Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Obama Caliphate

Making excuses for Islam seems to have become a norm after the Muslim/Arab attack against New York City in 2001. The apologetics started when George Bush allowed a chartered planeload of Saudis to flee the country before the smoke had cleared over ground zero. The Obama national security team, the academy, and especially the media, still labor mightily to separate Muslim acts and ideology.
In the Obama years, the twin vectors of rhetorical appeasement (John Brennan) and “humanitarian” intervention (Samantha Power) merged to create a kind of democratic imperialism, a foreign policy paradigm where regime change is the agent and democracy is the expected, yet improbable, outcome. The Obama crew does not admit any evidence, even beheadings, which might suggest that Islam and democracy are incompatible.
At the same time, Islamists thrive globally in pursuit of religious monoculture. In the past decade, passive American rhetoric and imprudent interventions have actually enabled theocracy, undermined sovereignty, and discredited democracy worldwide.
The global village, especially the Muslim street, is now littered with the nation/state chaos of wishful thinking. Iran, Libya, Egypt, the Sudan, Yemen, Palestine, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan are among the casualties. Intervention in the Ummah, in the name of “stability” or democracy has become a serial farce.
A fresh crop of theo-fascist thugs is now abroad, varieties that make Fatah, Hezb’allah, Hamas, or al Qaeda seem enlightened. The new face of Islam is savage:  beheading, crucifixion, slavery, and genocide. Demands are binary: “accept Islam or die.” The mad dogs of Muslim hell are off the choke chain.
The standard bearer of Islam’s latest lurch backwards is the newly minted Islamic State of Iran and Syria (ISIS). Muslim terrorists have upped the ante and called America’s bluff again. Unlike the imaginary red lines drawn in the Oval Office, ISIS has drawn a bright red line with American blood.
The cradle of civilization has become a charnel house, a manufactured tragedy wrought by the intersection of pandering, strategic naiveté, and blowback. Administration and Media sycophants were inclined to ignore beheadings in Mosul when the victims were natives. Now that the Islamic knife cuts closer to home, decapitation is finally covered above the fold.
Such developments might sound grim, but apparently not bad enough to interrupt administration partying on Martha’s Vineyard this summer.
When President Obama first spoke of ISIS, he referred to the caliphate as the “junior varsity.” Presumably the varsity might be James Clapper’s cryptic “nefarious characters.” Dismissing real threats with trite euphemism says everything about the professionalism of the Obama national security team.
Take just Syria as an example. America partnered first with anti-Assad Islamists, some of which are now part of or fighting with ISIS. Washington now finds itself both supplying and killing the same fanatics that are trying to depose the Syrian and Iraqi regimes. In fact, Obama intervened in Syria to undo a regime which now appears to have morphed into another ally of the moment. Who could trust America in such a matrix?

Now that children and American journalists are subject to public beheading by ISIS, someone needs to ask the President of the United States if the conflict in Iraq is still a “war of choice.” If the war in Iraq/Syria is now “necessary,” the outlook is bleak. The future is dark because leadership in the White House is so clearly insufficient for the challenges that lay ahead.
When Mister Obama spoke of James Foley’s recent confession and execution, the president forgot to mention that the executioner was an Englishman. Yes, the man who severed Foley’s head was probably a Brit, one of many jihadis that America and the EU have allowed, if not sponsored, in the Levant under “regime change” policies. How does America and Europe lie with dogs and not get fleas?
Poetic, if not historical, justice would be served if the shotgun marriage of Syria and Iraq is remembered as the Obama Caliphate.
America appeasing the so-called “moderate” Muslim majority, in places like Doha, Riyadh, and Islamabad at the expense of enabling religious war, the global jihad, was always a recipe for disaster. Now the coercive knife of Islam even threatens Western media apologists, the kind of Islamic blowback that only morons or masochists would fail to anticipate.
“The quickest way to end a war is to lose it.” – George Orwell

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The Latest Admission from the Obama IRS is Not Only Maddening, It’s Criminal

Since the start of the House Oversight Committee’s investigation into the Obama IRS targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative groups began, there have been ever-changing stories from the group that abused its power to punish political dissenters from Barack Obama’s agenda.
Lois Lerner initially gave a soapbox speech in which she claimed she did nothing wrong, then pled the Fifth and refused to answer any questions. The House Republicans were accused of conducting a witch hunt. Even as evidence surfaced that proved collusion between top Democrats, even Elijah Cummings who is on the investigative committee, and the IRS, there was the continued claim made that there was no scandal.
When the claim that the targeting scandal was the result of a few rogue employees in the Cincinnati office was debunked as a lie, Democrats still claimed there was no scandal. In fact, Barack Obama even adamantly claimed, during a pre-Super Bowl 2014 interview with FOX News’ Bill O’Reilly, that there was not even a smidgen of corruption at the IRS. Obama was proven to be aliar in regards to that claim days later.
We were told that the agency did have all of Lois Lerner’s emails, then we were told they did not. The claim was made that they were destroyed when her hard drive crashed. We were told that no backups of the emails were done, even though that is required by law. On Tuesday, Judicial Watch obtained an admittance from the Justice Department that, contrary to the lies previously told, the backups were done, but they would not search for the emails pertinent to the case because it would be too difficult.
Now comes an even more stunning admission from the Obama IRS that screams of criminal misconduct in the destruction of evidence.
FOX News reports that Thomas Kane, deputy chief counsel for the IRS, admitted in a sworn declaration that Lois Lerner’s Blackberry, which would have given Congress access to her emails in their investigation, was intentionally destroyed after the congressional probe into the scandal began.
Thomas Kane, Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel for the IRS, wrote in the declaration, part of a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch against the IRS, that the Blackberry was “removed or wiped clean of any sensitive or proprietary information and removed as scrap for disposal in June 2012.”
That date – June 2012 – is significant because by that time, ex-IRS official Lerner had already been summoned before congressional staffers who interviewed her about reports of the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.
“We had already talked to her. Our personal staff and Oversight Committee staff had sat down with Ms. Lerner and confronted her about information we were getting from conservative groups in the state of Ohio and around the country,” Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told Fox News.
“If you intentionally destroy evidence, that is a crime. If you make a statement in court saying the evidence is not available and it is, that is also a crime,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice.
The IRS did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
How will the Obama regime’s respond to this latest and damning admission by the IRS deputy chief counsel?

Group Claims IRS Lawyer Said Lerner’s Emails Were Backed Up

More Liberal LIES Uncovered!

“There’s no such thing as Lois Lerner’s missing emails. It’s all been a big lie. They’ve been lying to the courts, to the American people, and to Congress. It’s really outrageous.”


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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Where Governmental Incompetence Ends and Malice Begins

The greatest dilemma of the age of Obama is whether to describe our government as dumb and inefficient or evil. Hanlon’s Razor states: “Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.” Indeed, much of our government’s activities can only be explained by stupidity.
Conservative advocacy is at its easiest when we libertarians are asserting the general ineptitude of The State. It is everywhere. Sometimes it is lightheartedly funny, as when the nice woman at the state park tells you they will have more souvenirs when “we get more funds at the beginning of the physical year,” or when Congressman Hank Johnson frets over the possibility that Guam could “tip over, and uh… capsize” with the addition of 25,000 additional residents.


Sometimes government idiocy takes on a more dark humor, as when a DEA agent shoots himself in the leg while telling a group of schoolchildren that he is the “only one professional enough to carry the Glock 40.”
Sometimes the unfiltered stupidity of our government infuriates us, as when anti-voucher politicians like President Obama fill public schools full of third world children while their own progeny go to private school, or when they tell us that “guns on our streets” are a danger to “the children” while their own children are surrounded by armed guards at every instant.
Sometimes government ineptitude saddens us, ruins our day, and causes us to oscillate between the depths of despair and blind rage, as when we see pictures of toddlers about to eat a mouthful of AK-47 rounds:
Every time I see that picture, I want to wash that kid off, feed him some oatmeal, and go outside to play. And I want to do things to the men on the other end of those barrels that do not merit discussion on American Thinker, only fulfillment without note. But most of all, I am ashamed as an American that my tax dollars funded what surely happened next. I am ashamed as an Iraq vet that we left the decent people in that country to such a fate after we upturned the political order that at least granted them life.
My generation’s ‘Saigon evacuation,’ the ISIS debacle in Iraq, is a more difficult case for Hanlon’s Razor. Could our foreign policy apparatus be so stupid as to not have seen this coming? After all, I knew that Iraq would quickly descent into chaos should America fail to leave a small contingent behind, and without the benefit of an Ivy League education. This humiliating and heartbreaking disaster was widely predicted when Obama neglected to negotiate a status of force agreement which could have left a small American stabilizing force in Iraq.
I believe that Barrack Obama is simply too narcissistic to be a closet advocate of Sunni Islam, but I do believe that he was willing to discard peace in Iraq for electoral benefit. Throwing away a hard-fought victory for a cheap win at the polls (voter turnout was down sharply in 2012) most certainly rises to the level of malice.
When James O’Keefe of Project Veritas crossed the Rio Grande dressed as Bin Laden, he was clearly making a mockery of government ineptitude. While the video is a funny spectacle, the thesis is just slightly wrong.

Our unsecured border is really a case of the Federal government waging war on one hated demographic, and one obsolete demographic. The elites of this country hate white people for being too independent minded; in 2012 a USDA office disdainfully described white Appalachian residents who would not take food stamps as being afflicted with “mountain pride.”
The US Chamber of Commerce simply cares far more about corporate profits than the citizens of the country, as evident by their endless push for amnesty. They are nakedly advocating in order to drive wages down. Such a scheme can only work when government’s large safety net picks up the legions of unemployed. The foolish business-Republicans have clearly not considered the taxes which will surely be required to pay for this policy. The American citizenry is getting in the way of the American government.
The case is even sadder for Black America. They simply are not breeding fast enough, and have fallen out of favor with the Democratic Party. Black Americans are being driven from the workforce, and even historically black neighborhoods like Compton, Los Angeles by the new, more favored demographic. Straight out of Compton, indeed!
If you find yourself flummoxed as to the cause of some government caper, merely ask “who benefits from doing this, and who benefits from letting it happen?” In some cases, such as when NASA crashed a Mars orbiter, nobody benefits and thus the proximate answer is clearly stupidity (stupidity caused by laziness, and laziness caused by non-concern over other people’s money). In cases such as a completely ineffective half-century War on Poverty, a small dose of cynicism on the part of the reader should suffice to name an entire list of vultures feasting on the carcass of this particular government boondoggle.
In closing, don’t fear our government too much: as any veteran can attest, it is truly a hive of inanity behind the fancy departmental crests and silly titles. However, don’t snicker at our overlords too heartily, for they might just be checkmating us all.

Fraud: Virginia County Finds 17 Repeat Voters From 2012 Election

Virginia County officials have discovered multiple instances of voter fraud from the 2012 presidential election. Seventeen to be exact. The Virginia Voters Alliance and Election Integrity Maryland launched the investigation in Fairfax County, Va. and Maryland. Here's how they revealed the fraud and pursued a follow up inquiry:
Officials from Fairfax and Montgomery County, Md., identified dual voters by matching first and last names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers.
Brian Schoenemann, secretary of the Fairfax County Electoral Board, said he sent letters and evidence to county Commonwealth Attorney Ray Morroghstate Attorney General Mark HerringU.S. Attorney Dana Boente and the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justicerequesting further investigation.
Oh yeah, and one of those people charged with fraud has reportedly been voting twice for over a decade.  
In response to these findings, Reagan George, president of the nonpartisan VVA, criticized political progressives for insisting voter fraud is an unfair invention intending to keep minorities away from the polls:
George said the presence of dual voters demolishes the argument by political “progressives” that voter fraud doesn’t exist.
“Their next point will be that voter fraud is such a small percentage that such voter fraud should be ignored. What percentage of the overall vote is tolerable for progressives?” George asked.
“VVA believes we should have zero tolerance for voter fraud in our elections,” he said in a statement.
Cathy Kelleher, president of the nonpartisan Election Integrity Maryland, says that her group has not been asked to help find additional dual voters, presumably because election officials intend on keeping Virginia blue:
Kelleher said EIM sent names of 164 alleged duplicate Virginia-Maryland statewide voters to Mary Wagner at the State Board of Elections.
“She passed them on to the State Prosecutor Emmett Davitt. We have not received any response to the inquiry,” Kelleher said.
Illegal voting isn't an anomaly for Virginia. In last year's gubernatorial race, voting irregularities and several cases of intimidation at the polls were found in 13 districts across the state after Democrat Terry McAuliffe won the election. Some votes were found cast by people who had moved out of the district or weredeceased.
Voter fraud is real. Who knows how many more illegal votes were cast throughout Virginia's elections and the country as a whole. Hopefully this will be a wake up call to progressives who often choose to look the other way.


Again, how can anyone trust or respect these IDIOTS  in this "Regime"! Never ending LIES.

Via Judicial Watch:

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced the following developments in the IRS’ missing emails investigation. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton stated:
Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of a government-wide catastrophe.  The Obama administration attorneys said that this back-up system would be too onerous to search.  The DOJ attorneys also acknowledged that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is investigating this back-up system.
We obviously disagree that disclosing the emails as required would be onerous, and plan to raise this new development with Judge Sullivan.
This is a jaw-dropping revelation.  The Obama administration had been lying to the American people about Lois Lerner’s missing emails. There are no “missing” Lois Lerner emails – nor missing emails of any of the other top IRS or other government officials whose emails seem to be disappearing at increasingly alarming rate. All the focus on missing hard drives has been a diversion. The Obama administration has known all along where the email records could be – but dishonestly withheld this information. You can bet we are going to ask the court for immediate assistance in cutting through this massive obstruction of justice.
Here is the second set of sworn declarations by IRS officials in response to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan’s investigation into the missing emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials. The declarations were provided after close of business on Friday, August 22.
The first meeting was held this afternoon by Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola, who was appointed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to manage and assist in discussions between Judicial Watch and the IRS about how to obtain any missing records which have been the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. IRS (No. 1:13-cv-1559)).
Judge Sullivan has encouraged Judicial Watch to submit a request for limited discovery into the missing IRS records after September 10.
Watch Tom Fitton discussing the new revelation on Fox News: