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Baldwin says no to Syrian War

Tammy Baldwin was interrupted at Fighting Bob Fest by anti-war protesters. I asked the group to relax. I said, “I am a Tammy Baldwin Democrat and I am sure Tammy will do the the right thing on Syria.” And she did. She was a “no” vote even resisting direct White House pressure. Good for you,…

Paul Ryan Says No

“I believe the President’s proposed military strike in Syria cannot achieve its stated objectives,” Ryan said in the statement that was issued around 12 hours after Obama addressed the nation. “In fact, I fear it will make things worse,” Ryan said. “The President says a show of force will preserve our credibility. But a feckless…

Left decries prospect of strike on Syria

At least the part of the Left that attended Bob Fest No. 12: The idea of getting involved in Syria was a unanimous “no.” The crowd made it clear that they unanimously oppose the Obama plan to get involved in Syria. Even progressive Tammy Baldwin was interrupted by anti-war activists who were not the least…

Pres. Obama’s still flubbing on Syria

Despite access to the world’s most powerful and expensive intelligence networks, he claims to have learned about Syrian atrocities after watching some YouTube videos depicting convulsing victims of chemical weapons exposure. Really? REALLY? Via And Obama’s Bungling of the Syrian Question Continues @ Badger Blogger.

Sen. Ron Johnson on Syria

“So, I think maybe a better strategy — and this is really the words of Thomas Friedman — is arm and shame. Really get that coalition of the global community to condemn what Assad has done and also shame, including Russia, possibly China, anybody that would show any ounce of support for Assad.” Via Sen.…

Why is Mark Pocan hesitant about Syria?

Pocan needs to be reminded there comes a time in international affairs when there is no more room for debate, and a strong response has to made. There comes a time when history weighs down on our world leaders to not shy away from the actions that need to be employed. Via Congressman Mark Pocan…

Another war looms

Of this you can rest assured: There will always be a war going on somewhere in the world that the U.S. can join. We joke, “Is this a private fight or can anyone join?” Problem is that is a legitimate question. Via War again? So soon? @ GarveyBlog.