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  •  EU has come out against it (9+ / 0-)

    Obama needs to step back and recalibrate.  Unless his plan is to hope for a loss in the House, which he will abide by while reserving the right to strike should circumstances change.

    "When dealing with terrorism, civil and human rights are not applicable." Egyptian military spokesman.

    by Paleo on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:05:30 AM PDT

    •  Best result for Democrats in this crazy situation: (2+ / 0-)
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      Paleo, Matt Z

      A loss in the House. There will be negative effects, but they are small in comparison with the positive effects.

      Positive Effects:

      1st--Obama retains the position that he is ready to use the military based on principle, but only if the people want it.

      2nd--We avoid a stupid military adventure that serves no real purpose.

      -4.75, -5.33 Cheney 10/05/04: "I have not suggested there is a connection between Iraq and 9/11."

      by sunbro on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:56:18 AM PDT

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