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izquierdista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 04:31 PM
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4. At this point, I would remember the words of George Carlin
"War is just a lot of dick waving."

Now we know what the missiles are armed with.
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  -Iran says 150,000 missiles pointed at Israel ZombieHorde  Nov-27-11 04:20 PM   #0 
  - Obama will NOT go to war with Iran. Period.  tabatha   Nov-27-11 04:24 PM   #1 
  - +1  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 06:29 PM   #33 
  - We need more moderate voices...  AntiFascist   Nov-27-11 04:25 PM   #2 
  - Between us DUers......  Jello Biafra   Nov-27-11 04:29 PM   #3 
  - He's full of pistachios.  Ikonoklast   Nov-27-11 05:08 PM   #11 
  - At this point, I would remember the words of George Carlin  izquierdista   Nov-27-11 04:31 PM   #4 
  - The only thing this'll do ispiss of israel and the rest of the world.  Quartermass   Nov-27-11 04:32 PM   #5 
  - Blame Israel for what? nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 04:54 PM   #8 
  - Well, of course. Israel EXISTS.  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 05:16 PM   #13 
     - The key phrase is "right wing extremist"....  AntiFascist   Nov-27-11 05:30 PM   #17 
        - Ahhhh....thanks for that 'clarification.'  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 05:51 PM   #20 
        - I understand (at least I think) that the basic tenet of Zionism...  AntiFascist   Nov-27-11 08:11 PM   #55 
        - Best said.  Response   Nov-27-11 07:50 PM   #51 
  - "We" and Obama will not do so  bluestateguy   Nov-27-11 04:37 PM   #6 
  - Israel won't attack Iran.  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 06:26 PM   #30 
  - If Israel is attacked then the US will enter in on their side.  Response   Nov-27-11 07:51 PM   #52 
  - Only thing is that about 12 of them actually have the range to reach Israel.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 04:51 PM   #7 
  - and Israel has nuclear missiles aimed at them, how long does it take to launch 150,000  Motown_Johnny   Nov-27-11 04:57 PM   #9 
  - Do you believe Israel is unethical enough to use nukes? nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 05:02 PM   #10 
  - If attacked by Iran? yes.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 05:24 PM   #16 
     - That just may be the end of Israel if they nuke other countries. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 05:51 PM   #21 
        - Really? Like the end of the United States came when we nuked Japan?  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 05:56 PM   #23 
        - Israel is surrounded by enemies. They need international support to survive.  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:12 PM   #25 
           - Jordan and Egypt are not 'enemies'.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 06:16 PM   #27 
           - I would be surprised if Islamic countries didn't view Israel as an enemy  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:32 PM   #35 
              - You are mixing tenses in your argument.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 06:36 PM   #38 
                 - I thought our discussion was moving forward. I gave you the point, and then continued.  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:39 PM   #40 
           - Fact: Israel could turn the entire Middle East into an ice rink  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 06:26 PM   #29 
              - That would destroy Israel too.  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:36 PM   #39 
                 - So Israel has been rattling the saber against Iran for  Response   Nov-27-11 07:55 PM   #53 
        - a) no it wouldn't be the end of Israel.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 05:59 PM   #24 
           - The Jews have survived much worse.  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 06:28 PM   #32 
           - So why do all the major powers continue to have them?  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 06:33 PM   #36 
           - Dick-waving.  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 06:42 PM   #43 
              - I disagree entirely.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 06:48 PM   #44 
                 - Which is why no chemical weapons were used in World War II?  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 07:00 PM   #47 
                    - They were used extensively against enemies who did not have them.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 07:09 PM   #48 
                    - Didn't disprove my argument.  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 07:35 PM   #49 
                       - I give up you win.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-28-11 08:19 AM   #65 
                    - That is not entirely true.  Response   Nov-27-11 08:13 PM   #56 
                    - I should have said widely used against eachother.  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 08:37 PM   #60 
                       - wow.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-28-11 08:20 AM   #66 
                    - Chemical weapons were not used in WW2 because they were tactically useless.  Dick Dastardly   Nov-28-11 10:26 PM   #70 
                       - except of course that they were used  Warren Stupidity   Nov-29-11 11:11 AM   #72 
           - That thinking is nonsense just like after WW1 which they called "The War to End All Wars" they  Dick Dastardly   Nov-28-11 10:40 PM   #71 
           - Some things missed there.  Response   Nov-27-11 08:05 PM   #54 
              - +1000  ellisonz   Nov-27-11 08:38 PM   #61 
  - Now, now, that is unsubstantiated  bluestateguy   Nov-27-11 05:14 PM   #12 
  - Well, that's, uh...  Warren DeMontague   Nov-27-11 05:21 PM   #14 
  - And Israel will answer with 100 nuclear tipped missiles  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-27-11 05:23 PM   #15 
  - The fallout would be problematic for organic survival in the area. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:17 PM   #28 
  - It is so sad the the anti-Israel countries spend so much on  libinnyandia   Nov-27-11 05:35 PM   #18 
  - Well, that's all Israel's fault.  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 05:52 PM   #22 
     - Israel definitely shoulders some of the blame.  ZombieHorde   Nov-28-11 04:02 PM   #67 
  - Yeah, and if they even make a move, Israel will nuke them back to the savannah.  originalpckelly   Nov-27-11 05:38 PM   #19 
  - Jezus fuck, these psychos WANT a fucking war...  Taverner   Nov-27-11 06:13 PM   #26 
  - It's their "Bring It On" moment?  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-27-11 06:28 PM   #31 
  - My guess is they're scared, and hoping this threat makes the west back down. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:40 PM   #41 
  - I think they are trying to prevent war by acting tough. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 06:42 PM   #42 
  - Which psychos?  Response   Nov-27-11 08:16 PM   #57 
     - ALL OF THEM!  Taverner   Nov-27-11 08:18 PM   #58 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-27-11 06:31 PM   #34 
  - You do understand that Iran has put a satellite into orbit?  Response   Nov-27-11 08:19 PM   #59 
     - So what will they do now, use GPS to guide their bottle rockets?  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-28-11 12:17 AM   #63 
        - No. A country that can do that can deliver a reliable payload  Response   Nov-28-11 01:06 AM   #64 
  - Earth to Imawearindinnerjacket...  greytdemocrat   Nov-27-11 06:34 PM   #37 
  - I like the line  sabbat hunter   Nov-27-11 06:55 PM   #45 
  - More like 600 Scud C's.  Warren Stupidity   Nov-27-11 07:00 PM   #46 
  - Hmm...  Response   Nov-27-11 07:49 PM   #50 
  - Harder than talc; softer than diamond. nt  ZombieHorde   Nov-27-11 09:37 PM   #62 
  - "If attacked"... Iran would be totally justified in throwing anything and everything at israel  Purveyor   Nov-28-11 06:10 PM   #68 
  - Iran attacks Israel via Hezbollah and Hamas. Is Israel also totally justified in retaliating...  shira   Nov-28-11 06:18 PM   #69 
  - Former Mossad chief: Israeli strike on Iran will lead to regional war  Scurrilous   Nov-29-11 05:46 PM   #73 
 

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