Allen West very concerned about military mission in Libya

West says that as a member of the House Armed Services Committee and considering his lengthy military background he should have been consulted before we started a new combat front with Libya. Instead, he says, Congress was sent home to their districts and the next thing you know is that the US is engaged militarily with Libya. He says he’s not even sure what the mission is:

Well first of all I can’t tell you what the mission is; I don’t think anyone knows what the mission is. When we say were going to go in and protect civilians, that’s going to be very hard to do from thirty thousand feet.



West is critical over the fact that we waited as long as we did and says that if we really wanted to influence the decision making of Qaddafi that we should have acted much earlier.

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Anonymous
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Anonymous

nObama only confides in his Islamic leaders ask them they know what he is doing we never will.

TexasT
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TexasT

He should be concerned. We all should be concerned. But, America and Congress is getting what they voted for…..CHANGE! Communism! BHO is circumventing Congress and if it weren’t destroying my beloved country, I would be laughing. Congress is getting what they deserve. They have been rendered worthless and expendable! They have no one to blame but themselves. Republicans should be very vocal and strong against this, but they have betrayed us by going along with the Communist Party (aka Dems) on everything, basically! Still, no one is doing anything about our country’s Communist takeover! Wow!

MordSith
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MordSith

Palin/West 2012!

Rogtn
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Rogtn

I am an American, Allen West is an American, therefore we like each other. Completely opposite of what we have as a president now. He hates America, and all “true” Americans despise him. Alan West is a “leader” , Obama is a “follower”.

Rshill7
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Rshill7

Daddy likee. A. West. A for awesome, and then some. Speaking of leaders…It would be nice if some other countries could act instead of waiting for us all the time. Those other countries are not used to being called upon to lead though. Usually we have a leader here. Instead, we have O’bysmal and other countries had to stand up first while O’ dithered and dawdled. This is not to say that we should be anywhere near there, but Qaddaffy quacky duck has a history of backing down doesn’t he? Remember his speech not too long ago at the UN? I remember saying, huh(?) and laughing a lot. I don’t think that helped him much. I wonder if France will be accusing it’s government of ‘blood for oil’. I understand they get much of theirs from there. Not blood, oil. I’d like to get some oil for oil right here… Read more »

Indy
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Indy

What’s the exit strategy? What are the rules of engagement? Besides posting comments here and other sites expressing concerns, I hope readers are picking up the phones and calling your members of Congress. They are home this week to meet with citizens, find out where they will be and let your voice be heard.

Our military and their families are stretched way to thin, we must ask the tough questions? Why is this a security threat to the US? In my opinion, it is not, we cannot police the world. I fully support our troops so now that we are there, let them do their job and then get out.

KenInMontana
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KenInMontana

It’s called UN Resolution 1973 (ironic) the full text is available here; http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/17/un-security-council-resolution

chicken thief
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chicken thief

The UN has no authority to direct our military. Obama needs authorization to commit troops. He did not get it, and made no case for his action to the congress or the American people.

quindan
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quindan

Dito! But the Obummer wants us to be eventually under UN mandate, as does Hilary and Bill Clinton, Jimmy (Mr. Peanuts) Carter.

chicken thief
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chicken thief

The UN has no authority to direct our military. Obama needs authorization to commit troops. He did not get it, and made no case for his action to the congress or the American people.

22227
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22227

Love him.

KalebR
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KalebR

It’s getting harder and harder for Obama to find new ways of defying the constitution.

Would Love to see Allen West in a higher position, as we need true men of honor in our government, especially after the last few years.

KalebR
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KalebR

It’s getting harder and harder for Obama to find new ways of defying the constitution.

Would Love to see Allen West in a higher position, as we need true men of honor in our government, especially after the last few years.

Zaza69
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Zaza69

Wow! All of Obama’s comments about Bush handling of Katrina, of the war in Iraq …etc are coming home to roost! Congress did not even vote on our invasion of Libya that’s even worse handled than Iraq! At least with Iraq, there was a consortium, even if the liars come out to deny it afterward, we still have proof firsthand that they WANTED the Iraq war. I cannot say much about Libya! All this flip-flopping and his indecisiveness will come back and bite him next year!

Colleen Caldwell
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Colleen Caldwell

When was the last time the U.S. Congress legally declared war on anybody? I sure can’t remember.

quindan
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quindan

Not since WWII; Korea, Vietnam, Kosovo, Granada, Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq (I might have missed some) all not declared.

quindan
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quindan

The CHICKENS WILL COME HOME TO ROOST!

quindan
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quindan

The CHICKENS WILL COME HOME TO ROOST!

neo_freedom
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neo_freedom

“Whenever Harry Reid speaks YOU HAVE JUST ENTERED THE ,

TWILIGHT ZONE .”

Fat Libertarian
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Fat Libertarian

Obama, West and Reid. Their all control freak interventionists one way or another.

Fat Libertarian
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Fat Libertarian

Obama, West and Reid. Their all control freak interventionists one way or another.

Chris G.
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Chris G.

I admire West a LOT, but I, too, am concerned about his being another interventionist, & his becoming a POTUS that would continue to “make the world safe for democracy”. I am getting more & more disgusted by the abuse of our Military by our political leaders in DC, & their insistence that we go around & fight every battle when the interestes of the US are not threatened.

Dammit, we’re approaching $15 TRILLION in debt, our own borders are being left wide open, but here we are fighting THREE wars in the Middle East? I’m sorry folks, but I’m about to lose a gasket here…..

chris
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chris

Reagan put a bomb in his backyard and that shut him up for thirty years. That was awesome!!

Jaynie59
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Jaynie59

West apparently forgot about the bombing of Pan Am 103 in 1988. Qaddafi ordered that bombing in retaliation for the 1986 bombing that supposedly killed his “adopted” daughter. That was a lie still repeated by the media today. Qaddafi actually adopted the child after she was dead.

Jimbo
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Jimbo

Please tell me who is dumber: harry the weasel reid or nancy piglosi? As far as AW is comncerned, the more I hear him talk the more I realize just how presidential this man is. I sure hope he seeks higher office one day soon.

NickDeringer
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NickDeringer

I do so hope this man will be POTUS some day. Hopefully there will still be an America for him to govern.

Dkandrews
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Dkandrews

Wait a second you are suppose to be a racist………You can’t want a different african american for president, you are only for white men as president

Just kidding I love Allen West… I hope he is president one day too! I’m racist againt radical “red”……………

NickDeringer
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NickDeringer

Wild Wild West is sharp and confident in his conservative beliefs. He is a very compelling speaker. Him simply exudes leadership.

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