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Telly Savalas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 06:25 PM
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32. Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell may be jerk-offs extraordinaire
but none of their supporters has ever used force or threatened to use force to keep my daughter from attending school.
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  -Does anyone here think we should continue the war against the Taliban because of women's rights? Smith_3  Mar-08-09 04:24 PM   #0 
  - A "war" is not going to solve women's rights issues.....  marmar   Mar-08-09 04:25 PM   #1 
  - There's no economic justice when 50% of the population is denied the right to a basic education  Telly Savalas   Mar-08-09 05:24 PM   #16 
     - So are you suggesting war will cure that? .....  marmar   Mar-08-09 05:42 PM   #23 
        - Probably not.  Telly Savalas   Mar-08-09 06:14 PM   #27 
  - That's a matter for engagement and education...  annabanana   Mar-08-09 04:27 PM   #2 
  - No, but because they are in league with the people who attacked NYC.  tabasco   Mar-08-09 04:31 PM   #3 
  - I lean this way too, but wonder if the opportunity has been lost. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 06:17 PM   #30 
  - No.  roody   Mar-08-09 04:33 PM   #4 
  - War isn't necessarily the answer. However, if Women's Rights were the sole justification...  Ian David   Mar-08-09 04:36 PM   #5 
  - No. You don't solve brutality with more brutality. There is a huge problem there  EFerrari   Mar-08-09 04:37 PM   #6 
  - This isn't a simple moral question.  Zynx   Mar-08-09 04:40 PM   #10 
     - Oh, I agree. It's not. I've been trying to support RAWA for years.  EFerrari   Mar-08-09 04:47 PM   #14 
  - Let's work on equal rights for all in the good old USA  roughsatori   Mar-08-09 04:39 PM   #7 
  - It wasn't started because of women's rights and it should not be  TBF   Mar-08-09 04:40 PM   #8 
  - You can't bring a culture into the 21st century by bombing them back into the stone age  Idealism   Mar-08-09 04:40 PM   #9 
  - You can't bring them into the 21st century by any means at all.  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 05:37 PM   #20 
  - Absolutely not.  blues90   Mar-08-09 04:40 PM   #11 
  - No, Because American Woman Aren't Stupid Enough to Fall For That One Again  NashVegas   Mar-08-09 04:41 PM   #12 
  - I'm for women's rights especially in Asia where they seem to often be  Cleita   Mar-08-09 04:46 PM   #13 
  - What about Darfour?  omega minimo   Mar-08-09 04:49 PM   #15 
  - And the women of Darfur?  Maru Kitteh   Mar-08-09 05:27 PM   #17 
  - I don't believe in progressive imperialism. If the women don't like it, they should revolt.  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 05:30 PM   #18 
  - I'm not familiar with any successful women's revolts. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 06:15 PM   #28 
     - Me neither. I have also never heard of direct cultural imperialism  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 06:38 PM   #36 
     - I don't support that but 'have the women revolt' also isn't workable. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 09:11 PM   #48 
     - Hmm, Turkey strikes me as an experiment in progress on direct cultural imperialism  riderinthestorm   Mar-09-09 10:03 AM   #55 
     - (they seldom make the evening news). . . . .  annabanana   Mar-08-09 06:39 PM   #37 
  - no, but women in Afghanistan will need support  bigtree   Mar-08-09 05:31 PM   #19 
  - The $10,000 question is how to achieve this in an environment which contains  Telly Savalas   Mar-08-09 06:28 PM   #33 
  - You can't. Any foreign aid or support will be used as propaganda against the cause.  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 06:41 PM   #38 
     - I had the impression that bin Laden was from outside Afghanistan  Boojatta   Mar-08-09 08:08 PM   #45 
  - Only if one believes that death makes everyone equal.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-08-09 05:37 PM   #21 
  - No. It's a good by-product of the war (which is necessary) but not for that reason alone.  dem629   Mar-08-09 05:40 PM   #22 
  - No. You Build Schools.  sandnsea   Mar-08-09 05:49 PM   #24 
  - Schools are being built.  Telly Savalas   Mar-08-09 06:22 PM   #31 
     - Three Cups Of Tea  sandnsea   Mar-08-09 06:32 PM   #34 
     - And that area is now seeing a sharp increase of schools for girls getting burned down  riderinthestorm   Mar-09-09 10:12 AM   #56 
     - I fear you're right.  JerseygirlCT   Mar-08-09 07:28 PM   #44 
  - No, women lose rights and security during wars.  noamnety   Mar-08-09 05:56 PM   #25 
  - The Taliban? How about these guys?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-08-09 05:57 PM   #26 
  - Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell may be jerk-offs extraordinaire  Telly Savalas   Mar-08-09 06:25 PM   #32 
  - That really has nothing to do with the subject at hand. nt  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 06:36 PM   #35 
  - The Taliban's stones break many bones, but Salman Rushdie will never hurt me.  Boojatta   Mar-08-09 08:15 PM   #47 
  - No. It just doesn't work that way. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 06:16 PM   #29 
  - Start with hiring the guys who beat the woman and you are closer to reality.  anaxarchos   Mar-08-09 06:41 PM   #39 
  - A war against all religions would kill many birds with one stone.  chollybocker   Mar-08-09 06:42 PM   #40 
  - HOLY WAR FUCK YEAH! nt  anonymous171   Mar-08-09 06:46 PM   #41 
  - Let the United Nations handle such weighty international issues  marshall   Mar-08-09 07:17 PM   #42 
  - Well, we could start with our good buddies in Saudi Arabia  JerseygirlCT   Mar-08-09 07:26 PM   #43 
  - Helping Afghan Women and Girls  G_j   Mar-08-09 08:13 PM   #46 
  - I'm not sure the child gangrapin' warlords we support are a hell of a lot better.  readmoreoften   Mar-08-09 09:40 PM   #49 
  - Hmmmm Saudi Arabia? BTW... Afghanistan is about oil and poppies and always  OmmmSweetOmmm   Mar-08-09 09:44 PM   #50 
  - the first thing we should do is say, unequivocally  ldf   Mar-08-09 10:00 PM   #51 
  - The Taliban needs to be wiped off the face of the Earth.  salguine   Mar-08-09 10:03 PM   #52 
  - Absolutely.  Captain_Nemo   Mar-08-09 10:15 PM   #53 
  - kick  wuushew   Mar-09-09 09:53 AM   #54 
 

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