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Obama cites need to support emerging democracies
Associated Press ^ | May 23, 2013 2:38 PM EDT

Posted on 05/23/2013 2:48:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai

President Barack Obama says supporting transitions to democracy in unstable regions like the Middle East will remain a key part of his strategy for fighting terrorism. …

He cited as an example the need to support those in Syria who are fighting to overthrow the government. He cautioned, however, that ending tyranny in Syria must not give way to “the tyranny of terrorism.” …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: democracy; islamicdemocracy; israel; lebanon; obama; rop; russia; syria; waronterror
Nothing learned from Egypt, obviously.
1 posted on 05/23/2013 2:48:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The guy is just hopelessly full of sh*t.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 2:50:09 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Olog-hai

How did I know from the headline that Syria was going to be mentioned?

Obammie wants to send troops to Syria in the worst way. What a great diversion, right? No more attention being paid to “irrelevant facts” AKA scandals.


3 posted on 05/23/2013 2:50:30 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Olog-hai
Obama cites need to support emerging democracies Brotherhood
4 posted on 05/23/2013 2:51:59 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Olog-hai

There are no emerging democracies in terrorist countries run by muslims. There is not room for freedom in their deviant worship of a pedophile. Let them kill one another.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 2:56:08 PM PDT by formosa
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, support those emerging democracies that a far worse than the dictatorships they replaced.


6 posted on 05/23/2013 2:56:30 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Olog-hai
When Bush was playing this game it called by the LEFT “NATION BUILDING” and we had no business getting involved in the affairs of other nations - similar to Zero's pronouncement of NOT helping the Persians in the streets or Tehran begging to be free.
7 posted on 05/23/2013 2:56:30 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Olog-hai

The headline made me think Texas


8 posted on 05/23/2013 2:56:53 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Olog-hai

“It starts at home”, a-hole.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 2:57:52 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Olog-hai

Heat seeking missiles are closing in on Zero, and he’s dropping flares.


10 posted on 05/23/2013 2:59:18 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Will88

The Islamists certainly took the bit about “win(ning) the battle of democracy” out of chapter 2 of the Communist Manifesto and made it all their own.


11 posted on 05/23/2013 2:59:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

. . . while destroying it in America.


12 posted on 05/23/2013 3:00:38 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

If Sharia Law is democracy someone missed the boat!
I believe democracy has a Bill of Rights attached!


13 posted on 05/23/2013 3:05:43 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Olog-hai

The insurgents or whatever you want to call them, have just announced their intent to harm individual people in the region. How can we back them, when they are clearly rogue agents?

This president is anything but presidential.

This guy is a looney tune.


14 posted on 05/23/2013 3:16:38 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Olog-hai

Bull crap.

He withdrew from Iraq, and is surrendering in Afghanistan.

Iraq was further along than the press portrayed...and now it is just another hell hole with any Christian and freedom-minded allies of America fighting for their lives...and Obama is ignoring them.

Afghanistan wasn’t as far along, but at least some women and children had some educational rights and the Taliban weren’t forming up again...

But hey, Obama is walking away from that obligation, too.

He will run like a sissy at the first sign of trouble in any nation he PRETENDS to support.

I remember Mubarak sat with the Clown in D.C., just a FEW WEEKS BEFORE the Muslim Brotherhood began their rape-fest of American journalists...the Clown spoke of our friendship with Egypt. And right after that, BOOM! the Clown threw him under the bus.

He and Hitlery abandoned our main Pakistani informant regarding Osama bin Laden—and now the man is in a prison being tortured.

The Clown and Hitlery have hindered our foreign policy for DECADES. No one in these third world nations has ANY reason to trust this administration.


15 posted on 05/23/2013 3:17:32 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Conserev1
So did the “people’s democracy” of the USSR. Ever read it?Those are “rights” granted by the government that could be taken away at the government’s whim, remember. Plenty of US politicians wanted to copy that, as well (e.g. FDR’s “Second Bill Of Rights”) . . .
16 posted on 05/23/2013 3:19:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Really?

Does he know of one ?

Oh .... dictators are democrats .... NOW I get it.

17 posted on 05/23/2013 3:32:44 PM PDT by knarf (uals-two logic)
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To: Olog-hai

That was the Economic Bill of rights proposed but the Original Bill of Rights covered the Second Bill of rights if adhered to.


18 posted on 05/23/2013 3:32:57 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Venezuela? “Palestine”? Kosovo? Or maybe Afghanistan, which he’s publicly had marked for abandonment since he started his run for TOTUS? Kurdistan? How about the Iranian protesters seeking the overthrow of the Islamofascist dictatorship?

Thanks Olog-hai.


19 posted on 05/23/2013 3:49:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Olog-hai
Democracies? Don't forget what Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said about democracy: "Democracy is like a train. We shall get out when we arrive at the station we want."

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Islamic democracy's fundamental principle: One man, one vote, one time. Then, Sharia!

20 posted on 05/23/2013 3:54:17 PM PDT by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Olog-hai

Democracy = 3 wolves and a lamb deciding what’s for dinner....


21 posted on 05/23/2013 4:04:48 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Olog-hai
This country's founding fathers raged against "democracies" (also known as mob-rule). That's the reason why this country was founded as a representative republic.

It is not that anymore. I frankly don't know what it is, but I do know where it's headed and no thinking person would want that.

22 posted on 05/23/2013 4:08:39 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Olog-hai

Of course the Coptic Christians in Egypt are learning what a democracy is. That is why our founders wanted a republic. Obama thinks we should have a democracy like theirs.


23 posted on 05/23/2013 4:41:10 PM PDT by DeWalt
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Obama cites need to support emerging democracies

TRANSLATION: 0bama wants to funnel more of YOUR taxpayer dollars to his muzzie cronies.

24 posted on 05/23/2013 4:41:31 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Pray THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA will be delivered from the evil unGODly forces)
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To: Olog-hai

Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963

#6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.

http://rense.com/general32/americ.htm


25 posted on 05/23/2013 4:48:10 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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“Nothing learned from Egypt, obviously.”

Nothing learned from Libya, obviously.

And coming soon to a theatre near you, nothing learned from Syria, obviously.


26 posted on 05/23/2013 5:10:19 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Olog-hai

Egypt is a success,another dictator and the Muslim Brotherhood marches on,Next take over for the brotherhood,Libya,now we are going to finance the Muslim brotherhood takeover of Syria! That supposes that Putin and the Iranians are going to put their tails between their legs and run at the thought of confronting the fearless tyrant Obamrambo.What do you think the chances of that are?
Maybe Obama thinks he can bribe the Russians by unilaterally disarming by cutting our nuclear missle arsenal from 3000 missles to 1000,500 below the strategic deterrent level.
Now I am sure our enemies will follow suit and just leave us alone.
This buffoon is going to start world war 3


27 posted on 05/24/2013 4:50:55 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: SoFloFreeper

Perfectly stated. Thank you.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 9:02:00 AM PDT by rhoda_penmark
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