Sunday, September 8, 2013

Obama's Syria War

Obama's Syria War Is Really About Iran and Israel

President Barack Obama meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
The dirty little not-so-secret behind President Obama’s much-lobbied-for, illegal and strategically incompetent war against Syria is that it’s not about Syria at all. It’s about Iran—and Israel. And it has been from the start.
By “the start,” I mean 2011, when the Obama administration gradually became convinced that it could deal Iran a mortal blow by toppling President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, a secular, Baathist strongman who is, despite all, an ally of Iran’s. Since then, taking Iran down a peg has been the driving force behind Obama’s Syria policy.

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Benghazi anniversary hurts White House push to win Syria support

The Obama administration’s effort Sunday to win support for a punitive military strike on Syria is faced opposition and criticism in part because of its handling of the fatal Benghazi terror attacks, which occurred one year ago Wednesday.


NBC Nightly News Shocker: Nearly 2/3 of Jobs Created This Year Are Part-Time

Noel Sheppard | September 7, 2013, 16:43 ET
Two months ago, NewsBusters asked when the Obama-loving media would get around to reporting the poor quality of jobs being created in this economy.
On Friday, the NBC Nightly News did just that in a surprising segment that included a reporter actually saying, "Of the eight hundred forty-eight thousand jobs created this year, nearly two thirds are part-time" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Noel Sheppard | September 7, 2013, 15:27 ET
The race-baiting media are going to be put to a serious challenge in the coming days following a tragic hate crime committed in New York City's Union Square Wednesday.
As CBS's New York affiliate reported late Friday evening, a retired train conductor was left brain dead when an African-American man unknown to him attacked him after shouting "I hate white people" (video follows with commentary):

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