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You’re witnessing a fantastic fit of pique from Barack Hussein Obama. This American president is watching a legacy of statism, Islamism, globalism, elitism, blackism, post-Americanism, post-Christianity slip away, and he’s fighting tooth-and-nail for the ideological sludge in which he has mired America.

Obama is having a terrific tantrum, the effects of which President-elect Donald Trump must reverse. Why so? Aside from a few laudable initiatives—trade with Cuba and a lesser involvement in the Syrian civil war—Obama has fought for nothing but the dreadful propositions already mentioned. Trump has promised to fight for the American people. Never the twain shall meet.

To Trump, making America great means making the American people great. To Obama, making America great means making government great and aggrandizing himself in the process.

But the metrosexual Obama has finally met his match. Two Alpha Males, Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, are causing the world’s wunderkind to unravel. Both represent the interests of their voters; while Obama fights for the coercive ideology he shares with Angela Merkel and George Soros. Looking for a brawl with the Russian Bear certainly works against the interests of the American people, and for Washington, Brussels and the “expert” and think-tank internationalist industry.

And so, in the words of a Kremlin spokesman, “Almost every level of dialogue with the United States is frozen.” This, as a spiteful Obama punishes Russia for infractions the American people, by-and-large, don’t believe the Russians committed. Differently put, “The proof is not in the Putin.”

Ordinarily, to mouth about someone’s “motivation” is to make a logically invalid argument. The reason being that the motivation behind an individual’s deeds can seldom be divined. But, “Barack Obama, it’s not as though we hardly knew thee.” We know the outgoing president all too well. Obama is a case study in hubris. He began his presidency by claiming, in 2008, that his crowning was “the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.”

“[T]his was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on Earth,” Obama vaporized. “This was the moment—this was the time—when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves, and our highest ideals.”

His eight lean years Obama ended with similar arrant and arrogant nonsense: “I’m confident that if I had run again and articulated [my vision of progressive change], I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it.”

It’s perfectly plausible, then, to posit that Obama’s retaliation against Russia, three weeks before the inauguration of his successor, is a last-ditch attempt to gain one-upmanship over Trump, who is dominating the news cycle, a thing the narcissistic incumbent can’t abide.

Essentially, B. Hussein Obama is crashing about like a maniac in trying to retain his unwarranted status. Lo and behold, in the course of BHO’s flailing, we discover that government is perfectly capable of deporting foreigners when it wants to. Witness Obama’s petulant expulsion of Russian diplomats, payback for that country’s alleged harassment of American diplomats (no proof provided). This from the man who did nothing about Muslims murdering an American diplomat in Afghanistan.

Likewise, Obama’s Russophobic lickspittles—establishment conservatives and neoconservatives included—screamed blue murder when Trump merely threatened trade tariffs, as part of a clever negotiation strategy. Trump would launch a trade war, they hollered. The same sorts think nothing of risking real wars by inflicting sanctions that starve children and radicalize entire countries against the US.

In the context of our America-First interests, let’s look briefly at the significance of Obama’s dust-up with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel, seeing a weakness in Obama’s crumbling facade, has pounced. Here’s the sequence:

First came the UN’s unremarkable resolution, condemning the establishment of West Bank settlements as a flagrant violation of international law and a major obstacle to that ever-elusive peace with the MOPE (Most Oppressed People Ever, the Palestinians). Security Council Resolution 2334 was one among countless over the years. Passing anti-Israel resolutions is a popular UN parlor game.

Next was the US’s “decision to abstain” from vetoing that resolution.

Last but not least was Netanyahu’s well-timed fury. The Israeli prime minister has asserted that the US orchestrated the UN vote against Israel. Helping to cement Obama’s legacy as an enemy of the Jewish State was Alan Dershowitz. The prominent pro-Obama civil libertarian has accused B. Hussein of personally lying to the law professor (Dershowitz), early in 44’s presidency, about being friend to Israel.

To top the blows to the outsized Obama ego, the UN cheerily kicked Obama and Secretary Kerry to the curb: It endorsed a truce in Syria, brokered by Russia and Turkey, sans Obama.

So Obama is spinning out of control. His parting shot at Russia has been described in the Russian press using bon mots like “impotent,” “political corpse,” “illiterate in foreign policy,” presiding over a “campaign of disinformation,” as badly behaved as a tenant trashing an apartment he no longer rents; his goal being to “create new problems for President-elect Trump.”

Hissed one Russian political commentator: “Obama has nothing else to do but break all the windows in the White House and deposit a pile of […] on the steps.”

Why is all this good for America Firsters? The dynamic “Process of Trump,” delineated in “The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed,” is ongoing. Trump, inadvertently yet tactically, has chipped away at the Obama legacy, as the Left, steered by the nitworks, desperately galvanizes court historians to reinflate this empty vessel of a president.

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ILANA Mercer is a paleolibertarian writer and thinker based in the US. Her weekly column was begun in Canada in 1999. Ilana is the author of The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016) and Into The Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011). Follow ilana on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IlanaMercer , Gab: https://gab.ai/ILANAMERCER, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PaleolibertarianAuthorILANAMercer/.

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  1. Avery says:

    Good article up to ……

    {In the context of our America-First interests, let’s look briefly at the significance of Obama’s dust-up with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. }

    What does ‘America-First’ have to do with ‘…. Netanyahu’s well-timed fury.’ I despise Obama like many others, but the arrogant and misbehaved Israeli leaders spitting on American institutions and leaders is reason enough to slap the deranged Netanyahu hard. When US Congress prostrates itself in front of a foreign leader and chooses sides with the foreign leader vs the President of their own country, then something has to give.

    America-First means America-First, not America&Israel First.

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    • Agree: MEexpert, Realist
    • Replies: @woodNfish
    No, there are several problems with your concerns. First, odumbass is no leader. He's an empty suit with the presidential seal. Our government is made up of three bodies and none of them owe any allegiance to the other. Our founders set it up that way so the separate bodies would keep each other in check. Odumbass is a fascist muslim traitor and has NO allegiance to this country. He has NEVER put this country first no matter how often he mouths the words if there is one absolute fact we know about him it is that he is a constant liar. The last 8 years prove that.
    , @TheProphet
    Actually, Israel is vital to the United States interests. Without Israel, the US wouldn't have any influence in the region. Israel is the only Democratic Country in the entire Middle East and supplies us with an inordinate amount of intel from neighbor Nations. In addition, The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is of historical significance to Jews and Christians. It's the oldest Jewish site in Israel. So it is in our best interest to protect these places and not allow the Muslims to take what was never theirs. The UN has stolen this holy site and given it to Muslims. With Israel it has always been in a give and take relationship. Both the US and Israel exchange volumes of data on enemies and threats. We exchange weapons technology and we're large trading partners. Allowing Israel to be defeated would be signing our death warrant for a few years down the road.
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  2. Next was the US’s “decision to abstain” from vetoing that resolution.

    Which was the correct decision. Defending Israel is not any business of the US government or responsibility of the American tax payer.

    It is not up to the employee of the American people, the president, to be a “friend” to Israel any more than it is for him to be a “friend” to Serbia, El Salvador, or Mongolia.

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  3. (((Mercer))) shilling for ARE GREATEST ALLY.

    Zionist Jews deny the Palestinians exist.
    Liberal Jews deny whites exist.

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  4. I generally refrain from vulgarity, but in this case, describing Obama as acting like a petulant faggot seems correct.
    We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama’s first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation.
    In the run up to the inauguration, one might have hoped he would act with decorum. No chance. He has done everything demanded by the CIA and much more. He is the CIA’s creature, no doubt about it.
    In return, the CIA have largely hidden his past life. Given his connection with the Rev Wright, it would have been difficult to predict his latter day interest in homosexual and transgender “rights.” May be Wayne Madsen is right on this matter – Obama is a closeted homosexual. Certainly, his petulance does nothing to dispel the rumours.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama’s first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation."

    Care to offer proof rather than Fake News Story bravado?
    , @in the middle
    "Obama is a closeted homosexua"

    Ye think??

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et38_Ufv-Jw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2DAbpU2Hj8
  5. anonymous says:

    This ‘going to pot’ phrase is probably literally true. A large part of the Hussein contingent appear to be pot-puffers in real life and one wonders if he himself indulged in a bit of it during his eight years. Quoting what he said in some speech that he gave from the endless number of them is somewhat problematic. Speeches are written by professional speechwriters and politicians just read them off the teleprompter. They may hardly know or care what it contains, it’s the delivery that counts. Actors in movies aren’t credited for their lines, just how well they execute them. Speaking on his own he was just glib, vague and threw high-sounding generalities around with no follow-through. He was a weakling who couldn’t say no to his own Secretary of State Clinton and let her create one disaster after another. He spent most of his time golfing, vacationing, hanging around with his buds, watching sports and movies. Just a lazy, showboating gasbag.

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    • Agree: Jim Christian
    • Replies: @Jim Christian
    See: The Choom Gang", Obama's first and perhaps only group of real friends. They were ferocious potheads, consumers of Hawaiian buds rarely seen in the States. Obama was smoking 1st rate, high-THC weed long before he came to the States and at a very early age. He was surely disappointed with the seedy and low quality pot that was the norm in the late seventies and eighties. Everything about him when he speaks off the teleprompter screams "burnout". He can pretend, but he can't hide.
  6. maple says:

    When two Christian alpha male grown ups, in contrast to the Godless Bathouse Barry and his wookie in drag Michael Obongo, start working together few weeks from now, not many will remember Obongo, except those unfortunate enough to live near symbols of his life time legacy, the transgender lavatories. Hopefully these too, will evaporate with him eventually

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  7. dearieme says:

    It’s odd that The Left haven’t compared Putin/Trump to Hitler/Mussolini (or vice versa). Presumably they are too ignorant to spot the opportunity.

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  8. Binyamin says:

    Israel can only survive in the long run if the two state solution is implemented. As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu. His aggressive antics in the West Bank resulting in the building of more and more Jewish settlements means the two state solution may no longer be a realistically viable proposition. Israel cannot survive as a Jewish majority country within a one state framework and still call itself democratic because the Arabs of West Bank will be denied the vote, will be ruled in the manner of colonial subjects of bygone era and will effectively be second class citizens.

    I have been to Israel and can attest that within its internationally recognized borders it remains the most successful, liberal, and economically vibrant Middle Eastern country. Yet venture a few dozen miles into the West Bank and you see several million Arabs under effective quasi colonial occupation which us Israel apologists find shameful and impossible to defend. Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.

    As usual Mercer the inauthentic South African immigrant is clueless about what America First really means. It means an America whose president is not answerable to the prime minister of Israel or any other country. It means pursuing a foreign policy which is independent of the national interest of Israel or any other foreign country and takes no notice of Netanyahu’s tantrums when determining what position to take.

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform. I am aware that he is on record as saying that he provides a platform for poor, struggling writers who cannot get their work published (perhaps because they say unfashionable things?). Come on Ron, this article is piss poor and a cut and paste rubbish lifted from some right wing / Alt Right website or Sean Hannity on Fox News. I do not agree with most of Obama’s policies but I take exception to the writer’s racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name (Hussein) which Obama never uses.

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    • Replies: @William Kelley
    Please , for the love of God, go away Hillary.
    , @Authenticjazzman
    " racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name".

    Just how does this constitute " racial abuse"?

    Is he, BHO, to be afforded protection from the public becoming aware of the implications surrounding his middle name?

    Okay so you voted for him twice, and you are one of his worshipers and you are wanting to spare him all strife right?

    Authenticjazzman, "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
    , @Devils Advocate
    "Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world."

    WRONG!!!!! Apartheid worked just fine for those countries where it was practiced. South Africa and Rhodesia were much better off under apartheid that they are today, under "democracy".

    It's not what we don't know that's the problem. Fake history that we know to be true, is the problem. Garbage in, garbage out.
    , @TTaylor
    She's from Israel not South Africa
  9. Andrei Martyanov [AKA "SmoothieX12"] says: • Website

    Essentially, B. Hussein Obama is crashing about like a maniac in trying to retain his unwarranted status.

    Obama is merely another, however pathetic, iteration of US political establishment of the last quarter century. Starting with Clinton’s Administration: arrogant, unprofessional, megalomaniac and ignorant, to name a few defining characteristics. Obama is a symptom, not a root cause. I see no difference in principle between Obama’s tantrums and McCain’s support of terrorism, or set of attitudes of many US lawmakers which can only be described as the thirst for war crimes (granted that most of those “heroes” didn’t serve a single day in uniform). US so called “academe” and think-tankdom related to the “studies” of outside world, and media commentariat is a joke. So, Obama is as American as baseball world series and an apple pie. Obama’s utter failures are not his own only–too many contributors had a hand in what is a complete failure to grasp the nature and the scale of a tectonic geopolitical shift which manifested itself first time in 1999 in aggression against Serbia. American “exceptionalism” is the name of the illness–everything starts with it.

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  10. attonn says:

    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don’t recall a single instance…Every time he opens his mouth – he lies. Obamacare, Syria, and now “Russian hacking”. Anyone who believes this ass-clown needs to visit a shrink asap.

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    • Replies: @William Kelley
    Agreed. The truth is not in him. He is of his father the Devil.
    , @Andrei Martyanov

    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don’t recall a single instance…
     
    Obama has to be studied by historians as the best representative of an acute problems which affected generally most of US political class. All politicians lie it is just that Obama lied from the position which has to be associated less with politicking and more (much more) with statesmanship. US political class (establishment) is not capable anymore of producing statesmen. The last figure which could be remotely compared to statesman was Bush Sr.
    , @woodNfish
    Don't forget how odumbass always said he would turn to concentrating on jobs after some big disaster he and his fellow commie-dems shoved through Congress. It was always a lie, unless he meant he would work on destroying millions more jobs than he already had.
  11. @Binyamin
    Israel can only survive in the long run if the two state solution is implemented. As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu. His aggressive antics in the West Bank resulting in the building of more and more Jewish settlements means the two state solution may no longer be a realistically viable proposition. Israel cannot survive as a Jewish majority country within a one state framework and still call itself democratic because the Arabs of West Bank will be denied the vote, will be ruled in the manner of colonial subjects of bygone era and will effectively be second class citizens.

    I have been to Israel and can attest that within its internationally recognized borders it remains the most successful, liberal, and economically vibrant Middle Eastern country. Yet venture a few dozen miles into the West Bank and you see several million Arabs under effective quasi colonial occupation which us Israel apologists find shameful and impossible to defend. Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.

    As usual Mercer the inauthentic South African immigrant is clueless about what America First really means. It means an America whose president is not answerable to the prime minister of Israel or any other country. It means pursuing a foreign policy which is independent of the national interest of Israel or any other foreign country and takes no notice of Netanyahu's tantrums when determining what position to take.

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform. I am aware that he is on record as saying that he provides a platform for poor, struggling writers who cannot get their work published (perhaps because they say unfashionable things?). Come on Ron, this article is piss poor and a cut and paste rubbish lifted from some right wing / Alt Right website or Sean Hannity on Fox News. I do not agree with most of Obama's policies but I take exception to the writer's racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name (Hussein) which Obama never uses.

    Please , for the love of God, go away Hillary.

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  12. @attonn
    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don't recall a single instance...Every time he opens his mouth - he lies. Obamacare, Syria, and now "Russian hacking". Anyone who believes this ass-clown needs to visit a shrink asap.

    Agreed. The truth is not in him. He is of his father the Devil.

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  13. Andrei Martyanov [AKA "SmoothieX12"] says: • Website
    @attonn
    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don't recall a single instance...Every time he opens his mouth - he lies. Obamacare, Syria, and now "Russian hacking". Anyone who believes this ass-clown needs to visit a shrink asap.

    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don’t recall a single instance…

    Obama has to be studied by historians as the best representative of an acute problems which affected generally most of US political class. All politicians lie it is just that Obama lied from the position which has to be associated less with politicking and more (much more) with statesmanship. US political class (establishment) is not capable anymore of producing statesmen. The last figure which could be remotely compared to statesman was Bush Sr.

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  14. @anonymous
    This 'going to pot' phrase is probably literally true. A large part of the Hussein contingent appear to be pot-puffers in real life and one wonders if he himself indulged in a bit of it during his eight years. Quoting what he said in some speech that he gave from the endless number of them is somewhat problematic. Speeches are written by professional speechwriters and politicians just read them off the teleprompter. They may hardly know or care what it contains, it's the delivery that counts. Actors in movies aren't credited for their lines, just how well they execute them. Speaking on his own he was just glib, vague and threw high-sounding generalities around with no follow-through. He was a weakling who couldn't say no to his own Secretary of State Clinton and let her create one disaster after another. He spent most of his time golfing, vacationing, hanging around with his buds, watching sports and movies. Just a lazy, showboating gasbag.

    See: The Choom Gang”, Obama’s first and perhaps only group of real friends. They were ferocious potheads, consumers of Hawaiian buds rarely seen in the States. Obama was smoking 1st rate, high-THC weed long before he came to the States and at a very early age. He was surely disappointed with the seedy and low quality pot that was the norm in the late seventies and eighties. Everything about him when he speaks off the teleprompter screams “burnout”. He can pretend, but he can’t hide.

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  15. @Binyamin
    Israel can only survive in the long run if the two state solution is implemented. As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu. His aggressive antics in the West Bank resulting in the building of more and more Jewish settlements means the two state solution may no longer be a realistically viable proposition. Israel cannot survive as a Jewish majority country within a one state framework and still call itself democratic because the Arabs of West Bank will be denied the vote, will be ruled in the manner of colonial subjects of bygone era and will effectively be second class citizens.

    I have been to Israel and can attest that within its internationally recognized borders it remains the most successful, liberal, and economically vibrant Middle Eastern country. Yet venture a few dozen miles into the West Bank and you see several million Arabs under effective quasi colonial occupation which us Israel apologists find shameful and impossible to defend. Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.

    As usual Mercer the inauthentic South African immigrant is clueless about what America First really means. It means an America whose president is not answerable to the prime minister of Israel or any other country. It means pursuing a foreign policy which is independent of the national interest of Israel or any other foreign country and takes no notice of Netanyahu's tantrums when determining what position to take.

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform. I am aware that he is on record as saying that he provides a platform for poor, struggling writers who cannot get their work published (perhaps because they say unfashionable things?). Come on Ron, this article is piss poor and a cut and paste rubbish lifted from some right wing / Alt Right website or Sean Hannity on Fox News. I do not agree with most of Obama's policies but I take exception to the writer's racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name (Hussein) which Obama never uses.

    ” racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name”.

    Just how does this constitute ” racial abuse”?

    Is he, BHO, to be afforded protection from the public becoming aware of the implications surrounding his middle name?

    Okay so you voted for him twice, and you are one of his worshipers and you are wanting to spare him all strife right?

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  16. It would be really nice if we could just get the Israel issue out of American political discourse altogether. We should cease all foreign aid to Israel and make every effort to excommunicate Israeli lobbyists working in DC, but in return we should let them deal with their Palestinian problem any damn way they please. Israel is not something any American should be forced to have an opinion about.

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  17. @Binyamin
    Israel can only survive in the long run if the two state solution is implemented. As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu. His aggressive antics in the West Bank resulting in the building of more and more Jewish settlements means the two state solution may no longer be a realistically viable proposition. Israel cannot survive as a Jewish majority country within a one state framework and still call itself democratic because the Arabs of West Bank will be denied the vote, will be ruled in the manner of colonial subjects of bygone era and will effectively be second class citizens.

    I have been to Israel and can attest that within its internationally recognized borders it remains the most successful, liberal, and economically vibrant Middle Eastern country. Yet venture a few dozen miles into the West Bank and you see several million Arabs under effective quasi colonial occupation which us Israel apologists find shameful and impossible to defend. Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.

    As usual Mercer the inauthentic South African immigrant is clueless about what America First really means. It means an America whose president is not answerable to the prime minister of Israel or any other country. It means pursuing a foreign policy which is independent of the national interest of Israel or any other foreign country and takes no notice of Netanyahu's tantrums when determining what position to take.

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform. I am aware that he is on record as saying that he provides a platform for poor, struggling writers who cannot get their work published (perhaps because they say unfashionable things?). Come on Ron, this article is piss poor and a cut and paste rubbish lifted from some right wing / Alt Right website or Sean Hannity on Fox News. I do not agree with most of Obama's policies but I take exception to the writer's racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name (Hussein) which Obama never uses.

    “Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.”

    WRONG!!!!! Apartheid worked just fine for those countries where it was practiced. South Africa and Rhodesia were much better off under apartheid that they are today, under “democracy”.

    It’s not what we don’t know that’s the problem. Fake history that we know to be true, is the problem. Garbage in, garbage out.

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    • Replies: @dearieme
    "South Africa and Rhodesia were much better off under apartheid": Rhodesia didn't have apartheid.
  18. dearieme says:
    @Devils Advocate
    "Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world."

    WRONG!!!!! Apartheid worked just fine for those countries where it was practiced. South Africa and Rhodesia were much better off under apartheid that they are today, under "democracy".

    It's not what we don't know that's the problem. Fake history that we know to be true, is the problem. Garbage in, garbage out.

    “South Africa and Rhodesia were much better off under apartheid”: Rhodesia didn’t have apartheid.

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  19. Corvinus says:
    @Verymuchalive
    I generally refrain from vulgarity, but in this case, describing Obama as acting like a petulant faggot seems correct.
    We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama's first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation.
    In the run up to the inauguration, one might have hoped he would act with decorum. No chance. He has done everything demanded by the CIA and much more. He is the CIA's creature, no doubt about it.
    In return, the CIA have largely hidden his past life. Given his connection with the Rev Wright, it would have been difficult to predict his latter day interest in homosexual and transgender "rights." May be Wayne Madsen is right on this matter - Obama is a closeted homosexual. Certainly, his petulance does nothing to dispel the rumours.

    “We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama’s first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation.”

    Care to offer proof rather than Fake News Story bravado?

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    • Replies: @Verymuchalive
    Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama's mother, was employed in various "community" posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA. From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation. From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA. And there's more like that.
    Barrack Obama's first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn't gloss over. The 1977 NYT expose of the Corporation is something the NYT would never do now, such has been the collapse in standards of the MSM.
  20. TTaylor says:
    @Binyamin
    Israel can only survive in the long run if the two state solution is implemented. As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu. His aggressive antics in the West Bank resulting in the building of more and more Jewish settlements means the two state solution may no longer be a realistically viable proposition. Israel cannot survive as a Jewish majority country within a one state framework and still call itself democratic because the Arabs of West Bank will be denied the vote, will be ruled in the manner of colonial subjects of bygone era and will effectively be second class citizens.

    I have been to Israel and can attest that within its internationally recognized borders it remains the most successful, liberal, and economically vibrant Middle Eastern country. Yet venture a few dozen miles into the West Bank and you see several million Arabs under effective quasi colonial occupation which us Israel apologists find shameful and impossible to defend. Thank you Netanyahu for your efforts to turn Israel into an apartheid state. Just remember, apartheid was tried once and it did not work. Moreover, colonialism ended years ago and therefore the rest of the world will not accept that a people be subjected to permanent quasi colonial rule in a post colonial world.

    As usual Mercer the inauthentic South African immigrant is clueless about what America First really means. It means an America whose president is not answerable to the prime minister of Israel or any other country. It means pursuing a foreign policy which is independent of the national interest of Israel or any other foreign country and takes no notice of Netanyahu's tantrums when determining what position to take.

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform. I am aware that he is on record as saying that he provides a platform for poor, struggling writers who cannot get their work published (perhaps because they say unfashionable things?). Come on Ron, this article is piss poor and a cut and paste rubbish lifted from some right wing / Alt Right website or Sean Hannity on Fox News. I do not agree with most of Obama's policies but I take exception to the writer's racial abuse of the president by persistent reference to his middle name (Hussein) which Obama never uses.

    She’s from Israel not South Africa

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    • Replies: @Chris Mallory
    She was born in South Africa, from her bio:

    Ilana was born in South Africa, which her father, Rabbi Ben Isaacson, decided to leave pursuant to harassment by the South African security police on account of his anti-apartheid preaching and activism. (Ilana herself fought petty apartheid tirelessly.) The family departed in the 1960s for Israel, where Ilana spent her formative years. She returned to South-Africa in the 1980s, married and had a daughter. The family emigrated to Canada in 1995, and then went on to settle in the US.

    Read more @ http://www.ilanamercer.com/biographical/#ixzz4Udn8vOVB
  21. anonymous says:

    I do not understand why Ron Unz continues to provide Mercer a platform.

    Just another concern troll popping out of nowhere demanding censorship of viewpoints they don’t want the public to be exposed to. For the good of this website, of course, about which they care deeply.

    As a friend of Israel I despair every time I hear Netanyahu.

    No greater friend hath Israel. With friends like this they’ll be undone.

    I have been to Israel

    Precisely what were you doing snooping around there? Tourist? Or as a member of some organization?

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  22. My Disgust-O-Meter pegged a long time ago with this guy (BHO).

    Now, I’m just numb.

    Dude, just go already.

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  23. @TTaylor
    She's from Israel not South Africa

    She was born in South Africa, from her bio:

    Ilana was born in South Africa, which her father, Rabbi Ben Isaacson, decided to leave pursuant to harassment by the South African security police on account of his anti-apartheid preaching and activism. (Ilana herself fought petty apartheid tirelessly.) The family departed in the 1960s for Israel, where Ilana spent her formative years. She returned to South-Africa in the 1980s, married and had a daughter. The family emigrated to Canada in 1995, and then went on to settle in the US.

    Read more @ http://www.ilanamercer.com/biographical/#ixzz4Udn8vOVB

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    She fought petty apartheid tirelessly? Her family left South Africa in the 1960, how old was she when her family left South Africa? Why return from Israel after being harassed for fighting apartheid?

    I don't believe much of what she says about herself.

  24. @Corvinus
    "We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama’s first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation."

    Care to offer proof rather than Fake News Story bravado?

    Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother, was employed in various “community” posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA. From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation. From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA. And there’s more like that.
    Barrack Obama’s first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn’t gloss over. The 1977 NYT expose of the Corporation is something the NYT would never do now, such has been the collapse in standards of the MSM.

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    "Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother, was employed in various “community” posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA."

    Likelihood. So you are merely speculating here.

    "From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation."

    By whom?

    "From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA."

    More speculation on your part. Do you have clear evidence that directly ties her to the CIA?

    "Barrack Obama’s first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn’t gloss over."

    Again, what proof do you have that demonstrates he was receiving orders from the CIA to conduct business on their behalf?
    , @woodNfish
    You are being trolled by an obama fellator. I suggest you put him in your ignore file as I did.
  25. Corvinus says:
    @Verymuchalive
    Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama's mother, was employed in various "community" posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA. From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation. From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA. And there's more like that.
    Barrack Obama's first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn't gloss over. The 1977 NYT expose of the Corporation is something the NYT would never do now, such has been the collapse in standards of the MSM.

    “Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama’s mother, was employed in various “community” posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA.”

    Likelihood. So you are merely speculating here.

    “From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation.”

    By whom?

    “From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA.”

    More speculation on your part. Do you have clear evidence that directly ties her to the CIA?

    “Barrack Obama’s first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn’t gloss over.”

    Again, what proof do you have that demonstrates he was receiving orders from the CIA to conduct business on their behalf?

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  26. “This was the moment—this was the time—when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves, and our highest ideals.”

    Not to mention that earlier gem from the campaign, “We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.”

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  27. woodNfish says:
    @Avery
    Good article up to ......

    {In the context of our America-First interests, let’s look briefly at the significance of Obama’s dust-up with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. }

    What does 'America-First' have to do with '.... Netanyahu’s well-timed fury.' I despise Obama like many others, but the arrogant and misbehaved Israeli leaders spitting on American institutions and leaders is reason enough to slap the deranged Netanyahu hard. When US Congress prostrates itself in front of a foreign leader and chooses sides with the foreign leader vs the President of their own country, then something has to give.

    America-First means America-First, not America&Israel First.

    No, there are several problems with your concerns. First, odumbass is no leader. He’s an empty suit with the presidential seal. Our government is made up of three bodies and none of them owe any allegiance to the other. Our founders set it up that way so the separate bodies would keep each other in check. Odumbass is a fascist muslim traitor and has NO allegiance to this country. He has NEVER put this country first no matter how often he mouths the words if there is one absolute fact we know about him it is that he is a constant liar. The last 8 years prove that.

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  28. woodNfish says:
    @attonn
    When was Obama truthful about anything? I don't recall a single instance...Every time he opens his mouth - he lies. Obamacare, Syria, and now "Russian hacking". Anyone who believes this ass-clown needs to visit a shrink asap.

    Don’t forget how odumbass always said he would turn to concentrating on jobs after some big disaster he and his fellow commie-dems shoved through Congress. It was always a lie, unless he meant he would work on destroying millions more jobs than he already had.

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  29. woodNfish says:
    @Verymuchalive
    Stanley Ann Dunham, Obama's mother, was employed in various "community" posts subsidized by the American government whilst in Indonesia. Given her later history, the likelihood is that these were at the behest of the CIA. From 1978 to 1980, she was employed in Java directly by USAID, widely regarded as a CIA front organisation. From 1981 to 1984 in Jakarta she was an officer of the Ford Foundation, another organisation with close links to the CIA. And there's more like that.
    Barrack Obama's first job after graduating from Columbia was at the Business International Corporation, which then had close links with the CIA, which even the Wikipedia article on the Corporation doesn't gloss over. The 1977 NYT expose of the Corporation is something the NYT would never do now, such has been the collapse in standards of the MSM.

    You are being trolled by an obama fellator. I suggest you put him in your ignore file as I did.

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    Thanks for the useful advice. The guy would claim black is white. One to totally ignore in the future.
  30. TTaylor says:
    @Chris Mallory
    She was born in South Africa, from her bio:

    Ilana was born in South Africa, which her father, Rabbi Ben Isaacson, decided to leave pursuant to harassment by the South African security police on account of his anti-apartheid preaching and activism. (Ilana herself fought petty apartheid tirelessly.) The family departed in the 1960s for Israel, where Ilana spent her formative years. She returned to South-Africa in the 1980s, married and had a daughter. The family emigrated to Canada in 1995, and then went on to settle in the US.

    Read more @ http://www.ilanamercer.com/biographical/#ixzz4Udn8vOVB

    She fought petty apartheid tirelessly? Her family left South Africa in the 1960, how old was she when her family left South Africa? Why return from Israel after being harassed for fighting apartheid?

    I don’t believe much of what she says about herself.

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  31. @woodNfish
    You are being trolled by an obama fellator. I suggest you put him in your ignore file as I did.

    Thanks for the useful advice. The guy would claim black is white. One to totally ignore in the future.

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  32. @Avery
    Good article up to ......

    {In the context of our America-First interests, let’s look briefly at the significance of Obama’s dust-up with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. }

    What does 'America-First' have to do with '.... Netanyahu’s well-timed fury.' I despise Obama like many others, but the arrogant and misbehaved Israeli leaders spitting on American institutions and leaders is reason enough to slap the deranged Netanyahu hard. When US Congress prostrates itself in front of a foreign leader and chooses sides with the foreign leader vs the President of their own country, then something has to give.

    America-First means America-First, not America&Israel First.

    Actually, Israel is vital to the United States interests. Without Israel, the US wouldn’t have any influence in the region. Israel is the only Democratic Country in the entire Middle East and supplies us with an inordinate amount of intel from neighbor Nations. In addition, The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is of historical significance to Jews and Christians. It’s the oldest Jewish site in Israel. So it is in our best interest to protect these places and not allow the Muslims to take what was never theirs. The UN has stolen this holy site and given it to Muslims. With Israel it has always been in a give and take relationship. Both the US and Israel exchange volumes of data on enemies and threats. We exchange weapons technology and we’re large trading partners. Allowing Israel to be defeated would be signing our death warrant for a few years down the road.

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    #34 was a reply to your #33 post.
    , @in the middle
    OMG! are you kidding? or on drugs! I wonder how we survived prior to 1948 then! There was not Talmudist running things in Palestine prior to 1948 when they took the land and created that apartheid land!

    "We exchange weapons technology"

    No we don't. We give them billion of dollars yearly in weapons , enough to pay the tuition college for our students here in the USA.
    So, no, we will survive, and thrive even better without sustaining those evil talmudists in the middle east, and avoiding making the rest of the middle east hating more four our disgraceful support for the talmudists.
  33. Avery says:

    {Allowing Israel to be defeated would be signing our death warrant for a few years down the road.}

    Are you serious?
    America will sign its death warrant if Israel is defeated?

    {We exchange weapons technology and we’re large trading partners.}

    We exchange nothing: US taxpayers fund development of high tech weapons and US either gives it to Israel or Israel steals it. US also directly funds numerous military projects in Israel (e.g. Iron Dome).
    What ingrate Israel does after stealing US military tech is sometimes sell it to US adversaries (e.g. China).

    We are not trading partners: Israel sells a variety of products into the vast, wealthy, and open American market. Trade imbalance is ~$10 Billion per annum in Israel’s favour.
    And even the stats of what US sells to Israel is bogus: US taxpayers give Israel $ billions every year, then Israel buys American goods or services with American taxpayer dollars. How is that ‘trade’?

    Israel is a financial and political burden on the US taxpayer.
    If Israel disappeared tomorrow, US would be no worse off.

    The very successful, very wealthy Jewish American diaspora can send as many private $ billions as they wish to Israel. As is their constitutional right. But I see not reason for American taxpayers to send a dime to a country that is quite wealthy and has a very high PPP $33,700 (2015 est.). The criminal attack on USS Liberty, the murder of American Rachel Corrie by crushing her under a bulldozer, the Israeli spy Pollard who caused massive damage to US, etc, etc,…… is a discussion for another time.

    But the notion that if Israel disappears, US will somehow also disappear (‘death warrant’) borders on delusional. US is self sufficient in everything. US grew into a global industrial powerhouse all on its own a hundred years ago, and hasn’t stopped. US grew into a superpower long before Israel existed.

    ‘Death Warrant’: give me a break.

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  34. Avery says:
    @TheProphet
    Actually, Israel is vital to the United States interests. Without Israel, the US wouldn't have any influence in the region. Israel is the only Democratic Country in the entire Middle East and supplies us with an inordinate amount of intel from neighbor Nations. In addition, The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is of historical significance to Jews and Christians. It's the oldest Jewish site in Israel. So it is in our best interest to protect these places and not allow the Muslims to take what was never theirs. The UN has stolen this holy site and given it to Muslims. With Israel it has always been in a give and take relationship. Both the US and Israel exchange volumes of data on enemies and threats. We exchange weapons technology and we're large trading partners. Allowing Israel to be defeated would be signing our death warrant for a few years down the road.

    #34 was a reply to your #33 post.

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  35. Seraphim says:

    @badly behaved as a tenant trashing an apartment he no longer rents

    This was an image which came to my mind too (I did use it somewhere else), with the addition that the evicted tenant shits on the floor and smears the walls!

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  36. @Verymuchalive
    I generally refrain from vulgarity, but in this case, describing Obama as acting like a petulant faggot seems correct.
    We know little about this man apart from his close links to the CIA. His mother worked for a series of CIA front organisations mainly abroad. Obama's first job after graduation was with another CIA front organisation.
    In the run up to the inauguration, one might have hoped he would act with decorum. No chance. He has done everything demanded by the CIA and much more. He is the CIA's creature, no doubt about it.
    In return, the CIA have largely hidden his past life. Given his connection with the Rev Wright, it would have been difficult to predict his latter day interest in homosexual and transgender "rights." May be Wayne Madsen is right on this matter - Obama is a closeted homosexual. Certainly, his petulance does nothing to dispel the rumours.

    “Obama is a closeted homosexua”

    Ye think??

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  37. @TheProphet
    Actually, Israel is vital to the United States interests. Without Israel, the US wouldn't have any influence in the region. Israel is the only Democratic Country in the entire Middle East and supplies us with an inordinate amount of intel from neighbor Nations. In addition, The Temple Mount in Jerusalem is of historical significance to Jews and Christians. It's the oldest Jewish site in Israel. So it is in our best interest to protect these places and not allow the Muslims to take what was never theirs. The UN has stolen this holy site and given it to Muslims. With Israel it has always been in a give and take relationship. Both the US and Israel exchange volumes of data on enemies and threats. We exchange weapons technology and we're large trading partners. Allowing Israel to be defeated would be signing our death warrant for a few years down the road.

    OMG! are you kidding? or on drugs! I wonder how we survived prior to 1948 then! There was not Talmudist running things in Palestine prior to 1948 when they took the land and created that apartheid land!

    “We exchange weapons technology”

    No we don’t. We give them billion of dollars yearly in weapons , enough to pay the tuition college for our students here in the USA.
    So, no, we will survive, and thrive even better without sustaining those evil talmudists in the middle east, and avoiding making the rest of the middle east hating more four our disgraceful support for the talmudists.

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  38. fitzGetty says:

    No wonder the NYT is a laughing stock … malicious, devious, biased, happily failing …

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