Skip to comments.(RINO) McCain: Bomb Libya, enforce no-fly zone
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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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.
Senility shows its ugly head.
“That’s the way you do a no-fly zone.”
John, I think it also means a Declaration of War on Libya.
...same clown still can’t say Hussein.
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.
One other thing. Military action and enforcing a "no fly" zone is expensive. Are you prepared to foot the bill?
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.
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???
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.
Hey John McCain, what have you done for Arizona lately?
How’s that border/wetback thing working out for you?
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.
I forgot, we're dealing with McPain here. It IS that difficult.
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?
Just like Kosovo, right?
Johnny was Clinton’s biggest cheerleader for the bombing of Serbia.
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)
Looks like McStain wants to help the Islamists again.
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.
It’s the usual global win win, help the enemy & price support.
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.
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.
Bomb F ghanistan instead.
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.
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.
Before we take on anymore M.E. border security operations, let's get our own borders in order.
Every time he opens his mouth, McCain seems crazier and crazier.
Let me make this perfectly clear.....if mcpain is for it, I am against it...just as simple as that
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.
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?
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...
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.
Uh... no you liberal traitorous jerk face.
Before we take on anymore M.E. border security operations, let’s get our own borders in order.
I’m sorry did Congress already give the ok to go to war in Libya while I was asleep or something?
Sorry to sound cold, but Muzzies killing Muzzies is (with rare exceptions like the guy on my Freeper page) a generally good thing.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
When Al Qaeda is calling for Qadaffi’s overthrow, look out.
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