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Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain
Associated Press ^ | Sep. 2, 2013 4:38 AM EDT | Bradley Klapper

Posted on 09/02/2013 6:54:50 AM PDT by Olog-hai

President Barack Obama is inviting former foe Sen. John McCain to the White House, hoping one of Congress’ most intractable foreign policy hawks will help sell the idea of a U.S. military intervention in Syria to a nation deeply scarred by more than a decade of war. …

In an interview with an Israeli television network, (McCain) said Obama has “encouraged our enemies” by effectively punting his decision to Congress. He and fellow Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have threatened to vote against Obama’s authorization if the military plan doesn’t seek to shift the momentum of the 2½ year civil war toward the rebels trying to oust Assad from power. …

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1 posted on 09/02/2013 6:54:50 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Difficult to believe that headline.


2 posted on 09/02/2013 6:57:20 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

“former foe”?

Chortle.


3 posted on 09/02/2013 6:57:49 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

His head is so far up Obama’s butt, he needs a mining helmet.


4 posted on 09/02/2013 6:58:41 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Olog-hai

Obama is using this old fool McCain to encourage Congress to declare war on Syria. There is no such thing as a “limited strike” It will involve the US in a bloody Mideast conflict. Any Republican that votes for war must be severely punished.


5 posted on 09/02/2013 6:58:42 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Olog-hai

former foe?
In what universe did that happen?


6 posted on 09/02/2013 6:59:08 AM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: no-to-illegals

The former foe part - right?


7 posted on 09/02/2013 6:59:29 AM PDT by svcw (Stand or die)
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To: Olog-hai

There was once some talk of cancer he had in his jaw or something. I’m thinking rumors of it being cured were lies and that he is suffering from debilitating brain cancer of the batshit crazy kind.


8 posted on 09/02/2013 6:59:33 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: svcw

yes.


9 posted on 09/02/2013 6:59:48 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

when it comes to pro-Islam matters they are blood brothers


10 posted on 09/02/2013 6:59:50 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Olog-hai

Former foe?

What these two did in the privacy of the Oval Orifice would be very interesting.


11 posted on 09/02/2013 7:00:07 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Olog-hai

ROTFL! During the 2008 election, McCain campaigned for Obama. That’s not really what I’d call a “foe”.


12 posted on 09/02/2013 7:00:24 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: Olog-hai

Twins separated at birth McCain clown & POTUS clown.


13 posted on 09/02/2013 7:01:27 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Gaffer

He was on F&F for an interview several years back and his jaw looked like a half of a tennis ball. They were trying to keep it hidden, filming him only on one side of his face but he kept moving his head so you could see where he had surgery.

Gee, for his sake, I hope it is quick and painless.


14 posted on 09/02/2013 7:01:32 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Where are the Bushies and Darth Vader on this? Coiin Powell?


15 posted on 09/02/2013 7:01:50 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Olog-hai

Foe?

Obama and his terrorist-loving toadie McCain
are PARTNERS to leave the US borders open,
and to arm al Qaeda.


16 posted on 09/02/2013 7:01:56 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Olog-hai

Going to be a whole lot of a$$ kissing in this meeting. Guess who.


17 posted on 09/02/2013 7:05:00 AM PDT by JayAr36 (When an American dies Obama lies. And lies, and lies and lies forever.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
Gee, for his sake, I hope it is quick and painless.

I definitely am not "hoping for his sake". I'm more concerned about "our sake" that it is quick and painless. Mainly quick. That man is certifiably insane and is a complete traitor, regardless of that other life when he was a prisoner of war. The two are now not related in ANY way.

18 posted on 09/02/2013 7:06:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Olog-hai

McCain is a War Hero. He is not a good Senator though. He uses his war experience to claim credibility on any Military stance he takes. He allows himself to be used to further Obama’s whims. He actually told an older woman, at one of the McCain campaign stops during the run up to the 2008 election, that Obama wasn’t dangerous. How is he a Republican???


19 posted on 09/02/2013 7:06:42 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: Olog-hai
Mc Cain was on Albanian KLA terrorist payroll.

Kerry returned KLA money during presidential election only when the source was exposed - KLA financed operations via human organ trafficking, weapons trafficking and forced prostitution.

Odumbo is not hiding his playing cards well.

20 posted on 09/02/2013 7:07:01 AM PDT by DTA (Hands off Syria !)
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To: allendale

“It will involve the US in a bloody Mideast conflict.”

And likely bring Israel into an active war.

What we should be doing now, IF the objective was to strengthen the US and put us in the position to stabilize the world most effectively, is to get back our economic strength to as high a level as possible, while not contributing to the economic stabilization of those who are our enemies. That requires a concentration on energy independence - so that we aren’t sending those dollars to the Middle East, on maximizing those areas in which we lead the world (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biomedical devices, specific areas of high tech electronics, rekindling our space program with a commercial arm that sells satellite launches etc., high quality agriculture, etc. etc.). We, on the other hand, seem to have chosen the course of self-destruction as a nation.


21 posted on 09/02/2013 7:09:53 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Olog-hai

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Obama

McCain

Graham

- Money, Power, Control

Leading from their asses

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22 posted on 09/02/2013 7:12:11 AM PDT by devolve (----- ----- ----- B Hussein Obama is not fit to be a rodeo clown ----- ----- -----)
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To: Olog-hai

The ironies in this whole situation are numerous.

Follow the WMD: Where did Syria get theirs?


23 posted on 09/02/2013 7:13:13 AM PDT by madameguinot
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To: Olog-hai

CURL: Obama’s 2014 calculation: Let’s have a war

By Joseph Curl

Sunday, September 1, 2013

The first rule for President Obama: It’s all about 2014. The second rule for President Obama: See Rule No. 1.

Make no mistake: The president couldn’t care less about the plight of Syrians, the 1,500 gassed to death — including nearly 500 children. It’s all about 2014. Win the House, reign supreme.

Consider this: Mr. Obama made his dramatic Rose Garden statement Saturday — then headed to the golf course. Congress has no plans to cut short its 30-day vacation, and the president did not call lawmakers back. So much for urgency.

The conventional wisdom is, as usual, wrong. Losing the congressional vote won’t be an embarrassment for the president, as all the talking heads are still parroting. A loss would be a double win. First, because a “No” vote would allow the foreign policy neophyte to walk away from his blundering “red line” declaration on chemical weapons (“I wanted to go in, but Congress said no”). And second, should Republicans who voted for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars now oppose Syria, the president would be armed with clear “evidence” that their opposition is purely political.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/1/curl-obamas-2014-calculation-lets-have-war/


24 posted on 09/02/2013 7:14:59 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

I tend to agree. Danged if we go ... Danged if we do not go. No win either way.


25 posted on 09/02/2013 7:21:06 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

Here's a photo of a phony mystery man exercising his authority and desecrating an antique desk that he has no right to be using. Get your foot off that desk you imposter! Impeach the asshat!

26 posted on 09/02/2013 7:23:31 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: headstamp 2

McCain is Obama’s Lemmiwinks.


27 posted on 09/02/2013 7:29:04 AM PDT by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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To: Olog-hai

This what McCain loves. This is what he craves and lives for. He longs to be the guy. Obama, and Kerry will now exploit this and play McCain and Lindsey Graham like a couple of cheap harlots.

Mark my words, within the next 24 hours McCain will be enthusiastically towing the Obama line and “calling on his colleagues to do the right thing.”

Mark my words.


28 posted on 09/02/2013 7:29:08 AM PDT by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Olog-hai

“C’mon buddy! I need to share the blame with Republicans. Anyways, whats this say here in your NSA files?”


29 posted on 09/02/2013 7:30:03 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: no-to-illegals

I disagree. The vote must be NO. Forget Barry and Johnny they have screwed everything they halved touched. Benghazi ,Cairo, Iraq, and now Syria. It’s starting off as a Misadventure from the get go. Why are we doing Saudis dirty work and spending our great grandchildren’s money for the Saudis. We are in debt and being mismanaged be on belief. No vote


30 posted on 09/02/2013 7:32:32 AM PDT by magua
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To: magua

sorry but I don’t think you are reading me to understanding by yourself.


31 posted on 09/02/2013 7:33:41 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

Is that “we have nothing to fear from an Obama presidency” McCain? Obama and McCain are the two-headed hydra.


32 posted on 09/02/2013 7:37:54 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: allendale

John McCave-in is even now sounding his last hurrah. There is no glory, however, in choosing winners and losers among different bands of thugs in the Middle East. The more secular of the thugs want to establish a zone of largely unchallenged authority over a limited area, while the Islamic jihadists want to extend that zone of unchallenged authority over the entire planet. The Worldwide Caliphate, however, is a phantom, because there are several different branches of Islam, each of which believes themselves to be the One True Way, and these factions will fight to the last man standing to assert their supremacy over any of the other interpretations of Islam.

The winner of this conflict, if there is one, then has the full authority to establish the Worldwide Caliphate, which involves dividing all humanity into three strata. At the top, of course are the Noble Islamic Gentlemen, who are given the divine right by Allah to interpret the holy writ of the Koran, and to apply the logical conclusions to everybody and everything on earth. Next in rank, are the Dhimmi, who are thralls held by the Noble Islamic Gentlemen as virtual and sometimes very real slaves, required to pay an annual tax, jizya or jizyah, a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state’s non-Muslim citizens, who meet certain criteria, i.e., able-bodied adult males of military age and affording power. Also included in the Dhimmi, but not subject to the tax, is the entire female gender, regardless of whether they profess belief in Islam as their primary religion or not.

The third and most troublesome category, the Kufir, or the “infidels” who do not swear to hold Allah in honor, or in some way defame the Prophet Mohammed, are subject to slaughter upon capture and the refusal to acknowledge the supremacy of Islam over all other religions.

Supposedly, the Islamic jihadists are supposed to offer the captured antagonists a choice of either converting to Islam, or retaining their own set of beliefs but accepting the supremacy of Islam, or for those who choose neither of the first two, death on the spot, normally by beheading.

Seems sort of arbitrary. What if... well, maybe, Allah or the Prophet Mohammed turn out to be WRONG? Allah may be a divinity, but perhaps only a lesser angel, like Lucifer, or maybe Ahriman? Both are destructive spirits, much in line with the various passages of the “divinely inspired” Koran, as it was written down by a sun-crazed old sand hermit.


33 posted on 09/02/2013 7:39:53 AM PDT by alloysteel (Unattended children will be given a Red Bull and a free Kazoo. Reminds me of Congress...)
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To: originalbuckeye

>>McCain is a War Hero.

He’s not even that. War heroes win wars. They destroy the enemy in great numbers. They infiltrate the enemy and blow up his supplies.

McCain’s heroics were that he survived being shot down and then survived a prison camp, where the only alternative was a meaningless and obscure death. For that, he’s a heroic person.

But Audie Murphy was a war hero. Michael P. Murphy is a war hero. Ty Carter is a war hero. McCain is just a survivor. And today, he sees his political survival depending on being the “opposition” sycophant of Obama.


34 posted on 09/02/2013 7:44:52 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Lawgvr1955

It’s always nice to keep your sock puppet close for photo ops.


35 posted on 09/02/2013 7:59:16 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Olog-hai

Knowing McCain, he’ll give Obama that support in spades. He just can’t resist an opportunity to reach out to his friends across the aisle -especially when it hurts the conservatives.


36 posted on 09/02/2013 8:00:50 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: Olog-hai
Yeah, some "Foe"

Was McCain the inspiration for Miley Cyrus, here?

37 posted on 09/02/2013 8:00:53 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai
"Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain"

I thought McCain was Obama's running mate and Palin was the Republican nominee.

38 posted on 09/02/2013 8:11:49 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: no-to-illegals

McCain was the George Soros candidate. Chosen to lose.


39 posted on 09/02/2013 8:13:22 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Truth29
"Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain"

Are they kidding, it's the other way around......McCain wants to nuke Damascus.

40 posted on 09/02/2013 8:13:49 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai
Obama calls upon his useful idiot:

Sure! ..I'Love To Help Ya. ...Sure To Make TV, huh?

Just Who Where Those Ole Boyz Anyway?

41 posted on 09/02/2013 8:15:03 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: IbJensen

Thankyou! This photo sent a flash of indignation and anger through me that made me nauseous! I hoped I wasn’t the only one.


42 posted on 09/02/2013 8:16:16 AM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: SC_Pete

Pretty afraid to play any more time poker with you. You are cleaning my clock.


43 posted on 09/02/2013 8:20:02 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

John Mc Cain was never a foe of Obama. Obama may have been a foe of McCain, but mc Cain was never a foe of Obama.


44 posted on 09/02/2013 8:25:29 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport
Obama is the foe of all Conservatives. The Republicans should remember that! To Obama, the enemy is NOT ISLAMOFASCISTS. To Obama, the enemy is Republicans/Conservatives! (Remember the UniVision interview!)
45 posted on 09/02/2013 9:07:49 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: originalbuckeye

I would argue so is McCain.


46 posted on 09/02/2013 9:14:56 AM PDT by sport
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To: allendale
"Obama is using this old fool McCain"

He must be desperate. McCain is second only to Obama in buffoonery. Both are maroons.

47 posted on 09/02/2013 9:20:47 AM PDT by scottiemom (As Texas public school teacher, I highly recommend private school)
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To: no-to-illegals
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Will "Juan" McCain bring his knee pads to the Whitehouse for his visit with the Sodomite Kenyan ?


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48 posted on 09/02/2013 10:10:17 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

imho ... “Juan” wears them constantly under his pants and PJs ... even in his sleep “Juan” wants to be prepared for any democRAT that enters even his dreams.


49 posted on 09/02/2013 10:21:54 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

When you’re SINKING you’ll grab onto ANYTHING... even John McInsane which, we all know, DOES NOT FLOAT.


50 posted on 09/02/2013 1:38:39 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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