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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-11-09 07:29 PM
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31. Perhaps your reading skills are even smaller than I thought.
Forget the History Channel. Go directly to Sesame Street. I hear they teach the alphabet there.
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  -I am deeply disturbed that Obama used a Nazi comparison at his peace prize speech. howard112211  Dec-11-09 07:08 PM   #0 
  - I think you're correct: you're deeply disturbed.  Lerkfish   Dec-11-09 07:09 PM   #1 
  - Bwah-ha-HAH!1 n/t  UTUSN   Dec-12-09 09:51 AM   #113 
  - thanks for your "concern", howard1!!1!11!  emulatorloo   Dec-11-09 07:09 PM   #2 
  - Nice post, Hi...oh, the hell with it  SoxFan   Dec-11-09 07:09 PM   #3 
  - It is a ridiculous comparison indeed  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-11-09 07:10 PM   #4 
  - CANT. BE. BOTHERED. WITH. FACTS.  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:20 PM   #18 
     - I really have to question your orthography and punctuation, there,  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:35 PM   #41 
        - Your concern is noted.  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:45 PM   #44 
           - Oh, I'm ignored. I shall go, now, and pout for a time.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 08:03 PM   #53 
  - You'r concern is duly noted  sharp_stick   Dec-11-09 07:10 PM   #5 
  - What you mean  sharp_stick   Dec-11-09 07:11 PM   #6 
  - You may wish to visit your local library and do some reading  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:12 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, but he was comparing Al Qaeda to Hitler.  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:14 PM   #9 
     - You need to read it more carefully - you are jumping to your own point and not his  stray cat   Dec-11-09 07:19 PM   #16 
     - Oh, so now I agree with 9-11?  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:25 PM   #26 
     - No, he was saying that there is evil in the world  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-11-09 07:20 PM   #19 
     - "Both AQ and the Nazis are evil" I have one question for you  Bonn1997   Dec-11-09 08:47 PM   #60 
        - Yes, where exactly do you want me to start? What year?  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-11-09 09:10 PM   #65 
        - One question for you, are the United States as evil as AQ and the Nazis?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-11-09 10:32 PM   #73 
        - No, it's simply a difference in degree of "evil" if we're going to use that word. I believe in  Bonn1997   Dec-12-09 05:30 AM   #109 
        - Was the genocide of the American Indian less evil than the genocide of the Jews?  Toots   Dec-12-09 08:51 AM   #110 
        - the US often dredges up Hitler for every war:  MisterP   Dec-12-09 12:49 AM   #99 
     - it is a comparison of qualities, not quantities.  anigbrowl   Dec-11-09 07:23 PM   #23 
     - No. He did not do that at all. Perhaps I've overestimated your  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:27 PM   #29 
     - He used the words Hitler and Al Qaeda within five seconds of each other.  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:29 PM   #32 
        - My dear Howard.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:38 PM   #42 
     - So, I compare my ex-mother-in-law to the Anti-Christ, big f'ing deal!  DailyGrind51   Dec-12-09 01:42 AM   #105 
  - Well.......  cliffordu   Dec-11-09 07:13 PM   #8 
  - You concern is duly noted.  berni_mccoy   Dec-11-09 07:14 PM   #10 
  - He was making a historical point - do you think peaceful sit ins would have stopped Hitler?  stray cat   Dec-11-09 07:16 PM   #11 
  - Comparing the enemy to Hitler is just a cheap tactic.  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:19 PM   #17 
     - "We gotta fight them because they are like Hitler" Now you are just making stuff up  emulatorloo   Dec-11-09 07:54 PM   #49 
     - SHow me exactly in the speech where he said this...  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-11-09 09:20 PM   #71 
  - Howard,  kayakjohnny   Dec-11-09 07:17 PM   #12 
  - Slow night in Pumaville, eh?  apocalypsehow   Dec-11-09 07:18 PM   #13 
  - There is nothing wrong with using in a reality-based sentence.  tabatha   Dec-11-09 07:18 PM   #14 
  - Using the term "Evil" rules out a "reality-based sentence"  Oregone   Dec-11-09 07:58 PM   #50 
  - evil exists in reality  paulsby   Dec-11-09 09:18 PM   #69 
  - Prove it exists....that burden rests upon you  Oregone   Dec-11-09 11:30 PM   #75 
     - i can't prove that love exists either  paulsby   Dec-11-09 11:34 PM   #77 
        - "i know evil exists"  Oregone   Dec-11-09 11:40 PM   #78 
           - i also believe the external world exists  paulsby   Dec-11-09 11:46 PM   #80 
              - Well you are free to believe whatever cookoo shit you want  Oregone   Dec-11-09 11:51 PM   #82 
                 - do you believe in an external world besides your own experience?  paulsby   Dec-11-09 11:54 PM   #83 
                    - I believe in nothing  Oregone   Dec-11-09 11:58 PM   #84 
                       - so, you're a nihilist  paulsby   Dec-12-09 12:03 AM   #86 
                          - Im just a human  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:09 AM   #88 
                             - those are two different things  paulsby   Dec-12-09 12:22 AM   #91 
                                - The argument today from Obama  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:29 AM   #93 
                                   - that's great but still tangential  paulsby   Dec-12-09 12:34 AM   #94 
                                      - No, Ill give you that. It is tangential  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:40 AM   #96 
                                         - but i see that as typical  paulsby   Dec-12-09 12:45 AM   #97 
                                         - "nothing i have learned in any scientific field discounts the presence of ..."  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:48 AM   #98 
                                            - it's not simply anything i can dream up in my head  paulsby   Dec-12-09 01:07 AM   #101 
                                            - If you can't even describe something, nor define it, much less prove it exists...  Oregone   Dec-12-09 01:18 AM   #104 
                                            - i think love  paulsby   Dec-12-09 02:28 AM   #106 
                                         - well at least we know that you don't think that anything bush did was evil  onenote   Dec-12-09 03:19 PM   #121 
  - Serious question... do you honestly believe the following were not evil?  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-11-09 09:18 PM   #70 
     - Those human acts sound "human"  Oregone   Dec-11-09 11:31 PM   #76 
  - "the greatest generation?" We all say that. Especially the  Fire1   Dec-12-09 04:31 PM   #124 
  - Wow, mentioning HISTORY is bad?  Odin2005   Dec-11-09 07:19 PM   #15 
  - Not just "bad," but "bad taste"  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-11-09 07:20 PM   #21 
  - No. But contorting it by claiming that the wars today are anywhere as just as WWII.  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:22 PM   #22 
     - Perhaps your reading skills are even smaller than I thought.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:29 PM   #31 
  - I do agree with your deeply disturbed state - you may need help  stray cat   Dec-11-09 07:20 PM   #20 
  - Welcome to DU Howard. Sorry for the rudeness by some here.  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:23 PM   #24 
  - I'll try.  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:26 PM   #28 
  - I've got your back.  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:29 PM   #30 
  - Indeed. I see you are waving. I find that amusing.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:30 PM   #35 
     - Yes, waving to WELCOME a newcomer.  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:33 PM   #38 
        - I like to wave. Usually, though, I wave goodbye.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:34 PM   #40 
           - Thanks for the inspiration-  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 07:42 PM   #43 
              - I'm always pleased to offer ideas.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 08:02 PM   #52 
  - I thought that part was great actually...  Imajika   Dec-11-09 07:23 PM   #25 
  - I thought it was great! He's really proving to be a wonderful president.  goldcanyonaz   Dec-11-09 07:25 PM   #27 
  - Thank you for stepping up!  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:31 PM   #36 
  - I like when newbies have the wherewithal to hide their profile and post inflammatory crap  HughMoran   Dec-11-09 07:29 PM   #33 
  - And why is this inflammatory?  howard112211   Dec-11-09 07:30 PM   #34 
  - Advil will probably take care of the inflammatory process.  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:33 PM   #39 
     - LOL n/t  emulatorloo   Dec-11-09 07:47 PM   #46 
  - It's always entertaining, yes? And then, there's always the  MineralMan   Dec-11-09 07:32 PM   #37 
  - He's really trying to pick a fight. How will we know when he gets pizza if his profile is hidden?  Hekate   Dec-12-09 03:10 AM   #108 
  - Wow.Thanks for sharing Your opinion, many of us agree  gimama   Dec-11-09 07:47 PM   #45 
  - Yeah, we can never have enough "never do right"  HughMoran   Dec-11-09 07:51 PM   #48 
  - Asinine comparison. Maybe if he mentioned the Aryan/Neo-Nazi movement as a parallel to Al Queda  Oregone   Dec-11-09 07:50 PM   #47 
  - +1  leftstreet   Dec-11-09 11:43 PM   #79 
  - So love doesn't exist?  proteus_lives   Dec-12-09 12:20 AM   #90 
     - A chemical reaction that humans appear to biologically desire exists  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:51 AM   #100 
        - Wow, a bad Vulcan impression.  proteus_lives   Dec-12-09 01:14 AM   #103 
  - Yeah, I know  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-11-09 08:00 PM   #51 
  - Welcome to DU. An auspicious start.  Canuckistanian   Dec-11-09 08:05 PM   #54 
  - Welcome to DU! I found Obama's statement odd as well, and strangely fatalistic.  Brickbat   Dec-11-09 08:09 PM   #55 
  - Hmmm... Here's the part that I don't get:  Smarmie Doofus   Dec-11-09 08:29 PM   #56 
  - That's a good question  Bonn1997   Dec-11-09 08:44 PM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-09 02:46 PM   #117 
  - I'm more upset by the gender exclusive language. What's up with that?  ProgressiveMuslim   Dec-11-09 08:33 PM   #57 
  - LOL. Yes, women can hate too!  Oregone   Dec-12-09 12:01 AM   #85 
  - As one of my Professors used to say  Turbineguy   Dec-11-09 08:39 PM   #58 
  - How far do you understand?  omega minimo   Dec-11-09 08:50 PM   #61 
  - WELCOME to DU!! nt  Raine   Dec-11-09 08:57 PM   #62 
  - I thought it was a perfectly appropriate comparison to make. Welcome to DU.  NYC_SKP   Dec-11-09 09:03 PM   #63 
  - I guess anyone who opposed Obama's war is a Nazi appeaser.  provis99   Dec-11-09 09:07 PM   #64 
  - Yes! There is that insinuation, isn't there?  BeHereNow   Dec-11-09 09:15 PM   #67 
  - Welcome to DU.  emilyg   Dec-11-09 09:11 PM   #66 
  - Before posting, you ought to have run your interpretation by a few people who  saltpoint   Dec-11-09 09:17 PM   #68 
  - Disturbing? Sure, but when you're accepting a prize for peace while conducting two wars...  Umbral   Dec-11-09 10:29 PM   #72 
  - Welcome to DU, howard 112211.  Th1onein   Dec-11-09 10:33 PM   #74 
  - I've had a bad day. You are not helping that.  janx   Dec-11-09 11:49 PM   #81 
  - Someone should have jumped up and shouted GODWIN!  JVS   Dec-12-09 12:04 AM   #87 
  - ...  leftstreet   Dec-12-09 12:27 AM   #92 
  - OMG.. are you kidding?  ddeclue   Dec-12-09 12:13 AM   #89 
  - what the fuck is wrong with you?  Skittles   Dec-12-09 12:36 AM   #95 
  - Oh, you'll get over it!  DailyGrind51   Dec-12-09 01:07 AM   #102 
  - Obama always chooses his words very carefully, and I agree with him. It's not "bad taste"...  Hekate   Dec-12-09 02:57 AM   #107 
  - NAZI comparisons are most apt, helping explain how the USA has gotten to the state it's in.  Octafish   Dec-12-09 09:21 AM   #111 
  - I think some people are hypersensitive because of idiotic teabagger signs  niceypoo   Dec-12-09 09:29 AM   #112 
     - Yes. Lack of knowledge... doomed to repeat... and all that. nt  Hekate   Dec-12-09 02:19 PM   #114 
  - running low on anti-obama themes?  seeinfweggos   Dec-12-09 02:20 PM   #115 
  - Perhaps medication is in order? In any case, I wish you a speedy recovery.  11 Bravo   Dec-12-09 02:23 PM   #116 
  - Do you think the President should negotiate with al Qaeda?  treestar   Dec-12-09 02:59 PM   #118 
  - Of course you are. There now....feel better?  Vickers   Dec-12-09 03:00 PM   #119 
  - The name which may not be spoken. I do believe mentioning Hitler as a historic reference is not  laughingliberal   Dec-12-09 03:05 PM   #120 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-12-09 03:25 PM   #122 
  - So did he insult Nazis or did he insult al Qaeda?  DefenseLawyer   Dec-12-09 03:29 PM   #123 
 

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