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knitter4democracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-08-07 06:27 PM
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27. Um . . . Is this because of his dad?
BushI sent our guys to Somalia the first time. Is there some reason BushII is sending our troops there again? Wth is going on?
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  -BREAKING: MSNBC reporting US Airstrikes on suspected al-Qaeda camps in Somalia! originalpckelly  Jan-08-07 06:05 PM   #0 
  - NBC Nightly News reported that earlier this evening.  Roland99   Jan-08-07 06:07 PM   #1 
  - Yes, but hey I watch MSNBC.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:12 PM   #6 
  - This is on Hardball right now n/t  poiuytsister   Jan-08-07 06:49 PM   #55 
  - No evening new yet ,out west.  bahrbearian   Jan-08-07 06:13 PM   #7 
     - Yes, it's still 10 minutes away in the MST time zone.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:20 PM   #19 
  - Bush has expanded the war to the OIL RICH Horn of Africa...  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 06:07 PM   #2 
  - And all this talk about Iran, is probably true.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:08 PM   #4 
  - Do they have oil in Somalia? n/t  tandot   Jan-08-07 06:08 PM   #3 
  - Wikipedia says they have untapped oil resources:  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:10 PM   #5 
  - CIA (2002)  Jackpine Radical   Jan-08-07 06:15 PM   #10 
  - They can't get in there to do exploration...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:16 PM   #14 
     - Bush is still trying to control Iraq so they can't get in there to do exploration...  Imagevision   Jan-08-07 07:55 PM   #76 
     - Development is so much of their money... Weird.  Peake   Jan-09-07 12:41 AM   #93 
  - I guess that explains it.  tandot   Jan-08-07 06:28 PM   #29 
  - Some background  Contrite   Jan-08-07 06:45 PM   #50 
  - Even more important is the crude tankers sailing in the gulf of Yemen...  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:47 PM   #53 
     - It's about the oil and the gas--and China  Contrite   Jan-08-07 07:49 PM   #73 
        - Both/and, not either/or.  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 07:52 PM   #74 
           - LOL.  Contrite   Jan-08-07 07:54 PM   #75 
              - The dead Kenyans families and the Somali People are the real losers...  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 08:08 PM   #77 
                 - What can I say  Contrite   Jan-08-07 10:42 PM   #88 
                    - Robert Zimmerman nom de chanson Bob Dylan.  ellisonz   Jan-09-07 12:28 AM   #91 
  - Why won't we just let the Ethiopians do the dirty work? They have fighter jets too.  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:14 PM   #8 
  - Yep, and I have a feeling there are a few more "distractions" on the way.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:19 PM   #17 
  - We may find out what actually happened  annabanana   Jan-08-07 06:14 PM   #9 
  - Yes, but I like to keep everyone updated...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:18 PM   #16 
  - Djibouti was the source of the strike.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:16 PM   #11 
  - a turkey shoot without borders  sweetheart   Jan-08-07 06:16 PM   #12 
  - MSNBC is reporting now that we used an AC-130 gunship...  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:16 PM   #13 
  - Yeah, I know. That's an odd aircraft to use isn't it?  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:17 PM   #15 
     - A picture is worth a thousand words...  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:23 PM   #23 
     - Gotta disagree  ewagner   Jan-08-07 06:37 PM   #38 
        - You may be right...  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:52 PM   #58 
           - Longer range and better sensors  hack89   Jan-08-07 09:21 PM   #86 
     - Even odder  DoYouEverWonder   Jan-08-07 06:46 PM   #52 
        - And the government covered it up for 36 days  Contrite   Jan-08-07 11:56 PM   #90 
        - That always struck me as odd  ewagner   Jan-09-07 07:59 AM   #95 
           - The C130 pilot  DoYouEverWonder   Jan-09-07 11:37 AM   #98 
  - Anytime we need to murder we just say Al-Quaeda now.  Beelzebud   Jan-08-07 06:20 PM   #18 
  - They've been known to have a presence in Somalia.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:21 PM   #20 
     - I want to thank you for mentioning the reality of al Qaeda being in Somalia  cryingshame   Jan-08-07 06:38 PM   #40 
     - Your username says it all.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:38 PM   #42 
     - yeah, well, we know how we MASSACRED CIVILIANS IN IRAQ  orleans   Jan-08-07 06:50 PM   #56 
  - msnbs link, brief story here  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 06:22 PM   #21 
  - Thanks, I've updated the original post.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:24 PM   #25 
  - Remember Jonathan Bush and the Riggs Bank scandal?  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 06:23 PM   #22 
  - Riggs and Equatorial Guinea  seemslikeadream   Jan-08-07 06:34 PM   #36 
  - DAMN! seemslikeadream is AWESOME!  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 06:39 PM   #44 
  - What does this have to do w/Somalia or the Embassy bombings?  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:34 PM   #37 
     - Bush+oil+bank+africa  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 06:38 PM   #39 
        - Gross assumptions. I'm sorry.  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:58 PM   #63 
           - East Africa, West Africa.. They both have oil....  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 07:07 PM   #69 
  - more odd info- Destabilizing the Horn: American-Backed Warlords Invade Somalia  GloriaSmith   Jan-08-07 06:23 PM   #24 
  - Thanks! That's exactly the sort of thing I thought of when I heard of this...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:27 PM   #26 
  - Um . . . Is this because of his dad?  knitter4democracy   Jan-08-07 06:27 PM   #27 
  - No troops on the ground, we've used the Ethiopians, they're fighting for us on the ground...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:28 PM   #30 
     - Yeah, they can't possibly be fighting for their own interests... (n/t)  Posteritatis   Jan-08-07 08:37 PM   #82 
     - Isn't that how it started last time, though?  knitter4democracy   Jan-09-07 12:01 PM   #99 
  - If They Run, They Are Al-Queda  loindelrio   Jan-08-07 06:28 PM   #28 
  - I question the timing, not the action.  liberaliraqvet26   Jan-08-07 06:31 PM   #31 
  - Yes, I think that's the real problem here.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:32 PM   #34 
  - There has been action there lately with the Eitheopian invasion...  liberaliraqvet26   Jan-08-07 06:38 PM   #41 
     - Yes, but why did Ethiopia pick last week to invade?  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:39 PM   #43 
        - good question, the radicals controlled Mogadishu for months...  liberaliraqvet26   Jan-08-07 06:43 PM   #48 
           - I know, I should have seen this coming when last week or a little before...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:45 PM   #51 
              - Well all in all, I hope they hit the right target.  liberaliraqvet26   Jan-08-07 06:49 PM   #54 
                 - Very much so, I hope we got the bastards...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:54 PM   #61 
                    - Cautious applause. EOM  liberaliraqvet26   Jan-08-07 06:59 PM   #64 
                       - Disbelieving laughter. EOM  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-08-07 07:01 PM   #68 
  - Right on time for the evening news too. Makes you wonder...  Glimmer of Hope   Jan-08-07 06:39 PM   #45 
  - Imagine: He'll start out talking about our efforts to confront al-Qaeda in Somalia...  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:44 PM   #49 
  - Remember when Bush mocked Clinton  fujiyama   Jan-08-07 06:41 PM   #46 
  - It does make sense  hack89   Jan-08-07 09:27 PM   #87 
  - Kenya -US Embassy 1998.  ellisonz   Jan-08-07 06:32 PM   #32 
  - CNN now has coverage for those not interested in Tweeters anymore.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:32 PM   #33 
  - OPS still ongoing still unknown how successful.  originalpckelly   Jan-08-07 06:33 PM   #35 
  - FEAR! FEAR! FEAR! FEAR! FEAR!  baldguy   Jan-08-07 06:42 PM   #47 
  - BREAKING: MSNBC reporting US Airstrikes on suspected al-Qaeda camps in Somalia!  Original Jack   Jan-08-07 06:52 PM   #57 
  - OMG! Bombing "Baby Milk Factories" just like Clinton DID? NO....  KoKo01   Jan-08-07 06:53 PM   #59 
  - Be afraid! TERRA! TERRA! TERRRRA!  Nutmegger   Jan-08-07 06:54 PM   #60 
  - So that's how they'll distract from Iraq.  Bornaginhooligan   Jan-08-07 06:55 PM   #62 
  - George Bush is a raving lunatic  malaise   Jan-08-07 07:00 PM   #65 
  - The Pentagon's New Map  Joanne98   Jan-08-07 07:00 PM   #66 
  - Wag that dog, you monkey. nt  Bluebear   Jan-08-07 07:01 PM   #67 
  - More like fugging diversion  malaise   Jan-08-07 07:16 PM   #72 
     - BushCo doesn't do body counts. nt  ariellyn   Jan-08-07 09:10 PM   #85 
  - Yippee! Get your surge-on!  wtmusic   Jan-08-07 07:09 PM   #70 
  - But I thought Al Qaeda was in Iraq, and we had to fight them there so  pdxmom   Jan-08-07 07:16 PM   #71 
  - Oh yes the pretend Al-Qaeda.........OOOgah BOOOOgah!!!  goforit   Jan-08-07 08:20 PM   #78 
  - Al Qaeda in Somolia has as much to do with 9/11 as al Qaeda in Iraq.  baldguy   Jan-08-07 08:39 PM   #84 
  - Good news.  hiaasenrocks   Jan-08-07 08:23 PM   #79 
  - I see they found some weapons of mass distraction. nt  The Gunslinger   Jan-08-07 08:25 PM   #80 
  - Boy, they are really laying on the terrorism bullshit this week.  spanone   Jan-08-07 08:35 PM   #81 
  - Distraction, while the real crimes are being conducted.  goforit   Jan-08-07 11:22 PM   #89 
  - Bush will be speechifying on Wednesday or Thursday.  Nutmegger   Jan-09-07 12:32 AM   #92 
  - Demonization and the battle for oil  Jcrowley   Jan-08-07 08:38 PM   #83 
  - Democracy now means  malaise   Jan-09-07 04:38 AM   #94 
  - i think its a good thing  iamthebandfanman   Jan-09-07 08:05 AM   #96 
  - Just in time for tomorrow's speech!  gatorboy   Jan-09-07 08:18 AM   #97 
     - EXACTLY and live coverage from the firefight in Iraq this morning on CNN  underpants   Jan-09-07 12:06 PM   #100 
 

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