Can you give me an example?

If you have not heard about it, and if you get your news from the LSM I am sure you haven’t, our Community Organizer in Chief managed to both incense an ally, and embarrass America in the Latin community, with one of those usual stupid moments we here in the US take for granted whenever TOTUS is having difficulty. Speaking to members at Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia about the British Falkland islands, in an effort to both smack the Brits as he is wont to do with our closest allies, and score points with the South Americans, he tried to refer to the group of islands by the names the Argentineans call them: the Malvinas. Only as usual, he fucked it up and called them the Maldives, another group of islands in the Indian Ocean and not the South Atlantic.

Those of us here in the US that do not limit our news to the propaganda by the LSM know Obama is prone to making this sort of idiotic mistakes. Heck, the idiot lays claims to being a constitutional scholar, then threatens the SCOTUS when they point out, correctly I add, that the mandate to purchase insurance – basically government forcing people to buy something, which means that if accepted as a valid premise government can now force you to do anything and everything it wants – in Obamacare is a travesty and unconstitutional. He also thinks we have 57 states in the union to name just another of his brilliant gaffes. But it seems that the foreign press is not aware of how stupid Obama is with or without TOTUS as a ridiculous preamble to this article shows:

Barack Obama made an uncharacteristic error, more akin to those of his predecessor George W Bush, by referring to the Falkland Islands as the Maldives.

Really? Bush made this kind of foreign policy blunder? Pissing on the legs of our allies while at the same time leaving no doubt with the people he was trying to impress that he was clueless? If any of you have any such examples, of W. screwing the pooch on the international scene and then doing so while royally shafting an ally, I will be glad to entertain them. Fuck I hate these people that make me defend Bush, but these stupid lies can not be left to stand. Bush may not have been a genius, but compared to the empty suit the LSM covers for so hard, I think he is a genius. The difference here is that in Bush’s case the LSM went out of its way to find things it could make him look stupid for saying or doing, just like they did with Dan Quayle too, and now, the members of the LSM go out of their way to cover the massive number of blunders by Obama. If I put you under a microscope and blew up every time you made the smallest of mistakes I guarantee you I can make you look like an idiot. The again, if I constantly cover up for you and keep feeding the sheeple the narrative of how smart you are, I can create that illusion as well.

Anyway, the South Americans now know for sure Obama is a dunce. Even more damaging is how his secret service is compromised – check out hooker-gate. Seriously, do these people understand that if Obama gets killed we end up with President Biden, which is about the only than more frightening and damaging than what we have now? And in the mean while, Obama managed to shaft the Brits while making himself look like a dunce, yet again. Maybe he can give the Queen another iPod with his speeches or book on it to make up for the screw job. yeah I know, I am such a racialist!

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  1. mrblume

    Nobody cares. Obama is internationally respected regardless of any such blunders, and George W. Bush would have been internationally laughed at even if he had made fewer than Obama.

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  2. Seattle Outcast

    Obama is internationally respected regardless of any such blunders,

    Not really – he’s been losing his international luster for quite some time.

    Obama has made it quite clear over the last three years that he personally despises the Brits for some reason. The UK will wait this pissant out and hope things improve with his replacement.

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  3. Technomad

    The whole “hooker-gate” thing is ridiculous; as far as I know, prostitution isn’t illegal in Colombia. And it shouldn’t be illegal here.

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  4. Kimpost

    Obama’s no superhero in Sweden. Some of his initial stardom definitely has left him. We generally wish that US should have managed to pass more austerity measures, as well as some kind of tax reform (higher taxes). We (well, most of those who care) think that you need higher taxes and more savings. Both, not one or the other.

    Having said that, most people here still think that Obama is

    a) likable and charismatic.
    b) a fellow world community participant.

    Might mostly be perception, since he continues to use rendition, keeps Gitmo open, sends drones into foreign lands, supports the Patriot Act, supports bailouts etc. (fuck, he might actually be George W). Anyway, he still conducts himself in a more distinguished manner. If he isn’t smarter, he acts it.

    It’s still way too early for people here to have an opinion on Romney. It’ll come with time. A good thing for Romney (internationally speaking) is that he now, when the primary has been settled, can move to the middle again. Some of the social stuff from the primaries have been reported on here, with raised eyebrows.

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  5. Mississippi Yankee

    We (well, most of those who care) think that you need higher taxes and more savings. Both, not one or the other.

    Why does Sweden want to raise our taxes? Do they feel the same way about US defending OUR own constitution?

    Barak Obama…he still conducts himself in a more distinguished manner.

    Care to elaborate? Cause I mostly see Chicago street thug with shades of “Black Power” asshole-ism.

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  6. Mississippi Yankee

    Seriously, do these people understand that if Obama gets killed we end up with President Biden, which is about the only than more frightening and damaging than what we have now?

    An assassination now would only turn a Manchurian Candidate into a martyr. That must never happen! Hell I’d protect him so history can’t rewrite his legacy.

    Three years ago I strongly dis-agreed with this thinking. After all Biden would have taken his marching orders from the exact same source. But it might have sent a powerful message back then. The world knew he (Biden) was only insurance and cannon fodder. And we bought it. Don’t look for Uncle Joe in November tho… campaign promises from the 2008 primary need to be fulfilled.
    Her Filthiness will protect ObamAA+ as she cements her own future.

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  7. Kimpost

    Why does Sweden want to raise our taxes? Do they feel the same way about US defending OUR own constitution?

    Ok, I wasn’t very clear. We don’t care about your taxes, per se. I was talking about the US economy, as an important global motor. Your economy is the largest of the world, after all, which means that people will care.

    I’ll grant you that this is much more economist speak, than that of the common man. Ordinary people don’t know squat about what should or should not be done about your budgetary problems.

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  8. Miguelito

    We (well, most of those who care) think that you need higher taxes and more savings. Both, not one or the other.

    We’ve already got the highest corp taxes.. that’s doing us a lot of good.

    Care to elaborate? Cause I mostly see Chicago street thug with shades of “Black Power” asshole-ism.

    Yeah, seriously. Not to mention he bumbles as much as (if not more more than) Bush did anytime he doesn’t have the TOTUS operating at peak efficiency it seems.

    Added via edit:
    People used to make jokes about Reagan having been an actor. If anyone is acting a part… it’s Obama.

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  9. Kimpost

    Care to elaborate? Cause I mostly see Chicago street thug with shades of “Black Power” asshole-ism.

    Most people don’t hang around the Internet following internal US affairs. But what we generally see here is a rhetorically more skillful man. His apology tour (which nobody here regards as an apology tour) was well received. Europeans tend to like a measured tone. Say what you will about George W, a “Euro-elitist” he was not.

    We’ve already got the highest corp taxes.. that’s doing us a lot of good.

    That would be one of the taxes many of our economists would like to see go down. Tax reform could have some taxes go up, and others down.

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  10. Miguelito

    Ok, I wasn’t very clear. We don’t care about your taxes, per se. I was talking about the US economy, as an important global motor. Your economy is the largest of the world, after all, which means that people will care.

    Unfortunately, the problem is all insane spending.. taxing pretty much everyone at crazy high levels couldn’t match what they’re spending now. To say nothing of how that would impolode the economy in it’s own right.

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  11. Kimpost

    Most economists here don’t think that austerity measures would be enough. I kind of agree. But that debate is not new to you guys. It’s the same that’s going on in the US.

    I believe that some of the posters and commentators here agree with it, even is some of you refuse to discuss higher taxes until politicians have shown that they can cut spending. I think that is a stance leading nowhere. Republicans won’t raise taxes. Democrats won’t cut spending. And, there you have it.

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  12. AlexInCT *

    Most economists here don’t think that austerity measures would be enough. I kind of agree. But that debate is not new to you guys. It’s the same that’s going on in the US.

    Kimpost, these economists are absolutely right that austerity will not work. The problem with them and the political class that are aware of this fault in their solution, is that if they have thought this through to it’s logical conclusion, the real and only conclusion that makes sense, and realized that the social model we have now is unsustainable in the long run and can’t continue, no matter what they do, is that they can’t let go because it means they lose out as the vehicle that has gvien them power, wealth, and status is all they know. This thought is anathema to this group of elitist snobs, so what they are doing is just to continue to apply band-aid solutions that involve stealing more money from the productive to keep the status quo, and thus their cushy jobs, and in the process exacerbating the problems and speeding up the end. My fear is that they figure that if the let the system crash, because of well positioned they are, they can just take over then again anyway. Tyranny by degrees.

    We are doomed until our political masters admit that the current social model doesn’t work and scrap it in favor of a system that doesn’t encourage a huge chunk of the population to just live of the work of others. Yes, we need a safety net of some kind, but it shouldn’t be a cradle to grave nanny state that uses money it steals from those that work to buy votes from those that have lost any sense of shame, their dignity, or any kind of ethic or moral grounding and feel fine letting others take care of them while they are perfectly able, but just lazy.

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  13. CM

    So there we have it: economists are all liberals, ergo unprofessional. Therefore we can dismiss everything they say and adopt vague ideological talking points instead. CASE CLOSED!

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  14. AlexInCT *

    So there we have it: economists are all liberals, ergo unprofessional.

    No CM, they are stupid if they are liberals. The fact that you eventually run out of OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY is baltantely obvious to anyone else. But you can keep opening your mouth and removing any doubt you are unable and unwilling to get this simple concept, for whatever reason, just like I pointed out but you felt threathened enough about to post this crap.

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  15. CM

    No CM, they are stupid if they are liberals.

    If they’re liberals, they’re unable to be professional?
    McCain’s economic advisors were telling him the same thing that Obama’s were telling him.
    Anyway, you’re now claming it’s only “liberal economists” that “don’t think that austerity measures would be enough”?

    The fact that you eventually run out of OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY is baltantely obvious to anyone else.

    You can save yourself into poverty just as you can spend yourself into poverty. If the money stops flowing from one of the biggest components, the economy contracts. It’s a matter of balance. Find a reputable economist (non-liberal if you like, whatever) that disagrees with that.

    But you can keep opening your mouth and removing any doubt you are unable and unwilling to get this simple concept, for whatever reason, just like I pointed out but you felt threathened enough about to post this crap.

    Just so you know, I’m going to start trying to leave this garbage alone because it invariably derails the actual subject.

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  16. CM

    The proponents of austerity argue that high fiscal deficits threaten to crowd out private spending and undermine market confidence. Fiscal consolidation is thus potentially expansionary because it is theorized to increase expectations of declining future tax liabilities, interest rates and currency values and to boost the confidence of bond holders and investors; this in turn should have a positive effect on growth by spurring consumption, investment and exports and by stimulating confidence in the financial markets.

    Opposing this view is the basic Keynesian perspective that fiscal retrenchment in a context of recession will only deepen the downturn due to the negative multiplier effect of falling effective demand and the reduction in investment resulting from sagging business confidence. Efforts to reduce the deficit should therefore be postponed until the recovery is firmly entrenched because it is only when the economy has started to grow that these efforts are likely to be successful.

    The historical comparative record supports this interpretation by revealing that fiscal consolidation has only ever been successful in a context of strong macroeconomic fundamentals and economic growth. A recent IMF study finds, further, that in the current environment, the negative short-term effects of austerity are likely to be more severe than usual. The historical record also shows that in the aftermath of a financial crisis, fiscal consolidation tends to be significantly less successful. The Japanese experience during the early 1990s demonstrates just how counter-productive pre-mature fiscal consolidation can be. This lends force to the argument that it is important to first repair the financial sector and restore the channel of credit to the rest of the economy as a necessary precondition to reviving business confidence in the possibility of a recovery.

    In the UK, over-reliance on the financial industry largely explains why Britain, which entered the crisis with a relatively low level of fiscal debt, has seen the budget deficit soar to 11 percent of GDP – only slightly worse than that of the US. There is no question that Britain will eventually have to redress this imbalance. But in the presence of a financial crisis and a bloated financial sector, the timing is highly controversial.

    The ideological stakes in the austerity debate are high. The motivation behind austerity is a political attempt to regain the ground that was lost in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis when confidence in Neoliberalism was severely shaken. But more important than articulating a persuasive critique of the austerity agenda is the formulation of a credible alternative account of the crisis and of the policies that will lead to a sustainable global economic recovery.

    http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/cameco/austerity.html

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  17. JimK

    Just so you know, I’m going to start trying to leave this garbage alone because it invariably derails the actual subject.

    Thank you. If no one else gives a frig, please know that I appreciate you doing this.

    Now Alex? Stop baiting him. If he’s gonna behave, we need to appreciate that. And hope it actually happens. We’re hoping. For change.

    FUCK ME, WE’RE OBAMA VOTERS. That’s it. Hemlock or gunshot? I’m thinking hemlock so there’s less of a mess for the crime-scene cleanup people.

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  18. Mississippi Yankee

    Now Alex? Stop baiting him. If he’s gonna behave, we need to appreciate that. And hope it actually happens. We’re hoping. For change.

    Isn’t that the first sign of insanity?

    That’s it. Hemlock or gunshot? I’m thinking hemlock so there’s less of a mess for the crime-scene cleanup people.

    If I go down it’s only because they won… and there will be a huge fuckin’ mess remaining.

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