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Congressman Matt Salmon: Syria Authorization WILL Fail by 20 Votes

Congressman Matt Salmon: Syria Authorization WILL Fail by 20 Votes

By Jonathan Strong
September 4, 2013 1:27 PM

Arizona congressman Matt Salmon’s constituents have called his office 500 times about Syria, he tells National Review Online in an interview, but only two callers have expressed support for intervening there. “This is not hyperbole!” he says emphatically.

And Salmon himself is firmly against authorizing a strike. “I don’t see any national-security imperative for our country at all. Both sides in this equation are bad actors.” He also notes that Obama has been unable to form an international coalition and hasn’t laid out an overall objective for a missile strike. “Other than saving face for the president, I don’t understand what we would be doing,” he says.

Further, Salmon doubts the intervention will be brief. “Nobody believes this is going to be a couple surgical strikes,” he says.

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credibility

Obama says credibility of the world and the Congress are on the line.
he knows his credibility of being the Nobel Peace prize winner is already gone !

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Dr.Ron Paul's 2002 Predictions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

Does not matter.

If Obama takes us to war, anyway, the Senate will effectively block any attempt to impeach Obama.

All the world's a stage...

It would be great political theater though... And Obama's legacy would be toast.

Sure hope

he is right. Regardless, Obama doesn't care what congress (representing the people) thinks.

"Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it."- Ron Paul

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"Sure hope", my ass...

There is NO part of what the Congressman says that is wrong!

Its all true.

just sayin', no offense

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.