danmillerinpanama:

For many voters in the United States foreign policy is viewed, if at all, as inconsequential. Some are “low information voters.” Others, like the fruitful young woman in this video, probably have yet to achieve that relatively elevated level. Have she, and others who managed to rise to low information status, even heard of Mr. Ben Ghazi? Do they know who Mr. Hagel, Senator Kerry and Mr. Brennan are? If so, do they care?

Yet they are entitled to vote and many do. What about those who care enough about foreign policy to realize that Benghazi is a place in Libya, not a person? What about those who also realize that the Obama Administration tried to hide the reasons for the killing of Americans there? Knowing that, what percentage of them nevertheless voted for President Obama in November? How many of them did so because Team Romney had inadequate get-out-the-vote software and how many because they saw little difference between him and President Obama?

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Isolationism will backfire – Israel Opinion, Ynetnews.

Op-ed: In second term, Obama allowing himself to implement policies that are dangerous to America and the entire world

Hagai Segal

Published: 01.13.13, 19:51 / Israel Opinion

The dissolution of the Soviet Union left the world with one superpower, the United States. President Barack Obama’s second term may leave the world with no superpower at all. Ahead of his inauguration on January 21, Obama is undermining the very foundation of his country’s favored status in the international arena. He knows there won’t be a third term, so he is allowing himself to realize all of the basic ideas that drive him; ideas that are dangerous to America and the entire world.

The nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary despite the wall-to-wall criticism should prove to people who are usually calm that there is a major problem at hand. Obama’s decision to…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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  1. Ruvy says:

    Dan,
    I often wonder if the Republicans were “instructed” to throw the last two races in 2008 and 2012. Obama is a traitor, plain and simple, a man who, if he enters the White House at all, should be entering through the servants’ entryway. He is trash. I’m being polite here.

    As for American voters, they continue to amaze me with their stupidity and ignorance. All the best to you and the bride in Panamá.

    Ruvy

    • Thanks, Ruvy

      Ever since November 6th, I’ve been pushing the idea that we need a new Conservative Party rather than two Democrat parties. The reactions can be summarized as “Yeah. Good idea. Yawn.”

      Best to you and yours,

      Dan

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