'Your cowardly lack of leadership has left a gaping hole'; American hostage Sotloff now beheaded

Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action call for President Obama’s resignation in searing open letter about his handling of ISIS

  • Billy and Karen Vaughn lost their only-son Aaron Carson Vaughn in 2011
  • The SEAL Team Six member was one of 33 killed when a Chinook helicopter was gunned down in Afghanistan
  • On Monday, the Vaughns wrote a letter condemning President Barack Obama’s actions following the release of the video depicting the execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State radicals
  • Mr and Mrs Vaughn criticized the president’s decision to go golfing after he held a press conference on the Foley beheading


Ashley Collman
The Daily Mail [UK]
1 September 2014

…On Monday, the Vaughns wrote a letter, calling out Mr Obama’s decision to go golfing after holding an important press conference on the Foley video.

‘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,’ the Vaughns wrote in the letter published on World Tribune.  

The couple go on to directly ask Mr Obama to resign so that a man or woman ‘of courage and substance’ can take over and address the ‘out-of-control thug fest’ happening in Syria and Iraq, where ISIS is attempting to establish a caliphate.

‘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 the road,’ they wrote…



The complete article, with video, is at The Daily Mail.



Related:  Breaking news from The Telegraph of London: Steven Sotloff ‘beheaded by Islamic State’  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) reportedly release video showing beheading of US hostage, Steven Sotloff.



Catherine Herridge, Source: Obama given detailed intelligence for a year about rise of ISIS

President Obama was given detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of the Islamic State as part of his daily briefing for at least a year before the group seized large swaths of territory over the summer, a former Pentagon official told Fox News.

The official — who asked not to be identified because the President’s Daily Brief is considered the most authoritative, classified intelligence community product analyzing sensitive international events for the president — said the data was strong and “granular” in detail.

The source said a policymaker “could not come away with any other impression: This is getting bad.”…



Update: British Citizen DAVID CAWTHORNE HAYNES Identified as Next ISIS Hostage to be Beheaded


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