Victor Sharpe
Welcome to Obama's ever grim world
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By Victor Sharpe
February 17, 2015

"I have come to transform America!"

So said Barack Hussein Obama when he first stood for election to be President of America and thus become Commander in Chief of the U.S. military and arguably the most powerful man in the world.

He won the election and since then America and the world have gone to hell in a hand basket.

On the domestic front, the U.S. economy is not improving, though if you listen to the White House and the mainstream media you would think everything could not be more rosy.

The Obama administration has been telling us that the unemployment rate is much lower than it really is. Obama has been gloating that the unemployment rate is now around 5%, down from its 10% peak in October of 2009.

He hates the private growth in energy employment due to fracking on private lands in North Dakota and elsewhere but takes credit for it when addressing the low information voters.

But what he doesn't reveal is that his voodoo numbers ignore the almost 30 million Americans who remain out of work; are barely employed; or who have given up looking and who no longer even appear on the government's rolls as unemployed.

Thus the real rate of unemployment for those 18 or older is 7% and the under-employed is a staggering 16%. But, again, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, et al, won't reveal these facts, which gives credence to the old aphorism that there are "lies, damn lies and statistics in descending order."

And if that is not bad enough, this president has accumulated debt to a staggering degree exceeding all the accumulated debt of prior presidents going back to George Washington. And our children and grandchildren will have to endure the baleful and desolating result.

Obama's foreign policy is a catastrophe for the world's safety and especially for America and the few allies it has left.

This president has evinced a degree of narcissism that is breathtaking but equally perilous for the preservation of peace, not only in the Middle East but throughout the entire world.

Since his first international speech delivered in Cairo, Egypt, at the beginning of his first term, there has been a seismic shift in alliances in the Muslim and Arab world and a corresponding quantum leap in violence and horror.

The ridiculously touted Arab Spring was no more than the trigger that released the ethnic and tribal hatreds that are endemic to the Arab and Muslim world and had been lying mostly quiescent under the Middle Eastern sands.

Ancient blood feuds have broken out with ghastly results and with images of wholesale slaughter, genocide and inhumanity not seen since the time of Hitler's Third Reich. Who to thank? Barack Hussein Obama.

He left Iraq and allowed ISIS to fill the vacuum. He has telegraphed to the Taliban that the U.S. will vacate Afghanistan and we know what further horrors that will bring. His policies with respect to Russia and the Ukraine are lamentable. His animus to embattled Israel suggests something bordering on the irrational.

The murky origins of this president and his close affinity with the world of Islam has led him to force the many departments of the U.S. Administration and the military to enter into a dystopian world of extreme political correctness where Islam must never be linked to terror.

Thus we can no longer call a spade a spade and the concept of "Know thine Enemy," is verboten in the current White House corridors of power.

According to Roger L. Simon, when Obama uttered the preposterous claim that 99.9% of Muslims in the world eschew violence, it dwarfed in its absurdity his false claims about Obamacare.

Daniel Pipes points out that from the billion or more Muslims in the world, the "total willing to stand with the jihadists and Islamists is 200 million."

But as Muslims must accept the later violent chapters and injunctions in the Koran and Hadith, which take precedence, the reality is that the number is probably much, much higher and nowhere remotely in the vicinity of Obama's risible .01%.

As Simon points out:

"Complicating this psychological disturbance on the part of our President is his desire to make a deal with Iran, almost at all costs ... Obama's greatest lie about Islam is designed to include Iran and its leaders in the good 99.9%, and I can't imagine a scarier thought."

Meanwhile Obama spends his days golfing in Palm Springs even as 21 Egyptian Christians who were seeking work in Libya are beheaded by Islamic State (ISIS). But don't ever expect this president to ever name the Islamo-Nazi enemy for who and what it is.

Meanwhile in the Age of Obama, we have liberalism and leftism running amok and balkanization among the races deliberately raised to a level not seen since the civil rights days.

Hope and Change, where art thou?

The Constitution is systematically being unraveled and our First and Second amendments are under relentless attack.

Illegal aliens are flooding across our almost invisible southern border, making a mockery of what any sovereign and secure nation aspires to.

America is being transformed, and it is not a pretty sight.

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