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Ticket to 2nd Term: Have a War with Iran

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by ModGlock17, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. ModGlock17


    Dec 18, 2010
    It seems to me that things are escalating, with motivation that came from desperation to win in November...

    Dead democratic voters and paid voters aside, the public tends to stay with an incumbent president in times of military conflicts. If Romney stays close, no war. If Romney surges ahead, watch out....

    If it's 4th QTR and he's down, he will throw the hail-Mary, the bombs.

    Iran had been throwing fits of irrational verbage with action, and this admin. seems to wait for the right time.

    The Chinese curse: "May you live in interesting times!"

    I think we are there.
  2. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    Apr 4, 2006
    History says a good war cures a Depression/Recession.

    (sometimes the cure is worse than the disease)

    He seems pretty desperate.

  3. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon "Cracker"

    Feb 18, 2009

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Aug 10, 2010
    ~ "Iran lawmakers prepare to close Hormuz Strait" ~

    Islamic Typical Bluff.....they do that they lose their navy and Air force quickly

    *Iran needs to be spanked badly.....very badly....and spanked right....problem here is ***berry is the wrong man to do it....IT would be all half-***** with a Liberal in charge....A half ***** war will not help berry....he will still lose if we can keep the dead and the Illegals from voting....
  5. DOC44


    Jan 10, 2004
    in my recliner
  6. countrygun


    Mar 9, 2012

    One thing i am sure of, if they do it once, they won't be able to do it again for a long time.
  7. stevelyn

    stevelyn NRA Life Member

    One would have to support a war with Iran and Odumma for that to work. I support neither.
  8. GAFinch


    Feb 23, 2009
    That's assuming that he doesn't have the warships over there to shoot down Israeli planes if they try to take any action.
  9. CAcop


    Jul 21, 2002
    I am not so sure about that. If you look at the polls people are pretty tired of sending people off to wars. If there was a strike with US planes it would have to be over fast. As in things are wrapped up within a few weeks. Also the closer to election day the worse it works out for Obama. People will be less likely to vote for him if they aren't sure if it isn't over yet.
  10. G17Jake


    Sep 13, 2002
    Maybe we can get into another 10-year war?
  11. 427


    Nov 23, 2009
    It's all about the economy. If there's a war, oil prices will skyrocket and will kill an economy that's already on life support. It's not going to happen at least not till after the election.
    Hasn't this admin been putting pressure on the Israelis to NOT do anything?
  12. Bruce H

    Bruce H

    Dec 5, 2000
    Should have happened thirty some years ago. Never let a festering cancer spread and grow. Especially not one with oil revenue and sick demented leadership.
  13. Neo-con foreign policy and the welfare of the M-I-C demand another war. Thanks to our imperialistic foreign policy, there are trip wires everywhere.

    From Romney's website:

    "American military power is vital to the preservation of our own security and peace around the world."

    And the especially concerning:

    "It is America today that patrols the global commons and keeps them safe for trade and commerce."

    Romney is a classic Neo-Con, pre-emptively helping himself to a free-wheeling interventionist foreign policy. This portends a major increase in military spending (hear the MIC champaign corks popping) which means he really isn't going to make much progress toward shrinking the size of government, reducing spending, balancing the budget and reducing the debt. This is what the Tea Party stands for. They didn't support Romney in the primaries and are going to struggle with him now.
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012
  14. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    Who would want an incompetent, enemy alien running our side of the war ? ... :steamed:

  15. countrygun


    Mar 9, 2012


    You could read his words

    "It is America today that patrols the global commons and keeps them safe for trade and commerce."

    and interpret them to mean he is for international trade and commerce, and might be prone to getting Government off the backs of companies so that they can make profits and bring them home, rather than try to turn America into a cloistered, isolationist nation. He just might realize that passing the same money around in a closed circle is not the way to economically expand our nation and that we need to "import" some wealth and cease being a debtor nation.

    He might realize, in the world of today, in order to have international trade we have to be smart enough to learn the lessons from our past success and keep the "global commons" free and safe so the commerce can proceed unimpeded by rogue nations and piracy of all types.
  16. Leaders like to rattle their sabers against foreign countries to distract their citizens from troubles internal to their country. Problem with rattling your saber against middle east countries is there is no telling how the other side will react.

    Obama has already given an indication of what he will probably do between now and November in an attempt to garner more voters. He'll simply tell his various departments to ignore or bypass laws that his base, and those he is trying to swing over, hate. The church/birth control and his recent opinion on immigration were just the opening salvos. The only way Obama wins in November is to keep the Republicans focused on social issues. And the MSM has his back in keeping the Republicans focused on social issues.
  17. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Feb 22, 2005
    Republic of Texas
    Just a guess........... Iran?
  18. If you watched the 60 Minutes piece on our cyber attack against the Iranian nuclear industry, you realize why the administration isn't hyperventilating over Iran developing the bomb. Let's just hope they are never smart enough to return the favor.
  19. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

    Aug 4, 2005
    I might be for war against Iran...or against it. It all depends on whether it's a Democrat or a Republican declaring it. Yes, sir.

  20. SPIN2010

    SPIN2010 Searching ...

    Mar 14, 2010
    On the move ... again!
    I am sure the pantsuit qeen already has our surrender plans layed out, per the kenyan.

    They both will call in the UN for help. :puking: