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Monday: Calm, cool, cameraman watches world washed away

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If you haven’t seen this video of the tsunami from a guy who was standing a few feet from it, you should really check it out.  It’s rare that a force of nature of this magnitude is documented like this.  Tsunami scientists will find this footage invaluable.

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In other news:

PJ Crowley, the State Department’s spokesperson resigned yesterday under pressure for some intemperate remarks he made about the detention conditions of Bradley Manning. It seems that Obama was inconvenienced by having to ask questions about Manning’s state at his press conference on Friday and he was most seriously not amused.  FWIW, what Manning did was illegal but following his due process rights and treating him well before his trial is what Americans do.  That’s because it’s the right thing to do to other human beings.  It costs this country nothing to play by the rules.  Rules, I might add, that we used to hold up as examples to the rest of the world.  So, Crowley was right, Manning’s detention has been “stupid and ridiculous”.  If Obama has been the driving force behind it, then the ridiculousness and stupidity rubs off on him.  One can almost hear the sun king plaintively whine, “I will not be MOCKED!”  Off with Crowley’s head.  Yeah, that will cut down on the mocking.

Oooo, and now the left is speaking out.  He can’t take a little criticism?  What did they ever see in Obama?  Beats me.  He’s always been this way.  Remember how his campaign went after people who said perfectly innocuous things and turned them into poster boys for the KKK?  Ahhh, yes, those were the days.  Or remember when Clinton delegates at the Convention were harrassed and threatened to change their votes to Obama?  I remember it well.  How about when his trolly minions camped in our threads and applied bone crushing peer pressure to us after calling us fat, ugly, uneducated, low class sows?  Such terms of endearment.  They were so loving and kind.

Hey, this is the Obama culture.  If you don’t like someone, call them names, like “bitter knitters”, push their voters out of the caucus room doors, steal their delegates, threaten their careers, enforce conformity and uniformity.  Haven’t you guys been paying attention?  They think you’ll just end up blaming Hillary.

So predictable.


And now, I must be off to work.  The end is coming fast.  It feels like a breakup.

21 Responses

  1. Why didn’t Hillary prevent this?

    • Ooooh, that’s so good it hurts.

    • How do you know she didn’t try?

      • Maybe she did. Or maybe Crowley knew before making the remarks that it would be mean getting fired and decided to speak out anyway.
        Guessing we won’t know the real deal until the Obama Nightmare Presidency is over.

    • Jeez, the memes practically write themselves, don’t they?

    • Why didn’t Hillary prevent this?

      Right! Why didn’t she just cancel, or at least postpone, her trip to France, Egypt and Tunisia. And the scheduled meetings with the other G8 Foreign Ministers. And meeting with Libya Opposition members … to attend to domestic affairs. Tsk, tsk, tsk when will she ever learn to get her priorities right!

  2. The first thing I noticed about this was the headline “Clinton Aide Resigns…”

  3. That video is amazing. How quiet it is too – no screaming or crying in the background. I guess everyone was just stunned.

    Whoever was filming was obviously looking for people the way the camera kept zooming into cars.

  4. never never forget.and what it has cost us as a nation. 👿

  5. What they saw in Obama was his historically historic skin color, and that blinded them to the content of his character. And in many cases still does.

  6. they were just blinded by the sheer radiance of him
    😆 😆

  7. “FWIW, what Manning did was illegal but following his due process rights and treating him well before his trial is what Americans do.”

    Did you mean to say that IF Manning did what the government/military SAYS he did, that it would have been an illegal act?

    • Yes, thanks for that. Innocent until proven guilty.
      But even if you’ve been proven guilty as sin, mistreatment is off limits.

      • Thanks. The laws are (or should be, in a democracy) here to protect us all, whatever the frothing “vengeance and retribution” lobby howl for in the darkness of their benighted minds. The Obama administration (like the Bush administration before it) evidently thinks itself to be above the law – and with the help of the “vengeance and retribution” lobby can act as if it were.

  8. I can’t get the link — “not authorized”

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