Larry Elder on Fathers, Jack Cashill on Hillary’s Lies-Today on The Teri O’Brien Show

The Sage of South Central, Larry Elder, will be our guest to discuss his riveting new book, Dear Father, Dear Son…Two Lives, Eight Hours, which describes his horrific childhood with a brutal father who beat him and his brothers on a regular, albeit not always predictable, basis. How did growing up in this environment shape his future, especially his attitude about fathers and their absence? He has spoken eloquently about the epidemic of broken families in the black community, but what about American society in general? Don’t the recent high-profile mass killings committed by young men with untreated mental illness say that we have a serious social problem involving our boys and young men? We’ll also ask him about his decades long battle against the race baiters who have tried to enlist black Americans in a cult of victimhood, and the case of former Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner, now accused of two murders, and author of a bizarre manifesto. The Lame Stream Media has scrubbed references to Mr. Dorner’s admiration for well-known media liberals like Chris Matthews and Piers Morgan, as well as his admiration for Barack Obama. Is he surprised?

After her star turn before the Senate, in which she received was praised to the skies for asking the brilliant question “what difference does it make?” why four Americans were slaughtered under her watch in Benghazi, Hillary Clinton enjoys absurdly high approval ratings, proving again the power of the Lame Stream Media to shape public perception. In retrospect, she’s probably happy that she didn’t have to take that 3 a.m. phone call. Sadly, as we learned last week when former Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, no one took that desperate plea for help from Libya. Apparently, the narcissistic, affirmative-action assisted, empty suit playing dress up as Commander-in-Chief was AWOL. At least now we know the reason for the coverup, featuring that ridiculous claim about a silly anti-Muslim video being the cause. The current occupant of the Oval Office was …where when those four brave Americans were being murdered? When precisely did Barack Hussein Obama learn of the death of our Ambassador? What was he doing during the siege? Will David Axelrod ever be called on his deliberate lie, which conveniently took place right before the presidential election, that Obama was “talking to his national security folks well into the night” about the situation in Libya? Many of us are more interested in the answers to these questions than to the other weighty issues that seem to occupy the attention of over-the-air broadcast outlets, such as Chris Brown’s latest brush with the law, or an East Coast snowstorm. We’ll ask our guest, prolific author (Deconstructing Obama) Jack Cashill, about “Hillary’s First Lie,” the subject of a recent piece he wrote for The American Thinker, and also about the questions he thinks prospective CIA director John Brennan must answer about Barack Obama’s passport and the One’s mysterious 1981 trip to Pakistan.

Michelle Obama suddenly discovers that people are being murdered with guns in her home town, Chicago, and travels there to use a dead girl as a prop. Stay classy, Michelle!

Marco Rubio will deliver one response to the State of the Union Address. He is featured on the cover of irrelevant rag Time Magazine as the “Republican Savior,” but is he an Article II Natural Born Citizen?

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I commend to your attention this piece in The American Thinker concerning Hillary Clinton’s outburst “What difference — at this point — does it make?”

The simple question Senator Johnson revived gained a fever pitch of relevance when President Obama went on television, and to the United Nations, to condemn an anti-Islamic video which by that time he had to know was in no way related to the attacks.  (See here.)  And of course the precise context which heightened the relevance of this “video protest” lie was on display when, during a debate, Obama refused to answer questions about what he had done to help the Americans under attack, instead glaring condescendingly at Mitt Romney while delivering a carefully prepared (and frequently repeated) diatribe about his supposed “three orders,” none of which addressed the actual question as to what he had done during the assault to rescue the victims.

We now know, through Leon Panetta, The President of The United States, The Commander-in-Chief, the only person on the planet that could have authorized American troops into Libya, was nowhere to be found after a 30 minute meeting with SecDef Panetta where the president was told of the attack in Benghazi.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Thursday revealed he personally broke the news to President Obama that the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, was under attack last yearbut he and the president didn’t speak the rest of the night as the assault on the compound unfolded.
Remember: The President of The United States is the only person that can order troops into another country in an emergency like this. All the talk of orders to “stand down” at the airbase in Italy are meaningless without understanding this point. A general cannot order troops into another country- only the president can. But instead, this president went to bed.

This is an outrage. It is also outrageous that Mrs. Clinton would stall the Congressional hearing  that wants to get to the truth of the matter and then, when she finally appears before the committee, claims “What difference — at this point — does it make?”

If anyone would have used that line, say, after the Sandy Hook attack- “What difference — at this point — does it make?”- people would be gathering their pitchforks.

You see, “What difference — at this point — does it make?” is not an excuse: It’s a strategy.
12. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven’t you heard enough about her?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Favorable            61%    27%    91%    59%    53%    68%    54%    93%    72%
Unfavorable          34     68      5     35     42     27     40      4     22
Hvn't hrd enough      4      3      3      5      4      4      4      3      6
REFUSED               1      2      -      2      2      1      2      -      -

As you can see, Mrs. Clinton enjoys some favorable numbers- even after her testimony. But look at this:

31. Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, 
or don't you have an opinion on that?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Approve              21%     6%    40%    17%    21%    21%    20%    33%    19%
Disapprove           20     37      4     20     23     17     24      2     10
No opinion           58     57     55     62     55     61     56     64     71
REFUSED               1      -      -      1      -      1      -      1      -
Most people don't have a clue this guy is anti-Israel. Most have No Opinion.

This is how Mrs. Clinton's strategy takes hold: uninformed voters kept uninformed by a media that refuses 
to report the news when it hurts the president. Or when Americans die from complete neglect.
32. Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama's nomination of John Kerry to be Secretary of State, 
or don't you have an opinion on that?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp

Approve              49%    25%    71%    49%    47%    51%    47%    68%    54%
Disapprove           20     40      4     21     23     18     24      5     11
No opinion           30     34     24     29     29     31     29     28     35
REFUSED               -      1      -      1      1      -      -      -      -
How could 30% not have an opinion of John F. Kerry? Don't they know he was in Viet Nam? I think the answer 
lies in the demographic of this poll.


Republican                 24%

Democrat                   33

Independent                34

Other/DK/NA                 9


They have the Democrats at +9– they are interviewing a generation of people that are too busy texting their American Idol vote to be bothered with some nitwit pollster asking them about stupid stuff like the future of their country.

When it all comes tumbling down there are going to be a whole lot of people starving to death because they don’t know how to open a tin can.

Show Notes, 10/28/12: Obama’s Vision for America with Dinesh D’Souza and Stanley Kurtz, Diminished in the World, Suburbs Destroyed

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We were delighted to welcome two major A-List guests to the show. First, author, scholar and now movie producer Dinesh D’Souza joined us to discuss his terrific new book, and the movie that Obama and his minions didn’t want anyone to see, “2016,” now available on DVD, Netflix and everywhere. Don’t miss it! And for more in-depth coverage, check out the book Obama’s America.

Then we heard from our friend National Review’s Stanley Kurtz, who has been one of the few journalists to explore Obama’s radical background. His book Radical-in-Chief is a must-read. Now he has a new book, Spreading the Wealth, sounding the alarm about Obama’s plans to redistribute wealth unfairly held be people in the suburbs to his peeps in the inner city. We also talked about his National Review piece regarding what the disgusting Lena Dunham ad that I wrote about here.

A local reporter in Denver asks the One actual questions about actual issues. No, I don’t mean what songs are on his iPod, what super power he would like to have, or what Sasha and Malia have chosen for their Halloween costumes. This guy, Kyle Clark of Denver’s News 9, asked him whether the 4 Americans murdered in Benghazi were denied help, whether one of his campaign contributor’s “green energy” boondoggles was Colorado’s Solyndra, and, given concerns about the “tone” of the campaign, what he meant when he called Mitt Romney a “bulls*****r”. Once Sham WOW (Walks on Water) figured out that he was not in the middle of his usual interview, in which the “reporter” humps his leg for the entire time, he employed the technique he used when he used to hold press conferences. He went into filibuster mode to limit the number of questions he had to pretend to answer with long, predictable recitations of the threadbare slogans that thrill his wet-behind-the-ears swooning audiences, and Chris Matthews. As we heard on the show, the answers to the last two questions for each over two minutes long. One was nearly three minutes long! You can hear the questions, and the whole answers here, in this week’s third hour.

Newt Gingrich busts Lame Stream Media for incessantly repeating Obama talking points about Republican Senate candidates while failing to point out that Barack Obama is the real radical on the issue of abortion since he voted 3 times for infanticide while an Illinois State Senator.

Democrat Colorado governor inadvertently reveals just how obsessed the dems are with the issue of abortion.

On MTV, during an interview with DJ Sway Calloway, Barack Obama reveals that he doesn’t have the slightest clue what the capital gains tax is, and refers to something called “The Defense Against Marriage Act.”

Based on Barack Obama’s latest story on Benghazi, it appears that Leon Panetta is actually the Commander-in-Chief. Or is it Valerie Jarrett? I say it’s time to put her under oath.

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Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream: Dinesh D’Souza: 9781596987784: Books Dinesh D’Souza: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle

2016: Obama’s America | Official Movie Site

Spreading the Wealth: How Obama is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities: Stanley Kurtz: 9781595230928: Books

Campaign Ads for Women: How Far We’ve Fallen – By Stanley Kurtz – The Corner – National Review Online

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Petraeus on Benghazi: It Wasn’t Me

President Obama Begs Off Answering Whether Americans in Benghazi Were Denied Requests for Help – ABC News

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Report: Obama Watched Benghazi Attack From ‘Situation Room’

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Despite Confrontation with Panetta’s Pooch, Sergeant Chesty Gets Promoted

From the Wall Street Journal:

WASHINGTON—The Marines won’t say it out loud, but everyone knows that Cpl. Chesty got promoted to sergeant this summer not for being a good Marine, but for his in-your-muzzle confrontation with the top dog in the Pentagon.

Just two weeks before his promotion, the Marine Corps mascot, an English bulldog formally known as Chesty XIII, had a run-in with Bravo, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s golden retriever. Chesty, usually known for happily mugging for photos with kids, revealed his inner grunt when he spotted the larger dog at the conclusion of a pomp-filled military parade held in honor of the Pentagon chief. Chesty growled, barked and ignored his choke-chain of command as he went nose-to-nose with Bravo.

It’s obvious that Chesty, like all patriotic Americans, recognizes the threat to our nation’s future that the Obama administration represents. His growl says “I can’t wait until you and your master’s Marxist boss stop occupying the executive branch of my precious country!”


Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/Department of DefenseDefense Secretary Leon Panetta and his dog Bravo with Chesty in May.

As Chesty’s growl erupted into an angry bark, an officer urgently whispered in the ear of his handler, Sgt. Chris Harris: “Keep the leash tight.”

That kind of breach of decorum at the headquarters barracks, where the top generals and their wives reside, could have been career-ending for most Marines.

Chesty weathered the controversy and came out of it with a new stripe on his uniform.

No better friend. No worse enemy.