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Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'[W:530]

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Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama on Tuesday unleashed a blistering verbal assault on Donald Trump and his proposal for a ban on Muslims entering the country, saying the suggestion violates the principles of American democracy and dismissing the "yapping" from "politicians who tweet."Obama also angrily pushed back against criticism for not using the term "radical Islamic terrorism," calling it "loose talk."

"What exactly would using this language accomplish? What exactly would it change?" Obama asked during remarks at the Treasury Department. "Would it make ISIL less committed to try and kill Americans?" he continued, using a different acronym for ISIS.
"Would it bring in more allies? Is there a military strategy that is served by this? The answer is none of the above. Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away."


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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference. [/FONT][/COLOR]

It appears that Trump and his followers will not be satisfied until all 1.6 Billion Muslims are radicalized. Which brings the question "Who's side are they on?"
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference. [/FONT][/COLOR]

It just shows his cowardice. This wouldn't even be a talking point if he wouldn't refuse to tell the truth. If a Christian suicide bomber detonates himself in time square, we'd say "The Christian radical terrorist"...etc.

He's a coward, nothing more. Honestly people are making this out to be something bigger than it is. No one expects Obama to do anything that might offend muslims.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference. [/FONT][/COLOR]

Of course he's right. Look, I don't care for Obama at all. But for people to be screaming that this is all his fault because he doesn't call them "radical extremists" or whatever Trump is ordering his loyal band of followers to say, that's just downright absurd. Donald Trump apparently thinks all it takes is a good tongue lashing to make them stop doing what they're doing.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

It just shows his cowardice. This wouldn't even be a talking point if he wouldn't refuse to tell the truth. If a Christian suicide bomber detonates himself in time square, we'd say "The Christian radical terrorist"...etc.

He's a coward, nothing more. Honestly people are making this out to be something bigger than it is. No one expects Obama to do anything that might offend muslims.

He's a "coward" that has launched more airstrikes and killed more high ranking terrorist officials than all of our allies combined.

You are also still avoiding the question of how using this label changes anything? What are the resulting policy or legal changes from using the new label.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

He's a "coward" that has launched more airstrikes and killed more high ranking terrorist officials than all of our allies combined.

You are also still avoiding the question of how using this label changes anything? What are the resulting policy or legal changes from using the new label.

"Donald Trump called me a radical extremist. Oh noes! Time to hang up my suicide bomber vest."

I can just picture it.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

It just shows his cowardice. This wouldn't even be a talking point if he wouldn't refuse to tell the truth. If a Christian suicide bomber detonates himself in time square, we'd say "The Christian radical terrorist"...etc.

He's a coward, nothing more. Honestly people are making this out to be something bigger than it is. No one expects Obama to do anything that might offend muslims.
I think BO thinks a Muslim who bombs isn't a terrorist but a conservative or tea-partier is (and they don't have to bomb). Kinda identifies BO's ideology, don't ya think?
 

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I think BO thinks a Muslim who bombs isn't a terrorist but a conservative or tea-partier is (and they don't have to bomb). Kinda identifies BO's ideology, don't ya think?

Yes. Obama doesnt think Osama Bin Laden is a terrorist. :roll: You'r irrationality is ridiculous.
 

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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference. [/FONT][/COLOR]

Not surprised, Obama is defending his religion and their medieval ways .
 

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Worst terror attack since 9/11 and Obama is shaming and lecturing us. It's astounding. If only he would get fired up over ISIL the way he does over Donald Trump and the GOP. didn't he say he would unify everyone when he took office?! Yet every speech he singles out and blasts half the country. Please GO ALREADY!

what incredible luck these terrorists have. Every time they slaughter someone obama rushes to tell us that WE are the problem. Why the hell WOULD they stop?
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

Worst terror attack since 9/11 and Obama is shaming and lecturing us. It's astounding. If only he would get fired up over ISIL the way he does over Donald Trump and the GOP. didn't he say he would unify everyone when he took office?! Yet every speech he singles out and blasts half the country. Please GO ALREADY!

what incredible luck these terrorists have. Every time they slaughter someone obama rushes to tell us that WE are the problem. Why the hell WOULD they stop?

Hhmm, you're right, maybe he should drone bomb Trump and the GOP even more than he does to ISIL to show exactly how much more they enrage him!
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

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He's right. What do many conservatives believe is going to happen if Obama labels it "radical Islam"? Is ISIS and other groups like Al-Qaeda going to drop their guns turn around and go home? Its not going to make a lick of a difference. [/FONT][/COLOR]
It's ironic that the man who spent the last few years telling us we had to watch our language, lest we give credence to the enemy, is now telling us that our language doesn't matter.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

What exactly is wrong about calling a thing by its name?
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

It appears that Trump and his followers will not be satisfied until all 1.6 Billion Muslims are radicalized. Which brings the question "Who's side are they on?"

You don't understand the issue any better than Obama, apparently. You know what creates Islamic radicals? Hint: it isn't Trump. It isn't Gitmo.

Its the Koran.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

Not surprised, Obama is defending his religion and their medieval ways .

Oh boy we got ourselves a big Trumper here!
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

Worst terror attack since 9/11 and Obama is shaming and lecturing us. It's astounding. If only he would get fired up over ISIL the way he does over Donald Trump and the GOP. didn't he say he would unify everyone when he took office?! Yet every speech he singles out and blasts half the country. Please GO ALREADY!

what incredible luck these terrorists have. Every time they slaughter someone obama rushes to tell us that WE are the problem. Why the hell WOULD they stop?

Worst terrorist attack since 9/11 and Donald Trump is congratulating himself on "calling it."
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

It just shows his cowardice. This wouldn't even be a talking point if he wouldn't refuse to tell the truth. If a Christian suicide bomber detonates himself in time square, we'd say "The Christian radical terrorist"...etc.

He's a coward, nothing more. Honestly people are making this out to be something bigger than it is. No one expects Obama to do anything that might offend muslims.

LOL! Other than slaughter them wholesale.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

You don't understand the issue any better than Obama, apparently. You know what creates Islamic radicals? Hint: it isn't Trump. It isn't Gitmo.

Its the Koran.

No, not really. There are many millions more Muslims who read it and don't become radical, so your claim comes up short.

There have to be other inputs that contribute to it.

Religious fundamentalism and conservatism spring to mind.
 

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I think BO thinks a Muslim who bombs isn't a terrorist but a conservative or tea-partier is (and they don't have to bomb). Kinda identifies BO's ideology, don't ya think?

No, not at all.
 

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Not surprised, Obama is defending his religion and their medieval ways .

Obama is not muslim, you conspiratorial nutjob.
 

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What exactly is wrong about calling a thing by its name?

I suppose that depends on whether you would describe alienating potential allies and making them less likely to cooperate as "wrong."
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

It appears that Trump and his followers will not be satisfied until all 1.6 Billion Muslims are radicalized. Which brings the question "Who's side are they on?"

They are not well known for their ability to exercise critical thought. I think you expect way too much from them.
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

What exactly is wrong about calling a thing by its name?

Nothing. So call them radical extremists. Call them brown assholes. Call them camel jockeys. Call them whatever you want. Okay.

So now what?
 

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Re: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

Nothing. So call them radical extremists. Call them brown assholes. Call them camel jockeys. Call them whatever you want. Okay.

So now what?

Well, that will fix everything Tres. Just ask a Trumper. LOL!
 
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