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thewiseguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-22-08 12:59 PM
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37. Great that should change what the world thinks of us!
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  -BBC World Service, Deutsche Welle : "Totally Obliterate" is No 1 Story lamprey  Apr-22-08 11:56 AM   #0 
  - Written word on BBC News reiterates that  edwardlindy   Apr-22-08 12:00 PM   #1 
  - Hillary paraphrases Nikita Khrushchev  C_U_L8R   Apr-22-08 12:02 PM   #2 
  - heh truth has an Obama bias... nt  mckeown1128   Apr-22-08 12:03 PM   #3 
  - Story has just moved up to No 1 on BBC World Service  lamprey   Apr-22-08 12:03 PM   #4 
  - ATTN: HILLARY SUPPORTERS.  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 12:07 PM   #5 
  - Just curious, if you are now saying deterrence doesn't work, what is your solution?  zlt234   Apr-22-08 12:09 PM   #7 
  - This is NOT Cold-War USSR or China we're talking about...  Barrymores Ghost   Apr-22-08 12:19 PM   #11 
  - What makes you think I'm saying deterrence doesn't work?  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 12:21 PM   #15 
     - Fine. If that is what you meant, then I agree "obliterate" was a poor choice of words.  zlt234   Apr-22-08 12:23 PM   #18 
     - 'Poor choice of words' are not Presidential or Diplomatic  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-22-08 12:28 PM   #24 
     - Wording *is* conduct on the international stage. An explicit threat of a thermonuclear holocaust  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 12:30 PM   #25 
     - This goes far beyond "a poor choice of words."  Barrymores Ghost   Apr-22-08 12:33 PM   #26 
     - The point is to provoke Iran, or some faction or ally, into something stupid.  leveymg   Apr-23-08 08:40 AM   #49 
  - No, she IS WRONG. Period.  SoonerPride   Apr-22-08 12:18 PM   #10 
  - You are completely spinning what she meant.  zlt234   Apr-22-08 12:21 PM   #14 
  - Is that like what the meaning of the word "is" is? But it seems  usnret88   Apr-22-08 01:00 PM   # 
  - There will not be 71 million left left after the return fire.  Zachstar   Apr-22-08 12:24 PM   #20 
     - IINM, Russia has already signaled that they would support Iran in a conflict. nt  votesomemore   Apr-22-08 02:48 PM   #46 
  - What in hell is wrong with Hillary.  Window   Apr-22-08 12:20 PM   #12 
  - You don't say 'obliterate' you say 'effective deterrent' against Iran  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-22-08 12:21 PM   #16 
  - This is how a sane politician would respond:  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 12:24 PM   #19 
     - SNAP!!!!  Barrymores Ghost   Apr-22-08 12:27 PM   #22 
     - Exactly. THAT is diplomacy.  redqueen   Apr-22-08 01:45 PM   #44 
     - That's a sane response  fujiyama   Apr-23-08 08:51 AM   #50 
  - I was called a liar for pointing it out. I guess the whole world is a liar too.  Bonobo   Apr-22-08 01:00 PM   #38 
  - Right. The point isn't that there wouldn't be nuclear retaliation, but that...  Diamond Dog   Apr-22-08 12:08 PM   #6 
  - This one isn't going away.  redqueen   Apr-22-08 12:10 PM   #8 
  - you know, yesterday I had a really strange feeling  libnnc   Apr-22-08 12:38 PM   #30 
     - We moved beyond it, but then Bush dragged us back into it...  redqueen   Apr-22-08 01:43 PM   #43 
  - deterrence: "I will kick your ass if you screw up."  islandmkl   Apr-22-08 12:16 PM   #9 
  - well said. can you contribute that to my other thread?  Lerkfish   Apr-22-08 12:22 PM   #17 
  - happy to...  islandmkl   Apr-22-08 12:38 PM   #31 
  - Excellent analogy for simpletons who don't get it. n/t  Catherina   Apr-22-08 12:26 PM   #21 
  - Ahhhh, just fucking great. Just what we need. Please someone, give her the hook! -eom  Justitia   Apr-22-08 12:21 PM   #13 
  - Hillary. Bringing pride back to America once again  Catherina   Apr-22-08 12:27 PM   #23 
  - 'Bring em On' comes to mind  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-22-08 12:33 PM   #27 
  - Precisely. See my post here...  Barrymores Ghost   Apr-22-08 12:34 PM   #28 
  - I guess we can call it "Cow girl diplomacy" now  libnnc   Apr-22-08 12:49 PM   #32 
     - 'Cow girls for Goldwater' and Nuclear war  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-22-08 12:51 PM   #33 
  - yeah, top story is her iran threat, wow.  goletian   Apr-22-08 12:37 PM   #29 
  - She really gets around.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-22-08 12:55 PM   #36 
     - that doesnt look like her, lol. -nt  goletian   Apr-22-08 02:50 PM   #47 
  - And I'll bet that the rest of the world is thinking:  skypuddle   Apr-22-08 12:54 PM   #34 
  - The story hasn't really broken her in Denmark  dbmk   Apr-22-08 01:16 PM   #40 
  - I hope they are also broadcasting that Hillary does not speak for America yet... n/t  mrone2   Apr-22-08 12:55 PM   #35 
  - But the sad and pathetic part  XemaSab   Apr-22-08 01:42 PM   #42 
  - Great that should change what the world thinks of us!  thewiseguy   Apr-22-08 12:59 PM   #37 
  - The most important story in the world today  lamprey   Apr-22-08 01:13 PM   #39 
  - Yep, the world is clicking on to middle east malarky and cleary upimpressed with Hillary.  barack the house   Apr-22-08 01:29 PM   #41 
  - She repeated it word for word to Olberman. She hasn't started ducking it yet. nt  votesomemore   Apr-22-08 01:47 PM   #45 
  - kick  azmouse   Apr-22-08 03:43 PM   #48 

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