Deported Millions, Killed Thousands and Now He’s Out
to Slyly Depose His Successor
March 10, 2017
- That Barack Obama’s a lovely guy, right?
intelligent, eloquent, charming, witty; he can sing,
dance, shoot hoops, and make speeches that stir the
Oh, and he’s a
great husband, father, son and friend.
In fact, to
many around the world, President Perfect is the
complete antithesis of his replacement Donald Trump.
millions have marched to protest against the current
POTUS, who they brand the ‘new Hitler
squeal with rage, can’t ‘Monster’ Trump just be more
like ‘Saint’ Obama?
Forgive me if
I don’t join the ecstatic global race to canonize Mr
Obama quite so enthusiastically.
his ever-smiley beatific halo lies a rather
different, far murkier reality.
question for the anti-Trump brigade is this: ‘How
many people did Barack Obama deport from America
during his eight years as President?’
guess 5,000, maybe 10,000. Even those with a good
knowledge of how the real world of US immigration
policy works rarely respond with a number higher
than around 500,000.
In fact, Obama
deported nearly THREE MILLION people.
That is the
most deported by any president, ever.
critics even dubbed him ‘Deporter-in-Chief.’
challenged, Obama loved to pretend that he was only
The truth is
very different. Over half of all immigrants deported
under Obama had no criminal convictions. Many others
were slung out for minor offences involving traffic
violations or marijuana possession.
loved to make out that when it came to killing
people, he was a very reluctant dove; a man of
peace, not war.
truth is the complete opposite.
He was at war
longer than any president in US history, and is the
only president to have served two whole terms with
America at war.
the much-maligned Jimmy Carter never ordered a US
military bullet to be fired in anger during his
Obama was a
hawk, alright, and a lethal one.
released figures revealed that in 2016, US special
operations were active in 70% of the world’s
nations, or 138 countries. This was a 130% increase
over Bush’s administration.
In the same
year, Obama ordered his military to drop at least
26,171 bombs. That’s 72 a day, or three every hour.
relentlessly down on seven majority-Muslim countries
– Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Somalia
Barack deliberately targeted Muslims, folks.
Only he wasn’t
exposing them to ‘extreme vetting’ as Trump wants to
do, he was killing them.
10 times more drone strikes than George W. Bush, a
Yet when he
left office, his administration laughably tried to
claim only 117 civilians died in all this bombing.
That was an
assessors put the estimated death toll massively
higher, in the 1000s.
killed a lot of innocent people but prefers us not
to know about it.
allowed a lot of other innocent people to die in
Syria by choking when President Assad crossed
Obama’s chemical weapons ‘red line’.
both Assad and Vladimir Putin, and weakened America.
the only time Obama said one thing and did another.
moral principles were never more startlingly exposed
than with his broken election pledge in 2008 to shut
Barack Obama will close the detention center
facility at Guantanamo,’ it stated.
Not ‘might’ or
‘will try’ but ‘will’.
still open, eight years later, and remains a
toweringly disgraceful monument of illegal detention
and torture that makes a mockery of Obama’s claim to
stand for justice and fairness.
promises became a theme of Obama’s tenure.
over 250,000 people in America died from gun
tearfully vowed to the parents of the 20 slain
children at Sandy Hook elementary school he would
‘get action’ on new gun control laws, a message he
repeated ad nauseam after each mass shooting.
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