Does Obama Hate America?

December 11, 2014

 
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The Architect of Destruction
By Maureen Scott

Barack Obama appears to be a tormented man filled with resentment, anger, and
disdain for anyone of an opinion or view other than his. He acts in the
most hateful, spiteful, malevolent, vindictive ways in order to
manipulate and maintain power and control over others. Perhaps, because,
as a child, he grew up harboring an abiding bitterness toward the U.S.
that was instilled in him by his family and mentors…it seems to have
never left him.

It is not the color of his skin that is a problem
in America .

Rather it is the blackness that fills his soul and
the hollowness in his heart where there should be abiding pride and love
for this country.

Think: Have we ever heard Obama speak lovingly
of the U.S. or its people, with deep appreciation and genuine respect
for our history, our customs, our sufferings and our blessings? Has he
ever revealed that, like most patriotic Americans, he gets “goose bumps”
when a band plays “The Star Spangled Banner,” or sheds a tear when he
hears a beautiful rendition of ” America the Beautiful?” Does his heart
burst with pride when millions of American flags wave on a National
holiday – or someone plays “taps” on a trumpet? Has he ever shared the
admiration of the military, as we as lovers of those who keep us free,
feel when soldiers march by? It is doubtful because Obama did not grow
up sharing our experiences or our values. He did not sit at the knee of
a Grandfather or Uncle who showed us his medals and told us about the
bravery of his fellow troops as they tramped through foreign lands to
keep us free. He didn’t have grandparents who told stories of suffering
and then coming to America , penniless, and the opportunities they had
for building a business and life for their
children.
Away from this
country as a young child, Obama didn’t delight in being part of America
and its greatness. He wasn’t singing our patriotic songs in
kindergarten, or standing on the roadside for a holiday parade and
eating a hot dog, or lighting sparklers around a campfire on July 4th as
fireworks exploded over head, or placing flags on the grave sites of
fallen and beloved American heroes.

Rather he was separated from
all of these experiences and doesn’t really understand us and what it
means to be an American. He is void of the basic emotions that most feel
regarding this country and insensitive to the instinctive pride we have
in our national heritage. His opinions were formed by those who either
envied us or wanted him to devalue the United States and the traditions
and patriotism that unites us.

He has never given a speech that
is filled with calm, reassuring, complimentary, heartfelt statements
about all the people in the U.S. Or one that inspires us to be better
and grateful and proud that in a short time our country became a leader,
and a protector of many. Quite the contrary, his speeches always
degenerate into mocking, ridiculing tirades as he faults our
achievements as well as any critics or opposition for the sake of a
laugh, or to bolster his ego. He uses his Office to threaten and create
fear while demeaning and degrading any American who opposes his policies
and actions. A secure leader, who has noble self-esteem and not false
confidence, refrains from showing such dread of critics and displaying a
cocky, haughty
attitude.
Mostly, his time
seems to be spent causing dissension, unrest, and anxiety among the
people of America , rather than uniting us (even though he was presented
to us as the “Great Uniter”). He creates chaos for the sake of keeping
people separated, envious, aggrieved and ready to argue. Under his
leadership Americans have been kept on edge, rather than in a state of
comfort and security. He incites people to be aggressive toward, and
disrespectful of, those of differing opinions. And through such
behavior, Obama has lowered the standards for self-control and mature
restraint to the level of street-fighting gangs, when he should be
raising the bar for people to strive toward becoming more considerate,
tolerant, self-disciplined, self-sustaining, and
self-assured.

Not a day goes by that he is not attempting to defy
our laws, remove our rights, over-ride established procedures, install
controversial appointees, enact divisive mandates, and assert a
dictatorial form of
power.

Never has there been a leader of this great land who used such tactics
to harm and hurt the people and this country.

• Never have we had
a President who spoke with a caustic, evil tongue against the citizenry
rather than present himself as a soothing, calming and trustworthy
force.

• Never, in this country, have we experienced how much
stress one man can cause a nation of people – on a daily
basis!

Obama
has promoted the degeneration of peace, civility, and quality of
cooperation between us. He thrives on tearing us down, rather than
building us up. He is the Architect of the decline of America , and the
epitome of a Demagogue.

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Maureen Scott
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Maureen Scott is an ardent American patriot who was
born in Pittsburgh, PA, and retired to Richmond, VA, in 2000.
Free from the nine-to-five grind of writing for employers and clients, she began
writing political commentary to please herself and express her
convictions. Our Pledge of Allegiance, a military band playing the
National Anthem, and the wisdom of our Founding Fathers, inspire her
passion and views. Her life is guided by a firm belief that truth is the
most important virtue, and that God knows what He is doing with
her. Please take the time to read and listen to this good American
woman. I believe you will be glad you did.

The U.S. Air Force’s air power superiority over China is rapidly diminishing in light of rapid Chinese modernization of fighter jets, cargo planes and stealth aircraft, according to a recently released Congressional review.

The 2014 U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission recommends that Congress appoint an outside panel of experts to assess the U.S.-Chinese military balance and make recommendations regarding U.S. military plans and budgets, among other things.

The Commission compiled its report based upon testimony, various reports and analytical assessments along with available open-source information. The review states that the Chines People’s Liberation Army currently has approximately 2,200 operational aircraft, nearly 600 of which are considered modern.

“In the early 1990s, Beijing began a comprehensive modernization program to upgrade the PLA Air Force from a short-range, defensively oriented force with limited capabilities into a modern, multi-role force capable of projecting precision airpower beyond China’s borders, conducting air and missile defense and providing early warning,” the review writes.

One commissioner involved with the review told Military​.com he wants to see Congress provide the requisite funding for the U.S. to retain its technological superiority in light of China’s rapid progress. This includes providing funding for the Pentagon’s Pacific rebalance, he said.

“Every year we make forty to fifty recommendations to Congress. Commissioners highlight what they consider to be the most important ten recommendations.  This year among the top ten recommendations was one to ensure that the budget to meet the Pacific rebalance is adequate,” said Larry Wortzel, a commissioner tasked with helping to oversee the compilation and publication of the annual review.

Regarding stealth aircraft, the review mentions the recent flights of prototypes of the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter, calling the aircraft more advanced than any other air platform currently deployed in the Asia-Pacific region.  The Chinese are also testing a smaller stealth fighter variant called the FC-31, according to the report.

China recently displayed the Shenyang FC-31 stealth fighter at China’s Zhuhai Air Show. However, several analysts have made the point that it is not at all clear if the platform comes close to rivaling the technological capability of the U.S. F-35.

However, the U.S. technological advantage in weaponry, air and naval platforms is rapidly decreasing, according to the review. To illustrate this point, the review cites comments from an analyst who compared U.S.-Chinese fighter jets to one another roughly twenty years ago versus a similar comparison today.

The analyst says in 1995 a high-tech U.S. F-15, F-16 or F/A-18 would be vastly superior to a Chinese J-6 aircraft. However today — China’s J-10 and J-11 fighter jet aircraft would be roughly equivalent in capability to an upgraded U.S. F-15, the review states.

Alongside their J-10 and J-11 fighters, the Chinese also own Russian-built Su-27s and Su-30s and are on the verge of buying the new Su-35 from Russia, the review states.

“The Su-35 is a versatile, highly capable aircraft that would offer significantly improved range and fuel capacity over China’s current fighters. The aircraft thus would strengthen China’s ability to conduct air superiority missions in the Taiwan Strait, East China Sea, and South China Sea as well as provide China with the opportunity to reverse engineer the fighter’s component parts, including its advanced radar and engines, for integration into China’s current and future indigenous fighters,” the review writes.

In addition to stealth technology, high-tech fighter aircraft and improved avionics, the Chinese have massively increased their ability with air-to-air missiles over the last 15-years, the review finds.

“All of China’s fighters in 2000, with the potential exception of a few modified Su-27s, were limited to within-visual-range missiles. China over the last 15 years also has acquired a number of sophisticated short and medium-range air-to-air missiles; precision-guided munitions including all-weather, satellite-guided bombs, anti-radiation missiles, and laser-guided bombs; and long-range, advanced air-launched land-attack cruise missiles and anti-ship cruise missiles,” the review says.

The review also points to the Y-20 aircraft, a new strategic airlifter now being tested by the Chinese which has three times the cargo-carrying capacity of the U.S. Air Force’s C-130.  Some of these new planes could be configured into tanker aircraft, allowing the Chinese to massively increase their reach and ability to project air power over longer distances.

At the moment, the Chinese do not have a sizeable or modern fleet of tankers, and many of their current aircraft are not engineered for aerial refueling, a scenario which limits their reach.

“Until the PLA Navy’s first carrier-based aviation wing becomes operational, China must use air refueling tankers to enable air operations at these distances from China. However, China’s current fleet of air refueling aircraft, which consists of only about 12 1950s-era H–6U tankers, is too small to support sustained, large-scale, long-distance air combat,” the review states.

Using Y-20s as tankers would make China more effective into the South China Sea and the East China Sea, Wortzel explained.

The review also cites Russian media reports claiming that Russia has approved the sale of its new, next-generation S-400 surface-to-air-missile to China.

“Such a sale has been under negotiation since at least 2012. The S–400 would more than double the range of China’s air defenses from approximately 125 to 250 miles—enough to cover all of Taiwan, the Senkaku Islands, and parts of the South China Sea,” the review says.

The review also catalogues information related to China’s nuclear arsenal and long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles such as the existing DF-31 and DF-31A along with the now-in-development DF-41.

“They already have road-mobile ICBMs that carry nuclear weapons. The DF-41 is expected to have as many as 10 re-entry vehicles,” Wortzel added.

Some prominent lawmakers, such as HASC Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee chairman Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., have expressed concern regarding the review’s findings.  Forbes has consistently talked about the U.S. need to properly address the potential threat posed by rapid Chinese military modernization and expansion.

“If you look back at the approach the Pentagon was taking 10 years ago, they were missing what China was doing. China was growing geometrically,” Forbes told Military​.com in an interview. “I think we have to be looking globally to make sure we are creating the kind of strategies that are going to be necessary to defend this country a decade from now or two decades from now.”

Read more: http://defensetech.org/2014/12/04/report-chinese-air-force-closes-gap-with-u-s/#ixzz3LMLzYQHi
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