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robcon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-07-10 08:32 PM
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10. The war is being won at low cost of American and non-combatant deaths and injuries
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  -Obama widens drone attacks in Pakistan The abyss  May-07-10 08:16 PM   #0 
  - The war is being managed well.  robcon   May-07-10 08:18 PM   #1 
  - I agree  underpants   May-07-10 08:21 PM   #3 
  - We must maximize the use of this tactical advantage.  Lasher   May-07-10 08:28 PM   #7 
     - Absolutely...these drones have the advantage of "Sneak Attack" and they will get the Jones Brothers  KoKo   May-07-10 08:43 PM   #27 
  - Whatever became of Al Qaeda?  dflprincess   May-07-10 08:30 PM   #9 
     - Afghanistan? What are you talking about... we have always been at war with Pakistan...  liberation   May-07-10 08:38 PM   #17 
     - We've always been at war with the Pakistani Taliban.  tekisui   May-07-10 08:42 PM   #26 
        - Oh really? When did we start that 'war'?  elias49   May-07-10 09:01 PM   #31 
        - I was just going with the 1984 lingo.  tekisui   May-07-10 09:11 PM   #35 
           - My bad. I missed the reference. nt  elias49   May-07-10 09:32 PM   #41 
        - We have always been at war with Eastasia  IndianaGreen   May-07-10 09:38 PM   #45 
     - Rethink Afghanistan:  Jefferson23   May-07-10 09:44 PM   #47 
        - I never liked the Afghanistan war  dflprincess   May-07-10 09:51 PM   #50 
           - Yep, and I wonder how many forget Petraeus confirmed Al Qaeda  Jefferson23   May-07-10 10:11 PM   #62 
  - he's not violating his 10 commandments if he doesnt kill face to face nt  msongs   May-07-10 08:18 PM   #2 
  - Oh goodie! That's the change we were looking for . .  ConcernedCanuk   May-07-10 08:23 PM   #4 
  - +1  The Northerner   May-07-10 08:42 PM   #25 
  - These execution drones are so morally wrong on so many levels, I don't know where to begin.  ShortnFiery   May-07-10 08:23 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-07-10 08:23 PM   #6 
  - Great! The same agency who tortured innocent people is now  EFerrari   May-07-10 08:28 PM   #8 
  - And we'll still call it terrorism  dflprincess   May-07-10 08:33 PM   #13 
  - The mind blowing part is this:  inna   May-07-10 09:03 PM   #32 
  - The war is being won at low cost of American and non-combatant deaths and injuries  robcon   May-07-10 08:32 PM   #10 
  - Won?  tekisui   May-07-10 08:32 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-07-10 08:35 PM   #15 
  - The MiniTruth has spoken!  liberation   May-07-10 08:39 PM   #19 
  - What "war"? This isn't a war. It's an occupation.  EFerrari   May-07-10 08:39 PM   #20 
  - Shit, in Pakistan it isn' even that.  tekisui   May-07-10 08:41 PM   #22 
  - Wars also involve armies... and at least in the USA have to be formally declared by Congress.  liberation   May-07-10 08:41 PM   #23 
     - AUMF  boppers   May-07-10 09:44 PM   #48 
     - A declaration of ill intentions against a concept is a far cry from an actual declaration of war  liberation   May-07-10 10:07 PM   #56 
        - Did you read it?  boppers   May-07-10 10:10 PM   #61 
           - Oh, I read it. The question is do you comprehend the difference between a declaration of war  liberation   May-07-10 10:20 PM   #64 
              - Both parties must be aware of impending action.  boppers   May-07-10 10:47 PM   #71 
     - Not even that selective...  bvar22   May-07-10 10:02 PM   #53 
  - really?! what do we win?  frylock   May-07-10 09:18 PM   #37 
  - USA! USA! USA!  OhioChick   May-07-10 09:34 PM   #43 
  - Increasing and widening. Obama has been doing that his entire Presidency.  tekisui   May-07-10 08:32 PM   #11 
  - When people are running shipments of explosives across the border...  boppers   May-07-10 08:33 PM   #14 
  - What you mean to say is, 'So what if two-thirds of those killed in drone  tekisui   May-07-10 08:40 PM   #21 
  - You could also say one third, or 90%, or...  boppers   May-07-10 09:08 PM   #34 
     - So basically, the US can invade other people's air space, and kill people for arbitrary reasons  liberation   May-07-10 09:24 PM   #39 
        - War kills people. That's how it works.  boppers   May-07-10 09:29 PM   #40 
           - Well, care to point out when we declared war against Pakistan?  liberation   May-07-10 10:02 PM   #52 
              - Sure.  boppers   May-07-10 10:07 PM   #57 
                 - Ok, let me try this again slower: When... did... we... declare... war... against... Pakistan...?  liberation   May-07-10 10:09 PM   #59 
                    - Thread ping-pong!  boppers   May-07-10 10:13 PM   #63 
                    - Again, Care to point out when did the US formally declare war against Pakistan?  liberation   May-07-10 10:26 PM   #65 
                    - Are you arguing that nations are, or aren't, a concept? Organizations? Persons?  boppers   May-07-10 10:40 PM   #69 
                    - So you're saying that, nearly 9 years after 9/11, the U.S. has come to the conclusion  dflprincess   May-07-10 10:38 PM   #68 
                       - Taliban isn't a single nation club.  boppers   May-07-10 10:41 PM   #70 
                          - But all we've heard about this week is the "Pakistan Taliban"  dflprincess   May-07-10 10:58 PM   #72 
                             - I just skipped a few news channels...  boppers   May-07-10 11:36 PM   #74 
                    - Not sure you understand  whereaminow   May-07-10 10:34 PM   #67 
  - Actually when people are in their own country, they get to do as they damned please  liberation   May-07-10 08:54 PM   #29 
  - Because one Faisal Shahzad is never enough n/t  Duer 157099   May-07-10 08:36 PM   #16 
  - You got it. We help radicalize:  tekisui   May-07-10 08:38 PM   #18 
  - Making friends again, I see n/t  OhioChick   May-07-10 08:41 PM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-07-10 08:47 PM   #28 
  - If I housed a terrorist, I can expect death....  Grassy Knoll   May-07-10 08:58 PM   #30 
  - So we address terrorism with terrorism?  elias49   May-07-10 09:06 PM   #33 
  - Sad, but this is a war, there are winners and losers. n/t  Grassy Knoll   May-07-10 10:01 PM   #51 
     - Let me guess, you are a winner... aren't you!  liberation   May-07-10 10:05 PM   #54 
  - How do you know?  tekisui   May-07-10 09:12 PM   #36 
  - If you put a blanket around a cactus , is it still a cactus ? n/t  Grassy Knoll   May-07-10 10:05 PM   #55 
     - Wow, who can argue with that logic!!!  liberation   May-07-10 10:09 PM   # 
     - God is a man made metaphor !  Grassy Knoll   May-07-10 10:31 PM   #66 
     - Dupe  liberation   May-07-10 10:09 PM   #58 
     - You didn't answer my question.  tekisui   May-08-10 12:41 AM   #75 
  - and if your neighbor housed a terrorist..  frylock   May-07-10 09:21 PM   #38 
  - Blackwaters Secret War in Pakistan: Jeremy Scahill Reveals Private Military Firm Operating in Pakis  CHIMO   May-07-10 09:34 PM   #42 
  - The Trouble with Drones, by Scott Horton  Jefferson23   May-07-10 09:35 PM   #44 
  - maybe we're really just defending our manufacturing base...  corpseratemedia   May-07-10 09:40 PM   #46 
  - That peace prize award would be comical if it wasn't so tragic.  ipaint   May-07-10 09:48 PM   #49 
  - Ahhh nostalgia...  whereaminow   May-07-10 10:10 PM   #60 
  - damn him for that.just damn him.  Mari333   May-07-10 11:07 PM   #73 
  - Original source for reference  Prometheus Bound   May-08-10 12:57 AM   #76 
  - Locking  dmr   May-08-10 01:03 AM   #77 
 

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