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Mass-Murderer Urges for GUN BAN in his Manifesto

Posted by FactReal on February 8, 2013

MASS-MURDERER CHRIS DORNER WANTS GUN CONTROL
In his manifesto alleged cop-killer Chris Dorner urges Democrats to pass gun control laws to limit Americans’ right to keep and bear arms. Dorner also regurgitates the talking points from the liberal media (who he admires to no end) to vilify the National Rifle Association (NRA) and blame its vice-president for the gun crimes perpetrated by criminals and crazy people.

Dorner obviously ignores the fact that even though the U.S. is #1 in gun ownership in the world, it is #28 in gun murder rate. Evidence from 59 countries show that countries with significantly higher gun ownership have greater political and civil liberties.

How absurd: A mass-murderer, who is currently on a vengeful murder spree against police officers in Los Angeles, wants law-abiding Americans not to be able to obtain guns to protect themselves from people like him!!

Americans are saying, ‘With Dorner on the run, I wish I had a gun to protect myself.’

Mass-murderer Chris Dorner's Facebook Manifesto wants Assault Weapon ban and gun control laws
(Highlights added)

If you had a well regulated AWB, this would not happen. The time is now to reinstitute a ban that will save lives. Why does any sportsman need a 30 round magazine for hunting? Why does anyone need a suppressor? Why does anyone need a AR15 rifle? … Who in there right mind needs a fucking silencer!!! who needs a freaking SBR AR15? No one. No more Virginia Tech, Columbine HS, Wisconsin temple, Aurora theatre, Portland malls, Tucson rally, Newtown Sandy Hook. Whether by executive order or thru a bi-partisan congress an assault weapons ban needs to be re-instituted. Period!!!

Mia Farrow said it best. “Gun control is no longer debatable, it’s not a conversation, its a moral mandate.”

Sen. Feinstein, you are doing the right thing in leading the re-institution of a national AWB. Never again should any public official state that their prayers and thoughts are with the family. That has become cliche’ and meaningless. Its time for action. Let this be your legacy that you bestow to America. Do not be swayed by obstacles, antagaonist, and naysayers. Remember the innocent children at Austin, Kent, Stockton, Fullerton, San Diego, Iowa City, Jonesboro, Columbine, Nickel Mines, Blacksburg, Springfield, Red Lake, Chardon, Aurora, and Newtown. Make sure this never happens again!!!

[…]

Mr. Vice President, do your due diligence when formulating a concise and permanent national AWB plan. Future generations of Americans depend on your plan and advisement to the president. I’ve always been a fan of yours and consider you one of the few genuine and charismatic politicians. Damn, sounds like an oxymoron calling you an honest politician. It’s the truth.

[…]

Wayne LaPierre, President of the NRA, you’re a vile and inhumane piece of shit. You never even showed 30 seconds of empathy for the children, teachers, and families of Sandy Hook. You deflected any type of blame/responsibility and directed it toward the influence of movies and the media. You are a failure of a human being. May all of your immediate and distant family die horrific deaths in front of you.

RELATED
DORNER’S FULL UNCENSORED MANIFESTO HERE
Mass-Murderer Praises the Obamas in his Manifesto
The “Assault Weapon” Myth

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Mass-Murderer Praises the LIBERAL MEDIA in his Manifesto

Posted by FactReal on February 8, 2013

CHRIS DORNER HEARTS LEFTIST REPORTERS
Suspected cop-killer Christopher Dorner left a manifesto addressed to ‘America’ where he praised liberal media personalities from lefty media outlets: CNN, MSNBC, etc.

[Yes, that includes Scarborough. He is a Republican-In-Name-Only (RINO), a liberal. Unfortunately, the Republican Party allows liberals to join their Party — that has weakened the GOP from within. Democrats are less tolerant and have kicked non-liberals from their Party.]

Mass-murderer Chris Dorner's Facebook Manifesto praises liberal media CNN, MSNBC, NBC,
(Highlights added)

Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Pat Harvey, Brian Williams, Soledad Obrien, Wolf Blitzer, Meredith Viera, Tavis Smiley, and Anderson Cooper, keep up the great work and follow Cronkite’s lead. I hold many of you in the same regard as Tom Brokaw and the late Peter Jennings. Cooper, stop nagging and berating your guest, they’re your (guest). Mr. Scarborough, we met at McGuire’s pub in P-cola in 2002 when I was stationed there. It was an honor conversing with you about politics, family, and life.

Willie Geist, you’re a talented and charismatic journalist. Stop with all the talk show shenanigans and get back to your core of reporting. Your future is brighter than most.

Revoke the citizenship of Fareed Zakaria and deport him. I’ve never heard a positive word about America or its interest from his mouth, ever.

On the same day, give Piers Morgan an indefinite resident alien and Visa card. Mr. Morgan, the problem that many American gun owners have with you and your continuous discussion of gun control is that you are not an American citizen and have an accent that is distinct and clarifies that you are a foreigner. I want you to know that I agree with you 100% on enacting stricter firearm laws but you must understand that your critics will always have in the back of their mind that you are native to a country that we won our sovereignty from while using firearms as a last resort in defense and you come from a country that has no legal private ownership of firearms. That is disheartening to American gun owners and rightfully so.

[…]

Pat Harvey, I’ve always thought you carried yourself professionally and personally the way a strong black woman should. Your articulation and speech is second to none. You are the epitome of a journalist/anchor. You are America.

Jeffrey Toobin and David Gergen, you are political geniuses and modern scholars. Hopefully Toobin is nominated for the Supreme Court and implements some damn common sense and reasoning instead of partisan bickering. But in true Toobin fashion, we all know he would not accept the nomination. , John and Ken from KFI, never mute your facts and personal opinions. You are one of the few media personalities who speak the truth, even when the truth is not popular. I will miss listening to your discussions.

Bill Handel, your effin awesome. For years I enjoyed your show.

NewsBusters.org keeps track of the liberal bias in the mainstream media.

RELATED
DORNER’S FULL UNCENSORED MANIFESTO HERE
New York Times fails to report Liberal Links to Killers

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Mass-Murderer Endorses HILLARY CLINTON in his Manifesto

Posted by FactReal on February 8, 2013

CHRIS DORNER HEARTS THE CLINTONS
Suspected cop-killer Christopher Dorner left a manifesto addressed to ‘America’ where he not only praises the Clintons but endorses Democrat Hillary Clinton for 2016.

Mass-murderer Chris Dorner's Facebook Manifesto praises Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton
(Highlights added)

Hillary Clinton. You’ll make one hell of a president in 2016. Much like your husband, Bill, you will be one of the greatest. Look at Castro in San Antonio as a running mate or possible secretary of state. He’s (good people) and I have faith and confidence in him. Look after Bill. He was always my favorite President. Chelsea grew up to be one hell of an attractive woman. No disrespect to her husband.

What is it that Dorner likes the most about the Clintons?
Hillary on Benghazi Attack: ‘What difference does it make’ why 4 Americans are dead?
Hillary Clinton No $$$ for Benghazi Security, but Spent Millions for Art, Obama Books, Mosques
Hillary Clinton Lies at Libya Hearing about not Blaming the Mohammed Video
Clinton and Obama Apologize in Pakistan for our Free Speech
Hillary Ignored Requests for More Security in Libya despite the 13 Attacks Prior
Hillary Clinton 101

Bill Clinton’s Inactions Led to 9/11 Attacks
Bill Clinton’s War on Women: Rape, Sexual Harassment…(Videos)
Bill Clinton and Democrats Created the Economic Crisis
Bill Clinton Helped to Create the 2008 Financial Crisis (Video)
Bill Clinton’s Tax Increases Slowed Growth
The Clintons and Al Gore linked to the convicted drug smuggler
Bill Clinton 101

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DORNER’S FULL UNCENSORED MANIFESTO HERE

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Hillary Clinton No $$$ for Benghazi Security, but Spent Millions for Art, Kindles, Obama Books, Mosques Restorations, …

Posted by FactReal on January 24, 2013

Hillary Clinton 'Benghazi Bob'
(Image by Looking Spoon via Weasel Zippers)
During yesterday’s Benghazi testimony, Hillary Clinton lied about the State Department not having enough funding to provide proper security for the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

But in fact the State Department ($50+ billion dollar annual budget) had enough money for these items:
● $4.5 million for Art in Embassies
● $16 million dollars on 2,500 kindle book readers at the drastically inflated price of $6,600 per device (that retails for $189)
● $$ Millions to preserve mosques and minarets in 27 different Islamic countries
● $150,000+ for a Chevy Volt and its charging station for the US Embassy in Austria
● $150,000 to spend on a book about the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Italy
● $79,000 to spend on Obama’s books
● $20,000 on a portrait of Obama

And also:
● $7.9 billion dollars for Obama’s Global Health Initiative
● $2.9 billion for international debt relief
● $2.2 billion to strengthen democratic institutions in Pakistan
● $770 million dollar Middle East and North Africa Incentive Fund for the failed Arab Spring which has put extremist Islamists in power
● $587 million for student exchange programs
● $469 million for global climate change
● $200 million dollars were wasted on Iraqi police training that never went anywhere

The Obama administration repeatedly rejected requests for more security in Benghazi, even though Islamist militias attacked the consulate multiple times prior to the 9/11/2012 attack and Ambassador Stevens repeatedly notified the administration about increasing security threats in Libya.

MORE
Details and sources via FrontPageMag.com here and here.

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Hillary Clinton Lies at Libya Hearing about not Blaming the Mohammed Video

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HILLARY CLINTON 2007: The President Must Ask Congress for War Authority (Video, Full Transcript)

Posted by FactReal on March 24, 2011

HILLARY CLINTON IN 2007: (Video mark 3:50)
“In dealing with the threats posed by the Iranian regime, which has gained its expanding influence in Iraq and the region as a result of the administration’s policies, President Bush must not be allowed to act without the authority and oversight of Congress. It would be a mistake of historical proportion if the administration thought that the 2002 resolution authorizing force against Iraq was a blank check for the use of force against Iran without further congressional authorization. Nor should the President think that the 2001 resolution authorizing force after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in any way authorizes force against Iran .

If the administration believes that any — any — use of force against Iran is necessary, the President must come to Congress to seek that authority.

(Hat tip: Hapblog, WeaselZippers)

FULL TRANSCRIPT OF HILLARY CLINTON’S SPEECH
Via Congressional Record – Senate, February 14, 2007, Page S1935 (PDF 1 or PDF 2):

The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Senator from New York.

Mrs. CLINTON. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that following my remarks, Senator Brown of Ohio and Senator Chambliss of Georgia be recognized.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

IRANIAN THREAT

Mrs. CLINTON. Mr. President, at this moment of challenge for our Nation, the vantage point of this august Chamber, we look onto a world filled with danger, deeply complex threats against our troops and our national interests abroad, and genuine risks to our security at home. Keeping our Nation strong and our people safe requires that we employ the best and smartest strategies available.

In confronting enemies and threats we are fortunate to possess a great many assets, all of which we must wisely deploy, including our military, diplomatic, economic, and cultural assets. Our strongest asset remains the democracy that we are privileged to take part in as Members of the Senate and as representatives of our constituents. Our democratic institutions, under our Constitution, balance one another and check against excesses and concentrations of power that help us wrestle with difficult challenges in an open and forthright way. This constitutional framework is not an obstacle to pursuing our national security but the example that we should project to the world. Our democracy, with its tradition of accountable power and open debate, is America at its best. That is what we need, America at our best, as we deliberately and resolutely confront the threat posed by the Iranian regime.

Make no mistake, Iran poses a threat to our allies and our interests in the region and beyond, including the United States. The Iranian President has held a conference denying the Holocaust and has issued bellicose statement after bellicose statement calling for Israel and the United States to be wiped off the map. His statements are even more disturbing and urgent when viewed in the context of the regime’s quest to acquire nuclear weapons. The regime also uses its influence and resources in the region to support terrorist elements that attack Israel. Hezbollah’s attack on Israel this summer, using Iranian weapons, clearly demonstrates Iran’s malevolent influence, even beyond its borders.

We also have evidence, although it is by no means conclusive, of attacks using Iranian-supplied or manufactured weaponry against our own American soldiers. As I have long said, and will continue to say, U.S. policy must be clear and unequivocal. We cannot, we should not, we must not permit Iran to build or acquire nuclear weapons. In dealing with this threat, as I have also said for a long time, no option can be taken off the table. But America must proceed deliberately and wisely, and we must proceed as a unified nation. The smartest and strongest policy will be one forged through the institutions of our democracy. That is the genius of our American system and our constitutional duty.

We have witnessed these past 6 years, until the most recent election of a new Congress by the American people, the cost of congressional dereliction of its oversight duty–a vital role entrusted to Congress by our constituents and enshrined in and even required by our Constitution. So we are here today because the price that has been paid in blood and treasure through the rush to war in Iraq and the incompetence of its execution and managing the aftermath, in the excesses of military contracting abuses and the inadequate supply of body armor and armored vehicles on the ground, have led to a loss of confidence in this administration among our allies and the American people.

Therefore, we cannot and we must not allow recent history to repeat itself. We continue to experience the consequences of unchecked Presidential action. Sunlight is the best disinfectant but this President was allowed, for too long, to commit blunder after blunder under cover of darkness provided by an allied Republican Congress.

In dealing with the threats posed by the Iranian regime, which has gained its expanding influence in Iraq and the region as a result of the administration’s policies, President Bush must not be allowed to act without the authority and oversight of Congress. It would be a mistake of historical proportion if the administration thought that the 2002 resolution authorizing force against Iraq was a blank check for the use of force against Iran without further congressional authorization. Nor should the President think that the 2001 resolution authorizing force after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in any way authorizes force against Iran .

If the administration believes that any–any–use of force against Iran is necessary, the President must come to Congress to seek that authority.

I am deeply concerned by the recent statements coming out of the Bush administration. The administration has asserted evidence of the Iranian regime’s complicity at the highest levels for attacks within Iraq. Yet, at the same time, GEN Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, questions these assertions–in particular, the culpability and intentions of the Irani Government. In this delicate situation, while making disturbing comments, the administration has also announced it is sending a third aircraft carrier to the gulf. The President owes an ongoing consultation to this Congress and owes straight talk to the country. We have to get this right. The Congress should debate our current course, including the current silent-treatment policy toward our adversaries.

I believe we can better understand how to deal with an adversary such as Iran if we have some direct contact with them. I think that can give us valuable information and better leverage to hold over the Iranian regime. And if we ever must, with congressional agreement, take drastic action, we should make clear to the world that we have exhausted every other possibility.

I welcome the agreement announced yesterday between the United States and North Korea. It demonstrates the central value of using every tool in our arsenal to achieve our objectives. I only wish the administration had pursued this course 6 years ago when an agreement with North Korea was within reach. The wasted time has allowed North Korea to develop nuclear weapons in the interim.

Failure to use diplomacy has damaged our national security interests. The important step forward our country has made with North Korea raises the obvious question: Why will the President refuse to have any kind of process involving Iran , as I and others have urged? The United States engaged in talks with North Korea within a multilateral process but also had ongoing bilateral discussions. We should have such a process of direct engagement with Iran as recommended by many, including the Iraq Study Group. We need friends and allies to stand with us in this long war against terrorism and extremism and to contain and alter the regimes that harbor and support those who would harm us. During the Cold War, we spoke to the Soviet Union while thousands of missiles were pointed at our cities, while its leaders threatened to bury us, while the regime sowed discord and military uprisings and actions against us and our allies. That was a smart strategy used by Republican and Democratic Presidents alike, even though it was often a difficult one.

As we discuss potential evidence of Iranian complicity in supplying arms to insurgents along with the refusal to suspend their nuclear ambitions, we need to deliver a strong message to Iran that we will not stand by and tolerate this behavior. However, we need to deliver that message forcefully through direct talks. The lives of American soldiers are at risk, and we should not outsource our discussions with the Iranians on this and other issues. When I say no option should be taken off the table, I include diplomacy.
Currently, our intelligence on Iran is of uncertain quality. We need to examine the facts closely and carefully. No action can or should be taken without explicit congressional authorization. And knowing what we know now, this body needs a steady stream of real, verifiable intelligence. We in the Congress cannot do our part in deciding what needs to be done if we do not know what is happening, and it does not appear that the administration has any real grasp on the facts on the ground, even after all these years. The public unclassified sections of the NIE recently issued made it very clear in their conclusions that sectarian violence would still exist in Iraq absent Iran .

So we have a lot to sort out. We have all learned lessons from the conflict in Iraq, and we have to apply those lessons to any allegations that are being raised about Iran because what we are hearing has too familiar a ring, and we must be on guard that we never again make decisions on the basis of intelligence that turns out to be faulty. If we find evidence of potential Iranian complicity, we will take appropriate action, but that requires a partnership to defend and protect America’s national security interests between the Congress and the President.

Oversight will also lead to a consensus approach that brings together the best judgment and strategies of our Nation and will examine the consequences of action, the reality of any perceived or alleged threat, and the consequences of taking action. I sometimes fear that the word “consequence” has been taken out of the vocabulary of this administration. We have to look over the horizon. We have to make hard choices among difficult options.

So there are no easy answers to the complex situations we confront in the world today. But if we do face threats, the congressional consultation and authorization will bring the American people into the debate. Whatever steps, if any, may be required should be taken by our Nation, not just by our President. We must act as Americans, not as members of one party or another. Our Nation has been divided by a failed policy and the relentless pursuit of it. We are facing that again with the escalation policy the President is pursuing today.

Mr. President, if we face up to our constitutional responsibilities as the Congress, if we conduct the oversight that is required, if we exercise our checks and balances, then we are likely to reach a better conclusion than we have thus far. We must be tough and smart, deliberative and wise, and we must look at all of our assets, not just the brave men and women who wear the uniform of our country. To implement the best policy, we should start by employing our best values: the democratic values that give strength to our Nation and our cause and that serve as an example and beacon to people who wish to live in peace and freedom and prosperity around the world.

Mr. President, I yield the floor.
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OBAMA’S CONFLICTING MESSAGES DURING THE 2011 EGYPT UPRISING (Timeline in Videos, Transcripts)

Posted by FactReal on February 15, 2011

CONTRADICTIONS AND INCONSISTENCIES
Obama administration to Egypt: Mubarak is an ally…Mubarak has to transfer power now… Egyptians are determining their future…Mubarak must stay…include opposition groups like the radical Muslim Brotherhood…Mubarak must go yesterday…The Egyptian youth did it!

January 25, 2011, Tuesday:
Protests begin in Egypt.
Obama doesn’t mention Egypt in his 2011 State of the Union address (Video).
(Transcript: h ttp://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/01/25/remarks-president-state-union-address)
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “The Egyptian government is stable and is looking for ways to respond to the legitimate needs and interests of the Egyptian people.”
January 26, 2011, Wednesday:
Egyptian protesters confront police in Egypt (Video).
Obama fails to mention Egypt during his visit to Orion Energy Systems, in Manitowoc, Wisconsin (Video).
(Transcript: h ttp://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/01/26/remarks-president-economy-manitowoc-wisconsin)
Obama’s Press Secretary Robert Gibbs: “Egypt Is A Strong Ally.”
Clinton to Egyptian government: Time for reform. Don’t block peaceful protests or communications:

CLINTON: “We believe strongly that the Egyptian government has an important opportunity at this moment in time to implement political, economic and social reforms to respond to the legitimate needs and interests of the Egyptian people.

We urge the Egyptian authorities not to prevent peaceful protests or block communications including on social media sites.”

January 27, 2011, Thursday:
Man shot in Egypt protest (Video).
Obama: “Egypt’s been an ally of ours on a lot of critical issues”

OBAMA: “Let me say, first of all, that Egypt has been an ally of ours on a lot of critical issues. They made peace with Israel. President Mubarak has been very helpful on a range of tough issues in the Middle East.”
Vice President Joe Biden: Mubarak an ally, not a dictator:

BIDEN: Mubarak has been an ally of ours in a number of things…I would not refer to him as a dictator.”

Biden didn’t “see any direct relationship” between the protests in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, but he said “it might be argued.”
[Video mark 3:10] (Transcript)

January 28, 2011, Friday:
Gibbs on US aid to Egypt: “We will be reviewing our assistance posture based on events that take place in the coming days.” (Transcript) Officials later say no such review is planned (see February 3, 2011).
Mubarak offers reforms and fires his cabinet (Video).
Obama to Mubarak: Take concrete steps and actions that deliver on that promise

OBAMA: “When President Mubarak addressed the Egyptian people tonight, he pledged a better democracy and greater economic opportunity.

I just spoke to him after his speech. And I told him he has a responsibility to give meaning to those words, to take concrete steps and actions that deliver on that promise.”

January 29, 2011, Saturday:
Mubarak names new vice president, Omar Suleiman
● Despite Mubarak’s concessions, State Dept. spokesman PJ Crowley via Twitter: “The Egyptian government can’t reshuffle the deck and then stand pat.”

Saudi King tells Obama not to humiliate Mubarak. (Full article)

January 30, 2011, Sunday:
Clinton: “It’s not a question of who retains power. That should not be the issue.”
Clinton: “We want to see an ORDERLY TRANSITION so that no one fills a void.” So “that there be a well thought-out plan that will bring about a democratic, participatory government.” “It is in the interest of the partnership that the United States has with Egypt so that is what we are attempting to promote and support.”
January 31, 2011, Monday:
Obama sends Frank Wisner as envoy to urge Mubarak not to run for re-election & to start an “orderly transition” of power.
Obama admin. open to a role for Muslim Brotherhood in new Egypt government. [Video below, mark 8:20]
But Gibbs says: US will stay out of Egyptian politics:

GIBBS: “It is not up to us to determine when the grievances of the Egyptian people have been met by the Egyptian government [Video mark 0:28]
…We’re not picking between those on the street and those in the government.”
[1:15]
…The United States government does not determine who’s on the ballot [2:58]
…That is not for our country or our government to determine [11:39]
…So I have not weighed in on anything other than — as we have throughout this process — on the side of the people of Egypt to determine what Egypt looks like in their future. [15:03]
(Transcript)
February 1, 2011, Tuesday:
Obama to Mubarak: Transition must begin NOW.
But Obama also says: “It is not the role of any other country to determine Egypt’s future leaders. Only the Egyptian people can do that.”

OBAMA’S DOUBLE-TALK:
With the same breath, Obama tells how he commanded Mubarak: “What I indicated tonight to President Mubarak is my belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now.”

Then Obama sides with the protestors and tells them they’ll choose their destinies: “To the people of Egypt, particularly the young people of Egypt. I want to be clear: We hear your voices. I have an unyielding belief that you’ll determine your own destiny.”

White House to Mubarak: Stay Put…Wait, We Don’t Take Sides…Uh, Hit the Road.
Democrat Senator John Kerry urges Mubarak to step down.
Obama’s envoy (Frank Wisner) tells Mubarak his tenure coming to a close.
Mubarak announces he will not seek re-election after Obama admin. asks him to step aside.
The State Department issues a mandatory evacuation order for non-emergency government staff.
(Transcript: h ttp://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2011/02/155762.htm)

February 2, 2011, Wednesday:
Egyptian gov’t official says Obama’s calls for an “orderly transition” are at odds with his call for an immediate one.
The Egyptian government pushes back on “vague” statements from the Obama administration.
P.J. Crowley says the U.S. isn’t dictating Egypt’s shift from Mubarak’s three decades in power.
RINO John McCain: It’s Time for Egypt’s Mubarak to Step Down (Fox News Video: Part 1 | Part 2)
Biden and Clinton made no specific call for Mubarak to resign immediately.
But Gibbs on the transition says: “Now means yesterday – because when we said now we meant yesterday.”

Gibbs also danced around – he would not comment on:
–> Whether the U.S. States would rescind aid to Egypt if Mubarak does not follow through.
–> Whether the Egyptian government had instigated Wednesday’s violence.
–> Whether the administration regards Mubarak as a dictator.
[Video mark 14:55]
Crowley on the Muslim Brotherhood being part of the political process: They are a fact of life in Egypt:

REPORTER: Specifically on the Muslim Brotherhood…should they be part of a political process? They obviously have a following in the country.

CROWLEY: Well, again, that is up to them. They are a fact of life in Egypt. They are highly organized. And if they choose, and if they choose to participate and respect the democratic process, that is a – those are decisions to be made inside Egypt. The army obviously will play a role in this transition.
[Video mark 28:03]
(Transcript: h ttp://m.state.gov/md155821.htm)

London-Based Egyptian Islamist calls to block the Suez Canal and to halt the flow of oil. (Transcript)

February 3, 2011, Thursday:
Leftist billionaire George Soros on Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood good, Israel bad; here is my money to reform Egypt.
Crowley on reviewing U.S. aid to Egypt: “There’s no review ongoing at this time.”
(Transcript: h ttp://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2011/02/155950.htm)
Clinton condemns attacks on reporters; wants immediate negotiation on “orderly transition”:

CLINTON: “We condemn in the strongest terms attacks on reporters…

I urge the government…to begin immediately serious negotiations on a peaceful and orderly transition.”
[Video mark 2:09] (Transcript: h ttp://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2011/02/155958.htm)

Democrat Senator Kerry to Mubarak: Start transition immediately…in coordination with opposition leaders. Democrat Senators John Kerry, Klobuchar, Cardin, Nelson (D-FL), Durbin, Levin and RINOs McCain and Graham sponsor Resolution 44 (S.RES.44), agreed to by voice vote, urging Mubarak to transfer power to an inclusive caretaker gov’t.
Obama team in talks for Mubarak’s immediate resignation…and to invite opposition, including the Muslim Brotherhood
Mubarak to ABC: If I Resign Today There Will Be Chaos; Obama doesn’t understand the Egyptian culture.
Marxist Left allies with Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Middle East.
Spy services warned Obama administration about unfolding crisis in Egypt in late 2010…Did nothing: Legislators wanted to know “when did the intelligence community first alert the president?” CIA top official, Stephanie O’Sullivan, replied, “We have warned of instability…end of the last year.”
[Video] (Transcript: h ttp://www.dni.gov/testimonies/20110203_testimony_osullivan.pdf)
US response to Egypt draws criticism.

February 4, 2011, Friday:
Report: “U.S. and Egyptian officials discussed Mubarak’s immediate resignation in favor of VP Suleiman.”
Obama contradictions: Egyptians will determine their future…but transition process must begin NOW.”

OBAMA’S CONTRADICTION:
The future of Egypt will be determined by its people. It’s also clear that there needs to be a transition process that begins NOW.
[Video mark 5:11]

“And my hope is, is that he [Mubarak] will end up making the right decision.” [19:53]
(Transcript)

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei calls upon Egyptian Army to join masses in ousting Mubarak (Video) .
Ayatollah Khamenei calls for islamic regime in Egypt.
“Day of Departure” protests fail…Mubarak says he will stay on.

February 5, 2011, Saturday:
Obama’s mixed messages on Egypt get worse.
Obama’s envoy Frank Wisner: Mubarak must stay for now:

WISNER, OBAMA’S ENVOY: “The President [Mubarak] must stay in office in order to steer those changes through. I, therefore, believe that President Mubarak’s continued leadership is critical.”
Clinton backs gradual transition in Egypt::

CLINTON on transition process led by Suleiman:
[T]hat takes some time. I mean there are certain things that have to be done in order to prepare…And at this point, where President Mubarak has announced he will not stand for reelection, nor will his son, where he has given a clear message to his government to lead and support this process of transition, where there is a beginning discussion…about constitutional reform, about setting up and legitimizing these peaceful political parties that do not intend to exercise coercion or use violence to achieve their end, that is what the government has said it is trying to do. That is what we are supporting, and hope to see it move as orderly but as expeditiously as possible… [Video]
(Transcript: h ttp://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2011/02/156045.htm)

Obama administration distances itself from Frank Wisner saying Wisner spoke in a private capacity, although he is Obama’s own envoy to Egypt.

February 6, 2011, Sunday:
Clinton walks Wisner out onto the plank, but agrees that an “orderly transition” will take some time.
Clinton: “We respect the many years of service that Frank Wisner has given to our country but he does not speak for the American government. He does not reflect our policies.” (Transcript: h ttp://m.state.gov/md156051.htm)
Clinton refutes Obama – says Mubarak may need to stay on.
Clinton on Mubarak’s latest concessions: “Those are significant actions…I think they have to be viewed as a very important set of steps being taken to keep the movement going in the direction that we seek.”
Obama continues contradicting himself and his team::

OBAMA’S CONTRADICTIONS:
–>“The U.S. can’t forcefully dictate, but what we can do is say the time is NOW for you to start making a change in your country.”

->”Egypt is not going to go back to what it was.”

->“Only he [Mubarak] knows what he’s going to do.”

-> Amazingly, Obama downplayed the prospects that the Muslim Brotherhood would take a major role in a new government: “I think that the Muslim Brotherhood is one faction in Egypt…They don’t have majority support…There are strains of their ideology that are anti-U.S.”

Clinton on the Muslim Brotherhood: “I am not going to be pre-judging who should participate in their political process…What we want is to see an inclusive process.” (Transcript: h ttp://m.state.gov/md156051.htm)
The Muslim Brotherhood promotes jihad as the personal duty of every Muslim man and woman:

MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD’S FORMER LEADER, MAHDI AKEF:

Allah commanded us to wage Jihad. Jihad is a personal duty incumbent upon every Muslim man and woman…”

The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest opposition group, supports “Islamist groups such as the Palestinian Hamas movement, which is on the U.S. terrorist list.”
Peaceful? Pro-Egypt rallies in NY and Canada turn into pro-Hamas, Jew-hate fests.
Muslim Brotherhood says it started talks with new Egyptian VP Omar Suleiman to press their demands.

February 7, 2011, Monday:
A confident Obama says: “Egypt has to negotiate a path and they’re making progress”.
Gibbs agrees with Mubarak now: More time and deliberate approach are needed for a transition.
Crowley doubtful: Egyptians have doubts about the process; the negotiations are not broad-based enough.
(Transcript: h ttp://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2011/02/156137.htm)
Gibbs dithers on the Muslim Brotherhood:

REPORTER: [W]ould the White House be comfortable with the Muslim Brotherhood playing a significant role in Egypt?
GIBBS: Again, obviously, we — as I said, we have significant disagreements with — with — we have not been in contact with the Muslim Brotherhood.
But, again, we don’t — the United States doesn’t pick leaders of other countries.

REPORTER: Right. I’m not talking about picking them, but would you be comfortable if they became — took on a leadership role?
GIBBS: Look, we have said in other countries in the world that becoming part of — you have responsibilities if you become part of the government to adhere to the agreements that that government has laid out, to adhere to the rule of law and to the constitution and to adhere to non-violence. So, obviously, we have — we have many disagreements with the rhetoric of some of the leaders in that — in that organization. [Video mark 18:40]
February 8, 2011, Tuesday:
Obama’s White House scrambles to regain message on Egypt
GIBBS: “Less important is what we think and more important is what the people of Egypt think.” but then he calls for “immediate” and “irreversible” transfer of power.
(Transcript: h ttp://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/08/press-briefing-press-secretary-robert-gibbs-282011)
Gibbs also labels as “particularly unhelpful” Suleiman’s comments to ABC that Egypt lacks the necessary “culture of democracy” for the changes demanded by protesters.
Biden presses VP Suleiman for an orderly transition of power that is “prompt, meaningful, peaceful and legitimate.”
(Transcript: h ttp://www.america.gov/st/texttrans-english/2011/February/20110208154756su0.6855433.html)
Biden prods Egypt to bring in the opposition during the transition and to immediately end emergency law.
Biden’s push for “meaningful negotiations” contradicts the demands of protesters who say no real progress can happen unless Mubarak resigns.
Egyptian military oppressing journalists.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates praises the conduct of Egypt’s military and “they have done everything that we have indicated we would hope that they would do.”
(Transcript: h ttp://www.defense.gov/transcripts/transcript.aspx?transcriptid=4766)
The praise for the military by Obama administration…appeared designed to buttress U.S. ties with a power broker whose role is expected to be key to whatever political order emerges in Egypt.
February 9, 2011, Wednesday:
Egyptian Foreign Minister: U.S. Is Trying to Impose Its Own Will:

EGYPTIAN FOREIGN MINISTER Ahmed Aboul Gheit: “Because when you speak about prompt, immediate, now, as if you are imposing on — on a great country like Egypt, a great friend that have always maintained the best of relationship with the United States, you are imposing your will on him.

Egypt and the president of Egypt, the government of Egypt have already started. And the Egyptian president laid down a road map and allowed or asked the vice president to engage in discussions on the road map with the different opposition groups.”
(Transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/world/jan-june11/egypt1_02-09.html)

Obama administration abandons support for VP Suleiman’s transition process and escalates demands for “real, concrete” moves to speed the transition. Gibbs added: “I think if Vice President Suleiman continues to pepper his statements with — as he had two days…that we’re not ready to move toward democracy, not going to see anything change — it is clear, as the President has said, that Egypt is not going back to where it was. Nobody believes that. And unless or until the government broadens the negotiations with those in the opposition, unless or until that happens, the pressure for them to do so is only going to get greater.”
(Transcript: h ttp://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/09/press-briefing-press-secretary-robert-gibbs-292011)
Irritated White House: Minimum threshold of reforms unmet by Egypt.
Saudi Arabia also irritated with the “inconsistent messages from American politicians since the crisis in Egypt.”
Obama regime claims they haven’t been sending out mixed signals on Egypt.

February 10, 2011, Thursday:
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: Muslim Brotherhood “largely secular… has eschewed violence”:

CLAPPER: “The term ‘Muslim Brotherhood’…is an umbrella term for a variety of movements, in the case of Egypt, a very heterogeneous group, largely secular, which has eschewed violence and has decried Al Qaeda as a perversion of Islam.

But former Muslim Brotherhood leader: Jihad is the way. Their national goal: Islamic world domination.
Entire MSM covers up for Clapper (and Obama), doesn’t report Muslim Brotherhood “secular” comments .

Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg says US will ensure Israel security:

STEINBERG: “One constant in a changing region is our unwavering support for Israel’s security.”
[Video mark 2:20] (Testimony at hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee)
CIA director Leon Panetta fuels a news frenzy: Strong likelihood Mubarak will step down this evening
Later Panetta says he had no CIA intelligence that Mubarak was stepping downPanetta was echoing press reports.
Obama contradictions: Obama demands more from Egypt leaders, but says Egyptian people determining their future.
(Transcript: h ttp://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/10/statement-president-barack-obama-egypt)
Obama unsure: “We’re going to have to wait and see what’s going on.”
Gibbs surprised: “We’re watching a very fluid situation…What we are looking for remains unchanged.” The president and his staff are watching developments from a conference room aboard Air Force One while en route to Michigan.
Mubarak announces he will not step down
February 11, 2011, Friday:
Egyptian VP Suleiman announces Mubarak steps down.
VP Joe Biden reacts in self-delusion: U.S. spoke with “one voice” about Egypt’s transition.
Biden: “We have said from the beginning…that the future of Egypt will be determined by the Egyptian people.”
He calls the change of power a “pivotal” moment in Egypt’s history and says the transition must be one of irreversible change.

Change? Change for the better or for the worst?


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