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Obama, the Military, and Quarantine

Posted by madjillmom on October 29, 2014

Pres. Obama came out today to tell us just how unfair it is to the volunteers who treat Ebola to quarantine them upon their return. Somewhere along the way, they deserve the benefit of the doubt.

The military, who the Obama administration says will not be treating Ebola victims must have a 21 day quarantine, but the people who actually treat Ebola victims must not be stigmatized by such an indignity.  Where is the Ebola Czar and what does he think?

 

 

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Obama Kissing Ebola Caregivers

Posted by madjillmom on October 15, 2014

Obama is lecturing us on the two cases of Ebola contracted by “health care workers” in Dallas. We shouldnt be alarmed. He tells us the protocols work, so I guess it must be the nurses’ fault. Then he tells us that he himself has kissed Ebola caregivers (well after the contagion period, of course) and he has no fear of catching Ebola. He is Superman. Kissing Nurses. Way to make it all about you, Obama.

The CDC is behind the curve on this. The hospital involved too many people. And, damn, Obama had to cancel the fundraisers he needed to go to. Must really be serious if he cancelled a fundraiser or golf.

By the way, the Liberian man lied to gain access to “his family” (actually his girlfriend). It is his fault, not the nurses fault. The CDC is shutting the barn after the horses get out. They are moving today’s victim to Emory, but not the victim from Sunday. Does any of this make sense? Obama put himself in charge today after an abrupt change in his schedule.  His “unlikely events” are happening and our government is unable to keep us safe. Someone better do something about Global Climate Change quick. What are your priorities, Pres. Obama?

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Ebola and Profiling

Posted by madjillmom on October 7, 2014

Many question the Obama administration and their response to suspending flights from countries with rampant Ebola. They say it won’t help and that it  will make it harder to get the epidemic under control. There are arguments on both sides of this issue. Then lots of balls were dropped in Dallas, the nation realizes a lot of the risk.

This will have to get a lot worse than it currently is to get the Obama administration to profile black people from Africa. The administration cannot be seen to be throwing out only black people while letting white missionaries and cameramen come home to America for treatment. Remember, profiling is a big “NO NO” for liberal Dems, Ben Affleck, and Obama. The congressional black caucus would begin to talk of the sick and dead slaves thrown off the slave ships and some quaint tale of schools of sharks still following boats now for a tender morsel of an African slave.

I don’t know what the answer is, but I don’t trust Obama to do the right thing for the right reason.

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Lost Gains in Iraq vs. Obama’s Good War in Afghanistan

Posted by madjillmom on October 3, 2014

It was a bit comical last night to see Jen Psaki (State Department Spokeswoman) being interviewed by Megyn Kelly last night. Megyn was asking about the bombshell from Leon Panetta about why Obama left Iraq against lots of advice not to. Jen Psaki kept saying that leaving 10,000 wouldn’t have been able to keep Iraq stable and free of ISIS/ISIL. Kept repeating that many troops would have been ineffective. The Pentagon wanted to leave behind 24000 troops and Maliki turned down Obama’s offer of 5000 troops left in Iraq. This is at the very same time that the Obama administration announces a Status of Forces agreement with Afghanistan of less than 10,000 troops.

So Obama left Iraq because of politics according to Panetta. He didn’t try very hard to leave forces in Iraq even though he and Hillary had lots of leverage. But Obama now thinks less than 10,000 can stay behind in Afghanistan and keep his “good war” gains in place. Jen Psaki also praised John Kerry’s brilliant effort in securing a less than 10,000 troops agreement. Jen Psaki kept telling Megyn that even the surge of troops was unable to contain Al Qaeda. How exactly did the story change during late 2011 that Al Qaeda was decimated. Lots of different stories out of this administration.

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Coalitions, Obama, and Ebola

Posted by madjillmom on September 21, 2014

President Obama announce a coalition (0f the confused) to fight ISIL about 10 days ago. He said the large coalition was doing great things. Turns out the coalition is kinda secret, and doing kinda secret minor things. I would like a list of the coalition countries and just exactly what they are doing. At least France has sent one bomber to the fight but that is about all we know. John Kerry is still working on it. Obama spoke of it as a done deal with billions of dollars in help flooding in:

“So this is our strategy. And in each of these four parts of our strategy, America will be joined by a broad coalition of partners. Already, allies are flying planes with us over Iraq; sending arms and assistance to Iraqi security forces and the Syrian opposition; sharing intelligence; and providing billions of dollars in humanitarian aid. Secretary Kerry was in Iraq today meeting with the new government and supporting their efforts to promote unity. And in the coming days he will travel across the Middle East and Europe to enlist more partners in this fight, especially Arab nations who can help mobilize Sunni communities in Iraq and Syria, to drive these terrorists from their lands. This is American leadership at its best: We stand with people who fight for their own freedom, and we rally other nations on behalf of our common security and common humanity.”

Now Obama is sending troops to fight Ebola. Where is the coalition to fight Ebola. Where are the other African nations? Where is the UN? Where is a 4 country coalition to fight this scourge? Seems like it is just us again. Seems that Ebola is a big concern for us but not the rest of the world.

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War on Ebola and the Flu

Posted by madjillmom on September 16, 2014

So now, Pres. Obama is going to send 3000 “boots on the ground” to fight the scourge of Ebola in Africa. There have been over 4000 cases reported and at least 2500 deaths. I looked at the CDC website to ascertain the number of deaths due to seasonal flu in the US and if I am reading the chart right, the average number of deaths due to flu is annually 6000.

ISIL has killed way more people than Ebola this year and there are only 1500 “advisors”  on the ground (sans boots) working on a war against ISIL, or whatever term the Obama administration feels serves it political end is using today.

On another War front, the War on Poverty has consumed over $20 trillion in our tax dollars without any appreciable change in the rate of poverty.

Question: If the incubation period on Ebola can be 21 days, how can we catch it on airlines or at ports here. An Ebola patient sneezes in a taxi or vomits there. The taxi driver picks up another passenger soon after and takes him to the airport. The passenger boards a plane for America and goes to Chicago or Dallas.

I have been told that one of our kids will be deploying in December or January. I think I would rather him advise on eradicating ISIL rather than Ebola.

Once again, Obama is late to the party on Ebola and ISIL.

 

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Sec. of State John Kerry, Genghis Khan, and ISIS/ISIL

Posted by madjillmom on September 11, 2014

Remember when John Kerry threw his military medals over the White House fence in protest against the Vietnam War? Remember when he used his voice to call our troops war criminals? Here is a snippet of that speech he made, standing there with his 70’s long hair, hanging with the malcontents, working on his liberal bona fides:

“They told the stories at times they had personally raped, cut off ears, cut off heads, taped wires from portable telephones to human genitals and turned up the power, cut off limbs, blown up bodies, randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan, shot cattle and dogs for fun, poisoned food stocks, and generally ravaged the countryside of South Vietnam in addition to the normal ravage of war, and the normal and very particular ravaging which is done by the applied bombing power of this country.”

Flash forward, past his stupid salute at the Democratic Convention and his “reporting for duty” speech to accept the nomination of his party, past the windsurfing and all the plastic surgery. Now he is the Sec. of State. Now he can actually see an Army wiping out villages, beheading journalists, and acting generally “in the fashion reminiscent of Genghis Khan”. So, who you gonna call – the American Military, the ones you accused of war crimes, to protect your green zone embassy. Of course, don’t call it a war. Global climate change is really the bad thing according to Lt. John Kerry.

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Ray Rice, Football, and Domestic Violence

Posted by madjillmom on September 9, 2014

Honestly, I am having a problem with all this stuff about Ray Rice. Is he getting the death penalty in football? While hitting a woman you profess to love is abhorrent, did he get due process on this matter.

1. Did Ray Rice get the same kind of treatment as any other man? He went before a court and accepted a punishment in lieu of jail. This program works with 1st time abusers to correct the situation. If Ray Rice was a truck driver, and this was  first time offense, would he have been allowed to go through the court ordered program and come out a better person for it? If Ray Rice wasn’t granted special consideration, why does he suddenly need the football death penalty?

2. How much was alcohol involved? There was an obvious verbal fight going on and there is word that she spit in his face. Spitting in someones face is a really bad thing too. Didn’t deserve what happened to her, but alcohol and action on her part did play a role.

3. The NFL wants big, macho, mean football players to make money. Does this play into the situation, too?

4. The NFL went too soft first, then too hard yesterday. They publicly stated that only after a second offense would someone face possible suspension. There is no evidence of a second offense.

5. There is an argument that Ray Rice should be held to a higher standard. Good argument. Where are those guys? Killers, dog abusers, thugs all present and accounted for.

6. Has the NFL looked at the culture that surrounds many of these young men, the misogyny, the music, the general degradation of women in culture today.

7. Since when is ESPN the arbiter of all things in our society.

8. Just would totally hate for anyone to be judged for a single act. To be judged at the lowest part of your life would be so sad.

If Ray Rice has a history of abusing women, then throw the book at him.

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What are Obama’s Priorities?)

Posted by madjillmom on August 28, 2014

American citizens fighting for ISIS/ISIL (which is a JV team or a cancer,depending on whatever day and time it is in the White House)?

Putin slow-walking an invasion of the Ukraine? Just pretend it isn’t happening, Barack.

Putting holding all of Europe hostage with high natural gas prices? Don’t OK the Keystone Pipeline or arrange to deliver natural gas to Europe, or something like that.

Lots of social media chatter about another Terrorist attack on our homeland? Just ignore it. It’s only talked about on Fox News anyway.

Homegrown Terrorists? Are they on the same watch list as the Boston Bombers?

Illegals crossing over our borders by the thousands? Make them all legal. No problem.

No. none of this. Obama and his administration are very busy doing a “cut and paste” job on a non-treaty to shame China, the 3rd World, and India to voluntarily doing something about their pollution. Of course, this cut and paste non-treaty will do nothing to clean up those areas, but great side benefits will be choking down our economy (by raising the price of all energy here in America) and getting Obama some of Tom Steyer’s money for the mid-term elections. Remember, if we don’t do something about Global Climate Change, the golf courses will dry up or freeze or something. This can’t be allowed to happen.

A third benefit is that he can, once again, go around Congress and our Constitution. Why be bothered by our system of government when being King is so much easier.

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Obama’s Grief

Posted by madjillmom on August 22, 2014

Today, the spokespeople for the President have told us that while he is laughing on the outside, he is, indeed, crying on the inside. Oh, yeah, he is really mad about the beheading of an American journalist. You can tell by the way he swings his golf club just how mad he is. The White House is so sorry that golfing with an NBA player buddy doesn’t convey his deep anger and grief.

My new theory is that when Obama doesn’t know what to do, he plays golf. It is so much easier to do than to run the country and protect the country.

Oh, yes, remember when Obama went back to the White House on Sunday and Monday? He wasn’t going to a party, he was conferring with Joe Biden at the open bar that just happened to be at his friends party. Always at work, he is. Optics matter.

 

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