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WTF? Hezbollah Commander Known as “God of Death” Posed as Special Forces Officer at Ft Sam Houston!

Mideast Israel Striking Syria

Ten pounds of anthrax in a medium-size suitcase, carried by a Jihad warrior through the tunnels can kill 300,000 Americans in one hour,” he said. “It will make 9/11 look like peanuts. There’s no need for plans… Just one courageous man, to spread this confetti on the White House lawn. Then we will really be able to celebrate.“

~ Hezbollah leader on how easy one of it’s members could cross over from Mexico and commit a major act of terror.

By Gary P Jackson

Back in February I talked about the latest craze in terrorism, Hezbollah murderers going to the country of Belize, obtaining “cleansed” passports that would allow them to enter the United States through Mexico.

We already had one radical Muslim terrorist infiltrate the United States Army and commit a violent act of terror at Ft Hood, Texas. Never mind that President Obama calls it “workplace violence.” We have a serious problem!

Now comes the story of Wissam Allouche, a vicious Hezbollah terrorist, who was able to become a United States citizen in 2009, thanks to the incompetent morons who run our immigration department.

From Creeping Sharia:

Are people at the DoD and DHS being fired for their incompetence in not identifying this Muslim terrorists membership in Islamic terror groups that have killed Americans? via Accused ex-Hezbollah member referred to as “god of death” – San Antonio Express-News.

[Wissam] Allouche was arrested by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force here last week after being indicted on charges of not disclosing, during his quest to obtain his U.S. citizenship, his membership in the Amal militia and Hezbollah in Lebanon in the 1980s and lying about matters related to his marriage to a U.S. citizen.

He is also charged with not disclosing his prior membership in those groups when he applied for a security clearance with the Defense Department as he sought a contracting job. Before 2009, Allouche worked for L3, which provides linguistic services for the U.S. military overseas, and he was deployed for several months to Iraq. He has lived in the U.S. since about 2002, and once owned Windcrest Mobil, a gas station at Walzem and Interstate 35, according to his lawyer.

He is not charged specifically with espionage or terrorist activity. Hezbollah, conceived by Muslim clericks, was formed in the 1980s in the wake of the Israeli occupation of Lebanon, and has been considered a terrorist group by the U.S. since 1997, according to testimony and news reports. Some reports said Hezbollah was formed by members of the Amal movement, and other reports say Hezbollah gets support from Iran and Syria.

For more than three years, the task force has been investigating Allouche, and even used an undercover person to record conversations with him, authorities said. The FBI raided his then-home in Universal City in 2011, and found documents which they claim he fabricated to falsely show he had security clearances, membership in U.S. special forces and Defense Department intelligence units.

He admitted on tape that he was a member of Amal and that he was a commander of Hezbollah,” prosecutor Mark Roomberg told the judge, who agreed to keep Allouche behind bars pending trial.

Roomberg also claimed Allouche admitted to “sodomizing and murdering an Israeli POW.”

Allouche entered a not guilty plea to the charges, and his lawyer, Cynthia Orr, challenged the government’s characterization of her client.

Much of “the evidence comes from his disgruntled ex-wife and his disgruntled ex-father-in-law,” Orr told the judge.

No derogatory information was found about his character, loyalty and honesty,” an official with the Department of Homeland Security wrote about Allouche, and he was granted citizenship, according to documents submitted at Wednesday’s hearing.

But the department also asked the Joint Terrorism Task Force to take a look.

Army Criminal Investigations agent Jeff Cram, a member of the task force, testified that an investigation revealed Allouche’s ties. And, Cram said, Allouche was seen by at least two people at Fort Sam dressed in U.S. military uniform displaying insignias from special forces, and the rank of major.

He also boasted to women on base of being in the special forces, Cram testified.

While Orr argued that it could have simply been flirtation, Roomberg and Cram alleged a “honey pot” or a “honey trap” situation — recruiting someone into espionage through a romantic relationship.

Cram also testified that the task force received eight photos from a source showing Allouche during his days with Amal and Hezbollah. In them, he is holding assault rifles or rocket propelled grenades, Cram said.

He was given at least three aliases,” Cram testified.

One meant “god of death,” Cram said, adding that Allouche was also known for “acting crazy or acting dangerously.

If convicted of lying in his naturalization forms, Allouche faces up to 10 years in prison, and his citizenship would be revoked. He faces up to five years in prison for the charge of lying on security-clearance forms.

First of all, what is the Muslim fascination with sodomizing their enemies? We know, for example, after Muslim terrorists murdered Ambassador Chris Stevens in Benghazi, they took turns sodomizing him, both while he was still alive, and after his death. It’s believed these were the same Muslim radicals who sodomized Qaddafi when the former Libyan dictator was captured and killed.

It’s particularly odd, since Muslims routinely torture and kill homosexuals. Homosexuality is a crime under Sharia Law.

Mark Tapson has more on this barbaric Muslim practice, here.

Sexual perversions aside, this is incredibly troubling, especially at a time while the Treasonous Bastards™ in Congress are looking to give amnesty and benefits to 20-30 MILLION illegal, criminal aliens.

Our immigration system is broken, mainly because the system is seemingly run by idiots! Our immigration system is broken because we have a president who instructs his cabinet officers to ignore the law. Our immigration system is broken because it has allowed 20-30 MILLION illegals to exist in America in the first place!

That a terrorist could enter the country is bad enough. That a known Hezbollah COMMANDER could become a United States citizen, is worse.

Now’s a good time to remind you to call your members of Congress and demand this amnesty nonsense stop immediately, and demand further that people in charge of immigration be fired.

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Our Future Under ObamaCare? 19 Year Old Woman Wakes Up as Doctors Prepare to Harvest Her Organs

Those bandits in white coats gave up too quickly because they wanted an organ donor,’ her father Kim told the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.

The family’s lawyer Nils Fjeldberg said that Ms Melchior keeps asking if doctors were trying to kill her.

By Gary P Jackson

Need more proof allowing government to run health care is a horrific mistake? Well, here you go.

From the UK Mail:

The girl who wouldn’t die: Incredible story of the 19-year-old who woke up as doctors were preparing to harvest her organs

*Carina Melchior was in a coma and was not expected to wake up

*Doctors at the Danish hospital had started preparing her for organ donations and the family agreed for life support to be switched off

*Less than 24 hours after the breathing equipment was turned off, Carina opened her eyes

*Her parents are now suing the hospital for damages

A teenage girl in a coma after a catastrophic car crash came round just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead.

Carina Melchior had had life support withdrawn on the advice of medics and was being prepared for organ donation.

But to the astonishment of staff at the Aarhus Hospital, in Denmark, the 19-year-old suddenly opened her eyes and started moving her legs.

She is now making a good recovery at a rehabilitation centre and is able to walk, talk and even ride her horse Mathilde.

Her family is now suing the hospital for damages, claiming that doctors had been desperate to harvest her body parts.

Those bandits in white coats gave up too quickly because they wanted an organ donor,’ her father Kim told the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.

The family’s lawyer Nils Fjeldberg said that Ms Melchior keeps asking if doctors were trying to kill her.

Of course this is a great trauma, both for her and her parents who were convinced that there was nothing else that could be done and agreed to donate her organs,’ he told the newspaper.

Ms Melchior, now 20, crashed her car in October last year.

She was in hospital for three days before doctors realised her brain activity was fading and consulted her family about stopping treatment.

It was at this point they agreed to donate her organs.

In a documentary about her life called ‘The girl who wouldn’t die‘, Carina says she is convinced she will recover and that hopes to move in to her own flat in the future.

And I will be working as a graphic designer and be able to ride Mathilde properly,’ she said.

This is incredible.

A Danish commenter to the article added:

I live in Denmark and I saw this documentary. When the family were asked by the doctors if they would agree to donate her organs, Carinas father asked if there was just a little hope for a miracle and the doctor promptly said no.

I got angry watching this documentary! Within approximately 5 minutes, the doctor gave the family the sad news that they were absolutely sure that very soon, Carina would be braindead AND withing those 5 minutes they asked if they would be willing to donate her organs!!

I mean, show some compassion?!

The family has just been told the most horrific news about their beloved daughter/sister and the doctor then asks if they will donate her organs? Give the family a break! In a danish newspaper, it was said, that after the documentary was aired, Carina’s doctor had called in sick for work and is now seeing a psychologist. It also said that “the first time 20 year old Carina Melchior showed any emotions about her accident was when she cried watching the documentary.”

- Michaela , copenhagen, Denmark, 17/10/2012 23:24

How absolutely ghoulish!

Of course, the doctors are calling it all nothing more than mere “miscommunication“:

One Danish doctor who spoke to MailOnline said it was an unfortunate case of miscommunication between Carina’s family and the doctors at Aarhus.

The story says a lot about the importance of communication in a doctor-patient relationship,’ the doctor said. ‘If the doctors had expressed themselves differently, the parents would not have felt so maltreated.

From a medical point of view, no mistakes have been made. The girl was never declared brain-dead, that was never the case.

In fact, the doctors saved her life with the treatment they gave her.

‘And they were not going to ‘take’ her organs, it was merely a conversation about organ donation if she would become brain dead.

The doctors at Aarhus hospital has apologised for the failures in communication during Carina’s treatment and have said they made a mistake.

More, including video, here.

Great Britain has a notoriously horrific government run health care system, which may explain the slant to the story.

The Australian International Business times reports this isn’t the first time something like this has happened, even as doctors at Aarhus Hospital claim they would never falsely diagnose someone as brain dead!

The doctors admitted their humiliation about what happened. Chief Medical Officer Claus Thomsen released a statement regarding the shocking incident: “We are overjoyed that the young woman survived and that she is moving on after the accident. But we made a mistake underway and made the family believe that their daughter and sister would die.

Now, Carina’s family decided to press charges against the hospital for damages. “Those bandits in white coats gave up too quickly because they wanted an organ donor,” Carina’s father told the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.

Adding more negative media hype to the hospital, one Danish tabloid exposed about another unnamed patient who was also mistakenly diagnosed brain dead back in 2002. As Aarhus University Hospital thoroughly investigates both incidents, the hospital firmly confirmed that procedures in the earlier case were accurately followed.

Carina Melchior’s shocking incident resulted to organ donation chaos where around 500 people instantly withdraw their names on the list of Denmark’s organ donor. With the organ donation issue at stake, the hospital established a new course of action where relatives of the patient will only be asked about organ donation if treatment options are no longer available. Aarhus University Hospital insisted that “there was no risk of a false diagnosis of brain death.

From the English [Google] translation of the Ekstra Bladet article:

In five days it’s exactly a year ago that today 20-year-old Carina Melchior lost control of his car on a road in Jutland.

A few days after the family was the stark message that brain death would probably occur within a few days.

They were therefore asked to consider organ donation.

But Carina would be different. She survived and struggling today back to life.

After a year of sadness, frustration, joy and relief, the family once again ripped up the case, the DR documentary ‘The girl who would not die‘ was shown last night.

- We have moved forward, but it’s a bit like a dog that dies and is buried, and the neighbor comes in and wants to talk about it. You feel like it hardly says Carina’s father Kim Melchior to ekstrabladet.dk Thursday morning.

In the documentary emphasizes Dr. Benedicte Dahlerup at Aarhus University Hospital, several indicators pointed to Carina, if she survived, would be ‘a heavy 24-hour care patient’.

Benedicte Dahlerup defend such that doctors stopped reading and turned off the respirator, although scanning images showed that the brain had not taken so much damage that Benedicte Dahlerup concluded.

- I think doctors wandering. They are screwed. It seemed like they just wanted Carina parts, said a clearly bitter and frustrated Kim Melchior, who along with the rest of the family have complained to the Patient treatment.

He believes that doctors describe the process around the critical days of the neurological department wrong.

- The match of course, as you would do if you for an exam coming up in something you had not prepared themselves, he added.

A new child

After the first hard rehabilitation on Hammel Neuro Centre, rehabilitation of Carina now at Rehab South in Ebeltoft, although the family had hoped that she could get at the treatment center Baltic forest near Hobro.

Syddjurs municipality sent Carina at Rehab South in Ebeltoft, although it is primarily a place for elderly patients with brain damage, and not a place that provides optimum conditions for a young 20-year-old woman.

- When she arrived in an ambulance for Hammel, it was like getting a new child of 19 years. Then, it was small leap forward, but now the local authority to carry out the task, and the powers it. The local box thinking, but professional help costs, and the money we have not said Kim Melchior.

The family hopes instead that Carina can get on the rehabilitation center Vejle Fjord, where several of the brain-damaged young people from Præstø accident re-trained.

- Her short-term memory is not yet as well. She may be many things that you did not think she could, but there are also some things you thought she could, as she can not, Kim Melchior.

Carina has made so much progress that she hopes to complete its third year of high school, as she was doing when the accident happened

It’s interesting to me how the article tends to give one the feeling miraculous recoveries like Carina’s are rare, as are people rehabbing from brain injuries. Maybe in America we just take our excellent health car for granted?

This is indeed a miracle, and it is incredibly heartwarming to learn Carina is on her way to recovery. A true blessing.

Months ago a poll of doctors showed 83% were considering quitting if ObamaCare was not stopped, and even the left leaning Forbes warns of a mass exodus of experienced physicians because of ObamaCare. None of this bodes well for the American people. Especially if they are ever unlucky enough to become ill in any way.

As Joe Biden would say: Gird your loins people. Gird. Your. Loins.

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Sarah Palin: Who is running our country?

Governor Sarah Palin reviews flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Stennis with Air Boss Capt. Gordon Smith during Operation Northern Edge in 2009

By Sarah Palin

Who is running our country? We’ve got a CIA Director sharing security info with his mistress using an unsecure gmail account.

We’ve got the delusional Susan Rice blaming the death of an ambassador on a Youtube video.

We’ve got Iran firing on one of our drones a week before the election.

We’ve got the White House either ignorant of or covering up all of this.

Who is minding the store?

Everywhere we look we see the rank incompetence or corruption of the people who are supposedly running our country and our major institutions. Let’s hope that responsible reporters at Obama’s press conference today ask the right questions Americans deserve answers to.

Here’s my question for the president: As our nation’s chief executive you claim to be unaware of the most important and tragic situations we’re facing; so, as a former chief executive, I’d like to know how long it takes for your staff to tell you things like: “Sir, your CIA Director is under investigation“?

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INCOMPETENCE: High Costs And Less Care: RomneyCare’s Unhappy Anniversary

By Gary P Jackson

Just how bad is Mitt Romney’s “crowning achievement“?

THIS bad: [emphasis mine]

The Massachusetts Medical Society found that 56% of physicians are not taking on new patients. Wait times for appointments are climbing. Just two years after reform took root, one clinic in Western Massachusetts had amassed a waiting list of 1,600 patients…

Of the previously uninsured individuals who have signed up, 68% are receiving free or subsidized coverage.

Many of these people aren’t even citizens of Massachusetts. A recent report from the Massachusetts Inspector General found that state agencies have failed to implement controls to prevent ineligible people from making claims. In 2010 millions of dollars were spent on medical services for individuals from 48 other states and several foreign countries.

Read more from Sally Pipes’ stunning report here.

For those still holding on to hope that ObamaCare might just work, RomneyCare is the canary in the coal mine.

This has been a failure on every level, and while it’s costing those poor devils in the Bay State millions of dollars in waste, fraud, and abuse, ObamaCare will cost Americans billions, if not trillions in the same manner.

People need to wake up and demand ObamaCare be repealed ASAP.

Now I know a lot of people are working desperately to excuse Mitt Romney from any responsibility from this fiasco, or rationalize it away, but that dog just won’t hunt.

One of the talking points I see people test driving now, is it’s not really RomneyCare, but “PatrickCare,” named after Massachusetts Governor Duval Patrick who took Romney’s place. You see it’s all those rascally democrats fault that Mitt’s “glorious gift to mankind” is all screwed up.

Ridiculous!

Look, Massachusetts is a liberal state. The fact that Romney couldn’t foresee this happening, when he gleefully signed this horrific piece of legislation into law, speaks volumes about Mitt’s complete lack of common sense and understanding of the consequences of his actions.

In 1961 Ronald Reagan warned Americans that liberals would use socialized medicine to gain control of every facet of government, as well as control of many facets of everyone’s personal life. To impose Socialism on the people.

Now this was 50 years ago. You mean to tell me a “conservative” like Mitt Romney [snort] never heard Reagan’s Operation Coffee Cup message before?

I mean Romney once told us he was a “Reagan Conservative.” Of course that was before he teamed up with Jeb Bush to tell everyone “the era of Reagan is over“! Romney is a lot like Barack Obama. It seems, like Obama,  all of Mitt’s statements and proclamations have expiration dates.

Recently Romney has been trying to do major damage control by crying ObamaCare’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, which it is. It’s also immoral. However, Romney had absolutely no problem forcing citizens of his state to buy insurance. In fact, As Jennifer Rubin points out, Mitt was all in: [emphasis mine]

Gruber tells me, “What I can tell you is that there was an active debate on the individual mandate.” He explains,On one hand, Romney felt people were free-riding” on the health care system — that is, remaining uninsured but burdening the government health care system when they became sick or injured.

On the other hand, Gruber says, was the “freedom” argument about the mandate. He says, What I’d like to think carried the day was that I pointed out that without the mandate you would spend the same money and cover fewer people.”

Gruber says in the one face-to-face meeting he had with Romney, it was clear Romney had made the “final call.” Gruber tells me: “He was the champion of the plan. He really was the consummate management consultant.”

And, Gruber says, the plan that passed and is now operating is not fundamentally different from the individual mandate plan that Romney “championed.” Gruber says, “The framework is basically the same.” Moreover, Romney understood that the bill would be a framework, with the details to be filled in later (e.g., the definition of “affordable” health care). “He said so at the signing ceremony,” Gruber recollects. So the notion that the plan was hijacked by the Democratic-controlled legislature is simply not so, he asserts.

It is equally true in Gruber’s mind that without the Massachusetts example, Obama’s individual mandate plan in all likelihood would not have passed.

Read more here.

Interesting huh. Gruber, who wrote the RomneyCare legislation, is calling Mitt a bald faced liar for blaming democrats for his own stupidity.

And make no mistake, that’s exactly what it is, stupidity. Stupidity with gross incompetence mixed in for good measure.

Mitt Romney, not some random democrat, is the Father of Socialized Medicine in America.

Not Nancy Pelosi.

Not Harry Reid.

Not Barack Obama.

Mitt Romney owns it.

A lot of people are still pushing Mitt Romney for President. Why I have no clue.

The man’s record as Governor was nothing to brag about. And he’s proven he doesn’t even understand basic human nature. Anyone with an ounce of common sense, and even a modest amount of working knowledge of how Big Government boondoggles always turn out, could have told Romney that his RomneyCare plan would end up exactly like it has: A complete and total disaster.

Mitt Romney simply doesn’t have the character, intelligence, or ability to comprehend the unintended consequences of his dubious actions. The man isn’t qualified to be the president of the local yacht club, let alone the President of these United States.

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Sarah Palin: Obama Let The 3 a.m. Call On Egypt Go Straight To His Answering Machine

…. we know that now more than ever, we need strength and sound mind there in the White House. We need to know what it is that America stands for so we know who it is that America will stand with.

~ Sarah Palin

By Gary P Jackson

Sarah Palin sat down Friday night with David Brody from CBN News, after she gave her keynote address in Santa Barbara honoring Ronald Reagan. The interview will air Monday on the 700 Club. As they say, check your local listings for air times.

There is a transcript of the interview available, and while Sarah Speaks to a lot of issues, these are her first comments on the situation in Egypt and the Middle East:

In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, Sarah Palin criticized President Obama for his handling of the situation in Egypt saying that this was his, “3am White House phone call” and, “that call went right to the answering machine.” Her answers about Egypt are the first time she’s talked publicly about the situation.

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On the situation in Egypt:

Sarah Palin: “Remember, President Reagan lived that mantra trust but verify. We want to be able to trust those who are screaming for democracy there in Egypt, that it is a true sincere desire for freedoms and the challenge that we have though, is how do we verify what it is that we are being told, what it is that the American public are being fed via media, via the protestors, via the government there in Egypt in order for us to really have some sound information to make wise decisions on what our position is. Trust but verify, and try to understand is what I would hope our leaders are engaged in right now.

Who’s going to fill the void? Mubarak, he’s gone, one way or the other you know, he is not going to be the leader of Egypt, that that’s a given, so now the information needs to be gathered and understood as to who it will be that fills now the void in the government. Is it going to be the Muslim Brotherhood? We should not stand for that, or with that or by that. Any radical Islamists, no that is not who we should be supporting and standing by, so we need to find out who was behind all of the turmoil and the revolt and the protests so that good decisions can be made in terms of who we will stand by and support.

On President Obama’s handling of the crisis in Egypt:

Sarah Palin: “It’s a difficult situation, this is that 3am White House phone call and it seems for many of us trying to get that information from our leader in the White House it it seems that that call went right to the answering machine. And nobody yet has, no body yet has explained to the American public what they know, and surely they know more than the rest of us know who it is who will be taking the place of Mubarak and I’m not real enthused about what it is that that’s being done on a national level and from DC in regards to understanding all the situation there in Egypt.

And in these areas that are so volatile right now because obviously it’s not just Egypt but the other countries too where we are seeing uprisings, we know that now more than ever, we need strength and sound mind there in the White House. We need to know what it is that America stands for so we know who it is that America will stand with. And we do not have all that information yet.”

This is a prudent stance. Few so-called presidential contenders have spoken out on this crisis, and it’s refreshing to see a healthy dose of skepticism from Sarah, plus an admittance that frankly, we need to know more information, before making an intelligent decision. here.

We do know the worst possible outcome for the entire world would be for the Muslim Brotherhood, which for all intents and purposes is al Qaeda, to come to power. Most of Obama’s close leftist allies [Soros, The founder of ACORN: Wayne Radke, and all of the usual suspects] are backing the Muslim Brotherhood, BTW.

Older readers will remember the mess Jimmy Carter got us in by not backing the Shah of Iran. Carter sat by while radicals overthrew the government, a government that was friendly to America, and replaced it with a thugocracy hell-bent on destroying Israel and America. Iran is now the leading sponsor of terror in the world, and on Obama’s watch, close to becoming a nuclear state.

We are seeing a replay of the carter years, but on steroids! 

Egypt’s dictator, Mubarak, is not exactly a nice guy. But he’s been an ally, and pretty much the only thing standing between Israel, and radical Islam, who wants to destroy her. So far al Qaeda has been very limited in what it can do, many times settling for suicide missions. If Egypt falls into the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda will have a modern, well equipped, well trained army to do it’s bidding. That would be a world-wide disaster.

Mubarak is indeed gone. His days in office are numbered. It is incumbent on the United States to have a solid grasp of the situation, and make sure that, instead of a mob scene, we have a peaceful and orderly transition of power. It’s also incumbent on the U.S. that we not allow the Muslim Brotherhood to come to power.

It’s most disturbing though, that Obama jumped into this mess with both feet, supporting the bad guys, while claiming Mubarak should “listen to the will of the people.” [something Obama himself refuses to do]

Obama completely ignored the Freedom seeking Iranians who were being slaughtered in the streets when they attempted to overthrow their brutal dictatorship. In fact, when Obama was done with his golf games and Vegas style White House parties, he sided with the brutal Islamic dictatorship, over the will of the Iranian people.

Radical Islam has a long history of teaming up with Socialists and Communists. As much as it is a religion, it is also a political party, and philosophy.

Sarah is spot on and straight forward in her interview here. She rightly quotes Reagan’s “trust but verify” strategy. A strategy he used to destroy the Soviet Union. She is also correct when she says we need a leader with a steel spine.

This is not the only thing Sarah and Brody talked about though. This was a long interview.

They also discuss:

Does she want to make the mainstream media irrelevant?

If she runs for President, what might she do differently? [Hint: there a bit more Reagan talk here]

On the attacks in the media

On her devotional life

On her decision not to attend CPAC this year

You can read the entire transcript here.

There will be video available after 9 p.m. [Eastern] Sunday night.

Print and Audio Courtesy: “In an exclusive interview for The Brody File Show on CBN News

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Barack Obama: Once In A Lifetime

By Gary P Jackson

Same as it ever was.

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Sarah Palin Calls On Obama To Focus, Get Control Of Schizophrenic Agenda, Stop Exploiting Gulf Tragedy For Political Gain

By Gary P Jackson

Today Sarah Palin, via Twitter, has called out Barack Once again on his demonstrable inability to lead, and the total lack of focus from the Oval Office on what is important.

Sarah also takes Obama to task for exploiting the oil spill in the Gulf to try and shove cap and tax down our throats.

As Sarah points out, Obama is always claiming he is focused “like a laser” on jobs. Of course when normal people say things like this, you think they mean they are focused on actually creating jobs. With Obama it’s just the opposite. Between the moratorium on drilling, which will destroy hundreds of thousands of jobs, and the up coming cap and tax legislation, that will destroy entire industries, and millions of jobs, it would seem folks would be wrong.

It seems that Barack Obama is only about destruction, and not rebuilding the nation’s economy, “plugging the damned hole”, or cleaning up the Gulf..

Of course, we all know what is really going on with Obama and BP, and where the focus really is. Lots of money changing hands. We’ve talked about that here, here, and here. Stacy Drake has written an excellent piece on the kabuki theater being performed by both Obama and BP and the upcoming cap and tax scam, which you can read here.

We are just glad that someone in this country is focused like a laser on Obama, and doing her best to hold him accountable to the American people. Sarah Palin is looking and sounding more presidential every day. She is certainly showing more leadership than anyone else out there. 

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Sarah Palin Tells Obama “Less Talkin’ .. More Kickin’” Offers To Take On BP And The Oil Spill

And now, I’ve noticed a pattern with our opponent, and maybe you have, too. We’ve all heard his dramatic speeches before devoted followers, and there is much to like and admire about our opponent.

But listening to him speak, it’s easy to forget that this is a man who has authored two memoirs but not a single major law or even a reform, not even in the State Senate.

This is a man who can give an entire speech about the wars America is fighting and never use the word “victory,” except when he’s talking about his own campaign.

But when the cloud of rhetoric has passed, when the roar of the crowd fades away, when the stadium lights go out, and those Styrofoam Greek columns are hauled back to some studio lot…

When that happens, what exactly is our opponent’s plan? What does he actually seek to accomplish after he’s done turning back the waters and healing the planet?

The answer — the answer is to make government bigger, and take more of your money, and give you more orders from Washington, and to reduce the strength of America in a dangerous world.

~ Sarah Palin

                                    Remarks to the 2008 Republican National Convention

                                                             St. Paul, Minnesota

                                                             September 3, 2008

As you no doubt have heard, our esteemed President, Barack Obama, in all of his beta male gloriousness announced this week:

I was down there a month ago, before most of these talkin’ heads were even paying attention to the gulf. A month ago I was meeting with fishermen down there, standin’ in the rain talking about what a potential crisis this could be. and I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar, we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick.

Of course, this impressed absolutely no one, and lost all of it’s manly- manliness, when Obama announced on Monday that he was gonna convene a panel of experts in order to figure out whose ass to kick!

On the other hand, Sarah Palin knows exactly whose ass to kick, does so in spectacular fashion:

Less Talkin’, More Kickin

50 days in, and we’ve just learned another shocking revelation concerning the Obama administration’s response to the Gulf oil spill. In an interview aired this morning, President Obama admitted that he hasn’t met with or spoken directly to BP’s CEO Tony Hayward. His reasoning: “Because my experience is, when you talk to a guy like a BP CEO, he’s gonna say all the right things to me. I’m not interested in words. I’m interested in actions.

First, to the “informed and enlightened” mainstream media: in all the discussions you’ve had with the White House about the spill, did it not occur to you before today to ask how the CEO-to-CEO level discussions were progressing to remedy this tragedy? You never cease to amaze. (Kind of reminds us of the months on end when you never bothered to ask if the President was meeting with General McChrystal to talk about our strategy in Afghanistan.)

This is a twofer. She gets to kick both Obama and the media square in the ass! Sadly, both are lost causes, and just need to go away. It’s simply incredible that Obama hasn’t spoken, not even once, to BP’s CEO. How the hell do you not call up Tony Hayward and at least say something? Even better, as Allahpundit over at Hot Air points out, Obama can’t even give a real explanation why he hasn’t spoken to Hayward!

This truly is a guy who shouldn’t have a job that is more complicated than asking “would you like some fries with that?

Second, to fellow baffled Americans: this revelation is further proof that it bodes well to have some sort of executive experience before occupying the Oval Office (as if the painfully slow response to the oil spill, confusion of duties, finger-pointing, lack of preparedness, and inability to grant local government simple requests weren’t proof enough). The current administration may be unaware that it’s the President’s duty, meeting on a CEO-to-CEO level with Hayward, to verify what BP reports. In an interview a few weeks ago with Greta Van Susteren, I noted that based on my experience working with oil execs as an oil regulator and then as a Governor, you must verify what the oil companies claim – because their perception of circumstances and situations dealing with public resources and public trust is not necessarily shared by those who own America’s public resources and trust. I was about run out of town in Alaska for what critics decried at the time as my “playing hardball with Big Oil,” and those same adversaries (both shortsighted Repubs and Dems) continue to this day to try to discredit my administration’s efforts in holding Big Oil accountable to operate ethically and responsibly.

As Ronald Reagan would say: “trust, but verify.” Sarah learned this lesson early on when dealing with Big Oil.

Mr. President: with all due respect, you have to get involved, sir. The priorities and timeline of an oil company are not the same as the public’s. You cannot outsource the cleanup and the responsibility and the trust to BP and expect that the legitimate interests of Americans adversely affected by this spill will somehow be met.

White House: have you read this morning’s Washington Post? Not to pile it on BP, but there’s an extensive report chronicling the company’s troubling history:

BP has had more high-profile accidents than any other company in recent years. And now, with the disaster in the gulf, independent experts say the pervasiveness of the company’s problems, in multiple locales and different types of facilities, is striking.

They are a recurring environmental criminal and they do not follow U.S. health safety and environmental policy,’ said Jeanne Pascal, a former EPA lawyer who led its BP investigations.”

And yet just 10 days prior to the explosion, the Obama administration’s regulators gave the oil rig a pass, and last year the Obama administration granted BP a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) exemption for its drilling operation.

But … but … but, I thought it was all Bush’s fault!!

These decisions and the resulting spill have shaken the public’s confidence in the ability to safely drill. Unless government appropriately regulates oil developments and holds oil executives accountable, the public will not trust them to drill, baby, drill. And we must! Or we will be even more beholden to, and controlled by, dangerous foreign regimes that supply much of our energy. This has been a constant refrain from me. As Governor of Alaska, I did everything in my power to hold oil companies accountable in order to prove to the federal government and to the nation that Alaska could be trusted to further develop energy rich land like ANWR and NPR-A. I hired conscientious Democrats and Republicans (because this sure shouldn’t be a partisan issue) to provide me with the best advice on how we could deal with what was a corrupt system of some lawmakers and administrators who were hesitant to play hardball with some in the oil field business. (Remember the Alaska lawmakers, public decision-makers, and business executives who ended up going to jail as a result of the FBI’s investigations of oily corruption.)

As the aforementioned article notes, BP’s operation in Alaska would hurt our state and waste public resources if allowed to continue. That’s why my administration created the Petroleum Systems Integrity Office (PSIO) when we saw proof of improper maintenance of oil infrastructure in our state. We had to verify. And that’s why we instituted new oversight and held BP and other oil companies financially accountable for poor maintenance practices. We knew we could partner with them to develop resources without pussyfooting around with them. As a CEO, it was my job to look out for the interests of Alaskans with the same intensity and action as the oil company CEOs looked out for the interests of their shareholders.

I learned firsthand the way these companies operate when I served as chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC). I ended up resigning in protest because my bosses (the Governor and his chief of staff at the time) wouldn’t support efforts to clean up the corruption involving improper conflicts of interest with energy companies that the state was supposed to be watching. (I wrote about this valuable learning experience in my book, “Going Rogue“.) I felt guilty taking home a big paycheck while being reduced to sitting on my thumbs – essentially rendered ineffective as a supervisor of a regulatory agency in charge of nearly 20% of the U.S. domestic supply of energy.

Sarah talks about her experience both as Alaska’s chief energy and environmental regulator and as Governor in dealing with Big Oil in her book. If you want the unbiased, unvarnished story of how Sarah dealt with the oil companies in Alaska, I recommend Kay Cashman’s book Sarah Takes On Big Oil, which is available at Amazon.com, it tells you all you need to know about Sarah’s ability to kick ass!

My experience (though, granted, I got the message loud and clear during the campaign that my executive experience managing the fastest growing community in the state, and then running the largest state in the union, was nothing compared to the experiences of a community organizer) showed me how government officials and oil execs could scratch each others’ backs to the detriment of the public, and it made me ill. I ran for Governor to fight such practices. So, as a former chief executive, I humbly offer this advice to the President: you must verify. That means you must meet with Hayward. Demand answers.

In the interview today, the President said: “I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar. We talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick.”

Please, sir, for the sake of the Gulf residents, reach out to experts who have experience holding oil companies accountable. I suggested a few weeks ago that you start with Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources, led by Commissioner Tom Irwin. Having worked with Tom and his DNR and AGIA team led by Marty Rutherford, I can vouch for their integrity and expertise in dealing with Big Oil and overseeing its developments. We’ve all lived and worked through the Exxon-Valdez spill. They can help you. Give them a call. Or, what the heck, give me a call.

And, finally, Mr. President, please do not punish the American public with any new energy tax in response to this tragedy. Just because BP and federal regulators screwed up that doesn’t mean the rest of us should get punished with higher taxes at the pump and attached to everything petroleum products touch.

- Sarah Palin

The Bottom line is Sarah Palin is a true leader, and a true reformer, and this is her area of expertise. Will Obama call her?

Sadly, no.

That would be a blow his fragile, but king sized ego, couldn’t bear. It’s a shame too, because Sarah would be able to ride herd on this situation, and do some real kickin’.

President Obama, give Sarah a call, we need some actual leadership here

Keeping with Sarah’s theme of less talk, more action, I’d like to send out a long distance dedication to Obama. Take it away Mr Presley:

I sit here and wonder where the GOP establishment show ponies, like Mitt Romney are in all of this. All of the “good old boys” have been conspicuous by their absence.

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Sarah Palin Asks: Mr. President, Is A Strong America A Problem?

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the US was too strong
—Ronald Reagan—

This morning Sarah Palin has sent a second strong message to Barack Obama that he is on a dangerous path, a path that puts America and the free world in great peril.

As we wrote yesterday, Sarah called Obama out for his ridiculously insane statement: “Whether we like it or not, we remain a dominant military superpower” Sarah called this “Unbelievable” and “Outrageous

Sarah now adds this:

Mr. President, is a strong America a problem?

Asked this week about his faltering efforts to advance the Middle East peace process, President Obama did something remarkable. In front of some 47 foreign leaders and hundreds of reporters from all over the world, President Obama said that “whether we like it or not, we remain a dominant military superpower.”

Whether we like it or not? Most Americans do like it. America’s military may be one of the greatest forces for good the world has ever seen, liberating countless millions from tyranny, slavery, and oppression over the last 234 years. As a dominant superpower, the United States has won wars hot and cold; our military has advanced the cause of freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan and kept authoritarian powers like Russian and China in check.

It is in America’s and the world’s interests for our country to remain a dominant military superpower, but under our great country’s new leadership that dominance seems to be slipping away. President Obama has ended production of the F-22, the most advanced fighter jet this country has ever built. He’s gutted our missile defense program by eliminating shield resources in strategic places including Alaska. And he’s ended the program to build a new generation of nuclear weapons that would have ensured the reliability of our nuclear deterrent well into the future. All this is in the context of the country’s unsustainable debt that could further limit defense spending. As one defense expert recently explained:

The president is looking to eliminate the last vestiges of the Reagan-era buildup. Once the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are “ended” (not “won“), the arms control treaties signed, and defense budgets held at historic lows while social entitlements and debt service rise to near-European levels, the era of American superpower will have passed.

The truth is this: by his actions we see a president who seems to be much more comfortable with an American military that isn’t quite so dominant and who feels the need to apologize for America when he travels overseas. Could it be a lack of faith in American exceptionalism? The fact is that America and our allies are safer when we are a dominant military superpower – whether President Obama likes it or not.

- Sarah Palin

As always, Sarah is spot on. A strong America means a safe world. Throughout our nation’s history, every time America has pulled back from the world stage, really bad things have happened. In fact, in the last century, two world wars could may have been averted had America projected her strengths instead of being isolationist.

In more recent history, under another failed president, Jimmy Carter, we saw timidity coupled with ineptness on the world stage give birth to a renewed Islamic extremist movement which led directly to the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 that killed so many innocent Americans. Islamic extremists have killed untold numbers of innocent people world wide since the Carter years.

Sadly, Obama is such an inept leader and radical ideologue, that we find ourselves actually wishing we had a President who was only as dangerously stupid as Jimmy Carter.

Sarah Links to an article in The Weekly Standard that is a must read. One point sticks out to me though that really says it all about the Obama regime:

Obama seeks a quiet world in order to focus his efforts on domestic reform—and to create conditions that would allow him to dismantle some of the national security state inherited from the Cold War and given new life and vigor after 9/11. Preferring disarmament agreements to military buildups and hoping to substitute regional balance-of-power arrangements for massive unilateral U.S. force commitments all over the globe, the president wishes ultimately for an orderly world in which burdens are shared and the military power of the United States is a less prominent feature on the international scene.

Look, Obama and his party leaders are all radical Marxists. Many of the Obama regime’s top advisers are 1960’s rejects,… radicals who sought to bring America down and create some sort of communist utopia. Congress is full of these types as well.

The way Obama and his radical regime looks at it is the way the Marxist-democrat party has looked at national security expenditures for a half century: Every dollar spent protecting America, every dollar spent defending our nation and our allies, is a dollar that cannot be spent on some insane social engineering project designed to transform American society into their vision of a Soviet style utopia.

Radicals like Obama want a strong central command and control style of government that would shred the Constitution and take away all freedoms and liberty, exchanging them for a “benevolent dictatorship” that would control every function and facet of your life.

To these radicals anything that stands in their way of creating this “benevolent dictatorship” must go. This includes the protection of America and her allies.

Now should you think Obama himself is the only one infected with these ludicrous visions, his Science Czar, John Holdren, echoed this sentiment earlier in the week when he said this:

Again, in the eyes of the Obama regime, a strong America, an America that is competitive world wide is not desirable. These radicals have a deeply embedded hatred for America and American exceptionalism.

For decades Marxist-democrats have sought to end American exceptionalism, to apologize to the world for America’s greatness. In the eyes of these people, American’s greatness, our exceptionalism, is somehow unfair to the rest of the world.

The kind of mental gymnastics one must go through to reach that conclusion are simply mind boggling.

We agree with Sarah Palin’s way of thinking: A strong America is one of the greatest forces for good the world has ever known. America’s place as the world’s only Super Power is something we should be proud of, not apologize for.

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Sarah Palin Is Absolutely Driving The Debate On The Decline Of The US Dollar

Another day another “Sarah Palin is right” column on economics, and again, from all places, Reuters! James Pethokoukis the money and politics writer for Reuters has this to say:

The state of the dollar probably hasn’t been a first-tier political issue in the United States since, say, the presidential election of 1896. Back then, it manifested as whether or not America would stay on the gold standard or switch to a bimetallic one. (The William Jennings Bryan “cross of gold” speech and all that.)

The aftershocks of the global financial crisis may now be propelling the dollar back to the political forefront. The greenback’s continuing slide makes it a handy metric that neatly encapsulates America’s current economic troubles and possible long-term decline. House Republicans for instance, have been using the weaker dollar as a weapon in their attacks on the Bernanke-led Federal Reserve.

For more evidence of the dollar’s return to political salience, look no further than the Facebook page of Sarah Palin. The 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee — and possible 2012 presidential candidate — has shown a knack for identifying hot-button political issues, such as the purported “death panels” she claims to have found in Democratic healthcare reform plans. In a recent Facebook posting, Palin expressed deep concern over the dollar’s “continued viability as an international reserve currency” in light of huge U.S. budget deficits.

She might be onto something here, politically and economically. A recent Rasmussen poll, for instance, found that 88 percent of Americans say the dollar should remain the dominant global currency. Now, the average voter may not fully understand the subtleties of international finance nor appreciate exactly how a dominant dollar has benefitted the U.S economy. But they sure think a weaker dollar is a sign of a weaker America.

And that’s the political problem for the Obama administration. Its benign neglect of the dollar is another example of an economic policy — along with TARP and the $787 billion stimulus — that the White House thinks is helping the economy, but many Americans find wrongheaded.

As usual, this all started with a Facebook posting from Sarah:

Further Proof of the Need for Energy Independence

The British newspaper The Independent reported today that Gulf oil producers were negotiating with Russia, China, Japan and France to replace the dollar in pricing oil with a basket of currencies.[1] According to the Wall Street Journal, Arab oil officials have denied the story, but even the possibility of such a talk weakens the dollar and renews fears about its continued viability as an international reserve currency.[2] In fact, today a United Nations official called for a new global reserve currency to replace the dollar and end our “privilege” to run up huge deficits.[3] We can see the effect of this in the price of gold, which hit a record high today in response to fears about the weakened dollar.[4]

All of this is a result of our out-of-control debt. This is why we need to rein in spending, and this is also why we need energy independence. A weakened dollar means higher commodity prices. This will make it more difficult to pay our bills – including the bill to import oil.

In his book Architects of Ruin, Peter Schweizer points out that the Obama administration is focusing primarily on “green energy,” while ignoring our need to develop our domestic conventional energy resources.[5] We’re ignoring the looming crisis caused by our dependence on foreign oil. Because we’re dependent on foreign nations for our oil, we’re also at their mercy if they decide to dump the dollar as their trade currency. We can’t allow ourselves to be so vulnerable to the whims of foreign nations. That’s why we must develop our own domestic supplies of oil and gas.

Though the chant of “Drill, baby, drill” was much derided, it expressed the need to confront this issue head-on before it reaches a crisis point.

Bottom line: let’s stop digging ourselves into debt and start drilling for energy independence.

- Sarah Palin

[1] See http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/the-demise-of-the-dollar-1798175.html

[2] See http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125484066563367821.html

[3] See http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.e272eaa74dccc30f21c6ff7638b0f37b.461&show_article=1

[4] See http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20091006/ts_afp/commoditiesgoldmetalsprice_20091006144514

[5] See http://www.peterschweizer.com/

*Note: Schweizer’s book is a real eye-opener. The sections on ACORN are quite informative.

This was rapidly followed by the Reuters piece by Tabassum Zakaria.

The Financial Times, the salmon-colored authoritative newspaper that is closely read by traders and other financial types around the world, had an eye-opener for readers this morning.

It wasn’t the front-page, four-column wide headline, “Obama’s critics pounce on falling dollar as fears grow over currency.”

It wasn’t the graphic showing a red downward line over a dollar bill.

The jolt comes at the start of the second paragraph in the top story of the day on the dollar, “Sarah Palin….”

The newspaper, whose articles can move markets, quoted the former Republican vice presidential candidate and ex-Alaska governor from her Facebook post on the need for energy independence. Palin links the dependence on foreign oil and large U.S. deficits to declines in the dollar .

“We can see the effect of this in the price of gold, which hit a record high today in response to fears about the weakened dollar,” Palin wrote.

Palin’s power for using her Facebook page to affect public opinion is not to be taken lightly. Remember “death panels” which turned the healthcare debate into rabid townhall meetings this summer — that phrase emerged from Palin’s Facebook page

This was followed up by a second column by Zakaria:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leading Republicans echoed Sarah Palin on Thursday in attacking President Barack Obama over the weakness of the U.S. dollar.

Analysts warn it is risky business playing politics with the U.S. currency, which has traditionally been off limits as a play to score points against political opponents.

That taboo appears to have been broken.

Palin, the former Republican vice presidential candidate and ex-governor of Alaska, launched her dollar criticism on her Facebook page. She linked dollar weakness to U.S. dependence on foreign oil, large U.S. deficits and questions about whether the dollar deserves to retain its vaunted status of reserve currency.

“We can see the effect of this in the price of gold, which hit a record high today in response to fears about the weakened dollar,” Palin wrote on Facebook this week.

“All of this is a result of our out-of-control debt. This is why we need to rein in spending, and this is also why we need energy independence.”

Republicans in Congress said the previous Republican administration of former President George W. Bush also deserved blame for dollar weakness but, since taking office on January 20, Democrat Obama was calling the shots.

“I agree with her,” Senator Charles Grassley, top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, said when asked by Reuters about Palin’s dollar criticism.

“A lot of the recession we are in now goes back to Bush. But the extent to which we passed the $787 billion stimulus bill that is not doing any good — this president is responsible for,” he said.

“It is not the Bush administration anymore. It is nine months into this administration. You can’t blame Bush anymore,” Grassley added.

The story went on to say:

“I don’t view this as a partisan thing. It is bad for America to have a policy of a weak dollar,” assistant Senate Republican leader Jon Kyl told Reuters when asked about Palin’s comments.

“All Treasury secretaries say, ‘Oh, our policy is to have a strong dollar.’ But the question is what do they do. I don’t think either this administration or the Bush administration have followed the appropriate policy,” Kyl said.

With the 2010 Congressional elections a year away, Republicans are seizing on opportunities to throw the Democrats off their stride. More Republicans were expected to take up dollar weakness as a tool to hammer the Obama administration, analysts said.

“It’ll be a straight line, dollar equals deficit,” Ethan Siegal, an analyst at The Washington Exchange, said.

“For the out party in the modern era there’s nothing off limits anymore,” he said. “The dollar certainly is not off limits.”

STAR POWER

Palin still has star power. Her comments resonate with a good segment of the conservative Republican base and with Americans who view her as talking “common sense” in the face of the country’s elites, analysts said.

Her written comments on the dollar made the front-page lead story of the Financial Times on Thursday.

Palin has successfully used Facebook to rally supporters of her viewpoint. The “death panels” term that rocked the healthcare debate during raucous summer town hall meetings sprung from a Palin Facebook post.

“She was the vice presidential candidate in the last election, that’s marquee status right there. There are no other Republicans who can say that who want to be the next president of the United States,” Siegal said. “So she gets a seat at the table just because of that.”

What was interesting was a second day comment from Norman Ornstein, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. When asked about attacking the dollar’s weakness, he said:

“I don’t think it’s particularly smart.”

He also said that it was “a potentially shaky way to go” to have Sarah lead the charge. However, Ornstein added later that the view among some Americans that Palin reflects a more down-to-earth view was a “powerful, powerful theme.”

Indeed it is a powerful theme.

Sarah is absolutely on the right track here, and there is a heck of a lot more going on than meets the eye. This is more than just poor economic policy from Barack Obama and his communist party. I’ve never been much on conspiracy theories. Most unwind too easily to be believable, but with Barack Obama, these things write themselves.

Barack Obama is a totally unknown quantity. We, the American people know absolutely nothing about this guy. I mean nothing. All of this guy’s records are sealed so tight that even the New York Times won’t be able to leak them! Birth records, school records, everything.

And the stuff we do know about, all of the connections to domestic terrorists William Ayers and Jeff Jones, and his strong ACORN and SEIU connections are incredibly troubling, especially when you consider that Ayers either wrote Obama’s first book, “Dreams From My Father” or contributed heavily to it, proving that Obama lied big time about Ayers being “just a guy in the neighborhood.”

Of course we now know that Jeff Jones, who along with Ayers co-founded the ultra-violent Weather Underground wrote much of Obama’s $1 trillion dollar economic “stimulus package.”

It actually starts to become an easy case to make that Obama, a totally inexperienced, and completely undistinguished State Senator, whose claim to fame was voting “present” a record number of times, was chosen as a sort of Manchurian Candidate by far left communists like Ayers and Jones. The case is stronger when you realize that Obama’s mother, and her parents were active communists.

But you know, that’s only part of it. As dangerous as Ayers and Jones are, and as committed to destroying America as we know it they are, they have absolutely nothing on the self proclaimed owner of the democrat party, George Soros.

George Soros, a multi-billionaire who was a Nazi collaborator in his younger days, made his fortune in currency speculation. I have often compared Soros to a character in a James Bond novel. Not one of the far out villains, but more of an Ernst Stavro Blofeld type. The kind who uses his resources to manipulate markets and usurp governments.

Soros is famous for destroying the British pound and becoming very wealthy doing it. Although there is way more information on Soros than one could ever publish in one blog entry, here is a nice place to get you started.

The thing that makes Soros so dangerous is all of the far left radical groups he funds. Some of these groups like MoveOn.org, the Open Society Institute, and Citizens for American Progress have innocent sounding enough names, though they are anything but, and Soros is involved in literally hundreds of these far left groups! To give you an idea, check out these “special initiatives” from Soros’ Open Society Institute.

Soros is also heavily involved in ACORN and SEIU, which of course brings us to his star player, Barack Obama. Most consider Soros to be Obama’s puppet master, the real brains behind all of this. That is certainly an easy sale to make, considering what we are seeing.

Photo above: Obama at fund-raiser at Steven and Judy Gluckstern’s home, April 9, 2007. George Soros is seated to the right of the stairs.

Now Sarah’s digs at Obama in her Facebook posts were not just about the U.S. dollar, but at our total lack of a coherent (and realistic) energy policy. Only a fool would think that our national security, as well as our nation’s financial security isn’t in jeopardy with the current state of affairs.

We have long pointed out that the so-called “green movement” has been co-opted by radical communists like Jeff Jones and departed “green jobs” Czar Van Jones, both members of the Apollo Alliance, a group funded by Soros. Again, terrorist Jeff Jones wrote much of Obama’s trillion dollar stimulus, a total failure by any measure, that heavily focuses on a “green economy”

It should be noted that George Soros is investing heavily in “green technology.” BusinessWeek reports that Soros is investing as much as one billion dollars in “green.”

The upcoming climate talks in Copenhagen are less than two months away, and everyone is looking to throw in his/her two cents. On Oct. 10, it was billionaire George Soros’ turn to get in on the act. Giving a speech in Denmark, the man who famously ‘broke the Bank of England’ in the early 1990s now plans to invest $1 billion in clean energy technology. Another $100 million — doled out in $10 million increments annually over ten years — will fund the newly-created Climate Policy Initiative, a foundation targeted at environmental policy.

That’s a sizeable amount of cash, though Soros didn’t specify where the $1 billion would be spent other than saying ‘stringent conditions’ will be used to evaluate potential investments. And in an ironic twist, Soros, who made a sizeable chunk of his fortune through currency speculation, put his support behind carbon taxes, not cap-and-trade systems. His reason? Financial investors can too easily manipulate carbon markets.

Now of course, Soros isn’t the only guy who stands to make his company healthy if only enough people can be hoodwinked into buying the “global warming” hoax. General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt is on Barack Obama’s speed dial, and a member of several of Obama’s “advisory boards.”

It’s no surprise that NBC and MSNBC, which are owned by GE, are basically stenographers and cheerleaders for all things Barack Obama! It also shouldn’t shock people as to the reasons why every year NBC/Universal shoves “green” down every viewer’s throat throughout the story lines on every one of their shows on not only on NBC, but the Discovery Networks, USA Network, and dozens more, during “green week!”

One can only imagine the writers for shows like Law and Order, banging their heads trying to weave a “clean and green” theme into the gritty New York City violence they tackle, or how the folks over at Psych manage to have Shawn and Gus talk “green.” Although, maybe it’s appropriate that a fake psychic should be a pitchman for a fake calamity!

Make no mistake about it, General Electric stands to make billions of dollars off of this, which is why the news shows over at NBC/MSNBC run such strong interference for Barack Obama against the American people!

But Soros isn’t just about the “global warming” hoax. Nope, Soros is playing both sides of this deal. In August, Sarah called out Obama on a sweetheart deal that got almost zero coverage in the media.

YOUR TAX DOLLARS HARD AT WORK: FIRST CARS, NOW FOREIGN OIL

Today’s Wall Street Journal contains some puzzling news for all Americans who are impacted by high energy prices and who share the goal of moving us toward energy independence.

For years, states rich with an abundance of oil and natural gas have been begging Washington, DC politicians for the right to develop their own natural resources on federal lands and off shore. Such development would mean good paying jobs here in the United States (with health benefits) and the resulting royalties and taxes would provide money for federal coffers that would potentially off-set the need for higher income taxes, reduce the federal debt and deficits, or even help fund a trillion dollar health care plan if one were so inclined to support such a plan.

So why is it that during these tough times, when we have great needs at home, the Obama White House is prepared to send more than two billion of your hard-earned tax dollars to Brazil so that the nation’s state-owned oil company, Petrobras, can drill off shore and create jobs developing its own resources? That’s all Americans want; but such rational energy development has been continually thwarted by rabid environmentalists, faceless bureaucrats and a seemingly endless parade of lawsuits aimed at shutting down new energy projects.

I’ll speak for the talent I have personally witnessed on the oil fields in Alaska when I say no other country in the world has a stronger workforce than America, no other country in the world has better safety standards than America, and no other country in the world has stricter environmental standards than America. Come to Alaska to witness how oil and gas can be developed simultaneously with the preservation of our eco-system. America has the resources. We deserve the opportunity to develop our resources no less than the Brazilians. Millions of Americans know it is true: “Drill, baby, drill.” Alaska is proof you can drill and develop, and preserve nature, with its magnificent caribou herds passing by the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS), completely unaffected. One has to wonder if Obama is playing politics and perhaps refusing a “win” for some states just to play to the left with our money.

The new Gulf of Mexico lease sales tomorrow sound promising and perhaps will move some states in the right direction, but we all know that the extreme environmentalists who serve to block progress elsewhere, including in Alaska, continue to block opportunities. These environmentalists are putting our nation in peril and forcing us to rely on unstable and hostile foreign countries. Mr. Obama can stop the extreme tactics and exert proper government authority to encourage resource development and create jobs and health benefits in the U.S.; instead, he chooses to use American dollars in Brazil that will help to pay the salaries and benefits for Brazilians to drill for resources when the need and desire is great in America.

Buy American is a wonderful slogan, but you can’t say in one breath that you want to strengthen our economy and stimulate it, and then in another ship our much-needed dollars to a nation desperate to drill while depriving us of the same opportunity.

- Sarah Palin

Of course, there is a lot more to it than first met the eye. Now the first question is obviously this: If one is worried about the environment, then why is it OK to drill off the coast of Brazil? Now of course, common sense, tells us that if it IS OK to drill off the Brazilian coast, it should be more than OK to drill off the American coastline!

Does anyone in their right minds think that a Brazilian oil company can drill in a more environmentally friendly manner than an American company? Of course not.

But as Paul Harvey used to say, it’s time for the rest of the story! You see, it wasn’t $2 billion that Barack Obama loaned the Brazilian oil giant Petrobas, it was $10 billion! But even that, as idiotic as it seems, isn’t the real story. Nope the real story is this: Just days before Barack Obama made this generous loan of taxpayer dollars, George Soros bought into Petrobas, making it his largest financial holding!

Now here is where it all starts to come together, where it all becomes clear.

America has more than enough oil, natural gas, and coal to be energy independent for generations. We could use these God given natural resources for decades while we build more nuclear powerplants, and create real workable alternative energy sources. I mean this is a no-brainer.

So why don’t we just do it?

Well, again, when you step back, and really see what is going on here, and understand George Soros’ modus operandi, his standard operating procedure, it all become crystal clear.

First, it is imperative that America remain weak and at the mercy of foreign oil. Never mind we send between $700 billion and $1 trillion a year out of the country to buy it. Never mind this incredible transfer of treasure funds many of our enemies.

Being at the mercy of foreign nations for our energy undermines not only our national security, bet weakens our financial security as well. This in turn is severely weakening America’s status as a superpower, something the democrat/communists have been all about for at least a century.

The most diabolical scheme at work though is all about the “green,” and I don’t mean the environment. George Soros made his bones destroying currencies for fun and profit! Now that he has his hand picked communist, Barack Obama in place, a man who absolutely hates America in it’s present form, and someone who has vowed to “fundamentally change” America as we know it, all of the pieces are falling together for Soros.

All of the various “green” groups that Soros has funded for decades have greased the skids for Soros by spreading lies and propagating the “global warming” hoax. These lies have caused many Americans to think that using our God given natural resources is somehow wrong, maybe even evil!

Our dependence on foreign oil has weakened us tremendously over the decades.

Enter the democrat/communist party. Their policies have caused us all much heartache, but one has to sit back and wonder. Other than normal stuff, and the war, what was the issues of the 2006 election that swept Republicans out of power in Congress and installed the democrat/communists in control of both Houses?

It sure wasn’t the economy! While slowed, our GDP was growing at a respectable clip, and unemployment was at historically low numbers, lower than the average of the 1950’s, the 1960’s, the 1970’s, the 1980’s, and the 1990’s!

Incredibly, in less than two years after the democrat/communists came to power, the economy basically crashed, allowing Barack Obama to win the 2008 election.

Since that nightmarish event, Barack Obama and the democrat/communist party have spent more money and racked up more debt than all of the previous administrations combined. That’s right, Obama and his band of merry communists have spent more money in nine months than all of the previous Presidents had in 233 years, combined!

Now one could chalk this up to sheer stupidity, and incompetence, but I am beginning to think that’s the whole idea. I mean what’s easier to defend, and deflect, being called incompetent and stupid, or downright evil?

Look, by spending unbelievable amounts of money, and tripling the deficit in just nine months, with trillions more in spending coming down the road with ObamaCare and cap and tax, Obama and the democrat/communists are destroying the dollar and it certainly looks like it’s on purpose.

And who benefits more from a destroyed dollar than the self proclaimed owner of the democrat party, communist George Soros?

Of course the secondary benefit to will go to the democrat/communists and Obama. If the dollar collapses, and panic ensues, and it will, Obama and the communists will have their crisis they can use to justify their “fundamental change” they want to bring to America. It will be their excuse to void the Constitution and do something else, creating their communist state. And Obama is on record saying he thinks the Constitution is “fundamentally flawed.” And yet, he swore an oath to protect it. Uh huh.

Treason is a tough word to use, so how about we just stick to incredibly corrupt. The case against the democrat/communist Congress is strong. There are so many crooks in that august body that they should all be required to wear orange jumpsuits with numbers on them! But that all pales in comparison to the corruption that exists in the White House and this President.

Even more frightening is how easily these people flaunt their corruption. I mean did anyone with half a brain think that Obama’s trip to Copenhagen was anything but an attempt to line his corrupt Chicago buddies pockets?

All I know is this. If we can survive until then, the litmus test for anyone who hopes to be elected to Congress in 2010 or the presidency in 2012 must be the promise for a complete and total investigation of everything Obama is involved in, as well as a complete look at George Soros, General Electric, ACORN and SEIU, for starters.

In the meantime, patriotic Americans should be burning up the phone lines at the Capitol talking to their Senators and Congressmen.

The Barack Obama administration is the most corrupt in U.S. history, and I fear they are just getting started, that we haven’t seen nothing yet!

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