Newest War Veterans In Congress Troubled By Syria Prospects

Aug 31, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: National Public Radio

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry , who served a tour of duty in Iraq, speaks with reporters in Harrisburg, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.

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If there's a single theme emanating from that mostly Republican class of members, it's one characterized by deep reticence — or flat out resistance — to the idea of military intervention without congressional authorization.

The potential that Syria possesses weapons of mass destruction "exists, and is certainly real," says Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), an aviation battalion commander in Iraq, "and that's something service members can understand.

"But the president is going to have to persuade me. We've already let the world know we're coming, leaked the method of delivery, and even though we're hoping for regime change, what are we doing?"

"A single theme"?

Congress wants to be able to "authorize" war?

"The president's fateful August 2012 reference to a "red line" that would be crossed if the Assad regime used chemical weapons has also come in for harsh scrutiny, particularly among Republicans".

Something very fishy about this.

Now a year later, THEY used chemical weapons.

It has "false flag" written all over it.

"Walz, who, like most of his colleagues, is back in his southern Minnesota-based district meeting with constituents during the congressional summer break, says this about the run-up to an imminent strike: "There very well may be a plan and an end game, but it wasn't conveyed to Congress, and it wasn't conveyed to the American people."

Even when Obama explains to congress or us, what he wishes will happen.

Once the shooting starts and bombs are dropped, there ISN'T any "plan".

There's a very strong desire that the end game in this is well thought out. It can't be haphazard. The military will execute it, but the civilians better get the mission right."

It will be haphazard and civilians never get it right.

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Obamachicken is going to throw a pillow as Assad.
Obama will screw this up as bad as he screwed up Benghazi.
Then we can impeach the coward.

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Wall Street Government wrote:
If there's a single theme emanating from that mostly Republican class of members, it's one characterized by deep reticence — or flat out resistance — to the idea of military intervention without congressional authorization.
The potential that Syria possesses weapons of mass destruction "exists, and is certainly real," says Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), an aviation battalion commander in Iraq, "and that's something service members can understand.
"But the president is going to have to persuade me. We've already let the world know we're coming, leaked the method of delivery, and even though we're hoping for regime change, what are we doing?"
"A single theme"?
Congress wants to be able to "authorize" war?
"The president's fateful August 2012 reference to a "red line" that would be crossed if the Assad regime used chemical weapons has also come in for harsh scrutiny, particularly among Republicans".
Something very fishy about this.
Now a year later, THEY used chemical weapons.
It has "false flag" written all over it.
"Walz, who, like most of his colleagues, is back in his southern Minnesota-based district meeting with constituents during the congressional summer break, says this about the run-up to an imminent strike: "There very well may be a plan and an end game, but it wasn't conveyed to Congress, and it wasn't conveyed to the American people."
Even when Obama explains to congress or us, what he wishes will happen.
Once the shooting starts and bombs are dropped, there ISN'T any "plan".
There's a very strong desire that the end game in this is well thought out. It can't be haphazard. The military will execute it, but the civilians better get the mission right."
It will be haphazard and civilians never get it right.
Consider Obama’s past Op Ed for the New York Times:

“I believed it was a grave mistake to allow ourselves to be distracted from the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban by invading a country that posed no imminent threat and had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks. Since then, more than 4,000 Americans have died”

Senator Barack Obama

July 14, 2008
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lefraud cry-a-thon: Day 298

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lefraud cry-a-thon: Day 298
COURT ALLOWS OBAMA TO KEEP WHITE HOUSE VISITOR LOGS SECRET...

Sealed for up to 12 years...
It's Not The Peoples Court, That's For Sure.
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Childish, off-topic lafraud spam after another week of fake french asswhuppin'.

hahahahahahahaha

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Childish, off-topic lafraud spam after another week of fake french asswhuppin'.
hahahahahahahaha
Bush' foreign policy?
Look at his mess-
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnew

The world is more anti-American since Obama took office!

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Everyone that travels overseas, knows full well, that GW is the one, that is globally hated....
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Bush' foreign policy?
Look at his mess-
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnew
The world is more anti-American since Obama took office!
hahahahahaha....

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lafraud is a fraud again.
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Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Consider Obama’s past Op Ed for the New York Times:
“I believed it was a grave mistake to allow ourselves to be distracted from the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban by invading a country that posed no imminent threat and had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks. Since then, more than 4,000 Americans have died”
Senator Barack Obama
July 14, 2008
Could it be?

This could be an opinion #3 we agree on.

IF, these so called "allies" of ours in that region feel that threatened, let THEM develop a coalition and solve the problem THEY might have with Syria.

Does this have something to do with a year prior mentioning chemical weapons?

Way too "convenient".

With American defense contractors salivating at the thought of more business, not surprising.
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Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Consider Obama’s past Op Ed for the New York Times:
“I believed it was a grave mistake to allow ourselves to be distracted from the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban by invading a country that posed no imminent threat and had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks. Since then, more than 4,000 Americans have died”
Senator Barack Obama
July 14, 2008
What Obama said then is still valid.
Iraq was no threat to American
security. But, Bush supporters used
Saddam's gassing of the Kurds as a
justification for invading Iraq.
Assad is gassing his people, but
some Americans now want to give him
a free pass. Hypocrisy?

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Not John McCain and Lindsey Graham....but their hawkish attitude on Syria is kinda....INCONSISTENT......

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Everyone that travels overseas, knows full well, that GW is the one, that is globally hated....
Bush is more popular in Africa than oblumber! LMAO

Obama is globally challenged!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/bar...

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Gary wrote:
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What Obama said then is still valid.
Iraq was no threat to American
security. But, Bush supporters used
Saddam's gassing of the Kurds as a
justification for invading Iraq.
Assad is gassing his people, but
some Americans now want to give him
a free pass. Hypocrisy?
Dem congressmen supported Bush also, then hid under their desks when Hollywood threw a hissy fit. Fkn hilarous.

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Not John McCain and Lindsey Graham....but their hawkish attitude on Syria is kinda....INCONSISTENT......
Pelosi went there, met with the gas man Assad and wore a vail, dingles. Now the president she supported wants to attack him.

Make up your fkn mind.

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lefraud cry-a-thon: Day 298
Mentally ill Nazicrat statement #3616
Must be a brain tumor.

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Everyone that travels overseas, knows full well, that GW is the one, that is globally hated....
Yes, as long as you travel to China, North Korea and Russia.

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hahahahahaha....
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lafraud is a fraud again.
Obama’s Foreign Policy Approval Rating Drops After Mideast ...

cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-s-foreign-poli... ...

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Another 'page not available'? You're getting more lazy every day.

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Another 'page not available'? You're getting more lazy every day.
There are times, such as last night's State of the Union address, when I think President Barack Obama has taken leave of reality. How he can claim, when half the Arab world is being overrun by Islamist militants, that al-Qaeda is now a shadow of its former self is beyond comprehension.

Is he forgetting that it is only five months since Chris Stevens, the US ambassador to Libya, died following an attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi by al-Qaeda militants? Is he unaware of al-Qaeda's takeover of large swathes of North Africa? Hasn't anyone told him that al-Qaeda is now playing an active role in trying to overthrow the Assad regime in Damascus, as well as infiltrating other Islamist movements in places such as Egypt and Tunisia?

We can all understand Mr Obama's desire to make reviving the American economy his first priority. But it is downright dangerous for him to claim that the fight against militant Islam is over, and that it is safe to bring home the troops.

But then avoiding conflict has been the cornerstone of Mr Obama's presidency since he first took office four years ago, no matter how great the provocation. And it is in this context that he feels he can start withdrawing American forces from Afghanistan, even though it is clear to anyone with any detailed knowledge of the conflict that the Taliban is still a force to be reckoned with.

And, more to the point, so is al-Qaeda, which is simply sitting in the mountains over the border in Waziristan waiting for the Americans and their allies to leave so they can relocate across the border and reconstruct their terror bases once again. So far as Britain is concerned the al-Qaeda terror nexus that remains on the Afghan-Pakistan border is responsible for at least fifty percent of the plots directed against the UK, and if Mr Obama is really going to abandon his responsibility of providing effective leadership for the Western alliance, then we really are in trouble.

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