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JT

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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2012 12:01:01 AM

What single action from the following list would be most appropriate if Iran interferes with shipping in the Strait of Hormuz?
Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
Prevent Iran from shipping its own oil
Declare war on Iran
Reach out for diplomatic relations with Iran
End sanctions on Iran
New sanctions by the UN and other countries
It is not an issue; Iran wil
Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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floridakeys
Champion Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2013 3:29:56 PM

Naval escort
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achung53
Veteran Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2012 12:57:25 PM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
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Ferdman17
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2012 4:17:16 PM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
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saluki2011
Sophomore Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2012 11:41:00 PM

nuke em, its the only way to be sure.
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ggg452
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 11:19:10 PM

nothing
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Sphagnum
Rookie Author Orlando

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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2012 2:08:48 AM

Nothing.
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gazol
Sophomore Author California

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2012 8:11:08 PM

Stop eating at Persian restaurants.
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gasscout_1
Veteran Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2012 8:55:22 PM

Provide a Naval escort for sure. If that doesnt work then DECLARE WARRRRR!
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rioman01
Rookie Author Washington DC

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Message Posted: May 26, 2012 11:36:11 PM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
Continue with hast in developing alternative fuels and bring down the cost of electric vehicles
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Sumflow
Rookie Author Honolulu

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Message Posted: May 14, 2012 6:37:32 AM

Reduce US demand for Iranian Oil.
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sugarbearAR
Rookie Author Arkansas

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Message Posted: May 6, 2012 10:51:53 PM

we're not dependent on foreign oil never have been the ones who are the problem are in the white hse pres./down...there's oil off the shores of the us coast in ships waiting to be unloaded,oil store in under ground storage, that's come from our own wells. just check the oil reserve
total barrels stored per oil companies of the us/brit.mem.bush and ask why?????? he's gone under ground since he left the w.h. he's laughing at the american people...shot from the hip. wakeup america
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papa56NC
All-Star Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2012 5:51:46 AM

Navy can Git-r-dun
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2012 2:26:14 PM

I think that we do whatever we have to do to insure continued shipments of oil.
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mikekoonie
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2012 6:15:02 AM

Why can't we get along.
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renee6
Rookie Author Kansas

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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2012 9:53:05 AM

IDK
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pig12
Veteran Author Boston

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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2012 5:53:35 PM

Please can't we all just get along. Iran is not willing...
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relichunter
Rookie Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 6:57:02 PM

prevent Iran from shipping their oil.
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megarockradio
Rookie Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2012 11:44:22 PM

Would be pretty easy - one official already said it would take less than 30 minutes to destroy their naval operations. Take out the airports and there's not really a lot else they could do.
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tjc09f
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2012 11:16:11 PM

naval escort
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Mekuru
Rookie Author West Virginia

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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2012 3:18:17 PM

provide naval escort for oil tankers
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boops54
Rookie Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 10:53:07 PM

provide naval escort
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Toyotatrollop
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 10:21:22 AM

We should make Iran's oil our own for free. That's the best deal they will ever get from us.
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OaklandInvaders
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2012 2:43:00 PM

Do nothing, leave it alone
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Scorpio911
Rookie Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Feb 29, 2012 1:22:13 PM

NOT JUST A NAVY ESCORT BUT A BLOCAIDE OFALL VESSELS GOING TO OR FROM IRAN! THE NUMBER
ONE MISSION OF THE U.S. NAVY IS TO KEEP THE SEALANES OPEN. EVER SINCE OPEC STARTED (1973?),
THE ARAB LEAGUE OF NATIONS HAS BEEN SHOVING THEIR BLACK GOLD AND BLOOD TINGED MUD DOWN
OUR THROATS WHILE MOCKING THE DECENT AND INTERNATIONALLY ACCEPTED STANDARDS OF
COMMERSE AND STICKING UP OUR MOST SENSITIVE PORTS WHERE THE SUN NEVER SHINES. IRAN IS NOT
JUST A GUT WRENCHING "ENEMA" TO US, BUT AN ENEMY TO ALL ARABS AND MUSLIMS THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE
World. BLOCK THEIR ACCESS TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD BY AIR, LAND AND SEA.. THEY CAN SEE HOW LONG THEY'LL
SURVIVE WITH NOTHING TO EAT BUT THEIR OIL. MAYBE THEN, AND ONLY THEN WILL THE PEOPLE, THE PROUD,
TRUE AND DECENT IRANIANS I KNOW THEM TO BE HAVING SERVED WITH THEM BACK IN 1976 & 77 WHEN I WAS IN THE U.S. NAVY, WILL STANDUP FOR GOOD AGAINST THEIR LEADERS AND LET THEM KNOW THEY'RE TIRED OF BEING ISOLATED FROM THE CIVILIZED WORLD AND BEINGS PRESSEDDEEPER INTO THE DARKNESS BETWEEN "IROQ" IRAQ AND A HARD PLACE? Scorpio911 ;-{)

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Pizzaslut
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2012 5:32:28 PM

Take off your belt and whack them, then send them to bed without dinner.
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dre596
Sophomore Author Hartford

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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2012 5:00:44 PM

naval escort
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DutchTreatMI
Champion Author Grand Rapids

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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2012 5:12:04 AM

Give them military escort.
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OaklandInvaders
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 2:29:36 AM

leave it alone
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Wobbly007
Rookie Author Portland

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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 12:38:35 AM

The whole sanctions campaign against Iran is an Israeli and neocon project.
The US Congress has been bought by the Israel Lobby. US media are dominated by Israel supporters.
The US has no business surrounding Iran.
Just like the Iraq boondoggle which bankrupted the country, Israel is at it again, trying to get the USA to do its dirty work. Every time you buy fuel you are paying a tax for Israel-inspired aggression against Iran.
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Bonnie24TX
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 12:09:28 AM

We never had any business doing business with this foreign hater of Americans in the first place. We have enough oil and energy resources here and on friendly soils. We do not need their oil. We need religious and political freedoms. Reportedly they have had on trial for many months with this preacher held in jail away from his family for hypostysy-refusing to refuse Christianity and bow down and accept Muslism-or death! Is this what America wants? I pray we have not sunk this low to do business with such heathens of no mercy.
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cwashi3324
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 10:05:36 PM

reach out
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d_tm
Rookie Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 9:49:59 PM

Im sick of this!!
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seaworthy48
Rookie Author Maine

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 8:37:56 PM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers , put our ships to work that way we have them RIGHT ?? And the first time thay Test a Nuclear Weapon send them one or two of ours to them ,.,
Get them first rember World War 2 ! Yes if need be "Declare war on them ..

Am just sick of all the B/S over their get real , get real with the nut's in the world , we are the best and have the ships so get off your asssss and do some thing !!!!!!!!!!!

Am not saying war is good , but we need to put some Countries back on the right parth .

Live and let live with out all the killing and B/S ..

Sorry just real , sick of it

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OKRifle
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 7:47:12 PM

Naval cruise missles!
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Bonanza
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 7:47:01 PM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
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GasprincessON
Rookie Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 7:17:41 PM

Canada has no interests in the area of the world. We should stay out of this conflict.
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seabrz7
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 3:28:51 PM

Prevent them from shipping their own and they will change their minds fast.
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wild3bill
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 2:58:07 PM

Come On its the Weekend... We need a NEW Poll
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SuperMoto
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 2:36:05 PM

From what I've heard it is just a threat because if they block the Strait they would hurt themselves.
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N9HVP
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 2:21:08 PM

Prevent Iran from shipping its own oil.
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Miriam46
Rookie Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 1:28:36 PM

Have the UN and its member nations issue sanctions against Iran. I believe it would be particularly effective if many of Iran's neighboring nations participated in this action.
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StillRollin
Rookie Author Florida

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 1:22:39 PM

Iran is approximately six months from a nuclear weapons test and they have hired a Soviet nuclear physicist. The question of war is not if but when. What if they did not test but launched with the confidence that the process is correct. I am not a fan of Israel; however, they make the most sense and are within range. I do not see this ending well and we can only blame ourselves for thinking that diplomacy will work. We should actually take lessons from our past and accept that you cannot apply reason to insanity.



[Edited by: StillRollin at 2/25/2012 1:26:31 PM EST]
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MosesOK
Rookie Author Oklahoma City

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 11:34:43 AM

Rest assured, the U. S. Military has submarines and naval carriers in the area. It has already been decided that they can only close the area once, their navy will be destroyed in 2 or 3 days. End of story, we need no declaration of war to do this. The U. S. Military takes responsibility to keep all water ways world wide open, and free to trade. Speculators are driving the price of crude oil up, Iran would like to think they are a threat, and the speculators are giving them aid by driving prices up, treason, really.
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PhyllyQC
Rookie Author Montreal

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 11:28:06 AM

Reach out for diplomatic relations with Iran
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Gas_Eyes
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 11:24:17 AM

To all who voted for the naval escort, who should pay for it?
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 10:46:31 AM

declare war
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DONNADUNNING
Rookie Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 10:20:25 AM

I agree
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AlTraveler
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 10:03:27 AM

Provide a naval escort for oil tankers
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keo
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 9:57:07 AM

Escort
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zacksnanny
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2012 9:04:11 AM

I don't know enough about this issue
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