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Breaking: U.S. Sending Marines To Help In Libya
Fox News via MyFoxPhilly ^ | March 1, 2011 | Fox News

Posted on 03/01/2011 12:43:32 PM PST by americanophile

Fox News says the United States has deployed some Marines and two amphibious ships to help with the evacuations in Libya.

The news comes one day after the U.S. moved naval and air forces closer to Libya and said all options were open, including patrols of the North African nation's skies to protect its citizens from their ruler, Muammar Qaddafi.

The Obama administration is demanding that Gadhafi relinquish power immediately.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned that Libya is at risk of collapsing into a "protracted civil war" amid increasingly violent clashes between the two sides.

On Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice cast doubt on Qaddafi's sanity and ability to lead and said the international community will continue pressuring Qaddafi with embargos and sanctions until he steps down.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxphilly.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaddafi; help; libya; marines; sending
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1 posted on 03/01/2011 12:43:42 PM PST by americanophile
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To: americanophile

“Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned that Libya is at risk of collapsing...”

Awake now Evita???? Who put the nickel in HER?


2 posted on 03/01/2011 12:45:14 PM PST by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: americanophile
Susan Rice cast doubt on Qaddafi's sanity

I cast doubt on her sanity.

3 posted on 03/01/2011 12:45:35 PM PST by kcvl
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To: americanophile
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned that Libya is at risk of collapsing into a "protracted civil war" amid increasingly violent clashes between the two sides.

Nothing gets past these clowns.
4 posted on 03/01/2011 12:45:54 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: americanophile

“.....to the shores of Tripoli....”


5 posted on 03/01/2011 12:46:10 PM PST by TaMoDee (GO PACK GO to Super Bowl XLVI)
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To: americanophile

Personally, I think this is one we should stay out of. We’ve asked enough of our boys in actions in the Middle East. They’ll hate us no matter what we do, and we may not want to be in any way responsible for what follows Qaddafi (or however it’s spelled today).


6 posted on 03/01/2011 12:46:19 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: americanophile

Mission creep.


7 posted on 03/01/2011 12:46:26 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: SMARTY

Was that before or after her statement today that our capabilities are limited?


8 posted on 03/01/2011 12:47:12 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: SMARTY

No kidding!


9 posted on 03/01/2011 12:47:23 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: americanophile

we don’t have enough military. we had to pull those Marines from other places they were needed. how tragic for America to be always playing catch up. I can remember when we set the bar. But now we sit AT the bar instead throwing parties for Gladys Knight one week and motown the next...turning the white house into a sleezy place


10 posted on 03/01/2011 12:47:35 PM PST by bareford101 ("Aslan's on the move." The Last Battle-CS Lewis)
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To: americanophile

...to the shores of Tripoli...


11 posted on 03/01/2011 12:47:57 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 770 of our national holiday from reality. - It's almost 3 AM)
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To: americanophile
Of course he'd send in the Marines. Now we need to get those JAG officers in there as soon as possible to start prosecuting any Marines that can add a pelt to a general's belt in order for him to move up the PC ranks. Maybe a nasty gay slur or muzzie slur.

This is a cluster f#@k of the biggest magnitude. When the Marines get there BOTH sides are going to start shooting at them.

The Muslim Brotherhood will make sure that some agent provocateurs appear on Ghadaffi's side and then of course the muzzies on the rebel side will want the white christian invaders OUT.

What a mess. I'm just praying for my friends and brothers stomping into a sh#thole.

12 posted on 03/01/2011 12:48:23 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat, they sh#t on.)
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To: americanophile
We are about to lose good Americans so obamma can run as a war time president, hope some of you fools are happy.
13 posted on 03/01/2011 12:49:03 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: SMARTY
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned that Libya is at risk of collapsing...

Hillary's an absolute seer!

14 posted on 03/01/2011 12:49:14 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: americanophile

I forget who, but someone made the point the other day that Obama (and his admin) don;t make a decision until they know the outcome is clear. Cowards!


15 posted on 03/01/2011 12:49:53 PM PST by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: americanophile

sobs.....It’s a freaking Civil war...We didn’t send marines to tienamin square....


16 posted on 03/01/2011 12:49:57 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: americanophile

“Breaking: U.S. Sending Marines To Help In Libya “

Whom exactly?

Col. Kook or the radical Muslims that will take his place?

Can we really afford to nation build in 3 PLACES!


17 posted on 03/01/2011 12:50:10 PM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: americanophile

“Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned that Libya is at risk of collapsing into a ‘protracted civil war’ amid increasingly violent clashes between the two sides.”

Hey, I know what obastard should do: (1) impose insane ROE’s, (2) run a social experiment having to do with homosexual troops, (3) cut the military’s budget, and (4) stick our troops into the middle of a hot civil war.

That will increase morale! What could go wrong?

(Nothing if you are obastard and want to see troops die in large numbers. Seriously.)


18 posted on 03/01/2011 12:50:50 PM PST by piytar (Obastard is a use of the term "bastard" in the literal sense -- Obama is hiding his daddy's identity)
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To: americanophile
Exactly. They will still hate us and we will have lost more souls and treasure. Screw’em.
19 posted on 03/01/2011 12:50:57 PM PST by mad_as_he$$ ( "Hokahey, today is a good day to die!" Crazy Horse, Lakota Sioux)
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To: americanophile

Oh goodie....we’re going to save.....Muslims....


20 posted on 03/01/2011 12:50:57 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: americanophile

Or “infidels occupy more muslim lands”

Stay out, just help the opposition and rule the skies


21 posted on 03/01/2011 12:50:57 PM PST by mewykwistmas
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To: americanophile

Why send Marines .. Obama will only apologize later for sending them. meanwhile he will leave them hanging in the wind without support.

I smell another Mogadishu in the wind.


22 posted on 03/01/2011 12:51:01 PM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: wilco200

‘New’guy on Special Report made that point...it’s entirely valid.


23 posted on 03/01/2011 12:51:19 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: americanophile
Obamma war games, part trois.

Libya has always been a good whipping horse with little risk for doing so besides covert acts of terrorism and sabotage, which are problems for the little people and opportunities for the governing ruling elites of America and the UK.

24 posted on 03/01/2011 12:51:26 PM PST by blackdog
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To: americanophile
U.S. Sending Marines To Help In Libya

Help who?

Evacuate the Americans and any stray westerners they bump into then withdraw and let them all kill each other.

25 posted on 03/01/2011 12:51:39 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SMARTY

We are insane to get mired there.


26 posted on 03/01/2011 12:52:56 PM PST by Chickensoup (“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face — forever.” Orwell)
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To: americanophile

By what authority does the US administration seek to intervene?

—US Constitution?

—UN Charter/rules?


27 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:12 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: americanophile

This may be last night’s story that the Kearsarge (currently about 2000 miles away in the Red Sea, south of the Enterprise), and a command ship were in route.


28 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:25 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: americanophile

There is nothing scarier than having a CIC who never worked under a CIC as a member of the military.

Obama is a CAC or Clueless Ass Clown

God speed our troops!


29 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:33 PM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: americanophile

Misleading headline, not breaking news. I read the article and it barely mentions Marines.


30 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:38 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: piytar

New tag...


31 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:53 PM PST by piytar (obama is going to stick our troops into a civil war?! FUBO! Can we get this scumbag impeached yet?)
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To: americanophile
Since we are sending troops, I presume we will start prosecuting them for human rights violations ASAP.

We don't troops to win. We send troops so we can find excuses to put them in jail.

32 posted on 03/01/2011 12:53:53 PM PST 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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The Obama administration is demanding that Gadhafi relinquish power immediately.

Does banockobama realize that this is a declaration of war?

33 posted on 03/01/2011 12:55:28 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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34 posted on 03/01/2011 12:55:52 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: americanophile
some Marines

Define "some Marines." 100? 1,000, 10,000? 10,000+?

35 posted on 03/01/2011 12:55:59 PM PST by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: americanophile

A little late in coming...

“From the Halls of Montezuma to the Shores of Tripoli...”


36 posted on 03/01/2011 12:55:59 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: VanDeKoik

The article seemed to indicate that they’re there to help with evacuations. One would pressume evacuations of American personel because our fearless leader rented a dinky boat that wouldn’t accommodate the numbers required.


37 posted on 03/01/2011 12:56:09 PM PST by AFreeBird
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To: americanophile
What? No e-mails to the embassy giving away all your personal information in an unencrypted medium? No costly evacuation ‘flights’ which turned into opportunities for officials to blackmail passengers?

I'm sure we'll hear the outrage from the left in 5 seconds... I can hear their chanting of ‘No blood for oil...’ right now.. Any moment, I'm sure, they'll start. Total outrage...

*crickets*

38 posted on 03/01/2011 12:56:15 PM PST by kingu (Legislators should read what they write!)
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To: americanophile

I only wish they were arriving on the USS Ronald Reagan! and about 2 wks ago...


39 posted on 03/01/2011 12:56:20 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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To: americanophile

Oy, this probably won’t end well.


40 posted on 03/01/2011 12:57:12 PM PST by Reagan69 (I went to a shooting-victims' memorial service and all I got was a lousy T-shirt !)
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To: dead

Yep. Help with evacuation. No big deal, blown way out of proportion here. And they won’t enforce a no fly zone. Too many variables. Escaping pilots, relief planes, etc.


41 posted on 03/01/2011 12:57:15 PM PST by mikhailovich
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To: americanophile
Obozo, Gates and Mullin combined couldn't shake the dew off General Schwarzkopf's lily. Knowing the ineptness of the Obozo I pray this doesn't turn out to be another Black Hawk Down moment for the US.
42 posted on 03/01/2011 12:57:32 PM PST by drypowder
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To: Munz
The next steps include an initiative at the UN for the creation of a United Islam series of states, with one national military and local state level forces reporting to a central power.

The people are too stupid to understand that the alternative to ruthless dictators is not by way of marxist/socialist ruthless rule mixed with religious zeal.

43 posted on 03/01/2011 12:57:54 PM PST by blackdog
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To: Pan_Yan

They list is as breaking news and Fox’s main site just posted it as ‘Breaking News’ as well.


44 posted on 03/01/2011 12:58:25 PM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: org.whodat

This is going to be his helicopters in the desert, his Mogadishu.


45 posted on 03/01/2011 12:58:33 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: americanophile
In the middle of an all night bender, I found myself in an after-hours nightclub in Macau with my brother and a buddy of ours. It was somewhere in the neighborhood of five in the morning, but the place was still jumping like crazy.

Suddenly, two hookers started fighting right behind us. They were ripping each other's hair out and tearing their cocktail dresses. I felt like I won the lottery and leaned against the bar to enjoy the show.

Then, my brother and my buddy jumped in to break it up. So naturally I started fighting with them.

What kind of lunatics break up a drunk hooker fight in Macau at five in the morning? It's absolute insanity to even think to do that.

I feel the same way about this.

46 posted on 03/01/2011 12:58:45 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: americanophile

Headline doesn’t match the story. Which is it?


47 posted on 03/01/2011 12:59:01 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

A few months from now, some powerful, corrupt, long-term leftist legislator will be making long-winded speeches calling these Marines cold-blooded murderers, and there will still be trials and courts martial going on 10 years from now to justify some officers’ incompetence.

P.S. Hope they do not call up ready reserves, or our boys might be going....


48 posted on 03/01/2011 12:59:32 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: cripplecreek

LOL, no kidding.


49 posted on 03/01/2011 1:00:21 PM PST by Obadiah (If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?)
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To: SMARTY

Hillary (and Bubba) probably told Urkel that this is the best shot at playing commander that he’s likely to have. You can almost hear BJ telling him, “when it lands in your lap like that, lean back and enjoy the ride!”
Brief, surgical, UN-approved, and 40 years overdue. I predict a poll boost for 0bama. :(
Colonel Bizarro and his spawn are going to be starring in a Hitler parody by Friday.


50 posted on 03/01/2011 1:01:16 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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