Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Calls Go Out For Obama To Fire Rahm Emanuel

U.S. President Barack Obama

Calls are going out for U.S. President, Barack Obama, to fire his Chief-of-Staff, Rahm Emanuel, stating the adviser is floundering in his job. Many pundits do not believe the President will fire him.

Rahm Emanuel and Barack Obama

An article in today’s UK Times titled “Obama’s ‘Chicago mafia’ Blamed for Paralysis at the Top” states Rahm, “Sent dead fish to a pollster whose numbers he did not like” which is a mafia-styled death threat, even if only meant symbolically in this particular case.

Rahm Emanuel and Barack Obama in White House's Oval Office

As stated on the Judiciary Report last week, President Obama, via Rahm, is too influenced by Hollywood, who routinely pulled threatening mafia-esque tactics, such as leaving a rose and bullet hole in the windshield of Los Angeles Times writer, Anita Busch (see: Anthony Pellicano). However, Hollywood meant it and often accompanies threats with vicious acts of commissioned violence.

It was reported, the original plan was to leave a dead fish on Busch's car, warning her via an accompanying note, to stop writing exposés about Pellicano’s famous client or else. However, the thug Pellicano commissioned to engage in the criminal misconduct, improvised at the last minute.

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President Obama’s top four advisors, who are from the U.S. state of Illinois, are said to be referred to as, “The Chicago Mafia.” Just what the White House needs - an organized crime title.

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None of this is appropriate, as it sends the wrong message and looks unprofessional. If Obama is to recover his presidency that is slipping away from him, he is going to have to listen to the people of the nation, sound advice and rein in massive spending.


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WHEN President Barack Obama’s secret service codename was revealed as Renegade and his wife Michelle’s as Renaissance, the names seemed perfect for a first couple who had come to Washington to shake things up.

More than a year into the Obama administration, with healthcare yet to be reformed, Wall Street banks continuing to pay huge bonuses and Guantanamo Bay prison still open, that mood of hope has turned to disillusion. Obama’s policy of engagement has yielded no progress in the Middle East or Iran; the war in Afghanistan continues to exact a big toll in lives and dollars; while the heaviest snow in Washington for 90 years seems to have stymied any hope of climate change legislation.

The president and his team now find themselves under fire for mishandling Congress from everyone from senior Democrats to social columnists...The result is legislative paralysis despite the biggest Democratic majority in 30 years.

Last week a prominent Democratic senator resigned after criticising both government and Congress. Evan Bayh from Indiana, who had never lost a race and was expected to be re-elected in November, complained that the party’s recent loss of the Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy should have been seen as a wake-up call.

“Moderates and independents even in a state as Democratic as Massachusetts just aren’t buying our message,” he said. “They don’t believe the answers we are currently proposing are solving their problems.”...

“One problem is they do not have sufficient experience at governing at the executive branch level. The deeper problem is that they are not listening to the people.”

Obama relies on five people, four of whom are Chicagoans. They are Rahm Emanuel, his chief of staff, David Axelrod and Jarrett, his political advisers, and Michelle, while the fifth kitchen cabinet member is Robert Gibbs, his chief spokesman, who comes from Alabama.

The president consults them on everything. Military commanders were astounded when they participated in Afghanistan war councils and referred to them as the “Chicago mafia”. It was this group that inserted into Obama’s Afghan surge speech the deadline of July 2011 as a date to start withdrawing...