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U.S. Senate panel passes authorization for use of military force in Syria by 10-7 vote
Reuters ^ | September 4, 2013

Posted on 09/04/2013 12:30:22 PM PDT by maggief

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1 posted on 09/04/2013 12:30:22 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

John McCain @SenJohnMcCain 24m

My amendment calling for changing momentum on the battlefield in #Syria passed SFRC by voice vote - a significant measure


2 posted on 09/04/2013 12:31:31 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

edatpost @edatpost

Voting NO on #Syria resolution: Udall (D-N.M.), Murphy, Risch, Rubio, Johnson, Barrasso, Paul

(via REUTERS)


3 posted on 09/04/2013 12:32:38 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Mark Knoller @markknoller

The Senate Committee bill authorizes military action against Syria but not to exceed 90 days and no deployment of troops.


4 posted on 09/04/2013 12:33:18 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Nay Votes: Udall, Murphy, Risch, Rubio, Johnson, Barrasso, Paul.

(according to the comments below).


5 posted on 09/04/2013 12:33:30 PM PDT by DemforBush (Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia!)
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To: maggief

whoops, sorry. Didn’t see your post there.


6 posted on 09/04/2013 12:33:53 PM PDT by DemforBush (Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia!)
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To: maggief

I would like to think that my message to Rubio had an effect. So, which RINOs voted “aye”?


7 posted on 09/04/2013 12:34:07 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: maggief

no blood for oil


8 posted on 09/04/2013 12:35:08 PM PDT by BO Stinkss (Democrats own every single ghetto in America - Just a thought.....)
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To: maggief

Translation:

“We must DO something gentlemen or we will lose our phoney-baloney jobs!”


9 posted on 09/04/2013 12:35:15 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: maggief
John McCain @SenJohnMcCain 24m My amendment calling for changing momentum on the battlefield in #Syria passed SFRC by voice vote - a significant measure

And then the update:

John McCain @SenJohnMcCain 23m

I didn't hear the voice vote because I was playing Angry Birds - their temperament and facial expressions speak to my inner self
10 posted on 09/04/2013 12:35:43 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: clintonh8r

Guessing ...

McCain
Corker
Flake


11 posted on 09/04/2013 12:35:57 PM PDT by maggief
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To: BO Stinkss
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12 posted on 09/04/2013 12:37:55 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: BO Stinkss
no blood for termoil
13 posted on 09/04/2013 12:38:10 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: exit82

“Hurrumph!”


14 posted on 09/04/2013 12:38:12 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: BO Stinkss

“no blood for oil”

Correction:

“no blood for EGO”


15 posted on 09/04/2013 12:38:48 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: maggief

The President has so badly fumbled relations with the Middle East that this is a LOSE-LOSE situation.


16 posted on 09/04/2013 12:39:08 PM PDT by greatvikingone
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To: maggief

In the House hearing Scott Perry from PA (R) just slapped down Jihadi John..

LOL


17 posted on 09/04/2013 12:40:01 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: BO Stinkss

No blood for ego!


18 posted on 09/04/2013 12:40:05 PM PDT by NotTallTex
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To: DemforBush

No problem. Busy news day.


19 posted on 09/04/2013 12:40:09 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Voting YES on #Syria resolution: Boxer, Cardin, Shaheen, Coons, Durbin, Kaine, Corker, Flake, McCain


20 posted on 09/04/2013 12:41:13 PM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: BubbaJunebug

Voting NO on #Syria resolution: Udall (D-N.M.), Murphy, Risch, Rubio, Johnson, Barrasso, Paul


21 posted on 09/04/2013 12:42:29 PM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: BubbaJunebug

(+ Menendez - Aye)

Andrea Mitchell @mitchellreports

Senator Tom Udall says he voted no because thinks will lead to wider war full force of international outrage should come down on Russia/China for blocking UN.


22 posted on 09/04/2013 12:44:07 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

I thought McCain’s e-mail was JohnMcCain@Idiot.com ?


23 posted on 09/04/2013 12:44:58 PM PDT by ZULU (Barack Hussein Obama is the Prince of Misrule)
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To: BubbaJunebug

funny...Boxer and dickhead durbing voted against authorization for use of force against Iraq:

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/107-2002/s237


24 posted on 09/04/2013 12:45:09 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: maggief
obama nobel photo: Obama Nobel Prize Nobel-Prize.jpg
25 posted on 09/04/2013 12:45:10 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: maggief

The real red line...
“ I’M THE PRESIDENT, I GOT ELECTED!”


26 posted on 09/04/2013 12:46:40 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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To: maggief
The Senate Committee bill authorizes military action against Syria but not to exceed 90 days and no deployment of troops.

Great... we'll just commit a little act of war.

27 posted on 09/04/2013 12:47:17 PM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: maggief

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/09/04/breaking-senate-commitee-passes-resolution-approving-military-action-in-syria-n1691409

Republicans McCain, Corker and Flake voted for the resolution. Democratic Senator Ed Markey voted present.


28 posted on 09/04/2013 12:47:43 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

The Senate might be lost, but we can still hope that any deal can be defeated on the House floor.


29 posted on 09/04/2013 12:48:24 PM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: maggief

Let the blood be on this administration’s hands. The American people were against this disaster.

Time to stock up on wet wipes, ramen and lots of ammo.


30 posted on 09/04/2013 12:49:04 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: maggief
Present?..LOL..who does Markey think he is, Obama?

This ratio...if it holds in the full Senate, isn't enough to overcome a filibuster..

31 posted on 09/04/2013 12:49:52 PM PDT by ken5050 (According to Dick Lugar, I'm a "random outlier." Woo Hoo!!!!)
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To: pgyanke

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324577304579054973488682120.html

Mr. McCain had insisted the resolution state that U.S. policy is to “change the momentum’’ in the war. An amendment which added that language, sponsored by Mr. McCain and Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.), also called for an increase in U.S. efforts to provide lethal and non-lethal support for vetted elements of the Syrian rebel opposition.


32 posted on 09/04/2013 12:50:30 PM PDT by maggief
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To: TheThirdRuffian

NOPE “No Blood for Al-Queda”!


33 posted on 09/04/2013 12:51:04 PM PDT by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Has America had anything at stake during the wars started by the last two democrat regimes? They say republicans fight for oil but what do democrats fight for? Politics, to change the news cycle and to help their terrorist buddies.
34 posted on 09/04/2013 12:51:39 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags f All Colors)
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To: maggief; HiJinx; ASA Vet; Progov; Seizethecarp; darkwing104; 2ndDivisionVet; LonePalm; ...

35 posted on 09/04/2013 12:52:33 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: bgill

The American people are indeed against this disaster and healthcare disaster and common core disaster and immigration disaster.....ya get the feeling it doesn’t matter what we think?


36 posted on 09/04/2013 12:52:53 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: maggief
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/mccain-amendment-us-policy-to-change-momentum-in

The two McCain amendments to that effect, co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), change the non-binding Statement of Policy in the resolution to say:

It is the policy of the United States to change the momentum on the battlefield in Syria so as to create favorable conditions for a negotiated settlement that ends the conflict and leads to a democratic government in Syria.

The amendments point to degrading the Assad regime's chemical weapons capability and the arming of Syrian opposition as means of reversing the situation on the ground in Syria, where the Assad regime is generally considered to be winning.

The language appears to address McCain's concerns about the resolution that he voiced Wednesday morning when he said he would not support the resolution as it was then written. McCain has consistently said he supports further U.S. intervention in Syria to topple Assad.

The White House has repeatedly said that its goal with military intervention is not “regime change.”

37 posted on 09/04/2013 12:53:02 PM PDT by maggief
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To: BubbaJunebug
Obama 2008... He called Bush's intervention in Iraq "a dumb war. A rash war. A war based not on reason, but on passions, not on principle, but on politics. I know that an invasion of Iraq, without a clear rationale and without strong international support, will only fan the flames of the Middle East, and encourage the worst, rather than the best, impulses of the Arab world, and strengthen the recruitment of al-Qaeda."

and so here we are hung on his own petard....

38 posted on 09/04/2013 12:53:03 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: God luvs America

Did Babs volunteer to be the first one in Syria?


39 posted on 09/04/2013 12:53:03 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: maggief

Of course the Senate would. It’s democrat territory.

It’s “Bush, The Search for WMD - Another Faith-based Initiative” democrat, peace-nik front-liners.

These are the peace-lovers, the peace-niks: “War is a registered trademark of the Bush administration an unholy owned subsidiary of corporate America”

Hypocrites.

They believe in power, not peace.


40 posted on 09/04/2013 12:53:30 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: maggief

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

Notes from ABC interview with U.S. Senator Risch, who voted no on Syria resolution:

Senator Risch: “We’re talking about using the might and power of the U.S. military... I don’t view this as a matter of national security... had [Syria President] Assad used chemical weapons against any American ... or allies [names Israel], this would have been a no-brainer for me”

Risch continues: “Chemical weapons do not meet international norm but remember this isn’t first time this happened... [Assad] has been using for 14 months... Saddam Hussein used it on his own people, Kurds, Iranians... U.S. and international community didn’t rise up... that’s not an excuse... it’s a really, really bad thing to do... the question is what should response be and by who”


41 posted on 09/04/2013 12:54:44 PM PDT by maggief
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To: ExTexasRedhead

No, but McCain added an amendment that your kid or grandkid may be sent in to fight the savages so that the Saudis can get what they want.


42 posted on 09/04/2013 12:54:55 PM PDT by dforest
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To: dforest

Anyone ask McLame when he leaves for Syria?


43 posted on 09/04/2013 12:56:10 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: maggief

The White House Dumbasses are making the calculation that Russia and Iran are going to do nothing, and just let it happen, even after what happened with the Russians that caused Obama to backtrack and go to congress.

Anytime anyone asks about military responses, these people say “CLASSIFIED SESSION!!”.

And the media just doesn’t seem to care. can you just imagine this happening under Bush?


44 posted on 09/04/2013 12:56:26 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: maggief

Arizona Freepers please call your elected loon and voice your opinions.


45 posted on 09/04/2013 12:56:52 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: All

Dem

Robert Menendez - NJ . Y
Barbara Boxer - CA . Y
Benjamin L. Cardin - MD . Y
Jeanne Shaheen - NH . Y
Christopher Coons - DE . Y
Richard J. Durbin - IL . Y
Tom Udall - NM . N
Chris Murphy - CT . N
Tim Kaine - VA . Y
Edward J. Markey - MA . P
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Rep
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Bob Corker - TN . Y
James E. Risch - ID . N
Marco Rubio - FL . N
Ron Johnson - WI . N
Jeff Flake - AZ . Y
John McCain - AZ . Y
John Barrasso - WY . N
Rand Paul - KY . N

Y-Yes N-No P-Present
46 posted on 09/04/2013 12:57:55 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

He really does not care. Ms. McBoob is not going to volunteer to have her heart ripped out and eaten.


47 posted on 09/04/2013 12:58:28 PM PDT by dforest
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To: BigEdLB

Flake is McCain’s poodle.


48 posted on 09/04/2013 1:01:05 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (DC, it's Versailles on the Potomac but without the food and culture)
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To: BigEdLB
Thanks for the recap.

#


49 posted on 09/04/2013 1:03:31 PM PDT by maggief
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To: TheThirdRuffian

50 posted on 09/04/2013 1:03:41 PM PDT by GraceG
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