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"This is clearly a penalty that affects less than 1 percent of the American population. And it is a penalty you only pay as a matter of choice," said White House press secretary Jay Carney. (Associated Press)

"This is clearly a penalty that affects less than 1 percent of the American population. And it is a penalty you only pay as a matter of choice," said White House press secretary Jay Carney. (Associated Press)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.