Wednesday, September 26, 2012

September 26, 2012

The Scathing ‘Angel of Death’ Comment Allen West Says Obama Should Have Delivered
by Erica Ritz
September 25, 2012

Representative Allen West (R-FL) had some choice words for President Obama’s speech to the United Nations Tuesday, saying that rather than justify the attacks on American outposts throughout the Middle East by mentioning a “silly” YouTube video, Obama should have stood unequivocally firm in defending American values.

West specifically begrudged Obama’s comment that the future “must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam” or any other religion.

Here is video of Obama’s explanation:

So what would West have said?

Modeling his opening after the president’s line, West says he would have issued a much sterner warning to those who dare attack us.  He wrote on his Facebook page:
My statement to the United Nations would have been, “The future does not belong to those who attack our Embassies and Consulates and kill our Ambassadors.  The Angel of Death in the form of an American Bald Eagle will visit you and wreak havoc and destruction upon your existence.”  [Emphasis added]
West added in his analysis of the president’s speech:
[Obama] continues to offer up apologies instead of defending our hard earned First Amendment right to freedom of speech and expression.  There is no message to this silly video trailer, and it is beneath the dignity and esteem of the Office of the President of the United States to mention it at all.  When tolerance becomes a one way street it leads to cultural suicide. I shall not be tolerant of the intolerant.
West also put the United Nations on notice, saying he knows about “UN Resolution 1618 which would make any statement deemed by the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) ‘offensive’ to Islam a crime.”

“NOT ON MY WATCH FELLAS!” he concluded.

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Former Navy SEALs Rip Obama For Describing Death Of Two SEALs In Benghazi As “Bumps In The Road”…
by Joel B. Pollak
September 25, 2012

Former Navy SEALs are speaking out after President Barack Obama referred to recent events in the Middle East, including the deaths of two former Navy SEALs, as "bumps in the road."
Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty were providing security at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya when it was attacked on 9/11. They were both hailed in the aftermath of the attacks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Both had gone into private security after retiring from the Navy after distinguished careers.

Former SEAL and current Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke issued the following statement:
The President refuses to admit that his policy of appeasement and apology has failed.  The murder of our Ambassador and two former Navy SEALs is more than a "bump in the road," it is a global catastrophe where America is seen as being weak and vulnerable by our enemies. This President has failed to establish a red line for Iran's nuclear ambitions and has failed to recognize the scale and implications of the attacks against us. Reagan had it right: don't negotiate with terrorists and recognize the clear and present danger of not being willing to act or lead from the front.
Zinke has been a frequent critic of President Obama's foreign policy, and started a super PAC, Special Operations for America, that has released ads to that effect, including an ad highlighting Obama's bows to foreign monarchs.

Beyond the political debate, however, Navy SEALs are also a close-knit brotherhood, and do not take kindly to disrespect when lives are lost. President Obama's "bumps in the road" comment is particularly chafing because of the credit he has taken for the success of the SEALs in the raid against Osama bin Laden.

They are heroes when they return, and heroes when they fall--not just when it is politically convenient for those in power.

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God have mercy on us
by Conservative Sue
September 26, 2012

Yesterday was a dark day for America.  President Obama stood before the assembly at the United Nations and defended radical Islamists who wish to kill us. He rebuked any who would speak ill of the prophet of Islam. Why would any American president use such language?  What about defending religious liberties here?  What about protecting the right of Christians to proclaim Jesus is Lord and the only path to salvation for man?  It seems it is no longer fashionable to be Christian according to our leaders. Obama wants Christians to be tolerant of those who want to destroy us, but what about being tolerant of the faith held by the vast majority of Americans?

The recent developments in the middle east are troubling on many levels, but most significantly, they highlight just how far our nation's leadership has drifted away from the principles upon which this nation was built. Our founders were religious men who opened each meeting of the Constitutional convention with prayer to our Lord. Perhaps it is time for us to revisit the words of our founders and understand that our belief in God is not just a fact of history, but it is the bedrock upon which this nation stands. We need to repent as a nation. God have mercy on us. 

George Washington: "While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian."
James Madison: "The belief in a God All Powerful wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man, that arguments which enforce it cannot be drawn from too many sources nor adapted with too much solicitude to the different characters and capacities to be impressed with it." 
John Adams: "Now I will avow, that I then believe, and now believe, that those general Principles of Christianity, are as eternal and immutable, as the Existence and Attributes of God; and that those Principles of Liberty, are as unalterable as human Nature and our terrestrial, mundane System." 
Thomas Jefferson: "God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the Gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that His justice cannot sleep forever; That a revolution of the wheel of fortune, a change of situation, is among possible events; that it may become probable by Supernatural influence! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in that event." 
John Hancock: "Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual. ... Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us." 
Benjamin Franklin: "As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of morals and his religion, as he left them to us, is the best the world ever saw, or is likely to see."

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