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Lindsey Graham Wants War With Iran at the End of the Summer (military force resolution)
Yahoo News ^ | 7/23/13 | Connor Simpson

Posted on 07/24/2013 5:31:25 PM PDT by drewh

Sen. Lindsey Graham told a "cheering" audience Tuesday that if the relationship between the U.S. and Iran doesn't improve by the end of summer, he will ask Congress to authorize going to war.

"If nothing changes in Iran, come September, October, I will present a resolution that will authorize the use of military force to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear bomb," the South Carolina Republican said, according to a post on CQ Roll Call, at a conference for members of Christians United for Israel today.

"The only way to convince Iran to halt their nuclear program is to make it clear that we will take it out," Graham added.

Taking a strong-arm approach to Iran right now seems like a pretty terrible idea. But Graham already knows that.

This bill, is an item for his 2014 resume. He can now say he tried to act tough on national security and foreign policy, and he would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn't for those dang Democrats who stopped him.

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1 posted on 07/24/2013 5:31:25 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

If these politicians carry on much longer in this vein, there will be a war here.


2 posted on 07/24/2013 5:32:51 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: drewh

Another politician that wants to kill American troops.


3 posted on 07/24/2013 5:33:34 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: drewh

Will he be going over there by himself or take some other old gay congressmembers with him?


4 posted on 07/24/2013 5:33:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind each blade of grass.)
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To: drewh

Lindsey is just talking for the crowd,

First he wont make that resolution and 2nd. it won’ t gat passed and he knows it.


5 posted on 07/24/2013 5:35:04 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: drewh
It seems like every one of our most prominent politicians have completely lost their minds.

Some want to flood us with millions of poor illiterate illegal aliens, some want to spend us into oblivion, others want another bloody un-winnable war.

I know we deserve the government we have, but I'm wondering what it was to deserve this group of coo coos.

6 posted on 07/24/2013 5:35:05 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: drewh

Mr Graham, go elf yourself.

Just what we need another war....


7 posted on 07/24/2013 5:35:37 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: skeeter

...I know we deserve the government we have, but I’m wondering what it was we did to deserve this group of coo coos.


8 posted on 07/24/2013 5:35:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: drewh

Iran continues to race toward a nuclear weapon, but I think we can provide military aid to Israel to help them deal with it. At the end of the day, Mossad is watching this closely, much more closely than Lindsey Gayham.


9 posted on 07/24/2013 5:36:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: SkyDancer

It would be sure nice to take back control of our own country and military. The plutocrats and oligarchs are sipping their martinis, pushing red, white and blue pawns all over the global chess board. Time for American taxpayers to wake up.


10 posted on 07/24/2013 5:37:05 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: drewh

Just what the F is Lindsey smoking?


11 posted on 07/24/2013 5:38:44 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: drewh

Gear up and go Lindsey. Do you have a cammo tutu you like to wear?


12 posted on 07/24/2013 5:38:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ColdOne
Just what the F is Lindsey smoking?

Obama apparently.
13 posted on 07/24/2013 5:39:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: drewh

what a dope


14 posted on 07/24/2013 5:41:07 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: drewh
Ummmmm......Col Graham......the Pentagon cannot even make payroll for its own workforce.

Fix that, and then we'll talk about what wars you want to start.

15 posted on 07/24/2013 5:41:40 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: drewh

Is he nuts? Who is running this idiot?


16 posted on 07/24/2013 5:41:40 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: drewh

how many tours of duty has Linseed served?


17 posted on 07/24/2013 5:41:53 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: drewh

Send your children first.


18 posted on 07/24/2013 5:43:21 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Venturer
First he wont make that resolution and 2nd. it won’ t gat passed and he knows it.

Which raises the question: why raise it in the first place?

Who, exactly, is he appealing to? How does he expect to benefit?

19 posted on 07/24/2013 5:44:14 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARAD in the past.E)
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To: Venturer
First he wont make that resolution and 2nd. it won’ t gat passed and he knows it.

Which raises the question: why raise it in the first place?

Who, exactly, is he appealing to? How does he expect to benefit?

20 posted on 07/24/2013 5:44:56 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARAD in the past.E)
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To: drewh

So sick of these neocon scumbags.


21 posted on 07/24/2013 5:45:24 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: drewh

This from Lindsey Graham who peed all over himself when he saw the ‘atrocious’ photos from Abu Ghraib prison?

If Graham and McCain had their way, we would be at war with Iran, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Tunisia, Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Easter Islands, etc....


22 posted on 07/24/2013 5:45:36 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: drewh

Give the man a rifle and deploy him.


23 posted on 07/24/2013 5:48:50 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: drewh
Oh hell no! Tired military mom here. If Iran needs to go, just nuke it. Don’t waste any more American lives trying to “help” muslim countries.
24 posted on 07/24/2013 5:49:43 PM PDT by Himyar
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To: drewh

Audience cheered? Was he talking to Sunnis?


25 posted on 07/24/2013 5:51:48 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: drewh

Who is this Connor Simpson?
He really thinks that Iran just elected a moderate President?
Fool


26 posted on 07/24/2013 5:56:51 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: drewh
Does Lindsey have shoes to match his her purse to wear to the war?
27 posted on 07/24/2013 5:56:52 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: drewh

That is just soooo butch of him.


28 posted on 07/24/2013 5:57:34 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Chickensoup

Who stands most to benefit?


29 posted on 07/24/2013 6:09:56 PM PDT by Romulus
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To: drewh
This bill, is an item for his 2014 resume. He can now say he tried to act tough on national security and foreign policy, and he would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn't for those dang Democrats who stopped him.

I think he, and McCain, are seriously misjudging conservative sentiment. Also, look how many republicans voted to keep the NSA spying.

30 posted on 07/24/2013 6:10:24 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: drewh

Sadly Graham and McCain may get their terrible wish. Kerry is trying to force Netanyahu into “negotiations”. This may cause his narrow coalition to fall. Before it does Netanyahu will attack Iran in an attempt to destroy its nuclear program. He will not leave office and leave Iran unmolested. The US would be drawn into the hostilities. Will the interests of the US be served? Graham should be concerned about our big blue water ships operating in the narrow confines of the Persian Gulf. Iran has sophisticated shore to ship missiles. Our Navy faces a debacle worse than Pearl Harbor.


31 posted on 07/24/2013 6:13:27 PM PDT by allendale
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To: drewh

Why not- just on the condition that the first attack is launched in an obsolete two-seater where Lindseed is the co-pilot for McStain, and that we terminate the war about two seconds after they are shot down....


32 posted on 07/24/2013 6:15:13 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Romulus

Who stands most to benefit?

___________________

I don’t know. Do you?


33 posted on 07/24/2013 6:15:32 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: drewh

1998 Iraq Resolution.

Enabled Bush to invade.


34 posted on 07/24/2013 6:15:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: drewh

Who does he and McCain work for...?


35 posted on 07/24/2013 6:15:57 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville

Senator, let the Israelis handle it. OK?


36 posted on 07/24/2013 6:25:33 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: CMB_polarization

“If these politicians carry on much longer in this vein, there will be a war here.”

That’s a fact.


37 posted on 07/24/2013 6:27:00 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: drewh

What does he plan on doing-slapping them with a pair of his heels?


38 posted on 07/24/2013 6:27:56 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: drewh

Forget defending our own borders, the scary Iranians must be stopped. A lot of conservatives are getting tired of this endless obsession with Middle Eastern regional squabbles that have marginal American security interest while the government neglects the first duty of a sovereign state at the American border.


39 posted on 07/24/2013 6:41:20 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: SkyDancer
Another politician that wants to kill American troops.

Liberals like Graham and Obama sure do want to re-make the Middle East, don't they?
40 posted on 07/24/2013 6:49:34 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: ColdOne
Just what the F is Lindsey smoking?

More like who.....
41 posted on 07/24/2013 6:51:31 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: drewh

I think “men” like Lindsey should raise funds in the private sector and use those funds for a private action against Iran. People are in no mood for another war and the debt and taxes that a war will produce.


42 posted on 07/24/2013 6:52:54 PM PDT by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: skeeter

“It seems like every one of our most prominent politicians have completely lost their minds.”

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature.


43 posted on 07/24/2013 6:56:16 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (GOTS: Food, water, guns, ammo, useful skills, cash, and precious metals.)
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To: drewh

Sorry lindsey, but my President isn’t going to let that happen.


44 posted on 07/24/2013 7:12:53 PM PDT by gotribe (Vladimir Putin is MY President)
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To: drewh

Linsey, you and yours should volunteer first...


45 posted on 07/24/2013 7:27:49 PM PDT by desertfreedom765
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To: drewh
I just got a brilliant idea, Lindsey Graham.

STFU!

46 posted on 07/24/2013 7:29:39 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
"If nothing changes in Iran, come September, October, I will present a resolution that will authorize the use of military force to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear bomb," the South Carolina Republican said, according to a post on CQ Roll Call, at a conference for members of Christians United for Israel today.

47 posted on 07/24/2013 7:31:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: upchuck

The Israelis would be happy to handle it if a certain Indonesian-Kenyan crypto-Muslim would GET THE *BLEEP* OUT OF THEIR WAY!


48 posted on 07/24/2013 8:11:09 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: drewh; alarm rider; Alex1977; at bay; Babsig; BILL_C; bnelson44; ColdOne; DesScorp; G.Love; ...
The crowd cheers and Linda puts another notch in her gun. Ridiculous!

Uber RINO Lindsey Ping
"Republican by day, Democrat by night."


Want on or off this ping list?
Just FReepmail me.

h/t to martin_fierro for the graphic

49 posted on 07/24/2013 8:12:58 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: txrefugee

He was a JAG fag.


50 posted on 07/24/2013 8:32:31 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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