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zeemike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-17-09 01:08 PM
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19. I agree we have lost our moral compass.
And that being said what do we do about it.
Run off to Canada or some other country?
Commit suicide?
Just give up and let the RW have it? Because if we don't try to solve this through a political means then the only option we will have is revolution and civil war...and frankly we could be on the loosing end, especially sense the RW is well armed and would have many in the military behind them for fear of retribution.
Having high moral principles is one thing and change is another.
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  -"...exactly what the Bush administration intended." laststeamtrain  Apr-17-09 09:53 AM   #0 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Apr-17-09 09:54 AM   #1 
  - I don't think we should be prosecting CIA agents and soldiers either  Renew Deal   Apr-17-09 09:56 AM   #2 
  - That's the problem  atreides1   Apr-17-09 10:09 AM   #5 
     - I get your point.  Renew Deal   Apr-17-09 10:15 AM   #7 
  - If there were ever a recipe for a right wing takeover it would  zeemike   Apr-17-09 10:04 AM   #3 
  - What an astounding statement.  laststeamtrain   Apr-17-09 10:08 AM   #4 
  - Well I am sure glad you are not president.  zeemike   Apr-17-09 10:17 AM   #9 
     - WOLVERINES!!! n/t  laststeamtrain   Apr-17-09 10:23 AM   #11 
     - We'd be at Rwanda levels within ten years  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-17-09 10:27 AM   #14 
  - Then that would prove one thing  atreides1   Apr-17-09 10:13 AM   #6 
     - Well that is the reality like it or not.  zeemike   Apr-17-09 10:22 AM   #10 
  - Oh,it would be "unfair" to prosecute torturers  gratuitous   Apr-17-09 10:17 AM   #8 
  - What Neocons have intended all along is chaos/conflict, and so set about ensuring it  Echo In Light   Apr-17-09 10:23 AM   #12 
  - Hideyoki Yamashita was HUNG for waterboarding US soldiers  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-17-09 10:24 AM   #13 
  - Yes and in those days it was against US policy to torture.  zeemike   Apr-17-09 10:29 AM   #15 
     - 1998 torture laws passed by the US congress  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-17-09 10:32 AM   #16 
        - I agree we have lost our moral compass.  zeemike   Apr-17-09 01:08 PM   #19 
           - Well I am not hopeful the country will survive  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-17-09 05:42 PM   #20 
  - This says nothing of those who tortured first, then wrote the memos for cover!!  L. Coyote   Apr-17-09 10:37 AM   #17 
     - Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!  Solly Mack   Apr-17-09 10:39 AM   #18 
 

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