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Gaffe-prone John Kerry suggests governing war-torn Libya is as easy as running Massachusetts
Mail online ^ | May 16, 2014 | FRANCESCA CHAMPERS

Posted on 05/16/2014 11:21:12 AM PDT by Kaslin

War-torn African country Libya could get back on track if it wanted to, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested on Thursday.

Kerry insinuated that it shouldn't be too hard for Libya and its population of just over six million people given the country's small size and wealth of resources.

After all, Libya's roughly the same size as his home state of Massachusetts, the former Senator said.

'I know something about what you can provide when you want to.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benghaziwar; johnkerry; kerry; libya; lurch; radicalislam; secstate; secstatekerry; sos; traitor

1 posted on 05/16/2014 11:21:12 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

And the U.S. Media can’t figure out why Russia’s Lavrov, and the rest of the world just laugh in this guy’s face, can they....


2 posted on 05/16/2014 11:22:20 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Kaslin

“It’s good to be King.”

3 posted on 05/16/2014 11:22:24 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Kaslin

and he thinks Procol Harum is a terrorist group. By the way, he served in Vietnam.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 11:23:35 AM PDT by llevrok (Say it loud ! - I'm straight and proud !!!)
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To: Kaslin

“You know, education, if you make the most of it, you study hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you can do well. If you don’t, you get stuck being Secretary of State.”


5 posted on 05/16/2014 11:24:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Kaslin
'I know something about what you can provide when you want to.'

He went on to recommend that Libya fake some war injuries and then marry a creepy old rich broad. "I don't know, somebody like Eritrea or something... I think they might be rich... not sure."

6 posted on 05/16/2014 11:24:06 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Kaslin

He must be talking about another Libya ,same size ,LOL


7 posted on 05/16/2014 11:24:53 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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8 posted on 05/16/2014 11:25:10 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Kaslin

... but do they have Kennedys...?


9 posted on 05/16/2014 11:25:47 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Kaslin

bttt


10 posted on 05/16/2014 11:27:13 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: Kaslin
John Kerry suggests governing war-torn Libya is as easy as running Massachusetts

I nominate John Kerry to go try.

11 posted on 05/16/2014 11:28:58 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: llevrok

For a whole four month and don’t you forget it


12 posted on 05/16/2014 11:38:37 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Maybe Obama & Kerry can prop up another Muslim Brotherhood government.

They might be more successful in Lybia since most of the country belongs to one islamic extremest organization or another.

13 posted on 05/16/2014 11:39:00 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Kaslin
After all, Libya's roughly the same size as his home state of Massachusetts, the former Senator said.

For the record, Libya's almost 100 times the size of Massachussetts:


14 posted on 05/16/2014 11:41:12 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
No. I would not want him running things there.

There are actually some nice people in Massachusetts...

15 posted on 05/16/2014 11:44:09 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Kaslin

Just think of him as a guy living off of his wife’s dead husband’s fortune....or Joe Biden with a Vietnam Service ribbon....


16 posted on 05/16/2014 12:01:05 PM PDT by clintonh8r (#Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Kaslin
C'mon, John put your thinking cap on and try real hard to think of differences between Massachusetts and Libya.

Libya is governed by Muslim extremists? Very good, John. You can now wear your happy hat.

17 posted on 05/16/2014 12:02:36 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

Kerry is a moron


18 posted on 05/16/2014 12:03:49 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: llevrok

I’ll bet Manny Ortiz gets a big kick out of this.

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/john-kerry-and-the-red-sox-a-love-story-86937.html

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19 posted on 05/16/2014 12:05:06 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Kaslin

Hey, J F’n K - In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a big difference between running Massachusetts and running for election in Massachusetts. You’ve only done the latter.


20 posted on 05/16/2014 12:11:56 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Kaslin
Boy is he wrong. I mean, Libya isn't nearly as corrupt, debt-ladden or Communistic as Massachusetts.
21 posted on 05/16/2014 12:29:18 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Kaslin

Yeah, he would totally dock his ship in Algeria or Egypt to save on taxes.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 12:35:48 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Kaslin

Libya (1759540 km²) is 64.63 times as big as Massachusetts (US) (27226 km²).
Lurch is full of ____.


23 posted on 05/16/2014 12:39:52 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: WayneS
There are actually some nice people in Massachusetts...

Good lobster rolls and chowdah too.

24 posted on 05/16/2014 12:51:50 PM PDT by llevrok (Say it loud ! - I'm straight and proud !!!)
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To: Mears
I’ll bet Manny Ortiz gets a big kick out of this.

Oh that's just Juanny bein' Juanny..... (who also served in Vietnam).

25 posted on 05/16/2014 12:55:06 PM PDT by llevrok (Say it loud ! - I'm straight and proud !!!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Kerry should turn in his passport though while leaving.


26 posted on 05/16/2014 1:15:31 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Kaslin

Easier said than done after your country is bombed into rubble and left to deal with a dozen competing terrorist organizations.


27 posted on 05/16/2014 1:27:13 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Kaslin

How would he know? He never ran anything bigger than his mouth.


28 posted on 05/16/2014 2:26:24 PM PDT by wildbill
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To: Kaslin

Kerry is an idiot


29 posted on 05/16/2014 10:00:32 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kaslin

Would it be impolite to mention that this moron who is making this country a laughing stock for the rest of the Diplomatic world was the 2004 Democrat nominee for President and came just a few voting percentage point away from actually being elected.

Or that he has never had a real job since being booted out of the Navy 40 some years ago. Marrying rich wives may hard work but it is not a job


30 posted on 05/16/2014 11:36:52 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Mears

He said it as Manny OrtEz-pronounced with soft e. Howie Carr plays this one from time to time on the radio show.


31 posted on 05/17/2014 5:31:42 AM PDT by BonRad (The world is full of educated derelicts-Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Kaslin
Fewer potholes?

Fewer Massholes?

32 posted on 05/18/2014 12:32:43 PM PDT by x
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To: x

fewer Kennedys


33 posted on 05/18/2014 1:00:24 PM PDT by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.ha)
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To: Kaslin

Libya Total Area: 700,000 sq miles

Massachusetts Area: 10,554 sq. miles.

Yeah, I suppose give or take a few square miles that’s pretty close.


34 posted on 05/18/2014 2:30:45 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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