Yet another Recovery Summer ends under the pathetic Obama regime and we find employment down, labor force participation down, incomes down, production down, and GDP down. The only up is food stamp recipients and college loan defaults. And the regime and its media enablers can only tout cargo cult economics.
Yesterday Barack Obama unveiled his NewSpeak “economic patriotism” campaign. Far from developing a healthy middle class Obama’s economic plan has developed the largest dependency class this country has ever seen and what he proposes is more of the cargo cult economics that has gotten us into this predicament.
In two short weeks the Obama administration’s permuations of what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 have been numerous. Now it appears the administration knew all along that the Benghazi consulate was targeted by a terrorist group and not a mob response to a movie that probably hasn’t been made. Now Republicans in the Senate and House are demanding answers. Fat chance they’ll get any.
Obama spokesperson Stephanie Cutter has made the bold assertion that women will turn out for Obama though he has done grievous harm to women and families both economically and socially. It can only be because she thinks women are stupid.
The fact that the State Department left slain Libyan Ambassador Chris Stevens’ personal journal lying unattended should have been the first clue that there were more shoes to drop. Now we learn that details of our search for man portable air defense systems and the identities of Libyans we’ve recruited as intelligence sources have also been compromised. Apparently there are no limits to the incompetence of this administration.
This weekend Barack Obama portrayed our slaughtered diplomats and burned facilities as “bumps in the road” of his foreign policy. Far from being extraneous events, these tragic occurrences were the foreseeable outcome of a foreign policy driven by the administration’s desire to aggrandize itself by taking credit for events beyond its control or understanding. We can expect more “bumps in the road” in the future.
When Susan Rice took to the airwaves last Suinday to attempt to positively spin the misfeasance, malfeasance, and bone-jarring incompetence of the Obama administration’s actions in Egypt and Libya she either deliberately misled the American public or engaged in a massive mischaracterization of her knowledge of the situation. The past week has seen her story repudiated in all respects. She should resign as she was either part of a campaign of lies or she was a willing stooge.
Unsurprisingly, it turns out a political ally of Barack Obama was instrumental in the release from our custody at Guantanamo the man US intelligence has fingered as being the leader of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.
During Barack Obama’s recent interview with Spanish-language network Univision, he told a blatant lie about the genesis of Fast & Furious. This is what happens when a mediocrity like Obama is actually asked questions by a media that is more concerned with exploring a story than in getting a cocktail party invitation.
The Obama campaign comes up with an official salute for its acolytes. It seems like every great movement, based on following a great leader, needs an official salute. Funny that we’ve never needed one in America before.
A new GAO report reveals the federal government runs 160 housing programs. The challenge to a Romney presidency will not be to make these programs run efficiently but rather to divest the federal government of these programs altogether.
Today Glenn Kessler receives his second award of the prestigious Quad Heady for debunking an argument Mitt Romney did not make and then awarding him three “pinocchios” for the lie Kessler put in his mouth.
In 1934, Secretary of State Cordell Hull was confronted by a demand from the German government to prevent a group of Jewish students in New York from conducting a mock trial of Adolph Hitler. Hull let them know in no uncertain terms that freedom of speech was an American right and the government would not intervene to silence Americans. Hillary Clinton would have done well to emulate him rather than follow the craven path of dhimmitude she chose.
Today’s press release claiming it is suspending training of Afghan forces because of the internet video sensation “Innocence of Muslims” is dishonest on its face and can only be designed to give cover to the ineptocracy the Obama administration has put into place. This is the second suspension of training of Afghan forces this month and reflects the failure of ISAF to adequately screen recruits and to run a counterintelligence program to detect potential attacks.