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McCain Says Congress Blocking Strike on Syria ‘Would Be Catastrophic’
The Blaze ^ | 2 September, 2013 | Liz Klimas

Posted on 09/02/2013 1:43:17 PM PDT by Errant

Edited on 09/02/2013 1:44:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican foreign policy hawks said Monday that President Barack Obama needs to make a strong case for attacking Bashar Assad’s Syria if he wants to win congressional backing.

At the same time, Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said it would be a mistake for Congress to reject Obama’s request.


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To: Errant
"McCain Says Congress Blocking Strike on Syria ‘Would Be Catastrophic’"

MaCain's judgment is probably as good as anyone else in comrade obama's administration.
161 posted on 09/02/2013 9:20:04 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: DoughtyOne

“ADVANCE PIECE TO ARIZONA. DO NOT PASS GO. DO NOT COLLECT $200 DOLLARS.”

It’s fixed here. The Dems get to vote in our primaries and then they deliberately run a lamppost in the general. Don’t blame us. We all voted for Hayworth.


162 posted on 09/02/2013 10:59:45 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Errant

McCain Says Congress Blocking Strike on Syria ‘Would Be Catastrophic’>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

If we attacked, we would be at war with Russia, and on the wrong end of the war logistics stick with China.

McCain has joined the psychopomp association run by the Obama Regime.Obama has betrayed US allies, notably Mahammar Khadaffi, Honsni Mubarak, and now seeks to betray Israel. The entire ME is a huge mess, and now the Saudis are dictating US foreign policy.Let the Sunni and Shiite Islamists fight it out. This is a battle for Mecca, not for
the security of the United States, and so we should just let them kill each other off.Let Moscow bask in the glow of unchained nuclear fallout a few years from now.

If Iran lauches a nuclear weapon, then let Russia deal with it.The USA needs its own domestic energy resources developed , and we simply need to support and protect Israel, and let the rest go to hell in a handbasket.

Obama’s task is simple. He seeks to destroy the USA, and McCain and Graham are aiding Obama in his nefarious task.
Supporting a liberal fascist ideological war would ruin the US economy by isolating it from China.We would be toast in a few short years.Soup lines would be standard in every town across the USA.Obama wants every US citizen dependent on the federal government, a socialist state.Obama wants to use war to help bring about the destruction of the US economy and its institutions dedicated to freedom of the people.

A shot acrioss the bow of Syria? No, its a shot right up the arse of America.


163 posted on 09/03/2013 1:57:47 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Errant

And to think McCain was the alternative to Obama in 2008. Is there a war that senile old sh*t and his fruity little tagalong pal DON’T like?

Someone PLEASE grab the hook and yank these two off the stage!


164 posted on 09/03/2013 2:13:09 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: TomGuy

“Call it a Gang of 8 and Rubio will jump on board. He’s gullible.”

Especially since it will involve the admission of countless thousands of Syrian muslims into this country. They can be fast-tracked to citizenship alongside our “visitors” from south of the “border.”


165 posted on 09/03/2013 2:24:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Errant

These two idiots have rocks in their heads. Sucking up to The One and his minions will NOT resolve this mess. Politics and manipulation is what this is all about.


166 posted on 09/03/2013 6:02:33 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (Why does my phone go all wonky every time I say something about Obama?)
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To: ducttape45

Cause he’s pro amnesty, and there are a zillion mexicans in Arizona that cross over and vote for him because of that.


167 posted on 09/03/2013 7:26:06 AM PDT by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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To: arderkrag; ilgipper

Are you both ok with Rand’s view that the gov’t should get out of marriage entirely and that homosexuals should be treated as normal people like everyone else with the same rights to get a job, a college education and the same basic rights as everyone else? Are you also ok with the fact that he has at the very least expressed sympathy for giving amnesty to illegals, though to be sure he remains a staunch proponent of border control?

I figured I’d ask since I know that these kinds of things are serious deal breakers for some conservatives when it comes to Rand Paul. As for me, I am unsure about him at the moment but I acknowledge he is 1000 times more principled than the GOP elite.


168 posted on 09/03/2013 8:37:53 AM PDT by nucresearch
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To: Errant
HOW would it be Catastrophic?

The people in that region hate us. REALLY hate us... and McCain thinks that's going to get worse?

It's not possible.

BUT Arabs are great at fawning over fools and puffing up their big fat egos...IMHO THAT loss is what McCain thinks would be catastrophic...

Hillary was fed a line too - it's why she thought Arabs would be 'grateful' for the 'freedom' they were 'given' them with the Arab spring debacle. (fools)

169 posted on 09/03/2013 9:00:50 AM PDT by GOPJ (Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts - Churchill)
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To: GOPJ

I believe this is all about creating a backdoor to Iran. It’s the only thing that makes sense, or justifies the risk. Looks like we’re about to have a major war; perhaps WWIII.


170 posted on 09/03/2013 9:07:59 AM PDT by Errant
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To: FReepers
John Boehner: I Support Obama's Call to Action on Syria
171 posted on 09/03/2013 9:30:21 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

This is all about Russia’s monopoly on European natural gas and the desire of the Arab states to break into that market. It has NOTHING to do with chemical weapons, Iran’s nuke, or the continued existence of Israel.

This is something that Saudi Arabia and its client and satellite states want. We are clearly now a full-on client-state of the Saudi Arabian Empire. They say JUMP and we ask HOW HIGH AND WHEN, SIR.

This may be the reason Obama bowed when meeting the Saudi leaders.

There IS *some* good news that comes out of this, if Russia and China hold their fire and don’t respond to our WWIII provocation:

Now that we are fully a client, satellite-state of the Saudi Arabian Empire, they are likely to spend some of their trillions floating our impossible economy by buying our worthless bonds.

That means we get a few more years before we become a full-on, Max-Max third world shithole.

Me, I’m stocking up and planning a way out.


172 posted on 09/03/2013 9:31:33 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz
Me, I’m stocking up and planning a way out. A VERY wise move, IMO. Ping or PM me please on your idea for a way out. :)

I must inform you that Nancy P. differs with your theory concerning the justification for war, of course:

REP. NANCY PELOSI: I'll tell you this story and then I really do have to go. My five-year-old grandson, as I was leaving San Francisco yesterday, he said to me, Mimi, my name, Mimi, war with Syria, are you yes war with Syria, no, war with Syria. And he's five years old. We're not talking about war; we're talking about action. Yes war with Syria, no with war in Syria. I said, 'Well, what do you think?' He said, 'I think no war.' I said, 'Well, I generally agree with that but you know, they have killed hundreds of children, they've killed hundreds of children there. ' And he said, five years old, 'Were these children in the United States?' And I said, 'No, but they're children wherever they are.'

So I don't know what news he's listening to or -- but even a five year old child has to -- you know, with the wisdom of our interest has affected our interests or it affects our interests because, again, it was outside of the circle of civilized behavior. It was humanity drew a line decades ago that i think if we ignore, we do so to the peril of many other people who can suffer. (9/3/2013)

173 posted on 09/03/2013 9:39:32 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

It’s long past time for a revolution. These idiots do not represent us.


174 posted on 09/03/2013 9:42:36 AM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: Errant

Voting NO is not the same as blocking it.

Obama can still act on his own and take full credit for the failure to solve anything.


175 posted on 09/03/2013 9:44:01 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: Errant

176 posted on 09/03/2013 10:35:15 AM PDT by caww
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To: Errant

the other possibility is to create sufficient chaos for the region to explode and wipe out the colonial boundaries that The Obama hates so much.


177 posted on 09/03/2013 10:40:02 AM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Anyone can fib. It takes an intellectual to tell a really big lie.)
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To: Errant
McCain Says...


178 posted on 09/03/2013 1:27:53 PM PDT by shego
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To: Errant
I believe this is all about creating a backdoor to Iran.

We had two of those backdoors. Iraq and Afghanistan. Not anymore.

179 posted on 09/03/2013 2:45:07 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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To: rfp1234
http://www.timesofisrael.com/with-eye-on-iran-israelis-seek-us-strike-in-syria/
180 posted on 09/03/2013 4:27:57 PM PDT by Errant
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