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Dear Obama, Itís Time to Return Your Nobel Peace Prize. Hereís Why.
The Daily Beast ^ | 9-6-13 | Kirsten Powers

Posted on 09/07/2013 7:10:41 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

How does a Nobel Peace Prize winner justify launching missile strikes in Syria? Or for that matter, a five-year drone war in the Middle East? Kirsten Powers says: he simply can’t.

Military action is, of course, sometimes necessary to maintain peace. Kosovo and World War II are good examples. But the president has not demonstrated that missile attacks in Syria would do anything to achieve peace. Worse, by all accounts, Obama’s “red line” threat was an off-the-cuff remark, not a well thought-out strategy. The U.S. should not attack another country because the president was careless with his words and now wants to protect his personal credibility.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dailybeast; drones; droningaboutdrones; israel; kirstenpowers; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; russia; strikes; syria; unitedkingdom; war; waronterror

1 posted on 09/07/2013 7:10:41 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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2 posted on 09/07/2013 7:14:41 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

But, but, but, but (to paraphrase Chris Wallace), Obama INTENDS to be peaceful. It’s only others that are forcing him to attack Syria alone.


3 posted on 09/07/2013 7:21:02 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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Barack Obama will "Fundamentally Transform America" into a smoking ruin, BY STARTING WORLD WAR III.
4 posted on 09/07/2013 7:28:15 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She lost me at Kosovo.


5 posted on 09/07/2013 7:28:59 AM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He’s trying to get the Superbowl ring that Putin stole.


6 posted on 09/07/2013 7:29:36 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Travis McGee

Obama, leave off the Dear, the American people want the truth about the four Americans you allowed to be murdered in Benghazi?


7 posted on 09/07/2013 7:32:51 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: afraidfortherepublic

This guy could declare war on the whole world and they would still give him the Nobel Peace Prize. The award became totally meaningless when it was given to him less than 3 months after he became POTUS.


8 posted on 09/07/2013 7:33:06 AM PDT by kempster
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Can’t blame him for accepting the Noble Prize, rather it is the prize givers who should be admonished for giving a prestious (formerly) award to such an obvious shammer.
I have no doubt that the “august” body that presented it to Obama did it to tweak America’s “bigoted” nose.
I will now have to go back into history and see if they did similar things for the Germans before World War II.


9 posted on 09/07/2013 7:33:07 AM PDT by BilLies (WHOSE YOUR DADDY, BARAKO?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Another libtard flakes off....


10 posted on 09/07/2013 7:39:40 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: kempster
"The award became totally meaningless when it was given to him less than 3 months after he became POTUS." I would say it was before that...
11 posted on 09/07/2013 7:44:22 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

Sorry, I agree with you. I forgot about that snake.


12 posted on 09/07/2013 7:45:44 AM PDT by kempster
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To: afraidfortherepublic
How does a Nobel Peace Prize winner justify launching missile strikes in Syria?
How is a community organizer qualified to be the president?
How does a pothead get into Columbia?
How does a mediocre student make Harvard Law Review ?


13 posted on 09/07/2013 7:46:15 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: EEGator

Can’t we just call it the Nobel Piss Prize?


14 posted on 09/07/2013 7:48:11 AM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Military action is, of course, sometimes necessary to maintain peace. Kosovo and World War II are good examples.

Fixed.

From 2001 to the end of the Bush presidency in 2009, 625 American troops died because of the war. Under 0bama’s watch, more than twice that many, some 1,500 soldiers, have died. Tens of thousands of civilians have been killed as well.

It's encouraging that lib, Kirsten Powers, even brings this up this gnawing, disturbing statistic. Thanks to suicidal Rules of Engagement.

But nothing undermines the notion of 0bama as a leader for peace more than his five-year Middle East drone war.

Ya think, Kirsten? Dear Kirsten. Dearest Kirsten. MEMO: Your President is a fraud. An enemy of your country. An enemy of truth.

15 posted on 09/07/2013 7:50:36 AM PDT by USS Johnston (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke)
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To: kempster

Can’t blame you for forgetting him. Goodbye to bad rubbish.


16 posted on 09/07/2013 8:09:30 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: JerseyDvl

I don’t see why not.


17 posted on 09/07/2013 8:10:54 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: mrmeyer

Me too!


18 posted on 09/07/2013 9:06:17 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Obama + Syria = Nobel Peace Prize

Lib logic at it’s finest.


19 posted on 09/07/2013 10:42:51 AM PDT by Vaduz
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