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Stance on Syria: Obama Is a Failure
The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | September 3, 2013 | By Michael Sun

Posted on 09/05/2013 7:02:17 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

With President Obama now seeking the assistance of perennial right-wing war hawk John McCain, war with Syria now seems inevitable. Obama’s stance on this issue is the latest blunder in a presidency that now clearly resembles George W. Bush’s more than that of any respectable progressive administration.

It is still almost unfathomable to me that liberals continue to lionize the massive fraud that is Barack Obama — a man who rode a wave of rhetoric and hype all the way to the presidency over vastly more qualified progressives. If he does go through with this attack on Syria, then can we at least revoke his Nobel Peace Prize?

(Excerpt) Read more at cornellsun.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: failure; obama; redline; syria

1 posted on 09/05/2013 7:02:17 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The liberal left now turn on Obama. They now see his fascism.

About time.

Good Read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


2 posted on 09/05/2013 7:04:25 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
He says he never drew a line in the sand, he said he just inherited this mess like all the others. He heard about it on vacation on the news just like Benghazi
3 posted on 09/05/2013 7:05:39 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Cornell Daily Sun? Its just now dawning on some of these millennials who voted for Obama, that they may just have to die for him.


4 posted on 09/05/2013 7:09:02 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Be fair, Obama won The Alfred Newman “Piece Of Work” prize.


5 posted on 09/05/2013 7:10:53 AM PDT by dforest
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To: allendale

“that they may just have to die for him” ....or country

Not very likely........the real 1% are the students and graduates of Ivy League schools since 1960.


6 posted on 09/05/2013 7:12:40 AM PDT by BilLies (WHOSE YOUR DADDY, BARAKO?)
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To: sickoflibs
He says he never drew a line in the sand, he said he just inherited this mess like all the others.,p>

Obama Warns Syria Not To Cross 'RED LINE'

(CNN) -- August 21, 2012

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should heed U.S. warnings to neither use nor move chemical or biological weapons, lest he risk crossing a "red line" and provoke a U.S. military response, President Barack Obama said Monday.

"We cannot have a situation where chemical or biological weapons are falling into the hands of the wrong people," Obama told reporters at the White House. "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."

"We have communicated in no uncertain terms with every player in the region that that's a red line for us and that there would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."


7 posted on 09/05/2013 7:14:23 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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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No, the Cornell Daily Sun has totally gotten it wrong. Obama’s actions do NOT make him a clone of George W. Bush. Obama’s actions are those of the failed Jimmy Carter years, except they are on steroids. Obama is America's WORST President; Carter is now its second.
8 posted on 09/05/2013 7:15:16 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They’d still vote for him if he were able to run again. All talk.


9 posted on 09/05/2013 7:22:32 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

...presidency that now clearly resembles George W. Bush’s...


Um, Bush’s request to attack followed 9/11. The congress overwhelmingly voted to approve of the attacks in an environment where we had been attacked and the two countries had, of their own accord, risen to the top of the heap of enemies of the US - at least the ones we can even consider force against.

Regarding Syria, there is no justification for us meddling there. None. Zippo. Nada.


10 posted on 09/05/2013 7:23:28 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Candor7

“A Short Guide to the Middle East”

Iran is backing Assad. Gulf states are
against Assad! Assad is against Muslim
Brotherhood. Muslim Brotherhood and Obama
are against General Sisi [Egypt]! But Gulf states
are pro Sisi! Which means they are against Muslim
Brotherhood! Iran is pro Hamas, but Hamas
is backing Muslim Brotherhood! Obama is
backing Muslim Brotherhood, yet Hamas is
against the U.S.! Gulf states are pro United
States. But Turkey is with Gulf states
against Assad; yet Turkey is pro Muslim
Brotherhood against General Sisi. And ...
General Sisi is being backed by the Gulf
states! Welcome to the Middle East and have
a nice day.


11 posted on 09/05/2013 7:24:11 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

oblunder


12 posted on 09/05/2013 7:35:42 AM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“The military-industrial complex is salivating at the prospect of yet another war, regardless of the cost in U.S. lives and treasure.”

I have 2 active-duty children and I think I have a good idea of the military’s response to Obama’s Syria policy: from my vantage point, there is no enthusiasm for getting involved at all.


13 posted on 09/05/2013 7:35:56 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

this issue is the latest blunder in a presidency that now clearly resembles George W. Bush’s

**********

Obamas failures ARE HIS OWN failures. He is incompetent and has failed to do the job required of the president of this great country. This job does not require a president to be a great golfer, a protector of homosexuality, finding a great place to vacation, spit on the constitution, or fly on AF1 constantly to be a perpetual campaigner. Nor does it require a president to read someone elses words from a teleprompter because he is not capable of speaking on his own.

History will prove that Bush was twice the president and his legacy will be proven wIth time. Obama will forever be compared to CaRter, but even Carter, anti-semite that he is, will fare better than the current illiterate that occupies our WH.


14 posted on 09/05/2013 7:37:34 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“right-wing” John McCain

snort!


15 posted on 09/05/2013 7:40:03 AM PDT by kidd (No blood for ego)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ultimate Marxist slap, comparing him to George Bush. Bush was a CIC who knew what he was doing and Iraq is better for it. How about Egypt or Libya?

Pray for America to Wake Up


16 posted on 09/05/2013 7:41:30 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You would think Zero would lament or be horrified being chosen by Juan MClaim and Linseed Graham as a good guy wanting to do the right thing..

But NO Zero sees it as victory.. the “Dark Side” is very PeeWee Hermanesque..
like a teenaged girl sitcom..

The entertainment never STOPS...


17 posted on 09/05/2013 7:50:50 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

As usual you capture the whole mess in a nutshell, and we sure as hell do not need to be any part of it. Let them kill each other off.


18 posted on 09/05/2013 7:56:27 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Can I borrow that?


19 posted on 09/05/2013 8:03:23 AM PDT by silentreignofheroes
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To: mardi59

He is hardly a great golfer.


20 posted on 09/05/2013 8:15:35 AM PDT by steve8714 (Any homosexual man can marry any woman he wants. Just like the President.)
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To: Candor7

They turn on him and they at the voting both they will still vote for him ten times.

These are Democrats and the ends justify the means.


21 posted on 09/05/2013 8:29:12 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When an author refers to Juan McLame as “right-wing” they’ve immediately destroyed any shred of credibility they may have once had. Couldn’t continue reading. Sorry.


22 posted on 09/05/2013 8:44:13 AM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( ))))
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To: steve8714

But he runs to the golf course constantly looking for his balls.


23 posted on 09/05/2013 9:03:45 AM PDT by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Failure would be a step up for him.


24 posted on 09/05/2013 10:01:05 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Obama’s stance on this issue is the latest blunder in a presidency that now clearly resembles George W. Bush’s more than that of any respectable progressive administration.”
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Of course that is true but only because there has never been a “respectable” progressive administration so it resembles anything, including a Chinese lesbian fire drill held in a Chicago bathhouse, more than it resembles a respectable progressive administration.


25 posted on 09/05/2013 3:10:43 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All

26 posted on 09/05/2013 3:16:20 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: mardi59

I know it was unintentional but to call George W. Bush “twice the president” as Obama just may be the unkindest thing I have ever heard said about him.

Damning with faint praise
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Damning with faint praise is an English idiom for words that effectively condemn by seeming to offer praise which is too moderate or marginal to be considered praise at all.[1] In other words, this phrase identifies the act of expressing a compliment so feeble that it amounts to no compliment at all, or even implies a kind of condemnation.[2]

The concept can be found in the work of the Hellenistic sophist and philosopher, Favorinus (c. 110 AD), who observed that faint and half-hearted praise was more harmful than loud and persistent abuse.[3]

The explicit phrasing of the modern English idiomic expression was first published by Alexander Pope in his 1734 poem, “Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot” in Prologue to the Satires.[4]

Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer,
And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer;
Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike,
Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike.

— “Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot” by Alexander Pope (1688–1744)[5]


27 posted on 09/05/2013 3:17:07 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Brilliant!
28 posted on 09/05/2013 4:11:43 PM PDT by hummingbird (Don't be afraid of the big words.)
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To: Candor7
The liberal left now turn on Obama. They now see his fascism.

I disagree. The whimpering from the Left is more like a lover's quarrel than a repudiation.

They still worship him and everything that excretes from him. They will forgive him and make up soon enough.

29 posted on 09/05/2013 4:17:25 PM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: sickoflibs

The chemical weapons thing happened on Aug. 21.....WAS OBAMA ON VACATION????? I think he was......sure wasn’t important enough for him then!!


30 posted on 09/05/2013 4:38:27 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Vaduz

Obama is NOT a failure!! He has succeeded in “fundamentally transforming” our once fine country into a CESSPOOL of GAYS this...GAYS that.....HealthCare destruction, etc.


31 posted on 09/05/2013 4:41:12 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Skooz
The left still worship him (Obama)

I'm not so sure. They were already disillusioned because of Snowden being called a traitor by Obama and the crazy obsessive attempts to hunt him down. They like their internet freedom, and that's pretty much gone. Benghazi didn't sit well with them. And now this warmongering?

It might've been slow coming, but I really think the Obama supporters have had it.

32 posted on 09/05/2013 4:48:17 PM PDT by grania
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
With President Obama now seeking the assistance of perennial right-wing war hawk John McCain, war with Syria now seems inevitable.

War with Syria? No, it's a permanent alliance with alQaeda that Obama apparently wants. He has done little else in the last 3 year but feed them weapons, money, and cover so that they can rally during their "Arab Spring". Now he wants to loan them the US military for their personal uses for the next 2-3 years.

33 posted on 09/06/2013 5:00:16 AM PDT by Teacher317 (Obama is failing faster than I can lower my expectations.)
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To: Ann Archy

He has NOT succeeded in “fundamentally transforming” our once fine country.
He has opened many eye to his plan to transform the nation he is a failure 100%.


34 posted on 09/07/2013 9:37:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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