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WHITE HOUSE: CALM DOWN PEOPLE; IT’S NOT WAR; IT’S “KINETIC MILITARY ACTION”
The Constitution Club ^ | 03-24-11 | The Region Rat

Posted on 03/24/2011 6:10:22 PM PDT by TheConservativeCitizen

Huh?

Ki·net·ic: 1: of or relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces and energy associated therewith. 2: active, lively, dynamic, energizing - a kinetic performer. 3: of or relating to kinetic art.

From the moment the Tomahawks began to fly, the Obama White House has been asked THE question: Are we fighting a war in Libya?

From military officials to administration spokesmen to the Commander-in-Chief himself, the answer is: “NO.” If it’s not war, what exactly is it then?

In typical Obama administration fashion, deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes attempted to “clarify” things yesterday:

“I think what we are doing is enforcing a resolution that has a very clear set of goals, which is protecting the Libyan people, averting a humanitarian crisis, and setting up a no-fly zone.” Obviously that involves kinetic military action, particularly on the front end.”

What? Perhaps national security adviser Tom Donilon’s explanation will clarify things a bit:

“Military steps – and they can be kinetic and non-kinetic, obviously the full range – are not the only method by which we and the international community are pressuring Gadhafi.”

Okay then. While the term “kinetic warfare” was first used by Bob Woodward in his book, Bush at War, it fits perfectly with the Obama administration’s practice of obfuscation.

Kinetic warfare involves dropping bombs and shooting bullets—you know, killing people and breaking things. (Notice that Obama and his spokesmen choose the term kinetic “military action” vs. kinetic “warfare,” as it was orginally coined.)

Non-kinetic warfare entails high-tech “non-violent” stuff like cyber-war, messing electronically with the enemy’s communications equipment or wiping out its bank accounts.

Since I’m relatively confident that the U.S. doesn’t use cruise missiles to attack enemy bank accounts, we’ve pretty much gone kinetic, haven’t we?

Oh, and this morning, press secretary Carney called it a “time-limited, scope-limited operation.” That’ll sure strike terror in Gadhafi’s heart.


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: eurowar; illegalwar; kinetic; libya; noflyzone; obama; obamawar; oilwar; warfare

1 posted on 03/24/2011 6:10:32 PM PDT by TheConservativeCitizen
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

I feel much better now


2 posted on 03/24/2011 6:11:29 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Obama lied, and kinetic energy was released.


3 posted on 03/24/2011 6:11:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

I am sure no media hack had the audacity to laugh in the face of that little turd Carney.

That would be a moment to remember.


4 posted on 03/24/2011 6:14:33 PM PDT by dforest
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Obama tells America, KMA...


5 posted on 03/24/2011 6:15:25 PM PDT by mikrofon (Acronimble)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

WHITE HOUSE: CALM DOWN PEOPLE; IT’S NOT WAR; IT’S “KINETIC MILITARY ACTION”

You couldn’t make this stuff up . . . these people are sick . . . and a lot of GIs are going to get hurt by their damn stupidity and arrogance. KINETIC . . . WTF does that mean?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????


6 posted on 03/24/2011 6:18:20 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Obama is mocking his subjects.


7 posted on 03/24/2011 6:18:55 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

FUbo... and every rat bastard working with you.

LLS


8 posted on 03/24/2011 6:25:25 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: laweeks
KINETIC . . . WTF does that mean?

From a physical sense, kinetic energy is 0.5 X mass velocity X velocity.

With respect to the PR approach on this - seems to be different from war, which typicall involves making a lot of different masses attain a high velocity so that the E=.5mV2 breaks things and kills people.

But I'm not a polititian...

9 posted on 03/24/2011 6:27:18 PM PDT by !1776!
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

We need kinetic energy to relegate the POSOTUS, his enablers and sycophants to the dustbin of American history.


10 posted on 03/24/2011 6:31:26 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Hmmm. “Quantitative Easing”. Bull Shiite for printing up a bunch of funny money.

I think this stuff is Ivy League Bull Shiite for “lets use obscure words that make us sound really smart that nobody in the club will understand.”


11 posted on 03/24/2011 6:35:00 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: !1776!

“With respect to the PR approach on this - seems to be different from war, which typicall involves making a lot of different masses attain a high velocity so that the E=.5mV2 breaks things and kills people.”

So, it’s probably crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in the snide.


12 posted on 03/24/2011 6:37:31 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Must be very comforting to all GIs involved in this mess to have a pencil necked, illegal alien as a commander-in-chief and homosexuals in your unit fighting a kinetic war.


13 posted on 03/24/2011 6:40:32 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Oh, it’s exercises, like Pilates and Yoga. Or it’s a water filter. It’s still confusing.


14 posted on 03/24/2011 6:58:27 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a U.S. Marine.)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

I suppose that they will declare the troops 0bambi kills will be “kinetically moved to a different state”.


15 posted on 03/24/2011 7:06:20 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

And giving Naro Terrorists Auto Assault Weapons is just Eric Holder’s way of killin a few crackers!


16 posted on 03/24/2011 7:06:44 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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Wow. "Kinetic military action." Man oh manischevitz, talk about artfulness in linguistic artistry!

That's a doozie!

17 posted on 03/24/2011 7:08:35 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Finny

First it was WTF. Now it is KMA.

Well they can KMA.


18 posted on 03/24/2011 7:12:39 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: PGalt
We need kinetic energy to relegate the POSOTUS, his enablers and sycophants to the dustbin of American history.

Yep. a little well-placed kinetic energy can do wonders, like at the polls on election day to monitor for fraud. That's some kinetic energy I'd be willing to engage in in order to sweep liberal "elected" imposters into a dustbin.

19 posted on 03/24/2011 7:13:55 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: laweeks
So, it’s probably crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in the snide.

Exactly! That's what I thought, too!

20 posted on 03/24/2011 7:15:31 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: hal ogen
First it was WTF. Now it is KMA. Well they can KMA.

Oh, man! That's PRICELESS!

Well done! Bump to the top!

21 posted on 03/24/2011 7:17:33 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: laweeks

Win the future-What the F###?
Kinetic Military Action-Kiss My A##...

They are on a roll!


22 posted on 03/24/2011 7:30:20 PM PDT 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: Finny; All
Yep. a little well-placed kinetic energy can do wonders, like at the polls on election day to monitor for fraud. That's some kinetic energy I'd be willing to engage in in order to sweep liberal "elected" imposters into a dustbin.

I'm with you on that, Finny. Thread BUMP!

23 posted on 03/24/2011 7:35:26 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

We need a James Bond ejection seat for the White House, today!!!


24 posted on 03/24/2011 7:56:58 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: When do we get liberated?
Win the future-What the F###?
Kinetic Military Action-Kiss My A##...
They are on a roll!

I believe they stumbled into the first acronym (WTF) by accident.
I think the second was intentional... These are a bunch of juveniles in the White House who are full of themselves.

We need to put the adults back in charge and get rid of these stunted development dopers.

25 posted on 03/24/2011 7:56:58 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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