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Lindsey Graham says GOP opposed Libya mission because Obama was president
McClatchy ^ | 2011-10-25 | William Douglas

Posted on 10/25/2011 2:38:35 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

WASHINGTON — Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., hailed the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi Thursday but chastised Congress for its hesitance to assist anti-Gadhafi Libyan rebels and for criticizing President Barack Obama’s use of U.S. military resources to assist in air strikes.

“I’m very disappointed in Congress,” said Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. “Congress took an irrational view of the War Powers Act. I guarantee you that a lot Republicans who wanted the War Power Act invoked would not have asked for it to be invoked if President Obama were not president. To me, national security should be as bipartisan as possible.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: lindseygraham; rino
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1 posted on 10/25/2011 2:38:46 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

“You can’t fix stupid”


2 posted on 10/25/2011 2:40:18 PM PDT by bestintxas (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is missing its Idiot.)
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To: rabscuttle385
There is so much wrong with this man, one can't find an adequate starting place.

South Carolina get your poop together and retire the Biden of the GOP ... Puleeze!

3 posted on 10/25/2011 2:41:43 PM PDT by ImpBill (196th Light Infantry Brigade - DaNang PhuBai/Hue - Little "r" republican!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindsey Graham is a putz, but the title is somewhat misleading. He said alot of Republicans. Whats a lot, 5, 10, 15? He did not say all, or a majority, so this title is, frankly, a lie.


4 posted on 10/25/2011 2:42:07 PM PDT by Paradox (The rich SHOULD be paying more taxes, and they WOULD, if they could make more money.)
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To: rabscuttle385

He’s such a little snitch!


5 posted on 10/25/2011 2:42:21 PM PDT by avacado
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To: rabscuttle385

Honestly. Is there a better reason to oppose anything he does or says? We know what he is.


6 posted on 10/25/2011 2:42:40 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: rabscuttle385

He must have put his panties on backwards again this morning.


7 posted on 10/25/2011 2:42:50 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: rabscuttle385

Gay-dar alert.


8 posted on 10/25/2011 2:44:10 PM PDT by twister881
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To: rabscuttle385

All I can do is shake my head....


9 posted on 10/25/2011 2:44:36 PM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~........ leaning heavy for Newt 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385

They forgot a few words, he is against it because the president is a psychopathic piece of excrement..following the track record he just correctly assumes that anything the POS POTUS wants must be bad..I’d agree..fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me..


10 posted on 10/25/2011 2:44:42 PM PDT by aces
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To: rabscuttle385

Remember the stated mission was not to topple or kill Godaffi or to take sides with the rebels??

down the memory hole?


11 posted on 10/25/2011 2:45:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: rabscuttle385

They opposed it for reasons that must be painfully obvious now.


12 posted on 10/25/2011 2:45:51 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Hey Lindsey! . . .

Get stuffed.

13 posted on 10/25/2011 2:46:10 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: rabscuttle385

It’s called lack of discernible national interest, ya jackwagon!

It’s called not supporting the “Arab Spring” because it will lead to rule by a bunch of Jihadis, you weak-minded little bottle sucker.

I know none of that matters to a fellow socialist.


14 posted on 10/25/2011 2:47:08 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota (Which are you? A producer, a looter, or a moocher of wealth?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sounds like where gettting closer to “what does lindsey have in his closet”


15 posted on 10/25/2011 2:47:30 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: bestintxas
“You can’t fix stupid”

And Graham is stuck on it.

16 posted on 10/25/2011 2:48:23 PM PDT by A message
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To: avacado

“He’s such a little snitch!”

You should substitue a “b” for the “s” in the last word.


17 posted on 10/25/2011 2:48:23 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: bestintxas

The Tea Party needs to make Ms Lindsey target one (no gun violence intened there, in case anyone from the media is reading) to get his arse out of office!


18 posted on 10/25/2011 2:49:57 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: rabscuttle385

“Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., hailed the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi...”

Apparently the elites now approve the summary executions of unpopular leaders and functionaries during mass civil uprisings.

Perhaps they should be more cautious than to celebrate such precedents.


19 posted on 10/25/2011 2:51:06 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: rabscuttle385

That man cannot be fixed


20 posted on 10/25/2011 2:52:53 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindsey Graham says GOP opposed Libya mission because Obama was president

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And the problem with that is.....?

Look. It’s a simple rule. ANYTHING Zero is for - I’m against.


21 posted on 10/25/2011 2:53:24 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: rabscuttle385
I oppose Lindsey Graham because he's a turd burglar.

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22 posted on 10/25/2011 2:53:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: rabscuttle385

For what it’s worth I sent the fat girlyguy a nasty gram.


23 posted on 10/25/2011 2:53:59 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: lgjhn23

Now, where is the pic of Lynda with the candy curls, ala Scarlett? This thread is screaming for it!


24 posted on 10/25/2011 2:54:51 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindsey: “ I heart sharia”


25 posted on 10/25/2011 2:54:51 PM PDT by marty60
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To: rabscuttle385

We need a new rule. Any post about this clown needs to be accompanies by that picture of him with eye makeup on!


26 posted on 10/25/2011 2:56:21 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: rabscuttle385

What a fag.


27 posted on 10/25/2011 2:56:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GeronL

True. He’s already a eunuch.


28 posted on 10/25/2011 2:57:43 PM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: rabscuttle385

What a maroon


29 posted on 10/25/2011 2:59:21 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: rabscuttle385

Recall this ahole. And exile him to Sharia Libya.


30 posted on 10/25/2011 3:00:32 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (t)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindsey is a worthless homosexual that belongs in the DNC.


31 posted on 10/25/2011 3:02:01 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Obama is a Communist, a Muslim, and an illegal alien)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hey Lindsey STFU.
Feel free to switch parties.........
We got rid of a dictator we knew for a bunch of terrorists we don’t know..
Not a real good deal in my book...........


32 posted on 10/25/2011 3:03:31 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: rabscuttle385

So the Republican Party is actually in favor of using US military resources to help overthrow Gadaffi so Libya’s resouces and military arsenal can be turned over to a bunch of AQ backed muslim “rebels”?


33 posted on 10/25/2011 3:05:18 PM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Why do the fools in his state keep reelecting this obvious moron?


34 posted on 10/25/2011 3:05:28 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: bestintxas

Lindsey Luvs Obama


35 posted on 10/25/2011 3:08:25 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, what else can you expect from Juan McCain’s boyfriend?

In the first place, this “war” was totally illegal.

In the second place, it was completely against our national interest, and that of Western Civilization.

In the third place, he didn’t even bother to ask congress about it—unlike George Bush, who got their consent for Iraq, altough they pretended he hadn’t.

In the fourth place, it was not even clear who was running it, since Obama shuffled it off on NATO or the UN or something, it’s not clear exactly what.

And finally, as several have already noted, the Republicans have hardly uttered a squeak. Boehner wrote Obama a letter, which as far as I know was never published, and that was it.


36 posted on 10/25/2011 3:08:43 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: rabscuttle385

The American People are very displeased with Senator Graham.


37 posted on 10/25/2011 3:09:20 PM PDT by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: rabscuttle385

As time goes on, and we see what happens in Libya, half-wits like Graham will understand why we’ve screwed up there, and with the rest of our democratizing Islam efforts.


38 posted on 10/25/2011 3:09:24 PM PDT by pallis
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To: rabscuttle385

No Lindsey. Many of us were opposed because we had a good idea it could lead to another even more radical Muslem state plus a huge stockpile of weapons that are now in more radical hands than before.

I’m sure the dims would welcome you with open arms. Why don’t you make us all happy!


39 posted on 10/25/2011 3:09:48 PM PDT by skyman
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To: hal ogen

An insult to morons everywhere.


40 posted on 10/25/2011 3:09:57 PM PDT by p. henry
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To: rabscuttle385

Not only is Lindsey one of the biggest rinos on the planet, he is in favor of Sharia law and the Muslim brotherhood it seems. Please Lindsey.....stfu, please.


41 posted on 10/25/2011 3:11:11 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: rabscuttle385
Maybe it was because we couldn't see any reason to take out the terroriest SOB that we knew just to replace him with another terrrist SOB that we didn't know?
42 posted on 10/25/2011 3:11:21 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (*Philosophy lesson 117-22b: Anyone who demands to be respected is undeserving of it.*)
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To: rabscuttle385

"Thank you voters of South Carolina. At last my life has meaning. Let's make fudge."

43 posted on 10/25/2011 3:13:32 PM PDT by IbJensen (The best thing you can do for the poor is not be one of them.)
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To: rabscuttle385
“The world is changing around us,” Graham continued. “There’s a revolutionary changing around us. There’s a revolutionary change in the Middle East where women are driving in Saudi Arabia, Gadhafi is dead, Syria is on the ropes. We need to get involved, they're about to have their first free and fair, I hope, election in 6,000 years in Egypt.” It seems he also believes in unicorns as well with this statement.
44 posted on 10/25/2011 3:13:43 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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45 posted on 10/25/2011 3:13:48 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: ColdOne

Miss Lindsey is living in a world of make believe, with flowers, and bells, and leprechauns, and magic frogs with funny little hats.


46 posted on 10/25/2011 3:16:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rabscuttle385

Let’s say Lindsay is correct that the GOP opposed the Libya mission because Obama was president.

That doesn’t mean their opposition was irrational nor merely political.

If the Commander-in-Chief is a doofus and untrustworthy in both word or deed, if you love this country, you’d better find any way you can to keep him from getting him, and the country, further in over its head.

IOW, if you think the POTUS is incompetent, DOH. You try to keep him out of wars and such as much as possible. This is not being political. It is doing your job to provide a check on dangerous bumblers in the White House.

Graham is not very bright. And your jawboning in this regard is not helpful. In fact, quite the opposite.


47 posted on 10/25/2011 3:18:01 PM PDT by fightinJAG (NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT TAXATION! Everyone should pay taxes, everyone should pay the same rate.)
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To: avacado
He’s such a little snitch!

Do ya' think he might, periodically, suffer from PMS.

Couldn't pass up the pun...sorry.

48 posted on 10/25/2011 3:30:28 PM PDT by capt. norm (Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never run out of material. c)
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To: Psalm 144

Did he and the left also hailed the fact that old Moammar was sodomized with a broom handle? Or did they like the way Gadhafi was shot without a trail?
I have no love for Moammar, but the fact our”Allies” in this civil war has acted like savages and there is little or no outcry is apalling?


49 posted on 10/25/2011 3:30:46 PM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: rabscuttle385

How long are the people in South Carolina going to put up with “Light in the Loafers” Lindsay?


50 posted on 10/25/2011 3:31:27 PM PDT 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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