What is their basis for thinking Barack Obama wants Congress to take a vote that “appears” to be in his favor? There has been much debate about the president’s desire for a “yes” but is that reality or just another political tactic?
In the four plus years of Barack Obama’s tenure words have been distorted beyond recognition as a political strategy? Neil Cavuto is on of the few commentators to suggest that the congressional hearings in
Rand Paul inferred similar thoughts Tuesday saying the hearings could be “constitutional theater for the president.”
Words are being added to the national vocabulary that now have far different connotations than they once had.
Red Line: Barack Obama established a “red line” in an off the cuff remark a year ago when he said chemical weapons would change his calculus about
Imminent: In Obamaworld “imminent” either means “delay” or “how quickly can I get to the golf course.” Some 1,500 innocent victims were gassed by the Assad regime in mid-August. An American response, according to John Kerry, was “imminent.” As we now know “imminent” is not here yet. We must wait for congress to return from vacation, debate the issue and then vote. In
Moral Obligation: We hear much about human rights violations in
Kerry speaks eloquently about shrouded bodies of women and children. Perhaps he should look at pictures from
Those are the facts in
Since such things not reported, then they must not be “imminent.”
Former CIA operative, Wayne Simmons, suggests, “We should take out Al Qaeda in
Other sources report Al Qaeda is not really a threat because they are in the north. These same “experts” claim it is misinformation that the rebels have been infiltrated by extremists. Maybe so, but what if the rebels eventually prevail against Assad? Does that mean Al Qaeda will not move in from the north to take over?
Have we forgotten about the Muslim Brotherhood in
It is a good show that all boils down to covering Barack Obama’s butt. If congress votes “no” to make
On the other hand, if congress votes “yes” then the president can blame them. Other than speaking, blame is what the president does best.
Let’s stop playing the game of “what if.” Let’s stop changing the meanings of words to be something they are not. Let’s stop the congressional charade that is costing millions of dollars to re-build lost credibility for a president with “ready-fire-aim” rhetoric and no backbone to follow up.
As congressional hearings continue, the real news of the day is that John McCain is now uo to level 14 of his video game. That is how “imminent” this crisis is.
Bob Taylor has been traveling the world for more than 30 years as a writer and award winning television producer focusing on international events, people and cultures around the globe.
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