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President Obama on Iraq: Assistance, but no military action
Communities Digital News ^ | 6-15-14 | Jacquie Kubin

Posted on 06/15/2014 7:29:39 PM PDT by kingattax

WASHINGTON – President Obama said on Friday he is weighing options for countering the violent Islamic insurgency in Iraq, but he warned government leaders in Baghdad the U.S. will not take military action unless they move to address deep political troubles.

“We’re not going to allow ourselves to be dragged back into a situation in which, while we’re there we’re keeping a lid on things, and after enormous sacrifices by us, after we’re not there, people start acting in ways that are not conducive to the long-term stability and prosperity of the country,” Obama said from the South Lawn of the White House.

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1 posted on 06/15/2014 7:29:39 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Kinetic action is called for, specifically, getting the 8-iron out to navigate a treacherous sand trap.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 7:31:28 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: kingattax

There’s better ways to say that, all starting with, “We stand behind the duly constituted government of Iraq 100%”


3 posted on 06/15/2014 7:32:43 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: kingattax

Pallets of MREs on the way. That should help tremendously.


4 posted on 06/15/2014 7:33:31 PM PDT by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: kingattax

He sent a big boat to look scary, whaddya want?/sarc


5 posted on 06/15/2014 7:34:49 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Flag_This

Just wait until Moochelle issues a hashtag!!

THAT will send ISIS running skeered!


6 posted on 06/15/2014 7:36:40 PM PDT 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: coloradan

“Assistance”...145 yards out, dogleg left, traps left and right...use your seven iron.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 7:38:50 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: kingattax

I don’t want him to do anything but its too late even if I did.

Besides, he’s an idiot for suggesting that Iraq does something about the political system in the middle of the country being overrun.


8 posted on 06/15/2014 7:39:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: kingattax
Can we amp up our hashtag twits? That'll teach 'em

Unleash the dogs of war and cry havoc.

9 posted on 06/15/2014 7:41:50 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: F15Eagle

Ah, your post 6 beat mine...


10 posted on 06/15/2014 7:42:42 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: cripplecreek
Besides, he’s an idiot for suggesting that Iraq does something about the political system in the middle of the country being overrun.

Very well said. When your neighbor's house is on fire, you don't just stand there and lecture him about fire safety. But I guess that if you're Obama, that's exactly what you do.

11 posted on 06/15/2014 7:47:57 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: kingattax

ISIS must have been assured Zippo wasn’t going to do anything otherwise they wouldn’t have been bumper to bumper in a long convoy the way they were.


12 posted on 06/15/2014 7:48:41 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Leaning Right

LOL I’ll help you put out the fire as soon as you put a committee together to develop a fire plan, get EPA approvals and submit your plans to my staff in triplicate.


13 posted on 06/15/2014 7:51:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: kingattax

The only person standing between Obama and his well-deserved Impeachment is crybaby Speaker of the House, John Boehner, PERIOD.


14 posted on 06/15/2014 7:53:07 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: kingattax

Maybe he could send one of Moochell’s lunch menus to help out.


15 posted on 06/15/2014 7:54:45 PM PDT by jetson
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To: kingattax

Obama sends reinforcements ti Iraq:

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That should scare the hell out of ISIS, right??


16 posted on 06/15/2014 8:20:00 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: kingattax

Iraq could have kept an American force in-country, but chose not to. Obama is an idiot, but his big failure is aiding the same Islamic jerkoffs on Syria. McCain is just as big an idiot and for the same reasons.

Obviously, the best and brightest in this country aren’t going into politics. I’m pretty much speechless on how screwed up things are as Obama sycophants pretend the flood of stupidity out of the Whitehouse is perfectly okay and great leadership.


17 posted on 06/15/2014 8:26:06 PM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: Leaning Right
Besides, he’s an idiot for suggesting that Iraq does something about the political system in the middle of the country being overrun.

Very well said. When your neighbor's house is on fire, you don't just stand there and lecture him about fire safety. But I guess that if you're Obama, that's exactly what you do.

Actually if you're mr. mulato you're probably grinning because you supplied the matches.

18 posted on 06/15/2014 8:41:43 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: kingattax

“....Assistance, but no military action”

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Sending Marines to defend the US Embassy in Baghdad is not considered military action?


19 posted on 06/15/2014 9:25:36 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: F15Eagle

20 posted on 06/15/2014 10:43:56 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: aquila48

Oh now, that’s a good one.


21 posted on 06/15/2014 11:22:52 PM PDT 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: IMR 4350

good call


22 posted on 06/16/2014 12:39:23 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

Thanks but I can’t take credit for the comment.

Someone else on another site pointed it out and I was simply passing along their observation.

From the comments coming from the Obama WH, dems, and assorted leftist and Clintonites, I have no doubt this was coordinated so the dems could make the claim “we were right about Iraq al along”.

Watch how everyone on the left starts using the exact same talking points.

The left uses focus groups to come up with their talking points and it takes weeks not days to do it.

Obama can’t speak off the cuff without stuttering and stammering umms and uhhs and aaands.

His “speak” is too polished to be off the cuff, it’s practiced.

Also the fact he went on vacation just as all hell breaks loose.

No concern, no urgency.

If he wasn’t expecting it he wouldn’t have taken off.

He did the exact same thing with Benghazi.

No concern, no sense of urgency, because he was expecting it.


23 posted on 06/16/2014 4:37:58 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: kingattax

Goodbye embassy staffers. He’s about to leave many behind.


24 posted on 06/16/2014 5:57:51 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: kingattax

Mr. Post-Racial continues to impress.


25 posted on 06/16/2014 6:32:10 AM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Visualize whirled peas.)
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