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Depends on the Meaning of ISIS
American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman

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Posted By:Judy W., 8/24/2014 5:59:23 AM

Following the horrific ISIS beheading of an American journalist, James Foley, we are led to believe that the president is beginning to rethink the issue of terrorism, or so we gather from the comments of Ben Rhodes, his deputy national security advisor. When you see somebody killed in such a horrific way, that represents a terrorist attack,” [Ben Rhodes, the White House’s deputy national security advisor] said. “That represents a terrorist attack against our country and against an American citizen.” As is common with the garbled uncoordinated messaging of the administration, Rhodes´ characterization just makes it worse that Obama very publicly went

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Good info here, including the reason Obama says ISIL instead of ISIS.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/24/2014 7:54:45 AM     (No. 9978527)

We cannot continue to pretend it is workplace violence or a criminal act.
It is an Act of War and total victory is the only option.
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In the meantime, the terrorism metastasizes. And we seem to be dealing with a second generation of barbarians.
To respond effectively to an act of war or not to is the question. The administration’s Harf response that ISIS is at war with everyone, not America, doesn’t change the fact that ISIS says it is at war with us; it has launched a “terrorist attack” against America, and we need to destroy it."
We could start be executing Major Hasan and classifying the deaths and injuries to our soldiers as an terrorist attack.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/24/2014 8:07:40 AM     (No. 9978539)

Excuse me, I need to Harf. Has there ever been a dumber spokesjerk at the State Department than this twit? So ISIS has nothing to do with any religion?! Perhaps someone should ask her why the first letter in their name then is "Islamic".

And speaking of names, since there is so much confusion about whether to call them ISIS or ISIL, let´s go with the President and call them ISJV.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Former lurker, 8/24/2014 10:20:54 AM     (No. 9978742)

I nominate for the most cleaver headline of the year.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: comstock, 8/24/2014 11:17:21 AM     (No. 9978830)

When you discover a cancer you don´t just take out some of it, and wait and see if it grows back. You remove all of it and some surrounding tissue, just to be sure.

ISIS, ISIL or whatever word games the morons like Harp are using to describe this cancer, is malignant. The important letter is the letter "I," meant to distract from the fact they are all mooslems. Remove them and the surrounding tissue (collateral damage).

[i]“[ISIS] does not operate in the name of any religion. The president has been very clear about that, and the more we can underscore that, the better,” Harf said.[/i]

Underscore it all you want, it´s still a despicable, dangerous lie.

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