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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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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this


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