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McCain’s Mideast Blunders
Right Side News ^ | 19 January 2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy

Posted on 01/19/2013 6:37:34 AM PST by arthurus

This, of course, was a much more sophisticated theory than you’d get from lunatics like Michele Bachmann. Sit down for this, because I know it’s hard to believe anyone could spout such nutter stuff, but Bachmann actually opposed U.S. intervention in Libya. She claimed — stop cackling! — that many of McCain’s heroes might actually be jihadists ideologically hostile to the U.S. and linked to groups such as al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the terror enterprise’s North African franchise. She even thought — yeah, I know, crazy — that if Qaddafi were deposed, the heroes would get their hands on his arsenal, ship a lot of it to AQIM havens in places such as Mali and Algeria, and maybe even turn rebel strongholds such as Benghazi into death traps for Americans.

Good thing we listened to McCain, no?

This week, while the guys the senator and the Obama administration aligned us with in Libya (and would like to align us with in Syria) were busy taking Americans and other foreigners hostage in Algeria, in addition to using Qaddafi’s arsenal to fight the French in Mali, McCain was working his magic in Cairo.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: 258; arabspring; egypt; iri; israel; mccain; morsi; ngos; nwo; q; un

1 posted on 01/19/2013 6:37:44 AM PST by arthurus
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To: arthurus

One thing about McCain..when he gets bought..he stays bought.

2 posted on 01/19/2013 6:42:07 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: arthurus

War is McCain’s Viagra.

3 posted on 01/19/2013 7:03:39 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: arthurus
From article:

… Now, however, McCain says he will push for American taxpayers to fork up another $480 million for Morsi

… Naturally, “extremist” conservatives like Michele Bachmann are wet blankets when it comes to this gravy train, too. Get this: She thinks that when you get to the point where you have to borrow in order to pay the interest on the loans you already can’t pay off, somebody needs to cut off your credit line — not inflate it by another two or three trill. Even more daft: She thinks that if you subsidize an organization, like the Brotherhood, that promotes sharia and Hamas, you’re apt to get more sharia and more terrorism...


Basically..get ready for more funding to Egypt, instability in ME, terrorism, ...thank McCain

4 posted on 01/19/2013 7:05:23 AM PST by opentalk
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To: arthurus

John McCain, the Republican John Kerry. One has his wife’s ketchup money, the other has his wife’s beer money.
One never saw a war he did not want kids to die in. The other never saw a cause worth fighting for.
Both in the Senate for life (or as long as they want ) because voters really are stupid. The sad part is the Senate and House are both full of these fools. Just look at your own Congress Critter and think back to when he/she was changed.

5 posted on 01/19/2013 7:11:12 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: opentalk

Michele Bachmann also showed she was the best candidate for President as she was a messenger for the US Constitution.

6 posted on 01/19/2013 7:17:04 AM PST by Son House (Romney Plan: Cap Spending At 20 Percent Of GDP.)
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To: Tupelo
I believe you left out something. One was treasonous and both are dumb. The knowledgeable among us will understand this point.
7 posted on 01/19/2013 7:40:09 AM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: arthurus
We are being moved, one crisis/trauma at a time, one perception at a time, to where "they" want us to be so we'll accept what was once unthinkable.

Shifting our perceptions is easier to do with our One Stream Media co-partnered with Hollywood and our government school's One Mind educational indoctrination system and it's accelerating. Momentum seems to be with "them" and it's picking up mass and speed.

In the 80s and 90s, I used to laugh a bit at the New World Order paranoids, but I'm not laughing now. Too much of what was once "normal" then has been turned upside down now.

8 posted on 01/19/2013 7:40:19 AM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: arthurus; All

Article/thread BUMP!

“$80-odd million that funds “democratization” programs at McCain’s International Republican Institute.”

from the article

“IRI receives its funding through grants from the U.S. State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development and the National Endowment for Democracy. Less than one percent of IRI’s funding comes from private donations.”

“A pro-democracy group funded by U.S. taxpayers, the International Republican Institute (IRI), has decided to pull its staff out of Russia due to the harsh conditions created by Russia’s new laws restricting the operations of NGOs, The Cable has learned.”

“They have to pull out, given the conditions,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the chairman of IRI, said in an interview on the sidelines of the IISS Manama Dialogue. “The Russians said that any organization that operates with U.S. funding is subject to all kinds of restrictions.”

I thought Barry and Pootie were buds via Medvedev, John?


Socialism Is Legal Plunder - Bastiat

DEFUND sociaist collectives, foreign and domestic.

McSocialism BUMP!

9 posted on 01/19/2013 7:56:32 AM PST by PGalt
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To: arthurus

Andy McCarthy evidently has problems with strong, independent women.

10 posted on 01/19/2013 9:55:02 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: Arm_Bears

You should probably read past the second paragraph.

11 posted on 01/19/2013 10:12:14 AM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE
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To: Arm_Bears

It appears to be sarcasm. He is making fun of McCain, the leader of the RINO pack. Michelle ended up being correct about almost everything because she is conservative and has integrity.

12 posted on 01/19/2013 10:45:11 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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