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    Re: Congress members who have seen classified material on Syria say it fails to prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    One must consider the sources - Russians in my view aren't very credible as they have motive to keep Assad in power and thwart the U.S. no matter what we do. The AP reports may have credibility (I haven't read them) and I think its common knowledge snipers did go after the UN inspectors gathering evidence, but who was behind the snipers? Assad or AQ or some other faction?
    Well I would recommend you look into the material the AP has been presenting that MSM has been ignoring in the frenzy for war. Also, defence contractors are owners and investors in American media and the MIC is their interest. Also, your dismissing the Russians report before having seen it. The hypocrisy from the US on this is thick. Oh, and did you bother to check out the thread on the Christian village that the terrorists have sacked despite Assad's forces attempt to protect it?

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    Re: Congress members who have seen classified material on Syria say it fails to prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Well I would recommend you look into the material the AP has been presenting that MSM has been ignoring in the frenzy for war. Also, defence contractors are owners and investors in American media and the MIC is their interest. Also, your dismissing the Russians report before having seen it. The hypocrisy from the US on this is thick. Oh, and did you bother to check out the thread on the Christian village that the terrorists have sacked despite Assad's forces attempt to protect it?
    Let's just say the AP info is 100% accurate and so is the 100 page Russian report. Reading that will inform me more on the details but I've already made up my mind that the U.S. has no business doing anything with Syria. I did read the Christian village article this morning, but I have to tell you I look at most information coming out right now with a very large dose of skepticism as everyone is jostling for their "side" to either act or not. As in 2002, much of the "evidence" and "reporting" was BS we later found out. So at this point I rely on my own values and views to form my opinions rather than the MSM (who is pulling for Obama and action IMO) or the WH and other Democrats who are banging the war drums as loudly as the Republicans did in the lead up to Iraq.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Congress members who have seen classified material on Syria say it fails to prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Let's just say the AP info is 100% accurate and so is the 100 page Russian report. Reading that will inform me more on the details but I've already made up my mind that the U.S. has no business doing anything with Syria. I did read the Christian village article this morning, but I have to tell you I look at most information coming out right now with a very large dose of skepticism as everyone is jostling for their "side" to either act or not. As in 2002, much of the "evidence" and "reporting" was BS we later found out. So at this point I rely on my own values and views to form my opinions rather than the MSM (who is pulling for Obama and action IMO) or the WH and other Democrats who are banging the war drums as loudly as the Republicans did in the lead up to Iraq.
    Well I certainly can't find anything to disagree with you about there!

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    Re: Congress members who have seen classified material on Syria say it fails to prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Fletch View Post
    With a lack of evidence, a lack of clear policy, and a lack of support from the people of their districts, I don't see how any member of congress can vote FOR an authorization of attack.
    Congress men and women are the whores of democracy. Congress doesn't give a fat rat's ass about Syria.

    Congress wants two things:

    1. Plausible deniability. Either way, attacking or not. Congress wants to be assured that, whatever the decision, Congress can deflect blame if things go tits up in Syria. They don't give a damn about what Americans want as long as they avoid blame.

    2. Concessions. All of the above whores are holding out for presidential concessions. They want to be bribed for their votes. It is the only thing they understand.

    If they can be assured of number 1. then number 2. will be the only thing Congress is worried about. Right and wrong, pain and suffering, national interest are the furthest things from Congress's mind.


    (I'd like to apologize to whores for comparing them to Congress. I know that whores have more integrity, sense of worth and compassion than Congress men and women.)










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    Re: Congress members who have seen classified material on Syria say it fails to prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Congress men and women are the whores of democracy. Congress doesn't give a fat rat's ass about Syria.

    Congress wants two things:

    1. Plausible deniability. Either way, attacking or not. Congress wants to be assured that, whatever the decision, Congress can deflect blame if things go tits up in Syria. They don't give a damn about what Americans want as long as they avoid blame.

    2. Concessions. All of the above whores are holding out for presidential concessions. They want to be bribed for their votes. It is the only thing they understand.
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