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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-10-04 04:16 AM
Response to Reply #32
50. EITHER/OR...FOR/AGAINST...GOOD/EVIL...
You really do see only BLACK/WHITE. Just like bush.
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  -The Troops. sleipnir  Nov-10-04 01:38 AM   #0 
  - You left out "It's not my problem"  RummyTheDummy   Nov-10-04 01:55 AM   #1 
  - well, just found out tonight that my husband is going back sooner  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 02:26 AM   #2 
  - canada is really pretty this time of year.  puttothesword   Nov-11-04 12:13 AM   #128 
  - Interesting.  MagicalSpork   Nov-10-04 02:56 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 02:58 AM   #4 
  - I'm NOT AT ALL for the invasion & occupation of Iraq, and the troops who  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 03:09 AM   #5 
  - Don't be shy, Lynn, tell us what you think!  hinachan   Nov-11-04 12:48 AM   #153 
  - #3  bling bling   Nov-10-04 03:24 AM   #6 
  - They're mostly confused kids. n/t  dpt223   Nov-10-04 03:29 AM   #7 
  - You are right  donheld   Nov-10-04 04:03 AM   #31 
  - the troops ain't right in the head (better?)  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:33 AM   #8 
  - maybe you should clarify by adding "some troops"  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 03:34 AM   #9 
     - let the innocent ones come forward and exclaim their opposition...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:39 AM   #10 
        - They're either FOR US or AGAINST us, huh.  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 03:42 AM   #11 
        - i don't care if the troops are for me or against me- this isn't about me..  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:46 AM   #13 
        - But they're ALL BAD to you.  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 03:53 AM   #18 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 03:56 AM   #21 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 04:02 AM   #29 
              - yes, less emotion ESPECIALLY when you're being challenged  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:04 AM   #34 
                 - You're very condescending  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:07 AM   # 
                    - i hadn't thought i was defending anything- thought i was attacking...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:09 AM   #38 
                       - And YOU are attacking ALL our troops pretty hard, though.  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:12 AM   #44 
                          - and i will continue to do so until they stop killing kids in iraq/afhan  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:14 AM   #46 
                             - I served in Iraq  Columbia   Nov-10-04 11:44 PM   #103 
                                - have you genuinely atoned, yet?  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:50 PM   #106 
                                   - For what?  Columbia   Nov-10-04 11:56 PM   #110 
                                      - you tell me  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:57 PM   #112 
                                         - How am I supposed to answer a question you haven't asked?  Columbia   Nov-10-04 11:58 PM   #113 
                                            - again- have you genuinely atoned, yet?  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:00 AM   #115 
                                            - Again - for what?  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:02 AM   #117 
                                            - you tell me, if you can  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:03 AM   #118 
                                            - I would if there were such a thing  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:04 AM   #119 
                                            - either you were way in the rear or way in denial  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:06 AM   #121 
                                            - If believing that makes you feel better, go ahead  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:08 AM   #123 
                                            - you're not very forthcoming on your adventures in iraq  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:09 AM   #125 
                                            - What do you expect when you only ask vague questions  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:11 AM   #126 
                                            - you were there- give some specifics  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:13 AM   #129 
                                            - Ask a specific question  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:15 AM   #132 
                                            - your job?  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:18 AM   #134 
                                            - Civil Affairs  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:18 AM   #135 
                                            - Civil affairs?  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:24 AM   #141 
                                            - the slaughter of iraqis is quite uncivil, is it not?  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:26 AM   #142 
                                            - Ouch  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:30 AM   #144 
                                            - your job was to support the mission, yes? like all personell in  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:35 AM   #145 
                                            - My job was to save lives  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:38 AM   #146 
                                            - horseshit! armed forces don't do that- especially ours  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:39 AM   #148 
                                            - And where do you get your knowledge of the armed forces from?  Columbia   Nov-11-04 02:04 AM   #167 
                                            - irrelevent, irrelevent, irrelevent- first, i'm an informed citizen, then..  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:23 AM   #170 
                                            - Citizen, you may be. Informed, you decidedly are not  Columbia   Nov-11-04 02:39 AM   #173 
                                            - am, too- you, on the other hand have offered nothing but weak...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:42 AM   #174 
                                            - Grow up  Columbia   Nov-11-04 02:45 AM   #175 
                                            - you grow up, soldier- you've got nothing but fairy tales and fluff...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:54 AM   #177 
                                            - Ok, one last thing, for real  Columbia   Nov-11-04 03:01 AM   #180 
                                            - so sorry- you are 'through w/ this thread'- good cheer to ya'!  JSJ   Nov-11-04 03:05 AM   #181 
                                            - Yeah well...  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:27 AM   #143 
                                            - okay!  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:38 AM   #147 
                                            - Here's a specific question.  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:21 AM   #137 
                                            - Semper Fi!  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:24 AM   #139 
                                            - awh, that's sweet, jar  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:24 AM   #140 
        - So......  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-10-04 07:37 PM   #90 
        - Here's what I think of your opinion of the troops in Iraq/Afganistan  alwynsw   Nov-10-04 08:53 PM   #96 
           - Count me in too.  geek tragedy   Nov-11-04 12:59 AM   #158 
              - Me too eom  leftynyc   Nov-11-04 10:43 AM   #190 
        - I entirely concur, and for likely the same reasons. (n/t)  T Town Jake   Nov-10-04 03:47 AM   #14 
        - nice, very nice  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 03:48 AM   #15 
           - i've talked w/every troop i can who's been there and they're...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:52 AM   #17 
           - I live on a military post next to a town  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 03:58 AM   #24 
           - please read the intl news- the troops are killing civilians & kids  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:00 AM   #27 
              - and yet you lump ALL troops  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:02 AM   #30 
              - yes, either directly or in supporting jobs  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:05 AM   # 
                 - you are clueless  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:08 AM   #37 
                    - no basis for calling me clueless- is that all you got, now?  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:10 AM   #41 
                       - no, but you prove my point  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:13 AM   #45 
                          - do what?!  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:15 AM   #48 
                          - do I need to speak more clearly?  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:16 AM   #51 
                             - yes, you need to dump the emotional stuff- are you biased for the...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:18 AM   #53 
                                - apparently I do  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:22 AM   #56 
                                   - the children of iraq, made dead by the troops, received no trials to...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:26 AM   #58 
                                      - but wanting the troops to come home doesn't mean supporting killing kids  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:30 AM   #60 
                                         - wanting them to come home is one thing- failing to keep them from...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:38 AM   #62 
                                         - my husband killed no one  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:44 AM   #63 
                                         - you accuse me, now, of accusing you of things i never accused you of...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:48 AM   #64 
                                         - my last words  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:53 AM   #65 
                          - Forget it, this one's not worth the time  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:19 AM   #55 
                             - "same shit, different pile"  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:24 AM   #57 
                             - good effort, troopers, but the nuremburg defense went out with...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:29 AM   #59 
                                - you're just becoming funny  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:32 AM   #61 
                                - Yeah, and 50 years of social-psychology research since the trials  Redleg   Nov-10-04 05:37 PM   #80 
                                   - normal adults don't join a homicidal and belicose armed force...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:40 PM   #102 
                                      - You don't know what you are talking about.  Redleg   Nov-11-04 08:15 AM   #184 
                                         - yes, i do- you're the one serving up fascist fairy tales- i mean...  JSJ   Nov-12-04 03:49 AM   #193 
                             - Right on, Lynn. n/t  sr_pacifica   Nov-11-04 12:17 AM   #133 
                             - Amen!  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:43 AM   #151 
              - by the way  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:03 AM   #33 
              - You really need this.  alwynsw   Nov-10-04 08:56 PM   #97 
           - And I live on the largest military base in the free world.  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 03:59 AM   #25 
              - how do you know? did you go in the voting booth with them?  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:01 AM   #28 
                 - EXCUSE me, SIR.  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:05 AM   #35 
                    - guilty feelings, if not addressed, will lead to a chameleon-type...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:07 AM   #36 
                    - and you apparently only hear what you want to hear  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 04:09 AM   #39 
                    - i'm not hearing anything i want to hear, here.  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:11 AM   #42 
                    - Now that's a switch & bait right out of the rightwingnut playbook!  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:09 AM   #40 
                    - it's simple psychology- the human mind will conjure up just about...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:12 AM   #43 
                       - Get bent.  Redleg   Nov-11-04 08:16 AM   #185 
                          - do tell, then, why 'the troops' are worthy of praise...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 11:05 PM   #192 
                    - Bullcrap.  Redleg   Nov-10-04 05:38 PM   #81 
                    - Good points. Arguing with these fools is like pissing in the wind.  Redleg   Nov-10-04 05:32 PM   #79 
           - it's not as black and white as people make out here  Djinn   Nov-10-04 05:47 PM   #82 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 08:57 PM   #98 
  - Thanks ever so much for providing...  T Town Jake   Nov-10-04 03:43 AM   #12 
  - yes, I believe it is  Qanisqineq   Nov-10-04 03:52 AM   #16 
     - let's all march in lock-step, like the gop and good germans  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:54 AM   #19 
        - And what are YOU doing but marching in lockstep by denigrating ALL  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:15 AM   #47 
           - i march to my own drummer- and look who's bait and switching...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:17 AM   #52 
  - SUPPORT THE TROOPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  impeachdubya   Nov-10-04 03:54 AM   #20 
  - trials first  JSJ   Nov-10-04 03:57 AM   #22 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 05:27 AM   #66 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 05:55 AM   #67 
           - In my Opinion, The people responsible for the conduct of the war- any war-  impeachdubya   Nov-10-04 03:04 PM   #68 
           - so My Lai for example  Djinn   Nov-10-04 06:02 PM   #83 
              - Individual soldiers are not universally absolved of their conduct, no.  impeachdubya   Nov-10-04 06:20 PM   #84 
                 - I don't "seem to think" anything  Djinn   Nov-10-04 07:04 PM   #88 
                    - Let me make a few points:  impeachdubya   Nov-10-04 07:26 PM   #89 
                       - this is where this argument gets confused I think  Djinn   Nov-10-04 08:51 PM   #95 
                          - I totally concur- there needs to be accountability for behavior in war.  impeachdubya   Nov-11-04 12:48 AM   #154 
           - "Face it, Rambo, the troops are manly [Sic] killers of children"  T Town Jake   Nov-10-04 03:25 PM   #69 
              - Well, they did kill some 40,000 children. So far.  DrWeird   Nov-10-04 03:35 PM   #71 
                 - I spell "manly" manly but "mainly" mainly...and I mainly see  T Town Jake   Nov-10-04 03:51 PM   #72 
                    - That's great.  DrWeird   Nov-10-04 03:58 PM   #74 
                    - My favorite piece of morally challenged "Weird" logic  geek tragedy   Nov-11-04 01:02 AM   #159 
  - I have a sliding scale  donheld   Nov-10-04 03:58 AM   #23 
  - what about  lucabrasi   Nov-10-04 04:00 AM   #26 
  - naw, they're perfect angels, too- maybe when the troops start killing...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:03 AM   #32 
     - EITHER/OR...FOR/AGAINST...GOOD/EVIL...  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:16 AM   #49 
     - i see the red blood of murdered iraqi children- what do you see?  JSJ   Nov-10-04 04:18 AM   #54 
        - You've obviously never been in uniform, or if so, never quite got "it"  alwynsw   Nov-10-04 09:05 PM   #99 
           - don't have to pitch myself off a clift- like a lemming- to know...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:44 PM   #104 
              - Thankfully, your opinion isn't worth much outside of your own mind.  alwynsw   Nov-10-04 11:57 PM   #111 
                 - no, you mean outside your own mind- do not pretend to speak for...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:59 PM   #114 
                    - Now you read minds? This just keeps getting better and better.  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:05 AM   #120 
                       - can you get any more juvenile- please, get off my computer  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:07 AM   #122 
                          - Juvenile?  Columbia   Nov-11-04 12:14 AM   #130 
                          - Just stepping down to the level of the arguments offered.  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:14 AM   #131 
                             - the troops did not kill for me or maim for me- they did rain fire from...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:22 AM   #138 
                                - Today's military is nothing more than a continuation of a much needed  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:39 AM   #149 
                                   - you've become irrational in your efforts to defend the indefensible  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:46 AM   #152 
                                      - Thank you, Dr. Phil.  alwynsw   Nov-11-04 12:50 AM   #156 
                                         - name calling doesn't befit a noble warrior, jack! get some shut-eye...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:52 AM   #157 
     - EITHER/OR...FOR/AGAINST...GOOD/EVIL...  LynnTheDem   Nov-10-04 04:16 AM   #50 
  - The 17% who voted "fuck 'em" confirmed my post about troop bashing.  Redleg   Nov-10-04 03:32 PM   #70 
  - And you're sure that all these votes weren't posted by trolls?  Greyskye   Nov-10-04 03:57 PM   #73 
     - No, I'm not sure.  Redleg   Nov-10-04 04:04 PM   #75 
  - I can't "support" the troops because ...  Tracer   Nov-10-04 04:05 PM   #76 
  - As the wife of an 10% disabled Army veteran  nonconformist   Nov-10-04 04:30 PM   #77 
  - JSJ - Why aren't you in the streets?  RichardRay   Nov-10-04 05:30 PM   #78 
  - my message? don't join the fucking american armed forces in...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:47 PM   #105 
     - OK, that's the easy one  RichardRay   Nov-11-04 09:23 AM   #187 
        - he joined a branch of the most fascist nation in history's military...  JSJ   Nov-12-04 03:55 AM   #194 
  - I support the ones whose families belong to MFSO. . .  frankzappa   Nov-10-04 06:21 PM   #85 
  - Blaming The Troops...  impeachdubya   Nov-10-04 06:37 PM   #86 
  - They've been hijacked, just like the rest of our country.  Mike Niendorff   Nov-10-04 06:41 PM   #87 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 07:43 PM   #91 
  - They are pawns in the BushCo game......  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-10-04 07:43 PM   #92 
  - I don't support the war...  malmapus   Nov-10-04 07:56 PM   #93 
  - They're enforcers and cannon fodder for Bush and the capitalists.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-10-04 08:13 PM   #94 
  - NEVER confuse the war with the warrior  Francine Frensky   Nov-10-04 09:07 PM   #100 
  - and don't confuse a warrior with a person of peace and light  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:55 PM   #108 
  - The war couldn't happen without the warrior n/t  sr_pacifica   Nov-11-04 12:20 AM   #136 
  - Must i care?  sweetheart   Nov-10-04 09:10 PM   #101 
  - no, instead, care about people who don't mistreat or kill people...  JSJ   Nov-10-04 11:53 PM   #107 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-04 11:55 PM   #109 
  - you are correct, sir!  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:02 AM   #116 
  - ma'am actually...  puttothesword   Nov-11-04 12:08 AM   #124 
     - women, with their superior sensitivity, are less likely to do something...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:12 AM   #127 
  - The officer's oath  MADem   Nov-11-04 01:34 AM   #163 
  - 21% of you are troubled  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 12:39 AM   #150 
  - you've no right to display guevara's pic in your sig  JSJ   Nov-11-04 12:50 AM   #155 
  - Right as rain my dear JSJ  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 01:15 AM   #162 
     - i speak only to those contemplating a stint  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:02 AM   #166 
        - I would hope no American has to contemplate a stint  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 02:25 AM   #171 
           - i am a citizen and will pass judgement on any employee of my gov...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:33 AM   #172 
              - You make a loud noise  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 02:49 AM   #176 
                 - i make sense- one needs only to open thine eyes and ears...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:56 AM   #178 
                    - Good luck to you too  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 03:00 AM   #179 
  - Well said. n/t  MADem   Nov-11-04 02:15 AM   #169 
  - I'm in the "I'll be damned if I'm against" camp AND  LittleClarkie   Nov-11-04 01:08 AM   #160 
  - Great Link  FM Arouet666   Nov-11-04 01:57 AM   #165 
  - I never support the troops when it comes to an immoral war, but  sr_pacifica   Nov-11-04 01:13 AM   #161 
  - I am a #3  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-11-04 01:41 AM   #164 
  - people with guns have the power- that's what's so attractive to the...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 02:06 AM   #168 
     - You and I have already had this dance.  Lone_Star_Dem   Nov-11-04 03:12 AM   #182 
        - okay- but if i'm bashing anything it's the indoctrination americans...  JSJ   Nov-11-04 03:28 AM   #183 
  - "Not really for the war"  Fifth of Five   Nov-11-04 08:26 AM   #186 
  - My thoughts on the troops.  Canavar   Nov-11-04 09:56 AM   #188 
  - Support the troops, not the CiC  LiberalPersona   Nov-11-04 09:59 AM   #189 
  - Support the Troops  NCN007   Nov-11-04 11:24 AM   #191 
 

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