Friday, November 27, 2009

Barack Obama, Democrats Pledge to Eliminate Osama bin Laden.

Democrats Pledge to 'Eliminate' Osama - Democratic Underground

Democrats Pledge to 'Eliminate' Osama
By LIZ SIDOTI, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats promise to "eliminate" Osama bin Laden and ensure a "responsible redeployment of U.S. forces" from Iraq in 2006 in an election-year national security policy statement.

In the position paper to be announced Wednesday, Democrats say they will double the number of special forces and add more spies, which they suggest will increase the chances of finding al-Qaida's elusive leader. They do not set a deadline for when all of the 132,000 American troops now in Iraq should be withdrawn.

"We're uniting behind a national security agenda that is tough and smart and will provide the real security George Bush has promised but failed to deliver," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said in remarks prepared for delivery Wednesday.

His counterpart in the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the Democrats are offering a new direction — "one that is strong and smart, which understands the challenges America faces in a post 9/11 world, and one that demonstrates that Democrats are the party of real national security."

Osama defies Obama.

In June 2008
, Democrat Barack Obama says he'll take no lectures from Republicans on who will keep America safer. Obama told reporters that the Republicans have no "standing to suggest that they've learned a lot of lessons from 9/11." He said they "helped to engineer the distraction of the war in Iraq at
a time when we could have pinned down the people who actually committed 9/11." He said Osama bin Laden is still at large in part because of their failed strategies.

The Obama team believes the Bush administration has downplayed the
importance of catching the FBI's most-wanted terrorist because it has
not been able to find him.

"We will kill bin Laden. We will crush al Qaeda. That has to be our biggest national security priority,"
Obama said during the presidential debate on October 7.

Then two months after Obama was elected.
Barack Obama suggested last night that removing Osama bin Laden from the battlefield was no longer essential and that America's security goals could be achieved merely by keeping al-Qaeda "on the run".

"My preference obviously would be to capture or kill him," he said. "But if we have so tightened the noose that he's in a cave somewhere and can't even communicate with his operatives then we will meet our goal of protecting America."

"I think that we have to so weaken [bin Laden's] infrastructure that, whether he is technically alive or not, he is so pinned down that he cannot function," Obama said. "And I'm confident that we can keep them on the run and ensure that they cannot train terrorists to attack our homeland."

Then in March 2009

"Good morning," began the President today. "Today, I am announcing a comprehensive, new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.  And this marks the conclusion of a careful policy review, led by Bruce [Reidel], that I ordered as soon as I took office."

The President stressed the perilous position we find ourselves in there, and the threat that would arise should safe havens on Pakistan go unchallenged or should the government in Afghanistan fall to the Taliban again. He also noted that 2008 was the deadliest year to date in that war.

So I want the American people to understand that we have a clear and focused goal: to disrupt, dismantle and defeat al Qaeda in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and to prevent their return to either country in the future. That's the goal that must be achieved. That is a cause that could not be more just.

By on 11.25.09  in the American Spectator

"After ten months, people are rightly asking questions about the war President Barack Obama has made his own -- Afghanistan. Or rather, they are wondering, observing Vice President Joseph Biden publicly opposing troop increases and Defense Secretary Robert Gates foreshadowing that there is limited time in
which to disown it.

In recent days, however, there are rumors that Obama will announce next week the deployment of a further 30,000 troops -- 10,000 less than the 40,000 more troops requested months ago by the U.S. commander, General Stanley McChrystal. produce success, whether the President wishes to disown

Why the hesitation?
When Barack Obama ordered a new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan as soon as he took office? And in March he wanted the American people to know that he had a clear and
focused goal
. As long it didn't mean more troops?

After months of apparently agonizing deliberations rife with public disagreements among his military advisers, Obama will announce his Afghanistan strategy in a prime-time address to the nation Tuesday from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

But there are growing signs that a troop surge of that size will face serious skepticism in (Democrat) Congress. Aside from doubts about the mission in Afghanistan, some senior congressional Democrats are questioning the high price of a troop surge, which could cost $30 billion or more annually.

These are the same Democrats that said in 2006 they will double the number of special forces and add more spies and will provide the real security George Bush has promised but failed to deliver.
As you can see the Democrats don't have the stomach or back bone to protect us.

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