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U.S. forces STILL flying hundreds of bombing raids over Libya as Obama says America is only....
Mail Online (UK) ^ | July 2, 2011 | Mail Online (UK)

Posted on 07/02/2011 10:20:15 AM PDT by Diogenesis

Edited on 07/03/2011 9:48:04 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

U.S. forces are still flying hundreds of bombing raids over Libya even though the Obama administration claims that American armed forces are only playing a limited role in the conflict.

Since NATO’s Operation Unified Protector took over from the American-led Operation Odyssey Dawn on 31 March, the U.S. has flown hundreds of strike missions, according to United States Africa Command (AFRICOM).

The White House originally claimed that U.S. planes were mostly providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and played down the number of bombing raids.

However AFRICOM spokeswoman Nicole Dalrymple said: 'U.S. aircraft continue to fly support missions, as well as strike sorties under NATO tasking.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: defundthelittledork; dncwar; dork0bama; libya; nato; obamabinlyin; obamaswar; oup; squashthelittledork; starvethedork

1 posted on 07/02/2011 10:20:18 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Diogenesis

Where’s the GOP?


2 posted on 07/02/2011 10:25:27 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: Diogenesis

A limited operation? We supply 75% of the money to NATO and are doing 75% of the bombings. Limited my a$$.


3 posted on 07/02/2011 10:26:23 AM PDT by RC2
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To: screaminsunshine

The GOP is helping Obama fund ACORN, Sharia,
and plotting new taxes disguised as “fees”.

The last election meant nothing.
It is SSDD with the RINOs eager to please.


4 posted on 07/02/2011 10:28:21 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: RC2

O just keeps lying over and over about damn near everything and the press just accepts it. The loser repubs just silently allow this to happen. The conservatives in both houses need to coordinate and hammer this usurper day after day on all of his lies. They need to force the press to cover all these lies.


5 posted on 07/02/2011 10:28:55 AM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: screaminsunshine
Where’s the GOP?

They are all sharing a tanning booth.

6 posted on 07/02/2011 10:29:16 AM PDT by afnamvet (I stand with Israel.)
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To: Diogenesis

¨Wire Congress. Wire Congress. Wire Congress....¨


7 posted on 07/02/2011 10:31:57 AM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: Diogenesis

Isn’t this just the way a demonRAT fights a war? Why are we doing this, I wonder? IF we are NOT there to kill or get rid of Khaddafi then just what ARE we doing?

Obama is an idiot.


8 posted on 07/02/2011 10:41:02 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: Diogenesis; SandRat; Lancey Howard

Anybody who knows NATO knows that the US has to be the main player in any nato combat ops. The US owns the lions share of NATO’s combat forces, and the other NATO members have all kinds of reservations about injuring anything at all. That’s what makes them such useless allies. We fund nato, staff nato, provision nato, fight nato’s wars, and, if nato blood is shed, it is 99% of the time American blood.


9 posted on 07/02/2011 10:42:55 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True Supporters of our Troops PRAY for their VICTORY!)
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To: screaminsunshine

‘Days, not weeks’

Yeah, right—where is the GOP? On the same payroll.


10 posted on 07/02/2011 10:44:56 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: onedoug

LOL! A great line from a great movie!


11 posted on 07/02/2011 10:45:11 AM PDT by An American in Turkiye
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To: Diogenesis

Experts have testified that his 57 layer PDF “Birth Certificate” (one layer for each state? LOL!!!) is a FRAUD. If no one dares to question him on that, how DARE we question him on the War Powers Act?


12 posted on 07/02/2011 10:45:25 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Diogenesis; All

All those pilots are subject to wrongful death law suits in even USA courts due to this is not a “war” (according to the CIC himself), it has no Congressional authorization, Libya poses no risk to national security or affairs of USA, etc. Bambi would be the first to sell out out pilots and other military operatives when the stuff hits the fan. Qadaffy’s family has already filed a suit over USA bombing private residence of Qadaffy’s non-combatant son and it killed the son and his children. Pure madness. Extra-legal, war crimes actually. See http://news.helium.com/news/13533-gaddafi-daughter-files-war-crimes-law-suit-against-nato


13 posted on 07/02/2011 10:54:05 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Diogenesis
KADAFFIRULEBOOK
14 posted on 07/02/2011 10:55:51 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Diogenesis

We will bomb those civilians to safety if it’s the last thing we do! Did I say “we”? I meant NATO!


15 posted on 07/02/2011 11:07:26 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping


16 posted on 07/02/2011 11:15:15 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: afnamvet; screaminsunshine

‘Where’s the GOP?’

They are all sharing a tanning booth.
_______________________________________________

I thought it was the bath house?


17 posted on 07/02/2011 11:31:17 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (We are not governed. We are occupied.)
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To: screaminsunshine
Where’s the GOP?

McCain is leading the way on that with a plan for us to fund and organize the Muslim Caliphate.

Kerry, McCain Allied in Expanding U.S. Role in Middle East (by redistributing your $$$ to Islamists)

Kerry and McCain traveled to Egypt last weekend with eight Fortune 500 executives to explore how the U.S. can expand economic investment in that country after the fall of Hosni Mubarak. They envision similar plans across the Middle East in the aftermath of the Middle East revolts that would be similar to the U.S.' “Marshall Plan,” in which the U.S. invested billions of dollars in war-torn European nations after World War II.


18 posted on 07/02/2011 12:26:43 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: TigersEye

GACK, if there really was brotherly love among the Moose, they’d be tickled to spread their petrodollars around to their “less privileged.”


19 posted on 07/02/2011 12:33:31 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

No doubt! And there’s not a Muslim nation on earth that wants anything to do with the palestinians.


20 posted on 07/02/2011 12:39:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Wranglers not Levis. Levi Strauss is anti-2nd Amendment.)
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To: Diogenesis
This is something I seriously do not understand. It's as if all talking heads on TV have been ordered to blast us with some dumb Casee Anthony court case and ignoring the real news of our own government screwing us every way to Sunday. There is no reason, no logical reason to be anywhere near Libya especially when Shia's in Iraq have been attacking US forces and there was such a nasty breech in Afghanistan( Kabul's big hotel) that was covered more in European countries than here. Meanwhile the US Supreme court is out to lunch, congress is not fighting back in this stink WAR( not Kinetic BS) in Libya and "the economy stupid" has nothing to do with "corporate jet owners."

Okay just to be cap'n obvious for the day, anyone else feel the "news' on TV and even the radio is just entertainment sound bytes? There's no real news even in newspapers, the weekly maggotzines have been socialized years ago and one must look far and wide( unless a FReeper, reads Malkin, and some other sites) for any hard news. If anything shows me our first amendment rights are being ****ed with it's this, the general populace is being mezmerized by nothing BS while our politicians are rearranging the furniture on the Titanic. And anyone that makes a little noise9 like Briebart[sp?] or Beck or Palin etc) gets tagged as a a conservative extremist. Okay turning the whining off, back to baseball because this whole Libyan affair is as aggravating as a tse tse fly.

21 posted on 07/02/2011 1:31:23 PM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: xzins
Not disagreeing about the US being the 900lb gorrila of NATO, but we are pulling our weight here too, both with combat flights and logistics. Hundreds of bombing runs and no fly zone enforcement flights have also been carried out by the French, British and Italians, from two airbases in the South of Italy.
(Son in law's younger brother is currently “temporarily” stationed down there - which anyone who has been in any of the forces knows means “we have no clue when you are coming home, so stop complaining!”)

After all, Libya is a bigger threat to us than you, especially with the news of Sudan being on the move again.

22 posted on 07/02/2011 1:33:32 PM PDT by EnglishCon
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To: Diogenesis
The GOP is helping Obama fund ACORN, Sharia, and plotting new taxes disguised as “fees”.

True. No one is screaming about trying to find "moderate' Taliban, and the guise of dealing with the M-Bhood. This is like America allying itself with Adolf Hitler and promoting the gas chambers and murder trains while the president thinks he's fooling us little stupid masses with our stupid out dated constitution stating he's with the Jews. You cannot be for both, jesus said this, all leaders know this down to us lil people who KNOW you can't buy Made in China" while saying you support the American economy, but we all do. Morality and this government lying to us has gone beyond control. I wonder if there's a list of ALl Soro's, M-Bhood and other organizations that have bonded to take down America. It would be nice to try to boycoott all of them or at least know where/who they are. ACORN still has roots and the rest, gads it's seemingly impossible to smash all the rabbits.

23 posted on 07/02/2011 1:59:10 PM PDT by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: screaminsunshine

Where’s the GOP
.........................................................
Ha ha, You are kidding right?

They just voted to say nothing. Did you miss that?

The GOP is Democrat light. The new guys we elected this year are trying, but the old suck butt RINO’s run things, and they cannot get their lips off Democrat butts.


24 posted on 07/02/2011 2:05:55 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: newzjunkey

A friend of mine just got back flying refueling missions for this. He said it was a waste of time and cash. He didnt gas up any US planes but he did NATO and some other countries.
Half way thru his tour, NATO ran out of cash and the USA ended up paying for it.


25 posted on 07/02/2011 2:18:02 PM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Diogenesis

I now eat my words for any time in the past I’ve mocked a conspiracy theory. I personally apologize to any Freeper I might have teased about New World Orders, Bilderberg, Clinton “wagging the dog” with Kosovo, US collusion with terrorist states, homosexual infiltration of the UN, homosexual and communist infiltration of the school system, the Illuminati, Masons undermining the Catholic Church, and billionaires like George Soros telling world leaders what to do.

The increasingly brazen actions of the golf-playing Puppet suddenly put all these things in a new and amazingly logical light. I think we are doomed.


26 posted on 07/02/2011 2:21:18 PM PDT by baa39
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To: Diogenesis

Those aren’t “bombing raids”. In Obama-speak, those are “chemical energy delivery operations”.


27 posted on 07/02/2011 3:02:30 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (We don't need to win elections. We need to win a revolution.)
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To: baa39

The ‘war’ in Libya is not about humanitarian causes or ‘ousting’ Ghaddafi.

It’s about the money. Billions of dollars in gold, controlled by whomever is the current LEADER of the country.

Plenty of wealthy politicians, corporate heads, and corporations have their personal MONEY stashed in the National Libyan Bank, avoiding taxes.

CITICORP is one of the biggest. It’s all about determining who is in control of THEIR money.

For those who believe otherwise, I would ask them to explain why, when this ‘action’ first occurred, the first thing the NEW GOVERNMENT established was a..... bank.


28 posted on 07/02/2011 3:49:06 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: RC2; Beckwith

Thus is criminally unconstitutional.We are bombing the nation of an ally.We are supporting the Muslim brotherhood.
Obama must be impeached.Now is the time.Where is the GOP??

Before all of this the Muslim Brotherhood was checked by Gadaffi,the water front of Tripoli was in a construction boom, now its just smoking ruins.Obama should be leashed and walked out of the White House like a dog.


29 posted on 07/02/2011 4:04:30 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barak_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: 13Sisters76

Why are we doing this, I wonder?>>>>>>>>>>>

I hate to have to tell you what everyone knows. Obama is preparing Libya for takeover by the Muslim Brotherhood. Its that simple.


30 posted on 07/02/2011 4:06:49 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barak_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: UCANSEE2

Wow. But with the current chaos going on there, wouldn’t Ghaddafi have moved quickly, with his loyalists, as soon as it was clear the US/NATO was moving to get rid of him, to get money out of the bank? It’s his country, he knows where to hide it. Especially if you’re talking GOLD. Or are you saying it’s possibly already been set up in the “new” bank?

And, if you might have a thought on this, why wouldn’t we have done this sooner, in any number of previous administrations? The banks and the politicians were just as greedy in those days. (?)


31 posted on 07/02/2011 4:09:35 PM PDT by baa39
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To: Diogenesis
I thought this operation was being limited to setting up a "No-Fly Zone" when it started.


32 posted on 07/02/2011 4:26:50 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Diogenesis

Well, thank goodnes we are NOT AT WAR!


33 posted on 07/02/2011 5:11:17 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (where is the Great Santini when we need him??)
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To: screaminsunshine

Golfing, obviously. They sure are not impeaching.


34 posted on 07/03/2011 6:14:38 AM PDT by omega4179
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To: onedoug

I’m leaning towards pitchforks-——been sharpening mine-—


35 posted on 07/03/2011 12:36:34 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Diogenesis

When the counter attack comes, Obama will be very sorry.

He doesn’t know it, but he is at war and there is grave personal risk. He killed Gadaffi’s child and grandkids.


36 posted on 07/03/2011 12:40:29 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: bert
He doesn’t know it, but he is at war and there is grave personal risk. He killed Gadaffi’s child and grandkids.

He also pissed off Louis Farrakhan, and we all know what happened to the last black Muslim that pissed off Farrakhan, 'Detroit Red', aka Malcolm X.

37 posted on 07/03/2011 12:43:52 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: baa39
I now eat my words for any time in the past I’ve mocked a conspiracy theory. ... The increasingly brazen actions of the golf-playing Puppet suddenly put all these things in a new and amazingly logical light. I think we are doomed.

The fact that people who could not previously believe the conspiracy theories about evil people planning to destroy our freedom are now finding such things totally believable is why I think we are NOT doomed.

At least not yet. It all depends on how quickly and how many people see the real picture and the golf-playing Puppet becomes more brazen every day!

38 posted on 07/03/2011 4:57:07 PM PDT by Sal (Islamo Bamma is the star, writer, director and producer of AS THE WORLD BURNS.)
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To: Diogenesis

Looks like it’s not going to the rebels’ liking, so they’re hiring a PR firm

http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/169509-libyan-rebels-hire-washingtons-no-1-lobby-firm


39 posted on 07/04/2011 9:55:01 AM PDT by Dragonfly
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To: Diogenesis

They’re dropping love bombs, so it’s not war.

It’s all about liberal intentions.


40 posted on 07/05/2011 8:06:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee (Castigo Cay is in print and on Kindle.)
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To: screaminsunshine

“Where’s the GOP?”

Afraid of being called “racist” if they oppose Oblama the SOB.


41 posted on 07/06/2011 9:38:47 AM PDT by Levante
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