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(RINO) McCain: Bomb Libya, enforce no-fly zone
The New York Post ^ | 2011-03-06

Posted on 03/06/2011 11:49:57 AM PST by rabscuttle385

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain called Moammar Khadafy "insane" today as he reaffirmed his call for a US-backed no-fly zone over Libya to prevent its embattled leader from using aircraft to slaughter its citizens.

During an interview on ABC News' "This Week," McCain told Christiane Amanpour that the US cannot "risk allowing Gadhafi to massacre people from the air, both by helicopter and fixed-wing [aircraft]."

McCain (R-Ariz.) furthered reiterated his support for imposing a no-fly zone, saying Ghadafi's air assets were "not overwhelming."

"Let's just call a spade a spade. A no-fly zone begins with an attack on Libya to destroy the air defenses," McCain continued. "That's the way you do a no-fly zone."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 112th; bho44; ghaddafi; insane; libya; mccain; mccaintruthfile; mclame; mcqueeg; mcstain; neocon; rino; senile; vichy; warmonger

1 posted on 03/06/2011 11:50:00 AM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

F that! Stay the hell outta there and let them have their general killing.

When its over is the time to react. These bastards wont like us either way.


2 posted on 03/06/2011 11:52:20 AM PST by crz
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To: rabscuttle385

Senility shows its ugly head.


3 posted on 03/06/2011 11:52:51 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: rabscuttle385

“That’s the way you do a no-fly zone.”

John, I think it also means a Declaration of War on Libya.


4 posted on 03/06/2011 11:54:54 AM PST by duckman (My Grandma Isn't Shovel Ready!)
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To: rabscuttle385

...same clown still can’t say Hussein.


5 posted on 03/06/2011 11:56:54 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: rabscuttle385

Let’s see now. It goes something like this. To prevent a dictator from killing his own people, we will kill them instead. Sounds like the same reasoning applied in Iraq. Bomb bomb bomb McCain is at it again. Sorry pal, ‘we regret that we have no more lives’ to act as world policeman.


6 posted on 03/06/2011 11:57:04 AM PST by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: rabscuttle385
Hey Juan, you're very eager for us to enforce restrictions on the other side of the world, but not on the border of your own state. Curious!

One other thing. Military action and enforcing a "no fly" zone is expensive. Are you prepared to foot the bill?

7 posted on 03/06/2011 11:59:29 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: rabscuttle385
Doesn't everyone see.

The M.E. is doing their best (or absolute worst) to bring us into a war that has nothing to do with us.

And with the Muzzi president and his conspirtor McCain, these are the LAST two people I would count on for advice.

8 posted on 03/06/2011 11:59:49 AM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: duckman; All
John, I think it also means a Declaration of War on Libya.

Before we virtually decalre war on Libya, we really ought to find out exactly who the rebels are. Theyr'e disturbingly well equipped and organized. What if they're Muslim Brotherhood and AQ types who want to do nothing but dirt to the U.S. and will oppress the Libyan people every bit as much as Quaddafi???

9 posted on 03/06/2011 12:02:21 PM PST by libstripper
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To: rabscuttle385

Yeah he’d want that alright. More contracts for Arizona businesses specializing in manufacturing equipment for use by a military deployed once more overseas, one that’s tied itself into knots with insane suicidal ROE’s and social sensitivity programs for the troops. Just like Dole in Kansas with ArcherDanielsMidland and ethanol gasoline additives. Ethanol comes from corn. Lots of corn in Kansas. ADM has a large agribusiness footprint. These RINOs all operate the same way. I just can’t believe McShame got re-elected.


10 posted on 03/06/2011 12:04:07 PM PST by 4Runner
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To: rabscuttle385
"Let's just call a spade a spade." Why didn't you do that during the campaign, McBud? You also said that we'd have "nothing to fear from an Obama administration" ...like a do-over on that bit of wisdom, John?
11 posted on 03/06/2011 12:04:57 PM PST by JPG (May the WI GOP stay united and strong.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hey John McCain, what have you done for Arizona lately?

How’s that border/wetback thing working out for you?


12 posted on 03/06/2011 12:06:39 PM PST by Gator113 (I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain is an old, gaseous halfwit without substance. Leave Libya to the Libyans. It’s there problem. When all is said and done, fanatical Muslims will rule, with or without our interference.


13 posted on 03/06/2011 12:09:44 PM PST by pallis
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To: libstripper
I really don't know what kind of dope Sen. Juan McPain mainlines these days. He's about 12 fries short of a Happy Meal. Look, Juan, let the Muzzies kill other Muzzies — that's what they do when they're not killing non-Muzzies. It really isn't THAT difficult to understand.

I forgot, we're dealing with McPain here. It IS that difficult.

14 posted on 03/06/2011 12:11:07 PM PST by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: duckman

Look up the last time Congress declared war on anything. This is the loophole through which the left gets to dictate insane rules of engagement for our military. And how the military gets marginalized in-country into a law enforcement and policing role. There’s no Congressional declaration, so we aren’t ever legally “really” at “war” with anyone, so we can’t kick ass, we can only pussyfoot around and get our troops killed. This just goes on and on and on. When will we have a Congress with some gonads again?


15 posted on 03/06/2011 12:11:22 PM PST by 4Runner
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To: libstripper
What if they're Muslim Brotherhood and AQ types who want to do nothing but dirt to the U.S. and will oppress the Libyan people every bit as much as Quaddafi???

Just like Kosovo, right?

16 posted on 03/06/2011 12:11:26 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: duckman

Johnny was Clinton’s biggest cheerleader for the bombing of Serbia.


17 posted on 03/06/2011 12:12:05 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: rabscuttle385
He wants to PROTECT Libia, but REFUSES to protect the U.S. border.

What if all the Libians (and everyone else in the world) just buys a plane ticket to Mexico? Then they can come in with no problem.

Juan McCain and the Muzzie are both idiots. They have no idea what they are going to unleash. (or, maybe they do)

18 posted on 03/06/2011 12:14:28 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: Liz; calcowgirl; DoughtyOne; Avoiding_Sulla; stephenjohnbanker; stockpirate; UCFRoadWarrior; ...

Looks like McStain wants to help the Islamists again.


19 posted on 03/06/2011 12:14:32 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Castro opposed a brutal dictator. Mugabe opposed a white-minority government. Khomeini opposed the Sha. The Khmer Rouge opposed a corrupt government. Chavez opposed an entrenched crony-capitalist ruling class. Even the Iraqi Shia Cleric Sadr, a very popular man, opposed Saddam Hussein. And I could give many other examples.

People like Jimmy Carter either applauded such people or did nothing to oppose them, because they were “popular revolutions”.

That term “popular revolution” has a ton more meaning as to STYLE than it does to SUBSTANCE.

Before we go supporting some new group in Libya, we will need (1) that group to be elected into a new government, (2) that government to get its act together, (3) that government to develop and make its foreign policies known, (4) the U.S. to understand those policies as they concern peace and security and U.S. interests in the Middle East, including vis-a-vis Israel, and then the U.S. would have a basis of being “pro”, or not, toward some new Libyan government - not before that.

I realize that John McCain must publicly renew his staunch hawkish position, for popularity reasons, from time to time. That does not make him more intimately knowledgable than anyone else about the kind of government and policies we can expect from the Libyan rebels.

We should oppose the Libyan dictator in every way we can diplomatically, help shut down his military supply lines from foreign sources by diplomatic means and naval pressure if needed in the Mediterranean, provide military intelligence to the rebels, supply humanitarian aid anywhere we can in Libya BUT NOT get directly into any fighting and dying for the rebels.


20 posted on 03/06/2011 12:16:56 PM PST by Wuli
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To: rabscuttle385

It’s the usual global win win, help the enemy & price support.


21 posted on 03/06/2011 12:19:08 PM PST by de.rm ("Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, 3 times is enemy action. Auric Goldfinger Let us prey)
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To: rabscuttle385

I think Juan should send his overly plump bimbo daughter to the nearest recruiting office.

That ought to scare Gadaffi pout of his skin.

Perhaps a younger McCain should enter in some of the many battles Juan wishes to wage.

I know many of us are tired of putting only middle class skin in the game.


22 posted on 03/06/2011 12:19:14 PM PST by dforest
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To: rabscuttle385

PeaceOnEarth.PurityofEssence.PeaceOnEarth.PurityofEssence.PeaceOnEarth.PurityofEssence.PeaceOnEarth.PurityofEssence.PeaceOnEarth.PurityofEssence.


23 posted on 03/06/2011 12:21:39 PM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I'd rather be Plaxico Burress than Sean Taylor)
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To: indylindy

Juan McCain would send the American Air Force to bomb the revolution of 1776. He would.

Hey, its only right. Him, and his kind, only want to stop anything that equals ‘change’. They want everything to be the same always.

That is what keeps them in power.


24 posted on 03/06/2011 12:23:55 PM PST by 240B (he is doing everything he said he wouldn't and not doing what he said he would)
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To: rabscuttle385

Bomb F ghanistan instead.


25 posted on 03/06/2011 12:24:46 PM PST by bigheadfred (THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE HAS BEGUN)
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To: rabscuttle385

Ghaddafi is almost as crazy as McCain.But the only insurrection we should covertly support with money and arms in the Middle East is the budding one against the mullahs in Iran because it is in our national interest to be rid of the mullahs. I do not trust any of these “democracy” movements because in many of these countries the insurrectionists may very well be looking to substitute their own brand of Islamic tyranny for the tyranny that is in place.One of the benefits of these civil wars in the Middle East is that they are now preoccupied with killing each other than warring with the West.Let them have their fun. Obama needs to stay out of Libya and let them have their civil war on their own. Libya supplies Europe with its oil and colonial Europe are the ones that created these artificial states. Let Europe handle the issue which, of course, they will not.


26 posted on 03/06/2011 12:26:03 PM PST by chuckee
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To: rabscuttle385

Since the rebels are probably going to make a mess out of that country (at least regarding US interests), it’s no surprise that McCain is on their side.


27 posted on 03/06/2011 12:30:28 PM PST by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: rabscuttle385
Hey Juan, forget the no fly zone, I'd rather see a no cross zone on our southern border. We have an honest to God war breaking out down there, we should be using the military until we could get a real wall built.

Before we take on anymore M.E. border security operations, let's get our own borders in order.

28 posted on 03/06/2011 12:32:42 PM PST by YankeeReb
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To: rabscuttle385

Every time he opens his mouth, McCain seems crazier and crazier.


29 posted on 03/06/2011 12:40:00 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: rabscuttle385

Let me make this perfectly clear.....if mcpain is for it, I am against it...just as simple as that


30 posted on 03/06/2011 12:44:23 PM PST by joe fonebone (The House has oversight of the Judiciary...why are the rogue judges not being impeached?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Isn’t it ironic that the same week that there is a debate about whether to get involved helping the rebels in Libya we had an Islamic Kosovo national open fire on our military men in Germany, killing two in the name of jihad—??

Ironic because of course Clinton and Blair entered the Kosovo fracas in the 1990s on the side of the Muzzies and helped them win, beefing up al Qaeda among other horrible results, and proving as it did in Germany the other day that when it comes to the Muzzies, no good deed (by us) goes unpunished (by them).

Oh well. McCain has gone ignored before. Hopefully again.


31 posted on 03/06/2011 1:17:44 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: rabscuttle385

As soon as I read the title of thought you, then noticed that you posted this so no need to ping. Came in to feel all of the love for mccrazy lol.

This idiot is such an embarrassment to republicans.

How about we name how we feel about McCain as McCain Truth Syndrome, aka MTS?


32 posted on 03/06/2011 1:20:54 PM PST by stockpirate (Underemployment, surged in February to 19.9%)
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To: rabscuttle385

Since McRino is another one of Soros lap dogs...this isn’t too much of a surprise...Soros is pushing the NWO and the Kings and Dictators in the ME must go...


33 posted on 03/06/2011 1:22:34 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: rabscuttle385

A no-fly zone and a Democrat President? 8 years of Saddam shooting at our pilots in a no-fly zone still doesn’t set good with this American. Start and finish in a few days or stay out.


34 posted on 03/06/2011 1:41:24 PM PST by Son House (Finally, people lie because they feel if they tell the truth they wonÂ’t get what they want.)
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To: rabscuttle385
McCain: Bomb Libya, enforce no-fly zone

Not unless the Europeans - and that means the French and the Germans as well as the British - also contribute heavily in terms of funding and military participation. Europe is the main buyer of Libyan oil - this is their issue more than ours. The US remains the world's guarantor of peace, but we need to make the parasites do their part.
35 posted on 03/06/2011 1:42:47 PM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: rabscuttle385

Uh... no you liberal traitorous jerk face.

LLS


36 posted on 03/06/2011 1:44:56 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: YankeeReb; nutmeg

Before we take on anymore M.E. border security operations, let’s get our own borders in order.

&&&
Amen!


37 posted on 03/06/2011 2:39:34 PM PST by Bigg Red (Palin in 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385
Is he trying to do a gipper impression?
38 posted on 03/06/2011 3:05:31 PM PST by magslinger (What Would Stephen Decatur Do?)
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To: rabscuttle385

I’m sorry did Congress already give the ok to go to war in Libya while I was asleep or something?


39 posted on 03/06/2011 3:25:09 PM PST by redk
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To: crz
McVain has apparently learned nothing from Kosovo. All the money we spent on bombing Serbs to save Muzzies just got repaid to us with two assassinated U.S. servicemen in Germany.

Sorry to sound cold, but Muzzies killing Muzzies is (with rare exceptions like the guy on my Freeper page) a generally good thing.

40 posted on 03/06/2011 3:59:52 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: rabscuttle385

We should give McCain his own plane, and tell him to have at it. In addition to flying it himself, he can also use his own money for the fuel, maintenance, and he can arm it up too.


41 posted on 03/06/2011 4:31:40 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: rabscuttle385

John: Step 1, sit down. Step 2, shut up. Step 3, think before you next open your mouth. Step 4, After thinking, shut up anyway.


42 posted on 03/06/2011 4:45:27 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Only if it meant the Congress debating a Declaration of War over the Pan Am bombing (which it should have done in the first place).

Absent that Juan, sit down and STFU you liberal RINO.


43 posted on 03/06/2011 7:40:34 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: rabscuttle385

IF we weren’t tied down with two major theater war efforts..
IF we had a clear line of influence on who would take over, post-Gaddafi..
IF we were willing to commit fully to a favorable outcome..

Then, maybe so. But those conditions don’t exist, so NO!


44 posted on 03/07/2011 6:57:49 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: rabscuttle385

I’ve been torn on this one from the start. I despise Gaddafi, but he’s the known entity in a very volatile place. We know how to keep him contained.

If he’s overthrown, however... the possibility of a hardline, Iranian-style regime coming to power there is very real.

In a turbulent world, with a horrendously weak “leader” in the WH, with too much American firepower tied down in other regions, the (very unfortunate, but) “best” bet is leaving Gaddafi where he is.


45 posted on 03/07/2011 7:04:48 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ScottinVA; All

When Al Qaeda is calling for Qadaffi’s overthrow, look out.


46 posted on 03/07/2011 5:09:25 PM PST by Strk321
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