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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    Uh...get a ****ing grip? I don't have to get a ****ing grip. And I don't know who Martin Dempsey is. If you have no more respect for our troops than to refer to them as boot...then I suggest "give some ****ing respect".
    As far as the military is concerned a troop is no different than a tank or truck.

    It is too bad you don't like that but that is the way it is.

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    Re: 'War-weary' Obama says Syria chemical attack requires response

    Not that it means that we must intervene whenever atrocities are committed around the world, but American credibility is on the line in this case. The stated (bull****) reason for invading Iraq was due to the threat its supposed stockpile of WMD threatened us and our allies. They didn't have any, but guess who did? Syria. The President sets American foreign policy, and he has drawn a reasonable line to deter their use.

    Now Syria has apparently crossed that line and is using WMD against our allies, their own people. How can we defend our moral standing in the world if we choose to punish a country because of their threat of using WMD, but ignore a country that actually uses them?

    On another point, Congress as a body certainly deserves to have a say about military action. However, the legislators that make up Congress don't seem to have earned the President's respect after all they've done to delegitimize him.

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Once again Generalisimo Obama is lying to the American people that we would intervene because of a small scale (possibly fake) chemical attack. The real reason he is interested in this area is of course the same reason the far left accused Bush of in Iraq. A war for oil and pipelines as Warmonger Obama is looking out for his Islamist pals in Qatar, Saudi & Turkey who need Syria to connect the pipeline. Thats what this is all about........

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    What kind of parents let there kids go to the playground in the middle of a war? Honestly are we expected to buy this hogwash....

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Yank View Post
    What kind of parents let there kids go to the playground in the middle of a war? Honestly are we expected to buy this hogwash....
    Blame the victims. Unbelievable.

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    I agree with your assessment on being the world's policeman but I see nothing wrong with an air strike to remove chemical weapons.
    But their not going to strike chemical weapon depots due to humanitarian concerns, they say. Surely you realize this is "regime change", what they say not withstanding.

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    IF we act, I hope it's narrow and quick.

    I also hope that the next time a Republican is in power and has to make such a decision we don't have a stream of democrats proclaiming that "if we break it we bought it and must fix it" as we heard out one side of the mouth from some people as out the other side they were condemning the "occupation" of Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Ultimately I wouldn't be surprised if we take military action. Despite both sides trying to act like they're so different, both sides readily will make use of the military. The Left, on average, likes to use it for "peace keeping" or "humanitarian" or "human rights' type of reasons where as The Right, on average, likes to use it for "national defense" or "american interest". Ones perhaps more altruistic in it's approach while the other more regarding our state-interest...but they both have a fair bit open to its use. The difference is the worth each side places on such actions, good or ill.

    Don't forget, it requires authorization from the security council. Without it, it's illegal action. Regardless of what the warmongers to this thread would like to believe.

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    Re: "No boots on the ground in Syria," Says Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Adverse View Post
    You lost me, sorry. If we're talking about this particular area...it was Bush Sr. who took us into Iraq, then Clinton was Pres. and he didn't take us anywhere that I recall...then Bush Jr. took us back into Iraq AND added Afghanistan...now we're at Obama in Syria....what did I miss?
    Clinton lead the liberation army to cover the Balkans. This eventually created conditions for Dardania as an independent country. This is what you missed, this is where Clinton "took you."
    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Stats come out and always show life getting better. News makes money in making you think its not.
    The Republic of Dardania is the proper name for: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicat...k/geos/kv.html

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    Re: 'War-weary' Obama says Syria chemical attack requires response

    Quote Originally Posted by Jredbaron96 View Post
    'War-weary' Obama says Syria chemical attack requires response - CNN.com
    Thoughts? Questions? Invitations to dinner?[/FONT][/COLOR]
    I am afraid Obama has done us a real blooper.
    Three cruise missiles won't mean a thing and we can hardly send so many, that we can be sure to take the Bad Guy out.
    So what does it mean, when the president of the US draws a Red Line?

    On German public radio (Deutschlandfunk) they did a commentary this morning on the impotency of the US.

    The damage is done and the US did not win.

    So, I guess we go through the ritual, destroy all major Syrian bases. At least the world might understand that R2P has to be enforced by the UN and not left to the members. I had thought Bush had made it obvious enough. But the international community let this happen and did nothing.

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