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Assad forces said to use poison gas in new Damascus attack
The Times of Israel ^ | Seo\ptember 12, 2013 | Asher Zeiger

Posted on 09/12/2013 4:29:15 AM PDT by don-o

Syrian rebels claim that the army of President Bashar Assad again used poison gas in an attack on rebel forces in the Damascus area Thursday, an Israel Radio report said.

The report was based on rebel sources, who said the attack took place in the Jobar neighborhood of the capital. The rebel sources said they could not tell what kind of chemical weaponry had been used, but that it was a poison gas of some kind, and was causing injuries, including breathing difficulties.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: assad; chemicalweapons; damascus; iran; israel; lebanon; maheralassad; potassiumfluoride; russia; sarin; sodiumfluoride; syria; syriawar; thebrotherdidit; unitedkingdom; waronterror
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1 posted on 09/12/2013 4:29:15 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Smoke gets in your eyes?


2 posted on 09/12/2013 4:30:22 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: don-o

Somebody get McCain on the line


3 posted on 09/12/2013 4:30:28 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

bs


4 posted on 09/12/2013 4:31:59 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: don-o

Inquiring minds question the timing.

Was the WMD given to the ‘rebels’ (al Qaeda) by
the UK, the CIA, or Obama’s Special Forces?


5 posted on 09/12/2013 4:32:01 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: yldstrk

Could this be a false false flag?


6 posted on 09/12/2013 4:34:50 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o
Every camel in Syria farted at the same time and it caused breathing difficulties, so .. let's report about the wealth of information we have about Assad's role in using chemicals to kill his own people, shall we ?


I used to enjoy reading .. and especially reading about world events .. politics.

Now however, I find myself laughing at the composition(s)

7 posted on 09/12/2013 4:35:58 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: don-o

Apparently he’s getting rid of the gas as promised.


8 posted on 09/12/2013 4:38:04 AM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: don-o

If true now what? We the American people including most of Congress simply don’t have the stomach to entangle ourselves into another Middle East conflict that usually doesn’t work itself out the way the politicians keep telling us how it’s going to happen for our supposedly good (all nicely wrapped up with a nice bow on top. Let Allah sort it out


9 posted on 09/12/2013 4:38:04 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: don-o

Assad had no reason to do this, not with negotiations on the table.

Again...questioning the motives of those involved...the ‘rebels’ have more a reason to create martyrs for their Islamic cause than Assad does to save his status/country by bringing the US hellfire down on his head.


10 posted on 09/12/2013 4:38:31 AM PDT by EBH (America is not judge, jury, and executioner for the world.)
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To: knarf

...or maybe somebody lifted up their burka. It can get pretty raw under there.


11 posted on 09/12/2013 4:38:54 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

A horrible mental picture just ... arose.


12 posted on 09/12/2013 4:40:21 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: don-o

L.O.L.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 4:41:27 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: knarf

Sorry...


14 posted on 09/12/2013 4:41:54 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: don-o

This just in: Assad drops thousands of children into a giant flaming wood chipper. and then devours their souls.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 4:43:17 AM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one
Mike Doran ‏@Doranimated 20m

.@stephenfhayes Must be skeptical of EVERYONE. Assad might have done it to show rebels he's not cowed. If so, Obama has incentive to ignore.

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16 posted on 09/12/2013 4:45:03 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o
Syrian rebels claim...

Well there's a reputable source. Which ones the ones that behead Christians or the Al-Qaeda ones?

17 posted on 09/12/2013 4:46:56 AM PDT by McGruff (No wars for Arab pipelines!)
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To: don-o

Mark Levin said he got word from a friend who knows a Senior Lebanese Army Intel Officer that a considerable amount of chemical weapons are being moved by Assad to caves in the Bekka Valley in Lebanon by Hezbollah)

(at 70:35 on the audio of the Mark Levin show below)

Mark Levin show 9-10-2013

http://www.stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=2591&c=10771&f=1839561


18 posted on 09/12/2013 4:50:13 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: don-o

Telephone intercept: “did you?” “No, did you?” “Nope” [The NSA here finally does some snooping on somebody besides Americans]

Kerry: “Genocide chem attack by Assad....”

Obama: “Red Line”

Kerry: “We MUST attack; we don’t rule out Boots OTG”

UN: “We have a team on the ground investigating..”

Kerry/Power/Rice: “unbelievably small attacks - no boots OTG.” “We have exhausted all diplomatic avenues.”

Obama: “What Red Line? Not me! It was everybody else’s red line.” “Not my credibility. Everyone else’s”

Putin/Assad: “Russia will assume control of CHEMs.”

Kerry/Rice/Power/Obama: “We have a PLAN!” “We performed PERFECTLY” “No need for a vote now”

UN: “We have a good circumstantial case but no hard facts.”

Now, can anyone explain why Putin’s picture of him grabbing and American Flag on Drudge and saying America is not ‘special’ and it is ‘dangerous to think so’ isn’t apropos?

Our corrupt, inept group of experts and posers are the reason Putin can do this and make it stick on the world scene. America’s role in this played out by this administration is no more effective than the old Keystone Cops movies.


19 posted on 09/12/2013 4:50:29 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Bigtigermike

Since it would be crazy for Assad to do so, it strikes me that reports of the rebels having their own gas become more and more probable the more of these kinds of claims that we see.

We also know that al Qaeda and other jihadists groups have no problem with suicide attacks, terror attacks, or even mass self immolations.


20 posted on 09/12/2013 4:50:31 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: McGruff
Which ones the ones that behead Christians or the Al-Qaeda ones?

I know. Obama Syria policy is a two legged stool: Moral outrage and a pipe dream called political process.

21 posted on 09/12/2013 4:51:15 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: McGruff

Which ones?
0bama’s friends and allies.


22 posted on 09/12/2013 4:53:38 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: don-o

It is like watching children lie. Children who have no boundaries and believe everyone is as stupid as they are.


23 posted on 09/12/2013 4:57:10 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: don-o

REBELS = Al Qaeda


24 posted on 09/12/2013 4:59:33 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: don-o

Soooo Whatca gonna do now obammy, ya fool, gonna go play some more golf? Maybe watch ESPN for the 10th time today or ya just gonna play hide the monkey with reggie love?


25 posted on 09/12/2013 4:59:58 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: don-o

Been there.

Done that.

I REFUSE TO BUY THAT ‘T’ SHIRT, THOUGH!


26 posted on 09/12/2013 5:00:43 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The redcoats are coming" -- TO SEIZE OUR GUNS!!--Paul Revere)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

hahahaha lol

oh yeah a Lebanese Intel Officer tells some random friend who tells Levin, what a crock!


27 posted on 09/12/2013 5:02:48 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: don-o

...and why not? Assad knows that Putin has his back.

Now the fun & games really get interesting.

Screw over Obama (easy to do) and rub it in his face, then do it all over again - no fear of US attack or enforcement.

After all, Kerry is speaking with Lavrov...this is diplomacy at it’s best. One side continues to prepare for war while the other plays golf or does some yachting...


28 posted on 09/12/2013 5:03:09 AM PDT by Netz
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To: don-o

Syrian rebels claim

that’s all I needed to read


29 posted on 09/12/2013 5:05:50 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: don-o

This bs


30 posted on 09/12/2013 5:05:55 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: don-o

Ya think??


31 posted on 09/12/2013 5:06:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: EBH
questioning the motives of those involved...the ‘rebels’ have more a reason to create martyrs...

Sorry, have to disagree.

I think Ø has more of a motive for gas to be used than any of {Assad, AQ rebels, Good rebels}. My money is on Ø arranging for it to be used. To Ø, it's a face-saving Putin-stabbing way out.

32 posted on 09/12/2013 5:06:54 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: EBH

Throw logic and reason out the window...we’re dealing with Arabs and Muslims so your Western concepts do not apply.


33 posted on 09/12/2013 5:07:23 AM PDT by Netz
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To: McGruff

“Syrian rebels claim...

Well there’s a reputable source. Which ones the ones that behead Christians or the Al-Qaeda ones? “

Good question,

are these the “good rebels” that are besties with McCain or the “bad” rebels Kerry says they are not engaging with?


34 posted on 09/12/2013 5:07:35 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Gaffer

We should keep in mind throughout all of this what Dinesh D’Souza (see 2016: Obama’s America) says motivates 0bama: he wants American to no longer be the worlds sole super-power. He’s been looking pretty successful lately.


35 posted on 09/12/2013 5:11:04 AM PDT by lwd
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To: austinaero

Wouldn’t surprise me in the least if odumbo had something to do with this assuming it is true. HE wants this war and will do whatever he can to keep the heat on in Syria so he can say, “I told you so”. His ego is too large to let this past. Keeping the Syrian issue alive also takes away the constant drumming at home about his numerous “phony” scandals.


36 posted on 09/12/2013 5:13:26 AM PDT by Progov
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Isn’t ironic that the left and the MSM kept spouting the “Bush lied us into war...” lie while Obama may now be doing it for real. How these people sleep at night is beyond me.
37 posted on 09/12/2013 5:17:25 AM PDT by McGruff (No wars for Arab pipelines!)
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To: don-o

Oh yes, this has to be an accurate account from the unnamed rebels. I mean polleaze, stop doubting, you evil doubters.


38 posted on 09/12/2013 5:18:31 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: don-o

the worst atrocity that assad could commit is to force the rebels to get on moochelle obama’s lunch program.


39 posted on 09/12/2013 5:27:03 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: don-o

Quick get Betty Obag-o-lies on the phone to confirm this!


40 posted on 09/12/2013 5:28:08 AM PDT by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: don-o

Dear American Infidels,

You promised, then got out-snookered. For that reason, the gassing will continue until you start bombing government buildings, AND that precious pipeline.

Signed,
Rebel Cannibalistic Be-heading Jihad Freaks.

Response from Washington:

Look, Putin is really killing us here, and not he’s rubbing it in with a NYT article. Any chance you guys get a-hold of one of those S-300 missles and fire it at an American ship offshore?

Thanks in advance,

O
cc: McCain, Graham, Reid Pelosi
bcc: Boehner, Cantor, and a few billionaires from the House of Saud.


41 posted on 09/12/2013 5:29:17 AM PDT by jimjohn
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To: don-o
The report was based on rebel sources,

Oboma told the rebels (Al Qaeda) all they had to do was use poison gas (and blame it on Assad), and oboma would send in our troops to fight on their behalf. So, they did!
Now, because oboma hasn't run to their aid like he said he would, they're going to try again.
Assad has nothing to gain by using poisonous gas. In fact, his army was winning the war. Al Qaeda has everything to gain by using poisonous gas - especially when oboma promised them he'd be there for them when they did.

Never mind what people say. Watch what they do. Actions always speak louder than words. I don't believe Assad is doing it. I think Al Qaeda is doing it, and oboma really, really, wants to get into Syria to help his boys fight against Assad. His boys are losing!

42 posted on 09/12/2013 5:35:40 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: don-o

Did the boy cry wolf. The sad part will be when they gas us here, because they cannot get any of us to give a hoot about what these animals are doing to each other.


43 posted on 09/12/2013 5:41:54 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: Diogenesis
Was the WMD given to the ‘rebels’ (al Qaeda) by the UK, the CIA, or Obama’s Special Forces?

They came from Iraq (the missing WMDs). While Bush was trying to get the U.N. on board, trucks were lining up and moving out of Iraq and driving into Syria ( FR had the satellite photos of the convoys). Saddam had months to move everything out before the U.S. was allowed to move in. By the time we got into Iraq, the WMDs were long gone.

44 posted on 09/12/2013 5:49:49 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

My question...if Assad is using these weapons, why do we not see pictures of hundreds of dead rebels instead of women and children?


45 posted on 09/12/2013 5:51:01 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: Netz

Dear Zippy, Pelosi, democrats, Boehner, McCain, & RINOs:
cc: Assad, Putin, rebels OPEC

Knock it off.

If your friends want to start fights, just slug it out yourselves without my involvement. I don’t want to hear you bickering about who started it. You are all behaving in an unacceptable manner and you should be ashamed of yourselves. I am not going to take sides in this because all of you are wrong.

You pretend that you’re fighting over some lofty principles (red line) but really you are fighting because someone looked at you wrong (politics) and you aren’t big enough to suck it up. And yes, I know that you’ve also been fighting over who owns that pair of sneakers (oil).

I should never have left you alone with your older brother (Zippy) in charge. But you and he begged for so long and promised that you’d behave. I was always skeptical, but he convinced your mom (emotional voters) that you could be trusted to behave because he was so wise and cool, that everyone would listen to and believe (Nobel Peace Prize) his sophomoric blather (like mom did) and everything would be peachy.

We (conservatives) are on the way home now. We should be pulling into the driveway about 20:16 and walking in the door at 20:17. You’d better start cleaning up now. If I have to clean up after you when I get home, you are going to regret it. You should know better than to mess with me, but you seem to have very short memories. Don’t you remember what happened when we came home after leaving your older brother (Jimmah) in charge?

I’m sorry to say that I really don’t expect much improvement before we get home. Nothing in your track record tells me that you have an ounce of sense or are able to learn from your mistakes. Unfortunately your mom is idealistic, has a short memory, and insists on giving you another chance every now and then.

When your brother Jimmmah was making a mess of the house, we didn’t have any good way to keep tabs on him. The cell phone and home security cameras (internet) weren’t available. But we know a lot of what you’ve been up to. Sure, you’ve gotten away with a few things (coverups and scandals) while hiding in the dark corners where we can’t see you, but eventually there will be enough evidence to figure out what you did. And again, I don’t care who started it. All of you who were in on it are going to be grounded. All of you.

Sincerely,
Dad (the conservative voters of the U.S.)


46 posted on 09/12/2013 5:53:05 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: RC one
This just in: Assad drops thousands of children into a giant flaming wood chipper. and then devours their souls.

Oboma has killed over 200 children himself with drone strikes, and that's just the kids.

Bureau of Investigative Journalism (left wing journalist site)
(http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/category/projects/drones/)

47 posted on 09/12/2013 6:01:28 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: don-o

Show them your Nobel Peace Prize again, Obama.


48 posted on 09/12/2013 6:05:36 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: bigtoona
My question...if Assad is using these weapons, why do we not see pictures of hundreds of dead rebels instead of women and children?

The oboma administration is trying to use emotional propaganda. If they showed clips of Al Qaeda rebels gaging on gas, Americans would just consider it karma!
Thank goodness so far Americans aren't falling for it. Oboma has killed too many kids himself with drone strikes to show concern for kids, and his Born Alive stance on aborted babies discredits his "heartfelt concern" for the lives of the children.
It's OK for him to kill children, but no one else is allowed to "learn" from him? Is that what he's trying to tell us?

49 posted on 09/12/2013 6:12:46 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: don-o
Well, in fairness to Assad, Secretariat of State Kerry and Pres--ent Screwtape DID give him a week to get rid of them.

Or two weeks. Or a month. Or whenever he finds the time in his busy schedule.

50 posted on 09/12/2013 6:18:37 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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