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Rangel: 'Of course it's embarassing'
The Hill ^

Posted on 09/02/2013 8:30:57 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Rangel: 'Of course it's embarassing' By Ian Swanson - 09/02/13 10:34 AM ET

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Monday said "of course it's embarrassing" that President Obama warned Syria of a red line for using chemical weapons but then didn't move forward immediately with a military strike.

Rangel, who opposes a military strike against Syria, also said Secretary of State John Kerry must be even more embarrassed after making an aggressive speech calling for a military strike on Friday, and then seeing Obama delay it to ask Congress for authorization a day later.

Speaking on MSNBC, Rangel said "I love Obama" and you'll "never find a truer Democrat than me."

But he said the idea that a president could draw a red line and push the nation into war was "unheard of.

"So of course it's embarrassing, I wish it didn't happen. I guess Secretary Kerry is even more embarrassed than me after making his emotional speech that this was urgent."

Rangel said he didn't see anything urgent and that Obama was right to give Congress time to consider the action.

The veteran New York lawmaker has repeatedly said he opposes a strike.


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At first I thought he was talking about not paying his taxes............
1 posted on 09/02/2013 8:30:57 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

>> At first I thought he was talking about not paying his taxes............

Rangel has a deep well of embarrassment to draw from.

On the other hand, I never thought I’d agree with him on a policy matter, but I do on Syria.


2 posted on 09/02/2013 8:34:26 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Only Republicans pay taxes otherwise they go to jail for 4 years like the most decorated cop in NYPD history Bernard Kerik. Democrats like Rangel though only get a slap on the wrist from Nancy Pelosi then get reelected.


3 posted on 09/02/2013 8:34:45 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: Sub-Driver
At first I thought he was talking about not paying his taxes...........

Or being censured by the House.

4 posted on 09/02/2013 8:37:45 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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re: “Speaking on MSNBC, Rangel said “I love Obama” and you’ll “never find a truer Democrat than me.”

What a complete pile of devil dung. This guy makes me want to spew through every orifice I have (sorry for that mental image).

Yeah, Charlie will do whatever Obama wants no matter how wrong, deviant, unjustified, stupid, or treasonous it is.

Sorry, Charlie. As Biff said in “Back to the Future”, “Why don’t you make like a tree, and get out of here!”


5 posted on 09/02/2013 8:50:28 AM PDT by rusty schucklefurd
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To: Sub-Driver

One RAT’s embarrassment is another RATs resume enhancer...


6 posted on 09/02/2013 8:52:12 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Sub-Driver

WHERE IS THE DEMAND FOR A CEASE FIRE?

If Obama, Juan McCain and others are so concerned about the killing in Syria, where is the diplomatic push by the USA for a cease fire?

Imagine that it was Israel invading Syria instead of muslim rebels like Hamas, Al Qaeda and The Muslim Brotherhood who Obama favors.
And imagine that Irael was winning.

Obama would have Samantha Power pounding her shoe on the desk at the UN demanding an immediate cease fire.

And he would have John Kerry threatening Israel with everthing possible, including a US nuclear attack, if they didn’t pull back to the original borders.


7 posted on 09/02/2013 8:55:03 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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WHERE IS THE DEMAND FOR A CEASE FIRE?

We missed the opportunity to seize the high ground.
8 posted on 09/02/2013 8:58:41 AM PDT by kenavi (Debunk THIS!)
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To: Nervous Tick

This speaks volumns as to how out of touch Obammy is with reality.


9 posted on 09/02/2013 9:04:26 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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If I were Charlie Rangel,I’d be embarrased to shave!!!!!!!


10 posted on 09/02/2013 9:05:20 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Sub-Driver

A liberal will never be embarrassed by not paying his taxes or being called on it.


11 posted on 09/02/2013 9:05:59 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Sub-Driver

When all is said and done, much is said but nothing is done.


12 posted on 09/02/2013 9:07:58 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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Rangel: 'Of course it's embarassing' ...but not like having to look in the mirror each day.
13 posted on 09/02/2013 9:09:53 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: kenavi

Like waiting for Godot, from this administration.


14 posted on 09/02/2013 9:13:41 AM PDT by firebasecody (Orthodoxy, proclaiming the Truth since AD 33)
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To: kenavi

Like waiting for Godot, from this administration.


15 posted on 09/02/2013 9:14:13 AM PDT by firebasecody (Orthodoxy, proclaiming the Truth since AD 33)
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To: Sub-Driver
The most depressing thing in all of this (NSA, IRS, Benghazi, etc.) is that the politicians reflect the stupidity of We the People who elect and keep reelection these morons.
16 posted on 09/02/2013 9:23:53 AM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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Nothing is more embarrassing than Rangel (with the possible exception of Al Sharpton.)

And now it’s the Obama regime of which we can rightfully say that it is “the gang that couldn’t shoot straight.”

This is what happens when you “lead from behind.” Moron.


17 posted on 09/02/2013 9:27:59 AM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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Don't be confused. Rangle thought they were asking if Congress should go out on strike.

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18 posted on 09/02/2013 10:16:54 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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Bloodthirsty, aren’t these liberal Democrats, when one of their own is in the White House?


19 posted on 09/02/2013 10:17:34 AM PDT by SuziQ
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Rangel said "I love Obama"

Too bad you don't love America more, Charlie.

20 posted on 09/02/2013 12:33:40 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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C’mon, Charlie! I’m dissapointed. Surely you could have talked this away if you had prepared for it. You don’t EVER want to publicly diss your boy. Didn’t you get the talking points for this?


21 posted on 09/02/2013 4:07:01 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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