Posts tagged "Libya"

Rep. Kinzinger Defies GOP Opposition to Democrats War Resolutions

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Adam Kinzinger made what is in my opinion a principled vote on the pair of resolutions concerning the authorization and funding of Obama’s mission in Libya today. His principles however ran counter to the Republican’s conventional wisdom on this and he was one of only eight Republicans to do so... Read more »

Malik Zulu Shabazz: Obama is a 'Buck Dancin' Tom'

Bob Parks of Black & Right gives us another one of his amusing videos…

2,200 Marines Go To Libya, 'What Happened to No Boots on the Ground'?

-By Warner Todd Huston In all the reporting on the involvement of US Forces in Libya a report by WCTI Channel 12 News in New Bern, North Carolina seems to have gone by almost unnoticed. The News channel reports that 2,200 U.S. Marines have been shipped off the Libya. But doesn’t this deployment clash with... Read more »

Military Action in Libya: Conundrums and Calculations

-By Warner Todd Huston The military action in Libya undertaken by a “coalition of the willing” at the end of last week is, from an American perspective, as vexing as it is elating. On one hand it is good that the US came to the aid of a people yearning to over thrown a murderous... Read more »

Kinzinger Urges President Obama to Institute No-Fly Zone Over Libya

From the office of Ill. Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger (11th District)… Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a pilot in the Air National Guard with tours in the Middle East, sent a letter to President Obama urging the institution of a no-fly zone over Libya. In

Lack of Leadership: France Takes Lead in Libya While Obama Fiddles

-By Warner Todd Huston You know that an American administration has proven useless and ineffective for supporting liberty and freedom in oppressed countries when even France… France… takes the lead in recognizing a struggling, independent liberty movement. Such is the case in Libya where French President Nicolas Sarkozy has recognized and supported the Libyan rebels... Read more »

Obama Misspells Libya on Twitter Feed

-By Warner Todd Huston So, not only has Obama turned a deaf ear to the dozens getting killed in Libya by their own mad dictator, but when the White House Twitter feed finally did decide to discuss the country it spelled the name of the place incorrectly. Seriously, White House? “Lybia”? Sounds like something that... Read more »