Obama concedes to Syria and Russia

Full story: The Washington Post

Wasn't military action needed to make an example of Assad and discourage any other power from using weapons of mass destruction? Now the lesson is that despots can use them repeatedly, remain in power and string out disarmament.

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some people don't think it is concession, but others think not.
however, politcial solution is more better than warship.

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coffee has a bitter taste, but most people like to drink it.
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BS headline and editorial. This is a better result than we could have hoped for, given the newly-minted rightwing peaceniks in congress whose only principle is to block the president and progress for the country.

“Liberals hate free speech!”

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BS headline and editorial. This is a better result than we could have hoped for, given the newly-minted rightwing peaceniks in congress whose only principle is to block the president and progress for the country.
People don't like the direction he is taking us! Our allies don't trust us and our enemies don't fear us because of Obama!!
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This is for all of you Foxbots:

Roger Ailes (the head of Fox News) said this a little over a year ago: "Putin is angry, he thinks the United States doesn't take him seriously or treat Russia like a major player. Okay, fine, that's how he feels. If I were President, I'd get in a room with him and say,'Look at the slaughter going on in Syria. You can stop it. Do it, and I'll see to it that you can get all the credit. I'll tell the world that it was you who saved the innocent....'"

But now Ailes's reporters are on the air saying that the US has been "castrated" by Russia.
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Retired SOF wrote:
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People don't like the direction he is taking us! Our allies don't trust us and our enemies don't fear us because of Obama!!
talking stupid.
reality check

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People don't like the direction he is taking us! Our allies don't trust us and our enemies don't fear us because of Obama!!
You're not smart enough to figure out what laxative to take, let alone who our enemies are.

"Mohammed was a Jew" LOL - That pretty much sums you up.

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BS headline and editorial. This is a better result than we could have hoped for, given the newly-minted rightwing peaceniks in congress whose only principle is to block the president and progress for the country.
Progress like this?

American households are earning 4.4% less, when adjusted for inflation, than they were when the economic recovery began four years ago.

"Almost every group is worse off than it was four years ago," said Gordon Green of Sentier Research. Demographic groups such as the middle-aged, part-time workers and women with children have suffered even worse than the average.

Yeah, I know, I know...everything is the fault of the GOP. Yawn.

Well, if that's the case, you're admitting your president is impotent. Coming up on 5 years and all we have is a country that's more dependent on the government than it has EVER been. And what do you folks want? 15 million more instant immigrant democrats on the dole.
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Sep 16, 2013
 
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BS headline and editorial. This is a better result than we could have hoped for, given the newly-minted rightwing peaceniks in congress whose only principle is to block the president and progress for the country.
Block the prez from progressing us into a war.

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talking stupid.
Telling the truth!

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You're not smart enough to figure out what laxative to take, let alone who our enemies are.
"Mohammed was a Jew" LOL - That pretty much sums you up.
The sh*t that comes out of your mouth. Do you kiss your boyfriend with that mouth?
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Sep 17, 2013
 
Putin got Obama off the hook!

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Syrian wrote:
Putin got Obama off the hook!
why?
that may be the step that putin find to withdraw.
the situation is tough, american indeed not to wish to be involved into dispute.

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Sep 17, 2013
 
the best bet for syria is that spliting their state inot two, like sudan.
or korea.
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New China wrote:
the best bet for syria is that spliting their state inot two, like sudan.
or korea.
Yeah, then AlQaeda can have their own State!

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