Obama hubris meltdown: ‘I lead the strongest military the world has ever known’

Pride goeth before a fall.

The POTUS-in-Chief.
The POTUS-in-Chief.

It’s certainly easier on the spirits these days to ignore Obama than to pay attention to his activities and pronouncements.

But it’s worth making sorrowful note of the fateful words he spoke in his speech to the UN General Assembly on Monday.  We cannot doubt that they are likely to become as famous a misreading of reality and the current moment as Neville Chamberlain’s “peace for our time” proclamation – curiously enough, uttered almost exactly 77 year ago, on 30 September 1938.

Here is what Obama said at the UN (emphasis added): Continue reading “Obama hubris meltdown: ‘I lead the strongest military the world has ever known’”

Complete unraveling: Top 5 reasons why the non-deal agreement with Iran is bad

Such a time as this.

Obama MunichThese are the top five other than the fact that it’s not a deal; it’s a surrender.  The West has agreed to lift the sanctions on Iran.  Iran has not agreed to give up anything she needs to acquire a bomb, or cease any of her aggressive behavior (e.g., arming and training Hezbollah and Hamas, fighting wars in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen).  Not one of these things – not one – is a measure of performance Iran will actually have to demonstrate to get the sanctions lifted.

1. The agreement paves Iran’s path to the bomb. The only question about Iran and the bomb now is when Iran will get it. If Iran adheres to the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement (link to full text here), she will retain the means, and improve the expertise, to build nuclear weapons throughout the next 10 years.  She would wait for that 10 years to pass, however, before enriching enough uranium to test a warhead and stockpile weapons. Continue reading “Complete unraveling: Top 5 reasons why the non-deal agreement with Iran is bad”

‘Chickensh*t-gate’: Obama administration proves it’s got nothing

Impotence.

Soulmates. (Image: Reuters, Jason Reed via Guardian)
Soulmates. (Image: Reuters, Jason Reed via Guardian)

New post up at Liberty Unyielding.  Enjoy!

Israel vindicated by UN damage assessment in Gaza

Deliberate and responsible.

 

Hamas terrorists infiltrate Israel through a tunnel from Gaza, 17 July 2014. (IDF video)
Hamas terrorists infiltrate Israel through a tunnel from Gaza, 17 July 2014. (IDF video)

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MH17: The world without American leadership

Stripping the veneer.

 

(Reuters image)
(Reuters image)

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