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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-19-06 10:28 PM
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41. Some blogger was calling them "detained"
Which seems like a really in-your-face way to put it, but maybe (s)he had a point.
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  -The two "kidnapped" soldiers... jenmito  Jun-19-06 02:51 PM   #0 
  - Buzzword.  TomInTib   Jun-19-06 02:54 PM   #1 
  - Edited to have to disagree...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 03:06 PM   #4 
  - But we are not there for police work we are "at war"  Bandit   Jun-20-06 11:09 AM   #50 
  - I think "POW 'has a much nastier ring to it personaly  MGD   Jun-19-06 03:17 PM   #7 
  - It portrays the attackers as criminals and the soldiers  endarkenment   Jun-19-06 03:19 PM   #8 
  - Now that you mention it...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 03:24 PM   #10 
     - Flip-flopper?  tavalon   Jun-19-06 10:17 PM   #40 
  - Darn it...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 03:21 PM   #9 
  - Maybe they are just "enemy combatants" and no rule apply like GITOMO?  cantstandbush   Jun-19-06 09:33 PM   #36 
  - Turnabout's fair play  Squeech   Jun-19-06 02:57 PM   #2 
  - i don't think we're at war, either...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 03:09 PM   #5 
  - I hate to say this  alyce douglas   Jun-20-06 08:44 AM   #49 
  - All right, I've had enough  tn-guy   Jun-20-06 03:39 PM   #53 
     - Sorry  Squeech   Jun-20-06 05:59 PM   #57 
     - I'm sorry, too  tn-guy   Jun-20-06 08:42 PM   #58 
     - and yet the U.S. does NONE of that regarding POW's  arcane1   Jun-27-06 03:13 PM   #61 
  - I apologize  BOSSHOG   Jun-19-06 02:58 PM   #3 
  - The framing edict has been sent out to the submissive media.  endarkenment   Jun-19-06 03:17 PM   #6 
  - Even RawStory.com falls for the deception  Check12   Jun-19-06 05:26 PM   #23 
  - Arggg!!!  Check12   Jun-19-06 06:22 PM   #26 
     - So did I...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 07:28 PM   #29 
  - Enemy combatants, perhaps? eom  stopbush   Jun-19-06 03:24 PM   #11 
  - What contempt they have for us.  blindpig   Jun-19-06 03:41 PM   #12 
  - The AP now has stories with wording "Captured"  larissa   Jun-19-06 03:42 PM   #13 
  - Good. Thanks for the link! :)  jenmito   Jun-19-06 03:44 PM   #15 
  - I just clicked on the link and it says "kidnapped" did they change  Check12   Jun-19-06 05:05 PM   #19 
  - Larissa, Look in your web file cache to see if they changed the  Check12   Jun-19-06 05:30 PM   #24 
  - I havent seen much on this story...  Karmakaze   Jun-19-06 03:44 PM   #14 
  - The three of them were stationed at a checkpoint in sunniland  endarkenment   Jun-19-06 04:00 PM   #16 
  - There are no enemy soldiers, no rebellion, only "terrorists" apparently.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-19-06 09:17 PM   #35 
  - The treasonous, rat bastard keeps touting the "War President" BS...  fooj   Jun-19-06 04:01 PM   #17 
  - The neocon assholes can't have it both ways.  Check12   Jun-19-06 05:16 PM   #22 
  - Randi is right  grateful581   Jun-19-06 04:18 PM   #18 
  - Even Olbermann said they were kidnapped! n/t  jenmito   Jun-19-06 07:27 PM   #28 
     - I know  grateful581   Jun-19-06 07:44 PM   #30 
        - Best I recall bush said he was invading Iraq to remove Saddam  lyonn   Jun-20-06 01:58 AM   #46 
        - Even were they still alive,  igil   Jun-20-06 05:12 PM   #55 
  - Kick, this is important!  Check12   Jun-19-06 05:11 PM   #20 
  - Randi is right on with this....More propaganda from the pretend  Nimrod2005   Jun-19-06 05:14 PM   #21 
  - And the one each, horse's patootie, Tony Snow says, don't focus  ShortnFiery   Jun-19-06 05:32 PM   #25 
  - BBC News gets it right of course!  Check12   Jun-19-06 07:07 PM   #27 
  - Do Solders that get "kidnapped" get POW benefits?  grateful581   Jun-19-06 07:54 PM   #31 
  - Very good question!  Check12   Jun-19-06 08:10 PM   #33 
  - We know TWO of our troops who were "kidnapped" did...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 09:03 PM   #34 
     - Are they kidnapped and HURT or captured and WOUNDED?  Ouabache   Jun-20-06 12:47 AM   #45 
        - Good point, but now we know they were...  jenmito   Jun-20-06 12:27 PM   #52 
  - On LKL, they have a show about the soldiers...  jenmito   Jun-19-06 08:06 PM   #32 
  - POW is a political-oriented status  Tarc   Jun-19-06 09:44 PM   #37 
  - Depends on who actually took them...  Solon   Jun-19-06 09:56 PM   #38 
  - Then they must be unlawful combatants.  Check12   Jun-19-06 10:08 PM   #39 
  - Some blogger was calling them "detained"  dmesg   Jun-19-06 10:28 PM   #41 
  - How well are these detainees going to be treated  Disturbed   Jun-20-06 12:20 AM   #42 
  - we are not at war  leftofthedial   Jun-20-06 12:28 AM   #43 
  - yes they are POWs if 911 was an act of war and not a crime  Ouabache   Jun-20-06 12:29 AM   #44 
  - Nope, no "war" here  LeftListener   Jun-20-06 02:16 AM   #47 
  - actually that was a declaration of war  tn-guy   Jun-20-06 03:45 PM   #54 
  - No connection between 911 and Iraq.  endarkenment   Jun-20-06 08:38 AM   #48 
     - The events of 911 are irrelevant.  ECH1969   Jun-20-06 12:00 PM   #51 
        - 'al qaeda in iraq' most likely not the same group.  endarkenment   Jun-21-06 07:27 AM   #60 
  - where were the IRAQI TROOPS??  bluedog   Jun-20-06 05:39 PM   #56 
  - They have become DIA now...  rasputin1952   Jun-20-06 09:00 PM   #59 
 

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