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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-31-06 02:02 PM
Response to Reply #54
55. From, "We were just following orders", to, "We were stressed out"
There really is no excuse for killing children, yet republicans are right now floating that very notionn. That there must have been a good reason, and war is heck, etc.
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  -I might consider being a terrorist if soldiers shot my kids in the head. Philosoraptor  May-30-06 03:44 PM   #0 
  - If you didn't consider it after something like that..  htuttle   May-30-06 03:45 PM   #1 
  - I'd go pass just considering it.  atreides1   May-30-06 03:46 PM   #2 
  - I'd want to die.  Swede   May-30-06 03:46 PM   #3 
  - I might too, but  Yupster   May-31-06 11:31 PM   #71 
  - I wouldn't say that you were right, but I would understand.  otherlander   May-30-06 03:47 PM   #4 
  - What the msm calls insurgents or terrorists  panader0   May-30-06 03:48 PM   #5 
  - Just ordinary folks standing against the invaders  mycritters2   May-30-06 04:53 PM   #17 
  - I'm sure Paul Revere and his friends would have been called terrorists  lpbk2713   May-30-06 04:59 PM   #18 
  - Like during the Revolutionary War.  Midlodemocrat   May-31-06 02:59 PM   #61 
  - I wouldn't blame you. And it's this basic psychology  kiraboo   May-30-06 03:49 PM   #6 
  - They grasp it. The presence of terrorists suits their purposes.  FiveGoodMen   May-30-06 05:36 PM   #26 
  - You are probably right. n/t  kiraboo   May-30-06 09:10 PM   #41 
  - And after removing  libhill   May-31-06 11:40 PM   #74 
  - In such a situation you would not be a terrorist. . .  Journeyman   May-30-06 03:58 PM   #7 
  - But even more subtly . . .  Ex Lion Tamer   May-30-06 05:09 PM   #21 
  - Like an older Vietnamese fried of mine told me:  maveric   May-30-06 04:04 PM   #8 
  - that gets me too  huskerlaw   May-30-06 05:19 PM   #23 
  - Just for the sake of argument if the US were invaded  rurallib   May-30-06 04:17 PM   #9 
  - the day may yet come. mt  thereismore   May-30-06 04:32 PM   #13 
  - The fact is...  TwoSparkles   May-30-06 04:30 PM   #10 
  - Chaos is the whole point of being there.  Philosoraptor   May-30-06 04:31 PM   #11 
  - Not at all. In those circumstances, everyone is a terrorist.  The Stranger   May-30-06 04:32 PM   #12 
  - No I'd consider the people who shot my kid in the head as the  Hubert Flottz   May-30-06 04:35 PM   #14 
  - One man's terrorist  Jim Warren   May-30-06 04:46 PM   #15 
  - Why is that so hard to understand?  XOKCowboy   May-30-06 04:51 PM   #16 
  - That would make you want to kill innocent people/civilians?  BullGooseLoony   May-30-06 05:01 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-30-06 05:09 PM   #20 
  - This is how it always happens.  donco6   May-30-06 05:17 PM   #22 
  - if they were doing it to my neighbours kids even...  Brundle_Fly   May-30-06 05:19 PM   #24 
  - How to lose hearts and minds  ecoalex   May-30-06 05:31 PM   #25 
  - I definitely would. nt  Chalco   May-30-06 05:50 PM   #27 
  - I find it rather ironic that Republicans love "Red Dawn"....  KyuzoGator   May-30-06 05:52 PM   #28 
  - Children? Hell if they did that to my eight cats I'd be in the fray.  1620rock   May-30-06 06:14 PM   #29 
  - Easy to understand when you put it like that  Canuckistanian   May-30-06 07:24 PM   #30 
  - For all here who try to pretend that they don't understand why..  butterfly77   May-30-06 07:34 PM   #31 
  - How about this scenario:  ocelot   May-30-06 07:54 PM   #32 
  - You're human  Miss Chybil   May-30-06 08:05 PM   #33 
  - And if you don't fight back, what are you? nt  glitch   May-31-06 01:28 PM   #52 
  - Why do you call them terrorists? Seriously.  Bonobo   May-30-06 08:11 PM   #34 
  - Not to mention those kids  zidzi   May-30-06 08:16 PM   #35 
  - Please define "terrorist" n/t  Swamp Rat   May-30-06 08:21 PM   #36 
  - According to the neocons: "Anyone Bush says is the enemy"  Philosoraptor   May-30-06 08:26 PM   #37 
  - I guess we're all terrorists then... what will Bushler do?  Swamp Rat   May-30-06 08:35 PM   #39 
     - And you can turn the truly despicable  omega minimo   May-31-06 12:21 AM   #47 
  - Terrorist = Someone who been talking shit about you for many years. Then  B Calm   May-31-06 04:57 AM   #49 
  - I'd make it my life's work  shadowknows69   May-30-06 08:34 PM   #38 
  - A lot of Iraqis already made that choice  Terran1212   May-30-06 08:37 PM   #40 
  - The only terrorists in Iraq are American troops and mercenaries.  BuyingThyme   May-30-06 09:17 PM   #42 
  - K&R!  Jeffersons Ghost   May-30-06 10:45 PM   #43 
  - you may be assured  ulysses   May-30-06 10:47 PM   #44 
  - Well, what  survivor999   May-30-06 10:50 PM   #45 
  - Your autofire meme delivery system seems set on  omega minimo   May-31-06 12:18 AM   #46 
  - Yeah, despicable acts deserve despicable rhetoric  Philosoraptor   May-31-06 04:30 AM   #48 
     - Dispicable acts (and DU) don't deserve phlippant phraming  omega minimo   May-31-06 09:14 AM   #50 
        - I'm really phanning the phlames of unrest aren't I?  Philosoraptor   May-31-06 02:05 PM   #56 
           - Phunny  omega minimo   May-31-06 03:55 PM   #65 
  - You speak the sentiments..  Javaman   May-31-06 09:54 AM   #51 
  - There's a David Rovics song,  Minstrel Boy   May-31-06 01:44 PM   #53 
  - There is no excuse.  Spinoza   May-31-06 01:58 PM   #54 
  - From, "We were just following orders", to, "We were stressed out"  Philosoraptor   May-31-06 02:02 PM   #55 
  - That actually would be a wrong analogy...  Solon   May-31-06 03:36 PM   #63 
  - I have always said  BoneDaddy   May-31-06 02:19 PM   #57 
  - Freedom fighter, not terrorist  warrens   May-31-06 02:20 PM   #58 
  - I would welcome the soldiers as liberators and eagerly accept democracy  Ezlivin   May-31-06 02:23 PM   #59 
  - isn't that what Hitler bamboozled the German people with?  newspeak   May-31-06 02:58 PM   #60 
  - I may be wrong, but  Yupster   May-31-06 11:37 PM   #72 
  - I would do everything possible to protect my family and myself.  ShadesOfGrey   May-31-06 03:15 PM   #62 
  - no, if the person or persons who killed your child  newspeak   May-31-06 03:44 PM   #64 
     - Really? I'd go after everyone in uniform?  ShadesOfGrey   May-31-06 04:15 PM   #66 
        - well, you haven't lived it yet, have you?  newspeak   May-31-06 04:22 PM   #68 
           - Huh?  ShadesOfGrey   May-31-06 06:40 PM   #69 
              - sorry if I misinterpreted your thread  newspeak   May-31-06 10:29 PM   #70 
              - Yeah, I just can't imagine myself  Yupster   May-31-06 11:39 PM   #73 
  - K&R....Gimme Death or Gimme Liberty  AlamoDemoc   May-31-06 04:21 PM   #67 
 

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