Obama: We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

posted at 6:41 pm on May 7, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via Greg Hengler, we’re a little late on the “ending the slaughter” part, no? As of last month, the death toll stood at 70,000 and counting. He says we’ve been “active.” What sort of body count would “inactive” have produced?

Needless to say, this is sonorous nonsense. We had no “moral obligation” to end the slaughter in Congo, even though the death toll is many, many, many times greater there than it is in Syria. O’s careful here too to lard up his “moral obligation” pronouncement with lots of qualifiers, from emphasizing that western intel has only perceived, not verified, chemical weapons attacks to noting that the U.S. has had unhappy experiences with wading into Middle Eastern sectarian disputes over iffy WMD claims. (Watch to the end or you’ll miss him boasting about Bin Laden and Qadaffi knowing that when he says something will get done, it gets done. Is that right? How are those Iranian nuclear negotiations coming?) If I had to guess, I’d bet that the next stage of our “moral” intervention in Syria is bribing various Islamist factions within the rebel ranks to unite behind some sort of quasi-secular leader so that the White House can claim that Syria’s on the “right track” and therefore it’s safe to start finally arming them in earnest. We got the same basic shtick during the Libyan intervention and you know how well that’s turned out. But hey, Qadaffi knows now that he meant business and that’s what’s important.

Exit question: What would a government that’s “representative of the Syrian people” even look like? Two-thirds Muslim Brotherhood, say, with a dollop of even nuttier Salafists? If so, we’re in luck — that’s roughly what the command structure of the rebel army looks like. Onward to victory.


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rob verdi on May 7, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Oh man, I guess this means the Great and Mighty O has made another stupid decision.

Fenris on May 7, 2013 at 6:43 PM

I hate Assad for all the US soldiers and Iraqi’s he helped kill aiding the terrorists in Iraq, but seriously, what can we accomplish?

rob verdi on May 7, 2013 at 6:44 PM

What is it about people that they can’t see right through this clown.

rjoco1 on May 7, 2013 at 6:44 PM

Why lot let them kill each other? When they kill each other, they’re not killing us.

Don’t stop the suicidal nature of some civilizations.

john1schn on May 7, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Both sides are evil. Let the murderous pr**ks slaughter each other.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 7, 2013 at 6:46 PM

Blah, blah, blah, blah . . . blah, blah blah, blah . . .blah . . .

rplat on May 7, 2013 at 6:46 PM

So he’s agreeing with Op Iraqi Freedom then? At least now he’s consistent with the rest of the Democratic leadership.

exhelodrvr on May 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Mr. President, I respectfully disagree. We do not have a moral obligation to do anything with Syria.

Yours,
Nonpartisan

nonpartisan on May 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM

The only thing Obama is actually accomplishing during his term in office is the expansion of the Muslim Brotherhood…

albill on May 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM

He spoke for over 10 minutes and say absolutely nothing.

This guy is over his head. AGAIN.

portlandon on May 7, 2013 at 6:48 PM

More sanctimony from the marxist-raised Occupier of the WH.

Who the he!! is listening to this liar anymore ? Really ?

President SQUIRREL indeed.

FlaMurph on May 7, 2013 at 6:48 PM

Both sides are evil. Let the murderous pr**ks slaughter each other.

annoyinglittletwerp on May 7, 2013 at 6:46 PM

I don’t think this sentiment is allowed.

portlandon on May 7, 2013 at 6:49 PM

We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

Well, if this were true (which it is not), then why is obama funding and arming the Syrian “rebels” who are behind the “slaughter” and the recent chemical weapons attacks?

Pork-Chop on May 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

From where does this moral obligation emanate?

Curtiss on May 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

Needless to say, this is sonorous nonsense. We had no “moral obligation” to end the slaughter in Congo, even though the death toll is many, many, many times greater there than it is in Syria.

What about Darfur? The Hollywooders love their Darfur.

portlandon on May 7, 2013 at 6:52 PM

How did we not vote out this waste of breathable air currently occupying the White House? How is it possible?

ElectricPhase on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Told you all.
Pres Obama needs a diversion on the Bengazi mess.
This is it. Expect troops being sent soon.
He will not go quietly into that good night.

LincolntheHun on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM

What sort of body count would “inactive” have produced?

Let’s ask Ambassador Stevens………..erp....Ambassador? Sir…..What you think? huh?

ted c on May 7, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Moral obligation to make more popcorn!

rbj on May 7, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Neo-con warmonger.

Mimzey on May 7, 2013 at 6:54 PM

“God bless Planned Parenthood.” What snout THAT slaughter, a-hole?
Gotta get that distraction ahead of the Benghazi truths.

RovesChins on May 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Here come the hate America first crowd.

This is getting stupid. Anybody expecting Presidential decision, notification and action within the matter of days when the intelligence has yet to be confirmed is stupid.

Wait and see what happens before you expose yourself as a partisan-hater. You have no empirical data upon which to base your outrage.

The South will fall again and the decrepit part of the GOP it represents will fall right along with it. It’s party-menses, the waste will be sloughed off.

Until then America will be weak because the current crop of phony-conservatives can’t stand up to the nutters littering the party-landscape.

Every action we take as a nation is weak until we are strong. We won’t be strong until we have strength in leadership. We won’t have strength in leadership until we have real-leaders. Step up.

Ted Cruz is it for now. Clean-up can’t carry a team.

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

From where does this moral obligation emanate?

Curtiss on May 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

I see what you did there.

Sure Mr. Obama, define immoral…..then “moral obligation”. sure, g’head.

ted c on May 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Pres Obama needs a diversion on the Bengazi mess.
This is it. Expect troops being sent soon.
He will not go quietly into that good night.

LincolntheHun on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Exactly. Are there any aspirin factories in Syria?

Mimzey on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

God bless Planned Parenthood

worst t-shirt slogan ever

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

LincolntheHun on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Maybe there are some Aspirin Factories in Syria he can bomb.

portlandon on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

someone please notify the dog that the tail is about to wag him…...unless he gets eaten first, of course./

ted c on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

So far, Obama’s ME policy has been basically everything a Sunni jihadist would want, so I expect to see him ramp up help to the “rebels” soon.

rightmind on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

Look, a Democrat standing upon another pile of bodies.

Go ahead pacifists, what you gonna do?

ted c on May 7, 2013 at 6:57 PM

It’s going to be hilarious referring back to this thread when so many of you change direction like John Kerry on a sailboard.

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

How did we not vote out this waste of breathable air currently occupying the White House? How is it possible?

A slick and coordinated effort on the part of the dem party and its allies in media and entertainment.

Enough people preferred voting for their favorite candyman – Obamaclaus.

hawkeye54 on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Told you all.
Pres Obama needs a diversion on the Bengazi mess.
This is it. Expect troops being sent soon.
He will not go quietly into that good night.

LincolntheHun on May 7, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Yes. People are expedient to Obama.

From where does this moral obligation emanate?

Curtiss on May 7, 2013 at 6:50 PM

I see what you did there.

Sure Mr. Obama, define immoral…..then “moral obligation”. sure, g’head.

ted c on May 7, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Obama is completely amoral. He’s not on speaking terms with the definition of moral.

INC on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Another Arab Spring!
Why don’t you send them some F-22s, you douche lord!!?!?!

RovesChins on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Ordinarily, I’d agree with Obama on such a matter. However, that would also require that Assad’s opposition not be comprised of al Qaeda sympathizers.

Let the savages slaughter each other.

Stoic Patriot on May 7, 2013 at 6:59 PM

It’s going to be hilarious referring back to this thread when so many of you change direction like John Kerry on a sailboard.

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Shut up.

RovesChins on May 7, 2013 at 6:59 PM

how is syria obama’s responsibility?

sesquipedalian on December 27, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Ask him.

hardly. i don’t understand what i should criticize the administration for regarding syria.

sesquipedalian on December 27, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Red lines and disappearing ink.

Resist We Much on May 7, 2013 at 6:59 PM

Blah, blah, blah, blah . . . blah, blah blah, blah . . .blah . . .

rplat on May 7, 2013 at 6:46 PM

blah… Bush…blah …blah…Bush…

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM

God bless Planned Parenthood

worst t-shirt slogan ever

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

Just using your boy’s words against him.
Since you hate everyone here.

RovesChins on May 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM

“Obama: We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter…”
…ONLY when he says that about ABORTION AND INFANTICIDE will he finally prove that he has a soul.

TeaPartyNation on May 7, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Obama: Making more a mockery of U.S. foreign policy with each passing day.

petefrt on May 7, 2013 at 7:06 PM

I’ve never seen a president who was so afraid to lead. Leaders won’t always be right, but at least the would have made decisions and done something. He acts kind of cowardly. Who is he afraid of?

scalleywag on May 7, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Your obligation, sir, is to the Constitution of the United States, and the people who create, defend, and assent to it.

In matters of foreign policy, leave your morality at the door…

JohnGalt23 on May 7, 2013 at 7:09 PM

We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

By “stable” Barry means completely in the clenches of islamic rule. And by “end the slaughter”, he means decrease the killing of fellow muslims by each other. That’s why he needs to deploy US troops. For diverting muslims from killing so many of each other and provide dhimmi targets for both warring factions and to make sure the right faction wins.

Since islam is a death cult, regardless of U.S. intervention, they’ll still slaughter each other and with the presence of our military, killing our troops in the middle of it all, who, once again, will be hampered by idiotic rules of engagement deliberately designed to make it less than effective.

Just one more way to overextend, demoralize, exhaust and weaken our military.

hawkeye54 on May 7, 2013 at 7:09 PM

So..how old are Malia and Sasha?

WryTrvllr on May 7, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Every day, a new war: Obama.

kunegetikos on May 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

We insisted on change in Egypt, because our support for democracy ultimately put us on the side of the people.

We intervened in Libya alongside a broad coalition, and with the mandate of the United Nations Security Council, because we had the ability to stop the slaughter of innocents, and because we believed that the aspirations of the people were more powerful than a tyrant.

And as we meet here, we again declare that the regime of Bashar al-Assad must come to an end so that the suffering of the Syrian people can stop and a new dawn can begin.

In Syria, the future must not belong to a dictator who massacres his people. If there is a cause that cries out for protest in the world today, peaceful protest, it is a regime that tortures children and shoots rockets at apartment buildings. And we must remain engaged to assure that what began with citizens demanding their rights does not end in a cycle of sectarian violence.

Together, we must stand with those Syrians who believe in a different vision — a Syria that is united and inclusive, where children don’t need to fear their own government, and all Syrians have a say in how they are governed — Sunnis and Alawites, Kurds and Christians. That’s what America stands for. That is the outcome that we will work for — with sanctions and consequences for those who persecute, and assistance and support for those who work for this common good. Because we believe that the Syrians who embrace this vision will have the strength and the legitimacy to lead.

- Barack Obama address to the United Nations General Assembly, 25 September 2012

Resist We Much on May 7, 2013 at 7:11 PM

This POS makes me sick. I can’t even look at him, no less listen to him.

BeachBum on May 7, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Let the Islamist nations stop the slaughter. We don’t have any obligation to Syria whatsoever. He’s such a douchenozzle!

JAM on May 7, 2013 at 7:12 PM

We have a bigger moral obligation to the brave men and women in our military-not putting them in harms way for people who hate our guts.Let the Syrians kill each other off, and the world will be a safer place.

redware on May 7, 2013 at 7:14 PM

What compelling national interest requires us to intervene in this fight? I can’t think of one.

Does picking one side over the other end the slaughter or does it just help define who gets slaughtered?

These are simple questions that regular people out here in the hinterlands ask and that never occur to the geniuses in Washington.

Curtiss on May 7, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Obama: We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

Maybe GWB should have used this line to justify toppling Saddam.

Surely Teh One would have supported him then instead of opposing him, right?

This is starting to look like wag the dog to distract from Benghazi.

farsighted on May 7, 2013 at 7:16 PM

When Obama starts lecturing us about morals you can be sure America is about to be totally screwed.

Socratease on May 7, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Yes!

It’s ‘moral’ to send American troops to die AGAIN for someone e;se at Obama’s choosing.

My morals say NO.

If we who oppose abortion aren’t allowed, even by liberal law, to impose our morals within our own country, then who the hell is Obama to seek to impose ‘morals’ on someone else?

Where did all that liberals ‘multiculturism’ go?

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:18 PM

So..how old are Malia and Sasha?

WryTrvllr on May 7, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Born in the summers of 1998 and 2001. So they’ll be ready for the draft shortly.

Fenris on May 7, 2013 at 7:18 PM

We have a bigger moral obligation to the brave men and women in our military-not putting them in harms way for people who hate our guts

The military is merely a tool Barry uses as needed. Putting them in harms way as he sees fit to do. In his mind the only “moral obligation” our brave men and women have is to do as he says and go where he sends.

hawkeye54 on May 7, 2013 at 7:20 PM

So..how old are Malia and Sasha?

WryTrvllr on May 7, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Old enough to be sold as ‘wives’ in the Moslem tradition.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM

So WHAT exactly are those ” morals” that obligate you Hussein?
Oh and please define ” we” .

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM

Born in the summers of 1998 and 2001. So they’ll be ready for the draft shortly.

hah! Dream on. Even if a draft were to be reinstated, you can be sure they will be fully exempt. And since they’ve no doubt been trained not to be proud of this country and probably loathe the military, they’ll not be volunteering for service either.

Its way beneath their social status anyway.

hawkeye54 on May 7, 2013 at 7:22 PM

So WHAT exactly are those ” morals” that obligate you Hussein?
Oh and please define ” we” .

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:21 PM

The same ‘morals’ by which liberals believe Gosnell should get a pass.

You proceed by a high standard. Liberals don’t have the same thing as you hold.

To understand a liberal, you have to think like one. It’s totally painful, I know.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I’ve never seen a president who was so afraid to lead. Leaders won’t always be right, but at least the would have made decisions and done something. He acts kind of cowardly. Who is he afraid of?

The tag team of Valerie and Moochelle?

ugottabekiddingme on May 7, 2013 at 7:27 PM

Who ordered the ‘Stand Down’ in Benghazi…?

Seven Percent Solution on May 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

What’s this “we” crap?

JusDreamin on May 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

It’s going to be hilarious referring back to this thread when so many of you change direction like John Kerry on a sailboard.

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 6:58 PM

What direction would that be?
People are just pointing out the tactic of distraction when facing a scandal and comparing it to Clinton’s debauchery.

Mimzey on May 7, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Libya is a mess and a borderline failed state filled with Islamists and al Qaeda affiliates. Egypt is run by al Qaeda’s Jihad studies partner and Hamas buddies, the Muslim Brotherhood, who are bringing more Islamists into the government. Iraq is in worse shape than it was a couple of years ago before we left. Afghanistan is a mess with US soldiers and Marines dying there every week (whatever happened to those body counts the MSM reported weekly when GWB was POTUS).

And Iran is closer than ever to having a nuke.

So now that Islamists and al Qaeda are gaining ground in Syria Comrade O is planning to intervene and pick their side, basically, in a place where it is very hard to find anyone on any side who wouldn’t murder tens of thousands of US citizens if they could manage to do it.

Meanwhile outside of the ME, North Korea is trying to start/resume a war. And Putin feels so good about Russia’s future vis-a-vis the US that he kept the US SoS, JF’nK, waiting for three hours. Maybe it took Putin that long to get together a list of all of the US residents and citizens the Russians know about, but that we don’t know about, who may do some Jihad on US soil.

Plus, we are dramatically scaling back defense spending.

Smart Power!

farsighted on May 7, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Ghosts make a heck of an army sometimes.

Remember the ghost of Hamlet’s Father? The passengers on Lord Jim’s ship? The dead in Benghazi?

Syria? Looking for tail to wag the dog…

IlikedAUH2O on May 7, 2013 at 7:32 PM

To understand a liberal, you have to think like one. It’s totally painful, I know.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Oh dayyammn, I was told that
” make love not war” is the liberal thinking .
Guess they luuuv wars , but only if Americans can get killed by Hussein’s allies !

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM

To belabor a favorite quote:

Isn’t there something we can appear to be doing?

–Henry Cabot Lodge

IndieDogg on May 7, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Yeah, hand over Syria to another bunch of Islamic radicals. Dumb and dumber! If America really wanted to protect her interests, we’d support the crazed dictator rather than the jihadist opposition. Thats a non-PC view that ain’t fashionable. Whenever the loony dictator facilitates transport of arms to Hezbollah, let Israel bomb away. Otherwise, support him. Believe me, when the oppo comes to power, and Syria becomes another jihadi state, we’re gonna miss the crazed dictator.

tommy71 on May 7, 2013 at 7:35 PM

70,000 killed already?

“What does it matter at this point?”

Electrongod on May 7, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Who ordered the ‘Stand Down’ in Benghazi…?

Seven Percent Solution on May 7, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Just overheard live from Elijah Cummings: “The Republicans have a witness we’ve [Democrats] had no access to and this is unprecedented”.

What? No preparation for spin? Po Elijah.

Rovin on May 7, 2013 at 7:37 PM

So what is the exit plan Comrade O?

farsighted on May 7, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Oh dayyammn, I was told that
” make love not war” is the liberal thinking .
Guess they luuuv wars , but only if Americans can get killed by Hussein’s allies !

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Well, there is one upside: Liberal chicks are easy.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:38 PM

We have a moral obligation not to get young American men and women killed because of Muslim wars. If Muslims want to kill one another, let them go at it.

bw222 on May 7, 2013 at 7:40 PM

tommy71 on May 7, 2013 at 7:35 PM

+100

bw222 on May 7, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Well, there is one upside: Liberal chicks are easy.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Not always, sometimes even they don’t know that they are chix

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:43 PM

As bad as Assad is, if the rebels are infiltrated by al quaeda, an organization responsible for terror attacks both abroad and at home, against whom we wage a ‘war on terror’, and who will do everything in their power to see that there is no democracy in Syria and install Islamist extremist to run the country who will move to suppress any form of democracy…if we back those rebels and see them installed running Syria…how are the people of Syria served…and how are we served?

Did we learn nothing from the rebels in Libya… and Benghazi? Egypt?

The UN contends that it was the rebels who unleashed Sarin gas on the civilians. Shouldn’t we be CERTAIN that this is not the case before we back them? The last I read, the White House is ‘skeptical’, but has no proof. Obama and the left generally hold the UN up as the final arbiter….after all… doesn’t Obama ordinarily seek a UN RESOLUTION and international consensus? What’s changed?

Shouldn’t we try to be certain who the good guys are… and who the bad guys are… if such a distinction can even be made with the current factions?

thatsafactjack on May 7, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Not always, sometimes even they don’t know that they are chix

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:43 PM

That’s why you cop a feel first, to be sure, then lay on the schmooze.

Liam on May 7, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Mr. President, I respectfully disagree. We do not have a moral obligation to do anything with Syria.

Yours,
Nonpartisan

nonpartisan on May 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM

Holy crap. I agree with nonpartisan.

Firefly_76 on May 7, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Blah, blah, blah, blah . . . blah, blah blah, blah . . .blah . . .

rplat on May 7, 2013 at 6:46 PM

.
wow. I was going to make the exact same comment. Nothing changes from day to day with The Ø, does it?

ExpressoBold on May 7, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Oh damn – I guess that means we expect Code Pink to start pestering him now.

Hill60 on May 7, 2013 at 7:47 PM

It will be interesting to see how O handles it in Round 2, after Assad is gone and the opposition factions turn on one another, salafis vs. the rest. I doubt he’s ready for it.

rightmind on May 7, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Cindy Sheeeeeehan…please pick up the rainbow courtesy phone please ….

burrata on May 7, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Obama: We have a moral obligation

…I stopped right there…and went straight to comments!

KOOLAID2 on May 7, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Oh what compassion–guess the red line will now be shaped into a heart.

hillsoftx on May 7, 2013 at 8:01 PM

Moral obligation? To whom?

Mason on May 7, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Is this like the moral obligation we had to end Hussein’s slaughter in Iraq and the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Why do we have an obligation in Syria but not Rwanda?

lonestar1 on May 7, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Is this like the moral obligation we had to end Hussein’s slaughter in Iraq and the Taliban in Afghanistan?
Why do we have an obligation in Syria but not Rwanda?

lonestar1 on May 7, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Money and “world positioning”.

Rovin on May 7, 2013 at 8:20 PM

So I’m guessing there was no “moral obligation” re: Iraq. Or Afghanistan?

Must be more of that liberal “nuance” stuff.

GarandFan on May 7, 2013 at 8:22 PM

Obama: We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

Oh, like all the support you Libtard kooks gave to the Iranian protesters?

F…….UUUUUUUUU!!!!

Dr. ZhivBlago on May 7, 2013 at 8:27 PM

What is the moral obligation when you see an EPA protected Spotted Owl eating an EPA protected Prebles Meadow Jumping Mouse?
Ya – let nature take it’s course.
Same logic works with Syria in my view – except I’m not quite sure which side is the owl and which is the mouse.

dentarthurdent on May 7, 2013 at 8:28 PM

Oh, like all the support you Libtard kooks gave to the Iranian protesters?

F…….UUUUUUUUU!!!!

Dr. ZhivBlago on May 7, 2013 at 8:27 PM

And the AQ affiliated Libyan rebels – who repaid us HOW?

dentarthurdent on May 7, 2013 at 8:29 PM

We had no “moral obligation” to end the slaughter in Congo, even though the death toll is many, many, many times greater there than it is in Syria.

No moral obligation to end the slaughter in the Congo, or in Iran, or in Rwanda, or any of the dozen other places in the world where slaughter is business as usual.

Barry’s very selective in his moral outrage.

AZCoyote on May 7, 2013 at 8:35 PM

What he is going to do is what he has already done in Egypt. Ensure that the islamists and Al Qaeda kill more Christians. That’s who he’s giving arms to. 10% of Syria are Eastern Orthodox Christians. They are already targetted by the rebels now.

jnials on May 7, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Oh, like all the support you Libtard kooks gave to the Iranian protesters?

F…….UUUUUUUUU!!!!

Dr. ZhivBlago on May 7, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Right.

Forgot about that.

farsighted on May 7, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Just words.

Philly on May 7, 2013 at 9:21 PM

RovesChins on May 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Everybody is not the blindly-partisan lamb you are. I stated very clearly whom I find objectionable. If you care to self-appoint yourself to that particular idiot-committee go right ahead.

To be sure, it will be hilarious watching you fools double take and bite your own forked-tongues. Love of country is not measured by how much ire one can muster against the opposite political party.

Wait and see about Syria. If we act now and eventually go to war the actions we take now need to be justifiable in prosecuting a war. Sorry thinking ahead hurts your wittle-brain.

If I my approach is so wrong please detail your specific plan, its benefits and expected outcome.

Capitalist Hog on May 7, 2013 at 9:46 PM

We see how we’ll that’s working in Egypt, Lybia, Afghanistan, etc. the only moral obligation needed , is putting people back to work.

RdLake on May 7, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Obama: We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter and ensure a stable Syria

We have a moral obligation to end the slaughter in Syria, the slaughter in our own backyard, not so much.

Standards.

rukiddingme on May 7, 2013 at 10:06 PM

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