Category Archives: Middle East

19 Sep

Floppin’ Aces Annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day Open Thread

Ahoy thar mateys! Today be International Talk like a pirate day. This be an open thread. So speak your piece and talk about anythin’ you wish. Just be sure and end your comment post with at least an “Aaarrr…” Wednesday, … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Baracks Broken Promises, Military, Open Thread, Politics, Syria, The Iraqi War, War On Terror | 2 Comments | 21 views
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17 Sep

House votes to train and arm Syrian rebels

“You’re acting very war-like yourself!” -Senator Carl Levin (D) Media Medea Benjamin had a message to send to ISIS yesterday: Oh, no…wait. That was at yesterday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on what to do about the ISIS threat. She … Continue reading

Posted in Global Regions, Middle East, Syria, The Iraqi War | 9 Comments | 144 views
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17 Sep

President Obama’s Broad Coalition of One (Guest Post)

With great fanfare and a nationwide, prime time presidential address to the American people, President Obama announced the formation of a “broad coalition” that would wage war together to destroy the Islamic State also known as ISIS or ISIL. Although … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Fanatical Islam, Islam, Middle East, Military, Politics, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments | 233 views
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12 Sep

Obama: The Message Is The Strategy

Fifty years ago the brilliant and always challenging philosopher of communication theory, Marshall McLuhan, wrote Understanding Media, in which he exclaimed, “In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be reminded that, in operational and practical fact, the medium is the message.”

Posted in American Exceptionalism, China, Europe, Foreign Policy, Israel, Media, Middle East, Politics, Russia, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments | 170 views
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10 Sep

Either ISIS is an imminent threat or Obama is a liar.

Barack Obama will address the nation tonight about his plans for ISIS now that he finally seems to have found a strategy. In an article this morning Politico writes that the President’s job will be “threading a needle.” President Barack … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Baracks Broken Promises, Culture of Corruption, Deception and Lies, Global Regions, Liberal Idiots, Politics, Syria, Uncategorized, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , , | 38 Comments | 451 views
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9 Sep

On this day in History….

On September 9, 2001, two days before the events of 9/11, Ahmad Shah Massoud- the “Lion of Panjsher” and leader of the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (the Northern Alliance)- was assassinated in Takhar Province of Afghanistan … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, Afghanistan, On This Day, This Day in History | Leave a comment | 162 views
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5 Sep

Obama votes “present” on ISIS

Barack Obama voted “present” 129 times in the Illinois State Senate. He did it to preserve his political capital and dodge having to be visible in unpopular events. He’d wait for someone to take the bullets and then when the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Barack Obama, Deception and Lies, Disasters, Global Regions, Liberal Idiots, Middle East, Politics, propaganda bureau, The Iraqi War, Uncategorized, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments | 587 views
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4 Sep

The difference in how two Presidents react to a crisis

George Bush, 2001 And just catch the emotion with which Barack Obama reacts to the death of Steven Sotloff: We’ll “manage” ISIS. Yes

Posted in 9/11, Barack Obama, Disasters, Global Regions, Middle East, Uncategorized, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments | 262 views
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3 Sep

The Obama weapons scorecard

I thought it might be useful to add up what Obama has done with weapons in his foreign policy. Here’s an accounting of how he’s handled weapons: Fast and Furious Obama sent 2000 automatic weapons to Mexican drug cartels Libya … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, American Exceptionalism, American Intelligence, Barack Obama, Deception and Lies, Global Regions, Middle East, Military, Obama Euphoric-Rapture Syndrome, Politics, Uncategorized, War On Terror | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments | 481 views
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2 Sep

ISIS Beheads Another American…

ISIS has beheaded another American: The Islamic militant group ISIS has beheaded Steven Joel Sotloff, an American freelance journalist who was abducted a year ago Syria, a jihadist monitoring organization said Tuesday. The monitoring organization, SITE Intel Group, made the … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Americanism, Barack Obama, Fanatical Islam, Islam, Middle East, MSM Bias, Politics, War On Terror | 30 Comments | 300 views
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