that year, when he said Al Qaeda had been decimated. Remember afterwards, when he withdrew all our troops from Iraq and he said, we were "leaving behind a sovereign, stable and self-reliant Iraq" and "America's war in Iraq will be over."
Well, yahoo! It's Opposite Day!. Everything Obama said is just the opposite! The tide of war is in full flood and engulfing much of the middle east. Al Qaeda's murderous warriors have reconvened as the Islamic State, more powerful and more brutal than ever. And of course Iraq is awash in bloodshed and if the U.S. doesn't stop it there, it'll soon be right here with us!
What a crazy day.
Hey, here's another one. This is fun, huh? Remember the 2004 speech when Obama said "There's not a black America and a white America... there's the United States of America..." Remember when the Economist and the New Yorker and NPR all told us Barack Obama's election signaled a post-racial age. And the New York Times heralded his election with the headline: "Obama moves America Beyond Racial Politics."
Surprise! It's Opposite Day! Yes, Ferguson Missouri has been rocked by the worst racial riots in years. A New York Times CBS poll says 87 percent of Americans feel that race relations in our country have either stayed the same or gotten worse since Obama's election. And it's Obama's own administration that has stoked the tensions, with corrupt Attorney General Eric Holder playing the race card every time he gets caught in a new scandal, and Joe Biden accusing Republicans of wanting black people back in chains, and Obama himself repeatedly suggesting his opponents are driven by racism.
This is a great day, right? Ha, gotcha! It's the opposite.
Let's not stop now! Remember when Obama pressed the reset button to improve our relations with Russia � those guys who are currently invading the Ukraine. Or remember when Obama promised a transparent and ethical administration that would "do our business in the light of day" instead of arresting opposition filmmakers on trumped up charges and bugging investigative journalists and auditing conservative groups to shut them up and enforcing only those laws he likes while rewriting other laws without the consent of congress.
Oh - and hey, remember how leftists felt virtuous for supporting Obama and his policies. Oh, wait, never mind, leftists still feel virtuous... because for them it's always... Opposite Day!
I'm Andrew Klavan with the Revolting Truth.
September 2, 2014, 9:20 pmA Democratic idiot...
We will pray to god LIVE on @whanradio September 9 at 11 am- that he strikes down everyone in the @NRA w Ebola
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September 2, 2014, 8:54 amLetter from family to Obama...
FULL LETTER FROM BILLY AND KAREN VAUGHN
After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading by ISIS of freelance war correspondent James Foley, I have been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on the altar of world peace.
My offering was my only son � Aaron Carson Vaughn. Aaron was a member of SEAL Team VI. He was killed in action when a CH47D Chinook, carrying thirty Americans and eight Afghans was shot down in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011.
endorse1Many times over the past three years, I have been asked what drove my son to choose his particular career. What made him want to be a Navy SEAL? My answer is simple.
Aaron Vaughn was a man who possessed the courage to acknowledge evil. And evil, once truly acknowledged, demands response. Perhaps this is why so few are willing to look it in the eye. It is much simpler � much safer � to look the other way.
That is, unless you are the leader of the Free World.
As Commander-in-Chief, your actions � or lack thereof � Mr. President, cost lives. As you bumble about in your golf cart, slapping on a happy face and fist-pounding your buddies, your cowardly lack of leadership has left a gaping hole � not only in America's security � but the security of the entire globe. Your message has come across loud and clear, sir: You are not up to this job. You know it. We know it. The world knows it.
Please vacate the people's house and allow a man or woman of courage and substance to seize the reigns of this out-of-control thug-fest and regain the balance we, America, have provided throughout our great history.
Thanks to your "leadership" from whatever multi-million dollar vacation you happen to be on at any given moment, the world is in chaos. What's been gained, you've lost. What's been lost, you've decimated. You've demolished our ability to hold the trust of allies. You've made a mockery of the title "President." And you've betrayed the nation for which my son and over 1.3 million others have sacrificed their very lives.
But this should come as no surprise, since your wife uttered a vile statement on Feb. 18, 2008, during the primary campaign � one that speaks volumes of your true convictions. "For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country," she said.
I am sure my deceased son thanks you for that, Mrs. Obama. Oh, and you're welcome.
Never in my lifetime have I witnessed such despair and such growing fear that the world's last best hope, America, has finally been dismantled. Perhaps the better word is transformed � fundamentally transformed. Come to think of it, it's become difficult � if not impossible � to believe things haven't gone exactly as you planned, Mr. President.
Amazingly, in five short years, your administration has lurched from one disaster to another. You spearheaded the ambitious rush to end the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan � with no plan on how to do so effectively. Also, the release of "the Taliban five" in exchange for one American � without consulting Congress � is also on your shoulders.
You have been at the helm during unprecedented national security leaks � including, but not limited to the outing of SEAL Team VI on the Bin laden raid, the outing of the Pakistani doctor who provided the intelligence for that raid, the outing of Afghanistan's CIA station chief, and the outing of your personal "kill list" to make you look tough. In addition, 75 percent of American deaths in Afghanistan and 83 percent of Americans-wounded-in-action have occurred on your watch, according to icasualties.org.
And now, we have this recent, heinous event: the beheading of an American citizen by a barbaric organization you foolishly referred to as "the JV team" in your statements to the New Yorker magazine in January.
You, sir, are the JV team. It's time for you to step down and allow a true leader to restore our honor and protect our sons and daughters.
America has always been exceptional. And she will be again. You, Mr. President, are a bump in our road
September 1, 2014, 6:53 pmA Canadian Top 10 List -- A MUST READ
A Canadian Top 10 List ----- A MUST READ
Canadian's Version of David Letterman's Top 10
Just makes you wanna shake your head in disbelief.
This is Canada's Top Ten List of America's Stupidity
Of course we look like idiots .... because we are.
Number 10 Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000.00 per plate Obama campaign fund-raising event.
Number 9 Only in America ...could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, a black Attorney General and roughly 20% of the federal workforce is black while only 14% of the population is black 40+% of all federal entitlements goes to black Americans - 3X the rate that go to whites, 5X the rate that go to Hispanics!
Number 8 Only in America...could they have had the two people most responsible for our tax code, Timothy Geithner (the head of the Treasury Department) and Charles Rangel (who once ran the Ways and Means Committee), BOTH turn out to be tax cheats who are in favor of higher taxes.
Number 7 Only in America...can they have terrorists kill people in the name of Allah and have the media primarily react by fretting that Muslims might be harmed by the backlash.
Number 6 Only in America...would they make people who want to legally become American citizens wait for years in their home countries and pay tens of thousands of dollars for the privilege, while they discuss letting anyone who sneaks into the country illegally just 'magically' become American citizens (probably should be number one).
Number 5 Only in America....could the people who believe in balancing the budget and sticking by the country's Constitution be thought of as EXTREMIST'S.
Number 4 Only in America...could you need to present a driver's license to cash a check or buy alcohol, but not to vote.
Number 3 Only in America...could people demand the government investigate whether oil companies are gouging the public because the price of gas went up when the return on equity invested in a major U.S. Oil company(Marathon Oil) is less than half of a company making tennis shoes (Nike).
Number 2 Only in America... could you collect more tax dollars from the people than any nation in recorded history, still spend a Trillion dollars more than it has per year - for total spending of $7-Million PER MINUTE, and complain that it doesn't have nearly enough money.
And Number 1 Only in America...could the rich people- who pay 86% of all income taxes - be accused of not paying their "fair share" by people who don't pay any income taxes at all.