Meanwhile, no Navy to be seen anywhere. Libya? Suez Canal? Oh, we don’t want to be seen as war mongers. Of course, what about our U.S. Citizens and their protection? Update: Looks like we got out in the nick of time: Hot Air It took a Ferry??
How incongruous. How much did this party cost us? While the Americans waited to be rescued in Libya. Where pray tell is our Navy? It was only good luck that they were not taken hostage or worse. The Navy? No where near the Suez either. Right… “those catchy beats and simple cords”. Sounds a lot like Zero.
The East Room was lit like a theater as more than 200 dignitaries and others crowded together for an evening concert honoring Motown.
Obama said Motown “taught us that what unites us will always be stronger than what divides us. And in the decades since, those catchy beats and simple chords have influenced generations of musicians, from Sheryl Crow to the Jonas Brothers.” From : Detroit News
How about last year? From: Bunkerville: A June 10, 2010 posting: Obama spent at least $10 Million on parties last year. But we are keeping the Obama’s with happy feet. .
The Obama Administration won’t send the military to rescue US citizens in Libya.
They don’t want to look like war-mongers.
Stranded: An estimated 600 U.S. citizens are stuck on board the Maria Dolores (pictured) in Tripoli, and won’t leave until at least Friday (Daily Mail)
The senior U.S. official also said the “prudent planning” for military options centers around the president’s priorities of protecting U.S. citizens and interests and stopping the violence against Libyan civilians. He cautioned against thinking the U.S. military “was about to storm the beaches,” but he also declined to specifically rule out the use of military force.
So far, the State Department has not requested the U.S. military to assist in the evacuation of civilians from Libya, which would be required for the military to get involved in that operation.
Several U.S. officials have confirmed to CNN there is a vigorous debate inside the administration about whether to involve the military because of concern it could cause further provocations by the Libyan regime gateway pundit