It feels like the events of the last couple of weeks have produced a shroud of doom that is steadily enclosing the country. It is like looking out a west-facing window and watching a massive storm approach, but this storm is being created by our own President and the willing lackeys in his dictatorial syndicate. The difference is, when we see a weather blitz advancing, there are certain precautions we can take for protection, but a storm of man’s creation is more difficult to defend against.
When President Obama agreed to release the Taliban 5 for Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl, most Americans with half a brain and an ounce of common sense knew immediately that it was the wrong decision. Obama claims that prisoner exchanges are common at the end of war, but this has historically been done after the fighting has ceased. We still have troops in Afghanistan. In fact, a unit from my state of Georgia just deployed a few weeks ago. After three months of training, they will spend 9 months on the other side of the world, where their primary duties will involve engineering and construction. The commander of the unit stated before they left that it is more dangerous for the troops in Afghanistan presently because there are fewer troops deployed to provide protection… and this was before the prisoner swap had taken place. Imagine how the loved ones of those soldiers must be feeling right now.
What is Afghanistan going to look like in the coming months, given what is going on in Iraq? The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has been laying siege to city after city in Iraq, with their eye on Baghdad. ISIS was formed in 2010 after Obama releasedAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi from Camp Bucca the year before. Al-Baghdadi, who is known to be absolutely ruthless, was able to unite a small number of terror cells with such success that 800 ISIS cut-throats forced 30,000 Iraqi troops to drop their weapons and run for their lives. In fact, ISIS is so savage that even al Qaeda has split from them.
The group has also been financed by American “allies”, such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar…and, yes, that’s the same Qatar government that took custody of the Taliban 5 and now treats them like celebrities. The hostilities in Iraq are primarily a sectarian conflict between the Sunnis and the Shiites. The funding, combined with help from Sunni tribes within Iraq, has created a country on the verge of collapse to hardcore Islamic jihadists. Now, a band of 800 has grown to number in the thousands in a matter of days, as more Sunnis in the region join the fight. In addition, ISIS was able to steal $429 million from the bank when they took control of Mosul, making them the most wealthy terror group in the world. They have also been waging war with American weapons that were left behind when Iraqi troops fled.
In the last few day, we have also been barraged with reports of the absolute brutality of this group. Stories of beatings, beheadings, and mass executions have begun to surface. There has even been news on social media of women in Mosul being taken as sex slaves. Of course, strict Shariah law is being imposed on all conquered territories.
Well, at least Iran is riding to Iraq’s rescue because Obama’s response has been tepid at best. He has floated the possibility of airstrikes and moved an aircraft carrier to the Gulf, but is it all for the sake of appearance? Iraq Parliament member, Ayad Jamal Al-din, contends that the Obama administration has been supporting ISIS in Syria while condemning ISIS in Iraq. It seems the president’s foreign policy consists of giving U.S. tax money to those who have been outspoken in their desire to kill us. Could it be that Barack Obama’s terrorist chickens are coming home to roost?
As Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was being released from Camp Bucca, he had an ominous warning for his American captors, saying, “I’ll see you guys in New York.” Clearly, ISIS is well funded, well armed, and has the savage will to continue their crusade until they reach our shores. For an excellent summary on the threat that ISIS poses to us here at home, check out Judge Jeanine Pirro’s Opening Statement.
Naturally, those who served in Iraq are furious, feeling that their service and the sacrifices of those who paid the ultimate price, were for nothing. Iraq War veteran J.R. Salzman, who sustained injury during his service, did not hold back in voicing his anger when he tweeted:
@jrsalzman: Between Iraq, the VA, and the Burgdahl debacle, I’m having trouble thinking this is incompetence on Obama’s part & not malice toward vets.
And Allison Spann, whose father, Michael Spann, was killed by one of the Taliban 5, said:
“It does become harder and harder to have faith in an administration that is plagued with scandal after scandal.”
Where was President Obama this weekend? He was giving another speech about the threat of climate change. In fact, this president is so upside down in his thinking, he publicly claimed:
“The world is less violent than it has ever been. It is healthier than it has ever been. It is more tolerant than it has ever been. It is better fed than it’s ever been. It is more educated than it’s ever been.”
So, we have to ask. Is Obama clueless, insane, or downright evil? Of course, maybe he is completely unaware of recent events because he has yet to find out about them from the media. Incidentally, while the worldwide storm clouds have been gathering, the president did manage to squeeze in another golf game, and we know what can happen to golfers during a storm.
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