Incompetent? or Traitor????

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Wed, 06-23-2010 - 9:04am

How's that hope and change working for you?


Not so well for me:


Betrayal of Israel and befriending of Iran has led to a nuclear armed Iran.


Insistence on political correctness over common sense resulted in the Ft. Hood massacre.


The best health care system in the world has been replaced by cradle to grave promises that cannot be paid for. . .just the sort of plan that has bankrupted EU nations.


Our armed forces are commanded by a "commander in chief" who cannot even command the respect of generals he appointed.


Now, not only has the Obama administration failed to help in the Oil Spill Crisis,

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Registered: 06-07-2010
Wed, 06-23-2010 - 12:50pm
It's pretty clear that Obama wants to maximize the damage the spill can cause so he can use it as a wedge for his anti-oil...er...considering his 2 BILLION dollar gift to a Brazilian oil company for deep water drilling..."anti-American oil" agenda.
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Registered: 04-04-2001
Wed, 06-23-2010 - 2:18pm

Why would a president who is not a traitor tie US hands in oil exploration while funding same for Brazil. . .especially in light of the following:


Brazil, Russia, India and China form bloc to challenge US dominance



Tony Halpin in Yekaterinburg




With public hugs and backslaps among its leaders, a new political bloc was formed yesterday to challenge the global dominance of the United States.


The first summit of heads of state of the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — ended with a declaration calling for a “multipolar world order”, diplomatic code for a rejection of America’s position as the sole global superpower.


President Medvedev of Russia went further in a statement with his fellow leaders after the summit, saying that the BRIC countries wanted to “create the conditions for a fairer world order”. He described the meeting with President Lula da Silva of Brazil, the Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, and the Chinese President, Hu Jintao, as “an historic event”.


The BRIC bloc brings together four of the world’s largest emerging economies, representing 40 per cent of the world’s population and 15 per cent of global GDP. The leaders set out plans to co-operate on policies for tackling the global economic crisis at the next G20 summit in the US in September.







“We are committed to advance the reform of international financial institutions so as to reflect changes in the world economy. The emerging and developing economies must have a greater voice,” they said.


The BRIC states also pledged to work together on political and economic issues such as energy and food security. Co-operation in science and education would promote “fundamental research and the development of advanced techologies”.


The declaration also satisfied a key Kremlin demand by calling for a “more diversified international monetary system”. President Medvedev is seeking to break the dominance of the US dollar in financial markets as the world’s leading reserve currency.


He favours the establishment of more regional reserve currencies, including the Russian rouble and the Chinese yuan, to prevent economic shocks. Mr Medvedev said: “The existing set of reserve currencies, including the US dollar, have failed to perform their functions.”


The declaration made no specific mention of the dollar, an indication of China’s reservations about the Russian idea. Beijing holds almost $2 trillion in foreign currency reserves and a large portion of US debt.


The BRIC summit coincided with a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) in Yekaterinburg, which further underlined the determination of Moscow and Beijing to assert themselves against the West.


The SCO comprises Russia, China and the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Iran, Pakistan, India and Mongolia have observer status and President Karzai of Afghanistan attended the summit as a guest.


Iran’s embattled President, Mahmoud Amadinejad, defied protests at home to attend the conference, where he hit out at the US and declared that the “international capitalist order is retreating”. But he beat a swift retreat from the summit just hours after arriving, cancelling a planned press conference to return to the crisis in his country.


China pledged $10 billion in loans to Central Asian countries struggling in the economic crisis, adding financial muscle to its leading role in the SCO. Russia and China regard the organisation as a means to restrict US influence in their Central Asian “back yard”.


Mr Medvedev held separate meetings about the situation in Afganistan with President Karzai and President Zardari of Pakistan, a clear signal to President Obama not to ignore Russian interests as he presses US policy in the region in the fight against the Taleban.





























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Wed, 06-23-2010 - 11:36pm
Makes you wonder...doesn't it?
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Registered: 04-04-2001
Thu, 06-24-2010 - 11:20am

How familiar does this sound:

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Registered: 02-28-2010
Thu, 06-24-2010 - 8:22pm

Once again a voice of reason

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Fri, 06-25-2010 - 3:24pm

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Registered: 04-04-2001
Fri, 06-25-2010 - 3:35pm

Meanwhile, government - which has been totally ineffectual in dealing with the oil spill - continues to do what it does best. . .figure out how to collect more money:


IRS says it wants its share of BP payments received by oil spill victims
Published: Friday, June 25, 2010, 12:19 PM
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Registered: 10-28-2009
Fri, 06-25-2010 - 7:37pm

He's an expert, no doubt about that.

http://www.wcu.edu/25868.asp

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Registered: 02-28-2010
Sat, 06-26-2010 - 10:57am
Alas, we know all too well the right wings disgust with science and academia - Drill, Baby Drill is much more easy and quaint to buy into....
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Registered: 02-14-2010
Sat, 06-26-2010 - 2:27pm

"Alas, we know all too well the right wings disgust with science and academia "


That is the left's accusation, unfortuantely reality does not agree with it.


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