The past two-plus years of Barack Obama’s presidency have been simply mind-boggling. In just 26 short months, we’ve seen a president tour the world apologizing for America’s power and might. We’ve watched as the government took over one-sixth of the nation’s economy. We’ve witnessed an economic recovery that has needlessly been extended by Keynesian theory in action. It’s almost surreal to see the Obama administration at work.
But there’s nothing quite so mystifying right now as Obama’s military action in Libya. I’ve been in a constant state of confusion since the fighting in Libya began. Why are we stepping in? What are our interests there? We’re OK with getting rid of Qaddafi (however you spell his name today), but that’s not our reason for acting. President Obama is willing to cede our leadership role in the matter to others — including France! — yet, as always, we’re doing the bulk of the heavy lifting. Our economy is in crisis, yet we’re spending hand over fist to fight a war with no clear objective.
And now there’s even talk of arming Libyan rebels who may have ties to al Qaeda. You read that right. FrontPage Magazine reports this fact. As NewsReal Blog’s own David Swindle put it so well:
There’s actually a debate in this country — and in our government’s leadership — about whether we should arm the barbarians who attacked us on 9/11. Just sit for a moment and let that fact sink in.
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