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Obama: 'I Didn't Set a Red Line' on Syria
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Posted on 09/04/2013 6:35:11 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

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And I'm voting present, so there..........

Anyone up for a game of spades? Golf?

1 posted on 09/04/2013 6:35:11 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes he did! Is he trying to use the “Jedi Mind Trick” to fool us?


2 posted on 09/04/2013 6:36:41 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: Sub-Driver

True to form. Anything to not take responsibility for his actions.

Total childish fool.


3 posted on 09/04/2013 6:36:51 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Sub-Driver

One word for you POS that you are: Iraq.


4 posted on 09/04/2013 6:36:57 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Sub-Driver
What a Putz!!!

He knows as long as he stays away from FOX News' Ed Henry, he won't be challenged with is previous own words.

5 posted on 09/04/2013 6:37:46 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: Sub-Driver

Poor man has early onset dementia. Must be all that burning hot sun shining on the golf courses. Or does he use a Marine to hold an umbrella over him?


6 posted on 09/04/2013 6:37:47 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s never to blame. He never takes any responsibility. His leadership skills are worse than nonexistent. He lacks courage and honor. FAIL.


7 posted on 09/04/2013 6:38:31 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: MNGal

Well, yeah. But it’s called the “Jihad Mind Trick” with him. He’s a Muslim, plain and simple.


8 posted on 09/04/2013 6:39:06 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sub-Driver

The world set the red line.

Now, he is blaming the world for making him go on TV and give that embarrassing speech Saturday.

Nothing is ever his fault, not even diarrhea of the mouth.

My gosh, Barrack! Man up!


9 posted on 09/04/2013 6:39:07 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Too bad he doesn’t have that “memory hole” available so he can claim he was “malquoted”.


10 posted on 09/04/2013 6:39:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama: No I didn’t.
Honest... I ran out of gas!
I—I had a flat tire!
I didn’t have enough money for cab fare!
My tux didn’t come back from the cleaners!
An old friend came in from out of town!
Someone stole my car!
There was an earthquake!
A terrible flood! Locusts!
IT WASN’T MY FAULT, I SWEAR TO GOD!!!


11 posted on 09/04/2013 6:39:52 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Sub-Driver
Anyone up for a game of spades? Golf?

A few hands of online poker, maybe?

12 posted on 09/04/2013 6:40:18 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Sub-Driver

He also said that there was no immediate and direct threat to the United States. (He said it was a long term possible future issue).


13 posted on 09/04/2013 6:40:18 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: Gaffer

Lol! Good one!


14 posted on 09/04/2013 6:40:47 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: Sub-Driver

Fortunately for the First Impostor-byFraud,
the MSM will willingly, gladly coverup his lies, as before.


15 posted on 09/04/2013 6:40:53 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: dforest

THE REPORTERS ARE LAUGHING AT HIM!!!!!!!!


16 posted on 09/04/2013 6:41:01 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sub-Driver

Putin must be at least slightly embarrassed. There’s no sport in this whole mess.


17 posted on 09/04/2013 6:41:06 AM PDT by stboz
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To: Sub-Driver

Lies, lies, and more lies.


18 posted on 09/04/2013 6:41:30 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Sub-Driver

FLASHBACK:

“We have been very clear to the Assad regime but also to other players on the ground that a red line for us is, we start seeing a whole bunch of weapons moving around or being utilized,” Obama declared.

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/09/a-thin-case-for-action.php


19 posted on 09/04/2013 6:41:32 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

Let’s roll the tape and watch what he said:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxxwfaIAl_Q


20 posted on 09/04/2013 6:42:07 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Sub-Driver
I’ve got FNC on in the background and my liberal wife says “What’s he babbling about?”. There is Hope for Change.
21 posted on 09/04/2013 6:42:29 AM PDT by McGruff (Strange times are these in which we live...)
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To: massgopguy

So am I, but then I do that all the time. LOL


22 posted on 09/04/2013 6:42:42 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver

23 posted on 09/04/2013 6:42:42 AM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: maggief

A “whole bunch” of chemical weapons. LOL.


24 posted on 09/04/2013 6:43:09 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: MNGal; Gaffer
Yes he did! Is he trying to use the “Jedi Mind Trick” to fool us?

Who are you going to believe Obama or your lying ears?

25 posted on 09/04/2013 6:43:18 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: dforest
Poor man (Obama) has onset dementia

That might explain his new best buddy McCain for discussing world affairs.

Seriously, could drug use as a youth cause early brain function loss in a man in his 50s?

26 posted on 09/04/2013 6:43:30 AM PDT by grania
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To: maggief

http://live.reuters.com/Event/Syria_9

Headlines from Stockholm press conference:

President Obama says the international community cannot be silent in face of “barbarism” of Syrian chemical attack, effective response is needed. Obama says failure to respond to Syrian chemical attack would increase risk of further attacks.

- Credibility of U.S., Congress and intelligence community is on the line — not his credibility personally — in need to uphold chemical weapons ban and respond to Syria attack.

- “I didn’t set a red line, the world set a red line” against the use of chemical weapons

- Has no intention of repeating intelligence mistakes of Iraq war in response to Syria, that evidence is clear that Syrian government used chemical weapons.

- Believe Congress will approved military action against Syria but that as U.S. commander in chief he reserves the right to act in nation’s security interest

- Was not required to submit proposed military action to Congress for approval, but also that he [Obama] is not doing so as an empty exercise

- “Always hopeful” that Russia’s Putin will change his position on supporting Syria’s Assad and will continue to engage with Russia on the issue

- Obama has made appeals directly to Putin on Syria but so far Putin has resisted efforts to achieve U.N. Security Council action


27 posted on 09/04/2013 6:43:36 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh I see. Dear Leader took it upon himself to speak for All of Humanity.

The massive ego of Obama just expands on a daily basis!


28 posted on 09/04/2013 6:43:57 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Sub-Driver

Lying garbage.


29 posted on 09/04/2013 6:44:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Zathras

There was another comedian that had a joke to the effect that a black man could get caught cheating by his girlfriend, in the act, and simply say

“Wuddent me” and refuse to discuss it further.


30 posted on 09/04/2013 6:44:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Thanks, America, for voting for this clown twice.

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31 posted on 09/04/2013 6:44:22 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sub-Driver

From that right wing rag, Slate:
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2013/08/barack_obama_s_red_line_the_president_s_foreign_policy_rhetoric_on_syria.html


As the president has weighed military action, talk of a moral response to the atrocity has been clouded by a discussion of how America’s reputation would suffer if Obama did not act. A year ago, Obama said Syria’s use of chemical weapons would cross a “red line.” If you read his entire answer, Obama tries to dilute his comment almost immediately. He says his “calculus” and his “equation” would change, words that are meant to give him room to move. He didn’t want to box himself into a military-only response. But when you use terms like “red line,” it tends to make people not listen to the rest of the sentence. That’s why you use the term in the first place.


Any other lies you’d like to peddle, Mr. President?


32 posted on 09/04/2013 6:44:35 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Sub-Driver
Oh, so Congress set the "red line," eh?

Boehner, Cantor, McCain, and Graham are fools.

33 posted on 09/04/2013 6:44:48 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Zathras

Well played!


34 posted on 09/04/2013 6:45:26 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Sub-Driver
Sleeze-Ball-AWOL-A-hole...Slip Sliding Away...Pusilanimous POTUS...Putrid Punk.

You LYING B*S*A*D! You COWARD!

You call this LEADERSHIP!?

This Guy is DISGUSTING!

35 posted on 09/04/2013 6:45:33 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: jersey117

Agence France-Presse @AFP 41m

EXCLUSIVE: Syria will not give in ‘even if there is WWIII’: minister


36 posted on 09/04/2013 6:45:51 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s back on the choom.


37 posted on 09/04/2013 6:45:58 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: maggief

“- Obama has made appeals directly to Putin on Syria but so far Putin has resisted efforts to achieve U.N. Security Council action”

What appeals have been made directly to Putin? What is Obama talking about here?

I love the image of Obama “appealing” to Putin. I suspect Putin likes it as well.


38 posted on 09/04/2013 6:46:18 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: SeekAndFind

Watch it get excised before too much more time goes by.

This guy cannot even refer back to his notes for what he said publicly...incapable of recollection. Too bad he never forgets he got elected and just does not fade off back to Chicago.


39 posted on 09/04/2013 6:46:41 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wasn’t me. I’m not in any way responsible for what’s going on. I’m out there every day fighting for these issues. Blah blah blah.


40 posted on 09/04/2013 6:46:55 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Sir Napsalot

Thanks GOP for running two candidates so entirely unacceptable, two election cycles in a row, that that clown was able to be voted into office.


41 posted on 09/04/2013 6:47:03 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Sub-Driver
“We cannot have a situation where chemical or biological weapons are falling into the hands of the wrong people. We have been very clear to the Assad regime — but also to other players on the ground — that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. That would change my calculus; that would change my equation.”

-Baraq Hussein Obama, 20 AUG 2012-

42 posted on 09/04/2013 6:47:13 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: maggief

I surprised he didn’t say “a whole bunch O’ sh#t being moved around”.

LOL He is a dangerous clown for sure.


43 posted on 09/04/2013 6:47:19 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver
August 20, 2012...

“We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized,” the president said a year ago last week. “That would change my calculus. That would change my equation.”
B.0.

Plain as the fly on his face.

44 posted on 09/04/2013 6:47:20 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: ryan71

He is a narcissist and people like that cannot and will not accept the fact that they erred. This explains why his very first instict is to blame someone else and avoid responsibility for any failures.

Narcissists don’t deal well with personal setbacks or challenges to their ego. Obama is about to face his ultimate nemisis: Vladimir Putin. Going to be an interesting face off.


45 posted on 09/04/2013 6:47:30 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is a complete ‘zero’.


46 posted on 09/04/2013 6:48:07 AM PDT by mulligan
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To: Sub-Driver
"First of all, I didn't set a red line,"


47 posted on 09/04/2013 6:48:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: thouworm; penelopesire; kristinn

BREAKING

REUTERS:

U.S. Republican Senator John McCain says he does not back Senate panel draft resolution authorizing use of force in Syria.


48 posted on 09/04/2013 6:49:13 AM PDT by maggief
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To: ryan71
He’s never to blame. He never takes any responsibility. His leadership skills are worse than nonexistent. He lacks courage and honor.

What a wonderful set of qualities for a Commander in Chief who is about to provoke World War III.....


49 posted on 09/04/2013 6:49:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sub-Driver
baghdad bob photo baghdadbob.jpg "I didn't set a red line on Syria."
50 posted on 09/04/2013 6:49:44 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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