US Senate leader files resolution aut...

US Senate leader files resolution authorizing military force against Syria

There are 21 comments on the Canada.com story from Sep 6, 2013, titled US Senate leader files resolution authorizing military force against Syria. In it, Canada.com reports that:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. makes his way to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept.

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“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#1 Sep 6, 2013
So, have the American people woke up yet? Are they beginning to realize the constant argument of D versus R is a failed argument?

Because here we go. These psychopaths and sociopaths that are in charge and believe they are a new form of nobility are about to get more innocent people people for their own ambitions.

Change the lettering on the end of the name all you want, fact remains that the policies and directions are always the same.

What did Republicans bring the people? War in the middle East, enormous amount of debt, and a dead economy.

What have Democrats brought us? War in the Middle east, enormous amounts of debt to banks, and a dead economy.
Lamer

Piqua, OH

#2 Sep 6, 2013
One of the D's biggest hypocrisies is all the fake outrage when Bush did it but when their own side does it, not outrage, not even silence, but compliance.

If all you see is in Blue & Red then you are one of the sheep.
Really

Las Vegas, NV

#3 Sep 6, 2013
harry reid has got to be the biggest POS. Shut up STUPID and get out of the way of common sense. I bet king obama has your lip prints on his a$$.
Quit suking that peter harry.
You are way out of date and need to retire. Whats left of your brain is not enough to speak about anything intelligently.
So retire and go the fck home dumass.
Sheik Yerbouti

Furlong, PA

#4 Sep 6, 2013
Harry can explain himself to the parents when the body bags start coming back!

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#5 Sep 6, 2013
Kahoki wrote:
So, have the American people woke up yet? Are they beginning to realize the constant argument of D versus R is a failed argument?
Because here we go. These psychopaths and sociopaths that are in charge and believe they are a new form of nobility are about to get more innocent people people for their own ambitions.
Change the lettering on the end of the name all you want, fact remains that the policies and directions are always the same.
What did Republicans bring the people? War in the middle East, enormous amount of debt, and a dead economy.
What have Democrats brought us? War in the Middle east, enormous amounts of debt to banks, and a dead economy.
Unfortunately the sheeple don't care. They just want someone to be for and someone to be against. It takes their minds off the fact there is nothing they can really do about anything.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#6 Sep 6, 2013
What's truly ridiculous is the repeated claims that this time will be different with "no boots on the ground".

And just what do they think will happen when Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz or starts lobbing missiles at Israel, or when terrorists attacking US bases in the region in response to our "limited strike"?

I voted for Obama, but I oppose this strike 100%, just as I opposed attacking Iraq.

If we do ANYTHING, then it should be a couple of nukes on Damascus & Tehran and be done with it once and for all.

Ooops, we hit the wrong button......

Since: Sep 09

Hollywood, FL

#7 Sep 6, 2013
My country is run by stupid pukes....why can't the USA just sit this out??????
Adale

Washington, DC

#8 Sep 6, 2013
We will sit this one out, they don't have the votes and in my view Obama is looking for a way out.
Americans are informed on this issue and are opposed to any involvement, excepting a few nitwits.

Sooner or later we will end up in fighting these people, but this is not our time.

Lost cause.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#9 Sep 6, 2013
Lamer wrote:
One of the D's biggest hypocrisies is all the fake outrage when Bush did it but when their own side does it, not outrage, not even silence, but compliance.
If all you see is in Blue & Red then you are one of the sheep.
You are correct. I am deep red, but am adamantly opposed to military intervention in this situation for the following reasons.

The Geneva Protocol is a really short treaty that everyone should read. The Geneva Protocol binds only the signatory nations, meaning that those countries not part of the treaty are not bound by it and are free to use chemical weapons. There is no mention of what happens to either non-signatories or signatory nations if they use chemical weapons.

From those facts, it flows that use of chemical weapons by one signatory against any other country clearly would be an act of war and the agressor nation could then be engaged militarily. It also flows that if a non-signatory nation (Syria) uses chemical weapons within its own borders, regardless of the target--unless a foreign embassy--no country or group of countries has any authority under the Geneva Protocol or otherwise to take any military action.

In short, any military attack on the Syrian government for the singular fact that it delivered a chemical weapon within their borders is irreconcilable with the Geneva Protocol or any international law.

I detest that it has happened, but madmen eventually pay the price for their deeds, e.g., Hussein, Ghadaffi, etc., but we have no right to attack Syria. Let Øbama argue moral authority all he wants and gather the Geneva Protocol signatory nations to join him in a coalition in the U.N.(which I despise, but that's for another topic), or, as Øbama has shown himself wont to do, he should "stand down".
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halito

Winnemucca, NV

#11 Sep 6, 2013
So Where's the Sweet promised land Honey.?
Gotel John

Noblesville, IN

#12 Sep 6, 2013
halito wrote:
So Where's the Sweet promised land Honey.?
U wanna Honey land? it's dat call Honey+Moon? or Lunar Sweet!! but NASA was broke...U hav to wait ok...what do U think Sicember, 9 vote will B!;-00

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#13 Sep 6, 2013
Far Away wrote:
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You are correct. I am deep red, but am adamantly opposed to military intervention in this situation for the following reasons.
The Geneva Protocol is a really short treaty that everyone should read. The Geneva Protocol binds only the signatory nations, meaning that those countries not part of the treaty are not bound by it and are free to use chemical weapons. There is no mention of what happens to either non-signatories or signatory nations if they use chemical weapons.
From those facts, it flows that use of chemical weapons by one signatory against any other country clearly would be an act of war and the agressor nation could then be engaged militarily. It also flows that if a non-signatory nation (Syria) uses chemical weapons within its own borders, regardless of the target--unless a foreign embassy--no country or group of countries has any authority under the Geneva Protocol or otherwise to take any military action.
In short, any military attack on the Syrian government for the singular fact that it delivered a chemical weapon within their borders is irreconcilable with the Geneva Protocol or any international law.
I detest that it has happened, but madmen eventually pay the price for their deeds, e.g., Hussein, Ghadaffi, etc., but we have no right to attack Syria. Let Øbama argue moral authority all he wants and gather the Geneva Protocol signatory nations to join him in a coalition in the U.N.(which I despise, but that's for another topic), or, as Øbama has shown himself wont to do, he should "stand down".
YUP!
And the chemical weapons ban was not signd by Syria. Also, the Damnocrats ought to read it since they cite it. It applies only to weapons within their jurisdiction. Obama over-stepped in Libya. He's taken a flying leap on this one. Wonder how Oslo feels now about their Peace Prize laureate.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#14 Sep 6, 2013
Good boy Harry. Now sit and stay.
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Helping Hand

Tampa, FL

#16 Sep 6, 2013
Look Koch Foods the chicken processing plant in MORRISTOWN TN is no different they shipped out 400 cases of contaminated chicken that was over 10xs guidelines and what happened they picked on a girl for telling is that what were going over to do?

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#17 Sep 7, 2013
Why is the media; right, left, center, not asking the question:'what is the corporate interest in Syria?" Energy and Banking.

Also it is a no-brainer that those in Congress who support attacking Syria get 80% plus of their donations from military complex industry and the Haliburtons of the world.

The situation right this moment is desperate in Syria for Exxon/Mobil, BP, Total, and Germany with Assad right at the point of kicking them out and retaining all oil for Syria.

We've had similar human rights violations in countries that have negligible natural resources and we didn't go to their aid.

Obama must take a stand for the American people over corporate America even if it means corporate money removing Democrats from office and installing the warmongers they want who will go to war to protect their interest in foreign countries.

Congress, Republican and Democrat, must tell the truth of what this push to attack Syria is really all about.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#18 Sep 7, 2013
WMCOL wrote:
Why is the media; right, left, center, not asking the question:'what is the corporate interest in Syria?" Energy and Banking.
Also it is a no-brainer that those in Congress who support attacking Syria get 80% plus of their donations from military complex industry and the Haliburtons of the world.
The situation right this moment is desperate in Syria for Exxon/Mobil, BP, Total, and Germany with Assad right at the point of kicking them out and retaining all oil for Syria.
We've had similar human rights violations in countries that have negligible natural resources and we didn't go to their aid.
Obama must take a stand for the American people over corporate America even if it means corporate money removing Democrats from office and installing the warmongers they want who will go to war to protect their interest in foreign countries.
Congress, Republican and Democrat, must tell the truth of what this push to attack Syria is really all about.
Did contributions from defense interests affect Senate vote on Syria

http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2013/09/...
Progressive Thinker

New Salem, ND

#19 Sep 7, 2013
Helping Hand wrote:
Look Koch Foods the chicken processing plant in MORRISTOWN TN is no different they shipped out 400 cases of contaminated chicken that was over 10xs guidelines and what happened they picked on a girl for telling is that what were going over to do?
What do marginal chickens have to do with starting a war with Syria? Are you saying Reid is a chicken? Would this picked on girl consider working with Reid at the Chicken Ranch in Nevada?
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#21 Sep 7, 2013
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Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#23 Sep 7, 2013
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fingiswold

Newark, OH

#24 Sep 7, 2013
send him to fight it, then

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