Archive for November 14th, 2014

 

The only media outlets to publish this were in the U.K.

Billy and Karen Vaughn, parents of Aaron Carson Vaughn of SEAL Team VI
(KIA), penned a blistering letter to President Obama calling for his resignation.

The must-read letter, in its entirety, is below:

Mr. Obama,

”After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading by ISIS of
freelance war correspondent James Foley, I have been left with a level of
rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on
the altar of world peace.

My offering was my only son — Aaron Carson Vaughn. Aaron was a member of
SEAL Team VI. He was killed in action when a CH47D Chinook, carrying thirty
Americans and eight Afghans was shot down in the Tangi River Valley of
Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011.

Many times over the past three years, I have been asked what drove my son to
choose his particular career. What made him want to be a Navy SEAL? My
answer is simple.

Aaron Vaughn was a man who possessed the courage to acknowledge evil. And
evil, once truly acknowledged, demands response. Perhaps this is why so few
are willing to look it in the eye. It is much simpler — much safer — to look
the other way.

That is, unless you are the leader of the Free World.

As Commander-in-Chief, your actions — or lack thereof — Mr. President, cost
lives. As you bumble about in your golf cart, slapping on a happy face and
fist-pounding your buddies, your cowardly lack of leadership has left a
gaping hole — not only in America’s security — but the security of the
entire globe. Your message has come across loud and clear, sir: You are not
up to this job. You know it. We know it. The world knows it.

Please vacate the people’s house and allow a man or woman of courage and
substance to seize the reigns of this out-of-control thug-fest and regain
the balance we, America, have provided throughout our great history.

Thanks to your “leadership” from whatever multi-million dollar vacation you
happen to be on at any given moment, the world is in chaos. What’s been
gained, you’ve lost. What’s been lost, you’ve decimated. You’ve demolished
our ability to hold the trust of allies. You’ve made a mockery of the title
“President.” And you’ve betrayed the nation for which my son and over 1.3
million others have sacrificed their very lives.

But this should come as no surprise, since your wife uttered a vile
statement on Feb. 18, 2008, during the primary campaign — one that speaks
volumes of your true convictions. “For the first time in my adult life, I am
really proud of my country,” she said.

I am sure my deceased son thanks you for that, Mrs. Obama. Oh, and you’re
welcome.

Never in my lifetime have I witnessed such despair and such growing fear
that the world’s last best hope, America, has finally been dismantled.
Perhaps the better word is transformed — fundamentally transformed. Come to
think of it, it’s become difficult — if not impossible — to believe things
haven’t gone exactly as you planned, Mr. President.

Amazingly, in five short years, your administration has lurched from one
disaster to another. You spearheaded the ambitious rush to end the wars in
both Iraq and Afghanistan — with no plan on how to do so effectively. Also,
the release of “the Taliban five” in exchange for one American — without
consulting Congress — is also on your shoulders.

You have been at the helm during unprecedented national security leaks —
including, but not limited to the outing of SEAL Team VI on the Bin laden
raid, the outing of the Pakistani doctor who provided the intelligence for
that raid, the outing of Afghanistan’s CIA station chief, and the outing of
your personal “kill list” to make you look tough. In addition, 75 percent of
American deaths in Afghanistan and 83 percent of Americans-wounded-in-action
have occurred on your watch, according to icasualties.org.

And now, we have this recent, heinous event: the beheading of an American
citizen by a barbaric organization you foolishly referred to as “the JV
team” in your statements to the New Yorker magazine in January.

You, sir, are the JV team. It’s time for you to step down and allow a true
leader to restore our honor and protect our sons and daughters.

America has always been exceptional. And she will be again. You, Mr.
President, are a bump in our road.”

Billy Vaughn