Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!





Recent Entries
Top Headline Comments 9-17-12 | Main | Some Perspective On Civilization From Victor Davis Hanson
September 17, 2012

Obama Signals US Weakness To Terrorists

The President Rewards The Murderers Of Our Ambassador

When bad guys kill a US Ambassador, the American response should be tough and decisive. There need to be consequences to abusing the trust we show the host country by having an embassy there.

Not only wasn't the attack in Libya about a movie, but even if it was, the American response to mayhem and murder should be the same. If these fanatics are so removed from civilization that they will rape and murder over an insulting film, that is all the more reason to fight them and deny them any power over us whatsoever.

At the very least, we should withdraw our financial aid to the host country! And we should absolutely not, ever, accede to whatever their demands or wishes are.

Instead, President Obama and his administration officials dithered, apologized, blamed an inflammatory youtube video, went to a fundraiser, and took calls. And had the video maker arrested under sketchy pretext.

This is a test of our leadership. The terrorists are watching this. And so are America's other enemies. President Barack Obama has sent a terrible signal of weakness that puts the safety of ALL Americans- especially those abroad- at risk.

If Americans blame our own right to free speech when foreign fanatics murder us, and we agree to domestically enforce Islamic anti-blasphemy laws to make these killers happy (as if they could ever be satisfied), then what else can they get us to do by killing our citizens?

And we need not write up a list- the enemy is doing that right now. They'll let us know what they want, now that they know how easily their desires can be purchased with our own blood.

The shortsightedness of this President's weak reaction cannot be overstated.

Dear Lord, they don't even have to keep hostages anymore, apparently! The enemy need not waste the food and water. Outright murder, the crudest and easiest course, will do. It is mind-boggling that President Obama thinks that after the hostages are dead is the best time to accede to terrorist demands.

We are so craven and cowardly now, that we tremble in the face of these mighty Islamist warriors. "Please don't kill us! We'll do whatever you say! Am I breathing too loudly! Forgive me!"

Is this what our brave military men and women have been toiling and dying for, all these years? To have our rights summarily pulled away in the end, this way?

This is a travesty. Innocent people are going to be haunted by the actions of this president, for many years to come.


digg this
posted by LauraW. at 07:55 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
hates Goodell and his NFL with the heat of a thousand suns: "Kick off after half.Flag.FFS. Enough already!!! ..."

All Hail Eris: "Okay folks, it's time to fluff the pillows and hit ..."

Blacque Jacques Shellacque: "[i]Where do you like to go to enjoy Fall?[/i] T ..."

King Putt: "Fear?  Fear is when you have a 7 footer for y ..."

All Hail Eris: "More Gowdy porn (Part 3): http://tinyurl.com/kema ..."

rickl: "I'm still reading the comments at the Guardian art ..."

Peggy Joseph: "118 speaking of phones, anybody have any leads on ..."

Brother Cavil: "Devugg? Festivus already? Fine then, I'm going t ..."

Neil Degrassee: "The important question is how much Pras loves scie ..."

Jason Garrett: "Hey Rex, talk to me when you ice your own kicker. ..."

weft cut-loop [/i] [/b]: "[i] He is kind of an idiot however, in that he do ..."

Rex Ryan: "I lost my footing with that time-out. ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64