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Clay Bennett

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Our record is actually over four decades now of sticking our head in the traps!

  2. ODon

    ODon said, about 3 years ago

    Over 60 years ago Ike told us who would come out the winner in these various actions.

  3. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, about 3 years ago

    I notice that the Syria trap is much bigger than the other two.

  4. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 3 years ago

    And out of the whole world, France agrees with the evidence that is rejected by every other country.
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    So this time it is not a lie? Just because the last four wars were based on lies.
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    Are Americans stupid? or are they stupid?

  5. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, about 3 years ago

    @Stipple

    Every other country is not rejecting the evidence. Even Russia agrees nerve gas was used. The issue is not evidence, it is will to act.

  6. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, about 3 years ago

    The very point is that Obama HAS learned from past mistakes. Thus the reasoned but effective response.

  7. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 3 years ago

    So what do you think of Obama’s idea to “go it alone” and that he can fire cruise missiles at Syria (or any other country) should he decide that it is in the best interest of the nation without the approval of congress OR the population in general?

    Obama is an international laughingstock.

  8. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 3 years ago

    @Gypsy8

    Effective in what way exactly? Has anyone defined who it was that used the chemical weapons? Has the international community rallied behind the leader of the free world?

  9. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, about 3 years ago

    @Bruce4671

    We hope effective. But of course there are uncertainties in complex situations, which is no reason for inaction in the face of the actual possession and use of nerve gas – a violation of International law and a crime against humanity. Reasoned response in that the proposed action is swift, targeted, and sufficiently punitive to deter continued use.
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    Assad is reported to possess hundreds or thousands of tons of nerve gas and the capability to deliver. The rebels not so much. More will be coming from the U.N. report and the President Tuesday.
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    My reading is that International support is growing, although the “poisoned well” syndrome is certainly in play. Only the U.S. has the military capability to deliver a targeted response. Other nations appear to morally support and will contribute to the cost, but not militarily. Canada is in that camp. At the G20 our foreign affairs minister, John Baird, chewed out Putin for providing moral, political, and material support to Assad.

  10. mrs1wing

    mrs1wing GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    God help us all…

  11. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Good thing nobody is proposing a war on Syria.

  12. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 3 years ago

    And so in your vast knowledge of the world YOU fall back on the tired worn out strategy.

    It’s Bush;s fault.

    I’ll use one of your rebuts – so the mid east problems and the US involvement started and ended with the BUSH’s and their policy?

    (good grief)

  13. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 3 years ago

    however, in an attempt to be ….uh ….. fair and balanced …yes when our elected leaders are rebuked and scorned because of the continued war footing and policy despite promises to the contrary then America as a whole shares that position.

  14. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, about 3 years ago

    @Gypsy8

    Sure Gypsy you have a point. Now here is my take on it. YOU say: “the actual possession and use of nerve gas” is " a violation of International law and a crime against humanity." Then you call for a " Reasoned response". Fine.

    International law calls for an international response NOT a “go it alone and damn the consequences” one. The international community does not see the need to respond and has told the US that it is not a good idea.

    And Dude, you do understand that the USA has vast stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons right? Do you think the US will not use them?

    When the UN with the full support of the UN Security Council issues a decree authorizing and paying for a strategic strike on Assad then fine.

    I’m telling you that the people in this country are fed up with the inaction on the part of every other country in the world when it comes to these problems. You expect the USA to “take care of it” and when we do you go back to the insults and hate for all things American.

    Get Canada to supply a few ships or jets for the action.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    A good many of our current MIddle East “problems” WERE caused by the lunacy of Bush- GHW Bush, and his failure to tell Saddam NOT to invade Kuwait, which greatly added to the instability level, back in ’91.


    But, having friends around the world who’ve commented on our administrations, it’s “W”, and his lies, and ignorance, and his reelection, that made the USA a “laughingstock” around the world.


    Obama has greatly improved our image, and NOT immediately pulling the trigger in every situation IS regarded by most of the world as intelligent. Their disappointment in Obama now, is the same as mine, in submitting to the push to bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb IRAN! Which is the real drive from the right, even as they say, "Oh, don’t bomb Syria now! Even though we have been pushing for it for two years and long BEFORE any “chemical weapons” entered the scene."

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