It could disrupt supply routes. If Bab el-Mandeb Strait is closed it could prevent oil tankers from the Persian Gulf from reaching the Suez Canal and block the quickest route for tankers from North Africa to Asia Oil tankers.
I'm certain if the war hawk was still in office we would have our kids scattered ALL over the Middle East hell hole. Chaney and friends would most certainly want to protect their interests and assets. Let Saudi Arabia and all other OPEC nations band together to do their OWN dirty work for once. We've wasted enough lives and minds in that region already!
This is the EXACT quote Obama made, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: "The strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us while supporting partners on the front lines is one that we have successfully pursued in Yemen and Somalia for years. And it is consistent with the approach I outlined earlier this year, to use force against anyone who threatens America's core interests but to mobilize partners wherever possible to address broader challenges to international order."
As usual the right wing wackos take EVERYTHING out of context to support their dire need to get another wacko elected President.
That's because Bush was responsible and it has already been proven, FACTUALLY! You have a group of Republicans that have been attempting to undermine Obama ever since he was elected. The speaker of the House vowed to do everything possible to defeat the President. Mitch McConnell: "I Want To Be Senate Majority Leader In Order To Make Obama A One-Term President". Even Republicans were surprised and embarrassed by McConnell's statement. Former Republican Senator, Joe Scarborough was floored by McConnell’s open admission that his single most important goal is to defeat Obama. “Mitch McConnell said that?!? … He admitted that on the record?!? That is embarrassing,” he said. “Can I just say for the record – that is pathetic.”
Obama and the US have come along way from the wreckage that Bush left this country
in, In spite of the party of NO-HELP!
Oil will not be $100 by year end unless some catastrophic event pushes it there temporarily. Say the word "OVERSUPPLY" 3 times and maybe it will sink in or maybe not. This ISN"T a demand issue. If it were it could correct pretty quick.
The fruitcake is in the news again but he could also be a black pawn for Rove and Spicer, INSIDIOUS!
Hey Ben trying looking up the word Psychotic because that's how your rants are making you look.
Ben Carson says President Barack Obama is a psychopath.
His comment came in an exchange between the neurosurgeon who's likely to mount a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and his chief adviser, Armstrong Williams, captured by a GQ reporter on the night of this year's State of the Union address.
Williams had said Obama looked "elegant" that night.
And Carson responded: "Like most psychopaths. That's why they're successful. That's the way they look. They all look great."
Later in the exchange, Carson accused Obama of knowingly selling the American public "a lie."
"He's trying to sell what he thinks is not true!" Carson reportedly said. "He's sitting there saying, 'These Americans are so stupid I can tell them anything.'" I think he has Obama confused with Dr Seuss Cruz.
It's the latest in a long string of controversial comments from Carson, who's touted himself as an outsider -- someone who isn't a career politician and doesn't carry himself as one.
His blunt comments about Obama have been part of Carson's appeal to conservatives who have detested the President during his six-plus years in office.
Carson has also compared Obama's signature health care law to "slavery," and said homosexuality is a choice because some people enter prison straight and leave it gay. Is this true norris?
Thanks I put in a limit order at $24 before I headed to the gym and it executed. I wasn't planning on adding so soon in this sector until later in the year but I couldn't resist here.
Hillary will be just fine. She will eat whoever survives the right wing primaries because they will tear each other up and expose their wackiness for all to see. This is all noise that is being orchestrated by the RNC and will blow over. It's a long way to November 2016. Obamas numbers are improving every month and the Republicans won't have much to complain about. The Democrats also will always have Bush and 2008 to fall back on if needed. The American people will not want to travel backwards again.
I'm sure you have a lot of experience in this area. The first sign is repeating something over and over hoping for a different result the next time, such as predicting the price of a particular stock and never getting it right.
I've got an 870 with the real wood stock, owned it since early 70's and it still looks brand new. Best shotgun ever made.
He never went to the beach, so no sand to draw a line in. GW spent all his spare time at that fake cattle ranch in Crawford, Texas. How do you call something a cattle ranch if it doesn't have any cattle? He bought it right before the election he and his brother Jeb stole from Gore because the RNC wanted him to be a cowboy but he never rode a horse and was actually afraid of them. You really couldn't have made this stuff up even if you were writing a sci fi novel which is precisely what his political career really was, a sci fi novel.
Poll: 50% say Obama's been a success. They are finally seeing the light.
As the political world's focus begins to turn to the race to succeed President Barack Obama, a new CNN/ORC poll finds Americans are split over whether Obama's time in office has been a success. But they are now more likely than at any point during his tenure to say things in the country are going well.
In February 2009, shortly after Obama took office, 21% of Americans said things in the country were going well, 79% that they were going badly.
The new poll finds 53% saying things are going well, 46% badly. That's the highest share saying things are going well that CNN/ORC polls have found during Obama's time in office, though it is not significantly higher than the 52% saying things were going well in November.
The rising optimism about how the country is doing comes after several months of strong economic news. The current unemployment rate of 5.5% is the lowest of his presidency, and although average gas prices -- often closely tied with public perceptions of the economy -- are slightly higher than they were a few months ago, they remain lower than they were a year ago.
Perceptions of the success of Obama's presidency after six years in office falls in between ratings of his two immediate predecessors. Just 39% said they considered George W. Bush's presidency a success in January 2007, 55% considered it a failure. Bill Clinton, by contrast, was broadly deemed successful, with 77% calling his time in office a success as of January 1999 and 20% calling it a failure.
Perceptions of Obama as a strong and decisive leader, as someone who can manage the government effectively and can get the economy moving again have also recently rebounded somewhat. The share who see Obama as a strong leader has grown from 48% last July to 53% now. On the economy, 51% see Obama as someone who can get it moving again, up from 46% a year ago.
The leadership representing both parties in Congress fares worse than the President. Nearly two-thirds (63%) disapprove of the Democratic leaders in Congress, while 74% disapprove of the Republican leadership. That's worse than in March 2011, when 64% said they disapproved of GOP leadership a few months after the party took control of the U.S. House of Representatives.
So he's a 38 year old virgin. If he hold's out for a couple more years he could make a non-fiction version of the 40 year old virgin. If you haven't spoken to him in years how do you know he is still pristine? Scarlett said she never heard of him, I tried.