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… In An I.S.I.L. – related Speech [#gun control]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 31st,2016

.. POTUS brings in the subject of gun control ?? ..

.. I know he is arrogant , but is he crazy . Can’t he count the number of Representatives and Senators , for God ‘ s sake ? This is nuts ..

.. this is a speech that is regarding I.S.I.L. and the task that is at hand . Keep anything else that does not belong there out of the speech . That extraneous crap really messes up the message ,and diverts the audience from the target of the speech ….

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the speech] ..

.. that target is I.S.I.L. . It is not gun control …

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… What Happens Next in Syria ?? [#I.S.I.L.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 31st,2016

.. it is a good question ..

.. I.S.I.L. and the Syrian rebels are co – operating against the Syrian Government . The Syrian rebels are now [finally] getting substantial help from the U.S. , Saudi Arabia , and Turkey . So Bashar El – Assad ‘ s junta is beginning to totter , and is coming close to falling apart ..

.. the Syrian rebels just want to free Syria . They have since the beginning . However , I.S.I.L. ‘ s goals are far more sinister . They want to increase their nascent caliphate , and take over more land and fertile ground . They also want to go after more slaves under their control …

.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report ..

.. so , what is the U.S. doing ? Not much , other than aiding the Syrian rebels . The problem is who wins , and what happens when they win . I.S.I.L. is far more likely to control Syria than the rebels , and then that will allow them to turn on the rebles and crush them ..

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… Quit Messing Around [#call a Spade a Spade]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 31st,2016

.. someone of substance emerges from the ” shadows . ”

.. retired Gen. Michael Flynn [former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency] was testifying before Congress the other day . You think that he would not be political . Well , you would be wrong . Not overtly , mind you . But he mounted the parapets and let the guns open fire at the ObamaCraps …

.. Flynn called for a reorganization of our war effort against the Islamic militant threat . He called for a joint international effort , similar to N.A.T.O. . That was not all , to say the least …

.. [h/t — CounterJihadReport.com]..
.. [link] to the testimony // blog news ..

.. to quote General Flynn …

The former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency slammed the Obama administration on Monday as “well intentioned” but paralyzed and playing defense inits the fight againstIslamic militancy.Recently retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn called for the U.S. to lead the charge in a sweeping, decades-long campaign against the Islamic State group, al Qaeda, and its ilk—a fight like the one against the former Soviet Union—against a new enemy he said is “committed to the destruction of freedom and the American way of life.”

“There is no substitute, none, for American power,” the general said, to occasional cheers and ultimately a standing ovation from a crowd of special operators and intelligence officers at a Washington industry conference.

He also slammed the administration for refusing to use the term “Islamic militants” in its description of ISIS and al Qaeda.

“You cannot defeat an enemy you do not admit exists,” Flynn said.

He said the administration is unwilling to admit the scope of the problem, naively clinging to the hope that limited counterterrorist intervention will head off the ideological juggernaut of religious militancy.

“There are many sincere people in our government who frankly are paralyzed by this complexity,” said Flynn, so they “accept a defensive posture, reasoning that passivity is less likely to provoke our enemies.”

Flynn refused to name President Obama as the focus of his ire in comments afterward to The Daily Beast, saying that he was simply “sending a message to the American people.” But the comments show the widening rift between some in the national-security community who want to see more special-operations and intelligence assets sent into the fight against ISIS and other groups in Syria and beyond.

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… You have to Be Kidding [Israel and the I.C.C.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 30th,2016

.. the Palestinian Authority joins the International Criminal Court [the I.C.C.] , and then the I.C.C. then starts a preliminary inquiry into Israel ‘ s actions and conduct over the last few years . Evidently , this inquiry includes a look into Operation Cast lead , all the way back into 2009 …

.. it is possible that the inquiry may include the Israeli interdiction of the Turkish ship in the Mediterranean Sea in 2010 or 2011 . I think so , because Turkey is also a member of the Court …

.. [h/t — NewsmaxWorld.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news …

.. I fear that this is only the beginning of Israel ‘ s crucifixition at the I.C.C. …

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… Are They Really Being Co – Operative ?? [#State Department]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 30th,2016

.. my educated guestimate is No .

.. the ObamaCraps are notorious at gaming the system . They have effectively and severely undermined the Congressional system of oversight by failing to back up Capitol Hill . Congress needs to know that , even with partisan disputes , that the Administration will have its back so that it can do its job of oversight . Right now , the ObamaCraps have gravely undermined that understanding . As a result , Congress cannot effectively do its job …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the news report ..

.. worse is the lack of co – operation in the timely production of documents . Congress needs the Administration ‘ s timely co – operation so that it can move on issues in an effective and efficient manner . The Obamacraps have severely undermined that by dragging their feet , time after time , and has badly affected time – known nostrums within our system of government .

.. somehow they have to find a way to fix this , or our system of government , and our freedoms will be severely undermined …

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… the Editors of Charlie Hebdo are Right [#free speech]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 29th,2016

.. either we have free speech , or we do not …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..

.. [link] to the blog post …

The film critic said it’s important for journalists and ordinary citizens not to self-censor and, staking an absolutist position, said: “We don’t negotiate. There’s either freedom of speech or there is not.”

But Biard said the magazine, which printed nearly 8 million copies of its first post-massacre edition – up from its usual 60,000 – cannot continue its bold exercise of free expression alone, and warned Western journalists they risk emboldening jihadis by avoiding sensitive topics, such as depicting Muhammad, and marginalizing those who do.

Many publications, he said, “turned their back” on Charlie Hebdo by questioning the appropriateness of pillorying religious fanatics.

“The press suffer a lack of courage in this matter,” he said. “We don’t want to be a symbol any longer. … We can’t be the only ones to stand up for these values.”

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… Another One Bites the Dust [#ObamaCrapCare State Exchange]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,October 29th,2016

.. now , it is Hawaii .

.. a number of ObamaCrapCare state exchanges have crashed and burned . Among them are Oregon [$330 million] , Maryland [$150 million] , and Massachusetts[$225 million] . Well , now those idiots [at the state level] have more company ..

.. now they have Hawaii for company ..

.. [h/t — WashingtonFreeBeacon.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. Hawaii only enrolled a little over 8,700 people in its exchange . How much $$ did it blow ?? $220 million of taxpayer money , that is what . Does the ObamaCrap Administration give a damn ? Not one damn bit …

.. somehow , someway , history needs to hold these morons to account for their actions . Someday , I believe that they will be . The taxpayers cannot just continue to write checks with their hard earned money that the various governments keep cashing ..

.. this idiocy must stop . The idiocy behind the policy must be stopped …

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… What the Russians are Doing [#Aircraft Carriers]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 28th,2016

.. Russia desperately wants into the aircraft carrier game ..

.. the one flattop that the Russians did have was sold to China ..

.. France was going to build several of them for Russia . Once the U.S. and Britain grew wise , France withdrew from the deal ..

.. so , if Russia is going to get in the game , it is going to have to do it itself . No one else will do it for them ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. it will be a long process . It will take a great deal of time , a thorough and dedicated commitment , and one whole hell of a lot of money ..

.. but it can be done ..

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… What are the Russians Doing [#strategic chess]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 28th,2016

.. he is re – establishing his nation ‘ s old [Soviet – era] overseas bases , step by step ..

.. Putin wants to extend Russian influence . That means coming up against other powers , such as the U.S.A, , India , and China ..

.. even so , it is expensive . Putin is taking a gamble ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

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… When a Pope really Makes a Difference [#naming Cardinals]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 28th,2016

.. the Princes of the Church really run the Church .

.. they are also the brainpower and the theological heft of the Church and the faithful …

.. when a Pope creates new cardinals , it really makes a difference . Most of all , when the cardinal is below the [voting age] of 80 , it really matters . Any of those folks participating in a possible Papal Conclave could come out of it as the new Pope …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. Pope Francis has created [already] almost 1/5 (or , 20%) of the voting age cardinals in the church . Many of them are from outside of Italy and also from outside of continental Europe . So , the face of the Church is continuing to change …

.. eventually , there will be Popes from Asia , and , believe it or not , from North America . It may not happen soon , but , it will happen someday …

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… Hey , POTUS ! [#Islam]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 27th,2016

.. quit making excuses for Islam and for Muslims . Where a religion and a faith need to be criticized , then it is right and normal [within reason] to criticize them . Our mainline faiths are adult about it ..

.. Yet POTUS keeps making excuses for radical Islam and for jihadis . Why ?

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the video of the speech ..

.. it really makes me wonder ..

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… What are the Russians Doing [#Naval sailing]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 27th,2016

.. evidently Mad Vlad [Putin] is getting a tad squirrely ..

.. one definitely is when one sends a naval flotilla thru the English Channel , between Britain and the Continent ..

.. where is it headed ? Not a big surprise . Syria ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

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… You Know We have Problems in the Middle East [#I.S.I.L.]

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 27th,2016

.. when the uniformed military has little faith in the strategy …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. its is not just the Chairman of the JCS , Gen. Martin Dempsey . Retired Marine General James Mattis [former head of Centcom]…

.. prohibiting ” ground troops ” is a real , real bad idea , folks …

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… Anyone wonder Why ?!?! [#His Lordship][#Economic Illiteracy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 26th,2016

.. why POTUS is such a disaster as a so – called ” leader of the free world . ”

.. believe you me , that dunce cap on his head is very well earned …

branco cartoon (potus economic illiteracy)

.. [h/t — ComicallyIncorrect.com]..
.. [link] to the cartoon …

.. I wonder what grades Obama got in economics in college , or , whether he even took economics at all …

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… Call It What it is !! [#radical islamic terrorism]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 26th,2016

.. the ObamaCraps are disgusting . no matter how much evidence there is in a particular case . They actually refuse to confront the truth . When a terrorist attack occurs , the OCs refuse to call ” a spade ” a spade . CAs the French say , C ‘ est Incroyable !! …

.. since the act does not fit into the ideological narrative , the OCs refuse to see the truth . They act as if they are in a fantasyland , where tings are occurring only as they see it …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. well , Your Lordship , it is not that way . The real situation is far different than what you think it is . It most ceretainly does not fit your damnable narrative . So , do you know what you should do ? Get rid of it [and the rose – coloured glasses] and look at the strategic situation as it really is ..

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… It is a Great Offense [#Moral Equivalence][#jihadis][#us citizen]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 26th,2016

.. I am not a gun owner . I have not felt the need to buy a gun . At least not as of yet ..

.. if and when I choose to do so , I will be exercising my constitutional rights , as granted to me [via God] under the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights [to the U.S. Constitution] . It will be my decision , and my decision alone . It will be no one else ‘ s to make , or to interfere ..

.. when POTUS made his recent speech [vis-à-vis I.S.I.L.] , he included a good chunk of it regarding gun control . As if it would have made any difference in stopping a committed jihadi [a bad guy] from getting the weapon that they wanted ..

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the video of the speech …

.. what really offended me was the moral equivalence that my President made between me , a common U.S. citizen , and a jihadi . That is grotesquely outrageous !!

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… So , the Cubans do not have to Do Anything ?!?! [#change in Cuba policy]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 26th,2016

.. apparantely so ..

.. State Department spokeswuss jen Psaki said basically as much …

.. [h/t — Twitchy.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // tweets …

.. which to say , it is sick and immoral …

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… on POTUS ‘ speech [#I.S.I.L.][honesty]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016

.. he is not being honest ..

.. how ? ..

.. His Lordship is not facing up to the fact that it will take ground troops to deal with I.S.I.L. . because of that , and because it does not fit his preferred narrative for his politics , his is not being honest with the American people ..

.. [h/t — RealClearpolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the video of the speech]..

.. that honesty is what we need to hear . That honesty is what we [as a country] deserve to hear from our POTUS . It is something thatwe are not getting , and that is a gross moral and political failure of the ObamaCrap Administration …

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… The Clinton Fnd. Should be a Real Issue [#Miz Hillary]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016

.. this foundation is a hellish mess ..

.. moreso , it is not a charity . It is a superPAC that is masquerading as a charity ..

… how do we Know ? from of all people , Chelsea Clinton ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

the behest of Chelsea Clinton, who had misgivings about how the foundation conducted its business, the New York law firm of Simpson Thacher conducted the review and found the Clinton Foundation did not have the necessary independent oversight required under federal charity law.

Further, the Simpson Thacher audit found:

A board comprised of loyalists to Bill and Hillary Clinton
The board’s failure to oversee finances properly
Conflicts of interest
Audits based on cash accounting

But perhaps most damning:

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“Some interviewees reported conflicts of those raising funds or donors, some of whom may have an expectation of quid pro quo benefits in return for gifts.”

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… You Idiots Pushed for It [#You live with It]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016

.. recently the Los Angeles City Council adopted , believe it or not , a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour . Yes , you heard it right . They jacked it up to that much ..

.. now the Unions who pushed for the higher minimum wage are realizing that the Laws of Economics do still apply . They realized when you jack up the price of an hour of labour above the market rate , there will be fallout in the market . The amount of labour supplied will soar , but the demand for labour will collapse . Also , employers will take actions to substitute for the change in the market rate floor …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop.com]..
.. [link] to the blog article ..

.. so the Unions want exemptions from the new minimum . Un – uh . You bought it , you broke it , folks !! …

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… Your Speech has An Intended Audience [#POTUS][#I.S.I.L.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016

.. yes , even POTUS ‘ recent speech regarding I.S.I.L. ..

.. I.S.I.L. may thing that POTUS has no credibility at all . So does just about everyone else around the world . Our president is a damn wuss , for God ‘ s sake ..

.. but , they also realize ..

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the video of the speech ..

.. Obama is still POTUS . I.S.I.L. could also miscalculate . The risk of miscalculation [on I.S.I.L.’s part] is much lower when POTUS is a damn fool . HoW ? ..

.. POTUS tells I.S.I.L. what he will not do . What he should be doing is what he is going to do . Don’t go into too much detail , though , leave it vague enough so that the enemy has to think about what might be coming …

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… E.P.A. goes for Another PowerGrab [#ecosocialism]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016

.. there they go again ! ..

.. just simply amazing , though . These idiots just try to grab for more and more power , without any controls on their legal restraints . Well , the laws of the United States are their legal restraints …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. the court precedent is abundantly clear . The powers of the E.P.A. under the Clean Water Act are limited to the ” navigable waters ” of the U.S. It is just that . No more , no less . You figure that they would get the message . Evidently not , unfortunately ..

.. this new proposed rule grabs a lot more than the navigable waters , that is for sure . You can guarantee a court challenge to this . E.P.A. needs it , in order to have its sails trimmed ..

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… Wikileaks : Christian Bigotry [#bias]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 24th,2016

.. I guess that I should not be surprised at this ..

.. the loonie left Dems are a bunch of elitist left wing wing radicals , who are arrogant and boorish towards their fellow man . nothing shows more of their bias and bigotry than what is contained in this email , and the people that are contained therein ..

.. [h/t — Newsmx.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

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… The Clinton Fnd. has Real Problems [#Accountability]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 24th,2016

.. who created this mess ? ..

.. Mr. Bill and Miz Hillary ..

.. amazingly enough , someone was concerned enough to investigate the entirety of the situation . They found a real mess ..

.. who was that ? Of all people , it was Chelsea Clinton who started to blow the whistle …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

the behest of Chelsea Clinton, who had misgivings about how the foundation conducted its business, the New York law firm of Simpson Thacher conducted the review and found the Clinton Foundation did not have the necessary independent oversight required under federal charity law.

Further, the Simpson Thacher audit found:
A board comprised of loyalists to Bill and Hillary Clinton
The board’s failure to oversee finances properly
Conflicts of interest
Audits based on cash accounting

But perhaps most damning:

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“Some interviewees reported conflicts of those raising funds or donors, some of whom may have an expectation of quid pro quo benefits in return for gifts.”

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… OCC is having Serious Problems [#enrollment]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 24th,2016

.. I would expect so ..

.. nearly all of the 24 co – ops established by the OCs have collapsed , or are about to do so . The state – level exchanges are hardly doing any better . Many of them are having serious financial problems , and a # of them have closed their doors ..

.. the fines for OCC are far too low . So , unless someone has a serious illness or condition , they will game the system and pay the fine ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

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… Miz Hillary has another Problem [#Mr. Bill]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 24th,2016

.. yes , Mr . Bill ..

.. he is not the politician that he once was . He is physically weak , and that takes a good bit of zip out of his political speaking voice . Also , it takes staminia out of his insides , which calls into question his physical abilities …

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

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… If It Continues [#Drip,Drip]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,October 24th,2016

… It will cause miz Hillary serious problems …

.. it is doubtful that an one email is thermonuclear in its effect [although some have come close , God Knows] . However , the cumulative effect of some many embarrassing blunders in so many emails will cause significant damage ..

.. [h/t –– Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. the max amount of damage has been done to the Donald . However , plaenty of damage can still be done to Miz Hillary . It is not coming out all at once . It is coming out as a e-mail dump every day . Who knows how much more there is to come out , or for how many days that this will continue ?!?! …

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… No Wonder He was a Bad Moderator [#CNBC][#John Harwood]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 23rd,2016

.. he got caught in the Wikileaks dumps ..

.. Harwood was in regular communication with the Clintonoid Organization and the Miz Hillary campaign before and after the GOP debate that cnBC Sponsored ..

.. so what happens now ? ..

.. [h/t — truthrevolt.otg]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. Harwood should be fired ..

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… the Dems have Real Problems [#Turnout]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 23rd,2016

.. the Dems have real problems in turnout ..

.. why ? they have an extremely unlikable candidate ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. It is not that the GOP DOES not have headaches .The Donald is no candidate for being a choirboy , either . But his supporters are solid , as are the various wings of the GOP . They may not be wild about Trump , but they are united in their hatred of Miz Hillary ..

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… It tells You what the Dems believe in [#Single Payer]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 23rd,2016

.. in a recent interview , CongressWitch Nancy Pelosi [C-Ca] commented that what she wanted for ObamaCrapCare was a single payer system …

.. [h/t — TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post …

.. big surprise !! ..

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