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NickB79 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-30-03 09:12 PM
Response to Reply #53
61. Newsflash: in many cases they ARE shooting anything that moves
There have been MANY credible reports of US troops blasting the hell out of cars and vans of civilians at road checkpoints, or shooting randomly immediately following a roadside bombing. There is no debate that many civilians have been killed in this manner. Having said that, I don't blame the troops for this, nor would I spit on them when they return. They are reacting to the situation our current administration put them in. They are shot at and bombed every day, and are SCARED OUT OF THEIR #@%$#%#@ MINDS!!! I'd be shooting anything that moves were I in the same situation purely for self-preservation. I don't care how good your training is, when the shit hits the fan a lot of that training means jack.
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  - U.S. Forces Kill 46 Iraqis Trying to Ambush Them Jazzgirl  Nov-30-03 02:51 PM   #0 
  - chilling  jenk   Nov-30-03 02:58 PM   #1 
  - This was all I saw.  Jazzgirl   Nov-30-03 03:03 PM   #3 
  - CNN is reporting it as  minkyboodle   Nov-30-03 03:01 PM   #2 
  - oh, FOX must be loving this, another slaughter  jenk   Nov-30-03 03:18 PM   #14 
  - we need more info on this--anybody know more?  aunteeWar   Nov-30-03 03:04 PM   #4 
  - Here is the yahoo link  minkyboodle   Nov-30-03 03:04 PM   #5 
  - lots wounded too...  leftchick   Nov-30-03 03:13 PM   #11 
  - Thanks minky. Was looking for more info!  Jazzgirl   Nov-30-03 03:18 PM   #13 
  - I we killed 46 of them  DoYouEverWonder   Nov-30-03 03:05 PM   #6 
  - according to CNN - 5 injured, none life-threatening  alg0912   Nov-30-03 03:09 PM   #7 
  - Ummm...yeah...  BullGooseLoony   Nov-30-03 03:09 PM   #8 
  - LOL! Yeah, the spin is out of control!  45th Med   Nov-30-03 08:30 PM   #54 
  - Good thing that major combat is over.  gsh999   Nov-30-03 03:11 PM   #9 
  - Actually, its a large group of fedayeen.  Jazzgirl   Nov-30-03 05:49 PM   #33 
  - "US fire destroyed three buildings" that the ambushers were firing from...  expatriot   Nov-30-03 03:12 PM   #10 
  - How many civies killed? Probably 46.  tedthebear   Nov-30-03 03:15 PM   #12 
  - of the 46 "attackers"  jenk   Nov-30-03 03:20 PM   #15 
  - many were distinct body parts?  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-30-03 06:02 PM   #36 
  - MSNBC reported some were wearing Fedayeen unforms  jenk   Nov-30-03 03:22 PM   #16 
  - Like wooden ducks at an arcade. Yep.  janx   Nov-30-03 03:25 PM   #18 
  - A beard or mustache is a Fedayeen uniform  bahrbearian   Nov-30-03 05:41 PM   #32 
  - oops civies, well just sprinkle some crack on them.  okieinpain   Nov-30-03 03:22 PM   #17 
  - Hee hee Dave Chappelle  BullGooseLoony   Nov-30-03 03:26 PM   #19 
  - In Vietnam, if a civy got dead  Ernesto   Nov-30-03 03:28 PM   #20 
     - Remember "Full Metal Jacket"  midnight armadillo   Nov-30-03 06:45 PM   #40 
     - In VN the VC wore black pajamas, so they were easy to  Jackpine Radical   Nov-30-03 08:06 PM   #48 
  - any eyewitnesses, other than our military people?  Cocoa   Nov-30-03 03:29 PM   #21 
  - AFP (French agency() found some witnesses  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-30-03 06:23 PM   #38 
  - CNN article is weird.  Jazzgirl   Nov-30-03 03:29 PM   #22 
  - This doesn't pass the smell test :+  ethimtemp   Nov-30-03 03:33 PM   #23 
  - BBC is repeating the US bullshit....  leftchick   Nov-30-03 03:38 PM   #24 
  - Yes it did happen in Vietnam  ethimtemp   Nov-30-03 03:42 PM   #25 
  - Wilkommen!  45th Med   Nov-30-03 08:34 PM   #55 
  - By "this," do you mean misinformation and propaganda?  janx   Nov-30-03 03:45 PM   #26 
     - yes. propaganda and misinformation  ethimtemp   Nov-30-03 03:50 PM   #27 
        - My father was a dustoff pilot......  45th Med   Nov-30-03 08:37 PM   #57 
  - Hi ethimtemp!!  newyawker99   Nov-30-03 05:57 PM   #34 
  - The Circus at FOX news is saying that they were fedayen fighters, Ha!  Liberal_Guerilla   Nov-30-03 03:56 PM   #28 
  - don't the Fedayeen dress in white? The republican guard dress in black  jenk   Nov-30-03 04:17 PM   #30 
  - One step closer to Vietnam - here come the lies  DancingBear   Nov-30-03 04:04 PM   #29 
  - The Freepers are loving this  jsw_81   Nov-30-03 04:54 PM   #31 
  - So, if we use the Vietnam model, and I'm not saying that this story...  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-30-03 06:01 PM   #35 
  - The media are a self-parody at this point  jpgray   Nov-30-03 06:12 PM   #37 
  - Workers were killed leaving a factory......  leftchick   Nov-30-03 06:42 PM   #39 
  - Told you! See my earlier post.......  ethimtemp   Nov-30-03 06:54 PM   #41 
  - workers = terra threat!!! kill 'em all rambo!!!!  jenk   Nov-30-03 06:55 PM   #42 
     - We are winning heart and mind of Iraqi people.  pdove   Nov-30-03 07:01 PM   #43 
  - Innocents killed in Samarra bloodbath  Aidoneus   Nov-30-03 07:22 PM   #44 
  - All those hours spent with Duke Nukem can really pay off.  bemildred   Nov-30-03 07:38 PM   #45 
  - Speaking of not passing the smell test....  Character Assassin   Nov-30-03 07:58 PM   #46 
  - I agree with your cautious assessment  markses   Nov-30-03 08:51 PM   #58 
  - If Aljazeera says it then it must be true  reknewcomer   Nov-30-03 08:05 PM   #47 
  - It doesn't matter if Aljazeera is right or not  NickB79   Nov-30-03 09:05 PM   #60 
  - deaths  boneygrey   Nov-30-03 08:11 PM   #49 
     - How about the BBC, or is Faux and Rush the only reliable source for you?  IndianaGreen   Nov-30-03 10:30 PM   #63 
  - Ah, body counts; it's more like Vietnam with each passing day  PurityOfEssence   Nov-30-03 08:16 PM   #50 
  - I wonder how many will spit on the returning troops  reknewcomer   Nov-30-03 08:20 PM   #51 
     - Why would you spit on the troops? The soldiers aren't to blame for this  jpgray   Nov-30-03 08:26 PM   #52 
     - See above  reknewcomer   Nov-30-03 08:29 PM   #53 
        - Then they weren't trained properly, or were put in a bad spot  jpgray   Nov-30-03 08:36 PM   #56 
        - Your rhetorical tactics here are disgraceful  markses   Nov-30-03 08:54 PM   #59 
        - Newsflash: in many cases they ARE shooting anything that moves  NickB79   Nov-30-03 09:12 PM   #61 
        - That's ridiculous, selective and deplorable  PurityOfEssence   Nov-30-03 10:56 PM   #64 
     - Do you actually know any Vietnam-era serviceman that was spat on...  Media_Lies_Daily   Dec-01-03 01:31 AM   #66 
  - According to BBC, some of the people killed were factory workers  IndianaGreen   Nov-30-03 10:15 PM   #62 
  - I find it impossible to believe they'd wear "black uniforms"  aunteeWar   Dec-01-03 01:02 AM   #65 
  - There will be no report on casualties from now on  TheLastMohican   Dec-01-03 02:33 AM   #67 
  - New article, same subject:  JudiLyn   Dec-01-03 04:28 AM   #68 
  - These poor folks aren't wearing "black uniforms".....  leftchick   Dec-01-03 05:09 AM   #69 

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