Thursday, March 31, 2011

"Hope and change" getting some bad news in the latest polls!



Pres BO's "hope and change" tour is losing its appeal:

"Overall, 43% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the president's performance. Fifty-six percent (56%) disapprove." (Rasmussen)

It does not get any better:

"Just 42 percent of those polled approve of the job Obama is doing, compared to 48 percent who disapprove, according to Quinnipiac.

And in a bad sign for his upcoming 2012 re-election campaign, 50 percent of those polled say he doesn't deserve another term in the White House." (Quinnipiac)

What are some of the reason for "hope and change" losing its appeal?

Frankly, there has not been much change, specially for all of those who voted for change.

And there is no much hope, specially after Pres BO's total absence on issues like the budget.  See Miss Rubin's post today!

What about Libya?  The public is a bit confused on this one, too.  (Did I just read that Pres BO has signed a secret order to help the rebels?)

Speaking of Libya, Pres BO will face a very tough decision over the next few days.

We hear that the rebels are in retreat: Libyan rebels flee east from Gaddafi bombardment

So what happens now if Qaddafi survives the air strikes?  How much can we get involved without getting involved?

P.S.  Check out Thursday show about Libya & polls:

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Yes, we support giving the Nobel Peace Prize to Dr O.E. Biscet, Cuban political prisoner!



We spoke with Betsy Barbara Gonzalez today.  (Our thanks to our friends at Babalu Blog for posting our interview!)

Dr Biscet should get The Nobel Peace Prize for several reasons:

1) He has shown incredible courage in standing up to the repressive Castro regime.

2) He is a man of principle, specially when he stood up to the pro-abortion policies of the Cuban government.

3) He represents the future of Cuba.

Please go to the petition and sign up

Please do your part to make this possible.  Here is our show with Betsy Gonzales:

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

President Reagan's assassination attempt: Do you believe it was 30 years ago today?


30 years ago (around 2pm CT), I was in Mexico City and walking back to my office across from the US Embassy.

I got to the office and there was "an urgent" message from my mother. 

I tried to call my mom in Texas but she beat me to it. 

My mother was very nervous and said that "Reagan had been shot".

I tuned "Armed Forces Radio" on my little shortwave radio and I got the latest reports.

We know today that Pres Reagan almost died that day. 

We are very grateful that a Secret Service Agent pushed Reagan into the car and told the driver to go to the nearest hospital.

Pres Reagan survived and enjoyed two successful terms as president.  However, it almost ended prematurely 30 years ago today.

P.S. We had cable TV at the office.  We tuned in Frank Reynolds & Sam Donaldson of ABC.  

A few weeks later, Pres Res Reagan gave that incredible speech to Congress.  

Wonder whatever happened to that second-grader who wrote Pres Reagan that famous letter?  Enjoy these videos:






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Who’s more responsible: Charlie Sheen or Washington?

Who is more fiscally responsible: Charlie Sheen or Washington? Duh! Charlie the Warlock. Washington spends $30 million, the same as Charlie’s salary, in less than five minutes. Now that’s a fastball… At least Charlie knew not to spend more than Two and a Half Men was paying him.

Bankrupting America: At first thought, Charlie Sheen hardly seems like a model for fiscal responsibility. But, somehow, Washington has managed to be far worse.

Washington's habit of spending far more than it takes in has driven the country into debt. And our economic situation is projected to only get worse.

The solution is clear, but not easy: spending cuts. History shows that reducing government spending leads to sustained economic growth. And that's something (even Charlie Sheen) can get behind.

With the help of Charlie (sort of), our latest video explains that after years of spending far more than we take in, Washington has driven us deep into the red. And there’s only one viable solution. Check out the video below and then sign up to be one of the first to receive our latest products!

Excerpt:
Charlie Sheen (impersonator): “Yeah, well, being a ‘rockstar from Mars’ is expensive. Duh. But I still brought in more than I spent. WINNING. You can’t say the same for Washington. LOSING.”

Here are a few facts:
Last year, Washington brought in 2.3 trillion in taxes, and spent it all, plus a lot more. One and a half times to be exact. Losing!

It took over 200 years, and every president from George Washington through Bill Clinton, to rack up a $ 6-trillion debt. But Washington politicians have more than doubled that in just 10 years. Losing!

Our current debt of more than 14 trillion means every American household is on the hook for $130,000. Losing!

We pay almost $1 trillion, every year, on interest payments alone. Losing!

After World War II, the U.S. government cut spending from 44 percent of the economy to 11 percent.
We need solutions NOW and Public Notice’s latest video shows what we already know to do. Cut Spending!

If Charlie Sheen can figure out how to turn a dire situation around, there just might be hope for Washington.


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What happened to "the anti-war marches" now that Pres BO started a war without a congressional resolution?



Where are the marches?  

Where is the indignation about attacking countries without a congressional resolution?

Joe Scarborough is a morning host on MSNBC and a member of the House from 1995 to 2001. 

Today, he posted a wonderful article: The hypocrisy of the American left:

"How can the left call for the ouster of Muammar Qadhafi for the sin of killing hundreds of Libyans when it opposed the war waged against Saddam Hussein? 

During Saddam’s two decades in Iraq, he killed more Muslims than anyone in history and used chemical weapons against his own people and neighboring states.
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With the help of his equally despicable sons, Uday and Qusay, Saddam devastated Iraq, terrorized his people and destroyed that country’s environment. 

By the time American troops deposed him in 2003, Saddam had killed at least 300,000 of his own people — and human rights groups say that tally does not even include the million-plus casualties his invasion of Iran caused.

If Obama and his liberal supporters believed Qadhafi’s actions morally justified the Libyan invasion, why did they sit silently by for 20 years while Saddam killed hundreds of thousands?"


Joe is right.  

I ask again: Where are the "marchers" protesting a war of choice started without a congressional resolution?


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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Pres BO's Libya speech: I'm still confused!



Pres BO's Libya speech lacked substance and vision.  In other words, I don't think that most Americans will understand what we are doing in Libya.  

Here are a couple of very quick questions:

Why not a speech from The Oval Office?  Isn't this the venue that presidents normally use to tell us of military action?  

In other words, did Pres Bush 43 (or 41) tell us about their military interventions with a speech or an address?

Why didn't Pres BO speak on prime time?  Why give such an important speech early in the evening?

Yes, I called for military action weeks ago, specially when Ghadaffi was dead in the water.  

Yes, I did not think that we could allow Ghadaffi murder his own people.

Unfortunately, Pres BO sat back and waited for some UN resolution and now lacks direction.

Did he mention Congress?  Or will Pres BO now govern by UN resolutions?

What is the objective?  Removing Ghadaffi? What's our national interest?  

My guess is that Pres BO's speech will not please anyone.

It won't please the left because they hate any kind of military action.

It won't please the GOP because we lack direction and spending billions in the process.

Pres BO's policies are incoherent and inconsistent.  

I guess that we will soon hear another speech to explain last night's speech!  Check our chat with Frank Burke about the speech:

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Monday morning: Our chat with Bill Katz of Urgent Agenda



We spoke with Bill Katz of Urgent Agenda.  

Bill and I spoke about a couple of posts:

LIBYA MILITARY REPORT:
"Commander-in-chief Obama will address the nation tonight, seeking to explain his strategy in Libya.  Personally, I preferred the last commander-in-chief, who was ridiculed for using the word "strategery."  At least he knew what it meant."
THE ARAB STREET:
"Despite the garbage taught in our chic, lazy, overpriced colleges, not all cultures are equal.  I don't have to accept a culture that treats women as common property.  Neither do you."
 
In Part 2, Barry & I discussed the NFL labor problems & potential backlash over the Japan nuclear plan crisis.

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My baseball predictions for 2011



We spoke with Paul Greco about the upcoming baseball season. 

This is our 4th annual pre-season show with Paul.  This is also the first time that we can speak about the reigning AL champs, The Texas Rangers.  (See the picture above from the ALCS celebration last October)

My predictions are these:

NL East----I will pick the Phillies because it's hard to go against that awesome pitching staff.  However, keep an eye on those young Braves and the even younger Marlins. 

NL Central----I love what Milwaukee did in the off season.  However, Cincinnati is a year older and probably hungrier after last year's early exit in the playoffs.

NL West----How can you bet against San Francisco's pitchers?  However, I'm going to pick Colorado.

The wild card will come from the NL East....probably the Braves.

AL East----Boston is probably the most improved team in baseball.  The Yankees are older and the Rays will have a hard time replacing Crawford in the lineup.

AL Central----I will pick Chicago over Minnesota in a down to the wire race.

AL West----The Rangers and the A's will make it very interesting in September.  However, Texas will win.

The wild card will come from the AL Central....probably the Twins.

I will make post season predictions by mid-season.  However, I think that a Boston-Philadelphia World Series is very likely.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Sunday with "The Moody Blues"!


The Moody Blues are one of my all time favorite UK bands.  They were the first rock band to bring the symphony orchestra into the studio.  The net result was a lot of top selling albums and worldwide sales of over 50 million copies.

The first video is "Isn't life strange", an absolutely beautiful song:



"Isn't life strange A turn of the page
Can read like before Can we ask for more?
Each day passes by How hard man will try?
The sea will not wait
You know it makes me want to cry, cry, cry -

Wished I could be in your heart
To be one with your love
Wished I could be in your eyes
Looking back there you were, and here we are.

Isn't love strange A word we arrange
With no thought or care Maker of despair
Each breath that we breathe
With love we must weave To make us as one
You know it makes me want to cry, cry, cry -

Wished I could be in your heart
To be one with your love
Wished I could be in your eyes
Looking back there you were, and here we are.

Isn't life strange A turn of the page
A book without light Unless with love we write;
To throw it away To lose just a day
The quicksand of time
You know it makes me want to cry, cry, cry -

Wished I could be in your heart
To be one with your love
Wished I could be in your eyes
Looking back there you were.....

The second video is "Tuesday afternoon", or the song that made me a lifetime fan:



"Tuesday, afternoon, I'm just beginning to see,
Now I'm on my way, It doesn't matter to me,
Chasing the clouds away.

Something, calls to me, The trees are drawing me near,
I've got to find out why Those gentle voices I hear
Explain it all with a sigh.

I'm looking at myself, reflections of my mind,
It's just the kind of day to leave myself behind,
So gently swaying thru the fairy-land of love,
If you'll just come with me and see the beauty of

Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday, afternoon, I'm just beginning to see,
Now I'm on my way, It doesn't matter to me,
Chasing the clouds away.

Something, calls to me, The trees are drawing me near,
I've got to find out why Those gentle voices I hear
Explain it all with a sigh...."

The third video is "The story in your eyes", a song with more of a rock sound and a spectacular guitar riff:




"I've been thinking about our fortune
And I've decided that we're really not to blame
For the love that's deep inside us now
Is still the same

And the sound we make together
Is the music to the story in your eyes
It's been shining down upon me now
I realize

Listen to the tide slowly turning
Wash all our heartaches away
We're part of the fire that is burning
And from the ashes we can build another day

But I'm frightened for your children
That the life that we are living is in vain
And the sunshine we've been waiting for
Will turn to rain

Listen to the tide slowly turning
Wash all our heartaches away
We're part of the fire that is burning
And from the ashes we can build another day

But I'm frightened for the children
That the life that we are living is in vain
And the sunshine we've been waiting for
Will turn to rain

When the final line is over
It's certain that the curtain's gonna fall
I can hide inside your sweet sweet love
For ever more....



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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Weekend video: How do you talk to a "yes a we can" screamer?




Over the last  years, I've had my share of debates with "yes we can" screamers.  Nevertheless, enjoy this funny video.

Here is the good news:  This is funny.


Here is the bad news: The "yes we can" screamer on this video is typical of so many of the people, specially in Europe, who fell for Obama-mania.


I can't wait for 2012!  Watch the video and thanks to Jonah Godlberg:




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When is Pres BO going to give a Libya speech?



Like some of you, I've followed many of the US military operations of the last few years.

I can also remember presidents addressing the nation from The Oval Office and explaining their decisions.

So why haven't we heard from Pres BO?  What is he waiting for?  Isn't he back in town?

My guess is that Pres BO is silent because he doesn't know what to say.   In other words, this is the weirdest military operation since Pres Clinton invaded Haiti in '94!

I agree with Peggy Noonan's column in Friday's WSJ:

"I cannot for the life of me see how an American president can launch a serious military action without a full and formal national address in which he explains to the American people why he is doing what he is doing, why it is right, and why it is very much in the national interest.

He referred to his aims in parts of speeches and appearances when he was in South America, but now he's home.

More is needed, more is warranted, and more is deserved."

Yes, we deserve more than this frightening silence and incoherent statements about our mission.

Why is Pres BO so quiet?

Could it be that The White House is afraid of putting Pres BO on TV?  How did all of those BO-Care speeches workout?  Or what about The State of the Union?  Or those press conferences?

Take a look at this Reuters/IPSOS  poll:

"Only 17 percent of Americans see President Barack Obama as a strong and decisive military leader...."

That's not good, specially if you are an incumbent seeking reelection as president of the US.

According to POLITICO, Pres BO does not want to elevate Libya to Iraq or Afghanistan.  In other words, he wants to downplay the mission!

Pres BO's Libya problem is that he has not spelled out a clear mission. 

In the meantime, we will continue to shoot missiles and bomb Tripoli.

We ask again:

What exactly are we doing in Libya? 

What is the reason for spending billions in Libya at a time when we just ran a US$ 200 billion deficit in February? 

We deserve a presidential explanation but we won't get one!

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Friday, March 25, 2011

Our chat with David Tyson of Sandler Training: Sales Managers, Part 2



We continued our Friday series on sales training with David Tyson of Sandler Training.

Today, we discussed: Sales Managers, Part 2

Click to listen to the show:  The Friday "sales meeting": The role of the sales manager, part 2

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Pres BO loves "oil drilling"....but in BRAZIL not the US!



Pres BO loves "oil drilling"....but in BRAZIL not the US!

Did you know that Pres BO was such a fan of PETROBRAS?

Here is Pres BO's new energy policy:  We will help Brazil develop its oil so that we can buy it!

Pres BO does not like "tax incentives" for US oil companies but will support a US$ 2 billion EXIM bank to PETROBRAS so that they can drill and sell us more oil in the future.  (Obama Underwrites Offshore Drilling)

Back here, in the country that elected him and whose interests he should be promoting, we have an offshore drilling ban in both coasts....up in Alaska....in the Gulf of Mexico......but Pres BO wants to drill in Brazil.

So Pres BO wants to help Brazil drill for offshore oil....create jobs down there and then buy their oil.

Are you kidding me Pres BO?  I guess not! 

Don't get me wrong.  Brazil is a great country and we should do everything to do business. 

However, what happened to "looking out for #1"?


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Our chat about Libya and the US economy!



We spoke with Clifton Bazar (Another Black Conservative), Mario Yngerto, local businessman, and Fernando Trevino, a student at Texas A&M.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Our chat with Frank Burke about Pres BO's managerial style?



We spoke with Frank Burke about Pres BO's managerial style.  We analyzed his style by looking at Pres BO's performance in Libya, the US economy and handling his staff.

You can read the full article at American ThinkerThe article is here.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

From Pres Bush's "coalition of the willing" to Pres BO's "coalition of the unwilling"!


Der Spiegel, the German media giant, dropped a big bomb at the "Obama-mania" party today:   'Gadhafi Is Facing a Coalition of the Unwilling'

"NATO is split over whether it should take over command of the coalition military operation against Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. German commentators warn that the alliance could be playing into the despot's hands with its dithering."

No more "Obama-mania":  We've come a long way from that summer day in 2008 when Germans welcomed candidate BO like some Kenyan-American version of Elvis!

Of course, Pres Bush avoided all of this in early 2003.

First, Pres Bush started with a clear mission.

Second, he called on those countries willing to take out Saddam and enforce 11 years of violations of UN resolutions.

Third, he went to the US Congress for a war resolution.  Pres Bush understood that he was the president of the US, a sovereign country that did not need permission from the UN to defend US interests.

Pres Bush did go to the UN and reminded them that Saddam had made a mockery of their resolutions and threats.  

Pres Bush got his "coalition of the willing".  

He also got a lot of grief from people like BO, some Dems and the European left obsessed with the promise of multinational operations!

What's happened in less than a week?  What happens when you combine "too much French ego" and incoherent objectives?  You get NATO in disarray!

We are watching the result of no US leadership:  Who's in charge? Germans pull forces out of NATO as Libyan coalition falls apart

Pres Bush made things very clear in 2003.  Pres BO did not this week.


In the meantime, we have soldiers and Navy ships yearning for a clear chain of command.  They just shot 100-plus missiles but nobody has a clue of what the mission is!

Do you ever recall a statement like this from a US military man:  Navy chief: We don’t know what happens next in Libya war

Even Sec Gates, one of the few people who had ever run anything before he joined the Obama administration, admits that there is no timeline: No timeline for end of Libyan mission

Doesn't every young man in US Navy ships in the Mediterranean deserve a clear statement about their mission?

What about the pilots who fly those risky missions?

This is a disgraceful performance and even Dems are coming to the terms with the fact that Pres BO is an empty suit.

P.S. Don't blame me. I voted for McCain:



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Dear friends in Latin America: Pres BO loves trade BUT not trade agreements!

The "let's tell people what they want to hear" presidential tour of Latin America ended last night.

In Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, Pres BO presented himself as the great believer in "free trade".

Unfortunately, his "hope and change" speeches do not match reality.

Where is the action on the Mexican trucks?  

Has Pres BO actually submitted a proposal to Congress to kill the 2009 policy on the Mexican trucks?  I have not seen one!

What about Colombia?  Will Pres BO finally move on this agreement?  

What happened to the Panama agreement?

When will Latin Americans figure this guy out?  BO is a man who tells people what they want to hear.

Up here, he told a lot of Dems what they wanted to hear in 2008 and now the disillusionment is growing daily.  (Can you say GITMO?)

My guess is that Latin Americans will soon figure him out too.

P.S. Unfortunately, Pres BO is the same guy who ran against free trade agreements back in 2007-08.  He loves to talk about trade but he does not like to follow up on free trade agreements:





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Define the mission AND then look for a coalition!


Here is a headline that some of us saw coming:  Allies Strain to Mend Split

"Coalition members haven't been able to agree on whether the North Atlantic Treaty Organization should take charge of the mission. 

France, seen by some diplomats as trying to mend fences with Arab neighbors while leading the fight to protect Libyan rebels against the Tripoli regime, has proposed a command structure with NATO in a subsidiary role."

We are watching a coalition without a clear mission.  In other words, this is what happens when you put together a coalition before you have a mission.

Let's check a few more headlines:  

Obama seeks to break impasse over Libya

Who's in charge? Germans pull forces out of NATO as Libyan coalition falls apart

Let me repeat it: We want this mission to succeed.

However, it is looking more and more like this was a mission put together without a clear objective or chain of command.

We will probably have to take over and run this mission.

Pres BO is desperately trying to make this mission happen because he wants to convince the world that he is 'the anti-Bush".

In the end, he will learn why Pres Bush had to do it with a "coalition of the willing" in Iraq.

Here are some questions:

1) Are we trying to depose Qaddafi or protect civilians?

2)  Are we in the business of protecting the "rebels"?  Or what about civilians from the rebels? 

3) What is the definition of success:  Qaddafi goes? or stays with less guns or territory?

Check out our radio show about Pres BO's leadership style: Click to listen!

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Sorry to hear of Tanner's injury in Afghanistan


This is a 2008-09 Newman Smith Trojans' football post game picture.  They guy were celebrating a victory.  Our son, Alejandro is to the left and Tanner with the eye markers! 

We got some bad news last week about Tanner Ivey's injury in Afghanistan.

As I understand, Tanner, a Marine, was on patrol when he stepped on an IED.

He will recover but has serious injuries to his foot.

Tanner grew up with Alejandro, or # 3 son serving in the US Army.

Tanner and Alejandro played baseball and football over the years.  

We don't have a lot of information but Tanner is expected back in the US soon.
We send Tanner's parents our best wishes.  We appreciate the hard work of the Marines in Afghanistan and all of the other armed forces.


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Enjoy it and laugh: Evo Morales is the latest "lefty" to go hysterical about Pres BO & Libya!

We are now watching the end of "Obama-mania".

The international left has finally figured out that the prince can not wake up Snow White with the magic kiss!  

Or, perhaps they finally figured out that candidate BO was just telling them what they wanted to hear in 2008!

Or, perhaps they are finally coming to terms with the reality that the anti-Bush is keeping the Bush anti-terror policies in place, not closing GITMO and following the Bush-McCain policy in Iraq.

Check this out from Bolivia's Pres Morales, one of the biggest clowns ever elected to office in world history:

"'How is it possible to give the Nobel Peace Prize to someone who has launched an invasion, a bombing? It's a violation, an assault, an aggression,......

Obama is the leader of group of thugs who led an assault and an invasion - and that has nothing to do with defending human rights,..." (Sky News)

Don't you feel sorry for Pres Morales and the rest of them?

Here is the question:  Why did they give him the Nobel Peace Prize in the first place?


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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Our chat with Israel Ortega of The Heritage Foundation about Hispanic issues!



We spoke with Israel Ortega of The Heritage Foundation about Hispanic issues!

I agree with Israel that "education" is a major opportunity (i.e. vouchers) to connect with Hispanics.

Check our interview: 

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He took 3 weeks to "wait" for a UN resolution BUT overlooked the US Congress?



Pres BO's "war of choice" is Libya. 

We support Pres BO, or any other president, when they take quick and necessary actions to defend and protect the US.
 
Libya is not that kind of war:

First, Pres BO had 3 weeks to think about this war.   He could have used these last 3 weeks to make the "case" for military action.  He did not!

Second, there was no immediate threat to the US. 

Third, he sat and waited until the UN Security Council, minus 5 countries that voted "present", gave him the resolution to act.

Did Pres BO forget Congress?

Yes, he did.

What happens next?

The "continuing resolution" running the federal government expires in 2 weeks.  In other words, we won't have a budget unless the Congress approves another CR.

Let's hope that we can finish our "limited action" in Libya very soon.

Otherwise, Pres. BO may have to go to the UN for the money to pay his "war of choice" in Libya.

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Our Monday chat with Bill Katz of Urgent Agenda


We spoke with Bill Katz of Urgent Agenda about Libya and other current events. 

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Libya: The left is angry with the "anti-Bush" for breaking another campaign promise!


The "anti-Bush" used to say this in the 2008 campaign:
"The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.
As Commander-in-Chief, the President does have a duty to protect and defend the United States.
In instances of self-defense, the President would be within his constitutional authority to act before advising Congress or seeking its consent.
History has shown us time and again, however, that military action is most successful when it is authorized and supported by the Legislative branch.
It is always preferable to have the informed consent of Congress prior to any military action." (via Power Line)
Wasn't he going to close GITMO and end the Bush anti-terror policies too?

I think that Pres BO would have been better off going to Congress and getting a "resolution", as Pres Bush did in Afghanistan & Iraq.

He had "three weeks".  Why didn't he go to Congress as we waited for the UN?
Presidents are better off having the Congress on board, specially if things don't go well.


However, Pres BO will be OK with the GOP Congress as long as this is a "limited" action!

In the meantime, we continue to watch the left in an uproar:   Check out Andrew Sullivan!

Memo to Mr. Sullivan and all of those who voted for "change": 

Didn't we warn you that candidate BO was just telling all of you "lefties" what you wanted to hear?  
Were you guys in the left that silly to fall for all of this "anti-Bush" nonsense?


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Does this UN resolution allow the coalition to take out Ghadaffi?



A few weeks ago, I called on Pres BO to send "special forces" and capture Ghadaffi.  (I'm sure that the UK would have gone along with such a plan)

Let's remember that Ghadaffi was against the wall and about to go under.

We didn't and now we find ourselves in some "international" mission that will likely limit our options.

What exactly is our mission?

I understand that everyone is talking about "a no-fly zone".....no ground troops.....and protecting Libyan civilians.

It sounds good but how do you do it?

Can we take out Libyan troops, specially all of those tanks and heavy equipment outside the rebel outposts?  Can our B-2 stealth bombers hit Ghadaffi's compound?

What happens if Ghadaffi does not fly his aircraft but sends troops into the "rebel's city" and starts killing innocent people?

Pres BO needs to tell us what our mission is.  I agree with today's WSJ editorial: War by Global Committee

I want Ghadaffi dead.  Or I want him captured and prosecuted for his crimes against our soldiers (Berlin discotheque 1986) and all of those college students killed in PAN AM 103 the week before Christmas '88.

P.S. Here i an interesting story:  Arab League head criticizes airstrikes as Western forces impose no-fly zone 




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