Obama notes split over Syria attack, plans speech

Obama notes split over Syria attack, plans speech

Obama PoutingST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) – President Barack Obama acknowledged deep divisions at home and abroad on Friday over his call for military action in Syria – and conceded the possibility he’ll fail to sway the American public. He refused to say whether he would act without passage of congressional authorization for a strike in response to chemical weapons use.

Setting the stage for an intense week of lobbying in Washington over the strike resolution, Obama said he planned to make his case to the American people in an address Tuesday night. SOURCE

Barack Hussein Obama can *lobby until hell freezes over and I don’t believe he will EVER convince the people of this nation that attacking Syria is the right thing to do.

Oh sure, there will be some weak-minded Democrats that will tout Obama for his *courage* to stand against Syria and Bashir al-Assad, they will call Obama a champion for humanity or some such tripe, and their will even be a few thought to be Republicans, think Boehner, Graham and McCain, that will side with Obama and sing his praises, but these guys aren’t Republicans, they aren’t even the dreaded RINO, they are nothing more than Dem Lite, they just haven’t taken up the mantle … yet.

“It’s conceivable at the end of the day I don’t persuade a majority of the American people that it’s the right thing to do,” Obama acknowledged. “And then each member of Congress is going to have to decide.”

Now Obama throws another question mark into the fray.

If Congress doesn’t approve an attack, no matter how limited, will Obama go ahead and take action on his own, and if he does, will Congress have the courage to STOP him or to prosecute him for illegal actions?

Obama, in his post-summit news conference, seemed to be feeling the burden of the challenge he faces in persuading the American public, the international community and Congress to back military action. But he expressed confidence the American people and lawmakers, weary after long-running wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, would listen.

“I trust my constituents want me to offer my best judgment. That’s why they elected me. That’s why they re-elected me,” he said.

Mr. Obama, I am going to do something that MANY in this nation are afraid to do; I am going to tell you the truth.

Your constituents are MORONS!

You were elected by welfare slugs, ghetto rats, reverse racists and the most incredible group of low information voters in the history of this nation. YOU were elected because YOU promised your constituents FREE phones, FREE healthcare and God only knows what other enticements, all for free, well, free to them maybe, but the working people of America are being taxed to death to pay off the people that elected you on YOUR *hope and change* line of BS.

You Sir couldn’t find your ass with both hands and a set of directions and your constituents are even dumber than that!

Although surveys showed a significant number of House Republicans and Democrats opposed to military action or leaning against it, officials in the leadership insisted it was premature to say the resolution could not be approved. At this stage, just a third of the House and Senate have participated in classified briefings and Obama is still reaching out to lawmakers.

Still, final passage rests on significant votes from House Republicans and Democrats, and the administration is struggling to reach those numbers.

I am not at all unhappy with my Senators, Sen. Ted Cruz is hard core and I have NO problem with that, I have had *issues* with Sen. John Cornyn and what I see as a weak Conservative stance from him on occasion but for the most part, Cornyn is one of the good guys.

Rep. Pete Sessions, my Congressional representative, is one of the smartest men I know. He is attuned to his District and has always responded to me when I had issues with something he did or said and we always come to an amicable agreement, sometimes he agrees with me, sometimes I agree with him, but regardless, we talk and we listen to each other’s views.

All three of the above mentioned Gentlemen have indicated that they will vote against Obama on this Syria action, as have several other Texas Congressional representatives and I have great respect for them.

I hope they ALL stand as they have indicated; you see, the people of Texas are really *funny* about a man and his *word*. It’s an *old west* thing, a man is as good as his word, and if a man goes back on his word he is not to ever be trusted again.

Texas voters have long memories too. Just sayin’…

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11 Responses to Obama notes split over Syria attack, plans speech

  1. Bob Mack says:

    I posited this on Facebook: “Ever wonder why Obama’s actions ALWAYS benefit the Muslim Brotherhood?” But, of course, we know the answer to that one. A rat is not gonna all of a sudden start to act like the family dog.

  2. TexasFred says:

    Islam is the enemy of ALL free men and women, and you’re right, this is a Muslim fight, and as long as it’s Muslims killing Muslims, I say let them have at it…

    Flea infested, goat loving pedophiles, I hope they ALL get gassed…

  3. Alan Caruba says:

    This is what happens when a plurality of morons elects a moron to lead the nation. It is interesting, however, to see even that support begin to melt away. No nation on Earth wants to get behind Obama (except France!), preferring to let the Muslims kill each other.

  4. Petermc3 says:

    His secret proof of Syria’s use of gas is as real as the unemployment rate falling to 7.3%. Speaking of gas why doesn’t this hot air poverty pimp lying sack of shit move himself and his fat ass bitch along with their perpetual world traveling on our cuff chillins back to his birth country. With their money can buy two washing machines and give one to any of his poverty struck relatives over there.

  5. Ron Odum says:

    I got the solution! Give BOTH sides all the ammo and goats they want! Then declare a “bounty” of one goat for each enemy killed. Pretty soon there won’t be but one Syrian Al-CIAda Muzzie left and a whole bunch of goats. Everybody Happy, Happy, Happy…especially the goat breeders. .

  6. Bunkerville says:

    Another stream of you know what today. Three more years of this? We will never make it.

  7. abigail says:

    If the danger to the US is so great, there should be no need for intense lobbying. The very idea that lobbying has to be done should raise all kinds of warnings to anyone witless enough to support obami or stupid enough to be ‘undecided’. And BTW, I am just waiting for someone somehow to bring up the race card.

  8. I faxed my Congressman about two 2 this morning and and e-mailed one of my Senators. One Senator is a democrat, in the tank for Obama, and the other is a RINO. The democrat is more reliable. At least I KNOW how she will vote.

    Is it just me, or does anyone else have the feeling that this whole thing is a case of “misdirection?” You know … keeping our attention on Syria while something we really need to be paying attention to is going on elsewhere. I don’t know. It’s just a feeling.

  9. waynep says:

    Obama made a speech a while back and declared that he would stand by the muslims if the political winds blew ill. It is obvious now, by the number of muslim brotherhood in his regeime that American citizens are second to the will of the elites.

  10. LD Jackson says:

    Given the low opinion Obama seems to have of Congress and the rest of America (he says we aren’t invested in making the tough choices), I say he will do whatever he decides to do, regardless. He must think we are all a bunch of idiots.

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