Libya Deja Vu: Arming Syrian Rebels Likely to Usher in al Qaeda
27 May 2013 1:16 pm Rachel Alexander
Syria has been at civil war for the past two years, raging between Sunni rebels and hardline President Bashar al-Assad’s Shiite-controlled government. More than 70,000 Syrians have been killed since March 2011, with millions more displaced. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Democratic chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, offered legislation earlier this month to allow the U.S. to provide arms to the Syrian opposition. Menendez’s legislation includes $250 million for transitioning the government.
The U.S. is already supplying the Syrian rebels with food and medicine. In April, the U.S. started providing the …View More...
Senator Bob “Scumbag” Menendez
2 Feb 2013 12:01 am Robert Cleveland
Democratic Senator Bob Menendez is back in the news, once again over allegations that he traveled to the Dominican Republic, where he got it on with underage prostitutes. In a typical case of media bias, the story has been buried by most big-name media sources – the allegations first surfaced just prior to the 2012 election, but have failed to gain widespread attention. They seem to be picking up steam now, as the Florida office of the donor whose jet Menendez took to the Dominican Republic has been raided by …View More...