Yesterday the main stream media gave president Obama his Mrs. Lincoln moment. You know the” Other than that Mrs. Lincoln how did you like the play?” question.
Now far be it from me to dog pile on the president. After all as the smartest person in any room he’s ever been in he knows more then I do about a whole host of issues. He knows how to play golf 100+ times, he knows how to skip intelligence briefings, he knows how to spin his responsibilities onto someone else (who doesn’t even have access to the situation), he knows how to smooze with the Hollywood elite and how to use a digital pen to sign condolence letters to families of military members who’ve died in action. He also knows how to take credit for other peoples work, how to frame the debate to demonize his opponent and how to bow and scrape to sociopaths and religious bigots.
Apparently what he doesn’t know how to do is supervise his own people. It seem that surprise, surprise, surprise the Marines in Egypt didn’t have bullets for their guns. How could this happen? How do you have people guarding an embassy in a country that is only nominally neutral in their support of democracy (actually it has become a theocracy) and you don’t issue them bullets for their guns? Why are they even issued guns at all? We all know the presidents feelings about the right to bear arms and his desire to take guns out of the hands of the general public but I don’t think anyone believed he and his administration would consider not authorizing bullets for the guns of Marines at the consulate in Egypt.
Now before you start with the “It’s not the presidents fault. It’s the fault of the ambassador in charge over there”. The woman in charge one Anne Patterson ambassador to Egypt “did not permit Marine guards to carry live ammunition. She neutralized any US military capability that was dedicated to preserve her life and protect the US embassy”, according to a report in the Washington Free Beacon . US officials will not confirm or deny the report, which of course means it’s most probably true.
The report sited in this article goes on to maintain that Obama relied on the Muslim Brotherhood-backed government to keep our embassy and officials safe. One wonders who he was counting on to keep the ambassador to Lybia safe and how the protestors knew exactly where and when to find him? More of Obama’s “friends” in high places? The salient point is that Obama assigned this woman her post, if he didn’t vet her, if he didn’t know what she was doing, if he wasn’t aware she refused to issue Marines the equipment necessary to the protect and defend the sovereign land on which the embassy sits in Cairo than he shouldn’t be in charge of hiring the guy who pooper-scoops after Buddy.
In an ironic turn of events we segue to this story that broke several months ago but did not get much play in the “lame stream media”. Back in April a report surface that the Department of Agriculture had placed a $100,000 order for ammunition with a munitions manufacturer. Even before that, in February the Department of Homeland Security also purchased 65o, 000,000 rounds of ammunition, 15,000 gun cleaning kits and a request for a shooting gallery for .40 caliber handguns. Then of course there is the FBI but that seems to be the most common sense request. After all they do shoot bad guys, at least I think they still do, unless of course the president’s going to castrate them as well. In the article the author quotes the great fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, “When you have omitted the impossible , whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth” and opines that we are “running out of impossibles and improbables.
So now it’s time to ask, who is really in charge at Defense? Have the joint chiefs been effectively neutered? Have we entered the Looking Glass only to find the Jabberwocky is actually in charge and bent on destroying all we love and hold dear. Who will come to our aid and pick up the “worple” sword? The cast of characters is stark:
Mad Hatter – Joe Biden
White Rabbit-Harry Reid
Red Queen-Michele Obama(and from the Disney version her small,insignificant husband),
Cheshire Cat- Bill Clinton
Walrus and the Carpenter-Barney Frank and Chis Dodds
Caterpillar- little Georgie Soros
and the star of our show the Jabberwocky- the bloated leviathan of the federal government
( you might cast them differently than I, but my blog, my cast) We have entered some king of different dimension where up is down, black is white and right is never right and wrong is never wrong. It’s time to climb out of the rabbit hole and get back to being grown ups
Isaiah 5: 20
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!