Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Rear Admiral before the Mast? Insubordinate to Obama?


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8:25 p.m., Oct. 28, 2012
Updated 1:18 p.m. , Oct. 29, 2012

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Rear Adm. Charles Gaouette
Rear Adm. Charles Gaouette — US Navy
       Rear Adm. Charles Gaouette, a San Diego native who has climbed the ranks of the Navy over a long career, was unceremoniously removed as commander of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group in recent days. His removal comes while the Stennnis CSG is deployed in the Persian Gulf region.      The Navy did not give a clear explanation for the change, other than to say that questions had arisen about his leadership judgment. He has been sent back to his homebase in Bremerton, Washington, to await the outcome of the investigation.
(We incorrectly reported in an earlier version of this story that Gaouette was commander of the cruiser Mobile Bay.)
It is very unusual for the Navy to remove such a high ranking person from his post in the middle of deployment. The Stennis Carrier Strike Group, which features several surface ships from San Diego, has been operating with several San Diego-based vessels, including the cruiser Mobile Bay and the destroyer Dewey.
     The reports that, "Vice Adm. John Miller, commander Naval Forces Central Command, made the decision to reassign the commander of Carrier Strike Group 3, even though it’s deployed to the Middle East."
Rear Adm. Charles Gaouette
The cruiser Mobile Bay operates out of San Diego Bay. US Navy
     NBC News interviewed Neal Zerbe, a retired Navy Capt., who told the news organization that, “The particular commander being relieved, and you know translating that to just moving him back to a continental U.S. base while the investigation continues, is unlike anything I've ever seen before.''
The strike group's vessels include the San Diego-based Mobile Bay, which has had a mixed record in recent years. The cruiser was awarded the coveted Battle "E" in 2006. But in 2011, the ship failed a major inspection, due primarily to problems with her propulsion system, aviation, operations and communication.
     We are viewing this issue and the possible scapegoating of Rear Admiral Charles Gaouette with some consternation.   As NBC News...(proud partner in the Obsolete Marxist Press) pointing out, with the referral point being a retired Navy Captain (colonel in the real military) ...the transfer of a battle group commanding officer to Stateside during deployment for an "investigation" .....according to that Captain, "....unlike any I've ever seen before."
      In that this is a minor league blog, published in the outback of the American frontier and in Mexico, we can afford the luxury of stating things more firmly and dabbling a bit in the conjectural.    Everything we publish is true to the best of our knowledge.  Conjecture we identify as such.  Quoted material we try to cite with identification of the original authors. And by saying that it is true to the best of our knowledge, we do not mean that we conveniently failed to check on the veracity of our knowledge or our sources.   We do more checking than Bill Moyers or Mr. Press or anyone on MSNBC or in the leftist press.
      The main thing that troubles this writer at this time is the fact that this commander at the tip of the arrow that the American Eagle holds within his talons has been rumoured to have had a melt-down because he had assets ready to respond to the Benghazi situation and pilots and deck crews burning with hatred and adrenalin ready to risk all .....and nothing happen'd.

     El Gringo Viejo, at the risk of burdening the OROGs, feels compelled to submit the following inclusion as a "fair and balanced"  summary of the issues leading up to the betrayal of American personnel on the ground in Benghazi...a procress that took about 2 months and culminated with the deaths of at least four Americans and various loyalist Libyans, as yet unrecognised in any way.    Some of this information, in fairness was derived from an assembly of "all facts"  done by a pacifist group  up North,  United for Peace, Pierce County, and in deference to their honesty in reporting some devastating truths about the preparations and realities on the ground, we are including some of their material as part of the whole.    If the OROG reads through the entirety of what we are including here, the reader will be in the 96th percentile of knowledge and comprehension of the Benghazie issue.   Suffice to say, if Nixon, Reagan, or either Bush had done what Barak Hussein Obama, Panetta, Petraeus, or Clinton have done in this issue ...those Republicans would have been facing impeachment and certain conviction within weeks.   The Obsolete Press would have spied, fried, lied, and and dumped them into the nearest Dempster Dumpster.


General Carter F. Ham, the Combatant Commander of Africa Command (AFRICOM) and a key figure in the Benghazi-gate controversy, is leaving the Army.

     On October 18, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta had announced that General Ham would be succeeded at AFRICOM by General David Rodriguez. Later speculation tied this decision to the fallout from the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens. However on Monday October 29 a defense official told the Washington Times that "the decision [to leave AFRICOM] was made by General Ham. He ably served the nation for nearly forty years and retires after a distinguished career." Previously all that was known was that General Ham would be rotating out of AFRICOM at some future date, but not that he was leaving the service. General Ham is a few years short of the mandatory retirement age of 64, but it is not unusual for someone of that rank to retire after serving in such a significant command.

The questions concerning General Ham's role in the September 11 events continue to percolate. Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, said that General Ham told him during a visit to Libya that he had never been asked to provide military support for the Americans under attack in Benghazi. Former United States Ambassador to the U.N. John R. Bolton also mentioned Mr. Chaffetz's account, and contrasted it with Mr. Panetta's statement that General Ham had been part of the team that made the decision not to send in forces. "General Ham has now been characterized in two obviously conflicting ways," Mr. Bolton concluded. "Somebody ought to find out what he actually was saying on September the eleventh."

No word yet on when General Ham's rotation or retirement take effect.

Bermerton (WA) Patriot
October 30, 2012

The Navy has approved a request by Vice Adm. John W. Miller, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command to temporarily reassign the commander of the USS John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group.
Rear Admiral Charles M. Gaouette, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, will return to the strike group's home port of Bremerton pending the results of an investigation by the Navy Inspector General.
The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is currently deployed to the Middle East.
Gaouette's Chief of Staff, Capt. William C. Minter, will lead the strike group until the arrival of Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker, who will assume command until the matter is resolved.
Shoemaker has served as Commander, Carrier Strike Group 9 and deployed with the Abraham Lincoln Strike Group.


By Craig Buchanan
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
October 30, 2012

Commander-in-Chief Obama is no leader and fires those who lead.

He fired Adm. Charles Gaouette, commander of the USS John Stennis (aircraft carrier) Strike Group (Mediterranean), for moving the fleet closer to Libya during the Benghazi consulate attack and launching armed aircraft to orbit for close air support. Also fired was Gen. Carter Ham, commander of African Command, for preparing ground forces to go into Libya to protect the consulate.

These officers had received messages that this was a terrorist attack and were reacting accordingly. Commander-in-Chief Obama's conscious decision to do nothing because of political concerns was a disgrace to all who defend or have defended our country. He will never be respected by our military.

Apparently, President Obama had access to the massacre in real time and then fled the White House to fund raise in Las Vegas. The two former SEALS were ordered to "stand down" but ignored the order. General Ham's quick reaction forces were ready to deploy and was ignoring Department of Defense standdown orders when he was relieved of command during the battle.

Why does President Obama continue to lie to the American people about the Benghazi consulate massacre? Perhaps, because this situation is worse than what happened to two earlier presidents.

President Nixon resigned rather than face impeachment for Watergate. President Clinton was impeached for lying to a federal judge. President Obama's decision to deny the consulate's request for additional security before and during the massacre and write-off the deaths of four Americans for political purposes, make Nixon's and Clinton's actions appear as misdemeanors.

President Obama was derelict in his duty as commander-in-chief of the armed forces and should be impeached. Incidentally, Obama's cohorts in the American press are co-conspirators for failing to expose these actions.

Craig Buchanan
Walla Walla


By Bred Knickerbocker

** Fox News and others report that military help was available during the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, but denied. CIA and Pentagon officials strongly deny the claim. **
Christian Science Monitor
October 27, 2012

Citing “sources who were on the ground” in Benghazi, Libya, Fox News is reporting that an urgent request for military help during last month’s terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate there “was denied by the CIA chain of command.”

The attack, on the anniversary of 9/11, killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three embassy personnel, including two former Navy SEALs working as security contractors.

Among other things reported in some detail, Fox asserts that a Special Operations team had been moved to U.S. military facilities in Sigonella, Italy -- approximately two hours away -- but were never told to deploy.

“The fighting at the CIA annex [in Benghazi] went on for more than four hours -- enough time for any planes based in Sigonella Air base, just 480 miles away, to arrive. Fox News has also learned that two separate Tier One Special operations forces were told to wait, among them Delta Force operators.”

This latest report comes as the Obama administration continues to fend off criticism that it misunderstood (or deliberately misled in its public statements) what was happening in Benghazi, including the extent to which al Qaeda or its affiliates were involved in the attack.

Writing last week in the conservative *National Review* online, former Marine Corps officer and Reagan administration senior Pentagon official Francis “Bing” West outlined much the same scenario as Fox News, including a timeline of events in Benghazi.

“Fighter jets could have been at Benghazi in an hour; the commandos inside three hours,” Mr. West wrote. “If the attackers were a mob, as intelligence reported, then an F-18 [Navy fighter jet] in afterburner, roaring like a lion, would unnerve them. This procedure was applied often in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Conversely, if the attackers were terrorists, then the U.S. commandos would eliminate them. But no forces were dispatched from Sigonella.”

“For our top leadership, with all the technological and military tools at their disposal, to have done nothing for seven hours was a joint civilian and military failure of initiative and nerve,” writes West, a Vietnam combat veteran who has reported extensively on U.S. combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Secretary of State Clinton has said the responsibility was hers. But there has been no assertion that the State Department overruled the Pentagon out of concern about the sovereignty of Libyan air space. Instead, it appears passive groupthink prevailed, with the assumption being that a spontaneous mob would quickly run out of steam.”

CIA and Obama administration officials have been quick to rebut such critical news reports.

CIA spokeswoman Jennifer Youngblood denied to Fox the claims that requests for support were turned down.

"We can say with confidence that the Agency reacted quickly to aid our colleagues during that terrible evening in Benghazi," she said. "Moreover, no one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate. In fact, it is important to remember how many lives were saved by courageous Americans who put their own safety at risk that night -- and that some of those selfless Americans gave their lives in the effort to rescue their comrades."

At a press conference this week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the U.S. military did not quickly intervene during the attack because military leaders did not have adequate intelligence information and felt they should not put American forces at risk, reports the Associated Press.

"The basic principle is that you don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what's going on; without having some real-time information about what's taking place," Mr. Panetta told Pentagon reporters. "And as a result of not having that kind of information, the commander who was on the ground in that area, Gen. Ham, Gen. Dempsey and I felt very strongly that we could not put forces at risk in that situation."

Panetta was referring to Gen. Carter Ham, the head of U.S. Africa Command, and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Meanwhile, Republicans in Congress are pressing their case for more information.

In a letter to President Obama Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner questioned whether the White House considered military options during or immediately after the attack, and he questioned what the president knew about the security threats in the country. He said that the national debate over the incident shows that Americans are concerned and frustrated about the administration's response to the attack.

"Can you explain what options were presented to you or your staff, and why it appears assets were not allowed to be pre-positioned, let alone utilized? If these reports are accurate, the artificial constraint on the range of options at your disposal would be deeply troubling," Rep. Boehner wrote.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 04:34

     In the above inclusion, that part that has been coloured in red has been found to be, through deceit or incompetence, untrue.  It is all part of the septic mess this entire Benghazi situation has become.   It is of interest that classified material can pour out to the public about the Usama bin Ladin take-down as if it were a Niagara Falls of information....much of it classified and needlessly released....within minutes and hours of the event.    It is also of interest that we have pictures of the president in the "situation room" helping all of the victims of the Storm Sandy....within minutes and hours of the president's gracing a chair in that room....but about Benghazi...nothing....we are waiting for the results of the investigation that will never be released unless it can prove that everything was George Bush's fault or an error on the part of the military.
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El Gringo Viejo

And the Progressive spake, saying "Let us speak foolishness to fools"

Maestro, before we begin, perhaps a little mood music is in order:

Progressives and leftists depend upon the existence of a large mass of population that is stupid and/or ignorant.  Progressives and leftists also can be depended upon to immediately resort to ridicule when confonting opponents, normally because it is known that argument with the engagement of the left side of the brain is not a marxist's long suit.
     Let us consider several recently developing howlings from the left.   AlGore has declared that "Sandy" was the result of Global Warming (not climate change this time).   So, the fellow who declared that all the oceans would be 12 to 14 feet higher due to the elimination of the polar ice 1996...and then who proceeded to buy a love-nest home for his mistress and his estimable self in 2009 right on the Pacific Coast of glorious Peoples' Republic of Pornalifornia.....has spoken once again.   His Wisdom goes before him.
     Al....sorry, but the actual cause for the peculiar intensity and lack of intensity of Hurricane Sandy....a category I storm....was not heat....but rather cold.   The interruption of the normal path of the hurricane was caused by a rapid descending Arctic air mass that was carrying extremely abnormal cold temperatures.   This high pressure mass broke the southwest to northwest jet stream at upper levels and  left the hurricane to other guidance, namely an upper level high to the east of the Canadian Maritimes.
     Although AlGore  is not aware of this, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and western New York had incomprehensible snows and even blizzards during this period, as "Sandy" moved at 290 degrees after crossing the "Jersey Shores".   Snow totals in West Virginia exceeded THREE FEET!!!!   That's THREE FEET, Al !   In Johnson City, Tennessee, they had over THREE FEET OF SNOW ALL...BEFORE NOVEMBER!   Al, you know where Johnson City is, because you used to plough the cotton and tobacco farms there behind a team of two mules....I can see you there to this day, waist wrapped with your pull and stay line and wearing the thick gloves to spare your callouses from blistering.
AlGore caught in a moment before the Revolutionary
War when he promised to fight cigarettes even as he
was inventing the internet that was so valuable to
his close friend and confidant, George Washington\

      The intrusion of the storm surge, being in excess of 13.5 feet, almost two feet higher than any previous mark, can be largely attributed to something about which AlGore knows nothing.  The previous record was set at the half-moon phase back in the 1800s.  This record was set during the dreaded full-moon phase, which normally accentuates tidal effects by as much as 10%.
     To AlGore, any phenomena that seems catastrophic to the point of incomprehensibility to the stupid and ignorant is the right time to say "Wobal Gloming"  or "Bolar Pears" or "Bi-polar Bears".   The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 left a minimum of 6,000 dead...dead from one day to the next.....some say the death toll was much higher.....much, much higher.  Galveston had a population then of about 30,000 souls.  It was...pretty much like Atlantic City...the Gomorah of its day with brothels and saloons and gambling conducted openly and illegally.  Galveston was gone....totally 10 hours.   Please note in the linkage below, that it was also a city with a fine Opera House and the second or third largest Baptist, Episcopal, and Roman Catholic  Church structures and congregations in the Republic of Texas.   They who be not whole needeth a physician.   It was a great center of medical research and philanthropy as well.....still is actually.
     Try this, for all far as the eye could see.
  Many of those members are 6" X 18"
 and 1p" X  24"Michigan and
 Wisconsin grade
maritime lumber.



                     1900 Galveston Hurricane - YouTube

We urge that this above posted linkage not be viewed
 by children or by especially sensitive people.

     It is pointed out that Galveston was a town with some fame as a "Wanton Village" but it was also Texas's largest seaport, and it was populated by hard-working they saloon girls, deck-hands, locomotive repairmen, cotton packers, etc.etc.   This was not a New Orleans situation where the overwhelming majority of people were hopelessly intellectually impaired to the point of being unable to defend themselves with five (5) days notice.  The Galveston Hurricane allowed the people about 6 hours notice....but this only about the storm....not about the intensity.
     So, in parting Galveston and its fabled past, the issue of the damage caused by "Sandy" is strictly because of the logistical placement and entry point of the storm.  It hit a place where there are a lot of people in a small area.

      And Al...El Gringo Viejo has Tennessee in his background....the Tennessee of the Smokey Mountains, and Winchester and Knoxville and the pride of locale...of clan....of good whiskey....of hand-shake honesty....fair treatment....and living simply.    We know that you flunked out of Divinity School at the University of Tennessee, and we know that you flunked out of Law School.     AlGore, we know you had a grand total of two (2) college level science courses.   You received a "D" in one and a "C" in the other.    AlGore, we know you flunked out of law school.   Then AlGore, we really know you flunked out of divinity school. Do you have any idea how hard it is to flunk out of divinity school? I mean, that is supposed to be a "calling" and so they will practically lead you by hand to class.   It does take a bit of intellectual acumen, however.
     And this is the man the rest of the world calls "an intellectual'? And the intellectuals of the world think WE are the stupid ones! He dazzles the world with his "intellect" as they call it, and they live mired in socialist paradise, wondering all the while why their once magnificent Empires are rotting morally and economically.  And AlGore wants us to "live their example"?
     Not only is Gore marginally retarded, he is the godson of Armand Hammer, notorious for doing business with the communists in the cold war. I have seen photos of Gore sitting in Hammer's lap as a baby and Hammer was AlGore, Jr,'s Dad's sugar daddy.   We can remember that Nikolai Lenin declared Armand Hammer to be the Soviet Union's favourite capitalist.  Nikki also said that ...."...American capitalists will sell everything we need to us.   Then they will sell us the rope by which we shall hang them.   And they will sell us the rope on credit".   A bit of biography of the famous Mssrs. AlGore, Sr. and AlGore, Jr. is included below, from the pen of F.R. Duplantier.

Al Gore Theme: "If I Had A Hammer"
By F.R. Duplantier
From America's Future

If Al Gore Jr. ever runs for President, he'll have to answer some embarrassing questions about the source of his family's wealth.

"One of the minor mysteries of American politics has been the source of wealth for the family of Vice President Albert Gore Jr.," observes Joseph Goulden of Accuracy in Media. "When Gore's father was first elected to the House of Representatives in the late 1930s," Goulden continues, "he was an impecunious Tennessee school teacher who eked out extra dollars by playing fiddle at church weddings. But later, as a United States Senator, he lived in the plush Fairfax Hotel on Embassy Row in Washington, and sent his son, Al Jr., to the pricey St. Alban's Episcopal School, the haunt of kids from Social Register families."

Armand Hammer

Communism's 'Capitalist Prince' and Vice President Gore's Greatest Influence
In a recent issue of the Washington Inquirer, Goulden summarizes the contents of a new book called Dossier, written by investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein, which "shows that the senior Gore had a silent partner who for several decades insured that his pockets remained comfortably filled. He was Armand Hammer, the multi-millionaire businessman and oil promoter who apparently collected art and politicians with equal zeal." Goulden notes that Al Gore Sr. was "Hammer's designated door-opener in official Washington." The handsome compensation that Gore Sr. received for his services culminated in a half-a-million-dollars-a-year position with Armand Hammer's oil company, Occidental Petroleum. Al Gore Jr. picked up where his father left off and "put the family's Senate seat at Hammer's service."
Goulden describes Armand Hammer as "one of the odder, more odious characters of American business and politics, 'famous' chiefly because he was rich enough to promote his mammoth ego." He notes that Hammer's carefully and expensively crafted public persona was "that of a renegade oilman who made billions from Libyan oil, chummed around with politicians up to White House level, and adorned acres of galleries with paintings, some priceless, some fakes. Hammer's lawyers bedeviled honest journalists who tried to write otherwise."

Left to right: Senator Al Gore Sr., Armand Hammer, Mrs. Pauline Gore,
daughter Nancy and Little Albert Gore Jr.

Hammer's powerful influence on Al Gore Sr. and Jr. would have been bad enough had he been nothing more than an unscrupulous businessman. Like his father Julius, however, he was a lifelong Communist and a friend of the Soviet Union. "Some scattered hints that Hammer's ties with the USSR went beyond business friendship have surfaced over the years," says Goulden. Documents discovered in Soviet archives, however, leave no doubt that Hammer was "a man who bribed and cheated his way to great wealth -- and who started with Soviet gold."    That gold was primarily drawn from the ancient private treasury of the Romanoffs.
Edward Jay Epstein's new book, Dossier, makes a compelling case that both Al Gore Sr. and Al Gore Jr. were the willing partners of a very powerful and very wealthy man, Armand Hammer, who was not loyal to the United States of America. A truly independent press would have exposed these connections decades ago, long before Al Gore Sr. and Jr. rose to their prestigious and influential positions.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ and your people will have to build very large "showers" or huge gulag facilities....because there are millions of us who did pass a few  university level Earth Science courses and who have studied a bit of history written before the re-writing by the marxist zombie intellectuals.

Al Gore posed for a photo paddling a canoe. But in order to make sure the canoe would float for the photo-op, 4 billion gallons of water was released from a New Hampshire dam and allowed to escape down the creek. New Hampshire was in the middle of a record drought at the time.   This was the first time he dumped Tipper, his "defective" wife with cancer.  They had intended to be shown together in an "ecofriendly" scene of matrimonial pleasantry....but there was a bit of a displacement malfunction.  So, AlGore paddled back to shore, and then continued the "ecofriendly" paddle fantasy alone.    What in the sam hill does "eco" mean, anyway?  The picture on the left is, of course, what a love nest looks like.
    We'll leave now and allow the OROGs to enjoy the Vice-President's picture, while thinking about that wonderful love-pad AlGore built for his one and only, overlooking the Pacific.   As always, we appreciate your tolerance and patience with these moments fueled by rancid AirWick and moldy NoDoz.
El Gringo Viejo
08. Amazing Grace by Susan Boyle Must hear... wow.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012


So that all will know where Facebook stands

This little posting is offencive?   Did it hurt
Obama's feelings?


     This is another reason why El Gringo Viejo has a mental bloque when it comes to using facebook.   He does not understand the progression of the banter and he has nothing to say of interest to the people who are in the ether of the screeds.  Nothing he writes is answered but with rare occasion, and he has more friends that he has never heard of than the last guy who won the lottery.
     That is all just a matter of being old in a world that is compelled to close its eyes tighter as a response to the news that everyone is just about to follow the lemmings over the Cliffs of Dover.
     But, sometimes El Gringo Viejo knows why he participates so little.  The people involved with the ownership, establishment, and operation of facebook are very typical of the self-absorbed snips who "feel strongly" and "care" but who do not think.   They are cunning and can impress with certain acumen that impresses but that also produces only ephemeral magic.    We edge further towards being texting, cellular telephoning,  facebooking, twittering zombophyles.   Instead of faulting us, I presume, my blame is cast towards the vacuous inventors.
     The vacuous inventors are not the Bells, Fords, and Edisons of old.  They are usually secular humanists who worship only self.   They are a perfect match for the meaningless, such as the present president of this Republic.   They thrive in a Sesame Street World of pointless activity where "safe" is a greater value than valour, and a unanimous tie for first place is better than a second place that was actually earned.   And, Sesame Streetville does not burden its citizens with things like synogogue or churches.   Even Bedrock had churches (odd, coming from the BC period), but Sesame Streetville is not a judgemental place.
     It is only judgemental if  someone is mean, and wants to hurt some nice person's feelings by not allowing that better nice person to chop your head off because your sister walked under the bungabunga tree on Tuesday afternoon...a prohibited act according to the Law from Khawho bin Shibob and his chief priest Wahali-theshish-kabob.   It is especially mean if that mean, according to this president, if that person is a shade lighter of skin than the good person who is trying to destroy America and all the heretics and infidels in order to establish a caliphate that can take up the work of Hitler, Stalin, and the Aztecs and the rest of history's loons.
     So Facebook took down the little word play of the Navy Seal Association.   Facebook is okay with blowing women's heads off for half-time entertainment at the soccer games in Kabul, but it takes offence at the idea that the Navy Seals take offence at the idea that the president will take credit for "killing Bin Laden" while almost simultaneously refusing to save retired Navy Seals from being murdered.
     Let's see if that can be stated better.   Obama sends in the SEALs to engage bin Laden at a safe house in Pakistan.   After a bit of an issue, a person, supposedly bin Laden, is killed by SEALs, who face considerable difficulty and hardship in executing the orders.  In the meanwhile,  almost instantly Obama's National Security Advisor gives up scores of classified details about the action, including the name and address of the Pakistani medical doctor who provided the linkages necessary to pinpoint the whereabouts of bin Laden.   And Obama begins a 14-months spiking of the ball in the end zone, which is called the "We're not going to go around spiking the ball in the end zone Tour".   "Usama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive!!"   And the Pakistani doctor is sitting in a Pakistani prison, having been convicted of treason, although Al Qaeda has been involved directly or indirectly in the killings of  thousands  of Pakistanis over the last 10 years.  Treason?
     Then when the American Consul is attacked and retired Navy SEALs are left to protect the American facilities in Benghazi and then to be murdered, the president watches, receives information, goes to sleep, wakes up, says we have a problem with justifiable Muslim outrage against a 12 minute "movie" that is disrepectful towards Islam....and then flies on Air Force 1 to Las Vegas to a rally of the slackjawed and selfish....and the millionaire and billionaire donors....because after all....first things first.   Obama's favourite song?   "It's All About Me..."
So, facebook, Obama, Usama, it's all the same to El Gringo Viejo.   Just another twist of the screw, one more turn closer to Hell.
El Gringo Viejo...   

Monday, 29 October 2012

An Instructive from Back in July. Campaign Finance Desperation Had Already Set In.

by Keith Koffler on July 16, 2012, 9:06 am

Obama Flew Air Force One for 90-Mile Campaign Trip

      President Obama Saturday commissioned Air Force One to travel to a campaign rally near Richmond, Virginia, a location only 90 miles away from the White House, highlighting the large expenses being borne by taxpayers as the president traverses the country to campaign and raise cash for a campaign that is failing to meet its fundraising goals.

     The cost of flying Air Force One is currently about $180,000 per hour, according to ABC News. Only a portion of the cost is borne by the campaign.
      With a cruising speed of around 130 mph, Obama’s Marine One chopper could easily have had the president at his location in 45 minutes at far lower cost. Obama had to use Marine One anyway to ferry him from the White House to Andrews Air Force Base, where he boarded his jet.
     It’s possible there is some kind of security purpose to using Air Force One instead of Marine One, even though Obama flies his chopper several times a week. What’s more, Obama took Marine One on a trip of similar length in 2009 to Dover, Delaware. George W. Bush used Marine One to ferry him to the Richmond area in September 2003.   But certainly, Air Force One is a more convenient and comfortable method of travel that makes a more impressive entrance to a city hosting a presidential appearance.
Either way, Saturday’s trip is emblematic of the approach of president whose frequent use of Air Force One for campaign purposes has drained money from taxpayers while filling his campaign coffers. In June, Obama held 33 fundraisers – about eight times the number held by Bush during his reelection effort in June 2004 – traveling literally from coast to coast to supply his operations with desperately needed cash.

This post is attributed to the above cited White House Dossier and written by Kieth Koffler

OBAMA's weather forecasts have variable motivation factors

Obama's bravery and command presence as a military leader has now been demonstrated.   But we must also considered his unequalled ability as a diviner of weather phenomenae.    We recall that he moved his re-coronation in North Carolina from a 100,000 seat football stadium back into the cow palace convention hall were the voting for his renomination had taken place the night before.   Because the weather forecast from three days previous to the coronation had indicated a 30% chance of rain, he decided at the last moment to move the re-coronation event back into the cow palace.    He decided on that move in spite of the fact that the weather forecasts from private and public sources declared that all chances of rain had fallen to  zero percent, and that forecast had solidified thirty-six hours  ahead of the re-coronation.   The actual movement of the re-coronation was done because there was not going to be a crowd big enough at the football stadium to impress anybody.   Even by giving away tickets and having busses deployed at various places up to 150 miles radius from the Democrat National Convention site....there were not enough people interested in adoring the Messiah of Lucifer's Rule to make the journey....unless, perhaps, they were paid.   Free was not enough.
A similar occurrence happened on one of his first campaign stops after the re-coronation.   A close brush with a chance of thunderstorms (totally invented) forced another of the Messiah Obama's re-coronation celebration events from an outdoor venue to a smaller one under a nice dry roof.....(the roof was dry, the ceiling was dry, everything for miles around was dry, no thunderstorms anywhere).
But, yesterday afternoon, the Obama fires up Good Ole Air Force Number One and flies down to Florida on a campaign fundraiser.   The Sandy Frankenstorm Mania had been well-known and understood by everyone as far back as last Saturday morning.  But still he felt the need to burn up a few hundred thousand gallons of kerosene to fly down....hang told that people were wondering why he was not back in the White House.    You know, like appearing Presidential, or answering questions about why he, Hillary, Panetta, Petraeus, and the entire apparatus of the national security machine were all ".....asleep when the telephone rings at 03:00 in the morning..."   especially when after four Americans and apparently 14 - 20 Mohammeds who stood in with the Gringos were BEING MURDERED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And one was a FULL AMERICAN AMBASSADOR....ON EMBASSY-EQUIVALENT GROUNDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     And then fly off to Las Vegas for a campaign jaunt while their bodies were still warm.   WHAT KIND OF DEPRAVED NARCISSIST ARE YOU, COWARDLY OBAMA??????   What kind of lie are you going to finally corkscrew and cattle-future up,  (SIR EDMUND)Hillary?????   What kind of cover-up are you ranking officials ....Secretary of Defense Panetta, CIA Director Petraeus going to use?  Why would you, Petraeus, choose to dive from the penthouse level of honour and esteem of the American people into the septic tank of disgust by trying to keep favour with an anti-American, marxist coward?   WHAT WERE ....ARE....ANY OF YOU SELF-ABSORBED, SELFISH, MENDACIOUS, HORRID PEOPLE  THINKING?   DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT ALL OF YOUR STYLINGS AND POSTURINGS ARE TRANSPARENTLY LIES???????     Don't you think we know what would have happened if this same deportment had occurred during Bush's watch?
God have mercy on what little is left of your souls.   I leave to honour those who came back asleep in the arms of the Almighty, and before whom neither you as president, nor you as secretary of state should have the right to stand before or even gaze upon.

Men far too good to have died serving such a  set of commanders
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    Following Up on El Zorro's Friend's Point....It is truly inescapeable.

     What disaster looks like in graphic form

           This simple graph demonstrates perfectly....the perfect point of El Zorro's friend, the not-too-distant relative of Nathanial Hawthorne.   If such money, taken at the point of guns held by central government tax enforcement agents, had been simply delivered in the form of a treasury check or automatic bank deposit, every "poor" family in the United States of America would have received 60,000 American dollars.   That number of people, following as closely as possible whatever is defined by the Gomorrah Census Statistical Service, would rise to approximately 16,5oo,000 family units.   This includes femmes soles (Auntie Zietuni Obama), hommes soles and widowers alone (Uncle Omar Onyango Obama), baby-mothers with between 1 and 13 babies, whole unit traditional families with multiple incomes but reporting only one to welfare authorities, and illegal aliens sponsored passively and/or actively into the United States by various politically motivated "community organisations" and "religious community service groups",  (reference above,  Auntie Zietuni Obama and Uncle Omar Obama who are now most representative of the "Huddled Masses"). 
         Remember, this graph does not include Social Security standard payments, Medicare disbursements, Military Pensions, or Railroad Retirement Payments.   It does not include the catastrophically compounding Social Security Disability payments....of which almost half are probably fraudulent at this point... but it does include the Supplemental Security Insurance which is provided various Queen for a Day winners who were never intended to be part of  any national outlays of the already Ponzi-infected central government program to "protect human dignity".
         As a divergence, had the intent of the legislation concerning Social Security been one to protect the estates of the common man and provide for substantial wealth during the golden years, the meddlesome law would have simply stated,
     "One-percent of the earnings of the employed or self-employed person will be invested in a conservative, private account, to include United States Savings Bonds or Treasury Certificates, Preferred Stock in the following list of major United States private companies, or in the Bond Issuances of any United States political subdivision that is maintaining a AAA bond rating.  The account can be modified by the holder to become any combination of these alternatives on any anniversary of the holder's enrollment date.  These deposits will be the property of the account holder and exempt from taxation by any and all government(s).  These accounts pertain to the estate of the holder and  are transferrable to his/her heirs and assigns"
        Still, even this would have violated any reasonable interpretation of the 10th Amendment, but that is another, even more sound argument against central government institutionalised vote buying programs.
         With 16,500,000 "family units" receiving an average of 60,000 American dollars per year of largess from the central government, we can further calculate that this number translates to about 80,000,000 people who are living like bunnies in the bramble.  They are unseen by most of us.   They live in an culture where they think "work" is that process by which they learn of the terms and conditions required in qualifying for Section 8, food stamps, AFDC, utility payment assistance, free year round school lunch, food-bank registration, medicaid, and many other programs designed to help the poor.   First and foremost of these qualifiers is to make certain that there is no adult male living with the family, especially if his DNA can be traced to any of the minors living under that same roof.   The next qualifier is to know how to respond to the questions of the welfare intake officer and/or the welfare case worker.
          Usually the intake and case officer is the recipient's friend, because the paycheck of that person is made more predictable by the level of "overwork" that he/she must endure in order to "help" the poor. 
         It genuinely leaves the rest of us, in places where there is a close contact between the "bunnies in the bramble" and the human beings in the line, waiting for the checker go through two or three complete grocery carts of junk food and items that we cannot afford, because we are categorised by Obama as millionaires and billionaires, and while we as human beings have to suffer the noise, disorder, filth, and grabbing of things from every display by 3 to 7 wild animals in the form of indisciplinate children....then further having to wait while the 'poor person' goes through three or four different Lone Star Cards before finding one that will cover her charges.   This is a reality that many people in the United States are unaware that exists.    In Hidalgo County of Texas, it is the norm.   In many, many large cities and urban areas throughout the United States, it is the norm.  
         Here is it complicated by the fact that "baby-mothers" who are illegal aliens immediately qualify for all forms of public assistance...."for the good of the 'citizen' baby".  The "baby-mother" knows to have a baby every two to three years so as to keep and expand the gravey-train.   She also knows to find a medicaid doctor who will diagnose one or more of her miracle babies with a condition or learning disability so as to qualify for more "free money".   This also helps in obtaining a maid or "home-help" person to help watch telenovelas while four children wander around with baby bottles full of Coca Cola and Red Soda glued to their mouths and Pampers full of whatever, on every child from 0 to 4 years of  age, inclusive.
         A conservative sociologist can foresee these things happening even as the programs were set up, but in mentioning the obvious, he will be assaulted with charges of being "racist".  However, the people who cat call and complain loudly and openly in the grocery lines are most often the Latinos who are in the productive classes, whether blue or white collar, who just finally go into a dithering melt-down when assaulted by these scenes of profligacy that would shame gambling addict.    Which, of course, brings up the other observation that half of all lottery tickets in Texas are sold to people who hold Lone Star Cards. 
         Lone Star Cards that are obtained to pay a debt (or in the payment for crack or marijuana) are frequently passed around between and among members of the Amalgamated Corner Pharmaceutical Apprentice and Master Plumbers and Crack-pipefitters Union - local 666, as are other government sponsored welfare "credit cards".   Truth be know, it is estimated that 30% of social security payments are used in the purchase of lottery tickets and in gaming expenditures at the numerous casinos now available to the public throughout the United States.

     Solyndra, of course, was touted as
     the Salvation of the Universe
     by Obama and his Department
     of Energy.  When it wentbelly-up,
     Obama put the blame on Bush.
     The fact is that Solyndra was
     set up during the Bush
     Administration, but it was
     denied financing help or
     guarantees.  When Obama came
     in, Solyndra people came to
     collect on theircampaign
     "assistance" and they were
     rewarded...with $800,000,000
     worth of loan
     foisted off on the American
     tax-paying public.
         And yes, Virginia....El Gringo Viejo, and El Zorro, and El Zorro's friend who is related to Nathanial Hawthorne are every bit as opposed to corporate welfare as they are to individual welfare.   Neither works.   For one reason, corporations really are people.   A corporation given its daily ration of fish will soon appear to be like the faux high speed rail projects in China and other Red Chinese public works and "infrastucture" disasters.   The eleven major "Green Energy Initiatives" funded by the stimulus that failed were all headed by a board of directors or management group that consisted either totally or substantially of  Obama campaing operatives and donors.   The amount of money lost by the taxpayers on these "betting on Losers" tactics is more than $3,000,000,000 .    It is very easy to play and lose when the money belongs to evil millionaires and billionaires who make 22,000 t0 1,000,000 dollars per year, who are not Obama donors.

         Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Alva Edison, Eli Whitney, Henry Ford, Wilber and Orville Wright and hundreds of thousands of other inventors and entrepeneurs developed their own financing and/or backers, or sold rights of participation to potential investors and waded though the darkness of doubt and debt and negativism without the aid of the central government.
        The old saw about the Robber Barons and the Railroad Barons being backed by the government is not a functional counter-arguement.  Even with the land grants, all of which were drawn from the public domain, there was no guarantee of profits and competition was used to impulse production, service, and profitability.  Furthermore, there was only one bite at the apple in the sense that transferring public domain assets from the United States central government meant that it became private property with titles held by small and/or large private individuals who would be involved in the establishment of the town-lots, organisations, farms and ranches,  businesses, lateral staging and dreyage companies, Indian Reservations and services, tourism and travel accommodations, etc. etc. etc.
         We introduced two of the best immigrant populations into the fabric of the nation...the Japanese and Chinese, we stabilised another group that was "over-run" and "taken-in" which were the Mexican/Spanish group that had to digest and adapt to the peculiar Anglo/Teutonic obsession with "progress''.   These four very general groupings, in the great main, learned how to handle the blustery, bull-in-the-china-cabinet Calvinists and other assorted religious wierdos, adapt to their strange desires to eat familiar food while adopting chow mein and enchiladas as "American food" all without community organisers teaching us how to get along.
         (For those who think this is a 'Pollyana" rendition of
    Historical American Sociology and Modern Anthropology,
     please feel free to object, but we warn that you will be
     walking into the door in the dark.)
    We are compelled to repeat the inclusion from yesterday's posting, from the line that was sent by El Zorro's friend who is a not-too-distant relative of Nathanial Hawthorne.....
    As always, we thank everyone for the time and attention invested in this site.
    El Gringo Viejo