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Unreal… Team Obama Leaves Americans Stranded in Libya; Military STILL on Standby
Right Network/Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-24-2011 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 02/24/2011 8:21:53 PM PST by smoothsailing

Unreal… Team Obama Leaves Americans Stranded in Libya; Military STILL on Standby



Posted by Jim Hoft on Thursday, February 24, 2011, 5:07 PM

The Obama Administration won’t send the military to rescue US citizens in Libya.
They don’t want to look like war-mongers.

Stranded: An estimated 600 U.S. citizens are stuck on board the Maria Dolores (pictured) in Tripoli, and won’t leave until at least Friday (Daily Mail)

The Obama Administration is STILL grappling with whether or not to send the military into Libya to rescue US citizens.
CNN reported, via HotAir:

The senior U.S. official also said the “prudent planning” for military options centers around the president’s priorities of...blah,blah..


(Excerpt) Read more at gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: awol; benghazi; cruiseship; ferry; fleet; flet; libya; libyaevac; mariadolores; med; obama; ship; stranded; usn; wheresobama

1 posted on 02/24/2011 8:21:56 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Remember, he said we could absorb some losses.


2 posted on 02/24/2011 8:23:13 PM PST by cableguymn
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To: smoothsailing

The Americans are white, so there ya go.


3 posted on 02/24/2011 8:23:41 PM PST by max americana
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To: smoothsailing

China has already rescued about 3000 of their people and we can’t even get 600 out?


4 posted on 02/24/2011 8:24:21 PM PST by FrdmLvr (Death to tyrants)
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To: smoothsailing

Nice looking boat... But 600 people have been on it for several days? Not so nice.


5 posted on 02/24/2011 8:25:03 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: smoothsailing

Must be white people bitterly clinging to their bibles, like off of Somalia.


6 posted on 02/24/2011 8:25:47 PM PST by tcrlaf (Democrats Outforced America's Jobs for 40 Years. Now The Bill Is Due)
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To: FrdmLvr

Leave the guy alone he is busy coaching his daughters basketball games.


7 posted on 02/24/2011 8:26:22 PM PST by jimpick
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To: smoothsailing

For the first time in 31 years we don’t have a carrier group in the Med!


8 posted on 02/24/2011 8:32:17 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: smoothsailing

My take: 1. Obama dithers, not wanting to hurt his little buddy Kadaffy. 2. Palin kicks his ass. 3. Obama says Uh- Oh I better make a stronger statement “oh I just dithered because I wanted to get Americans out first” (lie). 3. Half-hearted attempt to remove Americans from Libeeyah (sp) sort of begins.


9 posted on 02/24/2011 8:32:50 PM PST by toddausauras
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To: smoothsailing

I hope Barky has thought to provide an US Navy escort for that ferry. It would be a tempting target for Qadaffy.


10 posted on 02/24/2011 8:33:21 PM PST by Royal Wulff
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To: smoothsailing

Incompetence no matter his agenda. The man is a dolt. Those people are Americans, and need to be brought home safely, and this guy can’t get off his ass, and do the job.

He’s a jerk. A street punk. He’s bullshit on steroids, and has not an ounce of business being elected to the most responsible job in the entire World.

Some within HIS administration have to have enough sense to coach him on certain things that could be for the good of even this country he hates so damned much.


11 posted on 02/24/2011 8:35:42 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Royal Wulff

Leave it to Obama to send a fairy boat to do a man’s job.


12 posted on 02/24/2011 8:37:04 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: rockinqsranch

Well said, I salute you.


13 posted on 02/24/2011 8:42:42 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I hate to say this, but because of the publicity of this failed planned rescue, you can bet jihadist now have their sites on this rescue vessel. Especially since Zero has not sent any ships to escort this vessel. I am beginning to get concerned for the safety of these folks onboard.


14 posted on 02/24/2011 8:43:59 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: smoothsailing

The Obama Administration is STILL grappling with whether or not to send the military into Libya to rescue US citizens.
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Well RINO Romney said in one of the 2008 debates in that he would check with the lawyers before he sent in the troops so Barry may be still playing a round of golf with the advisors...

after all Barry and Romney are Lite versions of each other...

Neither have ever served in the military, one losing his selective service records and the other a two time draft dodger..

and both disrespect and hate the military and think the troops a joke...


15 posted on 02/24/2011 8:45:14 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: smoothsailing

You have no idea how furious and nervous this makes me. I am a mother and a grandmother with a daughter and granddaughter currently in Bahrain under the auspices of the State Department.

Should they need to be evacuated as is the case in Libya and Obambi pulls this stunt again I will not only be ready to spit nails, but I will end up in jail for what I will say and probably try to do to that treasonous usurper sitting in the white hut if anything should happen to them because of his incompetence. God help me but the parents of those wives and children on that ferry have to be going through hell and back right now.

Believe me I know EXACTLY how they feel. Prayers for family and for the safety of all those on board that ferry. And yeah I’m praying for someone to grow a spine and some cajones and IMPEACH that SOB! What’s it going to take GOP? A nuke to go off over Chicago?

Signed: Furious gramma


16 posted on 02/24/2011 8:47:54 PM PST by conservativegramma
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To: rockinqsranch
Some within HIS administration have to have enough sense to coach him on certain things that could be for the good of even this country he hates so damned much.

As pointed out this week (last week?), Obama doesn't listen to anybody but a select few of his fellow traveler communist buddies. He hasn't talked to even half of his cabinet since they were appointed, but he talks to Trumka (Top Union Dog-Thug) damn near every day.

NY Mag: Obama Has Yet to Meet With a Half Dozen Cabinet Members

17 posted on 02/24/2011 8:50:20 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: smoothsailing

I think I hear the 3:00 AM phone ringing!!!!!!!!!!!!


18 posted on 02/24/2011 8:56:19 PM PST by longhorn too
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To: Clock King

Where are the Marines??!!


19 posted on 02/24/2011 8:58:12 PM PST by ExtremeUnction
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To: smoothsailing

The entire sixth fleet is available.

WTF


20 posted on 02/24/2011 9:04:53 PM PST by Spruce
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To: conservativegramma

May God Bless You and your daughter and granddaughter and may he keep them safe.

With such a small bitter man-child occupying the White House, we will all have to say our prayers often in the days to come, that’s for sure.


21 posted on 02/24/2011 9:06:02 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: ExtremeUnction

They are scheduled for gay acceptance training and are in a meeting. Leave a voice message.


22 posted on 02/24/2011 9:08:45 PM PST by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: smoothsailing
It's a huge scandal in Britain that it took until Thursday to get their people out. Ours aren't out yet. Scandal? or crickets from the ever-compliant American media.
23 posted on 02/24/2011 9:23:27 PM PST by lawdvd
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To: smoothsailing

This is what we build aircraft carriers for. We should have had a Nimitz class deck on duty in the Gulf of Sidra a week ago.


24 posted on 02/24/2011 9:38:40 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts)
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To: tennmountainman

If they sink this ship, and lots of Americans get killed, it’s OVER for Obama and his presidency. I really don’t think even he would be that stupid.


25 posted on 02/24/2011 9:40:32 PM PST by tcrlaf (Democrats Outforced America's Jobs for 40 Years. Now The Bill Is Due)
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To: lawdvd

“or crickets from the ever-compliant American media”

The vast, VAST majority of Americans know nothing about this. It doesn’t fit the “Obama IS GOD!” narrative, so it is not being reported in most places.


26 posted on 02/24/2011 9:42:04 PM PST by tcrlaf (Democrats Outforced America's Jobs for 40 Years. Now The Bill Is Due)
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To: Spruce

“The entire sixth fleet is available.”

An AP Article from Feb 12 or so said we only had 7 Ships in the entire Med, including the Mount Whitney, and the rest of 6th fleet are in the Gulf or the Indian Ocean.


27 posted on 02/24/2011 9:43:49 PM PST by tcrlaf (Democrats Outforced America's Jobs for 40 Years. Now The Bill Is Due)
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To: tcrlaf
If the ferry MARIA DOLORES were to be sunk by Libya, WOULD the U.S. lapdog MSM report it? Or, would they try to spin is so that all the dead Americans had brought it on themselves? Remember the MSM must save Obozo because they conspired to elect this POS.
28 posted on 02/24/2011 9:51:38 PM PST by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: Clock King
Some within HIS administration have to have enough sense to coach him on certain things that could be for the good of even this country he hates so damned much.

0bambi being schooled by advisers (old bald white guys) on how to flip a coin for high level decision functions.

29 posted on 02/24/2011 10:52:27 PM PST by spokeshave (WTF....the only thing 0bambi's investments will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy.)
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To: tcrlaf

Are you kidding, i’M BEGINNING TO THINK THAT this a$$ turd could nuke an American city and the sheeple will still sleep well at night let alone not take to the streets to oust him.


30 posted on 02/24/2011 11:42:38 PM PST by kelly4c
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To: FrdmLvr

You have to realize a mass evacuation takes a lot of (community) organization. You can’t expect the USA to be as efficient as Italy, Romania, Greece, Turkey, India, China, Malaysia, or Indonesia.


31 posted on 02/25/2011 4:40:19 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (I disagree with what you say but will defend to the death your right to say it -Voltaire)
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To: tcrlaf
"I really don’t think even he would be that stupid."

Cordially suggest that you re-think that one.

MSM aside,I have never seen evidence by word or deed that this president is as brilliant as so heavily advertised.

32 posted on 02/25/2011 5:19:11 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

LOL, thats why the media has to constantly beat the ‘Barry is so much brighter than us mere mortals’ drum. Said another way its propaganda to keep his (undeserved) image shined. In fact EEO has moved him to place so far removed from his natural abilities/talents (and he’s not a quick study) that the only alternative is catastrophic failure. The media and operative tards are doing their best to prop him up but at some point it won’t be possible and the charade will end in calamity. I suspect it’ll happen at the least opportune time for the country. Anyone who things this guy isn’t a babbled imbecile is willfully blind and deaf.


33 posted on 02/25/2011 6:16:30 AM PST by 556x45
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To: 556x45
What the MSM will say to defend him when we have a catastrophic terrorist act here I have no idea.

I absolutely believe it will happen. but then what?

34 posted on 02/25/2011 7:21:06 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

What will they say? I don’t know, probably more of the same. More importantly is what will people believe. After all the MSM is mostly a propaganda tool than news outlet. The music stops when the propaganda is no longer believable.

Yes, Im sure the RHs will try to hurt us on our own ground. However, the republicans are as much to blame for that as the tards. The MSM will report that in spades. What will happen? Who knows but you can be sure it’ll look a lot like martial law. The govts MO is to move from one failure to the next.


35 posted on 02/25/2011 7:32:50 AM PST by 556x45
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To: smoothsailing

They’re sitting ducks in that ship and he knows it. What a little reptile we have in the WH.


36 posted on 02/25/2011 1:47:20 PM PST by bronxville (Herman Cain 2012 - Alan West, Michele Bachman, Jim De Mint, Chris Christie)
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To: smoothsailing; Travis McGee; kcvl

this old article looks more relevent in light of Obama being awol in Benghazi


37 posted on 02/15/2013 5:02:23 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: smoothsailing; Travis McGee; kcvl

this old article looks more relevent in light of Obama being awol in Benghazi


38 posted on 02/15/2013 5:03:24 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

Part of an ongoing pattern.

Here’s a link, looks like original one is busted.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2011/02/oops-team-obama-leaves-americans-stranded-in-libya-military-on-standby/

Thanks for the headsup, piasa.


39 posted on 02/15/2013 5:45:54 PM PST by smoothsailing
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