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  • KremlinKryptonite

    Of course he knew. I’m in USN/IN and the NRO as well as NGA is where this information comes from. In fact, there’s not much NRO and NGA don’t know.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    Obama was the Worst President in History. He left America for un-extraditable French Polynesia. Shortly after Trump declared that Obama had bugged him. For a long term vacation without even his wife. It looks like he’s running away. What does he know? What has he done?

  • Beauceron

    Wait…wait just one moment here…are you suggesting the guy who used the IRS to target conservative action groups during his re-election campaign, used the EPA to punish adversaries, whose advisers repeatedly lied to the nation on Benghazi, who used the DOJ to funnel taxpayer money to radical far left groups, whose top political foreign relations adviser bragged about manipulating an “echo chamber” with the press regarding the Iran deal, and who may have used the intelligence services to spy on his political opposition, might have misled us about his deal with Syria?

    B-b-but Obama is our new Lincoln. He’s the smartest man to ever sit in the Oval Office. He led America to our current post-racial utopia and healed the partisan divide– until Trump and his Alt-Right band of neo-Nazis came along and ruined it all.

  • Beauceron

    Wait…wait just one moment here…are you suggesting the guy who used the IRS to target conservative action groups during his re-election campaign, used the EPA to punish adversaries, whose advisers repeatedly lied to the nation on Benghazi, who used the DOJ to funnel taxpayer money to radical far left groups, whose top political foreign relations adviser bragged about manipulating an “echo chamber” with the press regarding the Iran deal, and who may have used the intelligence services to spy on his political opposition, might have misled us about his deal with Syria?

    B-b-but Obama is our new Lincoln. He’s the smartest man to ever sit in the Oval Office. He taught America to hope again. He led America to our current post-racial utopia and healed the partisan divide– until Trump and his Alt-Right band of neo-Nazis came along and ruined it all. All the newspapers say so.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/7a9b04c4c010e5248d9aa8d2e136673cbb6afaabd9a2027cfb9f270189ef231f.jpg

    • Pete

      Mead voted for Obama. Some foresight and judgement huh?

      Well, maybe those votes voided much of the white guilt the professor had by virtue of him being a White Southerner.

  • D4x

    On the positive side, perhaps we will find Assad’s chemical weapons were from Saddam’s Iraq – was there not speculation that Saddam’s WMDs had been smuggled to Syria before Bush43’s invasion/quest?

    • Burst On Target

      No doubt about it!

    • ljgude

      I read the Duelfer Report on this aspect of it and I recall it argued that was a very likely possibility. Of course it was drowned out by Bush’s critics at the time. On the other hand as former Rumsfeld offsider Douglas Feith pointed out in his War and Decision the Bush administration chose to emphasize WMD as it main reason for going to war when it had formally listed many others. Bush walked into a straight right with his guard down on that one. Then there was Israeli Operation Orchard in 2007 which took out a Syrian reactor that the the NORKS were helping with. It may have had some of Saddam’s nuclear material smuggled out of Iraq..or not. Hard to know.

    • sacip

      Still looking for those elusive WMDs, huh? They’ll turn up right after that child sex slavery ring Hillary was running at that DC pizza joint.

      • D4x

        https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8039ef73647134dd79d7da72cd60dcc09a9e26f0328528a8d6db5a07b6cf1b69.jpg
        March 17, 2017 photo: Getty
        Another fabulous, custom coatdress by Alice Roi for FLOTUS Melania Trump

        • Jacksonian_Libertarian

          Eye candy for the next 8 years!

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          She’s NOT the First Lady…she’s the First Babe!

          • D4x

            Melania can be both. I think FLOTUS’ approval rating outside the USA is >75%. Alas, the USA ‘fashion’ media is still hostage to ‘resistance’. Their loss.

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            I think the fashioners will come around eventually though if they can’t achieve their objective (making all things Trump bad), by demonizing her. It’s just a matter of time.
            Her approval rating will climb the longer she is FLOTUS, so then how can the fashioners keep throwing rocks at the Trump train?….

          • D4x

            The fake news distractions are at work in fashion too. ‘Fashion/style’ writers take their cue from Vogue, of Conde Nast, which also owns Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, whose editors are the ‘voice’ for the ‘resistance’.

            A curious thing happened at the end of February, involving Chanel’s Lagerfeld & Meryl Streep’s Oscars’ dress. The only reporter who HAD been covering FLOTUS with dimensional coverage was Rosemary Feitelberg at Women’s Wear Daily. She got snared in the Tweetstorm between Streep and Lagerfeld (who did FLOTUS’ custom couture for the Netanyahus). WWD has been silent since, except for a pale piece on 04 07, on her red dress for the China dinner.

            FLOTUS mostly was criticized for wearing Made in Italy Gabbana for her official WH photo last week. My bet is Dolce & Gabbana sales shoot up in China. Fashion IS a global business.

            Easier, and more interesting, to follow the ‘fashion wars’ than Russia!, better photos too – thanks to the British tabloids.

      • CosmotKat

        They were always there, it was people like you who were fooled by the false accusations of the left. Obama’s entire tenure was based on the same sort of lies that leftists, progressive and Democrats tell the American people every single day.

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    Obama Doctrine…oxymoron
    Obama…moron
    No way the administration couldn’t know about the gas. We probably know what color underwear Putin and Assad wear everyday.

    Obama was such a puss….

    • Isaiah601

      “was”

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        Oops…a bit of a verbal aberration on my part….

  • ljgude

    The red line backdown was an egregious blunder that led to Putin getting his nose under the tent and is unfortunately closely connected to the Iranian deal that no sane person thinks delayed Iran’s drive for Nuclear weapons. Our Wilsonian idealist former president had to literally purchase the deal for cold hard cash. I don’t know what his intent was but I do know that he was a student of Edward Said at Columbia and that his actions are plainly consistent with Post-colonialism. I think he tried to remake the Middle East in such a way that neither the old Suni order could be resurrected nor the the new order attempted by Bush built upon by doing everything he could to promote the consolidation of the Shia Crescent stretching from Iran to the Mediterranean. When he wasn’t succeeded by Hillary I think he showed his true colors with his flurry of executive actions (not just orders) to try to tie President Trump’s hands as much as possible. In short I think he tried to destroy America’s capacity to resume its leading role in the world. Given that for Post-colonialists America is a purely malign force in the world this is entirely understandable. After all half the population believes it as do nearly all the young people who are the products of the K-16 indoctrination that currently passes for education. Steve Bannon is like the ‘Boy with the Barrow – he has the whole job in front of him’.

    • Kevin

      Maybe. Or he was just a naive idiot like so many others.

  • Pete

    Everything about Barack Hussein Obama’s presidency was a sham.

  • CosmotKat

    What we have always known….Obama is a pathological liar as was his entire administration. They lied about EVERYTHING. Period.

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