Obama cut budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings



You better believe if this little detail came out about George W. Bush after a domestic bombing, he’d be treated like he set the bomb himself:

DAILY MAIL – Barack Obama’s administration has cut the budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings, MailOnline can reveal.

Under President George W. Bush, the Department of Homeland Security had $20 million allocated for preventing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by terrorists working inside the United States. The current White House has cut that funding down to $11 million.

That assessment comes from Robert Liscouski, a former Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 that killed three Americans and injured at least 173 others.

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He told MailOnline that the Obama-era DHS is, on the whole, about as well-positioned as it was during the Bush administration to handle the aftermath of the April 15 bombings in Boston, ‘but the Obama administration has continued to cut the budget for offices such as the Office for Bombing Prevention from $20 million started under Bush, to $11 million today.’

‘Comparatively,’ he added, ‘the Defense Department’s Joint IED Defeat Organization had a budget of $1 billion per year focused on preventing IEDs in the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters.’

‘Clearly more money needs to be focused on countering domestic IEDs,’ Liscouski concluded.

He is now a partner at Edge 360, a security and intelligence consultancy.

The Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) was created in 2003 when the Department of Homeland Security was founded. Its original name was the WMD/Bombing Prevention Unit, and it was part of the department’s Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate.

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yellowjacket71
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yellowjacket71

Mr. Obama phones for all his slackers, paid for with money cut from funds to be used for our protection from the invaders coming across out boarders daily.  Mr. Obama is an empty suite, and all world leaders know it.

mikeinidaho
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mikeinidaho

Two thoughts:
1) According to Obama, we don’t need no stinkin’ money for terrorist attacks because HE has fixed all that…all by himself, too!
2) He doesn’t want the terrorist attacks to stop because those attacks, if big enough and in sufficient numbers to cause serious panic, will allow him and his communist administration to eventuially call for martial law, the suspension of the Constitution and eventually, a marxist dictatorship in the US.
Lock and load! the second American Revolution is coming if this evil is not stopped.

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

mikeinidaho  
“The Presidential Election has been put on hold – For National Security reasons…  I can see it now… Sadly..  Grip tight to your guns and your Bible, you Bitter Christians you! 
Better to be described as a Bitter Clinger than a soulless Muslim bastard empty suit any day anyway!

PrinceofPeace
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PrinceofPeace

Unsubstianted, but interesting nonetheless – WND reports TEL AVIV – An al-Qaida-allied group in the Gaza Strip claimed to WND that there have been arrests of jihadists in both Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of the probe into yesterday’s Boston Marathon explosions.
The arrests could not be immediately confirmed.
Members of Gaza’s Jihadiya Salafia group further said that al-Qaida is being credited for the attack in its affiliated online forums.
The Gaza sources told WND the online al-Qaida forum messages claimed the bombings were an al-Qaida response to a U.S. military airstrike that killed a high-profile Taliban leader and four other Taliban members last week near Afghanistan’s eastern border with Pakistan.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/04/arrests-in-pakistan-afghanistan-in-boston-marathon-probe/#VIe37M3OJq3tJ1bJ.99

Bunjy
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Bunjy

There must be some way to blame Bush.  /sarcasm

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

Bunjy  
Hmmm… How about this:  Bush wasn’t President when this happened.  It’s his fault! If he cared, he’d still be President.?  smile

Bunjy
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Bunjy

WolfieUSA Bunjy I like it!  We could add that it’s all Bush’s fault there’s no money because he spent so much and if he really cared about fixing it he’d still be President.  wink

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

Bunjy WolfieUSA  
smile

TracyMitchell
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TracyMitchell

This shouldn’t surprise anyone. It has been a politician’s ploy for decades. When they say they need more money, the first thing they threaten to take away is public safety budgets. Police, firemen, etc. Why cut vacations and “entitlements” when you can get rid of safety oriented programs so they can get all the tax money they want. So in essence, they use fear and pain to get what they want. There is a term for that…extortion. Maybe someone should think about RICO charges for the Messiah-In-Chief.

comoesta3
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comoesta3

TracyMitchell They needed the money for Planned Parenthood.

MJS
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MJS

TracyMitchell There is another term for that: TYRANNY

tinlizzieowner
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WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

tinlizzieowner Its’ just disgusting! sad

EBL
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EBL

<a href=”http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com/2013/04/we-need-pressure-cooker-control.html”>We need Pressure Cooker Control legislation!</a>

notsofastthere
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notsofastthere

EBL Now, that is humor combined with the correct amount of cynicism!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JimmyTravis
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JimmyTravis

OBAMA IS A POLITICAL WHORE and for quite
a while now we have just been dickering about the price. His reaction to
murderous bombings in Boston?
Well he came up with a really keen idea. His buddy David Axelhole raised the
possibility that thepresident would
plan how to use the death at the marathon to suck more money out of the nose of
the average American. You see in the tunnel like world of Mr. Potatohead the
only thing that matters is how is this situation going to help him. Like most
liberals he was raised to believe the one true religion was not the church. It
was Marxism.

DCGere
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DCGere

Ayers approved.

comoesta3
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comoesta3

DCGere I think our side should bring his name up everytime they mention the Tea Party.

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

comoesta3 DCGere  
Yes we should:  Bombs planted by the Tea Party? ZERO!!!  Ayers… Hello?  can you hear me?  You get the picture.

DawgfanInFL
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DawgfanInFL

I’ve sat here, typed a book, deleted it! Repeated the process more than once. I give up. Mom always reminds me if I have nothing good to say, better to say nothing at all..

Darrell Griffin
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Darrell Griffin

DawgfanInFL 
I can relate. Seeing this this AM is making me fight off my inner Sith Lord.

sjmom
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sjmom

Guess Obama needed the money for the WH parties or maybe the vacations or maybe to pay for all of his fundraising trips on Air Force One.

badnewzbearz
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badnewzbearz

njmom And he needs to keep pumping taxpayer money into those failing “green” companies he loves so much.

YoJoe
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YoJoe

When will the NEXT GOLF GAME BEGIN?

temi227
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temi227

Now I know you don’t expect the King and Queen to cut their vacation budget to pay for the security of this country, do ya?  Living the ROYAL lifestyle trumps Nation Security!

Keyes
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Keyes

I guess this is the terrorist attack Obomb-a said we could absorb?
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/27971

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Keyes Oh yeah.I remember that statement.I want him to tell that to the families of the victims of this tragedy.

Keyes
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Keyes

57thunderbird Keyes 
Agreed. He should also ask the families of 9-11 how their absorption is coming along.
A few months later he said in another interview that he knew his daughters would be a success, even if America was not!!!

deTocqueville1
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deTocqueville1

Yes, had this been the Bush Administration there would be a never ending hue and cry of false outrage. The traditional media are disgraceful.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

deTocqueville1 SRM.

DCGere
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DCGere

Pravda.

He_Has_Failed
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He_Has_Failed

Obama will just say it’s a mistake an he is ‘doing more than ever before’ in whatever area he is challenged on, and the media sheep will move along.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

He_Has_Failed Check out the link Deborah left on the room mate thread.

stage9
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stage9

Like I said a few days ago, whenever a liberal is in office we get bombed!
It happened as a result of Clinton’s negligence.
It is happening because of Obama’s negligence.
Liberalism poses a clear and present danger to the security of the United States of America.

Pickle Plants
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Pickle Plants

stage9 I wouldn’t blame Obama simply because he was in office, just like I wouldn’t blame Romney if he had been elected.  What I do blame Obama for are the cuts he put in place that possibly allowed this to happen.  He also projects great weakness on the world stage, which invites our enemies to be bold.  The distinction is muddy, I know.  But it is too easy to blame the guy in the chair, it is much more accurate to look for the patterns that lead up to the event.  9/11 was a good example of this.

Diogenes_wy
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Diogenes_wy

PicklePlantsstage9
…But it is too easy to blame the guy in the chair…
Ah, but as your avatar pointed out a little while back, there is no one in the chair.

Duane Hardy
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Duane Hardy

Iran, America and N. Korea are having a contest. Who has the biggest loud mouth half pint dictator. Winner gets the pip squeak of the year award that currently ranks higher than the Nobel Peace Prize.

Laurel
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Laurel

First successful bombing attack since 9/11. 

Budget for bombs cut.

Coincidence? 

Not hardly.

PrinceofPeace
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PrinceofPeace

And it is becoming relevant that the discussion is centered around Al Qaeda’s play book to bomb sporting events, amusement parks, parades, etc. Al Qaeda builds these same bombs in the Middle East to kill American Heroes.

PrinceofPeace
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PrinceofPeace

Bam Bam is a traitor! Sequestration was HIS idea and he demagogues America’s life away. He is a complete POS. he wants our guns so we can’t fight his tyrrany. Molon Labe.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Make the sequester as painful as possible.Obama.Well it doesn’t get any more painful than Boston,does it Mr.Obama?

YoJoe
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YoJoe

57thunderbird 
He’s a bastard

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

YoJoe 57thunderbird Agreed!

Keyes
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Keyes

YoJoe 57thunderbird Personally I think he’s a b!tch myself.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Keyes YoJoe 57thunderbird You may be on to something there! razz

Keyes
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Keyes

57thunderbird Keyes YoJoe 
I heard it from Reggie….Love…

mcgurn
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mcgurn

I could add many more things to the list of what obama is but they’d kick me oughta here in a New York minute! One thing he isn’t is a person who loves God & country. Just ask Moochie.

YoJoe
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YoJoe

Protection is ONLY for the RICH and FAMOUS – Like HIM
=——————————-Guards with GUNS – Sniffer Dogs – Armored Vehicles –  
————————————————————————–To he!! with the Little People!

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