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'US must ignore violence to boost ME democracies'
jpost.com ^ | 10/12/12 | reuters

Posted on 10/13/2012 9:11:57 AM PDT by ColdOne

WASHINGTON - The United States must look past the violence and extremism that has erupted after the "Arab Spring" revolutions and boost support for the region's young democracies to forge long-term security, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday.

Clinton, seeking to reinforce the Obama administration's Middle East policy following a wave of anti-American violence and last month's deadly attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya, said Washington cannot be deterred by "the violent acts of a small number of extremists."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
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1 posted on 10/13/2012 9:12:00 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

American patriots taking care of business:

http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=f213b73d647e

God Bless Our Troops by giving them a new CIC on November 6th.


2 posted on 10/13/2012 9:14:46 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ColdOne

more delusional crap from this admin.....be nice to Hitler after all he was elected...be nice to hugo chavez after all he was elected....be nice to murderous thugs they really are nice folks who are part of ROP

something about shinola

I am so sick of this admin in DC currently


3 posted on 10/13/2012 9:17:27 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: ColdOne
The United States must look past the violence and extremism

and even look past and ignore threats against our ambassadors, I suppose.

4 posted on 10/13/2012 9:22:33 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: ColdOne

So this woman, Hillary, who grew up in the suburbs and whose ‘qualifications’ for having a position that allows her to affect the lives of too many include that she went to a ‘good’ university, has a law degree, and married someone with the same credentials (but with more charisma), is lecturing the rest of us about why we need to look the other way when people who openly state that they hate us are taking over control of the Middle East - vowing to destroy the democracy of Israel. OK. Great.


5 posted on 10/13/2012 9:25:01 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: ColdOne

nope, you can’t have democracy and terrorism.l

think fema and fbi/atf will ignore such violence here to keep democracy? think the president won’t try to execute dictator exec orders under the very same conditions, here?


6 posted on 10/13/2012 9:28:20 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ColdOne

Who do these sub human piles of excrement think they are? Kill every Muzzie, let them kill each other, bring our men home and put an end to the radical left in this country.


7 posted on 10/13/2012 9:31:49 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: ColdOne

“the region’s young democracies to forge long-term security”

Hillary, I’m curious. Which countries and which democracies are you speaking about? Surely the aptly named “smartest woman in the world” cannot be this idiotic. Oh wait! Its the Obama Admnistartion.


8 posted on 10/13/2012 9:34:58 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: ColdOne

Despite prognostications to the contrary, I think thunderthighs is toast. She’s doubling down on what will be regarded in hindsight as a monumental policy disaster.


9 posted on 10/13/2012 9:38:07 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: ColdOne

If the hildebeast had any further political aspirations this idioticism just nailed that coffin shut.


10 posted on 10/13/2012 9:53:20 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: ColdOne
It's amazing how blind our "leaders" are, when it comes to history and the fate of EVERY democracy ever created.

When the USA was created, we had a constitutional republic. The original design being a fairly weak central government (though this changed very early on, with the Whiskey Rebellion) with strict rules of what the federal government was allowed to do (what Obama calls "negative rights,) that was in effect, a confederation of independent states. The only "democratic" portion of the government was supposed to be 1/3 of the government! The senate was to be appointed by the states. The president was to be elected by electors, as selected by the states (and the states had complete autonomy over how those electors were to be selected). Only the house of representatives were to be directly elected by "the people," the idea being that the states would only elect the "best and the brightest" to represent them, limiting "the whims of the masses" to only 1/3 of the government.

On the other hand, when you have a democracy, "the whim of the masses" will put anyone in charge, usually a tyrannical, authoritarian government, which has happened over and over again wherever "democracy" was attempted.

And we're seeing just that in the middle east.

Mark

11 posted on 10/13/2012 9:55:32 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: ColdOne

What a steaming pile of bull feces....


12 posted on 10/13/2012 10:03:53 AM PDT by expat2
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To: ColdOne; Secret Agent Man
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2944272/posts?page=1

My post synopsis on the interview from the thread:

This interview is explosive and mind-blowing.

As COUNTrecount said on the other thread when he posted the link:

“Col. Hunt ...explains how at least 12 command centers get IMMEDIATE info when the embassy was attacked.”

Hunt said that from the moment the call went in to Lamb, all of those command centers were instantaneously notified.

Hunt said that as soon as he heard Lamb’s testimony he was stunned. Said this is the elephant in the room the media refuses to report. He said none of what I am saying is my opinion. It is fact and standard operating procedure, but the WH refused to act or issue an order to help save our people there. They watched and listened for 6 hours and did NOTHING.

MissMagnolia sums it up (post 15)

Immediately communicated when embassy under attack, satellites & drones looking at this while it happened & the ambassador & 3 others were killed. Hundreds knew this was going on, watched/listened for 6 hours while the consulate was under attack & decision-makers were being constantly updated and DID NOTHING.... then lied about it for 8 days. Biden KNEW this was not an intelligence failure and lied during the debate about it.

This interview is devastating.

13 posted on 10/13/2012 10:05:30 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

So, taking this “policy” to a personal level...if a moozlum moron chops off the heads of my family or blows them into bloody bits of protoplasm, I should just ignore it, hoping that they will be my friend.

Maybe I’m missing something because I’m not as intelligent as The Won or Hitlery, the smartest people on the planet.


14 posted on 10/13/2012 10:09:34 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ColdOne
“Who are you going to believe? Me or your lying eyes?” I wonder just what the quid pro quo was.
15 posted on 10/13/2012 10:16:07 AM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: thouworm; Secret Agent Man; All

Does anyone have a transcript of Col Hunts interview? I have no bandwidth to hear it.


16 posted on 10/13/2012 10:21:24 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: ColdOne
They aren't "democracies."

They are theocracies.

I thought theocracies were bad?

17 posted on 10/13/2012 10:30:23 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: ColdOne

No, unfortunately, not yet. This interview begs for a transcript. I have been searching internet for a blog or journalist to pick this up. Someone will...eventually. When it is published, I will ping you.

I keep thinking of that tragic mother of one of the slain who has gone public saying Hillary, Biden, the President, Rice, and Panetta all had individual, personal conversations with her to reassure her they will get to the bottom of this. Panetta even clasped his two hands around her face, so heartfelt was he.

I am more disgusted than I have words to describe. Hunt said the same thing happened in Mogadishu, and we all remember how horrifying that scene was, but in this case there was NO protest, NO mob-— just a surgical jihad operation viewed instantaneously in real time by governmental operations centers all over the world, including CIA, Dept of State and WH situation room, for over 6 hours.

Hunt said any military order would have had to originate from the WH, and there was none.


18 posted on 10/13/2012 11:04:07 AM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: ColdOne

Hillary Clinton is the stupidest woman on earth!

The Arab Spring did not bequeath democracies but simply ushered in a new era of Islamic tyrannies. These are the regimes she and Mitt Happens both support.

The “other side” in the Middle East will never share our values and they will never be our friends. Clinton hasn’t understood the true, trite and obvious fact of life that revolution is usually never the father of democracy.

I think the lessons of the French, Russian, Chinese and Cuban revolutions have been lost upon her. Those are exactly the kind of despotic regimes in the making that America has no business supporting in the first place! Period.


19 posted on 10/13/2012 11:39:44 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: thouworm

Thanks i will ping you if I find one. I had heard there was a live feed. Knowing this is just so much more disturbing. I saw the Mom on Anderson Cooper.

If some where watching for 6 hours.....just horrendous.


20 posted on 10/13/2012 12:07:34 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: ColdOne
Gee, how anti-American is it to ignore violence against American citizens, particularly military and foreign service, while Huma's family's MB takes over the ME?

Time for a treason trial or two ...or more!

HF

21 posted on 10/13/2012 1:25:42 PM PDT by holden
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