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  •  Not credibility in Syria, but (0+ / 0-)

    in other places, like Russia, North Korea, China, and Iran to name a few.

    It sounds like Obama is using the Syrian resolution like Kabuki theatre, because he knows what unfortunately many fellow Kossites are unwilling to acknowledge -- that sometimes force is necessary to make a statement about our ability to defend our interests.

    And for an American president to be able to make good on his statements is an American interest, just because he made it.

    And don't kid yourself either. At this point in the game, many in the GOP are leaning toward a "no" vote simply because they believe it will weaken Obama.

    And it well might, but nobody around here seems to care.

    What separates us, divides us, and diminishes the human spirit.

    by equern on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 02:47:32 PM PDT

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