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McCain: Qaddafi's WMDs must be secured
CBS News ^ | 2011-08-23 | David Morgan

Posted on 08/23/2011 5:59:18 AM PDT by rabscuttle385

Sen. John McCain said that as Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi faces an "inevitable" end, the U.S. should concern itself with helping contain weapons from Qaddafi's arsenal.

"We've got to secure these weapons depots," the Arizona Republican said on CBS' "The Early Show" Tuesday. "that have huge, huge numbers of weapons, and apparently mustard gas and other weapons of mass destruction."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 112th; bho44; gaddafi; illegalwar; libya; mcbama; mccain; mccain4alqaeda; mccain4hamas; mccain4ikhwan; mccain4terrorists; mccaintruthfile; mcinsane; obama; obama4alqaeda; obamaswar; rino; traitor; vichy; warpowers; wmds

1 posted on 08/23/2011 5:59:21 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

so, you’re saying Obama just gave WMD’s to a Sharia state?


2 posted on 08/23/2011 6:00:41 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: the invisib1e hand

Yes.


3 posted on 08/23/2011 6:01:31 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385
""We've got to secure these weapons depots," the Arizona Republican said "

And how do you propose WE do that, you dumba$$ McLame

4 posted on 08/23/2011 6:03:00 AM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: rabscuttle385

The weather’s beautiful on the Vineyard.


5 posted on 08/23/2011 6:03:36 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: rabscuttle385

They will be secured by the wrong people.


6 posted on 08/23/2011 6:05:08 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: SC_Pete

But Obama said no boots on the ground.


7 posted on 08/23/2011 6:08:27 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: rabscuttle385

OMG what? You mean this hasn’t been handled?

Total ineptitude. McCain is a fool of the worst kind.


8 posted on 08/23/2011 6:08:37 AM PDT by dforest
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To: rabscuttle385

Another lame ass attempt to put boots on the ground.


9 posted on 08/23/2011 6:08:46 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Perhaps Mr. McCain ought to have thought of that before loudly cheerleading for Qaddafi’s overthrow at the hands of a mob largely populated by Muslim radicals. What a bumbling, bloviating idiot this man is! Sadly, that was our choice in the last election: an unrepentant but ill-equipped Marxist vs. a ****ing idiot. Let’s not do that again, shall we?


10 posted on 08/23/2011 6:09:14 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: rabscuttle385
But, but...he also said popular uprisings across the Arab world signal "a much brighter day" for people who have never known democracy and freedom.

If that's the case, why the worry over securing a bunch of WMDs? Everything's going to be sweetness and light...

11 posted on 08/23/2011 6:10:31 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: bcsco

McCain also said that Americans had nothing to fear from Obama.

We know how that turned out.

FUJM


12 posted on 08/23/2011 6:11:37 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

Meaning that when this is over and the dust all settles Obama will be unable to find them.

Irony, the mark of Quality Literature.


13 posted on 08/23/2011 6:14:37 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rabscuttle385
U.S. should concern itself with helping contain weapons from Qaddafi's arsenal.

Well, after W showed America's determination in Iraq Qaddafi voluntarily surrendered his WMD programs and they were contained -- at least until the partisan hateful dems started doing everything they could to undermine and discredit W at every turn.

14 posted on 08/23/2011 6:14:46 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: All

Has he lost his mind?


15 posted on 08/23/2011 6:14:50 AM PDT by Doofer ("If debt is the problem, how is more debt the solution"?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Yeah, let’s make sure to grab their nuclear program...

Oh hey! they barfed up the entire thing and shipped it to ORNL when the U.S. was steam rolling Iraq.

Thank you President Bush.


16 posted on 08/23/2011 6:16:12 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Here we go again....


17 posted on 08/23/2011 6:16:41 AM PDT by LUV W (Obama is E V I L!!! RUN, SARAH---RUN!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Did not Qhadifi get rid of those WMD’s a couple of years back?


18 posted on 08/23/2011 6:17:18 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: rabscuttle385
I say we just take off and nuke the whole site from orbit; it's the only way to be sure.


19 posted on 08/23/2011 6:18:43 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: rabscuttle385

Wow!

Brilliant strategy but maybe a tad late.


20 posted on 08/23/2011 6:27:15 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: rabscuttle385

But they love us. /s


21 posted on 08/23/2011 6:28:40 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: rabscuttle385
"We've got to secure these weapons depots,"

Too late. The Orks still have 'em, (under new management), McShame.

22 posted on 08/23/2011 6:29:11 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Free Republic- Still AAA++ rated)
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To: TADSLOS

Just find the ring and everything will be alright.


23 posted on 08/23/2011 6:31:58 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: rabscuttle385

Wow!

I noticed that this is just now being reported by the MSM.


24 posted on 08/23/2011 6:33:54 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: Biggirl

He dismantled his WMD program but kept the uranium and mustard gas.


25 posted on 08/23/2011 6:36:13 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: rabscuttle385

Funny, this wasn’t a concern when Qaddafi was still in power.

I guess we picked the wrong side, huh?


26 posted on 08/23/2011 6:50:16 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Biggirl

“Did not Qhadifi get rid of those WMD’s a couple of years back?”

Yep..he did after President Bush scared the crap out of him with Shock and Awe on Saddam. This whole Libya thing of Obama’s is very puzzling to say the least. The only explanation I can come up with is that Obama is on the side of the Muslim brotherhood across the middle east. Otherwise he would have taken a more cautious stand on the whole ‘Arab Spring’.

McCain sounded like an idiot on Greta last night too.


27 posted on 08/23/2011 6:57:15 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Well maybe the fat loud mouth daughter can go on the View and other left wing shows to bash repubs and say how awesome and cool Obama is. I mean come on she is a "Pro-Sex" republican...

Although I still am unsure who would sleep with her.

28 posted on 08/23/2011 7:10:03 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: the invisib1e hand

[so, you’re saying Obama just gave WMD’s to a Sharia state?]

Maybe someone shoulda thunk about that before they started a war.


29 posted on 08/23/2011 7:18:17 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (See my Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: massgopguy

Another fine mess.......


30 posted on 08/23/2011 7:22:40 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Biggirl

Yes, but he still has 144 tons of gold that needs to be liberated.


31 posted on 08/23/2011 7:23:49 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: LearsFool
Funny, this wasn’t a concern when Qaddafi was still in power.

Needed repeating!

32 posted on 08/23/2011 7:25:44 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio)
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To: rabscuttle385; All

John McCain can shove it.

Let me tell ya something, rabscuttle. I know you despise Mitt Romney, and I understand why. I think Mitt would be a better President or Senator than McCain. McInsane went following Hussein like a lapdog into Libya, and now when the end may or may not be around, he talks about PROBLEMS?

I’m not trying to provoke an argument, just wondering about the difference that might’ve been if McInsane had not been the nominee. I supported Romney in ‘08...this year, if I had to vote today, I’d vote for Cain.

I know one thing is for sure: the chaos Hussein is creating:

in our markets,

in the Middle East (did you see the Egyptian protest in front of the Israeli embassy? Complete with “gas chambers are ready” signs and swastikas),

and in our reliable institutions (like marriage and the military)

make me CERTAIN that *no* Republican—not the foulest RINO in the race—could be as bad as Hussein.

We obviously have to fight it out in the primaries, and McRINO won fair and square, but he, I think, had to be the worst choice of the lot. The ONLY thing he did that was worth a damn was picking Palin as his VEEP.

Seriously, despite the problems any of these Republicans might have, look at how DIFFERENTLY they’d govern if they replaced Hussein:

Bachmann: would push for lower taxes, defend traditional morality. Her tax law knowledge and apparent unflappability is overlooked because she is stunningly pretty.

Paul: would devolve (as best he could) the federalism that puts D.C. at the center of every economic and social decision. He does have experience as a doctor, too—a man who ran his own business, however small.

Gingrich: put a conservative intellectual bend on nearly every problem facing America.

Huntsman: international business experience would serve well in negotiating trade agreements.

Santorum: would be able to speak with authority on the need to re-work the welfare system, and enforce pro-life law.

Romney: would immediately grant waivers on federal DeathCare law to all 50 states, bring business experience to job.

Cain: business experience, service industry leadership would be invaluable in recognizing what job creators need for success.

Perry: overseer of a successful state even during the Hussein Depression.

AGAIN, I am not promoting ANY of these candidates by making observations. Some of them I would NOT vote for in the primary...I think some are terrible terrible choices. My only point is: ALL of them have more wherewithall to govern than the current CLOWN occupying the Oval Office.


33 posted on 08/23/2011 8:15:42 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: VRWCmember

Bingo!!

I remember Bush- meeting a plane load of the WMD’s
flown back to the U.S.- we then looked to bring
quaduffffie back into a somewhat normal relation-

My gut feeling - the head communist O’bummer- hated
quadufffie for selling out to Bush- and is backing
the Al-queda opposition.


34 posted on 08/23/2011 8:23:38 AM PDT by mj1234
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To: rabscuttle385

STFU McPain. He’s no hero. What he has done the last decade has overwhelmed and been counterproductive to his service in Vietnam. He’s contributed and aided and abetted this country’s enemy.


35 posted on 08/23/2011 8:25:12 AM PDT by mrspeelwerneeded
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To: rabscuttle385

I expect these weapons to be used against citizens that dissent against Islamic rule...and our Military in Iraq and Afganistan. GOD HELP US ALL. Meanwhile Obama continues to try and disarm American citizens but has Armed Mexican drug cartels and terrorists....


36 posted on 08/23/2011 8:33:52 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: rabscuttle385

Ah, didn’t Libya turn over it’s WMD’s following the U.S. invasion of Iraq? At least, this was what the media widely reported!


37 posted on 08/23/2011 9:03:03 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: rabscuttle385

If he had them, why didn’t he use them? Something doesn’t smell right.


38 posted on 08/23/2011 9:09:48 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: penelopesire; wideawake; Perdogg; Huck

great post.

Isn’t McCain suppose to be good on foreign policy and intelligence? and he’s just NOW wonderng about WMD’s?

Obama told us in his own book, who he stands with.
we knew months ago, that the majority of the rebels were Islamists and actual Al-Queda.
(the ones for Benghazi, that Gaddafi was capturing and even executing for us...)

Gaddafi didn’t even use the mustard gas on the rebels,
even when he started losing.
...i doubt Al-Queda will show such restraint.

and now, they’ve got the Libyan oil for funding...
i see a perfect merger with the Egyptian M.B.,
who have lots of young men, and little cash...


39 posted on 08/23/2011 10:48:02 AM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Elendur

Thanks. Just posted another observation you might like here:

To: GOPJ; All
Let’s see.....when Bush went into Iraq..the MSM claimed that a bunch of yellow cake uranium got into the hands of innocent bystanders(which was later proved false) because Bush did not secure a UN site....blahblahblah....but the media and libs had a partisan cow...then the looting was ‘all of George Bush’s fault’ as well. Then according to the media, Prez Bush going into Iraq in the first place brought Al Qaeda into Iraq.

Now we have full knowledge of AQ being part of the ‘rebel force’ in Libya...WMDS getting lose and 20,000 shoulder fired missiles going into God knows whose hands...Rampant looting AND THE MEDIA DOESN’T SAY A DAMN WORD BLAMING OBAMA AND HIS STUPID POLICIES!!

I can not possibly hate our media anymore than I do right now. Treasonous bast@#&%$ the lot of them!

58 posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:54:37 PM by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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NOTHING MAKES SENSE UNLESS OBAMA TRULY IS AN ISLAMIC/MARXIST MOLE!!


40 posted on 08/23/2011 11:01:17 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: rabscuttle385
McKLAin must be secured
41 posted on 08/23/2011 11:56:44 AM PDT by DTA (U.S. Centcom vs. U.S. AFRICOM)
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To: rabscuttle385

And what about Syria? Let’s not forget where Iraq’s WMD’s went! I don’t think B.O. wants to go there!


42 posted on 08/23/2011 12:57:25 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: the invisib1e hand

McCain, they WERE secured. If they aren’t now it’s because of the policy YOU supported.


43 posted on 08/23/2011 2:18:27 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Da Bilge Troll

Hundreds Of WMD Found In Iraq

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,200499,00.html


44 posted on 08/23/2011 2:21:49 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

Why doesn’t mclame fly an F4 over there and crash it on the bunkers. That’s one thing he is qualified to do.


45 posted on 08/23/2011 3:21:09 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Insane in the McCain. Insane in the brain.


46 posted on 08/23/2011 5:38:07 PM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("[Drug] crusaders cannot accept the fact that they are not God." -Thomas Sowell)
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To: hal ogen
Why doesn’t mclame fly an F4 over there and crash it on the bunkers. That’s one thing he is qualified to do.

And where would he find an F-4 to fly?

47 posted on 08/23/2011 5:41:39 PM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("[Drug] crusaders cannot accept the fact that they are not God." -Thomas Sowell)
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