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Obama ‘taking Iran’s side’ on damages from ’83 bombing that killed 241 Marines
WorldTribune ^ | 31 January 2012 | Admin

Posted on 02/02/2012 11:25:37 AM PST by LSUfan

President Barack Obama, in a bid to reconcile with the Teheran regime, has blocked legislation that would hold Iran accountable for the Hizbullah bombing that killed 241 U.S. Marines in 1983.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 1983; 198310; 1983bombing; 19841023; barracks; dhimmicrat; dhimmitude; foreignpolicy; hezbollah; hizbullah; iran; jihad; lebanon; marxistcoup; musliminchief; obamunism; suicidebombing; terrorism; terrywaite
I have never been more ashamed of a president.
1 posted on 02/02/2012 11:25:44 AM PST by LSUfan
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2 posted on 02/02/2012 11:28:03 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: LSUfan
“I will stand with the Muslims, even against my own (supposed) country.”

Balal Hussein Obermeister

3 posted on 02/02/2012 11:28:57 AM PST by mojito
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To: LSUfan
that killed 241 U.S. Marines(sic) in 1983

220 Marines

18 sailors

3 soldiers

4 posted on 02/02/2012 11:31:02 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: LSUfan

Things that were once unthinkable are now not the least bit surprising.


5 posted on 02/02/2012 11:31:02 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: LSUfan

Every one of the widows, orphaned children, grieving parents, grieving siblings of the 241 servicemen killed should contact their congressman and DEMAND that IMPEACHMENT proceedings start against Baraq Hussein mohammed 0bama on the grounds of TREASON!


6 posted on 02/02/2012 11:35:20 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: LSUfan

Heady times for enemies of the United States.


7 posted on 02/02/2012 11:36:01 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: LSUfan; lonevoice

“I have never been more ashamed of a president.”

I second that sentiment.


8 posted on 02/02/2012 11:36:04 AM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Gee whiz what did you expect. Obama will side with his Muslim brothers every chance he gets.

Your odds of getting him removed by legal means are zero.


9 posted on 02/02/2012 11:38:12 AM PST by libertyhoundusnr
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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10 posted on 02/02/2012 11:39:06 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: LSUfan

I have never been more ashamed of a president.

I have never been more disgusted of a president (including Carter). A real low for America.

Hey, I heard on the radio this AM that LSU has signed a 6’3” 260 lb. quarter back!!! That’s something that will be worth seeing:)


11 posted on 02/02/2012 11:39:09 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: LSUfan

This will never see the light of day in the MSM.


12 posted on 02/02/2012 11:40:04 AM PST by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: LSUfan

We need to get our priorities straight. We should forget the enemy in Iran. Our real danger is now the enemy in the highest offices in Washington DC...


13 posted on 02/02/2012 11:40:55 AM PST by Gritty (Like Lenin, Obama's aim is to make things worse to make them better - James Lewis)
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To: LSUfan
I have never been more ashamed of a president.

Ashamed is not the word I would use, since I did everything I could to avoid this terrible national tragedy. I am shocked by the voters who gave no thought at all to choosing a qualified candidate and especially one who loved and understood America. Even more revolting is that many voters look at the catastrophe in DC and dream of four more years of this. Ashamed? No. Disgusted? Yes.


14 posted on 02/02/2012 11:43:33 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: LSUfan
No need to wait any longer for the Anti-Christ - he's in residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.



Etiam non princeps sed usque ad genua, Principis Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

15 posted on 02/02/2012 11:44:15 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Pride in the USA

MEGA DITTO’S!


16 posted on 02/02/2012 11:44:20 AM PST by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: libertyhoundusnr
Your odds of getting him removed by legal means are zero.

I'm a realist, and I know that, but I also believe in miracles and I also think that sooner or later the American people will wake up to this nightmare.

17 posted on 02/02/2012 11:46:46 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: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
Things that were once unthinkable are now not the least bit surprising.

And yet we still have FReepers who say they won't vote in November, depending on the candidate. Every vote possible must be cast against Obama.

18 posted on 02/02/2012 11:52:22 AM PST by AnglePark
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To: LSUfan

“I have never been more ashamed of a president.”

I share your feeling. I got into a argument on the Big Hollywood site with some Paulbots about this very subject. They were blaming America for the deaths of those military persons and said it was proof that Paul was right in his approach to foreign policy.

So I guess not only Obama but Paul sides with the enemies of America.


19 posted on 02/02/2012 11:55:51 AM PST by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: LSUfan

Polite words fail me. I will wait to make sure that this is confirmed; however, if true this is unconscionable.


20 posted on 02/02/2012 11:57:13 AM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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To: LSUfan
I curse the stupidity of the American electorate for voting this phony into office. Have they not learned a thing from that similiar fraud, Jimmy Carter?

While I take pride in voting against both creeps, I still regret that most Americans would not listen to me about those men. Not when I was a teenager with...Jimmuh and not now :(

21 posted on 02/02/2012 11:58:57 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: LSUfan

I HAVE A DREAM... I HAVE A DREAM OF AN AMERICA WHERE ONE DAY WE CAN CHARGE THIS LOW LIFE, KENYAN FAGOT, USURPING SUMBICH FOR TREASON!

LLS


22 posted on 02/02/2012 12:02:00 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (Hey repubic elite scumbags... jam mitt up your collective arses!)
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To: LSUfan

I am hit with a blast of cynicism as I reflect upon one of the Democrats favorite talking points in matters such as this: “ It’s old news”. So in the perspective of a Democrat 241 U.S. as “old news” means it isn’t a substantive issue anymore, therefore they can treat it with little to no respect.

There is nothing more insensitive, nothing more criminal than a Democrat, nothing.


23 posted on 02/02/2012 12:02:19 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: LSUfan

It seems like every day, there’s a new low with this ba$tard.

Dear God, PLEASE help Americans shed the scales from their eyes and see that man for what he is.


24 posted on 02/02/2012 12:02:51 PM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.Oh, let me gues)
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To: LSUfan

Dang! I edited out a key word “Military” in my previous post, so here’s the way it should read. Sorry ‘bout that.

“I am hit with a blast of cynicism as I reflect upon one of the Democrats favorite talking points in matters such as this: “ It’s old news”. So in the perspective of a Democrat 241 U.S. military as “old news” means it isn’t a substantive issue anymore, therefore they can treat it with little to no respect.

There is nothing more insensitive, nothing more criminal than a Democrat, nothing.”


25 posted on 02/02/2012 12:05:11 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: LSUfan

“I will stand with them [the Muslims] should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”


26 posted on 02/02/2012 12:09:57 PM PST by null and void (Day 1109 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: libertyhoundusnr

Hello libertyhoundusnr,

“Gee whiz what did you expect. Obama will side with his Muslim brothers every chance he gets.

Your odds of getting him removed by legal means are zero.”

That is what he said he would do. (side with the muzzies) Guess he is really a man of his word, eh?


27 posted on 02/02/2012 12:23:11 PM PST by Tomato lover (Jesus is the way, the truth and the light)
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To: LSUfan
obama is a TRAITOR!!!!
28 posted on 02/02/2012 12:28:51 PM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: All

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29 posted on 02/02/2012 12:29:08 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: LSUfan

My loathing of the illegitimate bisexual Marxist Kenyan Muslim Usurper knows no earthly bounds.


30 posted on 02/02/2012 12:37:23 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: LSUfan

“I have never been more ashamed of a president.”

Reagan was President at the time. What did he do about the attack? Who was it that set the rules of engagement that wouldn’t even allow spotters and snipers on the roof of the barracks?


31 posted on 02/02/2012 12:39:22 PM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

With the state of American education?

I´m not as optimistic as you are.


32 posted on 02/02/2012 12:42:52 PM PST by onedoug
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To: LSUfan

“I have never been more ashamed of a president.”

Mega Dittos, Wow.


33 posted on 02/02/2012 12:47:41 PM PST by thatjoeguy (MAYDAY! MAYDAY! We are so going in ! !)
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To: gandalftb

Ronald REagan, 231083: “I think we should all recognize that these deeds make so evident the bestial nature of those who would assume power if they could have their way and drive us out of that area that we must be more determined than ever that they cannot take over that vital and strategic area of the Earth or, for that matter, any other part of the Earth.”

We pulled out 3 months later.

Marine Col. Tim Geraghty commanded U.S. forces in Lebanon at the time. He said: “It was selected almost entirely for diplomatic and political reasons,” Geraghty said. “I was uneasy from Day One that we were in that position.”

Geraghty felt the growing danger in the weeks before the barracks bombing. Artillery shells fell on his compound. Snipers took potshots at his men. But Geraghty’s Pentagon superiors spiked his requests for stronger defenses.


34 posted on 02/02/2012 12:55:00 PM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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To: LSUfan

Every day it’s something with this guy. Few days ago there was the document dump ant put the AG in hotter water, the weekend has all Christians po’ed because they are mandated to perform abortions and now he’s truly pissing on the graves of 241 honorable men....GRRRRRR


35 posted on 02/02/2012 1:18:08 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: LSUfan

He promised from day one that he would side with his muzzy brothers. That brown on his nose is all the way down to his toes.


36 posted on 02/02/2012 1:55:02 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: LSUfan

Sad bump.


37 posted on 02/02/2012 3:05:14 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: LSUfan

It might not make the main stream media but.....I am posting this on facebook,and if everyone does the same it will surely be heard!!


38 posted on 02/02/2012 3:39:18 PM PST by angelcindy ("Those who follow the crowd,gets no further than the crowd")
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To: A.A. Cunningham; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; ...
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Article, then # 3 , # 4.

From Audacity of Hope:

“I will stand with the muzlims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”

.

39 posted on 02/02/2012 3:59:50 PM PST by LucyT
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To: LSUfan

Link doesn’t work.


40 posted on 02/02/2012 4:42:43 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: LSUfan

Maybe he should bend over and kiss his ring.


41 posted on 02/02/2012 4:44:32 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (Diplomacy is war by other means.)
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To: Nachum

Unbelievable how much more hellish this nightmare becomes.


42 posted on 02/02/2012 5:11:35 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Every one of the widows, orphaned children, grieving parents, grieving siblings of the 241 servicemen killed should contact their congressman and DEMAND that IMPEACHMENT proceedings start against Baraq Hussein mohammed 0bama on the grounds of TREASON!

Agreed. Everytime I think Hussein has sunk to a new low, the floor falls another 6 feet. B-P

It is Morning in America

I originally wanted a 1965 Ford Galaxie but a 1963 model had to do. B-P I fear for my country with the treasonous people in charge, we need to clean them out, investigate them and if needed, give them their fair day in court.
43 posted on 02/02/2012 6:01:16 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Holodeck Computer: End Obama Administration simulation program, NOW!!!!)
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To: gandalftb
Reagan was President at the time. What did he do about the attack?

After the barracks bombing President Reagan met with the NSC and ordered the Pentagon to plan an attack on the terrorists in the Bekaa Valley. The main target was the terrorists' "barracks" in which there was a group of Iranian Revolutionary guards. These Iranians were there to train palestinian terrorists. Iran also provided funding.

A US carrier was waiting off of Lebanon in preparation for the strike- and the strike was to occur as early as a day after the barracks bombing. Pentagon advisors [guess who?], with the recent experience of getting burned in Vietnam still rattling around in their heads, were extrememly cautious. The CIA had recently lost its station chief and other personnel in Lebanon in the embassy bombing and was effectively blinded; this heightened the reluctance to act. Sec Def Weinberger decided to call it off. It probably isn't much of a surprise but Weinberger's top military aide at that time was none other than Lt Gen. Colin Powell. Sec of State Schulz, knowing diplomacy was going nowhere, counseled swift retaliation, while Weinberger and Powell balked, wanting to avoid another Vietnam, and the CIA, which was needed to help clarify and define the mission with intel, had been devestated by the Church Committee in the mid 70s and gutted of its active operatives at the end of the 70s. The administration was paralyzed with military self-doubt and blinded with lack of intel in the face of the terrorists and the new regime in Iran.

The only thing we did beyond the aborted attack was to shell the hills around Beirut using a battleship, but as we did so we packed our bags and left.

There was an attack on Hezbollah "spritual" leader Sheikh Fadlallah via a car bombing that failed because the guy came out of the mosque too late and missed the big event. Some blamed it on the CIA -because it was a flop- and the CIA was famous for failure. If it was CIA then it was an attempt to get the perps.

Then there was the TWA hijacking with its numerous US citizens aboard and the Navy personnel in addition to citizens of oter countries. Navy man Stetham was murdered and the hijackers demanded the release of Shiite prisoners being held by Israel. US paralysis only worsened for fear of having these passengers murdered. Israel released the Shiite prisoners. Iran certainly wasn't inhibited by any fear of failure.

And the US pullout from Lebanon, after "getting our nose rubbed in it," ended up further emboldening terrorists to target the US. Ultimately it was cited by Osama bin Laden, along with Clinton's retreat from Somalia, Carter's retreat from Iran, and other premature retreats, as proof that the US was a paper tiger. That and the short American attention span was a way to recruit more followers for the global jihad before 9/11. Reagan made an attmpt to restore Us confidence by acting forcefully against Qadaffi after the Disco bombing in Germany and for a bit it worked. But in the face of dealing with the more complex problem of Iran, no American administration seems able to face the task of shutting down Iran even though it has been known from day one that Iran is the heart and soul of terrorism.

We spent the next two admins, both Bush's and Clinton's, trying and failing to deal with terrorism as if it is a matter of law enforcement, as if it is not state-sponsored. We've even heard some suggest the situation as "normal" and the murder and blackmail is at acceptable levels rather than contemplate dealing with it.

And as we can see by Obama's foreign policy today and relative lack of debate on it, that Osama bin Laden and Iran were entirely correct in their assessment of American character. It's no wonder Iran is now comfortable expanding operations into our own hemisphere, setting bombs off in Argentina and running operatives over our border. It can afford to lose operatives indefinitely when it can still achieve its goals without its leadership suffering for their decisions. And the leadership will not suffer because they understand American politics and weaknesses better than most Americans do.

44 posted on 02/03/2012 1:43:55 AM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

Good follow on.

It’s important to understand that the US doesn’t start and stop every 4 years with a new president. Pentagon and State Department policy is always ongoing like a train rolling with huge momentum.

A new president can switch that train from track to parallel track but the train keeps going in basically the same direction, just losing and gaining cars depending on the political winds.

Senseless actions like having Marines occupy the old PLO hq surrounded by high ground filled with the enemy for political purpose borders on the criminal. Especially considering that our embassy was car bombed a few months earlier.

Marines will never forget their single biggest loss of life since WW2 because of the largest non-nuclear explosion ever known.

Every Marine I know is aware of the Beirut bombing and there is a universal distrust of politicians and the politician-driven general staff to this day.

Jihadists need to understand that Marines have far lower capture rates than the Army as a direct personal, no-quarter understanding of warfare with them. Beirut is avenged every day and will be until the jihadists quit fighting.


45 posted on 02/03/2012 6:52:58 AM PST by gandalftb (11th MEU, 2/4 Echo, TRAP Force)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Note: this topic is from 2/02/2012. Thanks LSUfan.

46 posted on 09/21/2013 8:10:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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