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Governors face off in the Crossfire
June 18th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

Governors face off in the Crossfire

More chaos in Iraq; what should the President do? What are his options?

Also, thousands of immigrant children are pouring across the nation's southern border from Central America braved predators and harsh elements only to arrive in the United States and walk right into one of the most toxic issues in Washington. Would the governors be making different calls? Full story

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At 6:30pm ET, S.E. Cupp and Stephanie Cutter are joined by Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) and Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D-RI) for a debate.

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Should the U.S. launch airstrikes in Iraq?

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  1. ProtectAmericanJobs

    We really need to start increasing the safe harvesting, production and distribution of our own natural energy here in the USA, rather than paying for fuel from countries where they hate us.

    Let’s keep that money and those jobs here in the US.

    Let's use our troops here in the USA to Protect Our Country from the Incursion of Illegal Aliens here at Home, instead of keeping them in the Middle, which is just going to continue to be a never ending region of stupidity and violence.

    Let's face it, over the last 2-3 decades, both parties have been selling out the bulk of the American citizens, who they're supposed to represent, by allowing the incursion of illegal aliens (cheap labor) and the "outsourcing" floodgates to open wider and wider without taking any sensible measures to stem the tide.

    There's no reason that our American men and women should be sent over there to risk their lives again in any more of these totally messed up countries. Use drones, but only if you have to protect Americans or to take out terrorists.

    We should start using our military to Start Keeping ILLEGAL Aliens Out of our own country.

    Bring our troops home from the mindless Middle East and deploy them on our southern border.

    We need to start keeping more of OUR money here at home in the USA versus spreading it all over the world.

    June 19, 2014 at 10:45 am | Reply
  2. Franny

    If I had been so wrong about invading Iraq like many of these warmongers have shown in the past to be? I would apologize to the American People, and keep my mouth shut! They're just embarrassing themselves, and the Country!

    June 19, 2014 at 6:58 am | Reply
  3. Francis Tesoro

    the sons and daughters and all families of republicans ,in favor of war, should be inscripted in the military. lets see how they like that. these muslims have been fighting each other for thousands of years. no Christian or westerner will change things. but since we opened pandoras box, and killed the only guy who kept the Iraqis in line, we have the obligation to help them fight off the terrorist. since they don't have the backbone to do it themselves. use only drones and kill all. no prisoners. americans cant go to war anymore. we are not tough enough. too many guys getting ptsd. we should pay the Vietnamese to do all our fighting. they are the real deal. and have them kill all. we as a country are so piggish for oil. we have to change things. its going to the point that we prostitute ourselves to the middle east. and our politicians don't have our backs as far as we being raped by the oil industry. fuel consumes so much of what we make. the united states should lighten up restrictions on Japanese diesel automobiles. so we can get higher mpg. this way we don't have to kiss up to the middle east. the middle east is a muslim problem and they should be handling their own. bottom line they could squat about what any Christian does for them. lets quit fooling ourselves and tell these politicians, like McCain, to round up all his family members and enlist in the military.

    June 18, 2014 at 7:56 pm | Reply
  4. janemarion

    Oh brother...
    Rick Perry avoids answering the question about what he would recommend doing in Iraq by saying that he wouldn't want to signal to the terrorists what the U.S. might be prepared to do.
    Talk about delusions of grandeur.
    Are the horned rimmed glasses meant to make the guy look smarter?
    It ain't working.

    June 18, 2014 at 6:45 pm | Reply
  5. Miguel Serda

    we have done more than enough to help that country and not one more drop of American blood or dollar should go to that quagmire bush and Cheney lied us into. as for those who want to continue with this idiotic adventure, well they can either go or send their own sons and daughters there to fight and deal with it. and that includes all of those draft dodging cowards like newt Gingrich and his friends. Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:41:20 +0000 To:

    June 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | Reply

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