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Breakfast Scramble: What Gutsy Call?

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble
Gutsy Call? United States has permission to take Usame bin Laden in Pakistan, from Declan Walsh, Guardian [1] (UK):

Osama bin Laden mission agreed in secret 10 years ago by US and PakistanUS forces were given permission to conduct unilateral raid inside Pakistan if they knew where Bin Laden was hiding, officials say

The deal was struck between Pervez Musharraf and George Bush in 2001 and renewed during the ‘transition to democracy’ – a six-month period from February 2008 when Musharraf was still president but a civilian government had been elected. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US and Pakistan struck a secret deal almost a decade ago permitting a US operation against Osama bin Laden on Pakistani soil similar to last week’s raid that killed the al-Qaida leader, the Guardian has learned

Prior permission from Pakistan explain why were willing to have the SEAL on the ground for a full forty minutes inside a virtual armed camp.

Obami all wet on KSM, Obami tries to explain why killing an unarmed Usama bin Laden is good, but getting KSH’s head wet somehow evil, from Matt Lewis, Daily Caller [2], video:

How to explain Dumbo’s tanking poll numbers, is it racism, from Leonard Pitts, Miami Herald [4]::

In assessing bigotry, then, one learns to judge actions over words. And the actions of many Americans have screamed their discomfort with the idea that a black man is now the man. A computer abstract of his birth certificate, a perfectly ordinary document that satisfies passport requirements of the U.S. State Department does not satisfy Donald Trump? Give me a break.

Some have suggested that Obama’s opponents — like George W. Bush’s — are simply out to delegitimize his presidency. Wrong. They are actually out to delegitimize him.

It is  not necessary to refute Pitts premise that we a nation of bigots.   May attitude is what it is.  If Pitts wants to endeavor to prove that this attitude is free from his particular biases,  more power to him.  I simply say that not necessary to invoke racism to disapprove of the maybe the most uneducated president in our nation’s history.     Obama is simply incompetent, not to mention arrogant and lazy, from J.R. Dunn, American Thinker: [5]

The gas crisis is something that, in its impact on the daily life of voters, should have a serious effect on Obama’s chances in 2012.  So you’d expect some effort at a solution on his part.  But look as long and hard as you like — that is something you will not find.

What you will find is an insistence from Obama and all concerned that there’s nothing to be done, that oil prices are a product of forces beyond the control of even the messiah, that “we can’t drill our way out of the problem.”  This is nonsense.  Faced with the same predicament in 2008, George W. Bush brought oil prices down simply by announcing that new drilling areas would be opened up.  Prices dropped, an outcome that Obama would have us believe is impossible.

Obama is not a man smart enough to understand the consequences of his own action.   The Obami have waged a wer against both oil companies and domestic oil production, yet profess befuddlement with the ever continuing increase in gasoline prices.