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  • Hannity Interview with Cheney; Hammers Obama for "Bowing" and "Apologizing for the U.S." - Video

    12/08/2009 6:39:02 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 7 replies · 553+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 8, 2009 | Brian
    Here is video of Sean Hannity's interview with former Vice-President Dick Cheney that aired tonight. More of the interview with be aired on the Hannity show tomorrow night. Cheney hailed "American Exceptionalism," and hammered Obama for "going around the world bowing" to world leaders and "apologizing profusely for the United States." . . . (VIDEO)
  • Peggy Noonan: He Can't Take Another Bow (Beltway Types Realizing Obama Is Just An Empty Suit)

    11/30/2009 1:48:27 PM PST · by caddystacks · 73 replies · 3,943+ views
    From journalist Elizabeth Drew, a veteran and often sympathetic chronicler of Democratic figures, a fiery denunciation of—and warning for—the White House. In a piece in Politico on the firing of White House counsel Greg Craig, Ms. Drew reports that while the president was in Asia last week, "a critical mass of influential people who once held big hopes for his presidency began to wonder whether they had misjudged the man." They once held "an unromantically high opinion of Obama," and were key to his rise, but now they are concluding that the president isn't "the person of integrity or even...
  • Obama's China Policy: Neither Strategic Nor Reassuring

    11/25/2009 2:07:51 PM PST · by honestabe010 · 1 replies · 227+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | November 25, 2009
    Obama's China Policy: Neither Strategic Nor Reassuring
  • Obama's China Policy is neither reassuring nor strategic

    11/25/2009 2:10:22 PM PST · by honestabe010 · 270+ views
    The Woodward Report ^ | November 25, 2009 | PRASHANTH PARAMESWARAN
    President Barack Obama failed to wring any concessions from China in his maiden voyage to Beijing last week. But the disappointing visit is only a symptom of the Obama administration's dysfunctional and poorly conceived China policy, which, though well-intentioned, threatens to undermine U.S. objectives and wreck its global image. Dubbed "strategic reassurance," the policy envisions a tacit bargain whereby the United States mollifies Chinese fears of containment, while Beijing assuages U.S. concerns about its global intentions and shoulders more international responsibilities. But so far, the policy has confounded more than clarified. Some China watchers wonder where Obama will strike the...
  • Obama's Bow To Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Was The Third On His Asia Trip (3 Photos)

    11/24/2009 10:13:23 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 19 replies · 1,269+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 11/25/09 | talkradio03
    This makes the bow to Emperor Akihito that much worse, it wasn't an accident if Obama did it 2 other times on his trip to Asia...Photos and Video
  • Obama Hits A Rough Spot (Bangkok Post)

    11/24/2009 6:05:16 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 23 replies · 978+ views
    Bangkok Post, Thailand ^ | 25 November 2009 | Bangkok Post, Thailand (Opinion)
    Obama hits a rough spot Published: 25/11/2009 at 12:00 AM Newspaper section: News President Barack Obama of the United States has hit the one-year political wall hard, and it especially showed during his recent trip to Asia. In the year since Mr Obama was elected, both the excitement of the polls and the expectations have worn off. As with all democratic leaders, election hullabaloo has been replaced by reality. Not all promises can be achieved quickly, or in the way they were presented in a free-wheeling election. In some ways, Mr Obama has been brought down to Earth, and his...
  • Obama snubs democratic India, but kowtows to brutal China

    11/24/2009 12:57:04 PM PST · by Schnucki · 3 replies · 499+ views
    Telegraph Blogs (U.K.) ^ | November 24, 2009 | Dean Nelson
    The arrival of Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in Washington and the bad feeling towards the current U.S administration in New Delhi right now highlights a disappointing truth about President Barack Obama: Foreign policy is not his thing. Well, not if we judge him on his achievements in South Asia – the front line in the war on terror, the home of Al Qaeda’s global headquarters, and the place where, more than anywhere in the world, he needs to succeed. Yet in Afghanistan, he seems to be failing miserably. His favourite politician, Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the main Afghan guest at...
  • Obama weakness exposed during world travels

    11/24/2009 6:13:43 AM PST · by usalady · 9 replies · 592+ views ^ | November 24, 2009 | Martha
    Everywhere Obama traveled during the thousands miles covered by him and his entourage across Asia, the U.S. President was rebuffed by the leaders of every country he visited. The trip resulted in no palatable results. They smiled nicely at him and then showed him their backs.
  • China Gains in U.S. Eyes, and India Feels Slights

    11/23/2009 10:53:10 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 629+ views
    NYT ^ | 11/24/09 | LYDIA POLGREEN
    November 24, 2009 China Gains in U.S. Eyes, and India Feels Slights By LYDIA POLGREEN NEW DELHI — The statement, on its surface, seemed like any other bland missive released at the end of a polite visit by a head of state. It was put out by the United States and China after President Obama’s visit there, and said that the two countries would “work together to promote peace, stability and development” in South Asia. But on the eve of a visit by the Indian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to the White House, where on Tuesday he will be the...
  • US Eases Taiwan's Fears Over China (Scrambling to Damage Control)

    11/23/2009 10:24:42 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 24 replies · 1,091+ views
    The Malaysian Insider (in English) ^ | 23 November 2009 | Malaysian Straits Times
    US eases Taiwan’s fears over China TAIPEI, Nov 24 — The United States has moved quickly to reassure Taiwan, less than a week after President Barack Obama’s visit to China, by sending a senior diplomat to Taipei to allay fears that the island’s interests have been compromised.Raymond Burghardt, chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto US embassy here, flew into Taipei on Sunday, just five days after Obama met Chinese President Hu Jintao last Tuesday. “President Obama did not in any way change our long-standing position on Taiwan,” Burghardt told reporters after meeting Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng...
  • U.S. Urged (by N. Korea) to Establish Peacekeeping Mechanism (and U.S. leave)

    11/23/2009 7:21:55 PM PST · by domeika · 6 replies · 287+ views
    KCNA ^ | 11/23/09 | KCNA
    Pyongyang, November 23 (KCNA) -- In order to put an end to confrontation and conflict in the Korean Peninsula and ensure its lasting peace and stability it is indispensable to terminate the state of ceasefire between the DPRK and the U.S. and establish a peacekeeping mechanism. Rodong Sinmun Monday says this in a signed commentary. Recalling that recently a group of warships of the south Korean forces perpetrated such unpardonable criminal act as opening fire on a patrol boat of the Navy of the Korean People's Army on routine guard duty in the waters of the north side in the...

    11/23/2009 6:30:28 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 10 replies · 1,492+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | November 23, 2009 | Matthew Burke
    CHINESE "LEADER": "I'M NOTICING EACH OF YOUR PLANS TO SAVE MONEY INVOLVES SPENDING EVEN MORE MONEY." For the second time in two months, Saturday Night Live performed a skit mocking President Obama. Last month's SNL skit featured the president's lack of accomplishments. The most recent Obama skit ridiculed specific Obama policies such as "Cash for Clunkers," huge deficit spending, debt owed to the Chinese, and the stimulus plan's lack of tangible results (jobs).
  • Why I am worried about Dr Singh's visit

    11/23/2009 6:03:16 PM PST · by JimWayne · 4 replies · 647+ views
    Rediff ^ | November 24, 2009 | Rajeev Srinivasan
    Liberal-left types in the West, despite protestations to the contrary, are fascinated by totalitarians and fascists... Obama is the only US president in recent years to have refused to meet the Dalai Lama, as appeasing China is high on his agenda; similarly the Democratic fascination with Mohammedan tyrants as well. One grim possibility looms. There is a lot of talk about the G-2 from people like Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former Cold Warrior and eminence grise extraordinaire (who can forget he was an admirer of Osama bin Laden in the old days?). The G-2, that is, the US and China, is...
  • Obama, the 'Teabaggers' and Foreign Policy (BARF ALERT!)

    11/23/2009 5:36:27 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 9 replies · 677+ views
    Top Stories ^ | 23 November 2009 | Leon T. Hadar
    If you have been following what America's right-wing bloggers and radio talk-show hosts have been saying about President Barack Obama's just-concluded trip to the Asia-Pacific, you would be under the impression that Obama was not treated by officials in that region as the leader of the world's only remaining superpower and the largest and most advanced economy....
  • Cheney: Obama Bow "Very Upsetting" and "Fundamentally Harmful" (VIDEO/AUDIO LINK)

    11/23/2009 5:28:16 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 14 replies · 967+ views
    TPM Live Wire ^ | 23 November 2009 | Jillian Rayfield
    Former Vice President Dick Cheney gave an interview to conservative talk radio host Scott Hennen today, in which he slammed President Obama's "fundamentally harmful" bow to the Japanese Emperor during his trip to Asia. In the interview, Cheney says that when the President bows to a foreign leader, "our friends and allies don't expect it and our adversaries perceive it as a sign of weakness." "I think it's fundamentally harmful and it shows in my mind that this is a guy, a president, who would bow, for example, who doesn't fully understand or have the same perception of the U.S....
  • Why is he bowing to the Japanese Emperor Akihito?

    11/13/2009 9:10:01 PM PST · by STARWISE · 649 replies · 18,673+ views
    Reuters photo ^ | 11-14-09
  • India doubts strength of US ties ahead of Manmohan Singh visit

    11/23/2009 3:27:03 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 16 replies · 838+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 11/23/09 | Howard LaFranchi
    Washington - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at the White House Tuesday wondering if his country remains the US priority under President Obama that it became under President Bush. The Obama administration thought it had answered that question months ago when it announced that Mr. Singh's day of meetings would constitute the first state visit of Mr. Obama's presidency – a distinction meant to convey the importance of the occasion. But Obama's week-long trip to Asia that ended last Thursday has India questioning anew the value of a US partnership. In particular, the tenor of Obama's three days in...
  • The Point: SNL Skit a Warning for Obama? R-rated but hilarious

    11/23/2009 3:31:02 PM PST · by milwguy · 43 replies · 2,659+ views
    the point ^ | 11/23/2009 | Steve Pendlebury
    Nov. 23) -- It's always been a good sign for "Saturday Night Live" when people are still talking about the show on Monday morning. That's happening more often now that the venerable comedy program is sharpening its satire of President Barack Obama. This weekend's show opened with a parody of Obama's news conference with China's president that included jabs at the administration's spending on economic stimulus, health care reform, bailouts and Cash for Clunkers. America's $800 billion debt to China was the butt of many jokes. "Remember this moment, folks," Andrew Breitbart's Big Hollywood announced. "One year after Obama's election...
  • Official: Reaction to Japan Bow Left Obama "Speechless"

    11/23/2009 1:35:14 PM PST · by markomalley · 101 replies · 3,377+ views
    See BS ^ | 11/23/2009 | Brian Montopoli
    President Obama's bow to Japan's Emperor Akihito in Tokyo earlier this month ignited anger from some conservatives who complained, in the words of blogger Donald Douglass, that the United States "now willingly prostrates itself before the rest of the world." Now the president is responding – kind of. The Atlantic quotes "a US government official who was on the trip" who says the president was left "speechless" by the controversy. "Obama's attitude was, this is an elderly gentleman in a country where this kind of greeting is customary," said the official. "It does not seem extraordinary to show this kind...
  • (Video) Saturday Night Live Scorches The Disaster Obama

    11/23/2009 12:46:48 PM PST · by MaxCUA · 12 replies · 1,191+ views
    Here is 'liberal' Palin hating SNL video Laying into the disaster Obama. FUNNY!!!