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Justpat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-03-09 07:32 PM
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57. I think you mean appalled. n/t

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  -Video of Taliban Flogging Rattles Pakistan Coventina  Apr-03-09 05:00 PM   #0 
  - And Pakistan's government actually compromised with these soulless freaks  derby378   Apr-03-09 05:06 PM   #1 
  - as it should  uppityperson   Apr-03-09 05:07 PM   #2 
  - On a much larger scale, I look within instead - I have no words to express my utter contempt  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:07 PM   #3 
  - oh come on!  cosmicone   Apr-03-09 05:17 PM   #13 
  - pathetic.  cali   Apr-03-09 05:27 PM   #19 
     - Well said  fujiyama   Apr-06-09 03:17 AM   #83 
  - Taliban = filth.  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:08 PM   #4 
  - Illegal Occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan coupled with Air Raids and "collateral damage" = EVIL.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:10 PM   #5 
     - So you're fine with this brutal attack on this young woman?  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:12 PM   #6 
     - Nice strawman  Tempest   Apr-03-09 05:14 PM   #9 
     - She's an apologist for everything ugly and hurtful in the world.  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:16 PM   #12 
     - She is not the only one  cosmicone   Apr-03-09 05:19 PM   #14 
     - It would be GOOD if you could be as equally incensed about political prisoners and forced abortions  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:27 PM   #18 
        - And you conclude that I am not... why, exactly?  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:36 PM   #29 
        - And that has what to do with the original post?  fujiyama   Apr-06-09 03:22 AM   #84 
     - she, and she introduces red herrings into any thread that dares to note  cali   Apr-03-09 05:29 PM   #23 
     - Nice Red Herring ....  Trajan   Apr-03-09 05:44 PM   #35 
     - Self-delete  Coventina   Apr-03-09 05:15 PM   #10 
     - No, I'm not but what you fail to acknowledge is that THESE men are "their people" -husbands, sons ..  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:23 PM   #17 
        - "no matter how many times my husband mistreats me, I'd fight to the death..."  Coventina   Apr-03-09 05:28 PM   #22 
        - Because it's THEIR native land. The situation sucks for the women but it's THEIR people and culture  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:33 PM   #26 
        - But it's NOT their culture! It's a recent invasion of the Taliban into the Swat valley  Coventina   Apr-03-09 05:36 PM   #30 
        - "Maybe they, unlike you, don't want unlimited abuse."  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:41 PM   #32 
           - Thanks!  Coventina   Apr-03-09 05:45 PM   #37 
        - Abuse of women is just that ! Abuse of women in any country!  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:29 PM   #24 
        - Then you are as equally incensed about China forcing THEIR women to have abortions? nt  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:34 PM   #28 
           - You make no sense. This is not about China but ANY abuse of women is not acceptable but it seems to  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:41 PM   #33 
              - Again, I am just as applauded as you. However, this form of selective outrage is not healthy.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:45 PM   #38 
                 - don't say "we" I don't buddy up to them..  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:47 PM   #41 
                    - WE are American Citizens. So yes, we are a part of a government who "buddies up" to some very  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:54 PM   #45 
        - Your misunderstanding of the facts is vast.  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:34 PM   #27 
        - No, that's the point. I FULLY understand the dire nature of this situation, but I live in ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:36 PM   #31 
           - Occupation has nothing to do with the torture of woman. So you heard the asshole who was beating the  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:45 PM   #36 
           - You've made it clear that you don't understand ANYTHING of the situation.  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:47 PM   #39 
              - No, the only difference between you and I = I do not buy-into selective outrage just to  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:49 PM   #42 
                 - I can and do speak from a position of moral superiority...  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:54 PM   #44 
                    - Good for you. It must be a very comfortable place to be in. I'm an American Citizen and I ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:55 PM   #46 
                       - It's only done in your name if you can't be bothered to oppose it.  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 06:02 PM   #47 
                       - Please. The first time you wrote "applauded" for "appalled," I assumed it was just  tblue37   Apr-03-09 07:13 PM   #55 
                       - I think you mean appalled. n/t  Justpat   Apr-03-09 07:32 PM   #57 
                          - Thank you, I stand corrected.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 07:58 PM   #64 
        - Were you forced into marriage shortly after puberty  wickerwoman   Apr-06-09 02:12 AM   #79 
        - You assume the Taliban aren't enforcing their will on other peoples  Hippo_Tron   Apr-06-09 03:01 AM   #80 
     - Shut your trap fucking apologist  Sultana   Apr-03-09 05:21 PM   #15 
     - How mature. I see that I'm reaching you.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:27 PM   #21 
     - And one doesn't excuse the other.  Forkboy   Apr-03-09 07:52 PM   #61 
     - shameful  Kalyan   Apr-03-09 10:40 PM   #75 
     - 100% right, ShortnFiery.  EFerrari   Apr-03-09 10:46 PM   #76 
        - first of all, it's just not that hard to condemn both  cali   Apr-06-09 03:07 AM   #82 
  - And we're supposed to suck up to these barbarians  pscot   Apr-03-09 05:13 PM   #7 
  - Religious fanatics in this country do the same thing  Tempest   Apr-03-09 05:13 PM   #8 
  - another piece of pathetic.  cali   Apr-03-09 05:32 PM   #25 
  - "... it should not have been done in public..."  Zenlitened   Apr-03-09 05:15 PM   #11 
  - Ok, when do we invade Saudi Arabia, Israel and China?  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:41 PM   #34 
  - excerpt:  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:22 PM   #16 
  - I get so angry at what these women have to go through because of the illiterate brainwashed men and  bkkyosemite   Apr-03-09 05:27 PM   #20 
  - Don't we prop these guys up?  norepubsin08   Apr-03-09 05:47 PM   #40 
  - Excellent question.  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 05:52 PM   #43 
  - We still support the Taleban? I thought the Cold War had ended?  anonymous171   Apr-03-09 06:55 PM   #53 
  - What a terrible shame. Of course this kind of thing  Liquorice   Apr-03-09 06:12 PM   #48 
  - Think about the timing of this.  Brucie Kibbutz   Apr-03-09 06:14 PM   #49 
  - highly unlikely.  cali   Apr-03-09 06:16 PM   #50 
  - That remains to be seen.  Brucie Kibbutz   Apr-03-09 06:31 PM   #51 
     - oh for pity's sake. not everything is an evil american plot.  cali   Apr-03-09 06:47 PM   #52 
        - I didn't say this was for certain.  Brucie Kibbutz   Apr-03-09 07:01 PM   #54 
  - Taleban behead police officer in Pakistan: police ( this happened yesterday) how about that timing ?  ohio2007   Apr-03-09 07:24 PM   #56 
     - I didn't say it was like Mayberry aside from this flogging.  Brucie Kibbutz   Apr-03-09 07:36 PM   #58 
  - Horrible. I wonder if there's any chance this will help  JerseygirlCT   Apr-03-09 07:38 PM   #59 
  - *Rabid Animals* you say? Not anything like the developed world and our use of "pretty weapons?"  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 07:56 PM   #62 
  - Do you think anyone else's horrific behavior makes theirs ok  JerseygirlCT   Apr-03-09 08:07 PM   #65 
  - No, it's all is bad. However, who do you think is going to take us seriously when we can't even  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 08:28 PM   #70 
  - Do you think there have been enough threads criticizing the wars America is involved in?  friedgreentomatoes   Apr-05-09 11:30 PM   #78 
  - No, more like this  ohio2007   Apr-03-09 08:09 PM   #66 
  - Yes, sadly  JerseygirlCT   Apr-03-09 08:13 PM   #67 
  - Probably not.  Igel   Apr-03-09 09:28 PM   #72 
     - The Pakistani government doesn't have the power to stand up to the Taliban  Hippo_Tron   Apr-06-09 03:05 AM   #81 
  - She was beaten for refusing a marriage proposal made by "a righteous one"  ohio2007   Apr-03-09 07:49 PM   #60 
  - Damn, and here I thought "The Righteous ONE" was always the God Almighty USA ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 07:57 PM   #63 
     - You have to serve somebody  ohio2007   Apr-03-09 08:17 PM   #68 
        - That's so true. What's amazing to me is that Americans are able to partition away all the atrocity  ShortnFiery   Apr-03-09 08:23 PM   #69 
  - perhaps they needed 'rattling' w/ re: to the Taliban (nm)  bevoette   Apr-03-09 08:45 PM   #71 
  - If only their women are allowed to say this...:  Catherine Vincent   Apr-03-09 09:43 PM   #73 
  - If only their women are allowed to say this...:  ohio2007   Apr-03-09 10:23 PM   #74 
  - Religious (Pakistan) parties reluctant to condemn girls lashing in Swat  ohio2007   Apr-04-09 10:04 AM   #77 

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