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Barack Obama’s Legacy Of Successes

I found this at Blue’s Blog. I’ll give the highlights. For the reasoning behind each go there.

One 82-year-old lady loves Obama and she may have a very good point. She says that Obama is amazing, and is rebuilding the American dream! She gives us an entirely new slant on the “amazing” job Obama is doing, and she says that she will thank God for the President. Keep reading for her additional comments and an explanation. When discussing Obama, she says:

1. Obama destroyed the Clinton Political Machine

2. Obama killed off the Kennedy Dynasty

3. Obama is destroying the Democratic Party before our eyes!

4. Obama has completely exposed liberals and progressives for what they are.

5. Obama has brought more Americans back to conservatism than anyone since Reagan.

6. Obama, with his “amazing leadership, “has sparked the greatest period of sales of firearms and ammunition this country has seen.”

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Will Obama Miss The Long-Range Killing?

He has said he loved to send in the drones. Now he’s gone after alleged ISIL terrorists a long way from The Levant. Did he need just one last fix? Just what other reason could there be for ordering this strike with only a day or two left in office?

And B-2 stealth bombers? What about drones?

“Obama’s Last Attack: US B-2 Bombers Strike ISIS Camps In Libya, Killing Dozens”

With just 24 hours left in Obama’s tenure, the U.S. president launched his final airstrike on ISIS after two B-2 bombers carried out airstrikes on two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, defense officials said Thursday, part of an operation targeting militants driven out last year from their coastal stronghold. The stealth bombers struck jihadis 45 kilometers southwest of Sirte, located halfway between Tripoli and Benghazi.

A U.S. official told NBC News that “several dozen” militants were believed to have been killed in the strikes.”

From Zero Hedge

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“Navajo Nation vows to fight EPA for toxic mine spill”

The function of the EPA is to ‘Protect’ the environment. It’s part of their name. They did just the opposite in the Animas river pollution case. It was their agents who broke the dam holding back the pollutant, allowing it to foul the river.

If there was damage done by this act it should be compensated. Moreover, the EPA officials who caused the spill, and those who directed them to do so, should be tried criminally. There are plenty of criminal charges that can put them away for years. Future federal agency people should be put on notice. This is not acceptable.

The House Committee on Natural Resources released a damning report on the EPA and how they handled the August 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado, and its aftermath. (AP)

Navajo Nation officials say they are outraged the Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to pay millions of dollars in claims filed against it following the devastating Colorado Gold Mine spill.

The federal agency has accepted responsibility for the August 2015 disaster, which devastated farm and grazing lands in southern Colorado and northwest New Mexico. But it announced late last week that it was not legally able to pay claims submitted by farmers and livestock owners.”

From Fox News

Further news: EPA Pardons Itself in the Animas River Pollution Case

The EPA has pardoned itself from paying claims totaling more than $1.2 billion for economic damages from a mine waste spill the agency accidentally triggered in Colorado the summer of 2015.

The EPA said the claims could be refiled in federal court, or Congress could authorize payments.

But attorneys for the EPA and the Justice Department concluded the EPA is barred from paying the claims because of sovereign immunity, which prohibits most lawsuits against the government.”

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Want To Know Why We Cannot Trust Obama’s Intelligence Community?

It’s because President Obama changed their jobs for them. Remember when it was reported that Obama’s new role for NASA was Muslim outreach?

Today it is being reported that John Brennan, Obama’s head of the Central Intelligence Agency has told the world that he wants us to remember his work with the Sexually handicapped.

“Departing CIA chief John Brennan wants his legacy to be the work he did for LGBTQ community”

A happy John Brennan

In a wide-ranging interview with the Wall Street Journal, departing CIA Director John Brennan said he wants his legacy to be the work he did to advance the LGBTQ community.

“During his tenure he has put particular emphasis on promoting the interests of gay, lesbian, and transgender officers,” the Journal reported. “He was the first CIA director to attend an annual social gathering of LGBTQ employees and has been known to wear a rainbow lanyard around the office as a symbol of solidarity.

For Mr. Brennan, who said his perspective was informed by growing up ‘a white male from New Jersey,’ diversity of backgrounds leads to better analysis, which in his estimation can prevent intelligence disasters,” the Journal said.

‘”I just think that having those varied perspectives really adds greater color and dimension and diversity to how we look at problems,’” Mr. Brennan told the Journal. “’It gets us away from groupthink.’”

Read the rest at the Washington Times

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Congressman Lewis Has Decided To Skip The Trump Inauguration

Several other Democrats are also not going. As a matter of fact many of them are members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

During the Obama administration the CBC has gained a prominence they never enjoyed before. That is understandable during the term of the United States’ first Black President. It will be equally understandable if the Congressional White Caucus gains importance during a Trump administration.

Congressman Lewis has two unfortunate things to look forward to. First, the CBC will regain the level of irrelevance that they enjoyed before Barack Obama. Second, as a Democrat, he is now a member of the minority and will get back-of-the-bus status the way Republicans did when they were in the minority.

Lewis was at one time a principled civil rights leader. He fought for the rights of black people, especially in 1963. Lewis is 76 years old and has been in the Congress for thirty years. During that time his focus has changed from civil rights to getting reelected just like every other Congressman who must stand for reelection every two years. He has become more political and more a Washington insider.

Look for Democrat politicians, including members of the CBC, to become more embittered as the realization comes upon them that they are no longer in control. Since many of them are about the age that Lewis is you can expect there to be more of them retiring.

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Now Cosmopolitan Is Yelling ‘Racist’ At Republicans

It’s really no surprise that Cosmo’s editors espouse progressive ideology. But progs lost big in the 2010, 2014, and 2016 elections. They don’t have much of any power left except for screaming invectives at Republicans. And they still think the most powerful word in their arsenal is the term ‘Racist’. It’s nothing new. They have been doing it right along. But by overusing the word they have managed to rob it of nearly all its power.

“Why Republicans Hate Obamacare So Much”

So do Republicans really despise the Affordable Care Act? Despite the fact that they have voted in some way, shape, or form to repeal some or all of the ACA more than 60 times in the six years since it was signed into law, the answer may surprisingly be no. Or at least, not as much of it as they claim. But they do hate the “Obamacare” that was passed solely with Democratic votes and signed by a Democratic president, and they will do anything to tear that down completely. And when they later replace it with a new plan that has a surprising number of policies similar to the law they just undid, well, then we will know the thing they hated most about Obamacare was always Obama.”

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Here Is An Obama Legacy That Should Be Destroyed:

“Report: U.S. and Other Countries Agree to Give Iran 116 Tons of Uranium”

According to a report from the Associated Press, six world nations recently agreed to send over a hundred tons of natural uranium to Iran.

The still-secret arrangement was made by the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany to compensate Iran for 70 tons of heavy water exported to the U.S. shortly after the Iran deal was finalized. There was also a small amount of uranium gifted to Iran then.”

More at Mediaite

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Strategic Brilliance From Democrats

A.F. Branco cartoon found here

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MSM Lies About Trump Firing Obama Administration Ambassadors

The New York Times tells us that this is a first:

“In Break With Precedent, Obama Envoys Are Denied Extensions Past Inauguration Day”

But it is not anything new. Here is an article from 2008 in the Washington Pos:

“Obama Gives Political Ambassadors Their Pink Slips”

The incoming Obama administration has notified all politically-appointed ambassadors that they must vacate their posts as of Jan. 20, the day President-elect Barack Obama takes the oath of office, a State Department official said.”

Yep. Lies. The Washington Pos and Reuters are also trying to make a big deal out of Trump doing what Obama did.

Fake news.

Hat tip to Kate

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A Slap On The Wrist For Jon Corzine

I thought they had forgotten about the way he illegally took money from customer’s trust accounts and gambled it on high-risk investments – and lost it. He should be in prison for what he did. Instead he got a fine that amounts to pocket change for him and a lifetime ban from ‘CFTC markets’.

Big whoop. He is, after all, a Democrat and a FOO (Friend of Obama).

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“Jon Corzine Gets $5 Million Fine and Lifetime Ban for Tanking MF Global”

Five years after he oversaw the collapse of commodities brokerage MF Global Holdings Ltd., CEO Jon Corzine is finally paying the piper. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sued Corzine for financial indiscretions at MF Global that saw the firm transfer some $700 million of customer money to its own accounts (they also loaned $175 million in customer funds to their U.K. subsidiary). The CTFC agreed to accept $5 million.

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Corzine walked away from the Goldman fiasco with some $400 million so it’s hard to feel too sorry for him. But after paying his part of a $132 million settlement funded by Corzine and other MF Global execs to customers who lost funds, plus spending well over a hundred million on his US Senate and gubernatorial runs, it can’t be a ton of laughs to fork over another $5 million.”

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A Powerful View Into The Mind Of A Progressive

From the Washington Pos:

“Make Obamacare great again — call it Trumpcare”

A good example of what is called ‘Astroturf’

Believe it or not, Americans like Obamacare. They just don’t know they like Obamacare.

That is, the law known as “Obamacare” and “the Affordable Care Act” is relatively unpopular. But most of the things that this disreputable law does are incredibly popular.”

How’s that for clear thinking?

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So, How Do Dey Know?

This whole hacking thing sounds more political every day. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is a part of the Department of Justice. Both the head of the FBI, James Comey, and the head of the DOJ, Loretta Lynch, are Obama political appointees. With revelations like this they both look like they are completely corrupt.

FBI has said that it was Russians who hacked the computers of both the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton Presidential campaign. But if they haven’t accessed the hacked computers how could they know who did the dirty work?

This is sleight of hand. Don’t watch the left hand, where the corrupt Democrats have been shown to be. Instead watch the right hand where we say there be dragons from Russia.

How do dey know? dey don’t.

“The FBI Never Asked For Access To Hacked Computer Servers”

WASHINGTON — The FBI did not examine the servers of the Democratic National Committee before issuing a report attributing the sweeping cyberintrusion to Russia-backed hackers, BuzzFeed News has learned.

Six months after the FBI first said it was investigating the hack of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network, the bureau has still not requested access to the hacked servers, a DNC spokesman said. No US government entity has run an independent forensic analysis on the system, one US intelligence official told BuzzFeed News.”

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Blame It On Greedy, Short-Sighted Harry Reid

Reid is a stupid man. For a short term advantage he triggered what has been called the ‘Nuclear Option’. It has nothing to do with atomic weapons but instead allows the Senate to confirm the President’s appointments with a simple majority of votes.

The Senate has 100 members, two from each state. Previously, the rule had been that it took a 60% majority of Senate members to approve nominees. When Democrats had a majority on the Senate Harry Reid was Majority leader. But even though he had a majority he didn’t have 60%. So he changed the rules allowing the Senat to approve Obama’s nominees with a simple majority vote.

That new rule stands and now that Republicans have the majority they will be beneficiaries of the Nuclear Option. The incoming President has vowed to make appointments differently than Obama did. He will get them approved, too, because of Reid’s Nuclear Option. It’s quite a gift to the new President. Democrats like Chuck Schumer are regretting Reid’s action now.

There has been a bit of discussion lately about the fact that Donald Trump could change the tenor of the Ninth Circuit Court. It has proven to be the mos left-leaning of US Circuit courts.

“Schumer: I wish we hadn’t triggered ‘nuclear option'”

Sen. Chuck Schumer lamented Tuesday the Democrats’ move to diminish the number of senators needed to confirm Cabinet picks from 60 votes to 51, because the new rule now hurts his party.

“I argued against it at the time. I said both for Supreme Court and in Cabinet should be 60 because on such important positions there should be some degree of bipartisanship,” Schumer, a New York Democrat and the incoming Senate minority leader, told CNN’s Dana Bash.”

From CNN

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One More Meaningful American Standard Destroyed

One by one Barack Obama has methodically destroyed things that make Americans proud of their country. We live in the freest country in the world – or we did. Obama and his minions ha tried to see to it that we are no longer free and no longer proud to be Americans. He has only a few days remaining before he’s out of office. He is using those last days to do more damage. Now the Distinguished Public Service medal has been tainted to the point it no longer represents pride or good work.

“President Obama Awards Himself Distinguished Public Service Medal”

On Wednesday, President Obama added another prestigious medal to his Nobel Prize collection when he had Defense Secretary Ash Carter award him with the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.

Secretary Carter awarded his boss with the medal on January 4 during the Armed Forces Full Honor Farewell Review for the President held at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia.

Carter insisted that the medal was a token of appreciation for Obama’s service as commander in chief, the Associated Press reported.”

From here

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“Cruz, Heller and Rubio introduce bill to move embassy to Jerusalem”

“The 115th Congress started business today, and here was the first item on the table: Republican Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Dean Heller (Nev.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) introduced the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act.”

This is important to Israel because the ancient city sits largely in the contested, but occupied by Israel, West Bank. The Obama administration has backed removing Israel from the West Bank. President-Elect Trump favors moving the US embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. It now appears he has support from some in the US Senate.

Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish state of Israel, and that’s where America’s embassy belongs,” Rubio said in a statement. “It’s time for Congress and the President-Elect to eliminate the loophole that has allowed presidents in both parties to ignore U.S. law and delay our embassy’s rightful relocation to Jerusalem for over two decades.”

More at Israel Matzav

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Tucker Carlson: “Why Should I Send My 19y Old Son To Defend the Baltics?”

Watched Tucker Carlson tonight. This happened:

Ronald Reagan is rolling in his grave while Garry Kasparov is rolling his eyes.

Please note, the argument Tucker is making here is not merely against frivolous military adventurism. We all understand not sending our sons and daughters into harms way without a good cause. He is, in fact, arguing against sending military assistance to countries that we are obligated to protect against Soviet/Communist/totalitarian aggression, to defend the cause of freedom.

Which is an argument, I guess, but I’m sure it’s a bad one.

What Trump and Carlson are doing now is playing the part of Neville Chamberlain. Nothing more. Take the Sudetenland. Take the Baltics. Whatever. None of our business.

It may be worth questioning if it’s appropriate to call Trump the “Leader of the Free World” if he truly does continue signaling that we should pull out of our military commitments to our allies.

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More Fake News Repeated By The Washington Pos

Somehow a laptop computer that belongs to Burlington, Vermont’s Burlington Electric Department wound up with some malware on it. The machine was not connected to the power grid. The malware has been tentatively identified as ‘Outdated Ukrainian Malware’.

I believe it is the same malware that is commonly encountered by connecting to Ukrainian porn sites.

The Washington Pos took the basic story, though, and ran with it, accusing Russian President Putin of being behind it.

Yesterday the leftist Politico reported that none of the evil malware seems to have made it into the computers Burlington Electric uses to control power transfer and use.

“DHS: No evidence hackers infected Vermont power grid”

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Federal authorities see no signs that hackers breached Vermont’s electric grid using suspected Russian malware that infected a power company’s laptop, the Department of Homeland Security said tonight.

“While our analysis continues, we currently have no information that indicates that the power grid was penetrated in this cyber incident,” J. Todd Breasseale, DHS’s assistant secretary for public affairs, told POLITICO in a statement.”

This is just another example of mainstream media covering for Democrats. As long as they have us talking about Russian hacking we are not talking about the perfidy uncovered in DNC and Clinton emails.

Update: The Washington Pos has retracted it’s statement that Russian hackers hacked Vermont utility.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Russian hackers had penetrated the U.S. electric grid. Authorities say there is no indication of that so far. The computer at Burlington Electric that was hacked was not attached to the grid.”

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A Lot More Money Is Going To Iran’s Mullahs

More money for evil purposes. Ten Billion dollars.

” Iran To Get $10 BILLION In Cash And Gold As ‘Sanctions Relief’”

The Obama administration reportedly signed legal waivers that allowed sanctions relief to the tune of $10 billion in cash and gold to be sent to Iran as part of the Iran deal. But the White House denies that they had any direct role in the payments.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the cash and gold were moved through third-party countries in the Middle East and Europe after Asian nations unfroze Iranian oil revenues and wired the funds to various banks, including in Oman, Switzerland and Turkey. U.S. lawmakers and Middle East allies worry, due to the highly liquid nature of cash, the payments could be used to fund terror regimes.

The money was converted to currency and bars of gold, U.S. officials said. The White House put a single restriction on the transactions: They could not include U.S. dollars.”

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Obama Losing Rolling Stone

This is new. Rolling Stone magazine says the Obama administration’s assertion that it was Russia that hacked both Clinton’s emails and those of the DNC stinks. The allegation that the hacking could have only been done at the ‘Highest levels of government’ is BS. Unless, of course, you consider John Podesta to be at that level. He’s the one who let them in by opening a phishing email. Every crackpot in Africa knows that trick. All they have to do is offer something for free – even if the English they use is almost undecipherable.

This whole, “The Russians did it”, meme is too weak to be believed. If there is, in fact, evidence that Russian hackers tried to influence the US Presidential election, the reaction from the Obama administration would be just one of many strong reactions. As it is it’s all by itself and not believable.

No Democrat wants the media or the people to pay attention to what the DNC was doing to rig elections. It seems unbelievable that they would create a ‘Russia did it’ story to deflect attention. Actually, it is eminently believable. It’s far easier to believe than an obscure internet video alone caused the attack on the US compound in Benghazi, Libya. Yet every one of the Democrat elites tried hard to sell that story.

“Something About This Russia Story Stinks”

The New York Times was more aggressive, writing flatly, “Obama Strikes Back at Russia for Election Hacking.” It backed up its story with a link to a joint FBI/Homeland Security report that details how Russian civilian and military intelligence services (termed “RIS” in the report) twice breached the defenses of “a U.S. political party,” presumably the Democrats.

This report is long on jargon but short on specifics. More than half of it is just a list of suggestions for preventive measures.

At one point we learn that the code name the U.S. intelligence community has given to Russian cyber shenanigans is GRIZZLY STEPPE, a sexy enough detail.

But we don’t learn much at all about what led our government to determine a) that these hacks were directed by the Russian government, or b) they were undertaken with the aim of influencing the election, and in particular to help elect Donald Trump.

The problem with this story is that, like the Iraq-WMD mess, it takes place in the middle of a highly politicized environment during which the motives of all the relevant actors are suspect. Nothing quite adds up.

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If the Russians messed with an election, that’s enough on its own to warrant a massive response – miles worse than heavy-handed responses to ordinary spying episodes. Obama mentioning these humdrum tradecraft skirmishes feels like he’s throwing something in to bolster an otherwise thin case.

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But this could also just be a cynical ass-covering campaign, by a Democratic Party that has seemed keen to deflect attention from its own electoral failures.”

Read it at Rolling Stone

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The World Is Laughing At Obama’s Petulant Move Against The Russians

It will only make him more angry and more desperate. But it’s funny any how. Here are a couple of examples. First, from the Russians:

Then there is this from Ann Coulter:

Update: “Russian president says he WON’T expel US diplomats in revenge for hacking sanctions – but his aides blast Obama administration as ‘angry and shallow-brained losers’ ”

I’d laugh too

From the UK Daily Mail

Here’s one from Stilton Jarlsberg:

Have one you’d like to share?

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Obama Wants To Start A War With Russia

The only other explanation for this is to somehow declare Trump’s victory to be illegitimate.

“U.S. expels 35 Russian diplomats, closes two compounds: official”

The United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds in New York and Maryland in response to a campaign of harassment against American diplomats in Moscow, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday.

The move against the diplomats from the Russian embassy in Washington and consulate in San Francisco is part of a series of actions announced on Thursday to punish Russia for a campaign of intimidation of American diplomats in Moscow and interference in the U.S. election.

The Obama administration was also announcing on Thursday a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into U.S. political institutions and individuals and leaking information to help President-elect Donald Trump and other Republican candidates, two U.S. officials said.”

Read the rest at Reuters

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Puff Ho Writer Says Obama ‘Destroyed The Democratic Party’

Even the folks on the left are laughing at outgoing President Obama for saying he could have beaten Donald Trump had he run for a third term. They are correctly pointing out that it has always been entirely about him, Obama, and never about his party. Conservatives have noticed this all along. It’s interesting that some on the left are just now seeing it.

Yeah, I mean this was as much a dig against Clinton as it was Trump from President Obama.”

“You look at the destruction of the Democratic Party under Barack Obama’s leadership and you have to wonder, what was the political — what were the electoral benefits that he gave to the party?”

“He leaves them in a much worse position. The states are decimated, they lost control of the House and Senate, the governorships are decimated.”

“Maybe [Obama] is a gifted candidate. He won election twice by substantial margins, but his legacy as a politician is a bit muddied by all that.”

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Dershowitz: “Obama’s Appalling, Appalling Foreign Policy”

“Team Obama is not done slamming Israel”

Body language says a lot

Since September, if not well before that, Obama has been weighing a menu of possible actions to hammer Israel before leaving office. I know this because US officials openly admitted this to me. Indeed, they were almost boasting about it.”

From the New York Post

“Leaked Document: U.S. Colluded With Palestinians 10 Days Before UN Settlements Vote”

Kerry, Rice

United States Secretary of State John Kerry and White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice told a Palestinian delegation in Washington 10 days before the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution against Israeli settlements that the U.S. would not impose a veto on such a resolution if its wording was balanced, according to a document released by an Egyptian news site.

The State Department denied the contents of the document.”

Read the rest at Haaretz Israel News

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What Else Would You Expect From Someone Named ‘Barack Hussein Obama’?

“Dear Mullahs, I will have more flexibility in the last month or so of my reign.”

“Transcripts Show Obama Administration Colluding with Palestinians on UN Resolution”

An Egyptian newspaper has published what it says are transcripts of meetings between senior members of the Obama administration and top officials of the Palestinian Authority, in which the parties planned out the introduction of last week’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council resolution.”

Read the rest here

Then there is this:

“Lt. Col. Ralph Peters Sums Up Obama’s Mid-East Policy: ‘Praise Islam, Ignore Christians, Blame Jews’”

Karen McQuinlan, at American Thinker, has a prediction:

“Obama’s hatred of Israel will rebound”

Perfidious

Obama’s last-ditch efforts to leave a legacy reveal his animus: flood our country with murderous jihadi “refugees” and make Israel a pariah nation in international courts. It is a big “F you” from our perfidious president.”

But what is he likely to do next to Israel? Well, here’s a clue from the Daily Wire:

“Report: Obama Administration Not Done Yet: Wants Israel Back At Suicidal Pre-1967 Borders”

That may be only conjecture or it may be true. Obama’s history has shown it is likely to be true. But how would he accomplish it? Most likely he will rely on his favorite bunch of Jew haters, the United Nations to do his dirty work. If he does, and the UN tries to enforce the 1967 boundaries on Israel there is likely to be war, like in ’67, between Israel and its Muslim neighbors.

In 1967 Israel was attacked by its neighbors and the war lasted only six days. Israeli forces routed their enemy and, in the process, captured a lot of area including the entire Sinai peninsula.

In an effort to create peace between Israel and its neighbors they have given back almost all captured land. The sole exception is what is called the ‘West Bank’.

That is what they do not want to give up because without it the country of Israel could easily be cut in two. Besides, the holy city of Jerusalem is there. So is Bethlehem.

Israel has been abandoned by Obama but President-Elect Trump is another story. He has said he wants to put the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.

These efforts by Obama to destroy Israel, just before Trump takes office, could well backfire and, instead, cause the destruction of the United Nations. One can hope.

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Evil And Stupid

But I can think of more adjectives that are appropriate: Childish, humorless, mean-spirited, hateful, and more. This is what destroyed any hope Obama had for a legacy. Instead of sweeping progressive reforms he will be remembered for failure and pettiness.

“Obama’s Midnight Regulation Express”

The goal is to issue more rules than the new administration could ever repeal.

Barack Obama isn’t known for humility, though rarely has his lack of grace been more on display than in his final hours in office. The nation rejected his agenda. The president’s response? To shove more of that agenda down the nation’s gullet.

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But perhaps nothing has more underlined the Obama arrogance than his final flurry of midnight regulations. With each new proposed rule or executive order, Mr. Obama is spitefully mocking the nation that just told him “enough.”

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A Trump administration could send a powerful message to future presidents and build public support by highlighting the “midnight regulation” phenomenon and then making it a priority to ax every final Obama order. Single them out. Make a public list. Celebrate every repeal. That would be as profound a rebuke to the Obama legacy—a legacy based on abuse of power—as any other.”

More from Kimberly Strassel at the Wall Street Journal

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