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Thread: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

    I certainly don't think this is worth going to war over or anything like that. I really don't feel much "fear" because of this incident and it seems more like grandstanding.

    I think we should use it as an opportunity to try to open lines of communication with the new president. It couldn't hurt right?

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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    It's hilarious that cons call me a leftist and leftists won't align with me either. I'm an equal opportunity critic of hypocritical US foreign policy, regardless of who's in the White House. Partisan and patronizing Americans seem to find everything in a left/right meme. Stupid enough to ensure more of the same. Perfectly fine for you to quote Wiki when it serves your purpose, but they are suddenly leftist when you don't like what it has to say!!
    You do realize you can't criticize US foreign policy without being an America hating leftist, don't you?
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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisL View Post
    I certainly don't think this is worth going to war over or anything like that. I really don't feel much "fear" because of this incident and it seems more like grandstanding.

    I think we should use it as an opportunity to try to open lines of communication with the new president. It couldn't hurt right?
    Talking is always superior to fighting. It's getting everybody to understand that!
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    You do realize you can't criticize US foreign policy without being an America hating leftist, don't you?
    Oh dear lord, you too Ditto?!
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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Oh dear lord, you too Ditto?!
    Me too. Once in a while, I become an America hating leftist as well.
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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    I don't think our ability to show restraint is a sign of weakness.
    It isn't a matter of showing restraint or not attacking Syria or anything like that. It is a President who is perceived as pretty ineffective as a national or world leader, a sluggish, even receding economy, an inability to make any inroads in our so-called war on terrorism, and a whole lot of pomp, ceremony, and sound and fury from the bully pulpit with basically no follow through. The longer this goes on, the more confident the more troublesome and potentially aggressive nations become.
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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

    Quote Originally Posted by AlbqOwl View Post
    It isn't a matter of showing restraint or not attacking Syria or anything like that. It is a President who is perceived as pretty ineffective as a national or world leader, a sluggish, even receding economy, an inability to make any inroads in our so-called war on terrorism, and a whole lot of pomp, ceremony, and sound and fury from the bully pulpit with basically no follow through. The longer this goes on, the more confident the more troublesome and potentially aggressive nations become.
    Exactly, if the left put as much effort into actually improving things, instead of defending every failed policy of Obama, we would be better off.

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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    I don't have a lean, that's why none is posted. Stop with your patronizing. The US is presently supporting terrorists in the ME. the US has used elements of terrorism for a very long time to overthrow governments. And party hasn't mattered. Democrats and republicans alike have been to blame. Had the US not won WW2, instead of Nuremberg trials, there would have been Philadelphia trials. At least one US general has admitted he'd have been on trial for war crimes. But you go on to play that rah rah America is the best crap if it makes you feel superior.
    Obama continues to support terrorists in Syria, the same ones he's against in the next country over (Iraq, where its literally the same group).

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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders[W:623]

    Quote Originally Posted by AlbqOwl View Post
    It isn't a matter of showing restraint or not attacking Syria or anything like that. It is a President who is perceived as pretty ineffective as a national or world leader, a sluggish, even receding economy, an inability to make any inroads in our so-called war on terrorism, and a whole lot of pomp, ceremony, and sound and fury from the bully pulpit with basically no follow through. The longer this goes on, the more confident the more troublesome and potentially aggressive nations become.
    What are you afraid of?
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    Re: Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Obama continues to support terrorists in Syria, the same ones he's against in the next country over (Iraq, where its literally the same group).
    Yes I know and said as much in the post you quoted.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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