Skip to comments.Obama lulled America into false sense of security
Posted on 04/21/2013 9:37:10 AM PDT by Starman417
Obama declared the war on terrorism over and brought us a kinder, gentler approach:
The US president has instead replaced it with a softer approach stressing "new partnerships" and multilateral diplomacy.
"Our long-term security will not come from our ability to instill fear in other peoples but through our capacity to speak to their hopes," Mr Obama said in a message introducing a new national security strategy.
In the 52-page document, drawn up after 16 months of deliberations, Mr Obama outlines a much broader set of priorities and methods than Mr Bush's tightly-focused determination to eradicate Islamism by any means possible and alone if necessary.
"We will always seek to delegitimise the use of terrorism and to isolate those who carry it out," it states. "Yet this is not a global war against a tactic terrorism or a religion Islam.
"We are at war with a specific network, al-Qaeda, and its terrorist affiliates who support efforts to attack the United States, our allies, and partners."
Obama lulled this country into a false sense of security:
In his State of the Union address to the American people earlier this year, Barack Obama declared that he was "confident" of achieving "our objective of defeating the core of al-Qaeda".
Although he acknowledged the need to pursue the "remnants" of the terrorist group and its affiliates, the overall message was clear al-Qaeda was badly degraded, the tides of war were receding and the US was winning this fight that was no longer even officially a war.
The Boston bombings would appear to present a fundamental challenge to that assessment and once again bring the nagging uncertainty of terrorism back on to the American main street.
When a mentally ill young adult murdered 26 people, Obama responded by seeking punishment for all gun owners. When Muslims kill, we must resist a rush to judgment as to motives:
PRESIDENT OBAMA: In this age of instant reporting and tweets and blogs, there's a temptation to latch on to any bit of information, sometimes to jump to conclusions. But when a tragedy like this happens, with public safety at risk and the stakes so high, it's important that we do this right. That's why we have investigations. That's why we relentlessly gather the facts. That's why we have courts. And that's why we take care not to rush to judgment -- not about the motivations of these individuals; certainly not about entire groups of people.
Obama wanted to try Gitmo detainees in civilian courts yet denied Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his Miranda rights.
The Feds made a decision not to grant Tsarnaev his Miranda rights invoking a special rule:
The exception, according to the FBIs website, permits law enforcement to engage in a limited and focused unwarned interrogation and allows the government to introduce the statement as direct evidence.
Left wing websites which would have torn George Bush to shreds fell over themselves defending Obama:
(excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
Obama Lulled a LOT of people in various ways...
Anyone know whether Tamerlan got his gun (s) legally? Does Massachusetts have a restrictive background check? Why are we talking Miranda rights instead of what has been the topic of the political conversation, namely , would anything in Obama’s gun proposals done anything to alter these Moslem misfits’ rampage?
They still haven’t learned the lesson as big Lurch is so proud of supplying ‘aid’ to the Syrian rebels. When Assad is overthrown will the rebels become our friends? Expect more radicalized Tamerlans and Jhakdovars to bomb innocent USA citizens in the future. Insane lieberals never learn do they. And Islam sucks.
When a persons words are a complete opposite of what they produce then they are a serious failure or a flat out liar. Neither is acceptable.
Horse crap. Barry Goldwater said it best, "Peace through superior firepower."
Don’t know about this premise. Actually his presidency has about 50% of Americans not caring one bit about terrorism and related issues as long as the EBT card works. These folks no longer see beyond their sex organ and their gut.
Why are we talking Miranda rights
Miranda rights are a moot point as he can’t speak anyway
When Assad is overthrown will the rebels become our friends?
Sure, just like the muzze brotherhood and the rest of the muzze rebel bunch. time to load and lock
This photo originally appeared in the NYT on 9-11-01 showing unrepentent 70s terror bomber Bill Ayers trampling on the American flag.
This should probably have its own thread, just to remind people how incompetent Obama and his minions are.
This explains why the Obama loving CNN reports such idiocy such as Right Wing Extremists to Blame for Explosions.
Of course not. At best, laws prescribe penalties for crimes. Mostly, they restrict liberty.
Chalk it up in his ‘legacy’: The administration where terrorism violence/bombings we’d previously only HEARD about in the middle east and 3rd world countries - BEGAN HAPPENING HERE.
This is only the beginning of them. Thank you, mr. obama.
obama is America’s “NERO”.
Instead of fiddling, he plays golf, basketball, parties with celebrities...
While the country burns.
It’s the same old road of the Roman Empire.
Are you badmouthing our veritable MSM?
"We will always seek to delegitimise the use of terrorism and to isolate those who carry it out," it states. "Yet this is not a global war against a tactic -- terrorism -- or a religion -- Islam. "We are at war with a specific network, al-Qaeda, and its terrorist affiliates who support efforts to attack the United States, our allies, and partners."...except embassy staff in Benghazi, Israel, the European Union, and the regimes in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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