Mmmm, you can almost taste the healing going on around the world.
As the oceans begin to recede, and Pharaoh’s army gets swallowed by the Red Sea, we should pause to thank the man who gave us this moment.
That was some good healing you gave us, Mr. Post-Racial president.
I remember when you first started advocating the Afghan “surge” strategy.
“The Obama administration has taken the same attitude towards a troop surge as they have toward stimulus packages,” I wrote in 2009. “More troop surge, like more stimulus, is obviously better, no matter what the cost or the likeliness to succeed.” I called the strategy “pyrrhic” and “elusive,” serving only political ends of Obama, not the military or security needs of the Unites States:
“Having declared Iraq a lost cause over a year ago, Obama was surprised to see the surge work so well in Iraq. So like most politicians who see something work, he decided to get some surge of his own. Having opposed Iraq, Obama's surge logically will go to Afghanistan, the only war still convenient to the US under his administration.”
Four deployments later, and Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, US Army, has allegedly massacred 16 innocent civilians in Afghanistan.
Between Koran burning, bungled planning from the administration and Obama’s King Pyrrhus act, we’ve made such progress now in Afghanistan that we’re at the point of getting kicked out. The Afghans would rather live under the Taliban than live under the failed Obama surge strategy.
“I was in the military, I was in Vietnam, I was an infantry guy like he was," said Bale’s neighbor Stuart Ness, according to Voice of America. "And war does terrible, terrible things to you, and I think everybody would agree that nobody would do something like that if they were really thinking clearly."
And then there was the violence we wrote about earlier this week in Toulouse, France. “Mohamed Merah, a 23-year-old French citizen of Algerian descent,” reports the Wall Street Journal, “was shot dead by SWAT police Thursday after a 33-hour standoff at his Toulouse apartment. He is suspected of killing four people at a Jewish school last Monday, including three children, and fatally shooting three soldiers the previous week. Mr. Merah told police before he died that he had links to al Qaeda.”
That’s 12 more cases of Sudden Obama Healing Syndrome.
We can add those bodies to the US count racked up in Libya, Egypt and -coming soon- Syria, possibly the biggest killing field of all thanks to new surge strategies from the administration.
Libya and Syria are places where the US surge has been specially arranged on behalf of France.
But perhaps the biggest healing is the healing that has been going on at home in the US where the strategy from Democrats includes a class warfare surge and a race warfare surge that is contributing considerably to the outbreak of Sudden Obama Healing Syndrome. And it's also obscuring Obama's horrid track record on: 1) the economy; 2) energy; 3) anything that doesn't involve vacations.
I can almost feel an Obama seven-day, six-night vacation coming on.
I don’t know the ins and outs of the Trayvon Martin case, and nor do you.
In fact, I would venture to say that nobody, at this point, really knows what happened when George Zimmerman shot Martin- including our Post-Racial president, who has thoughtfully dragged race into a situation that calls for grace- on all sides.
Obama made sure that as the head of the executive branch that he carefully chose what he said surrounding the incident, because the Feds, in this case, will be the ones doing the lynching. It’s very important the he look impartial (wink). And that the Feds end up as the only ones with guns.
But our Post-Racial president did want us to know “if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”
Let’s pretend it was Newt Gingrich who said the same thing: “If Obama had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”
Sounds a little different? Yeah. I thought the same thing.
I was beginning to think that our First Post-Racial president had no idea what fossil fuels like gasoline were for.
I was wrong. They’re there to fan the flames of more racial healing via the Critical Race Theory that Obama asked us to open our minds and hearts to.
Drill, baby, drill.
It’s all the more amazing because this week the Chicago Sun Times revealed that a nephew of former Obama chief of staff Bill Daley, Richard Vanecko, may have confessed to killing someone eight years ago, in a case “where irregularities in the investigation, including false official reports and a case file that went missing” may have contributed letting a Daley of Chicago get away with murder.
And you know what? The kid that allegedly got killed by Vanecko? His name was David Koschman and he looks a lot like my son.
David Koschman, right, was killed by a punch thrown outside a bar in Chicago
Where has the president’s selective outrage been for the last eight years? Where is the Justice Department on this murder? How did the most powerful man in Illinois react? He appointed the uncle of the suspect as his chief of staff.
I used to live in a country where no one's son was supposed to get killed. But I suppose some groups get more equality than others, especially if you are connected.
In wake of the president’s inflammatory remarks, the New Black Panther Party offered some more healing words backed by m-o-n-e-y.
“Members of the New Black Panther Party are offering a $10,000 reward for the ‘capture’ of George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin,” writes the Boston Herald
“The militant group offered the bounty on Saturday,” adds the Houston Chronicle, “and called on black men to mobilize and capture George Zimmerman, a Neighborhood Watch member who killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., in February.”
“New Black Panther leader Mikhail Muhammad announced the reward during a protest in Sanford Saturday,” says the Herald. “And when asked whether he was inciting violence, Muhammad replied defiantly: ‘An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.’”
Wow, you can feel the Us-Against-Them surge really working, huh?
Or better yet: What healing?
I guess with all this healing going on, no one wants to talk about jobs anymore.
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