Congressman Louis Gohmert: 70% of Americans Killed in Afghanistan Have Been Killed Since Obama Became President

President Barack Obama speaks at Ft Bliss, Texas

By Gary P Jackson

A powerful interview. Texas Congressman Louis Gohmert tells Megyn Kelly that 70% of the American troops killed in Afghanistan have died since Obama took office. He blames this on the insane rules of engagement that put our brave men and women at a severe disadvantage in battle.

Congressman Gohmert also calls out Obama for outing Seal Team Six, a despicable act that led to the death of one of it’s members. It goes without saying that having Obama playing Commander-in-Chief is hazardous to the military’s health.

Video courtesy SarahNet.

Is it any wonder why Obama got such a chilly response from the troops at Ft Bliss, Texas when he showed up on August 31?

President Barack Obama was greeted with fleeting applause and extended periods of silence as he offered profuse praise to soldiers and their families during an Aug. 31 speech in Fort Bliss, Texas.

His praise for the soldiers — and for his own national-security policies — won cheers from only a small proportion of the soldiers and families in the cavernous aircraft-hangar.

The audience remains quiet even when the commander-in-chief thanked the soldiers’ families, and cited the 198 deaths of their comrades in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The audience’s reaction was so flat that the president tried twice to elicit a reaction from the crowd.

Hey, I hear you,” he said amid silence.

The selected soldiers who were arrayed behind the president sat quietly throughout the speech.

CNN and MSNBC ended their coverage of the speech before it was half-over.

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5 responses to “Congressman Louis Gohmert: 70% of Americans Killed in Afghanistan Have Been Killed Since Obama Became President

  1. Our troops are sitting ducks…Shameful….Pray for our troops.

  2. patti

    I’m so glad someone finally spoke out about this. It seems everyone, including Republicans have forgotten about these brave soldiers. I guess no one cares because that mean,evil GWB and Dick cheney aren’t in charge any more.

    • Gary P Jackson

      Yeah it’s interesting to note that raving loons like the Code Pink bunch have been eerily silent since Bush left office, never mind Obama is killing more people, using more drones, and so forth.

      They did dress up as giant vaginas and try to effect a “citizens’ arrest” on Condi Rice in Tampa.

      The fact is, the democrats don’t care about our troops one single bit. They are just another prop to use against those who do care about them.

      Afghanistan is turning into another Vietnam. Morons are running the war out of the White House just like LBJ and McNamara did, with predicable results. The rules of engagement are insane, and there is no defined mission. We’d be better off pulling our troops out, and if trouble starts brewing again just nuke the whole thing into oblivion.

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