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happygambler34 17 posts  |  Last Activity: Oct 17, 2014 2:22 PM Member since: Sep 27, 2000
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    Jack Wheeler Defines Barack Hussein Obama

    by happygambler34 Oct 17, 2014 1:40 PM
    happygambler34 happygambler34 Oct 17, 2014 2:22 PM Flag

    LOTUS failures have multiplied since 2008

  • The O-man, Barack Hussein Obama, is an eloquently tailored empty suit. No resume, no accomplishments, no experience, no original ideas, no understanding of how the economy works, no understanding of how the world works, no balls, nothing but abstract, empty rhetoric devoid of real substance.

    He has no real identity. He is half-white, which he rejects. The rest of him is mostly Arab, which he hides but is disclosed by his non-African Arabic surname and his Arabic first and middle names as a way to triply proclaim his Arabic parentage to people in Kenya . Only a small part of him is African Black from his Luo grandmother, which he pretends he is exclusively.

    What he isn't, not a genetic drop of, is 'African-American,' the descendant of enslaved Africans brought to America chained in slave ships. He hasn't a single ancestor who was a slave. Instead, his Arab ancestors were slave owners. Slave-trading was the main Arab business in East Africa for centuries until the British ended it.

    Let that sink in: Obama is not the descendant of slaves, he is the descendant of slave owners. Thus he makes the perfect Liberal Messiah.

    It's something Hillary doesn't understand - how some complete neophyte came out of the blue and stole the Dem nomination from her. Obamamania is beyond politics and reason. It is a true religious cult, whose adherents reject Christianity yet still believe in Original Sin, transferring it from the evil of being human to the evil of being white.

    Thus Obama has become the white liberals' Christ, offering absolution from the Sin of Being White. There is no reason or logic behind it, no faults or flaws of his can diminish it, no arguments Hillary could make of any kind can be effective against it. The absurdity of Hypocrisy Clothed In Human Flesh being their Savior is all the more cause for liberals to worship him: Credo quia absurdum, I believe it because it is absurd.

    Thank heavens that the voting majority of Americans remain Christian and are in no desperate need of a phony savior.

    He is ridiculous and should not be taken seriously by any thinking American.

    And yet he got elected, not once but twice. Thanks to those that did not think it was important to vote for freedom and those that were willing to give up their freedoms for entitlements.

    Remember you don't have to be on a southern plantation to be a slave, if you are dependent on government entitlements you just have a different slave owner.

    PASS THIS ON TO EVERY THINKING AMERICAN YOU KNOW!

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Oct 17, 2014 10:30 AM Flag

    WOWWWWWWWW!!!!!!

    Pump gasoline prices are up to the low $3's....when do you suppose they'll hit $1.80, which is what they were when LOTUS was inaugurated!!!!!!!

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Oct 9, 2014 2:13 PM Flag

    Leon Panetta last night on the O'Reilly factor said was not true,
    that it was an attack by terrorists, which he conveyed to Obama the next day
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    To further clarify exactly what the attack was---

    It was a well planned, and organized military attack committed by enemy combatants (Jihad soldiers). Benghazi whistleblower Gregory Hicks, the former deputy chief of mission in Libya, said he was “stunned” to hear Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice go on national television and blame the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on a Youtube video, during testimony before Congress on Wednesday.

    “I was stunned. My jaw dropped, and I was embarrassed,” Hicks told Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) during a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Oct 1, 2014 8:33 PM Flag

    “That doesn’t mean ISIL doesn’t still pose a threat. It doesn’t mean they aren’t still trying and in some cases succeeding at taking and holding ground,” he continued. “No one said this would be easy or quick, and no one should be lulled into a false sense of security by accurate air strikes. We will not, we cannot bomb them into obscurity.”

    The Pentagon official told reporters that Iraqi and Kurdish forces are currently in the best position to put pressure on ISIS and that American efforts will require a “long struggle” and “strategic patience.”

    “This group will adapt, and we’re going to have to adapt right along with them,” he said. “And air strikes alone, you’re just not going to bomb them away. It’s not going to happen like that.”

    The Pentagon’s low expectations for U.S. air strikes against ISIS are shared by forces fighting the terror group on the ground in the Middle East.

    Sefqan Ciya, a field commander of People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish group fighting Isis, told Newsweek in a recent interview: “We in the YPG have been fighting alone for a year, holding out against Isis in Kobane, but the U.S. and the international community are ignoring this fight. The reality is that Isis will not be stopped in northeast Syria unless the international community, above all the U.S. and EU countries, provide us with adequate military aid and cooperate with us in order jointly and effectively to target and attack Isis positions.”

  • Confirming the suspicions of the president’s harshest foreign policy critics, Pentagon officials told reporters this week that they shouldn’t expect air strikes to do much to weaken the Islamic State terrorists gaining ground in Iraq and Syria.

    Despite the approximately 310 U.S strikes on ISIS targets across Iraq and Syria launched by the end of the day Tuesday, Pentagon press secretary Admiral John Kirby said that ISIS “remains a very potent force.”

    Kirby said that ISIS fighters are countering the strikes by attempting to blend in to urban areas where air strikes could cause civilian casualties and being less brazen, but that they still pose a significant threat.

    “Yes, they’re dispersing, and yes, they aren’t communicating quite as openly or as boldly as they once were,” Kirby said. “That’s a good thing, because if they aren’t operating as freely, then they aren’t as free to achieve their goals.

  • Confirming the suspicions of the president’s harshest foreign policy critics, Pentagon officials told reporters this week that they shouldn’t expect air strikes to do much to weaken the Islamic State terrorists gaining ground in Iraq and Syria.

    Despite the approximately 310 U.S strikes on ISIS targets across Iraq and Syria launched by the end of the day Tuesday, Pentagon press secretary Admiral John Kirby said that ISIS “remains a very potent force.”

    Kirby said that ISIS fighters are countering the strikes by attempting to blend in to urban areas where air strikes could cause civilian casualties and being less brazen, but that they still pose a significant threat.

    “Yes, they’re dispersing, and yes, they aren’t communicating quite as openly or as boldly as they once were,” Kirby said. “That’s a good thing, because if they aren’t operating as freely, then they aren’t as free to achieve their goals.

    “That doesn’t mean ISIL doesn’t still pose a threat. It doesn’t mean they aren’t still trying and in some cases succeeding at taking and holding ground,” he continued. “No one said this would be easy or quick, and no one should be lulled into a false sense of security by accurate air strikes. We will not, we cannot bomb them into obscurity.”

    The Pentagon official told reporters that Iraqi and Kurdish forces are currently in the best position to put pressure on ISIS and that American efforts will require a “long struggle” and “strategic patience.”

    “This group will adapt, and we’re going to have to adapt right along with them,” he said. “And air strikes alone, you’re just not going to bomb them away. It’s not going to happen like that.”

    The Pentagon’s low expectations for U.S. air strikes against ISIS are shared by forces fighting the terror group on the ground in the Middle East.

    Sefqan Ciya, a field commander of People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish group fighting Isis, told Newsweek in a recent interview: “We in the YPG have been fighting alone for a year, holding out against Isis in Kobane, but the U.S. and the international community are ignoring this fight. The reality is that Isis will not be stopped in northeast Syria unless the international community, above all the U.S. and EU countries, provide us with adequate military aid and cooperate with us in order jointly and effectively to target and attack Isis positions.”

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Sep 23, 2014 9:50 AM Flag

    from the mid to late 20th century onwards, attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide
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    The point, Koonin says, isn't whether the climate is changing, as "the climate has always changed and always will."

    Meanwhile, while the Earth's average surface temperature has risen by 0.9 degree Fahrenheit over the last quarter of the 20th century, the increase has been much slower over the past 16 years, while the human contribution to carbon dioxide has gone up by 25 percent.

    "Yet the models famously fail to capture this slowing in the temperature rise," says Koonin. "Several dozen different explanations for this failure have been offered, with ocean variability most likely playing a major role. But the whole episode continues to highlight the limits of our modeling."

  • The War on Poverty Has Been a Colossal Flop

    Today, the U.S. Census Bureau will release its annual report on poverty. This report is noteworthy because this year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s launch of the War on Poverty. Liberals claim that the War on Poverty has failed because we didn’t spend enough money. Their answer is just to spend more. But the facts show otherwise.
    Full Report: The War on Poverty After 50 Years
    Since its beginning, U.S. taxpayers have spent $22 trillion on Johnson’s War on Poverty (in constant 2012 dollars). Adjusting for inflation, that’s three times more than was spent on all military wars since the American Revolution.

    One third of the U.S. population received aid from at least one welfare program at an average cost of $9,000 per recipient in 2013.
    The federal government currently runs more than 80 means-tested welfare programs. These programs provide cash, food, housing and medical care to low-income Americans. Federal and state spending on these programs last year was $943 billion. (These figures do not include Social Security, Medicare, or Unemployment Insurance.)
    INFOGRAPHIC: 9 Facts About How the Poor in America Live
    Over 100 million people, about one third of the U.S. population, received aid from at least one welfare program at an average cost of $9,000 per recipient in 2013. If converted into cash, current means-tested spending is five times the amount needed to eliminate all poverty in the U.S.

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Sep 4, 2014 3:40 PM Flag

    Rich Lowry: Obama's Foreign Policy Has Collapsed

    President Barack Obama's foreign policy has collapsed amid conflicting messages about how to manage the threat of the Islamic State (ISIS) and a track record of mistakes in the Middle East, said Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review.

    In an opinion piece for Politico Magazine, Lowry says that Republican hawks who have long warned of the disastrous consequences of a weak foreign policy have been proven right.

    "What we have been witnessing the past few weeks, in real time, is the intellectual collapse of Obama's foreign policy, accompanied by its rapid political unraveling," Lowry wrote.

    Lowry said that Obama's policies toward al-Qaida, the crisis in the Middle East, and Iraq and Syria have all been misguided.

    "We elected a president with the middle name of Hussein who did all he could to liquidate George W. Bush's foreign policy and made outreach to the Muslim world one of his top priorities — yet the terror threat has grown."

    By contrast, Lowry contends, predictions by Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain, for example, of the dangers of pulling out of Iraq have come to fruition.

    "It is not that the latest events in Iraq and Syria necessarily vindicate a rigorously McCainite foreign policy," Lowry wrote. "Events have vindicated the surge that devastated the forerunner of ISIL and demonstrated the folly of Obama’s total pullout from Iraq, the point at which the country began its downward slide."

    He added that the folly of Obama's foreign policy doctrine, summarized by the president as "don't do stupid stuff," is most evident in Syria.

    "We didn't invade, we didn't bomb, we didn't even really try to create an allied rebel force on the ground," Lowry said. "ISIL has established a base from which to launch operations in Iraq. This is not only a humanitarian catastrophe but a disaster for our interests, and more and more people are recognizing it as such."

    Lowry said the president's remarks on Wednesday that he intended to reduce the threat of ISIS to a "manageable problem" are not only vague but entirely misguided.

    "President Obama has said of President Bush's alleged approach to the world, every problem looks like a nail. By the same token, when the only tool you have is retreat, every problem looks 'manageable.'"

  • President Barack Obama let al-Qaida bounce back in Iraq because he pulled out U.S. troops in 2011, thereby setting the stage for the development of the Islamic State, said former Ambassador to Iraq Paul Bremer.

    The United States had defeated al-Qaida due to the 2007 surge during the Iraq War, a fact that "President Obama admitted himself when he came into office," Bremer told Fox News' "America's Newsroom."

    "We beat al-Qaida in Iraq under the surge directed by Gen. Petraeus, and, obviously, authorized by President Bush," Bremer said Thursday. "The problem in Iraq is what has happened in the last two to three years, particularly after we pulled out the troops in 2011, which was a big mistake."

    By retreating from Iraq, the vacuum allowed al-Qaida to regain strength, ultimately spawning the more violent organization formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which now poses a threat to Middle Eastern countries and the West.

    Arab countries would be willing to join with the United States to defeat ISIS, Bremer said, but they wanted to see American leadership in the effort.

    "A lot of the Arabs in the Middle East have substantial military capabilities. They could be engaged to help fight ISIL. But, they won't do it unless they are persuaded America is prepared to take the lead," he said, using an alternate acronym for the group.

    "Saudi Arabia has a quarter-million men under arms. They have an advanced American-supplied air force. There's a lot that other countries in the region could be doing to help, but they won't do it unless they see a clear American commitment."

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Sep 3, 2014 11:17 AM Flag

    Dianne Feinstein did not speak kindly of LOTUS ISIS foreign policy

    ‘TOO CAUTIOUS:’ Lawmakers blast Obama’s foreign policy approach to combatting ISIS in Syria and Iraq
    Republicans AND Democrats took the President to task Sunday after he admitted last week that the White House doesn’t ‘have a strategy yet’ to beat back the advance of the bloodthirsty ISIS militant group.

    "I think I've learned one thing about this President, and that is he's very cautious," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "Maybe in this instance, too cautious."
    On Thursday, during a televised statement to the U.S., Obama admitted that "we don't have a strategy yet " to combat the rise of the bloodthirsty ISIS militant organization in Syria and Iraq.

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Sep 3, 2014 10:54 AM Flag

    angry all over again that Obama didn't go to war
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    So much happy horse shyt.

    The fact that the "White House doesn’t ‘have a strategy yet’ " has nothing to do with going U. S. boots on the ground war. It has to do with sending arms to the kurds, for which they've been fruitlessly begging for a year, and training and providing intelligence support.

    We are already at war from 40,000 feet idiot.

  • Islamic State (ISIS) cells are already in the United States, and some of them have entered by crossing the Mexican border says former CIA agent Bob Baer.

    Baer told CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" on Tuesday that people working in intelligence-gathering have told him they don't know what ISIS members' plans are, but "it's a definite concern.

    "People who do this for a living are very alarmed," Baer said.

    Other ISIS members are American citizens who have been to Syria and have returned, he said. While intelligence agencies are aware of some of the people they suspect of being ISIS members and are working to gather evidence to apprehend them, they fear there are more that they don't know about.

    ISIS, currently calling itself the Islamic State, has taken over large portions of Syria and Iraq, claiming to have set up a caliphate from which it will wage world jihad. A spokesman said recently that ISIS plans to raise "the flag of Allah" in the White House.

    The group released a video Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

    It was the second such video in the past two weeks.

    ISIS had threatened to behead Sotloff at the end of a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley if the United States did not cease airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq.

    Baer told CNN's Tapper that he had expected the killings after U.S. airstrikes helped hinder ISIS' efforts in Iraq.

    "They have no choice in their minds but to strike back," Baer said.

    Foley and Sotloff were among at least four Americans publicly known to be held by ISIS, and Baer said they essentially grabbed the first American they could in order to carry out the grisly actions that they then released on video.

    With ISIS continuing to be hurt by American attacks, Baer said he expects them to continue to behead Western captives.

    "I think there'll be more," he said.

  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Sep 3, 2014 10:38 AM Flag

    Classic example of LOTUS's foreign policy to either 1-LEAD, 2-FOLLOW or 3-GET OUT OF THE WAY....he decisively chose option 3.

  • happygambler34 by happygambler34 Sep 3, 2014 10:19 AM Flag

    LOTUS had to chose one of those options in setting our nations foreign policy, particularly towards ISIS....HE CHOSE THE LAST.

    President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry both referred to ISIS as "a cancer" recently, yet neither has done much to stop it from spreading. FOX News reported today that our Campaigner-in-Chief received "specific and detailed intelligence" about the terror group's build-up at least a year ago. But the U.S. still has not taken definitive action to stop these barbaric murderers or to help the more than one million displaced Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities.

    After months of brutal ISIS attacks that have killed nearly 6,000 civilians, you might expect that by now the entire "international community" would have rallied around the Iraqi men, women, and children forced from their homes. Surely, with tens of thousands facing genocide, major relief organizations and world bodies must be mobilizing to help Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities.

    But that's not the case. Sadly, in the face of this horrific (and ongoing) suffering, persecution, and genocide, the world AND Washington, D.C. remain mostly silent. Our leaders can't seem to do much more than call ISIS names, like "a cancer" and "hateful."

    As the situation in northern Iraq grows steadily worse, I got word today that little to nothing is being done to bring relief to victims who have lost everything. My staff received the following alarming update this morning from RUN Ministries president Eric Watt:

    ISIS terrorists are sending their spies into our "Community of Hope" refugee camps! Out of fear of more killings, captures and rapes, some camps have been forced to move locations. Nowhere seems safe, and very little help is coming.

    RUN's leadership team in northern Iraq met over the weekend. We have come up with a strategy that we believe will enable us to continue the search, rescue and care of displaced Iraqis, while still protecting those who have lost everything.

    As a result of this extreme, ongoing need, RUN Ministries is increasing the size of our current "Community of Hope." We also are going to villages in rural areas and asking people to join us in creating a new "Underground Railroad" that will house and care for families. Even today, we are hiding hundreds of people, providing them with food and water until it is completely safe to build more refugee camps.

    It's disturbing to read the words "very little help is coming." That's why it's so important for Liberty Counsel Action friends to continue standing with RUN Ministries. Members of Eric's team are risking their lives to rescue Iraqi men, women and children, despite the imminent, deadly threat of ISIS terrorists.

    Unlike President Obama, RUN's network of believers have a strategy that will enable them to continue their difficult, dangerous and lifesaving work. Friends of Liberty Counsel Action have done so much to support the work of these brave volunteers, but their work is only just beginning!

  • Reply to

    dividend announcement

    by wnlsworld Aug 21, 2014 9:50 AM
    happygambler34 happygambler34 Aug 21, 2014 12:16 PM Flag

    They always announce dividend after BOD meeting at end of month.. Expect it 8/30 or 8/31.

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