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All the Way to Baghdad and All I Got Was this Satellite

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President Barack Obama loves to complain about all the things he was saddled with as he rose to become the most powerful man in the world: the economy, the Constitution, Joe Biden… but he’s rarely taken to the stage to talk about the war in Iraq. You could hardly blame him: he was steadfastly against the Bush surge, which ended up stamping down the daily suicide bombings, and provided a sustainable level of security.

True to his campaign pledge, on October 21, 2011, Obama announced the end of the war and pulled US forces out of the desert nation. With the exception of Vietnam, it may have been the worst US pullout of all time.

Whatever one might think of the US invasion, after 8 years of war, thousands of casualties and tens of thousands of wounded, one would have to hope all of it meant something. That it was all worth something. In the end, that’s a hard argument to make.

The nation we invaded was ruled by a sadistic, paranoid psychopath: Saddam Hussein, and terrorized by his even more psychotic sons. No one is sorry to see the likes of them gone. For years the Bush administration pushed to establish a functioning Arab democracy in Iraq, and to some degree he was moderately successful in that aim by the time he left office. With the 2007 troop surge, the daily suicide bombings were all but eliminated, allowing the Iraqi people and their government to function.

After Obama took office, the press quickly got very quiet about troop deaths and violence in Iraq. In fact, when Obama announced the end of the war in 2011, most Americans responded with, “What? Oh, yeah, I remember that war…” And the nation we left behind we left behind fell quickly into chaos.

It wasn’t hard to predict: the US pullout came with absolutely no plan for long-term security of the country, and no strategic agreement with the government of Iraq. When the troops took off, they left a power vacuum in their wake, and as vacuums are want to do, it pulled in all comers.

It was also not overly difficult to predict who would emerge victorious in the new bloody battle for power either. After all, the 2010 re-election of Shi’ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was not due to American security or support, but due to the backing of the Shi’ite regime in Tehran. Iranian supplied and supportive militias roam the streets of Iraq while the Sunni dissidents rely on suicide bombings.

This year Iraqis killed in terrorist attacks are at levels unseen since their height in the US occupation. Recently, over 1,000 Iraqis are killed in terrorist strikes every month.

American influence in Iraq is nonexistent. Iraqis know as well as any American that the US is certainly not putting boots on the ground in Iraq again anytime soon. And whatever aid we send over can’t be cut out without an admission that the Obama administration utterly failed to responsibly end the war.  So Maliki, being the good puppet of Iran that he is, expresses his support for Bashar al-Assad in Syria, and has allowed Iranian weapons and supplies to flow through Iraq on their way to Syria. US Secretary of State, John Kerry, even flew all the way to Baghdad to pressure Maliki to put an end to it. Maliki seemed as impressed with Kerry as… well… just about everyone else, plainly telling the top US diplomate to take a hike.

Last month, 52 Iranian exiles were murdered, execution style, by Iraqi Security Forces. The exiles were members of the Iranian Mujahedin Khalq (MeK) group, which has long fought the theocratic rule of Tehran. After renouncing violence in 2001, the UN was in the process of providing safe passage for the exiles to Algeria.

Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s Qods Force, a division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard, had other plans. After visiting Baghdad on August 27, the exiles were executed September 1. The mass murder was highly lauded in the halls of Tehran.

Perhaps most disturbing of all, Hassain al-Shahristani, Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, has announced Iraq is ready to help Iran develop her nuclear program.

 

Eight years.

4,500 KIA.

35,000 wounded.

1 Iranian satellite nation.

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Surprising Video: Mitt Attacks Someone For Flip Flops


Before gaining his own reputation as a “flip flopper”, Mitt Romney was calling out John Kerry for being one, himself.  Pot, meet Kettle in this week’s “surprising video”.

For someone who seems to know so much about accusing people of flip flopping, it seems surprising that Mitt has let himself be strung up by this very same tactic, himself.  What do ya’ll think?  Is this irony?  Poetic justice?  Or is Mitt just not very good at dealing with his own PR?

As always, you can let us know in the comments below or Facebook.

John Kerry Blames Republicans For Super Committee's Failure


Well, it looks like Liberals have no intention of deviating from their tired, old playbook.  Shortly after President Obama blamed Republicans for the failure of the Super Committee, John Kerry called into CNN and piled onto the bandwagon too.  Check it out.

What do you think?  Is it mighty big of the Commander in Chief (and a man who once ran for that position) to lay all of the blame on Republicans?  Or are they out of their minds?

Let us know your thoughts on Facebook or in the comments below.

It’s The Electorate Stupid!

It’s the electorate stupid!

So as one might have predicted the demonRATic leftist establishment has come out and branded the right of dissent…of free speech as unacceptable.

In the wake of what everyone knew would be coming, our economic credit worthiness downgrading, the aggressively progressive left’s discontent with our Constitution and the equal rights for all it guarantees raises it’s disloyal and ugly head again. Disagree with us and you are terrorists…you are obstructionists..you are defined as anything we choose by our name-calling to brand you for disagreeing with us. In essence they say to America…you, in the person of the Tea Party, have the unmitigated gaul to hold us to a standard of operating in the public trust and to a standard of personal and fiscal responsibility. How dare you?

Martin O’Malley, Governor of Maryland and chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, called it “obstructionism”. He forgot to define his version of obstructionism to mean any plan to curtail spending and assure that at minimum meant we have enough savings to pay the interest on our debt NOW! If Mr. O’Malley doesn’t make the minimum payment on his credit card monthly he knows that his credit rating will soon be negatively impacted. Why? Because he’s failed to meet his minimal personal and fiscal responsibility. Duuuuh!

We have but to note the near simultaneously orchestrated outburst from the Band-Aid Hero, John ‘FRAUD’ Kerry

…”This is the Tea Party downgrade…”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Echoed by Ex-Obama honcho David Axlehead…“a Tea Party downgrade.”

Not to be left out even the rambunctious Howard Dean chimed in that…“I think they’re totally unreasonable and doctrinaire and not founded in reality. I think they’ve been smoking some of that tea, not just drinking it.” Apparently unsatisfied with this verbal lashing the whiz-kid of the intellectually challenged left compounded his indiscretion with his considered partisan conclusion that the S&P downgrade is favorable because it underlines the fact that the U.S. cannot revive its credit rating without tax increases. It’s precisely this kind of anti-intellectual damage control by the left that leaves most all Americans, regardless of party, shaking their collective heads wondering how they can be so arrogant.  The obvious reason for the reduction in our credit rating is our failure to come up with any plan of fiscal responsibility to deal with our accumulating debt. The inability to curtail SPENDING of monies we do not have to spend is obvious as the primary reason.

Ironically enough demonRATic hypocrisy can be defined by the far-left at anytime in their own words. This cogent observation by the Silver Star Band-Aid hero from the Peoples’ Republick of Massawhoshitz nails it:

“We have an electorate that doesn’t always pay that much attention to what’s going on so people are influenced by a simple slogan rather than the facts or the truth or what’s happening.”(1)

Slogans like “Tea Party downgrade” Komrade Kerry?

 

(1) http://www.bostonherald.com/news/us_politics/view.bg?articleid=1284069