Why does Obama lie so blatantly?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (11 posts)
  1. ptosis profile image73
    ptosisposted 5 years ago

    Why does Obama lie so blatantly?

    Austria holds plane of Bolivia president Evo Morales at Vienna airport for several hours at US request to search for Edward Snowden. Didn't Obama  say? "won't engage in wheeling and dealing to get NSA leaker Snowden extradited to US"

    This is on top of "closing  Gitmo" and having a more "transparent administration". Seems the only thing that is apparent is how comfortable he is in his power zone that shields him.


    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/8165218_f260.jpg

  2. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 5 years ago

    As far as I can tell (every) candidate fails to live up to all of their promises made in an election. I cannot think of a single one who did everything he or she said they would.
    I suspect what happens most of the time the candidate thinks he or she knows everything there is to know about making a decision until they are actually sitting in a chair listening to advisors that they grasp just how complex some issues are.
    At one point out here in Illinois there was talk about using an empty prison to hold prisoners from Quantanamo Bay. Having suspected terrorists in our back yard did not sit well! I can't imagine too many other states want to house them either.
    I also believe every "new" president believes the old president didn't know what they were doing. Whether someone liked president Bush's policies or not there can be no doubt that he did what he thought was best to protect out shores. It was president Bush that pushed for the Patriot Act  and the increase in domestic spying. (Note) All industrialized countries do this on some level in hopes catching terrorists before they act.  J. Edgar Hoover had been spying on citizens many decades ago. I imagine both Democrats and Republicans responsible for national security would have no problem defending the methods in place to protect the country. Make no mistake about it Snowden is still a (fugitive) and the president is going to allow law enforcement to do their job. He's not going to personally oversee the process.

    1. ptosis profile image73
      ptosisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Disagree  #1  over 100 acquitted Gitmo prisoners will never be released - ever. #2 although empty campaign promises are the norm - I can't think of 1 single one he kept - including healthcare that just been gutted until 2014.

    2. dashingscorpio profile image87
      dashingscorpioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      He promised to get Bin Laden, we did. He got the healthcare bill passed. Implimenting it was always going to be a challenge. Troops are coming home from Iraq. He helped GM recover. It's impossible not to have done (one) good thing and get re-elected.

    3. lone77star profile image84
      lone77starposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      How do we know he got Osama? More government lies. Osama died in 2002 and had nothing to do with 9/11. Solid steel never offers Zero resistance as government scientists claim about WTC7. Lies!

  3. profile image0
    CalebSparksposted 5 years ago

    Those in powerful elitist positions do not care what the average citizen thinks or says. They do not usually feel threatened by the people...unless enough of them decide to do something about it. Americans have not collectively come to the place where they want to do something about wide-spread governmental corruption. The majority are still comfortable with their lifestyles.

  4. ptosis profile image73
    ptosisposted 5 years ago

    dashingscorpio  you said "It's impossible not to have done (one) good thing and get re-elected."

    If that is so, then please explain Bush43.

    Since I could not comment twice on your answer  - I'm abusing this Q&A and should go to the forum on this one. If there is a link in the forum about this then please add it to this  'answer'.  Thank you.

    It is an open secret that over 80% of incumbents get re-elected and therefore does not indicate a mandate by the people.

    1. dashingscorpio profile image87
      dashingscorpioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It depends on one's views. Here is on link. http://us-presidents.findthedata.org/q/ … plishments He also did a lot to help combat AIDS in Africa. Some people in the U.S. loved the tax cuts as well.

    2. ptosis profile image73
      ptosisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Went to link & you're right, it does depend on point of view!

  5. Borsia profile image45
    Borsiaposted 5 years ago

    America is for sale to the highest bidder and Obama has done well by the financial industries (profiteers), the multinational arms interests and the lawyers & unions.
    You have to remember that Obama comes from the most corrupt political machine in the country so he is an accomplished and polished liar. He was a mediocre junior senator and one of the biggest pork barrel spenders in the country 3rd behind Barbra Boxer and Diane Feinstein.
    The fact is that there hasn't been a president for America's best interest since WWII one could easily argue that it goes back much further than that, I wouldn't call them wrong.
    But you have, essentially,  2 party system with both parties are equally corrupt and a media who is equally corrupt it is almost impossible for voters to make a good choice. Add to this that the voters themselves are willing to vote for whoever supports their particular pork, regardless of whether it is good for America.
    It is unlikely that this will change until the US finally goes over the edge of no return, we are probably already there.
    In the very near future the US dollar will cease to be the international currency of exchange and then all hell will beak loose.

  6. lone77star profile image84
    lone77starposted 4 years ago

    They only tell enough lies to keep the sheep asleep. The Corporate Party media works for the same people who pull the strings of the President and Congress. The system is corrupt to the core.

    And any president who dares step out of line will have the CIA to contend with. Remember what happened to JFK? E. Howard Hunt confessed on his deathbed that government operatives killed Kennedy and he was part of that Big Event.

    The Beast is maturing. Armageddon is just around the corner. The End of Times began with the rebirth of Israel. The clock is ticking.

    Heavenly Father, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come...

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)