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Syrian Kurdish fighters rescue stranded Yazidis (Obama plays thru..)
Yahoo! News ^ | 8/12/14 | DIAA HADID and BASSEM MROUE - ap

Posted on 08/12/2014 11:14:30 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

MALIKIYA, Syria (AP) — In a dusty camp here, Iraqi refugees have new heroes: Syrian Kurdish fighters who battled militants to carve out an escape route for tens of thousands trapped on a mountaintop.

While the U.S. and Iraqi militaries struggle to aid the starving members of Iraq's Yazidi minority with supply drops from the air, the Syrian Kurds took it on themselves to rescue them. ...

For the past few days, fighters have been rescuing Yazidis from the mountain, transporting them into Syrian territory to give them first aid, food and water, and returning some to Iraq via a pontoon bridge.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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KEYWORDS: fighters; is; isis; isisserialkillers; kurdish; kurds; obama; rescue; stranded; strandedyazidis; syrian; yazidis

1 posted on 08/12/2014 11:14:30 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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2 posted on 08/12/2014 11:15:31 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: NormsRevenge; gleeaikin

ping Gleeiakin. Thanks Norm!


3 posted on 08/12/2014 11:18:17 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: NormsRevenge

I still don’t see why everyone’s fate rests with Obama.

Can’t Congress authorize weapons for Iraqi forces? They refuse to do their job and impeach Obama so they should get off their dead political asses and do something.

They definitely don’t deserve a free pass as they sit on the sidelines while children are being beheaded, cut in half, and shot in the face.


4 posted on 08/12/2014 11:19:02 AM PDT by Kenny (,)
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To: TexasCajun

Maybe they can rescue Obama from the HildeBeast at Martha’s party.. and vacationers from a nekkid Joe Biden on vacay in the Hamptons.

Or the US from this regime..


5 posted on 08/12/2014 11:19:04 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Returning some to Iraq?!?


6 posted on 08/12/2014 11:21:03 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: TexasCajun

FORE!!


7 posted on 08/12/2014 11:23:02 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: NormsRevenge
Time to MAKE Obama resign! He is complicit in crimes against humanity!
8 posted on 08/12/2014 11:25:22 AM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: NormsRevenge

As I work my three jobs to make ends meet, I like to think of all the money being wasted every day so this puke can laugh it up on the golf course. What did they say, every vacation he takes costs anywhere from $20 to $100 million? And he takes one almost every month. Last time I had a vacation I think was 2008.


9 posted on 08/12/2014 11:26:49 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: NormsRevenge

God bless them Kurds...fine folks there.


10 posted on 08/12/2014 11:27:43 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I was thinking that with the Kurds taking in the Christians and now rescuing a new group. All of which I sure ill take up arms against ISIS. ISIS may be able to do some thing the U.S. was unable to do, forge a new country in Iraq.


11 posted on 08/12/2014 11:29:22 AM PDT by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: Missouri gal

And Congress know about it and does nothing, especially Democraps. To them, remaining in power if more important than anything on this planet, even if it meant the demise of this country which to me is proof they are insane and should be removed from office. It’s the same thing as that movie “The Caine Mutiny”..Humphrey Bogart is Section 8 and the crew is given the choice of either the ship sinking or removing him from command, so they remove him. Same thing should happen here.


12 posted on 08/12/2014 11:30:29 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Next, we’ll probably see the French ride to the rescue, while our pacifist president parties like he’s in pre-WWII Berlin.


13 posted on 08/12/2014 11:32:29 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Kenny

Congress is a non-starter. They have obviously relinquished their authority to the mulatto “community organizer”. Oh sorry, he’s an African-American. My bad. So what is his half caucasian side? I think it is French since he always wants to accommodate and capitulate.


14 posted on 08/12/2014 11:33:49 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Were it not for them, no Yazidi would be saved,”

Again, no thanks to Obozo.


15 posted on 08/12/2014 11:38:56 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Kenny

Can Congress send aid? No, not alone. The House could authorize aid money, but the Senate has to join in by discussing the bill and then voting to pass it. The passed bill goes to the president who must sign it to make it law. Then, as executive, the president has to put the law into effect by directing an agency or military to act on the matter.

The blockage on aid lies with Harry Reid’s do nothing Senate and Obama who won’t sign & direct [as with other matters such as border enforcement & elements of ObamaCare],


16 posted on 08/12/2014 11:39:45 AM PDT by RicocheT (It ain’t a party ’til the dogs are eating the corpses in the street.)
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To: NormsRevenge

The payback for F 18’s bombing ISIL was for the Kurds to rescue the Yazidi’s

That should be obvious to all but most can’t see beyond the NY Times


17 posted on 08/12/2014 11:46:28 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: NormsRevenge

You just wait until mac daddy reads about this in the news paper heads will roll. Oh wait - never mind.


18 posted on 08/12/2014 11:53:32 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: bert

Who’s recuing the Christians?


19 posted on 08/12/2014 12:02:17 PM PDT by Eddie01 (Liberals lie about everything all the time.)
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To: Eddie01

You must be advised that the Christians are located such that they can’t be rescued.

It is a matter of geography and logistics rather than religious bias


20 posted on 08/12/2014 12:06:26 PM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: bert

So does the Christians’ position disallow humanitarian food drops as well? & are the IS fighters blocking their egress getting bombed at all?


21 posted on 08/12/2014 12:27:12 PM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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Save


22 posted on 08/12/2014 2:13:09 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where? If not us then who?)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; Kenny; no-to-illegals; All

Money bills originate in the House where the Dems are a clear minority. Let the Republicans in the House originate something to help and if the Senate Dems doen’t act they will have an excellent campaign slur.


23 posted on 08/12/2014 9:57:29 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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