by Jack Lee
“The President of the United States of America”. Wow, it makes a tug on my heart just to say those powerful words.
He (or some day she) is supposed to be the best among us. The most honest, the most sage,courageous and the most worldly. He is supposed to be a person of thoughtful and deliberate action. A charismatic leader and the model of decorum that commands respect by his mere presence. He is the most powerful man in the world and his decsions, even small ones can alter lives in profound ways.
In theory we have many hurdles that are supposed to filter out those who fall short of ideal. Our presidential candidates are vetted in the court of public opinion, something we rely heavily on every four years. But, that part can only come from knowing them as elected officials and measuring their work against their words.
So, what happened with Barack Hussein Obama? He had no track record to speak of! We barely knew him as a Senator before he was off and running for high office. By the time he was nominated as the democrat’s number one candidate for president there was far more unknown than known about the man. None of the usual digging into his past by a relentless media had occurred…they failed their duty. Whatever leaked out about Obama only came from fringe news sources by way of the internet or from an isolated report and so that stuff never gain much traction.
For the most part, the mainstream media was riding on the Obama train. And anyone who wasn’t was dismissed as being from the opposition’s camp or a biggot. It was easy to crush the opposition by calling critics mere partisan hacks or racists. It was almost too easy to minimize the critics and so we never really got to know Barack Obama before he became our president.
It was foolish and reckless to elect such an uknown as our president and why it happened is a book unto itself.
So much has happened since those early days, and for many of us, our worst fears have come fruition.
Barrack Hussein Obama, tThe President of the United States of America, has abused his authority and violated the trust of the America people. The extravagant spending during our worst recession on personal vacations for himself and his wife is without comparison in world history. The use of “Executive Orders” to circumvent the normal checks and balances is also unprecedented. But, the worst offense since Watergate has to be the [Benghazi] Incident.
In Watergate, Pres. Nixon sent a team of burglars into the democrat’s headquarters to seek evidence of illegal campaign contributions, allegedly coming from communist China. It was done more in the name of national security than it was an act for partisan advantage, although that was most certainly a factor too. But, the Benghazi deception had no redeeming side, it was pure politics done for personal gain. Unlike Watergate - lives were lost in Benghazi and the American people were deliberately deceived in order for Obama to win his re-election.
Thanks to the release of top secret documents, we know the White House had clear knowledge of a preplanned terrorist attack taking place within 17 minutes of the attack starting. And the attack lasted for many hours. Eventually 150 or more gunmen overwhelmed the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, in Libya, killing U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and another diplomat. Several hours later in the early morning of the next day, a second assault targeted a nearby annex in a different compound about one mile away two embassy security personnel were killed. Ten others were injured in the attacks death.
President Obama and his staff concocted a lie and tried to sell it to the American people so this attack on anniversary of 9/11 would make his administration look innocent of incompetence. It was a bold lie carried out by his underlings, but it came into question the moment they announced it. The American people could not accept that on the anniversary of 9/11, that a random mob, angry over a 4th rate movie video about Mohammed, could coordinate two attacks, using sophisticated heavy weapons and engage in a prolonged battle with security forces. It simply didn’t make any sense and people wanted answers.
Now we know the truth – the question is what do we do about it?
This bold deception is akin to treason in my thinking, not only because they failed to protect our national sovereignty (US Embassy), but because American’s died needlessly and their deaths were then minimized by an administration seeking to escape accountability. In the words of the Secretary of State, “What difference – at this point – what difference does it make it?’
Well, this may come as a shock to Hillary and the Obama’s, but the truth always matters to Americans and the disclosure of the Obama Administration’s treachery and deceit in the Benghazi Incident should result have serious consquences. I think it would be justice if Obama was impeached. It would bring closure to a national scandal and perhaps some small consolation to families of those who died, for they would know that we shared their outrage over this deception by a man we mistakenly placed so much trust in.
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