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29. I think they will try to take advantage of this to further their agenda.
Of course they will. It's their style.
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  -Lebanon's government is to resign - BBC peacebird  Feb-28-05 11:25 AM   #0 
  - No don't give into Bush  ECH1969   Feb-28-05 11:27 AM   #1 
  - What does that mean?  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 11:33 AM   #6 
  - Your probably right  ECH1969   Feb-28-05 11:35 AM   #9 
  - Wasn't that an eye-opening yet obvious statement he made?  Roland99   Feb-28-05 11:49 AM   #15 
  - "after the Syrians killed a Lebanese leader." Hope you're never a judge.  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 02:15 PM   #131 
  - Thanks for proving me wrong.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 02:57 PM   #132 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 03:02 PM   #133 
        - Where's your proof?  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 03:09 PM   #134 
           - There have only been speculation and assertions about Syria,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 03:11 PM   #135 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 03:33 PM   #137 
              - Well, we've got pro-bush, get on board with PNAC stuff on this thread.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 03:43 PM   #140 
              - Yes I saw the PNAC posts.  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 03:47 PM   #141 
              - There is a difference between a being guilty without a shred of proof  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:02 PM   #148 
                 - Why don't you detail the difference between assertions, process,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 08:35 PM   #183 
              - lol  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:00 PM   #147 
              - You haven't showed a shred of evidence of your point of view  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:00 PM   #146 
                 - NO dear.  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 04:09 PM   #153 
           - Where is YOUR proof that Syrians did it?  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 03:18 PM   #136 
              - It's weak but it's something  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 03:54 PM   #144 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 04:05 PM   # 
                    - You said that you don't agree with my assertion.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:06 PM   #151 
                       - Good fucking grief. I DID NOT say Syria didn't do it.  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 04:17 PM   #154 
                          - well, sinc e this isn't a court of law who do you think did it?  VirginiaDem   Feb-28-05 06:15 PM   #175 
                             - The RULE OF LAW still applies. Or,...are you against the RULE OF LAW?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 06:24 PM   #178 
                             - Call me whatever you want but I just read your posts  VirginiaDem   Feb-28-05 09:48 PM   #191 
                                - You're so sweet. Do you support the "rule of law" or not?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 10:38 PM   #196 
                                   - What is the "rule of law" and how does it apply to the current  VirginiaDem   Mar-01-05 06:08 AM   #208 
                             - Without making flat assertions...  LynnTheDem   Feb-28-05 06:53 PM   #181 
                                - Good lawd,...Syria has been walking on eggshells knowing PNAC.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 08:59 PM   #187 
                                - I'll take the Syrians over the man in the moon anyday and I don't  VirginiaDem   Feb-28-05 09:58 PM   #193 
  - Absolutely agree. Thank you...  Colorado Blue   Feb-28-05 04:30 PM   #157 
  - ??? Side with Syria because Bush doens't like them??  underthedome   Feb-28-05 11:33 AM   #8 
  - The Lebanese government is a puppet  Poppyseedman   Feb-28-05 11:38 AM   #10 
  - Lebanese people: see below  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:43 AM   #13 
  - You may be right about civil war  Poppyseedman   Feb-28-05 11:49 AM   #16 
     - yeah rogue states like the Aggressor States of America  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:55 AM   #19 
     - "Rogue states" is definitely a quote from the Chimp in chief.  The Stranger   Feb-28-05 12:22 PM   #58 
        - a bit of good luck  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:51 PM   #84 
  - The Neocons are using this against Syria.  The Stranger   Feb-28-05 12:19 PM   #54 
     - a bit of good luck  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:50 PM   #81 
     - Not sure if you are implying anything  Poppyseedman   Feb-28-05 02:13 PM   #130 
  - fucking amazing  agitpropagent9   Feb-28-05 11:58 AM   #24 
  - PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC, PNAC.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:12 PM   #44 
     - well i can see you've thought this through.  agitpropagent9   Feb-28-05 12:16 PM   #48 
     - Yep. For several years I have been thinking this through.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:18 PM   #52 
        - i think we can agree on that. however...  agitpropagent9   Feb-28-05 12:22 PM   #60 
           - What I see is an assassination by an unknown assailant leading to,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:28 PM   #63 
              - Hariri was the opposition  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:47 PM   #78 
              - Not from what I am reading. What I am reading is that Hariri's,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:50 PM   #83 
                 - popular, and the opposition  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:54 PM   #86 
                    - Five minutes ago, you said you had no idea whether he was popular.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:00 PM   #90 
              - Bear in mind that Karimi is/was pro-Syrian  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 12:50 PM   #82 
                 - Thank you for the additional information.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:58 PM   #88 
                    - Sometimes people benefit from good luck  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:59 PM   #89 
                    - If they are involved in the assassination of Hariri and the country,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:03 PM   #95 
                    - From what I hear, the Lebanese feel very united  xavier86   Feb-28-05 01:07 PM   #102 
                       - Serbia in 2000?  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 01:13 PM   #107 
                       - 80's  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:13 PM   #108 
                       - Civil war's possible.  igil   Feb-28-05 01:23 PM   #114 
                    - Like the Bob Dylan song "Idiot Wind" says  daleo   Feb-28-05 01:24 PM   #116 
                    - With any luck, the Lebanese  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 01:06 PM   #100 
                    - Sounds like something that happened a couple decades ago.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:08 PM   #104 
                    - Not "who most benefits?", but "Who thought they'd benefit?"  igil   Feb-28-05 01:25 PM   #118 
     - Oh well...in that case I should support puppet dictatorships  theboss   Feb-28-05 01:03 PM   #94 
  - So Syria should remain in control of Lebanon?  theboss   Feb-28-05 01:02 PM   #93 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 11:09 PM   #198 
  - So, how will this play out?  chicagojoe   Feb-28-05 11:28 AM   #2 
  - Two words:  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:31 AM   #5 
  - What the hell is happening?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 11:29 AM   #3 
  - The people decided to throw the government out.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 11:33 AM   #7 
     - May I put it to you  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:41 AM   #12 
     - It appears to me that PNAC is unfolding.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 11:52 AM   #17 
  - errrr, yes.  rukkyg   Feb-28-05 11:31 AM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 11:38 AM   #11 
  - Yeah but there are some here that still believe all the MSM feeds them  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:44 AM   #14 
  - I wonder what will happen 5 or 10 years from now when US still occupies,.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 11:56 AM   #21 
  - Well before that the US will be bankrupt...  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:57 AM   #22 
  - And you can't fotget the tinfoil hat wackos running theories.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 12:00 PM   #28 
  - Are you implying  Poppyseedman   Feb-28-05 11:52 AM   #18 
  - Yes, it has their footprints all over  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 11:56 AM   #20 
  - Who really murdered Rafik Hariri? Who did it most benefit?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 11:59 AM   #25 
  - It Would Seem, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Feb-28-05 12:41 PM   #74 
  - I think they will try to take advantage of this to further their agenda.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 12:01 PM   #29 
     - That's open to speculation...  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:11 PM   #41 
  - Quit the dumb conspiracy theories  simcha_6   Feb-28-05 01:18 PM   #110 
  - I agree, thank you. nt  Colorado Blue   Mar-01-05 12:07 AM   #202 
  - Bullshit (nt).  JohnLocke   Feb-28-05 11:10 PM   #199 
  - Why are you guys being so negative???  xavier86   Feb-28-05 11:58 AM   #23 
  - I have not been attacking but...  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 11:59 AM   #26 
  - I think you meant to say credit  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-28-05 12:11 PM   #42 
     - Look if they want to take credit for this...  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:15 PM   #45 
        - Don't think I said anything about Iraq.  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-28-05 12:17 PM   #51 
  - Being realistic and knowledgeable is not being negative.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:00 PM   #27 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 12:03 PM   #31 
  - Those who didn't believe the truth concerning Iraq were being naive.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:05 PM   #34 
  - "Now Christians, Muslims, Druze and Armenians are all united  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 12:06 PM   #36 
  - True  tinonedown   Feb-28-05 12:05 PM   #33 
  - Because what you call the lebanese people  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 12:02 PM   #30 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 12:04 PM   #32 
        - no, but I know history  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 12:07 PM   #37 
           - The country has changed.  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:09 PM   #39 
              - Well, you may excuse me but I'm a bit skeptical of your heresay  Capt_Nemo   Feb-28-05 12:15 PM   #47 
              - My barber is Lebanese  daleo   Feb-28-05 01:31 PM   #119 
  - Juan Cole has it too.  seafan   Feb-28-05 12:06 PM   #35 
  - Lebanese people changing without "help" from PNAC, good.  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:08 PM   #38 
     - *LOL* your "talking points" are sounding vewy familiar.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:11 PM   #40 
        - Yea sure  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:12 PM   #43 
           - We have faith in Lebaniese  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-28-05 12:15 PM   #46 
           - Nothing wrong with that..  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:17 PM   #50 
              - Where did I say ANYTHING about Iraq on this thread?  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-28-05 12:19 PM   #53 
              - Sorry, but...  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:20 PM   #56 
                 - No NeoCONS here  Norquist Nemesis   Feb-28-05 12:29 PM   #65 
              - There have been many popular revolts in the Middle East  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 12:25 PM   #62 
              - xavier86......take heart..  pelsar   Feb-28-05 12:29 PM   #64 
                 - Your profile indicates you live in Israel.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:32 PM   #66 
                    - israel...  pelsar   Feb-28-05 12:35 PM   #67 
                    - Is your press as "free" as ours? *smile* eom  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:39 PM   #70 
                       - our press  pelsar   Feb-28-05 12:42 PM   #76 
                          - We don't have a "press" anymore. Just entertainment, obsession,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:07 PM   #101 
                    - I live in Cyprus.  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:40 PM   #72 
           - I'm sure you do think you know more and that you do think you are "right".  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:16 PM   #49 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 12:19 PM   #55 
                 - Oh, my,...testy, testy. I'm not an asshole and PNAC is NOT a conspiracy.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:22 PM   #59 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 12:24 PM   #61 
                       - Who assassinated Hariri?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:37 PM   #68 
                          - Syrian intelligence  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:40 PM   #71 
                             - Where's the evidence?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:20 PM   #169 
  - Who killed Hariri?  AngryAmish   Feb-28-05 12:21 PM   #57 
  - Are Democrats not allowed to celebrate this?  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:37 PM   #69 
  - Wasn't Hariri a very popular figure in Lebanon?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:41 PM   #73 
  - don't know for sure  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:42 PM   #75 
     - Well, geez, you're certain about who's responsible for his death,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 12:49 PM   #80 
  - Are you Greek or Turkish?  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 12:45 PM   #77 
  - American  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:48 PM   #79 
  - YES. But sometimes I wonder. I wonder if Democrats,  Colorado Blue   Mar-01-05 12:15 AM   #203 
  - Unfortunately, this is yet another development that favors Bush...  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 12:52 PM   #85 
  - So you'd rather there was still dictatorship?  xavier86   Feb-28-05 12:57 PM   #87 
  - Where did I say that?  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:01 PM   #92 
  - xavier.....  pelsar   Feb-28-05 01:05 PM   #99 
     - "that irritates some far more than having a country free.... "  Minstrel Boy   Feb-28-05 04:59 PM   #165 
        - Shhhhh,...we're not supposed to talk about permanent US military presence.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:35 PM   #172 
  - I think this "sea-change" is quite illusory  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 01:00 PM   #91 
     - You're entitled to your opinion, but I believe that the average....  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:03 PM   #96 
     - The M.E. sure as hell didn't tolerate imperialism before,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:20 PM   #112 
     - Profound  magellan   Mar-01-05 12:20 AM   #204 
     - change was inevitable  xavier86   Feb-28-05 01:04 PM   #97 
     - We can agree to disagree on Lebanon.......  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:07 PM   #103 
     - Change was not inevitable  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 02:10 PM   #129 
     - According to Walid Jumblatt, you're wrong Xavier......  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 04:24 PM   #155 
     - some kind of news reporter?  pelsar   Feb-28-05 01:10 PM   #105 
        - Question our previous beliefs?.....EXACTLY!!!  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:11 PM   #106 
        - Since when does turmoil imply violence exactly?  Vladimir   Feb-28-05 01:20 PM   #111 
        - vladimir  pelsar   Feb-28-05 01:24 PM   #115 
        - I think you are right - some folks don't want to have to  Colorado Blue   Mar-01-05 12:22 AM   #205 
  - This is fucking exciting  theboss   Feb-28-05 01:05 PM   #98 
  - Debkafile says  simcha_6   Feb-28-05 01:14 PM   #109 
  - Yeah, but, doncha' see: "Freedom is on the march" and all that.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:23 PM   #113 
     - Actually, yes. Freedom does appear to be on the march....  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:24 PM   #117 
        - Democratc/progressives have to stand FOR something  xavier86   Feb-28-05 01:34 PM   #120 
        - You have made your pro-Bush stance quite clear in an earlier post.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 01:35 PM   #121 
        - Just Me....how about an actual IDEA instead of gloom and doom?  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:38 PM   #122 
        - I'm too fucking busy fighting the neoCON's DARK WORLD VIEW,...  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:57 PM   #174 
        - You've made your anti-Progressive stance pretty clear too  xavier86   Feb-28-05 01:40 PM   #123 
           - You're wasting your breath Xavier........  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 01:45 PM   #124 
              - Progressives Pay For Negativity  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 01:54 PM   #125 
              - There is a lot of skepticism  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 01:57 PM   #127 
              - Sorry, we've known Bush too long.  Bridget Burke   Feb-28-05 03:39 PM   #139 
              - Awesome post, thanks. nt  Colorado Blue   Mar-01-05 12:24 AM   #206 
              - Let's just see how it plays out, and hope for the best........  grumpy old fart   Feb-28-05 01:54 PM   #126 
              - Lebanese BG  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 01:58 PM   #128 
              - What news have you been raeding?  plasticsundance   Feb-28-05 03:38 PM   #138 
                 - What news?  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 03:56 PM   #145 
                    - Not sure you comprehended my post  plasticsundance   Feb-28-05 04:09 PM   #152 
              - and which side would that be?  Don Claybrook   Feb-28-05 04:41 PM   #162 
                 - If your question was directed at me....  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 04:46 PM   #163 
                    - Aggressive war and murder is progressive or allows self-determination?  Just Me   Feb-28-05 08:45 PM   #185 
                    - You are right, it is sick and it must be stopped!  seriousstan   Feb-28-05 09:16 PM   #190 
                       - It's not my call. I know I don't deserve any value as some "expert".  Just Me   Feb-28-05 09:53 PM   #192 
                          - I was asking for your opinion as a mortal, "CALM" ?? lol  seriousstan   Feb-28-05 10:10 PM   #194 
                             - Why do you ask me for answers? I ask that we work together.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 10:49 PM   #197 
                                - already?  seriousstan   Feb-28-05 11:55 PM   #201 
                    - Bravo  rayofreason   Feb-28-05 09:14 PM   #189 
        - Agreed.  Colorado Blue   Feb-28-05 04:36 PM   #160 
  - did we kill Rafik Hariri?  BadGimp   Feb-28-05 03:50 PM   #142 
  - Gimpy Speculation?  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 03:53 PM   #143 
  - I don't know.  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:05 PM   #150 
     - Pay Attention!  madmom2005   Feb-28-05 04:32 PM   #158 
        - BWAHAHAHAHA! OMFG!!! The "right" is giving US "target rich zones"!  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:46 PM   #173 
  - It's possible that it came out of the CIA  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 04:04 PM   #149 
  - Some Idiots Were Claiming Mossad Was Behind the Recent Club Bombing  DoveTurnedHawk   Feb-28-05 04:28 PM   #156 
  - My humble take  VermonterInExile   Feb-28-05 04:33 PM   #159 
  - Fascinating Read, Thank You (eom)  DoveTurnedHawk   Feb-28-05 04:36 PM   #161 
  - VermonterInExile.....interested in your views about how the elections...  Blue to the bone   Feb-28-05 04:55 PM   #164 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-05 05:02 PM   #166 
  - Islam and democracy  VermonterInExile   Feb-28-05 06:16 PM   #176 
  - So--must we destroy Islam to foster "democracy"?  Bridget Burke   Mar-01-05 06:22 AM   #209 
  - Iraqi elections and their effects...  VermonterInExile   Feb-28-05 06:24 PM   #177 
     - We ALL want the power to choose governments that serve our interests.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 06:41 PM   #179 
  - I suppose we all have something in common: suspicion of government.  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:23 PM   #170 
  - Excellent - thank you! nm  hack89   Feb-28-05 07:13 PM   #182 
  - You know...  simcha_6   Feb-28-05 09:00 PM   #188 
  - There may be some trouble if this ATimes article is right....Nasrullah.  Gloria   Feb-28-05 05:17 PM   #167 
  - Wow, so there's been a Velvet Revolution, an Orange Revolution, now this  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-28-05 05:19 PM   #168 
  - *LOL* Whew, thanks. I needed that ice-breaker!!!  Just Me   Feb-28-05 05:25 PM   #171 
  - Excellent news  Jack Rabbit   Feb-28-05 06:51 PM   #180 
  - OMG, freeper, neocon, warmonger  Bleachers7   Feb-28-05 08:36 PM   #184 
  - After all, dreams are the only thing left that are FREEEEEEE!!!  Just Me   Feb-28-05 08:51 PM   #186 
  - I concur.  JohnLocke   Feb-28-05 11:13 PM   #200 
  - Lebanon Govt. Quits; Pressure Mounts on Syria  lovuian   Feb-28-05 10:27 PM   #195 
  - Lebanese government resigns amid protests  cal04   Mar-01-05 05:26 AM   #207 
  - Ah ... an American flag  plasticsundance   Mar-01-05 09:18 AM   #210 
 

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