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

    Where do they think ISIS got their current weapons? Just the other day I saw a video of ISIS parading around some seized U.S. military vehicles. I mean wtf are these morons in congress smoking? Arm them more?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Of course president Assad is a stabilising force in Syria, just as Saddam was in Iraq and Gaddafi was in Libya. Quite literally, US foreign policy which clearly transcends presidencies, is to destabilise the ME, or for a very long time our country has been run by complete morons from both parties. Take your pick Pero, but the US (with a little help from our friends) has ****ed the ME all up!
    The more messed up the ME is, the easier to control. At least that is the White House modus operandi it seems.

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

    $500 Million to train and equip Al-Queda? What a great idea, Obama!

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

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    $500 Million to train and equip Al-Queda? What a great idea, Obama!
    Mornin' Pos. Yeah and as soon as he made the announcement......Iran an the Shia in Iraq sounded off. Now they are telling us they don't want our people there.

    This makes absolutely no sense at all with the way things are there......None! BO is showing just how much fails at Foreign Affairs. The Dream Ride is over.

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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?
    Picky, picky! Why did you have to bring that up?

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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?
    Not immediately. That happens after ISIS bitch slaps the vetted rebels, takes their weapons and cuts their heads off. Then we'll have to bomb them. These things take time.

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

    I would rather see that 500 million going towards the mass immigration we have at the southern border.
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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.
    When has training and arming rebels ever really worked out for us? More times than not it backfires.
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    Re: Obama seeks $500M to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Not immediately. That happens after ISIS bitch slaps the vetted rebels, takes their weapons and cuts their heads off. Then we'll have to bomb them. These things take time.


    Mornin' HB. This is ridiculous with whats going on in Iraq and Syria. Is he just trying to deflect to say he sent something to Congress and that he is following the protocols?

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

    Jeez.

    From now on there should be an end-of-Presidency vote by the country.

    If 50% think he/she did less harm then good...he/she leaves office without penalty.

    If 50-75% think he/she did more harm then good...he/she forfeits all their wealth and stays under house arrest for 20 years.

    If more then 75% think he/she did more harm then good...they throw them in jail for life.


    I am obviously not serious...but I am sick and tired of POTUS's ****ing up everyone and everything with zero negative ramifications when they are through.

    There needs to be more accountability and responsibility...if they consistently mess up, they should be punished.

    They don't like it...don't take the job.

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