Skip to comments.Success looks like Gadhafi’s ouster
Posted on 03/22/2011 12:07:12 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
During the dark days in Iraq before the surges game-changing results were apparent, then-Sen. Barack Obama wondered about the Bush administrations definition of success in that war. During the 2008 campaign, presidential candidate Obama declared a president had no constitutional authority to unilaterally launch a military attack without congressional approval absent an immediate threat to the United States. And candidate Obama criticized the Bush administration for letting Osama bin Laden escape.
Now questions of a similar vein haunt President Obama decision to go to war in Libya. What are our aims there? Should Obama have consulted Congress as he did the U.N. Security Council? Will Moammar Gadhafi escape justice?
The wave of revolt spreading across the Middle East caught the administration by surprise. The White House has been plagued by inconsistency in coping with events there, and never more so than in Libya. Obama declared Gadhafi had to go, but for weeks resisted the use of U.S. military force. When he finally did order U.S. warplanes and warships to strike, he declared the U.S. goal to be limited to protecting civilians not toppling Gadhafi.
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As long as my cool black friend wants it, I’m behind it!
What congress don’t need no stinking congress,
With friends like him who needs any enemies!
That's a strange thing to say. 0bummer's the one who instigated it.
Whenever he posts something about healthcare many people comment: "What good is healthcare if I cant afford the gasoline to go to the doctors! What are you doing about that!"
His being out of touch really shows on his Facebook posts and a growing number of people are letting him know.
Thanks, I had never been to BO’s FB page before, the comments are ruthless, looks like 90% of BO’s friends have figured out the pos.
Yeah especially on the comments under his Libya post LOL!
Where you stand depends upon where you sit.
Is this the precedent for when China decides they want a spendtrift US president out of office?
As long as a “coalition” of a few sympathetic states are in agreement, one country has the “right” to just launch missles at another if they don’t like the way it is being run.
Never been there. From my unit Commander in the Air National Guard (ANG), Phoenix, AZ. 1973.
Should Obama have consulted Congress as he did the U.N. Security Council?Obama recognizes the authority of the UN. There are so many cool kings and dictators he can bow-and-scrape to.
He already has congress in his pocket. WTF does he care what they think. That majority-collection of dems and rinos spend all THEIR time bowing and scraping to HIM.
Wheels Within Wheels.
Muzzie Inside Commie.
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