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Obama: "Unforeseen emergency exists that requires immediate military assistance to Chad and France"

Presidential Memorandum -- Presidential Determination Regarding Drawdown Under Section 506 (a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, for Chad and France to Support Their Efforts in Mali

I hereby determine that an unforeseen emergency exists that requires immediate military assistance to Chad and France in their efforts to secure Mali from terrorists and violent extremists. I further determine that these requirements cannot be met under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act or any other provision of law.

I, therefore, direct the drawdown of up to $50 million in defense services of the Department of Defense for these purposes and under the authorities of section 506(a)(1) of the Act.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/11/presid...



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IF THERE WAS EVER A BIG WAR..

IF THERE WAS EVER A BIG WAR.. SAY Russia and China vs the US.. and we have France etc. on our side? geessss..

France has nuclear weapons

But by that point, it wouldn't really matter who they point them at.

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You're right. The French would be too busy begging for food

You're right. The French would be too busy begging for food... or on strike.

Everything is economic, in the end:

http://www.dailypaul.com/271610/cows-economics-throughout-th...

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

This is about uranium

http://www.globalresearch.ca/mali-s-tuareg-uranium-conspirac...

Uranium is a finate resource nuclear nations are dependent upon.

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Can't speak but for France, about which I confirm

Can't speak but for France, about which I confirm: we rely HEAVILY on the nuclear for our electricity production.

Was De Gaulle's vision. But he never condoned doing PLUNDER on others, as the socialists have been doing ever since he left.

These leeches can't produce anything but plans TO STEAL from others. And spread always more misery.

They HATE fair trade and competition. They HATE FREEDOMS.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

As the poster troy noted below correctly

We followed France into Nam. France is a mega nuclear nation and globalized production with our help. Nuclear energy is the primary energy in France.

France is how we got into Vietnam

pentagon papers.

When the hell will a

When the hell will a Constitutional crisis be recognized and called what it is and when will someone with a pair file charges against this president?

Simple

You want a new President.....simple
1) Make all Wall Street whores and dope dealers go on strike.
2) Deport all Wall Street nannies
3) Send all New York sanitation workers home for the week
4) Stop all deposits in national banks
5) File for welfare

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God FORBID

God FORBID I come close to French "President" Hollande within a 10 feet range - EVER.

I might have an insanity moment. With a blade. And utter fury.

Still, he really SHOULD WATCH HIS BACK.

TRAITOR. TOOL. MINION OF THE GLOBALISTS.

Yes, GOD FORBID.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

no worries

the only ones that get close to him are the "Piss Boys".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGfXiIXTpE0&playnext=1&list=P...

lmao... wait for the shake...

lmao... wait for the shake... when that movie came out me and my brothers were in our young teens. never laughed so hard.. we watched it over and over. We are showing our age Tim.

Me too

That one and Monty Python's "Holy Grail" .

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LOL. Oui...

LOL.

Oui...

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Ooops,

looks like the US also needs to rob Africa of her gold.

Game of Thrones

We the american people are being gamed. And we deserve what these bastar8s dish out, because we must love it, to allow this to continue.

dave anderson

Congress still has the power to de-fund this

They almost managed to do it during the Libyan 'war'.

Except Boehner and Cantor messed things up. It easily should have passed.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/the-vote-to-d...

"The vote failed 180-238 – but, in fact, there were more than enough lawmakers to pass the measure. Of the 149 Democrats who stuck with the president, up to 70 of them are totally opposed to the Libya intervention and want to see it completely defunded as soon as possible. They voted “no” on the Rooney’s bill because they thought it was too weak, did not cut off all funds, and implicitly authorized the intervention"

Bet you a FRN...

Bet you a FRN that they don't. They are ALL complicit....regardless of party. Cantor and boehner have just as much $ to be made as any of the other aholes.

It was widely reported at the time

That Boehner made sure the motion would not pass.

Boehner and Cantor are complicit, I totally agree with you.

Here we go

again.

Thank the Lord

Cause unbeknownst to most Americans, in the past couple of years, Mali has amassed more weapons of mass destruction and chemical bio-weapons than than all the other Axis of Evil members combined. There have been plans under construction for at least 50 years for Mali to invade the US and take over, changing our form of government from a people ruled democracy to an Islamic caliphate.

They had to be attacked, and since our Congressional leaders were dragging their feet, afraid that defending our country might cause our government to incur a little debt, while our president's hands were tied, waiting for a declaration of war from an isolationist congress, France, as it did during the revolutionary war, saved us yet again.

Thank the Lord for France. VIVA LA FRANCE, VIVA LA FRANCE!!!!!!!!!

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I feel the same.

I feel the same.

Reading such news, I want to laugh, cry, and kill - at the same time.

That's INSANE.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

yeah, makes ya kinda sick

in the pit of your stomach. Keeps happening over and over.

The question remains the same

Are the bankers or Canadian Zionists responsible? Or USA neo-cons?

Responsible

The American people are responsible, period.
Events like this are constant reminders of the cost of our failure to elect Ron Paul........
Truth hurts.....

The un-Nobel "Peace" Prize winner

Strikes again.

For our convenience they

For our convenience they renamed it the Nobel War Prize.

What are they going to spend it on?

It seems odd to me that they're deverting only $50 million in defense spending, to be spent by the state department, on defense. I don't get it. Who's the money for cause that's not very many missles.

Maybe Mali only has 50

Maybe Mali only has 50 targets that need missles to blow up?

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Assist France to secure Mali terrorists?

Or assist France to secure Mali high-grade uranium?

"It’s not pessimistic, brother, because this is the blues. We are blues people. The blues aren’t pessimistic. We’re prisoners of hope but we tell the truth and the truth is dark. That’s different." ~CW