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Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she supports President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes in Iraq
masslive.com ^ | August 8, 2014 | Andy Metzger

Posted on 08/08/2014 10:43:22 PM PDT by grundle

BOSTON — Warning against a new U.S. war in Iraq, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday stood by President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize targeted airstrikes to help defend Americans in Erbil, Iraq, and provide aid to a religious minority taking refuge in the Sinjar mountains.

“It’s a complicated situation right now in Iraq and the president has taken very targeted actions to provide humanitarian relief that the Iraqi government requested, and to protect American citizens,” Warren told reporters. “But like the president I believe that any solution in Iraq is going to be a negotiated solution, not a military solution. We do not want to be pulled into another war in Iraq.”

Renowned for its financing strategies and media savvy and feared for its brutality, a group of Sunni sectarian extremists that now calls itself The Islamic State has expanded out of war-torn Syria into Iraq, where it imposes taxes and kills people of other religions, according to news accounts.

On Thursday night, Obama announced he had authorized air strikes to protect American diplomats, civilians and military personnel in Erbil, and humanitarian air drops of food and water had already begun to assist Yezidis, a religious minority, who fled to the Sinjar mountains.

An American-led invasion of Iraq was launched in March 2003, starting a war that was divisive politically and costly. After Obama failed at reaching accord on a new status of force agreement with the Iraqi government, the U.S. stuck to an earlier timetable, withdrawing troops from the country by Dec. 31, 2011.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: elizabethwarren; fauxohontas; iraq; kurdistan; lieawatha; massachusetts; yazidi; yazidis
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1 posted on 08/08/2014 10:43:22 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Princess Lieawatha speak with forked tongue .


2 posted on 08/08/2014 10:45:03 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious they are trying hard to ignore.)
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To: grundle
“But like the president I believe that any solution in Iraq is going to be a negotiated solution, not a military solution. We do not want to be pulled into another war in Iraq.”

Stupid ass. Negotiate a settlement with ISIS.

3 posted on 08/08/2014 10:51:57 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: AppyPappy

Fauxahantas put on war paint, go on war path. Hohllee smokum!
Keepum deer skin on, ugh. Cover up. Heap bad medicine.


4 posted on 08/08/2014 10:54:40 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: grundle; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj

I hate $%^#ing liberal war-mongers.
Killing innocent Iraq babies, these liberal hypocrites make me sick.

Where is code Pink and Cindy Sheenan?

Too busy trying to destroy Israel?


5 posted on 08/08/2014 10:55:13 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: grundle

Scott Pelley said tonight on CBS that this is “basically a war between muslims”. He must have been surprised when the reporter in the field said ISIS was killing Christians.


6 posted on 08/08/2014 10:57:22 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: grundle

Give War a Chance.


7 posted on 08/08/2014 10:57:39 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: sickoflibs

Yup. Hypocrites to their rotten, evil, Communist cores.


8 posted on 08/08/2014 11:01:11 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: dfwgator

Democrats are always the ones getting us into wars. For all those bitching about Dubya, remember that if Bubba Clintoon had taken out Osama when he should have, there might not have been a 9/11 and all the Middle Eastern (mis)adventures that followed. All Zero is doing is getting our people killed, and for what ?


9 posted on 08/08/2014 11:03:49 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: grundle

180 degree spin. Libs are so funny. They go which ever way the wind is blowing, like they have no backbone


10 posted on 08/08/2014 11:04:20 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: fieldmarshaldj
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11 posted on 08/08/2014 11:06:22 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: dfwgator
Give War a Chance.

I think the only way that peace has a chance, is to make sure all the terrorists take a dirt nap. That is the only solution.

12 posted on 08/08/2014 11:08:13 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero played a fiddle, while Obama plays a "flute")
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To: grundle

Well, sure. All the deocrats will be talking about how they were tough and supported His Majesty dropping eight bombs in Iraq.


13 posted on 08/08/2014 11:10:52 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: realcleanguy

I don’t know what’s in the first pic, but the cute hippie/nerdy princess is not guilty.


14 posted on 08/08/2014 11:11:20 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Mark17

But that’s not what Obama is going to do.


15 posted on 08/08/2014 11:17:11 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: sickoflibs
Too busy trying to destroy Israel?

That would be my guess.

16 posted on 08/08/2014 11:19:09 PM PDT by Impy (Think for yourself)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

You tap that and your **** will fall off, fieldmarshall.


17 posted on 08/08/2014 11:21:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: AppyPappy

Lieawatha just came from a secret meeting with Valerie Jarrett, I read, so she fastened on her feathered head dress and sang like a parakeet. Word for word.

They sure don’t like Hillary, over there at the White House, do they?


18 posted on 08/08/2014 11:23:07 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team fmore Marxists coming.)
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To: Rashputin; realcleanguy; fieldmarshaldj; dfwgator; grundle; sickoflibs; tumblindice; AppyPappy

My mommy said Obamawar is good.

19 posted on 08/08/2014 11:29:08 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise

We will be able to negotiate with these genocidal nutcases just about as well as Israel has been able to negotiate with the Hamas genocidal nutcases...which is to say, not at all.

Warren is as big of a horse’s ass as jugears.


20 posted on 08/08/2014 11:32:05 PM PDT by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: grundle

Elizabeth is staying on script. She knows who’s buttering her pumpernickel bread, and it’s not Mrs. Clinton, or any of her shrill acolytes in the media.


21 posted on 08/08/2014 11:35:49 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: dfwgator
But that’s not what Obama is going to do

No, he doesn't want to harm his home boys, so he will not do much.

22 posted on 08/08/2014 11:41:12 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero played a fiddle, while Obama plays a "flute")
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To: grundle

23 posted on 08/08/2014 11:41:55 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Ancesthntr
Negotiation means giving them what they want so they won't attack anymore. For a while at least. They they attack again and you negotiate again. That is the Democrat way.

Unequivocal defeat of the enemy is the only negotiation that works.

24 posted on 08/08/2014 11:42:43 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Veggie Todd

History waits, and wonders when the right person will come along to show the leadership needed for these troubled times. And then came Ignoramus Pocohauntus. BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!


25 posted on 08/08/2014 11:44:29 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: grundle
"...any solution in Iraq is going to be a negotiated solution"

Negotiating with the worst kind of terrorists?...She needs to be stoned.
26 posted on 08/08/2014 11:45:36 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: fieldmarshaldj
I don’t know what’s in the first pic, but the cute hippie/nerdy princess is not guilty.

Maybe not guilty as looks go, but you'll be getting shots in your ass for 6 months after dipping into that.

27 posted on 08/08/2014 11:46:00 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: F15Eagle
Fauxcahantas = evil

Hildabeast = evil

Fauxcahantas = anti-Hildabeast

Please hit reset button. What difference does it make?


30 posted on 08/09/2014 12:17:13 AM PDT by 867V309 (Don't tread on me, bro)
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To: grundle

By failing to come out for the extermination of all Jews wherever they can be found, she just lost the American Jewish vote.


31 posted on 08/09/2014 12:50:04 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: grundle

That’s nice. Two weeks ago the were asking to repeal the use of force law.


32 posted on 08/09/2014 12:58:09 AM PDT by Domangart (Tho I walk Through the valley of Wall Mart, I fear no man.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“the cute hippie/nerdy princess is not guilty.”

Yeah, but she probably takes a shower once a month whether she needs it or not.


33 posted on 08/09/2014 2:28:57 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: grundle

-—. “But like the president I believe that any solution in Iraq is going to be a negotiated solution, not a military solution. We do not want to be pulled into another war in Iraq.”——

That’s liberal thinking 101.....

A military solution is a precursor to diplomatic negotiation...

These are your terms of surrender....works very well after you kick their asses....

Negotiating without leverage means you will lose every time ....


34 posted on 08/09/2014 2:42:24 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: grundle

Just a note: Valarie “MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD “ Jarrett is conspiring and helping Warren run for president


35 posted on 08/09/2014 3:34:22 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: grundle

But like the president I believe that any solution in Iraq is going to be a negotiated solution, not a military solution.
Democrats still can’t face the real world so they just make one up.


36 posted on 08/09/2014 3:38:40 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: grundle

She is sharpening her tomahawk and is on a war path.

This bring into question. Why don’t the libs have a problem with calling a helicopter “Apache” or a missile “Tomahawk”, but have a problem with a football team name?


37 posted on 08/09/2014 3:45:44 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: grundle
It’s a complicated situation right now in Iraq

Really, what's so complicated about it? ISIS needs to be wiped out. And "targeted" airstrikes aren't going to solve anything. It's symbolism over substance.

38 posted on 08/09/2014 3:52:54 AM PDT by McGruff (Hows that Hopey Changey Thingy workin out for ya?)
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To: McGruff
WHOOPEE, Warren agrees with odumbo. Who's really surprised at that?
39 posted on 08/09/2014 4:26:24 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Enterprise

Exactly. Typical political hot air. “Negotiating” with murderous savages only results in continuation of the status quo, not that Hussein Hopenchange or his ilk care in the first place.


40 posted on 08/09/2014 4:41:48 AM PDT by patro
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To: grundle

We have a phony injun and a guy who was given the Nobel peace prize for nothing, he didn’t build that. Is it any wonder why anyone who pays attention would hold these two in contempt?


41 posted on 08/09/2014 4:43:09 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: grundle

Warren is heap-big warmonger.


42 posted on 08/09/2014 4:44:08 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Domangart

Excellent point!


43 posted on 08/09/2014 4:50:41 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: grundle

Is she calling for the scalps of the ISIS terrorists?


44 posted on 08/09/2014 4:54:21 AM PDT by machman
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To: grundle

In her response Senator Warren said “ I was disappointed that the President chose to use bombs rather than Tomahawks”


45 posted on 08/09/2014 4:58:16 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: 867V309

Fauxcahantas = evil

Hildabeast = evil

Fauxcahantas = anti-Hildabeast

Two wrongs don’t make a right!


46 posted on 08/09/2014 5:22:08 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: dfwgator

No, he’s going to as little as possible while claiming he’s fighting for the cause. Their cause, not ours. He thinks nothing of the blood of our troops on his hands with this half ashed vaudville show.


47 posted on 08/09/2014 5:22:57 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Enterprise
Stupid ass. Negotiate a settlement with ISIS.

ISIS offer: Convert to Islam, pay a tax, or die.

What do you recommend as a counter-offer, Senator.

48 posted on 08/09/2014 5:33:13 AM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: grundle

,,,,,,, liz warren is a communist lemming ,, she would follow 0bama to the sea just to show her affection to the communist regime .


49 posted on 08/09/2014 6:25:07 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: 0bamanomics is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: tumblindice

Oh, c’mon. She can’t be riddled with... hippie cooties ?


50 posted on 08/09/2014 1:04:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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