New York Times On Obama: The Buck Stops Elsewhere

Liberal columnist Maureen Dowd will, from time to time, take a more honest look at her own leftist brothers and sisters.  This week she does so with Barack Obama – a president who blames everything and anyone other than himself for problems and mistakes that take place while he is president.

EXCERPT:

In his renomination acceptance speech here on Thursday night, he told us that America’s problems were tougher to solve than he had originally thought.

And that’s why he has kindly agreed to give us more time.

Because, after all, it’s our fault.

…We’re so lame. We were naïve, brimming with confidence that we could slow the rise of the oceans, heal the planet, fix the cracks in the Capitol dome.

We never should have let the Congressional Democrats run wild with their stimulus spending on pork that didn’t even create the right kinds of jobs.

…Our forbearing leader didn’t pander to us with that standard breakup line: “It’s not you, it’s me.”

He gave it to us straight: It’s not me, it’s you.

…Maybe we relied too much on Valerie Jarrett, a k a the Night Stalker and Keeper of the Essence.   LINK

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OUCH. 

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18 Comments to New York Times On Obama: The Buck Stops Elsewhere
    • VTX
    • The excerpts are about the only coherent thoughts in an otherwise schizmatic column. The rest could have been written by Jarred Loughner. The overall point of Dowd’s column, however, bubbles its way to the surface in the same way that gas makes its way through a morass. That point is demonstrated in the differences in the tone of the conventions:

      The Dems in 2008 rose on the personality cult of The One, who promised everything. It was all about the Grande Leader, who would solve all problems and meke everything shiny again. He was the healer of the National Boo-Boo.

      The Republican crowds in 2012 chanted “USA-USA.” This is not about Mitt and Ryan being the saviors. This is about them removing the disincentives and blockades to individual achievement, the regulatory shackles that Obama’s Czars have released that are designed to stop innovation and growth and even hope.

      When Obama once said, in the third person: “we are the ones we’ve been waiting for,” (meaning that HE was the One we’ve been waiting for) he wasn’t entirely wrong – not in the literal sense.

      “Get out of our way, government.” That’s what we are saying. And that’s what Dowd was attempting to say, before she began choking on her own words, which included a race-pander or two.

    • VTX
    • Gotta admire Dowd’s description of Jarrett as “the Night Stalker.” Guess I’m not the only one who sees the resemblance with a demented vampire bat.

    • Charlotte
    • Maureen Dowd obviously reads Ulsterman.I have not come across that term “Night Stalker’ anywhere else.Unless she has connections inside the WH.

      Also “keeper of the Essence” sounds disturbingly like Obama is on something that she administers–remember that night what Kam Kuwata saw? Was She giving him the “essence”? Oh I realize it could be a figure of speech but one wonders…

    • silverdust
    • “We never should have let the Congressional Democrats run wild with their stimulus spending on pork that didn’t even create the right kinds of jobs.”

      I want that engraved in 100-pt. type on everything in Washington, D.C., as well as every lefty news outfit in the country. In other words, all of them!

    • usapatriots-shout
    • The Curious Hypocrisy of the Women Who Support Obama

      How do they resolve the conflicting and contradictory premises of the Dem’s?

      The DNC made a large effort in announcing to the world their invite of 20,000 Muslims to the DNC and the Jumah that would occur. For the first time in the history of American politics a political convention makes a big issue about being pro Islam and also is making a big issue about women’s rights. Is there a direct and irreconcilable conflict between supporting womens’s rights and supporting ISLAM? Look at some of the headlines and clips previewing the 2012 DNC.

      • “Radical Islam Joins the Dnc” by Breeanne House (Diary) 8/21/12

      • Obama invites 20,000 Muslims, then denounces God and Israel! http://t.Co/zcj7jyyz

      • DNC Invites 20,000 Muslims

      • “Democratic National Convention will open with a focus on Islam. ?20,000 Muslims are expected to attend according to the?Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs (BIMA), the national Muslim American non-profit coordinating the two days of events they?claim?are non-political. ?”Jumah at the DNC” begins August 29 and will start with a Friday afternoon jummah prayer followed by other unnamed programs and events, leading up to the Islamic Regal Banquet. The following day will be an all day Islamic Cultural and Fun Fest which will include discussions on the topics of?Islamaphobia, Anti-Shariah, Middle Eastern Crisis, Patriot Act, National Defense Authorization Act and more. ?The purpose, according to BIMA, is to attract national and international attention to the plight of American Muslims and to hold political parties accountable for issues that affect them. ?However, not all Muslims feel that BIMA represents them and M. Zuhdi Jasser M.D., Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, has expressed serious concerns.”

      • Read Post on Breitbart.com – DNC Invites ‘Indigenous’ Muslim Group to Convention

      • Go to this article Posted on 9/1/2012 by Political Blog ” alt=”" width=”140″ class=”auto-image alignleft”/> from Breitbart.com

      • The mystery surrounding how the “Jumah at the DNC” event sponsored by the Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs , an obscure Islamist organization, became part of the officially sanctioned DNC/Charlotte in 2012 pre-convention program has begun to unravel. Ibrahim Jaaber, son of BIMA Executive Director Muhammad Jaaber, told Breitbart News the DNC “reached out” to the Muslim organization and invited it to hold a two-hour prayer service as one of the officially sanctioned pre-convention events beginning Friday, August 31. In addition to the “Jumah” event, BIMA hosted the DNC/Charlotte in 2012 officially sanctioned “Islamic Regal Dinner” later that night. The convention itself kicks off on Monday, September 3. The BIMA website says the organization is ”a non profit organization seeking status with the United Nations as a non governmental organization (NGO).

      • In Obama’s Weekly Address he said it loud and clear: “We will never be at war with Islam.”

      Since the presidential campaign began a few months ago, the Dems have been attempting to promote the idea that Republicans are anti-women’s rights and desire to return them to days of being denied the vote. Recently the Dems have featured several speakers at the DNC and other events who are speaking allegedly on behalf of women’s rights while simultaneously supporting all things Islam. The DNC has been over the top regarding abortion of which I am not personally against if it is done only in the first trimester. Sandra, the fluke, Fluke stated in her DNC talk that “Ryan would allow women to die in the emergency room.” Actress Kerry Washington claimed; “Republicans want to take away a women’s right to vote. Can you believe the actual sincerity of these women?

      • Caroline Kennedy —- “As a Catholic woman, I take reproductive health seriously. And today it is under attack. This year alone, more than a dozen states have passed more than 40 restrictions on women’s access to reproductive health care. That’s not the kind of future I want for my daughters or your daughters. Now isn’t the time to roll back the rights we were winning when my father was president. Now is the time to move this country forward.”
      • (According to Catholic dogma Ms Arrogant Kennedy is a heretic. Catholics cannot pick and choose which part of Catholicism they like and which to follow verses which they don’t and think they can remain Catholic. I notice Pelousy/Pelosi thinks she, too can do the same. Their ignorance shouts volumes about what it means to be a Catholic. Though both may have come from a Catholic background, neither of them are Catholics in reality. They are in realty HERETICS.)

      • “ (CNSNews.com) — Kathleen Turner, actress and chairwoman of Planned Parenthood’s Board of Advocates, criticized “personhood” legislation, which defines life as beginning at conception and ending at natural death, and asked how a human embryo would know it had such personhood rights.

      • At the National Press Club on Wednesday, Turner spoke about reproductive rights and mocked the idea of a “personhood” law. “And then we have the so-called ‘personhood’ bills,” she said. “Now these would give full legal rights to a zygote, at the moment sperm meets egg. Frankly, I have always wondered, ‘How do they know?’”

      ISLAM is a system of government under which women HAVE NO RIGHTS. Islam believes, supports and practices all of the following in all countries on the planet to this very moment: that a woman not completely covered in those suffocating burkas is uncovered meat, must wear hijabs, marriage of little girls under the age of 10, no votes for women, slavery, honor killings should a woman become a rape victim is she doesn’t marry her rapist, honor killings for any other reason real or imagined the family thinks the poor victim disgraced the family, that it is okay to have sex with a baby under one year old as long as it is only “THIGHING”, clitorectomies, mutilation of all kinds upon innocent women, burying women in the ground up to their chest so she can be stoned to death for merely an accusation of infidelity be it true or false, women are forbidden to drive cars, it is permissible to beat and maim their wives and children and on and on and on.

      Code Pink, (wearers of vagina costumes) Lady GAGa, Madona all think they are “ they’re such cool women warriors” speaking out on behalf of the women of the world in their blind support of Obama the 100% supporter of ISLAM. Simultaneously they support a man and his minions who support one of the greatest offenders of women’s rights in the world—ISLAM while garnering attention to themselves as believers in women’s rights.

      WHY ISN’T LADY GAGA, SANDRA FLUKE, CAROLINE KENNEDY, MADONA, KATHLEEN TURNER AND THE REST OF SO VERY CONCERNED OVER WOMEN’S RIGHTS SCREAMING AND SHOUTING ABOUT THE THESE HORRENDOUS PRACTICES AGAINST WOMEN AT THE VERY CONVENTION THAT INVITES AND WELCOMS ISLAM? Their hypocrisy is most disturbing. How can these women be so pro women’s rights and so pro Islam at the same time? MAYBE I’M CONFUSED BUT IT WOULD SEEM TO ME IF THESE WOMEN’S RIGHTS WARRIORS ARE SO CONCERNED ABOUT WOMENS RIGHTS THEY COULD NOT AND WOULD NOT SUPPORT Islam or anybody or group who does support Islam. Me thinks there is some big time dishonesty going on here. Questions:

      When these speakers are so passionately attempting to persuade people of their righteous cause of women’s rights are they only speaking for American women or all women? There are plenty of Muslim women in America suffering under Islams’ abuse of women.

      Do the DNC female warriors give a rat’s tail for women’s rights and also support Islam?

      Is it possible these women are unaware of Islam’s basic fundamental premise on women?

      Is it possible if these road-to-hell-paved-with-good-intentions female warriors do know about Islams’ fundamental premise on women—they just don’t give a damn?

      Is it possible they don’t know but if knew would regroup their strategy and include their message to bring attention to the world of the suffering of the women of Islam?

      Do the DNC Female speakers for women’s rights truly support the Obama and the DNC platform? If so how do they resolve the DNC’s support of Islam? Maybe they are just whores who will say anything they are told for the right price?
      Therese Daniels 9/9/12 C

      • AmericaTheBeautiful
      • Thanks Charlotte…worth the read…lotta truth there…The punch line was a real humdinger…

        “Keep hoping until your ass falls off, even though Obama promised to cut the deficit in half but has piled $5 trillion on top of it. Keep hoping even though he pledged to unite us but shattered us all like glass. Keep hoping through four more years of violent flash mobs and speech codes and moral panics and psych meds.

        Keep hoping until your brain explodes, because under Barack Obama, we finally have a nation where people of all colors, genders, sexual orientations, and creeds can be imprisoned for life without trial.”

        Unfortunately author forgot the hilarious punch-line that Obama wrote an Executive Order that he can kill any of us too…no trial, nope nada…the killer president can take us out…without a trial in New York like he wanted for Al Queda terrorists…in a New York minute…what a stitch…funnier than Gulags

    • Charlotte
    • The Washington Times has also begun the vetting of Hoax POTUS–http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/7/obama-i-have-never-been-a-muslim/

      This will be a 5 part series. Be sure to read it all

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