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US willing to go it alone against Syria if needed
Yahoo! News ^ | 8/28/13 | Deb Riechmann and Kimberly Dozier - ap

Posted on 08/28/2013 2:55:52 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it would take action against the Syrian government even without the backing of allies or the United Nations because diplomatic paralysis must not prevent a response to the alleged chemical weapons attack outside the Syrian capital last week.

New requests for the United Nations to authorize military action in Syria may have complicated the Obama administration's plan to take retaliatory action on the purported poison gas attack east of Damascus that U.S. officials claim was carried out by President Bashar Assad's forces.

But a State Department spokeswoman said possible U.N. rejection of the U.S. plan — most likely led by Russia — won't slow the administration.

"We cannot be held up in responding by Russia's intransigence — continued intransigence — at the United Nations," Marie Harf said. "The situation is so serious that it demands a response."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Israel; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alone; china; cowboy; cowboyobama; cowboypresident; iran; israel; lebanon; needed; obama; russia; syria; turkey; unitedkingdom; unitednations; unobama; waronterror; willing; wot
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Too HeLL with Diplomacy!!

Full Spin Ahead!!!

There's a new dog in the WH ! 8-o

1 posted on 08/28/2013 2:55:52 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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I usually keep the leash up high when I'm walking the new WH dog..


2 posted on 08/28/2013 2:56:59 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: NormsRevenge

The U.S> is NOT willing.

Hussein and the shadowy cabal which snuck him into office are the only people who want this.


3 posted on 08/28/2013 2:57:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: NormsRevenge
0bama willing maybe.

The rest of US? Not so much.

4 posted on 08/28/2013 2:58:09 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: BenLurkin

Lots of money in munitions , I hear.. and real estate..


5 posted on 08/28/2013 2:58:15 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: NormsRevenge

A unilateral action by a cowboy president.


6 posted on 08/28/2013 2:58:23 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: NormsRevenge

Obama finally has the entire world hating us, so full speed ahead!


7 posted on 08/28/2013 2:58:26 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The only people in the world who fear Obama are American citizens. KILL THE BILL!)
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To: nickcarraway

IMPEACH HIM!!!!


8 posted on 08/28/2013 2:59:37 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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"US willing to go it alone against Syria if needed"



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9 posted on 08/28/2013 3:01:20 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: NormsRevenge

What about Kerry’s global test? (Yes, I still remember the BS he said ten years ago).


10 posted on 08/28/2013 3:01:24 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: NormsRevenge

If you have money to invest (I don’t) take a look at ATK.

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=atk


11 posted on 08/28/2013 3:01:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: nickcarraway
A unilateral action by a cowboy president.

Cowboys don't need to be protected from rodeo clowns.

12 posted on 08/28/2013 3:02:16 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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Britain says no Syria action before UN inspection results
http://news.yahoo.com/britain-says-no-syria-action-un-inspection-results-185322699.html

Britain will not take military action against the Syrian regime before UN inspectors report back on evidence of chemical weapons attacks, according to a motion published by the government Wednesday that is set to be put to a parliamentary vote.

Lawmakers are due to vote on Britain’s response to the attacks on Thursday but any military action will require a further vote of parliament’s lower House of Commons after the UN experts confirm their findings, according to the motion.

Biden: ‘No Doubt’ Syrian Regime Behind Chemical Attack

http://gma.yahoo.com/biden-no-doubt-syrian-regime-behind-chemical-attack-202429978—abc-news-politics.html

ice President Joe Biden today said there’s “no doubt” that Bashar al-Assad’s regime is responsible for the recent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians, as the Obama administration weighs its response.

“There is no doubt that an essential international norm has been violated - violated. Chemical weapons have been used,” the vice president told the American Legion National Convention in Houston. “And there is no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in Syria: the Syrian regime.”

Key lawmakers to get Syria chemical weapons briefing Thursday
http://news.yahoo.com/-key-lawmakers-to-get-syria-chemical-weapons-briefing-thursday—203406315.html

Key lawmakers will get a classified briefing from the Obama administration on Thursday regarding Syria’s alleged slaughter of civilians using chemical weapons last week, two U.S. officials said.

The briefing, to be held by conference call because Congress is still out on its August recess, is expected to include the chairmen and ranking members of key committees as well as the top leaders from each party in each chamber, the sources said. One of the officials specified that chairs of the House and Senate committees on armed services, foreign relations and intelligence would likely take part.

The officials asked not to be identified by name or title in order to discuss a classified hearing that has not yet taken place. It was not clear which officials would brief lawmakers.


13 posted on 08/28/2013 3:03:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: NormsRevenge

What would the objective of our launching an invasion of, or war against, Syria be?
How would our attack war plan achieve stated objective?
How will we know when we’ve achieved it (is it visible or measurable, or)?

I am not an isolationist. I just want simple answers is all, so maybe my limited little gray cell can comprehend?

Thank you, WashDC.


14 posted on 08/28/2013 3:03:38 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: NormsRevenge

Can you say “unilateral declaration of war”? I knew you could.


15 posted on 08/28/2013 3:03:47 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: NormsRevenge
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Empty Desert tent: Just $10 bucks (USD)

Dead Camels: A few dollars more $ ?? (Daily Market Price)

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16 posted on 08/28/2013 3:05:48 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Just FYI: What vital interest of the United States is at stake (worthy of war) in this threat to bomb Syria?


17 posted on 08/28/2013 3:05:50 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Vlad the Impaler proposed no path to citizenhip. Consider that.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bush had 20 or 30 countries in the coalition, but the lying left said he was going it alone. Now, Barry and lurch are talking about going it alone in a truly unnecessary war, and nothing but crickets from the stupid, hypocrites of the left.


18 posted on 08/28/2013 3:10:44 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

The 4th Term of the Clinton Administration.. she gets “Obamacare” without her name attached to it.. can’t wait ‘til the 5th.. oh yes i can.


19 posted on 08/28/2013 3:13:49 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: nickcarraway

Even George W. Bush, already considered a “cowboy President”, was not nearly as brash as that Greatest American Hero, Bronco Bama. Bush at least went through the motions of getting UN support and some measure of agreement from the US Congress, rather than go off with the hammer only half-cocked on the six-shooter.

This approaches psychotic. Valerie Jarrett, can’t you rein in your boy?

Oh, that’s right. She IS psychotic.


20 posted on 08/28/2013 3:17:20 PM PDT by alloysteel (Unattended children will be given a Red Bull and a free Kazoo. Reminds me of Congress...)
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To: NormsRevenge

No, the US is not willing to go anywhere. It’s all on hussein who’s rushing out to save his MB buddies and destroy America.


21 posted on 08/28/2013 3:28:22 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Rapscallion
Just FYI: What vital interest of the United States is at stake (worthy of war) in this threat to bomb Syria?

That's an easy one - Bombing Syria will draw attention away from those infernal congressional hearings.


22 posted on 08/28/2013 3:30:29 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: alloysteel

Oh yes I remember the Kerry “global test” from the 04 election. What absolute nonsense.

And, remember his critisism of Bush “he rushed into war without a plan to win the peace” !!

“LET ME BE CRYSTAL CLEAR - I HAVE A PLAN”


23 posted on 08/28/2013 3:30:49 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: NormsRevenge

Wow, the “War is Not the Answer” crowd sure has changed it tune from just a few short years ago:

OBAMA: “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.”


24 posted on 08/28/2013 3:33:02 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: BenLurkin

And that includes mccain. He had to have been brainwashed. It’s so obvious obama wants the MB to take over all of the Middle East. And look who agrees with him.


25 posted on 08/28/2013 3:37:44 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (When you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Lol. This must be so hard on the MSM.


26 posted on 08/28/2013 3:42:38 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: NormsRevenge

So when are we conservatives going to start gathering in the town squares, playing guitar and getting high while we we chant “1,2,3,4, we don’t want your f***ing war” ? You’d hear hippie heads exploding from a distance of 20 miles.


27 posted on 08/28/2013 3:46:13 PM PDT by fr_freak
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To: kevao

OBAMA: “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.”

Youtube with Biden warning at that time, President GW not to start military action against Iran without approval from Congress. If GW did, Biden promised to start impeachment proceedings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dRFJ6CF2Mw&feature=player_embedded

One might ask Joe, “Why not now Joe if your Obozo liar bombs Syria?”


28 posted on 08/28/2013 3:51:52 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Obozoliar and his thugs in his outhouse lie 24/7/365. They are unable to tell the truth.)
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To: nickcarraway

Please don’t insult the meaning of the word cowboy.


29 posted on 08/28/2013 3:55:24 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: NormsRevenge

Someone needs to do a side by side chart comparing Iraq with Syria on things like: Congressional approval, UN approval, verified WMD’s, warnings given, stated goals, ect.

Rush did some of this yesterday.


30 posted on 08/28/2013 3:55:53 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: NormsRevenge

Why not?

Our military is doing everything other than defend America everywhere and flinging about bombs and munitions like popcorn in service to this jackass. Gay generals surveilling American citizens as though they were foreign terrorists and foreign terrorists as though they were freedom and peace loving citizens.

The world has gone mad and our Emperor Zero is setting the world on fire.


31 posted on 08/28/2013 3:56:12 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: NormsRevenge
The Obama administration said Wednesday it would take action against the Syrian government even without the backing of allies or the United Nations (or Congress).

Not a good idea.

5.56mm

32 posted on 08/28/2013 3:59:54 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: NormsRevenge

“We cannot be held up in responding by Russia’s intransigence — continued intransigence — at the United Nations,”
*******
Poking the bear. Probably not a wise thing to do. The chess playing Russians are probably several moves ahead of Barky.


33 posted on 08/28/2013 4:00:01 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: NormsRevenge
So will “hate Bush” be replaced with “hate Obama?”. Or will there just be the sound of crickets from the mainstream media?
34 posted on 08/28/2013 4:10:27 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: NormsRevenge

A one man coalition leading with his behind.


35 posted on 08/28/2013 4:12:40 PM PDT by AU72
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To: NormsRevenge
US willing to go it alone against Syria if needed

Let the wealthy in Congress, their kids, relatives and those in the White House go it alone....

We'll see how fast these corrupt SOBs change their arrogant deceitful minds.

36 posted on 08/28/2013 4:14:05 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: AU72

‘Russian’, is the new ‘Republican’.


37 posted on 08/28/2013 4:15:19 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: NormsRevenge

OBoehner’s really gonna be pissed. Will have to send another sternly worded letter—as soon as he reapplies his running mascara.


38 posted on 08/28/2013 4:17:10 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

WOW! What an incredibly piss poor read of the US mood.

New tag :)


39 posted on 08/28/2013 4:22:57 PM PDT by upchuck (The nobama regime: a string of omnishambles that stretches, seemingly, to infinity.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Video: Biden Threatening to Impeach President If He Launches an Attack Without Congressional Authority

Obama: ‘President Does Not Have Power Under Constitution to Unilaterally Authorize a Military Attack’
40 posted on 08/28/2013 4:29:12 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: NormsRevenge
The Obama administration said Wednesday it would take action against the Syrian government even without the backing of allies or the United Nations because ...

Because Obama thinks he's COP of the world or maybe KING - and his power has no limits... That's why he doesn't care what anyone thinks...

41 posted on 08/28/2013 4:36:42 PM PDT by GOPJ (Chicago's 10 year murder toll exceeds that of all US soldiers killed in Afghanistan..)
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To: NormsRevenge

Whoa.

John Kerry, who ran against Bush on “we have no Allies in the Iraq fight” now has to argue FOR this? LOL.... classic.


42 posted on 08/28/2013 4:38:10 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: NormsRevenge
I usually keep the leash up high when I'm walking the new WH dog..

More like this is how I jo obama when Reggie is not available.

43 posted on 08/28/2013 4:43:11 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: NormsRevenge

O: I am a KING!


44 posted on 08/28/2013 4:49:37 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

and who grants the media and elite to coronate? especially when we are a constitutional republic.. or used to be.. last I checked.


45 posted on 08/28/2013 4:57:12 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks NormsRevenge.

The Right Choice? - - The [paleo]conservative case for Barack Obama
The American Conservative | March 24, 2008 | Andrew J. Bacevich
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1992096/posts


46 posted on 08/28/2013 4:59:52 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: NormsRevenge

The AP is lying. Britain and France has been bugging our U.S. Government for a long time to go after Assad’s forces. They’re in it, too, and probably others. Russia is a veto nation in the U.N., but we know what that’s worth.


47 posted on 08/28/2013 5:12:20 PM PDT by familyop
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To: NormsRevenge

The same Yahoo’s that cursed Bush and questioned the presence of WMD’s are big hawks now that their side runs the military. The media is shameless.


48 posted on 08/28/2013 5:39:16 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: BarnacleCenturion
And there blatant hypocrisy is on full display for the whole world to see.
Perhaps maybe many eyes are being opened to the lies and BS the main stream media, the Liberals, Democrats have been giving us for a long time.
49 posted on 08/28/2013 5:41:55 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Wings-n-Wind

This time though ? including along with the desert tents is the Muslim Brotherhood’s prized goat brothels, now that will teach them a lesson.


50 posted on 08/28/2013 5:44:57 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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