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Fallen US Marine’s Father RETURNS Obama’s Condolence Letter with an Incredible Rebuke

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By Josey Wales

It needed to be said!


IJ Review reports: Barack Hussein Obama is strutting around, boasting of his ending the war in Afghanistan. However, let’s be reminded of one United States Marine’s father reply to a condolence letter from Obama, in which he rebuked the idiot-in-chief over the rules of engagement that have led to the deaths of many of America’s servicemen.

This past week, the US commander of NATO declared the end of the mission against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Obama followed up with a statement declaring, “Our combat mission in Afghanistan is ending and the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion.”

However, I want to take the opportunity to remind people of what Barack Obama has done that has resulted in the deaths of many of our men who serve in the armed forces.

Steven R. Hogan, father of fallen US Marine Lance Corporal Hunter D. Hogan took the condolence letter he received from Barack Obama and wrote with his own hand the following:

“I wonder how many of these get returned to you!

“Mr. Barrack Hussein Obama,

I am deeply saddened that you are the President of the United States. You sir are an embarrassment to the Oval Office. My son, as well as most Marines I know, despise you and your lack of representation for our military.

Your ridiculous rules of engagement have caused the massive amount of casualties on your watch in Afghanistan. While we watch your media pander to your administration and clearly sweep things under the rug for you, I fully understand Marines die. You have tied their hands & feet!

I am thankful I did not serve under a Comm. in Chief such as you. I am sickened that my son had to. I wonder… I doubt that you will see this, I hope you do though!”

Steve Hogan”

Mr. Hogan, I salute you sir and express sincere condolences for the sacrifice you have made of your son. For that, I am deeply saddened and I truly mean that, never being able to imagine one of my own son’s lives being sacrificed in such a manner. But more than that, thank you for stating so clearly what I have heard from other family members who have lost their loved ones under Barack Hussein Obama in Afghanistan.

What if the Stinger missile used to shoot down Extortion 17—the decrepit CH-47 helicopter packed with thirty Special Ops forces, most of them part of the elite SEAL Team 6—was supplied by our own government?


What if the Obama administration supplied HUNDREDS of missiles to the Taliban and is now preparing to ship through a “middle man” not only Stinger missiles, but the huge PATRIOTmissiles?

Hard to believe? Watch the video for some eye-opening revelations.


Ever since there was not a shred of proof Bin Laden died the way Obama said claimed he did, there has been non-stop speculation around several areas of the operation that “allegedly” killed Bin Laden. One issue is Bin Laden’s actual body. Russian reports drastically conflict with the “OFFICIAL” U.S. version, which clams Bin Laden’s body was laid to rest at sea. According to Russian sources, A CIA HELICOPTER CAME AND TOOK THE BODY AWAY! 

Arguably, the biggest controversy surrounding the whole Bin Laden mission is the deaths of the 22 MEMBERS of Seal Team 6, who all died in a very mysterious accident on board a decrepit CH-47 helicopter shortly after Obama’s big announcement about Bin Laden’s death. The official story says that all 22 members of Seal Team 6 went down together in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. That SHOULD have raised a ton of red flags with any REAL journalists, but of course it did NOT. It took us “Right Wing Wacko’s” to bring the issue to light. 

Once facts began to come to light that the Seals were all on ONE flight, on a helicopter type that was dated (decrepit CH-47 helicopter) and also NOT the type of craft normally suited for Seal transport, I couldn’t help but begin scratching my head and wondering. Then, reports came that just before liftoff, all the Afghans on the chopper got off the craft. Ok, HELLO? That was all the red flags CONGRESS NEEDED TO INVESTIGATE THE CRASH AS A POSSIBLE SCANDAL. The first question it raised in MY mind when I heard 22 MEMBERS of the world’s most elite military unit died in ONE incident, was “Who could have something to gain from this?”

There is no shortage of stories out there suggesting the story we’ve been fed about the Bin Laden death is total BULL. That doesn’t mean any of them are factual, however, given the number of BLATENT LIES told by Obama and Crime Inc., let’s at least look at the theory that bin laden was dead long before the night we are told he died. Why? Because Crime Inc. is big on false narratives (FERGUSON), and political theater (THE SANDY HOOK HOAX and the HOAX STAGING DEAD SOLDIERS RETURNING HOME), so for us to think Obama is somehow “above” staging an event to gain some political capital is HARDLY a stretch. So, if we assume Bin Laden was dead long before the night we were told, who would be privy to that information? All the corrupt and lying members of Obama’s Crime Inc., and Seal Team 6. Hmmmm. How could Obama tie up loose ends? The only way to destroy that evidence would be if the the Seals that he was full of SH**, somehow died in a tragic way.

Another question I could not help but ask is WHY 22 members of one of the most elite military units were all put aboard the same helicopter together in the first place? I don’t care if it was the newest and most state of the art helicopter designed for Seal missions, or an outdated one not typically suited for Seal transport. Needless to say I was not shocked to learn that whole mission, known as Extortion 17 was a violation of U.S. Navy regulations PRECISELY because of EXACTLY what happened: with just one missile, THAT MANY members of the elite U.S. Navy Seal Team 6 were killed in an instant. Even me, as a person who has never served in the military, smelled something very fishy about all 22 being on one craft. I questioned why they were not spread out among 3-4 choppers for safety. 


Then, to add insult to injury, Obama SPIT IN THE FACES of the victims’ families by having a MUSLIM CLERIC at their funeral screaming in Arabic they DESERVED to die. The straw that broke the camel’s back with Congress and led to the investigation was learning a whole team of Afghans at the last minute exited the helicopter already overloaded with Seal Team 6 members. Even for Congress, the whole sequence of events together STUNK ON ICE! Sadly, the investigation was more of a circus show, and went nowhere, which should surprise no one.

IJ Review continuesBilly Vaughn, father of fallen Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn, who died aboardExtortion 17 along with 37 others including nearly two dozen SEALS, told me the exact same when I interviewed him in August 2013. Vaughn called Obama’s rules of engagement “ridiculous, if not criminal” and later would declare, “The greatest threat the US faces resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.”

Yet, all that has come from the Vaughn’s message about the issues regarding Extortion 17, which Billy outlined in his book Betrayed: The Shocking True Story of Extortion 17 as told by a Navy SEAL’s Fatherhas been nothing more than a brief congressional hearing to appease them, which has produced nothing.

Though the “end” of the Afghanistan War has been declared and Obama has claimed that Afghanistan is “not going to be a source of terrorist attacks again,” Kia Makerechi says that is not really the truth. Shewrites:

But while the administration would like to characterize this as a victory, the end of a conflict, it’s more of a re-branding. More than 10,000 United States troops will remain in Afghanistan, and just over one month ago, the president secretly expanded their 2015 combat mission to include

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    • Anon

      I doubt it will be seen by Obama

    • Texas Lovin\'

      THANK YOU SIR FOR BEING A TRUE AMERICAN HERO! Sorry about your loss; which unfortinately not in the interest of our country… :cry:

    • Anonymous

      warriors and slaves are equal losers

    • ruffsoft

      Meanwhile, the war criminals who started this ill-fated war on Afghanistan, based on lies, are free.
      I denounce Obama for his decision NOT to investigate and prosecute war crimes, leaving Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, and others to make millions with corporate positions and speaking fees.

      Di the father bother to blame those who started this war, which resulted in his son’s death. Did he ever consider that his son was 8000 miles from home fighting in a criminal war, killing people who in fact were acting as patriots defending against foreign invaders?

      I do not defend Obama, who has war crimes on his hands, but remind all that the original war criminals, who lied to us and used 9/11 (about which they also lied) as a pretext to invade Afghanistan, for reasons related to the huge pipeline deal that Rice and Cheney had been involved in for years.

      Of the many responsible for your son’s death, Obama is at the end of the line. You need to take responsibility
      for buying into a criminal war and not advising your son to opt out of a war based on lies, fought for economic reasons mostly hidden from the public.

      • sarah

        All wars are bankers wars.

    • desertspeaks

      he died for corporate profits,.. the UNITED STATES is a private for profit corporation masquerading as a legitimate government, the state, counties, cities, and the myriad of alleged government agencies are all nothing more than private for profit corporate fictions!

    • Arlene Johnson

      “The greatest threat the US faces resides at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue” is not exactly accurate as much as I distain Barrack Hussein Obama, for I can´t stand him either. He´s a puppet of the Jesuits who have now completely taken over the Vatican. Please listen to these two videos:


      There are 2 videos interviewing Eric Jon Phelps in this link.
      One lasts for 2:44:48 and the other one lasts for 1:36:44.
      Both are vital to watch.

      The only aspect of these videos with which I disagree is the 6,000,000 Jews who Eric says were gassed during WW II. They weren´t. They lied.

      Then check out why I distain Obama so much by logging onto and read 4 short items on him at If readers do this, then you will understand who is our biggest threat, and not just the USA, but worldwide.

      Then, log onto my second blog for the most recent post which can be directly accessed at

    • Gazinbali

      Ahh yes.. now we see the light..
      What say ye all who gave beatings, raped, tarred and feathered,imprisoned, tortured and even killed brave Conscientious Objectors Jehovah’s Witnesses;s.. the bravery of whom few could match as they stood firm for NOT killing people.. for NOT going to these hyped up false flag wars of beastly governments?

      Like the THOUSANDS who opposed Hitler, Mussolini, and the Russians who wanted to drag us into their wars?

      HUH.. where?? Shame on you all now.. but thats fine..
      Vengeance is mine says the Lord.. I will repay.

      You who love War as a means of gaining peace ( how stupid ids that ? ( will very soon get whats coming to you..

      • Gazinbali

        This guy writes a few lines in a letter and you all bow down.. HERO.. HERO… YES.. WONDERFUL HERO..

        The real Hero’s of this world are we who STILL oppose wars in ANY country.. and are STILL in prisons of Korea..
        North and South, Africa, Sweden, and many other countries.
        But hey.. we’re just deranged Bible Bashers hey….

    • Sarkoloff

      My sentiments echo that of ruffsoft (above)… Obama’s been a terrible president, but let us not forget that his agenda is only a continuation of the bloody “regime” that proceeded him in office. That the next President elected, be it a democrat or republican, will likely just be a continuation of these same un-American and un-Constitutional policies. 9/11 was the biggest turning point, in my opinion, but to be honest, the downhill slide can be traced all the way back to the JFK era. This country needs a complete turn-around when it comes to political leadership and foreign policy, and needs to stop this perpetual war machine before there’s nothing of honor left to defend at all! The two-party system of government has become a complete joke, and that’s where we should start first.. by electing government officials who actually ARE by and for the people, instead of these corporately bought and owned shills (puppets) who are all representing the same sick and twisted agendas. Demand our country back, before it is indeed, too late!

      • Bill Lyle

        IT’S MY OPINION that once Obama was elected, it was too late to do anything about the war. Bush, Cheney, et al set something in motion, and there was nothing that could have been done. This doesn’t just apply to the war. The economy was already in bad shape, thanks to the war going on credit; the Patriot Act had been pushed through. Obama did what he felt he had to do. It’s too bad he dropped the ball so completely. He was under so much scrutiny, because of his ethnicity, that there was no way he could pull off the kind of back room dealings that Bush could. Obama also didn’t have a 911 to hide behind.

        • King Of Jambalamba

          please go hang your self and please do not procreate either!

    • Joe Miller

      I agree that something is fishy, but, on a deeper level, Bin Laden was a CIA patsy in some respects, mainly in that he had nothing to do with 9/11.

    • Nebraska0059

      Shades of Cindy Sheehan.

    • CAJeffO

      Obama signed the NDAA which violates the following inherent rights codified by the Constitution:
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