Syria

NeoCon Syria Guru Tied to Pro-Rebels

Charles C. Johnson, Daily Caller

The neocon group Institute for the Study of War knew that Syria analyst Elizabeth O’Bagy (who advised Kerry and McCain) lacked a Ph.D. long before it fired her. Her ties to radical pro-Syria lobbying groups makes it worse.

Obama Didn't Convince RPaul

Daniel Doherty, Townhall

“The President has not made a compelling case that American interests are at risk in Syria. The threshold for war should be a significant one,” said Rand Paul in response to Obama's speech.

"Bomb Obamacare" Rockets Palin to #1 Again

Palin is popular with the grassroots in large measure because she defies the pseudo-intellectual conventions of inside-the-Beltway political conversation – or what most people outside-the-Beltway call double talk or B.S.

Tea Party and James Madison Defeat Obama on Syria

It says a lot about the political potency of the alliance of conservative and libertarian-minded voters that Obama would rather give the credit for stopping a war of choice in Syria to the Russians, than admit that he, and his neo con Republican allies were defeated by the everyday citizens of the Tea Party and the wisdom of James Madison.

Rebels: Bibles Are Worse Than WMDs

WND Staff

A video apparently made by Islamists fighting and killing in Syrian reveals quantities of Bibles, as a narrator describes them as being “more dangerous than chemical weapons.”

O Agrees to UN Talks on Syria

Jennifer Epstein, Politico

Obama has agreed to engage in discussions at the UN to “explore seriously the viability” of Russia’s proposal for Syria to hand over its chemical weapons.

Even Michelle Doesn't Back O on Syria

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama can’t convince his own wife that the U.S. should punish Syria's dictator for apparently poisoning thousands of people.

Palin: Enough Syria Fuss, Bomb OCare

Twitchy.com Staff

Sarah Palin tweeted, "Enough of this foreign fiasco distraction. Get back to work. It is time to bomb Obamacare," with a link to a new death panel video.

Impeach Obama for Squandering America's World Leadership

America's isolationists have it all wrong. If Barack Obama deserves to be impeached it is not for his imperial view of presidential power. He should be impeached for squandering 60 years of America leadership in the Middle East – and beyond.

Bomb Syria? President Barack Obama Must Obey Congress if it Votes No

The Framers of the Constitution gave most military powers to Congress:  raising and funding the military, writing the rules of war, issuing letters of marquee, and ratifying treaties -- and tellingly, according to article 1, sec. 8 (11), that "Congress shall have the power ... to declare war."

Syria Strike on Hold?

Jennifer Epstein, Politico

Obama said that he would put strikes against Syria on hold if Assad’s regime were to turn over its chemical weapons. Harry Reid announced that he'd delay the vote on military action.

Kerry: Syria Strike Would Be Small

Jonathan Easely, The Hill

Kerry stated that there would be no U.S. troops on the ground in Syria, and he insisted the action could limit Assad's ability to use chemical weapons in the future. 

Rebels to Christians: Convert or Die

Breitbart News Staff

A Christian Syrian village has been taken over by Syrian rebels, who have offered local Christians a choice: conversion or death. 

Pro-War Sens. Rake in Defense Money

Brendan Bordelon, Daily Caller

The ten Senate Foreign Relations Committee members who voted to attack Syria received 83% more campaign contributions from defense contractors than the seven who voted against it.

Could Syria Cripple O's Full Agenda?

Lawrence Kudlow, Human Events

Will a Syrian defeat in Congress cripple the administration completely, with 40 months left in the president’s term? He can't help the weak economy and Syria, too.

CHQ Poll: 98 Percent Say NO to War in Syria

Just because the polls say Americans don’t want another Middle East military adventure doesn’t mean Congress and President Obama are going to read the polls and vote their constituents’ wishes. We urge you to sign our petition to members of the Senate and the House opposing American military involvement in Syria.

Syria Resolution Vote...on 9/11?

Matt Fuller, Emma Dumain, and Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call

Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) said that holding the Syria vote on 9/11 was perfect as a way to honor the 9/11 victims. We cannot condone this. 

Unintended Consequences of Syria

Joseph Shattan, American Spectator

Advocates of intervention in Syria argue that a failure to act would undermine our credibility. Our credibility in the Middle East is at an all-time low, but bombing Syria would make it worse.

Just Whose War Is This?

Patrick Buchanan, WND

Has it come to this – U.S. military as the mercenaries of sheikhs, sultans and emirs, Hessians of the New World Order, hired out to do the big-time killing for Saudi and Sunni royals? 

Santorum: Defeat Syria Measure

Breanna Edwards, Politico

“There are no good outcomes here. An Al Qaeda-run Syria is no better than an Assad-Iran-Hezbollah-run Syria," said Santorum.