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Obama Vacation Unaffected by Violence in Egypt

UPDATE: Soon after this article was published, the White House announced that Obama would make a statement on the situation in Egypt.

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The massive bloodshed in Egypt caused barely a ripple in President Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacation Wednesday, as the president took to the fairways, attended a private cocktail party at the home of a major Democratic donor, and went out for an expensive dinner at an upscale restaurant.

The death toll in the latest crackdown by the Egyptian military now stands at more than 500.

As Secretary of State John Kerry was burning up phone lines to his counterparts in Europe and the Middle East and calling the situation in Egypt “a pivotal moment,” Obama was in the midst of more than five hours of golf at the lovely Vineyard Golf Club.

After cocktails at the estate of Brian Roberts, the chairman and CEO of Comcast – which owns the pro-Obama MSNBC – Obama got down to the business of dinner at the State Road Restaurant, where main courses are priced at around $40.

Instead of personally calling for calm, Obama dispatched Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest to decree that the United States “strongly condemns the use of violence against protestors in Egypt” and extends its “condolences to the families of those who have been killed and to the injured.”

Obama, Earnest said, was “briefed” on the violence and “has asked to be regularly updated as events warrant.”

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27 Responses to Obama Vacation Unaffected by Violence in Egypt

  1. “Obama Vacation Unaffected by Violence in Egypt”

    Well, since he wouldn’t interrupt his napping and fundraising during Benghazi, when American sovereign territory was invaded and its soldiers and Ambassador slain, I don’t see why we’d be surprised…

  2. Isn’t this why he brought Susan Rice on vacation with him ? Always working you know. I’ve heard more “statements” about the rodeo clown this week than any other parts of the world.

  3. I wonder if his fans in the MB in Egypt know that he’s on vacation right now, that he “has asked to be regularly updated as events warrant.”

  4. What difference does it make whether Obama knows what the heck is going on in Egypt? During the bin Laden raid, Reggie (the body man) Love is now saying he, Obama and others were playing cards because the President and CIC could not watch as he sent men into harms way. (http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/14/former-aide-obama-played-cards-during-bin-laden-raid/).

    The true character of the leader is never asking your subordinates to do something that, if you are able, you wouldn’t do yourself. Obama shows time and again that he is a coward, hiding behind the skirts of the surrogate mothers with whom he has surrounded himself. He has NO legitimacy in any quarter, having never served his country or community, having never run a business, having never been free of the need to suckle at the breast of some strong female role model. His is Tutankhamun, a boy king trying to maintain power though he knows not what that power or responsibility truly is.

    If this Congress won’t do something about this imperial presidency, and We the People fail to force him from office, then history will remember him as the worst president of the United States, and the one that guided this country into the dust bin of history. All great societies rise and fall by virtue of their leadership. We are a nation now adrift with none. Given the state of affairs here and abroad, I can not see any hope for change.

    But, at this point, “What does it matter?”

    • “His is Tutankhamun”

      Have you seen the photoshops of FCMABBHO superimposed on a likeness of King Tut, with the title of “King Putt”? I’d love to have the talent to satirize Steve Martin’s song “King Tut”.

  5. Obama is nothing more than a flea on an elephant’s back at this point. Nobody cares what he has to say – he’s irrelevant after years of being AWOL. His cowardice, indifference and lack of leadership has put Americans and US interests in the ME in grave danger.

    I’m not as concered with happenings in the ME as what is happening here on our own soil. It’s all bad.

  6. Obama, Earnest said, was “briefed” on the violence and “has asked to be regularly updated as events warrant.”

    Borrowed from The Benghazi Press Handbook.

  7. Obama is a disgrace. I would like to know who is behind him and put him in Office. Someone has beeb and is pulling the strings of this puppet for years, grooming him for moment like this. America has turned it’s back on Almighty God and we are in the process of reaping what we have sown, just like the Chosen People who were over run by their enemies and carried away into slavery for four hundred years. Without judging all Muslims, people had better realize the world has been battling them for centuries and their goals have not changed since the Crusades. I believe that is why Obama, as one of his first actions in office was to return the Bust of Churchill, as Churchill was very outspoken on Islam and its goals. We are committing Suicide by Political Correctness under guidance of Barack Hussein Obama, aka Barry Sotoro, aka Harrison J Bounel.

    • How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live.

      “A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property, either as a child, a wife, or a concubine, must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.

      “Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities, but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilization of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome.”

    • “In the seventh century of the Christian era, a wandering Arab of the lineage of Hagar [i.e., Muhammad], the Egyptian, combining the powers of transcendent genius with the preternatural energy of a fanatic, and the fraudulent spirit of an imposter, proclaimed himself a messenger from Heaven, and spread desolation and delusion over an extensive portion of the earth. Adopting from the sublime conception of the Mosaic law, the doctrine of one omnipotent God; he connected indissolubly with it, the audacious falsehood, that he was himself His prophet and apostle. Adopting from the new Revelation of Jesus, the faith and hope of immortal life, and of future retribution, he humbled it to the dust by adapting all the rewards and sanctions of his religion to the gratification of the sexual passion. He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind. THE ESSENCE OF HIS DOCTRINE WAS VIOLENCE AND LUST: TO EXALT THE BRUTAL OVER THE SPIRITUAL PART OF HUMAN NATURE… Between these two religions, thus contrasted in their characters, a war of twelve hundred years has already raged. The war is yet flagrant… While the merciless and dissolute dogmas of the false prophet shall furnish motives to human action, there can never be peace upon earth, and good will towards men.” (Emphasis in the original)

      -John Quincy Adams

      • I guess these two peerless sources of quotes are supposed to show that these exaggerated descriptions of one of the world’s largest religions are completely valid. I have friends who are Muslims–gosh, they don’t feel this way. I agree that the conflict that does exist is long-standing–millennia even. It ebbs and wanes–it is now active. Eqypt is Muslim against Muslim–to me, this is up to them to settle.

    • My best guess is the Vatican and underground Jesuits, the creators of black liberation theology, headquartered in Chicago. The goal of the Vatican is one world authority. Catholic hierarchy claims all humans subordinate to the pope. Objective is to weaken USA, the last standing superpower. Nuns pushed Obamacare over the top. Now bishops lobbying for open borders. Barack is playing right into the long bloody hands of the Church of Rome.

  8. Yeah, he 6 minute statement, then back to the beer and golf. I believe he’s missing a gene in his body that makes you feel compassion and empathy!