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MahopacJack

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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2013 3:11:53 PM

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Syrian Rebels Pose Serious Problem for West
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Obama's Allies
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From the second link, "Earlier this week, Secretary of State John Kerry told members of Congress, "I just don't believe that a majority [of rebels] are Al Qaeda and bad guys." Instead, he believes only a quarter of the rebel forces are linked to Al Qaeda or the "bad guys."

This from the same guy who claimed to thrown away his Silver Star (Some claim that he awarded himself.) in a Vietnam War protest but it turned out to be someone else's.

At least no one has called the Syrian rebels Freedom Fighters.
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[Edited by: MahopacJack at 9/5/2013 3:17:50 PM EST]
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Skata17
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2013 9:55:28 AM

What Congress should be debating this week is the impeachment of Obama, Biden, Kerry, Powers and others who are bent on war for any reason.

This whole crisis is manufactured to divert your attention away from the NSA surveillance programs, the abuses of the IRS and defunding of Obummer Care.
Its the economy stupid.
Enough of the smoke and mirrors.
Just as guilty is the lame stream media who are the lapdogs of those occupying the Monkey House in Washington.
Stop the lies, the misinfo and the disinfo.

Where were the Obama people as over 100,000 other Syrians were dying?
This conflict in Syria is another one of those "depopulation wars".
Also its a smokescreen to the real target which is IRAN is its vast reservoirs of oil and natural gas.
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AC-302
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 5:46:33 PM

I think I agree that we CANNOT support the Islamist rebels. Assad is something of an Islamist. He accepts Russian support, but looks East (to Iran), rather than West to Turkey, Europe or the US. And that is his and the ruling council's right. No question. But the problem is that he takes orders from Iran, and in doing so, is also a major state sponsor of terrorism.

Assad isn't a good alternative, but neither are the rebels. I think the best thing we can do is let them fight it out, and prevent any other country, including Iran, from giving any other material support to ANY side. It would be useful if we could get Russia to agree with us.
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 5:23:01 PM

gocatgo, >>Anyone care to compare the Syrian rebels to the Iraqi welcoming party Americans got in Bush's war. According to Cheney we were supposed to be Iraq's "Liberators"? Apparently no one told Bush & Cheney that Iraq did not want to be liberated.<<
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The Clinton Administration (which passed on to Bush the information of WMD in Iraq) is as much to blame as Bush AND BOTH major political parties. In the case of Syria, there are many in Congress who are opposed and who hear the voice of the people. We have an administration that does not want to listen to either.

TREMENDOUS DIFFERENCE!
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 12:16:34 PM

Anyone care to compare the Syrian rebels to the Iraqi welcoming party Americans got in Bush's war. According to Cheney we were supposed to be Iraq's "Liberators"? Apparently no one told Bush & Cheney that Iraq did not want to be liberated.
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1stupedaso
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 11:38:49 AM

The people say stay out of the Syrian mess, at least for now. Obama and McCain are in the minority
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jeskibuff
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2013 6:54:36 AM

mudtoe said: "There are no good guys in Syria."

There are some, but they're being slaughtered quicker than the bad guys are. It's kind of like Israel...surrounded by bad guys who start wars with each other then toss missiles into Israel as if it was their fault for the conflict.

Assad's no angel and the rebels are just as brutal, if not worse. People in the middle who just want to live their lives in peace get the raw end of the deal...like the children who died from the chemical weapons attacks, whether it was the rebels or Assad who was responsible for them.
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theTower
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2013 11:10:02 AM

One of the local papers had a poll in their paper on Wed. about attacking Sryia. 21 % for79 % against"

National polls aren't much different.
I suspect thats why President Peace Prize is going be on TV this coming Tuesday trying to explain how wrong we all are to oppose this and to convince us that the bombs must fall.
Lets see how that goes.

[Edited by: theTower at 9/6/2013 11:12:57 AM EST]
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Skata17
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2013 10:57:40 AM

Check out this video of Wesley Clark on You Tube from 2008 talking about the US going to several countries to overthrown their govenments.

General Wesley Clark reveals the US plan to invade and take over 7 countries, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, And Iran, before we even invaded Afghanistan. The first part of the plan was revealed 10 days after 9/11 and was expanded to included the other nations. Clark is quoted as saying the invasion wasn't based on links to Al-Queda or any other intelligence reports but just because the US has an army that is great at taking over other nations.

Go to You Tube and type in the following: Gen Wesley Clark Reveals US Plan To Invade Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, And Iran.

/watch?v=9LTdx1nPu3k&feature=player_embedded



[Edited by: Skata17 at 9/6/2013 11:00:47 AM EST]
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mudtoe
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2013 10:13:14 AM

There are no good guys in Syria. When your enemies are busy killing each other the best thing you can do is sell both sides more weapons. And if you can't do that then just stand aside and watch.


mudtoe

[Edited by: mudtoe at 9/6/2013 10:13:50 AM EST]
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2013 9:55:51 AM

Another one of the many reasons that we need to stay out of that sand pit.

One of the local papers had a poll in their paper on Wed. about attacking Sryia.

21 % for
79 % against
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Grizdad
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2013 8:37:07 AM

The actions by the "Rebels" against the Syrian soldiers in the barbaric video is utterly sickening. If you have not witnessed it, check it out.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2013 4:19:16 PM

We are (0bama is) about 30 months late getting involved in the Syrian conflict.
That parade has left the polo grounds.

There were "secular" moderate Syrian people involved in the initial uprising against the Assad regime. They have been forced out (possibly killed) by other more radical groups hoping to gain control of Syria. Al-Qaeda etc.

You can't turn back the clock on this conflict (unless you are Hermione Granger).

Too late to the party = stay out the U.S.



[Edited by: I75at7AM at 9/5/2013 4:20:01 PM EST]
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