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What a Legacy!

Greg Crosby

By Greg Crosby

Published Dec. 30, 2016

What a Legacy!

Dropping any pretense of subtlety or nuance, Barak Obama seems intent on doing everything he can to stick it to America and America's allies on his way out the door. The stab in the back to Israel by Obama last week will go down as one of the worst things that America has ever done to a loyal ally nation; a shameful action which will haunt us for years to come and proves once and for all the measure of the man who orchestrated it.

The United States refused to veto a United Nations resolution that condemned Israel's settlements on the West Bank. The Simon Wiesenthal Center named the Obama administration's move as the worst case of anti-Semitism in 2016.

The Jewish human rights organization wrote the following: "The most stunning 2016 UN attack on Israel was facilitated by President Obama when the US abstained on a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel for settlement construction. It reversed decades-long US policy of vetoing such diplomatic moves against the Jewish State."

Obama, Kerry, and the other weasels in the administration claim that they did not promote, craft, or push for a U.N. vote to censure Israel, but there appears to be proof that that is exactly what they did. They don't even have the courage to own up to their disgustingly devious actions. As far back as November, Secretary of State John Kerry had a closed-door meeting with the foreign minister of New Zealand, one of the resolution's sponsors. I

n his last waning days as president, Obama has solidified "his legacy" for all time. He has shown himself to be the feckless coward and egotistical racist that many of us knew he was all along. In foreign policy he was antagonizing to America's friends, encouraging to America's enemies, and had the talent of being able to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Worst of all, his actions or inactions have brought the world closer to war than it's been for decades.

Let us count the ways. Iraq is in ruins and we're still at war there, the Taliban is stronger than ever in Afghanistan, Iran has been emboldened and on the road to becoming a nuclear super power thanks to Obama's "deal" with them. ISIS has become a major threat. Worldwide Jihad is on the rise, North Africa is a disaster and has become a farm for growing terrorists.

Russia has gained a foothold in the Middle East. China continues its saber rattling as it claims new territories in the Pacific. And let's not forget half a million dead in Syria, and over a million young Muslim men flooding into Europe. The European Union is on its way to imploding. America is weaker than it's been in more than half a century. Other than that, things look great.

Obama's domestic policies have succeeded in shrinking the middle class, keeping poor people in poverty, putting more people on food stamps and dependent on government welfare programs, and driving a wedge between the races. Obama's own Chicago is a virtual killing field thanks to inner city drug gangs. Over the Christmas holiday weekend alone more than 60 people were shot including 11 dead. Contrary to his promise of bringing America together, he has pulled us apart.

His priorities and biases can be traced back to his far Left-leaning upbringing, his socialistic studies in college (such as Saul Alinsky's "Rules For Radicals"), attending a church for many years that was headed up by an America-hating pastor, all the way to his associations with known Weather Underground radicals such as Bill Ayers and convicted crooks like Tony Rezko. The list of shady alliances is a long one.

His announcer's voice, toothy smile, studied bearing, and nonspecific motto of hope and change hid what proved to be eight years of deceptive, lying, and hateful political tactics and cover-ups. He accomplished nothing constructive for America. But his legacy is assured. History will remember this man as one of the worst, if not the worst, presidents ever elected to office.

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