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Lt. Col. Peters: Military Appalled at The Obama Administration’s ‘Willful Incompetence’

Hat/Tip to Wanda Carruthers at Newsmax. “We’ve a president so arrogant, an administration so arrogant, they think they know how to run military tactical affairs; not just strategic, but tactical affairs, better than military professionals. It looks as if President Obama’s disdain for the military is being reciprocated, in other words, he is reaping what he has sown. Military officials are appalled at the “willful incompetence” of President Barack Obama’s administration and its interference in the campaign against the Islamic State (ISIS), said Lt. Col. Ralph Peters. “We’ve a president so arrogant, an administration so arrogant, they think they know […]

Educational Stupidity: DC Schools Declare World Traveling Piano Prodigy ‘Truant’

Imagine that you represent an embattled urban school system.  Plagued by decades of failure, waste, and ridicule, you have one saving grace-a young student that is a piano prodigy.  This student travels the world; winning competitions and amazing world wide audiences with her talent.  You might want to publicize that to perhaps enhance your own embattled image. Nah, declare her ‘truant’ and threaten her parents! Avery Gagliano is a commanding young pianist who attacks Chopin with the focused diligence of a master craftsman and the grace of a ballet dancer. The prodigy, who just turned 13, was one of 12 […]

Slinging In The Rain

“Obama, with his presidency crumbling, is like a petulant child who wants to pick up his marbles and leave.” (The Presidency is Breaking Obama Even As Obama Has Broken the Nation) “With multiple crises spiraling out of control around the world, stories about the Obama presidency are taking on the air of postmortems. What went wrong, who’s to blame, what next — even The New York Times is starting to recognize that Dear Leader is a global flop.” (The media is turning on President Obama) “Barack Obama has played almost 200 rounds of golf, no matter what crisis is ongoing. […]

Never Go Full Dinkins! Bill de Blasio’s St. Patrick’s Fail

A great parade where everyone is Irish for the day   Happy St. Patrick’s Day!   Today, March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day.  Here in New York City the big event is the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade up Fifth Avenue.  (Former governor Hugh Carey once famously remarked that they “march up 5th and stagger down 3rd.”)   The New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade is not only the largest in the world but the oldest civilian parade in the world.   Politicians are expected to march in it.   Except……   The current mayor of New York City, […]

Bill Whittle: Destination Russia and the Indcitment of Communism

It seems that the legacy of Communism still haunts Russia.  Bill Whittle has his take on the Olympics, and the Russian legacy of Communism… As usual, Bill Whittle targets something, like Communism, and fires away, with awesome results. H/T:  The Right Scoop

Benghazi Update: CIA Operators Requested Permission to Help During Embassy Attack, All Were Denied

The Benghazi story continues to take sickening turns, as we find out today that CIA Operators repeatedly asked to intervene, but were repeatedly denied.  FOX News has more… Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that an urgent request from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. consulate and subsequent attack several hours later on the annex itself was denied by the CIA chain of command — who also told the CIA operators twice to “stand down” rather than help the ambassador’s team when shots were heard at approximately […]

Blog Focus: Intent vs. Incompetence

As many readers know, I often get hung up on the idea that the Administration is either intentionally destroying the country, or they are hopelessly naïve and incompetent.  I have the basic belief that most, if not all behavior is goal directed.  We all do things that are pointed at achieving something.   However, the screw-ups of the current administration have caused me to question that belief.  As the errors and gaffes of this administration multiply, it becomes more and more difficult to determine exactly what the administration is doing. However, I am apparently not the only person asking that question.  […]