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Barack Obama said he doesn’t want to dictate what other nations do. So, despite fraudulent elections in Iran and what Sen. Joe Lieberman called a “mockery of democracy,” including shutting down cell phones and websites, networking tools and firing into crowds of peaceful protesters, Obama’s going to keep quiet. He doesn’t want to interfere with the so-called “elections” in Iran and speak out on behalf of freedom.
No wonder. They’re just like the tactics tried in the months leading up to last November’s elections, just like Obama didn’t want to interfere with the efforts of intimidation by the new Black Panthers at voting booths in Pennsylvania and threats to broadcast outlets that dared to expose Obama’s record on guns. Or in what Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt called “police state tactics” and abuse of power of law enforcement to silence political opponents and ads that exposed Obama’s positions. Not to mention his non-intervention of voter fraud with pet groups like ACORN who now get not millions of our tax dollars, but billions in political paybacks for registering such noteworthy citizens as Mickey Mouse.
In the same way he doesn’t want to interfere with the so-called “elections” in Iran, he doesn’t want to interfere with Tehran’s efforts to obtain nuclear power. He’ll give them until the end of the year to gain all the nuclear power they need to obtain their fundamental goal of wiping Israel off the map. But, rest assured, after that, he’ll engage in some serious dialogue.
No, Obama doesn’t want to dictate to other nations what they should do. Unless that nation is Israel. When it comes to Israel, he wants full dictatorship. I wouldn’t be surprised if he were to appoint another unaccountable czar to rule over them.
Speaking at AIPAC before the elections, Obama said: “Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel, and it must remain undivided.” Then, once elected, he strong-armed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to do just that – divide Israel.
Obama has dictated to Israel not to build on its own land of Judea and Samaria. No spare rooms, no expansions whatsoever. What if a foreign dictator demanded Mayor Bloomberg not allow any new houses to be built in New York City? What if this foreign leader said, “In fact, you must hand over New York City to Muslim terror groups hostile to New York – even though the land’s not theirs and never was, even though they didn’t buy it or win it in battle”?
Even if this foreign dictator was a great orator with stellar logic such as: “But they really really want it. And they’re going to keep building bombs and flying planes into New York buildings until they get what they want,” the answer would be the same: “Go jump.”
No, if a foreign dictator tried to force us to give up our American soil to terrorists that hate us (or anyone else), we’d say “forget it.” If you want to give the bullies your lunch money and your land, go ahead. We’re not going to do it.
But with the threat of Israel losing its only real ally, the United States, Obama dictated and bullied Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into accepting a “two state solution.” No wonder Israeli protesters held up pictures of Obama – complete in Arab headdress.
Under almost impossible circumstances, Netanyahu acquiesced, but only under some very reasonable conditions. They’ll give up their precious, hard-fought land to people who don’t own it and have no legal claim to it. They’ll recognize a Palestinian state if the Palestinians will recognize the Jewish state of Israel.
Seems more than fair.
But not to the Palestinians. They will not accept this condition. They want free land that isn’t theirs to house fully armed terrorists with which to destroy Israel – kind of like they’re doing in the Gaza Strip. Their leaders are already whining about the prospect of getting free land from Israel without being able to destroy it. Who is it that’s unreasonable now?
In the same “Apology tour” highlighting America’s arrogance for “dictating” policy, Obama also used his political power to try and force the European Union to admit Muslim Turkey into their midst. Thankfully, France and Germany wisely opposed his dictates.
And while we’re on the subject of the arrogance of such “dictates,” Obama, who said he wasn’t interested in taking over the auto industry, has done just – closing dealerships based not on their success, but on their politics. Those who opposed his candidacy are out of business, and those who gave him the most money remain open, even if their dealerships weren’t successful. Auto czars and pay czars that answer to no one but the dictator in chief are making policy as we speak. They have taken over the banks, and now they want to run your health care.
This dictatorship must be stopped. And it must be stopped now. If we don’t, we’ll lose more than our strongest ally in the Middle East and the free market – we’ll lose our lives.