“There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.”

― Frank Herbert

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Peace in Our Time: How's that working out for you?


I watched the Israeli Prime Minister's speech to congress yesterday.  It was hard not to contrast him with our President.   Benjamin Netanyahu is a former special forces officer, decorated not with "I been there" awards but medals won in combat.  Barrack Hussein Obama is a Chicago "Machine" politician who owes his presidency to nothing more than being black and the Democratic lock on minority votes.

Netanyahu is brusque and sometimes offends people by straight speaking. Obama is oily, pompous, self centered, and only vaguely aware of anything going on outside Washington or the golf course.

The Israeli cares about preserving his country and his people. Obama cares about preserving his power and his party. That's it.

While the Israelis have been fighting Islamic Terrorism since the birth of their state in 1947, the Democratic party of the United States has been doing everything it can to pretend that Islamic Terrorism doesn't exist.  Hezbollah bombed the U.S. Marine Barracks in Beirut, and the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, on the explicit orders of Teheran. The CIA knew it, but no administration since the event has admitted that, and we have never done anything about it. The Iranians are still going full bore and now have footholds in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.  Ignoring Militant Islam and their expansionist policies hasn't worked out too well.



There's the world as it is, and the world as it should be. Unfortunately, Obama and his coterie of lackeys in D.C. don't know the difference.  The fact that the Israeli Prime Minister pointed out the discrepancies between what Obama is doing and what he should be doing has unleashed a barrage of vitriol from the Democrats.  Obama, sulking in the oval office, avows that he didn't even watch the speech. Hail Nero!









We have a good, strong military.  The core of the country is still relatively strong.  If only we had leadership, any leadership, at the top.  We "negotiated" with North Korea until they'd built the bomb and then we started trying to buy them off with food and oil, just like the Byzantines tried to buy off the Islamists. It didn't work for them, and it hasn't worked for us. But what happens when you can't buy off the people with the bomb?



I realize the Democrats thrive on "negotiated solutions" in which they give up whatever they have to in order to obtain a temporary and illusionary "peace" which they can then plaster all over the news in sound bites. But each time they do that, they start the "negotiation" cycle over from a weakened position. The theory seems to be that as long as the crisis doesn't blow up while Obama is in the White House, it doesn't matter.  Alice in Wonderland logic carried to it's ultimate expression of lunacy.



Anyone who thinks for a minute that the Iranians won't use nuclear weapons if they get them is sadly mistaken. Iran is a theocracy, where decision making is based on religion and mysticism.  Common, everyday logic does not apply.


Talking with the Iranians won't stop their work on nuclear weapons and delivery systems because they lie. Deceit is an admirable skill in their world view, a tool in the great work of implementing the World Wide Caliphate.  They know telling the West what it wants to hear makes it easier for Western leaders to hide their heads in the sand and do nothing.

I hope everybody got a chance to hear Netanyahu's speech, and that people have seen the furious reaction of the White House and the Democrats as the reaction of liars being unmasked that it is. If nothing changes, then we'll all get to see who was right about the Iranians within the next ten years.




"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
George Santayana 1863 -1952.  Vol. 1  "Reason in Common Sense, the Life of Reason."






When Israel took out the Osirak Reactor Saddam Hussein was building in Iraq, that solved the problem.  Does anyone believe "negotiating" with Saddam would have done the same?


30 comments:

  1. It was shameful how Pelosi and her band of cowards left Congress. I enjoyed this post so much. Appeasement has never worked!

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    1. Fiona, their little political theater will bite them in the behind. Even people who lean their way have to realize now that politics and political advantage are more important to Pelosi and her ilk than a crisis that could literally destroy the world as it exists today.

      I feel badly because neither party offers any potential strong leaders with moral courage. I can't think of any likely candidate who is really qualified to handle events today. We need a Domitian or a Vespasian and we get Caligula instead.

      You can't buy off bullies on a school ground and you can't buy off aggressors on the world scene. I would think anyone who got through the public school system with even a rudimentary knowledge of history would know that. But apparently it hasn't percolated down to the level of the leadership of the Democratic Party yet.

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  2. Excellent Post. I am printing it out to give to the libs that I know. (Of course they won't understand it)

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    1. Tewshooz, I am surprised there are any liberals out where you live. People in that part of the country tend to be realists. It's the great land of Oz on the Left Coast and the Alice in Wonderland vistas of New York and parts of New England that really harbor those imbeciles.

      It's frightening that we aren't controlling events, they are controlling us. If the West doesn't get with the program soon, it will be too late.

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    2. There are five of them here.
      I am happy to say that our county passed a resolution to uphold our 2nd amendment rights no matter what state or fed law says.

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    3. harry,
      remember when that idiot wrote a book called 'what's wrong with kansas'?
      the map of the usa showed a thin blue line on each coast and the rest of the country showed red.
      only a liberal could take away from that the idea that 90% of the country is wrong and his thin blue line is right.
      it never occurs to them to think that maybe they could need to rethink their positions.

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  3. Harry, your post is absolutely spot on. If we can't come up with a leader who cares about our country and its people more than he cares about power, I shudder to think of what the next few years will bring. Keep on prepping. We will need it.

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    1. The next ten years will be very interesting ones to live through (if we make it through them) unless something unforeseen occurs to stiffen some backbones in the West. With Obama and his ilk in control, there's no hope of that. But what really worries me is there is no one from the Republican Party that impresses me as being much better waiting in the wings.

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  4. Not to split hairs, but I believe its "Peace for our time".

    I watched the speech and was mightily impressed at it. Excellent delivery, excellent writing.

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    1. I hope most people did see it, but I doubt it. If they just watch the 3 or 5 second sound bites on the news, they won't get the message. It really needs to be seen completely. The Israeli Prime Minister is a good speaker, and moreover has credibility through his life experiences that Obama completely lacks. Unless being a rich politician elected by the Democratic strangle hold on minorities is a positive life experience.

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  5. "Obama is oily, pompous, self centered, and only vaguely aware of anything"
    Truer words have never been spoken. Excellent piece Harry. I will share with friends.
    Thanks, Michael

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    1. Michael, I wish I could do something more than just write about it. We all seem to be stuck in quicksand, we can see we're sinking but there is nothing to grab on to in order to save ourselves. I take refuge in the possibly spurious belief that the younger generation, seeing how things are going, will somehow fix it. Maybe some of the younger veterans will get into the system, remain uncorrupted, and do something.

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    2. I wish we could have a boat load of Allan Wests unfortunately our society has become a herd of lemmings. I know some will blame me of being the tinfoil and black helicopter conspiracy type, but the more I learn about it all, the more I am convinced Barry is THE Manchurian candidate. I mean what would you differently if you actually tired to hurt the USA? Bill Ayers and his wife promoted him and got him elected were The Weather Underground, the murdering terrorist group that in the 70s openly visited and conspired with Iran, Cuba and a few others to undermine the US. Just look at who Narcissus' chief adviser is. None other than Valerie Jarrett, an Iranian native with strong family ties to the nomenklatura in Iran. And he has a dozen or more CAIR and Muslim Brotherhood types working for him. I also remember shortly after 9/11 Binladen promised something much bigger and he said we would never know it hit us. None of this is happening by accident.

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    3. As good and honorable a man as Allan West is, he voted several times to extend the act ( can't remember the exact name ) that lets the federal fuzz eavesdrop on your phone calls and all that all in the name of national security. That's right.... he voted to violate your constitutional rights. I won't disparage him any further, but the record is there.

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    4. I'll still take a legislature full of his clones over the Pelosi ass kissing bunch we have now.

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  6. Well, the boot licking lackeys on ABC NBC CBS didn't air the speech so the American Eloi remain as stupid as ever.

    I believe this stupid horrible deal with Iran will go through. I then believe that Israel will have no choice but to nuke Iran in order to get at those buried facilities.

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  7. When the Israelis took out the Osirak reactor Iraq was building, the world heaved a huge sigh of relief and then turned on Israel and berated them for their actions.

    I think, facing a mad dog regime in Iran, the Israelis will show the same moral courage and fortitude they did in Iraq. And I believe that Europe and possibly the U.S. will turn and rend them for it, while at the same time thanking God for Israel.

    If we had a Ronald Reagan (and God knows I am no fan of his, but I give the Devil his due) we wouldn't even be considering getting into the quagmire of "negotiating" with the Mullahs.

    I think your analysis is exactly, precisely correct. Too bad that people with the common sense to see this are not running the country.

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  8. Harry, everything you said is absolute truth. The Iranians actually want to start lobbing nukes around, because as they have said, this will pave the way for the 9th Imam to return...a necessary precursor to the end of the world and the reign of Allah. the Israelis know this better than anyone. Too bad my government wants to stick its head in the sand.. --Troy

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    1. Correction: The twelfth imam...

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    2. Troy, that's one of the most frightening things about radical Islam. They take the apocalyptic interpretation of the Koran and that justifies any and all lunatic acts because it's part of Allah's plan and everyone knows men can't comprehend the plans of God.

      So when people say"but why would any sane person do that" it's clear they don't comprehend the nature of religious fanaticism.

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  9. Excellent article. I listened to Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech. He is such a brave and courageous man, and a strong defender of his country, unlike the narcissist in the oval office. I am so ashamed of our president and the democrats in Congress. They are scum. I am afraid that this country will not be able to survive two more years of the regime.-Jana

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    1. Jana, there are times when a"Seven Days in May" scenario sounds pretty good, given our current situation.

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  10. Hey Harry,

    (captaincrunch)

    I agree with you Harry and I also keep abreast of what is going on and I also realize that there ain't a damn thing I can do about it so I will just continue and watch 'Looney Tunes' in D.C. repeat the same mistakes.

    Its like we have the 'Abomidabal Snowman' in charge from the one cartoon where 'Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck' took the wrong turn in Albuquerque and found themselves in Tibet.

    I picked up bolt action, five shot CZ 452 yesterday. The rifle has a walnut stock, crome lined parkerized heavy barrel with some really good scope rings and a mid-grade 3 by 9, by 40 scope.
    I can shoot this .22 all day long and draw 'happy faces' on the paper targets with bullet holes its so accurate.
    I can also run subsonic .22 LR and shoot possums and not scare off any other potential meat snacks.

    As soon as it warms up a bit I will take it to the range 'Harry.

    If you get bored check out the spec's on the CZ 452. Its a real, real nice package.

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    1. Captaincrunch - a big "+1" on CZ (and their parent Brno) firearms, they are awesome guns. A rim fire forum named RIMFIRECENTRAL has an excellent CZ forum if you like discussion and knowledge of these, as well as many others as well.

      If Muslims demand respect for their laws HERE, then I demand respect for Christians THERE. Respect is a two way road, and the appeasement / apologists have received little to no results. Muslim extremists will NEVER like us - so why pretend things will change ?

      Infidel by choice - yeah, that description fits me and I'm comfortable with it.

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    2. CC, I have a CZ 75 pistol, and a Brno Model 24 as well as a Persian Mauser Brno produced in the 1930's, and a couple of Brno Model 1898/24 rifles. All are excellent firearms, so your new acquisition has a fine pedigree.

      Like you, I see the problems but feel like there is nothing normal citizen's can do to change things. We need a good leader but neither party offers one and no one outside the two party system can compete.

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    3. Anon, that's well and succinctly said. I agee wholeheartedly.

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  11. We sure live in a scary world today. Sadly at election time I don't think "the other guy" would have done much better. The US keeps getting in more debt, we have no social security even though they take it out of our paychecks, and our health insurance sucks. So much for living the American Dream. It's more like the American Nightmare.

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    1. Alissa, it does feel like we are living in a nightmare sometimes. One of those where you try to move but you can't. I don't have an answer for it.

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  12. I am so glad I found this blog. That was what I was missing 6 months ago when I had the feeling that the whole world is against us.

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  13. Don't feel like you're the only one attracting intellectually challenged individuals. You should see some of the stuff I get zapped with here. But it's water off a ducks back, doesn't bother me.

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