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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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There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

Professor: ‘Colleges Will Start Closing Up’ if
‘Racist, Misogynist, Money-Grubbing’ GOP Wins

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National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 4:42:50 PM     Post Reply
New audio reveals an Eastern Connecticut State University professor warning that Republicans will “want things to go back — not to to 1955, but to 1855? if they win control of Congress in November. Republican victories could also put him out of a job, he cautioned. “We will live in a very, very, very different kind of country if that happens,” Professor Brent Terry told students in his Introduction to Creative Writing course, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. “I mean, colleges will start closing up if these people have their way.” Over the course of his rant, Terry characterized conservatives

Jeb Bush: ‘I’m thinking about
running for president’

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Fox News, by Christina Corbin    Original Article
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Jeb Bush said Wednesday he´s "thinking about running for president," in his most direct statement yet about a possible 2016 run. The former Florida governor spoke at a Catholic school benefit in New York Wednesday morning. He previously has said he´ll make a decision on whether to run for president before the end of this year, making clear that he was considering the possibility. But his comments on Wednesday appeared to be more direct. Asked what his "immediate plans" were, he said, according to an attendee: "I´m thinking about running for president." The answer was met with applause and a standing ovation, after

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

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Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
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It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

38 Republican lawmakers put aside differences
for lawsuit challenging legality of Obamacare

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
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Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers, including such unlikely bedfellows as John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas, have joined to support a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Affordable Care Act and accusing the president of repeatedly ignoring the law he signed for political reasons. The lawmakers have signed onto a legal brief in support of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who is asking a federal court to overturn Obamacare’s special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs. “The unlawful executive action at issue in this case is not an isolated incident,” the brief

The Five’s Beckel Rips Bolling
for Laughing at Climate Science:
‘You Are a Total, Complete Jerk!’

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Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/23/2014 8:29:47 AM     Post Reply
Today is Earth Day. Fox News’ The Five opened its show with a nearly 15 minute segment titled “Earth Day Hysteria.” The goal appeared to be to prove that scientists’ warnings about climate change are overblown and should be ignored if not outright mocked and co-host Eric Bolling was the ringleader of the effort. But he found an adversary in Bob Beckel, who challenged the status quo by presenting actual data on the rise of CO2 levels from NASA, of all places. But before Beckel got to his chart, Bolling took some time to “praise” President Barack Obama for what

Justice Sotomayor: Affirmative
Action ‘Opened Doors in My Life’

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WPRO Radio [E. Providence, RI], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2014 12:30:26 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON -- In a dissent to Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action programs in its public colleges, Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks from experience about the complex impact of such programs on her own life. Sotomayor’s 58-page dissent, joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has one theme: Race matters. (Snip) She takes a dig at Chief Justice John Roberts who wrote once, “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discrimination on the basis of race.” Sotomayor says: “It is a sentiment out of touch with reality.” Sotomayor says, “Race matters.


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