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Republicans Push for U.S. Role in Rebuilding Libya
Fox News ^ | 10/21/2011 | fox news

Posted on 10/21/2011 8:43:20 PM PDT by tobyhill

With Muammar Qaddafi finally out of the picture, Republican lawmakers are pressing the U.S. to open its wallet to help the new regime in Libya rebuild its nation, restore essential services and care for those wounded in the eight-months-long bloody conflict – an expense they say oil-rich Libya can and will reimburse.

“They’re willing to reimburse us. It’s not a matter of money,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told Fox News, making a tough sales pitch in an era of high unemployment and increasing austerity.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., noted that the Libyans’ top request was for help in tending to the country’s wounded and that the French and Germans have reached agreements with the new government to treat them.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: grahamnesty; libya; mccain; nancygraham; nato; obama; progressives; progressivism; saruman

1 posted on 10/21/2011 8:43:23 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

“NO!”


2 posted on 10/21/2011 8:44:33 PM PDT by Java4Jay
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To: tobyhill

Hell no!


3 posted on 10/21/2011 8:45:59 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: tobyhill

Stupid RINOs.


4 posted on 10/21/2011 8:46:20 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Rick Perry engages in corporate welfare via Texas TEF/ETF)
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To: tobyhill

See that kids, things aren’t so bad after all.


5 posted on 10/21/2011 8:47:19 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: tobyhill

Yes, we need to spend billions rebuilding Libya, an oil-rich country, to soothe our consciences for all the innocent Libyan bystanders our bombs killed. /s


6 posted on 10/21/2011 8:48:57 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: tobyhill

Yes, let us help rebuild a shariah compliant country. Idiots.


7 posted on 10/21/2011 8:49:05 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: SatinDoll

Bloody hell no!


8 posted on 10/21/2011 8:49:58 PM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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To: tobyhill
“They’re willing to reimburse us. It’s not a matter of money,”

And if you believe that....

Zero is a patriot

Billary is a hawk

and plugs is a genius.

9 posted on 10/21/2011 8:50:00 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: tobyhill

no no no no no


10 posted on 10/21/2011 8:50:40 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: TigersEye

No....The Libyans are going to pay for it. They just need LEADERS...it’s still a backwards country.


11 posted on 10/21/2011 8:51:47 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tobyhill

We don’t have the money to give to the military contractors right now, sorry.


12 posted on 10/21/2011 8:52:03 PM PDT by independent in tx
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To: tobyhill

“They’re willing to reimburse us.”

Haha, good luck with that one,


13 posted on 10/21/2011 8:53:07 PM PDT by independent in tx
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To: tobyhill

F’in HELL NO.

quadaffy was deposed to make room for the muslim brotherhood to take control of Lybia just like Egypt.

And now we have AMERICAN politicians who want to send money to these feral humans who want to kill us?

just dayum.


14 posted on 10/21/2011 8:54:21 PM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: Sacajaweau

Yeah, right. Wanna buy a bridge?


15 posted on 10/21/2011 8:56:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: tobyhill

This is the part of Ron Paul I agree with.


16 posted on 10/21/2011 8:58:07 PM PDT by independent in tx
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To: independent in tx
We are involved in every stink hole on earth , incluing the green hustle right here . The Pubs are tone deaf. Can't wait to outspend the leftists . You can see the war pimps lined up for their handouts now that the Iraq store is shutting down. Who was the old timer that said , “ Not a dimes worth off difference”.
17 posted on 10/21/2011 8:58:07 PM PDT by fantom (,)
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To: tobyhill; mickie
As soon as I read the disgusting title I knew it involved Sen. McManiac and his little love bug, Linseed Graham.

P.S.....ask any Floridian what love bugs do during a special season of the year.

Leni

18 posted on 10/21/2011 8:58:53 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: tobyhill
Ron Paul's foreign policy is just crazy /sarcasm.

And even within Africa Libya isn't the place Republicans support Obamas adventurism:

Obama orders U.S. troops to help chase down African 'army' leader.

"I applaud our nation's military for making this a priority and taking the steps outlined in our legislation that will eventually protect the children and people from Joseph Kony's reign of terror," Inhofe said.
19 posted on 10/21/2011 8:59:13 PM PDT by traviskicks (http://www.neoperspectives.com/Ron_Paul_2008.htm)
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To: fantom

I guess they’re worried about their war money now that Iraq is shutting down.

There needs to be a massive protest if they even vote on this.


20 posted on 10/21/2011 9:00:25 PM PDT by independent in tx
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To: tobyhill

McCain is flitting story to story today, making an ass of himself each time he lands.


21 posted on 10/21/2011 9:04:06 PM PDT by Don Carlos (01/20/2009 - Begin the Obama Interregnum)
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To: tobyhill

Good luck with that Johnnie. Perhaps you can get your wife to write them a check.


22 posted on 10/21/2011 9:04:15 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: independent in tx

The U.S. “role” in rebuilding Libya involves one thing...MONEY!

Native Libyans of sound mind and judgement will rebuild Libya. No one else and with no else’s money. Not the Brits or French. What’s left of the Libyan population, assuming popular divination, will determine the outcome of Moammar’s demise. No one else. We can’t no matter the dollars.

They have to devise a government, constitution, monetary system, and enforcement force in order to even think of sending them any funds.


23 posted on 10/21/2011 9:08:42 PM PDT by JoenTX (?)
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To: tobyhill

If Libya has the money to reimburse us, then they have the money to rebuild.


24 posted on 10/21/2011 9:13:26 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: tobyhill

No thanks, along with the Iran war for the “Saudi bomb plot.”


25 posted on 10/21/2011 9:17:20 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: ltc8k6
If Libya has the money to reimburse us, then they have the money to rebuild.

Exactly. There are many contractors in the world that would gladly take their money to help rebuild. The US government does not need to be anywhere near this.
26 posted on 10/21/2011 9:20:57 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: tobyhill

“Republican lawmakers are pressing the U.S. to open its wallet to help the new regime in Libya rebuild its nation, restore essential services and care for those wounded in the eight-months-long bloody conflict – an expense they say oil-rich Libya can and will reimburse.”

ARGHHHHHH . . . Why doesn’t John McCain open his wife’s wallet.


27 posted on 10/21/2011 9:22:12 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: tobyhill

No No No No No No No No No No No No No!

We dont need to prop someone up just to go fight them 20 years from now. Let them tear each other to shreds, it is their choice and their war.


28 posted on 10/21/2011 9:25:46 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: Vince Ferrer

“No thanks, along with the Iran war for the “Saudi bomb plot.””

You noticed that one too? I’m glad we’re finally catching on.


29 posted on 10/21/2011 9:27:32 PM PDT by independent in tx
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To: ModelBreaker

Friggin RINOs are all alike.When is this airhead going to a nursing home? We cannot afford 2 more loosers Graham is pushing for slavery and Mc Lame is out of his mind............


30 posted on 10/21/2011 9:32:25 PM PDT by straps (RETIRED USAF NCO)
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To: tobyhill

McCain? Graham? Hell NO!


31 posted on 10/21/2011 10:00:39 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Republicans will find a way to reelected Obama.)
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To: Java4Jay

Republicans Push for U.S. Role in Rebuilding Libya

Not really Republicans. Just McCain running his big mouth and Graham as his chorus.


32 posted on 10/21/2011 10:02:07 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: tobyhill

“an expense they say oil-rich Libya can and will reimburse.”

Just like that oil rich Iraq is going to reimburse us for that war.


33 posted on 10/21/2011 10:07:43 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: tobyhill

In doing a quick glance over the article I see the name Mccain and Gramisty, Didn’t have to read any farther. Not worth the time..they both stink. Should join the democrat party and save us from their stupidy...


34 posted on 10/21/2011 10:28:54 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: tobyhill

Let the European Nato Countries rebuild Libya - they went in their and supported the rebels for oil. Two stupid republicans - the Muslim radicals are going to overtake this country as they are doing in Egypt - NO HELP


35 posted on 10/21/2011 10:39:10 PM PDT by YukonGreen
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To: tobyhill

And who didn’t know this wasn’t coming!


36 posted on 10/21/2011 10:43:27 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: tobyhill

Once again the RINOs show how much they are out of touch with the real world.
Sure,show islamic nutjobs who want to kill all non-muslims that we are willing to help them. Maybe park a Hospital ship off their shore to treat their wounded or airlift them to a US military hospital. Then they will love us. Worked so well in that one Nation where they got hit with a tidal wave. They took our help but wouldnt allow our carrier in their water or for us to land troops to help.
Begone RINOs...


37 posted on 10/22/2011 2:23:26 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: tobyhill
Iraq is shutting down so the Washington, D.C. mafia [our bought and paid for politicians of both parties] need a new business "Front" to laundry their "Take" the extortion money they rake in each year from their blind American stoo... vic...uh er citizens.

After ten years what do we have to show for that " good for big business deal"? Billions of tax payers dollars gone, a dead tyrant we could have killed anytime we wanted to in the preceding ten years with a bullet or a bomb.

We had an Iraq with a tyrant that was living in the 17th century that hated us before and now we have a 17th century Iraq with new tyrants that hate us now.

We have Businesses, businessmen and politicians that were rich and powerful then and or more rich and powerful now.

Now the worst of all our soldiers, hundreds dead, hundreds more maimed, wounded,living with nightmares,families torn, struggling to piece together some kind of life while those who sent them and got richer are cutting their medical and retirement benefits so that they can continue to furnish people like Ham-mas and the PLO with their own terrorist welfare state on land they take from the free state of Israel.

38 posted on 10/22/2011 2:25:46 AM PDT by mississippi red-neck (You will never win the war on terrorism by fighting it in Iraq and funding it in the West Bank.)
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To: tobyhill

Just reading the title how did I know it involved McCain and his lap dog Graham?? NO McLAME...HECK NO GRAHAMNESTY! McCain apparently has a lifetime pass to the Senate but I for one am going to make sure Litte Lindsey’s time expires in 2014!!!!!


39 posted on 10/22/2011 3:48:09 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: tobyhill

40 posted on 10/22/2011 4:30:53 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: independent in tx

Maybe they could reimburse us by finding and returning to us the 20,000 stinger missiles that have gone missing from the Libyan stockpiles. (Al Queda probably has them already)


41 posted on 10/22/2011 5:09:35 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: tobyhill
Right, Juan McLame and Twinkle Toes Grahmanesty, you clueless, RINO, MORONS, just like Iraq's vast reserves of oil was going to be used to compensate us for our investment in freeing their peoples from Hussein.

How'd that work out, btw?

I knew this was going to happen ONLY I thought this suggestion would be forthcomming from Dear Leader and the Commie, Demo-Rats in Congress, NOT from some Republitards.

How'a about we take a wait and see attitude until we know who will end up in power?

Nothing like pouring BILLIONS into what will no doubt, be another "Islamist Republic" which they in turn will use against us

Remember, you can't fix stoooopid, but you can vote it out!!!

42 posted on 10/22/2011 7:12:39 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: mississippi red-neck

War is a profit center. The right people have made gobs of money from Iraq, are making gobs of money from Afghanistan, and will make gobs of money from Libya. It’s what we do.


43 posted on 10/23/2011 5:49:53 AM PDT by Wolfie
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