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Posts Tagged ‘policy choice’

… Does His Lordship [Obama] have any Syria policy ?? [#realistically]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,November 16th,2015

.. when you are only sending one or two missions a day against ISIL ?? ..

.. when you send only 50 soldiers [Marines?] as advisers ?? …

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

.. what do you think ?? …

.. [read — Hell , No !!]..

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… it Figures [#bergdahl affair]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 2nd,2014

.. nice going , dumb – dumb..

.. Congress should have been notified , yes ..

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

.. hey , folks , there is a separation – of – powers problem here . The 30 – day thing obstructs the Government ‘ s ability to do its job ….

.. even if the policy choice is incredibly stupid , as it is here . The prisoners for deserter swap is a mega – stinker . That is for sure , without a doubt . But it was technically legal … but policy megastupid !! …

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… People should be What ?!?! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 28th,2014

.. of His Lordship ‘ s foreign policy ?? …

.. weakness . danger . the apology tour . lack of national resolution …

.. You have to be kidding !! …

.. [h/t — HotAir.com]…
.. [link] to the interview snippet …

.. what an obscene joke ! …

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… The Bergdahl Case sets a Terrible Precedent …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,June 28th,2014

.. Bowe Bergdahl is an Army Sergeant who was captured on the battlefield by a faction of the Taliban in the summer of 2009 . He was captured , fair and square , evidently , by the enemy , and has been held captive ever since then …

.. now , Bergdahl has been freed . The ObamaCrap Administraton has made a political deal , trading 5 high value Talibani detainees at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba in order for Sgt Bergdahl ‘ s release . Why ? Why did they do this ? For What reason(s) ? …

.. I feel and think that this act sets a terrible precedent for US policy . It puts a price on the head of every US soldier , sailor , airman , and Marine . It sends a horrible message to friend and foe alike , that we will negotiate with an adversary in order to free our people . Doing a deal with POWs is one thing , but dealing with someone who is a hostage is something else . It is very , very , wrong …

.. We should have worked harder to locate a POW . Any POW . If and when we locate them , then we go in and get them . We make it clear to the enemy that we will hold them accountable for the safety and security of our people , and will retaliate and penalize those who brutalize and torture our people . Also , we should send a message , that we reserve the right to come after our people . Our people are a free people , and we will pay any price , short of negotiation , to get them back . We reserve the right to come in after them …

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… I am Not the Only One [#Bergdahl Affair] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,June 7th,2014

.. I know , there are many folks who are teeing off on the freeing of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl ..

.. It is not that people are happy with Sgt. Bergdahl being free . It is with the process that was used to gain his freedom . Also , the message that it sends to the world and to our own nation …

.. [h/t — RawStory.com]..
.. [link] to the interview …

.. former US Amb. to the UN John Bolton was a guest Saturday night on ” Justice ” with Judge Jeanine Pirro . Ambassador Bolton pulled no punches in laying into the ObamaCrap Administration ‘ s diplomatic , military , and legal processes in freeing the Sergeant …

.. You got it exactly right , Mr. Ambassador . What the ObamaCraps did was wrong , very , very wrong in what they did in obtaining the soldier ‘ s freedom . Worse yet is the message that it sends to others …

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… Good Luck , Vermont ! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 22nd,2014

.. I thought that the People ‘ s Republic of Taxachusetts was bad .

.. Vermont is , it seems , worse .

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

.. when the commune [state] of Vermont adopted its ObamaCrapCare exchange model , it found that it had a problem — tax money ..

.. it did not have enough of it . It still needs to get waivers from the Feds to wrap Medicare and Medicaid into its single – payer model . But , it still does not have enough tax $$ .. Oops ..

.. Vermont is , however , a small state , of about 670 , 000 people . It produces , normally , about $ 3 billion in state tax revenue every year . To pay for its model , it needs to raise another $2.5 billion — slight problem …

.. even the ” Green Mountain ” gang is not crazy . They may want to adopt a single – payer mondel for ObamaCrapCare — but where does the money come from ?? Great Question . They jack up the taxes , and people go bye – bye …

.. you made your bed , folks . You get to lie in it …

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… Operation Backfire — Another AF Branco Cartoon …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 22nd,2014

.. this one is over the White House ‘ s attempt over the Equal Pay debate … Oh Boy , did this one blow up in the ObamaCrap White House ‘ s face — literally …

branco cartoon (operation backfire)

.. [h/t — LegalInsurrection]..

.. [link] to the editorial cartoon ..

.. boy , somebody in the White House policy shop did not do their homework . The arguments on this flew back on the ObamaCraps literally as they were trying to start the argument …

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… Go , Joni , Go [Joni Ernst , in Iowa (US Senate)] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,April 19th,2014

.. sometimes , a very good ad can become extraordinary …

.. so far , Joni Ernst has been steadily coming up in the polls …

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

.. a solid resume sure helps . An Iowa mother , a veteran of military service , a conservative , and a farmer [yes , even a pig farmer] …

.. an endorsement from a figure with national stature sure helps . Sarah Palin ‘ s endorsement may not go over well with DemoCraps , but her endorsement does wonders in GOP circles , especially with women . Also , in this race , her likely opponent helped contribute to the ‘ till …

.. her likely opponent , DemoCrap congresscritter Bruce Braley , made a colossal gaffe by making a very stooped attack on an Iowa institution , the senior Senator , republican Chuck Grasseley . Grasseley , who is one of 2 farmers in the US Senate , is not one to be trifled with . Braley attacked Grasseley , and looked stooped in the process …

.. in other words , Go , Joni , Go !! …

.. here is a [link] to get another look at her now famous ad …

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… No , You Idiot [#Chris Hayes is a Moron]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 18th,2014

.. it is because the Medicaid expansion is a bad deal for the states ‘ budgets …

.. [h/t — hotair]..
.. [link] to the blognews…

.. the states that refused to expand Medicaid do not trust the Federales to keep their end of the bargain , Chrissie ! … the states generally (with 2 or 3 exceptions) have balanced budget amendments . They have to balance their budgets every year . They also have to deal (first hand) with the ” Medicaid Monster ” and the effect on their state budget …

.. the Feds have supposedly made a promise . Yea , they have made those kind of promises before . Guess what happens ? They are not kept , and the states are left financially holding the bag for the ” unfunded mandates ” that the Feds stick them with …

.. eventually the Feds are going to get a financial reality check in dealing with ObamaCrapCare and its expenses . When the budget cutting comes , the effects of it are not going to be pretty . Worse yet , people are going to be screaming bloody murder over it , and the people who die as a result . Then there will political hell to pay for it . Guess who gets it ? not the GOP … you got it , the DemoCraps will catch hell …

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… Shame on Pelosi ! [#RaceBaiting]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,April 17th,2014

.. Nancy Pelosi just does not have her head in the clouds ; her head is in outer space …

.. especially when she pulls a stunt like this …

.. [h/t — theGatewayPundit]..
.. [link] to the footage …

.. race – baiting on immigration reform … what a disgrace ! …

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… Obama is Unserious …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 4th,2014

.. and until he and Europe get serious , Putin and Russia have no reason to fear anything that we are going to do …

.. God only knows what Putin is going to do next ; He may not stop at the Eastern part of Ukraine . He may well go after the whole of the country , and then install a puppet government in Kiev …

.. [h/t — Newsmax]..

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

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… to Be Honest , POTUS …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,March 28th,2014

.. nobody believes you …

.. you have no credibility on the international stage . People think that you are weak and vacillating , and cannot for saving your life to make any kind of decision , much less a criticial one .

.. to be blunt , you get believed by leading from the front , not from behind . You set policy , make a decision , and then back it up with evaluation and results . You hold people responsible for their actions , not your lack of action . Get your head out of  your collective rear , and get back in the ballgame …

.. You draw so – called ” red lines , ” and then do not back them up . So , no one will think that you are serious in most any situation , much less this one .

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… What Happens when American Leadership Fails …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,March 23rd,2014

.. as Mitt Romney puts it , danger and weakness .

.. action is needed . Decisive action . No , not weakness and indecisiveness . Because of it , it has placed our nation in serious trouble … and other nations are taking advantage …

.. [h/t — theWallStreetJournal]..
.. [link] to Mitt Romney ‘ s column …

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… Weakness Begets Danger [GeoPolitics]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,March 11th,2014

.. Today , America is projecting weakness . POTUS ’ failure to enforce his red line in Syria projected weakness. His constant talk of withdrawal and ending wars so we can focus on “nation-building here at home” projects weakness. His decision to gut the U.S. defense budget and reduce the Army to pre-World War II levels projects weakness.

.. When your adversaries believe you are weak , they are emboldened to act . What is more dangerous for all is that weakness begets miscalculation . Wars are begun that way …. Putin believes there will be no real costs for his intervention in Ukraine because there were no costs in Syria . He thinks that the Obama ” Doctrine ” is to do just enough “ not to get mocked . ” He just may well be right . If he is , then it will have consequences far beyond the Crimean Peninsula. A failure to impose costs on Russia will further embolden adversaries from Beijng to Pyongyang to Tehran — all of whom are measuring Obama’s resolve in Ukraine, just as Putin measured Obama’s resolve in Syria and found it lacking.

.. The lesson of history is clear: Weakness is provocative. And symbolic gestures and strongly worded statements are not enough . They are certainly not going to get Russian troops out of Ukraine …

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… The Problem is With POTUS …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,March 9th,2014

.. is that he and his minions are delusional .

.. Which makes our position in the world all that much harder and more precarious …

.. [h/t — RealClearPolitics]..
.. [link] to the commentary …

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