Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left

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  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 28, 2014 12:31 a.m.

    Hmm?

    * open borders for terrorists to walk through
    * American weapons in the hands of ISIS
    * slow reaction to ISIS violence
    * hiding behind golf courses

    Who's side is the commander on?

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 26, 2014 9:30 p.m.

    Ralph,

    Unless you've been to Iran, and searched every inch of the country, you don't know what you're talking about.

    Explain how you know the WMDs didn't exist.

  • Ralph Salt Lake City, UT
    Aug. 26, 2014 1:36 p.m.

    @worf

    > Pay attention! The WMD's (chemical bombs) were found about a month ago. They did exist!

    welp, there you go. you say we found them, 11 years later....only we didn't.
    Wikipedia will help with your memory, and it's only a few keystrokes away.

    The Iraq Survey Group issued the statement: "No such weapons were found."

    And before you accuse him, Obama did NOT go into Iraq and hide them before the US attacked Iraq.

    Of course, right wing media has trouble with the facts, so I can only imagine you got your opinions from it. But don't worry, your opinions are just as relevant as actual historical facts, so by all means, keep posting them.

  • RedShirt USS Enterprise, UT
    Aug. 26, 2014 12:36 p.m.

    Reading this, I think we have found the reincarnation of Nero.

    The world is on fire, and he is gone once more to a rich-man's vacation destination and spends more time golfing than anybody that isn't a pro-golfer.

    He is very disconnected from his job, and shows no sign of becoming engaged again.

  • lost in DC West Jordan, UT
    Aug. 26, 2014 12:17 p.m.

    GaryO,
    your liberal response is nothing but formulaic,

    tell untruths,

    blame bush for BO's mistakes

    blame bush for BO's mistakes

    blame bush for BO's mistakes

    tell untruths

    blame bush for BO's mistakes

    do you even know what a lie is? you accuse bush every chance you get, but completely ignore BO's multiple lies as if they never happened. how many people lost their health plans? how many saw their expenses reduce $2500/year?, etc ad infinitum.

    amazing how stupid you think nancy, hillary and the dems are. liberals accuse bush of being some stupid hick who lies all the time, but if he is such a stupid hick, how did he fool such brilliant people as hillary, nancy, and harry?

    MAYBE they looked at the same intelligency bush saw and drew the same conclusions.

    which is it, GaryO? are hillary, nancy, and harry so stupid some dumb texan hick can snooker them, or MAYBE, just MAYBE, was the intelligence flawed?

    Lots of things exist in liberal fantasy land, but since that is the ONLY place they exist, we never see them in the real world.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    Aug. 26, 2014 8:40 a.m.

    Hey Lost –“Too bad you refuse to admit the situation was relatively stable when your hero took and over and things then went to you-know-where in a handbasket . . . “

    Your “Conservative” responses have become quite formulaic.

    1.Cite one of GW’s Numerous Mistakes
    2.Blame it on Obama.

    That “stability” you are so proud of was only possible because we had a massive military force in Iraq. That’s not real stability. That is just one more FAILURE.

    . . . One more failure GW can chalk up on his record and his apologists can try to explain away.

    Hey Worf - " They did exist!"

    Lot's of things exist in Right Wing Fantasy Land.

    But for some reason, we just never see them in the Real World.

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Aug. 25, 2014 9:49 p.m.

    @GaryO,

    Pay attention! The WMD's (chemical bombs) were found about a month ago. They did exist!

    It's your hero that's left the southern doors open, and ISIS terrorists have likely come through.

    Do some research and find out how many convicted criminals were pardoned by Obama.

    This wasn't Bush, but who?

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    Aug. 25, 2014 6:23 p.m.

    Sorry Anchovey, but you can’t undo the GW Bush administration. Control-Z won’t do it. And you can’t delete it either. It was here. It did huge damage to this nation, and now its horrible legacy still lingers . . And will haunt the world for decades . . . Maybe centuries.

    I see you are quite practiced in blaming the horrendous consequences of GW's actions on Democrats, but that does not change reality either.

    Yes, when Bush invaded Iraq, “he also included Congress in that action.” by LYING to members of Congress about all the horrible and varied WMD’s Sadaam was preparing to use against us.

    And yes “Democrats controlled the House and the Senate from January 2007 to January 2011,” but if you’re suggesting that a Democratic Congress was responsible for GW’s Great Recession or anything else GW, then exactly what legislation did they pass during that time that may have caused it? And why didn’t GW veto it?

    Apologizing for George W Bush must be exhausting. I don’t envy you the task you have taken upon yourself.

  • Anchovey Provo, UT
    Aug. 25, 2014 5:14 p.m.

    History will treat President George W. Bush more kindly than some people and some members of the current media do. Sending men and women into harms way is not a haphazard decision and President Bush did not make that decision lightly. He also included Congress in that action. President Bush is maligned by those who don't recall that Democrats controlled the House and the Senate from January 2007 to January 2011 when the House became a Republican majority. The Senate is still controlled by the Democrats in general and Harry Reid in particular. The President rules by phone and pen...President Obama and his "advisors" seldom stop bashing President Bush. Perhaps, if President Obama stopped the bashing and picked up the phone to chat with the former President Bush a lot of healing would take place and a whole lot of information could be shared.

  • lost in DC West Jordan, UT
    Aug. 25, 2014 4:06 p.m.

    GaryO
    time to get over your bush derangement syndrome - he is no longer president

    Too bad you refuse to admit the situation was relatively stable when your hero took and over and things then went to you-know-where in a handbasket when BO projected weakness and disinterest.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    Aug. 25, 2014 2:07 p.m.

    “While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, ‘What is it about August?’”

    . . . And later his son, GW Bush, clearly not up to the task plaintively asked, “What is about January through December?”

    Predictably, DN quotes “a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies” . . . Which is, of course, a Right-Wing Neo-Conservative “Think Tank,” (as if the guy said anything worth hearing). "In a lot of capitals there is retrenchment and they need the United States to lead them and pressure them so they can justify it to their own publics.” Oh really? Did they ASK us to lead them, or is that just an ASSUMPTION of a Neocon interested in feeding the military industrial complex?

    "The beheading is not just a message to the Obama administration.” No it’s a message to the world. And it plainly tells us that GW’s massive malfeasance in commanding an unprovoked invasion of Iraq in 2003 will have negative repercussions for years, maybe decades, to come.