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From Friday:

And from moments ago:

Yes, it may be ironic, but is hardly surprising, that while house hunting and playing golf in Palm Springs over the weekend, the president once again "changed his mind"

Moments ago NBC announced that the U.S. has sent (note the past tense) 170 military personnel to Iraq "to shore up security for Americans and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, defense officials said Monday — and a hundred more could be on the way." Surely those would be shoring up even more security and what not.

Accoring to NBC, Obama formally notified Congress of the assignment in a letter under the War Powers Act on Monday, which said "up to approximately 275" personnel were being reassigned, noting specifically that they are "equipped for combat."

Defense officials confirmed Monday that 170 military personnel were already in place, having moved into the country sometime over the weekend. They said Obama pegged the number at 275 to give himself a "little extra headroom" in case he needs to send reinforcements.

Ironically even the largely pro-Obama network pointed out the obvious contraciction: "Obama said last week that "I don't rule anything out" as Iraq has spiraled out of control amid Sunni-Shiite sectarian violence in recent days. At the same time, he insisted that the U.S. wouldn't send ground troops."

Of course, since no spin would make the president into a liar, there was a prepared narrative:

And while the 170 personnel are equipped for combat, the White House said they're in Iraq only to "provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad," and to help the State Department move some embassy staff to U.S. consulates elsewhere in the country.

 

Security and protection are the same reasons U.S. officials have given for sending several naval ships to the Arabian Gulf, although a senior defense official told NBC News: "If the president orders airstrikes, we have plenty of firepower in the Gulf."

And now, if Iraqi troops need US military support, they have that too. For "embassy support purposes of course."

 

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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:06 | 4863509 knukles
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.One if by land
.Two if by sea

 

And a bright blinding flash that vaporizes the entire Middle East if by current global leadership
This shit is gonna get really ugly, fast.

Current behavior only invites more aggressive adventurism, worldwide.
It's a clusterfuck of societal disarray and global reach, like co-joined Yetis kidnapping small animals, women and children for black masses of imperial debauchery and murder.

BTW, is this the same type of security and protection that O and Hill gave to the folks at Benghazi?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:08 | 4863533 flacon
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He needs two microphones because he speaks out of both sides of his mouth. 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:13 | 4863553 knukles
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No wonder so may folks are coming to believe that we are in the end times as foretold in the bible and other folklore.
People swarming over borders, wars, bizarre diseases, drought, financial repression, rigged markets ....

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:24 | 4863588 remain calm
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He has no fucking idea what he is doing. He is clueless

If you spotted him his two hands, gave him a map with directions and a flashlight he could not find his ass hole.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:32 | 4863618 Berspankme
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Reggie could

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:14 | 4863902 DeadFred
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Priceless

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:11 | 4864018 12ToothAssassin
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Theres nothing wrong, its exactly as expected. Down is up, good is bad, right is wrong. Hegelian dialectic for teh win!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:07 | 4864203 svayambhu108
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Change you can believe in, he starts with himself as Gandhi said, by changing his mind as often as possible.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:43 | 4864310 RevRex
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So ZH is just figuring out Obama is a serial liar?

 

What's wrong is the Socialist Semite Media always gives Democrats a free pass when it comes to lying......It never does that with Republicans, yet "both parties are the same".......Someone has just not informed the Press of that.....

 

LMAO@LiberTARDian voters....... aka Socialist democrat Enablers....

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:52 | 4864325 Headbanger
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Fuck you again Barry you liar!

We supported and allowed the ISIS to murder thousands of innocent Iraqi people all for the sake of getting a pipeline from Saudi and Qatar through to Turkey and onto Europe.

And what a disgrace to all the U.S. troops who died and suffered through that shit pile only to see it come to this.

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:34 | 4864611 N2OJoe
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I'm surprised more people haven't figured out how to read Zero like a book yet. Just listen to what he says!

He just says the opposite of whatever he is doing, it is as simple as that.

The guy has all the intelligence and tact of a 3rd grader.

If he says "no boots on the ground" it means there will be boots on the ground.

If he says "you can keep your healthcare" it means you will lose your healthcare.

If he says "we don't want to take away your guns" it means they are actively trying to take away your guns.

If he says he wants to "tax the rich"(aka somebody else) it means he's going to tax YOU, the middle class guy struggling to get by.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 11:13 | 4865100 12ToothAssassin
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Add Barry to the "Goldman" trade. Do the opposite of what they are saying.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:41 | 4863648 OMG
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Your right puppets can be complete fucking dummies! Follow the strings to who controls this puppet (or any other world leder pupet) if you follow all of the strings connected to the various puppets where do you think it will lead?

 

The rest is all just fucking noise!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:54 | 4863997 Nick Jihad
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Follow the strings, to a puppetmaster who is dumb as a bag of hammers?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 06:00 | 4864247 KarlBR
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A "fucking dumb puppet"? Of course! JFK can tell you what happens to smart puppets!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:47 | 4864317 RevRex
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Uner Bush it was his fault because"it happened during his watch"

 

Under Obama it's NOT his fault because it happened on his watch...."he's just a puppet"

 

 

Repeating stupid Socialist Semite Media propaganda makes you look stupid.....but there is a lot of that aound here....

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:21 | 4863769 Ralph Spoilsport
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Choom boy couldn't pour piss out of a boot with the instructions printed on the heel.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 15:51 | 4866432 forensicator
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or his instructions from TOTUS

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:13 | 4864205 napper
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If Obama was smart enough to know what he's doing, he would never have been selected and funded to run for the White House in the first place.

 

The kingmakers will not take a chance to let a candidate with superior intellect, independent mind and a strong backbone to get into the  final round.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:49 | 4864321 RevRex
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Obama is President because the Racist Socialist Semite Media can play the race card every time Obama screws over the populace for the Semite Banksters.

 

Hitlery will be along the same lines, but you'll be a misogynist for disagreeing with her.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 05:56 | 4864244 KarlBR
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To the contrary, He knows exactly what he's doing. He follows orders from above, reads the telepromter as directed, tells an occasional joke. A very convincing sock puppet indeed!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:27 | 4863603 ACP
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Especially the rigged markets...thou shalt not print unlimited shekels...

Anyway...there's nothing wrong with these headlines, they make perfect sense. 0bombya always says one thing and does another.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:53 | 4863689 Buck Johnson
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It seems that everything is coming together all at once.

 

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:00 | 4863707 DaddyO
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That means it will come undone all at once too.

Are you prepared?

DaddyO

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:17 | 4863912 DeadFred
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This is just the beginning. Wait until it really comes together all at once.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:14 | 4863560 NoDebt
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Why do I keep seeing a scene in my head of staff being helicoptered out off the roof of our embassy?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:22 | 4863773 Ralph Spoilsport
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Just replace the helicopters with the V-22 Osprey. Hilarity ensues.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:13 | 4864206 svayambhu108
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|«Why do I keep seeing a scene in my head of staff being helicoptered out off the roof of our embassy?»

Because it rhymes.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:15 | 4864285 youngman
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Because Obama has put a price on a prisioner of war...you get 5 released for one prisioner...trust me ..that is a good deal for a terrorist...and they will take more....our Embassy is definatly a target....just think what they could do with 100 prisioners...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:20 | 4863575 beegle
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he needs two micrphones the second right behind him at the height of hiss butt 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:22 | 4863585 Osmium
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I think he is talking out of his mouth and his ass.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:19 | 4863920 DeadFred
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He doesn't need two orifices, he's perfectly able to lie with just one. The troops went in already. When he was telling us 'no ground troops' they were already on the way. Count on it.

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:57 | 4864002 Nick Jihad
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The President wishes you to know that he has two and half years to go, of talking out his ass, and wonders when you are going to get tired of calling him on his bullshit.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:00 | 4864006 palmereldritch
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The troops are probably drone operators.

The true Turing test was when Skynet became self-aware and hijacked the TOTUS' teleprompter.

Expect the software to be now directly downloaded to the Narciss-bot-in-Chief with a beta roll out of extensive drone wars in Iraq with ISIS being a casus belli for drone attacks into Syria (think early 70s Cambodia) towards an eventual refinement of tactics and targeting of insurgents for armed DHS security in the CONUS.

(Not sure if Obama could pass the Turing test on his own....)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:48 | 4863671 JJdog
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Just another "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan" BS talk! At this point, I don't think he cares nor know what is true! He will just say whatever the F he wants to say and do whatever he wants.  

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:25 | 4863778 OldPhart
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I bet those 50 mph desert winds in Palm Springs made him 50 over-par...now he's a bit pissy about it.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 05:52 | 4864237 KarlBR
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flacon, you're right. Better said; He needs two microphones because speaks out his mouth and his ass simultaniously.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:11 | 4863539 hobopants
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275? Wow we're a tad bit over confident eh?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:31 | 4863614 nmewn
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Well, we are only talking about (at first count) 7,000 ISIS(L) Sunni fighters, in columns, moving into Shia territory, so, yeah.

Re-supply could be a problem, all they have to do is keep conquering territory...and holding it with...uh ohhh ;-)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:43 | 4863817 Wait What
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he has to make it cinematic, like 300.

"this is madness!" "No, this is Sparta!"

if it costs America a token group of soldiers to get behind another invasion, that's what's got to happen.

unfortunately for him, he doesn't realize that we all know someone who was 'over there' at some point in the last decade who told us of the idiocy and pointlessness of the endeavor.

he's going to find himself alone when he makes his call to arms. fucking puppet.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:10 | 4863540 TahoeBilly2012
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There is nothing "wrong" with these conflicting statements. The goal is to completly obliterate any rational thought in the general populace by suchs things as completely conflicting statements from the Commander in Chief. Barry's Step Daddy was a CIA General in Indonesia, how many people know that? Almost none, nor do they care, cause they are masters of having their heads fucked with, 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:11 | 4863542 Da Yooper
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And a bright blinding flash that vaporizes the entire Middle East if by current global leadership
This shit is gonna get really ugly, fast.

 

I would call that badly needed

urban renewal

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:31 | 4863792 OldPhart
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Microsoft chat circa 2005 with son in Afghanistan field...

Me:  "We should drop a nuke every ten miles, starting in Syria and march them east to the Russian Border."

NSAGUY POPS UP ON ANOTHER CHAT SCREEN

NSAGUY:  "You should really watch your language when communicating over an open channel."

Me:  "Fuck you.  I'm right here in the United States and I can say any God-Damned thing I want."

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:12 | 4863550 yrbmegr
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To Benghazi, or not to Benghazi?  That is the question.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:11 | 4864017 bpj
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He lies so much he had to hire someone to call his dog.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:05 | 4863520 Last of the Mid...
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LOL Someone explained that $5 gasoline will bring this lovely recovery to a screeching halt and probably bring about roaming crowds looking for some payback. For once Obama shit in his own hat and may have to eat it.

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:12 | 4863549 fonzannoon
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I saw $4.19 by me today. Tick tock.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:41 | 4863637 sodbuster
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What part of the country, fonz? I called my fuel guy, had the barrels filled with farm diesel, just in case. Price hadn't gone up, yet.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:04 | 4863717 fonzannoon
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i'm outside of NYC. $4.19 was about 25 cents higher than I have seen lately. not sure if it was the exception or if i was staring at the near future.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:28 | 4863780 Ralph Spoilsport
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Damn fonz, if it goes higher, would it be worth it to go to Jersey for gas?

Still holding around $3.55 for regular in this part of the People's Republic of Maryland.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:32 | 4863796 OldPhart
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Just filled the 30 gallon tank at $3.91 per here in Commiefonia.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:01 | 4863864 sodbuster
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Here in NW Iowa, it was $3.43 on Sat.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:15 | 4864023 12ToothAssassin
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Saw (a consistently high) station at $4.59 for 87 today in Santa Barbara.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:24 | 4863934 DeadFred
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$4.25 today. I'm the winner! Ooops...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:11 | 4864019 Abbie Normal
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$4.51 way out here in the middle of the Pacific, but then our oil comes from Asia.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:44 | 4864312 therearetoomany...
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Jersey fer sure is cheaper and they have to pump your gas for you...it's the 'law'.  

On the other hand, you're probably still cheaper than CT, which is just a mini-sized California.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:06 | 4863521 Duc888
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This moron couldn't tell the truth if you water boarded him.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:16 | 4863567 NoDebt
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"That guy would lie even if telling the truth would serve a better purpose."  OLD phrase, passed down to me by my grandfather.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:31 | 4863615 BeansMcGreens
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"He would climb a tree to tell a lie"  Old Southern saying meaning to go out of the way to lie.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:55 | 4863684 NoDebt
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I love it.  I'm stealing that one.  I love old school wisdom.  Separated by miles and generations, truth is still truth, recognized by anyone wise enough to honestly seek it.

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:10 | 4863885 sodbuster
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Was at a cattle auction once- auctioneer was known to be a bit shady. He was going on and on about this group of cattle, and everyone knew it to be BS, finally this one cattleman hollers at him- Chuck! You are so damn crooked, when you die, they'll have to stick a pole thru your ears and screw you into the ground!!!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:37 | 4863967 Idaho potato head
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He's so crooked he can stand in the shadow of a corkscrew.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:07 | 4863524 Cognitive Dissonance
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First comes love advisers, then comes marriage special forces, then comes the baby in the baby carriage troops and the aircraft carriers.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:17 | 4863569 TheAnswerIs42
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And then comes glass parking lots (big ones)...

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:28 | 4863601 Osmium
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might look nice from space.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:35 | 4863800 OldPhart
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Giant glass parking lots would reflect the global cooling/warming/climate change mystery rays back out into space and all that carbon would be vaporized into powder. 

Onward believers! 

Greenhouse glass is the solution to Greenhouse Gas!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:39 | 4863627 hobopants
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We can't nuke the place! where would we get our wars from then?

They would have to duck tape a penguin to an ice berg and run it into the golden gate so we could invade Antartica or something.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:06 | 4863728 disabledvet
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yeah..."a slow and painful death instead." with knashing of teeth and wailing.
love.
solitude.

"a regular production."
let's milk "Iraq 3.0" for all it worth.

Not Beethoven...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbxgYlcNxE8

But something that begins gently. Slowly.

what's duck tape again?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:29 | 4863788 hobopants
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It's when you're too poor to afford duct tape so you render down a mallard and use it to hold shit together. 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:42 | 4863978 Idaho potato head
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Now that is going stick and I'll be chuckling for days LOL

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:07 | 4863525 DaddyO
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When I read the article on Kurdistan, my thoughts went immediately to are you prepped?

Do you have an uninteruptable water source?

Do you have food put back so you don't have to go out if things begin to get dicey at wallyworld?

Do you have a means of self protection?

It is about to get real the world over, the US border has been purposely breached.

Your neighborhood is about to have an influx of hungry, angry people if you live in larger metropolitan areas.

Hedge accordingly!

DaddyO

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:36 | 4863632 nmewn
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The Kurds are badass, they were fighting before ISIS was even a gleam in Abdullah ibn Abdilaz?z's eye ;-)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:38 | 4863638 Mr Pink
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Don't you mean an article about Kardasian?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:47 | 4863667 El Vaquero
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Do you have an uninteruptable water source?

Yes.  And that is more important than food.

Do you have food put back so you don't have to go out if things begin to get dicey at wallyworld?

I already have a few stalks of (dent/flour) corn that have tasseled.  Squash is growing.  Some of the beans are already flowering.  Chard is up.  I have more lettuce than I know what to do with.  Peaches are growing.  I've been having a tough time with the chile getting eaten by grasshoppers, but I've still got quite a few plants up.  Most of the potatoes got some virus, so I've been eating baby potatoes.  (Mmmmmmmm)  Picked some beets this afternoon and planted the rest of the sweet corn.  Will be picking more beets in a week or two.  Onions are doing well.  Three apparantly heat resistant kohl rabi are going to seed.  Garlic is scaping and I'm going to try to get true seed.  And there is game and fish behind the house, even if I have to eat carp.  

 

Do you have a means of self protection?

I got my first firearm when I was 9.  

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:09 | 4863537 machineh
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What's wrong with the first headline?

It bears the byline of Barbara Starr, a neocon skank who cheered on the original invasion.

Why is this Lobby shill still polluting the news?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:13 | 4863554 homiegot
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Obama is a tampon.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:28 | 4863591 homiegot
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Must have been a lady who down-voted me. Heh. It was the first thing to pop in my head. Seemed appropriate given the circumstances.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:24 | 4863593 Colonel Klink
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Obama is a butt plug.

FIFY  He hasn't seen vagina for years.  I doubt his daughters are even his and the Wookie's.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:30 | 4863611 MeMongo
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The wookies a man baby! The youngins are probably from the same orginization where Angelina Jolies came from:-)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:13 | 4863557 therevolutionwas
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Obama goes and plays golf until the powers that be figure out what they want to do.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:14 | 4863559 Milton Waddams
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It means the politicians (voices of puppets) and the military brass (megalomaniacal have-hammer-everything-is-nails peanut brains)  re at odds on how to address the crumbling facade of empire. Pull everything and let the corporations carry the financial burden of protecting "American Interests." Pretty sure LOLmerica has spent the better part of the last three decades creating Soldiers of Fortune. Unleash them, not under the flag of fascism, but under the flag of Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar (Ronnie in disguise).

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:19 | 4863573 navy62802
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If your name is Obama, then you obviously think there's nothing wrong with it.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:21 | 4863578 ebworthen
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He must have changed his mind when he missed par on the 18th hole this weekend.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:37 | 4863633 erg
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Let's see some golf shoes on the ground.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:22 | 4863589 29.5 hours
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These affairs are never about military power. High propaganda, economic interests and politics reign supreme. These troops being sent by our rulers are too few to affect a situation of mass strife and sectarian slaughter.

However, they could serve our rulers' interest very well in the end -- if some of them are killed and videos are shown of their bodies being dragged thru the streets and hung up on bridges.

 

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:23 | 4863590 Colonel Klink
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Looks about right to me.  He was against troop deployment before he was for it.  John "Lurch" Kerry will get the message out.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:29 | 4863607 Umh
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SNAFU Obama is lying.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:32 | 4863619 djsmps
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He's a kinetic president that evolves.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:51 | 4863685 Who was that ma...
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"Evolves" = lies?

"Kinetic" = plays a lot of golf?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:11 | 4863740 Shad_ow
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He's a practiced liar who considers how he can spit in the face of the American people every single day of his rotten life.

And he gets away with it.  How much, how long?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:33 | 4863624 NoWayJose
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My guess is that small teams of Special Forces will be assigned to work with Iraqi troops, helping to give them some backbone - not so much from fighting but by calling in air strikes and drones.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:15 | 4863759 rwe2late
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 You mean by calling in air strikes and drones on any Iraqis who try to flee?

Could it be that the Sunni Iraqi troops are refusing to fight because they think US puppet Maliki is even worse than ISIS?

"Highway of death" deja vu (This time supposedly to give them "backbone")

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:36 | 4863631 Spastica Rex
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Just the tip.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:57 | 4863698 OMG
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yeah that's what I told my girlfriend prior to shoving it in her ass, then I wiped my dick on the curtains.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:23 | 4864580 moonman
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Dirty Grommet top?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:39 | 4863639 Fix It Again Timmy
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275?  Is this going to be a staggered deployment or are they ALL going in at once, like D-DAY?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:43 | 4863650 Dre4dwolf
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They don't want to lose the embasy, and they don't want to drone their own embassy building.

It would just look too bad as a headline, and show a complete loss of the war.

 

This is Iraq 3.0, its going to be like a new war, we ran out of boogiemen , and we had to re-conjure a new one.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:36 | 4864302 therearetoomany...
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Couldn't they do what they did in Benghazi and then blame it on...oh, I don't know, Ted Cruz or better yet, Duck Dynasty.   Then the media can run with it how Duck Dynasty offended the 'sensibilities' of these cave men cum jihdists.   Throw the dynasty guys in jail.    Then the left in this country can say they deserved it because they 'hate' and the right in this country can wring it's hands and hope John Boner 'goes after' Obama. 

Man....

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:44 | 4863652 surf0766
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Beck was right again.. this time about the caliphate.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:32 | 4864300 therearetoomany...
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Right?!/!?  And that was what?   4 years ago.   

Like the down arrows....Beck may be a sensationalist and taking advantage of people, or maybe he isn't. 

All I know is he has been right on this, the goals of the administration, soros, the fact that rep and dem are both the problem, the crashing of the economy, teh bankers, Obama's background, Van Jones, Jarrett and on and on and on.   All of which has been repeated and ballyhooed here on ZH as that true state of what's going on.  

I know one thing is for sure, he was right about growing and storing your own food, supplies of fresh water and medical equipment and building a network of friends and family that can rely on each other.  

 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:54 | 4864328 therevolutionwas
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And other things he has said make him sound like a CIA asset.  I take him with a lot of grains of salt. 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:48 | 4863673 Who was that ma...
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Once the ice is broken, it clears the way for the flood.  

275 today, many thousands more tomorrow.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:00 | 4863706 BeetleBailey
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To:

Barack Barry Hussein Soetero Obama.

From: Me

FUCK....YOU!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:02 | 4863713 Fix It Again Timmy
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Is this going to be Operation Sloppy Seconds?....

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:12 | 4863747 Seize Mars
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This is not ok.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:14 | 4863754 gearbaby
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Liars

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:16 | 4863760 thamnosma
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A little overblown.  300 troops is not exactly a war contingent.  They are there for embassy security.  The situation is bad enough, no need to over dramatize this small move.   Now 10,000 troops, then we're talking.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:23 | 4864857 optimator
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Give 'em a few more days, they had to start slow, even with the help we'll be getting from our new, temporary, Iranian friends.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:26 | 4863782 kchrisc
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2 + 2 = 5

Don't you know?!

And here's another one: "Printing" is growth."

Now excuse me while I go "print" myself a bigger cock...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:44 | 4863818 Baby Eating Dingo22
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Nothing wrong with those headlines at all

It's the new normal and what most come to expect

Now if he actually stuck to his word,  that would be something worth pointing out.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:45 | 4863822 mademesmile
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That's ok, the chocolate ration has been increased by 20 grams!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:47 | 4863824 royal
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The US just needs to stay the fuck out of the situation and let these dune coons blow each other to pieces.

This isn't our fight. Never was.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:19 | 4863919 Rootin' for Putin
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Well, strictly speaking these aren't 'troops on the ground'  they are just reinforcing the embassy which is a Marine Mission.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:39 | 4863953 Atomizer
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Throwing a CFR dart and give me a mulligan if foreign policy fails.

/lol

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:53 | 4863994 Agent P
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Obama Wan Kenobi: "These aren't the combat troops you're looking for."

Main Stream Media: "These aren't the combat troops we're looking for."

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 01:30 | 4864102 Karl Danneskjold
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well done sir.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 23:56 | 4863998 Atomizer
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Go for it negro president, I have over 70 gallons storied away in both Lincoln 5.4L SUVS. The other two vehicles foster another 40 gallons. You won't harm me, just yourself. 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:59 | 4864067 lakecity55
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Whatanigger.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:02 | 4864008 user2011
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And how many highly paid mercenaries, like the blackwaters ?    Or those contractors and securities personel ?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:14 | 4864015 Andre
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I feel incredibly sorry for these poor bastards. Comitted to a rapidly deteriorating situation with the specter of the 200 contractors abandoned at Balad Airport. Air support denied, according to the story. Looks like the Iraqis picked up the ball this time, but the Air Force stand down is a pretty somber note.

http://www.wnd.com/2014/06/200-u-s-contractors-surrounded-by-jihadists-i...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:11 | 4864016 lead salad
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What's wrong with these two headlines: Obama

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:56 | 4864063 Dr. Destructo
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Doublethink. noun. The ability to believe two contradictory beliefs at the same time without noticing the contradiction.

Now we're willing to participate with Iran in this matter? It's not surprising, since we have always been at war with Eurasia, and Eastasia has always been our ally.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:58 | 4864066 lakecity55
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Gee, when can he be arrested???

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 01:25 | 4864099 AnAnonymous
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What is the difference? Maybe combat? Maybe it means that 'american' troops will not look for engaging the 'american' enemy? 'Americans' with all their military instructions should be able to answer that question.

Once again, it shows how 'americans' cant face reality and perpetually try to avoid discussion on reality.

They need to invent a world, comfortable to their minds, so they deploy their fantasical view and reach the preset conclusion.

Attacking their servants like the negro in the oval bureau under false assumption is a sure way to avoid attacking that servant on the ground of facts.

And once again, as usual with 'americans', it is obvious. Anyone can at once notice that the texts read in one case combat troops and in the other troops.
'Americanism' is all about submission. Submit, submit, submit.

One should remember this is an 'american' fight club that comes with rules (rule of law).

Rule number one: you do not talk about the fight club.

As it is an 'american' fight club, it comes with one untold but imperative rule

Rule number zero: you do not talk about 'americanism'.

When posters are 'american', that rule is automatically followed. So useless to mention it.

It goes without saying.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 01:31 | 4864105 AFKeeker
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These are Embassy defense personnel, nothing more.  They will bolster Embassy security and effect a speedy evacuation if things go sour. 

 

Come no ZH, you are supposed to be above sensationalizing.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 02:17 | 4864137 Grouchy Marx
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They are something more - American citizens, and military besides. But to Barry, they are not wealthy or Hollywood, so they are eminently expendable.

Impeach the fraud.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 02:10 | 4864127 Rock On Roger
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It seems to me that a lot of americans are about to die in Baghdad.

Horrible, cruel deaths.

These Sunnis have seen the TV of helicopters leaving an embassy.

They have a plan...

 

Maybe I'm wrong.

That's what I'm thinking anyhow...

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 02:11 | 4864130 Grouchy Marx
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From community organizer to golfer in chief. What could go wrong with that?

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 02:13 | 4864131 starman
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stop calling the mofo a president!!! he is parasite!!!

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 02:53 | 4864160 Jano
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Hussein Kenya Obanana will drag USSA into another (small) war. It is always good, if US mercenaries are being killed by CIA troops.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:46 | 4864286 therearetoomany...
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Awesome, another round of dead, disfigured, maimed and PTSD victims with no jobs to return to, no economy to return to and all for what?  

A country and constitution that no longer exists.

Truly sad....

 

Edit:  Wait a minute...do you think this is because Oblunder got his ass and veejayjay handed to him by Vlad?  

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:57 | 4864421 Baby Eating Dingo22
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Knock Knock

Who's there?

The Truth

 

Go away, we're watching DWTS

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:19 | 4864552 ThisIsBob
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Not enough guys, you dim-wits.  The gereen zone is the juciest target in the entire mid-east.  Better do a 360 and get the hell out of there... 

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:19 | 4864841 optimator
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Right, so we lost a one billion dollar building complex that just came on line.  Peanuts these days, the FED prints that much before 10 a.m. every day.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:30 | 4864905 Drop out
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He said "no combat troops". He is sending "troops". This means he is sending troops with unloaded rifles so they can't enter combat, but can only be killed.

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