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KnoxGasPriceSpy

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2012 2:50:56 PM

What is your opinion on Obama?
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 1:24:31 AM

johnsell - "Stewart seems to be smartening up these days......."

Not the first time Stewart has come down on this administration.

"Stewart Dings Obama for Tackling ISIS in as ‘Chaotic and Confused a Way as Possible’"

Just another example of Obama's incompetence.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 1:20:38 AM

KnoxGasPriceSpy - "read it and weep, buzz"

I've always found it interesting that the price took such a dive just before the election.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 10:32:25 PM

snicker
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johnsell
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 10:14:47 PM

Stewart seems to be smartening up these days.......

Stewart Dings Obama for Tackling ISIS in as ‘Chaotic and Confused a Way as Possible’
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 7:21:54 PM

There really are times when a picture is worth a thousand words
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 5:02:03 PM

Buzz, >> Truth is, the Sunnis were never that radical! Idiot-American EvilBushJr. radicalized them when he knocked them out of power in Iraq... The semi-secular Sunnis were tolerant of Jews and Christians living in Iraq... no problems back then... but after Idiot-American Jr. put the extremist Shiites Moslems in charge of Iraq, the Christians and Jews fled the country or were killed... IdiotJr. thought the Shiites were better because they were 'more religious'... he has no real understanding of the evil of religion... what it does when it gets the power to do it... the man is a retard... <<
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For the real source of the divide between the two factions, click here.

"Some necessary historical background: In the seventh century the still young Islamic movement split into two camps, Sunni and Shia. The proximate cause was a difference of opinion about the selection of a new caliph, the spiritual and political leader of the Muslim community. The Sunni felt he should be elected; those who came to be called Shiites believed that he must be a member of the Prophet’s family. The quarrel came to a head at the Battle of Karbala (in what is now Iraq) in 680 and the defeat of the Shiite faction, which still nurtures historical resentments towards the victors, and a sense of eternal victimhood."

Always a minority within the Islamic world, the Shiites developed their own beliefs and practices that somewhat diverged from those of the Sunnis (although there is enormous variety within both traditions). In particular, their reverence for saints and construction of shrines to their memory strikes many Sunnis as virtual idolatry. Some indeed refuse to concede that Shiites are truly Muslims."

'Patrick Cockburn reports that Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi ambassador to Washington (1983-2005), once told M16 head Sir Richard Dearlove: “The time is not far off in the Middle East, Richard, when it will literally be ‘God help the Shia.’ More than a billion Sunni have simply had enough of them.” '

I find it impossible and apparently you don't, that Bush was alive during the Seventh Century.

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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 4:10:12 PM

read it and weep, buzz
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 2:02:38 PM

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>>Buzz, Would be $7 - $15/gallon by now if McCain/McBush or Screw-the-Little-Guy-Romney had gotten elected...<<

< runningmp: "So are you going to back your claim up with credible, non-biased information or are you just making an assumption? >

. After 8 years of EvilBushJr., by Summer 2008, our gasoline was $5/gallon... now after 6 more years of inflation, it's only $2.93 here under Pres. Obama... obviously, 6 more years of EvilBushie failed policies would have had it up to $7 - $10/gallon by now...
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:58:26 PM

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< Weaslespit - "The danger in this is the further radicalization of the Sunnis... As in the Israel/Palestine conflict, too big of a stick will have unintended, negative consequences - as will too small of a stick." >

. Truth is, the Sunnis were never that radical! Idiot-American EvilBushJr. radicalized them when he knocked them out of power in Iraq... The semi-secular Sunnis were tolerant of Jews and Christians living in Iraq... no problems back then... but after Idiot-American Jr. put the extremist Shiites Moslems in charge of Iraq, the Christians and Jews fled the country or were killed... IdiotJr. thought the Shiites were better because they were 'more religious'... he has no real understanding of the evil of religion... what it does when it gets the power to do it... the man is a retard...
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 1:51:41 PM

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< Buzz: "9/11/2001 is a Special Day created by the EvilBushies and planned two years in advance, as we all know... and a day only the EvilBushies may want to celebrate…" >
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< mahopacJack: "TWO years in advance? Then that puts blame right on the shoulders of the Clinton Administration." >

. Obviously you didn't read the LINK below or you would realize it wasn't planned in the Gov't, but in an EvilBushie planning session... to use if they got an EvilBushie in the White House...
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 12:54:24 PM

Weaslespit - "The danger in this is the further radicalization of the Sunnis... As in the Israel/Palestine conflict, too big of a stick will have unintended, negative consequences - as will too small of a stick."

Exactly. We need to destroy IS, root and branch, while not alienating, and preferably actually de-radicalizing, other Sunnis.

Which means, among other things, convincing them that IS is a corruption of true Islam.

Which it is. Like Boko Haram, they are simply using Islam as a justification for murder, rape, theft and lies.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 8:56:25 AM

"But our immediate task is to defeat ISIS. And I can sum up that strategy in eight words: We shoot, they die. We win, they lose."

The danger in this is the further radicalization of the Sunnis... As in the Israel/Palestine conflict, too big of a stick will have unintended, negative consequences - as will too small of a stick.

Thin line to walk there.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 3:01:05 AM

runningmp - What part of "We need to crush them _before_ they become a real threat" are you having a problem with?
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 10:49:53 PM

rjhenn, you and I will still disagree. ISIS/ISIL needs to be exterminated not made manageable. Trying to make something manageable means you will continually have to do something to it. If you want to exterminate them that means fighting dirty.
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 10:48:10 PM

>>Buzz, Would be $7 - $15/gallon by now if McCain/McBush or Screw-the-Little-Guy-Romney had gotten elected...<<

So are you going to back your claim up with credible, non-biased information or are you just making an assumption?

Of course 9/11 was President Bush's fault if your a 9/11 truther. Back your claim up with credible, non-biased information.
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johnsell
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 9:33:53 PM

I can sum up the appropriate ISIS strategy in eight words Written by Allen West on September 15, 2014

"But our immediate task is to defeat ISIS. And I can sum up that strategy in eight words: We shoot, they die. We win, they lose."
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 10:15:47 AM

"On 9/22/2014, there was a special event of sorts. At the White House. MichellO had special event with a group called "KaBoom" and they packed backpacks to give away.
On 911? KaBoom? Backpacks (9/11/2012, Boston Marathon)? Seriously?"

How many dots can the talking heads connect?
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 1:33:23 AM

MahopacJack - "No. Not in lieu of remembering what happened on this tragic day. Celebrating the day, especially with an organization called "Kaboom" that has nothing to do with 9/11?"

"Celebrating"????
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 10:20:59 PM

Buzz,>> 9/11/2001 is a Special Day created by the EvilBushies and planned two years in advance, as we all know... and a day only the EvilBushies may want to celebrate…<<
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TWO years in advance? Then that puts blame right on the shoulders of the Clinton Administration. Clinton's last day in office was January 19, 2001. The same day he pardoned Marc Rich who had been convicted of Tax Evasion. Marc's wife then went on to donate about a $1 million to the Clinton Library. Coincidently, Marc owed over $400 Million to the taxpayers.

While your methods of picking which side to defend will remain questionable, you can at least rightfully claim to be consistent.
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BuzzLOL
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:49:55 PM

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. 9/11/2001 is a Special Day created by the EvilBushies and planned two years in advance, as we all know... and a day only the EvilBushies may want to celebrate...:

+ Planning a New Pearl Harbor Event +

+ Keeping the New Pearl Harbor Event Details Secret +

. Anyway, gas here is $2.95/gallon today w/ Pres. Obama... was $5/gallon after 8 years of EvilBushJr...

. Would be $7 - $15/gallon by now if McCain/McBush or Screw-the-Little-Guy-Romney had gotten elected...

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+++++++++++ RELIGION ERADICATION SPECIALIST +++++++++++++
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[Edited by: BuzzLOL at 9/14/2014 7:50:56 PM EST]
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:49:10 PM

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So there's no misunderstanding, the "previous administration" I referred to in my previous post was the Clinton Administration.
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:13:19 PM

rjhenn, >>So you don't believe in the idea of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.<<
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No. Not in lieu of remembering what happened on this tragic day. Celebrating the day, especially with an organization called "Kaboom" that has nothing to do with 9/11? It is merely a political distraction to me. A lot of people were effected by this tragedy (which could have been AVOIDED were it not for the previous administrations' blunders). It detracts from the real horror, a government handcuffed by its own red tape.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 4:09:22 PM

KnoxGasPriceSpy - "see.. I told ya so..."

Actually, that seems to be a better description of you and several others. Anything that Obama does, or doesn't do, will be twisted to look as bad as possible, whether or not that makes any sense.

As for your conclusion that I'm "in the bag" for Obama, that seems to be your opinion of anyone who doesn't take any opportunity to criticize Obama, whether or not that criticism is supported by reality.
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:32:04 AM

MahopacJack....he's in the bag... no matter what you say.. ;-p

see.. I told ya so...
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 2:43:26 AM

MahopacJack - "I stand with I75 on this one. If you can't see the inappropriateness of this on 9/11 then you may want to rethink your judgement of him. For a political party that dwells upon political correctness, this is pathetical."

So you don't believe in the idea of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 1:22:24 AM

The real issue is the ongoing lack of proper decorum displayed by the 0bamas. Six years and they don't know by know what is and is not proper at times, including very specific times such as 9/11
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StArrow68
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 12:54:56 AM

Backpacks are for the media, so they can focus on something other than real issues.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 6:55:16 PM

Islamic State Video Reportedly Shows Beheading of Another Hostage
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Snowplowerguy
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 4:51:45 PM

Would you trust anyone with a middle name "Hussein"??????

NEVER!!!!!
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 3:20:19 PM

Is there anyone with a brain cell left over there?
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Not in the White House....that's been proven over and over and over and over...
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 2:53:47 PM

Certainly worth the eight minutes if you did not see this on FOX. We should all be very afraid.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 1:41:53 PM

Worth the 8 minutes as she tells it like it is:

Judge Jeanine Pirro Opening Statement On Obama's Mixed Message On ISIS
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 12:33:51 PM

MahopacJack....he's in the bag... no matter what you say..;-p

[Edited by: KnoxGasPriceSpy at 9/13/2014 12:35:24 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 12:32:33 PM

Finally we have proof that Obama siad one truthful thing - he did create jobs----
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 10:56:05 AM

rj,>>So you don't like a charity that builds playgrounds, and, apparently, you've got something against homeless children.<<
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I stand with I75 on this one. If you can't see the inappropriateness of this on 9/11 then you may want to rethink your judgement of him. For a political party that dwells upon political correctness, this is pathetical.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 3:13:55 AM

I75at7AM - "On 911? KaBoom? Backpacks (9/11/2012, Boston Marathon)? Seriously?"

So you don't like a charity that builds playgrounds, and, apparently, you've got something against homeless children.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 12:25:34 AM

On 9/22/2014, there was a special event of sorts. At the White House. MichellO had special event with a group called "KaBoom" and they packed backpacks to give away.
On 911? KaBoom? Backpacks (9/11/2012, Boston Marathon)? Seriously?

Is there anyone with a brain cell left over there?
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 2:54:34 PM

"Connect the dots: Obama met with cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9/11"

Beck's favorite game - draw a line connecting two completely unrelated events and draw a conclusion!

ie - Obama sent Marines to Baghdad to blow-up the US Embassy... He was sure of it!

SMH
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 1:39:06 PM

Connect the dots: Obama met with cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9/11

"Yes ladies and gentlemen, our president, Barack Hussein Obama, met with a cleric who supports Hezbollah on 9-11. The same Obama who the evening prior in his defective ISIS strategy speech had the nerve to say ISIS is not “Islamic.” And then went on to show more indignation that ISIS has killed Muslims rather than the genocide against Christians and other religious minorities."
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:29:42 AM

Diane Foley said that they were told by Government officials to "not go to the media," and that the "government would not exchange prisoners," but what about this Obama trade deal he made for an alleged ungrateful?
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:07:07 AM

He stinks!

[Edited by: Tru2psu2 at 9/12/2014 8:07:28 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 1:41:03 AM

Dr. Charles Krauthammer Explains What the President’s Speech on ISIS is Actually All About

"Well look, this was a political speech in the guise of a military plan. There wasn’t a lot in the plan, it was obvious stuff, meaning an air campaign to support Iraqi’s incursion on the ground, which we’ve already been doing. [...]

This is a political speech, because this is a President trying to save a collapsed Presidency."
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 5:54:48 PM

Obummer? What a looser!

Bring back Reagan.....or EITHER of the Bushes!
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 4:29:22 PM

"Which is a problem both parties have."

Unfortunately. If I don't see a turn-around this election cycle, I might have to seriously consider an Independent candidate in '16...
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 4:21:00 PM

He is doing his best.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 4:04:52 PM

I75at7AM - "Continuing the subterfuge is dangerous. Lending credibility to an incredible man is a certain way to destroy one’s own validity."

Which is a problem both parties have.
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 3:43:33 PM

The Democrats' (and Media's) 0bama Problem

"Supporters are now in an awkward position. Do they continue to support what is increasingly seen as an inept president or do they turn against him?

Continuing the subterfuge is dangerous. Lending credibility to an incredible man is a certain way to destroy one’s own validity."
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 2:31:11 PM

Air only solutions have not worked in the past. His advisors are telling him what he wants to hear since all the honest intellects have been purged.
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 9:37:24 AM

Maybe there is no plan for ISIS because ISIS is the plan ..?
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 7:51:18 PM

What should Obama say to the American people tonight? Glenn has a few ideas

“Everybody has a pivot point. His pivot point is on optics. [But] this is not an optics problem. This is a real problem,” Glenn said. “This isn’t a P.R. problem. This isn’t a photographic problem… This is actually something. And I don’t know if the president can do something about this.”

"With that in mind, Glenn said this is what he would like to hear Obama say to the American people:

Hello, America.
A few years ago, I didn’t believe that it was possible that a Caliphate could be established. Nobody really did. It’s an insane thought. It’s the thought that all of the Middle East could be united under one banner. And the way that happens is through force. I really thought that we were a better planet than that. I thought we were past the days of barbarism. I thought we were out of the Middle Ages because I’m an optimistic guy. I believe we’re better that, and I believe the people of the Middle East are better than that. I believe the people of the Middle East don’t want that.

I also know that this United States of America is war weary. We’re tired of these wars. They don’t seem winnable. They don’t seem like they’ll ever end. I came into office telling you that they would end. I was going to end them. Well, I will tell you this: I ended the war in Iraq, and I’m ending the war in Afghanistan. We did go after Osama Bin Laden, and we got him. We have killed some of the bad terrorists. It was my misunderstanding of what we were dealing with when we were in the campaign. I said to then Governor Romney that the ’80s wanted their policies back, that Russia wasn’t a threat. We see now Russia is. But again, that mistake was made because I’m an optimist.

We now see that is not true. I want to continue to believe that the world is a better place than perhaps it is, that the leaders around the world are better than perhaps they are, and that we are the greatest nation ever put together in the history of the world. Perhaps we’re not. But I believe that. Because I believe that, it requires us to do certain things and that is: Admit when we’re wrong and show you not only are we wrong, we’re going to correct these things."
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