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Libya rebels will receive $25 million from U.S.
The Washington Times ^ | 4-20-2011 | Eli Lake

Posted on 04/20/2011 11:30:11 AM PDT by Species8472

Dismissing concerns over possible links between Libyan rebels and al Qaeda, the Obama administration has notified Congress it is providing $25 million in nonlethal aid to the rebels’ effort to drive Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s regime from power.

“The president’s proposed actions would provide urgently needed nonlethal assistance to support efforts to protect civilians and civilian-populated areas under threat of attack in Libya,” said Joseph E. Macmanus, acting assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs, in an April 15 letter. A copy of the letter, sent to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was obtained by The Washington Times.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 25million; alqaeda; libia; libya; macmanus; mccain; missioncreep; money; noflyzone; obama; obamaswar; palin; palindoctrine; palinsfolly; rebels; warpowers; wot
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To: gleeaikin
Perhaps women (empowered by Facebook, Twitter, etc.) will keep the men from highjacking these movements for fundamentalism.

I can certainly see the rage boy being duly impressed by such an act by women, and instead of stoning them, as he tends to do, he will acknowledge their existence and superiority of their opinions :-)

51 posted on 04/20/2011 6:20:46 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: MichaelCorleone

Where’s the GOP outrage?


I think there’s so much bad stuff Obama’s doing right now, the pubbies are shellshocked. They don’t know where to start. They are overwhelmed, and the media ignores them anyway. But I hear no protests all, like they’ve already given up hope of saving our republic.

52 posted on 04/20/2011 7:25:40 PM PDT by reaganbooster (The democrat party symbol should be the grim reaper instead of the donkey.)
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To: reaganbooster

LOL , I think the Pubbies are just jealous they don’t have control of the limitless credit card right now

53 posted on 04/20/2011 8:19:16 PM PDT by KTM rider ( patriot turned rebel)
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To: reaganbooster

There seem to be subjects they are staying away from. Even Ron Paul, when he criticized the move into Libya, criticized it from the point of view of lack of constitutionality. No one is screaming, “What the truck are we doing! Stop them now!”

54 posted on 04/20/2011 8:35:48 PM PDT by firebrand (Impeach Obama.)
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To: Species8472

Agree with your post. This country is broke and we are sending $25 million to questionable groups in a country where we have no interest? Disgraceful.

55 posted on 04/20/2011 8:39:31 PM PDT by Grey Eagle
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To: ex-snook

I would not give them a dime. I don’t care if they kill each other by the thousands. My dog is not in that fight. STOP SPENDING MY MONEY ON THIS CRAP!!. We need civil disobedience real bad.

56 posted on 04/20/2011 8:51:41 PM PDT by k5kor
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To: Species8472
No different then giving planned parenthood money, to NOT use it for abortions.

Money is fungible anything you give them, any resource will be used to support the muslim brotherhoods efforts.

Stay the hell out and let them kill each other off!

Because when they finish fighting each other.........they will come after us again, no matter how kind we were to them.

57 posted on 04/20/2011 8:57:34 PM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: GunningForTheBuddha

Money is fungible. The small part that is not stolen will absolutely be used for lethal weaponry. Hillary is her usual disingenuous untruthful self when she says the aid will be used for “food and boots”.

58 posted on 04/20/2011 10:16:32 PM PDT by chuckee
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Quick! Get over here. You’re missing an issue!

59 posted on 04/20/2011 11:14:21 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Iron Munro
The weapons purchased with US money will be used to kill Jews and Christians.

I believe that's the plan. According to the Nation of Islam, Oboma is the one the Muslims have been waiting for.

60 posted on 04/21/2011 6:17:00 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: wiggen

What are we disagreeing on?

61 posted on 04/21/2011 8:48:52 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

You think Obama’s decisions are driven by his evilness. I believe his stupidity.

62 posted on 04/21/2011 9:59:27 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: ex-snook
Time to layoff $25 million worth of policemen and teachers.

Common sense.

63 posted on 04/22/2011 1:49:58 PM PDT by ppaul
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