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mom cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-10-06 05:01 PM
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42. When were we the good guys? That is such a hollow myth.
An evening or two with Howard Zinn's Peoples History should prick that festering boil of self serving lies.
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  -CNN breaking: 3 Detainees in Gauntanamo "Committed Suicide" Tom Yossarian Joad  Jun-10-06 01:35 PM   #0 
  - Our poor administration.  Crunchy Frog   Jun-10-06 01:37 PM   #1 
  - UN General Assembly should vote to reccomend closing the place  Terran1212   Jun-10-06 04:48 PM   #41 
  - Tom Yossarian Joad here is the link please edit your OP  maddezmom   Jun-10-06 01:41 PM   #2 
  - Thanks. Did a search and must have missed it.  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 01:43 PM   #4 
  - This will raise suspicions around the world  daleo   Jun-10-06 01:42 PM   #3 
  - The US was force feeding the prisoners on a hunger strike  IndianaGreen   Jun-10-06 01:45 PM   #5 
  - Maybe their weapons accidentally went off like all the mysterious  acmavm   Jun-10-06 01:46 PM   #6 
  - Hung themselves while trying to escape?  DBoon   Jun-10-06 02:57 PM   #16 
     - Lol, that's a good one. n/t  daleo   Jun-10-06 03:09 PM   #19 
     - Slipped and fell on a bullet.  Zhade   Jun-10-06 04:37 PM   #38 
  - Wouldn't you? I sure as hell would. No due process or justice,...  Just Me   Jun-10-06 01:47 PM   #7 
  - Yes I would. Absolutely.  ContraBass Black   Jun-10-06 08:34 PM   #55 
  - I wonder if it was some of the young ones that were kids when  whutgives   Jun-10-06 01:48 PM   #8 
  - Reuters (1st report) here:  Ghost Dog   Jun-10-06 02:00 PM   #9 
  - Bodies treated with utmost respect. I wonder what that means.  thereismore   Jun-10-06 03:03 PM   #18 
  - Sad, sad, sad.  umtalal   Jun-10-06 11:23 PM   #58 
  - How ironic that the military felt compelled to assure us  LibDemAlways   Jun-11-06 09:57 AM   #70 
  - I don't blame them...  BlueStorm   Jun-10-06 02:01 PM   #10 
  - They are interviewing an attorney that has been down there  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 02:02 PM   #11 
  - How could they possibly "commit suicide"? No details.  struggle4progress   Jun-10-06 02:19 PM   #12 
  - Strange that it wasn't stated.  NYC   Jun-11-06 06:09 PM   #83 
  - So no lurid trophy photos this time.  daleo   Jun-10-06 02:21 PM   #13 
  - No framed matte photos  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:32 AM   #73 
  - Was this reported before or after the alien abductation story?  longship   Jun-10-06 02:29 PM   #14 
  - Couldn't resist. The freepers are really happy about this...those  whutgives   Jun-10-06 02:38 PM   #15 
  - That's not surprising.  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 03:02 PM   #17 
  - Freepers would kill and eat their own mothers for a dollar  Mr_Spock   Jun-10-06 03:13 PM   #20 
  - OUR freepers, or FR's freepers?  Zhade   Jun-10-06 04:38 PM   #39 
     - FR's Freepers....There are DU Freepers?????  whutgives   Jun-10-06 05:20 PM   #44 
        - You'll see them eventually.  Zhade   Jun-10-06 06:02 PM   #50 
  - This really sucks.  niallmac   Jun-10-06 03:16 PM   #21 
  - Oh say can you see, by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we ...  MyDogSpot   Jun-10-06 03:36 PM   #28 
  - My Gitmo rant.  bvar22   Jun-10-06 03:17 PM   #22 
  - 30 years ago, the Soviets had the Gitmos.  daleo   Jun-10-06 03:22 PM   #24 
  - The US is the most shameful country on the planet right now.  MyDogSpot   Jun-10-06 03:35 PM   #26 
     - Thank you for expressing my feelings, My Dog Spot.  anitar1   Jun-11-06 02:19 AM   #62 
  - You are completely right  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:37 AM   #74 
  - Here's a report from BBC News, not much new yet.  Up2Late   Jun-10-06 03:18 PM   #23 
  - How old were these detainees? Octagenarians?  MyDogSpot   Jun-10-06 03:35 PM   #25 
  - Why would the age matter?  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 03:37 PM   #29 
     - Like the babies at Haditha,  MyDogSpot   Jun-11-06 07:44 AM   #69 
  - The skepticism I'm witnessing on DU is shocking, I tell ya!  babylonsister   Jun-10-06 03:36 PM   #27 
  - I don't believe an effing word this Administration spews!!!!  Pachamama   Jun-10-06 03:39 PM   #30 
  - I debated whether I should use the  babylonsister   Jun-10-06 03:43 PM   #32 
  - ...  Zhade   Jun-10-06 04:39 PM   #40 
  - But , I do! n/t  anitar1   Jun-11-06 02:20 AM   #63 
  - Never indicted, much less convicted, which means they were innocent.  The Stranger   Jun-10-06 03:43 PM   #31 
  - Curious Google ads I'm seeing offered  Ghost Dog   Jun-10-06 04:01 PM   #35 
  - i will -- cause no one else did -- ZARQAWI!  xchrom   Jun-10-06 03:54 PM   #33 
  - Remember Duncan Hunter?  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 04:00 PM   #34 
  - I saw him when he went there like a year ago  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:42 AM   #75 
  - there were 89 on a hunger strike for the last few weeks  leftchick   Jun-10-06 04:28 PM   #36 
  - Another Victory in the War on Terrorism!  onehandle   Jun-10-06 04:33 PM   #37 
  - When were we the good guys? That is such a hollow myth.  mom cat   Jun-10-06 05:01 PM   #42 
  - Military: Gitmo suicides 'an act of warfare'  IDemo   Jun-10-06 05:05 PM   #43 
  - "clearly a planned event, not a spontaneous event"  countmyvote4real   Jun-10-06 05:20 PM   #45 
  - When you think you've heard it all.....unfuckingbelievable. n/t  whutgives   Jun-10-06 05:21 PM   #46 
  - Oh, hell yes! Unfuckingbelievable.  ShortnFiery   Jun-10-06 06:01 PM   #49 
     - I'm sure Dubya is bummed about this......this took all  whutgives   Jun-10-06 06:26 PM   #54 
     - It is perfectly fine for us to kill them on the mean streets  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:45 AM   #76 
  - OMFG. We truly live in Bizarro World. An act of "warfare?"  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-10-06 05:25 PM   #47 
  - is this like charging a 15yo with "war crimes" like we are?  MisterP   Jun-10-06 05:44 PM   #48 
  - The old 'people in dungeons throwing themselves into walls' war tactic  Rose Siding   Jun-10-06 06:07 PM   #52 
  - OMG! Do I feel safe now!  brer cat   Jun-10-06 09:10 PM   #57 
  - El Smirk found hisself a kindred pathological narcissist to command Gitmo.  TahitiNut   Jun-11-06 12:13 AM   #59 
  - Yoy pegged him. It is insanity.  Tom Yossarian Joad   Jun-11-06 06:20 AM   #67 
  - That is what I thought  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:48 AM   #77 
  - They did it just to piss us off?  Xipe Totec   Jun-11-06 12:22 AM   #60 
  - Yeah. That 'act of war' spin is going down very well  Ghost Dog   Jun-11-06 02:32 AM   #65 
     - Rediz! You're in Spain?  Xipe Totec   Jun-11-06 01:10 PM   #80 
  - You have to be a very sick critter to see a suicide by someone alone  Judi Lynn   Jun-11-06 02:29 AM   #64 
  - are you fucking kidding me?  leftchick   Jun-11-06 06:49 AM   #68 
  - How the fuck can suicide be an act of warfare?  otherlander   Jun-11-06 11:04 AM   #78 
  - Sure they did.  Rex   Jun-10-06 06:04 PM   #51 
  - To tell you the truth...  otherlander   Jun-11-06 11:08 AM   #79 
     - It would be an option if I was being held without terms or conditions.  Rex   Jun-11-06 04:18 PM   #82 
  - How prisoners at GITMO are actually charged with something?  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-10-06 06:21 PM   #53 
  - AP: Military says three detainees apparently commit suicide at Guantanamo  Synnical   Jun-10-06 08:37 PM   #56 
  - Everybody told Bush to shut it down!!!  lovuian   Jun-11-06 02:00 AM   #61 
  - Senators queries Pentagon on letters from detainees  Judi Lynn   Jun-11-06 03:32 AM   #66 
  - Assuming that it was suicide, of course they did. They have no hope of  Zynx   Jun-11-06 09:59 AM   #71 
  - It is becoming the death camp  DemonFighterLives   Jun-11-06 10:28 AM   #72 
  - Did you know O' Reilly was reporting live from Gitmo this week  RamboLiberal   Jun-11-06 04:13 PM   #81 
 

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