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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-22-06 12:43 AM
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6. Apparently not...
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  -Hypocrisy at DU? (UAE) Charlie Brown  Feb-22-06 12:36 AM   #0 
  - Have you read ANY of the posts about this?  FreedomAngel82   Feb-22-06 12:37 AM   #1 
  - Apparently not...  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-22-06 12:43 AM   #6 
  - Why does ANY OTHER COUNTRY have control of our ports?  stickdog   Feb-22-06 03:22 AM   #49 
  - I haven't read all the posts on DP but I find there are many more  Crazy Guggenheim   Feb-22-06 12:39 AM   #2 
  - fancy meeting you in here  Wetzelbill   Feb-22-06 01:40 AM   #40 
  - Nationwide all day long almost everybody has voiced concern for  Old Crusoe   Feb-22-06 12:41 AM   #3 
  - Is it hypocrisy for me to just WISH that the Israeli's operated our ports?  XOKCowboy   Feb-22-06 12:41 AM   #4 
  - Yeah! Why can't everyone just trash the UAE?  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 12:43 AM   #5 
  - If this had been an Egyptian or Jordanese firm  Charlie Brown   Feb-22-06 12:47 AM   #9 
     - Sorry, but I don't believe that...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 12:50 AM   #11 
        - so, what do you think of UAE's treatment of gay couples?  Charlie Brown   Feb-22-06 12:52 AM   #14 
        - What the fuck does that have to do with the ports contract???  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 12:53 AM   #15 
        - So perhaps Bin Laden Construction should bid on Levee contracts in NO?  philarq   Feb-22-06 12:57 AM   #19 
           - or maybe the US govt could bid on it?  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 01:03 AM   #24 
  - I agree with you!  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 12:45 AM   #7 
  - Ditto.  beam me up scottie   Feb-22-06 12:50 AM   #12 
  - Yup.  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 01:12 AM   #31 
     - Well, as long as you're not blaming white straight christian men,  beam me up scottie   Feb-22-06 01:13 AM   #32 
        - I am bad that way...  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 01:20 AM   #35 
  - Exactly  FreedomAngel82   Feb-22-06 12:52 AM   #13 
  - No shock there...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 12:55 AM   #17 
     - and yet if this had been an Algerian, Lebanese, Jordanese or Iraqi firm  Charlie Brown   Feb-22-06 01:01 AM   #21 
     - You're not the only one who's brought this up.  beam me up scottie   Feb-22-06 01:06 AM   #26 
     - ..........  Crazy Guggenheim   Feb-22-06 01:11 AM   #30 
     - You didn't question the credentials - you made some ignorant comments...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 01:14 AM   #33 
        - um...  beam me up scottie   Feb-22-06 01:34 AM   #38 
           - And?  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 03:25 AM   #51 
     - Oh please...  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 01:02 AM   #23 
        - Uh. Gimme a break! ;)  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 01:11 AM   #29 
           - Puh-leaze!  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 01:18 AM   #34 
              - Quit telling me I'm wrong about what I think...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 03:31 AM   #52 
                 - Oh the irony!!!  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 03:56 AM   #54 
                    - But I haven't told you what you think, bta...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 04:20 AM   #55 
                       - Au contraire  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 04:37 AM   #57 
                          - Nowhere in that post did I mention yr opinion on the ports contracts...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 04:46 AM   #58 
                             - Spin it anyway you want...  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 05:07 AM   #60 
                                - I'm not spinning it at all...  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 05:14 AM   #61 
  - I read earlier about the real truth of this matter. If you  anitar1   Feb-22-06 12:46 AM   #8 
  - It has nothing to do with ethnicity and everything to do with security  melody   Feb-22-06 12:47 AM   #10 
  - Because a UAE company bought the company that provides the service.  MazeRat7   Feb-22-06 12:54 AM   #16 
  - Serious difference between P&O operating the ports and Dubai company  philarq   Feb-22-06 12:55 AM   #18 
  - Is that what the problem is??  Violet_Crumble   Feb-22-06 01:02 AM   #22 
  - And, needless to say, vice-versa...  regnaD kciN   Feb-22-06 12:58 AM   #20 
  - At least one wouldn't...  Behind the Aegis   Feb-22-06 01:04 AM   #25 
  - On DU? Yer kidding.  LittleClarkie   Feb-22-06 01:09 AM   #27 
  - I still haven't made up my mind on this issue..  flaminbats   Feb-22-06 01:10 AM   #28 
  - There is a GLOBOCORPORATIST perspective and a  stickdog   Feb-22-06 03:24 AM   #50 
  - If the Dutch and the French help us here in New Orleans, then FUCK the USA  Swamp Rat   Feb-22-06 01:34 AM   #36 
  - If Israel had gotten the deal  noblecooley   Feb-22-06 01:34 AM   #37 
  - Damn, dude!  beam me up scottie   Feb-22-06 01:36 AM   #39 
  - hmmm... this is an odd thread  Wetzelbill   Feb-22-06 01:41 AM   #41 
  - Oh, not really.  Bluebear   Feb-22-06 02:33 AM   #45 
  - Israel has done its share of deplorable things as well.....  physioex   Feb-22-06 01:55 AM   #42 
  - Does the Israeli government own its own corporations?  BuyingThyme   Feb-22-06 02:30 AM   #43 
  - You harp about Du a lot, ya know. nt  Bluebear   Feb-22-06 02:32 AM   #44 
  - The UAE is seven guys with absolute power  MADem   Feb-22-06 02:54 AM   #46 
  - And yet not only do some Duers defend them...  Dutch   Feb-22-06 07:25 AM   #65 
  - Setting up a straw dummy just to knock it down and  EST   Feb-22-06 03:02 AM   #47 
  - Nah  Charlie Brown   Feb-22-06 03:14 AM   #48 
  - The hypocrisy is that the US supports the UAE at all  DoYouEverWonder   Feb-22-06 03:34 AM   #53 
  - Because  noblecooley   Feb-22-06 04:27 AM   #56 
     - The UAE sure does have a lot to offer the US  DoYouEverWonder   Feb-22-06 05:59 AM   #64 
  - British, Arab, Israeli, or Chinese, the same concerns apply.  Eugene   Feb-22-06 05:05 AM   #59 
  - To answer your question: No  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-22-06 05:20 AM   #62 
  - That was the point, wasn't it?  Blue State Native   Feb-22-06 07:32 AM   #68 
  - Watching all this....  PsychoDad   Feb-22-06 05:36 AM   #63 
  - Hyperbole. Only the US should own and operate US ports.  HypnoToad   Feb-22-06 07:27 AM   #66 
  - Outsourcing on every level needs to be STOPPED. n/t  AzDar   Feb-22-06 07:30 AM   #67 
  - The hypocrisy is in the xenophobia that makes the UAE a bogeyman.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-22-06 07:41 AM   #69 
  - I'm gonna lock this.  Skinner   Feb-22-06 08:01 AM   #70 
 

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