Skip to comments.Sen. Cruz: Attacking Syria Is Not In National Interest
Posted on 08/31/2013 7:48:00 PM PDT by Innovative
Ted Cruz: Number one, under no circumstances should we be arming rebels who are affiliated with al-Qaeda. And this administration has already suggested they want to arm the rebels with no reliable means of differentiating al-Qaeda from non-al-Qaeda.
And number two, our concern should be those chemical weapons, preventing them from falling into the hands of Hezbollah, preventing them from falling into the hands of al-Qaeda. That should be guiding our actions, not expressing some moral outrage from a university faculty lounge.
You know, Sean, it was striking when the protests were occurring in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood, that the protesters were waving banners that said President Obama supports Morsi, the United States supports the radical Islamic government that is oppressing us. What a sad state of affairs when the United States is arm and arm with oppressive Islamist governments.
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You darn tootin'.
Satellite Photos Support Testimony That Iraqi WMD Went to Syria
June 6, 2010
No doubt, I agree 100%.
Looks like the Affirmative Action Constitutional Professor flunked "How not to commit TREASON 101"!
Cruz is correct.
The real question is why is obama focused on Syria, hee hasn’t cared about it for two years......so why is he trying to deflect?
“The real question is why is obama focused on Syria, hee hasnt cared about it for two years......so why is he trying to deflect?”
Note that now Syria is on the front pages, nobody is talking about the IRS’ abuse of power of targeting conservative groups, the disaster of Obamacare, Benghazi, sequestration, the budget, etc., etc......
Looks like Obama is achieving his objective. And he’ll get away with it — now he wants approval from Congress, which he is not going to get, so he will blame them, claiming that he, Obama wanted to do “the right thing”, but Congress prevented him...
Of course not — that’s why Hussein wants to do it.
muslims killing muslims? Stay out of it.
Glad to see at least Ted Cruz and Rand Paul speaking out.
Two groups of people who hate us are fighting over a Moslem hell hole. The Obama/Kerry plan is to intervene in a way that helps the ones who hate us the most. What could possibly go wrong? Why would we want to do anything?
Is Obama paying back Saudi for favors given him - money in the last election? http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/08/reports-saudi-prince-bandar-bin-sultan-using-us-to-topple-assad/
The Saudis hate the jihadists — they are supporting the military leadership in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood - and they are putting their money where their mouth is. They wouldn’t possibly be supporting the Al Qaeda dominated rebels in Syria.
So the US had birds in the air last night on their way to targets but they never arived? Military refuse to follow orders, reversed command? Coup attempt reason for his sudden change of heart?
Sen. Cruz Statement on Egypt (Suspend aid over anti-Muslim Brotherhood coup)
Ted Cruz blames Egyptian violence on Obamas disregard for foreign aid law
Rand Slams Congress for Funding Egypts Generals:
How Does Your Conscience Feel Now?
Foreign Policy | 15 Aug 2013 | John Hudson
Posted on 08/15/2013 5:44:10 PM PDT by Hoodat
Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypts military even as Cairos security forces massacre anti-government activists.
[by anti-government activists is meant church-burning jihadists]
Why the rush? We haven’t even found out what happened in Benghazi.
I keep waiting to see if Cruz says something I disagree with - - and I’m still waiting.
The real question is why is obama focused on Syria>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Why Obama is focused on Syria:
1) Obama is a supporter of Sunni Islam and is caught up in the need to support the House of Saud, and maintain high oil prices world wide.
2) The tinder box of the ME has been created by Obama so that he can ignite a war which will consume and destroy Israel from every cardinal point in the compass.Like most Muslims, Obama detests the Jewish people.
Syria is the fuse Obama wants use to ignite a conflagration that even the Russians and China are p[rotesting.
The House of Saud is playing Obama like a fiddle, and there is a good chance that Saudi agents are the ones who set up the so called chemical weapons attack that killed so many Syrian civilians, who after all are mostly Shiites, and they are hardly human at all according to the Saudis, neither are the Jews..
Well okay. Get right to the nitty gritty, and nuke Iran then.
They also played both Bushes like a fiddle.
I wonder if Cruz had a problem with sending aid to Egypt when the MB was in power
Cruz is right. However, the supposition that the attacks were initiated by pro-Assad forces is very suspect. In the first place, Assad has nothing to gain and all to lose by launching these attacks. And secondly, there are reports that the attacks were funded by the Saudis and carried by Al Queda rebel groups.
But, I think it’s worse. I wouldn’t be surprised if the whole thing was concocted by the ‘evil geniuses’ in the 0bama administration with the sickest ideas coming from our nut-job evil dictator.
” However, the supposition that the attacks were initiated by pro-Assad forces is very suspect. In the first place, Assad has nothing to gain and all to lose by launching these attacks. ‘
They also played both Bushes like a fiddle.>>>>>>>>>
Yes but the Bushes waltzed, and Obama is doing a jig like a monkey with a live hand grenade.
The Bushes’ travesty was to let Arab money invade our instututions of higher learning and medical research, and become dependent on it.
Obama’s travesty is to ignite a war which will destroy Israel, while simultaneously maintaining a high world price for oil and gas ( usinig environmental concerns and regulations established by executive order.)
US foreign policy has always had to contend with rogue, nut-job dictators. The problem is, this time the rogue, nut- job dictator resides in the White House.
But, are there enough people LISTENING and willing to DO SOMETHING?