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President Obama Utters the T-word

April 16th, 2013 - 7:45 am

That would offend their Islamic supremacist friends, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood and its soul-mate organizations in the U.S. – e.g., the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Islamic Society of North America. Those organizations posit the canard that to notice the connection between their Islamic-supremacist ideology and anti-American terrorism is to put America “at war with Islam.” The Obama administration has internalized this canard. This leads the administration to the absurd conclusions that (a) al Qaeda is not an ideological movement but, rather, a bunch of “violent extremists” who kill for no real reason, and (b) a mass-murder attack committed by Muslims, no matter how obviously it is terrorism, should not be acknowledged as terrorism unless it has been committed by either a member of al Qaeda or a group that can be portrayed as “inspired” by al Qaeda (meaning, inspired by “violent extremism,” not by Islam).

By contrast, if a mass-murder attack were to be committed by a non-Muslim group or actor, this most political of administrations would not only be quick to pronounce it as terrorism but also would use the fact that a non-Muslim committed a terrorist act as somehow exculpatory of Islam.

Perhaps sensitive to negative commentary about his reluctance to use the T-word in his initial statement about the bombing last evening, or perhaps prodded by senior White House staffers, President Obama was emphatic this morning in describing the bombing as “an act of terror.” His newly announced theory on the matter is that “any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror.” That certainly is an improvement. But if you want to prevent terrorist attacks from happening rather than dither over how they should be labeled after they happen, the use of bombs is less significant than the ideological catalyst for the use of bombs.

It is not known at the moment, at least publicly, what ideology drove yesterday’s terrorist bombings. It could have been Islamic supremacism, it could have been something else. Still, suspicion that it could have been Islamic supremacism ought to be considered a rational investigative theory, not a reason to deny reality and smear the non-deniers as racists.

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Related at PJ Tatler from Zombie: “Pressure-Cooker Bombs Used in Boston Attacks Point to Possible Islamic Connection

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The loathsome Obama said, “We will find out why they did this”. This implies there could be a legitimate reason behind it. Obama is very close to clinically insane.
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Why they were so quick and willing to use the "T" word with this attack is obvious. They are desperately hoping that this was done by some nutty white guy who they can tie to the Tea Party/anti-tax/anti-big-government movement. If facts force them to depart from their preferred script (that is, when we find out it was, in fact, the usual members of the Religion of Peace [tm] that it almost always is), then we'll go right back to having terrorist attacks that are called everything *but* "terrorism".
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Identity and therefore race is the centerpiece of the Dem Party. What that works out to in real terms is exaggerating the moral failings of the race currently in the ideological dog house, which would be white folks, and minimizing the failings of anyone else.

It's no coincidence the Southern Poverty Law Center has a different standard for hate groups and hate speech between white and non-white groups. The same is true in Holder's DOJ, where they sometimes literally won't hold whites and blacks to the same standards, because they feel the Civil Rights era never truly took hold. Both organizations still live in 1953 to a certain extent.

Comments by artists that would be relegated to white supremacism are seen completely differently if they're black. It's common to see "unapologetically black" on websites with no problem and with mainstream acceptance. If any white artist had a website that said "unapologetically white," it would be the end of their careers.

From terrorism to illegal immigration, this double standard is being used to dismantle America towards no purpose I can see. The general idea seems to be that all non-whites are unsuccessful as groups because of whites.

The odd thing is that this seems to be another weird double standard that says it's impossible for a group to fail because of a failure of its value system and then turning around and saying its because of the failure of someone else's value system.

To anyone with common sense, the tie-breaker should go to success, but liberals don't have that common sense, they have identity to tell them right from wrong.

In this sense, Obama is easily the most divisive President since the Civil Rights era. He is convinced that the entire Third World is simply unlucky and not an actual expression of failure. If that's true, he would have no problem with replacing all of America with what he sees as a more moral people, namely, non-whites. It's a goofy racist, anti-racist philosophy wherein terrorism by Muslims can never be fundamentally wrong.

Only when a bomb is stuck in his face will Obama reluctantly concede the point and even then the terrorism will be seen as an anomaly while militia groups that don't really do anything are a constant threat. You can see that in the comments of Dems. Both sides would like this bombing to confirm their views but only one side has facts like planes flying into buildings on their side.

Dems believe we deserved those planes. Probably the only thing that will wake America up is simultaneous dirty nukes going off in American cities. There is no doubt there are groups who would do such a thing if they could and so that's the mystery and question.
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"Terrorism is violence directed at political communities — usually, nations and their governments."

Yes, but hasn't the existence of the hate crimes industry throws all such definitions into doubt? Terrorism has mutated as a legal concept because we have opened our justice system to widespread politicized declarations via the application of hate crimes law.
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Obama didn't scream "terrorism" loud enough to everyone's satisfaction - that's the story? "Mulishly determined to cultivate Islamic-supremacist governments and movements"? Seriously? I've enjoyed Mr. McCarthy's writings and speaking, especially with Gaffney, but this is really sliding into the an alternate universe. Obama didn't yell "terrorism" right away isn't a story.
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We need legislation to register the purchase of and limit the size of pressure cookers! Its a known fact that these dangerous devices are commonly used as IEDs. Registration would allow the Federal Government to keep pressure cookers out of the hands of those that would do us harm and the mentally unstable. If we limit the capacity of the pressure cooker to say three liters rather than six we can limit the destruction caused by these pressure cookers when used as IEDs. Its obvious and merely common sense, if you can only fit 3 liters of explosives and shrapnel into the device you won't be able to cause as much damage as a pressure cooker twice that volume. And really, if it saves the life of just one child isn't it worth it?
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How are they going to handle the fact that a Republican Senator got some ricin in the mail today? I mean, gee, it doesn't fit the narrative. Ricin somehow seems more like an OWS tactic . . .
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CNN is already spinning this as Tea Party backlash against Wicker for going to dinner with Obama and voting for cloture on the Gun Bill.
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The loathsome Obama said, “We will find out why they did this”. This implies there could be a legitimate reason behind it. Obama is very close to clinically insane.
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Here's a blogger from the Kos, first line. "The explosion in Boston reminded me of a brilliant Peter Cook joke from 'Beyond the Fringe.'"

In 31 comments no one says a thing. One calls the post "brilliant."

This is what you're up against folks and they are mental cases.
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The reason why they don't want to admit that this is a terrorist attack is because it would reveal to the whole world that The Department Of Homeland Security is an incompetent joke under the Obama Administration. They have spent almost five years wasting money and resources on imaginary domestic terrorists like returning veterans and conservative political activists. Meanwhile, our real enemies have been plotting their strategy with almost no surveillance. That's why Saudi nationals and women in burkas are not required to submit to TSA molestation. What does that tell you?
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There should have been surveillance cameras monitoring the street during the marathon and at least 72 hours prior to its start. It could have been done so easily.
Now, they ask the population for any information that could help to find out who did that.
What kind of administration runs Boston?
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Boston, where I lived for awhile, is completely liberal Democrat and has been solidly so for over a century. It has also been one of the most corrupt cities in the country for the same amount of time. Today's press conference was a typical lib-Dem administration trying to cover their incompetence by praising themselves for how very hard they're working and then pulling on the heartstrings by getting touchy-feely about how wonderful the people of Boston are. It's obvious they don't know what they're doing.
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In a city that undertook "The Big Dig" project, their lapse in security is not really a big surprise. They didn't vet their contractors very well, did they?
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The kind that sucks up to Islamists and Jew Haters at the Islamic Society of Boston Islamic Cultural Center.
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"President Obama Utters the T-word"

Surly you must mean taxes, not terrorism. Axelrod said that Obama suspected that the Boston Bombings had to do with Tax Day and presumably someone who didn't want to have to pay his 'fair share' must have done it. And we all know how our Dear Leader got to the bottom of the Benghazi Bewilderment with his spot on detection that it was the utube video that disrespected the Prophet.
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I thought this would be classified as a sporting event accident by Homeland Security and the Obama Administration.
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