Thursday, September 11, 2014

Never Forget

Hope n' Change doesn't have a lot to say today, ironically because there is so much more to express than we're capable of. Words fail and emotions reign. Remorse. Pain. Inspiration. Fear. And most certainly anger.

On the eve of this sad anniversary,  Barack Hussein Obama went before the American people to sell a new war on terror that's neither new, being a necessary continuation of a battle from which the president had fled, nor really a war at all. "American forces will not have a combat mission," he deadpanned into the television camera. "We will not get dragged into another ground war in Iraq."

Nor, apparently, will we be taking a stand against radical Islam. Because according to Obama, "ISIL is not Islamic."  An interesting display of sensitivity from a man who has shown so few qualms about attacking Christian institutions and activists domestically.

Polls show that the majority of Americans feel less safe from terror than when this president took office - and for good reason. Our borders are porous and our enemies revitalized. Barack Obama has now been pushed into taking action (or promising to take action, which is hardly the same thing) but he clearly doesn't believe in either the mission or the existential nature of the threat.

“I want the American people to understand how this effort will be different from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan," the passionless president read from his teleprompter. "It will not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign soil."

No, of course not. Because this president finds the political risk of "boots on the ground" far more worrisome than the possibility of a new attack of the type which left smoking rubble and dead bodies  on the ground in New York City, Washington DC, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania thirteen years ago.
Those are sad and harsh words; ones we take no pleasure in writing - especially on this painful day. But in the names and memories of all those who died on 9/11, it is also a day for plainspoken truth.

Unless you happen to be president.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Just in the Neck of Time

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With polls showing voter confidence in his abilities at a new low, Barack Obama is going before the American public today to explain his hastily developed strategy ("Mmm! It still has that new plan smell!") for dealing with ISIS (or ISIL as Barry prefers to call it in order to hide his failed Syrian policy and give additional stature to the terrorist group).

Besides the titanium noggin rack shown above, the president is also expected to announce a policy of letting even more disease-ridden children cross our borders in hopes that they'll infect any terrorists trying to hike into the Great Satan's homeland.

And finally, B. Hussein will unveil his plan to issue an executive order to cleverly cancel September 11th this year and go straight to September 12th in order to prevent America's enemies from staging a third successful terror attack on 9/11.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Between Barack and a Hard Place

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Last week, Barack Obama took the opportunity to visit Stonehenge - explaining that such a pilgrimage had always been an item on his bucket list. Which leaves only "pee standing up" to complete before he's ready to shuffle off this mortal coil.

Undoubtedly, the president's time at the ancient structure was spent in thoughtful self-reflection, asking himself deep questions like "I wonder if the rock-stackers who built this thing were properly unionized," and "where the hell is a shave ice stand around here?!"

Of course, it's no surprise that this president would be drawn to Stonehenge: its origin is shrouded in mystery, its purpose is unknown, and it's world famous simply for looking vaguely important and being "present."

In other words, it's exactly like Obama himself.