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Hundreds reported killed in chemical attack near Damascus
Times of Israel ^ | August 21, 2013, 9:34 am | AP and Times of Israel Staff

Posted on 08/21/2013 1:42:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Syrian activists close to the country’s opposition claimed hundreds of people were killed in a “poison gas” attack by regime forces outside Damascus Wednesday.

There were several differing reports on a death toll. Activists told Al-Arabiya that 635 people were killed in the attack in Eastern Ghouta, while Reuters reported that 213 died.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the toll at dozens, while the Local Coordination Committees said hundreds were killed. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
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Another opportunity for distraction by the WH while more of the “fundamental transformation” is slipped in?
1 posted on 08/21/2013 1:42:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, sure the regime did this. I don’t believe that for a second.

If we cannot trust our new allies al Quada, who can we trust.

We’ve got too many people in power that want us involved over there. I don’t trust them.


2 posted on 08/21/2013 1:53:14 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Olog-hai

Wasn’t Syria the country where Sadam Hussein ditched his WMD in the run up to the war in Iraq? The left whined for years that there was never any WMD and that Bush lied?

I won’t hold my breath waiting for the MSM to admit they got it wrong.


3 posted on 08/21/2013 1:53:44 AM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: Olog-hai
There were several differing reports on a death toll.

If it's Islamic, there will necessarily be "differing reports," "varying accounts," "alternate versions," et cetera ad infinitum: followers of the prohpet are shameless congenital liars—not to mention cold-blooded rapists, torturers, and murderers.

4 posted on 08/21/2013 1:55:06 AM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: MestaMachine; thouworm; penelopesire; crosslink; LucyT; Nachum; maggief

WMD in Syria have emerged from their hiding place


5 posted on 08/21/2013 2:11:51 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: boycott
Syrian Army gasses Rebels and civilians.
Rebel Army gasses Syrian Army and civilians.

UN’s Bank E-Moon: Dis is terrible, I condemn it.

Europe: Aghast, terrible, it must stop.

Pres. Obama: We are approaching a red line, I will be golfing this weekend so don't bother me.

Putin: Need more gas canisters comrades?

Arab nations: This must stop, pass the Hookah.

Turkey: Israel is behind this.

Palestinians: Israel is occupying Damascus.

6 posted on 08/21/2013 2:11:56 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Olog-hai

I wouldn’t put it past the opposition to stage an atrocity and blame the other side. I wouldn’t put it past either side, actually.


7 posted on 08/21/2013 2:16:28 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: hoosiermama

Do not believe the assad regime did this. The only times gas has been used against anyone, it’s been the ‘freedom fighters’ and they are losing ground right now. Just like last time.


8 posted on 08/21/2013 2:23:24 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: Olog-hai

I care... /S


9 posted on 08/21/2013 2:24:03 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Netz

< golf clap>

That’s perfect.


10 posted on 08/21/2013 2:30:57 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Olog-hai
This might get worse folks.

I don't generally go for the Revelations doctrine, but I respect it enough to watch it.

There's a section of Revelations the clearly states that one of the signposts of Armageddon is that Damascus will be made into a place that is unlivable and wouldn't want to be lived in by anybody.

That's been my next tripwire that I've been watching for for about 2 years to happen in determining the truth/falsity of Biblical Prophecy.

This may not be unlivable, but just the fact that Damascus has been hit with something that COULD make it unlivable scares the water outta me. The Bible could have mentioned any city in the world or the Middle East but it very specifically said Damascus.

Watching.

11 posted on 08/21/2013 3:10:25 AM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (A Newly Arrived Convert to the Fair Tax! Abolish the IRS! Abolish the FED!)
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To: boycott
We’ve got too many people in power that want us involved over there. I don’t trust them.

Exactly.

12 posted on 08/21/2013 3:18:57 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

A ruinous heap, habitation of every foul creature, never to be home to men again. It will be laid low, not one stone left upon another, from out of the dust of destruction they will mumble.


13 posted on 08/21/2013 3:20:31 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Olog-hai

Its like a self cleaning oven over there.


14 posted on 08/21/2013 3:52:22 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: Olog-hai

Isn’t this just in time for the special “investigation” by international “observors” to determine if the military in power is using chemicals againstall “those peaceful protestors”?


15 posted on 08/21/2013 3:53:37 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

HeartlandOfAmerica,

You tagline tells me that we are kindred spirits.

I have been watching prophetic events for more than twenty years.

Here is a link to the most recent prophecy timeline spreadsheet I have posted. It is a few months old.

http://unsealedprophecy.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/prophecy_v4-4-0.xls

I will not be posting an update to this spreadsheet until September 4 or shortly thereafter. However, if you contact me with an email address, I will send you the version that I am working on now.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 4:04:22 AM PDT by TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed (Yahuah Yahusha)
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To: MestaMachine

The Muslims extremists are well know for killing off their own or others if they think there is gain in doing so.


17 posted on 08/21/2013 4:31:12 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: Netz

...yeah, that about sums it up.


18 posted on 08/21/2013 4:34:34 AM PDT by jimjohn
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To: FreedomPoster

...sums up the apathy.

As I always say:

Period of Middle East “War” = Israel defending itself against Arab war of annihilation.

Period of Middle East “Peace” = Arab wars annihilating other Arabs.


19 posted on 08/21/2013 4:42:53 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Bullish
Wasn’t Syria the country where Sadam Hussein ditched his WMD in the run up to the war in Iraq?

My first thought, too.

20 posted on 08/21/2013 4:47:54 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: TruthInThoughtWordAndDeed

TYVM :)


21 posted on 08/21/2013 5:00:37 AM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (A Newly Arrived Convert to the Fair Tax! Abolish the IRS! Abolish the FED!)
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To: Olog-hai
Cui Bono?

Certainly not Assad. The Syrian Army is already kicking the Al-CIA-duh terrorists butts despite the massive amounts of arms, money, and fresh fighters supplied by US/NATO and its allies. A chemical weapons attack with UN monitors on the ground is an open invitation for US/NATO to become directly involved militarily to save its Al-CIA-duh mercenary army. Of course this is a false flag attack to gin up support among the braindead sucker moms and Joe Sixpacks for yet another Mideast war.

22 posted on 08/21/2013 5:04:03 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

Obama has already given al Qaeda/”rebels” MANPADS,
weapons, training, $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$, SAMs,
and probably these WMD for the “false flag”-op planned
at the White Hut by Obama and his Moslem Brotherhood.


23 posted on 08/21/2013 5:07:45 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

If Damascus goes, can Hizbollah’s suburb in souther Beirut go too?


24 posted on 08/21/2013 5:09:43 AM PDT by Netz
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To: FreedomPoster

Oh, oh, this could push Obama to draw another red line, make a facial grimace and issue an “...and I mean it”! statement...developing...


25 posted on 08/21/2013 5:11:43 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Olog-hai

WHAT HAPPENED TO HANS BLIX?


26 posted on 08/21/2013 5:21:15 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Olog-hai

“The socialists burned down the Reichshtag...!”


27 posted on 08/21/2013 5:21:52 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Netz

Nothing more to be said.


28 posted on 08/21/2013 5:36:48 AM PDT by OKSooner
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To: riverrunner

A Lebanese Christian had this to say about Syria. It should be noted that Lebanon has suffered extremely because of the PLO, Syria, Hamas, Iran and its proxy Hezbollah

“The bastards have been killing each other for hundreds of years. I hope they all kill each other.”

Note: Neither side in Syria is our friend. However, the rebels are more dangerous to us than Assad.


29 posted on 08/21/2013 5:49:58 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Olog-hai
Smells like another Wag The Dog attempt.
30 posted on 08/21/2013 5:57:26 AM PDT by McGruff (Strange times are these in which we live...)
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To: hoosiermama

I don’t believe for a second that Assad forces did this..especially while the UN team is there looking into WMD use in Syria. Either AQ forces did it to gain sympathy or some Assad shelling hit a WMD stockpile in rebel hands and caused the release.


31 posted on 08/21/2013 6:19:16 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: MestaMachine

Obama has the US on the wrong side in every conflict in ME right now. The only thread that remains constant throughout the fabric of his ME policy are the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamists. He is backing them in every conflict.


32 posted on 08/21/2013 6:25:05 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

Was thinking along the line that it was a random hit of material secreted away. They may have targeted a known ammo stockpile without knowing the type of ammo IN the stockpile


33 posted on 08/21/2013 6:31:09 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: hoosiermama

That is my guess as well. Big question..did they come from Saddam’s old weapons or from Benghazi?


34 posted on 08/21/2013 6:38:04 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

Or both. Bengauzi may have been an attempt to do something with Sad-ham’s products. To admit that would mean W was right and the liberals were wrong


35 posted on 08/21/2013 7:38:02 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: All

They’re all animals anyway, let them lose their souls..


36 posted on 08/21/2013 7:40:49 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: hoosiermama

Good point!


37 posted on 08/21/2013 7:42:40 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: hoosiermama; MestaMachine; thouworm; maggief; Myrddin; shibumi; Hardraade; Candor7; ...
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Hundreds reported killed in chemical attack near Damascus

"WMD in Syria have emerged from their hiding place."

Article, then # 3 , # 5.

Thanks, hoosiermama. [WMD from Iraq went to Syria; Bush told us.]

38 posted on 08/21/2013 8:36:21 AM PDT by LucyT (In politics, "Lack of Money" speaks louder than words. Stop donating to RINOs.)
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To: LucyT

But... but... There Were No WMD’s...

That’s all we were told...


39 posted on 08/21/2013 8:43:51 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Old Sarge

Wasn’t Jamie Gorelick the person who said there were no WMD’s?


40 posted on 08/21/2013 9:10:01 AM PDT by LucyT (In politics, "Lack of Money" speaks louder than words. Stop donating to RINOs.)
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To: LucyT; hoosiermama; All

I posted this on a similar thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3057036/posts?page=19#19

“First communique from the MB on the breaking-up of the Rabaa and Nahda sit-ins:

2,000 killed and 100,000 injured! Where are these numbers today?

I don’t believe a word these bastards say! They shoot their own and civilians in the back. It wasn’t enough, therefore, they used gas AND/OR lied about it.

Those animals will never admit losing a battle or a war, it’s always somebody else’s “playing unfair!” The West is so much in the tank that they are trying to save the MB. The international MB’s goose is cooked no matter what the West does.

Does it remind you of something?

Our administration’s “ it’s Bush’s fault!””


41 posted on 08/21/2013 9:11:59 AM PDT by melancholy (READ MY LIPS, NO POLITICAL ISLAM, EVER!!)
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To: melancholy

Yelp! a litany of lies!
Was thinking more on the line of 1 or 0.


42 posted on 08/21/2013 9:19:52 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: LucyT

Ah, yes, Jamie Gore-lick...

Built the wall between agencies that prevented the intel sharing that could have prevented 9-11;

Stonewalled every probe against her boss and BFF, Janet Reno;

Lied on the 9-11 Commission;

Jamie Gore-lick. Loyal Leftist.


43 posted on 08/21/2013 9:53:45 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Bullish

Back when Colon Powell was on our side, he was outraged over lines of trucks hauling who knows what out to Syria. Even showed video. But many of the msm denied it just days after.


44 posted on 08/21/2013 11:47:19 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: angcat
WHAT HAPPENED TO HANS BLIX?

Eaten by sharks.

Rated L for Language.

45 posted on 08/21/2013 3:32:55 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Riley

LOl


46 posted on 08/21/2013 5:25:21 PM PDT by angcat
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Don't worry, I'm sure the Assad regime, and the Iranian mullahcracy, and the Hizbollah, and the Russians used special gas that only kills jihadists. Y'know, jihadists other than Iranians and Hizbollah.
47 posted on 08/22/2013 3:50:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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