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McCain and Graham: U.S. Must ´Take
Limited Military Actions in Syria´

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 8/25/2013 5:38:33 PM

In a statement released this morning, Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham call for the U.S. to "take limited military actions in Syria." “Recent reports and information from Syria lend additional credibility to what has been clear since last week: Assad and his forces have once again used chemical weapons against civilians in Syria and are, in fact, escalating their use. Their recent massacre of hundreds of men, women, and children around Damascus clearly constitutes the commission of a war crime, and it is the responsibility of civilized nations everywhere to ensure that those responsible are held accountable," the statement reads. “Now

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Engrpat, 8/25/2013 5:43:18 PM     (No. 9490834)

If these two clowns are for it you know it is a really bad idea. No, don´t go.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 8/25/2013 5:44:30 PM     (No. 9490836)

Let´s drop John McCain on them. His 2008 presidential campaign was a huge bomb.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/25/2013 5:44:54 PM     (No. 9490838)

Up until now I have been torn over what to do about this tragedy. But now that I know that McCain & L.G. are fer it...I´m agin´ it.

They are providing political cover for Barky....again.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/25/2013 5:47:02 PM     (No. 9490842)

So when the SW largest beer baron and his gay buddy want to barge in and kill the Christians first ~ ´cause you know that under Obamugabe that´s what is going to happen ~ .....

The Senate is a regular caliche pond filled to the brim with foggy thinkers and moral degenerates.

This could have been taken care of back when we saw the trucks moving the WMD from Iraq to Syria but the Democrats would have screeched

I"m blaming this one on Chucky Schumer and his running dog lackeys.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lilo, 8/25/2013 5:52:28 PM     (No. 9490851)

NO.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Phantomll, 8/25/2013 5:57:18 PM     (No. 9490857)

What #5 said.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: richwill, 8/25/2013 5:57:42 PM     (No. 9490858)

We must help el-quada, regardless of the consequences. What a war room team: McCain, Graham and Hussein, with Hagel carrying the water.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/25/2013 5:58:15 PM     (No. 9490860)

If things go badly in Syria, the Republicans will now get the blame.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: novakid, 8/25/2013 5:58:48 PM     (No. 9490862)

We are living on the wrong side of the Looking Glass.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lalo, 8/25/2013 6:06:41 PM     (No. 9490874)

Yes -- a big no on this. Not because someone is for it, but because of mideast-intervention fatigue, especially when the good guys are full of bad guys. We should, as always though, rush in to do what we can do assist the victims of this conflict. But no mas on the military assists here!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Baskerville, 8/25/2013 6:07:01 PM     (No. 9490878)

Eisenhower said that we should try to avoid war but if got into a war we need to be brutal. Apparently these characters got it backwards.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Watercheetah, 8/25/2013 6:07:36 PM     (No. 9490882)

Good God I´m sick of these two.

Sending more money to Carolina Conservatives NOW!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/25/2013 6:12:42 PM     (No. 9490891)

"Limited Military Action", What The Heck is that? If/When we hit something do if with all the ferocity we are able. If we are to chose a "Limited Action" drop chemical weapons on assad and his family, the families of his backers, and the russian embassy.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jimK1, 8/25/2013 6:14:48 PM     (No. 9490894)

The incompetent leading the blind, advised by the ignorant. What could possibly go wrong here.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/25/2013 6:20:18 PM     (No. 9490903)

It IS "Through the Looking Glass" time. Obama has sent out his pea-brained Republican stooges Tweedledee and Tweedledum with their stage-crafted battle cries of, "LIMITED military action."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: david kahane, 8/25/2013 6:21:36 PM     (No. 9490907)

Oh, shut up.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: rc1776, 8/25/2013 6:29:52 PM     (No. 9490920)

Perhaps these ladys will volunteer to lead the Charge of Morsi & curtsying bath house blo queen Ø´Blamer the perpetually innocent
(CM&Feces).
Note: Comrade j0n-j0n mc-cain served with hanoi jane and lurch in Nam. Uncle Ho has not released any affiliation yet of Comrade Grahm-nesty( unknown degree ofrino, beltway).


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Reply 18 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 8/25/2013 6:31:42 PM     (No. 9490921)

Anyone know if Dr Ben Carson is available to separate these co-joined twins? Or can he only do the operation where the two heads are joined, not one head and one rectum?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 8/25/2013 6:33:23 PM     (No. 9490924)

Abbott and Costello...
Laurel and Hardy...
McCain and Graham...
Three of the wildest, funniest acts the US has ever produced.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: cloey, 8/25/2013 6:35:16 PM     (No. 9490925)

When are these two getting married?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: grounded, 8/25/2013 6:41:42 PM     (No. 9490936)

“ ´The United States has sat on the sidelines for too long as the conflict in Syria has taken the lives of more than 100,000 Syrians and turned millions more into refugees, including 1 million children.´ " Now it´s for the children. I thought that was the democrats´ schtick. Did one of those fools give a Clintonesque lip bite when he composed this bit of dreck.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Ranger Applejack Dawson, 8/25/2013 6:53:18 PM     (No. 9490952)

With two knuckleheads like Graham and McCain behind this you know it´s a losing idea

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Reply 23 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 8/25/2013 7:15:14 PM     (No. 9490972)

I should know better than to think I had an original idea around here. You all are just too dayum fast.

I agree with ALL above who said if these two are fer it, I´m agin it. I was agin it before they ever opened their mouths, now I´m certain!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/25/2013 7:27:06 PM     (No. 9490990)

I´m with all the above. If those two are for it, it must be bad for the USA.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: montanabound, 8/25/2013 7:31:05 PM     (No. 9490994)

Mark Levin calls them "the same-sex senators". I´m so sick of seeing their mugs on TV.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: curious1, 8/25/2013 7:32:14 PM     (No. 9490997)

McPain and Ms Lindsey - no way. Exactly what US interests are at stake here - Ozero´s poll numbers?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: coyote, 8/25/2013 7:35:32 PM     (No. 9491002)

Esteemed Senators, just who are you going to bomb, and for what purpose?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JAN, 8/25/2013 7:45:39 PM     (No. 9491023)

McC should send his own son first.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ledbythnose, 8/25/2013 7:50:20 PM     (No. 9491027)

Lets send both of these Gasbags over there and let them attack by themselves. That would certainly meet the limited response definition.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/25/2013 8:06:18 PM     (No. 9491055)

The Lindsey Twins appear to be running the Obama Foreign Policy Dept theses days. Mitch McConnell must agree because, like Boehner in the House, never has a word to say otherwise.

I`m sure the Hollywood Left, along with Bruce Springsteen, John Fogerty, Bono and Cindy Sheehan will protest this move vociferously.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/25/2013 8:07:55 PM     (No. 9491060)

in their own lack of communication skills are they trying to say we must avoid giving OBE full war powers in this atrocity?
Powers he will use to install the terrorist concept of Islamic law.( Egypt)
I would not put it past the so called Syrian rebels to gas the people themselves including their own families to win.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: STLstudent, 8/25/2013 8:10:17 PM     (No. 9491065)

McCain says "Time to die, American boys. Time to die!" Thus say the idiot whose claim to fame is being shot down in Vietnam.

Let no Americans die for Syria!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/25/2013 8:15:54 PM     (No. 9491081)

We need to leave Syria to handle its own problems.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 8/25/2013 8:56:30 PM     (No. 9491132)

Stay out of their problems.

Let the hash it out among themselves.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/25/2013 8:59:25 PM     (No. 9491136)

Let the UN handle it, or impose sanctions and
"give them a chance to work." Isn´t that the Democrat solution for everything?

Too late now, anyway. Forget it.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: maggie2u, 8/25/2013 9:07:02 PM     (No. 9491143)

Poster #28, a few months ago, mccain said it was perfectly o.k. for women to be in battle. He should send his daughter Meghan.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: fayebeck, 8/25/2013 9:17:15 PM     (No. 9491154)

"Limited military action" is really a recipe for defeat. If I were a soldier I wouldn´t want to be a "limited military casualty". Blow the thugs off the map once and for all. Repeat same in five years.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 8/25/2013 9:19:59 PM     (No. 9491156)

ROE includes the use of rubber bullets? This isn´t our business and we need to keep our nose out of it. Especially since Frick and Frat (ms Lindsey and McPain) are for it. Most of our representatives in DC make me ill.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 8/25/2013 11:05:21 PM     (No. 9491228)

Dear sisters! We do not have to take military actions. You two go to Syria, Please.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Trust No One, 8/26/2013 12:11:37 AM     (No. 9491283)

Lawdy Miss Claudy - I can´t even express how much I despise these two pieces of manure.

Boy oh boy, how I hope that weird 2 cent piece gets defeated in 2014.

I can only hope the other fake "Hero" gets to sit in his rocker grumbling to himself how wonderful he is.



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Reply 41 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/26/2013 12:51:34 AM     (No. 9491298)

What happens if attacking US aircraft are shot down by advanced Russian ground to air missiles? Sound like another "wag the dog" mission.

McCain has been wrong about everything lately, that in itself should be a warning.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/26/2013 12:55:24 AM     (No. 9491300)

Ye gods. If I never heard of these two dilberts again, it´d be too soon.


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Reply 43 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 8/26/2013 1:53:41 AM     (No. 9491333)

Everyone take heed, the RINO Twins are breaking wind!

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/26/2013 12:09:06 PM     (No. 9491984)

Two jerks who have outlived their usefulness in Congress making decisions that affect us all. Many of us want the military to protect OUR National interests, not get involved in Islamic turmoil in foreign lands.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: woodsman, 8/26/2013 2:57:13 PM     (No. 9492322)

"What are you going to wear for the press conference john?"

"I thought I´d go with the blue blazer and red tie Lindsey"

"My that´s a forceful ensemble, I´ll go gray jacket and blue tie then John"

"Oh you should Lindsey, It highlights your eyes"

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Reply 46 - Posted by: badrad, 8/26/2013 6:22:31 PM     (No. 9492629)

Limited action? Then just stay home. Send someone to pick up US troops and let the EU do it all--show us how to be non-hegemonic and still be the world´s policeman.

Obama as head of the UN but with the US military -- no petty tyrant he.

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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 2:26:51 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I

Wasserman-Schultz: Midterm Election
´Absolutely Not´ A Referendum on Obama

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/21/2014 8:22:28 AM     Post Reply
"No, absolutely not," the November midterm election is not a referendum on President Obama and his policies, Democrat Party Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) told NBC´s "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "[T]hese elections, particularly the Senate elections, are referendums on the candidates running," she said. Asked about vulnerable Democrats who have criticized President Obama´s flawed healthcare law, Wasserman Schultz said they are running their own race. "They have to talk about and focus on the issues that are important to their constituents. And what´s also true is, if you look at the success rate and the track record of

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

The Incredibly Stupid War on
the Common Core

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Daily Beast, by Charles Upton Sahm    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 4/21/2014 7:22:12 AM     Post Reply
An unholy alliance between the Tea Party and the teachers’ unions threatens to derail the most promising education reform in decades. Like Rocky in the early rounds, the new Common Core math and reading standards are being pummeled left and right. From the left: Education icon Diane Ravitch says the Common Core represents a “utilitarian view of education” that is too focused on testing, data, and accountability. From the right, “ObamaCore” is denounced as federal intrusion. Heritage Foundation education fellow Lindsey Burke calls it “an effort to impose a uniform, standardized curriculum across the country.” From the further right, the always

High school senior forms petition with over
ONE THOUSAND signatures against Michele
Obama speaking at their high school
graduation ´because it would overshadow
the students´ big day´

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 5:20:14 PM     Post Reply
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate. For others, it was the notion that Obama´s speech,

NYT’s David Brooks: Obama has
‘manhood problem’ in Middle East

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/20/2014 1:58:06 PM     Post Reply
New York Times columnist David Brooks said Sunday that he believes President Obama’s foreign policy isn’t “tough enough” and that he has a “manhood problem” when it comes to dealing with leaders such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad. Mr. Brooks expanded on Sen. Bob Corker’s earlier comments on “Fox News Sunday” that Mr. Obama is “creating an air of permissiveness” with regards to Russia. (Snip) “And let’s face it, Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a — I’ll say it crudely — but a manhood problem in the Middle East,” he continued.


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