Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Obama: Let's get a bunch of people (folks) together and hold a summit to talk about violent extremism and how to stop it...

maybe some midnight basketball would help.

On the heels of Barf  Harf, from the State Department, suggesting that getting extremists jobs would stop violence, and her having to further explain to us that her statement was too "nuanced" for us run-of-the-mill plebes to understand, Obama's handlers are pulling his mouth strings up and down to allow us to hear tidbits like this:
"There is no one profile of a violent extremist or terrorist. So there is no way to predict who will become radicalized. Around the world, and here in the United States,  inexcusable acts of violence have been committed against people of different faiths by people of different faiths. Which is a betrayal of all our faiths. It’s not unique to one group."
 "Summit" is just a fancy word for meeting, and 99.9% of meetings ever called are pointless wastes of time. Are we to presume that this one is any different?

Want to read some really scary stuff about how all this violence is going to be quelled?  If so, head over to White and read the fact sheet on countering violent extremism.

Obama also said, "We are not at war with Islam", and yet representatives from Boston, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis are at this useless meeting to share their pilot programs to stop recruitment of terrorists:
During Wednesday's session, the White House highlighted pilot programs in three metropolitan areas -- Boston, Los Angeles, and the Twin Cities, where law enforcement and Muslim-American groups are trying to join forces to counter violent extremism.  source
Wait.  I didn't see a mention of programs to reach out to the Knights of Columbus, the Lutheran League, or even the highly radicalized and dangerously infiltrated Girl Scouts.

No siree.

They're reaching out to the Muslims.

Any questions?

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