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Truthiness Inspector Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-11-09 12:07 AM
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26. Make it clear that piracy will never be rewarded
Make it clear to the international community that it's over, that no pirates will reach land with their liberty intact. There will be no ransoms. The reason the pirates are doing this is for money, and if rewarded it will only continue and escalate.

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  -This pirate/hostage incident is critical Truthiness Inspector  Apr-10-09 11:24 PM   #0 
  - Obama is letting the experts handle this.  tabatha   Apr-10-09 11:25 PM   #1 
  - He is the President of the United States  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:29 PM   #6 
  - Forget Obama: WWCKD (What would Captain Kirk do)?  InAbLuEsTaTe   Apr-11-09 09:53 AM   #71 
  - here, I thought you wanted him to put his THOR outfit on and leap halfway round the globe  Supersedeas   Apr-11-09 07:17 PM   #86 
  - Indeed. This is a messy, yet delicate situation.  backscatter712   Apr-10-09 11:30 PM   #7 
     - Somali piracy is going to continue no matter what we do here  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 04:20 AM   #58 
        - The key is to reestablish sane government in Somalia.  backscatter712   Apr-11-09 09:43 AM   #70 
  - Obama should nuke 'em!  Drunken Irishman   Apr-10-09 11:26 PM   #2 
  - Hell yes!!!  AtomicKitten   Apr-10-09 11:28 PM   #5 
  - RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!1  NYC Liberal   Apr-11-09 12:10 AM   #27 
  - And then Teabag 'em for good measure.  ChimpersMcSmirkers   Apr-11-09 06:54 PM   #84 
  - Are you nuts? He should nuke France. Or Sweden. Damn socialists.  Hamlette   Apr-12-09 12:56 PM   #109 
  - Its a petty crime. I am sorry if people get hurt  here_is_to_hope   Apr-10-09 11:27 PM   #3 
  - i think a guided missile frigate would be pretty conspicuous on 5th avenue  mkultra   Apr-10-09 11:41 PM   #15 
  - lol  Norrin Radd   Apr-11-09 03:52 AM   #53 
  - It is not petty crime. They are armed with automatic weapons and demand ransoms as much as a few  wisteria   Apr-11-09 12:02 AM   # 
     - Right now the larger issue is the man's life. Attack the boat and he could end up dead.  Jennicut   Apr-11-09 07:30 AM   #66 
     - You mean like DV cases where men take hostages...  me b zola   Apr-12-09 07:46 AM   #103 
  - It is being handled  bluestateguy   Apr-10-09 11:28 PM   #4 
  - That's right...  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:31 PM   #9 
     - Oh for God's sake  bluestateguy   Apr-10-09 11:36 PM   #12 
        - I'm glad you are done with this thread. n/t  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:38 PM   #14 
           - Do you get this bent out of shape over every bank robbery that takes place in the country?  Joe the Revelator   Apr-11-09 12:17 AM   #32 
  - Hammers of Hell?  RoyGBiv   Apr-10-09 11:31 PM   #8 
  - What would you prefer? The doilies from heaven?  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:33 PM   #11 
     - Okay then ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-09 12:59 AM   #39 
  - He should show the world how crazy he is by sacrificing the captain.  MrSlayer   Apr-10-09 11:32 PM   #10 
  - You're right  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:36 PM   #13 
     - I don't think he should publicly say anything.  MrSlayer   Apr-10-09 11:50 PM   #19 
     - Obama (in big prime time speech): Enough, we're gonna blow you out of the fucking water!  NYC Liberal   Apr-11-09 12:14 AM   #30 
     - AMERICA! FUCK YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!  Drunken Irishman   Apr-11-09 12:40 AM   #35 
        - Freedom isn't free...  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 03:12 PM   #82 
     - You talk as if the President is some kind of trained seal, who performs on command...  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-12-09 02:13 AM   #89 
  - Wow, you're not kidding are you?  HughMoran   Apr-10-09 11:42 PM   #16 
  - Why ISN'T it important to YOU?  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:49 PM   #18 
     - I think the pirates will regret the day they attacked US citizens  HughMoran   Apr-11-09 12:02 AM   #24 
  - Obama should teabag 'em.... Right Fucking NOW!!!  NYC_SKP   Apr-10-09 11:42 PM   #17 
  - So this is a joke to you?  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-10-09 11:54 PM   #20 
     - Ok. Let's suppose your post is not tongue-in-cheek.  jefferson_dem   Apr-10-09 11:57 PM   #21 
     - Make it clear that piracy will never be rewarded  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-11-09 12:07 AM   #26 
        - I totally agree with you in principle.  jefferson_dem   Apr-11-09 12:12 AM   #28 
        - You are absolutely correct!  laugle   Apr-11-09 12:53 AM   #38 
     - If I were that man I would want somebody to pay the fucking ransom  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 04:17 AM   #57 
     - I think your response it too emotional  Zodiak   Apr-11-09 07:21 AM   #64 
  - Exactly how would he "crush" them?  tinrobot   Apr-10-09 11:57 PM   #22 
  - So, the next time someone holds someone hostage in hometown, USA  quakerboy   Apr-10-09 11:58 PM   #23 
  - This is an international issue. It is not a small town crime. n/t  wisteria   Apr-11-09 12:03 AM   #25 
     - No, its a large sea crime  quakerboy   Apr-11-09 01:13 AM   #42 
  - Because you know better than Obama and the experts around him, right?  NYC Liberal   Apr-11-09 12:12 AM   #29 
  - Is there some rush here?  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-09 12:17 AM   #31 
  - Excellent post, FrenchieCat! We need to wait this thing out, doing exactly  CTyankee   Apr-11-09 10:05 AM   #72 
  - The pirate story is dramatic  Truth2Tell   Apr-11-09 12:26 AM   #33 
  - "it ranks about number 6,728. "  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-11-09 12:34 AM   #34 
     - SHUT THE FUCKING COUNTRY DOWN RIGHT NOW!  Drunken Irishman   Apr-11-09 12:41 AM   #36 
     - I'm sure you know your answer was weak.  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-11-09 12:44 AM   #37 
        - No, your OP was weak.  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-09 01:01 AM   #40 
           - I appreciate your post  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-11-09 01:17 AM   #43 
              - You don't know how Obama is handling the situation,  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-09 02:50 AM   #49 
              - OMG. You're a police officer? I don't know about anyone else, but...  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-12-09 02:22 AM   #91 
                 - It scares me too  spiritual_gunfighter   Apr-12-09 04:06 PM   #120 
     - Soulless? Really?  Truth2Tell   Apr-11-09 01:10 AM   #41 
        - Then worry about what you want to  Truthiness Inspector   Apr-11-09 01:21 AM   #44 
        - You are focused on YOU  Truth2Tell   Apr-11-09 01:35 AM   #46 
        - Well said ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-11-09 01:30 AM   #45 
        - Thank you.  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-09 02:51 AM   #51 
        - I wish I could recommend your post.  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-12-09 02:26 AM   #93 
  - You aren't even subtle  tkmorris   Apr-11-09 01:40 AM   #47 
  - Doesn't this poster detest Obama if I remember correctly? Hidden motives.  Jennicut   Apr-11-09 07:34 AM   #67 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-12-09 02:27 AM   #94 
  - And what should he do that would not endanger the life of the captain?  MiniMe   Apr-11-09 01:42 AM   #48 
  - For perspective, I think of this stuff on the topic.  RandomThoughts   Apr-11-09 02:51 AM   #50 
  - That's how we separate the Freepers from the rest of us.  FrenchieCat   Apr-11-09 02:54 AM   #52 
  - Even if you view it as a math problem, people suggesting the rambo method are doing faulty math  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 04:15 AM   #56 
     - And in an odd pattern matching, Rambo fits the comments.  RandomThoughts   Apr-11-09 04:22 AM   #59 
        - I didn't think of that, but it's a very good point  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 04:29 AM   #60 
  - Doing as you suggest is a great way to get the hostages killed  Hippo_Tron   Apr-11-09 04:03 AM   #54 
  - Yes! KILL! IRRATIATE THEM ALL MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAAA  Political Heretic   Apr-11-09 04:04 AM   #55 
  - war war war war war war war  dcindian   Apr-11-09 04:59 AM   #61 
  - Why is this news?  Life Long Dem   Apr-11-09 06:28 AM   #62 
  - Someone has to go to jail  apr09   Apr-11-09 06:47 AM   #63 
  - The French attacked the pirates and one of the hostages end up dead  Jennicut   Apr-11-09 07:29 AM   #65 
  - Well if Obama stayed true to the principles  jeanpalmer   Apr-11-09 07:41 AM   #68 
  - wow. thanks for the sterling illustration of impressive stupidity.  cali   Apr-11-09 07:47 AM   #69 
     - Miss sarcasm much? nt  Truth2Tell   Apr-11-09 01:06 PM   #80 
     - got to make it more obvious  jeanpalmer   Apr-11-09 06:53 PM   #83 
     - I guess you are one of the ones that needs the :sarcam: emote  spiritual_gunfighter   Apr-12-09 04:12 PM   #121 
  - Not to worry...false flag?  stillcool   Apr-11-09 10:40 AM   #73 
  - If Obama does become overtly involved,  Are_grits_groceries   Apr-11-09 11:00 AM   #74 
  - Yeah they should just blow them up. Who gives a shit about the Captain.  Phx_Dem   Apr-11-09 11:05 AM   #75 
  - It's hard to know how to respond to your post. If you are literally  saltpoint   Apr-11-09 11:09 AM   #76 
  - If it was your dad held hostage, you'd be singing a different tune.  onetwo   Apr-11-09 11:29 AM   #77 
  - Oh for god's sake.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-11-09 12:02 PM   #78 
  - Some of you are yabbering on....  Sheepshank   Apr-11-09 12:10 PM   #79 
  - Plenty of time left to negotiate  creeksneakers2   Apr-11-09 01:10 PM   #81 
  - Sounds like somebody needs some cod liver oil and a good nap.  Number23   Apr-11-09 07:09 PM   #85 
  - Glad saner people are in charge of this problem  Thothmes   Apr-11-09 07:33 PM   #87 
  - More bloodthirsty idiocy.  Raineyb   Apr-12-09 01:46 AM   #88 
  - He's doing the right things so far  sampsonblk   Apr-12-09 02:22 AM   #90 
  - I'll BET that thousands more die each year from lack of healthcare  Duer 157099   Apr-12-09 02:23 AM   #92 
  - DUMBEST. POST. EVER. S-CHIP SOUND FAMILIAR?  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-12-09 02:40 AM   #96 
     - OBVIOUSLY you haven't read any of my other posts  Duer 157099   Apr-12-09 02:43 AM   #97 
        - Of that, I'm quite sure. If this is any indication of your repoirte, I'll pass. (nt)  Tarheel_Dem   Apr-12-09 02:53 AM   #98 
  - Your complete lack of perspective  ASUliberal   Apr-12-09 02:34 AM   #95 
  - Kill em all and let god sort em out.  Danger Mouse   Apr-12-09 03:06 AM   #99 
  - That's fucking stupid. They have hostages, genius. You want to "throw the hammer down" on hostages?  LittleBlue   Apr-12-09 03:34 AM   #100 
  - Yeah lets not blow up the hostages...  ASUliberal   Apr-12-09 03:45 AM   #101 
  - OFFS  me b zola   Apr-12-09 07:37 AM   #102 
  - Now will you shut your mouth?  bluestateguy   Apr-12-09 12:50 PM   #104 
  - I was Right and you were Wrong!  FrenchieCat   Apr-12-09 12:51 PM   #105 
  - wow....  azmouse   Apr-12-09 12:53 PM   #106 
  - He looked stupid then!  FrenchieCat   Apr-12-09 12:55 PM   #108 
  - This won't be the first time  HughMoran   Apr-12-09 01:04 PM   #112 
  - Thank goodness it was Obama the helm... AHEM  Peacetrain   Apr-12-09 12:54 PM   #107 
  - It's over  HughMoran   Apr-12-09 01:03 PM   #110 
  - Yup - not enough carnage.  BlooInBloo   Apr-12-09 01:04 PM   #111 
     - 3 out of 4 of the pirates were killed, the OP should be pleased.  joshcryer   Apr-12-09 01:07 PM   #113 
  - Thank God or Whomever You Hold That to Be That Obama is President  PopSixSquish   Apr-12-09 01:15 PM   #114 
  - K&R to your most excellent post!  IndianaGreen   Apr-12-09 01:26 PM   #115 
  - My post on this thread back on Friday.....responding to the OP!  FrenchieCat   Apr-12-09 01:31 PM   #116 
  - Yuppers - I Read That - But I Also Know a Few Cops/HRT Folks  PopSixSquish   Apr-12-09 01:48 PM   #117 
  - Bingo ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-12-09 02:09 PM   #118 
  - How ironic that your posts feature a photo of GWB** giving DUers the finger.  ClassWarrior   Apr-12-09 02:19 PM   #119 
  - Looks like the "hammers of hell" have been dropped...  ecstatic   Apr-12-09 04:15 PM   #122 
  - Gee, I was kind of hoping the 'hammers of hell' would fall somewhere else.  Flying Dream Blues   Apr-12-09 07:38 PM   #123 

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