GOP presidential candidate Andy Martin will hold a New York area news conference today, December 7th, to charge that President Barack Obama’s speech to the nation Sunday night was riddled with lies, distortions and misrepresentations. Andy is the only presidential candidate in either party who is an expert in terrorism and counterterrorism. Read on and see if you agree with his views. (Or disagree.)
ANDY MARTIN /2016
Republican candidate for
President of the United States
“Make America Great Again”
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Attention, National, Political and daybook/assignment editors
Announcement of New York City area news conference today, Monday, December 7
GOP presidential candidate Andy Martin says that President Barack Obama’s Sunday night speech was an embarrassment to the presidency
Andy says Obama’s plan of attack is to deny reality and pretend the real world does not exist
Andy calls Obama’s Sunday night claims “prevarication, evasion and complete denial–for a start”
Andy says he will become the first presidential candidate to lay out a “real-world” military plan for ISIS on Tuesday
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(New York) (December 7, 2015)
This is my ninth letter to the American people from the 2016 campaign trial.
Many of you heard President Barack Obama Sunday night. The speech was a loser, perhaps even counterproductive. In this ninth of my letters I would like to first review my own history with Obama and why I am a candidate for president, and then specifically analyze some of the major flaws in Obama’s speech. Monday I will hold a news conference to expand on the views in these remarks. Tuesday I will become the first presidential candidate to issue a detailed and specific blueprint of how we can fight ISIS and win.
- My history with President Obama
Ten years ago, in 2005, I began researching and investigating then-Senator Barack Obama. All of the evidence and the analysis I have produced since then has been proven correct. Eight years ago, in 2007, as part of my research I produced a “Psychological Profile of Barack Obama” (also the first chapter in my book, see below) in which I explained why Obama would be ineffective in a crisis. My prediction has proven 100% correct. Sunday’s speech reinforces my views eight years ago that Obama was/is psychologically incapable of being a strong commander-in-chief. You don’t have to trust me; you can simply trust my track record in analyzing and predicting Obama’s character.
- Why am I running for president?
Sometimes even my best friends are baffled. “Why run for president Andy,” they say, “when you could be out partying and having a good time?” I am not going to win the nomination; are my efforts therefore a gesture in futility? NO.
I am running because I am the only candidate who is an expert in the areas where presidential experience is essential. We elected a good man in 2000, George W. Bush, but he was totally inexperienced and he left behind a disaster. Many Americans thought they were voting for a good man in 2008, and Obama is going to leave behind an even bigger disaster than Bush. So, yes, experience counts. I have the real world experience the other candidates lack. They are professional politicians (with two notable exceptions). I am not.
My experience brings great value to the political process; as I campaign to advance my candidacy I also have an opportunity to criticize and support the efforts of other candidates. I am in the race to stay but I will support the Republican nominee. So, yes, there is a valuable purpose that is served by my campaign and by my efforts to offer views and insights and proposals based on genuine experience and not based just on campaign nonsense. (You can read my terror/counterterror qualifications below.)
- Sunday night we received more “Mush From the Wimp”
A controversial 1980 Boston Globe headline accused President Jimmy Carter of “Mush From the Wimp” (please see link below). Sunday night we got more of the same. Barack Obama has a world view that is anti-American. There is simply no other way to explain it. He has devastated the national security of this nation, to the point where we now have home grown terrorists slaughtering American citizens. But Obama is not going to change. His Sunday speech was truly more mush from a new wimp.
- Obama’s “Big Lie” about the “No-Fly List”
One of the biggest Democratic talking points for the past few days has been that “someone on the no-fly list can guy a gun.” Obama called this “outrageous” in a Saturday radio address. All of the Republican presidential candidates have had an opportunity to explain the no-fly anomaly, yet none of them have done so. Until me. So why is it that someone whose name is on the “no-fly list” can buy a gun? The truth is deceptively simple and straightforward.
Under our Constitution, national security and foreign policy have a special status. Ordinary domestic issues have lesser standards of constitutional protection. The dichotomy between the “no-fly list” and the purchase of guns exists because Congress wanted to exempt placement on the no-fly list from judicial scrutiny, but could not constitutionally ban judicial review of decisions to bar citizens from buying guns.
If your name is on the no-fly list, you have virtually no hope of getting it removed (occasionally names are removed). If you file a lawsuit the courts have accepted the government’s lack of any explanation for placement on the no-fly list as a matter of “national security.” But if you are denied your right to purchase a gun, you can go to court to seek judicial review. The government cannot claim a secrecy exemption from explaining the basis for its action denying you a weapon.
The Democrats’ claim that names on the no-fly list should not be entitled to buy guns is contradicted by the Constitution, and by congressional intent to shield intelligence-gathering and national security sources from scrutiny in a courtroom. So, if your name is on the no-fly list you have little hope of getting it removed, because the court will not intervene to override a national security determination. But if you are denied the right to buy a gun, by all means go to court. Why are Obama, Clinton and the Democrats demagogueing this issue and misrepresenting the legal issues to the American people? Because they live by lying to us.
- Where is Obama’s “AUMF?????”
Sunday night Obama made a big stink about the need for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (“AUMF”). So why doesn’t he have one already? Because he has sabotaged his own AUMF, already! You probably remember Obama’s “surge” into Afghanistan, which also included a date by which the forces would be withdrawn. When Obama submitted a new AUMF to Congress some time ago it was loaded with the same kind of Obama tricks: he had termination dates, and limitations placed on his own AUMF!
In other words Obama wanted to handicap himself as commander-in-chief (go back and read the stories). Congress viewed Obama’s AUMF efforts as a joke, because they were. Obama sabotaged his own AUMF, and now complains he doesn’t have one? Is that crazy? Would you trust this man to lead your son or daughter in battle? No way. He is a blatant, two-faced liar when he claims Congress denied him an AUMF. He could have a powerful, open-ended AUMF tomorrow. Obama doesn’t want one. He would rather lie in his own lies.
- “Where’s the rest of me???”
One of President Ronald Reagan’s greatest lines in Hollywood was “Where’s the rest of me?” (please see link below). Obama gave a speech about ISIS Sunday night, and lopped off “ISIS East” in Libya. “Where was the rest of ISIS?” Obama said he was attacking ISIS in Syria and weakly he is. But in the meantime ISIS has created a doppelganger terrorist state in Libya, which is not under any American or “Coalition 65” attack. While Obama claimed he had “contained” Libya the terror group has already created a new safe haven in Libya. When has Obama dropped any bombs on or attacked the ISIS “state” in Libya? Never. More shading the truth Sunday night.
- Obama’s missing “coalition force”
You probably already know about Obama’s plan to train a Syrian military force. They trained four (4) people and the effort collapsed. Obama then stated he didn’t believe in his own plans, which is sure to give our men and women in uniform great concern. His claim that he is leading a coalition of “65 nations” is a scam, a delusion and a Big Lie to the American people.
There is no way Obama can eliminate ISIS without a strong American military effort. (Tuesday I will lay out a real-world blueprint for an anti-ISIS force.) How long does Obama think he can lie and get away with it? He tried it one more time on Sunday, but the results were not good. If Obama had asked me for my advice about a Sunday speech, I would have said “Barry, shut up and get something done, and then talk to the American people. Don’t repeat the same old talking points without any results to show.”
- When the liberals have lost NBC News, they have lost the war
I am currently in a battle with NBC for Equal Time access. NBC is undeniably the “liberal network” or, as some call it, “Nobody But Clinton” network. Sunday night the NBC Newsers were unhappy. They knew Obama had failed. His speech was a “total loser.” When Obama has lost NBC News, he’s lost the war. Even NBC (which does have some competent people out in the field) is tired of the same old Obama shtick.
I could go on, but you get the idea. Sunday night’s speech was just another Obama scam. I will have more to say Monday morning at my news conference. Tuesday I lay out the blueprint for victory over ISIS. Unlike Barry Obama, I actually know something about the real world. That’s why I continue to be a presidential candidate. By telling the truth and laying out real world facts and solutions, I’m already a winner, the same way I was in 2008 when I accurately predicted Obama would be a failure (and many people refused to listen). Stay tuned.
[How Andy became a terrorism and counterterrorism expert:
Andy has fifty years of experience in Asia, Southwest Asia and the Middle East; he is regarded overseas as one of America’s most respected independent foreign policy, military and intelligence analysts. He is known as an “over-the-horizon” expert who synthesizes conditions to prepare predictive opinions.
Andy’s experience fighting terrorism began during the Cold War in 1965 when he became an acolyte of Professor Bernard Fall. Professor Fall believed that Viet-Nam was a “revolutionary” war, a military campaign based on nationalist goals that more properly fit the matrix of political analysis. After Professor Fall was blown up, Andy persevered in studying counterinsurgency (COIN) in Viet-Nam and around the world. Andy founded the Revolutionary War Research Center and in 1974 he began to offer counterterrorism consulting at the World Trade Center in New York, becoming one of the nation’s first counterterror specialists. Andy was in New York on September 11, 2001 and rendered assistance.
Andy first went to the Arab world in 1970 and has traveled to every country in that region. Andy was in Iran and Afghanistan during the hostage crisis in 1979-80.
He lived in Iraq in 2003.
His analysis of the terrorist threat in Iran during 1979-80, and again in Iraq in 2003, were leading-edge predictions of what Americans faced in the future. Andy has lived in or been in Israel, Jordan, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Viet-Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.]
December 7, Forest Hills news conference details:
Presidential candidate Andy Martin
Andy Martin charges President Barack misled the American people Sunday night; Obama is not competent to lead the nation
Sidewalk in front of Forest Hills, NY Post Office, 10628 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY 11375
Monday, December 7, 2015; 11:00 A.M.
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ANDY MARTIN – A BRIEF BIO:
Andy Martin is a legendary New Hampshire, New York and Chicago-based muckraker, author, Internet columnist, talk television pioneer, radio talk show host, broadcaster and media critic. With forty-seven years of background in radio and television and with five decades of investigative and analytical experience in Washington, the USA and around the world, Andy provides insight on politics, foreign policy, intelligence and military matters. For a full bio, go to: www.AndyMartin.com; also see http://www.BoycottABC.com/executive_director.htm
Andy has also been a leading corruption fighter in American politics and courts for over forty-five years and is executive director of the National Anti-Corruption Policy Institute. See also www.FirstRespondersOnline.us; www.AmericaisReadyforReform.com.
He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and is a former adjunct professor of law at the City University of New York (LaGuardia CC, Bronx CC).
He is the author of “Obama: The Man Behind The Mask” [www.OrangeStatePress.com] and produced the Internet film “Obama: The Hawaii’ Years” [www.BoycottHawaii.com]. Andy is the Executive Editor and publisher of the “Internet Powerhouse,” blogging at www.contrariancommentary.wordpress.com and www.ContrarianCommentary.com.
Andy’s family immigrated to Manchester, New Hampshire 100 years ago; today his home overlooks the Merrimack River and he lives around the corner from where he played as a small boy. He is New Hampshire’s leading corruption fighter and Republican Party reformer.
Andy’s columns are also posted at ContrarianCommentary.blogspot.com ContrarianCommentary.wordpress.com
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