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    Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do With Us

    President Barack Obama got ahead of himself and his advisers when he said that Syria using chemical weapons would cross a "red line," the New York Times reports.

    Obama Aide On Syria's Assad: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What
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    “How can we attack another country unless it’s in self-defense and with no Security Council resolution?” an unnamed Obama administration official tells the paper. “If he drops sarin on his own people, what’s that got to do with us?”
    How can we? Well... to use a phrase you're familiar with buddy... Yes We Can. Just as Obama did in Libya.
    Did Obama go to Libya without Congressional approval? Yes he did. He doesn't need the corrupt UN.

    As for the comment... it doesn't exactly elicit a position of strength.

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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Again, I come back to one of my favorite weird comedians, Eddie Izzard...

    "But if you kill your OWN people, we're kind of FINE with that.... 'Oh help yourself... we don't care, hell we've been trying to kill you for AGES..."




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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    Isn't it vunderful to have the journ-O-lists cover your doo-doo's? have to admit, they do a bang up job covering his arse.


    How can we? Well... to use a phrase you're familiar with buddy... Yes We Can. Just as Obama did in Libya.
    Did Obama go to Libya without Congressional approval? Yes he did. He doesn't need the corrupt UN.

    As for the comment... it doesn't exactly elicit a position of strength.
    That was an ill-advised comment. On the other hand, we don't know which side used sarin. Should we get involved with helping the rebels, who may have used the sarin, and some of whom have al Qaeda ties? Or should we back the Assad regime, who are enemies of Israel and support Hezbollah?

    Only in your world is it black and white.


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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    Isn't it vunderful to have the journ-O-lists cover your doo-doo's? Have to admit, they do a bang up job covering his arse.



    How can we? Well... to use a phrase you're familiar with buddy... Yes We Can. Just as Obama did in Libya.
    Did Obama go to Libya without Congressional approval? Yes he did. He doesn't need the corrupt UN.

    As for the comment... it doesn't exactly elicit a position of strength.

    I find it hard to take anything an unnamed official from either side says seriously. Did someone just make it up to sell a story?
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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    That was an ill-advised comment.
    Yes they were. Could you elevate them both to very stupid and dangerous?

    We're talking about the power of the United States of America.

    1. Obama's comment was fully idiotic if he didn't have the balls to back up the talk. It makes him look like The Wimp we all feared he is.

    2. The "administration official" adds fuel to the NY Times retraction of Obama's "red line" comment and makes his administration look even more wimpy.


    It seems this is all a little above Obama's pay grade. Send him back to the circus we know as Chicago. But... what would we have on deck... Joe Halfwit. I think I know where Obama has been getting his foreign policy advice... straight from Joe Halfwit... isn't that why O picked the zero?

    Only in your world is it black and white.
    My point isn't whether we should or shouldn't. It's how this makes America look... which is unresolved.

    Had both kept their yaps shut, there would be no issue... but they didn't. Loose lips sink ships. Team Obama shot themselves in the foot. Unforced error.

    Rookie mistake. The kid isn't ready for prime time.
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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Again, I come back to one of my favorite weird comedians, Eddie Izzard...

    "But if you kill your OWN people, we're kind of FINE with that.... 'Oh help yourself... we don't care, hell we've been trying to kill you for AGES..."

    Ahhh damn... now I'm gonna end up watching Eddie for another couple hours...
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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by BMCM View Post
    I find it hard to take anything an unnamed official from either side says seriously. Did someone just make it up to sell a story?
    Anonymous sources... have their purposes. Remember Deep Throat, especially on Wednesday.

    If someone made this up, you can bet the Journ-O-lists will be all over it. They can't stand having their boy taking a beating.
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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    How can we? Well... to use a phrase you're familiar with buddy... Yes We Can. Just as Obama did in Libya.
    Did Obama go to Libya without Congressional approval? Yes he did. He doesn't need the corrupt UN.
    Actually, there are a few things wrong with your statement. First off, we would really need to make an actual case for it. Perhaps you can explain to us where in our constitution it allows the president to attack other countries for human rights abuses within their borders. One thing the powers granted to the executive do allow him, or perhaps her someday, to do is to assist in upholding military treaties like those with the members of the UN. Where libya was a UN action which the US has become a part of and helps support through military actions it becomes a part of what the president does. However, since the UN has not launched some form of military action in Syria it wants the US to assist with the situations are entirely different. But feel free to ignore that reality as you often do when it is inconvenient to your ill conceived point.
    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    As for the comment... it doesn't exactly elicit a position of strength.
    If you want a guy who succumbs to pointless taunts about his limp wrist you are about 5 years too late. Since you feel that all of this needs some immediate armed support perhaps you should man up and go fight. obama may have restrictions on declaring war on sovereign nations for no reason, but you are free to go fight them yourself. Please show us how a man with a strong wrist acts by doing it yourself instead of demanding the US go into another war so you don't feel limp wristed.

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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    Actually, there are a few things wrong with your statement. First off, we would really need to make an actual case for it. Perhaps you can explain to us where in our constitution it allows the president to attack other countries for human rights abuses within their borders. One thing the powers granted to the executive do allow him, or perhaps her someday, to do is to assist in upholding military treaties like those with the members of the UN. Where libya was a UN action which the US has become a part of and helps support through military actions it becomes a part of what the president does. However, since the UN has not launched some form of military action in Syria it wants the US to assist with the situations are entirely different. But feel free to ignore that reality as you often do when it is inconvenient to your ill conceived point.


    If you want a guy who succumbs to pointless taunts about his limp wrist you are about 5 years too late. Since you feel that all of this needs some immediate armed support perhaps you should man up and go fight. obama may have restrictions on declaring war on sovereign nations for no reason, but you are free to go fight them yourself. Please show us how a man with a strong wrist acts by doing it yourself instead of demanding the US go into another war so you don't feel limp wristed.
    I think it's worthy to note that Russia and China are preventing the UN from doing anything in Syria... so yeah, Obama can't really do much when the commies won't vote for the resolution.

    that said, Obama should have never drawn a line in the sand if he didn't intend to enforce it....his mouth overran his brain.

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    Re: Obama Aide On Syria: 'If He Drops Sarin On His Own People, What’s That Got Do Wit

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    Isn't it vunderful to have the journ-O-lists cover your doo-doo's? Have to admit, they do a bang up job covering his arse.



    How can we? Well... to use a phrase you're familiar with buddy... Yes We Can. Just as Obama did in Libya.
    Did Obama go to Libya without Congressional approval? Yes he did. He doesn't need the corrupt UN.

    As for the comment... it doesn't exactly elicit a position of strength.

    Even I, a conservative, wouldn't say what's the big deal about dropping chemical weapons on the people a president is supposed to lead and protect. However, I think the US should let Israel deal with Syria. They seem to be doing just fine by themselves.
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