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Obama Gets Humiliated in the Pacific
Fox Nation ^ | December 03, 2012 | Spengler

Posted on 12/05/2012 12:27:56 PM PST by Brown Deer

It is symptomatic of the national condition of the United States that the worst humiliation ever suffered by it as a nation, and by a US president personally, passed almost without comment last week. I refer to the November 20 announcement at a summit meeting in Phnom Penh that 15 Asian nations, comprising half the world's population, would form a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership excluding the United States.

President Barack Obama attended the summit to sell a US-based Trans-Pacific Partnership excluding China. He didn't. The American led-partnership became a party to which no-one came.

Instead, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, will form a club and leave out the United States. As 3 billion Asians become prosperous, interest fades in the prospective contribution of 300 million Americans - especially when those Americans decline to take risks on new technologies. America's great economic strength, namely its capacity to innovate, exists mainly in memory four years after the 2008 economic crisis...

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1 posted on 12/05/2012 12:28:04 PM PST by Brown Deer
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To: LucyT; justiceseeker93; null and void; Candor7; Fred Nerks

ping...


2 posted on 12/05/2012 12:30:20 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Obama fails again, how UNEXPECTED!


3 posted on 12/05/2012 12:31:37 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Brown Deer

Heap the humiliation on, I don’t mind, I don’t consider him representative of the US regardless of his office.


4 posted on 12/05/2012 12:34:39 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: Brown Deer
But ... but ... but ...

The world LOVES us now, right?

5 posted on 12/05/2012 12:35:45 PM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Brown Deer

Why would they want us?

We’re a nation of moochers with very little to offer them.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 12:36:51 PM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against you?)
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To: Brown Deer

Years from now, people will look back at this time period and it will all seem so stark — so obvious. But, at least officially, we don’t see any of it. Everything is good. Economy going great. President very popular. Everything under control. Not a cloud in the sky, eh?


7 posted on 12/05/2012 12:38:16 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: Brown Deer

FUBO... again!


8 posted on 12/05/2012 12:40:49 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Brown Deer
Obama Gets Humiliated Drowned in the Pacific

That's the headline I'd like to read!

9 posted on 12/05/2012 12:42:39 PM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: Brown Deer

Humiliated...?

Obama must be thrilled that he is burying us even faster than he could have dreamed!


10 posted on 12/05/2012 12:42:39 PM PST by MNlurker
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To: Tzimisce

Spot on.


11 posted on 12/05/2012 12:43:19 PM PST by A message
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To: Brown Deer
Instead, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, plus China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, will form a club and leave out the United States.

Why shouldn't they? The US today has a toxic, obscene, sex obsessed culture. It has become an untrustworthy ally and an impotent foe. We borrow money we have no intention of ever paying off and we just elected baracka claus as our president.

I wouldn't invite America to join my club either.

12 posted on 12/05/2012 12:45:58 PM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: Brown Deer

***the worst humiliation ever suffered by it as a nation, and by a US president personally,***

Worse than when Clinton was offered McDonald burgers in Europe?


13 posted on 12/05/2012 12:47:50 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The parasites now outnumber the producers.)
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To: ArGee

The world LOVES Obama, for what he represents: A USA put in its place in a new ordering of importance. This I base on my conversations with “folks” outside the US who LOVE Obama.


14 posted on 12/05/2012 12:48:45 PM PST by Chaguito
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To: Brown Deer

Indonesia hates Obama? Say it isn’t so.


15 posted on 12/05/2012 12:49:44 PM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: pgkdan

For the first time I am ashamed to be an American. Greatest sense of foreboding.......


16 posted on 12/05/2012 12:49:44 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

After the election I literally unbolted the brass flag bracket on my front porch. Don’t feel much like flying the colors right now.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 12:55:09 PM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Is calling these eight years the “New Dark
Ages” racist?


18 posted on 12/05/2012 12:56:22 PM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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To: Brown Deer

ROLL out the HA-HA gif


19 posted on 12/05/2012 12:56:46 PM PST by annieokie
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To: pgkdan

Hell, the bamaClaus sheeple would demand Moochelle be installed to finish the job.


20 posted on 12/05/2012 12:56:54 PM PST by X-spurt (Ted Cruz for President of the Republic of Texas)
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To: Brown Deer

Pretend you’re from an Asian nation, looking at the US. Would you want us in your club?

If you said yes, you’re not looking hard enough. Take off the rose colored glasses and look again.


21 posted on 12/05/2012 12:59:11 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: MNlurker
"Obama must be thrilled that he is burying us even faster than he could have dreamed!"

Right you are. Obama is piling success on success. The US is failing and Obama is doing all he can to speed up the timetable.

22 posted on 12/05/2012 1:02:50 PM PST by Truth29
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To: upchuck

Not with Obama in power. I lived in Asia. They aren’t backward.


23 posted on 12/05/2012 1:04:32 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Brown Deer

We have leadership that promotes the idea that innovation and success needs to be limited, controlled and punished. Leadership prefers that mediocrity rules the day and anyone who wants to go beyond it are put in their place and punished. Society chose BHO and Society chose class envy over wanting to improve life for those who are not well off.


24 posted on 12/05/2012 1:07:11 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: Brown Deer

You first must have shame to be humiliated...


25 posted on 12/05/2012 1:10:57 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: upchuck

The modern ChiCom brand of communism has produced more prosperity and less poverty than BO’s brand.


26 posted on 12/05/2012 1:15:03 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: MNlurker

soetoro praises allah


27 posted on 12/05/2012 1:16:23 PM PST by onedoug
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28 posted on 12/05/2012 1:17:05 PM PST by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: Brown Deer

Gee...no need to tell us this on the net...we’ve heard all about it on ABCCBSNBCMSNBCCNN...NYT, WaPo...

/s


29 posted on 12/05/2012 1:17:12 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - both were a coup d'etat.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The Romans didn’t think the Goths were a serious threat, either.

Our poor nation of foolish greedy children...we will all suffer for their folly.


30 posted on 12/05/2012 1:18:21 PM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: Sarajevo

I believe Obama may enjoy that.


31 posted on 12/05/2012 1:19:01 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Brown Deer

“America’s great economic strength, namely its capacity to innovate, exists mainly in memory”...

With a special thanks to the “turd in charge” for making us so...


32 posted on 12/05/2012 1:31:16 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sarajevo

33 posted on 12/05/2012 1:34:27 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: pgkdan
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34 posted on 12/05/2012 1:41:14 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: Brown Deer; Fred Nerks; Beckwith; stephenjohnbanker

This is a HUGE story. Obama not only fails in the PAcific, but the course for China’s rise to replace America in the Pacific has been charted , and thats a fact.

Our surrender monkey POSHITUS has yet agaion presided over a military and economic retreat from our former allies. This I and other predicted , once the woprld saw the betrayal Obama perpetrated, of US allies Libya and Egypt.Upon seeing that betrayal by Obama, Asian nations undestandably did not want THAT fox in their chicken coups,
all of which have Muslim populations.Themessage was sent loudly and cl;early, EFF OBAMA!

I hope OZ can join in with these nations.


35 posted on 12/05/2012 1:42:57 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Sarajevo
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36 posted on 12/05/2012 1:52:44 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: annieokie
ROLL out the HA-HA gif


37 posted on 12/05/2012 1:58:46 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Candor7

I imagine when China starts playing hardball with the U.S. on trade, the debt, Taiwan, etc. it would make it more difficult for them if they were “allies” with us in this Pacific group.


38 posted on 12/05/2012 2:07:19 PM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: Brown Deer
Are my observation correct? I've noticed that other world leaders, other than Muslims who obozo gives our money to, routinely shun our jackass n chief. My sense; they know he is illegitimate and are likely afraid that doing business with him will affect their countries future relationship with the US.
39 posted on 12/05/2012 2:07:24 PM PST by drypowder
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To: Brown Deer

The question is if there will be an actual President that will stand up to those countries? That is, someone willing to instill a sense of fear in Third World nations - instead of someone too willing to be subservient to them?

If it means that the US causes some offense to these countries as a result, fine. It’s not the job of the US to please the persistently unwilling.


40 posted on 12/05/2012 2:09:27 PM PST by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away from it.)
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To: henkster

The question then becomes:
When will the US have a President that will act with strength and courage instead of subservience and cowardice?


41 posted on 12/05/2012 2:17:11 PM PST by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away.)
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To: 21twelve

The US still has the PRC by the short hairs, and should have them for quite a while longer.

If they want to try playing hardball, it will not go well with the public - for any public official going along with China would end up losing an election.

Now if Nixon hadn’t opened the dialogue with China in the first place, or had the US decided to use Tiananmen Square as an opportunity to replace a (still) despotic regime, the problem wouldn’t be as bad as it is now. However, the US decided on appeasement and this is the consequence.


42 posted on 12/05/2012 2:29:40 PM PST by setha (It is past time for the United States to take back what the world took away.)
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To: Brown Deer

The United States is currently a kakistocracy.


43 posted on 12/05/2012 2:32:22 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum

Ping.


44 posted on 12/05/2012 2:59:50 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Candor7

http://www.dfat.gov.au/arf/index.html

ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)
The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) is a key forum for security dialogue in Asia. It draws together 27 countries which have a bearing on the security of the Asia Pacific region.

Background to the ASEAN Regional Forum
The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) was established in 1994. It comprises 27 countries the 10 ASEAN member states (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) the 10 ASEAN dialogue partners (Australia, Canada, China, the EU, India, Japan, New Zealand, ROK, Russia and the United States), one ASEAN observer (PNG) as well as the DPRK, Mongolia, Pakistan, Timor-Leste, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

The ARF is a key forum for security dialogue in Asia, complementing the various bilateral alliances and dialogues. It provides a setting in which members can discuss current regional security issues and develop cooperative measures to enhance peace and security in the region.


So what’s going on? Did the US get the proverbial boot?


45 posted on 12/05/2012 3:12:21 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Brown Deer


46 posted on 12/05/2012 3:25:20 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Brown Deer

“America’s great economic strength, namely its capacity to innovate, exists mainly in memory four years after the 2008 economic crisis...”

Huh? What is this moron talking about?

Globally, Google Android has a 61% share of the global smartphone market and Apple has a 20% share. Android has a 53% share of the American smartphone market, while Apple iPhone controls 24%. Korea’s Samsung is making a play for the low-cost cell phone market in Asia, but it will take a huge hit as new Asian players are about to offer better deals. Furthermore, Apple has inked a deal with China Mobile and its 700 million subscribers to probably offer a cheap iPhone.

Capacity to innovate...my a$$.

http://monetate.com/infographic/the-battle-for-smartphone-supremacy/#axzz2EDqCyYW5


47 posted on 12/05/2012 3:36:05 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Servant of the Cross

There tis, thanks. Priceless, she does have an attitude, rofl.


48 posted on 12/05/2012 5:34:03 PM PST by annieokie
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To: TexasFreeper2009

bflr


49 posted on 12/06/2012 5:31:42 AM PST by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Ahhh, Moochelle with her standard “I hate everything that does not praise me” face.


50 posted on 12/06/2012 5:35:21 AM PST by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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