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POLITICO: Senators craft Syria compromise
Politico ^ | 9-3-13 | JOHN BRESNAHAN and MANU RAJU

Posted on 09/03/2013 6:08:07 PM PDT by tcrlaf

A new use-of-force resolution for Syria sets a 60-day deadline, with one 30-day extension possible, for President Barack Obama to launch military strikes against the regime of Syria President Bashar Assad — and it will also bar the involvement of U.S. ground forces in Syria.

Aides to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) were also involved in the discussions over the revised resolution.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: assad; harryreid; kentucky; mitchmcconnell; nevada; obama; pedophilico; syria; war
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Per CNN the Foreign Relations committee will vote on this tomorrow. Will likely PASS...
1 posted on 09/03/2013 6:08:08 PM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

Compromise?

MEANING.. A BIGGER THAN USUAL DECEPTION IS BEING CARRIED OUT.


2 posted on 09/03/2013 6:09:07 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: tcrlaf
Aides to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) were also involved in the discussions over the revised resolution.

If I were Matt Bevin my commercial on this treachery against the will of the American people would be on the air tomorrow.

3 posted on 09/03/2013 6:10:27 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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To: tcrlaf

It doesn’t matter a whit what they pass. Nobody can predict what’s going to happen after the first bomb goes off.


4 posted on 09/03/2013 6:10:57 PM PDT by DManA
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To: tcrlaf
Anything designed by committee is bad, war run by a committee is a bad as it can get.
I have a bad feeling about this.

5 posted on 09/03/2013 6:11:23 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: tcrlaf

Too bad this didn’t happen during March Madness or the Super Bowl - Barry would be too busy filling out his bracket or buying squares.


6 posted on 09/03/2013 6:12:03 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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To: tcrlaf

How does Congress compromise on something which is either right or wrong?


7 posted on 09/03/2013 6:13:39 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: tcrlaf

Most of these people running our government are clueless...

We have chemical warfare coming across the border with the narcoterrorists.


8 posted on 09/03/2013 6:13:58 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: BitWielder1

Ditto.


9 posted on 09/03/2013 6:14:02 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: tcrlaf
Wow, 60 days.

And at the first use of force, Syria and allies have the right to respond against American assets anywhere, anytime, as they see fit until a formal cessation of hostilities.

10 posted on 09/03/2013 6:16:57 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: tcrlaf

Obama Can’t Lose on Syria Vote
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 3, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3062082/posts

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 3:41:24 PM · 25 of 29
mosesdapoet to Kaslin
Mr Limbaugh Respectfully Sir :

He can lose if Conservatives let loose and respond using these examples....

Whatever happened to the UAR ?
We got this guy in the White House who likes to pop his mouth off and because of it people die. He picks on some poor security guard just doing his job. Shoots his mouth off because he sees an advantage to push items on his socialist agenda by painting a target on a supporters back. To which his media like good socialists they are spin tales of lies and falsehoods that wind up causing a race war in this country. The GOPES (gop Elite Snobs) so called political opposition leadership want to go along with this bad policy on Syria because they don’t wan’t to be blamed for this terrible idea. With the guard which affects the demographics they claim to be reaching out to blacks, hispanics and whites. They say nothing and can’t even call the political opposition for what they are; socialist.

Obama draws some line in the sand on some civil war thats going on in a region who’s outcome really doesn’t threaten US even though a former enemy which is going through its own stuggles has a naval base there. And now we’re supposed to support a military action which could cost American lives in the end....All because our fearless leader spoke ?

Now what else should be said ? How about this ?

There are reports from solid sources that the rebels also have gotten into those Iraqi WMD store brought in during the US invasion, and that Assad wouldn’t use them because he’s winning. Beside you sir, there are others reporting the same thing

But after the 1st dust up when we kicked Iraq out of Kuwait because of oil when the Kurds acted up and Hussain gassed them we did nothing.

Now we get this high blown “democracy” b/s about an incident where very likely both sides are reverting to its use. As Syria itself is fragmenting into different identities; Kurdish, Alewite and Shite Nutzies. Which wouldn’t help Suni Iran much either

Who really doesn’t want that ? Turks for sure,the Saudis and the Shite principalities. Russia would be OK with it because of their naval base is in the Alewite area.

If the Russians and Syrians start defending themselves to our attack the only person who would benefit would be who ? The guy who started it by opening his big mouth ?

NUTS !


11 posted on 09/03/2013 6:17:29 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: tcrlaf

God ... am sorry, the Fools on the Hill remain Fools.


12 posted on 09/03/2013 6:17:35 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tcrlaf
A fundamental understanding of the region, Islam, and history, tells anyone with a minimal understanding of such that a resolution preventing anything less than full scale slaughter and destruction as a policy of war just means the other side already won.

These people have been practicing war for a thousand years as a form of employment and as an outbranch of their religious dogma. A hundred year long conflict is one which is barely getting started.

And we want 24 hours to push a button 500 miles away to spit some tomahawk missiles at some stucco plastered stone walls in Damascus? Feh!

13 posted on 09/03/2013 6:17:36 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

yes and no doubt biological as well.


14 posted on 09/03/2013 6:19:20 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: blackdog

yes, correct blackdog. Our timeline is out there. Works quite well to tip the enemy of your plan in the enemies’ favor.


15 posted on 09/03/2013 6:21:19 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tcrlaf

What is becoming apparent is that our “Representatives” and Senators believe their primary loyalty is to the federal government and their constituents are only secondary (i.e., subjects).


16 posted on 09/03/2013 6:23:34 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: tcrlaf

Here’s the compromise: Stay the hell out of it !


17 posted on 09/03/2013 6:25:49 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: okie01

What is becoming apparent is that our “Representatives” and Senators believe their primary loyalty is to the federal government and their constituents are only secondary (i.e., subjects).
+++++++++++++++++++++

Obviously they do not give a sxit about we the people and a country of and for the people. They are an owned cabal that plays us as fools. 80% of Americans are against any Obama action in Syria or ME. The media and political elites continue to portray it as being much less because the media and their owners are liars.


18 posted on 09/03/2013 6:29:59 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: tcrlaf

Our disgusting, corrupt senators at work! (for Saudi King)


19 posted on 09/03/2013 6:31:27 PM PDT by GregoryFul (... under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty to throw off such Gov't ...)
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To: okie01

They are the farmers. We are the cows.

That’s all you need to know about them.


20 posted on 09/03/2013 6:35:18 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. N)
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To: ConservativeMan55

What BS. The Assad Regime did not gas their own people.This is ploy to get Amnesty under the Radar and to raise the debt ceiling and fund obama care. IT WILL NOT WORK. Rush blew the lid off this thing today exposing the strong likelihood that the Al Qaeda used the gas they captured last year at a Syrian base. Read it here: http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2013/09/03/bodansky_what_if_bashar_didn_t_do_it
Why has this NOT COME OUT?? The terrorists did it and it is well understood and we are being fed yet another foreign policy LIE!! Any politicians that votes for this is politically finished . WE DO NOT FIGHT THE GOVERNMENT of Syria!! They did not Gas their people. It was clearly the Al Qaeda!!


21 posted on 09/03/2013 6:37:05 PM PDT by SADMILLIE (r)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood
Most of these people running our government are clueless...

They aren't clueless, it's what they want. If they wanted to stop it they could.

The so called war on drugs is by design to keep people employed and agencies flush with cash.

22 posted on 09/03/2013 6:38:03 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: tcrlaf

This whole strike is for our dictator. Obama wants to save face. He made a mess of Lybia and Egypt. And now he’s risking WWIII for his own ego.
Congress needs to vote against this lunacy.
Muslims are savages and we can’t attack them for it every time they show us how satanic they are. It’s not like they attacked our mainland again. What we can do is get all of the Christians out of there because they are all being gassed, beheaded, burned up and crucified. I have not heard Obama mention this at all. Why? Because the killing of Christians has nothing to do with his ego. This whole strike is about Obama’s red line and so he can save face.
AND if this strike starts a gigantic middle eastern conflagration, Obama isn’t going to take responsibility for it. He will turn around and blame congress.
The people elected to run this country have gone cuckoo.


23 posted on 09/03/2013 6:40:29 PM PDT by doc maverick
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To: okie01

For the first time in my 72 years of life, I have lost faith in my country. I shudder to even think of the future for my grandchildren and great grands.

If I had of been told about this 50 years ago I would have thought it to be Science Fiction!


24 posted on 09/03/2013 6:42:36 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: tcrlaf; All
"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist."

- President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address (January 17, 1961)


25 posted on 09/03/2013 6:47:36 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: no-to-illegals
0 has likely sent them our playbook. He televises the "heads up" of our next moves. "Now look, if they end up doing X, then...and only then...will we do Y".

Like Rush said, today...

Why are we talking about the details of it?
Why are we talking about when, where, how, what? That alone proves that this is political, as everything Obama and the Democrats do is political.

26 posted on 09/03/2013 6:49:46 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: doc maverick
A compromise between old, nutty out of touch Senators will not have any effect on the start of WWIII.
Mr. Obama, in his narcissistic madness, is out to humiliate Mr. Putin and the Russian Federation.
TWB
27 posted on 09/03/2013 6:51:51 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: Jane Long
Since zer0 is going to (G-8) I have no doubt the playbook will be delivered ... Flexibility from the open microphone told what would be after the election and most everyone has forgotten or did not pay attention when it happened.
28 posted on 09/03/2013 6:53:23 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tcrlaf
A 30-day extension possible, for President Barack Obama..

I give this a 9 on the honking hoot scale.

29 posted on 09/03/2013 6:54:28 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: tcrlaf

This is unconstitutional! Congress can only declare war, and fund or defund war. They cannot micromanage a war they declare. That is the President’s job.


30 posted on 09/03/2013 6:55:17 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: apoliticalone
perfect post...we Are; nothing more than "subjects/serfs/slaves"...
of course; my Sen. Marbles McConnell, is very well connected
w/the Establishment of District of Criminals.

31 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:09 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: tcrlaf

How will they get around the illegality of attacking a sovereign nation involved in a civil war?


32 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:13 PM PDT by Amish with an attitude
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To: dragnet2

Might want to call what is about to take place ... Operation Flexibility.


33 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:14 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tcrlaf
A 30-day extension possible, for President Barack Obama

Save by the other corrupt AH's riding in the same limo.

34 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:32 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: no-to-illegals

aids, venereal diseases, agricultural blights, etc...


35 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:54 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: SADMILLIE

“Why has this NOT COME OUT??”

It has, many times, in thew non-U.S. Press. Why do you think Britain voted war down?

Much of the U.S. Media, however, is too afraid of the retribution of the liberal fascists to print anything not pre-approved by MedaMatters/OFA.


36 posted on 09/03/2013 6:57:19 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: no-to-illegals

Operation distract and deceive....


37 posted on 09/03/2013 6:57:53 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Sir Francis Dashwood

no doubt for many countries the supplies are there.


38 posted on 09/03/2013 6:58:35 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: tcrlaf

Anyone ever hear of ‘mission creep’?


39 posted on 09/03/2013 6:59:23 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: dragnet2

yours is better than mine ... Thumbs Up!


40 posted on 09/03/2013 6:59:26 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: rawhide

Anyone who thinks this attack is going to be “limited” is a fool.


41 posted on 09/03/2013 7:00:16 PM PDT by dfwgator
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A “compromise” on war? Scumbags.


42 posted on 09/03/2013 7:00:25 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: ConservativeMan55

How much pork are they throwing in too?


43 posted on 09/03/2013 7:01:33 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: Gene Eric
A “compromise” on war? Scumbags.

Yep. Let them, and their families, go straight to the front lines of this mess.

44 posted on 09/03/2013 7:02:04 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Absolutely!


45 posted on 09/03/2013 7:02:30 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: tcrlaf

There is NO compromise between right and wrong. The bottom line is, an attack of any sort, “compromise” or not, is likely an attack against the side OTHER than the one that used Chemical WMDs in a political way to install another MB regime, in place of the one lost in Egypt. It will be the Al-Qaida air force, driven by US pilots.

DESPICABLE.


46 posted on 09/03/2013 7:04:10 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: mosesdapoet

47 posted on 09/03/2013 7:04:16 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: dragnet2

Operation Dr. Strangelove.


48 posted on 09/03/2013 7:05:07 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: doc maverick

“This whole strike is for our dictator. Obama wants to save face. He made a mess of Lybia and Egypt. And now he’s risking WWIII for his own ego.”

And he’s making the calculation that Russia/Putin will sit by and do NOTHING, as yet another Russian ally gets beaten down.

Putin can make a HUGE propaganda victory by a limited defense of Syria, both at home and abroad.

And he may be FORCED to do it, to keep Iran on the sidelines. If they get involved in a 3-way war, it will surely ignite the ‘Stans, which Russia definitely does not want.


49 posted on 09/03/2013 7:05:54 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: dragnet2

what do you figure dragnet2? ... I foresee a minimum of six to eight fronts, all moving in different directions at about two weeks in.


50 posted on 09/03/2013 7:06:01 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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