2014 Politics in the United States of America

Once more we could see that the United States of America kept making it the most difficult for its president to come to good results.
The Tea Party House enjoyed continuously throwing poison pills in the arena and killing any interesting plan to open the government because they thought it didn’t do enough to end Obamacare. House Republicans, in love with them, didn’t even vote on a single plan to avert the fiscal cliff and end the shutdown.
Trying to quickly spin their way out of the blame, after admitting defeat in the Republicans’ outrageous shutdown, John Boehner told his fellow Republicans:

“We fought the good fight.”

English: U.S. President Barack Obama meets wit...

English: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Speaker of the House John Boehner during the debt ceiling increase negotiations. The official White House caption says “President Barack Obama meets with Speaker of the House John Boehner on the patio near the Oval Office, Sunday, July 3, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Instead of taking responsibility for their outrageous shutdown, the GOP was patting themselves on the back and threatening to do it all over again. And the Americans looked at it, but did not see it how certain politicians could bring the country closer to the abyss and had the country teetering on the brink of economic catastrophe.

Before the second mandate already a lot of mud was thrown to opposite politicians. It is also incredible how much money those people seem to be able to get to spend on smearing campaigns like the massive $2 million attack blitz to tear down Democrats and boost Tea Partiers in two must-win Senate state by the Koch brothers. Afterwards an other 2 million did look like peanuts for them and it became more than 10 million.

Once more the United States showed the world, everything in that country, turns around money and who has most of it can rule the country. The States could see how a campaign to fill the $75,000 hole in their response plan:

If we fall short, it could put the entire Senate at risk of a Republican takeover.

Republican groups — including one backed by the Koch brothers — are redoubling their efforts to destroy it by spending millions on deceitful attacks against Democrats in key battleground states. If Democrats can’t urgently respond to these attacks, it could put our Senate majority in jeopardy.

Rachel Maddow reported a that as Obamacare started to succeed, it was coming to be a political liability for Republicans. But the opposite is true as well — that’s why they’ve put everything they have into destroying it now.

In the six Senate battlegrounds where the Kochs had launched attacks, in January 2014 the word went around:

“Democratic senators’ approval ratings [are] plummeting.” Because the Republicans need to win just six seats to seize control of the Senate, MSNBC is now projecting that the Republicans have the advantage in this fight.

In the Summer President Obama ordered U.S. forces to be dispatched to the Iraq region, in response to offensives in Iraq conducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, at the invitation of the Iraqi Government, to assess Iraqi forces and the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). ISIL attacked Kurdish-held territory in northern Iraq, and captured three towns in northern Iraq, close to the autonomous region Iraqi Kurdistan.

Barack Obama denounced Islamic State as a “cancer” that must be “extracted” from the Middle East during a powerful tribute to James Foley.

Locations of airstrikes in Syria by 24 September 2014

The United States had on 5 August 2014 begun with direct supply of munitions to the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces and, with Iraq’s agreement, the shipment of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program weapons to the Kurds, according to Zalmay Khalilzad, the former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and the U.N., in the Washington Post, and the following days the American CIA secretly sent arms to the Kurds. Before 11 August, U.S. and allies had started rushing antitank weapons etc. to Kurdish fighters, and the U.S. intended to provide longer-range weapons.

Obama repeated his support for new Iraqi premier Haidar al-Abadi’s attempts to form a more inclusive government, but warned he must act quickly to undermine support for the radicals.“I was impressed in my conversation with him [Abadi] about his vision for an inclusive government but they’ve got to get this done because the wolf’s at the door,” he told reporters.

It took until the end of the year before they managed to kill Hassan Saeed Al-Jabouri, the ISIL governor of Mosul, who was also known as Abu Taluut, by a US-led Coalition airstrike in Mosul.

The best news about America and its relations was the announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama on December 17, 54 years after Eisenhower had given his approval to a CIA plan to arm and train a group of Cuban refugees to overthrow the Castro regime, the imposed measures of sanctions against Cuba from 1962 January where considered to be loosened and leaving an opening to come to normal relations between the U.S. and Cuba. The relaxing (not yet a lifting) of the embargo between the United States and Cuba will allow import, export, and certain commerce within a limit between the two and make it much easier for Cubans living in other countries to send money to their family enabling them to buy better and foreign goods.

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Preceding review of 2014: My blogs 2014 in review

Next: 2014 Politics all over the world

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Additional readings:

  1. Many present American citizens do not want to recognise their Land of hope and glory
  2. Where is the USA wanting to go with the freedom of their people
  3. Untoward stuff going on in American political world
  4. Expanding opportunities for more American families
  5. Americans honouring Labour Day when Wages are still putting someone below poverty level
  6. Anniversary of the 19th Amendment still a long way to go
  7. Having to wear a coat inside the house against the cold, as a college graduate, is a sign for society
  8. Call to raise the wage
  9. Did the picture change for Working dads
  10. A small circle taking a nation hostage
  11. How We Got Here: The Path to America’s 2013 Government Shutdown
  12. Sharing a common security and a common set of values
  13. Everything has changed after the execution of James Foley by ISIS
  14. Circle Of Life Surprise in NYC Subway
  15. One Way Americans Can Feel Superior To Belgians, No Matter What Happens At The World Cup
  16. Another $4M in outside money heading to Fla. Race
  17. Mitch McConnell Threatens To Destroy The Economy Unless Obama Approves Keystone XL

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  • Psychopolitical Warfare and the Soviet Brainwashing of the United States (dcclothesline.com)
    Do you really want to know the cause behind the rapid deterioration in the United States of America from a domestic cold war of incremental democratization, into a hot totalitarian socialist State? Aside from an abject hatred for religion and morality, one of the root causes of the accelerated decline is “psychopolitics,” the art and science of asserting and maintaining dominion over the thoughts and loyalties of individuals, officers, bureaus, and masses, and the effecting of the conquest of enemy nations through “mental healing.”
  • Greek Foreign Ministry on the historic U.S. rapprochement with Cuba (en.protothema.gr)
    The Greek Foreign Ministry issued the following announcement regarding the historic U.S. rapprochement with Cuba:“We welcome the courageous steps for the historic rapprochement of the United States of America with Cuba. The courageous decisions on both sides will contribute to the elimination of one of the last dividing lines in the world, to the progress and prosperity of the Cuban people, and to the stability of the American continent.
  • Conservative Fears Realized When Obama Dons Royal Crown (freewoodpost.com)
    Conservatives across the United States knew something was afoot from the get go. They simply had the feeling that President Obama wanted to turn the United States of America into a Monarchy.“He thinks he’s a king!” said Susie of Kansas.Karl from Georgia said, “He’s a tyrant who wants to rule over us like royalty!”

    No one believed them. Well, that is, until now.

    It would seem conservative fears have been realized as President Obama put on his “tyrannical royal crown” for everyone to see.

  • Conservative Fears Realized When Obama Dons Royal Crown (joronomo.com)
  • The Top Ten Greatest Dollar Coins of the United States of America (thetoptens.com)
    Silver, Gold, and mixed alloy Don’t agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.
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About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist Founder of the Dance impresario office and archive: Danscontact-Dansarchief plus the Association for Bible scholars, the Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" and "From Guestwriters" and creator of the site "Messiah for all". - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog. Stichter van Danscontact-Dansarchief plus van de Vereniging voor Bijbelvorsers, de Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" en "From Guestwriters" en maker van de site "Messiah for all".
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