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… POTUS should seek a Political Endorsement from Congress [#I.S.I.L.]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 13th,2016

.. constitutionally , POTUS has the power to go to battle with I.S.I.L. ….

.. morally , legally , and most of all , politically , he does not …

.. he is easily the most vain and inept POTUS in our nation ‘ s history . He is an incompetent boob , a twit , a narcissistic bastard … so many , many people , including me , have a complete and total lack of believability in this man , our President . We lack faith in his judgement …

.. he does not have a great deal of political capital . He is going to need to spend a fair bit of it to get an endorsement from Congress . Neither the members of his own party , much less the GOP , have much faith in him . However , they will follow when he finally decides to learn something about leadership …

.. But , he has to lead . That is a word that he is not very well acquainted with , not much very well whatsoever . He must lead …

— [update] — the new Congress that is elected will force POTUS ‘ hand . They will bring up an AUMF resolution for use against I.S.I.L. [the proper term] , and debate it . The Congressional leadership [both parties] will make sure that there are the votes for THE AUMF TO PASS With plenty of margin . That will allow any of the weak – kneed types to opt out of the vote , and to have a safe vote ….

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… Carter vs. Obama [what I think]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,September 10th,2016

.. I actually agree with Dick Cheney .

.. Jimmy Carter had his faults , and lots of them . However , he did have things that His Lordship did not (does not) …

.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the interview segment …

.. [-] Carter was a bubblehead , and a nuclear officer at that — Jimmy Carter was one of the early nuclear officers in the U.S. Navy , in the 1950s . He was also a submariner , having served on several commands …

.. [-] Carter was a businessman — Carter was a peanut farmer . Even with the peanut price support program , he still had to run and operate a family business , his farm . Growing peanuts was no piece of cake , to say the least …

.. [-] Carter was a Graduate of ” Canoe U ” [the U.S. Naval Academy] — I will take that over Harvard , Columbia , or any of the Ivies …

.. [-] Carter was a Governor — that gives you executive experience . Clinton was Governor of Arkansas for 10 years , from 1978 – 1980 , and 1982 – 1992 . He and Carter both had to deal with bureaucrats , budgets , taxes , crises , etc … . Being a governor does that . Obama never was an executive of anything worth a damn . Guess why His Lordship is such a colossal screw – up ?? …

.. I personally would not want either one , again . But if I had to choose , I would choose Carter , in a heartbeat . By the by , the Jimmy Carter that was President , not the idiot that he has become now …

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… Obama pushes Netanyahu for Ceasefire [#DebkaFiles]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,December 6th,2014

.. Bibi should tell Obama to stuff it , and butt out .

.. especially considering the obscenity of a peace ” deal ” that SecState JohnBoy Kerry brought to town this past weekend . It was not just bad . It was worse …

.. [h/t — Debka.com]..
.. [link] to the intel snipet …

.. Obama has to be kidding , given the military situation . Isarel is kicking Hamas ‘ ass , big time . Only some political weakness in Jerusalem will save Hamas from getting the serious butt kicking that they richly deserve …

.. It is about time . Bibi has to make it clear , if necessary , in writing , to POTUS and SecState about Hamas ‘ situation . The bad pr from the humanitarian situation is a fact of war , and is entirely of Hamas ‘ doing .

.. Hamas bases its munitions and tunnels in civilian areas , thus putting civilians at risk . No matter how many precautions that Israel may take , there are going to be civilian casualties , like it or not . Hamas is thus the cause of the casualties , not Israel . Hamas provoked this conflict , and now they are going to ” get it …. “

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… Another Newspaper Endorsement for Bruce Rauner [#Illinois Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 28th,2014

.. and this one is a big surprise …

.. why ? it is the Chicago Sun – Times …

.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the newspaper endorsement …

.. the timing could not be better . EArly voting has begun in Illinois , and the endorsements of both the Tribune and the Sun – Times will [or should be] be of help to Rauner on gathering votes from suburbanites in the Chicagoland area and the surrounding countines …

.. downstate , the folks could not care less . Up around Chicago , and the surrounding counties , it matters a lot , or , hopefully it will . Keeping Quinn ‘ s margin ‘ s down in the Chicagoland area [like what happened in the DemoCrap primary] will be of great help to Rauner and the rest of the GOP ticket ….

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… good Going , Charlie Baker [#Mass Governor]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 17th,2014

.. so far , so good .>

.. Charlie Baker , the businessman , is leading atty General Martha Coakley , 45% to 39%. This is in deep – Blue Massachusetts , folks …

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

.. before , Coakley was up , close to double digits , and now she is behind . She is the known quantity in mass politics , folks . Baker is not . She should win this race going away , and , like 2010 , it looks like she is going to blow another statewide race …

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… Virginia is for [#Politics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,October 9th,2014

.. a potential barnburner …

.. I have to admit , I did not see this coming . Mark Warner is a businessman , one who knows how to meet a payroll . He is also the richest DemoCrap in the Senate [up around $600 million in net worth] , so he can easily self – fund his campaign …

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

.. Ed Gillespie , the GOP nominee , is a veteran political operative . He has a huge bundle of political chits to cash in , so he can raise a fair bit of $$ for his own campaign . But , he has an uphill climb against Warner …

.. now , the polls have Warner well under 50% . He is now only up on Gillespie , 45% to 39% . with almost 16% undecided …

.. Gillespie will have some help . Virginia ‘ s legislative and state – wide elections are in odd – numbered years . So , the Senate race is the only statewide race . Gillespie and Warner will have to carry their own water , and each will have to make the sale …

.. who can make the sale best ? the one who does the best job soonest will likely be the winner , especially if it is Gillespie …

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… Scotland could Go Independent …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,September 11th,2014

.. Scotland votes in a independence referendum on September 18th …

.. it just may well choose to go for independence after nearly 300 years …

.. [h/t — theScotsman.com]..
.. [link] to the news story …

.. according to the Scotsman , the ” yes ” side has taken the lead for the first time . I am not surprised . Scots are an independent lot . Once Britain went for devolution of legislative powers to Scotland a number of years ago , one could see this coming …

.. whether it decide to or not is another question …

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… if Not Miz Hillary , then [#dem political bench]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,August 12th,2014

.. not a whole lot , folks .

.. the Dems have a problem . Their political bench is not all that deep . Some of their best possible candidates are former politicians [Richard Celeste , Ed Rendell] … so , what else is the problem for them ?? …

.. governors — the Dems only have 20 — they may only add 1 , net [Pa] , but they are likely to lose IL [Bruce Rauner is likely to beat Pat Quinn] . Their governor ‘ s lot , other than Deval Patrick [Ma] , is not all that great . To be honest , Governor Moobeam [Jerry Brown] does not look all that bad for them …

.. senators — Obama ‘ s antics and lack of quals are going to rule out Senators from both parties for a while . Only if a senator has had a private sector or public sector career before the Senate will make them look good . Given her controversies , Liz Warren is no leading light . Dick Durbin is likely to be the new Minority Leader once Dingy Harry loses in 2016 to Brian Sandoval …

.. past figures — Al Gore — been there , done that — are you kidding ?? …

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… an Oil Price Shock [#a real possibility]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,August 10th,2014

.. it is possible , and it is real ..

.. unlike 1974 or 1979 , it is not something that can or might be reversed by a ” snap of the fingers ” …

.. [h/t — OilVoice.com]..
.. [link] to the economic report …

.. with Libya ‘ s decline , the possible damage in Iraq , and premiums that could price into the market , due to the effects on the Gulf nations and Saudi Arabia in particular , it could get nasty …

.. also , now , Russia is a major producer . It is also very heavily dependent on oil revenue as a source of tax revenue for its Treasury . The Russians may not want to turn off the ” tap . ” But events may do it for them …

.. also , here in the U.S. , if it happens before November 2016 , the DemoCraps will be crushed at the polls . Even Miz Hillary cannot overcome the effects of disastrous policies from the ObamaCrap administration …

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…Be Careful What You Wish For [#Impeachment]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,August 4th,2014

.. you just might get it ..

.. right now , the DemoCraps are conducting a fundraising marathon – to – beat – all over the ” I ” word …. not a big shock …

.. amazingly enough , even senior White House aides [including DannyBoy Pfeiffer] and FLOTUS herself are getting in on the act …

.. [h/t — WashingtonExaminer]..
.. [link] to the column ..

.. well , after the first of the year , once the GOP takes over Congress , do not be surprised if it actually comes to pass , given Obama ‘ s actions …

.. the House lawsuit may well do some good . It will , however , take a great deal of time . Crane v Napolitano had promise , but it has died , for now , unless it revives on appeal ….

.. the best case , inadvertantely , is the Arizona case over illegals and driver licenses . Az Gov Jan Brewer has taken this on as a crusade , and her successor [likely a Republican] hopefully will follow . This case will be a big issue in the Az Governor ‘ s election , and that will force the issue . This one , ideally could use a conflict with another circuit , but the Supremes may well take it on themselves …

.. if Obama pulls the stunt that I expect on illegals [exec action on legalization] , I am sure that he will pull it . It is just a question of whether of when he does it ….

.. When he does , the reaction is going to be a honey . It might goose Dem turnout a little , but it will enrage Republicans and Independents . I would bet that even a fair number of Dems will be pissed off by the manuveur . Then calls for the ” I ” word will explode , I will bet …

.. if he does , my voice will be one of them ! …

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… Congratulations to David Perdue ! [#GOP nomination]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,July 23rd,2014

.. I wanted to wish congratulations and the best of luck to Georgia businessman David Perdue , who has won the runoff for the GOP nomination for the U. S. Senate race in his state …

.. Perdue is well – placed to hold the seat for the GOP . He is already leading in the projected polls , and he is self – funded . Ergo , he can easily outspend the slime – bombs that the unions and the Dems are bound to throw at him … Also , his name helps ….

.. also , surprisingly , like in Mississippi , the GOP boosted its turnout in a runoff race . That kind of enthusiasm will help greatly in the general election , boosting GOP turnout , especially in the early voting period . It will also send a message to the DemoCraps that they are in deep , deep trouble …

.. hopefully , Perdue can establish a significant lead in the polls . It does not have to be big , but the bigger the better . It will discourage the Dems , and will be of help to Governor Nathan Deal , who faces his own somewhat tough re – election race against state Sen Jason Carter [jimmy Carter ‘ s grandson] …

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