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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-25-07 02:34 PM
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18. excellent question SLaD!
no wonder I am hearing chirping crickets. :eyes:




happy holidays sweetie! :)
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  -Is it possible to understand what is really happening in Iraq without seemslikeadream  Dec-25-07 02:01 PM   #0 
  - And Your Point, Ma'am, Is...?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:04 PM   #1 
  - It is exactly what I asked, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:05 PM   #2 
  - do you always question DUers motives for posting questions, Sir?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:06 PM   #3 
  - Merry Christmas,Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:08 PM   #4 
     - And To You As Well, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:09 PM   #5 
        - It would be nice if you reciprocated and kindly answer my question  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:12 PM   #6 
           - Which One, Ma'am?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:15 PM   #7 
              - I have asked you only one question, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:17 PM   #8 
              - And I honestly have no idea what you are talking about here?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:20 PM   #9 
                 - You Are Too Modest, Ma'am....  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:23 PM   #12 
                    - But this is a straight forward question, no ambiguity  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:28 PM   #16 
                       - excellent question SLaD!  leftchick   Dec-25-07 02:34 PM   #18 
                       - Not Many Crickets In Winter, Ma'am....  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:40 PM   #22 
                          - happy holidays sir!  leftchick   Dec-25-07 09:43 PM   #154 
                       - And Yet, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:37 PM   #20 
                          - Emotional manipulation?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:19 PM   #27 
                             - Oh, Emotional Manipulation can Be Useful, Ma'am, But It Is Not Understanding  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 03:38 PM   #31 
                                - How long do you think we will be fighting in Iraq, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:56 PM   #35 
                                   - Probably Not Much Past The End Of '09, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:08 PM   #38 
                                      - OK I meet you there at the coming home party  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:26 PM   #45 
                                         - It Will Not Be That Style Of Evacuation, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:42 PM   #61 
                                            - How's that turkey doing?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:44 PM   #64 
                                               - Smelling Delicious, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:45 PM   #67 
  - It's not possible and that's the point, isn't it? Just as it isn't possible to comprehend the  K Gardner   Dec-25-07 02:22 PM   #10 
  - to understand Iraq you will find it more successful to study...  Didereaux   Dec-25-07 02:22 PM   #11 
  - Indeed, Sir  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Yes, if your reading comprehension skills  Angela Shelley   Dec-25-07 02:27 PM   #14 
  - I wonder if you could clarify that answer, thanks  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 02:29 PM   #17 
     - Most people in the world  Angela Shelley   Dec-25-07 02:35 PM   #19 
        - written by whom?  leftchick   Dec-25-07 02:39 PM   #21 
        - Foreign newspapers  Angela Shelley   Dec-25-07 02:42 PM   #23 
        - Are You Insinuating the Member You Address Agrees With These Statements, Ma'am?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 02:42 PM   #24 
        - So do you agree it would make no difference if the American public  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:05 PM   #25 
           - Probably Less Difference Than You Seem To Think, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 03:15 PM   #26 
              - Like the Vietnamese?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:20 PM   #28 
              - Did the American public hate the Vietnamese more after this? Warning Graphic  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:23 PM   #29 
                 - That, Ma'am, Is Not A Picture Of A U.S. Soldier In A Casket Under A Flag  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 03:28 PM   #30 
  - Of course not  Hydra   Dec-25-07 02:28 PM   #15 
  - Probably, you'll need a lot of information from all sorts of people, documents etc.  CGowen   Dec-25-07 03:43 PM   #32 
  - No.  A-Schwarzenegger   Dec-25-07 03:47 PM   #33 
  - Of course.  yibbehobba   Dec-25-07 03:53 PM   #34 
  - YES of course  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 03:58 PM   #36 
  - That's because they're illiterate morons.  yibbehobba   Dec-25-07 04:40 PM   #58 
  - This is the average Americans concept of the Civil War  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:05 PM   #37 
     - Odd, Ma'am: The Photographs Of Mr. Brady Were Quite Common In Histories In My Youth  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:10 PM   #39 
     - Paul who?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:21 PM   #41 
        - Oh, Well Played, Ma'am....  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:23 PM   #42 
           - I AM NOT PLAYING HERE, SIR  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:27 PM   #46 
           - Oh, Mercy Me, Ma'am: Many Thanks For The Laugh, You Warm these Old Bones  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:33 PM   #52 
              - Are you accusing me of playing games, Sir? Is it against the rules to accuse YOU  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:36 PM   #54 
                 - How Serious, Ma'am, Does Any Of This Seem To You?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:39 PM   #57 
                    - So you are saying you are just playing?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:42 PM   #62 
                       - Perhaps You Should, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:50 PM   #73 
           - Oh I see now there's a thread close to mine Ron Paul  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:33 PM   #51 
              - We Have A Thread Or Two Active, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:37 PM   #55 
                 - I have not read any of it, Sir and if it is possible for you to check what threads I have read  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:40 PM   #59 
                    - What is the deal between you two?  Rex   Dec-25-07 04:42 PM   #63 
                    - Yea I'd really like to know the answer to that question  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:45 PM   #66 
                    - Evidently, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:51 PM   #76 
                    - Fighting, Sir? Say, Rather, Merely A Playful Game Of Hockey....  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:47 PM   #71 
                       - Well as long as no feeling get hurt.  Rex   Dec-25-07 04:50 PM   #74 
                          - Life Death War  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:59 PM   #78 
                    - You Seem, Ma'am, To have Me Confused With The Unsleeping Eye Of Sauron  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:44 PM   #65 
                       - I've always heard turkey makes one sleepy  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:07 PM   #83 
                          - Most Things Make Me Sleepy Nowadays, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:13 PM   #87 
     - OK, fine. I give up.  yibbehobba   Dec-25-07 04:41 PM   #60 
        - An Excellent Point, Sir  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:48 PM   #72 
        - EVERYONE ELSE????  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:26 PM   #94 
           - Well, I'm sorry your thread hasn't been popular with the masses.  yibbehobba   Dec-25-07 06:38 PM   #129 
              - 1704 highest number of views on this page  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:40 PM   #130 
              - It's interesting when someone is losing an argument how they use  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:45 PM   #131 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-25-07 06:51 PM   #132 
                    - QUIT changing my premise  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:55 PM   #133 
  - It is only possible to understand Iraq if you ARE there.  Rex   Dec-25-07 04:12 PM   #40 
  - I feel the same way  blues90   Dec-25-07 04:24 PM   #43 
     - I believe that.  Rex   Dec-25-07 04:32 PM   #50 
        - Yes I definitely agree with that ANY one that has voted for this war or  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:35 PM   #53 
           - I'm glad I got out of the Army in 98'  Rex   Dec-25-07 04:38 PM   #56 
  - I believe that videos and photographs make it harder, not easier, to understand  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 04:25 PM   #44 
  - So the videos did nothing to show the horror of the Holocaust?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:29 PM   #48 
     - What Videos, Ma'am?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 04:58 PM   #77 
     - videos of film, Sir they'll able to do that now, who knew?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:00 PM   #79 
     - So you are saying they had no ability to record video in those days....sir???  U4ikLefty   Dec-25-07 05:01 PM   #80 
        - Videos, that's a new term the kiddies are using these days  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:03 PM   #81 
        - Private Joke, Sir  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:06 PM   #82 
           - Oh you, it's so hard to tell when you're joking around, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:09 PM   #84 
           - Not lauging ....sir.  U4ikLefty   Dec-25-07 05:10 PM   #85 
              - It was Not Meant That You Should, Sir  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:12 PM   #86 
              - Still not funny....sir!!!  U4ikLefty   Dec-25-07 05:14 PM   #88 
              - And who is responsible for that, Sir?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:16 PM   #89 
                 - The Situation Itself, Ma'am, Dictates That It Be So  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:19 PM   #91 
              - That Will Be One More Disappointment In My Life To Bear Up Under, Sir  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:21 PM   #92 
     - "Show the horror?" Sure. But they did nothing  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:39 PM   #99 
        - Then you haven't seen the videos I have  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:41 PM   #100 
           - Do explain.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:44 PM   #103 
              - google PBS and the Holocaust video  seemslikeadream   Dec-26-07 05:57 AM   #163 
  - Yes. n/t  Lilith Velkor   Dec-25-07 04:29 PM   #47 
  - So war can be understood in all it's horror regulated to print  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 04:30 PM   #49 
     - I can understand it  Lilith Velkor   Dec-25-07 04:46 PM   #68 
     - I don't think so  blues90   Dec-25-07 04:47 PM   #70 
     - The other day many children were killed in a train wreck.  Disturbed   Dec-25-07 04:50 PM   #75 
  - Not Entirely... But It Does Help  fascisthunter   Dec-25-07 04:46 PM   #69 
  - Absolutely NOT, and I can't believe the people here who think so  lynyrd_skynyrd   Dec-25-07 05:17 PM   #90 
  - What's incredible to me is that no matter what I post about and I post about a lot  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:24 PM   #93 
     - So was the OP a rhetorical trick question?  Lilith Velkor   Dec-25-07 05:34 PM   #96 
     - Extremely sincere, I NEVER joke about war and death  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:37 PM   #98 
        - What Else Is There To Joke About, Ma'am?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 05:41 PM   #101 
        - If that's what makes you happy to joke about war and death  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:49 PM   #107 
           - Really, Ma'am, You Do Not Want To Explore My Sense Of Humor Very Deeply....  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 07:00 PM   #135 
        - You seem to be implying that there is only one correct answer  Lilith Velkor   Dec-25-07 05:45 PM   #105 
           - I am not impling that  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:47 PM   #106 
              - I was mistaken, then.  Lilith Velkor   Dec-25-07 07:03 PM   #137 
     - I wouldn't worry about it  blues90   Dec-25-07 05:59 PM   #115 
  - Images that changed the world  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:34 PM   #95 
  - South of the DMZ 1966  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:35 PM   #97 
  - The Pentagon has kept the Videos of Torture at Abu Grahib.  Disturbed   Dec-25-07 05:44 PM   #104 
  - They are stately and sedate for war photography,  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:43 PM   #102 
  - Images are indeed often useful for forcing discussion of a situation.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:50 PM   #108 
  - So are words  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:53 PM   #109 
  - Indeed. It is even easier to lie with words.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:57 PM   #113 
     - Then what is left? The only think I can think of is sending everyone to see for themselves  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:59 PM   #116 
        - I agree: images can clearly display the horror of war. That is indeed valuable.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 06:05 PM   #121 
           - Of course but your average American will not and can't not discuss  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:07 PM   #123 
              - True. I also agree that images are extraordinarily useful for bringing  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 06:12 PM   #126 
  - FORCING A DISCUSSION  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:53 PM   #110 
  - Certainly it is a good thing. But once we're trying to achieve understanding,  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:58 PM   #114 
     - Have you tried to change someones opinion of the Iraq war with words?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:01 PM   #119 
        - It depends on what you mean by that.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 06:09 PM   #125 
           - Complex is not gonna happen with the average American  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:28 PM   #127 
              - Superiority Is So Comforting, Eh, Ma'am?  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 06:55 PM   #134 
                 - Is that why they still think Saddam did 9/11, Sir?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 07:03 PM   #136 
                 - When Next You Wonder, Ma'am, Why Rightist Claims Leftists Are Elitists  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 07:50 PM   #144 
                    - Just the truth, the truth, that's all  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:07 PM   #145 
                    - You tell me if the average American did not see this photo  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:12 PM   #146 
                    - The OP is not, "does the average American pay close attention to the news."  Occam Bandage   Dec-26-07 02:30 AM   #160 
                       - SOME ONE ELSE BROUGHT AVERAGE AMERICAN INTO THIS  seemslikeadream   Dec-26-07 05:55 AM   #161 
                    - Please do not put words in my mouth, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:17 PM   #147 
                    - Very Poor Tactics, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-25-07 10:37 PM   #155 
                       - Why thank you, Sir  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 10:57 PM   #156 
                       - The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win.  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 11:05 PM   #157 
                          - The rallying cry of the eternal protester,  Occam Bandage   Dec-26-07 02:29 AM   #159 
                             - Are you the author of that little saying?  seemslikeadream   Dec-26-07 05:56 AM   #162 
                    - Excuse me but is this not the truth?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:23 PM   #148 
                 - Isn't there some written or unwritten code about Mods reining in their provocativeness  A-Schwarzenegger   Dec-25-07 07:04 PM   #138 
                    - Thought provoking isn't it?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 07:07 PM   #139 
  - Draw attention, force discussion, understand situation.  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:55 PM   #111 
     - I believe one can bring about a discussion without images as well.  Occam Bandage   Dec-25-07 05:59 PM   #117 
        - Sure is that why the Iraq war continues?  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:01 PM   #118 
  - words are never enough . .Life Magazine  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 05:57 PM   #112 
  - The US Govt. also did not allow some photos of  Disturbed   Dec-25-07 06:04 PM   #120 
     - For sure, for sure  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:08 PM   #124 
  - The man who split the second as dramatic and far-reaching an action as the splitting of the atom  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:33 PM   #128 
  - Folks back East could see, plain as day,  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 07:10 PM   #140 
  - Picture of people being pummeled by a liquid battering ram rallied support for the plight of Blacks  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 06:06 PM   #122 
  - It very much depends on the pictures.  Marrah_G   Dec-25-07 07:15 PM   #141 
  - No pictures - No guilty consciences as we KILL MILLIONS for their Oil....  Junkdrawer   Dec-25-07 07:44 PM   #142 
  - "War photos that changed history"  Batgirl   Dec-25-07 07:45 PM   #143 
  - Rather, they expose lies. The camera never apologizes. That is left to us to do. Thank you Batgirl  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:25 PM   #149 
  - Is it possible to understand what is really happening in Iraq  AnnieHall   Dec-25-07 08:53 PM   #150 
  - Sorry for the wasted post on something I clearly do not understand!  AnnieHall   Dec-25-07 08:56 PM   #151 
  - I'm not asking anyone to trust my perspective, not in the least  seemslikeadream   Dec-25-07 08:56 PM   #152 
  - It's a concerted effort  Orwellian_Ghost   Dec-25-07 09:11 PM   #153 
  - Without being there, without photos or videos? No. eom  uppityperson   Dec-26-07 01:26 AM   #158 
 

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