Syria

Reset This: Large Russian Fleet Heading through English Channel

by Scott Morales October 21, 2016

The fleet is on its way to join the combat mission in Syria.  Looks like the 1980’s are indeed sharing their foreign policy forward.  Great call Barack Redline Oblunder. Way to rock it! Hooray!  We’re going to have four more years of this!! What could go wrong?

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Fast and Furious 2 – Obama’s Middle-Eastern Drift

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2016
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This is like Middle East version of Fast and Furious. @CIA Arms for Syrian Rebels hit Black Market https://t.co/nlMD74YjQu @MarkMazzettiNYT — Adam Goldman (@adamgoldmanwp) June 26, 2016

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America’s Declining Influence in the Middle East

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2016
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Our guest is Avi Melamed, an internationally acclaimed Middle East expert, a former Senior official on Arab Affairs and Intelligence, and the author of “Inside the Middle East. Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth.”   Here’s a quick GrokSHOT! from the segment. (Audio – 1 min 44 sec.) Listen to the […]

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Notable Quote – David French

by Susan Olsen December 3, 2015

” If angry political rhetoric bred violence, America would look something like Syria – awash in genocidal conflict. “    

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Refugee Resettlement: Some Things You Need to Know

by Steve MacDonald November 27, 2015
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Investigative Journalist and author Jim Simpson shares some truths about Refugee resettlement that you will want to hear. Find out about who decides where to put them, how refugee placement is a for profit enterprise, how many we already take in, all the taxpayer funded benefits they receive, some of the burden on local municipalities, and […]

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Congressman Trey Gowdy on National Security, Refugees, and The Middle East

by Steve MacDonald November 19, 2015
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(5:30) “With all due respect to (the President) what I’m really afraid of is a foreign policy that creates more widows and orphans. So, where maybe he ought to start, is a foreign policy in the Middle East, including Syria, where people can go back to their homeland. Which is their preference. Go back to […]

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Retired General Discovers He Was Just An Obama Admin Set Piece

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2015
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Bloomberg News Retired General John Allen will be stepping down as envoy to the global coalition this fall, and the White House is searching for a replacement to be the face of America’s flailing effort to destroy the jihadist group in Syria and Iraq. …

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Yo-Yos Blamed for Drought

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2015
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In January, 1933 Syria’s ‘Moslem Chiefs’ consulted with the Prime minister regarding a sever drought. No rain and cold weather were taking a devastating effect on the cattle and the people of Syria. The solution? Ban yo-yos. Yo-Yos Blamed for Drought

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Sunday Talking head shows – the refugee “crisis”

by Skip September 6, 2015

I’ve only watched Fox News so far this morning (TMEW wanted to watch the Green Lantern movie first) but I am betting that the rest of the shows are going to also comment on the streaming of folks from the Middle East and Africa up to and through Europe as well.  They wailed and waxed […]

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Trying To Keep Up With Obama’s Scandals…

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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From this weeks Goldberg File – Jonah Goldberg’s point on the problem of trying to keep up with Obama’s Scandals…(emphasis mine) It is always remarkable to me — which is why I am remarking upon it — how the only way this president can be rescued from a bad news cycle is if an even […]

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AM Round Up – Carter, Chemical Weapons, Martin O’Malley, Mark Udall, And Roosting Health Care Chickens

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2014
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Every morning bloggers comb the search engines for news that interests them that day.  There is often too much to share, and I’ve never really committed to addressing that so let us try this; here is an AM round-up of links and blurbs that caught my eye before breakfast but that might never get a […]

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Blood For Obama

by Steve MacDonald September 30, 2014
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I think this title is useful in these circumstances because if requires the left to come to terms with their entire worldview. White House Obama exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths. The White House has acknowledged for the first time that strict standards President Obama imposed last year to prevent civilian deaths […]

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Notable Quote: Holly Williams CBS News

by Steve MacDonald September 30, 2014
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The Obama Administration seems to have changed a few more definitions when it comes to talking about the success of Airstrikes against ISIS The fighters in Mahmoodin village told us that the US-led air strikes against ISIS in Syria have so far had very little impact on the ground.  Like many people, in this part […]

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#POSPOTUS and his sidekick

by Tom September 23, 2014

We had two zingers today from the dynamic duo. First, Barack Hussein Obama shows the pinnacle of disrespect to the Marines guarding his helicopter.  When he exits his aircraft, he is not saluting these Marines directly, he is saluting the entire US military.  There is no excuse for this, particular during a weekend when he […]

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Cartoon – White House Tour

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen Reacts to Obama Seeing His ‘Shadow’

by Steve MacDonald September 12, 2014
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September 10th should henceforth be known as Obama’s Groundhog day.  A year ago he thought he saw his polling shadow and decided to give a speech on the immediate need to use military force against President Assad and Syria.  A year later, on September 10th, another polling shadow, and another speech, this time about how […]

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Low Intelligence Forces Black President to Kill Brown People

by Steve MacDonald August 11, 2014
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Low intelligence estimates have forced our Black American President to have to kill brown people in the Middle East. No word on how many terrorists will be ‘recruited’ as a result of this latest “The Man” caused contingency operation, but don’t expect any estimates from the ‘situation room’ in Maratha’s Vineyard or from the media.  […]

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Joe Biden – Iraq One of Obama’s Great Achievements.

by Steve MacDonald June 13, 2014
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Joe Biden  — “I am very optimistic about — about Iraq. I mean, this could be one of the great achievements of this administration” Me- Please define the word ‘Achievements.’ Daily Beast. With the fall of Mosul on Tuesday, Iraq’s al Qaeda offshoot has not only seized the country’s second-largest city, it appears it also […]

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Victor Davis Hanson – The Irony Of Obama’s Fall To Earth

by Steve MacDonald February 9, 2014
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How US elections have consequences…for the world NRO Then came the waxen Obama soaring on hope and change, the president who would remake the world along the lines envisioned in a college faculty lounge or a Chicago organizing session. Obama was not a Buchananite isolationist who would be easy for Europeans to caricature. Rather, he […]

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Israel Conducts Air Strike In Syria – US Leaks News to CNN

by Steve MacDonald November 1, 2013
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You can’t claim a moral imperative for war if you have no morals.  Perhaps that explains this, or maybe it is just jealousy? Israel conducted air raids against a Syrian missile base near the port city of Latakia early on Thursday, according to an anonymous US administration official. The official, speaking to CNN, said Israel […]

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Putin takes Obama for a Ride…

by Steve MacDonald September 16, 2013
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Putin takes Obama for a ride.  Best Photoshop ever?  You decide. Hah! 🙂 RT @mandylhoward: Best photo shop EVER!!!! #tcot #putin pic.twitter.com/2hP2hWt2W5 — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) September 16, 2013

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College Students for Al-Qaeda (and not just pro-Palestinian ones either)

by Skip September 16, 2013

On the juxtaposition that some people will sign for almost anything, the Liberal Chick got a whole bunch of college kids to sign a petition that advocated to send care packages to the “Freedom Fighters” in Syria. (Video on the jump) You know, the ones that belong to “affiliates of Al-Qaeda”?  The same Al-Qaeda groups […]

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Meme of the day – Red Lines

by Susan Olsen September 14, 2013

H/T Powerline  

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Obama is looking for a savior

by Don September 13, 2013

  The Congress float was leaky, so now Obama is trying to grab the SS Putin float

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Red Line

by Steve MacDonald September 13, 2013

Syria in the Administrations own words.

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Foreign Policy: biker leathers vs Mom jeans

by Skip September 12, 2013

And we won’t bother to bring up the hunting vs the infamous “first pitch”… Yes, sometimes attitude WILL make a difference – and personal history.  It seems that being KGB when the going gets tough is better than being a Chicago Community Organizer. And as more than a few people have noted, Obama is not […]

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Notable quote – Peggy Noonan

by Susan Olsen September 11, 2013

“Another problem, and there’s no nice way to say this: It is hard to believe such a chill man has such warm feelings about the sad end of strangers far away.” H/T Instapundit  

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GrokTALK! September 7th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2013
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The Groksters get serious over Syria, Libya, and the Middle Eastern fallout of the Obama Administrations foreign Policy–if policy is the right word, then segue into a new (old) parody ad that address a very real truth: the demonization by the left of anyone who does not or will not toe their progressive lie line. […]

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President Fore-Ward

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2013

  PresObama is not busy talking to Congress about Syria..he is playing golf …go figure — Greta Van Susteren (@gretawire) September 7, 2013

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Question of the day

by Susan Olsen September 9, 2013

H/T Bearing Arms

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