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05 Dec 2012 08:12 PM   |   32835 clicks   |   NBC News
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The Muthaship     
About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....

05 Dec 2012 07:53 PM
AlwaysRightBoy    [TotalFark]  

The Muthaship: About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....


According to news I'm listening to, they have 60 days before it goes bad.

/could be an interesting/scary 60 days

05 Dec 2012 08:07 PM
Grand_Moff_Joseph    [TotalFark]  

The Muthaship: About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....


Fair point, but the use of chemical or biological weapons should be a red line for the entire world, not just America. No one even thinks of using these kinds of weapons for anything other than genocide, and humanity has a duty to itself to stop such insanity from coming to bear.

05 Dec 2012 08:08 PM
GAT_00     
Repeating myself since this might go green:

U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."

No Fly Zone

05 Dec 2012 08:08 PM
Grand_Moff_Joseph    [TotalFark]  

GAT_00: Repeating myself since this might go green:

U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."

No Fly Zone


Pair that with a visits from Seal Team 6, some Green Berets, and some of fine folks from MI6, and we got ourselves an international ass kicking of a despot.

05 Dec 2012 08:10 PM
BravadoGT    [TotalFark]  
This should be some party--who will show up? Turkey? Hezbollah? Israel? The US? Iran?

/gonna need some more snacks

05 Dec 2012 08:14 PM
Allen. The end.    [TotalFark]  
There's plenty the world could do, it's just the lack of will. What happened when Saddam Hussein gassed the Kurds? Not a damn thing...

05 Dec 2012 08:15 PM
GAT_00     

Grand_Moff_Joseph: GAT_00: Repeating myself since this might go green:

U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."

No Fly Zone

Pair that with a visits from Seal Team 6, some Green Berets, and some of fine folks from MI6, and we got ourselves an international ass kicking of a despot.


If he's doing this, he's already close to an ass kicking. This is a sign of desperation. The people should free themselves, we just make sure they can.

05 Dec 2012 08:15 PM
2wolves     
Meanwhile the Russians keep doing business.

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
russlar     
yellowcake 2.0?

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
rocketpants    [TotalFark]  
Admiral Painter in 5... 4... 3... 2...

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
iaazathot     
GODDAMMIT!

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
mr lawson     

Repeat after me Fark.

NOT.. OUR ....FARKING.... PROBLEM!

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
cman    [TotalFark]  
So another war in the middle east for us then, right?

05 Dec 2012 08:16 PM
Arn_Dee     
Aw shiat.

05 Dec 2012 08:17 PM
Snort     
The Turks will do it which will make the Ruskies very nervous.

05 Dec 2012 08:17 PM
Mentat    [TotalFark]  
We found the WMD's! Woo hoo!

05 Dec 2012 08:17 PM
vartian    [TotalFark]  

cman: So another war in the middle east for us then, right?


You'd rather watch genocide in HD on the nightly news?

05 Dec 2012 08:18 PM
RoyHobbs22     
mmmmmm hmmmmmmm

05 Dec 2012 08:18 PM
hubiestubert    [TotalFark]  
At this point, it's as if Assad wants UN intervention...

05 Dec 2012 08:18 PM
whither_apophis     

Allen. The end.: There's plenty the world could do, it's just the lack of will. What happened when Saddam Hussein gassed the Kurds? Not a damn thing...


Obama =! Reagan

/plus Saddam was an ally for that week

05 Dec 2012 08:18 PM
Quantum Apostrophe     
His head is shaped like a cylinder. Wat up with that?

05 Dec 2012 08:18 PM
PirateKing     
Weren't people bragging about missiles that can land in some guy's coffee cup from a thousand miles away? Why don't we just use those?

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
FlashHarry    [TotalFark]  

The Muthaship: About to cross the U.S.'s red line. What's one more war....


i wonder if they're hoping iran will join in. romney may get his war anyway...

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
Mad_Radhu     

GAT_00: Repeating myself since this might go green:

U.S. officials stressed that as of now, the sarin bombs hadn't been loaded onto planes and that Assad hadn't issued a final order to use them. But if he does, one of the officials said, "there's little the outside world can do to stop it."

No Fly Zone


That could be a lot of fun if the F-22s are actually up and running okay for now. I'm curious to see what they would be like when let off the leash, because an air superiority fighter that you can't see coming is something that should be pants wettingly scary for a military that has to go up against them.

Of course, that is assuming that the F-22 can manage to not asphyxiate its pilot in the process. Last I head it was actually squeezing them to unconsciousness with the G-suits somehow.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
toraque    [TotalFark]  
This is starting to get Syrias.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
DubtodaIll     
Finally an excuse to start world war three.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
Mentat    [TotalFark]  

mr lawson: Repeat after me Fark.

NOT.. OUR ....FARKING.... PROBLEM!


Yes, it is. This has the potential to engulf the entire Middle East including several of our allies who may or may not end up on the same side. This isn't the same situation as Iraq.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
WTF Indeed    [TotalFark]  
Meh, Fartbama needs another war to justify his tax cuts for the socialist deadbeat middle class.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
God-is-a-Taco    [TotalFark]  
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05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
tlchwi02     

mr lawson: Repeat after me Fark.

NOT.. OUR ....FARKING.... PROBLEM!


bingo. i don't care who owns that crappy section of desert as long as i didnt have to pay for it. i realize thats callous and cruel to say, but why should more of my friends die on the other side of the globe to try and sort things out in favor of a group who are no more fond of us than assad.

05 Dec 2012 08:19 PM
Popcorn Johnny     
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05 Dec 2012 08:20 PM
Mean Daddy     
But, but where's the intelligence that says he has weapons of mass destruction. President Community Organizer channeling George Bush...come in President Bush....

05 Dec 2012 08:20 PM
BradleyUffner     

PirateKing: Weren't people bragging about missiles that can land in some guy's coffee cup from a thousand miles away? Why don't we just use those?


Because we don't want to break, spell, and disperse the coffee cup and it's contents?

05 Dec 2012 08:21 PM
WTF Indeed    [TotalFark]  
How many Arab countries do we need to bomb until we get one for free?

05 Dec 2012 08:21 PM
ertai_lapis     
I have a feeling Turkey is going to take issue with this.

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
JohnAnnArbor    [TotalFark]  
Remember when Nancy Pelosi put on a cute headscarf and did freelance diplomacy (in violation of the law, but who cares about that) in Syria while Bush was in office? "The road to peace goes through Damascus," or some such nonsense? Accomplishing exactly nothing?

Good times.

/The little dork eye doctor was always a murderer, geniuses.

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
Bit'O'Gristle     
The military has loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs that could be dropped onto the Syrian people from dozens of fighter-bombers, the officials said.

Initial symptoms following exposure to sarin are a runny nose, tightness in the chest and constriction of the pupils. Soon after, the victim has difficulty breathing and experiences nausea and drooling. As the victim continues to lose control of bodily functions, the victim vomits, defecates and urinates. This phase is followed by twitching and jerking. Ultimately, the victim becomes comatose and suffocates in a series of convulsive spasms.

ya..you guys bring this to the table, and it's all over biatches. You're going to get raped. Don't even think about it.

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
SilentStrider    [TotalFark]  

Mentat: We found the WMD's! Woo hoo!


Only nine years too late.

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
toraque    [TotalFark]  

WTF Indeed: How many Arab countries do we need to bomb until we get one for free?


We've gotten a couple so far. We just keep giving them back since we see what they're like once we're there.

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
Frankenstorm     
So, if Syria gets pushed onto the train tracks, do we only take pictures?

05 Dec 2012 08:22 PM
mr lawson     

Mentat: Yes, it is. This has the potential to engulf the entire Middle East including several of our allies who may or may not end up on the same side. This isn't the same situation as Iraq.


Nope...Let's try letting them killing off each other for a while. The whole Middle East seem to want war. Fine. Let'em have it.

NOT OUR PROBLEM

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
TheMysticS     
Motherfu(kers.

Shall I point out that while I agree with the weapons bans, another 'thing' we agreed on, internationally speaking, was no torture?

I still think we should help.
Because we can.

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
cman    [TotalFark]  

vartian: cman: So another war in the middle east for us then, right?

You'd rather watch genocide in HD on the nightly news?


No, I would turn the TV off.

Look what happened with Bush and Iraq. Mushroom Cloud Smoking Gun, remember that? This doesnt concern us

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
bulldg4life     
I haven't kept up on the outrage, but is the GOP angry that Obama is doing too much or not enough?

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
cameroncrazy1984    [TotalFark]  

JohnAnnArbor: Nancy Pelosi put on a cute headscarf and did freelance diplomacy (in violation of the law, but who cares about that) in Syria while Bush was in office


No, because that never happened.

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
cameroncrazy1984    [TotalFark]  

cman: Look what happened with Bush and Iraq. Mushroom Cloud Smoking Gun, remember that? This doesnt concern us


Wait, how is this in any way similar to Iraq?

05 Dec 2012 08:23 PM
RoyHobbs22     

WTF Indeed: How many Arab countries do we need to bomb until we get one for free?


None, we should let Israel take care of things over there.

05 Dec 2012 08:24 PM
AlwaysRightBoy    [TotalFark]  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: Pair that with a visits from Seal Team 6, some Green Berets, and some of fine folks from MI6, and we got ourselves an international ass kicking of a despot.


Hopefully we've already have had international discussions (and plans) to deal with this.

/bets the Presidents phone is pretty busy right now

05 Dec 2012 08:24 PM
Gyrfalcon     

Mentat: We found the WMD's! Woo hoo!


We were only about 1500 miles off.

05 Dec 2012 08:24 PM
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