THESE ARE THE PEOPLE PRESIDENT OBAMA DOESN’T SEEM TO UNDERSTAND. OTHERWISE HE WOULD NOT HAVE SELECTED THIS BAND OF MERRY FOOLS TO BE IN CHARGE OF PROTECTING AMERICA.
It’s been a few days since the Christmas bombing and quite frankly the story is still developing:
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. officials are investigating a Somali man’s alleged attempt to board a flight last month carrying chemicals, liquid and a syringe in a case bearing chilling echoes of the plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day.
Terrorism analysts said the arrest in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, could prove highly valuable for the Detroit investigation if the incidents turn out to be linked.
The Somali was arrested by African Union peacekeeping troops Nov. 13 before boarding the Daallo Airlines plane bound for the northern Somali city of Hargeisa, then Djibouti and Dubai.
“We don’t know whether he’s linked with al-Qaida or other foreign organizations, but his actions were the acts of a terrorist. We caught him red-handed,” said a Somali police spokesman, Abdulahi Hassan Barise. LINK
Ok it’s late and I can’t sleep so here we go. The Obama administration’s latest homeland security failure has many of us itching to say “I told you so”. Early on in this administration as President Obama was putting together his national security team we could only shake our heads in disbelief as one position after another was filled with political hacks with dubious qualifications.
While it’s one thing to appoint tax cheats to the Treasury or IRS, at least their screw ups will only wreck the economy not get innocent travelers blown to bits or defenseless soldiers gunned down while they wait in line. This administration is so weak on national security it is frightening. They have apparently not only failed to heed the lessons of 911, they seem determined to see they are repeated. It is downright scary how incompetent they are.
JANET NAPOLITANO- SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY. REALLY. SHE COULDN’T SECURE A GRADE SCHOOL CAFETERIA.
Secretary Napolitano is clearly unfit for the position she currently holds. As the former Governor of Arizona she proved incapable of securing her state from its biggest threat-illegal immigration. There are many things she could have done as the Governor but she chose to play politics with the issue.
Her lack of action on that issue of national importance should have set off warning bells. It didn’t. She fit Obama’s kinder, gentler approach to the war on terrorism just fine.
Secretary Napolitano has also bungled every crisis that’s come her way thus far and is now an embarrassment to the President. For that reason alone she should resign. She is incapable of keeping our country secure and incompetent. Her latest comments about the “System working” after a Nigerian with no passport almost blew up an airliner over Michigan is all the proof we need. The guy penetrated security on two continents and only failed because of his own stupidity. She clearly doesn’t understand the nature of the threat we face and no one takes her seriously any longer (If they ever did in the first place). Epic Failure.
HILLARY CLINTON- SECRETARY OF STATE. OUR TOP DIPLOMAT.
“AS DIPLOMATIC AS A LEAD PIPE TO THE HEAD”
When Barack Obama appointed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, everyone commented on how shrewd of a politician he was. By giving her a top cabinet position he appeared to be magnanimous to his chief political rival while neutralizing her at the same time. Very Sun Tzu of him.
What virtually no one spent time pointing out is how utterly disastrous this pick would prove to be. Hillary is about as diplomatic as a lead pipe to the head. As our top diplomat she is now the head of a massive government bureau that is deeply involved with prosecuting the war on terror. Clandestine operations are part and parcel of the mission of the State Department. Her qualifications for such a massively important and complex job? She was a small time lawyer from Arkansas and Oh yes- a US. SENATOR. Sound familiar? You Betcha! Not a life long diplomat or a Russian specialist like Condoleeza Rice, nothing in her background signifies her as anything other than a political opportunist of the highest order.
As Secretary of State she has seen her areas of responsibility carved up and parceled out to special envoys leaving her a virtual back bencher in a failing administration. Clearly she doesn’t enjoy the President’s confidence on a host of issues and as someone who was never showed an ounce of respect toward the members of our Armed Forces or law enforcement, one has to wonder what kind of cooperation her agency is able to get from the military. From the article:
“At the time, we provided the explosive material itself for analysis and a description of the incident to Western embassy officials involved in supporting AMISOM, for them to pass to law enforcement,” Stock said. He said he heard nothing further.
Her departments latest failure in passing on information that would have been able to prevent this bombing clearly points out that the Obama administration is operating under a pre 911 mentality. Once again they have failed to CONNECT THE DOTS! As a firefighter am I insane for thinking that these people aren’t even cognizant of what these terrorists intend to do to us given the chance? She should resign outright.
LEON PANETTA- HEAD OF THE CIA, OUR TOP SPY. SELECTED FOR NO APPARENT REASON.
Leon Panetta replaced Air Force General Mike Hayden as the head of the CIA. Why? Because Hayden was a Bush appointee and Obama had the power to do it. It isn’t that Hayden was doing a bad job, he hadn’t been there all that long. It’s just that President Obama wanted to rid the security apparatus of this country of any MEANIES. Since Hayden was a Bush guy that automatically made him one of those MEANIE- MEANIES who like to torture innocent- until- proven- guilty terrorists.
It’s a move like that, that points out the arrogance, vanity and inexperience of the President. There is probably no more qualified person in the country to run the CIA than Mike Hayden. A career Air Force intelligence officer he was the perfect and most qualified person for the job. Years of contacts built up within the intelligence community and the military gave him the credentials he needed to turn around a demoralized agency. Instead Leon Panetta, another career politician and political hack with no intelligence expertise now serves as a figurehead at one of the most critical agencies in the Federal Government. No shit.
ERIC (EPIC FAIL) HOLDER- ATTORNEY GENERAL, OUR TOP LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENT :THINKS TERRORISTS NEED CIVIL RIGHTS AND DUE PROCESS.
Wow where do you start with this guy? Eric Holder has no business being Attorney General of the United States not because he is unqualified but because of his political beliefs. First of all he isn’t all that great of a lawyer or Constitutional Scholar like Supreme Court Justice John Roberts. His belief that acts of war committed on a foreign battlefield are somehow crimes in the traditional legal sense, to be tried in civilian courts is asinine. Unfortunately that is the prevailing doctrine of the Obama administration and it’s a disaster.
What’s more, the latest terrorist Abdulmutallab, much like his hero Osama Bin Laden comes from a background of privledge. There is no reason other than radical Islam for him to engage in terrorism. Much like the Ft. Hood shooter Major Hassan, these terrorists aren’t trying to claw their way out some third world hell hole to fight for a better life for themselves and their countrymen. They are taking up the cause of JIHAD- HOLY WAR on behalf of a world wide terrorist army.
The military tribunal system that served us so well after the end of World War II is now somehow inadequate for recent terrorists. We can see the effects of Holders mismanagement already. The suspect in the Detroit airline bombing, Umar Farouk- Abdulmutallab is now in federal custody like any other common criminal where he promptly lawyered-up. He will be virtually no use to our intelligence agencies in finding and neutralizing the dozens of other terrorists who have reportedly received the same training and mission he has. If fact so poor is our intelligence that no one connected the dots when a similar incident played out last month in Somalia. Yes the calendars read September 10th everyday in this White House.
From closing Guantanamo Bay prison now that the kinks have been worked out and it has become a vital resource in the Global War on Terrorism, to bringing terrorists to NEW YORK CITY for trial in civilian court this guy is bad news. Why subject the people of New York to more grief, hardship and aggravation? You already scared the crap out of them once with that insane Air Force One flyby. Furthermore he plans to transfer the terrorists he can’t dump on other countries to a prison in Illinois. How many more millions of tax payer dollars will be wasted on this project? Too many. Eric -Fail. Take a good look at these people everyone. They are the people our President has decided are the most qualified people in the country to keep our homeland secure from foreign terrorists. It says a lot.
Sorry to say it, but I told you so.