Barack Obama

It's a Good Thing That Obama Reads the Paper Because Otherwise He'd Have No Idea What His Administration is Doing

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So it turns out that President Obama—that whip-smart guy who is so super-curious about everything (unlike that quitter-snowbilly former Gov. Sarah Palin amirite?)—apparently had no idea that his administration was letting veterans croak while on waiting lists for care at Veterans Affairs (V.A.) facilities. At the very least, his people knew about the waiting-list problems, including inaccurate reporting on treatment times, back in 2008.

You remember the Fast and Furious gun-walking snafu? He read about that in the papers. Same thing with NSA surveillance. And it took him a few days to realize that the Obamacare website was tripping balls but he finally started to get news reports about it after a few days. And needless to say, he didn't have any idea that the IRS—his IRS—was targeting Tea Party groups until he read about in the papers.

I'm guessing that he still doesn't really know that his Justice Department keeps deporting immigrants and raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in California either. At record rates. Because, you know, he said he wasn't going to pull that shit. Can somebody slip him a newspaper story about those things so he can finally get cracking?

If Barack Obama wants to play Chauncey Gardiner and basically act as if he has no frickin' idea of what's going around in his White House, that's fine by me.

But will his erstwhile defenders at least admit that either he is a know-it-all who is full of B.S. when he pleads ignorance or that he just has no clue about what's taking place in this City on a Hill already? It's not flattering to him whichever way you want to go. But at least it'll be consistent.

Last fall, Reason TV's Amanda Winkler looked at how the V.A. took care of soldiers coming back from Afghanistan and Iraq. In a word: shamefully. "Right now," said former V.A. program analyst Paul Sullivan, "it takes V.A. about a year to process a new claim. That is simply no way to treat a wounded soldier coming back from a war."

The root cause, according to Sullivan? The V.A. has received over 800,000 claims from Iraq and Afghanistan vets. Congress and V.A. planned for "zero." Zero. So if there's one thing the government stinks at more than actually planning and winning wars, it's taking care of the people it sends to fight them.

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  1. Obama’s default stance seems to be that he’s the outsider, campaigning in favor of change, and that he’s going to look into problems and get them solved some time in the future. It’s getting pretty silly after five years.

    1. He ain’t got a constu’ncy! He’s the damned incumbent!

      1. He’s a gonna have to get one of ’em, yassir!

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  2. Look, the federal government is too big for the chief executive to know what’s going on in every little nook and cranny. You wouldn’t expect Tim Cook to know everything that’s going on at Apple, so why would we hold Obama to a higher standard?

    That’s why we need to expand the federal government’s oversight of tge federal government by adding more federal agencies and czars to monitor the extant federal agencies and czars. We can call it the Quis Custodiet Initiative. And imagine the savings we could realize by minimizing government waste with more oversight!

    1. I’m thinking it should be called the Bureau of Sabotage.

    2. On reddit, the number of commenters who claimed that the VA scandal was due to Republican budget cuts was amazing.

      The VA of course had a sharply increased budget ever since 2001. From 2008 to 2012, it went up by ore than 30%.

      So, obviously, this is psychological. They don’t like the idea of vets being harmed, but cannot blame Obama.

      So they invent budget cuts that did not happen.

  3. AKA the Limbaugh Theorem.

    This gave rise to what Rush calls the Limbaugh Theorem, which is that Obama has mastered the ability to always be seen as “opposing everything that’s happening, even the things he is causing to happen. He is on a perpetual campaign.” A variation of the Limbaugh Theorem can be seen in the unfolding scandals now buffeting the administration. According to Rush, “[Obama] gets away with everything precisely by appearing to have no involvement with it ? He gets away with not being tied to [the IRS scandal] like he’s not tied to the jobs numbers, he’s not tied to the debt, he’s not tied to the economy. He’s not tied to anything going wrong.”

    1. It’s a lot quicker and easier to just say “BOOOOOOOOOOSH!”

    2. Hmm, I would like to debate this Rush ‘King of the Rednecks’ Limbaugh. How do I sign up?

      1. I believe you can call into his show.

        1. Hey, I have tried to call in – PigBoy and the fake libertarian Neal Boortz.

          I was told that I wasn’t their “target caller” type.

          (Meaning I am smarter than they are)

          1. Hey shreeky…..”It’s a great day for baseball” .

            Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com…..z32F3xoMd2

          2. I was told that I wasn’t their “target caller” type.

            They don’t want to entertain Hotlanta poo flingers……(shocked face)…like you?

            Who wants cake???????

        2. Basically, PigBoy the Pedophile and Boortz want stupid black people to call up so they can ridicule them.

          And Rush Limbaugh is a pedophile. I have proof.

          1. And Rush Limbaugh is a pedophile. I have proof.

            Did he molest you, also? Are there any right wingers that haven’t arse raped you?

            1. I played golf at La Romana in Caso De Campo when PigBoy was molesting little boys there. Our host verified it.

              I wish like hell Limbaugh would sue me!!!!

              And you are one of his fanboys – you greasy conservative Team Red fanboi.

              1. You vacation at child molestation resorts?

                1. You vacation at child molestation resorts?

                  Vacations?! He runs the joint!

                2. Hearsay = proof!

          2. And Harry’s gay. I have proof.

            https://tinyurl.com/p8f6mnv

      2. Just repeating the word, “Bush,” into the phone while rocking your Krugman plushie in your arms doesn’t count as a debate.

        1. “Rocking the Krugman plushie” sounds like a euphemism I’d really, really rather not be acquainted with.

          1. I know what I did to plushies.

      3. “I would like to debate this Rush ‘King of the Rednecks’ Limbaugh.”

        I’m pretty sure the ‘King of the Assholes’ would lose.
        You never bother to answer direct responses to your bullshit, you simply hit and run.

  4. …apparently had no idea that his administration was letting veterans croak while on waiting lists for care at Veterans Affairs (V.A.) facilities.

    In his defense, he was too busy fixing national healthcare.

    1. If by fixing national healthcare, you mean making it more like the VA system, then sure.

    2. Fixing national healthcare or working on his handicap?

  5. Worst President Ever?–I think he’s going to win the prize!

    1. Elizabeth Warren will take his crown a decade henceforth.

      1. She has the national appeal of a haggis. No, a haggis could win the White House before she could.

        1. Yup, too much baggage.

        2. She’s greasy and grainy and organ meaty?

          1. She’s illegal to import into the U.S.?

            1. If only.

            2. She’s clearly grandfathered in. She came in over the Bearing Straight, no?

        3. So does Hillary, but here we are.

        4. Even some of my progressive friends will concede that she has a terrible grasp on fundamental economics.

          1. Tough call, people who genetically don’t understand economics are suggesting that someone else has no grasp of economics. Could it be that Warren is an economic genius?

          2. You have progressive friends who have a fundamental grasp of economics?

            1. Yes. It’s frustrating. One of them knows better but doesn’t care, she prefers that government take care of social problems because even though they’ll do it poorly, she doesn’t have to deal with it. She’s willing to pay infinity taxes for that to happen (although hopes others will pay infinity +1).

              One of them has a great head for economic systems, but thinks government power can be leveraged just enough to make things more equitable without bringing the whole system down on itself. If you get into the nuts and bolts of things though he’s quick to spot out where the “unintended” consequences are, but he doesn’t actively go looking for them.

              1. At least she’s honest about it. I guess that’s the best you can do.

              2. One of them has a great head for economic systems, but thinks government power can be leveraged just enough to make things more equitable without bringing the whole system down on itself.

                You should have him read the entire text of Eisenhower’s farewell address out loud.

              3. she prefers that government take care of social problems because even though they’ll do it poorly, she doesn’t have to deal with it. She’s willing to pay infinity taxes for that to happen (although hopes others will pay infinity +1).

                It’s like paying a hooker $1M to protect your childrens’ virginity, right?

                If she needs to pay a consultant to pay marginally more attention to shit that she doesn’t care about, I’m available. I charge way less than infinity dollars.

            2. Fundamental as in foundational.

              Foundation as in basement.

              Basement as in bargain prices.

              Bargain prices as in fire sale.

              Fire sale as in nothing but ashes.

          3. jesse.in.mb|5.19.14 @ 7:00PM|#
            “Even some of my progressive friends will concede that she has a terrible grasp on fundamental economics.”

            Yeah. I guess you could say that.

        5. Haggis / Headcheese ’16!

    2. Pro Libertate – you are the dumbest piece of shit to ever post here.

      I say this confidently knowing I can crush you in any debate, in any endeavor, in any competition.

      You run like a slimy little sister-girl whenever you are confronted.

      1. Don’t lock eyes with ’em, don’t do it. Puts ’em on edge. They might go into berzerker mode; come at you like a whirling dervish, all fists and elbows. You might be screaming “No, no, no” and all they hear is “Who wants cake?” Let me tell you something: They all do. They all want cake.

        1. Remember that time that joe threatened to punch SugarFree in the face? This sounds suspiciously similar, and somehow even more pathetic.

      2. So, you’re contending Best President Ever??

      3. You run like a slimy little sister-girl whenever you are confronted.

        You talking to yourself again, progtard?

        1. I’ll crush you in a fucking debate, you fucking slimeball.

          Remember I am pro-secular, pro-capitalist, and pro-drugs.

          That is all I need to shame you, you greasy-headed fuckhole.

          1. Jesus…calm down, Beavis

            1. Shreeky is freaking out again, lol, he’s freaking out. Someone got his goat again. It’s too easy with that retarded proggie.

              1. Shreeky is freaking out again…..

                The weight of defending TEAM EVIL cumulative stupidity is weighing down our proggie promethean.

          2. Lol. I’ve owned you like a little bitch here so many times, I don’t even know how you show up here any more. Well, because you have no pride is why.

            You’re freaking out again, prog boy, you’re freaking out, lol.

            1. He gets owned every time he posts. Each time everyone here knows it and shakes their head, yet he gives himself high-fives and declares victory.

              It is embarrassing, really.

              1. Sounds remarkably like Tulpa, actually.

              2. “You are a redneck!!!

                Blah blah blah”

                – Shrike

            2. You’ve never “owned” me, you fucking greasy redneck. Now ‘Suthenboy’ wants to lick your jism off the GOP gloryhole floor.

              And Episiarch is the open mouth for said antics.

              Shame on you jism-lickers.

          3. I think you got the amateur drugs this time.

          4. Wait Hyperion and Shrike Fighting?!?!

            ….

            I Hate All the Books!!!

          5. “Remember I am … pro-drugs.”

            Yes, obviously.

  6. But will his erstwhile defenders at least admit that either he is a know-it-all who is full of B.S. when he pleads ignorance or that he just has no clue about what’s taking place in this City on a Hill already?

    Nope. That would require them to admit that he’s either a lying scumbag or a total buffoon. That is not the image they’ve invested themselves in, so they just ignore it. It takes a special level of self-delusion to be an Obama supporter; you have to be willing to both lie to yourself and others. That’s a fucked up place to be.

    1. It’s a level of irrationality that’s highly troubling, because it’s against their interest. They should throw him under the bus to protect the party’s future, including this upcoming election. Instead, they’re denying reality rather than this awful president.

      Partisans in the past would jettison someone like this out of self-interest.

      1. I think his skin color has something to do with it. You see Obama’s Presidency is supposed to absolve America of its racist past. However if he is seen as a failure then that is a failure of America to move beyond its racism and of the progs for allowing him to fail so they are far more ultra-partisan then they normally are.

        1. I think race is a part of it, but it doesn’t explain everything. I truly do not understand how this has happened, especially since he’s not terribly charismatic, not at all competent, and comes across as quite petulant and not remotely “unifying.” Everything he was supposed to be, he’s pretty much the opposite.

          1. There’s also the fact that he came to power in a recession and was supposed to lift America from the darkness of Bush and give everyone free healthcare doesn’t help either.

          2. They invested so heavily in their messiah…Who’s going to admit to themselves they got burned so bad? Also, turning on him now would mean they were off the TEAM, and its their whole identity.

          3. He’s so articulate

            The media has worked very hard to portray him as an adult the last few years. A hard task, considering every time he speaks off the cuff, he sounds like a child throwing a tantrum.

            1. Never heard an articulate person say ‘um’ and search their words so often.

              He’s a putz and a poser.

              1. I think ‘articulate’ is a dog whistle for suburban liberals that means he’s not ‘urban’.

        2. Very few progressives I know took the view that Obama’s presidency absolved or was going to absolve America of its racist past. I’ve far more often heard things like “No, just because we have a black president doesn’t mean racism is over” in response to the people promoting that idea.

          1. Anecdotes are not evidence.

            Perhaps “absolve” may not have been the best term but I really do think they feel that his opponents are racist and that Obama being seen as a failure would bad since that means America is still heavily racist and they failed to prevent it.

            1. “Anecdotes are not evidence.”

              Because your assertion was totally backed up by convincing evidence?

              I agree that many progressives do think that much, if not most, opposition to Obama is motivated by racism, most of those people probably are extra motivated because of that to prevent his administration from being a failure. Where I disagree with you is the assertion that Obama being a success or failure determines (in their minds) whether or not America is still racist. I think the vast majority of these people would still feel that America is racist, even if Obama were to have a high approval rating and be seen as a success by a majority of people upon his exit.

              1. Where I disagree with you is the assertion that Obama being a success or failure determines (in their minds) whether or not America is still racist. I think the vast majority of these people would still feel that America is racist, even if Obama were to have a high approval rating and be seen as a success by a majority of people upon his exit.

                Damn it, you are absolutely right on that.

                What I meant is that Obama has to be seen as a success because otherwise his Administration being seen as a failure will be seen as evidence of America’s racism by the progs and in turn that they have failed. Of course I should have realized when writing these posts was that they will always think of America as being racist since they will claim the opposition is racist.

              2. I think the vast majority of these people would still feel that America is racist, even if Obama were to have a high approval rating and be seen as a success by a majority of people upon his exit.

                That’s because a large number of African Americans define themselves by their race and a numerically much larger number of white Americans are both literally afraid of black people and afraid of being perceived as racists.

                I caught an NPR program (taped a while ago) about an Afro-American woman who had moved to France. She talked about how she tried to cut a movie line with her French black friend and was ASTONISHED when the white French weren’t scared of her and just told her to fuck off to the back of the line. Her entire attitude toward race was based around being able to scare white folks at will and using that to get her way. She didn’t grok any other way to interact with whites.

                Voting for Obama was guilty liberals way of saying “LOOK I’M NOT A RACIST”. Except that by voting for someone primarily over skin color, they’ve just affirmed that they aren’t past race, that race, in fact, consumes their minds.

        3. Skin Color? You are another stupid redneck conservative.

          Like many, I lost hundreds of thousands of dollars while your Bushpigs were sabotaging the economy. In total, we lost $15 trillion.

          I have gained most of it back thanks to Obama and Bernanke.

          You can go fuck your redneck self with a hammer in your soft head.

          1. My cronyism is better than the other cronyism.

            /disingenuous retard

          2. See, even as President Obama crashes and burns, proggies will blame Bush, the Kochs, the House, Elvis, anyone but him for his own actions.

            1. You leave the King out of this!

            2. Shreeky is the ultimate prog boy, and he’s freaking out again, he’s freaking out, lol, lol, lol…. lulz…

              1. What prize do I get for being insulted by Shriek?

                1. It’s too common to warrant a price, sorry.

          3. And yet you can never actually figure out how Bush managed to do that. Was it the tax cuts that Barry mostly likes? Was is the CRA that Billy Bob started to jack up? Ah, it must have been the dot bomb that gave us “surpluses” (aside from the fact that total US debt has never declined in any single year for decades).

            And how did Barry save us? Well he pissed away $1T in stimulus, about the same amount that Bush pissed away in Iraq. Barry continued to spend in Afghanistan with no real results. If TARP saved us, then you have to give some credit to Bush because it passed during his admin. GM? Same thing. Oh, I know, it was Obama opening up all that federal land to fracking. Oops.

            Bush was terrible because he spent like a drunken sailor. Barry is terrible because he’s another Bush but with delusions of LBJ-hood. And you? You’re just an idiot.

            1. I’m claiming this quote for myself because I just thought of it and it’s fucking great:

              “Put Bush and Obama into a barrel and kick it down a hill. There will always be a ‘Worst-President-Of-The-Century(tm)’ on top.”

              … Hobbit

          4. I lost hundreds of thousands of dollars

            Shitthatneverhappened.txt

          5. I have gained most of it back thanks to Obama and Bernanke.

            I know people who lost their jobs, and a good portion of their retirement over that debacle. When they tried to start a nano side business, they got fucked with by regulators. I’m glad Obamma, and company gave you back your “Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars” at their expense.

            You a fucking piece of human garbage.

          6. You claim to be able to out-debate people yet you obviously don’t even have an elementary grasp of why the economic crisis happened.

        4. How did it happen? Because people were sick and tired of Booosh and because candidate Obama said all the right things and spoke in fully formed sentences.

          I am serious. I think every single thing President Obama has done was campaigned against by Senator and candidate Obama, and while a lot of people (but not all) saw him as a community organizer out of his depth, nobody expected the complete 100% 180 degree change that began on day 1.

          I don’t think any politician has executed such a complete reversal in such a short time.

        5. The skin color thing is…well…only skin deep. The black conservative candidates lately have been viciously attacked, called Uncle Tom’s and house nigger. They are shameless racists.

          The truth is, like Warren, they love him because he is a slimy fucking pinko. His skin color is incidental, and he is not even really black.

          1. That’s all true. However his skin color gives extra ammunition to their “Republicans and Libertarians are racist” cudgel and they sure as hell take advantage of it.

      2. The partisans have gotten to the point where they don’t live in reality any more. They’ve so invested themselves in what they wanted Obama to be that when it turns out he isn’t, instead of reacting rationally, they just go FULL DELUSIONAL and pretend that he is what they wanted him to be. Because they’ve become comfortable denying reality, so denying reality about Obama is just another day for them.

        The only thing that can bring them back to reality is utter destruction at the ballot box. And even then they’ve shown that they prefer to believe in conspiracies or silent racist majorities or anything else that lets them continue to deny reality.

        I don’t understand it, and it’s really difficult for me to figure out why anyone would want to live like that, but there are a lot of people who do, and they’re kind of creepy. Cults of personality/TEAM are extremely dangerous.

        1. They’ve so invested themselves in what they wanted Obama to be that when it turns out he isn’t, instead of reacting rationally, they just go FULL DELUSIONAL and pretend that he is what they wanted him to be.

          Case in point: after the first presidential debate in which Romney was largely seen to have dominated Obama and embarrassed him, hardcore Obama zealots were convinced that the president. genius strategist that he is, was employing a rope-a-dope approach to the debates and let Romney win.

          They could not fathom that Romney was better prepared and in a better condition to debate than Obama. No, it had to because Obama was playing a game.

          1. Thanks Candy Crowley. I think you can level blame for Obama’s win at her alone.

            Obligatory: Romney is a shit sandwich. Obama is a giant douche filled with diarrhea, though.

            1. She practically “moderated” that debate sitting in Obama’s lap.

              Not to mention the op-eds in the major papers accusing Romney of trying to become the first “Post-Truth” president unlike honest Barack Obama.

              1. What was the difference between their speaking time for that debate? 12 minutes, iirc.

            2. Romney was a horseshit candidate. He neutralized the single biggest issue against Obama. His NE, Bush-inspired, compassionate conservativism left him with no real principles on which to run. Romney was the single biggest reason for Obama’s continued residency.

              1. ^This.

                Also, look for the R’s to try the same thing again, nominate a liberal RINO and try to paint him as a conservative, which absolutely no one will buy. The D’s will then try to paint him as an ultra-conservative.

                It is pathetic.

              2. Team Stupid never disappoints.

          2. Didn’t they also blame the altitude in Denver for Obama being out of it?

            1. Probably. I remember the post-debate MSNBC coverage well. Christ Matthews and Rachel Maddow looked like two children that had just found out Santa Claus isn’t real.

              1. The shock permeating through the media and blogs after that debate was…awesome. And even that didn’t shake their faith (though it clearly came close), as soon as they could come up with some “excuses” for it.

                They’re utterly, totally invested in a fantasy. It’s why only words matter and not actions; the words reinforce the fantasy, and they then ignore actions, and the politicians have learned that if you just say the right words you can get away with almost any action.

            2. Oh it was Manbearpig:

              “I’m going to say something controversial here,” Gore told Current TV, the network he co-founded. “Obama arrived in Denver at 2 pm today, just a few hours before the debate started. Romney did his debate prep in Denver. When you go to 5,000 feet and you only have a few hours to adjust, I don’t know.”

              http://www.washingtonpost.com/…..rformance/

          3. I think Obama’s messiah status from the progs is so potent for many reasons. He is black but also supposed to be the Great Prog Hope, the culmination of all of their hopes since 1968 who would finally defeat the GOP and massively grow the welfare state such as avenging the defeat of Hillarycare. Not to mention the recession caused their economic idiocy to popup and the WOT caused their hatred of opposition to boil to the surface and the end of the COld War has caused them to forget all of their anti-communist and pro-civil liberties sentiments.

            1. I just realized…perhaps they feel that Bush won because they didn’t side with Al Gore so the solution is to become rabidly partisan to make the GOP never win again?

              1. What are you talking about! Al Gore won that election and the thugs on the Supreme Court stole it from them! We would be living in a carbon free agrarian utopian society by now if the election hadn’t been stolen from them.

      3. Partisans in the past would jettison someone like this out of self-interest.

        The dems have done a 180 from the days of Clinton and the RINOs have infilled behind them.

        They have nothing to cling onto without Obama…he is the only one holding this far left mess together.

      4. Denying the president would be denying themselves. Sorry, they’re stuck.

        1. Yeah, this is the thing. They’ve gone too far to stop. They’ve invested too much of themselves in TEAM and TOP MEN and fantasies about capitalism and freedom and the like. They’re so far off from reality that coming back would be brutal. So they won’t. Now, I’m not sure what happens when large groups of people absolutely refuse to accept reality, but I imagine it can’t be good.

          1. You know what happens, it just sucks to think about, but it will come.

      5. I think it’s pretty typical partisanship IMO. Most Republicans had a positive opinion of Bush’s job performance till the bitter end, even though his general approval ratings were far lower than Obama’s are now. Although I think the Democrats have turned up the creepiness in their devotion to the president a few notches.

        1. I’m pretty sure that’s (overall approval ratings between Bush and Obama) not true. I seem to recall some stories about Obama’s ratings going lower than Bush’s a couple months ago.

          1. I don’t know how they compare at equivalent points in their presidency, but I do know that Obama’s are still much higher than Bush’s were at the end of his, which is what I was referring to. Even then, when his approval was in the 20-30% range nationally, most Republicans still approved of the job he had done.

            1. Bush’s ratings didn’t drop below 30% until 2008. Obama’s ratings are lower relative to Bush’s at the same point in his presidency.

              Here’s a graphical comparison:
              http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/…..tings.jpeg

              Basically, Bush was far more popular than Obama for most of his presidency.

        2. “mmmm mmmm mmmmm Barrack Hussein Obama” and Pajama boy are the 2 creepiest things I’ve seen in Presidential politics.

          1. Who is pajama boy? Is that the really creepy guy with the writing on his hands on Twitter?

              1. Never saw that before. Definitely creepy.

    2. This is what is profoundly confusing about Obama and his sycophants.

      1. I think we’re seeing late-stage effects of blind, rabid partisanship on a scale that we’ve never seen before. The internet allows these people to get together and deny reality in massive groups and just reinforce the shit out of each other’s delusions. People couldn’t get together and do that on this scale before.

    3. Their out is “but Bush”. Bush fucked things up so bad that blah blah blah.

      Shriek and Tony will be here soon to back me up.

  7. It’s a Good Thing That Obama Reads the Paper Because Otherwise He’d Have No Idea What His Administration is Doing

    Coincidentally, that’s also how he knows how awesome he is.

  8. Fake Scandal, Boooosh Did It First, Right Wing Obstructionism is What Caused It, and Well Republicans Don’t Have a Healthcare Plan So There’s No Right To Complain About This One.

    Did I cover everything? Perhaps I should check Salon (always the ones truly speaking *Truth To Power*

    …well, they do at least have some great story there about…
    how Karl Rove is…still a Dick…?

  9. I see Fast & Furious is at the top of the fake scandal list again.

    Only Obama can make universal gun ownership a bad thing to Bush rednecks! I support more free trade of guns! F&F is a goddamn fine thing, boy!

    1. It specifically only arms violent criminal cartels you fucking idiot.

      What you think Joe Blow civic minded Mexican can get his hands on a FF gun? You think he has any hope of using reasonably in defense of his self his family his property or community and not end up in Mexican federal prison?

      You are a worthless cunt.

      1. Mexico should have declared war on the US over that.

      2. Why

        1. Are you talking to me? Our justice system armed paramilitaries that basically own parts of their country. If that’s not a casus belli, what the fuck is?

          Honestly, anyone involved in those operations should have been tried for providing material support to terrorists. That we didn’t throw them in a deep hole tells Mexico that we give zero fucks about their sovreignty.

          1. I think Mexico already knew that.

          2. “You are a secret republithug and therefore care nothing about Mexicans

            Blah blah derpy blah”

            -Shrike

    2. Palin’s Buttplug|5.19.14 @ 6:54PM|#
      “I see Fast & Furious is at the top of the fake scandal list again.”:

      Lick that ass, PB.

      1. I can’t imagine why Mike M. got the idea that Shriek is Weigel.

        1. I can’t imagine why Mike M. got the idea that Shriek is Weigel.

          Their breath smells the same.

    3. Yeah lets give Mexican drug cartels a lucrative black market on U.S. soil, and then sell the Cartels guns to be used on our own people. Another great foreign policy move by the Obamma Administration.

      PB you are a fucking piece of human garbage.

  10. “But will his erstwhile defenders at least admit that either he is a know-it-all who is full of B.S. when he pleads ignorance or that he just has no clue about what’s taking place in this City on a Hill already?”

    Erstwhile? Not here! We’ve got two Obo ass-lickers who are not about to admit their guys a lying sack of shit regardless of the evidence.

  11. BTW, Tom Ricks, military-issue journalist extraordinaire, and also well known speaker of Truth To Power was making hay about the VA being The MegaSuck over the last decade…. and I wonder… does he actually point fingers at anyone in this admin for sleeping on it for so long…?

    No – the last time he wrote about it was in 2011

    Ever since Obama got elected he’s basically been softpedaling around the topics of Drones and Sex-harassment, while providing his Pentagon Sources a wonderful platform to write career enhancing op-eds.

    1. sf’d it

    2. If they want the military on their side in the inevitable showdown, this ain’t the way to get it.

  12. I have this feeling that Shreekytard is about ready to have to ultimate prog freakout. A freakout that will make Mary and Tony ultimate freakout moments combined, seem like nothing.

    1. Last few days its been tons of cursing and way less coherency than usual.

    2. Lick my asshole then pay me for it.

      $50 is fine.

      1. Lick my asshole then pay me for it.

        You’ll have to extract your own head from their first, dumbass.

        Dance for me, you monkey.

        1. PB’s head is so far up it’s own ass that NASA has declared it the first Anal Astronaut.

      2. Palin’s Buttplug|5.19.14 @ 7:55PM|#
        “Lick my asshole then pay me for it.”

        I presume you’re giving demos on Obo? If not, why not?

  13. Joe Samba said there is no way dude, no way.

    http://www.YourAnon.tk

  14. Maybe if you cheap bastards at reason would comp Obama a subscription…

  15. It’s lonely at the bottom, isn’t it?

  16. How do this administration’s apologists manage to get up every morning. This is such a poor excuse for leadership. All they do is lie and spread trillions of dollars around to get votes.
    We are SO screwed.

  17. Obama should not read the newspapers. They just upset him — and destroy his “plausible deniability.”

  18. At least Palin found and dealt with corruption in government, by politicians in the Republican party no less. The liklihood of Obama dealing with corrupt Democrats is a big fat zero, but he will prosecute those who point out the corrupt acts of others in government.

    How many more govenrment problems will Obama learn about from reading the papers? We’re lucky the MSM even reports them, but it appears they are worried about being scooped by FOX (in the newsroom) and losing ad revenue (in the business offices).

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