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#10 - I Am Monkey (09/05/2013) [+] (31 replies)
Remember when they gave him a Nobel Peace Prize just for getting elected?
How did that turn out?
#39 - emostrawberry (09/05/2013) [+] (3 replies)
#13 - pappathethird (09/05/2013) [-]
All hail obabo
#21 - howaboutnsfw ONLINE (09/05/2013) [-]
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User avatar #33 - jukuku (09/05/2013) [-]
George Bush's 4th term sure isn't going well
User avatar #50 - gragasvlad (09/05/2013) [+] (2 replies)
I say let Syria destroy Syria.
User avatar #118 - swagloon (09/05/2013) [+] (16 replies)
Why can't someone else deal with Syria? Or better yet why not let Syria deal with Syria?
#151 - roliga (09/05/2013) [+] (1 reply)
User avatar #66 - avatarsarefornoobs ONLINE (09/05/2013) [+] (16 replies)
you do realize that hes not trying to start a war, or take anything, or relive the Iraq fiasco?
he is trying to enforce international laws against the use of chemical weapons.
if people can just use chemical weapons freely without having some kind of retaliation, then other countries will begin to use it, as much as they want. and chemical weapons are bad, mkay? too many civilian casualties with em, pain and suffering as you bleed out of all of your orifices, etc.

not to mention the bombing isnt going to turn the tide of the war, nor is it meant to do so, its just a slap on the wrist.
and hes within his rights as president to make this call without congress because he is not putting boots on the ground.

im reading these comments and im just sorta surprised that none of you seem to understand why he's even doing this
#14 - anonymous (09/05/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Can someone please explain this to me? Congress hasn't voted on it yet and Syria hasn't been bombed yet. At least I don't think so, but please correct me if I'm wrong.
#16 to #14 - walmartysghost **User deleted account** (09/05/2013) [-]
you're right, he's just made a statement that says even if congress says no he wouldn't let that stop him from protecting national security. I think it's probably just getting blown out of proportion like these things always are.
#135 - anonymous (09/05/2013) [+] (3 replies)
**** Syria. Actually, **** the entire middle east. It's 1 giant **** hole full of ******* terrorists and disgusting smelly people.
User avatar #148 to #135 - fireprincess (09/05/2013) [-]
Actually, **** the world. Let's just kill everyone!
#64 - jvcjvc (09/05/2013) [+] (5 replies)
from what i have heard: the UN annouces that they are going to send down a comission to search for chemical weapons. And then, on the exact areas that they had announced that they would be going to, a chemical-weapon-attack is issued.   
   
so:   
Either Assad wants the fight or the rebels or terrorists are trying to make a war.   
i'm not a conspiracy nut, and i do not claim anything regarding that.   
   
The gif is unrelated.
from what i have heard: the UN annouces that they are going to send down a comission to search for chemical weapons. And then, on the exact areas that they had announced that they would be going to, a chemical-weapon-attack is issued.

so:
Either Assad wants the fight or the rebels or terrorists are trying to make a war.
i'm not a conspiracy nut, and i do not claim anything regarding that.

The gif is unrelated.
#72 to #70 - jvcjvc (09/05/2013) [-]
I know, it still is.
#41 - MaxFabian (09/05/2013) [-]
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#191 - brokenfirefly (09/05/2013) [+] (6 replies)
Obama wen't around congress to attack another country for no reason. It's all part of his master plan .... promote gun control? What's the conspiracy theory this time?

Because, you know, he can do that. It's not like he would be impeached if he ignored congress for self gain or anything. Not like Congress can overrule him or anything. Not like we're going to Syria a legitimate reason or anything. Not like France is helping out too or anything.

I have an idea, let's leave the country to be destroyed by itself. I'm sure the neighboring countries won't mind the chemical weapons. And **** all those innocent civilian casualties. That's how we get our rocks off. Watching people die when we could have stopped it.

I'm not ashamed of my country because it's trying to help. I'm disgusted by all the countries who refuse to help. If the world wants to make fun of America for doing the right thing, then fine. Be ******* stupid. We'll still come to save your ass when you're in a bad way.

France has my respect.
#163 - omniscientreason (09/05/2013) [+] (4 replies)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbKIiR5pRvk Guys please watch this before you judge the situation. Anytime innocents are killed it tears at me horribly. This is no exception.
User avatar #68 - SubjectThree (09/05/2013) [+] (15 replies)
Well, to be fair, the President is the Commander-in-Chief, so he doesn't need Congress' approval to deploy troops, only to declare war.

Which has only been done four times in our nation's history.
User avatar #61 - liquidz (09/05/2013) [+] (7 replies)
The president can only issue an attack without authorization when it is an immediate threat to the country. However to officially go to war it must be approved by congress.

They are not a threat to us, let them go do whatever they are doing.

We literally can not afford to go into another long term war like that.
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#6 - anonymous (09/05/2013) [+] (15 replies)
Well ya know... its been a loophole in the constitution that Presidents have abused since at least just after WWII... Obama didn't really start this lol
User avatar #8 to #6 - jiggerbits (09/05/2013) [-]
Just because he didn't start doesn't mean he has to continue it. Same old, same old.
#67 - bleeduntildeath (09/05/2013) [+] (9 replies)
so when bush does it it's okay, but when obama does it he needs to go.... good to know
#116 to #114 - bleeduntildeath (09/05/2013) [-]
so saying something is more illegal than actually doing it? even better to know, your case is backed quite elegantly
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