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85. I think that the whole conflict has evolved past a religious one.
It started that way, but it evolved into a land war. Or maybe it was the other way around and you are right. Either way, both sides are insane. We should get out of there and let them go at it. That's what they want to do.
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  -Helen's question at last night's press conference was extremely important. scarletwoman  Feb-11-09 08:33 PM   #0 
  - Sincere thanks for the recs, whoever you all are.  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 08:53 PM   #1 
  - k/r  katsy   Feb-11-09 08:57 PM   #2 
  - Thank you. (nt)  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 08:59 PM   #4 
  - I wish I would have heard her ask it.  peace13   Feb-11-09 08:59 PM   #3 
  - It was really quite a moment. Like a bolt of light. I imagine there's video up somewhere, or  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:02 PM   #5 
  - Indeed it was! I nearly fell off my chair!  Karenina   Feb-12-09 06:21 AM   #22 
     - Brave Helen...  JFKfanforever   Feb-12-09 06:25 PM   #75 
  - I hope you've seen post #9 in this thread. Links to video. (nt)  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 10:10 PM   #16 
     - Thanks for the link.  peace13   Feb-12-09 08:30 AM   #26 
  - I seen Obama....  unkachuck   Feb-11-09 09:03 PM   #6 
  - It was quite the tap dance.  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:11 PM   #8 
  - Everyone knows that Israel has at least  burrowowl   Feb-11-09 11:48 PM   #18 
  - Why, indeed.  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 06:00 AM   #21 
  - Would get AIPAC breathing down his neck ?  bdamomma   Feb-12-09 09:31 AM   #31 
     - I liked the way on Democracy Now this morning a guest called AIPAC its own country!  cascadiance   Feb-12-09 12:20 PM   #41 
  - Bush had neither the balls are brains to "whack her"...  Shipwack   Feb-12-09 04:42 PM   #68 
  - I knew it was important when I posted it that night of the conference  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-11-09 09:10 PM   #7 
  - Yup. I posted on the thread you started. I would have started my own if you hadn't.  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:15 PM   #10 
  - Here are the two videos...  slipslidingaway   Feb-11-09 09:14 PM   #9 
  - Thank YOU!  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:19 PM   #11 
  - My pleasure, here you go...  slipslidingaway   Feb-11-09 09:39 PM   #14 
     - Thank you very much!  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:50 PM   #15 
        - YW, yes honest answers would be nice :) n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-12-09 09:12 AM   #29 
  - "He did well, but I think he could have done better."  Adsos Letter   Feb-12-09 06:43 PM   #77 
  - The Audacity of Hope ...  GeorgeGist   Feb-12-09 08:29 PM   #105 
  - K&R nt.  Road Scholar   Feb-11-09 09:26 PM   #12 
  - Thank you. (nt)  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 09:33 PM   #13 
  - kick -- because I feel like it...  scarletwoman   Feb-11-09 10:41 PM   #17 
  - k&r, I had thought she meant Iran. Reading this makes me think I was wrong.  uppityperson   Feb-12-09 01:43 AM   #19 
  - Iran doesn't have nukes. Only one country in the region has nukes.  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 03:44 AM   #20 
  - Which makes sense, thank you.  uppityperson   Feb-12-09 12:02 PM   #40 
  - Actually, two: Israel and Pakistan, both allegedly "on our side". (NT)  Tesha   Feb-12-09 05:08 PM   #69 
     - Pakistan is a different region, a region that also includes India  Vattel   Feb-12-09 07:46 PM   #91 
        - Wow! And here I was believing that Iran and Pakistan shared a several-hundred mile border...  Tesha   Feb-13-09 06:13 PM   #106 
  - That is the problem, we continue to hide the truth...  slipslidingaway   Feb-12-09 09:43 AM   #33 
     - That man is a HERO.  Zhade   Feb-12-09 07:47 PM   #93 
        - Or some say a traitor :( n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-13-09 10:33 PM   #107 
  - Perhaps...  Ani Yun Wiya   Feb-12-09 06:31 AM   #23 
  - Another take.  hologram   Feb-12-09 07:03 AM   #24 
  - Iran is trying to develop nukes in part as a response to the threat Israeli nukes pose to them.  baldguy   Feb-12-09 06:00 PM   #73 
  - K&R n/t  TBF   Feb-12-09 07:41 AM   #25 
  - I think the right wing loonies all have collective hearing problems. The question Helen asked was ..  Mr. Sparkle   Feb-12-09 08:46 AM   #27 
  - You forgot the second part of her question...  slipslidingaway   Feb-12-09 09:25 AM   #30 
  - double post. n/t  Mr. Sparkle   Feb-12-09 08:47 AM   #28 
  - Apparently, only American politicians are unaware of Israel's nukes.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Feb-12-09 09:33 AM   #32 
  - Yes, that "selective awareness" is troubling in itself ...  BlueMTexpat   Feb-12-09 03:42 PM   #62 
  - K & R and the last URL in my sig line tells the whole  truedelphi   Feb-12-09 11:22 AM   #34 
  - Welcome back Helen  4 t 4   Feb-12-09 11:40 AM   #35 
  - Nah, it was a bunch of nonsense.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-12-09 11:41 AM   #36 
  - Israel has no ability to build its own nuclear weapons - so where do they come from  ThomWV   Feb-12-09 11:45 AM   #37 
  - I correct you last night, but you still spout this lie. Israel has full nuclear capabilities. (NT)  Tesha   Feb-12-09 05:10 PM   #70 
  - I Love Helen!  Dinger   Feb-12-09 11:48 AM   #38 
  - It was one of the most important questions of the night.  Hell Hath No Fury   Feb-12-09 11:50 AM   #39 
  - It was a stupid wasted question  Uzybone   Feb-12-09 12:27 PM   #42 
  - that is great  Two Americas   Feb-12-09 12:34 PM   #43 
  - spot on  4 t 4   Feb-12-09 01:41 PM   #45 
  - I didn't say questions they WANT to answer  Uzybone   Feb-12-09 03:17 PM   #58 
     - how could they know that?  Two Americas   Feb-12-09 03:42 PM   #61 
  - If reporters only asked questions they knew they'd get direct answers to.....  Shakespeare   Feb-12-09 12:44 PM   #44 
  - Uhhhhhhhhh, maybe because...  AntiFascist   Feb-12-09 01:43 PM   #46 
  - This is the most short-sighted comment I've ever seen posted on DU  ThomWV   Feb-12-09 01:56 PM   #47 
  - That's a tad harsh  zipplewrath   Feb-12-09 02:22 PM   #49 
     - Exactly  Uzybone   Feb-12-09 03:13 PM   #55 
  - This was a stupid wasted post.  OwnedByFerrets   Feb-12-09 02:24 PM   #50 
  - It wasn't wasted. She made her point.  aquart   Feb-12-09 02:58 PM   #51 
  - I know Helen is a sacred cow to many  Uzybone   Feb-12-09 03:11 PM   #54 
  - there we go  Two Americas   Feb-12-09 03:45 PM   #63 
  - You sure are deep in the business of putting words in people mouths  Uzybone   Feb-12-09 04:05 PM   #64 
     - 'Helen is a sacred cow''  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-12-09 05:48 PM   #72 
  - For the question having no meaning or relevance it sure did generate  Ichingcarpenter   Feb-12-09 05:37 PM   #71 
  - What's "extremist" about wanting the truth to be clear?  Zhade   Feb-12-09 07:50 PM   #96 
     - In a world of lies, exposing the truth is a radical act. (nt)  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 08:12 PM   #102 
  - Nor should there be? Are you kidding me?  Zhade   Feb-12-09 07:49 PM   #94 
  - Thank you ....And she spoke THE TRUTH  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:55 PM   #97 
  - yeah and the A-Roid question  Mongooseflies   Feb-12-09 04:27 PM   #67 
  - Not wasted at all. Obama's dodging of the question was very informative.  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 07:26 PM   #81 
  - I Disagree... The Unanswered Question Exposes the Truth  fascisthunter   Feb-12-09 07:27 PM   #82 
  - "The job of a reporter is to get us information" And, we got some.  tekisui   Feb-12-09 07:41 PM   #88 
  - So very very true  OwnedByFerrets   Feb-12-09 02:22 PM   #48 
  - Bravery is contagious!  JuniperLea   Feb-12-09 02:59 PM   #52 
  - Interventionists made it this way. Let the ME go to hell. I would love a huge war there.  anonymous171   Feb-12-09 03:00 PM   #53 
  - The blunt truth is that if Israel didn't have those nukes, Israel and its people would be dead.  Jim Sagle   Feb-12-09 03:16 PM   #56 
  - If they use the nukes, everyone is dead as well.  anonymous171   Feb-12-09 03:17 PM   #57 
  - They've had their nukes for quite some time, and never used them.  Jim Sagle   Feb-12-09 06:15 PM   #74 
  - no shit.... and most of it is over the differences of religion itself  fascisthunter   Feb-12-09 07:30 PM   #83 
     - I think that the whole conflict has evolved past a religious one.  anonymous171   Feb-12-09 07:36 PM   #85 
        - Yes.. I Agree with. It started with Religion but today...  fascisthunter   Feb-12-09 07:40 PM   #86 
  - We're not talking about the wisdom of them *having* nukes. This is about speaking the truth.  jgraz   Feb-12-09 03:28 PM   #59 
  - So, you're saying they DO have nuclear weapons. Why can't our politicians say it? nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Feb-12-09 04:13 PM   #65 
  - Then why can't it be spoken of? You talk about "the truth" -- why is "the truth" covered up?  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 08:03 PM   #100 
  - K & R for Truth.  earth mom   Feb-12-09 03:32 PM   #60 
  - Thats EXACTLY what I thought  Mongooseflies   Feb-12-09 04:19 PM   #66 
  - That's a real journalist in action  varelse   Feb-12-09 06:36 PM   #76 
  - and everyone who does know the truth, knows the lies  G_j   Feb-12-09 06:47 PM   #78 
  - "...everyone who does know the truth, knows the lies" -- Wow, that's SO right on!  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 08:16 PM   #103 
  - How did the US come to this??  MellowDem   Feb-12-09 06:53 PM   #79 
  - K&R  Orwellian_Ghost   Feb-12-09 07:19 PM   #80 
  - Thank you. I was totally amazed to log on tonight and find this thread on the front page.  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 07:30 PM   #84 
     - once in a while you can really nail it good and people see it  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:44 PM   #89 
     - What's gratifying is seeing a good discussion generated. It has nothing to do with me personally. nt  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 08:22 PM   #104 
     - btw my impression is Helen is very well liked around here . nt  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:46 PM   #92 
  - Helen: You are a national treasure ..knr  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:40 PM   #87 
  - I knew he was going to dodge it. If I weren't expecting such weaseling, I'd be disappointed.  Zhade   Feb-12-09 07:46 PM   #90 
  - Just one more kick for Helen. That quote will be written into History. nt  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:49 PM   #95 
  - Mighty Punt!! Rec!!  SalmonChantedEvening   Feb-12-09 07:56 PM   #98 
  - Thank you, love!  scarletwoman   Feb-12-09 08:04 PM   #101 
  - This is one of those posts you want to rec twice. Another kick for Helen. nt  wroberts189   Feb-12-09 07:58 PM   #99 
  - Transparency Needed on this Issue  yellowwood   Feb-14-09 05:57 AM   #108 
  - K  G_j   Feb-14-09 05:17 PM   #109 

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