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WSJ: Obama mulling a military rescue
mission for Yazidis in northern Iraq

Hot Air, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/13/2014 11:16:45 AM

Throughout the crisis in Iraq and Syria and the sweep of ISIS across both, Barack Obama has remained adamant about one thing — that nothing happening there will move him to put American “boots on the ground” again in Iraq. The ineffectiveness of US air strikes in relieving the trapped Yazidis and stopping the ISIS genocide on Mount Sinjar may finallt have Obama backing away from that pledge. The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that the administration has begun to consider a military intervention to rescue the Yazidis, one that could put American forces into combat with ISIS for

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How in the world could our military rescue 35,000 refugees and where would they put them?? This is insane. And Obama says there won´t be boots on the ground?? As usual, Obama is schizophrenic in his policies. That´s what happens when he is only driven by politics.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ribicon, 8/13/2014 11:20:41 AM     (No. 9964332)

Where would they put 35,000 refugees? Why, in a neighborhood near you, that´s where. It´s what our government does best; bring ´em in, set ´em up on every social service imaginable, import yet another alien culture to dilute our own.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rochow, 8/13/2014 11:25:19 AM     (No. 9964340)

´He is mulling...", rather difficult when the brain, well that box, is full of horse manure!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 8/13/2014 11:39:33 AM     (No. 9964363)

When genocide is occurring you don´t mull, you act. I think an armored column, one or two battalions in support of the Kurds would do it. If our readiness and logistical planning is up to speed we should be able to have them there within days. It doesn´t matter because Obama will do nothing and let these people die on the mountain.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 8/13/2014 11:39:35 AM     (No. 9964364)

He´s mulling. He damn well better do more than mull and he knows it. Why else float this trial balloon? His arse is so green by now that his Party is probably giving him a verbal enema.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bassman, 8/13/2014 11:43:23 AM     (No. 9964370)

Bringing them here would be right up Obama´s alley. Make an announcement, give time for some ISIS members to mingle in, and bring them to the USA. Between that and the ones coming across our border it won´t be long before stories about Americans being buried alive in masses on our soil will be the headlines.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 8/13/2014 11:54:37 AM     (No. 9964392)

Obama back away from a pledge? When has that ever happened?

Within a few short weeks, once he has added a few thousand of our troops to this late-to-the-party fiasco, warriors will start dying and he won´t be able to hide the fact. He will become a pariah in both parties. Like the PIAPS said, "Don´t do stupid stuff." The time to act was over a month ago. His "mulling" time is up and there is no clean way out of this one.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Question_Assumptions, 8/13/2014 11:55:17 AM     (No. 9964396)

If he mulls it over long enough, the problem will solve itself, there will be nobody to rescue, and he won´t have to do anything.

Still voting "present" when the choice is hard, I see.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kimistry, 8/13/2014 12:22:31 PM     (No. 9964435)

Right you are, 7. By the time he finishes "mulling," they´ll all be dead. Man of action, as always.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/13/2014 12:23:44 PM     (No. 9964438)

If he had done something to eradicate or help eradicate ISIS, there´d be no need to rescue anyone.

He is useless. And so is Kerry. And Hagel. And now fronting for the whole pack of fools: Liar Ben Rhodes.

And we are their employer. We pay them to do the nothing that they do.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hazymac, 8/13/2014 12:36:14 PM     (No. 9964453)

Man, oh man. He´s mulling again. Have you ever seen anyone who mulls more? He´s the Muller-in-Chief! His mulling probably won´t lead to any constructive action, but at least you know he´s trying to perfect The Mull. Genuflect to the Muller, you proles. Nobody has ever mulled better.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: harper, 8/13/2014 12:43:50 PM     (No. 9964471)

Mr Mulling is always alleged to be considering doing something at some time in the future.

Like the wommyn who direct him, "his" comfort level is stuck on passive and reactive. Is the house really on fire? Well let´s just sit here with our nice cup of medicinal tea until someone tells us what is happening. And then maybe we will do a little bit...

Is it just his personal ignorance and passivity, or the ignorance and passivity of his base, allergic as they are to a reality not shaped by the NYT?



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Reply 12 - Posted by: LouD, 8/13/2014 1:09:32 PM     (No. 9964511)

The last I heard, there were more than 100 troops on the ground, with more to follow. There is another lie from ole Purple Lips.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/13/2014 1:25:42 PM     (No. 9964540)

Well idiot, while you are surfing, golfing and mulling they ARE DYING!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nimby, 8/13/2014 1:39:31 PM     (No. 9964581)

Keep mulling until someone else accomplishes it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 8/13/2014 1:59:21 PM     (No. 9964618)

Isn´t it interesting how quickly Obama can made a decision to take the side of Travon Martin, the black killed in St. Louis and the black college prof. who police detained, but when it comes to protecting Christians, the American people from terrorists he mulls.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/13/2014 4:39:06 PM     (No. 9964796)

#7 and #8 got it right.

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