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September 10, 2013

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Sep-10-13 2:43 AM

The discussion will end and then there will be more war.

It'll be great. Maybe Minot will get hit by a rocket full of sarin gas. We'll be able to see for ourselves what war can be. Just fantastic.

You can't rule it out, it'll be war.

So cool to live in a country that is at war all of the time.

Makes for good relations with other countries in the world.

Didn't the US military use napalm and agent orange in Vietnam?

Those two chemicals don't count, I guess.

It's more desirable to have more war and lots of death and destruction. War is good business. Just a better world.

Suffice it to say that the US gov doesn't care about anybody on earth.

Humans are a nuisance on this planet and probably need to be extinct.

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Sep-10-13 9:28 AM

I am surprised that Acorn was not mentioned along with the other conspiracy theories. Again, the Wheeling connection tends to soil themselves with their slanted editorials.

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Sep-10-13 10:37 AM

From USA Today

"The rapid clip of senators announcing their opposition on Monday raised serious doubts that the president would be able to muster the necessary support in either the House or Senate. The GOP-led House is not likely to take up a resolution unless the Senate can pass it first. A final Senate vote was expected this weekend, but Reid's decision to delay the formal debate puts the schedule in flux.

"Five GOP Sens. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Roy Blunt of Missouri, Johnny Isakson of Georgia, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, and Mike Enzi of Wyoming all announced opposition Monday, as did Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota."

And so should the Syria discussion continue...

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Sep-10-13 10:45 AM

Whistler: "Well now, it seems the Obama regime is more concerned about Syrian people than our own embassy staff killed in Benghazi. Why is that? Let me know centerfold and Veritass if you suddenly become interesting!"

They should let you know if they suddenly become "interested" or "interesting," Whistler. Either or.

Sec. Kerry's response doesn't do much to inspire trust, does it?

Reminds me of a movie script (edited, of course)...

"Pay no attention to that (matter) behind the curtain! I am the great and powerful...(secretary of state)."

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Sep-10-13 10:47 AM

If it was patriotic to be cautionary before going into Iraq under Pres. Bush, it's patriotic to be cautionary now before going into Syria under Pres. Obama.

I can state that firmly, all politics aside.

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Sep-10-13 11:54 AM

It seems that the Republicans (some of them) want to perpetuate or manufacture any type of controversy and Benghazi is one of them. That, along with the IRS investigating organizations that are violating the law are shams that the average person who wants to believe that type of trash will accept. There is a reason why Mr. Issa has basically dropped both issues. He has found that all his charges have been rebutted. The only ones who continue this diatribe are those who do little research or rely on slanted sources. I don't believe that anyone can call the entry into Iraq patriotic! If anything, the attack on Iraq was deliberate and an invasion of a sovereign nation. It was based on falsehoods and lies. It does not equate to the current crisis.

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Sep-10-13 11:56 AM

It is too bad that you did not have the same thoughts when the Iraq invasion was promoted, whistler. Or was that because it was a Republican who was speaking?

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Sep-10-13 1:07 PM

In Syria we do have evidence that 1. WMD's existed. 2. WMD's were used on his own people innocent women & children. 3. Several warnings were made to the regime NOT to use them and were ignored! 4. International Laws were broken due to the use of this type of warfare. In Iraq we invaded a country with over 100,000 troops on false information that no one tried to verify! The ones that tried to tell the WH were victimized and call anti-Americans! No WMDs were ever found and that region is more chaotic than it has ever been and the Iraqis that have helped us are being slaughtered!

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Sep-10-13 1:25 PM

There is evidence that the 'Free Syrian Army' is burning churches and killing Christians, beheading them, even.

It is war and the US gov wants to 'help' the 'Free Syrian Army'. Read: the neocons want Syria and then go to Iran for more war. Christians don't count, just gassed Syrian children.

The people of America need the US gov like they need another hole in their heads.

The US gov is grasping at straws.

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Sep-10-13 7:38 PM

After this evening's demonizing of the Syrian regime, it is going to be war and more war, so get used to it. It must be great to be a warmongering preznit with a Nobel Peace Prize.

He can graduate from drones to cruise missiles, so it's a done deal.

You do know that Assad's popularity in Syria is greater than Obomba's in murka, dontcha?

However, since murka is in the business of regime change, murkans will roll over and die for Obama's warmongering agenda.

War is Peace

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell

It is going to be war and it might come right here. Can't wait for it all to happen.

Syrian civilians who are sarin gassed count more than murkans.

You're expendable. Plenty of murkans can die and nobody will care anymore.

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Sep-10-13 9:34 PM

Just listened to Obama, he did not convince me. He has been all over the map. "Trust", I don't think so.

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Sep-10-13 9:40 PM

September 11 tomorrow. Who is looking out for our country? Obama?

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Sep-11-13 11:21 AM

BDGI do some research! The chemicals have to mixed before they can be used! They can be taken out by bombing them before they are properly mixed!

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Sep-12-13 1:04 AM

Funny stuff, and it's not even from any of us wingers.

Triple W dot ewetube dot com /watch?v=z-sdO6pwVHQ

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Sep-12-13 11:45 AM

Putin seems to be handling the Syrian issue without Pres. Obama's input or "unbelievably small" strikes.

Convenient. For Putin.

From DailyBeast 9-11-13

"If a Russian proposal to pressure Bashar al-Assad into declaring and relinquishing his chemical weapons stockpile moves forward, the United States will be in the strange position of relying on one of Syria's chief weapons suppliers to disarm a regime the president has accused of gassing its own people."

Do Pres. Obama's supporters approve of this move?

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Sep-12-13 4:46 PM

angeR: "Funny stuff, and it's not even from any of us wingers."

So I went to the yewtoob address angeR posted. "Help Kickstart WWIII" is the title. Yes, it was funny.

Warning: true administration apologists will go apoplectic if they view this one. Don't say I didn't warn you...

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Sep-12-13 9:52 PM


Where are the grownups?

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Sep-12-13 10:48 PM

Loco, I second that revulsion.

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Sep-13-13 3:46 PM

billgitmo, since I'm a woman, the term "Bash Brothers" wouldn't really apply to this part of a team.

Try again...

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Sep-13-13 11:36 PM

Overheard from the Secret Service today:

"Relax, Mr. President. Nobody's ever been stripped of a Nobel Peace Prize. No Mr. President, we don't need to stash it at Ft. Knox. Now finish your cheeseburger before the first lady sees you."

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Sep-14-13 3:12 PM

Then why aren't people happier with this administration, willgrr? Has the unemployment rate changed much recently? Why aren't businesses hiring full-timers instead of part-timers? Aren't people still signing up for SNAP and unemployment benefits?

I'd like to believe some good news concerning the economy, but I haven't seen much out there. Perhaps there's signs of a recovery, but that recovery has been slow, not robust. And it's been five years...

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Sep-14-13 4:12 PM

As if, willgrr. That word "obstruction" had no bearing at all before 2008, did it?

Daily Kos 12-21-2004

"The Democrats need to offer an alternative agenda over the next four years. It won't be enacted, so they can shoot for the moon. The h-e-l-l with good policy, make proposals that sound great. The GOP used flag burning and gay marriage to rally their side. We can find equivalents. Don't worry about them becoming law, because they won't. Worry about branding the party and placing every bit of bad news (and there will be plenty) squarely at the feet of the party that controls all levers of government..."

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Sep-14-13 4:13 PM

More from Daily Kos 12-21-2004...

"We need to make the GOP radioactive. Their incompetence is providing the ammunition. It is our job to wield it. Remember, they control everything. We don't need to be bipartisan. We don't need to work with them for them to pass their agenda. So we offer up clear alternatives to everything they propose. We have to be aggressive. "We have nothing to lose. Being in the minority is being in the minority. Yet we have much to gain."

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Sep-14-13 7:30 PM

"and you think GOP obstruction has helped?"

Nope. It would if they were better at it. But the GOP in the House today is about as useful for obstructing as a gas pedal is for braking.

All it takes is a threat of shutting down the government, and John Boehner cries uncle.

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Sep-14-13 7:30 PM

Anyway, back to Syria...

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