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Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« on: November 26, 2013, 09:13:24 AM »

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2013, 10:56:32 AM »
Note to the NYT:

Giving things away is NOT diplomacy. 

What is it with democrat presidents and Iran???

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2013, 11:53:32 AM »
The universe doesn't hate you. Unless your name is Tsutomu Yamaguchi

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2013, 12:16:00 PM »
So - Bush's fault.

That recording is now too scratched to play.

I really have to watch my response to some of this BS.  Just more than I can stomach at times.

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2013, 12:32:05 PM »
I really have to watch my response to some of this BS.  Just more than I can stomach at times.

 :amen:

Still, reading this BS is cheaper and faster than hitting the gym for a good cardio work out!  :laugh:
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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2013, 12:36:59 PM »
Rumor has it the week they were doing this wonderful deal......Iran was in NK planning their next move for a ICBM  launch. Oh NYT I ask you....you never are going to change your attitude about Obama right? Obama will never change his beliefs about this country being the problems for the world since it was founded.....

 So now you think Iran will change its way of thinking about getting a nuke? 



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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2013, 02:26:34 PM »
:amen:

Still, reading this BS is cheaper and faster than hitting the gym for a good cardio work out!  :laugh:

Yeah but...I already have to take blood pressure pills.  :shrug:

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2013, 03:36:08 PM »
Yeah but...I already have to take blood pressure pills.  :shrug:

 :shrug:

It's bad, that. You tried upping your use of garlic? Dad takes 2 garlic tablets daily - deodorized - and he is now off blood pressure pills after nearly 20 years on them. He shed a few pounds too. 81 years old and can still lift me one handed  :laugh:

Back on topic - moving to just diplomacy is a bad sign. If you are in a weak position, you talk. Ask any comedian - most of them honed their wit through being bullied as kids. It is a common and recurring theme. If you are dealing from a position of strength, less talk is needed. We have all complained about the draw down of the military and the economy - both equally valid forms of strength. This is an admission by the Executive branch that it has happened.
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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2013, 04:59:45 PM »
:shrug:

It's bad, that. You tried upping your use of garlic? Dad takes 2 garlic tablets daily - deodorized - and he is now off blood pressure pills after nearly 20 years on them. He shed a few pounds too. 81 years old and can still lift me one handed  :laugh:

Back on topic - moving to just diplomacy is a bad sign. If you are in a weak position, you talk. Ask any comedian - most of them honed their wit through being bullied as kids. It is a common and recurring theme. If you are dealing from a position of strength, less talk is needed. We have all complained about the draw down of the military and the economy - both equally valid forms of strength. This is an admission by the Executive branch that it has happened.

Already eat enough garlic to keep the vampires away.  :laugh:

 Back when I used to exercise more, work wise, it wasn't so bad, but I also smoked.  Now I quit smoking and gained 30 lbs.  Flip a coin eh? LOL

All he had to do was leave it alone.  But no, the dummies have to create a problem so they can fix it.
That's working so well on the healthcare issue, why not try it on Iran???

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2013, 08:21:35 PM »
If I remember correctly England tried that and it didn't work. Knowing history really can help intelligent people make wise decisions but we lack that in our present leaders.

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2013, 09:07:15 PM »
[[ Oh NYT I ask you....you never are going to change your attitude about Obama right? ]]

The NY Times is covering Obama and Iran the same way they did Stalin and the Soviet Union back around 1932.

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Re: Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2013, 05:48:51 AM »
A more accurate headline would have been: Obama signals shift from military might to appeasement.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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