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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    I'm tired of the whole thing to begin with. Every time something happens in the ME lets send people and money. All these politicians love this malarkey.

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Thom Paine View Post
    I must find a stronger description for this administration; My normal "INEPT" is a woefully inadequate.

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    Hey Thom, about your signature.

    Didn't Thomas Jefferson say that?

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob N View Post
    I'm tired of the whole thing to begin with. Every time something happens in the ME lets send people and money. All these politicians love this malarkey.
    Ugh.... I say we just build a giant wall around the whole ME say "Aight guys have at it till there is one side left", press record, and then sit back and watch the ensuing chaos with popcorn in hand.

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition, as the U.S. struggles for a way to stem a civil war that has also fueled the al-Qaida inspired insurgency in neighboring Iraq.

    The military training program would deepen the Obama administration's involvement in the more than four-year conflict between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. If approved by Congress, the program would supplement a covert train-and-assistance program run by U.S. intelligence agencies.

    The Syria program is part of a broader $65.8 billion overseas operations request that the administration sent to Congress Thursday. The package includes $1 billion to help stabilize nations bordering Syria that are struggling with the effects of the civil war. It also formalizes a request for a previously announced $1 billion to strengthen the U.S. military presence in Central and Eastern Europe amid Russia's threatening moves in Ukraine.

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    WTH? He really doesn't have a clue.
    Does he even know what the philosophy of these 'rebels' is? Remember this is the same guy who supported the Muslim Brotherhood over Mubarak (a long time American ally) who overthrew Gadaffi and made a mess in Libya, and who left Iraq where the Islamists are now creating a terrorist state extending into Syria.

    It's well past time that the American people began asking themselves whose side this guy is on.

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Does he even know what the philosophy of these 'rebels' is? Remember this is the same guy who supported the Muslim Brotherhood over Mubarak (a long time American ally) who overthrew Gadaffi and made a mess in Libya, and who left Iraq where the Islamists are now creating a terrorist state extending into Syria.

    It's well past time that the American people began asking themselves whose side this guy is on.

    Heya Grant. He knows the MB is involved......oh and lets not forget he invited the Syrian Rebel/ Terrorist Leader to the White House.

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Wouldn't we be defacto arming the same people we currently want to bomb in Iraq?

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Fabulous View Post
    Wouldn't we be defacto arming the same people we currently want to bomb in Iraq?
    Yes...., but don't tell the POTUS that it might hurt his ego.

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    Hey Thom, about your signature.

    Didn't Thomas Jefferson say that?


    Well sir, I believe you are correct. Its been so long since I have talked to Jeff-boy .Even though some did not think so, Jeff-boy and I were close friends and I was able to address him as Jeff-boy or Jeff; all others were required to address him as Mr. Jefferson as was required in social norms of the time. Now that you have brought the specific situation back to mind maybe someday I may relate that story in the Tavern. Until then I will still accredit the sig to Missouri Mule for that too is part of the story.

    Don't want to derail this thread so I will add ....

    Ol' Jeff-boy would not be very happy with M.E. foreign affairs today.



    Have a terrific day Mason

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterLiberty View Post
    Yes...., but don't tell the POTUS that it might hurt his ego.
    We're freeing terrorists to get back traitors and now we're arming the people who are killing our allies in an Iraqi government that only exists because we put it there.

    My head feels like a football...

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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Fabulous View Post
    We're freeing terrorists to get back traitors and now we're arming the people who are killing our allies in an Iraqi government that only exists because we put it there.

    My head feels like a football...
    Yeah... I've smelt something awfully funny ruminated from the bowels of Liberal America and I don't like it.... oh wait... its a giant turd.... and Liberal America is waiting for OBAMA MAMMA to change their diaper to rid us of the stench.... truth is OBAMA MAMMA never plans on changing the diaper.... guess liberal america will have to wait for the next POTUS to change its diaper.

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