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LCNLin

United States

#979885 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Assad pursued negotiations for an alternative $10 billion pipeline plan with Iran, across Iraq to Syria, that would also potentially allow Iran to supply gas to Europe from its South Pars field shared with Qatar. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the project was signed in July 2012 - just as Syria's civil war was spreading to Damascus and Aleppo - and earlier this year Iraq signed a framework agreement for construction of the gas pipelines.
The Iran-Iraq-Syria pipeline plan was a "direct slap in the face" to Qatar's plans. No wonder Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, in a failed attempt to bribe Russia to switch sides, told President Vladmir Putin that "whatever regime comes after" Assad, it will be "completely" in Saudi Arabia's hands and will "not sign any agreement allowing any Gulf country to transport its gas across Syria to Europe and compete with Russian gas exports", according to diplomatic sources. When Putin refused, the Prince vowed military action.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-...
President George Bush has nothing good to say about the dictator of Syria...but supported our President ...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#979886 Sep 10, 2013
Voluntarist wrote:
<quoted text>
Members of the us military reported that they are training the rebels.
I have heard that; where'd you get that info?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#979887 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Assad pursued negotiations for an alternative $10 billion pipeline plan with Iran, across Iraq to Syria, that would also potentially allow Iran to supply gas to Europe from its South Pars field shared with Qatar. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the project was signed in July 2012 - just as Syria's civil war was spreading to Damascus and Aleppo - and earlier this year Iraq signed a framework agreement for construction of the gas pipelines.
The Iran-Iraq-Syria pipeline plan was a "direct slap in the face" to Qatar's plans. No wonder Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, in a failed attempt to bribe Russia to switch sides, told President Vladmir Putin that "whatever regime comes after" Assad, it will be "completely" in Saudi Arabia's hands and will "not sign any agreement allowing any Gulf country to transport its gas across Syria to Europe and compete with Russian gas exports", according to diplomatic sources. When Putin refused, the Prince vowed military action.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-...
So then the Prince and O'bama aligned themselves to lie about Asad's imaginary WMD's. Does it make sense to you now? A petro dollar state. mmm mmm mmm. Do you understand? WMD...

“Weak People Blame Others”

Since: Jul 08

Location hidden

#979888 Sep 10, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
JOHN KERRY'S seemingly off-the-cuff challenge for the Assad regime to turn over its chemical weapons has within 24 hours become de facto US policy that Kerry is now heralding as the 'ideal way' to resolve the Syria crisis — who knew?
ROTFLMAO!!!!!
These idiots in the Obama Administration didn't think of this as a mater of policy. It had to come out as a wiseguy remark from Lurch, now it's policy.
Just shows how pathetic Democrats are as leaders.
Of course, if Bush/Cheney were still in power, a full scale invasion would have been launched months ago for the sole purpose of funneling a few more billions in no bid government contracts to their political cronies. Of course, at least this time, they would have found WMD.
LCNLin

United States

#979889 Sep 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>These fkn idiots on here hate Obama to the point that they're selling out their own nation. TeaParty scumbags__not patriots.
The Obama administration/CIA/Pentagon ran a game on Assad and his allies Russia and Iran and they all bought in knowing that the alternative was to "put up" which none of them could do.
Syria's a broken pizz pot that couldn't face off with the rebel factions without help from Iran, laughing, and Russia, whose been selling/trading junk weapons for decades and doesn't want to face the embarrassment of the world knowing that it's "junk don't work."
We know that the US weapons of war work as intended__we watched the US Air Force drop a bomb down a smokestack during Shock and Awe and stick a cruise missile through the front door of a hotel during the brief Bush I Iraq escapade.
Russia has nothing to counter Tomahawk missiles__no one does and it's very unlikely that Russia can defy the US stealth systems that shield our aircraft and ships from land based missiles.
Our sht works__theirs doesn't__they understand that!!!
We gave the mutts a way out of a certain azzwhoopin and they jumped all over it.
President George Bush seems to agree!

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#979890 Sep 10, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Everyone (except low information voters) knew where O'bama was going to take the United States of America once he was elected--he is doing exactly what he (O'bama) planned to do. Does this come as a 'surprise' to you? certainly it is not a surprise to me. O'bama has done exactly what I said he would do five years ago. You may not know but I lived in Chicago at the time.
Thank you Rush Limbaugh for creating jackasses like Wretch Almighty.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#979891 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You can't prove he didn't. Where did AlQuaeda obtain the chemical weapons if they are the ones who did?
I honestly don't give a fk if Assad kills all the rebels if they are in fact AlQuaeda. Why would McCain and Graham push to arm the rebels if they are Al Quaeda?
That's a good question.

For conclusions as to Al Qaeda in Syria, search "al qaeda in syria" and start reading. Consensus ranges from Al Qaeda being strong to bieng dominant and there are not really rebels in Syria. The truth is probably somewhere in between. Al Qaeda is the only organization in Syria that is organized and ruthless enough to take control of the country if the Assad government falls.
That is one fact you should not deny. If the Assad government falls, Al Qaeda takes over.

Now, the only question you need to ask yourself is, do you think Americans should be killed helping the exact same people that attacked us on 9/11?
Obama is on their side. McCain is on their side.

Who's side are you on?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#979892 Sep 10, 2013
Interesting article shedding some light on Syria's history - worth the read:

Syria has always been a complex place religiously. The country has a substantial Sunni Muslim majority, but it also has large minority communities of Christians, Alawites and others.

Alawites are members of an Islamic sect that draw heavily from Christian roots and who celebrate Christmas. They were long known as “Little Christians.”

Christianity made its cultural and intellectual home in Syria. St. Paul famously visited Damascus, and Antioch was one of the world’s greatest Christian centers flourishing under Islamic rule.

In the 1920s, the French arbitrarily carved out the country’s most Christian sections and designated that region “Lebanon” with its capital at Beirut.

But Syria changed after the First World War, and 1915 marked the beginning of the genocide of perhaps 1.5 million Armenians as well as hundreds of thousands of Assyrians, Maronites, and other Christian groups.

However, by the 1990s, five of seven Hafez al-Assad's (President from 1971 through 2000) closest advisers were Christian. His son Bashar is the current president and America’s nemesis in the region.

Christians in Syria today make up around 3 million people including many refugees and disguised crypto-believers.

Already, Christians have suffered terrible persecution in rebel-controlled areas with countless reports of murder, rape and extortion.

The present nightmare is if the present regime collapses, a radically anti-Western regime would emerge and kill or expel several million Christians and Alawites. This would be a political, religious and humanitarian catastrophe unparalleled since the Armenian genocide almost exactly a century ago.

The United States government may be pushing towards not a commemoration of the genocide but a re-enactment.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...

One more reason why we're in such a pickle. We don't know who the "rebels" are and know Assad's regime is evil.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#979893 Sep 10, 2013
Here's that link again in case it couldn't be accessed.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...
Voluntarist

United States

#979894 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You can't prove he didn't. Where did AlQuaeda obtain the chemical weapons if they are the ones who did?
I honestly don't give a fk if Assad kills all the rebels if they are in fact AlQuaeda. Why would McCain and Graham push to arm the rebels if they are Al Quaeda?
Prove a negative, that makes sense.
It only shows that you do not believe that the us government wouldn't lie to the people to start a war, do you know the definition of insanity?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#979895 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Where did AlQuaeda obtain the chemical weapons if they are the ones who did?
Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, courtesy of Obama's Arab Spring?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#979896 Sep 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>These fkn idiots on here hate Obama to the point that they're selling out their own nation. TeaParty scumbags__not patriots.
The Obama administration/CIA/Pentagon ran a game on Assad and his allies Russia and Iran and they all bought in knowing that the alternative was to "put up" which none of them could do.
Syria's a broken pizz pot that couldn't face off with the rebel factions without help from Iran, laughing, and Russia, whose been selling/trading junk weapons for decades and doesn't want to face the embarrassment of the world knowing that it's "junk don't work."
We know that the US weapons of war work as intended__we watched the US Air Force drop a bomb down a smokestack during Shock and Awe and stick a cruise missile through the front door of a hotel during the brief Bush I Iraq escapade.
Russia has nothing to counter Tomahawk missiles__no one does and it's very unlikely that Russia can defy the US stealth systems that shield our aircraft and ships from land based missiles.
Our sht works__theirs doesn't__they understand that!!!
We gave the mutts a way out of a certain azzwhoopin and they jumped all over it.
Here Lily is a prize propaganda piece in the United States, morons think Russia is still communist and 'only' has junk in their military--that is not the case any longer.

2012: Russia conducted a well-publicized test in which a Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft system shot down two cruise missiles launched from a Tu-95 bomber 800 kilometers away. The cruise missiles were heading for a building not far from where the Pantsir-S1 was parked.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#979897 Sep 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Just the fact that you can say that you feel safe if those chemical weapons are kept in Russia is preposterous.
They should be destroyed and disposed of, if that's even possible.
If that's even possible.

I don't trust Obama. Obama belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood and helps Al Qaeda. Therefore, letting Obama have anything to do with the disposal of the chemical weapons is not acceptable.

The UN has proven itself over and over again to be completely incompetent. They are not an option.

I don't see anything wrong with the chemical weapons being taken to Russia.
If not Russia, what country? What country is safe from Islamist terrorist influence? Definitely not the US. The Muslim Brotherhood is running this government.

Russia is stable. Russia is definitely anti-Islamist terrorist.

Let Russia help us here.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#979898 Sep 10, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
JOHN KERRY'S seemingly off-the-cuff challenge for the Assad regime to turn over its chemical weapons has within 24 hours become de facto US policy that Kerry is now heralding as the 'ideal way' to resolve the Syria crisis — who knew?
ROTFLMAO!!!!!
These idiots in the Obama Administration didn't think of this as a mater of policy. It had to come out as a wiseguy remark from Lurch, now it's policy.
Just shows how pathetic Democrats are as leaders.
O'bama and Kerry are now still propagandizing that they are going to bomb Syria. WTH. They have lost the brain cell they had left.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#979899 Sep 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>These fkn idiots on here hate Obama to the point that they're selling out their own nation. TeaParty scumbags__not patriots.
The Obama administration/CIA/Pentagon ran a game on Assad and his allies Russia and Iran and they all bought in knowing that the alternative was to "put up" which none of them could do.
Syria's a broken pizz pot that couldn't face off with the rebel factions without help from Iran, laughing, and Russia, whose been selling/trading junk weapons for decades and doesn't want to face the embarrassment of the world knowing that it's "junk don't work."
We know that the US weapons of war work as intended__we watched the US Air Force drop a bomb down a smokestack during Shock and Awe and stick a cruise missile through the front door of a hotel during the brief Bush I Iraq escapade.
Russia has nothing to counter Tomahawk missiles__no one does and it's very unlikely that Russia can defy the US stealth systems that shield our aircraft and ships from land based missiles.
Our sht works__theirs doesn't__they understand that!!!
We gave the mutts a way out of a certain azzwhoopin and they jumped all over it.
Dang! I knew I should have put you down as place instead of show!!!!

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#979900 Sep 10, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
<quoted text>
I had to pay for Vietnam...
You have to pay for Iraq...
Fair is fair dummy!
We are talking about war costs boosting the deficit. Only Bush offered no finding for his wars & just added the cost to the debt.

"In 1950 and 1951 Congress increased taxes by close to 4% of GDP to pay for the Korean War, even though the high World War II tax rates were still largely in effect. In 1968, a 10% surtax was imposed to pay for the Vietnam War, which raised revenue by about 1% of GDP. "

http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/25/shared-sacri...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#979901 Sep 10, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
President George Bush has nothing good to say about the dictator of Syria...but supported our President ...
Bush simply said Obama was in a tough position and had to make a tough decision. Obama was too naïve to know about tough decisions as a corrupt Chicago politician and wanting to try Bush and Cheney for war crimes as the president because they made tough decisions.

"Instant Karma's gonna get you
Gonna knock you right on the head."
-John Lennon
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#979902 Sep 10, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
others do the fighting... you seem only to troll?
Galt does not discuss his personal life, but poofballs like Patrick would be summarily executed by your Islamic buddies just for the fact of what you are....
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#979903 Sep 10, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
"We helped the Afghanis run off a Russian invasion.." ;-)
By WE she does not mean Herself ...
editorial we?
or she may have a tape worm
or a mouse in her pocket?
Over 70 percent democrats oppose obama's warmongering tactics invading Syria...

In what whine and crybaby mode are you in today Patrick??

It's the culture..

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#979904 Sep 10, 2013
Rumor has it that the CIA is removing CW's from Libya. The reason for all the hush hush.

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