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Tehran sending ‘message’ as warships approach US
Jerusalem Post ^ | 02/09/2014 | JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS

Posted on 02/08/2014 5:17:35 PM PST by arthurus

Iranian naval fleets were on their way across the Atlantic Ocean and headed toward the US, the Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

“Iran’s military fleet is approaching the United States’ maritime borders, and this move has a message,” Adm. Afshin Rezayee Haddad of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet was quoted as saying.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aipac; emp; globaljihad; iran; iranwarships; jihad; lebanon; russia; syria; threat; waronterror; warships
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1 posted on 02/08/2014 5:17:35 PM PST by arthurus
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To: arthurus

we’re not getting enough target practice?


2 posted on 02/08/2014 5:18:47 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: arthurus

This is what happens when a weak, cowardly, stupid community organizer occupies the white house. Our enemies know he has no balls.


3 posted on 02/08/2014 5:20:22 PM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: arthurus

If they’re stupid enough to engage a U.S. Navy vessel.....


4 posted on 02/08/2014 5:21:55 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: arthurus

If Iranian naval fleets are headed toward the US, who is guarding their shores? I know, it’s a rhetorical question because of the Muslim in the White House won’t do squat, but I had to ask.


5 posted on 02/08/2014 5:23:57 PM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: arthurus

Sorry Ayatollah, they must have accidentally strayed into the Bermuda triangle and disappeared. We’ll let you know if we find anything.


6 posted on 02/08/2014 5:24:40 PM PST by Ironfocus
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To: arthurus
Fars first reported on an Iranian Navy fleet of warships making its way across the Atlantic Ocean in January 2014. At the time, they reported that the ships would sail for at least three months.

Didn't the Mayflower make it in less time than that?

7 posted on 02/08/2014 5:24:50 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: arthurus

8 posted on 02/08/2014 5:25:24 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: LouAvul

yep


9 posted on 02/08/2014 5:25:36 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: arthurus

iran’s “fleet” is a destroyer and an oiler. forgive me if I don’t wet my pants.


10 posted on 02/08/2014 5:26:15 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Secret Agent Man

“we’re not getting enough target practice?”

You are an arrogant american.

We can not shoot down the super sonic cruise missles that Iran may or may not have courtesy of china or russia.

Having a nuke for a warhead would be castastrophic.


11 posted on 02/08/2014 5:26:55 PM PST by staytrue
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To: A Formerly Proud Canadian

the attack of the green park benches?


12 posted on 02/08/2014 5:27:36 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: arthurus
This is due only to the wimp Muslim sympathizer we have in the WH.
13 posted on 02/08/2014 5:27:47 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: arthurus

“The fleet, consisting of a destroyer and a helicopter-carrying supply ship, began its voyage last month from the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas. The ships, carrying some 30 navy academy cadets for training along with their regular crews, are on a three-month mission.”

Unless they’re carrying a nuke on a suicide mission, drug smugglers are a bigger threat.


14 posted on 02/08/2014 5:28:11 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Secret Agent Man
"we’re not getting enough target practice?"

Considering who ultimately commands our Navy presently...I'd say it's more probable that the Iranians will be pulling liberty in DeBlasios NYC.

15 posted on 02/08/2014 5:29:35 PM PST by VR-21 (Next Stop, Willoughby.)
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To: arthurus

POSOTUS is probably hiding under the bed in the Lincoln bedroom all wee-weed up.


16 posted on 02/08/2014 5:30:23 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Ironfocus
the great leader responds to the loss of his muslim brother's "warships"...


17 posted on 02/08/2014 5:31:13 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: arthurus

Well why not, we’re evacuating the oceans as fast as we can.


18 posted on 02/08/2014 5:31:24 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: arthurus
NYC is prolly their port of call...
19 posted on 02/08/2014 5:31:52 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: arthurus

Now is the time to see if those 16-inch rifles on the battleship ‘Missouri’ still work.


20 posted on 02/08/2014 5:32:19 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: arthurus

This is the country who has displayed phony stealth fighters and claims to have put a monkey into orbit. I’ll believe their claims when the ships actually show up somewhere.


21 posted on 02/08/2014 5:33:32 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: LouAvul

>Our enemies know he has no balls.<

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Our enemies know that he is on their side.


22 posted on 02/08/2014 5:33:55 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: MeshugeMikey
Wooden park benches float better than these after they've been hit with missiles or CWIS.

23 posted on 02/08/2014 5:35:38 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind, but now I see...)
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To: 353FMG

Yes this. That muslim devil is not stupid. He’s diabolical. Never forget that.


24 posted on 02/08/2014 5:38:30 PM PST by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: LouAvul

I heard the othe rnight that Obama is no longer considered the most powerful man in the world. That is because everyone knows what a coward he is.


25 posted on 02/08/2014 5:39:24 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: arthurus

People will stop laughing when the Iranian Navy hooks tactical nukes onto a squadron of drones and flies them into downtown Washington D.C.


26 posted on 02/08/2014 5:39:27 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: staytrue

Oh please, rediscover your backbone.


27 posted on 02/08/2014 5:39:31 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: arthurus
They have a torquoise submarine! The Beatles would be so jealous.
28 posted on 02/08/2014 5:39:31 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: arthurus

I’m waiting for at least 2 FReepers to reassert their position taken yesterday that they (and NK) have every right to take an aggressive posture against us.


30 posted on 02/08/2014 5:40:20 PM PST by expat1000
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To: F15Eagle

Don’t forget the fags lead and roam the ships freely now. It’s not the same navy you and I were in.


31 posted on 02/08/2014 5:40:59 PM PST by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: arthurus

32 posted on 02/08/2014 5:42:46 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: zeestephen

Gee, and what would happen to Iran if they did such a thing? Assuming the Coward in Chief was in D.C. and was killed along with the bulk of our Federal Government, what do you think our response would be?

And I mean the response of what is left of our military chain of command.

Would you want to be anywhere near Iran if it came to such a scenario?


33 posted on 02/08/2014 5:44:53 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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34 posted on 02/08/2014 5:44:53 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: diverteach

That gif, sir, rocks!


35 posted on 02/08/2014 5:47:40 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: FARS

Ping.


36 posted on 02/08/2014 5:48:31 PM PST by thecodont
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To: expat1000

Is there an implied EMP threat here? Warships, or any ships, that get close to the coast would have an easy time launching a missile up over the USA. Our antimissile response would have to be near instantaneous and 100%. A freighter could launch one or two of those things. A couple of warships would surely have a capacity to launch a bunch of them simultaneously.


37 posted on 02/08/2014 5:49:48 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: 3boysdad

That might scare the Iranians right there!! lol


38 posted on 02/08/2014 5:51:38 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: jazusamo
This is due only to the wimp Muslim sympathizer we have in the WH.
39 posted on 02/08/2014 5:51:52 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: F15Eagle

Meh.


40 posted on 02/08/2014 5:52:26 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: arthurus

America’s once proud foreign policy has gone to sh*t while Kerry plays with himself and Hillary whines that she had nothing to do with Benghazi.


41 posted on 02/08/2014 5:53:59 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: F15Eagle

Do they want their entire fleet nuked on low, medium, or high?


42 posted on 02/08/2014 5:56:21 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: LouAvul
This is what happens when a weak, cowardly, stupid community organizer occupies the white house. Our enemies know he has no balls.

Our enemy know he's on their side.
43 posted on 02/08/2014 5:56:29 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: arthurus

People can deny reality all they want, but EMP is a poor man’s game changer. While I think most estimates and predictions are exaggerated the damage would be catastrophic.

We would be wise to stockpile replacements for key electrical infrastructure (just in case).


44 posted on 02/08/2014 5:56:56 PM PST by volunbeer
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To: F15Eagle

> If they’re stupid enough to engage a U.S. Navy vessel.....

You forget the recent sissification of our military....


45 posted on 02/08/2014 5:57:18 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: arthurus
Is it just me or are Freepers losing their spines along with their wits?

What implied threat are you referring to? Iran's laughable “fleet”?

Perhaps you never considered that The Soviets, and now Russia, along with China, have previously had nuclear tipped missiles in subs patrolling off our coast, and it's almost %100 likely they also have them off of our coasts right this minute. That's the nature of the world we've lived in for over 60 years now in the case of Russia, and more recently China.

I don't hear people constantly pissing and moaning about that reality on this board, yet you have Iran float a couple of ships over to our neighborhood and all of a sudden nuke's will be raining down on our capitol or EMP bursts are imminent!

Honestly, get a grip!

46 posted on 02/08/2014 5:57:21 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: arthurus

Preparations for an emp launch from a ship near our border.


47 posted on 02/08/2014 5:57:53 PM PST by R0CK3T
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To: arthurus
I wonder if they know about the submarines Bamuda Triangle?


48 posted on 02/08/2014 5:58:16 PM PST by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: caver

> If Iranian naval fleets are headed toward the US, who is guarding their shores? I know, it’s a rhetorical question because of the Muslim in the White House won’t do squat, but I had to ask.

Well if they’re going to do any damage to the U.S. Kalifornia would be a good start with the homes of Pelosi, Feinstein, and Boxer, and the moral capitol of the world, San Francisco.


49 posted on 02/08/2014 6:01:36 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: zeestephen
People will stop laughing when the Iranian Navy hooks tactical nukes onto a squadron of drones and flies them into downtown Washington D.C.

D.C. you say? I think I would send them thank you cards. D.C. has caused a LOT of the problems in the world today (Not America, D.C. and it's filthy politicians).

50 posted on 02/08/2014 6:02:08 PM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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